10 Movies Like Hounddog

Hounddog

This is a list of movie recommendations of movies similar to Hounddog. Bear in mind that this list is in no particular order.

Beautiful Marguerite Gauthier (Greta Garbo) lifts herself out of her poverty-stricken upbringing by becoming the enchanting “Lady of the Camellias,” well-kept courtesan of the rich and influential Baron de Varville (Henry Daniell). When young Armand (Robert Taylor) falls in love with Marguerite, his sincere adoration causes her to question her comfortable life, and, despite the protests of Armand’s scandal-wary father (Lionel Barrymore), she considers leaving the Baron for him.

A child psychologist (Mare Winningham) tries to help her bulimic daughter (Alison Lohman) face the issues behind her illness.

When David Greene (Brendan Fraser) receives a football scholarship to a prestigious prep school in the 1950s, he feels pressure to hide the fact that he is Jewish from his classmates and teachers, fearing that they may be anti-Semitic. He quickly becomes the big man on campus thanks to his football skills, but when his Jewish background is discovered, his worst fears are realized and his friends (Matt Damon, Chris O’Donnell) turn on him with violent threats and public ridicule.

Former con man Brett Hanson (William Hurt) is imprisoned for six years before finally being released on parole. Now he needs to get back home to Louisiana and the ex-wife (Maria Bello) he left there, so when he meets Gordy (Eddie Redmayne) and Martine (Kristen Stewart) on a road trip south, he accepts their offer to give him a ride. While Brett wonders whether his ex-wife will want to see him again, Gordy harbors a crush on Martine, who is trying to recover from her painful past.

Veronica (Catherine McCormack) is brilliant, gifted and beautiful, but the handsome aristocrat she loves, Marco Venier (Rufus Sewell), cannot marry her because she is penniless and of questionable family. So Veronica’s mother, Paola (Jacqueline Bisset), teaches her to become a courtesan, one of the exotic companions favored by the richest and most powerful Venetian men. Veronica courageously uses her charms to change destiny — and to give herself a chance at true love.

After her widowed father dies, deaf teenager Dot (Camilla Belle) moves in with her godparents, Olivia (Edie Falco) and Paul (Martin Donovan) Deer. The Deers’ daughter, Nina (Elisha Cuthbert), is openly hostile to Dot, but that does not prevent her from telling her secrets to her silent stepsister, including the fact that she wants to kill her lecherous father.

Paul (Paul Giamatti), an actor, is having trouble preparing for the title role in Chekhov’s “Uncle Vanya.” A magazine article puts him in touch with Dr. Flintstein, who specializes in the extraction and exchange of souls. Paul receives the essence of a Russian poet and is a rousing success onstage, but offstage, his new soul is taking over his life. A black-market courier named Nina (Dina Korzun) joins forces with Paul on a journey to Russia to find his lost soul.

Things We Lost In The Fire(2007)

After her husband dies in an act of senseless violence, Audrey Burke (Halle Berry) is left alone with two young children and no idea how to cope. Nearly paralyzed by grief, Audrey tracks down her husband’s childhood friend, Jerry (Benicio Del Toro). Jerry is a drug addict, but Audrey invites him to move into her home nevertheless, and a mutually dependent relationship develops between the two damaged souls.

Seven years after his divorce, John (John C. Reilly) has given up hope that he will find love again. Then he meets Molly (Marisa Tomei), and romance quickly blossoms. But she is unusually hesitant to bring him to her house and, when he secretly follows her home, he learns why: Cyrus (Jonah Hill), Molly’s grown son, refuses to share her with anyone. John soon finds himself locked in a battle of wills with a possessive man-child.

Bobby Long (John Travolta), a former professor turned full-time drunkard, and Lawson Pines (Gabriel Macht), Long’s former teaching assistant, spend their days drinking and swapping literary quotations in a New Orleans house owned by a deceased lounge singer. When the singer’s daughter, Pursy (Scarlett Johansson), shows up to reclaim her mother’s property, Bobby and Lawson try to grift their way into keeping the home while attempting to convince the high-school dropout to pursue an education.

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