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Quartet (2012)
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Quartet (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The directorial debut of Dustin Hoffman, Quartet is a high-drama comedy about temperamental divas and old grudges, passion and pride, romance and Rigoletto. At a home for retired musicians, the annual concert to celebrate Verdi's birthday is disrupted by the arrival of Jean, an eternal diva and former wife of one of the residents. Expect poignancy and plenty of laughs.
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, humorous, feel good, twists and turns, funny, light, sexy, clever ...
Plot: elderly, opera, retirement home, aging, retired, musician, reconciliation, retirement home life, friendship, human spirit, rehearsal, old age, retirement, divorced couple, musician's life, performance, artists and showbiz, dementia, ex husband ex wife relationship, musical performance, social relations, classical music, music, bittersweet, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, paris france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, sentimental and feel good films with plots about friendship, bittersweet, aging, destiny, runaway, mentor and storytelling mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Quartet: The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011), Is Anybody There? (2008), The Lady in the Van (2015), Last Vegas (2013), Still Crazy (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, India
Duration: 122 min.
Story: As the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel has only a single remaining vacancy - posing a rooming predicament for two fresh arrivals - Sonny pursues his expansionist dream of opening a second hotel.
Style: feel good, sentimental, witty, bad ending, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: elderly lovers, hotel, retirement home, aging, wedding, romance, culture clash, love story, honest, mistaken identity, mentor, elderly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, london, asia
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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: British retirees travel to India to take up residence in what they believe is a newly restored hotel. Less luxurious than its advertisements, the Marigold Hotel nevertheless slowly begins to charm in unexpected ways as the residents find new purpose ...
Style: feel good, uplifting, touching, sentimental, inspirational ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: hotel, elderly, self discovery, loneliness, aging, golden years, retirement home, goodhearted, life changing experience, introspection, choice, marital problem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india, england, delhi ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Is Anybody There? (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young boy who lives in an old folks' home strikes up a friendship with a retired magician.
Style: touching, emotional, depressing, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, youth, loneliness, character study, retirement home, adolescence, justice, reconciliation, retirement home life, golden years, elderly ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, california, ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Lady in the Van (2015)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The true story of the relationship between Alan Bennett and the singular Miss Shepherd, a woman of uncertain origins who ‘temporarily’ parked her van in Bennett’s London driveway and proceeded to live there for 15 years.
Style: witty, touching, talky, semi serious, ironic ...
Plot: intergenerational friendship, elderly, van, golden years, social differences, poverty, old woman, friendship, loneliness, life & death, character study, nun ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Last Vegas (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three sixty-something friends take a break from their day-to-day lives to throw a bachelor party in Las Vegas for their last remaining single pal.
Style: funny, feel good, humorous, touching, buddy movie ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: elderly, friendship, vacation, aging, golden years, casino, bachelor party, friendship between men, buddies, marriage, funeral, weekend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa, brooklyn new york city, new york, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 8K
Still Crazy (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the seventies Strange Fruit were it. They lived the rock lifestyle to the max, groupies, drugs, internal tension and an ex front man dead from an overdose. Even their demise was glamorous; when lightning struck the stage during an outdoor ...
Style: feel good, clever, humorous, light, melancholic ...
Plot: rock band, rock and roll, music, comeback, british, musician, bus, midlife crisis, death, underdog, satire, rivalry ...
Time: 70s, 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: tokyo, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Last of the Blonde Bombshells (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After Elizabeth's husband dies, she begins to play her tenor saxophone again, and remembers when she was 15 and a member of the Blonde Bombshells, an all-girl (with one exception) swing band. Accompanied by the exception and urged on by her ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: friendship, musician's life, starting over, music, jazz, unfulfillment, lifestyle, love affair, couple relations, showbiz, fall in love, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 1940s
Place: england, europe, london, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 15K
A Late Quartet (2012)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When the beloved cellist of a world-renowned string quartet is diagnosed with a life threatening illness, the group’s future suddenly hangs in the balance as suppressed emotions, competing egos and uncontrollable passions threaten to derail years ...
Style: realistic, intense, twists and turns, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: classical music, aging, musician, music, musician's life, rehearsal, ego clash, intrigue, friendship, marital problem, under the surface, overcoming ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: california, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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My Old Lady (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Mathias Gold (Kevin Kline) is a down-on-his-luck New Yorker who inherits a Parisian apartment from his estranged father. But when he arrives in France to sell the vast domicile, he's shocked to discover a live-in tenant who is not prepared to ...
Style: emotional, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, bad ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: aging, culture clash, family relations, elderly, disorder, society, parents and children, writers, lie, real estate, adultery, suicide attempt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, california, israel, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.5
 18K
The Concert (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: France, Italy, Romania, Belgium
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A former world-famous conductor of the Bolshoï orchestra, known as "The Maëstro", Andreï Filipov had seen his career publicly broken by Leonid Brezhnev for hiring Jewish musicians and now works cleaning the concert hall where he once ...
Style: touching, feel good, twists and turns, melancholic, captivating ...
Plot: classical music, music, creativity, russian, orchestra, redemption, violinist, adaptation, performance, prodigy, music band, musician's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, russia, europe, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Ladies in Lavender (2004)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Andrea, a gifted young Polish violinist from Krakow, is bound for America when he is swept overboard by a storm. When the Widdington sisters discover the handsome stranger on the beach below their house, they nurse him back to health. However, the ...
Style: touching, sentimental, atmospheric, emotional, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: golden years, friendship, romance, violinist, sister sister relationship, musician, polish, human nature, village life, sisters, aging, foreigner ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: england, cornwall, london, new jersey, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.4
 156K
Begin Again (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A long lost music producer finds a singer-songwriter right about the moment he has given up all hope on life.
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, inspirational, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: music, musician's life, musician, infidelity, female singer, father daughter relationship, love, street musician, love story, betrayal, relationships, singer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story of an old Jewish widow named Daisy Werthan and her relationship with her colored chauffeur Hoke. From an initial mere work relationship grew in 25 years a strong friendship between the two very different characters in a time when those ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, emotional, talky ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, family outing
Plot: elderly, friendship, racism, master and servant, golden years, civil rights, jewish, chauffeur, prejudice, old age, interracial relations, widow ...
Time: 50s, 70s, 1940s, 60s, 20th century
Place: atlanta georgia, atlanta, georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.0
 13K
Being Julia (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA, Hungary, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Julia Lambert is a true diva: beautiful, talented, weathly and famous. She has it all - including a devoted husband who has mastermined her brilliant career - but after years of shining in the spotlight she begins to suffer from a severe case of ...
Style: emotional, stylized, entertaining, sexy, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: midlife crisis, older woman younger man relationship, theater, adaptation, loneliness, complex characters, actor's life, romance, adultery, women, infidelity, vengeance ...
Time: 1930s, 50s, 20th century, year 1938
Place: london, england, new jersey, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Venus (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Maurice is an aging veteran actor who becomes absolutely taken with Jessie - the grandniece of his closest friend. When Maurice tries to soften the petulant and provincial young girl with the benefit of his wisdom and London culture, their ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sexy, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: aging, art, age difference, friendship, older man younger woman relationship, elderly, teenage life, lifestyle, actor's life, peeping tom, art class, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Band's Visit (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Israel, USA, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Once-not long ago-a small Egyptian police band arrived in Israel. Not many remember this... It wasn't that important. A band comprised of members of the Egyptian police force head to Israel to play at the inaugural ceremony of an Arab arts ...
Style: emotional, enigmatic, atmospheric, sincere, humorous ...
Plot: musician, culture clash, orchestra, small town, stranded, ethnic conflict, fish out of water, jewish, society, disorder, opposites attract, melancholy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east, egypt, alexandria egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Song for Marion (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A feel-good, heart-warming story about how music can inspire you. Song for Marion stars Terence Stamp as Arthur, a grumpy pensioner who can't understand why his wife Marion (Vanessa Redgrave) would want to embarrass herself singing silly songs ...
Style: sentimental, touching, uplifting, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: elderly lovers, elderly, cancer, terminal illness, death of wife, self discovery, fish out of water, parents and children, music band, romance, life is a bitch, choir ...
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.2
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Crazy Heart (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When reporter Jean Craddock interviews Bad Blake -- an alcoholic, seen-better-days country music legend -- they connect, and the hard-living crooner sees a possible saving grace in a life with Jean and her young son. But can he leave behind an ...
Style: touching, emotional, depressing, romantic, sincere ...
Plot: musician, country music, loneliness, alcohol abuse, addiction, journalist, character study, singer, country singer, music business, redemption, alcoholic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new mexico, austin texas, california, usa, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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The Thing Called Love (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Miranda Presley moves from New York to Nashville to become a songwriter. At an unsuccessful audition she meets James Wright, a promising newcomer. After only a few days they marry but start to quickly regret it.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, country music, romance, musician's life, couple relations, couples, hopes, love and romance, artists and showbiz, twentysomething life, friends, rock and roll ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, tennessee, new jersey, usa, austin texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Back on Track (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A former Olympic champion wants to compete in the Berlin Marathon one last time.
Style: emotional, touching, humorous, captivating, inspirational ...
Plot: human spirit, contests and competitions, against the odds, aging, elderly, social relations, golden years, hopes, retirement home life, bittersweet, ambition, running ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.0
 32K
Danny Collins (2015)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An ageing rock star decides to change his life when he discovers a 40-year-old letter written to him by John Lennon.
Style: sentimental, touching, inspirational, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: redemption, rock star, aging, elderly, musician, midlife crisis, transformation, family relations, introspection, musician's life, starting over, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 70s, 21st century, contemporary, year 1971
Place: new jersey, los angeles, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.7
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The Dresser (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: One fateful night in a small English regional theatre during World War II a troupe of touring actors stage a production of Shakespeares King Lear. Bombs are falling, sirens are wailing, the curtain is up in an hour but the actor/manager Sir who is ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, touching
Plot: world war two, golden years, personal assistant, illness, aging, friendship, actor's life, elderly, showbiz, boss and employee, actress, older man younger woman relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.9
 27K
Calendar Girls (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Members of a Yorkshire branch of the Women's Institute cause controversy when they pose nude for a charity calendar.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, inspirational, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: charity, leukemia, female nudity, women, small town, female empowerment, elderly, life philosophy, model, human spirit, friendship, fund raising ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, london, yorkshire, northern england, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Callas Forever (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Italy, France, Spain, UK, Romania
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A fictionalized account of the last days of opera singer Maria Callas (Ardant).
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, realistic, serious
Plot: opera singer, musician's life, ambition, starting over, showbiz, friendship, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, aging, lifestyle, romance, hopes ...
Time: 70s, year 1977
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.5
 22K
Away from Her (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A man coping with the institutionalization of his wife because of Alzheimer's disease faces an epiphany when she transfers her affections to another man, a wheel chair-bound mute who also is a patient at the nursing home.
Style: sincere, melancholic, sentimental, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: elderly, alzheimer's disease, elderly lovers, marriage, tragedy, existentialism, true love, golden years, human spirit, hopes, fighting illness, lovers apart ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Six Dance Lessons In Six Weeks (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hungary, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A retired woman hires a dance instructor to give her private dance lessons at her home -- one per week for six weeks. What begins as an antagonistic relationship turns into a close friendship as they dance together.
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, teachers and students, self discovery, aging, dancer's life, elderly, golden years, widow, dancing, gay, friends, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.7
 3K
All Together (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Five old friends decide to move in together as an alternate to living in a retirement home; joining them is an ethnology student whose thesis is on the aging population.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Plot: friendship, aging, couples, family relations, elderly, couple relations, parents and children, friends, golden years, bittersweet, heart attack, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
In the Courtyard (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Antoine is a musician. The forties, he suddenly decides to end his career. After a few days of wandering, he gets a job as a janitor. Mathilde lives in the old building in the east of Paris where he takes office. This is a young retiree, generous ...
Style: touching, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic
Plot: friendship, elderly, aging, midlife crisis, career change, anxiety, depression, nervous breakdown, musician, illegal alien, bittersweet, retiring ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
I'll See You in My Dreams (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A sudden loss disrupts Carol’s orderly life, propelling her into the dating world for the first time in 20 years. Finally living in the present tense, she finds herself swept up in not one, but two unexpected relationships that challenge her ...
Style: romantic, touching, sentimental, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: elderly lovers, romance, friendship, aging, golden years, love, relationships, loneliness, depression, life, solitude, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.9
 93K
Sing Street (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A boy growing up in Dublin during the 1980s escapes his strained family life by starting a band to impress the mysterious girl he likes.
Style: touching, realistic, feel good, lyrical, sweet ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: music band, friendship, musician's life, school, youth, coming of age, music, teenager, rock and roll, teenage life, dream girl, singer ...
Time: 80s, year 1985, future, 20th century
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%