Movies like The Intouchables

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The Intouchables (2011)
 8.5
 663K
The Intouchables (2011)
Original name: Intouchables
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A true story of two men who should never have met – a quadriplegic aristocrat who was injured in a paragliding accident and a young man from the projects.
Style: touching, uplifting, sincere, emotional, humorous, feel good, realistic, dramatic, motivational, inspirational ...
Plot: friendship, disability, life philosophy, friends, human relationship, lifestyle change, culture clash, loneliness, starting over, odd couple, french, partners, hopes, millionaire, interracial friendship, paralysis, redemption, unlikely friendships, male friendship, disabled person, social differences, blacks and whites, aristocracy, marijuana, friendship between men ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, paris france

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Most similar movies to The Intouchables

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, dramatic and semi serious films with plots about friendship, friends, life philosophy, storytelling, mentor, destiny and loneliness mostly in Drama, Comedy and Biography genres. Some movies like The Intouchables: Samba (2014), Rory O'Shea Was Here (2004), The Bucket List (2007), The Pursuit of Happyness (2006), Scent of a Woman (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.7
 13K
Samba (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Samba migrated to France 10 years ago from Senegal, and has since been plugging away at various lowly jobs. Alice is a senior executive who has recently undergone a burnout. Both struggle to get out of their dead-end lives. Samba's willing to ...
Style: touching, sincere, uplifting, captivating, romantic ...
Plot: immigrants, friendship, social differences, society, betrayal, fake identity, illegal immigrant, culture clash, survival, love story, justice, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, europe, paris france, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Rory O'Shea Was Here (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Ireland, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Michael is a 24-year-old who has cerebral palsy and long-term resident of the Carrigmore Residential Home for the Disabled, run by the formidable Eileen. His life is transformed when the maverick Rory O'Shea moves in.
Style: emotional, uplifting, realistic, touching, dramatic ...
Plot: disability, friendship, youth, love triangle, loneliness, human spirit, cerebral palsy, unrequited love, broken heart, life, unlikely friendships, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 7.4
 212K
The Bucket List (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Corporate billionaire Edward Cole and working class mechanic Carter Chambers are worlds apart. At a crossroads in their lives, they share a hospital room and discover they have two things in common: a desire to spend the time they have left doing ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, inspirational, compassionate ...
Plot: terminal illness, elderly, follow your dream, journey, friendship, human spirit, golden years, adventure, dying, mechanic, philosophy, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: himalaya, taj mahal, usa, africa, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A struggling salesman takes custody of his son as he's poised to begin a life-changing professional career.
Style: sentimental, emotional, uplifting, inspirational, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: human spirit, life is a bitch, against the odds, rise to the top, down on your luck, single parent, hopes, success, ambition, life, parents and children, financial problem ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: san francisco, usa, kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Scent of a Woman (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Charlie Simms is a student at a private preparatory school who comes from a poor family. To earn the money for his flight home to Gresham, Oregon for Christmas, Charlie takes a job over Thanksgiving looking after retired U.S. Army officer Lieutenant ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, dramatic, touching, inspirational ...
Plot: human spirit, friendship, blind character, human nature, disability, teaching the ways of the world, ex military, depression, mentor, thanksgiving, student, change of heart ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Knockin' on Heaven's Door (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two young men, Martin and Rudi, both suffering from terminal cancer, get to know each other in a hospital room. They drown their desperation in tequila and decide to take one last trip to the sea. Drunk and still in pajamas they steal the first ...
Style: exciting, humorous, road movie, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, terminal illness, last wish, escapades, friends, on the road, gangsters, on the run, odd couple, partners, chase, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 6.7
 94K
Patch Adams (1998)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Meet Patch Adams, a doctor who doesn't look, act or think like any doctor you've met before. For Patch, humor is the best medicine, and he's willing to do just anything to make his patients laugh - even if it means risking his own ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, realistic, tragicomedy ...
Plot: human spirit, hospital, friendship, terminal illness, unconventional method, doctors and patients, clinic, cancer, doctor, hopes, human nature, nursing ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971, year 1969
Place: medical school, usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 198K
Green Book (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Tony Lip, a bouncer in 1962, is hired to drive pianist Don Shirley on a tour through the Deep South in the days when African Americans forced to find alternate accommodations and services due to segregation laws below the Mason-Dixon Line relied on ...
Style: captivating, road movie, light, funny, uplifting ...
Plot: racism, friendship, interracial friendship, musician, blacks and whites, violence, christmas, travel, driver, prejudice, italian american, black american ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1962, 2010s
Place: bronx new york city, america, southern usa, ohio, kentucky ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 8.0
 437K
Rain Man (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Selfish yuppie Charlie Babbitt's father left a fortune to his savant brother Raymond and a pittance to Charlie; they travel cross-country.
Style: uplifting, sincere, touching, captivating, road movie ...
Plot: autism, mentally challenged, road trip, redemption, siblings relations, greed, on the road, yuppie, self discovery, brother brother relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, doctor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, california, cincinnati ohio, missouri, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 185K
The Intern (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: 70-year-old widower Ben Whittaker has discovered that retirement isn't all it's cracked up to be. Seizing an opportunity to get back in the game, he becomes a senior intern at an online fashion site, founded and run by Jules Ostin.
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, light, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: workplace, elderly, workplace situations, intern, family, mentor, unlikely friendships, life philosophy, destiny, stereotypes, loneliness, prejudice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 7K
A Gang Story (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After growing up in a poor gypsy camp, Edmond Vidal, aka Momon, has retained a sense of family, unfailing loyalty and pride in his origins. Most of all, he has remained friends with Serge Suttel, with whom he first discovered prison life - for ...
Style: serious, realistic, twist ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, hopes, friends, crimes, going straight, introspection, buddies, gangsters, crime, partners, ethnic, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Little White Lies (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Despite a traumatic event, a group of friends decide to go ahead with their annual beach vacation. Their relationships, convictions, sense of guilt and friendship are sorely tested. They are finally forced to own up to the little white lies ...
Style: semi serious, emotional, humorous, talky, realistic ...
Plot: vacation, country house, group of friends, friendship, beach house, thirtysomething life, human nature, marital problem, breaking point, introspection, reunion, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 27K
The Way (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: When his son dies while hiking the famed Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route in the Pyrenees, Tom flies to France to claim the remains. Looking for insights into his estranged child’s life, he decides to complete the 500-mile mountain trek to ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, sincere, serious ...
Plot: travel, road trip, pilgrimage, death of son, redemption, death in the family, family problems, untimely death, loss of son, self discovery, search, christianity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, france, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Everything Must Go (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When an alcoholic relapses, causing him to lose his wife and his job, he holds a yard sale on his front lawn in an attempt to start over. A new neighbor might be the key to his return to form.
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, emotional, talky ...
Plot: salesman, friendship, unemployment, starting over, addiction, midlife crisis, marital problem, hopes, down on your luck, goodhearted, life is a bitch, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, texas, usa, phoenix arizona, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Magic of Belle Isle (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In an effort to tap into his original talent, a wheelchair-bound author moves to a rural town, where he befriends a single mother and her three kids, who help reignite his passion for writing.
Style: touching, sincere, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: writer's life, friendship, redemption, vacation, alcohol abuse, single parent, family relations, hopes, artists and showbiz, disability, misfit, typewriter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.9
 167
Cavalcade (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An accomplished playboy Leo neglects his girlfriend and enjoys parties. His girlfriend parts from him and then, when he wants to see her once more, he has an accident. He survives, but his whole life is now to be changed. This film is about fetching ...
Style: emotional, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: disability, redemption, rehabilitation, womanizer, misfit, human spirit, couples, friendship, life turned upside down, couple relations, true love, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Let's Be Friends (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Claude Mendelbaum est un informaticien trentenaire, célibataire, timide, hypocondriaque et transparent. Depuis Vicky, sa dernière histoire d'amour, il a du mal à remonter la pente. Son travail dans une grande tour de la Défense, peu propice ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, sentimental
Plot: friendship, romance, friends, love and romance, unlikely partners, teaching the ways of the world, singleness, buddies, partners, couples, looking for love, obsessive quest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Inadequate People (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Adequacy is relative.Vitalik the main character of the movie seems to be pretty normal. With a respectable office job, a comfy little dwelling and a personal couch doctor, Vitalik looks as adequate as a human can possibly be. Wait till he drinks and ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, non-linear, uplifting
Plot: love and romance, forbidden love, unlikely couple, fall in love, psychologist, midlife crisis, male objectification, dealing with death, translator, journal, male in bathtub, office ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.7
 30K
The Postman (1994)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Simple Italian postman learns to love poetry while delivering mail to a famous poet; he uses this to woo local beauty Beatrice.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: poet, letter, island, friendship, love, communism, exile, postman, romance, introspection, lifestyle, native ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: italy, europe, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.2
 18K
Le Havre (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland, France, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Marcel Marx, a former bohemian and struggling author, has given up his literary ambitions and relocated to the port city Le Havre. He leads a simple life based around his wife Arletty, his favourite bar and his not too profitable profession as a ...
Style: sentimental, uplifting, humorous, semi serious, stylized ...
Plot: refugee, poverty, elderly lovers, immigrants, friendship, social misfits, goodhearted, kids in trouble, smuggling, bohemian life, human spirit, unlikely relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009
Place: seaport, france, europe, normandy, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The true story of Elle France editor Jean-Dominique Bauby, who, in 1995 at the age of 43, suffered a stroke that paralyzed his entire body, except his left eye. Using that eye to blink out his memoir, Bauby eloquently described the aspects of his ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: french, paralysis, human spirit, mute or deaf, disability, nurse, coma, patient, writing, life turned upside down, rehabilitation, communication problem ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: france, europe, arc de triomphe paris, africa, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: elderly, friendship, misfit, social differences, friends, golden years, disorder, playing piano, corrupt police, middle class, flashback, mental institution ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Conversations with My Gardener (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A successful artist, weary of Parisian life and on the verge of divorce, returns to the country to live in his childhood house. He needs someone to make a real vegetable garden again out of the wilderness it has become. The gardener happens to be a ...
Style: realistic, sincere, semi serious, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: painter, breakup, friends, starting over, village, unfulfillment, crumbling relationship, village life, friendship, male friendship, childhood home, dialogue driven ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, southern france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 4K
The Brothers (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: This is the story of four African-American "yuppies" (a banker, a doctor, a lawyer, and a "playboy") who call themselves "The Brothers". When the playboy gets engaged, the other three friends find themselves having to ...
Style: talky, touching, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, track and field, romance, friends, love and romance, singleness, twentysomething life, city life, couple relations, couples, buddies, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.2
 24K
Mask (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A boy with a massive facial skull deformity and biker gang mother attempts to live as normal a life as possible under the circumstances.
Style: captivating, touching, sentimental, emotional, serious ...
Plot: disability, disfigurement, freak, dignity, human spirit, coming of age, parents and children, single parent, youth, hopes, protective parent, misfit ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The Girl from Paris (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Sandrine, a woman in her thirties gets tired of life in Paris and decides to leave her work in computers and become a farmer. She takes the required practice for two years, and after that she buys an isolated farm from Adrien, an old farmer who ...
Style: realistic, feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious
Plot: isolation, farm, couples, disorder, social relations, friends, misfit, starting over, urban, odd couple, friendship, golden years ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The Station Agent (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When his only friend dies, a man born with dwarfism moves to rural New Jersey to live a life of solitude, only to meet a chatty hot dog vendor and a woman dealing with her own personal loss.
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: friendship, inheritance, loneliness, small town, depression, suicide attempt, artist, dwarf, grief, humiliation, marijuana, anger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 7.1
 2K
Chaos (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A bourgeois couple, modern yet conventional. One night by accident, a young prostitute barges into their lives. Hounded down, beaten up, threatened, she will continue to struggle, with the help of a well off lady, first for her survival-her ...
Style: touching, semi serious, light, witty, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, redemption, human nature, life is a bitch, vengeance, woman in danger, society, starting over, social relations, storytelling, mentor, unlikely friendships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france, marseille, geneva switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 7.7
 298K
50/50 (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Inspired by a true story, a comedy centered on a 27-year-old guy who learns of his cancer diagnosis, and his subsequent struggle to beat the disease.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, tragicomedy, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, terminal illness, patient, cancer, doctor, therapist, best friend, buddies, coping, fighting illness, hopes, parent child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, canada, hawaii, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Spring Forward (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: As the seasons change in a Connecticut town, two men of different age and backgrounds who work together outdoors for the local park system, share thoughts and feelings that gradually deepen into a relationship approaching father and son. Paul is ...
Style: talky, touching, realistic, sincere, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, working class, family relations, friends, hopes, down on your luck, parents and children, buddies, partners, boss and employee, love and romance, power relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%