Movies like The Intouchables

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The Intouchables (2011)
 8.5
 689K
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: uplifting, feel good, touching, sincere, realistic, emotional, dramatic, humorous, motivational, inspirational ...
Plot: friendship, life philosophy, disability, culture clash, lifestyle change, friends, human relationship, loneliness, odd couple, blacks and whites, french, partners, starting over, hopes, social differences, redemption, millionaire, disabled person, interracial friendship, paralysis, caregiver, unlikely friendships, male friendship, aristocracy, marijuana ...
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 sentimental films with plots about friendship, life philosophy, mentor, storytelling, destiny, redemption 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), Green Book (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.7
 14K
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, uplifting, sincere, 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, dramatic, touching, realistic ...
Plot: disability, friendship, youth, life, loneliness, human spirit, love triangle, friends, cerebral palsy, young lovers, unlikely friendships, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 7.4
 217K
The Bucket List (2007)
Genre: 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, journey, follow your dream, human spirit, friendship, golden years, unlikely friendships, adventure, dying, mechanic, philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: himalaya, taj mahal, usa, hong kong, africa ...
⇓ 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: emotional, uplifting, sentimental, inspirational, motivational ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: human spirit, life is a bitch, single parent, rise to the top, against the odds, down on your luck, life, success, hopes, ambition, parents and children, financial problem ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: kindergarten, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.2
 256K
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, light, feel good, uplifting, funny ...
Plot: friendship, racism, interracial friendship, blacks and whites, prejudice, musician, driver, chauffeur, piano playing, travel, christmas, italian american ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1962, 2010s
Place: america, bronx new york city, southern usa, manhattan new york city, kentucky ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, mentor, depression, disability, teaching the ways of the world, ex military, thanksgiving, student, change of heart ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.8
 97K
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, tragicomedy, inspirational, sentimental ...
Plot: human spirit, hospital, friendship, clinic, doctors and patients, unconventional method, doctor, hopes, nursing, doctor patient relationship, compassion, life philosophy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971, year 1969
Place: medical school, usa, virginia
⇓ 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: terminal illness, friendship, last wish, friends, escapades, on the road, gangsters, on the run, odd couple, partners, chase, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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 8.0
 446K
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: sincere, uplifting, touching, captivating, road movie ...
Plot: autism, road trip, redemption, mentally challenged, siblings relations, greed, on the road, yuppie, self discovery, brother brother relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, inheritance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, california, cincinnati ohio, usa, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 195K
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, inspirational, humorous, sweet, light ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: workplace, workplace situations, elderly, mentor, fashion, intern, family, office, unlikely friendships, life philosophy, destiny, stereotypes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, humorous, emotional, talky, sincere ...
Plot: vacation, country house, group of friends, friendship, beach house, thirtysomething life, human nature, introspection, unfulfillment, marital problem, breaking point, reunion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 31K
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, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: poet, letter, island, friendship, love, exile, communism, postman, romance, introspection, bohemian life, friends ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: italy, europe, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Long Way Down (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Four lost souls decide to end their lives on the same night, New Year's Eve. When they meet unintentionally at the same suicide hotspot, they mutually agree to call off their plans for six weeks, forming an unconventional, dysfunctional family.
Style: touching, humorous, sincere, semi serious, emotional ...
Plot: friendship, new year's eve, introspection, direction and purpose, group of strangers, dull life, cause and meaning, petty job, coping, unfulfillment, new year, skyscraper ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: elderly, friendship, alter ego, social differences, misfit, friends, golden years, disorder, british, mental institution, flashback, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ 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, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, going straight, crimes, hopes, introspection, buddies, gang, organized crime, friends, criminal heroes, murder, criminal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 7.4
 28K
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, uplifting, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: road trip, travel, death of son, pilgrimage, redemption, obsessive quest, self discovery, search, on the road, christianity, grief, encounter ...
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, midlife crisis, addiction, marital problem, down on your luck, goodhearted, hopes, life is a bitch, age difference ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, texas, usa, phoenix arizona, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, realistic, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: writer's life, friendship, single parent, alcohol abuse, redemption, family relations, vacation, hopes, artists and showbiz, disability, misfit, typewriter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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, sincere, psychological, depressing, inspirational ...
Plot: french, human spirit, paralysis, disability, life turned upside down, rehabilitation, coma, writing, nurse, patient, courage, tragic event ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: france, europe, paris france, arc de triomphe paris, nepal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.6
 166
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: touching, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: disability, couple relations, rehabilitation, womanizer, redemption, true love, misfit, friendship, love and romance, hopes, life turned upside down, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 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: uplifting, captivating, touching, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: disability, human spirit, coming of age, teenage love, single parent, parents and children, love and romance, family relations, protective parent, falling in love, freak, dignity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: friendship, partners, looking for love, self discovery, obsessive quest, unlikely partners, buddies, couples, support group, odd couple, power relations, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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: forbidden love, unlikely couple, love and romance, fall in love, psychologist, midlife crisis, male objectification, dealing with death, translator, journal, taking a bath, man in bathtub ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.8
 32K
The Upside (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A comedic look at the relationship between a wealthy paraplegic and a unemployed man with a criminal record who's hired to help him.
Style: sincere, thought provoking, touching, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: handicapped, disabled person, rich man, caregiver, male nurse, class differences, friendship, social differences, rich poor, interracial friendship, opera, birthday ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The Waterdance (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An oft overlooked film about struggling to deal with paralysis. Author Joel Garcia breaks his neck while hiking, and finds himself in a rehab center with Raymond, an exaggerating ladies man, and Bloss, a racist biker. Considerable tension builds as ...
Style: touching, realistic, psychological, uplifting, sincere ...
Plot: rehabilitation, friendship, disability, love and romance, paralysis, human spirit, human nature, society, hopes, life philosophy, couples, love affair ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.2
 19K
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, stylized, uplifting, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: poverty, refugee, elderly lovers, immigrants, friendship, youth, refugees, friends, unlikely relationship, kids in trouble, goodhearted, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2009
Place: seaport, france, europe, normandy, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 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, feel good, touching, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, track and field, romance, couples, love and romance, city life, singleness, twentysomething life, couple relations, buddies, yuppie, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Monsieur Ibrahim (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Monsieur Ibrahim is a story about a young Jewish boy in Paris who meets an old Muslim Turkish grocery store owner. The film touches the themes of friendship and love as the old man is a father figure to the boy as he teaches him of the Koran. The ...
Style: sentimental, touching, uplifting, feel good, atmospheric ...
Plot: friendship, adoption, muslim, generation gap, koran, self discovery, coming of age, teaching the ways of the world, family relations, parents and children, young heroes, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, greece, switzerland, persia, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
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: sentimental, humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: hotel, friendship, elderly, aging, retirement home, disorder, elderly lovers, culture clash, mentor, romance, twists & turns, mistaken identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
A Family Thing (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Earl Pilcher Jr., runs an equipment rental outfit in Arkansas, lives with his wife and kids and parents, and rarely takes off his gimme cap. His mother dies, leaving a letter explaining he's not her natural son, but the son of a Black woman who ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, sincere ...
Plot: biracial, self discovery, family relations, family problems, family life, parents and children, death in the family, siblings relations, interracial relations, hopes, human nature, drinking ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: arkansas, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%