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Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (2018)
 6.9
 25K
Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: On the rocky path to sobriety after a life-changing accident, John Callahan discovers the healing power of art, willing his injured hands into drawing hilarious, often controversial cartoons, which bring him a new lease on life.
Style: based on true events, uplifting, touching, ironic, compassionate
Plot: man in a wheelchair, alcoholics anonymous, drawing, paralysis, alcoholic, car accident, disability, rehabilitation, redemption, therapy, cartoonist, art, adoption, father son relationship, irish american, party, dark humor, female nudity, sex scene, hospital, telephone, stripper, skateboarding, wealth, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 70s, year 1972
Place: oregon, portland oregon

Most similar movies to Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, emotional and sentimental films with plots about hospital, hopes, father son relationship, wheelchair, drinking alcohol, drinking and friendship mostly in Drama, Biography and Comedy genres. Some movies like Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot: 100 Meters (2016), The Intouchables (2011), The Sessions (2012), Mank (2020), Honey Boy (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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100 Meters (2016)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Portugal
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on the incredibly true story of a Spanish man with Multiple Esclorosis who tried to finish an Iron-Man: 3,8km swimming, 180km cycling and 42 running. And he was told that he could not make 100 meters.
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, captivating, based on true events
Plot: multiple sclerosis, swimming, optimism, love, suicide attempt, disability, sport, marriage, treatment, husband wife relationship, diagnosis, prank ...
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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, emotional, sincere, psychological, depressing ...
Plot: french, disability, human spirit, paralysis, coma, nurse, rehabilitation, life turned upside down, writing, patient, courage, tragic event ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: france, europe, paris france, africa, nepal ...
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91%
The Intouchables (2011)
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: feel good, uplifting, touching, inspirational, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, life philosophy, unlikely friendships, disability, caregiver, friends, lifestyle change, starting over, culture clash, handicapped, french, loneliness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 7.2
 42K
The Sessions (2012)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Though a childhood bout with polio left him dependent on an iron lung, Mark O'Brien (John Hawkes) maintains a career as a journalist and poet. A writing assignment dealing with sex and the disabled piques Mark's curiosity, and he decides ...
Style: touching, sincere, compassionate, humorous, based on true events ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: male virgin, loss of virginity, sexuality, cat, therapist, priest, doctors, nurse, sexual exploration, life changing experience, unlikely relationship, misfit ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1988, 70s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Mank (2020)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: 1930s Hollywood is reevaluated through the eyes of scathing social critic and alcoholic screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz as he races to finish the screenplay of Citizen Kane.
Style: intense, nostalgic, emotional, sentimental, inspirational
Plot: screenwriter, alcoholic, hollywood, movie business, friendship, loneliness, suicidal thoughts, film history, husband wife relationship, film producer, father son relationship, idealism ...
Time: 1930s, year 1940, year 1942, year 1934, year 1933 ...
Place: usa, california, mojave desert, los angeles, united states
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87%
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Honey Boy (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The story of a child star attempting to mend his relationship with his law-breaking, alcohol-abusing father over the course of a decade, loosely based on Shia LaBeouf’s life.
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, psychological
Plot: abusive father, rehabilitation, absent mother, father son relationship, alcoholic father, child protagonist, forgiveness, group therapy, motel, autobiography, alcoholic, alcoholics anonymous ...
Time: 90s, year 2015, year 2005, 2000s, year 1995 ...
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84%
1000 to 1: The Cory Weissman Story (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Cory Weissman is a college basketball player who suffers a devastating stroke. He perseveres to find new meaning in his life both on, and more importantly, off the court.
Style: emotional, captivating, uplifting, serious, realistic
Plot: college, rehabilitation, sport, hopes, against the odds, parents and children, human spirit, paralysis, disability, life turned upside down, athlete and trainer, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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My Left Foot (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In this true story told through flashbacks, Christy Brown is born with crippling cerebral palsy into a poor, working-class Irish family. Able only to control movement in his left foot and to speak in guttural sounds, he is mistakenly believed to be ...
Style: sincere, captivating, uplifting, biting, thought provoking ...
Plot: handicapped, cerebral palsy, poet, disability, irish, human spirit, paralysis, working class, artist, painting, family relations, leg ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1930s
Place: ireland, europe, dublin ireland
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82%
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The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A New York stockbroker refuses to cooperate in a large securities fraud case involving corruption on Wall Street, corporate banking world and mob infiltration. Based on Jordan Belfort's autobiography.
Style: clever, realistic, motivational, cynical, captivating ...
Plot: money, rise and fall, corruption, success, business, greed, dark humor, corporate crimes, rags to riches, stock broker, deception, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1987 ...
Place: new york, usa, geneva switzerland, big ben london, italy ...
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82%
 8.0
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Lion (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Australia, USA, India
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family.
Style: motivational, sentimental, emotional, touching, based on true events ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adoption, poverty, childhood, missing child, loneliness, survival, foster home, courage, destiny, adopted son, long lost relative, childhood memory ...
Time: 80s, 2010s, year 1986, year 2010, year 2008 ...
Place: india, australia, tasmania, kolkata, melbourne australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Whose Life Is It Anyway? (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Ken Harrison is an artist that lives to make sculptures. One day he is involved in a car accident, and is paralyzed from his neck down. All he can do is talk and move his head, and he wants to die. Whilst he is in hospital he makes friends with some ...
Style: emotional, touching, suspense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: hospital, courtroom drama, car accident, disability, down on your luck, doctors and patients, human spirit, power relations, paralysis, life turned upside down, misfit, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: boston
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81%
 4.8
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Perception (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Perception is a darkly comedic gem that stars Piper Perabo as Jen Marshall, an LA girl with a reckless personality and a laundry list of burned bridges. When Jen returns to New York and unexpected tragedy strikes, it is up to her mistreated friends ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, realistic, touching, serious ...
Plot: redemption, disability, rehabilitation, estrangement, youth, human nature, dull life, young woman, selfishness, paralysis, handicap, nightlife ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, new york, california
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80%
 7.6
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Philomena (2013)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A woman searches for her adult son, who was taken away from her decades ago when she was forced to live in a convent.
Style: touching, heartbreaking, emotional, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: nun, adoption, forgiveness, journalist, search, golden years, secret, loss of son, convent, self discovery, church, buried truth ...
Time: 50s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, year 2003 ...
Place: ireland, england, usa, washington d.c., oxford university
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79%
 7.3
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Music Within (2007)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After a confrontation with one of his idols dashes his dreams of studying public speaking in college, Richard Pimentel joins the Army and ships off to Vietnam. During his service, Richard loses nearly all of his hearing. Joining a new circle of ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: disability, wheelchair, hippie, paralysis, vietnam war, friendship, social activist, society, mute or deaf, human spirit, hopes, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 80s, 50s ...
Place: vietnam, seattle washington, california, seattle, portland oregon
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79%
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Stronger (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A victim of the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013 helps the police track down the killers while struggling to recover from devastating trauma.
Style: based on true events, suspenseful, disturbing, compassionate, suspense
Plot: rehabilitation, wheelchair, physical therapy, explosion, hospital, terrorist bombing, bombing, conspiracy, investigation, saving a life, friendship, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, year 2014, year 2013, year 2016
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Inside I'm Dancing (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: uplifting, emotional, touching, dramatic, heartbreaking ...
Plot: disability, friendship, youth, life, cerebral palsy, loneliness, character study, human spirit, love triangle, friends, life philosophy, unrequited love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, europe, dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling (1986)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In this film that closely parallels his own life story, Richard Pryor plays Jo Jo Dancer, a popular stand-up comedian who has severely burned himself in a drug incident. As he lies unconscious in a hospital, his spiritual alter ego gets up and ...
Style: contemplative, serious, realistic, gloomy, sincere ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), redemption, hospital, rise and fall, addiction, artists and showbiz, rising to stardom, graphic violence, profanity, drugs/alcohol, burned alive, introspection ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: illinois, usa, ohio, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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The Athlete (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Germany, Ethiopia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Running the streets of Rome in 1960, an unknown, barefooted Ethiopian man stunned the world by winning Olympic gold in the marathon. Overnight, Abebe Bikila became a sports legend. A hero in his own country and to the continent, Bikila was the first ...
Style: touching, uplifting, exciting, sentimental, stylized ...
Plot: disability, paralysis, rehabilitation, follow your dream, ambition, athlete's life, starting over, human spirit, against the odds, lifestyle, hopes, sport ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: africa, ethiopia, rome italy
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76%
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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, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: disability, human spirit, redemption, life turned upside down, love and romance, rehabilitation, womanizer, friendship, couple relations, hopes, couples, disabled person ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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76%
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Warm Springs (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Franklin Roosevelt, left a paraplegic from polio at 39 years of age, seeks out a miracle cure in the backwoods of Georgia.
Style: uplifting, sentimental, sincere, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: politics, ambition, society, rise and fall, fighting the system, rebellion, human spirit, disability, life is a bitch, introspection, hopes, president ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 30s ...
Place: georgia, usa, florida, washington d.c., new york state ...
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The Brooke Ellison Story (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Rendered a quadriplegic since a child from a near-fatal neck injury, a young girl fights against all odds to succeed in life from grade school to her acceptance into college under the assistance of her loyal and dedicated mother.
Style: sincere, uplifting, touching, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: college, hospital, against the odds, teenage love, human spirit, ambition, lifestyle, family problems, disability, parents and children, survival, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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72%
Running with Scissors (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Young Augusten Burroughs absorbs experiences that could make for a shocking memoir: the son of an alcoholic father and an unstable mother, he's handed off to his mother's therapist, Dr. Finch, and spends his adolescent years as a member of ...
Style: realistic, talky, touching, tragicomedy, humorous ...
Plot: therapist, dysfunctional family, coming of age, family relations, adoption, parents and children, drinking problem, marital problem, unhappy, diary, family problems, teenage life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, massachusetts, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Private Parts (1997)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The auto-biographical story of Howard Stern, the radio-rebel who is now also a TV-personality, an author and a movie star.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, touching, controversial ...
Audience: student film, teens
Plot: anti conformity, radio, radio show, lifestyle, ambition, workplace, rebelliousness, society, rise to the top, satire, radio dj, media ...
Time: 90s, 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 1979 ...
Place: washington d.c., new york, usa, detroit
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71%
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Breathe (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Robin, a handsome, brilliant and adventurous man whose life takes a dramatic turn when polio leaves him paralyzed.
Style: based on true events, realistic, factual, compassionate, sad ...
Plot: disability, illness, paralysis, supportive spouse, husband wife relationship, polio, adaptation, human spirit, christmas tree, guitar, bleeding, campfire ...
Time: year 1960, year 1958, year 1981, year 1970, year 1971 ...
Place: england, spain, germany, africa, kenya
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71%
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Vice (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: George W. Bush picks Dick Cheney, the CEO of Halliburton Co., to be his Republican running mate in the 2000 presidential election. No stranger to politics, Cheney's impressive résumé includes stints as White House chief of staff, House ...
Style: captivating, realistic, psychological, cynical, humorous ...
Plot: u.s. president, political campaign, vice president, war on terror, iraq war, politician, intrigue, u.s. constitution, u.s. congress, political leader, money, mentor ...
Time: year 2001, year 1976, 2010s, year 1968, year 1973 ...
Place: washington d.c., usa, cambodia, wyoming, america ...
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70%
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Photographer (2015)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The story is freely inspired by the life and work of Jan Saudek, who is probably the most well-known Czech photographer internationally and has indisputably been involved in the development of international photography. He has exhibited and sold his ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: photographer, ambition, drunkenness, betrayal, rehabilitation, drug addict, womanizer, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, model, art exhibition, deception ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: prague, prague czech republic
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70%
The Other Side of the Mountain (1975)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A female skiing champion is paralyzed in a tragic skiing accident. Her girlfriend is taken out of competition when she contracts polio.
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, emotional, touching ...
Plot: skiing, paralysis, quadriplegic, hopes, lifestyle, prodigy, ambition, sport, daring rescue, contests and competitions, follow your dream, athlete's life ...
Time: 70s, 50s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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, realistic, semi serious, inspirational ...
Plot: rock star, redemption, elderly, family relations, introspection, starting over, musician's life, aging, artists and showbiz, love and romance, wooing, estrangement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, year 1971
Place: new jersey, los angeles, usa, new york
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70%
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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: inspirational, touching, uplifting, tragicomedy, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: human spirit, medical school, medical profession, hospital, doctors and patients, friendship, unconventional method, clinic, doctor, hopes, nursing, doctor patient relationship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1969, year 1971
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Best of Men (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ludwig Guttmann, a renowned German neurosurgeon who fled Nazi Germany in the early days of WWII, takes a position at Stoke Mandeville Hospital in Buckinghamshire, England in 1944 and begins to transform the lives of his patients, paralyzed soldiers ...
Style: touching, realistic, uplifting, emotional, serious
Plot: paralysis, disability, hospital, self fulfillment, against the odds, human spirit, changing lives, dignity, contests and competitions, hopes, rehabilitation, nursing ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%