Movies like Taxi Boy

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Taxi Boy (1986)
 3.8
 37
Taxi Boy (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The meeting of Manuel, a lady's dancer, Petrus, an unfortunate gambler, and Corinne, a fast-food waitress. The drifting of three drop-outs, three solitary dreamers, adventurous waverers.
Style: neo noir
Plot: dancing, pursuit, teenage girl, taxi, tango, taxi driver, chase, dancer, father daughter relationship, card playing, gambler, waitress, dance school, chance meeting, dance contest, escape, estrangement, estranged daughter, urban setting, dance

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Most similar movies to Taxi Boy

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, captivating, realistic and touching films with plots about dancing, father daughter relationship, dancer, teenage girl, friendship, dance and mother daughter relationship mostly in Drama, Comedy and Music genres. Some movies like Taxi Boy: 12 Hours (2001), Honey 2 (2011), The Student and Mister Henri (2015), Taking Off (1971), Roller Boogie (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.4
 107
12 Hours (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Puerto Rico
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A night in the life of a cab driver in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Plot: taxi driver, taxi, convenience store, gigolo, mother daughter relationship, shower, lottery, tv reporter, thief, nightclub, gay, teenage girl ...
Place: puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.3
 7K
Honey 2 (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sequel to the 2003 dance movie Honey. Recently released from juvenile detention, talented dancer Maria Ramirez finds an outlet for her passion with a new dance crew.
Style: touching, feel good, captivating, uplifting, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: dancing, dance school, dancer's life, juvenile delinquency, dance, rise to the top, rivalry, ambition, music, fall in love, lifestyle, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
The Student and Mister Henri (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Because of his wavering health, Monsieur Henri can no longer live alone in his Paris appartment. Particularly grumpy, he ends up nonetheless accepting his son Paul's suggestion that he let one of his rooms out to a young female student. Far ...
Style: sentimental, captivating, melancholic, humorous, suspenseful ...
Plot: father son conflict, old man, parent child relationship, father daughter conflict, father daughter relationship, seduction, friendship, strong female lead, husband wife relationship, infidelity, death, singing in a car ...
Place: paris france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 7.4
 4K
Taking Off (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Unable to deal with her parents, Jeannie Tyne runs away from home. Larry and Lyne Tyne search for her, and in the process meet other people whose children ran away. With their children gone, the parents are now free to rediscover/enjoy life.
Style: witty, humorous, clever, offbeat, biting ...
Plot: missing child, anti establishment, pot smoking, marijuana, missing daughter, couples, family problems, family relations, drugs/alcohol, estrangement, profanity, satire ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Roller Boogie (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Teen lovers Bobby and Terry band together with other roller skaters to try and prevent a powerful mobster taking over the land their favourite skating rink sits on, and compete in the Boogie Contest.
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: disco, friendship, save the day, friends, shopping mall, teenage life, social differences, fall in love, against the odds, love and romance, ambition, youth ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, santa monica california, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Blinded by the Light (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In 1987, during the austere days of Thatcher’s Britain, a teenager learns to live life, understand his family, and find his own voice through the music of Bruce Springsteen.
Style: captivating, touching, humorous, tense, semi autobiographical
Plot: teenage protagonist, coming of age, father son conflict, interracial friendship, father son relationship, college student, teenager, poetry, british asian, dark humor, racism, rock music ...
Time: 80s, year 1987, year 1988
Place: new jersey, london, england, punjab, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Innocent Steps (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Innocent Steps is a romantic Korean tale about a 19 year old girl (Mun Geun-yeong) from China on a dance contract. She is paid to practice and dance with her partner (Park Geon Hyeong) for the upcoming 'KDFA Cup Korea Dancesport ...
Style: captivating, feel good, touching, humorous
Plot: fake identity, true love, dancer, dance instructor, dance teacher, fall in love, ambition, dance contest, ballroom dancing, firefly, x ray, dance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.6
 25K
Take the Lead (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A former professional dancer volunteers to teach dance in the New York public school system and, while his background first clashes with his students' tastes, together they create a completely new style of dance. Based on the story of ballroom ...
Style: feel good, captivating, inspirational, sexy, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, kids, chick flick
Plot: dancing, dancer's life, dancer, dedicated educator, high school, dance, ambition, teachers and students, against the odds, respect, contests and competitions, music ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Bélier Family (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The whole Bélier family is deaf, except for sixteen year old Paula who is the important translator in her parents' day to day life especially when it comes to matters concerning the family farm. When her music teacher discovers she has a ...
Style: touching, emotional, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sign language, moral dilemma, teenage girl, teenage life, follow your dream, family, family life, youth, misfit, family problems, adolescence vs adulthood, teachers and students ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, paris france, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Twist and Shout (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Denmark
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Danish teens come of age in 1963. Bjorn and Erik are close friends. Bjorn is pursued by Kirsten, a future Stepford wife, but he falls for Anna, who initiates him into love and sex. Erik is somber, caring for his home-bound mentally-ill mother while ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, sincere, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pregnancy, friendship, family relations, coming of age, human nature, teenage life, friends, couples, bittersweet, adolescence vs adulthood, rock, youth ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 1960s
Place: copenhagen, scandinavia, denmark, copenhagen denmark, norway ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.9
 973
Place publique (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Revolves around Castro, who was once a very famous TV host, but as he grows old, his popularity is dwindling.
Plot: immigrants, neighbor, wig, swimming pool, dancing, mayor, waitress, binoculars, karaoke, selfie, fireworks, snorting cocaine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.8
 5K
Look at Me (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This is the story of human beings who know exactly what they'd do if they were somebody else, but can't handle being themselves very well, who are very simply struggling to find out who they are.
Style: semi serious, sincere, humorous, stylized, lyrical ...
Plot: fall in love, friendship, family relations, physical appearance, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family problems, couples, writer's life, arrogance, father daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.2
 396
Day Off (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Day Off (French: Mercredi, folle journée !) is a 2001 French drama film directed by Pascal Thomas.
Style: touching, feel good, light, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: kids
Plot: husband wife relationship, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage boy, teenage girl, rescue, missing son, mother son relationship, gambling debt, school teacher, elementary school ...
Place: brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Attila Marcel (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Paul is a sweet man-child, raised — and smothered — by his two eccentric aunts in Paris since the death of his parents when he was a toddler. Now thirty-three, he still does not speak. (He does express himself through colourful suits that would ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, disorder, misfit, uncover truth, parents and children, memory loss, buried truth, hidden truth, orphan, pianist, mute or deaf, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Hearts Beat Loud (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the hip Brooklyn neighborhood of Red Hook, single dad and record store owner Frank is preparing to send his hard-working daughter Sam off to college while being forced to close his vintage shop. Hoping to stay connected through their shared ...
Style: feel good, sincere, light, touching
Plot: father daughter relationship, musician, lesbian relationship, teenage daughter, love interest, coming of age, record store, love and romance, music, youth, dialogue, college ...
Place: brooklyn new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.7
 9K
The Party (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Le Boum is the story of a 13-year-old French girl dealing with moving to a new city and school in Paris, while at the same time her parents are getting a divorce.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, touching, emotional ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, teenage love, couple relations, love and romance, puberty, crumbling marriage, family problems, infidelity, teenage life, parents and children, family relations, friends ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: france, paris france, normandy, tokyo, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.2
 511
Our Women (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Max, Paul and Simon have been friends for 35 years. They take great pleasure in their one vacation a year together without their partners and meet-up regularly to spend evenings drinking or playing cards. Each has a successful career and they all ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, cynical, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, moral dilemma, friends, dark humor, life turned upside down, disorder, murder, police, cover up, escapades, buddies, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Happily Ever After (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Is love compatible with coupledom? And what of freedom and fidelity? These are some of the questions facing two married men.
Style: witty, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: midlife crisis, love, friendship, marriage, pregnancy, infidelity, battle of the sexes, introspection, love affair, lifestyle, buddies, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 6.6
 564
Real Love (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Forbach, East of France, today. Mario, a man without much ambition, except where love is concerned, is back to square one after his wife left home. He now must raise his two adolescent daughters by himself, while going through some sort of a teenage ...
Style: psychological, humorous, light, contemplative, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, teenage girl, sister sister relationship, teenager, school, family relations, youth, friendship, society, friends, female director, lesbian kiss ...
Time: 21st century
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Little Tickles (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Odette is eight, she likes to dance and draw. Why would she be wary of a friend of her parents who offers to play "Tickling"? Once an adult, Odette frees her word, and plunges body and soul into her career as a dancer, in the whirlwind of ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, captivating, psychological, non-linear
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: child rape, pedophile, abused child, child sexual abuse, little girl, traumatic childhood, court, father daughter relationship, trial, dancing, rape victim, psychologist ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.4
 218
July-August (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After attempting to set a mailbox on fire, Pimpette, 14, and her elder sister, Joséphine, 18, spend their summer holidays shuttling between their secretly pregnant mom and bachelor father. But when Joséphine gets involved with the wrong crowd, ...
Plot: letter, teenager, coming of age, nudity (full frontal - brief), swashbuckler, stolen jewelry, pregnancy, jewelry, boat, gang, seaside, watching pornography ...
Place: brittany, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Gold Diggers (1983)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An avant-garde examination of the relationship between women and money in society. Mixing musical, silent melodrama, and philosophical treatise into a post-punk, heady brew.
Style: avant garde, feminist film
Plot: money, bank, golddigger, female director, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, memory, childhood, gold, tap dance, chase, dancer ...
Place: yukon
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.9
 11K
StreetDance 3D (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In order to win the Street Dance Championships, a dance crew is forced to work with ballet dancers from the Royal Dance School in exchange for rehearsal space.
Style: feel good, realistic, stylized, sweet, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dancing, dance school, ballet, dance contest, dancer's life, ballerina, competition, dream, team, love and romance, school dance, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 6.5
 2K
Tap (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Max Washington has just been released from prison after serving time for burglary. He returns to his old hangout, a hoofer club. His old girl friend, Amy, who still works at the club as a Tap instructor, is less than thrilled to see him. Her father, ...
Style: feel good, captivating, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: tap dancing, dance, tap dance, destiny, music, romance, criminal heroes, dancer's life, partners, reluctant partners, ambition, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
War Dancing - Dance to Win (1989)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: West Germany, Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: War Dancing tells the tale of Slammer, a small-time hood whose life changes when he is allowed to take part in a music video shoot. He begins to feel that a career in music might get him on the right track, but the video's choreographer ...
Plot: graffiti, dance performance, music competition, school dance, dance contest, rivalry, dancing, street gang, dancer, dance school, love, competition
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.0
 883
Sticky Notes (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of an emotionally detached backup dancer named Athena, who must return home to Florida to help care for her estranged father, Jack, after he gets diagnosed with cancer. There she must contend with Jack’s irresponsible lifestyle while ...
Style: twists and turns, touching, rough, thought provoking
Plot: dancer, cancer, family, father, estrangement, girl, dancing, little girl, female protagonist, doctor, rehearsal, plot twist ...
Place: florida, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.7
 22K
Moxie (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Inspired by her mom's rebellious past and a confident new friend, a shy 16-year-old publishes an anonymous zine calling out sexism at her school.
Style: feminist film, light, funny, captivating
Plot: feminist, teenager, teenage girl, teenage life, high school life, revolution, high school, school, rebelliousness, rebellious youth, rebel, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Wunderlich's World (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Mimi has her hands full. Her son Felix is hyperactive, her ex-husband Johnny is a mess, her father is a chronic gambler. Then Felix signs her up for a Swiss casting show, because Mimi wanted to be a musician originally. So Mimi decides to head for ...
Style: humorous, serious, sincere, captivating
Plot: dysfunctional family, musician, talent show, father daughter relationship, bipolar disorder, debt, gambling, sister sister relationship, thief, singing in a car, german abroad, male nudity ...
Place: zurich switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Center Stage: On Pointe (2016)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In Center Stage: On Pointe, Jonathan Reeves (Gallagher) is tasked with infusing more contemporary styles and modernism into the American Ballet Academy, and enlists his his top choreographers Charlie (Radetsky), Cooper (Stiefel) and Tommy (Wormald) ...
Style: emotional, captivating, psychological, realistic
Plot: dancing, ballerina, friendship, ballet, audition, dancer, camp, rivalry, partner, modern dance, competition, training ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.6
 54K
Magic Mike XXL (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Three years after Mike bowed out of the stripper life at the top of his game, he and the remaining Kings of Tampa hit the road to Myrtle Beach to put on one last blow-out performance.
Style: sexy, semi serious, humorous, entertaining, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: dancing, strip club, male friendship, male stripper, friendship between men, dance, workplace, artists and showbiz, hopes, performer's life, ambition, on the road ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, florida, california, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%