Movies like This Crazy Heart

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This Crazy Heart (2017)
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This Crazy Heart (2017)
Original name: Dieses bescheuerte Herz
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When 30-ish rich kid Lenny has to take care of 15-year-old David, who’s suffering from heart disease, it’s the beginning of a wild adventure. Lenny fearlessly breaks all the rules to fulfill his young friend’s every wish.
Style: thought provoking, sincere, uplifting, feel good, touching
Plot: father son conflict, nouveau riche, teenage boy, heart disease, ambulance, friendship between men, father son relationship, male friendship, birthday, drunk driving, hospital, punishment, female doctor, caregiver, friendship, striptease, elevator, fall in love, nightclub, shopping, disco, bucket list, 16 year old, panic, shopping mall ...
Place: berlin germany, munich germany, germany

Most similar movies to This Crazy Heart

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, touching, feel good and realistic films with plots about friendship, father son relationship, friendship between men, male friendship, friends, hospital and family relations mostly in Drama, Comedy and Biography genres. Some movies like This Crazy Heart: The Intouchables (2011), Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015), The Day I Became a Woman (2000), Heavy Girls (2012), Everything You Want (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 ⇓
71%
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Greg is coasting through senior year of high school as anonymously as possible, avoiding social interactions like the plague while secretly making spirited, bizarre films with Earl, his only friend. But both his anonymity and friendship threaten to ...
Style: touching, emotional, semi serious, depressing, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: cancer, high school, friends, friendship, teenagers, dying, adolescence, terminal illness, teenager, leukemia, family relations, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Day I Became a Woman (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A girl reaches the age of nine and is supposed to act as a grown woman according to her family. A girl participates in a bike race against the will of her husband. An elderly woman decides she wants to buy all the things she always wanted but could ...
Style: touching, thought provoking, bleak, realistic, serious ...
Plot: feminism, against the odds, injustice, life is a bitch, culture clash, society, rebelliousness, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, gender, strong female presence, female director ...
Time: 90s
Place: iran, middle east, japan, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 235
Heavy Girls (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Sven lives with his mother Edeltraut, who is suffering from dementia. He shares his entire life, the apartment, even the bed with her. During the day he works at a bank. While he is at work, Daniel comes to the apartment to look after Edeltraut. He ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, entertaining
Plot: gay, family relations, friendship, gay lead character, crush, friendship between men, alzheimer's disease, search for mother, mother son relationship, male nudity, gay relationship, elevator ...
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Everything You Want (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An aimless young troublemaker, Alessandro, squanders his days gambling and getting into fights, and he often spends his nights in jail. With few prospects, he begrudgingly accepts a job as a companion to Giorgio, an elderly poet suffering from ...
Style: uplifting, feel good, inspirational, thought provoking, motivational ...
Plot: friendship between men, poetry, friendship, social differences, hidden treasure, lifestyle change, hopes, human relationship, loneliness, life philosophy, treasure hunt, new job ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.2
 380
Sickos (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three teenagers appear to have a lot of fun on the children's oncology department on the fourth floor of a large hospital. Nick (14) and Iwan (15) both lost a leg as a result of bone cancer. For their friend Olivier (16) an amputation may be ...
Style: humorous, feel good, unusual plot structure, light
Plot: loss of friend, friendship, father son relationship, teenage protagonist, teenage girl, prankster, teenage boy, dark humor, cancer, amputee, handicapped, chemotherapy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.4
 5K
100 Things (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Best friends Toni and Paul decide to relinquish all of their belongings for 100 days, whereby they receive one of their items back on each day. During this challenge the two realize, that the only thing they cannot be without is their friendship. A ...
Style: thought provoking, inspirational, captivating, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night, date night
Plot: naked in public, friendship between men, challenge, friendship, best friend, addiction, escapades, dispute, male objectification, wager, life philosophy, love story ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany, central europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Best Is Yet to Come (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Following a huge misunderstanding, two friends always decide to tackle everything to make up for lost time.
Style: tragicomedy, sentimental, thought provoking, sincere, touching ...
Plot: friendship between men, life, friendship, friends, best friends, life philosophy, philosophy, powerful ending, humour, inspiration, human relationship, illness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Little Comedian (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Thailand
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Tock, heir to a long line of comedians has a problem. He is not funny. Constantly upstage by his younger sister, he falls in love with a dermatologist who incidentally is the only one who finds him funny.
Style: touching, uplifting, feel good, sincere, sweet
Plot: comedian, first love, schoolboy, duck, puberty, social relations, unrequited love, childhood, multiple perspectives, fall in love, shyness, unfulfilled love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.0
 2K
The Man Cave (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Quotas for women, parking spaces for women, online shopping, small talk and gossip. Software developer Erol, porta-potty rep Lars, and commercial pilot Helmut are licking the wounds of their masculinity – a female-free zone is what’s needed! In ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, buddies, rivalry, couple relations, dishonesty, nothing goes right, couples, silly humor, family problems, manipulation, disorder, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.6
 5K
Gigantics (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The Hamburg friends Walter, Ricco and Floyd take each day as it comes between the estates of tower blocks and fast food restaurants. All three are in their early twenties and are dreaming of another life when Floyd suddenly takes a job on a ...
Style: emotional, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, soccer, friends, best friends, romance, buddies, city life, urban, working class, intensive care, farewell, disco ...
Time: 90s
Place: hamburg germany, germany, europe, singapore
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Coffee in Berlin (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A fateful day pushes an aimless college dropout (Tom Schilling) to stop wasting his time and finally engage with life.
Style: tragicomedy, realistic, atmospheric, humorous, melancholic ...
Plot: slacker, introspection, unfulfillment, hopes, lifestyle, society, misfit, social misfits, unsupportive parent, german, coffee, teenage boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: germany, berlin germany, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 ⇓
42%
 8.2
 13K
Ustad Hotel (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Ustad Hotel is a quaint place run by a foodie named Kareem, who is fondly called Ustad, on a beach in Kozhikode. He sells biriyani – not to make money but to ensure that his biriyani has his customers Faizie's stay in Kozhikode continues for ...
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, humorous
Plot: chef, hotel, hotel manager, business, debt, father son relationship, land grab, father son conflict, eviction, muslim, widower, loss of wife ...
Place: dubai
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.8
 248
Repo (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Leon and TJ are best friends and repo men. After ten years, with a high school reunion looming, Leon wants out of the repo business. TJ has concocted a hair-brained scheme to steal all the cars they've repoed. When the plan fails, it falls ...
Style: feel good, sincere, touching, humorous, entertaining
Plot: friendship between men, friendship, neighbor neighbor relationship, friend, stolen money, college student, low self esteem, theft, car theft, car thief, fainting, tape recorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.9
 1K
Frau Ella (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young man goes on a road trip with an old lady he saves from a hospital.
Style: humorous, road movie, feel good, captivating, light ...
Plot: on the road, odd couple, nothing goes right, couples, disorder, escapades, elderly, personal growth, lost love, pregnancy, friendship, abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, france, paris france, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.7
 5K
Free Rainer (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Frustrated, because he is forced to produce bad TV-shows, a manager of a TV-station, enters the station and manipulates the ratings, to initiate a TV-revolution.
Style: feel good, serious, realistic, controversial, humorous ...
Plot: power of media, tv show, starting over, dishonesty, media, society, misfit, media satire, hacker, unemployment, assassination, manipulation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.8
 229
Radiator (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A moving, blackly comic drama about the strains in coping with ageing parents.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sincere, captivating, touching
Plot: family relations, elderly couple, dysfunctional family, homecoming, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, interracial friendship, family home, marital argument, handicapped, father son conflict, farmhouse ...
Place: england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 984
Wasted Youth (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Harris, a 16 year old boy spends his day skateboarding aimlessly around Athens with his friends. Vassilis, a middle aged cop, is frustrated with his dead-end job and crammed in his small apartment with his family.
Style: touching, sincere, suspense, thought provoking
Plot: financial crisis, unemployment, male friendship, skateboard, friendship between men, drinking alcohol, drinking, teenage boy, intergenerational friendship, midlife crisis, lust, man in underwear ...
Time: 2010s
Place: greece, athens, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.4
 5K
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: touching, feel good, romantic, melancholic, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, relationships, singleness, battle of the sexes, love and romance, male bonding, friendship between men, male friendship, african american, playboy, women ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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 ⇓
40%
 7.2
 13K
Paddleton (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An unlikely friendship between two misfit neighbors becomes an unexpectedly emotional journey when the younger man is diagnosed with terminal cancer.
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, psychological
Plot: male friendship, friendship between men, cancer, terminal illness, friendship, best friend, dying, medication, neighbor, destiny, life philosophy, tragedy ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.2
 11K
Smoke Signals (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Young Indian man Thomas is a nerd in his reservation, wearing oversize glasses and telling everyone stories no-one wants to hear. His parents died in a fire in 1976, and Thomas was saved by Arnold. Arnold soon left his family, and Victor hasn't ...
Style: touching, feel good, sincere, road movie, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: native american, native american reservation, on the road, native americans, friendship, self discovery, escapades, haunted by the past, obsessive quest, orphan, family problems, human nature ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: idaho, phoenix arizona, arizona, india, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Misfortunates (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 108 min.
Story: 13-year-old Gunther Strobbe grows up surrounded by alcohol, trash and his completely useless father and uncles. Slowly but surely, he's being prepared for the same hapless life. Can he defy his destiny?
Style: touching, sincere, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: uncle nephew relationship, alcohol, drinking contest, family relations, siblings relations, family life, eccentric family, teenage life, youth, male bonding, male friendship, large family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Where Do We Go Now? (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Lebanon, Egypt, Italy, Qatar
Duration: 110 min.
Story: On a remote, isolated, unnamed Lebanese village inhabited by both Muslims and Christians. The village is surrounded by land mines and only reachable by a small bridge. As civil strife engulfed the country, the women in the village learn of this fact ...
Style: touching, sincere, thought provoking, uplifting, humorous ...
Plot: religious differences, village, peaceful mission, disagreement, society, strong female character, muslim, islam, christianity, religious conflict, virgin mary statue, civil war ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: lebanon, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.3
 13K
Truman (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When Julián receives an unexpected visit in Madrid from his lifelong friend Tomás, who now lives in Canada, the encounter is bittersweet. Diagnosed with terminal cancer, Julián is focused on putting his affairs in order, while Tomás is still ...
Style: contemplative, light, humorous, tense, unusual plot structure
Plot: terminal illness, friendship between men, friendship, friend, fired from the job, old friends, cancer patient, one night stand, old friend, doctor, father son relationship, father son estrangement ...
Time: 2010s
Place: amsterdam, canada, spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.3
 1K
Quality Time (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: You can’t choose your family – which is why Conrad limits his visits with his parents to an absolute minimum. When venomous, irritable Carl injures himself seriously in a fall, his reluctant son Conrad and the butt-of-all-jokes Jonas has no ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, realistic ...
Plot: family life, parents and children, family problems, aging, disorder, elderly, three generations, reunion, family relations, dildo, parents separation, nagging and grouching ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Friend of Mine (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An introverted insurance executive at a car rental service is annoyed by his hyperactive, garrulous coworker, but the two end up becoming friends.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, non-linear ...
Plot: friendship, love triangle, lifestyle, love and romance, disorder, friendship between men, opposites attract, loneliness, unfulfilled love, couples, friends, contact ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe, barcelona, hamburg germany, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.1
 122
Fly Me Away (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Thomas, a blasé young man, spends his nights in clubs and his days in bed. Until his father, Dr. Reinhard, fed up with his son’s escapades, cuts him off completely and forces him to take care of one of his young patients. Mar- cus, 12, was born ...
Plot: hospital, child driving car, soccer, diabetic, diabetes, soccer match, nightclub, aunt, football stadium, oxygen tank, single father, surgeon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.2
 21K
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: uplifting, sentimental, touching, surreal, thought provoking ...
Plot: refugee, poverty, friendship, human spirit, elderly, social misfits, society, bohemian life, misfit, goodhearted, on the run, working class ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2009, 70s
Place: france, europe, normandy, latin america, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%