Movies like Green Book

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Green Book (2018)
 8.2
 238K
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 a guide called The Negro Motorist Green Book.
Style: captivating, funny, light, uplifting, feel good, road movie, factual, exciting, touching
Plot: friendship, racism, interracial friendship, blacks and whites, musician, prejudice, driver, chauffeur, travel, christmas, italian american, black american, friend, personal assistant, family relations, husband wife relationship, concert, piano playing, loneliness, violence, racial slur, lgbt, pianist, on the road, journey ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1962, 2010s
Place: america, bronx new york city, southern usa, manhattan new york city, kentucky, ohio

Most similar movies to Green Book

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, dramatic, touching and emotional films with plots about friendship, mentor, storytelling, catastrophe, runaway, culture clash and drinking mostly in Drama, Comedy and Music genres. Some movies like Green Book: The Intouchables (2011), Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013), The Help (2011), The Soloist (2009), Brad's Status (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: uplifting, feel good, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, life philosophy, disability, culture clash, lifestyle change, friends, human relationship, loneliness, starting over, odd couple, french, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A look at the life of Cecil Gaines who served eight presidents as the White House's head butler from 1952 to 1986, and had a unique front-row seat as political and racial history was made.
Style: touching, thought provoking, uplifting, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: white house, civil rights, butler, racism, injustice, blacks and whites, prejudice, president, racial slur, historical character, parents and children, master and servant ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 60s, 70s, 50s ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., south africa, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 397K
The Help (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, India, United Arab Emirates, UK, France, Canada, Germany
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Aibileen Clark is a middle-aged African-American maid who has spent her life raising white children and has recently lost her only son; Minny Jackson is an African-American maid who has often offended her employers despite her family's ...
Style: touching, uplifting, thought provoking, emotional, inspirational ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: racism, friendship, master and servant, maid, civil rights, discrimination, racial segregation, blacks and whites, storytelling, social relations, hopes, interracial relations ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1963
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 49K
The Soloist (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A Los Angeles journalist befriends a homeless Juilliard-trained musician, while looking for a new article for the paper.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: prodigy, mental illness, cello, musician, homeless, music, life is a bitch, musician's life, misfit, down on your luck, rich and poor, unlikely partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 14K
Brad's Status (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Although Brad has a satisfying career, a sweet wife and a comfortable life in suburban Sacramento, things aren't quite what he imagined during his college glory days. When he accompanies his musical prodigy son on a university tour, he ...
Plot: father son relationship, dog, midlife crisis, old friend, computer, teenage boy, musician, airport, cafe, piano, gay, hotel ...
Place: harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.8
 744
The Last Ride (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The final days of Hank Williams.
Style: captivating, serious, sincere, touching, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, redemption, country singer, country music, fistfight, partners, ambition, americana, lifestyle, rise and fall, human nature, starting over ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 2010
Place: usa, alabama, ohio, west virginia, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Saving Mr. Banks (2013)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Author P.L. Travers travels from London to Hollywood as Walt Disney Pictures adapts her novel Mary Poppins for the big screen.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, factual, emotional ...
Plot: childhood, writer's life, hollywood, filmmaking, parents and children, family relations, showbiz, haunted by the past, disney, secretary, rehearsal, show business ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, 1900s, year 1964 ...
Place: california, usa, los angeles, australia, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
 12K
The Sapphires (2012)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: It's 1968, and four young, talented Australian Aboriginal girls learn about love, friendship and war when they entertain the US troops in Vietnam as singing group The Sapphires.
Style: realistic, humorous, sentimental, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: vietnam war, native, music band, girl group, mother child separation, musician's life, performer's life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, showbiz, scout, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1950s, year 1968 ...
Place: australia, vietnam, asia, melbourne, saigon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Movie in collections
 7.7
 129K
Ray (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Born on a sharecropping plantation in Northern Florida, Ray Charles went blind at seven. Inspired by a fiercely independent mom who insisted he make his own way, He found his calling and his gift behind a piano keyboard. Touring across the Southern ...
Style: captivating, sincere, sentimental, emotional, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: musician's life, pianist, jazz, addiction, heroin, civil rights, guilt, african american, music, musician, ambition, blues ...
Time: 30s, 50s, 20th century, 60s, 70s ...
Place: usa, georgia, st. louis missouri, rome italy, houston texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In Greenwich Village in the early 1960s, gifted but volatile folk musician Llewyn Davis struggles with money, relationships, and his uncertain future following the suicide of his singing partner.
Style: atmospheric, clever, meditative, melancholic, depressing ...
Plot: musician's life, music, cat, loneliness, singer, guitar, musician, homeless, ambition, follow your dream, life is a bitch, performance ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1961
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.0
 28K
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: touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: redemption, rock star, elderly, aging, estrangement, wooing, family relations, drugs/alcohol, hopes, adolescence vs adulthood, musician's life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1971
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
10 Items or Less (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An actor who is considering the role of a supermarket manager arrives at a grocery store on the outskirts of Los Angeles to do some field research. He subsequently becomes stranded, without a car or cell phone, and accepts a ride home with Scarlet, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, light ...
Plot: friendship, self discovery, on the road, introspection, research, shopping, movie star, job interview, friends, stranger, actor's life, celebrity culture ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.9
 22K
Beaches (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A privileged rich debutante and a cynical struggling entertainer share a turbulent, but strong childhood friendship over the years.
Style: sentimental, emotional, serious, realistic, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, death of mother, dying young, coming of age, rise to the top, love and romance, parents and children, life is a bitch, couple relations, best friends, family relations, friends ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1950s ...
Place: new york, san francisco, los angeles, usa, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Coffee and Cigarettes (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA, Japan, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Coffee And Cigarettes is a collection of eleven films from cult director Jim Jarmusch. Each film hosts star studded cast of extremely unique individuals who all share the common activities of conversing while drinking coffee and smoking cigarettes.
Style: meditative, humorous, clever, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: cigarette, actor, lifestyle, coffee, friendship, musician, interview, social relations, artists and showbiz, cafe, friends, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1920s
Place: usa, california, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Lackawanna Blues (2005)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In a story fueled by rhythm and blues, a young boy's life is shaped by love and the stories of a cast of characters in the boarding house where he lives in 1960s Lackawanna, New York.
Style: serious, realistic, touching
Plot: coming of age, friendship, youth, parents and children, life is a bitch, ambition, family problems, family relations, friends, blues, society, lifestyle ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, 1960s, 1950s
Place: new york, usa, russia, new york yankees, toronto ontario canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Remember the Titans (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After leading his football team to 15 winning seasons, coach Bill Yoast is demoted and replaced by Herman Boone – tough, opinionated and as different from the beloved Yoast as he could be. The two men learn to overcome their differences and turn a ...
Style: touching, sentimental, uplifting, emotional, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, chick flick
Plot: racism, contests and competitions, african american, sport, prejudice, football, human spirit, high school, against the odds, racial slur, coach, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: virginia, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.3
 5K
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: emotional, serious, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: disability, vietnam war, hippie, friendship, wheelchair, misfit, post war, dignity, society, self discovery, social activist, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1940s, 1990s ...
Place: vietnam, campus, seattle washington, california, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Thing Called Love (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Miranda Presley moves from New York to Nashville to become a songwriter. At an unsuccessful audition she meets James Wright, a promising newcomer. After only a few days they marry but start to quickly regret it.
Style: semi serious, humorous, talky, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, country music, romance, showbiz, friends, human nature, lifestyle, couples, hopes, artists and showbiz, couple relations, twentysomething life ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: tennessee, usa, new york, austin texas, connecticut ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
That Thing You Do! (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A Pennsylvania band scores a hit in 1964 and rides the star-making machinery as long as it can, with lots of help from its manager.
Style: humorous, sentimental, sincere, light, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: music, showbiz, recording studio, drummer, ambition, friendship, rising to stardom, musician's life, rise and fall, fame, celebrity culture, music band ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.3
 9K
Talk to Me (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music, War
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The story of Washington D.C. radio personality Ralph "Petey" Greene, an ex-con who became a popular talk show host and community activist in the 1960s.
Style: talky, disturbing, realistic, sincere, serious ...
Plot: radio, manager, friendship, prison, radio show, civil rights, protest, african american, funeral, ex convict, convict, new job ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 80s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, washington d.c., u.s. capitol building, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.5
 162K
BlacKkKlansman (2018)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Ron Stallworth, an African-American police officer from Colorado, successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan and become the head of the local chapter.
Style: semi serious, factual, rough, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: racism, undercover cop, black cop, gun, bomb, telephone, husband wife relationship, activist, violence, partners, love and romance, friendship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.5
 79K
Selma (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: "Selma," as in Alabama, the place where segregation in the South was at its worst, leading to a march that ended in violence, forcing a famous statement by President Lyndon B. Johnson that ultimately led to the signing of the Civil Rights ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, sincere, uplifting, factual ...
Plot: racism, politics, righting the wronged, civil rights, human spirit, idealism, fighting the system, discrimination, americana, injustice, rebellion, state affairs ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1965, year 1963 ...
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Everything Is Illuminated (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A film based on the semi-autobiographical novel of the same name by American writer Jonathan Safran Foer, in which a young Jewish American man endeavors—with the help of eccentric, distant relatives—to find the woman who saved his grandfather ...
Style: tragicomedy, touching, sincere, sentimental, clever ...
Plot: culture clash, jewish, journey, collector, friendship, on the road, search, holocaust, anti semitism, human nature, prejudice, grandparent grandchild relationship ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: ukraine, europe, berlin germany, eastern europe, kiev ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Battle of the Sexes (2017)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The true story of the 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs.
Style: based on true events, semi serious, captivating, uplifting
Plot: tennis, strong female character, battle of the sexes, wager, sexism, feminism, husband wife relationship, friendship, tennis player, homosexuality, female athlete, sport ...
Time: year 1973, year 1972, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 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, africa, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.9
 17K
Welcome to Me (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A year in the life of Alice Klieg, a woman with Borderline Personality Disorder who wins Mega-millions, quits her meds and buys her own talk show.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, disturbing, talky ...
Plot: mental illness, tv show, obsession, life turned upside down, media, mental disorders, depression, friendship, loneliness, medication, character study, storytelling ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1996, year 1989, year 1991 ...
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story of an old Jewish widow named Daisy Werthan and her relationship with her colored chauffeur Hoke. From an initial mere work relationship grew in 25 years a strong friendship between the two very different characters in a time when those ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, witty, intense, emotional ...
Plot: elderly, master and servant, civil rights, golden years, friendship, racial slur, chauffeur, african american, prejudice, interracial relations, social differences, racism ...
Time: 1950s, 1960s, 1940s, 50s, 60s ...
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.3
 37K
Hustle & Flow (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: With help from his friends, a Memphis pimp in a mid-life crisis attempts to become a successful hip-hop emcee.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sincere, uplifting ...
Plot: hip hop, midlife crisis, career, musician, rapper, drug dealing, singer, human spirit, hip hop culture, life is a bitch, once in a lifetime opportunity, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tennessee, usa, memphis, mount everest, egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Hard Core Logo (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Bruce Macdonald follows punk bank Hard Core Logo on a harrowing last-gasp reunion tour throughout Western Canada. As magnetic lead-singer Joe Dick holds the whole magilla together through sheer force of will, all the tensions and pitfalls of life on ...
Style: talky, clever, realistic, biting, humorous ...
Plot: reunion, on the road, music, punk, artists and showbiz, cons and scams, partners, buddies, friends, musician's life, celebrity culture, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, british columbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Do the Right Thing (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone's hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence.
Style: talky, realistic, humorous, intense, stylized ...
Plot: culture clash, police brutality, african american, racism, heat, money, pizzeria, prejudice, buddies, society, urban ghetto life, radio ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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