Movies like Green Book

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Green Book (2018)
 8.2
 214K
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, road movie, funny, light, uplifting, feel good, factual, exciting, touching
Plot: racism, friendship, interracial friendship, blacks and whites, musician, violence, christmas, travel, driver, prejudice, italian american, black american, friend, personal assistant, chauffeur, family relations, husband wife relationship, concert, piano playing, lgbt, pianist, journey, loneliness, racial slur, friendship between men ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1962, 2010s
Place: bronx new york city, america, 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 talky films with plots about friendship, runaway, drinking, catastrophe, mentor, storytelling and husband wife relationship mostly in Drama, Music and Comedy 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: touching, uplifting, sincere, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: friendship, disability, life philosophy, culture clash, friends, human relationship, lifestyle change, 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, serious, uplifting, thought provoking, disturbing ...
Plot: white house, butler, racism, civil rights, injustice, blacks and whites, prejudice, president, master and servant, parents and children, historical character, government official ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 50s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., south africa, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 388K
The Help (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, India, United Arab Emirates
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, discrimination, storytelling, hopes, social relations, interracial relations, blacks and whites, against the rules, exploitation ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1963
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 48K
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, sincere, serious ...
Plot: prodigy, mental illness, musician, homeless, music, life is a bitch, musician's life, misfit, rich and poor, down on your luck, unlikely partners, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 6.5
 13K
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, old friend, midlife crisis, computer, teenage boy, spoken inner thoughts, college friend, mentor protege relationship, gay, piano, man in swimsuit ...
Place: harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Saving Mr. Banks (2013)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Family, 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: writer's life, childhood, filmmaking, hollywood, parents and children, haunted by the past, showbiz, family relations, disney, rehearsal, show business, celebrity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1961, year 1964, 1960s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, australia, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.8
 736
The Last Ride (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The final days of Hank Williams.
Style: captivating, touching, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: redemption, friendship, fistfight, country music, country singer, starting over, ambition, americana, countryside, coming of age, country, hopes ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 2010
Place: usa, west virginia, ohio, virginia, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.7
 126K
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, musician, african american, guilt, music, ambition, lifestyle, blues ...
Time: 30s, 70s, 20th century, 60s, 50s ...
Place: usa, georgia, seattle washington, houston texas, st. louis missouri ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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, feel good, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: vietnam war, music band, native, mother child separation, girl group, desire for fame, backstage, ambition, lifestyle, showbiz, scout, rising to stardom ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1950s, year 1967 ...
Place: australia, vietnam, asia, melbourne australia, southeast asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.4
 32K
Love & Mercy (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The life of reclusive and eccentric Beach Boys songwriter and musician Brian Wilson.
Style: serious, emotional, factual, melancholic, talky ...
Plot: mental illness, psychotherapist, pop music, musician, music, musician's life, power relations, addiction, artists and showbiz, doctors and patients, showbiz, drug abuse ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 80s, 70s, 90s ...
Place: usa, california, malibu california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.0
 27K
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, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: redemption, rock star, elderly, aging, wooing, musician's life, estrangement, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, drugs/alcohol, artists and showbiz, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1971
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Taking Woodstock (2009)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The story of Elliot Tiber and his family, who inadvertently played a pivotal role in making the famed Woodstock Music and Arts Festival into the happening that it was. When Elliot hears that a neighboring town has pulled the permit on a hippie music ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, feel good, offbeat, semi serious ...
Plot: hippie, small town, musician, farm, homosexual, family business, countryside, music festival, music, family relations, traditional versus modern, rock ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1969
Place: woodstock, bangkok thailand, new york state, new jersey, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.9
 21K
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, talky, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, death of mother, dying young, coming of age, rise to the top, couples, oldies, love and romance, performer's life, best friends, family relations, friends ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1950s ...
Place: new york, san francisco, usa, los angeles, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: emotional, sincere, serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: coming of age, pregnancy, friendship, voyeurism, romance, dealing with death, adolescence vs adulthood, love and romance, youth, best friends, couples, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, 1960s
Place: norway, copenhagen denmark, denmark, sweden, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, human nature, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1920s
Place: usa, california, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: realistic, touching, serious
Plot: coming of age, friendship, family problems, youth, ambition, friends, family relations, life is a bitch, parents and children, society, lifestyle, blues ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, russia, new york yankees, pennsylvania ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Schultze Gets the Blues (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Schultze is an accordion player and newly without work. When the local music club celebrates its 50th anniversary, his taste of music changes unexpectedly.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: friendship, small town, retirement, music, terminal illness, friends, lifestyle, blues, musician's life, folk, artists and showbiz, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana, germany, usa, europe, southern usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.5
 152K
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, rough, factual, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: racism, undercover cop, black cop, violence, gun, telephone, bomb, husband wife relationship, activist, friendship, standoff, love and romance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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: talky, semi serious, humorous, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, country music, romance, showbiz, friends, lifestyle, human nature, couples, couple relations, hopes, love and romance, twentysomething life ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: tennessee, usa, new york, ireland, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, friends, ambition, buddies, partners, musician's life, down on your luck, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, british columbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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: sentimental, touching, serious, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: disability, vietnam war, hippie, friendship, wheelchair, social activist, self discovery, hopes, drugs/alcohol, mute or deaf, social misfits, human spirit ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s, 1950s ...
Place: vietnam, seattle washington, campus, california, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, stylized, atmospheric, clever ...
Plot: culture clash, police brutality, racism, african american, radio, racial slur, family business, punk, heat, money, pizzeria, pizza ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.4
 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, serious, witty, sincere ...
Plot: radio, manager, friendship, prison, protest, radio show, new job, african american, funeral, civil rights, ex convict, convict ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 80s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, washington d.c., u.s. capitol building, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, search, on the road, friendship, holocaust, anti semitism, human nature, prejudice, grandparent grandchild relationship ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: ukraine, europe, berlin germany, kiev ukraine, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.4
 36K
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, sincere, serious, uplifting ...
Plot: hip hop, midlife crisis, career, musician, rapper, drug dealing, singer, human spirit, hip hop culture, life is a bitch, lifestyle, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tennessee, usa, memphis, egypt, mount everest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, sincere, emotional, uplifting ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, chick flick
Plot: racism, contests and competitions, sport, prejudice, football, human spirit, high school, against the odds, racial slur, african american, coach, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: virginia, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Mississippi Grind (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Gerry is a talented but down-on-his-luck gambler whose fortunes begin to change when he meets Curtis, a younger, highly charismatic poker player. The two strike up an immediate friendship and Gerry quickly persuades his new friend to accompany him ...
Style: road movie, semi serious, humorous, depressing, tense ...
Plot: gambling, friendship, poker, casino, debt, partners, obsessive quest, down on your luck, unlikely partners, gambler, card game, money problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: mississippi, new orleans, usa, mississippi river, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.5
 77K
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, civil rights, human spirit, idealism, fighting the system, righting the wronged, americana, discrimination, injustice, rebellion, state affairs ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1964, year 1965 ...
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: battle of the sexes, tennis, strong female character, wager, sexism, feminism, husband wife relationship, friendship, tennis player, homosexuality, women's rights, determination ...
Time: year 1973, year 1972, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.5
 64K
Dreamgirls (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Three young women – Deena Jones, Effie White and Lorrell Robinson – dream of becoming pop stars and they get their wish when they're chosen to be backup singers for the legendary James 'Thunder' Early.
Style: emotional, sentimental, melancholic, inspirational, serious ...
Plot: singer, manager, performer's life, fame, backstage, singing, show business, african american, music band, ambition, showbiz, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: detroit, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%