Movies like Green Book

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Green Book (2018)
 8.3
 177K
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: uplifting, feel good, road movie, captivating, funny, light, factual, exciting, touching
Plot: racism, friendship, musician, interracial friendship, prejudice, chauffeur, travel, driver, pianist, friendship between men, racial slur, italian american, black american, blacks and whites, on the road, violence, friend, personal assistant, christmas, husband wife relationship, concert, piano playing, gay, lgbt, family relations ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1962, 2010s
Place: america, bronx new york city, southern usa, manhattan new york city, kentucky

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, dramatic and sentimental films with plots about friendship, drinking, storytelling, singer, mentor, runaway and catastrophe mostly in Drama, Music and Biography genres. Some movies like Green Book: The Intouchables (2011), Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013), Brad's Status (2017), The Soloist (2009), The Help (2011). 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, emotional, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, disability, life philosophy, friends, human relationship, lifestyle change, loneliness, culture clash, 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, thought provoking, uplifting, disturbing ...
Plot: white house, butler, racism, civil rights, injustice, prejudice, president, blacks and whites, historical character, master and servant, parents and children, state affairs ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 50s, 80s, 60s ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., south africa, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, midlife crisis, old friend, teenage boy, computer, cafe, hotel room, hotel, gay wedding, flutist, airport ...
Place: harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 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, serious, sincere ...
Plot: prodigy, mental illness, musician, newspaper, violin, cello, homeless, music, partners, musician's life, society, misfit ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 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, against the rules, exploitation, racial issues ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1963
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, filmmaking, childhood, hollywood, parents and children, family relations, showbiz, haunted by the past, disney, rehearsal, show business, celebrity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1961, year 1964
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: serious, sincere, touching, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: redemption, friendship, country singer, fistfight, country music, friends, life is a bitch, rising to stardom, youth, downfall, musician's life, partners ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 2010
Place: usa, virginia, alabama, ohio, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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, pop music, musician, psychotherapist, music, power relations, musician's life, showbiz, addiction, doctors and patients, artists and showbiz, drug abuse ...
Time: 1960s, 80s, 20th century, 70s, 90s ...
Place: usa, california, malibu california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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, mother child separation, girl group, rising to stardom, performer's life, family relations, musical tour, goodhearted, artists and showbiz, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1950s, year 1958 ...
Place: australia, vietnam, asia, southeast asia, melbourne australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, offbeat ...
Plot: hippie, small town, musician, homosexual, farm, family business, countryside, music festival, music, parents and children, rainy, underdog ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1969
Place: woodstock, bangkok thailand, new york state, new jersey, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.0
 805
Two of Us (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In this purely fictional story, Paul McCartney drops by The Dakota to visit John Lennon in 1976. Paul is still on top of the music world, reaching #1 with his new band, Wings. John, however, has retired from public life, choosing to raise his son, ...
Style: humorous, serious, captivating, realistic, touching ...
Plot: friendship, reunion, friends, music, celebrity culture, unfulfillment, ambition, musician's life, rock, love and romance, artists and showbiz, rising to stardom ...
Time: 90s, year 1976
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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, serious, sincere, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: musician's life, heroin, jazz, pianist, overdose, rags to riches, disability, addiction, cocaine, businessman, civil rights, mistress ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 60s, 70s, 50s ...
Place: usa, georgia, st. louis missouri, houston texas, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Florence Foster Jenkins (2016)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York heiress, who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice.
Style: emotional, inspirational, melancholic, touching, witty ...
Plot: bad singing, marriage, husband wife relationship, world war two, listening to music, recording studio, opera singer, female protagonist, transformation, awkward situation, greed, manipulation ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, 1920s, 1930s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Cadillac Records (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The story of sex, violence, race and rock and roll in 1950s Chicago, and the exciting but turbulent lives of some of America's musical legends, including Muddy Waters, Leonard Chess, Little Walter, Howlin' Wolf, Etta James and Chuck Berry.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: singer, african american, musician, civil rights, musician's life, music, ambition, rising to stardom, r&b, performer's life, couple relations, interracial relations ...
Time: 40s, 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1950s ...
Place: usa, chicago illinois, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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, parents and children, drugs/alcohol, hopes, family relations, adolescence vs adulthood, artists and showbiz, love and romance, wooing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1971
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Boys on the Side (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After breaking up with her girlfriend, a nightclub singer, Jane, answers a personal ad from Robin, a real estate agent with AIDS, seeking a cross-country travel partner. On their journey from New York City to Los Angeles, the two stop by Pittsburgh ...
Style: road movie, touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, aids, friends, pregnancy, terminal illness, on the road, self discovery, gender, partners, couples, unlikely criminals, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: pittsburgh, cross country, san diego california, pakistan, st. louis missouri ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, small town life, fall in love, folk, musician's life, blues, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana, germany, europe, usa, southern usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.9
 233K
Almost Famous (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In 1973, 15-year-old William Miller's unabashed love of music and aspiration to become a rock journalist lands him an assignment from Rolling Stone magazine to interview and tour with the up-and-coming band Stillwater – fronted by lead guitar ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, feel good, captivating, road movie ...
Plot: coming of age, on the road, music, rock, journalism, musician's life, fame, musician, aspiring writer, innocence lost, stewardess, coming-of-age ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, san diego california, phoenix arizona, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 2K
Low Down (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The daughter of jazz pianist Joe Albany witnesses her beloved father's struggle -- and failure -- to kick his heroin habit.
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: addiction, jazz, coming of age, pianist, heroin, artists and showbiz, music, family relations, parents and children, youth, hollywood, father ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1974
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: coming of age, friendship, society, blues, lifestyle, life is a bitch, parents and children, friends, family relations, youth, family problems, ambition ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1960s, 1950s
Place: new york, usa, toronto ontario canada, russia, new york yankees ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, radio, racial slur, family business, african american, pizzeria, pizza, money, heat, punk ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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, couple relations, couples, oldies, love and romance, friends, best friends, parents and children, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1950s ...
Place: new york, san francisco, usa, los angeles, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: captivating, sincere, emotional, serious, touching ...
Plot: coming of age, pregnancy, friendship, romance, dealing with death, family relations, love and romance, rock, friends, adolescence vs adulthood, voyeurism, couples ...
Time: 80s, 1960s
Place: scandinavia, norway, copenhagen denmark, denmark, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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: realistic, captivating, uplifting, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: racism, politics, president, african american, civil rights, idealism, rebelliousness, society, introspection, americana, injustice, rebellion ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1963, year 1964 ...
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: humorous, stylized, atmospheric, meditative, talky ...
Plot: actor, cigarette, coffee, friendship, musician, interview, lifestyle, social relations, artists and showbiz, human nature, friends, addiction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1920s
Place: usa, california, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Coal Miner's Daughter (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Biography of Loretta Lynn, a country and western singer that came from poverty to fame.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, uplifting, realistic ...
Plot: country music, music, rising to stardom, human spirit, musician's life, artists and showbiz, rags to riches, relationship vs career, family problems, career change, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: kentucky, usa, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.8
 87K
Ali (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 157 min.
Story: In 1964, a brash, new pro boxer, fresh from his Olympic gold medal victory, explodes onto the scene: Cassius Clay. Bold and outspoken, he cuts an entirely new image for African Americans in sport with his proud public self-confidence and his ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: boxing, friendship, vietnam war, politics, african american, muslim, comeback, civil rights, racism, boxer, athlete's life, hopes ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1964 ...
Place: africa, usa, nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: sentimental, feel good, touching, talky, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, country music, romance, lifestyle, showbiz, human nature, musician's life, couples, love and romance, friends, couple relations, twentysomething life ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: tennessee, usa, new york, connecticut, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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, sincere, serious, witty, disturbing ...
Plot: radio, manager, friendship, prison, new job, radio show, protest, funeral, african american, civil rights, ex convict, convict ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, washington d.c., u.s. capitol building, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Cookie's Fortune (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Conflict arises in the small town of Holly Springs when an old woman's death causes a variety of reactions among family and friends.
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Plot: small town, murder, investigation, suicide, estrangement, friendship, eccentric family, family tradition, small town life, human nature, weekend, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: mississippi, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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