Movies like Green Book

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Green Book (2018)
 8.2
 336K
Green Book (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA, China
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, captivating, feel good, funny, light, road movie, touching, factual, tragicomedy, cult film ...
Plot: friendship, racism, interracial friendship, blacks and whites, friend, musician, chauffeur, prejudice, driver, journey, travel, american south, family relations, racial slur, pianist, piano playing, loneliness, italian american, black american, segregation, on the road, personal assistant, concert, husband wife relationship, road trip ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 2010s, year 1962
Place: bronx new york city, southern usa, new york, manhattan new york city, memphis, kentucky, ohio ...

Most similar movies to Green Book

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, feel good and sentimental films with plots about friendship, catastrophe, mentor, runaway, destiny, culture clash and storytelling mostly in Drama, Biography and Comedy genres. Some movies like Green Book: The Intouchables (2011), The Help (2011), Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013), The Banker (2020), Driving Miss Daisy (1989). 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, feel good, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: friendship, unlikely friendships, life philosophy, disability, lifestyle change, french, culture clash, friends, human relationship, blacks and whites, starting over, loneliness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 418K
The Help (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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, thought provoking, uplifting, emotional, inspirational ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: racism, maid, friendship, master and servant, civil rights, interracial relations, storytelling, writers, racial issues, racial segregation, blacks and whites, discrimination ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1963
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river, southern usa, united states
⇓ 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: emotional, touching, uplifting, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: civil rights, butler, white house, u.s. president, blacks and whites, racism, injustice, historical character, prejudice, president, segregation, racial discrimination ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 50s, 70s, 60s ...
Place: washington d.c., usa, united states, nashville tennessee, south africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.2
 13K
The Banker (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the 1960s, two entrepreneurs hatch an ingenious business plan to fight for housing integration—and equal access to the American Dream.
Style: captivating, uplifting, sincere, touching
Plot: racism, banker, money, african american, injustice, new house, personal assistant, friendship between men, racial prejudice, friendship, segregation, racial slur ...
Time: 60s, 1950s, 1960s, 50s, 2020s ...
Place: los angeles, america, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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 ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: elderly, master and servant, golden years, racial slur, civil rights, interracial relations, friendship, self discovery, chauffeur, african american, prejudice, social differences ...
Time: 50s, 70s, 1940s, 60s, 1950s ...
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, touching, humorous, semi serious, road movie ...
Plot: self discovery, friendship, introspection, research, movie star, job interview, on the road, friends, celebrity culture, actor's life, stranger, interview ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 51K
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, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: musician, prodigy, cello, homeless, music, street musician, mental illness, musician's life, life is a bitch, misfit, down on your luck, rich and poor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, girls' night, teens, kids, chick flick
Plot: racism, football, sport team, coach, african american, prejudice, contests and competitions, human spirit, high school, against the odds, american football, racial slur ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: virginia, united states, southern usa, usa, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.7
 136K
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, jazz, musician, pianist, addiction, heroin, blues, civil rights, guilt, african american, music, rags to riches ...
Time: 1930s, 50s, 70s, 60s, 30s ...
Place: usa, georgia, los angeles, san francisco, harlem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.5
 15K
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 ...
Style: humorous, captivating, thought provoking, light
Plot: old friend, father son relationship, midlife crisis, husband wife relationship, group of friends, musician, violinist, jealousy, concert, wealth, college professor, money ...
Place: harvard university, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.5
 84K
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, justice, civil rights, human spirit, idealism, african american, fighting the system, discrimination, americana, racial segregation ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1963, year 1965 ...
Place: alabama, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 226K
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: sentimental, touching, inspirational, feel good, compassionate ...
Plot: elderly, journey, terminal illness, unlikely friendships, follow your dream, friendship, adventure, human spirit, golden years, death, dying, mechanic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: himalaya, usa, taj mahal, french riviera, mount everest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Saving Mr. Banks (2013)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
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 ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: childhood, writers, disney, writer's life, hollywood, filmmaking, showbiz, family relations, parents and children, haunted by the past, secretary, rehearsal ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1964, year 1961 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa, australia, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
 13K
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: feel good, humorous, captivating, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: soul music, music band, vietnam war, family relations, girl group, musician's life, desire for fame, lifestyle, ambition, goodhearted, musical tour, showbiz ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 70s, year 1968 ...
Place: saigon, australia, vietnam, melbourne australia, southeast asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.1
 117K
Wild (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A woman with a tragic past decides to start her new life by hiking for one thousand miles on the Pacific Crest Trail.
Style: uplifting, meditative, captivating, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: wilderness, cheating on husband, self discovery, hiking, human spirit, loneliness, journey, redemption, introspection, on the road, adultery, nature ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, year 1995
Place: usa, california, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 6K
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: serious, touching, realistic, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: disability, friendship, vietnam war, hippie, wheelchair, paralysis, mute or deaf, human spirit, social activist, society, hopes, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s, 1940s ...
Place: vietnam, california, seattle washington, seattle, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, dark humor, touching, humorous, tense
Plot: father son conflict, british asian, coming of age, interracial friendship, father son relationship, teenage protagonist, college student, poetry, teenager, racism, rock music, goth ...
Time: 80s, year 1988, year 1987
Place: america, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, touching, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, family relations, family problems, lifestyle, youth, parents and children, friends, blues, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, nanny ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1950s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, toronto ontario canada, pennsylvania, new york yankees ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 29K
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: sentimental, touching, realistic, inspirational, emotional ...
Plot: rock star, redemption, elderly, family relations, starting over, introspection, musician's life, aging, artists and showbiz, love and romance, estrangement, wooing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, year 1971
Place: new jersey, usa, new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.9
 20K
Get on Up (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A chronicle of James Brown's rise from extreme poverty to become one of the most influential musicians in history.
Style: captivating, realistic, emotional, talky, heartbreaking ...
Plot: music, friendship, showbiz, musician's life, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, rising to stardom, ambition, blind ambition, rise to the top, soul music, black man ...
Time: 50s, 70s, 1950s, 20th century, 60s ...
Place: usa, georgia, new jersey, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.0
 23K
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, realistic, talky, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, family relations, death of mother, childhood friend, female friendship, love and romance, rise to the top, parents and children, couple relations, life is a bitch, best friends, childhood friends ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 80s, 1960s ...
Place: new york, san francisco, los angeles, usa, bronx new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 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: realistic, sincere, inspirational, emotional, touching ...
Plot: radio, ex convict, civil rights, protest, african american, society, media, manager, ambition, cheating, friendship, prison ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: washington d.c., new york, usa, u.s. capitol building, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.8
 92K
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: uplifting, touching, sincere, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: boxing, civil rights, athlete's life, friendship, muslim, racism, african american, politics, comeback, human spirit, rise to the top, ambition ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1974 ...
Place: africa, usa, nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Movie in collections
 7.5
 82K
42 (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The powerful story of Jackie Robinson, the legendary baseball player who broke Major League Baseball’s color barrier when he joined the roster of the Brooklyn Dodgers. The film follows the innovative Dodgers’ general manager Branch Rickey, the ...
Style: sentimental, serious, emotional, factual, touching ...
Plot: racism, baseball, rivalry, athlete's life, americana, against the odds, rise to the top, human spirit, athlete and trainer, hopes, african american, racial segregation ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1946, year 1947 ...
Place: usa, new york, chicago illinois, cincinnati ohio, pittsburgh ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.8
 11K
One Chance (2013)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This film follows the remarkable and inspirational true story of Paul Potts, a shy, bullied shop assistant by day and an amateur opera singer by night.
Style: uplifting, feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous ...
Plot: ambition, follow your dream, musician's life, self fulfillment, against the odds, lifestyle, cinderella story, couples, opera, audition, hopes, underdog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: venice, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Something the Lord Made (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A dramatization of the relationship between heart surgery pioneers Alfred Blalock and Vivien Thomas.
Style: uplifting, sincere, serious, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: interracial relations, prejudice, surgery, racism, university, patient, human spirit, partners, society, ambition, african american, blacks and whites ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 30s ...
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa, nashville tennessee, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.8
 24K
Selena (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In this biographical drama, Selena Quintanilla is born into a musical Mexican-American family in Texas. Her father, Abraham, realizes that his young daughter is talented and begins performing with her at small venues. She finds success and falls for ...
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, factual, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: singer, rising to stardom, musician's life, human spirit, showbiz, hopes, singing, tragedy, performer's life, latin, family relations, elopement ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: texas, usa, mexico, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Color of Friendship (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Mahree Bok lives on a farm in South Africa. Her father is a policeman who cannot hide his joy when activist Steve Biko is caught by the South African authorities. Piper Dellums is the daughter of a US congressman from California and who lives in a ...
Style: semi serious, touching, contemplative, melancholic, humorous ...
Plot: racism, culture clash, interracial relations, friendship, family relations, teenage love, parents and children, injustice, discrimination, youth, urban ghetto life, family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1968, year 1977
Place: usa, south africa, africa, california, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.7
 3K
Tumbleweeds (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A woman constantly runs from town to town with her 12 year old daughter to escape failed relationships. The film opens with one escape and the shift into a new start in San Diego. There Mom takes up with a controlling trucker and fights with her ...
Style: feel good, touching, realistic, entertaining, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: asthma, mother daughter relationship, on the road, self discovery, starting over, human nature, love and romance, family problems, single parent, friendship, loneliness, coming of age ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, tennessee, west virginia, san diego california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Riding in Cars with Boys (2001)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A single mother, with dreams of becoming a writer, has a son at the age of 15 in 1965, and goes through a failed marriage with the drug-addicted father.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, humorous, emotional ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: youth, single parent, family relations, teenage pregnancy, couple relations, grownups, becoming an adult, family problems, self discovery, adolescence vs adulthood, parenthood, pregnancy ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, connecticut, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%