Movies like Green Book

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Green Book (2018)
 8.2
 308K
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, captivating, feel good, light, funny, road movie, touching, factual, buddy movie, exciting
Plot: friendship, racism, interracial friendship, blacks and whites, musician, prejudice, american south, driver, chauffeur, journey, piano playing, travel, racial slur, italian american, black american, loneliness, segregation, on the road, personal assistant, friend, husband wife relationship, concert, violence, pianist, lgbt ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 2010s, year 1962
Place: bronx new york city, southern usa, manhattan new york city, kentucky, ohio, america

Most similar movies to Green Book

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, captivating and sentimental films with plots about friendship, drinking, redemption, mentor, destiny, catastrophe and runaway mostly in Drama, Biography and Music genres. Some movies like Green Book: The Intouchables (2011), The Help (2011), Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013), 10 Items or Less (2006), 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, realistic, feel good, emotional ...
Plot: friendship, disability, life philosophy, lifestyle change, culture clash, french, friends, human relationship, blacks and whites, starting over, loneliness, odd couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 408K
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, uplifting, thought provoking, emotional, inspirational ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: racism, maid, friendship, master and servant, civil rights, racial segregation, racial issues, blacks and whites, interracial relations, discrimination, storytelling, adaptation ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1963
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river
⇓ 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: racism, civil rights, butler, white house, blacks and whites, injustice, historical character, u.s. president, prejudice, president, segregation, master and servant ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 80s, 50s ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., united states, south africa, cuba
⇓ 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, humorous, touching, semi serious, road movie ...
Plot: friendship, self discovery, introspection, research, shopping, movie star, job interview, on the road, friends, actor's life, stranger, celebrity culture ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, tokyo
⇓ 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 ...
Plot: elderly, golden years, master and servant, racial slur, civil rights, friendship, chauffeur, african american, prejudice, interracial relations, social differences, racism ...
Time: 1950s, 1960s, 1940s, 40s, 60s ...
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 50K
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: prodigy, cello, street musician, mental illness, musician, homeless, music, life is a bitch, musician's life, rich and poor, unlikely partners, misfit ...
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, emotional, sincere, uplifting ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, chick flick
Plot: racism, african american, sport, prejudice, football, contests and competitions, human spirit, high school, against the odds, american football, racial slur, coach ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: virginia, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: light, thought provoking, captivating, humorous
Plot: father son relationship, midlife crisis, old friend, husband wife relationship, musician, group of friends, college professor, money, friendship, violinist, jealousy, wealth ...
Place: harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Movie in collections
 7.7
 133K
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, civil rights, african american, guilt, music, ambition, blues ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 60s, 70s, 50s ...
Place: usa, georgia, florida, montreal quebec canada, atlanta georgia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.4
 223K
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, inspirational, feel good, compassionate ...
Plot: journey, terminal illness, elderly, follow your dream, adventure, friendship, unlikely friendships, human spirit, golden years, dying, mechanic, millionaire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: himalaya, taj mahal, usa, hong kong, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 752
The Last Ride (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The final days of Hank Williams.
Style: sincere, captivating, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, redemption, country music, starting over, rise and fall, ambition, musician's life, lifestyle, rising to stardom, artists and showbiz, downfall, road trip ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 2010
Place: usa, ohio, west virginia, alabama, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.1
 115K
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, emotional, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: cheating on husband, hiking, wilderness, self discovery, human spirit, loneliness, journey, redemption, on the road, adultery, nature, starting over ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s, year 1995
Place: usa, california, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: humorous, captivating, sentimental, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: music band, vietnam war, girl group, desire for fame, musician's life, lifestyle, ambition, family relations, musical tour, goodhearted, showbiz, soul music ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1967 ...
Place: saigon, australia, vietnam, melbourne, southeast asia ...
⇓ 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: serious, touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: disability, wheelchair, vietnam war, friendship, hippie, social activist, mute or deaf, human spirit, paralysis, society, hopes, injustice ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s, 1950s ...
Place: vietnam, seattle washington, california, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, coming of age, interracial friendship, teenage protagonist, father son relationship, british asian, college student, poetry, teenager, rock music, racism, neighbor ...
Time: year 1987, year 1988
Place: america, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 ...
Plot: childhood, disney, writer's life, hollywood, filmmaking, parents and children, family relations, showbiz, haunted by the past, secretary, rehearsal, show business ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, edwardian era, year 1964 ...
Place: california, usa, los angeles, australia, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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, musician's life, starting over, introspection, aging, family relations, artists and showbiz, love and romance, estrangement, wooing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1971
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.5
 81K
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: serious, thought provoking, uplifting, sincere, factual ...
Plot: racism, politics, righting the wronged, civil rights, human spirit, idealism, fighting the system, discrimination, americana, injustice, society, rebellion ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1964, year 1965 ...
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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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: touching, semi serious, contemplative, melancholic, humorous ...
Plot: racism, culture clash, friendship, teenage love, family relations, interracial relations, parents and children, discrimination, injustice, youth, family problems, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1968, year 1977
Place: usa, africa, south africa, california, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 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: follow your dream, against the odds, self fulfillment, ambition, musician's life, lifestyle, cinderella story, audition, couples, opera, underdog, tv show ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: venice, england
⇓ 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: touching, serious, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, family problems, lifestyle, friends, parents and children, family relations, youth, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, nanny, mother son relationship ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1950s
Place: new york, usa, russia, new york yankees, toronto ontario canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 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, inspirational, emotional, talky ...
Plot: music, friendship, musician's life, artists and showbiz, ambition, rising to stardom, desire for fame, showbiz, blind ambition, rise to the top, black man, creativity ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, 70s, 60s ...
Place: usa, georgia, new jersey, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 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, emotional, inspirational, touching ...
Plot: radio, ex convict, protest, civil rights, african american, media, society, manager, cheating, ambition, friendship, prison ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, u.s. capitol building, washington d.c., los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 90K
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, african american, muslim, racism, comeback, politics, human spirit, rise to the top, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s, year 1964 ...
Place: africa, usa, nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 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: touching, realistic, feel good, entertaining, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: asthma, mother daughter relationship, on the road, starting over, human nature, self discovery, single parent, family problems, love and romance, friendship, loneliness, coming of age ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, louisiana, missouri, kentucky ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.5
 81K
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: baseball, racism, rivalry, athlete's life, americana, against the odds, athlete and trainer, rise to the top, human spirit, hopes, sport, african american ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1945, 1940s, year 1946 ...
Place: usa, new york, pasadena california, chicago illinois, cincinnati ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, captivating, semi serious, uplifting
Plot: tennis, strong female character, battle of the sexes, wager, sexism, friendship, husband wife relationship, tennis player, feminism, homosexuality, female athlete, sport ...
Time: year 1973, year 1972, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Copying Beethoven (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA, Germany, Hungary
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A fictionalised exploration of Beethoven's life in his final days working on his Ninth Symphony. It is 1824. Beethoven is racing to finish his new symphony. However, it has been years since his last success and he is plagued by deafness, ...
Style: realistic, captivating, touching, serious, stylized ...
Plot: musician, composer, performance, pianist, mute or deaf, classical music, musician's life, contests and competitions, love and romance, romance, love affair, couples ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: europe, austria, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Izzy Gets the Fuck Across Town (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A woman at rock bottom must find her way across Los Angeles in order to crash her ex-boyfriend's engagement party.
Style: captivating, humorous, feel good, light
Plot: ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, breakup, friendship, adultery, dream, street life, absurdism, marriage engagement, party, musician, sarcasm, anal sex ...
Time: year 1983
Place: santa monica california, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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: sincere, uplifting, serious, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: racism, surgery, interracial relations, university, prejudice, patient, human spirit, society, blacks and whites, talented, partners, african american ...
Time: 30s, 40s, 20th century, 1930s, 1940s ...
Place: maryland, baltimore, usa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%