Movies like The Grand Budapest Hotel

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The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
 8.1
 684K
The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Grand Budapest Hotel tells of a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars and his friendship with a young employee who becomes his trusted protégé. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting, the battle for an enormous family fortune and the slow and then sudden upheavals that transformed Europe during the first half of the 20th century.
Style: stylized, offbeat, witty, atmospheric, melancholic, talky, enigmatic, whimsical, twists and turns, dramatic ...
Plot: existentialism, hotel, inheritance, twists & turns, greed, adventure, escapades, mentor protege relationship, disorder, servant, friendship, cons and scams, murder, mentor, painting, theft, unlikely partners, death, prison escape, legendary, coworker, pursuit, wealth, art theft, hotel owner ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 30s, 80s, year 1968 ...
Place: europe, eastern europe, hungary, alps, central europe

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Most similar movies to The Grand Budapest Hotel

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, clever, realistic and witty films with plots about dialogue, storytelling, weird, mentor, runaway, catastrophe and crimes mostly in Comedy, Crime and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Grand Budapest Hotel: The Darjeeling Limited (2007), The Royal Tenenbaums (2001), Moonrise Kingdom (2012), Seven Psychopaths (2012), In Bruges (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Darjeeling Limited (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three American brothers who have not spoken to each other in a year set off on a train voyage across India with a plan to find themselves and bond with each other -- to become brothers again like they used to be. Their "spiritual quest", ...
Style: talky, touching, humorous, road movie, emotional ...
Plot: introspection, train, dysfunctional family, suicide attempt, reconciliation, on the road, grief, journey, train ride, sibling relationship, encounter, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, himalaya, asia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Wes Anderson’s incisive quirky comedy build up stars complex characters like in ‘The Royal Tenenbaums’ with Bill Murray on in the leading role. An ocean adventure documentary film maker Zissou is put in all imaginable life situations and a ...
Style: humorous, witty, stylized, satirical, clever ...
Plot: adventurer, rivalry, expedition, ocean or sea, pirate, submarine, loss of friend, dysfunctional family, vengeance, escapades, dangerous animal, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, frogman
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Royal Tenenbaum and his wife Etheline had three children and then they separated. All three children are extraordinary --- all geniuses. Virtually all memory of the brilliance of the young Tenenbaums was subsequently erased by two decades of ...
Style: humorous, witty, talky, dark humor, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: eccentric family, terminal illness, dysfunctional family, redemption, depression, reconciliation, divorce, nervous breakdown, ex couple relations, parents and children, family conflict, uptight character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, Moonrise Kingdom tells the story of two twelve-year-olds who fall in love, make a secret pact, and run away together into the wilderness. As various authorities try to hunt them ...
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, surreal, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: first love, social misfits, orphan, teenage love, adolescence, island, youth, childhood sweetheart, search, disappearance, depression, family relations ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1965
Place: new england, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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Seven Psychopaths (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu.
Style: dark humor, talky, witty, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, crime, crimes, crime gone awry, gangsters, dog, screenwriter, kidnapping, partners in crime, mob boss, neo noir, thief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1975, year 1947, year 1954 ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 382K
In Bruges (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ray and Ken, two hit men, are in Bruges, Belgium, waiting for their next mission. While they are there they have time to think and discuss their previous assignment. When the mission is revealed to Ken, it is not what he expected.
Style: dark humor, atmospheric, talky, humorous, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: neo noir, hitman, irish, guilt, tourist, death, redemption, haunted by the past, partners, canadian stereotype, gay slur, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: belgium, bruges, europe, ireland, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Three wealthy children's parents are killed in a fire. When they are sent to a distant relative, they find out that he is plotting to kill them and seize their fortune. This movie is extremely alarming, an expression which here means "a ...
Style: offbeat, exciting, semi serious, humorous, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, adventure, inheritance, loss of parent, death in the family, attempted murder, dishonesty, siblings relations, children, boat, death of parent, danger ...
Time: 1940s
Place: peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A family loaded with quirky, colorful characters piles into an old van and road trips to California for little Olive to compete in a beauty pageant.
Style: feel good, road movie, humorous, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: on the road, nothing goes right, obsessive quest, dysfunctional family, escapades, road trip, beauty pageant, family relations, parenthood, suicide attempt, journey, loser ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006
Place: california, usa, arizona, albuquerque new mexico, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Brothers Bloom (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The Brothers Bloom are the best con men in the world, swindling millionaires with complex scenarios of lust and intrigue. Now they've decided to take on one last job – showing a beautiful and eccentric heiress the time of her life with a ...
Style: twists and turns, realistic, semi serious, witty, clever ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, fall in love, crime gone awry, cons and scams, family relations, partners, dishonesty, escapades, crimes, disorder, love and romance, going straight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, st. petersburg russia, greece, berlin germany, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.1
 101K
The Mexican (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Jerry Welbach, a reluctant bagman, has been given two ultimatums: The first is from his mob boss to travel to Mexico and retrieve a priceless antique pistol, known as "the Mexican"... or suffer the consequences. The second is from his ...
Style: twists and turns, humorous, realistic, tense, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: kidnapping, hitman, criminal heroes, on the road, one last job, disorder, nothing goes right, fish out of water, crimes, crime, escapades, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, las vegas, nevada, usa, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A diamond advocate is attempting to steal a collection of diamonds, yet troubles arise when he realizes that he is not the only one after the diamonds.
Style: cult film, witty, humorous, offbeat, feel good ...
Plot: lawyer, heist, zoophilia, robbery, stuttering, betrayal, farce, screwball, trial, thief, courtroom, infidelity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london, tower bridge london, britain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Take the Money and Run (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The life and times of Virgil Starkwell, inept bank robber.
Style: humorous, clever, witty, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: heist, prison, crimes, crime, goofy hero, couples, petty criminal, hapless, cons and scams, misfit, unlikely criminals, couple relations ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 20th century ...
Place: turkey, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.8
 47K
Down by Law (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A disc jockey, a pimp and an Italian tourist escape from jail in New Orleans.
Style: atmospheric, humorous, sincere, meditative, harsh ...
Plot: prison escape, prison, escape, pimp, fight, friendship, partners, crimes, prison life, unlikely criminals, on the road, down on your luck ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.3
 5K
Flashback (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A hippie radical, Huey Walker has been a fugitive for decades, accused of a crime that he may not have committed. Finally apprehended, Walker is escorted to trial by uptight 20-something FBI agent John Buckner. While the two seem to be polar ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, entertaining, light ...
Audience: kids
Plot: train, lsd, chase, friendship, on the road, prison, fbi, partners, adventure, criminal heroes, dishonesty, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 90s, 1960s, 1990s ...
Place: oregon, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Three Lives and Only One Death (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Raoul Ruiz’s enthralling thriller is made up of four intertwining stories of bizarre occurrences in Paris featuring a man who was stolen away by fairies, a professor who becomes a tramp, the lovers who inherit a chateau – and the last tale that ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, humorous, enigmatic, witty ...
Plot: mental illness, self discovery, human nature, introspection, crimes, destructive relationship, prostitute, eccentricity, mansion, imagination, brutality, existentialism ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 1920s
Place: paris france, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.3
 124K
Raising Arizona (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The Coen Brothers tell the story of a absurd yet likable family with an unproductive couple as the focal point. The couple has gotten themselves into some trouble while kidnapping a baby and give Hollywood one of the most memorable chase scenes to ...
Style: witty, humorous, surreal, talky, atmospheric ...
Plot: screwball, kidnapping, ex convict, policewoman, blackmail, redemption, baby, crimes, crime, couple relations, missing child, human nature ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 210 min.
Story: A group of strangers come across a man dying after a car crash who proceeds to tell them about the $350,000 he buried in California. What follows is the madcap adventures of those strangers as each attempts to claim the prize for himself.
Style: road movie, humorous, feel good, captivating, epic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure, chase, race, on the road, money, car chase, desert, farce, adventure, group of strangers, disorder ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Chain of Fools (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An avid detective is assigned to investigate the heist of a batch of precious coins that end up in the hands of a suicidal barber.
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, light, twists and turns ...
Plot: romance, transvestite, love and romance, theft, crimes, crime gone awry, disorder, kidnapping, hitman, eccentricity, greed, organized crime ...
Time: 90s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Weekend at Bernie's (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two friends are invited for a weekend to a luxury island with their boss. The boss gets shot and nobody seems to notice, except for the two friends. In order not to become suspects of murder they treat the body as a puppet and make people believe ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, not serious, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, insurance, farce, comedy of errors, crimes, nothing goes right, boss and employee, goofy hero, buddies, dishonesty, disorder, partners ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Scotland, Pa. (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Joe McBeth is a hard-working but unambitious doofus who toils at a hamburger stand alongside his wife Pat, who has much smarter. Pat believes she could do better with the place than their boss Norm is doing, so she plans to usurp Norm, convincing ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, witty, talky ...
Plot: restaurant, murder, disorder, parody, crime gone awry, crimes, crime, nothing goes right, goofy hero, couple relations, police detective, farce ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 18th century
Place: bosnia, former yugoslavia, europe, pennsylvania, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Nothing to Lose (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Advertising executive Nick Beame learns that his wife is sleeping with his employer. In a state of despair, he encounters a bumbling thief whose attempted carjacking goes awry when Nick takes him on an involuntary joyride. Soon the betrayed ...
Style: funny, buddy comedy, humorous, surprise ending, absurd ...
Plot: on the road, desert, infidelity, friends, social differences, society, rivalry, dishonesty, crimes, urban ghetto, culture clash, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Bullets Over Broadway (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Set in 1920's New York City, this movie tells the story of idealistic young playwright David Shayne. Producer Julian Marx finally finds funding for the project from gangster Nick Valenti. The catch is that Nick's girl friend Olive Neal ...
Style: humorous, witty, talky, atmospheric, light ...
Plot: gangsters, mafia, murder, broadway, playwright, rehearsal, actress, crime, crimes, actor, backstage, showbiz ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Ladykillers (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An eccentric, if not charming Southern professor and his crew pose as a band in order to rob a casino, all under the nose of his unsuspecting landlord – a sharp old woman.
Style: dark humor, humorous, light, funny, absurd ...
Plot: painting, murder, african american, crime gone awry, cons and scams, friends, heist, religious fundamentalist, sheriff, racism, island, cat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mississippi, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 6.8
 19K
Quick Change (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: With the aid of his girlfriend, Phyllis Potter, and best friend, Loomis, Grimm enters a Manhattan bank dressed as a clown, creates a hostage situation and executes a flawless robbery. The only thing left for the trio to do is make their getaway out ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, absurd, witty ...
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, friendship, nothing goes right, buddies, disorder, partners, friends, cons and scams, crimes, crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
How to Steal a Million (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A woman must steal a statue from a Paris museum to help conceal her father's art forgeries.
Style: feel good, witty, clever, stylized, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: heist, forgery, museum, fall in love, couple relations, couples, love and romance, romance, insurance, adventure, unlikely criminals, parents and children ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.6
 79K
Delicatessen (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This bizarre surrealistic black comedy takes place in a small fictitious post-apocalyptic town where food is scarce and butcher Clapet has the macabre business of using human flesh to feed his customers. Yet when his daughter falls in love with his ...
Style: dark humor, futuristic, cult film, surreal, stylized ...
Plot: distopia, cannibalism, clown, satire, escape, post apocalyptic, underground, butcher, suicide attempt, post apocalypse, french, neighbor ...
Time: future
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.8
 24K
Stir Crazy (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: New Yorkers, Skip Donahue and Harry Monroe, have no jobs and no prospects. They decide to flee the city and find work elsewhere, and land jobs as woodpeckers to promote the opening of a bank. When their feathery costumes are stolen and used in a ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mistaken identity, fish out of water, prison, false accusation, on the road, escape, wrongful imprisonment, crime, crimes, drugs/alcohol, friends, frame up ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.8
 33K
Keeping Mum (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA, Isle Of Man
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A pastor preoccupied with writing the perfect sermon fails to realize that his wife is having an affair and his children are up to no good.
Style: witty, light, melancholic, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: murder, couple relations, golf, dysfunctional family, village, serial killer, family problems, family values, family relations, clergy, adultery, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s
Place: england, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
8 Heads in a Duffel Bag (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Mafia hitman Tommy Spinelli (Joe Pesci) is flying to San Diego with a bag that holds eight severed heads, which he's bringing to his superiors to prove that some troublesome rival mobsters are permanently out of the picture. When his bag gets ...
Style: humorous, clever, not serious, dark humor, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, hitman, airport, murder, head, vacation, farce, stoners, meet the parents, crime gone awry, comedy of errors, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: mexico, latin america, san diego california, baltimore, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: With the help of an irreverent young sidekick, a bank robber gets his old gang back together to organise a daring new heist.
Style: humorous, light, exciting, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, chase, on the road, crime, crimes, treasure hunt, safecracker, rivalry, adventure, buddies, partners, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%