Movies like The Grand Budapest Hotel

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The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
 8.1
 624K
The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
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: atmospheric, stylized, offbeat, melancholic, witty, enigmatic, dramatic, breathtaking, talky, surreal ...
Plot: hotel, inheritance, mentor protege relationship, disorder, greed, friendship, murder, cons and scams, adventure, unlikely partners, escapades, prison escape, art theft, luxury hotel, painting, older woman younger man relationship, pursuit, hotel owner, wealth, murder mystery, existentialism, storytelling, eccentricity, twists & turns, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1960s, 30s, year 1985, year 1968
Place: europe, eastern europe, hungary, alps, central europe

Most similar movies to The Grand Budapest Hotel

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and clever films with plots about storytelling, dialogue, mentor, runaway, loneliness, crime gone awry and friendship mostly in Comedy, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like The Grand Budapest Hotel: Moonrise Kingdom (2012), The Darjeeling Limited (2007), Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998), Seven Psychopaths (2012), Bottle Rocket (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
Genre: Adventure, 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, surreal, sentimental, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: childhood sweetheart, orphan, island, social misfits, teenage love, first love, camp, disappearance, search, search party, small town sheriff, depression ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1965
Place: new england, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: clever, stylized, humorous, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: pirate, rivalry, adventurer, dysfunctional family, expedition, submarine, acoustic guitar, ocean or sea, redemption, marijuana, adventure, accountant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mine, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: clever, talky, stylized, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, train, introspection, on the road, healing, steward, suicide attempt, train ride, journey, reconciliation, drowning, funeral ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Raoul Duke and his attorney Dr. Gonzo drive a red convertible across the Mojave desert to Las Vegas with a suitcase full of drugs to cover a motorcycle race. As their consumption of drugs increases at an alarming rate, the stoned duo trash their ...
Style: surreal, psychedelic, captivating, atmospheric, semi serious ...
Plot: drug abuse, journalism, american dream, addiction, road trip, on the road, lawyer, culture clash, drugs, escapades, hitchhiker, surrealism ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1965
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Seven Psychopaths (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
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, witty, talky, clever, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, kidnapping, crime, crime gone awry, screenwriter, drugs/alcohol, party, suicide, sex, murder, dog, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1975, year 1963, year 1954 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 64K
Bottle Rocket (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Upon his release from a mental hospital following a nervous breakdown, the directionless Anthony joins his friend Dignan, who seems far less sane than the former. Dignan has hatched a hair-brained scheme for an as-yet-unspecified crime spree that ...
Style: talky, humorous, clever, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robbery, theft, motel, crime, heist, thief, buddies, unlikely criminals, maid, burglar, language barrier, nervous breakdown ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.6
 22K
Mystery Train (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Three stories are connected by a Memphis hotel and the spirit of Elvis Presley.
Style: talky, clever, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: hotel, culture clash, radio, tourist, oldies, obsession, cult, fish out of water, firearm, widow, hotel room, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: memphis, tennessee, usa, new jersey, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.8
 43K
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, surreal, stylized, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: prison, pimp, social misfits, fight, escape, prostitute, jazz, on the road, on the run, convict, friendship, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
 7.9
 358K
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: irish, hitman, guilt, tourist, death, haunted by the past, suicidal, partners, canadian stereotype, redemption, farce, introspection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: belgium, bruges, europe, ireland, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: stylized, clever, semi serious, twists and turns, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: heiress, adventure, siblings relations, crime gone awry, cons and scams, crimes, crime, dishonesty, escapades, adventurer, going straight, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, st. petersburg russia, montenegro, prague, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Something for Everyone (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An opportunistic young man working as a servant to a European countess uses his sexual talents to better his station in life.
Style: dark humor, clever, semi serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: estate, murder, master and servant, manipulations, crime, cons and scams, dishonesty, palaces castles and temples, love and romance, power relations, love affair, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: austria, europe, japan, bavaria, central europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Things Change (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jerry, a misfit Mafia henchman, is assigned the low-level job of keeping an eye on Gino, a shoe repairman fingered by the Mob to confess to a murder he didn't commit. But Gino's mistaken for a Mafia boss, and the two are suddenly ...
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: hotel, hitman, friendship, gangsters, mistaken identity, scapegoat, murder, switching roles, crime, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: las vegas, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: road movie, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, safecracker, chase, car chase, crime gone awry, crime, on the road, treasure hunt, chases and races, adventure, police, outlaw ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Band of Outsiders (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Cinephile slackers Franz and Arthur spend their days mimicking the antiheroes of Hollywood noirs and Westerns while pursuing the lovely Odile. The misfit trio upends convention at every turn, be it through choreographed dances in cafés or ...
Style: talky, witty, atmospheric, stylized, semi serious ...
Plot: new wave, love triangle, crime, alienation, crime gone awry, postmodernism, buddies, unlikely criminals, louvre, robbery, crimes, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, france, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: witty, humorous, talky, dark humor, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: dysfunctional family, redemption, terminal illness, eccentric family, depression, child prodigy, reconciliation, divorce, parents and children, family conflict, nervous breakdown, forgiveness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.4
 16K
Flawless (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An ultraconservative police officer suffers a debilitating stroke and is assigned to a rehabilitative program that includes singing lessons - with the drag queen next door.
Style: talky, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: transvestism, friendship, culture clash, disability, gender bending, gender, friends, gay, loneliness, prejudice, hotel, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.7
 156K
Rushmore (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a beautiful first-grade teacher arrives at a prep school, she soon attracts the attention of an ambitious teenager named Max, who quickly falls in love with her. Max turns to the father of two of his schoolmates for advice on how to woo the ...
Style: clever, stylized, witty, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: love triangle, coming of age, high school, friendship, private school, teacher, depression, misfit, wrestling, divorce, millionaire, student ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.0
 2K
I Went Down (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Fresh out of prison, Git rescues a former best friend (now living with Git's girlfriend) from a beating at the hands of loan sharks. He's now in trouble with the mob boss, Tom French, who sends Git to Cork with another debtor, Bunny Kelly, ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous ...
Plot: gangsters, irish, on the road, friendship, hostage, infidelity, crime, hostages, release from prison, hoodlum, odd couple, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Movie in collections
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The Sting (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Set in the 1930s this intricate caper deals with an ambitious small-time crook and a veteran con man who seek revenge on a vicious crime lord who murdered one of their gang.
Style: clever, humorous, witty, semi serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: gambling, cons and scams, bet, mentor, organized crime, alley, sting operation, crime, fbi, buddies, violence, horse race ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Music
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the deep south during the 1930s, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them. On their journey they come across many comical characters and incredible situations. Based upon Homer's ...
Style: melancholic, humorous, road movie, entertaining, surreal ...
Plot: treasure hunt, obsessive quest, on the run, small town, adventure, prophecy, criminal heroes, ex spouse, prison escape, rescue, runaway, creativity ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: mississippi, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.7
 114K
Identity Thief (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When a mild-mannered businessman learns his identity has been stolen, he hits the road in an attempt to foil the thief -- a trip that puts him in the path of a deceptively harmless-looking woman.
Style: humorous, funny, idiotic, absurd, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nothing goes right, thief, crime, cons and scams, escapades, road trip, dishonesty, pretense, dumb, stupidity, unlikely friendships, sarcasm ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, florida, miami, usa, cross country ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Children of the Revolution (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A man (Richard Roxburgh) the Australian government blames for 1990s political woes blames his mother (Judy Davis), a communist Stalin seduced in 1951.
Style: clever, humorous, dark humor, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: revolution, politics, torture, pregnancy, farce, parents and children, political unrest, state affairs, rebelliousness, campaign, rebellion, society ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s ...
Place: australia, russia, latvia, ussr, mcdonald's restaurant ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Jerry and Tom (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Tom and Jerry are two hit men, they work by day at a third-rate second-hand car dealership. Tom is a veteran and Jerry is a novice in their business, and their attitude toward their profession differs a lot. It shows when Tom is required to kill his ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, clever, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, odd couple, crime, murder, crimes, deadly, partners, disorder, hidden identity, couple relations, friendship, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.7
 49K
After Hours (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An ordinary word processor has the worst night of his life after he agrees to visit a girl in Soho whom he met that evening at a coffee shop.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, dark humor, twists and turns, semi serious ...
Plot: artist, coincidence, suicide, nightclub, subway, overdose, one night, murder, punk, thief, farce, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.2
 4K
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: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: kids
Plot: train, chase, on the road, hippie, fbi, lsd, friendship, prison, odd couple, mind game, criminal heroes, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 90s, 1960s, 1990s ...
Place: oregon, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.2
 74K
Wild at Heart (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Young lovers Sailor and Lula run from the variety of weirdos that Lula's mom has hired to kill Sailor.
Style: atmospheric, surreal, stylized, sexual, semi serious ...
Plot: sexual perversion, violence, witch, murder, on the road, bank robbery, betrayal, hotel room, prison, escape, mother daughter relationship, hitman ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, new orleans, california, usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 5.7
 687
Big Shots (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Following the death of his father, a suburbanite runs away from home and winds up on Chicago's South Side. After being mugged, the boy befriends a young hustler and, after stealing a gangster's car, the two embark on an adventure down ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: kids
Plot: friendship, interracial friendship, gang, hitman, coming of age, gangsters, friends, culture clash, crimes, society, youth, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, louisiana, chicago illinois, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The Object of Beauty (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A valuable piece of art is stolen from a couple.
Style: talky, clever, semi serious, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: cons and scams, crimes, crime, dishonesty, love and romance, society, couples, family problems, power relations, master and servant, mute or deaf, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.1
 127K
Bad Santa (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A miserable conman and his partner pose as Santa and his Little Helper to rob department stores on Christmas Eve. But they run into problems when the conman befriends a troubled kid, and the security boss discovers the plot.
Style: dark humor, humorous, cynical, entertaining, clever ...
Audience: kids
Plot: holiday, christmas, anti heroes, cons and scams, drugs/alcohol, drinking problem, antisocial behavior, sexual humor, money, christmas eve, drink, department store ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona, milwaukee wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.2
 32K
Nurse Betty (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: What happens when a person decides that life is merely a state of mind? If you're Betty, a small-town waitress and soap opera fan from Fair Oaks, Kansas, you refuse to believe that you can't be with the love of your life just because he ...
Style: witty, realistic, humorous, semi serious, sentimental ...
Plot: murder, hitman, delusion, losing-it hero, romance, crime, obsessive quest, professional killer, violence, female protagonist, racial slur, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new mexico, oklahoma ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%