Movies like The Grand Budapest Hotel

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

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Most similar movies to The Grand Budapest Hotel

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, melancholic and talky films with plots about storytelling, dialogue, mentor, loneliness, existentialism, life philosophy and pornography mostly in Comedy, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Grand Budapest Hotel: Moonrise Kingdom (2012), The Darjeeling Limited (2007), Little Miss Sunshine (2006), Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998), Rushmore (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, stylized, surreal, offbeat, semi serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: orphan, childhood sweetheart, teenage love, social misfits, first love, island, youth, adolescence, summer camp, misfit, disappearance, letter ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1965
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
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: adventurer, pirate, rivalry, expedition, dysfunctional family, ocean or sea, submarine, acoustic guitar, 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, introspection, train, on the road, healing, steward, suicide attempt, journey, train ride, drowning, reconciliation, funeral ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, himalaya
⇓ 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, offbeat, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: obsessive quest, nothing goes right, dysfunctional family, on the road, beauty pageant, road trip, disorder, escapades, under the surface, businessman, human relationship, parenthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, albuquerque new mexico, cross country, new mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: psychedelic, captivating, atmospheric, surreal, semi serious ...
Plot: drug abuse, addiction, journalism, american dream, on the road, escapades, hallucinations, drugs, road trip, culture clash, eccentricity, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1965
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.7
 152K
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, jealousy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.9
 99K
The Fall (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, South Africa, India
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In a hospital on the outskirts of 1920s Los Angeles, an injured stuntman begins to tell a fellow patient, a little girl with a broken arm, a fantastic story about 5 mythical heroes. Thanks to his fractured state of mind and her vivid imagination, ...
Style: offbeat, epic, surreal, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: imaginary kingdom, hospital, imagination, storytelling, princess, morphine, sacrifice, friendship, suicide attempt, adventure, nun, translator ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 20s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, istanbul turkey, india, taj mahal
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: clever, stylized, witty, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: dysfunctional family, incest, redemption, terminal illness, child prodigy, cigarette smoking, depression, eccentric family, tennis, accountant, bankruptcy, reconciliation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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The Brothers Bloom (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, 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, twists and turns, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, siblings relations, crime gone awry, cons and scams, crime, crimes, dishonesty, escapades, adventurer, going straight, fall in love, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, montenegro, mexico, st. petersburg russia, prague ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.1
 62K
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, nervous breakdown, sibling relationship, language barrier ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Roadside Prophets (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sid and Nancy screenplay author Abbe Wool makes her directorial debut with this tale of a factory worker name Joe (X front man John Doe) who hits the road on his Harley to scatter the ashes of a co-worker. Joined by wannabe biker Sam (Adam Horovitz ...
Style: road movie, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: motorcycle, on the road, fireworks, friendship, desert, hotel, americana, adventure, obsession, partners, beer, gambling ...
Time: 90s
Place: nevada, los angeles, las vegas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 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, hotel room, firearm, widow, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: memphis, tennessee, usa, new jersey, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Prince Avalanche (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two highway road workers spend the summer of 1988 away from their city lives. The isolated landscape becomes a place of misadventure as the men find themselves at odds with each other and the women they left behind.
Style: talky, atmospheric, offbeat, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, hammock, highway, boom box, truck, tent, camping, truck driver, buddies, in the woods, workplace situations, workplace ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, soviet union, sydney australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.7
 26K
Interstate 60 (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An aspiring painter meets various characters and learns valuable lessons while traveling across America.
Style: offbeat, witty, road movie, surreal, suspense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: self discovery, wish come true, road trip, on the road, imaginary, hitchhiker, changing the past or future, twentysomething life, dream girl, choice, surrealism, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Hector and the Search for Happiness (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, Canada, UK, South Africa, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Hector is a quirky psychiatrist who has become increasingly tired of his humdrum life. As he tells his girlfriend, Clara, he feels like a fraud: he hasn’t really tasted life, and yet he’s offering advice to patients who are just not getting any ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, surreal, entertaining, inspirational ...
Plot: self discovery, travel, happiness, adventure, introspection, escapades, road not taken, teaching the ways of the world, psychiatrist, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, midlife crisis, life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, africa, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
That Obscure Object of Desire (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After dumping a bucket of water on a beautiful young woman from the window of a train car, wealthy Frenchman Mathieu, regales his fellow passengers with the story of the dysfunctional relationship between himself and the young woman in question, a ...
Style: atmospheric, sexy, surreal, clever, sexual ...
Plot: obsession, maid, humiliation, destructive relationship, dwarf, train ride, postmodernism, bucket, parent child relationship, love, train, bomb ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: spain, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.9
 34K
I Remember (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In an Italian seaside town, young Titta gets into trouble with his friends and watches various local eccentrics as they engage in often absurd behavior. Frequently clashing with his stern father and defended by his doting mother, Titta witnesses the ...
Style: surreal, humorous, sentimental, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: small town, coming of age, fascism, surrealism, sheik, bathtub, postmodernism, human nature, small town life, youth, family relations, family life ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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 7.8
 35K
Withnail & I (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two out-of-work actors -- the anxious, luckless Marwood and his acerbic, alcoholic friend, Withnail -- spend their days drifting between their squalid flat, the unemployment office and the pub. When they take a holiday "by mistake" at the ...
Style: talky, dark humor, clever, witty, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: farce, friendship, gay, cottage, english countryside, cafe, strangulation, cigar smoking, money, farmer, darkness, poverty ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1969
Place: england, london, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The Twelve Chairs (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A treasure hunt. An aging ex-nobleman of the Czarist regime has finally adjusted to life under the commisars in Russia. Both he and the local priest find that the family jewels were hidden in a chair, one of a set of twelve. They return separately ...
Style: witty, satirical, stylized, talky, philosophical ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: farce, chase, treasure hunt, adventurer, odd couple, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, escapades, goofy hero, dishonesty, partners, cons and scams ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: russia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.3
 6K
Henry Fool (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: An egocentric bum transforms the lives of a shy New Jersey garbageman and his sister.
Style: talky, stylized, humorous, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: fame, murder, money, politics, poet, writer's life, eccentric family, society, suburbs, alcohol, family relations, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 7.0
 30K
Igby Goes Down (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young man's peculiar upbringing renders him unable to competently cope with the struggle of growing up.
Style: clever, realistic, talky, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, coming of age, drug dealing, love triangle, mistress, artist, heavy metal, parents and children, rock, siblings relations, falling in love, parent child relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, manhattan new york city, new york, connecticut, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany
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, humorous, stylized, dark humor, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: orphan, inheritance, adventure, danger, dishonesty, escapades, death in the family, attempted murder, loss of parent, young heroes, estate, siblings relations ...
Time: 1940s
Place: peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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A Walk in the Woods (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After spending two decades in England, Bill Bryson returns to the U.S., where he decides the best way to connect with his homeland is to hike the Appalachian Trail with one of his oldest friends.
Style: humorous, light, road movie, melancholic, scenic ...
Plot: in the woods, hiking, friendship, adventure, elderly, escapades, wilderness, friends, camping, aging, midlife crisis, road trip ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Bustin' Loose (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After ex-con Joe Braxton violates his probation he is given a second chance, all he has to do is drive a group of special kids across the country. What could possibly go wrong?
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: kids
Plot: bus, friendship, teacher, school, on the road, fish out of water, road trip, disorder, friends, mentally unstable, starting over, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 7.9
 349K
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, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: irish, hitman, tourist, guilt, death, christmas, suicidal, haunted by the past, partners, redemption, canadian stereotype, church ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: belgium, bruges, europe, venice, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 7.0
 38K
Ladyhawke (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Captain Etienne Navarre is a man on whose shoulders lies a cruel curse. Punished for loving each other, Navarre must become a wolf by night whilst his lover, Lady Isabeau, takes the form of a hawk by day. Together, with the thief Philippe Gaston, ...
Style: sentimental, touching, fairy tale, captivating, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: bishop, chase, good versus evil, rescue, romance, adventure, true love, transformation, magic, human becomes animal, curse, solar eclipse ...
Time: middle ages, 80s
Place: dungeon, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 7.4
 105K
Ghost World (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two quirky, cynical teenaged girls try to figure out what to do with their lives after high school graduation. After they play a prank on an eccentric, middle aged record collector, one of them befriends him, which causes a rift in the girls' ...
Style: sincere, atmospheric, thought provoking, realistic, surreal ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, coming of age, age difference, youth, teenage life, adolescence, geek, under the surface, friends, best friends, human nature, jazz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 5.8
 47K
Hudson Hawk (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Eddie Hawkins, called Hudson Hawk has just been released from ten years of prison and is planning to spend the rest of his life honestly. But then the crazy Mayflower couple blackmail him to steal some of the works of Leonardo da Vinci. If he ...
Style: humorous, surreal, entertaining, funny, light ...
Plot: adventure, heist, crime gone awry, master thief, world domination, crimes, absurdism, heroes, twists & turns, vatican, leonardo da vinci, nun ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 7.7
 101K
Barton Fink (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A renowned New York playwright is enticed to California to write for the movies and discovers the hellish truth of Hollywood.
Style: dark humor, surreal, clever, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: hotel, neighbor, showbiz, neo noir, serial killer, murder, writer's life, screenwriter, hollywood, new job, loner, corpse ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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