Movies like The Grand Budapest Hotel

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The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
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The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
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: stylized, witty, atmospheric, melancholic, surreal, dramatic, breathtaking, talky, enigmatic, twists and turns ...
Plot: hotel, escapades, existentialism, inheritance, adventure, painting, cons and scams, disorder, servant, friendship, greed, murder, theft, unlikely partners, mentor, death, luxury hotel, mentor protege relationship, coworker, wealth, hotel owner, prison escape, lawyer, escape, writers ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 60s, 80s, year 1985, year 1968, year 1932 ...
Place: eastern europe, europe, alps, hungary, 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, weird and realistic films with plots about storytelling, dialogue, mentor, runaway, catastrophe, pornography 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), Raising Arizona (1987), Delicatessen (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Darjeeling Limited (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, India
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, dysfunctional family, train, suicide attempt, reconciliation, train travel, grief, journey, on the road, sibling relationship, encounter, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, himalaya, asia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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, stylized, cynical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: eccentric family, eccentricity, dysfunctional family, parents and children, reconciliation, siblings relations, terminal illness, uptight character, redemption, depression, brother sister incest, divorce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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: rivalry, expedition, ocean, pirate, dysfunctional family, adventurer, loss of friend, submarine, adventure, vengeance, dangerous animal, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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, witty, humorous ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: first love, social misfits, orphan, boy scout, childhood sweetheart, island, teenage love, summer camp, youth, adolescence, journey, family relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1965
Place: new england, usa, plymouth, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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 139K
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, baby, policewoman, robbery, kidnapping, ex convict, blackmail, redemption, crimes, theft, satire, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Lemony Snicket's 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: exciting, atmospheric, humorous, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, adventure, death in the family, children, inheritance, child in peril, young heroes, siblings relations, dishonesty, loss of mother, escapades, happy ending ...
Time: 1940s
Place: peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 7.6
 85K
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: futuristic, atmospheric, surreal, stylized, bleak ...
Plot: dark humor, distopia, cannibalism, cannibal, clown, escape, satire, underground, suicide attempt, post apocalypse, french, butcher ...
Time: future
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: road movie, feel good, humorous, realistic, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: road trip, on the road, nothing goes right, obsessive quest, dysfunctional family, family relations, escapades, parenthood, beauty pageant, suicide attempt, journey, loser ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2006
Place: california, usa, albuquerque new mexico, new mexico, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, fall in love, crime gone awry, cons and scams, crimes, partners, dishonesty, escapades, family relations, going straight, adventurer, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, st. petersburg russia, prague, montenegro, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 105K
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: humorous, funny, absurd, light, entertaining ...
Plot: heist, dark humor, painting, cons and scams, murder, african american, crimes, crime gone awry, friends, robbery, criminal, sheriff ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mississippi, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.5
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Mortdecai (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Art dealer, Charles Mortdecai, searches for a stolen painting rumored to contain a secret code that gains access to hidden Nazi gold.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, escapades, art dealer, chase, cons and scams, stolen painting, painting, crimes, dishonesty, track down, special agents, art collector ...
Time: year 1943, year 1945
Place: england, london, usa, los angeles, big ben london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: talky, witty, neo noir, humorous, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dark humor, psychopath, dog, crimes, crime gone awry, killings, thief, weirdo, strong violent content, screenwriter, murder, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1975, year 1947, year 1954 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.9
 419K
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: atmospheric, neo noir, humorous, cynical, tragicomedy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dark humor, irish, hitman, tourist, guilt, haunted by the past, partners, suicidal, friendship, odd couple, farce, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: belgium, bruges, europe, venice, amsterdam ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The 100 Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Sweden, Croatia
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After living a long and colorful life, Allan Karlsson finds himself stuck in a nursing home. On his 100th birthday, he leaps out a window and begins an unexpected journey.
Style: feel good, absurd, semi serious, non-linear, entertaining ...
Plot: adventure, retirement home, escapades, comedy of errors, aging, wanted, chase, deadpan, starting over, runaway, sarcasm, old man ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, spain, russia, eastern europe, ussr ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
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, clever, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: romance, transvestite, love and romance, theft, crimes, crime gone awry, heist, disorder, dishonesty, law enforcement, police detective, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: humorous, not serious, funny, absurd, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dark humor, murder, insurance, farce, crimes, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, goofy hero, partners, dishonesty, buddies, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, 1920s
Place: paris france, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, rain, crimes, goofy hero, couples, petty criminal, hapless, misfit, unlikely criminals, couple relations, cons and scams ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 20th century, 60s, year 1935 ...
Place: quebec, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 7.7
 51K
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, prison escape, escape, pimp, fight, friendship, partners, crimes, unlikely criminals, prison life, on the road, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.2
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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, adventure, partners, criminal heroes, fish out of water, mistaken identity ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 90s, 80s
Place: oregon, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Big Lebowski (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Jeffrey "The Dude" Lebowski, a Los Angeles slacker who only wants to bowl and drink white Russians, is mistaken for another Jeffrey Lebowski, a wheelchair-bound millionaire, and finds himself dragged into a strange series of events ...
Style: humorous, absurd, surreal, talky, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bowling, hippie, marijuana, nihilism, stoners, slacker, crimes, mistaken identity, kidnapping, weed, deception, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1991
Place: los angeles, usa, pasadena california, california, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.7
 28K
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, feel good, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mistaken identity, fish out of water, prison, friendship, on the road, false accusation, escape, buddy, crimes, wrongful imprisonment, silly humor, frame up ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: humorous, captivating, feel good, road movie, epic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure, chase, on the road, race, adventure, money, desert, group of strangers, disorder, competition, partners ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1916, 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Small Time Crooks (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A loser of a crook and his wife strike it rich when a botched bank job's cover business becomes a spectacular success.
Style: witty, humorous, talky, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: bank robbery, unlikely criminals, crimes, disorder, overnight success, love and romance, couple relations, cons and scams, bully, criminal, restaurant, bank robber ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.8
 21K
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: heist, crime gone awry, bank robbery, friendship, nothing goes right, disorder, friends, cons and scams, partners, buddies, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: witty, humorous, realistic, not serious, semi serious ...
Plot: heist, zoophilia, lawyer, robbery, betrayal, screwball, thief, court, american abroad, courtroom, heart attack, animal abuse ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london, britain, united kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: buddy comedy, funny, humorous, surprise ending, absurd ...
Plot: on the road, desert, infidelity, friends, society, social differences, rivalry, urban ghetto, crimes, dishonesty, culture clash, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, new jersey, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.6
 5K
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, parody, not serious, witty ...
Plot: murder, restaurant, disorder, crime gone awry, crimes, business venture, police detective, goofy hero, nothing goes right, law enforcement, farce, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 18th century
Place: europe, former yugoslavia, bosnia, pennsylvania, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: broadway, gangsters, mafia, murder, playwright, rehearsal, actress, crimes, backstage, showbiz, actor, friendship ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.7
 57K
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: funny, twists and turns, surreal, light, humorous ...
Plot: heist, adventure, crimes, dishonesty, heroes, world domination, crime gone awry, master thief, butler, nun, absurdism, conspiracy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, vatican, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%