Shoeshine movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant shoeshine movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, clever, serious, stylized and atmospheric films and TV shows about / with shoeshine, murder, runaway, storytelling, chase, death, destiny, dialogue, mentor and cigarette smoking plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, Germany, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as shoeshine: The Age of Shadows (2016), The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990), Shaft (1971), The Banker (2020), The Dance of Reality (2013), The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014), Looking for Palladin (2008), A Good Woman (2004), Sass (2001), My Mother's Courage (1995).

List of shoeshine movies

The Age of Shadows (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Set in the late 1920s, The Age of Shadows follows the cat-and-mouse game that unfolds between a group of resistance fighters trying to bring in explosives from Shanghai to destroy key Japanese facilities in Seoul, and Japanese agents trying to stop ...
Plot: japanese occupation of korea, japanese occupation, independence movement, shoeshine, stakeout, pottery, chase, japanese flag, hit by a car, chinese, pharmacy, man in suit and tie ...
Time: 1920s
Place: korea, shanghai, south korea, japan
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The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: After his mistress runs over a young teen, a Wall Street hotshot sees his life unravel in the spotlight, and attracting the interest of a down and out reporter.
Style: humorous, cynical, witty, semi serious, dark humor ...
Plot: interracial relations, politics, journalist, society, courtroom, media, crimes, legal action, satire, journalism, redemption, stock broker ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, bronx new york city
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 6.6
 17K
Shaft (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cool black private eye John Shaft is hired by a crime lord to find and retrieve his kidnapped daughter.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, crimes, gangsters, rescue, police, anti hero, anti heroes, lone hero, vigilante, gang, violence, kidnapping ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, new york, harlem, harlem manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city ...
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 7.3
 17K
The Banker (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the 1960s, two entrepreneurs hatch an ingenious business plan to fight for housing integration—and equal access to the American Dream.
Style: captivating, uplifting, touching, sincere
Plot: banker, money, racism, african american, racial prejudice, injustice, new house, friendship, friendship between men, personal assistant, real estate, black american ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 1960s, 1950s, year 1963 ...
Place: los angeles, america, washington d.c.
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The Dance of Reality (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Chile, France
Duration: 133 min.
Story: “Having broken away from my illusory self, I was desperately seeking a path and a meaning to life.” This phrase perfectly sums up Alejandro Jodorowsky’s biographical project: reconstituting the incredible adventure of his life. Alejandro ...
Style: art house, realistic, touching, atmospheric, surreal ...
Plot: surrealism, kids in trouble, family life, dysfunctional family, family relations, street kid, family problems, misfit, youth, society, social misfits, parents and children ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: chile, latin america
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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 ...
Style: offbeat, stylized, witty, atmospheric, surreal ...
Plot: existentialism, twists & turns, escapades, hotel, inheritance, greed, adventure, painting, mentor protege relationship, disorder, cons and scams, servant ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1960s, 60s, 30s ...
Place: eastern europe, europe, hungary, alps, central europe
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Looking for Palladin (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Brash young Hollywood talent agent Josh Ross (David Moscow) is dispatched to Guatemala, where he's assigned to locate missing star Jack Palladin (Ben Gazzara), a man Josh has never met but can't stand due to Palladin's long-ago ...
Style: realistic, sincere, sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Plot: family relations, village, lifestyle, estrangement, introspection, self discovery, human nature, actor's life, artists and showbiz, hopes, parents and children, physical appearance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, hollywood star
Place: asia, guatemala, california
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 6.5
 11K
A Good Woman (2004)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, Spain, Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Fleeing 1930s New York and leaving behind a chequered past, the giltzy divorcee Mrs Stella Erlynne travels to Italy's sun-dappled Amalfi coast. Mrs Erlynne's appearance causes a stir amongst the visiting aristocracy. Based on the Oscar ...
Style: witty, stylized, semi serious, light, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: femme fatale, infidelity, love and romance, social differences, woman, rich man, betrayal, farce, newlywed, gossip, twists & turns, justice ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: italy, europe, new york, london, england
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 6.7
 545
Sass (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: sibling relationship, stolen money, luxury, robbery, police investigation, true crime, gang, gangster, rags to riches, brother brother relationship, gangsters, interrogation ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s
Place: berlin germany, venice, hamburg germany
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My Mother's Courage (1995)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, UK, Austria, Ireland
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The deportation of 4000 Jews from Budapest to Auschwitz in July 1944, as told by George Tabori, and how the narrator's mother escaped it, owing to coincidence, courage and some help from where you'd least expect it.
Style: disturbing, bleak, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, hopes, deportation, holocaust, concentration camp, military, danger, battles, wartime life, moral dilemma, family in danger, human spirit ...
Time: 1940s
Place: hungary, budapest hungary, berlin germany, budapest
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 7.2
 5K
Lisbon Story (1994)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Germany, Portugal
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Lisbon Story is Wim Wender’s homage to Lisbon and films. A sound engineer obtains a mysterous postcard of a friend who at the moment is filming a film in Lisbon. He sets out across Europe to find him and help him.
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: filmmaking, showbiz, romance, artists and showbiz, couple relations, amusement park, movie business, musician, filmmaker, road trip, film making, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: portugal, europe, lisbon portugal
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 6.5
 158
Time of Love (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran, Turkey
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Three episodes, all with relatively similar plots about a love triangle between a woman and two men.
Plot: cemetery, blond, extramarital affair, marriage, infidelity, taxi driver, friend, humiliation, old man, forgiveness, tragic event, husband wife relationship ...
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 5.7
 3K
Fear City (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Strippers in Manhattan are being stalked and murdered by a psycho. A hard-nosed police detective and a conflicted ex-boxer-turned-private-eye, hired by the strip club owners, set out to find him before he strikes again.
Style: rough, disturbing, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, martial arts, psychopath, slasher, gangsters, strip club, police detective, stripper, nightclub, police investigation, danger, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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On the Right Track (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Lester is a homeless shoeshine boy living in a railway station. He's got this funny knack for picking the winning horses' names out of the paper while shining shoes. When word gets around, though, everyone wants a piece of the action.
Plot: locker, shower, railway, chase, fear, mayor, arcade game, pizza, adoption, fable, railway station, juvenile detention ...
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Young Frankenstein (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young neurosurgeon inherits the castle of his grandfather, the famous Dr. Victor von Frankenstein. In the castle he finds a funny hunchback, a pretty lab assistant and the elderly housekeeper. Young Frankenstein believes that the work of his ...
Style: humorous, not serious, gothic, emotional, horror spoof ...
Plot: parody, mad scientist, monster, experiment, farce, scientist, castle, frankenstein, haunted by the past, disorder, inheritance, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 1930s, 70s, 1940s
Place: europe, usa, transylvania
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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, hapless, couples, petty criminal, cons and scams, couple relations, unlikely criminals, misfit ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 50s, 20th century, 60s ...
Place: quebec, turkey
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Frankie and Johnny (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Elvis plays Johnny, a riverboat entertainer with a big gambling problem. Donna Douglas plays Johnny's girl, Frankie. A fortune teller tells Johnny how he can change his luck. Enter a new lady luck played by Nancy Kovack and the cat fight begins.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, psychotronic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gambling, love triangle, romance, rock, down on your luck, fall in love, showbiz, oldies, couples, dishonesty, love and romance, performer's life ...
Time: 60s
Place: new orleans, mississippi river, mississippi, new york, louisiana ...
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 7.2
 2K
Underdog (1964)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
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Story: A shoe shine puppy transforms himself into a superhero every time Sweet Polly Purebread (a pretty TV reporter) gets in trouble.
Style: exciting, humorous, comic, light, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: superhero, cartoon dog, mad scientist, superhuman powers, fighting crime, laboratory, family, escapades, good versus evil, hidden identity, disorder, imaginary ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
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That Man from Rio (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Farce, spy spoof, and adventure. Swarthy thieves ignore jewels to steal an Amazon figurine from the Museum of Man in Paris' Trocadero Palace and kidnap the world's authority on the lost Maltec civilization. Cut to Agnes, the daughter of a ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: adventure, kidnapping, spy, daring rescue, crimes, nothing goes right, cons and scams, romance, escapades, danger, disorder, soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, paris france
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America America (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
Story: A young Anatolian Greek, entrusted with his family's fortune, loses it en route to Istanbul and dreams of going to America
Style: touching, atmospheric, emotional, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: greek, immigrants, american dream, bribery, hopes, poverty, armenian, working class, misfit, society, follow your dream, romance ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: greece, turkey, ottoman empire, constantinople, new york ...
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 6.1
 2K
Winter Kills (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 19 years after President Timothy Keegan was assassinated, his brother Nick discovers a dying man claiming to have been the gunman. While trying to avoid his wealthy and domineering father's attempts to control his actions, Nick follows the ...
Style: dark humor, tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: political conspiracy, conspiracy, investigation, assassination, hitman, satire, assassination of president, murder, survival, vengeance, parents and children, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s, 50s, 1950s ...
Place: havana cuba, philadelphia, new york
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 7.0
 19K
The Sure Thing (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Gib, a beer-guzzling slob, and Alison, an uptight Ivy-Leaguer, are an unlikely duo stuck together on a cross-country trip during Christmas break. At first they get on each other's nerves but, as time passes, they find their divergent natures ...
Style: road movie, feel good, humorous, touching, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: student life, road trip, youth, college, on the road, couples, coming of age, romance, fall in love, cross country, swimming pool, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, usa
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A Warning to the Curious (1972)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: The tale tells the story of Paxton, an amateur archeologist who travels to "Seaburgh" (a disguised version of Aldeburgh, Suffolk) and inadvertently stumbles across one of the lost crowns of Anglia, which legendarily protect the county from ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: dog bite, bespectacled male, heist, shaving, shapeshifter, cursed, excavation, countryside, destiny, messenger, screaming, archaeologist ...
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 8.4
 376K
Coco (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Music, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, colourful, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: disney, boy, life after death, childhood, musician, life & death, fantasy world, singer, child protagonist, music, family, ghost ...
Time: 2010s, year 2017
Place: mexico
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 6.8
 425
Three Friends (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Directed by Memduh Ün.
Plot: nurse, maid, broken window, pub, friendship between men, fishing, wallet, crying woman, fortune teller, smoking in bed, breaking a window, boy ...
Place: istanbul turkey
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 7.4
 318K
Up in the Air (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: George Clooney plays the dry cynical character of Ryan Bingham, an executive who specializes in "downsizing". Ryan lives out of his suitcase, traveling the country for the sole purpose terminating unwanted employees day after day. Just as ...
Style: touching, thought provoking, cynical, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: on the road, loneliness, love affair, love and romance, couples, business trip, business, relationship vs career, introspection, unfulfillment, top executive, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, kansas city, chicago illinois, dallas texas ...
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The Quick and the Dead (1995)
Genre: Action, Romance, Thriller, Western
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A mysterious woman comes to compete in a quick-draw elimination tournament, in a town taken over by a notorious gunman.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: duel, revenge, small town, gunfight, prairie, old west, vengeance, rivalry, crimes, gun duel, female protagonist, prison ...
Time: 19th century
Place: yuma arizona, mexico, arizona, tucson arizona, texas
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 6.9
 63K
El Mariachi (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 81 min.
Story: El Mariachi just wants to play his guitar and carry on the family tradition. Unfortunately, the town he tries to find work in has another visitor...a killer who carries his guns in a guitar case. The drug lord and his henchmen mistake El Mariachi ...
Style: cult film, stylized, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mistaken identity, gangsters, hitman, small town, anti hero, on the run, heroes, anti heroes, danger, drug lord, loss of loved one, musician ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: mexico, latin america
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The Laughing Policeman (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: It's tough beat for San Francisco police lieutenant Jake Martin (Walter Matthau) when he has to investigate a city bus massacre in which a madman opened machine gunfire on eight people.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mystery, psychopath, bus, serial killer, mass murder, murder, killer, violence spree, mysterious character, chases and races, crime, law enforcement ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, usa
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The Cincinnati Kid (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An up-and-coming poker player tries to prove himself in a high-stakes match against a long-time master of the game.
Style: tense, realistic, clever, serious, rough ...
Audience: kids
Plot: gambling, poker, gangsters, friendship, crimes, dishonesty, partners, buddies, ambition, dealer, friends, cards ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new orleans, los angeles, usa, mississippi river, mississippi ...
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