Birthday movies

List of the best birthday movies according to visitors: Paddington 2, Gloria Bell, Boyhood, The Matador, Enduring Love, Liar Liar, 21 Grams, In the Aisles, The Boys in the Band, Solaris.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA, China, Canada
Duration02:26
CharactersBears
StyleFor winter evenings

Paddington, now happily settled with the Brown family and a popular member of the local community, picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy's 100th birthday, only for the gift to be stolen.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA, Chile
CharactersCats, Surfers, Singers
PlotDancing, Gambling, Passion, Money, Friendship
PlaceAircraft, Hotels, Casino, Los Angeles
StyleTouching

Gloria is a free-spirited divorcée who spends her days at a straight-laced office job and her nights on the dance floor, joyfully letting loose at clubs around Los Angeles. After meeting Arnold on a night out, she finds herself thrust into an unexpected new romance, filled with both the joys of budding love and the complications of dating, identity, and family.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:46
CharactersTeens, Childrens, Family, Photographers, Single mothers
PlotBirthday, Divorce, Parenting
PlaceCollege, USA
StyleMind-altering, Soulful, Fascinating, Serious

The film tells a story of a divorced couple trying to raise their young son. The story follows the boy for twelve years, from first grade at age 6 through 12th grade at age 17-18, and examines his relationship with his parents as he grows.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, comedy, crime
CountryUSA, Germany, Republic of Ireland
Duration01:36
CharactersGangsters, Hired assassins, Killers, Businessmen, Strangers
PlotFriendship, Death, Depression, Holidays
PlaceMexico, Hotels, USA
StyleLight, Tense

The life of Danny Wright, a salesman forever on the road, veers into dangerous and surreal territory when he wanders into a Mexican bar and meets a mysterious stranger, Julian, who's very likely a hit man. Their meeting sets off a chain of events that will change their lives forever, as Wright is suddenly thrust into a far-from-mundane existence that he takes to surprisingly well … once he gets acclimated to it.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:40
PlotObsession, Pursuit, Mental disorders, Love triangle
PlaceEngland
StylePsychological problems, Action, Gloomy, Depressive, Serious

Two strangers become dangerously close after witnessing a deadly accident. On a beautiful cloudless day a young couple celebrate their reunion with a picnic. Joe has planned a postcard-perfect afternoon in the English countryside with his partner, Claire. But as Joe and Claire prepare to open a bottle of champagne, their idyll comes to an abrupt end. A hot air balloon drifts into the field, obviously in trouble. The pilot catches his leg in the anchor rope, while the only passenger, a boy, is too scared to jump down. Joe and three other men rush to secure the basket. But fate has other ideas...

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantasy, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:26
CharactersLawyers, Judge, Parents
PlotFulfillment of desires, Birthday, Divorce
StyleLight, To cry

Fletcher Reede is a fast-talking attorney and habitual liar. When his son Max blows out the candles on his fifth birthday he has just one wish - that his dad will stop lying for 24 hours. When Max's wish comes true, Fletcher discovers that his mouth has suddenly become his biggest liability.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:05
CharactersSurgeons, Widows
PlotLove, Loneliness, Death
PlaceUSA
StyleFascinating, Tense, Gloomy, Depressive, Numbers in the title

This is the story of three gentle persons: Paul Rivers an ailing mathematician lovelessly married to an English émigré, Christina Peck, an upper-middle-class suburban housewife, happily married and mother of two little girls, and Jack Jordan, an ex-convict who has found in his Christian faith the strength to raise a family. They will be brought together by a terrible accident that will change their lives. By the final frame, none of them will be the same as they will learn harsh truths about love, faith, courage, desire and guilt, and how chance can change our worlds irretrievably, forever.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama
CountryGermany
Duration02:04
CharactersFish, Partners
PlotLove, Treason, Chess, Friendship, Loneliness
PlaceCemetery, Germany
TimeNew Year
StylePsychological problems, Soulful, Smart, Makes me think, Touching

After losing his brick laying job, Christian begins to work at a supermarket.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersGay
PlotFriendship, Depression, Mystery, Phone calls
PlaceParty

At a birthday party in 1968 New York, a surprise guest and a drunken game leave seven gay friends reckoning with unspoken feelings and buried truths.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantastic, drama, detective
CountrySoviet Union
Duration02:49
CharactersImmortals, Scientists, Psychologists, Astronauts
PlotInvestigation, Jealousy, Dreams
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Atmospheric, Psychedelic, Makes me think

A psychologist is sent to a space station orbiting a planet called Solaris to investigate the death of a doctor and the mental problems of cosmonauts on the station. He soon discovers that the water on the planet is a type of brain which brings out repressed memories and obsessions.

Markimdb: 8
Genredocumentary, short
CountryFrance
Duration01:47
CharactersWriters, Disabled people, Friends, Nurses
PlotOn real events, Friendship, Rehabilitation
PlaceFrance
StylePsychological problems, Inspirational, Soulful, Atmospheric, First person

The true story of Elle France editor Jean-Dominique Bauby, who, in 1995 at the age of 43, suffered a stroke that paralyzed his entire body, except his left eye. Using that eye to blink out his memoir, Bauby eloquently described the aspects of his interior world, from the psychological torment of being trapped inside his body to his imagined stories from lands he'd only visited in his mind.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryAustralia
PlotRevenge, Birthday, Toys, Rivalry
PlaceAustralia
StyleAction, Fascinating, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

Steve is a man who has it all, a successful career, wonderful children, beautiful home and a loving wife. However, returning to his home after work on his birthday, he finds his house deserted and darkened with almost all the lightbulbs missing, all easy access outside cut off and a videotape waiting for him. Playing that tape, he watches a bizarre and grueling recording in which his wife explains her grievance with him, her reasons for disappearing with the children and her revenge for how he treated her in a way he would never forget.

Markimdb: 4
Genrecomedy
CountryRussia
Duration02:18
CharactersFriends, Poor
PlotAdventure, Friendship
PlaceRussia, Moscow

A group of friends suddenly hit jackpot in a state lottery so now they must decide how to spend the money. Unfortunately their wives don't really agree with all the plans.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, comedy, detective
CountryUSA, Japan
Duration02:35
CharactersSerial killers, Killers, Blonde girls, Students
PlotSurvival, Time travel, Death, Pursuit, Chase
PlaceCollege, Party, Hospitals
StyleUnexpected ending, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

A college student relives the day of her murder over and over again as she tries to discover her killer's identity.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration02:14
CharactersFriends
PlotFriendship, Betrayal, Mystery, Debts
PlaceNature, France
StyleLight, Soulful, Makes me think, Touching

The result of the small handkerchiefs "Petits mouchoirs", 7 years later. The band, which erupted, is found on the occasion of the anniversary surprise organized for Max.

Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryFrance, Belgium
CharactersMermaids, Family
PlotLove, Friendship, Birthday
PlaceHospitals, Cemetery
StyleLight, Fascinating

A mother of two gathers her loved ones to celebrate her birthday in her big house near the Loire Valley. The festivities are disrupted by the arrival of her daughter, who is known for her unpredictable outbursts.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genrefantastic, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:29
CharactersScientists, Investigators, Astronauts
PlotAdventure, Artificial Intelligence, Technology
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Moon
TimeFuture
StylePhilosophical, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Psychedelic, Epic

Humanity finds a mysterious object buried beneath the lunar surface and sets off to find its origins with the help of HAL 9000, the world's most advanced super computer.

Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersTeens, Pupils
PlotFirst love, Birthday
PlaceSchool
StyleTo cry, Touching

A teenage girls deals with her parents forgetting her birthday and a crush on her high school's heartthrob.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersDogs, Sharks, Gods, Heroes, Autistic
PlotTravel, Friendship, Loneliness, Death, Weapon
PlaceVillage, Deserts
TimeFuture, World War II
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Philosophical, Fascinating, Makes me think

Follows the journey of a 90-year-old atheist and the quirky characters that inhabit his off-the-map desert town. He finds himself at the precipice of life, thrust into a journey of self-exploration.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantastic, thriller, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryIsrael, Spain, France, Italy
Duration01:57
CharactersPsychiatrists
PlotLove, Travel, Virtual Reality, Love triangle, Jealousy
PlaceParty
StylePsychological problems, Action, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Tense

A very handsome man finds the love of his life, but he suffers an accident and needs to have his face rebuilt by surgery after it is severely disfigured.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, crime, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:59
CharactersGangsters, Musicians
PlotRelationship, Music, Love triangle, Chase, Cheating
StyleRomantic, Light, Fascinating, Black and White

Two musicians witness a mob hit and struggle to find a way out of the city before they are found by the gangsters. Their only opportunity is to join an all-girl band as they leave on a tour. To make their getaway they must first disguise themselves as women, then keep their identities secret and deal with the problems this brings - such as an attractive bandmate and a very determined suitor.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:55
CharactersNurses, Sheriffs
PlotLove, Money, Success, Jealousy, Birthday
PlaceParty, Small cities
StyleTo cry, Soulful, By books, Atmospheric, Fascinating

In the Salinas Valley in and around World War I, Cal Trask feels he must compete against overwhelming odds with his brother for the love of their father. Cal is frustrated at every turn, from his reaction to the war, how to get ahead in business and in life, and how to relate to his estranged mother.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration02:29
PlotTravel, Political
PlaceShips, Mexico
TimeWorld War II
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Smart, Gloomy, Serious

Passengers on a ship traveling from Mexico to Europe in the 1930s represent society at large in that era. The crew is German, including the ship's Dr. Schumann, who falls in love with one of the passengers, La Condesa. A young American woman, Jenny, is traveling with the man she loves, David. Jenny is fascinated and puzzled by just who some of the other passengers are.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:09
CharactersScammers, Brothers, Businessmen
PlotLove, Puzzles, Survival, Investigation, Birthday
PlaceMexico, Hotels, USA
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Intellectual

In honor of his birthday, San Francisco banker Nicholas Van Orton, a financial genius and a coldhearted loner, receives an unusual present from his younger brother, Conrad -- a gift certificate to play a unique kind of game. In nearly a nanosecond, Nicholas finds himself consumed by a dangerous set of ever-changing rules, unable to distinguish where the charade ends and reality begins.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama
CountryGermany
PlotLove, Travel, Friendship

Twenty-four hours with a group of friends on a Friday in October in Berlin’s district of Neukölln. Övünç is suffering from writer’s block, Pascal and Raha split up recently and are trying to stay friends. Kara constantly sublets her flat to keep herself moving. Henner spends the day in a bar and meets a girl by the name of Anja. That evening they celebrate Övünç’s birthday and drift together through the city’s nightlife. The film depicts six young people in their struggle with the daily grind of life in Berlin and the reality of turning thirty.

Markimdb: 4.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, comedy
CountryUSA
CharactersAliens, Monsters, Friends
PlotSurvival, Teleportation, Birthday
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
StyleBlack humor

A thirtieth birthday -- and the survival of mankind -- are left hanging in the balance after a mysterious creature crashes the party, forcing four childhood friends to save the night.

Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersJews, Writers, Comedians, Singers
PlotLove, Friendship, Loneliness, Tennis, Divorce
PlaceNew York
StyleRomantic, Soulful, Philosophical, Intellectual

In the city of New York, comedian Alvy Singer falls in love with the ditsy Annie Hall.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryFrance, Austria, Germany
Duration01:44
CharactersDogs, Spy, Musicians, Family, Alcoholics
PlotApocalypse, Weapon, Depression, Intrigue, Birthday
PlaceSea, France, Beach, Hospitals
StyleFascinating, Black humor, Makes me think

A middle-class family living in Calais deal with a series of setbacks while paying little attention to the grim conditions in the refugee camps within a few miles of their home.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genrefantastic, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada
Duration02:49
CharactersAstronauts, Scientists, Inventors, Farmers, Astronauts
PlotLove, Survival, Time travel, End of the world, Adventure
PlaceSpace, Parallel worlds, Fantastic worlds, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StylePopular, Dystopian, To cry, Philosophical, Atmospheric

Interstellar chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.

Markimdb: 4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersStreamers
PlotDeath, Internet, Technology, Phone calls, Video Call

Two years into the pandemic, a group of friends throw an online party with a night of games, drinking and drugs. After taking an ecstasy pill, things go terribly wrong and the safety of their home becomes more terrifying than the raging chaos outside.





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