10 best movies like A Man and His Dog (2008)

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A Man and His Dog 2008
An elderly gentleman and his dog find themselves out of a home with little means.
List of the best movies like A Man and His Dog (2008): Sworn Virgin, Shun Li and the Poet, Cléo from 5 to 7, Human Capital, La nostra vita, Closer to the Moon, Third Person, Au Revoir les Enfants, The Keys to the House, I Stand Alone.

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Sworn Virgin (2015)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama
CountryItaly, Luxembourg, Germany, Albania, Kosovo, France

Years after declaring her eternal virginity and opting to live life as a man in the mountains of Albania, Hana looks to return to living as a woman as she settles into a new existence in modern-day Milan.

Shun Li and the Poet (2011)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama
CountryItaly, France

A study of the friendship between a Chinese woman and a fisherman who came to Italy from Yugoslavia many years ago, who live in a small city-island in the Veneto lagoon.

Cléo from 5 to 7 (1962)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryFrance, Italy
Duration01:30

Agnès Varda eloquently captures Paris in the sixties with this real-time portrait of a singer set adrift in the city as she awaits test results of a biopsy. A chronicle of the minutes of one woman’s life, Cléo from 5 to 7 is a spirited mix of vivid vérité and melodrama, featuring a score by Michel Legrand and cameos by Jean-Luc Godard and Anna Karina.

Human Capital (2014)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, crime
CountryItaly, France
Duration01:51

The destinies of two families are irrevocably tied together after a cyclist is hit off the road by a jeep in the night before Christmas Eve.

La nostra vita (2010)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama
CountryItaly, France

Claudio works on a site in the suburbs of Rome. He is madly in love with his wife who is pregnant with their third child. However, a dramatic event comes to upset this simple and happy life. In a rage for life, Claudio energetically fights against the injustice that fell upon him. Love and support from his friends and family as well as the laughter of his children will help him to triumph against the odds.

Closer to the Moon (2013)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryRomania, USA, Italy, Poland, France
Duration01:50

A Romanian police officer teams up with a small crew of bank robbers to pull off a heist by convincing everyone at the scene of the crime that they are only filming a movie.

Third Person (2013)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryBelgium, USA, United Kingdom, Germany, Italy
Duration02:17

An acclaimed novelist struggles to write an analysis of love in one of three stories, each set in a different city, that detail the beginning, middle and end of a relationship.

Au Revoir les Enfants (1987)
Markimdb: 8
Genredrama, military
CountryFrance, West Germany, Italy
Duration01:44

Au revoir les enfants tells a heartbreaking story of friendship and devastating loss concerning two boys living in Nazi-occupied France. At a provincial Catholic boarding school, the precocious youths enjoy true camaraderie—until a secret is revealed. Based on events from writer-director Malle’s own childhood, the film is a subtle, precisely observed tale of courage, cowardice, and tragic awakening.

The Keys to the House (2004)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama
CountryItaly, Germany, France, USA
Duration01:45

Meeting his handicapped son for the first time, a young father attempts to forge a relationship with the teenager.

I Stand Alone (1998)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, short
CountryFrance
Duration01:33

The Butcher has done some time in jail after beating up the guy who tried to seduce his teenage mentally-handicapped daughter. Now he wants to start a new life. He leaves his daughter in an institution and moves to Lille suburbs with his mistress. She promised him a new butcher shop. She lied. The butcher decides to go back to Paris and find his daughter.

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Il Grido (1957)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama
CountryItaly, USA
Duration01:56

A sugar-refinery worker flees his Northern Italy town after a woman refuses his marriage proposal.

Headwinds (2011)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama, detective
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration01:31

Sarah tells Paul that she wants out of their marriage; the next day she disappears. A year later and Paul along with their children return to his childhood town to start anew after the loss of his wife and their mother.

The Unknown Woman (2006)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryItaly, France
Duration01:58

Irena, a Ukrainian woman coming to Italy looking for a job as a maid. She does everything she to become a beloved nanny for an adorable little girl Thea. However, that is just the very beginning of her unknown journey.

Max and the Junkmen (1971)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genremelodrama, drama, crime
CountryFrance, Italy

Max is a Paris detective, aloof, independently wealthy, and frustrated by gangs of robbers whom he cannot catch. To re-establish his stature and save face, he decides to inveigle a group of petty thieves (led by an old acquaintance) to rob a bank. A reluctant captain provides Max intelligence and Max starts spending evenings with Lilly, a prostitute who's the girlfriend of the group's leader. He poses as a rich banker with money to burn and encourages Lilly to think about her future. He hints at a payroll that comes through his bank. The plot works, the petty thieves think they're ready for a big score, and the cops are in place. What could go wrong with Max's cold plan? Who's entrapped?

Vivre Sa Vie (1962)
Markimdb: 8
Genredrama
CountryFrance
Duration01:23

Twelve episodic tales in the life of a Parisian woman and her slow descent into prostitution.

Red Desert (1964)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama
CountryItaly, France
Duration02:02

Amid the modern wastelands and toxic factories of Italy, wife and mother Giuliana desperately tries to conceal her tenuous grip on reality from those around her, especially her successful yet neglectful husband, Ugo. Ugo's old pal, Corrado, shows up in town on a business trip and is more sensitive to Giuliana's anxieties. They begin an affair, but it does little to quell Giuliana's existential fears, and her mental state rapidly deteriorates.

Mr. Klein (1976)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective, military
CountryFrance, Italy

Paris, France, 1942, during the Nazi occupation. Robert Klein, a successful art dealer who benefits from the misfortunes of those who are ruthlessly persecuted, discovers by chance that there is another Robert Klein, apparently a Jewish man; someone with whom he could be mistakenly identified, something dangerous in such harsh times.

Rider on the Rain (1969)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryFrance, Italy
Duration01:59

A US Army colonel in France tries to track down an escaped sex maniac.

The Last Man on Earth (2011)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryItaly
Duration01:40

The story of the latest week on the earth before the announce of the landing of an extraterrestrial society on earth seen by the eyes of a misogynist man with only the desire solitude and routine.

1001 Grams (2014)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama
CountryNorway, Germany
Duration01:33

When Norwegian scientist Marie attends a seminar in Paris on the actual weight of a kilo, it is her own measurement of disappointment, grief and, not least, love, that ends up on the scale. Finally Marie is forced to come to terms with how much a human life truly weighs and which measurements she intends to live by.

The Wounded Angel (2016)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama
CountryGermany, France, Kazakhstan
Duration01:39

In a godforsaken Kazakh village four adolescent teenagers try to find their place in the world...

Polisse (2011)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, crime
CountryFrance
Duration02:07

Paris, France. Fred and his colleagues, members of the BPM, the Police Child Protection Unit, dedicated to pursuing all sorts of offenses committed against the weakest, must endure the scrutiny of Melissa, a photographer commissioned to graphically document the daily routine of the team.

Tenderness (2017)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama
CountryItaly

A retired lawyer becomes friends with a young wife who has just moved in the adjacent apartment with her family.

Vice and Virtue (1963)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genredrama
CountryFrance, Italy
Duration01:48

1944 : Occupied France. Juliette (Vice) is Wehrmacht General Bamberg's mistress and enjoys a privileged life. Her younger sister Justine (Virtue) is about to marry Jean who is in the Resistance and come to Juliette for help. Both sisters end up at "la Commanderie", where Juliette becomes SS Colonel Schonberg's mistress and Justine is detained with other pretty girls who must satisfy the sexual needs of high-ranking nazi officials. Inspired by "Justine ou les infortunes de la vertu" by the marquis de Sade

A Burning Hot Summer (2011)
Markimdb: 5
Genredrama
CountryFrance, Italy, Luxembourg
Duration01:35

Paul reflects on the summer he met Angèle and Frédéric as he watches his friend being laid to rest.

Journey to the West (2014)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama
CountryFrance, Taiwan
Duration00:56

A Buddhist monk walks barefoot and incredibly slowly through Marseille – so slowly, that his progress is barely perceptible and he becomes a calming influence in the midst of the town’s goings-on.

Sister (2012)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, crime
CountryFrance, Luxembourg
Duration01:37

A drama set at a Swiss ski resort and centered on a boy who supports his sister by stealing from wealthy guests.

House of Tolerance (2011)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama
CountryFrance
Duration02:02

A young woman begins a new life at the Apollonide bordello, a high-class brothel in Paris.

ACAB : All Cops Are Bastards (2012)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryItaly, France
Duration01:52

A look at the controversial riot cops unit, told through the stories of three veteran cops and a young recruit.

Cyrano, My Love (2019)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, history
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration01:52

Paris, France, December 1897. The young playwright Edmond Rostand feels like a failure. Inspiration has abandoned him. Married and father of two children, desperate and penniless, he persuades the great actor Constant Coquelin to perform the main role in his new play. But there is a problem: Coquelin wants to premiere it at Christmas and Edmond has not written a single word.




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