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20 best movies like Beats (2019)

List of the best movies like Beats (2019): Lethal Weapon, Spike Island, Northern Soul, The Lady in the Van, Florence Foster Jenkins, Lost in London, Thelma & Louise, Still Crazy, Finding Your Feet, Sing Street.

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Markimdb: 7.9
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
CharactersPolice, Friends, Partners, Veterans
PlotAdventure, Investigation, Friendship, Death, Weapon
PlaceUSA, Los Angeles
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Tense

A slightly unhinged former Navy SEAL lands a job as a police officer in Los Angeles where he's partnered with a veteran detective trying to keep maintain a low stress level in his life.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersTeens, Friends
PlotMusic, Friendship, Music group
StyleFascinating, Touching, Serious

Teenage musicians travel to England's Spike Island in the hope of attending an outdoor performance by their favorite band, the Stone Roses.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersTeens, Teachers, DJs, Friends
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Music, Obsession, Friendship
PlaceSchool, England, Night Clubs
StyleTo cry, Soulful

Set in 1974, an authentic and uplifting tale of two friends whose horizons are opened up by the discovery of black American soul music.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersBikers, Family, Writers, Friends, Losers
PlotLove, On real events, Cars, Motorcycles, Friendship
PlacePsychiatric hospitals, England, Cemetery, London
StyleBy books, Touching

The true story of the relationship between Alan Bennett and the singular Miss Shepherd, a woman of uncertain origins who ‘temporarily’ parked her van in Bennett’s London driveway and proceeded to live there for 15 years.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, drama, music, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, France
CharactersDogs, Gay, Musicians, Writers, Journalists
PlotOn real events, Money, Friendship, Death, Love triangle
PlaceParty, Hotels, USA, New York
TimeWorld War II
StyleInspirational, Touching

The story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York heiress, who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
PlotOn real events, Friendship, Death, Chase
PlaceLondon, Night Clubs

Within the course of a night, Woody Harrelson finds himself in a misadventure in London that winds him up in prison.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, France
CharactersFBI, Friends, Housewives
PlotTravel, Friendship, Chase, Fate, Freedom
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Fascinating

Whilst on a short weekend getaway, Louise shoots a man who had tried to rape Thelma. Due to the incriminating circumstances, they make a run for it and thus a cross country chase ensues for the two fugitives. Along the way, both women rediscover the strength of their friendship and surprising aspects of their personalities and self-strengths in the trying times.

Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlotMusic, Friendship, Death, First love, Birthday
StyleTo cry, Inspirational, Soulful, Smart, Touching

In the seventies Strange Fruit were it. They lived the rock lifestyle to the max, groupies, drugs, internal tension and an ex front man dead from an overdose. Even their demise was glamorous; when lightning struck the stage during an outdoor festival. 20 years on and these former rock gods they have now sunk deep into obscurity when the idea of a reunion tour is lodged in the head of Tony, former keyboard player of the Fruits. Tony sets out to find his former bandmates with the help of former manager Karen to see if they can recapture the magic and give themselves a second chance.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family, music
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersHippies, Friends, Sisters, Lovers, Old man
PlotDancing, Money, Friendship, Death, Swimming
PlaceEngland, Hospitals, Cemetery, London, Hotels
TimeNew Year
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Touching

A lady has her prim and proper life turned upside down after discovering her husband's affair.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Musicians, Family, Pupils
PlotLove, Dancing, Relationship, Music, Motorcycles
PlaceSchool, Trains, England, Ireland, Metro
StyleTouching, Serious

A boy growing up in Dublin during the 1980s escapes his strained family life by starting a band to impress the mysterious girl he likes.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CharactersGangsters, Friends, Losers
PlotOn real events, Robbery, Money, Friendship, Chase
StyleLight, Fascinating, Smart, Fancy

When unemployed dockworker Joey Coyle finds $1.2 million that fell off of an armored car, he decides to do the logical thing: take the money and run. After all, he says, finders keepers. He turns to his ex-girlfriend Monica, who works in an investment firm, for advice, before turning to the mob for help laundering the money. While Joey makes plans to leave the country, however, a detective is following his ever-warmer trail in order to recover the cash.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure, crime
CountryRepublic of Ireland
CharactersDogs, Teens, Mafia, Thieves, Friends
PlotRobbery, Time travel, Adventure, Travel, Fight
PlacePrison, Ireland, Beach, Small cities
StyleAction, Light

Two teenage boys cycle 160 km on stolen bikes pursued by police to find a missing bale of cocaine worth 7 million euro. Set around the real event of Ireland's biggest cocaine seizure in 2007 of 440 million euro.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, France
CharactersFriends, Losers
PlaceCollege, England, London
StyleSoulful, Touching

Two young women reunite and rekindle their friendship after having said goodbye at their college graduation, six years earlier.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersDJs, Friends, Artists
PlotDancing, Music, Friendship
PlaceEngland, Small cities
StyleTo cry, Touching

1974. Amidst power cuts, strikes and boot-boy aggro on the football terraces, Joe McCain is bored of a life that's going nowhere. Enter hair-dresser Jane: blonde, beautiful, and moving to the beat of a whole new world of sound, movement and all-nighter dancing at The Wigan Casino - the home of Northern Soul. Swept along on this tide of pulsating dance and lust, Joe becomes embroiled in the darker side of soul scene that will put his friendship to the test.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryLuxembourg, France, USA
CharactersMusicians, Friends, Losers
PlotMusic, Friendship, Jealousy, Lost memory
PlaceNight Clubs, New York
StyleRomantic, Fancy

A struggling young musician and devoted fan of Ricky Nelson wants to be just like his idol and become a rock star.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
CharactersGeniuses, Musicians, Friends, Losers, Poor
PlotOn real events, Music, Friendship, Mental disorders
PlaceLos Angeles
StylePsychological problems, Inspirational, Soulful, Touching, Heartbreaking

A Los Angeles journalist befriends a homeless Juilliard-trained musician, while looking for a new article for the paper.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersModels, Friends
PlotOn real events, Friendship
PlaceVillage, England, Small cities
StyleTo cry, Inspirational, Touching

Members of a Yorkshire branch of the Women's Institute cause controversy when they pose nude for a charity calendar.

Markimdb: 4.9
Genreaction, comedy, musical, adventure, crime, music
CharactersFriends, Partners, Orphans
PlotAdventure, Music, Chase, Rivalry
PlacePrison, Chicago

Finally released from prison, Elwood Blues is once again enlisted by Sister Mary Stigmata in her latest crusade to raise funds for a children's hospital. Hitting the road to re-unite the band and win the big prize at the New Orleans Battle of the Bands, Elwood is pursued cross-country by the cops.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersFamily, Friends, Terminally ill, Girlfriends, Actors
PlotLove, Relationship, Music, Friendship, Death

The friendship between two life-long girlfriends is put to the test when one starts a family and the other falls ill.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrecomedy, family, crime, music
CharactersFriends, Losers, Nuns, Priests
PlotMusic, Friendship, Hip Hop
StyleTo cry, Touching

Deloris Van Cartier is again asked to don the nun's habit to help a run-down Catholic school, presided over by Mother Superior. And if trying to reach out to a class full of uninterested students wasn't bad enough, the sisters discover that the school is due to be closed by the unscrupulous chief of a local authority.

Markimdb: 4.7
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
PlotRobbery, Motorcycles, Friendship, Weapon, Love triangle
PlaceAircraft, Russia, USSR, Party
StyleBy books, Atmospheric, Gloomy, Serious

As youths in Azusa, Vinnie, Carter, and Rosie pull off a racing scam, substituting winners for plodders and winning big bucks on long odds. When an official uncovers the scam, they set him up for blackmail. Jump ahead twenty years, Carter and Rosie are married, successful racers in Kentucky about to sell their prize stallion, Simpatico. Vinnie is a drunk in Pomona. Vinnie decides to make a play for Rosie, lures Carter to California, steals his wallet and heads for Kentucky with the original blackmail material. Carter begs Vinnie's friend, a grocery clerk named Cecilia, to follow Vinnie and get the stuff back that he has in a box. Will she succeed?

Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, crime, music, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, Sweden, Norway
CharactersGay, Musicians, Cats, Singers
PlotOn real events, Music, Friendship, Death, Sects
PlaceParty, Norway
StyleAction, By books, Fascinating, Heavy

A teenager's quest to launch Norwegian Black Metal in Oslo in the 1990s results in a very violent outcome.

Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersGangsters, Friends
PlotOn real events, Robbery, Friendship
PlaceEngland, USA
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Serious, For men

Sam & Fordy run a credit card fraud scheme, but when they steal from the wrong man, they find themselves threatened by sadistic gangster. They need to raise £5m and pull off a daring diamond heist to clear their debt.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersFriends, Losers, Partners
PlotLove, Friendship, Surfing
StyleRomantic, Light, Fascinating

JC is the hero of the Cornish surfing community. Staring thirty hard in the face, he fears that the wave that has carried him through a prolonged adolescence is heading for the rocks as his girlfriend pressures him for commitment and his friends contemplate growing up.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, comedy, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryFrance, Canada
PlotFriendship, Death, Chase
PlaceNew York
TimeNew Year
StyleSoulful, Smart, Serious, Disturbing

Grieving after the death of her young son Joseph, novelist Betty Fisher enters a dark depression. Hoping to bring her out of it, her mother Margot arranges to kidnap another child, Jose, to replace the son Betty lost. Although she knows it's wrong, Betty accepts Jose as her new son. Meanwhile, Jose's mother Carole is looking for her son with the help of her boyfriend Francois and some of his criminal cohorts.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CharactersMusicians, Photographers, Friends, Guitarists, Mothers
PlotLove, Money, Friendship, Loneliness, Depression
PlaceHospitals, Cemetery, USA, Night Clubs, New York

Straight out of Jersey comes Patricia Dombrowski, a.k.a. Killa P, a.k.a. Patti Cake$, an aspiring rapper fighting through a world of strip malls and strip clubs on an unlikely quest for glory.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama, crime, music
CharactersDogs, Blonde girls, Punks, Friends
PlotOn real events, Music
PlaceKitchen, USA, Night Clubs, New York
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Serious

CBGB looks at New York's dynamic punk rock scene through the lens of the ground-breaking Lower East Side club started by eccentric Hilly Kristal (Alan Rickman) in 1973 which launched thousands of bands.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada, USA
CharactersFriends, Elephants, Actors, Artists, Comedians
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Friendship, Mystery
PlaceShips, Trains, England, Ireland, London
StyleSoulful, Touching

With their golden era long behind them, comedy duo Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy embark on a variety hall tour of Britain and Ireland. Despite the pressures of a hectic schedule, and with the support of their wives Lucille and Ida – a formidable double act in their own right – the pair's love of performing, as well as for each other, endures as they secure their place in the hearts of their adoring public

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure
CountrySpain, Belgium, France, United Kingdom, Portugal
CharactersDogs, Horses, Knights, Giants, Gypsies
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Travel, Motorcycles, Death
PlaceVillage, Caves, Helicopters, Spain
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleLight, Atmospheric

Toby, a cynical advertising director finds himself trapped in the outrageous delusions of an old Spanish shoe-maker who believes himself to be Don Quixote. In the course of their comic and increasingly surreal adventures, Toby is forced to confront the tragic repercussions of a film he made in his idealistic youth.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, western, crime
CharactersCowboys, Friends, Losers, Partners
PlotSkirmishes, Friendship, Chase, Missing people, Rivalry
PlaceNew York
StyleLight, For men

Two championship rodeo partners travel to New York to find their missing friend, Nacho Salazar who went missing there.