10 best movies like Bill (2015)

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Bill 2015
What really happened during Shakespeare's 'Lost Years'? Hopeless lute player Bill Shakespeare leaves his home to follow his dream.
List of the best movies like Bill (2015): Fighting with My Family, Upstart Crow, Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, The Borrowers, Cyrano, My Love, Pride, Mary Queen of Scots, Hugo, The Favourite.

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Fighting with My Family (2019)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama, biography, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Mexico
Duration02:28

Born into a tight-knit wrestling family, Paige and her brother Zak are ecstatic when they get the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to try out for the WWE. But when only Paige earns a spot in the competitive training program, she must leave her loved ones behind and face this new cutthroat world alone. Paige's journey pushes her to dig deep and ultimately prove to the world that what makes her different is the very thing that can make her a star.

Upstart Crow (2016)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:20

Comedy about the life and times of William Shakespeare as he starts to make a name for himself in London, whilst also trying to balance life as a husband and father for his family in Stratford-upon-Avon.

Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:38

When the magic powers of The Tablet of Ahkmenrah begin to die out, Larry Daley (Ben Stiller) spans the globe, uniting favorite and new characters while embarking on an epic quest to save the magic before it is gone forever.

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (1949)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantasy, comedy, musical, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:46

A bump on the head sends Hank Martin, 1912 mechanic, to Arthurian Britain, 528 A.D., where he is befriended by Sir Sagramore le Desirous and gains power by judicious use of technology. He and Alisande, the King's niece, fall in love at first sight, which draws unwelcome attention from her fiancée Sir Lancelot; but worse trouble befalls when Hank meddles in the kingdom's politics.

The Borrowers (2011)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, South Africa
Duration01:27

Family adventure based on Mary Norton's classic children's books about a race of tiny people who live under the floorboards, resourcefully surviving by borrowing bits and pieces from the large residents who dwell above. After being discovered by 'human beans', borrower Arrietty and her parents are forced to leave their home while attempting to evade the clutches of obsessive scientist Professor Mildeye.

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.

Pride (2014)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy, drama, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration02:00

Based on a true story, the film is set in the summer of 1984 – when Margaret Thatcher is in power and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is on strike. At the Gay Pride March in London, a group of gay and lesbian activists decides to raise money to support the families of the striking miners. But there is a problem - the union seems embarrassed to receive their support. However the activists are not deterred. They decide to ignore the union and go direct to the miners. They identify a mining village of Onllwyn, in the Dulais Valley in Wales, and later set off in a mini bus to make their donation in person. And so begins the extraordinary story of two seemingly alien communities who form a surprising and ultimately triumphant partnership.

Mary Queen of Scots (2018)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:04

In 1561, Mary Stuart, widow of the King of France, returns to Scotland, reclaims her rightful throne and menaces the future of Queen Elizabeth I as ruler of England, because she has a legitimate claim to the English throne. Betrayals, rebellions, conspiracies and their own life choices imperil both Queens. They experience the bitter cost of power, until their tragic fate is finally fulfilled.

Hugo (2011)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, adventure, family, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, France
Duration02:06

Orphaned and alone except for an uncle, Hugo Cabret lives in the walls of a train station in 1930s Paris. Hugo's job is to oil and maintain the station's clocks, but to him, his more important task is to protect a broken automaton and notebook left to him by his late father. Accompanied by the goddaughter of an embittered toy merchant, Hugo embarks on a quest to solve the mystery of the automaton and find a place he can call home.

The Favourite (2018)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, USA
Duration01:55

England, early 18th century. The close relationship between Queen Anne and Sarah Churchill is threatened by the arrival of Sarah's cousin, Abigail Hill, resulting in a bitter rivalry between the two cousins to be the Queen's favourite.

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The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:50

A sumptuous and sensual tale of intrigue, romance and betrayal set against the backdrop of a defining moment in European history: two beautiful sisters, Anne and Mary Boleyn, driven by their family's blind ambition, compete for the love of the handsome and passionate King Henry VIII.

Chillar Party (2011)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryIndia

A gang of innocent but feisty kids who lead carefree lives in Chandan Nagar colony, take on the big bad world of politics when one of their friend's life is endangered.

The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (2004)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:53

Mia Thermopolis is now a college graduate and on her way to Genovia to take up her duties as princess. Her best friend Lilly also joins her for the summer. Mia continues her 'princess lessons'- riding horses side-saddle, archery, and other royal. But her complicated life is turned upside down once again when she not only learns that she is to take the crown as queen earlier than expected...

Astérix and Obélix: God Save Britannia (2012)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryFrance, Italy, Germany
Duration01:50

Asterix crosses the channel to help second-cousin Anticlimax face down Julius Caesar and invading Romans.

The Great Race (1965)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, adventure, family, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:40

Professional daredevil and white-suited hero, The Great Leslie, convinces turn-of-the-century auto makers that a race from New York to Paris (westward across America, the Bering Straight and Russia) will help to promote automobile sales. Leslie's arch-rival, the mustached and black-attired Professor Fate vows to beat Leslie to the finish line in a car of Fate's own invention.

Tini: The New Life of Violetta (2016)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, family
CountryArgentina
Duration00:52

Shot in Spanish and localized for markets around the world, “Tini – El Gran Cambio de Violetta” is set to thrill fans with everything they loved about the worldwide Violetta phenomenon including strong musical elements with new and original tracks, exciting choreography, compelling storylines, and intriguing characters. All made bigger and better for the big screen. The film shows how taking the role in the TV series was a pivotal moment for Tini leading to a personal ‘coming of age story’ about the young actress. In a story that reflects the teen star’s own real life, Tini will leave behind the world depicted in Violetta, striking out alone and embarking on a brand new adventure over one endless summer that will define her as a person and see her emerge as a new artist.

Gulliver's Travels (2010)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:25

Travel writer Lemuel Gulliver takes an assignment in Bermuda, but ends up on the island of Liliput, where he towers over its tiny citizens.

Chimes at Midnight (1965)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy, drama, military, history
CountryLuxembourg, Spain
Duration01:57

The culmination of Orson Welles’s lifelong obsession with Shakespeare’s robustly funny and ultimately tragic screen antihero, Sir John Falstaff; the loyal, often soused friend of King Henry IV’s wayward son Prince Hal. Integrating elements from both Henry IV plays as well as Richard II, Henry V, and The Merry Wives of Windsor.

Prince Charming (2001)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:27

After an extramarital indiscretion, a fairy-tale prince and his sidekick are turned into frogs for all eternity or until the prince can convince a maiden to kiss and then marry him.

A Knight in Camelot (1998)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

Yet another variation on Mark Twain's "A Connecticut Yankee At King Arthur's Court." Here, a computer malfunction causes a science researcher to be sent back in time with her laptop, which she uses to amaze the court.

Herbie Fully Loaded (2005)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, adventure, family, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:41

Maggie Peyton, the new owner of Number 53 - the free-wheelin' Volkswagen bug with a mind of its own - puts the car through its paces on the road to becoming a NASCAR competitor.

The Court Jester (1955)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, musical, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:41

A hapless carnival performer masquerades as the court jester as part of a plot against a usurper who has overthrown the rightful king of England.

Nicholas on Holiday (2014)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, family
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration01:37

It's the end of the school year. The long-awaited moment of the holidays is arrive. The little Nicolas, her parents and Grandma take the road towards the sea, and settle in for some time at the Hotel Beau-Rivage.

Philomena (2013)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, France
Duration01:38

A woman searches for her adult son, who was taken away from her decades ago when she was forced to live in a convent.

Foster (2011)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:30

Some years after their son is killed, a married couple decide to adopt a child. One day a 7-year-old boy, Eli, unexpectedly arrives on their doorstep and things take a strange turn.

Around the World in 80 Days (2004)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, comedy, adventure, family, western
CountryUSA, Germany, Republic of Ireland, United Kingdom
Duration02:00

A bet pits a British inventor, a Chinese thief and a French artist on a worldwide adventure that they can circle the globe in 80 days.

I Heart Shakey (2012)
Markimdb: 3.7
Genrecomedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

Shakey is a family film about a 35-year-old widower named J.T. O'Neil, his precocious 10-year-old daughter and their devoted mutt Shakey. After moving from a small town to Chicago and missing the fine print in their rental contract, J.T. is forced to try and get rid of his lovable pooch. Shakey and Chandler won't have it and hatch a plan to keep Shakey and teach J.T. a valuable lesson about loyalty and the importance of keeping family together.

Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang (2010)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantasy, comedy, family, military
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, France
Duration01:49

Nanny McPhee appears at the door of a harried young mother, Mrs. Isabel Green, who is trying to run the family farm while her husband is away at war. But once she’s arrived, Nanny McPhee discovers that the children are fighting a war of their own against two spoiled city cousins who have just moved in. Relying on everything from a flying motorcycle and a statue that comes to life to a tree-climbing piglet and a baby elephant, Nanny uses her magic to teach her mischievous charges five new lessons.

Lassie (2005)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, France, Republic of Ireland, United Kingdom
Duration01:40

A family in financial crisis is forced to sell Lassie, their beloved dog. Hundreds of miles away from her true family, Lassie escapes and sets out on a journey home.

Bad Genius (2017)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, comedy, drama
CountryThailand
Duration01:02

Welcome to an exam-cheating business run by Lynn, a straight-A student who gets the idea for her business after helping Grace and Pat. Grace is a prominent school activist who can’t get the grades she needs. Pat is a filthy-rich boy who believes money can buy anything. Lynn’s business skyrockets and the money starts to flood in as scores of students offer her cold hard cash in exchange for exam answers.




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