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List of the best movies like Cantinflas (2014): Welcome to Marwen, The Meddler, Girls Trip, Life, The Life and Death of Peter Sellers, The Sapphires, Chaplin, The Audrey Hepburn Story, The Artist, The Last of Robin Hood.

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Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama, biography
CountryJapan, USA
Duration01:55
CharactersWitch, Spy, Artists, Lawyers, Photographers
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Time machine, Friendship, Loneliness
PlaceVillage, Aircraft, Court, Hotels
StyleInteresting, Kind, To cry, Inspirational, Soulful

When a devastating attack shatters Mark Hogancamp and wipes away all memories, no one expected recovery. Putting together pieces from his old and new life, Mark meticulously creates a wondrous town named Marwen where he can heal and be heroic. As he builds an astonishing art installation — a testament to the most powerful women he knows — through his fantasy world, he draws strength to triumph in the real one.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersDogs, Rabbits, Actors, Singers
PlotDancing, Wedding, Motorcycles, Money, Friendship
PlaceAircraft, Ships, Party, Deserts, Beach
StyleRomantic, Exciting, To cry, Soulful, Fascinating

With a new iPhone, an apartment near the Grove, and a comfortable bank account left to her by her beloved late husband, Marnie Minervini has happily relocated from New Jersey to Los Angeles to be near her daughter Lori, a successful (but still single) screenwriter, and smother her with motherly love. But when the dozens of texts, unexpected visits, and conversations dominated by unsolicited advice force Lori to draw strict personal boundaries, Marnie finds ways to channel her eternal optimism and forceful generosity to change the lives of others - as well as her own - and find a new purpose in life.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:59
CharactersMusicians, Models, Photographers, Girlfriends, Drivers
PlotDancing, Adventure, Fight, Money, Friendship
PlaceAircraft, Party, Hotels, USA
StyleExciting, Light, Fascinating

Four girlfriends take a trip to New Orleans for an annual festival and, along the way, rediscover their wild sides and strengthen the bonds of sisterhood.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genredrama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, Canada, Australia, USA
Duration02:11
CharactersPhotographers, Friends, Celebrities, Actors
PlotOn real events, Friendship
PlaceUSA
StylePsychological problems, Fascinating, Serious

In 1955, young photographer Dennis Stock develops a close bond with actor James Dean while shooting pictures of the rising Hollywood star.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:02
PlotOn real events, Loneliness, Death, Radio
StyleFascinating, Serious

The turbulent personal and professional life of actor Peter Sellers (1925-1980), from his beginnings as a comic performer on BBC Radio to his huge success as one of the greatest film comedians of all time; an obsessive artist so dedicated to his work that neglected his loved ones and sacrificed part of his own personality to convincingly create that of his many memorable characters.

Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music, biography
CountryAustralia
CharactersSoldier, Artists, Good people
PlotOn real events, Friendship, Music group
StyleTo cry, Cute, Fascinating

It's 1968, and four young, talented Australian Aboriginal girls learn about love, friendship and war when they entertain the US troops in Vietnam as singing group The Sapphires.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CountryUSA, France, Japan, Italy
Duration02:24
CharactersGeniuses, Actors, Comedians, Stars
PlotOn real events, Depression, Political, Success
StyleLight, To cry, Inspirational, Touching, Serious

An elderly Charlie Chaplin discusses his autobiography with his editor, while is depicted his amazing journey from his poverty-stricken childhood to world-wide success after the ingenious invention of the Little Tramp.

Markimdb: 6
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:13
CharactersNuns, Artists
PlotOn real events, Ballet
PlaceNew York
TimeWorld War II
StyleTo cry, Touching, Serious

The film spans from Hepburn's early childhood to the 1950s which details her life as a Dutch ballerina, coming to grips with her parents' divorce, and enduring life in the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II. She then settles in the U.S. where she succeeds in making it big as a movie actress, in such movies as Breakfast at Tiffany's.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration01:36
CharactersDogs, Actors, Stars
PlotLove, Fate
PlaceUSA
StyleLight, To cry, Cute, Oscars, Smart

Hollywood, 1927: As silent movie star George Valentin wonders if the arrival of talking pictures will cause him to fade into oblivion, he sparks with Peppy Miller, a young dancer set for a big break.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUSA
CharactersTeens, Womanizers
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Passion, Money
PlaceAircraft, Party, USA, New York, Los Angeles
StyleGloomy, Touching, Serious

Errol Flynn, the swashbuckling Hollywood star and notorious ladies man, flouted convention all his life, but never more brazenly than in his last years when, swimming in vodka and unwilling to face his mortality, he undertook a liaison with an aspiring actress, Beverly Aadland. The two had a high-flying affair that spanned the globe and was enabled by the girl's fame-obsessed mother, Florence. It all came crashing to an end in October 1959, when events forced the relationship into the open, sparking an avalanche of publicity castigating Beverly and her mother - which only fed Florence's need to stay in the spotlight.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:14
CharactersMusicians, Friends, Artists
PlotOn real events, Music, Radio, Debts, Music group
PlaceUSA
TimeNew Year
StyleTo cry, Fascinating, Serious

From director Clint Eastwood comes the big-screen version of the Tony Award-winning musical Jersey Boys. The film tells the story of four young men from the wrong side of the tracks in New Jersey who came together to form the iconic 1960s rock group The Four Seasons. The story of their trials and triumphs are accompanied by the songs that influenced a generation, including “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Walk Like a Man,” “Rag Doll,” and many more.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, biography
CountryItaly, France, Belgium
CharactersWriters, Friends, Poets
PlotLove, On real events, Friendship
PlaceIslands, Italy
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

Simple Italian postman learns to love poetry while delivering mail to a famous poet; he uses this to woo local beauty Beatrice.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:43
CharactersCinderella, Singers
PlotOn real events, Music, Success
PlaceEngland, Venice
StyleTo cry, Fascinating, Touching

This film follows the remarkable and inspirational true story of Paul Potts, a shy, bullied shop assistant by day and an amateur opera singer by night.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:18
CharactersStrong women, Blonde girls, Family, Inventors, Fathers
PlotOn real events, Relationship, Friendship, Loneliness, Death
PlaceParty, USA, New York
TimeNew Year
StyleTo cry, Inspirational, Smart, Serious

A story based on the life of a struggling Long Island single mom who became one of the country's most successful entrepreneurs.

Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersGangsters, Artists, Friends, Womanizers
PlotLove, Dancing, Boxing, Fight, Money
PlaceUSA, New York
TimeWorld War II
StyleRomantic, To cry, Touching

Three World War II buddies promise to meet at a specified place and time 10 years after the war. They keep their word only to discover how far apart they've grown. But the reunion sparks memories of youthful dreams that haven't been fulfilled -- and slowly, the three men reevaluate their lives and try to find a way to renew their friendship.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:38
CharactersActors, Directors, Stars
PlotOn real events, Investigation, Obsession, Success, Jealousy
PlaceUSA
StyleTwisted plot, By books, Fascinating, Tense, Serious

Hitchcock follows the relationship between director Alfred Hitchcock and his wife Alma Reville during the making of his most famous film "Psycho" - and the trials and tribulations the director faced from Hollywood censors.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
CharactersArtists
PlotDancing, Friendship, Love triangle, Holidays
PlaceGermany, Hotels, USA, Night Clubs
TimeNew Year
StyleRomantic, To cry, Touching

Lovely Linda Mason has crooner Jim Hardy head over heels, but suave stepper Ted Hanover wants her for his new dance partner after femme fatale Lila Dixon gives him the brush. Jim's supper club—Holiday Inn—is the setting for the chase by Hanover and manager Danny Reed. The music's the thing.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:20
CharactersStrong women
PlotOn real events, Mental disorders
StyleGloomy, Touching, Serious

The true story of Frances Farmer's meteoric rise to fame in Hollywood and the tragic turn her life took when she was blacklisted.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:00
CharactersDogs, Gay, Photographers, Pianists, Singers
PlotLove, Dancing, Wedding, Friendship, Breakup
PlaceMetro, USA, New York
StyleTo cry, Fascinating

A woman on the brink of a marriage proposal is told by a friend that she should date other men before spending the rest of her life with her boyfriend.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama, music, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:59
CharactersArtists, Artists
PlotOn real events, Loneliness, Art
PlaceParis, France
Time19th century
StyleTo cry, Soulful, By books, Atmospheric, Fascinating

Fictional account of French artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:37
CharactersDogs, Horses, Disabled people, Newlyweds
PlotLove, On real events, Dancing, Time travel, Travel
PlacePrison, Aircraft, Africa, England, Party
StyleTo cry, Heavy, Touching, Sad ones

Based on the true story of Robin, a handsome, brilliant and adventurous man whose life takes a dramatic turn when polio leaves him paralyzed.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:31
CharactersProgrammers, Geniuses, Family, Scientists, Inventors
PlotOn real events, Apocalypse, Obsession, Friendship, Loneliness
PlaceUSA
TimeNew Year, Post apocalypse
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Smart, Vital signs, Makes me think

Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint an intimate portrait of the brilliant man at its epicenter.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genremelodrama, drama, musical
CountryUSA
Duration02:57
PlotFriendship
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleRomantic, Light, To cry, Fascinating, Touching

A movie star helps a young singer/actress find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral.

Markimdb: 7
Genremelodrama, drama, crime, detective
CountryItaly, USA
Duration02:08
CharactersCinderella, Millionaires
PlotWedding, Friendship, Fate
PlaceUSA, Night Clubs
StyleRomantic, Action, To cry, Fascinating, Smart

Has-been director Harry Dawes gets a new lease on his career when independently wealthy Kirk Edwards hires him to write and direct a film. They go to Madrid to find Maria Vargas, a dancer who will star in the film.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama, biography, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:59
CharactersDogs, Gay, Strong women, Scammers, Psychologists
PlotOn real events, Sports, Dancing, Money, Friendship
PlaceHotels
StyleFascinating

The true story of the 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs.

Markimdb: 7
Genremelodrama, drama, crime, biography
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:46
CharactersArtists, Artists
PlotOn real events, Art, Fate, Mystery, Justice
StyleTo cry, Inspirational, Fascinating, Smart, Tense

The story of the awakening of the painter, Margaret Keane, her phenomenal success in the 1950s, and the subsequent legal difficulties she had with her husband, who claimed credit for her works in the 1960s.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure, biography
CountryUSA
CharactersDogs, Horses, Blonde girls, Photographers, Sisters
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Adventure, Travel, Motorcycles
PlaceTrains, Italy, Party, Cemetery
StyleTo cry, Fascinating

Lucy, a small-town girl from Ohio, discovers the delightfully bizarre films of legendary filmmaker Federico Fellini and sets off on a journey across Italy to find him.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, music, biography, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Australia
Duration02:05
CharactersWriters, Friends, Partners, Celebrities, Parents
PlotLove, On real events, Friendship, Success
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleTo cry, Fascinating, Touching, Heartbreaking, Serious

Author P.L. Travers travels from London to Hollywood as Walt Disney Pictures adapts her novel Mary Poppins for the big screen.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:55
CharactersDogs, Musicians, Models, Hippies, Lawyers
PlotLove, Dancing, Adventure, Passion, Cars
PlaceBeach, USA
StyleRomantic, Light, Fascinating

A woman struggles to escape the clutches of her overbearing, co-dependent mother, while gradually falling for a sexy, sophisticated attorney.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:25
CharactersBlonde girls, Old man, Billionaires, Celebrities
PlotOn real events, Passion, Breakup
PlaceUSA
StyleFascinating, Makes me think, Serious

Voluptuous beauty Anna Nicole Smith marries an elderly millionaire and poses for Playboy, but after her husband's death, her excessive drinking, pill-popping and weight fluctuations take their toll.





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