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List of the best movies like Cold War (2018): Sing Street, The Lovers, Frantz, Baby Driver, Juliet, Naked, A United Kingdom, La La Land, Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, A Hidden Life, Permission.

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Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom
Duration02:36
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: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:29
CharactersFamily, Friends, Lovers, Pianists, Singers
PlotLove, Dancing, Ballet, Love triangle, Computers
PlaceTrains, Kitchen, USA
StyleRomantic, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching

The separation of a long married couple goes awry when they fall for each other again.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history
CountryFrance, Germany
Duration02:05
CharactersMusicians, Soldier
PlotLove, War, Dancing, Passion, Friendship
PlaceTrains, Germany, Hotels
TimeWorld War I
StyleTo cry, Inspirational, Fascinating, Touching, Black and White

In the aftermath of WWI, a young German who grieves the death of her fiancé in France meets a mysterious French man who visits the fiance’s grave to lay flowers.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:36
CharactersTeens, Gangsters, Geniuses, Thieves, Musicians
PlotLove, Robbery, Racing, Dancing, Bank robbery
PlacePrison
StyleRomantic, Unexpected ending, Action, Twisted plot, Tense

After being coerced into working for a crime boss, a young getaway driver finds himself taking part in a heist doomed to fail.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:34
CharactersLesbians, Teachers, Musicians, Sisters, Girlfriends
PlotLove, Dancing, Music, Obsession, Breakup
PlaceAircraft, Trains, England, Beach, Hospitals
StyleRomantic, Light, To cry, Fascinating, Makes me think

Annie is stuck in a long-term relationship with Duncan – an obsessive fan of obscure rocker Tucker Crowe. When the acoustic demo of Tucker's hit record from 25 years ago surfaces, its discovery leads to a life-changing encounter with the elusive rocker himself.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryCzech Republic, United Kingdom, France, USA
Duration02:31
CharactersKings, Horses, Photographers, Sisters, Reporters
PlotLove, On real events, Dancing, Boxing, Passion
PlaceAircraft, Trains, Africa, England, Party
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Makes me think

The inspiring true story of Seretse Khama, the King of Bechuanaland (modern Botswana), and Ruth Williams, the London office worker he married in 1948 in the face of fierce opposition from their families and the British and South African governments. Seretse and Ruth defied family, Apartheid and empire - their love triumphed over every obstacle flung in their path and in so doing they transformed their nation and inspired the world.

Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical, music
CountryUSA, Hong Kong
Duration02:16
CharactersMusicians, Pianists, Actors
PlotLove, Dancing, Passion, Music, Money
TimeNew Year
StyleTo cry, For girls, Touching, Sad ones, Good music

Mia, an aspiring actress, serves lattes to movie stars in between auditions and Sebastian, a jazz musician, scrapes by playing cocktail party gigs in dingy bars, but as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip them apart.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genremelodrama, drama, musical, music
CountryIndia
Duration02:25
CharactersMusicians, Writers
PlotLove, Dancing, Time travel, Adventure, Relationship
PlaceAircraft, Mountains, Metro, India, London

Ayan falls in love with his soulmate, Alizeh, but she doesn’t reciprocate the feeling. Later, a relationship with Saba helps him realize Alizeh’s value in his life, irrespective of their relationship status.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Germany
CharactersArtists, Lawyers, Sisters, Priests, Farmers
PlotLove, On real events, Dancing, Motorcycles, Betrayal
PlacePrison, Village, Trains, Court, Mountains
TimeWorld War II
StylePsychological problems, Fascinating, Makes me think

The story of an unsung hero, Franz Jägerstätter, who refused to fight for the Nazis in World War II. Based on real events.

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: 5.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersMusicians, Sisters, Girlfriends, Actors, Singers
PlotLove, Time travel, Revenge, Friendship, Betrayal
PlaceParty, Los Angeles
TimeNew Year
StyleLight, Fascinating

A woman at rock bottom must find her way across Los Angeles in order to crash her ex-boyfriend's engagement party.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Spain
Duration02:28
CharactersDogs, Writers, Terminally ill, Orphans, Actors
PlotLove, Dancing, Relationship, Supernatural, Weapon
PlaceCollege, USA, New York
StyleRomantic, Psychological problems, Soulful, Fascinating, Tense

As a young New York couple goes from college romance to marriage and the birth of their first child, the unexpected twists of their journey create reverberations that echo over continents and through lifetimes.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genremelodrama, drama, detective, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:43
CharactersDogs, Musicians, Artists
PlotLove, Dancing, Money, Death, Mystery
PlaceAircraft, New York
StyleRomantic, To cry, Atmospheric, Serious

This film is about a famous jazz saxophonist, Izzy who's life is forever changed after he is accidentally shot.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, music, biography, history
CountryFrance, Belgium, Czech Republic
Duration02:05
CharactersDogs, Horses, Lesbians, Actors, Artists
PlotLove, On real events, Dancing, Money, Weapon
PlaceSea, Mountains, Paris, France, New York
Time19th century
StyleTense

Nothing in her background destined Loïe Fuller from the American Midwest to become a Belle Epoque icon, even less a dancer at the Paris Opera. Even at the risk of destroying her back and burning her eyes with the stage lights, she will never falter in the quest to perfect her dance. But her encounter with Isadora Duncan, a prodigious young dancer hungry for fame and glory, will precipitate the fall of this icon at the beginning of the twentieth century.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genremelodrama, drama, music, history
CountryGermany, Poland
Duration01:38
CharactersStrong women, Jews, Surgeons
PlotLove, Obsession, Mystery
PlaceHospitals, Germany, Berlin
StylePsychological problems, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Serious

A disfigured concentration-camp survivor, unrecognizable after facial reconstruction surgery, searches ravaged postwar Berlin for the husband who might have betrayed her to the Nazis.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:45
CharactersMusicians, Losers, Celebrities, Singers
PlotLove
PlaceTrains, Beach, Hospitals, Cemetery, Hotels

Jack Malik is a struggling singer-songwriter in an English seaside town whose dreams of fame are rapidly fading, despite the fierce devotion and support of his childhood best friend, Ellie. After a freak bus accident during a mysterious global blackout, Jack wakes up to discover that he's the only person on Earth who can remember The Beatles.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration01:38
CharactersLesbians, Teachers, Disabled people, Farmers
PlotLove, Dancing, Breakup
PlaceTrains, France, Hospitals
StyleCute, Soulful

In 1971, Carole and Delphine meet and fall in love in Paris. When Carole follows Delphine back to her family farm in Limousin, the two find lesbianism and feminism are not as easy in the countryside.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, musical, music, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Canada
Duration01:53
CharactersMusicians, Pianists, Celebrities, Singers
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Music, Drug addict
PlaceEngland, Night Clubs, Los Angeles
StyleInspirational, Vivid

The story of Elton John's life, from his years as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music through his influential and enduring musical partnership with Bernie Taupin.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genremelodrama, drama, military, biography
CountryGermany, Italy
Duration02:16
CharactersDogs, Artists, Artists
PlotLove, On real events, Dancing, Relationship, Art
PlacePrison, Germany, Berlin
TimeWorld War II
StyleExciting, Soulful, Fascinating, Tense

Inspired by real events and spanning three eras of German history, film tells the story of Kurt, a young art student who falls in love with fellow student, Ellie. Ellie’s father, Professor Seeband, a famous doctor, is dismayed at his daughter’s choice of boyfriend, and vows to destroy the relationship. What neither of them knows is that their lives are already connected through a terrible crime Seeband committed decades ago.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:24
CharactersDogs, Gay, Musicians, Alcoholics, Singers
PlotLove, Dancing, Relationship, Motorcycles, Drug addict
PlaceHotels, USA
StyleInteresting, Romantic, Unexpected ending, Cute, Soulful

Seasoned musician Jackson Maine discovers — and falls in love with — struggling artist Ally. She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer — until Jack coaxes her into the spotlight. But even as Ally's career takes off, the personal side of their relationship is breaking down, as Jack fights an ongoing battle with his own internal demons.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryFrance
Duration01:45
CharactersFriends, Girlfriends
PlotLove, Cars, Obsession, Friendship, Loneliness
PlaceCourt, Mountains, Paris, France, Hotels
StyleRomantic, Gloomy, Serious

Beautiful violin virtuoso Camille has two obsessions: the music of Ravel, and a friend of her husband's who crafts violins. But his heart seems to be as cold as her playing is passionate.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUkraine
Duration02:03
CharactersJournalists
PlotLove, Obsession, Revolution, Political, Conspiracies
PlacePrison, Paris
StyleSerious

The film focuses on the little-known love affair of the terrorist Fanny Kaplan with the brother of Vladimir Lenin, Dmitriy Ilyich Ulyanov, and questions whether she really tried to assassinate Lenin in 1918.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genremelodrama, drama, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:04
CharactersHorses, Thieves, Artists, Artists
PlotLove, Dancing, Treason, Money, Friendship
PlaceShips
StyleSoulful, Heavy, Tense, Touching, Disturbing

An artist falls for a married young woman while he's commissioned to paint her portrait. The two invest in the risky tulip market in hopes to build a future together.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA, China, Brazil, Germany
Duration02:23
CharactersTeens, Jews, Students, Teachers, Singers
PlotLove, War, Friendship, Religious, Baseball
PlaceCollege, Hospitals, Cemetery, USA
StyleRomantic, Exciting, Intellectual

In 1951, Marcus Messner, a working-class Jewish student from New Jersey, attends a small Ohio college, where he struggles with anti-Semitism, sexual repression, and the ongoing Korean War.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Canada
CharactersMusicians, Lawyers, Friends, Tourists, Single mothers
PlotDancing, Money, Depression, Vacation, Computers
PlacePrison, Trains, Women's Prison, England, Party
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Makes me think

A young Scottish singer, Rose-Lynn Harlan, dreams of making it as a country artist in Nashville after being released from prison.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genremelodrama, drama, military, music, history
CountryFrance, Germany, United Kingdom, Belgium, Romania
Duration01:51
CharactersMilitary, Soldier, Cats, Singers
PlotWar, On real events, Soccer, Friendship, Snow
TimeNew Year, World War I
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Touching

In 1914, World War I, the bloodiest war ever at that time in human history, was well under way. However on Christmas Eve, numerous sections of the Western Front called an informal, and unauthorized, truce where the various front-line soldiers of the conflict peacefully met each other in No Man's Land to share a precious pause in the carnage with a fleeting brotherhood.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama, music, biography
CountryCanada, United Kingdom
CharactersMusicians, Spiders, Actors, Singers
PlotOn real events, Chess, Friendship, Weapon, Jealousy
PlaceBeach, Hospitals, USA, Night Clubs, New York
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Makes me think, Touching

Jazz legend Chet Baker finds love and redemption when he stars in a movie about his own troubled life to mount a comeback.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration03:21
CharactersTeens, Musicians, DJs, Alcoholics, Businessmen
PlotLove, Dancing, Fight, Relationship, Friendship
PlaceParty, Hotels, Los Angeles
StyleLight

Young Cole Carter dreams of hitting the big time as a Hollywood disc jockey, spending his days and nights hanging with buddies and working on the one track that will set the world on fire. Opportunity comes knocking when he meets James Reed, a charismatic DJ who takes the 23-year-old under his wing. Soon, his seemingly clear path to success gets complicated when he starts falling for his mentor's girlfriend, jeopardizing his new friendship and the future he seems destined to fulfill.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration02:33
CharactersStrong women, Writers
PlotLove, Dancing, Friendship, Hunger, Flowers
PlaceIslands, England, Beach, London
TimeWorld War II
StyleSoulful, Touching, Worth watching

Free-spirited writer Juliet Ashton forms a life-changing bond with the delightful and eccentric Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, when she decides to write about the book club they formed during the occupation of Guernsey in WWII.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration01:38
CharactersHorses, Old man
PlotLove, War, Dancing, Love triangle
PlaceFrance, Germany, Estate
StyleRomantic, Soulful, By books, Gloomy, Touching

A romantic drama set in Germany just before WWI and centered on a married woman who falls in love with her husband's teacher. Separated by the war, they pledge their devotion to one another.





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