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List of the best movies like Collateral Beauty (2016): Beginners, 50/50, Being 17, Freeheld, The Fundamentals of Caring, Savannah, The Art of Racing in the Rain, Waves, Now Is Good, Marjorie Prime.

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Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:44
CharactersDogs, Gay, Terminally ill, Actors, Artists
PlotDeath, Cancer, Mystery
PlaceParty
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Smart, Fancy, Touching

A young man is rocked by two announcements from his elderly father: that he has terminal cancer, and that he has a young male lover.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
CharactersDoctors, Artists, Psychologists, Friends, Terminally ill
PlotOn real events, Revenge, Friendship, Death, Cancer
PlaceHospitals, USA
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Vital signs, Touching

Inspired by a true story, a comedy centered on a 27-year-old guy who learns of his cancer diagnosis, and his subsequent struggle to beat the disease.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryFrance
Duration01:55
CharactersDogs, Gay, Teachers, Pregnant, Friends
PlotLove, Basketball, Obsession, Friendship, Death
PlaceSchool, Mountains
TimeNew Year, Winter
StyleTo cry

Set in the beautiful high Pyrenees in south-west France, Damien lives with his mother Marianne, a doctor, while his father, a pilot, is on a tour of duty abroad with the French military. At school, Damien is bullied by Thomas, who lives in the farming community up in the mountains, nut learns to fight back. The boys find themselves living together when Marianne invites Thomas to come and stay with them while his mother is ill in hospital. Damien must learn to live with the boy who terrorised him.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, France
Duration02:39
CharactersDogs, Lesbians, Gay, Strong women, Blonde girls
PlotLove, On real events, Volleyball, Motorcycles, Friendship
PlaceBeach, Hospitals, USA
StyleTouching, Sad ones

New Jersey car mechanic Stacie Andree and her police detective girlfriend Laurel Hester both battle to secure Hester's pension benefits after she was diagnosed with a terminal illness.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:32
CharactersTeens, Writers, Disabled people, Friends, Nurses
PlotTime travel, Travel, Friendship, Loneliness, Death
PlaceUSA
StyleKind, To cry, Cute, Black humor, Touching

Having suffered a tragedy, Ben becomes a caregiver to earn money. His first client, Trevor, is a hilarious 18-year-old with muscular dystrophy. One paralyzed emotionally, one paralyzed physically, Ben and Trevor hit the road on a trip into the western states. The folks they collect along the way will help them test their skills for surviving outside their calculated existence. Together, they come to understand the importance of hope and the necessity of true friendship.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genremelodrama, drama, family, history
CountryUSA
CharactersDogs, Horses, Writers, Lawyers, Friends
PlotOn real events, Slavery, Money, Friendship, Death
PlaceParty, Hotels, USA
TimeNew Year
StyleTo cry, Touching, Serious

Savannah is the true story of Ward Allen, a romantic and bombastic character who rejects his plantation heritage for the freedom of life on a river. Ward navigates the change of early 20th century America on the wrong side of the law and society, his long-time friend, a freed slave named Christmas Moultrie, at his side. Master of Shakespeare, and the shotgun that provides Savannah's markets with fowl, Ward fights for his rights as a hunter. His charisma and eloquent rhetoric win the heart of a society woman who defies her father to marry him. An elderly Moultrie tells the story of life on the river with his friend to a little boy, who passes the legendary Ward Allen down to the next generation.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:44
CharactersDogs, Animals, Lawyers, Friends, Judge
PlotLove, Sports, Racing, Time travel, Cars
PlaceMongolia
StyleRomantic, Exciting, Action, To cry, Soulful

A family dog—with a near-human soul and a philosopher's mind—evaluates his life through the lessons learned by his human owner, a race-car driver.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genremelodrama, drama, sport
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersTeens, Trainers, Judge, Cats
PlotLove, Dancing, Travel, Death, Cancer
PlaceParty, Cemetery
StylePsychological problems, Tense, Makes me think, Touching

A controlling father’s attempts to ensure that his two children succeed in high school backfire after his son experiences a career-ending sports injury. Their familial bonds are eventually placed under severe strain by an unexpected tragedy.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration01:43
CharactersTeens, Terminally ill
PlotLove, Death, Depression, Cancer
StyleTo cry, Touching, Heartbreaking, Serious, Sad ones

A girl dying of leukemia compiles a list of things she'd like to do before passing away. Topping the list is her desire to lose her virginity.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersDogs, Gay, Old man, Pianists, Cats
PlotLove, Artificial Intelligence, Friendship, Loneliness, Death
PlaceIslands, Party, Beach
TimeFuture
StyleSoulful, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Tense, For men

A service which creates holographic projections of late family members allows an elderly woman to spend time with a younger version of her deceased husband.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:35
CharactersBlonde girls, Family, Alcoholics, Friends, Terminally ill
PlotLove, On real events, Dancing, Friendship, Loneliness
PlaceCollege, Hospitals, USA
TimeGraduation
StyleTo cry, Vital signs, Beautiful landscapes, Sad ones

A unique friendship develops when a little girl and her dying mother inherit a cook - Mr. Church. What begins as an arrangement that should only last six months, instead spans fifteen years.

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: 5.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersDogs, Lesbians, Gods, Firefighters, Sisters
PlotLove, Dancing, Passion, Wedding, Money
PlaceParty, Beach, Hotels
TimeWinter
StyleRomantic, Light, Touching

Jenny Farrell is getting married. But how will her straight-laced family react when they find out that the woman they thought was their daughter’s roommate is actually her fiancée? As the old-fashioned Farrells attempt to come to terms with the prospect of a surprise daughter-in-law, they face a difficult choice: either adapt with the times or risk being left behind.

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: 7.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:13
CharactersTeens, Terminally ill
PlotLove, Time travel, Relationship, Death, First love
PlaceUSA
StyleSad ones, To cry, Soulful, Touching, Serious

Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a patient named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel's story is about to be completely rewritten.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:58
CharactersMusicians, Blind, Pianists
PlotTravel, Depression, True love, Mystery, Self-sacrifice
PlaceUSA
StyleSad ones, To cry, Inspirational, Touching, Serious

An IRS agent with a fateful secret embarks on an extraordinary journey of redemption by forever changing the lives of seven strangers.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:28
CharactersLawyers, Fathers, Presidential, Poor, Chief
PlotLove, On real events, Cars, Friendship, Art
PlaceCollege, Africa, The White House, USA, Office
TimeSummer
StyleLight, To cry, Soulful

Chronicles a single day in the summer of 1989 when the future president of the United States, Barack Obama, wooed his future First Lady on an epic first date across Chicago's South Side.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:17
CharactersPianists, Single mothers, Widows, Singers
PlotDancing, Money, Loneliness, Death, Computers
PlaceParty, Kitchen, Hospitals
TimeFuture
StylePsychological problems, Philosophical, Touching

Recently deceased, a white-sheeted ghost returns to his suburban home to console his bereft wife, only to find that in his spectral state he has become unstuck in time, forced to watch passively as the life he knew and the woman he loves slowly slip away.

Markimdb: 8
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:18
CharactersFamily, Fathers, Poor
PlotSports, Boxing, Fight, Depression
PlaceUSA
StyleTo cry, Inspirational, Soulful, Touching, For men

The true story of boxer, Jim Braddock who, in the 1920’s after his retirement, has a surprise comeback in order to get him and his family out of a socially poor state.

Markimdb: 6
Genredrama, adventure
CountryUSA
CharactersDogs, Lesbians, Killers, Single mothers, Singers
PlotAdventure, Travel, Revenge, Investigation, Friendship
PlaceCollege, USA
StyleSerious, Sad ones, Disturbing

Years after her son's suicide, a woman longs to confront both the past and a friend of his who took his business idea.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersDogs, Friends
PlotDancing, Friendship
PlaceUSA, Small cities
TimeNew Year
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching

In an updated contemporary version of the beloved stage play and 1989 film, "Steel Magnolias" chronicles the lives and friendship of six women in Louisiana. Supporting each other through their triumphs and tragedies, they congregate at Truvy’s beauty shop to ponder the mysteries of life and death, husbands and children - and hair and nails - all the important topics that truly unite and celebrate women.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:50
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Gangsters, Police, Family
PlotLove, Revenge, Fight, Money, Investigation
PlaceItaly, Helicopters, USA, New York
StyleHeavy, Gloomy, Epic, Depressive, Serious

In the midst of trying to legitimize his business dealings in 1979 New York and Italy, aging mafia don, Michael Corleone seeks forgiveness for his sins while taking a young protege under his wing.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:30
CharactersTeens, Students, Friends, Terminally ill
PlotFriendship, Loneliness, Depression, Cancer
PlaceSchool, USA
StylePsychological problems, To cry, By books, Smart, Vital signs

Greg is coasting through senior year of high school as anonymously as possible, avoiding social interactions like the plague while secretly making spirited, bizarre films with Earl, his only friend. But both his anonymity and friendship threaten to unravel when his mother forces him to befriend a classmate with leukemia.

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
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:46
CharactersDogs, Horses, Gay, Lawyers, Orphans
PlotLove, Money, Obsession, Friendship, Death
PlaceItaly, Kitchen, Beach
TimeNew Year
StyleFascinating, Tense, Disturbing

A young Englishman plots revenge against his mysterious, beautiful cousin, believing that she murdered his guardian. But his feelings become complicated as he finds himself falling under the beguiling spell of her charms.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:00
CharactersDogs, Teachers, Jews, Sisters, Surgeons
PlotMoney, Drug addict, Friendship, Loneliness, Death
PlaceKitchen, USA
StyleAction, Philosophical, Fascinating, Tense

Multiple lives intersect in the aftermath of the violent mugging of a Columbia University philosophy professor.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama, western
CountryUSA
Duration02:28
CharactersLesbians, Cowboys, Heroes, Photographers, Terminally ill
PlotMoney, Friendship, Loneliness, Weapon, Cancer
PlaceBeach, USA
StyleRomantic, Psychological problems, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching

Lee, a former Western film icon, is living a comfortable existence lending his golden voice to advertisements and smoking weed. After receiving a lifetime achievement award and unexpected news, Lee reexamines his past, while a chance meeting with a sardonic comic has him looking to the future.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
CharactersWriters, Lovers
PlotLove, Treason, Death, Love triangle, Baseball
PlaceHotels, USA, New York
StyleRomantic, To cry, Touching

A young writer begins an affair with an older woman from France whose open marriage to a diplomat dictates that they can meet only between the hours of 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:20
CharactersDogs, Climbers, Journalists, Friends, Strangers
PlotLove, Survival, Time travel, Travel, Relationship
PlaceAircraft, Mountains, Party, USA
StyleUnexpected ending, Atmospheric, Tense

Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow covered mountain. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across the wilderness.

Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersDogs, Photographers, Sisters
PlotDancing, Basketball, Karate, Friendship, Dolls
PlaceSchool, Forest, USA
TimeSummer, Winter
StyleTo cry, Touching

A manic-depressive mess of a father tries to win back his wife by attempting to take full responsibility of their two young, spirited daughters, who don't make the overwhelming task any easier.





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