10 best movies like Courier (1986)

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Courier 1986
Ivan Mirosnikov, a cheeky young man in the Gorbachev era, is trying to figure out what to do with his life (he's not in college, and the 2-year mandatory military service is looming large ahead of him). Meanwhile, he lives with his divorced mother, and works as a courier at a Russian newspaper. Through his job, he meets patronizing Professor Kuznetzov and his rebellious daughter Katya. To annoy the professor, Ivan claims to have an affair with Katya. To his surprise, Katya backs his story up.
List of the best movies like Courier (1986): Summer of 8, Drive Me Crazy, Miss You Already, Stuck in Love, Sing Street, LOL, The Lovers, The Big Sick, A Little Help, Young & Wild.

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Summer of 8 (2016)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:59

Eight close friends soak up their last day of summer together on the beach before parting ways for college.

Drive Me Crazy (1999)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

Nicole and Chase live next door to each other but are worlds apart. However, they plot a scheme to date each other in order to attract the interest and jealousy of their respective romantic prey. But in the mist of planning a gala centennial celebration, Nicole and Chase find that the one they always wanted was closer than they ever thought.

Miss You Already (2015)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:35

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

Stuck in Love (2012)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:37

An acclaimed writer, his ex-wife, and their teenaged children come to terms with the complexities of love in all its forms over the course of one tumultuous year.

Sing Street (2016)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom
Duration02:36

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.

LOL (2012)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:37

In a world connected by YouTube, iTunes, and Facebook, Lola and her friends navigate the peer pressures of high school romance and friendship while dodging their sometimes overbearing and confused parents. When Lola's mom, Anne, "accidentally" reads her teenage daughter's racy journal, she realizes just how wide their communication gap has grown.

The Lovers (2017)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:29

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

The Big Sick (2017)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:33

Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family's expectations, and his true feelings.

A Little Help (2010)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:49

It's a movie for everyone whose life has been thrown off-course, out of whack, or simply not turned out the way they planned it. In other words, it's a movie for everyone, period. Set in suburban Long Island in the summer of 2002, with the psychic wounds of 9/11 still fresh, A Little Help is a story that takes a comic, searching and profoundly empathetic look at a few pivotal months in the life of dental hygienist Laura Pehlke (Jenna Fischer)-an ordinary woman whose life suddenly flies off the rails-and her heroic efforts to re-establish a sense of security and normalcy for herself and her son.

Young & Wild (2012)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryChile
Duration01:32

Daniela, raised in the bosom of a strict Evangelical family and recently unmasked as a fornicator by her shocked parents, struggles to find her own path to spiritual harmony.

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Jump In! (2007)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family, sport
CountryUSA

Story revolves around a young boxer, Izzy Daniels, who trains to follow in his father's footsteps by winning the Golden Glove. When his friend, Mary, however, asks him to substitute for a team member in a Double Dutch tournament, the young man discovers a hidden passion for jump roping

All Roads Lead to Rome (2016)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryItaly, Spain, USA, United Kingdom, Sweden
Duration01:50

Maggie is an uptight, single mother and college writing teacher from New York City. In an effort to reconnect with her troubled teen daughter Summer, she decides to embark on a journey to a Tuscan village where she frequented in her younger days. Upon arrival, Maggie runs into Luca a handsome former lover who is still a bachelor and lives with his eighty-year-old mother Carmen. Summer (missing her “bad boy” boyfriend in NYC) and Carmen (secretly planning a wedding against Luca’s wishes to MARCELINO, her one true love in Rome) impulsively steal Luca’s car and race off to Rome. Maggie and Luca quickly pursue allowing the two mismatched couples to spend some time together and develop a new understanding of each other.

Kumbalangi Nights (2019)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryIndia

The story of four brothers living in the fishing hamlet of Kumbalangi when Saji, Boney and Franky decide to help Bobby stand by his love.

Class (1983)
Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:34

Naive Midwestern prep student Jonathan bonds with his more worldly roommate, Skip, who takes the small-town boy under his wing. At Skip's urging, the inexperienced Jonathan is emboldened to seek out older women in the cocktail lounges of nearby Chicago, where he meets and beds the alluring Ellen, who unfortunately turns out to be Skip's mother. The division between the friends is further deepened when a cheating scandal engulfs the school.

One Week Friends (2017)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryJapan
Duration01:03

High school student Yuki Hase (Kento Yamazaki) wants to become close with classmate Kaori Fujimiya (Haruna Kawaguchi) who is alway by herself. Kaori Fujimiya refuses to become close with Yuki Hase, because she forgets her friends every new Monday. Even though Kaori tells Yuki why she doesn't want to become friends, Yuki still wants to become close to her.

Blast from the Past (1999)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:38

Following a bomb scare in the 1960s that locked the Webers into their bomb shelter for 35 years, Adam now ventures forth into Los Angeles to obtain food and supplies for his family, and a non-mutant wife for himself.

Love, Simon (2018)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:49

Everyone deserves a great love story. But for seventeen-year old Simon Spier it's a little more complicated: he's yet to tell his family or friends he's gay and he doesn't know the identity of the anonymous classmate he's fallen for online.

Sleeping with Other People (2015)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:04

Can two serial cheaters get a second chance at love? After a one-night stand in college, New Yorkers Lainey and Jake meet by chance twelve years later and discover they each have the same problem: because of their monogamy-challenged ways, neither can maintain a relationship. Determined to stay friends despite their mutual attraction, they make a pact to keep it platonic, a deal that proves easier said than done.

Wolf Girl and Black Prince (2016)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryJapan
Duration00:30

Erika Shinohara (Fumi Nikaido) is a first year of high school student. While talking to friends, she makes up a story about her "boyfriend." In reality, Erika Shinohara doesn't have a boyfriend. Erika's friends soon begin to doubt her story and Erika is also running out of lies. Erika then sees a pretty boy on the street and takes his picture discreetly. She later shows his picture to her friends as her boyfriend. The boy in the picture is Kyouya Sata (Kento Yamazaki) and happens to attend the same school as Erika. She tells Kyouya about her situation and asks him to be her pretend boyfriend. Even though Kyouya has a pretty appearance, he has a dark side.

Goblin (2016)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:03

Kim Shin is an immortal “goblin,” and has the rather honorable title of being the Protector of Souls. His roommate Wang Yeo also happens to have the equally lofty, if thoroughly opposing, title of Angel of Death, and he acts as the storied grim reaper that claims souls. However, both these devilishly handsome angels have a problem: Wang Yeo has amnesia and Kim Shin wants to end his own (immortal) life. Unfortunately for goblins, the only way to defeat immortality is to marry a human bride. For that purpose, Kim Shin decides to win over Ji Eun Tak an optimistic high school girl who he thinks will be the priestess that ends his cursed existence. Now, once responsible for protecting souls and watching them pass, Kim Shin now tries to send his own to the afterlife. But when a slightly complicated method of suicide starts turning into true love, will our immortal goblin begin to regret his decision--where acting on that very love ultimately means the end of his life?

Down to You (2000)
Markimdb: 5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

College coeds in New York City, Al, the son of a celebrity chef, and Imogen, a talented artist, become smitten the second they lay eyes on one another at a bar. However, the road to happiness is not a smooth one. Outside forces, including a predatory porn star who wants to lure Al into her bed, threaten to pull apart the young lovers before their romance has a chance to really flourish.

Ashby (2015)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:24

When new kid in town Ed Wallis is given an assignment to interview an older person, he turns to his mysterious neighbor, Ashby Holt for help. That new connection leads to unexpected journeys for both of them, as Ashby – who turns out to be a retired CIA assassin – deals with a terminal prognosis, and Ed deals with adjusting to life with his newly single mom and developing relationship with a brainy classmate, Eloise.

Pretty in Pink (1986)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:36

Andie is an outcast, hanging out either with her older boss, who owns the record store where she works, or her quirky high school classmate Duckie, who has a crush on her. When one of the rich and popular kids at school, Blane, asks Andie out, it seems too good to be true. As Andie starts falling for Blane, she begins to realize that dating someone from a different social sphere is not easy.

After Everything (2018)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA

When Elliot, a brash 23-year-old living carefree in New York City, meets the sensible Mia and receives a damning diagnosis all in the same week, his world is turned completely upside down. But as their love blossoms amidst the chaos of his treatment, they discover that Elliot's illness is not the real test of their relationship – it's everything else.

ReLIFE (2017)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryJapan

Arata Kaizaki (27) quit the job he landed after graduation in only three months. His life did not go well after that. Now his parents are threatening to stop sending money, and want him to come back to the country. He has no friend or girlfriend to share his troubles with...as he hits rock bottom a strange man named Ryou Yoake appears. He invites Arata to join a societal rehabilitation program for NEETs called ReLife. This program uses a mysterious drug to make him look younger, and sends him back to high school for a year...

Nowhere (1997)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, France
Duration01:22

Described as "90210 on acid", the film tells the story of a day in the lives of a group of high school kids in Los Angeles and the strange lives they lead.

Morris from America (2016)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryGermany, USA
Duration02:25

The romantic and coming-of-age misadventures of a 13-year-old American living in Germany.

Irreplaceable You (2018)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:39

A couple who have known each other since 8 are destined to be together until death do them apart.

Lady and the Tramp (2019)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA

The love story between a pampered Cocker Spaniel named Lady and a streetwise mongrel named Tramp. Lady finds herself out on the street after her owners have a baby and is saved from a pack by Tramp, who tries to show her to live her life footloose and collar-free.

Babyteeth (2020)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryAustralia

A terminally ill teen upsets her parents when she falls in love with a small-time drug dealer.




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