10 best movies like Ginger and Fred (1986)

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Ginger and Fred 1986
Amelia and Pippo are reunited after several decades to perform their old music-hall act, imitating Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, on a TV variety show.
List of the best movies like Ginger and Fred (1986): Wondrous Boccaccio, Roseanna's Grave, Vodka Lemon, I Vitelloni, The Tiger and the Snow, Baarìa, Marriage Italian Style, Remember Me, My Love, Walking on Sunshine, Gemma Bovery.

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Wondrous Boccaccio (2015)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, drama, history
CountryItaly, France
Duration02:18

It's 1348. The plague has brutally hit Florence. A group of then young people, seven women and three men, rebel against the feeling of death that is about to swallow them. They flee the city and find refuge in an abandoned villa in the Tuscan hills. Here, between moral doubts and the tasks needed to survive, they kill time by telling each other stories until they will decide to return. The stories are varied - tragic, bizarre, funny or erotic - but common and central to all of them is the female presence.

Roseanna's Grave (1997)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Italy
Duration01:38

Roseanna is dying of a heart condition, and all she wants is to be buried next to her daughter, in a cemetery that is getting full fast. The cemetery can't expand because Capestro, the man who owns the land next to the cemetery, won't sell. While Marcello is doing good deeds to make sure no one dies, Roseanna thinks of Marcello's future.

Vodka Lemon (2003)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryArmenia, France, Italy, Luxembourg
Duration01:30

Hamo, a handsome 60-year old man, lives alone in a Romenian village with one of his daughters and his granddaughter. He also owns a retirement of seven dollars per month, a closet, an old russian television set and a military costume.A letter from his second daughter arrives from France.A rumor runs through the village: the envelope would be full of money...But Hamo doesn't think but of the beautiful unknown girl from the cemetery.

I Vitelloni (1953)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryItaly, France

Five young men dream of success as they drift lazily through life in a small Italian village. Fausto, the group's leader, is a womanizer; Riccardo craves fame; Alberto is a hopeless dreamer; Moraldo fantasizes about life in the city; and Leopoldo is an aspiring playwright. As Fausto chases a string of women, to the horror of his pregnant wife, the other four blunder their way from one uneventful experience to the next.

The Tiger and the Snow (2005)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, military
CountryItaly
Duration01:58

Love and injury in time of war. Attilio de Giovanni teaches poetry in Italy. He has a romantic soul, and women love him. But he is in love with Vittoria, and the love is unrequited. Every night he dreams of marrying her, in his boxer shorts and t-shirt, as Tom Waits sings. Vittoria travels to Iraq with her friend, Fuad, a poet; they are there with the second Gulf War breaks out. Vittoria is injured. Attilio must get to her side, and then, as war rages around him, he must find her the medical care she needs. In war, does love conquer all?

Baarìa (2009)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryItaly, France
Duration02:43

Giuseppe Tornatore traces three generations of a Sicilian family in in the Sicilian town of Bagheria (known as Baarìa in the local Sicilian dialect), from the 1930s to the 1980s, to tell the story of the loves, dreams and delusions of an unusual community.

Marriage Italian Style (1964)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryItaly, France
Duration01:42

In Naples, in the Second World War, the wolf businessman Domenico Soriano meets the seventeen years old whore Filumena Marturano in a brothel during an allied bombing. Two years later, in the post-war, they meet each other by chance and begin a long affair. For twenty-two years, Filumena is his mistress and administrates his shops in Naples while Domenico is traveling. When Domenico decides to marry the young cashier of his bakery, Filumena lures him as if she were near to death and he marries her. Later he annuls their matrimony, and she tells him that she has three sons that she raised secretly, one of them is his legitimate son but she does not disclose his identity. The middle-age Domenico uses the most different subterfuges trying to find which teenager might be his son.

Remember Me, My Love (2003)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryItaly, France, United Kingdom
Duration02:05

The story of a normal Italian family in which come out the dreams of those who have lost their possibilities and of those who want to realize them. Carlo and Giulia are a married couple who have each given up their aspirations in order to live an average life. Their 19-year-old son, Paolo, is having trouble finding an identity, while their 18-year-old daughter, Valentina, has already figured out how to use sex to her advantage. The family goes through a crisis when Carlo begins having an affair, Giulia attempt to seduce the director of a local stage production she is in, and Valentina does what she does best to land an audition for a TV show

Walking on Sunshine (2014)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Italy
Duration01:33

Set to the music of popular hit songs from the 1980s. A beautiful coastal village, present day Italy. After a whirlwind romance, Maddie is preparing to marry gorgeous Italian Raf, and has invited her sister Taylor to the wedding. Unbeknownst to Maddie, however, Raf is Taylor's ex-holiday flame, and the love of her life...

Gemma Bovery (2014)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryFrance, United Kingdom
Duration01:39

Martin, an ex-Parisian well-heeled hipster passionate about Gustave Flaubert who settled into a Norman village as a baker, sees an English couple moving into a small farm nearby. Not only are the names of the new arrivals Gemma and Charles Bovery, but their behavior also seems to be inspired by Flaubert's heroes.

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White as Milk, Red as Blood (2013)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryItaly
Duration01:42

Leo falls in love with Beatrice, a slightly older high-school student who has leukemia.

The Postman (1994)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, biography
CountryItaly, France, Belgium

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

The Housekeeper (2002)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryFrance
Duration01:56

After his wife leaves him for another man, Jacques hires a housekeeper, Laura, to keep his Paris apartment in order. As he starts increasing her hours and spending more time with her on her days off, Jacques is torn between the pleasure of Laura's company, and the headache that such an intrusion brings to his new domain of singlehood.

Where Do We Go Now? (2011)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryFrance, Lebanon, Egypt, Italy, Qatar
Duration01:50

On a remote, isolated, unnamed Lebanese village inhabited by both Muslims and Christians. The village is surrounded by land mines and only reachable by a small bridge. As civil strife engulfed the country, the women in the village learn of this fact and try, by various means and to varying success, to keep their men in the dark, sabotaging the village radio, then destroying the village TV.

Love Is All You Need (2012)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryDenmark, Sweden, Italy, France, Germany
Duration01:51

Romantic comedy from Academy Award winner Susanne Bier (Brothers, In a Better World), about two very different families brought together for a wedding in a beautiful old Italian villa.

Elsa & Fred (2014)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico

Aged, embittered widower, Fred learns to enjoy life thanks to his elderly yet vibrant neighbor, Elsa. Upon learning Elsa is terminally ill, Fred takes her to the Fontana di Trevi in Rome in order to reenact her favorite scene from ‘La Dolce Vita’.

The Slap (1974)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryFrance, Italy

A Parisian teacher (Lino Ventura) loses his cool when his teenage daughter tells him she plans to drop out of school and move in with her boyfriend.

Letters to Juliet (2010)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:45

An American girl on vacation in Italy finds an unanswered "letter to Juliet" -- one of thousands of missives left at the fictional lover's Verona courtyard, which are typically answered by a the "secretaries of Juliet" -- and she goes on a quest to find the lovers referenced in the letter.

Mostly Martha (2001)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryGermany, Italy, Austria, Luxembourg
Duration01:49

Martha is a single woman who lives for one passion: cooking. The head chef at a chic restaurant, Martha has no time for anything - or anyone - else. But Martha's solitary life is shaken when a fateful accident brings her sister's eight-year-old daughter, Lina, to her doorstep.

Chaplin (1992)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CountryUSA, France, Japan, Italy
Duration02:24

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.

The Ages of Love (2011)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryItaly
Duration02:05

Roberto is a young and ambitious lawyer who is going to marry Sara. His whole life is perfectly planned out. During a expropriation which he is in charge of, he meets Micol, a gorgeous and provocative young woman from a small village in Tuscany. This is when things start to get complicated... Fabio, a famous anchorman, has been the perfect husband for twenty five years. At a party one night, he meets Eliana, a femme fatale full of surprises. This one-night stand proves to be more than what he bargained for when she refuses to leave... Adrian is an American art history professor who moved to Rome after his divorce. He is friends with Augusto, the building's concierge, whose ebullient daughter Viola is about to disrupt his peaceful existence and relight his fire

Amarcord (1973)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryItaly, France
Duration01:59

In an Italian seaside town, young Titta gets into trouble with his friends and watches various local eccentrics as they engage in often absurd behavior. Frequently clashing with his stern father and defended by his doting mother, Titta witnesses the actions of a wide range of characters, from his extended family to Fascist loyalists to sensual women, with certain moments shifting into fantastical scenarios.

Broken English (2007)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryFrance, Japan, USA
Duration01:33

Nora Wilder (Parker Posey), a single, career woman works at a Manhattan boutique hotel where her excellent skills in guest relations lack in the romantic department. If it is not her loving and dominant mother (Gena Rowlands) attempting to set her up that consistently fail, she has her friend’s (Drea de Matteo) disastrous blind dates to rely on as a backup for further dismay. She's surrounded by friends who are all happily engaged or romantically involved and somehow, love escapes Nora -- until she meets an unusual Frenchman (Melvil Poupaud) who helps her discover life beyond her self-imposed boundaries.

The Witches (1967)
Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryItaly, France
Duration01:45

Five short stories loosely dealing with the roles of women in society. A superstar actress travels to a mountain resort, only to evoke jealousy from women and lust from men. A woman offers to take an injured man to the hospital. A widowed father and his son seek for a new wife/mother. A man seeks revenge for a woman's honor. A bored housewife tries to explain to her husband that he's not as romantic as he used to be.

Walking and Talking (1996)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Germany, Italy, France
Duration01:26

Just as Amelia thinks she's over her anxiety and insecurity, her best friend announces her engagement, bringing her anxiety and insecurity right back.

Reality (2012)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryItaly, France
Duration01:56

A dark comedy centering on the lives of a Neapolitan based family whose father, a fish merchant, is so infatuated with the reality TV show "Grande Fratello" (the Italian version of "Big Brother") he starts living his life as if he were on it.

Another Woman's Life (2012)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryFrance, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration01:37

When the fun loving Marie sets her eyes on brooding comic book artist Paul, it sets off the kind of romantic sparks that quickly culminate in the bedroom. But the next morning brings its share of surprises as Marie crawls out of bed to discover her life flash-forwarded fifteen years down the road: Not only has she been married to Paul all this time, but she’s now the mother of a little boy the head of a powerful multinational investment firm and the proprietor of a fabulous apartment overlooking the Eiffel Tower. Quickly Marie discovers that all her achievements have not brought happiness.

The Specials (2019)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryFrance, Belgium

For twenty years, Bruno and Malik have lived in a different world—the world of autistic children and teens. In charge of two separate nonprofit organizations (The Hatch & The Shelter), they train young people from underprivileged areas to be caregivers for extreme cases that have been refused by all other institutions. It’s an exceptional partnership, outside of traditional settings, for some quite extraordinary characters.

Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:00

After spending eight months in a mental institution, a former teacher moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife.

Elective Affinities (1996)
Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryItaly, France

After an architect (Fabrizio Bentivoglio) is invited to the home of his associate, the harmony of the place comes undone with the visitor's attraction to someone.




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