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20 best movies like Renaissance Man (1994)

List of the best movies like Renaissance Man (1994): You Have a Nice Flight, The Skeleton Twins, Addicted to Fresno, A Dream of Christmas, Looking for Mr. Right, This Is the Year, First Dog, I Love You, Daddy, The Healer, Peace, Love & Misunderstanding.

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Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryVietnam, USA

A lovable Vietnamese manicurist, Dong Hung, desperately needs to fly to Vietnam within 24 hours to donate his kidney for a transplant to save his sick twin brother. But Dong Hung just can't stay out of trouble at the airport. His naivete and poor English, along with airport security and an unsympathetic airline leads to hilarious chaos. As things spiral out of control, Dong Hung misses his first flight and is bumped cruelly from the second. A beautiful stewardess, Jesta, tries to help and is pulled into Dong Hung's comical orbit. An unlikely romance develops and a hero emerges.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
PlotLoneliness, Depression
PlaceNew York
StylePsychological problems, Soulful, Fancy, Gloomy, Touching

Estranged twins Maggie and Milo coincidentally cheat death on the same day, prompting them to reunite and confront the reasons their lives went so wrong. As the twins' reunion reinvigorates them, they realize the key to fixing their lives may just lie in repairing their relationship.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CharactersLesbians, Sisters
PlaceHotels, USA
StyleAction, Light, Fascinating

Two co-dependent sisters, a recovering sex addict and a lonely lesbian who work as hotel maids in Fresno, go to ludicrous lengths to cover up an accidental crime.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, family

When a restless young married woman is granted a wish by a Christmas Angel to be single again, she soon discovers her new life isn't what she bargained for, and embarks on a quest to win her husband back.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family

A struggling writer is forced to fake a relationship to save her career, while overlooking the love of a longtime friend.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, drama

A nebbish high school senior and his best friends embarks on a road trip to attend the greatest music festival of the year in a last-ditch effort to win over the girl of his dreams.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CharactersDogs, Family, Presidential
PlaceCalifornia, Boarding school

A foster boy is befriended by a lost dog who turns out to belong to the President of the United States. The boy decides to run away from the foster home to return the canine to the White House -- "Because it's the right thing to do!"

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CharactersFamily, Fathers, Directors
PlotLove, Passion, Relationship, Friendship, Intrigue
StyleFascinating, Smart, Black humor

When a successful television writer's daughter becomes the interest of an aging filmmaker with an appalling past, he becomes worried about how to handle the situation.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama, family
CountrySpain, Canada, USA
CharactersDogs, Teens, Twins, FBI, Brothers
PlotLove, Friendship, Cancer, Mystery, Gifts
StyleLight, To cry, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching

The film follows a man with an unwanted gift for healing who meets a teenager with cancer who helps him to find himself.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CharactersHippies, Lawyers, Single mothers
PlotLove, Motorcycles, Life, Divorce, Family life
PlaceParty, Kitchen
StyleTo cry, Touching

A conservative lawyer named Diane takes her two teenage children Jake and Zoe to meet their estranged, hippie grandmother in Woodstock after her husband asks for a divorce.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, drama, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
PlotAdventure, Gambling, Friendship, Funeral, Rivalry
StylePsychological problems, Soulful, Fascinating

A woman moves into a retirement community and starts a cheerleading squad with her fellow residents.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
CharactersGay, Cooks, Alcoholics
PlotLove, Revenge, Obsession, Drug addict, Birthday
PlacePrison, Paris, England, France, Kitchen
StyleExciting, Inspirational

Adam Jones is a Chef who destroyed his career with drugs and diva behavior. He cleans up and returns to London, determined to redeem himself by spearheading a top restaurant that can gain three Michelin stars.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, drama

Comedy about Frank, a hermit with Tourette Syndrome who is thrust into the harsh realities of the world when his caregiver dies. After recognizing that Frank is despondent, the caregiver's teenage daughter, Laura, drags a reluctant Frank along on a life-changing road trip with Laura and her friends. - Garrett M. Brown, Rachel DiPillo, Mary Kate Wiles

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, drama, detective, music
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Japan

Tells the comedic tale of Eddie Mannix, a fixer who worked for the Hollywood studios in the 1950s. The story finds him at work when a star mysteriously disappears in the middle of filming.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrecomedy, drama

A cross-episodic melange of macabre folktales supposedly penned by folklorist Jonathan Mallory Sinus.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, drama, short
PlotLove, Conspiracies
PlaceRussia, USSR
StylePsychological problems, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

Evgeniy's hobby is to send fake letters to real countries. He has collected a letter from every country except New Zealand, and he sends a letter there. Things turn worst when he actually receives a letter from someone there.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama, family, sport
CountryCanada, USA, Mexico

Based on a true story, a group of boys from Monterrey, Mexico who become the first non-U.S. team to win the Little League World Series.

Markimdb: 2.9
Genrehorror, thriller, comedy, drama
CountryIndia, USA
CharactersMonsters, Snake
PlotLove, Travel, Abduction, Revenge, Superpowers
PlaceIndia, Asia
StyleExplicit scenes, Serious, Disturbing

Based on the Far Eastern myth of the snake woman who is able to take on human form.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada, USA
CharactersFriends, Elephants, Actors, Artists, Comedians
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Friendship, Mystery
PlaceShips, Trains, England, Ireland, London
StyleSoulful, Touching

With their golden era long behind them, comedy duo Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy embark on a variety hall tour of Britain and Ireland. Despite the pressures of a hectic schedule, and with the support of their wives Lucille and Ida – a formidable double act in their own right – the pair's love of performing, as well as for each other, endures as they secure their place in the hearts of their adoring public

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CountryFrance, USA
CharactersArtists, Disabled people, Alcoholics, Orphans, Foster children
PlotOn real events, Loneliness, Depression, Art, Overcoming difficulties
PlaceParty, Hospitals
StyleMind-altering, Inspirational, Black humor, Makes me think, Touching

On the rocky path to sobriety after a life-changing accident, John Callahan discovers the healing power of art, willing his injured hands into drawing hilarious, often controversial cartoons, which bring him a new lease on life.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family
CharactersChildrens, Losers, Orphans, Sheriffs
PlotTravel, Loneliness, First love, Depression
PlaceIslands, Summer camp
StylePsychological problems, To cry, Cute, Soulful, Atmospheric

Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, Moonrise Kingdom tells the story of two twelve-year-olds who fall in love, make a secret pact, and run away together into the wilderness. As various authorities try to hunt them down, a violent storm is brewing off-shore – and the peaceful island community is turned upside down in more ways than anyone can handle.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrethriller, comedy, drama

When a drifter befriends a quirky mortician, an unlikely business partnership is formed. Paranoia soon develops, however, and both men are forced to come to terms with the fragility of friendship and loyalty.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersClairvoyants, Strangers
PlotAdventure, Loneliness, Art
PlaceTrains, Hotels, New York
StyleRomantic, Light, Cute, Soulful, Touching

A woman who is robbed on her way to catch the 1:30 train to Boston is left stranded in New York City. She meets a man who helps her during the course of the night and the two form a romance.

Markimdb: 6
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, family
CountryCanada, USA
CharactersSanta Claus, Lawyers
TimeNew Year
StyleSoulful, Fascinating

An up-and-coming attorney risks it all to help defend Santa when Christmas is in jeopardy of cancellation.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, drama

Three friends struggle to maintain their hedonistic lifestyles as they approach 30. Delving into their story, we become subjected to their inane theories, absurd philosophies and warped sense of humor.

Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersBrothers, Blind
PlotLove, Love triangle
StyleTo cry, Fascinating, Touching

Love for the same woman causes conflict between an over-achieving blind athlete and the brother who made him that way.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CharactersTeens, Horses, Gay, Punks, Friends
PlotFriendship, Rehabilitation
PlaceUSA, New York
StyleTo cry, By books, Touching

A sweeping multigenerational story set against the backdrop of the raw, roaring New York City of the late 1980s; adoption, teen pregnancy, drugs, hardcore punk rock, the unbridled optimism and reckless stupidity of the young—and old—are all major elements in this heart-aching tale of the son of diehard hippies and his strange odyssey through the extremes of late 20th century youth culture.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, drama
CharactersWriters, Nephews
PlotTravel, Obsession, Friendship, Pursuit, Conspiracies
PlaceHotels, New York
StyleUnexpected ending, Tense

A celebrated author takes a journey with some old friends to have some fun and heal old wounds. Her nephew comes along to wrangle the ladies and finds himself involved with a young literary agent.