10 best movies like The Humbling (2014)

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Movies similar to The Humbling (2014): Listen Up Philip, iZombie, Bartleby, The Magicians, Halloween, Permanent, The Square, The Salesman, A Man Called Ove, Seven Psychopaths.

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Listen Up Philip (2014)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA, Greece
CharactersWriters, Dogs, Cats, Students, Teachers, Models
PlotDancing, Money, Loneliness
PlaceParty, College
StyleSoulful, Smart, Gloomy

    Anger rages in Philip as he awaits the publication of his second novel. He feels pushed out of his adopted home city by the constant crowds and noise, a deteriorating relationship with his photographer girlfriend Ashley, and his own indifference to promoting the novel. When Philip's idol Ike Zimmerman offers his isolated summer home as a refuge, he finally gets the peace and quiet to focus on his favorite subject: himself.

    iZombie (2015)
    Mark8.2 (imdb: 7.8)
    Genrehorror, comedy, drama, crime
    CharactersZombie, Zombie
    PlotSupernatural, Supernatural, Superpowers
    StyleDisturbing, Smart

      A medical student who becomes a zombie joins a Coroner's Office in order to gain access to the brains she must reluctantly eat so that she can maintain her humanity. But every brain she eats, she also inherits their memories and must now solve their deaths with help from the Medical examiner and a police detective.

      Bartleby (2001)
      Markimdb: 6.4
      Genrecomedy, drama, detective
      CharactersDogs, Cats
      PlotDancing, Money
      PlaceOffice, Hotels, Ships
      StyleAtmospheric, Smart, Fancy

        An adaptation of Herman Melville's short story "Bartleby, the Scrivener" told in the setting of a modern office.

        The Magicians (2015)
        Mark6.8 (imdb: 7.6)
        Genrefantasy, adventure
        CharactersWizards, Gays, Friends, Gods, Kings, Students, Teachers
        PlotMagic, Adventures, Superpowers, Depression, Life after death, Time travel
        PlaceParallel worlds, School, College
        StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

          Brakebills University is a secret institution specializing in magic. There, amidst an unorthodox education of spellcasting, a group of twenty-something friends soon discover that a magical fantasy world they read about as children is all too real— and poses grave danger to humanity.

          Halloween (2018)
          Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.5)
          Genrehorror, thriller
          CharactersManiacs, Killers, Serial killers, Dogs, Students, Teachers
          PlotDeath, Survival, Dancing, Money
          PlaceSchool, Party, Prison, Psychiatric hospitals
          StyleCreepy, Heavy, Disturbing, Unexpected ending

            Laurie Strode comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago.

            Permanent (2017)
            Markimdb: 5.6
            CharactersTeens, Family, Dogs, Cats, Teachers, Trainers, Whale
            PlotMoney, Loneliness
            PlaceSchool, College
            StyleLight, Fascinating

              This comedy, set in 1983 in small town Virginia, centers around a 13 year old and her family. The story of a hairstyle gone incredibly wrong and a young girl's plight to fit in while encountering bullies at a new school.

              The Square (2017)
              Mark10 (imdb: 7.2)
              Genrecomedy, drama
              CountrySweden, Germany, France, Denmark
              CharactersDogs, Cats, Sisters, Journalists, Photographers, Monkeys
              PlotAdventure, Revenge, Money, Art, Dancing, Motorcycles, Computers, Internet
              PlaceParty, Jungle
              StyleMakes me think, Light

                A satirical drama reflecting our times — about the sense of community, moral courage and the affluent person’s need for egocentricity in an increasingly uncertain world.

                The Salesman (2016)
                Markimdb: 7.8
                Genrethriller, drama
                CountryIran, France
                CharactersTeachers, Cats, Actors, Students, Old man, Singers
                PlotRelationship, Death, Investigation, Money, Cars

                  Forced out of their apartment due to dangerous works on a neighboring building, Emad and Rana move into a new flat in the center of Tehran. An incident linked to the previous tenant will dramatically change the young couple’s life.

                  A Man Called Ove (2015)
                  Mark10 (imdb: 7.7)
                  Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
                  CharactersDogs, Cats, Gay, Students, Teachers, Neighbors
                  PlotCancer, Investigation, Death, Dancing, Love, Money, Loneliness

                    Despite grumpy 59 year-old Ove being deposed as president of his condominium association, but he keeps looking over the neighbourhood with an iron fist. When pregnant Parvaneh and her family move into the terraced house opposite Ove and she accidentally back into Ove’s mailbox, it sets off a series of unexpected changes in his life.

                    Seven Psychopaths (2012)
                    Mark7.4 (imdb: 7.2)
                    Genrecomedy, crime
                    CountryUnited Kingdom
                    CharactersWriters, Gangsters, Dogs, Friends, Actors, Thieves
                    PlotAbduction, Adventure
                    PlaceDeserts, Party
                    StyleSmart, Atmospheric, Tense

                      A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu.

                      A Film with Me in It (2008)
                      Mark10 (imdb: 6.7)
                      Genrethriller, comedy
                      CountryRepublic of Ireland
                      CharactersDogs, Actors, Writers, Friends
                      StyleSmart, Disturbing

                        A dissolute scriptwriter and a dejected actor become unwittingly drawn into a labyrinthine mess when several people experience bizarre accidental deaths in their flat. Though the men didn't deliberately cause any of the incidents, they fear that they will be unfairly pegged as murderers if they relay information to the cops, and promptly set about disposing of the corpses in gruesome ways.

                        Irma Vep (1996)
                        Markimdb: 7
                        Genrecomedy, drama
                        CharactersCats, Vampire, Lesbians, Thieves
                        PlotMotorcycles, Money
                        PlaceFrance, Hotels
                        StyleSmart, Makes me think, Fancy

                          A Chinese movie actress, in France to star in a remake of "Les Vampires", finds petty intrigues and clashing egos on the set.

                          The War of the Roses (1989)
                          Mark7.6 (imdb: 6.8)
                          CharactersLawyers, Dogs, Cats
                          PlotDivorce, Death, Obsession

                            The Roses, Barbara and Oliver, live happily as a married couple. Then she starts to wonder what life would be like without Oliver, and likes what she sees. Both want to stay in the house, and so they begin a campaign to force each other to leave. In the middle of the fighting is D'Amato, the divorce lawyer. He gets to see how far both will go to get rid of the other, and boy do they go far.

                            Project Power (2020)
                            Markimdb: 6
                            Genrefantastic, action
                            CharactersScientists, Superhero, Dogs, Teachers, Gangsters, Bodyguards, Giants, Mutant, Teens
                            PlotMartial Arts, Motorcycles, Money, Power, Bank robbery, Fight
                            PlaceSchool, Ships, Aircraft, Ghetto
                            StyleUnexpected ending

                              An ex-soldier, a teen and a cop collide in New Orleans as they hunt for the source behind a dangerous new pill that grants users temporary superpowers.

                              Super 30 (2019)
                              Markimdb: 7.9
                              Genredrama, biography
                              CharactersHired assassins, Journalists, Students, Teachers, Geniuses, Trainers, Mathematicians, Poor
                              PlotMotorcycles, Love, Hunger, Money, Happiness, On real events
                              PlaceIndia, Trains, Party, Prison

                                Based on life of Patna-based mathematician Anand Kumar who runs the famed Super 30 program for IIT aspirants in Patna.

                                Rebels (2019)
                                Markimdb: 6.2
                                Genrecomedy, crime
                                CharactersDogs, Teachers
                                PlotDeath, Money, Skirmishes
                                StyleLight, Fascinating

                                  Sandra, a young woman forced to leave the south of France to flee a violent husband. Without attachment, she returned to Boulogne-sur-Mer, the city of her childhood which she left almost 15 years ago. She finds her mother there and a world she left behind. Without money, she is hired in a fish cannery where she befriends two workers. But one day, one of her colleagues tackles her insistently, she defends herself and kills him accidentally.

                                  Saint Frances (2020)
                                  Markimdb: 7.1
                                  Genrecomedy, drama
                                  CharactersLesbians, Teachers, Poets
                                  PlotDivorce, Jealousy, Survival, Depression, Dancing, Hunger, Money, Computers, Loneliness
                                  PlaceParty, Beach

                                    At the start of the summer, Bridget has an abortion just as she lands a much-needed job in affluent Evanston, Illinois — nannying a six-year old.

                                    3 from Hell (2019)
                                    Mark6 (imdb: 5.5)
                                    CharactersPolice, Clowns, Dogs, Cats, Lesbians, Serial killers, Snake, Monsters, Criminals
                                    PlotDeath, Revenge, Depression, Dancing, Hostage
                                    PlaceUSA, Prison, Deserts

                                      After barely surviving a furious shootout with the police, Baby Firefly, Otis Driftwood and Captain Spaulding are behind bars. But pure evil cannot be contained. Teaming up with Otis’ half-brother Winslow, the demented Firefly clan escape to unleash a whole new wave of murder, madness and mayhem.

                                      The Beach Bum (2019)
                                      Mark6.4 (imdb: 5.5)
                                      CountryUSA, United Kingdom
                                      CharactersWriters, Cats, Poets, Musicians, Sharks, Geniuses, Snake, Pilots
                                      PlotDancing, Money, Basketball
                                      PlaceParty, Aircraft
                                      StyleLight, For men

                                        An irreverent comedy about the misadventures of Moondog, a rebellious stoner and lovable rogue who lives large.

                                        Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018)
                                        Mark2 (imdb: 7.1)
                                        Genrecomedy, drama, crime, biography
                                        CharactersScammers, Writers, Cats, Lesbians, Gay, Bartenders, Singers, Criminals, FBI
                                        PlotMoney, Snow, Cheating, On real events

                                          When a bestselling celebrity biographer is no longer able to get published because she has fallen out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception.