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20 best movies like The Intouchables (2011)

List of the best movies like The Intouchables (2011): Green Book, Broken English, A Tale of Autumn, Passion Fish, Patch Adams, Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot, Welcome to Marwen, The Postman, Everything You Want, Samba.

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Markimdb: 8.2
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CountryUSA, China
CharactersMusicians, Police, Friends, Pianists, Bouncers
PlotOn real events, Travel, Gambling, Music, Money
PlaceHotels, USA, New York
TimeNew Year
StyleKind, Light, Oscars, Fascinating

Tony Lip, a bouncer in 1962, is hired to drive pianist Don Shirley on a tour through the Deep South in the days when African Americans, forced to find alternate accommodations and services due to segregation laws below the Mason-Dixon Line, relied on a guide called The Negro Motorist Green Book.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryFrance, Japan, USA
PlotPassion, Friendship, Loneliness
PlaceFrance, New York
StyleRomantic, Light, To cry, Cute, Smart

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.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersTeachers, Friends
PlotWedding, Friendship, Loneliness
StyleRomantic, Smart, Touching

Magali, forty-something, is a winemaker and a widow: she loves her work but feels lonely. Her friends Rosine and Isabelle both want secretly to find a husband for Magali.

Markimdb: 7.4
CharactersDisabled people, Friends, Actors, Nurses
PlotFriendship, Loneliness, Rehabilitation
PlaceSmall cities
StylePsychological problems, To cry, Soulful, Smart, Makes me think

After an accident leaves her a paraplegic, a former soap opera star struggles to recover both emotionally and mentally, until she meets her newest nurse, who has struggles of her own.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, biography
CharactersDoctors, Friends, Terminally ill, Nurses
PlotOn real events, Friendship, Cancer
StyleTo cry, Inspirational, Soulful, Touching

Patch Adams is a doctor who doesn't look, act or think like any doctor you've met before. For Patch, humour is the best medicine and he's willing to do just anything to make his patients laugh—even if it means risking his own career.

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: 6.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama, biography
CountryJapan, USA
CharactersWitch, Spy, Artists, Lawyers, Photographers
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Time machine, Friendship, Loneliness
PlaceVillage, Aircraft, Court, Hotels
StyleInteresting, Kind, To cry, Inspirational, Soulful

When a devastating attack shatters Mark Hogancamp and wipes away all memories, no one expected recovery. Putting together pieces from his old and new life, Mark meticulously creates a wondrous town named Marwen where he can heal and be heroic. As he builds an astonishing art installation — a testament to the most powerful women he knows — through his fantasy world, he draws strength to triumph in the real one.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, biography
CountryItaly, France, Belgium
CharactersWriters, Friends, Poets
PlotLove, On real events, Friendship
PlaceIslands, Italy
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

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

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, drama
PlotTravel, Friendship, Loneliness, Treasures
StyleLight, To cry, Inspirational, Soulful, Makes me think

An aimless young troublemaker, Alessandro, squanders his days gambling and getting into fights, and he often spends his nights in jail. With few prospects, he begrudgingly accepts a job as a companion to Giorgio, an elderly poet suffering from Alzheimer’s. On their daily walks, the two banter and become friends, and Alessandro quickly learns more about this forgotten poet as the old man’s memory drifts. After learning a secret from Giorgio’s past, Alessandro and his friends work to uncover the mystery of this tale, an unexpected history lesson and a touching coming-of-age adventure.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersFriends, Brothers
PlotSurvival, Friendship, Loneliness, Fate, Justice
StyleRomantic, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching

Samba migrated to France 10 years ago from Senegal, and has since been plugging away at various lowly jobs. Alice is a senior executive who has recently undergone a burnout. Both struggle to get out of their dead-end lives. Samba's willing to do whatever it takes to get working papers, while Alice tries to get her life back on track until fate draws them together.

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: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CharactersTeachers, Writers, Friends
PlotLove, On real events, Boxing, Friendship, Loneliness
TimeNew Year
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Touching, Serious

The Whole Wide World tells the story of Novalyne Price, an attractive feisty West Texas schoolteacher and her bittersweet, romantic and turbulent relationship with Robert E. Howard, the great pulp fiction writer of the 1930's.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CharactersTeachers, Disabled people, Friends, Partners, Parents
PlotFriendship, Fate, Justice, Parenting
PlaceSchool, Small cities
StyleLight, To cry, Cute, Inspirational, Touching

Simon Birch and Joe Wenteworth are boys who have a reputation for being oddballs. Joe never knew his father, and his mother, Rebecca, is keeping her lips sealed no matter how much he protests. Simon, meanwhile, is an 11-year-old dwarf whose outsize personality belies his small stature. Indeed, he often assails the local reverend with thorny theological questions and joins Joe on his quest to find his biological father.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlotOn real events, Revolution, Uprising
StyleInspirational, Smart, Touching

A dramatization of the 1968 strike at the Ford Dagenham car plant, where female workers walked out in protest against sexual discrimination.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, drama, music, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, France
CharactersDogs, Gay, Musicians, Writers, Journalists
PlotOn real events, Money, Friendship, Death, Love triangle
PlaceParty, Hotels, USA, New York
TimeWorld War II
StyleInspirational, Touching

The story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York heiress, who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryNorway, France, Sweden, Denmark, USA
PlotDrug addict, Loneliness, Rehabilitation
StyleSoulful, Gloomy, Makes me think, Touching, Intellectual

One day in the life of Anders, a young recovering drug addict, who takes a brief leave from his treatment center to interview for a job and catch up with old friends in Oslo.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CountryGermany, Belgium
CharactersTerminally ill
PlotOn real events, Cancer
PlaceHospitals, Germany
StyleSoulful, By books, Fascinating, Touching

The true story of a young woman whose lust for life means she is determined to be so very much more than just another cancer patient.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryFrance, Lebanon, Egypt, Italy, Qatar
CharactersStrong women, Friends
PlotFriendship, Rivalry
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Makes me think, Touching

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.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama, sport
CharactersDisabled people, Friends, Losers
PlotLove, Friendship
PlaceFrance, Beach
StyleSoulful, Serious

Leila is released from prison after five years of confinement. She will meet Yannick, a young athlete who became blind after an accident. This last practice race despite his disability, but to run it must be connected by a wire to guide a person called. It offers Leila to be his guide. Through this project, they will learn to rebuild.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryFinland, France, Germany
CharactersFriends, Losers, Poor, Good people, Refugees
StyleTwisted plot, To cry, Atmospheric, Fancy, Makes me think

Marcel Marx, a former bohemian and struggling author, has given up his literary ambitions and relocated to the port city Le Havre. He leads a simple life based around his wife Arletty, his favourite bar and his not too profitable profession as a shoeshiner. As Arletty suddenly becomes seriously ill, Marcel's path crosses with an underage illegal immigrant from Africa, who needs Marcel's help to hide from the police.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersBikers, Family, Writers, Friends, Losers
PlotLove, On real events, Cars, Motorcycles, Friendship
PlacePsychiatric hospitals, England, Cemetery, London
StyleBy books, Touching

The true story of the relationship between Alan Bennett and the singular Miss Shepherd, a woman of uncertain origins who ‘temporarily’ parked her van in Bennett’s London driveway and proceeded to live there for 15 years.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, adventure, biography
PlotOn real events, Survival, Travel, Friendship, Loneliness
StylePsychological problems, Inspirational, Soulful, By books, Fascinating

A woman with a tragic past decides to start her new life by hiking for one thousand miles on the Pacific Crest Trail.

Markimdb: 6.7
CountrySouth Africa
CharactersFriends, Farmers
PlotOn real events, Friendship, Religious
StyleSoulful, By books, Touching, Serious

Frank Rautenbach leads a strong cast as Angus Buchan, a Zambian farmer of Scottish heritage, who leaves his farm in the midst of political unrest and racially charged land reclaims and travels south with his family to start a better life in KwaZulu Natal,South Africa.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
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: 6.7
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
CharactersGeniuses, Musicians, Friends, Losers, Poor
PlotOn real events, Music, Friendship, Mental disorders
PlaceLos Angeles
StylePsychological problems, Inspirational, Soulful, Touching, Heartbreaking

A Los Angeles journalist befriends a homeless Juilliard-trained musician, while looking for a new article for the paper.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryFrance, Belgium
CharactersPhotographers, Neighbors, Cats
PlotLove, Friendship, Loneliness, Breakup, Depression
PlaceParis, France, Metro, Cemetery

Broke, with nothing but her cat to her name and doors closing in her face, Paula is back in Paris after a long absence. As she meets different people along the way, there is one thing she knows for sure: she's determined to make a new start and she'll do it with style and panache.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genredrama, biography
CharactersTeachers, Geniuses, Autistic, Scientists, Disabled people
PlotOn real events
StyleInspirational, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

A biopic of Temple Grandin, an autistic woman who has become one of top scientists in humane livestock handling.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, biography
CharactersDisabled people, Losers, Nuns, Mute
PlotOn real events, Death, Religious, Snow
PlaceCemetery, Boarding school
StyleTouching, Serious

Marie Heurtin is born both blind and deaf. Sister Marguerette wins her trust and teaches her how to express herself.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, biography
CharactersDogs, Reporters
PlotOn real events, Survival, Adventure, Travel, Friendship
PlaceDeserts, Australia
StyleInspirational, For girls, By books, Fascinating, Touching

Accompanied only by her faithful dog and four camels, an Australian satisfies her craving for solitude by embarking on a solo trip across the desert from Alice Springs to the Indian Ocean.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, Japan, USA
CharactersGeniuses, Scientists, Disabled people, Terminally ill
PlotLove, On real events, Overcoming difficulties
StyleSoulful, By books, Touching, Serious

The Theory of Everything is the extraordinary story of one of the world’s greatest living minds, the renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde.