Tags: movies like The Upside (2019) - full list
|Mark||8 (imdb: 6.5)|
|Characters||Businessmen, Rich, Disabled people, Sisters|
|Plot||Seduction, Date, Funeral|
|Style||Soulful, Light, Cute|
Jocelyn is a selfish and misogynist businessman. He tries to seduce a young pretty woman by pretending to be handicapped, till the day he meets her sister, who is also in a wheelchair.
|Mark||9 (imdb: 7)|
|Characters||Teens, Friends, Disabled people, Nurses|
|Style||Touching, Soulful, Makes me think|
When 30-ish rich kid Lenny has to take care of 15-year-old David, who’s suffering from heart disease, it’s the beginning of a wild adventure. Lenny fearlessly breaks all the rules to fulfill his young friend’s every wish.
|Mark||1 (imdb: 7.4)|
|Genre||fantastic, action, thriller, drama|
|Characters||Poor, Losers, Rich, Teenagers|
|Plot||Uprising, Survival, Technology, Relationship, Fate, Power|
In a future where the elite inhabit an island paradise far from the crowded slums, you get one chance to join the 3% saved from squalor.
|Mark||9.6 (imdb: 7.3)|
|Characters||Writers, Friends, Disabled people, Nurses|
|Plot||Time travel, Hatred, Creation, Travel, Death, Depression, Justice, Loneliness|
|Style||Touching, To cry, Cute|
Having suffered a tragedy, Ben becomes a caregiver to earn money. His first client, Trevor, is a hilarious 18-year-old with muscular dystrophy. One paralyzed emotionally, one paralyzed physically, Ben and Trevor hit the road on a trip into the western states. The folks they collect along the way will help them test their skills for surviving outside their calculated existence. Together, they come to understand the importance of hope and the necessity of true friendship.
|Genre||melodrama, drama, biography|
|Country||Republic of Ireland, Canada|
|Characters||Disabled people, Artists, Dogs, Poor|
|Plot||Art, Snow, Happiness|
Canadian folk artist Maud Lewis falls in love with a fishmonger while working for him as a live-in housekeeper.
|Mark||9.6 (imdb: 7.4)|
|Country||USA, United Kingdom|
|Characters||Disabled people, Nurses|
|Plot||Love, Depression, Loneliness|
|Place||Sea, Small cities|
|Style||Touching, To cry, Cute|
A small town girl is caught between dead-end jobs. A high-profile, successful man becomes wheelchair bound following an accident. The man decides his life is not worth living until the girl is hired for six months to be his new caretaker. Worlds apart and trapped together by circumstance, the two get off to a rocky start. But the girl becomes determined to prove to the man that life is worth living and as they embark on a series of adventures together, each finds their world changing in ways neither of them could begin to imagine.
|Country||Japan, France, Germany|
|Characters||Cooks, Dogs, Single mothers, Disabled people, Birds|
|Plot||Death, Freedom, Happiness|
|Place||Nature, Trains, Japan, Moon|
Sentaro runs a small bakery that serves dorayaki pastries filled with sweet red bean paste (“an”). When an old lady, Tokue, offers to help in the kitchen he reluctantly accepts. She will soon prove to have magic in her hands…
|Characters||Autistic, Teens, Terminally ill, Nurses|
Zu, a free spirit estranged from her family, suddenly finds herself the sole guardian of her half-sister, Music, a teenager on the autism spectrum whose whole world order has been beautifully crafted by her late grandmother. The film soon challenges whether it is Zu or Music who has a better view of the world, and that love, trust, and being able to be there for each other is everything.
|Style||Action, Exciting, Tense, Disturbing, Unexpected ending|
After losing her waitressing job, Katie Franklin takes a job as a caretaker to a wealthy elderly man in his sprawling, empty Chicago estate. The two grow close, but when he unexpectedly passes away and names Katie as his sole heir, she and her husband Adam are pulled into a complex web of lies, deception, and murder. If she's going to survive, Katie will have to question everyone's motives — even the people she loves.
|Genre||fantastic, comedy, melodrama|
|Plot||Artificial Intelligence, Happiness, Love|
|Style||Womens in main roles|
In a future in which human-like androids have become commonplace companions and servants, one, with a handsome male appearance, finds its owner's feelings difficult to understand and her desires impossible to fulfill.
|Plot||Fulfillment of desires, Happiness, Relationship, Meaning of life|
|Style||Womens in main roles|
Hoping to change her life, Marina, a small town girl, embarks on a journey to a life coaching event. But an unexpected delay at a St. Petersburg airport sends her on a 24 hour comedic spree, which may ultimately provide her with the key to her happiness.
|Genre||fantastic, thriller, detective|
|Country||Canada, Australia, USA|
|Plot||Death, Obsession, Pursuit, Revenge, Technology|
When Cecilia's abusive ex takes his own life and leaves her his fortune, she suspects his death was a hoax. As a series of coincidences turn lethal, Cecilia works to prove that she is being hunted by someone nobody can see.
|Plot||Love, Relationship, Abduction|
Massimo Torricelli, a young and handsome boss of a Sicilian Mafia family, has no other option but to takeover after his father has been assassinated. Laura is a sales director in a luxurious hotel in Warsaw. She has a successful career, but her private life lacks passion. She is taking one last shot to save her relationship. Together with her bone-headed boyfriend Martin and some other friends, she takes a trip to Sicily. She does not expect that Massimo, the most dangerous man on the island, will get in her way, kidnap her, hold her captive and give her 365 days - to fall in love with him.
|Mark||9.4 (imdb: 7.2)|
|Characters||Teens, Terminally ill, Disabled people, Surgeons|
|Plot||Love, Relationship, Death, Snow, Computers, Fate|
|Style||Makes me think|
Seventeen-year-old Stella spends most of her time in the hospital as a cystic fibrosis patient. Her life is full of routines, boundaries and self-control -- all of which get put to the test when she meets Will, an impossibly charming teen who has the same illness.
|Characters||Friends, Losers, Disabled people, Terminally ill|
|Style||Soulful, For men|
Three young men with disabilities embark on a road trip to a brothel in Montreal catering to people with special needs to lose their virginity and embrace their independence. Inspired by a true story and remake of the Belgian film Hasta La Vista
|Characters||Hired assassins, Journalists, Students, Teachers, Geniuses, Trainers, Mathematicians, Poor|
|Plot||Motorcycles, Love, Hunger, Money, Happiness, On real events|
|Place||India, Trains, Party, Prison|
Based on life of Patna-based mathematician Anand Kumar who runs the famed Super 30 program for IIT aspirants in Patna.
|Characters||Fathers, Rich guys and poor girls, Rich, Psychologists|
Young major Grisha played in a beautiful life and decided that everything was permissible for him. He has done a lot of things, and now he faces a prison. To correct his son, a desperate oligarch-father goes to extreme measures. Together with his old friend, a psychologist, he comes up with a unique project: the atmosphere of the nineteenth century is being created on the basis of an abandoned village. Grisha gets into a custom-made accident and is allegedly transferred to the past. In fact, a sophisticated psychological experiment is being conducted on him - a spoiled major is turned into the usual servant Grishka, who lives in a stable in the territory of a manor’s estate. He is surrounded by actors whose goal is to change his life and personality. Each of his movements is closely monitored by a team of psychologists using a variety of cameras. Grisha will have to re-learn how to communicate with people, appreciate simple pleasures, work, and also find true love.
|Genre||horror, fantastic, drama, detective|
|Country||Austria, United Kingdom, Germany, France|
|Characters||Single mothers, Dogs, Scientists|
A genetically engineered plant scatters its seeds and seems to cause uncanny changes on living creatures. The afflicted appear strange, as if they were replaced - especially for those, who are close to them. Or is it all just imagination? Thus starts a play between various truths,on which end stands the loss of the own identity.
|Mark||6 (imdb: 5.3)|
|Characters||Maniacs, Rich, Mothers, Single mothers|
A Russian woman travels to America with her daughter to marry a reclusive billionaire, who turns out to be a psycho who sends their lives spiraling into a living hell.