20 Movies Like A Man Called Ove

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The Hundred-Foot Journey

The Hundred-Foot Journey
The Hundred-Foot Journey
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 68%
Metacritic: 55/100
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Runtime: 122 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Awards: 2 wins & 4 nominations
Writer: Steven Knight, Richard C. Morais
Actors: Helen Mirren, Om Puri, Manish Dayal
Language: English, Hindi, French
Country: India, United Arab Emirates, United States
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“The Hundred-Foot Journey” is a heartwarming film about an Indian family that opens a restaurant across the street from a Michelin-starred French restaurant, leading to a culinary rivalry and eventual friendship between the two establishments. It explores themes of cultural clash, family bonds, and the power of food to bring people together.

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 78%
Metacritic: 62/100
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Runtime: 124 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Awards: Nominated for 1 BAFTA Award4 wins & 22 nominations total
Writer: Ol Parker, Deborah Moggach
Actors: Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Maggie Smith
Language: English, Hindi
Country: United Kingdom
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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is about a group of British retirees who decide to spend their golden years in a seemingly luxurious hotel in India, only to discover that it is not as advertised. As they navigate cultural differences and personal challenges, they form unexpected friendships and find new purpose in their lives.

The Bucket List

The Bucket List
The Bucket List
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 41%
Metacritic: 42/100
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Runtime: 97 min
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Awards: 3 wins & 4 nominations
Writer: Justin Zackham
Actors: Jack Nicholson, Morgan Freeman, Sean Hayes
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Bucket List” is a heartwarming comedy-drama about two terminally ill men who embark on a road trip to fulfill their lifelong dreams before they die. Through their adventures, they discover the true meaning of life, friendship, and living every moment to the fullest.

Gran Torino

Gran Torino
Gran Torino
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 81%
Metacritic: 72/100
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Runtime: 116 min
Genre: Drama
Awards: 21 wins & 22 nominations
Writer: Nick Schenk, Dave Johannson
Actors: Clint Eastwood, Bee Vang, Christopher Carley
Language: English, Hmong
Country: Germany, United States
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“Gran Torino” is a drama film directed by Clint Eastwood, where a retired Korean War veteran forms an unlikely friendship with a young Asian boy, as he confronts his own prejudices and becomes a reluctant hero in his neighborhood plagued by gang violence.

Up

Up
Up
Internet Movie Database: 8.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 98%
Metacritic: 88/100
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Runtime: 96 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: Won 2 Oscars. 80 wins & 87 nominations total
Writer: Pete Docter, Bob Peterson, Tom McCarthy
Actors: Edward Asner, Jordan Nagai, John Ratzenberger
Language: English, Ukrainian, Russian
Country: United States, Japan
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“Up” is an animated film about a retired balloon salesman named Carl who embarks on a journey to fulfill his late wife’s dream of exploring South America by attaching thousands of balloons to his house, and unexpectedly finds himself accompanied by a young Wilderness Explorer named Russell.

About Schmidt

About Schmidt
About Schmidt
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 85%
Metacritic: 85/100
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Runtime: 125 min
Genre: Drama
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 25 wins & 71 nominations total
Writer: Louis Begley, Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor
Actors: Jack Nicholson, Hope Davis, Dermot Mulroney
Language: English
Country: United States
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“About Schmidt” is a film about a recently retired man named Warren Schmidt who embarks on a journey of self-discovery and reflection after the death of his wife, leading him to question the meaning and purpose of his life. Along the way, he forms unexpected connections and confronts his own regrets and unfulfilled desires.

The Straight Story

The Straight Story
The Straight Story
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Metacritic: 86/100
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Runtime: 112 min
Genre: Biography, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 18 wins & 40 nominations total
Writer: John Roach, Mary Sweeney
Actors: Richard Farnsworth, Sissy Spacek, Jane Galloway Heitz
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, France, United States
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“The Straight Story” is a heartwarming film based on a true story about an elderly man who embarks on a journey across several states on a lawnmower to visit his estranged brother, reflecting on life, family, and forgiveness along the way.

The Terminal

The Terminal
The Terminal
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 61%
Metacritic: 55/100
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Runtime: 128 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Awards: 7 wins & 8 nominations
Writer: Andrew Niccol, Sacha Gervasi, Jeff Nathanson
Actors: Tom Hanks, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Chi McBride
Language: English, Bulgarian, Spanish, Russian, Mandarin, German, French
Country: United States
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“The Terminal” is a comedy-drama film directed by Steven Spielberg, which follows the story of Viktor Navorski, a man from a fictional Eastern European country who becomes trapped in New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport when his country undergoes a political revolution, forcing him to live in the terminal indefinitely.

Little Miss Sunshine

Little Miss Sunshine
Little Miss Sunshine
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
Metacritic: 80/100
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Runtime: 101 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Awards: Won 2 Oscars. 72 wins & 112 nominations total
Writer: Michael Arndt
Actors: Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Greg Kinnear
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Little Miss Sunshine” is a heartwarming comedy-drama about a dysfunctional family who embarks on a cross-country road trip to support their young daughter’s dream of participating in a beauty pageant. Along the way, they encounter various challenges and learn valuable lessons about love, acceptance, and the importance of pursuing one’s passions.

The Station Agent

The Station Agent
The Station Agent
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Metacritic: 81/100
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Runtime: 89 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Awards: Won 1 BAFTA Award29 wins & 31 nominations total
Writer: Tom McCarthy
Actors: Peter Dinklage, Patricia Clarkson, Bobby Cannavale
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United States
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“The Station Agent” is a film about a man named Finbar McBride who, after inheriting an abandoned train station, seeks solace in isolation from the outside world. However, unexpected friendships with his eccentric neighbors force him to confront his own loneliness and find connection in unexpected places.

The Visitor

The Visitor
The Visitor
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 90%
Metacritic: 79/100
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Runtime: 104 min
Genre: Drama
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 19 wins & 35 nominations total
Writer: Tom McCarthy
Actors: Richard Jenkins, Haaz Sleiman, Danai Gurira
Language: English, French, Arabic, Romanian
Country: United States
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“The Visitor” is a 2007 drama film about a lonely professor who discovers a young couple living in his New York City apartment and forms an unexpected bond with them, leading to a journey of self-discovery and connection.”

The Intouchables

The Intouchables
The Intouchables
Internet Movie Database: 8.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 76%
Metacritic: 57/100
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Runtime: 112 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 1 BAFTA Award38 wins & 40 nominations total
Writer: Olivier Nakache, Éric Toledano, Philippe Pozzo di Borgo
Actors: François Cluzet, Omar Sy, Anne Le Ny
Language: French, English
Country: France
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“The Intouchables” is a heartwarming French film based on a true story about the unlikely friendship between a wealthy quadriplegic man and his ex-convict caregiver, as they bring joy and inspiration into each other’s lives.”

Amélie

Amélie
Amélie
Internet Movie Database: 8.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 89%
Metacritic: 69/100
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Runtime: 122 min
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Awards: Nominated for 5 Oscars. 59 wins & 74 nominations total
Writer: Guillaume Laurant, Jean-Pierre Jeunet
Actors: Audrey Tautou, Mathieu Kassovitz, Rufus
Language: French, Russian, English
Country: France, Germany
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The movie “Amélie” is about a young woman named Amélie Poulain who embarks on a whimsical journey to bring joy and happiness to the lives of those around her in Paris, while also discovering her own sense of love and fulfillment.

The Grand Budapest Hotel

The Grand Budapest Hotel
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 88/100
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Runtime: 99 min
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Awards: Won 4 Oscars. 135 wins & 226 nominations total
Writer: Stefan Zweig, Wes Anderson, Hugo Guinness
Actors: Ralph Fiennes, F. Murray Abraham, Mathieu Amalric
Language: English, French, German
Country: United Kingdom, Germany, United States
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“The Grand Budapest Hotel” is a whimsical and comedic film that follows the adventures of a legendary concierge and his young protégé as they become embroiled in a series of misadventures, including the theft of a priceless painting and a murder mystery, set against the backdrop of a fictional European hotel in the 1930s.

The Pursuit of Happyness

The Pursuit of Happyness
The Pursuit of Happyness
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 67%
Metacritic: 64/100
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Runtime: 117 min
Genre: Biography, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 12 wins & 26 nominations total
Writer: Steve Conrad
Actors: Will Smith, Thandiwe Newton, Jaden Smith
Language: English, Cantonese
Country: United States
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“The Pursuit of Happyness” is a biographical drama film that follows the true story of Chris Gardner, a struggling salesman who becomes homeless with his young son. Despite facing numerous challenges, Gardner’s determination and resilience lead him on a journey of overcoming adversity and ultimately achieving success and happiness.

The Soloist

The Soloist
The Soloist
Internet Movie Database: 6.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 56%
Metacritic: 61/100
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Runtime: 117 min
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Awards: 1 win & 3 nominations
Writer: Susannah Grant, Steve Lopez
Actors: Jamie Foxx, Robert Downey Jr., Catherine Keener
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, France, United States
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“The Soloist” is a movie based on a true story about a journalist who befriends a homeless musician with schizophrenia and helps him navigate his way through life while showcasing his musical talent.”

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 52%
Metacritic: 54/100
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Runtime: 114 min
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Awards: 5 wins & 18 nominations
Writer: Steve Conrad, James Thurber
Actors: Ben Stiller, Kristen Wiig, Jon Daly
Language: English, Spanish, Icelandic
Country: United States, United Kingdom
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“The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” is a film about a daydreaming office worker who embarks on a global adventure to find a missing photograph, pushing him to step out of his comfort zone and live a more fulfilling life.

The King’s Speech

The King's Speech
The King's Speech
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Metacritic: 88/100
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Runtime: 118 min
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Awards: Won 4 Oscars. 108 wins & 206 nominations total
Writer: David Seidler
Actors: Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“The King’s Speech” is a historical drama about King George VI of Britain, who struggles with a severe stammer and seeks the help of an unconventional speech therapist to overcome his speech impediment and deliver a crucial radio address during World War II. The film explores the bond that forms between the king and his therapist as they work together to overcome personal and public challenges.

The Lunchbox

The Lunchbox
The Lunchbox
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 97%
Metacritic: 76/100
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Runtime: 104 min
Genre: Drama, Romance
Awards: Nominated for 1 BAFTA Award29 wins & 46 nominations total
Writer: Ritesh Batra, Vasan Bala
Actors: Irrfan Khan, Nimrat Kaur, Nawazuddin Siddiqui
Language: Hindi
Country: India, France, Germany, United States, Canada
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The Lunchbox is a heartwarming Indian film about a mistaken lunchbox delivery that leads to a unique friendship between a young housewife and a lonely office worker, as they exchange heartfelt letters through the lunchbox.

The Fault in Our Stars

The Fault in Our Stars
The Fault in Our Stars
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 81%
Metacritic: 69/100
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Runtime: 126 min
Genre: Drama, Romance
Awards: 23 wins & 18 nominations
Writer: Scott Neustadter, Michael H. Weber, John Green
Actors: Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Nat Wolff
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Fault in Our Stars” is a heart-wrenching love story between two teenagers, Hazel and Gus, who meet and fall in love at a cancer support group. Despite their illnesses, they embark on a journey to find meaning and happiness in their limited time together.”

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