20 Movies Like Hugo

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The Artist

The Artist
The Artist
Internet Movie Database: 7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Metacritic: 89/100
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Runtime: 100 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Awards: Won 5 Oscars. 162 wins & 204 nominations total
Writer: Michel Hazanavicius
Actors: Jean Dujardin, Bérénice Bejo, John Goodman
Language: English, French
Country: France, Belgium, United States
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“The Artist” is a silent black-and-white film set in 1927 Hollywood, following the decline of a silent film star and the rise of a young actress in the era of talkies, exploring themes of love, fame, and the transition from silent films to “talkies.”

Midnight in Paris

Midnight in Paris
Midnight in Paris
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 81/100
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Runtime: 94 min
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 26 wins & 103 nominations total
Writer: Woody Allen
Actors: Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams, Kathy Bates
Language: English, French, Spanish, German
Country: Spain, United States, France
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“Midnight in Paris” is a romantic comedy film directed by Woody Allen. It follows a nostalgic screenwriter who is transported back in time every night at midnight, where he meets famous artists and writers from the 1920s and embarks on a journey of self-discovery and love.

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 States, Germany
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“The Grand Budapest Hotel” is a whimsical comedy-drama that follows the adventures of a legendary concierge and his loyal lobby boy as they get caught up in a series of misadventures and a murder mystery at a luxurious European hotel in the 1930s.

Amélie

Amélie
Amélie
Internet Movie Database: 8.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 90%
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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“Amélie” is a whimsical French film about a shy and imaginative young woman named Amélie who embarks on a mission to bring happiness to the lives of those around her, while also discovering love and joy in her own life.

The Shape of Water

The Shape of Water
The Shape of Water
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 87/100
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Runtime: 123 min
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Awards: Won 4 Oscars. 136 wins & 350 nominations total
Writer: Guillermo del Toro, Vanessa Taylor
Actors: Sally Hawkins, Octavia Spencer, Michael Shannon
Language: English, American Sign , Russian, French
Country: United States, Mexico
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“The Shape of Water” is a romantic fantasy film about a mute janitor who forms a unique bond with a mysterious amphibious creature being held captive in a government laboratory during the Cold War era. Together, they embark on a journey of love, empathy, and liberation.

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 daydreamer who embarks on a global journey to find a missing photograph, pushing himself to step out of his comfort zone and live a more adventurous life.”

The Illusionist

The Illusionist
The Illusionist
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 73%
Metacritic: 68/100
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Runtime: 110 min
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 11 wins & 12 nominations total
Writer: Neil Burger, Steven Millhauser
Actors: Edward Norton, Jessica Biel, Paul Giamatti
Language: English
Country: United States, Czech Republic
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“The Illusionist” is a film about a talented magician named Eisenheim who captivates audiences with his extraordinary performances. When he falls in love with a noblewoman engaged to a crown prince, Eisenheim uses his magic to challenge the social hierarchy and uncover the truth behind their forbidden romance.

Big Fish

Big Fish
Big Fish
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 75%
Metacritic: 58/100
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Runtime: 125 min
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 69 nominations total
Writer: Daniel Wallace, John August
Actors: Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup
Language: English, Cantonese
Country: United States
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“Big Fish” is a heartwarming and fantastical tale about a man named Edward Bloom, who recounts his extraordinary life adventures to his skeptical son, revealing the power of storytelling and the importance of embracing the magic and wonder of life.”

The Adventures of Tintin

The Adventures of Tintin
The Adventures of Tintin
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 75%
Metacritic: 68/100
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Runtime: 107 min
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 22 wins & 63 nominations total
Writer: Hergé, Steven Moffat, Edgar Wright
Actors: Jamie Bell, Andy Serkis, Daniel Craig
Language: English
Country: United States, New Zealand
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“The Adventures of Tintin” is a 2011 animated film directed by Steven Spielberg. The movie follows the young journalist Tintin as he embarks on a thrilling adventure to uncover the secrets of a lost ship and a hidden treasure, while facing dangerous villains and solving puzzles along the way.

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

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“The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas” is a film that tells the story of a young German boy named Bruno who befriends a Jewish boy named Shmuel during World War II. Despite their stark differences in circumstances, the two boys develop a forbidden friendship that ultimately leads to tragedy.

The Book Thief

The Book Thief
The Book Thief
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 49%
Metacritic: 53/100
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Runtime: 131 min
Genre: Drama, War
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 9 wins & 17 nominations total
Writer: Markus Zusak, Michael Petroni
Actors: Sophie Nélisse, Geoffrey Rush, Emily Watson
Language: English, German
Country: Germany, United States, United Kingdom
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“The Book Thief” is a film adaptation of the bestselling novel by Markus Zusak, set in Nazi Germany. It follows a young girl named Liesel Meminger who finds solace in stealing books and sharing them with others, as she navigates the hardships and horrors of World War II.

Life of Pi

Life of Pi
Life of Pi
Internet Movie Database: 7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 86%
Metacritic: 79/100
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Runtime: 127 min
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Awards: Won 4 Oscars. 81 wins & 134 nominations total
Writer: Yann Martel, David Magee
Actors: Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Adil Hussain
Language: English, Hindi, Japanese, French
Country: United States, Taiwan, United Kingdom, Canada, India, France
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The Life of Pi movie is about a young Indian man named Pi who survives a shipwreck and finds himself stranded on a lifeboat with a Bengal tiger, with the two forming an unlikely bond as they struggle to survive in the vast ocean.

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 72%
Metacritic: 70/100
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Runtime: 166 min
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Awards: Won 3 Oscars. 85 wins & 160 nominations total
Writer: Eric Roth, Robin Swicord, F. Scott Fitzgerald
Actors: Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Tilda Swinton
Language: English, Russian, French
Country: United States
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“The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” is a movie about a man who ages in reverse, starting as an elderly person and growing younger as time goes on. It explores his unique life and the challenges he faces as he experiences love, loss, and the passage of time in a non-traditional way.

The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby
The Great Gatsby
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 48%
Metacritic: 55/100
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Runtime: 143 min
Genre: Drama, Romance
Awards: Won 2 Oscars. 51 wins & 86 nominations total
Writer: Baz Luhrmann, Craig Pearce, F. Scott Fitzgerald
Actors: Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan, Joel Edgerton
Language: English
Country: Australia, United States
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“The Great Gatsby” movie is about a wealthy and mysterious man named Jay Gatsby who becomes infatuated with his neighbor’s wife, Daisy Buchanan, leading to a tragic love affair and the exploration of themes such as wealth, social class, and the American Dream.

The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 64%
Metacritic: 65/100
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Runtime: 123 min
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 5 wins & 23 nominations total
Writer: Terry Gilliam, Charles McKeown
Actors: Christopher Plummer, Lily Cole, Heath Ledger
Language: English, Russian, French
Country: United Kingdom, France, Canada
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“The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus” is a fantasy film about a traveling showman who offers people a chance to enter a magical world through a mirror. As they navigate through their own imaginations, they must confront their inner desires and face the consequences of their choices.

Pan’s Labyrinth

Pan's Labyrinth
Pan's Labyrinth
Internet Movie Database: 8.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Metacritic: 98/100
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Runtime: 118 min
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, War
Awards: Won 3 Oscars. 109 wins & 115 nominations total
Writer: Guillermo del Toro
Actors: Ivana Baquero, Ariadna Gil, Sergi López
Language: Spanish
Country: Mexico, Spain
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“Pan’s Labyrinth” is a dark fantasy film set in Spain during the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War, following a young girl named Ofelia who escapes into a mythical labyrinth where she must complete three dangerous tasks to prove her worth and claim her place as a princess. As she navigates through the labyrinth, the film explores themes of escapism, imagination, and the power of storytelling.

The Fall

The Fall
The Fall
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
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Runtime: 21S min
Seasons: 3
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 2 BAFTA 9 wins & 24 nominations total
Writer: Allan Cubitt
Actors: Gillian Anderson, Jamie Dornan, John Lynch
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
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“The Fall” is a visually stunning film directed by Tarsem Singh that tells the story of a stuntman who befriends a young girl while recovering from an injury, and together they create an imaginary world filled with adventure and wonder.”

Finding Neverland

Finding Neverland
Finding Neverland
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 83%
Metacritic: 67/100
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Runtime: 106 min
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 19 wins & 81 nominations total
Writer: Allan Knee, David Magee
Actors: Johnny Depp, Kate Winslet, Julie Christie
Language: English
Country: United States, United Kingdom
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“Finding Neverland” is a film based on the true story of playwright J.M. Barrie, who finds inspiration for his iconic play “Peter Pan” after befriending a widow and her four young sons, ultimately teaching them to embrace the power of imagination and the importance of never growing up.

A Monster Calls

A Monster Calls
A Monster Calls
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 86%
Metacritic: 76/100
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Runtime: 108 min
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Awards: 39 wins & 57 nominations
Writer: Patrick Ness, Siobhan Dowd
Actors: Lewis MacDougall, Sigourney Weaver, Felicity Jones
Language: English
Country: United States, Spain, United Kingdom
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“A Monster Calls” is a movie about a young boy named Conor who befriends a tree monster that helps him cope with his mother’s illness and the challenges of growing up. Through their encounters, Conor learns valuable lessons about truth, acceptance, and the power of storytelling.

The Science of Sleep

The Science of Sleep
The Science of Sleep
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 70%
Metacritic: 70/100
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Runtime: 105 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Awards: 7 wins & 9 nominations
Writer: Michel Gondry
Actors: Gael García Bernal, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Miou-Miou
Language: French, English, Spanish
Country: France, Italy
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“The Science of Sleep” is a surrealistic film that follows the imaginative and dream-like world of a young man named Stéphane, who struggles to distinguish between reality and his vivid dreams. As he navigates his romantic feelings for his neighbor, his dreams and waking life become increasingly intertwined, blurring the boundaries of fantasy and reality.

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