20 Movies Like The Terminal

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Catch Me If You Can

Catch Me If You Can
Catch Me If You Can
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
Metacritic: 75/100
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Runtime: 141 min
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 16 wins & 46 nominations total
Writer: Frank Abagnale Jr., Stan Redding, Jeff Nathanson
Actors: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, Christopher Walken
Language: English, French
Country: United States, Canada
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“Catch Me If You Can” is a true story about Frank Abagnale Jr., a skilled con artist who successfully poses as a pilot, doctor, and lawyer while eluding the FBI agent, Carl Hanratty, who is determined to catch him.”

Up in the Air

Up in the Air
Up in the Air
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 90%
Metacritic: 83/100
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Runtime: 109 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Awards: Nominated for 6 Oscars. 75 wins & 171 nominations total
Writer: Walter Kirn, Jason Reitman, Sheldon Turner
Actors: George Clooney, Vera Farmiga, Anna Kendrick
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Up in the Air” is a film about a corporate downsizer named Ryan Bingham who travels extensively for work, but his life is upended when his company introduces a new employee and he forms unexpected connections along the way.

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 based on the true story of Chris Gardner, a struggling salesman who becomes homeless with his young son. Determined to provide a better life for his family, Gardner perseveres through numerous challenges and hardships in his pursuit of happiness and financial stability.

Cast Away

Cast Away
Cast Away
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 89%
Metacritic: 73/100
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Runtime: 143 min
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 15 wins & 36 nominations total
Writer: William Broyles Jr.
Actors: Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt, Paul Sanchez
Language: English, Russian
Country: United States
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“Cast Away” is about a FedEx executive who becomes stranded on a deserted island after a plane crash, and must learn to survive and find a way back to civilization. The film explores themes of isolation, resilience, and the human spirit’s ability to adapt and overcome adversity.

Lost in Translation

Lost in Translation
Lost in Translation
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Metacritic: 91/100
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Runtime: 102 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 97 wins & 133 nominations total
Writer: Sofia Coppola
Actors: Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson, Giovanni Ribisi
Language: English, Japanese, German, French
Country: United States, Japan
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Lost in Translation is a film that follows the unlikely friendship between an aging movie star and a young college graduate as they navigate the complexities of life and loneliness while in Tokyo. It explores themes of isolation, cultural differences, and the search for connection in a foreign land.

The Shawshank Redemption

The Shawshank Redemption
The Shawshank Redemption
Internet Movie Database: 9.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 89%
Metacritic: 82/100
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Runtime: 142 min
Genre: Drama
Awards: Nominated for 7 Oscars. 21 wins & 42 nominations total
Writer: Stephen King, Frank Darabont
Actors: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Shawshank Redemption is a film about a banker named Andy Dufresne who is wrongfully convicted of murder and sentenced to life in Shawshank State Penitentiary. While there, he forms a deep friendship with a fellow inmate named Red and uses his intelligence and resilience to navigate the harsh realities of prison life and fight for his freedom.

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 film about a man from a fictional Eastern European country who becomes stranded at a New York City airport when his country undergoes a political revolution, forcing him to live in the terminal and navigate a new life while maintaining his optimism and hope.

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 film about two terminally ill men who meet in a hospital and decide to embark on a journey to fulfill their lifelong dreams before they die. Together, they travel the world, experience new adventures, and learn valuable lessons about life, friendship, and the importance of living in the present.

The Intern

The Intern
The Intern
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 59%
Metacritic: 51/100
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Runtime: 121 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Awards: 1 win & 9 nominations
Writer: Nancy Meyers
Actors: Robert De Niro, Anne Hathaway, Rene Russo
Language: English, Japanese
Country: United States
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“The Intern” is a comedy film about a 70-year-old widower who becomes an intern at an online fashion retailer and forms an unlikely friendship with its young CEO, as they navigate the challenges of work and personal life together.

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: United States, United Arab Emirates, India
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“The Hundred-Foot Journey” is a film about an Indian family that opens a restaurant in the south of France, directly across the street from a Michelin-starred French restaurant. The clash of cultures and culinary styles leads to a heartwarming story of rivalry, friendship, and the power of food to bring people together.

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 finds himself transported back in time to 1920s Paris each night at midnight, where he encounters famous artists and writers and falls in love with the era, leading him to question his present-day life and relationships.

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 man named Walter Mitty who embarks on an extraordinary adventure to find a missing photograph, pushing himself beyond his comfort zone and discovering his true potential along the way.

The Way

The Way
The Way
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 83%
Metacritic: 64/100
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Runtime: 123 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Awards: 1 win & 8 nominations
Writer: Emilio Estevez, Jack Hitt
Actors: Martin Sheen, Emilio Estevez, Deborah Kara Unger
Language: English, Spanish, French, Catalan, Italian
Country: Spain, United States
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“The Way” is a drama film that follows a grieving father who embarks on a pilgrimage along the Camino de Santiago in Spain, carrying his son’s ashes. Along the journey, he meets fellow pilgrims who help him find healing, self-discovery, and a new perspective on life.

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 film about a man who ages backward, starting as an old man and becoming younger as time goes on. It explores his unique life journey and the challenges and relationships he encounters along the way.

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 comedy-drama that follows the adventures of a legendary concierge and his loyal lobby boy as they navigate a series of misadventures, love affairs, and a stolen painting during the tumultuous times of the 20th century in a fictional European country.

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 the 1920s, following the story of a fading silent film star who struggles to adapt to the rise of the talkies, while a young aspiring actress finds success in the new era of sound films.

The Darjeeling Limited

The Darjeeling Limited
The Darjeeling Limited
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 69%
Metacritic: 67/100
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Runtime: 91 min
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Awards: 4 wins & 3 nominations
Writer: Wes Anderson, Roman Coppola, Jason Schwartzman
Actors: Owen Wilson, Adrien Brody, Jason Schwartzman
Language: English, Hindi, German, Punjabi, Tibetan, French
Country: United States, India
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“The Darjeeling Limited” is a comedy-drama film about three estranged brothers who embark on a train journey across India in an attempt to reconnect with each other and find spiritual enlightenment. Along the way, they encounter various adventures and challenges that test their relationships and personal growth.

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 drama-comedy film about a man named Finbar McBride who, after inheriting an abandoned train station, finds solace in his newfound solitude until he forms unexpected connections with the eclectic residents of the small town. Through these interactions, Finbar learns to embrace friendship, love, and the beauty of human connection.

The Descendants

The Descendants
The Descendants
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 87%
Metacritic: 84/100
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Runtime: 115 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 65 wins & 148 nominations total
Writer: Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon, Jim Rash
Actors: George Clooney, Shailene Woodley, Amara Miller
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Descendants” is a drama film that follows a Hawaiian land baron, Matt King, as he navigates the complexities of family relationships and his own personal journey after his wife falls into a coma. As he grapples with her impending death, he also learns the truth about his wife’s infidelity, leading him to confront his own shortcomings as a husband and father.

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 a comedy-drama film about a group of British retirees who decide to spend their golden years in a supposedly luxurious hotel in India, only to discover that it is not as glamorous as advertised. As they navigate through cultural differences and personal challenges, they form unexpected friendships and find new purpose in their lives.

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