20 Movies Like Mary and Max - Taste

A tale of friendship between two unlikely pen pals: Mary, a lonely, eight-year-old girl living in the suburbs of Melbourne, and Max, a forty-four-year old, severely obese man living in New York. In the mid-1970s, a homely, friendless Australian girl of 8 picks a name out of a Manhattan phone book and writes to him; she includes a chocolate bar. He writes back, with chocolate. Thus begins a 20-year correspondence. Will the two ever meet face to face?

The Triplets of Belleville

The Triplets of Belleville

2003 • PG-13 • Drama, Animation, Comedy
Users Like You
All Users
71

When her grandson is kidnapped during the Tour de France, Madame Souza and her beloved pooch Bruno team up with the Belleville Sisters--an aged song-and-dance team from the days of Fred Astaire--to rescue him.

Details
City Lights
HBO Max

City Lights

1931 • G • Comedy, Drama, Romance
Users Like You
All Users
79

In this sound-era silent film, a tramp falls in love with a beautiful blind flower seller.

Details
Harold and Maude
Amazon Prime

Harold and Maude

1971 • PG • Comedy, Drama, Romance
Users Like You
All Users
73

The young Harold lives in his own world of suicide-attempts and funeral visits to avoid the misery of his current family and home environment. Harold meets an 80-year-old woman named Maude who also lives in her own world yet one in which she is having the time of her life. When the two opposites meet they realize that their differences don’t matter and they become best friends and love each other.

Details
Strangers on a Train

Strangers on a Train

1951 • PG • Crime, Drama, Thriller
Users Like You
All Users
75

A deranged socialite accosts a tennis star with his theory that if two strangers trade murders, they can disguise their motives and avoid suspicion.

Details
Waltz with Bashir

Waltz with Bashir

2008 • Drama, Animation, War, Foreign, Anime
Users Like You
All Users
75

Director and Israeli army veteran Ari Folman interviews friends and former soldiers about their memories of the 1982 Lebanon war and especially the Sabra and Shatila massacre in Beirut. The usage of animation enabled Folman to illustrate their personal memories and dreams.

Details
The Kid
Amazon Prime
HBO Max
fuboTV

The Kid

1921 • NR • Comedy, Drama
Users Like You
All Users
77

A tramp cares for a boy after he's abandoned as a newborn by his mother. Later the mother has a change of heart and aches to be reunited with her son.

Details
Dial M for Murder

Dial M for Murder

1954 • PG • Crime, Thriller, Drama, Mystery
Users Like You
All Users
77

An ex-tennis pro carries out a plot to have his wife murdered after discovering she is having an affair, and assumes she will soon leave him for the other man anyway. When things go wrong, he improvises a new plan—to frame her for murder instead.

Details
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

2007 • PG-13 • Drama, Foreign
Users Like You
All Users
73

The true story of Elle France editor Jean-Dominique Bauby, who, in 1995 at the age of 43, suffered a stroke that paralyzed his entire body, except his left eye. Using that eye to blink out his memoir, Bauby eloquently described the aspects of his interior world, from the psychological torment of being trapped inside his body to his imagined stories from lands he'd only visited in his mind.

Details
Nebraska

Nebraska

2013 • R • Drama, Adventure
Users Like You
All Users
70

An aging, booze-addled father takes a trip from Montana to Nebraska with his estranged son in order to claim what he believes to be a million-dollar sweepstakes prize.

Details
The Elephant Man
Amazon Prime

The Elephant Man

1980 • PG • Drama, History
Users Like You
All Users
76

A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man being mistreated by his "owner" as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous façade, there is revealed a person of great intelligence and sensitivity. Based on the true story of Joseph Merrick (called John Merrick in the film), a severely deformed man in 19th century London.

Details
Song of the Sea

Song of the Sea

2014 • PG • Family, Animation, Fantasy
Users Like You
All Users
77

The story of the last Seal Child’s journey home. After their mother’s disappearance, Ben and Saoirse are sent to live with Granny in the city. When they resolve to return to their home by the sea, their journey becomes a race against time as they are drawn into a world Ben knows only from his mother’s folktales. But this is no bedtime story; these fairy folk have been in our world far too long. It soon becomes clear to Ben that Saoirse is the key to their survival.

Details
The Apartment

The Apartment

1960 • NR • Comedy, Drama, Romance
Users Like You
All Users
80

Bud Baxter is a minor clerk in a huge New York insurance company, until he discovers a quick way to climb the corporate ladder. He lends out his apartment to the executives as a place to take their mistresses. Although he often has to deal with the aftermath of their visits, one night he's left with a major problem to solve.

Details
Modern Times
HBO Max

Modern Times

1936 • G • Drama, Comedy
Users Like You
All Users
78

The Tramp struggles to live in modern industrial society with the help of a young homeless woman.

Details
The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters

The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters

2007 • PG-13 • Documentary
Users Like You
All Users
72

In this hilarious arcade showdown, a humble novice goes head-to-head against the reigning Donkey Kong champ in a confrontation that rocks the gaming world to its processors! For over 20 years, Billy Mitchell has owned the throne of the Donkey Kong world. No one could beat his top score until now. Newcomer Steve Wiebe claims to have beaten the unbeatable, but Mitchell isn't ready to relinquish his crown without a fight. Go behind the barrels as the two battle it out in a vicious war to earn the title of the true King of Kong.

Details
Beasts of the Southern Wild
HBO Max

Beasts of the Southern Wild

2012 • PG-13 • Drama, Fantasy, Adventure
Users Like You
All Users
66

Hushpuppy, an intrepid six-year-old girl, lives with her father, Wink in 'the Bathtub', a southern Delta community at the edge of the world. Wink’s tough love prepares her for the unraveling of the universe—for a time when he’s no longer there to protect her. When Wink contracts a mysterious illness, nature flies out of whack—temperatures rise, and the ice caps melt, unleashing an army of prehistoric creatures called aurochs. With the waters rising, the aurochs coming, and Wink’s health fading, Hushpuppy goes in search of her lost mother.

Details
Milk
Netflix
Amazon Prime

Milk

2009 • R • History, Drama
Users Like You
All Users
67

The true story of Harvey Milk, the first openly gay man ever elected to public office. In San Francisco in the late 1970s, Harvey Milk becomes an activist for gay rights and inspires others to join him in his fight for equal rights that should be available to all Americans.

Details
Frances Ha
fuboTV

Frances Ha

2013 • R • Comedy, Drama
Users Like You
All Users
71

An aspiring dancer moves to New York City and becomes caught up in a whirlwind of flighty fair-weather friends, diminishing fortunes and career setbacks.

Details
Day & Night

Day & Night

2010 • G • Animation, Fantasy, Family, Comedy, Adventure
Users Like You
All Users
70

When Day, a sunny fellow, encounters Night, a stranger of distinctly darker moods, sparks fly! Day and Night are frightened and suspicious of each other at first, and quickly get off on the wrong foot. But as they discover each other's unique qualities--and come to realize that each of them offers a different window onto the same world-the friendship helps both to gain a new perspective.

Details
M
HBO Max

M

1933 • PG-13 • Drama, Action, Thriller, Crime
Users Like You
All Users
81

In this classic German thriller, Hans Beckert, a serial killer who preys on children, becomes the focus of a massive Berlin police manhunt. Beckert's heinous crimes are so repellant and disruptive to city life that he is even targeted by others in the seedy underworld network. With both cops and criminals in pursuit, the murderer soon realizes that people are on his trail, sending him into a tense, panicked attempt to escape justice.

Details
The 400 Blows
HBO Max

The 400 Blows

1959 • NR • Drama
Users Like You
All Users
78

For young Parisian boy Antoine Doinel, life is one difficult situation after another. Surrounded by inconsiderate adults, including his neglectful parents, Antoine spends his days with his best friend, Rene, trying to plan for a better life. When one of their schemes goes awry, Antoine ends up in trouble with the law, leading to even more conflicts with unsympathetic authority figures.

Details