Most Similar Movies to The Straight Story (1999)


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The World's Fastest Indian (2005), Patch Adams (1998), Tracks (2013), Awakenings (1990), Seven Years in Tibet (1997), The Angriest Man in Brooklyn (2014), Amour (2012) ... Let's take a look at the following list...

The World's Fastest Indian (2005)

The World's Fastest Indian (2005)

7.8/10 Drama, Biography

The story of New Zealander Burt Munro (Sir Anthony Hopkins), who spent years rebuilding a 1920 Indian motorcycle, which helped him set the land speed world record at Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats in 1967.

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Patch Adams (1998)

Patch Adams (1998)

6.8/10 Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance

The true story of a heroic man, Hunter "Patch" Adams, determined to become a medical doctor because he enjoys helping people. He ventured where no doctor had ventured before, using humour and pathos.

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Tracks (2013)

Tracks (2013)

7.2/10 Biography, Drama

A young woman goes on a 1,700-mile trek across the deserts of West Australia with four camels and her faithful dog.

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Awakenings (1990)

Awakenings (1990)

7.8/10 Drama, Biography

The victims of an encephalitis epidemic many years ago have been catatonic ever since, but now a new drug offers the prospect of reviving them.

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Seven Years in Tibet (1997)

Seven Years in Tibet (1997)

7.1/10 Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War

True story of Heinrich Harrer, an Austrian mountain climber who became friends with the Dalai Lama at the time of China's takeover of Tibet.

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The Angriest Man in Brooklyn (2014)

The Angriest Man in Brooklyn (2014)

5.7/10 Comedy, Drama

A perpetually angry man is informed he has 90 minutes to live and promptly sets out to reconcile with his family and friends in the short time he has left.

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Amour (2012)

Amour (2012)

7.9/10 Romance, Drama

Georges and Anne are an octogenarian couple. They are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, also a musician, lives in Britain with her family. One day, Anne has a stroke, and the couple's bond of love is severely tested.

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The Elephant Man (1980)

The Elephant Man (1980)

8.1/10 Drama, Biography

A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man who is mistreated while scraping a living as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous fa├žade, there is revealed a person of kindness, intelligence and sophistication.

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127 Hours (2010)

127 Hours (2010)

7.6/10 Drama, Biography

A mountain climber becomes trapped under a boulder while canyoneering alone near Moab, Utah and resorts to desperate measures in order to survive.

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1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992)

1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992)

6.5/10 Adventure, Biography, Drama, History

Christopher Columbus' discovery of the Americas and the effect this has on the indigenous people.

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A Walk in the Woods (2015)

A Walk in the Woods (2015)

6.3/10 Adventure, Biography, Comedy, Drama

After spending two decades in England, Bill Bryson returns to the U.S., where he decides the best way to connect with his homeland is to hike the Appalachian Trail with one of his oldest friends.

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Life as a House (2001)

Life as a House (2001)

7.5/10 Drama

When a man is diagnosed with terminal cancer, he takes custody of his misanthropic teenage son, for whom quality time means getting high, engaging in small-time prostitution, and avoiding his father.

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Wendy and Lucy (2008)

Wendy and Lucy (2008)

7.1/10 Drama

Over the summer, a series of unfortunate happening triggers a financial crisis for a young woman and she soon finds her life falling apart.

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The Sound of Music (1965)

The Sound of Music (1965)

8.0/10 Romance, Drama, Family, Biography, Musical

A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval officer widower.

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The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007)

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007)

8.0/10 Drama, Biography

The true story of Elle editor Jean-Dominique Bauby who suffers a stroke and has to live with an almost totally paralyzed body; only his left eye isn't paralyzed.

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The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)

The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)

7.8/10 Drama, Adventure, Biography

The dramatization of a motorcycle road trip Che Guevara went on in his youth that showed him his life's calling.

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Finding Neverland (2004)

Finding Neverland (2004)

7.7/10 Drama, Family, Biography

The story of Sir J.M. Barrie's friendship with a family who inspired him to create Peter Pan.

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Girl, Interrupted (1999)

Girl, Interrupted (1999)

7.3/10 Biography, Drama

Based on writer Susanna Kaysen's account of her 18-month stay at a mental hospital in the late 1960s.

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The Wizard (1989)

The Wizard (1989)

6.1/10 Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance

A boy and his brother run away from home and hitch cross country with the help of a girl they meet to compete in the ultimate video game championship.

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Amen. (2002)

Amen. (2002)

7.2/10 Biography, Crime, Drama, War

During WWII SS officer Kurt Gerstein tries to inform Pope Pius XII about Jews being sent to extermination camps. Young Jesuit priest Riccardo Fontana helps him in the difficult mission to inform the world.

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Becoming Jane (2007)

Becoming Jane (2007)

7.1/10 Biography, Drama, Romance

A biographical portrait of a pre-fame Jane Austen (Anne Hathaway) and her romance with a young Irishman.

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