Movies like Django Unchained 2012

With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.

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1 Logan 2017

In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X in a hideout on the Mexican border. But Logan's attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are upended when a young mutant arrives, pursued by dark forces.

Genres:

Action, Drama, Science Fiction

Director:

James Mangold

Writers:

James Mangold (story by), Scott Frank (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
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2 Deadpool 2016

Deadpool tells the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new abilities and a dark, twisted sense of humor, Deadpool hunts down the man who nearly destroyed his life.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Comedy

Director:

Tim Miller

Country:

United States of America
8

3 Shutter Island 2010

World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.

Genres:

Drama, Thriller, Mystery

Director:

Martin Scorsese

Writers:

Laeta Kalogridis (screenplay), Dennis Lehane (novel)

Country:

United States of America
8.1

4 Inception 2010

Cobb, a skilled thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible: "inception", the implantation of another person's idea into a target's subconscious.

Genres:

Action, Science Fiction, Adventure

Director:

Christopher Nolan

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
8.8

5 The Dark Knight Rises 2012

Following the death of District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman assumes responsibility for Dent's crimes to protect the late attorney's reputation and is subsequently hunted by the Gotham City Police Department. Eight years later, Batman encounters the mysterious Selina Kyle and the villainous Bane, a new terrorist leader who overwhelms Gotham's finest. The Dark Knight resurfaces to protect a city that has branded him an enemy.

Genres:

Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Christopher Nolan

Writers:

Jonathan Nolan (screenplay), Christopher Nolan (screenplay) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
8.4

6 Gravity 2013

Dr. Ryan Stone, a brilliant medical engineer on her first Shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky in command of his last flight before retiring. But on a seemingly routine spacewalk, disaster strikes. The Shuttle is destroyed, leaving Stone and Kowalsky completely alone-tethered to nothing but each other and spiraling out into the blackness of space. The deafening silence tells them they have lost any link to Earth and any chance for rescue. As fear turns to panic, every gulp of air eats away at what little oxygen is left. But the only way home may be to go further out into the terrifying expanse of space.

Genres:

Science Fiction, Thriller, Drama

Director:

Alfonso Cuarón

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
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7 Slumdog Millionaire 2008

Jamal Malik is an impoverished Indian teen who becomes a contestant on the Hindi version of ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?’ but, after he wins, he is suspected of cheating.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Directors:

Danny Boyle, Loveleen Tandan (co-director)

Writers:

Simon Beaufoy (screenplay), Vikas Swarup (novel)

Country:

United Kingdom
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8 The Martian 2015

During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive.

Genres:

Drama, Adventure, Science Fiction

Director:

Ridley Scott

Writers:

Drew Goddard (screenplay by), Andy Weir (based on the novel by)

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
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9 Guardians Of The Galaxy 2014

Light years from Earth, 26 years after being abducted, Peter Quill finds himself the prime target of a manhunt after discovering an orb wanted by Ronan the Accuser.

Genres:

Action, Science Fiction, Adventure

Director:

James Gunn

Country:

United States of America
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10 Mad Max: Fury Road 2015

An apocalyptic story set in the furthest reaches of our planet, in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, and most everyone is crazed fighting for the necessities of life. Within this world exist two rebels on the run who just might be able to restore order.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Science Fiction

Director:

George Miller

Countries:

Australia, United States of America
8.1

11 The Hateful Eight 2015

Bounty hunters seek shelter from a raging blizzard and get caught up in a plot of betrayal and deception.

Genres:

Crime, Drama, Mystery, Western

Director:

Quentin Tarantino

Country:

United States of America
7.8

12 The Revenant 2015

In the 1820s, a frontiersman, Hugh Glass, sets out on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead after a bear mauling.

Genres:

Western, Drama, Adventure

Writers:

Mark L. Smith (screenplay), Alejandro G. Iñárritu (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

Canada, Hong Kong, Taiwan, United States of America
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13 The Social Network 2010

On a fall night in 2003, Harvard undergrad and computer programming genius Mark Zuckerberg sits down at his computer and heatedly begins working on a new idea. In a fury of blogging and programming, what begins in his dorm room as a small site among friends soon becomes a global social network and a revolution in communication. A mere six years and 500 million friends later, Mark Zuckerberg is the youngest billionaire in history... but for this entrepreneur, success leads to both personal and legal complications.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

David Fincher

Writers:

Aaron Sorkin (screenplay), Ben Mezrich (book)

Country:

United States of America
7.7

14 Silver Linings Playbook 2012

After spending eight months in a mental institution, a former teacher moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife.

Genres:

Drama, Comedy, Romance

Director:

David O. Russell

Writers:

David O. Russell (screenplay), Matthew Quick (novel)

Country:

United States of America
7.7

15 Whiplash 2014

Under the direction of a ruthless instructor, a talented young drummer begins to pursue perfection at any cost, even his humanity.

Genres:

Drama, Music

Director:

Damien Chazelle

Writer:

Damien Chazelle

Country:

United States of America
8.5

16 Nightcrawler 2014

When Lou Bloom, desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story. Aiding him in his effort is Nina, a TV-news veteran.

Genres:

Crime, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Dan Gilroy

Writer:

Dan Gilroy

Country:

United States of America
7.9

17 Gone Girl 2014

With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.

Genres:

Mystery, Thriller, Drama

Director:

David Fincher

Writers:

Gillian Flynn (screenplay), Gillian Flynn (novel)

Country:

United States of America
8.1

18 Prisoners 2013

When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?

Genres:

Drama, Thriller, Crime

Director:

Denis Villeneuve

Country:

United States of America
8.1

19 12 Years A Slave 2013

In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty as well as unexpected kindnesses Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. In the twelfth year of his unforgettable odyssey, Solomon’s chance meeting with a Canadian abolitionist will forever alter his life.

Genres:

Drama, History

Director:

Steve McQueen

Writers:

John Ridley (screenplay by), Solomon Northup (based on "Twelve Years a Slave" by)

Countries:

United States of America, United Kingdom
8.1

20 The Imitation Game 2014

Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code-breakers at Britain's top-secret Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park, during the darkest days of World War II.

Genres:

History, Drama, Thriller, War

Director:

Morten Tyldum

Writers:

Graham Moore, Andrew Hodges (book)

Country:

United States of America
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21 The Grand Budapest Hotel 2014

The Grand Budapest Hotel tells of a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars and his friendship with a young employee who becomes his trusted protégé. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting, the battle for an enormous family fortune and the slow and then sudden upheavals that transformed Europe during the first half of the 20th century.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Wes Anderson

Writers:

Stefan Zweig (inspired by the writings of), Wes Anderson (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
8.1

22 Up 2009

Carl Fredricksen spent his entire life dreaming of exploring the globe and experiencing life to its fullest. But at age 78, life seems to have passed him by, until a twist of fate (and a persistent 8-year old Wilderness Explorer named Russell) gives him a new lease on life.

Genres:

Animation, Comedy, Family, Adventure

Directors:

Pete Docter, Bob Peterson (co-director)

Writers:

Pete Docter (story by), Bob Peterson (story by) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
8.2

23 Her 2013

In the not so distant future, Theodore, a lonely writer purchases a newly developed operating system designed to meet the user's every needs. To Theodore's surprise, a romantic relationship develops between him and his operating system. This unconventional love story blends science fiction and romance in a sweet tale that explores the nature of love and the ways that technology isolates and connects us all.

Genres:

Romance, Science Fiction, Drama

Director:

Spike Jonze

Writer:

Spike Jonze

Country:

United States of America
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24 Birdman 2014

A fading actor best known for his portrayal of a popular superhero attempts to mount a comeback by appearing in a Broadway play. As opening night approaches, his attempts to become more altruistic, rebuild his career, and reconnect with friends and family prove more difficult than expected.

Genres:

Drama, Comedy

Country:

United States of America
7.7