Movies like Eighth Grade 2018

Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school — the end of her thus far disastrous eighth grade year — before she begins high school.

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1 Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse 2018

Miles Morales is juggling his life between being a high school student and being a spider-man. When Wilson "Kingpin" Fisk uses a super collider, others from across the Spider-Verse are transported to this dimension.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Animation, Science Fiction, Comedy

Writers:

Phil Lord (screenplay by), Rodney Rothman (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
8.4

2 The Disaster Artist 2017

An aspiring actor in Hollywood meets an enigmatic stranger by the name of Tommy Wiseau, the meeting leads the actor down a path nobody could have predicted; creating the worst movie ever made.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

James Franco

Writers:

Scott Neustadter (screenplay by), Michael H. Weber (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.4

3 Won't You Be My Neighbor? 2018

Fred Rogers used puppets and play to explore complex social issues: race, disability, equality and tragedy, helping form the American concept of childhood. He spoke directly to children and they responded enthusiastically. Yet today, his impact is unclear. Have we lived up to Fred's ideal of good neighbors?

Genre:

Documentary

Director:

Morgan Neville

Country:

United States of America
8.4

4 Isle Of Dogs 2018

In the future, an outbreak of canine flu leads the mayor of a Japanese city to banish all dogs to an island that's a garbage dump. The outcasts must soon embark on an epic journey when a 12-year-old boy arrives on the island to find his beloved pet.

Genres:

Adventure, Comedy, Animation

Director:

Wes Anderson

Writers:

Wes Anderson (story by), Roman Coppola (story by) | 3 more credits »

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
7.9

5 The Farewell 2019

A headstrong Chinese-American woman returns to China when her beloved grandmother is given a terminal diagnosis. Billi struggles with her family's decision to keep grandma in the dark about her own illness as they all stage an impromptu wedding to see grandma one last time.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Lulu Wang

Writer:

Lulu Wang

Countries:

China, United States of America
7.6

6 Blackkklansman 2018

Colorado Springs, late 1970s. Ron Stallworth, an African American police officer, and Flip Zimmerman, his Jewish colleague, run an undercover operation to infiltrate the Ku Klux Klan.

Genres:

Crime, Drama, History

Director:

Spike Lee

Country:

United States of America
7.5

7 Sorry To Bother You 2018

In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, black telemarketer Cassius Green discovers a magical key to professional success – which propels him into a macabre universe.

Genres:

Fantasy, Science Fiction, Comedy

Director:

Boots Riley

Writer:

Boots Riley

Country:

United States of America
6.9

8 Three Identical Strangers 2018

New York, 1980. Three complete strangers accidentally discover that they're identical triplets, separated at birth. The 19-year-olds' joyous reunion catapults them to international fame, but also unlocks an extraordinary and disturbing secret that goes beyond their own lives – and could transform our understanding of human nature forever.

Genre:

Documentary

Director:

Tim Wardle

Writer:

Grace Hughes-Hallett (developed by)

Country:

United Kingdom
7.7

9 If Beale Street Could Talk 2018

After her fiance is falsely imprisoned, a pregnant African-American woman sets out to clear his name and prove his innocence.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Barry Jenkins

Writers:

Barry Jenkins (written for the screen by), James Baldwin (based on the book by)

Country:

United States of America
7.1

10 Booksmart 2019

Two academic teenage superstars realize, on the eve of their high school graduation, that they should have worked less and played more. Determined to never fall short of their peers, the girls set out on a mission to cram four years of fun into one night.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Olivia Wilde

Country:

United States of America
7.2

11 Blindspotting 2018

Collin must make it through his final three days of probation for a chance at a new beginning. He and his troublemaking childhood best friend, Miles, work as movers, and when Collin witnesses a police shooting, the two men’s friendship is tested as they grapple with identity and their changed realities in the rapidly-gentrifying neighborhood they grew up in.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Country:

United States of America
7.4

12 Us 2019

Husband and wife Gabe and Adelaide Wilson take their kids to their beach house expecting to unplug and unwind with friends. But as night descends, their serenity turns to tension and chaos when some shocking visitors arrive uninvited.

Genres:

Thriller, Horror, Mystery

Director:

Jordan Peele

Writer:

Jordan Peele

Country:

United States of America
6.9

13 Crazy Rich Asians 2018

An American-born Chinese economics professor accompanies her boyfriend to Singapore for his best friend's wedding, only to get thrust into the lives of Asia's rich and famous.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director:

Jon M. Chu

Writers:

Peter Chiarelli (screenplay by), Adele Lim (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.9

14 Mid90s 2018

Stevie is a sweet 13-year-old about to explode. His mom is loving and attentive, but a little too forthcoming about her romantic life. His big brother is a taciturn and violent bully. So Stevie searches his working-class Los Angeles suburb for somewhere to belong. He finds it at the Motor Avenue skate shop.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Jonah Hill

Writer:

Jonah Hill

Country:

United States of America
7.4

15 The Big Sick 2017

Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family's expectations, and his true feelings.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director:

Michael Showalter

Country:

United States of America
7.5

16 I, Tonya 2017

Competitive ice skater Tonya Harding rises amongst the ranks at the U. S. Figure Skating Championships, but her future in the sport is thrown into doubt when her ex-husband intervenes.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Craig Gillespie

Writer:

Steven Rogers

Country:

United States of America
7.5

17 Lady Bird 2017

A California high school student plans to escape from her family and small town by going to college in New York, much to the disapproval of wildly loving, deeply opinionated and strong-willed mother.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Greta Gerwig

Writer:

Greta Gerwig

Country:

United States of America
7.4

18 The Florida Project 2017

The story of a precocious six year-old and her ragtag group of friends whose summer break is filled with childhood wonder, possibility and a sense of adventure while the adults around them struggle with hard times.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Sean Baker

Country:

United States of America
7.6

19 Thoroughbreds 2017

Two teenage girls in suburban Connecticut rekindle their unlikely friendship after years of growing apart. In the process, they learn that neither is what she seems to be, and that a murder might solve both of their problems.

Genres:

Drama, Thriller

Director:

Cory Finley

Writer:

Cory Finley

Country:

United States of America
6.7

20 Good Time 2017

After a botched bank robbery lands his younger brother in prison, Connie Nikas embarks on a twisted odyssey through New York City's underworld to get his brother Nick out of jail.

Genres:

Crime, Drama, Thriller

Country:

United States of America
7.4

21 Roma 2018

In 1970s Mexico City, two domestic workers help a mother of four while her husband is away for an extended period of time.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Alfonso Cuarón

Writer:

Alfonso Cuarón

Countries:

United States of America, Mexico
7.7

22 The Favourite 2018

England, early 18th century. The close relationship between Queen Anne and Sarah Churchill is threatened by the arrival of Sarah's cousin, Abigail Hill, resulting in a bitter rivalry between the two cousins to be the Queen's favourite.

Genres:

Drama, History, Comedy

Director:

Yorgos Lanthimos

Countries:

Ireland, United Kingdom, United States of America
7.6

23 First Reformed 2017

A pastor of a small church in upstate New York starts to spiral out of control after a soul-shaking encounter with an unstable environmental activist and his pregnant wife.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Paul Schrader

Writer:

Paul Schrader

Country:

United States of America
7.1

24 Hereditary 2018

When Ellen, the matriarch of the Graham family, passes away, her daughter’s family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry.

Genres:

Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Director:

Ari Aster

Writer:

Ari Aster

Country:

United States of America
7.3