Movies like Free Solo 2018

Follow Alex Honnold as he attempts to become the first person to ever free solo climb Yosemite's 3,000 foot high El Capitan wall. With no ropes or safety gear, this would arguably be the greatest feat in rock climbing history.

If you already watched and love Free Solo, you will love these. Below is the list of movies similar to Free Solo.

1 Fyre 2019

He promised supermodels and yachts, but delivered tents and cheese sandwiches. How one man engineered a music festival disaster.

Genres:

Documentary, TV Movie

Director:

Chris Smith

Country:

United States of America
7.2

2 Apollo 11 2019

A look at the Apollo 11 mission to land on the moon led by commander Neil Armstrong and pilot Buzz Aldrin.

Genres:

Documentary, History

Country:

United States of America
8.2

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 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

5 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

6 Knock Down The House 2019

In 2018, a young bartender in the Bronx, a coal miner’s daughter in West Virginia, a grieving mother in Nevada and a registered nurse in Missouri join a movement of insurgent candidates challenging powerful incumbents in Congress. Without political experience or corporate money, these four women are attempting to do what many consider impossible.

Genre:

Documentary

Director:

Rachel Lears

Country:

United States of America
6.9

7 Vice 2018

George W. Bush picks Dick Cheney, the CEO of Halliburton Co., to be his Republican running mate in the 2000 presidential election. No stranger to politics, Cheney's impressive résumé includes stints as White House chief of staff, House Minority Whip and defense secretary. When Bush wins by a narrow margin, Cheney begins to use his newfound power to help reshape the country and the world.

Genres:

Drama, History, Comedy

Director:

Adam McKay

Writer:

Adam McKay

Country:

United States of America
7.2

8 Fahrenheit 11/9 2018

Michael Moore's provocative documentary explores the two most important questions of the Trump Era: How the fuck did we get here, and how the fuck do we get out?

Genre:

Documentary

Director:

Michael Moore

Writer:

Michael Moore

Country:

United States of America
6.9

9 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

10 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.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Bo Burnham

Writer:

Bo Burnham

Country:

United States of America
7.4

11 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

12 The Ballad Of Buster Scruggs 2018

Vignettes weaving together the stories of six individuals in the old West at the end of the Civil War. Following the tales of a sharp-shooting songster, a wannabe bank robber, two weary traveling performers, a lone gold prospector, a woman traveling the West to an uncertain future, and a motley crew of strangers undertaking a carriage ride.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Western

Directors:

Ethan Coen, Joel Coen

Country:

United States of America
7.3

13 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

14 The Dawn Wall 2017

In the middle of Yosemite National Park towers El Capitan, a huge block of granite whose smoothest side, the Dawn Wall, is said to be the most difficult rock climb in the world. Tommy Caldwell didn’t see inhospitable terrain, but rather a puzzle almost a kilometer tall. In The Dawn Wall, we follow him and Kevin Jorgeson in their historic ascent to the summit.

Genres:

Documentary, Adventure

Country:

Austria
8.1

15 Leaving Neverland 2019

Genre:

Documentary

Country:

Germany

16 First Man 2018

A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.

Genres:

History, Drama

Director:

Damien Chazelle

Writers:

Josh Singer (screenplay by), James R. Hansen (based on the book by)

Country:

United States of America
7.3

17 The Inventor: Out For Blood In Silicon Valley 2019

With a magical new invention that promised to revolutionize blood testing, Elizabeth Holmes became the world’s youngest self-made billionaire, heralded as the next Steve Jobs. Then, overnight, her 10-billion-dollar company dissolved. The rise and fall of Theranos is a window into the psychology of fraud.

Genre:

Documentary

Director:

Alex Gibney

Writer:

Alex Gibney

Country:

United States of America
7.1

18 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

19 Minding The Gap 2018

Three young men bond together to escape volatile families in their Rust Belt hometown. As they face adult responsibilities, unexpected revelations threaten their decade-long friendship.

Genre:

Documentary

Director:

Bing Liu

Country:

United States of America
8.1

20 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

21 Leave No Trace 2018

A father and daughter live a perfect but mysterious existence in Forest Park, a beautiful nature reserve near Portland, Oregon, rarely making contact with the world. But when a small mistake tips them off to authorities, they are sent on an increasingly erratic journey in search of a place to call their own.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Debra Granik

Writers:

Debra Granik (screenplay by), Anne Rosellini (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
7.2

22 They Shall Not Grow Old 2018

A documentary about World War I with never-before-seen footage to commemorate the centennial of Armistice Day, and the end of the war.

Genres:

Documentary, History, War

Director:

Peter Jackson

Countries:

New Zealand, United Kingdom
8.3

23 The Great Hack 2019

Data—arguably the world’s most valuable asset—is being weaponized to wage cultural and political wars. The dark world of data exploitation is uncovered through the unpredictable, personal journeys of players on different sides of the explosive Cambridge Analytica/Facebook data story.

Genre:

Documentary

Country:

United States of America
7

24 The Report 2019

The story of Daniel Jones, lead investigator for the US Senate’s sweeping study into the CIA's Detention and Interrogation Program, which was found to be brutal, immoral and ineffective. With the truth at stake, Jones battled tirelessly to make public what many in power sought to keep hidden.

Genres:

Drama, Thriller, History

Director:

Scott Z. Burns

Writer:

Scott Z. Burns

Country:

United States of America
7.2