Movies like Harriet 2019

The extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation into one of America's greatest heroes. Her courage, ingenuity and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history.

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1 A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood 2019

An award-winning cynical journalist, Lloyd Vogel, begrudgingly accepts an assignment to write an Esquire profile piece on the beloved television icon Fred Rogers. After his encounter with Rogers, Vogel's perspective on life is transformed.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Marielle Heller

Countries:

China, United States of America
7.3

2 The Two Popes 2019

Frustrated with the direction of the church, Cardinal Bergoglio requests permission to retire in 2012 from Pope Benedict. Instead, facing scandal and self-doubt, the introspective Pope Benedict summons his harshest critic and future successor to Rome to reveal a secret that would shake the foundations of the Catholic Church.

Genres:

Drama, Comedy, History

Director:

Fernando Meirelles

Country:

United States of America
7.6

3 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

4 Abominable 2019

A group of misfits encounter a young Yeti named Everest, and they set off to reunite the magical creature with his family on the mountain of his namesake.

Genres:

Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family

Directors:

Jill Culton, Todd Wilderman (co-director)

Writer:

Jill Culton

Countries:

China, United States of America
7

5 American Factory 2019

In post-industrial Ohio, a Chinese billionaire opens a new factory in the husk of an abandoned General Motors plant, hiring two thousand blue-collar Americans. Early days of hope and optimism give way to setbacks as high-tech China clashes with working-class America.

Genre:

Documentary

Country:

United States of America
7.4

6 Brittany Runs A Marathon 2019

A young woman decides to make positive changes in her life by training for the New York City Marathon.

Genres:

Drama, Comedy

Country:

United States of America
6.8

7 Luce 2019

A star athlete and top student, Luce's idealized image is challenged by one of his teachers when his unsettling views on political violence come to light, putting a strain on family bonds while igniting intense debates on race and identity.

Genres:

Drama, Thriller

Director:

Julius Onah

Writers:

J.C. Lee (play), J.C. Lee (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.8

8 The Best Of Enemies 2019

Centers on the unlikely relationship between Ann Atwater, an outspoken civil rights activist, and C.P. Ellis, a local Ku Klux Klan leader who reluctantly co-chaired a community summit, battling over the desegregation of schools in Durham, North Carolina during the racially-charged summer of 1971. The incredible events that unfolded would change Durham and the lives of Atwater and Ellis forever.

Genres:

Drama, History

Director:

Robin Bissell

Writers:

Robin Bissell, Osha Gray Davidson (inspired by true events chronicled in 'The Best of Enemies: Race and Redemption in the New South' by)

Country:

United States of America
7.1

9 Honeyland 2019

When nomadic beekeepers break Honeyland’s basic rule (take half of the honey, but leave half to the bees), the last female beehunter in Europe must save the bees and restore natural balance.

Genre:

Documentary

Country:

Macedonia
8

10 Where'd You Go, Bernadette 2019

When architect-turned-recluse Bernadette Fox goes missing prior to a family trip to Antarctica, her 15-year-old daughter Bee goes on a quest with Bernadette's husband to find her.

Genres:

Drama, Comedy, Mystery

Director:

Richard Linklater

Writers:

Richard Linklater (screenplay by), Holly Gent (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.5

11 Judy 2019

Winter 1968 and showbiz legend Judy Garland arrives in Swinging London to perform a five-week sold-out run at The Talk of the Town. It is 30 years since she shot to global stardom in The Wizard of Oz, but if her voice has weakened, its dramatic intensity has only grown. As she prepares for the show, battles with management, charms musicians and reminisces with friends and adoring fans, her wit and warmth shine through. Even her dreams of love seem undimmed as she embarks on a whirlwind romance with Mickey Deans, her soon-to-be fifth husband.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Rupert Goold

Writers:

Tom Edge (screenplay by), Peter Quilter (based on the stageplay "End of the Rainbow" by)

Country:

United Kingdom
6.9

12 Bombshell 2019

Bombshell is a revealing look inside the most powerful and controversial media empire of all time; and the explosive story of the women who brought down the infamous man who created it.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Jay Roach

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
6.8

13 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

14 Dark Waters 2019

A tenacious attorney uncovers a dark secret that connects a growing number of unexplained deaths due to one of the world's largest corporations. In the process, he risks everything — his future, his family, and his own life — to expose the truth.

Genres:

Drama, Thriller

Director:

Todd Haynes

Writers:

Nathaniel Rich (based on The New York Times magazine article "The Lawyer Who Became DuPont's Worst Nightmare" by), Mario Correa (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.6

15 The Aeronauts 2019

In 1862, daredevil balloon pilot Amelia Wren teams up with pioneering meteorologist James Glaisher to advance human knowledge of the weather and fly higher than anyone in history. While breaking records and advancing scientific discovery, their voyage to the very edge of existence helps the unlikely pair find their place in the world they have left far below them. But they face physical and emotional challenges in the thin air, as the ascent becomes a fight for survival.

Genres:

Adventure, Drama, Romance

Director:

Tom Harper

Writers:

Tom Harper (story by), Jack Thorne (story by) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
6.6

16 The Good Liar 2019

Career con man Roy sets his sights on his latest mark: recently widowed Betty, worth millions. And he means to take it all. But as the two draw closer, what should have been another simple swindle takes on the ultimate stakes.

Genres:

Drama, Mystery, Crime

Director:

Bill Condon

Writers:

Jeffrey Hatcher, Nicholas Searle (novel)

Countries:

Germany, United Kingdom, United States of America
6.6

17 Queen & Slim 2019

While on a forgettable first date together in Ohio, a black man and a black woman are pulled over for a minor traffic infraction. The situation escalates, with sudden and tragic results, when the man kills the police officer in self-defense. Terrified and in fear for their lives, the man, a retail employee, and the woman, a criminal defense lawyer, are forced to go on the run. But the incident is captured on video and goes viral, and the couple unwittingly become a symbol of trauma, terror, grief and pain for people across the country.

Genres:

Drama, Romance, Crime

Director:

Melina Matsoukas

Writers:

Lena Waithe (screenplay by), James Frey (story by) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7

18 For Sama 2019

A love letter from a young mother to her daughter, the film tells the story of Waad al-Kateab’s life through five years of the uprising in Aleppo, Syria as she falls in love, gets married and gives birth to Sama, all while cataclysmic conflict rises around her. Her camera captures incredible stories of loss, laughter and survival as Waad wrestles with an impossible choice– whether or not to flee the city to protect her daughter’s life, when leaving means abandoning the struggle for freedom for which she has already sacrificed so much.

Genres:

Documentary, War

Countries:

Syrian Arab Republic, United Kingdom, United States of America
8.5

19 One Child Nation 2019

Through interviews with both victims and instigators, Nanfu Wang, a first-time mother, breaks open decades of silence on a vast, unprecedented social experiment that shaped — and destroyed — countless lives in China.

Genre:

Documentary

Directors:

Nanfu Wang, Jialing Zhang (as Zhang Lynn)

Country:

United States of America
7.5

20 Richard Jewell 2019

Directed by Clint Eastwood and based on true events, "Richard Jewell" is a story of what happens when what is reported as fact obscures the truth. "There is a bomb in Centennial Park. You have thirty minutes." The world is first introduced to Richard Jewell as the security guard who reports finding the device at the 1996 Atlanta bombing-his report making him a hero whose swift actions save countless lives. But within days, the law enforcement wannabe becomes the FBI's number one suspect, vilified by press and public alike, his life ripped apart. Richard Jewell thinks quick, works fast, and saves hundreds, perhaps thousands, of lives after a domestic terrorist plants several pipe bombs and they explode during a concert, only to be falsely suspected of the crime by sloppy FBI work and sensational media coverage.

Genres:

Drama, Crime

Director:

Clint Eastwood

Writers:

Billy Ray, Marie Brenner (article) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.5

21 Lucy In The Sky 2019

Astronaut Lucy Cola returns to Earth after a transcendent experience during a mission to space – and begins to lose touch with reality in a world that now seems too small.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Noah Hawley

Writers:

Brian C. Brown (screenplay), Elliott DiGuiseppi (screenplay) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
4.7

22 Troop Zero 2019

In rural 1977 Georgia, a misfit girl dreams of life in outer space. When a national competition offers her a chance at her dream, to be recorded on NASA’s Golden Record, she recruits a makeshift troupe of Birdie Scouts, forging friendships that last a lifetime and beyond.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Directors:

Bert (as Bert & Bertie), Bertie (as Bert & Bertie)

Writers:

Lucy Alibar (screenplay), Lucy Alibar

Country:

United States of America
6.9

23 The Cave 2019

After a group of biologists discovers a huge network of unexplored caves in Romania and, believing it to be an undisturbed eco-system that has produced a new species, they hire the best American team of underwater cave explorers in the world. While exploring deeper into the underwater caves, a rockslide blocks their exit, and they soon discover a larger carnivorous creature has added them to its food chain.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller

Director:

Bruce Hunt

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
5.1