Movies like Menashe 2017

Within Brooklyn’s ultra-orthodox Jewish community, a widower battles for custody of his son.

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1 Brigsby Bear 2017

Brigsby Bear Adventures is a children's TV show produced for an audience of one: James. When the show abruptly ends, James's life changes forever, and he sets out to finish the story himself.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Dave McCary

Writers:

Kevin Costello (screenplay by), Kyle Mooney (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.3

2 Patti Cake$ 2017

Straight out of Jersey comes Patricia Dombrowski, a.k.a. Killa P, a.k.a. Patti Cake$, an aspiring rapper fighting through a world of strip malls and strip clubs on an unlikely quest for glory.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Geremy Jasper

Writer:

Geremy Jasper

Country:

United States of America
6.8

3 Detroit 2017

A police raid in Detroit in 1967 results in one of the largest citizens' uprisings in the history of the United States.

Genres:

Crime, Drama, Thriller, History

Director:

Kathryn Bigelow

Writer:

Mark Boal

Country:

United States of America
7.3

4 I Am Not A Witch 2017

Convicted of witchcraft, 8-year-old Shula is brought to live in a penal colony where witches do hard labour in service of the government.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Rungano Nyoni

Writer:

Rungano Nyoni

Countries:

France, Germany, Netherlands, United Kingdom, United States of America, Zambia
6.9

5 A Fantastic Woman 2017

Marina's life is thrown into turmoil following the death of her partner. Mourning the loss of the man she loved, she finds herself under intense scrutiny from those with no regard for her privacy.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Sebastián Lelio

Writers:

Sebastián Lelio (screenplay), Gonzalo Maza (screenplay)

Country:

Chile
7.2

6 The Rider 2017

Once a rising star of the rodeo circuit, and a gifted horse trainer, young cowboy Brady is warned that his riding days are over, after a horse crushed his skull at a rodeo. Back home on the Pine Ridge Reservation, with little desire or alternatives for a different way of life, Brady’s sense of inadequacy mounts as he is unable to ride or rodeo – the essentials of being a cowboy. In an attempt to regain control of his own fate, Brady undertakes a search for new identity and what it means to be a man in the heartland of America.

Genres:

Drama, Western

Director:

Chloé Zhao

Writer:

Chloé Zhao

Country:

United States of America
7.4

7 Marjorie Prime 2017

A service which creates holographic projections of late family members allows an elderly woman to spend time with a younger version of her deceased husband.

Genres:

Drama, Mystery

Director:

Michael Almereyda

Writers:

Michael Almereyda (written for the screen by), Jordan Harrison (based on the play by)

Country:

United States of America
6.3

8 I Am Not Your Negro 2016

Working from the text of James Baldwin’s unfinished final novel, director Raoul Peck creates a meditation on what it means to be Black in the United States.

Genre:

Documentary

Director:

Raoul Peck

Writers:

James Baldwin (writings), Raoul Peck (scenario)

Countries:

Belgium, France, United States of America
7.8

9 Mudbound 2017

In the post–World War II South, two families are pitted against a barbaric social hierarchy and an unrelenting landscape as they simultaneously fight the battle at home and the battle abroad.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Dee Rees

Writers:

Virgil Williams (screenplay by), Dee Rees (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.4

10 Lady Macbeth 2016

Rural England, 1865. Katherine, suffocated by her loveless marriage to a bitter man and restrained by his father's tyranny, unleashes an irresistible force within her, so powerful that she will stop at nothing to get what she wants.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

William Oldroyd

Writers:

Nikolai Leskov (based on Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk), Alice Birch

Country:

United Kingdom
6.8

11 Wonderstruck 2017

The story of a young boy in the Midwest is told simultaneously with a tale about a young girl in New York from fifty years ago as they both seek the same mysterious connection.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Todd Haynes

Writers:

Brian Selznick (screenplay by), Brian Selznick (based on the book by)

Country:

United States of America
6.2

12 Beatriz At Dinner 2017

Beatriz, an immigrant from a poor town in Mexico, has drawn on her innate kindness to build a career as a health practitioner. Doug Strutt is a cutthroat, self-satisfied billionaire. When these two opposites meet at a dinner party, their worlds collide, and neither will ever be the same.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Miguel Arteta

Writer:

Mike White

Country:

United States of America
6

13 Battle Of The Sexes 2017

The true story of the 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, History

Writer:

Simon Beaufoy

Countries:

United States of America, United Kingdom
6.7

14 Norman 2016

Animator. Storyman. Troublemaker. At 80 years old, see how Disney Legend Floyd Norman, the first African-American animator at Disney, continues to impact animation and stir up "trouble" after the company forced him to retire at age 65.

Genre:

Documentary

Directors:

Michael Fiore (co-director), Erik Sharkey (co-director)

Country:

United States of America
7.4

15 A Quiet Passion 2016

The story of American poet Emily Dickinson from her early days as a young schoolgirl to her later years as a reclusive, unrecognized artist.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Terence Davies

Writer:

Terence Davies

Countries:

Belgium, United States of America, United Kingdom
6.4

16 The Other Side Of Hope 2017

A restaurateur befriends a Syrian refugee who has recently arrived in Finland.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Aki Kaurismäki

Writer:

Aki Kaurismäki

Countries:

Finland, Germany
7.2

17 Nocturama 2016

Paris, one morning. A group of young people from different backgrounds. They launch into a strange ballet in the metro tunnels and the city's streets. They seem to follow a plan. Their gestures are precise, almost dangerous. They converge towards the same point, a department store, at the moment it is about to shut. Night begins.

Genres:

Drama, Thriller

Director:

Bertrand Bonello

Countries:

Belgium, France, Germany
6.5

18 Dawson City: Frozen Time 2016

The true history of a collection of some 500 films dating from 1910s to 1920s, which were lost for over 50 years until being discovered buried in a sub-arctic swimming pool deep in the Yukon Territory, in Dawson City, located about 350 miles south of the Arctic Circle.

Genre:

Documentary

Director:

Bill Morrison

Writer:

Bill Morrison

Country:

United States of America
7.5

19 Love After Love 2017

A sixty-something mother and her two adult sons cope and move onward following the death of their larger-than-life father/husband.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Russell Harbaugh

Writers:

Russell Harbaugh (co-writer), Eric Mendelsohn (co-writer)

Country:

United States of America
5.4

20 Lemon 2017

A man watches his life unravel after he is left by his blind girlfriend.

Genres:

Drama, Comedy

Director:

Janicza Bravo

Country:

United States of America
4.6

21 Step 2017

The senior year of a girls’ high school step team in inner-city Baltimore is documented, as they try to become the first in their families to attend college. The girls strive to make their dancing a success against the backdrop of social unrest in their troubled city.

Genre:

Documentary

Director:

Amanda Lipitz

Country:

United States of America
6.9

22 Keep the Change 2017

When aspiring filmmaker David is mandated by a judge to attend a social program at the Jewish Community Center, he is sure of one thing: he doesn't belong there. But when he's assigned to visit the Brooklyn Bridge with the vivacious Sarah, sparks fly and his convictions are tested. Their budding relationship must weather Sarah's romantic past, David's judgmental mother, and their own pre-conceptions of what love is supposed to look like.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Rachel Israel

Writer:

Rachel Israel

Country:

United States of America
6.3

23 The Light of the Moon 2017

After a New York City woman is sexually assaulted while walking home one evening, she struggles to accept the truth and rediscover the intimacy within her relationship.

Genre:

Drama

Country:

United States of America
6.2

24 Dina 2017

Dina, an outspoken and eccentric 49-year-old in suburban Philadelphia, invites her fiancé Scott, a Walmart door greeter, to move in with her. Having grown up neurologically diverse in a world blind to the value of their experience, the two are head-over-heels for one another, but shacking up poses a new challenge. Scott freezes when it comes to physical intimacy, and Dina, a Kardashians fanatic, wants nothing more than to share with Scott all she’s learned about sensual desire from books, TV shows, and her previous marriage. Her increasingly creative forays to draw Scott close keep hitting roadblocks—exposing anxieties, insecurities, and communication snafus while they strive to reconcile their conflicting approaches to romance and intimacy.

Genre:

Documentary

Country:

United States of America
6.8