Movies like On The Basis Of Sex 2018

Young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg teams with her husband Marty to bring a groundbreaking case before the U.S. Court of Appeals and overturn a century of sex discrimination.

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1 Late Night 2019

A legendary late-night talk show host's world is turned upside down when she hires her only female staff writer. Originally intended to smooth over diversity concerns, her decision has unexpectedly hilarious consequences as the two women separated by culture and generation are united by their love of a biting punchline.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Nisha Ganatra

Writer:

Mindy Kaling (screenplay by)

Country:

United States of America
6.5

2 Rocketman 2019

The story of Elton John's life, from his years as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music through his influential and enduring musical partnership with Bernie Taupin.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Dexter Fletcher

Writer:

Lee Hall

Countries:

Canada, United Kingdom, United States of America
7.3

3 Yesterday 2019

Jack Malik is a struggling singer-songwriter in an English seaside town whose dreams of fame are rapidly fading, despite the fierce devotion and support of his childhood best friend, Ellie. After a freak bus accident during a mysterious global blackout, Jack wakes up to discover that he's the only person on Earth who can remember The Beatles.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance, Fantasy, Music

Director:

Danny Boyle

Writers:

Richard Curtis (screenplay by), Jack Barth (story by) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United Kingdom
6.8

4 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

5 Isn't It Romantic 2019

For a long time, Natalie, an Australian architect living in New York City, had always believed that what she had seen in rom-coms is all fantasy. But after thwarting a mugger at a subway station only to be knocked out while fleeing, Natalie wakes up and discovers that her life has suddenly become her worst nightmare—a romantic comedy—and she is the leading lady.

Genres:

Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

Writers:

Erin Cardillo (screenplay by), Dana Fox (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.9

6 Book Club 2018

Four lifelong friends have their lives forever changed after reading Fifty Shades of Grey in their monthly book club.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance, Drama

Director:

Bill Holderman

Country:

United States of America
6.1

7 The Hate U Give 2018

Raised in a poverty-stricken slum, a 16-year-old girl named Starr now attends a suburban prep school. After she witnesses a police officer shoot her unarmed best friend, she's torn between her two very different worlds as she tries to speak her truth.

Genres:

Crime, Drama

Director:

George Tillman Jr.

Writers:

Audrey Wells (screenplay by), Angie Thomas (based upon the novel by)

Country:

United States of America
7.4

8 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

9 Dumplin' 2018

To prove a point about measuring up and fitting in, Texas teen Willowdean “Dumplin’” Dickson enters a local pageant run by her ex-beauty queen mom.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Anne Fletcher

Writers:

Kristin Hahn (screenplay by), Julie Murphy (based on the novel by)

Country:

United States of America
6.6

10 Instant Family 2018

When Pete and Ellie decide to start a family, they stumble into the world of foster care adoption. They hope to take in one small child but when they meet three siblings, including a rebellious 15 year old girl, they find themselves speeding from zero to three kids overnight.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Sean Anders

Country:

United States of America
7.3

11 A Simple Favor 2018

Stephanie, a dedicated mother and popular vlogger, befriends Emily, a mysterious upper-class woman whose son Nicky attends the same school as Miles, Stephanie's son. When Emily asks her to pick Nicky up from school and then disappears, Stephanie undertakes an investigation that will dive deep into Emily's cloudy past.

Genres:

Crime, Comedy

Director:

Paul Feig

Writers:

Darcey Bell (based upon the novel by), Jessica Sharzer (screenplay by)

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
6.8

12 Mary Poppins Returns 2018

In Depression-era London, a now-grown Jane and Michael Banks, along with Michael's three children, are visited by the enigmatic Mary Poppins following a personal loss. Through her unique magical skills, and with the aid of her friend Jack, she helps the family rediscover the joy and wonder missing in their lives.

Genres:

Fantasy, Family, Comedy

Director:

Rob Marshall

Writers:

P.L. Travers (based upon the "Mary Poppins" stories by) (as PL Travers), David Magee (screen story by) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.7

13 Mary Queen Of Scots 2018

In 1561, Mary Stuart, widow of the King of France, returns to Scotland, reclaims her rightful throne and menaces the future of Queen Elizabeth I as ruler of England, because she has a legitimate claim to the English throne. Betrayals, rebellions, conspiracies and their own life choices imperil both Queens. They experience the bitter cost of power, until their tragic fate is finally fulfilled.

Genres:

Drama, History

Director:

Josie Rourke

Writers:

Beau Willimon (screenplay by), John Guy (based on the book "Queen of Scots: The True Life of Mary Stuart" by) (as Dr. John Guy)

Countries:

United States of America, United Kingdom
6.3

14 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

15 Juliet, Naked 2018

Annie is stuck in a long-term relationship with Duncan – an obsessive fan of obscure rocker Tucker Crowe. When the acoustic demo of Tucker's hit record from 25 years ago surfaces, its discovery leads to a life-changing encounter with the elusive rocker himself.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Jesse Peretz

Writers:

Evgenia Peretz (screenplay by), Jim Taylor (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
6.6

16 Ben Is Back 2018

19-year-old Ben Burns unexpectedly returns home to his family's suburban home on Christmas Eve morning. Ben's mother, Holly, is relieved and welcoming but wary of her son staying clean. Over a turbulent 24 hours, new truths are revealed, and a mother's undying love for her son is tested as she does everything in her power to keep him safe.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Peter Hedges

Writer:

Peter Hedges

Country:

United States of America
6.7

17 Can You Ever Forgive Me? 2018

When a bestselling celebrity biographer is no longer able to get published because she has fallen out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception.

Genres:

Drama, Crime, Comedy

Director:

Marielle Heller

Writers:

Nicole Holofcener (screenplay by), Jeff Whitty (screenplay by)

Country:

United States of America
7.1

18 Wild Rose 2018

A young Scottish singer, Rose-Lynn Harlan, dreams of making it as a country artist in Nashville after being released from prison.

Genres:

Music, Comedy, Drama

Director:

Tom Harper

Writer:

Nicole Taylor

Country:

United Kingdom
7.2

19 The Wife 2017

The account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Jan and Antonina Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the Nazi invasion.

Genres:

Drama, History

Director:

Niki Caro

Writers:

Angela Workman (screenplay), Diane Ackerman (based on the book by)

Countries:

Czech Republic, United Kingdom, United States of America
7

20 Boy Erased 2018

Jared, the son of a Baptist pastor in a small American town, is outed to his parents at age 19. Jared is faced with an ultimatum: attend a gay conversion therapy program – or be permanently exiled and shunned by his family, friends, and faith.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Joel Edgerton

Writers:

Garrard Conley (based on the memoir Boy Erased by), Joel Edgerton (written for the screen by)

Countries:

Australia, United States of America
6.9

21 Ladies In Black 2018

Adapted from the bestselling novel by Madeleine St John, Ladies in Black is an alluring and tender-hearted comedy drama about the lives of a group of department store employees in 1959 Sydney.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Bruce Beresford

Writers:

Madeleine St. John (based on the novel: "The Women in Black" by), Sue Milliken (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

Australia
6.7

22 Downton Abbey 2019

The beloved Crawleys and their intrepid staff prepare for the most important moment of their lives. A royal visit from the King and Queen of England will unleash scandal, romance and intrigue that will leave the future of Downton hanging in the balance.

Genres:

Drama, History

Director:

Michael Engler

Writers:

Julian Fellowes (characters), Julian Fellowes (screenplay by)

Country:

United Kingdom
7.4

23 The Children Act 2017

In the midst of a marital crisis, a High Court judge must decide if she should order a life-saving blood transfusion for a teen with cancer despite his family's refusal to accept medical treatment for religious reasons.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Richard Eyre

Writers:

Ian McEwan (screenplay by), Ian McEwan (based on the novel by)

Country:

United Kingdom
6.7

24 Blinded By The Light (2019 Movie) 2019