Movies like Peacock 2010

A man with a split personality fools his small town into believing his two alter egos are man and wife, although a struggling young mother holds the key to his past and sparks a battle between the personalities.

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1 Boy A 2007

Freed after a lengthy term in a juvenile detention center, convicted child killer Jack Burridge (Andrew Garfield) finds work as a deliveryman and begins dating co-worker Michelle (Katie Lyons). While out on the road one day, the young Englishman notices a distressed child, and, after reuniting the girl with her family, becomes a local celebrity. But, when a local newspaper unearths his past, Jack must cope with the anger of citizens who fear for the safety of their children.

Genres:

Crime, Drama

Director:

John Crowley

Writers:

Jonathan Trigell (novel), Mark O'Rowe (screenplay)

Country:

United Kingdom
7.6

2 Mozart And The Whale 2005

A love story between two savants with Asperger's syndrome, a kind of autism, whose conditions sabotage their budding relationship.

Genres:

Drama, Comedy, Romance

Director:

Petter Næss

Writer:

Ronald Bass (as Ron Bass)

Country:

United States of America
6.9

3 The Magdalene Sisters 2002

Four women are given into the custody of the Magdalene sisterhood asylum to correct their sinful behavior: Crispina and Rose have given birth to a premarital child, Margaret got raped by her cousin and the orphan Bernadette had been repeatedly caught flirting with the boys. All have to work in a laundry under the strict supervision of the nuns, who break their wills through sadistic punishment.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Peter Mullan

Writer:

Peter Mullan

Countries:

Ireland, United Kingdom
7.7

4 The Imaginarium Of Doctor Parnassus 2009

A traveling theater company gives its audience much more than they were expecting.

Genres:

Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery

Director:

Terry Gilliam

Countries:

Canada, France, United Kingdom
6.8

5 Perfect Sense 2011

In Glasgow, Scotland, while a mysterious pandemic begins to spread around the world, Susan, a brilliant epidemiologist, falls in love with Michael, a skillful cook.

Genres:

Drama, Science Fiction, Romance

Director:

David Mackenzie

Countries:

Germany, United Kingdom, Sweden, Denmark
7.1

6 Breakfast On Pluto 2005

In the 1970s, a foundling lad, Patrick "Kitten" Braden, comes of age by leaving his Irish town for London, in part to look for his mother and in part because his transgender nature is beyond the town's understanding.

Genres:

Drama, Comedy

Director:

Neil Jordan

Writers:

Neil Jordan, Pat McCabe (as Patrick McCabe) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

Ireland, United Kingdom
7.2

7 Thelma 2017

A college student starts to experience extreme seizures. She soon learns that the violent episodes are a symptom of inexplicable abilities.

Genres:

Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Director:

Joachim Trier

Writers:

Eskil Vogt (screenplay), Joachim Trier (screenplay)

Countries:

Denmark, France, Norway, Sweden
7

8 Never Let Me Go 2010

As children, Kathy, Ruth, and Tommy spend their childhood at an idyllic and secluded English boarding school. As they grow into adults, they must come to terms with the complexity and strength of their love for one another while also preparing for the haunting reality awaiting them.

Genres:

Drama, Romance, Science Fiction

Director:

Mark Romanek

Writers:

Kazuo Ishiguro (novel), Alex Garland (screenplay)

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
7.1

9 Veronika Decides To Die 2009

After a frantic suicide attempt, Veronika awakens inside a mysterious mental asylum. Under the supervision of an unorthodox psychiatrist who specializes in controversial treatment, Veronika learns that she has only weeks to live.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Emily Young

Writers:

Paulo Coelho (book), Larry Gross | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.4

10 Neverwas 2005

Zach Riley (Aaron Eckhart) is a psychiatrist, who leaves a job at a prestigious university, to take up a job at the privately run mental institution, 'Millwood'. What he doesnt reveal at the time of his appointment is that this was the very place where his novelist father, T.L. Pierson (Nick Nolte), spent many years of his life.

Genres:

Drama, Fantasy, Thriller

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
6.6

11 The Invisible 2007

After an attack leaves him in limbo -- invisible to the living and also near death -- a teenager discovers the only person who might be able help him is his attacker.

Genres:

Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller, Science Fiction

Director:

David S. Goyer

Writers:

Mick Davis (screenplay), Christine Roum (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
6.2

12 Puncture 2011

A David and Goliath law drama about a drug-addicted lawyer who takes on a health supply corporation while battling his own personal demons.

Genres:

Drama, Mystery

Directors:

Adam Kassen, Mark Kassen

Writers:

Paul Danziger (story), Chris Lopata | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.8

13 The Disappearance Of Alice Creed 2009

A rich man's daughter is held captive in an abandoned apartment by two former convicts who abducted her and hold her ransom in exchange for her father's money.

Genres:

Crime, Drama, Thriller

Director:

J Blakeson

Writer:

J Blakeson

Country:

United Kingdom
6.7

14 Unicorn Store 2017

A woman named Kit moves back to her parent's house, where she receives a mysterious invitation that would fulfill her childhood dreams.

Genres:

Fantasy, Drama, Comedy

Director:

Brie Larson

Country:

United States of America
5.5

15 Dorian Gray 2009

A vain London playboy offers his soul in exchange for eternal beauty in this adaptation of the chilling tale by author Oscar Wilde. Seduced into the decadent world of Lord Henry Wotton (Colin Firth), handsome young aristocrat Dorian Gray (Ben Barnes) becomes obsessed with maintaining his youthful appearance, and commissions a special portrait that will weather the winds of time while he remains forever young. When Gray's obsession spirals out of control, his desperate attempts to safeguard his secret turn his once-privileged life into a living hell.

Genres:

Fantasy, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Oliver Parker

Writers:

Toby Finlay, Oscar Wilde (novel)

Country:

United Kingdom
6.3

16 I Love You Phillip Morris 2009

Steve Russell is a small-town cop. Bored with his bland lifestyle, Russell turns to fraud as a means of shaking things up. Before long, Russell's criminal antics have landed him behind bars, where he encounters the charismatic Phillip Morris. Smitten, Russell devotes his entire life to being with Morris regardless of the consequences.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Romance

Country:

United States of America
6.6

17 A Single Man 2009

The life of George Falconer, a British college professor, is reeling with the recent and sudden loss of his longtime partner. This traumatic event makes George challenge his own will to live as he seeks the console of his close girl friend Charley, who is struggling with her own questions about life.

Genres:

Romance, Drama

Director:

Tom Ford

Writers:

Christopher Isherwood (novel), Tom Ford (written for the screen by) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.6

18 We Need To Talk About Kevin 2011

After her son Kevin commits a horrific act, troubled mother Eva reflects on her complicated relationship with her disturbed son as he grew from a toddler into a teenager.

Genres:

Drama, Thriller

Director:

Lynne Ramsay

Writers:

Lynne Ramsay (screenplay), Rory Stewart Kinnear (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
7.5

19 Wild Target 2010

Victor Maynard is a middle-aged, solitary assassin who lives to please his formidable mother, despite his own peerless reputation for lethal efficiency. His professional routine is interrupted when he finds himself drawn to one of his intended victims. After sparing her life, he unexpectedly acquires a young apprentice. Believing Victor to be a private detective, his two new companions tag along, while he attempts to thwart the murderous attentions of his unhappy client.

Genres:

Action, Comedy

Director:

Jonathan Lynn

Writers:

Lucinda Coxon (screenplay), Pierre Salvadori (film "Cible émouvante")

Countries:

France, United Kingdom
6.8

20 Shrink 2009

Unable to cope with a recent personal tragedy, LA's top celebrity shrink turns into a pothead with no concern for his appearance and a creeping sense of his inability to help his patients.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Jonas Pate

Writers:

Thomas Moffett, Henry Reardon (story)

Country:

United States of America
6.7

21 Agora 2009

A historical drama set in Roman Egypt, concerning philosopher Hypatia of Alexandria and her relationship with her slave Davus, who is torn between his love for her and the possibility of gaining his freedom by joining the rising tide of Christianity.

Genres:

Adventure, Drama, History

Country:

Spain
7.2

22 Toast 2010

An adaptation of celebrity chef Nigel Slater's bestselling memoir, 'Toast' is the ultimate nostalgic trip through everything edible in 1960's Britain. Nigel's mother was always a poor cook, but her chronic asthma and addiction to all things canned does not help.

Genres:

Drama, Comedy, History, Family

Director:

S.J. Clarkson (as SJ Clarkson)

Writers:

Lee Hall, Nigel Slater (based on the memoir by)

Country:

United Kingdom
6.6

23 Pride 2014

Set in the summer of 1984 – Margaret Thatcher is in power and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is on strike. At the Gay Pride March in London, a group of gay and lesbian activists decides to raise money to support the families of the striking miners. But there is a problem. The Union seems embarrassed to receive their support.

Genres:

Drama, Comedy

Director:

Matthew Warchus

Writer:

Stephen Beresford (screenplay by)

Country:

United Kingdom
7.8

24 Kill Your Darlings 2013

A murder in 1944 draws together the great poets of the beat generation: Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs.

Genres:

Drama, Romance, Thriller

Director:

John Krokidas

Writers:

Austin Bunn (screenplay), Austin Bunn (story) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.5