Movies like Safe 2012

A dangerous CIA renegade resurfaces after a decade on the run. When the safe house he's remanded to is attacked by mercenaries, a rookie operative escapes with him. Now, the unlikely allies must stay alive long enough to uncover who wants them dead.

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1 Ruby Sparks 2012

Calvin is a young novelist who achieved phenomenal success early in his career but is now struggling with his writing – as well as his romantic life. Finally, he makes a breakthrough and creates a character named Ruby who inspires him. When Calvin finds Ruby, in the flesh, sitting on his couch about a week later, he is completely flabbergasted that his words have turned into a living, breathing person.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance, Fantasy, Drama

Writer:

Zoe Kazan

Country:

United States of America
7.2

2 City Island 2009

The Rizzos, a family who doesn't share their habits, aspirations, and careers with one another, find their delicate web of lies disturbed by the arrival of a young ex-con brought home by Vince, the patriarch of the family, who is a corrections officer in real life, and a hopeful actor in private.

Genres:

Drama, Comedy

Director:

Raymond De Felitta

Country:

United States of America
7.4

3 Premium Rush 2012

In Manhattan, a bike messenger picks up an envelope that attracts the interest of a dirty cop, who pursues the cyclist throughout the city.

Genres:

Crime, Action, Thriller

Director:

David Koepp

Country:

United States of America
6.5

4 The Five-Year Engagement 2012

Exactly one year after Tom meets Violet, he surprises her with a wedding ring. By all accounts, Tom and Violet are destined for their happily ever after. However, this engaged couple just keep getting tripped up on the long walk down the aisle.

Genres:

Romance, Comedy

Director:

Nicholas Stoller

Country:

United States of America
6.2

5 Our Idiot Brother 2011

Everybody has one—the sibling who is always just a little bit behind the curve when it comes to getting his life together. For sisters Liz, Miranda and Natalie, that person is their perennially upbeat brother, Ned. When Ned's girlfriend dumps him and boots him off the farm, his sisters each take a turn at housing him, but Ned's unfailing honesty creates more than a few messes in their comfortable routines. But as each of their lives begins to unravel, Ned's family comes to realise that Ned isn't such an idiot after all.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Jesse Peretz

Writers:

Jesse Peretz (story), Evgenia Peretz (story) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.4

6 Everything Must Go 2010

When an alcoholic relapses, causing him to lose his wife and his job, he holds a yard sale on his front lawn in an attempt to start over. A new neighbor might be the key to his return to form.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director:

Dan Rush

Writers:

Dan Rush, Raymond Carver (short story "Why Don't You Dance")

Country:

United States of America
6.4

7 Take Shelter 2011

Plagued by a series of apocalyptic visions, a young husband and father questions whether to shelter his family from a coming storm, or from himself.

Genres:

Thriller, Drama, Horror

Director:

Jeff Nichols

Writer:

Jeff Nichols

Country:

United States of America
7.4

8 Young Adult 2011

A divorced writer from the Midwest returns to her hometown to reconnect with an old flame, who's now married with a family.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Jason Reitman

Writer:

Diablo Cody

Country:

United States of America
6.2

9 Seeking A Friend For The End Of The World 2012

As an asteroid nears Earth, a man finds himself alone after his wife leaves in a panic. He decides to take a road trip to reunite with his high school sweetheart. Accompanying him is a neighbor who inadvertently puts a wrench in his plan.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Romance, Science Fiction

Director:

Lorene Scafaria

Writer:

Lorene Scafaria

Country:

United States of America
6.7

10 Robot & Frank 2012

A delightful dramatic comedy, a buddy picture, and, for good measure, a heist film. Curmudgeonly old Frank lives by himself. His routine involves daily visits to his local library, where he has a twinkle in his eye for the librarian. His grown children are concerned about their father’s well-being and buy him a caretaker robot. Initially resistant to the idea, Frank soon appreciates the benefits of robotic support – like nutritious meals and a clean house – and eventually begins to treat his robot like a true companion. With his robot’s assistance, Frank’s passion for his old, unlawful profession is reignited, for better or worse.

Genres:

Science Fiction, Comedy, Drama, Crime

Director:

Jake Schreier

Writer:

Christopher Ford (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
7.1

11 The Vicious Kind 2009

A man tries to warn his brother away from the new girlfriend he brings home during Thanksgiving, but ends up becoming infatuated with her in the process.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Lee Toland Krieger

Writer:

Lee Toland Krieger (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
7

12 Timer 2009

When implanted in a person's wrist, a TiMER counts down to the day the wearer finds true love. But Oona O'Leary faces the rare dilemma of a blank TiMER. Her soul mate - whoever and wherever he is - has yet to have a TiMER implanted. Staring down the barrel of thirty and tired of waiting for her would-be life partner to get off the dime, Oona breaks her own rules and falls for Mikey, a charming and inappropriately young supermarket clerk with a countdown of four months.

Genres:

Fantasy, Drama, Comedy, Science Fiction, Romance

Director:

Jac Schaeffer

Writer:

Jac Schaeffer

Country:

United States of America
6.5

13 Take This Waltz 2011

Twenty-eight-year-old Margot is happily married to Lou, a good-natured cookbook author. But when Margot meets Daniel, a handsome artist who lives across the street, their mutual attraction is undeniable.

Genres:

Drama, Comedy

Director:

Sarah Polley

Writer:

Sarah Polley

Countries:

Canada, Japan, Spain
6.5

14 Your Sister's Sister 2011

Iris invites her friend Jack to stay at her family's island getaway after the death of his brother. At their remote cabin, Jack's drunken encounter with Hannah, Iris' sister, kicks off a revealing stretch of days.

Genres:

Drama, Comedy

Director:

Lynn Shelton

Writer:

Lynn Shelton

Country:

United States of America
6.7

15 50/50 2011

Inspired by a true story, a comedy centered on a 27-year-old guy who learns of his cancer diagnosis and his subsequent struggle to beat the disease.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Jonathan Levine

Writer:

Will Reiser

Country:

United States of America
7.6

16 The Way Way Back 2013

Over the course of his summer break, a teenager comes into his own thanks in part to the friendship he strikes up with one of the park's managers.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Directors:

Nat Faxon, Jim Rash

Writers:

Nat Faxon, Jim Rash

Country:

United States of America
7.4

17 Drinking Buddies 2013

Weekend trips, office parties, late night conversations, drinking on the job, marriage pressure, biological clocks, holding eye contact a second too long… you know what makes the line between “friends” and “more than friends” really blurry? Beer.

Genres:

Romance, Drama

Director:

Joe Swanberg

Writer:

Joe Swanberg

Country:

United States of America
6.1

18 Jeff, Who Lives At Home 2011

Dispatched from his basement room on an errand for his mother, slacker Jeff might discover his destiny (finally) when he spends the day with his brother as he tracks his possibly adulterous wife.

Genres:

Drama, Comedy

Country:

United States of America
6.5

19 Smashed 2012

Kate and Charlie like to have a good time. Their marriage thrives on a shared fondness for music, laughter… and getting smashed. When Kate’s partying spirals into hard-core asocial behavior, compromising her job as an elementary schoolteacher, something’s got to give. But change isn’t exactly a cakewalk. Sobriety means she will have to confront the lies she’s been spinning at work, her troubling relationship with her mother, and the nature of her bond with Charlie.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

James Ponsoldt

Country:

United States of America
6.8

20 Butter 2011

An adopted girl discovers her talent for butter carving and finds herself pitted against an ambitious local woman in their Iowa town's annual contest.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Jim Field Smith

Writer:

Jason A. Micallef (as Jason Micallef)

Country:

United States of America
6.2

21 Bernie 2011

In small-town Texas, affable and popular mortician Bernie Tiede strikes up a friendship with Marjorie Nugent, a wealthy widow well known for her sour attitude. When she becomes controlling and abusive, Bernie goes to great lengths to remove himself from her grasp.

Genres:

Comedy, Crime, Drama

Director:

Richard Linklater

Writers:

Skip Hollandsworth (based on the article in Texas Monthly by), Richard Linklater (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.8

22 Sleepwalk With Me 2012

A burgeoning stand-up comedian struggles with the stress of a stalled career, a stale relationship, and the wild spurts of severe sleepwalking he is desperate to ignore.

Genre:

Comedy

Directors:

Mike Birbiglia, Seth Barrish (co-director)

Writers:

Mike Birbiglia (screenplay), Ira Glass (screenplay) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.8

23 It's A Disaster 2012

Four couples meet for Sunday brunch only to discover they are stuck in a house together as the world may be about to end.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Todd Berger

Writer:

Todd Berger

Country:

United States of America
6.4

24 Celeste And Jesse Forever 2012

Celeste and Jesse met in high school and got married young. They laugh at the same jokes and finish each other’s sentences. They are forever linked in their friends’ minds as the perfect couple – she, a high-powered businesswoman and budding novelist; he, a free spirit who keeps things from getting boring. Their only problem is that they have decided to get divorced. Can their perfect relationship withstand this minor setback?

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director:

Lee Toland Krieger

Country:

United States of America
6.6