Movies like Spielberg 2017

A documentary on the life and career of one of the most influential film directors of all time, Steven Spielberg.

If you already watched and love Spielberg, you will love these. Below is the list of movies similar to Spielberg.

1 The Disaster Artist 2017

An aspiring actor in Hollywood meets an enigmatic stranger by the name of Tommy Wiseau, the meeting leads the actor down a path nobody could have predicted; creating the worst movie ever made.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

James Franco

Writers:

Scott Neustadter (screenplay by), Michael H. Weber (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.4

2 Won't You Be My Neighbor? 2018

Fred Rogers used puppets and play to explore complex social issues: race, disability, equality and tragedy, helping form the American concept of childhood. He spoke directly to children and they responded enthusiastically. Yet today, his impact is unclear. Have we lived up to Fred's ideal of good neighbors?

Genre:

Documentary

Director:

Morgan Neville

Country:

United States of America
8.4

3 Fahrenheit 11/9 2018

Michael Moore's provocative documentary explores the two most important questions of the Trump Era: How the fuck did we get here, and how the fuck do we get out?

Genre:

Documentary

Director:

Michael Moore

Writer:

Michael Moore

Country:

United States of America
6.9

4 Three Identical Strangers 2018

New York, 1980. Three complete strangers accidentally discover that they're identical triplets, separated at birth. The 19-year-olds' joyous reunion catapults them to international fame, but also unlocks an extraordinary and disturbing secret that goes beyond their own lives – and could transform our understanding of human nature forever.

Genre:

Documentary

Director:

Tim Wardle

Writer:

Grace Hughes-Hallett (developed by)

Country:

United Kingdom
7.7

5 La 92 2017

Twenty-five years after the verdict in the Rodney King trial sparked several days of protests, violence and looting in Los Angeles, LA 92 immerses viewers in that tumultuous period through stunning and rarely seen archival footage.

Genres:

Documentary, History

Directors:

Daniel Lindsay (as Dan Lindsay), T.J. Martin (as TJ Martin)

Country:

United States of America
8.2

6 Jane 2017

Drawing from never-before-seen footage that has been tucked away in the National Geographic archives, director Brett Morgen tells the story of Jane Goodall, a woman whose chimpanzee research revolutionized our understanding of the natural world.

Genre:

Documentary

Director:

Brett Morgen

Writers:

Brett Morgen, Jane Goodall (based on the writings of)

Countries:

Tanzania, United States of America
7.8

7 A Futile And Stupid Gesture 2018

The National Lampoon name became globally recognized after the monumental success of Animal House—but before the glory days, it was a scrappy yet divinely subversive magazine and radio show that introduced the world to comedic geniuses like Bill Murray, Chevy Chase, John Belushi, and Gilda Radner. The driving force behind National Lampoon was Doug Kenney (Will Forte), and his truly wild and crazy story unfolds in A Futile and Stupid Gesture from Harvard to Hollywood to Caddyshack and beyond.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

David Wain

Country:

United States of America
6.8

8 Score: A Film Music Documentary 2016

Music is an integral part of most films, adding emotion and nuance while often remaining invisible to audiences. Matt Schrader shines a spotlight on the overlooked craft of film composing, gathering many of the art form’s most influential practitioners, from Hans Zimmer and Danny Elfman to Quincy Jones and Randy Newman, to uncover their creative process. Tracing key developments in the evolution of music in film, and exploring some of cinema’s most iconic soundtracks, 'Score' is an aural valentine for film lovers.

Genres:

Music, Documentary

Director:

Matt Schrader

Writer:

Matt Schrader

Country:

United States of America
7.5

9 David Lynch: The Art Life 2016

An intimate journey through the formative years of David Lynch's life. From his idyllic upbringing in small town America to the dark streets of Philadelphia, we follow Lynch as he traces the events that have helped to shape one of cinema's most enigmatic directors.

Genre:

Documentary

Country:

United States of America
7.2

10 The Post 2017

A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between journalist and government. Inspired by true events.

Genres:

Drama, History

Director:

Steven Spielberg

Country:

United States of America
7.2

11 I'm Still Here 2010

I'm Still Here is a portrayal of a tumultuous year in the life of actor Joaquin Phoenix. With remarkable access, the film follows the Oscar-nominee as he announces his retirement from a successful film career in the fall of 2008 and sets off to reinvent himself as a hip-hop musician. The film is a portrait of an artist at a crossroads and explores notions of courage and creative reinvention, as well as the ramifications of a life spent in the public eye.

Genres:

Music, Comedy, Drama

Director:

Casey Affleck

Country:

United States of America
6.2

12 Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind 2018

A funny, intimate and heartbreaking portrait of one of the world’s most beloved and inventive comedians, Robin Williams, told largely through his own words. Celebrates what he brought to comedy and to the culture at large, from the wild days of late-1970s L.A. to his death in 2014.

Genres:

Documentary, Comedy

Director:

Marina Zenovich

Country:

United States of America
8

13 Andre The Giant 2018

An ambitious and wide-ranging documentary exploring Andre’s upbringing in France, his celebrated career in WWE, and his forays in the entertainment world.

Genre:

Documentary

Director:

Jason Hehir

Country:

United States of America
7.8

14 Filmworker 2017

The story of Leon Vitali, who surrendered his promising acting career to become Stanley Kubrick's devoted right-hand man.

Genre:

Documentary

Director:

Tony Zierra

Country:

United States of America
7.4

15 Joshua: Teenager Vs. Superpower 2017

When the Chinese Communist Party backtracks on its promise of autonomy to Hong Kong, teenager Joshua Wong decides to save his city. Rallying thousands of kids to skip school and occupy the streets, Joshua becomes an unlikely leader in Hong Kong and one of China’s most notorious dissidents.

Genre:

Documentary

Director:

Joe Piscatella
7.1

16 They'll Love Me When I'm Dead 2018

In the final 15 years of the life of legendary director Orson Welles he pins his Hollywood comeback hopes on the film "The Other Side of the Wind".

Genre:

Documentary

Director:

Morgan Neville

Country:

United States of America
7.5

17 One Week And A Day 2016

When Eyal finishes the week of mourning for his late son, his wife urges him to return to their routine but instead he gets high with a young neighbor and sets out to discover that there are still things in his life worth living for.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Asaph Polonsky

Writer:

Asaph Polonsky

Country:

Israel
6.7

18 Hotel Coolgardie 2016

Described as “a nightmare version of Cheers” (POV Magazine) and “one of the most captivating Australian documentaries in recent memory” (Cinema Australia), HOTEL COOLGARDIE is a gripping portrait of outback Australia, as experienced by two ill-fated backpackers who find themselves the latest batch of “fresh meat” to work as barmaids in a remote mining town. Sometimes amusing, often confronting, the film has been applauded for its no-holds-barred, fly-on-the-wall storytelling, as it explores hot-button themes around misogyny and xenophobia via its depiction of two women attempting to adapt to living and working in a hyper-masculine, foreign environment.

Genre:

Documentary

Director:

Pete Gleeson

Country:

Australia
6.9

19 California Typewriter 2016

A story about people whose lives are connected by typewriters. A meditation on creativity and technology featuring Tom Hanks, John Mayer, Sam Shepard, David McCullough and others.

Genre:

Documentary

Director:

Doug Nichol

Country:

United States of America
7.2

20 78/52: Hitchcock's Shower Scene 2017

The most famous murder scene in movie history comprises 78 camera settings and 52 cuts: the shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho. 78/52 tells the story of the man behind the curtain and his greatest obsession.

Genre:

Documentary

Countries:

France, United States of America, United Kingdom
7.3

21 S Is for Stanley 2015

S Is for Stanley is the story of Emilio D'Alessandro, Stanley Kubrick's personal driver. A friendship that lasted through 30 years of their lives, helped create four cinema masterpieces, and brought together two apparently opposite people, that found their ideal journey companion far away from their homes.

Genre:

Documentary

Director:

Alex Infascelli

Countries:

United Kingdom, Italy
7

22 Springsteen on Broadway 2018

Springsteen on Broadway is a solo acoustic performance written and performed by Tony Award, Academy Award, and 20-time Grammy Award winner Bruce Springsteen. Based on his worldwide best-selling autobiography 'Born to Run,' Springsteen on Broadway is a unique evening with Bruce, his guitar, a piano, and his very personal stories. In addition, it features a special appearance by Patti Scialfa. Netflix will allow global audiences to see the show critics have been raving about from anywhere they are.

Genres:

Music, Documentary

Director:

Thom Zimny
8.5

23 May it Last: A Portrait of the Avett Brothers 2017

An intimate portrait of the acclaimed North Carolina band The Avett Brothers, charting their decade-and-a- half rise, while chronicling their present-day collaboration with famed producer Rick Rubin on the multi-Grammy-nominated album “True Sadness.”

Genres:

Music, Documentary
8.4

24 The Director and the Jedi 2018

An intimate documentary delving into Rian Johnson's process as he comes in as a director new to the Star Wars universe.

Genre:

Documentary

Director:

Anthony Wonke

Writer:

Tylie Cox

Country:

United States of America
7.4