Movies like Stan & Ollie 2018

With their golden era long behind them, comedy duo Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy embark on a variety hall tour of Britain and Ireland. Despite the pressures of a hectic schedule, and with the support of their wives Lucille and Ida – a formidable double act in their own right – the pair's love of performing, as well as for each other, endures as they secure their place in the hearts of their adoring public

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1 Welcome To Marwen 2018

When a devastating attack shatters Mark Hogancamp and wipes away all memories, no one expected recovery. Putting together pieces from his old and new life, Mark meticulously creates a wondrous town named Marwen where he can heal and be heroic. As he builds an astonishing art installation — a testament to the most powerful women he knows — through his fantasy world, he draws strength to triumph in the real one.

Genres:

Drama, Comedy, Fantasy

Director:

Robert Zemeckis

Writers:

Robert Zemeckis (screenplay by), Caroline Thompson (screenplay by)

Country:

United States of America
6.1

2 Fighting With My Family 2019

Born into a tight-knit wrestling family, Paige and her brother Zak are ecstatic when they get the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to try out for the WWE. But when only Paige earns a spot in the competitive training program, she must leave her loved ones behind and face this new cutthroat world alone. Paige's journey pushes her to dig deep and ultimately prove to the world that what makes her different is the very thing that can make her a star.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Stephen Merchant

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
7.1

3 The Kid Who Would Be King 2019

Old-school magic meets the modern world when young Alex stumbles upon the mythical sword Excalibur. He soon unites his friends and enemies, and they become knights who join forces with the legendary wizard Merlin. Together, they must save mankind from the wicked enchantress Morgana and her army of supernatural warriors.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Family

Director:

Joe Cornish

Writer:

Joe Cornish

Country:

United Kingdom
6

4 Fisherman's Friends 2019

Ten fisherman from Cornwall are signed by Universal Records and achieve a top ten hit with their debut album of Sea Shanties. Based on the true-life story of Cornish folk band, Fisherman's Friends.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Chris Foggin

Country:

United Kingdom
6.9

5 The Sisters Brothers 2018

Oregon, 1851. Hermann Kermit Warm, a chemist and aspiring gold prospector, keeps a profitable secret that the Commodore wants to know, so he sends the Sisters brothers, two notorious assassins, to capture him on his way to California.

Genres:

Comedy, Western

Director:

Jacques Audiard

Writers:

Jacques Audiard (screenplay by), Thomas Bidegain (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

United States of America, Belgium, France, Romania, Spain
7

6 The Old Man & The Gun 2018

The true story of Forrest Tucker, from his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public. Wrapped up in the pursuit are a detective, who becomes captivated with Forrest’s commitment to his craft, and a woman, who loves him in spite of his chosen profession.

Genres:

Comedy, Crime, Drama

Director:

David Lowery

Writers:

David Lowery, David Grann (based on the New Yorker article by)

Country:

United States of America
6.7

7 Brexit 2019

Political strategist Dominic Cummings leads a popular but controversial campaign to convince British voters to leave the European Union from 2015 up until the present day.

Genres:

History, TV Movie, Drama

Director:

Toby Haynes

Writer:

James Graham

Country:

United Kingdom
7

8 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

9 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

10 Cold Pursuit 2019

The quiet family life of Nels Coxman, a snowplow driver, is upended after his son's murder. Nels begins a vengeful hunt for Viking, the drug lord he holds responsible for the killing, eliminating Viking's associates one by one. As Nels draws closer to Viking, his actions bring even more unexpected and violent consequences, as he proves that revenge is all in the execution.

Genres:

Action, Crime, Thriller

Director:

Hans Petter Moland

Writers:

Frank Baldwin (screenplay by), Kim Fupz Aakeson (based on the movie 'Kraftidioten' written by)

Countries:

Canada, France, Norway, United Kingdom, United States of America
6.2

11 King Of Thieves 2018

London, England, April 2015. Brian Reader, a retired thief, gathers an unlikely gang of burglars to perpetrate the biggest and boldest heist in British history. The thieves assault the Hatton Garden Safe Deposit Company and escape with millions in goods and money. But soon the cracks between the gang members begin to appear when they discuss how to share the loot.

Genres:

Crime, Drama

Director:

James Marsh

Writers:

Joe Penhall (screenplay), Mark Seal (magazine article)

Country:

United Kingdom
5.5

12 Red Joan 2018

London, England, May 2000. The peaceful life of elderly Joan Stanley is suddenly disrupted when she is arrested by the British Intelligence Service and accused of providing information to communist Russia during the forties.

Genres:

Thriller, History

Director:

Trevor Nunn

Writers:

Lindsay Shapero (screenplay), Jennie Rooney (novel)

Country:

United Kingdom
6.3

13 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

14 All Is True 2018

London, June 29th, 1613. The Globe Theater, ran by the famous playwright William Shakespeare, accidentally burns to ashes. Seriously affected, he stops writing and returns to his hometown, where his wife Anne and daughters Judith and Susanna get surprised to hear he intends to stay there definitively, after two decades working in the capital, neglecting his sincere affections for them.

Genres:

Drama, History

Director:

Kenneth Branagh

Writer:

Ben Elton

Country:

United Kingdom
6.2

15 Tolkien 2019

England, early 20th century. The future writer and philologist John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (1892-1973) and three of his schoolmates create a strong bond between them as they share the same passion for literature and art, a true fellowship that strengthens as they grow up, but the outbreak of World War I threatens to shatter it.

Genres:

Drama, History, War, Romance

Director:

Dome Karukoski

Country:

United States of America
6.8

16 They Shall Not Grow Old 2018

A documentary about World War I with never-before-seen footage to commemorate the centennial of Armistice Day, and the end of the war.

Genres:

Documentary, History, War

Director:

Peter Jackson

Countries:

New Zealand, United Kingdom
8.3

17 Pavarotti 2019

Featuring never-before-seen footage, concert performances and intimate interviews, filmmaker Ron Howard examines the life and career of famed opera tenor Luciano Pavarotti.

Genres:

Documentary, Music

Director:

Ron Howard

Writers:

Cassidy Hartmann (consulting writer), Mark Monroe

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
7.5

18 Swimming With Men 2018

A man who is suffering a mid-life crisis finds new meaning in his life as part of an all-male, middle-aged, amateur synchronised swimming team.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Oliver Parker

Writer:

Aschlin Ditta (screenplay)

Country:

United Kingdom
6.3

19 Stockholm 2018

Based on the extraordinary true story of the European city’s 1973 bank heist and hostage crisis that was documented in the 1974 New Yorker article “The Bank Drama” by Daniel Lang. The events grasped the world’s attention when the hostages bonded with their captors and turned against the authorities, giving rise to the psychological phenomenon known as “Stockholm Syndrome.”

Genres:

Crime, Comedy

Director:

Robert Budreau

Writer:

Robert Budreau

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
6.1

20 The Day Shall Come 2019

An impoverished leader of a small religious commune in Miami, is offered cash to save his family from eviction. He has no idea his sponsor works for an FBI agent, who plans to turn him into a criminal by fueling his madcap revolutionary dreams.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Christopher Morris (as Chris Morris)

Writers:

Jesse Armstrong, Sean Gray (additional material by) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
5.8

21 Eaten By Lions 2018

Omar and Pete are half brothers. When their parents are eaten by lions they embark on a journey to find Omar's real father. What follows is a funny, heart-warming journey of self-discovery for both boys...in Blackpool. The Choudray family represents a truly contemporary example of modern multicultural Britain - but what will the brothers make of their eccentric newfound family? Will they be going to Mecca or Mecca bingo? In contrast to the old fashioned stereotypes about Blackpool, the comedy is sharp, current and non-stop.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Jason Wingard

Country:

United Kingdom
6

22 Horrible Histories: The Movie - Rotten Romans 2019

Roman teenager, Atti is forced to join the Roman army when one of his clever schemes falls foul of Emperor Nero. He is sent to "miserable, cold, wet Britain" where "the natives are revolting - quite literally". Things go from bad to worse when Atti is captured by Orla, a feisty teenage Celt desperate to prove herself as a warrior.

Genres:

Comedy, Family

Director:

Dominic Brigstocke

Country:

United Kingdom
5.2

23 Blinded By The Light (2019 Movie) 2019