Movies like The Book Of Henry 2017

Naomi Watts stars as Susan, a single mother of two, working as a waitress in a small town. Her son, Henry, is an 11-year-old genius who not only manages the family finances but acts as emotional support for his mother and younger brother. When Henry discovers that the girl next door has a terrible secret, he implores Susan to take matters into her own hands in this imaginative and emotional drama.

If you already watched and love The Book Of Henry, you will love these. Below is the list of movies similar to The Book Of Henry.

1 Every Day 2018

16-year old Rhiannon falls in love with a mysterious spirit named “A” that inhabits a different body every day. Feeling an unmatched connection, Rhiannon and “A” work each day to find each other, not knowing what the next day will bring.

Genres:

Drama, Fantasy, Romance

Director:

Michael Sucsy

Writers:

Jesse Andrews (screenplay by), David Levithan (based on the novel by)

Country:

United States of America
6.4

2 Please Stand By 2017

A young autistic woman runs away from her caregiver in order to boldly go and deliver her 500-page Star Trek script to a writing competition in Hollywood. On an adventure full of laughter and tears, Wendy follows the guiding spirit of Mr. Spock on her journey into the unknown.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Ben Lewin

Writers:

Michael Golamco (screenplay by), Michael Golamco (based on the play by)

Country:

United States of America
6.7

3 Everything, Everything 2017

A teenager who's lived a sheltered life because she's allergic to everything, falls for the boy who moves in next door.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Stella Meghie

Writers:

J. Mills Goodloe (screenplay by), Nicola Yoon (based on the book by)

Country:

United States of America
6.4

4 The Greatest Showman 2017

The story of American showman P.T. Barnum, founder of the circus that became the famous traveling Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Michael Gracey

Writers:

Jenny Bicks (screenplay by), Bill Condon (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.6

5 47 Meters Down 2017

Two sisters on Mexican vacation are trapped in a shark observation cage at the bottom of the ocean, with oxygen running low and great whites circling nearby, they have less than an hour of air left to figure out how to get to the surface.

Genres:

Drama, Thriller, Horror, Adventure

Director:

Johannes Roberts

Countries:

Dominican Republic, United Kingdom, United States of America
5.6

6 Wonder 2017

The story of August Pullman – a boy with facial differences – who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Stephen Chbosky

Writers:

Stephen Chbosky (screenplay by), Steve Conrad (screenplay by) (as Steven Conrad) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
8

7 A Dog's Purpose 2017

A dog goes on quest to discover his purpose in life over the course of several lifetimes with multiple owners.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Adventure

Director:

Lasse Hallström

Writers:

W. Bruce Cameron (screenplay by), Cathryn Michon (screenplay by) | 4 more credits »

Countries:

India, United States of America
7.2

8 What Happened To Monday 2017

In a world where families are limited to one child due to overpopulation, a set of identical septuplets must avoid being put to a long sleep by the government and dangerous infighting while investigating the disappearance of one of their own.

Genres:

Science Fiction, Thriller, Drama, Mystery

Director:

Tommy Wirkola

Countries:

Belgium, France, United Kingdom
6.9

9 Jungle 2017

In 1981, an enthusiastic young adventurer follows his dreams into the Bolivian Amazon jungle with two friends and a guide with a mysterious past. Their journey quickly turns into a terrifying ordeal as the darkest elements of human nature and the deadliest threats of the wilderness lead to an all-out fight for survival.

Genres:

Adventure, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Greg McLean (as Greg Mclean)

Writers:

Yossi Ghinsberg (book), Justin Monjo (screenplay)

Countries:

Australia, Colombia
6.7

10 The Space Between Us 2017

A young man raised by scientists on Mars returns to Earth to find his father.

Genres:

Romance, Adventure, Science Fiction, Drama

Director:

Peter Chelsom

Writers:

Allan Loeb (screenplay by), Stewart Schill (story by) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.4

11 Brain On Fire 2016

Susannah Cahalan, an up-and-coming journalist at the New York Post becomes plagued by voices in her head and seizures, causing a rapid descent into insanity.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Gerard Barrett

Writers:

Gerard Barrett (screenplay), Susannah Cahalan (memoir)

Countries:

Ireland, Canada
6.6

12 Nerve 2016

Industrious high school senior, Vee Delmonico, has had it with living life on the sidelines. When pressured by friends to join the popular online game Nerve, Vee decides to sign up for just one dare in what seems like harmless fun. But as she finds herself caught up in the thrill of the adrenaline-fueled competition partnered with a mysterious stranger, the game begins to take a sinister turn with increasingly dangerous acts, leading her into a high stakes finale that will determine her entire future.

Genres:

Mystery, Adventure, Crime

Writers:

Jessica Sharzer (screenplay by), Jeanne Ryan (based on the novel by)

Country:

United States of America
6.5

13 A Monster Calls 2016

A boy imagines a monster that helps him deal with his difficult life and see the world in a different way.

Genres:

Drama, Fantasy

Director:

J.A. Bayona

Writers:

Patrick Ness (screenplay by), Patrick Ness (based upon the novel written by) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

Spain, United States of America, United Kingdom
7.5

14 Collateral Beauty 2016

Retreating from life after a tragedy, a man questions the universe by writing to Love, Time and Death. Receiving unexpected answers, he begins to see how these things interlock and how even loss can reveal moments of meaning and beauty.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

David Frankel

Writer:

Allan Loeb

Country:

United States of America
6.8

15 Me Before You 2016

A small town girl is caught between dead-end jobs. A high-profile, successful man becomes wheelchair bound following an accident. The man decides his life is not worth living until the girl is hired for six months to be his new caretaker. Worlds apart and trapped together by circumstance, the two get off to a rocky start. But the girl becomes determined to prove to the man that life is worth living and as they embark on a series of adventures together, each finds their world changing in ways neither of them could begin to imagine.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Thea Sharrock

Writers:

Jojo Moyes (based on the novel by), Jojo Moyes (screenplay by)

Country:

United States of America
7.4

16 Five Feet Apart 2019

Seventeen-year-old Stella spends most of her time in the hospital as a cystic fibrosis patient. Her life is full of routines, boundaries and self-control — all of which get put to the test when she meets Will, an impossibly charming teen who has the same illness. There's an instant flirtation, though restrictions dictate that they must maintain a safe distance between them. As their connection intensifies, so does the temptation to throw the rules out the window and embrace that attraction.

Genres:

Romance, Drama

Director:

Justin Baldoni

Country:

United States of America
7.2

17 Before I Fall 2017

Samantha Kingston has everything. Then, everything changes. After one fateful night, she wakes up with no future at all. Trapped into reliving the same day over and over, she begins to question just how perfect her life really was.

Genres:

Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Fantasy

Director:

Ry Russo-Young

Writers:

Maria Maggenti (screenplay by), Lauren Oliver (based on the novel by)

Country:

United States of America
6.4

18 To The Bone 2017

A young woman dealing with anorexia meets an unconventional doctor who challenges her to face her condition and embrace life.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Marti Noxon

Writer:

Marti Noxon

Country:

United States of America
6.8

19 The Glass Castle 2017

A young girl is raised in a dysfunctional family constantly on the run from the FBI. Living in poverty, she comes of age guided by her drunkard, ingenious father who distracts her with magical stories to keep her mind off the family's dire state, and her selfish, nonconformist mother who has no intention of raising a family, along with her younger brother and sister, and her other older sister. Together, they fend for each other as they mature in an unorthodox journey that is their family life.

Genre:

Drama

Writers:

Destin Daniel Cretton (screenplay by), Andrew Lanham (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.1

20 The Zookeeper's 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

21 Gifted 2017

Frank, a single man raising his child prodigy niece Mary, is drawn into a custody battle with his mother.

Genres:

Drama, Family, Comedy

Director:

Marc Webb

Writer:

Tom Flynn

Country:

United States of America
7.6

22 Miracles From Heaven 2016

When Christy discovers her 10-year-old daughter Anna has a rare, incurable disease, she becomes a ferocious advocate for her daughter’s healing as she searches for a solution. After Anna has a freak accident and falls three stories, a miracle unfolds in the wake of her dramatic rescue that leaves medical specialists mystified, her family restored and their community inspired.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Patricia Riggen

Writers:

Christy Beam (book), Randy Brown (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
7.1

23 3096 Days 2013

A young Austrian girl is kidnapped and held in captivity for eight years. Based on the real-life case of Natascha Kampusch.

Genres:

Crime, Drama

Director:

Sherry Hormann

Writers:

Ruth Toma (screenplay), Bernd Eichinger (unfinished screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

Germany
6.4

24 Colonia 2015

A young woman's desperate search for her abducted boyfriend that draws her into the infamous Colonia Dignidad, a sect nobody ever escaped from.

Genres:

Drama, Romance, Thriller, History

Countries:

Germany, United Kingdom, France, Luxembourg
7.1