Movies like The Farewell 2019

A headstrong Chinese-American woman returns to China when her beloved grandmother is given a terminal diagnosis. Billi struggles with her family's decision to keep grandma in the dark about her own illness as they all stage an impromptu wedding to see grandma one last time.

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1 Jojo Rabbit 2019

A World War II satire that follows a lonely German boy whose world view is turned upside down when he discovers his single mother is hiding a young Jewish girl in their attic. Aided only by his idiotic imaginary friend, Adolf Hitler, Jojo must confront his blind nationalism.

Genres:

Comedy, War, Drama

Director:

Taika Waititi

Writers:

Taika Waititi (screenplay), Christine Leunens (novel)

Countries:

Czech Republic, New Zealand, United States of America
7.9

2 Parasite 2019

All unemployed, Ki-taek's family takes peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident.

Genres:

Comedy, Thriller, Drama

Director:

Bong Joon Ho

Writers:

Bong Joon Ho (story), Bong Joon Ho (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

South Korea
8.6

3 A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood 2019

An award-winning cynical journalist, Lloyd Vogel, begrudgingly accepts an assignment to write an Esquire profile piece on the beloved television icon Fred Rogers. After his encounter with Rogers, Vogel's perspective on life is transformed.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Marielle Heller

Countries:

China, United States of America
7.3

4 The Art Of Self-Defense 2019

Casey is attacked at random on the street and enlists in a local dojo led by a charismatic and mysterious Sensei in an effort to learn how to defend himself. What he uncovers is a sinister world of fraternity, violence and hypermasculinity and a woman fighting for her place in it.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Riley Stearns

Writer:

Riley Stearns

Country:

United States of America
6.7

5 Knives Out 2019

When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan's dysfunctional family to his devoted staff, Blanc sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind Harlan's untimely death.

Genres:

Mystery, Thriller, Comedy

Director:

Rian Johnson

Writer:

Rian Johnson

Country:

United States of America
8

6 Marriage Story 2019

A stage director and an actress struggle through a grueling, coast-to-coast divorce that pushes them to their personal extremes.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Noah Baumbach

Writer:

Noah Baumbach

Country:

United Kingdom
8

7 The Peanut Butter Falcon 2019

A down-on-his-luck crab fisherman embarks on a journey to get a young man with Down syndrome to a professional wrestling school in rural North Carolina and away from the retirement home where he’s lived for the past two and a half years.

Genres:

Adventure, Drama, Comedy

Country:

United States of America
7.6

8 The Last Black Man In San Francisco 2019

Jimmie Fails dreams of reclaiming the Victorian home his grandfather built in the heart of San Francisco. Joined on his quest by his best friend Mont, Jimmie searches for belonging in a rapidly changing city that seems to have left them behind.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Joe Talbot

Writers:

Jimmie Fails (story), Joe Talbot (story) | 4 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.4

9 Ad Astra 2019

The near future, a time when both hope and hardships drive humanity to look to the stars and beyond. While a mysterious phenomenon menaces to destroy life on planet Earth, astronaut Roy McBride undertakes a mission across the immensity of space and its many perils to uncover the truth about a lost expedition that decades before boldly faced emptiness and silence in search of the unknown.

Genres:

Science Fiction, Drama

Director:

James Gray

Countries:

Brazil, China, United States of America
6.6

10 Eighth Grade 2018

Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school — the end of her thus far disastrous eighth grade year — before she begins high school.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Bo Burnham

Writer:

Bo Burnham

Country:

United States of America
7.4

11 If Beale Street Could Talk 2018

After her fiance is falsely imprisoned, a pregnant African-American woman sets out to clear his name and prove his innocence.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Barry Jenkins

Writers:

Barry Jenkins (written for the screen by), James Baldwin (based on the book by)

Country:

United States of America
7.1

12 Booksmart 2019

Two academic teenage superstars realize, on the eve of their high school graduation, that they should have worked less and played more. Determined to never fall short of their peers, the girls set out on a mission to cram four years of fun into one night.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Olivia Wilde

Country:

United States of America
7.2

13 Us 2019

Husband and wife Gabe and Adelaide Wilson take their kids to their beach house expecting to unplug and unwind with friends. But as night descends, their serenity turns to tension and chaos when some shocking visitors arrive uninvited.

Genres:

Thriller, Horror, Mystery

Director:

Jordan Peele

Writer:

Jordan Peele

Country:

United States of America
6.9

14 Hustlers 2019

A crew of savvy former strip club employees band together to turn the tables on their Wall Street clients.

Genres:

Drama, Comedy, Crime

Director:

Lorene Scafaria

Writers:

Lorene Scafaria, Jessica Pressler (inspired by the article published by New York Magazine entitled "The Hustlers at Scores" written by)

Country:

United States of America
6.3

15 Luce 2019

A star athlete and top student, Luce's idealized image is challenged by one of his teachers when his unsettling views on political violence come to light, putting a strain on family bonds while igniting intense debates on race and identity.

Genres:

Drama, Thriller

Director:

Julius Onah

Writers:

J.C. Lee (play), J.C. Lee (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.8

16 The Favourite 2018

England, early 18th century. The close relationship between Queen Anne and Sarah Churchill is threatened by the arrival of Sarah's cousin, Abigail Hill, resulting in a bitter rivalry between the two cousins to be the Queen's favourite.

Genres:

Drama, History, Comedy

Director:

Yorgos Lanthimos

Countries:

Ireland, United Kingdom, United States of America
7.6

17 Midsommar 2019

Several friends travel to Sweden to study as anthropologists a summer festival that is held every ninety years in the remote hometown of one of them. What begins as a dream vacation in a place where the sun never sets, gradually turns into a dark nightmare as the mysterious inhabitants invite them to participate in their disturbing festive activities.

Genres:

Horror, Drama, Mystery

Director:

Ari Aster

Writer:

Ari Aster

Countries:

Sweden, United States of America
7.1

18 Portrait Of A Lady On Fire 2019

On an isolated island in Brittany at the end of the eighteenth century, a female painter is obliged to paint a wedding portrait of a young woman.

Genres:

Drama, Romance, History

Director:

Céline Sciamma

Writer:

Céline Sciamma (screenplay)

Country:

France
8.2

19 Bombshell 2019

Bombshell is a revealing look inside the most powerful and controversial media empire of all time; and the explosive story of the women who brought down the infamous man who created it.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Jay Roach

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
6.8

20 The Report 2019

The story of Daniel Jones, lead investigator for the US Senate’s sweeping study into the CIA's Detention and Interrogation Program, which was found to be brutal, immoral and ineffective. With the truth at stake, Jones battled tirelessly to make public what many in power sought to keep hidden.

Genres:

Drama, Thriller, History

Director:

Scott Z. Burns

Writer:

Scott Z. Burns

Country:

United States of America
7.2

21 Little Women 2019

Four sisters come of age in America in the aftermath of the Civil War.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Greta Gerwig

Writers:

Greta Gerwig (written for the screen by), Louisa May Alcott (based on the novel by)

Country:

United States of America
7.9

22 Queen & Slim 2019

While on a forgettable first date together in Ohio, a black man and a black woman are pulled over for a minor traffic infraction. The situation escalates, with sudden and tragic results, when the man kills the police officer in self-defense. Terrified and in fear for their lives, the man, a retail employee, and the woman, a criminal defense lawyer, are forced to go on the run. But the incident is captured on video and goes viral, and the couple unwittingly become a symbol of trauma, terror, grief and pain for people across the country.

Genres:

Drama, Romance, Crime

Director:

Melina Matsoukas

Writers:

Lena Waithe (screenplay by), James Frey (story by) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7

23 Waves 2019

A controlling father’s attempts to ensure that his two children succeed in high school backfire after his son experiences a career-ending sports injury. Their familial bonds are eventually placed under severe strain by an unexpected tragedy.

Genres:

Romance, Drama

Director:

Trey Edward Shults

Country:

United States of America
7.6

24 Honey Boy 2019

The story of a child star attempting to mend his relationship with his law-breaking, alcohol-abusing father over the course of a decade, loosely based on Shia LaBeouf’s life.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Alma Har'el

Writer:

Shia LaBeouf

Country:

United States of America
7.3