Movies like The Founder 2016

The true story of how Ray Kroc, a salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California. Kroc was impressed by the brothers’ speedy system of making the food and saw franchise potential. He maneuvered himself into a position to be able to pull the company from the brothers and create a billion-dollar empire.

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1 El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie 2019

In the wake of his dramatic escape from captivity, Jesse Pinkman must come to terms with his past in order to forge some kind of future.

Genres:

Crime, Drama, Thriller, Action

Director:

Vince Gilligan

Writers:

Vince Gilligan, Vince Gilligan (based on "Breaking Bad" by)

Country:

United States of America
7.4

2 The Lego Batman Movie 2017

In the irreverent spirit of fun that made "The Lego Movie" a worldwide phenomenon, the self-described leading man of that ensemble—Lego Batman—stars in his own big-screen adventure. But there are big changes brewing in Gotham, and if he wants to save the city from The Joker’s hostile takeover, Batman may have to drop the lone vigilante thing, try to work with others and maybe, just maybe, learn to lighten up.

Genres:

Action, Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Director:

Chris McKay

Writers:

Seth Grahame-Smith (screenplay by), Chris McKenna (screenplay by) | 12 more credits »

Countries:

Denmark, United States of America
7.3

3 American Made 2017

The true story of pilot Barry Seal, who transported contraband for the CIA and the Medellin cartel in the 1980s.

Genres:

Action, Crime, Comedy

Director:

Doug Liman

Writer:

Gary Spinelli

Countries:

Colombia, Japan, United States of America
7.1

4 The Magnificent Seven 2016

Looking to mine for gold, greedy industrialist Bartholomew Bogue seizes control of the Old West town of Rose Creek. With their lives in jeopardy, Emma Cullen and other desperate residents turn to bounty hunter Sam Chisolm for help. Chisolm recruits an eclectic group of gunslingers to take on Bogue and his ruthless henchmen. With a deadly showdown on the horizon, the seven mercenaries soon find themselves fighting for more than just money once the bullets start to fly.

Genres:

Adventure, Action, Western

Director:

Antoine Fuqua

Writers:

Akira Kurosawa (based on the screenplay by), Shinobu Hashimoto (based on the screenplay by) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.9

5 Dunkirk 2017

The story of the miraculous evacuation of Allied soldiers from Belgium, Britain, Canada and France, who were cut off and surrounded by the German army from the beaches and harbour of Dunkirk between May 26th and June 4th 1940 during World War II.

Genres:

War, Action, Drama

Director:

Christopher Nolan

Countries:

France, Netherlands, United Kingdom, United States of America
7.9

6 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

7 The Meyerowitz Stories 2017

An estranged family gathers together in New York for an event celebrating the artistic work of their father.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Noah Baumbach

Writer:

Noah Baumbach

Country:

United States of America
6.9

8 Creed 2015

The former World Heavyweight Champion Rocky Balboa serves as a trainer and mentor to Adonis Johnson, the son of his late friend and former rival Apollo Creed.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Ryan Coogler

Writers:

Ryan Coogler (screenplay by), Aaron Covington (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.6

9 The Nice Guys 2016

A private eye investigates the apparent suicide of a fading porn star in 1970s Los Angeles and uncovers a conspiracy.

Genres:

Comedy, Crime, Action

Director:

Shane Black

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
7.4

10 Hacksaw Ridge 2016

WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people and becomes the first Conscientious Objector in American history to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor.

Genres:

Drama, History, War

Director:

Mel Gibson

Writers:

Robert Schenkkan (screenplay by), Andrew Knight (screenplay by)

Countries:

Australia, United States of America
8.1

11 Sausage Party 2016

Frank leads a group of supermarket products on a quest to discover the truth about their existence and what really happens when they become chosen to leave the grocery store.

Genres:

Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Fantasy

Writers:

Kyle Hunter (screenplay by), Ariel Shaffir (screenplay by) | 5 more credits »

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
6.1

12 T2 Trainspotting 2017

After 20 years abroad, Mark Renton returns to Scotland and reunites with his old friends Sick Boy, Spud and Begbie.

Genres:

Crime, Drama

Director:

Danny Boyle

Writers:

John Hodge, Irvine Welsh (based on the books Porno and Trainspotting by)

Country:

United Kingdom
7.2

13 Hell Or High Water 2016

A divorced dad and his ex-con brother resort to a desperate scheme in order to save their family's farm in West Texas.

Genres:

Crime, Western

Director:

David Mackenzie

Writer:

Taylor Sheridan

Country:

United States of America
7.6

14 Steve Jobs 2015

Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint an intimate portrait of the brilliant man at its epicenter.

Genres:

Drama, History

Director:

Danny Boyle

Writers:

Aaron Sorkin (screenplay), Walter Isaacson (book)

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
7.2

15 Snowden 2016

CIA employee Edward Snowden leaks thousands of classified documents to the press.

Genres:

Drama, History, Crime, Thriller

Director:

Oliver Stone

Writers:

Kieran Fitzgerald (screenplay by), Oliver Stone (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
7.3

16 Sully 2016

On 15 January 2009, the world witnessed the 'Miracle on the Hudson' when Captain 'Sully' Sullenberger glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard. However, even as Sully was being heralded by the public and the media for his unprecedented feat of aviation skill, an investigation was unfolding that threatened to destroy his reputation and career.

Genres:

Drama, History

Director:

Clint Eastwood

Writers:

Todd Komarnicki, Chesley Sullenberger (based on the book "Highest Duty" by) (as Chesley 'Sully' Sullenberger) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.4

17 War Dogs 2016

Based on the true story of two young men, David Packouz and Efraim Diveroli, who won a $300 million contract from the Pentagon to arm America's allies in Afghanistan.

Genres:

Comedy, Crime, Drama

Director:

Todd Phillips

Writers:

Stephen Chin (screenplay), Todd Phillips (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

Cambodia, United States of America
7.1

18 Masterminds 2016

A night guard at an armored car company in the Southern U.S. organizes one of the biggest bank heists in American history.

Genres:

Action, Comedy, Crime

Director:

Jared Hess

Writers:

Chris Bowman (screenplay), Hubbel Palmer (screenplay) | 4 more credits »

Countries:

United States of America, Puerto Rico
5.8

19 The Big Short 2015

The men who made millions from a global economic meltdown.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Adam McKay

Writers:

Charles Randolph (screenplay by), Adam McKay (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.8

20 Patriots Day 2016

In the aftermath of an unspeakable act of terror, Police Sergeant Tommy Saunders joins courageous survivors, first responders and investigators in a race against the clock to hunt down the Boston Marathon bombers before they strike again.

Genres:

Action, Crime, Drama

Director:

Peter Berg

Writers:

Peter Berg (screenplay), Matt Cook (screenplay) | 5 more credits »

Countries:

Hong Kong, United States of America
7.4

21 Captain Fantastic 2016

A father living in the forests of the Pacific Northwest with his six young kids tries to assimilate back into society.

Genres:

Adventure, Comedy, Drama

Director:

Matt Ross

Writer:

Matt Ross

Country:

United States of America
7.9

22 Darkest Hour 2017

A thrilling and inspiring true story begins on the eve of World War II as, within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill must face one of his most turbulent and defining trials: exploring a negotiated peace treaty with Nazi Germany, or standing firm to fight for the ideals, liberty and freedom of a nation. As the unstoppable Nazi forces roll across Western Europe and the threat of invasion is imminent, and with an unprepared public, a skeptical King, and his own party plotting against him, Churchill must withstand his darkest hour, rally a nation, and attempt to change the course of world history.

Genres:

Drama, History

Director:

Joe Wright

Country:

United Kingdom
7.4

23 Lion 2016

A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Garth Davis

Writers:

Saroo Brierley (adapted from the book "A Long Way Home" by), Luke Davies (screenplay by)

Countries:

Australia, United Kingdom, United States of America
8

24 Born To Be Blue 2015

Jazz legend Chet Baker finds love and redemption when he stars in a movie about his own troubled life to mount a comeback.

Genres:

Drama, Music

Director:

Robert Budreau

Writers:

Robert Budreau, James Luscombe (story editor)

Countries:

Canada, United Kingdom
6.9