Movies like The Hate U Give 2018

Raised in a poverty-stricken slum, a 16-year-old girl named Starr now attends a suburban prep school. After she witnesses a police officer shoot her unarmed best friend, she's torn between her two very different worlds as she tries to speak her truth.

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1 Guava Island 2019

Deni Maroon, a musician and dock worker is determined to pull off a music festival against the interests of the local factory owner.

Genres:

Comedy, Thriller

Director:

Hiro Murai

Writers:

Donald Glover (story by), Stephen Glover (story by) | 4 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.7

2 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

3 Isn't It Romantic 2019

For a long time, Natalie, an Australian architect living in New York City, had always believed that what she had seen in rom-coms is all fantasy. But after thwarting a mugger at a subway station only to be knocked out while fleeing, Natalie wakes up and discovers that her life has suddenly become her worst nightmare—a romantic comedy—and she is the leading lady.

Genres:

Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

Writers:

Erin Cardillo (screenplay by), Dana Fox (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.9

4 Crazy Rich Asians 2018

An American-born Chinese economics professor accompanies her boyfriend to Singapore for his best friend's wedding, only to get thrust into the lives of Asia's rich and famous.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director:

Jon M. Chu

Writers:

Peter Chiarelli (screenplay by), Adele Lim (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.9

5 Dumplin' 2018

To prove a point about measuring up and fitting in, Texas teen Willowdean “Dumplin’” Dickson enters a local pageant run by her ex-beauty queen mom.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Anne Fletcher

Writers:

Kristin Hahn (screenplay by), Julie Murphy (based on the novel by)

Country:

United States of America
6.6

6 Instant Family 2018

When Pete and Ellie decide to start a family, they stumble into the world of foster care adoption. They hope to take in one small child but when they meet three siblings, including a rebellious 15 year old girl, they find themselves speeding from zero to three kids overnight.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Sean Anders

Country:

United States of America
7.3

7 Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again 2018

Five years after meeting her three fathers, Sophie Sheridan prepares to open her mother’s hotel. In 1979, young Donna Sheridan meets the men who each could be Sophie’s biological father.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Ol Parker

Writers:

Ol Parker, Richard Curtis (story by) | 5 more credits »

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
6.7

8 To All The Boys I've Loved Before 2018

Lara Jean's love life goes from imaginary to out of control when her secret letters to every boy she's ever fallen for are mysteriously mailed out.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Susan Johnson

Writers:

Sofia Alvarez (screenplay by), Jenny Han (based on the novel by)

Country:

United States of America
7.2

9 A Simple Favor 2018

Stephanie, a dedicated mother and popular vlogger, befriends Emily, a mysterious upper-class woman whose son Nicky attends the same school as Miles, Stephanie's son. When Emily asks her to pick Nicky up from school and then disappears, Stephanie undertakes an investigation that will dive deep into Emily's cloudy past.

Genres:

Crime, Comedy

Director:

Paul Feig

Writers:

Darcey Bell (based upon the novel by), Jessica Sharzer (screenplay by)

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
6.8

10 On The Basis Of Sex 2018

Young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg teams with her husband Marty to bring a groundbreaking case before the U.S. Court of Appeals and overturn a century of sex discrimination.

Genres:

Drama, History

Director:

Mimi Leder

Country:

United States of America
7

11 Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil And Vile 2019

A chronicle of the crimes of Ted Bundy, from the perspective of his longtime girlfriend, Elizabeth Kloepfer, who refused to believe the truth about him for years.

Genres:

Thriller, Crime, Drama

Director:

Joe Berlinger

Writers:

Elizabeth Kendall (based on the book "The Phantom Prince: My Life with Ted Bundy" by), Michael Werwie

Country:

United States of America
6.6

12 Beautiful Boy 2018

After he and his first wife separate, journalist David Sheff struggles to help their teenage son, who goes from experimenting with drugs to becoming devastatingly addicted to methamphetamine.

Genre:

Drama

Writers:

Luke Davies (screenplay by), Felix van Groeningen (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.3

13 The Miseducation Of Cameron Post 2018

Pennsylvania, 1993. After getting caught with another girl, teenager Cameron Post is sent to a conversion therapy center run by the strict Dr. Lydia Marsh and her brother, Reverend Rick, whose treatment consists in repenting for feeling “same sex attraction.” Cameron befriends fellow sinners Jane and Adam, thus creating a new family to deal with the surrounding intolerance…

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Desiree Akhavan

Writers:

Desiree Akhavan (screenplay), Cecilia Frugiuele (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
6.6

14 A Star Is Born 2018

Seasoned musician Jackson Maine discovers — and falls in love with — struggling artist Ally. She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer — until Jack coaxes her into the spotlight. But even as Ally's career takes off, the personal side of their relationship is breaking down, as Jack fights an ongoing battle with his own internal demons.

Genres:

Drama, Romance, Music

Director:

Bradley Cooper

Writers:

Eric Roth (screenplay by), Bradley Cooper (screenplay by) | 7 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.7

15 Love, Simon 2018

Everyone deserves a great love story. But for seventeen-year old Simon Spier it's a little more complicated: he's yet to tell his family or friends he's gay and he doesn't know the identity of the anonymous classmate he's fallen for online.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director:

Greg Berlanti

Writers:

Becky Albertalli (based upon the novel "Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda" by), Elizabeth Berger (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.6

16 Ben Is Back 2018

19-year-old Ben Burns unexpectedly returns home to his family's suburban home on Christmas Eve morning. Ben's mother, Holly, is relieved and welcoming but wary of her son staying clean. Over a turbulent 24 hours, new truths are revealed, and a mother's undying love for her son is tested as she does everything in her power to keep him safe.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Peter Hedges

Writer:

Peter Hedges

Country:

United States of America
6.7

17 Life Itself 2018

As a young New York couple goes from college romance to marriage and the birth of their first child, the unexpected twists of their journey create reverberations that echo over continents and through lifetimes.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Dan Fogelman

Writer:

Dan Fogelman

Countries:

Spain, United States of America
6.8

18 Boy Erased 2018

Jared, the son of a Baptist pastor in a small American town, is outed to his parents at age 19. Jared is faced with an ultimatum: attend a gay conversion therapy program – or be permanently exiled and shunned by his family, friends, and faith.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Joel Edgerton

Writers:

Garrard Conley (based on the memoir Boy Erased by), Joel Edgerton (written for the screen by)

Countries:

Australia, United States of America
6.9

19 The Sun Is Also A Star 2019

Two young New Yorkers begin to fall in love over the course of a single day, as a series of potentially life-altering meetings loom over their heads - hers concerning her family’s deportation to Jamaica, and his concerning an education at Dartmouth.

Genres:

Romance, Drama

Director:

Ry Russo-Young

Writers:

Tracy Oliver (screenplay), Nicola Yoon (novel)

Country:

United States of America
5.8

20 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

21 Someone Great 2019

An aspiring music journalist lands her dream job and is about to move to San Francisco when her boyfriend of nine years decides to call it quits. To nurse her broken heart, she and her two best friends spend one outrageous last adventure in New York City.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Country:

United States of America
6.2

22 Chasing Happiness 2019

From humble roots as pastor's sons in New Jersey, through their meteoric rise to fame, the Jonas Brothers' bond was unshakeable-until a surprising and painful breakup led Joe, Kevin and Nick down very different paths. With deeply personal interviews, previously unreleased footage and exclusive music, this is the Jonas Brothers as never seen before.

Genres:

Documentary, Music

Director:

John Taylor

Country:

United States of America
7.9

23 Countdown 2019 Film 2019

Countdown is a 2019 American supernatural horror film directed and written by Justin Dec. The film stars Elizabeth Lail, Jordan Calloway, Talitha Bateman, Tichina Arnold, P.J. Byrne, Peter Facinelli, Anne Winters, and Tom Segura. The film follows a group of people who try to survive a mobile app that purports to tell its users when they are going to die. It was released in North America on October 25, 2019 by STX Entertainment, and received mixed to negative reviews from critics and has grossed $41.6 million worldwide.

At a party, teenager Courtney is convinced by her friends to download Countdown, an app that seemingly predicts how long a user has left to live. Courtney is startled that it says she has only 3 hours to live. After avoiding getting into a car with her drunk boyfriend Evan, Courtney receives a notification stating that she has broken the "user agreement". Returning home, she is attacked by an unseen entity and killed as her timer reaches zero. At the same time, Evan crashes and a tree branch goes right through where Courtney would have sat.

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24 Ocean's 8 2018

Debbie Ocean, a criminal mastermind, gathers a crew of female thieves to pull off the heist of the century at New York's annual Met Gala.

Genres:

Crime, Comedy, Action, Thriller

Director:

Gary Ross

Writers:

Gary Ross (screenplay by), Olivia Milch (screenplay by) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.2