Movies like 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.

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1 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

2 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

3 Uncut Gems 2019

A charismatic New York City jeweler always on the lookout for the next big score makes a series of high-stakes bets that could lead to the windfall of a lifetime. Howard must perform a precarious high-wire act, balancing business, family, and encroaching adversaries on all sides in his relentless pursuit of the ultimate win.

Genres:

Crime, Thriller, Drama, Comedy

Country:

United States of America
7.5

4 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

5 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.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Lulu Wang

Writer:

Lulu Wang

Countries:

China, United States of America
7.6

6 Sorry To Bother You 2018

In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, black telemarketer Cassius Green discovers a magical key to professional success – which propels him into a macabre universe.

Genres:

Fantasy, Science Fiction, Comedy

Director:

Boots Riley

Writer:

Boots Riley

Country:

United States of America
6.9

7 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

8 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

9 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

10 Blindspotting 2018

Collin must make it through his final three days of probation for a chance at a new beginning. He and his troublemaking childhood best friend, Miles, work as movers, and when Collin witnesses a police shooting, the two men’s friendship is tested as they grapple with identity and their changed realities in the rapidly-gentrifying neighborhood they grew up in.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Country:

United States of America
7.4

11 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

12 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

13 Minding The Gap 2018

Three young men bond together to escape volatile families in their Rust Belt hometown. As they face adult responsibilities, unexpected revelations threaten their decade-long friendship.

Genre:

Documentary

Director:

Bing Liu

Country:

United States of America
8.1

14 Good Time 2017

After a botched bank robbery lands his younger brother in prison, Connie Nikas embarks on a twisted odyssey through New York City's underworld to get his brother Nick out of jail.

Genres:

Crime, Drama, Thriller

Country:

United States of America
7.4

15 First Reformed 2017

A pastor of a small church in upstate New York starts to spiral out of control after a soul-shaking encounter with an unstable environmental activist and his pregnant wife.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Paul Schrader

Writer:

Paul Schrader

Country:

United States of America
7.1

16 The Nightingale 2018

In 1825, Claire, a 21-year-old Irish convict, chases a British soldier through the rugged Tasmanian wilderness, bent on revenge for a terrible act of violence he committed against her family. She enlists the services of an Aboriginal tracker who is also marked by trauma from his own violence-filled past.

Genres:

Drama, Adventure, Thriller

Director:

Jennifer Kent

Writer:

Jennifer Kent

Country:

Australia
7.3

17 The Souvenir 2019

A shy but ambitious film student falls into an intense, emotionally fraught relationship with a charismatic but untrustworthy older man.

Genres:

Romance, Mystery, Drama

Director:

Joanna Hogg

Writer:

Joanna Hogg (screenplay)

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
6.5

18 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

19 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

20 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

21 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

22 Her Smell 2018

A self-destructive punk rocker struggles with sobriety while trying to recapture the creative inspiration that led her band to success.

Genres:

Drama, Music

Director:

Alex Ross Perry

Writer:

Alex Ross Perry

Country:

United States of America
6.2

23 Burning Cane 2019

Set among the cane fields of rural Louisiana, Burning Cane follows a deeply religious mother struggling to reconcile her convictions of faith with the love she has for her troubled son.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Phillip Youmans

Writer:

Phillip Youmans

Country:

United States of America
5.5

24 Grass Is Greener 2019

Weed. Marijuana. Grass. Pot. Whatever you prefer to call it, America’s relationship with cannabis is a complicated one. In his directorial debut, hip hop pioneer Fab 5 Freddy presents an unparalleled look at the racially biased history of the war on marijuana. A range of celebrities and experts discuss the plant’s influence on music and popular culture, and the devastating impact its criminalization has had on Black and Latino communities. As more and more states join the push to legalize marijuana, this documentary dives deep into the glaring racial disparities in the growing cannabis market.

Genre:

Documentary

Director:

Fab 5 Freddy
7.1