Movies like The Two Popes 2019

Frustrated with the direction of the church, Cardinal Bergoglio requests permission to retire in 2012 from Pope Benedict. Instead, facing scandal and self-doubt, the introspective Pope Benedict summons his harshest critic and future successor to Rome to reveal a secret that would shake the foundations of the Catholic Church.

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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 Klaus 2019

When Jesper distinguishes himself as the Postal Academy's worst student, he is sent to Smeerensburg, a small village located on an icy island above the Arctic Circle, where grumpy inhabitants barely exchange words, let alone letters. Jesper is about to give up and abandon his duty as a postman when he meets local teacher Alva and Klaus, a mysterious carpenter who lives alone in a cabin full of handmade toys.

Genres:

Animation, Family, Adventure, Comedy

Directors:

Sergio Pablos, Carlos Martínez López (co-director)

Writers:

Sergio Pablos (original story by), Sergio Pablos (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »

Country:

Spain
8.2

4 The Lighthouse 2019

Two lighthouse keepers try to maintain their sanity while living on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.

Genres:

Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Horror

Director:

Robert Eggers

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
7.6

5 Ford V Ferrari 2019

American car designer Carroll Shelby and the British-born driver Ken Miles work together to battle corporate interference, the laws of physics, and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary race car for Ford Motor Company and take on the dominating race cars of Enzo Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France in 1966.

Genres:

Drama, Action

Director:

James Mangold

Countries:

France, United States of America
8.1

6 1917 2019

At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers must cross enemy territory and deliver a message that will stop a deadly attack on hundreds of soldiers.

Genres:

War, Drama, Action, Thriller

Director:

Sam Mendes

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
8.4

7 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

8 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

9 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

10 Joker 2019

During the 1980s, a failed stand-up comedian is driven insane and turns to a life of crime and chaos in Gotham City while becoming an infamous psychopathic crime figure.

Genres:

Crime, Thriller, Drama

Director:

Todd Phillips

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
8.5

11 Rocketman 2019

The story of Elton John's life, from his years as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music through his influential and enduring musical partnership with Bernie Taupin.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Dexter Fletcher

Writer:

Lee Hall

Countries:

Canada, United Kingdom, United States of America
7.3

12 Once Upon A Time... In Hollywood 2019

Los Angeles, 1969. TV star Rick Dalton, a struggling actor specializing in westerns, and stuntman Cliff Booth, his best friend, try to survive in a constantly changing movie industry. Dalton is the neighbor of the young and promising actress and model Sharon Tate, who has just married the prestigious Polish director Roman Polanski…

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Quentin Tarantino

Countries:

China, United Kingdom, United States of America
7.7

13 The Irishman 2019

Pennsylvania, 1956. Frank Sheeran, a war veteran of Irish origin who works as a truck driver, accidentally meets mobster Russell Bufalino. Once Frank becomes his trusted man, Bufalino sends him to Chicago with the task of helping Jimmy Hoffa, a powerful union leader related to organized crime, with whom Frank will maintain a close friendship for nearly twenty years.

Genres:

Crime, Drama, History

Director:

Martin Scorsese

Writers:

Steven Zaillian (screenplay), Charles Brandt (book)

Country:

United States of America
7.9

14 Dolemite Is My Name 2019

The story of Rudy Ray Moore, who created the iconic big screen pimp character Dolemite in the 1970s.

Genres:

Drama, Comedy, History

Director:

Craig Brewer

Country:

United States of America
7.3

15 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

16 Yesterday 2019

Jack Malik is a struggling singer-songwriter in an English seaside town whose dreams of fame are rapidly fading, despite the fierce devotion and support of his childhood best friend, Ellie. After a freak bus accident during a mysterious global blackout, Jack wakes up to discover that he's the only person on Earth who can remember The Beatles.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance, Fantasy, Music

Director:

Danny Boyle

Writers:

Richard Curtis (screenplay by), Jack Barth (story by) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United Kingdom
6.8

17 The King 2019

England, 15th century. Hal, a capricious prince who lives among the populace far from court, is forced by circumstances to reluctantly accept the throne and become Henry V.

Genres:

Drama, History, War

Director:

David Michôd

Countries:

Australia, United States of America
7.3

18 Roma 2018

In 1970s Mexico City, two domestic workers help a mother of four while her husband is away for an extended period of time.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Alfonso Cuarón

Writer:

Alfonso Cuarón

Countries:

United States of America, Mexico
7.7

19 Pain And Glory 2019

Salvador Mallo, a filmmaker in the twilight of his career, remembers his life: his mother, his lovers, the actors he worked with. The sixties in a small village in Valencia, the eighties in Madrid, the present, when he feels an immeasurable emptiness, facing his mortality, the incapability of continuing filming, the impossibility of separating creation from his own life. The need of narrating his past can be his salvation.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Pedro Almodóvar

Country:

Spain
7.6

20 Judy 2019

Winter 1968 and showbiz legend Judy Garland arrives in Swinging London to perform a five-week sold-out run at The Talk of the Town. It is 30 years since she shot to global stardom in The Wizard of Oz, but if her voice has weakened, its dramatic intensity has only grown. As she prepares for the show, battles with management, charms musicians and reminisces with friends and adoring fans, her wit and warmth shine through. Even her dreams of love seem undimmed as she embarks on a whirlwind romance with Mickey Deans, her soon-to-be fifth husband.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Rupert Goold

Writers:

Tom Edge (screenplay by), Peter Quilter (based on the stageplay "End of the Rainbow" by)

Country:

United Kingdom
6.9

21 The Laundromat 2019

When her idyllic vacation takes an unthinkable turn, Ellen Martin begins investigating a fake insurance policy, only to find herself down a rabbit hole of questionable dealings that can be linked to a Panama City law firm and its vested interest in helping the world's wealthiest citizens amass larger fortunes.

Genres:

Drama, Crime, Comedy

Director:

Steven Soderbergh

Writers:

Jake Bernstein (book), Scott Z. Burns (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
6.3

22 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

23 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

24 I Lost My Body 2019

A story of Naoufel, a young man who is in love with Gabrielle. In another part of town, a severed hand escapes from a dissection lab, determined to find its body again.

Genres:

Animation, Drama, Fantasy

Director:

Jérémy Clapin

Writers:

Jérémy Clapin (screenplay), Guillaume Laurant (screenplay) | 5 more credits »

Country:

France
7.6