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14 Movies Like The Shawshank Redemption

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"Red" has been in Shawshank prison for years, sentenced to life in prison for murder. He and the rest of his gang made peace with the place, they're comfortable, the days go by. The walls that used to lock them up, as time goes by, become shields that protect them from the outside world. However, Red differs from the others in something they use as a joke: he is the only prisoner who admits he is guilty of his crime. He is our avatar in the Shawshank prison. Andy Dufresne is a very well wrapped Christmas gift, which both the other characters and we the viewers discover from the minute zero until the end of the film. His low-key performance and the way he naturally accepts both good and bad sounds boring to read but is most interesting to watch in action. It's not clear from the start whether he really killed his wife and lover or was wrongly imprisoned, but it doesn't matter. We don't live in a just world, we live in this one. And as Andy himself admits, bad

17 Movies Like Call Me By Your Name

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The story told in Call me by your name takes place in Italy in the 1980s and stars Elio, a 17-year-old whose father, a prestigious academic researcher, receives Oliver during the holiday season to help him with his academic articles. Oliver is much older than Elio, but what happens between them, which goes from initial rejection to friendship, desire, sexual attraction and complicity, gives rise to one of the most powerful and eloquent discourses on love. This movie tackles a very important subject, and the movies like Call me by your name we recommended here are similar in topic and message.

13 Movies Like Good Will Hunting

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Twenty-year-old Will Hunting, struggles between his brilliant intellect capable of solving any mathematical problem and his bad behavior on the streets of Boston, which causes him, time and again, problems with justice. It is for one of those crimes that Will was about to go to jail, but a professor at MIT proposes a deal to the jury and ends up taking care of the boy, who is forced to commit to two specific tasks: study mathematics under his tutorship and assist a psychologist to help him eliminate criminal actions from his life. Great cast, written by Matt Damon and Ben Affleck and starring Robin Williams in the role that won him his only Oscar. Movies like Good Will Hunting are also about geniuses, people with flaws but a lot of redeeming qualities that have to grow and evolve into better versions of themselves.

19 Movies Like 'Love, Simon' (2018)

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Simon is a young student who has friends with whom he shares his time and a family that loves him very much. But Simon hides a secret he is not ready to share with everyone: he is gay. One day through a message on a school website he meets another boy in the same situation as him and decides to get in touch. Both will maintain a long-distance relationship using only their pseudonyms, until someone starts to blackmail Simon and everything that Simon has feared so much may come to light. Will he cave to the blackmailer? This is a story about normalizing a reality where although much progress has been made there is still a long way to go. Movies like Love, Simon follow similar storyline and messages, looking to tackle some subjects that may still be considered taboo to this day.

10 Movies Like The Platform (El Hoyo)

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Goreng agrees to live in the hole for six months in exchange for a title, but when he wakes up inside level 48, he doesn't know what awaits him. As his only companion he meets Trimagasi (Zorion Eguileor) a psychopath and murderer, who explains to him how the place where they are locked up works. Every month they change their level at random, being anaesthetized by a gas and with this they will have access to more or less food and even to nothing. In other levels, Goreng will meet characters like Imoguiri, the admission officer, Miharuwho occasionally goes up and down the platform, looking for her son, and Baharat (Emilio Buale), an important support for Goreng. This movie is mysterious, thrilling and a nice ride for people wanting cool and interesting adventure flicks. When suggesting movies like The Platform, we aimed for movies where characters are in weird or unknown settings, have to adapt and learn how to survive, and maybe even escape.

24 Scariest Movies Like The Conjuring

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The Conjuring is a horror film, but it is also an exercise in style and an evocation of the films of the same genre made more than two decades ago. It's a terror that cuts to the bone, and the most beautiful thing, ironically and from a cinematic point of view, about this genre is that it doesn't resort to extreme violence or the rivers of blood that usually accompany these productions. James Wan has a fine, magical touch to turn your world upside down, keep you on the edge of your seat and disturb your thoughts for a while. A family begins to experience a series of supernatural events that force them to seek help from a partner who is dedicated to investigating these types of cases. Movies like The Conjuring are stylish, chilling and really scary horror films that are well made, have good cinematography and captivating plots.

12 Movies Like Little Lips (Piccole labbra 1978)

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Paul, a veteran of the Second World War, is suffering from a deep depression linked to a wound brought back to the front and is spending a period of rest in a country house, when he falls in love with his 12-year-old niece Eva, an orphan living there, and decides to describe his platonic love for her in a novel. A story about forbidden love, this movie tackles a difficult subject, but does so with grace. If you want more movies like Little Lips (Piccole labbra) , we’ve compiled a list that is similar in tone and topic.

28 Movies Like Contagion

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Contagion finds humanity again in danger of extinction. The emergence of a terrible virus, which spreads at lightning speed and has the power to kill in a few days, arouses fear all over the world. The medical community is overcome by the situation and in addition to the fact that scientists cannot find an antidote, they cannot stop the panic caused by deaths. All this time, ordinary people are also trying to find a way of survival, in a society destroyed by the terrible plague. When looking for movies like Contagion, we searched for movies where a virus or plague was unleashed on the planet or in a community, where people have to fight to contain and overcome the disease/life changing event. This list is also great for anyone looking for movies like the pandemic caused right now in the world by Covid-19.

17 Adventure Movies Like Jumanji (1995)

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Jumanji is a very original adventure movie about a 12 year old boy called Alan, who one day starts to hear a strange drumming noise. When he approaches that strange noise he finds a "magic" board game called Jumanji. One night after arguing with his father he runs away from home and meets his friend Sarah and shows her the strange game. The frightened girl does not want to continue playing but when she throws the dice again the game absorbs Alan in a mysterious way without leaving any trace. Years later Sarah moves with her orphaned nephews Judy and Peter to the old Parrish house. One afternoon, the kids start hearing drumming noises just like young Alan did years before, and an unpredictable adventure with, twists and dangers at every turn begins. This is a classic Robin Williams movie that has everything: comedy, suspense, unpredictability and charm. Movies like Jumani have to have to tick all of these boxes of course. The sequels, Jumanji: Into the Jungle and Jumani: The

15 Best Movies Like Outbreak (1995)

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Outbreak is the typical movie you love even if you say you hate it. Either because the subject is hard to believe or because it's too Hollywood in its outcome. It is about an epidemic in a town in the U.S, something like Ebola but multiplied by 100% in a way that kills. The virus has been "hunted" and eradicated in Africa years ago, and the officials in charge of the eradication are the ones who will hinder their counterparts and the protagonists of the film: some scientists from institutes that treat contagious diseases. The virus reaches the US because of a monkey, and humans start to get infected. Both horrifying and fascinating, this movie is a look at what happens when a deadly pandemic catches the world by surprise. Movies like Outbreak include diseases, or unprecedented developments that have humanity or a group of people fighting to survive in uncharted territory. If you think we missed any similar title that should be on this list, then don't forget to menti

16 Movies Like Knives Out (2019)

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When the famous writer Harlan Thrombey is found breathless in his mansion, just after his 85th birthday, the curious and playful detective Benoit Blanc is appointed to investigate the case. Between Harlan's dysfunctional family and his devoted employees, Blanc juggles secrets and backstage games to find out the truth about the crime. Who is the killer? It’s not who we think. A very enjoyable mysterious “who did it” type movie with a unique take, movies like Knives Out also feature detectives or people investigating(or planning) a crime, trying to find out who the real murderer is, or playing games with others to advance their own agendas.

15 Movies Like Good Boys (2019)

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After being invited to his first "kissing" party, Max, a 12-year-old kid, panics because he doesn't know how to kiss. Eager to learn quickly, Max, helped by his friends Thor and Lucas decide to use Max's father's drone, which he is not allowed to touch, to spy on a couple of teenagers in love. But, when the whole thing goes crazy, and the boys manage to destroy the drone, the madness begins. Desperate to get another one before Max's father returns home, the boys skip school and enter into an avalanche of decisions, one worse than the other. When looking for movies like Good Boys, we found funny spirited comedies with a young teenage cast who usually get into some sort of trouble that they need to get out of - creating chaos all the way. If you think we missed any similar films like Good Boys that should be on this list, then don't forget to mention them in comments below.

17 Movies like Five Feet Apart

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The movie Five Feet Apart tells us the story of Stella (Haley Lu Richardson), a teenager suffering from Cystic Fibrosis, a fatal disease that limits the life of those who suffer from it, leading them to be hospitalized constantly and for long periods of time. Stella is a fighter and it is there, in the hospital, where she meets Will (Cole Sprouse), another patient of Cystic Fibrosis, who with his rebellious attitude calls her attention to gradually fall in love with him - but there is a unique problem: Cystic Fibrosis does not allow patients who suffer from it to come into contact with each other. They are forced to stay at at least five feet apart so Stella and Will have to live their love without contact, wanting to touch, kiss and love each other, but not being allowed to. A unique love story with tragic implications. Movies like Five Feet Apart are about extraordinary love stories, some forbidden, some impossible, some in the face of tragedy.

20 Epic Movies Like Lord of The Rings (Series)

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The legendary Lord of the Rings trilogy begins when Bibo Baggins, a Hobbit from the Shire wants leave all his belongings to his nephew Frodo. Bibo's powerful ring, with which he can make himself invisible, is of great importance and power, and Bilbo wants to take it with him but is stopped by the wizard Gandalf. It is now Frodo’s burden, and he has to carry it himself while kept a secret from all. And thus, an epic adventure of bravery, friendship and darkness begins. When it comes to fantasy films, The Lord of The Rings is probably at the top of most lists. If you’ve enjoyed this epic saga and are hungry for something similar, this list is for you. The following movies are all about bravery, some in fantasy settings, others with a historical approach. All follow extraordinary heroes, and larger than life villains. If you think we missed any similar films like 'The Lord of the Rings' (Series) that should be on this list, then don't forget to mention them in comments b

18 Movies Like L'immoralita (Cock Crows at Eleven 1978)

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An infanticide maniac shelters in a forest and a little girl discovers him. He spares her in exchange for her silence. The girl's mother, an elderly nymphomaniac, also discovers the man; she takes him to her villa and rapes him repeatedly. But the 12 year old girl is also attracted to him, so for the multiple murderer it is arousing. A policeman investigates the area: the elderly nymphomaniac makes him her own. But in the meantime, the little girl has decided to solve the complicated situation in a drastic way… A tricky riddle of detective storytelling, thriller, eroticism, psychological and taboo, this movie tackles a forbidden subject in a way that most movies today would never come close to. For people looking for movies like L’immoralita , we’ve compiled a list of movies about sexuality, with psychological and taboo themes as well.

21 Movies Like The Ages of Lulu (1990)

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The Ages Of Lulu is a powerful 1990 movie about the sexual decay of a young woman to the sick and dangerous underground world in Madrid. Lulu is a girl who gives her existence to the discovery of pleasure and the achievement of desire... After a troubled and unaffected childhood, fifteen-year-old Lulu succumbs to the unsettling attraction of Pablo, a young family friend. That first sexual experience marks the life of Lulu, an emotional child, who for years forges a private and ritual relationship with Pablo plunging into the abysses of desire. Many years later, and married to Pablo, the protagonist will not be able to remain isolated from reality and will surrender to a feverish whirlwind of eroticism without barriers. This is a difficult psychological movie that explores taboo issues, and movies Like The Ages Of Lulu should all be within range of similar themes.

20 Psychological Thriller Movies Like Get Out

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Chris (Daniel Kaluuya, Sicario) and his girlfriend, Rose (Allison Williams, Girls), have gotten to the point of their relationship when he is about to meet the girl's parents, Missy (Catherine Keener, Captain Phillips) and Dean (Bradley Whitford, The Cabin in the Woods). At first, Chris believes that the girl's parents' exaggerated kindness is just an emotion provoked by their efforts to get used to the idea that she is in an interracial relationship, but, as time goes by, a series of bizarre and increasingly bizarre things start to happen. Just how disturbing and terrible the actual truth would be, he could never have imagined. This is a mystery thriller that keeps viewers on the edge of their seat, as the plot unfolds and we find out the real secret behind it all. Movies like Get Out are both psychological and emotional thrillers, where the main characters have to navigate an uncomfortable situation as best as possible. If you think we missed any similar movies like Jor

17 Frightening Movies Like A Quiet Place

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A Quiet Place takes us to a near post-apocalyptic future in the year 2020, where the human population has been practically annihilated by extraterrestrial creatures that easily detect humans thanks to their hyper-developed hearing. Very few have managed to survive - among them the Abbott family - whose eldest daughter, Regan, is deaf. All their family members, father, mother and two other children, learned to speak sign language. Keeping quiet is the key to staying alive, and over the course of more than a year they have developed a whole system inside and outside the house to keep the deadly creatures out of their lives. The silence they must maintain is the first attraction of this story. To walk barefoot, to laugh without sound, to play without making the least noise is the permanent challenge of this family and especially of its parents who must make their children aware of the misfortune into which humanity has fallen and, in passing, prepare them, on the ground, for their survi

21 Movies Like The Kissing Booth (2018)

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This film tells you the story of Elle and Lee, friends who have been friends since they were born, literally as their mothers were friends themselves. They essentially grew up together which made their friendship stronger over the years. The whole drama begins when our friends are introduced as 16-year-olds and start a new school year. We are introduced to Lee's older brother, Noah, who is quite handsome, the school's popular football player, a typical cliché football player. To keep their friendship so strong and free of fights they have a set of rules, one of the most important ones being that siblings - or relatives in general - are out of bounds romantically, totally blocked, forbidden, denied. From here, the plot is simple. Elle Evans has never kissed a boy and is in love with Noah Flynn, the older brother of her best friend, Lee. But because of their rules, she can’t date him. Now, they’re together in the kissing booth. What will she do? This is a laid back romantic com

15 Fun Movies Like Crazy Rich Asians

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Crazy Rich Asians, by director Jon M. Chu is a highly entertaining film with a spectacular production design. The film is based on Kevin Kwan's eponymous book trilogy and works because it has in its premise the story of Cinderella that has captivated both literature and film for years. Rachel Chu, NYU's youngest professor of economics, is an independent woman who has built her career on much effort and the support of her immigrant mother. Her life seems pretty normal until her boyfriend Nick Young convinces her to vacation in Singapore for his best friend's wedding and introduce him to his family. During the trip, Rachel discovers that Nick is the heir to one of Singapore's most powerful real estate empires and also comes from a traditionalist family with scrupulous and classist values. Rachel will be confronted with a strict mother, a jealous ex-girlfriend and a social world where she does not belong, while Nick must decide between true love and family legacy. Movies