10 best movies like Forrest Gump (1994)

Movies similar to Forrest Gump (1994): 100 Things, Irreplaceable You, Daybreak, Catch-22, Robo, Midway, Descendants 3, Kilimanjara, The Sun Is Also a Star, Tag.

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100 Things (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrecomedy
Duration01:46
PlotMoney, Love, Happiness
StyleMakes me think, Deep Meaning, Fascinating

Best friends Toni and Paul decide to relinquish all of their belongings for 100 days, whereby they receive one of their items back on each day. During this challenge the two realize, that the only thing they cannot be without is their friendship. A story about contemporary materialism and the quest for the truely important things in life.

Irreplaceable You (2018)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:39
CharactersFriends, Terminally ill
PlotCancer, Love
StyleNetflix, Makes me think, Touching, Soulful

A couple who have known each other since 8 are destined to be together until death do them apart.

Daybreak (2019)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, comedy, melodrama
Duration02:51
CharactersTeens, Friends, Gangsters
PlotLove, Fight, Death, Fear, Confrontation
PlaceUSA

Living his best life in post-apocalyptic LA, a slacker strives to find the girl of his dreams while outwitting mindless ghouls and cliquish gangs.

Catch-22 (2019)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, military
Duration01:43
CharactersSoldier, Pilots
PlotWar
PlaceAircraft
TimeWorld War II
StyleExciting, Makes me think, Fascinating

Pianosa Island, Italy, World War II. Bombardier John Yossarian tries to fulfill his duty, maintain sanity and return home as soon as possible, but incompetence and bureaucracy constantly stand in his way.

Robo (2019)
CharactersScientists, Family, Friends, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Chase, The escape, Pursuit
PlaceLaboratory

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Midway (2019)
CharactersSoldier, Military
PlotWar, Revenge, Sea battles
PlaceSea, Japan, USA
TimeWorld War II

The story of the soldiers and aviators who helped turn the tide of the Second World War during the iconic Battle of Midway in June 1942.

Descendants 3 (2019)
Mark4 (imdb: 6.8)
Genreadventure, family
Duration01:40
CharactersTeens, Friends, Lifeguards, Dragons
PlotLove, Adventure
StyleFascinating

The teenagers of Disney's most infamous villains return to the Isle of the Lost to recruit a new batch of villainous offspring to join them at Auradon Prep.

Kilimanjara (2018)
Mark4.4
Genrecomedy, adventure
CountryRussia
Duration01:42
CharactersFriends
PlotAdventure, Wedding
StyleLight, For a group of friends

At the wedding day the beautiful bride Marusya is left alone by her fiancé. She decides to find him by any cost with her friends and they travel to motherland of the groom – Azerbaijan – where they get into the greatest adventure they ever experienced.

The Sun Is Also a Star (2019)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genremelodrama, drama
Duration02:25
PlotLove
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, Makes me think

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.

Tag (2018)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:53
CharactersFriends
PlotAdventure, Rivalry
StyleFor a group of friends, For men, Uplifting

For one month every year, five highly competitive friends hit the ground running in a no-holds-barred game of tag they’ve been playing since the first grade. This year, the game coincides with the wedding of their only undefeated player, which should finally make him an easy target. But he knows they’re coming...and he’s ready.

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A Wrinkle in Time (2018)
Mark5.2 (imdb: 4.2)
Genrefantastic, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration02:25
CharactersChildrens, Friends, Scientists, Warriors
PlotAdventure, Time travel
StyleDisney, For children

After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her brother, and her friend to space in order to find him.

Tanks For Stalin (2018)
Mark6 (imdb: 4.8)
Genreadventure, military, history
CountryRussia
Duration02:00
CharactersSoldier, Tankman
PlotTanks, War, Adventure
PlaceUSSR
TimeWorld War II
StylePatriotic, Disturbing, Exciting, Action, For men

A prototype of a new cutting edge tank is being taken on a secret mission to Moscow, to Comrade Stalin. Soon the cross-country run turns into a ruthless race. Followed by Nazis, the tanks' team defeats their pursuers and proves the great ability and vast superiority of the machine that is about to become a legendary T-34.

Then Came You (2019)
Mark6 (imdb: 7)
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure
Duration01:36
CharactersTerminally ill, Losers
PlotHappiness, Fulfillment of desires
StyleInspirational, Soulful, Cute, Makes me think, Touching, Fascinating

An American hypochondriac who is working as a baggage handler is forced to confront his fears when a British teenager with a terminal illness enlists him to help her carry out her eccentric bucket list.

The King (2019)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama
Duration01:59
CharactersKings, Friends, Princesses, Horses
PlotLove, War, Political, Power, Confrontation
PlaceFrance, England
TimeMiddle Ages

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.

Leaving Afghanistan (2019)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 5.7)
Genreaction, drama, military, history
Duration02:06
CharactersSoldier
PlotWar

1988-1989. The end of the Soviet-Afghan war. The USSR begins its withdrawal from Afghanistan. Soviet General Vasiliev's son - a pilot named Alexander gets kidnapped by the mujahideen after his airplane crashes. As a result the 108th motorized infantry division's long awaited return home gets put on hold for one last mission: bring the General's son back. Based on true events the previously untold story of the courageous and tragic withdrawal campaign (through the Salang pass) reveals the danger the horror and the complexity of human nature during wartime.

Undone (2019)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrefantasy, drama
Duration02:11
CharactersFamily, Friends, Girlfriends, Fathers
PlotLove, Loneliness, Time travel, Investigation
PlaceOffice, USA
StyleExciting

After getting into a near fatal car accident, Alma discovers she has a new relationship with time and uses this ability to find out the truth about her father’s death.

Ambivalence (2019)
Mark6.4 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrethriller, drama
Duration01:57
CharactersFriends, Psychiatrists
PlotLove, Love triangle

Two friends, young psychiatrists, perceive life in different ways. One wants to do the right thing. The second is to experiment. One is a diligent student. The second is the troublemaker. One loves, hating. The second hates, loving. It's a pity that they have only one passion - Katerina Sergeevna. For one, she is Mom, Dad's wife. For another - a lover.

Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (2019)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, biography
Duration01:35
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers
PlotLove
PlaceUSA, Prison

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.

Tolkien (2019)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.8)
Genredrama, military, biography
Duration01:47
CharactersWriters
PlotAdventure, War, Love, Dancing

England, early 20th century. The future writer and philologist John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (1892-1973) and three of his schoolmates create a strong bond between them as they share the same passion for literature and art, a true fellowship that strengthens as they grow up, but the outbreak of World War I threatens to shatter it.

Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood (2019)
Mark5.8 (imdb: 8)
Genrecomedy, drama
Duration02:26
CharactersActors, Celebrities, Directors, Friends
PlotAdventure
PlaceUSA

A faded television actor and his stunt double strive to achieve fame and success in the film industry during the final years of Hollywood's Golden Age in 1969 Los Angeles.

Avengers: Endgame (2019)
Mark9 (imdb: 8.5)
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA
Duration02:36
CharactersSuperhero, Raccoons, Gods, Friends, Heroes
PlotLove, Apocalypse, Time travel
PlaceSpace, USA, Spaceships
StyleMarvel, Long, Exciting, Popular

After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War, the universe is in ruins due to the efforts of the Mad Titan, Thanos. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers must assemble once more in order to undo Thanos' actions and restore order to the universe once and for all, no matter what consequences may be in store.

The Balkan Line (2019)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.6)
Genreaction, drama
Duration02:31
CharactersSoldier
PlotWar
StylePatriotic

1999, Serbia is bombed and Kosovo region is left for plunder by bandits under command of Albanian warlord, Smuk. The removal of the human organs take place within the territories bandits have taken, the robberies, mass assassinations and genocide. Russian intelligence officer Bek Ethoev and former paratrooper turned mercenary Andrey Shatalov head a small detachment tasked with the dangerous mission to stop the terrorism, recapture the airfield used by the bandits and rescue Shatalov's love interest Yasna, who was captured to be harvested for organs, like the rest of the Serbian prisoners.

Jexi (2019)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy
Duration02:26
CharactersFriends
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Love, Loneliness, Technology
PlaceUSA
StyleLight

Phil's new phone comes with an unexpected feature, Jexi...an A.I. determined to keep him all to herself in a comedy about what can happen when you love your phone more than all else.

The Sun Above Me Never Sets (2019)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama
Duration01:59
CharactersFriends, Fathers, Old man
PlotLove, Happiness, Meaning of life
PlaceRussia

Having quarreled with his father Altan goes to work in the North. He will have to spend a month alone on a deserted island. But soon a neighbor appears. He is old Baibal who has come to the island to spend the last days of his life there. He asks Altan to bury him next to his wife. But the guy finds out that long ago the old man’s daughter went missing. He talks the old man into publishing an entertainment blog to find his daughter and put of the man’s death. Every day Altan does his best to stimulate the old man to live another beautiful day.

Low Tide (2019)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, drama
Duration02:06
CharactersTeens, Brothers, Friends
PlotAdventure, Money, Relationship, Fidelity
PlaceUSA
StyleDisturbing, Action

Alan, Red, and Smitty spend high summer on the Jersey Shore roving the boardwalk and getting into trouble. But the discovery of good old fashioned treasure sets the friends on an escalating course of suspicion and violence in this atmospheric thriller.

Someone Great (2019)
Mark4.8 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
Duration02:49
CharactersFriends
PlotRelationship
PlaceNew York
StyleFor a group of friends, Cute

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.

The Angry Birds Movie 2 (2019)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrecomedy, adventure, family
Duration01:36
CharactersFriends, Birds
PlotAdventure, War, Rivalry
PlaceIslands
StyleFascinating

Red, Chuck, Bomb and the rest of their feathered friends are surprised when a green pig suggests that they put aside their differences and unite to fight a common threat. Aggressive birds from an island covered in ice are planning to use an elaborate weapon to destroy the fowl and swine.

Overlord (2018)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, military
Duration01:45
CharactersMilitary, Zombie, Soldier
PlotWar, Genetic experiments
TimeWorld War II

France, June 1944. On the eve of D-Day, some American paratroopers fall behind enemy lines after their aircraft crashes while on a mission to destroy a radio tower in a small village near the beaches of Normandy. After reaching their target, the surviving paratroopers realise that, in addition to fighting the Nazi troops that patrol the village, they also must fight against something else.

I Am Mother (2019)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama
Duration02:14
CharactersRobots, Childrens
PlotSurvival, Artificial Intelligence, Mystery, End of the world, Apocalypse, Technology
TimePost apocalypse
StylePhilosophical, For personal development, Makes me think, Worth watching, Atmospheric, Interesting, For a group of friends, Netflix, Womens in main roles, Unexpected ending

A teenage girl is raised underground by a robot "Mother", designed to repopulate the earth following an extinction event. But their unique bond is threatened when an inexplicable stranger arrives with alarming news.

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 6.9)
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration02:35
CharactersTeens, Friends, Crocodiles
PlotComputer games, Adventure, Fight, Survival
PlaceNature, Jungle

The tables are turned as four teenagers are sucked into Jumanji's world - pitted against rhinos, black mambas and an endless variety of jungle traps and puzzles. To survive, they'll play as characters from the game.

(Girl)Friend (2018)
Mark5.2 (imdb: 5.5)
Genrecomedy
CountryFrance
Duration01:56
CharactersFriends
PlotLove, Date, Divorce, Jealousy
PlaceParty
StyleLight

Vincent and Nefeli just moved in together. They're best friends and swore to never fall in love again. That is until Vincent meets Julie.

All I Wish (2018)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:55
CharactersModels, Dogs, Musicians, Lawyers
PlotAdventure, Love, Dancing, Money
PlaceUSA

A woman struggles to escape the clutches of her overbearing, co-dependent mother, while gradually falling for a sexy, sophisticated attorney.

Green Book (2018)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 8.2)
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
Duration02:10
CharactersDrivers, Friends, Musicians, Police
PlaceNew York, USA
StyleOscars, Fascinating, Light

Tony Lip, a bouncer in 1962, is hired to drive pianist Don Shirley on a tour through the Deep South in the days when African Americans, forced to find alternate accommodations and services due to segregation laws below the Mason-Dixon Line, relied on a guide called The Negro Motorist Green Book.

Attraction (2017)
Mark5 (imdb: 5.5)
Genrefantastic
CountryRussia
Duration02:09
CharactersAliens, Fathers, Guests, Military
PlotLove, UFO, War
PlaceMoscow, Russia, Space

After an alien ship crash lands in a Russian city, many who see the inside and the occupants start to question their own existence while others demand the aliens leave Earth.

Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 8)
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada, USA, Hungary
Duration02:26
CharactersFamily, Twins, Fathers, Friends, Hunters
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Love, War, Mystery
TimeFuture
StyleCyberpunk

Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K, unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of society into chaos. K's discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard, a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years.

Dunkirk (2017)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 7.9)
Genredrama, military, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Netherlands, France
Duration02:27
CharactersSoldier, Lifeguards, Friends, Military
PlotWar, Death, Survival
PlaceEngland, Ships, Sea
StyleBest soundtracks, Tense, Disturbing

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.

Wonder Woman (2017)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 7.4)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure, military
CountryUSA, China, Hong Kong
Duration02:16
CharactersSuperhero, Amazons, Strong women, Princesses
PlotWar, Adventure
PlaceUSA
StyleDC, Best soundtracks, Womens in main roles

An Amazon princess comes to the world of Man in the grips of the First World War to confront the forces of evil and bring an end to human conflict.

mother! (2017)
Mark5 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:23
CharactersFamily, Friends, Poets
PlotLove, Dancing, Death
PlaceCourt
StyleAction, Touching, Depressive

A couple's relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence.

The Post (2018)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.2)
Genrethriller, drama, biography, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:31
CharactersJournalists, Presidential
PlotWar, Political, Mystery, Intrigue, Confrontation
PlaceNew York, Office, USA

A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between journalist and government. Inspired by true events.

Where Hands Touch (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 5.8)
Genremelodrama, drama, military
Duration02:26
CharactersChildrens
PlotOn real events, War, Survival, Love, Relationship
PlaceGermany
StyleTouching, Atmospheric, Soulful

Germany, 1944. Leyna, the 15-year old daughter of a white German mother and a black African father, meets Lutz, a compassionate member of the Hitler Youth whose father is a prominent Nazi soldier, and they form an unlikely connection in this quickly changing world.

Ash Is Purest White (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 7.1)
Genremelodrama, drama
Duration01:17
PlotLove, Relationship
PlaceChina

Set in China's underworld, this tale of love and betrayal follows a dancer who fired a gun to protect her mobster boyfriend during a fight. On release from prison 5 years later, she sets out to find him.

Crystal Sky of Yesterday (2018)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 6.3)
Genremelodrama, drama, cartoon
Duration01:18
CharactersFriends, Teens
PlotLove
PlaceSchool

The story of some senior high school students in a Chinese village, their dreams, friendships and romances.

The Great Battle (2018)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 6.9)
Genreaction, military, history
Duration01:34
CharactersMilitary, Soldier
PlotWar
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting, Action

Kingdom of Goguryeo, ancient Korea, 645. The ruthless Emperor Taizong of Tang invades the country and leads his armies towards the capital, achieving one victory after another, but on his way is the stronghold of Ansi, protected by General Yang Man-chu, who will do everything possible to stop the invasion, even if his troops are outnumbered by thousands of enemies.

A Star Is Born (2018)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.7)
Genremelodrama, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:24
CharactersMusicians, Singers
PlotSuccess, Love, Relationship
PlaceUSA
StyleAtmospheric, Soulful, Cute, Best soundtracks, Oscars, Interesting, Romantic, Touching

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.

The Kissing Booth (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:42
CharactersFriends, Teens
PlotMotorcycles, Love, First love
PlaceSchool
TimeGraduation
StyleFor girls, Netflix, By books, Light

When teenager Elle's first kiss leads to a forbidden romance with the hottest boy in high school, she risks her relationship with her best friend.

They Shall Not Grow Old (2018)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 8.3)
Genredocumentary, military, history
Duration02:30
CharactersSoldier
PlotOn real events, War

A documentary about World War I with never-before-seen footage to commemorate the centennial of Armistice Day, and the end of the war.

I Am Losing Weight (2018)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrecomedy
CountryRussia
Duration02:13
CharactersFriends
PlotBulimia, Love, Relationship
PlaceRussia
StyleLight

There's two great loves in Anya's life, her athlete boyfriend Zhenya and food. Zhenya is not happy how Anya has been gaining weight due to her eating habits and decides to dump her. But Anya doesn't want to give up and decides to get rid of excess weight with the help of Nikolai, an overweight man obsessed with the healthy living.

12 Strong (2018)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 6.6)
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:34
CharactersHorses, Soldier, Terrorists, Military
PlotWar, Survival, Weapon
PlaceMountains

A team of CIA agents and special forces head into Afghanistan in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks in an attempt to dismantle the Taliban.

Operation Red Sea (2018)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.7)
Genreaction
CountryHong Kong, China
Duration01:36
CharactersSoldier, Lifeguards
PlotWar

The film is loosely based on the evacuation of the 225 foreign nationals and almost 600 Chinese citizens from Yemen's southern port of Aden during the 2015 Yemeni Civil War.

The Yellow Birds (2018)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 5.7)
Genredrama, military
CountryUSA
Duration02:44
CharactersFriends
PlotWar

Two young soldiers, Bartle and Murph, navigate the terrors of the Iraq war under the command of the older, troubled Sergeant Sterling. All the while, Bartle is tortured by a promise he made to Murph's mother before their deployment.

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