10 best movies like Hot Summer Nights (2018)

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Hot Summer Nights 2018
A teen winds up in over his head while dealing drugs with a rebellious partner and chasing the young man's enigmatic sister during the summer of 1991 that he spends on Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
List of the best movies like Hot Summer Nights (2018): Jenny's Wedding, Ingrid Goes West, All I Wish, Risky Business, The Trouble with You, Can You Ever Forgive Me?, Pork Pie, Jane Wants a Boyfriend, Summer of 8, Motherless Brooklyn.

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Jenny's Wedding (2015)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:57

Jenny Farrell is getting married. But how will her straight-laced family react when they find out that the woman they thought was their daughter’s roommate is actually her fiancée? As the old-fashioned Farrells attempt to come to terms with the prospect of a surprise daughter-in-law, they face a difficult choice: either adapt with the times or risk being left behind.

Ingrid Goes West (2017)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:21

Ingrid becomes obsessed with a social network star named Taylor Sloane who seemingly has a perfect life. But when Ingrid decides to drop everything and move west to be Taylor's friend, her behaviour turns unsettling and dangerous.

All I Wish (2018)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:55

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

Risky Business (1983)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:39

Meet Joel Goodson, an industrious, college-bound 17-year-old and a responsible, trustworthy son. However, when his parents go away and leave him home alone in the wealthy Chicago suburbs with the Porsche at his disposal he quickly decides he has been good for too long and it is time to enjoy himself. After an unfortunate incident with the Porsche Joel must raise some cash, in a risky way.

The Trouble with You (2018)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryFrance
Duration02:12

Detective Yvonne is the widow of police chief Santi, a local hero in a town on the French Riviera. When she learns he was in fact a crooked cop, she tries to right his wrongs. Crossing paths with Antoine, a victim of Santi, sets off a series of wild events.

Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:42

When a bestselling celebrity biographer is no longer able to get published because she has fallen out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception.

Pork Pie (2017)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, comedy, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryNew Zealand

This remake of 1981’s Goodbye Pork Pie tracks the escapades of a trio of accidental outlaws as they travel the length of New Zealand protesting conformity and chasing lost love, with a posse of cops and a media frenzy in pursuit.

Jane Wants a Boyfriend (2015)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA

A young woman with Asperger's tries to find her first boyfriend with a little help from her older sister.

Summer of 8 (2016)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:59

Eight close friends soak up their last day of summer together on the beach before parting ways for college.

Motherless Brooklyn (2019)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA

Lionel Essrog, a private detective living with Tourette syndrome, ventures to solve the murder of his mentor and best friend — a mystery that carries him from the gin-soaked jazz clubs of Harlem to the slums of Brooklyn to the gilded halls of New York's power brokers.

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LOL (2012)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:37

In a world connected by YouTube, iTunes, and Facebook, Lola and her friends navigate the peer pressures of high school romance and friendship while dodging their sometimes overbearing and confused parents. When Lola's mom, Anne, "accidentally" reads her teenage daughter's racy journal, she realizes just how wide their communication gap has grown.

Flawless (1999)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:46

An ultraconservative police officer suffers a debilitating stroke and is assigned to a rehabilitative program that includes singing lessons - with the drag queen next door.

The Jesus Rolls (2019)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA

Hours after his release from prison, Jesus Quintana pairs up with fellow misfits Petey and Marie for a freewheeling joyride of petty crime and romance.

Kicking and Screaming (1995)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:36

After college graduation, Grover's girlfriend Jane tells him she's moving to Prague to study writing. Grover declines to accompany her, deciding instead to move in with several friends, all of whom can't quite work up the inertia to escape their university's pull. Nobody wants to make any big decisions that would radically alter his life, yet none of them wants to end up like Chet, the professional student who tends bar and is in his tenth year of university studies.

Mad Dog and Glory (1993)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:37

Wayne Dobie is a shy cop whose low-key demeanor has earned him the affectionate nickname "Mad Dog." After Mad Dog saves the life of Frank Milo, a crime boss and aspiring stand-up comedian, he's offered the company of an attractive young waitress named Glory for a week. At first both are uneasy about the arrangement, but they eventually fall in love. However, the situation becomes complicated when Milo demands Glory back.

Tolkien (2019)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama, military, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:47

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.

Shanghai Surprise (1986)
Markimdb: 3.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:37

Glendon Wasey is a fortune hunter looking for a fast track out of China. Gloria Tatlock is a missionary nurse seeking the curing powers of opium for her patients. Fate sets them on a hectic, exotic, and even romantic quest for stolen drugs. But they are up against every thug and smuggler in Shangai.

Sicilian Ghost Story (2017)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama, crime, detective
CountryItaly, France, Luxembourg

In a little Sicilian village at the edge of a forest, Giuseppe, a boy of 13, vanishes. Luna, his classmate who loves him, refuses to accept his mysterious disappearance. She rebels against the silence and complicity that surround her, and to find him she descends into the dark world which has swallowed him up and which has a lake as its mysterious entrance.

Freeheld (2015)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, France
Duration02:39

New Jersey car mechanic Stacie Andree and her police detective girlfriend Laurel Hester both battle to secure Hester's pension benefits after she was diagnosed with a terminal illness.

Baked in Brooklyn (2016)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA

A recent college graduate decides to sell marijuana on the streets of Manhattan after losing his job at a consulting firm. He soon meets the girl of his dreams. With an unsupportive girlfriend, an increase of clienteles, and the growing threats of being caught or killed, he soon realizes he is in way over his head.

Kiss Me You Fucking Moron (2013)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryNorway
Duration01:34

Some teenagers are ambitiously setting up a famous Jon Fosse-play. They hire a well known actor to be their mentor, unaware that he's going through a life crisis. Their new mentor chooses Vegard, promising footballer and local douchebag, to play the leading role.

I'm in Love with a Church Girl (2013)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genremelodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:58

Miles Montego has it all - cars, boats, good looks, mansion, money, women, but more importantly, he has a past.

Feeling Minnesota (1996)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:39

Sam Clayton's marriage to ex-stripper Freddie comes about when she's strong-armed into the match by Red, a club proprietor who once did her a favor. But Freddie falls in love with Jjaks, Sam's brother, and the pair tries to escape the situation together. It isn't long before both Sam and Red catch up with them, resulting in threats against the two of them -- although tension also starts to build between Sam and Red.

Comet (2014)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

When a chance encounter brings together the cynical Dell and the quick-witted Kimberly, the stage is set for a tempestuous love affair that unfolds like a puzzle. As the film zigzags back and forth in time-from a meteor shower in LA, to an encounter in a Paris hotel room, to a fateful phone call-an unforgettable portrait of a relationship emerges.

My Cousin Rachel (2017)
Markimdb: 6
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:46

A young Englishman plots revenge against his mysterious, beautiful cousin, believing that she murdered his guardian. But his feelings become complicated as he finds himself falling under the beguiling spell of her charms.

In The Mix (2005)
Markimdb: 2.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, crime, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:35

A successful DJ named Darrel (Usher), managed to rescue a powerful mobster one night. In order to repay Darrell, the mobster, Frank Pacelli, gives him the task of protecting his daughter, Dolly (Chriqui)

Permission (2017)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:00

A woman on the brink of a marriage proposal is told by a friend that she should date other men before spending the rest of her life with her boyfriend.

Paternity Leave (2015)
Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA

Four years into his first stable relationship, a man finds out that he is pregnant with his partner's baby.

ATL (2006)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, crime, music
CountryUSA

As four friends prepare for life after high school, different challenges bring about turning points in each of their lives. The dramas unfold and resolve at their local rollerskating rink, Cascade.

Down to You (2000)
Markimdb: 5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

College coeds in New York City, Al, the son of a celebrity chef, and Imogen, a talented artist, become smitten the second they lay eyes on one another at a bar. However, the road to happiness is not a smooth one. Outside forces, including a predatory porn star who wants to lure Al into her bed, threaten to pull apart the young lovers before their romance has a chance to really flourish.




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