10 best movies like Junooniyat (2016)

Movies similar to Junooniyat (2016): Undone, The Sun Above Me Never Sets, The King, Fidelity, The Informer, Daybreak, SGT. Will Gardner, Ambivalence, Tolkien, Venice Is Not in Italy.

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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.

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.

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.

Fidelity (2019)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genredrama
Duration01:40
CharactersDoctors, Family, Friends, Actors, Girlfriends
PlotLove, Relationship, Fidelity, Rivalry
PlaceRussia, India, Asia
StyleExciting

Lena is a talented midwife and gynaecologist, her husband Serezha is an actor at a provincial drama theatre. They are close and gentle with each other, but there is no sex. Lena suspects that Serezha has an affair, but she worries quietly and does not reveal her jealousy. Instead of sorting out her relationship with her husband, Lena starts to betray him with chance acquaintances. Gradually Lena’s parallel life gets out of control and changes her original life.

The Informer (2019)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller
Duration02:34
CharactersSpy, Killers, Police, Family, Fathers
PlotLove, Relationship, Pursuit

An ex-convict working undercover intentionally gets himself incarcerated again in order to infiltrate the mob at a maximum security prison.

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.

SGT. Will Gardner (2019)
CharactersFamily, Soldier, Fathers
PlotTime travel, Motorcycles, Travel
PlaceUSA

A troubled Iraq War veteran struggling to reintegrate into society sets out on a cross-country journey with the hope of reuniting with his young son.

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.

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.

Venice Is Not in Italy (2019)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, drama
Duration01:29
CharactersTeens, Parents, Family, Mothers
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Love, Relationship, Dancing, Motorcycles, Holidays
PlaceItaly

Emile is fifteen. He lives in Montargis, between a sweet-crazy father and a mother who has always dyed his hair blond, because, it seems, he is more beautiful like that. When the girl who pleases him more than anything invites him to Venice for the holidays, he is overjoyed. Only problem, his parents decide to accompany him - This is the story of a teenager born into an unclassifiable family, the story of a first love, miraculous and fragile. This is the story of an initiatory and incredible journey where life often takes unawares, but where Venice, it will be at the rendezvous.

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Abominable (2019)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
Duration02:25
CharactersFriends, Yeti
PlotLove, Snow

A group of misfits encounter a young Yeti named Everest, and they set off to reunite the magical creature with his family on the mountain of his namesake.

The Irishman (2019)
CharactersGangsters, Friends, Gangsters, Mafia, Hired assassins
PlotWar, Death
TimeNew Year

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.

Be with You (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 7.6)
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:19
CharactersFamily
PlotLove, Death, Supernatural
StyleTouching, To cry

Along with his young son, Ji-ho, Woo-jin misses his wife Soo-a, who died after promising to return a year later with the rainy season. Miraculously, they reunite with Soo-a when the rainy season comes around, but she has no memory of her husband and son whom she dearly loved.

Life Itself (2018)
Mark6.4 (imdb: 6.7)
Genremelodrama, drama
Duration02:28
CharactersDogs
PlotLove, Relationship, Fate, Dancing, Love triangle
PlaceCollege
StyleRomantic, Soulful, Touching, For single girls

As a young New York couple goes from college romance to marriage and the birth of their first child, the unexpected twists of their journey create reverberations that echo over continents and through lifetimes.

A Faithful Man (2018)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
Duration01:28
CharactersJournalists
PlotLove triangle, Love, Relationship, Death, Funeral
PlaceParis, France

Marianne leaves Abel for Paul, his best friend and the father of her unborn child. Eight years later, Paul dies and Marianne returns to Abel. However, things have changed for the both of them and feelings of jealousy surround their new relationship.

Transit (2018)
Markimdb: 7
Genredrama
Duration01:46
PlotWar, Relationship, Love, Death
PlaceHotels, France, Trains

In an attempt to flee Nazi-occupied France, Georg assumes the identity of a dead author but soon finds himself stuck in Marseilles, where he falls in love with Maria, a young woman searching for her missing husband.

El Angel (2018)
Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, crime, biography
Duration01:54
CharactersFriends, Teens, Difficult teens, Thieves, Serial killers, Presidential
PlotDancing, Money, Motorcycles, War, Political
PlaceSchool, Israel, Egypt
StyleSmart

Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1971. Carlos Robledo Puch is a 19-year-old boy with an angelic face, but a vocational thief as well, who acts ruthlessly, without remorse. When he meets Ramón, they follow together a dark path of crime and death.

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.

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.

National Theatre Live: Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead (2017)
Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:57
CharactersKings, Friends, Mothers
PlotLove, Political, Death, Jealousy, Relationship, Betrayal, Intrigue

Against the backdrop of Hamlet, two hapless minor characters, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, take centre stage. As the young double act stumble their way in and out of the action of Shakespeare’s iconic drama, they become increasingly out of their depth as their version of the story unfolds.

The Ottoman Lieutenant (2017)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 6.6)
Genredrama, military
CountryTurkey, USA
Duration02:38
CharactersDoctors, Nurses, Soldier
PlotLove, War, Death, Relationship
PlaceSea, Turkey, Village

Lillie, a determined American woman, ventures overseas to join Dr. Jude at a remote medical mission in the Ottoman Empire (now Turkey). However, Lillie soon finds herself at odds with Jude and the mission’s founder, Woodruff, when she falls for the titular military man, Ismail, just as the war is about to erupt.

The Child in Time (2017)
Markimdb: 6
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:40
CharactersPolice, Family, Writers, Mothers, Fathers
PlotLove, Depression, Relationship, Divorce, Creation
PlaceForest, England, School

Set two years after his daughter went missing, The Child In Time follows Stephen Lewis, a children's author, as he struggles to find purpose in his life without her. His wife Julie has left him, and his best friends Charles and Thelma have retired to the countryside, battling demons of their own. With tenderness and insight, the movie explores the dark territory of a marriage devastated, the loss of childhood, the fluidity of time, grief, hope, and acceptance. The Child In Time is a lyrical and heart-breaking exploration of love, loss, and the power of things unseen.

Walking Out (2017)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:29
CharactersFamily, Fathers
PlotLove, Survival, Hunting, Parenting
PlaceForest, USA

A city teen who travels to Montana to go hunting with his estranged father only for the strained trip to become a battle for survival when they encounter a grizzly bear

Victoria & Abdul (2017)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 6.8)
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:45
CharactersKings, Friends, Soldier
PlotLove, Relationship, Power
PlaceEngland, India

Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim.

I Love You, Daddy (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:18
CharactersFamily, Directors, Fathers
PlotLove, Relationship, Intrigue
PlaceUSA
StyleSmart

When a successful television writer's daughter becomes the interest of an aging filmmaker with an appalling past, he becomes worried about how to handle the situation.

Brad's Status (2017)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:35
CharactersFamily, Friends, Fathers, Dogs, Gay
PlotLove, Parenting, Computers
PlaceUSA, Aircraft

Although Brad has a satisfying career, a sweet wife and a comfortable life in suburban Sacramento, things aren't quite what he imagined during his college glory days. When he accompanies his musical prodigy son on a university tour, he can't help comparing his life with those of his four best college friends who seemingly have more wealthy and glamorous lives. But when circumstances force him to reconnect with his former friends, Brad begins to question whether he has really failed or if their lives are actually more flawed than they appear.

Wonder Wheel (2017)
Mark4.6 (imdb: 6.2)
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:34
CharactersTeens, Parents, Family, Friends, Fathers, Psychiatrists
PlotLove, Relationship, Betrayal
PlaceNew York, USA
StyleMakes me think, Tense

The story of four characters whose lives intertwine amid the hustle and bustle of the Coney Island amusement park in the 1950s: Ginny, an emotionally volatile former actress now working as a waitress in a clam house; Humpty, Ginny’s rough-hewn carousel operator husband; Mickey, a handsome young lifeguard who dreams of becoming a playwright; and Carolina, Humpty’s long-estranged daughter, who is now hiding out from gangsters at her father’s apartment.

Jasper Jones (2017)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryAustralia
Duration02:13
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Family, Friends
PlotLove, Investigation
PlaceSchool, Forest

On the night that Jasper Jones, the town's mixed race outcast shows him the dead body of young Laura Wishart, Charlie's life is changed forever. Entrusted with this secret and believing Jasper to be innocent, Charlie embarks on a dangerous journey to find the true killer. Set over the scorching summer holidays of 1965, Charlie defeats the local racists, faces the breakup of his parents and falls head over heels in love as he discovers what it means to be truly courageous.

The Only Living Boy in New York (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.3)
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:35
CharactersFamily, Fathers, Lovers
PlotLove, Betrayal
PlaceUSA
StyleFascinating

When a young man learns that his overbearing father is having an affair, he tries to stop it, only to be seduced by the older woman as well.

The Lovers (2017)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:29
CharactersFamily, Friends, Lovers
PlotLove, Love triangle, Mystery
PlaceUSA

The separation of a long married couple goes awry when they fall for each other again.

Loving Vincent (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.8)
Genredrama, cartoon, crime, biography
CountryPoland, United Kingdom, USA
Duration02:17
CharactersArtists, Friends, Fathers
PlotLove, Art, Investigation
PlaceParis, London, Village

The film brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story. Every one of the 65,000 frames of the film is an oil-painting hand-painted by 125 professional oil-painters who travelled from all across the world to the Loving Vincent studios in Poland and Greece to be a part of the production. As remarkable as Vincent’s brilliant paintings are his passionate and ill-fated life and mysterious death.

Spielberg (2017)
Mark7 (imdb: 7.7)
Genredocumentary, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:08
CharactersFriends, Directors, Fathers
PlotLove, Art, Parenting
PlaceUSA

A documentary on the life and career of one of the most influential film directors of all time, Steven Spielberg.

Finding Mother (2017)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 7.9)
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryKyrgyzstan
Duration01:58
CharactersFamily, Friends, Orphans
PlotLove, Adoption
PlaceLos Angeles, USA

A precocious orphan from Central Asia comes to America to find his long lost mother. Along the way he befriends a down on his luck small time hustler, and together they set in motion a daring scheme to solve all their problems. However, things don't go according to plan.

Disobedience (2017)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom, USA
Duration02:30
CharactersJews, Fathers, Lesbians
PlotLove, Death, Funeral
PlaceEngland, London

A woman learns about the death of her Orthodox Jewish father, a rabbi. She returns home and has romantic feelings rekindled for her best childhood friend, who is now married to her cousin.

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.

Last Flag Flying (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrecomedy, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration02:31
CharactersFriends, Soldier, Fathers
PlotWar, Death, Money
PlaceUSA, Trains

Thirty years after serving together in the Vietnam War, Larry "Doc" Shepherd, Sal Nealon and the Rev. Richard Mueller reunite for a different type of mission: to bury Doc's son, a young Marine killed in Iraq. Forgoing burial at Arlington National Cemetery, Doc and his old buddies take the casket on a bittersweet trip up the coast to New Hampshire. Along the way, the three men find themselves reminiscing and coming to terms with the shared memories of a war that continues to shape their lives.

It Comes at Night (2017)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrehorror, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersTeens, Parents, Family, Friends, Fathers
PlotFear
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse

Secure within a desolate home as an unnatural threat terrorizes the world, a man has established a tenuous domestic order with his wife and son, but this will soon be put to test when a desperate young family arrives seeking refuge.

Arsenal (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 4)
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:01
CharactersFamily, Businessmen, Brothers, Friends, Fathers
PlotFight, Skirmishes, Death, Weapon
PlaceUSA

After the deadbeat brother of a businessman is assumed to be in on his own kidnapping, his sibling must take action to rescue him.

Anna Karenina (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.1)
Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:27
CharactersFriends, Military, Mothers, Brides
PlotTime travel, Love, War, Death
PlaceRussia, Italy, Moscow

In late-19th-century Russian high society, St. Petersburg aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the dashing Count Alexei Vronsky. An eight part adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's "Anna Karenina" from Vronsky's point of view.

The Kitchen: World Chef Battle (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrecomedy
CountryRussia
Duration02:48
CharactersHackers, Friends, Fathers, Cooks
PlotWedding, Love, Relationship, Competitions, Rivalry, Adventure
PlaceRussia, Moscow, Kitchen
StyleExciting

Victor Barinov at the personal request of the Russian President will go to Sochi at the world championship for professional chefs and to prove that he and his team are the best in the world! The hard struggle for the title of winner of Operations will help "dark horse" - his own son Ivan, which he suddenly found out on the eve of the championship.

Santa Clarita Diet (2017)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:38
CharactersDoctors, Family, Friends, Mothers, Zombie
PlotLove, Relationship
PlaceHospitals, USA
StyleLight

They're ordinary husband and wife realtors until she undergoes a dramatic change that sends them down a road of death and destruction. In a good way.

Let the Sunshine In (2017)
Mark8 (imdb: 6)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration01:38
CharactersArtists
PlotLove

Isabelle, Parisian artist, divorced mother, is looking for love, true love, at last.

Loving (2017)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genremelodrama, drama
CountrySpain
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Parents, Friends, Pupils
PlotLove, Jealousy
PlaceSpain

Laura and Carlos love each other as if every day was the last, and perhaps that first love intensity is what will tear them apart a year later.

Tom of Finland (2017)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 6.8)
Genredrama, biography
CountryFinland, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, USA
Duration02:03
CharactersArtists, Friends, Gay, Thieves
PlotLove, Relationship, Art, Creation, Dancing
PlaceUSA, Aircraft

Touko Laaksonen, a decorated officer, returns home after a harrowing and heroic experience serving his country in World War II, but life in Finland during peacetime proves equally distressing. He finds peace-time Helsinki rampant with persecution of the homosexual and men around him even being pressured to marry women and have children. Touko finds refuge in his liberating art, specialising in homoerotic drawings of muscular men, free of inhibitions. His work – made famous by his signature ‘Tom of Finland’ – became the emblem of a generation of men and fanned the flames of a gay revolution.

A Fantastic Woman (2017)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama
CountryChile, Germany, Spain, USA
Duration02:36
CharactersPolice, Doctors, Dogs
PlotLove, Death, Dancing
PlaceHospitals

Marina's life is thrown into turmoil following the death of her partner. Mourning the loss of the man she loved, she finds herself under intense scrutiny from those with no regard for her privacy.

On Body and Soul (2017)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryHungary
Duration02:11
CharactersFriends, Disabled people
PlotLove, Dreams, Snow

Two introverted people find out by pure chance that they share the same dream every night. They are puzzled, incredulous, a bit frightened. As they hesitantly accept this strange coincidence, they try to recreate in broad daylight what happens in their dream.

The Mick (2017)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration03:22
CharactersTeens, Parents, Sisters, Babysitting, Friends, Mothers, Nephews, Family
PlotLove, Relationship, Parenting
PlaceSchool, USA, Mansions
StyleLight

Mackenzie "Mickey" Murphy is a hard-living, foul-mouthed, cigarette-smoking woman who moves to affluent Greenwich, CT to raise the spoiled kids of her wealthy sister who fled the country to avoid a federal indictment. She quickly learns what the rest of us already know - other people's children are awful.

The Big Sick (2017)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:33
CharactersFriends, Comedians, Family
PlotLove
StyleTouching

Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family's expectations, and his true feelings.

Ayla: The Daughter of War (2017)
CharactersSoldier, Orphans, Journalists
PlotLove, Death, Earthquake
PlaceSchool, Aircraft

In 1950, amidst the ravages of the Korean War, Sergeant Süleyman stumbles upon a a half-frozen little girl, with no parents and no help in sight. Frantic, scared and on the verge of death, this little girl captures the heart of Süleyman, who risks his own life to save her, smuggling her into his Army base and out of harms way. Not knowing her name and unable to communicate with her, Süleyman names her Ayla, in reminiscence of the moon on the fateful night during which they met. The two form an instantaneous and inseparable bond, and Ayla, almost effortlessly, brings an uncanny joy to the Turkish brigade in the grip of war. As the war comes to a close however, Süleyman's brigade is told that they will be returning home. Süleyman cannot bear abandoning Ayla, and does everything within his power to take her with him. After repeated failure, he is forced to give Ayla to an orphanage, but doesn't give up on the hope of one day reuniting with her. Will the two ever get back together?

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