10 best movies like The Last Five Years (2014)

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The Last Five Years 2014
In New York, a struggling actress and a successful writer sing about their failed marriage from two perspectives.
List of the best movies like The Last Five Years (2014): The Meddler, Permission, The Lovers, Princess Cyd, Beatriz at Dinner, All I Wish, Izzy Gets the F*ck Across Town, Indignation, Lemon, Comet.

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The Meddler (2016)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA

With a new iPhone, an apartment near the Grove, and a comfortable bank account left to her by her beloved late husband, Marnie Minervini has happily relocated from New Jersey to Los Angeles to be near her daughter Lori, a successful (but still single) screenwriter, and smother her with motherly love. But when the dozens of texts, unexpected visits, and conversations dominated by unsolicited advice force Lori to draw strict personal boundaries, Marnie finds ways to channel her eternal optimism and forceful generosity to change the lives of others - as well as her own - and find a new purpose in life.

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.

The Lovers (2017)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:29

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

Princess Cyd (2017)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:57

High school athlete Cyd Loughlin lives alone with her depressive father in South Carolina, perpetually longing to get away from it all. When her aunt, famous novelist Miranda Ruth, agrees to host her for a few weeks during the summer, Cyd jumps at the opportunity. While there, she falls for a girl in the neighborhood, even as she and her aunt gently challenge each other in the realms of sex and spirit.

Beatriz at Dinner (2017)
Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:33

Beatriz, an immigrant from a poor town in Mexico, has drawn on her innate kindness to build a career as a health practitioner. Doug Strutt is a cutthroat, self-satisfied billionaire. When these two opposites meet at a dinner party, their worlds collide, and neither will ever be the same.

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.

Izzy Gets the F*ck Across Town (2018)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:57

A woman at rock bottom must find her way across Los Angeles in order to crash her ex-boyfriend's engagement party.

Indignation (2016)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA, China, Brazil, Germany
Duration02:23

In 1951, Marcus Messner, a working-class Jewish student from New Jersey, attends a small Ohio college, where he struggles with anti-Semitism, sexual repression, and the ongoing Korean War.

Lemon (2017)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA

A man watches his life unravel after he is left by his blind girlfriend.

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.

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Hello I Must Be Going (2012)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:33

Divorced and demoralised, Amy Minsky’s prospects look bleak when she is condemned to move back in with her parents at the age of 35. Everyone wants to help but, as her patience level with advice is plummeting, a bold teenage boy enters her life, igniting her last bit of self-esteem.

Gloria Bell (2018)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Chile

Gloria is a free-spirited divorcée who spends her days at a straight-laced office job and her nights on the dance floor, joyfully letting loose at clubs around Los Angeles. After meeting Arnold on a night out, she finds herself thrust into an unexpected new romance, filled with both the joys of budding love and the complications of dating, identity, and family.

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.

Girls Trip (2017)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:59

Four girlfriends take a trip to New Orleans for an annual festival and, along the way, rediscover their wild sides and strengthen the bonds of sisterhood.

Juliet, Naked (2018)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:34

Annie is stuck in a long-term relationship with Duncan – an obsessive fan of obscure rocker Tucker Crowe. When the acoustic demo of Tucker's hit record from 25 years ago surfaces, its discovery leads to a life-changing encounter with the elusive rocker himself.

Life Itself (2018)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Spain
Duration02:28

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.

Saint Frances (2020)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA

At the start of the summer, Bridget has an abortion just as she lands a much-needed job in affluent Evanston, Illinois — nannying a six-year old.

Patti Cake$ (2017)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:00

Straight out of Jersey comes Patricia Dombrowski, a.k.a. Killa P, a.k.a. Patti Cake$, an aspiring rapper fighting through a world of strip malls and strip clubs on an unlikely quest for glory.

The Hollars (2016)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:27

Aspiring New York City artist, John Hollar returns to his Middle America hometown on the eve of his mother’s brain surgery. Joined by his girlfriend, eight months pregnant with their first child, John is forced to navigate the crazy world he left behind.

The Best Man Holiday (2013)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA

When college friends reunite after 15 years over the Christmas holidays, they discover just how easy it is for long-forgotten rivalries and romances to be reignited.

La La Land (2016)
Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical, music
CountryUSA, Hong Kong
Duration02:16

Mia, an aspiring actress, serves lattes to movie stars in between auditions and Sebastian, a jazz musician, scrapes by playing cocktail party gigs in dingy bars, but as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip them apart.

Maggie's Plan (2016)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA

Maggie's plan to have a baby on her own is derailed when she falls in love with John, a married man, destroying his volatile marriage to the brilliant and impossible Georgette. But one daughter and three years later, Maggie is out of love and in a quandary: what do you do when you suspect your man and his ex wife are actually perfect for each other?

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical, western, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:09

Vignettes weaving together the stories of six individuals in the old West at the end of the Civil War. Following the tales of a sharp-shooting songster, a wannabe bank robber, two weary traveling performers, a lone gold prospector, a woman traveling the West to an uncertain future, and a motley crew of strangers undertaking a carriage ride.

Everyone's Life (2017)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryFrance
Duration02:14

Before being judges, attorneys, or jury members, they are first of all men and women at a crossroads in their lives, with their dreams and their secrets, their hopes and their limitations, all beneath the same sun, each with their own dark side. In a lovely provincial town, during a jazz festival, life will juggle with their destinies.

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.

I'll See You in My Dreams (2015)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:26

A sudden loss disrupts Carol’s orderly life, propelling her into the dating world for the first time in 20 years. Finally living in the present tense, she finds herself swept up in not one, but two unexpected relationships that challenge her assumptions about what it means to grow old.

A United Kingdom (2016)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryCzech Republic, United Kingdom, France, USA
Duration02:31

The inspiring true story of Seretse Khama, the King of Bechuanaland (modern Botswana), and Ruth Williams, the London office worker he married in 1948 in the face of fierce opposition from their families and the British and South African governments. Seretse and Ruth defied family, Apartheid and empire - their love triumphed over every obstacle flung in their path and in so doing they transformed their nation and inspired the world.

How to Be a Latin Lover (2017)
Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA, Mexico
Duration02:09

An aging Latin lover gets dumped by his sugar mama and must fend for himself in a harsh world.

The One I Love (2014)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, thriller, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

On the brink of separation, Ethan and Sophie escape to a beautiful vacation house for a weekend getaway in an attempt to save their marriage. What begins as a romantic and fun retreat soon becomes surreal, when an unexpected discovery forces the two to examine themselves, their relationship, and their future.

Closer (2004)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:44

A witty, romantic, and very dangerous love story about chance meetings, instant attractions, and casual betrayals. Two couples disintegrate when they begin destructive adulterous affairs with each other.




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