10 best movies like The Only Living Boy in New York (2017)

Movies similar to The Only Living Boy in New York (2017): Undone, Untouchable, The Informer, The Addams Family, SGT. Will Gardner, Blade Runner 2049, The Child in Time, Walking Out, Wilson, I Love You, Daddy.

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Undone (2019)
Mark5 (imdb: 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.

Untouchable (2019)
Markimdb: 6.8
Duration01:38
CharactersDirectors
PlotLove, Investigation, Betrayal, Blackmail
PlaceUSA

The inside story of the rise and fall of Harvey Weinstein reveals how, over decades, he acquired and protected his power even when scandal threatened to engulf him. Former colleagues and accusers detail the method and consequences of his alleged abuse, hoping for justice and also to inspire change.

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.

The Addams Family (2019)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy, family
Duration02:30
CharactersParents, Family, Mothers
PlotLove, Relationship, Parenting
PlaceUSA, Mansions
StyleGothic

The Addams family's lives begin to unravel when they face-off against a treacherous, greedy crafty reality-TV host while also preparing for their extended family to arrive for a major celebration.

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.

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.

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

Wilson (2017)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:23
CharactersFamily, Losers, Dogs
PlotLove, Divorce
PlaceUSA

Middle-aged and divorced, Wilson finds himself lonely, smug and obsessed with his past.

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.

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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.

Wonderstruck (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.2)
Genredrama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:36
CharactersMothers, Fathers, Wolves, Models, Orphans
PlotLove, Loneliness
PlaceNew York, USA

The story of a young boy in the Midwest is told simultaneously with a tale about a young girl in New York from fifty years ago as they both seek the same mysterious connection.

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.

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.

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.

The House (2017)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrecomedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:33
CharactersParents, Family, Neighbors, Mothers, Fathers
PlotMoney, Relationship, Weapon
PlaceUSA, Casino, College

When Scott and Kate Johansen’s daughter gets into the college of her dreams it’s cause for celebration. That is, until Scott and Kate learn that the scholarship they were counting on didn’t come through, and they’re now on the hook for tuition they can’t begin to afford. With the help of their friend and neighbor Frank also in need of a major payday they decide to open an illegal casino in his suburban house, risking everything together on a Vegas-style bacchanal where money flows, inhibitions are checked at the door, and all bets are off.

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.

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.

Home Again (2017)
Mark7 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:33
CharactersFamily
PlotLove, Rivalry, Jealousy
PlaceUSA

Life for a single mom in Los Angeles takes an unexpected turn when she allows three young guys to move in with her.

The Snare (2017)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:39
CharactersFamily, Architects
PlotJealousy, Divorce, Love, Investigation, Missing people
PlaceNew York, USA
StyleFascinating, Exciting, Action

Three friends head to the seafront for a drunken weekend, only to be imprisoned on the top floor of their holiday apartment by a malevolent paranormal force.

Nocturnal Animals (2016)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.5)
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:32
CharactersFamily
PlotLove, Cancer, Art
PlaceLos Angeles, USA

Susan Morrow receives a book manuscript from her ex-husband – a man she left 20 years earlier – asking for her opinion of his writing. As she reads, she is drawn into the fictional life of Tony Hastings, a mathematics professor whose family vacation turns violent.

War Dogs (2016)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, military
CountryUSA, Cambodia
Duration02:11
CharactersFriends, Scammers, Family, Military
PlotWeapon, Love, Political, Money, Relationship
PlaceOffice, USA

Based on the true story of two young men, David Packouz and Efraim Diveroli, who won a $300 million contract from the Pentagon to arm America's allies in Afghanistan.

Nine Lives (2016)
Mark7 (imdb: 5.3)
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, family
CountryFrance, China, Canada
Duration02:25
CharactersFamily, Businessmen, Fathers, Cats, Animals
PlotAdventure, Love, Body exchange
PlaceHospitals, USA

A stuffy businessman finds himself trapped inside the body of his family's cat.

Housefull 3 (2016)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genreaction, comedy, melodrama
CountryIndia
Duration03:17
CharactersFamily, Fathers
PlotAdventure, Love, Happiness, Dreams, Relationship, Rivalry
PlaceIndia, Asia

A father doesn't want his three daughters to get married. Now, it's up to three men to try to and convince the father that they're a good fit for his daughters.

Endless Poetry (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.6)
Genrefantasy, drama, biography
CountryChile, Japan, United Kingdom, France
Duration02:01
CharactersPregnant, Family, Friends, Fathers, Dogs, Gay, Clowns
PlotWedding, Love, Dreams, The escape, Moving, Death
PlaceParis

A portrait of Alejandro Jodorowsky’s young adulthood, set in the 1940s and 50s, in the electric capital city of Santiago. There, he decides to become a poet and is introduced, by destiny, into the foremost bohemian and artistic circle of the time.

In-Lawfully Yours (2016)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
CharactersLawyers, Brides
PlotWedding, Love, Funeral, Divorce, Betrayal
PlaceHotels, USA

Following both the death of her father-in-law and a divorce, Jesse, a New Yorker, returns to a small town to live with her now widowed mother-in-law. Jesse struggles to fit in with the local townsfolk who don’t welcome her with open arms to say the least. Jesse becomes acquainted with the local pastor, her widowed brother-in-law, falling in love with him, much to the dismay of the community. Things get even more complicated when her ex-husband comes calling, suspiciously trying to win her back. Between her love life and entangled in-laws, Jesse is tested as she seeks the answer to where she truly belongs.

For the Love of Spock (2016)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredocumentary, biography
CountryCanada, USA
Duration02:38
CharactersTeens, Family, Directors, Mothers, Fathers, Old man
PlotLove, Relationship, Confrontation, Parenting
PlaceUSA

A documentary film about the life of Star Trek's Mr. Spock as well as that of Leonard Nimoy, the actor who played Mr. Spock for almost fifty years, written and directed by his son, Adam Nimoy.

Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life (2016)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:31
CharactersFamily, Writers, Friends, Mothers, Single mothers
PlotLove, Jealousy, Relationship
PlaceUSA
StyleTouching

Set nearly a decade after the finale of the original series, this revival follows Lorelai, Rory and Emily Gilmore through four seasons of change.

Sister Cities (2016)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:08
CharactersFamily, Sisters
PlotLove
PlaceUSA
StyleTouching

Based on the internationally-acclaimed play by Colette Freedman, the story of 4 estranged sisters who reunite for their mother’s alleged suicide.

Olga (2016)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrecomedy
CountryRussia
Duration01:00
CharactersPregnant, Family, Mothers, Fathers
PlotLove, Parenting
PlaceRussia

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In Dog's Words (2016)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama
CountryBrazil
Duration02:16
CharactersPolice, Family, Housewives, Mothers, Fathers
PlotLove, Cheating

São Paulo, 2007. Santana works as a dogcatcher, picking up stray animals. He is a friendly guy, averse to trouble, who has always kept violence away from the doorsteps of his home. One day, he catches a very big dog in a school. Some days later, comes the animal's owner: Babyface, a sociopath ex-cop. The man is furious, considering his dog to be "kidnapped", and demands immediate restitution of his pet. But the dog is not coming back: according to the law, the animal was put to sleep. In a misunderstanding, Babyface argue with Santana, blaming him for his pet's death. From this moment on, Santana's life will be completely changed.

Certain Women (2016)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:05
CharactersLawyers, Family, Dogs, Lesbians, Horses
PlotLove, Test, Dancing
PlaceUSA, Prison, School

The lives of four women intersect in small-town America, where each is imperfectly blazing a trail.

Junooniyat (2016)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryIndia
Duration02:49
CharactersFamily, Friends, Soldier, Fathers
PlotLove, War, Death, Hatred, Dancing, Love triangle, Snow

Captain Jahan Bakshi rescues a Punjabi girl, Suhani. This starts a friendship that evolves into a passionate love affair.

Summer Love (2016)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama
CountryCanada, USA
CharactersFamily, Single mothers, Mothers
PlotLove, Relationship, Parenting
PlaceOffice, USA

Maya Sulliway is a struggling single mom who's studying to become an accountant. When her young daughter goes off to sleepaway camp, Maya accepts a summer internship at Kizzmit, a tech company known for developing a popular social app, in order to receive college credit.

I Know You're in There (2016)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:12
CharactersFamily, Disabled people
PlotLove, Relationship, Mystery
PlaceUSA

When his mother commits suicide, Tom Redding discovers he has a long lost sister that cannot move or talk. Together they travel to their dead mother's isolated home, where Tom hopes to document her illness, only to be driven to the brink of madness by a supernatural evil.

Brad Williams: Daddy Issues (2016)
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
CharactersFamily, Fathers
PlotRelationship, Parenting
PlaceUSA

In this hilarious new comedy special, stand-up Brad Williams tackles race and political correctness, as well as how his father raised him to deal with adversity.

Dice (2016)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:53
CharactersTeens, Family, Mothers, Fathers, Comedians
PlotParenting
PlaceUSA
StyleFancy

Hickory, dickory, dock — the Dice Man's back and he's ready to rock. The semi-true stories of Andrew Dice Clay, whose unique brand of humor often gets him in trouble. Once on top, the comedian now must work to resurrect his career, pay his gambling debts, manage his sons’ rock band, fend off old fans and keep his family afloat.

Life, Animated (2016)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama, family, documentary, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration02:27
CharactersParents, Family, Mothers, Fathers
PlotRelationship
PlaceUSA

At three years old, a chatty, energetic little boy named Owen Suskind ceased to speak, disappearing into autism with apparently no way out. Almost four years passed and the only stimuli that engaged Owen were Disney films. Then one day, his father donned a puppet—Iago, the wisecracking parrot from Aladdin—and asked “what’s it like to be you?” And poof! Owen replied, with dialogue from the movie. Life, Animated tells the remarkable story of how Owen found in Disney animation a pathway to language and a framework for making sense of the world.

Two Is a Family (2016)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 7.4)
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryFrance, United Kingdom
Duration01:26
CharactersFamily, Mothers, Fathers
PlotParenting
PlaceFrance, USA

A man without attachments or responsibilities suddenly finds himself with an abandoned baby and leaves for London to try and find the mother. Eight years later after he and his daughter become inseparable Gloria's mother reappears.

Dance Camp (2016)
Markimdb: 4
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersTeens, Family
PlotDancing, Love, Relationship, Competitions
PlaceUSA

When Hunter gets sent to a dorky summer dance camp, he thinks he's about to have the worst summer of his life. But the quirky charm of the camp grows on him when he meets the passionate Cheyenne and joins her dance troupe to challenge the arrogant champion Lance in the camp’s Legends of Dance competition.

Greenleaf (2016)
Mark10
Genredrama
CountryUSA
CharactersMothers, Fathers, Family
PlotIntrigue, Religious
PlaceUSA
StyleFascinating

The unscrupulous world of the Greenleaf family and their sprawling Memphis megachurch, where scandalous secrets and lies are as numerous as the faithful. Born of the church, the Greenleaf family love and care for each other, but beneath the surface lies a den of iniquity—greed, adultery, sibling rivalry and conflicting values—that threatens to tear apart the very core of their faith that holds them together.

American Housewife (2016)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:33
CharactersHousewives, Neighbors, Mothers, Fathers, Family
PlotAdventure, Competitions, Parenting
PlaceUSA

A family comedy narrated by Katie, a strong-willed mother, raising her flawed family in a wealthy town filled with perfect wives and their perfect offspring.

Ant-Man (2015)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:53
CharactersSuperhero, Ants, Family, Friends
PlotPeople reduction, Love, Prison Break
PlacePrison, USA
StyleMarvel, Popular, Exciting

Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, master thief Scott Lang must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Doctor Hank Pym, protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of towering threats. Against seemingly insurmountable obstacles, Pym and Lang must plan and pull off a heist that will save the world.

Self/less (2015)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:41
CharactersFamily, Businessmen, Scientists, Mothers
PlotBody exchange, Love, Money, Relationship
PlaceNew York, USA, Laboratory
StyleDisturbing, Exciting

An extremely wealthy elderly man dying from cancer undergoes a radical medical procedure that transfers his consciousness to the body of a healthy young man but everything may not be as good as it seems when he starts to uncover the mystery of the body's origins and the secret organization that will kill to keep its secrets.

Barely Lethal (2015)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 5.4)
Genreaction, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:27
CharactersTeens, Family, Friends, Girlfriends, Mothers
PlotLove, Jealousy, Relationship, Parenting
PlaceSchool, USA

A 16-year-old international assassin yearning for a "normal" adolescence fakes her own death and enrolls as a senior in a suburban high school. She quickly learns that being popular can be more painful than getting water-boarded.

The Gift (2015)
Mark10 (imdb: 7)
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryAustralia, USA, China
Duration02:34
CharactersFamily, Friends, Newlyweds
PlotLove, Relationship, Pursuit
PlaceUSA
StyleUnexpected ending, Tense

A husband and wife try to reinvigorate their relationship but their lives are threatened by a "friend" from the husband's past who holds a horrifying secret about him, sending their world into a tailspin.

14+ (2015)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 7)
Genremelodrama
CountryRussia
Duration02:29
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Parents, Family, Friends, Neighbors, Mothers, Fathers, Pupils
PlotLove, Jealousy, Relationship
PlaceSchool, Russia, Moscow

Alex glides his mouse tenderly over online images of Vika. He has been smitten ever since he saw her with her friends and cannot get her out of his head. Now he has found Vika’s profile online and has learned a lot about her. Vika has no idea about any of this. She is beyond Alex’s reach because her school and block of flats are enemy territory for him. Alex nonetheless sneaks into a disco at her school and plucks up the courage to ask her to dance. Incensed by the intruder, the other boys give Alex a beating.

Vacation (2015)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrecomedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:24
CharactersFamily, Fathers
PlotTime travel, Travel, Vacation
PlaceUSA

Hoping to bring his family closer together and to recreate his childhood vacation for his own kids, a grown up Rusty Griswold takes his wife and their two sons on a cross-country road trip to the coolest theme park in America, Walley World. Needless to say, things don't go quite as planned.

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