10 best movies like The Wife (2018)

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The Wife 2018
A wife questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her husband, where he is slated to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature.

List of the best movies like The Wife (2018): Girls Trip, The End of the Tour, The Innocents, The Farewell, Kill Your Friends, The Good Liar, Rebel in the Rye, A United Kingdom, Crooked House, Ingrid Goes West.

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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.

The End of the Tour (2015)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:27

The story of the five-day interview between Rolling Stone reporter David Lipsky and acclaimed novelist David Foster Wallace, which took place right after the 1996 publication of Wallace's groundbreaking epic novel, 'Infinite Jest.'

The Innocents (2016)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, history
CountryFrance, Poland
Duration02:20

Poland, 1945. Mathilde, a young French Red Cross doctor, is on a mission to help the war survivors. When a nun seeks for her help, she is brought to a convent where several pregnant sisters are hiding, unable to reconcile their faith with their pregnancy. Mathilde becomes their only hope.

The Farewell (2019)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama
CountryUSA, China
Duration02:27

A headstrong Chinese-American woman returns to China when her beloved grandmother is given a terminal diagnosis. Billi struggles with her family's decision to keep grandma in the dark about her own illness as they all stage an impromptu wedding to see grandma one last time.

Kill Your Friends (2015)
Markimdb: 6
Genrethriller, comedy, crime, music
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:34

In the late 1990s, a drug-addled nihilist resorts to murder to climb the ladder of the London music industry.

The Good Liar (2019)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, USA

An aging con artist cannot believe his luck when he meets a wealthy widow and marks her as his next target. But she hides a secret of her own.

Rebel in the Rye (2017)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama, military, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:16

The life of celebrated but reclusive author, J.D. Salinger, who gained worldwide fame with the publication of his novel, The Catcher in the Rye.

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.

Crooked House (2017)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:11

A private investigator helps a former flame solve the murder of her wealthy grandfather, who lived in a sprawling estate surrounded by his idiosyncratic family.

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.

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Marguerite (2015)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryFrance, Czech Republic, Belgium
Duration02:05

Paris in the 1920s. Marguerite Dumont is a wealthy woman with a passion for music and the opera. For years, she has performed regularly for a circle of guests. But Marguerite sings tragically out of tune and no one has ever told her. Her husband and her close friends have always encouraged her in her illusions. Things become very complicated the day she gets it into her head to perform in front of a genuine public, at the Opera.

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.

Colette (2018)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, France, Hungary, Netherlands
Duration02:37

After marrying a successful Parisian writer known commonly as Willy, Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette is transplanted from her childhood home in rural France to the intellectual and artistic splendor of Paris. Soon after, Willy convinces Colette to ghostwrite for him. She pens a semi-autobiographical novel about a witty and brazen country girl named Claudine, sparking a bestseller and a cultural sensation. After its success, Colette and Willy become the talk of Paris and their adventures inspire additional Claudine novels.

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.

Give Me Liberty (2019)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:58

When a riot breaks out in Milwaukee, America's most segregated city, medical transport driver Vic is torn between his promise to get a group of elderly Russians to a funeral and his desire to help Tracy, a young black woman with ALS.

Wakefield (2017)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama
CountryUSA

A man's nervous breakdown causes him to leave his wife and live in his attic for several months.

The Great Gilly Hopkins (2015)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:50

Wisecracking, gum-chewing 12-year-old Gilly is well known in the foster system. Totally unmanageable, she has stayed with more families than she can remember and has outwitted them all. After all, how can she settle down when her real mother, the beautiful and glamourous Courtney, might be out there waiting for her? When Gilly is sent to live with the Trotters, the weirdest family yet, she isn’t planning to stick around. But cheerful, affectionate Maime Trotter isn’t giving up on Gilly just yet...

Tulip Fever (2017)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genremelodrama, drama, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:04

An artist falls for a married young woman while he's commissioned to paint her portrait. The two invest in the risky tulip market in hopes to build a future together.

Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, family, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:47

The behind the scenes story of the life of A.A. Milne and the creation of the Winnie the Pooh stories inspired by his son Christopher Robin.

Table 19 (2017)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:36

Eloise, having been relieved of maid of honor duties after being unceremoniously dumped by the best man via text, decides to attend the wedding anyway – only to find herself seated with five fellow-unwanted guests at the dreaded Table 19.

Wild Rose (2019)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Canada

A young Scottish singer, Rose-Lynn Harlan, dreams of making it as a country artist in Nashville after being released from prison.

James White (2015)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama
CountryUSA

James White is a troubled twentysomething trying to stay afloat in a frenzied New York City. As he retreats further into a hedonistic lifestyle, his mother's battle with a serious illness faces a series of setbacks that force him to assume more responsibility. With the pressure on him mounting, James must find new reserves of strength or risk imploding completely.

Breathe (2017)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:37

Based on the true story of Robin, a handsome, brilliant and adventurous man whose life takes a dramatic turn when polio leaves him paralyzed.

Steve Jobs (2015)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:31

Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint an intimate portrait of the brilliant man at its epicenter.

The Face of Love (2013)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genremelodrama, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:32

A widow falls for a guy who bears a striking resemblance to her late husband.

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.

A Five Star Life (2013)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryItaly
Duration01:25

Single and middle-aged, beautiful Irene (Margarita Buy) is wholly devoted to her job as an inspector of luxury hotels. Constantly on the road, she indulges in expensive pleasures at impeccable resorts, but always incognito and alone, soon escaping to the next exotic destination with her checklist and laptop in tow. When her best friend and ex, Andrea (Stefano Accorsi), who has always been a source of emotional support, suddenly becomes unavailable, Irene is thrown into a deep existential crisis. "Luxury is a form of deceit," she is told by a fellow traveller in the fog of a steam room, and thus begins Irene's quest to bring more meaning into her life.

Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk (2016)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, thriller, drama, military, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom, China, USA
Duration02:11

19-year-old Billy Lynn is brought home for a victory tour after a harrowing Iraq battle. Through flashbacks the film shows what really happened to his squad - contrasting the realities of war with America's perceptions.

Leave No Trace (2018)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:34

A father and daughter live a perfect but mysterious existence in Forest Park, a beautiful nature reserve near Portland, Oregon, rarely making contact with the world. But when a small mistake tips them off to authorities, they are sent on an increasingly erratic journey in search of a place to call their own.

By the Sea (2015)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryFrance, Malta, USA
Duration01:11

Set in France during the mid-1970s, Vanessa, a former dancer, and her husband Roland, an American writer, travel the country together. They seem to be growing apart, but when they linger in one quiet, seaside town they begin to draw close to some of its more vibrant inhabitants, such as a local bar/café-keeper and a hotel owner.




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