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List of the best movies like We the Animals (2018): Woodshock, Mia madre, Finding Your Feet, Life Itself, Ithaca, The Ciambra, Permission, My Friend Dahmer, Princess Cyd, Boy Erased.

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Markimdb: 4.3
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersBlonde girls, Spiders, Friends, Insects, Old man
PlotLove, Dancing, Relationship, Money, Death
PlaceForest, Hospitals, Lake, USA
StyleFascinating, Disturbing

Theresa, a haunted young woman spiraling in the wake of profound loss, is torn between her fractured emotional state and the reality-altering effects of a potent cannabinoid drug.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama
CountryItaly, France, Germany
Duration01:30
CharactersTeens, Old man, Actors, Nurses, Directors
PlotDancing, Death, Computers, Birthday, Hunger
PlaceItaly, Hospitals, Hotels
StylePsychological problems, To cry, Tense, Touching

Margherita, a director in the middle of an existential crisis, has to deal with the inevitable and still unacceptable loss of her mother.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family, music
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:30
CharactersHippies, Friends, Sisters, Lovers, Old man
PlotDancing, Money, Friendship, Death, Swimming
PlaceEngland, Hospitals, Cemetery, London, Hotels
TimeNew Year
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Touching

A lady has her prim and proper life turned upside down after discovering her husband's affair.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Spain
Duration02:28
CharactersDogs, Writers, Terminally ill, Orphans, Actors
PlotLove, Dancing, Relationship, Supernatural, Weapon
PlaceCollege, USA, New York
StyleRomantic, Psychological problems, Soulful, Fascinating, Tense

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.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genredrama, military
CountryUSA
CharactersDogs, Teens, Teachers, Rabbits, Trainers
PlotSoccer, Money, Friendship, Death, Jealousy
PlaceAircraft, School, Trains, USA
TimeWorld War II
StyleAction, Fascinating, Makes me think

In a small town in California's San Joaquin Valley, 14-year-old Homer Macauley is determined to be the best and fastest bicycle telegraph messenger anyone has ever seen. His older brother has gone to war, leaving Homer to look after his widowed mother, his older sister and his 4-year-old brother, Ulysses. And so it is that as spring turns to summer, 1942, Homer Macauley delivers messages of love, hope, pain... and death... to the good people of Ithaca. And Homer Macauley will grapple with one message that will change him forever - from a boy into a man. Based on Pulitzer Prize-winning author William Saroyan's 1943 novel, The Human Comedy, ITHACA is the quintessential wartime tale of the Home Front. It is a coming-of-age story about the exuberance of youth, the sweetness of life, the sting of death and the modesty and sheer goodness that lives in each and every one of us.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, crime
CountryItaly, Brazil, Germany, France, Sweden, USA
CharactersTeens, Horses, Mafia, Gypsies, Singers
PlotDancing, Soccer, Gambling, Motorcycles, Money
PlaceSchool, Trains, Ghetto, Italy
StylePsychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Tense

Pio Amato, a 14 year-old member of a small Romani community in southern Italian town of Gioia Tauro in Calabria, is in a hurry to grow up. Pio follows his older brother Cosimo everywhere and from him he learns how to hustle and how to navigate the streets of his hometown. One night Pio sets out to prove to his brother that he is as good or better than him but, when things go wrong, a series of events will forever change the way he sees the world.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:00
CharactersDogs, Gay, Photographers, Pianists, Singers
PlotLove, Dancing, Wedding, Friendship, Breakup
PlaceMetro, USA, New York
StyleTo cry, Fascinating

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.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, drama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:23
CharactersDogs, Teens, Serial killers, Students, Lawyers
PlotOn real events, Dancing, UFO, Friendship, Weapon
PlaceSchool
TimeGraduation
StyleTo cry, Fascinating

Jeffrey Dahmer struggles with a difficult family life as a young boy. During his teenage years he slowly transforms, edging closer to the serial killer he becomes.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersTeens, Lesbians, Gay, Journalists, Photographers
PlotLove, Dancing, Soccer, Chess, Friendship
PlaceParty, Kitchen, Beach
StyleRomantic, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching

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.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, biography
CountryAustralia, USA
Duration01:55
CharactersTeens, Gay, Artists, Writers
PlotOn real events, Basketball, Religious, Baseball, Art
PlaceCollege, Psychiatric hospitals, Party, Hotels
StylePsychological problems, To cry, Fascinating, Makes me think

Jared, the son of a Baptist pastor in a small American town, is outed to his parents at age 19. Jared is faced with an ultimatum: attend a gay conversion therapy program – or be permanently exiled and shunned by his family, friends, and faith.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersTeens, Losers, Orphans
PlotFriendship
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Fascinating, Makes me think, Touching

Hal, a 15-year-old high-school student with a minor yet socially alienating (and painful) disability: he stutters uncontrollably. Determined to work through the problem, Hal opts for an extreme route he joins the school debating team, which sends him on a headfirst plunge into breakneck speech competitions and offers a much-needed boost toward correcting the problem.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryMexico
Duration02:20
CharactersTeens, Monsters
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Loneliness, Mystery, Swimming
PlaceForest, Mexico, Lake, Boarding school
StylePsychological problems, Atmospheric, Heartbreaking, Serious

A young teen and his misfit group of friends try to escape from a strict boarding school that holds dangerous secrets.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:20
CharactersDogs, Family, Friends, Poets
PlotLove, Adventure, Friendship, Fate, Rivalry
StylePsychological problems, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching, For men

An estranged family gathers together in New York for an event celebrating the artistic work of their father.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:22
CharactersAlcoholics, Fathers, Mothers
PlotLove, Friendship, Loneliness, Death, Pursuit
PlaceUSA
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Heavy, Touching

A man struggles with the tragic memories of his past to make sense of his present, but soon realizes that time isn't the enemy he thinks it is.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:23
CharactersTeens
PlotFriendship
PlaceUSA
StylePsychological problems, Soulful, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Touching

Jess, age 18, and Moss, age 12 are second cousins in the dark-fire tobacco fields of rural Western Kentucky. Without immediate families that they can relate to, and lacking friends their own age, they only have each other. Over the course of a summer they venture on a journey exploring deep secrets and hopes of a future while being confronted with fears of isolation, abandonment and an unknown tomorrow.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:19
CharactersFamily, Bartenders, Parents
PlotWedding, Money, Loneliness, Breakup, Computers
PlaceAircraft, Hospitals, Cemetery
TimeNew Year
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching

A woman must fly back to her hometown when her Alzheimer's-stricken mother wanders into a blizzard. The return home forces her to confront her past.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama, western
CountryUSA
Duration02:28
CharactersLesbians, Cowboys, Heroes, Photographers, Terminally ill
PlotMoney, Friendship, Loneliness, Weapon, Cancer
PlaceBeach, USA
StyleRomantic, Psychological problems, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching

Lee, a former Western film icon, is living a comfortable existence lending his golden voice to advertisements and smoking weed. After receiving a lifetime achievement award and unexpected news, Lee reexamines his past, while a chance meeting with a sardonic comic has him looking to the future.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genremelodrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:26
CharactersTeens, Orphans
PlotLove, Friendship, Viruses, Adoption
PlaceJungle, Forest
StyleTo cry, Inspirational, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching

An orphan boy of mixed race finds family with the newly arrived white village doctor in Hawaii. The boy can run like the wind, and begins bringing Doc's medicine to coffee pickers throughout the mountainous region. On an errand, the medicine runner meets the daughter of the plantation owner and a forbidden, young love blossoms like the white "Kona Snow" of the surrounding coffee trees.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, France
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Students, Poets
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Money, Friendship, Birthday
PlaceParty
StyleAction, By books, Fascinating, Black humor, Touching

In 1987, during the austere days of Thatcher’s Britain, a teenager learns to live life, understand his family, and find his own voice through the music of Bruce Springsteen.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersDogs, Sharks, Gods, Heroes, Autistic
PlotTravel, Friendship, Loneliness, Death, Weapon
PlaceVillage, Deserts
TimeFuture, World War II
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Philosophical, Fascinating, Makes me think

Follows the journey of a 90-year-old atheist and the quirky characters that inhabit his off-the-map desert town. He finds himself at the precipice of life, thrust into a journey of self-exploration.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, drama, military, history
CountryNew Zealand, Czech Republic, USA
CharactersChildrens, Rabbits, Hitler, Jews, Family
PlotDancing, Adventure, Motorcycles, First love, Jealousy
PlaceGermany
TimeWorld War II
StylePsychological problems, Action, Fancy, Black humor, Touching

A World War II satire that follows a lonely German boy whose world view is turned upside down when he discovers his single mother is hiding a young Jewish girl in their attic. Aided only by his idiotic imaginary friend, Adolf Hitler, Jojo must confront his blind nationalism.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama
CountryFrance
Duration01:53
CharactersTeens, Friends, Sisters, Girlfriends
PlotDancing, American Football, Friendship
PlaceSchool, Ghetto, France
StyleTo cry, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

Oppressed by her family setting, dead-end school prospects and the boys law in the neighborhood, Marieme starts a new life after meeting a group of three free-spirited girls. She changes her name, her dress code, and quits school to be accepted in the gang, hoping that this will be a way to freedom.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genredrama, adventure, family, detective
CountryCanada, USA
CharactersChildrens, Alcoholics
PlotAdventure, Travel, Poker, Expeditions, Swimming
PlaceIslands, Forest, Lighthouse, Beach
TimeSummer
StyleExciting, Light, Soulful, Fascinating

Sent to spend the summer with their uncle on a remote island, young brothers Andy and Mark learn that their eccentric grandfather once owned the island, but vanished without a trace…taking with him the secret to a vast fortune. Delving into the mysterious past of the island, the brothers discover that their grandfather designed a complex treasure hunt, a hunt that could lead to unimaginable wealth and heal their broken family – if they can find it in time. Sinister forces also search for the money and will stop at nothing to keep the boys from their quest. As the adventure unfolds, the boys learn that the bonds of family are the most valuable riches of all, and that some family secrets can’t stay buried forever.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:30
CharactersTeachers, Students, Terminally ill, Teachers
PlotLife, Adventure, Meaning of life, Friendship, Death
PlaceCollege
StyleTo cry, Vital signs, Fascinating, Makes me think, Touching

A world-weary college professor is given a life-changing diagnosis and decides to throw all pretense and conventions to the wind and live his life as boldly and freely as possible with a biting sense of humor, a reckless streak and a touch of madness.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:25
CharactersDogs, Teens, Friends, Difficult teens, Single mothers
PlotFight, Money, Friendship, Chase
PlaceGhetto, Party, Los Angeles
TimeNew Year
StyleLight, Deep Meaning, Makes me think

Stevie is a sweet 13-year-old about to explode. His mom is loving and attentive, but a little too forthcoming about her romantic life. His big brother is a taciturn and violent bully. So Stevie searches his working-class Los Angeles suburb for somewhere to belong. He finds it at the Motor Avenue skate shop.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genredrama
CountryUSA
CharactersTeens
PlotSwimming
PlaceLake, USA
StyleTo cry, Touching, Serious

Keeping to himself in the wake his father's death, James Charm finds refuge in solitary walks and creating morbid sketches — until a charismatic new friend and a quirky young woman begin to draw him out of his shell.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:58
CharactersTeens, Gay, Thieves, Snake, Friends
PlotLove, Dancing, Money, Friendship, Death
PlaceBeach, Metro, USA
TimeGreat Patriotic War, World War II
StyleBy books, Fascinating, Makes me think

An aimless teenager on the outer edges of Brooklyn struggles to escape his bleak home life and navigate questions of self-identity, as he balances his time between his delinquent friends, a potential new girlfriend, and older men he meets online.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, music
CountryUSA
CharactersDogs, Lesbians, Thieves, Snake, Friends
PlotLove, Dancing, Boxing, Friendship
PlaceNew York
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

In a story fueled by rhythm and blues, a young boy's life is shaped by love and the stories of a cast of characters in the boarding house where he lives in 1960s Lackawanna, New York.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:05
CharactersDogs, Horses, Lesbians, Indians, Teachers
PlotLove, Dancing, Loneliness, Snow, Test
PlacePrison, School, Trains, Mountains, Forest
StyleFascinating, Makes me think

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

Markimdb: 7.6
Genremelodrama, drama, sport
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersTeens, Trainers, Judge, Cats
PlotLove, Dancing, Travel, Death, Cancer
PlaceParty, Cemetery
StylePsychological problems, Tense, Makes me think, Touching

A controlling father’s attempts to ensure that his two children succeed in high school backfire after his son experiences a career-ending sports injury. Their familial bonds are eventually placed under severe strain by an unexpected tragedy.





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