10 best movies like Wendy and Lucy (2008)

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Wendy and Lucy 2008
Wendy, a near-penniless drifter, is traveling to Alaska in search of work, and her only companion is her dog, Lucy. Already perilously close to losing everything, Wendy hits a bigger bump in the road when her old car breaks down and she is arrested for shoplifting dog food. When she posts bail and returns to retrieve Lucy, she finds that the dog is gone, prompting a frantic search for her pet.
List of the best movies like Wendy and Lucy (2008): The Skeleton Twins, Oslo, August 31st, Tyrannosaur, Sophie's Choice, My Blueberry Nights, Cake, Boundaries, Hud, Get Low, Dad.

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The Skeleton Twins (2014)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:33

Estranged twins Maggie and Milo coincidentally cheat death on the same day, prompting them to reunite and confront the reasons their lives went so wrong. As the twins' reunion reinvigorates them, they realize the key to fixing their lives may just lie in repairing their relationship.

Oslo, August 31st (2011)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryNorway, France, Sweden, Denmark, USA
Duration01:35

One day in the life of Anders, a young recovering drug addict, who takes a brief leave from his treatment center to interview for a job and catch up with old friends in Oslo.

Tyrannosaur (2011)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:32

The story of Joseph a man plagued by violence and a rage that is driving him to self-destruction. As Joseph's life spirals into turmoil a chance of redemption appears in the form of Hannah, a Christian charity shop worker. Their relationship develops to reveal that Hannah is hiding a secret of her own with devastating results on both of their lives.

Sophie's Choice (1982)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:37

Stingo, a young writer, moves to Brooklyn in 1947 to begin work on his first novel. As he becomes friendly with Sophie and her lover Nathan, he learns that she is a Holocaust survivor. Flashbacks reveal her harrowing story, from pre-war prosperity to Auschwitz. In the present, Sophie and Nathan's relationship increasingly unravels as Stingo grows closer to Sophie and Nathan's fragile mental state becomes ever more apparent.

My Blueberry Nights (2007)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryChina, France, USA, Hong Kong
Duration01:35

Elizabeth has just been through a particularly nasty breakup, and now she's ready to leave her friends and memories behind as she chases her dreams across the country. In order to support herself on her journey, Elizabeth picks up a series of waitress jobs along the way. As Elizabeth crosses paths with a series of lost souls whose yearnings are even greater than her own, their emotional turmoil ultimately helps her gain a greater understanding of her own problems...

Cake (2014)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:42

After having visions of a member of her support group who killed herself, a woman who also suffers with chronic pain seeks out the widower of the suicide.

Boundaries (2018)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryCanada, USA
Duration02:19

Single mom Laura, along with her awkward 14 year-old son Henry is forced to drive Jack, her estranged, care-free pot dealing father across country after he's kicked out of yet another nursing home.

Hud (1963)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:52

Hud Bannon is a ruthless young man who tarnishes everything and everyone he touches. Hud represents the perfect embodiment of alienated youth, out for kicks with no regard for the consequences. There is bitter conflict between the callous Hud and his stern and highly principled father, Homer. Hud's nephew Lon admires Hud's cheating ways, though he soon becomes too aware of Hud's reckless amorality to bear him anymore. In the world of the takers and the taken, Hud is a winner. He's a cheat, but, he explains, "I always say the law was meant to be interpreted in a lenient manner."

Get Low (2010)
Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, detective
CountryUSA, Germany, Poland
Duration01:43

A movie spun out of equal parts folk tale, fable and real-life legend about the mysterious, 1930s Tennessee hermit who famously threw his own rollicking funeral party... while he was still alive.

Dad (1989)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:57

A busy executive learns during a meeting that his mother may be dying and rushes home to her side. He ends up being his father's caretaker and becomes closer to him than ever before. Estranged from his own son, the executive comes to realize what has been missing in his own life.

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Shrink (2009)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:45

Unable to cope with a recent personal tragedy, LA's top celebrity shrink turns into a pothead with no concern for his appearance and a creeping sense of his inability to help his patients.

Passion Fish (1992)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:15

After an accident leaves her a paraplegic, a former soap opera star struggles to recover both emotionally and mentally, until she meets her newest nurse, who has struggles of her own.

Ondine (2009)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama, detective
CountryRepublic of Ireland, USA
Duration01:51

An Irish fisherman discovers a woman in his fishing net believing her to be a mermaid.

Down to the Bone (2004)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama
CountryUSA

A woman stuck in a stale marriage struggles to raise her children and manage her secret drug habit. But when winter comes to her small town, her balancing act begins to come crashing down.

Smashed (2012)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:21

Kate and Charlie like to have a good time. Their marriage thrives on a shared fondness for music, laughter… and getting smashed. When Kate’s partying spirals into hard-core asocial behavior, compromising her job as an elementary schoolteacher, something’s got to give. But change isn’t exactly a cakewalk. Sobriety means she will have to confront the lies she’s been spinning at work, her troubling relationship with her mother, and the nature of her bond with Charlie.

A Map of the World (1999)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:05

School nurse Alice Goodwin lives with her husband and two daughters on a dairy farm in a small Wisconsin community. After an accident on her property involving a friend's child, the town turns against her and Alice finds herself fighting charges of child abuse.

Mr. Jones (1993)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:54

The story about the relationship between a manic depressive man, Mr Jones, and the female doctor who takes more than a professional interest in his treatment.

Short Term 12 (2013)
Markimdb: 8
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:36

Grace, a compassionate young supervisor at a foster care facility, works with her boyfriend and colleague, Mason, to help at-risk teens. But when a new charge dredges up memories of her own troubled past, Grace's tough exterior begins eroding.

Detachment (2011)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:38

A chronicle of three weeks in the lives of several high school teachers, administrators and students through the eyes of substitute teacher, Henry Barthes. Henry roams from school to school, imparting modes of knowledge, but never staying long enough to form any semblance of sentient attachment.

For Colored Girls (2010)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:00

About existence from the perspective of 20 nameless black females. Each of the women portray one of the characters represented in the collection of twenty poems, revealing different issues that impact women in general and women of color in particular.

Cries and Whispers (1972)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama
CountrySweden
Duration01:31

As Agnes slowly dies of cancer, her sisters are so deeply immersed in their own psychic pains that they can't offer her the support she needs. Maria is wracked with guilt at her husband's attempted suicide, caused by his discovery of her extramarital affair. The self-loathing, suicidal Karin seems to regard her sister with revulsion. Only Anna, the deeply religious maid who lost her young child, seems able to offer Agnes solace and empathy.

Stop-Loss (2008)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:52

A veteran soldier returns from his completed tour of duty in Iraq, only to find his life turned upside down when he is arbitrarily ordered to return to field duty by the Army.

Still Alice (2014)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, France
Duration01:41

Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children, is a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. When she receives a devastating diagnosis, Alice and her family find their bonds tested.

Manchester by the Sea (2016)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:33

After his older brother passes away, Lee Chandler is forced to return home to care for his 16-year-old nephew. There he is compelled to deal with a tragic past that separated him from his family and the community where he was born and raised.

George Washington (2000)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama
CountryUSA

Set in the landscape of a rural southern town, "George Washington" is a stunning portrait of how a group of young kids come to grips with a hard world of choices and consequences. During an innocent game in an abandoned amusement park, a member of the group dies. Narrated by one of the children, the film follows the kids as they struggle to balance their own ambitions and relationships against a tragic lie.

Of Mice and Men (1992)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:55

Two drifters, one a gentle but slow giant, try to make money working the fields during the Depression so they can fulfill their dreams.

The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them (2014)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:03

A New York couple's relationship is tested after the loss of their child. This film is the wide-released combination of the original two :him and :her volumes that premiered at the Cannes Film Festival.

Black Beauty (1994)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:28

The fates of horses, and the people who own and command them, are revealed as Black Beauty narrates the circle of his life.

The Burning Plain (2008)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Mexico, Argentina
Duration01:47

A trailer is burning in the middle of a plain. The bodies of two adulterous lovers are found. Scenes from both families, before and after the dramatic events, suggest an unusual connection between them. But what is their secret?

Another Year (2010)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:09

Mike Leigh’s much praised 2010 tragicomical drama. During a year, a very content couple approaching retirement are visited by friends and family less happy with their lives.




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