10 best movies like Wonderstruck (2017)

Movies similar to Wonderstruck (2017): Jexi, Undone, The Addams Family, The Goldfinch, After the Wedding, Share, Flower, All I Wish, All the Money in the World, The Child in Time.

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Jexi (2019)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrecomedy
Duration02:26
CharactersFriends
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Love, Loneliness, Technology
PlaceUSA
StyleLight

Phil's new phone comes with an unexpected feature, Jexi...an A.I. determined to keep him all to herself in a comedy about what can happen when you love your phone more than all else.

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.

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.

The Goldfinch (2019)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama
Duration02:22
CharactersTeens, Orphans
PlotArt

A boy in New York is taken in by a wealthy family after his mother is killed in a bombing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. In a rush of panic, he steals 'The Goldfinch', a painting that eventually draws him into a world of crime.

After the Wedding (2019)
Mark7 (imdb: 5.9)
Genredrama
Duration02:07
PlaceIndia, New York, USA
StyleTouching

Seeking funds for her orphanage in India, Isabelle travels to New York to meet Theresa, a wealthy benefactor. An invitation to attend a wedding ignites a series of events in which the past collides with the present while mysteries unravel.

Share (2019)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrethriller
Duration02:05
CharactersTeens
PlotLost memory, Investigation
PlaceSchool, Party

After discovering a disturbing video from a night she doesn’t remember, sixteen-year-old Mandy must try to figure out what happened and how to navigate the escalating fallout.

Flower (2018)
Mark8 (imdb: 6)
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:12
CharactersTeens, Girlfriends, Mothers, Fathers
PlotRevenge, Seduction, Money
PlacePrison, USA
StyleTouching

Rebellious, quick-witted Erica Vandross is a 17-year-old firecracker living with her single mom, Laurie, and her mom's new boyfriend, Bob, in L.A.'s San Fernando Valley. When Bob's mentally unbalanced son, Luke, arrives from rehab to live with the family, Erica finds her domestic and personal life overwhelmed. With Luke and her sidekicks Kala and Claudine in tow, Erica acts out by exposing a high school teacher's dark secret.

All I Wish (2018)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:55
CharactersModels, Dogs, Musicians, Lawyers
PlotAdventure, Love, Dancing, Money
PlaceUSA

A woman struggles to escape the clutches of her overbearing, co-dependent mother, while gradually falling for a sexy, sophisticated attorney.

All the Money in the World (2017)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective, biography
CountryUSA, Italy, United Kingdom
Duration02:08
CharactersMafia, Police, Detectives, Mothers, Billionaires
PlotLove, Abduction, Investigation, Blackmail
PlaceUSA
StyleAction

The story of the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother to convince his billionaire grandfather Jean Paul Getty to pay the ransom.

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.

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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

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.

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.

Patti Cake$ (2017)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:00
CharactersMusicians, Friends, Mothers
PlotLove, Art, Money
PlaceUSA
TimeHalloween

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 Only Living Boy in New York (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.3)
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:35
CharactersFamily, Fathers, Lovers
PlotLove, Betrayal
PlaceUSA
StyleFascinating

When a young man learns that his overbearing father is having an affair, he tries to stop it, only to be seduced by the older woman as well.

Call Me by Your Name (2017)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.9)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryItaly, France, Brazil, USA
Duration02:09
CharactersScientists, Mothers, Fathers, Gay
PlotLove, Relationship, Parenting, First love
PlaceSea, Italy

Elio Perlman is spending the summer with his family at their vacation home in Lombardy, Italy. When his father hires a handsome doctoral student, the curious 17-year-old finds himself developing a growing attraction to the young man.

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.

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.

Going in Style (2017)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrecomedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:18
CharactersPolice, Friends
PlotLoneliness, Bank robbery, Money
PlaceNew York, USA

Desperate to pay the bills and come through for their loved ones, three lifelong pals risk it all by embarking on a daring bid to knock off the very bank that absconded with their money.

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.

Abandoned (2017)
Mark
Genredrama
Duration01:16
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Friends, Orphans, Nephews
PlotLove, Loneliness, Parenting, Fidelity
PlaceSchool, Russia

After the death of the mother of twelve Kohl sent to an orphanage. Valentine is taking him from there. This lonely old woman is his dear aunt, with whom he had never been acquainted. Kohl is waiting for his older brother to come after him after his release from prison, and they will return home together.

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.

The Humanity Bureau (2017)
Mark6 (imdb: 5.1)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryCanada
Duration02:05
CharactersOrphans, Mothers, Single mothers
PlotJustice
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture
StyleTense, Disturbing

In 2030 the world is in a permanent state of economic recession and facing serious environmental problems as a result of global warming.

Deadpool (2016)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 8)
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, melodrama, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:59
CharactersSuperhero, Mutant, Friends
PlotSuperpowers, Love, Slavery, Fidelity
PlaceNew York, USA
StylePopular, By comics, Exciting

Deadpool tells the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new abilities and a dark, twisted sense of humor, Deadpool hunts down the man who nearly destroyed his life.

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.

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.

High Society (2016)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genremelodrama
CountryTurkey
CharactersParents, Friends, Girlfriends, Mothers, Fathers
PlotLove, Jealousy, Relationship
PlaceTurkey

Kerem is a young and hardworking man who comes from a poor family. His father works as a gardener and his mother works as a cook for a rich family. Cansu is the youngest daughter of a wealthy family from high society. Despite her wealth, she is not happy at all. One day, she accidentally meets a fortune teller who says that Cansu would find a true love if she reads the signs. Out of pure coincidence, Cansu finds herself at Olivia and starts to work there as a sales person. Olivia becomes a complicated place: Kerem thinks that Cansu is a poor girl and starts to have feelings for her. Cansu thinks that Kerem is a decent man even though he cmes forom a high society and starts to have feeling for him.

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.

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.

Café Society (2016)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:50
CharactersGangsters, Jews
PlotLove, Relationship
PlaceNew York, Los Angeles, USA, Night Clubs, Beach, Party

The story of a young man who arrives in Hollywood during the 1930s hoping to work in the film industry, falls in love, and finds himself swept up in the vibrant café society that defined the spirit of the age.

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.

The Broken Crown (2016)
Genredrama, history
CountrySpain
CharactersKings, Military, Mothers, Fathers
PlotLove, Jealousy, Money, Power

In a Spain consumed by ambition and power, the future of an empire depends of the mind state of a single woman.

Mothers and Daughters (2016)
Mark2 (imdb: 4.9)
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:58
CharactersMothers, Photographers
PlotLove, Relationship, Holidays
PlaceUSA
StyleSoulful, Touching, Fascinating

Interwoven stories of what it is to be a mom seen through the lens of photographer Rigby Gray.

The Get Down (2016)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genredrama, musical, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:31
CharactersTeens, Orphans, Fathers
PlotWeapon, Dreams
PlaceNew York, USA
StyleFascinating

In 1977 New York City, the talented and soulful youth of the South Bronx chase dreams and breakneck beats to transform music history.

The Hollars (2016)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:27
CharactersArtists, Mothers, Comedians, Dogs
PlotDeath, Divorce
PlaceNew York, USA

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.

Frequency (2016)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 7.5)
Genrefantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:37
CharactersPolice, Friends, Mothers, Fathers
PlotTime travel, Investigation, Fate
PlaceUSA
StyleFascinating, Exciting, Disturbing

Detective Raimy Sullivan is stunned when a voice suddenly crackles through her father’s old, long-broken ham radio – it’s Frank Sullivan, somehow transmitting over the airwaves and through the decades from 1996. Separated by twenty years, father and daughter have reunited on a frequency only they can hear, but can they rewrite the story of their lives without risking everyone they love?

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.

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.

Jack Goes Home (2016)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:11
CharactersMothers, Fathers
PlotDeath, Mystery, Relationship, Supernatural
PlaceLos Angeles, USA
StyleDisturbing, Tense

After his father is killed in a car crash, Jack travels home to Colorado to help nurse his mother (who was injured in the crash) back to health. There, he uncovers long buried secrets and lies within his family, his friends, and his very identity.

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.

Sweet Sixteen (2016)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryChina
CharactersFriends, Orphans, Fathers, Pupils
PlotLove, Adoption
PlaceSchool, China

Xia Mu is a troubled child whose salvation comes in the form of Shu Yawang. When something terrible happens to her, he seeks revenge. Nothing is the same in their lives after that.

Complete Unknown (2016)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genredrama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:27
PlotMystery, Investigation, Fear, Love
PlaceUSA
StyleTense

Tom’s birthday dinner party is turned upside down by the unexpected arrival of Alice, an old flame who changed her identity and vanished without a trace 15 years prior.

Punk's Dead: SLC Punk 2 (2016)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:44
CharactersMusicians, Mothers
PlotLove, Travel, Death
PlaceUSA

Punk's Dead, the sequel to 1999 cult hit SLC Punk, is a punk romp through the Utah hinterlands. Ross, Penny and Crash, young outsiders from different tribes, embark on a road trip to a huge punk show. Ross, 19, is the love child of Trish and Heroin Bob, who died before Ross was born. During their odyssey, and with the help of a healthy dose of drugs, alcohol and punk music, Ross shreds his darkly Gothic outlook and embraces life. His mother Trish, who raised Ross alone in her steam punk shop, discovers that he is in a crisis. She recruits his 'uncles,' Bob's old SLC gang, to help find him. When all collide at the concert, they are forced to deal with their unresolved relationships with Bob.

Donald Trump's The Art of the Deal: The Movie (2016)
Mark4.6 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
CharactersBusinessmen, Dogs, Models
PlaceNew York, USA, Casino, Court

Donald Trump has it all. Money, power, respect, and an Eastern European bride. But all his success didn’t come for nothing. First, he inherited millions of dollars from his rich father, then he grabbed New York City by the balls. Now you can learn the art of negotiation, real estate, and high-quality brass in this illuminating made-for-TV special feature, Funny Or Die Presents Donald Trump’s The Art Of The Deal: The Movie.

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