Top 10 awesome movies like A Thousand Acres that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching A Thousand Acres and you can't get over how good this movie was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar movies which are created by the likes of Jocelyn Moorhouse, Michelle Pfeiffer and Jessica Lange . Here goes the list -

  1. The Stars Fell on Henrietta
  2. Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood
  3. Tape
  4. What's Eating Gilbert Grape
  5. A River Runs Through It
  6. My Life
  7. An American Affair
  8. In America
  9. Sleepwalking
  10. Lorenzo's Oil
  1. The Stars Fell on Henrietta

    The Stars Fell on Henrietta

    The setting is early America during the oil boom. An elderly, down on his luck "oil man", Mr. Cox (Robert Duvall), finds himself in the town of Henrietta. Using unconventional methods, he convinces himself and local Don Day (Aidan Quinn) that there is oil on Day's land. The financially strapped Day puts everything into finding oil, but at what cost?

    This movie, created by James Keach, Robert Duvall and Aidan Quinn, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  2. Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood

    Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood

    After years of mother-daughter tension, Siddalee receives a scrapbook detailing the wild adventures of the "Ya-Yas", her mother's girlhood friends.

    This movie, created by Callie Khouri, Sandra Bullock and Ellen Burstyn, scores 6.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  3. Tape

    Tape

    Three old high school friends meet in a Michigan motel room to dissect painful memories from their past.

    This movie, created by Richard Linklater, Ethan Hawke and Robert Sean Leonard, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  4. What's Eating Gilbert Grape

    What's Eating Gilbert Grape

    After his father's death, Gilbert has to care for his mentally disabled brother, Arnie, and his morbidly obese mother, which is suddenly challenged when love walks into his life.

    This movie, created by Lasse Hallström, Johnny Depp and Leonardo DiCaprio, scores 7.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Netflix.

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  5. A River Runs Through It

    A River Runs Through It

    The story about two sons of a stern minister -- one reserved, one rebellious -- growing up in rural Montana while devoted to fly fishing.

    This movie, created by Robert Redford, Craig Sheffer and Brad Pitt, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Directv and Fubotv.

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  6. My Life

    My Life

    A terminally ill man prepares for his death.

    This movie, created by Bruce Joel Rubin, Michael Keaton and Nicole Kidman, scores 6.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Redbox, Youtube, Fandangonow, Microsoft Store, Amazon Video, Vudu, Google Play Movies and Apple Itunes.

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  7. An American Affair

    An American Affair

    In 1963, during the swirl of glamour and intrigue that turned President John F. Kennedy's Washington into Camelot, a lonely 13-year-old Catholic school boy comes of age.

    This movie, created by William Olsson, Gretchen Mol and James Rebhorn, scores 6.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Tubi Tv and Hoopla.

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  8. In America

    In America

    A family of Irish immigrants adjust to life on the mean streets of Hell's Kitchen while also grieving the death of a child.

    This movie, created by Jim Sheridan, Paddy Considine and Samantha Morton, scores 7.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  9. Sleepwalking

    Sleepwalking

    The drama follows a 12-year-old girl's struggle to come to terms with her mother's abandonment.

    This movie, created by Bill Maher, Nick Stahl and AnnaSophia Robb, scores 6.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Tubi Tv.

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  10. Lorenzo's Oil

    Lorenzo's Oil

    A boy develops a disease so rare that nobody is working on a cure, so his father decides to learn all about it and tackle the problem himself.

    This movie, created by George Miller, Nick Nolte and Susan Sarandon, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Apple Itunes, Google Play Movies, Vudu, Amazon Video, Microsoft Store, Fandangonow, Youtube and Redbox.

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