Top 10 awesome movies like American Beauty that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching American Beauty 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 Sam Mendes, Kevin Spacey and Annette Bening . Here goes the list -

  1. Trainspotting
  2. Brokeback Mountain
  3. Requiem for a Dream
  4. Naked Lunch
  5. Babel
  6. Philadelphia
  7. Towelhead
  8. Tape
  9. A River Runs Through It
  10. The Indian Runner
  1. Trainspotting

    Trainspotting

    Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends.

    This movie, created by Danny Boyle, Ewan McGregor and Ewen Bremner, scores 8.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  2. Brokeback Mountain

    Brokeback Mountain

    The story of a forbidden and secretive relationship between two cowboys, and their lives over the years.

    This movie, created by Ang Lee, Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal, scores 7.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  3. Requiem for a Dream

    Requiem for a Dream

    The drug-induced utopias of four Coney Island people are shattered when their addictions run deep.

    This movie, created by Darren Aronofsky, Ellen Burstyn and Jared Leto, scores 8.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  4. Naked Lunch

    Naked Lunch

    After developing an addiction to the substance he uses to kill bugs, an exterminator accidentally kills his wife, and becomes involved in a secret government plot being orchestrated by giant bugs in a port town in North Africa.

    This movie, created by David Cronenberg, Peter Weller and Judy Davis, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  5. Babel

    Babel

    Tragedy strikes a married couple on vacation in the Moroccan desert, touching off an interlocking story involving four different families.

    This movie, created by Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  6. Philadelphia

    Philadelphia

    When a man with HIV is fired by his law firm because of his condition, he hires a homophobic small time lawyer as the only willing advocate for a wrongful dismissal suit.

    This movie, created by Jonathan Demme, Tom Hanks and Denzel Washington, scores 7.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Directv and Fubotv.

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  7. Towelhead

    Towelhead

    A young Arab-American girl struggles with her sexual obsession, a bigoted Army reservist and her strict father during the Gulf War.

    This movie, created by Alan Ball, Summer Bishil and Chris Messina, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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

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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. The Indian Runner

    The Indian Runner

    A Vietnam vet comes home to his small town and finds himself in conflict with rules that his brother has vowed to uphold.

    This movie, created by Sean Penn, David Morse and Viggo Mortensen, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Hoopla and Tubi Tv.

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