Top 10 awesome movies like Awakenings that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Awakenings 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 Penny Marshall, Robert De Niro and Robin Williams . Here goes the list -

  1. Gods and Monsters
  2. This Boy's Life
  3. Searching for Bobby Fischer
  4. Jimmy P.
  5. Trumbo
  6. Erin Brockovich
  7. Dangerous Minds
  8. Men of Honor
  9. The End of the Tour
  10. Trial by Fire
  1. Gods and Monsters

    Gods and Monsters

    The last days of Frankenstein (1931) Director James Whale are explored.

    This movie, created by Bill Condon, Ian McKellen and Brendan Fraser, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Biography | Drama

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  2. This Boy's Life

    This Boy's Life

    The story about the relationship between a rebellious 1950s teenager and his abusive stepfather, based on the memoirs of writer and literature Professor Tobias Wolff.

    This movie, created by Michael Caton-Jones, Robert De Niro and Ellen Barkin, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Biography | Drama

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

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  3. Searching for Bobby Fischer

    Searching for Bobby Fischer

    A prepubescent chess prodigy refuses to harden himself in order to become a champion like the famous but unlikable Bobby Fischer.

    This movie, created by Steven Zaillian, Max Pomeranc and Joe Mantegna, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Biography | Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Prime Video, Cbs and Netflix.

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  4. Jimmy P.

    Jimmy P.

    A troubled Native American veteran forms an extraordinary friendship with his maverick French psychoanalyst as they try to find a cure to his suffering.

    This movie, created by Arnaud Desplechin, Benicio Del Toro and Michelle Thrush, scores 6.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Biography | Drama

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  5. Trumbo

    Trumbo

    In 1947, Dalton Trumbo was Hollywood's top screenwriter, until he and other artists were jailed and blacklisted for their political beliefs.

    This movie, created by Jay Roach, Bryan Cranston and Michael Stuhlbarg, scores 7.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Biography | Drama

    You can watch this on Netflix.

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  6. Erin Brockovich

    Erin Brockovich

    An unemployed single mother becomes a legal assistant and almost single-handedly brings down a California power company accused of polluting a city's water supply.

    This movie, created by Steven Soderbergh, Julia Roberts and David Brisbin, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Biography | Drama

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  7. Dangerous Minds

    Dangerous Minds

    An ex-Marine turned teacher struggles to connect with her students in an inner city school.

    This movie, created by John N. Smith, Michelle Pfeiffer and George Dzundza, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Biography | Drama

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  8. Men of Honor

    Men of Honor

    The story of Carl Brashear, the first African-American U.S. Navy Diver, and the man who trained him.

    This movie, created by George Tillman Jr., Robert De Niro and Cuba Gooding Jr., scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Biography | Drama

  9. The End of the Tour

    The End of the Tour

    The story of the five-day interview between Rolling Stone reporter David Lipsky and acclaimed novelist David Foster Wallace, which took place right after the 1996 publication of Wallace's groundbreaking epic novel, 'Infinite Jest.'

    This movie, created by James Ponsoldt, Anna Chlumsky and Jason Segel, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Biography | Drama

    You can watch this on Showtime, Showtime Amazon Channel, Directv, Hoopla and Fubotv.

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  10. Trial by Fire

    Trial by Fire

    The tragic and controversial story of Cameron Todd Willingham, who was executed in Texas for killing his three children after scientific evidence and expert testimony that bolstered his claims of innocence were suppressed.

    This movie, created by Edward Zwick, Laura Dern and Jack OConnell, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Biography

    You can watch this on Directv, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video and Fubotv.

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