Top 10 awesome movies like Half Nelson that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Half Nelson 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 Ryan Fleck, Ryan Gosling and Jeff Lima . Here goes the list -

  1. You Can Count on Me
  2. Jesus' Son
  3. Short Term 12
  4. Speak
  5. Boy A
  6. In America
  7. The Rest of Us
  8. Manic
  9. Aberdeen
  10. Bones
  1. You Can Count on Me

    You Can Count on Me

    A single mother's life is thrown into turmoil after her struggling, rarely seen younger brother returns to town.

    This movie, created by Kenneth Lonergan, Amy Ryan and Michael Countryman, scores 7.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Hbo Now, Hbo Now Amazon Channel and Directv.

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  2. Jesus' Son

    Jesus' Son

    A young man turns from drug addiction and petty crime to a life redeemed by a discovery of compassion.

    This movie, created by Alison Maclean, Billy Crudup and Robert Michael Kelly, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  3. Short Term 12

    Short Term 12

    A 20-something supervising staff member of a residential treatment facility navigates the troubled waters of that world alongside her co-worker and longtime boyfriend.

    This movie, created by Destin Daniel Cretton, Brie Larson and John Gallagher Jr., scores 8.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Prime Video, Hoopla and Tubi Tv.

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  4. Speak

    Speak

    After a blurred trauma over the summer, Melinda enters high school a selective mute. Struggling with school, friends, and family, she tells the dark tale of her experiences, and why she has chosen not to speak.

    This movie, created by Jessica Sharzer, Kristen Stewart and Elizabeth Perkins, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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

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  5. Boy A

    Boy A

    The story of a young Jack, newly released from serving a prison sentence for a violent crime he committed as a child.

    This movie, created by John Crowley, Andrew Garfield and Peter Mullan, scores 7.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Apple Itunes.

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  6. 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

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

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  7. The Rest of Us

    The Rest of Us

    Two mother-daughter duos must contend with their grief and complicated relationships with one another when the person who connects them dies.

    This movie, created by Aisling Chin-Yee, Heather Graham and Sophie Nélisse, scores 5.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Hulu and Hoopla.

  8. Manic

    Manic

    Lyle Jensen is subject to sudden and violent outbursts, and he is committed to the juvenile wing of the Northwood Mental Institution. Several other youths are there with a variety of ...

    This movie, created by Jordan Melamed, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Maggie Baird, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  9. Aberdeen

    Aberdeen

    Kaisa is a Scot, a successful London lawyer, who snorts coke and has one-night stands with strangers. Her mother calls from Aberdeen with some story begging her to fly to Norway and collect...

    This movie, created by Hans Petter Moland, Stellan Skarsgård and Jean Anderson, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  10. Bones

    Bones

    The heart-breaking coming-of-age story of four teens growing up in 1989 blue collar New York, and the bond that would tie them together for life.

    This movie, created by Frank Pestarino, Jimmy Bennett and Zakk Wylde, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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