Top 10 awesome movies like Lean on Me that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Lean on Me 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 John G. Avildsen, Morgan Freeman and Beverly Todd . Here goes the list -

  1. Taps
  2. The Shipping News
  3. Tape
  4. Losing Isaiah
  5. A Cry in the Dark
  6. Dominick and Eugene
  7. Marvin's Room
  8. Mr. & Mrs. Bridge
  9. Time to Leave
  10. A River Runs Through It
  1. Taps

    Taps

    Military cadets take extreme measures to insure the future of their academy when its existence is threatened by local condo developers.

    This movie, created by Harold Becker, George C. Scott and Timothy Hutton, scores 6.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Directv and Fubotv.

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  2. The Shipping News

    The Shipping News

    An emotionally-beaten man with his young daughter moves to his ancestral home in Newfoundland to reclaim his life.

    This movie, created by Lasse Hallström, Kevin Spacey and Julianne Moore, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Directv.

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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

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

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  4. Losing Isaiah

    Losing Isaiah

    The natural and adoptive mothers of a young boy are involved in a bitter, controversial custody battle.

    This movie, created by Stephen Gyllenhaal, Jessica Lange and Halle Berry, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Prime Video.

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  5. A Cry in the Dark

    A Cry in the Dark

    A mother whose child was killed in a Dingo attack in the Australian outback fights to prove her innocence when she is accused of murder.

    This movie, created by Fred Schepisi, Meryl Streep and Sam Neill, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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

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  6. Dominick and Eugene

    Dominick and Eugene

    Dominick and Eugene are twins, but Dominick is a little bit slow due do an accident in his youth. They live together, with Dominick working as garbage man to put Eugene through medical ...

    This movie, created by Robert M. Young, Ray Liotta and Tom Hulce, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  7. Marvin's Room

    Marvin's Room

    A leukemia patient attempts to end a twenty-year feud with her sister to get her bone marrow.

    This movie, created by Jerry Zaks, Meryl Streep and Leonardo DiCaprio, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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

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  8. Mr. & Mrs. Bridge

    Mr. & Mrs. Bridge

    Set during World War II, an upper-class family begins to fall apart due to the conservative nature of the patriarch and the progressive values of his children.

    This movie, created by James Ivory, Paul Newman and Saundra McClain, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Video.

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  9. Time to Leave

    Time to Leave

    A fashion photographer with terminal cancer elects to die alone, preparing others to live past him rather than prolong the inevitable with chemotherapy or be smothered in sympathy by those who know him.

    This movie, created by François Ozon, Melvil Poupaud and Jeanne Moreau, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  10. 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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