Top 10 awesome movies like Lee Daniels' The Butler that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Lee Daniels' The Butler 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 Lee Daniels, Forest Whitaker and David Banner . Here goes the list -

  1. Flash of Genius
  2. Nowhere in Africa
  3. Antwone Fisher
  4. Mapplethorpe
  5. I Am Woman
  6. Nora
  7. Finding Graceland
  8. Il Divo
  9. The White Crow
  10. Pollock
  1. Flash of Genius

    Flash of Genius

    Robert Kearns takes on the Detroit automakers who he claims stole his idea for the intermittent windshield wiper.

    This movie, created by Marc Abraham, Greg Kinnear and Tim Eddis, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Biography | Drama

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

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  2. Nowhere in Africa

    Nowhere in Africa

    A German Jewish refugee family moves to and adjusts to a farm life in 1930s Kenya.

    This movie, created by Caroline Link, Juliane Köhler and Merab Ninidze, scores 7.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Biography | Drama

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  3. Antwone Fisher

    Antwone Fisher

    Antwone Fisher, a young navy man, is forced to see a psychiatrist after a violent outburst against a fellow crewman. During the course of treatment a painful past is revealed and a new hope begins.

    This movie, created by Denzel Washington, Derek Luke and Malcolm David Kelley, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Biography | Drama

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  4. Mapplethorpe

    Mapplethorpe

    A look at the life of photographer Robert Mapplethorpe from his rise to fame in the 1970s to his untimely death in 1989.

    This movie, created by Ondi Timoner, Marianne Rendón and Matt Smith, scores 6.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Biography

    You can watch this on Hulu and Hoopla.

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  5. I Am Woman

    I Am Woman

    The story of 1970s musician and activist Helen Reddy.

    This movie, created by Unjoo Moon, Evan Peters and Tilda Cobham-Hervey, scores 6.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Biography

    You can watch this on Netflix and Hoopla.

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  6. Nora

    Nora

    In 1904, in Dublin, James Joyce chats up Nora Barnacle, a hotel maid recently come from Galway. She enchants him with her frank, direct and uninhibited manner, and before long, he's ...

    This movie, created by Pat Murphy, Susan Lynch and Andrew Scott, scores 6.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Biography | Drama

  7. Finding Graceland

    Finding Graceland

    An eccentric drifter claiming to be Elvis Presley hitches a ride with a young man and they find themselves on an adventurous road trip to Memphis.

    This movie, created by David Winkler, Harvey Keitel and Johnathon Schaech, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Biography | Drama

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  8. Il Divo

    Il Divo

    The story of Italian politician Giulio Andreotti, who has served as Prime Minister of Italy seven times since the restoration of democracy in 1946.

    This movie, created by Paolo Sorrentino, Toni Servillo and Anna Bonaiuto, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Biography | Drama

    You can watch this on Hoopla.

  9. The White Crow

    The White Crow

    The story of Rudolf Nureyev's defection to the West.

    This movie, created by Ralph Fiennes, Oleg Ivenko and Ralph Fiennes, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Biography

    You can watch this on Directv and Fubotv.

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  10. Pollock

    Pollock

    A film about the life and career of the American painter, Jackson Pollock.

    This movie, created by Ed Harris, Ed Harris and Robert Knott, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Biography | Drama

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