Top 10 awesome movies like Lying to Mom that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Lying to Mom 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 Katsumi Nojiri, Hideko Hara and Ryo Kase . Here goes the list -

  1. The Samurai That Night
  2. Nanimono
  3. The Light Shines Only There
  4. Drucker in the Dugout
  5. Judas
  6. 14 That Night
  7. Liar Game: Reborn
  8. Close-Knit
  9. The Land of Rain Trees
  10. Morisaki shoten no hibi
  1. The Samurai That Night

    The Samurai That Night

    A widower sends daily reminders to the petty criminal who killed his wife in a traffic accident that on the anniversary of her death, he will kill him.

    This movie, created by Masaaki Akahori, Masato Sakai and Takayuki Yamada, scores 6.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  2. Nanimono

    Nanimono

    Looking for jobs, five young friends regularly meet at one's apartment. Judging and gauging one another by their ability to land job pits the friends as also competitors. When one of the friends finds work the remaining four feel abandoned and the relationships are not the same anymore.

    This movie, created by Daisuke Miura, Kasumi Arimura and Fumi Nikaidô, scores 6.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  3. The Light Shines Only There

    The Light Shines Only There

    Two troubled souls living on the fringes of a port town fall in love, but their trials are far from over.

    This movie, created by Mipo Oh, Gô Ayano and Chizuru Ikewaki, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  4. Drucker in the Dugout

    Drucker in the Dugout

    Minami Kawashima (Atsuko Maeda), a female high school student, unexpectedly becomes the manager of Tokyo's Hodokubo High School baseball team. Soon enough, Minami realizes the team consists of talented players, but chronic underachievers. Minami then stumbles upon Peter Drucker's "Management: Tasks, Responsibilities, Practices" - a classic book on management techniques. She then starts to implement ideas from the book to manage her baseball team into the Koshien National Championships.

    This movie, created by Makoto Tanaka, Haruna Kawaguchi and Atsuko Maeda, scores 5.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  5. Judas

    Judas

    High school student Erika is sick and tired of her weakness. By chance, Erika begins working at a cabaret night club. She eventually becomes the top lady in the night world and is known by her nickname Kurumi. In the process, she manipulates men and makes a lot of money from them. Deep down inside though, Erika suffers from loneliness and fear. A man then appears in front of her.

    This movie, created by Izumi Ohtomi, Ayame Misaki and Kenji Mizuhashi, scores 5.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  6. 14 That Night

    14 That Night

    Life in the village may seem monotonous to a junior high school student. Local bullies are trouble and parents are annoying. Then one exciting day in 1987 Takashi hears a rumour that a porn star called Kyoko is visiting the village to sign autographs at the local video store - and it happens to be the one he frequents. Takashi and his friends have something for which to be excited.

    This movie, created by Shin Adachi, Nana Asakawa and Taka Guadalcanal, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  7. Liar Game: Reborn

    Liar Game: Reborn

    College graduate Yu Shinomiya is invited to the Liar Game, which has been restarted by funding from new investors. She turns to her psychology professor for help, who is none other than Shinichi Akiyama, former Liar Game champion. He advises her to ignore the invitation, but afraid of the penalty fee should she do so, she decides to participate. Soon, Akiyama is issued an invitation of his own by Fukunaga, who now works for the game. Playing on Akiyama's sympathy for the naive student, Fukunaga manages to get Akiyama to participate as well. The game this time is a diabolical version of Musical Chairs. Once again, Akiyama's cunning and ingenuity is put to the ultimate test.

    This movie, created by Hiroaki Matsuyama, Shôta Matsuda and Mikako Tabe, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  8. Close-Knit

    Close-Knit

    One spring Hiromi, who is the mother of an 11-year-old girl Tomo, left home for the umpteenth time. Tomo is accustomed to such a mother and as always went to Makio's place. He is a brother of Hiromi and has lived with Rinko, a pretty girlfriend. Actually, Rinko is a transwoman. She works as a caregiver in a nursing home where Makio's mother Sayuri who suffers from dementia is living. Rinko makes a delicious meal and sometimes cuddles Tomo. She is a little confused, but Tomo, Rinko and Makio start to live a life together. One day Rinko teaches Tomo to knit to control her temper. Rinko was also taught by her mother at the age of puberty when she struggled with her sexuality. A daughter neglected by her mother. A gentle uncle and his transgender lover. An angsty boy who recognizes a sense of himself as a gay - A warm "knitting" reorganizes unconventional family.

    This movie, created by Naoko Ogigami, Mugi Kadowaki and Tôma Ikuta, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  9. The Land of Rain Trees

    The Land of Rain Trees

    Nobuyuki found a review website of his favorite book. He felt the same way as the website owner (Rika) about the book's story. Since then, he has interested in Rika with sensorineural hearingloss.

    This movie, created by Yoshishige Miyake, Mariya Nishiuchi and Yûta Tamamori, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  10. Morisaki shoten no hibi

    Morisaki shoten no hibi

    Takako (Akiko Kikuchi) is going steady with the man of her dreams who surprises her with the news that he is married. Hurtled into shock by the startling news, Takako takes up her uncle's invitation to work at the Morisaki book store. While uninterested at first, she gradually comes to like and read books and get to know the neighbourhood and the people who work in it.

    This movie, created by Asako Hyuga, Ryô Iwamatsu and Akiko Kikuchi, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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