Top 10 awesome movies like Philadelphia that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Philadelphia 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 Jonathan Demme, Tom Hanks and Denzel Washington . Here goes the list -

  1. What's Eating Gilbert Grape
  2. Losing Isaiah
  3. Naked Lunch
  4. Mr. & Mrs. Bridge
  5. I Am Sam
  6. Tape
  7. The Accused
  8. Norma Rae
  9. Nell
  10. Hanna K.
  1. What's Eating Gilbert Grape

    What's Eating Gilbert Grape

    After his father's death, Gilbert has to care for his mentally disabled brother, Arnie, and his morbidly obese mother, which is suddenly challenged when love walks into his life.

    This movie, created by Lasse Hallström, Johnny Depp and Leonardo DiCaprio, scores 7.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Netflix.

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  2. 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

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  3. Naked Lunch

    Naked Lunch

    After developing an addiction to the substance he uses to kill bugs, an exterminator accidentally kills his wife, and becomes involved in a secret government plot being orchestrated by giant bugs in a port town in North Africa.

    This movie, created by David Cronenberg, Peter Weller and Judy Davis, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  4. 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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  5. I Am Sam

    I Am Sam

    A mentally handicapped man fights for custody of his 7-year-old daughter, and in the process teaches his cold hearted lawyer the value of love and family.

    This movie, created by Jessie Nelson, Sean Penn and Michelle Pfeiffer, scores 7.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  6. 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

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  7. The Accused

    The Accused

    After a young woman suffers a brutal gang rape in a bar one night, a prosecutor assists in bringing the perpetrators to justice, including the ones who encouraged and cheered on the attack.

    This movie, created by Jonathan Kaplan, Kelly McGillis and Jodie Foster, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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

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  8. Norma Rae

    Norma Rae

    A young single mother and textile worker agrees to help unionize her mill despite the problems and dangers involved.

    This movie, created by Martin Ritt, Sally Field and Beau Bridges, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  9. Nell

    Nell

    In a remote woodland cabin, a small town doctor discovers Nell - a beautiful young hermit woman with many secrets.

    This movie, created by Michael Apted, Jodie Foster and Liam Neeson, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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

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  10. Hanna K.

    Hanna K.

    An Israeli lawyer is defending a Palestinian charged by The Military Court System in the Israeli-Occupied Territories. It's a tough case because of a strong political background.

    This movie, created by Costa-Gavras, Jill Clayburgh and Jean Yanne, scores 6.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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