Top 10 awesome movies like Philomena that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Philomena 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 Stephen Frears, Judi Dench and Steve Coogan . Here goes the list -

  1. On the Basis of Sex
  2. Gorillas in the Mist
  3. Little Secret
  4. Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle
  5. Milk
  6. Jimmy P.
  7. A Home of Our Own
  8. Trumbo
  9. Thomas Kinkade's Christmas Cottage
  10. Bigger
  1. On the Basis of Sex

    On the Basis of Sex

    The true story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, her struggles for equal rights, and the early cases of a historic career that lead to her nomination and confirmation as U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice.

    This movie, created by Mimi Leder, Felicity Jones and Armie Hammer, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Biography

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

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  2. Gorillas in the Mist

    Gorillas in the Mist

    The story of Dian Fossey, a scientist who came to Africa to study the vanishing mountain gorillas, and later fought to protect them.

    This movie, created by Michael Apted, Sigourney Weaver and Bryan Brown, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Biography | Drama

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

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  3. Little Secret

    Little Secret

    Based on true events Little Secret is a film with three interlocked stories all connected by a single secret that converge to reveal the tragic yet beautiful lives of three families and how...

    This movie, created by David Schurmann, Fionnula Flanagan and Erroll Shand, scores 7.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Biography | Drama

  4. Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle

    Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle

    Dorothy Parker remembers the heyday of the Algonquin Round Table, a circle of friends whose barbed wit, like hers, was fueled by alcohol and flirted with despair.

    This movie, created by Alan Rudolph, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Campbell Scott, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Biography | Drama

    You can watch this on Fandangonow, Microsoft Store, Amazon Video and Apple Itunes.

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  5. Milk

    Milk

    The story of Harvey Milk, and his struggles as an American gay activist who fought for gay rights and became California's first openly gay elected official.

    This movie, created by Gus Van Sant, Sean Penn and Emile Hirsch, scores 7.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Biography | Drama

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

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  6. Jimmy P.

    Jimmy P.

    A troubled Native American veteran forms an extraordinary friendship with his maverick French psychoanalyst as they try to find a cure to his suffering.

    This movie, created by Arnaud Desplechin, Benicio Del Toro and Michelle Thrush, scores 6.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Biography | Drama

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  7. A Home of Our Own

    A Home of Our Own

    The story begins in Los Angeles when Frances Lacey (Kathy Bates) takes her six children and drives north to find a home of their own away from the bad influences of the big city.

    This movie, created by Tony Bill, Kathy Bates and Edward Furlong, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Biography | Drama

    You can watch this on Hoopla and Tubi Tv.

  8. Trumbo

    Trumbo

    In 1947, Dalton Trumbo was Hollywood's top screenwriter, until he and other artists were jailed and blacklisted for their political beliefs.

    This movie, created by Jay Roach, Bryan Cranston and Michael Stuhlbarg, scores 7.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Biography | Drama

    You can watch this on Netflix.

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  9. Thomas Kinkade's Christmas Cottage

    Thomas Kinkade's Christmas Cottage

    A look at the inspiration behind Thomas Kinkade's painting The Christmas Cottage, and how the artist was motivated to begin his career after discovering his mother was in danger of losing their family home.

    This movie, created by Michael Campus, Jared Padalecki and Marcia Gay Harden, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Biography | Drama

    You can watch this on Tubi Tv.

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  10. Bigger

    Bigger

    The inspirational tale of the grandfathers of fitness as we now know it, Joe and Ben Weider. Facing anti-Semitism and extreme poverty, the brothers beat all odds to build an empire and inspire future generations.

    This movie, created by George Gallo, Julianne Hough and Kevin Durand, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Biography

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

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