Top 10 awesome movies like The Californians that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching The Californians 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 Parker, Noah Wyle and Illeana Douglas . Here goes the list -

  1. Foreign Student
  2. The Galíndez File
  3. Misunderstood
  4. Man, Woman and Child
  5. The Beans of Egypt, Maine
  6. The Last Sin Eater
  7. Household Saints
  8. Wait Until Spring, Bandini
  9. Love and Other Impossible Pursuits
  10. Paradise
  1. Foreign Student

    Foreign Student

    A French football playing exchange student falls in love.

    This movie, created by Eva Sereny, Robin Givens and Marco Hofschneider, scores 5.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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

  2. The Galíndez File

    The Galíndez File

    On March 12, 1956, Basque Nationalist Jesús de Galíndez Suarez disappeared from his apartment in New York City, and was never heard from again. He had been working with the F.B.I., and was about to publish a book critical of Dominican strongman, Trujillo. In 1988, a graduate student, Muriel Colber, wants to make Galíndez the subject of her dissertation. She's in Spain doing research; finding little, she goes to Santo Domingo. At every turn, the C.I.A., in the person of Agent Robards, tries to thwart her; and, at each turn, as she considers abandoning the project, someone offers new information, often contradictory. She wants the truth behind the Galíndez mystery; will she find it?

    This movie, created by Gerardo Herrero, Saffron Burrows and Harvey Keitel, scores 5.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  3. Misunderstood

    Misunderstood

    Busy and often absent father must take care of his two boys after his wife dies. They all live in Tunisia because of their father's job. The older boy is handling the difficult changes much better than the younger one.

    This movie, created by Jerry Schatzberg, Gene Hackman and Henry Thomas, scores 6.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  4. Man, Woman and Child

    Man, Woman and Child

    A man with a wife and two daughters learns that he has a son. It seems that a few years ago while visiting France, he had an accident and he had an affair with the doctor who treated him. Now he has learned that she just died and is informed of his son. He then tells his wife, she then suggest that they bring him over. While there all sorts of tension begin to arise. How will this affect them?

    This movie, created by Dick Richards, Martin Sheen and Blythe Danner, scores 6.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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

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  5. The Beans of Egypt, Maine

    The Beans of Egypt, Maine

    Reuben is a drinker and brawler who runs afoul of the law and lands a long prison term. He leaves behind Roberta (Kelly Lynch), his wife and mother of nine. Also part of the extended family is Beal (Patrick McGaw), who becomes Roberta's sometime lover and possesses the famous Bean short fuse. All this is observed by Earlene (Martha Plimpton), a neighbor under the thumb of a strict religious father. Her dad warns her against any contact, but, despite the Beans' crude ways, the young woman is drawn to them. Their earthiness, directness, and unity stand in sharp contrast to her oppressive family life.

    This movie, created by Jennifer Warren, Martha Plimpton and Kelly Lynch, scores 5.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  6. The Last Sin Eater

    The Last Sin Eater

    In seeking her own redemption from the man of whom she is most afraid, ten-year-old Cadi Forbes discovers a secret sin haunting her community of Welsh immigrants in 1850s Appalachia.

    This movie, created by Michael Landon Jr., Louise Fletcher and Henry Thomas, scores 5.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  7. Household Saints

    Household Saints

    Unsettling drama about three generations of Italian-American women struggling to get by in post-World War II New York's Little Italy.

    This movie, created by Nancy Savoca, Tracey Ullman and Vincent DOnofrio, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  8. Wait Until Spring, Bandini

    Wait Until Spring, Bandini

    Young Arturo Bandini loves his father Svevo, his mother Maria and his brothers.

    This movie, created by Dominique Deruddere, Joe Mantegna and Ornella Muti, scores 6.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  9. Love and Other Impossible Pursuits

    Love and Other Impossible Pursuits

    The story of a woman dealing with her daughter's death while trying to keep her marriage and her relationship with her stepson.

    This movie, created by Don Roos, Natalie Portman and Scott Cohen, scores 6.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Directv.

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  10. Paradise

    Paradise

    Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson (at the time married to each other) play Lily and Ben Reed, a young couple torn apart by a family tragedy. It would take a miracle to rekindle their love ...

    This movie, created by Mary Agnes Donoghue, Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Hoopla.

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