Top 10 awesome movies like The Color Purple that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching The Color Purple 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 Steven Spielberg, Danny Glover and Whoopi Goldberg . Here goes the list -

  1. The Rain People
  2. The Stars Fell on Henrietta
  3. The Ice Storm
  4. One True Thing
  5. Kramer vs. Kramer
  6. August: Osage County
  7. What's Eating Gilbert Grape
  8. The King of Marvin Gardens
  9. Marvin's Room
  10. The Saint of Fort Washington
  1. The Rain People

    The Rain People

    When a housewife finds out she is pregnant, she runs out of town looking for freedom to reevaluate her life decisions.

    This movie, created by Francis Ford Coppola, James Caan and Shirley Knight, scores 6.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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

  2. The Stars Fell on Henrietta

    The Stars Fell on Henrietta

    The setting is early America during the oil boom. An elderly, down on his luck "oil man", Mr. Cox (Robert Duvall), finds himself in the town of Henrietta. Using unconventional methods, he convinces himself and local Don Day (Aidan Quinn) that there is oil on Day's land. The financially strapped Day puts everything into finding oil, but at what cost?

    This movie, created by James Keach, Robert Duvall and Aidan Quinn, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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

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  3. The Ice Storm

    The Ice Storm

    In suburban New Canaan, Connecticut, 1973, middle class families experimenting with casual sex and substance abuse find their lives beyond their control.

    This movie, created by Ang Lee, Kevin Kline and Joan Allen, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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

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  4. One True Thing

    One True Thing

    A career woman reassesses her parents' lives after she is forced to care for her cancer-stricken mother.

    This movie, created by Carl Franklin, Meryl Streep and Renée Zellweger, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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

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  5. Kramer vs. Kramer

    Kramer vs. Kramer

    Ted Kramer's wife leaves her husband, allowing for a lost bond to be rediscovered between Ted and his son, Billy. But a heated custody battle ensues over the divorced couple's son, deepening the wounds left by the separation.

    This movie, created by Robert Benton, Dustin Hoffman and Meryl Streep, scores 7.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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

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  6. August: Osage County

    August: Osage County

    A look at the lives of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose paths have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Oklahoma house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them.

    This movie, created by John Wells, Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Usa Network.

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  7. 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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  8. The King of Marvin Gardens

    The King of Marvin Gardens

    A daydreamer convinces his radio personality brother to help fund one of his get-rich-quick schemes.

    This movie, created by Bob Rafelson, Jack Nicholson and Bruce Dern, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Video.

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  9. Marvin's Room

    Marvin's Room

    A leukemia patient attempts to end a twenty-year feud with her sister to get her bone marrow.

    This movie, created by Jerry Zaks, Meryl Streep and Leonardo DiCaprio, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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

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  10. The Saint of Fort Washington

    The Saint of Fort Washington

    A homeless schizophrenic seeks the help of a streetwise combat veteran as they attempt to overcome cruel life on the streets.

    This movie, created by Tim Hunter, Danny Glover and Matt Dillon, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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

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