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

You just finished watching The Descendants 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 Alexander Payne, George Clooney and Shailene Woodley . Here goes the list -

  1. About Schmidt
  2. Lady Bird
  3. Ghost World
  4. Big Daddy
  5. Captain Fantastic
  6. Nobody's Fool
  7. The Squid and the Whale
  8. Delivery Man
  9. The Hoax
  10. Synecdoche, New York
  1. About Schmidt

    About Schmidt

    A man upon retirement, embarks on a journey to his estranged daughter's wedding, only to discover more about himself and life than he ever expected.

    This movie, created by Alexander Payne, Jack Nicholson and Kathy Bates, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy | Drama

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  2. Lady Bird

    Lady Bird

    In 2002, an artistically inclined seventeen-year-old girl comes of age in Sacramento, California.

    This movie, created by Greta Gerwig, Saoirse Ronan and Laurie Metcalf, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy | Drama

    You can watch this on Netflix.

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  3. Ghost World

    Ghost World

    With only the plan of moving in together after high school, two unusually devious friends seek direction in life. As a mere gag, they respond to a man's newspaper ad for a date, only to find it will greatly complicate their lives.

    This movie, created by Terry Zwigoff, Thora Birch and Scarlett Johansson, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy | Drama

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  4. Big Daddy

    Big Daddy

    A lazy law school grad adopts a kid to impress his girlfriend, but everything doesn't go as planned and he becomes the unlikely foster father.

    This movie, created by Dennis Dugan, Adam Sandler and Joey Lauren Adams, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy | Drama

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  5. Captain Fantastic

    Captain Fantastic

    In the forests of the Pacific Northwest, a father devoted to raising his six kids with a rigorous physical and intellectual education is forced to leave his paradise and enter the world, challenging his idea of what it means to be a parent.

    This movie, created by Matt Ross, Viggo Mortensen and George MacKay, scores 7.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy | Drama

    You can watch this on Netflix.

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  6. Nobody's Fool

    Nobody's Fool

    A stubborn man past his prime reflects on his life of strict independence and seeks more out of himself.

    This movie, created by Robert Benton, Paul Newman and Jessica Tandy, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy | Drama

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

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  7. The Squid and the Whale

    The Squid and the Whale

    Follows two young boys dealing with their parents' divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980s.

    This movie, created by Noah Baumbach, Owen Kline and Jeff Daniels, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy | Drama

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  8. Delivery Man

    Delivery Man

    An affable underachiever finds out he's fathered 533 children through anonymous donations to a fertility clinic 20 years ago. Now he must decide whether or not to come forward when 142 of them file a lawsuit to reveal his identity.

    This movie, created by Ken Scott, Vince Vaughn and Chris Pratt, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy | Drama

    You can watch this on Sling Tv and Usa Network.

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  9. The Hoax

    The Hoax

    In what would cause a fantastic media frenzy, Clifford Irving sells his bogus biography of Howard Hughes to a premiere publishing house in the early 1970s.

    This movie, created by Lasse Hallström, David Aaron Baker and John Carter, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy | Drama

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  10. Synecdoche, New York

    Synecdoche, New York

    A theatre director struggles with his work, and the women in his life, as he creates a life-size replica of New York City inside a warehouse as part of his new play.

    This movie, created by Charlie Kaufman, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Catherine Keener, scores 7.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy | Drama

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

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