Top 10 awesome movies like The Shipping News that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching The Shipping News 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 Lasse Hallström, Kevin Spacey and Julianne Moore . Here goes the list -

  1. Pay It Forward
  2. Tape
  3. Fathers & Daughters
  4. A River Runs Through It
  5. Lawn Dogs
  6. Ironweed
  7. The Stars Fell on Henrietta
  8. What's Eating Gilbert Grape
  9. The Ice Storm
  10. Things We Lost in the Fire
  1. Pay It Forward

    Pay It Forward

    A young boy attempts to make the world a better place after his teacher gives him that chance.

    This movie, created by Mimi Leder, Kevin Spacey and Helen Hunt, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Hoopla.

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  2. 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

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

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  3. Fathers & Daughters

    Fathers & Daughters

    A Pulitzer-winning writer grapples with being a widower and father after a mental breakdown, while, 27 years later, his grown daughter struggles to forge connections of her own.

    This movie, created by Gabriele Muccino, Russell Crowe and Amanda Seyfried, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Prime Video, Hoopla and Tubi Tv.

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  4. A River Runs Through It

    A River Runs Through It

    The story about two sons of a stern minister -- one reserved, one rebellious -- growing up in rural Montana while devoted to fly fishing.

    This movie, created by Robert Redford, Craig Sheffer and Brad Pitt, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Directv and Fubotv.

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  5. Lawn Dogs

    Lawn Dogs

    When Devon, a 10-year-old girl, forges a friendship with Trent, a 21-year-old outsider who mows the neighborhood lawns, things suddenly get very complicated and private.

    This movie, created by John Duigan, Mischa Barton and Sam Rockwell, scores 7.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Tubi Tv.

  6. Ironweed

    Ironweed

    An alcoholic drifter spends Halloween in his home town of Albany, New York after returning there for the first time in decades.

    This movie, created by Hector Babenco, Jack Nicholson and Meryl Streep, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. Things We Lost in the Fire

    Things We Lost in the Fire

    A recent widow invites her husband's troubled best friend to live with her and her two children. As he gradually turns his life around, he helps the family cope and confront their loss.

    This movie, created by Susanne Bier, Halle Berry and Benicio Del Toro, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Prime Video and Cbs.

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