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

You just finished watching The Son 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 Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Olivier Gourmet and Morgan Marinne . Here goes the list -

  1. Character
  2. The Gang of Four
  3. The Unknown Girl
  4. Humanité
  5. Lights Out
  6. Headless
  7. Feathers in My Head
  8. The New Protocol
  9. The Workshop
  10. Under the Sand
  1. Character

    Character

    Jacob Katadreuffe lives mute with his mother, has no contact with his father who only works against him and wants to become a lawyer, at all costs.

    This movie, created by Mike van Diem, Jan Decleir and Fedja van Huêt, scores 7.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Mystery | Drama

  2. The Gang of Four

    The Gang of Four

    A drama following 4 women at stage school. Considered by some to be the summation of director Jacques Rivette's work as a whole.

    This movie, created by Jacques Rivette, Bulle Ogier and Benoît Régent, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Drama

  3. The Unknown Girl

    The Unknown Girl

    A female doctor gets obsessed with the case of a dead woman after learning that the woman had died shortly after having rung her door for help.

    This movie, created by Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Adèle Haenel and Olivier Bonnaud, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Mystery | Drama

    You can watch this on Directv.

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  4. Humanité

    Humanité

    When an 11-year-old girl is brutally raped and murdered in a quiet French village, a police detective who has forgotten how to feel emotions--because of the death of his own family in some kind of accident--investigates the crime, which turns out to ask more questions than it answers.

    This movie, created by Bruno Dumont, Emmanuel Schotté and Séverine Caneele, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Drama

  5. Lights Out

    Lights Out

    March 1992, in a small town in the suburbs of Paris. During an alcohol fueled party, teenagers discover a body hidden in the bushes of a forest. A body that seems lifeless. Two weeks earlier. Simon, a 16 year-old teenager, has not shown up for class. Blood stains are found in a class-room. Run-away, kidnap, suicide, murder? A few days later, Laetitia, a student from the same class goes missing without her parents knowing where she has gone. A young girl with no dark background or connection to Simon. The next day, Jean-Baptiste, a third student, also disappears. Rumors start to spread. The psychosis begins...

    This movie, created by Fabrice Gobert, Jules Pélissier and Ana Girardot, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Thriller | Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Prime Video.

  6. Headless

    Headless

    This movie, created by Patrick Deval, Laurent Condomidas and Jackie Raynal, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Drama

  7. Feathers in My Head

    Feathers in My Head

    This is the story about a family who looses their child. This is something very hard, but the mother (Blanche) won't realize this. She lives in her own world and she still plays with her son. At the time Blanche plays with her son, she's been watched by a boy names François. They become very close.

    This movie, created by Thomas De Thier, Sophie Museur and Francis Renaud, scores 6.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Drama

  8. The New Protocol

    The New Protocol

    A man investigating his son's death learns some horrific truths about the pharmaceutical industry.

    This movie, created by Thomas Vincent, Clovis Cornillac and Marie-Josée Croze, scores 6.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Action | Drama

  9. The Workshop

    The Workshop

    The scene is set one Summer in La Ciotat, a town near Marseille which used to be prosperous thanks to its huge dockyard but has been in decline since its closing 25 years before. It is in this context of quiet desperation that a writing workshop has been set up to help a group of seven young people integrate into the world of work. Under the guidance of well-known novelist Olivia Dejazet, the participants are asked to write a noir fiction connected with the industrial past of their hometown. Session after session, one of them, a boy named Antoine, stands out. Provocative and aggressive, he gets noticed by his systematic opposition to all, including Olivia. Even more alarming, the story he has devised and that he reads aloud, the cold description of a mass murder seen through the eyes of its perpetrator, proves very disturbing. Antoine understands the killer too well. At this point, Olivia starts experiencing a feeling of attraction repulsion to Antoine.

    This movie, created by Laurent Cantet, Marina Foïs and Matthieu Lucci, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Thriller | Drama

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  10. Under the Sand

    Under the Sand

    When her husband goes missing at the beach, a female professor begins to mentally disintegrate as her denial of his disappearance becomes delusional.

    This movie, created by François Ozon, Charlotte Rampling and Bruno Cremer, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Drama

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