Top 10 awesome movies like The Weight of Elephants that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching The Weight of Elephants 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 Daniel Borgman, Demos Murphy and Angelina Cottrell . Here goes the list -

  1. Say a Little Prayer
  2. Under Heat
  3. Barbara
  4. The Silver Darlings
  5. Nickel Mountain
  6. Bonsai
  7. Promised Land
  8. Blackfellas
  9. Day of Defense
  10. Things Fall Apart
  1. Say a Little Prayer

    Say a Little Prayer

    Seymour is a loner. A small, shy, introverted eleven year old whose parents are separated. By chance Seymour meets the beautiful, effervescent but drug-addicted Angie, who is also lonely and trapped in her own unhappy world. The relationship that develops offers strength to them both and through the highs and lows of a long hot summer they gradually learn to face the truth about each other and themselves.

    This movie, created by Richard Lowenstein, Sudi de Winter and Fiona Ruttelle, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  2. Under Heat

    Under Heat

    Dean is 36 and recently diagnosed as HIV positive. He has come home to tell his mother and his older brother Milo.

    This movie, created by Peter Reed, David Conrad and Mark Dalton, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  3. Barbara

    Barbara

    A teenage girl spends the summer on the notorious Fire Island off of New York. She has sex with a variety of people, while the others in her group engage in both straight and gay sex with each other. She succeeds in seducing her brother, then both hatch a plot to try to convert their parents to their newfound "lifestyle".

    This movie, created by Walter Burns, Jack Rader and Nancy Boyle, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  4. The Silver Darlings

    The Silver Darlings

    Set on the rugged north-east coast of Scotland in the 1800s, Catrine is the wife of a dispossessed farmer who hates his new life as a herring fisherman. When he is press-ganged by the Royal Navy, she must face life without him.

    This movie, created by Clarence Elder, Norman Williams and Christopher Capon, scores 5.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  5. Nickel Mountain

    Nickel Mountain

    Henry Soames owns a rural diner, and has befriended Willard Freud and Callie Wells. One day Willard and Callie get the news that Callie is pregnant, and Willard splits. Henry takes in Callie, and helps her through the pregnancy. They fall in love and get married. All is going well until Willard is back from the road and wants the baby.

    This movie, created by Drew Denbaum, Michael Cole and Heather Langenkamp, scores 5.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  6. Bonsai

    Bonsai

    A young writer recounts an earlier romance in hopes of attracting his new love interest.

    This movie, created by Cristián Jiménez, Diego Noguera and Alicia Fehrmann, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  7. Promised Land

    Promised Land

    Promised Land is the story one man's journey to find truth... and one community's desperate struggle to hide from it. The script is based on an award winning novel by Karel Schoeman.

    This movie, created by Jason Xenopoulos, Nick Boraine and Yvonne van den Bergh, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  8. Blackfellas

    Blackfellas

    An Aboriginal man is caught between his allegiance to his people and his aspirations to escape the cycle of self-destructive behaviour.

    This movie, created by James Ricketson, John Moore and David Ngoombujarra, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  9. Day of Defense

    Day of Defense

    Two Mormon missionaries are arrested for preaching in a small town. Attorneys and best friends Thomas and James stir the town into a frenzy when they take opposing sides in a court battle over the validity of the missionaries' religion.

    This movie, created by Adam Lawson, Andrew Lenz and Brooks Utley, scores 5.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  10. Things Fall Apart

    Things Fall Apart

    This is the story of Okonkwo, an Ibo man who lives in the village of Umoufia, in Nigeria. It shows the traditions and culture of the Ibo people, while also telling Okonkwo's story.

    This movie, created by Hans Jürgen Pohland, Elizabeth of Toro and Orlando Martins, scores 7.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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