Top 10 awesome movies like What's Eating Gilbert Grape that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching What's Eating Gilbert Grape 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, Johnny Depp and Leonardo DiCaprio . Here goes the list -

  1. The Stars Fell on Henrietta
  2. Tape
  3. Places in the Heart
  4. Life as a House
  5. A Civil Action
  6. The Indian Runner
  7. Philadelphia
  8. Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood
  9. Losing Isaiah
  10. Last Orders
  1. 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

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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

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  3. Places in the Heart

    Places in the Heart

    In central Texas in the 1930s, a widow, with two small children, tries to run her small 40-acre farm with the help of two disparate people.

    This movie, created by Robert Benton, Sally Field and Lindsay Crouse, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Directv and Hulu.

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  4. Life as a House

    Life as a House

    When a man is diagnosed with terminal cancer, he takes custody of his misanthropic teenage son, for whom quality time means getting high, engaging in small-time prostitution, and avoiding his father.

    This movie, created by Irwin Winkler, Kevin Kline and Kristin Scott Thomas, scores 7.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  5. A Civil Action

    A Civil Action

    The families of children who died, sue two companies for dumping toxic waste: a tort so expensive to prove, the case could bankrupt their lawyers.

    This movie, created by Steven Zaillian, John Travolta and Robert Duvall, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  6. The Indian Runner

    The Indian Runner

    A Vietnam vet comes home to his small town and finds himself in conflict with rules that his brother has vowed to uphold.

    This movie, created by Sean Penn, David Morse and Viggo Mortensen, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Hoopla and Tubi Tv.

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  7. Philadelphia

    Philadelphia

    When a man with HIV is fired by his law firm because of his condition, he hires a homophobic small time lawyer as the only willing advocate for a wrongful dismissal suit.

    This movie, created by Jonathan Demme, Tom Hanks and Denzel Washington, scores 7.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Directv and Fubotv.

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  8. Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood

    Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood

    After years of mother-daughter tension, Siddalee receives a scrapbook detailing the wild adventures of the "Ya-Yas", her mother's girlhood friends.

    This movie, created by Callie Khouri, Sandra Bullock and Ellen Burstyn, scores 6.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  9. Losing Isaiah

    Losing Isaiah

    The natural and adoptive mothers of a young boy are involved in a bitter, controversial custody battle.

    This movie, created by Stephen Gyllenhaal, Jessica Lange and Halle Berry, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  10. Last Orders

    Last Orders

    A group of old friends reminisce about their lives over the years after the death of one of their crew.

    This movie, created by Fred Schepisi, Michael Caine and Tom Courtenay, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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