20 Movies Like A Good Person

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A Beautiful Mind

A Beautiful Mind
A Beautiful Mind
Internet Movie Database: 8.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 74%
Metacritic: 72/100
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Runtime: 135 min
Genre: Biography, Drama, Mystery
Awards: Won 4 Oscars. 37 wins & 69 nominations total
Writer: Akiva Goldsman, Sylvia Nasar
Actors: Russell Crowe, Ed Harris, Jennifer Connelly
Language: English
Country: United States
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“A Beautiful Mind” is a biographical drama film that tells the story of John Nash, a brilliant mathematician who struggles with schizophrenia. The movie explores his journey as he navigates his mental illness while making groundbreaking contributions to the field of mathematics.

The Pursuit of Happyness

The Pursuit of Happyness
The Pursuit of Happyness
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 67%
Metacritic: 64/100
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Runtime: 117 min
Genre: Biography, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 12 wins & 26 nominations total
Writer: Steve Conrad
Actors: Will Smith, Thandiwe Newton, Jaden Smith
Language: English, Cantonese
Country: United States
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“The Pursuit of Happyness” is a biographical drama film based on the true story of Chris Gardner, a struggling salesman who becomes homeless with his young son. Despite facing numerous challenges, Gardner’s determination and perseverance lead him on a journey of self-discovery and eventual success.

The Blind Side

The Blind Side
The Blind Side
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 66%
Metacritic: 53/100
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Runtime: 129 min
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 9 wins & 30 nominations total
Writer: John Lee Hancock, Michael Lewis
Actors: Quinton Aaron, Sandra Bullock, Tim McGraw
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Blind Side” is a biographical sports drama film that tells the true story of Michael Oher, a homeless and underprivileged teenager who is taken in by a wealthy family and ultimately becomes a successful professional football player. The movie explores themes of family, compassion, and the transformative power of opportunity.

The Help

The Help
The Help
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 76%
Metacritic: 62/100
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Runtime: 146 min
Genre: Drama
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 79 wins & 121 nominations total
Writer: Tate Taylor, Kathryn Stockett
Actors: Viola Davis, Emma Stone, Octavia Spencer
Language: English
Country: United States, India
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“The Help” is a movie set in the 1960s that follows the story of a young aspiring writer who decides to document the experiences of African American maids working in white households in Mississippi. Through their stories, she exposes the racial discrimination and inequality prevalent in the era while forming unlikely friendships and inspiring change.

Pay It Forward

Pay It Forward
Pay It Forward
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 39%
Metacritic: 40/100
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Runtime: 123 min
Genre: Drama
Awards: 1 win & 4 nominations
Writer: Catherine Ryan Hyde, Leslie Dixon
Actors: Kevin Spacey, Haley Joel Osment, Helen Hunt
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Pay It Forward” is a movie about a young boy who creates a movement where acts of kindness are done for others without expecting anything in return. Through his idea, he hopes to create a chain reaction of goodwill that will ultimately change the world.

Freedom Writers

Freedom Writers
Freedom Writers
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 70%
Metacritic: 64/100
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Runtime: 123 min
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Awards: 2 wins & 1 nomination
Writer: Richard LaGravenese, Freedom Writers, Erin Gruwell
Actors: Hilary Swank, Imelda Staunton, Patrick Dempsey
Language: English, Spanish
Country: Germany, United States
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The Freedom Writers movie is based on the true story of a teacher, Erin Gruwell, who inspires her racially diverse students to overcome their struggles and find hope through the power of writing. Through their shared experiences and personal growth, they learn to break free from the cycle of violence and poverty in their lives.

The Green Mile

The Green Mile
The Green Mile
Internet Movie Database: 8.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 79%
Metacritic: 61/100
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Runtime: 189 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Awards: Nominated for 4 Oscars. 15 wins & 37 nominations total
Writer: Stephen King, Frank Darabont
Actors: Tom Hanks, Michael Clarke Duncan, David Morse
Language: English, French
Country: United States
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“The Green Mile” is a film adaptation of Stephen King’s novel, set in a Louisiana prison during the 1930s. It follows the story of a death row corrections officer who forms an unlikely bond with a gentle giant inmate with supernatural abilities.

Patch Adams

Patch Adams
Patch Adams
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 21%
Metacritic: 25/100
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Runtime: 115 min
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 1 win & 8 nominations total
Writer: Patch Adams, Maureen Mylander, Steve Oedekerk
Actors: Robin Williams, Daniel London, Monica Potter
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Patch Adams movie is based on the true story of a medical student named Hunter “Patch” Adams who believes in the power of humor and compassion in healing. He challenges the traditional medical system by using unconventional methods to treat patients, emphasizing the importance of human connection and joy in the healing process.

Dead Poets Society

Dead Poets Society
Dead Poets Society
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 84%
Metacritic: 79/100
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Runtime: 128 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 20 wins & 19 nominations total
Writer: Tom Schulman
Actors: Robin Williams, Robert Sean Leonard, Ethan Hawke
Language: English, Latin
Country: United States
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“Dead Poets Society” is a coming-of-age film that follows an English teacher who inspires his students to embrace poetry and seize the day, challenging the traditional values and expectations of their strict boarding school. Through his unconventional teaching methods, the teacher encourages the boys to think independently and pursue their passions, ultimately leading to both personal growth and tragic consequences.

Good Will Hunting

Good Will Hunting
Good Will Hunting
Internet Movie Database: 8.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 97%
Metacritic: 70/100
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Runtime: 126 min
Genre: Drama, Romance
Awards: Won 2 Oscars. 24 wins & 61 nominations total
Writer: Matt Damon, Ben Affleck
Actors: Robin Williams, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Good Will Hunting” is a film about a brilliant but troubled young janitor named Will Hunting, who has a gift for mathematics. With the help of a compassionate therapist, he must confront his past and overcome his emotional barriers to reach his full potential.

The Shawshank Redemption

The Shawshank Redemption
The Shawshank Redemption
Internet Movie Database: 9.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
Metacritic: 82/100
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Runtime: 142 min
Genre: Drama
Awards: Nominated for 7 Oscars. 21 wins & 42 nominations total
Writer: Stephen King, Frank Darabont
Actors: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Shawshank Redemption” is a film about a banker named Andy Dufresne who is wrongfully convicted of murder and sentenced to life in Shawshank State Penitentiary. While imprisoned, he forms a deep friendship with a fellow inmate named Red and uses his intelligence to navigate the harsh realities of prison life while working towards his ultimate goal of freedom.

The Bucket List

The Bucket List
The Bucket List
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 41%
Metacritic: 42/100
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Runtime: 97 min
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Awards: 3 wins & 4 nominations
Writer: Justin Zackham
Actors: Jack Nicholson, Morgan Freeman, Sean Hayes
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Bucket List” is a comedy-drama film about two terminally ill men who embark on a journey to fulfill their personal desires and complete a list of things they want to do before they die, forming an unlikely friendship along the way.

The Intouchables

The Intouchables
The Intouchables
Internet Movie Database: 8.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 76%
Metacritic: 57/100
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Runtime: 112 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 1 BAFTA Award38 wins & 40 nominations total
Writer: Olivier Nakache, Éric Toledano, Philippe Pozzo di Borgo
Actors: François Cluzet, Omar Sy, Anne Le Ny
Language: French, English
Country: France
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The Intouchables is a French comedy-drama film based on a true story, following the unlikely friendship between a wealthy quadriplegic man and his ex-convict caretaker, as they both learn to find joy and purpose in life together.

The Soloist

The Soloist
The Soloist
Internet Movie Database: 6.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 56%
Metacritic: 61/100
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Runtime: 117 min
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Awards: 1 win & 3 nominations
Writer: Susannah Grant, Steve Lopez
Actors: Jamie Foxx, Robert Downey Jr., Catherine Keener
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, France, United States
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“The Soloist” is a film based on a true story about a journalist who befriends a homeless musician with schizophrenia and helps him navigate the challenges of his mental illness while showcasing his extraordinary talent.”

The Theory of Everything

The Theory of Everything
The Theory of Everything
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 80%
Metacritic: 71/100
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Runtime: 123 min
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 25 wins & 126 nominations total
Writer: Anthony McCarten, Jane Hawking
Actors: Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, Tom Prior
Language: English, French, Ukrainian
Country: United Kingdom, Japan
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The Theory of Everything is a biographical drama film that portrays the life of renowned physicist Stephen Hawking, chronicling his early years as a brilliant student at Cambridge University, his groundbreaking work in the field of theoretical physics, and his struggle with motor neuron disease. The film focuses on Hawking’s relationship with his first wife, Jane, and their journey through his physical decline and the challenges they faced together.

The Imitation Game

The Imitation Game
The Imitation Game
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 90%
Metacritic: 71/100
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Runtime: 114 min
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 49 wins & 165 nominations total
Writer: Graham Moore, Andrew Hodges
Actors: Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode
Language: English, German
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“The Imitation Game” is a film based on the true story of mathematician Alan Turing, who led a team of codebreakers during World War II to decipher the Enigma machine used by the Germans. The movie explores Turing’s personal struggles and his groundbreaking work that helped shorten the war and lay the foundation for modern computing.

Dallas Buyers Club

Dallas Buyers Club
Dallas Buyers Club
Internet Movie Database: 7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 77/100
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Runtime: 117 min
Genre: Biography, Drama
Awards: Won 3 Oscars. 84 wins & 87 nominations total
Writer: Craig Borten, Melisa Wallack
Actors: Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner, Jared Leto
Language: English, Japanese
Country: United States
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The Dallas Buyers Club is a biographical drama that follows the story of Ron Woodroof, an AIDS patient who starts smuggling and selling unapproved drugs to fellow patients during the height of the epidemic in the 1980s. He forms the Dallas Buyers Club, providing alternative treatments and fighting against the medical establishment and pharmaceutical companies.

The Fault in Our Stars

The Fault in Our Stars
The Fault in Our Stars
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 81%
Metacritic: 69/100
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Runtime: 126 min
Genre: Drama, Romance
Awards: 23 wins & 18 nominations
Writer: Scott Neustadter, Michael H. Weber, John Green
Actors: Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Nat Wolff
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Fault in Our Stars is a movie about two teenagers, Hazel and Gus, who fall in love while dealing with their respective battles against cancer. Together, they embark on a journey of love, friendship, and self-discovery, navigating the complexities of life and mortality.

Silver Linings Playbook

Silver Linings Playbook
Silver Linings Playbook
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 81/100
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Runtime: 122 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 89 wins & 148 nominations total
Writer: David O. Russell, Matthew Quick
Actors: Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro
Language: English, Hindi
Country: United States
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“Silver Linings Playbook” is a romantic comedy-drama about a man with bipolar disorder who forms an unexpected bond with a young widow as they navigate their own personal struggles and find solace in each other’s company.”

The King’s Speech

The King's Speech
The King's Speech
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Metacritic: 88/100
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Runtime: 118 min
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Awards: Won 4 Oscars. 108 wins & 206 nominations total
Writer: David Seidler
Actors: Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“The King’s Speech” is a historical drama about King George VI of Britain who struggles with a severe stammer and seeks the help of a speech therapist to overcome his speech impediment in order to lead his country during World War II. The film explores the unlikely friendship and journey of self-discovery between the king and his speech therapist.

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