20 Movies Like Heaven Knows What

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Good Time

Good Time
Good Time
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
Metacritic: 80/100
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Runtime: 102 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: 6 wins & 47 nominations
Writer: Ronald Bronstein, Josh Safdie
Actors: Robert Pattinson, Benny Safdie, Jennifer Jason Leigh
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Good Time” is a crime thriller about a desperate man named Connie who embarks on a chaotic and dangerous journey through New York City’s criminal underworld to save his mentally impaired brother after a bank robbery goes wrong.”

Uncut Gems

Uncut Gems
Uncut Gems
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
Metacritic: 91/100
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Runtime: 135 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: 28 wins & 94 nominations
Writer: Ronald Bronstein, Josh Safdie, Benny Safdie
Actors: Adam Sandler, Julia Fox, Idina Menzel
Language: English, Hebrew
Country: United States
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“Uncut Gems” is a high-stakes thriller that follows a charismatic New York City jeweler, Howard Ratner, as he navigates a chaotic world of bets, debts, and dangerous adversaries while desperately trying to secure a valuable gem to pay off his mounting debts.”

Requiem for a Dream

Requiem for a Dream
Requiem for a Dream
Internet Movie Database: 8.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 78%
Metacritic: 71/100
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Runtime: 102 min
Genre: Drama
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 37 wins & 69 nominations total
Writer: Hubert Selby Jr., Darren Aronofsky
Actors: Ellen Burstyn, Jared Leto, Jennifer Connelly
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Requiem for a Dream” is a harrowing drama that follows the lives of four individuals as their dreams spiral into addiction and despair. The film explores the devastating consequences of drug abuse, highlighting the destructive power it holds over their relationships, ambitions, and overall well-being.

Trainspotting

Trainspotting
Trainspotting
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 90%
Metacritic: 83/100
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Runtime: 93 min
Genre: Drama
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 23 wins & 35 nominations total
Writer: Irvine Welsh, John Hodge
Actors: Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“Trainspotting” is a darkly comedic drama that follows a group of heroin addicts in Edinburgh, Scotland as they navigate the highs and lows of addiction, friendship, and survival. The film explores themes of rebellion, disillusionment, and the destructive allure of drugs.

Kids

Kids
Kids
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 46%
Metacritic: 63/100
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Runtime: 91 min
Genre: Drama
Awards: 1 win & 5 nominations
Writer: Harmony Korine, Larry Clark
Actors: Leo Fitzpatrick, Justin Pierce, Chloë Sevigny
Language: Spanish, English
Country: United States
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The Kids movie is about a group of adventurous children who embark on a magical journey to save their town from an evil villain. Along the way, they learn valuable lessons about friendship, courage, and the power of imagination.

Gummo

Gummo
Gummo
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 38%
Metacritic: 19/100
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Runtime: 89 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Awards: 4 wins & 2 nominations
Writer: Harmony Korine
Actors: Nick Sutton, Jacob Sewell, Lara Tosh
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Gummo” is a 1997 American art film directed by Harmony Korine. The film follows the lives of various residents in a small, impoverished town in Ohio, exploring themes of isolation, poverty, and the destructive behaviors of its characters.

American Honey

American Honey
American Honey
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 80%
Metacritic: 80/100
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Runtime: 163 min
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Awards: Nominated for 1 BAFTA Award13 wins & 43 nominations total
Writer: Andrea Arnold, Ian Urbina
Actors: Sasha Lane, Shia LaBeouf, Riley Keough
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“American Honey” is a coming-of-age drama film about a teenage girl who joins a group of traveling magazine sellers and embarks on a journey of self-discovery across the American Midwest. Along the way, she navigates love, freedom, and the complexities of adulthood.

The Florida Project

The Florida Project
The Florida Project
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
Metacritic: 92/100
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Runtime: 111 min
Genre: Drama
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 66 wins & 132 nominations total
Writer: Sean Baker, Chris Bergoch
Actors: Brooklynn Prince, Bria Vinaite, Willem Dafoe
Language: English, Spanish, Portuguese
Country: United States
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“The Florida Project” is a film that follows the daily struggles and adventures of a precocious six-year-old girl named Moonee and her friends, as they live in the shadow of Disney World in a budget motel in Florida. The movie explores themes of childhood innocence, poverty, and the resilience of the human spirit.

Spring Breakers

Spring Breakers
Spring Breakers
Internet Movie Database: 5.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 68%
Metacritic: 63/100
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Runtime: 94 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: 14 wins & 34 nominations
Writer: Harmony Korine
Actors: Vanessa Hudgens, Selena Gomez, Ashley Benson
Language: English
Country: United States, France
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“Spring Breakers” is a crime drama film that follows four college girls who rob a restaurant to fund their spring break trip. They find themselves entangled with a dangerous drug dealer, leading to a spiral of violence and chaos.

The Bling Ring

The Bling Ring
The Bling Ring
Internet Movie Database: 5.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 60%
Metacritic: 66/100
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Runtime: 90 min
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Awards: 4 wins & 7 nominations
Writer: Sofia Coppola, Nancy Jo Sales
Actors: Katie Chang, Israel Broussard, Emma Watson
Language: English
Country: United States, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Japan
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“The Bling Ring” is a film based on real events, following a group of fame-obsessed teenagers who track the whereabouts of celebrities in order to break into their homes and steal their possessions. The movie explores themes of materialism, obsession, and the allure of celebrity culture.

Fish Tank

Fish Tank
Fish Tank
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
Metacritic: 81/100
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Runtime: 123 min
Genre: Drama
Awards: Won 1 BAFTA Award21 wins & 30 nominations total
Writer: Andrea Arnold
Actors: Katie Jarvis, Michael Fassbender, Kierston Wareing
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, Netherlands
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The Fish Tank movie is a coming-of-age drama that follows a 15-year-old girl named Mia as she navigates her troubled home life and forms a bond with her mother’s new boyfriend, leading to a transformative journey of self-discovery and rebellion.

Enter the Void

Enter the Void
Enter the Void
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 73%
Metacritic: 69/100
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Runtime: 161 min
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Awards: 4 wins & 8 nominations
Writer: Gaspar Noé, Lucile Hadzihalilovic
Actors: Nathaniel Brown, Paz de la Huerta, Cyril Roy
Language: English, Japanese
Country: France, Germany, Italy, Canada, Japan
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“Enter the Void” is a psychedelic drama film that follows the journey of a young drug dealer in Tokyo who is killed and continues to experience the world from a disembodied, hallucinatory perspective, exploring themes of life, death, and the afterlife.”

Drugstore Cowboy

Drugstore Cowboy
Drugstore Cowboy
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 97%
Metacritic: 82/100
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Runtime: 101 min
Genre: Crime, Drama
Awards: 12 wins & 11 nominations
Writer: James Fogle, Gus Van Sant, Daniel Yost
Actors: Matt Dillon, Kelly Lynch, James Le Gros
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Drugstore Cowboy” is a 1989 drama film that follows the story of a group of drug addicts in the Pacific Northwest who rob pharmacies to support their addiction. The film explores their struggles with addiction, the consequences of their actions, and their attempts to escape the cycle of drug abuse.

The Basketball Diaries

The Basketball Diaries
The Basketball Diaries
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 47%
Metacritic: 46/100
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Runtime: 102 min
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Awards: 1 win & 2 nominations
Writer: Jim Carroll, Bryan Goluboff
Actors: Leonardo DiCaprio, Lorraine Bracco, Marilyn Sokol
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Basketball Diaries is a film based on the memoir of Jim Carroll, a talented high school basketball player who descends into drug addiction. It explores his struggles with addiction, crime, and redemption in a gritty and raw portrayal of his life.”

Buffalo ’66

Buffalo '66
Buffalo '66
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 77%
Metacritic: 68/100
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Runtime: 110 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Awards: 6 wins & 11 nominations
Writer: Vincent Gallo, Alison Bagnall
Actors: Vincent Gallo, Christina Ricci, Ben Gazzara
Language: English
Country: United States, Canada
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“Buffalo ’66” is a dark comedy-drama film about a recently released prisoner who kidnaps a young woman and forces her to pose as his wife in order to impress his dysfunctional family. As their unconventional relationship unfolds, they both find solace and healing in unexpected ways.”

The Panic in Needle Park

The Panic in Needle Park
The Panic in Needle Park
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 80%
Metacritic: 74/100
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Runtime: 110 min
Genre: Drama
Awards: 1 win & 1 nomination
Writer: James Mills, Joan Didion, John Gregory Dunne
Actors: Al Pacino, Kitty Winn, Alan Vint
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Panic in Needle Park” is a 1971 drama film that follows the lives of two heroin addicts, Bobby and Helen, as they navigate their destructive relationship and struggle with addiction in New York City’s notorious Needle Park. The film explores the harsh realities of drug addiction, desperation, and the devastating consequences it has on individuals and their relationships.

Kids Return

Kids Return
Kids Return
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 100%
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Runtime: 107 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport
Awards: 14 wins & 2 nominations
Writer: Takeshi Kitano
Actors: Ken Kaneko, Masanobu Andô, Leo Morimoto
Language: Japanese
Country: Japan
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“Kids Return” is a Japanese film that follows the lives of two high school dropouts who pursue different paths: one becomes a boxer, while the other becomes a yakuza. The movie explores themes of friendship, dreams, and the consequences of choices made in youth.

The Wackness

The Wackness
The Wackness
Internet Movie Database: 6.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 71%
Metacritic: 61/100
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Runtime: 99 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Awards: 4 wins & 4 nominations
Writer: Jonathan Levine
Actors: Josh Peck, Ben Kingsley, Olivia Thirlby
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“The Wackness is a coming-of-age drama set in 1994 New York City, following a teenage drug dealer who forms an unlikely friendship with his therapist while navigating love, loss, and self-discovery.”

Candy

Candy
Candy
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 47%
Metacritic: 57/100
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Runtime: 108 min
Genre: Drama, Romance
Awards: 6 wins & 17 nominations
Writer: Luke Davies, Neil Armfield
Actors: Heath Ledger, Abbie Cornish, Geoffrey Rush
Language: English
Country: Australia
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The Candy movie is a drama-comedy about a young woman named Candy who spirals into drug addiction and struggles to find her way back to a normal life. It explores the dark realities of addiction and the impact it has on relationships and personal growth.

A Scanner Darkly

A Scanner Darkly
A Scanner Darkly
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 68%
Metacritic: 73/100
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Runtime: 100 min
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Crime
Awards: 4 wins & 21 nominations
Writer: Philip K. Dick, Richard Linklater
Actors: Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder, Robert Downey Jr.
Language: English
Country: United States
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“A Scanner Darkly” is a dystopian science fiction film about an undercover cop who becomes addicted to a dangerous drug while investigating a drug ring. As he loses his grip on reality, he struggles to maintain his identity and uncover the truth.

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