20 Movies Like Birdman

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Whiplash

Whiplash
Whiplash
Internet Movie Database: 8.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Metacritic: 89/100
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Runtime: 106 min
Genre: Drama, Music
Awards: Won 3 Oscars. 98 wins & 144 nominations total
Writer: Damien Chazelle
Actors: Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons, Melissa Benoist
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Whiplash” is a gripping drama that follows a talented young jazz drummer and his intense relationship with an abusive music instructor as they push each other to their limits in pursuit of greatness. The film explores themes of obsession, ambition, and the sacrifices one must make to achieve excellence.

Black Swan

Black Swan
Black Swan
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 85%
Metacritic: 79/100
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Runtime: 108 min
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 97 wins & 279 nominations total
Writer: Mark Heyman, Andres Heinz, John J. McLaughlin
Actors: Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Vincent Cassel
Language: English, French, Italian
Country: United States
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The Black Swan movie is a psychological thriller that follows a ballerina’s descent into madness as she prepares for the lead role in Swan Lake. As she becomes increasingly consumed by her pursuit of perfection, her dark and fragile alter ego begins to emerge, blurring the line between reality and fantasy.

The Wrestler

The Wrestler
The Wrestler
Internet Movie Database: 7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 98%
Metacritic: 80/100
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Runtime: 109 min
Genre: Drama, Sport
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 58 wins & 93 nominations total
Writer: Robert Siegel
Actors: Mickey Rourke, Marisa Tomei, Evan Rachel Wood
Language: English
Country: United States, France
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“The Wrestler” is a film about an aging professional wrestler named Randy “The Ram” Robinson, who struggles with the decline of his career, personal relationships, and his own health as he attempts to make a comeback in the wrestling world.”

La La Land

La La Land
La La Land
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
Metacritic: 94/100
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Runtime: 128 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Awards: Won 6 Oscars. 241 wins & 307 nominations total
Writer: Damien Chazelle
Actors: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Rosemarie DeWitt
Language: English, Cantonese
Country: United States, Hong Kong
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“La La Land” is a romantic musical film that follows the story of Mia, an aspiring actress, and Sebastian, a jazz musician, as they pursue their dreams in Los Angeles. Their paths intertwine and they embark on a passionate love affair, but they must face the challenges and sacrifices that come with their ambitions.

The Artist

The Artist
The Artist
Internet Movie Database: 7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Metacritic: 89/100
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Runtime: 100 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Awards: Won 5 Oscars. 162 wins & 204 nominations total
Writer: Michel Hazanavicius
Actors: Jean Dujardin, Bérénice Bejo, John Goodman
Language: English, French
Country: France, Belgium, United States
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The Artist is a silent black-and-white film set in the 1920s that tells the story of a silent film star struggling to adapt to the transition of cinema into talkies, while a young actress rises to stardom. It explores themes of love, fame, and the impact of technological advancements on the entertainment industry.

Synecdoche, New York

Synecdoche, New York
Synecdoche, New York
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 69%
Metacritic: 67/100
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Runtime: 124 min
Genre: Drama
Awards: 8 wins & 29 nominations
Writer: Charlie Kaufman
Actors: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Samantha Morton, Michelle Williams
Language: English, German
Country: United States
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“Synecdoche, New York” is a surreal drama that follows a theater director who creates a life-size replica of New York City inside a warehouse, blurring the lines between reality and fiction as he becomes consumed by his own artistic ambitions and existential questions.”

The Truman Show

The Truman Show
The Truman Show
Internet Movie Database: 8.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Metacritic: 90/100
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Runtime: 103 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 3 Oscars. 40 wins & 69 nominations total
Writer: Andrew Niccol
Actors: Jim Carrey, Ed Harris, Laura Linney
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Truman Show is about a man named Truman Burbank who unknowingly lives his entire life inside a massive television set, with his every move and interaction being broadcasted to the world. As Truman begins to question his reality, he embarks on a journey to uncover the truth and escape the fabricated world he has always known.”

Synecdoche, New York

Synecdoche, New York
Synecdoche, New York
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 69%
Metacritic: 67/100
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Runtime: 124 min
Genre: Drama
Awards: 8 wins & 29 nominations
Writer: Charlie Kaufman
Actors: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Samantha Morton, Michelle Williams
Language: English, German
Country: United States
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“Synecdoche, New York” is a surrealistic drama in which a theater director, plagued by illness and existential crisis, creates a massive replica of New York City inside a warehouse to stage a play about his own life, blurring the boundaries between reality and fiction. As the project spirals out of control, he becomes lost in a labyrinth of his own creation, exploring themes of identity, mortality, and the nature of art.

Inception

Inception
Inception
Internet Movie Database: 8.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 87%
Metacritic: 74/100
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Runtime: 148 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Awards: Won 4 Oscars. 159 wins & 220 nominations total
Writer: Christopher Nolan
Actors: Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Elliot Page
Language: English, Japanese, French
Country: United States, United Kingdom
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Inception is a science fiction thriller film that follows a skilled thief who enters people’s dreams to steal information. However, he is tasked with a dangerous mission of planting an idea in someone’s mind instead of stealing, leading to a complex and mind-bending journey through various dream levels.

American Beauty

American Beauty
American Beauty
Internet Movie Database: 8.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 87%
Metacritic: 84/100
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Runtime: 122 min
Genre: Drama
Awards: Won 5 Oscars. 112 wins & 102 nominations total
Writer: Alan Ball
Actors: Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Thora Birch
Language: English
Country: United States
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“American Beauty” is a darkly comedic drama that explores the disillusionment and hidden desires of a suburban family, as the film delves into themes of beauty, identity, and the pursuit of happiness, ultimately leading to a shocking and tragic conclusion.

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Internet Movie Database: 8.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 89/100
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Runtime: 108 min
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 73 wins & 111 nominations total
Writer: Charlie Kaufman, Michel Gondry, Pierre Bismuth
Actors: Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet, Tom Wilkinson
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” is a science fiction romantic drama that follows a couple, Joel and Clementine, who decide to erase all memories of their failed relationship. As the memories are being erased, Joel realizes that he doesn’t want to forget and attempts to hide the memories of Clementine within his own mind.

Adaptation

Adaptation
Adaptation
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Runtime: 90 min
Genre: Documentary, Action
Awards: N/A
Writer: Jake Thomas
Actors: Christian Bagg, Cole Bernier, Rob Buren
Language: English
Country: Canada
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“Adaptation” is a film about a struggling screenwriter named Charlie Kaufman who is tasked with adapting a non-fiction book into a screenplay. As he tries to navigate the challenges of the adaptation process, he becomes increasingly consumed by his own personal and creative struggles.

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 psychological drama that follows the lives of four individuals as their dreams and addictions spiral out of control, leading to devastating consequences. The film explores themes of addiction, obsession, and the pursuit of happiness in a haunting and harrowing manner.

Fight Club

Fight Club
Fight Club
Internet Movie Database: 8.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 80%
Metacritic: 67/100
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Runtime: 139 min
Genre: Drama
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 12 wins & 38 nominations total
Writer: Chuck Palahniuk, Jim Uhls
Actors: Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Meat Loaf
Language: English
Country: Germany, United States
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“Fight Club” is a film about an insomniac office worker who forms an underground fight club as a form of rebellion against consumerism and a search for personal identity, which eventually spirals out of control into an anarchist movement.”

The Grand Budapest Hotel

The Grand Budapest Hotel
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 88/100
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Runtime: 99 min
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Awards: Won 4 Oscars. 135 wins & 226 nominations total
Writer: Stefan Zweig, Wes Anderson, Hugo Guinness
Actors: Ralph Fiennes, F. Murray Abraham, Mathieu Amalric
Language: English, French, German
Country: United States, Germany
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“The Grand Budapest Hotel” is a whimsical film that follows the adventures of a legendary concierge and his young protégé as they navigate a series of misadventures, including a stolen painting and a murder, all set against the backdrop of a fictional Eastern European hotel in the 1930s.

The Social Network

The Social Network
The Social Network
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
Metacritic: 95/100
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Runtime: 120 min
Genre: Biography, Drama
Awards: Won 3 Oscars. 173 wins & 187 nominations total
Writer: Aaron Sorkin, Ben Mezrich
Actors: Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield, Justin Timberlake
Language: English, French
Country: United States
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“The Social Network” is a film that depicts the origin and rise of Facebook, highlighting the complex relationships and legal battles between its co-founders Mark Zuckerberg and Eduardo Saverin. It explores themes of ambition, betrayal, and the impact of social media on society.

The Shape of Water

The Shape of Water
The Shape of Water
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 87/100
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Runtime: 123 min
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Awards: Won 4 Oscars. 137 wins & 350 nominations total
Writer: Guillermo del Toro, Vanessa Taylor
Actors: Sally Hawkins, Octavia Spencer, Michael Shannon
Language: English, American Sign , Russian, French
Country: United States, Mexico
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“The Shape of Water” is a fantasy drama film set in the Cold War era, where a mute janitor forms a unique bond with a mysterious amphibious creature being held captive in a government laboratory, ultimately leading to a heartfelt and unconventional love story.

Her

Her
Her
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Metacritic: 91/100
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Runtime: 126 min
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 83 wins & 186 nominations total
Writer: Spike Jonze
Actors: Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, Scarlett Johansson
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Her” is a science-fiction romance film about a lonely writer who develops a relationship with an advanced artificial intelligence operating system, exploring themes of love, connection, and the complexities of human emotions in a technologically advanced society.

Moonlight

Moonlight
Moonlight
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 98%
Metacritic: 99/100
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Runtime: 111 min
Genre: Drama
Awards: Won 3 Oscars. 233 wins & 309 nominations total
Writer: Barry Jenkins, Tarell Alvin McCraney
Actors: Mahershala Ali, Naomie Harris, Trevante Rhodes
Language: English
Country: United States
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Moonlight is a coming-of-age drama that follows the life of a young, African-American man named Chiron as he navigates his identity, sexuality, and relationships in a rough neighborhood of Miami. The film explores themes of self-discovery, masculinity, and the power of human connection.

The Favourite

The Favourite
The Favourite
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 91/100
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Runtime: 119 min
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 186 wins & 355 nominations total
Writer: Deborah Davis, Tony McNamara
Actors: Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz
Language: English
Country: Ireland, United Kingdom, United States
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“The Favourite” is a historical drama that follows the power struggle between two cousins, Sarah Churchill and Abigail Masham, as they vie for the attention and favor of Queen Anne in 18th century England. The film explores themes of manipulation, loyalty, and the complexities of relationships within the backdrop of royal politics.

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