20 Movies Like Dallas Buyers Club

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Milk

Milk
Milk
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 83/100
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Runtime: 128 min
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Awards: Won 2 Oscars. 66 wins & 145 nominations total
Writer: Dustin Lance Black
Actors: Sean Penn, Josh Brolin, Emile Hirsch
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Milk movie is a biographical drama that follows the life of Harvey Milk, the first openly gay elected official in California. It depicts his political career and activism in the fight for LGBTQ+ rights, ultimately leading to his assassination in 1978.

Philadelphia

Philadelphia
Philadelphia
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 81%
Metacritic: 66/100
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Runtime: 125 min
Genre: Drama
Awards: Won 2 Oscars. 20 wins & 23 nominations total
Writer: Ron Nyswaner
Actors: Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Roberta Maxwell
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Philadelphia movie is a legal drama that follows a lawyer with AIDS who sues his former law firm for wrongful termination, while also exploring themes of discrimination and homophobia in the workplace.

Boys Don’t Cry

Boys Don't Cry
Boys Don't Cry
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 90%
Metacritic: 86/100
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Runtime: 118 min
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 50 wins & 39 nominations total
Writer: Kimberly Peirce, Andy Bienen
Actors: Hilary Swank, Chloë Sevigny, Peter Sarsgaard
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Boys Don’t Cry” is a drama film based on the true story of Brandon Teena, a transgender man who navigates love and identity in a small Nebraska town. The movie explores themes of gender, sexuality, and the tragic consequences of prejudice and ignorance.

The Normal Heart

The Normal Heart
The Normal Heart
Internet Movie Database: 7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
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Runtime: 132 min
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Awards: Won 2 Primetime Emmys. 29 wins & 55 nominations total
Writer: Larry Kramer, Ryan Murphy
Actors: Mark Ruffalo, Jonathan Groff, Frank De Julio
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Normal Heart is a drama film that depicts the early years of the HIV/AIDS crisis in New York City during the 1980s. It follows a writer and activist as he fights to raise awareness and combat the indifference surrounding the epidemic.

A Single Man

A Single Man
A Single Man
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 86%
Metacritic: 77/100
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Runtime: 99 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 39 wins & 59 nominations total
Writer: Christopher Isherwood, Tom Ford, David Scearce
Actors: Colin Firth, Julianne Moore, Matthew Goode
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United States
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“A Single Man” is a film adaptation of Christopher Isherwood’s novel, following a day in the life of George Falconer, a gay English professor mourning the death of his partner in 1960s Los Angeles. Through a series of encounters and memories, George navigates his grief and reflects on the complexities of love, loss, and the pursuit of happiness.

The Hours

The Hours
The Hours
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 79%
Metacritic: 80/100
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Runtime: 110 min
Genre: Drama, Romance
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 43 wins & 126 nominations total
Writer: Michael Cunningham, David Hare
Actors: Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman, Julianne Moore
Language: English
Country: United States, United Kingdom, France, Canada, Germany
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“The Hours” is a drama film that intertwines the lives of three women from different eras, Virginia Woolf, a depressed writer in 1920s England, Laura Brown, a discontented housewife in 1950s Los Angeles, and Clarissa Vaughan, a modern-day New Yorker planning a party for her friend. The film explores themes of identity, sacrifice, and the pursuit of happiness as these women navigate their own personal struggles and search for meaning in their lives.

Capote

Capote
Capote
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 89%
Metacritic: 88/100
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Runtime: 114 min
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 59 wins & 89 nominations total
Writer: Dan Futterman, Gerald Clarke
Actors: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Clifton Collins Jr., Catherine Keener
Language: English
Country: United States, Canada
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The Capote movie is a biographical drama that explores the life of Truman Capote, focusing on his research and writing process for his true crime novel “In Cold Blood.” It delves into his complex relationship with one of the murderers and the emotional toll the project takes on him.

Brokeback Mountain

Brokeback Mountain
Brokeback Mountain
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 88%
Metacritic: 87/100
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Runtime: 134 min
Genre: Drama, Romance
Awards: Won 3 Oscars. 141 wins & 133 nominations total
Writer: Annie Proulx, Larry McMurtry, Diana Ossana
Actors: Jake Gyllenhaal, Heath Ledger, Michelle Williams
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United States, Canada
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“Brokeback Mountain” is a film about the secret and passionate love affair between two cowboys, Ennis Del Mar and Jack Twist, which spans over two decades and explores the challenges and sacrifices they face in a society that is intolerant of their relationship.”

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 struggles with societal expectations in a rough Miami neighborhood. The film explores themes of self-discovery, love, and acceptance through three pivotal stages of Chiron’s life.

Carol

Carol
Carol
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Metacritic: 94/100
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Runtime: 118 min
Genre: Drama, Romance
Awards: Nominated for 6 Oscars. 75 wins & 254 nominations total
Writer: Phyllis Nagy, Patricia Highsmith
Actors: Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Sarah Paulson
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, United States, Australia
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The movie “Carol” is a romantic drama set in the 1950s, following the love affair between a young photographer and an older woman going through a divorce, as they navigate societal expectations and personal desires.

Pride

Pride
Pride
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 79/100
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Runtime: 119 min
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Awards: Won 1 BAFTA Award10 wins & 25 nominations total
Writer: Stephen Beresford
Actors: Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton, Dominic West
Language: English, Welsh
Country: United Kingdom, France, United States
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The Pride movie is about a group of LGBTQ+ activists who form an alliance with striking miners in 1984 UK, in a show of solidarity and support, challenging societal norms and prejudices. It portrays the unlikely bond that forms between these two communities as they fight for their rights and against oppression.

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 biographical drama that follows the story of Alan Turing, a brilliant mathematician, as he leads a team to crack the Enigma code during World War II, ultimately helping to bring an end to the war. The movie also explores Turing’s personal struggles and the injustice he faced due to his homosexuality.

12 Years a Slave

12 Years a Slave
12 Years a Slave
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Metacritic: 96/100
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Runtime: 134 min
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Awards: Won 3 Oscars. 243 wins & 337 nominations total
Writer: John Ridley, Solomon Northup
Actors: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Kenneth Williams, Michael Fassbender
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“12 Years a Slave” is a historical drama based on the true story of Solomon Northup, a free African-American man who is kidnapped and sold into slavery in the pre-Civil War United States. The film follows his harrowing journey as he endures years of brutal treatment, while never giving up hope of regaining his freedom.

Still Alice

Still Alice
Still Alice
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 85%
Metacritic: 72/100
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Runtime: 101 min
Genre: Drama
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 34 wins & 35 nominations total
Writer: Richard Glatzer, Wash Westmoreland, Lisa Genova
Actors: Julianne Moore, Alec Baldwin, Kristen Stewart
Language: English
Country: United States, United Kingdom, France
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“Still Alice” is a film about a renowned linguistics professor, Alice Howland, who is diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease and her journey as she navigates the challenges of the illness while trying to maintain her identity and relationships.”

The Danish Girl

The Danish Girl
The Danish Girl
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 66%
Metacritic: 66/100
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Runtime: 119 min
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 31 wins & 80 nominations total
Writer: Lucinda Coxon, David Ebershoff
Actors: Eddie Redmayne, Alicia Vikander, Amber Heard
Language: English, French, German, Ukrainian
Country: United Kingdom, United States, Germany, Denmark, Belgium, Japan
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“The Danish Girl” is a biographical drama based on the true story of Lili Elbe, one of the first known recipients of gender confirmation surgery. The film explores Lili’s journey of self-discovery and her relationship with her wife as she embraces her true identity as a transgender woman.

Blue Is the Warmest Color

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“Blue Is the Warmest Color” is a coming-of-age drama that follows the passionate and tumultuous relationship between two young women, exploring themes of love, sexuality, and self-discovery. The film delves into their intense emotional connection and the challenges they face as they navigate societal expectations and personal identity.

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

The Perks of Being a Wallflower
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Internet Movie Database: 7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 85%
Metacritic: 67/100
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Runtime: 103 min
Genre: Drama
Awards: 19 wins & 51 nominations
Writer: Stephen Chbosky
Actors: Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, Ezra Miller
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Perks of Being a Wallflower” is a coming-of-age drama film about a socially awkward high school freshman named Charlie who navigates friendship, love, and mental health struggles with the help of two older students, Sam and Patrick. Through a series of letters, Charlie shares his experiences and personal growth as he learns to embrace his true self and find his place in the world.

Monster

Monster
Monster
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 82%
Metacritic: 74/100
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Runtime: 109 min
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 31 wins & 26 nominations total
Writer: Patty Jenkins
Actors: Charlize Theron, Christina Ricci, Bruce Dern
Language: English
Country: United States, Germany
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“Monster” is a 2003 crime drama film based on the true story of Aileen Wuornos, a prostitute turned serial killer. The movie explores her descent into murder and the subsequent trial that follows.

Transamerica

Transamerica
Transamerica
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 77%
Metacritic: 66/100
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Runtime: 103 min
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 32 wins & 26 nominations total
Writer: Duncan Tucker
Actors: Felicity Huffman, Kevin Zegers, Fionnula Flanagan
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United States
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“Transamerica” is a comedy-drama film about a transgender woman named Bree who embarks on a road trip with her long-lost son Toby, as they both navigate their personal journeys of self-discovery and acceptance.”

Beginners

Beginners
Beginners
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 86%
Metacritic: 81/100
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Runtime: 105 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 36 wins & 30 nominations total
Writer: Mike Mills
Actors: Ewan McGregor, Christopher Plummer, Mélanie Laurent
Language: English, French
Country: United States
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“Beginners” is a heartfelt film that explores themes of love, loss, and personal growth. It tells the story of Oliver, who, after the death of his father, discovers that his dad had come out as gay at the age of 75, prompting Oliver to reflect on his own relationships and embrace a new perspective on life.

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