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18 Movies Like 21 Grams (2003)

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1 Vanilla Sky (2001) ★ 6.9

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A self-indulgent and vain publishing magnate finds his privileged life upended after a vehicular accident with a resentful lover.
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2 The Beach (2000) ★ 6.6

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Garland's novel centers on a young nicotine-addicted traveler named Richard, an avid pop-culture buff with a particular love for video games and Vietnam War movies. While at a hotel in Bangkok, he finds a map left by his strange, whacked-out neighbor, who just committed suicide. The map supposedly leads to a legendary island paradise where some other wayward souls have settled.
The Life of David Gale (2003) poster

3 The Life of David Gale (2003) ★ 7.6

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David Gale is a man who has tried to live up to his principles, but, in a bizarre twist of fate, this devoted father, popular professor, and ardent opponent of the death penalty finds himself on death row for the murder of activist Constance Harraway. Three days before his execution, Gale agrees to be interviewed by reporter Bitsy Bloom.

But the journalist soon realizes that her involvement in this case will not be limited to one interview and that a man's life is in her hands. Putting her own safety on the line, she begins to investigate the horrific events surrounding Constance's death.

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4 Dogville (2003) ★ 8.0

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Late one night, a beautiful and well-dressed young woman, Grace (Nicole Kidman), arrives in the mountainous old mining town of Dogville as a fugitive; following the sound of gunshots in the distance which have been heard by Tom (Paul Bettany), the self-appointed moral spokesman for the town. Persuaded by Tom, the town agree to hide Grace, and in return she freely helps the locals. However, when the Sheriff from a neighbouring town posts a Missing notice, advertising a reward for revealing her whereabouts, the townsfolk require a better deal from Grace, in return for their silence; and when the Sheriff returns some weeks later with a Wanted poster, even though the citizens know her to be innocent of the false charges against her, the town's sense of goodness takes a sinister turn and the price of Grace's freedom becomes a workload and treatment akin to that of a slave. But Grace has a deadly secret that the townsfolk will eventually encounter.
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5 The Game (1997) ★ 7.7

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Nicholas Van Orton is a very wealthy San Francisco banker, but he is an absolute loner, even spending his birthday alone. In the year of his 48th birthday (the age his father committed suicide) his brother Conrad, who has gone long ago and surrendered to addictions of all kinds, suddenly returns and gives Nicholas a card giving him entry to unusual entertainment provided by something called Consumer Recreation Services (CRS). Giving in to curiosity, Nicholas visits CRS and all kinds of weird and bad things start to happen to him.
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6 Mystic River (2003) ★ 7.9

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The lives of three men who were childhood friends are shattered when one of them has a family tragedy.
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7 Proof (2005) ★ 6.7

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The daughter of a brilliant but mentally disturbed mathematician, recently deceased, tries to come to grips with her possible inheritance: his insanity. Complicating matters are one of her father's ex-students, who wants to search...
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8 The Place Beyond the Pines (2012) ★ 7.3

A motorcycle stunt rider turns to robbing banks as a way to provide for his lover and their newborn child, a decision that puts him on a collision course with an ambitious rookie cop navigating a department ruled by a corrupt dete...
Monster (2003) poster

9 Monster (2003) ★ 7.3

Based on the life of Aileen Wuornos, a Daytona Beach prostitute who became a serial killer.

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10 Biutiful (2010) ★ 7.4

Uxbal, single father of two children, finds his life in chaos as he is forced to deal with his life in order to escape the heat of crime in underground Barcelona, to break with the love for the divorced, manic depressive, abusive mother of his children and to regain spiritual insight in his life as he is diagnosed with terminal cancer.
Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007) poster

11 Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007) ★ 7.3

Needing extra cash, two brothers conspire to pull off the perfect, victimless crime. No guns, no violence, no problem. But when an accomplice ignores the rules and crosses the line, his actions trigger a series of events in which no one is left unscathed.
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12 Crash (2004) ★ 7.8

Over a thirty-six hour period in Los Angeles, a handful of disparate people's lives intertwine as they deal with the tense race relations that belie life in the city. Among the players are: the Caucasian district attorney, who uses race as a political card; his Caucasian wife, who, having recently been carjacked by two black men, believes that her stereotypical views of non-whites is justified and cannot be considered racism; the two black carjackers who use their race both to their advantage and as an excuse; partnered Caucasian police constables, one who is a racist and uses his authority to harass non-whites, and the other who hates his partner because of those racist views, but who may have the same underlying values in his subconscious; a black film director and his black wife, who believes her husband doesn't support their black background enough, especially in light of an incident with the racist white cop; partnered police detectives and sometimes lovers, one Hispanic female and the other black male, the latter who is dealing with a drugged out mother that feels he isn't concerned enough about taking care of family; an East Asian man who is run over but who is hiding some valuable cargo in the back of his van; a Persian store owner, who feels he isn't getting satisfaction from American society when his store is robbed time and time again; and a Hispanic locksmith, who just wants to keep his family, especially his young daughter, safe in a seemingly unsafe world.
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13 Fracture (2007) ★ 7.2

An attorney intending on climbing the career ladder toward success finds an unlikely opponent in a manipulative criminal he is trying to prosecute.
Traffic (2000) poster

14 Traffic (2000) ★ 7.6

A conservative judge is appointed by the President to spearhead America's escalating war against drugs, only to discover that his teenage daughter is a crack addict. Two DEA agents protect an informant. A jailed drug baron's wife ...
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15 Birdman (2014) ★ 7.7

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A washed-up superhero actor attempts to revive his fading career by writing, directing, and starring in a Broadway production.

Birdman (2014) is on #15 spot of movies related to 21 Grams (2003). Birdman (2014) was released in 2014, made by and has average rating 7.7 in 2022. Main stars of the Birdman (2014) film are: Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton.

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16 Promising Young Woman (2020) ★ 7.5

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Cassandra used to go to university and had great promise, but now she lives with her parents and works in a coffee shop. She hides from her family the fact that in the evenings she visits bars and other places of entertainment, where, pretending to be very drunk, she preys on men who are voracious and defenseless. By taking out her anger on the opposite sex, Cassandra avenges her college years.

Promising Young Woman (2020) film was made by . Main stars of the movie: Carey Mulligan, Bo Burnham, Alison Brie. You can find Promising Young Woman (2020) in the the next genre categories: Crime, Drama, Thriller and Promising Young Woman (2020) has average rating 7.5, according to Screench user votes.

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17 Motherless Brooklyn (2019) ★ 6.8

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Lionel Essrog, a lonely private detective with Tourette's syndrome, decides to begin investigating the murder of his mentor and only friend, Frank Minna. He has only a few leads and the power of a mind obsessed with the task at hand to unravel the tangle of carefully concealed secrets that keep the balance of power in New York itself. His investigation takes him to the jazz clubs of Harlem, where gin runs in rivers, the dangerous slums of Brooklyn, and even the gilded halls of the metropolis' political elite. He challenges gangsters, corruption, and the most dangerous man in town to clear his friend's name and save the woman who might save himself.

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18 Babel (2006) ★ 7.5

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Tragedy strikes a married couple on vacation in the Moroccan desert, touching off an interlocking story involving four different families.

Babel (2006) movie was filmed by as Director, starring Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Gael García Bernal. Babel (2006) belongs to the next genres: Drama and has average rating 7.5, according to user votes.

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