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17 Movies Like Birdman (2014)

Danny Collins (2015) poster

1 Danny Collins (2015) ★ 7.0

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Inspired by a true story, Al Pacino stars as aging 1970s rocker Danny Collins, who can't give up his hard-living ways. But when his manager (Christopher Plummer) uncovers a 40 year-old undelivered letter written to him by John Lennon, he decides to change course and embarks on a heartfelt journey to rediscover his family, find true love and begin a second act.
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2 Black Swan (2010) ★ 8.0

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A committed dancer struggles to maintain her sanity after winning the lead role in a production of Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake".
Carnage (2011) poster

3 Carnage (2011) ★ 7.1

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In New York's Brooklyn Bridge park, eleven year old Zachary strikes his eleven year old classmate Ethan. The boy's parents learn of the fight and meet to deal with the incident. Although the meeting starts civilized, it quickly degenerates after an unfortunate incident, and soon, their meeting is not only about their boys' fight, but also the couple's fitness as parents,
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4 Celebrity (1998) ★ 6.3

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New York City. Forty year old Lee Simon, a critically panned two time novelist who works as a travel writer (a job he hates) to earn a steady living, tells his shocked wife of sixteen years, English teacher Robin Simon, that he wants a divorce. Although he had not been happy with Robin for some time, she who he feels is a bundle of Catholic repressions and neuroses especially when it comes to sex, Lee finally came to the conclusion about wanting a divorce upon attending his high school reunion and seeing a roomful of losers, he believing he turning into one of them if he didn't make a drastic change. He gets a job working as a journalist for an entertainment magazine, while he writes screenplays on the side, he believing the latter a good stepping stone to finishing his third novel if the screenplays works out. The journalist job includes conducting interviews with celebrities, not only to who he can pedal his completed screenplay, but also what he quickly learns to who he has easy access to an abundance of sex with the "beautiful people". Regardless, Lee enters into a relationship with Bonnie, a publishing house story editor who encourages him to complete that novel, which she truly believes will be better than the first two if only due to maturity. Meanwhile, Robin, who is not taking the divorce well, is convalescing at a Catholic retreat before she, with the support of her friends Jan and Cheryl, decides what next to do with her life, she believing that returning to teaching not the answer. During her search, Robin unexpectedly stumbles onto her own connection with celebrity when she meets television producer Tony Gardella, who hires her to be a production assistant with his company. Lee and Robin's resulting stories take them in two different directions, one toward and the other away from the true happiness that was absent from their marriage.
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5 Whiplash (2014) ★ 8.5

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A promising young drummer enrolls at a cut-throat music conservatory where his dreams of greatness are mentored by an instructor who will stop at nothing to realize a student's potential.
Fight Club (1999) poster

6 Fight Club (1999) ★ 8.8

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An insomniac office worker and a devil-may-care soap maker form an underground fight club that evolves into much more.
Being John Malkovich (1999) poster

7 Being John Malkovich (1999) ★ 7.8

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A puppeteer discovers a portal that leads literally into the head of movie star John Malkovich.
American Hustle (2013) poster

8 American Hustle (2013) ★ 7.2

A con man, Irving Rosenfeld, along with his seductive partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for a wild F.B.I. Agent, Richie DiMaso, who pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and the Mafia.
Babel (2006) poster

9 Babel (2006) ★ 7.5

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

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Synecdoche, New York (2008) poster

10 Synecdoche, New York (2008) ★ 7.5

A theatre director struggles with his work, and the women in his life, as he creates a life-size replica of New York City inside a warehouse as part of his new play.
Manchester by the Sea (2016) poster

11 Manchester by the Sea (2016) ★ 7.8

An unsociable and self-absorbed Lee works as a locksmith in an apartment building. One day he learns that his older brother has died and that Lee has been appointed guardian of his 16-year-old nephew in his will.
The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) poster

12 The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) ★ 8.1

A writer encounters the owner of an aging high-class hotel, who tells him of his early years serving as a lobby boy in the hotel's glorious years under an exceptional concierge.
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017) poster

13 Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017) ★ 8.1

A mother personally challenges the local authorities to solve her daughter's murder when they fail to catch the culprit.
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14 Pain and Glory (2019) ★ 7.5

The protagonist of "Pain and Glory" was at the decline of his career. The man involuntarily looks back into the past, and a stream of vivid memories falls upon him. He recalls such moments from his youth as tender feelings for his mother, love and separation, the search for happiness and success. All this leads the master of cinema to important thoughts about life and art, because this is the most important thing for him.
The King of Comedy (1982) poster

15 The King of Comedy (1982) ★ 7.8

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Rupert Pupkin is obsessed with becoming a comedy great. However, when he confronts his idol, talk show host Jerry Langford, with a plea to perform on the Jerry's show, he is only given the run-around. He does not give up, however, but persists in stalking Jerry until he gets what he wants. Eventually he must team up with his psychotic Langford-obsessed friend Masha to kidnap the talk show host in hopes of finally getting to perform his stand-up routine.

The King of Comedy (1982) is on #15 spot of movies related to Birdman (2014). The King of Comedy (1982) was released in 1982, made by Martin Scorsese and has average rating 7.8 in 2022. Main stars of the The King of Comedy (1982) film are: Robert De Niro, Jerry Lewis, Diahnne Abbott.

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16 All That Jazz (1979) ★ 7.8

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Director/choreographer Bob Fosse tells his own life story as he details the sordid career of Joe Gideon, a womanizing, drug-using dancer.

All That Jazz (1979) film was made by . Main stars of the movie: Roy Scheider, Jessica Lange, Ann Reinking. You can find All That Jazz (1979) in the the next genre categories: Drama, Music, Musical and All That Jazz (1979) has average rating 7.8, according to Screench user votes.

Spotlight (2015) poster

17 Spotlight (2015) ★ 8.1

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The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core.

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