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17 Movies Like Manchester by the Sea (2016)

Moonlight (2016) poster

1 Moonlight (2016) ★ 7.4

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A young African-American man grapples with his identity and sexuality while experiencing the everyday struggles of childhood, adolescence, and burgeoning adulthood.
Dallas Buyers Club (2013) poster

2 Dallas Buyers Club (2013) ★ 8.0

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In 1985 Dallas, electrician and hustler Ron Woodroof works around the system to help AIDS patients get the medication they need after he is diagnosed with the disease.
Fences (2016) poster

3 Fences (2016) ★ 7.2

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A former baseball player of African-American descent, now picking up trash from the streets of Pittsburgh, struggles to provide for his family in 1950s America, where the racial question is still an open one.

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017) poster

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

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A mother personally challenges the local authorities to solve her daughter's murder when they fail to catch the culprit.
Spotlight (2015) poster

5 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.
You Can Count on Me (2000) poster

6 You Can Count on Me (2000) ★ 7.5

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A single mother's life is thrown into turmoil after her struggling, rarely seen younger brother returns to town.
Reign Over Me (2007) poster

7 Reign Over Me (2007) ★ 7.4

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A man who lost his family in the September 11 attack on New York City runs into his old college roommate. Rekindling the friendship is the one thing that appears able to help the man recover from his grief.
Short Term 12 (2013) poster

8 Short Term 12 (2013) ★ 7.9

A 20-something supervising staff member of a residential treatment facility navigates the troubled waters of that world alongside her co-worker and longtime boyfriend.
Ordinary People (1980) poster

9 Ordinary People (1980) ★ 7.7

Beth, Calvin, and their son Conrad are living in the aftermath of the death of the other son. Conrad is overcome by grief and misplaced guilt to the extent of a suicide attempt. He is in therapy. Beth had always preferred his brother and is having difficulty being supportive to Conrad. Calvin is trapped between the two trying to hold the family together.

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Birdman (2014) poster

10 Birdman (2014) ★ 7.7

A washed-up superhero actor attempts to revive his fading career by writing, directing, and starring in a Broadway production.
Lion (2016) poster

11 Lion (2016) ★ 8.0

Saru, a boy from the slums, was lost at the age of five. The story of the surprising twists and turns of his fate and the search for his family.

Demolition (2015) poster

12 Demolition (2015) ★ 7.0

A successful investment banker struggles after losing his wife in a tragic car crash. With the help of a customer service rep and her young son, he starts to rebuild, beginning with the demolition of the life he once knew.
Marriage Story (2019) poster

13 Marriage Story (2019) ★ 7.9

MARRIAGE STORY is Academy Award nominated filmmaker Noah Baumbach's incisive and compassionate look at a marriage breaking up and a family staying together. The film stars Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver. Laura Dern, Alan Alda, and Ray Liotta co-star.
Revolutionary Road (2008) poster

14 Revolutionary Road (2008) ★ 7.3

It's 1955. Frank and April Wheeler, are in the 'seven year itch' of their marriage; they're not happy. April has forgone her dream of being an actress, and Frank hates his job. One day, April suggests they move to Paris as a means to rejuvenate their life.
Rabbit Hole (2010) poster

15 Rabbit Hole (2010) ★ 7.0

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Life for a happy couple is turned upside down after their young son dies in an accident.

Rabbit Hole (2010) is on #15 spot of movies related to Manchester by the Sea (2016). Rabbit Hole (2010) was released in 2010, made by John Cameron Mitchell and has average rating 7.0 in 2022. Main stars of the Rabbit Hole (2010) film are: Nicole Kidman, Aaron Eckhart, Dianne Wiest.

The Beaver (2011) poster

16 The Beaver (2011) ★ 6.6

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Walter Black ('Mel Gibson') is depressed and sleeps most of the day. It's driving his family crazy, and his wife Meredith (Jodie Foster) kicks him out. Walter starts carrying a beaver puppet and tries to commit suicide (unsuccessfully). He uses the puppet to talk to himself, trying to bolster his spirits, and is trying to rebuild his life. Through the beaver, the family begins to learn about Walter's history and problems, and as he continues rebuilding, the beaver shows us all a way to cope.

The Beaver (2011) film was made by . Main stars of the movie: Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster, Anton Yelchin. You can find The Beaver (2011) in the the next genre categories: Drama and The Beaver (2011) has average rating 6.6, according to Screench user votes.

Sound of Metal (2019) poster

17 Sound of Metal (2019) ★ 7.7

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A heavy-metal drummer's life is thrown into freefall when he begins to lose his hearing.

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