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20 Movies Like Requiem for a Dream (2000)

The Panic in Needle Park (1971) poster

1 The Panic in Needle Park (1971) ★ 7.0

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This movie is a stark portrayal of life among a group of heroin addicts who hang out in "Needle Park" in New York City. Played against this setting is a low-key love story between Bobby, a young addict and small-time hustler, and Helen, a homeless girl who finds in her relationship with Bobby the stability she craves. She becomes addicted too, and life goes downhill for them both as their addiction deepens, eventually leading to a series of betrayals. But, in spite of it all, the relationship between Bobby and Helen endures.
Uncut Gems (2019) poster

2 Uncut Gems (2019) ★ 7.4

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Howard Ratner (Adam Sandler) is a once successful New York gems dealer whose gambling addiction has left his family and career in shambles, and him hundreds of thousands in debt. Always looking for the next big bet, Howard thinks he finally hit it big when he discovers a rare uncut rock of Ethiopian gems, with a very interested high-profile buyer. But the closer Howard gets to finally winning big, the more he is forced to realize he can't keep running from the consequences of his actions.
Mulholland Drive (2001) poster

3 Mulholland Drive (2001) ★ 7.9

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After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesiac, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.
The Wrestler (2008) poster

4 The Wrestler (2008) ★ 7.9

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A faded professional wrestler must retire, but finds his quest for a new life outside the ring a dispiriting struggle.
Sid and Nancy (1986) poster

5 Sid and Nancy (1986) ★ 7.0

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Morbid biographical story of Sid Vicious, bassist with British punk group the Sex Pistols, and his girlfriend Nancy Spungen. When the Sex Pistols break up after their fateful US tour, Vicious attempts a solo career while in the grip of heroin addiction. One morning, Nancy is found stabbed to death and Sid is arrested for her murder.
Cape Fear (1991) poster

6 Cape Fear (1991) ★ 7.3

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A convicted rapist, released from prison after serving a fourteen-year sentence, stalks the family of the lawyer who originally defended him.
Girl, Interrupted (1999) poster

7 Girl, Interrupted (1999) ★ 7.3

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Based on writer Susanna Kaysen's account of her 18-month stay at a mental hospital in the late 1960s.
Beautiful Boy (2018) poster

8 Beautiful Boy (2018) ★ 7.3

Based on the best-selling pair of memoirs from father and son David and Nic Sheff, Beautiful Boy chronicles the heartbreaking and inspiring experience of survival, relapse and recovery in a family coping with addiction over many years.
Drugstore Cowboy (1989) poster

9 Drugstore Cowboy (1989) ★ 7.3

A group of drug users in the 1970's help finance their habit by robbing drug stores. Matt Dillon's character is very superstitious and eventually his luck runs out.

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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) poster

10 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) ★ 8.3

When their relationship turns sour, a couple undergoes a medical procedure to have each other erased from their memories.
Four Good Days (2020) poster

11 Four Good Days (2020) ★ 6.4

A mother helps her daughter work through four crucial days of recovery from substance abuse.
Revolutionary Road (2008) poster

12 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.
Black Swan (2010) poster

13 Black Swan (2010) ★ 8.0

A committed dancer struggles to maintain her sanity after winning the lead role in a production of Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake".
American Beauty (1999) poster

14 American Beauty (1999) ★ 8.4

A sexually frustrated suburban father has a mid-life crisis after becoming infatuated with his daughter's best friend.
Taxi Driver (1976) poster

15 Taxi Driver (1976) ★ 8.3

Is Taxi Driver (1976) similar to Requiem for a Dream (2000) film?

A mentally unstable veteran works as a nighttime taxi driver in New York City, where the perceived decadence and sleaze fuels his urge for violent action.

Taxi Driver (1976) is on #15 spot of movies related to Requiem for a Dream (2000). Taxi Driver (1976) was released in 1976, made by and has average rating 8.3 in 2022. Main stars of the Taxi Driver (1976) film are: Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Cybill Shepherd.

Leaving Las Vegas (1995) poster

16 Leaving Las Vegas (1995) ★ 7.5

Is Leaving Las Vegas (1995) similar to Requiem for a Dream (2000) film?

Because his wife left him and took his son with her, screenwriter Ben Sanderson has started drinking, a lot. He's getting more and more isolated and he troubles women in bars because he wants to have sex with them. When he gets fired, he decides to leave everything behind and move to Las Vegas and drink himself to death. In Las Vegas he meets Sera, a prostitute with some problems as well who he moves in with.

Leaving Las Vegas (1995) film was made by . Main stars of the movie: Nicolas Cage, Elisabeth Shue, Julian Sands. You can find Leaving Las Vegas (1995) in the the next genre categories: Drama, Romance and Leaving Las Vegas (1995) has average rating 7.5, according to Screench user votes.

Fatal Attraction (1987) poster

17 Fatal Attraction (1987) ★ 6.9

Is Fatal Attraction (1987) similar to Requiem for a Dream (2000) film?

A married man's one-night stand comes back to haunt him when that lover begins to stalk him and his family.
The Basketball Diaries (1995) poster

18 The Basketball Diaries (1995) ★ 7.3

Is The Basketball Diaries (1995) similar to Requiem for a Dream (2000) film?

A teenager finds his dreams of becoming a basketball star threatened after he free falls into the harrowing world of drug addiction.

The Basketball Diaries (1995) movie was filmed by as Director, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Lorraine Bracco, Marilyn Sokol. The Basketball Diaries (1995) belongs to the next genres: Biography, Crime, Drama and has average rating 7.3, according to user votes.

American Psycho (2000) poster

19 American Psycho (2000) ★ 7.6

Is American Psycho (2000) similar to Requiem for a Dream (2000) film?

A wealthy New York City investment banking executive, Patrick Bateman, hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he delves deeper into his violent, hedonistic fantasies.

American Psycho (2000) is one of the last movies similar to Requiem for a Dream (2000) and it was released in 2000. Christian Bale, Justin Theroux, Josh Lucas are the main stars of the film and it belongs to the next genres: Crime, Drama, Horror and has average user rating of 7.6 according to IMDB and Screench votes.

Trainspotting (1996) poster

20 Trainspotting (1996) ★ 8.1

Is Trainspotting (1996) similar to Requiem for a Dream (2000) film?

Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends.

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