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20 Movies Like Stand by Me (1986)

The Kings of Summer (2013) poster

1 The Kings of Summer (2013) ★ 7.1

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Three teenage friends, in the ultimate act of independence, decide to spend their summer building a house in the woods and living off the land.
Dead Poets Society (1989) poster

2 Dead Poets Society (1989) ★ 8.1

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Maverick teacher John Keating uses poetry to embolden his boarding school students to new heights of self-expression.
Misery (1990) poster

3 Misery (1990) ★ 7.8

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After a famous author is rescued from a car crash by a fan of his novels, he comes to realize that the care he is receiving is only the beginning of a nightmare of captivity and abuse.
The Breakfast Club (1985) poster

4 The Breakfast Club (1985) ★ 7.8

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Five high school students meet in Saturday detention and discover how they have a lot more in common than they thought.
The Goonies (1985) poster

5 The Goonies (1985) ★ 7.7

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A group of young misfits called The Goonies discover an ancient map and set out on an adventure to find a legendary pirate's long-lost treasure.
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6 Mud (2012) ★ 7.4

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Two young boys encounter a fugitive and form a pact to help him evade the vigilantes that are on his trail and to reunite him with his true love.
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7 King Jack (2015) ★ 6.9

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An underprivileged teenager bonds with his young cousin while facing off against a vicious bully.
The Cure (1995) poster

8 The Cure (1995) ★ 7.7

Erik, a loner, finds a friend in Dexter, an eleven-year-old boy with AIDS. They vow to find a cure for AIDS together and save Dexter's life in an eventful summer.
Pet Sematary (2019) poster

9 Pet Sematary (2019) ★ 5.7

Dr. Louis Creed and his wife, Rachel, relocate from Boston to rural Maine with their two young children. The couple soon discover a mysterious burial ground hidden deep in the woods near their new home.

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Into the Wild (2007) poster

10 Into the Wild (2007) ★ 8.1

After graduating from Emory University, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Along the way, Christopher encounters a series of characters that shape his life.
Platoon (1986) poster

11 Platoon (1986) ★ 8.1

Chris Taylor, a neophyte recruit in Vietnam, finds himself caught in a battle of wills between two sergeants, one good and the other evil. A shrewd examination of the brutality of war and the duality of man in conflict.
When Harry Met Sally... (1989) poster

12 When Harry Met Sally... (1989) ★ 7.6

Harry and Sally have known each other for years, and are very good friends, but they fear sex would ruin the friendship.
Rain Man (1988) poster

13 Rain Man (1988) ★ 8.0

After a selfish L.A. yuppie learns his estranged father left a fortune to an autistic-savant brother in Ohio that he didn't know existed, he absconds with his brother and sets out across the country, hoping to gain a larger inheritance.
Edward Scissorhands (1990) poster

14 Edward Scissorhands (1990) ★ 7.9

An artificial man, who was incompletely constructed and has scissors for hands, leads a solitary life. Then one day, a suburban lady meets him and introduces him to her world.
Good Will Hunting (1997) poster

15 Good Will Hunting (1997) ★ 8.3

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Will Hunting, a janitor at M.I.T., has a gift for mathematics, but needs help from a psychologist to find direction in his life.

Good Will Hunting (1997) is on #15 spot of movies related to Stand by Me (1986). Good Will Hunting (1997) was released in 1997, made by and has average rating 8.3 in 2022. Main stars of the Good Will Hunting (1997) film are: Robin Williams, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck.

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16 The Outsiders (1983) ★ 7.1

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The rivalry between two gangs, the poor Greasers and the rich Socs, only heats up when one gang member kills a member of the other.

The Outsiders (1983) film was made by . Main stars of the movie: C. Thomas Howell, Matt Dillon, Ralph Macchio. You can find The Outsiders (1983) in the the next genre categories: Crime, Drama and The Outsiders (1983) has average rating 7.1, according to Screench user votes.

Tomorrow Will Be Better (2010) poster

17 Tomorrow Will Be Better (2010) ★ 7.1

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Three young boys, who live on the mean streets of Ukraine, embark on an journey to cross the border into Poland.
My Girl (1991) poster

18 My Girl (1991) ★ 6.9

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A young girl, on the threshold of her teen years, finds her life turning upside down, when she is accompanied by an unlikely friend.

My Girl (1991) movie was filmed by as Director, starring Anna Chlumsky, Macaulay Culkin, Dan Aykroyd. My Girl (1991) belongs to the next genres: Comedy, Drama, Family and has average rating 6.9, according to user votes.

The Bucket List (2007) poster

19 The Bucket List (2007) ★ 7.4

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Two terminally ill men escape from a cancer ward and head off on a road trip with a wish list of to-dos before they die.

The Bucket List (2007) is one of the last movies similar to Stand by Me (1986) and it was released in 2007. Morgan Freeman are the main stars of the film and it belongs to the next genres: Adventure, Comedy, Drama and has average user rating of 7.4 according to IMDB and Screench votes.

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20 Lady Bird (2017) ★ 7.4

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In 2002, an artistically inclined seventeen-year-old girl comes of age in Sacramento, California.

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