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17 Movies Like The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (2019)

Skater Girl (2021) poster

1 Skater Girl (2021) ★ 6.7

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A young girl from the Indian countryside loves skateboarding. Her hobby changes her life completely. She dreams of competing in competitions, but she has a tough road ahead of her.
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2 The Professor and the Madman (2019) ★ 7.2

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Professor James Murray begins work compiling words for the first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary in the mid-19th century, and receives over 10,000 entries from a patient at Broadmoor Criminal Lunatic Asylum, Dr. William M...
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3 The Banker (2020) ★ 7.3

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In the 1960s two African-American entrepreneurs hire a working-class white man to pretend to be the head of their business empire while they pose as a janitor and chauffeur.
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4 Slumdog Millionaire (2008) ★ 8.0

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A Mumbai teenager reflects on his life after being accused of cheating on the Indian version of "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?".
The Man Who Knew Infinity (2015) poster

5 The Man Who Knew Infinity (2015) ★ 7.2

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In the 1910s, Srinivasa Ramanujan is a man of boundless intelligence that even the abject poverty of his home in Madras, India, cannot crush. Eventually, his stellar intelligence in mathematics and his boundless confidence in both attract the attention of the noted British mathematics professor, G.H. Hardy, who invites him to further develop his computations at Trinity College at Cambridge. Forced to leave his young wife, Janaki, behind, Ramanujan finds himself in a land where both his largely intuitive mathematical theories and his cultural values run headlong into both the stringent academic requirements of his school and mentor and the prejudiced realities of a Britain heading into World War One. Facing this with a family back home determined to keep him from his wife and his own declining health, Ramanujan joins with Hardy in a mutual struggle that would define Ramanujan as one of India's greatest modern scholars who broke more than one barrier in his worlds.
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6 The Blind Side (2009) ★ 7.6

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A wealthy white family takes in a fat, illiterate homeless black teenager and helps him become a sports star and go to university.

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7 Blood Diamond (2006) ★ 8.0

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A fisherman, a smuggler, and a syndicate of businessmen match wits over the possession of a priceless diamond.
William and the Windmill (2013) poster

8 William and the Windmill (2013) ★ 7.1

William Kamkwamba, a young Malawian, builds a power-generating windmill from junk parts to rescue his family from famine, transforming his life and catapulting him on to the the world stage. His fame and success lead him to new opportunities and complex choices about his future, distancing him from the life he once knew.
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013) poster

9 Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013) ★ 7.1

A chronicle of Nelson Mandela's life journey from his childhood in a rural village through to his inauguration as the first democratically elected president of South Africa.

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10 Machuca (2004) ★ 7.7

Santiago, capital of Chile during the Marxist government of elected, highly controversial president Salvador Allende. Father McEnroe supports his leftist views by introducing a program at the prestigious "collegio" (Catholic prep school) St. Patrick to allow free admission of some proletarian kids. One of them is Pedro Machuca, slum-raised son of the cleaning lady in Gonzalo Infante's liberal-bourgeois home. Yet the new classmates become buddies, paradoxically protesting together as Gonzalo gets adopted by Pedro's slum family and gang. But the adults spoil that too, not in the least when general Pinochet's coup ousts Allende, and supporters such as McEnroe.
12 Years a Slave (2013) poster

11 12 Years a Slave (2013) ★ 8.1

In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.
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12 Hidden Figures (2016) ★ 7.8

The story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program.
The Pursuit of Happyness (2006) poster

13 The Pursuit of Happyness (2006) ★ 8.0

Chris Gardner is a single father. Raising a five-year-old son, Chris struggles to make sure the child grows up happy. Working as a salesman, he cannot pay his rent and they are evicted.

Finding himself on the street, but unwilling to give up, the father takes a job as an intern at a brokerage company, expecting to get a professional position. Only during the internship he will not receive any money, and the internship lasts 6 months...

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14 A Beautiful Mind (2001) ★ 8.2

From world fame to sinful depths, John Forbes Nash, Jr. A mathematical genius, at the dawn of his career he did titanic work in game theory that turned that branch of mathematics upside down and practically brought him international fame.

However, literally at the same time, the arrogant and successful with women Nash receives a stroke of fate that turns his own life upside down.

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15 Daens (1992) ★ 7.6

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In the 1890s, Father Adolf Daens goes to Aalst, a textile town where child labor is rife, pay and working conditions are horrible, the poor have no vote, and the Catholic church backs the petite bourgeoisie in oppressing workers. He writes a few columns for the Catholic paper, and soon workers are listening and the powerful are in an uproar. He's expelled from the Catholic party, so he starts the Christian Democrats and is elected to Parliament. After Rome disciplines him, he must choose between two callings, as priest and as champion of workers. In subplots, a courageous young woman falls in love with a socialist and survives a shop foreman's rape; children die; prelates play billiards.

Daens (1992) is on #15 spot of movies related to The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (2019). Daens (1992) was released in 1992, made by Stijn Coninx and has average rating 7.6 in 2022. Main stars of the Daens (1992) film are: Jan Decleir, Gérard Desarthe, Antje de Boeck.

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16 Lion (2016) ★ 8.0

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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.

Lion (2016) film was made by . Main stars of the movie: Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, Rooney Mara. You can find Lion (2016) in the the next genre categories: Biography, Drama and Lion (2016) has average rating 8.0, according to Screench user votes.

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17 The Good Lie (2014) ★ 7.4

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A group of Sudanese refugees, given the chance to resettle in the U.S., arrive in Kansas City, Missouri, where their encounter with an employment agency counselor forever changes all of their lives.

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