18 Movies Like The French Dispatch (2021)

1 Best Sellers (2021) ★ 6.1

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A cranky, retired author reluctantly embarks on a final book tour to help out a young publisher.

2 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004) ★ 7.2

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When his partner is killed by the mysterious and possibly nonexistent Jaguar Shark, Steve Zissou (Bill Murray) and his Team Zissou crew set off for an expedition to hunt down the creature. Along with his estranged wife, a beautiful journalist and a co-pilot who could possibly be Zissou's son, the crew set off for one wild expedition.

3 Café Society (2016) ★ 6.6

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In the 1930s, a Bronx native moves to Hollywood and falls in love with a young woman who is seeing a married man.

4 Lost in Translation (2003) ★ 7.7

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A faded movie star and a neglected young woman form an unlikely bond after crossing paths in Tokyo.

5 Before Sunset (2004) ★ 8.1

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Nine years after Jesse and Celine first met, they encounter each other again on the French leg of Jesse's book tour.

6 The Darjeeling Limited (2007) ★ 7.2

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A year after their father's funeral, three brothers travel across India by train in an attempt to bond with each other.

7 Phantom Thread (2017) ★ 7.5

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In 1950s London, the famous couturier Reynolds Woodcock creates unique images for the royal family, movie stars, rich heiresses and socialites. The life of a genius changes radically with the arrival of the young willful Alma, who becomes his muse.

8 Lady Bird (2017) ★ 7.4

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

9 Isle of Dogs (2018) ★ 7.8

An outbreak of dog flu has spread through the city of Megasaki, Japan, and Mayor Kobayashi has demanded all dogs to be sent to Trash Island. On the island, a young boy named Atari sets out to find his lost dog, Spots, with the help of five other dogs... with many obstacles along the way.

10 A Rainy Day in New York (2019) ★ 6.5

A young couple arrives in New York for a weekend where they are met with bad weather and a series of adventures.

11 The Royal Tenenbaums (2001) ★ 7.6

The eccentric members of a dysfunctional family reluctantly gather under the same roof for various reasons.

12 Amélie (2001) ★ 8.3

Amélie is a story about a girl named Amélie whose childhood was suppressed by her Father's mistaken concerns of a heart defect. With these concerns Amélie gets hardly any real-life contact with other people. This leads Amélie to resort to her own fantastical world and dreams of love and beauty. She later on becomes a young woman and moves to the central part of Paris as a waitress. After finding a lost treasure belonging to the former occupant of her apartment, she decides to return it to him. After seeing his reaction and his new found perspective - she decides to devote her life to the people around her. Such as, her father who is obsessed with his garden-gnome, a failed writer, a hypochondriac, a man who stalks his ex girlfriends, the "ghost," a suppressed young soul, the love of her life and a man whose bones are as brittle as glass. But after consuming herself with these escapades - she finds out that she is disregarding her own life and damaging her quest for love. Amélie then discovers she must become more aggressive and take a hold of her life and capture the beauty of love she has always dreamed of.

13 Nightmare Alley (2021) ★ 7.1

A grifter working his way up from low-ranking carnival worker to lauded psychic medium matches wits with a psychiatrist bent on exposing him.

14 The Rum Diary (2011) ★ 6.1

American journalist Paul Kemp takes on a freelance job in Puerto Rico for a local newspaper during the 1960s and struggles to find a balance between island culture and the expatriates who live there.

15 The Devil Wears Prada (2006) ★ 6.9

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A smart but sensible new graduate lands a job as an assistant to Miranda Priestly, the demanding editor-in-chief of a high fashion magazine.

16 Hail, Caesar! (2016) ★ 6.3

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A Hollywood fixer in the 1950s works to keep the studio's stars in line.

17 Swiss Army Man (2016) ★ 6.9

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A hopeless man stranded on a deserted island befriends a dead body, and together they go on a surreal journey to get home.

18 The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) ★ 8.1

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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.

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