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18 Movies Like Waves (2019)

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1 Honey Boy (2019) ★ 7.2

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A young actor's stormy childhood and early adult years as he struggles to reconcile with his father and deal with his mental health.
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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.
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3 Monos (2019) ★ 6.9

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Teenage commandos perform military training exercises by day and indulge in youthful hedonism by night, an unconventional family bound together under a shadowy force know only as The Organization. After an ambush drives the squadron into the jungle, both the mission and the intricate bonds between the group begin to disintegrate.
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4 The Report (2019) ★ 7.2

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Idealistic Senate staffer Daniel J. Jones, tasked by his boss to lead an investigation into the CIA's post 9/11 Detention and Interrogation Program, uncovers shocking secrets.
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5 A Hidden Life (2019) ★ 7.4

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Based on real events, A Hidden Life is the story of an unsung hero, Bl. Franz Jägerstätter, who refused to fight for the Nazis in World War II. When the Austrian peasant farmer is faced with the threat of execution for treason, it is his unwavering faith and his love for his wife, Fani, and children that keeps his spirit alive.
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6 The Farewell (2019) ★ 7.5

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A headstrong Chinese-American woman returns to China when her beloved grandmother is diagnosed with terminal cancer. Billi struggles with her family's decision to keep grandma in the dark about her own illness as they all stage an impromptu wedding to see grandma one last time.
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7 Midnight Sun (2018) ★ 6.6

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At night, 17-year-old Cathy composes beautiful songs to her guitar, while during the day she is forced to hide in the darkness: her delicate skin cannot stand the sunlight. But one midnight Katie meets Charlie, a cheerful guy with a charming smile. Sudden and passionate love brightens up the life of a sick girl. And now, for the sake of her lover, she is ready to burn in the light of a crazy.
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8 The Glass Castle (2017) ★ 7.1

A young woman reflects on her unconventional upbringing at the hands of her artsy, nonconformist parents, which sometimes resulted in the family living in poverty. Now engaged to a man who works in finance in New York, she faces criticism from her parents that she's betrayed their values.
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9 Fences (2016) ★ 7.2

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.

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10 Eighth Grade (2018) ★ 7.4

Kayla Day, a shy eighth grader who struggles to make friends but also posts videos about self-confidence on the Internet for her online followers. She is not confident in real life and often feels that everyone hates her as they can't see behind "the camera." Kayla soon learns that it's important to be yourself when dealing with friendships because if someone likes you now after seeing your mask then maybe there will still love left over from before!
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11 Endless Love (2014) ★ 6.3

He is no angel, a tall, cocky guy who is obsessed with cars. She is a model student, a blond beauty from a rich family. Their love is forbidden, and therefore doubly desirable. Passion burns them to the ground and throws them into the abyss.
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12 Thirteen (2003) ★ 6.8

13-year old Tracy is trying to fit in at school, but makes a mistake when she befriends the new girl Evie. The two introduce each other into their own world of sex, drugs and cash. However it's not long before this attitude takes its toll on her family and friends; ultimately leaving them all hurt beyond repair.
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13 Ben Is Back (2018) ★ 6.7

Follows the charming yet troubled Ben Burns (Hedges), who returns home to his unsuspecting family one fateful Christmas Eve. Ben's wary mother Holly Burns (Roberts) welcomes her beloved son's return, but soon learns he is still very much in harm's way. During the 24 hours that may change their lives forever, Holly must do everything in her power to avoid the family's downfall.
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14 Gifted (2017) ★ 7.6

Frank, a single man raising his child prodigy niece Mary, is drawn into a custody battle with his mother.
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15 Krisha (2015) ★ 7.1

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After a long decade of total estrangement, grizzled Aunt Krisha shows up at her sister's home one fine Thanksgiving morning. Swearing she's got her act together now, Krisha is desperate to re-enter the family circle; however, wounded Krisha has deeply hurt people in the past. As a result, as her beloved ones greet her with a volatile mix of sympathy and wariness, right from the start, a corrosive undercurrent of silent discomfort permeates the multi-generational gathering. But Krisha is determined to let nothing stand in the way of reconciliation, so, without a second thought, she undertakes the crucial, risky task of cooking the turkey: her big chance to build a bridge. As heat caresses the turkey's crisp brown skin, wary glances and private conversations ratchet up the tension, and painful secrets come to light. Is the family's lost lamb ready to make up for lost time?

Krisha (2015) is on #15 spot of movies related to Waves (2019). Krisha (2015) was released in 2015, made by Trey Edward Shults and has average rating 7.1 in 2022. Main stars of the Krisha (2015) film are: Krisha Fairchild, Alex Dobrenko, Robyn Fairchild.

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16 Luce (2019) ★ 6.6

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A married couple is forced to reckon with their idealized image of their son, adopted from war-torn Eritrea, after an alarming discovery by a devoted high school teacher threatens his status as an all-star student.

Luce (2019) film was made by . Main stars of the movie: Naomi Watts, Octavia Spencer, Kelvin Harrison Jr.. You can find Luce (2019) in the the next genre categories: Drama, Mystery and Luce (2019) has average rating 6.6, according to Screench user votes.

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17 Daddy Longlegs (2009) ★ 6.9

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After months of being alone, sad, busy, sidetracked, free, lofty, late and away from his kids, Lenny, 34 with graying frazzled hair, picks his kids up from school. Every year he spends a couple of weeks with his sons Sage, 9, and Frey, 7. Lenny juggles his kids and everything else all within a midtown studio apartment in New York City. He ultimately faces the choice of being their father or their friend all with the idea that these two weeks must last 6 months. In these two weeks, a trip upstate, visitors from strange lands, a mother, a girlfriend, "magic" blankets, and complete lawlessness seem to take over their lives. The film is a swan song to excuses and responsibilities; to fatherhood and self-created experiences, and to what it's like to be truly torn between being a child and being an adult.
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18 Beautiful Boy (2018) ★ 7.3

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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.

Beautiful Boy (2018) movie was filmed by as Director, starring Steve Carell, Maura Tierney, Jack Dylan Grazer. Beautiful Boy (2018) belongs to the next genres: Biography, Drama and has average rating 7.3, according to user votes.

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