12 Best Movies Like Being John Malkovich ...

12 Best Movies Like Being John Malkovich ...

If you liked this one , you will probably love these too! In this collection we highlight some of the best films that share a very similar premise to 'Being John Malkovich', and are worth checking out.

1. I'm Still Here (2010)

1h 48m Thriller Crime Horror

Jennifer is a writer working on a new novel and, needing to get out of the city to finish it, hires a riverside apartment in upstate New York to finish her book—attracting the attention of a number of rowdy male locals.

2. Living in Oblivion (1995)

1h 29m Drama Comedy

Nick is the director of a low-budget indie film. He tries to keep everything together as his production is plagued with an insecure actress, a megalomaniac star, a pretentious, beret-wearing director of photography and lousy catering. Divided in three acts, each representing a different scene to shoot, this film is an essential for amateur filmmakers.

3. Barton Fink (1991)

1h 56m Comedy Drama

A renowned New York playwright is enticed to California to write for the movies and discovers the hellish truth of Hollywood.

4. Birdman or (2014)

2h Drama Comedy

A fading actor best known for his portrayal of a popular superhero attempts to mount a comeback by appearing in a Broadway play. As opening night approaches, his attempts to become more altruistic, rebuild his career, and reconnect with friends and family prove more difficult than expected.

5. Holy Smoke (1999)

1h 55m Comedy Drama

While on a journey of discovery in exotic India, beautiful young Ruth Barron falls under the influence of a charismatic religious guru. Her desperate parents then hire PJ Waters, a macho cult de-programmer who confronts Ruth in a remote desert hideaway. But PJ quickly learns that he's met his match in the sexy, intelligent and iron-willed Ruth.

6. Lisa Picard Is Famous (2000)

1h 30m Comedy Drama

A documentarian decides to follow the career of New York actress Lisa Picard, believing she is on the brink of fame. Instead, he bears witness to Lisa's continued, humorous, struggles as an actress, as well as the conflict that arises when Lisa's best friend Tate hits it big with an off-Broadway one-man show.

7. Chuck & Buck (2000)

1h 36m Comedy Drama

A 27-year-old amateur playwright with the maturity level of an adolescent reconnects with a childhood friend, and then proceeds to follow him back to Los Angeles and stalk him.

8. She's Funny That Way (2014)

9. Fight Club (1999)

2h 19m Drama

A ticking-time-bomb insomniac and a slippery soap salesman channel primal male aggression into a shocking new form of therapy. Their concept catches on, with underground "fight clubs" forming in every town, until an eccentric gets in the way and ignites an out-of-control spiral toward oblivion.

10. That Obscure Object of Desire (1977)

1h 43m Comedy Drama Romance

After dumping a bucket of water on a beautiful young woman from the window of a train car, wealthy Frenchman Mathieu, regales his fellow passengers with the story of the dysfunctional relationship between himself and the young woman in question, a fiery 19-year-old flamenco dancer named Conchita. What follows is a tale of cruelty, depravity and lies -- the very building blocks of love.

11. City of Women (1980)

2h 29m Comedy Drama Adventure Fantasy

A businessman finds himself trapped at a hotel and threatened by women en masse.

12. Donnie Darko (2001)

1h 54m Fantasy Drama Mystery

After narrowly escaping a bizarre accident, a troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a large bunny rabbit that manipulates him to commit a series of crimes.

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