29 Best Movies Like Paterson ...

29 Best Movies Like Paterson ...

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1. Marriage Story (2019)

2h 17m Drama

A stage director and an actress struggle through a grueling, coast-to-coast divorce that pushes them to their personal extremes.

2. Frances Ha (2012)

3. The Spectacular Now (2013)

1h 35m Comedy Drama Romance

Sutter, a popular party animal, unexpectedly meets the introverted Aimee after waking up on a stranger's lawn. As Sutter deals with the problems in his life and Aimee plans for her future beyond school, an unexpected romance blossoms between them.

4. Adventureland (2009)

1h 47m Comedy

In the summer of 1987, a college graduate takes a 'nowhere' job at his local amusement park, only to find it's the perfect course to get him prepared for the real world.

5. Beginners (2010)

20m

Magic for Beginners examines the mythologies found in fan culture, from longing to obsession to psychic connections. The need for such connections (whether real or imaginary) as well as the need for an emotional release that only fantasy can deliver are explored.

6. Happy-Go-Lucky (2008)

1h 58m Comedy Drama Romance

A look at a few chapters in the life of Poppy, a cheery, colorful, North London schoolteacher whose optimism tends to exasperate those around her.

7. Stranger Than Paradise (1984)

1h 29m Comedy Drama

Rootless Hungarian émigré Willie, his pal Eddie, and visiting sixteen-year-old cousin Eva always manage to make the least of any situation, whether aimlessly traversing the drab interiors and environs of New York City, Cleveland, or an anonymous Florida suburb.

8. Maggie's Plan (2015)

1h 35m Horror Drama Mystery

There's a deadly zombie epidemic threatening humanity, but Wade, a small-town farmer and family man, refuses to accept defeat even when his daughter Maggie becomes infected. As Maggie's condition worsens and the authorities seek to eradicate those with the virus, Wade is pushed to the limits in an effort to protect her. Joely Richardson co-stars in this post-apocalyptic thriller.

9. Smart People (2008)

1h 35m Comedy Drama Romance

Professor Lawrence Wetherhold (Dennis Quaid) might be imperiously brilliant, monumentally self-possessed and an intellectual giant -- but when it comes to solving the conundrums of love and family, he's as downright flummoxed as the next guy.

10. The Lovers (2017)

1h 34m Comedy

The separation of a long married couple goes awry when they fall for each other again.

11. The Humbling (2014)

1h 52m Drama Comedy

Following a breakdown and suicide attempt, an aging actor becomes involved with a much younger woman but soon finds that it's difficult to keep pace with her.

12. The Meddler (2015)

13. Greenberg (2010)

1h 47m Comedy Drama Romance

A New Yorker moves to Los Angeles in order to figure out his life while he housesits for his brother, and he soon sparks with his brother's assistant.

14. The Taste of Others (2000)

1h 52m Drama Comedy Romance

Unpolished and ultra-pragmatic industrialist Jean-Jacques Castella reluctantly attends Racine's tragedy "Berenice" in order to see his niece play a bit part. He is taken with the play's strangely familiar-looking leading lady Clara Devaux. During the course of the show, Castella soon remembers that he once hired and then promptly fired the actress as an English language tutor. He immediately goes out and signs up for language lessons. Thinking that he is nothing but an ill-tempered philistine with bad taste, Clara rejects him until Castella charms her off her feet.

15. Barfly (1987)

1h 40m Comedy Drama Romance

Downtrodden writer Henry and distressed goddess Wanda aren't exactly husband and wife: they're wedded to their bar stools. But they like each other's company- and Barfly captures their giddy, gin-soaked attempts to make a go of life on the skids.

16. Friends with Money (2006)

1h 28m Comedy Drama Romance

After she quits her lucrative job, Olivia finds herself unsure about her future and her relationships with her successful and wealthy friends.

17. Henry Fool (1997)

2h 17m Comedy Drama

An egocentric bum transforms the lives of a shy New Jersey garbageman and his sister.

18. The Myth of Fingerprints (1997)

1h 33m Drama Comedy Romance

When a New England dysfunctional family gathers for Thanksgiving, past demons reveal themselves as one son returns for the first time in three years.

19. Love with the Proper Stranger (1963)

1h 42m Comedy Drama Romance

Angie Rossini, an innocent New York City sales clerk from a repressive Italian-American family, engages in a short-lived affair with a handsome jazz musician named Rocky Papasano. When Angie becomes pregnant, she tracks down Rocky hoping he'll pay for her abortion. Rocky agrees to help, but after seeing the unsanitary abortion facility, he refuses to let Angie go through with the procedure and attempts to make her an honest woman.

20. Factotum (2005)

1h 34m Comedy Drama Romance

This drama centers on Hank Chinaski, the fictional alter-ego of "Factotum" author Charles Bukowski, who wanders around Los Angeles, CA trying to live off jobs which don't interfere with his primary interest, which is writing. Along the way, he fends off the distractions offered by women, drinking and gambling.

21. On the Rocks (2020)

1h 36m Drama Comedy

Faced with sudden doubts about her marriage, a young New York mother teams up with her larger-than-life playboy father to tail her husband.

22. Dr. T & the Women (2000)

2h 1m Comedy Drama Romance

A successful Texas gynecologist finds himself amid a bevy of women and their problems – his wife’s breakdown, his daughter's fake marriage, his other daughter’s conspiracy theories, and his secretary’s crush. Craving time for himself, he finds solace in a kind outsider.

23. Infinitely Polar Bear (2014)

1h 27m Drama Comedy

A manic-depressive mess of a father tries to win back his wife by attempting to take full responsibility of their two young, spirited daughters, who don't make the overwhelming task any easier.

24. In Her Shoes (2005)

2h 10m Comedy Drama Romance

Irresponsible party girl, Maggie is kicked out of her father's and stepmother's home—where she lives for free—and is taken in by her hard-working sister, Philadelphia lawyer, Rose. After Maggie's disruptive ways ruin her sister's love life, Rose turns her out as well. But when their grandmother, who they never knew existed, comes into their lives, the sisters face some complicated truths about themselves and their family.

25. 2 Days in Paris (2007)

1h 36m Comedy Romance

Adam Goldberg delivers "an uproarious study in transatlantic culture panic" as Jack, an anxious, hypochondriac-prone New Yorker vacationing throughout Europe with his breezy, free-spirited Parisian girlfriend, Marion. But when they make a two-day stop in Marion's hometown, the couple's romantic trip takes a turn as Jack is exposed to Marion's sexually perverse and emotionally unstable family.

26. The Unbelievable Truth (1989)

1h 30m Comedy Drama Romance

After serving time for murder, Josh Hutton returns to his home town where he meets Audry Hugo. No one can remember exactly what Josh did...

27. Brassed Off (1996)

1h 47m Comedy Romance Drama

A Yorkshire coal mine is threatened with closure and the only hope is for the men to enter their Grimley Colliery Brass Band into a national competition. They believe they have no hope until Gloria appears carrying her Flugelhorn. At first mocked for being a woman, she soon becomes the only chance for the band to win.

28. Dear White People (2014)

1h 48m Drama Comedy

Four black students attend an Ivy League college where a riot breaks out over an “African-American” themed party thrown by white students. With tongue planted firmly in cheek, the film explores racial identity in 'post-racial' America while weaving a story about forging one's unique path in the world.

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