8 Movies Like Brooklyn [Recommendations]


These are my favorite picks for movies like Brooklyn. Keep in mind that the list is in no particular order. Enjoy the recommendations.

Carol (2015)


Therese Belivet (Rooney Mara) spots the beautiful, elegant Carol (Cate Blanchett) perusing the doll displays in a 1950s Manhattan department store. The two women develop a fast bond that becomes a love with complicated consequences

Knight of Cups (2015)

knight of cups

The story in Knight of Cups is loosely inspired by and at times quotes directly from both the 1678 Christian allegory The Pilgrim’s Progress, and the passage Hymn of the Pearl from the Acts of Thomas.

Room (2015)


Held captive for years in an enclosed space, a woman (Brie Larson) and her young son (Jacob Tremblay) finally gain their freedom, allowing the boy to experience the outside world for the first time.

How to Be Single (2016)

how to be single

After four years of college, young Alice (Dakota Johnson) decides she needs a break from her long-term boyfriend Josh. Excited and ready for new challenges, the eager grad moves to New York to take a job as a paralegal. Helping her navigate her way through an unfamiliar city is Robin (Rebel Wilson), a fun-loving, wild co-worker who enjoys partying and one-night stands. With Robin as her freewheeling guide, Alice can now learn how to get free drinks, meet men and enjoy the single lifestyle.

Victor Frankenstein (2015)

Victor Frankenstein

While searching for animal body parts at a London circus, radical scientist Victor Frankenstein (James McAvoy) meets gifted surgeon Igor Strausman (Daniel Radcliffe). Not only does the brilliant doctor offer Strausman his friendship, but also a chance to work with him on groundbreaking research that could change the world forever. When Victor’s experiments with life and death go too far, only Igor can bring him back from the brink of madness and save him from his monstrous creation.

Man Up (2015)

man up

Nancy is 34 years old and single. Her sister hopes that Nancy can find love and encourages her to “put herself out there.” Nancy has a failed blind date at her friend’s engagement party.

Later, Nancy’s parents are celebrating their 40th anniversary, so Nancy takes the train to London. On the train, Nancy sits across from Jessica, a 24 year old woman who is going on a blind date based on a self-help book called 6 Million People and You. Nancy is rude to Jessica, so Jessica leaves her copy of the book with Nancy. Nancy pursues Jessica to return the book, but is stopped by Jack, Jessica’s blind date. Nancy decides to take a chance and pretend that she is Jessica, and the pair have a very good time drinking and bowling, but unfortunately Nancy’s ruse is destroyed when they run into Nancy’s creepy middle school acquaintance, Sean.

Miss You Already (2015)

Miss You Already

The film opened theatrically in the United Kingdom on 25 September 2015 and in the United States on 6 November 2015 to mixed to positive critical reviews. Milly and Jess are best friends who met in grade school and do everything together. As they grow older, Milly settles down and marries her rocker boyfriend Kit while Jess becomes an environmentalist and marries her long-term partner Jago.

Mistress America (2015)

Mistress America
College freshman Tracy Fishko (Lola Kirke) is having trouble adjusting to college life at Barnard. She eventually meets and befriends a fellow student, Tony, and even develops a crush on him, but when he begins dating another girl called Nicolette, she feels alone again. On her mother’s advice, she contacts her soon-to-be stepsister Brooke (Greta Gerwig) who also lives in New York.Tracy is immediately entranced by Brooke and her lifestyle. After spending a whirlwind night with her, she pens a short story and submits it to her college’s prestigious literary magazine. Tracy continues to spend time with Brooke who shows her her plans for a small and eclectic restaurant called “Mom’s” after her dead mother which is being financed by her partner.
References : Wikipedia and Tastekid


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