Most Similar Movies to Dark Waters (2019)

Movies similar to Dark Waters (2019).

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Velvet Goldmine (1998)

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Christian Bale, Toni Collette
Duration: 1h 58mins
Genres: Drama, Music

Set in 1984, British journalist Arthur Stuart is writing an article about the withdrawal from public life of 1970s glam rock star Brian Slade following a death hoax ten years earlier, and is interviewing those who had a part in the entertainer's career.
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Carol (2015)

Starring: Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Sarah Paulson, Kyle Chandler
Duration: 1h 58mins
Genres: Drama, Romance

Carol is a 2015 romantic drama film directed by Todd Haynes.
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Spotlight (2015)

Starring: Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Liev Schreiber
Duration: 2h 9mins
Genres: Biography, Crime, Drama

In 1976, at a Boston Police station, two policemen discuss the arrest of Fr. John Geoghan for child molestation.
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A Kind of Murder (2016)

Starring: Patrick Wilson, Jessica Biel, Haley Bennett, Vincent Kartheiser
Duration: 1h 35mins
Genres: Crime, Drama, Thriller

Walter Stackhouse is an architect by day, and an aspiring writer by night. He writes short-story crime fiction and is fascinated by a recent murder of a local woman.
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Far From Heaven (2002)

Starring: Julianne Moore, Dennis Quaid, Dennis Haysbert, Patricia Clarkson
Duration: 1h 47mins
Genres: Drama, Romance

In 1957 suburban Connecticut, Cathy Whitaker appears to be the perfect wife, mother, and homemaker.
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Goat (2016)

Starring: Ben Schnetzer, Nick Jonas, Gus Halper, Danny Flaherty
Duration: 1h 36mins
Genres: Drama

Reeling from a terrifying assault over the summer, 19-year-old Brad Land (Ben Schnetzer) starts college determined to get his life back to normal.
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Richard Jewell (2019)

Starring: Paul Walter Hauser, Sam Rockwell, Brandon Stanley, Ryan Boz
Duration: 2h 11mins
Genres: Biography, Crime, Drama

Richard Jewell is a 2019 American biographical drama film directed and produced by Clint Eastwood and written by Billy Ray.
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Erin Brockovich (2000)

Starring: Julia Roberts, Albert Finney, David Brisbin, Dawn Didawick
Duration: 2h 11mins
Genres: Biography, Drama

In 1993, Erin Brockovich is an unemployed single mother of three children who has recently been injured in a traffic accident with a doctor and is suing him.
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Wonderstruck (2017)

Starring: Oakes Fegley, Julianne Moore, Michelle Williams, Millicent Simmonds
Duration: 1h 56mins
Genres: Drama, Mystery

Wonderstruck is a 2017 American mystery drama film directed by Todd Haynes and based on the 2011 novel Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick, who also adapted the novel into a screenplay.
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Poison (1991)

Starring: Edith Meeks, Larry Maxwell, Susan Norman, Millie White
Duration: 1h 25mins
Genres: Drama, Horror, Romance

The three intercut stories that comprise Poison are: Hero: Seven-year-old Richie shoots his abusive father and then flies away.
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Just Mercy (2019)

Starring: Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Foxx, Brie Larson, Charlie Pye Jr.
Duration: 2h 17mins
Genres: Biography, Crime, Drama

In 1989, idealistic young Harvard law graduate Bryan Stevenson travels to Alabama hoping to help fight for poor people who cannot afford proper legal representation.
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Frank & Lola (2016)

Starring: Michael Shannon, Imogen Poots, Justin Long, Rosanna Arquette
Duration: 1h 28mins
Genres: Crime, Drama, Romance

Frank, a chef in Las Vegas, meets and falls in love with Lola, a mysterious young woman who is new to the city.
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A Civil Action (1998)

Starring: John Travolta, Robert Duvall, Kathleen Quinlan, Tony Shalhoub
Duration: 1h 55mins
Genres: Drama

Environmental toxicants in the city of Woburn, Massachusetts contaminate the area's water supply and become linked to a number of deaths of local children.
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Then She Found Me (2007)

Starring: Helen Hunt, Colin Firth, Bette Midler, Matthew Broderick
Duration: 1h 40mins
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance

Deeply religious April Epner, a 39-year-old Brooklyn elementary school teacher, finds her life derailed by a series of events over which she has no control.
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The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

Starring: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, William Sadler
Duration: 2h 22mins
Genres: Drama

The Shawshank Redemption is a 1994 American drama film written and directed by Frank Darabont, based on the 1982 Stephen King novella Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption.
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Zodiac (2007)

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo, Anthony Edwards
Duration: 2h 37mins
Genres: Crime, Drama, Mystery

Zodiac is a 2007 American mystery thriller film directed by David Fincher from a screenplay by James Vanderbilt based on the 1986 non-fiction book of the same title by Robert Graysmith.
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Carry on Abroad (1972)

Starring: Sidney James, Kenneth Williams, Charles Hawtrey, Joan Sims
Duration: 1h 28mins
Genres: Comedy

The film opens with pub landlord and frequent holidaymaker Vic Flange (Sid James) openly flirting with the sassy saucepot widow Sadie Tompkins (Barbara Windsor) as his battleaxe wife, Cora (Joan Sims), looks on with disdain.
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Foxcatcher (2014)

Starring: Steve Carell, Channing Tatum, Mark Ruffalo, Vanessa Redgrave
Duration: 2h 14mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

In 1987, Olympic wrestling champion Mark Schultz speaks at an elementary school in place of his older brother, Dave.
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The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017)

Starring: Barry G. Bernson, Herb Caillouet, Bill Camp, Raffey Cassidy
Duration: 2h 1mins
Genres: Drama, Horror, Mystery

The Killing of a Sacred Deer is a 2017 psychological thriller film directed by Yorgos Lanthimos, from a screenplay by Lanthimos and Efthymis Filippou.
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Vox Lux (2018)

Starring: Natalie Portman, Jude Law, Stacy Martin, Jennifer Ehle
Duration: 1h 54mins
Genres: Drama, Music

ACT 1: Genesis In January 2000, a boy named Cullen Active walks into his school in the Staten Island neighborhood of New Brighton, goes to a classroom, and shoots the teacher.
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