Movies You Should Watch If You Like Who We Are Now (2017)

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The Spitfire Grill (1996)

Starring: Alison Elliott, Ellen Burstyn, Marcia Gay Harden, Will Patton
Duration: 1h 57mins
Genres: Drama

The story centers on a young woman named Percy (Alison Elliott) who was recently released from prison.
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Imperial Dreams (2014)

Starring: John Boyega, Rotimi, Glenn Plummer, De'aundre Bonds
Duration: 1h 27mins
Genres: Drama

A 21-year-old reformed gangster Bambi's devotion to his family, particularly his son Daytone, and his family's future are put to the test when he is released from prison and returns to his violent old stomping grounds in Watts, Los Angeles.
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The Free World (2016)

Starring: Elisabeth Moss, Octavia Spencer, Boyd Holbrook, Sung Kang
Duration: 1h 40mins
Genres: Drama, Romance

Martin "Mohamed" Lundy (Boyd Holbrook) has been released by the efforts of the Innocence Project after at least 17 years in prison and is working at Second Chance animal shelter run by Linda Workman (Octavia Spencer).
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Sherrybaby (2006)

Starring: Maggie Gyllenhaal, Ryan Simpkins, Sam Bottoms, Michelle Hurst
Duration: 1h 36mins
Genres: Drama

The story takes place in New Jersey.
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Damage (2009)

Starring: Steve Austin, Walton Goggins, Laura Vandervoort, Donnelly Rhodes
Duration: 1h 42mins
Genres: Action, Drama

Released on parole after serving four of seven years in prison for second degree manslaughter, John Brickner (Steve Austin) moves to Seattle, where he gets a job as a construction worker during the day and a bouncer at a bar at night.
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Outside in (2017)

Starring: Edie Falco, Jay Duplass, Kaitlyn Dever, Ben Schwartz
Duration: 1h 49mins
Genres: Drama

At thirty eight Chris is released from prison after twenty years for murder.
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I've Loved You So Long (2008)

Starring: Kristin Scott Thomas, Elsa Zylberstein, Serge Hazanavicius, Laurent Grévill
Duration: 1h 57mins
Genres: Drama

When Juliette Fontaine, formerly a doctor, is released from prison, her younger sister Léa invites her to stay with her family – including her husband, his mute father, and their two adopted Vietnamese daughters – in their home in the university town of Nancy in Lorraine.
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The Cat and the Moon (2019)

Starring: Skyler Gisondo, Alex Wolff, Stefania LaVie Owen, Mike Epps
Duration: 1h 54mins
Genres: Drama, Music

The Cat and the Moon is a 2019 American coming-of-age drama film written and directed by Alex Wolff, who stars alongside Mike Epps, Skyler Gisondo, Tommy Nelson, Patricia Pinto, and Stefania LaVie Owen.
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Adopt a Highway (2019)

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Elaine Hendrix, Christopher Heyerdahl, Chris Sullivan
Duration: 1h 21mins
Genres: Drama

Adopt a Highway is a 2019 American drama film written and directed by Logan Marshall-Green in his directorial debut.
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Custody (2016)

Starring: Viola Davis, Hayden Panettiere, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Tony Shalhoub
Duration: 1h 44mins
Genres: Drama

Custody is a 2016 American courtroom drama film directed and written by James Lapine.
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Life of a King (2013)

Starring: Cuba Gooding Jr., Dennis Haysbert, George Dick, Thurston Hill III
Duration: 1h 40mins
Genres: Drama

The film tells the true story of Eugene Brown (Cuba Gooding Jr. ), an ex-convict who starts the Big Chair Chess Club for inner-city youths in Washington, D. C.
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The Nail: the Story of Joey Nardone (2009)

Genres: Drama

After eight years in prison for manslaughter, former professional boxer Joey Nardone (Tony Luke, Jr. ) is trying to get his life back on track.
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American Heart (1992)

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Edward Furlong, John Boylan, Greg Sevigny
Duration: 1h 53mins
Genres: Crime, Drama, Romance

American Heart is a 1993 drama film directed by Martin Bell and starring Edward Furlong and Jeff Bridges.
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Submarino (2010)

Starring: Gustav Fischer Kjærulff, Sebastian Bull Sarning, Mads Broe Andersen, Jakob Cedergren
Duration: 1h 45mins
Genres: Drama

The story of two brothers who lose track of each other after an unstable childhood until they meet up again in prison is the focus of former ‘Dogme’ director Thomas Vinterberg’s film based on a book by Jonas T.
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Levity (2003)

Starring: Billy Bob Thornton, Morgan Freeman, Kirsten Dunst, Holly Hunter
Duration: 1h 40mins
Genres: Crime, Drama

Manual Jordan, a man who served nearly 23 years for killing a teenager during an attempted robbery, is released on parole in spite of his objections.
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What Makes a Family (2001)

Starring: Brooke Shields, Cherry Jones, Anne Meara, Al Waxman
Duration: 2h 0mins
Genres: Drama

Based on a true story, the film involves a lesbian couple living in Florida who choose to have a child.
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Black or White (2014)

Starring: Kevin Costner, Octavia Spencer, Gillian Jacobs, Anthony Mackie
Duration: 2h 1mins
Genres: Drama

Black or White is a 2014 American drama film written and directed by Mike Binder.
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Tiger Girl (2017)

Starring: Ella Rumpf, Maria Dragus, Enno Trebs, Orce Feldschau
Duration: 1h 30mins
Genres: Action, Crime, Drama

Tiger Girl is a 2017 German drama film directed by Jakob Lass. It was screened in the Panorama section at the 67th Berlin International Film Festival.
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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.