Movies You Should Watch If You Like Becoming Astrid (2018)

Movies like Becoming Astrid (2018).

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Pregnancy Pact (2010)

Starring: Thora Birch, Madisen Beaty, David Clayton Rogers, Max Ehrich
Duration: 1h 27mins
Genres: Biography, Drama

28-year-old Sidney Bloom, an alumna of Gloucester High, publishes a video blog about teen issues.
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The Commune (2016)

Starring: Trine Dyrholm, Fares Fares, Ulrich Thomsen, Magnus Millang
Duration: 1h 51mins
Genres: Drama

The Commune (Danish: Kollektivet) is a 2016 Danish drama film directed by Thomas Vinterberg.
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The Glass Castle (2017)

Starring: Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson, Naomi Watts, Ella Anderson
Duration: 2h 7mins
Genres: Biography, Drama

As a child, Jeannette Walls lives a nomadic life with her painter mother Rose, her intelligent but irresponsible father Rex, older sister Lori, and younger brother Brian.
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April's Daughter (2017)

Starring: Emma Suárez, Ana Valeria Becerril, Enrique Arrizon, Joanna Larequi
Duration: 1h 43mins
Genres: Drama

Valeria (Ana Valeria Becerril), 17, is pregnant.
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Noble (2014)

Starring: Deirdre O'Kane, Sarah Greene, Gloria Cramer Curtis, Brendan Coyle
Duration: 1h 40mins
Genres: Biography, Drama

The film is set in Vietnam in 1989, fourteen years after the end of the war.
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My Left Foot (1989)

Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Brenda Fricker, Alison Whelan, Kirsten Sheridan
Duration: 1h 43mins
Genres: Biography, Drama

In 1932, Christy Brown is born into a family of 15. Doctors discover he has severe cerebral palsy. Christy is unable to walk or talk.
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Unplanned (2019)

Starring: Ashley Bratcher, Brooks Ryan, Robia Scott, Jared Lotz
Duration: 1h 49mins
Genres: Biography, Drama

The plot closely follows the account found in Abby Johnson's memoir, Unplanned.
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Grey Gardens (2009)

Starring: Drew Barrymore, Jessica Lange, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Ken Howard
Duration: 1h 44mins
Genres: Biography, Drama

The film is based on the life stories of the eccentric paternal aunt and first cousin of Jackie Kennedy, both named Edith Bouvier Beale.
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Warm Springs (2005)

Starring: Kenneth Branagh, Cynthia Nixon, David Paymer, Tim Blake Nelson
Duration: 2h 1mins
Genres: Biography, Drama

The film begins with a scene of the 1920 presidential election, in which Harvard educated lawyer, New York assemblyman and assistant Secretary of the Navy Franklin D.
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A Soap (2006)

Starring: Trine Dyrholm, David Dencik, Frank Thiel, Elsebeth Steentoft
Duration: 1h 44mins
Genres: Comedy, Drama

En Soap (A Soap or Soap) is a 2006 Danish melodramatic comedy film directed by Pernille Fischer Christensen which incorporates many of the austere techniques of Dogme style.
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The Last Sentence (2012)

Genres: Biography, Drama

The Last Sentence (Swedish: Dom över död man; Judgement on the dead) is a Swedish film from 2012, directed by Jan Troell and starring Jesper Christensen, Pernilla August, Björn Granath and Ulla Skoog.
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Nelly (2016)

Starring: Mylène Mackay, Mickaël Gouin, Francis Leplay, Catherine Brunet
Duration: 1h 40mins
Genres: Biography, Drama

Isabelle Fortier is a young girl who develops a relationship and becomes engaged to a man, with whom she shares a cocaine habit. Their relationship deteriorates.
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Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle (1994)

Starring: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Campbell Scott, Matthew Broderick, Peter Gallagher
Duration: 2h 5mins
Genres: Biography, Drama

Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle is a 1994 American biographical drama film directed by Alan Rudolph from a screenplay written by Rudolph and Randy Sue Coburn.
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Riding in Cars with Boys (2001)

Starring: Drew Barrymore, Steve Zahn, Adam Garcia, Brittany Murphy
Duration: 2h 12mins
Genres: Biography, Comedy, Drama

In 1961, eleven-year-old Beverly "Bev" Donofrio rides with her father, Connecticut police officer Leonard, to the Christmas tree lot.
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The Notorious Bettie Page (2005)

Starring: Gretchen Mol, Lili Taylor, Chris Bauer, Jared Harris
Duration: 1h 31mins
Genres: Biography, Drama

Bettie Page is an ambitious, naïve, and devout young Christian woman who longs to leave Nashville, Tennessee, following a childhood of sexual abuse, a failed wartime marriage, and a gang rape.
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Kingfish: A Story of Huey P. Long (1995)

Starring: John Goodman, Matt Craven, Anne Heche, Ann Dowd
Duration: 1h 40mins
Genres: Biography, Drama

This is a biographical drama about Louisiana politician Huey Long, whose nickname was The Kingfish.
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Jerusalem (1996)

Starring: Maria Bonnevie, Ulf Friberg, Pernilla August, Lena Endre
Duration: 2h 48mins
Genres: Drama

Jerusalem is a film which was released to cinemas in Sweden on 6 September 1996, directed by Bille August, based on the two-part novel Jerusalem by Selma Lagerlöf.
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Magic Beyond Words: the J.K. Rowling Story (2011)

Starring: Poppy Montgomery, Emily Holmes, Antonio Cupo, Janet Kidder
Duration: 1h 30mins
Genres: Biography, Drama

Magic Beyond Words: The J. K. Rowling Story is a made-for-TV film starring actress Poppy Montgomery. It is based on the book J. K.
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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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