Movies Top 10 Movies to Watch Like The Truman Show

Top 10 Movies to Watch Like The Truman Show


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Films are a vital part of our lives. The characters in films are sometimes so relatable that they leave us wondering. A good movie is always welcome because it makes one feel better and is a great past time.

The Truman Show is one such beautiful movie by director Peter Weir. Its inspiration is from an episode of 1989 The Twilight Zone. As the name suggests, the film revolves around a man, Truman Burbank. The unique part is that this man is living on a TV set with actors around him. He never realizes this, and when he does, things start to change.

The Green Mile

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The film is a fantasy drama with Tom Hanks in the lead role. He plays the role of Paul Edgecomb, who was a corrections officer. Paul is staying in an elderly facility when he starts recalling events from the past. Paul has a companion by the name Elaine in the facility. Meanwhile, he narrates the unusual incidents to Elaine.

Big Fish

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The story of a man dealing with his father’s death and understanding things better defines this movie. Will’s father attends his wedding, and three years later, he is dealing with cancer. There is a thin line between reality and fantasy. The movie ends on a beautiful note where Will realizes everything about being a father.

Rain Man

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This film has a brilliant storyline of evolving human emotions and relationships. Charlie Babbit is a wheeler-dealer and gets to know about his father’s demise. Charlie’s father is a multi-millionaire who has left everything to someone unknown. The unknown person turns out to be Charlie’s elder brother, Raymond.

Of Mice And Men

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The inspiration for this story is from a 1937 novel by John Steinbeck of the same name. The story follows a man, George, and his intellectually disable female companion, Lennie. They both dream of having their land one day, and to do so, travel together.

Toy Story

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The popularity of the Toy Story film series is growing over the years. It is the perfect blend of traditional and modern. An animation film, toy story follows two toys which become the best of friends. Woody is a cowboy doll, and Buzz Lightyear is an action figure astronaut who wants to be their owner’s favorite.

Run Lola Run

As the name suggests, the story of his film is about a woman who has to save her boyfriend’s life in 20 minutes. Lola’s boyfriend Manni leaves a bag with 100,000 Deutschmarks in it at a subway. Manni has to deliver the money to his boss, and if he does not do so, the boss will kill him.

The Blind Side

This movie‘s adaptation is from a true story about an offensive lineman taken by Baltimore Ravens to play the National Football League. The story follows the life of Michael Oher from his early life struggles to be a fantastic player.


Starring the famous Tom Hanks, the film follows a young boy who goes to a carnival. He asks a wish in front of a fortune teller machine of growing up soon because he could not take a ride because of his height. The next thing that the young boy Josh Baskin realizes that he has become an adult.

The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button

The film follows Brad Pitt in the role of Benjamin Button, whose age reverses as he grows. Benjamin is born as an older person, and as he grows, his age reduces. This fantasy story starts with an installation of a clock which ticks in reverse.

Forrest Gump

The film is all about Forrest Gump, a kind man but is a little slow in his wit. Forrest is a wonderful person and influences numerous historical events. The inspiration is from a 1986 book by Winston Groom of the same name.

All of the movies on the list are heartwarming and curated with a lot of hard work. They are so beautiful, and you will not regret watching some of them again and again.

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Shradha Nijhawan
Shradha Nijhawan is a content writer with Pop culture Times. She started as an intern and continued to be a part-time writer with the company. Previously, Shradha has worked with Webstrummer Infolab delivering articles with client requirements. She graduated with a majors degree in Political Science, economics, and sociology from Mount Carmel College, Bangalore, and is now pursuing an MBA from Christ University, Bangalore. An avid reader and a sucker for information define her well. Her interests lie in religion, cultures, languages, fashion, and travel.

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