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7 Best Movies Like ‘IF’ To Watch If You Love The Film

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Described as a live-action Pixar film by the director John Krasinski, the fantasy adventure film IF is charming audiences worldwide with its wonderful cast, brilliant visuals, and a lot of heart. IF follows the story of a young girl named Bea who finds out that she can see everyone’s imaginary friends and with the help of Cal, she goes on a mission to reconnect forgotten IFs with their kids. IF stars Ryan Reynolds, Cailey Fleming, Krasinski, Steve Carell, Emily Blunt, Awkwafina, Blake Lively, Matt Damon, Brad Pitt, Louis Gossett Jr., Vincent Vaughn, Fiona Shaw, Sam Rockwell, Bradley Cooper, George Clooney, and many popular actors. So, if you also love the fantastical nature of IF here are some similar films you should check out next.

The BFG (Disney+ & Rent on Prime Video)

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The BFG is a fantasy-adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg from a screenplay by Melissa Mathison. Based on a 1982 children’s novel of the same name by Roald Dahl, the 2016 film follows the story of a 10-year-old girl Sophie who goes on a life-changing adventure with the Big Friendly Giant (BFG). The BFG stars Ruby Barnhill and Mark Rylance in the lead roles with Rebecca Hall, Bill Hader, Penelope Wilton, Jemaine Clement, Michael Adamthwaite, Rafe Spall, and Adam Godley starring in supporting roles.

Inside Out (Disney+ & Rent on Prime Video)

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Inside Out is a Pixar animated coming-of-age film directed by Pete Docter from a screenplay co-written by Docter, Meg LeFauve, and Josh Cooley. The 2015 film follows the story of an 11-yeard-old girl Riley who was really happy in her life but that changes when she moves to San Francisco as she grows up she loses that simple happiness until the only emotions she feels are anger, fear, and disgust but don’t worry her emotions are trying to fix that. Inside Out’s voice cast stars Kaitlyn Dias in the lead role with Amy Poehler, Phyllis Smith, Richard Kind, Mindy Kaling, Bill Hader, Lewis Black, and Rashida Jones starring in supporting roles.

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (Disney+ & Rent on Prime Video)

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Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children is a coming-of-age fantasy adventure film directed by Tim Burton from a screenplay by Jane Goldman. Based on a novel of the same name by Ransom Riggs, the 2016 film follows the story of a young boy Jacob Portman who follows the clues left behind by his grandfather to a fantastical place called Miss Peregrine’s School for Peculiar Children, where children with peculiar powers reside but the story deepens when he learns about their dangerous enemy and finds out that only his peculiarity can save his friends. Miss Peregrine’s School for Peculiar Children stars Asa Butterfield in the lead role with Ella Purnell, Eva Green, Samuel L. Jackson, Lauren McCrostie, Finlay MacMillan, Judi Dench, Rupert Everett, and Allison Janney starring in supporting roles.

Luck (Apple TV+)

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Luck is an animated fantasy adventure film directed by Peggy Holmes from a screenplay by Kiel Murray. The Apple TV+ film follows the story of a young woman Sam Greenfield who is supposed to be the unluckiest person in the world but when she ends up in the land of luck, she tries to change her luck by asking for help from the luck creatures. Luck stars Eva Noblezada in the lead role with Simon Pegg, Jane Fonda, John Ratzenberger, Taylor Meskimen, Flula Borg, Whoopi Goldberg, Kari Wahlgren, Lil Rel Howery, and Fred Tatasciore starring in supporting roles.

Orion and the Dark (Netflix)

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Orion and the Dark is an animated coming-of-age fantasy adventure film directed by Sean Charmatz from a screenplay by Charlie Kaufman. Based on a 2014 children’s book of the same name by Emma Yarlett, the Netflix film follows the story of a young boy named Orion who fears the dark but when the embodiment of his worst fear comes to him and takes him on a life-changing adventure he might finally let his fears go. Orion and the Dark stars Jacob Tremblay and Paul Walter Hauser in the lead roles with Colin Hanks, Nat Foxon, Natasia Demetriou, Angela Bassett, Rob Delaney, Werner Herzoh, Ike Barinholtz, and Carla Gugino starring in supporting roles.

Ron’s Gone Wrong (Disney+ & Rent on Prime Video)

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Ron’s Gone Wrong is a coming-of-age sci-fi adventure film directed by Sarah Smith and Jean-Philippe Vine from a screenplay co-written by Peter Baynham and Smith. The 2021 film follows the story of a friendship between a socially awkward schoolboy who is struggling to fit in and his robot named Ron, who is a little bit damaged. Ron Gone Wrong stars Jack Dylan Grazer in the lead role with Kylie Cantrall, Ricardo Hurtado, Ava Morse, Zach Galifianakis, Ed Helms, Justice Smith, Brianna Denski, Olivia Colman, and Tristan Allerick Chen starring in supporting roles.

Soul (Disney+ & Rent on Prime Video)

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Soul is an animated fantasy adventure film directed by Pete Docter from a screenplay co-written by Docter, Mike Jones, and Kemp Powers. The 2020 Pixar film follows the story of a middle school band teacher who dreams of becoming a Jazz musician but when he suddenly dies just before achieving his dream he ends up traveling to a realm where he finds souls of people who are about to be born and there he helps someone finds passion for living. Soul stars Jamie Foxx and Tina Fey in the lead roles with Daveed Diggs, Richard Ayoade, John Ratzenberger, Angela Bassett, Laura Mooney, Ronnie del Carmen, June Squibb, and Rachel House starring in supporting roles.

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