7 Best Movies Like ‘The Good Mother’ To Watch If You Loved the Film

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The Good Mother is a crime thriller film directed by Miles Joris-Peyrafitte, he also worked on the script with Madison Harrison. The film follows the story of a grieving mother who teams up with his son’s pregnant girlfriend to find the person who killed her son. The Good Mother stars Hillary Swank in the lead role with Olivia Cooke, Jack Reynor, and Hopper Penn starring in supporting roles. So, if you liked The Good Mother here are some similar movies you could watch next.

Wind River (Netflix & Rent on Prime Video)

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Synopsis: WIND RIVER is a chilling thriller that follows a rookie FBI agent (Elizabeth Olsen) who teams up with a local game tracker with deep community ties and a haunted past (Jeremy Renner) to investigate the murder of a local girl on a remote Native American Reservation in the hopes of solving her mysterious death.

Kidnap (Rent on Vudu)

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Synopsis: A typical afternoon in the park turns into a nightmare for single mom Karla Dyson (Academy Award winner Halle Berry) when her son suddenly disappears. Without a cell phone and knowing she has no time to wait for police help, Karla jumps in her own car and sets off in pursuit of the kidnappers. A relentless, edge-of- your seat chase ensues, where Karla must risk everything to not lose sight of her son. In this tense, action-fueled thriller, directed by Luis Prieto and from the producers of SALT and TRANSFORMERS, one mother’s heroic attempt to take back her son leads her to ask herself how far shewill go to save her child.

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Prime Video Add-On, Plex & Crackle)

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Synopsis: In THE GIRL WHO PLAYED WITH FIRE — the second installment in the “Millennium” trilogy following THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO — Mikael Blomkvist is about to run a story that will expose an extensive sex trafficking operation between Eastern Europe and Sweden, implicating well-known and highly placed members of Swedish society. On the eve of publication, the two investigating reporters are murdered and the fingerprints found on the murder weapon belong to Lisbeth Salander.

To Catch a Killer (Hulu & Rent on Prime Video)

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Synopsis: Baltimore. New Year’s Eve. A talented but troubled police officer (Shailene Woodley) is recruited by the FBI’s chief investigator (Ben Mendelsohn) to help profile and track down a disturbed individual terrorizing the city.

Winter’s Bone (Prime Video Add-On & Hulu Add-On)

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Synopsis: Winner of the 2010 Sundance Film Festival’s Grand Jury Prize and Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award, this tense, naturalistic thriller follows 17-year-old Ree Dolly as she confronts the local criminal underworld and the harsh Ozark wilderness in order to to track down her father, who has put up the family homestead for his bail. Featuring a star-making performance by Jennifer Lawrence, Winter’s Bone is sure to be one of the most-critically acclaimed films of the year.

Luther: The Fallen Sun (Netflix)

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Synopsis: In Luther: The Fallen Sun — an epic continuation of the award-winning television saga reimagined for film — a gruesome serial killer is terrorizing London while brilliant but disgraced detective John Luther (Idris Elba) sits behind bars. Haunted by his failure to capture the cyber psychopath who now taunts him, Luther decides to break out of prison to finish the job by any means necessary. The film also stars Cynthia Erivo, Andy Serkis and Dermot Crowley, who returns as Martin Schenk.

Mystic River (Rent on Prime Video)

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Synopsis: Academy Award winner Clint Eastwood directs Sean Penn and Tim Robbins in Oscar-winning performances in this tale of a seemingly senseless murder … and how the tragedy reawakens the buried trauma of a long-ago crime. In Boston 25 years ago, 11-year-old Dave Boyle unwittingly gets into a car with two strangers. When he returns four days later, Dave is different in a way that destroys his friendship with Sean Devine and Jimmy Marcus. Now Sean’s (Kevin Bacon) a cop, Jimmy’s (Sean Penn) a neighborhood store owner with a prison record and mob connections, and Dave’s (Tim Robbins) trying hard to keep his demons safely submerged. But when Jimmy’s daughter is murdered, each of the men must confront a past that none wants to acknowledge. As the investigation tightens around these three, an ominous story unfolds–of friendship, family and innocence lost too soon.