Movies like 21 Grams (2003)
If you're looking for some great movies that are a lot like 21 Grams, here is our list of similar films:
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    1. Requiem for a Dream

    #118 most popular movie yesterday

    Darren Aronofsky's Requiem for a Dream is an unflinching look at the harrowing nature of addiction and its effects on individuals and their relationships. Its disturbingly raw portrayal of its characters' downward spirals will appeal to viewers drawn to the uncompromising realism and emotional gravity of 21 Grams.

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    2. Mystic River

    #547 most popular movie yesterday

    Directed by Clint Eastwood, Mystic River is a somber and intense investigation into a dark past event that resurfaces and alters the lives of three childhood friends. With powerful performances and a focus on visceral emotional experiences, it resonates closely with the tone of 21 Grams.

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    3. Crash

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    Crash presents a similar mosaic narrative that delves into the interconnectedness of disparate lives in Los Angeles, culminating in a tragic event. Viewers who appreciated the raw emotional encounters and the exploration of themes like racism and redemption in 21 Grams will find Crash's approach to social commentary and intersecting lives compelling.

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    4. Magnolia

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    Paul Thomas Anderson's Magnolia similarly features multiple storylines that intersect and weave together, all set against the backdrop of the San Fernando Valley. The movie's exploration of fate, forgiveness, and the search for meaning echoes the thematic depth found in 21 Grams.

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    5. Babel

    #2,019 most popular movie yesterday

    Directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu, the same director behind 21 Grams, Babel weaves multiple storylines across different countries to explore the complexities of communication and connection. Fans of 21 Grams will appreciate the emotional intensity and the narrative style that links separate lives through a central event.

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    6. Biutiful

    #4,463 most popular movie yesterday

    Also helmed by Iñárritu, Biutiful stars Javier Bardem as a man struggling with illness, family conflict, and the underground world he's a part of in Barcelona. The film's poignant examination of mortality and redemption makes it another excellent choice for fans of 21 Grams' dramatic and moral complexity.

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    7. The Sweet Hereafter

    #5,198 most popular movie yesterday

    Atom Egoyan's The Sweet Hereafter recounts the ripple effects of a tragic school bus accident on a small community. Its focus on grief, guilt, and the human condition pairs well with the themes found in 21 Grams, and viewers will find the emotional weight and narrative structure familiar.