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4. A Moment in the Reeds (2017)
108 min | Drama, Romance
Having moved to Paris for university, Leevi returns to his native Finland for the summer to help his estranged father renovate the family lake house so it can be sold. Tareq, a recent ... See full summary »
6. Dopo la guerra (2017)
92 min | Drama
An Italian insurgent living with his teenage daughter in France discovers that he no longer has political asylum, and the family he left behind in Italy are forced to answer for his past sins.
7. Amatörer (2018)
102 min | Comedy
A sleepy Swedish province hopes to lure a discount store chain by hiring a pompous commercial director to document their town's worthiness, but two bright, brash high school girls from ... See full summary »
9. Anchor and Hope (2017)
113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Two women, Eva and Kat, and the best friend of one of them, Roger. A boat in the canals of London and a question: Is it possible to live love, family, and life in such different ways and yet remain united?
10. Jia nian hua (2017)
107 min | Drama
In a small seaside town, two schoolgirls are sexually assaulted by a middle-aged man in a motel. Mia, a teenager who was working on reception that night, is the only witness. For fear of losing her job, she chooses to keep silence.
12. Beast (III) (2017)
14A | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A troubled woman living in an isolated community finds herself pulled between the control of her oppressive family and the allure of a secretive outsider suspected of a series of brutal murders.
Votes: 4,378 | Gross: $0.80M
14. Ptaki spiewaja w Kigali (2017)
113 min | Drama
In 1994 Rwanda, a Polish woman ornithologist saves a Tutsi girl from certain death. After a few years they both revisit Africa on an emotional journey full of painful memories.
18. Blue My Mind (2017)
97 min | Drama, Fantasy
15-year-old Mia is facing an overwhelming transformation which calls her entire existence into question. Her body is changing radically, and despite desperate attempts to halt the process, ... See full summary »
20. Boundaries (I) (2018)
14A | 104 min | Comedy, Drama
Laura and her son Henry are forced to drive her estranged, pot-dealing, carefree father Jack across country after being kicked out of a nursing home.
Votes: 1,061 | Gross: $0.70M
21. Breath (I) (2017)
14A | 115 min | Drama, Sport
Based on Tim Winton's award-winning and international bestselling novel set in mid-70s coastal Australia. Two teenage boys, hungry for discovery, form an unlikely friendship with a ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,218 | Gross: $0.04M
22. Kelebekler (2018)
117 min | Comedy, Drama
In a Turkish village, three siblings who neither know each other nor anything about their late father, wait to bury his body. As they start to find out more about their father and each other, they also start to learn more about themselves.
23. Le sens de la fête (I) (2017)
PG | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A hectic wedding party held in an 17th century French palace comes together with the help of the behind-the-scenes staff.
24. Tårtgeneralen (2018)
101 min | Comedy
Set in 1984, Hans Pettersson (Hasse P.) decides to create the largest sandwich cake ever made in order to put his home town, Köping, on the map.
26. Si Chedeng at si Apple (2017)
87 min | Comedy
In the wake of her husband's death, Chedeng, 66, decides to come out of the closet. Her best friend Apple, 63, beheads her live-in partner in a fit of rage. Bound by friendship, the two ... See full summary »
27. Gatta Cenerentola (2017)
86 min | Animation, Crime, Thriller
Cenerentola struggles to escape the shadow and evil schemes of her stepmother and six stepsisters who all live aboard the Megaride, a ship stuck in the port of a decaying future Naples.
28. Cook Off (2017)
116 min | Comedy, Romance
Single mother Anesu's life is turned upside down when her son enters her into a reality TV competition. A refreshing view of contemporary life in Harare, Zimbabwe, told through the lens of a classic romantic comedy.
29. Dark River (2017)
90 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Following the death of her father, Alice (Ruth Wilson) returns to her home village for the first time in 15 years, to claim the tenancy to the family farm she believes is rightfully hers.
Votes: 1,627 | Gross: $0.01M
30. Dead Pigs (2018)
130 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A bumbling pig farmer, a feisty salon owner, a sensitive busboy, an expat architect and a disenchanted rich girl converge and collide as thousands of dead pigs float down the river towards a rapidly-modernizing Shanghai.
31. Death of a Poetess (2017)
77 min | Drama
A delicate, poetic cinematic work, consisting of two parallel axes. Lenny Sadeh is a Tel Aviv based scholar who passes through the last day of her life. Yasmin Nasser, an Arab nurse who ... See full summary »
32. Disobedience (2017)
14A | 114 min | Drama, Romance
A woman returns to her Orthodox Jewish community that shunned her for her attraction to a female childhood friend. Once back, their passions reignite as they explore the boundaries of faith and sexuality.
Votes: 12,232 | Gross: $3.48M
33. Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (2018)
14A | 114 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
On the rocky path to sobriety after a life-changing accident, John Callahan discovers the healing power of art, willing his injured hands into drawing hilarious, often controversial cartoons, which bring him a new lease on life.
Votes: 5,899 | Gross: $1.44M
34. Mutalim Besafek (2017)
88 min | Drama
Assi, a screenwriter and poet, is stuck in his personal life. He is full of doubt, disturbing thoughts, and existential restlessness. He is sentenced to community service due to a ... See full summary »
35. Eighth Grade (2018)
14A | 93 min | Comedy, Drama
An introverted teenage girl tries to survive the last week of her disastrous eighth grade year before leaving to start high school.
Votes: 16,032 | Gross: $13.54M
36. Ellen: The Ellen Pakkies Story (2018)
123 min | Drama
Based on true events, Ellen tells of the troubled relationship between a mother and her drug-addicted son - a relationship that will eventually drive her to the edge and lead to his murder.... See full summary »
37. Errementari (2017)
98 min | Fantasy, Horror
Errementari: The Blacksmith and the Devil is a re-telling of an ancient fable about a Blacksmith who finds himself battling the Devil. In this story the Blacksmith has captured a demon and ... See full summary »
38. Fake Tattoos (2017)
87 min | Drama, Romance
Theo spends his 18th birthday alone, getting drunk at a brutal punk rock show. There, he meets Mag, a marginal teenager who invites him to spend the night at her place. A love story unfolds... See full summary »
39. Falling (III) (2017)
105 min | Drama
FALLING is a story about the post-revolutionary generation of young Ukrainian people looking for their place in a modern Ukraine. It follows two bewildered people who meet at a crucial ... See full summary »
40. First Reformed (2017)
14A | 113 min | Drama, Thriller
A priest of a small congregation in upstate New York grapples with mounting despair brought on by tragedy, worldly concerns and a tormented past.
Votes: 13,689 | Gross: $3.45M
41. Garbage (2018)
105 min | Drama, Thriller
A woman has been chained to the wall of an apartment. She is being kept as a slave. Taxi driver Phanishwar, her master, spreads his hatred on social networks. One day he meets a young woman... See full summary »
43. Genezis (2018)
120 min | Drama
The three stories within Genesis are rooted in the biblical notion of family: a woman in her late thirties rediscovers the faith she lost as a child; a mother goes to extreme lengths to ... See full summary »
45. Rou qing shi (2018)
117 min | Drama
Girls Always Happy confronts the contemporary city life with a brand new perspective, and portrays with astonishing precision, the spectacle of mutual repulsion, hatred, and harm in a ... See full summary »
46. Le Redoutable (2017)
14A | 107 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
In 1967, during the making of "La Chinoise," film director Jean-Luc Godard falls in love with 19-year-old actress Anne Wiazemsky and marries her.
Votes: 2,928 | Gross: $0.08M
47. Los Buscadores (2017)
102 min | Adventure
Los Buscadores follows Manu (Tomás Arredondo), a newspaper delivery boy who lives in La Chacarita and works in the outskirts of Asunción, who one day receives a book that talks about the ... See full summary »
48. As Boas Maneiras (2017)
135 min | Fantasy, Horror, Musical
Clara, a lonely nurse from the outskirts of São Paulo, is hired by mysterious and wealthy Ana as the nanny for her unborn child. The two women develop a strong bond, but a fateful night changes their plans.
Votes: 1,027 | Gross: $0.03M
49. Green Days by the River (2017)
102 min | Drama | Completed
In Trinidad, British West Indies, 1954 - The coming of age story of a fifteen-year-old boy from the coastal village of Mayaro.
51. Half Widow (2017)
91 min | Drama
Amid the backdrop of the Kashmiri conflict, a young woman must come to grips with the disappearance of her doting husband and embarks on harrowing journey of self-discovery.
52. Happy Birthday (II) (2017)
When George sees his daughter Margarita facing him through the teargas, he and his wife Sofia decide that father and daughter should go to their country house for a few days in an attempt ... See full summary »
53. Tinta Bruta (2018)
118 min | Drama
Set in Brazil's southern city of Porto Alegre, the film focuses on a socially repressed young man who only comes out of his shell during chatroom performances, when he strips and smears neon paints on his lithe body.
55. Hot Mess (2018)
90 min | Comedy
Stuck in the angst of wondering who she is and what she is meant to be doing with her life, Loz, a 25 year-old aspiring playwright, finally thinks she's found the answer to all her issues. Its name is Dave.
56. I Am Not a Witch (2017)
93 min | Drama
Following a banal incident in her local village, 8-year old girl Shula is accused of witchcraft. After a short trial she is found guilty, taken into state custody and exiled to a witch camp... See full summary »
Votes: 1,510 | Gross: $0.04M
59. Jinn (I) (2018)
92 min | Drama
Summer is a 17-year old carefree black girl, whose world is turned upside down when her mother, a popular meteorologist named Jade Jennings, abruptly converts to Islam and becomes a ... See full summary »
61. Matar a Jesús (2017)
95 min | Drama
Lita witnesses the murder of her own father, a university professor. Frustrated over the local police she and her family starts to investigate the murder themselves. Located at the dark and... See full summary »
63. Leave No Trace (2018)
PG | 109 min | Drama
A father and his thirteen year-old daughter are living an ideal existence in a vast urban park in Portland, Oregon, when a small mistake derails their lives forever.
Votes: 11,882 | Gross: $6.05M
64. Lemonade (I) (2018)
14A | 88 min | Drama
Mara, a young Romanian woman, has just moved to the US with Dragos, her 9-year-old son, marrying Daniel, an American she has met only a few months ago. The film follows her through a series... See full summary »
66. Tito e gli alieni (2018)
After his wife's death the Professor (Valerio Mastandrea) lives isolated from the world in the Nevada desert, near Area 51. He supposedly works on a top-secret project for the US government... See full summary »
67. Looking for Oum Kulthum (2017)
90 min | Drama
A film within a film, "Looking for Oum Kulthum" is the plight of an Iranian woman artist/filmmaker living in exile, as she embarks on capturing the life and art of the legendary female ... See full summary »
68. Love and Shukla (2017)
107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Shukla, an auto driver from an orthodox Brahmin family, has never intimately known a woman other than the celluloid starlets he watches every day on the 4 inch display of his mobile phone.
69. Xiang ai xiang qin (2017)
120 min | Drama
A dying old lady reminisces about her happier moments. Her daughter, Hui Ying, decides to move her father's grave from his hometown to beside her mother's grave. However, his first wife, ... See full summary »
72. Marilyn (2018)
79 min | Drama
Marcos, a seventeen-year-old farm worker, discovers his sexuality in a hostile environment. Nicknamed Marilyn by other teenagers in town, he becomes the target both of human desire and ... See full summary »
73. Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts (2017)
93 min | Drama, Thriller
Marlina lives quietly in Sumba until one day a man named Markus and his gang try to rob her house and she kills him. Eventually, she is haunted by Markus, and her life turns in 180 degrees.
Votes: 1,228 | Gross: $0.02M
74. Mobile Homes (2017)
105 min | Drama
A young mother drifts from one motel to the next with her intoxicated boyfriend, and her 8-year-old son. The makeshift family scrapes by, living one hustle at a time, until the discovery of... See full summary »
75. Muumien taikatalvi (2017)
82 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Moomintroll decides to stay awake to explore the winter instead of having his winter slumber as usually. Winter is certainly totally different than he had imagined.
76. Mutafukaz (2017)
R | 94 min | Animation, Action, Comedy
Angelino is just one of thousands of deadbeats living in Dark Meat City. But an otherwise unremarkable scooter accident caused by a beautiful, mysterious stranger is about to transform his ... See full summary »
Votes: 458 | Gross: $0.22M
77. Puoi baciare lo sposo (2018)
90 min | Comedy
In this merry movie of matrimony, happily engaged Antonio brings his fiancé Paulo to the exquisite old Italian village of his birth to meet his headstrong parents and reveal his sexuality, ... See full summary »
78. My Name Is Myeisha (2018)
My Name Is Myeisha is a hip-hop musical inspired by the 1998 police shooting of California teen Tyisha Miller (as well as countless other acts of police brutality against African American ... See full summary »
79. Nancy (2018)
85 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Nancy becomes increasingly convinced she was kidnapped as a child. When she meets a couple whose daughter went missing thirty years ago, reasonable doubts give way to willful belief.
Votes: 759 | Gross: $0.08M
80. Napoli velata (2017)
113 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
In a Naples suspended between magic and superstition, madness and rationality, a mystery envelops the existence of Adriana, overwhelmed by a sudden love and a violent crime.
81. Blizkie (2017)
90 min | Drama
A family living on the outskirts of Moscow are mired in quarrels, discomfort and mutual oppression. They spit negative emotions at each other, forgetting about love, compassion and God. A tragedy will take them through a belated catharsis.
82. Nervous Translation (2017)
90 min | Drama
Eight year-old Yael, shy to a fault, lives in her own private world. One day she finds out about a pen that can "translate" the thoughts and feelings of nervous people.
83. Never Steady, Never Still (2017)
14A | 112 min | Drama
A mother struggles to take control of her life in the face of advanced Parkinson's disease, while her son battles his sexual and emotional identity amongst the violence of Alberta's oil field work camps.
87. Nona (2017)
A girl from Honduras meets Hecho, who promises to get her safely to America to reunite with her mother. Instead, Nona faces a perilous journey when he doesn't deliver on that promise.
88. Numéro une (2017)
110 min | Drama, Thriller
A high executive is asked if she'd like to be the first female CEO in a water company, ruled by the government. But she'll not be the only one running for the job. She'll face some hard and dirty competition.
89. Shabab Sheyab (2018)
95 min | Comedy, Drama
As four friends spend their senior years in an assisted living facility in Dubai, they find they're are gradually losing their zest for life, despite some of their best efforts to make the ... See full summary »
90. On Chesil Beach (2017)
14A | 110 min | Drama, Music, Romance
Based on Ian McEwan's novel. In 1962 England, a young couple find their idyllic romance colliding with issues of sexual freedom and societal pressure, leading to an awkward and fateful wedding night.
Votes: 3,938 | Gross: $0.75M
91. One of these days (2017)
Beirut, on an autumn day. The city is on the edge of chaos, but for Maya, Tarek, Yasmina and Rami, aged between 17 and 22 years old, it is just an ordinary day during which they question ... See full summary »
92. The Pig (2018)
108 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Iranian directors are getting slaughtered by an unknown serial killer and a blacklisted director, Hasan Kasmai, is curious about only one thing: Why isn't the killer after him?
93. Prospect (2018)
98 min | Sci-Fi
A teenage girl and her father travel to a remote alien moon, aiming to strike it rich. They've secured a contract to harvest a large deposit of the elusive gems hidden in the depths of the moon's toxic forest. But there are others roving the wilderness and the job quickly devolves into a fight to survive. Forced to contend not only with the forest's other ruthless inhabitants, but with her own ... See full summary »
94. Cuori puri (2017)
115 min | Drama, Romance
Agnese and Stefano are profoundly different. She is only seventeen, lives with her mother (a harsh but devoted woman and a regular church-goer) and is about to take a vow of chastity to ... See full summary »
95. Puzzle (II) (2018)
PG | 103 min | Drama
Agnes, taken for granted as a suburban mother, discovers a passion for solving jigsaw puzzles which unexpectedly draws her into a new world - where her life unfolds in ways she could never have imagined.
Votes: 803 | Gross: $2.02M
96. Le Fidèle (2017)
R | 130 min | Crime, Drama
Set against the background of a brutal crime gang in Brussels, a tragic love story between Gigi, a high-flying gangster, and Bibi, a young racing driver with very upper-class roots.
Votes: 2,450 | Gross: $0.05M
98. Retablo (2017)
95 min | Drama
Segundo Paucar, a 14 year old boy wants to become a master story-box maker just like his father to carry on with the family legacy. On his way to a community celebration in the Andes, ... See full summary »
99. Revenge (II) (2017)
R | 108 min | Action, Horror, Thriller
Never take your mistress on an annual guys' getaway, especially one devoted to hunting - a violent lesson for three wealthy married men.
Votes: 18,333 | Gross: $0.10M
100. Ruin Me (2017)
87 min | Horror, Thriller
Alexandra reluctantly tags along for Slasher Sleepout, an extreme event that is part camping trip, part haunted house, and part escape room. But when the fun turns deadly, Alex has to play the game if she wants to make it out alive.