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= highlights (26 highlights/159 total movies).



Ex Machina (2014)

Alex Garland. IMDB tt0470752 UK

A young programmer is selected to participate in a ground-breaking experiment in synthetic intelligence by evaluating the human qualities of a breath-taking humanoid A.I.


The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)

Joel Coen, Ethan Coen. IMDB tt0110074 UK Germany USA

A naive business graduate is installed as president of a manufacturing company as part of a stock scam.


We Are the Best! (2013)

Lukas Moodysson. IMDB tt2364975 Sweden Denmark

Three girls in 1980s Stockholm decide to form a punk band -- despite not having any instruments and being told by everyone that punk is dead.


Black Panther (2018)

Ryan Coogler. IMDB tt1825683 USA

T'Challa, the King of Wakanda, rises to the throne in the isolated, technologically advanced African nation, but his claim is challenged by a vengeful outsider who was a childhood victim of T'Challa's father's mistake.


No Country for Old Men (2007)

Ethan Coen, Joel Coen. IMDB tt0477348 USA

Violence and mayhem ensue after a hunter stumbles upon a drug deal gone wrong and more than two million dollars in cash near the Rio Grande.


Wild Strawberries (1957)

Ingmar Bergman. IMDB tt0050986 Sweden

After living a life marked by coldness, an aging professor is forced to confront the emptiness of his existence.


Get Out (2017)

Jordan Peele. IMDB tt5052448 Japan USA

It's time for a young African-American to meet with his white girlfriend's parents for a weekend in their secluded estate in the woods, but before long, the friendly and polite ambience will give way to a nightmare.



★ Solaris (1972)

Andrei Tarkovsky. IMDB tt0069293 Soviet_Union

A psychologist is sent to a station orbiting a distant planet in order to discover what has caused the crew to go insane.


Breaking the Waves (1996)

Lars von Trier. IMDB tt0115751 Denmark Sweden France Netherlands Norway Iceland Spain

Oilman Jan is paralyzed in an accident. His wife, who prayed for his return, feels guilty; even more, when Jan urges her to have sex with another.


Still Walking (2008)

Hirokazu Koreeda. IMDB tt1087578 Japan

A family gathers together for a commemorative ritual whose nature only gradually becomes clear.


The Exterminating Angel (1962)

Luis Buñuel. IMDB tt0056732 Mexico

The guests at an upper-class dinner party find themselves unable to leave.


★ Stalker (1979)

Andrei Tarkovsky. IMDB tt0079944 Soviet_Union

A guide leads two men through an area known as the Zone to find a room that grants wishes.


Ringu (1998)

Hideo Nakata. IMDB tt0178868 Japan

A reporter and her ex-husband investigate a cursed video tape that is rumored to kill the viewer seven days after watching it.


Kontroll (2003)

Nimród Antal. IMDB tt0373981 Hungary

A tale about a strange young man, Bulcsú, the fellow inspectors on his team, all without exception likeable characters, a rival ticket inspection team, and racing along the tracks... And a tale about love.


The Revenant (2015)

Alejandro G. Iñárritu. IMDB tt1663202 USA Hong_Kong Taiwan

A frontiersman on a fur trading expedition in the 1820s fights for survival after being mauled by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team.


★ Whiplash (2014)

Damien Chazelle. IMDB tt2582802 USA

A promising young drummer enrolls at a cut-throat music conservatory where his dreams of greatness are mentored by an instructor who will stop at nothing to realize a student's potential.


Suspiria (1977)

Dario Argento. IMDB tt0076786 Italy

A newcomer to a prestigious ballet academy comes to realize that the school is a front for something sinister amidst a series of grisly murders.


Audition (1999)

Takashi Miike. IMDB tt0235198 Japan

A widower takes an offer to screen girls at a special audition, arranged for him by a friend to find him a new wife. The one he fancies is not who she appears to be after all.


Deep Red (1975)

Dario Argento. IMDB tt0073582 Italy

After witnessing the murder of a famous psychic, a musician teams up with a feisty reporter to find the killer while evading attempts on their lives by the unseen assailant bent on keeping a dark secret buried.


Mulholland Drive (2001)

David Lynch. IMDB tt0166924 France USA

After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesiac, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.


Delicatessen (1991)

Marc Caro, Jean-Pierre Jeunet. IMDB tt0101700 France

Post-apocalyptic surrealist black comedy about the landlord of an apartment building who occasionally prepares a delicacy for his odd tenants.


The Meaning of Life (1983)

Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam. IMDB tt0085959 UK

The comedy team takes a look at life in all its stages in their own uniquely silly way.


La La Land (2016)

Damien Chazelle. IMDB tt3783958 USA Hong_Kong

While navigating their careers in Los Angeles, a pianist and an actress fall in love while attempting to reconcile their aspirations for the future.


Millennium Actress (2001)

Satoshi Kon. IMDB tt0291350 Japan

A TV interviewer and his cameraman meet a former actress and travel through her memories and career.


The Terminator (1984)

James Cameron. IMDB tt0088247 UK USA

A seemingly indestructible humanoid cyborg is sent from 2029 to 1984 to assassinate a waitress, whose unborn son will lead humanity in a war against the machines, while a soldier from that war is sent to protect her at all costs.


Gravity (2013)

Alfonso Cuarón. IMDB tt1454468 UK USA

Two astronauts work together to survive after an accident which leaves them stranded in space.


Our Little Sister (2015)

Hirokazu Koreeda. IMDB tt3756788 Japan

A story that revolves around three sisters who live in their grandmother's home and the arrival of their thirteen-year-old half sister.


★ The Fifth Element (1997)

Luc Besson. IMDB tt0119116 France

In the colorful future, a cab driver unwittingly becomes the central figure in the search for a legendary cosmic weapon to keep Evil and Mr. Zorg at bay.


★ Polytechnique (2009)

Denis Villeneuve. IMDB tt1194238 Canada

A dramatization of the Montreal Massacre of 1989 where several female engineering students were murdered by an unstable misogynist.


They Live (1988)

John Carpenter. IMDB tt0096256 USA

A drifter discovers a pair of sunglasses that allow him to wake up to the fact that aliens have taken over the Earth.


Phenomena (1985)

Dario Argento. IMDB tt0087909 Italy

A young girl, with an amazing ability to communicate with insects, is transferred to an exclusive Swiss boarding school, where her unusual capability might help solve a string of murders.


★ The Shining (1980)

Stanley Kubrick. IMDB tt0081505 UK USA

A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future.


One Hour Photo (2002)

Mark Romanek. IMDB tt0265459 USA

A mentally unstable photo developer begins to attack a middle-class family after his obsession with them becomes more sick and disturbing than any of them could imagine.


Pan's Labyrinth (2006)

Guillermo del Toro. IMDB tt0457430 Spain Mexico USA

In the falangist Spain of 1944, the bookish young stepdaughter of a sadistic army officer escapes into an eerie but captivating fantasy world.


Burnt by the Sun (1994)

Nikita Mikhalkov. IMDB tt0111579 Russia France

Russia, 1936: revolutionary hero Colonel Kotov is spending an idyllic summer in his village with his young wife and six-year-old daughter Nadia and other assorted family and friends. Things...


★ Boogie Nights (1997)

Paul Thomas Anderson. IMDB tt0118749 USA

The story of a young man's adventures in the Californian pornography industry of the late 1970s and early 1980s.


Melancholia (2011)

Lars von Trier. IMDB tt1527186 Denmark Sweden France Germany

Two sisters find their already strained relationship challenged as a mysterious new planet threatens to collide with Earth.


28 Days Later... (2002)

Danny Boyle. IMDB tt0289043 UK

Four weeks after a mysterious, incurable virus spreads throughout the UK, a handful of survivors try to find sanctuary.


North by Northwest (1959)

Alfred Hitchcock. IMDB tt0053125 USA

A hapless New York advertising executive is mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies, and is pursued across the country while he looks for a way to survive.


Blood Diamond (2006)

Edward Zwick. IMDB tt0450259 Germany USA

A fisherman, a smuggler, and a syndicate of businessmen match wits over the possession of a priceless diamond.


Sabrina (1954)

Billy Wilder. IMDB tt0047437 USA

A playboy becomes interested in the daughter of his family's chauffeur, but it's his more serious brother who would be the better man for her.


Lord of War (2005)

Andrew Niccol. IMDB tt0399295 USA Germany France

An arms dealer confronts the morality of his work as he is being chased by an Interpol Agent.


Gattaca (1997)

Andrew Niccol. IMDB tt0119177 USA

A genetically inferior man assumes the identity of a superior one in order to pursue his lifelong dream of space travel.


Moon (2009)

Duncan Jones. IMDB tt1182345 UK

Astronaut Sam Bell has a quintessentially personal encounter toward the end of his three-year stint on the Moon, where he, working alongside his computer, GERTY, sends back to Earth parcels of a resource that has helped diminish our planet's power problems.


Jurassic Park (1993)

Steven Spielberg. IMDB tt0107290 USA

During a preview tour, a theme park suffers a major power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok.


Reservoir Dogs (1992)

Quentin Tarantino. IMDB tt0105236 USA

After a simple jewelry heist goes terribly wrong, the surviving criminals begin to suspect that one of them is a police informant.


WALL·E (2008)

Andrew Stanton. IMDB tt0910970 USA

In the distant future, a small waste-collecting robot inadvertently embarks on a space journey that will ultimately decide the fate of mankind.


Blue Valentine (2010)

Derek Cianfrance. IMDB tt1120985 USA

The relationship of a contemporary married couple, charting their evolution over a span of years by cross-cutting between time periods.


The City of Lost Children (1995)

Marc Caro, Jean-Pierre Jeunet. IMDB tt0112682 France Germany Spain Belgium

A scientist in a surrealist society kidnaps children to steal their dreams, hoping that they slow his aging process.


Borsalino (1970)

Jacques Deray. IMDB tt0065486 France Italy

During the 1930s, in Marseilles, France, two small time crooks work for local crime bosses until they decide to go into business for themselves.


Norwegian Wood (2010)

Tran Anh Hung. IMDB tt1270842 Japan

Toru recalls his life in the 1960s, when his friend Kizuki killed himself and he grew close to Naoko, Kizuki's girlfriend, and another woman, the outgoing, lively Midori.


Trainspotting (1996)

Danny Boyle. IMDB tt0117951 UK

Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends.


The Sixth Sense (1999)

M. Night Shyamalan. IMDB tt0167404 USA

A boy who communicates with spirits seeks the help of a disheartened child psychologist.


Toy Story 3 (2010)

Lee Unkrich. IMDB tt0435761 USA

The toys are mistakenly delivered to a day-care center instead of the attic right before Andy leaves for college, and it's up to Woody to convince the other toys that they weren't abandoned and to return home.


Dark Star (1974)

John Carpenter. IMDB tt0069945 USA

In the far reaches of space, a small crew, 20 years into their solitary mission, find things beginning to go hilariously wrong.


The Prestige (2006)

Christopher Nolan. IMDB tt0482571 USA UK

After a tragic accident two stage magicians engage in a battle to create the ultimate illusion whilst sacrificing everything they have to outwit the other.


Source Code (2011)

Duncan Jones. IMDB tt0945513 USA Canada

A soldier wakes up in someone else's body and discovers he's part of an experimental government program to find the bomber of a commuter train. A mission he has only 8 minutes to complete.


The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

Jonathan Demme. IMDB tt0102926 USA

A young F.B.I. cadet must receive the help of an incarcerated and manipulative cannibal killer to help catch another serial killer, a madman who skins his victims.


★ The Mirror (1975)

Andrei Tarkovsky. IMDB tt0072443 Soviet_Union

A dying man in his forties remembers his past. His childhood, his mother, the war, personal moments and things that tell of the recent history of all the Russian nation.


Duck Soup (1933)

Leo McCarey. IMDB tt0023969 USA

Rufus T. Firefly is named president/dictator of bankrupt Freedonia and declares war on neighboring Sylvania over the love of wealthy Mrs. Teasdale.


Antichrist (2009)

Lars von Trier. IMDB tt0870984 Denmark Germany France Sweden Italy Poland

A grieving couple retreat to their cabin in the woods, hoping to repair their broken hearts and troubled marriage. But nature takes its course and things go from bad to worse.


The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

Wes Anderson. IMDB tt2278388 USA Germany

The adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous hotel from the fictional Republic of Zubrowka between the first and second World Wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend.


Silent Running (1972)

Douglas Trumbull. IMDB tt0067756 USA

In a future where all flora is extinct on Earth, an astronaut is given orders to destroy the last of Earth's botany, kept in a greenhouse aboard a spacecraft.


★ Siberiade (1979)

Andrey Konchalovskiy. IMDB tt0079907 Soviet_Union

The story about a very small god-forgotten village in Siberia reflects the history of Russia from the beginning of the century till early 80s. Three generations try to find the land of ...


Machete (2010)

Ethan Maniquis, Robert Rodriguez. IMDB tt0985694 USA

After being set-up and betrayed by the man who hired him to assassinate a Texas Senator, an ex-Federale launches a brutal rampage of revenge against his former boss.


Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)

Quentin Tarantino. IMDB tt0266697 USA

The Bride wakens from a four-year coma. The child she carried in her womb is gone. Now she must wreak vengeance on the team of assassins who betrayed her - a team she was once part of.


★ Attack the Block (2011)

Joe Cornish. IMDB tt1478964 UK France

A teen gang in South London defend their block from an alien invasion.


★ Spirited Away (2001)

Hayao Miyazaki, Kirk Wise. IMDB tt0245429 Japan

During her family's move to the suburbs, a sullen 10-year-old girl wanders into a world ruled by gods, witches, and spirits, and where humans are changed into beasts.


Outland (1981)

Peter Hyams. IMDB tt0082869 UK

In the distant future, a police marshal stationed at a remote mining colony on the Jupiter moon of Io uncovers a drug-smuggling conspiracy, and gets no help from the populace when he later finds himself marked for murder.


City of God (2002)

Fernando Meirelles, Kátia Lund(co-director). IMDB tt0317248 Brazil France

Two boys growing up in a violent neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro take different paths: one becomes a photographer, the other a drug dealer.


★ Cria Cuervos (1976)

Carlos Saura. IMDB tt0074360 Spain

Three orphaned sisters under the custody of their stern aunt and their handicapped grandmother will have to acclimatise to the new conditions of their shared life, overcome life's constant impediments, and in the process, grow up.


The Fog (1980)

John Carpenter. IMDB tt0080749 USA

An unearthly fog rolls into a small coastal town exactly 100 years after a ship mysteriously sank in its waters.


★ Inland Empire (2006)

David Lynch. IMDB tt0460829 France Poland USA

As an actress starts to adopt the persona of her character in a film, her world starts to become nightmarish and surreal.


Deja Vu (2006)

Tony Scott. IMDB tt0453467 USA UK

After a ferry is bombed in New Orleans, an A.T.F. agent joins a unique investigation using experimental surveillance technology to find the bomber, but soon finds himself becoming obsessed with one of the victims.


Women in Cages (1971)

Gerardo de Leon. IMDB tt0067995 Philippines USA

American women prisoners in a foreign country. Sex and action.


Dark City (1998)

Alex Proyas. IMDB tt0118929 Australia USA

A man struggles with memories of his past, including a wife he cannot remember, in a nightmarish world with no sun.


★ Paths of Glory (1957)

Stanley Kubrick. IMDB tt0050825 USA

After refusing to attack an enemy position, a general accuses the soldiers of cowardice and their commanding officer must defend them.


Carnage (2011)

Roman Polanski. IMDB tt1692486 France Germany Poland Spain USA

Two pairs of parents hold a cordial meeting after their sons are involved in a fight, though as their time together progresses, increasingly childish behavior throws the discussion into chaos.


District B13 (2004)

Pierre Morel. IMDB tt0414852 France

Set in the ghettos of Paris in 2010, an undercover cop and ex-thug try to infiltrate a gang in order to defuse a neutron bomb.


Inside (2007)

Alexandre Bustillo, Julien Maury. IMDB tt0856288 France

Four months after the death of her husband, a woman on the brink of motherhood is tormented in her home by a strange woman who wants her unborn baby.


Rollerball (1975)

Norman Jewison. IMDB tt0073631 UK USA

In a corporate-controlled future, an ultra-violent sport known as Rollerball represents the world, and one of its powerful athletes is out to defy those who want him out of the game.


Snatch (2000)

Guy Ritchie. IMDB tt0208092 UK USA

Unscrupulous boxing promoters, violent bookmakers, a Russian gangster, incompetent amateur robbers, and supposedly Jewish jewelers fight to track down a priceless stolen diamond.


District 9 (2009)

Neill Blomkamp. IMDB tt1136608 South_Africa USA New_Zealand Canada

An extraterrestrial race forced to live in slum-like conditions on Earth suddenly finds a kindred spirit in a government agent who is exposed to their biotechnology.


★ Requiem for a Dream (2000)

Darren Aronofsky. IMDB tt0180093 USA

The drug-induced utopias of four Coney Island people are shattered when their addictions run deep.


Alien (1979)

Ridley Scott. IMDB tt0078748 UK USA

After a space merchant vessel perceives an unknown transmission as a distress call, its landing on the source moon finds one of the crew attacked by a mysterious lifeform, and they soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun.


Psycho (1960)

Alfred Hitchcock. IMDB tt0054215 USA

A Phoenix secretary embezzles $40,000 from her employer's client, goes on the run, and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother.


★ The Neon Demon (2016)

Nicolas Winding Refn. IMDB tt1974419 Denmark France USA

When aspiring model Jesse moves to Los Angeles, her youth and vitality are devoured by a group of beauty-obsessed women who will take any means necessary to get what she has.


THX 1138 (1971)

George Lucas. IMDB tt0066434 USA

In the twenty-fifth century, a time when people have designations instead of names, a man, THX 1138, and a woman, LUH 3417, rebel against their rigidly controlled society.


Brazil (1985)

Terry Gilliam. IMDB tt0088846 UK

A bureaucrat, in a retro-future world, tries to correct an administrative error, and becomes an enemy of the state.


The Machinist (2004)

Brad Anderson. IMDB tt0361862 Spain

An industrial worker who hasn't slept in a year begins to doubt his own sanity.


Judge Dredd (1995)

Danny Cannon. IMDB tt0113492 USA

In a dystopian future, Joseph Dredd, the most famous Judge (a police officer with instant field judiciary powers), is convicted for a crime he did not commit and must face his murderous counterpart.


The Dark Knight (2008)

Christopher Nolan. IMDB tt0468569 USA UK

When the menace known as the Joker emerges from his mysterious past, he wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, the Dark Knight must accept one of the greatest psychological and physical tests of his ability to fight injustice.


The Graduate (1967)

Mike Nichols. IMDB tt0061722 USA

A disillusioned college graduate finds himself torn between his older lover and her daughter.


Cape Fear (1991)

Martin Scorsese. IMDB tt0101540 USA

A convicted rapist, released from prison after serving a fourteen-year sentence, stalks the family of the lawyer who originally defended him.


Corpse Bride (2005)

Tim Burton, Mike Johnson. IMDB tt0121164 USA UK

When a shy groom practices his wedding vows in the inadvertent presence of a deceased young woman, she rises from the grave assuming he has married her.


Fracture (2007)

Gregory Hoblit. IMDB tt0488120 USA Germany

An attorney, intent on climbing the career ladder toward success, finds an unlikely opponent in a manipulative criminal he is trying to prosecute.


RED (2010)

Robert Schwentke. IMDB tt1245526 USA

When his peaceful life is threatened by a high-tech assassin, former black-ops agent Frank Moses reassembles his old team in a last ditch effort to survive and uncover his assailants.


★ Fight Club (1999)

David Fincher. IMDB tt0137523 USA Germany

An insomniac office worker, looking for a way to change his life, crosses paths with a devil-may-care soapmaker, forming an underground fight club that evolves into something much, much more.


Twelve Monkeys (1995)

Terry Gilliam. IMDB tt0114746 USA

In a future world devastated by disease, a convict is sent back in time to gather information about the man-made virus that wiped out most of the human population on the planet.


Eyes Without a Face (1960)

Georges Franju. IMDB tt0053459 France Italy

A surgeon causes an accident which leaves his daughter disfigured, and goes to extremes to give her a new face.


Pulp Fiction (1994)

Quentin Tarantino. IMDB tt0110912 USA

The lives of two mob hitmen, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.


Amélie (2001)

Jean-Pierre Jeunet. IMDB tt0211915 France Germany

Amélie is an innocent and naive girl in Paris with her own sense of justice. She decides to help those around her and, along the way, discovers love.


Escape from New York (1981)

John Carpenter. IMDB tt0082340 UK USA

In 1997, when the U.S. president crashes into Manhattan, now a giant maximum security prison, a convicted bank robber is sent in to rescue him.


Inception (2010)

Christopher Nolan. IMDB tt1375666 USA UK

A thief, who steals corporate secrets through the use of dream-sharing technology, is given the inverse task of planting an idea into the mind of a CEO.


Tootsie (1982)

Sydney Pollack. IMDB tt0084805 USA

Michael Dorsey, an unsuccessful actor, disguises himself as a woman in order to get a role on a trashy hospital soap.


2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

Stanley Kubrick. IMDB tt0062622 UK USA

Humanity finds a mysterious, obviously artificial object buried beneath the Lunar surface and, with the intelligent computer H.A.L. 9000, sets off on a quest.


Memento (2000)

Christopher Nolan. IMDB tt0209144 USA

A man juggles searching for his wife's murderer and keeping his short-term memory loss from being an obstacle.


Alphaville (1965)

Jean-Luc Godard. IMDB tt0058898 France Italy

A U.S. secret agent is sent to the distant space city of Alphaville where he must find a missing person and free the city from its tyrannical ruler.


★ A Clockwork Orange (1971)

Stanley Kubrick. IMDB tt0066921 UK USA

In the future, a sadistic gang leader is imprisoned and volunteers for a conduct-aversion experiment, but it doesn't go as planned.


Eyes Wide Shut (1999)

Stanley Kubrick. IMDB tt0120663 UK USA

A New York City doctor, who is married to an art curator, pushes himself on a harrowing and dangerous night-long odyssey of sexual and moral discovery after his wife admits that she once almost cheated on him.


Soul Plane (2004)

Jessy Terrero. IMDB tt0367085 USA

Things get raucously funny aboard the maiden flight of a black-owned airline, thanks to some last-minute passenger additions.


The Martian (2015)

Ridley Scott. IMDB tt3659388 UK USA

An astronaut becomes stranded on Mars after his team assume him dead, and must rely on his ingenuity to find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive.


★ La Haine (1995)

Mathieu Kassovitz. IMDB tt0113247 France

24 hours in the lives of three young men in the French suburbs the day after a violent riot.


Dark Habits (1983)

Pedro Almodóvar. IMDB tt0085496 Spain

A nightclub singer seeks refuge with gay nuns on dope in a Madrid convent.


Prince of Darkness (1987)

John Carpenter. IMDB tt0093777 USA

A research team finds a mysterious cylinder in a deserted church. If opened, it could mean the end of the world.


Pi (1998)

Darren Aronofsky. IMDB tt0138704 USA

A paranoid mathematician searches for a key number that will unlock the universal patterns found in nature.


Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)

Stanley Kubrick. IMDB tt0057012 USA UK

An insane general triggers a path to nuclear holocaust that a war room full of politicians and generals frantically tries to stop.


Gran Torino (2008)

Clint Eastwood. IMDB tt1205489 Germany USA

Disgruntled Korean War veteran Walt Kowalski sets out to reform his neighbor, a Hmong teenager who tried to steal Kowalski's prized possession: a 1972 Gran Torino.


V for Vendetta (2005)

James McTeigue. IMDB tt0434409 USA UK Germany

In a future British tyranny, a shadowy freedom fighter, known only by the alias of "V", plots to overthrow it with the help of a young woman.


Rear Window (1954)

Alfred Hitchcock. IMDB tt0047396 USA

A wheelchair-bound photographer spies on his neighbours from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder.


The English Patient (1996)

Anthony Minghella. IMDB tt0116209 USA UK

At the close of WWII, a young nurse tends to a badly-burned plane crash victim. His past is shown in flashbacks, revealing an involvement in a fateful love affair.


★ Fantastic Planet (1973)

René Laloux. IMDB tt0070544 France Czechoslovakia

On a faraway planet where blue giants rule, oppressed humanoids rebel against their machine-like leaders.


Europa (1991)

Lars von Trier. IMDB tt0101829 Spain Denmark Sweden France Germany Switzerland

Just after W.W.II, an American takes a railway job in Germany, but finds his position politically sensitive with various people trying to use him.


The Conformist (1970)

Bernardo Bertolucci. IMDB tt0065571 Italy France West_Germany

A weak-willed Italian man becomes a fascist flunky who goes abroad to arrange the assassination of his old teacher, now a political dissident.


The Thing (1982)

John Carpenter. IMDB tt0084787 USA

A crew in Antarctica finds a neighboring camp destroyed and its crew dead. Whatever killed them is nowhere to be found, unless it's hidden in plain sight.


The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)

Niels Arden Oplev. IMDB tt1132620 Sweden Denmark Germany Norway

A journalist is aided by a young female hacker in his search for the killer of a woman who has been dead for forty years.


Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)

Jay Roach. IMDB tt0118655 USA Germany

A 1960s hipster secret agent is brought out of cryofreeze to oppose his greatest enemy in the 1990s, where his social attitudes are glaringly out of place.


Jackie Brown (1997)

Quentin Tarantino. IMDB tt0119396 USA

A middle-aged woman finds herself in the middle of a huge conflict that will either make her a profit or cost her life.


The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009)

Terry Gilliam. IMDB tt1054606 UK Canada France USA

A traveling theater company gives its audience much more than they were expecting.


Blade Runner (1982)

Ridley Scott. IMDB tt0083658 USA Hong_Kong

A blade runner must pursue and try to terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space and have returned to Earth to find their creator.


Léon: The Professional (1994)

Luc Besson. IMDB tt0110413 France

Mathilda, a 12-year-old girl, is reluctantly taken in by Léon, a professional assassin, after her family is murdered. Léon and Mathilda form an unusual relationship, as she becomes his protégée and learns the assassin's trade.


The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

Frank Darabont. IMDB tt0111161 USA

Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.


Citizen Kane (1941)

Orson Welles. IMDB tt0033467 USA

Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance.


Micmacs (2009)

Jean-Pierre Jeunet. IMDB tt1149361 France

A man and his friends come up with an intricate and original plan to destroy two big weapons manufacturers.


Django Unchained (2012)

Quentin Tarantino. IMDB tt1853728 USA

With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.


The Cure (1997)

Kiyoshi Kurosawa. IMDB tt0123948 Japan

A frustrated detective deals with the case of several gruesome murders committed by people who have no recollection of what they've done.


★ Inglourious Basterds (2009)

Quentin Tarantino, Eli Roth. IMDB tt0361748 USA Germany

In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a plan to assassinate Nazi leaders by a group of Jewish U.S. soldiers coincides with a theatre owner's vengeful plans for the same.


Man on Fire (2004)

Tony Scott. IMDB tt0328107 USA UK

In Mexico City, a former assassin swears vengeance on those who committed an unspeakable act against the family he was hired to protect.


★ American History X (1998)

Tony Kaye. IMDB tt0120586 USA

A former neo-nazi skinhead tries to prevent his younger brother from going down the same wrong path that he did.


The Animatrix (2003)

Peter Chung, Andrew R. Jones, Yoshiaki Kawajiri, Takeshi Koike, Mahiro Maeda, Kôji Morimoto, Shinichirô Watanabe. IMDB tt0328832 USA Japan

The Animatrix is a collection of several animated short films, detailing the backstory of the "Matrix" universe, and the original war between man and machines which led to the creation of the Matrix.


Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)

Quentin Tarantino. IMDB tt0378194 USA

The Bride continues her quest of vengeance against her former boss and lover Bill, the reclusive bouncer Budd and the treacherous, one-eyed Elle.


Red State (2011)

Kevin Smith. IMDB tt0873886 USA

Set in Middle America, a group of teens receive an online invitation for sex, though they soon encounter fundamentalists with a much more sinister agenda.


★ Apocalypse Now (1979)

Francis Ford Coppola. IMDB tt0078788 USA

During the Vietnam War, Captain Willard is sent on a dangerous mission into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade Colonel who has set himself up as a god among a local tribe.


Dirty Harry (1971)

Don Siegel. IMDB tt0066999 USA

When a mad man calling himself 'the Scorpio Killer' menaces the city, tough as nails San Francisco Police Inspector Harry Callahan is assigned to track down and ferret out the crazed psychopath.


★ Drive (2011)

Nicolas Winding Refn. IMDB tt0780504 USA

A mysterious Hollywood stuntman and mechanic moonlights as a getaway driver and finds himself in trouble when he helps out his neighbor.


Logan's Run (1976)

Michael Anderson. IMDB tt0074812 USA

An idyllic sci-fi future has one major drawback: life must end at the age of 30.


Blow (2001)

Ted Demme. IMDB tt0221027 USA

The story of George Jung, along with the Medellín Cartel, headed by Pablo Escobar established the American cocaine market in the 1970s in the United States.


Mousehunt (1997)

Gore Verbinski. IMDB tt0119715 USA

Two stumblebum inheritors are determined to rid their antique house of a mouse who is equally determined to stay where he is.


Solaris (2002)

Steven Soderbergh. IMDB tt0307479 USA

A troubled psychologist is sent to investigate the crew of an isolated research station orbiting a bizarre planet.


The Matrix (1999)

Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski. IMDB tt0133093 USA

A computer hacker learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against its controllers.


Magic (1978)

Richard Attenborough. IMDB tt0077889 USA

A ventriloquist is at the mercy of his vicious dummy while he tries to renew a romance with his high school sweetheart.


★ Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)

Alejandro G. Iñárritu. IMDB tt2562232 USA

A washed-up actor, who once played an iconic superhero, attempts to revive his career by writing and starring in his very own Broadway play.


★ Terminator 2 (1991)

James Cameron. IMDB tt0103064 USA France

A cyborg, identical to the one who failed to kill Sarah Connor, must now protect her ten year old son, John Connor, from a more advanced cyborg.


Death Proof (2007)

Quentin Tarantino. IMDB tt1028528 USA

Two separate sets of voluptuous women are stalked at different times by a scarred stuntman who uses his "death proof" cars to execute his murderous plans.


Interstellar (2014)

Christopher Nolan. IMDB tt0816692 USA UK Canada Iceland

A team of explorers travel through a wormhole in space in an attempt to ensure humanity's survival.


Rebel Without a Cause (1955)

Nicholas Ray. IMDB tt0048545 USA

A rebellious young man with a troubled past comes to a new town, finding friends and enemies.


Soylent Green (1973)

Richard Fleischer. IMDB tt0070723 USA

In the world ravaged by the greenhouse effect and overpopulation, an NYPD detective investigates the murder of a big company CEO.


Hard Candy (2005)

David Slade. IMDB tt0424136 USA

A teenage girl raids a man's home in order to expose him under suspicion that he is a pedophile.


Sin City (2005)

Frank Miller, Robert Rodriguez, Quentin Tarantino. IMDB tt0401792 USA

A film that explores the dark and miserable town, Basin City, and tells the story of three different people, all caught up in violent corruption.