Top Foreign Movies Of 2000s

List of the Best Foreign Movies of 2000s (2000-2009) Liked By both Critics and Users.Find Movies detail and trailer at one place. Total 186 Titles and 4761 Views.

1. Amélie(2001)

Original Title: Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain
Runtime: Genres:Romance|Comedy Release Date:
Countries: France| Germany Languages:French | Russian Rating:R
Description: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.
Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet
Stars: Audrey Tautou , Mathieu Kassovitz , Rufus , Lorella Cravotta
Tags: Female Protagonist Compassion
8.30    89%    95%  

2. City of God(2002)

Original Title: Cidade de Deus
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Crime Release Date:
Countries: Brazil| France Language:Portuguese Rating:R
Description:City of God depicts the raw violence in the ghettos of Rio de Janeiro. In the 1970’s that kids are carrying guns and joining gangs when they should be playing hide-and-seek.
Directors: Fernando Meirelles , Kátia Lund
Stars: Alexandre Rodrigues , Leandro Firmino , Phellipe Haagensen , Douglas Silva
Tags: Black Comedy Coming Of Age Based On Book Violence Cult Film Gangster Based On True Story Nonlinear Timeline Neo Noir Family Relationships Organized Crime Drug Addiction Rise And Fall Revenge Good Versus Evil Friendship Voice Over Narration
8.60    91%    97%  

3. The Pianist(2002)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|War|Biography Release Date:
Countries: France| Poland| Germany| UK Languages:English | German | Russian Rating:R
Description:The Pianist is a film adapted from the biography of Wladyslaw Szpilman. A Jewish-Polish pianist who during the second world war lived and hid miraculously in Warsaw after having gone through a terrible tragedy. A film from Roman Polanski.
Director: Roman Polanski
Stars: Adrien Brody , Emilia Fox , Michal Zebrowski , Ed Stoppard
Tags: War Crime Survival Violence Nazi Occupation World War Two Based On True Story Police Brutality Prisoner Of War Motivational Holocaust
8.50    95%    95%  

4. Pan's Labyrinth(2006)

Original Title: El laberinto del fauno
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Fantasy|War Release Date:
Countries: Spain| Mexico| USA Language:Spanish Rating:R
Description:Living with her tyrannical stepfather in a new home with her pregnant mother, 10-year-old Ofelia feels alone until she explores a decaying labyrinth guarded by a mysterious faun who claims to know her destiny. If she wishes to return to her real father, Ofelia must complete three terrifying tasks.
Director: Guillermo del Toro
Stars: Ivana Baquero , Sergi López , Maribel Verdú , Doug Jones
Tags: Coming Of Age Film Alternate Dimension War Crime Violence World War Two Monster Tragedy Good Versus Evil Voice Over Narration
8.20    95%    91%  

5. Spirited Away(2001)

Original Title: Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi
Runtime: Genres:Fantasy|Animation|Adventure|Family Release Date:
Country: Japan Language:Japanese Rating:PG
Description: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.
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
Stars: Rumi Hiiragi , Miyu Irino , Mari Natsuki , Takashi Naitô
Tags: Steampunk Female Protagonist Cult Film Anime Studio Ghibli Family Relationships Friendship Blockbuster
8.60    97%    96%  

6. Oldboy(2003)

Original Title: Oldeuboi
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Mystery|Action|Thriller Release Date:
Country: South Korea Language:Korean Rating:R
Description:Oldboy is the revenge drama from Director Park Chan-wook. Based on a manga by Nobuaki Minegishi, it depicts the suffering path of a man who must deal with the never ending torment of having unknowingly made someone his enemy.
Director: Chan-wook Park
Stars: Min-sik Choi , Ji-tae Yu , Hye-jeong Kang , Dae-han Ji
Tags: Violence Cult Film Neo Noir High School Revenge Martial Arts Insanity Based On Comic Book Friendship Voice Over Narration Innocence
8.40    80%    94%  

7. The Lives of Others(2006)

Original Title: Das Leben der Anderen
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Thriller Release Date:
Country: Germany Language:German Rating:R
Description:A tragic love story set in East Berlin with the backdrop of an undercover Stasi controlled culture. Stasi captain Wieler is ordered to follow author Dreyman and plunges deeper and deeper into his life until he reaches the threshold of doubting the system.
Director: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
Stars: Martina Gedeck , Ulrich Mühe , Sebastian Koch , Ulrich Tukur
Tags: Political Thriller Friendship Politics Innocence
8.40    92%    96%  

8. Downfall(2004)

Original Title: Der Untergang
Runtime: Genres:Drama|War|Biography|History Release Date:
Countries: Germany| Austria| Italy Languages:German | Russian | Hungarian Rating:R
Description:Traudl Junge, the final secretary for Adolf Hitler, tells of the Nazi dictator's final days in his Berlin bunker at the end of WWII.
Director: Oliver Hirschbiegel
Stars: Bruno Ganz , Alexandra Maria Lara , Corinna Harfouch , Ulrich Matthes
Tags: Based On Book War Crime Survival Violence World War Two Based On True Story Court Martial Racism Holocaust Trapped Betrayal Insanity Friendship Politics
8.20    91%    94%  

9. 3 Idiots(2009)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|Comedy Release Date:
Country: India Languages:Hindi | English Rating:PG-13
Description:Two friends are searching for their long lost companion. They revisit their college days and recall the memories of their friend who inspired them to think differently, even as the rest of the world called them "idiots".
Director: Rajkumar Hirani
Stars: Aamir Khan , Madhavan , Sharman Joshi , Kareena Kapoor
Tags: Coming Of Age Plot Twist Bollywood Based On Novel Satire Friendship
8.40    100%    92%  

10. Howl's Moving Castle(2004)

Original Title: Hauru no ugoku shiro
Runtime: Genres:Fantasy|Animation|Adventure|Family Release Date:
Country: Japan Language:Japanese Rating:PG
Description:When Sophie, a shy young woman, is cursed with an old body by a spiteful witch, her only chance of breaking the spell lies with a self-indulgent yet insecure young wizard and his companions in his legged, walking home.
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
Stars: Chieko Baishô , Takuya Kimura , Akihiro Miwa , Tatsuya Gashûin
Tags: Self Discovery Steampunk Cult Film Monster Based On Novel Anime Studio Ghibli Blockbuster
8.20    87%    93%  

11. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon(2000)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Action|Romance|Adventure Release Date:
Countries: Taiwan| Hong Kong| USA| China Language:Mandarin Rating:PG-13
Description:Two warriors in pursuit of a stolen sword and a notorious fugitive are led to an impetuous, physically-skilled, teenage nobleman's daughter, who is at a crossroads in her life.
Director: Ang Lee
Stars: Yun-Fat Chow , Michelle Yeoh , Ziyi Zhang , Chen Chang
Tags: Violence Tough Guy Action Hero Action Heroine Based On Novel Martial Arts Betrayal Tough Girl F Rated
7.90    97%    86%  

12. Amores Perros(2000)

Original Title: Amores perros
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Thriller Release Date:
Country: Mexico Language:Spanish Rating:R
Description:A horrific car accident connects three stories, each involving characters dealing with loss, regret, and life's harsh realities, all in the name of love.
Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu
Stars: Emilio Echevarría , Gael García Bernal , Goya Toledo , Álvaro Guerrero
Tags: Violence Nonlinear Timeline Multiple Perspectives Hitman Betrayal
8.10    92%    94%  

13. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo(2009)

Original Title: Män som hatar kvinnor
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Mystery|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Countries: Sweden| Denmark| Germany| Norway Languages:English | Swedish Rating:R
Description:A journalist is aided in his search for a woman who has been missing -- or dead -- for forty years by a young female hacker.
Director: Niels Arden Oplev
Stars: Michael Nyqvist , Noomi Rapace , Lena Endre , Sven-Bertil Taube
Tags: Courtroom Investigation Action Heroine Based On Novel Racism Revenge Serial Killer F Rated
7.80    86%    87%  

14. Ip Man(2008)

Original Title: Yip Man
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Action|Biography|History Release Date:
Countries: Hong Kong| China Languages:Cantonese | Mandarin | Japanese Rating:R
Description:During the Japanese invasion of 1937, when a wealthy martial artist is forced to leave his home and work to support his family, he reluctantly agrees to train others in the art of Wing Chun for self-defense.
Director: Wilson Yip
Stars: Donnie Yen , Simon Yam , Lynn Hung , Hiroyuki Ikeuchi
Tags: Violence Tough Guy World War Two Action Hero One Against Many Family Relationships Racism Mixed Martial Arts Betrayal Good Versus Evil Friendship Compassion Voice Over Narration Japanese Blockbuster
8.00    84%    93%  

15. Let the Right One In(2008)

Original Title: Låt den rätte komma in
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|Horror Release Date:
Country: Sweden Languages:Swedish | Spanish Rating:R
Description:Oskar, an overlooked and bullied boy, finds love and revenge through Eli, a beautiful but peculiar girl.
Director: Tomas Alfredson
Stars: Kåre Hedebrant , Lina Leandersson , Per Ragnar , Henrik Dahl
Tags: Coming Of Age Cult Film Based On Novel Falling In Love Creature Feature Revenge Serial Killer Friendship
7.90    98%    90%  

16. The Secret in Their Eyes(2009)

Original Title: El secreto de sus ojos
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Mystery|Romance|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Countries: Argentina| Spain Language:Spanish Rating:R
Description:A retired legal counselor writes a novel hoping to find closure for one of his past unresolved homicide cases and for his unreciprocated love with his superior - both of which still haunt him decades later.
Director: Juan José Campanella
Stars: Soledad Villamil , Ricardo Darín , Carla Quevedo , Pablo Rago
Tags: Investigation Police Brutality
8.20    91%    93%  

17. Hero(2002)

Original Title: Jing1 Hung4
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Action|Adventure|History Release Date:
Countries: China| Hong Kong Language:Mandarin Rating:PG-13
Description:One man defeated three assassins who sought to murder the most powerful warlord in pre-unified China.
Director: Yimou Zhang
Stars: Jet Li , Tony Chiu Wai Leung , Maggie Cheung , Ziyi Zhang
Tags: Violence Tough Guy Action Hero One Against Many True Love Martial Arts Betrayal Friendship Compassion Voice Over Narration
7.90    95%    87%  

18. The Boy in the Striped Pajamas(2008)

Original Title: The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas
Runtime: Genres:Drama|War Release Date:
Countries: UK| USA Language:English Rating:PG-13
Description:Set during World War II, a story seen through the innocent eyes of Bruno, the eight-year-old son of the commandant at a concentration camp, whose forbidden friendship with a Jewish boy on the other side of the camp fence has startling and unexpected consequences.
Director: Mark Herman
Stars: Asa Butterfield , Zac Mattoon O'Brien , Domonkos Németh , Henry Kingsmill
Tags: Concentration Camp Crime Against Humanity World War Two Based On Novel Family Relationships Holocaust Friendship
7.80    63%    84%  

19. Battle Royale(2000)

Original Title: Batoru Rowaiaru
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Adventure|Thriller|Sci-Fi Release Date:
Country: Japan Language:Japanese Rating:NR
Description:In the future, the Japanese government captures a class of ninth-grade students and forces them to kill each other under the revolutionary "Battle Royale" act.
Director: Kinji Fukasaku
Stars: Tatsuya Fujiwara , Aki Maeda , Tarô Yamamoto , Takeshi Kitano
Tags: Generation Gap One Against Many Dystopia Martial Arts Good Versus Evil
7.70    87%    89%  

20. The Orphanage(2007)

Original Title: El orfanato
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Mystery|Horror|Thriller Release Date:
Country: Spain Language:Spanish Rating:R
Description:A woman brings her family back to her childhood home, which used to be an orphanage, intent on reopening it. Before long, her son starts to communicate with a new invisible friend.
Director: J.A. Bayona
Stars: Belén Rueda , Fernando Cayo , Roger Príncep , Mabel Rivera
7.50    87%    86%  

21. Like Stars on Earth(2007)

Original Title: Taare Zameen Par
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Music|Family Release Date:
Country: India Languages:Hindi | English Rating:PG
Description:An eight-year-old boy is thought to be lazy and a trouble-maker, until the new art teacher has the patience and compassion to discover the real problem behind his struggles in school.
Directors: Aamir Khan , Amole Gupte
Stars: Darsheel Safary , Aamir Khan , Tanay Chheda , Sachet Engineer
Tags: Creativity Motivational Friendship Compassion Bullying
8.40    90%    96%  

22. Kung Fu Hustle(2004)

Original Title: Kung fu
Runtime: Genres:Action|Fantasy|Comedy|Crime Release Date:
Countries: Hong Kong| China Language:Cantonese Rating:R
Description:In Shanghai, China in the 1940s, a wannabe gangster aspires to join the notorious "Axe Gang" while residents of a housing complex exhibit extraordinary powers in defending their turf.
Director: Stephen Chow
Stars: Stephen Chow , Xiaogang Feng , Wah Yuen , Zhi Hua Dong
Tags: Black Comedy Violence Tough Guy Stop Motion Action Hero One Against Many Cult Film Gangster Martial Arts
7.80    90%    89%  

23. Infernal Affairs(2002)

Original Title: Mou gaan dou
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Action|Mystery|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: Hong Kong Languages:Cantonese | English | Thai Rating:R
Description:A story between a mole in the police department and an undercover cop. Their objectives are the same: to find out who is the mole, and who is the cop.
Directors: Wai-Keung Lau , Alan Mak
Stars: Andy Lau , Tony Chiu Wai Leung , Anthony Chau-Sang Wong , Eric Tsang
Tags: Violence Tough Guy Gangster Organized Crime Betrayal
8.10    94%    95%  

24. Once(2007)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|Music Release Date:
Country: Ireland Languages:Czech | English Rating:R
Description:A modern-day musical about a busker and an immigrant and their eventful week in Dublin, as they write, rehearse and record songs that tell their love story.
Director: John Carney
Stars: Glen Hansard , Markéta Irglová , Hugh Walsh , Gerard Hendrick
7.90    97%    91%  

25. Y Tu Mamá También(2001)

Original Title: Y tu mamá también
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|Comedy|Adventure Release Date:
Country: Mexico Language:Spanish Rating:R
Description:In Mexico, two teenage boys and an attractive older woman embark on a road trip and learn a thing or two about life, friendship, sex, and each other.
Director: Alfonso Cuarón
Stars: Daniel Giménez Cacho , Ana López Mercado , Diego Luna , Gael García Bernal
Tags: Coming Of Age Friendship Road Movie Road Trip Politics Voice Over Narration
7.70    92%    88%  

26. Ponyo(2008)

Original Title: Gake no ue no Ponyo
Runtime: Genres:Fantasy|Animation|Family Release Date:
Country: Japan Language:Japanese Rating:G
Description:A five year-old boy develops a relationship with Ponyo, a goldfish princess who longs to become a human after falling in love with him.
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
Stars: Tomoko Yamaguchi , Kazushige Nagashima , Yûki Amami , Jôji Tokoro
Tags: Anime Studio Ghibli Family Relationships Friendship Blockbuster
7.70    91%    83%  

27. In the Mood for Love(2000)

Original Title: Faa yeung nin wa
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance Release Date:
Countries: Hong Kong| China Languages:Cantonese | French | Shanghainese Rating:PG
Description:A melancholy story about the love between a woman and a man who live in the same building and one day find out that their husband and wife had an affair with each other. More and more the two meet during their daily lives as they determine that they both don’t want to be lonely in their marriage.
Director: Kar-Wai Wong
Stars: Maggie Cheung , Tony Chiu Wai Leung , Ping Lam Siu , Tung Cho 'Joe' Cheung
8.10    89%    94%  

28. Rang De Basanti(2006)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Comedy|History Release Date:
Country: India Languages:Hindi | Panjabi | English Rating:NR
Description:The story of six young Indians who assist an English Woman to film a documentary on the extremist freedom fighters from their past, and the events that lead them to relive the long forgotten saga of freedom.
Director: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra
Stars: Aamir Khan , Siddharth , Sharman Joshi , Kunal Kapoor
Tags: Coming Of Age Generation Gap Violence Cult Film Investigation Police Brutality British Military Revenge Friendship Politics Voice Over Narration
8.20    83%    94%  

29. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly(2007)

Original Title: Le scaphandre et le papillon
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Biography Release Date:
Countries: France| USA Language:French Rating:PG-13
Description:The true story of Elle editor Jean-Dominique Bauby who suffers a stroke and has to live with an almost totally paralyzed body; only his left eye isn't paralyzed.
Director: Julian Schnabel
Stars: Mathieu Amalric , Emmanuelle Seigner , Marie-Josée Croze , Anne Consigny
Tags: Based On Book Survival Based On True Story Nonlinear Timeline Voice Over Narration
8.00    94%    92%  

30. Talk to Her(2002)

Original Title: Hable con ella
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|Mystery Release Date:
Country: Spain Language:Spanish Rating:R
Description:Two men share an odd friendship while they care for two women who are both in deep comas.
Director: Pedro Almodóvar
Stars: Javier Cámara , Darío Grandinetti , Leonor Watling , Rosario Flores
8.00    92%    93%  

31. Memories of Murder(2003)

Original Title: Salinui chueok
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Mystery|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: South Korea Languages:Korean | English Rating:UR
Description:In 1986, in the province of Gyunggi, in South Korea, a second young and beautiful woman is found dead, raped and tied and gagged with her underwear. Detective Park Doo-Man and Detective Cho...
Director: Joon-ho Bong
Stars: Kang-ho Song , Sang-kyung Kim , Roe-ha Kim , Jae-ho Song
Tags: Violence Dark Humor Based On True Story Based On Play True Crime Serial Killer Murder Suspect
8.10    89%    93%  

32. Elite Squad(2007)

Original Title: Tropa de Elite
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Action|Crime Release Date:
Countries: Brazil| USA| Argentina Language:Portuguese Rating:R
Description:In 1997, before the visit of the pope to Rio de Janeiro, Captain Nascimento from BOPE (Special Police Operations Battalion) is assigned to eliminate the risks of the drug dealers in a dangerous slum nearby where the pope intends to be lodged.
Director: José Padilha
Stars: Wagner Moura , André Ramiro , Caio Junqueira , Milhem Cortaz
8.10    53%    87%  

33. The Motorcycle Diaries(2004)

Original Title: Diarios de motocicleta
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Adventure|Biography Release Date:
Countries: Argentina| USA| Chile| Peru| Brazil| UK| Germany| France Languages:Quechua | Mapudungun | Spanish Rating:R
Description:"The Motorcycle Diaries" is based on the journals of Che Guevara, leader of the Cuban Revolution. In his memoirs, Guevara recounts adventures he, and best friend Alberto Granado, had while crossing South America by motorcycle in the early 1950s.
Director: Walter Salles
Stars: Gael García Bernal , Rodrigo De la Serna , Mía Maestro , Mercedes Morán
Tags: Based On Book Self Discovery Friendship Road Movie Road Trip
7.80    83%    92%  

34. Dancer in the Dark(2000)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Music|Musical|Crime Release Date:
Countries: Denmark| Spain| Germany| Netherlands| Italy| USA| UK| France| Sweden| Finland| Iceland| Norway Language:English Rating:R
Description:An east European girl goes to America with her young son, expecting it to be like a Hollywood film.
Director: Lars von Trier
Stars: Björk , Catherine Deneuve , David Morse , Peter Stormare
Tags: Courtroom Female Protagonist Tragedy Betrayal F Rated
8.00    68%    91%  

35. Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India(2001)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|Music|Adventure|Musical Release Date:
Country: India Languages:Hindi | English | Awadhi | Urdu Rating:PG
Description:The people of a small village in Victorian India stake their future on a game of cricket against their ruthless British rulers.
Director: Ashutosh Gowariker
Stars: Aamir Khan , Gracy Singh , Rachel Shelley , Paul Blackthorne
Tags: Racism Friendship
8.10    95%    93%  

36. A Prophet(2009)

Original Title: Un prophète
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Crime Release Date:
Countries: France| Italy Languages:Arabic | French | Corsican Rating:R
Description:A young Arab man is sent to a French prison where he becomes a mafia kingpin.
Director: Jacques Audiard
Stars: Tahar Rahim , Niels Arestrup , Adel Bencherif , Reda Kateb
Tags: Coming Of Age Friendship Between Men Violence Rise To Power Mafia Organized Crime Racism Christmas Revenge Betrayal Friendship
7.90    97%    89%  

37. The Experiment(2001)

Original Title: Das Experiment
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Thriller Release Date:
Country: Germany Languages:German | English Rating:R
Description:Das Experiment is a shocking psycho thriller about the potential for brutality that humans hide. Even more shocking is the fact that it’s based on an actual occurrence—a 1971 psychological experiment at Stanford University that was aborted prematurely when the experimenters lost control.
Director: Oliver Hirschbiegel
Stars: Moritz Bleibtreu , Christian Berkel , Oliver Stokowski , Wotan Wilke Möhring
Tags: Violence Based On True Story Nonlinear Timeline Based On Novel
7.70    72%    88%  

38. Volver(2006)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|Comedy|Crime Release Date:
Country: Spain Language:Spanish Rating:R
Description:After her death, a mother returns to her home town in order to fix the situations she couldn't resolve during her life.
Director: Pedro Almodóvar
Stars: Penélope Cruz , Carmen Maura , Lola Dueñas , Blanca Portillo
Tags: Black Comedy Survival Female Protagonist Family Relationships F Rated
7.60    91%    89%  

39. The Painted Veil(2006)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance Release Date:
Countries: China| USA| Canada Languages:Mandarin | English | French Rating:PG-13
Description:A British medical doctor fights a cholera outbreak in a small Chinese village, while also being trapped at home in a loveless marriage to an unfaithful wife.
Director: John Curran
Stars: Catherine An , Bin Li , Bin Wu , Alan David
Tags: Coming Of Age Based On Novel Family Relationships Road Trip
7.50    74%    85%  

40. Persepolis(2007)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Animation|Biography Release Date:
Countries: France| USA Languages:French | English | Persian | German Rating:PG-13
Description:A precocious and outspoken Iranian girl grows up during the Islamic Revolution.
Directors: Vincent Paronnaud , Marjane Satrapi
Stars: Chiara Mastroianni , Danielle Darrieux , Catherine Deneuve , Simon Abkarian
Tags: Coming Of Age Survival Female Protagonist High School Family Relationships Christmas Martial Arts Based On Comic Book Friendship F Rated Politics Voice Over Narration Childhood
8.10    96%    92%  

41. Malèna(2000)

Original Title: Malena
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|War Release Date:
Countries: Italy| USA Languages:Italian | English | Latin | Greek | Ancient (to 1453) Rating:R
Description:A woman provokes sensual awakenings in a group of adolescent boys.
Director: Giuseppe Tornatore
Stars: Monica Bellucci , Giuseppe Sulfaro , Luciano Federico , Matilde Piana
Tags: Coming Of Age Courtroom World War Two Family Relationships Voice Over Narration
7.50    54%    84%  

42. La Vie en Rose(2007)

Original Title: La Môme
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Music|Biography Release Date:
Countries: France| UK| Czech Republic Languages:French | English Rating:PG-13
Description:The life story of singer Édith Piaf.
Director: Olivier Dahan
Stars: Marion Cotillard , Sylvie Testud , Pascal Greggory , Emmanuelle Seigner
Tags: Female Protagonist World War Two World War One Based On True Story Nonlinear Timeline F Rated Childhood
7.60    74%    84%  

43. The Kite Runner(2007)

Runtime: Genre:Drama Release Date:
Countries: USA| China Languages:Dari | English | Pushto | Russian | Urdu Rating:PG-13
Description:After spending years in California, Amir returns to his homeland in Afghanistan to help his old friend Hassan, whose son is in trouble.
Director: Marc Forster
Stars: Khalid Abdalla , Atossa Leoni , Shaun Toub , Sayed Jafar Masihullah Gharibzada
Tags: Violence Based On Novel Family Relationships Betrayal Friendship Politics Childhood
7.60    66%    84%  

44. The Sea Inside(2004)

Original Title: Mar adentro
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|Biography Release Date:
Countries: Spain| France| Italy Languages:Spanish | Catalan | Gallegan Rating:PG-13
Description:The Sea Inside is about Spaniard Ramón Sampedro, who fought a 30-year campaign to win the right to end his life with dignity. It is the story of Ramón’s relationships with two women: Julia a lawyer who supports his cause, and Rosa, a local woman who wants to convince him that life is worth living.
Director: Alejandro Amenábar
Stars: Javier Bardem , Belén Rueda , Lola Dueñas , Mabel Rivera
Tags: Courtroom Friendship Compassion
8.00    84%    92%  

45. Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring(2003)

Original Title: Bom yeoreum gaeul gyeoul geurigo bom
Runtime: Genre:Drama Release Date:
Countries: South Korea| Germany Language:Korean Rating:R
Description:This South Korean film takes place on an isolated lake, where an old monk lives in a small floating temple. The monk has a young boy living with him, learning to become a monk. We watch as seasons and years pass by.
Director: Ki-duk Kim
Stars: Yeong-su Oh , Ki-duk Kim , Young-min Kim , Jae-kyeong Seo
8.10    94%    92%  

46. Fearless(2006)

Original Title: Huo Yuanjia
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Action|Biography Release Date:
Countries: China| Hong Kong Languages:English | Mandarin Rating:PG-13
Description:A biography of Chinese Martial Arts Master Huo Yuanjia, who is the founder and spiritual guru of the Jin Wu Sports Federation.
Director: Ronny Yu
Stars: Jet Li , Li Sun , Yong Dong , Yun Qu
Tags: Violence Tough Guy Action Hero One Against Many Cult Film Based On True Story Tragedy Revenge Mixed Martial Arts Friendship Compassion Childhood
7.70    74%    86%  

47. Black Book(2006)

Original Title: Zwartboek
Runtime: Genres:Drama|War|Thriller Release Date:
Countries: Netherlands| Germany| UK| Belgium Languages:Dutch | German | English | Hebrew Rating:R
Description:In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II, a Jewish singer infiltrates the regional Gestapo headquarters for the Dutch resistance.
Director: Paul Verhoeven
Stars: Carice van Houten , Sebastian Koch , Thom Hoffman , Halina Reijn
Tags: Violence Nazi Occupation World War Two Based On True Story Holocaust Revenge Betrayal Friendship
7.80    75%    87%  

48. A Wednesday(2008)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Drama|Mystery|Crime Release Date:
Country: India Languages:Hindi | English Rating:NA
Description:A retiring police officer reminisces the most astounding day of his career, about a case that was never filed but continues to haunt him in his memories - the case of a man and a Wednesday.
Director: Neeraj Pandey
Stars: Anupam Kher , Naseeruddin Shah , Jimmy Shergill , Deepal Shaw
8.20    NA    89%  

49. Chakde! India(2007)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Sport|Family Release Date:
Country: India Language:Hindi Rating:NA
Description:A disgraced hockey player coaches the women's national team to win back his honor and dignity.
Director: Shimit Amin
Stars: Shah Rukh Khan , Vidya Malvade , Tanya Abrol , Chitrashi Rawat
8.20    92%    92%  

50. Love Me If You Dare(2003)

Original Title: Jeux d'enfants
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|Comedy Release Date:
Countries: France| Belgium Language:French Rating:R
Description:A love story between two psychopaths that turns into a dare-or-not-dare game.
Director: Yann Samuell
Stars: Guillaume Canet , Marion Cotillard , Thibault Verhaeghe , Joséphine Lebas-Joly
Tags: Racism Friendship
7.70    44%    89%  

51. Lady Vengeance(2005)

Original Title: Chinjeolhan geumjassi
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: South Korea Languages:English | Korean | Japanese Rating:R
Description:After a thirteen-year imprisonment for the kidnap and murder of a six-year-old boy, Guem-Ja Lee seeks vengeance on the man truly responsible for the boy's death. With the help of fellow ...
Director: Chan-wook Park
Stars: Yeong-ae Lee , Min-sik Choi , Shi-hoo Kim , Yea-young Kwon
Tags: Black Comedy Violence Female Protagonist Cult Film Neo Noir Detective Revenge Martial Arts F Rated Voice Over Narration Japanese
7.60    73%    87%  

52. Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.(2003)

Original Title: Munna bhai M.B.B.S.
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Comedy Release Date:
Country: India Language:Hindi Rating:NR
Description:A gangster sets out to fulfill his father's dream of becoming a doctor.
Director: Rajkumar Hirani
Stars: Sunil Dutt , Sanjay Dutt , Arshad Warsi , Gracy Singh
Tags: Cult Film Friendship Compassion
8.20    NA    94%  

53. The White Ribbon(2009)

Original Title: Das weisse Band
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Mystery|Crime Release Date:
Countries: Germany| Austria| France| Italy Languages:German | Italian | Polish Rating:R
Description:Strange events happen in a small village in the north of Germany during the years just before World War I, which seem to be ritual punishment. The abused and suppressed children of the villagers seem to be at the heart of this mystery.
Director: Michael Haneke
Stars: Christian Friedel , Ernst Jacobi , Leonie Benesch , Ulrich Tukur
Tags: Violence World War One Investigation Christmas Revenge Voice Over Narration Belief In God Innocence
7.80    85%    78%  

54. My Father and My Son(2005)

Original Title: Babam ve o?lum
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Comedy Release Date:
Country: Turkey Language:Turkish Rating:NA
Description:A Turkish man, whose wife died while giving birth to his son during a military coup, finally returns home. Estranged from his father for turning his back on the family farm, he takes his 8 year-old and tries to repair relations.
Director: Çagan Irmak
Stars: Fikret Kuskan , Çetin Tekindor , Hümeyra , Serif Sezer
8.40    NA    97%  

55. Dil Chahta Hai(2001)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|Comedy Release Date:
Country: India Languages:Hindi | English | Urdu Rating:NR
Description:Three inseparable childhood friends are just out of college. Nothing comes between them - until they each fall in love, and their wildly different approaches to relationships creates tension.
Director: Farhan Akhtar
Stars: Aamir Khan , Saif Ali Khan , Akshaye Khanna , Preity Zinta
Tags: Coming Of Age Friendship Between Men Cult Film Friendship Voice Over Narration
8.20    NA    95%  

56. Hunger(2008)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Biography|History Release Date:
Countries: UK| Ireland Languages:English | Irish Rating:NR
Description:The story of Bobby Sands, the IRA member who led the 1981 hunger strike in which Republican prisoners tried to win political status. It dramatises events in the Maze prison in the six weeks prior to Sands’ death.
Director: Steve McQueen
Stars: Stuart Graham , Laine Megaw , Brian Milligan , Liam McMahon
Tags: Violence Police Brutality Family Relationships
7.60    90%    83%  

57. Cell 211(2009)

Original Title: Celda 211
Runtime: Genres:Action|Drama|Thriller Release Date:
Countries: Spain| France Languages:Spanish | Basque | English Rating:NA
Description:The story of two men on different sides of a prison riot -- the inmate leading the rebellion and the young guard trapped in the revolt, who poses as a prisoner in a desperate attempt to survive the ordeal.
Director: Daniel Monzón
Stars: Luis Tosar , Alberto Ammann , Antonio Resines , Manuel Morón
7.70    97%    88%  

58. Paprika(2006)

Original Title: Papurika
Runtime: Genres:Mystery|Sci-Fi|Crime|Drama|Animation|Adventure Release Date:
Country: Japan Languages:Japanese | English Rating:R
Description:When a machine that allows therapists to enter their patient's dreams is stolen, all hell breaks loose. Only a young female therapist can stop it: Paprika.
Director: Satoshi Kon
Stars: Megumi Hayashibara , Tôru Furuya , Kôichi Yamadera , Katsunosuke Hori
Tags: Black Comedy Based On Book Self Discovery Violence Samurai Investigation Detective Anime Betrayal Missing Person
7.70    83%    87%  

59. Control(2007)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Music|Biography Release Date:
Countries: UK| USA| Australia| Japan Language:English Rating:R
Description:Control is the biography of Joy Division lead singer Ian Curtis, taking his story from schoolboy days of 1973 to his suicide on the eve of the band's first American tour in 1980.
Director: Anton Corbijn
Stars: Sam Riley , Samantha Morton , Alexandra Maria Lara , Joe Anderson
7.70    87%    89%  

60. Kal Ho Naa Ho(2003)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|Comedy Release Date:
Country: India Languages:Hindi | Panjabi | Urdu | Gujarati Rating:NA
Description:Naina, an introverted, perpetually depressed girl's life changes when she meets Aman. But Aman has a secret of his own which changes their lives forever. Embroiled in all this is Rohit, Naina's best friend who conceals his love for her.
Director: Nikkhil Advani
Stars: Shah Rukh Khan , Preity Zinta , Saif Ali Khan , Jaya Bhaduri
Tags: Breaking The Fourth Wall Falling In Love
8.00    71%    91%  

61. Waking Life(2001)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Fantasy|Animation Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:Waking Life is about a young man in a persistent lucid dream-like state. The film follows its protagonist as he initially observes and later participates in philosophical discussions that weave together issues like reality, free will, our relationships with others, and the meaning of life.
Director: Richard Linklater
Stars: Trevor Jack Brooks , Lorelei Linklater , Wiley Wiggins , Glover Gill
Tags: Alternate Dimension Cult Film Satire
7.80    80%    87%  

62. The Devil's Backbone(2001)

Original Title: El espinazo del diablo
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Fantasy|Horror|Sci-Fi|Thriller Release Date:
Countries: Spain| Mexico| France| Argentina Language:Spanish Rating:R
Description:After Carlos, a 12-year-old whose father has died in the Spanish Civil War, arrives at an ominous boy's orphanage he discovers the school is haunted and has many dark secrets that he must uncover.
Director: Guillermo del Toro
Stars: Marisa Paredes , Eduardo Noriega , Federico Luppi , Fernando Tielve
Tags: Coming Of Age Revenge
7.50    92%    89%  

63. Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance(2002)

Original Title: Boksuneun naui geot
Runtime: Genres:Action|Drama|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: South Korea Languages:Korean | Korean Sign Language Rating:R
Description:A recently laid off factory worker kidnaps his former boss' daughter, hoping to use the ransom money to pay for his sister's kidney transplant.
Director: Chan-wook Park
Stars: Kang-ho Song , Ha-kyun Shin , Doona Bae , Ji-Eun Lim
Tags: Violence Neo Noir Revenge
7.70    54%    85%  

64. Waltz with Bashir(2008)

Original Title: Vals Im Bashir
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Animation|War|Biography Release Date:
Countries: Israel| France| Germany| USA| Finland| Switzerland| Belgium| Australia Languages:Hebrew | Arabic | German | English Rating:R
Description:An Israeli film director interviews fellow veterans of the 1982 invasion of Lebanon to reconstruct his own memories of his term of service in that conflict.
Director: Ari Folman
Stars: Ari Folman , Ori Sivan , Ronny Dayag , Shmuel Frenkel
Tags: Experimental Film Voice Over Narration
8.00    96%    90%  

65. 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days(2007)

Original Title: 4 luni, 3 s?pt?mîni ?i 2 zile
Runtime: Genre:Drama Release Date:
Countries: Romania| Belgium Language:Romanian Rating:NR
Description:Gabita is pregnant, abortion is strictly forbidden in Romania during the communist regime. Despite this it is common practice and Gabita wants an abortion. The movie follows her and her friend Otilia during the day she has made the appointment with Mr. Bebe to have the abortion.
Director: Cristian Mungiu
Stars: Anamaria Marinca , Laura Vasiliu , Vlad Ivanov , Alexandru Potocean
Tags: Female Protagonist Friendship
7.90    96%    86%  

66. The Chorus(2004)

Original Title: Les Choristes
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Music Release Date:
Countries: France| Switzerland| Germany Language:French Rating:PG-13
Description:Set in 1940's France, a new teacher at a school for disruptive boys gives hope and inspiration.
Director: Christophe Barratier
Stars: Gérard Jugnot , François Berléand , Kad Merad , Jean-Paul Bonnaire
Tags: Violence Family Relationships Voice Over Narration Childhood
7.90    69%    92%  

67. Bad Education(2004)

Original Title: La mala educación
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|Mystery|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: Spain Languages:Latin | Spanish Rating:NC-17
Description:This Pedro Almodóvar film explores the sexual misconduct in the Catholic Church in 1960’s Spain. The film is about two boys who are mistreated in a Catholic school and the struggles they face later in life with their sexual identity and hatred for priests.
Director: Pedro Almodóvar
Stars: Gael García Bernal , Fele Martínez , Daniel Giménez Cacho , Lluís Homar
Tags: Coming Of Age Neo Noir
7.50    87%    86%  

68. The Girl Who Leapt Through Time(2006)

Original Title: Toki wo Kakeru Shoujo
Runtime: Genres:Sci-Fi|Drama|Fantasy|Animation|Adventure|Comedy Release Date:
Country: Japan Language:Japanese Rating:NR
Description:A high-school girl named Makoto acquires the power to travel back in time, and decides to use it for her own personal benefits. Little does she know that she is affecting the lives of others just as much as she is her own.
Director: Mamoru Hosoda
Stars: Riisa Naka , Takuya Ishida , Mitsutaka Itakura , Ayami Kakiuchi
Tags: Based On Book Time Travel High School Anime Falling In Love Friendship
7.80    88%    90%  

69. The Triplets of Belleville(2003)

Original Title: Les triplettes de Belleville
Runtime: Genres:Comedy|Drama|Animation|Adventure Release Date:
Countries: France| Belgium| Canada| UK| Latvia Languages:French | Portuguese Rating:PG-13
Description:When her grandson is kidnapped during the Tour de France, Madame Souza and her beloved pooch Bruno team up with the Belleville Sisters--an aged song-and-dance team from the days of Fred Astaire--to rescue him.
Director: Sylvain Chomet
Stars: Béatrice Bonifassi , Lina Boudreau , Michèle Caucheteux , Jean-Claude Donda
Tags: Cult Film Mafia Satire
7.80    94%    90%  

70. Hera Pheri(2000)

Runtime: Genres:Comedy|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: India Language:Hindi Rating:NA
Description:Three unemployed men find the answer to all their money problems when they recieve a call from a kidnapper. However, things do not go as planned...
Director: Priyadarshan
Stars: Akshay Kumar , Paresh Rawal , Sunil Shetty , Tabu
8.20    NR    NR  

71. The Chaser(2008)

Original Title: Chugyeogja
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: South Korea Language:Korean Rating:NR
Description:Joong-ho is a dirty detective turned pimp in financial trouble as several of his girls have recently disappeared without clearing their debts. While trying to track them down, he finds a clue that the vanished girls were all called up by a same client whom one of his girls is meeting with right now.
Director: Hong-jin Na
Stars: Yun-seok Kim , Jung-woo Ha , Yeong-hie Seo , Yoo-Jeong Kim
Tags: Violence Investigation Based On True Story Detective Revenge
7.90    83%    89%  

72. 2046(2004)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Fantasy|Romance|Sci-Fi Release Date:
Countries: Hong Kong| China Languages:Cantonese | Mandarin | Japanese Rating:R
Description:2046 is the sequel to Wong Kar-Wais’ successful box-office hit In The Mood For Love. A film about affairs, ending relationships, and a shared love for Kung-Fu novels as the main character, Chow, writes his own novel and reflects back on his favorite love Su.
Director: Kar-Wai Wong
Stars: Tony Chiu Wai Leung , Li Gong , Faye Wong , Takuya Kimura
7.50    85%    85%  

73. Head-On(2004)

Original Title: Gegen die Wand
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance Release Date:
Countries: Germany| Turkey Languages:German | English | Turkish Rating:R
Description:Head On is German director Fatih Akin’s story of the alcoholic Cahit and Turkish Sibel. Akin tells the story of a love that can never be between two people who are too alike to not be together.
Director: Fatih Akin
Stars: Birol Ünel , Güven Kiraç , Zarah Jane McKenzie , Stefan Gebelhoff
Tags: Violence Cult Film High School Family Relationships Friendship
8.00    91%    93%  

74. Tell No One(2006)

Original Title: Ne le dis à personne
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Mystery|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: France Language:French Rating:UR
Description:A man receives a mysterious e-mail appearing to be from his wife, who was murdered years earlier. As he frantically tries to find out whether she's alive, he finds himself being implicated in her death.
Director: Guillaume Canet
Stars: François Cluzet , Marie-Josée Croze , André Dussollier , Kristin Scott Thomas
Tags: Violence Investigation Nonlinear Timeline Police Brutality Based On Novel Detective Family Relationships Serial Killer Friendship Politics Innocence Missing Person
7.50    94%    87%  

75. The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi(2003)

Original Title: Zatôichi
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Action|Comedy|Adventure|Crime Release Date:
Country: Japan Language:Japanese Rating:R
Description:The blind masseur/swordsman comes to a town in control of warring gangs, and while bunking with a farming family, he meets two women with their own agenda.
Director: Takeshi Kitano
Stars: Takeshi Kitano , Tadanobu Asano , Michiyo Ohkusu , Taka Guadalcanal
Tags: Violence Samurai One Against Many Cult Film Nonlinear Timeline Based On Novel Revenge Martial Arts Good Versus Evil Japanese
7.60    87%    88%  

76. Nine Queens(2000)

Original Title: Nueve Reinas
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: Argentina Language:Spanish Rating:R
Description:An Argentinian crime drama revolving around a sheet of rare stamps (the Nine Queens).
Director: Fabián Bielinsky
Stars: Ricardo Darín , Gastón Pauls , Leticia Brédice , María Mercedes Villagra
Tags: Plot Twist Survival Heist Family Relationships Betrayal
7.90    92%    94%  

77. Veer-Zaara(2004)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|Musical Release Date:
Country: India Languages:Hindi | Panjabi | Urdu Rating:NA
Description:The story of the love between Veer Pratap Singh, an Indian, and Zaara Hayaat Khan, a Pakistani...a love so great it knows no boundaries...
Director: Yash Chopra
Stars: Shah Rukh Khan , Preity Zinta , Rani Mukerji , Kiron Kher
Tags: Courtroom Nonlinear Timeline Innocence
7.90    91%    88%  

78. 3-Iron(2004)

Original Title: Bin-jip
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|Crime Release Date:
Countries: South Korea| Japan Language:Korean Rating:R
Description:A transient young man breaks into empty homes to partake of the vacationing residents' lives for a few days.
Director: Ki-duk Kim
Stars: Seung-yeon Lee , Hyun-kyoon Lee , Hyuk-ho Kwon , Jeong-ho Choi
8.10    87%    94%  

79. Departures(2008)

Original Title: Okuribito
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Music Release Date:
Country: Japan Language:Japanese Rating:PG-13
Description:Daigo, a cellist, is laid off from his orchestra and moves with his wife back to his small hometown where the living is cheaper. Thinking he’s applying for a job at a travel agency he finds he’s being interviewed for work with departures of a more permanent nature – as an undertaker’s assistant.
Director: Yôjirô Takita
Stars: Masahiro Motoki , Tsutomu Yamazaki , Ryôko Hirosue , Kazuko Yoshiyuki
Tags: Voice Over Narration Japanese
8.10    79%    92%  

80. The Wind That Shakes the Barley(2006)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|War|History Release Date:
Countries: Ireland| UK| Germany| Italy| Spain| France| Belgium| Switzerland Languages:English | Irish | Latin Rating:NR
Description:A wartime drama about the 1920’s Irish revolution against the British. The Irish medical student Damian is about to start his new job in London as he is witness to the mercenary atrocities of the British and decides to join his brother in the resistance group I.R.A to fight for Irish independence.
Director: Ken Loach
Stars: Cillian Murphy , Padraic Delaney , Liam Cunningham , Orla Fitzgerald
Tags: Violence Courtroom Escape From Prison Civil War Family Relationships Politics
7.50    88%    87%  

81. My Sassy Girl(2001)

Original Title: Yeopgijeogin geunyeo
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|Comedy Release Date:
Country: South Korea Languages:Korean | English Rating:NR
Description:Based on a series of true stories posted by Ho-sik Kim on the Internet describing his relationship with his girlfriend. These were later transformed into a best-selling book and the movie ...
Director: Jae-young Kwak
Stars: Tae-hyun Cha , Ji-hyun Jun , In-mun Kim , Wok-suk Song
Tags: Based On True Story Based On Novel
8.10    NA    93%  

82. No Man's Land(2001)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Action|War|History Release Date:
Countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina| France| Slovenia| Italy| UK| Belgium Languages:Bosnian | English | French | Serbian Rating:R
Description:Two soldiers from opposite sites get stuck between the front lines in the same trench. The UN is asked to free them and both sides agree on a ceasefire, but will they stick to it?
Director: Danis Tanovic
Stars: Branko Djuric , Rene Bitorajac , Filip Sovagovic , Georges Siatidis
Tags: Black Comedy Violence Civil War Satire Tragedy Politics
8.00    93%    93%  

83. Jab We Met(2007)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|Comedy Release Date:
Country: India Languages:Hindi | Panjabi | English Rating:NA
Description:A depressed wealthy businessman finds his life changing after he meets a spunky and care-free young woman.
Director: Imtiaz Ali
Stars: Shahid Kapoor , Kareena Kapoor , Tarun Arora , Dara Singh
7.90    NA    90%  

84. Adam's Apples(2005)

Original Title: Adams æbler
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Comedy|Crime Release Date:
Countries: Denmark| Germany Language:Danish Rating:R
Description:A neo-nazi sentenced to community service at a church clashes with the blindly devotional priest.
Director: Anders Thomas Jensen
Stars: Ulrich Thomsen , Mads Mikkelsen , Nicolas Bro , Paprika Steen
Tags: Black Comedy Violence Neo Nazi Good Versus Evil
7.80    70%    90%  

85. The Counterfeiters(2007)

Original Title: Die Fälscher
Runtime: Genres:Drama|War|Crime Release Date:
Countries: Austria| Germany Languages:German | Russian | English | Hebrew Rating:R
Description:The film centers on a Jewish counterfeiter, Salomon Sorowitsch, who is coerced into assisting the Nazi operation at the Sachsenhausen concentration camp. The film won the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar at the 80th Academy Awards in 2008.
Director: Stefan Ruzowitzky
Stars: Karl Markovics , August Diehl , Devid Striesow , Martin Brambach
Tags: Concentration Camp War Crime Survival Violence World War Two Based On True Story Nonlinear Timeline Family Relationships Holocaust Betrayal Politics
7.60    94%    88%  

86. 5 Centimeters Per Second(2007)

Original Title: Byôsoku 5 senchimêtoru
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|Animation Release Date:
Country: Japan Languages:Japanese | Japanese | English Rating:TV-PG
Description:Told in three interconnected segments, we follow a young man named Takaki through his life as cruel winters, cold technology, and finally, adult obligations and responsibility converge to test the delicate petals of love.
Director: Makoto Shinkai
Stars: Kenji Mizuhashi , Yoshimi Kondou , Satomi Hanamura , Ayaka Onoue
Tags: Anime Bullying
7.70    NA    88%  

87. Lilya 4-Ever(2002)

Original Title: Lilja 4-Ever
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Crime Release Date:
Countries: Sweden| Denmark Languages:Russian | Swedish | English | Polish Rating:R
Description:Sixteen-year-old Lilja and her only friend, the young boy Volodja, live in Estonia, fantasizing about a better life. One day, Lilja falls in love with Andrej, who is going to Sweden, and invites Lilja to come along and start a new life.
Director: Lukas Moodysson
Stars: Oksana Akinshina , Artyom Bogucharskiy , Lyubov Agapova , Liliya Shinkaryova
Tags: Violence Female Protagonist Based On True Story Slavery Tragedy Trapped Betrayal Friendship
7.90    85%    91%  

88. In America(2002)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance Release Date:
Countries: Ireland| UK Languages:English | Irish | Spanish Rating:PG-13
Description:An Irish immigrant family adjusts to life in the United States.
Director: Jim Sheridan
Stars: Paddy Considine , Samantha Morton , Sarah Bolger , Emma Bolger
Tags: Family Relationships Voice Over Narration
7.80    89%    91%  

89. Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham...(2001)

Original Title: Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|Comedy|Musical Release Date:
Country: India Languages:Hindi | English | Urdu Rating:NA
Description:Yashvardhan Raichand lives a very wealthy lifestyle along with his wife, Nandini, and two sons, Rahul and Rohan. While Rahul has been adopted, Yashvardhan and Nandini treat him as their own...
Director: Karan Johar
Stars: Amitabh Bachchan , Jaya Bhaduri , Shah Rukh Khan , Kajol
7.50    100%    88%  

90. Lage Raho Munna Bhai(2006)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|Comedy Release Date:
Country: India Language:Hindi Rating:PG-13
Description:Munna Bhai embarks on a journey with Mahatma Gandhi in order to fight against a corrupt property dealer.
Director: Rajkumar Hirani
Stars: Sanjay Dutt , Arshad Warsi , Vidya Balan , Jimmy Shergill
Tags: Bollywood Cult Film Friendship
8.10    NA    90%  

91. Whale Rider(2002)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Family Release Date:
Countries: New Zealand| Germany Languages:English | Maori Rating:PG-13
Description:A contemporary story of love, rejection and triumph as a young Maori girl fights to fulfill a destiny her grandfather refuses to recognize.
Director: Niki Caro
Stars: Keisha Castle-Hughes , Rawiri Paratene , Vicky Haughton , Cliff Curtis
Tags: Generation Gap Female Protagonist Based On Novel Martial Arts F Rated Voice Over Narration
7.60    91%    88%  

92. Cowboy Bebop: The Movie(2001)

Original Title: Cowboy Bebop: Tengoku no tobira
Runtime: Genres:Action|Animation|Sci-Fi|Comedy|Crime Release Date:
Countries: Japan| USA Languages:Japanese | English Rating:R
Description:A terrorist explosion releases a deadly virus on the masses, and it's up the bounty-hunting Bebop crew to catch the cold-blooded culprit.
Directors: Shinichirô Watanabe , Hiroyuki Okiura
Stars: Kôichi Yamadera , Unshô Ishizuka , Megumi Hayashibara , Aoi Tada
Tags: Black Comedy Space Travel Violence Tough Guy Action Hero Cult Film Investigation Action Heroine Neo Noir Anime Mixed Martial Arts Jazz Betrayal Tough Girl Good Versus Evil Based On Comic Book
7.90    65%    90%  

93. The Return(2003)

Original Title: Woswraschtschenije
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Mystery|Thriller Release Date:
Country: Russia Language:Russian Rating:UR
Description:A story of two Russian boys whose father suddenly returns home after a 12-year absence. He takes the boys on a holiday to a remote island on a lake that turns into a test of manhood of almost mythic proportions.
Director: Andrey Zvyagintsev
Stars: Vladimir Garin , Ivan Dobronravov , Konstantin Lavronenko , Nataliya Vdovina
Tags: Coming Of Age Family Relationships
8.00    95%    93%  

94. Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War(2004)

Original Title: Taegukgi
Runtime: Genres:Action|Drama|War|Adventure|History Release Date:
Country: South Korea Language:Korean Rating:R
Description:A drama about the fate of brothers forced to fight in the Korean War.
Director: Je-kyu Kang
Stars: Dong-gun Jang , Bin Won , Eun-ju Lee , Hyeong-jin Kong
Tags: Violence Based On True Story Prisoner Of War Civil War Family Relationships Martial Arts Betrayal
8.10    79%    93%  

95. About Elly(2009)

Original Title: Darbareye Elly
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Mystery|Thriller Release Date:
Countries: Iran| France Languages:Persian | German Rating:NA
Description:The mysterious disappearance of a kindergarten teacher during a picnic in the north of Iran is followed by a series of misadventures for her fellow travelers.
Director: Asghar Farhadi
Stars: Golshifteh Farahani , Shahab Hosseini , Taraneh Alidoosti , Merila Zare'i
Tags: Violence Family Relationships Friendship
8.10    99%    83%  

96. Mother(2009)

Original Title: Madeo
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Mystery|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: South Korea Language:Korean Rating:R
Description:A mother lives quietly with her twenty-eight-year-old son, Do-joon, providing herbs and acupuncture to neighbors. One day, a girl is brutally murdered, and Do-joon is charged with the killing. Now, it's his mother's call whether to prove him innocent or to leave him imprisoned.
Director: Joon-ho Bong
Stars: Hye-ja Kim , Bin Won , Ku Jin , Je-mun Yun
Tags: Black Comedy Violence Female Protagonist Investigation Detective Satire Revenge Betrayal Friendship Bullying Innocence
7.80    96%    88%  

97. Lust, Caution(2007)

Original Title: Se, jie
Runtime: Genres:Action|Drama|Romance|Thriller Release Date:
Countries: USA| China| Taiwan Languages:Mandarin | Japanese | English | Shanghainese | Hindi | Cantonese Rating:NC-17
Description:During World War II a secret agent (Tang Wei) must seduce, then assassinate an official (Tony Leung Chiu Wai) who works for the Japanese puppet government in Shanghai. Her mission becomes clouded when she finds herself falling in love with the man she is assigned to kill.
Director: Ang Lee
Stars: Tony Chiu Wai Leung , Wei Tang , Joan Chen , Leehom Wang
Tags: Violence World War Two Nonlinear Timeline Neo Noir Falling In Love Insanity
7.60    73%    84%  

98. Devdas(2002)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|Musical Release Date:
Country: India Languages:Hindi | Urdu | Bengali Rating:NA
Description:After his wealthy family prohibits him from marrying the woman he is in love with, Devdas Mukherjee's life spirals further and further out of control as he takes up alcohol and a life of vice to numb the pain.
Director: Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Stars: Shah Rukh Khan , Madhuri Dixit , Aishwarya Rai Bachchan , Jackie Shroff
Tags: Based On Novel Family Relationships Betrayal Insanity Friendship Voice Over Narration
7.60    89%    88%  

99. Evil(2003)

Original Title: Ondskan
Runtime: Genre:Drama Release Date:
Countries: Sweden| Denmark Languages:Swedish | Finnish Rating:NR
Description:Erik is expelled from school for fighting. He ends up at a private boarding school where the senior students control the young ones. Erik finds a friend in Pierre, his room mate. The story ...
Director: Mikael Håfström
Stars: Andreas Wilson , Henrik Lundström , Gustaf Skarsgård , Linda Zilliacus
Tags: Coming Of Age Violence Cult Film Based On True Story Based On Novel High School Family Relationships Christmas Revenge Friendship
7.80    68%    87%  

100. Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence(2004)

Original Title: Kôkaku kidôtai 2
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Animation|Sci-Fi Release Date:
Country: Japan Languages:Japanese | Cantonese | English Rating:PG-13
Description:In the year 2032, Batô, a cyborg detective for the anti-terrorist unit Public Security Section 9, investigates the case of a female robot--one created solely for sexual pleasure--who slaughtered her owner.
Director: Mamoru Oshii
Stars: Akio Ôtsuka , Atsuko Tanaka , Kôichi Yamadera , Tamio Ôki
Tags: Violence Cult Film Investigation Detective Dystopia Anime Artificial Intelligence Based On Comic Book
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