Great movies we forget aboutby karen_kirch | created - 16 Feb 2011 | updated - 16 Feb 2011 | Public
Great movies that I think we forget are out there.
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3. Elegy (I) (2008)
R | 112 min | Drama, Romance
Cultural critic David Kepesh finds his life -- which he indicates is a state of "emancipated manhood" -- thrown into tragic disarray by Consuela Castillo, a well-mannered student who awakens a sense of sexual possessiveness in her teacher.
Votes: 20,407 | Gross: $3.58M
4. Things Behind the Sun (2001)
R | 120 min | Drama, Music
A young music journalist's dark memories are awakened when he goes to interview a female rock singer, and both are forced to confront troubling secrets from their pasts.
5. Priest (1994)
R | 98 min | Drama, Romance
A homosexual Catholic priest finds out during confessional that a young girl is being sexually abused by her father, and has to decide how to deal with both that secret and his own.
Votes: 8,752 | Gross: $4.18M
6. The Handmaid's Tale (1990)
R | 108 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
In a dystopicly polluted right wing religious tyranny, a young woman is put in sexual slavery on account of her now rare fertility.
Votes: 6,502 | Gross: $4.96M
13. The Greatest (2009)
R | 99 min | Drama, Romance
A drama that is centered around a troubled teenage girl, and a family that is trying to get over the loss of their son.
Votes: 7,956 | Gross: $0.12M
14. Murderous Maids (2000)
94 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Based on the true story of two chambermaids (the Papin sisters) of 1930s France who murdered their employer and her daughter.
Votes: 1,087 | Gross: $0.23M
15. At Close Range (1986)
R | 111 min | Crime, Drama
In 1978 Pennsylvania, an absentee father is reacquainted with his estranged teenage sons who become intrigued with his romanticized life of crime.
Votes: 11,826 | Gross: $2.35M
16. Blood and Wine (1996)
R | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A man who has failed as a father and husband commits a heist to make money for his fledging business, but things become complicated when his wife interferes.
Votes: 8,259 | Gross: $1.08M
17. Dead Ringers (1988)
R | 116 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
Twin gynecologists take full advantage of the fact that nobody can tell them apart, until their relationship begins to deteriorate over a woman.
Votes: 32,820 | Gross: $9.13M
18. High Tide (1987)
PG-13 | 101 min | Drama
Story about a backup singer for an Elvis impersonator who re-enters her past when she leaves a tour in a small town and finds her daughter in a mobile home park.
Votes: 658 | Gross: $0.14M
21. Thirteen (2003)
R | 100 min | Drama
A thirteen-year-old girl's relationship with her mother is put to the test as she discovers drugs, sex, and petty crime in the company of her cool but troubled best friend.
Votes: 72,966 | Gross: $4.60M
23. A Price Above Rubies (1998)
R | 117 min | Drama, Romance
About a young woman who is married to a devout Jew and the problems that trouble their marriage because of the woman wanting something more out of her life
Votes: 2,421 | Gross: $1.08M
25. The Affair (1995 TV Movie)
R | 105 min | Drama, Romance
A love story, set amongst the beginnings of the integration of Negro soldiers from America to England during World War II. A tragic tale of war, love, desire and injustice.
26. The United States of Leland (2003)
R | 108 min | Drama
A young man's experience in a juvenile detention center that touches on the tumultuous changes that befall his family and the community in which he lives.
Votes: 21,111 | Gross: $0.34M
28. Joe the King (1999)
R | 93 min | Crime, Drama
A disadvantaged, abused, neglected, exploited but basically decent kid slips into criminality while trying to cope with his harsh, inescapable reality.
Votes: 2,422 | Gross: $0.06M
30. The Man from Elysian Fields (2001)
R | 106 min | Drama, Romance
A failed novelist's inability to pay the bills strains relations with his wife and leads him to work at an escort service where he becomes entwined with a wealthy woman whose husband is a successful writer.
Votes: 3,836 | Gross: $1.43M
31. American Heart (1992)
R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
An ex-convict is tracked down by his estranged teenage son, and the pair try to build a relationship and life together in Seattle.
Votes: 2,683 | Gross: $0.38M