heart warming and 'not that famous' movies

by auto_trophic | created - 26 Nov 2010 | updated - 15 Apr 2012 | Public

i know there are thousand of lists yet every list inspire you. my main objective is to introduce variety of new movies which are not known to majority

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1. C.R.A.Z.Y. (2005)

Not Rated | 127 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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81 Metascore

A young French-Canadian, growing up in the 1960s and 1970s, struggles to reconcile his emerging homosexuality with his father's conservative values and his own Catholic beliefs.

Director: Jean-Marc Vallée | Stars: Michel Côté, Marc-André Grondin, Danielle Proulx, Émile Vallée

Votes: 29,114

2. To vlemma tou Odyssea (1995)

Unrated | 176 min | Drama, War

7.6
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An exiled filmmaker finally returns to his home country where former mysteries and afflictions of his early life come back to haunt him once more.

Director: Theodoros Angelopoulos | Stars: Harvey Keitel, Maia Morgenstern, Erland Josephson, Thanasis Vengos

Votes: 5,091 | Gross: $0.04M

3. Turtles Can Fly (2004)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, War

8.1
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85 Metascore

Near the Iraqi-Turkish border on the eve of an American invasion, refugee children like 13-year-old Kak (Ebrahim), gauge and await their fate.

Director: Bahman Ghobadi | Stars: Soran Ebrahim, Avaz Latif, Saddam Hossein Feysal, Hiresh Feysal Rahman

Votes: 15,101 | Gross: $0.26M

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4. Sztuczki (2007)

95 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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Six-year-old Stefek challenges fate. He believes that setting a chain of events in motion will help him get closer to his father who left his mother. His sister helps him bribe fate with ... See full summary »

Director: Andrzej Jakimowski | Stars: Damian Ul, Ewelina Walendziak, Tomasz Sapryk, Rafal Guzniczak

Votes: 1,815

5. Police, Adjective (2009)

Not Rated | 113 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.0
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81 Metascore

A police officer refuses to arrest a young man for offering drugs to his friends.

Director: Corneliu Porumboiu | Stars: Dragos Bucur, Vlad Ivanov, Ion Stoica, Irina Saulescu

Votes: 4,135 | Gross: $0.05M

6. You Can Count on Me (2000)

R | 111 min | Drama

7.7
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85 Metascore

A single mother's life is thrown into turmoil after her struggling, rarely seen younger brother returns to town.

Director: Kenneth Lonergan | Stars: Laura Linney, Matthew Broderick, Amy Ryan, Michael Countryman

Votes: 24,824 | Gross: $9.18M

7. Following (1998)

R | 69 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.6
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60 Metascore

A young writer who follows strangers for material meets a thief who takes him under his wing.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Jeremy Theobald, Alex Haw, Lucy Russell, John Nolan

Votes: 73,774 | Gross: $0.05M

8. Captain Abu Raed (2008)

102 min | Drama

7.3
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When an old airport janitor finds a captain's hat in the trash, he gets pulled into the lives of children in his poor neighborhood. He weaves imaginary stories of his world adventures to offer hope in the face of their harsh reality.

Director: Amin Matalqa | Stars: Nadim Sawalha, Rana Sultan, Hussein Al-Sous, Odai Qedese

Votes: 1,456

9. Jigureul jikyeora! (2003)

Unrated | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.4
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70 Metascore

Byeong-gu believes that the world is on the verge of an alien invasion, and sets out to save the world.

Director: Joon-hwan Jang | Stars: Ha-kyun Shin, Yun-shik Baek, Jeong-min Hwang, Jae-yong Lee

Votes: 6,838 | Gross: $0.01M

10. Kabei: Our Mother (2008)

Not Rated | 133 min | Drama

7.6
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Based on childhood days of Teruyo Nogami.

Director: Yôji Yamada | Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Mayumi Tanaka, Chieko Baishô, Denden

Votes: 1,039 | Gross: $0.01M

11. The Beat That My Heart Skipped (2005)

Not Rated | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Music

7.3
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75 Metascore

Will Thomas still lead a life of crime and cruelty, just like his thuggish father, or will he pursue his dream of becoming a pianist?

Director: Jacques Audiard | Stars: Romain Duris, Aure Atika, Emmanuelle Devos, Niels Arestrup

Votes: 16,841 | Gross: $1.02M

12. Slacker (1991)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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69 Metascore

A day in the life of Austin, Texas as the camera roams from place to place and provides a brief look at the overeducated, the social misfits, the outcasts and the oddballs.

Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Richard Linklater, Rudy Basquez, Jean Caffeine, Jan Hockey

Votes: 16,783 | Gross: $1.23M

13. Daydream Nation (2010)

R | 98 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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57 Metascore

A city girl who moves to a small town and becomes entangled in a love triangle between her high school teacher and a stoner classmate.

Director: Michael Goldbach | Stars: Kat Dennings, Reece Thompson, Andie MacDowell, Josh Lucas

Votes: 11,402

14. Career Girls (1997)

R | 83 min | Drama

7.2
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76 Metascore

2 young women reunite and rekindle their friendship after having said goodbye at their college graduation, six years earlier.

Director: Mike Leigh | Stars: Katrin Cartlidge, Lynda Steadman, Kate Byers, Mark Benton

Votes: 4,429 | Gross: $2.51M

15. Strange Days (1995)

R | 145 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.2
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A former cop turned street-hustler accidentally uncovers a conspiracy in Los Angeles in 1999.

Director: Kathryn Bigelow | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Angela Bassett, Juliette Lewis, Tom Sizemore

Votes: 59,000 | Gross: $7.92M

16. King of California (2007)

PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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63 Metascore

An unstable dad who after getting out of a mental institution tries to convince his daughter that there's Spanish gold buried somewhere under suburbia.

Director: Mike Cahill | Stars: Michael Douglas, Evan Rachel Wood, Willis Burks II, Laura Kachergus

Votes: 20,668 | Gross: $0.26M

17. Lantana (2001)

R | 121 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.3
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84 Metascore

The relationships of four couples unravel after the discovery of a young woman's body in Lantana bush in suburban Sydney.

Director: Ray Lawrence | Stars: Anthony LaPaglia, Geoffrey Rush, Rachael Blake, Kerry Armstrong

Votes: 17,255 | Gross: $4.46M

18. Chan Is Missing (1982)

Not Rated | 80 min | Drama, Mystery

7.1
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85 Metascore

Two cabbies search San Francisco's Chinatown for a mysterious character who has disappeared with their $4000. Their quest leads them on a humorous, if mundane, journey which illuminates the... See full summary »

Director: Wayne Wang | Stars: Wood Moy, Marc Hayashi, Laureen Chew, Peter Wang

Votes: 884