Lesser-known/underappreciated movies

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1.
Mo (1983)
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While in Thailand to avenge his brother who was crippled in a fight with a corrupt Thai boxer, a man gets caught up in a web of fate, Buddhism and black magic. (105 mins.)
Director: Chih-Hung Kuei
 
2.
Liquid Sky (1982)
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Invisible aliens in a tiny flying saucer come to Earth looking for heroin. They land on top of a New... (112 mins.)
Director: Slava Tsukerman
 
3.
Exposed (1983)
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Wisconsin farm girl Elizabeth Carlson leaves family and her English teacher lover behind and escapes to New York... (100 mins.)
Director: James Toback
 
4.
Willie & Phil (1980)
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Remake of Jules et Jim following the experiences over a decade of two friends who fall in love with the same woman... (115 mins.)
Director: Paul Mazursky
 
5.
The Big Bad Swim (2006)
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A group of Connecticut locals enroll in an adult-education beginner's swim class. (96 mins.)
Director: Ishai Setton
 
6.
Forbidden Lie$ (2007 Documentary)
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A dramatized documentary investigating accusations that "Forbidden Love" author Norma Khouri made up her biographical tale of a Muslim friend who was killed for dating a Christian. (104 mins.)
Director: Anna Broinowski
 
7.
Genghis Blues (1999 Documentary)
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San Francisco bluesman and composer, Paul Peña makes a musical pilgrimage to the land of Tuva. (88 mins.)
Director: Roko Belic
 
8.
Head-On (2004)
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With the intention to break free from the strict familial restrictions, a suicidal young woman sets up a marriage of convenience with a forty-year-old addict, an act that will lead to an outburst of envious love. (121 mins.)
Director: Fatih Akin
 
9.
Unknown White Male (2005 Documentary)
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The true story of Doug Bruce who woke up on Coney Island with total amnesia. This documentary follows him as he rediscovers himself and the world around him. (88 mins.)
Director: Rupert Murray
 
10.
Mon oncle Antoine (1971)
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Set in cold rural Quebec at Christmas time, we follow the coming of age of a young boy and the life... (104 mins.)
Director: Claude Jutra
 
11.
Flesh for Frankenstein (1973)
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In Serbia, Baron Frankenstein lives with the Baroness and their two children. He dreams of a super-race... (95 mins.)
 
12.
Blood for Dracula (1974)
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An ailing vampire count travels to Italy with his servant to find a bride. (103 mins.)
Director: Paul Morrissey
 
13.
I Like Killing Flies (2004 Documentary)
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A documentary on the oddball Greenwich Village eatery, Shopsin's. (80 mins.)
Director: Matt Mahurin
 
14.
Twisted Nerve (1968)
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Martin is a troubled young man. With a mother who insists on treating him like a child, a stepfather who can't wait to see the back of him... (112 mins.)
Director: Roy Boulting
 
15.
The Nickel Ride (1974)
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Small-time criminal Cooper manages several warehouses in Los Angeles that the mob use to stash their stolen goods... (99 mins.)
Director: Robert Mulligan
 
16.
Last Summer (1969)
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During summer vacation on Fire Island, three young people--a girl and two guys--become so close that they form a sort-of threesome... (95 mins.)
Director: Frank Perry
 
17.
Last Life in the Universe (2003)
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A suicidal, obsessively compulsive Japanese librarian is forced to lie low in Thailand with a pot-smoking woman coping with the recent loss of her sister. (112 mins.)
 
18.
Save the Green Planet! (2003)
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Byeong-gu believes that the world is on the verge of an alien invasion, and sets out to save the world. (118 mins.)
Director: Joon-Hwan Jang
 
19.
The Dancer Upstairs (2002)
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A police detective in a South American country is dedicated to hunting down a revolutionary guerilla leader. (132 mins.)
Director: John Malkovich
 
20.
Fired Up! (2009)
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The two most popular guys in high school decide to ditch football camp for cheerleader camp. For the girls and for the glory. (90 mins.)
Director: Will Gluck
 
21.
Gumshoe (1971)
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Nightclub comedian Eddie Ginley fulfills his Dashiell Hammett love by putting an ad in the paper as a private eye. (88 mins.)
Director: Stephen Frears
 
22.
Shotgun Stories (2007)
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Shotgun Stories tracks a feud that erupts between two sets of half brothers following the death of their father... (92 mins.)
Director: Jeff Nichols
 
23.
Sugar (2008)
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Dominican baseball star Miguel "Sugar" Santos is recruited to play in the U.S. minor-leagues. (114 mins.)
 
24.
Possession (1981)
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A woman starts exhibiting increasingly disturbing behavior after asking her husband for a divorce. Suspicions of infidelity soon give way to something much more sinister. (124 mins.)
 
25.
Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977)
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A dedicated schoolteacher spends her nights cruising bars, looking for abusive men with whom she can engage in progressively violent sexual encounters. (136 mins.)
Director: Richard Brooks
 
26.
Red Road (2006)
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Jackie works as a CCTV operator. Each day she watches over a small part of the world, protecting the people living their lives under her gaze. One day a man appears on her monitor, a man she thought she would never see again, a man she never wanted to see again. Now she has no choice, she is compelled to confront him. (113 mins.)
Director: Andrea Arnold
 
27.
The Woodmans (2010 Documentary)
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The story of a family that suffers a tragedy, but perseveres and finds redemption through each other and their work - making art. (82 mins.)
Director: C. Scott Willis
 
28.
Wolf Creek (2005)
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Three backpackers stranded in the Australian outback are befriended by a local who turns out to be a sadistic psychopath and will plunge them into a hellish nightmare of insufferable torture. (99 mins.)
Director: Greg Mclean
 
29.
Devils on the Doorstep (2000)
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During the Japanese occupation of China, two prisoners are dumped in a peasant's home in a small town... (139 mins.)
Director: Wen Jiang
 
30.
Deep End (1970)
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15-year-old Mike takes a job at the local swimming baths, where he becomes obsessed with an attractive young woman... (92 mins.)
 
31.
Ella Walks the Beach (????)
A young woman breaks up with her boyfriend and runs away, spending a night and a day traveling along an iconic California beach, chatting with strangers, playing music, having adventures, and testing the waters of 'being single'.
 
32.
Entrance (2012)
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ENTRANCE is about the limits of our perception, how the things lurking on the periphery of our lives can lead to horrific conclusions; about how she fell out of love with the city, but it wouldn't let her go. (83 mins.)
 
33.
The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds (1972)
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From the Pullizer Prize winning play by Paul Zindel, this is the story of Beatrice Hunsdorfer and her daughters... (100 mins.)
Director: Paul Newman
 
34.
Starlet (2012)
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An unlikely friendship forms between 21 year-old Jane and the elderly Sadie after Jane discovers a hidden stash of money inside an object at Sadie's yard sale. (103 mins.)
Director: Sean Baker
 
35.
La Piscine (1969)
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In France, lovers Marianne and Jean-Paul spend their vacation in a villa near St-Tropez. Marianne invites her former lover, Harry, and his teenage daughter to stay. Tension rises between them, especially when Jean-Paul seduces Penelope. (120 mins.)
Director: Jacques Deray