Movies You Probably Don't Know, But Should

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1.
Take Shelter (2011)
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Plagued by a series of apocalyptic visions, a young husband and father questions whether to shelter his family from a coming storm, or from himself. (121 mins.)
Director: Jeff Nichols
 
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The Take (2009 Mini-Series)
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Based upon the novel by Martina Cole, this TV series is mostly about Freddie Jackson, portrayed by Tom Hardy, who is just out of prison. He has the right connections and now he's ready to use them.
Director: David Drury
 
3.
Let Me In (2010)
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A bullied young boy befriends a young female vampire who lives in secrecy with her guardian. (116 mins.)
Director: Matt Reeves
 
4.
Monsters (2010)
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Six years after Earth has suffered an alien invasion a cynical journalist agrees to escort a shaken American tourist through an infected zone in Mexico to the safety of the US border. (94 mins.)
Director: Gareth Edwards
 
5.
Bronson (2008)
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A young man who was sentenced to seven years in prison for robbing a post office ends up spending three decades in solitary confinement. During this time, his own personality is supplanted by his alter-ego, Charles Bronson. (92 mins.)
 
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The Words (2012)
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A writer at the peak of his literary success discovers the steep price he must pay for stealing another man's work. (102 mins.)
 
7.
The Lookout (2007)
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Chris is a once promising high school athlete whose life is turned upside down following a tragic accident. As he tries to maintain a normal life, he takes a job as a janitor at a bank, where he ultimately finds himself caught up in a planned heist. (99 mins.)
Director: Scott Frank
 
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The High Cost of Living (2010)
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The story of a young, pregnant woman whose world falls apart when she loses her child in a hit and run accident... (92 mins.)
Director: Deborah Chow
 
9.
The Innkeepers (2011)
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During the final days at the Yankee Pedlar Inn, two employees determined to reveal the hotel's haunted past begin to experience disturbing events as old guests check in for a stay. (101 mins.)
Director: Ti West
 
10.
Moscow on the Hudson (1984)
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When a Russian musician defects in Bloomingdale's department store in New York, he finds adjusting to American life more difficult than he imagined. (115 mins.)
Director: Paul Mazursky
 
11.
Shiner (2000)
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The past catches up with a ruthlessly ambitious boxing promoter. (99 mins.)
Director: John Irvin
 
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The Escapist (2008)
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Frank Perry is an institutionalized convict fourteen years into a life sentence without parole. When his estranged daughter falls ill... (102 mins.)
Director: Rupert Wyatt
 
13.
The Objective (2008)
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A military special operations team, led by a CIA case officer, are on a mission in the harsh and hostile terrain of Afghanistan where they find themselves in a Middle Eastern "Bermuda Triangle" of ancient evil. (90 mins.)
Director: Daniel Myrick
 
14.
The Crew (2008)
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As a major heist approaches and with betrayal all around him, a respected crime boss has to summon all his street nous and killer instinct as he fights for survival. (123 mins.)
Director: Adrian Vitoria
 
15.
State of Grace (1990)
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Terry Noonan returns home to New York's Hells Kitchen after a ten year absence. He soon hooks up with... (134 mins.)
 
16.
Essex Boys (2000)
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The film is based loosely around events in December 1995 that culminated in the murders of three drug dealers in Rettendon... (102 mins.)
Director: Terry Winsor
 
17.
Wristcutters: A Love Story (2006)
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A film set in a strange afterlife way station that has been reserved for people who have committed suicide. (88 mins.)
Director: Goran Dukic
 
18.
Red Hill (2010)
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A young police officer must survive his first day's duty in a small country town. (95 mins.)
Director: Patrick Hughes
 
19.
Blitz (2011)
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A tough cop is dispatched to take down a serial killer who has been targeting police officers. (97 mins.)
Director: Elliott Lester
 
20.
One Tough Cop (1998)
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A detective tries to remain loyal to his partner, and his best friend - a mobster. (90 mins.)
Director: Bruno Barreto
 
21.
Harry Brown (2009)
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An elderly ex-serviceman and widower looks to avenge his best friend's murder by doling out his own form of justice. (103 mins.)
Director: Daniel Barber
 
22.
Seraphim Falls (2006)
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At the end of the Civil War, a colonel hunts down a man with whom he has a grudge. (115 mins.)
 
23.
Legacy (2010)
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An AWOL Black Ops soldier mentally unravels when holed up in a Brooklyn motel room. (93 mins.)
Director: Thomas Ikimi
 
24.
What Doesn't Kill You (2008)
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Two childhood friends from South Boston turn to crime as a way to get by, ultimately causing a strain in their personal lives and their friendship. (100 mins.)
Director: Brian Goodman
 
25.
Local Color (2006)
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A successful artist looks back with loving memories on the summer of his defining year, 1974. A talented... (107 mins.)
Director: George Gallo
 
26.
Carriers (2009)
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Four friends fleeing a viral pandemic soon learn they are more dangerous than any virus. (84 mins.)
 
27.
Wonder Boys (2000)
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An English Professor tries to deal with his wife leaving him, the arrival of his editor who has been waiting for his book for seven years, and the various problems that his friends and associates involve him in. (107 mins.)
Director: Curtis Hanson
 
28.
Shrink (2009)
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Unable to cope with a recent personal tragedy, LA's top celebrity shrink turns into a pothead with no concern for his appearance and a creeping sense of his inability to help his patients. (104 mins.)
Director: Jonas Pate
 
29.
Goats (2012)
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As Ellis prepares to leave Tucson for his freshman year at an East Coast prep school, he also faces separating from his flaky, new age mother and the only real father he has ever known: Goat Man. (94 mins.)
 
30.
London (2005)
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London is a drug laden adventure that centers on a party in a New York loft where a young man is trying to win back his ex-girlfriend. (92 mins.)
Director: Hunter Richards