Superb Non English Movies

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1.
Love in Another Language (2009)
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Onur, who has been deaf since birth, works as a librarian. His father had left him and his mother when he was seven... (98 mins.)
Director: Ilksen Basarir
 
2.
The Light (2004)
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Camille arrives at the island Ouessant where she was born, to sell the house of her parents. She finds a book of a certain Antoine and starts reading... (105 mins.)
Director: Philippe Lioret
 
3.
The Intouchables (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
After he becomes a quadriplegic from a paragliding accident, an aristocrat hires a young man from the projects to be his caregiver. (112 mins.)
 
4.
I Saw the Devil (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A secret agent exacts revenge on a serial killer through a series of captures and releases. (141 mins.)
Director: Kim Jee-woon
 
5.
2 Days in Paris (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Marion and Jack try to rekindle their relationship with a visit to Paris, home of Marion's parents -- and several of her ex-boyfriends. (96 mins.)
Director: Julie Delpy
 
6.
What to Do in Case of Fire (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
What To Do In Case of Fire? tells the humorous and touching story of six former creative anarchists... (101 mins.)
 
7.
The Crimson Rivers (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A murder detective must follow the footsteps of a brutal killer within the secrets of a classist college. (106 mins.)
 
8.
Romeo & Juliet ...Get Married (2005)
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A Romeo-and-Juliet kind of love affair. The difference here is what sets the two lovers apart: their soccer teams. Being a fan of Corinthians, Romeu has to fake he really likes Palmeiras, in order to gain Julieta's heart. (90 mins.)
Director: Bruno Barreto
 
9.
Ice Cream, I Scream (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Ali, who is ice cream salesman in Mugla, tries to survive in the face of fierce competition from the big ice cream brands... (100 mins.)
Director: Yüksel Aksu
 
10.
Last Stop 174 (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A chronicle of a real-life bus hijacking in Rio de Janeiro that occurred on June 12, 2000. (110 mins.)
Director: Bruno Barreto
 
11.
Ambulance (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
"Ambulance" is a psychological thriller based on 3 rules: 1. The entire film must take place in only ONE LOCATION; an ambulance 2. The story must be in REAL TIME; a 80 minute ride 3. There must be only 4 CHARACTERS on the ride. (80 mins.)
 
12.
For Love and Honor (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Ali Osman is a former bully of city of Istanbul. But lately he gives up bully and starts to operate a synthetic pitch... (140 mins.)
Director: Ömer Vargi
 
13.
Kahaani (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A pregnant woman's search for her missing husband takes her from London to Kolkata, but everyone she questions denies having ever met her husband. (122 mins.)
Director: Sujoy Ghosh
 
14.
Paan Singh Tomar (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
The story of Paan Singh Tomar, an Indian athlete and seven-time national steeplechase champion who becomes one of the most feared dacoits in Chambal Valley after his retirement. (135 mins.)
 
15.
King of Devil's Island (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Norwegian winter, early 20th century. On the boys home Bastoy, a new inmate leads the boys to a violent uprising against a brutal regime. How far is he willing to go to attain freedom? (116 mins.)
Director: Marius Holst
 
16.
Heartbreaker (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Alex and his sister run a business designed to break up relationships. They are hired by a rich man to break up the wedding of his daughter. The only problem is that they only have one week to do so. (105 mins.)
Director: Pascal Chaumeil
 
17.
Headhunters (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
An accomplished headhunter risks everything to obtain a valuable painting owned by a former mercenary. (100 mins.)
Director: Morten Tyldum
 
18.
Little White Lies (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A near-fatal accident leaves one friend in the hospital while the rest go on their annual vacation. But their secrets and personal grief threaten to drive them apart. (154 mins.)
Director: Guillaume Canet
 
19.
In a Better World (2010)
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The lives of two Danish families cross each other, and an extraordinary but risky friendship comes into bud. But loneliness, frailty and sorrow lie in wait. (119 mins.)
Director: Susanne Bier
 
20.
The Chaser (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A cash-strapped pimp and former police detective draws upon the skills of his old job to track down his missing stable of prostitutes. (125 mins.)
Director: Hong-jin Na
 
21.
The Ax (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A chemist (Garcia) loses his job to outsourcing. Two years later and still jobless, he hits on a solution: to genuinely eliminate his competition. (117 mins.)
Director: Costa-Gavras
 
22.
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A journalist is aided in his search for a woman who has been missing -- or dead -- for forty years by a young female hacker. (152 mins.)
 
23.
Sin Nombre (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A Honduran young girl and a Mexican gangster are united in a journey across the American border. (96 mins.)
 
24.
Peepli (Live) (2010)
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An impoverished farmer's threat to end his life invites attention from politicians and media. (95 mins.)
 
25.
Common Wealth (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The accidental discovery of a big fortune hidden in the apartment of a deceased man, will fill the heart of a real estate agent with greed and dreams of a luxurious life, but the neighbours think otherwise. (110 mins.)
 
26.
El Crimen Perfecto (The Perfect Crime) (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
An ambitious salesman will do anything for that big promotion he's been chasing, but inevitably he will learn that there is no such thing as the perfect crime. (105 mins.)
 
27.
Son of the Bride (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
At age 42, Rafael Belvedere is having a crisis. He lives in the shadow of his father, he feels guilty about rarely visiting his aging mother... (123 mins.)
 
28.
Abu, Son of Adam (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Abu and Aisumma are an aging Muslim couple. Their aspiration is to go for Hajj and they make many sacrifices to achieve this aim... (101 mins.)
Director: Salim Ahmed
 
29.
Y Tu Mamá También (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
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. (106 mins.)
Director: Alfonso Cuarón
 
30.
Memories of Murder (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
In 1986, in the province of Gyunggi, in South Korea, a second young and beautiful woman is found dead... (131 mins.)
Director: Joon Ho Bong
 
31.
Mr. and Mrs. Iyer (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
During a bus journey, a devout Hindu Brahmin woman protects a Muslim man when communal rioting breaks out. (120 mins.)
Director: Aparna Sen
 
32.
The Duo (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Mani Rathnam's take on the real-life rivalry between M.G. Ramachandran and Karunanidhi. (140 mins.)
Director: Mani Ratnam
 
33.
Dev D (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
After breaking up with his childhood sweetheart, a young man finds solace in drugs. Meanwhile, a teenage girl is caught in the world of prostitution. Will they be destroyed, or will they find redemption? (144 mins.)
Director: Anurag Kashyap
 
34.
Taare Zameen Par (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
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. (165 mins.)
Director: Aamir Khan
 
35.
Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Three friends decide to turn their fantasy vacation into reality after one of their number becomes engaged. (155 mins.)
Director: Zoya Akhtar
 
36.
The Syrian Bride (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
In Majdal Shams, the largest Druze village in Golan Heights on the Israeli-Syrian border, the Druze bride Mona is engaged to get married with Tallel... (97 mins.)
Director: Eran Riklis
 
37.
The Aura (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A deluded taxidermist plans the perfect crime. (134 mins.)
 
38.
Everything About Mustafa (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Mustafa is a successful business man living a seemingly great life with his family when an accident... (119 mins.)
Director: Çagan Irmak
 
39.
Shaitan (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Five substance-abusing friends decide to fake a kidnapping in order to bribe a police constable for covering-up a hit-and-run accident. (121 mins.)
Director: Bejoy Nambiar
 
40.
The Band's Visit (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A band comprised of members of the Egyptian police force head to Israel to play at the inaugural ceremony of an Arab arts center, only to find themselves lost in the wrong town. (87 mins.)
Director: Eran Kolirin
 
41.
Bombay (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A Hindu man and a Muslim woman fall in love in a small village and move to Mumbai, where the have two children. However, growing religious tensions and erupting riots threaten to tear the family apart. (141 mins.)
Director: Mani Ratnam
 
42.
Walk on Water (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Following the suicide of his wife, an Israeli intelligence agent is assigned to befriend the grandchildren of a Nazi war criminal. (103 mins.)
Director: Eytan Fox
 
43.
Hunting Season (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The lives of three homicide detectives are turned upside-down during a murder investigation. (140 mins.)
Director: Yavuz Turgul
 
44.
Herod's Law (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Mexico, 1949. The fable of a janitor turned Mayor on a little town lost in the Mexican desert, who gradually realizes how far his new acquainted power and corruption can get him. (120 mins.)
Director: Luis Estrada
 
45.
The Secret in Their Eyes (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
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. (129 mins.)
 
46.
The Method (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
During IMF & World Bank Summit and demonstrations which upset Madrid, like other capitals, major corporation... (115 mins.)
 
47.
Adam's Apples (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A neo-nazi sentenced to community service at a church clashes with the blindly devotional priest. (94 mins.)
 
48.
Intacto (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
An enigmatic tale of four incredibly lucky people whose lives are intertwined by destiny are subject to the laws of fate... (108 mins.)
 
49.
The Waiting List (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A desperate group of people wait at a rundown Cuban transit station for the next bus to arrive. The problem is... (105 mins.)
 
50.
If I Were You (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
The publicist Claudio and the housewife and choral teacher Helena have been married for many years,... (108 mins.)
Director: Daniel Filho
 
51.
Manorama Six Feet Under (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Rajasthan-based Satyaveer Singh Randhawa works as a Junior Engineer with Lahkot Municipality's Public... (137 mins.)
Director: Navdeep Singh
 
52.
Ishqiya (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
While on the run from goons, a man and his nephew fall for a kidnapper's seductive widow. (118 mins.)
 
53.
A Wednesday (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
A retiring police officer reminisces about 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. (104 mins.)
Director: Neeraj Pandey
 
54.
Nine Queens (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Two con artists try to swindle a stamp collector by selling him a sheet of counterfeit rare stamps (the "nine queens"). (114 mins.)
 
55.
Kokowääh (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Henry is a handsome screenwriter who is trying to win the heart of the woman he truly loves. His plans are interrupted when he finds Magdalena, a little girl at his house. (123 mins.)
Director: Til Schweiger
 
56.
Vizontele (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The film is about the introduction of television to a small village in southeast Anatolia in 1974. Employing a tragicomic language... (110 mins.)
 
57.
Our Grand Despair (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The peaceful cohabitation of two 30-something bachelors is disrupted when they both fall in love with the charming young woman who moves in with them. (102 mins.)
Director: Seyfi Teoman
 
58.
Criminal Lovers (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
After a perverted impulse drives them to kill, Alice and her boyfriend, Luc, drag the body into the woods... (96 mins.)
Director: François Ozon
 
59.
The Heir Apparent: Largo Winch (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
After a powerful billionaire is murdered, his secret adoptive son must race to prove his legitimacy, find his father's killers and stop them from taking over his financial empire. (108 mins.)
Director: Jérôme Salle
 
60.
Congorama (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
An eccentric Belgian inventor travels to Québec to search for his family, which uncovers a secret history between two seemingly unrelated people. (105 mins.)
 
61.
Losers' Club (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Kaan and Mete, co-hosts of a mid 1990s radio show called Kaybedenler Kulübü (Losers' Club), struggle... (105 mins.)
Director: Tolga Örnek
 
62.
Those Happy Days (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A genuine and often funny depiction of the relationships between monitors and children in a summer vacation camp. From romance to friendship, dancing to fighting, this French movie bring back good souvenirs of childhood. (103 mins.)
 
63.
All for One (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Four rogues, who were best friends as kids, have one big problem: they're sitting on both sides of the law... (81 mins.)
Director: Rasmus Heide
 
64.
Pardon (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Based on a true event, Pardon tells the tragicomic story of three friends who end up in prison when... (94 mins.)
Director: Mert Baykal
 
65.
Love Loves Coincidences (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Year 1977, a September morning in Ankara... Yilmaz tries to rush his pregnant wife Neriman to the hospital and he crushes into Omer's car... (118 mins.)
 
66.
Magic Carpet Ride (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A struggling, suicidal young comedian meets a car thief who is willing to teach him a few things about his profession. (106 mins.)
Director: Yilmaz Erdogan
 
67.
Vares: Private Eye (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
On the trail of a woman, Vares finds himself caught up with underworld characters who are on the trail of hidden millions. (95 mins.)
Director: Aleksi Mäkelä
 
68.
Bon Cop Bad Cop (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Two Canadian detectives, one from Ontario and the other from Quebec, must work together when a murdered victim is found on the Ontario Quebec border line. (116 mins.)
Director: Erik Canuel
 
69.
The Magician (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Failed magician Iskender decides to do a tour to save his career, but has to bring his grumpy and senile father along. The tour is quite unexpectedly interrupted when a bride actually disappears from the stage. (122 mins.)
 
70.
Incir Reçeli (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
On a night of despair after being turned down continuously for the scripts he writes, Metin ends up in a bar where he meets a girl named Duygu... (94 mins.)
Director: Aytaç Agirlar
 
71.
The Hunters (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A policeman from Stockholm comes up to Norrland in Sweden to join his brother, now that their parents are dead... (113 mins.)
Director: Kjell Sundvall
 
72.
My Best Enemy (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A dark WWII comedy about two friends, stolen artwork and an unfortunate case of mistaken identities, as a Jewish man switches places with his Nazi best friend in order to survive (109 mins.)
 
73.
Father and Guns (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
They are father and son. They are both cops. And they are about to work together as a team. Trouble is... (107 mins.)
 
74.
Lammbock (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Stefan and Kai have good going business, self-grown cannabis screened as pizza delivering service. For now they only have to deal with plant-louses. (93 mins.)
 
75.
Knockin' on Heaven's Door (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Two young men, Martin and Rudi, both suffering from terminal cancer, get to know each other in a hospital room... (87 mins.)
Director: Thomas Jahn
 
76.
23 (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The movie's plot is based on the true story of a group of young computer hackers from Hannover, Germany... (99 mins.)
 
77.
Micmacs (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A man and his friends come up with an intricate and original plan to destroy two big weapons manufacturers. (105 mins.)
 
78.
Labirent (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
(123 mins.)
Director: Tolga Örnek
 
79.
A Touch of Spice (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
"A Touch of Spice" is a story about a young Greek boy (Fanis) growing up in Istanbul, whose grandfather... (108 mins.)
 
80.
40 (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A bag full of money lands in front of you. Is it luck? The answer to your prayers? Part of a predetermined plan... (89 mins.)
Director: Emre Sahin
 
81.
36th Precinct (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
In the underbelly of the Parisian criminal world, the Police are frustrated by a gang committing a series of violent robberies... (111 mins.)
Director: Olivier Marchal
 
82.
Rabbit Without Ears (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Rainbow press reporter Ludo is sentenced to 8 months, but is released on probation. But he has to work 300 hours for a local daycare center and meets Anna who has unfinished business with him. (116 mins.)
Director: Til Schweiger
 
83.
Kokowääh (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Henry is a handsome screenwriter who is trying to win the heart of the woman he truly loves. His plans are interrupted when he finds Magdalena, a little girl at his house. (123 mins.)
Director: Til Schweiger
 
84.
Vizontele (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The film is about the introduction of television to a small village in southeast Anatolia in 1974. Employing a tragicomic language... (110 mins.)
 
85.
Criminal Lovers (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
After a perverted impulse drives them to kill, Alice and her boyfriend, Luc, drag the body into the woods... (96 mins.)
Director: François Ozon
 
86.
The Heir Apparent: Largo Winch (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
After a powerful billionaire is murdered, his secret adoptive son must race to prove his legitimacy, find his father's killers and stop them from taking over his financial empire. (108 mins.)
Director: Jérôme Salle
 
87.
Congorama (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
An eccentric Belgian inventor travels to Québec to search for his family, which uncovers a secret history between two seemingly unrelated people. (105 mins.)
 
88.
Losers' Club (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Kaan and Mete, co-hosts of a mid 1990s radio show called Kaybedenler Kulübü (Losers' Club), struggle... (105 mins.)
Director: Tolga Örnek
 
89.
Those Happy Days (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A genuine and often funny depiction of the relationships between monitors and children in a summer vacation camp. From romance to friendship, dancing to fighting, this French movie bring back good souvenirs of childhood. (103 mins.)