Good films outside of Americaby jhpstrydom | created - 19 Jan 2012 | updated - 07 Aug 2012 | Public
This is a list of foreign films outside of America that have either made waves or was excellent but just not that well known and they are in no particular order
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1. The Unforgiving (2010)
75 min | Horror, Thriller
Two survivors, who appear unwilling to answer questions, are the only links authorities have to a spate of attacks that have hit rural South Africa.
2. Dying Breed (2008)
R | 92 min | Horror, Thriller
Dying Breed interweaves the two most fascinating icons of Tasmanian history: the extinct Tasmanian tiger and "The Pieman" (aka Alexander Pearce) who was hanged for cannibalism in 1824. ... See full summary »
4. Bangkok Adrenaline (2009)
R | 90 min | Action, Comedy
Four backpackers arrive in Thailand to party and drink. A gambling game goes wrong and with their lives on the line they desperately decide to kidnap a billionaires daughter. Things go ... See full summary »
6. Empire of the Wolves (2005)
R | 128 min | Action, Crime, Drama
When the young detective Paul Nerteaux finds the third slashed female corpse of illegal Turkish immigrants, he decides to ask for support to the experienced dark retired detective ... See full summary »
7. Putevoy obkhodchik (2007)
Unrated | 80 min | Horror, Thriller
A perfect bank heist turns deadly when the robbers and their hostages flee to the abandoned underground subway station where they encounter the Trackman, a deformed madman that prowls the darkness.
8. Shutter (II) (2004)
Not Rated | 97 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A young photographer and his girlfriend discover mysterious shadows in their photographs after a tragic accident. They soon learn that you can not escape your past.
9. Left for Dead (II) (2005)
Not Rated | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Left For Dead is a revenge thriller set in a city called Hope, where a crimelord called Kincaid rules with an iron fist. Williams, a former hitman for Kincaid is attacked and left for dead ... See full summary »
12. District B13 (2004)
R | 84 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Set in the ghettos of Paris in 2010, an undercover cop and ex-thug try to infiltrate a gang in order to defuse a neutron bomb.
Votes: 59,491 | Gross: $1.20M
13. District 13: Ultimatum (2009)
R | 101 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Damien and Leito return to District 13 on a mission to bring peace to the troubled sector that is controlled by five different gang bosses, before the city's secret services take drastic measures to solve the problem.
Votes: 39,409 | Gross: $0.04M
14. Fritt vilt (2006)
Not Rated | 97 min | Horror, Thriller
Jannicke, Morten Tobias, Eirik, Mikal and Ingunn are on a snowboarding vacation in Jotunheimen. They are forced to take shelter in an abandoned hotel when Morten Tobias breaks his leg and ... See full summary »
15. Cold Prey 2 (2008)
Not Rated | 86 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Jannicke wakes up in the hospital. All of her friends are dead. As she walks through the dark corridors, she thinks she is left alone. But the nightmare isn't over yet.
16. Fritt vilt III (2010)
95 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Takes place in the 80's where a group of teenagers go to visit an abandoned hotel, only to find themselves hunted by a psychotic killer through the Norwegian woods.
17. Deathwatch (2002)
R | 94 min | Drama, Horror, War
In the middle of World War I, nine British soldiers caught behind enemy lines seek refuge in a complex network of German trenches. What they soon discover is that they aren't alone - and it isn't a German soldier that's hunting them down.
18. Rovdyr (2008)
78 min | Horror
The summer of 1974, four young people are all ambushed and left unconscious. They wake up deep in the woods with no one around but the sound of a hunting horn.
20. Tell No One (2006)
Unrated | 131 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
After eight long years since his beloved wife's hideous murder, unexpectedly, an accidental discovery of two bodies near a Doctor's estate will stir things again in a long-forgotten buried case that nothing is as it appears.
Votes: 42,631 | Gross: $6.18M
21. Inside (2007)
R | 82 min | Horror
Four months after the death of her husband, a woman on the brink of motherhood is tormented in her home by a strange woman who wants her unborn baby.
22. Martyrs (2008)
R | 99 min | Horror
A young woman's quest for revenge against the people who kidnapped and tormented her as a child leads her and a friend, who is also a victim of child abuse, on a terrifying journey into a living hell of depravity.
23. Wolf Creek (2005)
R | 99 min | Horror
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.
Votes: 59,897 | Gross: $16.19M
25. High Tension (2003)
R | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
Best friends Marie and Alexia decide to spend a quiet weekend at Alexia's parents' secluded farmhouse. But on the night of their arrival, the girls' idyllic getaway turns into an endless night of horror.
Votes: 59,144 | Gross: $3.68M
26. Giallo (2009)
R | 92 min | Horror, Thriller
In Italy, a woman fears her sister may have been kidnapped. Inspector Enzo Avolfi fears it's worse. They team up to rescue her from a sadistic killer known only as Yellow.
27. La ragazza del lago (2007)
95 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
The body of a young woman is found in a small and quiet town in North Italy. A detective from the nearby main city is called to solve the mystery.
28. The Guard Post (2008)
121 min | Horror
(Korean with English subtitles) A squad of Korean soldiers is sent to investigate a guard post that overlooks the DMZ. Seemingly deserted at first, the squad eventually discovers mysterious... See full summary »
29. The Protector (2005)
R | 111 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A young fighter named Kham must go to Australia to retrieve his stolen elephant. With the help of a Thai-born Australian detective, Kham must take on all comers, including a gang led by an evil woman and her two deadly bodyguards.
Votes: 31,942 | Gross: $11.91M
30. Trade (I) (2007)
R | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Adriana is a 13-year-old girl from Mexico City whose kidnapping by sex traffickers sets in motion a desperate mission by her 17-year-old brother, Jorge, to save her. Trapped and terrified ... See full summary »
Votes: 15,561 | Gross: $0.21M
31. Frontier(s) (2007)
Unrated | 108 min | Horror, Thriller
A gang of young thieves flee Paris during the violent aftermath of a political election, only to hole up at an Inn run by neo-Nazis.
32. Villmark (2003)
Not Rated | 85 min | Adventure, Horror, Mystery
The crew of the TV show "Real TV" with controlling boss Gunnar on the front line will soon begin production of a reality show for which participants are selected to survive in the ... See full summary »
33. Dead Snow (2009)
Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Horror
A ski vacation turns horrific for a group of medical students, as they find themselves confronted by an unimaginable menace: Nazi zombies.
Votes: 58,153 | Gross: $0.04M
35. The Broken (2008)
R | 93 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
In London, the radiologist Gina McVey organizes a surprise birthday party to her father John McVey with her boyfriend Stefan Chambers, her brother Daniel McVey and his girlfriend Kate ... See full summary »
36. Antropophagus (1980)
90 min | Horror
A group of tourists become stranded on an uninhabited island where they are stalked by an insane, violent, and grotesque killer that slaughtered the town's former residents.
37. Tenebre (1982)
Not Rated | 101 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
An American writer in Rome is stalked by a serial killer bent on harassing him while killing all people associated with his work on his latest book.
38. Phenomena (1985)
Not Rated | 116 min | Horror, Mystery
A young girl, with an amazing ability to communicate with insects, is transferred to an exclusive Swiss boarding school, where her unusual capability might help solve a string of murders.
R | 97 min | Action, Crime, Mystery
Pierre Niemans faces the threat of the apocalypse while investigating a series of ritual murders.
41. Eden Lake (2008)
R | 91 min | Horror, Thriller
Refusing to let anything spoil their romantic weekend break, a young couple confront a gang of loutish youths with terrifyingly brutal consequences.
Votes: 64,286 | Gross: $0.01M