Favorite Non English Language Movies

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1.
The Man from Nowhere (2010)
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A quiet pawnshop keeper with a violent past takes on a drug-and-organ trafficking ring in hope of saving the child who is his only friend. (119 mins.)
Director: Jeong-beom Lee
 
2.
La Femme Nikita (1990)
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Convicted felon Nikita, instead of going to jail, is given a new identity and trained, stylishly, as a top secret spy/assassin. (117 mins.)
Director: Luc Besson
 
3.
The Warrior (2001)
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1375. Nine Koryo warriors, envoys exiled by Imperial China, battle to protect a Chinese Ming Princess from Mongolian troops. (158 mins.)
Director: Sung-su Kim
 
4.
House of Flying Daggers (2004)
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A romantic police captain breaks a beautiful member of a rebel group out of prison to help her rejoin her fellows, but things are not what they seem. (119 mins.)
Director: Yimou Zhang
 
5.
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
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A young Chinese warrior steals a sword from a famed swordsman and then escapes into a world of romantic adventure with a mysterious man in the frontier of the nation. (120 mins.)
Director: Ang Lee
 
6.
Taxi (1998)
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To work off his tarnished driving record, a hip taxi driver must chauffeur a loser police inspector on the trail of German bank robbers. (86 mins.)
Director: Gérard Pirès
 
7.
Shinobi: Heart Under Blade (2005)
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Star-crossed lovers must fight on opposing sides in a battle that will determine the next Shogun. (107 mins.)
Director: Ten Shimoyama
 
8.
Arn: The Knight Templar (2007)
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Arn, the son of a high-ranking Swedish nobleman is educated in a monastery and sent to the Holy Land as a knight templar to do penance for a forbidden love. (139 mins.)
Director: Peter Flinth
 
9.
Bliss (2007)
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Condemned to death to salvage her family's honor, a young rape victim escapes to a seaside town with the man tasked with her execution. (105 mins.)
Director: Abdullah Oguz
 
10.
Oldboy (2003)
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After being kidnapped and imprisoned for fifteen years, Oh Dae-Su is released, only to find that he must find his captor in five days. (120 mins.)
Director: Chan-wook Park
 
11.
Open Your Eyes (1997)
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A very handsome man finds the love of his life, but he suffers an accident and needs to have his face rebuilt by surgery after it is severely disfigured. (117 mins.)
 
12.
Azumi (2003)
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Raised to deal in cold blooded death, the teenage assassin girl Azumi must defeat three evil warlords while also battling her own heart. (128 mins.)
 
13.
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)
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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.)
 
14.
The Girl Who Played with Fire (2009)
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As computer hacker Lisbeth and journalist Mikael investigate a sex-trafficking ring, Lisbeth is accused of three murders, causing her to go on the run while Mikael works to clear her name. (129 mins.)
 
15.
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (2009)
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Lisbeth is recovering in a hospital and awaiting trial for three murders when she is released. Mikael must prove her innocence, but Lisbeth must be willing to share the details of her sordid experiences with the court. (147 mins.)
 
16.
Il Mare (2000)
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Eun-joo moves out of her house "Il Mare", leaving behind a Christmas card for the eventual new owner of the house in 1999... (105 mins.)
Director: Hyun-seung Lee
“ Lake House ” - Vorserbian
 
17.
Blowfish (2011)
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A young woman, an elevator operator, changes her life thanks to her blowfish. (88 mins.)
Director: Chi Y. Lee
“ Blowfish ” - Vorserbian
 
18.
The Wounds (1998)
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This film follows two Belgrade youths on their rise to gangster legends in a decaying society. (103 mins.)
 
19.
Pretty Village, Pretty Flame (1996)
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At the Belgrade army hospital, casualties of Bosnian civil war are treated. In the hospital they remember their youth and the war... (115 mins.)
 
20.
Frozen Stiff (2002)
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Lemi and Kiza are two brothers who have to bring their dead grandfather from Belgrade to Vrsac, and having spent all their money... (90 mins.)
 
21.
The Meeting Point (1989)
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During the excavation of ancient Roman ruins, an old archaeology professor accidentally opens the gate between our world and the world of the dead. (98 mins.)
Director: Goran Markovic
 
22.
Tito and Me (1992)
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The story of a ten year old boy who, as most of the children in Yugoslavia of the 1950s can hardly imagine his life without the great national leader... (118 mins.)
Director: Goran Markovic
 
23.
The Monster (1994)
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A vicious serial sex killer is on the loose, and landscape gardener and shop-window outfitter Loris is the prime suspect... (112 mins.)
Director: Roberto Benigni
 
24.
The Marathon Family (1982)
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The Topalovic family has been in the burial business for generations. When the old (150 yrs old) Pantelija dies... (92 mins.)
Director: Slobodan Sijan
 
25.
Three Palms for Two Punks and a Babe (1998)
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The story takes place in 1993 Serbia, torn by hyperinflation and economic disaster. Milan, an avid fan of FC Partizan... (103 mins.)
Director: Radivoje Andric
 
26.
Underground (1995)
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A group of serbian socialists prepares for the war in a surreal underground filled by parties, tragedies, love and hate. (170 mins.)
Director: Emir Kusturica
 
27.
Velika frka (1992)
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Cheda is a clerk, pushed around by everyone. He is "everybody's girl". He walks his poodle, makes coffee for a group of poker players and their wives... (92 mins.)
Director: Milan Jelic
 
28.
Bal na vodi (1985)
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In 1985, four middle-aged Yugoslav emigres return to Belgrade for the funeral of Mariana, their beautiful compatriot... (112 mins.)
Director: Jovan Acin
 
29.
Balkan ekspres (1983)
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Group of petty criminals is trying to make some money under the disguise of musical band in Nazi-occupied Serbia. (102 mins.)
Director: Branko Baletic
 
30.
Otpisani (1978 TV Movie)
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Prle and Tihi are now soldiers.End of war is close,but still there are some Germans in Belgrade.Prle and Tihi set secret agent Marija in Belgrade.Mailman Joca joins in Tihi's team (30 mins.)
 
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32.
Some Birds Can't Fly (1997)
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Doctors predicted to Vesna one more year. Very sick girl was taken by her grandfather to the mountains. However, in this true story, faith played with little Vesna. (90 mins.)
Director: Petar Lalovic
 
33.
Barking at the Stars (1998)
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Comedy about teachers and students at a high school in a small provincial town. Mihailo tries to win the heart of a girl his brother is also chasing. (95 mins.)
Director: Zdravko Sotra
 
34.
Ozaloscena porodica (1990 TV Movie)
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(97 mins.)
Director: Milan Karadzic
 
35.
Dr (1984 TV Movie)
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(92 mins.)
 
36.
Populaire (2012)
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1958. Rose is a terrible secretary but a demon typist. Her handsome boss resolves to turn her into the fastest girl in the world. (111 mins.)
Director: Régis Roinsard
 
37.
April Snow (2005)
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A man and a woman meet in the hospital after their respective partners are involved in a car accident. After learning that their spouses have been having an affair, the two begin one of their own. (105 mins.)
Director: Jin-ho Hur
 
38.
My Sassy Girl (2001)
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Based on a series of true stories posted by Ho-sik Kim on the Internet describing his relationship with his girlfriend... (123 mins.)
Director: Jae-young Kwak
 
39.
Windstruck (2004)
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The heart-warming romance story between Kyungjin and Myungwoo. Even though he has passed away, he will be always with Kyungwoo forever. (123 mins.)
Director: Jae-young Kwak
 
40.
Departures (2008)
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A newly unemployed cellist takes a job preparing the dead for funerals. (130 mins.)
Director: Yôjirô Takita
 
41.
200 Pounds Beauty (2006)
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A talented but obese girl, who ghost-sings for a not-so-talented pop star, undergoes extensive plastic surgery to become a slender beauty with a new identity. (120 mins.)
Director: Yong-hwa Kim
 
42.
Whatcha Wearin'? (2012)
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Yoon-Jung accidentally calls a stranger, instead of her boyfriend, and has phone sex with the unknown man... (114 mins.)
Director: Sung-hyun Byun
 
43.
Lie to Me (2011 TV Series)
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A woman, jealous when her friend steals her first love and marries him, lies that she is married too. The lie ensnares a hotel president who goes along with the lie for his own reasons. Will the lie become reality?