UNDERRATED, little known GEMS for everyone

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1.
Cracks (2009)
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A look at the lives and relationships among girls at an elite boarding school. (104 mins.)
Director: Jordan Scott
 
2.
Dedication (2007)
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The romantic comedy follows a misogynistic children's book author who is forced to work closely with a female illustrator instead of his long-time collaborator and only friend. (95 mins.)
Director: Justin Theroux
 
3.
Civic Duty (2006)
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An American accountant bombarded with cable news and the media's obsession with terrorist plots in the post 9-11 world, receives a jolt when an unattached Islamic graduate student moves in next door. (98 mins.)
Director: Jeff Renfroe
 
4.
Aimee & Jaguar (1999)
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Berlin 1943/44 ("The Battle of Berlin"). Felice, an intelligent and courageous Jewish woman who lives under a false name... (125 mins.)
 
5.
2LDK (2003)
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Two actresses who have auditioned for one part, sharing the same apartment with opposite personalities equals a night which either neither of them will forget - if they survive! (70 mins.)
 
6.
Foxfire (1996)
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The story of five teenage girls who form an unlikely bond after beating up a teacher who has sexually harassed them... (102 mins.)
 
7.
Fingersmith (2005 Mini-Series)
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Susan "Sue" Trinder is a fingersmith (British slang for thief) who lives in the slums of London with... (181 mins.)
Director: Aisling Walsh
 
8.
Fertile Ground (2011)
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Emily and Nate Weaver leave the city for the rural comfort of Nate's ancestral home in the country. Once there, Emily is plagued by horrifying visions and haunted by the ghosts inhabiting their isolated new home. (95 mins.)
Director: Adam Gierasch
 
9.
The Method (2005)
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During IMF & World Bank Summit and demonstrations which upset Madrid, like other capitals, major corporation... (115 mins.)
 
10.
Dot the I (2003)
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Young lovers in London are wrapped up in a love triangle that may not be exactly what it seems. (92 mins.)
 
11.
Inhale (2010)
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A couple goes to dangerous lengths to find a lung donor for their daughter. (83 mins.)
 
12.
Jane Eyre (2006 Mini-Series)
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A young governess falls in love with her brooding and complex master. However, his dark past may destroy their relationship forever. (230 mins.)
 
13.
Teenage Dirtbag (2009)
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A popular high school girl is harassed by a delinquent boy until they are placed in creative writing class together... (106 mins.)
Director: Regina Crosby
 
14.
Stuck (2007)
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A young woman commits a hit-and-run, then finds her fate tied to her victim. (85 mins.)
Director: Stuart Gordon
 
15.
Fear and Trembling (2003)
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A Belgian woman looks back on her year at a Japanese corporation in Tokyo in 1990. She is Amélie, born in Japan... (107 mins.)
Director: Alain Corneau
 
16.
Let's Scare Jessica to Death (1971)
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A recently institutionalized woman has bizarre experiences after moving into a supposedly haunted country farmhouse and fears she may be losing her sanity once again. (89 mins.)
Director: John Hancock
 
17.
Next Door (2005)
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John has just been left by his girlfriend Ingrid. That day he allows himself to be seduced into a mystical and scary world, where it is impossible to separate truth from the lies (75 mins.)
Director: Pål Sletaune
 
18.
One Point O (2004)
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After receiving mysterious empty packages inside his apartment, a young computer-programmer begins a personal investigation into their origins. (92 mins.)
 
19.
Persuasion (2007 TV Movie)
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Royal Navy captain Wentworth was haughtily turned down eight years ago as suitor of pompous baronet Sir Walter Elliot's daughter Anne... (93 mins.)
Director: Adrian Shergold
 
20.
Red White & Blue (2010)
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A woman attracts the attention of a psychotic former Army interrogator and an emotionally fragile young man caring for his ailing mother. (104 mins.)
Director: Simon Rumley
 
21.
Threesome (1994)
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Eddy and Stuart share two-thirds of a dormitory suite. Due to bureaucratic error, a woman named Alex is added to their room... (89 mins.)
Director: Andrew Fleming
 
22.
Tipping the Velvet (2002 Mini-Series)
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Set in the 1890's, tells the lesbian love affair between male impersonator music hall star Kitty Butler and Nan Astley. (177 mins.)
 
23.
The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (2009)
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After her much older husband forces a move to a suburban retirement community, Pippa Lee engages in a period of reflection and finds herself heading toward a quiet nervous breakdown. (98 mins.)
Director: Rebecca Miller
 
24.
The Reef (2010)
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A great white shark hunts the crew of a capsized sailboat along the Great Barrier Reef. (94 mins.)
Director: Andrew Traucki
 
25.
The Secret Life of Words (2005)
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A hearing impaired factory worker gives up her first holiday in years and instead travels out to an oil rig, where she cares for a man suffering from severe burns. (115 mins.)
Director: Isabel Coixet
 
26.
The Shape of Things (2003)
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Quiet, unassuming Adam is changing in a major way, thanks to his new girlfriend, art student Evelyn. Adam's friends are a little freaked by the transformation. (96 mins.)
Director: Neil LaBute
 
27.
The Vicious Kind (2009)
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A man tries to warn his brother away from the new girlfriend he brings home during Thanksgiving, but ends up becoming infatuated with her in the process. (92 mins.)
 
28.
The Girl in the Café (2005 TV Movie)
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Lawrence, an aging, lonely civil servant falls for Gina, an enigmatic young woman. When he takes her to the G8 Summit in Reykjavik, however, their bond is tested by Lawrence's professional obligations. (94 mins.)
Director: David Yates
 
29.
The Killing Gene (2007)
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A calculating killer coerces a detective to pay for his previous mistakes. (104 mins.)
Director: Tom Shankland
 
30.
We Don't Live Here Anymore (2004)
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An indiscretion between two close friends tears down their respective marriages. (101 mins.)
Director: John Curran
 
31.
Year of the Dog (2007)
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A secretary's life changes in unexpected ways after her dog dies. (97 mins.)
Director: Mike White
 
32.
Young Adam (2003)
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A young drifter working on a river barge disrupts his employers' lives while hiding the fact that he knows more about a dead woman found in the river than he admits. (98 mins.)
Director: David Mackenzie
 
33.
Your Friends & Neighbors (1998)
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Unhappy couples fall apart and hop into other beds with other people. (100 mins.)
Director: Neil LaBute
 
34.
The Monitor (2011)
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After a baby monitor picks up another channel, Anna begins reliving the nightmare she'd recently escaped. (96 mins.)
Director: Pål Sletaune
 
35.
Dorothy Mills (2008)
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A psychiatrist is assigned to work on the case of a disturbed young girl. (102 mins.)
Director: Agnès Merlet
 
36.
Ginger Snaps 2: Unleashed (2004)
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Ginger's sister Brigitte, now a werewolf herself, must try to find a cure for her blood lust before the next full moon while hiding out in a rehab clinic from a relentless werewolf. (94 mins.)
Director: Brett Sullivan
 
37.
Black Water (2007)
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A terrifying tale of survival in the mangrove swamps of Northern Australia (90 mins.)
 
38.
Broken English (2007)
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Nora Wilder is freaking out. Everyone around her is in a relationship, is married, or has children. Nora is in her thirties... (97 mins.)
Director: Zoe Cassavetes
 
39.
Love Crime (2010)
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Ruthless executive Christine brings on Isabelle as her assistant, and she takes delight in toying with the young woman's innocence... (106 mins.)
Director: Alain Corneau
 
40.
Girlfight (2000)
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Diana, without her father knowing it, trains as a boxer and achieves impressive success, blazing new trails for female boxers. (110 mins.)
Director: Karyn Kusama
 
41.
House of 9 (2005)
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Nine strangers, with no apparent connection between them are abducted: drugged, kidnapped and sealed in a house together. (86 mins.)
 
42.
The Living Dead at Manchester Morgue (1974)
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A cop chases two hippies suspected of a series of Manson family-like murders; unbeknownst to him, the real culprits are the living dead, brought to life with a thirst for human flesh by chemical pesticides being used by area farmers. (95 mins.)
Director: Jorge Grau
 
43.
My First Mister (2001)
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A 17-year-old girl has a troubled relationship with a 49-year-old man. (109 mins.)
Director: Christine Lahti
 
44.
Kiss Me (2011)
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A young woman engaged to be married finds herself in an affair with her soon-to-be stepmother's lesbian daughter. (105 mins.)
 
45.
Fermat's Room (2007)
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Four mathematicians who do not know each other are invited by a mysterious host on the pretext of resolving a great enigma... (89 mins.)
 
46.
The Life Before Her Eyes (2007)
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A woman's survivor's guilt from a Columbine-like event twenty years ago causes her present-day idyllic life to fall apart. (90 mins.)
Director: Vadim Perelman
 
47.
White Dog (1982)
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A trainer attempts to retrain a vicious dog that's been raised to kill Black people. (90 mins.)
Director: Samuel Fuller
 
48.
Sexmission (1984)
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Two scientists are placed in hibernation and should be awaken after three years. But when they wake up, it turns out that it has been fifty years, and they are the only two males in a new, underground society composed exclusively of women. (117 mins.)