Some Good Films on Netflix

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1.
Submarine (2010)
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15-year-old Oliver Tate has two objectives: To lose his virginity before his next birthday, and to extinguish the flame between his mother and an ex-lover who has resurfaced in her life. (97 mins.)
Director: Richard Ayoade
“ For when you feel like love doesn't exist. ” - charlesmfisher-477-672663
 
2.
Punch-Drunk Love (2002)
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A psychologically troubled novelty supplier is nudged towards a romance with an English woman, all the while being extorted by a phone-sex line run by a crooked mattress salesman, and purchasing stunning amounts of pudding. (95 mins.)
“ For when you feel crazy compared to everyone else but really your quite normal and everyone else is insane. ” - charlesmfisher-477-672663
 
3.
Brick (2005)
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A teenage loner pushes his way into the underworld of a high school crime ring to investigate the disappearance of his ex-girlfriend. (110 mins.)
Director: Rian Johnson
“ For when a modern mystery sounds good. ” - charlesmfisher-477-672663
 
4.
Sleeping Beauty (2011)
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A haunting portrait of Lucy, a young university student drawn into a mysterious hidden world of unspoken desires. (101 mins.)
Director: Julia Leigh
“ For when you feel like watching a beautiful and sexy film that's kind of *beep* ” - charlesmfisher-477-672663
 
5.
Babel (2006)
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Tragedy strikes a married couple on vacation in the Moroccan desert, touching off an interlocking story involving four different families. (143 mins.)
“ For when you need to feel like every little thing you do will effect another individual a million trillion miles away. ” - charlesmfisher-477-672663
 
6.
The Killer Inside Me (2010)
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A West Texas deputy sheriff is slowly unmasked as a psychotic killer. (109 mins.)
“ For when you are so happy but want to feel confused and sad and disgusted. ” - charlesmfisher-477-672663
 
7.
Drive (2011)
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A mysterious Hollywood stuntman and mechanic moonlights as a getaway driver and finds himself in trouble when he helps out his neighbor. (100 mins.)
“ For when and edgy crime flick sounds good. ” - charlesmfisher-477-672663
 
8.
Half Nelson (2006)
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An inner-city junior high school teacher with a drug habit forms an unlikely friendship with one of his students after she discovers his secret. (106 mins.)
Director: Ryan Fleck
“ For when you want reality. ” - charlesmfisher-477-672663
 
9.
Mouth to Mouth (2005)
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An adventurous coming-of-age story that follows young rebellious Sherry through Europe as she loses her illusions, virginity and lip ring. (103 mins.)
Director: Alison Murray
“ For when you feel rebellious. ” - charlesmfisher-477-672663
 
10.
Joe the King (1999)
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A disadvantaged, abused, neglected, exploited but basically decent kid slips into criminality while trying to cope with his harsh, inescapable reality. (93 mins.)
Director: Frank Whaley
“ For when you want to watch someone's life unfold before you. ” - charlesmfisher-477-672663
 
11.
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
“ For when you want to watch someone else's life unfold before you. ” - charlesmfisher-477-672663
 
12.
Daydream Nation (2010)
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A city girl who moves to a small town and becomes entangled in a love triangle between her high school teacher and a stoner classmate. (98 mins.)
“ For when you want to watch a *beep* up romance. ” - charlesmfisher-477-672663
 
13.
The Red Balloon (1956 Short Film)
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A red balloon with a life of its own follows a little boy around the streets of Paris. (34 mins.)
“ For when you are in a great mood. ” - charlesmfisher-477-672663
 
14.
The Future (2011)
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When a couple decides to adopt a stray cat their perspective on life changes radically, literally altering the course of time and space and testing their faith in each other and themselves. (91 mins.)
Director: Miranda July
“ For when you feel left out of the world. ” - charlesmfisher-477-672663
 
15.
Charlie Bartlett (2007)
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A rich kid becomes the self-appointed psychiatrist to the student body of his new high school. (97 mins.)
Director: Jon Poll
“ For when you want to become a cool teen drug dealer. ” - charlesmfisher-477-672663
 
16.
Vanilla Sky (2001)
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A self-indulgent and vain publishing magnate finds his privileged life upended after a vehicular accident with a resentful lover. (136 mins.)
Director: Cameron Crowe
“ For when you want to feel confused and then feel like "oh yeah" ” - charlesmfisher-477-672663
 
17.
Let the Right One In (2008)
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Oskar, an overlooked and bullied boy, finds love and revenge through Eli, a beautiful but peculiar girl. (115 mins.)
Director: Tomas Alfredson
“ For when you feel sad and disconnected. ” - charlesmfisher-477-672663
 
18.
Fish Tank (2009)
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Everything changes for 15-year-old Mia when her mum brings home a new boyfriend. (123 mins.)
Director: Andrea Arnold
“ For when you want to watch someone else's else's life unfold before you. ” - charlesmfisher-477-672663
 
19.
Dandelion (2004)
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In a small town of rolling fields and endless skies, isolated 16 year old Mason lives in a world where... (93 mins.)
Director: Mark Milgard
“ For when you want to watch a tragedy. ” - charlesmfisher-477-672663
 
20.
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
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When their relationship turns sour, a couple undergoes a procedure to have each other erased from their memories. But it is only through the process of loss that they discover what they had to begin with. (108 mins.)
Director: Michel Gondry
“ For when you want to watch an odd romance and feel upset. ” - charlesmfisher-477-672663
 
21.
What Dreams May Come (1998)
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After he dies in a car crash, a man searches heaven and hell for his beloved wife. (113 mins.)
Director: Vincent Ward
“ For when you feel like the afterlife does not exist. ” - charlesmfisher-477-672663
 
22.
Donnie Darko (2001)
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A troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a man in a large rabbit suit who manipulates him to commit a series of crimes, after he narrowly escapes a bizarre accident. (113 mins.)
Director: Richard Kelly
“ For when you want to feel delusional, dark and odd. ” - charlesmfisher-477-672663
 
23.
Lost in Translation (2003)
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A faded movie star and a neglected young woman form an unlikely bond after crossing paths in Tokyo. (102 mins.)
Director: Sofia Coppola
“ For when you want an odd popcorn movie. ” - charlesmfisher-477-672663
 
24.
World's Greatest Dad (2009)
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When his son's body is found in a humiliating accident, a lonely high school teacher inadvertently attracts an overwhelming amount of community and media attention after covering up the truth with a phony suicide note. (99 mins.)
“ For when you want to laugh and feel bad for doing so. ” - charlesmfisher-477-672663
 
25.
Cashback (2006)
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After a painful breakup, Ben develops insomnia. To kill time, he starts working the late night shift at the local supermarket, where his artistic imagination runs wild. (102 mins.)
Director: Sean Ellis
“ For when you feel artistic and interesting. ” - charlesmfisher-477-672663
 
26.
Mary and Max (2009)
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A tale of friendship between two unlikely pen pals: Mary, a lonely, eight-year-old girl living in the suburbs of Melbourne, and Max, a forty-four-year old, severely obese man living in New York. (92 mins.)
Director: Adam Elliot
“ For when you want to hear a sweet story. ” - charlesmfisher-477-672663
 
27.
Rampage (2009)
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A man with a thirst for revenge builds a full body armor from Kevlar and goes on a killing spree. (85 mins.)
Director: Uwe Boll
“ For when you feel like killing every mother *beep* in the world. ” - charlesmfisher-477-672663
 
28.
Melancholia (2011)
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Two sisters find their already strained relationship challenged as a mysterious new planet threatens to collide with Earth. (135 mins.)
Director: Lars von Trier
“ For when you feel like watching something beautiful, powerful and dark. ” - charlesmfisher-477-672663
 
29.
King of California (2007)
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An unstable dad who after getting out of a mental institution tries to convince his daughter that there's Spanish gold buried somewhere under suburbia. (93 mins.)
Director: Mike Cahill
“ For when you want to watch another good popcorn movie. ” - charlesmfisher-477-672663
 
30.
Welcome to the Rileys (2010)
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On a business trip to New Orleans, a damaged man seeks salvation by caring for a wayward young woman. (110 mins.)
Director: Jake Scott
“ For when you feel like you wouldn't mind watching something extremely sexy as well as watching a raw and honest story. ” - charlesmfisher-477-672663
 
31.
Albert Nobbs (2011)
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Albert Nobbs struggles to survive in late 19th-century Ireland, where women aren't encouraged to be independent. Posing as a man so she can work as a butler in Dublin's most elegant hotel, Albert meets a handsome painter and looks to escape the lie she has been living. (113 mins.)
Director: Rodrigo García
“ For when you want to watch something so damn original and powerful and suspenseful. ” - charlesmfisher-477-672663
 
32.
Adaptation. (2002)
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A lovelorn screenwriter becomes desperate as he tries and fails to adapt 'The Orchid Thief' by Susan Orlean for the screen. (114 mins.)
Director: Spike Jonze
“ For when you want to feel really delusional and twisted and terribly random. ” - charlesmfisher-477-672663
 
33.
Enter the Void (2009)
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A U.S. drug dealer living in Tokyo is betrayed by his best friend and killed in a drug deal. His soul, observing the repercussions of his death, seeks resurrection. (161 mins.)
Director: Gaspar Noé
“ For when you want a warped atmospheric experience. ” - charlesmfisher-477-672663
 
34.
Metropia (2009)
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A complex story of a misaligned man, though good intent, creating a nightmarish Dystopian existence. (86 mins.)
Director: Tarik Saleh
“ For when you want to see a neat animation tell an interesting story. ” - charlesmfisher-477-672663
 
35.
Neverwas (2005)
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A well-educated psychiatrist leaves an academic career to work at an institution where his father, a novelist... (103 mins.)
“ For when you feel like no one undertands you. ” - charlesmfisher-477-672663
 
36.
Phoebe in Wonderland (2008)
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Confounded by her clashes with the seemingly rule-obsessed world, a troubled young girl seeks enlightenment from her unconventional drama teacher. (96 mins.)
Director: Daniel Barnz
“ For when you want to feel child-like. ” - charlesmfisher-477-672663
 
37.
The Immaculate Conception of Little Dizzle (2009)
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After he loses his high-paying job, Dory takes a gig as a night janitor in order to pay rent. Alone late at night inside a market research firm, he soon discovers the company is experimenting on their other janitors ... (98 mins.)
Director: David Russo
“ For when you want to watch an original and strange film about something original and strange. ” - charlesmfisher-477-672663
 
38.
Paranoid Park (2007)
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A teenage skateboarder's life begins to fray after he is involved in the accidental death of a security guard. (85 mins.)
Director: Gus Van Sant
“ For when you want to watch someone else's else's else's life unfold before you. ” - charlesmfisher-477-672663
 
39.
The Bothersome Man (2006)
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In a strange city where every person seems content beyond reason a new man arrives in town and stirs up trouble by asking too many questions. (95 mins.)
Director: Jens Lien
“ For when you don't mind reading subtitles for a great atmospheric film. ” - charlesmfisher-477-672663
 
40.
Cartoon Noir (1999)
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(83 mins.)
“ For when you need inspiration now. ” - charlesmfisher-477-672663
 
41.
12 and Holding (2005)
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After his twin brother is accidentally killed by vengeful bullies, a 12-year old boy and his friends face the harsh realities of death, teenage hormones, and family dysfunction. (94 mins.)
Director: Michael Cuesta
“ For when you need a *beep* up popcorn movie. ” - charlesmfisher-477-672663