Movies That Stir An Emotion In Me!

These movies that I have listed here are movies that really stirred an emotion in me. I can't really articulate what I mean other than the provoke emotions in me that is difficult for me to explain. They all managed to leave an ache in my heart and really left me thinking for several days after.
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1.
The United States of Leland (2003)
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A young man's experience in a juvenile detention center that touches on the tumultuous changes that befall his family and the community in which he lives. (108 mins.)
“ I just can't articulate what effect this movie has on me. ” - Gymnopedie-De-Gnossienne
 
2.
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
“ """Let's never come here again because it would never be as much fun.""" ” - Gymnopedie-De-Gnossienne
 
3.
The Fire Within (1963)
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Alain Leroy is having a course of treatment in a private hospital because of his problem with alcohol... (108 mins.)
Director: Louis Malle
“ ”When I get depressed I do foolish things.” ” - Gymnopedie-De-Gnossienne
 
4.
The Fountain (2006)
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As a modern-day scientist, Tommy is struggling with mortality, desperately searching for the medical breakthrough that will save the life of his cancer-stricken wife, Izzi. (96 mins.)
“ """Death is a disease, it's like any other. And there's a cure. A cure - and I will find it.""" ” - Gymnopedie-De-Gnossienne
 
5.
The X-Files (1993 TV Series)
Episode: The Field Where I Died (1996)
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Agents Mulder and Scully investigate a doomsday religious cult, which inadvertently draws Mulder into recalling a past life and how Scully and others were there with him in the field where he died during the American Civil War. (45 mins.)
“ I know that this isn't a movie but I really liked this episode and it is my favourite X Files episode. It is essentially a love story of love lost and the painful longing for reunion and an end to the hurtful separation..."i miss you..." ” - Gymnopedie-De-Gnossienne
 
6.
Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009)
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A college professor's bond with the abandoned dog he takes into his home. (93 mins.)
“ The poor dog, waited every evening at the same time and place for his owner who never returned. ” - Gymnopedie-De-Gnossienne
 
7.
Gattaca (1997)
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A genetically inferior man assumes the identity of a superior one in order to pursue his lifelong dream of space travel. (106 mins.)
Director: Andrew Niccol
“ """They used to say that a child conceived in love has a greater chance of happiness. They don't say that anymore.""" ” - Gymnopedie-De-Gnossienne
 
8.
Enter the Void (2009)
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A French 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
“ Stunning...in many ways. This movie is unlike anything I have ever seen before and unlikely to ever see again. ” - Gymnopedie-De-Gnossienne
 
9.
Thirteen Conversations About One Thing (2001)
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In New York City, the lives of a lawyer, an actuary, a house-cleaner, a professor and the people around them intersect as they ponder order and happiness in the face of life's cold unpredictability. (104 mins.)
Director: Jill Sprecher
“ """It's perverse, isn't it? people spend years developing their minds and educating themselves, but in the end, they just want to shut them off.""" ” - Gymnopedie-De-Gnossienne
 
10.
My Dinner with Andre (1981)
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Two old friends meet for dinner; as one tells anecdotes detailing his experiences, the other notices their differing worldviews. (110 mins.)
Director: Louis Malle
“ """They've built their own prison, so they exist a state of schizophrenia. They're both guards and prisoners and as a result they no longer have, having been lobotomized, the capacity to leave the prison they've made, or to even see it as a prison.""" ” - Gymnopedie-De-Gnossienne
 
11.
Natural Enemies (1979)
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A man hires hires five hookers to fulfil a final fantasy before killing himself and his family. (100 mins.)
Director: Jeff Kanew
“ "I went to see a doctor for my pain in my stomach and he told me, "it is the times"" ” - Gymnopedie-De-Gnossienne
 
12.
The Mothman Prophecies (2002)
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A reporter is drawn to a small West Virginia town to investigate a series of strange events, including psychic visions and the appearance of bizarre entities. (119 mins.)
Director: Mark Pellington
“ """Two weeks ago, we were house hunting. One day you're just driving along in your car, and the universe just points at you and says, ""Ah, there you are, a happy couple. I've been looking for you. I've been looking for you.""""" ” - Gymnopedie-De-Gnossienne
 
13.
Requiem for a Dream (2000)
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The drug-induced utopias of four Coney Island people are shattered when their addictions run deep. (102 mins.)
“ """Somebody like you can really make things all right for me.""" ” - Gymnopedie-De-Gnossienne
 
14.
Wings of Desire (1987)
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An angel tires of overseeing human activity and wishes to become human when he falls in love with a mortal. (128 mins.)
Director: Wim Wenders
“ One of the most beautiful movies I have ever seen ” - Gymnopedie-De-Gnossienne
 
15.
Another Earth (2011)
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On the night of the discovery of a duplicate Earth in the Solar system, an ambitious young student and an accomplished composer cross paths in a tragic accident. (92 mins.)
Director: Mike Cahill
“ A beautiful sad movie. ” - Gymnopedie-De-Gnossienne
 
16.
The Elephant Man (1980)
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A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man who is mistreated while scraping a living as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous facade, there is revealed a person of intelligence and sensitivity. (124 mins.)
Director: David Lynch
“ """Never. Oh, never. Nothing will die. The stream flows, the wind blows, the cloud fleets, the heart beats. Nothing will die.""" ” - Gymnopedie-De-Gnossienne
 
17.
The Sunset Limited (2011 TV Movie)
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Two men in an apartment with their opposing beliefs. (91 mins.)
Director: Tommy Lee Jones
“ Really makes you think! ” - Gymnopedie-De-Gnossienne
 
18.
My Life (1993)
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A terminally ill man prepares for his death. (117 mins.)
“ Truly acurate. ” - Gymnopedie-De-Gnossienne
 
19.
American Beauty (1999)
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A sexually frustrated suburban father has a mid-life crisis after becoming infatuated with his daughter's best friend. (122 mins.)
Director: Sam Mendes
“ """Sometimes, there's so much beauty in the world - I feel like I can't take it, like my heart is just going to cave in.""" ” - Gymnopedie-De-Gnossienne
 
20.
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
“ """I don't want to be alone.""" ” - Gymnopedie-De-Gnossienne
 
21.
The Addiction (1995)
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A New York philosophy grad student turns into a vampire after getting bitten by one, and then tries to come to terms with her new lifestyle and frequent craving for human blood. (82 mins.)
Director: Abel Ferrara
“ """We are not sinners because we sin. We sin because we're sinners.""" ” - Gymnopedie-De-Gnossienne
 
22.
Martin (1978)
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A young man, who believes himself to be a vampire, goes to live with his elderly and hostile cousin in a small Pennsylvania town where he tries to redeem his blood-craving urges. (95 mins.)
“ """People always go away so they can forget where they were."" I could really feel the pain of the lead character. Reminds me a bit of Leland Fitzgerald." ” - Gymnopedie-De-Gnossienne
 
23.
Edward Scissorhands (1990)
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A gentle man, with scissors for hands, is brought into a new community after living in isolation. (105 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
“ """I'm not finished.""" ” - Gymnopedie-De-Gnossienne
 
24.
Leaving Las Vegas (1995)
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Ben Sanderson, a Hollywood screenwriter who lost everything because of his alcoholism, arrives in Las Vegas to drink himself to death. There, he meets and forms an uneasy friendship and non-interference pact with prostitute Sera. (111 mins.)
Director: Mike Figgis
“ """I don't know if my wife left me because of my drinking or I started drinking 'cause my wife left me.""" ” - Gymnopedie-De-Gnossienne
 
25.
Taxi Driver (1976)
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A mentally unstable Vietnam War veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feeds his urge for violent action, while attempting to save a preadolescent prostitute in the process. (113 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
“ """Loneliness has followed me my whole life, everywhere. In bars, in cars, sidewalks, stores, everywhere. There's no escape. I'm God's lonely man.""" ” - Gymnopedie-De-Gnossienne
 
26.
They Have Changed Their Face (1971)
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In this allegory on capitalism, director of a known car corporation invites one of his employees to his country villa to give him the good news. He just got promoted. However, the old man is not what he seems and promotion has a price. (90 mins.)
Director: Corrado Farina
“ Today, terror is called technology - Hebert Marcuse ” - Gymnopedie-De-Gnossienne
 
27.
Awakenings (1990)
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The victims of an encephalitis epidemic many years ago have been catatonic ever since, but now a new drug offers the prospect of reviving them. (121 mins.)
Director: Penny Marshall
“ """When my son was born healthy, I never asked why. Why was I so lucky? What did I do to deserve this perfect child, this perfect life? But when he got sick, you can bet I asked why! I demanded to know why! Why was this happening?""" ” - Gymnopedie-De-Gnossienne
 
28.
A Sensitive, Passionate Man (1977 TV Movie)
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The marriage of a wealthy, outwardly happy couple is threatened by the husband's alcoholism. (98 mins.)
Director: John Newland
“ "He is not a bum!" ” - Gymnopedie-De-Gnossienne
 
29.
Into the Wild (2007)
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After graduating from Emory University, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Along the way, Christopher encounters a series of characters that shape his life. (148 mins.)
Director: Sean Penn
“ """If we admit that human life can be ruled by reason, then all possibility of life is destroyed.""" ” - Gymnopedie-De-Gnossienne
 
30.
Being There (1979)
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A simple, sheltered gardener becomes an unlikely trusted advisor to a powerful businessman and an insider in Washington politics. (130 mins.)
Director: Hal Ashby
“ """Life is a state of mind.""" ” - Gymnopedie-De-Gnossienne
 
31.
Don't Torture a Duckling (1972)
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A reporter and a promiscuous young woman try to solve a series of child killings in a remote southern Italian town that's rife with superstition and distrust of outsiders. (102 mins.)
Director: Lucio Fulci
“ Don't Torture a Duckling' provoked emotions in me and left me pondering for some time after. ” - Gymnopedie-De-Gnossienne
 
32.
Boy Interrupted (2009 Documentary)
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Boy Interrupted looks at the life of Evan Perry a 15-year-old boy from New York who committed suicide in 2005... (92 mins.)
Director: Dana Perry
“ "What happened to him?" ” - Gymnopedie-De-Gnossienne
 
33.
Rain in my Heart (2006 Documentary)
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(100 mins.)
Director: Paul Watson
“ Alcoholism as a disease. ” - Gymnopedie-De-Gnossienne
 
34.
Mary, Mary, Bloody Mary (1975)
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A female bisexual artist turns out to be a vampire. (101 mins.)
“ "I am so lonely" - Mary ” - Gymnopedie-De-Gnossienne
 
35.
Till Death (1978)
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A widower, visiting the crypt that holds the body of his wife, is accidentally trapped therein. That night... (80 mins.)
Director: Walter Stocker
“ "I missed you." ” - Gymnopedie-De-Gnossienne