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1.
Argo (2012)
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Acting under the cover of a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film, a CIA agent launches a dangerous operation to rescue six Americans in Tehran during the U.S. hostage crisis in Iran in 1980. (120 mins.)
Director: Ben Affleck
 
2.
11 Flowers (2011)
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11-year-old Wang lives with his family in a remote village in China. Life is tough, but they make the most of what little they have... (110 mins.)
Director: Xiaoshuai Wang
 
3.
Alois Nebel (2011)
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A train dispatcher encounters a mute stranger who appears out of nowhere, and finds himself mysteriously involved with a murder in Poland. (84 mins.)
Director: Tomás Lunák
 
4.
Alps (2011)
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A group of people start a business where they impersonate the recently deceased in order to help their clients through the grieving process. (93 mins.)
 
5.
Amour (2012)
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Georges and Anne are an octogenarian couple. They are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, also a musician, lives in Britain with her family. One day, Anne has a stroke, and the couple's bond of love is severely tested. (127 mins.)
Director: Michael Haneke
 
6.
Avalon (2011)
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Janne, a 60 year old party promoter is arranging a nightclub at the annual tennis week in the small coastal town of Båstad... (79 mins.)
Director: Axel Petersén
 
7.
Blood of My Blood (2011)
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A regular family living in the outskirts of Lisbon sees the serenity of their lives shaken beyond any remedy within a week. (131 mins.)
Director: João Canijo
 
8.
Boy Eating the Bird's Food (2012)
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Three days in the life of an Athens boy who is without a job, a girlfriend, or anything to eat. The only thing he has left is his canary, and he will quite literally share with it anything he's got. (80 mins.)
Director: Ektoras Lygizos
 
9.
Death of a Man in the Balkans (2012)
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After a musician commits suicide, the discovery of his dead body by his eccentric neighbors is recorded by the dead man's web cam. (80 mins.)
 
10.
Ernest & Celestine (2012)
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The story of an unlikely friendship between a bear, Ernest, and a young mouse named Celestine. (80 mins.)
 
11.
Gimme the Loot (2012)
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When their latest work is buffed by a rival crew, two determined graffiti writers embark on an elaborate plan to bomb the ultimate location: the New York Mets' Home Run Apple. (79 mins.)
Director: Adam Leon
 
12.
In Another Country (2012)
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A three-tiered story centered on a trio of French tourists visiting the same seaside resort. (89 mins.)
Director: Sang-soo Hong
 
13.
Laurence Anyways (2012)
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A drama that charts ten years in the relationship of a male-to-female transsexual's relationship with her lover. (168 mins.)
Director: Xavier Dolan
 
14.
Michel Petrucciani (2011 Documentary)
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A documentary on the late French jazz pianist. (102 mins.)
Director: Michael Radford
 
15.
North by Northwest (1959)
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A hapless New York advertising executive is mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies, and is pursued across the country while he looks for a way to survive. (136 mins.)
 
16.
Now, Forager (2012)
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Lucien and Regina are foragers - they gather wild mushrooms and sell them to New York restaurants. They live simply, according to the seasons. When Regina seeks more stability, their marriage is put to a test. (93 mins.)
 
17.
Post Tenebras Lux (2012)
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Juan and his urban family live in the Mexican countryside, where they enjoy and suffer a world apart. And nobody knows if these two worlds are complementary or if they strive to eliminate one another. (115 mins.)
Director: Carlos Reygadas
 
18.
Quartet (2012)
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At a home for retired musicians, the annual concert to celebrate Verdi's birthday is disrupted by the arrival of Jean, an eternal diva and the former wife of one of the residents. (98 mins.)
Director: Dustin Hoffman
 
19.
Reality (2012)
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Luciano is a charming fishmonger whose unexpected and sudden obsession with being a contestant on a reality show leads him down a rabbit hole of skewed perceptions and paranoia. (116 mins.)
Director: Matteo Garrone
 
20.
Robot & Frank (2012)
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Set in the near future, an ex-jewel thief receives a gift from his son: a robot butler programmed to look after him. But soon the two companions try their luck as a heist team. (89 mins.)
Director: Jake Schreier
 
21.
Seven Psychopaths (2012)
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A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu. (110 mins.)
Director: Martin McDonagh
 
22.
The Big Lebowski (1998)
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"The Dude" Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire Lebowski, seeks restitution for his ruined rug and enlists his bowling buddies to help get it. (117 mins.)
Director: Joel Coen
 
23.
The Fourth Dimension (2012)
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"Fawns" is a polish chapter of the feature-length anthology film titled "The Fourth Dimension". The other two chapters of the movie were directed by Harmony Korine and Aleksei Fedorchenko. (105 mins.)
 
24.
The Hunt (2012)
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A teacher lives a lonely life, all the while struggling over his son's custody. His life slowly gets better as he finds love and receives good news from his son, but his new luck is about to be brutally shattered by an innocent little lie. (115 mins.)
 
25.
The Red Shoes (1948)
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A young ballet dancer is torn between the man she loves and her pursuit to become a prima ballerina. (133 mins.)
 
26.
Der Glanz des Tages (2012)
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(90 mins.)
 
27.
Thursday Till Sunday (2012)
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Two children travel with their parents from Santiago to the north of Chile for a family holiday. The... (96 mins.)
 
28.
Una noche (2012)
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In Havana, Raul dreams of escaping to Miami. Accused of assault, he appeals to Elio to help him reach the forbidden world 90 miles across the ocean. One night, full of hope, they face the biggest challenge of their lives. (90 mins.)
Director: Lucy Mulloy
 
29.
Babamin Sesi (2012)
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When Basê finds herself revisited by voice recordings resurfacing from the past, she whispers to her son Mehmet things that he never knew. (88 mins.)
 
30.
War Witch (2012)
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Somewhere in Sub-Saharan Africa, Komona, a 14-year-old girl, tells her unborn child growing inside her the story of her life since she has been at war. Everything started when she was abducted by the rebel army at the age of 12. (90 mins.)
Director: Kim Nguyen
 
31.
Wrinkles (2011)
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An astonishing cocktail of friendship, resistance and life set among the unexpected landscape of an elderly care facility. (89 mins.)
 
32.
In the House (2012)
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A high school French teacher is drawn into a precocious student's increasingly transgressive story about his relationship with a friend's family. (105 mins.)
Director: François Ozon
 
33.
13 Eerie (2013)
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Six forensic undergrads embark on a scientific expedition to a remote island that was once used as illegal biological testing grounds for life-term prisoners. (87 mins.)
Director: Lowell Dean
 
34.
A Little Bit Zombie (2012)
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Infected by a virus, a mild mannered HR manager attempts to fulfill his overwhelming desire for brains, all while trying to keep it together so as not to incur the wrath of his bridezilla-to-be. (87 mins.)
Director: Casey Walker
 
35.
A Town Called Panic (2009)
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Animated plastic toys like Cowboy, Indian and Horse have problems, too. Cowboy and Indian's plan to... (75 mins.)
 
36.
Aaltra (2004)
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In this pitch black comedy the rivalry between two neighbors escalates into an all out war. True a maintenance error on a tractor they both end up... (92 mins.)
 
37.
Antiviral (2012)
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In a blackly satirical near future, a thriving industry sells celebrity illnesses to their obsessed fans. Employee Syd March's attempts to exploit the system backfire when they involve him in a potentially deadly mystery. (108 mins.)
 
38.
Asura (2012)
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Abandoned in the barren wasteland of Kyoto, a savage, enraged orphan does whatever it takes to survive in the wild. When he crosses paths with civilization, he must learn to tame the beast within. (76 mins.)
Director: Kei'ichi Sato
 
39.
Before Dawn (2013)
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An estranged couple's vacation to save their troubled relationship goes awry when they find themselves under attack from the walking dead (82 mins.)
Director: Dominic Brunt
 
40.
Berserk: The Golden Age Arc I - The Egg of the King (2012)
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He trusts no one, only his sword. (76 mins.)
 
41.
Beyond the Black Rainbow (2010)
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Despite being under heavy sedation, a young woman tries to make her way out of the Arboria Institute, a secluded, quasifuturistic commune. (110 mins.)
Director: Panos Cosmatos
 
42.
Black Brush (2005)
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Four men posing as chimney-sweepers are looking for the answer in a goat's stomach after a disastrous afternoon- and they find it! (83 mins.)
Director: Roland Vranik
 
43.
Citadel (2012)
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An agoraphobic father teams up with a renegade priest to save his daughter from the clutches of a gang of twisted feral children who committed an act of violence against his family years earlier. (84 mins.)
Director: Ciaran Foy
 
44.
Django (1966)
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In the opening scene a lone man walks, behind him he drags a coffin. That man is Django. He rescues a woman from bandits and... (92 mins.)
Director: Sergio Corbucci
 
45.
Django Kill... If You Live, Shoot! (1967)
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Various factions, including a Half-breed Bandit, a gang of Homosexual Cowboys and a Priest, feud over stolen gold in a surreal town. (100 mins.)
Director: Giulio Questi
 
46.
Eddie: The Sleepwalking Cannibal (2012)
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A painter struggling for inspiration finds an unexpected muse after he accepts a teaching position in a small town and becomes the caregiver to Eddie, a seemingly docile art student with a rare sleepwalking condition. (90 mins.)
Director: Boris Rodriguez
 
47.
Electric Man (2012)
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Jazz and Wolf need money to save their comic shop. When the rare and valuable first issue of Electric Man shows up... (100 mins.)
Director: David Barras
 
48.
Excision (2012)
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A disturbed and delusional high school student with aspirations of a career in medicine goes to extremes to earn the approval of her controlling mother. (81 mins.)
 
49.
Grabbers (2012)
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When an island off the coast of Ireland is invaded by bloodsucking aliens, the heroes discover that getting drunk is the only way to survive. (94 mins.)
Director: Jon Wright
 
50.
Here Comes the Devil (2012)
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A married couple lose their children while on a family trip near some caves in Tijuana. The kids eventually reappear without explanation... (97 mins.)
 
51.
John Dies at the End (2012)
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A new street drug that sends its users across time and dimensions has one drawback: some people return as no longer human. Can two college dropouts save humankind from this silent, otherworldly invasion? (99 mins.)
Director: Don Coscarelli
 
52.
Nekromantik (1987)
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A street sweeper who cleans up after grisly accidents brings home a full corpse for him and his wife to enjoy sexually, but is dismayed to see that his wife prefers the corpse over him. (75 mins.)
 
53.
Der Todesking: The Death King (1990)
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Seven episodes, each taking place on a different day of the week, on the theme of suicide and violent death. (80 mins.)
 
54.
King Kong vs. Godzilla (1962)
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A pharmaceutical company captures King Kong and brings him to Japan, where he escapes from captivity and battles a recently released Godzilla. (97 mins.)
Director: Ishirô Honda
 
55.
Maniac (2012)
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As he helps a young artist with her upcoming exhibition, the owner of a mannequin shop's deadly, suppressed desires come to the surface. (89 mins.)
Director: Franck Khalfoun
 
56.
Matango (1963)
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Shipwrecked survivors slowly transform into mushrooms. (89 mins.)
Director: Ishirô Honda
 
57.
Zima mertvetsov. Metelitsa (2012)
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Russian Winter is a terrible thing... especially if it arrives in mid-July. Out amidst the icy storm, something raises its hideous head - a Russian zombie - senseless and merciless. (87 mins.)
Director: Nikolay Pigarev
 
58.
Ritual (2012)
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A man must save his two children when they disappear during a holiday in the woods. (87 mins.)
Director: Joko Anwar
 
59.
Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope (2011 Documentary)
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A behind-the-scenes look at the fans who gather by the thousands each year in San Diego, California to attend Comic-Con, the world's largest comic book convention. (88 mins.)
Director: Morgan Spurlock
 
60.
205: Room of Fear (2011)
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A young college student thinks that something sinister is going on in her new dorm room. (104 mins.)
 
61.
Sightseers (2012)
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Chris wants to show girlfriend Tina his world, but events soon conspire against the couple and their dream caravan holiday takes a very wrong turn. (88 mins.)
Director: Ben Wheatley
 
62.
Somi, the Taekwon-do Woman (1997)
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(105 mins.)
Director: Chang Yong Bok
Stars: Ri Mi Yang
 
63.
Stormland (2011)
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The tragicomic story of lone rebel Boddi Steingrimsson who lives in a small town in Northern Iceland... (111 mins.)
 
64.
Sushi Girl (2012)
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Upon his release from prison, Fish is brought to an abandoned restaurant by his old associate, Duke, to celebrate his newfound freedom. However, there's unfinished business that Duke is determined to solve. (98 mins.)
Director: Kern Saxton
 
65.
Thale (2012)
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Estranged friends Leo (a crime-scene cleaner) and hired-hand Elvis are cleaning up a particularly messy casualty deep in the Norwegian woods... (76 mins.)
 
66.
The Art of Negative Thinking (2006)
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The local disability support group visits an involuntary member, not realizing that it will bring them to a critical mass. (79 mins.)
Director: Bård Breien
 
67.
The Butterfly Room (2012)
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A reclusive and butterfly-obsessed elderly lady suffering from bipolar disorder develops a disturbing relationship with a mysterious but seemingly innocent youngster. (87 mins.)
 
68.
The History of Future Folk (2012)
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The possibly exaggerated origin story of the real life alien bluegrass band, Future Folk, that has been playing for NYC audiences for the better part of a decade. (86 mins.)
 
69.
The King of Pigs (2011)
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Jong-suk and Kyung-min meet up to talk about their high school past, it's been 15 years since they last talked. It brings up all kinds of memories. (97 mins.)
Director: Sang-ho Yeon
 
70.
The Legend of Kaspar Hauser (2012)
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Arriving on a deserted beach in the Mediterranean sea, in a time and a place unspecified, Kaspar Hauser is forced to confront the evil of a Grand Duchess who feels threatened by the power she exercises over the community. (95 mins.)
Director: Davide Manuli
 
71.
The Return of the Living Dead (1985)
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When two bumbling employees at a medical supply warehouse accidentally release a deadly gas into the air, the vapors cause the dead to rise again as zombies. (91 mins.)
Director: Dan O'Bannon
 
72.
The Woodsman and the Rain (2011)
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Rookie movie director Koichi and his crew travels to the mountain village of Yamamura to film his next movie... (129 mins.)
Director: Shûichi Okita
 
73.
V/H/S (2012)
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When a group of misfits are hired by an unknown third party to burglarize a desolate house and acquire a rare VHS tape, they discover more found footage than they bargained for. (116 mins.)
 
74.
Vanishing Waves (2012)
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A neuron-transfer scientist experiments with the thoughts of a comatose young woman. (124 mins.)
 
75.
We Are the Night (2010)
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In Berlin, a cop closes in on an all-female vampire trio who just took in a new member, Lena. (99 mins.)
Director: Dennis Gansel
 
76.
When the Lights Went Out (2012)
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Poltergeists attack a family in Yorkshire during the 1974 nationwide blackouts. (86 mins.)
Director: Pat Holden
 
77.
Wither (2012)
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Ida and Albin are a happy couple. They set off to a cabin in the vast Swedish woodlands to have a fun holiday with their friends. But under the floorboards waits an evil from Sweden's dark past. (95 mins.)
 
78.
Wolf Children (2012)
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College student Hana falls in love with another student who turns out to be a werewolf, who dies in an accident after their second child. Hana moves to the rural countryside where her husband grew up to raise her two werewolf children. (117 mins.)
Director: Mamoru Hosoda