Best Indonesian Movies

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1.
Leaf on a Pillow (1998)
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The Indonesian society is seen through a middle-aged lady's eyes in her daily encounters with the street children who work and live off the harsh and sleazy world of adults. (83 mins.)
Director: Garin Nugroho
 
2.
Biola tak berdawai (2003)
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A woman with a dark past dedicates herself to taking care of multi-handicapped children. When a young musician comes into her life, she is forced to face her history, or it will destroy her future. (99 mins.)
 
3.
Eliana, Eliana (2002)
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After three years of separation, Bunda pays her daughter Eliana a surprise visit. (105 mins.)
Director: Riri Riza
 
4.
The Gathering (2003)
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Friendship and principles are put to a test in the circle of Jakarta's social elite which can be as turbulent as the city's slums. (129 mins.)
Director: Nia Di Nata
 
5.
Love for Share (2006)
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(120 mins.)
Director: Nia Di Nata
 
6.
Three Days to Forever (2007)
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The three days trip that changes everything. In that trip they meet many things and discuss about sex, marriage and religion. (104 mins.)
Director: Riri Riza
 
7.
The Dancer (2011)
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Young teenagers Rasus and Srintil fall in loved amidst living in poverty in their small, poor village of Dukuh Paruk in 1960s... (112 mins.)
Director: Ifa Isfansyah
 
8.
Under the Tree (2008)
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(104 mins.)
Director: Garin Nugroho
 
9.
Requiem from Java (2006)
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Setyo (Martinus Miroto) and Siti (Artika Sari Dewi) are young married couple with a classic domestic issue: communication... (120 mins.)
Director: Garin Nugroho
 
10.
Dead Time (2007)
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A jaded cop. A narcoleptic journalist. A nation divided. A Fantasy you'd wish never come true. (102 mins.)
Director: Joko Anwar
 
11.
The Forbidden Door (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The life of a successful sculptor named is turned upside down when he began receiving mysterious messages from someone who asked for his help. (115 mins.)
Director: Joko Anwar
 
12.
Joni's Promise (2005)
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A film delivery man promises a beautiful young woman to deliver a film reel on time to a movie theater. But the the whole city seems to conspire against him. (83 mins.)
Director: Joko Anwar
 
13.
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
 
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Cinta dalam sepotong roti (1992)
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(100 mins.)
Director: Garin Nugroho
 
16.
Dongkrak antik (1982)
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(90 mins.)
Director: Arizal
 
17.
The Raid: Redemption (2011)
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A S.W.A.T. team becomes trapped in a tenement run by a ruthless mobster and his army of killers and thugs. (101 mins.)
 
18.
Merantau (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
In Minangkabau, West Sumatera, Yuda a skilled practitioner of Silat Harimau is in the final preparations... (134 mins.)
Director: Gareth Evans
 
19.
Lovely Man (2011)
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(76 mins.)
 
20.
When the Storm is Over (1977)
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Based on the famous novel, this is a story about Siska, a young woman, who gets heartbroken, as her fianc broke off their engagement... (115 mins.)
Director: Teguh Karya
 
21.
Sherina's Adventure (2000)
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Adventure of a little girl who just moved to a new town and meet a new friends (112 mins.)
Director: Riri Riza
 
22.
Ada Apa dengan Cinta? (2002)
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A popular girl has to choose whether she wants to stay as a part of her clique or fall for the brooding literature-loving boy in her school. (112 mins.)
Director: Rudy Soedjarwo
 
23.
Tiga dara (1956)
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A family's attempt at matchmaking their oldest daughter and the conflicts that follow.
Director: Usmar Ismail
 
24.
Macabre (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Two newly weds Adjie and Astrid, along with 3 of their best friends decided to have an interstate road... (95 mins.)
 
25.
Laskar Pelangi (2008)
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In the 1970s, a group of 10 students struggles with poverty and develop hopes for the future in Gantong Village on the farming and tin mining island of Belitung off the east coast of Sumatra. (124 mins.)
Director: Riri Riza
 
26.
Jomblo (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Four college best friends with their funny lifestyle about college. Met a girl who taught them about love and betrayals, and their life would never be the same again.
 
27.
9 Naga (2006)
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(104 mins.)
Director: Rudy Soedjarwo
 
28.
Quickie Express (2007)
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(117 mins.)
 
29.
The Photograph (2007)
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Sita is an escort at a karaoke bar who struggles to raise money to send her daughter out of the city... (94 mins.)
 
30.
Pocong (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Wisnu has to witness the brutal slaughter of his family and soon thereafter an evil spirit starts haunting him. (90 mins.)
Director: Rudy Soedjarwo
 
31.
Pocong 2 (2006)
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Two sisters find themselves haunted by an evil spirit. (98 mins.)
Director: Rudi Soedjarwo
 
33.
Gie (2005)
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Soe Hok Gie is an activist who lived in the sixties. Set in the darkest era of Indonesian modern history, GIE is an interpretation of what happened based on his journal. (147 mins.)
Director: Riri Riza
 
34.
Tusuk jelangkung (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
The secret of Jelangkung will be revealed in this sequel. (103 mins.)
 
35.
Fiksi. (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Alisha (Ladya Cheryl) never feel comfortable staying in her cool and spacious home until one day she meets Bari (Donny Alamsyah) who introduces her the meaning of love. (90 mins.)
Director: Mouly Surya
 
36.
Bitter Coffee (1985)
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(100 mins.)
Director: Teguh Karya
 
37.
November 1828 (1979)
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A group of Javanese villagers are driven to revolt against the Dutch colonialists in this historical drama, which revolves around the themes of loyalty and treachery. (140 mins.)
Director: Teguh Karya
 
38.
Catatan si boy (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Director: Nasri Cheppy
 
39.
Catatan (Harian) si Boy (2011)
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A circle of friends risking their Friendship, Trust, Love and Hope in search of a legend. A young and privileged teenager with a golden heart... (96 mins.)
Director: Putrama Tuta
 
40.
Naga bonar (1987)
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Naga Bonar is a pickpocket. During the withdrawal of the Japanese occupying forces from Indonesia in 1945 he declares himself a general of the Liberation Forces. Soon a mask becomes his true self, and he becomes a true soldier and patriot. (95 mins.)
Director: M.T. Risyaf
 
41.
Nagabonar jadi 2 (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Director: Deddy Mizwar
 
43.
Ruang (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
 
44.
Keramat (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A behind-the-scenes story of a group of filmmakers that turns out into a terrifying journey to the other "world" to save their mythically missing actress, Migi, by a supernatural power. (80 mins.)
Director: Monty Tiwa
 
45.
Ruma Maida (2009)
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(90 mins.)
 
46.
After the Curfew (1954)
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A hero of revolution returns to civilian life to find the new society very different from the ideals he fought for. (101 mins.)
Director: Usmar Ismail
 
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Satan's Slave (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
An Indonesian version of Phantasm (1979). (96 mins.)
 
50.
Bayi ajaib (1982)
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(94 mins.)
Director: Tindra Rengat