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1. Blue Highway (2013)
Not Rated | Comedy
A couple goes on a cross-country road trip from North Carolina to Los Angeles. Along the way they visit filming locations for some of their favorite movies while they fall in and out of love.
2. Mount Joy (2014)
86 min | Drama
An upcoming national tour could be the big break for small town rock sensations "The Living Daylights." However, the disappearance of the lead singer's girlfriend, who is also the bands manager, and the devastating secret she harbors could mean the end to it all. Inspired by true events.
4. Jerry (2014)
96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Jerry is house sitting in Vegas for the summer when he meets Steven, a neighborhood con-child and Rachel, a local girl who shows him the other side of Vegas.
5. The Cedars (2014)
86 min | Drama
The film explores the complexities and many paradoxes found within the frustrations, beauty and bewilderment of life. The story is a gradually unfolding spiritual crisis, juxtaposed through... See full summary »
7. The Night Of The Great Chinese Lottery (2013)
104 min | Comedy, Drama
Three friends decide to spend New Year's eve in Hong Kong, where one of them has decided to move permanently. However at the meeting place, one friend fails to show up. Instead they meet a ... See full summary »
8. Delusions of Guinevere (2014)
94 min | Comedy
A former child star, desperate to reclaim the fame of her youth, employs the ultimate publicity stunt by faking her death in hopes of boosting her popularity, but finds her greed may cost her the people who love her the most.
9. Hegira (2013)
90 min | Drama, Family
Stranded in the middle of mountains, a mother and her daughter are forced to set aside their differences to make their way out of the forest and back to civilization.
10. Before (2014)
100 min | Comedy, Drama
Victor, a young commercial director living in New York, reluctantly returns to the boring California suburb where he grew up, in order to show off his successes at his high school reunion. ... See full summary »
11. Falcon Song (2014)
PG | 105 min | Family, Fantasy, Western
A guitar-playing drifter helps a rancher's granddaughter find her true calling. They soon find themselves in the middle of a land war driven by quirky characters and magical realism.
12. Sombras de Azul (2013)
95 min | Drama
In the wake of her brother's suicide, a young Mexican woman journeys to the place he'd always dreamt of going - Cuba - where, through tortured ruminations and the guidance of a devoted ... See full summary »
14. The Adventures of Dr. Crackhead (2013)
86 min | Documentary, Drama
Filmmaker Jennifer Di Cresce follows Peter Ferentzy, PhD., a controversial author and addictions expert though a tangle of career ambitions, love and dysfunction. When evidence of Peter's ... See full summary »
15. Brasslands (2013)
Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary, Music
Half a million people descend upon a tiny Serbian village for the 50th anniversary of the world's largest trumpet festival. Brasslands chronicles the cultural and musical collisions through... See full summary »
Directors: Alison Brockhouse, Bryan Chang, Sara Huneke, Meerkat Media Collective, Dara Messinger, Eric Phillips-Horst, Adam Pogoff, Zara Serabian-Arthur, Jay Arthur Sterrenberg, Jeffrey Sterrenberg, Karim Tabbaa | Stars: Emerson Hawley, Dejan Petrovic
17. White Rabbit (I) (2015)
87 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
How an Iraq War veteran, battle-trained in maximum security telecom encryption - and battling her own post-combat trauma - uses her high-tech expertise to bring down a Tea Party candidate for the United States Senate.
18. Skanks (2014)
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Comedy, Musical
In religion and football-obsessed Alabama, a group of actors bond while producing an original drag musical. In the winter of 2012 a community theatre in Birmingham, Alabama mounted an ... See full summary »
19. The Coolest White Boy Ever (2012)
89 min | Comedy
'The Coolest White Boy Ever' is a post 9/11 satirical hip-hop coming of age story about a man's journey for stardom only to lose love in the process. Executive produced by acclaimed ... See full summary »
20. Finding Tatanka (2014)
Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary, Drama
Kit Bricca was a leader of the Bay Area protest movements of the 1960s and 70s with a fierce passion for social justice, but found the transition from activist to breadwinner a challenging ... See full summary »
Director: Jacob Bricca
22. The Repairman (2013)
89 min | Comedy, Drama
Scanio Libertetti, a failed engineer who earns a living repairing coffee machines, attends a speed awareness course in a small provincial town in the hills of Northern Italy. When asked to ... See full summary »
23. Dear Sidewalk (2013)
89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Dear Sidewalk tells the story of Gardner, a 24 year old mail-carrier, who is struggling to contend with his identity as his quarter-life crisis is in full swing. His regimented routine is ... See full summary »
24. Silent Ones (2013)
97 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A girl wakes up after a car crash. Her younger brother has disappeared. As she promised him, she boards a cargo ship to find a new life. Then the shady Gábor crosses her path. A surreal trip on the fragile edge of life and death.
26. Death Valley (I) (2015)
Not Rated | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Four strangers on a drunken wedding dash from LA to Vegas hit a mysterious woman in the desert and must overcome injuries, the elements, and ultimately each other to survive.
Votes: 322 | Gross: $0.00M
28. Zola Jumped In (2014)
89 min | Drama
After her little brother is killed, a 15-year-old deaf girl turns to a gang, a neighborhood church, and pregnancy for a sense of belonging and purpose. Ultimately, she is challenged instead... See full summary »
29. Entre Nós (2013)
100 min | Drama
A group of literature-loving friends bury letters to be opened 10 years later when they will confront the dreams of their youth with what the future has held in store for them.
30. The Immortalists (2014)
Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary, Drama
Two eccentric scientists struggle to create eternal youth in a world they call "blind to the tragedy of old age." As they battle their own aging and suffer the losses of loved ones, their scientific journeys ultimately become personal.
31. For I Know My Weakness (2012)
100 min | Documentary
Her voice is soft and plaintive, her words a slurry of apologies. For I Know My Weakness shows what happens when a woman who has been a homeless alcoholic for many years returns to the ... See full summary »
32. Sons of Jacob Synagogue (2013)
57 min | Documentary, History | Completed
Sons of Jacob Synagogue is a poetic documentary that tells the history and struggles of a small Jewish community in Iowa. Focusing on the synagogue, the symbolic and spiritual heart of the ... See full summary »
34. Barg Rizan (2013)
85 min | Drama, Family
Amir waits alone in Tehran for his son's return from California to help him run the traditional family business. Arash does not share his father's sense of duty and has chosen to follow his... See full summary »
35. Awakened (2013)
Not Rated | 107 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Awakened is a psychological drama/mystery thriller about a young woman who returns home to unravel the mysteries behind her mother's untimely death 14 years before.
36. En retard pour l'enterrement de ma mère (2013)
78 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama
Filmed in three countries over the course of three years, 'Late for My Mother's Funeral' is about a French-Algerian-Moroccan family adrift after the death of their jewel-smuggler mother, ... See full summary »
38. Point B (II) (2013)
94 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
Four friends and Graduate students in the physics department of their University discover their clean energy machine actually works as a crude, rudimentary teleportation device. Through ... See full summary »
39. The Lilac Chaser (2013)
89 min | Drama, Mystery
Melia and Ben are guided and misguided by thoughts of revenge, madness, and physical attraction after their father dies under suspicious circumstances. Both have to deal with their profound... See full summary »
40. A Standing Still (2014)
75 min | Drama
A Standing Still is the second feature film from Scott Ballard Films. It revolves around a young woman, Allison, as she struggles with the future in the midst of loss and displacement. ... See full summary »
41. Yozgat Blues (2013)
93 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A barber in Yozgat - a very small city in the middle Anatolia - has an emotional breakdown when he runs into Yavuz and Nese who have come to town to sing in a small music hall-bar.
42. Sayang disayang (2013)
80 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
Sambal Goreng - a traditional dish in the Malay Archipelago - is the metaphor for the sizzle, simmer, spice and flavor of a household wherein resides a Tsunami survivor turned domestic ... See full summary »
44. The Badger Game (2014)
99 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A chronic philanderer falls victim to an extortion scheme when he is abducted by four masked strangers demanding retribution for his sins.
45. Spanish Lake (2014)
G | 79 min | Documentary
A documentary on white flight in the area of Spanish Lake, Missouri, a post WW2 suburb. The town experiences rapid economic decline and population turnover due to racism and governmental ... See full summary »
46. The Mendoza Line (2014)
82 min | Drama, Sport
Clawing your way up the ranks of the minor leagues to The Show is the most difficult trial by fire in professional sports. Less than ten percent of every wide-eyed hopeful who signs a ... See full summary »
47. The Widowers (2014)
Unrated | 104 min | Comedy, Drama
THE WIDOWERS is a comedy about grief. It centers on best friends Jake and Jonathan, whose wives have died in an accident. When Jonathan drags Jake to a grief counseling retreat for young ... See full summary »
87 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
A portrait of recently retired Congressman Barney Frank, one of America's most well-known and least understood political figures.
49. Voices (I) (2013)
Not Rated | 69 min | Documentary, Biography, Family
Voices is an award-winning documentary that features the stark and intimate portraits of three very different individuals and their struggle with severe mental illness in America. The ... See full summary »
50. The Age of Love (2014)
79 min | Documentary, Romance
The announcement of a first-of-its-kind Speed Dating event exclusively for 70- to 90-year-olds spurs a diverse group of seniors to take stock of aging bodies and still-hopeful hearts. Over ... See full summary »
Director: Steven Loring
52. The Lost Key (2014)
Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Biography, Romance
After a traumatic divorce, Ricardo Adler sets out to discover how to achieve a fulfilling and lasting marriage. His search takes him to Rabbi Manis Friedman, who introduces him to ... See full summary »
54. The Knights of Shame (2014)
82 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Tyler wakes up from an accident with no memory of his past life. His reluctant brother takes on the task of not only reintroducing him to world, but also protecting him from his past problems that won't seem to go away.
55. Aldo (2014)
66 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Aldo is an independent hair stylist living in Echo Park, who, after placing a do or die bet on a basketball playoff series, finds himself in deep trouble with an underground loan shark.
56. From Spokane with Love (2013)
45 min | Documentary, Animation, Adventure
A group of Americans are inspired to take a trip to Iran as a way to bridge the gap of misinformation and stereotypes created by the media. This film documents the trip and also challenges ... See full summary »
Director: Joseph Comine
57. The American Nurse (2014)
81 min | Documentary, Biography, News
THE AMERICAN NURSE is a heart-warming film that explores some of the biggest issues facing America - aging, war, poverty, prisons - through the work and lives of nurses. It is an ... See full summary »
58. California Tango (2010)
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Political differences and personal issues divide a small California coastal community. As the town unravels, several larger-than-life characters step up to intercede.
40 min | Documentary, Short, Biography
Prison Terminal: The Last Days of Private Jack Hall is a moving cinema verite documentary that breaks through the walls of one of Americas oldest maximum security prisons to tell the story ... See full summary »
Director: Edgar Barens
61. Project: Ice (2014)
118 min | Documentary, Family, History
Formed by ice, filled by ice, often covered by ice, the Great Lakes encapsulate human exploration, migration, development and where we're headed. PROJECT ICE views North America's fresh ... See full summary »
Director: William Kleinert
64. The Anatomy of Monsters (2014)
97 min | Drama, Thriller
Andrew lures a woman to a motel room with homicidal intentions. He quickly discovers that she may be more dangerous than he could ever imagine. What follows is a deadly game of wits, and a soul bearing confession.
66. Let's Kill Someone (2013)
74 min | Drama, Music, Musical | Completed
This film is an invitation to join to life's music. The characters will be joining. Brute reality will testify to the rhythm. A struggling father leads the way but the viewer is offered the... See full summary »
67. Koinonia (2014)
94 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Billions of people have vanished and economies have collapsed. John, once a family man, now alone, survives in the woods while heading north to reach a post-human place called Faraday.
68. Cement Suitcase (2013)
Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Drama
Franklin, the best wine salesman in the Yakima Valley, hates his life. His girlfriend is cheating on him, and he doesn't even have the self-respect to tell her that he knows. When he meets ... See full summary »
71. Bite Size (2014)
Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, Drama, Family
Bite Size tells the stories of 4 kids around the country as they embark on a journey to become healthier and lose weight. All it takes is someone to believe in you and the will to try.
72. Sin-i bo-naen sa-lam (2014)
70 min | Drama, History, War
In a small North Korean village near the border of China, there are believers who get together in an underground church, away from the eyes of the persecuting government. When the ... See full summary »
73. Esclavo de Dios (2013)
Not Rated | 91 min | Thriller
Inspired by true events, "God's Slave" is the story of Ahmed and David, two extremist characters, one Islamic and the other Jewish, who cross their paths while being in the opposite side of... See full summary »
75. Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret (2014)
85 min | Documentary
Follow the shocking, yet humorous, journey of an aspiring environmentalist, as he daringly seeks to find the real solution to the most pressing environmental issues and true path to sustainability.
76. Alongside Night (2014)
PG-13 | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Alongside Night is the story of the final economic collapse of the United States as seen through the eyes of 16-year-old Elliot Vreeland, searching for his missing Nobel-laureate-economist ... See full summary »
78. Moose River Crossing (2013)
91 min | Drama
Moose River Crossing is a feature film based on the play that examines the premise and asks the question "Does time heal all wounds?". Six childhood friends and former residential school ... See full summary »
79. Ascent to Hell (2014)
TV-MA | 90 min | History, Horror, Thriller
When a realtor shows an old New York factory building to a group of would-be investors, they are unwittingly caught in its tragic and sinister history.
80. Imagine I'm Beautiful (2014)
Unrated | 88 min | Drama
After her mother's suicide, a young woman moves to New York to start afresh. After a rocky start with her new and troubled roommate, the two slowly forge a friendship, finding solace in ... See full summary »
81. Day 665 (2013)
67 min | Horror | Completed
Dean Smith suspends his practice to spend all his time searching for a cure for his wife. As the days stretch into months her condition deteriorates and her behavior becomes more and more ... See full summary »
82. 45RPM (2013)
97 min | Comedy
Charlie, an artist who seeks a connection between her work and her estranged father's music, teams up with Louie, an obsessive record collector from Memphis, and together they begin an ... See full summary »
83. Victoriana (2012)
93 min | Drama
Grand dreams turn dark when Tim and Sophie Becker buy a run-down brownstone in Brooklyn to renovate into their dream home. After a deadly confrontation, Tim and Sophie make a fateful ... See full summary »
85. Boots (2013 TV Movie)
36 min | Action, Drama
An antisocial veteran wakes up on Skid Row with amnesia and must use his instinctive medical and military skills to survive while being hunted by a mysterious government agency.
86. In zehn Tagen bin ich tot (2013)
86 min | Drama
Every day's the same on Death Row: waiting, perhaps a visit, the mandatory strip search. Waiting. Waiting until the final ruling about life and death has been given. Raoul is waiting. The ruling is pronounced.
87. The Road to Livingston (2013)
Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
Thrust in to a set of experiences she did not choose, Delia Perez Meyer is introduced to a vast community surrounding the prison system in Texas. Her brother, Louis, was convicted of triple... See full summary »
Director: Erik Mauck
88. Lost in Living (2013)
110 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
Motherhood is an endurance test that never ends. A marathon with no finish line. Behind this domestic curtain, the creative impulse can flourish or languish. Filmed over seven years four women are determined to make a go of it.
90. The Passion of Miss Augusta (2013)
58 min | Biography, History, Romance
World famous Southern novelist Augusta Jane Evans breaks with Yankee publisher James Spaulding in 1860 and turns her story into St. Elmo, one of the two best selling American novels of the ... See full summary »
93. Patrolman P (2013)
91 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
In 1971 the Knapp Commission, entrusted to expose corruption in the New York Police Department, faces a major problem. They have little physical evidence - their main source, Frank Serpico,... See full summary »
Director: Ido Mizrahy
94. La navaja de Don Juan (2013)
Not Rated | 99 min | Comedy, Drama
The fate of an arm wrestling match leads two brothers to a house party where the younger one hopes to lose his virginity, but when things get out of hand the boys must overcome their sibling rivalry if they are going to save the day.
Votes: 31 | Gross: $0.00M
96. Misled (2015)
90 min | Crime, Drama
Two brothers from southwest Detroit struggle to improve their lives. Unable to afford college and faced with expulsion - and meanwhile supporting his mother - Jason turns to stripping which... See full summary »
97. Arwad (2013)
105 min | Drama
A deep feeling of nostalgia takes hold of Ali following his mother's death, causing him to slowly drift away from family life. Although Gabrielle senses her husband's distress, she fails to... See full summary »
98. 2 temps, 3 mouvements (2014)
85 min | Drama
Victor (15) is dragged by his mother from Paris to Quebec City, to build a new life for themselves, following the death of his father. While skipping class one afternoon, he sees another a student on the ledge.
99. Ayiti Toma, au pays des vivants (2013)
82 min | Documentary, History, News
Beyond the country that overcame slavery to become the first Black Republic, beyond the country that has survived numerous natural disasters and even humanitarian aid, lies Ayiti Toma, the ... See full summary »
Director: Joseph Hillel
100. Ensoulment (I) (2014)
56 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography
Filmmaker Loris Simon delves into the animated realms of the soul in search of the feminine principle as she tries to find resonance with her lived experienced reality.