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THIS IS THE ONLY LIST YOU NEED TO TURN TO WHEN LOOKING FOR ART IN FUTURE CINEMA

I like my films to move me on a subconscious level. Whether they're profound, thought provoking or emotionally stirring. dark/stylish/intense/existential/poetic/hypnotic


List of future films I want to see. I definitely don't think they'll all be good, only a third will probably get rated by me, but something in each of them intrigued me.
List is in no particular order.
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1.
Weightless (2017)
Two intersecting love triangles. Obsession and betrayal set against the music scene in Austin, Texas. (145 mins.)
Director: Terrence Malick
 
2.
Voyage of Time (2016 Documentary)
An examination of the birth and death of the known universe. (90 mins.)
Director: Terrence Malick
 
3.
Silence (2016)
In the seventeenth century, two Jesuit priests face violence and persecution when they travel to Japan to locate their mentor and propagate Christianity. (195 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
 
4.
Nexus (????)
A young scientist becomes the target of government agencies and international mercenaries after creating software that facilitates mind control.
 
5.
XOXO (2016)
An engaged professional man meets a captivating woman on Facebook, though their virtual relationship soon turns into a dark, deadly reality.
 
6.
Live by Night (2016)
A story set in the Prohibition Era and centered around a group of individuals and their dealings in the world of organized crime.
Director: Ben Affleck
 
7.
A Fall from Grace (????)
Detective Michael Tabb knows the city of St. Louis inside and out. He has felt its true heart, as much as its dark underbelly: but he does not know who, in both the dark and light - is taking the lives of young girls.
 
8.
The Irishman (????)
A mob hit man recalls his possible involvement with the slaying of Jimmy Hoffa.
Director: Martin Scorsese
 
9.
The Neon Demon (2016)
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When aspiring model Jesse moves to Los Angeles, her youth and vitality are devoured by a group of beauty-obsessed women who will take any means necessary to get what she has. (118 mins.)
 
10.
The Tiger (????)
Takes place on the Siberian plain, where human development is encroaching on the tigers' habitat and one tiger turns on the intruders...
 
11.
Machine Man (????)
A tech firm engineer who use titanium to upgrade his body finds himself targeted by people who want to get their hands on his inventions.
 
12.
Syndrome E (????)
A detective team up with a police officer in Paris to investigate a series of deaths related to a rare film from the 1950s.
 
13.
The Surrogate (????)
An infertile couple hire a young college girl to be implanted with the couple's last fertile egg -- fully unaware that their surrogate is insane until she is mid-term with their child.
 
14.
Metalhead (2016)
The story of a heavy metal drummer who blows his eardrums out and must learn to adapt to a world of silence. An introspective journey into the vortex of our senses, tinkering with cinema's boundaries. (100 mins.)
 
16.
Red Sparrow (2017)
A sexy Russian spy falls for a CIA officer and considers becoming a double agent.
 
17.
Midnight Special (2016)
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A father and son go on the run, pursued by the government and a cult drawn to the child's special powers. (112 mins.)
Director: Jeff Nichols
 
18.
The General (????)
A gritty look at the story of George Washington.
Director: Martin Scorsese
 
19.
Human Nature (????)
A man who is cryogenically frozen for years awakens to a world where humans are no longer the dominant species.
 
20.
El Patron (2018)
A chronicle of the Colombian drug lord's life.
 
21.
Queen of the Desert (2015)
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A chronicle of Gertrude Bell's life, a traveler, writer, archaeologist, explorer, cartographer, and political attaché for the British Empire at the dawn of the twentieth century. (128 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
22.
Regression (2015)
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A detective and a psychoanalyst uncover evidence of a satanic cult while investigating the rape of a young woman. (106 mins.)
 
23.
The Monster of Florence (????)
A reconstruction of eight double homicides believed to have been committed single-handedly between 1968 and 1985 in and around Florence, Italy.
 
24.
The Garden of Last Days (????)
GARDEN OF LAST DAYS, based on the novel by Andre Dubus III, tells three, interwoven and ultimately explosive stories: GRACE...
Director: Hanna Weg
 
25.
Hold on to Me (????)
A woman takes advantage of a hapless guy in an elaborate plot to make money that goes awry.
 
26.
Dau (????)
Biographical film, epically depicting the life of the famous scientist Lev Landau.
 
27.
Arabian Nights: Volume 1 - The Restless One (2015)
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Some of the chapters from Arabian Nights are adapted to a modern Portugal in this epic. (125 mins.)
Director: Miguel Gomes
 
28.
Every Thing Will Be Fine (2015)
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One day, driving aimlessly around the outskirts of town after a trivial domestic quarrel, a writer named Tomas accidentally hits and kills a child. Will he be able to move on? (118 mins.)
Director: Wim Wenders
 
29.
Paani (2020)
Set years in the future, when the earth's water supply has run-out, events unfold including wars as a result.
Director: Shekhar Kapur
 
30.
The Keys to the Street (????)
A woman escapes from her violent husband. She has a love affair with a man who is not who he seems to be.
Director: Julius Sevcík
 
31.
Schneider vs. Bax (2015)
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On his birthday, a hitman reluctantly takes on the easy task of killing a writer, only to find the job a lot more difficult than expected. (96 mins.)
 
32.
Children (????)
Two young women escape to the rugged mountains of Southern Idaho during a hazy, wildfire-filled summer, convinced they are living in the end times.
Director: Jaffe Zinn
 
33.
Angelica (2015)
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A couple living in Victorian London endure an unusual series of psychological and supernatural effects following the birth of their child. (95 mins.)
 
34.
Desierto (2015)
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A group of people trying to cross the border from Mexico into the United States encounter a man who has taken border patrol duties into his own racist hands. (94 mins.)
Director: Jonás Cuarón
 
35.
A Boy and His Shoe (????)
The stories of a french girl who moves to Scotland with her family and two troubled Scottish boys who end up crossing paths in surprising and touching ways.
 
36.
It Was Cruel (????)
The film uses the horror genre to confront the spiritual corruption that many Jews were forced to accept in order to survive World War II.
 
37.
Triple 9 (2016)
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A gang of criminals and corrupt cops plan the murder of a police officer in order to pull off their biggest heist yet across town. (115 mins.)
Director: John Hillcoat
 
38.
Holland, Michigan (????)
A thriller centered on a woman who suspects her husband is cheating, and enters into an affair of her own, before learning her husband's true, dark secret life.
Director: Errol Morris
 
39.
The Lost City of Z (2016)
In 1925, the legendary British explorer Percy Fawcett ventured into the Amazon jungle in search of a fabled civilization. He never returned.
Director: James Gray
 
40.
The Cut (2014)
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In 1915 a man survives the Armenian genocide in the Ottoman Empire, but loses his family, speech and faith. One night he learns that his twin daughters may be alive, and goes on a quest to find them. (138 mins.)
Director: Fatih Akin
 
41.
Bypass (2014)
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Tim is a good kid. Tim is a criminal. (105 mins.)
Director: Duane Hopkins
 
42.
Eisenstein in Guanajuato (2015)
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Rejected by Hollywood and facing pressure to return to Stalinist Russia, filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein travels to Mexico to shoot a new film. Chaperoned by his guide Palomino, he experiences the ties between Eros and Thanatos, happy to create their effects in cinema, troubled to suffer them in life. (105 mins.)
Director: Peter Greenaway
 
43.
Metamorphoses (2014)
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A girl is approached by a strange boy outside her high school. He asks her to follow him to hear stories where gods fall in love with human beings. (102 mins.)
 
44.
Force Majeure (2014)
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A family vacationing in the French Alps is confronted with a devastating avalanche. (120 mins.)
Director: Ruben Östlund
 
45.
Arrival (2016)
A linguist is recruited by the military to assist in translating alien communications. (116 mins.)
 
47.
To Be Two (????)
In a world where people are duplicated and teleported to another planet, a person struggles his his self identity.
Director: David Lowery
 
48.
Blonde (2018)
A fictionalized chronicle of the inner life of Marilyn Monroe.
Director: Andrew Dominik
 
49.
Legacy of Secrecy (????)
Carlos Marcello and his possible involvement in the murder of JFK.
 
51.
The Bringing (????)
A horror story centered around a man investigating a mysterious death at a hotel.
Director: Jeremy Lovering
 
52.
The Light Between Oceans (2016)
A lighthouse keeper and his wife living off the coast of Western Australia raise a baby they rescue from an adrift rowboat. (132 mins.)
 
53.
Elle (2016)
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A successful businesswoman gets caught up in a game of cat and mouse as she tracks down the unknown man who raped her. (130 mins.)
Director: Paul Verhoeven
 
54.
The Secret Scripture (2016)
A woman keeps a diary of her extended stay at a mental hospital. (108 mins.)
Director: Jim Sheridan
 
55.
The Snowman (2017)
Detective Harry Hole investigates the disappearance of a woman whose pink scarf is found wrapped around an ominous-looking snowman.
Director: Tomas Alfredson
 
56.
Last Days in the Desert (2015)
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An imagined chapter from Jesus' forty days of fasting and praying in the desert. On his way out of the wilderness, Jesus struggles with the Devil over the fate of a family in crisis. (98 mins.)
Director: Rodrigo García
 
57.
Life in a Fishbowl (2014)
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Three tales of three people who have a lasting effect on one another. A young writer whose career is skyrocketing finds himself in a stormy marriage... (129 mins.)
 
58.
Adam's Perfection (2017)
Adam had everything: the looks of a movie star, the mind of a genius, a seven-figure salary, a brilliant career...
 
59.
The Modern Ocean (????)
Set in the modern day on shipping routes, with people who build routes to trade
Director: Shane Carruth
 
60.
The House That Jack Built (2018)
A serial killer reflects on a decade long homicidal spree in the state of Washington.
Director: Lars von Trier
 
61.
The Accountant (2016)
A forensic accountant un-cooks the books for illicit clients. (128 mins.)
Director: Gavin O'Connor
 
62.
The Wannabe (2015)
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Obsessed with mob culture, and desperate to fit in, Thomas sets out to fix the 1992 trial of John Gotti... (90 mins.)
Director: Nick Sandow
 
63.
Cosmos (2015)
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Witold just failed his law-school examinations and Fuchs has just quit his job at a Parisian fashion company... (103 mins.)
 
64.
A Bigger Splash (2015)
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The vacation of a famous rock star and a filmmaker in Italy is disrupted by the unexpected visit of an old friend and his daughter. (125 mins.)
Director: Luca Guadagnino
 
65.
Galveston (????)
A noirish crime thriller, Galveston centers on New Orleans hitman Roy Cady, diagnosed with lung cancer at 40...
 
66.
Louder Than Bombs (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
The fractious family of a father and his two sons confront their different feelings and memories of their deceased wife and mother, a famed war photographer. (109 mins.)
Director: Joachim Trier
 
67.
The Childhood of a Leader (2015)
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A chronicle of the childhood of a post-World War I leader. (115 mins.)
Director: Brady Corbet
 
68.
A Hologram for the King (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A failed American sales rep looks to recoup his losses by traveling to Saudi Arabia and selling his company's product to a wealthy monarch. (98 mins.)
Director: Tom Tykwer
 
69.
American Honey (2016)
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A teenage girl with nothing to lose joins a traveling magazine sales crew, and gets caught up in a whirlwind of hard partying, law bending and young love as she criss-crosses the Midwest with a band of misfits. (163 mins.)
Director: Andrea Arnold
 
70.
Some Freaks (2016)
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A charming romance develops between a boy with one eye and an overweight girl, though when she loses her weight after going to college, their relationship is tested in devastating ways they never dreamed would happen. (97 mins.)
 
71.
Carrie Pilby (2016)
A person of high intelligence struggles to make sense of the world as it relates to morality, relationships, sex and leaving her apartment. (98 mins.)
Director: Susan Johnson
 
72.
The Geography of Hope (????)
A 1970s-set story centered on two crooks (Eckhart and Harris) hiding out in Baja, Mexico and their experiences with several American women.
Director: Neil LaBute
 
73.
Twin Peaks (2017 TV Series)
The plot is unknown. (60 mins.)
 
75.
Una (2016)
When a young woman unexpectedly arrives at an older man's workplace, looking for answers, the secrets of the past threaten to unravel his new life... (94 mins.)
 
76.
Luna (2014)
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After losing their baby, Grant and Christine visit a friend in his isolated and idyllic seaside house. Over a long weekend, secrets are revealed and the life of the dead child is lived out in a series of fantastical dreams. (106 mins.)
Director: Dave McKean
 
77.
H. (2014)
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Two women descend into madness after an alleged meteor strike sets off a series of strange events in their town of Troy, N.Y. (93 mins.)
 
79.
The Reincarnation of Peter Proud (2016)
A man's life begins to unravel after his hauntingly familiar nightmares draw him towards a woman he has never met.
 
80.
The Nice Guys (2016)
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A mismatched pair of private eyes investigate the apparent suicide of a porn star in 1970s Los Angeles. (116 mins.)
Director: Shane Black
 
81.
The Good Nurse (????)
An infamous caregiver is implicated in the deaths of hundreds of hospital patients.
 
82.
Mountains May Depart (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
The life of Tao, and those close to her, is explored in three different time periods: 1999, 2014, and 2025. (131 mins.)
Director: Zhangke Jia
 
83.
Sunset Song (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
The daughter of a Scottish farmer comes of age in the early 1900s. (135 mins.)
Director: Terence Davies
 
84.
In the Shadow of Women (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Pierre and Manon are a pair of poor documentary makers, who scrape by with odd jobs. When Pierre meets young trainee Elisabeth... (73 mins.)
Director: Philippe Garrel
 
85.
Microbe & Gasoline (2015)
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Two young friends embark on a road trip across France in a vehicle they built themselves. (105 mins.)
Director: Michel Gondry
 
86.
The Commune (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A story about the clash between personal desires vs. solidarity and tolerance in a Danish commune in the 70's. (111 mins.)
 
87.
On the Milky Road (2016)
A story that stretches across war, blossoming love and living as a recluse. (125 mins.)
Director: Emir Kusturica
 
88.
Early Winter (2015)
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David, a man in his forties, who has sacrificed his life to his wife and kids fights to keep them close to him. (96 mins.)
Director: Michael Rowe
 
89.
Cemetery of Splendor (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A group of soldiers in a small town on the Mekong River in northern Thailand are struck with a bizarre sleeping illness. (122 mins.)
 
90.
Despite the Night (2015)
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Lens returns to Paris to find his only true love, Madeleine. As his search for her continues, he finds himself getting sucked into the dark and cruel underworld of the porn industry. (156 mins.)
 
91.
Evolution (2015)
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The only residents of young Nicholas's seaside town are women and boys. When he sees a dead body in the ocean one day, he begins to question his existence and surroundings. Why must he, and all the other boys, be hospitalised? (81 mins.)
 
92.
Diary of a Chambermaid (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A scheming servant works for a wealthy couple in France during the late 19th century. (96 mins.)
Director: Benoît Jacquot
 
93.
Eternity (2016)
The story of the women and relationships that define a family across a century.
Director: Tran Anh Hung
 
94.
Dheepan (2015)
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Dheepan is a Sri Lankan Tamil warrior who flees to France and ends up working as a caretaker outside Paris. (115 mins.)
Director: Jacques Audiard
 
96.
The Forbidden Room (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A never-before-seen woodsman mysteriously appears aboard a submarine that's been trapped deep under water for months with an unstable cargo... (130 mins.)
 
97.
The Death and Life of John F. Donovan (2017)
An American movie star finds his correspondence with an 11-year-old actor exposed, prompting assumptions that begin to destroy his life and career.
Director: Xavier Dolan
 
98.
Green Room (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A punk rock band is forced to fight for survival after witnessing a murder at a neo-Nazi skinhead bar. (95 mins.)
Director: Jeremy Saulnier
 
99.
Tale of Tales (2015)
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From the bitter quest of the Queen of Longtrellis, to two mysterious sisters who provoke the passion of a king, to the King of Highhills obsessed with a giant Flea, these tales are inspired by the fairytales by Giambattista Basile. (133 mins.)
Director: Matteo Garrone
 
100.
Rules Don't Apply (2016)
An unconventional love story of an aspiring actress, her determined driver, and the eccentric billionaire who they work for.
Director: Warren Beatty
 
101.
T2: Trainspotting (2017)
A continuation of the Trainspotting saga reuniting the original characters.
Director: Danny Boyle
 
102.
Everybody Wants Some!! (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A group of college baseball players navigate their way through the freedoms and responsibilities of unsupervised adulthood. (117 mins.)
 
103.
The Trap (2017)
An ex-con is out for revenge against a gangster rapper and former friend who let him take the fall for a robbery they committed 14 years earlier.
Director: Harmony Korine
 
104.
Codes of Conduct (2016 TV Series)
A young man with a mysterious past makes his way into New York's high society.
 
105.
My Golden Days (2015)
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Paul is preparing to leave Tajikistan, while thinking back on his adolescent years. His childhood, his mother's madness, the parties, the trip to the USSR where he lost his virginity, the friend who betrayed him and the love of his life. (123 mins.)