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1.
Camino (2008)
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A girl faces love and death. (138 mins.)
Director: Javier Fesser
 
2.
Wolf (2004)
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Based on a true story. In the 70's, during the last stages of Franco's dictatorship, Txema, a basque construction worker... (125 mins.)
Director: Miguel Courtois
 
3.
Solas (1999)
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Maria, whose parents live in the country, cannot stand her father's authoritarian ways and moves to the city... (101 mins.)
Director: Benito Zambrano
 
4.
Thursday (1998)
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The movie opens in a Los Angeles convenience store one late Monday night, where a smalltime drug dealer... (87 mins.)
Director: Skip Woods
 
5.
Butterfly (1999)
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For Moncho, it's an idyllic year: he starts school, he has a wonderful teacher, he makes a friend in Roque... (96 mins.)
 
6.
Donald in Mathmagic Land (1959 Short Film)
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Donald's goes on an adventure in which it is explained how mathematics can be useful in real life. Through this journey it is shown how numbers are more than graphs and charts, they are geometry, music and magical living things. (27 mins.)
 
7.
Días contados (1994)
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A member of the ETA terrorist organization belongs to a commando which is preparing an outrage in Madrid... (93 mins.)
Director: Imanol Uribe
 
8.
The Art of Dying (2000)
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In Spain a young artist has gone missing, and a hardened detective takes on the case. Six friends become the focus of the investigation... (102 mins.)
 
9.
Me Too (2009)
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Daniel - a recent university graduate with Down's Syndrome - falls in love on his first day at work in the Department of Social Services... (103 mins.)
 
10.
The Mad Adventures of 'Rabbi' Jacob (1973)
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A bigoted Frenchman finds himself forced to impersonate a popular rabbi while on the run from a group of assassins - and the police. (100 mins.)
Director: Gérard Oury
 
11.
Don't Drink the Water (1994 TV Movie)
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Somewhere behind the early 1960s cold-war iron curtain, the Hollander family cause an international... (100 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
 
12.
Common Wealth (2000)
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The accidental discovery of a big fortune hidden in the apartment of a deceased man will fill the heart of a real estate agent with greed and dreams of a luxurious life, but the neighbours think otherwise. (110 mins.)
 
13.
Capricorn One (1977)
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A NASA Mars mission won't work, and its funding is endangered, so they decide to fake it just this once. But then they have to keep the secret... (123 mins.)
Director: Peter Hyams
 
14.
Basil (1998)
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A lonely young aristocrat in turn-of the century England stuggles to meet the approval of his over-bearing, class-conscious father while trying to please the selfish woman he loves. (113 mins.)
Director: Radha Bharadwaj
 
15.
Rapa Nui (1994)
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Tenuously based on the legends of Easter Island, Chile, this story details a civil war between the two... (107 mins.)
Director: Kevin Reynolds
 
16.
The Sleeping Voice (2011)
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Madrid, post-Spanish Civil War. Sisters Hortensia and Pepita are involved with an underground guerrilla movement... (128 mins.)
Director: Benito Zambrano
 
17.
Music Box (1989)
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A lawyer defends her father accused of war crimes, but there is more to the case than she suspects. (124 mins.)
Director: Costa-Gavras
 
18.
Barrio (1998)
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A coming-of-age story in the vein of CITY OF GOD and KIDS - available for the first time in the U.S.! (94 mins.)
 
19.
Stories from the Kronen (1995)
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Carlos is a young student, just 21. Nice or annoying as he likes, enjoys provoking and transgreding... (95 mins.)
 
20.
License to Drive (1988)
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A teen decides to go for a night on the town with his friends despite flunking his driver's test. (88 mins.)
Director: Greg Beeman
 
21.
Bon Voyage, Charlie Brown (and Don't Come Back!!) (1980)
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Charlie Brown and his friends travel to Europe as exchange students. (75 mins.)
 
22.
Unit 7 (2012)
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A squad of four undercover cops are charged with cleaning up the streets of Seville from drugs and prostitution. (96 mins.)
 
23.
Lovers: A True Story (1991)
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Set in '50s Spain, a young man (Sanz) leaves the army and looks for a job so he and his fiancée (Verdu) can get married... (103 mins.)
Director: Vicente Aranda
 
24.
Fermat's Room (2007)
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Four mathematicians who do not know each other are invited by a mysterious host on the pretext of resolving a great enigma... (89 mins.)
 
25.
Avellaneda's Moon (2004)
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The story of a social and sports club in a Buenos Aires neighborhood and of those who try to save it from being closed. (143 mins.)
 
26.
Eye of the Needle (1981)
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A ruthless German spy, trying to get out of Britain with vital information about D-Day, must spend time with a young woman and her crippled husband. (112 mins.)
 
27.
Paper Birds (2010)
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The lives of a comics and artists group in the hard times after of Spanish Civil War. (122 mins.)
Director: Emilio Aragón
 
28.
Class of 1984 (1982)
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A new teacher at a troubled inner-city high school soon ends up clashing with the delinquent leader of a punk posse that runs the school. (98 mins.)
Director: Mark Lester
 
29.
Second Name (2002)
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After the suicide of her beloved father, the biologist Daniella Logan visits her catatonic mother in... (93 mins.)
Director: Paco Plaza
 
30.
Padre coraje (2002 Mini-Series)
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(310 mins.)
 
31.
Across the Tracks (1990)
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When Billy returns from reform school he has to attend a different high school at the other side of town... (100 mins.)
Director: Sandy Tung
 
32.
The Hidden (1987)
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An alien parasite with the ability to possess human bodies goes on a violent crime spree in L.A. A human cop, detective Tom Beck, and an alien cop posing as a young FBI agent Lloyd Gallagher both pursue the parasite who frequently changes his human hosts. (96 mins.)
Director: Jack Sholder
 
33.
Luna (1995 Short Film)
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(30 mins.)
 
34.
One Man's War (1991 TV Movie)
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Based on true events: a Paraguayan doctor and his family seek justice for his son, who was tortured to death by the dictatorial regime of Alfredo Stroessner. (100 mins.)
Director: Sergio Toledo
 
35.
Peter and the Wolf (1946 Short Film)
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Animated version of the fairy tale of the Russian boy Peter and his hunt for a raiding wolf, presented to the music of Sergei Prokofiev. (15 mins.)
Director: Clyde Geronimi
 
36.
The Boys Next Door (1985)
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Roy and Bo leave their small town the weekend after graduation for a short road trip to LA. Soon, they find themselves lashing out and leaving a trail of bodies behind them. The violence escalates throughout. (91 mins.)
 
37.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1973 TV Movie)
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Musical version of the story in which Dr. Henry Jekyll experiments with scientific means of revealing the hidden... (78 mins.)
Director: David Winters
 
38.
Genre (1996 Short Film)
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A hapless cartoon character is dragged through a spectrum of cinematic situations by his frustrated animator. (5 mins.)
Director: Don Hertzfeldt
 
39.
Saturn 3 (1980)
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Two lovers stationed at a remote base in the asteroid fields of Saturn are intruded upon by a retentive technocrat from Earth and his charge: a malevolent 8-ft robot. Remember, in space no one can hear you scream. (96 mins.)
Director: Stanley Donen
 
40.
The Angel of Budapest (2011 TV Movie)
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The real story of Angel Sanz-Briz, the Spanish Embassy diplomat in Budapest, who in 1944 acting on their... (120 mins.)
Director: Luis Oliveros
 
41.
Class of 1999 (1990)
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Robot teachers have been secretly placed in the schools where the students have run riot. The teachers... (99 mins.)
Director: Mark L. Lester
 
42.
Sweeney Todd (2006 TV Movie)
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A BBC adaptation of the Victorian "penny dreadful" tale of 18th century "demon barber" Sweeney Todd, of Fleet Street, who cuts the throats of unsuspecting clients in his London shop. (90 mins.)
Director: David Moore
 
43.
Dead Set (2008 Mini-Series)
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During a fictional series of Big Brother, a zombie outbreak occurs, but the house-mates are unaware of the impending doom outside of the Big Brother House. (141 mins.)
 
44.
The Legend of Lobo (1962)
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Tells the life story of a wolf named Lobo. He grows from a playful, curious cub into a wolf with a huge bounty on his head... (67 mins.)
 
45.
Le couloir (2005 Short Film)
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(17 mins.)
 
46.
El examinador (2005 Short Film)
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Bruno is a young man near thirties, has to face to the most important challenge of his boring life: to get his driving licence. (20 mins.)
 
47.
036 (2011 Short Film)
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Only somebody brave, with a rebel soul, may enter the jungle of the outlaw and fight face to face against the most dangerous men at this side of the river. (4 mins.)
 
48.
The Fifth (2007 Short Film)
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Four friends struggle to find a fifth player for their weekly poker game. (14 mins.)
Director: Ryan A. Levin
 
49.
The Prince and the Pauper (1990 Short Film)
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A poor boy and a prince exchange identities and lives while the villainous Captain of the Guard plots to take advantage of this. (25 mins.)
Director: George Scribner
 
50.
The Emerald Forest (1985)
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After the son of engineer Bill Markham is abducted by an aboriginal tribe on the edge of the rain forest, the engineer spends the next 10 years searching for him. (114 mins.)
Director: John Boorman
 
51.
Watch Out, We're Mad (1974)
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After a tied 1st place in a local stunt race, two drivers start a contest to decide who of them will own the prize, a dune buggy. But when a mobster destroys the car, they are determined to get it back. (101 mins.)
 
52.
Breakfast on the Grass (1987 Short Film)
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Several episodes, each focusing on a different figure. Towards the end they all come together to replicate the famous painting by Édouard Manet that provides the title. (25 mins.)
Director: Priit Pärn
 
53.
L'equip petit (2012 Documentary)
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Fourteen little kids go over an unsolved football mystery, and they end up teaching an unexpected life lesson to grown-ups. (9 mins.)
 
54.
Detention (2011)
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As a copycat killer named after movie villain Cinderhella stalks the student body at Grizzly Lake High School, a group of co-eds band together to survive while serving detention. (93 mins.)
Director: Joseph Kahn
 
55.
At First Sight (1999)
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A blind man has an operation to regain his sight at the urging of his girlfriend and must deal with the changes to his life. (128 mins.)
Director: Irwin Winkler
 
56.
So You Want to Be a Detective (1948 Short Film)
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Joe McDoakes imagines himself as a private detective on a murder case. Throughout the film, he spars verbally with narrator Art Gilmore. (11 mins.)
Director: Richard Bare
 
57.
Nostradamus (1994)
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Recounts the life and loves of the physician, astrologer, and famed prognosticator; his encounters with... (119 mins.)
Director: Roger Christian
 
58.
La venganza de Don Mendo (1962)
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After losing all his money playing cards, Don Mendo Salazar, Marqués de Cabra go to the house of his beloved Magdalena... (87 mins.)
 
59.
The Public Voice (1988 Short Film)
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A short animated film that starts with a close up on a Paul Delvaux painting then pulls back the shot while continually changing the picture. (10 mins.)
Director: Lejf Marcussen
 
60.
Himenóptero (1992 Short Film)
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(33 mins.)
 
61.
Batman: Dead End (2003 Short Film)
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The Joker has escaped from Arkham and Batman must once again bring him in - once and for all. Unfortunately for the bat, there is something even more sinister than the Joker waiting in the alley for the dark knight detective.. (8 mins.)
Director: Sandy Collora
 
62.
Life Stinks (1991)
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A filthy rich businessman bets a corporate rival that he can live on the streets of L.A. without the comforts of home or money, which proves to be tougher than he thought. (92 mins.)
Director: Mel Brooks
 
63.
MutantLand (2010 Short Film)
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As the sun goes down in the dark and terrifying Mutantland, hunters are lured into a forbidden zone in their quest for food only to find themselves candidates for the main course. (4 mins.)
Director: Phil Tippett
 
64.
Frankenstein (1910 Short Film)
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Frankenstein, a young medical student, trying to create the perfect human being, instead creates a misshapen monster... (16 mins.)
 
65.
Rosa (2011 Short Film)
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In the near future, humanity has disappeared, leaving behind a large megalopolis devoid of natural life... (8 mins.)
Director: Jesus Orellana
 
66.
Webcam (2012 Video)
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(8 mins.)