2017 best

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1.
A Wedding (2016)
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Zahira, 18, is close to her family until her parents ask her to follow Pakistani tradition to choose a husband. Torn between family customs and her western lifestyle, the young woman turns for help to her brother and confidant Amir. (98 mins.)
Director: Stephan Streker
 
2.
The Invisible Guest (2016)
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While the clock is ticking, with the aid of a witness preparation expert, a successful entrepreneur accused of murder has less than three hours to come up with an impregnable defence. (106 mins.)
Director: Oriol Paulo
 
3.
Raw (2016)
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When a young vegetarian undergoes a carnivorous hazing ritual at vet school, an unbidden taste for meat begins to grow in her. (99 mins.)
Director: Julia Ducournau
 
4.
Loveless (2017)
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A couple going through a divorce must team up to find their son who has disappeared during one of their bitter arguments. (127 mins.)
 
5.
You Were Never Really Here (2017)
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A missing teenage girl. A brutal and tormented enforcer on a rescue mission. Corrupt power and vengeance unleash a storm of violence that may lead to his awakening. (85 mins.)
Director: Lynne Ramsay
 
6.
Wonderstruck (2017)
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The story of a young boy in the Midwest is told simultaneously with a tale about a young girl in New York from fifty years ago as they both seek the same mysterious connection. (116 mins.)
Director: Todd Haynes
 
7.
The Square (2017)
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The Square is a poignant satirical drama reflecting our times - about the sense of community, moral courage and the affluent person's need for egocentricity in an increasingly uncertain world. (142 mins.)
Director: Ruben Östlund
 
8.
BPM (Beats Per Minute) (2017)
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120 BPM. The average heart rate. The protagonists of 120 battements par minute are passionate about fighting the indifference that exists towards AIDS. (140 mins.)
Director: Robin Campillo
 
9.
The Day After (2017)
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The married Bongwan leaves home in the dark morning and sets off to work. The memories of the woman who left weigh down on him. That day Bongwan's wife finds a love note, bursts into the office, and mistakes Areum for the woman who left. (92 mins.)
Director: Sang-soo Hong
 
10.
The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) (2017)
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An estranged family gathers together in New York for an event celebrating the artistic work of their father. (112 mins.)
Director: Noah Baumbach
 
11.
A Gentle Creature (2017)
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A woman lives in a small village in Russia. One day she receives the parcel she sent to her husband, serving a sentence in prison. Confused and angered, she sets out to find why her package was returned to sender. (143 mins.)
Director: Sergey Loznitsa
 
12.
In the Fade (2017)
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Katja's life collapses after the death of her husband and son in a bomb attack. After a time of mourning and injustice, Katja seeks revenge. (106 mins.)
Director: Fatih Akin
 
13.
Happy End (2017)
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A drama about a family set in Calais with the European refugee crisis as the backdrop. (107 mins.)
Director: Michael Haneke
 
14.
Redoubtable (2017)
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During the making of one of his films, French film director Jean-Luc Godard falls in love with 17-year old actress Anne Wiazemsky and later marries her. (107 mins.)
 
15.
The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017)
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Steven, a charismatic surgeon, is forced to make an unthinkable sacrifice after his life starts to fall apart, when the behavior of a teenage boy he has taken under his wing turns sinister. (121 mins.)
 
16.
Jupiter's Moon (2017)
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Aryan is a Syrian refugee trying to make his way into Hungary from Serbia, along with his father and many other wretched souls. They are all caught, and find themselves in a web of cynicism and corruption. (123 mins.)
 
17.
Amant Double (2017)
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Chloé, a fragile young woman, falls in love with her psychoanalyst, Paul. A few months later she moves in with him, but soon discovers that her lover is concealing a part of his identity. (107 mins.)
Director: François Ozon
 
18.
The Circle (2017)
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A woman lands a dream job at a powerful tech company called the Circle, only to uncover an agenda that will affect the lives of all of humanity. (110 mins.)
Director: James Ponsoldt
 
19.
My Name Is Lenny (2017)
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The life story of one of Britain's most notorious bare-knuckle fighters, Lenny McLean, also known as "the Guv'nor." (91 mins.)
Director: Ron Scalpello
 
20.
The Ottoman Lieutenant (2017)
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The Ottoman Lieutenant is a love story between an idealistic American nurse and a Turkish officer in World War I. (106 mins.)
Director: Joseph Ruben
 
21.
Atomic Blonde (2017)
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An undercover MI6 agent is sent to Berlin during the Cold War to investigate the murder of a fellow agent and recover a missing list of double agents. (115 mins.)
Director: David Leitch
 
22.
The Shape of Water (2017)
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An other-worldly fairy tale, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1962. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa (Sally Hawkins) is trapped in a life of isolation. Elisa's life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda (Octavia Spencer) discover a secret classified experiment. (119 mins.)
 
23.
Mother! (2017)
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A couple's relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence. (121 mins.)
 
24.
First They Killed My Father (2017)
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Cambodian author and human rights activist Loung Ung recounts the horrors she suffered as a child under the rule of the deadly Khmer Rouge. (136 mins.)
Director: Angelina Jolie
 
26.
Gerald's Game (2017)
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While trying to spice up their marriage in their remote lake house, Jessie must fight to survive when her husband dies unexpectedly, leaving her handcuffed to their bed frame. (103 mins.)
Director: Mike Flanagan
 
27.
It Comes at Night (2017)
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Secure within a desolate home as an unnatural threat terrorizes the world, a man has established a tenuous domestic order with his wife and son. Then a desperate young family arrives seeking refuge. (91 mins.)
 
28.
American Made (2017)
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The story of Barry Seal, an American pilot who became a drug-runner for the CIA in the 1980s in a clandestine operation that would be exposed as the Iran-Contra Affair. (115 mins.)
Director: Doug Liman
 
29.
The LEGO Ninjago Movie (2017)
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Shunned by everyone for being the son of an evil warlord, a teenager seeks to defeat him with the help of his fellow ninjas. (101 mins.)
 
30.
Brawl in Cell Block 99 (2017)
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A former boxer-turned-drug runner lands in a prison battleground after a deal gets deadly. (132 mins.)
Director: S. Craig Zahler
 
31.
HyperNormalisation (2016 Documentary)
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Adam Curtis explains how, at a time of confusing and inexplicable world events, politicians and the people they represent have retreated in to a damaging over-simplified version of what is happening. (166 mins.)
Director: Adam Curtis
 
32.
It (2017)
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A group of bullied kids band together when a shapeshifting monster, taking the appearance of a clown, begins hunting children. (135 mins.)
Director: Andy Muschietti
 
33.
The Deuce (2017 TV Series)
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A look at life in New York City during the 1970s and '80s when porn and prostitution were rampant in Manhattan. (60 mins.)
 
34.
November Criminals (2017)
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A teenager takes on his own investigation of a murder in Washington D.C. (85 mins.)
Director: Sacha Gervasi
 
35.
How to Get Away with Murder (2014 TV Series)
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A group of ambitious law students and their brilliant criminal defense professor become involved in a twisted murder plot that promises to change the course of their lives. (43 mins.)
 
36.
The Foreigner (2017)
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A humble businessman with a buried past seeks justice when his daughter is killed in an act of terrorism. A cat-and-mouse conflict ensues with a government official, whose past may hold clues to the killers' identities. (113 mins.)
Director: Martin Campbell
 
37.
Justice League (2017)
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Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman's selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy. (120 mins.)
Director: Zack Snyder
 
38.
The Star (2017)
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A small but brave donkey and his animal friends become the unsung heroes of the first Christmas. (86 mins.)
Director: Timothy Reckart
 
39.
Mudbound (2017)
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Two men return home from World War II to work on a farm in rural Mississippi, where they struggle to deal with racism and adjusting to life after war. (134 mins.)
Director: Dee Rees
 
40.
Mr. Roosevelt (2017)
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After a loved one falls ill, struggling comedian Emily Martin returns to her college town of Austin, Texas and must come to terms with her past while staying with her ex-boyfriend and his new girlfriend. (90 mins.)
Director: Noël Wells
 
41.
Thor: Ragnarok (2017)
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Imprisoned, the almighty Thor finds himself in a lethal gladiatorial contest against the Hulk, his former ally. Thor must fight for survival and race against time to prevent the all-powerful Hela from destroying his home and the Asgardian civilization. (130 mins.)
Director: Taika Waititi
 
42.
Murder on the Orient Express (2017)
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When a murder occurs on the train he's travelling on, celebrated detective Hercule Poirot is recruited to solve the case. (114 mins.)
Director: Kenneth Branagh
 
43.
A Bad Moms Christmas (2017)
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As their own mothers drop in unexpectedly, our three under-appreciated and over-burdened moms rebel against the challenges and expectations of the Super Bowl for mothers: Christmas. (104 mins.)
 
44.
Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
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A young blade runner's discovery of a long-buried secret leads him to track down former blade runner Rick Deckard, who's been missing for thirty years. (164 mins.)
 
45.
Lady Bird (2017)
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The adventures of a young woman living in Northern California for a year. (94 mins.)
Director: Greta Gerwig