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1.
A Somewhat Gentle Man (2010)
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Ulrik is reluctantly let out of prison after serving 12 years for murder. He has to cope with his gang... (113 mins.)
 
2.
Alice in Wonderland (2010)
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Nineteen-year-old Alice returns to the magical world from her childhood adventure, where she reunites with her old friends and learns of her true destiny: to end the Red Queen's reign of terror. (108 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
 
3.
Alone in the Wilderness (2004 Documentary)
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Documentary tells the story of Dick Proenneke who, in the late 1960s, built his own cabin in the wilderness at the base of the Aleutian Peninsula... (57 mins.)
 
4.
As It Is in Heaven (2004)
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A successful international conductor suddenly interrupts his career and returns alone to his childhood village in Norrland... (133 mins.)
Director: Kay Pollak
 
5.
Bad Batch (2010)
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A mix of ultra-realistic vérité and stoner comedy, 'Bad Batch' follows an unlikely group of college students who gorge themselves on possibly the strongest pot brownies known to man one night. (70 mins.)
Director: Abe Schwartz
 
6.
Bellflower (2011)
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Two friends spend all their free time building flame-throwers and weapons of mass destruction in hopes that a global apocalypse will occur and clear the runway for their imaginary gang "Mother Medusa". (106 mins.)
Director: Evan Glodell
 
7.
Bibliothèque Pascal (2010)
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In order to regain custody of her daughter, whom she left in the care of her fortune-telling aunt, Mona must tell a social worker her story... (105 mins.)
Director: Szabolcs Hajdu
 
8.
Black Swan (2010)
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A committed dancer wins the lead role in a production of Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake" only to find herself struggling to maintain her sanity. (108 mins.)
 
9.
Bombay Beach (2011 Documentary)
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Bombay Beach is one of the poorest communities in southern California located on the shores of the Salton Sea... (80 mins.)
Director: Alma Har'el
 
10.
Catfish (2010 Documentary)
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Young filmmakers document their colleague's budding online friendship with a young woman and her family which leads to an unexpected series of discoveries. (87 mins.)
 
11.
Cold Weather (2010)
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A guy who moves back to Portland, Oregon becomes involved in the mystery of his ex-girlfriend's disappearance. (96 mins.)
Director: Aaron Katz
 
12.
Dark Horse (2011)
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Romance blooms between two thirty-somethings in arrested development: an avid toy collector who is the dark horse of his family and a depressed woman on the rebound. (86 mins.)
Director: Todd Solondz
 
13.
Dean Spanley (2008)
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Set in Edwardian England where upper lips are always stiff and men from the Colonies are not entirely to be trusted, Fisk Senior has little time or affection for his son, but when the pair visit an eccentric Indian, they start a strange journey that eventually allows the old man to find his heart. (100 mins.)
Director: Toa Fraser
 
14.
Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010 Documentary)
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The story of how an eccentric French shop-keeper and amateur film-maker attempted to locate and befriend Banksy... (87 mins.)
Director: Banksy
 
15.
Fish Tank (2009)
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Everything changes for 15-year-old Mia when her mum brings home a new boyfriend. (123 mins.)
Director: Andrea Arnold
 
16.
Gabi on the Roof in July (2010)
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An ambitious painter on the verge of a big break confronts his moral decay when his idealist, hell-raising, younger sister comes to stay with him in New York City for the summer. (101 mins.)
Director: Lawrence Levine
 
17.
Giulia Doesn't Date at Night (2009)
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A young writer strikes up a relationship with his daughter's swimming instructor. (105 mins.)
 
18.
Going Postal (2010 Mini-Series)
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A con artist is conned into taking the job as Postmaster General in the Ankh-Morpork Post Office. (185 mins.)
Director: Jon Jones
 
19.
I Can See You (2008)
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Three young ad-men enter the woods for a photo shoot, but a girlfriend's mysterious disappearance sparks a harrowing descent into unreality. (97 mins.)
Director: Graham Reznick
 
20.
Korkoro (2009)
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A Gypsy family travels the French roads during the Second World War, followed by Little Claude, a young... (111 mins.)
Director: Tony Gatlif
 
21.
Liberty Kid (2007)
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Two friends a concession stand at the foot of the Statue of Liberty. After the World Trade Center terrorist attack, each of their dreams go up in smoke and yet they must endure the effect the attacks has on their lives. (92 mins.)
Director: Ilya Chaiken
 
22.
Mafioso (1962)
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When a good-natured factory supervisor living in Milan with his Northern wife returns to his native Sicily, a decades' old oath forces him to fulfill a nightmarish obligation. (105 mins.)
 
23.
Mid-August Lunch (2008)
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Gianni is a middle-aged man living in Rome with his imposing and demanding elderly mother. His only... (75 mins.)
 
24.
Sunshine Cleaning (2008)
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In order to raise the tuition to send her young son to private school, a mom starts an unusual business -- a biohazard removal/crime scene clean-up service -- with her unreliable sister. (91 mins.)
Director: Christine Jeffs
 
25.
Nothing Personal (2009)
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Alone in her empty flat, from her window Anne observes the people passing by who nervously snatch up... (85 mins.)
 
26.
Prairie Love (2011)
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Three lost souls look for love on the North Dakota tundra. (108 mins.)
Director: Dusty Bias
 
27.
Ruby Sparks (2012)
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A novelist struggling with writer's block finds romance in a most unusual way: by creating a female character he thinks will love him, then willing her into existence. (104 mins.)
 
28.
Safety Not Guaranteed (2012)
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Three magazine employees head out on an assignment to interview a guy who placed a classified advertisement seeking a companion for time travel. (86 mins.)
Director: Colin Trevorrow
 
29.
Sex and Lucia (2001)
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Various lives converge on an isolated island, all connected by an author whose novel has become inextricably entwined with his own life. (128 mins.)
Director: Julio Medem
 
30.
Tales from the Golden Age (2009)
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Several urban legends of Communist Romania are dramatized. (155 mins.)
 
31.
The Fall (2006)
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In a hospital on the outskirts of 1920s Los Angeles, an injured stuntman begins to tell a fellow patient, a little girl with a broken arm, a fantastic story of five mythical heroes. Thanks to his fractured state of mind and her vivid imagination, the line between fiction and reality blurs as the tale advances. (117 mins.)
Director: Tarsem
 
32.
The Man from London (2007)
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One night Maloin, a switchman at a seaside railway station situated by a ferry harbor, witnesses a terrible event... (139 mins.)
 
33.
The Northerners (1992)
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In a small village, people's lives intersect frequently and in unexpected ways. Plagge, a postal worker who spies on other locals by reading their mail. His breaches of privacy expose the numerous secrets that the people in town keep. (108 mins.)
 
34.
The Parking Lot Movie (2010 Documentary)
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The Parking Lot Movie is a documentary about a singular parking lot in Charlottesville, Virginia. The... (74 mins.)
Director: Meghan Eckman
 
35.
The Red Balloon (1956 Short Film)
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A red balloon with a life of its own follows a little boy around the streets of Paris. (34 mins.)
 
36.
The Windmill Movie (2008 Documentary)
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Filmmaker Richard P. Rogers tried for twenty years to make a documentary about his own life. He died in 2001... (82 mins.)
Director: Alexander Olch
 
37.
Trainspotting (1996)
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Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends. (94 mins.)
Director: Danny Boyle
 
38.
Tyrannosaur (2011)
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Joseph, a man plagued by violence and a rage that is driving him to self-destruction, earns a chance of redemption that appears in the form of Hannah, a Christian charity shop worker. (92 mins.)
Director: Paddy Considine
 
39.
Virginia (2010)
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A sheriff sees his state senate bid slide out onto the ice when his daughter begins to date the son of a charming but psychologically disturbed woman with whom the sheriff has engaged in a two-decade-long affair. (111 mins.)
 
40.
Identity Thief (2013)
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Mild mannered businessman Sandy Patterson travels from Denver to Florida to confront the deceptively harmless looking woman who has been living it up after stealing Sandy's identity. (111 mins.)
Director: Seth Gordon
 
41.
The Intouchables (2011)
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After he becomes a quadriplegic from a paragliding accident, an aristocrat hires a young man from the projects to be his caregiver. (112 mins.)
 
42.
Post Tenebras Lux (2012)
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Juan and his urban family live in the Mexican countryside, where they enjoy and suffer a world apart. And nobody knows if these two worlds are complementary or if they strive to eliminate one another. (115 mins.)
Director: Carlos Reygadas
 
43.
Holy Motors (2012)
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From dawn to dusk, a few hours in the shadowy life of a mystic man named Monsieur Oscar. (115 mins.)
Director: Leos Carax
 
44.
Paradise: Love (2012)
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Teresa, a fifty-year-old Austrian mother, travels to the paradise of the beaches of Kenya, seeking out love from African boys. But she must confront the hard truth that on the beaches of Kenya, love is a business. (120 mins.)
Director: Ulrich Seidl
 
45.
Better Living Through Chemistry (2014)
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A strait-laced pharmacist's uneventful life spirals out of control when he starts an affair with a trophy-wife... (91 mins.)
 
46.
Alan Partridge (2013)
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When famous DJ Alan Partridge's radio station is taken over by a new media conglomerate, it sets in motion a chain of events which see Alan having to work with the police to defuse a potentially violent siege. (90 mins.)
Director: Declan Lowney
 
47.
Under the Skin (2013)
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A mysterious young woman seduces lonely men in the evening hours in Scotland. However, events lead her to begin a process of self-discovery. (108 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Glazer
 
48.
The Double (2013)
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A clerk in a government agency finds his unenviable life takes a turn for the horrific with the arrival of a new co-worker who is both his exact physical double and his opposite - confident, charismatic and seductive with women. (93 mins.)
Director: Richard Ayoade
 
49.
Revolutionary Road (2008)
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A young couple living in a Connecticut suburb during the mid-1950s struggle to come to terms with their personal problems while trying to raise their two children. (119 mins.)
Director: Sam Mendes
 
50.
The Fifth Element (1997)
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In the colorful future, a cab driver unwittingly becomes the central figure in the search for a legendary cosmic weapon to keep Evil and Mr Zorg at bay. (126 mins.)
Director: Luc Besson
 
51.
The Expedition to the End of the World (2013 Documentary)
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A grand and adventurous journey of discovery to the last white areas of the world map. But no matter how far we go and how hard we try to find answers, we ultimately meet ourselves and our own transience. (90 mins.)
Director: Daniel Dencik
 
52.
Dirty Tricks (2000 TV Movie)
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Dirty Tricks stars Martin Clunes, who plays an English tutor at an Oxford language school. Although Edward can be charming and thoughtful... (162 mins.)
Director: Paul Seed
 
53.
Detectorists (2014 TV Series)
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The lives of two eccentric metal detectorists, who spend their days plodding along ploughed tracks and open fields, hoping to disturb the tedium by unearthing the fortune of a lifetime. (30 mins.)
Director: Mackenzie Crook
 
54.
Dirk Gently (2010 TV Series)
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Holistic detective Gently relies on the universe to unravel mysteries based on the 'interconnectedness of all things'. (58 mins.)
 
55.
White Teeth (2002 Mini-Series)
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In 1970s England, cultures start to mix and cross with different experiences. Archie is contemplating suicide until he meets Clara... (240 mins.)
Director: Julian Jarrold
 
56.
Hot Fuzz (2007)
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Exceptional London cop Nicholas Angel is involuntarily transferred to a quaint English village and paired with a witless new partner. While on the beat, Nicholas suspects a sinister conspiracy is afoot with the residents. (121 mins.)
Director: Edgar Wright
 
57.
45 Years (2015)
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A married couple preparing to celebrate their wedding anniversary receives shattering news that promises to forever change the course of their lives. (91 mins.)
Director: Andrew Haigh
 
58.
Porterhouse Blue (1987 Mini-Series)
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Social satire on life on Cambridge College - from the headmaster to the students and even one memorable bedder... (200 mins.)
 
59.
Hail, Caesar! (2016)
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A Hollywood fixer in the 1950s works to keep the studio's stars in line. (106 mins.)
 
60.
Youth (2015)
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A retired orchestra conductor is on holiday with his daughter and his film director best friend in the Alps when he receives an invitation from Queen Elizabeth II to perform for Prince Philip's birthday. (124 mins.)
 
61.
The Lobster (2015)
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In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods. (119 mins.)
 
62.
Arrested Development (2003 TV Series)
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Level-headed son Michael Bluth takes over family affairs after his father is imprisoned. But the rest of his spoiled, dysfunctional family are making his job unbearable. (22 mins.)
 
63.
Schitt's Creek (2015 TV Series)
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When rich video store magnate Johnny Rose, and his family suddenly find themselves broke, they are forced to leave their pampered lives to regroup in Schitt's Creek. (22 mins.)
 
64.
Mindhorn (2016)
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A has-been actor best known for playing the title character in the 1980s detective series "Mindhorn" must work with the police when a serial killer says that he will only speak with Detective Mindhorn, whom he believes to be a real person. (89 mins.)
Director: Sean Foley