Favorite Indie Moviesby EnragedBeauty | created - 27 Jan 2013 | updated - 11 Jan 2015 | Public
These are not "feel good movies".
But definitely worth a watch!
These are not in order of preference.
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4. The Burning Plain (2008)
R | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A drama with a two-tiered storyline concerning a mother and daughter who try to form a bond after the young woman's difficult childhood.
Votes: 16,605 | Gross: $0.20M
5. The Life Before Her Eyes (2007)
R | 90 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A woman's survivor's guilt from a Columbine-like event twenty years ago causes her present-day idyllic life to fall apart.
Votes: 12,691 | Gross: $0.30M
7. Candy (2006)
R | 108 min | Drama, Romance
A poet falls in love with an art student who gravitates to his bohemian lifestyle -- and his love of heroin. Hooked as much on one another as they are on the drug, their relationship alternates between states of oblivion, self-destruction, and despair.
Votes: 38,638 | Gross: $0.04M
9. Brick (2005)
R | 110 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A teenage loner pushes his way into the underworld of a high school crime ring to investigate the disappearance of his ex-girlfriend.
Votes: 90,738 | Gross: $2.06M
11. Mysterious Skin (2004)
Unrated | 105 min | Drama, Mystery
A teenage hustler and a young man obsessed with alien abductions cross paths, together discovering a horrible, liberating truth.
Votes: 60,294 | Gross: $0.70M
12. The Rules of Attraction (2002)
R | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The incredibly spoiled and overprivileged students of Camden College are a backdrop for an unusual love triangle between a drug dealer, a virgin and a bisexual classmate.
Votes: 46,229 | Gross: $6.53M
13. Gossip (I) (2000)
R | 90 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Three college students base their class project around gossip and how fast it spreads, which soon spirals out of control.
Votes: 13,143 | Gross: $5.11M
14. Never Let Me Go (2010)
R | 103 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
The lives of three friends, from their early school days into young adulthood, when the reality of the world they live in comes knocking.
Votes: 121,643 | Gross: $2.43M
18. Trainspotting (1996)
R | 94 min | Drama
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.
Votes: 541,655 | Gross: $16.50M
20. An American Crime (2007)
R | 98 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The true story of suburban housewife Gertrude Baniszewski, who kept a teenage girl locked in the basement of her Indiana home during the 1960s.
23. Wassup Rockers (2005)
R | 111 min | Comedy, Drama
Instead of adhering to the norms of their South Central neighborhood, a group of skater boys opt to bus into Hollywood and Beverly Hills, where they attract local rich girls - and plenty of... See full summary »
Votes: 4,321 | Gross: $0.22M
24. Another Day in Paradise (1998)
R | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
In the hope of a big score, two junkie couples team up to commit various drug robberies which go disastrously wrong leading to dissent, violence and murder.
Votes: 7,583 | Gross: $1.03M
25. Lords of Dogtown (2005)
PG-13 | 107 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The film follows the surf and skateboarding trends that originated in Venice, California during the 1970's.
Votes: 47,002 | Gross: $11.01M
27. Uncertainty (2008)
101 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
A young couple, in love and facing a life-changing decision, find one seemingly ordinary July 4th cleaved in two by the flip of a coin on the Brooklyn Bridge.
Votes: 6,089 | Gross: $0.04M
28. Manic (2001)
R | 100 min | Drama
Lyle Jensen is subject to sudden and violent outbursts, and he is committed to the juvenile wing of the Northwood Mental Institution. Several other youths are there with a variety of ... See full summary »
Votes: 8,705 | Gross: $0.07M
29. Little Children (2006)
R | 136 min | Drama, Romance
The lives of two lovelorn spouses from separate marriages, a registered sex offender, and a disgraced ex-police officer intersect as they struggle to resist their vulnerabilities and temptations in suburban Massachusetts.
Votes: 97,094 | Gross: $5.46M
30. Heavenly Creatures (1994)
R | 99 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Two girls have an intense fantasy life; their parents, concerned the fantasy is too intense, separate them, and the girls take revenge.
Votes: 53,460 | Gross: $3.05M
31. Lie with Me (2005)
Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Romance
An outgoing, sexually aggressive young woman meets and begins a torrid affair with an equally aggressive young man in which their affair begins to bring a strain on their personal lives.
32. River's Edge (1986)
R | 99 min | Crime, Drama
A high school slacker commits a shocking act and proceeds to let his friends in on the secret. However, the friends' reaction is almost as ambiguous and perplexing as the crime itself.
Votes: 13,092 | Gross: $4.60M
34. The Real Cancun (2003)
R | 96 min | Documentary
Sixteen American college students drink, flirt, fight and canoodle during their Spring Break vacation in Cancun, Mexico.
Votes: 3,657 | Gross: $3.71M
37. Pretty Persuasion (2005)
R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama
A 15-year-old girl incites chaos among her friends and a media frenzy when she accuses her drama teacher of sexual harassment.
Votes: 9,108 | Gross: $0.31M
39. Catfish (2010)
PG-13 | 87 min | Documentary
Young filmmakers document their colleague's budding online friendship with a young woman and her family which leads to an unexpected series of discoveries.
Votes: 37,319 | Gross: $3.23M
40. Like Crazy (2011)
PG-13 | 86 min | Drama, Romance
A British college student falls for an American student, only to be separated from him when she's banned from the U.S. after overstaying her visa.
Votes: 52,391 | Gross: $3.41M
41. London (I) (2005)
R | 92 min | Drama, Romance
London is a drug laden adventure that centers on a party in a New York loft where a young man is trying to win back his ex-girlfriend.
Votes: 20,378 | Gross: $0.01M
43. Stop-Loss (2008)
R | 112 min | Drama, War
A veteran soldier returns from his completed tour of duty in Iraq, only to find his life turned upside down when he is arbitrarily ordered to return to field duty by the Army.
Votes: 18,520 | Gross: $10.91M
44. Your Sister's Sister (2011)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama
Iris invites her friend Jack to stay at her family's island getaway after the death of his brother. At their remote cabin, Jack's drunken encounter with Hannah, Iris' sister, kicks off a revealing stretch of days.
Votes: 23,525 | Gross: $1.57M
47. City of God (2002)
R | 130 min | Crime, Drama
Two boys growing up in a violent neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro take different paths: one becomes a photographer, the other a drug dealer.
Votes: 591,107 | Gross: $7.56M
48. Oldeuboi (2003)
R | 120 min | Mystery, Thriller
After being kidnapped and imprisoned for fifteen years, Oh Dae-Su is released, only to find that he must find his captor in five days.
Votes: 410,451 | Gross: $0.71M
49. Thirteen (2003)
R | 100 min | Drama
A thirteen-year-old girl's relationship with her mother is put to the test as she discovers drugs, sex, and petty crime in the company of her cool but troubled best friend.
Votes: 72,916 | Gross: $4.60M
50. Donnie Darko (2001)
R | 113 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a man in a large rabbit suit who manipulates him to commit a series of crimes, after he narrowly escapes a bizarre accident.
Votes: 647,559 | Gross: $0.19M
51. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
R | 108 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
When their relationship turns sour, a young couple undergoes a medical procedure to have each other erased from their memories.
Votes: 751,012 | Gross: $34.40M
53. Waking Life (2001)
R | 99 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy
A man shuffles through a dream meeting various people and discussing the meanings and purposes of the universe.
Votes: 53,854 | Gross: $2.89M
54. Cube (1997)
R | 90 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Six complete strangers of widely varying personality characteristics are involuntarily placed in an endless maze containing deadly traps.
Votes: 178,111 | Gross: $0.50M
55. The Secret in Their Eyes (2009)
R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A retired legal counselor writes a novel hoping to find closure for one of his past unresolved homicide cases and for his unreciprocated love with his superior - both of which still haunt him decades later.
Votes: 153,460 | Gross: $20.17M
56. Lovelace (2013)
R | 93 min | Biography, Drama
The story of Linda Lovelace, who is used and abused by the porn industry at the behest of her coercive husband, before taking control of her life.
Votes: 33,908 | Gross: $0.36M
57. The Bling Ring (2013)
R | 90 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Inspired by actual events, a group of fame-obsessed teenagers use the internet to track celebrities' whereabouts in order to rob their homes.
Votes: 73,799 | Gross: $5.84M
58. Don Jon (2013)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A New Jersey guy dedicated to his family, friends, and church, develops unrealistic expectations from watching porn and works to find happiness and intimacy with his potential true love.
Votes: 205,912 | Gross: $24.48M