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1.
Passion (2012)
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The rivalry between the manipulative boss of an advertising agency and her talented protégée escalates from stealing credit to public humiliation to murder. (102 mins.)
Director: Brian De Palma
 
2.
In the Heat of the Night (1967)
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An African American police detective is asked to investigate a murder in a racially hostile southern town. (109 mins.)
Director: Norman Jewison
 
3.
V/H/S (2012)
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When a group of misfits are hired by an unknown third party to burglarize a desolate house and acquire a rare VHS tape, they discover more found footage than they bargained for. (116 mins.)
 
4.
The Butterfly Room (2012)
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A reclusive and butterfly-obsessed elderly lady suffering from bipolar disorder develops a disturbing relationship with a mysterious but seemingly innocent youngster. (87 mins.)
 
5.
They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969)
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The lives of a disparate group of contestants intertwine in an inhumanely grueling dance marathon. (129 mins.)
Director: Sydney Pollack
 
6.
Sometimes a Great Notion (1970)
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A family of fiercely independent Oregon loggers struggle to keep the family business alive amidst changing times. (114 mins.)
Director: Paul Newman
 
7.
The Desert of the Tartars (1976)
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Lieutenant Giovanni Drogo is assigned to the old Bastiani border fortress where he expects an imminent attack by nomadic fearsome Tartars. (140 mins.)
Director: Valerio Zurlini
 
8.
Hard Rock Zombies (1985)
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A hard rock band travels to the tiny and remote town of Grand Guignol to perform. Peopled by hicks, rubes... (98 mins.)
Director: Krishna Shah
 
9.
Line of Demarcation (1966)
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1941. A little town in the Jura is cut in half by a river that forms the border between Nazi-occupied France and the free zone. (120 mins.)
Director: Claude Chabrol
 
10.
Z (1969)
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Following the murder of a prominent leftist, an investigator tries to uncover the truth while government officials attempt to cover up their roles. (127 mins.)
Director: Costa-Gavras
 
11.
State of Siege (1972)
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In Uruguay in the early 1970s, an official of the US Agency for International Development (a group used... (120 mins.)
Director: Costa-Gavras
 
12.
The Murderer Lives at Number 21 (1942)
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Inspector Wens moves into a Paris boarding house to catch a serial killer. (84 mins.)
 
13.
Quadrophenia (1979)
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London, 1965: Like many other youths, Jimmy hates the philistine life, especially his parents and his job in a company's mailing division... (120 mins.)
Director: Franc Roddam
 
14.
Quadrophenia (1979)
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London, 1965: Like many other youths, Jimmy hates the philistine life, especially his parents and his job in a company's mailing division... (120 mins.)
Director: Franc Roddam
 
15.
125 rue Montmartre (1959)
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(85 mins.)
Director: Gilles Grangier
 
16.
Apaches (2013)
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A group of beautiful but morally bankrupt teenagers live the fast life in the dark side of beautiful Corsica, but things spiral out of control when one of their number wants to confess their crimes. (82 mins.)
 
17.
Till Marriage Do Us Part (1974)
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The Marquise Eugenia di Maqueda, an orphan raised by the nuns, marries Raimondo Corrao, but on their... (110 mins.)
Director: Luigi Comencini
 
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Cento giorni a Palermo (1984)
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In the late 1970s and early 80s, assassinations in Sicily get the attention of Communist deputy, Pio La Torre... (102 mins.)
 
20.
A Pain in the Ass (1973)
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Ralf Milan, a hitman, arrives in Montpellier to kill an important witness. He checks in a hotel without... (85 mins.)
 
21.
Crime and Punishment (1956)
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(107 mins.)
Director: Georges Lampin
 
22.
Air of Paris (1954)
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(110 mins.)
Director: Marcel Carné
 
23.
Vanishing Point (1971)
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During the 1970s, car delivery driver Kowalski delivers hot rods in record time but always runs into trouble with the highway cops. (99 mins.)
 
24.
Le Jour se Leve (1939)
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After committing a murder, a man locks himself in his apartment and recollects the events the led him to the killing. (93 mins.)
Director: Marcel Carné
 
25.
Cinema Komunisto (2010 Documentary)
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When history has a different script from the one in your films, who wouldn't invent a country to fool themselves... (100 mins.)
Director: Mila Turajlic
 
26.
Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986)
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Henry, a drifter, commits a series of brutal murders, supposedly operating with impunity. (83 mins.)
Director: John McNaughton
 
27.
Parents (1989)
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A young boy living in 1950s suburbia suspects his parents are cannibalistic murderers. (81 mins.)
Director: Bob Balaban
 
28.
How to Keep the Red Lamp Burning (1965)
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It is with a heavy heart that Monsieur Charles has to close his Parisian brothel in 1946, following new legislation outlawing such establishments... (100 mins.)
 
29.
The Departed (2006)
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An undercover cop and a mole in the police attempt to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in South Boston. (151 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
 
30.
Un drôle de paroissien (1963)
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Bad financial conditions compel an aristocratic family named Lachesnaye to do strange work. (92 mins.)
 
31.
La vie de plaisir (1944)
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Albert Maulette, the owner of 'La Vie de Plaisir', a very busy nightclub owner, has fallen in love with Hélène de Lormel... (85 mins.)
Director: Albert Valentin
 
32.
Goodfellas (1990)
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Henry Hill and his friends work their way up through the mob hierarchy. (146 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
 
33.
Her First Affair (1941)
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Micheline Chevassu is a young, naive woman living in an orphanage. Through classified ads, she has a date with an unknown man... (105 mins.)
Director: Henri Decoin
 
34.
Valley of Hell (1943)
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(88 mins.)
 
35.
Strangers in the House (1942)
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(95 mins.)
Director: Henri Decoin
 
36.
Calmos (1976)
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Two men flee to the countryside to escape their sexual duties and settle for a quiet, rustic life. (97 mins.)
Director: Bertrand Blier
 
37.
Florence est folle (1944)
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(101 mins.)
Director: Georges Lacombe
 
38.
Blue Velvet (1986)
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The discovery of a severed human ear found in a field leads a young man on an investigation related to a beautiful, mysterious nightclub singer and a group of psychopathic criminals who have kidnapped her child. (120 mins.)
Director: David Lynch
 
39.
Fargo (1996)
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Jerry Lundegaard's inept crime falls apart due to his and his henchmen's bungling and the persistent police work of the quite pregnant Marge Gunderson. (98 mins.)
Director: Joel Coen
 
40.
The Canyons (2013)
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When Christian, an LA trust-fund kid with casual ties to Hollywood, learns of a secret affair between Tara and the lead of his film project, Ryan, he spirals out of control, and his cruel mind games escalate into an act of bloody violence. (99 mins.)
Director: Paul Schrader
 
41.
Super Fly (1972)
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The daily routine of cocaine dealer Priest who wants to score one more super deal and retire. (93 mins.)
 
42.
Love & Money (1982)
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A billionaire businessman hires a man to influence a South American dictator. He winds up having an affair with the billionaire's wife. (90 mins.)
Director: James Toback
 
43.
La menace (1977)
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The main character is unhappily married and has an affair. When his wife finds out, she lures his girlfriend to a cliff and throws herself of it... (117 mins.)
Director: Alain Corneau
 
44.
Deliverance (1972)
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Intent on seeing the Cahulawassee River before it's turned into one huge lake, outdoor fanatic Lewis Medlock takes his friends on a river-rafting trip they'll never forget into the dangerous American back-country. (110 mins.)
Director: John Boorman
 
45.
Going Places (1974)
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Two whimsical, aimless thugs harass and assault women, steal, murder, and alternately charm, fight, or sprint their way out of trouble... (150 mins.)
Director: Bertrand Blier
 
46.
The Assassination (1965)
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The assasination of Heydrich in Prague during WWII. (104 mins.)
Director: Jirí Sequens
 
47.
A Bad Son (1980)
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Bruno is released from prison. He looks for a job and tries to start a new life. His first stop is at his father's apartment. (110 mins.)
Director: Claude Sautet
 
48.
Alléluia (2014)
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Fervidly dark lovesick horror inspired by the real-life criminal duo, the Lonely Hearts Killers. (93 mins.)
Director: Fabrice Du Welz
 
49.
Wake in Fright (1971)
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After a bad gambling bet, a schoolteacher is marooned in a town full of crazy, drunk, violent men who threaten to make him just as crazy, drunk, and violent. (108 mins.)
Director: Ted Kotcheff
 
50.
Das Boot (1981)
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The claustrophobic world of a WWII German U-boat; boredom, filth, and sheer terror. (149 mins.)
 
51.
Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)
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A spy organization recruits an unrefined, but promising street kid into the agency's ultra-competitive training program, just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius. (129 mins.)
Director: Matthew Vaughn
 
53.
Ménage (1986)
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A bisexual petty criminal named Bob encounters a married couple arguing in a bar. Bob breaks up the... (84 mins.)
Director: Bertrand Blier
 
54.
Jackie Brown (1997)
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A middle-aged woman finds herself in the middle of a huge conflict that will either make her a profit or cost her life. (154 mins.)
 
55.
7 morts sur ordonnance (1975)
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Dr. Brézé and his sons, all surgeons with limited abilities fight any competition on their sector with all means. (105 mins.)
Director: Jacques Rouffio
 
56.
As the Moon (1977)
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(90 mins.)
Director: Joël Séria
 
57.
Do the Right Thing (1989)
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On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone's hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence. (120 mins.)
Director: Spike Lee
 
58.
The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988)
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An anthropologist goes to Haiti after hearing rumors about a drug used by black magic practitioners to turn people into zombies. (98 mins.)
Director: Wes Craven
 
59.
The Dictator's Guns (1965)
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Jacques Cournot, a freelance skipper, is hired by Mr Hendrix in Santo Domingo, first of all to advise him regarding the acquisition of a sailing boat... (103 mins.)
Director: Claude Sautet