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1. Russkiy kovcheg (2002)

Not Rated | 99 min | Drama, Fantasy, History

7.4
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86 Metascore

A 19th century French aristocrat, notorious for his scathing memoirs about life in Russia, travels through the Russian State Hermitage Museum and encounters historical figures from the last 200+ years.

Director: Aleksandr Sokurov | Stars: Sergey Dreyden, Mariya Kuznetsova, Leonid Mozgovoy, Mikhail Piotrovsky

Votes: 15,939 | Gross: $0.04M

Russia

2. Gol Krali (1981)

81 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

7.1
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Said funny events that have to be engaged to endear himself to the beloved players.

Director: Kartal Tibet | Stars: Kemal Sunal, Yavuz Simsek, Suna Yildizoglu, Gölge Basar

Votes: 2,395

Turkey

3. Tulpan (2008)

Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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88 Metascore

On the steppes of Kazakhstan, Asa lives in a yurt with his sister Samal, her husband Ondas, and their three children. Ondas is a herdsman, tough and strong. It's dry, dusty, and windy; too ... See full summary »

Director: Sergei Dvortsevoy | Stars: Askhat Kuchencherekov, Tolepbergen Baisakalov, Samal Yeslyamova, Ondas Besikbasov

Votes: 2,785 | Gross: $0.16M

Kazakhstan

4. Aprilis Suskhi (2010)

15 min | Short, Drama

8.1
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The story of a Soviet military serviceman and a male Georgian dancer. An anti-violence film about the awakening of human instinct in an invader.

Director: Tornike Bziava | Stars: Malkhaz Jorbenadze, Mirian Garuchava, Rezo Chanishvili, Levan Nutsubidze

Votes: 57

Georgia

5. Al-ard (1969)

130 min | Drama

8.3
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A small peasant village's struggles against the careless inroads of the large local landowner, The Land shows why political oppression does not necessarily lead to a sense of solidarity among the disinherited.

Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Hamdy Ahmed, Yehia Chahine, Ezzat El Alaili, Tawfik El Deken

Votes: 861

Egypt

6. Buta (2011)

98 min | Drama

7.3
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"Buta" is the story of a lonely 7-year old boy (named Buta), who lives in a mountain village with his grandmother. He is befriended by an old man, a liquid soap merchant who once loved (and... See full summary »

Director: Ilgar Najaf | Stars: Rafig Guliyev, Tofig Aliyev, Elnur Karimov, Laman Nabiyeva

Votes: 41

Azerbaijan

7. Parajanov: The Last Spring (1992)

55 min | Documentary

6.5
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Made in wartime and edited in candlelight, Mikhail Vartanov's rarely-seen masterpiece tells about his friendship with the genius Sergei Parajanov who was imprisoned by KGB "at the peak of ... See full summary »

Directors: Mikhail Vartanov, Sergei Parajanov | Stars: Sergei Parajanov, Mikhail Vartanov, Sofiko Chiaureli, Aleksandr Kaydanovskiy

Votes: 179

Armenia

8. Warrior Cock (2011)

3 min | Animation, Short, Action

4.5
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A duty-bound rooster fights ancient stone monsters to defend his witless hens.

Director: Billie Liao | Stars: Evan M. Flory, Billie Liao

Votes: 10

Tuvalu

9. Tongan Ark (2012)

93 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.0
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Ancient philosophy, opera and Tongan culture come together in this intimate portrait of a teacher, his school and his people as they navigate a sea of repression and doubt in a small but troubled Pacific island kingdom.

Director: Paul Janman | Stars: Futa Helu, 'Atolomake Helu, Sisi'uno Helu, Kik Velt

Votes: 8

Tonga

10. O le tulafale (2011)

110 min | Drama

7.0
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Saili, an unassuming villager & taro farmer, lives happily with his beautiful wife Vaaiga and her teenage daughter Litia. Their existence, whilst happy and peaceful; is unconventional. ... See full summary »

Director: Tusi Tamasese | Stars: Fa'afiaula Sanote, Tausili Pushparaj, Salamasina Mataia, Ioata Tanielu

Votes: 274

Samoa

11. Tinpis Run (1991)

94 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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"Papa", one of the chiefs of a tribe in the highlands, is taxi driver of a "Tinpis", a collective bush-taxi. Saved from an accident by Naaki, a young man from the city, he offers him his ... See full summary »

Director: Pengau Nengo | Stars: Suzi Buri, Gerard Gabud, Leo Konga, Rhoda Selan

Votes: 39

Papua new guinea

12. The Last Reef 3D (2012)

Not Rated | 40 min | Documentary, Short, Family

7.4
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From the Academy-Award nominated creators of the Broadway show STOMP and the award-winning film Wild Ocean, The Last Reef is an uplifting, inspirational large-format and 3D cinema ... See full summary »

Directors: Luke Cresswell, Steve McNicholas

Votes: 234

Palau

13. Vigil (1984)

90 min | Drama

6.9
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A lonely girl living on an isolated, mist-cloaked farm is confronted with the changes wrought by a stranger that arrives.

Director: Vincent Ward | Stars: Penelope Stewart, Frank Whitten, Bill Kerr, Fiona Kay

Votes: 367

New zealand

14. Revolution (II) (2012)

PG | 85 min | Documentary, Adventure, Family

7.6
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53 Metascore

Filmmaker Rob Stewart advances the theory that though humans depend on the natural world for subsistence, humans are nature's greatest enemy.

Director: Rob Stewart | Stars: Nnimmo Bassey, Krystyna Bednarska, Adrienne Maree Brown, Lester Brown

Votes: 352

Federated states of micronesia

15. Lañinbwil's Gift (2011)

99 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

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Laninbwil's Gift is the story of Jacob, an old island man with a complicated secret. When Jacob was a teenager, a noniep, a Marshallese fairy known for helping troubled souls, transformed ... See full summary »

Directors: Suzanne Chutaro, Jack Niedenthal | Stars: Iohaan Anjolok, Netha Gideon, Martha Horiuchi, Randon Jack

Marshall islands

16. Paradise Found: The Phoenix Islands (2008 Video)

20 min | Documentary, Short

6.6
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In a remote corner of the Pacific, the nation of Kiribati has created the world's largest marine reserve, the Phoenix Islands Protected Area. The reserve covers 410,500 square kilometers ... See full summary »

Votes: 7

Kiribati

17. Pear ta ma 'on maf (2004)

87 min | Drama

6.1
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A coming of age story about a young woman, Viki, attempting to escape the stifling conformity of island culture. Inspired by the myth of the Warrior Woman, Viki recovers from the death of her father and fights for justice and freedom.

Director: Vilsoni Hereniko | Stars: Sapeta Taito, Rena Owen, Voi Fesaitu, Elisapeti Kafonika Inia

Votes: 105

Fiji

18. Babe (1995)

G | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.8
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83 Metascore

Babe, a pig raised by sheepdogs, learns to herd sheep with a little help from Farmer Hoggett.

Director: Chris Noonan | Stars: James Cromwell, Magda Szubanski, Christine Cavanaugh, Miriam Margolyes

Votes: 102,087 | Gross: $66.60M

Australia

19. The Third Man (1949)

Not Rated | 93 min | Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller

8.2
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Pulp novelist Holly Martins travels to shadowy, postwar Vienna, only to find himself investigating the mysterious death of an old friend, Harry Lime.

Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli, Trevor Howard

Votes: 128,316 | Gross: $0.45M

United Kingdom

20. 9th Company (2005)

R | 139 min | Action, Drama, History

7.2
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Young Soviet Army recruits are stuck in the bloody war in Afghanistan, that was started by politicians.

Director: Fedor Bondarchuk | Stars: Artur Smolyaninov, Aleksey Chadov, Konstantin Kryukov, Ivan Kokorin

Votes: 17,728

Ukraine

21. Three Colors: White (1994)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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88 Metascore

After his wife divorces him, a Polish immigrant plots to get even with her.

Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski | Stars: Zbigniew Zamachowski, Julie Delpy, Janusz Gajos, Jerzy Stuhr

Votes: 50,039 | Gross: $1.46M

Switzerland

22. Persona (1966)

Not Rated | 83 min | Drama, Thriller

8.1
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A nurse is put in charge of a mute actress and finds that their personas are melding together.

Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Bibi Andersson, Liv Ullmann, Margaretha Krook, Gunnar Björnstrand

Votes: 73,174

Sweden

23. The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972)

PG | 102 min | Comedy

8.0
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93 Metascore

A surreal, virtually plotless series of dreams centered around six middle-class people and their consistently interrupted attempts to have a meal together.

Director: Luis Buñuel | Stars: Fernando Rey, Delphine Seyrig, Paul Frankeur, Bulle Ogier

Votes: 30,570 | Gross: $0.20M

Spain

24. Cirkus Columbia (2010)

Not Rated | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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57 Metascore

A story set in the former Yugoslavia and centered on a guy who returns to Herzegovina from Germany with plenty of cash and hopes for a good new life.

Director: Danis Tanovic | Stars: Predrag 'Miki' Manojlovic, Mira Furlan, Boris Ler, Jelena Stupljanin

Votes: 2,225 | Gross: $0.00M

Slovenia

25. Zelary (2003)

R | 150 min | Romance, Drama

7.7
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66 Metascore

A nurse and her surgeon-lover are part of a resistance movement in 1940s Czechoslovakia. When they are discovered, her lover flees and she must find a place to hide. A patient whose life ... See full summary »

Director: Ondrej Trojan | Stars: Anna Geislerová, György Cserhalmi, Ivan Trojan, Jaroslava Adamová

Votes: 3,037 | Gross: $0.33M

Slovakia

26. Carlston za Ognjenku (2008)

86 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.9
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Story of two sisters that grew up in a small Serbian village in the beginning of the 1930s. The village is torn up by wars and years long blood oath. There are no men left in the village. ... See full summary »

Director: Uros Stojanovic | Stars: Katarina Radivojevic, Sonja Kolacaric, Stefan Kapicic, Nenad Jezdic

Votes: 2,096

Serbia

27. The Last Alchemist (2012)

30 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy

6.9
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In a cave an ancient and mysterious rite is about to be performed. Seven girls will be sacrificed to grant another life to the thousand-years-old alchemist Felix. Only the off-duty cop Paul... See full summary »

Director: Michele Massari | Stars: Franco Nero, Agnese Brici, Claudia Gaffuri, Fabio Galli

Votes: 33

San Marino

28. Nea Mãrin miliardar (1979)

88 min | Comedy

8.5
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A Romanian peasant, visiting a friend who is working at a hotel on the Black Sea Riviera, is mistaken for a look-alike rich American businessman.

Director: Sergiu Nicolaescu | Stars: Amza Pellea, Draga Olteanu Matei, Jean Constantin, Stefan Mihailescu-Braila

Votes: 2,775

Romania

29. The Courtyard of the Ballads (1942)

121 min | Comedy, Musical

7.8
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This classic of Portuguese cinema depicts the friendships and rivalries of the inhabitants of a square in downtown Lisbon, where exists a spirit of familiarity between neighbors.

Director: Francisco Ribeiro | Stars: Maria das Neves, Vasco Santana, António Silva, Laura Alves

Votes: 952

Portugal

30. The Double Life of Veronique (1991)

R | 98 min | Drama, Fantasy, Music

7.9
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86 Metascore

Two parallel stories about two identical women; one living in Poland, the other in France. They don't know each other, but their lives are nevertheless profoundly connected.

Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski | Stars: Irène Jacob, Wladyslaw Kowalski, Halina Gryglaszewska, Kalina Jedrusik

Votes: 32,660 | Gross: $2.00M

Poland

31. Naboer (2005)

Unrated | 75 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.5
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John has just been left by his girlfriend Ingrid. That day he allows himself to be seduced into a mystical and scary world, where it is impossible to separate truth from the lies

Director: Pål Sletaune | Stars: Kristoffer Joner, Cecilie A. Mosli, Julia Schacht, Anna Bache-Wiig

Votes: 7,857

Norway

32. Turkish Delight (1973)

R | 108 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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Sort of a cross between "Love Story" and an earthy Rembrandt painting, this movie stars Rutger Hauer as a gifted Dutch sculptor who has a stormy, erotic, and star-crossed romance with a ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Verhoeven | Stars: Monique van de Ven, Rutger Hauer, Tonny Huurdeman, Wim van den Brink

Votes: 8,516

Netherlands

33. Parada (2011)

115 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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A homophobic, middle-aged, Serbian gangster ends up sacrificing himself to protect Gay freedom in his country. RADMILO (35) and MIRKO (30) are young and successful gay couple, and they ... See full summary »

Director: Srdjan Dragojevic | Stars: Nikola Kojo, Milos Samolov, Hristina Popovic, Goran Jevtic

Votes: 10,106

Motenegro

34. Blood and Black Lace (1964)

Not Rated | 84 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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A shadowy killer in black brutally murders fashion models.

Director: Mario Bava | Stars: Cameron Mitchell, Eva Bartok, Thomas Reiner, Ariana Gorini

Votes: 6,207

Monaco

35. Lautarii (1972)

140 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.5
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Leader of a traveling gypsy band from the steppes of Bessarabia (now Moldova), Toma Alistar is a skilled violinist whose fame takes him on tours around European capitals and royal courts. ... See full summary »

Director: Emil Loteanu | Stars: Serghei Lunchevici, Dumitru Hãbãsescu, Jenea Rolko, Galina Vodnyatskaya

Votes: 206

Moldova

36. La chèvre (1981)

91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.4
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When the accident-prone daughter of a French businessman disappears in Mexico and the detective sent down to find her returns empty-handed, the businessman's company psychologist comes up ... See full summary »

Director: Francis Veber | Stars: Pierre Richard, Gérard Depardieu, Pedro Armendáriz Jr., Corynne Charbit

Votes: 6,374

Malta

37. Karaula (2006)

94 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

7.7
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A small border post on the Yugoslav-Albanian border in the spring of 1987. Frustrated and always drunk, lieutenant Pasic feels a strange pain in his groins. He seeks help from the only ... See full summary »

Director: Rajko Grlic | Stars: Toni Gojanovic, Sergej Trifunovic, Emir Hadzihafizbegovic, Verica Nedeska

Votes: 4,939

Macedonia

38. Eros (2004)

R | 104 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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51 Metascore

Three short films, one each from Directors Michelangelo Antonioni, Steven Soderbergh, and Wong Kar Wai, address the themes of love and sex.

Directors: Michelangelo Antonioni, Steven Soderbergh, Kar-Wai Wong | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Alan Arkin, Li Gong, Chen Chang

Votes: 5,453 | Gross: $0.19M

Luxembourg

39. Before Flying Back to Earth (2005)

52 min | Documentary

8.8
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A short documentary about a hospital ward for children with leukemia in Lithuania.

Director: Arunas Matelis

Votes: 1,091

Lithuania

40. Eugénie (1973)

X | 86 min | Drama, Thriller

6.0
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Eugenie, a beautiful but shy young girl, lives with her stepfather, a famous writer specializing in stories of erotica. One day she happens to read one of his "erotic" books and its power ... See full summary »

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Soledad Miranda, Paul Muller, Andrea Montchal, Greta Schmidt

Votes: 727

Liechtenstein

41. The Soviet Story (2008)

Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, History, War

8.1
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The Soviet Story offers an alternative history of an Allied power, which helped the Nazis to fight Jews and which slaughtered its own people on an industrial scale.

Director: Edvins Snore | Stars: Jon Strickland, Vladimir Bukovsky, V.I. Lenin, Norman Davies

Votes: 2,787

Latvia

42. La Dolce Vita (1960)

Not Rated | 174 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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93 Metascore

A series of stories following a week in the life of a philandering paparazzo journalist living in Rome.

Director: Federico Fellini | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Anita Ekberg, Anouk Aimée, Yvonne Furneaux

Votes: 54,375 | Gross: $19.52M

Italy

43. The Field (1990)

PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Thriller

7.4
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"Bull" McCabe's family has farmed a field for generations, sacrificing endlessly for the sake of the land, and when the widow, who owns the field, decides to sell the field in a public ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Sheridan | Stars: Richard Harris, John Hurt, Sean Bean, Frances Tomelty

Votes: 4,752 | Gross: $1.41M

Irland

44. Gilitrutt (1957)

60 min | Family

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Director: Jónas Jónasson | Stars: Róbert Arnfinnsson, Ágústa Guðmundsdóttir, Martha Ingimarsdóttir, Valgarð Runólfsson

Iceland

45. Satantango (1994)

450 min | Drama

8.5
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Plotting on a payment they are about to receive, residents of a collapsing collective farm see their plans turn into desolation when they discover that Irimiás, a former co-worker who they thought was dead, is coming back to the village.

Director: Béla Tarr | Stars: Mihály Vig, Putyi Horváth, László feLugossy, Éva Almássy Albert

Votes: 7,070

Hungary

46. To koritsi me ta mavra (1956)

100 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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Marina's sister drowned herself, her brother is both headstrong and weak, and her widowed mother has a reputation for sleeping around. Plus, Marina, who's family was rich before the war, is... See full summary »

Director: Mihalis Kakogiannis | Stars: Ellie Lambeti, Dimitris Horn, Eleni Zafeiriou, Stephanos Stratigos

Votes: 734

Greece

47. M (1931)

Not Rated | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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When the police in a German city are unable to catch a child-murderer, other criminals join in the manhunt.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Peter Lorre, Ellen Widmann, Inge Landgut, Otto Wernicke

Votes: 112,623 | Gross: $0.03M

Germany

48. The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928)

Not Rated | 114 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.2
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In 1431, Jeanne d'Arc is placed on trial on charges of heresy. The ecclesiastical jurists attempt to force Jeanne to recant her claims of holy visions.

Director: Carl Theodor Dreyer | Stars: Maria Falconetti, Eugene Silvain, André Berley, Maurice Schutz

Votes: 31,729 | Gross: $0.02M

France

49. Jäniksen vuosi (1977)

129 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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Young advertising executive Vatanen suddenly quits his job and his whole life in Helsinki, and decides to spend a while in the Finnish wilderness. A wounded hare hit by a car becomes his ... See full summary »

Director: Risto Jarva | Stars: Antti Litja, Kauko Helovirta, Markku Huhtamo, Paavo Hukkinen

Votes: 1,063

Finland

50. Klass (2007)

99 min | Drama

8.0
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An average guy of an Estonian high-school decides to defend his bullied classmate. This starts war between him and the informal leader of the class. As teenagers' honour is a touchy thing, everything ends in bloodshed.

Director: Ilmar Raag | Stars: Vallo Kirs, Pärt Uusberg, Lauri Pedaja, Paula Solvak

Votes: 12,546

Estonia

51. Gertrud (1964)

Not Rated | 116 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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In the elegant world of artists and musicians, Gertrud ends her marriage to Gustav and takes a lover, the composer Erland Jansson.

Director: Carl Theodor Dreyer | Stars: Nina Pens Rode, Bendt Rothe, Ebbe Rode, Baard Owe

Votes: 4,421

Denmark

52. Conspirators of Pleasure (1996)

85 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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Six outwardly average individuals have elaborate fetishes they indulge with surreptitious care. A mousy letter carrier makes dough balls she grotesquely ingests before bed. A shop clerk ... See full summary »

Director: Jan Svankmajer | Stars: Petr Meissel, Gabriela Wilhelmová, Barbora Hrzánová, Anna Wetlinská

Votes: 2,677

Czech Republic

53. The Cherry Orchard (1999)

Not Rated | 141 min | Drama

6.5
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56 Metascore

Madame Ranevskaya (Rampling) is a spoiled aging aristocratic lady, who returns from a trip to Paris to face the loss of her magnificent Cherry Orchard estate after a default on the mortgage... See full summary »

Director: Mihalis Kakogiannis | Stars: Charlotte Rampling, Alan Bates, Katrin Cartlidge, Owen Teale

Votes: 518 | Gross: $0.14M

Cyprus

54. Sonja i bik (2012)

103 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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A comedy about two people with different world-views, from different places, whose fate, with the help from a bull Garonja (a name given to the black bulls in villages of Croatia), ... See full summary »

Director: Vlatka Vorkapic | Stars: Judita Frankovic, Goran Bogdan, Dejan Acimovic, Ivo Gregurevic

Votes: 1,575

Croatia

55. Sbogom, priyateli! (1970)

97 min | Drama

7.7
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Boev, an enthusiastic form master, is trying hard to establish rapport with his final-year students. His frankness, buoyancy and good nature soon make him a universal favorite. The only one... See full summary »

Director: Borislav Sharaliev | Stars: Vladimir Smirnov, Mladen Mladenov, Tania Massalitinova, Nikolai Binev

Votes: 52

Bulgaria

56. No Man's Land (I) (2001)

R | 98 min | Drama, War

8.0
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84 Metascore

Bosnia and Herzegovina during 1993 at the time of the heaviest fighting between the two warring sides. Two soldiers from opposing sides in the conflict, Nino and Ciki, become trapped in no man's land, whilst a third soldier becomes a living booby trap.

Director: Danis Tanovic | Stars: Branko Djuric, Rene Bitorajac, Filip Sovagovic, Georges Siatidis

Votes: 40,120 | Gross: $1.06M

Bosnia and herzegovina

57. Les tueurs fous (1972)

82 min | Crime, Horror

6.5
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Director: Boris Szulzinger | Stars: Georges Aminel, Georges Aubert, Marc Audier, Christian Barbier

Votes: 32

Belgium

58. V avguste 44-go (2001)

109 min | Action, Mystery, Drama

7.6
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The movie is set in Belarus, where a team of counter-intelligence officers is given only three days to find a German radio operator posing as a Soviet soldier, behind soviet lines, on the ... See full summary »

Director: Mikhail Ptashuk | Stars: Evgeniy Mironov, Vladislav Galkin, Yuri Kolokolnikov, Aleksey Petrenko

Votes: 986

Belarus

59. The City Without Jews (1924)

80 min | Drama

6.2
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Jews are expelled from the city of Utopia.

Director: H.K. Breslauer | Stars: Johannes Riemann, Hans Moser, Karl Tema, Anny Miletty

Votes: 77

Austria

60. Amor idiota (2004)

104 min | Comedy

5.2
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One night, Pere-Lluc heading home drunk, hits his head on the aluminum ladder a girl is using to hang banners from the streetlights. As the days go by, he becomes more and more obsessed with her.

Director: Ventura Pons | Stars: Santi Millán, Mercè Pons, Marc Cartes, Jordi Dauder

Votes: 394

Andorra

61. Kapedani (1972)

Comedy

7.9
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Albania early 70'. A WW2 hero, retreated now at an old age at his little village struggles to adjust to the terms of the culture revolution, coming in the shape of 'equal rights for man and... See full summary »

Directors: Muharrem Fejzo, Fehmi Hoshafi | Stars: Albert Vërria, Nikolin Xhoja, Flora Mërtiri, Zagorka Shuke

Votes: 67

Albania

62. Osama (2003)

PG-13 | 83 min | Drama

7.4
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83 Metascore

The Taliban are ruling Afghanistan, they being a repressive regime especially for women, who, among other things, are not allowed to work. This situation is especially difficult for one ... See full summary »

Director: Siddiq Barmak | Stars: Marina Golbahari, Zubaida Sahar, Khwaja Nader, Mohammad Arif Herati

Votes: 7,953 | Gross: $1.13M

Afghanistan

63. From the West (2008)

9 min | Short, Mystery

8.5
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Director: Mohamed Buali | Stars: Nidhal Bader, Abdulla Rashdan, Abdulla Swayid

Votes: 8

Bahrain

64. Padma Nadir Majhi (1993)

126 min | Drama

8.2
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Hossain, a Bengali Muslim wants to establish a little Utopia on an island in the Padma delta. He doesn't care if the people who populate it are Hindu or Muslim.

Director: Goutam Ghose | Stars: Raisul Islam Asad, Champa, Rupa Ganguly, Amirul Haque Chowdhury

Votes: 512

Bangladesh

65. Travelers and Magicians (2003)

108 min | Drama, Adventure

7.5
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71 Metascore

The two men embark on parallel, if separate, journeys. Their yearning is a common one--for a better and different life. Dondup, delayed by the timeless pace of his village, is forced to ... See full summary »

Director: Khyentse Norbu | Stars: Tshewang Dendup, Sonam Lhamo, Lhakpa Dorji, Deki Yangzom

Votes: 1,887 | Gross: $0.51M

Bhutan

66. S-21, la machine de mort Khmère rouge (2003)

Unrated | 101 min | Documentary, History, War

7.3
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75 Metascore

A unique documentary on the notorious S-21 prison, today the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, with testimony by the only surviving prisoners and former Khmer Rouge guards.

Director: Rithy Panh | Stars: Khieu 'Poev' Ches, Yeay Cheu, Nhem En, Houy Him

Votes: 877 | Gross: $0.02M

Cambodia

67. The Story of Qiu Ju (1992)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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A pregnant peasant woman seeks redress from the Chinese bureaucracy after the village chief kicks her husband in the groin in this comedy of justice. As she is frustrated by each level of ... See full summary »

Director: Yimou Zhang | Stars: Li Gong, Peiqi Liu, Liuchun Yang, Kesheng Lei

Votes: 4,528 | Gross: $1.89M

China

68. Apur Sansar (1959)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama

8.3
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This final installment in Satyajit Ray's Apu Trilogy follows Apu's life as an orphaned adult aspiring to be a writer.

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Soumitra Chatterjee, Sharmila Tagore, Alok Chakravarty, Swapan Mukherjee

Votes: 8,543 | Gross: $0.02M

India

69. Naga bonar (1987)

95 min | Comedy, War

7.4
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Naga Bonar is a pickpocket. During the withdrawal of the Japanese occupying forces from Indonesia in 1945 he declares himself a general of the Liberation Forces. Soon a mask becomes his true self, and he becomes a true soldier and patriot.

Director: M.T. Risyaf | Stars: Deddy Mizwar, Nurul Arifin, Wawan Wanisar, Afrizal Anoda

Votes: 178

Indonesia

70. Taste of Cherry (1997)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama

7.7
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An Iranian man drives his truck in search of someone who will quietly bury him under a cherry tree after he commits suicide.

Director: Abbas Kiarostami | Stars: Homayoun Ershadi, Abdolrahman Bagheri, Afshin Khorshid Bakhtiari, Safar Ali Moradi

Votes: 17,050 | Gross: $0.31M

Iran

71. Half Moon (2006)

107 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.3
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72 Metascore

Mamo, an old and legendary Kurdish musician living in Iran, plans to give one final concert in Iraqi Kurdistan. After seven months of trying to get a permit and rounding up his ten sons, he... See full summary »

Director: Bahman Ghobadi | Stars: Ismail Ghaffari, Allah-Morad Rashtian, Farzin Sabooni, Kambiz Arshi

Votes: 2,136 | Gross: $0.00M

Iraq

72. Waltz with Bashir (2008)

R | 90 min | Animation, Biography, Drama

8.0
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91 Metascore

An Israeli film director interviews fellow veterans of the 1982 invasion of Lebanon to reconstruct his own memories of his term of service in that conflict.

Director: Ari Folman | Stars: Ari Folman, Ron Ben-Yishai, Ronny Dayag, Ori Sivan

Votes: 49,681 | Gross: $2.28M

Israel

73. Spirited Away (2001)

PG | 125 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

8.6
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96 Metascore

During her family's move to the suburbs, a sullen 10-year-old girl wanders into a world ruled by gods, witches, and spirits, and where humans are changed into beasts.

Directors: Hayao Miyazaki, Kirk Wise | Stars: Daveigh Chase, Suzanne Pleshette, Miyu Irino, Rumi Hiiragi

Votes: 490,806 | Gross: $10.06M

Japan

74. Captain Abu Raed (2008)

102 min | Drama

7.3
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When an old airport janitor finds a captain's hat in the trash, he gets pulled into the lives of children in his poor neighborhood. He weaves imaginary stories of his world adventures to offer hope in the face of their harsh reality.

Director: Amin Matalqa | Stars: Nadim Sawalha, Rana Sultan, Hussein Al-Sous, Odai Qedese

Votes: 1,452

Jordan

75. Bas ya Bahar (1972)

106 min | Drama

7.9
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The first feature film to be made by the state of Kuwait. It is a period piece about Kuwait before the discovery of oil when fishing was the predominant occupation. Bay Ya Bahr is the story... See full summary »

Director: Khalid Al Siddiq | Stars: Mohammed Al-Mansour, Amal Bakr, Sad Al-Faraj, Hayat Al Fahad

Votes: 197

Kuwait

76. Jamila (1994)

90 min | Drama

7.7
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In the 1940s, young Kirghiz boy falls hopelessly for Jamilla, but their love has no future.

Director: Monica Teuber | Stars: Nikolai Kinski, Linh Dan Pham, Jason Connery, Yuriy Kuznetsov

Votes: 52

Kyrgyzstan

77. Bua daeng (1988)

81 min | Drama, War

5.2
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Director: Som-Ok Southiphone | Stars: Khanthaly, Amkha Ouparasane, Vongdeuane Phonsavan, Somchit Vongsamang

Votes: 12

Laos

78. The Message (1976)

PG | 177 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.2
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This epic historical drama chronicles the life and times of Muhammad and serves as an introduction to early Islamic history.

Director: Moustapha Akkad | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Irene Papas, Michael Ansara, Johnny Sekka

Votes: 37,611

Lebanon

79. Dream Princess (1997)

Comedy, Romance

7.0
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Factory girl wins a TV contest which enables her to live out her fantasy, which is to become a princess for one day. But complications ensue when a real-life prince falls in love with her. What's a girl to do?

Director: Aziz M. Osman | Stars: Amy Mastura, Cico Harahap, Nur Aliah Lee, Hairie Othman

Votes: 25

Malaysia

80. Zaharu (2011)

132 min | Drama, Thriller

7.4
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Hussain (Ali Cezan) is an interior designer who lives in Male' with his wife and daughter. He was leading and happy and peaceful life until he meets Shaheen (Sheila Najeeb), a long lost ... See full summary »

Director: Ali Shifau | Stars: Ali Cezan, Fathmath Aflaz Faisal, Mohamed Faisal, Abdulla Hussain

Votes: 25

Maldives

81. Khurgen khuu (1971)

8.1
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Director: Dejidiin Jigjid

Votes: 19

Mongolia

82. Qiong ren, liu lian, ma yao, tou du ke (2012)

105 min | Drama

5.8
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Arranged by a smuggling syndicate, A-Hong and his young teen sister along with a group of Burmese youngsters sneak across the Myanmar/Thailand border and arrive in a remote town called ... See full summary »

Director: Midi Z | Stars: Shin-Hong Wang, Ke-Xi Wu, De-Fu Zhao, Meng-Lan Zheng

Votes: 45

Myanmar

83. Himalaya (1999)

108 min | Drama

7.5
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73 Metascore

An aging chief's last stand, lessons for the new, and the education of a young chief-to-be played against harsh Nature in Nepal's Dolpo. When his son dies returning from Tibet's salt lakes,... See full summary »

Directors: Eric Valli, Michel Debats | Stars: Thilen Lhondup, Gurgon Kyap, Lhakpa Tsamchoe, Karma Wangel

Votes: 4,649 | Gross: $2.48M

Nepal

84. Hong Kil-dong (1986)

108 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.9
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The illegitimate son of a nobleman defends peasants from greedy rulers, confounds local bandits, and struggles for permission to marry his tasty upper-crust sweetheart despite their vast societal differences. Then ninjas arrive.

Directors: Kil-in Kim, Sang-ok Shin | Stars: Chang Son Hui, Gwon Ri, Riyonun Ri, Yong Ho Ri

Votes: 337

North Korea

85. Kabhi Kabhi (1978)

6.6
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Director: Syed Wazir Ali | Stars: Sangeeta, Kaveeta, Shahid Hameed, Ghulam Mohiuddin

Votes: 110

Pakistan

86. Black Mama White Mama (1973)

R | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.6
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When two troublemaking female prisoners (one a revolutionary, the other a former harem-girl) can't seem to get along, they are chained together and extradited for safekeeping. The women, ... See full summary »

Director: Eddie Romero | Stars: Pam Grier, Margaret Markov, Sid Haig, Lynn Borden

Votes: 2,134

Philippines

87. Hawi (2010)

112 min | Drama

5.2
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Alexandria with all her charm couldn't convince Youssef to stay alive for more than ten days.

Director: Ibrahim El-Batout | Stars: Mahmoud Abodoma, Rina Aref, Hany El Dakkak, Sherief El Desouky

Votes: 423

Qatar

88. Nothing (II) (2008)

G | 3 min | Short

7.6
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Director: Abdulmohsen Al-Mutairi | Star: Turki Al-Rwaita

Votes: 7

Saudi Arabia

89. Mee Pok Man (1996)

105 min | Drama, Romance

5.8
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A painfully shy noodle-shop owner and a prostitute have a chance encounter when destiny arrives in the form of a car accident.

Director: Eric Khoo | Stars: Joe Ng, Michelle Goh, Kay Tong Lim, David Brazil

Votes: 180

Singapore

90. Oldeuboi (2003)

R | 120 min | Mystery, Thriller

8.4
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74 Metascore

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.

Director: Chan-wook Park | Stars: Min-sik Choi, Ji-tae Yu, Hye-jeong Kang, Dae-han Ji

Votes: 411,229 | Gross: $0.71M

South Korea

91. Padadaya (1998)

67 min

6.6
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Director: Linton Semage | Stars: Karu Gunaratne, Trelicia Gunawardena, Hiru Gunawardhana, Pradeep Jayathilake

Votes: 18

Sri lanka

92. Al-makhdu'un (1972)

107 min | Drama

7.5
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Set in Iraq (but shot in Syria), this is the story of three men who try to leave their impoverished and hopeless lives to get get work in Kuwait. They hire a water-truck driver to transport... See full summary »

Director: Tewfik Saleh | Stars: Mohamed Kheir-Halouani, Abderrahman Alrahy, Bassan Lofti Abou-Ghazala, Saleh Kholoki

Votes: 216

Syria

93. Qiu jue (1972)

99 min | Drama

7.3
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A thief Peigang will be executed in Autumn, however, he is the only single son for three generation in succession. His grandma try to save him ...

Director: Hsing Lee | Stars: Hui Lou Chen, Shao Ching Chou, Bi Hui Fu, Su Han

Votes: 89

Taiwan

94. Karakum (1994)

101 min | Adventure, Family

8.0
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Robert, a 13-year-old German boy starts a journey to find his father who he thinks lives in Turkmenistan. When he reaches the country, he meets a local boy named Murad, who agrees to help him in his search.

Directors: Arend Agthe, Uzmaan Saparov | Stars: Max Kullmann, Murad Orazov, Pjotr Olev, Neithardt Riedel

Votes: 47

Turkmenistan

95. The Help (2011)

PG-13 | 146 min | Drama

8.1
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62 Metascore

An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis.

Director: Tate Taylor | Stars: Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Bryce Dallas Howard

Votes: 358,673 | Gross: $169.71M

United Arab Emirates

96. Luna Papa (1999)

107 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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The unborn child of Mamlakat (Khamatova) is telling her story. She is 17, beautiful and vivacious, and dreaming secretly of becoming an actress. She lives with her father and brother (... See full summary »

Director: Bakhtyar Khudojnazarov | Stars: Chulpan Khamatova, Moritz Bleibtreu, Ato Mukhamedzhanov, Merab Ninidze

Votes: 2,876

Uzbekistan

97. Cánh dong hoang (1979)

90 min | Drama, War

7.7
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Director: Hong Sen Nguyen | Stars: Toi Lam, Thuy An Nguyen, De Xuan, Chi Hong

Votes: 98

Vietnam

98. Dirty Wars (2013)

Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

7.5
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76 Metascore

Investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill is pulled into an unexpected journey as he chases down the hidden truth behind America's expanding covert wars.

Director: Rick Rowley | Stars: Jeremy Scahill, Nasser Al Aulaqi, Saleha Al Aulaqi, Muqbal Al Kazemi

Votes: 8,377 | Gross: $0.38M

Yemen

99. Working Girl (2010)

151 min | Drama

7.9
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Dire circumstances drive a brilliant school girl into the seedy world of prostitution.

Director: Nigel Trellis | Stars: Bruce Barthley, Morrison George, Melissa Mc Leish, Terry-Ann Price

Votes: 8

Antigua and Barbuda

100. The Truce (1974)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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A man has to come to terms with his wasted youth, estranged family and grim prospects for the future.

Director: Sergio Renán | Stars: Héctor Alterio, Luis Brandoni, Ana María Picchio, Marilina Ross

Votes: 446

Argentina