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1. Mer eller mindre mann (2012)
75 min | Comedy, Drama
35 year old Henrik is to establish himself with a pregnant girlfriend in a new apartment and start a new job. But he has some rather childish childhood friends, and is Henrik really ready to go from boy to more ore less a man?
2. En som deg (2012)
85 min | Drama, Romance
On holiday in Istanbul Kaisa meets Jacob and she falls head over heels in love. The day after Jakob leaves back home, without Kajsa even knowing his last name. Some time later they meet up again, but Jakob doesn't remember their fling.
3. Kompani Orheim (2012)
104 min | Drama
Jarle Klepp gets a message that forces his mind back to something he'd rather forgotten - his childhood with his father in Stavanger. When "Orheim" was his surname.
4. Ginger & Rosa (2012)
PG-13 | 90 min | Drama
A look at the lives of two teenage girls - inseparable friends Ginger and Rosa -- growing up in 1960s London as the Cuban Missile Crisis looms, and the pivotal event that comes to redefine their relationship.
Votes: 8,958 | Gross: $1.01M
5. Midnight's Children (2012)
TV-14 | 146 min | Drama
A pair of children, born within moments of India gaining independence from Britain, grow up in the country that is nothing like their parent's generation.
Votes: 2,514 | Gross: $0.14M
6. Jagten (2012)
R | 115 min | Drama
A teacher lives a lonely life, all the while struggling over his son's custody. His life slowly gets better as he finds love and receives good news from his son, but his new luck is about to be brutally shattered by an innocent little lie.
Votes: 210,401 | Gross: $0.69M
7. Djúpið (2012)
Not Rated | 95 min | Action, Drama
Based on actual events, a fisherman tries to survive in the freezing ocean after his boat capsizes off the south coast of Iceland.
8. Akaneiro no yakusoku: Sanba da kingyo (2012)
98 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
A Brazilian immigrant boy in Japan finds a strangely glowing blue Goldfish that turns out to be the spirit of a Chinese Princess who came to Japan long long ago. He and his friend Hanako ... See full summary »
9. The Pretty Time Bomb (2012)
77 min | Comedy, Drama
Teru, the world's most useless detective, meets with a mysterious young girl called Kurara, who has an extraordinary talent for getting involved in accidents and incidents. Not to mention, ... See full summary »
10. The Sapphires (2012)
PG-13 | 103 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
It's 1968, and four young, talented Australian Aboriginal girls learn about love, friendship and war when their all-girl group The Sapphires entertain the US troops in Vietnam.
Votes: 11,403 | Gross: $2.45M
11. Eastern Bandits (2012)
Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, History
The movie is set during the Japanese invasion of China. The story is told from the perspective of Gao - a soldier seeking revenge from the Japanese. He is trying to assassinate the visiting... See full summary »
An Inaccurate Memoir
12. Ne nous soumets pas à la tentation (2011)
105 min | Drama
A teenager girl intrudes a quite couple's life.
Lead Us Not Into Temptation
13. Mumbai's King (2012)
77 min | Drama
Rahul, a mischievous adolescent roams the rain soaked slums of Mumbai with Arbaaz, a balloon selling boy. They escape harsh reality of life by roasting stolen potatoes; stealing an auto rickshaw for a joyride; chasing girls, etc.
98 min | Documentary
Far Out Isn't Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story depicts one man's wild, lifelong adventure of testing societal boundaries through his use of subversive art. This 98-minute film combines ... See full summary »
Votes: 285 | Gross: $0.03M
15. A vizsga (2011)
R | 89 min | Drama, Thriller
1957, Budapest. A young defense officer's loyalty is tested by his mentor in a highly deceptive spy game.
16. Allez, Eddy! (2012)
100 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
The eleven year old cycling talent Freddy is the son of a butcher in an idyllic village in no man's land. His isolated life is turned upside down completely in 1975 when the first ... See full summary »
Come on, Eddy!
18. Welcome Home (V) (2012)
73 min | Drama, Romance
After a long journey, Lila, arrives home. She immediately finds herself experiencing three extremely intense moments. An encounter with an Iranian, a personal break-up and a confrontation with young Eurocrats with transform her life.
20. Sparks (I) (2013)
Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Thriller
A masked vigilante who discovers the dark side to heroism. Going after the nation's most notorious super criminal leaves Sparks' life and reputation in ruins.
21. One Small Hitch (2013)
Not Rated | 105 min | Comedy, Romance
On a flight home to Chicago for a family wedding, childhood friends Josh and Molly innocently agree to fake a wedding engagement to make Josh's dying father happy. Things quickly get out of... See full summary »
Votes: 3,607 | Gross: $0.01M
22. Leave of Absence (2013)
71 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After an uninspired waiter receives a one-month medical leave of absence, his girlfriend gives him those thirty days to figure out his life.
23. The Playback Singer (2013)
91 min | Comedy, Drama
THE PLAYBACK SINGER tells the story of an aimless, would-be, jungle-gym architect who finds his existence disrupted - and his marriage upended - when his prickly, Indian, B-movie playback ... See full summary »
24. Wampler's Ascent (2013)
77 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama
All people face challenges throughout their life and this is an unprecedented look at one man's journey of terror and sheer will to overcome all odds as he try's to concur one of the biggest human feats of ever attempted.
25. Aftermath (I) (2013)
R | 84 min | Crime, Thriller
A dark comedy about one man's overreaction! Roma's (Anthony Michael Hall) perfect life unravels when his foreman goes missing and he chooses to fire the wrong guy.
26. Twenty Million People (2013)
Not Rated | 75 min | Comedy, Romance
When Brian's new girlfriend, a stand-up comedian, suddenly disappears, he enlists the help of his broken-hearted best friend and imaginary characters from a cliché romantic comedy to find her.
27. The Believers (2012)
TV-14 | 83 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
"The Believers" follows how two scientists have coped with ruined reputations after announcing the discovery of 'cold fusion' in 1989, even as a community of believers continues to search for evidence of its truth.
28. The Racket Boys (2011)
85 min | Comedy, Drama
A modern comedy about two men and a woman driving from Los Angeles to San Francisco for individual reasons, but the same goal -- finding happiness and a reason for it all. A simple story of... See full summary »
29. Balkan Melodie (2012)
93 min | Documentary, Biography, History
The film tells the story of Marcel Cellier who traveled to Eastern Europe, where he collected and documented sounds that were up until then unknown in the west. They made this music ... See full summary »
Director: Stefan Schwietert
30. Hunky Dory (2011)
Not Rated | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
In the heat of the summer of 1976, drama teacher Vivienne fights sweltering heat and general teenage apathy to put on an end-of-term version of Shakespeare's The Tempest.
Votes: 1,017 | Gross: $0.02M
31. The Only Real Game (2013)
Unrated | 82 min | Documentary, Sport
Manipur, a volatile border state in northeast India, defies gun violence, trafficking and HIV/AIDS through love of America's National Pastime - or as Babe Ruth called it "the only real game in the world."
Votes: 20 | Gross: $0.01M
Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary
He pitched to Willie Mays, suited up for the Celtics, stepped into the ring with Archie Moore and even took a few snaps as quarterback for the Detroit Lions. But George Plimpton was no ... See full summary »
33. Désordres (2012)
101 min | Thriller
Vincent, Marie and their son have just moved from Paris into a farm near a small town in the south of France. He is a history and geography teacher, who looks forward to a quieter life, ... See full summary »
34. Ve stínu (2012)
106 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
In the former Czechoslovakia, 1950s, police captain Hakl investigates a jewelery robbery. An opened safe deposit leads to a known burglar. What seems an easy case soon starts to tangle. ... See full summary »
35. Fu cheng mi shi (2012)
98 min | Crime, Drama
Lu Jie is having coffee with her desperate friend Sang Qi, who believes her husband is cheating on her. At the same time at a hotel across the road from the coffee shop, Lu Jie sees her ... See full summary »
36. Birth of the Living Dead (2013)
Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary
Votes: 1,354 | Gross: $0.01M
37. Hecho en China (2012)
Not Rated | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
For his 50th birthday Marcos only receives an invitation to the wedding of the only woman he loved; 30 years ago. With the chinese mafia after his restaurant and the shattered dream of ... See full summary »
Made in China
38. A Coffee in Berlin (2012)
Not Rated | 86 min | Comedy, Drama
An aimless university dropout attempts to make sense of life as he spends one fateful day wandering the streets of Berlin.
Votes: 12,462 | Gross: $0.15M
39. El yazisi (2012)
96 min | Comedy, Drama
One Day or Another
40. Polski film (2012)
113 min | Comedy
Tomás Matonoha, Pavel Liska, Josef Polásek and Marek Daniel met during their studies at JAMU (Janacek's Academy of Performing Arts) and created a creative foursome bound together with close... See full summary »
41. O nyom (2012)
80 min | Drama | Completed
For the characters life prepares a tragic test - test of love, loyalty and honor. Each of them must make hard choices, sometimes sacrificing their lives for the happiness of their loved ... See full summary »
43. El muerto y ser feliz (2012)
92 min | Drama
El Muerto is the story of a Spanish man in Argentina who one day becomes aware on the upper floor of a hospital in Buenos Aires of his approaching death. He decides to escape, to flee ... See full summary »
44. Detonator (2013)
Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Sully fights to hold on to his family when a toxic friend resurfaces. In this gritty thriller, Sully, former frontman of a once prominent punk band, anxiously trudges toward a new world in ... See full summary »
45. Toata lumea din familia noastra (2012)
107 min | Drama
Marius is a divorced man in his late thirties. His five year-old daughter Sofia lives with her mother, which causes Marius a deep frustration. On the day Marius arrives to take his daughter... See full summary »
47. Offline (I) (2012)
After seven years in prison, Rudy Vandekerckhove has set himself two clear objectives: get back to work as a washing machine repairman, and - more importantly - become reconciled with the ... See full summary »
48. Panihida (2012)
61 min | Drama, Family, History
Moldova: At the funeral of an old woman, tradition and modernity meet in an explosion of emotions, memories and absurdities.
49. Ruta de la luna (2012)
80 min | Drama
Route of the Moon
51. Nije ti zivot pjesma Havaja (2011)
50 min | Documentary
Do you remember the last time you've talked to your parents? What did you talk about? Have you gone step further from weather forecast and daily politics? Five years after last gathering, a... See full summary »
Director: Dana Budisavljevic
53. The Scar (2012)
90 min | Drama
Homme taciturne et sombre, Richard est marqué à vie. Contremaître dans une entreprise de recyclage, Richard s'est joint à l'équipe de cosom locale. C'est là qu'il retrouve Richard, un ... See full summary »
54. Molly Maxwell (2013)
90 min | Drama, Romance
At Phoenix Progressive School, where everyone tries to outdo each other with creative self-expression, 16-year-old Molly Maxwell (Lola Tash) would rather be invisible than risk revealing ... See full summary »
55. Dose of Reality (2013)
95 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
2AM, closing time: A cocky bar manager with a shady past and a young handsome bartender discover a beautiful woman bloodied and unconscious in the bathroom of a late night lounge. When she ... See full summary »