SXSW 2018: Trending Titlesby IMDb-Editors | created - 23 Feb 2018 | updated - 08 Mar 2018 | Public
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1. Family (III) (2018)
R | 85 min | Comedy
Kate Stone is career-focused, and enjoys her life that way. Her brash attitude keeps relationships at arm's length, making her an outcast in her own right.
2. First Match (2018)
TV-MA | 102 min | Drama, Sport
Hardened by years in foster care, a teenage girl from Brooklyn's Brownsville neighborhood decides that joining the boys wrestling team is the only way back to her estranged father.
3. Jinn (2018)
Not Rated | 92 min | Drama
Summer is a 17-year old carefree black girl, whose world is turned upside down when her mother, a popular meteorologist named Jade Jennings, abruptly converts to Islam and becomes a ... See full summary »
4. The New Romantic (2018)
Not Rated | 82 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Frustrated with the lack of chivalrous guys her own age, a college senior gives up on dating for love to date an older man in exchange for gifts instead.
5. Sadie (I) (2018)
96 min | Drama
SADIE is the story of a girl who will stop at nothing to preserve her father's place on the home front. Sadie (Sophia Mitri Schloss) is the daughter of a soldier and models herself after ... See full summary »
10. Write When You Get Work (2018)
99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A story about money, mischief, love and entitlement, set in New York City. Ruth Duffy is getting by on an assistant's salary at a pricey school for girls in Manhattan, managing to move ... See full summary »
13. Chef Flynn (2018)
82 min | Documentary
Ten-year-old Flynn transforms his living room into a supper club using his classmates as line cooks. With sudden fame, Flynn outgrows his bedroom kitchen, and sets out to challenge the hierarchy of the culinary world.
Votes: 117 | Gross: $0.07M
14. Constructing Albert (2017)
82 min | Documentary
The most important revolution in culinary history took place in a remote cove on the Catalan coast. The Big Bang of creative discovery that was elBulli sparked from the minds of two ... See full synopsis »
15. Damsel (I) (2018)
R | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Western
It's the Wild West, circa 1870. Samuel Alabaster, an affluent pioneer, ventures across the American frontier to marry the love of his life, Penelope. As his group traverses the west, the once-simple journey grows treacherous, blurring the lines between hero, villain and damsel.
Votes: 2,005 | Gross: $0.31M
17. First Reformed (2017)
R | 113 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A minister of a small congregation in upstate New York grapples with mounting despair brought on by tragedy, worldly concerns and a tormented past.
Votes: 32,053 | Gross: $3.45M
19. Half the Picture (2018)
TV-PG | 94 min | Documentary
HALF THE PICTURE is a documentary about the dismal number of women directors working in Hollywood, using the current EEOC investigation into discriminatory hiring practices as a framework ... See full summary »
Votes: 160 | Gross: $0.02M
22. Never Goin' Back (2018)
R | 85 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Jessie and Angela, high school dropouts, are taking a week off to chill at the beach. Too bad their house got robbed, rent's due, they're about to get fired, and they're broke.
Votes: 1,495 | Gross: $0.06M
23. On Her Shoulders (2018)
95 min | Documentary, Biography
Nadia Murad, a 23-year-old Yazidi, survived genocide and sexual slavery committed by ISIS. Repeating her story to the world, this ordinary girl finds herself thrust onto the international stage as the voice of her people.
Votes: 262 | Gross: $0.03M
25. The Rider (2017)
R | 104 min | Drama, Western
After suffering a near fatal head injury, a young cowboy undertakes a search for new identity and what it means to be a man in the heartland of America.
Votes: 9,330 | Gross: $2.42M
26. Science Fair (I) (2018)
PG | 90 min | Documentary
Nine high school students from disparate corners of the globe navigate rivalries, setbacks, and hormones on their quest to win the international science fair. Only one can be named "Best in Fair."
Votes: 285 | Gross: $0.28M
27. Sorry to Bother You (2018)
R | 111 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, telemarketer Cassius Green discovers a magical key to professional success, propelling him into a universe of greed.
Votes: 38,054 | Gross: $17.49M
29. Jeannette: The Childhood of Joan of Arc (2017)
TV-PG | 105 min | History, Musical
France, 1425. In the midst of the Hundred Years' War, the young Jeannette, at the still tender age of 8, looks after her sheep in the small village of Domremy. One day, she tells her friend... See full summary »
30. A Little Wisdom (2017)
92 min | Documentary
See the world through the eyes of five-year-old Tibetan novice monk Hopakuli and share in his joys and sorrows as he endures the rigors of monastic life. A Little Wisdom endeavors to tell a... See full summary »
31. Martyr (2017)
84 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
A young man's tragic death at Beirut's seaside causes his friends to grapple with loss and to partake in his community's rites and ceremonies, exposing the city's schisms and its society's fault lines.
32. Number 37 (2018)
100 min | Thriller
Entrapped in his apartment, Randal Hendricks, a recent paraplegic, is given a gift of binoculars by his devoted girlfriend, Pam. But Randal is in financial debt to Emmie, a sadistic loan ... See full summary »
33. Rush Hour (2018)
80 min | Documentary
A documentary of three people in three different cities, Istanbul, Los Angeles, and Mexico City, sharing their experiences on commuting - a sacrifice of half their lives for the sake of supporting themselves and their families.
34. Team Hurricane (2017)
96 min | Drama
A highly stylized collage-like portrait of a group of teenage girls bonded entirely over social media. With dashes of the look of early chat rooms and crafted collaboratively with the cast ... See full summary »
36. Virus Tropical (2017)
97 min | Animation, Biography, Drama
Paola is born in a traditional Colombian family, or at least that is what they try to be. Her father is a priest, her mother is a "psychic" and her sisters are not what their parents ... See full summary »
38. Condor (2018– )
TV-MA | 60 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A young CIA analyst Joe Turner, whose idealism is tested when he joins the CIA hoping to reform it from within but stumbles onto a terrible but brilliant plan that threatens the lives of millions.
40. The Last O.G. (2018– )
TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy
An ex-con is shocked to see just how much the world has changed when he is released from prison for good behavior after a 15-year stint and returns to his newly gentrified Brooklyn neighborhood.
41. Vida (2018– )
TV-MA | 35 min | Drama
This show follows the life of two Mexican-American sisters, Emma and Lyn, from the Eastside of Los Angeles who couldn't be more different or distanced from each other. Circumstances force ... See full summary »
44. Don't Leave Home (2018)
86 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
An American artist's obsession with a disturbing urban legend leads her to an investigation of the story's origins at the crumbling estate of a reclusive painter in Ireland.
45. Elizabeth Harvest (2018)
R | 105 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A brilliant man marries a beautiful woman and shows her his home, stating that it's all hers - except a room she can't enter. First chance she enters and discovers what might be human cloning. When the husband returns she pays the price.
46. Friday's Child (2018)
PG-13 | 91 min | Crime, Drama
Fresh out of foster care at age 18, a young drifter turns to petty crime to survive, and discovers an impossible love in an unlikely friend.
47. Meow Wolf: Origin Story (2018)
88 min | Documentary
A group of artists in Santa Fe, NM become a DIY collective called Meow Wolf. Their immersive, large-scale exhibitions crack open a profitable niche in the arts industry, even as their ... See full summary »
Votes: 80 | Gross: $0.10M
48. More Human Than Human (2018)
Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary
More Human Than Human explores the promises and the complex role of Artificial Intelligence in today's world and the consequences of those promises becoming reality. In this feature length ... See full summary »
49. Perfect (II) (2018)