Popular Indie Movies on Amazon Video

by IMDb-Editors | created - 13 Jan 2017 | updated - 17 Jan 2017 | Public

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1. Café Society (2016)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

64 Metascore

In the 1930s, a Bronx native moves to Hollywood and falls in love with a young woman who is seeing a married man.

Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Steve Carell, Blake Lively

Votes: 59,704 | Gross: $11.10M

2. Bitva za Sevastopol (2015)

110 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

A story of Lyudmila Pavlichenko, the most successful female sniper in history.

Director: Sergey Mokritskiy | Stars: Yuliya Peresild, Evgeniy Tsyganov, Joan Blackham, Anatoliy Kot

Votes: 7,677

3. The Sea of Trees (2015)

PG-13 | 110 min | Drama

23 Metascore

A suicidal American befriends a Japanese man lost in a forest near Mt. Fuji and the two search for a way out.

Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Naomi Watts, Ken Watanabe, Ryoko Seta

Votes: 10,661 | Gross: $0.02M

4. Eye in the Sky (2015)

R | 102 min | Drama, Thriller, War

73 Metascore

Col. Katherine Powell, a military officer in command of an operation to capture terrorists in Kenya, sees her mission escalate when a girl enters the kill zone triggering an international dispute over the implications of modern warfare.

Director: Gavin Hood | Stars: Helen Mirren, Aaron Paul, Alan Rickman, Barkhad Abdi

Votes: 70,459 | Gross: $18.70M

5. Ex Machina (2014)

R | 108 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

78 Metascore

A young programmer is selected to participate in a ground-breaking experiment in synthetic intelligence by evaluating the human qualities of a breath-taking humanoid A.I.

Director: Alex Garland | Stars: Alicia Vikander, Domhnall Gleeson, Oscar Isaac, Sonoya Mizuno

Votes: 404,844 | Gross: $25.44M

6. The Captive (2014)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

36 Metascore

Eight years after the disappearance of Cassandra, some disturbing incidents seem to indicate that she's still alive. Police, parents and Cassandra herself, will try to unravel the mystery of her disappearance.

Director: Atom Egoyan | Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Scott Speedman, Rosario Dawson, Mireille Enos

Votes: 25,481

7. Love & Friendship (2016)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

87 Metascore

Lady Susan Vernon takes up temporary residence at her in-laws' estate and, while there, is determined to be a matchmaker for her daughter Frederica -- and herself too, naturally.

Director: Whit Stillman | Stars: Kate Beckinsale, Chloë Sevigny, Xavier Samuel, Emma Greenwell

Votes: 20,556 | Gross: $14.01M

8. Into the Forest (2015)

R | 101 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

59 Metascore

After a massive power outage, two sisters learn to survive on their own in their isolated woodland home.

Director: Patricia Rozema | Stars: Ellen Page, Evan Rachel Wood, Max Minghella, Callum Keith Rennie

Votes: 14,743 | Gross: $0.01M

9. Room (I) (2015)

R | 118 min | Drama, Thriller

86 Metascore

Held captive for years in an enclosed space, a woman and her young son finally gain their freedom, allowing the boy to experience the outside world for the first time.

Director: Lenny Abrahamson | Stars: Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay, Sean Bridgers, Wendy Crewson

Votes: 294,951 | Gross: $14.68M

10. Maya the Bee (2012– )

TV-Y | 13 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

A young bee named Maya has left her hive to discover the beauty and mysteries of nature. As she explores the meadow where she lives, she meets other insects living there, plays to her ... See full summary »

Stars: Kira Tozer, Zalina Sanchez, Gerd Meyer, Hans-Jürgen Dittberner

Votes: 159

11. Son of a Gun (2014)

R | 108 min | Action, Crime, Drama

49 Metascore

JR busts out of prison with Brendan Lynch, Australia's most notorious criminal, and joins Lynch's gang for a gold heist that soon pits the two men against one another.

Director: Julius Avery | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Brenton Thwaites, Alicia Vikander, Brendan Kerkvliet

Votes: 23,560

12. The Transporter Refueled (2015)

PG-13 | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

32 Metascore

In the south of France, former special-ops mercenary Frank Martin enters into a game of chess with a femme-fatale and her three sidekicks who are looking for revenge against a sinister Russian kingpin.

Director: Camille Delamarre | Stars: Ed Skrein, Loan Chabanol, Ray Stevenson, Lenn Kudrjawizki

Votes: 35,246 | Gross: $16.03M

13. Equals (2015)

PG-13 | 101 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

43 Metascore

In an emotionless utopia, two people fall in love when they regain their feelings from a mysterious disease, causing tensions between them and their society.

Director: Drake Doremus | Stars: Nicholas Hoult, Kristen Stewart, Vernetta Lopez, Scott Lawrence

Votes: 22,808 | Gross: $0.03M

14. Dark Places (2015)

R | 113 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

39 Metascore

Libby Day was only eight years old when her family was brutally murdered in their rural Kansas farmhouse. Almost thirty years later, she reluctantly agrees to revisit the crime and uncovers the wrenching truths that led up to that tragic night.

Director: Gilles Paquet-Brenner | Stars: Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Christina Hendricks, Chloë Grace Moretz

Votes: 36,941

15. All Creatures Big and Small (2015)

G | 87 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

It's the end of the world. A flood is coming. Luckily for Dave and his son Finny, a couple of clumsy Nestrians, an Ark has been built to save all animals. But as it turns out, Nestrians ... See full summary »

Directors: Toby Genkel, Sean McCormack | Stars: Dermot Magennis, Callum Maloney, Tara Flynn, Ava Connolly

Votes: 3,585

16. The Witch (2015)

R | 92 min | Horror, Mystery

83 Metascore

A family in 1630s New England is torn apart by the forces of witchcraft, black magic and possession.

Director: Robert Eggers | Stars: Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ineson, Kate Dickie, Julian Richings

Votes: 142,589 | Gross: $25.14M

17. Citizen Soldier (2016)

R | 105 min | Documentary, War

68 Metascore

CITIZEN SOLDIER is a dramatic feature film, told from the point of view of a group of Soldiers in the Oklahoma Army National Guard's 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, known since World War... See full summary »

Directors: David Salzberg, Christian Tureaud | Stars: Jordan Alex, James Tyler Brown, Martin Byrne, Jared Colson

Votes: 449

18. Remember (I) (2015)

R | 94 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

52 Metascore

With the aid of a fellow Auschwitz survivor and a hand-written letter, an elderly man with dementia goes in search of the person he believes to be responsible for the death of his family in the death camp to kill him himself.

Director: Atom Egoyan | Stars: Christopher Plummer, Kim Roberts, Amanda Smith, Martin Landau

Votes: 18,070 | Gross: $0.64M

19. Bone Tomahawk (2015)

Not Rated | 132 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror

72 Metascore

In the dying days of the old west, an elderly sheriff and his posse set out to rescue their town's doctor from cannibalistic cave dwellers.

Director: S. Craig Zahler | Stars: Kurt Russell, Patrick Wilson, Matthew Fox, Richard Jenkins

Votes: 64,522

20. Raising the Bar (2016)

Not Rated | 93 min | Family, Sport

16-year-old Kelly quits an elite gymnastics program in America and moves to Australia. To help out a new friend and show up an old rival , because a girl tore her ACL. Kelly re-enters ... See full summary »

Director: Clay Glen | Stars: Kelli Berglund, Lili Karamalikis, Tess Fowler, Emily Morris

Votes: 857



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