movies to watchby yroeder | created - 04 Dec 2014 | updated - 12 hours ago | Public
movies I want to see based on concept, director, actor, or theme.
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1. THX 1138 (1971)
R | 86 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
In the twenty-fifth century, a time when people have designations instead of names, a man, THX 1138, and a woman, LUH 3417, rebel against their rigidly controlled society.
Votes: 43,797 | Gross: $2.44M
3. Only Lovers Left Alive (2013)
R | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A depressed musician reunites with his lover. Though their romance, which has already endured several centuries, is disrupted by the arrival of her uncontrollable younger sister.
Votes: 78,211 | Gross: $1.88M
5. Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984)
PG | 117 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
Warrior and pacifist Princess Nausicaä desperately struggles to prevent two warring nations from destroying themselves and their dying planet.
6. Kaze tachinu (2013)
PG-13 | 126 min | Animation, Biography, Drama
A look at the life of Jiro Horikoshi, the man who designed Japanese fighter planes during World War II.
Votes: 58,427 | Gross: $5.21M
8. The Crazies (1973)
R | 103 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
The military attempts to contain a manmade combat virus that causes death and permanent insanity in those infected, as it overtakes a small Pennsylvania town.
Votes: 9,555 | Gross: $0.15M
9. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
G | 149 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
A space-opera spanning the dawn of man to humanity reaching the stars, 2001: A Space Odyssey tells the story of the Black Monolith, humanity's evolution and the rise of A.I.'s ultimate supercomputer HAL 9000.
Votes: 523,370 | Gross: $56.95M
11. North by Northwest (1959)
Not Rated | 136 min | Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
A hapless New York City advertising executive is mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies, and is pursued across the country while he looks for a way to survive.
Votes: 263,346 | Gross: $13.28M
14. Strangers on a Train (1951)
PG | 101 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller
A psychotic socialite attempts to force a professional tennis star to prove a theory that two complete strangers can get away with murder.
Votes: 111,480 | Gross: $7.63M
16. Man on Wire (2008)
PG-13 | 94 min | Documentary, Biography
A look at tightrope walker Philippe Petit's daring, but illegal, high-wire routine performed between New York City's World Trade Center's twin towers in 1974, what some consider, "the artistic crime of the century".
Votes: 48,265 | Gross: $2.96M
17. The Third Man (1949)
Not Rated | 93 min | Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller
Pulp novelist Holly Martins travels to shadowy, postwar Vienna, only to find himself investigating the mysterious death of an old friend, Harry Lime.
Votes: 139,242 | Gross: $0.45M
18. Mr. Nobody (2009)
R | 141 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
A boy stands on a station platform as a train is about to leave. Should he go with his mother or stay with his father? Infinite possibilities arise from this decision. As long as he doesn't choose, anything is possible.
Votes: 190,957 | Gross: $0.00M
19. Oldeuboi (2003)
R | 120 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
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.
Votes: 441,961 | Gross: $0.71M
20. The Last King of Scotland (2006)
R | 123 min | Biography, Drama, History
Based on the events of the brutal Ugandan dictator Idi Amin's regime as seen by his personal physician during the 1970s.
Votes: 162,385 | Gross: $17.61M
21. The We and the I (2012)
Not Rated | 103 min | Drama
A look at the lives of a group of teenagers who ride the same bus route and how their relationships change and evolve on the last day of school.
Votes: 1,747 | Gross: $0.03M
22. L'écume des jours (2013)
Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Wealthy, inventive bachelor Colin endeavors to find a cure for his lover Chloe after she's diagnosed with an unusual illness caused by a flower growing in her lungs.
Votes: 13,852 | Gross: $0.30M
23. A Dangerous Method (2011)
R | 99 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
A look at how the intense relationship between Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud gives birth to psychoanalysis.
Votes: 91,401 | Gross: $5.70M
24. What If (I) (2013)
PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Romance
Wallace, who is burned out from a string of failed relationships, forms an instant bond with Chantry, who lives with her longtime boyfriend. Together, they puzzle out what it means if your best friend is also the love of your life.
Votes: 63,068 | Gross: $3.45M
26. Splice (2009)
R | 104 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Genetic engineers Clive Nicoli and Elsa Kast hope to achieve fame by successfully splicing together the DNA of different animals to create new hybrid animals for medical use.
Votes: 86,382 | Gross: $17.00M
27. Haunter (2013)
Not Rated | 97 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A teenager is stuck in a time loop that is not quite the same each time. She must uncover the truth but her actions have consequences for herself and others.
29. Chopper (2000)
R | 94 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Chopper tells the intense story of Mark "Chopper" Read, a legendary criminal who wrote his autobiography while serving a jail sentence in prison. His book, "From the Inside", upon which the film is based, was a best-seller.
Votes: 34,105 | Gross: $0.23M
30. Cronos (1993)
R | 94 min | Horror
A mysterious device designed to provide its owner with eternal life resurfaces after four hundred years, leaving a trail of destruction in its path.
Votes: 23,757 | Gross: $0.62M
32. These Amazing Shadows (2011)
Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary
Tells the history and importance of The National Film Registry, a roll call of American cinema treasures that reflects the diversity of film, and indeed the American experience itself.
33. Knight of Cups (2015)
R | 118 min | Drama, Romance
A writer indulging in all that Los Angeles and Las Vegas has to offer undertakes a search for love and self via a series of adventures with six different women.
Votes: 21,414 | Gross: $0.56M
35. Mary and Max (2009)
Not Rated | 92 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama
A tale of friendship between two unlikely pen pals: Mary, a lonely, eight-year-old girl living in the suburbs of Melbourne, and Max, a forty-four-year old, severely obese man living in New York.
36. 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: 230,937 | Gross: $0.69M
37. No No: A Dockumentary (2014)
Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
In the 1970s Dock Ellis pitched a no-hitter on LSD and his outspoken style courted conflict and controversy, but his latter years were spent helping others recover from addiction. No No: A ... See full summary »
38. Lemon Tree Passage (2014)
84 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A couple of Australians introduce three American backpackers to the local legend of Lemon Tree Passage where a ghost of a motorcyclist warns young drivers to slow down. After seeing the ... See full summary »
39. Im Labyrinth des Schweigens (2014)
R | 124 min | Drama, History
A story that exposes the conspiracy of prominent German institutions and government branches to cover up the crimes of Nazis during World War II.
Votes: 10,049 | Gross: $0.79M
42. Tormented (2014)
TV-MA | 83 min | Horror, Thriller
Kylie Winters, a bullied and self-loathing teen, reluctantly agrees to babysit at an isolated country mansion on Halloween night. When a small boy in a pig mask appears at the door ... See full summary »
44. Worm (IV) (2013)
Not Rated | 93 min | Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
In a time where recreational parasites induce your wildest fantasies, one luckless loser struggles to keep the life of his 'dreams' from squirming away.
45. Macbeth (2015)
R | 113 min | Drama, History, War
Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself.
Votes: 47,666 | Gross: $1.11M
46. Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015)
PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
High schooler Greg, who spends most of his time making parodies of classic movies with his co-worker Earl, finds his outlook forever altered after befriending a classmate who has just been diagnosed with cancer.
Votes: 109,033 | Gross: $6.74M
47. The Wolfpack (2015)
R | 90 min | Documentary, Biography
Confined in an apartment from a New York housing project, the six Angulo brothers learned everything they know about the world through watching films and spend their time reenacting their favorite movies with intricate homemade costumes.
Votes: 10,747 | Gross: $1.30M
48. James White (2015)
R | 85 min | Drama