With Cine Qua Non Films (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. West Side Story (1961)

Not Rated | 153 min | Crime, Drama, Musical

7.6
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86 Metascore

Two youngsters from rival New York City gangs fall in love, but tensions between their respective friends build toward tragedy.

Directors: Jerome Robbins, Robert Wise | Stars: Natalie Wood, George Chakiris, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn

Votes: 84,918 | Gross: $43.66M

2. The Great Escape (1963)

Not Rated | 172 min | Adventure, Drama, History

8.2
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87 Metascore

Allied prisoners of war plan for several hundred of their number to escape from a German camp during World War II.

Director: John Sturges | Stars: Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough, Charles Bronson

Votes: 199,765 | Gross: $12.10M

3. Memories of Murder (2003)

Not Rated | 132 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.1
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82 Metascore

In a small Korean province in 1986, three detectives struggle with the case of multiple young women being found raped and murdered by an unknown culprit.

Director: Joon-ho Bong | Stars: Kang-ho Song, Sang-kyung Kim, Roe-ha Kim, Jae-ho Song

Votes: 95,622 | Gross: $0.01M

4. The Road to El Dorado (2000)

PG | 89 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.9
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51 Metascore

Two swindlers get their hands on a map to the fabled city of gold, El Dorado.

Directors: Bibo Bergeron, Don Paul, Jeffrey Katzenberg | Stars: Kevin Kline, Kenneth Branagh, Rosie Perez, Armand Assante

Votes: 72,633 | Gross: $50.86M

5. Chicken Run (2000)

G | 84 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.0
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88 Metascore

When a cockerel apparently flies into a chicken farm, the chickens see him as an opportunity to escape their evil owners.

Directors: Peter Lord, Nick Park | Stars: Mel Gibson, Julia Sawalha, Phil Daniels, Lynn Ferguson

Votes: 159,706 | Gross: $106.83M

6. Happiness (1998)

Unrated | 134 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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81 Metascore

The lives of several individuals intertwine as they go about their lives in their own unique ways, engaging in acts society as a whole might find disturbing in a desperate search for human connection.

Director: Todd Solondz | Stars: Jane Adams, Jon Lovitz, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Dylan Baker

Votes: 61,611 | Gross: $2.81M

7. Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002)

R | 129 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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56 Metascore

A recently laid off factory worker kidnaps his former boss' friend's daughter, hoping to use the ransom money to pay for his sister's kidney transplant.

Director: Chan-wook Park | Stars: Kang-ho Song, Ha-kyun Shin, Doona Bae, Ji-Eun Lim

Votes: 54,666 | Gross: $0.05M

8. Nobody Knows (2004)

PG-13 | 141 min | Drama

8.1
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88 Metascore

In a small Tokyo apartment, twelve-year-old Akira must care for his younger siblings after their mother leaves them and shows no sign of returning.

Director: Hirokazu Koreeda | Stars: Yûya Yagira, Ayu Kitaura, Hiei Kimura, Momoko Shimizu

Votes: 20,499 | Gross: $0.68M

9. Still Walking (2008)

Not Rated | 115 min | Drama

8.0
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89 Metascore

A family gathers together for a commemorative ritual whose nature only gradually becomes clear.

Director: Hirokazu Koreeda | Stars: Hiroshi Abe, Yui Natsukawa, You, Kazuya Takahashi

Votes: 10,195 | Gross: $0.16M

10. Fireflies in the Garden (2008)

R | 120 min | Drama

6.5
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34 Metascore

The Taylor family is devastated by an accident that takes place on the day their matriarch is due to graduate from college -- decades after leaving to raise her children.

Director: Dennis Lee | Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Willem Dafoe, Emily Watson, Carrie-Anne Moss

Votes: 11,742 | Gross: $3.39M

11. Buffalo Soldiers (2001)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.8
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56 Metascore

A criminal subculture operates among U.S. soldiers stationed in West Germany just before the fall of the Berlin wall.

Director: Gregor Jordan | Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Anna Paquin, Ed Harris, Scott Glenn

Votes: 22,028 | Gross: $0.35M

12. Gu ling jie shao nian sha ren shi jian (1991)

Not Rated | 237 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

8.4
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90 Metascore

Based on a true story, primarily on a conflict between two youth gangs, a 14-year-old boy's girlfriend conflicts with the head of one gang for an unclear reason, until finally the conflict comes to a violent climax.

Director: Edward Yang | Stars: Chen Chang, Lisa Yang, Kuo-Chu Chang, Elaine Jin

Votes: 5,128

13. Boy A (2007)

R | 102 min | Drama

7.6
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75 Metascore

The story of a young Jack, newly released from serving a prison sentence for a violent crime he committed as a child.

Director: John Crowley | Stars: Andrew Garfield, Peter Mullan, Shaun Evans, Siobhan Finneran

Votes: 35,365 | Gross: $0.11M

14. Storytelling (2001)

R | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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50 Metascore

College and high school serve as the backdrop for two stories about dysfunction and personal turmoil.

Director: Todd Solondz | Stars: Selma Blair, Leo Fitzpatrick, Robert Wisdom, Maria Thayer

Votes: 16,321 | Gross: $0.91M

15. Oasis (2002)

133 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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79 Metascore

An irresponsible and childish ex-con befriends a girl with cerebral palsy and develops a progressively stronger bond with her.

Director: Chang-dong Lee | Stars: Kyung-gu Sol, So-Ri Moon, Nae-sang Ahn, Seung-wan Ryoo

Votes: 6,532

16. Maborosi (1995)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama

7.6
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94 Metascore

A young woman's husband apparently commits suicide without warning or reason, leaving behind his wife and infant.

Director: Hirokazu Koreeda | Stars: Makiko Esumi, Takashi Naitô, Tadanobu Asano, Gohki Kashiyama

Votes: 3,566

17. Lost in La Mancha (2002)

R | 89 min | Documentary

7.4
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74 Metascore

Terry Gilliam's doomed attempt to get his film, The Man Who Killed Don Quixote (2018), off the ground.

Directors: Keith Fulton, Louis Pepe | Stars: Terry Gilliam, Johnny Depp, Jeff Bridges, Tony Grisoni

Votes: 10,364 | Gross: $0.73M

18. Sweet Sixteen (I) (2002)

R | 106 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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86 Metascore

Determined to have a normal family life once his mother gets out of prison, a Scottish teenager from a tough background sets out to raise the money for a home.

Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Martin Compston, Michelle Coulter, Annmarie Fulton, William Ruane

Votes: 11,944 | Gross: $0.03M

19. Ae Fond Kiss... (2004)

R | 104 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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65 Metascore

Sparks fly in Glasgow's south side when a young Asian man enters into a relationship with a Caucasian woman.

Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Atta Yaqub, Eva Birthistle, Ahmad Riaz, Shamshad Akhtar

Votes: 6,287

20. Swiri (1999)

R | 125 min | Action, Thriller

6.7
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50 Metascore

South Korean agents Ryu and Lee are tracking a female assassin from North Korea who has mysteriously disappeared. With new killings and the theft of a deadly bomb, time is running out to catch her.

Director: Je-kyu Kang | Stars: Suk-kyu Han, Min-sik Choi, Yunjin Kim, Kang-ho Song

Votes: 7,476 | Gross: $0.10M

21. The Game of Their Lives (2005)

PG | 101 min | Drama, History, Sport

6.2
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47 Metascore

Based on a true story, this film tells the tale of the 1950 U.S. soccer team, who, against all odds, beat England 1 - 0 in the city of Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Although no U.S. team has ever won a World Cup title, this story is about the family traditions and passions which shaped the lives of the players who made up this team of underdogs.

Director: David Anspaugh | Stars: Wes Bentley, Gerard Butler, Gavin Rossdale, Jay Rodan

Votes: 2,909 | Gross: $0.38M

22. 800 balas (2002)

R | 124 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

6.4
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51 Metascore

Julián Torralba is a former movie stuntman in Almeria, Spain. He and several of his colleagues, who once made a living in American Westerns shot in Spain, now are reduced to doing stunt ... See full summary »

Director: Álex de la Iglesia | Stars: Sancho Gracia, Ángel de Andrés López, Carmen Maura, Eusebio Poncela

Votes: 3,833 | Gross: $0.00M

23. Juhong geulshi (2004)

Not Rated | 115 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.6
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A detective, his 3 girls & a murder case. Complex emotional relationships and human nature's darker sides are explored in this captivating suspense drama about a cop whose lust for love threatens to get in the way of his professional life.

Director: Hyuk Byun | Stars: Suk-kyu Han, Eun-ju Lee, Hyun-Ah Sung, Ji-won Uhm

Votes: 902

24. La veuve de Saint-Pierre (2000)

R | 112 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.3
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73 Metascore

In a small French colony, a drunken man kills someone. While a guillotine is being shipped in, he changes, becoming a good and popular man.

Director: Patrice Leconte | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Daniel Auteuil, Emir Kusturica, Michel Duchaussoy

Votes: 5,065 | Gross: $3.06M

25. Failan (2001)

Not Rated | 115 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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Kangjae, a small time gangster receive a news that his wife Failan is dead. Failan, his wife who he never met.

Director: Hae-sung Song | Stars: Min-sik Choi, Cecilia Cheung, Dae-Hoon Jeong, Hyeong-jin Kong

Votes: 5,026

26. Purely Belter (2000)

99 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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Two teenage boys will do anything to get money to buy season tickets for their local team.

Director: Mark Herman | Stars: Chris Beattie, Greg McLane, Charlie Hardwick, Roy Hudd

Votes: 1,722

27. Standing in the Shadows of Motown (2002)

PG | 108 min | Documentary, Music

7.8
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76 Metascore

Documentary about the Funk Brothers, a group of Detroit musicians who backed up dozens of Motown artists.

Director: Paul Justman | Stars: Joe Hunter, Jack Ashford, Uriel Jones, Richard 'Pistol' Allen

Votes: 3,164 | Gross: $1.60M

28. The Favourite Game (2003)

101 min | Drama

6.1
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To live in the Here and Now, and write poems, that is what Leo wants - unlike the women who fall in love with him.

Director: Bernar Hébert | Stars: JR Bourne, Michèle-Barbara Pelletier, Cary Lawrence, Sabine Karsenti

Votes: 138

29. Maraton (2005)

117 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.8
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An autistic boy discovers he has a talent for running and with the help of the mother participates in a major marathon.

Director: Yoon-chul Chung | Stars: Seung-woo Cho, Mi-suk Kim, Gi-yeong Lee, Sung-Hyun Baek

Votes: 2,029

30. Namgeuk-ilgi (2005)

Not Rated | 115 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.0
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Strange things begin happening to an expedition deep in the Antarctic.

Director: Pil-sung Yim | Stars: Kang-ho Song, Ji-tae Yu, Kyeong-ik Kim, Hee-soon Park

Votes: 1,602

31. Butterfly Kiss (1995)

Not Rated | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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61 Metascore

Eunice is walking along the highways of northern England from one filling station to another. She is searching for Judith, the woman, she says to be in love with. It's bad luck for the ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Amanda Plummer, Kathy Jamieson, Saskia Reeves, Des McAleer

Votes: 1,772

32. He ni zai yi qi (2002)

PG | 116 min | Drama, Music

7.4
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60 Metascore

A violin prodigy and his father travel to Beijing, where the father seeks the means to his son's success while the son struggles to accept the path laid before him.

Director: Kaige Chen | Stars: Yun Tang, Peiqi Liu, Hong Chen, Zhiwen Wang

Votes: 4,076 | Gross: $0.60M

33. Vibrator (2003)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama

7.0
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(Japanese with English subtitles) After meeting a handsome truck driver (Nao Omori) in the midst of an urban mini-mart, a 30-something freelance writer (Shinobu Terajima) embarks on a ... See full summary »

Director: Ryuichi Hiroki | Stars: Shinobu Terajima, Nao Ohmori, Riho Makise, Jun Murakami

Votes: 808

34. Go Now (1995)

R | 81 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

7.3
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Nick, is a young Scottish soccer player living in the big city. He meets Karen, and the two fall in love and move in together. Soon after, Nick exhibits signs of serious illness. As his ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Robert Carlyle, Juliet Aubrey, James Nesbitt, Sophie Okonedo

Votes: 1,076

35. That's Entertainment! III (1994)

G | 113 min | Documentary, Family, Musical

7.6
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Some of MGM's musical stars review the studio's history of musicals. From The Hollywood Revue of 1929 (1929) to Brigadoon (1954), from the first musical talkies to Gene Kelly in Singin' in ... See full summary »

Directors: Bud Friedgen, Michael J. Sheridan | Stars: Debbie Reynolds, Gene Kelly, Ann Miller, Mickey Rooney

Votes: 1,236 | Gross: $0.27M

36. Samurai Fiction (1998)

111 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.3
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A noble young samurai searches for a thief who has stolen a precious treasure and killed one of his clansmen and meets an older samurai who tries to deter him from the violence of revenge.

Director: Hiroyuki Nakano | Stars: Morio Kazama, Mitsuru Fukikoshi, Tomoyasu Hotei, Tamaki Ogawa

Votes: 2,468

37. Börn náttúrunnar (1991)

82 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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Old Thorgeir must leave his home far off in the Icelandic 'countryside' and move into a home for senior citizens in Reykjavik. There he meets an old friend from his childhood, Stella. ... See full summary »

Director: Friðrik Þór Friðriksson | Stars: Gísli Halldórsson, Sigríður Hagalín, Baldvin Halldórsson, Björn Karlsson

Votes: 1,248

38. Seukaendeul - Joseon namnyeo sangyeoljisa (2003)

124 min | Drama

7.1
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73 Metascore

Based on the novel 'Les Liaisons Dangereuses,' this film is set in aristocratic 18th-century Korea at the end of the Chosun Dynasty. The irresistible temptress Lady Cho asks her cad of a ... See full summary »

Director: Je-yong Lee | Stars: Mi-sook Lee, Yong-jun Bae, Do-yeon Jeon, Hyeon-jae Jo

Votes: 2,007 | Gross: $0.06M

39. Du li shi dai (1994)

125 min | Comedy

7.7
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After firing a colleague, the head of a PR company begins to question her lifestyle and values.

Director: Edward Yang | Stars: Li-Mei Chen, Shiang-chyi Chen, Yi-wen Chen, Danny Deng

Votes: 630

40. Chunyudleui jeonyuksiksah (1998)

101 min | Drama

6.1
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Three best friends meet and boldly talk about sex together. Their characters are as different as their lifestyles. One works at a hotel, one at a design firm and the other is a graduate ... See full summary »

Director: Sang-soo Im | Stars: Soo-youn Kang, Hee-kyung Jin, Yeo-jin Kim, Jae-Hyun Cho

Votes: 158

41. Brodeuses (2004)

89 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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63 Metascore

Claire (Nymark), an unmarried pregnant teenager, finds an odd relation in Madame Mélikian (Ascaride), an older woman grieving over the death of her son.

Director: Éléonore Faucher | Stars: Ariane Ascaride, Lola Naymark, Jackie Berroyer, Thomas Laroppe

Votes: 1,362 | Gross: $0.03M

42. Me You Them (2000)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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66 Metascore

A true story that comically depicts the relationship between an ordinary woman and her three husbands, who live in the same house in a poor and arid small village of the Brazilian northeast.

Director: Andrucha Waddington | Stars: Regina Casé, Lima Duarte, Stênio Garcia, Luiz Carlos Vasconcelos

Votes: 1,637 | Gross: $0.32M

43. Monday (I) (2000)

100 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

7.4
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A simple funeral turns a man's world topsy turvy.

Director: SABU | Stars: Shin'ichi Tsutsumi, Yasuko Matsuyuki, Ren Osugi, Masanobu Andô

Votes: 1,962

44. Sopyonje (1993)

112 min | Drama, Music

7.9
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Despite its falling popularity, a father teaches his two children the Korean musical tradition of Pansori (one singer accompanied by one drummer).

Director: Kwon-taek Im | Stars: Myung-gon Kim, Jung-hae Oh, Kyu-chul Kim, Sae-kil Shin

Votes: 769

45. Neukdaeui yuhok (2004)

113 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.6
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Han-kyung comes to town to live with her mom. Attracted to her pure charm, the most popular guys Hae-won and Tae-sung fight each other for her.

Director: Tae-gyun Kim | Stars: Han Sun Jo, Dong-won Gang, Chung-Ah Lee, Da-hye Jeong

Votes: 675

46. KT (2002)

138 min | Thriller

6.2
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In 1973, while exiled in Japan, South Korea's Kim Dae-Jung is kidnapped. Five days later he mysteriously reappears in Seoul. He will go on to become president of a democratic South Korea ... See full summary »

Director: Junji Sakamoto | Stars: Il-hwa Choi, Akira Emoto, Kyôko Enami, Noboru Hamada

Votes: 160

47. Scrap Heaven (2005)

117 min | Drama

7.1
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The lives of a young cop, a sanitation worker and a brooding pharmacist violently intersect on a bus that's hijacked by a suicidal political flunky, then cross paths again months later.

Director: Sang-il Lee | Stars: Ryo Kase, Joe Odagiri, Chiaki Kuriyama, Jiro Dan

Votes: 414

48. Kaza-hana (2000)

116 min | Drama

6.9
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An alcoholic civil servant wakes up under a cherry tree in Tokyo next to a bar hostess with whom he's impulsively made a suicide pact. Though he's now changed his mind, he agrees to travel ... See full summary »

Director: Shinji Sômai | Stars: Kyôko Koizumi, Tadanobu Asano, Kumiko Asô, Akira Emoto

Votes: 205

49. Chunhyangdyun (2000)

R | 120 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.3
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79 Metascore

Mongryong marries the beautiful Chunhyang without telling his father, the Governor of Namwon. When his father is transferred to Seoul, Mongryong has to leave Chunhyang and finish his exams.... See full summary »

Director: Kwon-taek Im | Stars: Hyo-jeong Lee, Seung-woo Cho, Sung-nyu Kim, Hak-young Kim

Votes: 1,499 | Gross: $0.80M

50. Hotel Hibiscus (2002)

90 min | Comedy

7.0
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Hoteru haibisukasu depicts a summer at a small run down hotel in Okinawa through the eyes of Mieko, the youngest daughter of the hotels extraordinarily international family.

Director: Yuji Nakae | Stars: Honami Kurashita, Jun Murakami, Nesumisu, Naomi Nishida

Votes: 146


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