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1. Playing Men (2017)

1 hr | Documentary

Rated on 25 Oct 2020

A documentary essay about the relationships among Mediterranean men and their games. The film takes the form of a travelogue across Croatia, Italy, Slovenia and Turkey, and examines men, ... See full summary »

Director: Matjaz Ivanisin

Votes: 97

2. Calamity, a Childhood of Martha Jane Cannary (2020)

1 hr 25 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

Rated on 25 Oct 2020

1863, a convoy in the American West, Martha Jane needs to learn how to take care of horses to drive the family wagon. Except she ends up wearing pants and cutting her hair. The scandal that... See full summary »

Director: Rémi Chayé | Stars: Salomé Boulven, Alexandra Lamy, Alexis Tomassian, Jochen Hägele

Votes: 60

3. Another Round (2020)

Not Rated | 1 hr 57 min | Drama

Rated on 24 Oct 2020

Four friends, all high school teachers, test a theory that they will improve their lives by maintaining a constant level of alcohol in their blood.

Director: Thomas Vinterberg | Stars: Mads Mikkelsen, Thomas Bo Larsen, Magnus Millang, Lars Ranthe

Votes: 2,965

4. Anne of the Indies (1951)

Approved | 1 hr 21 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Rated on 23 Oct 2020

In order to recover his ship impounded by the British, former pirate captain LaRochelle agrees to spy on the notorious Caribbean Sea pirates Blackbeard and Anne Providence.

Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Jean Peters, Louis Jourdan, Debra Paget, Herbert Marshall

Votes: 1,174

5. Spirited Away (2001)

PG | 2 hr 5 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

Rated on 18 Oct 2020

During her family's move to the suburbs, a sullen 10-year-old girl wanders into a world ruled by gods, witches, and spirits, and where humans are changed into beasts.

Director: Hayao Miyazaki | Stars: Daveigh Chase, Suzanne Pleshette, Miyu Irino, Rumi Hiiragi

Votes: 634,381

6. Lucky Luke: Ballad of the Daltons (1978)

Not Rated | 1 hr 22 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

Rated on 17 Oct 2020

A wandering cowboy watches over formidable bandits who, to touch an inheritance, must eliminate the members of the jury who sentenced their uncle.

Directors: René Goscinny, Henri Gruel, Morris, Pierre Watrin | Stars: Roger Carel, Georges Atlas, Daniel Ceccaldi, Jacques Balutin

Votes: 1,636

7. A Very Curious Girl (1969)

R | 1 hr 47 min | Comedy, Drama

Rated on 12 Oct 2020

An oppressed and exploited young woman (Marie) begins charging for her sexual favors and completely disrupts the smug patriarchal capitalist society of the village of Tellier.

Director: Nelly Kaplan | Stars: Bernadette Lafont, Georges Géret, Henri Czarniak, Claire Maurier

Votes: 547

8. Animal Farm (1954)

Approved | 1 hr 12 min | Animation, Drama

Rated on 11 Oct 2020

A successful farmyard revolution by the resident animals vs. the farmer goes horribly wrong as the victors create a new tyranny among themselves.

Directors: Joy Batchelor, John Halas | Stars: Gordon Heath, Maurice Denham

Votes: 15,189

9. Modern Times (1936)

G | 1 hr 27 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

Rated on 07 Oct 2020

The Tramp struggles to live in modern industrial society with the help of a young homeless woman.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Henry Bergman, Tiny Sandford

Votes: 213,463

10. The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

PG-13 | 2 hr 44 min | Action, Adventure

Rated on 06 Oct 2020

Eight years after the Joker's reign of anarchy, Batman, with the help of the enigmatic Catwoman, is forced from his exile to save Gotham City from the brutal guerrilla terrorist Bane.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, Anne Hathaway, Gary Oldman

Votes: 1,492,213

11. The Plague Summer (1953)

17 min | Short

Rated on 06 Oct 2020

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Director: Chester Kessler

Votes: 28

12. Lux Æterna (2019)

51 min | Drama, Thriller

Rated on 02 Oct 2020

Two actresses, Béatrice Dalle and Charlotte Gainsbourg, are on a film set telling stories about witches - but that's not all. 'Lux Æterna' is also an essay on cinema, the love of film, and on-set hysterics.

Director: Gaspar Noé | Stars: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Béatrice Dalle, Mica Argañaraz, Yannick Bono

Votes: 457

13. Four in the Afternoon (1951)

Not Rated | 15 min | Short

Rated on 30 Sep 2020

Poems narrate four afternoon vignettes; each protagonist is older than the one in the previous sketch. As a girl skips rope in "Game Little Gladys," she sings a jingle about who she might ... See full summary »

Director: James Broughton | Stars: Anna Halprin, Welland Lathrop

Votes: 144

14. Une chasse à courre (1951)

13 min | Short

Rated on 30 Sep 2020

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Director: Dimitri Kirsanoff

Votes: 43

15. Backward Season (1950)

16 min | Drama, Short

Rated on 30 Sep 2020

A married couple lives in a remote cabin deep in the forest. He is a woodcutter. She remains alone all day long performing the daily chores. Boredom has set in. He is a silent taciturn man ... See full summary »

Director: Dimitri Kirsanoff | Stars: Gilliane Sarno, Pierre Lobreau

Votes: 113

16. Interim (1952)

26 min | Drama, Short, Romance

Rated on 30 Sep 2020

A young man strolls through a city. He walks under a bridge toward a rail yard. A young woman sees him and walks beside him. They cross the tracks and walk into the countryside. They stop ... See full summary »

Director: Stan Brakhage | Stars: Walter Newcomb, Janice Hubka

Votes: 114

17. Wild Tales (2014)

R | 2 hr 2 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

Rated on 27 Sep 2020

Six short stories that explore the extremities of human behavior involving people in distress.

Director: Damián Szifron | Stars: Darío Grandinetti, María Marull, Mónica Villa, Diego Starosta

Votes: 172,632

18. Histoire de la grève générale (2012 Video)

59 min | Documentary

Rated on 24 Sep 2020

The bloody week, the creation of the early revolutionary CGT, the disaster at the Courrière mine, the great little fear of 1906, the red noon, the 8 o'clock day, the popular front - ... See full summary »

Directors: Olivier Azam, Laure Guillot

19. Wrack (1947)

28 min | Documentary, Short

Rated on 24 Sep 2020

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Director: Yannick Bellon | Star: Michel Vitold

Votes: 24

20. The Yacoubian Building (2006)

2 hr 41 min | Drama

Rated on 24 Sep 2020

Meditations on corruption, fundamentalism, prostitution, homosexuality, and drugs in central Cairo.

Director: Marwan Hamed | Stars: Adel Emam, Nour El-Sherif, Youssra, Essad Youniss

Votes: 5,864

21. Go West (1925)

Not Rated | 1 hr 9 min | Comedy, Western

Rated on 24 Sep 2020

With little luck at keeping a job in the city a New Yorker tries work in the country and eventually finds his way leading a herd of cattle to the West Coast.

Director: Buster Keaton | Stars: Buster Keaton, Howard Truesdale, Kathleen Myers, Ray Thompson

Votes: 3,755

22. Tenet (2020)

PG-13 | 2 hr 30 min | Action, Sci-Fi

Rated on 22 Sep 2020

Armed with only one word, Tenet, and fighting for the survival of the entire world, a Protagonist journeys through a twilight world of international espionage on a mission that will unfold in something beyond real time.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: John David Washington, Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki, Juhan Ulfsak

Votes: 137,527

23. Spycies (2019)

1 hr 39 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

Rated on 20 Sep 2020

Vladimir and Hector, two secret agents opposed in every way, are trying to recover a top secret material stolen by unknown intruders.

Directors: Guillaume Ivernel, Zhiyi Zhang | Stars: Kirk Thornton, Dino Andrade, Salli Saffioti, Karen Strassman

Votes: 446

24. Delete History (2020)

1 hr 50 min | Comedy, Drama

Rated on 09 Sep 2020

Three social media victims declare war on the tech giants.

Directors: Benoît Delépine, Gustave Kervern | Stars: Blanche Gardin, Denis Podalydès, Corinne Masiero, Vincent Lacoste

Votes: 581

25. United Red Army (2007)

Not Rated | 3 hr 10 min | Crime, Drama

Rated on 09 Sep 2020

A story about the rise and fall of United Red Army, a real life 70s short-lived Japanese armed revolutionary communist movement similar to more famous Red Brigades in Italy or ... See full summary »

Director: Kôji Wakamatsu | Stars: Maki Sakai, Arata Iura, Akie Namiki, Gô Jibiki

Votes: 673

26. Prisons, la honte de la république (2006 TV Movie)

1 hr 14 min | Documentary

Rated on 07 Sep 2020

Overcrowded prisons, lack of hygiene, lack of access to care, dilapidation, violence, suicides, scorned dignity - For several years, reports deploring the shortcomings of the French prison ... See full summary »

Director: Bernard George

27. The Big Short (2015)

R | 2 hr 10 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

Rated on 06 Sep 2020

In 2006-2007 a group of investors bet against the US mortgage market. In their research they discover how flawed and corrupt the market is.

Director: Adam McKay | Stars: Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Brad Pitt

Votes: 352,757

28. Pom Poko (1994)

PG | 1 hr 59 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

Rated on 06 Sep 2020

A community of magical shape-shifting raccoon dogs struggle to prevent their forest home from being destroyed by urban development.

Director: Isao Takahata | Stars: Shinchô Kokontei, Makoto Nonomura, Yuriko Ishida, Norihei Miki

Votes: 24,361

29. White Riot (2019)

1 hr 20 min | Documentary, Music

Rated on 04 Sep 2020

Rock Against Racism was formed in 1976, prompted by Eric Clapton. It blends fresh interviews with archive footage to recreate a hostile environment of anti-immigrant hysteria and National Front marches.

Director: Rubika Shah | Stars: Red Saunders, Dennis Bovell, Mykaell Riley, Pervez Bilgrami

Votes: 273

30. Bande de cons! (1970)

1 hr 22 min | Drama

Rated on 03 Sep 2020

An actor on screen insults the audience. How will spectators react ?

Director: Roland Lethem | Stars: Jean-Pierre Delamour, To Katinaki, Paul Lambert, Jean-Pierre Bouyxou

Votes: 18

31. Yakari, le film (2020)

1 hr 22 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

Rated on 26 Aug 2020

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Directors: Toby Genkel, Xavier Giacometti | Stars: Diana Amft, Patrick Bach, Kathleen Renish, Hans Sigl

Votes: 63

32. Jammin' the Blues (1944)

Approved | 10 min | Documentary, Short, Music

Rated on 22 Aug 2020

Created under the guidance of jazz impresario and Verve Records founder Norman Granz, this short captures the spontaneity of a jam session and is one of few film records of black jazzers of the day including tenor sax legend Lester Young.

Director: Gjon Mili | Stars: Lester Young, George 'Red' Callender, Harry Edison, Marlowe Morris

Votes: 817

33. Paris mil neuf cent (1947)

1 hr 14 min | Documentary

Rated on 21 Aug 2020

Documentary limning the life of Paris and its citizens during "La Belle Epoque," the years between 1900 and 1914. Beginning with the Paris Exposition of 1900 and the completion of the ... See full summary »

Director: Nicole Védrès | Stars: Claude Dauphin, René Alexandre, Guillaume Apollinaire, Régina Badet

Votes: 121

34. Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? (2013)

Not Rated | 1 hr 28 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography

Rated on 21 Aug 2020

A series of interviews featuring linguist, philosopher and activist Noam Chomsky done in hand-drawn animation.

Director: Michel Gondry | Stars: Noam Chomsky, Michel Gondry, Richard Feynman, Michèle Oshima

Votes: 3,365

35. Intimate Lighting (1965)

TV-PG | 1 hr 11 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

Rated on 19 Aug 2020

One of the most important images of the Czech New Wave 60s, which was ranked among the top ten domestic films of all time. Feature debut screenwriter and director Ivan Passer is currently ... See full summary »

Director: Ivan Passer | Stars: Zdenek Bezusek, Karel Blazek, Miroslav Cvrk, Vera Kresadlová

Votes: 1,258

36. Shadow (2018)

Not Rated | 1 hr 56 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Rated on 13 Aug 2020

Life and intrigue in an ancient Chinese court.

Director: Yimou Zhang | Stars: Chao Deng, Li Sun, Ryan Zheng, Qianyuan Wang

Votes: 12,077

37. Bambi (1942)

G | 1 hr 10 min | Animation, Drama, Family

Rated on 09 Aug 2020

The story of a young deer growing up in the forest.

Directors: James Algar, Samuel Armstrong, David Hand, Graham Heid, Bill Roberts, Paul Satterfield, Norman Wright, Arthur Davis, Clyde Geronimi | Stars: Hardie Albright, Stan Alexander, Bobette Audrey, Peter Behn

Votes: 129,210

38. Cutterhead (2018)

1 hr 24 min | Thriller

Rated on 29 Jul 2020

Rie visits a tunnel-boring machine being used to construct the Copenhagen Metro. When an accident occurs, she must survive the claustrophobic conditions of an airlock with Ivo and Bharan whilst reconsidering their lives.

Director: Rasmus Kloster Bro | Stars: Christine Sønderris, Kresimir Mikic, Samson Semere, Adrian Heili

Votes: 1,223

39. Tout simplement noir (2020)

1 hr 30 min | Comedy

Rated on 23 Jul 2020

A politically incorrect comedy, about the role of black people in French society.

Directors: John Wax, Jean-Pascal Zadi | Stars: Jean-Pascal Zadi, Caroline Anglade, Fary, Tonton Marcel

Votes: 424

40. Vogliamo i colonnelli (1973)

1 hr 38 min | Comedy

Rated on 18 Jul 2020

Italy 1973. Giuseppe Tritoni (Ugo Tognazzi) is an ultra-right-wing congressman that doesn't agree anymore with his fascist party policy. He contacts many Italian Army officers and built a ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Monicelli | Stars: Ugo Tognazzi, Claude Dauphin, Duilio Del Prete, Giuseppe Maffioli

Votes: 513

41. Adventures of Jimmy (1950)

12 min | Short

Rated on 16 Jul 2020

Off-camera, Jimmy narrates the story of his search for his destiny. We see him living alone in a cabin in the woods; he has pictures of his parents. He paddles his canoe toward his destiny.... See full summary »

Director: James Broughton | Star: James Broughton

Votes: 93

42. Pacific 231 (1949)

9 min | Short, Music

Rated on 16 Jul 2020

An engine moves from the roundhouse to a track where it couples with several passenger cars. At 2:10 in the afternoon, it starts a trip out of the station through the countryside to its ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Mitry

Votes: 302

43. Christmas U.S.A. (1949)

13 min | Short

Rated on 16 Jul 2020

Things spin: amusement park rides, a phonograph record. A man wakes, shaves, and takes a phone call. Another man, in a kimono, walks in the woods, stops, and opens a small decorative box on... See full summary »

Director: Gregory J. Markopoulos | Stars: Mario Antonnini, Frederic Burae Davenport

Votes: 130

44. Soylent Green (1973)

PG | 1 hr 37 min | Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi

Rated on 09 Jul 2020

In the world ravaged by the greenhouse effect and overpopulation, an NYPD detective investigates the murder of a big company CEO.

Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Charlton Heston, Edward G. Robinson, Leigh Taylor-Young, Chuck Connors

Votes: 56,422

45. Guy Debord, son art et son temps (1995 TV Movie)

1 hr | Documentary

Rated on 08 Jul 2020

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Director: Brigitte Cornand | Star: Guy Debord

Votes: 19

46. J'veux du soleil (2019)

1 hr 16 min | Documentary

Rated on 06 Jul 2020

Documentary devoted to Yellow Vests.

Directors: Gilles Perret, François Ruffin | Stars: Jean-Michel Aphatie, Christophe Barbier, Yves Calvi, Christophe Castaner

Votes: 156

47. Babe (1995)

G | 1 hr 31 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

Rated on 05 Jul 2020

Babe, a pig raised by sheepdogs, learns to herd sheep with a little help from Farmer Hoggett.

Director: Chris Noonan | Stars: James Cromwell, Magda Szubanski, Christine Cavanaugh, Miriam Margolyes

Votes: 115,596