Year:

IMDB: 7.7   3.85

METACRITIC: 74   3.7

Summary
A seventeen-year-old aristocrat falls in love with a kind, but poor artist aboard the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic.
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Year:

METACRITIC: 73   3.65

IMDB: 8.7   4.35

Summary
A computer hacker learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against its controllers.
cover The Matrix
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Year:

METACRITIC: 68   3.4

IMDB: 7.2   3.6

Summary
An ex-hitman comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him.

Year:

IMDB: 8.2   4.1

METACRITIC: 82   4.1

Summary
The story of the relationship between Karamakate, an Amazonian shaman and last survivor of his people, and two scientists who work together over the course of 40 years to search the Amazon for a sacred healing plant.

Year:

IMDB: 8.2   4.1

METACRITIC: 80   4

Summary
A retired legal counselor writes a novel hoping to find closure for one of his past unresolved homicide cases and for his unreciprocated love with his superior - both of which still haunt him decades later.

Year:

METACRITIC: 77   3.85

IMDB: 8.1   4.05

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

Year:

METACRITIC: 56   2.8

IMDB: 6.1   3.05

Summary
Young writer Sal Paradise has his life shaken by the arrival of free-spirited Dean Moriarty and his girl, Marylou. As they travel across the country, they encounter a mix of people who each impact their journey indelibly.

Year:

IMDB: 7.2   3.6

METACRITIC: 73   3.65

Summary
The true story of the Puccio Clan, a family who kidnapped and killed people in the 80s.

Year:

METACRITIC: 45   2.25

IMDB: 6.9   3.45

Summary
A drama with a two-tiered storyline concerning a mother and daughter who try to form a bond after the young woman's difficult childhood.

Year:

METACRITIC: 67   3.35

IMDB: 7.2   3.6

Summary
The story of an intersexual fifteen-year-old. She lives with her parents, who have to cope with the challenges of her medical condition.
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Year:

IMDB: 7.5   3.75

METACRITIC: 78   3.9

Summary
After Carlos, a 12-year-old whose father has died in the Spanish Civil War, arrives at an ominous boy's orphanage he discovers the school is haunted and has many dark secrets that he must uncover.

Year:

IMDB: 7.8   3.9

METACRITIC: 75   3.75

Summary
The dramatization of a motorcycle road trip Che Guevara went on in his youth that showed him his life's calling.

Year:

IMDB: 7.3   3.65

METACRITIC: 80   4

Summary
In the Ottoman province of Hijaz during World War I, a young Bedouin boy experiences a greatly hastened coming-of-age as he embarks on a perilous desert journey to guide a British officer to his secret destination.

Year:

IMDB: 7.0   3.5

Summary
Trapped in a prison cell ("Zinzana") in a remote police station, a man named Talal (Saleh Bakri) is tortured by visions of his beloved ex-wife and son as he waits to hear his fate. When ... See full summary »
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Year:

IMDB: 7.6   3.8

METACRITIC: 81   4.05

Summary
An enterprising Saudi girl signs on for her school's Koran recitation competition as a way to raise the remaining funds she needs in order to buy the green bicycle that has captured her interest.
cover Wadjda
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Year:

IMDB: 7.6   3.8

METACRITIC: 75   3.75

Summary
A young Palestinian freedom fighter agrees to work as an informant after he's tricked into an admission of guilt by association in the wake of an Israeli soldier's killing.
cover Omar
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Year:

IMDB: 8.4   4.2

Summary
The events, trials and tribulations of the city of Makkah in 7th century AD.

Year:

IMDB: 7.5   3.75

METACRITIC: 71   3.55

Summary
Two childhood friends are recruited for a suicide bombing in Tel Aviv.

Year:

IMDB: 7.2   3.6

METACRITIC: 70   3.5

Summary
A romantic comedy centered on the daily lives of five Lebanese women living in Beirut.

Year:

IMDB: 8.3   4.15

Summary
The story of Dr. Yehia, a psychotherapist at Al Abbasia hospital. He works in the department treating the criminally insane, only to find his best friend to be one of the patients. Trying ... See full summary »

Year:

IMDB: 5.9   2.95

Summary
For Rami, all is for the best in this best of all possible worlds, as long as he keeps to himself. But when his longtime lover leaves him to marry a woman and his best friends drift away, ... See full summary »
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Year:

IMDB: 7.3   3.65

METACRITIC: 73   3.65

Summary
A Palestinian-Israeli boy named Eyad is sent to a prestigious boarding school in Jerusalem, where he struggles with issues of language, culture, and identity.
cover Dancing Arabs
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Year:

IMDB: 7.0   3.5

METACRITIC: 77   3.85

Summary
The life of Tao, and those close to her, is explored in three different time periods: 1999, 2014, and 2025.
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Year:

METACRITIC: 56   2.8

IMDB: 6.6   3.3

Summary
In the midst of veteran con man Nicky's latest scheme, a woman from his past - now an accomplished femme fatale - shows up and throws his plans for a loop.

Year:

IMDB: 7.9   3.95

METACRITIC: 80   4

Summary
Two con artists try to swindle a stamp collector by selling him a sheet of counterfeit rare stamps (the "nine queens").

Year:

METACRITIC: 68   3.4

IMDB: 7.9   3.95

Summary
At age 42, Rafael Belvedere is having a crisis. He lives in the shadow of his father, he feels guilty about rarely visiting his aging mother, his ex-wife says he doesn't spend enough time ... See full summary »
cover El hijo de la novia
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Year:

IMDB: 8.1   4.05

METACRITIC: 90   4.5

Summary
A woman rebels against a tyrannical ruler in postapocalyptic Australia in search for her home-land with the help of a group of female prisoners, a psychotic worshipper, and a drifter named Max.

Year:

METACRITIC: 66   3.3

IMDB: 7.0   3.5

Summary
A fictitious love story loosely inspired by the lives of Danish artists Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener. Lili and Gerda's marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili's groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer.

Year:

METACRITIC: 51   2.55

IMDB: 6.0   3

Summary
Murphy is an American living in Paris who enters a highly sexually and emotionally charged relationship with the unstable Electra. Unaware of the effect it will have on their relationship, they invite their pretty neighbor into their bed.
cover Love
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Year:

METACRITIC: 64   3.2

IMDB: 7.0   3.5

Summary
A self-diagnosed nymphomaniac recounts her erotic experiences to the man who saved her after a beating.
cover Nymphomaniac: Vol. I
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