Top Films 2017

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1.
Moonlight (2016)
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A chronicle of the childhood, adolescence and burgeoning adulthood of a young, African-American, gay man growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami. (111 mins.)
Director: Barry Jenkins
 
2.
Manchester by the Sea (2016)
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A depressed uncle is asked to take care of his teenage nephew after the boy's father dies. (137 mins.)
 
3.
Ah-ga-ssi (2016)
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A woman is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress, but secretly she is involved in a plot to defraud her. (144 mins.)
Director: Chan-wook Park
 
4.
La La Land (2016)
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While navigating their careers in Los Angeles, a pianist and an actress fall in love while attempting to reconcile their aspirations for the future. (128 mins.)
Director: Damien Chazelle
 
5.
Hell or High Water (2016)
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A divorced father and his ex-con older brother resort to a desperate scheme in order to save their family's ranch in West Texas. (102 mins.)
Director: David Mackenzie
 
6.
Forushande (2016)
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While both participating in a production of "Death of a Salesman," a teacher's wife is assaulted in her new home, which leaves him determined to find the perpetrator over his wife's traumatized objections. (124 mins.)
Director: Asghar Farhadi
 
7.
Dunkirk (2017)
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Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire and France are surrounded by the German Army, and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II. (106 mins.)
 
8.
A Monster Calls (2016)
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A boy seeks the help of a tree monster to cope with his single mother's terminal illness. (108 mins.)
Director: J.A. Bayona
 
9.
Get Out (2017)
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It's time for a young African American to meet with his white girlfriend's parents for a weekend in their secluded estate in the woods, but before long, the friendly and polite ambience will give way to a nightmare. (104 mins.)
Director: Jordan Peele
 
10.
Logan Lucky (2017)
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Two brothers attempt to pull off a heist during a NASCAR race in North Carolina. (118 mins.)
 
11.
Teströl és lélekröl (2017)
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A love story between a handicapped older man and an Asperger women. The setup is unusual- a slaughterhouse. How dreams can ignite friendship. Outstanding script, photography and performance. (116 mins.)
Director: Ildikó Enyedi
 
12.
The Party (2017)
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A comedy wrapped around a tragedy. It starts as a celebration and ends with blood on the floor. (71 mins.)
Director: Sally Potter
 
13.
Mother! (2017)
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A couple's relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence. (121 mins.)
 
14.
Elle (2016)
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A successful businesswoman gets caught up in a game of cat and mouse as she tracks down the unknown man who raped her. (130 mins.)
Director: Paul Verhoeven
 
15.
Hacksaw Ridge (2016)
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WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people, and becomes the first man in American history to receive the Medal of Honor without firing a shot. (139 mins.)
Director: Mel Gibson
 
16.
Passengers (2016)
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A spacecraft traveling to a distant colony planet and transporting thousands of people has a malfunction in its sleep chambers. As a result, two passengers are awakened 90 years early. (116 mins.)
Director: Morten Tyldum
 
17.
A Street Cat Named Bob (2016)
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Based on the international best selling book. The true feel good story of how James Bowen, a busker and recovering drug addict, had his life transformed when he met a stray ginger cat. (103 mins.)
 
18.
Fences (2016)
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A working-class African-American father tries to raise his family in the 1950s, while coming to terms with the events of his life. (139 mins.)
 
19.
Gold (2016)
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Kenny Wells, a prospector desperate for a lucky break, teams up with a similarly eager geologist and sets off on a journey to find gold in the uncharted jungle of Indonesia. (120 mins.)
Director: Stephen Gaghan
 
20.
A Cure for Wellness (2016)
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An ambitious young executive is sent to retrieve his company's CEO from an idyllic but mysterious "wellness center" at a remote location in the Swiss Alps, but soon suspects that the spa's treatments are not what they seem. (146 mins.)
Director: Gore Verbinski
 
21.
Loving (2016)
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The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, a couple whose arrest for interracial marriage in 1960s Virginia began a legal battle that would end with the Supreme Court's historic 1967 decision. (123 mins.)
Director: Jeff Nichols
 
22.
Jackie (2016)
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Following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy fights through grief and trauma to regain her faith, console her children, and define her husband's historic legacy. (100 mins.)
Director: Pablo Larraín
 
23.
The Founder (2016)
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The story of Ray Kroc, a salesman who turned two brothers' innovative fast food eatery, McDonald's, into the biggest restaurant business in the world with a combination of ambition, persistence and ruthlessness. (115 mins.)
 
24.
Live by Night (2016)
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A group of Boston-bred gangsters set up shop in balmy Florida during the Prohibition era, facing off against the competition and the Ku Klux Klan. (129 mins.)
Director: Ben Affleck
 
25.
Collateral Beauty (2016)
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Retreating from life after a tragedy, a man questions the universe by writing to Love, Time and Death. Receiving unexpected answers, he begins to see how these things interlock and how even loss can reveal moments of meaning and beauty. (97 mins.)
Director: David Frankel
 
26.
Lion (2016)
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A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia. 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family. (118 mins.)
Director: Garth Davis
 
27.
20th Century Women (2016)
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The story of a teenage boy, his mother, and two other women who help raise him among the love and freedom of Southern California of 1979. (119 mins.)
Director: Mike Mills
 
28.
Silence (2016)
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In the 17th century, two Portuguese Jesuit priests travel to Japan in an attempt to locate their mentor, who is rumored to have committed apostasy, and to propagate Catholicism. (161 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
 
29.
Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk (2016)
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19-year-old Billy Lynn is brought home for a victory tour after a harrowing Iraq battle. Through flashbacks the film shows what really happened to his squad - contrasting the realities of war with America's perceptions. (113 mins.)
Director: Ang Lee
 
30.
Song to Song (2017)
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Two intersecting love triangles. Obsession and betrayal set against the music scene in Austin, Texas. (129 mins.)
Director: Terrence Malick
 
31.
Hidden Figures (2016)
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The story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program. (127 mins.)
Director: Theodore Melfi
 
32.
The Circle (2017)
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A woman lands a dream job at a powerful tech company called the Circle, only to uncover an agenda that will affect the lives of all of humanity. (110 mins.)
Director: James Ponsoldt
 
33.
Tanna (2015)
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Set on a remote Pacific island, covered in rain forest and dominated by an active volcano, this heartfelt story, enacted by the Yakel tribe, tells of a sister's loyalty, a forbidden love affair and the pact between the old ways and the new. (104 mins.)
 
34.
Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
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A young blade runner's discovery of a long-buried secret leads him to track down former blade runner Rick Deckard, who's been missing for thirty years. (164 mins.)
 
35.
Neruda (2016)
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An inspector hunts down Nobel Prize-winning Chilean poet, Pablo Neruda, who becomes a fugitive in his home country in the late 1940s for joining the Communist Party. (107 mins.)
Director: Pablo Larraín
 
36.
A Ghost Story (2017)
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In this singular exploration of legacy, love, loss, and the enormity of existence, a recently deceased, white-sheeted ghost returns to his suburban home to try to reconnect with his bereft wife. (92 mins.)
Director: David Lowery
 
37.
Detroit (2017)
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Fact-based drama set during the 1967 Detroit riots in which a group of rogue police officers respond to a complaint with retribution rather than justice on their minds. (143 mins.)
Director: Kathryn Bigelow
 
38.
Les fantômes d'Ismaël (2017)
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The story follows a filmmaker whose life is sent into a tailspin by the return of a former lover just as he is about to embark on the shoot of a new film. (114 mins.)
 
39.
The Square (2017)
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The Square is a poignant satirical drama reflecting our times - about the sense of community, moral courage and the affluent person's need for egocentricity in an increasingly uncertain world. (142 mins.)
Director: Ruben Östlund
 
40.
Suburbicon (2017)
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A home invasion rattles a quiet family town. (104 mins.)
Director: George Clooney
 
41.
Last Flag Flying (2017)
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Thirty years after they served together in Vietnam, a former Navy Corpsman Larry "Doc" Shepherd re-unites with his old buddies, former Marines Sal Nealon and Reverend Richard Mueller, to bury his son, a young Marine killed in the Iraq War. (124 mins.)
 
42.
Happy End (2017)
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A drama about a family set in Calais with the European refugee crisis as the backdrop. (107 mins.)
Director: Michael Haneke
 
43.
Wonderstruck (2017)
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The story of a young boy in the Midwest is told simultaneously with a tale about a young girl in New York from fifty years ago as they both seek the same mysterious connection. (117 mins.)
Director: Todd Haynes
 
44.
The Snowman (2017)
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Detective Harry Hole investigates the disappearance of a woman whose pink scarf is found wrapped around an ominous-looking snowman. (119 mins.)
Director: Tomas Alfredson
 
45.
Foxtrot (2017)
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A troubled family face the facts when something goes terribly wrong at their son's desolate military post. (108 mins.)
Director: Samuel Maoz