20 best foreign and US filmsby green-dalila | created - 14 Dec 2015 | updated - 14 Dec 2015 | Public
I tried to add movies that I have seen at least once and that I liked right away. Also I am adding films that hit me on a deep level and that I will never forget.
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1. Manic (2001)
R | 100 min | Drama
After attacking another player with a bat during baseball at school, Lyle's sent to the psych ward. He meets other teenagers with problems. Will group therapy help?
Votes: 8,964 | Gross: $0.07M
2. Strayed (2003)
Unrated | 95 min | Drama, Romance, War
Emmanuelle Béart stars as a widowed schoolteacher who flees Nazi-occupied Paris with her children. A teenaged boy comes to their rescue by leading them into the forest -- their best shot at survival.
Votes: 2,966 | Gross: $0.48M
3. La désenchantée (1990)
TV-MA | 78 min | Drama, Romance
Seventeen-year-old Beth is just finishing school, and lives in Paris with her bedridden mother and younger brother. She is annoyed because her boyfriend suggested she try sleeping with ... See full summary »
4. Little Boy Blue (1997)
R | 105 min | Drama
Living in the rural Texas panhandle is a dysfunctional family: Ray, an abusive dad, a Vietnam vet with a war wound that's left him impotent; Kate, a compliant wife and Jimmy, a 19-year-old ... See full summary »
6. Gas Food Lodging (1992)
R | 101 min | Drama, Romance
In the boring desert of New Mexico, a single mother raises her two teenage daughters, Shade and Trudi, whose deepest desire is to leave the dead calm town. Shade is the type to escape in ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,193 | Gross: $1.35M
8. I Like It Like That (1994)
R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Lisette and husband Chino face marital difficulties. She is fed up with the kids, while he has job troubles. His mother Rosaria hates Lisette and the neighborhood tramp has designs on Chino... See full summary »
Votes: 1,406 | Gross: $1.78M
9. Character (1997)
R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Jacob Katadreuffe lives mute with his mother, has no contact with his father who only works against him and wants to become a lawyer, at all costs.
Votes: 10,021 | Gross: $0.71M
10. Evil (2003)
Not Rated | 113 min | Drama
A teenage boy expelled from school for fighting arrives at a boarding school where the systematic bullying of younger students is encouraged as a means to maintain discipline, and decides to fight back.
Votes: 33,978 | Gross: $0.02M
11. Kung Fu Hustle (2004)
R | 99 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy
In Shanghai, China in the 1940s, a wannabe gangster aspires to join the notorious "Axe Gang" while residents of a housing complex exhibit extraordinary powers in defending their turf.
Votes: 118,736 | Gross: $17.11M
12. Mommy (I) (2014)
R | 139 min | Drama
A widowed single mother, raising her violent son alone, finds new hope when a mysterious neighbor inserts herself into their household.
Votes: 44,215 | Gross: $3.49M
13. Hurricane Streets (1997)
R | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Marcus is a kid on Manhattan's mean streets. He's turning 15, his father is dead, his mother is in prison for smuggling undocumented aliens. His grandmother is raising him. He has four ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,098 | Gross: $0.33M
15. Upside Down (I) (2012)
PG-13 | 109 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Adam and Eden fell in love as teens despite the fact that they live on twinned worlds with gravities that pull in opposite directions. Ten years after a forced separation, Adam sets out on a dangerous quest to reconnect with his love.
Votes: 66,994 | Gross: $0.10M
17. Starred Up (2013)
Not Rated | 106 min | Crime, Drama
Eric Love, 19, is locked up in prison. On first day he assaults another inmate and several guards. He's offered group therapy and his dad, an inmate as well, tries to talk sense into him. Can he be rehabilitated?
Votes: 40,126 | Gross: $0.03M
18. Far from Home (1989)
R | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A teenage girl and her father driving cross-country become stranded when their car runs out of gas in a remote Nevada desert town and they're forced to stay in a dilapidated trailer park where a serial killer lurks.
19. Pretty in Pink (1986)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A poor girl must choose between the affections of dating her childhood sweetheart or a rich but sensitive playboy.
Votes: 68,947 | Gross: $40.47M
20. Somewhere in Time (1980)
PG | 103 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
A Chicago playwright uses self-hypnosis to travel back in time and meet the actress whose vintage portrait hangs in a grand hotel.
Votes: 24,884 | Gross: $9.71M
21. Gimme Shelter (2013)
PG-13 | 101 min | Drama
A pregnant teenager flees her abusive mother in search of her father, only to be rejected by her stepmother and forced to survive on the streets until a compassionate stranger offers a hopeful alternative.
Votes: 7,851 | Gross: $1.36M
23. Marfa Girl (2012)
Unrated | 105 min | Drama
A story centered on a directionless 16-year-old living in Marfa, Texas and his relationships with his girlfriend, his neighbor, his teacher, a newly arrived local artist, and a local Border Patrol officer.