Best of Independent Movies - 2016by Sametlefou | created - 4 months ago | updated - 3 months ago | Public
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1. All of a Sudden (2016)
112 min | Drama
Karsten apparently has it settled. However, in this provincial German town, a moment of weakness turns to disaster, disappointment soon fuels anger, justice hides behind hypocrisy, and evil gradually unfolds.
2. David Lynch: The Art Life (2016)
Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Biography
Artist and filmmaker David Lynch discusses his early life and the events that shaped his outlook on art and the creative process.
Votes: 4,209 | Gross: $0.17M
3. The Darkest Universe (2016)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
THE DARKEST UNIVERSE is BAFTA-nominated directors Will Sharpe and Tom Kingsley's surreal and hilarious follow-up to the critically acclaimed BLACK POND. Described by Sharpe and Kingsley as ... See full summary »
4. Frantz (2016)
PG-13 | 113 min | Drama, History, Romance
In the aftermath of WWI, a young German who grieves the death of her fiancé in France meets a mysterious Frenchman who visits the fiancé's grave to lay flowers.
Votes: 10,701 | Gross: $0.88M
7. Nocturnal Animals (2016)
R | 116 min | Drama, Thriller
A wealthy art gallery owner is haunted by her ex-husband's novel, a violent thriller she interprets as a symbolic revenge tale.
Votes: 207,052 | Gross: $10.64M
11. The Neon Demon (2016)
R | 117 min | Horror, Thriller
An aspiring model, Jesse, is new to Los Angeles. However, her beauty and youth, which generate intense fascination and jealousy within the fashion industry, may prove themselves sinister.
Votes: 73,308 | Gross: $1.33M
12. Captain Fantastic (2016)
R | 118 min | Comedy, Drama
In the forests of the Pacific Northwest, a father devoted to raising his six kids with a rigorous physical and intellectual education is forced to leave his paradise and enter the world, challenging his idea of what it means to be a parent.
Votes: 161,051 | Gross: $5.88M
13. American Honey (2016)
R | 163 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
A teenage girl with nothing to lose joins a traveling magazine sales crew, and gets caught up in a whirlwind of hard partying, law bending and young love as she criss-crosses the Midwest with a band of misfits.
Votes: 32,079 | Gross: $0.66M
17. The Salesman (2016)
PG-13 | 124 min | Drama, Thriller
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.
Votes: 42,001 | Gross: $2.40M
18. I, Daniel Blake (2016)
R | 100 min | Drama
After having suffered a heart-attack, a 59-year-old carpenter must fight the bureaucratic forces of the system in order to receive Employment and Support Allowance.
Votes: 44,582 | Gross: $0.26M
19. The Unknown Girl (2016)
Unrated | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A female doctor gets obsessed with the case of a dead woman after learning that the woman had died shortly after having rung her door for help.
Votes: 6,162 | Gross: $0.15M
20. Julieta (2016)
R | 99 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
After a casual encounter, a brokenhearted woman decides to confront her life and the most important events about her stranded daughter.
Votes: 24,823 | Gross: $1.49M
21. From the Land of the Moon (2016)
R | 120 min | Drama, Romance
In 1950s France, Gabrielle is a passionate, free-spirited woman who is in a loveless marriage and falls for another man when she is sent away to the Alps to treat her kidney stones. Gabrielle yearns to free herself and run away with André.
Votes: 4,578 | Gross: $0.04M
23. Moonlight (I) (2016)
R | 111 min | Drama
A chronicle of the childhood, adolescence and burgeoning adulthood of a young, African-American, gay man growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami.
Votes: 230,345 | Gross: $27.85M
25. Toni Erdmann (2016)
R | 162 min | Comedy, Drama
A practical joking father tries to reconnect with his hard working daughter by creating an outrageous alter ego and posing as her CEO's life coach.
Votes: 38,391 | Gross: $1.48M
26. The Student (2016)
Unrated | 118 min | Drama
Contemporary Russia. A high school student becomes convinced that the world has been lost to evil, and begins to challenge the morals and beliefs of the adults around him.
Votes: 3,935 | Gross: $0.00M
28. Clash (2016)
Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Thriller, War
Set entirely in an 8m police truck, a number of detainees from different political and social backgrounds are brought together by fate, during the turmoil that followed the ousting of former president Morsi from power.
Votes: 4,088 | Gross: $0.02M
29. The Innocents (2016)
PG-13 | 115 min | Drama, History
1945. Mathilde is a French Red Cross doctor working on a mission to help the French survivors of the German camps. While she works in Poland, she is asked for help by a nun. In her convent, several nuns got pregnant.
Votes: 8,051 | Gross: $1.06M