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1. Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood (2019)

R | 161 min | Comedy, Drama

83 Metascore

A faded television actor and his stunt double strive to achieve fame and success in the film industry during the final years of Hollywood's Golden Age in 1969 Los Angeles.

Director: Quentin Tarantino | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Emile Hirsch

Votes: 277,793 | Gross: $135.37M

7/10

2. The Dead Don't Die (2019)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

54 Metascore

The peaceful town of Centerville finds itself battling a zombie horde as the dead start rising from their graves.

Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Bill Murray, Adam Driver, Tom Waits, Chloë Sevigny

Votes: 32,073 | Gross: $6.56M

6/10

3. The Art of Self-Defense (2019)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

65 Metascore

After being attacked on the street, a young man enlists at a local dojo, led by a charismatic and mysterious sensei, in an effort to learn how to defend himself from future threats.

Director: Riley Stearns | Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Alessandro Nivola, Imogen Poots, Steve Terada

Votes: 13,857 | Gross: $2.41M

4. Vivarium (2019)

97 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi

A young couple looking for the perfect home find themselves trapped in a mysterious labyrinth-like neighborhood of identical houses.

Director: Lorcan Finnegan | Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Imogen Poots, Jonathan Aris, Eanna Hardwicke

Votes: 696

6/10

5. The Beach Bum (2019)

R | 95 min | Comedy

55 Metascore

A rebellious stoner named Moondog lives life by his own rules.

Director: Harmony Korine | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Snoop Dogg, Isla Fisher, Stefania LaVie Owen

Votes: 12,624 | Gross: $3.49M

7/10

6. Beats (II) (2019)

101 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

75 Metascore

Two teenage boys in Scotland in 1994, best friends with no control over their lives, risk everything to attend an illegal rave, hoping for the best night of their boring lives.

Director: Brian Welsh | Stars: Kimber Closson, Martin Donaghy, Brian Ferguson, Ryan Fletcher

Votes: 1,427

8/10

7. Happy New Year, Colin Burstead (2018)

95 min | Drama

Colin hires a lavish country manor for his extended family to celebrate New Year. Unfortunately for Colin his position of power in the family is under serious threat from the arrival of his estranged brother David.

Director: Ben Wheatley | Stars: Neil Maskell, Sura Dohnke, Marvin Maskell, Nicole Nettleingham

Votes: 1,018

8. Pain and Glory (2019)

R | 113 min | Drama

88 Metascore

A film director reflects on the choices he's made in life as past and present come crashing down around him.

Director: Pedro Almodóvar | Stars: Antonio Banderas, Asier Etxeandia, Leonardo Sbaraglia, Nora Navas

Votes: 20,477

9. Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019)

R | 121 min | Drama, Romance

95 Metascore

On an isolated island in Brittany at the end of the eighteenth century, a female painter is obliged to paint a wedding portrait of a young woman.

Director: Céline Sciamma | Stars: Noémie Merlant, Adèle Haenel, Luàna Bajrami, Valeria Golino

Votes: 5,412

10. Young Ahmed (2019)

90 min | Drama

64 Metascore

A Belgian teenager hatches a plot to kill his teacher after embracing an extremist interpretation of the Quran.

Directors: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne | Stars: Idir Ben Addi, Olivier Bonnaud, Myriem Akheddiou, Victoria Bluck

Votes: 1,045

11. The Wolf Hour (2019)

R | 99 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

42 Metascore

June was once a known counter-culture figure, but that was a decade ago. She now lives alone in her South Bronx apartment, having all but cut herself off from the outside world. It's the ... See full summary »

Director: Alistair Banks Griffin | Stars: Naomi Watts, Jennifer Ehle, Brennan Brown, Emory Cohen

Votes: 841

12. The Command (2018)

PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Drama, History

55 Metascore

The film follows the 2000 K-141 Kursk submarine disaster and the governmental negligence that followed. As the sailors fight for survival, their families desperately battle political obstacles and impossible odds to save them.

Director: Thomas Vinterberg | Stars: Matthias Schoenaerts, Léa Seydoux, Peter Simonischek, August Diehl

Votes: 11,164

6/10

13. Monos (2019)

R | 102 min | Drama, Thriller

78 Metascore

On a remote mountaintop, eight kids with guns watch over a hostage and a conscripted milk cow.

Director: Alejandro Landes | Stars: Sofia Buenaventura, Julián Giraldo, Karen Quintero, Laura Castrillón

Votes: 3,850

7/10

14. The Nightingale (I) (2018)

R | 136 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

77 Metascore

Set in 1825, Clare, a young Irish convict woman, chases a British officer through the rugged Tasmanian wilderness, bent on revenge for a terrible act of violence he committed against her family. On the way she enlists the services of an Aboriginal tracker named Billy, who is also marked by trauma from his own violence-filled past.

Director: Jennifer Kent | Stars: Aisling Franciosi, Sam Claflin, Baykali Ganambarr, Damon Herriman

Votes: 7,406 | Gross: $0.39M

9/10

15. Judy & Punch (2019)

105 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

Seaside (nowhere near the sea), puppeteers Judy and Punch are trying to resurrect their marionette show in an an anarchic town on the brink of mob rule.

Director: Mirrah Foulkes | Stars: Mia Wasikowska, Damon Herriman, Benedict Hardie, Jacek Koman

Votes: 480

16. Hearts and Bones (2019)

111 min | Drama

In Ben Lawrence's beautifully acted debut feature, a war photographer Hugo Weaving and a refugee Andrew Luri discover a photograph that threatens to destroy them both. Daniel Fisher Weaving... See full summary »

Director: Ben Lawrence | Stars: Hugo Weaving, Andrew Luri, Hayley McElhinney, Bolude Watson

Votes: 109

7/10

17. Buoyancy (2019)

93 min | Drama

14-year-old Chakra is sold as a slave labourer to the captain of a Thai fishing vessel. The captain's rule on board is cruel and arbitrary.

Director: Rodd Rathjen | Stars: Sarm Heng, Thanawut Kasro, Mony Ros, Saichia Wongwirot

Votes: 210

7/10

18. The Whistlers (2019)

97 min | Comedy, Crime

74 Metascore

A policeman is intent on freeing a crooked businessman from a prison on Gomera, an island in the Canaries. However, he must first learn the difficult local dialect, a language which includes hissing and spitting.

Director: Corneliu Porumboiu | Stars: Vlad Ivanov, Catrinel Marlon, Rodica Lazar, Agustí Villaronga

Votes: 883

19. Long Day's Journey Into Night (2018)

Not Rated | 138 min | Drama, Mystery

89 Metascore

A man went back to Guizhou, found the tracks of a mysterious woman. He recalls the summer he spent with her twenty years ago.

Director: Gan Bi | Stars: Wei Tang, Jue Huang, Sylvia Chang, Hong-Chi Lee

Votes: 3,335 | Gross: $0.50M

7/10

20. The Wild Goose Lake (2019)

113 min | Crime, Drama

74 Metascore

A gangster on the run sacrifices everything for his family and a woman he meets while on the lam.

Director: Yi'nan Diao | Stars: Ge Hu, Lun-Mei Kwei, Fan Liao, Regina Wan

Votes: 895

21. First Love (2019)

108 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

76 Metascore

A young boxer and a call girl get caught up in a drug-smuggling scheme over the course of one night in Tokyo.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Becky, Sakurako Konishi, Masataka Kubota, Jun Murakami

Votes: 973

7/10

22. In Fabric (2018)

R | 118 min | Comedy, Horror

83 Metascore

In Fabric is a haunting ghost story set against the backdrop of a busy winter sales period in a department store and follows the life of a cursed dress as it passes from person to person, with devastating consequences..

Director: Peter Strickland | Stars: Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Hayley Squires, Leo Bill

Votes: 4,193

8/10

23. The Duke of Burgundy (2014)

Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

87 Metascore

A woman who studies butterflies and moths tests the limits of her relationship with her lesbian lover.

Director: Peter Strickland | Stars: Sidse Babett Knudsen, Monica Swinn, Chiara D'Anna, Kata Bartsch

Votes: 10,851 | Gross: $0.03M

6/10

24. Berberian Sound Studio (2012)

Not Rated | 92 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

80 Metascore

A sound engineer's work for an Italian horror studio becomes a terrifying case of life imitating art.

Director: Peter Strickland | Stars: Toby Jones, Antonio Mancino, Guido Adorni, Susanna Cappellaro

Votes: 13,436

5/10

25. Come to Daddy (2019)

93 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

62 Metascore

A man in his thirties travels to a remote cabin to reconnect with his estranged father.

Director: Ant Timpson | Stars: Elijah Wood, Stephen McHattie, Garfield Wilson, Madeleine Sami

Votes: 561

6/10

26. Greener Grass (2019)

Unrated | 95 min | Comedy

69 Metascore

Suburban soccer moms find themselves constantly competing against each other in their personal lives as their kids settle their differences on the field.

Directors: Jocelyn DeBoer, Dawn Luebbe | Stars: Jocelyn DeBoer, Dawn Luebbe, Beck Bennett, Neil Casey

Votes: 976

27. The Lodge (2019)

R | 100 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

68 Metascore

A soon-to-be stepmom is snowed in with her fiancé's two children at a remote holiday village. Just as relations begin to thaw between the trio, some strange and frightening events take place.

Directors: Severin Fiala, Veronika Franz | Stars: Jaeden Martell, Riley Keough, Richard Armitage, Alicia Silverstone

Votes: 1,037

8/10

28. Meeting Gorbachev (2018)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

73 Metascore

The life of Mikhail Gorbachev, the eighth and final President of the Soviet Union in chronological order.

Directors: Werner Herzog, André Singer | Stars: Yuri Andropov, James Baker, Leonid Brezhnev, Konstantin Chernenko

Votes: 720 | Gross: $0.25M

7/10

29. The Cordillera of Dreams (2019)

84 min | Documentary

Patricio Guzmán left Chile more than 40 years ago when the military dictatorship took over the democratically-elected government, but he never stopped thinking about a country, a culture, ... See full summary »

Director: Patricio Guzmán | Stars: Jorge Baradit, Vicente Gajardo, Francisco Gazitúa, Pablo Salas

Votes: 201

30. The Rest (2019)

78 min | Documentary

"The Rest" is a documentary by Ai Weiwei about refugees who arrived in Europe, the world's bastion of human rights. These refugees fled war and persecution in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, and ... See full synopsis »

Director: Weiwei Ai

Votes: 35

31. Dark Suns (2018)

152 min | Documentary

An epic investigation into countless murders in Mexico. Presented in chapters, the film unfolds methodically through unsettling testimonials, sketching a portrait of an entire country ... See full summary »

Director: Julien Elie

Votes: 61

32. Machine (2019)

86 min | Documentary

If machines can be smarter than people, is humanity really anything special?

Director: Justin Krook | Stars: Nick Bostrom, Rodney Brooks, Eugenia Kuyda, Tim Urban

Votes: 16

6/10

33. Honeyland (2019)

90 min | Documentary, Drama

86 Metascore

The last female bee-hunter in Europe must save the bees and return the natural balance in Honeyland, when a family of nomadic beekeepers invade her land and threaten her livelihood.

Directors: Tamara Kotevska, Ljubomir Stefanov | Stars: Hatidze Muratova, Nazife Muratova, Hussein Sam, Ljutvie Sam

Votes: 1,405 | Gross: $0.50M

34. Martha: A Picture Story (2019)

82 min | Documentary, Biography

In 1970s New York, photographer Martha Cooper captured some of the first images of graffiti at a time when the city had declared war it. Decades later, Cooper has become influential to the global movement of street artists.

Director: Selina Miles

Votes: 38

9/10

35. It Must Schwing: The Blue Note Story (2018)

115 min | Documentary

In 1939, Alfred Lion and Francis Wolff founded the legendary jazz label Blue Note Records in New York. This is the story of two friends, united by a passionate love for jazz, and their belief in equality and freedom for every person.

Director: Eric Friedler | Stars: Herbie Hancock, Quincy Jones, Sonny Rollins, Wayne Shorter

Votes: 118

36. Untouchable (2019)

98 min | Documentary, Biography

A look at the rise and fall of disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein featuring interviews with former colleagues and those who accused him of sexual misconduct.

Director: Ursula Macfarlane | Stars: Erika Rosenbaum, Nannette Klatt, Ken Auletta, Ronan Farrow

Votes: 1,246

37. Friedkin Uncut (2018)

Not Rated | 107 min | Documentary

68 Metascore

In this documentary, the hotshot director of The Exorcist and The French Connection, now 83 years old, is interviewed about his career,and a number of his colleagues and admirers weigh in with reminiscences and tributes.

Director: Francesco Zippel | Stars: William Friedkin, Wes Anderson, Dario Argento, Samuel Blumenfeld

Votes: 128

38. Memory: The Origins of Alien (2019)

Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary

70 Metascore

The untold origin story behind Ridley Scott's Alien - rooted in Greek and Egyptian mythologies, underground comics, the art of Francis Bacon, and the dark visions of Dan O'Bannon and H.R. ... See full summary »

Director: Alexandre O. Philippe | Stars: Bijan Aalam, Tim Boxell, Axelle Carolyn, Veronica Cartwright

Votes: 1,154

8/10

39. Iron Fists and Kung Fu Kicks (2019)

107 min | Documentary, History

The history of Hong Kong martial arts cinema and its influence.

Director: Serge Ou | Stars: Scott Adkins, Jessica Henwick, JuJu Chan, Amy Johnston

Votes: 252

40. The 36th Chamber of Shaolin (1978)

R | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

A man studies kung fu at the Shaolin Temple to fight back against the oppressive Manchu government.

Director: Chia-Liang Liu | Stars: Chia-Hui Liu, Lieh Lo, Chia Yung Liu, Norman Chu

Votes: 13,461

9/10

41. The 8 Diagram Pole Fighter (1984)

Not Rated | 98 min | Action, Drama

The Yang family was the loyal strong-arm of the Imperial army. But a jealous General betrays the Eilte Spearman and their father to the opposing Mongol army. After an ambush of a battle, ... See full summary »

Director: Chia-Liang Liu | Stars: Chia-Hui Liu, Sheng Fu, Lily Li, Kara Wai

Votes: 2,343

42. Black Robe (1991)

R | 101 min | Drama, History, War

In the 17th century, a Jesuit missionary nicknamed Black Robe by the natives and his small party of companions try reaching the Huron tribe in Canada all while facing mistrust, Iroquois warring parties and harsh winter conditions.

Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Lothaire Bluteau, Aden Young, Sandrine Holt, August Schellenberg

Votes: 6,033 | Gross: $8.21M

8/10

43. Cremator (1969)

95 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

Set in World War II, a demented cremator believes cremation relieves earthly suffering and sets out to save the world.

Director: Juraj Herz | Stars: Rudolf Hrusínský, Vlasta Chramostová, Jana Stehnová, Milos Vognic

Votes: 6,253

44. Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors (1964)

97 min | Drama, Music, Romance

A timeless Carpathian story - the young Ivan falls in love with the daughter of his father's killer among the Hutsul people of Ukraine.

Director: Sergei Parajanov | Stars: Ivan Mykolaichuk, Larisa Kadochnikova, Tatyana Bestayeva, Spartak Bagashvili

Votes: 5,429



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