Innovative movies you should watchby guisreis | created - 10 Oct 2013 | updated - 3 weeks ago | Public
I'd also like to add short film "A espera", from Ernesto Solis: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nAIoPmqd4aw
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1. Embrace of the Serpent (2015)
Not Rated | 125 min | Adventure, Drama
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 forty years to search the Amazon for a sacred healing plant.
Votes: 18,567 | Gross: $1.33M
2. The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988)
PG | 126 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
An account of Baron Munchausen's supposed travels and fantastical experiences with his band of misfits.
Votes: 48,536 | Gross: $8.08M
4. Alguien mató algo (1999)
27 min | Short
5. Angeli 'The Killer' (2017– )
145 min | Comedy
ANGELI THE KILLER is an animated series loosely inspired in the works and personality of the Brazilian cartoonist, Angeli, creator of the seminal magazine "Chiclete com Banana" and ... See full summary »
6. Animal político (2016)
76 min | Drama
A cow tries to convince herself she's really happy. But one evening, just before Christmas, she is overwhelmed by a sense of emptiness - a strange, new experience. The crisis makes her ... See full summary »
7. Moby & the Void Pacific Choir: Are You Lost in the World Like Me (2016 Video)
3 min | Animation, Short, Drama
Max Fleischer-style animated video from the album "These Systems Are Failing" which questions the impact of technology on modern society.
8. Assassination Nation (2018)
R | 108 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
After a malicious data hack exposes the secrets of the perpetually American town of Salem, chaos descents and four girls must fight to survive, while coping with the hack themselves.
Votes: 12,042 | Gross: $1.96M
9. Bacurau (2019)
131 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
After the death of her grandmother, Teresa comes home to her matriarchal village in a near-future Brazil to find a succession of sinister events that mobilizes all of its residents.
10. The Bar (2017)
102 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller
In bustling downtown Madrid, a loud gunshot and two mysterious deaths trap a motley assortment of common urbanites in a decrepit central bar, while paranoia and suspicion force the terrified regulars to turn on each other.
12. Bambi Meets Godzilla (1969)
Not Rated | 2 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Bambi is contentedly nibbling the grass, seemingly unaware of his impending encounter with Godzilla. What will happen when the two finally meet?
Director: Marv Newland
13. Black Mirror: Bandersnatch (2018 TV Movie)
TV-MA | 90 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A young programmer starts to question reality when he adapts a mad writer's fantasy novel into a video game.
14. Batman: Ashes to Ashes (2009)
18 min | Short, Crime
1938 Driven by different, but nevertheless essential reasons, Eddy, Charles and Sergio decide to break into the huge manor that overhangs the city. Their enterprise soon starts to derail as... See full summary »
17. Welcome Mr. Marshall! (1953)
78 min | Comedy
After finding out that North American people are visiting the Spanish villages, the citizens of Villar del Río start preparing themselves to welcome them when they arrive.
19. Bimbo's Initiation (1931)
Not Rated | 6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Bimbo the dog is initiated into a secret society in a sadistic 'fun house'; then Betty Boop (with dog's ears) takes a hand.
23. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)
Not Rated | 67 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Hypnotist Dr. Caligari uses a somnambulist, Cesare, to commit murders.
The screenplay was extremely innovative for that time. Though, what impressed me the most was the amazing scenario.
26. Cloud Atlas (2012)
R | 172 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
An exploration of how the actions of individual lives impact one another in the past, present and future, as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero, and an act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution.
Votes: 333,061 | Gross: $27.11M
28. Coraline (2009)
PG | 100 min | Animation, Drama, Family
An adventurous 11-year-old girl finds another world that is a strangely idealized version of her frustrating home, but it has sinister secrets.
Votes: 183,877 | Gross: $75.29M
29. Short Night of Glass Dolls (1971)
Not Rated | 97 min | Horror, Mystery
An American journalist temporarily stationed in Eastern Europe searches for his new girlfriend, who has suddenly disappeared.
'La corta notte delle bambole di vetro' is a wonderful crime thriller, very sophisticated in its cinematography, edition, camera moves. There are fantastic ironic dialogs, quite political, and the film clearly inspires Kubrick's 'Eyes Wide Shut' and Phantom Zone criminals' judgement scene from 'Superman II', among others. Spectator does feel the same feelings felt by the characters many times.
30. Daybreak Express (1953)
5 min | Documentary, Short, Music
Set to a classic Duke Ellington recording "Daybreak Express", this is a five-minute short of the soon-to-be-demolished Third Avenue elevated subway station in New York City.
Director: D.A. Pennebaker
32. Dick Tracy (1990)
PG | 105 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
The comic strip detective finds his life vastly complicated when Breathless Mahoney makes advances towards him while he is trying to battle Big Boy Caprice's united mob.
Votes: 54,755 | Gross: $103.74M
34. Easy Rider (1969)
R | 95 min | Adventure, Drama
Through the open country and desert lands, two bikers head from L.A to New Orleans, and along the way, meet a man who bridges a counter-culture gap they are unaware of.
Votes: 93,598 | Gross: $41.73M
35. The Employment (2008)
7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
A man prepares and goes to work in a bizarre world, where the meaning of human workforce is taken to another level.
36. In Bed (2005)
Unrated | 85 min | Drama
Can strangers connect? Can casual sex become something else? In Santiago, Daniela and Bruno, both about 30, meet at a party, go to another and end up in a hotel. We join them there as ... See full summary »
37. Enchanted (2007)
PG | 107 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
A young maiden in a land called Andalasia, who is prepared to be wed, is sent away to New York City by an evil queen, where she falls in love with a lawyer.
Votes: 169,438 | Gross: $127.81M
38. Look Who's Back (2015)
Not Rated | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Adolf Hitler wakes up in the 21st century. He quickly gains media attention, but while Germany finds him hilarious and charming, Hitler makes some serious observations about society.
39. Amélie (2001)
R | 122 min | Comedy, Romance
Amélie is an innocent and naive girl in Paris with her own sense of justice. She decides to help those around her and, along the way, discovers love.
Votes: 670,819 | Gross: $33.23M
40. The Weeknd: False Alarm (2016 Video)
6 min | Short, Action, Crime
Creative music video about an intense robbery and the trouble that comes with it.
41. A Fantasy (1908)
2 min | Animation, Short, Fantasy
The first all-animated film in history, a series of scenes without much narrative structure, but morphing into each other.
Director: Émile Cohl
The first animation film ever!
42. The Favourite (2018)
R | 119 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
In early 18th century England, a frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend, Lady Sarah, governs the country in her stead. When a new servant, Abigail, arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah.
Votes: 143,913 | Gross: $34.37M
Theatre-like mood, impressive locations, innovative camera, good dialogs and acting.
44. Os Filmes Que Não Fiz (2008)
16 min | Short, Comedy
45. Frida (2002)
R | 123 min | Biography, Drama, Romance