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by prelude_e_n_i_g_m_a | created - 07 Jun 2013 | updated - 2 weeks ago | Public

THIS IS THE ONLY LIST YOU NEED TO TURN TO WHEN LOOKING FOR ART IN FUTURE CINEMA

I like my films to move me on a subconscious level. Whether they're profound, thought provoking or emotionally stirring. dark/stylish/intense/existential/poetic/hypnotic

List of future films I want to see. I definitely don't think they'll all be good, only a third will probably get rated by me, but something in each of them intrigued me. List is in no particular order.

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1. Nexus (I)

Sci-Fi | Announced

A young scientist becomes the target of government agencies and international mercenaries after creating software that facilitates mind control.

2. XOXO

Crime, Drama, Mystery | Announced

An engaged professional man meets a captivating woman on Facebook, though their virtual relationship soon turns into a dark, deadly reality.

Director: Clement Virgo

3. A Fall from Grace (I)

Drama, Mystery, Thriller | Announced

Detective Michael Tabb knows the city he protects inside and out. He has felt its true heart, as much as its dark underbelly: but he does not know who, in both the dark and light - is taking the lives of young girls.

Director: Jennifer Lynch | Stars: Vincent D'Onofrio, David Lynch, Forest Whitaker, Balthazar Getty

4. The Irishman (2019)

Biography, Crime, Drama | Post-production

A mob hitman recalls his possible involvement with the slaying of Jimmy Hoffa.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Anna Paquin, Jesse Plemons

5. The Tiger

Adventure, Drama, Thriller | Announced

Takes place on the Siberian plain, where human development is encroaching on the tigers' habitat and one tiger turns on the intruders. With townspeople being tracked and hunted with an ... See full summary »

Director: Myroslav Slaboshpytskyi

6. Machine Man

Sci-Fi | Announced

A tech firm engineer who use titanium to upgrade his body finds himself targeted by people who want to get their hands on his inventions.

7. Syndrome E

Thriller | Announced

A detective team up with a police officer in Paris to investigate a series of deaths related to a rare film from the 1950s.

8. The Surrogate (I)

Thriller | Delayed

An infertile couple hire a young college girl to be implanted with the couple's last fertile egg -- fully unaware that their surrogate is insane until she is mid-term with their child.

9. Metalhead

100 min | Drama | Post-production

The story of a heavy metal drummer who blows his eardrums out and must learn to adapt to a world of silence. An introspective journey into the vortex of our senses, tinkering with cinema's boundaries.

Director: Derek Cianfrance | Stars: Edgar Livengood, Gazelle Amber Valentine

10. Red Sparrow (2018)

R | 140 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

53 Metascore

Ballerina Dominika Egorova is recruited to 'Sparrow School,' a Russian intelligence service where she is forced to use her body as a weapon. Her first mission, targeting a C.I.A. agent, threatens to unravel the security of both nations.

Director: Francis Lawrence | Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Joel Edgerton, Matthias Schoenaerts, Charlotte Rampling

Votes: 137,238 | Gross: $46.87M

11. The General

Action | Announced

A gritty look at the story of George Washington.

12. Human Nature (I)

Action, Sci-Fi | Announced

A man who is cryogenically frozen for years awakens to a world where humans are no longer the dominant species.

13. El Patron

Action, Biography, Crime | Announced

A chronicle of the Colombian drug lord's life.

Star: John Leguizamo

14. The Monster of Florence (I)

Crime, Drama, Mystery | Announced

A reconstruction of eight double homicides believed to have been committed single-handedly between 1968 and 1985 in and around Florence, Italy.

15. The Garden of Last Days

Drama | Announced

GARDEN OF LAST DAYS, based on the novel by Andre Dubus III, tells three, interwoven and ultimately explosive stories: GRACE, a young mother out of options who strips to build a future for ... See full summary »

Director: Hanna Weg

16. Hold on to Me

Thriller | Announced

A woman takes advantage of a hapless guy in an elaborate plot to make money that goes awry.

17. Dau (2019)

330 min | Biography, Drama, History

Biographical film, epically depicting the life of the famous scientist Lev Landau.

Director: Ilya Khrzhanovskiy | Stars: Teodor Currentzis, Youriy Alekseev, Radmila Shchyogoleva, Lidiya Shchogolyeva

Votes: 20

18. Paani

Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi | Announced

Set years in the future, when the earth's water supply has run-out, events unfold including wars as a result.

Director: Shekhar Kapur | Star: Sushant Singh Rajput

19. The Keys to the Street

Thriller | Announced

A woman escapes from her violent husband. She has a love affair with a man who is not who he seems to be.

Director: Julius Sevcík

20. Children (III) (2016)

70 min | Drama, Thriller

Two young women escape to the rugged mountains of Southern Idaho during a hazy, wildfire-filled summer, convinced they are living in the end times.

Director: Jaffe Zinn | Stars: Kate Lyn Sheil, Sarah Hagan, Samantha Jacober, Daniel Frandson

Votes: 6

21. Desierto (2015)

R | 88 min | Drama, Thriller

51 Metascore

A group of people trying to cross the border from Mexico into the United States encounter a man who has taken border patrol duties into his own racist hands.

Director: Jonás Cuarón | Stars: Gael García Bernal, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Alondra Hidalgo, Diego Cataño

Votes: 8,256 | Gross: $1.83M

22. A Boy and His Shoe

Drama | Announced

The stories of a french girl who moves to Scotland with her family and two troubled Scottish boys who end up crossing paths in surprising and touching ways.

23. It Was Cruel

Drama, Horror | Announced

The film uses the horror genre to confront the spiritual corruption that many Jews were forced to accept in order to survive World War II.

24. Holland, Michigan

Thriller | Announced

A thriller centered on a woman who suspects her husband is cheating, and enters into an affair of her own, before learning her husband's true, dark secret life.

25. Metamorphoses (I) (2014)

102 min | Drama, Fantasy

A girl is approached by a strange boy outside her high school. He asks her to follow him to hear stories where gods fall in love with human beings.

Director: Christophe Honoré | Stars: Matthis Lebrun, Samantha Avrillaud, Amira Akili, Sébastien Hirel

Votes: 636

26. To Be Two

Drama | Announced

In a world where people are duplicated and teleported to another planet, a person struggles with his self identity.

Director: David Lowery

27. Blonde (I)

Biography, Drama | Pre-production

A fictionalized chronicle of the inner life of Marilyn Monroe.

Director: Andrew Dominik | Star: Ana de Armas

28. Legacy of Secrecy

Drama | Announced

Carlos Marcello and his possible involvement in the murder of JFK.

Director: David O. Russell

29. The Bringing

Horror | Announced

A horror story centered around a man investigating a mysterious death at a hotel.

30. The Secret Scripture (2016)

PG-13 | 108 min | Drama, Romance

37 Metascore

A woman keeps a diary of her extended stay at a mental hospital.

Director: Jim Sheridan | Stars: Rooney Mara, Aidan Turner, Eric Bana, Theo James

Votes: 5,145

31. Adam's Perfection

Drama, Fantasy, Mystery | Announced

Adam had everything: the looks of a movie star, the mind of a genius, a seven-figure salary, a brilliant career - everything but a woman worthy of his love. Having lost hope, he resorts to ... See full summary »

32. The Modern Ocean

Drama | Announced

Set in the modern day on shipping routes, with people who build routes to trade

33. The House That Jack Built (2018)

R | 152 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

42 Metascore

The story follows Jack, a highly intelligent serial killer, over the course of twelve years, and depicts the murders that really develop his inner madman.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Matt Dillon, Bruno Ganz, Uma Thurman, Siobhan Fallon Hogan

Votes: 36,211 | Gross: $0.09M

34. Galveston (2018)

Not Rated | 91 min | Action, Crime, Drama

57 Metascore

After escaping a set up, a dying hitman returns to his hometown of Galveston where he plans his revenge.

Director: Mélanie Laurent | Stars: Ben Foster, Jeffrey Grover, Christopher Amitrano, Mark Hicks

Votes: 7,507

35. A Hologram for the King (2016)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

58 Metascore

A failed American sales rep looks to recoup his losses by traveling to Saudi Arabia and selling his company's product to a wealthy monarch.

Director: Tom Tykwer | Stars: Tom Hanks, Omar Elba, Sarita Choudhury, Ben Whishaw

Votes: 36,122 | Gross: $4.20M

36. American Honey (2016)

R | 163 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

79 Metascore

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.

Director: Andrea Arnold | Stars: Sasha Lane, Shia LaBeouf, Riley Keough, McCaul Lombardi

Votes: 31,766 | Gross: $0.66M

37. Some Freaks (2016)

Not Rated | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

67 Metascore

A charming romance develops between a boy with one eye and an overweight girl, though when she loses her weight after going to college, their relationship is tested in devastating ways they never dreamed would happen.

Director: Ian MacAllister McDonald | Stars: Marin Ireland, Thomas Mann, Elise Hudson, Lachlan Buchanan

Votes: 1,539

38. Carrie Pilby (2016)

Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

52 Metascore

A person of high intelligence struggles to make sense of the world as it relates to morality, relationships, sex and leaving her apartment.

Director: Susan Johnson | Stars: Bel Powley, Nathan Lane, Gabriel Byrne, Vanessa Bayer

Votes: 5,204 | Gross: $0.02M

39. The Geography of Hope

Crime, Drama | Announced

A 1970s-set story centered on two crooks (Eckhart and Harris) hiding out in Baja, Mexico and their experiences with several American women.

Director: Neil LaBute

40. Zama (2017)

Unrated | 115 min | Drama

89 Metascore

Based on the novel by Antonio Di Benedetto written in 1956, on Don Diego de Zama, a Spanish officer of the seventeenth century settled in Asunción, who awaits his transfer to Buenos Aires.

Director: Lucrecia Martel | Stars: Daniel Giménez Cacho, Lola Dueñas, Matheus Nachtergaele, Juan Minujín

Votes: 4,007 | Gross: $0.20M

41. Una (2016)

R | 94 min | Drama, Romance

62 Metascore

A woman confronts an older man, her former neighbour, to find out why he abandoned her after they had a sexual relationship.

Director: Benedict Andrews | Stars: Ruby Stokes, Rooney Mara, David Shields, Ben Mendelsohn

Votes: 7,937

42. The Reincarnation of Peter Proud

Thriller | Announced

A man's life begins to unravel after his hauntingly familiar nightmares draw him towards a woman he has never met.

43. The Good Nurse

Crime, Drama, Mystery | Pre-production

An infamous caregiver is implicated in the deaths of hundreds of hospital patients.

Director: Tobias Lindholm | Stars: Jessica Chastain, Eddie Redmayne

44. Microbe & Gasoline (2015)

R | 105 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

75 Metascore

Two young friends embark on a road trip across France in a vehicle they built themselves.

Director: Michel Gondry | Stars: Ange Dargent, Théophile Baquet, Diane Besnier, Audrey Tautou

Votes: 2,118 | Gross: $0.06M

45. The Commune (2016)

Not Rated | 111 min | Drama

60 Metascore

A story about the clash between personal desires, solidarity and tolerance in a Danish commune in the 1970s.

Director: Thomas Vinterberg | Stars: Trine Dyrholm, Fares Fares, Ulrich Thomsen, Julie Agnete Vang

Votes: 5,598 | Gross: $0.04M

46. On the Milky Road (2016)

125 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

A story that stretches across war, blossoming love and living as a recluse.

Director: Emir Kusturica | Stars: Emir Kusturica, Monica Bellucci, Sloboda Micalovic, Predrag 'Miki' Manojlovic

Votes: 3,321

47. Early Winter (2015)

96 min | Drama

David, a man in his forties, who has sacrificed his life to his wife and kids fights to keep them close to him.

Director: Michael Rowe | Stars: Suzanne Clément, Paul Doucet, Michael Riendeau, Ambrosio De Luca

Votes: 112

48. Despite the Night (2015)

Unrated | 156 min | Drama

Lens returns to Paris to find his only true love, Madeleine. As his search for her continues, he finds himself getting sucked into the dark and cruel underworld of the porn industry.

Director: Philippe Grandrieux | Stars: Kristian Marr, Ariane Labed, Roxane Mesquida, Paul Hamy

Votes: 314

49. Diary of a Chambermaid (2015)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama

56 Metascore

A scheming servant works for a wealthy couple in France during the late 19th century.

Director: Benoît Jacquot | Stars: Léa Seydoux, Vincent Lindon, Clotilde Mollet, Hervé Pierre

Votes: 2,276 | Gross: $0.05M

50. Eternity (2016)

115 min | Drama

The story of the women and relationships that define a family across a century.

Director: Anh Hung Tran | Stars: Audrey Tautou, Bérénice Bejo, Mélanie Laurent, Jérémie Renier

Votes: 965

51. The Death and Life of John F. Donovan (2018)

123 min | Drama

28 Metascore

A decade after the death of an American TV star, a young actor reminisces the written correspondence he shared with him, as well as the impact those letters had on both their lives.

Director: Xavier Dolan | Stars: Kit Harington, Sam Taylor Buck, Natalie Portman, Thandie Newton

Votes: 889

52. Tale of Tales (2015)

R | 134 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

72 Metascore

From the bitter quest of the Queen of Longtrellis, to two mysterious sisters who provoke the passion of a king, to the King of Highhills obsessed with a giant Flea, these tales are inspired by the fairytales by Giambattista Basile.

Director: Matteo Garrone | Stars: Salma Hayek, Vincent Cassel, Toby Jones, John C. Reilly

Votes: 24,115 | Gross: $0.08M

53. The Trap (VI)

Crime, Horror, Thriller | Announced

An ex-con is out for revenge against a gangster rapper and former friend who let him take the fall for a robbery they committed 14 years earlier.

54. Codes of Conduct (2016– )

Drama

A young man with a mysterious past makes his way into New York's high society.

Stars: Joe Carr, Dwelvan David, Steve Ferrarie, Kaitlyn Raymond

Votes: 12

55. My Golden Days (2015)

R | 123 min | Drama

87 Metascore

Paul is preparing to leave Tajikistan, while thinking back on his adolescent years. His childhood, his mother's madness, the parties, the trip to the USSR where he lost his virginity, the friend who betrayed him and the love of his life.

Director: Arnaud Desplechin | Stars: Quentin Dolmaire, Lou Roy-Lecollinet, Mathieu Amalric, Dinara Drukarova

Votes: 2,833 | Gross: $0.27M

56. Under Electric Clouds (2015)

138 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

Episodic, spiritual and existentialistic look at the state the Russia is in in 2017, exactly one hundred years after the communist-led Russian Revolution. The future looks gloomy, since the world is on the brink of yet another world war.

Director: Aleksey German Jr. | Stars: Louis Franck, Merab Ninidze, Viktoriya Korotkova, Chulpan Khamatova

Votes: 664

57. Uncle John (2015)

Not Rated | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

56 Metascore

In this tale of small town intrigue, an urbanite returns to his quiet hometown on an impromptu trip as his Uncle, widely respected in town, struggles to evade suspicion of a murder.

Director: Steven Piet | Stars: John Ashton, Alex Moffat, Jenna Lyng Adams, Ronnie Gene Blevins

Votes: 1,532

58. The Nymphets (2015)

TV-MA | 75 min | Drama

A man's frustrating attempt to connect with a few rowdy young girls, and his willingness to reach near masochistic levels to get laid.

Director: Gary Gardner | Stars: Kip Pardue, Annabelle Dexter-Jones, Jordan Lane Price, Paulina Singer

Votes: 159

59. Creative Control (2015)

R | 97 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

58 Metascore

In near future Brooklyn, an ad executive uses a new Augmented Reality technology to conduct an affair with his best friend's girlfriend...sort of.

Director: Benjamin Dickinson | Stars: Benjamin Dickinson, Nora Zehetner, Dan Gill, Alexia Rasmussen

Votes: 1,951 | Gross: $0.06M

60. The Boy (I) (2015)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

45 Metascore

An intimate portrait of a 9-year-old sociopath's growing fascination with death.

Director: Craig William Macneill | Stars: David Morse, Jared Breeze, Rainn Wilson, Bill Sage

Votes: 4,255

61. Behind the Mirror (2015)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, Thriller

A traumatized writer moves to upstate New York with his family, but when hostile townspeople invade his privacy and a cunning shaman manipulates him, his life spirals out of control.

Director: Minos Papas | Stars: Matt Hopkins, Daniela Mastropietro, Nando Del Castillo, Flint Beverage

Votes: 34

62. Julieta (2016)

R | 99 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

73 Metascore

After a casual encounter, a brokenhearted woman decides to confront her life and the most important events about her stranded daughter.

Director: Pedro Almodóvar | Stars: Emma Suárez, Adriana Ugarte, Daniel Grao, Inma Cuesta

Votes: 24,613 | Gross: $1.49M

63. Annihilation (2018)

R | 115 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror

79 Metascore

A biologist signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition into a mysterious zone where the laws of nature don't apply.

Director: Alex Garland | Stars: Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tessa Thompson, Benedict Wong

Votes: 229,683 | Gross: $32.73M

64. Terra Formars (2016)

Not Rated | 108 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

In an attempt to colonize Mars, 21st century scientists seed the planet with algae to absorb sun light and purify the atmosphere, and cockroaches who in turn spread the algae as they feed. ... See full summary »

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Rila Fukushima, Rinko Kikuchi, Shun Oguri, Takayuki Yamada

Votes: 1,525

65. Valley of Love (2015)

Unrated | 91 min | Drama

59 Metascore

Isabelle and Gérard go to a strange appointment in Death Valley, California. They have not seen each other for years and are here to answer to an invitation from their son Michael, a ... See full summary »

Director: Guillaume Nicloux | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Gérard Depardieu, Dan Warner, Aurélia Thiérrée

Votes: 1,716 | Gross: $0.03M

66. Lamb (I) (2015)

R | 97 min | Drama

62 Metascore

When a man meets a young girl in a parking lot he attempts to help her avoid a bleak destiny by initiating her into the beauty of the outside world. The journey shakes them in ways neither expects.

Director: Ross Partridge | Stars: Ross Partridge, Oona Laurence, Jess Weixler, Tom Bower

Votes: 1,711 | Gross: $0.01M

67. Panama (2015)

97 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

Depicts how digital communication, pornography and vanity obstruct true emotions and love.

Director: Pavle Vuckovic | Stars: Slaven Doslo, Jovana Stojiljkovic, Milos Pjevac, Nebojsa Milovanovic

Votes: 1,252

68. The Here After (2015)

102 min | Drama

When John returns home to his father after serving time in prison, he is looking forward to starting his life afresh. However, in the local community his crime is neither forgotten nor forgiven.

Director: Magnus von Horn | Stars: Ulrik Munther, Mats Blomgren, Ellen Jelinek, Loa Ek

Votes: 1,186

69. The Circle (I) (2017)

PG-13 | 110 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

43 Metascore

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.

Director: James Ponsoldt | Stars: Emma Watson, Tom Hanks, John Boyega, Ellar Coltrane

Votes: 72,834 | Gross: $20.48M

70. The High Sun (2015)

123 min | Drama, Romance, War

Three different love stories, set in three consecutive decades, in two neighbouring Balkan villages burdened with a long history of inter-ethnic hatred: this is a film about the dangers - and the enduring strength - of forbidden love.

Director: Dalibor Matanic | Stars: Tihana Lazovic, Goran Markovic, Nives Ivankovic, Dado Cosic

Votes: 2,922

71. The Clan (2015)

R | 108 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

73 Metascore

The true story of the Puccio Clan, a family who kidnapped and killed people in the 80s.

Director: Pablo Trapero | Stars: Guillermo Francella, Gastón Cocchiarale, Peter Lanzani, Stefanía Koessl

Votes: 10,779 | Gross: $0.19M

72. White Boy Rick (2018)

R | 111 min | Crime, Drama

59 Metascore

The story of teenager Richard Wershe Jr., who became an undercover informant for the FBI during the 1980s and was ultimately arrested for drug-trafficking and sentenced to life in prison.

Director: Yann Demange | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Richie Merritt, Bel Powley, Jennifer Jason Leigh

Votes: 16,488 | Gross: $24.01M

73. Crumbs (II) (2015)

Not Rated | 68 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery

Our figurine sized supermen hero embarks on an epic surreal journey that will take him across the Ethiopian post apocalyptic landscape in search of a way to get on the hovering spacecraft that for years has become a landmark in the skies.

Director: Miguel Llansó | Stars: Daniel Tadesse, Quino Piñero, Selam Tesfayie, Mengistu Berhanu

Votes: 425

74. Toni Erdmann (2016)

R | 162 min | Comedy, Drama

93 Metascore

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.

Director: Maren Ade | Stars: Sandra Hüller, Peter Simonischek, Michael Wittenborn, Thomas Loibl

Votes: 38,148 | Gross: $1.48M

75. The White Knights (2015)

112 min | Drama

At the head of his NGO Move For Kids, Jacques Arnault pulls some humanitarian workers in a country of Africa "to take in" orphan children. The operation is transformed in a panic.

Director: Joachim Lafosse | Stars: Vincent Lindon, Louise Bourgoin, Valérie Donzelli, Reda Kateb

Votes: 510

76. Lily Lane (2016)

91 min | Drama

6.1