panta eoraka - best of anthologyby nalini-kluth-735-879554 | created - 25 Nov 2016 | updated - 3 days ago | Public
MOVIES are not only MOVING pictures, but works of art that MOVE the viewer.
This is my subjective, personal list of MOVIES that MOVED me, made me laugh, made me cry, irritated me, made me think, surprised me, entertained me, provided new insights etc. - but did NOT treat me (and its audience) like an ignorant fool.
This list will be regularly updated.
PS: See also my other list http://www.imdb.com/list/ls062440141/?start=1&view=grid&sort=created:desc&defaults=1&lists=ls062440141&scb=0.08233073626683907
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1. You, the Living (2007)
Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
You, the Living is a film about humankind, its greatness and its baseness, joy and sorrow, its self-confidence and anxiety, its desire to love and be loved.
Votes: 12,759 | Gross: $0.02M
2. Syndromes and a Century (2006)
105 min | Drama
Story about director Apichatpong Weerasethakul's parents who were both doctors, and director's memories about growing up in the hospital environment.
Votes: 3,340 | Gross: $0.02M
3. The Snows of Kilimanjaro (2011)
90 min | Drama
A union pensioner and his wife are robbed, but find that merely getting the assailants brought to justice is not enough for their consciences.
4. Antichrist (2009)
Not Rated | 108 min | Drama, Horror
A grieving couple retreat to their cabin in the woods, hoping to repair their broken hearts and troubled marriage, but nature takes its course and things go from bad to worse.
Votes: 106,326 | Gross: $0.40M
6. In a Better World (2010)
R | 118 min | Drama, Romance
The lives of two Danish families cross each other, and an extraordinary but risky friendship comes into bud. But loneliness, frailty and sorrow lie in wait.
Votes: 36,505 | Gross: $1.01M
8. Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)
PG-13 | 165 min | Western
A mysterious stranger with a harmonica joins forces with a notorious desperado to protect a beautiful widow from a ruthless assassin working for the railroad.
Votes: 270,372 | Gross: $5.32M
9. The Blues Brothers (1980)
R | 133 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Jake Blues, just out from prison, puts together his old band to save the Catholic home where he and brother Elwood were raised.
Votes: 167,049 | Gross: $57.23M
10. Martyrs (2008)
R | 99 min | Horror
A young woman's quest for revenge against the people who kidnapped and tormented her as a child leads her and a friend, who is also a victim of child abuse, on a terrifying journey into a living hell of depravity.
12. Open Your Eyes (1997)
R | 117 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A very handsome man finds the love of his life, but he suffers an accident and needs to have his face rebuilt by surgery after it is severely disfigured.
Votes: 59,574 | Gross: $0.37M
14. Everything Is Illuminated (2005)
PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Drama
A young Jewish American man endeavors to find the woman who saved his grandfather during World War II in a Ukrainian village, that was ultimately razed by the Nazis, with the help of an eccentric local.
Votes: 54,843 | Gross: $1.71M
PG-13 | 178 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
A meek Hobbit from the Shire and eight companions set out on a journey to destroy the powerful One Ring and save Middle-earth from the Dark Lord Sauron.
Votes: 1,504,734 | Gross: $315.54M
16. Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Crime
A botched card game in London triggers four friends, thugs, weed-growers, hard gangsters, loan sharks and debt collectors to collide with each other in a series of unexpected events, all for the sake of weed, cash and two antique shotguns.
Votes: 492,124 | Gross: $3.90M
19. Citizen X (1995 TV Movie)
R | 105 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
During the 1980s, Soviet authorities hunt for a serial killer who picks his victims in railway stations and commuter trains and lures them into the woods.
22. Night on Earth (1991)
R | 129 min | Comedy, Drama
An anthology of 5 different cab drivers in 5 American and European cities and their remarkable fares on the same eventful night.
Votes: 49,838 | Gross: $2.02M
23. Kontroll (2003)
R | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A tale about a strange young man, Bulcsú, the fellow inspectors on his team, all without exception likable characters, a rival ticket inspection team and racing along the tracks - and a tale about love.
Votes: 22,882 | Gross: $0.24M
27. Full Metal Jacket (1987)
R | 116 min | Drama, War
A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.
Votes: 607,333 | Gross: $46.36M
28. Apocalypse Now (1979)
R | 147 min | Drama, War
A U.S. Army officer serving in Vietnam is tasked with assassinating a renegade Special Forces Colonel who sees himself as a god.
Votes: 546,461 | Gross: $83.47M
29. Nine Queens (2000)
R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller