Rare Movies To Add

by jordy_evz | created - 20 Apr 2017 | updated - 18 Jul 2017 | Public

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1. Citizen Ruth (1996)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama

64 Metascore

An irresponsible, drug-addicted, recently impregnated woman finds herself in the middle of an abortion debate when both parties attempt to sway her to their respective sides.

Director: Alexander Payne | Stars: Laura Dern, Swoosie Kurtz, Mary Kay Place, Kurtwood Smith

Votes: 6,815 | Gross: $0.15M

2. Shooters (2001)

72 min | Crime, Drama

Shooters is a drama documentary film, directed by Dan Reed for Suspect Device Films. The film is set in Liverpool and used local criminals as actors depicting the lives of local 'gangsters'... See full summary »

Director: Dan Reed | Stars: Paul Attah, Ali Awad, Desmond Bayliss, Franny Bennett

Votes: 305

3. Little Giants (1994)

PG | 107 min | Comedy, Family, Sport

Misfits form their own opposing team to an elite peewee football team, coached by the elite team coach's brother.

Director: Duwayne Dunham | Stars: Rick Moranis, Ed O'Neill, Shawna Waldron, Devon Sawa

Votes: 23,736 | Gross: $19.29M

4. Ms .45 (1981)

R | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

62 Metascore

A timid and mute seamstress goes insane after being attacked and raped twice in one day, in which she takes to the streets of New York City after dark and randomly shoots men with a .45 caliber pistol.

Director: Abel Ferrara | Stars: Zoë Lund, Bogey, Albert Sinkys, Darlene Stuto

Votes: 7,433

5. Shakes the Clown (1991)

R | 87 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

Shakes plods about his duties as party clown, and uses all of his free time getting seriously drunk. Binky, another clown, wins the spot on a local kiddie show, which depresses Shakes even ... See full summary »

Director: Bobcat Goldthwait | Stars: Bobcat Goldthwait, Julie Brown, Bruce Baum, Steve Bean

Votes: 4,349 | Gross: $0.12M

6. Headshot (II) (2016)

118 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

61 Metascore

Uwais plays a young man who washes ashore, an amnesiac with a serious head injury whose past comes back to haunt him shortly after being nursed back to health by a young doctor. Violence ensues. Sweet, sweet violence.

Directors: Kimo Stamboel, Timo Tjahjanto | Stars: Iko Uwais, Chelsea Islan, Sunny Pang, Very Tri Yulisman

Votes: 10,824

7. Tyson (1995 TV Movie)

Unrated | 104 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

The story of Mike Tyson. From his early days as a 12 year old amateur with a powerful punch, to the undisputed title of "Heavyweight Champion of the World", and ultimately to his conviction... See full summary »

Director: Uli Edel | Stars: George C. Scott, Paul Winfield, Michael Jai White, James Sikking

Votes: 1,818

8. My Best Friend's Birthday (1987)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy

It's Mickey's Birthday and his girlfriend just left him, so that's when his friend Clarence shows him a birthday he'll never forget.

Director: Quentin Tarantino | Stars: Craig Hamann, Quentin Tarantino, Crystal Shaw Martell, Allen Garfield

Votes: 3,607

9. Against the Wall (1994 TV Movie)

R | 111 min | Action, Drama, History

Based on the true story of the Attica Prison uprising of 1971.

Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Kyle MacLachlan, Samuel L. Jackson, Clarence Williams III, Frederic Forrest

Votes: 2,121

10. Street Trash (1987)

Unrated | 91 min | Comedy, Horror

A liquor store owner sells alcoholic beverages to homeless people, unaware of what the bottles actually contain: toxic brew.

Director: James M. Muro | Stars: Mike Lackey, Bill Chepil, Vic Noto, Mark Sferrazza

Votes: 8,174

11. Burnt Money (2000)

R | 125 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

68 Metascore

Nene & Angel and their accomplice Cuervo participate in a botched bank robbery in 1965 Buenos Aires, then hide out from the police in Uruguay while the gang breaks down.

Director: Marcelo Piñeyro | Stars: Eduardo Noriega, Leonardo Sbaraglia, Pablo Echarri, Leticia Brédice

Votes: 5,812 | Gross: $0.24M

12. Gleaming the Cube (1989)

PG-13 | 100 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

40 Metascore

A young avid skateboarder uncovers a government conspiracy while investigating his adoptive brother's mysterious death.

Director: Graeme Clifford | Stars: Christian Slater, Steven Bauer, Richard Herd, Le Tuan

Votes: 6,513 | Gross: $2.78M

13. James Dean (2001 TV Movie)

PG | 120 min | Biography, Drama

A biopic about the actor James Dean, whose stardom of the ultimate teenage rebel as well as the premature death made him a legend. His roles are depicted having much in common with his ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Rydell | Stars: James Franco, Michael Moriarty, Valentina Cervi, Enrico Colantoni

Votes: 4,837

14. Dalí (1991)

106 min | Biography, Drama

Biography of famed artist Salvador Dali, focusing mainly on his relationship with girlfriend Gala and the time they spent in New York City in 1940 and his early days in Spain collaborating with filmmaker Luis Bunuel.

Director: Antoni Ribas | Stars: Lorenzo Quinn, Sarah Douglas, Michael Catlin, Katherine Wallach

Votes: 102

15. Boxing Day (2007)

81 min | Crime, Drama

The story of a father's desperate struggle to reunite his estranged family over the course of a single afternoon.

Director: Kriv Stenders | Stars: Richard Green, Tammy Anderson, Syd Brisbane, Stuart Clark

Votes: 129

17. Life (1996)

85 min | Drama

Life is a 1996 Australian film about life in a section of a prison reserved for those infected with HIV.

Director: Lawrence Johnston | Stars: John Brumpton, David Tredinnick, Kevin Hopkins, Robert Morgan

Votes: 63

18. The Bride Wore Black (1968)

Unrated | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Julie Kohler is prevented from suicide by her mother. She leaves the town. She will track down, charm and kill five men who do not know her. What is her goal? What is her purpose?

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Jeanne Moreau, Jean-Claude Brialy, Michel Bouquet, Charles Denner

Votes: 7,705 | Gross: $0.55M

19. Treed Murray (2001)

R | 90 min | Drama, Thriller

An advertising executive, trapped in a tree by a gang of would-be muggers, manipulates them into fighting to save his life.

Director: William Phillips | Stars: David Hewlett, Aaron Ashmore, Clé Bennett, Kevin Duhaney

Votes: 1,434

20. What's Love Got to Do with It (1993)

R | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Music

The story of singer Tina Turner's rise to stardom and how she gained the courage to break free from her abusive husband, Ike Turner.

Director: Brian Gibson | Stars: Angela Bassett, Laurence Fishburne, RaéVen Kelly, Virginia Capers

Votes: 15,743 | Gross: $39.10M

21. Tangerines (2013)

Not Rated | 87 min | Drama, War

73 Metascore

In 1992, war rages in Abkhazia, a breakaway region of Georgia. An Estonian man Ivo has decided to stay behind and harvest his crops of tangerines. In a bloody conflict at his door, a wounded man is left behind, and Ivo takes him in.

Director: Zaza Urushadze | Stars: Lembit Ulfsak, Elmo Nüganen, Giorgi Nakashidze, Misha Meskhi

Votes: 33,904 | Gross: $0.14M

22. Zebrahead (1992)

R | 100 min | Drama, Romance

A white, hip-hop loving teen falls in love with a black girl.

Director: Anthony Drazan | Stars: Michael Rapaport, DeShonn Castle, Kevin Corrigan, Lois Bendler

Votes: 1,112 | Gross: $1.47M

23. The Finished People (2003)

Drama

Three young men endure an impoverished existence in Southwest Sydney, Australia. Van is a homeless young man, living in a car park. When he encounters a free-spirited Carla, he senses the ... See full summary »

Director: Khoa Do | Stars: Rodney Anderson, Viet Dang, Mylinh Dinh, Anh Do

Votes: 128

24. The Brown Bunny (2003)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama

51 Metascore

Professional motorcycle racer Bud Clay heads from New Hampshire to California to race again. Along the way he meets various needy women who provide him with the cure to his own loneliness, but only a certain woman from his past will truly satisfy him.

Director: Vincent Gallo | Stars: Vincent Gallo, Chloë Sevigny, Cheryl Tiegs, Elizabeth Blake

Votes: 12,999 | Gross: $0.37M

25. The Roly Poly Man (1994)

94 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

Dirk Trent is small time PI that stumbles onto a peculiar murder when investigating a cheating husband.

Director: Bill Young | Stars: Paul Chubb, Les Foxcroft, Susan Lyons, Zoe Bertram

Votes: 97

26. Bombón: El Perro (2004)

Unrated | 97 min | Drama

63 Metascore

In Patagonia, a mechanic who dreams of a different life starts to think big after his adopted pup wins first prize at a local dog show.

Director: Carlos Sorin | Stars: Juan Villegas, Walter Donado, Rosa Valsecchi, Mariela Díaz

Votes: 4,071

27. Kika (1993)

Unrated | 114 min | Comedy

53 Metascore

Kika, a cute cosmetologist, prepares Ramon for funeral when he revives. He proposes to the much older Kika who has his dad as lover. Did Ramon's dad murder his mom? What about the escaped rapist and the PSYCHOlogist video reporter?

Director: Pedro Almodóvar | Stars: Peter Coyote, Verónica Forqué, Victoria Abril, Àlex Casanovas

Votes: 11,309 | Gross: $2.09M

28. Trouble Every Day (2001)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

40 Metascore

Two American newlyweds in Paris experience a love so strong, it almost devours them.

Director: Claire Denis | Stars: Vincent Gallo, Tricia Vessey, Béatrice Dalle, Alex Descas

Votes: 6,630 | Gross: $0.01M

29. Man on the Train (2002)

R | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

75 Metascore

A bank robber arrives to do a job in a small French town and strikes up a friendship with a retired poetry teacher.

Director: Patrice Leconte | Stars: Jean Rochefort, Johnny Hallyday, Jean-François Stévenin, Charlie Nelson

Votes: 6,656 | Gross: $2.54M

30. Deterrence (1999)

R | 104 min | Drama, Thriller

50 Metascore

The President of the United States must deal with an international military crisis while confined to a Colorado diner during a freak snowstorm

Director: Rod Lurie | Stars: Kevin Pollak, Timothy Hutton, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Clotilde Courau

Votes: 2,462 | Gross: $0.14M

31. Electra Glide in Blue (1973)

PG | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Bored with his highway traffic duties, Arizona motorcycle patrolman John Wintergreen is assigned to Homicide where his polite investigative style irks his macho boss.

Director: James William Guercio | Stars: Robert Blake, Billy Green Bush, Mitchell Ryan, Jeannine Riley

Votes: 4,411

32. The Trip (II) (1967)

Not Rated | 82 min | Drama

After his wife leaves him, a disillusioned director dives into the drug scene, trying anything his friend suggests.

Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Peter Fonda, Susan Strasberg, Bruce Dern, Dennis Hopper

Votes: 4,017

33. Multiple Maniacs (1970)

Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror

Lady Divine becomes enraged when her boyfriend cheats on her, and descends into a life of murder and mayhem.

Director: John Waters | Stars: Divine, David Lochary, Mary Vivian Pearce, Mink Stole

Votes: 2,411 | Gross: $0.03M

34. Watermelon Man (1970)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

An extremely bigoted white man finds out the hard (and somewhat humorous) way what it's like being a black man, firsthand!

Director: Melvin Van Peebles | Stars: Godfrey Cambridge, Estelle Parsons, Howard Caine, D'Urville Martin

Votes: 1,482 | Gross: $1.50M

35. In Broad Daylight (1971 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 75 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

A blind actor discovers his wife is cheating on him with his best friend, and hatches a plot to murder them both.

Director: Robert Day | Stars: Richard Boone, Suzanne Pleshette, Stella Stevens, John Marley

Votes: 108

36. Fort Apache the Bronx (1981)

R | 125 min | Crime, Drama

49 Metascore

In New York, South Bronx's main police precinct is nicknamed Fort Apache by its employees who feel like troopers surrounded by hostiles in a wild west isolated outpost.

Director: Daniel Petrie | Stars: Paul Newman, Edward Asner, Ken Wahl, Danny Aiello

Votes: 5,187 | Gross: $29.20M

37. Deadbeat at Dawn (1988)

Not Rated | 80 min | Action, Crime

After one too many encounters with The Spiders (a rival gang), The Ravens' leader's girlfriend tells him to quit the gang or it's Splitsville. He does so, but the leader of The Spiders is ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Van Bebber | Stars: Paul Harper, Jim Van Bebber, Megan Murphy, Ric Walker

Votes: 1,381

38. R (2010)

Unrated | 99 min | Crime, Drama

67 Metascore

The R of the title stands for the young protagonist, Rune, fearlessly played by Pilou Asbæk. Imprisoned for violent assault, he's a cocky, good-looking young man placed in the hardcore ward... See full summary »

Directors: Tobias Lindholm, Michael Noer | Stars: Pilou Asbæk, Dulfi Al-Jabouri, Roland Møller, Jacob Gredsted

Votes: 4,245

39. Funny Man (1994)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Horror

After winning a English stately house in a game of poker, a record producer finds it to be haunted by a demonic jester intent on murdering his family.

Director: Simon Sprackling | Stars: Tim James, Christopher Lee, Benny Young, Ingrid Lacey

Votes: 963

40. Amateur (1994)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

53 Metascore

Isabelle is an ex-nun waiting for her special mission from God. In the meantime, she is making a living writing pornography. She meets Thomas, a sweet, confused amnesiac who cannot remember... See full summary »

Director: Hal Hartley | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Martin Donovan, Elina Löwensohn, Damian Young

Votes: 5,181 | Gross: $0.86M

41. American Me (1992)

R | 125 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

66 Metascore

A Mexican-American Mafia kingpin is released from prison, falls in love for the first time, and grows introspective about his gangster lifestyle.

Director: Edward James Olmos | Stars: Edward James Olmos, William Forsythe, Sal Lopez, Vira Montes

Votes: 7,219 | Gross: $13.09M

42. Baxter (1989)

R | 82 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

A white Bull Terrier named Baxter is given to an elderly woman by her daughter. As time passes, the dog develops aggressive and murderous behavior in order to be adopted by another family.

Director: Jérôme Boivin | Stars: Lise Delamare, Jean Mercure, Jacques Spiesser, Catherine Ferran

Votes: 1,694

43. City of Hope (1991)

R | 129 min | Crime, Drama

An intersecting tale with a multitude of characters living lives which, in one way or another, revolve around an old apartment block scheduled to be demolished.

Director: John Sayles | Stars: Vincent Spano, Tony Lo Bianco, Stephen Mendillo, Chris Cooper

Votes: 2,014 | Gross: $1.26M

44. Hitch-Hike (1977)

Unrated | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

A bickering couple driving cross-country pick up a murderous hitchhiker who threatens to kill them unless they take him to a sanctuary. In return he agrees to split some bank loot he has on him.

Director: Pasquale Festa Campanile | Stars: Franco Nero, Corinne Cléry, David Hess, Joshua Sinclair

Votes: 2,231

45. Six-String Samurai (1998)

PG-13 | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

In the post-apocalyptic world of 1960s Nevada, a rock 'n' roll samurai on his way to Lost Vegas takes a young orphan boy under his protection as Death and his metalhead Horsemen chase after them.

Director: Lance Mungia | Stars: Jeffrey Falcon, Justin McGuire, Kim De Angelo, Stephane Gauger

Votes: 6,448 | Gross: $0.12M

46. Tuff Turf (1985)

R | 112 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

37 Metascore

The new kid in school must battle a gang of street toughs after stealing the gang leader's girl.

Director: Fritz Kiersch | Stars: James Spader, Kim Richards, Paul Mones, Matt Clark

Votes: 3,546 | Gross: $9.40M

47. Split Image (1982)

R | 110 min | Drama, Romance

57 Metascore

A young man is sucked into an unnamed religious cult by a beautiful girl, and gets increasingly under the mind control of the cult leader. After his parents fail in their efforts to talk ... See full summary »

Director: Ted Kotcheff | Stars: Michael O'Keefe, Karen Allen, Peter Fonda, James Woods

Votes: 603 | Gross: $0.26M

48. Bernard and the Genie (1991 TV Movie)

70 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy