With Ministère des Affaires étrangères et du Développement International (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. The Lobster (2015)
R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods.
Votes: 186,487 | Gross: $8.70M
2. Central Station (1998)
R | 113 min | Drama
An emotive journey of a former school teacher, who writes letters for illiterate people, and a young boy, whose mother has just died, as they search for the father he never knew.
Votes: 32,786 | Gross: $5.60M
3. The Lunchbox (2013)
PG | 104 min | Drama, Romance
A mistaken delivery in Mumbai's famously efficient lunchbox delivery system connects a young housewife to an older man in the dusk of his life as they build a fantasy world together through notes in the lunchbox.
Votes: 43,126 | Gross: $4.23M
5. The Insult (2017)
R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
After an emotional exchange between a Lebanese Christian and a Palestinian refugee escalates, the men end up in a court case that gets national attention.
Votes: 11,581 | Gross: $1.00M
6. Don't Look Down (2008)
R | 85 min | Drama, Romance
Coming of age. In Buenos Aires, Eloy is on the verge of manhood. He studies physics, helps with the family headstone business, and does advertising - handing out flyers while walking on ... See full summary »
Not Rated | 114 min | Drama, Fantasy
Dying of kidney disease, a man spends his last, somber days with family, including the ghost of his wife and a forest spirit who used to be his son, on a rural northern Thailand farm.
Votes: 11,909 | Gross: $0.18M
8. Zama (2017)
Unrated | 115 min | Drama
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.
Votes: 4,162 | Gross: $0.20M
9. Louder Than Bombs (2015)
R | 109 min | Drama
The fractious family of a father and his two sons confront their different feelings and memories of their deceased wife and mother, a famed war photographer.
Votes: 10,854 | Gross: $0.16M
11. In Syria (2017)
85 min | Drama, War
A mother attempts to keep her family safe as war rages and a sniper lies in wait outside her home. This nerve-wracking study of life in Damascus won an Audience Award at Berlinale.
12. Clash (2016)
Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Thriller, War
Set entirely in an 8m police truck, a number of detainees from different political and social backgrounds are brought together by fate, during the turmoil that followed the ousting of former president Morsi from power.
Votes: 4,185 | Gross: $0.02M
13. Post Tenebras Lux (2012)
Not Rated | 115 min | Drama
Juan and his urban family live in the Mexican countryside, where they enjoy and suffer a world apart. And nobody knows if these two worlds are complementary or if they strive to eliminate one another.
Votes: 4,553 | Gross: $0.04M
14. Neruda (2016)
R | 107 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
An inspector hunts down Nobel Prize-winning Chilean poet, Pablo Neruda, who becomes a fugitive in his home country in the late 1940s for joining the Communist Party.
Votes: 8,185 | Gross: $0.94M
15. The Kindergarten Teacher (2014)
Not Rated | 119 min | Drama
A kindergarten teacher discovers in a five year-old child a prodigious gift for poetry. Amazed and inspired by this young boy, she decides to protect his talent in spite of everyone.
17. Heli (2013)
Not Rated | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Heli must try and protect his young family when his 12-year-old sister inadvertently involves them in the brutal drug world. He must battle against the drug cartel that have been angered as well as the corrupt police force.
18. The Ciambra (2017)
Unrated | 118 min | Crime, Drama
In A CIAMBRA, a small Romani community in Calabria, Pio Amato is desperate to grow up fast. At 14, he drinks, smokes and is one of the few to easily slide between the region's factions - ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,711 | Gross: $0.03M
19. The Other Side (VIII) (2015)
Unrated | 92 min | Documentary, Drama
In an invisible territory at the margins of society lives a wounded community who face the threat of being forgotten by political institutions and having their rights as citizens trampled. ... See full summary »
Votes: 933 | Gross: $0.01M
20. Summer Palace (2006)
Unrated | 158 min | Drama, Romance
Yu Hong leaves her home village and starts university in Beijing, where she develops a consuming and compulsive relationship with another student. The student riots from 1989 then ensue and take a toll on their lives.
Votes: 2,654 | Gross: $0.06M
21. Shanghai Triad (1995)
R | 108 min | Crime, Drama, History
A provincial boy related to a Shanghai crime family is recruited by his uncle into cosmopolitan Shanghai in the 1930s to be a servant to a ganglord's mistress.
Votes: 4,836 | Gross: $2.30M
22. Los bastardos (2008)
Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A 24 hour period in the lives of Fausto and Jesus, two undocumented Mexican day-laborers in L.A. Each day another task, each day the same pressure to find money. They go about their daily ... See full summary »
23. That Lovely Girl (2014)
95 min | Drama
Moshe and Tami are a couple, Moshe is in his fifties and Tami is in her early twenties. They live together in a cruel and violent relationship, from which Tami seems unable to set herself free. Tami and Moshe are father and daughter.
24. My Sweet Pepper Land (2013)
100 min | Drama
Baran, a Kurdish independence war hero, is now sheriff in Erbil, the capital city. No longer feeling useful in this society now at peace, he thinks about quitting the police force, but ... See full summary »
25. Moolaadé (2004)
Unrated | 124 min | Drama
When a woman shelters a group of girls from suffering female genital mutilation, she starts a conflict that tears her village apart.
Votes: 3,291 | Gross: $0.21M
26. Dogs (2016)
104 min | Drama, Thriller
Roman returns to the land he has just inherited from his grandfather. Fully decided to sell this vast but desolate property, he is warned by the local cop that his grandfather was a local ... See full summary »
29. Viva Algeria (2004)
Not Rated | 113 min | Drama
This movie portrays three women living in today's Algeria between modern society and Islamic fundamentalism, self-determination and dependence. Goucem, a young woman who works for a ... See full summary »
30. La estrategia del caracol (1993)
116 min | Comedy, Drama
A lot of people live in an abandoned house; after many years of quiet living, the owner of the house wants them out. They try whatever they can to avoid being evicted, without success. But ... See full summary »
32. Tramontane (2016)
105 min | Drama
Rabih, a young blind man, lives in a small village in Lebanon. He sings in a choir and edits Braille documents for an income. His life unravels when he tries to apply for a passport and ... See full summary »
33. Burning Birds (2016)
84 min | Drama
Burning Birds is Sri Lankan film written and directed by Sanjeewa Pushpakumara. The film world premiered at 21st Busan International Film Festival (2016) under its New Currents Competition.
34. Interruption (II) (2015)
109 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A post modern theater adaptation of a classic Greek tragedy takes place in a central theater of Athens. Like every night, the audience take their seats and the play begins. Suddenly, the ... See full summary »
35. No One Writes to the Colonel (1999)
Not Rated | 118 min | Drama
Every Friday, the Colonel puts on his only suit and goes to the dock to await a letter announcing the arrival of his pension. But the townsfolk all know that this pension will never come. ... See full summary »
36. The World of Jacques Demy (1995)
90 min | Documentary
In tribute to her late husband, the wife of the respected French director honors his life and artistic works by highlighting his vision in clips and interviews.
37. Hedi (2016)
88 min | Drama, Romance
Hedi, a young man with great dreams, is struggling his way through social conventions in Tunisia. While his mother tries to decide his life for him, Hedi meets Rim and suddenly he discovers that his world goes beyond and above conventions.
38. Bamako (2006)
115 min | Drama
Bamako. Melé is a bar singer, her husband Chaka is out of work and the couple is on the verge of breaking up... In the courtyard of the house they share with other families, a trial court ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,189 | Gross: $0.11M
39. Iranien (2014)
105 min | Documentary
An atheist, Iranian filmmaker Mehran Tamadon managed to convince four mullahs, all believers in the Islamic Republic of Iran, to come and stay with him for two days and engage in discussion... See full summary »
42. Colonel Bunker (1996)
103 min | Drama, History
Enver Hoxha ruled Albania with an iron fist for nearly 40 years and for a long time Albania was the only Maoist regime and by far the most isolationist society in Europe - politically, ... See full summary »
44. The Photograph (2007)
94 min | Drama
Sita is an escort at a karaoke bar who struggles to raise money to send her daughter out of the city to live with her grandmother and settle her debts with her pimp. She moves in with aging... See full summary »
45. Life Is Rosy (1987)
Not Rated | 80 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
Kourou comes from a village to Kinshasa, Zaire's capital and the center of World Beat; music is in his heart and he has big dreams. Right away he gets a job as a domestic for Mamou, the ... See full summary »
46. Around the Pink House (1999)
92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
La Maison Rose (The Pink House) is an old mansion in Beirut. It is the place where the Nawfal family found shelter during the Civil War and in which they feel good. Unfortunately for them, ... See full summary »
47. El jardín del Edén (1994)
104 min | Drama
Looking for a better destiny for their lives, a group of people arrives to Tijuana, in the Mexico-USA borderline. A widow and her children, a chicano woman without a firm identity, a "... See full summary »
50. Dollar Mambo (1993)
A dancer who works in the seedy Salón Panamá falls in love with a smuggler who is followed by a corrupt policeman, when on December 20, 1989, the US army invades Panamá and thousands of innocent people are killed. Based on true facts.