Recommended movies from all over the worldby argy_risk | created - 26 Jun 2014 | updated - 4 months ago | Public
I prefer lesser known movies from every country... No order, continuously updated!
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1. 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: 23,517 | Gross: $0.24M
2. Castaway on the Moon (2009)
PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, Romance
A failed suicide attempt leads a heartbroken man to live a life in the wilderness.
Votes: 15,035 | Gross: $3.73M
3. Man Facing Southeast (1986)
R | 105 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A patient in a mental hospital claims to be an extraterrestial. Could he be right?
Votes: 3,445 | Gross: $0.73M
4. Wild Tales (2014)
R | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Six short stories that explore the extremities of human behavior involving people in distress.
Votes: 159,418 | Gross: $3.11M
5. A Short Film About Love (1988)
Not Rated | 87 min | Drama, Romance
An innocent virgin spies on his frontal neighbor and falls in love with her, thus starts using tricks on her which he hopes will lead to them meeting.
6. Tomorrow Will Be Better (2010)
118 min | Adventure, Drama
Three young boys, who live on the mean streets of Ukraine, embark on an journey to cross the border into Poland.
7. Psy (1992)
104 min | Action, Crime, Drama
In good old days Franz Maurer and his partners from secret police used to live like kings. Now, they all must adapt to new post-communist environment where they are scorned and losing all ... See full summary »
8. Philanthropy (2002)
110 min | Comedy, Drama
Ovidiu, a high-school teacher looking for an extra buck, finds an unexpected way to earn easy money.
9. Police, Adjective (2009)
Not Rated | 113 min | Crime, Drama
A police officer refuses to arrest a young man for offering drugs to his friends.
Votes: 4,552 | Gross: $0.05M
10. The Bothersome Man (2006)
Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
In a strange city where every person seems content beyond reason a new man arrives in town and stirs up trouble by asking too many questions.
11. Hawaii, Oslo (2004)
Not Rated | 125 min | Drama
Hawaii, Oslo is the story of a handful of people who cross each other's path without necessarily knowing each other, during the hottest day of the year, in Oslo. We follow Frode and Milla. ... See full summary »
12. Bad Boy Bubby (1993)
Not Rated | 114 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Bubby has spent thirty years trapped in the same small room, tricked by his mother. One day, he manages to escape, and, deranged and naive in equal measures, his adventure into the modern and nihilistic life begins.
13. Wake in Fright (1971)
R | 109 min | Drama, Thriller
After a bad gambling bet, a schoolteacher is marooned in a town full of crazy, drunk, violent men who threaten to make him just as crazy, drunk, and violent.
Votes: 9,118 | Gross: $0.05M
14. Long Weekend (1978)
Not Rated | 97 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
When a suburban couple go camping for the weekend at a remote beach, they discover that nature isn't in an accommodating mood.
15. Autumn Ball (2007)
Not Rated | 123 min | Drama
A film about the loneliness, despair and hope of six people who all live in a bleak Soviet-era apartment complex in Tallinn, Estonia.
16. The Temptation of St. Tony (2009)
114 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
A mid-level manager who develops an aversion to being "good" finds himself confronting the mysteries of middle-age and morality as he loses grasp of what was once his quiet life.
Votes: 1,152 | Gross: $0.00M
17. The Class (2007)
99 min | Drama
An average guy of an Estonian high-school decides to defend his bullied classmate. This starts war between him and the informal leader of the class. As teenagers' honour is a touchy thing, everything ends in bloodshed.
18. Reconstruction (2003)
PG-13 | 90 min | Drama, Romance
A young man who thought himself already in love with a nice girl is drawn into a literary drama when he is captured by a deep and stimulating love affair.
Votes: 6,906 | Gross: $0.07M
19. Terribly Happy (2008)
Unrated | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A thriller about a Copenhagen cop who moves to a small town after having a nervous breakdown.
Votes: 5,034 | Gross: $0.07M
20. The Green Butchers (2003)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama
2 Danish friends are tired of their employer and open their own butcher shop. An electrician accidentally dies in the freezer and he's sold as marinated chicken and business picks up. What happens when they run out of "chicken"?
Votes: 18,235 | Gross: $0.00M
21. The Trap (2007)
Not Rated | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
"THE TRAP" is a modern film noir reflecting the true face of Serbian (Eastern European) 'society in transition.' It's a story that could happen to you. It is a film about an ordinary man, ... See full summary »
22. The Enemy (2011)
Not Rated | 108 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
The story begins a couple days after the war has ended. A group of Serbian soldiers in charge of clearing the fields from mines discovers a man sealed inside a factory's basement. A ... See full summary »
23. Caramel (2007)
PG | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A romantic comedy centered on the daily lives of five Lebanese women living in Beirut.
Votes: 12,060 | Gross: $1.06M
24. Noi the Albino (2003)
PG-13 | 93 min | Drama
Is he the village idiot or a genius in disguise? 17 year old Noi drifts through life on a remote fjord in the north of Iceland. In winter, the fjord is cut off from the outside world, ... See full summary »
Votes: 8,830 | Gross: $0.06M
25. Léolo (1992)
Not Rated | 107 min | Comedy, Drama
Young Leo Lauzon is torn between two worlds - the squalid Montreal tenement that he inhabits with his severely dysfunctional (and largely insane) family, and the imaginative world that he ... See full summary »
Votes: 6,477 | Gross: $0.61M
26. Last Night (I) (1998)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A group of very different individuals with different ideas of how to face the end come together as the world is expected to end in six hours at the turn of the century.
27. Exotica (1994)
R | 103 min | Drama
A man plagued by neuroses frequents the club Exotica in an attempt to find solace, but even there his past is never far away.
Votes: 17,042 | Gross: $4.18M
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28. Ali Zaoua: Prince of the Streets (2000)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Crime
A group of children living on the street leave their gang, prompting retribution from the gang's leader. After one of the children dies, the rest try to come up with the resources to give their friend a proper burial.
29. Crimson Gold (2003)
Unrated | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
An Iranian pizza delivery man sees the worst of corruption and social unbalance in his city and is driven to crime.
Votes: 4,183 | Gross: $0.15M
30. Taste of Cherry (1997)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama
An Iranian man drives his truck in search of someone who will quietly bury him under a cherry tree after he commits suicide.
Votes: 20,242 | Gross: $0.31M
31. Central Station (1998)
R | 110 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: 33,803 | Gross: $5.60M
32. Estomago: A Gastronomic Story (2007)
113 min | Drama
In the great restaurant of life, there are those who eat and those who get eaten. Raimundo Nonato finds an alternative way, a life of his own: he cooks in order to survive and find a place ... See full summary »
33. House of Sand (2005)
R | 115 min | Drama
A woman is taken along with her mother in 1910 to a far-away desert by her husband, and after his passing, is forced to spend the next 59 years of her life hopelessly trying to escape it.
Votes: 2,977 | Gross: $0.53M
34. La Vie de Bohème (1992)
Not Rated | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Three struggling artists try to make passable livings in Paris despite knock backs and tragedies.
35. Frozen Land (2005)
130 min | Drama
When a schoolteacher is sacked he projects his bad mood at his troubled teen son. He in turn buys a CD player from a pawnshop with counterfeit money. This causes a chain-reaction that ... See full summary »
36. Borgman (2013)
Not Rated | 113 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A vagrant enters the lives of an arrogant upper-class family, turning their lives into a psychological nightmare in the process.
Votes: 15,144 | Gross: $0.06M
37. The Vanishing (1988)
Not Rated | 107 min | Mystery, Thriller
Rex and Saskia, a young couple in love, are on vacation. They stop at a busy service station and Saskia is abducted. After three years and no sign of Saskia, Rex begins receiving letters from the abductor.
38. The Northerners (1992)
108 min | Comedy, Drama
During the summer of 1960, the idiosyncratic residents of a one-street Dutch suburb collide in intertwining stories of desire and frustration.
39. Filth (I) (2013)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A corrupt, junkie cop with bipolar disorder attempts to manipulate his way through a promotion in order to win back his wife and daughter while also fighting his own inner demons.
Votes: 96,533 | Gross: $0.03M
40. The Bone Man (2009)
117 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Private Investigator Brenner is handling a case at the grill-station "Löschenkohl". There he finds - besides some chicken - also other meat...that doesn't belong in a good meal.
41. Dog Days (2001)
R | 121 min | Drama
In the tomb-like quiet of their ranch-style purgatory, a divorced husband and wife fight a wordless war while mourning an unspeakable mutual loss. A sadistic lover's ritual humiliation spawns both tenderness and revenge.
Votes: 5,699 | Gross: $0.01M
42. 13 Tzameti (2005)
Not Rated | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
A man takes over a dead man's task but doesn't realize the horror it entails.
Votes: 16,346 | Gross: $0.12M
43. In Bloom (2013)
Not Rated | 102 min | Drama
Set in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi in 1992. Friends Eka and Natia look to leave childhood behind as they ignore societal customs and work to escape their turbulent family lives.
Votes: 6,178 | Gross: $0.05M
44. Allonsanfan (1974)
115 min | Drama, History
A anarchist leader (Fulvio) wishes to retire, as he is old and tired. He tries to hide himself, but his friends find him and insist he carries on helping them.
45. The Consequences of Love (2004)
100 min | Crime, Drama, Romance