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1. Undertow (2009)
Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
An unusual ghost story set on the Peruvian seaside; a married fisherman struggles to reconcile his devotion to his male lover within his town's rigid traditions.
2. Happythankyoumoreplease (2010)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Captures a generational moment - young people on the cusp of truly growing up, tiring of their reflexive cynicism, each in their own ways struggling to connect and define what it means to love and be loved.
Votes: 28,805 | Gross: $0.22M
3. Animal Kingdom (2010)
R | 113 min | Crime, Drama
A seventeen year-old navigates his survival amongst an explosive criminal family and the detective who thinks he can save him.
Votes: 53,455 | Gross: $1.04M
4. Winter's Bone (2010)
R | 100 min | Drama, Mystery
An unflinching Ozark Mountain girl hacks through dangerous social terrain as she hunts down her drug-dealing father while trying to keep her family intact.
Votes: 132,381 | Gross: $6.53M
5. Kinyarwanda (2011)
Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, History, Romance
A young Tutsi woman and a young Hutu man fall in love amidst chaos; a soldier struggles to foster a greater good while absent from her family; and a priest grapples with his faith in the face of unspeakable horror.
7. Like Crazy (2011)
PG-13 | 86 min | Drama, Romance
A British college student falls for an American student, only to be separated from him when she's banned from the U.S. after overstaying her visa.
Votes: 57,815 | Gross: $3.41M
8. Young and Wild (2012)
Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy, Drama
Daniela, raised in the bosom of a strict Evangelical family and recently unmasked as a fornicator by her shocked parents, struggles to find her own path to spiritual harmony.
Votes: 2,372 | Gross: $0.00M
9. Safety Not Guaranteed (2012)
R | 86 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Three magazine employees head out on an assignment to interview a guy who placed a classified advertisement seeking a companion for time travel.
Votes: 115,148 | Gross: $4.01M
10. 10 timer til Paradis (2012)
Not Rated | 92 min | Drama, Romance
Dennis, a painfully shy 38-year-old bodybuilder who lives with his mother, sets off to Thailand in search of love.
Votes: 4,221 | Gross: $0.02M
11. Middle of Nowhere (2012)
R | 97 min | Drama
When her husband is sentenced to eight years in prison, Ruby drops out of medical school in order to focus on her husband's well-being while he's incarcerated - leading her on a journey of self-discovery in the process.
Votes: 1,489 | Gross: $0.08M
12. Sleepwalk with Me (2012)
PG-13 | 81 min | Comedy
A burgeoning stand-up comedian struggles with the stress of a stalled career, a stale relationship, and the wild spurts of severe sleepwalking he is desperate to ignore.
Votes: 11,382 | Gross: $2.26M
13. Valley of Saints (2012)
Not Rated | 82 min | Drama
War and poverty force Gulzar, a young tourist boatman, to run away from Kashmir with his best friend. But a military crackdown derails their escape, and they become trapped in Gulzar's lake... See full summary »
14. The Sessions (2012)
R | 95 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
A man in an iron lung who wishes to lose his virginity contacts a professional sex surrogate with the help of his therapist and priest.
Votes: 40,631 | Gross: $6.00M
15. Violeta Went to Heaven (2011)
Not Rated | 110 min | Biography, Drama, Music
A portrait of famed Chilean singer and folklorist Violeta Parra filled with her musical work, her memories, her loves and her hopes.
Votes: 2,011 | Gross: $0.02M
16. Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012)
PG-13 | 93 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Faced with both her hot-tempered father's fading health and melting ice-caps that flood her ramshackle bayou community and unleash ancient aurochs, six-year-old Hushpuppy must learn the ways of courage and love.
Votes: 79,405 | Gross: $12.80M
17. Wajma, an Afghan Love Story (2013)
Not Rated | 85 min | Drama
It's snowing in Kabul, and gregarious waiter Mustafa charms a pretty student named Wajma. The pair begins a clandestine relationship - they're playful and passionate but ever mindful of the... See full summary »
18. In a World... (2013)
R | 93 min | Comedy
An underachieving voice coach finds herself competing in the movie trailer voice-over profession against her arrogant father and his protégé.
Votes: 30,259 | Gross: $2.96M
19. Crystal Fairy & the Magical Cactus (2013)
Not Rated | 98 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
As Jamie travels in Chile, he invites an eccentric woman to join his group's quest to score a fabled hallucinogen, a move that finds him at odds with his new companion, until they drink the magic brew on a beach at the edge of the desert.
Votes: 7,741 | Gross: $0.19M
20. Afternoon Delight (2013)
R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama
Rachel tries to spice up her marriage with a trip to a strip club. She befriends McKenna who gave her a lapdance. She moves in with Rachel's family and becomes a nanny for the son.
Votes: 9,335 | Gross: $0.17M
21. This Is Martin Bonner (2013)
R | 83 min | Drama
Martin Bonner has just moved to Nevada from the East Coast, leaving behind his two adult children and a life he spent more than two decades building.
Votes: 881 | Gross: $0.01M
22. Metro Manila (2013)
Not Rated | 115 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Seeking a brighter future in megacity Manila, Oscar Ramirez and his family flee their impoverished life in the rice fields of the northern Philippines. But the sweltering capital's bustling... See full summary »
23. Jiseul (2012)
108 min | Drama, History, War
In 1950's, a populace of a South Korean island rebels against police brutality. The protesters are labeled as communists and the army is dispatched. One small village will be hit especially hard that day. Based on historical events.
24. Fruitvale Station (2013)
R | 85 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The story of Oscar Grant III, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident, who crosses paths with friends, enemies, family, and strangers on the last day of 2008.
Votes: 71,934 | Gross: $16.10M
25. Blind (II) (2014)
Not Rated | 96 min | Drama
Forsaken in a new Oslo apartment, a frail blind woman battles to come to terms with her condition, as she slowly retracts into an elaborate fantasy bubble. Are her stories fanning her suspicions, or is this what total blindness looks like?
26. The Skeleton Twins (2014)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Having both coincidentally cheated death on the same day, estranged twins reunite with the possibility of mending their relationship.
Votes: 38,851 | Gross: $5.28M
27. 52 Tuesdays (2013)
Not Rated | 114 min | Drama
16-year-old Billie's reluctant path to independence is accelerated when her mother reveals plans to gender transition and their time together becomes limited to Tuesday afternoons.
29. Imperial Dreams (2014)
87 min | Drama
A 21-year-old reformed gangster's devotion to his family and his future is put to the test when he is released from prison and returns to his old stomping grounds in Watts, Los Angeles.
30. Difret (2014)
Unrated | 99 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A young lawyer travels to an Ethiopian village to represent Hirut, a 14-year-old girl who shot her would-be husband as he and others were practicing one of the nation's oldest traditions: abduction into marriage.
Votes: 1,174 | Gross: $0.04M
31. Whiplash (2014)
R | 106 min | Drama, Music
A promising young drummer enrolls at a cut-throat music conservatory where his dreams of greatness are mentored by an instructor who will stop at nothing to realize a student's potential.
Votes: 677,301 | Gross: $13.09M