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1. Ahlat Agaci (2018)

6 | 188 min | Drama

8.4
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88 Metascore

An unpublished writer returns to his hometown after graduating, where he seeks sponsors to publish his book while dealing with his father's deteriorating indulgence into the gambling.

Director: Nuri Bilge Ceylan | Stars: Dogu Demirkol, Murat Cemcir, Bennu Yildirimlar, Hazar Ergüçlü

Votes: 8,324

2. Groundhog Day (1993)

AL | 101 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

8.0
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72 Metascore

A weatherman finds himself inexplicably living the same day over and over again.

Director: Harold Ramis | Stars: Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Chris Elliott, Stephen Tobolowsky

Votes: 529,469 | Gross: $70.91M

3. Das weiße Band - Eine deutsche Kindergeschichte (2009)

12 | 144 min | Drama, History, Mystery

7.8
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82 Metascore

Strange events happen in a small village in the north of Germany during the years before World War I, which seem to be ritual punishment. Who is responsible?

Director: Michael Haneke | Stars: Christian Friedel, Ernst Jacobi, Leonie Benesch, Ulrich Tukur

Votes: 61,759 | Gross: $2.22M

4. Bir Zamanlar Anadolu'da (2011)

AL | 157 min | Crime, Drama

7.8
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82 Metascore

A group of men set out in search of a dead body in the Anatolian steppes.

Director: Nuri Bilge Ceylan | Stars: Muhammet Uzuner, Yilmaz Erdogan, Taner Birsel, Ahmet Mümtaz Taylan

Votes: 33,477 | Gross: $0.14M

5. Bienvenue chez les Ch'tis (2008)

6 | 106 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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A French public servant from Provence is banished to the far North. Strongly prejudiced against this cold and inhospitable place, he leaves his family behind to relocate temporarily there, with the firm intent to quickly come back.

Director: Dany Boon | Stars: Kad Merad, Dany Boon, Zoé Félix, Lorenzo Ausilia-Foret

Votes: 35,862 | Gross: $1.48M

6. Cemetery Junction (2010)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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A 1970s-set comedy centered on three young working class friends in a dreary suburb of Reading.

Directors: Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant | Stars: Christian Cooke, Felicity Jones, Tom Hughes, Jack Doolan

Votes: 18,920

7. Manon des sources (1986)

16 | 113 min | Drama

8.0
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A beautiful but shy shepherdess plots vengeance on the men whose greedy conspiracy to acquire her father's land caused his death years earlier.

Director: Claude Berri | Stars: Yves Montand, Emmanuelle Béart, Daniel Auteuil, Hippolyte Girardot

Votes: 18,814 | Gross: $3.94M

8. Journal d'une femme de chambre (2015)

12 | 96 min | Drama

5.5
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56 Metascore

A scheming servant works for a wealthy couple in France during the late 19th century.

Director: Benoît Jacquot | Stars: Léa Seydoux, Vincent Lindon, Clotilde Mollet, Hervé Pierre

Votes: 2,173 | Gross: $0.05M

9. I vitelloni (1953)

107 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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87 Metascore

A character study of five young men at crucial turning points in their lives in a small town in Italy.

Director: Federico Fellini | Stars: Alberto Sordi, Franco Fabrizi, Franco Interlenghi, Leopoldo Trieste

Votes: 12,591 | Gross: $0.10M

10. Kings Row (1942)

127 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.6
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The dark side and hypocrisy of provincial American life is seen through the eyes of five children as they grow to adulthood at the turn-of-the-century.

Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Ann Sheridan, Robert Cummings, Ronald Reagan, Betty Field

Votes: 3,541

11. Die Rosenheim-Cops (2002– )

50 min | Comedy, Crime

6.0
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A team of inspectors investigate murders in and around the small Upper Bavarian town of Rosenheim. There is plenty of time to see idyllic landscapes and luxurious pre-alpine villas, as well as to enjoy sumptuous Bavarian fare with beer.

Stars: Marisa Burger, Max Müller, Karin Thaler, Joseph Hannesschläger

Votes: 236

12. La cérémonie (1995)

112 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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A newly hired maid for a rich countryside family befriends a post-office clerk who encourages her to rebel against her employers.

Director: Claude Chabrol | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Sandrine Bonnaire, Jacqueline Bisset, Jean-Pierre Cassel

Votes: 8,467 | Gross: $0.08M

13. The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942)

112 min | Comedy, Romance

7.6
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When acerbic critic Sheridan Whiteside slips on the front steps of a provincial Ohio businessman's home and breaks his hip, he and his entourage take over the house indefinitely.

Director: William Keighley | Stars: Bette Davis, Ann Sheridan, Monty Woolley, Richard Travis

Votes: 5,988

14. La fleur du mal (2003)

R | 104 min | Drama

6.5
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67 Metascore

Three generations of a wealthy Bordeaux family are caught in the crossfire when Anne decides to run for mayor, thanks to a political pamphlet that revives an old murder scandal.

Director: Claude Chabrol | Stars: Nathalie Baye, Benoît Magimel, Suzanne Flon, Mélanie Doutey

Votes: 2,794 | Gross: $0.18M

15. Madame Bovary (1949)

114 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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A provincial doctor's wife's romantic illusions about life and social status lead her to betray her naive husband, take on lovers and run up ruinous debts.

Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Jennifer Jones, James Mason, Van Heflin, Louis Jourdan

Votes: 2,118

16. Braunschlag (2012– )

45 min | Drama

8.3
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To save his town Braunschlag from bankruptcy, the mayor decides to fake a Marian apparition. This black-humored farce revolves around greed, corruption, churchianity and alcohol.

Stars: Robert Palfrader, Maria Hofstätter, Nicholas Ofczarek, Nina Proll

Votes: 975

17. Le chagrin et la pitié (1969)

251 min | Documentary, History, War

8.3
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An in-depth exploration of the various reactions by the French people to the Vichy government's acceptance of Nazi invasion.

Director: Marcel Ophüls | Stars: Georges Bidault, Matthäus Bleibinger, Charles Braun, Maurice Buckmaster

Votes: 3,198

18. Das schreckliche Mädchen (1990)

94 min | Comedy, Drama, History

7.4
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When a young woman investigates her town's Nazi past, the community turns against her.

Director: Michael Verhoeven | Stars: Lena Stolze, Hans-Reinhard Müller, Monika Baumgartner, Elisabeth Bertram

Votes: 2,245 | Gross: $2.28M

19. Disco Polo (2015)

107 min | Comedy, Music

5.1
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Fabulous story of two boys from province, who want to become top stars of Polish popular disco genre.

Director: Maciej Bochniak | Stars: Dawid Ogrodnik, Piotr Glowacki, Tomasz Kot, Joanna Kulig

Votes: 556

20. Vesnicko má stredisková (1985)

98 min | Comedy

8.2
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Comedy about the people who inhabit a small town. For years the overbearing Pavek has endured Otik, the "town idiot," sharing his meals and the front seat of their dump truck. But Otik is ... See full summary »

Director: Jirí Menzel | Stars: János Bán, Marián Labuda, Rudolf Hrusínský, Rudolf Hrusínský

Votes: 3,254

21. Moy drug Ivan Lapshin (1985)

100 min | Drama

7.8
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Russian provincial town in the middle of the 1930s Stalin's Great Purge. Ivan Lapshin, the head of the local police, does what he has to do. And he does it well.

Director: Aleksey German | Stars: Andrei Boltnev, Nina Ruslanova, Andrey Mironov, Aleksey Zharkov

Votes: 1,653

22. Christmas Every Day (1996 TV Movie)

95 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.4
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Billy Jackson is not having a good Christmas. He got a basketball and just can't make a jump shot. His Uncle David is coming to town to open a Valu-Mall, which will put his dad's store out ... See full summary »

Director: Larry Peerce | Stars: Robert Hays, Bess Armstrong, Erik von Detten, Yvonne Zima

Votes: 903

23. Postriziny (1981)

93 min | Comedy

7.9
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An evocation of the childhood memories of Bohumil Hrabal in his provincial town of Nymburk, dominated by the local brewery.

Director: Jirí Menzel | Stars: Magda Vásáryová, Jirí Schmitzer, Jaromír Hanzlík, Rudolf Hrusínský

Votes: 1,883

24. Balanta (1992)

105 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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A description of Romania before Ceausescu's downfall, through the story of Nela. Daughter of a former colonel of the Securitate, the romanian political police. She refused to become as her ... See full summary »

Director: Lucian Pintilie | Stars: Maia Morgenstern, Razvan Vasilescu, Victor Rebengiuc, Dorel Visan

Votes: 2,168

25. Salome (1981)

105 min | Drama

7.8
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Director: Laurice Guillen | Stars: Gina Alajar, Johnny Delgado, Dennis Roldan, Bongchi Miraflor

Votes: 30

26. Fontane Effi Briest (1974)

140 min | Drama, History

7.0
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In the nineteenth century, seventeen year old Effi Briest is married to the older Baron von Instetten and moves into a house, that she believes has a ghost, in a small isolated Baltic town.... See full summary »

Director: Rainer Werner Fassbinder | Stars: Hanna Schygulla, Wolfgang Schenck, Ulli Lommel, Karlheinz Böhm

Votes: 1,987

27. Wenecja (2010)

110 min | Drama

6.9
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Marek is in his early teens and dreams of going to Venice. Although the war makes his plans highly unlikely, the boy won't let his dreams drift away too easily.

Director: Jan Jakub Kolski | Stars: Marcin Walewski, Magdalena Cielecka, Agnieszka Grochowska, Grazyna Blecka-Kolska

Votes: 353

28. Le grand amour (1969)

87 min | Comedy, Romance

7.7
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After fifteen years of average married life and stifling in-laws, a businessman undergoes a midlife crisis and pursues his attractive young secretary.

Director: Pierre Étaix | Stars: Pierre Étaix, Annie Fratellini, Nicole Calfan, Alain Janey

Votes: 913

29. Poulet au vinaigre (1985)

16 | 110 min | Crime, Mystery

6.7
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When a small town begins losing its citizenry in a series of grisly murders, out-of-town police inspector Jean Lavardin (Jean Poiret) is sent to investigate. Could the killers be a bullied ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Chabrol | Stars: Jean Poiret, Stéphane Audran, Michel Bouquet, Jean Topart

Votes: 1,301

30. U Pana Boga za piecem (1998)

100 min | Comedy

6.9
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Director: Jacek Bromski | Stars: Jan Wieczorkowski, Krzysztof Dzierma, Andrzej Beja-Zaborski, Anna Janowska

Votes: 724

31. Slunce, seno, jahody (1984)

83 min | Comedy

7.0
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Director: Zdenek Troska | Stars: Pavel Kikincuk, Bronek Cerny, Veronika Kánská, Petra Pysová

Votes: 1,026

32. Ang babaeng putik (2000)

105 min | Action, Thriller, Horror

5.7
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Mark is a college student with hidden ambitions of being a horror novelist. In his quest to write a story that will showcase his talents, a true horror invades his private life in the form ... See full summary »

Director: Rico Maria Ilarde | Stars: Carlos Morales, Klaudia Koronel, Marcus Madrigal, John Arcilla

Votes: 21

33. Quelques heures de printemps (2012)

108 min | Drama

6.9
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Alain Evrard, a trucker who has just finished serving a prison sentence, is forced to temporarily move back to his mother's house. This forced co-habitation causes all the violence of their... See full summary »

Director: Stéphane Brizé | Stars: Vincent Lindon, Hélène Vincent, Emmanuelle Seigner, Olivier Perrier

Votes: 686

34. Mój Nikifor (2004)

97 min | Biography, Drama

6.8
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Story of the last eight years of life of Nikifor Krynicki, famous "naive artist".

Director: Krzysztof Krauze | Stars: Krystyna Feldman, Roman Gancarczyk, Jerzy Gudejko, Jowita Budnik

Votes: 663

35. Jagdszenen aus Niederbayern (1969)

88 min | Drama

7.4
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Abram returns to his small village and although his repairing skills are needed, people's suspicion about his sexual preferences make his life hard.

Director: Peter Fleischmann | Stars: Martin Sperr, Angela Winkler, Else Quecke, Michael Strixner

Votes: 448

36. U Pana Boga za miedza (2009)

110 min | Comedy

6.0
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Director: Jacek Bromski | Stars: Krzysztof Dzierma, Andrzej Beja-Zaborski, Wojciech Solarz, Emilian Kaminski

Votes: 279

37. Herbstmilch (1989)

111 min | Drama, War

6.8
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This is a cinematic adaptation of the autobiography of Anna Wimschneider. It depicts her life's experiences and workaday routines as a woman born on a farm in lower Bavaria, Germany, in the... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Vilsmaier | Stars: Dana Vávrová, Werner Stocker, Claude-Oliver Rudolph, Eva Mattes

Votes: 346

38. Un coeur simple (2008)

105 min | Drama

6.6
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Unable to forget her first love, Félicité, a simple and kind maid, devotes herself completely to her new master, Mathilde Aubain. As the passing of time doesn't heal her wounds, she gives ... See full summary »

Director: Marion Laine | Stars: Sandrine Bonnaire, Marina Foïs, Pascal Elbé, Patrick Pineau

Votes: 295

39. Struktura krysztalu (1969)

74 min | Drama

7.3
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Jan and Marek used to study physics together but after graduation their paths were different. Jan got married and moved to the countryside. Marek stayed in Warsaw and now wants to persuade Jan to follow his path.

Director: Krzysztof Zanussi | Stars: Barbara Wrzesinska, Jan Myslowicz, Andrzej Zarnecki, Wladyslaw Jarema

Votes: 685

40. Okraina (1933)

98 min | Drama, War

7.4
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Outskirts is an internationally renowned masterpiece of early sound cinema. In a remote Russian village during World War I, colorful and nuanced characters experience divided loyalties: ... See full summary »

Director: Boris Barnet | Stars: Aleksandr Chistyakov, Sergey Komarov, Yelena Kuzmina, Nikolay Bogolyubov

Votes: 780

41. Salat sa ligaya (2004)

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Director: Arturo San Agustin | Stars: Yani Garcia, Kim Vasquez, Aisha Melendrez, Mark Dionisio

42. Aswang (2011)

110 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror

5.2
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This is a remake of the 1992 Aswang (shapeshifting monster) film starring Alma Moreno. In this version two kids witness the murder of their parents and escape unwittingly into a town ... See full summary »

Director: Jerrold Tarog | Stars: Lovi Poe, Paulo Avelino, Albie Casiño, Jillian Ward

Votes: 40

43. U Pana Boga w ogródku (2007)

115 min | Comedy

6.4
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Director: Jacek Bromski | Stars: Krzysztof Dzierma, Andrzej Beja-Zaborski, Wojciech Solarz, Emilian Kaminski

Votes: 506

44. Grenzverkehr (2005)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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When three teenage boys from Bavaria try to lose their innocence in the neighboring Czech Republic, they get themselves and a young pregnant Ukrainian immigrant into trouble with local pimps.

Director: Stefan Betz | Stars: Andreas Buntscheck, Ferdinand Schmidt-Modrow, Joseph M'Barek, Henriette Richter-Röhl

Votes: 309

45. Bahay kubo: A pinoy mano po! (2007)

130 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Farmer Eden goes to town selling her produce and finds and adopts Lily which, eventually lead to adoption of several children. Whenever the officials intervene, Eden friends helped Eden out by claiming some of the children are theirs.

Director: Joel Lamangan | Stars: Maricel Soriano, Eric Quizon, Marian Rivera, Shaina Magdayao

Votes: 51

46. Green Paradise (2007)

Drama, Romance

5.1
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Directors: Kant Leung, Esmeraldo Santos | Stars: Cristine Reyes, Andrew Schimmer, Kris Martinez, Joel Torre

Votes: 22

47. Giovani mariti (1958)

98 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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A movie about the mixed feelings of young adulthood. Main characters rather casually enter into marriage, never intending true fidelity to their spouses. When they realize that they're ... See full summary »

Director: Mauro Bolognini | Stars: Isabelle Corey, Antonio Cifariello, Franco Interlenghi, Raf Mattioli

Votes: 93

48. Bilet na ksiezyc (2013)

123 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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In 1969, two young brothers travel through Poland not only to send one of them to his army unit at the seaside, but also to become real grown-ups and learn something about themselves.

Director: Jacek Bromski | Stars: Filip Plawiak, Mateusz Kosciukiewicz, Bozena Adamek, Alicja Bach

Votes: 241

49. Aswang (1992)

125 min | Horror

7.0
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Alma Moreno plays the aswang attacking residents of a remote barrio. Catlyn (Aiza Seguerra) and her yaya Veron,played by Manilyn Reynes are accompanied in the countryside by Dudoy, the ... See full summary »

Directors: Peque Gallaga, Lore Reyes | Stars: Alma Moreno, Manilyn Reynes, Aiza Seguerra, Berting Labra

Votes: 46

50. La provinciale (1953)

114 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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Gemma, daughter of a lodger, is in love with her half-brother, but since she cannot marry him she ends up marrying a teacher. She doesn't love him and betrays him but is blackmailed by a ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Soldati | Stars: Gina Lollobrigida, Gabriele Ferzetti, Franco Interlenghi, Nanda Primavera

Votes: 152



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