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Box (film)

Box is 2015 Romanian drama film directed by Florin Șerban. It was screened in the Contemporary World Cinema section of the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival.

Battle Royale (film)

Battle Royale is a 2000 Japanese dystopian thriller film directed by Kinji Fukasaku and screenplay written by Kenta Fukasaku, based on the 1999 novel by Koushun Takami. Starring Tatsuya Fujiwara, Aki Maeda and Takeshi Kitano, the film follows a g ...

A King Without Distraction

A King Without Distraction is a 1963 French mystery film directed by François Leterrier, starring Claude Giraud and Colette Renard. The story is set in the winter of 1840 and follows a police captain who investigates the disappearance of a young ...

The Corruptor

The Corruptor is a 1999 American action crime thriller film directed by James Foley, starring Chow Yun-fat and Mark Wahlberg. The film was released in the United States on March 12, 1999.

Stoker (film)

Stoker is a 2013 British-American psychological thriller drama film written by Wentworth Miller, under the pen-name Ted Foulke, and directed by South Korean filmmaker Park Chan-wook in his English-language debut. It stars Mia Wasikowska, Matthew ...

Cat's Eye (1985 film)

Cats Eye is a 1985 American anthology horror film directed by Lewis Teague and written by Stephen King. It comprises three stories, "Quitters, Inc.", "The Ledge", and "General". The first two are adaptations of short stories in Kings Night Shift ...

Krampus (film)

Krampus is a 2015 American dark fantasy comedy horror film based on the eponymous character from Austro-Bavarian folklore, written and directed by Michael Dougherty, and co-written by Todd Casey and Zach Shields. The film stars Adam Scott, Toni C ...

Redline (2009 film)

Redline is a 2009 science fiction auto racing anime film produced by Madhouse and released in Japan on October 9, 2010. The directorial debut feature of Takeshi Koike, it features the voices of Takuya Kimura, Yū Aoi and Tadanobu Asano, and an ori ...

Skins (2002 film)

Skins is a 2002 American feature film by Chris Eyre and based upon the novel of the same name by Adrian C. Louis. The film is set on the fictional Beaver Creek Indian Reservation in South Dakota near the Nebraska border, a place very much like th ...

Christine (2016 film)

Christine is a 2016 biographical drama film directed by Antonio Campos and written by Craig Shilowich. It stars actress Rebecca Hall as news reporter Christine Chubbuck struggling with depression, along with professional and personal frustrations ...

Close-Up (1990 film)

Close-Up is a 1990 Iranian docufiction written, directed and edited by Abbas Kiarostami. The film tells the story of the real-life trial of a man who impersonated film-maker Mohsen Makhmalbaf, conning a family into believing they would star in hi ...

Carol (film)

Carol is a 2015 romantic drama film directed by Todd Haynes. The screenplay by Phyllis Nagy is based on the 1952 romance novel The Price of Salt by Patricia Highsmith. The film stars Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Sarah Paulson, Jake Lacy, and Kyle ...

Lady Macbeth (film)

Lady Macbeth is a 2016 British drama film directed by William Oldroyd and written by Alice Birch, based on the novella Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District by Nikolai Leskov, though the films ending deviates significantly from the source text. It ...

The Iceman (film)

The Iceman is a 2012 American biographical film on the true story of longtime notorious hitman Richard Kuklinski. Released in 2012 at the Venice Film Festival, the film was directed by Ariel Vromen, and stars Michael Shannon as Kuklinski, Winona ...

Leonor

Leonor is a 1975 French-Italian-Spanish horror film written and directed by Juan Luis Buñuel and starring Michel Piccoli, Liv Ullmann and Ornella Muti.

Mysteries of Lisbon

Mysteries of Lisbon is a 2010 Portuguese period drama film directed by Chilean filmmaker Raul Ruiz based on an 1854 novel of the same name by Camilo Castelo Branco. The movies running time is 272 minutes. It played as a miniseries in 60-minute in ...

The Lobster

The Lobster is a 2015 absurdist dystopian black comedy film directed, co-written, and co-produced by Yorgos Lanthimos, co-produced by Ceci Dempsy, Ed Guiney, and Lee Magiday, and co-written by Efthimis Filippou. In the films setting, single peopl ...

Dreamcatcher (2003 film)

Dreamcatcher is a 2003 American science fiction horror film based on Stephen Kings novel of the same name. Directed by Lawrence Kasdan and co-written by Kasdan and screenwriter William Goldman, the film stars Thomas Jane, Jason Lee, Damian Lewis ...

Moonwalkers (film)

Moonwalkers is a 2015 French comedy film directed by Antoine Bardou-Jacquet in his directorial debut, and written by Dean Craig. The film stars Ron Perlman, Rupert Grint, and Robert Sheehan. The film is based on Moon landing conspiracy theories. ...

Love & Friendship

Love & Friendship is a 2016 period comedy film written and directed by Whit Stillman. Based on Jane Austens epistolary novel Lady Susan, written c. 1794, the film stars Kate Beckinsale, Chloe Sevigny, Xavier Samuel, and Emma Greenwell. The film f ...

Madamigella di Maupin

Madamigella di Maupin is a 1966 Italian adventure film directed by Mauro Bolognini. It is loosely based on the life of Mademoiselle de Maupin and the novel with the same name by Theophile Gautier.

McBain (film)

McBain is a 1991 American action film written and directed by James Glickenhaus. McBain stars Christopher Walken, Michael Ironside and Maria Conchita Alonso. Luis Guzman also appears as a drug dealer named "Papo".

Mamay (film)

Mamay is a 2003 Ukrainian language film. Based on ancient Ukrainian and Crimean Tatar folklore, this is a Ukrainian version of Romeo and Juliet. A fugitive Cossack falls in love with a stunningly beautiful Tatar woman who saves him from certain d ...

Tangerines (film)

Tangerines is a 2013 Estonian-Georgian film directed, produced and written by Zaza Urushadze. Set during the 1992–1993 War in Abkhazia, the film is a morality tale addressing issues of conflict, reconciliation and pacifism. It was filmed in Guria ...

Manifesto (2015 film)

Manifesto is a 2015 Australian-German multi-screen film installation written, produced and directed by Julian Rosefeldt. It features Cate Blanchett in 13 different roles performing various manifestos. The film was shot over 12 days in December 20 ...

Maradona by Kusturica

Maradona by Kusturica is a documentary on the life of Argentine footballer Diego Maradona, directed by the award-winning Serbian filmmaker Emir Kusturica. The documentary premiered at the Cannes Film Festival 2008.

Marathon Man (film)

Marathon Man is a 1976 American suspense-thriller film directed by John Schlesinger. It was adapted by William Goldman from his 1974 novel of the same title and stars Dustin Hoffman, Laurence Olivier, Roy Scheider, William Devane and Marthe Kelle ...

Marshall (film)

Marshall is a 2017 American biographical legal drama film directed by Reginald Hudlin and written by Michael and Jacob Koskoff. It stars Chadwick Boseman as Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, and focuses on one o ...

The Fencing Master (film)

The Fencing Master is a 1992 Spanish film based on the novel of the same name by Arturo Perez-Reverte. The film was selected as the Spanish entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 65th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.

Vishwaroopam

Vishwaroopam is a 2013 Indian espionage action thriller film written, directed and produced by Kamal Haasan, who also enacts the lead role. The film has Rahul Bose, Shekhar Kapur, Pooja Kumar, Andrea Jeremiah and Jaideep Ahlawat in supporting rol ...

Versus (2016 film)

Versus is a 2016 Russian sports-drama film directed by Nurbek Egen. It was released on November 3, 2016.

Morgan (2016 film)

Morgan is a 2016 British-American science fiction horror film directed by Luke Scott in his directorial debut, and written by Seth Owen. The film features an ensemble cast, including Kate Mara, Anya Taylor-Joy, Toby Jones, Rose Leslie, Boyd Holbr ...

My Brilliant Career (film)

My Brilliant Career is a 1979 Australian period drama film directed by Gillian Armstrong, and starring Judy Davis, Sam Neill, and Wendy Hughes. Based on the 1901 novel of the same name by Miles Franklin, it follows a young woman in rural, late 19 ...

La Musica (film)

La Musica is a 1967 French drama film directed by Marguerite Duras and Paul Seban after Duras play of the same name first performed 8 October 1965 at the Studio des Champs-Elysees.

Mary Poppins Returns

Mary Poppins Returns is a 2018 American musical fantasy comedy film directed by Rob Marshall, with a screenplay written by David Magee and a story by Magee, Marshall, and John DeLuca. Based on the book series Mary Poppins by P. L. Travers, the fi ...

Honey (2010 film)

Honey is a 2010 Turkish drama film directed by Semih Kaplanoğlu, the third and final installment of the "Yusuf Trilogy", which includes Egg and Milk. It premiered on 16 February 2010 in competition at the 60th Berlin International Film Festival, ...

Fifty Shades Darker (film)

Fifty Shades Darker is a 2017 American erotic romantic drama film directed by James Foley and written by Niall Leonard, based on E. L. Jamess 2012 novel of the same name. The second installment in the Fifty Shades film trilogy and the sequel to t ...

The Taste of Others

The Taste of Others is a 2000 French film. It was directed by Agnes Jaoui, and written by her and Jean-Pierre Bacri. It stars Jean-Pierre Bacri, Anne Alvaro, Alain Chabat, Agnes Jaoui, Gerard Lanvin and Christiane Millet. It won the Cesar Award f ...

The Mule (2018 film)

The Mule is a 2018 American crime drama film produced and directed by Clint Eastwood, who also plays the lead role. The screenplay, by Nick Schenk, is based on The New York Times article "The Sinaloa Cartels 90-Year-Old Drug Mule" by Sam Dolnick, ...

Compulsion (1959 film)

Compulsion is a 1959 American crime drama film directed by Richard Fleischer. The film is based on the 1956 novel of the same name by Meyer Levin, which in turn was a fictionalized account of the Leopold and Loeb murder trial. It was the first fi ...

The Barbarian Invasions

The Barbarian Invasions is a 2003 Canadian-French sex comedy-drama film written and directed by Denys Arcand and starring Remy Girard, Stephane Rousseau and Marie-Josee Croze. The film is a sequel to Arcands 1986 film The Decline of the American ...

The Hireling

The Hireling is a 1973 British drama film directed by Alan Bridges, based on a 1957 novel by LP Hartley, which starred Robert Shaw and Sarah Miles. It tells the story of a chauffeur who falls in love with an aristocratic woman. It shared the Gran ...

Nemtsov (film)

Nemtsov is a documentary film about Boris Nemtsov, the Russian opposition leader who was assassinated in Moscow on February 27, 2015. It was written, directed, and narrated by Vladimir V. Kara-Murza, a Russian journalist and historian and a longt ...

The Innocents (2016 film)

The Innocents, also known as Agnus Dei, is a 2016 French film directed by Anne Fontaine, which features Lou de Laage, Agata Kulesza, Agata Buzek and Vincent Macaigne in its cast. The script is by Sabrina B. Karine, Pascal Bonitzer, Anne Fontaine ...

Neruda (film)

Neruda is a 2016 internationally co-produced biographical drama film directed by Pablo Larrain. Mixing history and fiction, the film shows the dramatic events of the brutal suppression of Communists in Chile in 1948 and how the poet Pablo Neruda ...

Osthe

Osthi is a 2011 Indian Tamil-language action comedy film directed by S. Dharani, starring Silambarasan. A remake of 2010 blockbuster Hindi film Dabangg, directed by Abhinav Singh Kashyap and written by Dileep Shukla, it featured Jithan Ramesh, Ri ...

Bridegroom (film)

Bridegroom is a 2013 American documentary film about the relationship between two young gay men, produced and directed by Linda Bloodworth-Thomason. Bridegroom premiered at the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival on April 23, 2013, and attracted further p ...

Graveyard Shift (2005 film)

Mariya Shalayeva - Danyas girlfriend Vyacheslav Razbegaev - Shopkeeper Viktor Sukhorukov - Day salesman Spartak Mishulin - Customer Andrey Krasko - Detective Pavel Barshak - Danya, night salesman Andrey Merzlikin - Customer Ingeborga Dapkūnaite - ...

Night Editor

For the 1954 DuMont TV series, see Night Editor TV series. Night Editor is a 1946 B-movie film noir directed by Henry Levin and based on a popular radio program of the same name. The script for the film was based on a previous radio program episo ...

La Notte

La Notte is a 1961 Italian drama film directed by Michelangelo Antonioni and starring Marcello Mastroianni, Jeanne Moreau and Monica Vitti. Filmed on location in Milan, the film is about a day in the life of an unfaithful married couple and their ...