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Minamata (2020)

Minamata (2020)

Minamata (2020)
IMDb: 8.0
115 min

War photographer W. Eugene Smith travels back to Japan where he documents the devastating effect of mercury poisoning in coastal communities.

Genre: Drama
Clash (2016)

Clash (2016)

Clash (2016)
IMDb: 7.5
95 min

In 2013, in Cairo, a tragic fate brings together several detainees from different political and social backgrounds inside a police truck, during the turmoil that followed the ousting of president...

Genre: Drama, Thriller
The Worthy (2016)

The Worthy (2016)

The Worthy (2016)
IMDb: 5.1
95 min

A visually spectacular dystopian take on an Arab world torn apart by social disorder.

Rattle the Cage (2015)

Rattle the Cage (2015)

Rattle the Cage (2015)
IMDb: 7.1
96 min

‘Zinzana’ is a psychological thriller set in a prison. Our hero finds himself locked in a cell with no I.D and no memory of what happened the night before. But...

Genre: Crime, Thriller
He Named Me Malala (2015)

He Named Me Malala (2015)

He Named Me Malala (2015)
IMDb: 7.0
87 min

A look at the events leading up to the Taliban’s attack on the young Pakistani school girl, Malala Yousafzai, for speaking out on girls’ education and the aftermath, including her...

Genre: Documentary
Theeb (2014)

Theeb (2014)

Theeb (2014)
IMDb: 7.2
100 min

In the Ottoman province of Hijaz during World War I, a young Bedouin boy experiences a greatly hastened coming of age as he embarks on a perilous desert journey to...

Desert Dancer (2014)

Desert Dancer (2014)

Desert Dancer (2014)
IMDb: 6.2
98 min

Inspirational true story of Iranian dancer Afshin Ghaffarian, who risked his life for his dream to become a dancer despite a nationwide dancing ban.

Genre: Drama
Djinn (2013)

Djinn (2013)

Djinn (2013)
IMDb: 4.4
85 min

Desperate to put the traumatic loss of their infant child behind them, newlywed couple Khalid and Salama return to their home in the United Arab Emirates. Unknown to the couple,...

Genre: Horror
Shorts (2009)

Shorts (2009)

Shorts (2009)
IMDb: 4.7
89 min

A young boy’s discovery of a colorful, wish-granting rock causes chaos in the suburban town of Black Falls when jealous kids and scheming adults alike set out to get their...

Message Man (2018)

Message Man (2018)

Message Man (2018)
IMDb: 6.0
91 min

A retired assassins past catches up with him and his brutality surfaces as he goes on a final killing spree to make things right.

Benji (2018)

Benji (2018)

Benji (2018)
IMDb: 6.3
87 min

Two school kids strike up a friendship with an orphaned puppy named Benji. When danger befalls them and they end up kidnapped by robbers who are in over their heads,...

Genre: Crime, Drama
Wadjda (2012)

Wadjda (2012)

Wadjda (2012)
IMDb: 7.5
98 min

Wadjda is a 10-year-old girl living in a suburb of Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia. Although she lives in a conservative world, Wadjda is fun loving, entrepreneurial and always...

Genre: Drama
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017)

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017)

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017)
IMDb: 6.5
136 min

In the 28th century, Valerian and Laureline are special operatives charged with keeping order throughout the human territories. On assignment from the Minister of Defense, the two undertake a mission...

Bilal: A New Breed of Hero (2015)

Bilal: A New Breed of Hero (2015)

Bilal: A New Breed of Hero (2015)
IMDb: 7.9
105 min

A thousand years ago, one boy with a dream of becoming a great warrior is abducted with his sister and taken to a land far away from home. Thrown into...

The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014)

The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014)

The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014)
IMDb: 7.3
122 min

A story centered around an Indian family who moves to France and opens a restaurant across the street from a Michelin-starred French restaurant.

Genre: Drama
A Most Violent Year (2014)

A Most Violent Year (2014)

A Most Violent Year (2014)
IMDb: 7.0
125 min

A thriller set in New York City during the winter of 1981, statistically one of the most violent years in the city’s history, and centered on the lives of an...

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Snitch (2013)

Snitch (2013)

Snitch (2013)
IMDb: 6.4
112 min

Construction company owner John Matthews learns that his estranged son, Jason, has been arrested for drug trafficking. Facing an unjust prison sentence for a first time offender courtesy of mandatory...

Men in Black 3 (2012)

Men in Black 3 (2012)

Men in Black 3 (2012)
IMDb: 6.8
106 min

Agents J and K are back…in time. J has seen some inexplicable things in his 15 years with the Men in Black, but nothing, not even aliens, perplexes him as...

Promised Land (2012)

Promised Land (2012)

Promised Land (2012)
IMDb: 6.6
106 min

A salesman for a natural gas company experiences life-changing events after arriving in a small town, where his corporation wants to tap into the available resources.

Genre: Drama
Samsara (2011)

Samsara (2011)

Samsara (2011)
IMDb: 8.5
102 min

Filmed over nearly five years in twenty-five countries on five continents, and shot on seventy-millimetre film, Samsara transports us to the varied worlds of sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes,...

Genre: Documentary
Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol (2011)

Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol (2011)

Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol (2011)
IMDb: 7.4
133 min

Ethan Hunt and his team are racing against time to track down a dangerous terrorist named Hendricks, who has gained access to Russian nuclear launch codes and is planning a...

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011)

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011)

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011)
IMDb: 7.3
124 min

British retirees travel to India to take up residence in what they believe is a newly restored hotel. Less luxurious than its advertisements, the Marigold Hotel nevertheless slowly begins to...

Genre: Comedy, Drama
Contagion (2011)

Contagion (2011)

Contagion (2011)
IMDb: 6.7
106 min

As an epidemic of a lethal airborne virus – that kills within days – rapidly grows, the worldwide medical community races to find a cure and control the panic that...

The Beaver (2011)

The Beaver (2011)

The Beaver (2011)
IMDb: 6.6
91 min

Suffering from a severe case of depression, toy company CEO Walter Black (Mel Gibson) begins using a beaver hand puppet to help him open up to his family. With his...

Genre: Drama
Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (2011)

Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (2011)

Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (2011)
IMDb: 4.3
96 min

When the devil resurfaces with aims to take over the world in human form, Johnny Blaze reluctantly comes out of hiding to transform into the flame-spewing supernatural hero Ghost Rider...

The Way Back (2010)

The Way Back (2010)

The Way Back (2010)
IMDb: 7.3
133 min

At the dawn of WWII, several men escape from a Russian gulag—to take a perilous and uncertain journey to freedom as they cross deserts, mountains and several nations.

Fair Game (2010)

Fair Game (2010)

Fair Game (2010)
IMDb: 6.8
108 min

Wife and mother Valerie Plame has a double life as a CIA operative, hiding her vocation from family and friends. Her husband, Joseph Wilson, writes a controversial article in The...

Genre: Drama, Thriller