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|Mark||5 (imdb: 8.3)|
|Characters||Family, Friends, Girlfriends, Fathers|
|Plot||Love, Loneliness, Time travel, Investigation|
After getting into a near fatal car accident, Alma discovers she has a new relationship with time and uses this ability to find out the truth about her father’s death.
|Genre||horror, fantasy, comedy, family|
|Characters||Parents, Family, Mothers|
|Plot||Love, Relationship, Parenting|
The Addams family's lives begin to unravel when they face-off against a treacherous, greedy crafty reality-TV host while also preparing for their extended family to arrive for a major celebration.
|Mark||8.4 (imdb: 6.6)|
|Genre||thriller, drama, crime, biography|
|Characters||Maniacs, Serial killers|
A chronicle of the crimes of Ted Bundy, from the perspective of his longtime girlfriend, Elizabeth Kloepfer, who refused to believe the truth about him for years.
|Characters||Teens, Parents, Family, Mothers|
|Plot||Time travel, Adventure, Love, Relationship, Dancing, Motorcycles, Holidays|
Emile is fifteen. He lives in Montargis, between a sweet-crazy father and a mother who has always dyed his hair blond, because, it seems, he is more beautiful like that. When the girl who pleases him more than anything invites him to Venice for the holidays, he is overjoyed. Only problem, his parents decide to accompany him - This is the story of a teenager born into an unclassifiable family, the story of a first love, miraculous and fragile. This is the story of an initiatory and incredible journey where life often takes unawares, but where Venice, it will be at the rendezvous.
|Genre||comedy, melodrama, drama|
|Characters||Dogs, Friends, Lawyers|
|Plot||Time travel, Racing, Love, Cars|
A family dog—with a near-human soul and a philosopher's mind—evaluates his life through the lessons learned by his human owner, a race-car driver.
The love story between a pampered Cocker Spaniel named Lady and a streetwise mongrel named Tramp. Lady finds herself out on the street after her owners have a baby and is saved from a pack by Tramp, who tries to show her to live her life footloose and collar-free.
|Genre||comedy, melodrama, adventure, family|
The amazing story of sports commentator Stepan Vershinin, which loses its prestigious place on television. In search of a new job, he becomes part of unusual competitions.
|Mark||6 (imdb: 5.8)|
|Characters||Police, Clowns, Dogs|
After barely surviving a furious shootout with the police, Baby Firefly, Otis Driftwood and Captain Spaulding are behind bars. But pure evil cannot be contained. Teaming up with Otis’ half-brother Winslow, the demented Firefly clan escape to unleash a whole new wave of murder, madness and mayhem.
|Mark||6.4 (imdb: 7.6)|
|Genre||melodrama, drama, music|
|Country||Poland, United Kingdom, France|
A man and a woman meet in the ruins of post-war Poland. With vastly different backgrounds and temperaments, they are fatally mismatched and yet drawn to each other.
|Mark||7 (imdb: 6.6)|
|Genre||comedy, melodrama, drama, music|
|Country||United Kingdom, USA|
Annie is stuck in a long-term relationship with Duncan – an obsessive fan of obscure rocker Tucker Crowe. When the acoustic demo of Tucker's hit record from 25 years ago surfaces, its discovery leads to a life-changing encounter with the elusive rocker himself.
|Mark||6.4 (imdb: 6.7)|
|Plot||Love, Relationship, Fate, Dancing, Love triangle|
|Style||Romantic, Soulful, Touching, For single girls|
As a young New York couple goes from college romance to marriage and the birth of their first child, the unexpected twists of their journey create reverberations that echo over continents and through lifetimes.
|Genre||comedy, melodrama, drama|
|Characters||Models, Dogs, Musicians, Lawyers|
|Plot||Adventure, Love, Dancing, Money|
A woman struggles to escape the clutches of her overbearing, co-dependent mother, while gradually falling for a sexy, sophisticated attorney.
A drama teacher's taboo relationship with an unstable student strikes a nerve in her jealous classmate, sparking a vengeful chain of events within their suburban high school that draws parallels to 'The Crucible'.
|Mark||10 (imdb: 5.6)|
|Genre||comedy, drama, western|
|Characters||Horses, Indians, Wolves|
|Plot||Weapon, Love, Survival, Dancing|
The Wild West, circa 1870. Samuel Alabaster, an affluent pioneer, ventures across the American frontier to marry the love of his life, Penelope. As his group traverses the west, the once-simple journey grows treacherous, blurring the lines between hero, villain and damsel.
|Mark||9.6 (imdb: 6.9)|
|Genre||action, drama, crime, biography, sport|
|Country||United Kingdom, France, China, Cambodia, USA|
|Plot||Martial Arts, Boxing, Love, Survival|
The true story of Billy Moore, an English boxer incarcerated in Thailand's most notorious prison. Thrown into a world of drugs and violence, he finds his best chance to escape is to fight his way out in Muay Thai tournaments.
|Mark||9.4 (imdb: 7.2)|
|Characters||Hermits, Family, Veterans, Dogs|
A father and daughter live a perfect but mysterious existence in Forest Park, a beautiful nature reserve near Portland, Oregon, rarely making contact with the world. But when a small mistake tips them off to authorities, they are sent on an increasingly erratic journey in search of a place to call their own.
|Mark||7 (imdb: 4.8)|
|Characters||Grandparents, Family, Dogs, Cats|
Single mom Laura, along with her awkward 14 year-old son Henry is forced to drive Jack, her estranged, care-free pot dealing father across country after he's kicked out of yet another nursing home.
|Mark||7.4 (imdb: 7.2)|
|Genre||comedy, drama, biography|
|Plot||Political, On real events, Power|
George W. Bush picks Dick Cheney, the CEO of Halliburton Co., to be his Republican running mate in the 2000 presidential election. No stranger to politics, Cheney's impressive résumé includes stints as White House chief of staff, House Minority Whip and defense secretary. When Bush wins by a narrow margin, Cheney begins to use his newfound power to help reshape the country and the world.
|Mark||7 (imdb: 7.3)|
|Genre||comedy, melodrama, drama, musical, western, detective|
|Characters||Gold miners, Indians, Cowboys, Pianists, Dogs, Horses|
|Plot||Bank robbery, Dancing|
|Place||Wild West, Small cities|
|Style||Netflix, Fancy, Not for everyone, Short Story|
Vignettes weaving together the stories of six individuals in the old West at the end of the Civil War. Following the tales of a sharp-shooting songster, a wannabe bank robber, two weary traveling performers, a lone gold prospector, a woman traveling the West to an uncertain future, and a motley crew of strangers undertaking a carriage ride.
|Genre||thriller, drama, adventure, detective|
|Plot||Love, Survival, Hunting, Parenting|
A city teen who travels to Montana to go hunting with his estranged father only for the strained trip to become a battle for survival when they encounter a grizzly bear
|Mark||10 (imdb: 6.3)|
|Characters||Family, Directors, Fathers|
|Plot||Love, Relationship, Intrigue|
When a successful television writer's daughter becomes the interest of an aging filmmaker with an appalling past, he becomes worried about how to handle the situation.
|Mark||8.2 (imdb: 6.5)|
|Characters||Family, Friends, Fathers, Dogs, Gay|
|Plot||Love, Parenting, Computers|
Although Brad has a satisfying career, a sweet wife and a comfortable life in suburban Sacramento, things aren't quite what he imagined during his college glory days. When he accompanies his musical prodigy son on a university tour, he can't help comparing his life with those of his four best college friends who seemingly have more wealthy and glamorous lives. But when circumstances force him to reconnect with his former friends, Brad begins to question whether he has really failed or if their lives are actually more flawed than they appear.
|Mark||4.6 (imdb: 6.2)|
|Characters||Teens, Parents, Family, Friends, Fathers, Psychiatrists|
|Plot||Love, Relationship, Betrayal|
|Place||New York, USA|
|Style||Makes me think, Tense|
The story of four characters whose lives intertwine amid the hustle and bustle of the Coney Island amusement park in the 1950s: Ginny, an emotionally volatile former actress now working as a waitress in a clam house; Humpty, Ginny’s rough-hewn carousel operator husband; Mickey, a handsome young lifeguard who dreams of becoming a playwright; and Carolina, Humpty’s long-estranged daughter, who is now hiding out from gangsters at her father’s apartment.
|Mark||10 (imdb: 6.3)|
|Characters||Family, Fathers, Lovers|
When a young man learns that his overbearing father is having an affair, he tries to stop it, only to be seduced by the older woman as well.
|Mark||6.6 (imdb: 7.9)|
|Genre||comedy, drama, family|
|Characters||Family, Friends, Orphans|
|Place||Los Angeles, USA|
A precocious orphan from Central Asia comes to America to find his long lost mother. Along the way he befriends a down on his luck small time hustler, and together they set in motion a daring scheme to solve all their problems. However, things don't go according to plan.
|Mark||8 (imdb: 7.8)|
|Characters||Doctors, Family, Friends, Mothers, Zombie|
They're ordinary husband and wife realtors until she undergoes a dramatic change that sends them down a road of death and destruction. In a good way.
|Mark||5 (imdb: 6.6)|
|Genre||horror, thriller, drama|
|Characters||Family, Friends, Poets|
|Plot||Love, Dancing, Death|
|Style||Action, Touching, Depressive|
A couple's relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence.
|Mark||9 (imdb: 7.1)|
After working as a drug courier and getting into a brutal shootout with police, a former boxer finds himself at the mercy of his enemies as they force him to instigate violent acts that turn the prison he resides in into a battleground.
|Characters||Police, Family, Writers, Mothers, Fathers|
|Plot||Love, Depression, Relationship, Divorce, Creation|
|Place||Forest, England, School|
Set two years after his daughter went missing, The Child In Time follows Stephen Lewis, a children's author, as he struggles to find purpose in his life without her. His wife Julie has left him, and his best friends Charles and Thelma have retired to the countryside, battling demons of their own. With tenderness and insight, the movie explores the dark territory of a marriage devastated, the loss of childhood, the fluidity of time, grief, hope, and acceptance. The Child In Time is a lyrical and heart-breaking exploration of love, loss, and the power of things unseen.
|Mark||5.6 (imdb: 6.8)|
|Country||Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, USA|
|Characters||Artists, Friends, Gay, Thieves|
|Plot||Love, Relationship, Art, Creation, Dancing|
Touko Laaksonen, a decorated officer, returns home after a harrowing and heroic experience serving his country in World War II, but life in Finland during peacetime proves equally distressing. He finds peace-time Helsinki rampant with persecution of the homosexual and men around him even being pressured to marry women and have children. Touko finds refuge in his liberating art, specialising in homoerotic drawings of muscular men, free of inhibitions. His work – made famous by his signature ‘Tom of Finland’ – became the emblem of a generation of men and fanned the flames of a gay revolution.
|Country||Chile, Germany, Spain, USA|
|Characters||Police, Doctors, Dogs|
|Plot||Love, Death, Dancing|
Marina's life is thrown into turmoil following the death of her partner. Mourning the loss of the man she loved, she finds herself under intense scrutiny from those with no regard for her privacy.
|Mark||7 (imdb: 6.5)|
|Genre||thriller, drama, detective|
|Characters||Teens, Teachers, Family, Friends|
On the night that Jasper Jones, the town's mixed race outcast shows him the dead body of young Laura Wishart, Charlie's life is changed forever. Entrusted with this secret and believing Jasper to be innocent, Charlie embarks on a dangerous journey to find the true killer. Set over the scorching summer holidays of 1965, Charlie defeats the local racists, faces the breakup of his parents and falls head over heels in love as he discovers what it means to be truly courageous.
|Characters||Friends, Girlfriends, Dogs, Artists|
|Plot||Love, Internet, Holidays, Social Media, Obsession|
|Place||Party, Los Angeles, USA|
Ingrid becomes obsessed with a social network star named Taylor Sloane who seemingly has a perfect life. But when Ingrid decides to drop everything and move west to be Taylor's friend, her behaviour turns unsettling and dangerous.
|Characters||Teens, Parents, Sisters, Babysitting, Friends, Mothers, Nephews, Family|
|Plot||Love, Relationship, Parenting|
|Place||School, USA, Mansions|
Mackenzie "Mickey" Murphy is a hard-living, foul-mouthed, cigarette-smoking woman who moves to affluent Greenwich, CT to raise the spoiled kids of her wealthy sister who fled the country to avoid a federal indictment. She quickly learns what the rest of us already know - other people's children are awful.
|Characters||Parents, Businessmen, Nurses, Billionaires, Dogs, Lawyers|
|Plot||Love, Jealousy, Relationship, Racing, Money|
|Place||Party, Hospitals, USA, Hotels|
Beatriz, an immigrant from a poor town in Mexico, has drawn on her innate kindness to build a career as a health practitioner. Doug Strutt is a cutthroat, self-satisfied billionaire. When these two opposites meet at a dinner party, their worlds collide, and neither will ever be the same.
|Mark||7 (imdb: 6)|
|Genre||melodrama, drama, detective|
|Country||United Kingdom, USA|
|Characters||Dogs, Horses, Gay|
|Plot||Intrigue, Love, First love, Money|
A young Englishman plots revenge against his mysterious, beautiful cousin, believing that she murdered his guardian. But his feelings become complicated as he finds himself falling under the beguiling spell of her charms.
|Genre||thriller, drama, crime|
|Plot||Jealousy, Divorce, Love, Investigation, Missing people|
|Place||New York, USA|
|Style||Fascinating, Exciting, Action|
Three friends head to the seafront for a drunken weekend, only to be imprisoned on the top floor of their holiday apartment by a malevolent paranormal force.
|Mark||10 (imdb: 5.7)|
|Country||USA, United Kingdom|
|Characters||Killers, Family, Lawyers|
|Plot||Disasters, Death, Hatred, Investigation, Depression, Survival|
|Style||Atmospheric, Disturbing, Exciting|
A fatal plane crash changes the lives of Roman and Jake forever. Roman loses his wife and daughter in the accident, while Jake, his mind as he happens to be the air traffic controller, who fails to avert the nightmare. Rage and revenge engulfs Roman and Jake finds himself swamped with guilt and regret. Can the two make peace with the past?
|Mark||9 (imdb: 7.2)|
|Characters||Family, Dogs, Demons|
A young girl is raised in a dysfunctional family constantly on the run from the FBI. Living in poverty, she comes of age guided by her drunkard, ingenious father who distracts her with magical stories to keep her mind off the family's dire state, and her selfish, nonconformist mother who has no intention of raising a family, along with her younger brother and sister, and her other older sister. Together, they fend for each other as they mature in an unorthodox journey that is their family life.
|Country||France, Russia, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Ukraine|
Loosely inspired by Dostoyevsky’s short story A Gentle Creature about a woman who travels to a prison in a remote region to track down her incarcerated husband.
|Genre||comedy, family, western, cartoon, detective|
|Characters||Dogs, Cowboys, Family|
When the Scooby gang visits a dude ranch, they discover that it and the nearby town have been haunted by a ghostly cowboy, Dapper Dan, who fires real fire from his fire irons. The mystery only deepens when it’s discovered that the ghost is also the long lost relative of Shaggy Rogers!