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Some Interesting Movies, Documentaries and TV Shows

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This list will be updated continuously. I am not putting them in any order but you can check if I have written a review by checking the blog categories. You can always find this page in right menu in Blog Category or in the bottom of main left side menu that pops out when you click it. I’ll post latest entries on top. I try to ignore commercially successful movies with massive production costs, the cream lies in storytelling not in the money. Also I try to not include a movie that is already well know.

Baby Driver (2017)
112 min|Action, Crime, Music, Thriller|June 28, 2017
8.2Rating: 8.2 / 10 from 71,264 users
After being coerced into working for a crime boss, a young getaway driver finds himself taking part in a heist doomed to fail.
Gifted (2017)
101 min|Drama|April 12, 2017
7.7Rating: 7.7 / 10 from 28,275 users
Frank, a single man raising his child prodigy niece Mary, is drawn into a custody battle with his mother.
Alien: Covenant (2017)
122 min|Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller|May 19, 2017
6.7Rating: 6.7 / 10 from 108,938 users
The crew of a colony ship, bound for a remote planet, discover an uncharted paradise with a threat beyond their imagination, and must attempt a harrowing escape.
Au bout du tunnel (2016)
120 min|Crime, Thriller|April 21, 2016
7.1Rating: 7.1 / 10 from 4,420 users
A paraplegic computer engineer that moves in a wheelchair and works in his basement starts hearing noises and voices of bank-robbers.
The Hidden Face (2011)
97 min|Drama, Mystery, Thriller|July 4, 2012
7.4Rating: 7.4 / 10 from 23,221 users
Shattered by the unexpected news, an aspiring orchestra conductor is puzzled by his girlfriend's mysterious and seemingly inexplicable case of disappearance.

 

Lockout (2012)
95 min|Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller|April 13, 2012
6.1Rating: 6.1 / 10 from 85,292 users
A man wrongly convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage against the U.S. is offered his freedom if he can rescue the president's daughter from an outer space prison taken over by violent inmates.
Memento (2000)
113 min|Mystery, Thriller|May 25, 2001
8.5Rating: 8.5 / 10 from 919,334 users
A man juggles searching for his wife's murderer and keeping his short-term memory loss from being an obstacle.
The Handmaid's Tale (2017–)
60 min|Drama, Sci-Fi|April 26, 2017
8.7Rating: 8.7 / 10 from 26,118 users
Set in a dystopian future, a woman is forced to live as a concubine under a fundamentalist theocratic dictatorship.
Free Fire (2016)
91 min|Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller|April 21, 2017
6.6Rating: 6.6 / 10 from 17,010 users
Set in Boston in 1978, a meeting in a deserted warehouse between two gangs turns into a shootout and a game of survival.
Demain tout commence (2016)
118 min|Comedy, Drama|December 7, 2016
7.4Rating: 7.4 / 10 from 8,269 users
Samuel parties hard in the Marseille area of France and is awoken one morning by a woman carrying a baby she claims is his. She drives off leaving him with a wailing infant; he gives chase …
Ghost in the Shell (2017)
107 min|Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller|March 31, 2017
6,5Rating: 6,5 / 10 from 94 630 users
In the near future, Major is the first of her kind: A human saved from a terrible crash, who is cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world's most dangerous criminals.
David Brent: Life on the Road (2016)
96 min|Comedy, Music|February 10, 2017
6.3Rating: 6.3 / 10 from 11,542 users
A camera crew catches up with David Brent, the former star of the fictional British TV series (2001), as he now fancies himself a rock star on the road.
These Final Hours (2013)
87 min|Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller|July 31, 2014
6.7Rating: 6.7 / 10 from 12,311 users
A self-obsessed young man makes his way to the party-to-end-all-parties on the last day on Earth, but ends up saving the life of a little girl searching for her father. Their relationship ultimately leads him on the path to redemption.
American Honey (2016)
163 min|Adventure, Drama, Romance|February 8, 2017
7.0Rating: 7.0 / 10 from 22,129 users
A teenage girl with nothing to lose joins a traveling magazine sales crew, and gets caught up in a whirlwind of hard partying, law bending and young love as she criss-crosses the Midwest with a band of misfits.
Nightcrawler (2014)
118 min|Crime, Drama, Thriller|October 31, 2014
7.9Rating: 7.9 / 10 from 340,065 users
When Louis Bloom, a con man desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story.
Planet Earth II (2016–)
360 min|Documentary|February 18, 2017
9.6Rating: 9.6 / 10 from 33,368 users
David Attenborough returns in this breathtaking documentary showcasing life on Planet Earth.
Disturbia (2007)
105 min|Drama, Mystery, Thriller|April 13, 2007
6.9Rating: 6.9 / 10 from 194,994 users
A teen living under house arrest becomes convinced his neighbor is a serial killer.
Memories of Murder (2003)
132 min|Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller|June 23, 2004
8.1Rating: 8.1 / 10 from 78,373 users
In a small Korean province in 1986, three detectives struggle with the case of multiple young women being found raped and murdered by an unknown culprit.
Inside Man (2006)
129 min|Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller|March 24, 2006
7.6Rating: 7.6 / 10 from 288,660 users
A police detective, a bank robber, and a high-power broker enter high-stakes negotiations after the criminal's brilliant heist spirals into a hostage situation.
The Paperboy (2012)
107 min|Drama, Thriller|October 17, 2012
5.8Rating: 5.8 / 10 from 30,798 users
A reporter returns to his Florida home-town to investigate a case involving a death row inmate.
Morris from America (2016)
91 min|Comedy, Drama, Romance|August 19, 2016
6.2Rating: 6.2 / 10 from 3,740 users
The romantic and coming-of-age misadventures of a 13-year-old American living in Germany.
Shangri-La Suite (2016)
90 min|Crime, Drama, Romance|October 28, 2016
4.8Rating: 4.8 / 10 from 334 users
Two young, damaged lovers head to Los Angeles to kill the King of Rock n Roll in the summer of 1974.

Well Done Luke Grimes 

Omkara (2006)
155 min|Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller|July 28, 2006
8.1Rating: 8.1 / 10 from 14,750 users
A politically-minded enforcer's misguided trust in his lieutenant leads him to suspect his wife of infidelity in this adaptation of Shakespeare's 'Othello'.
Joe Rogan: Triggered (2016)
N/A|Comedy|October 21, 2016
7.5Rating: 7.5 / 10 from 1,687 users
Unleashing his inquisitive, intense comedic style, Rogan explores everything from raising kids and Santa Claus to pot gummies and talking to dolphins.
Black Mirror (2011–)
60 min|Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller|December 4, 2011
8.9Rating: 8.9 / 10 from 141,074 users
A television anthology series that shows the dark side of life and technology.
The Raid: Redemption (2011)
101 min|Action, Crime, Thriller|April 13, 2012
7.6Rating: 7.6 / 10 from 159,709 users
A S.W.A.T. team becomes trapped in a tenement run by a ruthless mobster and his army of killers and thugs.
The Raid 2 (2014)
150 min|Action, Crime, Thriller|April 11, 2014
8.0Rating: 8.0 / 10 from 92,856 users
Only a short time after the first raid, Rama goes undercover with the thugs of Jakarta and plans to bring down the syndicate and uncover the corruption within his police force.
Malveillance (2011)
102 min|Drama, Horror, Thriller|December 28, 2011
7.2Rating: 7.2 / 10 from 27,475 users
You wake day after day to the comfort and security of your home. But how safe is it really?
The Orphanage (2007)
105 min|Drama, Mystery, Thriller|January 11, 2008
7.5Rating: 7.5 / 10 from 127,195 users
A woman brings her family back to her childhood home, which used to be an orphanage for handicapped children. Before long, her son starts to communicate with an invisible new friend.

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Boy (2010)
87 min|Comedy, Drama|September 12, 2012
7.5Rating: 7.5 / 10 from 11,202 users
Set on the east coast of New Zealand in 1984, Boy, an 11-year-old child and devout fan, gets a chance to know his absentee criminal father, who has returned to find a bag of money he buried years ago.
The Zookeeper (2001)
108 min|Drama, War|November 22, 2001
7.6Rating: 7.6 / 10 from 4,104 users
A disillusioned ex-Communist is left behind to take care of the animals in the capital's zoological gardens until a U.N. rescue force arrives.

 

The Road (2009)
111 min|Adventure, Drama|December 18, 2009
7.3Rating: 7.3 / 10 from 189,800 users
In a dangerous post-apocalyptic world, an ailing father defends his son as they slowly travel to the sea.

 

A History of Violence (2005)
96 min|Crime, Drama, Thriller|September 30, 2005
7.5Rating: 7.5 / 10 from 197,749 users
A mild-mannered man becomes a local hero through an act of violence, which sets off repercussions that will shake his family to its very core.
The Impossible (2012)
114 min|Drama, Thriller|January 4, 2013
7,6Rating: 7,6 / 10 from 158 930 users
The story of a tourist family in Thailand caught in the destruction and chaotic aftermath of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.
The Dinner Game (1998)
80 min|Comedy|April 15, 1998
7.7Rating: 7.7 / 10 from 31,477 users
To amuse themselves at a weekly dinner, a few well-heeled folk each bring a dimwit along who is to talk about his pastime. Each member seeks to introduce a champion dumbbell. Pierre, an …
Micmacs à tire-larigot (2009)
105 min|Action, Comedy, Crime|June 11, 2010
7.2Rating: 7.2 / 10 from 25,896 users
A man and his friends come up with an intricate and original plan to destroy two big weapons manufacturers.

 

The Lives of Others (2006)
137 min|Drama, Thriller|March 30, 2007
8,5Rating: 8,5 / 10 from 282.106 users
In 1984 East Berlin, an agent of the secret police, conducting surveillance on a writer and his lover, finds himself becoming increasingly absorbed by their lives.
A Prophet (2009)
150 min|Crime, Drama|March 26, 2010
7.9Rating: 7.9 / 10 from 82,573 users
A young Arab man is sent to a French prison.
Masterminds (2016)
95 min|Action, Comedy, Crime|September 30, 2016
5.8Rating: 5.8 / 10 from 31,970 users
A guard at an armored car company in the Southern U.S. organizes one of the biggest bank heists in American history. Based on the October 1997 Loomis Fargo robbery.
3 Idiots (2009)
170 min|Adventure, Comedy, Drama|December 25, 2009
8.4Rating: 8.4 / 10 from 245,291 users
Two friends are searching for their long lost companion. They revisit their college days and recall the memories of their friend who inspired them to think differently, even as the rest of the world called them "idiots".
Revenge of the Nerds (1984)
90 min|Comedy|August 10, 1984
6.6Rating: 6.6 / 10 from 42,128 users
At Adams College, a group of bullied outcasts and misfits resolve to fight back for their peace and self-respect.
Khoobsurat (2014)
130 min|Comedy, Romance|September 19, 2014
6.4Rating: 6.4 / 10 from 5,934 users
A hopelessly romantic physiotherapist meets a handsome young Rajput prince who is the complete opposite of her and engaged to someone else.
Brahman Naman (2016)
95 min|Comedy|July 7, 2016
5.8Rating: 5.8 / 10 from 1,054 users
A champion college quizzing team try to win the all-India finals and lose their virginities.
Et maintenant on va où? (2011)
110 min|Comedy, Drama|September 14, 2011
7.5Rating: 7.5 / 10 from 8,842 users
A group of Lebanese women try to ease religious tensions between Christians and Muslims in their village.
Days of Glory (2006)
120 min|Drama, War|September 27, 2006
7.1Rating: 7.1 / 10 from 12,599 users
During WWII, four North African men enlist in the French army to liberate that country from Nazi oppression, and to fight French discrimination.
The Hunt (2012)
115 min|Drama|November 14, 2012
8.3Rating: 8.3 / 10 from 198,148 users
A teacher lives a lonely life, all the while struggling over his son's custody. His life slowly gets better as he finds love and receives good news from his son, but his new luck is about to be brutally shattered by an innocent little lie.
Les nouveaux sauvages (2014)
122 min|Comedy, Drama, Thriller|January 14, 2015
8.1Rating: 8.1 / 10 from 115,184 users
Six short stories that explore the extremities of human behavior involving people in distress.
Children of Men (2006)
109 min|Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller|January 5, 2007
7.9Rating: 7.9 / 10 from 387,585 users
In 2027, in a chaotic world in which women have become somehow infertile, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea.
Eden à l'Ouest (2009)
110 min|Drama|February 11, 2009
6.9Rating: 6.9 / 10 from 2,040 users
A drama centered around the illegal immigrants living in the EU.
The Counterfeiters (2007)
98 min|Crime, Drama, War|April 18, 2008
7.6Rating: 7.6 / 10 from 38,351 users
The story of the Operation Bernhard, the largest counterfeiting operation in history, carried out by Germany during WWII.
Katyn (2007)
121 min|Drama, History, War|April 1, 2009
7.1Rating: 7.1 / 10 from 13,233 users
An examination of the Soviet slaughter of thousands of Polish officers and citizens in the Katyn forest in 1940.
Snowpiercer – le transperceneige (2013)
126 min|Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller|July 11, 2014
7.0Rating: 7.0 / 10 from 203,898 users
Set in a future where a failed climate-change experiment kills all life on the planet except for a lucky few who boarded the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe, where a class system emerges.
Deep Web (2015)
90 min|Documentary|November 21, 2015
7.0Rating: 7.0 / 10 from 7,093 users
A feature documentary that explores the rise of a new Internet; decentralized, encrypted, dangerous and beyond the law; with particular focus on the FBI capture of the Tor hidden service Silk Road, and the judicial aftermath.
Vampires en toute intimité (2014)
86 min|Comedy, Horror|February 13, 2015
7.6Rating: 7.6 / 10 from 87,614 users
A documentary team films the lives of a group of vampires for a few months. The vampires share a house in Wellington, New Zealand. Turns out vampires have their own domestic problems too.
Minuscule: Valley of the Lost Ants (2013)
89 min|Animation, Adventure, Family|January 29, 2014
7.1Rating: 7.1 / 10 from 5,385 users
A stranded young ladybug forms an alliance with a squad of black ants in order to retrieve a rather unusual treasure to the ant hive.
The Fall (2006)
117 min|Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy|May 30, 2008
7.9Rating: 7.9 / 10 from 94,210 users
In a hospital on the outskirts of 1920s Los Angeles, an injured stuntman begins to tell a fellow patient, a little girl with a broken arm, a fantastic story of five mythical heroes. Thanks to his fractured state of mind and her vivid imagination, the line between fiction and reality blurs as the tale advances.
Headhunters (2011)
100 min|Crime, Drama, Thriller|August 26, 2011
7.6Rating: 7.6 / 10 from 84,616 users
An accomplished headhunter risks everything to obtain a valuable painting owned by a former mercenary.
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007)
112 min|Biography, Drama|February 1, 2008
8.0Rating: 8.0 / 10 from 93,549 users
The true story of Elle editor Jean-Dominique Bauby who suffers a stroke and has to live with an almost totally paralyzed body; only his left eye isn't paralyzed.
A Very Long Engagement (2004)
133 min|Drama, Mystery, Romance, War|January 14, 2005
7.7Rating: 7.7 / 10 from 65,058 users
Tells the story of a young woman's relentless search for her fiancé, who has disappeared from the trenches of the Somme during World War One.
The Revenant (2015)
156 min|Adventure, Drama, Thriller, Western|January 8, 2016
8.0Rating: 8.0 / 10 from 511,387 users
A frontiersman on a fur trading expedition in the 1820s fights for survival after being mauled by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team.
The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)
131 min|Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller|January 25, 2002
7.7Rating: 7.7 / 10 from 111,034 users
A young man, falsely imprisoned by his jealous "friend," escapes and uses a hidden treasure to exact his revenge.
In a Better World (2010)
119 min|Drama, Romance|March 16, 2011
7.7Rating: 7.7 / 10 from 34,406 users
The lives of two Danish families cross each other, and an extraordinary but risky friendship comes into bud. But loneliness, frailty and sorrow lie in wait.
The Italian (2005)
90 min|Drama|February 14, 2007
7.6Rating: 7.6 / 10 from 2,853 users
Set in 2002, an abandoned 5-year-old boy living in a rundown orphanage in a small Russian village is adopted by an Italian family.
The Host (2006)
120 min|Comedy, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi|March 30, 2007
7.0Rating: 7.0 / 10 from 75,003 users
A monster emerges from Seoul's Han River and focuses its attention on attacking people. One victim's loving family does what it can to rescue her from its clutches.
Les yeux de Julia (2010)
118 min|Horror, Mystery, Thriller|December 22, 2010
6.7Rating: 6.7 / 10 from 24,336 users
The story of a woman who is slowly losing her sight whilst trying to investigate the mysterious death of her twin sister.
Hotel Rwanda (2004)
121 min|Biography, Drama, History, War|February 4, 2005
8.1Rating: 8.1 / 10 from 284,605 users
Paul Rusesabagina was a hotel manager who housed over a thousand Tutsi refugees during their struggle against the Hutu militia in Rwanda.
Oblivion (2013)
124 min|Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi|April 19, 2013
7.0Rating: 7.0 / 10 from 414,773 users
A veteran assigned to extract Earth's remaining resources begins to question what he knows about his mission and himself.
Sin City (2005)
124 min|Crime, Thriller|April 1, 2005
8.0Rating: 8.0 / 10 from 687,970 users
A film that explores the dark and miserable town, Basin City, and tells the story of three different people, all caught up in violent corruption.
Interstellar (2014)
169 min|Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi|November 7, 2014
8.6Rating: 8.6 / 10 from 1,076,314 users
A team of explorers travel through a wormhole in space in an attempt to ensure humanity's survival.
The Pianist (2002)
150 min|Biography, Drama, Music, War|March 28, 2003
8.5Rating: 8.5 / 10 from 552,762 users
A Polish Jewish musician struggles to survive the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto of World War II.
Sicario (2015)
121 min|Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller|October 2, 2015
7.6Rating: 7.6 / 10 from 250,089 users
An idealistic FBI agent is enlisted by a government task force to aid in the escalating war against drugs at the border area between the U.S. and Mexico.
Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
118 min|Drama, Fantasy, War|January 19, 2007
8.2Rating: 8.2 / 10 from 507,228 users
In the falangist Spain of 1944, the bookish young stepdaughter of a sadistic army officer escapes into an eerie but captivating fantasy world.
Straight Outta Compton (2015)
147 min|Biography, Drama, History, Music|August 14, 2015
7.9Rating: 7.9 / 10 from 143,757 users
The group NWA emerges from the mean streets of Compton in Los Angeles, California, in the mid-1980s and revolutionizes Hip Hop culture with their music and tales about life in the hood.

 

The Lives of Others (2006)
137 min|Drama, Thriller|March 30, 2007
8,5Rating: 8,5 / 10 from 282.106 users
In 1984 East Berlin, an agent of the secret police, conducting surveillance on a writer and his lover, finds himself becoming increasingly absorbed by their lives.
The Counterfeiters (2007)
98 min|Crime, Drama, War|April 18, 2008
7.6Rating: 7.6 / 10 from 38,351 users
The story of the Operation Bernhard, the largest counterfeiting operation in history, carried out by Germany during WWII.
Golden Door (2006)
118 min|Drama, History, Romance|June 15, 2007
6.9Rating: 6.9 / 10 from 4,353 users
The story is set at the beginning of the 20th century in Sicily. Salvatore, a very poor farmer, and a widower, decides to emigrate to the US with all his family, including his old mother. …
City of God (2002)
130 min|Crime, Drama|February 13, 2004
8.7Rating: 8.7 / 10 from 576,054 users
Two boys growing up in a violent neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro take different paths: one becomes a photographer, the other a drug dealer.
Black-ish (2014–)
22 min|Comedy|September 24, 2014
7.1Rating: 7.1 / 10 from 12,214 users
A family man struggles to gain a sense of cultural identity while raising his kids in a predominantly white, upper-middle-class neighborhood.
Vampires en toute intimité (2014)
86 min|Comedy, Horror|February 13, 2015
7.6Rating: 7.6 / 10 from 87,614 users
A documentary team films the lives of a group of vampires for a few months. The vampires share a house in Wellington, New Zealand. Turns out vampires have their own domestic problems too.
High Maintenance (2012–)
30 min|Comedy|November 9, 2012
8.0Rating: 8.0 / 10 from 2,476 users
A nameless cannabis delivery guy delivers his much-needed medication to stressed-out New Yorkers.
Little Boy (2015)
106 min|Action, Drama, War|April 24, 2015
7.4Rating: 7.4 / 10 from 18,944 users
An eight-year-old boy is willing to do whatever it takes to end World War II so he can bring his father home. The story reveals the indescribable love a father has for his little boy and the love a son has for his father.
The Road Within (2014)
100 min|Comedy, Drama|June 4, 2015
7.1Rating: 7.1 / 10 from 10,793 users
A young man with Tourette's Syndrome embarks on a road trip with his recently-deceased mother's ashes.
The Reluctant Fundamentalist (2012)
130 min|Drama, Thriller|May 3, 2013
6.9Rating: 6.9 / 10 from 11,466 users
A young Pakistani man is chasing corporate success on Wall Street. He finds himself embroiled in a conflict between his American Dream, a hostage crisis, and the enduring call of his family's homeland.
Tanu Weds Manu (2011)
113 min|Comedy, Drama, Romance|February 25, 2011
6.7Rating: 6.7 / 10 from 10,151 users
Manu comes to India to find a bride for himself and falls for Tanu at first sight but Tanu, a free spirited girl has no plans of marrying him.
Tanu Weds Manu Returns (2015)
128 min|Comedy, Drama, Romance|May 22, 2015
7.7Rating: 7.7 / 10 from 20,479 users
Tanu and Manu's marriage collapses. What happens when Manu meets Tanu's lookalike Kusum – and when Tanu returns?

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