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The Remains of the Day

The Remains of the Day 1993
IMDb:   7.9/10

Metacritic:   84/100

Genre:   Drama, Romance

Available From:   2017-03-31

Year:   1993

Director(s):   James Ivory

In this Merchant-Ivory period drama, a dutiful butler dedicates himself to tending his lord's house, turning a blind eye to his Nazi sympathies.

Actor(s):   Anthony Hopkins, Christopher Reeve, Emma Thompson, Hugh Grant, James Fox, Lena Headey, Michael Lonsdale, Patrick Godfrey, Paul Copley, Peter Cellier, Peter Eyre, Peter Vaughan, Tim Pigott-Smith

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The Insider

The Insider 1999
IMDb:   7.9/10

Metacritic:   84/100

Genre:   Biography, Drama, Thriller

Available From:   2018-06-20

Year:   1999

Director(s):   Michael Mann

When a TV producer coaxes a researcher to speak about his former employer's knowledge of tobacco's dangers, the corporations try to silence them.

Actor(s):   Al Pacino, Bruce McGill, Christopher Plummer, Colm Feore, Debi Mazar, Diane Venora, Gina Gershon, Lindsay Crouse, Michael Gambon, Philip Baker Hall, Rip Torn, Russell Crowe, Stephen Tobolowsky

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Kubo and the Two Strings

Kubo and the Two Strings 2016
IMDb:   7.8/10

Metacritic:   84/100

Genre:   Animation, Family

Available From:   2017-04-08

Year:   2016

Director(s):   Travis Knight

In feudal Japan, a one-eyed boy with musical magic powers searches for his father's enchanted armor, pursued by his evil grandfather, the Moon King.

Actor(s):   Art Parkinson, Brenda Vaccaro, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Charlize Theron, George Takei, Matthew McConaughey, Ralph Fiennes, Rooney Mara

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Under the Shadow

Under the Shadow 2016
IMDb:   7/10

Metacritic:   84/100

Genre:   Horror, War

Available From:   2017-01-06

Year:   2016

Director(s):   Babak Anvari

As a mother and daughter struggle to cope with the terrors of the post-revolution, war-torn Tehran of the 1980s, a mysterious evil begins to haunt their home.

Actor(s):   Arash Marandi, Avin Manshadi, Behi Djanati Atai, Bijan Daneshmand, Bobby Naderi, Hamidreza Djavdan, Narges Rashidi, Ray Haratian, Sajjad Delafrooz, Soussan Farrokhnia

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The Handmaiden

The Handmaiden 2016
IMDb:   8.1/10

Metacritic:   84/100

Genre:   Drama, Romance, Thriller

Available From:   2017-09-30

Year:   2016

Director(s):   Chan-wook Park

A con man's plan to steal an heiress's heart and her fortune gets complicated when she falls for the handmaid he hired to help with his scheme.

Actor(s):   Hae-suk Kim, Jin-woong Cho, Jung-woo Ha, Min-hee Kim, So-ri Moon, Tae-ri Kim

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Private Life

Private Life 2018
IMDb:   6.3/10

Metacritic:   83/100

Genre:   Comedy, Drama

Available From:   2018-10-05

Year:   2018

Director(s):   Tamara Jenkins

Struggling to conceive, a couple in their 40s are almost out of options until a sliver of hope arrives in the form of their visiting step-niece.

Actor(s):   Denis O'Hare, Desmin Borges, Emily Robinson, John Carroll Lynch, Kathryn Hahn, Kayli Carter, Molly Shannon, Paul Giamatti, Siobhan Fallon Hogan, Tracee Chimo

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James White

James White 2015
IMDb:   7.1/10

Metacritic:   83/100

Genre:   Drama

Available From:   2016-06-21

Year:   2015

Director(s):   Josh Mond

James, a twenty-something New Yorker, struggles to take control of his self-destructive behavior in the face of momentous family challenges.

Actor(s):   Christopher Abbott, Cynthia Nixon, David Cale, David Call, Mackenzie Leigh, Ron Livingston, Scott Mescudi

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Court 2014
IMDb:   7.7/10

Metacritic:   83/100

Genre:   Drama

Available From:   2016-11-30

Year:   2014

Director(s):   Chaitanya Tamhane

When a folk singer is accused of inciting a sewage worker's suicide, two lawyers with complex personal lives are swept up in a believably absurd case.

Actor(s):   Geetanjali Kulkarni, Pradeep Joshi, Shirish Pawar, Usha Bane, Vira Sathidar, Vivek Gomber

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It Follows

It Follows 2014
IMDb:   6.9/10

Metacritic:   83/100

Genre:   Horror, Thriller

Available From:   2015-10-16

Year:   2014

Director(s):   David Robert Mitchell

After a sexual tryst, Jay learns that her date has passed on a lethal curse that can only be shed by sleeping with another unsuspecting partner.

Actor(s):   Bailey Spry, Carollette Phillips, Daniel Zovatto, Jake Weary, Keir Gilchrist, Lili Sepe, Loren Bass, Maika Monroe, Olivia Luccardi

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Three Kings

Three Kings 1999
IMDb:   7.1/10

Metacritic:   82/100

Genre:   Action, Comedy, War

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   1999

Director(s):   David O. Russell

Three American soldiers stationed in Iraq find a map they believe will take them to a huge cache of stolen Kuwaiti gold hidden near their base.

Actor(s):   George Clooney, Ice Cube, Mark Wahlberg

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