50 Best IMDb Rated Foreign Movies on Netflix UAE

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Last updated: 2019-08-22

While Hollywood still dominates the box office, art houses and services like Netflix have given us easy access to films from around the globe. Here's the list of 50 best IMDb rated foreign movies on Netflix UAE right now. This list keeps updating as and when there's change in the Netflix database.

Amelie


Amelie 2001
IMDb:   8.3/10

Metacritic:   69/100

Genre:   Comedy, Romance

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2001

Director(s):   Jean-Pierre Jeunet

When impish Amelie finds a long-hidden trove of toys behind a baseboard in her apartment, she's inspired to return the items to their original owner.

Actor(s):   Audrey Tautou, Claire Maurier, Clotilde Mollet, Dominique Pinon, Isabelle Nanty, Jamel Debbouze, Lorella Cravotta, Mathieu Kassovitz, Rufus, Serge Merlin

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Dangal


Dangal 2016
IMDb:   8.7/10

Metacritic:   tbd

Genre:   Biography, Drama, Sport

Available From:   2017-06-21

Year:   2016

Director(s):   Nitesh Tiwari

A once-promising wrestler pursues the gold medal he never won by training two of his daughters to compete at the Commonwealth Games.

Actor(s):   Aamir Khan, Aparshakti Khurana, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Ritwik Sahore, Sakshi Tanwar, Sanya Malhotra, Suhani Bhatnagar, Zaira Wasim

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Taare Zameen Par


Taare Zameen Par 2007
IMDb:   8.5/10

Metacritic:   tbd

Genre:   Drama, Family

Available From:   2017-12-08

Year:   2007

Director(s):   Aamir Khan, Amole Gupte

When daydreamer Ishaan is sent to boarding school, an unconventional art teacher tries to help the imaginative student discover his true identity.

Actor(s):   Aamir Khan, Darsheel Safary, Girija Oak, M.K. Raina, Sachet Engineer, Tanay Chheda, Tisca Chopra, Vipin Sharma

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Drishyam


Drishyam 2015
IMDb:   8.4/10

Metacritic:   tbd

Genre:   Crime, Thriller

Available From:   2017-05-01

Year:   2015

Director(s):   Nishikant Kamat

Humble businessman Vijay becomes a murder suspect when an inspector general's son goes missing after targeting Vijay's daughter for sexual blackmail.

Actor(s):   Ajay Devgn, Ishita Dutta, Mrunal Jadhav, Prasanna Ketkar, Prathamesh Parab, Rajat Kapoor, Rishabh Chaddha, Shriya Saran, Tabu, Yogesh Sonam

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Queen


Queen 2014
IMDb:   8.3/10

Metacritic:   tbd

Genre:   Adventure, Comedy

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2014

Director(s):   Vikas Bahl

Jilted just days before her wedding, a young woman goes on her honeymoon by herself and discovers a newfound zest for life.

Actor(s):   Lisa Haydon, Mish Boyko

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Pink


Pink 2016
IMDb:   8.3/10

Metacritic:   tbd

Genre:   Crime, Drama

Available From:   2017-01-20

Year:   2016

Director(s):   Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury

A sexual assault victim, unjustly tried for the attempted murder of her attacker, is defended by a retired lawyer who challenges India's rape culture.

Actor(s):   Amitabh Bachchan, Andrea Tariang, Angad Bedi, Dhritiman Chatterjee, Kirti Kulhari, Mamata Shankar, Piyush Mishra, Raashul Tandon, Tapsee Pannu, Tushar Pandey, Vijay Varma

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Lagaan


Lagaan 2001
IMDb:   8.2/10

Metacritic:   84/100

Genre:   Drama, Sport

Available From:   2017-12-08

Year:   2001

Director(s):   Ashutosh Gowariker

The people of a small village in Victorian India stake their future on a game of cricket against their ruthless British rulers.

Actor(s):   Aamir Khan, Gracy Singh, Javed Khan, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Paul Blackthorne, Rachel Shelley, Raghuvir Yadav, Rajendranath Zutshi, Rajesh Vivek, Suhasini Mulay

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Kahaani


Kahaani 2012
IMDb:   8.2/10

Metacritic:   tbd

Genre:   Crime, Thriller

Available From:   2017-05-01

Year:   2012

Director(s):   Sujoy Ghosh

Pregnant and alone in the city of Kolkata, a woman begins a relentless search for her missing husband, only to find that nothing is what it seems.

Actor(s):   Darshan Jariwala, Dhritiman Chatterjee, Indraneil Sengupta, Masood Akhtar, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Parambrata Chatterjee, Riddhi Sen, Saswata Chatterjee, Vidya Balan

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PK


PK 2014
IMDb:   8.2/10

Metacritic:   tbd

Genre:   Comedy

Available From:   2018-08-02

Year:   2014

Director(s):   Rajkumar Hirani

After the successful 3 Idiots, Aamir Khan reteams with Rajkumar Hirani to play an alcoholic social crusader in a political satire on the state of corruption in India.

Actor(s):   Aamir Khan, Anushka Sharma, Anuskha Sharma, Boman Irani, Parikshat Sahni, Rukhsar, Sanjay Dutt, Saurabh Shukla, Sushant Singh Rajput

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Oh My God


Oh My God 2012
IMDb:   8.2/10

Metacritic:   tbd

Genre:   Comedy, Fantasy

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2012

Director(s):   Umesh Shukla

Mumbai shopkeeper Kanji Bhai files a lawsuit against God when an earthquake destroys his store and his insurance policy won't cover the damage.

Actor(s):   Om Puri

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