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People who added this item 1244 Average listal rating (685 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.6
A Single Man (2009)
one of my all time favourites. People tell me that they think it is depressing but for me it is a love letter to life and an attempt of treasuring every moment.
I am torn between wishing for Tom Ford to make another film and hoping he never will so I can treasure this perfect gem without having to compare it to others.

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People who added this item 3929 Average listal rating (2297 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.5
The Pianist (2002)
It's hard to find the right words to describe this extraordinary movie. It is very moving (also quite upsetting but based on true events and I think every one should have to guts to face reality)
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People who added this item 1526 Average listal rating (921 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.5
One of the German films every one should give a try. About changing your beliefs and having the courage to become a better person.
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People who added this item 978 Average listal rating (565 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 7.9
The Fall (2006)
Virsually stunning. One of my all time favourites!
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People who added this item 154 Average listal rating (70 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 7.6
Third Star (2010)
One of the saddest films I've ever seen but also one of the greatest.
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People who added this item 371 Average listal rating (171 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.1
Nobody Knows (2004)
really one of the greatest movies I have ever seen. (and I cried so much!)

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People who added this item 454 Average listal rating (267 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.6
Whale Rider (2002)
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People who added this item 6383 Average listal rating (4332 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8.5
Gladiator (2000)
I cry every time (I've seen it for the (I think) 5th time recently. )
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People who added this item 268 Average listal rating (117 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.2
Definitely one of the greatest underrated movies! One of my all time favourites. I can't say what makes it so good, maybe its because of the interesting characters.
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People who added this item 1929 Average listal rating (1082 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.6
The Hours (2002)
So peotic and beautiful. I first saw it when I was still very young (around 12?) and it made me think a lot about life.
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People who added this item 467 Average listal rating (246 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.2
The Woodsman (2004)
disturbing but great. Kevin Bacon is fabulous in this film.
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People who added this item 4394 Average listal rating (2769 ratings) 8.4 IMDB Rating 8.6
Spirited Away (2001)
If you want to give animes a go, try this one (or Howl's Moving Castle! Can't decide which one is better!!)
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People who added this item 146 Average listal rating (72 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.5
Sweet Sixteen (2002)
one of the best social dramas I've seen.
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People who added this item 291 Average listal rating (158 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.2
Franklyn (2008)
again an underrated movie. Great idea, beautiful pictures and absorbing atmosphere.
It might look a bit scary first but it is not, and you will see it is a very interesting universe.

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People who added this item 3112 Average listal rating (1947 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.6
a movie that makes you laugh and cry.
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People who added this item 748 Average listal rating (354 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 7.9
Lilya Forever (2002)
again a disturbing and depressing movie worth watching
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People who added this item 4499 Average listal rating (2956 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.5
really disturbing but must seen film
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People who added this item 8872 Average listal rating (5607 ratings) 8.4 IMDB Rating 8.8
Fight Club (1999)
I haven't met a person yet who did not agree that this films is totally worth watching (and I talk with a lot of people about films!)
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People who added this item 4290 Average listal rating (2616 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.7
If you haven't seen it yet watch it!
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People who added this item 246 Average listal rating (141 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.5
Based on a book from 1897. Haven't read it but it seems that it has been well adapted into our time. Great film
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People who added this item 2322 Average listal rating (1475 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 7.2
Despite of the fact that you like Orlando Bloom or not, it is an incedibly beautifully shot film and has one of the best original scores I know. I think people tent to misunderstand / reject Barlians concept of good and evil and therefore dislike the movie.
PS: Always watch the extended edition!

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People who added this item 90 Average listal rating (34 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.6
this one is based on true events as well. It is difficult to watch but the young (as well as the old) actors are doing a great job. Very good film.
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People who added this item 4340 Average listal rating (2877 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.6
so good!
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People who added this item 638 Average listal rating (404 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.4
Take Shelter (2011)
Disturbing, made me think for days (what does the end mean??)
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People who added this item 1788 Average listal rating (999 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.3
The film is very good (and sad). Please read also the book it is fantastic and has even more depth and character insights.
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People who added this item 441 Average listal rating (265 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.2
Incendies (2010)
A story about two siblings discovering the backround story of their parents after their mothers death. Very intense and also unsettling but powerful
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People who added this item 2946 Average listal rating (1935 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.2
Gran Torino (2008)
so sad and so good! (If you haven't noticed yet, I have a tendency to fall for sad films)
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People who added this item 688 Average listal rating (451 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.8
About Time (2013)
The one film I would recommend to everybody. Lovely love story/comedy with depht and great characters. Perfect for everyone!
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People who added this item 1955 Average listal rating (1184 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.6
I Am Sam (2001)
I can't tell how many times I've watched this when I was in my teens. Beautiful story about love and family.
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People who added this item 1046 Average listal rating (621 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.2
Remember Me (2010)
I can't pin point what's so great about this one. It has a calm way of telling the story and you can see the effort they made with the costumes/surroundings. I appreciate passion for details.
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People who added this item 364 Average listal rating (162 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 7.9
Kes (1969)
It's an old one and I can imagine that some would become restless watching it. Nevertheless, it is a very powerful story.
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People who added this item 2942 Average listal rating (1698 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.8
Always a fan of unrequited love with a happy ending. It's my weakness.
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People who added this item 242 Average listal rating (122 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.2
Based on a true story. The movie has left me angry and hopeless.
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People who added this item 279 Average listal rating (167 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.1
Mommy (2014)
a real gem! Love the way music is integrated and love all the characters, fantastic actors AND it is beautifully shot. I can't really express what it makes me feel ...
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People who added this item 1376 Average listal rating (922 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.6
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People who added this item 380 Average listal rating (208 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.9
I think the title is a bit misleading. I like it but it can be interpreted in the wrong way. The German title is horrible though (it is in my opinion a wrong interpetation calling the movie "Geisterhaus" = house of ghosts). So I was quite young when I watched this and therefor watched it in German (my English wasn't good enough yet) and I was expecting a scarry ghost story but it is not. It is a very great story about family and love. I loved every bit of it.
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Even better: read the book(s)!
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People who added this item 692 Average listal rating (380 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.2
a young girl going from foster home to foster home after her mother is send to prison. Very interesting character development and touching story.
Based on a book by Janet Fitch that I can recommend, too.
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People who added this item 629 Average listal rating (387 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.9
heartwarming.
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People who added this item 1140 Average listal rating (678 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.5
definitively disturbing
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People who added this item 5880 Average listal rating (3805 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.8
Inception (2010)
very intersting story and universe. (I was obsessed with it for some time) ((who am I kidding? STILL AM.)
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People who added this item 4664 Average listal rating (2928 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.8
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People who added this item 29 Average listal rating (14 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 6.8
Great movie with an intersting story and a beautiful relationship. I love to learn a bit about the other culture!
(there is only this one photo of the film on listal which shows how unknown it is. More people have to watch it!)
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People who added this item 4737 Average listal rating (3001 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.2
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People who added this item 190 Average listal rating (68 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.5
Ratcatcher (1999)
Bought this one because I fell in love with the cover. So happy to own it!
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People who added this item 1841 Average listal rating (1059 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.8
Thirteen (2003)
If I remember right, I watched it on my 13th birthday. I was shocked ;)
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People who added this item 359 Average listal rating (200 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.8
difficult to watch
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People who added this item 112 Average listal rating (73 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.4
The Hedgehog (2009)
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People who added this item 90 Average listal rating (49 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.7
Numb (2007)
Again I can't remember much but I know that I liked it.
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People who added this item 564 Average listal rating (298 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.6
I have to warn you: It is really sad but also very beautiful and poetic. (maybe too cheesy for some people?)
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In my opinion the most valuable movies everyone should see and my personal top 100 (as soon as I have seen 100 films worth putting on this list). I tried (!) to rank it, so the higher up they are the more I like 'em. Enjoy

PS: It is an ongoing list

PPS: be careful because I tend to watch sad and disturbing movies.

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Posted: 3 years, 4 months ago at Apr 7 10:46
Great List. liked it.

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