2017 in moviesby alejofmanrique | created - 28 Jan 2017 | updated - 09 Mar 2018 | Public
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1. The Babadook (2014)
Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A single mother and her child fall into a deep well of paranoia when an eerie children's book titled "Mister Babadook" manifests in their home.
Votes: 201,949 | Gross: $0.92M
2. Maniac (2012)
Not Rated | 89 min | Horror, Thriller
As he helps a young artist with her upcoming exhibition, the owner of a mannequin shop's deadly, suppressed desires come to the surface.
Votes: 35,735 | Gross: $0.02M
3. Bright Night (2014)
Unrated | 86 min | Drama, Mystery
Two couples visit a home from their past, and sexual tension brings out the worst in each other. Long-buried grudges resurface.
4. The Signal (2014)
PG-13 | 97 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
On a road trip, Nic and two friends are drawn to an isolated area by a computer genius. When everything suddenly goes dark, Nic regains consciousness - only to find himself in a waking nightmare.
Votes: 63,607 | Gross: $0.60M
5. The Invitation (I) (2015)
Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A man accepts an invitation to a dinner party hosted by his ex-wife, an unsettling affair that reopens old wounds and creates new tensions.
Votes: 98,486 | Gross: $0.23M
6. God's Pocket (2014)
R | 88 min | Crime, Drama
A blue collar worker tries to cover things up when his stepson is killed in a suspicious accident, but a local reporter senses that something's amiss.
Votes: 10,921 | Gross: $0.10M
7. The Woman in the Fifth (2011)
R | 84 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A college lecturer flees to Paris after a scandal costs him his job. In the City of Light, he meets a widow who might be involved in a series of murders.
Votes: 6,289 | Gross: $0.11M
8. Knight of Cups (2015)
R | 118 min | Drama, Romance
A writer indulging in all that Los Angeles and Las Vegas has to offer undertakes a search for love and self via a series of adventures with six different women.
Votes: 25,499 | Gross: $0.56M
9. Rentrée des classes (2021)
24 min | Short
In a small village in Provence, on the first day of school, a young boy throws his bag into the river on a bet, and the retrieval of it leads to a thrilling adventure.
10. Zero for Conduct (1933)
Not Rated | 44 min | Short, Comedy, Drama
In a repressive boarding school with rigid rules of behavior, four boys decide to rebel against the direction on a celebration day.
11. L'Atalante (1934)
Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Newly married couple Juliette and a ship captain Jean struggle through marriage as they travel on the L'atalante along with the captain's first mate Le père Jules and a cabin boy.
12. Pasolini (2014)
84 min | Biography, Drama
A kaleidoscopic look at the last day of Italian filmmaker Pier Paolo Pasolini in 1975.
Votes: 3,586 | Gross: $0.03M
13. Remember (I) (2015)
R | 94 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
With the aid of a fellow Auschwitz survivor and a hand-written letter, an elderly man with dementia goes in search of the person he believes to be responsible for the death of his family in the death camp to kill him himself.
Votes: 23,699 | Gross: $0.64M
14. The Nice Guys (2016)
R | 116 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
In 1970s Los Angeles, a mismatched pair of private eyes investigate a missing girl and the mysterious death of a porn star.
Votes: 291,290 | Gross: $36.26M
15. Big Trouble in Little China (1986)
PG-13 | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A rough-and-tumble trucker helps rescue his friend's fiancée from an ancient sorcerer in a supernatural battle beneath Chinatown.
Votes: 127,281 | Gross: $11.10M
16. The Congress (2013)
Not Rated | 122 min | Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi
An aging, out-of-work actress accepts one last job, though the consequences of her decision affect her in ways she didn't consider.
Votes: 17,628 | Gross: $0.14M
17. Swiss Army Man (2016)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A hopeless man stranded on a deserted island befriends a dead body, and together they go on a surreal journey to get home.
Votes: 108,510 | Gross: $4.21M
18. Land and Shade (2015)
Not Rated | 97 min | Drama
After having left a long time ago, a humble country sugar cane worker returns home to meet his grandson and deal with the hardships his family has been put into.
19. The King of Comedy (1982)
PG | 109 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Rupert Pupkin is a passionate yet unsuccessful comic who craves nothing more than to be in the spotlight and to achieve this, he stalks and kidnaps his idol to take the spotlight for himself.
Votes: 93,274 | Gross: $2.50M
20. Dov'è la libertà...? (1954)
TV-PG | 93 min | Comedy, Drama
A barber, a murderer because of jealousy, spends twenty years in jail. He cannot, however, adjust himself to a changed world and to the hypocrisy of his own relatives and decides to return behind bars.
21. 600 Miles (2015)
R | 85 min | Drama, Thriller
Arnulfo Rubio smuggles weapons for a deadly Mexican cartel. ATF agent Hank Harris attempts to apprehend him, but gets kidnapped by Rubio, instead. Rubio takes him to his bosses, but during the 600-mile-long drive, they slowly befriend.
22. Train to Busan (2016)
Not Rated | 118 min | Action, Horror, Thriller
While a zombie virus breaks out in South Korea, passengers struggle to survive on the train from Seoul to Busan.
Votes: 177,375 | Gross: $2.13M
23. Jour de Fête (1949)
Not Rated | 70 min | Comedy
Once a year the fair comes for one day to the little town 'Sainte-Severe-sur-Indre.' All inhabitants are scoffing at François, the postman, what he seems not to recognize. The rising of the... See full summary »
24. El sacrificio de Nehuén Puyelli (2016)
90 min | Drama
Nehuén Puyelli and his family are of Mapuche origin, Ramón Arce purges the end of a long condemnation, both men cross their destinies in a framework of confinement, as a result of the ... See full summary »
25. The Long Night of Francisco Sanctis (2016)
TV-MA | 78 min | Drama
During Argentina's dictatorship, Francisco Sanctis receives information about two people sentenced to "disappear." He must make a crucial decision: whether or not to risk his own life to save others.
26. The Act of Killing (2012)
Not Rated | 117 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
A documentary which challenges former Indonesian death-squad leaders to reenact their mass-killings in whichever cinematic genres they wish, including classic Hollywood crime scenarios and lavish musical numbers.
Votes: 35,941 | Gross: $0.49M
27. Blackfish (2013)
PG-13 | 83 min | Documentary
A documentary following the controversial captivity of killer whales, and its dangers for both humans and whales.
Votes: 63,203 | Gross: $2.07M
28. Blue Jay (I) (2016)
Unrated | 80 min | Drama, Romance
Meeting by chance when they return to their tiny California hometown, two former high-school sweethearts reflect on their shared past.
Votes: 15,443 | Gross: $0.01M
29. Gueros (2014)
Not Rated | 106 min | Comedy, Drama
Tomas is too much for his lone mother so she sends him to live with his older brother Federico, aka Sombra, in Mexico City.
30. Starred Up (2013)
Not Rated | 106 min | Crime, Drama
Eric Love, 19, is locked up in prison. On his first day, he assaults another inmate and several guards. He's offered group therapy and his dad, an inmate as well, tries to talk sense into him. Can he be rehabilitated?
Votes: 44,130 | Gross: $0.03M
31. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
PG | 115 min | Family, Sci-Fi
A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home world.
Votes: 379,337 | Gross: $435.11M
32. The Purge: Anarchy (2014)
R | 103 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Three groups of people intertwine and are left stranded in the streets on Purge Night, trying to survive the chaos and violence that occurs.
Votes: 141,210 | Gross: $71.96M
PG | 95 min | Comedy
An insane general triggers a path to nuclear holocaust that a War Room full of politicians and generals frantically tries to stop.
Votes: 458,601 | Gross: $0.28M
34. À Propos de Nice (1930)
Not Rated | 24 min | Documentary, Short, Comedy
What starts off as a conventional travelogue turns into a satirical portrait of the town of Nice on the French Cote d'Azur, especially its wealthy inhabitants.
35. Taris (1931)
Not Rated | 10 min | Documentary, Short, Sport
Jean Vigo films the talents of great swimming champion Jean Taris performing different acts. Vigo film technique allied with Taris swimming style are intertwined with grace and effect.
36. Sing Street (2016)
PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A boy growing up in Dublin during the 1980s escapes his strained family life by starting a band to impress the mysterious girl he likes.
Votes: 87,193 | Gross: $3.24M
37. American Honey (2016)
R | 163 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 39,709 | Gross: $0.66M
38. Cloud Atlas (2012)
R | 172 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
An exploration of how the actions of individual lives impact one another in the past, present and future, as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero, and an act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution.
Votes: 348,280 | Gross: $27.11M
39. Faraway, So Close! (1993)
PG-13 | 140 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
A group of angels in the German capital look longingly upon the life of humans.
Votes: 7,806 | Gross: $0.81M
40. Cold in July (2014)
R | 109 min | Crime, Thriller
When a protective father meets a murderous ex-con, both need to deviate from the path they are on as they soon find themselves entangled in a downwards spiral of lies and violence while having to confront their own inner psyche.
Votes: 34,575 | Gross: $0.41M
41. Night Train to Lisbon (2013)
R | 111 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Swiss Professor Raimund Gregorius (Jeremy Irons) abandons his lectures and buttoned-down life to embark on a thrilling adventure that will take him on a journey to the very heart of himself.
42. Let Me In (I) (2010)
R | 116 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A bullied young boy befriends a young female vampire who lives in secrecy with her guardian.
Votes: 114,875 | Gross: $12.13M
43. The Million Dollar Hotel (2000)
R | 122 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller