The best of the best Indonesian moviesby essidicky | created - 8 months ago | updated - 1 month ago | Public
There are some best Indonesian movies that I recommend to watch (curated), the rates are above 7 with many genres such as action, drama, comedy, adventure, etc. and directed by many talented Indonesian favorite directors of all time. Tbh this list is my personal list but I reveal the list to public. At least you have to watch them once before you die. Go and watch them legally and support our movies.
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1. Two Blue Stripes (2019)
TV-14 | 113 min | Drama, Family
A young couple violated the boundary without knowing the consequences. They try to take responsibility for their choices and their innocence is tested when the families who really loved them knew, then forced into their chosen journey.
2. Imperfect (2019)
TV-PG | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Being born fat and has dark skins, it feels like a curse for Rara, especially when she worked at the office that has surrounded by pretty girls. Her boss wants her to lose her weight, but there is a man who loves the way she were.
3. Joni's Promise (2005)
83 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A film delivery man promises a beautiful young woman to deliver a film reel on time to a movie theater. But the the whole city seems to conspire against him.
4. Tabula Rasa (I) (2014)
TV-PG | 107 min | Drama
Hans was a young man from Serui, Papua, who has a dream to become a professional football player. But things turn out don't come his way, and when Hans had almost lost hope, he met Mak, a restaurant owners.
6. Letters from Prague (2016)
TV-14 | 97 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
A girl named Larasati (Julie Estelle), trying to fulfill her deceased mother's last wish to deliver a box filled with letters from her past to an old guy lived in Prague. A story about forgiveness, tying loose end and bond.
8. Fiksi. (2008)
TV-MA | 90 min | Thriller
Alisha (Ladya Cheryl) never feel comfortable staying in her cool and spacious home until one day she meets Bari (Donny Alamsyah) who introduces her the meaning of love.
9. Laskar Pelangi (2008)
TV-G | 124 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
In the 1970s, a group of 10 students struggles with poverty and develop hopes for the future in Gantong Village on the farming and tin mining island of Belitung off the east coast of Sumatra.
11. The Raid 2 (2014)
R | 150 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
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.
Votes: 117,299 | Gross: $2.63M
12. Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts (2017)
Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Thriller, Western
Marlina lives quietly in Sumba until one day a man named Markus and his gang try to rob her house and she kills him. Eventually, she is haunted by Markus, and her life turns in 180 degrees.
Votes: 2,680 | Gross: $0.02M
13. What's Up with Cinta 2 (2016)
TV-14 | 123 min | Drama, Romance
14 years after their budding romance in high school, Rangga and Cinta reunite in Yogyakarta to have their closure after Rangga had left Cinta with no explanation years prior.
14. Turah (2016)
83 min | Drama
The residents of Kampung Tirang live in dilapidated shacks just to earn for their next meal. The hardworking and reliable Turah has been appointed by the cooperative leader to tend to ... See full summary »
17. The Night Comes for Us (2018)
TV-MA | 121 min | Action, Thriller
Ito, a gangland enforcer, caught amidst a treacherous and violent insurrection within his Triad crime family upon his return home from a stint abroad.
18. Cemara's Family (2018)
TV-G | 110 min | Drama, Family
After bankruptcy, Abah loses his house and all of his treasures. He also loses his court case, so his family is threatened with living in poverty forever. Abah and his family must get to their new life.
19. Check Store Next Door (2016)
TV-PG | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Just when everything is going well for Erwin, his father falls sick and asks him to drop everything and help out at the family store, disappointing his irresponsible older brother Yohan.
20. November Tenth (2015)
99 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Musa, a thirteen-year-old shoe shiner, with Yumna, undergoes destiny through their adventure of waging war during the war time. Will they manage to bring peace among the troops keeping on fighting for nothing?
21. Gie (2005)
Not Rated | 147 min | Biography, Drama
Soe Hok Gie is an activist who lived in the sixties. Set in the darkest era of Indonesian modern history, "Gie" is an interpretation of what happened based on his journal.
22. One Day We'll Talk About Today (2020)
TV-14 | 121 min | Drama, Family
Three siblings live in happy-looking families, but one of them changes and gets warned by his parents, prompting the rebellion of the three siblings which led to the discovery of the secrets and great trauma in their families.
23. Habibie & Ainun (2012)
TV-14 | 120 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
This movie is based on the memoir written by the 3rd President of Indonesia and one of the world-famous engineer, B.J. Habibie about his wife, Hasri Ainun Habibie.
24. What's Up with Cinta? (2002)
TV-14 | 112 min | Drama, Romance
A popular girl has to choose whether she wants to stay as a part of her clique or fall for the brooding literature-loving boy in her school.
25. Ziarah (2016)
87 min | Drama
Mbah Sri (95 years old) is looking for the grave of her husband, who has been missing for decades, with one simple aim: she wants to rest in peace beside her husband's grave.
26. 27 Steps of May (2018)
112 min | Drama
Following a horrible experience, May has isolated herself and stopped talking. Her father blames himself and tries to live by May's conditions year after year. But one day a hole appears in the wall and through it May discovers a magician.
27. Solo, Solitude (2016)
TV-MA | 97 min | Adult, Adventure, Biography
Wiji Thukul, a well-known poet, is designed as a suspect activist. With the police looking for him, Wiji is forced to leave Solo for Borneo, thousands of kilometers away.
29. Siti (2014)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama
Siti has to find ways and means to care for her son and her husband. By day, she sells snacks; by night, she works as a karaoke guide. Tainted by her nighttime employment, Siti finds her husband no longer wishes to speak to her.
30. Dilan 1990 (2018)
TV-14 | 110 min | Drama, Romance
Milea (Vanesha Prescilla) met with Dilan (Iqbaal Ramadhan) at a high school in Bandung in 1990. An unusual introduction brings Milea to know the uniqueness of Dilan who is smart, kind, and romantic in her eyes.
32. Leaf on a Pillow (1998)
83 min | Crime, Drama
The Indonesian society is seen through a middle-aged lady's eyes in her daily encounters with the street children who work and live off the harsh and sleazy world of adults.