el-kaz's Ratings


1. Shoplifters (2018)

R | 2 hr 1 min | Crime, Drama

Rated on 15 Sep 2021

A family of small-time crooks take in a child they find outside in the cold.

Director: Hirokazu Koreeda | Stars: Lily Franky, Sakura Andô, Kirin Kiki, Mayu Matsuoka

Votes: 69,668

2. Annette (2021)

R | 2 hr 21 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

Rated on 14 Sep 2021

A stand-up comedian and his opera singer wife have a two-year-old daughter with a surprising gift.

Director: Leos Carax | Stars: Adam Driver, Marion Cotillard, Simon Helberg, Devyn McDowell

Votes: 8,729

3. Desert Hearts (1985)

R | 1 hr 31 min | Drama, Romance

Rated on 04 Jul 2021

While waiting for her divorce papers, a repressed professor of literature is unexpectedly seduced by a carefree, spirited young lesbian.

Director: Donna Deitch | Stars: Helen Shaver, Patricia Charbonneau, Audra Lindley, Andra Akers

Votes: 5,754

4. The Truman Show (1998)

PG | 1 hr 43 min | Comedy, Drama

Rated on 08 Jun 2021

An insurance salesman discovers his whole life is actually a reality TV show.

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Jim Carrey, Ed Harris, Laura Linney, Noah Emmerich

Votes: 988,858

5. Drifting Clouds (1996)

Not Rated | 1 hr 37 min | Comedy, Drama

Rated on 22 Mar 2021

The recession hits a couple in Helsinki.

Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Kati Outinen, Kari Väänänen, Elina Salo, Sakari Kuosmanen

Votes: 7,443

6. Ariel (1988)

Not Rated | 1 hr 12 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

Rated on 21 Mar 2021

A Finnish man goes to the city to find a job after the mine where he worked is closed and his father commits suicide.

Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Turo Pajala, Susanna Haavisto, Matti Pellonpää, Eetu Hilkamo

Votes: 6,586

7. The Match Factory Girl (1990)

Not Rated | 1 hr 9 min | Drama, Comedy

Rated on 19 Mar 2021

A woman's terribly dull life is upended by a one-night stand pregnancy, causing her to seek retribution.

Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Kati Outinen, Elina Salo, Esko Nikkari, Vesa Vierikko

Votes: 9,520

8. Seven Beauties (1975)

R | 1 hr 56 min | Comedy, Drama, War

Rated on 11 Mar 2021

The defense of honor, a strong value in Neapolitan society, and its effects on the life of everyman Pasquale Frafuso.

Director: Lina Wertmüller | Stars: Giancarlo Giannini, Fernando Rey, Shirley Stoler, Elena Fiore

Votes: 5,531

9. Love & Anarchy (1973)

R | 2 hr | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Rated on 09 Mar 2021

When a friend is murdered by the Facists, a melancholy farmer takes up residence in a Roman brothel as he and an anarchist prostitute plot to assassinate Mussolini.

Director: Lina Wertmüller | Stars: Giancarlo Giannini, Mariangela Melato, Eros Pagni, Pina Cei

Votes: 2,829

10. First Contact (1982)

58 min | Documentary

Rated on 05 Mar 2021

This documentary presents footage of the first contact between the highland tribes of Papua New Guinea, and European explorers. In the 1930s three Australian's, Michael, Daniel and James ... See full summary »

Directors: Robin Anderson, Bob Connolly | Stars: Richard Oxenburgh, Daniel Leahy, Mick Leahy, James Taylor

Votes: 234

11. Her Mothers (2020)

1 hr 15 min | Documentary

Rated on 04 Mar 2021

As Hungary's political climate becomes increasingly radicalized, Virág, a former green politician, loses faith in the pretend-to-be democratic parliament of Hungary and retires from ... See full summary »

Directors: Asia Dér, Sara Haragonics | Stars: Melissza, Nóra, Virág

Votes: 157

12. National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)

R | 1 hr 49 min | Comedy

Rated on 21 Feb 2021

At a 1962 college, Dean Vernon Wormer is determined to expel the entire Delta Tau Chi Fraternity, but those troublemakers have other plans for him.

Director: John Landis | Stars: John Belushi, Karen Allen, Tom Hulce, Stephen Furst

Votes: 116,273

13. Synecdoche, New York (2008)

R | 2 hr 4 min | Drama

Rated on 21 Feb 2021

A theatre director struggles with his work, and the women in his life, as he creates a life-size replica of New York City inside a warehouse as part of his new play.

Director: Charlie Kaufman | Stars: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Samantha Morton, Michelle Williams, Catherine Keener

Votes: 87,292

14. The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)

R | 2 hr 40 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

Rated on 20 Feb 2021

Robert Ford, who's idolized Jesse James since childhood, tries hard to join the reforming gang of the Missouri outlaw, but gradually becomes resentful of the bandit leader.

Director: Andrew Dominik | Stars: Brad Pitt, Casey Affleck, Sam Shepard, Mary-Louise Parker

Votes: 174,589

15. The Pawnbroker (1964)

Approved | 1 hr 56 min | Drama

Rated on 19 Feb 2021

A Jewish pawnbroker, victim of Nazi persecution, loses all faith in his fellow man until he realizes too late the tragedy of his actions.

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Rod Steiger, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Brock Peters, Jaime Sánchez

Votes: 9,123

16. A Fantastic Woman (2017)

R | 1 hr 44 min | Drama

Rated on 19 Feb 2021

Marina, a transgender woman who works as a waitress and moonlights as a nightclub singer, is bowled over by the death of her older boyfriend.

Director: Sebastián Lelio | Stars: Daniela Vega, Francisco Reyes, Luis Gnecco, Aline Küppenheim

Votes: 24,265

17. The Best of Youth (2003)

R | 6 hr 6 min | Drama, Romance

Rated on 16 Feb 2021

An Italian epic that follows the lives of two brothers, from the 1960s to the 2000s.

Director: Marco Tullio Giordana | Stars: Luigi Lo Cascio, Alessio Boni, Jasmine Trinca, Adriana Asti

Votes: 21,375

18. Never Rarely Sometimes Always (2020)

PG-13 | 1 hr 41 min | Drama

Rated on 14 Feb 2021

A pair of teenage girls in rural Pennsylvania travel to New York City to seek out medical help after an unintended pregnancy.

Director: Eliza Hittman | Stars: Sidney Flanigan, Talia Ryder, Théodore Pellerin, Eliazar Jimenez

Votes: 23,571

19. Mikey and Nicky (1976)

R | 1 hr 46 min | Crime, Drama

Rated on 23 Jan 2021

Nicky is on the run from the mob, and he turns to old pal Mikey for help.

Director: Elaine May | Stars: Rose Arrick, Carol Grace, William Hickey, Sanford Meisner

Votes: 4,728

20. Touchez Pas au Grisbi (1954)

Not Rated | 1 hr 23 min | Crime, Drama

Rated on 12 Jan 2021

An aging, world-weary gangster is double-crossed and forced out of retirement when his best friend is kidnapped and their stash of eight stolen gold bars demanded as ransom.

Director: Jacques Becker | Stars: Jean Gabin, René Dary, Dora Doll, Vittorio Sanipoli

Votes: 7,326

21. The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)

Not Rated | 1 hr 31 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

Rated on 10 Jan 2021

A young woman separated from her lover by war faces a life-altering decision.

Director: Jacques Demy | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Nino Castelnuovo, Anne Vernon, Marc Michel

Votes: 25,569

22. Mon Oncle (1958)

Not Rated | 1 hr 56 min | Comedy

Rated on 10 Jan 2021

Monsieur Hulot visits the technology-driven world of his sister, brother-in-law, and nephew, but he can't quite fit into the surroundings.

Director: Jacques Tati | Stars: Jacques Tati, Jean-Pierre Zola, Adrienne Servantie, Lucien Frégis

Votes: 21,120

23. Le Trou (1960)

Not Rated | 2 hr 11 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Rated on 08 Jan 2021

Distrust and uncertainty arise when four long-term inmates cautiously induct a new prisoner into their elaborate prison-break scheme.

Director: Jacques Becker | Stars: André Bervil, Jean Keraudy, Michel Constantin, Philippe Leroy

Votes: 16,703

24. Lacombe, Lucien (1974)

R | 2 hr 18 min | Drama, Romance, War

Rated on 06 Jan 2021

In 1944, an 18-year old boy from small-town France, collaborates with the Nazi-regime and subsequently falls in love with a Jewish girl.

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Pierre Blaise, Aurore Clément, Holger Löwenadler, Therese Giehse

Votes: 6,907

25. Love Streams (1984)

PG-13 | 2 hr 21 min | Drama

Rated on 04 Jan 2021

Two closely bound, emotionally wounded souls reunite after years apart.

Director: John Cassavetes | Stars: Gena Rowlands, John Cassavetes, Diahnne Abbott, Seymour Cassel

Votes: 5,639

26. The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (1976)

R | 2 hr 15 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Rated on 03 Jan 2021

A proud strip club owner is forced to come to terms with himself as a man when his gambling addiction gets him in hot water with the mob, who offer him only one alternative.

Director: John Cassavetes | Stars: Ben Gazzara, Timothy Carey, Seymour Cassel, Robert Phillips

Votes: 12,234

27. Secrets & Lies (1996)

R | 2 hr 16 min | Comedy, Drama

Rated on 03 Jan 2021

Following the death of her adoptive parents, a successful young black optometrist establishes contact with her biological mother -- a lonely white factory worker living in poverty in East London.

Director: Mike Leigh | Stars: Timothy Spall, Brenda Blethyn, Phyllis Logan, Claire Rushbrook

Votes: 41,247

28. The Square (2017)

R | 2 hr 31 min | Comedy, Drama

Rated on 03 Jan 2021

A prestigious Stockholm museum's chief art curator finds himself in times of both professional and personal crisis as he attempts to set up a controversial new exhibit.

Director: Ruben Östlund | Stars: Claes Bang, Elisabeth Moss, Dominic West, Terry Notary

Votes: 59,425

29. Spotlight (I) (2015)

R | 2 hr 9 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

Rated on 03 Jan 2021

The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core.

Director: Tom McCarthy | Stars: Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Liev Schreiber

Votes: 442,320

30. The Straight Story (1999)

G | 1 hr 52 min | Biography, Drama

Rated on 03 Jan 2021

An old man makes a long journey by lawnmower to mend his relationship with an ill brother.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Richard Farnsworth, Sissy Spacek, Jane Galloway Heitz, Joseph A. Carpenter

Votes: 86,920

31. Lolita (1962)

Not Rated | 2 hr 33 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

Rated on 03 Jan 2021

A middle-aged college professor becomes infatuated with a fourteen-year-old nymphet.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: James Mason, Shelley Winters, Sue Lyon, Gary Cockrell

Votes: 96,993

32. The Broken Circle Breakdown (2012)

Not Rated | 1 hr 51 min | Drama, Music, Romance

Rated on 03 Jan 2021

Elise and Didier fall in love at first sight, in spite of their differences. He talks, she listens. He's a romantic atheist, she's a religious realist. When their daughter becomes seriously ill, their love is put on trial.

Director: Felix van Groeningen | Stars: Veerle Baetens, Johan Heldenbergh, Nell Cattrysse, Geert Van Rampelberg

Votes: 40,370

33. Murder by Death (1976)

PG | 1 hr 35 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

Rated on 02 Jan 2021

Five famous literary detective characters and their sidekicks are invited to a bizarre mansion to solve an even stranger mystery.

Director: Robert Moore | Stars: Peter Falk, Alec Guinness, Peter Sellers, Eileen Brennan

Votes: 36,046

34. Soul (2020)

PG | 1 hr 40 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Rated on 02 Jan 2021

After landing the gig of a lifetime, a New York jazz pianist suddenly finds himself trapped in a strange land between Earth and the afterlife.

Directors: Pete Docter, Kemp Powers | Stars: Jamie Foxx, Tina Fey, Graham Norton, Rachel House

Votes: 277,995

35. Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (2020)

R | 1 hr 34 min | Drama, Music

Rated on 01 Jan 2021

Tensions rise when trailblazing blues singer Ma Rainey and her band gather at a recording studio in Chicago in 1927.

Director: George C. Wolfe | Stars: Viola Davis, Chadwick Boseman, Glynn Turman, Colman Domingo

Votes: 46,519

36. Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012)

PG-13 | 1 hr 33 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

Rated on 28 Dec 2020

Faced with both her hot-tempered father's fading health and melting ice-caps that flood her ramshackle bayou community and unleash ancient aurochs, six-year-old Hushpuppy must learn the ways of courage and love.

Director: Benh Zeitlin | Stars: Quvenzhané Wallis, Dwight Henry, Levy Easterly, Lowell Landes

Votes: 82,127

37. The Second Mother (2015)

R | 1 hr 52 min | Comedy, Drama

Rated on 28 Dec 2020

When the estranged daughter of a hard-working live-in housekeeper suddenly appears, the unspoken class barriers that exist within the home are thrown into disarray.

Director: Anna Muylaert | Stars: Regina Casé, Helena Albergaria, Michel Joelsas, Camila Márdila

Votes: 14,018

38. The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020)

R | 2 hr 9 min | Drama, History, Thriller

Rated on 24 Dec 2020

The story of 7 people on trial stemming from various charges surrounding the uprising at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, Illinois.

Director: Aaron Sorkin | Stars: Eddie Redmayne, Alex Sharp, Sacha Baron Cohen, Jeremy Strong

Votes: 157,973

39. On the Rocks (2020)

R | 1 hr 36 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Rated on 24 Dec 2020

A young mother reconnects with her larger-than-life playboy father on an adventure through New York.

Director: Sofia Coppola | Stars: Bill Murray, Rashida Jones, Marlon Wayans, Jessica Henwick

Votes: 27,700

40. Palm Springs (2020)

R | 1 hr 30 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery

Rated on 24 Dec 2020

Stuck in a time loop, two wedding guests develop a budding romance while living the same day over and over again.

Director: Max Barbakow | Stars: Andy Samberg, Cristin Milioti, J.K. Simmons, Peter Gallagher

Votes: 130,618

41. Atlantics (2019)

TV-14 | 1 hr 46 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

Rated on 24 Dec 2020

In a popular suburb of Dakar, workers on the construction site of a futuristic tower, without pay for months, decide to leave the country by the ocean for a better future. Among them is Souleiman, the lover of Ada, promised to another.

Director: Mati Diop | Stars: Mame Bineta Sane, Amadou Mbow, Traore, Nicole Sougou

Votes: 8,805

42. Anima (I) (2019)

15 min | Short, Music

Rated on 24 Dec 2020

In a short musical film directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, Thom Yorke of Radiohead scores and stars in a mind-bending visual piece. Best played loud.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Thom Yorke, Dajana Roncione, Frida Dam Seidel, Joseba Yerro Izaguirre

Votes: 10,316

43. The Farewell (I) (2019)

PG | 1 hr 40 min | Comedy, Drama

Rated on 22 Dec 2020

A Chinese family discovers their grandmother has only a short while left to live and decide to keep her in the dark, scheduling a wedding to gather before she dies.

Director: Lulu Wang | Stars: Shuzhen Zhao, Awkwafina, X Mayo, Hong Lu

Votes: 57,305

44. Me and You and Everyone We Know (2005)

R | 1 hr 31 min | Comedy, Drama

Rated on 20 Dec 2020

A lonely shoe salesman and an eccentric performance artist struggle to connect in this unique take on contemporary life.

Director: Miranda July | Stars: John Hawkes, Miranda July, Miles Thompson, Brandon Ratcliff

Votes: 35,950

45. Kajillionaire (2020)

R | 1 hr 44 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

Rated on 20 Dec 2020

A woman's life is turned upside down when her criminal parents invite an outsider to join them on a major heist they're planning.

Director: Miranda July | Stars: Richard Jenkins, Debra Winger, Evan Rachel Wood, Patricia Belcher

Votes: 14,497

46. Bless Their Little Hearts (1983)

1 hr 20 min | Drama

Rated on 20 Dec 2020

A dramatic look into the life of a family in Watts.

Director: Billy Woodberry | Stars: Nate Hardman, Kaycee Moore, Angela Burnett, Ronald Burnett

Votes: 272

47. Hot Fuzz (2007)

R | 2 hr 1 min | Action, Comedy, Mystery

Rated on 19 Dec 2020

A skilled London police officer is transferred to a small town with a dark secret.

Director: Edgar Wright | Stars: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Martin Freeman, Bill Nighy

Votes: 481,933

48. Undine (2020)

Unrated | 1 hr 31 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery