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Nymphomaniac: Vol. II(2013)

NR
| 2h 4min | Drama, Mystery
3.4/5 (with 1,031 votes)

The continuation of Joe's sexually dictated life delves into the darker aspects of her adult life and what led to her being in Seligman's care.

District 9(2009)

R
| 1h 52min | Science Fiction
3.7/5 (with 3,373 votes)

Thirty years ago, aliens arrive on Earth. Not to conquer or give aid, but to find refuge from their dying planet. Separated from humans in a South African area called District 9, the aliens are managed by Multi-National United, which is unconcerned with the aliens' welfare but will do anything to master their advanced technology. When a company field agent contracts a mysterious virus that begins to alter his DNA, there is only one place he can hide: District 9.

Children of Men(2006)

3.8/5 (with 2,441 votes)

In 2027, in a chaotic world in which humans can no longer procreate, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea, where her child's birth may help scientists save the future of humankind.

Elysium(2013)

3.3/5 (with 3,238 votes)

In the year 2159, two classes of people exist: the very wealthy who live on a pristine man-made space station called Elysium, and the rest, who live on an overpopulated, ruined Earth. Secretary Rhodes (Jodie Foster), a hard line government official, will stop at nothing to enforce anti-immigration laws and preserve the luxurious lifestyle of the citizens of Elysium. That doesn’t stop the people of Earth from trying to get in, by any means they can. When unlucky Max (Matt Damon) is backed into a corner, he agrees to take on a daunting mission that, if successful, will not only save his life, but could bring equality to these polarized worlds.

Lethal Weapon 4(1998)

3.3/5 (with 843 votes)

In the combustible action franchise's final installment, maverick detectives Martin Riggs and Roger Murtaugh square off against Asian mobster Wah Sing Ku, who's up to his neck in slave trading and counterfeit currency. With help from gumshoe Leo Getz and smart-aleck rookie cop Lee Butters, Riggs and Murtaugh aim to take down Ku and his gang.

Serial (Bad) Weddings(2014)

PG
| 1h 34min | Comedy
3.4/5 (with 1,345 votes)

A catholic French couple sees their life upside down when their four daughters get married to men of different religion and origins.

Biutiful(2010)

R
| 2h 28min | Drama
3.7/5 (with 362 votes)

This is a story of a man in free fall. On the road to redemption, darkness lights his way. Connected with the afterlife, Uxbal is a tragic hero and father of two who's sensing the danger of death. He struggles with a tainted reality and a fate that works against him in order to forgive, for love, and forever.

It Must Be Heaven(2019)

1h 37min | Comedy, Drama
3.3/5 (with 34 votes)

Filmmaker Elia Suleiman travels to different cities and finds unexpected parallels to his homeland of Palestine.

God's Own Country(2017)

1h 45min | Romance / Love, Drama
3.8/5 (with 245 votes)

A young farmer in rural Yorkshire numbs his daily frustrations with binge drinking and casual sex, until the arrival of a Romanian migrant worker.

Bend It Like Beckham(2002)

PG-13
| 1h 52min | Comedy, Drama, Romance / Love
3.2/5 (with 698 votes)

Jess Bhamra, the daughter of a strict Indian couple in London, is not permitted to play organized soccer, even though she is 18. When Jess is playing for fun one day, her impressive skills are seen by Jules Paxton, who then convinces Jess to play for her semi-pro team. Jess uses elaborate excuses to hide her matches from her family while also dealing with her romantic feelings for her coach, Joe.

The Kite Runner(2007)

PG-13
| 2h 8min | Drama
3.7/5 (with 423 votes)

After spending years in California, Amir returns to his homeland in Afghanistan to help his old friend Hassan, whose son is in trouble.

Samba(2014)

1h 58min | Drama, Comedy
3.2/5 (with 354 votes)

Samba migrated to France 10 years ago from Senegal, and has since been plugging away at various lowly jobs. Alice is a senior executive who has recently undergone a burnout. Both struggle to get out of their dead-end lives. Samba's willing to do whatever it takes to get working papers, while Alice tries to get her life back on track until fate draws them together.

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Dirty Pretty Things(2002)

R
| 1h 37min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
3.5/5 (with 128 votes)

An urban hotel in London is a gathering and flash point for legal and illegal immigrants attempting to cobble together their lives in a new country. The immigrants include Senay, a Turkish woman, and a Nigerian doctor named Okwe who is working as a night porter at the hotel. The pair discover the hotel is a front for all sorts of clandestine activities. Their only wish is to avoid possible deportation. Okwe becomes more entangled in the goings on when he is called to fix a toilet in one of the rooms. He discovers the plumbing has been clogged by a human heart.

Live and Become(2005)

NR
| 2h 20min | Drama
3.8/5 (with 56 votes)

In 1980 the black Falashas in Ethiopia are recognised as genuine Jews and are secretly carried to Israel. The day before the transport the son of a Jewish mother dies. In his place and with his name (Schlomo) she takes a Christian 9-year-old boy.

Le Havre(2011)

1h 34min | Drama, Comedy
3.5/5 (with 122 votes)

Marcel Marx, a former bohemian and struggling author, has given up his literary ambitions and relocated to the port city Le Havre. He leads a simple life based around his wife Arletty, his favourite bar and his not too profitable profession as a shoeshiner. As Arletty suddenly becomes seriously ill, Marcel's path crosses with an underage illegal immigrant from Africa, who needs Marcel's help to hide from the police.

What Will People Say(2017)

1h 46min | Drama
3.8/5 (with 56 votes)

Sixteen year-old Nisha lives a double life. At home with her family she is the perfect Pakistani daughter, but when out with her friends, she is a normal Norwegian teenager. When her father catches her in bed with her boyfriend, Nisha's two worlds brutally collide. To set an example, Nisha's parents decide to kidnap her and place her with relatives in Pakistan. Here, in a country she has never been to before, Nisha is forced to adapt to her parents' culture.

Directed by Iram Haq - With Maria Mozhdah, Adil Hussain, Rohit Suresh Saraf, Ekavali Khanna

Head-On(2004)

R
| 2h 1min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.8/5 (with 158 votes)

Head On is German director Fatih Akin’s story of the alcoholic Cahit and Turkish Sibel. Akin tells the story of a love that can never be between two people who are too alike to not be together.

Three Colors: White(1994)

R
| 1h 32min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
3.8/5 (with 316 votes)

Polish immigrant Karol Karol finds himself out of a marriage, a job and a country when his French wife, Dominique, divorces him after six months due to his impotence. Forced to leave France after losing the business they jointly owned, Karol enlists fellow Polish expatriate Mikolah to smuggle him back to their homeland.

My Beautiful Laundrette(1985)

3.4/5 (with 73 votes)

A British-Pakistani man renovates a rundown laundrette with his male lover while dealing with drama within his family, the local Pakistani community, and a persistent mob of skinheads.

Monsieur Lazhar(2011)

1h 34min | Drama, Comedy
3.5/5 (with 87 votes)

During a harsh Montréal winter, an elementary-school class is left reeling after its teacher commits suicide. Bachir Lazhar, a charismatic Algerian immigrant, steps in as the substitute teacher for the classroom of traumatized children. All the while, he must keep his personal life tucked away: the fact that he is seeking political refuge in Québec – and that he, like the children, has suffered an appalling loss.

Dheepan(2015)

R
| 1h 55min | Crime, Drama
3.5/5 (with 154 votes)

Three people who have lost everything, a soldier tired of fighting, a young woman and a little girl, pose as a family to escape the civil war in Sri Lanka. They emigrate to France and settle in a chaotic neighborhood on the outskirts of Paris, where apparently the law no longer exists; but they, who barely know each other, struggle to survive there, even when the ghosts of war begin to haunt them again.

To Rob a Thief(2007)

PG-13
| 1h 38min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
3.3/5 (with 7 votes)

Emilio, a Colombian con man, arrives in LA with two weeks to complete his plan to rob a former colleague, Claudio Silvestrini, who's made a fortune using infomercials to peddle snake oil to Latin immigrants. Emilio's friend Alejandro, who sells pirated DVDs, has assembled a team of amateurs, who, as Alejandro says, will go unnoticed because they're immigrants. The team must gain entry to Silvestrini's well-guarded mansion, steal two keys to access a vault, and then get the money off the property. A father and his tomboy daughter, a nervous Cuban actor, a techie, and a muscle man make up the team, plus Alejandro has been courting Silvestrini's nanny. Will they be enough?

A Girl in Australia(1971)

1h 47min | Comedy
3.3/5 (with 29 votes)

The film is about an old fashioned Italian with moral values of the 1930/40's ,who has to find a wife in the modern, woman's liberated society of Australia of the 1960/70's.

It's a Free World...(2007)

1h 36min | Drama
3.3/5 (with 30 votes)

Angie is a working class woman. After being fired, she decides to set up a recruitment agency of her own, running it from her kitchen with her friend, Rose. Taking advantage of the desperation of immigrants, Angie builds a successful business extremely quickly.

Provoked: A True Story(2007)

1h 27min | Drama
3.1/5 (with 5 votes)

Provoked is the true story of Kiranjit Ahluwalia, a Punjabi woman who moved to London after her marriage with Deepak Ahluwalia. Her husband seemed caring at first but then began to beat her up. He started drinking a lot and sleeping around with other women. he also subjected her to spousal rape. After ten years and having two children with him, out of fear, she sets him on fire.

My Son the Fanatic(1997)

1h 28min | Drama, Comedy
2.8/5 (with 4 votes)

Pakistani taxi-driver Parvez and prostitute Bettina find themselves trapped in the middle when Islamic fundamentalists decide to clean up their local town.

Parking(2019)

1h 50min | Drama
2.5/5 (with 3 votes)

Adrian is a young poet who decides to leave Romania and go live to Spain. He wants to change his life, earn some money and learn Spanish. Upon arriving in Cordoba, he works at a car dealership that sells both old and new cars. During the day he hides in a small caravan in the parking lot of the car dealership. One day, Adrian finds a package with a CD and poster for a tour of one flamenco / jazz band. He is enchanted by the music and by the picture of Maria, who plays a bass guitar in the band. They both meet after a concert on the beach, where they begin their relationship full of passion, problems and surprises.

Welcome(2009)

1h 50min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.6/5 (with 82 votes)

Bilal is 17 years old, a Kurdish boy from Iraq. He sets off on an adventure-filled journey across Europe. He wants to get to England to see his love who lives there. Bilal finally reaches Calais, but how do you cover 32 kilometers of the English Channel when you can't swim? The boy soon discovers that his trip won't be as easy as he imagined... The community of struggling illegal aliens in Calais.

Pappa e ciccia(1983)

1h 38min | Comedy
2.8/5 (with 25 votes)

Italian comedy in two episodes starring a house painter who emigrated to Switzerland who pretends to be a millionaire and an employee on holiday in Kenya, the victim of catastrophic misadventures.

Ae Fond Kiss...(2004)

R
| 1h 44min | Drama
3.3/5 (with 26 votes)

A young man upsets his Punjabi family when he falls in love with an Irish schoolteacher.

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