Movies like Downloading Nancy 2008

Sick of her life, housewife Nancy just wants it to be over and done with, but rather than kill herself, she hires a stranger from the Internet to do the job for her. But fate takes a strange turn when she meets her killer and the two fall in love. Of course, Nancy realizes that love and murder do not naturally go hand in hand.

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1 The Air I Breathe 2007

A drama based on an ancient Chinese proverb that breaks life down into four emotional cornerstones: happiness, pleasure, sorrow and love. A businessman bets his life on a horse race; a gangster sees the future; a pop star (Gellar) falls prey to a crime boss; a doctor must save the love of his life.

Genres:

Thriller, Crime

Director:

Jieho Lee

Writers:

Jieho Lee, Bob DeRosa

Countries:

Mexico, United States of America
6.8

2 The Believer 2001

A hardcore US racist skinhead who, because of his intelligence, leads a gang dedicated to fighting the enemy: the supposed American-Jewish conspiracy for domination. However, he's hiding a secret: he's Jewish-born, a brilliant scholar whose questioning of the tenets of his faith has left him angry and confused, turning against those who he thinks have a tragic history of their own making.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Henry Bean

Writers:

Henry Bean (screenplay), Henry Bean (story) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.2

3 Somersault 2004

Australian teenager Heidi is left with little choice but to leave home after she's caught red-handed with her mother's boyfriend. With few options, Heidi ends up in Jindabyne, a tourist community. Upon meeting Joe at a bar, she pursues a relationship with him and tries to find something resembling a normal home life. Heidi makes small strides by getting a job and finding a place to stay, but her relationship with Joe must overcome more than its share of hurdles.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Cate Shortland

Writer:

Cate Shortland

Country:

Australia
6.7

4 The Ballad Of Jack And Rose 2005

Jack Slavin is an environmentalist with a heart condition who lives with his daughter, Rose, on an isolated island. While Jack fights against developers who wish to build in the area, he also craves more contact with other people. When he invites his girlfriend, Kathleen, and her sons, Rodney and Thaddius, to move in, Rose is upset. The complicated family dynamics makes things difficult for everyone in the house.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Rebecca Miller

Writer:

Rebecca Miller

Country:

United States of America
6.6

5 Me Without You 2001

During a long, hot summer in seventies London, young neighbors Holly and Marina make a childhood pact to be friends forever. For Marina, troubled, fiercely independent, determined to try everything, Holly stays the only constant in a life of divorcing parents, experimental drugs and fashionable self-destruction. But for Holly, a friendship that has never been equal gradually starts to feel like a trap.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Sandra Goldbacher

Writers:

Sandra Goldbacher (screenplay), Laurence Coriat (screenplay)

Country:

United Kingdom
6.9

6 The Magdalene Sisters 2002

Four women are given into the custody of the Magdalene sisterhood asylum to correct their sinful behavior: Crispina and Rose have given birth to a premarital child, Margaret got raped by her cousin and the orphan Bernadette had been repeatedly caught flirting with the boys. All have to work in a laundry under the strict supervision of the nuns, who break their wills through sadistic punishment.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Peter Mullan

Writer:

Peter Mullan

Countries:

Ireland, United Kingdom
7.7

7 Hallam Foe 2007

Hallam's talent for spying on people reveals his darkest fears-and his most peculiar desires. Driven to expose the true cause of his mother's death, he instead finds himself searching the rooftops of the city for love.

Genres:

Drama, Comedy, Thriller

Director:

David Mackenzie

Writers:

Peter Jinks (novel), David Mackenzie (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United Kingdom
7

8 Peacock 2010

A man with a split personality fools his small town into believing his two alter egos are man and wife, although a struggling young mother holds the key to his past and sparks a battle between the personalities.

Genres:

Mystery, Thriller

Director:

Michael Lander

Writers:

Michael Lander, Ryan O Roy (as Ryan Roy)

Country:

United States of America
6.2

9 Perfect Sense 2011

In Glasgow, Scotland, while a mysterious pandemic begins to spread around the world, Susan, a brilliant epidemiologist, falls in love with Michael, a skillful cook.

Genres:

Drama, Science Fiction, Romance

Director:

David Mackenzie

Countries:

Germany, United Kingdom, Sweden, Denmark
7.1

10 Conversations With Other Women 2005

Reunited at a wedding after many years, former lovers again feel the pull of a mutual attraction neither is willing to admit. Escaping the reception for the privacy of a hotel room, the unnamed pair explore the choices of the past that led them to the present.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Hans Canosa

Writer:

Gabrielle Zevin

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
7

11 City Island 2009

The Rizzos, a family who doesn't share their habits, aspirations, and careers with one another, find their delicate web of lies disturbed by the arrival of a young ex-con brought home by Vince, the patriarch of the family, who is a corrections officer in real life, and a hopeful actor in private.

Genres:

Drama, Comedy

Director:

Raymond De Felitta

Country:

United States of America
7.4

12 The Greatest 2009

Teenagers Rose and Bennett were in love, and then a car crash claimed Bennett's life. He left behind a grieving mother, father and younger brother, and Rose was left all alone. She has no family to turn to for support, so when she finds out she's pregnant, she winds up at the Brewer's door. She needs their help, and although they can't quite admit it, they each need her so they can begin to heal.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Shana Feste

Writer:

Shana Feste

Country:

United States of America
6.6

13 Veronika Decides To Die 2009

After a frantic suicide attempt, Veronika awakens inside a mysterious mental asylum. Under the supervision of an unorthodox psychiatrist who specializes in controversial treatment, Veronika learns that she has only weeks to live.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Emily Young

Writers:

Paulo Coelho (book), Larry Gross | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.4

14 Pathology 2008

Medical student Ted Grey graduates at the top of his class and quickly joins an elite pathology program, whose top students invite him into their circle. There he uncovers a gruesome secret: They play a game in which one tries to commit the perfect, undetectable murder, then the others compete to determine the victim's cause of death.

Genres:

Crime, Horror, Thriller

Director:

Marc Schölermann

Writers:

Mark Neveldine (as Neveldine), Brian Taylor (as Taylor)

Country:

United States of America
6

15 The Invisible 2007

After an attack leaves him in limbo -- invisible to the living and also near death -- a teenager discovers the only person who might be able help him is his attacker.

Genres:

Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller, Science Fiction

Director:

David S. Goyer

Writers:

Mick Davis (screenplay), Christine Roum (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
6.2

16 Rabbit Hole 2010

Life for a happy couple is turned upside down after their young son dies in an accident.

Genre:

Drama

Writers:

David Lindsay-Abaire (screenplay), David Lindsay-Abaire (based on his play: "Rabbit Hole")

Country:

United States of America
7

17 All Good Things 2010

Newly-discovered facts, court records and speculation are used to elaborate the true love story and murder mystery of the most notorious unsolved murder case in New York history.

Genres:

Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Crime, Romance

Director:

Andrew Jarecki

Country:

United States of America
6.3

18 He Was A Quiet Man 2007

A troubled loner, Bob Maconel, imagines blowing up the tower in Los Angeles where he works. He takes a revolver to his office intent on killing colleagues, and then himself. At home, he holds conversations with his fish, who encourage him to do it. His supervisor picks on him. As he's screwing his courage to the sticking place, he drops a bullet; while on the floor looking for it, another colleague does exactly what Bob has been planning. Bob emerges a hero and the one colleague he likes, a woman with a bright smile, is severely wounded. Can Bob help her through despair and find himself and joy in life? Or, as everyone says, is this impossible for a man like him?

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director:

Frank A. Cappello

Writer:

Frank A. Cappello (as Frank Cappello)

Country:

United States of America
6.8

19 Shrink 2009

Unable to cope with a recent personal tragedy, LA's top celebrity shrink turns into a pothead with no concern for his appearance and a creeping sense of his inability to help his patients.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Jonas Pate

Writers:

Thomas Moffett, Henry Reardon (story)

Country:

United States of America
6.7

20 The Dead Girl 2006

The clues to a young woman's death come together as the lives of seemingly unrelated people begin to intersect.

Genres:

Mystery, Drama, Crime, Thriller

Director:

Karen Moncrieff

Writer:

Karen Moncrieff

Country:

United States of America
6.6

21 Southland Tales 2006

Set in the futuristic landscape of Los Angeles on July 4, 2008, as it stands on the brink of social, economic and environmental disaster. Boxer Santaros is an action star who's stricken with amnesia. His life intertwines with Krysta Now, an adult film star developing her own reality television project, and Ronald Taverner, a Hermosa Beach police officer who holds the key to a vast conspiracy.

Genres:

Comedy, Science Fiction

Director:

Richard Kelly

Writer:

Richard Kelly

Countries:

France, Germany, United States of America
5.4

22 Middle Of Nowhere 2008

The film follows Grace, a young woman whose irresponsible mother blows her college fund on her younger sister's beauty pageant campaign.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

John Stockwell

Writer:

Michelle Morgan

Country:

United States of America
6.5

23 Bloodworth 2010

E.F. Bloodworth has returned to his home - a forgotten corner of Tennessee - after forty years of roaming. The wife he walked out on has withered and faded, his three sons are grown and angry. Warren is a womanizing alcoholic, Boyd is driven by jealousy to hunt down his wife and her lover, and Brady puts hexes on his enemies from his mamma's porch. Only Fleming, the old man's grandson, treats him with the respect his age commands, and sees past all the hatred to realize the way it can poison a man's soul. It is ultimately the love of Raven Lee, a sloe-eyed beauty from another town, that gives Fleming the courage to reject this family curse.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Shane Dax Taylor

Writers:

W. Earl Brown (screenplay), William Gay (novel)

Country:

United States of America
6.1

24 Edmond 2005

Seemingly mild-mannered businessman Edmond Burke visits a fortuneteller and hears a remark that spurs him to leave his wife abruptly and seek what is missing from his life. Encounters with strangers and unsavory people weaken the barriers encompassing his long-suppressed rage, until Edmond explodes in violence.

Genres:

Drama, Thriller

Director:

Stuart Gordon

Writers:

David Mamet (screenplay), David Mamet (play)

Country:

United States of America
6.2