Movies like Fallen Angels 2008

Jakob Aasen has hired his old friend, private investigator Varg Veum, to spy on his wife Rebecca, whom he suspects of infidelity. Against his better judgement Varg accepts the job, and in an ironic twist he and Rebecca rekindle their former love. Meanwhile a serial killer is targeting members of Jacob's band and their families...

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1 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

2 Ghost World 2001

Two quirky, cynical teenaged girls try to figure out what to do with their lives after high school graduation. After they play a prank on an eccentric, middle aged record collector, one of them befriends him, which causes a rift in the girls' friendship.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Terry Zwigoff

Writers:

Daniel Clowes (comic book), Daniel Clowes | 1 more credit »

Countries:

Germany, United Kingdom, United States of America
7.3

3 Lost In Translation 2003

Two lost souls visiting Tokyo -- the young, neglected wife of a photographer and a washed-up movie star shooting a TV commercial -- find an odd solace and pensive freedom to be real in each other's company, away from their lives in America.

Genres:

Drama, Romance, Comedy

Director:

Sofia Coppola

Writer:

Sofia Coppola

Countries:

Japan, United States of America
7.7

4 Velvet Goldmine 1998

Almost a decade has elapsed since Bowiesque glam-rock superstar Brian Slade escaped the spotlight of the London scene. Now, investigative journalist Arthur Stuart is on assignment to uncover the truth behind the enigmatic Slade. Stuart, himself forged by the music of the 1970s, explores the larger-than-life stars who were once his idols and what has become of them since the turn of the new decade.

Genres:

Drama, Music

Director:

Todd Haynes

Writers:

James Lyons (story), Todd Haynes (story) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United Kingdom
7

5 2046 2004

Women enter and exit a science fiction author's life, over the course of a few years, after the author loses the woman he considers his one true love.

Genres:

Fantasy, Drama, Science Fiction, Romance

Director:

Kar-Wai Wong (as Kar Wai Wong)

Writer:

Kar-Wai Wong (screenplay) (as Kar Wai Wong)

Countries:

Germany, Hong Kong, China, France, Italy
7.4

6 Dancer In The Dark 2000

Selma, a Czech immigrant on the verge of blindness, struggles to make ends meet for herself and her son, who has inherited the same genetic disorder and will suffer the same fate without an expensive operation. When life gets too difficult, Selma learns to cope through her love of musicals, escaping life's troubles - even if just for a moment - by dreaming up little numbers to the rhythmic beats of her surroundings.

Genres:

Drama, Crime

Director:

Lars von Trier (as Lars Von Trier)

Writer:

Lars von Trier (as Lars Von Trier)

Countries:

Argentina, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States of America
8

7 Chungking Express 1994

Two melancholic Hong Kong policemen fall in love: one with a mysterious underworld figure, the other with a beautiful and ethereal server at a late-night restaurant he frequents.

Genres:

Drama, Comedy, Romance

Director:

Kar-Wai Wong (as Kar Wai Wong)

Writer:

Kar-Wai Wong (as Kar Wai Wong)

Country:

Hong Kong
8.1

8 Persepolis 2007

In 1970s Iran, Marjane 'Marji' Statrapi watches events through her young eyes and her idealistic family of a long dream being fulfilled of the hated Shah's defeat in the Iranian Revolution of 1979. However as Marji grows up, she witnesses first hand how the new Iran, now ruled by Islamic fundamentalists, has become a repressive tyranny on its own.

Genres:

Animation, Drama

Writers:

Marjane Satrapi (comic), Vincent Paronnaud (scenario)

Countries:

France, United States of America
8

9 Tokyo! 2008

A routine tow lands Mater in Tokyo, where he is challenged to a drift-style race against a nefarious gang leader and his posse of ninjas. With the help of his friend, 'Dragon' Lightning McQueen, and some special modifications, Mater attempts to drift to victory and become Tow-ke-O Mater, King of all Drifters.

Genres:

Animation, Comedy

Directors:

John Lasseter, Rob Gibbs (co-director) | 1 more credit »

Writers:

Rob Gibbs (story), John Lasseter (story) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.6

10 Paprika 2006

When a machine that allows therapists to enter their patient's dreams is stolen, all hell breaks loose. Only a young female therapist can stop it: Paprika.

Genres:

Animation, Drama, Mystery, Science Fiction, Thriller

Director:

Satoshi Kon

Writers:

Yasutaka Tsutsui (novel), Seishi Minakami (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

Japan
7.7

11 Battle Royale 2000

In the future, the Japanese government captures a class of ninth-grade students and forces them to kill each other under the revolutionary "Battle Royale" act.

Genres:

Drama, Thriller, Adventure

Director:

Kinji Fukasaku

Writers:

Koushun Takami (novel), Kenta Fukasaku (screenplay)

Country:

Japan
7.6

12 Elephant 2003

Several ordinary high school students go through their daily routine as two others prepare for something more malevolent. The film chronicles the events surrounding a school shooting.

Genres:

Crime, Drama

Director:

Gus Van Sant

Writer:

Gus Van Sant

Country:

United States of America
7.2

13 Broken Flowers 2005

As the devoutly single Don Johnston is dumped by his latest girlfriend, he receives an anonymous pink letter informing him that he has a son who may be looking for him.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance

Director:

Jim Jarmusch

Writers:

Jim Jarmusch, Bill Raden (inspired by an idea from) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

France, United States of America
7.2

14 Buffalo '66 1998

Billy is released after five years in prison. In the next moment, he kidnaps teenage student Layla and visits his parents with her, pretending she is his girlfriend and they will soon marry.

Genres:

Drama, Romance, Comedy

Director:

Vincent Gallo

Writers:

Vincent Gallo (original story), Vincent Gallo (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

United States of America, Canada
7.5

15 Coffee And Cigarettes 2003

Coffee And Cigarettes is a collection of eleven films from cult director Jim Jarmusch. Each film hosts star studded cast of extremely unique individuals who all share the common activities of conversing while drinking coffee and smoking cigarettes.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Jim Jarmusch

Writer:

Jim Jarmusch

Country:

United States of America
7.1

16 Blue Velvet 1986

The discovery of a severed human ear found in a field leads a young man on an investigation related to a beautiful, mysterious nightclub singer and a group of criminals who have kidnapped her child.

Genres:

Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Director:

David Lynch

Writer:

David Lynch (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
7.8

17 Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me 1992

In the questionable town of Deer Meadow, Washington, FBI Agent Desmond inexplicably disappears while hunting for the man who murdered a teen girl. The killer is never apprehended, and, after experiencing dark visions and supernatural encounters, Agent Dale Cooper chillingly predicts that the culprit will claim another life. Meanwhile, in the more cozy town of Twin Peaks, hedonistic beauty Laura Palmer hangs with lowlifes and seems destined for a grisly fate.

Genres:

Drama, Mystery

Director:

David Lynch

Country:

United States of America
7.3

18 Wild At Heart 1990

Young lovers Sailor and Lula run from the variety of weirdos that Lula's mom has hired to kill Sailor.

Genres:

Comedy, Crime, Thriller

Director:

David Lynch

Writers:

Barry Gifford (novel), David Lynch (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
7.2

19 The Pillow Book 1996

A woman with a body writing fetish seeks to find a combined lover and calligrapher.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Peter Greenaway

Writers:

Sei Shonagon (book), Peter Greenaway

Countries:

United Kingdom, France, Luxembourg
6.7

20 Stranger Than Paradise 1984

Rootless Hungarian émigré Willie, his pal Eddie, and visiting sixteen-year-old cousin Eva always manage to make the least of any situation, whether aimlessly traversing the drab interiors and environs of New York City, Cleveland, or an anonymous Florida suburb.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Jim Jarmusch

Writer:

Jim Jarmusch

Country:

United States of America
7.6

21 Mystery Train 1989

In Memphis, Tennessee, over the course of a single night, the Arcade Hotel, run by an eccentric night clerk and a clueless bellboy, is visited by a young Japanese couple traveling in search of the roots of rock; an Italian woman in mourning who stumbles upon a fleeing charlatan girl; and a comical trio of accidental thieves looking for a place to hide…

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Jim Jarmusch

Writer:

Jim Jarmusch

Countries:

Japan, United States of America
7.6

22 Happy Together 1997

A couple take a trip to Argentina in search of a new beginning, but instead find themselves drifting ever further apart.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Kar-Wai Wong (as Kar Wai Wong)

Writer:

Kar-Wai Wong (as Kar Wai Wong)

Country:

Hong Kong
7.8

23 The Taste Of Tea 2004

A spell of time in the life of a family living in rural Tochigi prefecture, north of Tokyo. Though her husband is busy working at an office, Yoshiko is not an ordinary housewife, instead working on an animated film project at home. Uncle Ayano has recently arrived, looking to get his head together after living in Tokyo for several years. Meanwhile, Yoshiko's daughter Sachiko is mainly concerned with why she seems to be followed around everywhere by a giant version of herself.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Katsuhito Ishii

Writer:

Katsuhito Ishii

Country:

Japan
7.7

24 Daisies 1966

Two teenage girls, both named Marie, decide that since the world is spoiled they will be spoiled as well; accordingly they embark on a series of destructive pranks in which they consume and destroy the world about them. This freewheeling, madcap feminist farce was immediately banned by the government.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Vera Chytilová

Writers:

Vera Chytilová (story), Vera Chytilová (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

Czechoslovakia
7.4