NETFLIX Genre: Critically-acclaimed Independent Movies



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Netflix box art for 2 Days in Paris 2 Days in Paris
2007 / 96

On their way home from an ill-fated Venice vacation, Marion and Jack stop in Paris to visit Marion's parents on an equally disastrous excursion.

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Netflix box art for 50/50 50/50
2011 / 95
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An otherwise healthy twentysomething has a comically early midlife crisis when he gets slapped with a cancer diagnosis and a 50-50 chance of survival. A young writer has it all -- including a best bud for comic relief -- until cancer swoops in to test the odds.

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Netflix box art for Baadasssss! Baadasssss!
2003 / 3.2 / 104
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Mario Van Peebles honors his father, Melvin, by playing him in this account of how the famed director made his opus Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song.

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Netflix box art for Boogie Nights Boogie Nights
1997 / 155
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A well-endowed busboy is taken in by a tight-knit group of 1970s porn actors and transforms himself into skin flick celebrity Dirk Diggler.

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Netflix box art for Circumstance Circumstance
2011 / 3.2 / 102
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Two Iranian girls discover their burgeoning sexuality, struggling with their desires and the boundaries placed on them by their culture. In a culture where laws are so easily broken, their pursuit of pleasure will blaze a notorious trail.

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Netflix box art for Compliance Compliance
2012 / 2.8 stars / 86
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This tense drama unfolds as a prank caller pretends to be a cop and convinces a restaurant manager to interrogate her teenaged employee about a theft. A fast food manager gets a phone tip from a police officer about a thief on her staff. But the cop has some odd requests.

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Netflix box art for Computer Chess Computer Chess
2013 / 2.8 stars / 91
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This comedic period piece portrays a 1980s chess tournament in which human competitors get their first crack at vying against a machine. In the epic battle of man versus machine, no one really comes out a winner. These chess nerds need to lighten up.

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Netflix box art for Crash Crash
2004 / 3.8 / 110
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In post-Sept. 11 Los Angeles, tensions erupt when the lives of people from all walks of life converge during a 36-hour period. L.A. Thirty-six hours. Disparate lives. Strangers don't intersect here; they crash into each other to notice each other.

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Netflix box art for God Save the King God Save the King
2005 / 89

In 1984, a young woman leaves her provincial small town for the big city, where she strives to make her dreams of punk-rock stardom come true.

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Netflix box art for Incendies Incendies
2010 / 130
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Twins Jeanne and Simon journey to the Middle East to find their father and brother and attempt to reconstruct their family's hidden history.

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Netflix box art for The Kids Are All Right Kids Are All Right, The
2010 / 102
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The children of same-sex parents become curious about the identity of their sperm-donor dad and set out to make him part of their family unit. Two teenagers with lesbian parents arrange to meet their biological father. Family harmony just walked out the door.

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Netflix box art for The Master Master, The
2012 / 137
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A heavy-drinking loner finds some semblance of a family when he stumbles onto the ship of Lancaster Dodd, the charismatic leader of a new "religion." A traumatized soldier thinks he's found purpose with a new spiritual group. His path to salvation? It's a little rocky.

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Netflix box art for Memento Memento
2000 / 3.8 stars / 108
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Suffering short-term memory loss after a head injury, Leonard Shelby embarks on a grim quest to find the lowlife who murdered his wife. A brokenhearted man remembers almost nothing. But his notes will lead him to a horrifying truth.

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Netflix box art for Monster Monster
2003 / 3.5 / 104
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When emotionally scarred highway hooker Aileen Wuornos shoots a sadistic client, she begins a journey to become America's first female serial killer. Once she gets a taste for murder, a troubled prostitute can't seem to stop. But it's going to cost her.

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Netflix box art for Moonrise Kingdom Moonrise Kingdom
2012 / 4.2 / 89
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This quirky drama follows the frantic search that ensues in a small New England town when two 12-year-olds fall in love and run away together. Their parents think they're lost, but they've found each other -- and their own private, wonderful world.

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Netflix box art for Mrs. Brown Mrs. Brown
1997 / 3.6 stars / 104
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Grieving widow Queen Victoria withdraws into sadness for years until plainspoken manservant John Brown disrupts her mourning. A commoner's affection draws this queen out of years-long mourning. But people are whispering...

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Netflix box art for Rabbit Hole Rabbit Hole
2010 / 3.3 / 91
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Each grieving in their own way, Becca and Howie grapple with the realities of life eight months after the death of their 4-year-old son, Danny. A shattered couple works through a tragic loss in vastly different ways. Will the joy of life ever return?

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Netflix box art for The Road to Guantanamo Road to Guantanamo, The
2006 / 3.5 / 91
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This chilling docudrama tells the story of three British Muslim men who were unjustly arrested and held more than two years at a U.S. detention camp.

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Netflix box art for Silver Linings Playbook Silver Linings Playbook
2012 / 4.0 / 7323
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After a stint in a mental hospital, Pat moves in with his parents and tries to win back his wife, until he meets a woman who's as unstable as he is.

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Netflix box art for Skin Skin
2008 / 4 / 102
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A dark-skinned girl born in the apartheid era to white Afrikaners struggles to find a sense of identity as she's rejected blacks and whites alike. Ostracized, abused and mistreated, she has nowhere left to turn. She was born in the wrong place at the wrong time.

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Netflix box art for The Squid and the Whale Squid and the Whale, The
2005 / 81

This insightful drama looks at the crumbling marriage between a self-centered novelist -- whose career is waning -- and his up-and-coming writer wife.

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Netflix box art for Terribly Happy Terribly Happy
2008 / 99
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When a Copenhagen cop winds up in the remote town of Skarrild, life there is anything but peaceful as he is drawn into the odd local happenings. He doesn't fit in with their bizarre, small town culture. But their creepy ways begin to affect him.

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Netflix box art for Thank You for Smoking Thank You for Smoking
2005 / 87

On a mission to make the country forget the dangers of smoking, Big Tobacco spin doctor Nick Naylor promotes his product in the movies. This guy's spinning the virtues of tobacco and raising a son. But his calculated life is about to turn upside down.

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Netflix box art for This Is England This Is England
2006 / 3.4 / 97
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This potent drama follows a lonely 12-year-old boy who falls in with a gang of young skinheads after his father is killed in the Falklands War.

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