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The Shawshank Redemption (1994) 142min | Drama | 14 October 1994 (USA) Summary: Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.
Countries: USALanguages: English
Inception (2010) 148min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | 16 July 2010 (USA) Summary: A thief who steals corporate secrets through the use of dream-sharing technology is given the inverse task of planting an idea into the mind of a C.E.O.
Countries: USA, UKLanguages: English, Japanese, French
The Matrix (1999) 136min | Action, Sci-Fi | 31 March 1999 (USA) Summary: A computer hacker learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against its controllers.
Countries: USALanguages: English
V for Vendetta (2005) 132min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi | 17 March 2006 (USA) Summary: In a future British tyranny, a shadowy freedom fighter, known only by the alias of "V", plots to overthrow it with the help of a young woman.
Countries: USA, UK, GermanyLanguages: English
Finding Nemo (2003) 100min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy | 30 May 2003 (USA) Summary: After his son is captured in the Great Barrier Reef and taken to Sydney, a timid clownfish sets out on a journey to bring him home.
Countries: USA, AustraliaLanguages: English
Jumanji (1995) 104min | Adventure, Comedy, Family | 15 December 1995 (USA) Summary: When two kids find and play a magical board game, they release a man trapped in it for decades - and a host of dangers that can only be stopped by finishing the game.
Countries: USALanguages: English, French
The Message (1976) 177min | Biography, Drama, History | 8 July 1977 (France) Summary: This epic historical drama chronicles the life and times of Prophet Muhammad and serves as an introduction to early Islamic history.
Countries: Lebanon, Libya, Kuwait, Morocco, UK, Saudi Arabia, EgyptLanguages: English, Arabic
Life of Pi (2012) 127min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy | 21 November 2012 (USA) Summary: A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor: a fearsome Bengal tiger.
Countries: USA, Taiwan, UK, CanadaLanguages: Arabic, English, Tamil, French, Japanese, Hindi, Chinese
The Truman Show (1998) 103min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi | 5 June 1998 (USA) Summary: An insurance salesman discovers his whole life is actually a reality TV show.
Countries: USALanguages: English
Gandhi (1982) 191min | Biography, Drama, History | 25 February 1983 (USA) Summary: The life of the lawyer who became the famed leader of the Indian revolts against the British rule through his philosophy of nonviolent protest.
Countries: UK, IndiaLanguages: English
The King's Speech (2010) 118min | Biography, Drama, History | 25 December 2010 (USA) Summary: The story of King George VI, his impromptu ascension to the throne of the British Empire in 1936, and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch overcome his stammer.
Countries: UK, USA, AustraliaLanguages: English
Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014) 129min | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 13 February 2015 (USA) Summary: A spy organisation recruits a promising street kid into the agency's training program, while a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius.
Countries: UK, USALanguages: English, Arabic, Swedish
Lucy (2014) 89min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller | 25 July 2014 (USA) Summary: A woman, accidentally caught in a dark deal, turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic.
Countries: France, Germany, Taiwan, Canada, USA, UKLanguages: English, Mandarin, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Korean
Inside Out (2015) 95min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy | 19 June 2015 (USA) Summary: After young Riley is uprooted from her Midwest life and moved to San Francisco, her emotions - Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness - conflict on how best to navigate a new city, house, and school.
Countries: USALanguages: English
Gravity (2013) 91min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller | 4 October 2013 (USA) Summary: Two astronauts work together to survive after an accident leaves them stranded in space.
Countries: UK, USA, MexicoLanguages: English, Greenlandic
Despicable Me (2010) 95min | Animation, Comedy, Family | 9 July 2010 (USA) Summary: When a criminal mastermind uses a trio of orphan girls as pawns for a grand scheme, he finds their love is profoundly changing him for the better.
Countries: USA, FranceLanguages: English
Despicable Me 2 (2013) 98min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy | 3 July 2013 (USA) Summary: When Gru, the world's most super-bad turned super-dad has been recruited by a team of officials to stop lethal muscle and a host of Gru's own, He has to fight back with new gadgetry, cars, and more minion madness.
Countries: USA, France, JapanLanguages: English, Ukrainian
Hotel Transylvania (2012) 91min | Animation, Comedy, Family | 28 September 2012 (USA) Summary: Dracula, who operates a high-end resort away from the human world, goes into overprotective mode when a boy discovers the resort and falls for the count's teenaged daughter.
Countries: USALanguages: English
Brave (2012) 93min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy | 22 June 2012 (USA) Summary: Determined to make her own path in life, Princess Merida (Kelly Macdonald) defies a custom that brings chaos to her kingdom. Granted one wish, Merida must rely on her bravery and her archery skills to undo a beastly curse.
Countries: USA, UKLanguages: English
2012 (2009) 158min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | 13 November 2009 (USA) Summary: A frustrated writer struggles to keep his family alive when a series of global catastrophes threatens to annihilate mankind.
Countries: USALanguages: English, French, Tibetan, Mandarin, Russian, Hindi, Portuguese, Latin, Italian, Spanish
I Am Legend (2007) 101min | Action, Adventure, Drama | 14 December 2007 (USA) Summary: Years after a plague kills most of humanity and transforms the rest into monsters, the sole survivor in New York City struggles valiantly to find a cure in this post-apocalyptic action thriller.
Countries: USALanguages: English
Predestination (2014) 97min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi | 9 January 2015 (USA) Summary: For his final assignment, a top temporal agent must pursue the one criminal that has eluded him throughout time. The chase turns into a unique, surprising and mind-bending exploration of love, fate, identity and time travel taboos.
Countries: Australia, USALanguages: English
Paycheck (2003) 119min | Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi | 25 December 2003 (USA) Summary: What seemed like a breezy idea for an engineer to net him millions of dollars, leaves him on the run for his life and piecing together why he's being chased.
Countries: USA, CanadaLanguages: English
Children of Men (2006) 109min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi | 5 January 2007 (USA) Summary: In 2027, in a chaotic world in which women have become somehow infertile, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea.
Countries: USA, UK, JapanLanguages: English, German, Italian, Romanian, Spanish, Arabic, Georgian, Russian, Serbian
Deja Vu (2006) 126min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi | 22 November 2006 (USA) Summary: After a ferry is bombed in New Orleans, an A.T.F. agent joins a unique investigation using experimental surveillance technology to find the bomber, but soon finds himself becoming obsessed with one of the victims.
Countries: USA, UKLanguages: English
The Terminal (2004) 128min | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 18 June 2004 (USA) Summary: An Eastern European tourist unexpectedly finds himself stranded in JFK airport, and must take up temporary residence there.
Countries: USALanguages: English, Bulgarian, Spanish, Russian, Mandarin, German, French
The Pursuit of Happyness (2006) 117min | Biography, Drama | 15 December 2006 (USA) Summary: A struggling salesman takes custody of his son as he's poised to begin a life-changing professional career.
Countries: USALanguages: English, Cantonese
Avatar (2009) 162min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy | 18 December 2009 (USA) Summary: A paraplegic Marine dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission becomes torn between following his orders and protecting the world he feels is his home.
Countries: USALanguages: English, Spanish
Signs (2002) 106min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi | 2 August 2002 (USA) Summary: A family living on a farm finds mysterious crop circles in their fields which suggests something more frightening to come.
Countries: USALanguages: English, Portuguese
The Others (2001) 104min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller | 10 August 2001 (USA) Summary: A woman who lives in her darkened old family house with her two photosensitive children becomes convinced that the home is haunted.
Countries: Spain, USA, France, Italy, UKLanguages: English
Interstellar (2014) 169min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi | 7 November 2014 (USA) Summary: A team of explorers travel through a wormhole in space in an attempt to ensure humanity's survival.
Countries: USA, UK, CanadaLanguages: English
Hugo (2011) 126min | Drama, Family, Fantasy | 23 November 2011 (USA) Summary: In 1931 Paris, an orphan living in the walls of a train station gets wrapped up in a mystery involving his late father and an automaton.
Countries: UK, USA, FranceLanguages: English
My World (2013) 100min | Drama | 25 October 2013 (Turkey) Summary: At 2 Ela lost her ability of seeing and hearing because of a severe illness. And then she became a total disappointment of her family due to her untamed behaviors. But everything changed ... See full summary »
Countries: TurkeyLanguages: Turkish
Cars of the Revolution (2008) 115min | Drama | 24 October 2008 (Turkey) Summary: In the years of military coup, Turkey was unable to produce its own cars. But Pasha believed that Turkish people can produce their own cars so he ordered 2 cars. Gunduz and engineers with him must produce 2 cars in only 130 days!
Countries: TurkeyLanguages: Turkish
120 (2008) 114min | Drama, History, War | 15 February 2008 (Turkey) Summary: During the Sarikamis Battle, the Ottoman army runs out of ammunition and appeals to the people of Van for help, who happen to have supplies. However, the First World War is on and all men ... See full summary »
Countries: TurkeyLanguages: Turkish
My Father and My Son (2005) 112min | Drama, Family | 18 November 2005 (Turkey) Summary: The family of a left-wing journalist is torn apart after the military coup of Turkey in 1980.
Countries: TurkeyLanguages: Turkish
My Grandfather's People (2011) 126min | Comedy, Drama, Family | 25 November 2011 (Turkey) Summary: Grandpapa and his family were torn from their land, forced to migrate from Crete during the population exchange when he was just seven years old. Grands greatest desire is to see the land ... See full summary »
Countries: TurkeyLanguages: Turkish, Greek, English
61 Days (2016) 115min | Comedy, Drama | 29 January 2016 (Turkey) Summary: In early 1970s, Adem is a boy living in an Aegean village with his family. He just finished the primary school and he wants to work while he's on summer holiday. He gets permission from his... See full summary »
Countries: TurkeyLanguages: Turkish
Ya Nasip Ya Kismet (2016) Comedy | 2 June 2016 (Turkey) Summary: Add a Plot »
Countries: TurkeyLanguages: Turkish
Bizim Hikaye (2015) 97min | Action, Drama | 27 March 2015 (Turkey) Summary: The story of a young Coupe with Two Kids after the 1980 coup in Turkey.
Countries: TurkeyLanguages: Turkish
Kelebek (2009) 113min | Drama | 1 May 2009 (Turkey) Summary: Add a Plot »
Countries: TurkeyLanguages: Turkish
Esrefpasalilar (2010) 100min | Comedy, Drama | 22 April 2010 (Netherlands) Summary: The story of a newly appointed imam to an abandoned mosque in a crime-laden neigborhood. He will have to deal with the local mafia as he struggles to win hearts&minds of the people.
Countries: TurkeyLanguages: Turkish
Selam: Bahara Yolculuk (2015) 126min | Biography, Drama, History | 12 March 2015 (Netherlands) Summary: Follows a young teacher from Turkey whose goal is to establish a school in Kyrgyzstan.
Countries: TurkeyLanguages: Turkish
Free Man (2011) 163min | Action, Biography, Drama | 14 January 2011 (Netherlands) Summary: The story is real story that tells about a man's life who has a very influential philosopher that had lived in between 1877-1960. His name is 'Said Nursi' and he is originally Kurdish. But,... See full summary »
Countries: TurkeyLanguages: Turkish, Kurdish, Russian
Love Is a Verb (2014) 3300min | Documentary | 1 April 2014 (USA) Summary: A video documentation of a transnational social movement of Sufi inspired Sunni Muslims that originated in Turkey and Fethullah Gülen, a Turkish Islamic preacher and an influential religious figure of the movement.
Countries: USALanguages: English
God's Faithful Servant: Barla (2011) 108min | Animation, Biography, Drama | 4 November 2011 (Turkey) Summary: Having been one of the most eminent scholars of the recent past, Bediuzzaman Said Nursi's Barla life.
Countries: TurkeyLanguages: Turkish
Two Hearts as One (2014) 126min | Drama, History | 27 November 2014 (Netherlands) Summary: A look inside the story of two newlyweds who are parted from each other and spend the next half-century of their lives trying to reunite.
Countries: TurkeyLanguages: Turkish, German, Russian
Selam (2013) 104min | Drama, Romance | 18 April 2013 (Netherlands) Summary: This epic story is based on true events that has been in progress for more than 20 years in which a number of young people in love of peace and humanity leave their countries to teach, help... See full summary »
Countries: TurkeyLanguages: Turkish
A Long Story (2012) 125min | Drama | 12 October 2012 (Turkey) Summary: A long story that started and ended at the station.
Countries: TurkeyLanguages: Turkish
London Has Fallen (2016) 99min | Action, Thriller | 4 March 2016 (USA) Summary: In London for the Prime Minister's funeral, Mike Banning is caught up in a plot to assassinate all the attending world leaders.
Countries: UK, Bulgaria, USALanguages: English, Italian, French, Japanese
I, Robot (2004) 115min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi | 16 July 2004 (USA) Summary: In 2035, a technophobic cop investigates a crime that may have been perpetrated by a robot, which leads to a larger threat to humanity.
Countries: USA, GermanyLanguages: English
On the Way to School (2008) 81min | Documentary, Drama | 23 October 2009 (Turkey) Summary: One year in the life of a Turkish teacher, teaching the Turkish language to Kurdish children in a remote village in Turkey. The children can't speak Turkish, the teacher can't speak Kurdish... See full summary »
Countries: Turkey, NetherlandsLanguages: Turkish, Kurdish
Ögrenci Isleri (2015) 100min | Comedy | 24 April 2015 (Turkey) Summary: Add a Plot »
Countries: TurkeyLanguages: Turkish
Hotel Rwanda (2004) 121min | Biography, Drama, History | 4 February 2005 (USA) Summary: Paul Rusesabagina, a hotel manager, houses over a thousand Tutsi refugees during their struggle against the Hutu militia in Rwanda, Africa.
Countries: UK, South Africa, ItalyLanguages: English, French, Kinyarwanda
Cell (2016) 98min | Action, Drama, Horror | 10 June 2016 (USA) Summary: When a mysterious cell phone signal causes apocalyptic chaos, an artist is determined to reunite with his young son in New England.
Countries: USALanguages: English
Gifted (2017) 101min | Drama | 12 April 2017 (USA) Summary: Frank, a single man raising his child prodigy niece Mary, is drawn into a custody battle with his mother.
Countries: USALanguages: English
Ice Age (2002) 81min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy | 15 March 2002 (USA) Summary: Set during the Ice Age, a sabertooth tiger, a sloth, and a wooly mammoth find a lost human infant, and they try to return him to his tribe.
Countries: USALanguages: English
Up (2009) 96min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy | 29 May 2009 (USA) Summary: 78-year-old Carl Fredricksen travels to Paradise Falls in his house equipped with balloons, inadvertently taking a young stowaway.
Countries: USALanguages: English
Sen Benim HerSeyimsin (2016) 107min | Comedy | 9 December 2016 (Turkey) Summary: A dramatic story about a girl and her giving father.
Countries: TurkeyLanguages: Turkish
Hidden Figures (2016) 127min | Biography, Drama, History | 6 January 2017 (USA) Summary: The story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program.
Countries: USALanguages: English
The Help (2011) 146min | Drama | 10 August 2011 (USA) Summary: An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis.
Countries: USALanguages: English
7 Kogustaki Mucize (2019) 132min | Drama | 10 October 2019 (Netherlands) Summary: A story of love between a mentally-ill father who was wrongly accused of murder and his lovely six years old daughter. The prison would be their home. Based on the 2013 Korean movie Miracle in Cell No. 7 (2013).
Countries: TurkeyLanguages: Turkish
What Happened to Monday (2017) 123min | Action, Adventure, Crime | 18 August 2017 (USA) Summary: In a world where families are limited to one child due to overpopulation, a set of identical septuplets must avoid being put to a long sleep by the government and dangerous infighting while investigating the disappearance of one of their own.
Countries: UK, France, USA, BelgiumLanguages: English
Turkish Ice-Cream (2019) 120min | Drama, History, War | 2 May 2019 (Netherlands) Summary: The two Turks went to Australia. They provide their livelihood by selling ice-cream with a wheelbarrow and camel show in festivals. In 1915 they learned that there was a war in the country.... See full summary »
Countries: TurkeyLanguages: Turkish, English
Okja (2017) 120min | Action, Adventure, Drama | 28 June 2017 (USA) Summary: A young girl risks everything to prevent a powerful, multinational company from kidnapping her best friend - a fascinating beast named Okja.
Countries: South Korea, USALanguages: English, Korean, Spanish
Bird Box (2018) 124min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi | 21 December 2018 (USA) Summary: Five years after an ominous unseen presence drives most of society to suicide, a mother and her two children make a desperate bid to reach safety.
Countries: USALanguages: English
Knowing (2009) 121min | Action, Drama, Mystery | 20 March 2009 (USA) Summary: M.I.T. professor John Koestler links a mysterious list of numbers from a time capsule to past and future disasters and sets out to prevent the ultimate catastrophe.
Countries: USA, UK, Australia, ChinaLanguages: English
Searching (2018) 102min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 31 August 2018 (USA) Summary: After his 16-year-old daughter goes missing, a desperate father breaks into her laptop to look for clues to find her.
Countries: Russia, USALanguages: English