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Turned out good or even great
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a list of movies that surprised me in a good way.
maybe you can find something here you haven’t seen. many different genres, some well known movies and some more obscure,


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Movie: Felon ( 2008 )
A family man convicted of killing an intruder must cope with life afterward in the violent penal system.
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Movie: Swimming with Sharks ( 1995 )
A young, naive Hollywood studio assistant finally turns the tables on his incredibly abusive producer boss.
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Movie: Death to Smoochy ( 2002 )
A kids show host, Rainbow Randolph, is fired in disgrace while his replacement, Sheldon Mopes, aka Smoochy the Rhino, finds himself a rising star. Unfortunately for Sheldon, the business of kids television isn't all child's play.
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Movie: Perfume: The Story of a Murderer ( 2006 )
Jean-Baptiste Grenouille (Ben Whishaw), born with a superior olfactory sense, creates the world's finest perfume. His work, however, takes a dark turn as he searches for the ultimate scent.
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Movie: Best of the Best ( 1989 )
A team from the United States is going to compete against Korea in a Tae Kwon Do tournament. The team consists of fighters from all over the country--can they overcome their rivalry and work together to win?
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Movie: Gridiron Gang ( 2006 )
Teenagers at a juvenile detention center, under the leadership of their counselor, gain self-esteem by playing football together.
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Movie: Beyond the Gates ( 2006 )
A Catholic Priest and an English teacher get stranded in a school in Kigali during the 1994 Rwandan genocide.
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Movie: Doubt ( 2008 )
A Catholic school principal questions a priest's ambiguous relationship with a troubled young student.
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Movie: Mary and Max ( 2009 )
A tale of friendship between two unlikely pen pals: Mary, a lonely, eight-year-old girl living in the suburbs of Melbourne, and Max, a forty-four-year old, severely obese man living in New York.
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Movie: Black Book ( 2006 )
In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II, a Jewish singer infiltrates the regional Gestapo headquarters for the Dutch resistance.
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Movie: The Baytown Outlaws ( 2013 )
When three redneck brothers agree to help a woman save her godson from an abusive stepfather, they become targets on the run from an odd cast of characters.
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Movie: Filth ( 2013 )
A corrupt, junkie cop with bipolar disorder attempts to manipulate his way through a promotion in order to win back his wife and daughter while also fighting his own inner demons.
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Movie: Pure Luck ( 1991 )
The daughter of a wealthy businessman has disappeared in Mexico, and all the efforts to find her have been unsuccessful. A psychologist, knowing that the girl has an ultra bad luck, persuades her father to send to Mexico one of his employees, an accountant with super bad luck, to find her. Perhaps he will be lucky, and his bad luck could help to find the unlucky girl...
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Movie: Running Scared ( 2006 )
A low-ranking thug is entrusted by his crime boss to dispose of a gun that killed corrupt cops, but things get out of control when the gun ends up in wrong hands.
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Movie: To End All Wars ( 2001 )
A true story about four Allied POWs who endure harsh treatment from their Japanese captors during World War II while being forced to build a railroad through the Burmese jungle. Ultimately they find true freedom by forgiving their enemies. Based on the true story of Ernest Gordon.
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Movie: The Intouchables ( 2011 )
After he becomes a quadriplegic from a paragliding accident, an aristocrat hires a young man from the projects to be his caregiver.
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Movie: I Declare War ( 2014 )
Summer war games between neighborhood kids turn deadly serious when jealousy and betrayal enter the mix.
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Movie: Powder ( 1995 )
An off the charts genius who is home schooled and shunned after his last relative dies shows the unconscious residents of his town about connection awareness and the generosity of the spirit.
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Movie: New World ( 2013 )
An undercover cop finds it difficult to play both a cop and a goon.
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Movie: The Duellists ( 1977 )
A small feud between two Napoleonic officers evolves into a decades-long series of duels.
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Movie: Blood In, Blood Out ( 1993 )
Based on the true life experiences of poet Jimmy Santiago Baca, the film focuses on step-brothers Paco and Cruz, and their bi-racial cousin Miklo.
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Movie: Deep Cover ( 1992 )
A black uniformed policeman is recruited by a devious drug enforcement agent to infiltrate a smuggling organization seeking to expand into designer drugs. This 'ugly side of the war on drugs' explores the context of race, identity and hypocrisy within a brutal and alienating investigation.
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Movie: ...and justice for all. ( 1979 )
A lawyer is forced to defend a guilty judge, while defending other innocent clients, and trying to find punishment for the guilty and provide justice for the innocent.
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Movie: The Guvnors ( 2014 )
The Guvnors is a violent thriller set amongst the clans and firms of South East London, bringing two generations together in brutal conflict.
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Movie: Wild Tales ( 2014 )
Six short stories that explore the extremities of human behavior involving people in distress.
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Movie: A Town Called Panic ( 2009 )
Cowboy and Indian's only wish was to come up with a brilliant idea for Mr Horse's birthday, but when their plan ends up in utter disaster, they'll need to travel the world and back to make things right again.
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Movie: Animal Factory ( 2000 )
A young man goes to prison and a tough, older convict takes him under his wing as a mentor.
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Movie: The Counterfeiters ( 2007 )
The story of the Operation Bernhard, the largest counterfeiting operation in history, carried out by Germany during WWII.
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Movie: Marvellous ( 2014 )
The life of Neil Baldwin, a man who has shrugged off his perceived limitations to live an incredible life.
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Movie: Nine Queens ( 2000 )
Two con artists try to swindle a stamp collector by selling him a sheet of counterfeit rare stamps (the "nine queens").
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Movie: God Bless America ( 2012 )
On a mission to rid society of its most repellent citizens, terminally ill Frank makes an unlikely accomplice in 16-year-old Roxy.
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Movie: Wait Until Dark ( 1967 )
A recently blinded woman is terrorized by a trio of thugs while they search for a heroin-stuffed doll they believe is in her apartment.
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Movie: Stretch ( 2014 )
A hard-luck limo driver struggles to go straight and pay off a debt to his bookie. He takes on a job with a crazed passenger, whose sought-after ledger implicates some seriously dangerous criminals.
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Movie: Rob the Mob ( 2014 )
A Queens couple who specialize in robbing mafia social clubs stumble upon a score bigger than they could ever imagine, becoming targets of both the mob and the FBI in the process.
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Movie: Joint Security Area ( 2000 )
After a shooting incident at the North/South Korean border/DMZ leaves 2 North Korean soldiers dead, a neutral Swiss/Swedish team investigates, what actually happened.
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Movie: Masquerade ( 2012 )
A look-alike commoner is secretly hired to take the place of a poisoned king to save his country from falling into chaos.
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Movie: Hunt for the Wilderpeople ( 2016 )
Reclusive country folk Bella and Hector become foster parents to Ricky, a problem child from the city. After some adjustment, things go reasonably well. However, Bella's death means that Hector must now look after Ricky himself, and they haven't been getting along. Moreover, her death causes Child Services to decide to send Ricky back to the orphanage. Ricky refuses to go back and runs away, ultimately sparking a national manhunt for him and Hector.
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Movie: Instructions Not Included ( 2013 )
A man who has made a new life for himself and the daughter left on his doorstep 6 years ago finds his family threatened when the birth mother resurfaces.
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Movie: The Chorus ( 2004 )
The new teacher at a severely administered boys' boarding school works to positively affect the students' lives through music.
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Movie: These Final Hours ( 2014 )
A self-obsessed young man makes his way to the party-to-end-all-parties on the last day on Earth, but ends up saving the life of a little girl searching for her father. Their relationship ultimately leads him on the path to redemption.
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Movie: The Young Offenders ( 2016 )
Two teenage boys cycle 160km on stolen bikes pursued by police to find a missing bale of cocaine worth 7 million euro. Set around the real event of Ireland's biggest cocaine seizure in 2007 of 440 million euro.
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Movie: The Girl Who Leapt Through Time ( 2006 )
A high-school girl named Makoto acquires the power to travel back in time, and decides to use it for her own personal benefits. Little does she know that she is affecting the lives of others just as much as she is her own.
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Movie: Lean on Me ( 1989 )
The dedicated but tyrannical Joe Clark is appointed the principal of a decaying inner-city school and he is determined to improve by any and all means.
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Movie: Runaway Train ( 1986 )
Two escaped convicts and a female railway worker find themselves trapped on a train with no brakes and nobody driving.
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Movie: The Medusa Touch ( 1978 )
Psychological thriller about a telekinetic novelist who causes disasters simply by thinking about them.
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Movie: Class of 1984 ( 1982 )
A new teacher at a troubled inner-city high school soon ends up clashing with the delinquent leader of a punk posse that runs the school.