Favorite Films Only Seen Onceby elmoreeanjames | created - 4 months ago | updated - 1 week ago | Public
Haven’t seen them enough to thoroughly rank them so here they are in no particular order.
- Movies or TV
- IMDb Rating
- In Theaters
- Release Year
1. Solaris (1971)
14 | 167 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A psychologist is sent to a station orbiting a distant planet in order to discover what has caused the crew to go insane.
3. Kynodontas (2009)
16 | 94 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
Three teenagers live isolated, without leaving their house, because their over-protective parents say they can only leave when their dogtooth falls out.
Votes: 63,781 | Gross: $0.11M
4. The Elephant Man (1980)
12 | 124 min | Biography, Drama
A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man who is mistreated while scraping a living as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous façade, there is revealed a person of intelligence and sensitivity.
6. La passion de Jeanne d'Arc (1928)
110 min | Biography, Drama, History
In 1431, Jeanne d'Arc is placed on trial on charges of heresy. The ecclesiastical jurists attempt to force Jeanne to recant her claims of holy visions.
Votes: 38,882 | Gross: $0.02M
10. Banshun (1949)
108 min | Drama
Noriko is twenty-seven years old and still living with her widowed father. Everybody tries to talk her into marrying, but Noriko wants to stay at home caring for her father.
11. À bout de souffle (1960)
18 | 90 min | Crime, Drama
A small-time thief steals a car and impulsively murders a motorcycle policeman. Wanted by the authorities, he reunites with a hip American journalism student and attempts to persuade her to run away with him to Italy.
Votes: 62,490 | Gross: $0.34M
13. Samsara (I) (2011)
12 | 102 min | Documentary, Music
Filmed over nearly five years in twenty-five countries on five continents, and shot on seventy-millimetre film, Samsara transports us to the varied worlds of sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes, and natural wonders.
Votes: 28,639 | Gross: $2.60M
17. Fargo (1996)
16 | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Jerry Lundegaard's inept crime falls apart due to his and his henchmen's bungling and the persistent police work of the quite pregnant Marge Gunderson.
Votes: 545,048 | Gross: $24.61M
20. The Godfather: Part II (1974)
12 | 202 min | Crime, Drama
The early life and career of Vito Corleone in 1920s New York City is portrayed, while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on the family crime syndicate.
Votes: 961,379 | Gross: $57.30M
22. Låt den rätte komma in (2008)
16 | 115 min | Drama, Horror, Romance
Oskar, an overlooked and bullied boy, finds love and revenge through Eli, a beautiful but peculiar girl.
Votes: 191,866 | Gross: $2.12M
23. Saul fia (2015)
16 | 107 min | Drama, War
In the horror of 1944 Auschwitz, a prisoner forced to burn the corpses of his own people finds moral survival upon trying to salvage from the flames the body of a boy he takes for his son.
Votes: 37,291 | Gross: $1.78M
25. Copie conforme (2010)
AL | 106 min | Drama, Romance
In Tuscany to promote his latest book, a middle-aged British writer meets a French woman who leads him to the village of Lucignano. While there, a chance question reveals something deeper.
Votes: 17,646 | Gross: $1.34M
28. Paris, Texas (1984)
AL | 145 min | Drama
Travis Henderson, an aimless drifter who has been missing for four years, wanders out of the desert and must reconnect with society, himself, his life, and his family.
Votes: 70,855 | Gross: $2.18M
29. Enter the Void (2009)
16 | 161 min | Drama, Fantasy
A French drug dealer living in Tokyo is betrayed by his best friend and killed in a drug deal. His soul, observing the repercussions of his death, seeks resurrection.
Votes: 57,880 | Gross: $0.34M
31. Do the Right Thing (1989)
16 | 120 min | Comedy, Drama
On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone's hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence.
Votes: 71,646 | Gross: $27.55M
32. [Rec] (2007)
16 | 78 min | Horror
A television reporter and cameraman follow emergency workers into a dark apartment building and are quickly locked inside with something terrifying.
35. The Last Picture Show (1971)
6 | 118 min | Drama
In 1951, a group of high schoolers come of age in a bleak, isolated, atrophied West Texas town that is slowly dying, both culturally and economically.
Votes: 36,684 | Gross: $29.13M
36. Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927)
94 min | Drama, Romance
An allegorical tale about a man fighting the good and evil within him. Both sides are made flesh - one a sophisticated woman he is attracted to and the other his wife.
37. Eyes Wide Shut (1999)
16 | 159 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A New York City doctor pushes himself on a harrowing and dangerous night-long odyssey of sexual and moral discovery after his wife admits that she once almost cheated on him.
Votes: 265,122 | Gross: $55.69M
42. Ukikusa (1959)
119 min | Drama
The head of a Japanese theatre troupe returns to a small coastal town where he left a son who thinks he is his uncle, and tries to make up for the lost time, but his current mistress grows jealous.
43. Ran (1985)
16 | 162 min | Action, Drama
In Medieval Japan, an elderly warlord retires, handing over his empire to his three sons. However, he vastly underestimates how the new-found power will corrupt them and cause them to turn on each other...and him.
Votes: 96,478 | Gross: $3.52M
44. Den-en ni shisu (1974)
104 min | Drama, Fantasy
A young boys' coming of age tale set in a strange, carnivalesque village becomes the recreation of a memory that the director has twenty years later.