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Anonymous asked in Entertainment & MusicMovies · 9 years ago

Can you list 10 foreign films that you would recommend?

They are more relatable than the mainstream hollywood garbage these days.

Update:

I've seen Spirited Away....it was beautiful.

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  • emjob
    Lv 7
    9 years ago
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    Indeed I can :) I'll tell you my favourites -

    Battle Royale - mad Japanese movie about a class of kids who have to kill each other on an island

    Run Lola Run - German movie about a girl on a mission, told from 3 different story perspectives

    Pan's Labyrinth - lovely, beautiful, scary and great Spanish movie (must see)

    The Orphanage - another Spanish movie, VERY creepy and atmospheric, ghost movie

    Spirited Away - Japanese cartoon movie, the best from Studio Ghibli so far, magical movie!

    The Host - Korean monster movie, giant mutated river monster starts attacking people

    Hansel & Gretel - another Korean movie, based on the fairytale but very, very weird and strange!

    Let the Right One In - Swedish movie, well you should know, young vampire love, very gory in places

    REC - Spanish zombie movie, which is extremely nerve-wracking and fast paced

    Audition - Japanese horror movie which is probably pretty famous for one scene in particular! (gory)

    The Devil's Backbone - Spanish movie, ghost story and set around the Spanish civil war

    I think that's eleven....lucky you!

    EDIT: If you enjoyed Spirited Away, then check out the other movies from Studio Ghibli, I think there's been about eighteen made and although Spirited Away is the most famous, they're all lovely and beautiful movies. I personally love The Cat Returns and the latest release Ponyo!

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  • 9 years ago

    Korean:

    Oldboy

    3-Iron

    The Host

    Beautiful

    A Million

    The Chaser

    I Saw The Devil

    A Tale of Two Sisters

    Memories of Murder

    A Man From Nowhere

    Taegukgi (Flying Flag)

    Welcome to Dongmakgol

    Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance

    Sympathy for Lady Vengeance

    I'm A Cyborg But That's OK

    Japanese:

    Departures

    Confessions

    Nobody Knows

    Battle Royale

    Seven Samurai

    RAN

    Akira Kurosawa's Dreams

    Hong Kong:

    Infernal Affairs

    The Eye

    Election

    Jiang Hu

    SPL / Killzone

    Vengeance

    Sparrow

    The Warlords

    Confessions of Pain

    World Without Thieves

    French:

    Amelie

    Anthony Zimmer

    Taxi

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  • Pain
    Lv 6
    9 years ago

    The Lives of Others

    A Prophet

    The Secret In Their Eyes

    The Diving Bell and The Butterfly

    La Haine

    Irreversible

    The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

    City of God

    Open Hearts

    Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon

    Tekkonkinkreet (A Japanese animation, the best I've ever seen)

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  • Kiri
    Lv 6
    9 years ago

    1) Little White Lies

    2) Queen Margot

    3) Betty Blue

    4) Amelie

    5) Olivier Olivier

    6) Amores Perros

    7) The Orphanage

    8) Raise the Red Lantern

    9) Curse of the Golden Flower

    10) Hyeundae

    Source(s): 1st 5 are French, next 2 are Spanish, next 2 are Chinese, last one is Korean
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  • Anonymous
    4 years ago

    Along the same lines as the Dark Knight & Buffy: X-Men Origins: Wolverine Blade (the trilogy) Christina Bale: Reign of Fire Mary Elizabeth Winstead: Live Free or Die Hard (action) Sky High (Comedy/action/sci-fi) Final Destination 3 (action/horror) Zooey Deschanel: Yes Man (comedy) The New Guy (comedy) Basic -- (John Travolta and Samuel L. Jackson) action

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  • 9 years ago

    i would go for the films that hollywood have remade some better but in most cases turned good films bad

    the vanishing (dutch)

    the ring (japanese)

    infernal affairs (korean)

    let the right one in (swedish)

    seven samurai (japanese)

    these are just a few to choose from and ones i have seen and would recommend especially the vanishing

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  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    Slumdog millionair, all the harry porters, the kite runner, brothers, sin Nombre, Voces inocentes, the quantum of solice

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  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    My Name Is Khan

    Om Shanti Om

    Dead Snow (If you like Zombie/Brain Splattering/Horror-Comedy's)

    God Bless!

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  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    Julias eyes

    the shutter

    the orphanage

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  • 9 years ago

    I like Mads Mikkelsen movies

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