Filmliste der Should-sees

Und hier finden Sie Filmtitel nach Genres sortiert, die wir für sehenswert erachten. Es handelt sich also nicht um einen filmwissenschaftlichen Kanon sondern um eine Liste von Filmbegeisterten, die Lust aufs Filmeschauen machen soll. Auch hier gilt „work in progress“, d.h. dass immer mal wieder Titel hinzugefügt werden. Viel Spaß beim Stöbern!

Action

Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
115min | Action, Adventure | 12 June 1981 (USA)

Summary: In 1936, archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the U.S. government to find the Ark of the Covenant before Adolf Hitler's Nazis can obtain its awesome powers.

Countries: USA, UKLanguages: English, German, Hebrew, Spanish, Arabic, Nepali

First Blood (1982)
93min | Action, Adventure | 22 October 1982 (USA)

Summary: A veteran Green Beret is forced by a cruel Sheriff and his deputies to flee into the mountains and wage an escalating one-man war against his pursuers.

Countries: USALanguages: English

The Terminator (1984)
107min | Action, Sci-Fi | 26 October 1984 (USA)

Summary: A human soldier is sent from 2029 to 1984 to stop an almost indestructible cyborg killing machine, sent from the same year, which has been programmed to execute a young woman whose unborn son is the key to humanity's future salvation.

Countries: UK, USALanguages: English, Spanish

Runaway Train (1985)
111min | Action, Adventure, Drama | 17 January 1986 (USA)

Summary: Two escaped convicts and a female railway worker find themselves trapped on a train with no brakes and nobody driving.

Countries: USALanguages: English

Die Hard (1988)
132min | Action, Thriller | 20 July 1988 (USA)

Summary: An NYPD officer tries to save his wife and several others taken hostage by German terrorists during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.

Countries: USALanguages: English, German, Italian, Japanese

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
120min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy | 12 January 2001 (USA)

Summary: A young Chinese warrior steals a sword from a famed swordsman and then escapes into a world of romantic adventure with a mysterious man in the frontier of the nation.

Countries: Taiwan, Hong Kong, USA, ChinaLanguages: Mandarin

Hulk (2003)
138min | Action, Sci-Fi | 20 June 2003 (USA)

Summary: Bruce Banner, a genetics researcher with a tragic past, suffers an accident that causes him to transform into a raging green monster when he gets angry.

Countries: USALanguages: English, Spanish

A History of Violence (2005)
96min | Drama, Thriller | 30 September 2005 (USA)

Summary: A mild-mannered man becomes a local hero through an act of violence, which sets off repercussions that will shake his family to its very core.

Countries: Canada, USALanguages: English

Batman Begins (2005)
140min | Action, Adventure | 15 June 2005 (USA)

Summary: After training with his mentor, Batman begins his fight to free crime-ridden Gotham City from corruption.

Countries: USA, UKLanguages: English, Mandarin

Valhalla Rising (2009)
93min | Action, Adventure, Drama | 31 March 2010 (Denmark)

Summary: Forced for some time to be a fighting slave, a pagan warrior escapes his captors with a boy and joins a group of Crusaders on their quest to the Holy Land.

Countries: Denmark, UKLanguages: English

Animation

The Jungle Book (1967)
78min | Animation, Adventure, Family | 18 October 1967 (USA)

Summary: Bagheera the Panther and Baloo the Bear have a difficult time trying to convince a boy to leave the jungle for human civilization.

Countries: USALanguages: English

Grave of the Fireflies (1988)
89min | Animation, Drama, War | 26 July 1989 (USA)

Summary: A young boy and his little sister struggle to survive in Japan during World War II.

Countries: Japan, USALanguages: Japanese

Princess Mononoke (1997)
134min | Animation, Action, Adventure | 19 December 1997 (USA)

Summary: On a journey to find the cure for a Tatarigami's curse, Ashitaka finds himself in the middle of a war between the forest gods and Tatara, a mining colony. In this quest he also meets San, the Mononoke Hime.

Countries: Japan, USALanguages: Japanese

Mary and Max (2009)
92min | Animation, Comedy, Drama | 12 March 2010 (USA)

Summary: 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.

Countries: Australia, USALanguages: English, Yiddish

Horror

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)
67min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery | 27 February 1920 (Germany)

Summary: Hypnotist Dr. Caligari uses a somnambulist, Cesare, to commit murders.

Countries: GermanyLanguages: None, German

Nosferatu (1922)
94min | Fantasy, Horror | 18 May 1922 (Estonia)

Summary: Vampire Count Orlok expresses interest in a new residence and real estate agent Hutter's wife.

Countries: GermanyLanguages: None, German

Dracula (1931)
75min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror | 14 February 1931 (USA)

Summary: After a naive real estate agent succumbs to the will of Count Dracula, the two head to London where the vampire sleeps in his coffin by day and searches for potential victims by night.

Countries: USALanguages: English, Hungarian, Latin

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931)
98min | Horror, Sci-Fi | 3 January 1932 (USA)

Summary: Dr. Jekyll faces horrible consequences when he lets his dark side run wild with a potion that transforms him into the animalistic Mr. Hyde.

Countries: USALanguages: English

Freaks (1932)
64min | Drama, Horror | 20 February 1932 (USA)

Summary: A circus' beautiful trapeze artist agrees to marry the leader of side-show performers, but his deformed friends discover she is only marrying him for his inheritance.

Countries: USALanguages: English, German, French

Vampyr (1932)
75min | Fantasy, Horror | 14 August 1934 (USA)

Summary: A drifter obsessed with the supernatural stumbles upon an inn where a severely ill adolescent girl is slowly becoming a vampire.

Countries: Germany, FranceLanguages: German

Psycho (1960)
109min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller | 8 September 1960 (USA)

Summary: A Phoenix secretary embezzles $40,000 from her employer's client, goes on the run, and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother.

Countries: USALanguages: English

Night of the Living Dead (1968)
96min | Horror, Thriller | 4 October 1968 (USA)

Summary: A ragtag group of Pennsylvanians barricade themselves in an old farmhouse to remain safe from a horde of flesh-eating ghouls that are ravaging the East Coast of the United States.

Countries: USALanguages: English

The Exorcist (1973)
122min | Horror | 26 December 1973 (USA)

Summary: When a 12-year-old girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her.

Countries: USALanguages: English, Latin, Greek, French, German, Arabic, Kurdish

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
83min | Horror | 11 October 1974 (USA)

Summary: Two siblings and three of their friends en route to visit their grandfather's grave in Texas fall victim to a family of cannibalistic psychopaths.

Countries: USALanguages: English

Jaws (1975)
124min | Adventure, Thriller | 20 June 1975 (USA)

Summary: When a killer shark unleashes chaos on a beach community, it's up to a local sheriff, a marine biologist, and an old seafarer to hunt the beast down.

Countries: USALanguages: English

Halloween (1978)
91min | Horror, Thriller | 27 October 1978 (USA)

Summary: Fifteen years after murdering his sister on Halloween night 1963, Michael Myers escapes from a mental hospital and returns to the small town of Haddonfield, Illinois to kill again.

Countries: USALanguages: English

The Fog (1980)
89min | Horror, Thriller | 8 February 1980 (USA)

Summary: An unearthly fog rolls into a small coastal town exactly 100 years after a ship mysteriously sank in its waters.

Countries: USALanguages: English

The Shining (1980)
146min | Drama, Horror | 13 June 1980 (USA)

Summary: A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where a sinister presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from both past and future.

Countries: UK, USALanguages: English

The Thing (1982)
109min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi | 25 June 1982 (USA)

Summary: A research team in Antarctica is hunted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of its victims.

Countries: USA, AntarcticaLanguages: English, Norwegian

The Fly (1986)
96min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi | 15 August 1986 (USA)

Summary: A brilliant but eccentric scientist begins to transform into a giant man/fly hybrid after one of his experiments goes horribly wrong.

Countries: USA, UK, CanadaLanguages: English

Hellraiser (1987)
94min | Horror, Thriller | 18 September 1987 (USA)

Summary: A woman discovers the newly resurrected, partially formed, body of her brother-in-law. She starts killing for him to revitalize his body so he can escape the demonic beings that are pursuing him after he escaped their sadistic underworld.

Countries: UKLanguages: English

Funny Games (1997)
108min | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 11 March 1998 (USA)

Summary: Two violent young men take a mother, father, and son hostage in their vacation cabin and force them to play sadistic "games" with one another for their own amusement.

Countries: AustriaLanguages: German, French, Italian

30 Days of Night (2007)
113min | Action, Horror, Thriller | 19 October 2007 (USA)

Summary: After an Alaskan town is plunged into darkness for a month, it is attacked by a bloodthirsty gang of vampires.

Countries: USA, New ZealandLanguages: English

Martyrs (2008)
99min | Horror | 3 September 2008 (France)

Summary: A young woman's quest for revenge against the people who kidnapped and tormented her as a child leads her and a friend, who is also a victim of child abuse, on a terrifying journey into a living hell of depravity.

Countries: France, CanadaLanguages: French

The Strangers (2008)
86min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller | 30 May 2008 (USA)

Summary: A young couple staying in an isolated vacation home are terrorized by three unknown assailants.

Countries: USALanguages: English

It Follows (2014)
100min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller | 13 March 2015 (USA)

Summary: A young woman is followed by an unknown supernatural force after a sexual encounter.

Countries: USALanguages: English

The Babadook (2014)
94min | Drama, Horror, Mystery | 28 November 2014 (USA)

Summary: A single mother and her child fall into a deep well of paranoia when an eerie children's book titled "Mister Babadook" manifests in their home.

Countries: Australia, CanadaLanguages: English

The Witch (2015)
92min | Drama, Horror, Mystery | 19 February 2016 (USA)

Summary: A family in 1630s New England is torn apart by the forces of witchcraft, black magic, and possession.

Countries: Canada, USALanguages: English

Raw (2016)
99min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror | 15 March 2017 (France)

Summary: A young woman, studying to be a vet, develops a craving for human flesh.

Countries: France, Belgium, ItalyLanguages: French

Get Out (2017)
104min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller | 24 February 2017 (USA)

Summary: A young African-American visits his white girlfriend's parents for the weekend, where his simmering uneasiness about their reception of him eventually reaches a boiling point.

Countries: USA, JapanLanguages: English

Incident in a Ghostland (2018)
91min | Drama, Horror, Mystery | 22 June 2018 (USA)

Summary: A mother of two who inherits a house is confronted with murderous intruders on the first night in their new home and fights for her daughters' lives. Sixteen years later when the daughters reunite at the house, things get really strange.

Countries: Canada, FranceLanguages: English, French

 

Komödie

The Kid (1921)
3240min | Comedy, Drama, Family | 6 February 1921 (USA)

Summary: The Tramp cares for an abandoned child, but events put that relationship in jeopardy.

Countries: USALanguages: None, English

The General (1926)
67min | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 2 January 1927 (USA)

Summary: When Union spies steal an engineer's beloved locomotive, he pursues it single-handedly and straight through enemy lines.

Countries: USALanguages: None, English

City Lights (1931)
87min | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 7 March 1931 (USA)

Summary: With the aid of a wealthy erratic tippler, a dewy-eyed tramp who has fallen in love with a sightless flower girl accumulates money to be able to help her medically.

Countries: USALanguages: None, English

Some Like It Hot (1959)
121min | Comedy, Music, Romance | 19 March 1959 (USA)

Summary: After two male musicians witness a mob hit, they flee the state in an all-female band disguised as women, but further complications set in.

Countries: USALanguages: English

The Apartment (1960)
125min | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 16 September 1960 (West Germany)

Summary: A man tries to rise in his company by letting its executives use his apartment for trysts, but complications and a romance of his own ensue.

Countries: USALanguages: English

The Pink Panther (1963)
115min | Comedy, Crime, Romance | 18 March 1964 (USA)

Summary: The bumbling Inspector Clouseau travels to Rome to catch a notorious jewel thief known as "The Phantom" before he conducts his most daring heist yet: a princess' priceless diamond with one slight imperfection, known as "The Pink Panther".

Countries: USALanguages: English, Italian

Murmur of the Heart (1971)
118min | Comedy, Drama | 17 October 1971 (USA)

Summary: As France is nearing the end of the first Indochina War, an open-minded teenage boy finds himself torn between a rebellious urge to discover love, and the ever-present, almost dominating affection of his beloved mother.

Countries: France, Italy, West GermanyLanguages: French, Italian

Dead Alive (1992)
94min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror | 12 February 1993 (USA)

Summary: A young man's mother is bitten by a Sumatran rat-monkey. She gets sick and dies, at which time she comes back to life, killing and eating dogs, nurses, friends, and neighbors.

Countries: New ZealandLanguages: English, Spanish

Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
101min | Comedy, Drama | 18 August 2006 (USA)

Summary: A family determined to get their young daughter into the finals of a beauty pageant take a cross-country trip in their VW bus.

Countries: USALanguages: English

Kriegsfilm

All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
136min | Drama, War | 24 August 1930 (USA)

Summary: A German youth eagerly enters World War I, but his enthusiasm wanes as he gets a firsthand view of the horror.

Countries: USALanguages: English, French, German, Latin

The Deer Hunter (1978)
183min | Drama, War | 23 February 1979 (USA)

Summary: An in-depth examination of the ways in which the U.S. Vietnam War impacts and disrupts the lives of people in a small industrial town in Pennsylvania.

Countries: USALanguages: English, Vietnamese, French, Russian, Cantonese

Apocalypse Now (1979)
147min | Drama, Mystery, War | 15 August 1979 (USA)

Summary: A U.S. Army officer serving in Vietnam is tasked with assassinating a renegade Special Forces Colonel who sees himself as a god.

Countries: USALanguages: English, French, Vietnamese

Dunkirk (2017)
106min | Action, Drama, History | 21 July 2017 (USA)

Summary: Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire, and France are surrounded by the German Army and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.

Countries: UK, Netherlands, France, USALanguages: English, French, German

Kriminal-, Gangster-/Mafiafilm

The French Connection (1971)
104min | Action, Crime, Drama | 9 October 1971 (USA)

Summary: A pair of NYC cops in the Narcotics Bureau stumble onto a drug smuggling job with a French connection.

Countries: USALanguages: English, French

The Godfather (1972)
175min | Crime, Drama | 24 March 1972 (USA)

Summary: An organized crime dynasty's aging patriarch transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son.

Countries: USALanguages: English, Italian, Latin

The Godfather: Part II (1974)
202min | Crime, Drama | 18 December 1974 (USA)

Summary: 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.

Countries: USALanguages: English, Italian, Spanish, Latin, Sicilian

French Connection II (1975)
119min | Action, Crime, Drama | 21 May 1975 (USA)

Summary: "Popeye" Doyle travels to Marseille to find Alain Charnier, the drug smuggler who eluded him in New York.

Countries: USALanguages: English, French

Goodfellas (1990)
146min | Biography, Crime, Drama | 21 September 1990 (USA)

Summary: The story of Henry Hill and his life in the mob, covering his relationship with his wife Karen Hill and his mob partners Jimmy Conway and Tommy DeVito in the Italian-American crime syndicate.

Countries: USALanguages: English, Italian

Donnie Brasco (1997)
127min | Biography, Crime, Drama | 28 February 1997 (USA)

Summary: An FBI undercover agent infiltrates the mob and finds himself identifying more with the mafia life, at the expense of his regular one.

Countries: USALanguages: English, Italian, Japanese

Eastern Promises (2007)
100min | Action, Crime, Drama | 21 September 2007 (USA)

Summary: A teenager who dies during childbirth leaves clues in her journal that could tie her child to a rape involving a violent Russian mob family.

Countries: UK, Canada, USALanguages: English, Russian, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu

A Prophet (2009)
155min | Crime, Drama | 26 March 2010 (USA)

Summary: A young Algerian man is sent to a French prison.

Countries: France, ItalyLanguages: French, Arabic, Corsican

Melodrama

La Strada (1954)
108min | Drama | 16 July 1956 (USA)

Summary: A care-free girl is sold to a traveling entertainer, consequently enduring physical and emotional pain along the way.

Countries: ItalyLanguages: Italian

All That Heaven Allows (1955)
89min | Drama, Romance | 25 December 1955 (USA)

Summary: An upper-class widow falls in love with a much younger, down-to-earth nurseryman, much to the disapproval of her children and criticism of her country club peers.

Countries: USALanguages: English

East of Eden (1955)
118min | Drama | 10 April 1955 (USA)

Summary: Two brothers struggle to maintain their strict, Bible-toting father's favor.

Countries: USALanguages: English

Rebel Without a Cause (1955)
111min | Drama | 29 October 1955 (USA)

Summary: A rebellious young man with a troubled past comes to a new town, finding friends and enemies.

Countries: USALanguages: English

The Hustler (1961)
134min | Drama, Sport | 25 September 1961 (USA)

Summary: An up-and-coming pool player plays a long-time champion in a single high-stakes match.

Countries: USALanguages: English

The Decline of the American Empire (1986)
101min | Comedy, Drama | 14 November 1986 (USA)

Summary: Sexual revelations emerge when a group of academics and their partners spend a weekend at a country retreat.

Countries: CanadaLanguages: French, English

The Barbarian Invasions (2003)
99min | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 5 March 2004 (USA)

Summary: During his final days, a dying man is reunited with old friends, former lovers, his ex-wife, and his estranged son.

Countries: Canada, FranceLanguages: French, English

Hunger (2008)
96min | Biography, Drama | 13 August 2009 (Germany)

Summary: Irish republican Bobby Sands leads the inmates of a Northern Irish prison in a hunger strike.

Countries: Ireland, UKLanguages: English, Irish

The Wrestler (2008)
109min | Drama, Sport | 30 January 2009 (USA)

Summary: A faded professional wrestler must retire, but finds his quest for a new life outside the ring a dispiriting struggle.

Countries: USA, FranceLanguages: English

Incendies (2010)
131min | Drama, Mystery, War | 23 June 2011 (Germany)

Summary: Twins journey to the Middle East to discover their family history and fulfill their mother's last wishes.

Countries: Canada, FranceLanguages: French, Arabic, English

A Separation (2011)
123min | Drama | 14 July 2011 (Germany)

Summary: A married couple are faced with a difficult decision - to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent who has Alzheimer's disease.

Countries: Iran, France, AustraliaLanguages: Persian

Drive (2011)
100min | Crime, Drama | 16 September 2011 (USA)

Summary: A mysterious Hollywood stuntman and mechanic moonlights as a getaway driver and finds himself in trouble when he helps out his neighbor.

Countries: USALanguages: English, Spanish

Oslo, August 31st (2011)
95min | Drama | 4 April 2013 (Germany)

Summary: One day in the life of Anders, a young recovering drug addict, who takes a brief leave from his treatment center to interview for a job and catch up with old friends in Oslo.

Countries: Norway, Denmark, SwedenLanguages: Norwegian, English

Shame (2011)
101min | Drama | 1 March 2012 (Germany)

Summary: A sex addict's carefully cultivated private life falls apart after his sister arrives for an indefinite stay.

Countries: UK, Canada, USALanguages: English

We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011)
112min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 16 August 2012 (Germany)

Summary: Kevin's mother struggles to love her strange child, despite the increasingly dangerous things he says and does as he grows up. But Kevin is just getting started, and his final act will be beyond anything anyone imagined.

Countries: UK, USALanguages: English

Rust and Bone (2012)
120min | Drama, Romance | 10 January 2013 (Germany)

Summary: Put in charge of his young son, Alain leaves Belgium for Antibes to live with his sister and her husband as a family. Alain's bond with Stephanie, a killer whale trainer, grows deeper after Stephanie suffers a horrible accident.

Countries: France, Belgium, SingaporeLanguages: French, English

The Place Beyond the Pines (2012)
140min | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 19 April 2013 (USA)

Summary: A motorcycle stunt rider turns to robbing banks as a way to provide for his lover and their newborn child, a decision that puts him on a collision course with an ambitious rookie cop navigating a department ruled by a corrupt detective.

Countries: USALanguages: English, Spanish

Her (2013)
126min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi | 10 January 2014 (USA)

Summary: In a near future, a lonely writer develops an unlikely relationship with an operating system designed to meet his every need.

Countries: USALanguages: English

Moonlight (2016)
111min | Drama | 18 November 2016 (USA)

Summary: A young African-American man grapples with his identity and sexuality while experiencing the everyday struggles of childhood, adolescence, and burgeoning adulthood.

Countries: USALanguages: English

Leave No Trace (2018)
109min | Adventure, Drama | 13 September 2018 (Germany)

Summary: A father and his thirteen-year-old daughter are living an ideal existence in a vast urban park in Portland, Oregon when a small mistake derails their lives forever.

Countries: USA, CanadaLanguages: English

Science Fiction

Le voyage dans la lune (1986)
200min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical | TV Movie

Summary: A group of wizards go to the moon in this 1902 film.

Countries: SwitzerlandLanguages: French

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954)
127min | Adventure, Drama, Family | 20 July 1955 (USA)

Summary: A ship sent to investigate a wave of mysterious sinkings encounters the advanced submarine, the Nautilus, commanded by Captain Nemo.

Countries: USALanguages: English

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
149min | Adventure, Sci-Fi | 11 September 1968 (West Germany)

Summary: After discovering a mysterious artifact buried beneath the Lunar surface, mankind sets off on a quest to find its origins with help from intelligent supercomputer H.A.L. 9000.

Countries: UK, USALanguages: English, Russian

THX 1138 (1971)
86min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller | 11 March 1971 (USA)

Summary: In the 25th century, a time when people have designations instead of names, a man, THX 1138, and a woman, LUH 3417, rebel against their rigidly-controlled society.

Countries: USALanguages: English

Solaris (1972)
167min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi | 20 September 1974 (East Germany)

Summary: A psychologist is sent to a station orbiting a distant planet in order to discover what has caused the crew to go insane.

Countries: Soviet UnionLanguages: Russian, German

Soylent Green (1973)
97min | Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi | 9 May 1973 (USA)

Summary: A nightmarish futuristic fantasy about the controlling power of big corporations and an innocent cop who stumbles on the truth.

Countries: USALanguages: English, Spanish

Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
121min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy | 25 May 1977 (USA)

Summary: Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a Wookiee and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire's world-destroying battle station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the mysterious Darth Vader.

Countries: USA, UKLanguages: English

Blade Runner (1982)
117min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller | 25 June 1982 (USA)

Summary: A blade runner must pursue and terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space, and have returned to Earth to find their creator.

Countries: USALanguages: English, German, Cantonese, Japanese, Hungarian, Arabic

12 Monkeys (1995)
129min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller | 5 January 1996 (USA)

Summary: In a future world devastated by disease, a convict is sent back in time to gather information about the man-made virus that wiped out most of the human population on the planet.

Countries: USALanguages: English, French

The Matrix (1999)
136min | Action, Sci-Fi | 31 March 1999 (USA)

Summary: When a beautiful stranger leads computer hacker Neo to a forbidding underworld, he discovers the shocking truth--the life he knows is the elaborate deception of an evil cyber-intelligence.

Countries: USALanguages: English

Western

Stagecoach (1939)
96min | Adventure, Drama, Western | 3 March 1939 (USA)

Summary: A group of people traveling on a stagecoach find their journey complicated by the threat of Geronimo and learn something about each other in the process.

Countries: USALanguages: English, Spanish, French

High Noon (1952)
85min | Drama, Thriller, Western | 30 July 1952 (USA)

Summary: A town Marshal, despite the disagreements of his newlywed bride and the townspeople around him, must face a gang of deadly killers alone at high noon when the gang leader, an outlaw he sent up years ago, arrives on the noon train.

Countries: USALanguages: English, Spanish

The Searchers (1956)
119min | Adventure, Drama, Western | 26 May 1956 (USA)

Summary: An American Civil War veteran embarks on a journey to rescue his niece from the Comanches.

Countries: USALanguages: English, Navajo, Spanish

Rio Bravo (1959)
141min | Action, Drama, Western | 4 April 1959 (USA)

Summary: A small-town sheriff in the American West enlists the help of a cripple, a drunk, and a young gunfighter in his efforts to hold in jail the brother of the local bad guy.

Countries: USALanguages: English, Spanish

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
123min | Drama, Western | 22 April 1962 (USA)

Summary: A senator returns to a western town for the funeral of an old friend and tells the story of his origins.

Countries: USALanguages: English

El Dorado (1966)
126min | Drama, Romance, Western | 30 June 1967 (USA)

Summary: Cole Thornton, a gunfighter for hire, joins forces with an old friend, Sheriff J.P. Hara. Together with an old Indian fighter and a gambler, they help a rancher and his family fight a rival rancher that is trying to steal their water.

Countries: USALanguages: English, Spanish

Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)
165min | Western | 4 July 1969 (USA)

Summary: A mysterious stranger with a harmonica joins forces with a notorious desperado to protect a beautiful widow from a ruthless assassin working for the railroad.

Countries: Italy, USALanguages: English, Italian, Spanish

Rio Lobo (1970)
114min | Adventure, Romance, War | 18 December 1970 (USA)

Summary: After the Civil War, Cord McNally searches for the traitor whose treachery caused the defeat of McNally's unit and the loss of a close friend.

Countries: USA, MexicoLanguages: English, Spanish

Heaven's Gate (1980)
219min | Adventure, Drama, Western | 24 April 1981 (USA)

Summary: During the Johnson County War in 1890 Wyoming, a sheriff born into wealth does his best to protect immigrant farmers from rich cattle interests.

Countries: USALanguages: English, Serbo-Croatian, Russian, French, Polish, German, Ukrainian

The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)
160min | Biography, Crime, Drama | 19 October 2007 (USA)

Summary: Robert Ford, who's idolized Jesse James since childhood, tries hard to join the reforming gang of the Missouri outlaw, but gradually becomes resentful of the bandit leader.

Countries: USA, Canada, UKLanguages: English, Danish

Meek's Cutoff (2010)
104min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller | 10 November 2011 (Germany)

Summary: Settlers traveling through the Oregon desert in 1845 find themselves stranded in harsh conditions.

Countries: USALanguages: English

The Dark Valley (2014)
115min | Action, Drama, Western | 13 February 2014 (Germany)

Summary: Through a hidden path a lone rider reaches a little town high up in the Alps. Nobody knows where the stranger comes from, nor what he wants there. But everyone knows that they don't want him to stay.

Countries: Austria, GermanyLanguages: German, English

The Sisters Brothers (2018)
122min | Crime, Drama, Western | 19 October 2018 (USA)

Summary: In 1850s Oregon, the infamous duo of assassins, Eli Sisters (John C. Reilly) and Charlie Sisters (Joaquin Phoenix), chase a gold prospector and his unexpected ally.

Countries: France, Spain, Romania, Belgium, USALanguages: English