NETFLIX Genre: Critically-acclaimed Independent Movies



Netflix box art for 50/50 50/50
2011 / 100
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An otherwise healthy twentysomething has a comically early midlife crisis when he gets slapped with a cancer diagnosis and a 50-50 chance of survival. A young writer has it all -- including a best bud for comic relief -- until cancer swoops in to test the odds.

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Netflix box art for Animal Kingdom Animal Kingdom
2010 / 112
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A teenager finds himself drawn into the clutches of a diabolical criminal family until a good-hearted detective tries to change the boy's fate.

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Netflix box art for Crash Crash
2004 / 3.8 / 112
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In post-Sept. 11 Los Angeles, tensions erupt when the lives of people from all walks of life converge during a 36-hour period. L.A. Thirty-six hours. Disparate lives. Strangers don't intersect here; they crash into each other to notice each other.

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Netflix box art for Half Nelson Half Nelson
2006 / 106

An improbable friendship between drug-addicted educator Dan Dunne and streetwise kid Drey may lead them to deliverance -- or destruction. A crack-smoking teacher seems like an unlikely role model -- especially for a girl with a brother in jail for dealing.

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Netflix box art for Incendies Incendies
2010 / 130
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Twins Jeanne and Simon journey to the Middle East to find their father and brother and attempt to reconstruct their family's hidden history.

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Netflix box art for The Kids Are All Right Kids Are All Right, The
2010 / 106
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The children of same-sex parents become curious about the identity of their sperm-donor dad and set out to make him part of their family unit. Two teenagers with lesbian parents arrange to meet their biological father. Family harmony just walked out the door.

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Netflix box art for The Master Master, The
2012 / 136

A heavy-drinking loner finds some semblance of a family when he stumbles onto the ship of Lancaster Dodd, the charismatic leader of a new "religion." A traumatized soldier thinks he's found purpose with a new spiritual group. His path to salvation? It's a little rocky.

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Netflix box art for Moonrise Kingdom Moonrise Kingdom
2012 / 4.2 / 93
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This quirky drama follows the frantic search that ensues in a small New England town when two 12-year-olds fall in love and run away together. Their parents think they're lost, but they've found each other -- and their own private, wonderful world.

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Netflix box art for Mrs. Brown Mrs. Brown
1997 / 104
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Grieving widow Queen Victoria withdraws into sadness for years until plainspoken manservant John Brown disrupts her mourning. A commoner's affection draws this queen out of years-long mourning. But people are whispering...

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Netflix box art for Rabbit Hole Rabbit Hole
2010 / 3.3 / 91
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Each grieving in their own way, Becca and Howie grapple with the realities of life eight months after the death of their 4-year-old son, Danny. A shattered couple works through a tragic loss in vastly different ways. Will the joy of life ever return?

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Netflix box art for Silver Linings Playbook Silver Linings Playbook
2012 / 122
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After a stint in a mental hospital, Pat moves in with his parents and tries to win back his wife, until he meets a woman who's as unstable as he is. Their average day consists of football, dancing and prescription meds -- an unusual combo for an unusual duo.

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Netflix box art for The Squid and the Whale Squid and the Whale, The
2005 / 81

This insightful drama looks at the crumbling marriage between a self-centered novelist -- whose career is waning -- and his up-and-coming writer wife.

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Netflix box art for Thank You for Smoking Thank You for Smoking
2005 / 91

On a mission to make the country forget the dangers of smoking, Big Tobacco spin doctor Nick Naylor promotes his product in the movies. This guy's spinning the virtues of tobacco and raising a son. But his calculated life is about to turn upside down.

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Netflix box art for Vicky Cristina Barcelona Vicky Cristina Barcelona
2008 / 3.5 / 96
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Two girlfriends on holiday in Spain become smitten with the same artist, unaware that his insanely jealous ex-wife is about to re-enter the picture. Two friends on vacation fall for the same sexy artist. Things get even trickier when his unstable ex-wife shows up.

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