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That could be "Oldboy (2013)". Obsessed with vengeance, a man sets out to find out why he was kidnapped and locked into solitary confinement for 20 years without reason. ~ Stills used are YouTube screenshots Watch the trailer to confirm. Note: If you're interested, check out the original as well.


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Sounds like Fried Green Tomatoes to me. From Wikipedia: Sipsey had killed Frank (with a blow to the head from a cast-iron skillet) while trying to stop him from kidnapping Buddy Jr. Big George then barbecued Frank's body and served it to the Georgia sheriff searching for Frank.


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Sounds like Disconnect from 2012 with Jason Bateman. From an online recap: 15-year-old outcast son (Jonah Bobo) is duped online by a couple of sadistic classmates. The two creeps develop a fake Facebook profile of a girl, strike up a friendship with the boy, and then ask that he send over a nude photo of himself, which they circulate throughout the ...


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It's hard to be objective when answering this question as I personally hate this kind of camera work (out of context), but in general, 'swaying' shots and 'shaky-cam' fall under the same catch-all monicker of 'hand-held'. First used to simulate the hand-held appearance of news reel footage in pseudo-documentaries, the camera form had a resurgence in the ...


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This is the exact plot of A Face To Die For (AKA The Face) from 1996: A scarred woman falls in love with a guy named Alec who convinces her to steal money from her employer. She's caught and sent to prison, where she befriends her cellmate (Robin Givens), attracts a surgeon who fixes her face and learns that Alec is now with her sister. When she gets out, ...


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Sounds like the movie called Miracle Mile. A young man hears a chance phone call telling him that a nuclear war has started and missiles will hit his city in 70 minutes. A young man meets and falls in love with a young woman at the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles. This area is known as Miracle Mile, and the whole movie takes place there. They make a ...


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Possibly the British TV movie Bloodlines from 2005. From TV.com: Emma Pierson plays Justine Hopkin, a strong-willed policewoman intent on promotion to the murder squad. When she finds her mother dead at home, Justine decides to visit her estranged father, a former detective jailed for murder years before, but he has already been released. When the post ...


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This sounds like Clint Eastwood's 1999 movie True Crime: Steve Everett, Oakland Tribune journalist with a passion for women and alcohol, is given the coverage of the upcoming execution of murderer Frank Beachum. His attractive colleague Michelle died in a car accident the night before. Bob Findley, Steve's boss and husband to Steve's current affair, ...


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You might be talking about the Indonesian 2009 action movie Merantau (AKA Merantau Warrior) with the same director and leading actor of the later hit The Raid: Redemption. It's about a young Indonesian man who leaves his village and moves to Jakarta, where he comes across a girl and tries to rescue her from a prostitution ring run by two Europeans (who speak ...


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I've seen this and it does have elements of tantra in it, not sure if it's the one you are after? Don't Look Down (2008) "No mires para abajo" (original title) Coming of age. In Buenos Aires, Eloy is on the verge of manhood. He studies physics, helps with the family headstone business, and does advertising - handing out flyers while walking on stilts ...


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You are thinking of the 1987 television movie called "Race Against the Harvest" or "American Harvest". It is about a pair of families that are contract harvesters in the Midwest (Texas) of the United States, who don't speak to each other because of an incident in the past. The film details the lives of contract harvesters as they battle weather and each ...


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They both speak their native language. Saga speaks Swedish and Martin Danish. I have no idea about the other characters as I haven't seen anything of the show myself, except for trailers, but they are most likely speaking their native language. So, whoever you can identify as a Swede would most certainly be speaking Swedish, and all the Danes would most ...


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Sounds like FTW (AKA Last Ride) with Mickey Rourke from 1994. He plays a rodeo cowboy and Lori Singer (that does resemble Daryl Hannah) plays a young mechanic who's sexually abused by her brother (Peter Berg). The brother dies (but he's shot by the cops) and Rourke helps her escape the authorities. Here's a clip.


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Your description reminds me of "Mary and Max," a 2009 animated film about a girl who is pen-pals with an older disabled man. At the end, when Mary finally visits Max in person, she finds he has just died. He died of natural causes, not suicide, but the movie makes his death feel like a suicide in some ways, and the way she finds him is similar to finding a ...


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This sounds like Lady in White from 1988 with Lukas Haas, a horror film which mostly takes place in the early 60s about a boy encountering ghosts and a child murderer. In a subplot, a black janitor is blamed for the children's murders and in one scene, the mother of one of the victims stands up in church and asks why her boy wasn't spared. The janitor is ...


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"Signs" (2002, M. Knight Shyamalan) offers a version without the musical score on the DVD. The sound design is still pretty intense -- all the chirping cicadas and whooshing wind and scraping of metal on wood. But it's interesting.


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It sounds like the movie 13 http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0798817/ The father is in hospital, and his family is struggling financially. One day the son hears about a secret gambling ring in which a bunch of guys play Russian roulette. The guy who was supposed to be in it dies of a drug overdose, and the son goes in this guys place. However I can't ...


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Return from the Ashes, a British B&W thriller from 1965. From IMDb: Stanislaus Pilgrin, a Polish chess master and handsome gigolo, marries wealthy Jewish widow, Dr. Michele Wolf, an X-ray technician and has an affair with her step-daughter, Fabienne and then plots to murder them both in a scheme that will have him inherit their money. In the ...


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It is probably Outsourced. Todd Anderson (Josh Hamilton) has to travel to India when his department is outsourced. Todd is not happy but when his boss Dave informs him that quitting would mean losing his stock options, he goes to train his Indian replacement.


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Could this be The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, in which Judi Dench's character moves to India in retirement but finds herself training call centre staff to communicate more effectively, and humanely? Discovering that she cannot even afford the Marigold, Evelyn gets her first job, advising the staff of a marketing call centre how to better interact with ...


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The movie is called "Almost a Woman" (2002). A young woman named Esmeralda and her family move to New York from a rural area of Puerto Rico. The transition is difficult due to the many challenges she and her family face.


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The Long Firm maybe (http://www.bbc.co.uk/drama/longfirm/)? A while since I've seen it, but came to mind when I read the question


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The movie you're looking for seems to be War, starring Jet Li and Jason Statham: After his partner Tom Lone and family are killed apparently by the infamous and elusive assassin Rogue, FBI agent Jack Crawford becomes obsessed with revenge as his world unravels into a vortex of guilt and betrayal. Rogue eventually resurfaces to settle a score of his ...


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From your list, I think you like kind of drama films. The movies that come to my mind according to your list are, Hachiko Dead poet's society Forrest gump Green mile Rain Man Kramer vs kramer Check these movies and let me know if you like them. I will update the list if you like these sort of movies.


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This sounds like O Lucky Man!, a 1973 British horror film. The synopsis here includes bits about human heads on pig bodies as well as several other of the plot points you mentioned.


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May be it's God Bless the Child (1988)? Storyline: Single mother, Theresa Johnson, becomes homeless, loses her job and tries to survive with her young daughter, Hillary, through charities and public shelters. Written by Herman Seifer



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