NETFLIX Genre: Critically-acclaimed Independent Movies



Netflix box art for 50/50 50/50
2011 / 99
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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 The Blair Witch Project Blair Witch Project, The
1999 / 2.9 / 80
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Three student filmmakers march into the woods to make a documentary about a fabled witch credited with a string of murders dating back 200 years. Film students get lost in the woods searching for a legendary witch. It's the scariest all-nighter of their lives.

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Netflix box art for Computer Chess Computer Chess
2013 / 2.8 / 91
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This comedic period piece portrays a 1980s chess tournament in which human competitors get their first crack at vying against a machine. In the epic battle of man versus machine, no one really comes out a winner. These chess nerds need to lighten up.

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Netflix box art for Crash Crash
2004 / 107
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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 The Dish Dish, The
2000 / 100

An Australian village is thrust into the spotlight when NASA uses its satellite radio dish to serve as a backup transmitter for the 1969 moon mission. A small town with a big telescope and a huge responsibility: Broadcast the first moon landing. They almost missed it.

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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 Junebug Junebug
2005 / 106
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When a big-city art dealer travels to North Carolina to meet her new husband's small-town family, their trip gives rise to a multitude of problems.

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Netflix box art for Precious: Based on the Novel by Sapphire Precious: Based on the Novel by Sapphire
2009 / 105

Visciously abused by her parents, Harlem teen Precious has an unexpected chance at a different life when she enrolls in an alternative school. Abused, illiterate and pregnant, her life's been nothing but a nightmare. But two women won't give up hope for her.

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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 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 The Wrestler Wrestler, The
2008 / 109
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A retired professional wrestler returns to the ring to work his way up the circuit for one last shot at defeating his longtime rival. His career is ending and his life is a shambles. But this battered boxer is determined to go one more round.

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