Films seen during 2016

by Cine_Independiente_MX | created - 24 Nov 2018 | updated - 2 days ago | Public

These are the films I have seen (or revisited) during 2016,

No particular order.

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1. Horse Money (2014)

Unrated | 103 min | Drama

84 Metascore

"The time is now, a numbing and timeless present of hospital stays, bureaucratic questioning, and wandering through remembered spaces... and suddenly it is also then, the mid '70s and the ... See full summary »

Director: Pedro Costa | Stars: Ventura, Vitalina Varela, Tito Furtado, Benvindo Tavares

Votes: 1,228

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2. WVLNT: Wavelength For Those Who Don't Have The Time (2003)

15 min | Short

In 1967, Michael Snow presented an artistic short film called "Wavelength", revolving around a practically static shot of a room where the sound of waves and Beatles come crashing in order ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Snow

Votes: 34

3. The Tragedy of Man (2011)

160 min | Animation, Drama, History

Adam's and Eve's epic journey throughout history trying to find the meaning of human life. Do we grow in wisdom as centuries pass, or just drift towards an inevitable doom?

Director: Marcell Jankovics | Stars: Gyula Balázsi, Péter Benkö, Ágnes Bertalan, Péter Blaskó

Votes: 627

4. Raining in the Mountain (1979)

120 min | Action, Drama

An esquire and a General eyes a priceless handwritten scroll by Tripitaka, held in a Temple library. The Abbot of the Temple selects his successor.

Director: King Hu | Stars: Feng Hsu, Yueh Sun, Chun Shih, Feng Tien

Votes: 603

5. Bajrangbali (1976)

Not Rated | 176 min | Fantasy

Bhagwan Shri Bajrangbali was born in a Vanar family based in Kishigandha. His father was Pawan (God of Wind), and his mother Anjani. He had two brothers, Sugreev and Vali (aka Bali), and a ... See full summary »

Director: Chandrakant | Stars: Biswajit Chatterjee, Dara Singh, Moushumi Chatterjee, Mehmood

Votes: 71

6. Alakazam the Great (1960)

Not Rated | 84 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

A monkey king who learns the secrets of magic goes on a spree and causes no end of aggravation for the gods, who finally imprison him. In order to make up for all the trouble he's caused, ... See full summary »

Directors: Daisaku Shirakawa, Taiji Yabushita, Osamu Tezuka | Stars: Kiyoshi Komiyama, Noriko Shindô, Hideo Kinoshita, Setsuo Shinoda

Votes: 337

7. The Assassin (2015)

Not Rated | 105 min | Action, Drama, History

80 Metascore

A female assassin receives a dangerous mission to kill a political leader in eighth-century China.

Director: Hsiao-Hsien Hou | Stars: Qi Shu, Chen Chang, Yun Zhou, Satoshi Tsumabuki

Votes: 14,616 | Gross: $0.61M

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8. Dragonslayer (1981)

PG | 109 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

68 Metascore

A young wizarding apprentice is sent to kill a dragon which has been devouring girls from a nearby kingdom.

Director: Matthew Robbins | Stars: Peter MacNicol, Caitlin Clarke, Ralph Richardson, John Hallam

Votes: 13,995 | Gross: $14.11M

9. Buddha's Palm (1982)

93 min | Action, Fantasy

The Buddha's Palm, a technique by which an ordinary hand is transformed into a formidable force. Ku, a blind recluse living in a cave, knows its secret, which proves to be as much a blessing as a curse as it attracts all manner of mayhem.

Director: Taylor Wong | Stars: Tung-Shing Yee, On-On Yu, Kara Wai, Alex Man

Votes: 280

10. Divertimento (1992)

125 min | Drama

More than just an abbreviated form of "La Belle Noiseuse", Rivette re-cut his footage with some important differences in point of view - this one being more from Marianne's point of view.

Director: Jacques Rivette | Stars: Michel Piccoli, Jane Birkin, Emmanuelle Béart, Marianne Denicourt

Votes: 537

11. Sacco & Vanzetti (1971)

GP | 125 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

The story of two anarchists who were charged and unfairly tried for murder when it was really for their political convictions.

Director: Giuliano Montaldo | Stars: Gian Maria Volontè, Riccardo Cucciolla, Cyril Cusack, Rosanna Fratello

Votes: 2,493

12. Property Is No Longer a Theft (1973)

Not Rated | 126 min | Comedy, Drama

A bank cashier, who's allergic to banknotes, quits his job after an armed robbery. He decides to start a new life, as a thief. He starts by targeting a popular former client, a butcher. But being a neurotic Marxist has its drawbacks.

Director: Elio Petri | Stars: Ugo Tognazzi, Flavio Bucci, Daria Nicolodi, Mario Scaccia

Votes: 602

13. The Girls (1968)

Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

Three actresses prepare to go on the road in a theater production of Lysistrata, Aristophanes' classic comic play about women and war. As they re-assess and deal with the problems in their ... See full summary »

Director: Mai Zetterling | Stars: Bibi Andersson, Harriet Andersson, Gunnel Lindblom, Gunnar Björnstrand

Votes: 476

14. Ramayana: The Epic (2010)

98 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

Lord Rama, son of King Dashrath is sent for exile for 12 years. His wife Sita and brother Laxman accompanies him. But she is deceitfully kidnapped by Ravana, The King of Lanka. Thus a might... See full summary »

Director: Chetan Desai | Stars: Manoj Bajpayee, Juhi Chawla, Ashutosh Rana, Mukesh Rishi

Votes: 369

15. Joan the Woman (1916)

Passed | 138 min | Adventure, Drama, History

A WWI English officer is inspired the night before a dangerous mission by a vision of Joan of Arc, whose story he relives.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Geraldine Farrar, Raymond Hatton, Hobart Bosworth, Theodore Roberts

Votes: 480 | Gross: $1.32M

16. The Dead (1987)

PG | 83 min | Drama

Gabriel Conroy and wife Greta attend an early January dinner with friends at the home of his spinster aunts, an evening which results in an epiphany for both of them.

Director: John Huston | Stars: Anjelica Huston, Donal McCann, Helena Carroll, Cathleen Delany

Votes: 6,755 | Gross: $4.37M

17. The Queen of Spades (1916)

63 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

While hosting a game of cards one night, Narumov tells his friends a story about his grandmother, a Countess. As a young woman, she had once incurred an enormous gambling debt, which she ... See full summary »

Director: Yakov Protazanov | Stars: Tamara Duvan, Ivan Mozzhukhin, Vera Orlova, Nikolai Panov

Votes: 585

18. Knight of Cups (2015)

R | 118 min | Drama, Romance

53 Metascore

A writer indulging in all that Los Angeles and Las Vegas has to offer undertakes a search for love and self via a series of adventures with six different women.

Director: Terrence Malick | Stars: Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Natalie Portman, Brian Dennehy

Votes: 23,248 | Gross: $0.56M

19. Anomalisa (2015)

R | 90 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

88 Metascore

A man crippled by the mundanity of his life experiences something out of the ordinary.

Directors: Duke Johnson, Charlie Kaufman | Stars: David Thewlis, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tom Noonan

Votes: 60,788 | Gross: $3.76M

20. Kill Zone 2 (2015)

Not Rated | 120 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

73 Metascore

While undercover officer Kit is taken prisoner by the syndicate, he befriends his keeper and discovers an organ trafficking ring.

Director: Soi Cheang | Stars: Tony Jaa, Jing Wu, Simon Yam, Jin Zhang

Votes: 5,588

21. Zoolander 2 (2016)

PG-13 | 101 min | Action, Comedy

34 Metascore

Derek and Hansel are lured into modelling again, in Rome, where they find themselves the target of a sinister conspiracy.

Director: Ben Stiller | Stars: Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Penélope Cruz, Will Ferrell

Votes: 61,728 | Gross: $28.85M

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22. Red Cliff (2008)

R | 148 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

73 Metascore

The first chapter of a two-part story centered on a battle fought in China's Three Kingdoms period (220-280 A.D.).

Director: John Woo | Stars: Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Fengyi Zhang, Chen Chang

Votes: 42,213 | Gross: $0.63M

23. Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages (1916)

Passed | 197 min | Drama, History

96 Metascore

The story of a poor young woman, separated by prejudice from her husband and baby, is interwoven with tales of intolerance from throughout history.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Lillian Gish, Robert Harron, Mae Marsh, F.A. Turner

Votes: 13,265 | Gross: $2.18M

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24. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)

PG-13 | 151 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

44 Metascore

Fearing that the actions of Superman are left unchecked, Batman takes on the Man of Steel, while the world wrestles with what kind of a hero it really needs.

Director: Zack Snyder | Stars: Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Jesse Eisenberg

Votes: 595,455 | Gross: $330.36M

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25. Friends with Benefits (2011)

R | 109 min | Comedy, Romance

63 Metascore

A young man and woman decide to take their friendship to the next level without becoming a couple, but soon discover that adding sex only leads to complications.

Director: Will Gluck | Stars: Mila Kunis, Justin Timberlake, Patricia Clarkson, Jenna Elfman

Votes: 325,271 | Gross: $55.80M

26. Havoc in Heaven (1963)

Not Rated | 114 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Da Nao Tian Gong is a Chinese animated feature film directed by Wan Laiming and produced by all four of the Wan brothers. The film was created at the height of the Chinese animation ... See full summary »

Director: Wan Laiming | Stars: Yue-Feng Qiu, Run-Sheng Fu, Hans Alfredson, Ke Bi

Votes: 1,548

28. Iphigenia (1977)

Not Rated | 127 min | Drama

To appease offended gods before going to war, a commander must sacrifice his favorite daughter to them but does so under the pretext of marrying her off.

Director: Michael Cacoyannis | Stars: Irene Papas, Kostas Kazakos, Kostas Karras, Tatiana Papamoschou

Votes: 1,436

29. Ringing Bell (1978)

47 min | Animation, Drama, Family

An innocent lamb learns about life and death when he seeks revenge upon the wolf who slaughtered his mother.

Director: Masami Hata | Stars: Hitoshi Takagi, Minori Matsushima, Akira Kamiya, Taeko Nakanishi

Votes: 516

30. Gods of Egypt (2016)

PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

25 Metascore

Mortal hero Bek teams with the god Horus in an alliance against Set, the merciless god of darkness, who has usurped Egypt's throne, plunging the once peaceful and prosperous empire into chaos and conflict.

Director: Alex Proyas | Stars: Brenton Thwaites, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Gerard Butler, Chadwick Boseman

Votes: 99,164 | Gross: $31.15M

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31. Mojin - The Lost Legend (2015)

Not Rated | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

48 Metascore

In 1969 PRChina, two men survive a supernatural tomb. They later become tomb raiders with Shirley/Qi Shu. 20 years later in NYC, one is hired to find that tomb again and the 2 friends follow later.

Director: Wuershan | Stars: Kun Chen, Angelababy, Qi Shu, Keith Collea

Votes: 3,213 | Gross: $1.24M

32. Arjun: The Warrior Prince (2012)

Not Rated | 96 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

The tale of how Arjuna fought his inner self and became the legendary archer.

Director: Arnab Chaudhuri | Stars: Yudhveer Bakoliya, Ashok Banthia, Ravi Khanvilkar, Vijay Kashyap

Votes: 1,295 | Gross: $0.01M

33. Judex (1963)

Not Rated | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Favraux, an unscrupulous banker, receives a threatening note, signed by "Judex", demanding that he pay back the people he has swindled. He refuses, and apparently dies after a midnight ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Franju | Stars: Channing Pollock, Francine Bergé, Edith Scob, Théo Sarapo

Votes: 2,056

35. Val Lewton: The Man in the Shadows (2007 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 77 min | Documentary

Martin Scorsese narrates this tribute to Val Lewton, the producer of a series of memorable low-budget horror films for RKO Studios. Raised by his mother and his aunt, his films often ... See full summary »

Director: Kent Jones | Stars: Martin Scorsese, Elias Koteas, Orson Welles, Val E. Lewton

Votes: 523

36. My Dinner with Andre (1981)

PG | 110 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

83 Metascore

Two old friends meet for dinner; as one tells anecdotes detailing his experiences, the other notices their differing worldviews.

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Andre Gregory, Wallace Shawn, Jean Lenauer, Roy Butler

Votes: 16,237 | Gross: $5.25M

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37. Manakamana (2013)

Not Rated | 118 min | Documentary

86 Metascore

A documentary about a group of pilgrims who travel to Nepal to worship at the legendary Manakamana temple.

Directors: Stephanie Spray, Pacho Velez | Stars: Chabbi Lal Gandharba, Anish Gandharba, Bindu Gayek, Narayan Gayek

Votes: 656

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38. Chi-Raq (2015)

R | 127 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

77 Metascore

A modern day adaptation of the ancient Greek play Lysistrata by Aristophanes, set against the backdrop of gang violence in Chicago, Illinois.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Nick Cannon, Teyonah Parris, Wesley Snipes, Angela Bassett

Votes: 8,418 | Gross: $2.65M

39. Augustine of Hippo (1972 TV Movie)

121 min | Biography, History

This biography tells the life story of Augustine, the Bishop of Hippo, a North African region during the last years of the Roman Empire. The film details Augustine's struggle to maintain ... See full summary »

Director: Roberto Rossellini | Stars: Dary Berkani, Virgilio Gazzolo, Cesare Barbetti, Bruno Cattaneo

Votes: 147

41. The Flowers of St. Francis (1950)

Not Rated | 85 min | Biography, Drama, History

A series of vignettes depicting the lives of the original Franciscan monks, including their leader and the bumbling Ginepro.

Director: Roberto Rossellini | Stars: Aldo Fabrizi, Gianfranco Bellini, Peparuolo, Severino Pisacane

Votes: 2,972

42. Junkopia (1981)

6 min | Documentary, Short

A short film that shows Boundless, Surreal objects that are juxtaposed with our present World. Cars, Motorways, noise of our modern society; A giant city in the distance - all that shrouds ... See full summary »

Directors: John Chapman, Chris Marker, Frank Simeone | Star: Arielle Dombasle

Votes: 542

43. Lost Civilizations (1995– )
Episode: Mesopotamia: Return to Eden (1995)

Documentary

Explore the land of the Bible and see evidence of the world's oldest civilizations. Go back to the dawn of civilization, following clues that lead to the Garden of Eden.

Director: Robert H. Gardner | Star: Sam Waterston

Votes: 7

44. Am I Trying (1969)

91 min | Drama, Comedy, Romance

Tora-San, an itinerant peddler who is thrown out of his father's house twenty years before but reconnects with his aunt, uncle and sister Sakura. Tora wreaks some havoc in their lives, like getting drunk and silly at a marriage meeting.

Director: Yôji Yamada | Stars: Kiyoshi Atsumi, Chieko Baishô, Sachiko Mitsumoto, Chishû Ryû

Votes: 345

45. Super Mario Brothers: Great Mission to Rescue Princess Peach (1986)

TV-Y7 | 60 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

5.7