With Alta Films (Sorted by Year Ascending)



1. Strike (1925)

Not Rated | 82 min | Drama

7.6
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A group of oppressed factory workers go on strike in pre-revolutionary Russia.

Director: Sergei M. Eisenstein | Stars: Grigoriy Aleksandrov, Maksim Shtraukh, Mikhail Gomorov, I. Ivanov

Votes: 6,466

2. Battleship Potemkin (1925)

Not Rated | 66 min | Drama, History, Thriller

8.0
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In the midst of the Russian Revolution of 1905, the crew of the battleship Potemkin mutiny against the brutal, tyrannical regime of the vessel's officers. The resulting street demonstration in Odessa brings on a police massacre.

Director: Sergei M. Eisenstein | Stars: Aleksandr Antonov, Vladimir Barskiy, Grigoriy Aleksandrov, Ivan Bobrov

Votes: 49,412 | Gross: $0.05M

3. Mother (1926)

Not Rated | 89 min | Drama

7.5
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The Film Version Of Gorki's Great Story Of The 1905 Revolution

Director: Vsevolod Pudovkin | Stars: Vera Baranovskaya, Nikolay Batalov, Aleksandr Chistyakov, Anna Zemtsova

Votes: 2,279

4. Moscow That Weeps and Laughs (1927)

Not Rated | 60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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Natasha and her grandfather live in a cottage near Moscow, making hats for Madame Irène. Madame and her husband have told the housing committee that Natasha rents a room from them; this ... See full summary »

Director: Boris Barnet | Stars: Anna Sten, Vladimir Mikhaylov, Vladimir Fogel, Ivan Koval-Samborsky

Votes: 560

5. The End of St. Petersburg (1927)

Not Rated | 85 min | Drama

7.3
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A peasant comes to St. Petersburg to find work. He unwittingly helps in the arrest of an old village friend who is now a labor leader. The unemployed peasant is also arrested and sent to ... See full summary »

Directors: Vsevolod Pudovkin, Mikhail Doller | Stars: Aleksandr Chistyakov, Vera Baranovskaya, Ivan Chuvelyov, V. Obolensky

Votes: 1,375

6. October (Ten Days that Shook the World) (1927)

95 min | Drama, History

7.4
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A large-scale view on the events of 1917 in Russia, when the monarchy was overthrown.

Directors: Grigoriy Aleksandrov, Sergei M. Eisenstein | Stars: Boris Livanov, Nikolay Popov, Vasili Nikandrov, Layaschenko

Votes: 6,474

7. Kapò (1960)

116 min | Drama, War

7.6
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A young Jewish girl leads an escape attempt from a concentration camp.

Director: Gillo Pontecorvo | Stars: Susan Strasberg, Laurent Terzieff, Emmanuelle Riva, Didi Perego

Votes: 1,735

8. Belle de Jour (1967)

R | 100 min | Drama

7.7
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A frigid young housewife decides to spend her midweek afternoons as a prostitute.

Director: Luis Buñuel | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Jean Sorel, Michel Piccoli, Geneviève Page

Votes: 36,921 | Gross: $0.03M

9. Stalker (1979)

Not Rated | 162 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

8.2
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A guide leads two men through an area known as the Zone to find a room that grants wishes.

Director: Andrei Tarkovsky | Stars: Alisa Freyndlikh, Aleksandr Kaydanovskiy, Anatoliy Solonitsyn, Nikolay Grinko

Votes: 102,783 | Gross: $0.23M

10. Dark Habits (1983)

Not Rated | 114 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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A nightclub singer seeks refuge with gay nuns on dope in a Madrid convent.

Director: Pedro Almodóvar | Stars: Cristina Sánchez Pascual, Will More, Laura Cepeda, Miguel Zúñiga

Votes: 5,675

11. The Adjuster (1991)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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A reflection about what makes everyone's life unique, through the story of Noah's family. Noah is an adjuster, having sex with his customers. His wife Hera watches pornographic movies for ... See full summary »

Director: Atom Egoyan | Stars: Elias Koteas, Arsinée Khanjian, Maury Chaykin, Gabrielle Rose

Votes: 2,955 | Gross: $0.40M

12. Aujourd'hui peut-être... (1991)

90 min | Drama

6.8
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The Italian widow Bertille decides to sell her real estate in Loiret in the countryside of France and organizes a family lunch party. Bertille wishes to split the money among her sons and ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Louis Bertuccelli | Stars: Giulietta Masina, Véronique Silver, Éva Darlan, Jean Benguigui

Votes: 38

13. The Boy Who Cried Bitch (1991)

105 min | Drama, Thriller

6.5
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A psychotic 12 year old makes life hell for his emotionally frail mother.

Director: Juan José Campanella | Stars: Harley Cross, Karen Young, Jesse Bradford, J.D. Daniels

Votes: 332

14. Rex the Runt (1991–2001)
Episode: How Dinosaurs Became Extinct (1991)

73 min | Animation, Comedy

6.1
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Director: Richard Starzak

Votes: 31

15. Rex the Runt (1991–2001)
Episode: Dreams (1991)

2 min | Animation, Comedy

5.3
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In his dreams, Rex visits a myriad of lands, lads, and a doll that looks surprisingly like Barbie.

Director: Richard Starzak

Votes: 36

16. Woman of the Port (1991)

110 min | Drama

6.7
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Perla, a prostitute and the star in a miserable cabaret in the docks, falls in love with a sailor without knowing that he is her brother. Tomasa, Perla's mother, tries to prevent this ... See full summary »

Director: Arturo Ripstein | Stars: Evangelina Sosa, Alonso Echánove, Damián Alcázar, Patricia Reyes Spíndola

Votes: 172

17. The People at Universal (1991)

110 min | Drama

7.6
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This is a dark comedy that takes place in an urban jungle, where each has to ensure its own survival. No one is bad, but all acting for his own benefit and without measure if their actions ... See full summary »

Director: Felipe Aljure | Stars: Álvaro Rodríguez, Jennifer Steffens, Robinson Díaz, Ani Aristizábal

Votes: 584

18. Adam (1992)

6 min | Animation, Short

6.6
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When The Hand of God creates Adam, he must learn the ways of the world, and can only hope for company...

Director: Peter Lord | Star: Nick Upton

Votes: 503

19. Una estación de paso (1992)

93 min | Drama, Romance

5.1
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As he does at the end of every summer, Antonio climbs onto his roof to sweep out his chimney. From this vantage point, he sees that repairs have begun on one of the neighbouring houses - ... See full summary »

Director: Gracia Querejeta | Stars: Omero Antonutti, Santiago Alonso, Bibi Andersson, Luis Crespo

Votes: 49

20. The Best Intentions (1992)

Not Rated | 182 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.8
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The story of Ingmar Bergman's parents. In 1909, poor, idealistic theology student Henrik Bergman falls in love with Anna Åkerbloom, the intelligent, educated daughter of a rich family in ... See full summary »

Director: Bille August | Stars: Samuel Fröler, Pernilla August, Max von Sydow, Ghita Nørby

Votes: 2,732 | Gross: $1.25M

21. In the Soup (1992)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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A neurotic nebbish lives in 2 worlds: the fantasy of winning his dream-girl via a hit movie, and the meager existence he scrapes out from very odd jobs, such as thesping in an arty ... See full summary »

Director: Alexandre Rockwell | Stars: Steve Buscemi, Seymour Cassel, Jennifer Beals, Pat Moya

Votes: 2,533 | Gross: $0.26M

22. The Long Day Closes (1992)

PG | 85 min | Biography, Drama

7.4
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85 Metascore

A young British boy comes of age among his loving family and the austere Catholic Church as he realizes his love of cinema and his homosexuality.

Director: Terence Davies | Stars: Leigh McCormack, Marjorie Yates, Anthony Watson, Nicholas Lamont

Votes: 2,513 | Gross: $0.16M

23. Léolo (1992)

Not Rated | 107 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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Young Leo Lauzon is torn between two worlds - the squalid Montreal tenement that he inhabits with his severely dysfunctional (and largely insane) family, and the imaginative world that he ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Claude Lauzon | Stars: Maxime Collin, Ginette Reno, Gilbert Sicotte, Julien Guiomar

Votes: 6,447 | Gross: $0.61M

24. An Independent Life (1992)

97 min | Drama

6.5
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Little Valerka has become a real teenager. He discovers love.

Director: Vitali Kanevsky | Stars: Pavel Nazarov, Dinara Drukarova, Toshihiro Vatanabe, Elena Popova

Votes: 147

25. Swoon (1992)

Unrated | 93 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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The true story of gay lovers, Richard Loeb and Nathan Leopold Jr. who kidnapped and murdered a child in the early 1920s for kicks. The plot covers the months before the crime, the ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Kalin | Stars: Daniel Schlachet, Craig Chester, Ron Vawter, Michael Kirby

Votes: 1,500 | Gross: $0.34M

26. Loves Me... Loves Me Not (1993)

8 min | Animation, Short

6.3
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A young man is in love with an image in a picture frame. To find out if the love he feels is returned he picks a flower and starts picking the petals off it.

Director: Jeff Newitt

Votes: 207

27. El aliento del diablo (1993)

90 min | Adventure, Drama

6.7
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In the Middle Ages, Damián, a mute hunter, dreams of a better place than the one he has been living in with his family. One day, accompanied by Priscila, his beautiful wife, Pablo, his mute... See full summary »

Director: Paco Lucio | Stars: Aleksandr Kaydanovskiy, Valentina Vargas, Fernando Guillén, Tito Valverde

Votes: 32

28. A Man in Uniform (1993)

R | 99 min | Drama, Thriller

6.7
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Henry Adler, a bank employee and actor, is cast as a cop in an upcoming television series but he begins to take his duties seriously.

Director: David Wellington | Stars: Tom McCamus, Brigitte Bako, Kevin Tighe, David Hemblen

Votes: 540 | Gross: $0.09M

29. Naked (1993)

Not Rated | 132 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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84 Metascore

Parallel tales of two sexually obsessed men, one hurting and annoying women physically and mentally, one wandering around the city talking to strangers and experiencing dimensions of life.

Director: Mike Leigh | Stars: David Thewlis, Lesley Sharp, Katrin Cartlidge, Greg Cruttwell

Votes: 31,315 | Gross: $1.77M

30. Paris, France (1993)

NC-17 | 112 min | Comedy, Drama

5.2
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Lucy (Leslie Hope), her husband Michael (Victor Ertmanis), and their business partner William (Dan Left) are the owners of a small publishing company in Toronto. The stability of their ... See full summary »

Director: Jerry Ciccoritti | Stars: Leslie Hope, Peter Outerbridge, Victor Ertmanis, Dan Lett

Votes: 433

31. Raining Stones (1993)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Comedy

7.4
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This Ken Loach film tells the story of a man devoted to his family and his religion. Proud, though poor, Bob wants his little girl to have a beautiful (and costly) brand-new dress for her ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Bruce Jones, Julie Brown, Gemma Phoenix, Ricky Tomlinson

Votes: 3,832 | Gross: $0.09M

32. Ruby in Paradise (1993)

R | 114 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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A young woman struggles for independence and identity in a small Florida tourist town.

Director: Victor Nunez | Stars: Ashley Judd, Todd Field, Bentley Mitchum, Allison Dean

Votes: 2,265 | Gross: $1.00M

33. Screen Two (1985–2002)
Episode: The Snapper (1993)

R | 91 min | Drama

7.3
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83 Metascore

Set in Ireland, Sharon Curley is a 20 year old living with her parents and many brothers and sisters. When she gets herself pregnant and refuses to name the father, she becomes the talk of ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Colm Meaney, Tina Kellegher, Ruth McCabe, Eanna MacLiam

Votes: 5,419 | Gross: $3.32M

34. Tout le monde n'a pas eu la chance d'avoir des parents communistes (1993)

90 min | Comedy, Fantasy

5.6
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Irène, a strong french believer of communist utopia, is the happiest one when the Red Army Chorus announce they are coming to the Parisian stage.

Director: Jean-Jacques Zilbermann | Stars: Josiane Balasko, Maurice Bénichou, Catherine Hiegel, Jean-François Dérec

Votes: 278

35. The Wrong Trousers (1993)

Not Rated | 30 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

8.3
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Wallace takes in a new lodger, a devious penguin. Sporting some techno-trousers, the penguin plans a grand theft, a plan that involves putting Wallace in danger.

Director: Nick Park | Stars: Peter Sallis, Peter Hawkins

Votes: 48,407

36. Dear Diary (1993)

Unrated | 100 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.3
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Nanni Moretti directs himself playing himself in this wry look at life. Presented in three chapters, Moretti uses the experiences of traveling on his motor-scooter, cruising with his friend... See full summary »

Director: Nanni Moretti | Stars: Nanni Moretti, Renato Carpentieri, Giovanna Bozzolo, Sebastiano Nardone

Votes: 6,612 | Gross: $0.47M

37. Amateur (1994)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.9
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53 Metascore

Isabelle is an ex-nun waiting for her special mission from God. In the meantime, she is making a living writing pornography. She meets Thomas, a sweet, confused amnesiac who cannot remember... See full summary »

Director: Hal Hartley | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Martin Donovan, Elina Löwensohn, Damian Young

Votes: 5,223 | Gross: $0.86M

38. Exotica (1994)

R | 103 min | Drama

7.1
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71 Metascore

A man plagued by neuroses frequents the club Exotica in an attempt to find solace, but even there his past is never far away.

Director: Atom Egoyan | Stars: Bruce Greenwood, Elias Koteas, Don McKellar, Mia Kirshner

Votes: 16,955 | Gross: $4.18M

39. Fresh (1994)

R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.6
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81 Metascore

Death and violence anger a twelve-year-old drug courier, who sets his employers against each other.

Director: Boaz Yakin | Stars: Sean Nelson, Giancarlo Esposito, Samuel L. Jackson, N'Bushe Wright

Votes: 11,426 | Gross: $8.09M

40. Ladybird Ladybird (1994)

R | 101 min | Drama

7.4
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This Ken Loach docu-drama relates the story of a British woman's fight with Social Services over the care of her children. Maggie has a history of bouncing from one abusive relationship to ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Crissy Rock, Vladimir Vega, Sandie Lavelle, Mauricio Venegas

Votes: 2,968 | Gross: $0.15M

41. Lamerica (1994)

116 min | Drama

7.5
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Two Italian racketeers come to Albania just after the fall of the communists to set up a fictive firm and pocket the grants. They need a stooge. They choose an old one in a jail : Spiro. ... See full summary »

Director: Gianni Amelio | Stars: Enrico Lo Verso, Michele Placido, Piro Milkani, Carmelo Di Mazzarelli

Votes: 1,970 | Gross: $0.44M

42. The Last Seduction (1994)

R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.0
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85 Metascore

A devious sexpot steals her husband's drug money and hides out in a small town where she meets the perfect dupe for her next scheme.

Director: John Dahl | Stars: Linda Fiorentino, Peter Berg, Bill Pullman, Michael Raysses

Votes: 19,558 | Gross: $6.14M

43. Maite (1994)

92 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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Add a Plot

Directors: Eneko Olasagasti, Carlos Zabala | Stars: Carlos Acosta-Milian, Xabier Aguirre, Mayra Luz Aleman, Agustín Arrazola

Votes: 32

44. Sexo oral (1994)

114 min | Documentary

5.7
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Sixty people, including those who have worked making the film, talk about sex: what's it, how was their first time, when did they masturbate for the first time, what do they think about ... See full summary »

Director: Chus Gutiérrez | Stars: Ángel Baltasar, Gloria Berrocal, Aldo del Cecco, Paco Delgado

Votes: 60

45. Shallow Grave (1994)

R | 89 min | Crime, Thriller

7.3
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67 Metascore

Three friends discover their new flatmate dead but loaded with cash.

Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: Kerry Fox, Christopher Eccleston, Ewan McGregor, Ken Stott

Votes: 53,943 | Gross: $2.88M

46. Shopping (1994)

R | 87 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.4
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You've run out of options, no school, no job. Steal a car, smash a shop with a heavy car and reap the proceeds! This movie is about underground England. The causes, the benefits, and the result of a life of 'crash and carry.'

Director: Paul W.S. Anderson | Stars: Sadie Frost, Jude Law, Sean Pertwee, Fraser James

Votes: 2,431

47. Somebody to Love (1994)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama

5.3
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Mercedes is a taxi dancer who wants to be an actress. She's involved with the married Harry, who considers himself a respected actor. Ernesto is in love with Mercedes, but he doesn't dance or have money.

Director: Alexandre Rockwell | Stars: Rosie Perez, Harvey Keitel, Anthony Quinn, Michael DeLorenzo

Votes: 641

48. Six Days, Six Nights (1994)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

5.6
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Alice is a promising young artist in Paris. Her boyfriend Franck, a boxer, has just moved in to her attic flat. Then her sister Elsa, a bored housewife, leaves her unfaithful husband Thomas... See full summary »

Director: Diane Kurys | Stars: Anne Parillaud, Béatrice Dalle, Patrick Aurignac, Bernard Verley

Votes: 332

49. Cold Fever (1995)

Unrated | 83 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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A Japanese businessman travels to Iceland and has a series of misadventures while venturing to a remote area to perform a traditional burial ritual where his parents died several years back.

Director: Friðrik Þór Friðriksson | Stars: Masatoshi Nagase, Lili Taylor, Fisher Stevens, Gísli Halldórsson

Votes: 1,659 | Gross: $0.34M

50. Guantanamera (1995)

TV-14 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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It is a satire about life in Cuba. The members of a funeral procession and some truckdrivers who have to take the same route begin to talk about god and the world ending up in discovering ... See full summary »

Directors: Tomás Gutiérrez Alea, Juan Carlos Tabío | Stars: Carlos Cruz, Mirta Ibarra, Jorge Perugorría, Raúl Eguren

Votes: 1,371 | Gross: $0.75M


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