The 50 Best Movies You've Never Seen (P.5)

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41. Rescue Dawn (2006)

During the Vietnam War, Dieter Dengler (Christian Bale), a U.S. fighter pilot, is shot down over Laos and taken captive by enemy soldiers. Interned in a POW camp, Dengler and his fellow prisoners (Steve Zahn, Jeremy Davies) endure torture, hunger and illness while they await their chance to escape.

 

42. The Rules of Attraction (2002)

Based on the novel by Bret Easton Ellis, "Rules" centers around Patrick Bateman's younger brother and his college friends bizarre mating rituals that mix sex, drugs, music and mayhem in a kaleidoscopic story about three students entangled in a curiously surreal romantic triangle...

 

43. Safe Men (1998)

Sam (Sam Rockwell) and Eddie (Steve Zahn) are just a couple of clueless, untalented singers. But, when they are mistaken for a pair of safecracking geniuses by a mobster named Veal Chop (Paul Giamatti), they are unwittingly sucked into a life of crime. Though they have no idea what they are doing, Sam and Eddie have no choice but to go along with the Mafia's orders and break into three safes. Things get even more complicated when Sam falls for the daughter of one of their robbery victims.

 

44. Smiley Face (2007)

Jane (Anna Faris), a struggling but perpetually stoned actress, has a busy day ahead. She has several important tasks on her list, including buying more marijuana. Even though she already has a good start on the day's planned drug use, she eats her roommate's pot-laced cupcakes and embarks on a series of misadventures all over Los Angeles.

 

45. Surfwise (2007)

Surfwise follows the odyssey of 85-year-old, legendary surfer Dr. Dorian "Doc" Paskowitz, his wife Juliette, and their nine children--all of whom were home-schooled on the beaches of Southern California, Hawaii, Mexico and Israel. They surfed every day of their lives and were forced to adhere to a strict diet and lifestyle by their passionate and demanding, health-conscious father. What happens to eight brothers and a sister that are raised under such extraordinary circumstances?

 

46. Together (2000)

Goran runs a Stockholm commune in the 1970s. The easygoing Goran does his best to keep the peace between the politically contentious people around him, many of whom are drunk or stoned on a regular basis. When Goran's sister Elisabeth (Lisa Lindgren) flees from her abusive husband, her arrival at the commune significantly changes its dynamics. Elisabeth's two children bring change, agitating for TV and meat and driving away the commune's purists as tensions spread.

 

47. Two Family House (2000)

Story of a lovable loser in pursuit of an elusive dream. Buddy, a frustrated singer with genuine talent, once had a shot at the big time. Discouraged from aiming too high by his pragmatic wife, Buddy's modest dreams of greatness have been reduced to an endless series of failed moneymaking schemes. But this time, Buddy is certain he has come up with a plan that will work. He wants to buy a two family house for him and his wife and convert the ground floor into a bar where Buddy can perform.

 

48. Walking and Talking (1996)

Amelia (Catherine Keener) is jealous when her closest friend and roommate, Laura (Anne Heche), moves out to live with her fiancé. Suddenly alone, Amelia takes a pessimistic look at her own life. Her pet name for Bill (Kevin Corrigan), the last guy she dated, is the "Ugly Guy"; her conversations with her ex-boyfriend, Andrew (Liev Schreiber), usually devolve into name-calling; and her beloved cat has come down with cancer. She then tries to put aside her envy and rely on Laura for support.

 

49. Wendy and Lucy (2008)

Wendy (Michelle Williams), a near-penniless drifter, is traveling to Alaska in search of work, and her only companion is her dog, Lucy. Already perilously close to losing everything, Wendy hits a bigger bump in the road when her old car breaks down and she is arrested for shoplifting dog food. When she posts bail and returns to retrieve Lucy, she finds that the dog is gone, prompting a frantic search for her pet.

 

50. Wristcutters: A Love Story (2006)

Despondent after breaking up with his girlfriend, Zia (Patrick Fugit) kills himself and wakes up in a bland purgatory populated by other suicides. He takes a job at Kamikaze Pizza and befriends a Russian rocker named Eugene (Shea Whigham) while trying to make the best of a very dull afterlife. Learning that his ex-girlfriend has also killed herself, Zia embarks on a road trip with Eugene to find her, picking up a feisty hitchhiker (Shannyn Sossamon) along the way.

 

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