Unique Art House films I’ve seen :: FilmListography


List unique art house films you’ve seen
courtesy of Film Listography : Your Life In (Play)Lists

1. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
Written by Charlie Kaufman, Pierre Bismuth and Michel Gondry
Directed by Michel Gondry

This is it, Joel. It’s going to be gone soon.” ~ Clementine


2. Lost in Translation (2003)
Written and Directed by Sofia Coppola

“You’ll figure that out. The more you know who you are, and what you want, the less you let things upset you.” ~ Bob


3. Boyhood (2014)
Written and Directed by Richard Linklater

Because I don’t have all the answers.” ~ Mom


4. Henry and June (1990)
Written by Anais Nin, Philip Kaufman and Rose Kaufman
Directed by Philip Kaufman

“Love? You just want experience. You’re a writer. You make love to whatever you need. You’re just like Henry.” ~ June

5. Me Without You (2001)
Written by Sandra Goldbacher and Laurence Coriat
Directed by Sandra Goldbacher

“There’s no me without you!” ~ Marina


6. Wild at Heart (1990)
Written by Barry Gifford and David Lynch
Directed by David Lynch

This whole world’s wild at heart and weird on top.” ~ Lula


7. Brick (2005)
Written and Directed by Rian Johnson

“I’ve got knives in my eyes, I’m going home sick.” ~ Brendan


8. Mulholland Drive (2001)
Written and Directed by David Lynch

When you see the girl in the picture that was shown to you earlier today, you will say, “this is the girl”. The rest of the cast can stay, that’s up to you. But the choice for that lead girl is NOT up to you. Now… you will see me one more time, if you do good. You will see me… two more times, if you do bad. Good night.” ~ Cowboy


9. Fish Tank (2009)
Written and Directed by Andrea Arnold

“You need sortin’ out, you do.” ~ Connor


10. Donnie Darko (2001)
Written and Directed by Richard Kelly

“Why are you wearing that stupid man suit?” ~ Frank


11. Magnolia (1999)
Written and Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson

The book says, “We might be through with the past, but the past ain’t through with us.” ~ Jimmy


12. Stranger Than Fiction (2006)
Written by Zach Helm
Directed by Marc Forster

“I brought you some flours.” ~ Harold


13. Only Lovers Left Alive (2013)
Written by Marion Bessay and Jim Jarmusch

“How can you’ve live for so long and still not get it? This self obsession is a waste of living. It could be spend in surviving things, appreciating nature, nurturing kindness and friendship, and dancing. You have been pretty lucky in love though, if I may say so.” ~ Eve


14. The Sweet Hereafter (1997)
Written by Russell Banks and Atom Egoyan
Directed by Atom Egoyan

She loved us both equally then… Just as she hates us both equally now.” ~ Mitchell


15. Ex Machina (2015)
Written and Directed by Alex Garland

“Isn’t it strange, to create something that hates you?” ~ Ava


16. Stranger Than Paradise (1984)
Written and Directed by Jim Jarmusch

You know, it’s funny… you come to someplace new, an’… and everything looks just the same.” ~ Eddie


17. 9 Songs (2004)
Written and Directed by Michael Winterbottom

“Sometimes you have to have faith in people.” ~ Lisa


18. Tonight You’re Mine (2011)
Written by Thomas Leveritt
Directed by David Mackenzie

“Nobody is going to save the planet but you folks, you know that? You cram a hundred thousand people together, no music. What do you get? A riot. You give them music, we all in this together. Music turns a mob into a movement.” ~ The Prophet


19. My Own Private Idaho (1991)
Written by William Shakespeare and Gus Van Sant
Directed by Gus Van Sant

“I’m a connoisseur of roads. I’ve been tasting roads my whole life. This road will never end. It probably goes all around the world.” ~ Mike


20. Until the End of the World (1991)
Written by Michael Almereyda, Solveig Dommartin and Wim Wenders
Directed by Wim Wenders

Life ends. But I’ve seen, finally, after these years. This is our story, my darling. What a chase it has been. What a dance.” ~ Edith

until-the-end-of-world-claire-road-movie-1991-sci-fi-wim-wenders21. Me and You and Everyone We Know (2005)
Written and Directed by Miranda July

We have a whole life to live together you fucker, but it can’t start until you call.” ~ Christine

me-and-you-and-everyone-we-know-122. Being John Malkovich (1999)
Written by Charlie Kaufman
Directed by Spike Jonze

“You don’t know how lucky you are being a monkey. Because consciousness is a terrible curse. I think. I feel. I suffer. And all I ask in return is the opportunity to do my work. And they won’t allow it… because I raise issues.” ~ Craig

123. Requiem for a Dream (2000)
Written by Hubert Selby Jr.and Darren Aronofsky
Directed by Darren Aronofsky

Somebody like you can really make things all right for me.” ~ Harry

124. Her (2013)
Written and Directed by Spike Jonze

We are only here briefly, and in this moment I want to allow myself joy.” ~ Amy

125. Comet (2014)
Written and Directed by Sam Esmail

And whatever universe that is that’s the one where my heart lives in.” ~ Dell

126. Ruby Sparks (2012)
Written by Zoe Kazan
Directed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris

“I’m not writing about you. I wrote you.” ~ Calvin

27. The Babadook (2014)
Written and Directed by Jennifer Kent

“I’m sick, Sam. I need help. I just spoke with Mrs. Roach. We’re gonna stay there tonight. You want that? I wanna make it up for you, Sam. I want you to meet your dad. It’s beautiful there. You’ll be happy.” ~ Amelia


28. The Truman Show (1998)
Written by Andrew Niccol
Directed by Peter Weir

“You never had a camera in my head!” ~ Truman

129. Ghost World (2001)
Written by Daniel Clowes and Terry Zwigoff
Directed by Terry Zwigoff

“I can’t relate to 99% of humanity.” ~ Seymour

130. The Doom Generation (1995)
Written and Directed by Gregg Araki

“Ever feel like reality is more twisted than dreams?” ~ Jordan


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