A Dozen Movies You May or May Not Have Seen

Lars and the Real Girl - 2007

Lars and the Real Girl - 2007 - A Dozen Movies You May or May Not Have Seen

Extremely shy Lars, finds it hard to make friends or socialize. His brother and sister-in-law worry about him, so when he announces that he has a girlfriend he met on the Internet, they are overjoyed. But Lars' new lady friend is a life-size love doll. Everyone, including the whole community learns to embrace Lars and his new found love.

Starring - Ryan Gosling, Emily Mortimer, Paul Schneider and Bianca, the love doll

Trailer - http://www.imdb.com/video/imdb/vi3585147161

Run Time - 1 hr 46 mins

House of D - 2004

House of D - 2004 - A Dozen Movies You May or May Not Have Seen

Tom Warshaw, 43, lives in Paris. On the occasion of missing his son's 13th birthday, he tells his upset ex-wife the story that made him come to France. As a kid, Tom lived in NYC , alone with his mother. He studied at St-Andrews High School and his best friend was the school's janitor, Pappass, a mentally challenged man. Tom and Pappass work together as delivery meat for a local butcher shop and save, in order to buy a much coveted bicycle.

Starring - Anton Yelchin, Robin Williams, Téa Leoni, David Duchovny ....

Trailer - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3w00GXmJ8KA

Run Time 1hr 37 mins

Jesus' Son - 1999

Jesus' Son - 1999 - A Dozen Movies You May or May Not Have Seen

Set in the early 1970's, it's a series of linked yet discrete stories that chart the "to hell and back" journey of a young man. Told in the way a person might recount their story over a drink, with all the mistakes and exaggerations, shifting back in time that inevitably occurs.

Starring - Billy Crudup, Jack Black, Dennis Hopper, Dennis Leary, Holly Hunter ....

Trailer - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4C7KjAd5PT4

Run Time - 1 hr 47 mins

The Sessions - 2012

The Sessions - 2012 - A Dozen Movies You May or May Not Have Seen

The Sessions constructs a story about the budding sexual life of real life Mark O'Brien, paralyzed from the neck down while relying on an iron lung for breathing support. Ends up finding solace in a relationship with an experienced sexual surrogate.

Starring - Helen Hunt, John Hawkes, William H. Macy, Rhea Perlman ....

Trailer - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6T7vqxwuWEM

Run Time - 1 hr 35 mins

Maria Full of Grace - 2004

Maria Full of Grace - 2004 - A Dozen Movies You May or May Not Have Seen

Seventeen year old Colombian Maria, is desperate, pregnant and unemployed. Needing work as soon as possible, she run's into charming Franklin, who offers her a dangerous job as a drug mule. But soon finds out just how her new line of work may be far riskier than it initially seemed.

Starring - Catalina Sandino Moreno, Guilied Lopez, Orlando Tobón ....

Trailer - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RZlgZGMVFFs

Run Time - 1 hr 41 mins

Goats - 2012

Goats - 2012 - A Dozen Movies You May or May Not Have Seen

Ellis is the most adult member of his eccentric family at 15 years old. His mom is a new age hippie that spends time with her younger boyfriend. His dad left home years ago and is more focused on his new family. And then there's Goat Man, the goat-herding sage who has lived in their pool house since Ellis was a child, teaching him the meaning of stability, commitment, and expanding one's mind.

Starring - David Duchovny, Graham Phillips, Ty Burrell, Minnie Driver .......

Trailer - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iJiz3SsY9fE

Run Time - 1 hr 34 mins

An Unfinished Life - 2005

An Unfinished Life - 2005 - A Dozen Movies You May or May Not Have Seen

Still reeling from his only son's death a decade ago, Einar Gilkyson, a tough-skinned rancher has let his ranch fall into ruin. Now, Einar spends his days caring for his long time friend and hired hand, Mitch, who was severely injured in an encounter with a grizzly bear. He intends to live out his days in this heartbroken solitude.. until the very person he blames for his son's automobile accident comes to town: his daughter-in-law.

Starring - Robert Redford, Morgan Freeman, Jennifer Lopez, Becca Gardner .....

Trailer - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A1NLVAWMEo8

 Run Time - 1 hr 48 mins

Smoke Signals - 1998

Smoke Signals - 1998 - A Dozen Movies You May or May Not Have Seen

Smoke Signals is a humorous yet serious story about Victor, a young Native American man trying to find his father, as he knew him as a child. Escorted by his friend Thomas, they go on an epic road trip, discovering not only the unknown, but also themselves. The movie gives us a glimpse into the contemporary Native American world, and is almost entirely cast by Native American's

Starring - Adam Beach, Evan Adams, Gary Farmer, Tom Skerritt ....

Trailer - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vQhviwp8j38

Run Time - 1 hr 29 mins

Drugstore Cowboy - 1989

Drugstore Cowboy - 1989 - A Dozen Movies You May or May Not Have Seen

A story that follows a foursome of addicts as they travel the Pacific Northwest, robbing pharmacies and hospitals trying to stay high. Rick and Nadine, the younger couple, creates the distractions, while Dianne preps the getaway's . All the while, Bob does the dirty work by breaking into cabinets and storerooms and grabbing whatever he can find to keep their habits fueled.

Starring - Matt Dillon, Kelly Lynch, Heather Graham, James Le Gros ....

Trailer - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2kAisBzpdg8

Run Time - 1 hr 42 mins

Leaves of Grass - 2009

Leaves of Grass - 2009 - A Dozen Movies You May or May Not Have Seen

The lives of identical twins, one an Ivy League philosophy professor, the other a small-time and brilliant marijuana grower, intertwine when the professor is lured back to his Oklahoma hometown for a doomed scheme.

Starring - Edward Norton, Edward Norton, Richard Dreyfuss, Susan Sarandon, Ty Burrell .....

Trailer - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1a5QepEU390

Run Time - 1 hr 45 mins

Under the Same Moon - 2007

Under the Same Moon - 2007 - A Dozen Movies You May or May Not Have Seen

Single mother Rosario leaves her young son, Carlitos in the care of his grandmother in Mexico and illegally crosses the border into the United States. She hopes to eventually make a better life for herself and her son. When Carlitos' grandmother passes away some years later, the boy begins the dangerous journey to join her.

Starring - Adrian Alonso, Kate del Castillo, Eugenio Derbez ....

Trailer - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9jCZgUiPixE

Run Time - 1 hr 46 mins

Before the Devil Knows You're Dead - 2007

Before the Devil Knows You're Dead - 2007 - A Dozen Movies You May or May Not Have Seen

Andy is an overextended broker in desperate need of some cash. His brother, Hank, isn't much better off, so when Andy hatches a plan to rob their parent's modest jewelry store, it seems like a foolproof way to make a quick buck.

Starring - Philip Seymour Hoffman, Ethan Hawke, Marisa Tomei, Albert Finney ....

Trailer - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Jhrxn7QVDc

Run Time - 1 hr 57 mins