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The Best Mature Movies on Kanopy

Finding a good Mature movie to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Mature movies of all time streaming on Kanopy.

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1. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

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7.8/10
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88/100
Released: 2009Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Swedish thriller based on Stieg Larsson's novel about a male journalist and a young female hacker. In the opening of the movie, Mikael Blomkvist, a middle-aged publisher for the magazine Millennium, loses a libel case brought by corrupt Swedish industrialist Hans-Erik Wennerström. Nevertheless, he is hired by Henrik Vanger in order to solve a cold case, the disappearance of Vanger's niece

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PopcornFlix & Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Fandor, Sundance Now & 1 other) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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2. The 400 Blows

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8.1/10
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86/100
Released: 1959
Crime, Drama

What it's about: For young Parisian boy Antoine Doinel, life is one difficult situation after another. Surrounded by inconsiderate adults, including his neglectful parents, Antoine spends his days with his best friend, Rene, trying to plan for a better life. When one of their schemes goes awry, Antoine ends up in trouble with the law, leading to even more conflicts with unsympathetic authority figures.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, The Criterion Channel & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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3. The Lighthouse

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7.6/10
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85/100
Released: 2019Rated: R
Fantasy, Horror

What it's about: Two lighthouse keepers try to maintain their sanity while living on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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4. Burning

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7.5/10
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83/100
Released: 2018Rated: R
Drama, Mystery

What it's about: Deliveryman Jongsu is out on a job when he runs into Haemi, a girl who once lived in his neighborhood. She asks if he'd mind looking after her cat while she's away on a trip to Africa. On her return she introduces to Jongsu an enigmatic young man named Ben, who she met during her trip. And one day Ben tells Jongsu about his most unusual hobby...

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix, Kanopy & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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5. The Squid and the Whale

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7.3/10
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82/100
Released: 2005Rated: R
Comedy, Independent

What it's about: Based on the true childhood experiences of Noah Baumbach and his brother, The Squid and the Whale tells the touching story of two young boys dealing with their parents divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980's.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix, The Criterion Channel & 1 other) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 4 others).

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6. Dogtooth

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7.3/10
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82/100
Released: 2009
Drama, Thriller

What it's about: Three teenagers are confined to an isolated country estate that could very well be on another planet. The trio spend their days listening to endless homemade tapes that teach them a whole new vocabulary. Any word that comes from beyond their family abode is instantly assigned a new meaning. Hence 'the sea' refers to a large armchair and 'zombies' are little yellow flowers. Having invented a brother whom they claim to have ostracized for his disobedience, the uber-controlling parents terrorize their offspring into submission.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a subscription service (Shudder, The Criterion Channel, Kanopy & 1 other) & rent or buy from $2.00 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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7. Belle de Jour

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7.7/10
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81/100
Released: 1967Rated: R
Drama, Romance

What it's about: Beautiful young housewife Séverine Serizy cannot reconcile her masochistic fantasies with her everyday life alongside dutiful husband Pierre. When her lovestruck friend Henri mentions a secretive high-class brothel run by Madame Anais, Séverine begins to work there during the day under the name Belle de Jour. But when one of her clients grows possessive, she must try to go back to her normal life.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, The Criterion Channel & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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8. Mustang

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7.6/10
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81/100
Released: 2015Rated: PG-13
Drama

What it's about: In a Turkish village, five orphaned sisters live under strict rule while members of their family prepare their arranged marriages.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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9. Three Colors: White

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7.6/10
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80/100
Released: 1994Rated: R
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Polish immigrant Karol Karol finds himself out of a marriage, a job and a country when his French wife, Dominique, divorces him after six months due to his impotence. Forced to leave France after losing the business they jointly owned, Karol enlists fellow Polish expatriate Mikolah to smuggle him back to their homeland.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (iTunes).

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10. Dead Ringers

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7.3/10
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80/100
Released: 1988Rated: R
Drama, Horror

What it's about: Elliot, a successful gynecologist, works at the same practice as his identical twin, Beverly. Elliot is attracted to many of his patients and has affairs with them. When he inevitably loses interest, he will give the woman over to Beverly, the meeker of the two, without the woman knowing the difference. Beverly falls hard for one of the patients, Claire, but when she inadvertently deceives him, he slips into a state of madness.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PopcornFlix & Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Starz, Shout Factory TV & 2 others), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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11. Vivre Sa Vie

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8.0/10
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79/100
Released: 1962
Drama

What it's about: Twelve episodic tales in the life of a Parisian woman and her slow descent into prostitution.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, The Criterion Channel & Kanopy).

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12. First Reformed

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7.1/10
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79/100
Released: 2018Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: A pastor of a small church in upstate New York starts to spiral out of control after a soul-shaking encounter with an unstable environmental activist and his pregnant wife.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Kanopy & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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13. Once Were Warriors

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7.9/10
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79/100
Released: 1994Rated: R
Crime, Independent

What it's about: A drama about a Maori family living in Auckland, New Zealand. Lee Tamahori tells the story of Beth Heke’s strong will to keep her family together during times of unemployment and abuse from her violent and alcoholic husband.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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14. Sansho the Bailiff

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8.4/10
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79/100
Released: 1954
Drama, Independent

What it's about: In medieval Japan a compassionate governor is sent into exile. His wife and children try to join him, but are separated, and the children grow up amid suffering and oppression.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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15. Perfume: The Story of a Murderer

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7.5/10
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79/100
Released: 2006Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, born in the stench of 18th century Paris, develops a superior olfactory sense, which he uses to create the world's finest perfumes. However, his work takes a dark turn as he tries to preserve scents in the search for the ultimate perfume.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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16. A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

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78/100
Released: 2014
Horror, Drama

What it's about: In the Iranian ghost-town Bad City, a place that reeks of death and loneliness, the townspeople are unaware they are being stalked by a lonesome vampire.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Shudder, Kanopy & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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17. Tomboy

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7.4/10
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78/100
Released: 2011
Drama, LGBTQ

What it's about: A French family moves to a new neighborhood with during the summer holidays. The story follows a 10-year-old gender non-conforming child, Laure, who experiments with their gender presentation, adopting the name Mikäel.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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18. La Belle Noiseuse

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7.7/10
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78/100
Released: 1991
Drama

What it's about: The former famous painter Frenhofer lives quietly with his wife on his countryside residence in the French Provence. When the young artist Nicolas visits him with his girlfriend Marianne, Frenhofer decides to start again the work on a painting he long ago stopped: La Belle Noiseuse. And he wants Marianne as model. The now starting creative process changes life for everyone. It is a struggle for truth, life and sense, and the question where the limits of arts are or whether art is limitless.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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19. Murmur of the Heart

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7.7/10
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78/100
Released: 1971Rated: R
Drama, Comedy

What it's about: This loosely plotted coming-of-age tale follows the life of 15-year-old Laurent Chevalier as he stumbles his way over the burgeoning swell of adolescence in 1950s France. After having his first sexual experience with a prostitute and dodging the lips of a priest, Chevalier contracts a case of scarlet fever. When the fever leaves him with a heart murmur, Chevalier is placed in a sanatorium, along with his over-attentive and adulterous mother.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Kanopy).

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20. In the House

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7.4/10
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78/100
Released: 2012Rated: R
Comedy, LGBTQ

What it's about: A sixteen-year-old boy insinuates himself into the house of a fellow student from his literature class and writes about it in essays for his French teacher. Faced with this gifted and unusual pupil, the teacher rediscovers his enthusiasm for his work, but the boy’s intrusion will unleash a series of uncontrollable events.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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21. Lolita

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6.9/10
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77/100
Released: 1997Rated: R
Drama, Romance

What it's about: Urbane professor Humbert Humbert marries a New England widow to be near her nymphet daughter.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a subscription service (Kanopy & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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22. The Death of Mr. Lazarescu

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7.9/10
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77/100
Released: 2005Rated: R
Drama, Comedy

What it's about: Mr. Lazarescu is a retired Romanian engineer, spending his time in the company of his cats and booze. When he starts feeling unusually ill, he first seeks painkillers from his neighbors. It soon becomes apparent that Lazarescu is indeed sick, and an ambulance arrives with a nurse who has a few ideas about what could be the problem. However, a major traffic accident and poor organization leaves little room in Romanian hospitals for the fading Lazarescu.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 1 service (Vudu).

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23. The Girl Who Played with Fire

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Released: 2009Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Mikael Blomkvist, publisher of Millennium magazine, has made his living exposing the crooked and corrupt practices of establishment Swedish figures. So when a young journalist approaches him with a meticulously researched thesis about sex trafficking in Sweden and those in high office who abuse underage girls, Blomkvist immediately throws himself into the investigation.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PopcornFlix & Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Fandor, Sundance Now & 1 other) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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24. The Skeleton Twins

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6.8/10
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77/100
Released: 2014Rated: R
Comedy, LGBTQ

What it's about: Estranged twins Maggie and Milo coincidentally cheat death on the same day, prompting them to reunite and confront the reasons their lives went so wrong. As the twins' reunion reinvigorates them, they realize the key to fixing their lives may just lie in repairing their relationship.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu, Epix & 1 other), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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25. Hour of the Wolf

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7.7/10
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77/100
Released: 1968
Drama, Horror

What it's about: An artist in crisis is haunted by nightmares from the past in Ingmar Bergman's only horror film, which takes place on a windy island. During "the hour of the wolf" - between midnight and dawn - he tells his wife about his most painful memories.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Vudu).

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26. The Miseducation of Cameron Post

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6.6/10
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75/100
Released: 2018
Drama, LGBTQ

What it's about: Pennsylvania, 1993. After getting caught with another girl, teenager Cameron Post is sent to a conversion therapy center run by the strict Dr. Lydia Marsh and her brother, Reverend Rick, whose treatment consists in repenting for feeling “same sex attraction.” Cameron befriends fellow sinners Jane and Adam, thus creating a new family to deal with the surrounding intolerance…

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Cinemax & Kanopy), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Cinemax) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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27. Elena

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7.3/10
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75/100
Released: 2011
Drama, Crime

What it's about: Vladimir is reaching the end of his life and decides to leave his wealth to his only daughter, cutting out his wife and her son from his will.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Fandor, Kanopy & 1 other) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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28. The Whistleblower

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7.1/10
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75/100
Released: 2010Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Biography

What it's about: Based on the experiences of Nebraska cop Kathryn Bolkovac (Rachel Weisz) who discovers a deadly sex trafficking ring while serving as a U.N. peacekeeper in post-war Bosnia. Risking her own life to save the lives of others, she uncovers an international conspiracy that is determined to stop her, no matter the cost.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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29. La Collectionneuse

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7.5/10
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74/100
Released: 1967
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: A bombastic, womanizing art dealer and his painter friend go to a seventeenth-century villa on the Riviera for a relaxing summer getaway. But their idyll is disturbed by the presence of the bohemian Haydée, accused of being a “collector” of men.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Kanopy).

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30. Bitter Moon

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7.2/10
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74/100
Released: 1992Rated: R
Drama, Romance

What it's about: An embittered husband, paralyzed and in a wheelchair, buttonholes a complete stranger and begins to tell him the story of his marriage. The stranger would like to escape, but cannot. For one thing he grows fascinated by the story. For another he is mesmerized by the man's wife, who has perfected that trick of looking a man boldly in the eye until, by looking away, he concedes sexual supremacy.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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31. Claire's Knee

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7.7/10
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74/100
Released: 1970
Drama, Independent

What it's about: On the eve of his wedding, on holiday on the Lake Annecy shore, a career diplomat visits an old acquaintance, perhaps a former girlfriend. Through her he meets an intense teenager, Laura, and then lusts after her sister, Claire. Whilst Laura attempts to flirt with him, his fantasy becomes focused on wanting to caress Claire's knee.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Kanopy).

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32. Love in the Afternoon

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7.7/10
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74/100
Released: 1972Rated: R
Drama, Romance

What it's about: The last of Rohmer's Six Moral Tales. Frederic leads a bourgeois life; he is a partner in a small Paris office and is happily married to Helene, a teacher expecting her second child. In the afternoons, Frederic daydreams about other women, but has no intention of taking any action. One day, Chloe, who had been a mistress of an old friend, begins dropping by his office. They meet as friends, irregularly in the afternoons, till eventually Chloe decides to seduce Frederic, causing him a moral dilemma.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, The Criterion Channel & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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33. Mean Creek

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7.2/10
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74/100
Released: 2004Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Teenagers living in small-town Oregon take a boat trip for a birthday celebration. When they get an idea to play a mean trick on the town bully, it suddenly goes too far. Soon they're forced to deal with the unexpected consequences of their actions.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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34. Room at the Top

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7.5/10
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74/100
Released: 1959
Drama, Romance

What it's about: An ambitious young accountant schemes to wed a wealthy factory owner's daughter, despite falling in love with a married older woman.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Shout Factory TV & Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Shout Factory TV & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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35. Tetsuo: The Iron Man

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7.0/10
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73/100
Released: 1989
Horror, Science-Fiction

What it's about: A "metal fetishist", driven mad by the maggots wriggling in the wound he's made to embed metal into his flesh, runs out into the night and is accidentally run down by a Japanese businessman and his girlfriend. The pair dispose of the corpse in hopes of quietly moving on with their lives. However, the businessman soon finds that he is now plagued by a vicious curse that transforms his flesh into iron.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Shudder & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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36. The Day of the Beast

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7.4/10
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73/100
Released: 1995Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Comedy

What it's about: The story revolves around a Basque Roman Catholic priest dedicated to committing as many sins as possible (Angulo), a death metal salesman from Carabanchel (Segura), and the Italian host of a TV show on the occult (De Razza). These go on a literal "trip" through Christmas-time Madrid to hunt for and prevent the reincarnation of the Antichrist.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi) & stream on a subscription service (Kanopy).

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37. Gloomy Sunday

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7.8/10
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73/100
Released: 1999
Romance, Drama

What it's about: Budapest in the thirties. The restaurant owner Laszlo hires the pianist András to play in his restaurant. Both men fall in love with the beautiful waitress Ilona who inspires András to his only composition. His song of Gloomy Sunday is, at first, loved and then feared, for its melancholic melody triggers off a chain of suicides. The fragile balance of the erotic ménage à trois is sent off kilter when the German Hans goes and falls in love with Ilona as well.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi) & stream on a subscription service (Kanopy).

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38. Stranger by the Lake

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6.9/10
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73/100
Released: 2013
Drama, LGBTQ

What it's about: Franck, a fit gay man, seeks love at a lakeside gay cruising beach. Among the mostly pudgy nude sunbathers, he befriends Henri, a depressed middle-aged bi-sexual who enjoys the quiet but accepts Franck's company. When Michel appears, Franck finally spots a man he'd like to know sexually. Unfortunately, he also spots him drowning his gay lover but opts not to tell anyone in order to consider having a relationship with this handsome yet remorseless killer.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Shudder & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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39. Freeway

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73/100
Released: 1996Rated: R
Comedy, Crime

What it's about: Following the arrest of her mother, Ramona, young Vanessa Lutz decides to go in search of her estranged grandmother. On the way, she is given a ride by school counselor Bob Wolverton. During the journey, Lutz begins to realize that Bob is the notorious I-5 Killer and manages to escape by shooting him several times. Wounded but still very much alive, Bob pursues Lutz across the state in this modern retelling of Little Red Riding Hood.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 2 services (Google Play & Prime Video).

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40. The Silence

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7.0/10
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73/100
Released: 2010
Crime, Drama

What it's about: 13-year-old Sinikka vanishes on a hot summer night. Her bicycle is found in the exact place where a girl was killed 23 years ago. The dramatic present forces those involved in the original case to face their past.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PopcornFlix), stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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41. In the Realm of the Senses

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6.6/10
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73/100
Released: 1976Rated: R
Drama, History

What it's about: Based on a true story set in pre-war Japan, a man and one of his servants begin a torrid affair. Their desire becomes a sexual obsession so strong that to intensify their ardor, they forsake all, even life itself.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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42. Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!

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7.0/10
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73/100
Released: 1989Rated: R
Comedy, Crime

What it's about: Recently released from a mental hospital, Ricky ties up Marina, a film star he once had sex with and keeps her hostage.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, The Criterion Channel & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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43. Going Places

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7.3/10
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73/100
Released: 1974Rated: R
Comedy, LGBTQ

What it's about: Two whimsical, aimless thugs harass and assault women, steal, murder, and alternately charm, fight, or sprint their way out of trouble. They take whatever the bourgeoisie holds dear, whether it’s cars, peace of mind, or daughters. Marie-Ange, a jaded, passive hairdresser, joins them as lover, cook, and mother confessor. She’s on her own search for seemingly unattainable sexual pleasure.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 1 service (Vudu).

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44. Pygmalion

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7.8/10
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72/100
Released: 1939
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: When linguistics professor Henry Higgins boasts that he can pass off Cockney flower girl Eliza Doolittle as a princess with only six months' training, Colonel George Pickering takes him up on the bet. Eliza moves into Higgins's home and begins her rigorous training after the professor comes to a financial agreement with her dustman father, Alfred. But the plucky young woman is not the only one undergoing a transformation.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, The Criterion Channel & 2 others).

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45. Valerie and Her Week of Wonders

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7.2/10
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72/100
Released: 1970
Action & Adventure, Cult

What it's about: Valerie, a Czechoslovakian teenager living with her grandmother, is blossoming into womanhood, but that transformation proves secondary to the effects she experiences when she puts on a pair of magic earrings. Now seeing the world around her in a different light, Valerie must endure her sexual awakening while attempting to discern reality from fantasy as she encounters lecherous priest Gracian, a vampire-like stranger and otherworldly carnival folk.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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46. Daisies

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7.4/10
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72/100
Released: 1966
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Two teenage girls, both named Marie, decide that since the world is spoiled they will be spoiled as well; accordingly they embark on a series of destructive pranks in which they consume and destroy the world about them. This freewheeling, madcap feminist farce was immediately banned by the government.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, The Criterion Channel & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (iTunes).

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47. L'Âge d'Or

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7.3/10
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72/100
Released: 1930
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: The film consists of a series of tightly interlinked vignettes, the most sustained of which details the story of a man and a woman who are passionately in love. Their attempts to consummate their passion are constantly thwarted, by their families, by the Church and bourgeois society in general.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (IndieFlix & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $4.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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48. Princess Cyd

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6.6/10
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72/100
Released: 2017
Drama, LGBTQ

What it's about: High school athlete Cyd Loughlin lives alone with her depressive father in South Carolina, perpetually longing to get away from it all. When her aunt, famous novelist Miranda Ruth, agrees to host her for a few weeks during the summer, Cyd jumps at the opportunity. While there, she falls for a girl in the neighborhood, even as she and her aunt gently challenge each other in the realms of sex and spirit.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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49. Parched

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7.5/10
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72/100
Released: 2015
Drama

What it's about: Four women in Gujarat talk about men, sex and life as they struggle with their individual demons.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Vudu & Wolfe).

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50. Blind

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6.9/10
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72/100
Released: 2014
Drama

What it's about: Having recently lost her sight, Ingrid retreats to the safety of her home—a place where she can feel in control, alone with her husband and her thoughts. After a while, Ingrid starts to feel the presence of her husband in the flat when he is supposed to be at work. At the same time, her lonely neighbor who has grown tired of even the most extreme pornography shifts his attention to a woman across the street. Ingrid knows about this but her real problems lie within, not beyond the walls of her apartment, and her deepest fears and repressed fantasies soon take over.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Sundance Now & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Vudu).