This artsy drama is about a heroin junkie who turns to prostitution to support his wife’s addiction. Dark stuff, but this movie won an award during its time.
This movie has a strange title, but it is about a rebellious teen who starts a revolution of change in his English public school. This was one of those artsy dramas.
This drama romance film was based on a novel. It is about a recently divorced doctor who falls for a socialite stuck in an abusive relationship and they must figure out how to proceed.
21. Pretty Poison
This crime comedy is about a mentally disturbed man who convinces a pretty young cheerleader that she is a secret agent. They go off and commit crimes together.
22. Rachel, Rachel
This film is based on a 1966 novel called “A Jest of God” about a spinster living with her widowed mother. When a man from her past returns, she has a lot of decisions to make.
23. The Swimmer
This movie starring Burt Lancaster is about a man who spends one day swimming in various pools in his neighborhood. His neighborhood interactions end up telling his life story.
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