Here we've displayed a list of the best Desperation films : Mattress Men(2016), Germany Year Zero(1948), Hell or High Water(2016), Cross of Iron(1977), Notes on a Scandal(2006), The Ax(2005), Midnight Family(2019), The American Friend(1977), God Knows Where I Am(2016), Dawn of the Dead(2004), The Next Three Days(2010), Our Man in Havana(1960) ... ...
Comedy, Drama, Documentary
Michael Flynn Paul Kelly
Trying to save his struggling mattress business, Michael Flynn reinvents himself as the eccentric online persona 'Mattress Mick', under the guidance of his friend Paul Kelly. As business begins to grow, their friendship starts to implode.
Ernst Pittschau Erich Guhne Edmund Moeschke Ingetraud Hinze Franz Otto Kruger Heidi Blänkner Karl Krüger Jo Herbst
A young German boy faces the problems of the tough life in the immediate post WWII Berlin.
Crime, Mystery & Thriller, Drama, Action, Western
A divorced father and his ex-con older brother resort to a desperate scheme in order to save their family's ranch in West Texas.
German commander Hauptmann Stransky (Maximilian Schell) places a squad in extreme danger after Sergeant Rolf Steiner (James Coburn) refuses to lie for him.
Gay & Lesbian, Drama
A veteran high school teacher befriends a younger art teacher, who is having an affair with one of her fifteen-year-old students. However, her intentions with this new "friend" also go well beyond a platonic friendship.
Mystery & Thriller, Crime, Comedy, Drama
A chemist (Garcia) loses his job to outsourcing. Two years later and still jobless, he hits on a solution: to genuinely eliminate his competition.
Documentary, Action, Crime, Drama
In Mexico City's wealthiest neighborhoods, the Ochoa family runs a private ambulance, competing with other for-profit EMTs for patients in need of urgent help.
Mystery & Thriller
Tom Ripley, who deals in forged art, suggests a picture framer he knows would make a good hit man.
Through diary entries, this documentary follows the life and death of homeless woman Linda Bishop and her struggles with starvation, sanity and God.
A nurse, a policeman, a young married couple, a salesman and other survivors of a worldwide plague that is producing aggressive, flesh-eating zombies, take refuge in a mega Midwestern shopping mall.
Mystery & Thriller, Crime, Drama, Action
A married couple's life is turned upside down when the wife is accused of a murder.
Comedy, Mystery & Thriller
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Jim Wormold, who is a vacuum cleaner salesman, participates as an Agent in the British Secret Service. But he soon realizes that his plans by lying are going to get him into trouble.
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An Italian laborer (Nino Manfredi) foils anyone who tries to stop him from selling espresso on the Milan-to-Naples train.
When a casual gambler befriends a professional one, he begins to mirror his life, sending both deeper into the sleazy gambling world where the stakes keep getting bigger.
Maggie, a 60-year-old widow, desperately needs some money to pay for a medical treatment for her ill grandson, Olly. After one attempt at trying to find a job, she finds herself roaming the... See full summary »
Mystery & Thriller, Drama
Irandhir Santos Irma Brown Sebastião Formiga Gustavo Jahn Maeve Jinkings W.J. Solha Lula Terra Ana Rita Gurgel
The lives of the residents of a Brazilian apartment building and the security guards who get the job guarding the surrounding streets.
Crime, Romance, Mystery & Thriller, Drama
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With no legal means left to him, a high school teacher devises a daring plan to rescue his wrongfully imprisoned wife from jail.
During the Japanese colonial era, roughly 400 Korean people, who were forced onto Battleship Island ("Hashima Island") to mine for coal, attempt to a dramatic escape.
María Telón María Mercedes Coroy Manuel Manuel Antún Justo Lorenzo Marvin Coroy
On the slopes of an active volcano in Guatemala, a marriage is arranged for seventeen-year-old María by her Kaqchikel parents.
Adventure, Biography, Drama
A chronicle of one woman's one thousand one hundred mile solo hike undertaken as a way to recover from a recent personal tragedy.
The story of a young journalist who fell from grace when it was discovered he fabricated over half of his articles from the publication The New Republic magazine.
2 heroin addicts negotiate their way through Dublin's city centre, encountering friends and family as they search for their next fix.
A ninety-year-old horticulturist and Korean War veteran turns drug mule for a Mexican cartel.
Mystery & Thriller, Drama
Paul is a U.S. truck driver working in Iraq. After an attack by a group of Iraqis he wakes to find he is buried alive inside a coffin. With only a lighter and a cell phone it's a race against time to escape this claustrophobic death trap.
College volunteer Alan Dyson is working alone at the crisis center one evening when he receives a telephone call from suicidal caller Inga Dyson.
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God, heaven, and several Old Testament stories, including the Creation and Noah's Ark, are described supposedly using the perspective of rural, black Americans.
Mystery & Thriller, Drama
A thriller set in London's slave trade and centered on a woman's fight for freedom.
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Desperate to pay the bills and come through for their loved ones, three lifelong pals risk it all by embarking on a daring bid to knock off the very bank that absconded with their money.
A desperate husband tries to find help for his wife suffering from addictive gambling.
Young French officer Augustin Robert escorts artist Jean-Michel Venture de Paradis to Egypt during Napoleon's Egyptian campaign. Napoleon sent de Paradis to record Egypt's great monuments ... See full summary »