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The Devil's Backbone is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Awesome Movies You Never Heard Of
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The Devil's Backbone is a 2001 Spanish-Mexican gothic horror film directed by Guillermo del Toro, and written by del Toro, Antonio Trashorras and David Muñoz. It was independently produced by Pedro Almodóvar, and filmed in Madrid. The film is set in Spain, 1939, during the final year of the Spanish Civil War. Del Toro considers it his most personal film. ...more

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Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samu... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Awesome Movies You Never Heard Of
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Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai is a 1999 American crime action film written and directed by Jim Jarmusch. Forest Whitaker stars as the title character, the mysterious "Ghost Dog", a hitman in the employ of the Mafia, who follows the ancient code of the samurai as outlined in the book of Yamamoto Tsunetomo's recorded sayings, Hagakure. Critics have noted similarities between the movie and Jean-Pierre Melville's 1967 film Le Samouraï. ...more

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The Killer is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Awesome Movies You Never Heard Of
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The Killer is a 1989 Hong Kong action film written and directed by John Woo, and starring Chow Yun-fat, Danny Lee and Sally Yeh. Chow plays the assassin Ah Jong, who accidentally damages the eyes of the singer Jennie during a shootout. He later discovers that if Jennie does not have an expensive operation she will go blind. To get the money for Jennie, Ah Jong decides to perform one last hit. After the financial backing from Tsui Hark became problematic following the release of Woo's film A Better Tomorrow 2, Woo had to find backing through Chow Yun Fat and Danny Lee's financing companies. Woo went into filming The Killer with a rough draft whose plot was influenced by the films Le Samouraï, ...more

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#83 on The Best Movies of 1989

#68 on The Greatest Movies in World Cinema History

#89 on Maxim's Greatest Guy Movies Ranked by Fans

#18 on The Best Cowboy Cop Movies, Ranked

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Shaolin Soccer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Awesome Movies You Never Heard Of
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Shaolin Soccer(Chinese: 少林足球; Pinyin: Shàolín Zúqiú) is a 2001 Hong Kong martial arts comedy film co-written, directed by Stephen Chow, who also stars in the lead role. A former Shaolin monk reunites his five brothers, years after their master's death, to apply their superhuman martial arts skills to play soccer and bring Shaolin kung fu to the masses. ...more

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#38 on The Most Unrealistic Action Films

#25 on Fictional Teams You Wish You Played on as a Kid

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