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Awesome Movies You Never Heard Of 

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The Devil's Backbone is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Awesome Movies You Never Heard Of
Photo:  The Devil's Backbone/Sony Pictures Classics

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. Del Toro considers it his most personal film. ...more on Wikipedia

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Ghost Dog: The Way of th... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Awesome Movies You Never Heard Of
Photo:  Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai/Lions Gate Films

Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai is a 1999 American action film written and directed by Jim Jarmusch. Forest Whitaker stars as the title character, the mysterious "Ghost Dog" 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 on Wikipedia

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The Killer is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Awesome Movies You Never Heard Of
Photo:  The Killer/Vivendi Entertainment

This film 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 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. ...more on Wikipedia

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Shaolin Soccer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Awesome Movies You Never Heard Of
Photo:  Shaolin Soccer/Miramax Films

Shaolin Soccer 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, to apply their superhuman martial arts skills to play soccer and bring Shaolin kung fu to the masses. ...more on Wikipedia

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