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The Best Foreign Films Of 2020

List RulesVote up your favorite foreign movies that were released in the US after January 1, 2020.

There is a whole wide world of cinema out there and here are the best foreign films of 2020. There are several highly anticipated foreign movies coming out this year. Les Misérables is one that made a splash at the box office in France and is coming to US in 2020. You also shouldn't miss Weathering with You and other upcoming international blockbusters that will make their way to theaters in 2020. There is no doubt that there are some great foreign movies coming out this year and the top ones on this list will surely be contenders for the best foriegn language film of 2020. Now it's time to decide which of these films is the best of the year and you get to help do that with your votes.

Vote up the 2020 foreign films that everyone should watch and vote down any new foreign movies that you think fellow moviegoers can skip.

  • 1
    Yoo Ah-in, Park Shin-hye
    40
    6

    Directed byCho Il-hyung

    #Alive is a 2020 South Korean zombie film directed by Cho Il-hyung. The rapid spread of an unknown infection has left an entire city in ungovernable chaos, but one survivor remains alive in isolation.  ...more
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  • 2
    Damien Bonnard, Alexis Manenti
    21
    6

    Directed byLadj Ly

    Les Misérables is a 2019 French drama film directed by Ladj Ly. Three members of an anti-crime brigade are overrun while attempting to make an arrest in a Paris suburb.  ...more
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  • 3
    Mads Mikkelsen, Thomas Bo Larsen
    17
    4

    Directed byThomas Vinterberg

    Another Round (AKA Druk) is a 2020 Danish-Swedish drama film directed by Thomas Vinterberg. Four teachers who struggle with professional and personal woes decide to drink during the day, maintaining  ...more
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  • 4
    Daniel Radcliffe, Ian Hart
    18
    6

    Directed byFrancis Annan

    Escape From Pretoria is a 2020 American thriller film directed by Francis Annan and is based on the real-life prison break of two political captives, Tim Jenkin (Daniel Radcliffe) and Stephen Lee  ...more
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  • 5
    Kotaro Daigo, Nana Mori
    21
    13

    Directed byMakoto Shinkai

    Weathering with You is a 2020 Japanese animated romantic fantasy film directed by Makoto Shinkai. A high-school freshman boy, Hodaka Morishima (Kotaro Daigo) runs away to Tokyo and befriends an  ...more
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  • 6
    Anya Taylor-Joy, Josh O'Connor
    15
    7

    Directed byAutumn de Wilde

    Emma. is a 2020 British comedy-drama film directed by Autumn de Wilde, based on the 1815 novel by Jane Austen. In 1800s England, a well meaning but selfish young woman (Anya Taylor-Joy) meddles in  ...more
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  • 7
    Levan Gelbakhiani, Bachi Valishvili
    11
    7

    Directed byLevan Akin

    And Then We Danced is a 2020 Swedish-Georgian drama film directed by Levan Akin. Merab (Levan Gelbakhiani) has been training at the National Georgian Ensemble with his partner Mary (Ana  ...more
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  • 8
    James Norton, Vanessa Kirby
    8
    4

    Directed byAgnieszka Holland

    Mr. Jones is a 2020 Polish biographical drama directed by Agnieszka Holland and is based on the life of Gareth Jones, an undercover Welsh journalist that breaks the story of the famine in the Soviet  ...more
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  • 9
    Luca Marinelli, Jessica Cressy
    6
    1

    Directed byPietro Marcello

    Martin Eden is a 2019 Italian-French historical romance drama film directed by Pietro Marcello and is based on the 1909 novel of the same name by Jack London.  ...more
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  • 10
    Ben Mendelsohn, Essie Davis
    6
    1

    Directed byShannon Murphy

    Babyteeth is a 2020 Australian drama film directed by Shannon Murphy. Milla Finlay (Eliza Scanlen) is a severely ill teenager who falls in love with a smalltime drug dealer much to her parents'  ...more
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  • 11
    Pierfrancesco Favino, Maria Fernanda Candido
    8
    6

    Directed byMarco Bellocchio

    The Traitor is a 2020 Italian biographical crime drama directed by Marco Belloccio. A dramatic look at the life of Tomasco Buscetta (Pierfrancesco Favino) the first Sicilian Mafia informant in the  ...more
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  • 12
    Ivan Massagué, Zorion Eguileor
    6
    3

    Directed byGalder Gaztelu-Urrutia

    The Platform (a.k.a. El hoyo, The Hole) is a 2020 Spanish science fiction horror thriller film directed by Galder Gaztelu-Urrutia. In a facility constructed around a large hole where a platform  ...more
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  • 13
    George MacKay, Essie Davis
    7
    4

    Directed byJustin Kurzel

    True History of the Kelly Gang is a 2020 British-Australian biographical western film directed by Justin Kurzel and is based off the novel by the same name. It is the story of an Australian  ...more
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  • 14
    Imelda Staunton, Carla Juri
    4
    1

    Directed byRomola Garai

    Amulet (a.k.a. Outside) is an international horror film written and directed by Romola Garai. An ex-soldier moves in with a young woman and her ailing mother but he begins to suspect that there is  ...more
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  • 15
    Rosamund Pike, Sam Riley
    7
    7

    Directed byMarjane Satrapi

    Radioactive is a 2020 biographical film directed by Marjane Satrapi, based on the graphic novel by Lauren Redniss. A story of the scientific and romantic passions of Marie (Rosamund Pike) and Pierre  ...more
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  • 16
    Felecia Angelle, Christopher Bevins
    6
    6

    Directed byKenji Nagasaki

    My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising is a 2020 Japanese anime superhero film directed by Kenji Nagasaki, and the second film based on the manga My Hero Academia by Kōhei Horikoshi.  ...more
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  • 17

    Directed byArmando Iannucci

    The Personal History of David Copperfield is a 2020 British-American comedy-drama film directed by Armando Iannucci, based on the 1850 Victorian era novel David Copperfield by Charles Dickens. The  ...more
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  • 18
    Vittoria Puccini, Benedetta Porcaroli
    3
    3

    Directed byFrancesco Amato

    18 Presents (or 18 Regali) is a 2020 Italian drama film directed by Francesco Amato. A pregnant mother with terminal cancer leaves behind 18 sentimental gifts for her unborn daughter to receive every  ...more
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  • 19
    Mia Wasikowska, Damon Herriman
    3
    3

    Directed byMirrah Foulkes

    Judy and Punch is a 2020 Australian black comedy-drama film directed by Mirrah Foulkes. Judy and Punch are puppeteers in the town of Seaside, England who, alongside their baby daughter, are  ...more
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  • 20
    Liam Neeson, Micheál Richardson
    3
    3

    Directed byJames D'Arcy

    Made in Italy is a 2020 international comedy film written and directed by James D'Arcy. An estranged father (Liam Neeson) and his adult son (Micheál Richardson) travel to Tuscany to sell the house  ...more
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  • 21
    Stephen Odubola, Micheal Ward
    1
    1

    Directed byRapman

    Blue Story is a 2019 British drama film directed by Rapman. Marco (Micheal Ward) and Timmy (Stephen Odubola) are best friends who are also from different areas of London, they eventually find  ...more
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  • 22
    Razvan Lutac, Mirela Neag
    1
    1

    Directed byAlexander Nanau

    Collective (Romanian: Colectiv) is a 2019 Romanian documentary film directed by Alexander Nanau. Investigative journalists at the newspaper Gazeta Sporturilor look into healthcare corruption  ...more
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  • 23
    Kanichi Kurita, Kiyoshi Kobayashi
    1
    1

    Directed byTakashi Yamazaki

    Lupin III: The First (aka Rupan Sansei Za Fāsuto) is a 2019 Japanese action-adventure comedy anime film, directed by Takashi Yamazaki, based on the manga series by Monkey Punch. A gentleman thief and  ...more
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  • 24
    Gunda is an 2020 American-Norwegian documentary film directed by Viktor Kossakovsky. Shot in black-and-white and without dialogue, the film follows the daily life of a pig, two cows, and a one-legged  ...more
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  • 25
    Hiromi Nagasaku, Arata Iura
    1
    1

    Directed byNaomi Kawase

    True Mothers (aka Asa ga Kuru) is a 2020 Japanese drama film directed by Naomi Kawase. The adoptive parents of a five-year old boy are shaken when the child's birth-mother mysteriously returns and  ...more
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