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The Best Foreign Movies Streaming on Hulu  

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Although American cinema can be visually and intellectually stimulating, it certainly has it's drawbacks. We are, after all, the country responsible for shooting and filming Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2. These foreign films, however, will transport you away from trashy, American cinema, and allow you to look at life from the perspective of someone from another country. 
 

Frederico Fellini, Ingmar Bergman, Roberto Rosselini, and Pedro Almodóvar are some of the greatest foreign film directors in the entire world. On this list of the best foreign movies streaming on Hulu, you'll find two of Fellini's best features: 8 ½ and Juliet of the Spirits. These films, like all of Fellini's movies, are actually about Fellini himself. Also on this list is Bergman’s masterpiece Persona, starring Liv Ullman and Bibi Andersson. Two Rossellini films also made the cut: Open City, and Stromboli, which starred his wife, Ingrid Bergman. Almadovar’s controversial Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! was so racy and explicit that it actually helped spurn the MPAA rating NC-17 form films involving gratuitous nudity. 

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4 Lovers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Foreign Movies Streaming on Hulu
4 Lovers
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Ninja Scroll is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Foreign Movies Streaming on Hulu
Jōji Nakata, Daisuke Gōri, Takeshi Aono
Ninja Scroll is a 1993 Japanese animated action thriller film written and directed by Yoshiaki Kawajiri. The critically acclaimed film was theatrically released on June 5, 1993, and received a ...more
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Fairy Tail the Movie: Phoenix ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Foreign Movies Streaming on Hulu
Rie Kugimiya, Yui Horie, Aya Hirano
Fairy Tail the Movie: Phoenix Priestess is a 2012 Japanese animated fantasy action film based on the shōnen manga and anime series Fairy Tail by Hiro Mashima. It was directed by Masaya Fujimori, ...more
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Sword Art Online Extra Edition is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Foreign Movies Streaming on Hulu
Sword Art Online Extra Edition Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Haruka Tomatsu, Ayana Taketatsu
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Border is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Foreign Movies Streaming on Hulu
Eva Melander, Jorgen Thorsson, Ann Petrén
Border is a 2018 Swedish fantasy film directed by Ali Abbasi A customs officer who can smell fear develops an unusual attraction to a strange traveler while aiding a police investigation which ...more
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The Good, the Bad, the Weird is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Foreign Movies Streaming on Hulu
Lee Byung-hun, Jung Woo-sung, Song Kang-Ho
The Good, the Bad, the Weird is a 2008 South Korean western film, directed by Kim Jee-woon, starring Song Kang-ho, Lee Byung-hun, and Jung Woo-sung. It was inspired by Sergio Leone's The Good, ...more
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The Chaser is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Foreign Movies Streaming on Hulu
Kim Yoo-jung, Ha Jung-woo, In-gi Jeong
The Chaser is a 2008 South Korean film starring Kim Yoon-seok and Ha Jung-woo. It was directed by Na Hong-jin in his directorial debut. Inspired by real-life Korean serial killer Yoo Young-chul, ...more
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Let the Right One In is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Foreign Movies Streaming on Hulu
Lina Leandersson, Tom Ljungman, Philip Hersh
Let the Right One In is a 2008 Swedish romantic horror film directed by Tomas Alfredson. A 12-year-old boy (Kåre Hedebrant) develops a friendship with a vampire child (Lina Leandersson) in ...more
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I Saw the Devil is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Foreign Movies Streaming on Hulu
Lee Byung-hun, Choi Min-sik, Cheon Ho-Jin
I Saw the Devil is a 2010 South Korean psychological thriller/horror film directed by Kim Ji-woon, written by Park Hoon-jung, and starring Choi Min-sik and Lee Byung-hun. The film introduces the ...more
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The 12th Man is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Foreign Movies Streaming on Hulu
The 12th Man Jodi Lyn O'Keefe
The 12th Man is a 2006 tv film directed by Chris Koch.
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Loving Vincent is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Foreign Movies Streaming on Hulu
Robert Gulaczyk, Douglas Booth, Jerome Flynn
Loving Vincent is a 2017 animated biographical drama film directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman. In a story depicted in oil painted animation, a young man comes to the last hometown of ...more
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Grave of the Fireflies is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Foreign Movies Streaming on Hulu
Yoshiko Shinohara, Akemi Yamaguchi, Ayano Shiraishi
Grave of the Fireflies is a 1988 Japanese animated drama film written and directed by Isao Takahata and animated by Studio Ghibli. It is based on the 1967 semi-autobiographical novel Grave of ...more
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Après lui is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Foreign Movies Streaming on Hulu
Après lui Catherine Deneuve, Élodie Bouchez, Elli Medeiros
Après lui is a 2007 drama film directed by Gaël Morel.
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The Housemaid is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Foreign Movies Streaming on Hulu
Seo Woo, Lee Jung-jae, Moon So-ri
"Lee Euny is hired as a housemaid in an upper class family. Soon enough, master of the house Hoon will become her lover. The family’s world will begin to fall apart." Quoting the ...more
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Ragnarok is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Foreign Movies Streaming on Hulu
Sofia Helin, Bjørn Sundquist, Pål Sverre Valheim Hagen
Gåten Ragnarok or just simply Ragnarok is an upcoming 2013 Norwegian action adventure film about the legendary story of Ragnarok.
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Road Games is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Foreign Movies Streaming on Hulu
Road Games Andrew Simpson, Joséphine de La Baume, Frédéric Pierrot
Road Games (also known as Fausse Route) is a 2016 British-French co-production thriller film directed by Abner Pastoll. Hitchhiking duo Jack and Véronique find trouble when they become ...more
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Along With the Gods: The Two W... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Foreign Movies Streaming on Hulu
Ha Jung-woo, Cha Tae-hyun, Ju Ji-hoon
Along With the Gods: The Two Worlds is a 2017 South Korean fantasy drama film directed by Kim Yong-hwa, based on the webcomic. Having died unexpectedly, firefighter Ja-hong (Cha Tae-hyun) is ...more
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Ragnarok is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Foreign Movies Streaming on Hulu
Ragnarok
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The Thousand Faces of Dunjia is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Foreign Movies Streaming on Hulu
The Thousand Faces of Dunjia
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The Monkey King 3 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Foreign Movies Streaming on Hulu
The Monkey King 3
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The Square is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Foreign Movies Streaming on Hulu
Claes Bang, Elisabeth Moss, Dominic West
The Square is a 2017 Swedish satirical drama film directed by Ruben Östlund. Art museum curator Christian (Claes Bang) prepares to show a new installation piece, but ends up creating chaos.
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One Piece: Overcoming Ace's De... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Foreign Movies Streaming on Hulu
One Piece: Overcoming Ace's Death