Keyword: philosophical

Matrix

The Matrix (1999)

Rated: R Runtime: 136 minutes Release date: 03/30/1999
Neo is a young software engineer and part-time hacker who is singled out by some mysterious figures who want to introduce him into the secret of 'the matrix'. The cops also seem to be after him, and he takes a chance on discovering what he has always suspected: that the world is not quite what it seems to be and a sinister conspiracy is at work.
Lego Movie

The Lego Movie (2014)

Rated: PG Runtime: 110 minutes Release date: 02/06/2014
Emmet is an ordinary, rules-following, perfectly average Lego minifigure who is mistakenly identified as the most extraordinary person and the key to saving the world. He is drafted into a fellowship of strangers on an epic quest to stop an evil tyrant, a journey for which Emmet is hopelessly under-prepared.
Truman Show

The Truman Show (1998)

Rated: PG Runtime: 102 minutes Release date: 06/04/1998
The film that made critics sit up and take notice of Jim Carrey's dramatic chops, the legendary funnyman is Truman Burbank in "The Truman Show," director Peter Weir's satirical look at a man raised from infancy to adulthood in front of television cameras. Unbeknownst to him, Carrey lives in a bubble where actors have played his family and cameras have followed his every move since the day he was...
Nymphomaniac: Volume I

Nymphomaniac: Volume I (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 117 minutes Release date: 07/03/2013
Joe, a self-diagnosed nymphomaniac, is discovered badly beaten in an alley by an older bachelor named Seligman who takes her into his home. As he tends to her wounds, she recounts the erotic story of her adolescence and young-adulthood.
Snowpiercer

Snowpiercer (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 125 minutes Release date: 06/26/2014
Climate change has made the planet uninhabitable. Those few who survived the planet's demise live aboard a train that perpetually circles the same track. The tail section is like a slum, filled with people who are cold and hungry, forced to live by their wits, while the front section contains the chosen few, who indulge in alcohol and drugs in luxurious surroundings. The world inside the train is...
My Dinner With Andre

My Dinner With Andre (1980)

Rated: PG Runtime: 111 minutes Release date: 12/31/1980
A conversation between a globe-trotting theater director and a playwright playfully explores ideas about art, theater, and daily life.
Blumenthal

Blumenthal (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 86 minutes Release date: 03/27/2014
Celebrated playwright, Harold Blumenthal, has passed away after succumbing to cardiac arrest while laughing at his own joke. Now, Harold's estranged and jealous brother, Saul, must confront his personal hang-ups in order to deliver himself from an epic bout of constipation. Meanwhile, Saul's wife and son must each grapple with their own personal obstacles through a set of circumstances so...
Particle Fever

Particle Fever (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 99 minutes Release date: 03/04/2014
During the launch of the Large Hadron Collider, we observe as six scientists begin the biggest and most expensive experiment in the history of the planet, pushing the edge of human innovation. As they seek to unravel the mysteries of the universe, 10,000 scientists from over 100 countries joined forces in pursuit of a single goal: to recreate conditions that existed just moments after the Big Bang...
Certified Copy

Certified Copy (2011)

Rated: None Runtime: 106 minutes Release date: 03/10/2011
While promoting his latest book in Italy, a middle-aged English writer meets a French woman from the art world and sets off to San Gimignano with her.
Nymphomaniac: Volume II

Nymphomaniac: Volume II (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 124 minutes Release date: 01/08/2014
Joe continues to recount her life story to Seligman. She tells him about seeing the Virgin Mary during an orgasm she had when she was young, how her sexual addition began at that time and about seeking therapy. She also tells him about her life with Jérôme and their child, and how Jérôme left with the child when her quest for extreme sensations got her involved in sadomasochism. Seligman...
Venus in Fur

Venus in Fur (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 06/19/2014
Alone in a Paris theater after a long day of auditioning actresses for his new play, writer-director Thomas complains that no actress he's seen has what it takes to play the lead female character: a woman who enters into an agreement with her male counterpart to dominate him as her slave. Thomas is about to leave the theater when actress Vanda bursts in, a whirlwind of erratic, and, it turns out...

Sam Klemke's Time Machine (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2014
Leviathan

Leviathan (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 141 minutes Release date: 12/30/2014
Contemporary Russia. Kolya lives in a small town near the Barents Sea, in North Russia. He has his own auto-repair shop which stands right next to the house where he lives with wife Lilya and his son from a prior marriage. Vadim Sergeyich, the Mayor of the town, wants to take away Kolya's business, his house and his land. First, he tries buying him off, at a price that is far less than the land is...
Calvary

Calvary (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 07/31/2014
Father James is a good man intent on making the world a better place, he is continually shocked and saddened by the spiteful and confrontational inhabitants of his small country town. After being threatened during confession, he must battle the dark forces closing in around him.
2001: A Space Odyssey

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

Rated: G Runtime: 160 minutes Release date: 03/30/1968
In space, HAL takes control of the humans in Stanley Kubrick's "2001: A Space Odyssey" (1968). This towering cinematic achievement begins with a black monolith and ends with a space journey that goes terribly wrong as HAL, the computer that runs the spaceship, takes on a life of his own. Starring Keir Dullea and Gary Lockwood, this film is considered one of the great masterpieces of modern film.
Alphaville

Alphaville (1965)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 10/24/1965
A private-eye is rocketed through space into a city run by a dictator scientist, where individuality and love have been suppressed.
I Origins

I Origins (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 113 minutes Release date: 07/17/2014
Dr. Ian Gray is a molecular biologist studying the evolution of the eye. He finds his work permeating his life after a brief encounter with an exotic young woman who slips away from him. As his research continues years later with his lab partner Karen, they make a stunning scientific discovery that has far reaching implications and complicates both his scientific and spiritual beliefs. Traveling...
Bicentennial Man

Bicentennial Man (1999)

Rated: PG Runtime: 131 minutes Release date: 12/16/1999
In the first decade of the new millennium, with advances in technology overtaking the sovereignty of human compassion, Richard Martin buys a gift, a new NDR-114 robot. The product, an android, is named Andrew by the youngest of the family's children. This adaptation of Isaac Asimov's short story takes a look at the life and times of this android--Bicentennial Man--who is initially purchased as a...
Tree of Life

The Tree of Life (2011)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 138 minutes Release date: 05/26/2011
Jack, the wide-eyed, 11-year-old, eldest son of a 1950s-era family, loses his innocence after encountering sickness, suffering and death for the first time. He finds himself caught between his mother, who views the world with love and mercy, and his father, whose severity in teaching his son self-reliance leaves a lasting impression on Jack. Approximately 40 years later, an adult Jack is a lost...
Matrix Reloaded

The Matrix Reloaded (2003)

Rated: R Runtime: 139 minutes Release date: 05/14/2003
In this second chapter of the "Matrix" trilogy, Neo assumes greater command of his extraordinary powers as Zion falls under siege to the Machine Army. Only a matter of hours separates the last human enclave on Earth from 250,000 Sentinels programmed to destroy mankind. But the citizens of Zion, emboldened by Morpheus' conviction that the One will fulfill the Oracle's Prophecy and end the war with...
Matrix Revolutions

The Matrix Revolutions (2003)

Rated: R Runtime: 130 minutes Release date: 11/04/2003
In the third installment, the epic war between man and machine reaches a thundering crescendo: the Zion military, aided by courageous civilian volunteers like Zee and the Kid, desperately battles to hold back the Sentinel invasion as the Machine army bores into their stronghold. Facing total annihilation, the citizens of the last bastion of humanity fight not only for their own lives, but for the...
Transcendence

Transcendence (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 120 minutes Release date: 04/17/2014
Dr. Will Caster is the foremost researcher in the field of Artificial Intelligence, working to create a sentient machine that combines the collective intelligence of everything ever known with the full range of human emotions. His highly controversial experiments have made him famous, but they have also made him the prime target of anti-technology extremists who will do whatever it takes to stop...
Locker 13

Locker 13 (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 03/27/2014
A young ex-convict named Skip takes a position as a night janitor at an Old West theme park. His supervisor Archie teaches him the ropes, but more importantly attempts to convey critical philosophical messages through a series of four stories revolving around the mysterious locker 13: A down and out boxer is given the opportunity to become a real golden gloves killer; an assassin kidnaps three...
Being Human

Being Human (1994)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 122 minutes Release date: 05/05/1994
In five different ages of western human history (the Bronze age, the Roman Empire, medieval Europe, the 16th century and the present day) a man searches for his lost family.
Brightest Star

Brightest Star (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 01/30/2014
Fresh out of college, a young man is left devastated when the girl of his dreams dumps him. Refusing to move on, he devises a plan to transform himself into the man she desires. After resigning himself to working for the head of a company in corporate mediocrity, he falls for a hipster songstress who likes him as he is. As his path continues to unfold unexpectedly, the counsel of a kindred spirit...