Netflix movies and series: Understated

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247 movies and series in the understated category


Don't Call Me Son
A teen who's exploring his sexual identity finds his life upended when he learns the mother who raised him kidnapped him from his biological parents.
22 June 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 82 minutes
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S Is for Stanley
This film examines the complex life of iconic filmmaker Stanley Kubrick, as seen through the eyes of his devoted longtime driver, Emilio D'Alessandro.
22 June 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 81 minutes
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Mother
A murder rocks a small South Korean town and suspicion quickly falls on a reclusive, mentally challenged -- and alibi-free -- young man.
15 June 2017 | Movie | 2009 | 129 minutes
Dragonheart: Battle for the Heartfire
When the king of Brittania dies, the dragon who shares his heart must find a new ruler, but the monarch's grandchildren go to war over the throne.
15 June 2017 | Movie | 2017 | 97 minutes
The Son of Joseph
After learning the identity of the father who abandoned his family, an angry and resourceful teen plans a revenge that takes him to unexpected places.
15 June 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 113 minutes
The Firefly
After her estranged brother's sudden death, young wife Lucia bonds with his fiancée through their shared grief and finds herself falling in love.
15 June 2017 | Movie | 2013 | 84 minutes
Staying Vertical
A filmmaker unexpectedly becomes a father after sleeping with a shepherdess. When she leaves, he takes the baby with him on a journey of inspiration.
2 June 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 101 minutes
The Queen
3.70
After Princess Diana's death, Queen Elizabeth II and Tony Blair face public demands that she be memorialized in a manner beyond standard protocol.
2 June 2017 | Movie | 2006 | 103 minutes
Louis Theroux: Extreme Love - Autism
Louis Theroux visits an innovative school for children with autism and speaks with the families about their unique challenges and joys.
2 June 2017 | Documentaries | 2012 | 58 minutes
Between Us
Overwhelmed by familiarity and the pressure to marry, a woman and her bohemian boyfriend each head out to have their own unforgettable night in L.A.
25 May 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 94 minutes
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Lovesong
Best friends Sarah and Mindy share an unexpected moment while on a road trip. Years later, the two struggle to reconnect before a wedding.
25 May 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 84 minutes
Television
A devout village leader prohibits an array of modern devices, but when his strict measures go too far, the locals rise up in popular rebellion.
18 May 2017 | Movie | 2012 | 107 minutes
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Ant Story
After realizing his stolen phone belongs to a famous actress, a scheming daydreamer uses the opportunity to blackmail her into posing as his fiancée.
18 May 2017 | Movie | 2013 | 91 minutes
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All We Had
When an aimless woman and her teenage daughter find themselves stranded on the way to Boston, they decide to try to make a go of it in a small town.
9 May 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 104 minutes
Hunter Gatherer
Fresh out of prison, a middle-aged man tries to win back his true love and enlists a slow-witted new pal to help him with a harebrained business idea.
9 May 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 88 minutes
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Esteros
A decade after being separated, childhood friends Matías and Jerónimo reconnect as adults and find that their mutual attraction hasn't faded.
9 May 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 86 minutes
Things to Come
A comfortable life skids into unfamiliar territory when middle-aged philosophy teacher Nathalie loses her mother and her husband in swift succession.
3 May 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 101 minutes
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Mindfulness and Murder
When a homeless boy is slain in a Buddhist temple, a cop-turned-monk spearheads an investigation and uncovers the dark side of his fellow monastics.
3 May 2017 | Movie | 2011 | 90 minutes
JFK: The Making of a President
Explore how John F. Kennedy's worldview was influenced by his younger years, when he endured poor health, family tragedy and a demanding father.
3 May 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 43 minutes
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The Daughter
Having returned home for his cagey father's wedding, an estranged man gets to know his childhood friend's family and uncovers a devastating secret.
3 May 2017 | Movie | 2015 | 94 minutes
Veve
A cheating politician, his distraught wife and an ex-con find themselves caught up in a narcotics trade fraught with intrigue and betrayal.
28 April 2017 | Movie | 2014 | 90 minutes
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Long Nights Short Mornings
Searching for meaning and intimacy, a rudderless young man finds himself on a series of affecting encounters with diverse women in New York City.
28 April 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 101 minutes
Little Boxes
After moving from New York City to a small town in Washington state, a biracial couple and their preteen son struggle to adjust to life in suburbia.
28 April 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 89 minutes
Incomplete
A man returns to his childhood hometown, where he meets the happily married woman he once jilted, while his best friend endures a more volatile union.
20 April 2017 | Movie | 2017 | 118 minutes
Manglehorn
3.00
A reclusive small-town locksmith who can't stop writing letters to a lost love meets a kindly bank teller who challenges him to look to the future.
20 April 2017 | Movie | 2014 | 97 minutes
Green Is Gold
When his father is sent to prison, a 13-year-old boy is placed in the care of his estranged brother, a marijuana grower in Northern California.
13 April 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 82 minutes
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Lavender
After discovering old fractures in her skull, a photographer recovering from amnesia becomes increasingly haunted by a sinister childhood secret.
13 April 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 92 minutes
Killa
Growing up poses challenges for Chinu when he moves from city to country and encounters a youth culture far different from what he's used to.
13 April 2017 | Movie | 2014 | 107 minutes | Watch trailer
The Eyes of My Mother
At the remote farmhouse where she once witnessed a traumatic childhood event, a young woman develops a grisly fascination with violence.
13 April 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 76 minutes
Lazy Eye
After a conflicted graphic designer invites an old flame to his home in the California desert, the two share a passionate and soul-searching weekend.
13 April 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 87 minutes
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