Netflix movies and series: Understated

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240 movies and series in the understated category


Love in Her Bag
Their fates switched as children, two women cross paths again as adults and become entangled in a rivalry for professional success and love.
12 January 2017 | Show | 2013
As I Open My Eyes
A teenager is caught between the expectations of her traditional Tunisian family and the provocative political sentiments she expresses in her music.
12 January 2017 | Movie | 2015 | 102 minutes
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Little Men
Jake and Tony become friends when Jake's dad inherits a home above Tony's mother's shop. Friendship is tested when Jake's dad raises the shop's rent.
12 January 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 85 minutes
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Petting Zoo
A high school senior in San Antonio who has won a college scholarship discovers she's pregnant and faces a difficult choice about her future.
5 January 2017 | Movie | 2015 | 92 minutes
Radiopetti
An elderly, hearing-impaired Indian man stays connected to the world of the past through the beloved valve radio he has owned since childhood.
5 January 2017 | Movie | 2015 | 82 minutes
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Mr. Pig
An aging California pig farmer whose property is on the brink of foreclosure makes a last-ditch trip across the border to sell his prized hog.
5 January 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 96 minutes
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The Interview
Eddie Fleming is grilled relentlessly about an offense and quickly finds himself trapped in a nightmare -- but is it of his own making?
29 December 2016 | Movie | 1998 | 101 minutes
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Miss Stevens
Emotionally vulnerable teacher Rachel accompanies three students to a weekend drama competition and forms an unexpected bond with troubled teen Billy.
22 December 2016 | Movie | 2016 | 86 minutes
Masaan
Along India's Ganges River, four people face prejudice, a strict moral code and a punishing caste system as they confront personal tragedies.
22 December 2016 | Movie | 2015 | 104 minutes
Barry
A young Barack Obama forges his identity while dealing with race, divergent cultures and ordinary life as a New York City college student.
22 December 2016 | Movie | 2016 | 104 minutes
Golden Kingdom
With the abbott absent, a child monk and his young peers in remote Myanmar must fend for themselves and confront the world beyond the monastery walls.
15 December 2016 | Movie | 2015 | 103 minutes
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Wildflower
When promising young artist Chloe starts having terrifying flashbacks, she suspects they might be connected to her dark past and an unsolved murder.
15 December 2016 | Movie | 2016 | 91 minutes
Other People
After a bad breakup, a struggling New York comedy writer tries to don a brave face and care for his dying mother in Sacramento.
15 December 2016 | Movie | 2016 | 97 minutes
Homeland (Iraq Year Zero)
This documentary home movie series reveals the lives, hopes and fears of ordinary Iraqi families before and after the 2003 start of the Iraq War.
8 December 2016 | Show | 2016
Hello, My Twenties!
With different personalities, life goals and taste in men, five female college students become housemates in a shared residence called Belle Epoque.
8 December 2016 | Show | 2016
Across Grace Alley
A young boy, upset by his parents' divorce, becomes infatuated with his grandmother's neighbor, an entrancing dancer he watches through a window.
8 December 2016 | Movie | 2013 | 24 minutes
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Diary of a Chambermaid
An attractive young woman goes to work as a chambermaid for a troublesome couple. The wife is unreasonable, and the husband won't stop hitting on her.
8 December 2016 | Movie | 2015 | 96 minutes
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Natural Selection
As the new kid, a shy high school senior finds himself tormented by all his peers except one. But his new friend has a dark, infectious outlook.
1 December 2016 | Movie | 2015 | 101 minutes
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I Dream Too Much
A recent college grad avoids studying for law school exams by agreeing to look after her crotchety great-aunt, who proves to be a tough nut to crack.
1 December 2016 | Movie | 2016 | 93 minutes
On the Shoulders of Giants
Spotlighting all-black basketball squad the Harlem Rens, this film documents the segregated world of pro hoops during the 1930s.
1 December 2016 | Documentaries | 2011 | 75 minutes
The Girl I Loved
Two young lovers from very different worlds find their dreams upended by disapproving family members and an unexpected twist of fate.
1 December 2016 | Show | 2011
Boyhood
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After divorcing, a mother and father continue to share the task of guiding their young son through youth and adolescence, and finally to adulthood.
1 December 2016 | Movie | 2014 | 165 minutes
World Peace and Other 4th-Grade Achievements
In 1978, innovative social studies teacher John Hunter created the "World Peace Game" to help his fourth-grade students improve their critical thinking skills. This documentary follows his current class as they learn about pressing global issues.
1 December 2016 | Documentaries | 2010 | 55 minutes
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LuTo
After falling deeply in love, young couple Luisa and Tomás suffer a blow that could destroy the very foundation of their relationship.
25 November 2016 | Movie | 2015 | 62 minutes
Tikkun
A young Hasidic Jew who miraculously awakens from a near-fatal head injury begins to question his faith, his studies and an increasing sex drive.
21 November 2016 | Movie | 2015 | 120 minutes
Sand Storm
When a Bedouin patriarch takes a second bride, his first wife chafes against her changing status while his daughter chases her own dreams of autonomy.
21 November 2016 | Movie | 2016 | 87 minutes
Mumbai Cha Raja
This coming-of-age tale follows Rahul, a young boy growing up in a Mumbai slum whose alcoholic father abuses him and his mother.
21 November 2016 | Movie | 2012 | 76 minutes
Let Her Cry
When an alluring young undergrad becomes infatuated with her nearly retired professor, she stirs up the man's humdrum home life in a most unusual way.
21 November 2016 | Movie | 2016 | 98 minutes
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Take Me to the River
When a gay California teen visits relatives in Nebraska, a bloodstain on his 9-year-old cousin's dress sets an ominous mood and evokes family secrets.
13 November 2016 | Movie | 2015 | 84 minutes
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Standing Tall
A determined French judge and a social worker slowly rehabilitate a rebellious teenager who was abandoned by his parents and left rudderless.
13 November 2016 | Movie | 2015 | 119 minutes
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