Netflix movies and series: Understated

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239 movies and series in the understated category


The Unknown Girl
3.25
A guilt-ridden doctor in a Belgian town tries to uncover the identity of a woman who died after being turned away from her office.
13 December 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 106 minutes
Dhobi Ghat (Mumbai Diaries)
3.55
In this intimate drama, circumstances draw together four people from different castes -- which would normally preclude them from forming friendships.
13 December 2017 | Movie | 2010 | 102 minutes
Boris Becker: Der Spieler
Tennis wunderkind Boris Becker made headlines by winning Wimbledon at 17. As he turns 50, footage of a year in his life reveals what's happened since.
7 December 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 89 minutes
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Bhouri
3.35
A 23-year-old girl who's married to a man more than twice her age is forced to contend with the predatory nature of a male-dominated society.
7 December 2017 | Movie | 2017 | 123 minutes
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The Journey
Two bitter political rivals -- Ian Paisley and Martin McGuinness -- share a ride to the airport in this reimagining of the 2006 St. Andrews Agreement.
9 November 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 94 minutes
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Eventual Salvation
3.80
In this documentary, an 80-year-old grandmother who fled Liberia during that country's civil war, returns to rebuild her life and her community.
9 November 2017 | Documentaries | 2008 | 86 minutes
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Moor
4.05
A railway stationmaster tries to cope with his wife's death, his estrangement from his son and the corrupt world in which he lives.
2 November 2017 | Movie | 2015 | 134 minutes
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Getaway Plan
3.15
Professional burglar and blowtorch expert Víctor is recruited by the Russian mafia to break into a vault as part of an elaborate bank heist.
2 November 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 104 minutes
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Strange Weather
2.90
A grieving mother takes a road trip with her friend to confront the man who, she believes, stole her late son's business idea to get rich.
2 November 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 91 minutes
Warehoused
3.90
A soon-to-be-retiring Mr. Lino teaches 20-something Nin the strict rules of his new warehouse job in this dramedy about the absurdities of work life.
2 November 2017 | Movie | 2015 | 92 minutes
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Look & See: A Portrait of Wendell Berry
3.55
Shot across four seasons of farming, this documentary features interviews and observations about writer Wendell Berry's agrarian lifestyle.
26 October 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 80 minutes
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Aisa Yeh Jahaan
3.35
During a vacation with her parents, away from her concrete urban existence, a young girl learns to appreciate the joys of connecting with nature.
19 October 2017 | Movie | 2015 | 126 minutes
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Story of an Egg
4.20
When an astrologer gives him one year to find a mate or face being alone forever, a professor sets out to find a bride despite serious obstacles.
19 October 2017 | Movie | 2017 | 131 minutes
The Ornithologist
3.30
While seeking an elusive bird, an ornithologist is swept away by rapids and has to contend with numerous -- and surreal -- perils in the woods.
5 October 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 113 minutes
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Loktak Lairembee
3.00
Following the accidental discovery of a gun, a depressed fisherman experiences a new confidence that soon threatens to balloon into arrogance.
5 October 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 70 minutes
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The Lion Woman
3.25
A girl born with a condition that causes abnormal hair growth across her body tries to cope with the challenges of being different.
5 October 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 117 minutes
Sticky Notes
2.95
A dancer on the brink of success must put her life on hold to return home and care for her cantankerous, eccentric father, who is battling cancer.
5 October 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 95 minutes
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Forever the Moment
3.30
Based on a true story, this inspiring drama depicts the Korean women's handball team and their rough-and-tumble journey to the 2004 Summer Olympics.
5 October 2017 | Movie | 2008 | 124 minutes
Much Loved
3.10
Four friends who make their living as prostitutes in Morocco deal with both the dangers and stigma that come with their profession.
28 September 2017 | Movie | 2015 | 104 minutes
The Bad Batch
2.79
Banished to a wasteland of undesirables, a young woman struggles to find her feet among a drug-soaked desert society and an enclave of cannibals.
28 September 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 119 minutes
Night School
Three high school dropouts face a host of challenges when they come back to earn their diplomas at a school with low graduation rates.
28 September 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 81 minutes
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Mummy Dearest
When a colleague's mother dies, a man who has been avoiding his own intrusive mother travels home for a visit that changes their relationship forever.
21 September 2017 | Movie | 2014 | 101 minutes
Half Nelson
3.45
An improbable friendship between drug-addicted educator Dan Dunne and streetwise kid Drey may lead them to deliverance -- or destruction.
21 September 2017 | Movie | 2006 | 102 minutes
Graduation
3.70
A morally conflicted father wrestles with what’s best for his college-bound daughter when she’s brutally attacked right before an important exam.
7 September 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 127 minutes
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Bright Star
3.50
This drama details the passionate three-year romance between Romantic poet John Keats -- who died tragically at age 25 -- and his great love and muse.
7 September 2017 | Movie | 2009 | 119 minutes
The Lost Brother
2.37
While settling the affairs of his murdered mother and brother, a man partners with a local thug in a life insurance scam, putting him on a dark path.
7 September 2017 | Movie | 2017 | 112 minutes
Menorca
2.40
A hedonistic soccer mom takes a voyage of self-discovery when she tries to reconnect with her son by returning his pet rock to a Mediterranean island.
7 September 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 81 minutes
AWOL
2.65
A young woman about to join the military meets a married woman with two kids and falls deeply in love, upending their entire lives.
24 August 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 82 minutes
Heroin(e)
This documentary follows three women -- a fire chief, a judge and a street missionary -- as they battle West Virginia's devastating opioid epidemic.
17 August 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 39 minutes
Six Feet High
4.10
Following a devastating flood in the Himalayas, a man goes on a search -- both for his girlfriend and for a greater understanding of life.
17 August 2017 | Movie | 2014 | 112 minutes
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