Recommended by strangers

by gggm-96800 | created - 08 Sep 2018 | updated - 3 weeks ago | Public

Movies and TV Shows recommended to me, or to someone else in real life, in Youtube comment sections, or in sites I can’t remember the name’s of.

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1. Frailty (2001)

R | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

64 Metascore

A mysterious man arrives at the offices of an FBI agent and recounts his childhood: how his religious fanatic father received visions telling him to destroy people who were in fact "demons."

Director: Bill Paxton | Stars: Bill Paxton, Matthew McConaughey, Powers Boothe, Matt O'Leary

Votes: 72,523 | Gross: $13.10M

? (I can’t remember who recommended it)

2. Friends (1994–2004)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

Follows the personal and professional lives of six twenty to thirty-something-year-old friends living in Manhattan.

Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc

Votes: 715,336

My sister recommended it.

3. McQueen (2018)

R | 111 min | Documentary, Biography

84 Metascore

The life and career of fashion designer Lee Alexander McQueen: from his start as a tailor, to launching and overseeing his eponymous line and his untimely death.

Directors: Ian Bonhôte, Peter Ettedgui | Stars: Bernard Arnault, Joseph Bennett, Detmar Blow, Isabella Blow

Votes: 5,408 | Gross: $1.26M

Felix Kejilberg’s fashion video’s comments

4. Hetalia: Axis Powers (2009– )

TV-MA | 5 min | Animation, Comedy

An anime in which personified countries show history in a humorous fashion.

Stars: Eric Vale, Christopher Bevins, Todd Haberkorn, Brina Palencia

Votes: 1,127

a friend of mine...and from fan art

5. Pose (2018– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama

Pose is set in the world of 1987 and "looks at the juxtaposition of several segments of life and society in New York: the rise of the luxury universe, the downtown social and literary scene and the ball culture world."

Stars: Mj Rodriguez, Dominique Jackson, Indya Moore, Angel Bismark Curiel

Votes: 12,268

Gabriel Zamora’s 2018 lookbook (aaahh we love an artsy sister!)

6. Cowboy Bebop (1998–1999)

TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

The futuristic misadventures and tragedies of an easygoing bounty hunter and his partners.

Stars: Kôichi Yamadera, Unshô Ishizuka, Megumi Hayashibara, Steve Blum

Votes: 78,829

the Simpsons’ steamed ham meme(‘but it’s a different artist every 13 seconds’)

7. Abstract: The Art of Design (2017– )

TV-14 | 45 min | Documentary

A look beyond blueprints and computers into the art and science of design, showcasing great designers from every discipline whose work shapes our world.

Stars: Platon, Cas Holman, Ian Spalter, Elisabeth Biondi

Votes: 3,791

Chris Neiman’s ted talk’s comments

8. Best in Show (2000)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy

78 Metascore

A colorful array of characters compete at a national dog show.

Director: Christopher Guest | Stars: Fred Willard, Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara, Jennifer Coolidge

Votes: 51,952 | Gross: $18.62M

Jason Nash’s and Trisha Paytas’ costume inspirations for Halloween. But not really, they were joking :P

9. A Mighty Wind (2003)

PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy, Music

81 Metascore

Mockumentary captures the reunion of 1960s folk trio the Folksmen as they prepare for a show at The Town Hall to memorialize a recently deceased concert promoter.

Director: Christopher Guest | Stars: Christopher Guest, Eugene Levy, Michael McKean, Harry Shearer

Votes: 24,583 | Gross: $17.51M

?

10. For Your Consideration (2006)

PG-13 | 86 min | Comedy

68 Metascore

Three actors learn that their respective performances in the film "Home for Purim," a drama set in the mid-1940s American South, are generating award-season buzz.

Director: Christopher Guest | Stars: Catherine O'Hara, Harry Shearer, Parker Posey, Christopher Guest

Votes: 13,294 | Gross: $5.54M

? :/

11. Waiting for Guffman (1996)

R | 84 min | Comedy

71 Metascore

An aspiring director and the marginally talented amateur cast of a hokey small-town Missouri musical production go overboard when they learn that someone from Broadway will be in attendance.

Director: Christopher Guest | Stars: Christopher Guest, Fred Willard, Catherine O'Hara, Parker Posey

Votes: 25,196 | Gross: $2.92M

? ://

12. The Broken Circle Breakdown (2012)

Not Rated | 111 min | Drama, Music, Romance

70 Metascore

Elise and Didier fall in love at first sight, in spite of their differences. He talks, she listens. He's a romantic atheist, she's a religious realist. When their daughter becomes seriously ill, their love is put on trial.

Director: Felix van Groeningen | Stars: Veerle Baetens, Johan Heldenbergh, Nell Cattrysse, Geert Van Rampelberg

Votes: 37,118 | Gross: $0.18M

Timothee chalamet on “Actors on actors” w/Emma stone

13. The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (1982)

R | 114 min | Comedy, Musical

40 Metascore

A town's Sheriff and regular patron of a historical whorehouse fights to keep it running when a television reporter targets it as the Devil's playhouse.

Director: Colin Higgins | Stars: Burt Reynolds, Dolly Parton, Dom DeLuise, Charles Durning

Votes: 9,265 | Gross: $69.70M

Trisha Paytas’ 16th vlogmas 2018

14. World on a Wire (1973– )

Not Rated | 212 min | Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi

76 Metascore

Somewhere in the future there is a computer project called Simulacron one of which is able to simulate a full featured reality, when suddenly project leader Henry Vollmer dies. His ... See full summary »

Stars: Klaus Löwitsch, Barbara Valentin, Mascha Rabben, Karl Heinz Vosgerau

Votes: 4,802

Alex turner’s “four out of five” Genius lyrics https://genius.com/14478243

15. Garth Marenghi's Darkplace (2004)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

This parody series is an unearthed 80s horror/drama, complete with poor production values, awful dialogue and hilarious violence. The series is set in a Hospital in Romford, which is situated over the gates of Hell.

Stars: Richard Ayoade, Matt Berry, Matthew Holness, Alice Lowe

Votes: 14,908

Noel Fielding’s conan interview(comments)https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=_D3UaxvPzW4

16. This Is Spinal Tap (1984)

R | 82 min | Comedy, Music

92 Metascore

Spinal Tap, one of England's loudest bands, is chronicled by film director Marty DiBergi on what proves to be a fateful tour.

Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Rob Reiner, Michael McKean, Christopher Guest, Kimberly Stringer

Votes: 122,429 | Gross: $0.19M

Liam G documentary in Lollapalooza’s office cmnt reply

17. Sky High (2005)

PG | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

62 Metascore

Set in an era where superheroes are commonly known and accepted, young William Stronghold, the son of the Commander and Jetstream, tries to find a balance between being a normal teenager and an extraordinary being.

Director: Mike Mitchell | Stars: Kurt Russell, Kelly Preston, Michael Angarano, Danielle Panabaker

Votes: 73,750 | Gross: $63.95M

Instagram’s explore page (pic in Meme folder)

18. Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009)

PG | 104 min | Comedy, Romance

38 Metascore

A college grad lands a job as a financial journalist in New York City to support where she nurtures her shopping addiction and falls for a wealthy entrepreneur.

Director: P.J. Hogan | Stars: Isla Fisher, Hugh Dancy, Krysten Ritter, Joan Cusack

Votes: 71,752 | Gross: $44.28M

My sister

19. Perfect Strangers (1986–1993)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Family

A high strung and cynical man's life is never the same when his naive but good-natured cousin comes to America to live with him.

Stars: Bronson Pinchot, Mark Linn-Baker, Melanie Wilson, Rebeca Arthur

Votes: 7,913

Referenced in a tweet about N. Dakota’s recent snow storm, 31 Jan.

20. Office Space (1999)

R | 89 min | Comedy

68 Metascore

Three company workers who hate their jobs decide to rebel against their greedy boss.

Director: Mike Judge | Stars: Ron Livingston, Jennifer Aniston, David Herman, Ajay Naidu

Votes: 230,725 | Gross: $10.82M

Printer/bat scene..saw an imgur post about IT vs tech junkies.

21. Broadchurch (2013–2017)

TV-MA | 48 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

The murder of a young boy in a small coastal town brings a media frenzy, which threatens to tear the community apart.

Stars: David Tennant, Olivia Colman, Jodie Whittaker, Andrew Buchan

Votes: 78,230

Adaptational Attractiveness video’s comments..comparing British vs American actors (who’s more average looking)

Saw that it’s directed by Coen brothers and ‘Children of men’ director.

23. We Were Soldiers (2002)

R | 138 min | Action, Drama, History

65 Metascore

The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War, and the soldiers on both sides that fought it, while their wives wait nervously and anxiously at home for the good news or the bad news.

Director: Randall Wallace | Stars: Mel Gibson, Madeleine Stowe, Greg Kinnear, Sam Elliott

Votes: 123,336 | Gross: $78.12M

A comment’s reply from a video call “Tropic Thunder ‘i’m a dude!’ ”, the comment was saying how Hollywood can’t make good historical films.

24. Don Giovanni (1979)

176 min | Drama, Music

Screen adapatation of Mozart's greatest opera. Don Giovanni, the infamous womanizer, makes one conquest after another until the ghost of Donna Anna's father, the Commendatore, (whom ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Losey | Stars: Ruggero Raimondi, John Macurdy, Edda Moser, Kiri Te Kanawa

Votes: 1,015

A classical play that was mentioned in “Either/or”, a book that Felix Kejilberg reviewed recently in a ‘book review’! 25 Feb.

25. About Time (I) (2013)

R | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

55 Metascore

At the age of 21, Tim discovers he can travel in time and change what happens and has happened in his own life. His decision to make his world a better place by getting a girlfriend turns out not to be as easy as you might think.

Director: Richard Curtis | Stars: Domhnall Gleeson, Rachel McAdams, Bill Nighy, Lydia Wilson

Votes: 274,193 | Gross: $15.32M

David Dobrik’s favorite movie (or at least one of his favorites).

26. American Pie (1999)

R | 95 min | Comedy

58 Metascore

Four teenage boys enter a pact to lose their virginity by prom night.

Directors: Paul Weitz, Chris Weitz | Stars: Jason Biggs, Chris Klein, Thomas Ian Nicholas, Jennifer Coolidge

Votes: 358,099 | Gross: $102.56M

A comment on Steve Harvey's “is it weird to sign his p****?” compared the lady to Steve Stifler’s mom.

27. True Stories (1986)

PG | 89 min | Musical, Comedy

67 Metascore

A small but growing Texas town, filled with strange and musical characters, celebrates its sesquicentennial and converge on a local parade and talent show.

Director: David Byrne | Stars: David Byrne, John Goodman, Annie McEnroe, Jo Harvey Allen

Votes: 5,116 | Gross: $2.55M

A reply to a comment comparing a David Byrne interview, that’s actually titled “David Byrne interview” lol, to David Lynch’s style of directing. The reply says it has the same “small town weirdness vibe” that Twin Peaks has.

28. National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy

49 Metascore

The Griswold family's plans for a big family Christmas predictably turn into a big disaster.

Director: Jeremiah S. Chechik | Stars: Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Juliette Lewis, Johnny Galecki

Votes: 135,976 | Gross: $71.32M

It’s the most quotable movie..right after The Big Lebowski, or at least that’s what someone said in the comments of Bing Crosby’s song, Mele Kalikimaka (it’s a good song btw)

29. The Fundamentals of Caring (2016)

TV-MA | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

55 Metascore

A man suffering a family loss enrolls in a class about care-giving that changes his perspective on life.

Director: Rob Burnett | Stars: Craig Roberts, Paul Rudd, Selena Gomez, Alex Huff

Votes: 50,955

Leon lush’s video comments in a collab with imalexx, they compared Alex to and Leon to a British emo child that was adopted by an American family...which is the story of this movie.

30. Fiddler on the Roof (1971)

G | 181 min | Drama, Family, Musical

67 Metascore

In prerevolutionary Russia, a Jewish peasant contends with marrying off three of his daughters while growing anti-Semitic sentiment threatens his village.

Director: Norman Jewison | Stars: Topol, Norma Crane, Leonard Frey, Molly Picon

Votes: 36,046 | Gross: $80.50M

Gmm #1530

31. Waco (2018)

TV-14 | 47 min | Crime, Drama, History

The FBI and ATF seize religious leader David Koresh's Branch Davidian compound near Waco, Texas in the spring of 1993.

Stars: Michael Shannon, Taylor Kitsch, Andrea Riseborough, Paul Sparks

Votes: 8,584

Ear Biscuits: Opposite Vacations 1:07:53

32. Friday Night Lights (2006–2011)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Sport

In the small town of Dillon, Texas, one night matters: Friday Night. Eric Taylor has recently been hired as the head football coach for the Dillon High School Panthers, the town's pride and... See full summary »

Stars: Kyle Chandler, Connie Britton, Zach Gilford, Aimee Teegarden

Votes: 52,275

Ear Biscuits: Opposite Vacations 1:09:00

33. Long Way Down (2007– )

519 min | Documentary

Two guys take a trip of several months on motorcycles. They travel from the North of Scotland, down through Europe, into Africa, finally winding up in Cape Town, South Africa.

Stars: Ewan McGregor, Charley Boorman, David Alexanian, Russ Malkin

Votes: 4,402

A comment on a reddit page said that they think Ewan McGregor didn’t really love his (now) ex wife and referenced this miniseries. (https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.reddit.com/r/FargoTV/comments/789ob2/ewan_mcgregor_splits_from_wife_dating_fargo/)

34. Marjorie Prime (2017)

99 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

82 Metascore

A service that provides holographic recreations of deceased loved ones allows a woman to come face-to-face with the younger version of her late husband.

Director: Michael Almereyda | Stars: Stephanie Andujar, Hana Colley, Geena Davis, Hannah Gross

Votes: 4,972 | Gross: $0.18M

Ear biscuits: “Can we be friends with robots?” at 43:03 they compared the backstory to a chat bot called “Replika” to this movie.

35. Doogie Howser, M.D. (1989–1993)

Not Rated | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

A teenage genius deals with the usual problems of growing up, on top of being a licensed physician in a difficult residency program.

Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Max Casella, Belinda Montgomery, Lawrence Pressman

Votes: 7,385

The indoor kids w/Jordan Morris. There was a joke about meat boy’s (game) villain, that Dr.fetus is the prequel to Doogie Howser. 1:15:00

36. Hotel Rwanda (2004)

PG-13 | 121 min | Biography, Drama, History

79 Metascore

Paul Rusesabagina was a hotel manager who housed over a thousand Tutsi refugees during their struggle against the Hutu militia in Rwanda.

Director: Terry George | Stars: Don Cheadle, Sophie Okonedo, Joaquin Phoenix, Xolani Mali

Votes: 318,604 | Gross: $23.53M

The Hollywood Reporter’s Comedy Actors Roundtable: Sacha Baron Cohen, Jim Carrey, Jon Cheadle & more. At 1:03:45 Sacha notes how good Don was at getting the audience to love his character, and then subjecting them to the tragedies in his story.(?) Sort of like the ‘comedy tragedies’ that Sacha loved reading about and re-enacting in college.

37. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)

R | 118 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

41 Metascore

An oddball journalist and his psychopathic lawyer travel to Las Vegas for a series of psychedelic escapades.

Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: Johnny Depp, Benicio Del Toro, Tobey Maguire, Michael Lee Gogin

Votes: 246,409 | Gross: $10.68M

https://youtu.be/bNisFXh7h9M In the video, Matthias, Tanner and a third guy–I don’t know the name of– try weird candy. One comment on the video said “it's like Willy Wonka was smoking crack and then started creating the weirdest things he could dream up”, and a someone compared the candy to a mix of Willy Wonka and Fear & Loathing.

38. The Lost Boys (1987)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Horror

63 Metascore

After moving to a new town, two brothers discover that the area is a haven for vampires.

Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Jason Patric, Corey Haim, Dianne Wiest, Barnard Hughes

Votes: 114,928 | Gross: $32.22M

A comment on Dacre Montgomery’s Audition tape on GQ’s YouTube channel ...(half-done description) (?) Someone wrote a comment about wanting to see Dacre taking the role of Michael in the movie if there ever was a remake.

39. Bronson (2008)

R | 92 min | Action, Biography, Crime

71 Metascore

A young man who was sentenced to seven years in prison for robbing a post office ends up spending three decades in solitary confinement. During this time, his own personality is supplanted by his alter-ego, Charles Bronson.

Director: Nicolas Winding Refn | Stars: Tom Hardy, Kelly Adams, Luing Andrews, Katy Barker

Votes: 112,500 | Gross: $0.10M

In a video called ‘Brad and Claire make doughnuts part 1’ at 12 mins into the video Brad starts talking about Tom Brady’s role in this movie to try and remember the name, and it seemed like a cool movie :)

40. Opportunity Knocks (1990)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy

Two con men hide out in a house while the owner is away; one of them assumes the identity of the absent house sitter when the owner's relatives come to visit, only for further complications to set in.

Director: Donald Petrie | Stars: Dana Carvey, Robert Loggia, Todd Graff, Julia Campbell

Votes: 2,705 | Gross: $11.36M

In Tom Scott’s Turra Coo and Four-Legged Juggling at 3:25 ..(half done..)

41. Kick-Heart (2013)

Not Rated | 12 min | Animation, Short, Action

A love story between two people that each have a secret to hide. One a pro-wrestler, the other a Nun. Losing never felt so good.

Director: Masaaki Yuasa | Stars: Tatsuhisa Suzuki, Takako Honda, Wataru Takagi, Yûko Kaida

Votes: 600

This movie was used by a fan of Jack Stauber to make a music video for his song: Buttercup. BTW it’s not an official music video, but since jack won’t post a video for it on his channel, then this makes up for that.

42. Quadrophenia (1979)

R | 120 min | Drama, Music

79 Metascore

Jimmy loathes his job and parents. He seeks solace with his mod clique, scooter riding and drugs, only to be disappointed.

Director: Franc Roddam | Stars: Phil Daniels, Leslie Ash, Phil Davis, Mark Wingett

Votes: 15,951

In ‘73 Questions with Liam Gallagher’ He said his favorite film of all time is this.

43. Breakfast on Pluto (2005)

R | 128 min | Comedy, Drama

59 Metascore

In the 1970s, a young trans woman, Patrick "Kitten" Braden, comes of age by leaving her Irish town for London, in part to look for her mother and in part because her gender identity is beyond the town's understanding.

Director: Neil Jordan | Stars: Cillian Murphy, Morgan Jones, Eva Birthistle, Liam Neeson

Votes: 19,955 | Gross: $0.83M

In a reddit AMA for(by?) Liam Gallagher. Someone asked him “Any god tv shows or movies there Liam?”, and he answered Breakfast on Pluto.

44. After Life (2019– )

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

After Tony's wife dies unexpectedly, his nice-guy persona is altered into an impulsive, devil-may-care attitude taking his old world by storm.

Stars: Ricky Gervais, Tom Basden, Tony Way, Diane Morgan

Votes: 44,148

In the same reddit AMA question for BoP^

45. 50 First Dates (2004)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

48 Metascore

Henry Roth is a man afraid of commitment up until he meets the beautiful Lucy. They hit it off and Henry think he's finally found the girl of his dreams, until he discovers she has short-term memory loss and forgets him the next day.

Director: Peter Segal | Stars: Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore, Rob Schneider, Sean Astin

Votes: 309,384 | Gross: $120.91M

Views podcast: Giving my penis for science, 11:24. The best movie for group hangouts when nobody has any specific movie they wanna watch, and it’s on David’s made-up “top 200 best movies” list.

46. Just Go with It (2011)

PG-13 | 117 min | Comedy, Romance

33 Metascore

On a weekend trip to Hawaii, a plastic surgeon convinces his loyal assistant to pose as his soon-to-be-divorced wife in order to cover up a careless lie he told to his much-younger girlfriend.

Director: Dennis Dugan | Stars: Adam Sandler, Jennifer Aniston, Brooklyn Decker, Nicole Kidman

Votes: 206,497 | Gross: $103.03M

Views podcast: Giving my...,11:47. Also one of David’s favorite movies.



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