Indie film movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant indie film movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out indie film, suspense, weird, cult film, psychological and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with blood, violence, murder, death, brutality, dialogue, storytelling, danger, gun and mentor plots mostly in Thriller, Drama and Horror genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as indie film: The Stalker (2020), Natural Born Pranksters (2016), Uncut Gems (2019), Black Garden (2019), Bakerman (2016), So Long Suburbia (2016), Abe (2019), Paydirt (1981), Liquid Sky (1982), Sleepwalk (1986).

List of indie film movies

Winners Tape All: The Henderson Brothers Story (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: The story of Michael and Richard Henderson, two stepbrothers from West Virginia who saw an opportunity in the burgeoning VHS market in the 1980s and made their own backyard horror movies, "The Curse of Stabberman" and "Cannibal Swim ...
Style: indie film, entertaining, captivating
Plot: brothers, brother, found footage, home movie, film within a film, gore, blood, video cassette, american horror
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 4.0
 917
The Stalker (2020)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The man only known as the Stalker, is looking for the Hamilton's, and is willing to kill anyone who gets in his way. Embark on this horror, mystery, thrill ride, that takes you back to the classic films of the genre.
Style: slasher, scary, suspense, intense, psychotronic ...
Plot: stalker, mystery killer, killer, murder, curses spells and rituals, death, peril, evil, vengeance, supernatural, chase, characters in danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
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Natural Born Pranksters (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The world’s three most notorious, ballsy, and outrageous pranksters come together for the first time to unleash the most epic pranks in an outrageous feature-film event. Jam-packed with cameos from some of YouTube’s biggest stars, watch as Roman ...
Style: funny, entertaining, semi serious, satirical, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: prank, prankster, satire, joke, absurd humor, escapades, silly humor, youtube, blog
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 7.4
 281K
Uncut Gems (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Howard Ratner, a charismatic New York City jeweler always on the lookout for the next big score, makes a series of high-stakes bets that could lead to the windfall of a lifetime.
Style: neo noir, suspense, uplifting, tragic ending, tense ...
Plot: gambling, bet, infidelity, jeweler, threat, auction, scam, adultery, surprise, murder, jewish, gangsters ...
Time: future, year 2010, year 2012
Place: new york, ethiopia, manhattan new york city
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 4.7
 3K
Black Garden (2019)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set on Christmas Eve, eight days after the war ends, survivor Kate discovers a mysterious radio signal and befriends the voice. As she embarks on a journey to find its origins, Kate encounters the isolation and horror of a nuclear war and the failed ...
Style: psychotronic, neo noir, suspense, dark, noir ...
Plot: distopia, world war three, survival, strong female lead, false identity, military, betrayal, politics, murder, delusion, psychopath, lie ...
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 7.2
 84
Bakerman (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jens has a midlife crisis and chooses to settle some old debts.
Style: suspense, ambiguous ending, neo noir, unusual plot structure, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, superhero, killer, love, forbidden love, melancholy, rage, murder, dark hero, loneliness, violence, alienation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: copenhagen, europe, denmark
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So Long Suburbia (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 64 min.
Story: So Long Suburbia is a campy queer coming of age teen film. Can be watched here: https://vimeo.com/195164161 (Offical)
Style: sexy, unusual plot structure, captivating, indie film, queer cinema ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, lgbt, youth, gay, teenager, lesbian, bisexual, love and romance, society, romance, love, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
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 6.3
 2K
Abe (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Brazil
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The Israeli-Jewish side of his family calls him Avram. The Palestinian-Muslim side Ibrahim. His first-generation American agnostic lawyer parents call him Abraham. But the 12-year-old kid from Brooklyn who loves food and cooking, prefers, well, Abe. ...
Style: light, realistic, feel good, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: jewish mother, family, cooking and food, food, cookery, family dinner, marital argument, family problems, hobby, family relations, mentor, teenager ...
Place: new york
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 5.6
 26
Paydirt (1981)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Cash-strapped Oregon winemakers turn to growing pot in order to finance their vineyard in this low-key thriller. Unsung director and environmental activist Penny Allen (who gave Gus Van Sant his first film credit doing sound on her 1979 feature ...
Style: indie film
Plot: home invasion, farm, village life, countryside, winery, armed robbery, marijuana, farmer, robbery, vineyard, kidnapping, pacific northwest ...
Place: oregon
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 6.0
 6K
Liquid Sky (1982)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Invisible aliens in a tiny flying saucer come to Earth looking for heroin. They land on top of a New York apartment inhabited by a drug dealer and her female, androgynous, bisexual nymphomaniac lover, a fashion model. The aliens soon find the human ...
Style: psychedelic, surreal, disturbing, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: alien, heroin, space and aliens, surrealism, lgbt, cyberpunk, alien invasion, exploitation, punk rock, addiction, androgyny, rape ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
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 6.0
 428
Sleepwalk (1986)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 78 min.
Story: “Driver’s first feature – a luminous, oddball comic fantasy about ancient Chinese curses and Xerox machines, set in Manhattan’s Chinatown and its immediate environs – may well be the most visually ravishing American independent film of its ...
Style: indie film, fairy tale
Plot: women, female protagonist
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Hollywood Shuffle (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Aspiring actor and hot-dog stand employee Bobby Taylor catches the ire of his grandmother for auditioning for a role in the regrettably titled exploitation film "Jivetime Jimmy's Revenge." When Tinseltown Studios casts Taylor in the ...
Style: parody, witty, humorous, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, racism, farce, filmmaking, dark humor, prejudice, movie business, actor's life, artists and showbiz, misfit, society, interracial relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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 6.6
 4K
Walker (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: William Walker and his mercenary corps enter Nicaragua in the middle of the 19th century in order to install a new government by a coup d'etat.
Style: political, indie film, serious, realistic, surreal ...
Plot: mercenary, deaf, horse, small town, gunfight, sword, mexican standoff, mogul, battles, civil war, journalism, soldier ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: central america, latin america, nicaragua
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Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Henry likes to kill people, in different ways each time. Henry shares an apartment with Otis. When Otis' sister comes to stay, we see both sides of Henry: "the guy next door" and the serial killer.
Style: disturbing, realistic, scary, sadistic, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, insanity, rape, psychopath, incest, killing spree, violence, merciless, violent, character study, extreme violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, midwest, chicago illinois
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 7.0
 22K
Slacker (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Presents a day in the life in Austin, Texas among its social outcasts and misfits, predominantly the twenty-something set, using a series of linear vignettes. These characters, who in some manner just don't fit into the establishment norms, ...
Style: thought provoking, philosophical, art house, surreal, cerebral ...
Audience: teens
Plot: anarchist, anarchism, slacker, coming of age, philosophy, writers, loser, twenty something, teenager, satire, obsession, conspiracy theory ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, austin texas, usa, houston texas, dallas texas ...
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 7.5
 98K
Braindead (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a Sumatran rat-monkey bites Lionel Cosgrove's mother, she's transformed into a zombie and begins killing (and transforming) the entire town while Lionel races to keep things under control.
Style: bloody, splatter, surreal, macabre, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, monster, dark humor, supernatural, violent, back from the dead, living dead, cannibalism, zombie attack, brutality, transformation, insanity ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 90s, year 1957
Place: new zealand
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 7.2
 232K
Cube (1997)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Seven strangers are taken out of their daily lives and placed mysteriously in a deadly cube where they all agree they must find their way out.
Style: psychological, surreal, suspenseful, mind bending, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, isolation, trapped, trap, mathematics, escape, maze, claustrophobia, group of strangers, death, survival horror, psychology ...
Time: 90s, future, 20th century
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 7.7
 200K
Run Lola Run (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Lola receives a phone call from her boyfriend Manni. He lost 100,000 DM in a subway train that belongs to a very bad guy. She has 20 minutes to raise this amount and meet Manni. Otherwise, he will rob a store to get the money. Three different ...
Style: surreal, exciting, suspense, stylized, mind bending ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: time loop, destiny, time, race against time, butterfly effect, alternate reality, time travel, repeated event, self sacrifice, running, heist, parallel universe ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, future
Place: berlin germany, germany, europe
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Wristcutters: A Love Story (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Zia, distraught over breaking up with his girlfriend, decides to end it all. Unfortunately, he discovers that there is no real ending, only a run-down afterlife that is strikingly similar to his old one, just a bit worse. Discovering that his ...
Style: road movie, humorous, surreal, dark, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, suicide, depression, road trip, death, hitchhiker, russian, friendship, on the road, suicide attempt, dealing with death, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, turkey
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The Man from Earth (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An impromptu goodbye party for Professor John Oldman becomes a mysterious interrogation after the retiring scholar reveals to his colleagues he never ages and has walked the earth for 14,000 years.
Style: philosophical, sincere, psychological, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: philosophy, immortality, religion, society, professor, atheism, hidden identity, christianity, twists and turns, legend, friendship, heart attack ...
Time: future, prehistoric times, prehistory, middle ages, 21st century ...
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The Belko Experiment (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In a twisted social experiment, a group of 80 Americans are locked in their high-rise corporate office in Bogotá, Colombia and ordered by an unknown voice coming from the company's intercom system to participate in a deadly game of kill or be ...
Style: suspense, psychological, slasher, bloody, suspenseful ...
Plot: game of death, social experiment, last man standing, office, survival, most dangerous game, murder, human experiment, struggle for survival, trapped, experiment, killings ...
Time: 21st century
Place: colombia
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 5.9
 6K
Mum & Dad (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Mum and Dad, and their 'adopted' children, Birdie & Elbie, work at the airport. The family live off whatever they scavenge from cargo holds, offices and hotels - including a steady stream of transient workers who populate the ...
Style: brutal, serious, suspenseful, disturbing, bloody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: torture, woman in danger, serial killer, murder, kidnapping, eccentric family, family relations, psychopath, crimes, moral dilemma, held captive, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe, london
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 7.2
 129K
Coherence (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: On the night a comet is passing near Earth, eight friends at a dinner party experience a troubling chain of reality bending events. When the power goes out, they discover that the only house on the street left with power also holds many secrets.
Style: psychological, mind bending, suspenseful, tense, confusing ...
Plot: twists and turns, parallel world, alternate reality, parallel universe, time loop, disorder, comet, friends, paranoia, dinner party, confinement indoors, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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The Blackcoat's Daughter (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the dead of winter, Kat and Rose, two very different girls, find themselves spending winter break at their prestigious prep school. What they don't know is that Kat is being stalked by an evil entity, and their lives are about to change ...
Style: scary, disturbing, enigmatic, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: possession, boarding school, satanism, female psychopath, loneliness, murder, teenage girl, demonic possession, evil child, flash forward, snow, nun ...
Place: new york state
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The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Father and son coroners receive a mysterious unidentified corpse with no apparent cause of death. As they attempt to examine the beautiful young "Jane Doe," they discover increasingly bizarre clues that hold the key to her terrifying ...
Style: scary, suspense, bad ending, dark, suspenseful ...
Plot: witch, supernatural, morgue, autopsy, supernatural horror, witchcraft, corpse, mutilation, dead woman, twists and turns, supernatural power, murder ...
Place: london, new england
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 5.5
 1K
Another Evil (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After encountering a ghost in his family's vacation home, Dan and his wife Mary hire an "industrial-grade exorcist" named Os to get rid of the beings.
Style: suspense, exciting, disturbing, suspenseful, indie film
Plot: artist, ghost hunter, haunted house, ghost, exorcism, old dark house, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, exorcist, beer, cottage, stripper ...
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My Father Die (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Deaf and mute since having his hearing knocked out at the age of 12, Asher has been training for almost two decades to avenge himself on Ivan, the man that killed his older brother, 21 years ago. And now that his nemesis is out of prison, he gets ...
Style: tense, intense, suspense, captivating, rough ...
Plot: revenge, ex convict, childhood memory, teenage boy, police detective, father son relationship, deaf man, brother brother relationship, loss of brother, deafness, sign language, brother ...
Place: southern usa
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 5.6
 33K
Terrifier (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A maniacal clown named Art, terrorizes three young women on Halloween night and everyone else who stands in his way.
Style: slasher, scary, suspense, macabre, disturbing ...
Plot: killer clown, halloween, evil clown, clown, maniac, sadism, brutality, serial killer, dismemberment, murder, psychopath, homicidal maniac ...
Time: contemporary
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 6.6
 136K
Hush (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A deaf woman is stalked by a psychotic killer in her secluded home.
Style: slasher, suspense, scary, tense, macabre ...
Plot: serial killer, deaf, home invasion, trapped, survival, murderer, deafness, female protagonist, masked killer, brutality, murder, deaf mute ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: california
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 6.0
 6K
68 Kill (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Chip's problem is that he can't say no to beautiful women. This weakness gets him into a world of trouble when he agrees to help his girlfriend steal $68,000.
Style: suspense, exciting, tense, serious, romantic ...
Plot: female psychopath, interracial sex, heist, abduction, car chase, murder, romancing a criminal, heist gone wrong, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, relationship problems, robbery, criminal ...
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