Foreigner movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant foreigner movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, touching, captivating and disturbing films and TV shows about / with foreigner, friendship, culture clash, society, nudity (full frontal - brief), romance, love and romance, betrayal, family relations and mentor plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, Hong Kong, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as foreigner: Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (1974), The Last Samurai (2003), The Runway (2010), Ladies in Lavender (2004), Las cosas como son (2012), Intergirl (1989), Speechless (2012), My Last Day Without You (2011), Night and Day (2008), Crulic - The Path to Beyond (2011).

List of foreigner movies

Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: West Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Emmi Kurowski, a cleaning lady, is lonely in her old age. Her husband died years ago, and her grown children offer little companionship. One night she goes to a bar frequented by Arab immigrants and strikes up a friendship with middle-aged mechanic ...
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, stylized, emotional ...
Plot: racism, immigrants, foreigner, misfit, romance, human nature, alienation, nudity (full frontal - brief), older woman younger man relationship, german, mother son relationship, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: germany, morocco, munich germany, europe, west germany ...
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The Last Samurai (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, New Zealand, Japan
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Nathan Algren is an American hired to instruct the Japanese army in the ways of modern warfare, which finds him learning to respect the samurai and the honorable principles that rule them. Pressed to destroy the samurai's way of life in the ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, stylized, epic ...
Plot: warrior, samurai, battles, self discovery, pride and honor, human spirit, courage, war, friendship, honor, loyalty, japanese history ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1870s
Place: japan, asia, san francisco, pacific ocean, tokyo
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 6.5
 619
The Runway (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland, Luxembourg
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Runway is inspired by the true story of a South American pilot who landed his plane near Mallow, in 1983. Against all odds, the people of the town came together to build a runway to get him home and briefly caught the imagination of the nation. ...
Style: emotional, touching, semi serious, feel good, based on true events ...
Plot: social relations, communication problem, hopes, village life, getting home, village, foreigner, friendship, airplane, bull, haunted by the past, adoption ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe
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Ladies in Lavender (2004)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Andrea, a gifted young Polish violinist from Krakow, is bound for America when he is swept overboard by a storm. When the Widdington sisters discover the handsome stranger on the beach below their house, they nurse him back to health. However, the ...
Style: touching, sentimental, witty, atmospheric, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: golden years, friendship, romance, polish, human nature, village life, violinist, sister sister relationship, foreigner, rivalry, village, artist ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: england, cornwall, europe, london, new jersey ...
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Las cosas como son (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jerónimo is an antisocial person who rents rooms to foreign people, and then registers their belongings. Sanna, a beautiful and funny Nordic girl arrives at Jerónimo's house, bringing a breath of fresh air to his life. He becomes obsessed ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: opposites attract, under the surface, obsession, foreigner, wooing, stalking, drugs/alcohol, photograph, drugs, hiding, laptop, espionage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, chile, santiago chile, santiago de chile
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 7.1
 1K
Intergirl (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union, Sweden
Duration: 151 min.
Story: A hospital nurse becomes an "international girl", a prostitute who caters to foreigners with hard currency.
Style: realistic, serious, cynical, touching, suspense ...
Plot: prostitute, loveless marriage, society, family relations, couples, starting over, romance, materialism, culture clash, money, foreigner, marriage for money ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: russia, sweden, europe, ussr, soviet union
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 5.9
 402
Speechless (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A guy is found by the police swimming naked. He can't, or refuses to, speak and is sent to a hospital. Since no diagnosis can be made, he will be transferred to a mental hospital, when his male nurse decides to take another route. Slowly the ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, unusual plot structure, contemplative ...
Plot: homoeroticism, mental institution, gays and lesbians, small town life, small town, nudity (full frontal - brief), erotica, foreigner, lake or river, river, hospital, skinny dipping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, hong kong
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My Last Day Without You (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a one-day business trip to New York, a young German business executive falls in love with a singer-songwriter who exposes him to her Brooklyn world and emotions he's never experienced before.
Style: sentimental, melancholic, light, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: white male black female relationship, opposites attract, love, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, father daughter relationship, faith, singer, love at first sight, businessman, foreigner, forbidden love, african american ...
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city
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Night and Day (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Kim Seong-nam travels to Paris to escape an arrest, leaving his wife behind in Korea. After he arrives, he meets an ex-girlfriend and is introduced to a small community of Korean artists.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, captivating
Plot: lovers reunited, interracial relations, fish out of water, starting over, culture clash, social relations, unfulfillment, expatriate, painting, foreigner, exile, city ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, seoul, france, north korea, south korea
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Crulic - The Path to Beyond (2011)
Genre: Documentary, Animation, Biography, Drama
Country: Romania, Poland
Duration: 73 min.
Story: An animated feature-length documentary telling the story of the life of Crulic, a 33 year-old Romanian accused of having stolen a wallet from an important Polish judge. Crulic was brought to the Krakow Detention Center Custody prison. He decided to ...
Style: stylized, disturbing, serious, thought provoking, gloomy ...
Plot: prison, injustice, false accusation, prison life, life is a bitch, confined, false arrest, foreigner, starvation, protest, female director, hospital ...
Place: poland
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Chinese Chocolate (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Searching for love abroad, two very different Chinese women, a dancer and a doctor, follow their dreams and journey west to Canada. They quickly learn that the paths of heart are rocky as the men in their lives reveal dark, unsettling secrets which ...
Plot: foreigner, gay, lesbian, marriage, nudity (full frontal - brief), immigrants, sex, love, lesbianism, lesbian sex, moral dilemma, student ...
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 8.0
 215K
Ip Man (2008)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A semi-biographical account of Yip Man, the first martial arts master to teach the Chinese martial art of Wing Chun. The film focuses on events surrounding Ip that took place in the city of Foshan between the 1930s to 1940s during the Second ...
Style: suspenseful, heroic, captivating, uplifting, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, human spirit, fist fighting, warrior, kung fu, courage, wing chun, sino japanese war, bravery, invasion, fistfight ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 30s, 20th century, 40s ...
Place: china, asia, hong kong, japan, tokyo
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 6.5
 690
What If? (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The Visa papers have arrived for stock broker, Salim Rajabali, and he is scheduled to leave in less than a week. Then everything goes wrong when he and his brother, Javed, inadvertently implicate themselves in the murder of Deputy Commissioner of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, surprise ending ...
Plot: destiny, family relations, down on your luck, human nature, love and romance, hopes, couples, reunion, visa, coincidence, illegitimate child, fleeing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, india
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Ip Man: Kung Fu Master (2019)
Genre: Action
Country: China
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Ip Man’s promising career as a Policeman is ruined after he is framed for murder and targeted by a mob boss’s daughter.
Style: serious, atmospheric, inspirational, captivating, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wing chun, tai chi, martial artist, master warrior, kung fu, battles, martial arts, warrior, rivals, fight, cruelty, professional ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, china, japan, asia
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 6.7
 2K
Polina (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Polina is a young dancer from a modest family. After years of ballet academy, she is accepted by the Bolshoi; still, she decides to try and audition of a modern dance company in France. She makes it, but her journey will not end there...
Style: captivating, sincere, romantic, contemplative, disturbing ...
Plot: ballerina, dancing, ballet, emigrant, nightclub, homeless, hunting, wound, death of father, homeless woman, teacher, modern dance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, france, paris france
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Berlin Drifters (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan, Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Kôichi is a Japanese man living alone in Berlin. He has no job and hardly any friends. One night Kôichi meets Ryota at a bar which is also a sex club. Ryota came to Berlin to visit a German guy whom he had "met" on a dating app. His high ...
Style: erotic, sexy, serious, captivating
Plot: gay erotica, one night stand, gay, erotica, voyeurism, sexuality, relationship problems, relationships, lgbt, sexual relations, sexual content, social problems ...
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Make Like a Thief (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Finland, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Arrested for a murder he didn't commit, American adventurer Bart Lanigan is about to be deported from Finland on a freighter. In the Helsinki harbor, he himself becomes a target for a hit man but manages to escape back to land. Lanigan contacts ...
Plot: nightclub singer, criminal, sauna, chase, tourism, airport, pursuit, ferry, foreigner, deception, embezzlement, heist ...
Place: helsinki finland, scandinavia, finland
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 5.9
 1K
Roseville (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the early autumn of 1985 the police are seeing the consequences of a shocking and mysterious incident that took place in an isolated mountain hut in the Balkan Mountains. The film "Roseville " is artistic interpretations inspired by ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, mystical, tense ...
Plot: threat, forest, supernatural horror, crime solving, supernatural, survival horror, unsolved crime, paranormal phenomena, mysticism, uncover truth, cold case, paranormal investigation ...
Place: bulgaria
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Short Sharp Shock (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Three friends get caught in a life of major crime.
Style: emotional, suspenseful, realistic, serious, cult film
Plot: friendship, gangsters, immigration, the underworld, wedding, best friends, crimes, contests and competitions, immigrants, gang, buddies, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: hamburg germany, germany, europe
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My Rebellious Son (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Here Chang Siu Tai (Alexander Fu Sheng) is the son of Master Chang (played by Ku Feng), a renowned chiropractor/bone-setter operating a clinic in a poor neighborhood in an unidentified city in early 20th century China. Siu Tai works for his father ...
Plot: kung fu, foreigner, parent child relationship, boxing ring, katana, martial arts, kendo, samurai, father son relationship
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Living on Tokyo Time (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When her visa expires, a young Japanese immigrant in San Francisco agrees to marry a Japanese-American boy to avoid being deported back to Japan.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: kids in trouble, fall in love, culture clash, wooing, self discovery, romance, immigrants, love and romance, misfit, unfulfillment, society, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, japan
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 7.3
 834
The Common Man (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: As every summer, Georges Lajoie, his wife Ginette and grown-up son Léon go on holiday to Loulou's campsite. They join old friends, the Schumachers and the Colins. Brigitte Colin, the daughter, is quite a pretty young girl now. One day, Georges ...
Plot: holiday, racism, rape, lynching, lolita, bourgeoisie, foreigner, xenophobia, immigration, nude woman murdered, vacation, woman's neck broken ...
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 6.4
 599
Rice Rhapsody (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Fearing her son could be gay, a conservative mother takes in a French foreign exchange student, who ends up teaching the family a lot about life, acceptance, and love.
Plot: large family, foreigner, cooking, cycling, restaurant owner, competition, chinese restaurant, food, friendship between boys, riding a bicycle, au pair, chinese culture
Place: singapore
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Mannequin: On the Move (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Although Jason works as a department store clerk, he is also a reincarnated prince. Long ago, his beloved Jessie was snatched away from him by an evil wizard who used his powers to transform her into wooden statue. Now Jessie is in Jason's ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: time travel, fish out of water, reincarnation, ghost, prince, mannequin, sword fight, department store, supernatural romance, disorder, romance, supernatural ...
Time: middle ages, 90s
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 7.0
 3K
Katzelmacher (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this unflinching German drama by Rainer Werner Fassbinder, a group of young slackers, including the couple Erich and Marie, spend most of their time hanging out in front of a Munich apartment building. When a Greek immigrant named Jorgos, moves ...
Style: sexual, disturbing, gloomy, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: small town, xenophobia, society, gays and lesbians, greek, injustice, small town life, gender, immigrants, social misfits, life is a bitch, misfit ...
Time: 60s
Place: germany, europe, munich germany
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The Man from the Embassy (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Herbert is a German embassy official in Georgia. He lives an inane life until he meets twelve-year-old girl Sashka who makes him laugh and feel responsibility. Soon he is in trouble because he is suspected of pedophilia, meets corrupt policemen, ...
Plot: falsely accused, mute, extramarital affair, loneliness, teacher, diplomat, foreigner, bribery, street kid, friendship, girl man relationship, pedophilia
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 7.9
 9K
The Trap (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Serbia, Germany, Hungary
Duration: 106 min.
Story: "THE TRAP" is a modern film noir reflecting the true face of Serbian (Eastern European) 'society in transition.' It's a story that could happen to you. It is a film about an ordinary man, who is forced to choose between life ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Plot: terminal illness, desert, heart disease, hospital, sick child, mysterious character, health situation, oppression, wartime life, married couple, child in peril, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, serbia
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 7.0
 874
Tiger Cage 2 (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Donnie Yen Chi-Tan, a hair-trigger cop, goes on the lam with Rosamund Kwan Chi-Lum, a prim lawyer, after they witness a botched robbery attempt. The police think they're the perpetrators, while the real crooks (including Mortal Kombat star ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, good versus evil, crime, deadly, dishonesty, chases and races, mistaken identity, frame up, wooing, heist, wrongfully committed ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong
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 6.7
 93K
Waiting... (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Employees at a Bennigan's-like restaurant (called, creatively enough, Shenanigan's), kill time before their real lives get started. But while they wait, they'll have to deal with picky customers who want their steak cooked to order ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: restaurant, waiter, friendship, workplace, employer employee relationship, workplace romance, workplace situations, wooing, staff, prank, buddies, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, new jersey
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Princess Caraboo (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bristol, England, early 19th century. A beautiful young stranger who speaks a weird language is tried for the crime of begging. But when a man claims that he can translate her dialect, it is understood that the woman is a princess from a far away ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sweet, witty, clever ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: cinderella story, romance, fall in love, royal family, love and romance, opposites attract, hidden identity, master and servant, couples, disorder, rich and poor, village ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: england, london, europe
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