dorrk's Top 100 Favorite Foreign Language Films of the 2000s

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Together 2000, 106 min.

Lukas Moodysson     Starring: Lisa LindgrenMichael NyqvistEmma Samuelsson

Comedy    Coming-of-Age    Drama

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Thirst 2009, 133 min.

Chan-wook Park     Starring: Kang-ho SongOk-vin KimHae-sook Kim

Black Comedy    Drama    Foreign Language Film

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A Prophet 2009, 155 min.

Jacques Audiard     Starring: Niels ArestrupTahar RahimAdel Bencherif

Crime Drama    Crime    Drama

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Mother 2009, 129 min.

Joon-ho Bong     Starring: Park Eun-kyoJin GooKu Jin

Crime    Drama    Family Drama

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Revanche 2008, 121 min.

Götz Spielmann     Starring: Johannes KrischIrina PotapenkoAndreas Lust

Crime    Crime Drama    Crime Thriller

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Irreversible 2002, 97 min.

Gaspar Noé     Starring: Monica BellucciAlbert DupontelVincent Cassel

Crime Drama    Crime    Drama

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Hero 2002, 99 min.

Yimou Zhang     Starring: Jet LiTony Leung Chiu WaiMaggie Cheung

Action    Epic    Foreign Language Film

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Oldboy 2003, 120 min.

Chan-wook Park     Starring: Dal-su OhMin-sik ChoiJi-tae Yu

Based-on-Comics    Based-on-Manga    Drama

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Spirited Away 2001, 125 min.

Hayao Miyazaki     Starring: Rumi HîragiMiyu IrinoMari Natsuki

Adventure    Animation    Anime

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Lady Vengeance 2005, 112 min.

Chan-wook Park     Starring: Yeong-ae LeeMin-sik ChoiShi-hoo Kim

Crime    Crime Drama    Drama

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The Isle 2000, 90 min.

Ki-duk Kim     Starring: Jung SuhYoosuk kimHang-Seon Jang

Drama    Erotic Drama    Foreign Language Film

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Merantau 2009, 134 min.

Gareth Evans     Starring: Iko UwaisSisca JessicaChristine Hakim

Action    Drama    Foreign Language Film

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Ip Man 2008, 106 min.

Wilson Yip     Starring: Donnie YenSimon YamSiu-Wong Fan

Action    Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic

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Strange Circus 2005, 108 min.

Sion Sono     Starring: Masumi MiyazakiIssei IshidaRie Kuwana

Drama    Foreign Language Film    Horror

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Fearless 2006, 103 min.

Ronny Yu     Starring: Dong YongPaw Hee-chingNathan Jones

Action    Foreign Language Film    Martial Arts

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The Host 2006, 119 min.

Joon-ho Bong     Starring: Kang-ho SongHie-bong ByeonHae-il Park

Foreign Language Film    Horror    Monster Film

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Antares 2004, 119 min.

Götz Spielmann     Starring: Petra MorzéAndreas PattonHary Prinz

Drama    Ensemble Film    Erotic Drama

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Yi Yi: A One and a Two 2000, 173 min.

Edward Yang     Starring: Nien-Jen WuSu-Yun KoKelly Lee

Drama    Ensemble Film    Family Drama

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Visible Secret 2001, 101 min.

Ann Hui     Starring: Eason ChanQi ShuAnthony Chau-Sang Wong

Comedy    Foreign Language Film    Ghost Film

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Exiled 2006, 100 min.

Johnnie To     Starring: Anthony WongFrancis NgLam Suet

Action    Action Thriller    Crime

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Vengeance 2009, 108 min.

Johnnie To     Starring: Johnny HallydaySylvie TestudAnthony Wong

Action    Action Thriller    Crime

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Paprika 2006, 90 min.

Satoshi Kon     Starring: Toru FuruyaAkio OhtsukaHideyuki Tanaka

Adventure    Animation    Anime

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Ponyo 2008, 100 min.

Hayao Miyazaki     Starring: Yuria NaraHiroki DoiJôji Tokoro

Adventure    Animation    Anime

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Time and Tide 2000, 113 min.

Hark Tsui     Starring: Nicholas TseCandy LoWu Bai

Action    Action Thriller    Buddy Film

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Elite Squad 2007, 115 min.

José Padilha     Starring: Caio JunqueiraWagner MouraAndré Ramiro

Action    Crime    Crime Drama

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