character-driven

4.2

Good

Joe (2013)

An ex-con, who is the unlikeliest of role models, meets a 15-year-old boy and is faced with the choice of redemption or ruin.(Via IMDb)

4.7

Good

Divines (2016)

In a ghetto near Paris where drugs and religion reign supreme, Dounia is hungry for her share of power and success. Enlisting the help of her best friend, Maimouna, she decides to follow the footsteps...

4.8

Good

Killers (2014)

A psychopathic Japanese executive accidentally triggers a journalist's 'dark side'. They begin to connect over the Internet and make a complicated bond. (Via IMDb)

4.7

Good

Into the Wild (2007)

After graduating from Emory University, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in...

4.6

Good

Nightcrawler (2014)

When Louis Bloom, a driven man desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story. Aiding him i...

4

Good

3.8
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Headhunters (2011)

An accomplished headhunter risks everything to obtain a valuable painting owned by a former mercenary.(Via IMDb)

3.5

Okay

Stretch (2014)

A hard-luck limo driver struggles to go straight and pay off a debt to his bookie. He takes on a job with a crazed passenger, whose sought-after ledger implicates some seriously dangerous criminals. (...

4.8

Good

Ip Man (2008)

During the Japanese invasion of 1937 a wealthy martial artist if forced to leave his home and work to support his family, he reluctantly agrees to train others in Wing Chun for self-defense. ( Via IMD...

4.6

Good

Limitless (2011)

With the help of a mysterious pill that enables the user to access 100 percent of his brain abilities, a struggling writer becomes a financial wizard, but it also puts him in a new world with lots of ...

3.6

Okay

God Bless America (2011)

On a mission to rid society of its most repellent citizens, terminally ill Frank makes an unlikely accomplice in 16-year-old Roxy.(via IMDb)

4

Good

5
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Super (2010)

After his wife falls under the influence of a drug dealer, an everyday guy transforms himself into Crimson Bolt, a superhero with the best intentions, but lacking in heroic skills. (via IMDb)

4.6

Good

Chronicle (2012)

Whilst attending a party, three high school friends gain superpowers after making an incredible discovery underground. Soon, though, they find their lives spinning out of control and their bond tested...

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