Sundance Interest List 2017by Col Needham | last updated - 4 days ago
I am the Founder & CEO of IMDb. This is a list of the movies which I am hoping to see at Sundance in 2017 (in alphabetical order after one of the opening night films). Titles are moved over to my Sundance Film Festival 2017 (http://www.imdb.com/list/ls066975621/) list as I watch them.
- Movies or TV
- IMDb Rating
- In Theaters
- Release Year
93 min | Crime, Thriller | Completed
When a depressed woman is burglarized, she finds a new sense of purpose by tracking down the thieves alongside her obnoxious neighbor. But they soon find themselves dangerously out of their depth against a pack of degenerate criminals.
4. Beach Rats (2017)
An aimless teenager on the outer edges of Brooklyn struggles to escape his bleak home life and navigate questions of self-identity, as he balances his time between his delinquent friends, a... See full summary »
6. Before I Fall (2017)
99 min | Drama, Mystery | Completed
February 12 is just another day in Sam's charmed life until it turns out to be her last. Stuck reliving her last day over one inexplicable week, Sam untangles the mystery around her death and discovers everything she's in danger of losing.
7. Berlin Syndrome (2017)
116 min | Thriller | Post-production
A passionate holiday romance leads to an obsessive relationship, when an Australian photojournalist wakes one morning in a Berlin apartment and is unable to leave.
9. Bitch (2017)
93 min | Comedy, Drama, Family | Post-production
The provocative tale of a woman (Marianna Palka) who snaps under crushing life pressures and assumes the psyche of a vicious dog. Her philandering, absentee husband (Jason Ritter) is forced... See full summary »
10. Brigsby Bear (2017)
100 min | Comedy | Post-production
Brigsby Bear Adventures is a children's TV show produced for an audience of one: James. When the show abruptly ends, James's life changes forever, and he sets out to finish the story ... See full summary »
11. Burning Sands (2017)
96 min | Drama | Post-production
Deep into Hell Week, a favored pledgee is torn between honoring his code of silence or standing up against the intensifying violence of underground hazing.
12. Bushwick (2017)
94 min | Action, Adventure | Post-production
When a Texas military force invades their Brooklyn neighborhood, 20-year-old Lucy and war veteran Stupe must depend on each other to survive.
15. Dayveon (2017)
In the wake of his older brother's death, 13-year-old Dayveon spends the sweltering summer days roaming his rural Arkansas town. When he falls in with a local gang, he becomes drawn to the camaraderie and violence of their world.
20. Golden Exits (2017)
94 min | Drama | Completed
An intersectional narrative of two families in Brooklyn and the unraveling of unspoken unhappiness that occurs when a young foreign girl spending time abroad upsets the balance on both sides.
21. God's Own Country (2017)
104 min | Drama, Romance | Completed
Spring. Yorkshire. Young farmer Johnny Saxby numbs his daily frustrations with binge drinking and casual sex, until the arrival of a Romanian migrant worker for lambing season ignites an intense relationship that sets Johnny on a new path.
24. Ingrid Goes West (2017)
97 min | Comedy, Drama | Post-production
Ingrid Thorburn (Plaza), a mentally disturbed young woman, becomes obsessed with Taylor Sloane (Olsen), a social media star who appears to have the perfect life. But when Ingrid decides to ... See full summary »
26. L.A. Times (2017)
97 min | Comedy | Post-production
In this classically styled comedy of manners set in Los Angeles, sophisticated thirtysomethings try to determine whether ideal happiness exists in coupledom or if the perfectly suited couple is actually just an urban myth.
28. The Last Word (2017)
R | 108 min | Comedy | Completed
Harriett is a retired businesswoman who tries to control everything around her. When she decides to write her own obituary, a young journalist takes up the task of finding out the truth resulting in a life-altering friendship.
32. Marjorie Prime (2017)
98 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery | Post-production
A service that provides holographic recreations of deceased loved ones and allows a man (Robbins) to come face-to-face with the younger version of his late father-in-law (Hamm).
34. My Life as a Zucchini (2016)
70 min | Animation, Family
Courgette (Zucchini) is an intriguing nickname for a 9-year-old boy. Although his unique story is surprisingly universal. After his mother's disappearance, Courgette is befriended by a ... See full summary »
35. The Nile Hilton Incident (2017)
106 min | Thriller | Post-production
Set against the backdrop of the Egyptian Revolution, the thriller features a police officer who investigates the murder of a woman. What initially seems to be a killing of a prostitute ... See full summary »
36. Novitiate (2017)
123 min | Drama | Completed
Set in the early 1960s and during the era of Vatican II, a young woman in training to become a nun struggles with issues of faith, the changing church and sexuality.
37. Patti Cake$ (2017)
Straight out of Jersey comes Patricia Dombrowski, a.k.a. Killa P, a.k.a. Patti Cake$, an aspiring rapper fighting through a world of strip malls and strip clubs on an unlikely quest for glory.
40. Rebel in the Rye (2017)
106 min | Biography, Drama | Completed
The life of celebrated but reclusive author, J.D. Salinger, who gained worldwide fame with the publication of his novel, The Catcher in the Rye.
41. Red Dog: True Blue (2016)
88 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
An iconic Australian story of family, friendship and adventure, between a young boy and a scrappy one-of-a-kind dog that would grow up to become an Australian legend.
43. Roxanne Roxanne (2017)
100 min | Drama | Completed
In the early 1980s, the most feared battle MC in Queens, New York, was a fierce teenage girl with the weight of the world on her shoulders. At the age of 14, Lolita "Roxanne Shanté" Gooden ... See full summary »
46. Thoroughbred (2017)
90 min | Drama, Thriller | Completed
Two teenage girls in suburban Connecticut rekindle their unlikely friendship after years of growing apart. In the process, they learn that neither is what she seems to be, and that a murder might solve both of their problems.
48. Walking Out (2017)
95 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery | Post-production
An urban teenager journeys to Montana to hunt big game with his estranged father. Father and son struggle to connect, until a brutal encounter in the heart of the wilderness changes everything.
49. Where Is Kyra? (2017)
98 min | Drama | Post-production
In Brooklyn, New York, Kyra (Pfeiffer) loses her job and struggles to survive on her ailing mother's income. As the weeks and months go on, her problems worsen. This leads her on a risky and enigmatic path that threatens her life.
52. XX (2017)
80 min | Horror | Completed
An all female horror anthology featuring new work from Karyn Kusama, Annie Clark, Roxanne Benjamin and Jovanka Vuckovic.
53. The Yellow Birds (2017)
110 min | Drama, War | Completed
Two young soldiers, Bartle (21) and Murph (18) navigate the terrors of the Iraq war under the command of the older, troubled Sergeant Sterling. All the while, Bartle is tortured by a promise he made to Murph's mother before their deployment.
54. Newness (2017)
112 min | Drama | Post-production
In contemporary Los Angeles, two millennials navigating a social media-driven hookup culture begin a relationship that pushes both emotional and physical boundaries.