Something different


If you’re looking for something different to watch, then check one of these movies out. They’re all accessible and range from romantic comedies to sci-fi and dramas.


  • Another Earth

    On the night of the discovery of a duplicate Earth in the Solar system, a young student and composer cross paths in a tragic accident.

  • Gattaca

    A genetically inferior man assumes the identity of a superior one in order to pursue his lifelong dream of space travel.

  • Moon

    Astronaut Sam Bell has a quintessentially personal encounter toward the end of his three-year stint on the Moon.

  • Looper

    In 2074, when the mob wants to get rid of someone, the target is sent into the past, where a hired gun awaits.


  • Alpha Dog

    A drama based on the life of Jesse James Hollywood, a drug dealer who became one of the youngest men ever to be on the FBI's most wanted list.

  • 21 Grams

    A freak accident brings together a critically ill mathematician, a grieving mother and a born-again ex-con.

  • Never Let Me Go

    The lives of three friends, from their early school days into young adulthood, when the reality of the world they live in comes knocking.

  • The Town

    A longtime thief, planning his next job, tries to balance his feelings for a bank manager connected to an earlier heist, and a hell-bent F.B.I Agent.


  • Crazy, Stupid, Love.

    A middle-aged husband's life changes dramatically when his wife asks him for a divorce.

  • Garden State

    A quietly troubled young man returns home for his mother's funeral after being estranged from his family for a decade.

  • Happy Accidents

    Ruby Weaver has man trouble: she tries to fix them, so she's stuck herself with a string of losers.

  • Ruby Sparks

    A novelist struggling with writer's block finds romance in a most unusual way: by creating a female character he thinks will love him, then willing her into existence.


  • 50/50

    Inspired by a true story, a comedy centered on a 27-year-old guy who learns of his cancer diagnosis and his subsequent struggle to beat the disease.

  • House of Sand and Fog

    An abandoned wife is evicted from her house and starts a tragic conflict with her home's new owners.

  • Into the Wild

    After graduating from Emory University, top student and athlete abandons his possessions to live in the wilderness.

  • The Village

    The population of a small, isolated countryside village believe that their alliance with the mysterious creatures that inhabit the forest around them is coming to an end.


  • Lars and the Real Girl – A delusional young guy strikes up an unconventional relationship with a doll he finds on the Internet.
  • Lucky Number Slevin – A case of mistaken identity lands Slevin into the middle of a war being plotted by two of the city's most rival crime bosses. Under constant surveillance by Detective Brikowski and assassin Goodkat, he must get them before they get him.
  • Mr. Nobody – A boy stands on a station platform as a train is about to leave. Should he go with his mother or stay with his father? Infinite possibilities arise from this decision. As long as he doesn't choose, anything is possible.
  • Once – A modern-day musical about a busker and an immigrant and their eventful week, as they write, rehearse and record songs that tell their love story.
  • Up in the Air – Ryan Bingham enjoys living out of a suitcase for his job, travelling around the country firing people, but finds that lifestyle threatened by the presence of a potential love interest, and a new hire presenting a new business model.

Watched all of these? Check out the movies in Something different: Part 2.