Live Poll: Most Original Movie of the 2010s

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In a decade full of sequels, remakes, reboots and other forms of reworking on pre-existing material, it's time to salute these 'standalone' movies that owned their success to their own creativity, inventiveness, an intelligent concept and a smart capability to transcend or subvert the usual cinematic tropes and be both emotionally and intellectually appealing... movies that prove that cinema can still surprise us.

So, which of these movies do you think is the most original of the 2010s?

https://www.imdb.com/list/ls058167390/

https://www.imdb.com/poll/sB1pWRLJW3A/
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15yearsIMDber aka ElMo

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Posted 2 months ago

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Breumaster

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Hi, ElMo. :D
You should make your list public.
I can't see anything.
Greetz.

P.S.: Btw - what about that?:
https://www.imdb.com/list/ls093709994/
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15yearsIMDber aka ElMo

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We didn't have the same kind of movies in mind... I meant movies that rely on original premises... most of them aren't dramas in the "restrictive" meaning of the word.
The list is public now.
Thanks.
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Breumaster

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Thank you. I'm glad that our ideas do not collide. I wasn't sure about that, specially because your list was in private mode. So I can let my suggestion stay. :D
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For Your Consideration:

1. Andhadhun (2018)

2. The Tree of Life (2011)

3. Whiplash (2014)

4. Ugly (2013)

5. Raman Raghav 2.0 (2016)
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I'll vote for Whiplash.
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Peter, Champion

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Hugo and Gone Girl are based on books, though.
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Breumaster

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What about 'Swiss Army Man'?
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4034354/
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Breumaster

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'The Interview'?
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2788710/
'Sausage Party'?
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1700841/
(I laughed real hard at some scenes)
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Hi ElMo, 'Good list! Anamalisa or The Lobster would get my vote. 

FYC:

Shoplifters
First Reformed
The Florida Project
Kedi
Tree of Life
Nocturnal Animals
The Favourite
Parasite

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Great idea!  
Of these? Gravity.
If a movie can have basically one person in it and still be fairly interesting, that's shows talent.
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15yearsIMDber aka ElMo

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I added many suggestions based on their synopsis... thanks everybody!
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Correction: "owned their success" -> "owed their success"
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FYC:

The Master
The Square
Melancholia

(maybe instead of some of the films by directors represented twice in your list: Nolan, Lanthimos, Wes Anderson)
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15yearsIMDber aka ElMo

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You're right, I kept one film for each director
Thanks for the typo too
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Good list/idea! I'm going to second Parasite. I'd also like to suggest Okja, Looper, The Shape of Water, and even though it's about to get a sequel, A Quiet Place currently works very well as a standalone. 
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The Tree of Life
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Typo:
you might discuss the list here
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rubyfruit76, Champion

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Yay, I get to vote for 'The Florida Project,' lol. That makes you my favorite person today, ElMo. : )

Is "one by director" a typo? I was confused at first but then I thought, oh, is this supposed to be "one per director?" 

'Great list.
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15yearsIMDber aka ElMo

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All typos fixed. THANKS
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Congratulations! A very origin idea! :D
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How's Inception original? It literally took idea from Paprika.
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How's Inception original? It literally took idea from Paprika [2]