Best award winning movies with a fresh take from Singapore

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with a fresh take from Singapore! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with a fresh take from Singapore, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Wet Season (2019)

Wet Season revolves around the life of Ling, a schoolteacher who deals with infertility while having to take care of her infirm father-in-law at home. One of Ling's students, Kok Wei Lun, develops a crush on her during remedial Chinese classes. The two become closer as Wei Lun embraces Ling's extra tutoring.

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2019-11-22 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Yann Yann Yeo, Koh Jia Ler

Rating

rating icon 6.484
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    nuanced
  2. Ranked #1 for
    minor disappointment
  3. Ranked #2 for
    inquisitive character

Trailer

Wet Season trailer
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2 The Man on the Other Side (2019)

Bonn, West Germany, 1974, in the middle of the Cold War. Young government official Sophie Zimmermann is being hunted and the only way to survive is to find out the identity of the man she knows as Dieter.

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2019-05-16 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Mari Bensel, James Carney

Rating

rating icon 5.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    moving swiftly
  2. Ranked #1 for
    straining credulity
  3. Ranked #2 for
    with MacGuffins

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3 Occupants (2015)

A documentarian named Annie has roped her husband into a project that involves setting up cameras throughout their house. Complications arise when the cameras start showing that same couple in an alternate universe.

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2015-12-14 | Horror / Science Fiction

Cast

Briana White, Michael Pugliese

Rating

rating icon 6.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #102 for
    time-loop
  2. Ranked #138 for
    purgatory
  3. Ranked #139 for
    spoon-feeding

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Occupants trailer
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4 Rust and Bone (2012)

Put in charge of his young son, Ali leaves Belgium for Antibes to live with his sister and her husband as a family. Ali's bond with Stephanie, a killer whale trainer, grows deeper after Stephanie suffers a horrible accident.

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2012-05-17 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Marion Cotillard, Matthias Schoenaerts

Rating

rating icon 7.176
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #144 for
    superb acting
  2. Ranked #191 for
    sad
  3. Ranked #200 for
    jarring sound

Trailer

Rust and Bone trailer
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5 Ilo Ilo (2013)

During the late 1990s, a busy working-class Singaporean couple hires a Filipino woman as a maid and nanny to their young son.

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2013-08-29 | Drama

Cast

Yeo Yann Yann, Chen Tian Wen

Rating

rating icon 7.024
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #134 for
    wayward
  2. Ranked #149 for
    dialed down acting
  3. Ranked #183 for
    sepia tone

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Ilo Ilo trailer
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6 A Land Imagined (2019)

A cop in Singapore investigates the disappearance of a Chinese migrant construction worker who spent sleepless nights playing a mysterious video game.

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2019-02-06 | Mystery / Drama

Cast

Peter Yu, Liu Xiaoyi

Rating

rating icon 6.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #81 for
    pulpy
  2. Ranked #179 for
    felliniesque
  3. Ranked #213 for
    like The Last Picture Show

Trailer

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7 Whether the Weather Is Fine (2021)

Against the backdrop of the Typhoon Yolanda, a mother and her son struggle for survival and deal with absurdity of fate, sustained by the hope that they carry, and what is lost and gained.

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2021-08-09 | Drama

Cast

Charo Santos-Concio, Daniel Padilla

Rating

rating icon 7.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2638 for
    symmetry plots
  2. Ranked #3774 for
    visually astounding
  3. Ranked #3964 for
    eye candy visual

Trailer

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8 The Maid (2005)

Alone for the first time and away from her family in rural Philippines, Rosa Dimaano arrives in the cosmopolitan city state of Singapore to work as a maid. Her employers Mr and Mrs Teo runs a Chinese Teochew dialect opera troupe takes well to their new domestic help. So do their mentally disabled son, Ah Soon. In Chinese superstition, the seventh month of the lunar calendar is regarded as the month when the gates of hell open for forsaken spirits to walk the earth for 30 days. Unknown to Rosa, she arrives on the eve and her hell is about to begin.

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2005-08-18 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Alessandra de Rossi, Hong Huifang

Rating

rating icon 5.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #75 for
    imprinting in head
  2. Ranked #490 for
    chilling
  3. Ranked #1456 for
    Slasher Film

Trailer

The Maid trailer
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9 Be with Me (2005)

Three tales of love wrap around the true story of a blind and deaf woman named Theresa Chan. In the first an elderly shopkeeper is devoted to his sick wife. In the second, two teenage girls become soul mates and lovers. In the third a chubby security guard tries to find the courage to woo a beautiful woman who works in his building.

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2005-05-12 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Theresa Poh Lin Chan, Chiew Sung Ching

Rating

rating icon 6.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1359 for
    unrequited love
  2. Ranked #1560 for
    neo-realism
  3. Ranked #1769 for
    proof positive

Trailer

Be with Me trailer
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10 15: The Movie (2003)

Fast, frenetic, and furious best describe the story of five teenage boys all but abandoned by the system, estranged from any parents, and discarded by life in general. They build a world of there own in which gangs, drugs, fighting, body piercing, self-harm, and even suicide are considered commonplace. The film highlights their harrowing place in time and this small world; where brotherhood is valued above all else. Impressively acted by actual street kids, the movie highlights a gritty side of modern-day Singaporean life.

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2003-04-27 | Comedy / Crime

Cast

Melvin Chen, Erick Chun

Rating

rating icon 4.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #334 for
    vomit-inducing
  2. Ranked #966 for
    bawdy
  3. Ranked #2560 for
    Mockumentary

Trailer

15: The Movie trailer
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