Starting in 2022, Borrowing Tape will spotlight top films to watch and enjoy via our homepage and social media.

1

Ran

1985

Dir. Akira Kurosawa

Action | Drama | War

An aged warlord abdicates his power to the eldest of his three sons.

2

1978

Dir. Claudia Weill

Comedy | Drama

This deceptively simple film has a tone and aesthetic that will delight fans of Lena Dunham and Noah Baumbach.

3

2015

Dir. Charlie Kaufman

Anomalisa
Animation | Comedy | Drama

During a routine business trip, Michael, a customer service guru meets a woman named Lisa.

4

1962

Dir. Luis Buñuel

The Exterminating Angel
Drama | Fantasy

After an upper-class dinner party, the aristocrats in attendance mysteriously find themselves unable to leave.

5

2016

Dir. Taika Waititi

Image from Hunt For The Wilderpeople
Action | Comedy | Drama

When Ricky and his Uncle Hec (Sam Neill) disappear into the New Zealand bush, their disappearance sparks a national manhunt.

6

1978

Dir. Martin Rosen, John Hubley

Still from Watership Down
Animation | Advennture | Drama

A young rabbit has a prophetic vision that the end of his warren is near, he persuades seven other rabbits to leave with him in search of a new home.

7

2014

Dir. Olivier Assayas

Image from Clouds of Sils Maria
Drama

Juliette Binoche plays an actress who watches her legacy become usurped by the next generation, played by Chloë Grace Moretz.

8

2015

Dir. Grímur Hákonarson

Image from Rams (2015)
Drama

In an Icelandic farming valley, two brothers who haven't spoken in 40 years come together to try to save their sheep. 

9

2018

Dir. Bo Burnham

Comedy | Drama

An introverted teenage girl tries to survive the last week of her eighth-grade year.

10

2016

Dir. Martin Koolhoven

Drama | Mystery | Thriller

A fugitive wrongly accused of a crime is hunted by a vengeful preacher.

11

In the Mouth of Madness

1994

Dir. John Carpenter

In The Mouth of Madness
Drama | Fantasy | Horror

An insurance investigator discovers the impact a horror writer's books have on his fans.

12

Upstream Color

2013

Dir. Shane Carruth

Upstream Color
Drama | Sci-Fi

A man and a woman are drawn together and they try to figure out why. 

13

Jurassic Park

1993

Dir. Steven Spielberg

Jurassic Park entrance
Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi

A severe power outage lets genetically revived dinosaurs escape from their encloses and run amok.

14

Thoroughbreds

2017

Dir. Cory Finley

Anya Taylor-Joy in Thoroughbreds
Comedy | Crime | Drama

Two friends rekindle their friendship to plot a murder.