Most popular film from each country (as of 12/2014)
A collaborative collection moderated by juandr
"ie. for each country, the one* movie with the largest number of rankings. (For international co-productions, I selected the movie whose director is also from that country.) Not included (mostly because all movies listed were made by directors of other nationalities): Aruba, Gabon, Luxembourg, Macau, Monaco, Namibia, Nicaragua. * Or two or more if there is a close tie. From Belarus: In the Fog and Earth (2012). From Bhutan: Travellers & Magicians and The Cup. From Bolivia: Yawar mallku and Sexual Dependency. From Bulgaria: Zift and Svetat e golyam i spasenie debne otvsyakade. From Canada: American Psycho and The Fly (because American Psycho seemed too American). From Colombia: Maria Full of Grace (non-Colombian director) and La Cara Oculta. From USA: The Matrix and Fight Club. From Finland: The Man Without a Past, Iron Sky, Mindhunters. Costa Rica: Gestacion and Del amor y otros demonios. Croatia: Border Post and Fine Dead Girls. Cuba: Buena Vista Social Club, I am Cuba (not directed by Cubans but should be here), and Strawberry and Chocolate. Cyprus: The Cherry Orchard (set in Paris but directed by Mihalis Kakogiannis) and Visions of Europe. Czech Republic: Kolya, followed by Little Otik. Dominican Republic: Jean Gentil and Ballplayer: Pelotero. East Germany: First Spaceship on Venus, followed by Ich war neunzehn. Egypt: Cairo Station and The Square. Guinea: Le ballon d'or and Dakan. Guinea-Bissau: The Battle of Tabato and Po di Sangui. Haiti: L'homme sur les quais, and Lumumba. Hong Kong: Kung Fu Hustle and Hero. India: The Fall, and 3 Idiots. Indonesia: Merantau and Lady Terminator. Iraq: Turtles Can Fly, Son of Babylon. Italy: Life is Beautiful and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. Kenya: Nairobi Half Life and The First Grader. Spain: The Others, Talk to Her. Lithuania: Koridorius and Vanishing Waves. Mexico: Pan's Labyrinth (not particularly Mexican) and Amores Perros. Netherlands: The Vanishing and Black Book. Norway: Troll Hunter, Dead Snow, and Headhunters. Pakistan: Zibahkhana and Silent Waters. Peru: Anaconda and The Milk of Sorrow. Poland: The Pianist, and Three Colors: Blue. Trinidad and Tobago: I'm Santana: The Movie, and Doubles with Slight Pepper. Tunisia: The Silences of the Palace, and El-haimoune. Turkey: Eskiya and Head-On. Uganda: Who Killed Captain Alex? and Where Are You Taking Me? Uzbekistan: Aral, Fishing in an Invisible Sea, Bo Ba Bu, Ty ne sirota. Venezuela: Araya, La casa del fin de los tiempos, Secuestro Express. Vietnam: The Scent of Green Papaya and Cyclo. West Germany: The NeverEnding Story, Das Boot, Aguirre: The Wrath of God. Yemen: Al Bayt Al Kabeer (2013), The Mulberry House (2013). Note: 1. Cape Verde only had one movie listed (O Testamento do Senhor Napumoceno), whose director is Portuguese. 2. For Cyprus, Visions of Europe (2004) has a segment called "My House on Tape". Also for Liechtenstein: director Emmanuel Benben (segment of Paris Je T'Aime). See also: http://kinomusorka.ru/en/countries-page-10.html"
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