What are the 10 best films in the Looke catalog

Not as well-known as Netflix and Amazon Prime Video, Looke is a subscription streaming service that offers a very interesting catalog. Furthermore, it is wider than the competition when it comes to classics and old films.

In this sense, we have compiled 10 interesting films present in the Looke catalog that you will not find on other more popular platforms.

The Host (2006)

Gwoemul (2006) / Credit: Showbox (publicity)

South Korean monster film that combines horror, comedy, drama and science fiction, “The Host” received international critical acclaim. The film is directed by Bong Joon-ho, the same director as “Parasite” (2019).

The story unfolds around a monstrous creature that emerges from the Han River in Seoul. The monster captures a girl, and her family embarks on a dangerous journey to rescue her.

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After Hours (1985)

After Hours (1985) / Credit: Warner Bros. Pictures (disclosure)

Despite being one of Martin Scorsese's least known films, “After Hours” is recognized by many of the director's admirers and some critics as one of his best works.

The story follows a night of madness and bizarre events in New York experienced by an ordinary office worker with a monotonous life, who hates his job.

The Spy (2006)

Zwartboek (2006) / Credit: A-Film Distribution (publicity)

Directed by the cult-loved Paul Verhoeven, “The Spy” is a highly praised Dutch spy feature film. The film stars Carice van Houten, known for playing the character Melisandre in the series “Game of Thrones”.

In the plot, a Jewish singer (van Houten) joins the Dutch resistance as a spy after her family is killed in World War II by the Nazis.

The Silent Warrior (2009)

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With a plot that addresses Norse mythology and Vikings, this film is directed by Danish Nicolas Winding Refn (“Drive”, “The Neon Demon”).

Starring Mads Mikkelsen, the film follows a silent and extremely strong Norse warrior who is held prisoner in a village and forced to fight. However, he manages to escape and, alongside the village boy who fed him while he was imprisoned, travels with a group of Christian crusaders by ship to the Holy Land.

The Devil's Backbone (2001)

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Horror film directed by Guillermo del Toro, “The Devil's Backbone” is set during the Spanish Civil War. Widely well received, the film is considered one of the best of Del Toro's career.

The story follows a boy left in an orphanage where everyone receives him with hostility. Furthermore, it is haunted by the ghost of a boy who indicates the place's sinister secrets.

All That Jazz – The Show Must Go On (1979)

All That Jazz (1979) / Credit: Columbia Pictures (publicity)

Acclaimed by specialized critics, 'All That Jazz' is a dramatic musical that won 4 Oscars. The film is directed by Bob Fosse, who created a fantastical and psychedelic semi-autobiographical work that portrays his career as an actor, choreographer, dancer and director.

The story follows a director and choreographer (Roy Scheider) who is compulsive in his craft and leads a lifestyle that abuses alcohol, sex and amphetamines. However, when he suffers a heart attack, his imagination takes over, and he begins to have visions of death and musical numbers from his life.

Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)

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Epic spaghetti western directed by the master Sergio Leone, “Once Upon a Time in the West” is considered one of the best films in the history of cinema. Charles Bronson plays a mysterious gunman who carries a harmonica, and Henry Fonda plays the villain. Jason Robards and Claudia Cardinale are part of the main cast.

The plot unfolds amidst a narrative of violence and revenge, centered on the dispute over land desired for the construction of a railway.

In the Silence of the Night (1950)

In a Lonely Place (1950) / Credit: Columbia Pictures (publicity)

This classic directed by the genius Nicholas Ray is considered one of the best noirs in the history of the seventh art. The film stars Humphrey Bogart and Gloria Grahame.

The plot follows a hot-tempered screenwriter (Bogart) who is the prime suspect in the murder of a young girl. However, he counts on the help of his kind neighbor (Grahame).

Luck in Love (1988)

Bull Durham (1988) / Credit: Orion Pictures (publicity)

With box office success and critical acclaim, “Luck in Love” is a romantic comedy set in the world of baseball.

Directed by Ron Shelton, the film follows Annie (Susan Sarandon), a fanatical baseball fan. She lives a love triangle with the new player Nuke (Tim Robbins) and the veteran Crash (Kevin Costner), assigned to train Nuke.

Nights of Cabíria (1957)

Le notti di Cabiria (1957) / Credit: DDL Cinematografica, Les Films Marceau (publicity)

Considered one of the best works by the renowned Federico Fellini, “Noites de Cabíria” stands out for starring Giulietta Masina, whose performance is widely acclaimed.

The film's plot follows the journey of Cabíria, a prostitute who faces a series of challenges and disappointments in her search for love and happiness.

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