Parrots

Real or fictional, I love parrots a lot. I just wish more filmmakers appreciated them, because this is a tragically short list.
View:
Log in to copy items to your own lists.
1.
The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill (2003 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A homeless musician finds meaning to his life when he starts a friendship with dozens of parrots. (83 mins.)
Director: Judy Irving
“ A wonderful documentary by any standard and a feast for parrot lovers. ” - capetrov
 
2.
Rio (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
When Blu, a domesticated macaw from small-town Minnesota, meets the fiercely independent Jewel, he takes off on an adventure to Rio de Janeiro with the bird of his dreams. (96 mins.)
Director: Carlos Saldanha
 
3.
Nature (1982 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Documentary series exploring various global wildlife issues and subjects. (60 mins.)
Director: Nigel Cole
 
4.
Paulie (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Paulie, a talking parrot, recounts his travels looking for his original owner to a Russian janitor who helps him to the end of his journey. (91 mins.)
Director: John Roberts
“ A comedy with Jay Mohr doing a Buddy Hackett impression should not make me cry, but it totally did. ” - capetrov
 
5.
Nature (1982 TV Series)
Episode: The Real Macaw (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Documentary series exploring various global wildlife issues and subjects. (60 mins.)
Director: Nigel Cole
 
6.
A Bird of the Air (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A man in search of his past, and a woman who lives in the moment, are brought together when they pursue the origins of a stray parrot in this comedic and romantic drama. (108 mins.)
 
7.
The Real Macaw (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
An ancient talking macaw named Mac becomes the saving grace for an elderly man threatened with a nursing home... (91 mins.)