Most Popular "American Literature" Titles
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1. Sleepy Hollow (1999)
R | 105 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate the decapitations of 3 people with the culprit being the legendary apparition, the Headless Horseman.
2. The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
Not Rated | 129 min | Drama
A poor Midwest family is forced off of their land. They travel to California, suffering the misfortunes of the homeless in the Great Depression.
3. The Fountainhead (1949)
Approved | 114 min | Drama, Romance
An uncompromising, visionary architect struggles to maintain his integrity and individualism despite personal, professional and economic pressures to conform to popular standards.
4. The Old Man and the Sea (1958)
86 min | Adventure, Drama
An old Cuban fisherman's dry spell is broken when he hooks a gigantic fish that drags him out to sea. Based on Ernest Hemingway's story.
5. All the King's Men (1949)
Approved | 110 min | Drama
The rise and fall of a corrupt politician, who makes his friends richer and retains power by dint of a populist appeal.
7. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945)
PG | 129 min | Drama
Encouraged by her idealistic if luckless father, a bright and imaginative young woman comes of age in a Brooklyn tenement during the early 1900s.
8. Alice Adams (1935)
Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The misadventures of two social-climbing women in small town America.
9. The Naked and the Dead (1958)
131 min | Drama, War
In the Pacific during World War 2, the officers live a comfortable life with good food, good drink and good quarters. To them, war is a game which they know they will win and the common ... See full summary »
10. The Story of Temple Drake (1933)
70 min | Drama
A wealthy but neurotic Southern belle finds herself trapped in the hideout of a gang of vicious bootleggers. The gang's leader lusts after her, and is determined not to let anything stand in the way of his having her.
11. The Age of Innocence (1934)
Approved | 81 min | Drama, Romance
An engaged attorney and a divorcee fall for each other in 1870s Manhattan.
12. Babbitt (1934)
74 min | Drama
Middle aged George F. Babbitt is a leading citizen in the town of Zenith, the fastest growing community in America according to its town sign. George is a large part of that growth as a ... See full summary »
13. Corso: The Last Beat (2009)
Following Beat Poet Gregory Corso - literary compatriot of Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg and William Burroughs -- throughout Europe, discovering his past, and facing his death.
14. The History of the English Language: Second Edition (2008 Video)
Professor Seth Lerer lectures on the history of the English language, from its earliest roots to its modern forms, and includes lively commentary on American English.
Star: Seth Lerer
15. Tell About the South: Voices in Black and White (1998 TV Movie)
Tell About the South: Voices in Black and White is a series of three feature length films telling the story of modern Southern Literature, one of the major cultural achievements of our time.
100 min | Documentary, Biography
What happens when a sprightly divorcée school teacher writes a fan letter to a lonely, depressed novelist who hasn't been published in years? Will the writer's improbable new muse somehow ... See full summary »