Most Popular "Anthropology" Titles
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1. Bones (2005–2017)
TV-14 | 40 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Forensic anthropologist, Dr. Temperance "Bones" Brennan, and cocky FBI special agent Seeley Booth build a team to investigate murders - and quite often, there isn't more to examine than rotten flesh or mere bones.
2. Friday the 13th (1980)
R | 95 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A group of camp counselors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp which, years before, was the site of a child's drowning.
Votes: 90,968 | Gross: $37.47M
3. The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)
PG-13 | 119 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
A lawyer takes on a negligent homicide case involving a priest who performed an exorcism on a young girl.
Votes: 102,689 | Gross: $75.07M
4. The Man from Earth (2007)
Not Rated | 87 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
An impromptu goodbye party for Professor John Oldman becomes a mysterious interrogation after the retiring scholar reveals to his colleagues he has a longer and stranger past than they can imagine.
5. Altered States (1980)
R | 102 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A Harvard scientist conducts experiments on himself with a hallucinatory drug and an isolation chamber that may be causing him to regress genetically.
Votes: 25,781 | Gross: $25.00M
6. The Nanny Diaries (2007)
PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A college graduate goes to work as a nanny for a rich New York family. Ensconced in their home, she has to juggle their dysfunction, a new romance, and the spoiled brat in her charge.
Votes: 50,786 | Gross: $25.93M
7. How to Be a Player (1997)
R | 93 min | Comedy
A playboy gets the tables turned on him when a party is arranged with all of the women he has been two-timing are in attendance.
Votes: 2,497 | Gross: $13.96M
8. The Act of Killing (2012)
Not Rated | 115 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
A documentary which challenges former Indonesian death-squad leaders to reenact their mass-killings in whichever cinematic genres they wish, including classic Hollywood crime scenarios and lavish musical numbers.
Votes: 27,269 | Gross: $0.48M
12. The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996)
PG-13 | 126 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A shy, middle-aged professor enters into a romantic but non-physical relationship with an unlucky-in-love colleague.
Votes: 12,113 | Gross: $41.25M
14. Fierce People (2005)
R | 107 min | Drama, Thriller
A massage therapist looking to overcome her addictions and reconnect with her son, whose father is an anthropologist in South America studying the Yanomani people, moves in with a wealthy ex-client in New Jersey.
Votes: 5,733 | Gross: $0.09M
17. Cheerful Weather for the Wedding (2012)
PG | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A young woman frets upstairs in her family's country manor on her wedding day, fearful she's about to marry the wrong man. Downstairs, both her fiancé and her former lover grow increasingly anxious.
Votes: 1,880 | Gross: $0.00M
18. Trois souvenirs de ma jeunesse (2015)
R | 123 min | Drama
Paul is preparing to leave Tajikistan, while thinking back on his adolescent years. His childhood, his mother's madness, the parties, the trip to the USSR where he lost his virginity, the friend who betrayed him and the love of his life.
Votes: 2,348 | Gross: $0.27M
19. Gargoyles (1972 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 74 min | Horror
An anthropologist/paleontologist and his daughter, while traveling through the southwestern US, stumble upon a colony of living, breathing gargoyles.
20. Iceman (1984)
PG | 100 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
A prehistoric Neanderthal man found frozen in ice is revived by an arctic exploration team, who then attempt to use him for their own scientific means.
21. Rites of Passage (I) (2012)
R | 103 min | Thriller
An anthropology student invites his classmates and professor to his family's abandoned ranch, once a sacred Chumash burial ground, to recreate an ancient ceremony.
24. Boggy Creek II: And the Legend Continues (1984)
PG | 91 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror
A professor and three of his students camp out in the wilderness to find a Bigfoot-type creature.
25. Krippendorf's Tribe (1998)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy
An anthropologist creates a fictitious lost New Guinea tribe using his family members to cover-up for his mis-use of grant moneys.
Votes: 4,725 | Gross: $7.51M
26. Nanook of the North (1922)
Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary
In this silent predecessor to the modern documentary, film-maker Robert J. Flaherty spends one year following the lives of Nanook and his family, Inuits living in the Arctic Circle.
29. Leviathan (I) (2012)
Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary
A documentary shot in the North Atlantic and focused on the commercial fishing industry.
Votes: 2,664 | Gross: $1.09M
30. The Cannibal in the Jungle (2015)
84 min | Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi
The two-hour scripted feature THE CANNIBAL IN THE JUNGLE follows the story of an American scientist who was convicted of killing and cannibalizing two colleagues in the jungles of Flores, Indonesia in 1977.
31. The Perfect Human Diet (2012)
90 min | Documentary, History
Journalist C.J.Hunt's global quest for a solution to the obesity epidemic and diet-related disease. It explores modern dietary science, previous historical findings, ancestral native diets and the emerging field of human dietary evolution.
32. The Wild Party (1929)
Passed | 77 min | Comedy, Drama
Wild girls at a college pay more attention to parties than their classes. But when one party girl, Stella Ames, goes too far at a local bar and gets in trouble, her professor has to rescue ... See full summary »
33. Bloodmonkey (2007 Video)
90 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A renowned but mad professor leads a small group of American students into the jungles of Africa to investigate a remote tribe of killer chimpanzees rumored to be the missing link.
34. Windwalker (1980)
PG | 108 min | Adventure, Drama, Western
An ancient Indian warrior who has reached the end of his life is brought back from his 'death' to save his family from a raiding party of enemy Indians in this unique story of 'Indians ... See full summary »
Votes: 839 | Gross: $18.64M
36. Guns, Germs, and Steel (2005– )
165 min | Documentary, History
A PBS documentary concerning Jared Diamond's theory on why there is such disparity between those who have advanced technology and those who still live primitively. He argues it is due to ... See full summary »
37. Le gai savoir (1969)
95 min | Drama
How do we learn? What do we know? Night after night, not long before dawn, two young adults, Patricia and Emile, meet on a sound stage to discuss learning, discourse, and the path to ... See full summary »
38. To Walk with Lions (1999)
PG-13 | 108 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
George Adamson fights to save Kenya's wildlife. Together with his young assistant Tony Fitzjohn, Adamson battles to keep the animals on his game reserve "Kora" from dangerous poachers.
40. Three Lives and Only One Death (1996)
123 min | Comedy, Crime
Take a walk into the weird world of filmmaker Raul Ruiz as he takes us to Paris for a twisted ride. A man who shares four names and four personalities (which is the real one?) is the link ... See full summary »
44. Yee do hung gaan (2002)
100 min | Crime, Horror, Romance
This is the story of Yan, a young woman haunted by fleeting images of what she believes to be dead people. Told that it is all in her mind by her psychologist Jim, Yan still cannot find any... See full summary »
45. Det perfekte menneske (1967)
13 min | Short
An elegant and humorous film-in the guise of a serious anthropological treatise-spotlights "The Perfect Human," a model of the modern Dane created by our wishful thinking.
47. Primitif (1980)
Not Rated | 90 min | Adventure, Horror
After a raft accident in the jungle, three anthropology students and their guides attempt to escape from a primitive cannibal tribe that has hunted them down.
R | 93 min | Documentary, Adventure, Romance
A retired gay anthropologist revisits the native cultures he studied in his youth.
Votes: 767 | Gross: $0.35M
50. On Top of the Whale (1982)
90 min | Fantasy
A parody of anthropology, linguistics, and cultural imperialism. The film follows an unlikely team of linguists into the wilds of an ersatz Patagonia to study the last speakers of a dying ... See full summary »