Most Popular "Anthropology" Titles
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1. Bones (2005– )
TV-14 | 40 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama | Active
A forensic anthropologist and a cocky FBI agent build a team to investigate death causes. And quite often, there isn't more to examine than rotten flesh or mere bones.
2. Friday the 13th (1980)
X | 95 min | Horror, Mystery
Camp counselors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp that was the site of a child's drowning.
3. The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)
PG-13 | 119 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
A lawyer takes on a negligent homicide case involving a priest who performed an exorcism on a young girl.
5. The Man from Earth (2007)
87 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
An impromptu goodbye party for Professor John Oldman becomes a mysterious interrogation after the retiring scholar reveals to his colleagues he never ages and has walked the earth for 14,000 years.
6. The Act of Killing (2012)
Not Rated | 115 min | Documentary, History
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.
8. 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.
9. 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.
12. The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996)
PG-13 | 126 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Rose and Gregory, both Columbia University professors meet when Rose's sister answers Gregory's "personals" ad. Several times burned, the handsome-but-boring Gregory believes that sex has ... See full summary »
14. 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.
16. 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.
18. 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.
19. Gargoyles (1972 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 74 min | Horror
An anthropologist/paleontologist and his daughter, while travelling through the southwestern US, stumble upon a colony of living, breathing gargoyles who in the end only want to be left alone.
20. Iceman (1984)
PG | 100 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
An anthropologist who is part of an arctic exploration team discovers the body of a prehistoric Neanderthal man who is subsequently resuscitated. The researcher must then decide what to do ... See full summary »
23. 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 »
25. Night of the Demon (1980)
R | 92 min | Horror
Professor Nugent and his students embark on a journey to locate Bigfoot believed to be responsible for countless deaths. They disturb a Black Magic ritual and eventually uncover the truth ... See full summary »
26. 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.
27. Trog (1970)
GP | 93 min | Horror
A sympathetic anthropologist uses drugs and surgery to try to communicate with a primitive troglodyte who is found living in a local cave.
28. Nanook of the North (1922)
Not Rated | 79 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, Inuit living in the Arctic Circle.
29. 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.
31. Savages (1972)
R | 106 min | Fantasy, Comedy
An allegory about humankind progresses from a savage state to a civilized form, that is only a cover for it's innate barbarism.
32. Man to Man (2005)
122 min | Drama
An epic about anthropologists who hunt and capture pygmies for study back in Europe, in an attempt to illustrate the link between man and ape.
R | 93 min | Documentary, Adventure
A retired gay anthropologist revisits the native cultures he studied in his youth.
34. 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.
36. Guns, Germs and Steel (2005– )
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. 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 which shares four names and four personalities (which is the real one?) is the link... See full summary »
38. The Perfect Human (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.
40. In a Savage Land (1999)
Not Rated | 115 min | Adventure, Drama
Two anthropologists married to each other go to an island off of Papua New Guinea for field research in pre-World War II.
41. 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 »
42. Joy of Learning (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 »
43. Secrets of the Tribe (2010)
110 min | Documentary
The field of anthropology goes under the magnifying glass in this fiery investigation of the seminal research on Yanomami Indians. In the 1960s and '70s, a steady stream of anthropologists ... See full summary »
44. Yee do hung gaan (2002)
100 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller
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. Savage Terror (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.
48. The Ghost Dance (1980)
96 min | Horror, Thriller
The spirit of a long-dead warrior possesses the body of an Indian medicine man and turns him into a homicidal maniac.