Most Popular "Beatnik" Titles
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1. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
PG | 115 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A young boy wins a tour through the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world, led by the world's most unusual candy maker.
Votes: 324,278 | Gross: $206.46M
3. An Education (2009)
PG-13 | 100 min | Drama
A coming-of-age story about a teenage girl in 1960s suburban London, and how her life changes with the arrival of a playboy nearly twice her age.
Votes: 112,841 | Gross: $12.57M
4. The Apartment (1960)
Approved | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A man tries to rise in his company by letting its executives use his apartment for trysts, but complications and a romance of his own ensue.
6. Down with Love (2003)
PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Romance
Aaaah... it's New York City in 1962, and love is blooming between a journalist and a feminist advice author, who's falling head over heels despite her beau's playboy lifestyle.
Votes: 33,399 | Gross: $20.30M
9. The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)
PG | 111 min | Comedy, Fantasy
A naive business graduate is installed as president of a manufacturing company as part of a stock scam.
Votes: 65,880 | Gross: $2.87M
11. Janis: Little Girl Blue (2015)
103 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Musician Cat Power narrates this documentary on Janis Joplin's evolution into a star from letters that Joplin wrote over the years to her friends, family, and collaborators.
Votes: 2,297 | Gross: $0.41M
12. Absolute Beginners (1986)
PG-13 | 108 min | Drama, Fantasy, Musical
In 1958 London a young photographer seeks media stardom to keep the love of a beautiful, aspiring fashion designer.
Votes: 2,501 | Gross: $0.93M
13. Howl (2010)
R | 84 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
As Allen Ginsberg talks about his life and art, his most famous poem is illustrated in animation while the obscenity trial of the work is dramatized.
Votes: 10,806 | Gross: $0.62M
14. Art School Confidential (2006)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama
Starting from childhood attempts at illustration, the protagonist pursues his true obsession to art school. But as he learns how the art world really works, he finds that he must adapt his vision to the reality that confronts him.
Votes: 14,961 | Gross: $3.30M
16. Together (2000)
R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Elisabeth leaves her abusive and drunken husband Rolf, she packs her bags, takes the kids and goes to her brother Göran. The year is 1975 and Göran lives in a commune called Together. ... See full summary »
Votes: 17,586 | Gross: $1.07M
17. Beach Party (1963)
101 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
"Beach Party" was the first of of a series of seven related AIP beach party films. The others are Muscle Beach Party, Bikini Beach, Pajama Party, Beach Blanket Bingo, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini and The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini.
18. Bells Are Ringing (1960)
126 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Ella Peterson is a Brooklyn telephone answering service operator who tries to improve the lives of her clients by passing along bits of information she hears from other clients. She falls ... See full summary »
19. The Fugitive Kind (1960)
Approved | 119 min | Drama, Romance
Val Xavier, a drifter of obscure origins arrives at a small town and gets a job in a store run by Lady Torrence, a sex-starved woman whose husband Jabe M. Torrance is dying of cancer ... See full summary »
21. The Last Time I Committed Suicide (1997)
R | 92 min | Biography, Drama
Neal Cassady is living the beat life during the 1940s, working at The Tire Yard and and philandering around town. However, he has visions of a happy life with kids and a white picket fence.... See full summary »
Votes: 1,696 | Gross: $0.01M
22. The Day the Earth Caught Fire (1961)
Unrated | 98 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Romance
When the USA and Russia unwittingly test atomic bombs at the same time, it alters the nutation (axis of rotation) of the Earth.
23. A Bucket of Blood (1959)
Approved | 66 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror
A frustrated and talentless artist finds acclaim for a plaster covered dead cat that is mistaken as a skillful statuette. Soon the desire for more praise leads to an increasingly deadly series of works.
25. Uncle Howard (2016)
96 min | Documentary, Biography
Director Howard Brookner died of AIDS in NYC in 1989 while in post-production on his breakthrough Hollywood movie. His body of work has been buried for 30 years in William Burroughs' bunker... See full summary »
26. Blame it on Fidel (2006)
Unrated | 99 min | Drama, History
A 9-year-old girl weathers big changes in her household as her parents become radical political activists in 1970-71 Paris.
Votes: 4,316 | Gross: $0.17M
27. Blood Bath (1966)
Unrated | 62 min | Horror
A crazed artist who believes himself to be the reincarnation of a murderous vampire kills young women, then boils their bodies in a vat.
36. For Those Who Think Young (1964)
Approved | 96 min | Comedy
Surfing college students hang out at a club watching comedian Uncle Woody and drinking Pepsis. Rich playboy "Ding" Pruitt falls for Sandy Palmer. His grandfather tries to have the club ... See full summary »
37. The Bachelor Party (1957)
Approved | 92 min | Drama
Five office friends meet up for a night on the town to celebrate the forthcoming marriage of one of them. As the night wears on and the drink starts to tell, they become more confidential ... See full summary »
38. The Party's Over (1965)
94 min | Drama
An American businessman visits London and is horrified to discover his nubile teenage daughter has become involved with a gang of thuggish "beatniks". Her involvement leads to wild parties, sex, death and necrophilia.
39. Daddy-O (1958)
Approved | 74 min | Crime, Music, Mystery
Phil, a part-time truck driver and singer who wears his pants far too high, meets a feisty platinum blonde who challenges him to a drag race through Griffith Park. When he is caught and ... See full summary »
40. Untamed Youth (1957)
80 min | Drama
Sisters Jane and Penny are arrested for hitchhiking on their way to Los Angeles when they stop for a quick skinny-dip in a rural town. Local agricultural magnate Tropp is a sponsor for a ... See full summary »
41. Divine Trash (1998)
97 min | Documentary
The life and times of Baltimore film maker and midnight movie pioneer, John Waters. Intercut with a 1972 interview of Waters are clips from his first films and recent interviews with his ... See full summary »
Votes: 848 | Gross: $0.04M
42. What's So Bad About Feeling Good? (1968)
94 min | Comedy
A new infection that simply makes people feel happy is treated as a threat by the authorities while its "victims" work to spread it to others.
43. William S. Burroughs: A Man Within (2010)
87 min | Documentary
William S. Burroughs: featuring never before seen footage as well as exclusive interviews with his closest friends and colleagues. Born the heir of the Burroughs' adding machine estate, he ... See full summary »
Votes: 854 | Gross: $0.05M
44. Pull My Daisy (1959)
30 min | Short
Milo is a railroad brakeman, his wife a painter. They have some poet friends who spend a good bit of time hanging out at their apartment. When Milo and his wife are visited by their bishop,... See full summary »
45. Timesplitters: Future Perfect (2005 Video Game)
M | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Sergeant Cortez is on a mission back in time to save all of humanity...if time doesn't end up killing him first. Sent to undo the TimeSplitter threat before the threat manifests in the ... See full summary »
47. Waxie Moon in Fallen Jewel (2015)
88 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Can Seattle's gender-blending celebrity find love in The Emerald City? Join Waxie Moon in an epic journey (spanning decades) as she learns the value of friendship, family and fashion