Most Popular "Bureaucracy" 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. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)
PG | 109 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, journeyman Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy."
4. Jarhead (2005)
R | 125 min | Drama, War
Based on former Marine Anthony Swofford's best-selling 2003 book about his pre-Desert Storm experiences in Saudi Arabia and about his experiences fighting in Kuwait.
5. The Terminal (2004)
PG-13 | 128 min | Comedy, Drama
An eastern immigrant finds himself stranded in JFK airport, and must take up temporary residence there.
6. Brazil (1985)
R | 132 min | Sci-Fi
A bureaucrat in a retro-future world tries to correct an administrative error and himself becomes an enemy of the state.
7. Serpico (1973)
R | 130 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The true story about an honest New York cop who blew the whistle on rampant corruption in the force only to have his comrades turn against him.
8. John Q (2002)
PG-13 | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A down-on-his luck father, whose insurance won't cover his son's heart transplant, takes the hospital's emergency room hostage until the doctors agree to perform the operation.
9. Conspiracy (2001 TV Movie)
R | 96 min | Drama, History, War
A dramatic recreation of the Wannsee Conference where the Nazi Final Solution phase of the Holocaust was devised.
10. Ikiru (1952)
Not Rated | 143 min | Drama
A bureaucrat tries to find a meaning in his life after he discovers he has terminal cancer.
11. Citizen X (1995 TV Movie)
R | 105 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Based on the true story of a Russian serial killer who, over many years, claimed over 50 victims, mostly under the age of 17. In what was then a Communist state, the police investigations ... See full summary »
12. The Spanish Apartment (2002)
R | 122 min | Comedy, Drama
A strait-laced French student moves into an apartment in Barcelona with a cast of six other characters from all over Europe. Together, they speak the international language of love and friendship.
14. Without Limits (1998)
PG-13 | 117 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The film follows the life of famous 1970s runner Steve Prefontaine from his youth days in Oregon to the University of Oregon where he worked with the legendary coach Bill Bowerman, later to... See full summary »
15. Stairway to Heaven (1946)
Approved | 104 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
A British wartime aviator who cheats death must argue for his life before a celestial court.
16. Songs from the Second Floor (2000)
Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Drama
A film poem inspired by the Peruvian poet César Vallejo. A story about our need for love, our confusion, greatness and smallness and, most of all, our vulnerability. It is a story with many... See full summary »
17. Gridlock'd (1997)
R | 91 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
After a friend overdoses, Spoon and Stretch decide to kick their drug habits and attempt to enroll in a government detox program. Their efforts are hampered by seemingly endless red tape, ... See full summary »
18. Missing (1982)
R | 122 min | Drama, History, Mystery
When an idealistic writer disappears during the Right Wing military coup in 1973 Chile, his wife and American businessman father try to find him.
19. The Ipcress File (1965)
109 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
In London, a counter espionage agent deals with his own bureaucracy while investigating the kidnapping and brainwashing of British scientists.
20. Tucker: The Man and His Dream (1988)
PG | 110 min | Biography, Drama
The story of Preston Tucker, the maverick car designer and his ill-fated challenge to the auto industry with his revolutionary car concept.
22. Patrik, Age 1.5 (2008)
R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama
A Swedish gay couple adopt what they think is an 18-month-old orphan, only to meet their new son, a 15-year-old homophobic delinquent.
23. The Dam Busters (1955)
Approved | 105 min | Drama, History, War
The story of how the British attacked German dams in WWII by using an ingenious technique to drop bombs where they would be most effective.
24. 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2007)
Not Rated | 113 min | Drama
A woman assists her friend in arranging an illegal abortion in 1980s Romania.
25. Mondays in the Sun (2002)
R | 113 min | Comedy, Drama
This is the story of those who live as if every day was a constant Sunday, those who spend their Mondays in the sun. The story of people who worked in a dockyard but are now unemployed.
26. Kafka (1991)
PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Writer Franz Kafka works during the day at an insurance company where events lead him to discover a mysterious underground society with strange suppressive goals.
27. Banana Joe (1982)
96 min | Comedy
A man is living happily on an island with his family, growing bananas. When a local mobster with an eye on man's property tries to take it from him, he must go to the town for the first time to get some help.
28. Dummy (2002)
R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An ex-office worker becomes a ventriloquist, leading to a date with his unemployment counselor; but his quirky family and a gauche female friend may thwart his new career and love life.
29. The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (2005)
R | 150 min | Comedy, Drama
Mr. Lazarescu, a 63 year old lonely man feels sick and calls the ambulance. When it arrives, the paramedic decides he should take him to the hospital but once there they decide to send him ... See full summary »
31. Norske byggeklosser (1972)
94 min | Comedy
The married couple Ingrid and Olav Femte meets unforeseen troubles and bureaucracy when they build a new house. A hopeless and hilarious meet with the system.
32. Billy Budd (1962)
Approved | 123 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Billy is an innocent, naive seaman in the British Navy in 1797. When the ship's sadistic master-at-arms is murdered, Billy is accused and tried.
33. Peepli (Live) (2010)
95 min | Comedy, Drama
An impoverished farmer's threat to end his life invites attention from politicians and media.
Writers: Bhadwai, Swanand Kirkire, Noon Meem Rashet, Anusha Rizvi, Gangaram Sakhet, Sanjeev Sharma | Directors: Anusha Rizvi, Mahmood Farooqui | Stars: Omkar Das Manikpuri, Raghuvir Yadav, Shalini Vatsa, Farrukh Jaffar
34. R-Point (2004)
R | 107 min | Action, Drama, Horror
During the Vietnam War, a South Korean base receives a radio transmission from a missing squad, presumed dead, and sends a platoon to rescue the lost squad from the R-Point.
35. The Man Without a Past (2002)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The second part of Aki Kaurismäki's "Finland" trilogy, the film follows a man who arrives in Helsinki and gets beaten up so severely he develops amnesia. Unable to remember his name or ... See full summary »
36. I Was a Male War Bride (1949)
Approved | 105 min | Comedy, Romance, War
Captain Henri Rochard is a French officer assigned to work with Lieut. Catherine Gates. Through a wacky series of misadventures, they fall in love and marry. When the war ends, Capt. ... See full summary »
37. The Barbarian Invasions (2003)
R | 99 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
During his final days, a dying man is reunited with old friends, former lovers, his ex-wife, and his estranged son.
38. The Boys of St. Vincent (1992 TV Movie)
186 min | Drama
The true story of boys being sexually abused at their orphanage ran by a religious community in Newfoundland.
39. Some Kind of Hero (1982)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A Vietnam vet returns home from a prisoner of war camp and is greeted as a hero, but is quickly forgotten and soon discovers how tough survival is in his own country.
40. The Castle (1997 TV Movie)
123 min | Drama, Mystery
When a land surveyor arrives at a small snowy village, local authorities refuse to allow him to advance to the nearby castle. Increasingly complicated bureaucratic obstacles arise.
42. Fateless (2005)
R | 140 min | Drama, Romance, War
14-year-old György's life is torn apart in World War II Hungary as he is sent to a concentration camp where he is forced to become a man, and learns to find happiness in the midst of hatred, and what it really means to be Jewish.
43. Haven (2001 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 180 min | Biography, Drama, History
This is the true story of a woman named Ruth Gruber who travels to Europe to help escort 1000 Jewish War victims to the United States. She comes to love and feel sorry for them all, and ... See full summary »
44. Chattahoochee (1989)
R | 97 min | Biography, Drama
In 1955 Florida, a Korean vet has a breakdown and is incarcerated in a "maximum security" mental health prison, where patients are abused.
45. Passport to Pimlico (1949)
Approved | 84 min | Comedy
Residents of a part of London declare independence, when they discover an old treaty. This leads to the need for a 'Passport to Pimlico'.
46. Little Dorrit (1988)
G | 357 min | Drama, Romance
Arthur Clennam returns to London after working abroad for many years with his now deceased father. Almost at once he becomes involved in the problems of his mother's seamstress Amy Dorrit ... See full summary »
47. Last Resort (2000)
73 min | Drama, Romance
When a young Russian woman and her son leave Moscow to meet her fiancé, who fails to show up, she declares political asylum.
48. The Final Solution: The Wannsee Conference (1984 TV Movie)
87 min | Drama, History
A precise, real-time (exactly 85 minutes - the length of the actual event) reenactment of the infamous Wannsee Conference, a meeting called in January, 1942 to map out the implementation of... See full summary »
50. Hands Over the City (1963)
Not Rated | 105 min | Drama
Prior to a city council election, the collapse of a building leaves a land developer and his political backers defending themselves against a scandal.