Most Popular "Educational Film" Titles
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4. Cool Cat Saves the Kids (2015)
75 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Cool Cat is the Coolest Cat in the world and Butch the Bully hates him for it. Butch the Bully tries to bully Cool Cat and his friends.
5. Reefer Madness (1936)
PG | 66 min | Drama, Thriller
Cautionary tale features a fictionalized and highly exaggerated take on the use of marijuana. A trio of drug dealers lead innocent teenagers to become addicted to "reefer" cigarettes by holding wild parties with jazz music.
7. Between the Lions (1999– )
TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Live-action and animation blend together in this educational fantasy about a family of lions running a library filled with adventurous and musical books.
Unrated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, War
Through the eyes of a British "documentary", this film takes a satirically humorous, and sometimes frightening, look at the history of an America where the South won the Civil War.
Votes: 4,243 | Gross: $0.67M
10. Donald in Mathmagic Land (1959)
Approved | 27 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Donald's goes on an adventure in which it is explained how mathematics can be useful in real life. Through this journey it is shown how numbers are more than graphs and charts, they are geometry, music and magical living things.
11. Fit (I) (2010)
108 min | Drama, Romance
Takes a look at gay and straight love among the new millennials. Everything from secret crushes to homophobic attitudes are revealed by the rambunctious students taking Drama and Dance from... See full summary »
12. Cartoon All-Stars to the Rescue (1990 TV Short)
Unrated | 30 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Many different cartoon stars like Bugs Bunny, the Muppet Babies and Garfield join forces to convince a teenager that drugs aren't cool.
13. Totally Baked (2007)
88 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Meet Dave Bertman, a tightly wound 37 year-old father of one. Bertman's "higher" education begins when medical marijuana activists wielding "loaded" weapons interrupt a planned reunion ... See full summary »
17. Elmo Visits the Doctor (2005 Video)
53 min | Family
Join Elmo on his first trip to the doctor's office! This fun-filled video will help preschoolers learn that going to the doctor can be fun!
19. Powers of Ten (1977)
9 min | Documentary, Short
A scientific film essay, narrated by Phil Morrison. A set of pictures of two picnickers in a park, with the area of each frame one-tenth the size of the one before. Starting from a view of ... See full summary »
22. Commanding Heights: The Battle for the World Economy (2002– )
360 min | Documentary, History
The people, ideas, and events that created our current world economy.
23. The Secret Life of Plants (1978)
G | 97 min | Documentary, Family
Time-lapse photography documents the pain and joy plants experience and how they communicate it. Soundtrack by Stevie Wonder.
25. Rhythm Is It! (2004)
100 min | Documentary, Music
RHYTHM IS IT! records the first big educational project of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra under Sir Simon Rattle. The orchestra ventured out of the ivory tower of high culture into ... See full summary »
26. Hide and Seek (1997 TV Movie)
57 min | Drama
Mixes documentary interviews of memories of lesbian adolescence with the story of the 12-year-old girl Lou discovering her sexuality in 1960s America.
28. Remove All Obstacles (2010)
10 min | Short
Dave, an over worked, underpaid warehouse manager of Waycold Logistics meets a mysterious Guru who explains traditional techniques to teach him ways to end his frustrations forever.
29. Crisis: Behind a Presidential Commitment (1963)
Not Rated | 52 min | Documentary
Governor George Wallace will not let two black students into an Alabama school, against the wishes of President Kennedy. Loud shouts come from both sides of the issue as JFK stands by his decisions.
31. Melody (1953)
Approved | 10 min | Animation, Short, Family
An owl teaches his class full of birds about melody. It's all around in nature. Only birds and man can sing; man "sings" even when he speaks. We see a quick survey of the stages of life, as... See full summary »
32. The Heretics (2009)
95 min | Documentary, Biography, History
The Heretics uncovers the inside story of a pivotal force in the "second wave" of the Women's Movement. Director Joan Braderman, who followed her dream of becoming a filmmaker to New York ... See full summary »
33. How to Undress in Front of Your Husband (1937)
20 min | Drama, Short
A "Peeping Tom" likes to look through windows at women undressing. We see him as he sneaks a peek at two "subjects". His first one, a young woman who apparently has a major lingerie fetish,... See full summary »
35. Sesame Street: All-Star Alphabet (2005 Video)
48 min | Family
Get to know your ABCs with the fun-filled adventure that celebrates the wonder of words and the joys of the alphabet Sesame Street style. Shapes, sounds, and colors come to life as letters.... See full summary »
36. Poetry in Motion (1982)
91 min | Documentary
More than 20 contemporary North American poets recite, sing, and perform their work. Several also comment. Early in the film, Charles Bukowski talks about the energy of poets and of a poem.... See full summary »
38. The Maxwell Multiple Climax (2007 Video)
Not Rated | 30 min | Short, Comedy
"The Maxwell Multiple Climax" is a 30 minute educational DVD that teaches men how to achieve multiple orgasms. Alternately sexy and funny, the picture illuminates simple instruction with ... See full summary »
40. Homeland: Four Portraits of Native Action (2005)
88 min | Documentary
"Homeland" tells the stories of five remarkable Native American activists in four communities who are fighting these "new Indian Wars" - each in his own way passionately dedicated to ... See full summary »
43. Donald and the Wheel (1961)
Approved | 17 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
A father tells his son the invention of the wheel was most important; to prove it, the two hipsters visit the inventor caveman Donald Duck. There follows a survey of the progress of ... See full summary »
45. Day of the Killer Tornadoes (1978)
Not Rated | 27 min | Documentary, Short
This documentary presents a story about the day one hundred and forty-seven deadly twisters swept through Kentucky, Ohio, and Alabama. The funnels devastated large portions of eleven states... See full summary »
46. David Macaulay: Cathedral (1986 TV Movie)
Unrated | 60 min | Documentary, Animation, History
David Macaulay and Caroline Berg explore medieval cathedral architecture through the fictional animated story of the rebuilding of such a cathedral in the middle ages after a disastrous fire.
47. LeapFrog: Learn to Read at the Storybook Factory (2005 Video)
37 min | Animation, Short, Family
Tad learns fundamentals of reading when he and his friends stage a production of "The Three Little Pigs."
48. In the Company of Actors (2007)
75 min | Documentary
Within the world of theatre the rehearsal room is a sacred space -- the private domain where boundaries are pushed, risks taken, mistakes made, vulnerabilities exposed and, at its very best... See full summary »
50. Rainbow Brite: San Diego Zoo Adventure (1986 Video)
43 min | Short, Adventure, Family
Pete & Tracy notice something strange is happening to all of the colors of the zoo animals; they try to enlist the help of Rainbow Brite, not knowing that it's all part of Murky Dismal's ... See full summary »