Most Popular "Educational Film" Titles
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4. Reefer Madness (1936)
PG | 66 min | Drama
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.
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.
7. Between the Lions (1999– )
TV-Y | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Live-action and animation blend together in this educational fantasy about a family of lions running a library filled with adventurous and musical books.
8. The Wiggles Movie (1997)
G | 83 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The Wiggles throw a surprise party for Dorothy the Dinosaur, while she goes after a magician who takes Greg's magic wand to become popular.
10. Donald in Mathmagic Land (1959)
Approved | 27 min | Animation, Short, Family
Disney's animated short explains through this wonderful adventure of Donald's in how mathematics can be useful in real life. Through this journey Donald shows us how mathematics are not ... See full summary »
11. Fit (I) (2010)
108 min | Drama
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. Totally Baked: A Pot-U-Mentary (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 »
15. 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 boy that drugs aren't cool.
16. 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 »
17. Commanding Heights: The Battle for the World Economy (2002 TV Mini-Series)
360 min | Documentary, History
The people, ideas, and events that created our current world economy.
19. 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 »
20. 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.
21. 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. Crisis: Behind a Presidential Commitment (1963)
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.
29. 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 »
31. 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 »
32. Spies (1943)
Unrated | 4 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Private Snafu has a secret: his ship leaves for Africa at 4:30. He's determined to keep it, but bit by bit it slips out, and eventually, the details end up right on Hitler's desk and the ship is engaged.
35. 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 »
37. 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 »
38. 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 »
39. Einstein: Light to the Power of 2 (1996 TV Movie)
55 min | Drama, Family
Nine-year old Lannie is unmotivated and struggling at school because of a racist teacher. Reminded of his own intellectual and political challenges, Einstein steps into 1950 to spark a love of learning in Lannie.
40. 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!
Writers: Annie Evans, Christine Ferraro, Judy Freudberg, Eva Saks, Luis Santeiro | Directors: Kevin Clash, Ken Diego, Jim Martin, Ted May | Stars: Alison Bartlett, Fran Brill, Kevin Clash, Aiden Connell
41. Raising Children: A Guide to Parenting from Birth to Five (2007 Video)
300 min | Documentary
Five hours of interactive DVD content containing expert info, tips, strategies and demonstrations covering the first 5 years of a child's life. Broken up into 4 movies ("Newborn", "Baby", "... See full summary »
42. David Macaulay: Cathedral (1986 TV Movie)
Unrated | 60 min | Documentary, Animation, History
Animated documentary about the building of a fictitious Catholic cathedral in 13th century France. Based on the book by David Macaulay, "Cathedral" references the real cathedrals of the day... See full summary »
45. 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 »
80 min | Documentary
The groundbreaking film that addresses anti-gay prejudice by providing adults with practical lessons on how to talk with children about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered people. Part of The Respect for All Project.
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."
50. The Greatest Good (2005)
120 min | Documentary, History
Part One: The Fight for Conservation In an era of unchecked exploitation, a new breed of leaders emerges with radical ideas about adopting practices that benefit the greatest portion of the... See full summary »