Most Popular "Emancipation" Titles
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1. Lincoln (2012)
PG-13 | 150 min | Biography, Drama, History
As the Civil War continues to rage, America's president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves.
Votes: 204,735 | Gross: $182.20M
2. Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)
PG-13 | 150 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
The defiant leader Moses rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 600,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.
Votes: 135,131 | Gross: $65.01M
3. Quo Vadis (1951)
Approved | 171 min | Biography, Drama, History
A fierce Roman commander becomes infatuated with a beautiful Christian hostage and begins questioning the tyrannical leadership of the despot Emperor Nero.
5. The Ten Commandments (1956)
Approved | 220 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
The Egyptian Prince, Moses, learns of his true heritage as a Hebrew and his divine mission as the deliverer of his people.
Votes: 49,800 | Gross: $80.00M
6. The Birth of a Nation (1915)
Not Rated | 165 min | Drama, History, War
The Stoneman family finds its friendship with the Camerons affected by the Civil War, both fighting in opposite armies. The development of the war in their lives plays through to Lincoln's assassination and the birth of the Ku Klux Klan.
Votes: 17,783 | Gross: $3.00M
7. The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988)
R | 171 min | Drama, Romance
In 1968, a Czech doctor with an active sex life meets a woman who wants monogamy, and then the Soviet invasion further disrupts their lives.
Votes: 27,913 | Gross: $10.01M
9. Iron Jawed Angels (2004 TV Movie)
123 min | Drama, History
Defiant young activists take the women's suffrage movement by storm, putting their lives at risk to help American women win the right to vote.
11. True Women (1997 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 183 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
True Women is a sweeping saga of love, war and adventure. Spanning five decades from the Texas Revolution through the Civil War, Reconstruction and beyond, True Women is the story of the ... See full summary »
12. C.S.A.: The Confederate States of America (2004)
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: 4,221 | Gross: $0.67M
13. Irreconcilable Differences (1984)
PG | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Alternating between the past and the present, a precocious little girl sues her selfish, career-driven parents for emancipation, surprising them both.
Votes: 2,403 | Gross: $12.40M
14. Cam Girl (2014)
91 min | Drama
Desperate after losing her dream job in advertising, Alice starts a sexy webcam site with three friends. Successful from day one, the company expands so quickly that soon the women struggle... See full summary »
15. Sansho the Bailiff (1954)
Not Rated | 124 min | Drama
In medieval Japan, a compassionate governor is sent into exile. His wife and children try to join him, but are separated, and the children grow up amid suffering and oppression.
16. La révolution française (1989)
360 min | Drama, History, Thriller
A history of the French Revolution from the decision of the king to convene the Etats-Generaux in 1789 in order to deal with France's debt problem. The first part of the movie tells the ... See full summary »
17. The Proposition (1998)
R | 110 min | Drama, Romance
Father Michael McKinnon goes from the UK to Boston circa 1935. For unknown reasons, he avoids at all costs the most prominent parishioners, Arthur and Eleanor Barret. Meanwhile Eleanor and ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,836 | Gross: $0.12M
18. Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940)
Approved | 110 min | Biography, Drama, History
Humble Abraham Lincoln gains the respect of his Illinois neighbors, growing in stature and respect until he is elected President in 1860 and departs for Washington.
19. Dream Wife (1953)
Approved | 100 min | Comedy, Romance
Clemson Reade, a business tycoon with marriage on his mind, and Effie, a U.S. diplomat, are a modern couple. Unfortunately there seems to be too much business and not enough pleasure on the... See full summary »
25. Follow Me Home (1996)
Unrated | 100 min | Drama
Three muralists (one Chicano, one Black, one American Indian) and the socially-maladjusted cousin of the Chicano muralist set off on a road trip with the intent of painting their images on ... See full summary »
26. Slavery by Another Name (2012 TV Movie)
90 min | Documentary, History
A documentary that recounts the many ways in which American slavery persisted as a practice many decades after its supposed abolition.
28. Les fourmis rouges (2007)
95 min | Drama
A teenager who runs with her father a filling station struggles to find her own path of life, since she is too much involved into her father's life since the death of her mother.
30. The Dancing Forest (2008)
76 min | Documentary
The people from Baga are refusing to be the next victims of a global system of dependence and inequality. Taking their life into their own hands, they're offering us a story of pain, survival, and ultimately, hope.
31. Dance of the Wind (1997)
85 min | Drama, Music
The mother of the Indian female singer Pallavi (Kitu Gidwani) is at the end of her life. She was master and teacher for her daughter for the art of Indian singing. But she will not be able ... See full summary »
90 min | Documentary
The Single Bloodiest Day in American History It's September 17, 1862 and President Abraham Lincoln needs a victory in order to issue the Emancipation Proclamation and end slavery in the ... See full summary »
34. My Talk with Florence (2015)
129 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
A minimalist interview-film, dealing with one of the most disturbing life-stories from the twentieth Century. An oral history about abuse, resistance and survival.
35. Louise (1939)
83 min | Musical
Louise, a young seamstress, has fallen in love with Julien, her neighbor, a composer who lives a Bohemian life with his friends, artists like him. Her over-possessive working class parents ... See full summary »
37. Personne ne m'aime (1994)
98 min | Comedy, Drama
Several lives intersect when a middle-aged woman is left by her husband, and she decides to trek him down with the help of her equally troubled sister.
Votes: 81 | Gross: $0.15M
38. La garçonne (1936)
95 min | Drama
The eponymous garçonne or flapper is Monique Lerbier, an emancipated French woman who leaves home to escape a marriage of convenience to a man she does not love which her parents have ... See full summary »
39. Vrazda ing. Certa (1970)
77 min | Comedy, Fantasy
She (Jirina Bohdalová) is approximately forty-years old, intelligent and attractive, but, unfortunately, lonesome as one could be. She handles her life quite well, but whenever nostalgia ... See full summary »
40. Felix (I) (1988)
82 min | Comedy
Within four episodes ("Er am Ende", "Muss ich aufpassen", "Eva" and "Are You Lonesome Tonight?" ) are being told adventures of love sick Felix. On Sylt he meets two nymphomaniac women, in ... See full summary »
41. Allein unter Frauen (1991)
88 min | Comedy
Tom is a perfect macho, whose prejudices are challenged when he loses his job, his apartment and his girlfriend and has to move in into a house with three feminists. Without his knowing the... See full summary »
42. Yalla Khartoum (2016)
65 min | Documentary
Life as an artist isn't easy in Sudans buzzing capital Khartoum, especially for women. Inside the safe boundaries of an intercultural exchange program between Sudanese and German artists, ... See full summary »
45. Hochzeitsnacht im Regen (1967)
105 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Young hairdresser Gabi from the Baltic coast desperately wants to be a jockey. One day, she packs her bags, drives to Hoppegarten and is soundly rejected by the head coach. She doesn't want... See full summary »
46. Mamma tar semester (1957)
106 min | Drama
Sylvia returns to Sweden after having lived abroad for six years. She visits her sister Karin, and is shocked to see how her husband and children regard her as a live-in housekeeper. She ... See full summary »
50. Ett dockhem (1956)
78 min | Drama
August Strindbergs feedback to Henrik Ibsen's Doll's House, A short story from the collection "Giftas" (Getting married). About female emancipation and obsolete marriages.