Most Popular "Folk Song" Titles
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3. That Thing You Do! (1996)
PG | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A Pennsylvania band scores a hit in 1964 and rides the star-making machinery as long as it can, with lots of help from its manager.
Votes: 50,898 | Gross: $25.81M
4. The Flowers of War (2011)
R | 146 min | Drama, History, Romance
A Westerner finds refuge with a group of women in a church during Japan's rape of Nanking in 1937. Posing as a priest, he attempts to lead the women to safety.
Votes: 39,300 | Gross: $0.01M
5. The Proposition (2005)
R | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Western
A lawman apprehends a notorious outlaw and gives him nine days to kill his older brother, or else they'll execute his younger brother.
Votes: 43,582 | Gross: $1.90M
6. Songcatcher (2000)
PG-13 | 109 min | Drama, Music
After being denied a promotion at the university where she teaches, Doctor Lily Penleric, a brilliant musicologist, impulsively visits her sister, who runs a struggling rural school in ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,817 | Gross: $3.05M
8. Barefoot in the Park (1967)
Approved | 106 min | Comedy, Romance
Paul, a conservative young lawyer, marries the vivacious Corie. Their highly passionate relationship descends into comical discord in a five-flight New York City walk-up apartment.
9. The Dead (1987)
PG | 83 min | Drama
Gabriel Conroy and wife Greta attend an early January dinner with friends at the home of his spinster aunts, an evening which results in an epiphany for both of them.
Votes: 5,572 | Gross: $4.37M
11. American Pop (1981)
R | 96 min | Animation, Drama, Music
The story of four generations of a Russian Jewish immigrant family of musicians whose careers parallel the history of American popular music in the 20th century.
14. Hallelujah (1929)
Passed | 109 min | Drama, Musical
In a juke joint, sharecropper Zeke falls for a beautiful dancer, Chick, but she's only setting him up for a rigged craps game. He loses $100, the money he got for the sale of his family's ... See full summary »
15. Stonewall (1995)
R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A group of homosexual people try to live with dignity and self-respect while events build to the opening battle in the major gay rights movement.
Votes: 1,218 | Gross: $0.62M
16. Misty (1976)
100 min | Drama
Misty arrives in a small town to look for her mother who abandoned her 22 years ago. She stays with a bisexual artist and her friends and models for her. Meanwhile, a Christian woman with a secret tries to save her perverted niece.
17. Ashik Kerib (1988)
73 min | Drama
Wandering minstrel Ashik Kerib falls in love with a rich merchant's daughter, but is spurned by her father and forced to roam the world for a thousand and one nights - but not before he's ... See full summary »
19. Leadbelly (1976)
PG | 126 min | Biography, Drama, Music
The life of Blues and folk singer Huddie Leadbetter, nicknamed Leadbelly is recounted. Covering the good times and bad from his 20s to 40s. Much of that time was spent on chain gangs in the... See full summary »
20. Tovarich (1937)
Approved | 98 min | Comedy
Ousted from their homeland by the Bolshevik revolution, a royal Russian couple find themselves impoverished and living in Paris. They take positions as butler and housemaid in a wealthy ... See full summary »
22. Throw Down Your Heart (2008)
97 min | Documentary, Family, Music
A film crew follows the well-known banjo player Bela Fleck on his travels to Africa, where he learns about the instrument's origins.
Votes: 164 | Gross: $0.09M
23. Passion (1999)
102 min | Biography, Drama, Music
The complicated relationship between Percy Grainger, famous Australian-born early 20th century folk musician, and his abusive unstable mother that lead to his interest in S&M, instability and failed relationships with women.
24. In the Name of the Pope King (1977)
105 min | Drama, History, Romance
In 1867, with Garibaldi's forces close to bringing Rome into the Italian kingdom, Monsignor Colombo da Priverno, a world-weary judge on the papal court, wants to resign, disgusted by the ... See full summary »
25. Sing Your Song (2011)
Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Most people know the lasting legacy of Harry Belafonte, the entertainer. This film unearths his significant contribution to and his leadership in the civil rights movement in America and to social justice globally.
Votes: 372 | Gross: $0.05M
29. The Singing Revolution (2006)
Unrated | 94 min | Documentary, History, Music
Most people don't think about singing when they think about revolutions. But song was the weapon of choice when, between 1986 and 1991, Estonians sought to free themselves from decades of ... See full summary »
Votes: 519 | Gross: $0.33M
30. Nie lubie poniedzialku (1971)
98 min | Comedy
An acute case of Mondayitis in Warsaw. Interwoven stories of a few inhabitants of Warsaw, including one very unlucky Italian on a governmental mission and a charitable Polish American.
32. Yunost Maksima (1935)
92 min | Drama, History, War
A 1935 USA trade-paper reviewer called it... "an impressive and technically outstanding historical drama dealing with czarist terrorism and revolutionary boiling in the days of 1907. ... See full summary »
33. And Give My Love to the Swallows (1972)
90 min | Biography, Drama, War
Towards the end of 1942 a young prisoner Maruska (Magda Vásáryová) awaits in her cell in prison in Breslau (after war Polish Wroclaw) her execution. After death sentence it was ninety nine ... See full summary »
35. Glamour Girl (1948)
Approved | 68 min | Drama, Music, Romance
The marriage of Ray Royle (Jack Leonard) to recording company talent scout Lorraine (Virginia Grey) ends in divorce after she tries to dictate both his personal and professional life. Her ... See full summary »
36. Astro Mayabang (2010)
90 min | Comedy
Astro is Filipino and he is proud of it. He flaunts it through his clothes, accessories, and collections of CDs, posters, and post cards of the Filipino achievers he idolizes. He comes ... See full summary »
40. The Days on Earth Are Flowing (1979)
87 min | Comedy, Drama
An old sea captain has lived on his own as long as he has been able to. Between his pension and the portraits he paints for a little spending money, he has done all right. However, the day ... See full summary »
41. A Tibetan Love Song (2010)
This romantic drama, named for the famous Kangding folk song, focuses on the lasting love between Li Sujie, a young Han Chinese engineer, and Dawa, a Tibetan serf. The couple meet in 1950 ... See full summary »
42. Geraldine (1953)
Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
Janey Edwards, working for Cambria Records, is managing the personal appearance tour of sobbing songster Billy Weber, and Janey is disgusted when Billy leaves her at Santa Fe College with ... See full summary »
43. Bing Crosby in Dublin (1965 TV Movie)
60 min | Documentary, Music
Bing Crosby returns to his Irish roots, visiting Dublin sights and crooning Irish ballads that he made famous. Popular Irish singers, actors, dancers and musicians perform contemporary and traditional songs and poems as well.
45. Neurosia: Fifty Years of Perversion (1995)
Unrated | 89 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Neurosia is the autobiography of the director Rosa von Praunheim. The movie begins with Rosa presenting his autobiography in a movie theater. Before the film begins, he is shot. But - his ... See full summary »
50. Ordered to Forget (2014)
86 min | Drama, History, War
As the mass deportations of the Chechen and Ingush peoples begin in 1944, young Daud and Seda escape to the mountains. When they get back to their native village, however, they witness a horrifying war crime.