Most Popular "Learning To Read" Titles
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1. Free State of Jones (2016)
R | 139 min | Action, Biography, Drama
A disillusioned Confederate army deserter returns to Mississippi and leads a militia of fellow deserters and women in an uprising against the corrupt local Confederate government.
Votes: 32,559 | Gross: $20.76M
2. Holes (2003)
PG | 117 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A wrongfully convicted boy is sent to a brutal desert detention camp where he joins the job of digging holes for some mysterious reason.
Votes: 62,110 | Gross: $67.33M
3. The Tree of Life (2011)
PG-13 | 139 min | Drama, Fantasy
The story of a family in Waco, Texas in 1956. The eldest son witnesses the loss of innocence and struggles with his parents' conflicting teachings.
Votes: 144,800 | Gross: $13.30M
4. The Reader (2008)
R | 124 min | Drama, Romance
Post-WWII Germany: Nearly a decade after his affair with an older woman came to a mysterious end, law student Michael Berg re-encounters his former lover as she defends herself in a war-crime trial.
Votes: 200,410 | Gross: $34.18M
5. The Book Thief (2013)
PG-13 | 131 min | Drama, War
While subjected to the horrors of World War II Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. In the basement of her home, a Jewish refugee is being protected by her adoptive parents.
Votes: 107,664 | Gross: $21.48M
6. The Kite Runner (2007)
PG-13 | 128 min | Drama
After spending years in California, Amir returns to his homeland in Afghanistan to help his old friend Hassan, whose son is in trouble.
Votes: 70,692 | Gross: $15.80M
8. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
Approved | 123 min | Action, Drama, Western
A senator, who became famous for killing a notorious outlaw, returns for the funeral of an old friend and tells the truth about his deed.
9. Regarding Henry (1991)
PG-13 | 108 min | Drama, Romance
Henry is a lawyer who survives a shooting only to find he cannot remember anything. As if that weren't enough, Henry also has to recover his speech and mobility, in a life he no longer fits... See full summary »
Votes: 24,717 | Gross: $43.00M
13. Caravaggio (1986)
93 min | Biography, Drama, History
A retelling of the life of the celebrated 17th-century painter through his brilliant, nearly blasphemous paintings and his flirtations with the underworld.
Votes: 4,031 | Gross: $0.00M
15. Ask the Dust (2006)
R | 117 min | Drama, Romance
Mexican beauty Camilla hopes to rise above her station by marrying a wealthy American. That is complicated by meeting Arturo Bandini, a first-generation Italian hoping to land a writing career and a blue-eyed blonde on his arm.
Votes: 8,335 | Gross: $0.74M
16. Tim (1979)
Not Rated | 109 min | Drama, Romance
A somewhat mentally handicapped 20-year-old man works as a laborer, but everyone abuse his naiveté. A nice 40-year-old American woman hires him one day and they become close. However, the town and his family see her as predatory.
17. Annie Get Your Gun (1950)
Passed | 107 min | Biography, Comedy, Musical
The story of the great sharpshooter Annie Oakley, who rose to fame while dealing with her love/professional rival, Frank Butler.
Votes: 3,468 | Gross: $8.00M
18. Won't Back Down (2012)
PG | 121 min | Drama
Two determined mothers, one a teacher, look to transform their children's failing inner city school. Facing a powerful and entrenched bureaucracy, they risk everything to make a difference in the education and future of their children.
Votes: 5,446 | Gross: $5.31M
19. The First Grader (2010)
PG-13 | 103 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
The story of an 84 year-old Kenyan villager and ex Mau Mau veteran who fights for his right to go to school for the first time to get the education he could never afford.
Votes: 3,659 | Gross: $0.33M
20. Queen (1993– )
282 min | Drama, Romance
A plantation owner's son falls in love with a slave named Easter and together they have a Mixed race daughter named Queen. As Queen grows up, she faces the struggle of trying to fit into ... See full summary »
21. The Scent of Green Papaya (1993)
104 min | Drama, Music, Romance
A little girl, Mui, went to a house as a new servant. The mother still mourns the death of her daughter, who would have been Mui's age. In her mind she treated Mui as her daughter. 10 years... See full summary »
Votes: 6,591 | Gross: $1.91M
22. Elling (2001)
R | 89 min | Comedy, Drama
When his mother, who has sheltered him his entire 40 years, dies, Elling, a sensitive, would-be poet, is sent to live in a state institution. There he meets Kjell Bjarne, a gentle giant and... See full summary »
Votes: 12,744 | Gross: $0.31M
25. Off the Map (2003)
PG-13 | 105 min | Drama
An 11-year-old girl watches her father come down with a crippling depression. Over one summer, she learns answers to several mysteries and comes to terms with love and loss.
Votes: 3,054 | Gross: $1.31M
27. La veuve de Saint-Pierre (2000)
R | 112 min | Drama, History, Romance
In a small French colony, a drunken man kills someone. While a guillotine is being shipped in, he changes, becoming a good and popular man.
Votes: 4,915 | Gross: $3.06M
29. The Italian (2005)
PG-13 | 90 min | Drama
Set in 2002, an abandoned 5-year-old boy living in a rundown orphanage in a small Russian village is adopted by an Italian family.
Votes: 2,850 | Gross: $0.55M
30. Beyond Silence (1996)
PG-13 | 109 min | Drama, Music
Since the earliest days in her childhood Lara has had a difficult but important task. Both her parents are deaf-mute and Lara has to translate from sign-language to the spoken word and vice... See full summary »
Votes: 3,687 | Gross: $0.17M
31. Precious Bane (1989 TV Movie)
120 min | Drama, History, Romance
In the early 19th century, a young woman with a harelip falls foul of her family's ambition and the superstitions of the local community, but meets a man who may see her differently.
32. The Reading Room (2005 TV Movie)
PG | 93 min | Drama
Making good on a promise he made to his dying wife, a widower (Jones) opens a reading room, a place where people can learn to read. Despite his goodwill, problems in the neighborhood threaten his establishment.
33. Die Siebtelbauern (1998)
R | 95 min | Drama, Mystery
Austria, a little farming valley. Beginning of the century. When one of the farmers is found murdered one day, his labourers know of nothing, but are relieved, as the tyranny has ended. ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,053 | Gross: $0.20M
35. Kleine Teun (1998)
95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Farmer Brand can't read and he is quite happy with that. His wife, Keet, who has to read him all the subtitles on the television, isn't. She decides to hire a teacher for him. This is a ... See full summary »
36. Brother Future (1991 TV Movie)
103 min | Fantasy, Sci-Fi
A young street rapper is transported back in time to the pre-Civil War South, where he finds himself in the middle of a slave revolt.
37. LaLee's Kin: The Legacy of Cotton (2001 TV Movie)
89 min | Documentary
This documentary follows a Mississippi Delta school district and a single Delta family as they struggle against the crippling effects of poverty in the wake of more than one hundred years of slavery.
38. Seitsemän veljestä (1939)
108 min | Drama
Based on Alexis Kivi's 1870 book, with the same title. It follows the lives of the seven Jukalo brothers, over several years. It also depicts many typical scenes from Finnish cultural, i.e. sauna.
41. Butterfly Dreams (2013)
23 min | Short, Drama, Family
A nine-year-old girl in rural India, exploited by child labor, must find a way to pursue her dream - how to read and write. She has one last chance when an educated man comes to town.
45. Baby's Book Land: Vol. 1 (2009 Video)
36 min | Short, Family
Pictures are shown on the screen as our narrator reads the words, each word is highlighted so your child can associate the sound the word makes with the way it is written. The books ... See full summary »
Upstairs, Downstairs (1971–1975)
An Object of Value
50 min | Drama
Everyone's nerves are frazzled when Lord Southwold dies, Lady Southwold and her companion, Miss Hodges, spend a some time with Richard and Lady Marjorie and a valuable diamond brooch goes missing.
Changi (2001– )
57 min | Drama, Music, Romance
Episode Five: "Eddie's Birthday," is divided into six chapters: 1."An Unexpected Visitor," 2."A Battle Of Cultures," 3. "A Tooth Infection," 4."He Wants To See You," 5. "The War Is Lost," and 6."Suicide."
Tommy and James kill Marston, weighing down in his body in the sea. James is brought before the governor, who, with no evidence of a body, releases him - to Ross's annoyance - and announces... See full summary »
Convinced that Marston's corpse has been found and that he will be hung James steals rum from the governor. He is caught by the house-keeper Deborah, who agrees to say nothing provided ... See full summary »
The Mill (2013– )
Learning that a Chartist meeting is to be held at nearby Kersal Moor but on a Monday Daniel requests that the mill closes for the day to allow the hands to attend. Most are nervous as to ... See full summary »