Most Popular "Linguist" Titles
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1. Arrival (II) (2016)
PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
When twelve mysterious spacecraft appear around the world, linguistics professor Louise Banks is tasked with interpreting the language of the apparent alien visitors.
Votes: 322,589 | Gross: $100.50M
2. The Last Samurai (2003)
R | 154 min | Action, Drama, History
An American military advisor embraces the Samurai culture he was hired to destroy after he is captured in battle.
Votes: 332,234 | Gross: $111.11M
4. My Fair Lady (1964)
G | 170 min | Drama, Family, Musical
A misogynistic and snobbish phonetics professor agrees to a wager that he can take a flower girl and make her presentable in high society.
Votes: 70,469 | Gross: $72.00M
5. Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001)
PG | 95 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
A young adventurer named Milo Thatch joins an intrepid group of explorers to find the mysterious lost continent of Atlantis.
Votes: 77,762 | Gross: $84.04M
6. Fallen (1998)
R | 124 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Homicide detective John Hobbes witnesses the execution of serial killer Edgar Reese. Soon after the execution the killings start again, and they are very similar to Reese's style.
Votes: 61,373 | Gross: $25.19M
7. Star Trek: Nemesis (2002)
PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The Enterprise is diverted to the Romulan homeworld Romulus, supposedly because they want to negotiate a peace treaty.
Votes: 61,179 | Gross: $43.12M
8. Forbidden Planet (1956)
Approved | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A starship crew goes to investigate the silence of a planet's colony only to find two survivors and a deadly secret that one of them has.
Votes: 36,019 | Gross: $3.00M
9. The Seventh Sign (1988)
R | 97 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
In Haiti, the sea and the life-form die; in the Middle East, a town is frozen. These are signs of the Apocalypse and the Vatican is investigating, but Father Lucci advises that these omens ... See full summary »
Votes: 10,888 | Gross: $18.88M
10. Too Late the Hero (1970)
GP | 145 min | Action, War, Drama
A reluctant hero, American Lieutenant Sam Lawson, is secunded to a motley British unit tasked with destroying a Japanese radio on a Philippine island.
11. A Fine Romance (1981–1984)
30 min | Comedy, Romance
British sitcom about the simple relationship between Mike and Laura, two fairly unlikely individuals who come together and form an unmarried union. Nearing 40, Laura appears perplexed most ... See full summary »
12. I Was a Male War Bride (1949)
Approved | 105 min | Comedy, Romance, War
Henri Rochard is a French captain assigned to work with Lt. Catherine Gates. Through a wacky series of misadventures, they fall in love and marry. When the war ends, Rochard tries to return... See full summary »
13. The Discovery of Heaven (2001)
150 min | Drama, Fantasy
God is disappointed with the human race and wants his stone tablets back. An angel is given the assignment and, with Gabriëls help, tries to manipulate several humans on earth to get his ... See full summary »
14. Sherman's March (1985)
157 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy
Ross McElwee sets out to make a documentary about the lingering effects of General Sherman's march of destruction through the South during the Civil War, but is continually sidetracked by ... See full summary »
167 min | Documentary, Biography, War
A film about the noted American linguist/political dissident and his warning about corporate media's role in modern propaganda.
18. The Statue (1971)
R | 84 min | Comedy
Bolt, a British linguist, develops a universal language, so he's a sudden sensation and receives a Nobel prize. An ambitious diplomat, capitalizing on Bolt's celebrity, arranges for the U.S... See full summary »
19. Le gai savoir (1969)
95 min | Drama
How do we learn? What do we know? Night after night, not long before dawn, two young adults, Patricia and Emile, meet on a sound stage to discuss learning, discourse, and the path to ... See full summary »
20. God's Outlaw (1986)
93 min | Biography, Drama, History
A dramatized biography of William Tyndale, the 16th Century reformer determined to translate the Bible into English, which illegal act set him at odds with the Catholic Church, Sir Thomas More and King Henry VIII.
21. Camouflage (1977)
106 min | Comedy, Drama
A group of students are spending the summer vacation at a university camp studying the science of linguistics. One of the camp directors, Jaroslaw, is a young professor who prefers the ... See full summary »
22. The Linguists (2008)
65 min | Documentary
David and Greg are "The Linguists," who document languages on the verge of extinction. In the rugged landscapes of Siberia, India, and Bolivia, their resolve is tested by institutionalized racism and violent economic unrest.
23. Sons of Liberty (1939)
Approved | 20 min | Short, Biography, Drama
Set during the American Revolution, this colorful 2 reel short tells the story of Haym Salomon, American patriot and financier of the American Revolution.
24. Andy Hardy's Private Secretary (1941)
Passed | 101 min | Comedy, Romance
Andy Hardy is about to graduate from high school and thinks he's pretty big stuff, so he hires a secretary, Kathryn Land. Kathryn and Polly Benedict, Andy's girlfriend, help him pass his ... See full summary »
26. A Mere Mortal (1991)
85 min | Thriller
A young man, a researcher in ancient languages, begins to receive strange radio messages in a language only he knows. The messages ask him for very bizarre missions. Eventually, he ... See full summary »
27. On Top of the Whale (1982)
90 min | Fantasy
A parody of anthropology, linguistics, and cultural imperialism. The film follows an unlikely team of linguists into the wilds of an ersatz Patagonia to study the last speakers of a dying ... See full summary »
28. Joe Palooka in The Counterpunch (1949)
Approved | 74 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Joe heads for South America to fight the Latin champ. Shipboard, he helps federal agents fight counterfeiters. He also spars with love interest Anne Howe.
29. Target Risk (1975 TV Movie)
73 min | Action, Thriller
A professional courier's girlfriend is abducted, and the kidnappers threaten to kill her unless the courier helps them fake a diamond robbery.
30. Kim jest ten czlowiek? (1985)
100 min | Adventure, Drama, War
The story is set in 1939. A military officer is stripped of his rank for his apparent collaboration with a counter-espionage agent while on a mission in Paris. Then he is enlisted in his ... See full summary »
31. Nancy Drew: The Shattered Medallion (2014 Video Game)
E | Adventure, Mystery
Teen detective Nancy Drew travels to New Zealand to compete in a reality TV competition and ends up investigating the strange mishaps that are causing the show to spiral out of control.
33. Golden Hands of Kurigal (1966 TV Movie)
Approved | 100 min
Yet another truncated version of a 12 episode serial "re-edited" into feature length form for television distribution. This time it's Federal Agents vs. Underworld, Inc. (1949).
Secrets of the Dead (2000– )
Battle for the Bible
55 min | Documentary, History, Mystery
Three men of the Middle Ages dare to circulate English-language translations of the Bible and pay dearly for their heresy.
The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
To Serve Man
TV-PG | 25 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
An alien race comes to earth, promising peace and sharing technology. A linguist and his team set out to translate the alien's language, using a book whose title they deduce is "To Serve Man".
History Specials (2010– )
Who Really Discovered America?
89 min | Documentary, History, War
Did other explorers beat Columbus to our shores? New evidence suggests that America may have been discovered -- and rediscovered -- by Asian, Celtic, and Polynesian tribes, among others. ... See full summary »