Most Popular "Linguist" Titles
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1. 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.
2. 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.
Writers: Tab Murphy, Kirk Wise, Gary Trousdale, Joss Whedon, Bryce Zabel, Jackie Zabel, David Reynolds | Directors: Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Jim Varney, Corey Burton, James Garner
4. My Fair Lady (1964)
Approved | 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.
5. 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.
7. Forbidden Planet (1956)
Passed | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Family
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.
8. A Fine Romance (1981–1984)
30 min | Comedy, Romance
Respectable British sitcom from Independent Television about the middle-class in their middle-age. Short-lived (26 episodes) but much admired, the sitcom was all about the simple ... See full summary »
9. I Was a Male War Bride (1949)
Approved | 105 min | Comedy, Romance, War
Captain Henri Rochard is a French officer assigned to work with Lieut. Catherine Gates. Through a wacky series of misadventures, they fall in love and marry. When the war ends, Capt. ... See full summary »
10. Too Late the Hero (1970)
GP | 145 min | Action, War, Drama
A reluctant hero, American Lt. Sam Lawson, is secunded to a motley British unit tasked with destroying a Japanese radio on a Philippine island.
11. 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 »
12. Sherman's March (1985)
157 min | Documentary, Biography, Romance
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 »
13. Jungle Child (2011)
131 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
A family of a German linguist lives with an indigenous tribe in Papua New Guinea.
Writers: Natalie Scharf, Beth Serlin, Florian Schumacher, Richard Reitinger, Roland Suso Richter, Pia Hart, Sabine Kuegler | Director: Roland Suso Richter | Stars: Stella Kunkat, Thomas Kretschmann, Nadja Uhl, Sina Tkotsch
14. Joy of Learning (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 »
15. 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 »
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.
17. 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 »
18. 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.
19. 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 »
20. 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.
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. 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 »
24. 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 »
25. Federal Agents vs. Underworld, Inc. (1949)
Not Rated | 167 min | Crime, Drama
The female leader of an international crime ring steals a valuable artifact that can give her the power to control men's minds. Federal agents are dispatched to get it back and stop her evil plans.
26. 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.
27. 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.
28. Cunning Linguist (2010)
32 min | Short
Brian and Gina are strapped for cash, and Brian has a plan to get out of this rut. Will he and his crazy friends go through with this plan?
29. 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.
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. 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 (1999– )
Battle for the Bible
Documentary, History, Mystery
Three men of the Middle Ages dare to circulate English-language translations of the Bible and pay dearly for their heresy.
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 | 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 »