Most Popular "Parable" Titles
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3. Knowing (2009)
PG-13 | 121 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
M.I.T. professor John Koestler links a mysterious list of numbers from a time capsule to past and future disasters and sets out to prevent the ultimate catastrophe.
Votes: 194,132 | Gross: $79.95M
4. Metropolis (1927)
Not Rated | 153 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city's mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences.
Votes: 120,468 | Gross: $0.03M
5. Dogville (2003)
R | 178 min | Crime, Drama
A woman on the run from the mob is reluctantly accepted in a small Colorado town. In exchange, she agrees to work for them. As a search visits town, she finds out that their support has a price. Yet her dangerous secret is never far away...
Votes: 113,206 | Gross: $1.53M
9. Teorema (1968)
Unrated | 105 min | Drama, Mystery
A strange visitor in a wealthy family. He seduces the maid, the son, the mother, the daughter and finally the father before leaving a few days after. After he's gone, none of them can ... See full summary »
10. Before the Rain (1994)
Not Rated | 113 min | Drama, War
In the republic of Macedonia, amid war in Bosnia, an Albanian girl being hunted by Christians is offered protection by a monk who has taken a vow of silence.
Votes: 11,780 | Gross: $0.76M
11. Au Hasard Balthazar (1966)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama
The story of a mistreated donkey and the people around him. A study on saintliness and a sister piece to Bresson's Mouchette.
Votes: 12,688 | Gross: $0.04M
12. The Ruling Class (1972)
R | 154 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
A member of the House of Lords dies, leaving his estate to his son. Unfortunately, his son thinks he is Jesus Christ. The other, somewhat more respectable, members of their family plot to steal the estate from him. Murder and mayhem ensue.
13. No Such Thing (2001)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
"No Such Thing" tells the story of a young journalist who journeys to Iceland to find her missing fiancée only to encounter a mythical creature. She eventually forges a relationship with the being.
Votes: 3,494 | Gross: $0.06M
14. The Magician (1958)
Approved | 101 min | Comedy, Drama
When 'Vogler's Magnetic Health Theater' comes to town, there's bound to be a spectacle. Reading reports of a variety of supernatural disturbances at Vogler's prior performances abroad, the ... See full summary »
16. The Hawks and the Sparrows (1966)
Unrated | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Joe This richly symbolic film is really impossible to understand without some knowledge of 20th Century Italian history, and particularly the power of the Roman Catholic Church. The Lateran... See full summary »
18. Porcile (1969)
99 min | Drama
Two dramatic stories. In an undetermined past, a young cannibal (who killed his own father) is condemned to be torn to pieces by some wild beasts. In the second story, Julian, the young son... See full summary »
20. Furia (1999)
90 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
In a post-apocalyptic world, Théo, a rebellious youth fights a repressive regime by drawing and posting anti-government slogans, and finds dangerous love with a mysterious woman.
21. Ro.Go.Pa.G. (1963)
122 min | Comedy, Drama
This consists of four short films by different directors. Rosselini's 'Chastity' ('Illibatezza') deals with an attractive air hostess who receives the unwelcome attentions of a middle aged ... See full summary »
22. Orchestra Rehearsal (1978)
70 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
An orchestra assmbles for a rehearsal in an ancient chapel under the inquisive eyes of a TV documentary crew, but an uprising breaks out.
23. Ten Minutes Older: The Cello (2002)
146 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
Collection of short films the summaries of which include; a foreign man moving to Italy, getting married and having a child; a four split scene short involving plot-less images of old ... See full summary »
Directors: Bernardo Bertolucci, Claire Denis, Mike Figgis, Jean-Luc Godard, Jirí Menzel, Michael Radford, Volker Schlöndorff, István Szabó | Stars: Amit Rayani, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Mark Long, Rudolf Hrusínský
25. Well Wishes (2015)
94 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
After losing his job on a coin-toss a man concocts a fantastical plan to build an enterprise of harvesting coins from wishing fountains.
30. Warlords (1988)
R | 87 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Dow is an ex-soldier searching the wasteland for his wife who was taken from him by the Warlord. With only a disembodied, wisecracking head and a renegade woman named Danny as his ... See full summary »
33. The Adventures of Chris Fable (2010)
Not Rated | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Chris, a runaway child, lives with a group of misfits in a junkyard, stealing to survive. When a traveling preacher tells him that his father is alive and wants him to come home, Chris must... See full summary »
34. O.K. (1970)
80 min | Drama, War
A four-man US fire-team on patrol seizes a dying young Vietnamese girl and continue to torture, rape and kill her. One soldier refuses to take part and reports the incident.
36. The Wolves of Kromer (1998)
82 min | Fantasy, Horror, Comedy
Once upon a time in the village of Kromer lived two beautiful young wolves. Cocksure Gabriel takes newcomer Seth under his paw and helps reconcile him to the vilification associated with ... See full summary »
Votes: 657 | Gross: $0.01M
37. The Last Leaf (1983)
Unrated | 24 min | Drama, Short
An Easter Parable: As lingering pneumonia takes her will to live, a young girl decides that she will die when the last leaf drops from a dying vine outside her window. Her neighbor, an ... See full summary »
39. Vreme cuda (1989)
98 min | Drama
September 1945. The village school was burned down in a fire and the new communist authorities get into the church, hanging the flag of the Communist Party and overpaint frescoes. But, frescoes each time miraculously returned.
40. Köseyi Dönen Adam (1978)
82 min | Comedy, Drama
Adem is working as a waiter and he gets fired at that moment he inherits a fortune from his rich uncle in USA. Women start to throw themselves at him, people try to use him, everyone acts ... See full summary »
41. Civilization (1915)
78 min | Drama
Christ takes on the form of a pacifist count to end a senseless war.
42. Star in the Night (1945)
Not Rated | 22 min | Short, Drama, Family
It's Christmas Eve. Three cowboys have just bought out a store of items as Christmas presents, despite not having anyone to give the presents to. While two of them admit to wanting to ... See full summary »
43. Sami's Cock (2010)
5 min | Short, Drama
Sami's Cock is an animal parable written by an Iraqi writer in Baghdad. Believe it or not, he explains the entire Iraq situation in a story about a rooster, and an international cast from ... See full summary »
44. Zywot Mateusza (1968)
80 min | Drama
Mateusz is a weird man living a peaceful life in a remote country house by the lake. When a stranger is attracted to his beloved sister, his life starts falling apart.
45. The Fall (II) (2013)
17 min | Short, Drama
A couple is on vacation with their car. They drive past green hills and small roads. Suddenly the man realizes he lost his way. They drive into a forest. How thin is the layer veneer of civilization?
48. Progulka po eshafotu (1992)
123 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Two people in love find a hut in the woods, where they decide to overnight. The hut was on the shore of a lake and the beautiful view was only spoilt by an axe stuck in the wooden ... See full summary »
49. Hidden Treasure (2007 Video)
13 min | Short, Comedy
A real estate agent discovers oil on an ugly property and must convince his wife and friends that it's real. Based on the parable of the Hidden Treasure from Matthew 13:44.