Most Popular "Pen Pal" Titles
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1. Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
PG-13 | 94 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A pair of young lovers flee their New England town, which causes a local search party to fan out to find them.
2. EuroTrip (2004)
R | 93 min | Comedy
Dumped by his girlfriend, a high school grad decides to embark on an overseas adventure in Europe with his friends.
3. Mary and Max (2009)
Not Rated | 92 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama
A tale of friendship between two unlikely pen pals: Mary, a lonely, eight-year-old girl living in the suburbs of Melbourne, and Max, a forty-four-year old, severely obese man living in New York.
4. Julie & Julia (2009)
PG-13 | 123 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Julia Child's story of her start in the cooking profession is intertwined with blogger Julie Powell's 2002 challenge to cook all the recipes in Child's first book.
5. The Hurricane (1999)
R | 146 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The story of Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, a boxer wrongly imprisoned for murder, and the people who aided in his fight to prove his innocence.
Writers: Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, Sam Chaiton, Terry Swinton, Armyan Bernstein, Dan Gordon | Director: Norman Jewison | Stars: Denzel Washington, Vicellous Reon Shannon, Deborah Kara Unger, Liev Schreiber
6. Beaches (1988)
PG-13 | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A privileged rich debutante and a cynical struggling entertainer share a turbulent, but strong childhood friendship over the years.
7. About Schmidt (2002)
R | 125 min | Comedy, Drama
A man upon retirement embarks on a journey to his estranged daughter's wedding only to discover more about himself and life than he ever expected.
8. Reindeer Games (2000)
R | 104 min | Action, Crime, Drama
After assuming his dead cellmate's identity to get with his girlfriend, an ex-con finds himself the reluctant participant in a casino heist.
9. Let's Go to Prison (2006)
R | 84 min | Comedy, Crime
When a career criminal's plan for revenge is thwarted by unlikely circumstances, he puts his intended victim's son in his place by putting him in prison...and then joining him.
10. Out of Reach (2004 Video)
R | 86 min | Action, Drama, Romance
Billy Ray Lansing, a former covert agent turned survivalist, discovers that the foster program he is using to help a young girl is actually a human trafficking network. Lancing heads overseas to find the girl and shut down the operation.
11. The Love Letter (1998 TV Movie)
Unrated | 99 min | Fantasy, Romance
20th century computer games designer Scott exchanges love letters with 19th century poet Elizabeth Whitcomb through an antique desk that can make letters travel through time.
12. The Shop Around the Corner (1940)
Passed | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Two employees at a gift shop can barely stand one another, without realizing that they're falling in love through the post as each other's anonymous pen pal.
13. Turn Me On, Dammit! (2011)
Unrated | 76 min | Comedy
In Skoddeheimen, Norway, 15-year-old Alma is consumed by her hormones and fantasies that range from sweetly romantic images of Artur, the boyfriend she yearns for, to daydreams about practically everybody she lays eyes on.
14. In the Good Old Summertime (1949)
102 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Musical remake of 1940 "Shop Around the Corner" by Lubitch.
15. 84 Charing Cross Road (1987)
PG | 100 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
True story of a transatlantic business correspondence about used books that developed into a close friendship.
16. Guncrazy (1992)
R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A trashy teen murders her sexually abusive step-father, then helps get her reformed prison pen-pal released on good behavior so that she can re-corrupt him.
17. Christmas in Boston (2005 TV Movie)
G | 90 min | Comedy, Romance
Gina and Seth have been pen pals for 13 years and now will have the chance to meet. Both used their best friends pictures to send to each other and now will let their friends meet. True love is found in the end for all.
18. Noriko's Dinner Table (2005)
159 min | Drama, Horror
A teenager called Noriko Shimabara runs away from her family in Tokoyama, to meet Kumiko, the leader of an Internet BBS, Haikyo.com. She becomes involved with Kumiko's "family circle", ... See full summary »
19. With or Without You (1999)
93 min | Drama, Romance
Rosie and Vincent know each other for ten years, and are married for five. She doesn't like her job, he isn't too pleased working with her dad. They're trying to have a baby. One morning ... See full summary »
20. Dear Ruth (1947)
Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Romance
Ruth Wilkins discovers that her teenaged sister used her name in a torrid correspondence with soldier Bill Seacroft.
21. Touched by Love (1980)
PG | 95 min | Drama
A young nurse becomes determined to reach an unresponsive teenage cerebral palsy patient by encouraging her to write to her favorite rock singer, Elvis Presley.
22. Comme un poisson hors de l'eau (1999)
90 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
The torpedo BB and his psychopath right hand Melvin has a plan of robbing a former opera singer for one of his beloved rare fishes and sell it back to him. The opera singer is in love with Myrtille, but is also a crook.
25. The Book and the Rose (2001)
Unrated | 29 min | Drama, Short, Romance
A hunky young math teacher comes across a first edition of Anna Karenina and falls in love with the previous owner based on her extensive scribblings in the margin.
26. Foreign Correspondents (1999)
PG-13 | 102 min | Drama, Romance, Mystery
Two stories of complicated long-distance relationships between people from different countries.
28. Strangers in the Night (1944)
Approved | 56 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A lonely, mentally unbalanced woman invents a fictitious daughter and has the "daughter" write to a Marine stationed in the South Pacific. When the soldier returns back to the States, he ... See full summary »
29. They Knew What They Wanted (1940)
Approved | 96 min | Drama, Romance
Tony (Charles Laughton), a successful but illiterate middle-aged grape farmer, sends the photograph of his handsome young foreman, Joe (William Gargan), instead of his own, hoping to woo ... See full summary »
31. Juloratoriet (1996)
124 min | Drama
Il famoso direttore d'orchestra Victor fa ritorno a casa alla notizia della morte della madre. Il musicista è professionalmente impegnato con la elaborazione del "Christmas Oratorio" di ... See full summary »
32. Christmas in the Clouds (2001)
PG | 96 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
A classic comedy of mistaken identity and romance set during the holiday season at a ski resort that is owned and operated by a Native American Nation. Shot on location at The Sundance ... See full summary »
33. Tokyo Cowboy (1994)
94 min | Comedy, Drama, Western
No Ogawa, a young Japanese man, loves American western movies. What little English he does know he learned from these movies. When he is fired from his latest job at a fast food restaurant,... See full summary »
34. Kadhal Kottai (1996)
Kamali (Devayani) lives with her sister and brother-in-law in Ooty and is searching for a job. While in Madras, her purse is stolen and she fears she has lost her university certificates. ... See full summary »
35. A Letter for Evie (1946)
Approved | 89 min | Comedy, Romance
Evie's co-workers at the uniform shirt factory, and her almost-fiancée's inability to kiss, inspire her to slip a letter into a size sixteen-and-a-half shirt for some anonymous soldier. ... See full summary »
37. Nancy Drew: Shadow at the Water's Edge (2010 Video Game)
E10+ | Adventure, Mystery
Teen detective Nancy Drew travels to Japan and investigates ghost sightings at a traditional inn.
38. Pas de répit pour Mélanie (1990)
95 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Two girl pen pals and a simple summer in the country. They befriend a woman rumored to be a witch, and end up as amateur detectives when her pet pig is stolen.
39. Felix Austria! (2013)
77 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Compelled by the inheritance of a mysterious box of letters, American aesthete Felix Pfeifle begins the journey of a lifetime to reach the source of the correspondence: the last heir of the... See full summary »
40. Nancy Drew: Last Train to Blue Moon Canyon (2005 Video Game)
E | Adventure, Mystery
Teen detective Nancy Drew and her friends, Frank and Joe Hardy, are invited on a train ride out West to figure out what happened to the man who vanished off the train over a century ago.
41. Ananymous (2012)
30 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy
A handicapped teenager begins to exchange letters with an anonymous woman. As time progresses, they quickly develop a strong and mutual friendship. The young man begins to show affection ... See full summary »
42. Hunted in Holland (1961)
61 min | Adventure, Crime, Family
Tim (Sean Scully) comes over to Amsterdam to visit his penfriend Piet (Jacques Verbrugge). An Englishman operating as a tourist guide is a diamond-smuggler and the boys foil his plans in a boat chase.
44. Close Harmony (1981)
30 min | Documentary, Short, Family
A chorus of 4th- and 5th-graders at the Brooklyn Friends School and a chorus of elderly retirees at a Brooklyn Jewish seniors' center combine to give an annual joint concert. Practicing ... See full summary »
Director: Nigel Noble
49. The Grocer's Wife (1991)
100 min | Drama
Mrs. Friendly, the grocer's wife, tries to seduce Tim Midley, who lives with his bossy mother, and works monitoring the pollution from a large smokestack. One night his mother is taken to ... See full summary »
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962–1965)
Beyond the Sea of Death
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
An heiress finally finds a young man who loves her for herself instead of her money. After he dies in a Bolivian mine explosion, she tries to regain contact with him through an Indian mystic.