Most Popular "Persecution" Titles
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1. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
R | 133 min | Drama
Upon admittance to a mental institution, a brash rebel rallies the patients to take on the oppressive head nurse.
PG-13 | 146 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
As Harry races against time and evil to destroy the Horcruxes, he uncovers the existence of three most powerful objects in the wizarding world: the Deathly Hallows.
3. A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)
PG-13 | 146 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
A highly advanced robotic boy longs to become "real" so that he can regain the love of his human mother.
4. Silent Hill (2006)
R | 125 min | Horror, Mystery
A woman goes in search for her daughter, within the confines of a strange, desolate town called Silent Hill. Based on the video game.
5. A Single Man (2009)
R | 99 min | Drama
An English professor, one year after the sudden death of his boyfriend, is unable to cope with his typical days in 1960s Los Angeles.
6. The Great Dictator (1940)
Approved | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, War
Dictator Adenoid Hynkel tries to expand his empire while a poor Jewish barber tries to avoid persecution from Hynkel's regime.
7. Agora (2009)
R | 127 min | Adventure, Drama, History
A historical drama set in Roman Egypt, concerning a slave who turns to the rising tide of Christianity in the hope of pursuing freedom while falling in love with his mistress, the famous philosophy and mathematics professor Hypatia of Alexandria.
8. Ong-bak (2003)
R | 105 min | Action, Thriller
When the head of a statue sacred to a village is stolen, a young martial artist goes to the big city and finds himself taking on the underworld to retrieve it.
9. Before Night Falls (2000)
R | 133 min | Biography, Drama
Episodic look at the life of Cuban poet and novelist, Reinaldo Arenas (1943-1990), from his childhood in Oriente province to his death in New York City. He joins Castro's rebels. By 1964, ... See full summary »
Writers: Cunningham O'Keefe, Lázaro Gómez Carriles, Julian Schnabel, Reynaldo Arenas, Jana Bokova | Director: Julian Schnabel | Stars: Javier Bardem, Johnny Depp, Olatz López Garmendia, Giovanni Florido
10. Quo Vadis (1951)
Passed | 171 min | Biography, Drama, History
A fierce Roman general becomes infatuated with a beautiful Christian hostage and begins questioning the tyrannical leadership of the despot Emporer Nero.
11. The Diary of Anne Frank (1959)
Approved | 180 min | Biography, Drama, Family
Harrowing story of a young Jewish girl who, with her family and their friends, is forced into hiding in an attic in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam.
12. Amen. (2002)
Unrated | 132 min | Crime, Drama, War
During WWII SS officer Kurt Gerstein tries to inform Pope Pius XII about Jews being sent to concentration camps. Young Jesuit priest Riccardo Fontana gives him a hand.
13. Big Bad Wolves (2013)
Not Rated | 110 min | Crime, Thriller
A series of brutal murders puts the lives of three men on a collision course: The father of the latest victim now out for revenge, a vigilante police detective operating outside the ... See full summary »
14. Possession (2002)
PG-13 | 102 min | Drama, Mystery
A pair of literary sleuths unearth the amorous secret of two Victorian poets only to find themselves falling under a passionate spell.
15. Cry of the Banshee (1970)
R | 91 min | Horror
In Elizabethan England, a wicked lord massacres nearly all the members of a coven of witches, earning the enmity of their leader, Oona. Oona calls up a magical servant, a "banshee", to ... See full summary »
16. The Man Who Cried (2000)
R | 100 min | Drama, Music, Romance
A young refugee traveling from Russia to America in search of her lost father falls for a gypsy horseman.
18. Shahid (2012)
129 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
An account of slain Human Rights lawyer Shahid Azmi, an ordinary citizen with an extraordinary commitment to justice.
19. The Garden of the Finzi-Continis (1970)
R | 94 min | Drama, History, War
In the late 1930s, in Ferrara, Italy, the Finzi-Contini are one of the leading families, wealthy, aristocratic, urbane; they are also Jewish. Their adult children, Micol and Alberto, gather... See full summary »
20. Au Revoir Les Enfants (1987)
PG | 104 min | Biography, Drama, War
A French boarding school run by priests seems to be a haven from World War II until a new student arrives. He becomes the roommate of top student in his class. Rivals at first, the roommates form a bond and share a secret.
21. Rumors of Wars (2014)
PG-13 | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A student keeps a journal while a one world government takes over the world. Years later, a soldier finds her journal and questions everything he believes.
22. Andrei Rublev (1966)
Not Rated | 205 min | Biography, Drama, History
The life, times and afflictions of the fifteenth-century Russian iconographer.
23. Persecuted (I) (2014)
PG-13 | 91 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
An evangelist finds himself framed for murder and on the run after he refuses to back a senator's proposition calling for sweeping religious reform.
24. Extreme Prejudice (1987)
R | 104 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A Texas Ranger and a ruthless narcotics kingpin - they were childhood friends, now they are adversaries...
25. Sebastiane (1976)
X | 86 min | Drama, History, Thriller
300 A.D. : the Roman Sebastianus is exiled to a remote outpost populated exclusively by men. Weakened by their desires, these men turn to homosexual activities to satisfy their needs. ... See full summary »
26. Poison (1991)
NC-17 | 85 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Three intercut stories about outsiders, sex and violence. In "Hero," Richie, at age 7, kills his father and flies away. After the event, a documentary in cheesy lurid colors asks what ... See full summary »
27. A.D. (1985 TV Mini-Series)
600 min | Drama, History
Set just after the death of Jesus Christ, this mini-series chronicles the life & adventures of Jesus's disciples, and events in Rome during the reigns of the Emperors Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius and Nero.
28. Man Hunt (1941)
Approved | 105 min | Drama, Thriller, War
British hunter Thorndike vacationing in Bavaria has Hitler in his gun sight. He is captured, beaten, left for dead, and escapes back to London where he is hounded by German agents and aided by a young woman.
29. The Sign of the Cross (1932)
Passed | 108 min | Drama, History
A Roman soldier becomes torn between his love for a Christian woman and his loyalty to Emperor Nero.
30. A Blueprint for Murder (1953)
Approved | 77 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Whitney Cameron suspects his sister-in-law has poisoned his brother and niece, but without proof how does he prevent the murder of his nephew?
31. Slaughter High (1986)
R | 90 min | Horror, Thriller
Eight different people are invited to their 10-year high school reunion at their now-closed down high school where a former student, disfigured from a prank gone wrong, is there to seek revenge.
32. Don't Go in the Woods (1981)
R | 82 min | Horror
Four young campers, Craig, Peter, Ingrid and Joanie, back-pack through the mountains for a relaxing weekend in the wilderness. They are out camping in broad daylight, while someone else is ... See full summary »
33. The Fugitive (1947)
Approved | 104 min | Drama, History
Anti--Catholic and anti-cleric policies in the Mexican state of Tabasco lead the revolutionary government to persecute the state's last remaining priest.
34. The Professional: Golgo 13 (1983)
Not Rated | 95 min | Animation, Action, Crime
An infamous hit-man becomes the target of a powerful oil tycoon after the former kills the latter's son.
35. American Dreamer (1984)
PG | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
Frustrated housewife/writer Cathy Palmer ghostwrites a story about Rebecca Ryan, a dashing international spy, and wins a trip to Paris. While there, she is involved in an accident, and ... See full summary »
36. The Last Days of Pompeii (1984 TV Mini-Series)
310 min | Action, Drama, History
This costume series portrays aspects of life in Pompeii, a coastal luxury resort near Naples catering for the very rich of imperial Rome, mainly before but culminating in the eruption of ... See full summary »
37. The Crusades (1935)
Approved | 125 min | Adventure, Drama, History
King Richard and the Third Crusade (1190-1192) are given the DeMille treatment with more spectacle than history.
38. One Million Yen Girl (2008)
121 min | Drama
A 21-year-old girl is released from prison, only to deal with the neighborhood gossip about her and family conflicts. She decides to save one million yen, move to where no one knows her and keep repeating the process.
39. Brigham Young (1940)
Approved | 114 min | Adventure, Biography, History
In 1844,after the assassination of Mormon leader Joseph Smith by an angry mob in Illinois, the Mormons choose Brigham Young as their new leader and follow him to a new promised land in Utah.
40. Pressure Point (1962)
91 min | Drama
A black prison psychiatrist is assigned the distasteful task of helping a paranoid American Nazi charged with sedition.
41. The Pied Piper (1972)
G | 90 min | Drama, Fantasy, Musical
Greed, corruption, ignorance, and disease. Midsummer, 1349: the Black Death reaches northern Germany. Minstrels go to Hamelin for the Mayor's daughter's wedding to the Baron's son. He wants... See full summary »
42. The Magic Flute (2006)
135 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
During World War I, in an unnamed country, a soldier named Tamino is sent by the Queen of the Night to rescue her daughter Pamina from the clutches of the supposedly evil Sarastro. But all is not as it seems.
43. Silver Lode (1954)
Approved | 81 min | Western
Dan Ballard, a respected citizen in the western town of Silver Lode, has his wedding interrupted by four men led by Ned McCarthy, an old acquaintance who, as a US Marshal, arrests Ballard ... See full summary »
44. The Rape of the Vampire (1968)
95 min | Horror
After a psychoanalyst unsuccessfully tries to convince four sisters that they are not 200 year old vampires, the Queen of the Vampires promulgates the cause of the Undead.
45. Paragraph 175 (2000)
81 min | Documentary, History, War
Historian Klaus Müller interviews survivors of the Nazi persecution of homosexuals because of the German Penal Code of 1871, Paragraph 175.
46. Point of Impact (1993)
R | 96 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Jack David (Pare) is a tough, outspoken cop who finds himself wrongly accused for the death of a fellow agent by the depraved and power hungry chief of Miami Customs, Martin Cullen (Ian ... See full summary »
47. I, the Worst of All (1990)
R | 105 min | Drama
A viceroy and an archbishop take their posts in Mexico. A local nun, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (1651-1695), intrigues them. The viceroy and his wife find her brilliant and fascinating. The ... See full summary »
48. Shiver (2008)
Not Rated | 95 min | Horror, Thriller
Santi, a young high-school student with a serious physical reaction to sunlight, is forced by his health to move with his single mother to a shadowy, isolated village in the mountains of ... See full summary »
49. Every Girl Should Be Married (1948)
Approved | 85 min | Comedy
Anabel Sims is determined to find the perfect husband. She thinks she's found her man in Madison Brown, a handsome pediatrician. She then prepares an elaborate scheme to trap him into marriage.
50. Inquisition (1976)
90 min | Horror
Period piece set during the Inquisition about a witch-finder general who falls in love with the village beauty, who has made a pact with the devil to seduce and condemn the man who is ... See full summary »