Most Popular "Pulitzer Prize Source" Titles
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1. Spotlight (I) (2015)
R | 128 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core.
Votes: 188,527 | Gross: $44.99M
2. Gone with the Wind (1939)
G | 238 min | Drama, History, Romance
A manipulative Southern belle carries on a turbulent affair with a blockade runner during the American Civil War.
Votes: 214,398 | Gross: $198.66M
3. To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
Not Rated | 129 min | Crime, Drama
Atticus Finch, a lawyer in the Depression-era South, defends a black man against an undeserved rape charge, and his kids against prejudice.
4. American Pastoral (2016)
R | Drama | Completed
Set in postwar America, a man watches his seemingly perfect life fall apart as his daughter's new political affiliation threatens to destroy their family.
5. The Road (I) (2009)
R | 111 min | Adventure, Drama
In a dangerous post-apocalyptic world, an ailing father defends his son as they slowly travel to the sea.
Votes: 176,776 | Gross: $0.06M
7. The Color Purple (1985)
PG-13 | 154 min | Drama
A black Southern woman struggles to find her identity after suffering years of abuse from her father and others over 40 years.
Votes: 60,760 | Gross: $94.18M
8. Alice Adams (1935)
Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The misadventures of two social-climbing women in small town America.
9. Rent (2005)
PG-13 | 135 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
This is the film version of the Pulitzer and Tony Award winning musical about Bohemians in the East Village of New York City struggling with life, love and AIDS, and the impacts they have on America.
Votes: 41,587 | Gross: $29.08M
10. A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
PG | 122 min | Drama
Disturbed Blanche DuBois moves in with her sister in New Orleans and is tormented by her brutish brother-in-law while her reality crumbles around her.
12. The Hours (2002)
PG-13 | 114 min | Drama
The story of how the novel "Mrs. Dalloway" affects three generations of women, all of whom, in one way or another, have had to deal with suicide in their lives.
Votes: 101,852 | Gross: $41.60M
13. Lonesome Dove (1989 TV Mini-Series)
TV-14 | 384 min | Adventure, Drama, Western
Epic story about two former Texas rangers who decide to move cattle from the south to Montana. Augustus McCrae and Woodrow Call run into many problems on the way, and the journey doesn't ... See full summary »
14. All the President's Men (1976)
PG | 138 min | Biography, Drama, History
15. The Way West (1967)
122 min | Adventure, Western
In 1843 a former U.S. senator leads a wagon train of settlers to Oregon, but his megalomania leads to growing dissatisfaction with his leadership.
16. On the Waterfront (1954)
Not Rated | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
An ex-prize fighter turned longshoreman struggles to stand up to his corrupt union bosses.
Votes: 100,307 | Gross: $9.60M
17. The Age of Innocence (1993)
PG | 139 min | Drama, Romance
A tale of nineteenth-century New York high society in which a young lawyer falls in love with a woman separated from her husband, while he is engaged to the woman's cousin.
Votes: 36,140 | Gross: $32.00M
18. Doubt (I) (2008)
PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Mystery
A Catholic school principal questions a priest's ambiguous relationship with a troubled young student.
Votes: 98,983 | Gross: $33.42M
19. Picnic (1955)
Approved | 115 min | Drama, Romance
Emotions are ignited amongst the complacent townsfolk when a handsome drifter arrives in a small Kansas community on the morning of the Labour Day picnic.
20. Gettysburg (1993)
PG | 271 min | Drama, History, War
In 1863, the Northern and Southern forces fight at Gettysburg in the decisive battle of the American Civil War.
Votes: 21,889 | Gross: $10.77M
22. The Shipping News (2001)
R | 111 min | Drama
An emotionally-beaten man with his young daughter moves to his ancestral home in Newfoundland to reclaim his life.
Votes: 28,425 | Gross: $11.41M
23. The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
Not Rated | 129 min | Drama
A poor Midwest family is forced off of their land. They travel to California, suffering the misfortunes of the homeless in the Great Depression.
24. Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
PG | 99 min | Comedy, Drama
An old Jewish woman and her African-American chauffeur in the American South have a relationship that grows and improves over the years.
Votes: 71,972 | Gross: $106.59M
26. South Pacific (1958)
Unrated | 157 min | Musical, Romance, War
On a South Pacific island during World War II, love blooms between a young nurse and a secretive Frenchman who's being courted for a dangerous military mission.
27. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)
Approved | 108 min | Drama, Romance
Brick, an alcoholic ex-football player, drinks his days away and resists the affections of his wife, Maggie. His reunion with his father, Big Daddy, who is dying of cancer, jogs a host of memories and revelations for both father and son.
28. Proof (2005)
PG-13 | 100 min | Drama, Mystery
The daughter of a brilliant but mentally disturbed mathematician, recently deceased, tries to come to grips with her possible inheritance: his insanity. Complicating matters are one of her father's ex-students, who wants to search through his papers, and her estranged sister, who shows up to help settle his affairs.
Votes: 36,228 | Gross: $7.52M
29. Angels in America (2003 TV Mini-Series)
TV-MA | 352 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Playwright Tony Kushner adapts his political epic about the AIDS crisis during the mid-eighties, around a group of separate but connected individuals.
30. In This Our Life (1942)
Approved | 97 min | Drama
A young woman (Stanley Timberlake) dumps her fiancée (Craig Fleming) and runs off with her sister's (Roy Timberlake) husband (Peter Kingsmill). They marry, settle in Baltimore, and Stanley ... See full summary »
31. A Soldier's Story (1984)
PG | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
An African American officer investigates a murder in a racially charged situation in World War II.
Votes: 6,592 | Gross: $22.10M
32. Ironweed (1987)
R | 143 min | Drama
An alcoholic drifter spends Halloween in his home town of Albany, NY after returning there for the first time in decades.
Votes: 6,231 | Gross: $7.39M
33. Beloved (1998)
R | 172 min | Drama, History, Horror
Based on the book by Toni Morrison, in which a slave is visited by the spirit of her deceased daughter.
Votes: 6,065 | Gross: $22.84M
34. Harvey (1950)
Not Rated | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Due to his insistence that he has an invisible six foot-tall rabbit for a best friend, a whimsical middle-aged man is thought by his family to be insane - but he may be wiser than anyone knows.
35. A Chorus Line (1985)
PG-13 | 113 min | Drama, Music, Musical
Hopefuls try out before a demanding director for a part in a new musical.
Votes: 7,448 | Gross: $4.83M
36. The Caine Mutiny (1954)
Approved | 124 min | Drama, War
When a US Naval captain shows signs of mental instability that jeopardizes the ship, the first officer relieves him of command and faces court martial for mutiny.
Votes: 20,028 | Gross: $21.75M
37. The Reivers (1969)
PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama
In turn-of-the-century Mississippi, an 11-year-old boy comes of age as two mischievous adult friends talk him into sneaking the family car out for a trip to Memphis and a series of adventures.
38. All the King's Men (1949)
Approved | 110 min | Drama, Film-Noir
The rise and fall of a corrupt politician, who makes his friends richer and retains power by dint of a populist appeal.
39. 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.
41. The Mambo Kings (1992)
R | 104 min | Drama, Music
Musician brothers Cesar and Nestor leave Cuba for America in the 1950s, hoping to hit the top of the Latin music scene. Cesar is the older brother, the business manager, and the ladies' man... See full summary »
Votes: 4,214 | Gross: $6.74M
43. The Old Man and the Sea (1958)
86 min | Adventure, Drama
An old Cuban fisherman's dry spell is broken when he hooks a gigantic fish that drags him out to sea. Based on Ernest Hemingway's story.
44. The Magnificent Ambersons (1942)
Approved | 88 min | Drama, Romance
The spoiled young heir to the decaying Amberson fortune comes between his widowed mother and the man she has always loved.
45. Wit (2001 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 99 min | Drama
A renowned professor is forced to reassess her life when she is diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer.
46. The Yearling (1946)
Approved | 128 min | Drama, Family
A boy persuades his parents to allow him to adopt a young deer, but what will happen if the deer misbehaves?
Votes: 4,250 | Gross: $5.20M
Approved | 121 min | Comedy, Musical
Armed with the titular manual, an ambitious window washer seeks to climb the corporate ladder.
48. Long Day's Journey Into Night (1962)
174 min | Drama
Author Eugene O'Neill gives an autobiographical account of his explosive homelife, fused by a drug-addicted mother, a father who wallows in drink after realizing he is no longer a famous ... See full summary »
49. Crimes of the Heart (1986)
PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama
Three sisters with quite different personalities and lives reunite when the youngest of them, Babe, has just shot her husband. The oldest sister, Lenny, takes care of their grandfather and ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,846 | Gross: $22.91M