Most Popular "Reference To Christopher Columbus" Titles
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1. The Hunt for Red October (1990)
PG | 135 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
In November 1984, the Soviet Union's best submarine captain in their newest sub violates orders and heads for the USA. Is he trying to defect or to start a war?
Votes: 149,344 | Gross: $122.01M
2. Life of Pi (2012)
PG | 127 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor: a fearsome Bengal tiger.
Votes: 468,917 | Gross: $124.98M
3. Apollo 13 (I) (1995)
PG | 140 min | Adventure, Drama, History
NASA must devise a strategy to return Apollo 13 to Earth safely after the spacecraft undergoes massive internal damage putting the lives of the three astronauts on board in jeopardy.
Votes: 219,407 | Gross: $172.07M
5. The Man from Earth (2007)
Not Rated | 87 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
An impromptu goodbye party for Professor John Oldman becomes a mysterious interrogation after the retiring scholar reveals to his colleagues he has a longer and stranger past than they can imagine.
6. A Dangerous Method (2011)
R | 99 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
A look at how the intense relationship between Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud gives birth to psychoanalysis.
Votes: 84,798 | Gross: $5.70M
7. The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)
PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A remake of the 1951 classic sci-fi film about an alien visitor and his giant robot counterpart who visit Earth.
Votes: 144,208 | Gross: $79.36M
8. The Last Starfighter (1984)
PG | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A video game expert Alex Rogan finds himself transported to another planet after conquering The Last Starfighter video game only to find out it was just a test.He was recruited to join the team of best starfighters to defend their world from the attack.
11. Struck by Lightning (2012)
Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Drama
A high schooler recounts the way he blackmailed his fellow classmates into contributing to his literary magazine.
Votes: 13,349 | Gross: $0.02M
13. También la lluvia (2010)
Unrated | 103 min | Drama, History
As a director and his crew shoot a controversial film about Christopher Columbus in Cochabamba, Bolivia, local people rise up against plans to privatize the water supply.
Votes: 10,388 | Gross: $0.56M
14. A Sound of Thunder (2005)
PG-13 | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Horror
When a scientist sent back to the prehistoric era strays off the path he causes a chain of events that alters history in disastrous ways.
Votes: 16,908 | Gross: $1.89M
15. Myra Breckinridge (1970)
R | 94 min | Comedy
Myron Breckinridge is waiting for her sex-change operation while a stoned surgeon stumbles into the operating room. Before the drugged doctor begins Myron's operation, he counsels him. ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,358 | Gross: $3.00M
17. What the #$*! Do We (K)now!? (2004)
Unrated | 109 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama
A fictional photographer's quest to spiritually rediscover herself is interspersed with documentary footage of scientists and theologians discussing the philosophical aspects of quantum physics.
Votes: 12,266 | Gross: $10.94M
18. The Roaring Twenties (1939)
Not Rated | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Three men attempt to make a living in Prohibitionist America after returning home from fighting together in World War I.
20. Putney Swope (1969)
R | 84 min | Comedy
Dark satire in which the token black man on the executive board of an advertising firm is accidentally put in charge. Renaming the business "Truth and Soul, Inc.", he replaces the tight ... See full summary »
21. Shanghai Kiss (2007)
Not Rated | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An Asian-American actor, living in Los Angeles, is forced to reconsider his roots as well as the possibilities afforded him by his present situation after suddenly inheriting his grandmother's home in Shanghai.
23. Butterfly (1999)
R | 96 min | Drama
For Moncho, it's an idyllic year: he starts school, he has a wonderful teacher, he makes a friend in Roque, he begins to figure out some of the mysteries of Eros, and, with his older ... See full summary »
Votes: 6,659 | Gross: $2.09M
26. Ticket to Heaven (1981)
PG | 108 min | Drama
David is a young man seduced by a religious cult that uses starvation, exhaustion, and brainwashing to mold recruits into money hustling disciples of a messiah-like leader. Chronicles ... See full summary »
27. Rough Magic (1995)
PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Set in the 1950s, Rough Magic tells the story of what happens when a pretty apprentice magician goes to Mexico to escape her fiancé, a wealthy politician, and to find a Mayan shaman who ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,575 | Gross: $0.17M
28. Doomsday Gun (1994 TV Movie)
Unrated | 120 min | Action, Drama, History
When a brilliant munitions engineer contracts to build a super-gun for Saddam Hussein in 1988, he attracts the attention of several intelligence agencies.
29. Street Scene (1931)
80 min | Drama, Romance
Twenty-four hours elapse on the stoop of a Hell's Kitchen tenement as a microcosm of the American melting pot interacts with each other during a summer heatwave.
30. Fort Worth (1951)
Approved | 80 min | Western
Civil War veteran and former newspaper man Ned Britt returns back to Fort Worth after the war is over and finds himself fighting an old friend who's grown ambitious.
32. Star Spangled Rhythm (1942)
Unrated | 99 min | Comedy, Musical
Pop, a security guard at Paramount has told his son that he's the head of the studio. When his son arrives in Hollywood on shore leave with his buddies, Pop enlists the aid of the studio's ... See full summary »
34. Les disparus de St. Agil (1938)
98 min | Drama, Mystery
In a college, three friends form a secret society. Their objective - going to America. A night, after one of their secret meetings, one of them see a man coming out from a wall. Then the ... See full summary »
35. The Bermuda Triangle (1979)
G | 93 min | Documentary, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A documentary that explores the legends, facts and folklore about the dreaded "Bermuda Triangle".
Votes: 160 | Gross: $22.17M
36. Spare the Rod (1961)
93 min | Drama
It is London in the year 1960 and John Saunders enthusiastically begins his new teaching career at a tough slum-area school. His class are bored pupils in their last term before leaving. Will he handle the grave problems that lie ahead?
37. When the Moors Ruled in Europe (2005)
102 min | Documentary
This program contends that the popular perception of the Muslim occupation of Spain toward the end of the first millennium is largely wrong. The eighth century Muslim invasion of the ... See full summary »
39. What Happened on the Moon? - An Investigation Into Apollo (2000 Video)
225 min | Documentary
An in-depth British breakdown of how NASA never had the technology to overcome putting a man on on the moon or anywhere further than low orbit from the Apollo moon missions even today with ... See full summary »
40. Elizabeth Taylor - An Intimate Portrait (1975 TV Movie)
67 min | Documentary, Biography
Vintage 1975 documentary about the life of movie queen Elizabeth Taylor hosted by Peter Lawford, and featuring appearances by actors Roddy McDowall and Rock Hudson, directors Richard Brooks... See full summary »
41. Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus (1974 TV Short)
25 min | Animation, Family, Short
Partly based on a true story, a little girl writes to the editor of a newspaper concerning the existence of Santa Claus.
42. Donald and the Wheel (1961)
Approved | 17 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
A father tells his son the invention of the wheel was most important; to prove it, the two hipsters visit the inventor caveman Donald Duck. There follows a survey of the progress of ... See full summary »
44. The Magic of David Copperfield 10: The Bermuda Triangle (1988 TV Special)
49 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
This is the 10th CBS Copperfield TV special, introduced by the host Lisa Hartman and then presented by David Copperfield himself, from a huge triangular platform floating on the Atlantic ... See full summary »
50. Defenders of the Faith (1938)
77 min | Documentary
Pro-Franco propaganda documentary, filmed during the Spanish Civil War, notable for allegedly being the first film of actual warfare to be made in color. It focuses on the conflict, ... See full summary »