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1. Paradise Road (1997)

R | 122 min | Drama, History, War

6.8
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48 Metascore

Fact-based recounting of a group of women who are imprisoned on the island of Sumatra by the Japanese during World War II and used music as a relief to their misery.

Writers: David Giles, Martin Meader, Bruce Beresford, Betty Jeffrey | Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Glenn Close, Frances McDormand, Pauline Collins, Cate Blanchett

Votes: 3,906

2. The Ruling Class (1972)

R | 154 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.6
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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 ensues.

Writer: Peter Barnes | Director: Peter Medak | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Alastair Sim, Arthur Lowe, Hugh Owens

Votes: 4,391

3. The Letter (1940)

Approved | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.7
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The wife of a rubber plantation administrator shoots a man to death and claims it was self-defense, but a letter in her own hand may prove her undoing.

Writers: W. Somerset Maugham, Howard Koch | Director: William Wyler | Stars: Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall, James Stephenson, Frieda Inescort

Votes: 7,455

4. Sound of the Sea (2001)

R | 95 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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A new literature teacher, Ulises, comes to a small town near the sea and falls in love with a young woman, Martina. This woman is loved by a rich businessman named Alberto but chooses ... See full summary »

Writers: Rafael Azcona, Manuel Vicent | Director: Bigas Luna | Stars: Jordi Mollà, Leonor Watling, Eduard Fernández, Neus Agulló

Votes: 1,554

5. On Our Merry Way (1948)

Approved | 107 min | Comedy, Music

6.0
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Oliver Pease gets a dose of courage from his wife Martha and tricks the editor of the paper (where he writes lost pet notices) into assigning him the day's roving question. Martha suggests,... See full summary »

Writers: Laurence Stallings, Lou Breslow, Arch Oboler, John O'Hara | Directors: Leslie Fenton, King Vidor, John Huston, George Stevens | Stars: Paulette Goddard, James Stewart, Henry Fonda, Dorothy Lamour

Votes: 437

6. Ape to Man (2005 Video)

100 min | Documentary, History

7.6
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The history of the search for the "missing link" in evolution is told through reenactments and interviews with leading scientists.

Director: Nic Young | Stars: Leslie Aiello, Joe Cain, Edward Herrmann, Tessa Jubber

Votes: 92

7. Indonesia (1996 TV Movie)

Documentary

8.3
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From the city of Jakarta to the reefs around Sumbawa Island, Indonesia offers a variety of cultures. The huge nation is spread along thousands of islands, and its history has generated many traditions, religions and national influences.

Writer: Bo Boudart | Director: Bo Boudart | Star: Timothy Enos

Votes: 29

9. Under the Protection of Ka'Bah (2011)

Drama

7.2
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Growing up in West Sumatra in the 1920s, Hamid and Zainab comes from families from very different social classes. Hamid is poor, while Zainab is wealthy. Hamid receives a scholarship from ... See full summary »

Writers: Aramantono, Titien Wattimena | Director: Hanny Saputra | Stars: Laudya Cynthia Bella, Herjunot Ali, Niken Anjani, Tarra Budiman

Votes: 70

10. Rango (1931)

66 min | Adventure

4.4
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The frame story is narrated by a white father to his son. He explains that man's closest relative in nature is the orangutan, which translates literally as "man of the forest." He then ... See full summary »

Writer: Ernest B. Schoedsack | Director: Ernest B. Schoedsack | Stars: Jaro Fürth, Claude King, Rango, Roby Roberts

Votes: 8

11. Krakatoa (2008 TV Movie)

87 min | Drama

7.7
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The greatest volcanic eruption in recorded history, the Krakatoa explosion of August 27 1883.

Writer: Jeremy Hall | Directors: Jeremy Hall, Stuart Everett | Stars: John Shrapnel, Michael Bernardin, Sasha Waddell, Nick Ewans

Votes: 98

12. The Battak of Sumatra (1929)

Documentary, Short

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A study of the Battak people of Sumatra, Indonesia (then called the Dutch East Indies), conducted by the Anthropology Department of Harvard University.

13. Chasse aux chiens volants à Sumatra (1910)

Documentary, Short

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14. Going Places with Lowell Thomas No. 60 (1938)

Approved | 9 min | Short

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Lowell Thomas visits the former head-hunters among the Malay natives on the west coast of Sumatra and learns they now only do so via dance ritual that does not cost anyone the loss of their... See full summary »

Writer: Lowell Thomas | Director: Charles E. Ford | Star: Lowell Thomas

15. Sports et jeux à Sumatra (1910)

Documentary, Short, Sport

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16. Un mariage à Payacombo (1910)

Documentary, Short

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17. The New Adventures of China Smith (1954–1956)
Episode: A Grave in Sumatra (1954)

Action, Adventure, Drama

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A retired British officer hires China Smith to find the grave of his son who died a hero's death on Sumatra during World War II. Finding no one to guide him into the jungle area he needs to... See full summary »

Writer: Robert C. Dennis | Director: Gene Fowler Jr. | Stars: Dan Duryea, Geraldine Farmer, Nestor Paiva, Keith McConnell

18. Screen Directors Playhouse (1955–1956)
Episode: Affair in Sumatra (1956)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.6
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A woman of mixed parentage must choose between her people and the man she loves.

Writers: Hobart Donavan, Michael Fessier | Director: Byron Haskin | Stars: Ralph Bellamy, Rita Gam, Basil Rathbone, Greta Granstedt

Votes: 22

19. Man vs. Wild (2006– )
Episode: Castaway (2008)

TV-PG | Adventure, Reality-TV

7.6
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Bear explores a tiny deserted island near Sumatra. Despite the idyllic appearance, Bear struggles to find food and especially water. Unable to find adequate water, he builds a raft to escape.

Director: Stephen Shearman

Votes: 31

20. Madventures (2002– )
Episode: Indonesia: Medan, Lake Toba, Bali/Malesia - Penang/Singapore (2002)

30 min | Documentary

8.2
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Directors: Tuomas Milonoff, Riku Rantala | Stars: Tuomas Milonoff, Riku Rantala

Votes: 13

21. Man vs. Wild (2006– )
Episode: Jungle Swamp (2008)

TV-PG | Adventure, Reality-TV

8.0
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Bear traverses a swamp and jungle in the Sumatra rain forest. Naturally he chose the rainy season but he finally manages to find some good eating.

Director: Stephen Shearman

Votes: 32

22. How the Earth Was Made (2009– )
Episode: Ring of Fire (2010)

Documentary, History

7.2
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The geological mechanism that causes the ring of volcanoes around the pacific ocean is studied and explained.

Votes: 9

23. Jungle Jim (1955– )
Episode: Wild Man of the Jungle (1956)

30 min | Adventure

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Jungle Jim is asked to put a stop to a strange man's threat that is frightening workers on a nearby plantation.

Writer: Terence Maples | Director: Don McDougall | Stars: Johnny Weissmuller, Martin Huston, Dean Fredericks, John Banner