Most Popular "Sumatra" Titles
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1. Paradise Road (1997)
R | 122 min | Drama, History, War
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.
2. The Ruling Class (1972)
R | 154 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
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.
3. The Letter (1940)
Approved | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
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.
4. Sound of the Sea (2001)
R | 95 min | Drama, Romance
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 »
5. On Our Merry Way (1948)
Approved | 107 min | Comedy, Music
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
7. Indonesia (1996 TV Movie)
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.
9. Under the Protection of Ka'Bah (2011)
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 »
10. Rango (1931)
66 min | Adventure
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 »
12. The Battak of Sumatra (1929)
A study of the Battak people of Sumatra, Indonesia (then called the Dutch East Indies), conducted by the Anthropology Department of Harvard University.
14. Going Places with Lowell Thomas No. 60 (1938)
Approved | 9 min | Short
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 »
The New Adventures of China Smith (1954–1956)
A Grave in Sumatra
Action, Adventure, Drama
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 »
Screen Directors Playhouse (1955–1956)
Affair in Sumatra
30 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A woman of mixed parentage must choose between her people and the man she loves.
Man vs. Wild (2006– )
TV-PG | Adventure, Reality-TV
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
Jungle Jim (1955– )
Wild Man of the Jungle
30 min | Adventure
Jungle Jim is asked to put a stop to a strange man's threat that is frightening workers on a nearby plantation.