Most Popular "Third World" Titles
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1. The Constant Gardener (2005)
R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A widower is determined to get to the bottom of a potentially explosive secret involving his wife's murder, big business, and corporate corruption.
2. Beyond Borders (2003)
R | 127 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Beyond Borders is an epic tale of the turbulent romance between two star-crossed lovers set against the backdrop of the world's most dangerous hot spots. Academy Award winner Angelina Jolie... See full summary »
3. Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972)
Not Rated | 93 min | Adventure, Drama, History
In the 16th century, the ruthless and insane Don Lope de Aguirre leads a Spanish expedition in search of El Dorado.
5. Barcelona (1994)
PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Ted, a stuffy white guy from Illinois working in sales for the Barcelona office of a US corporation, is paid an unexpected visit by his somewhat less stuffy cousin Fred, who is an officer ... See full summary »
6. The Five Obstructions (2003)
Unrated | 90 min | Documentary
About a filmmaker not only revisiting, but also recreating (not in a conventional sense) one of his first films, The Perfect Human / Det perfekte menneske (1967)
7. Powaqqatsi (1988)
G | 99 min | Documentary, Music
An exploration of technologically developing nations and the effect the transition to Western-style modernization has had on them.
8. State of Siege (1972)
Not Rated | 120 min | Drama, Thriller
In Uruguay in the early 1970s, an official of the US Agency for International Development (a group used as a front for training foreign police in counterinsurgency methods) is kidnapped by ... See full summary »
9. The Plague (1992)
R | 148 min | Drama
In the 1990s, a South American city is rocked by the imminent outbreak of a plague. While many attempt to flee the city, Dr Bernard Rieux sends his sick wife away and does his best to care ... See full summary »
10. Dante's Hell Animated (2014)
R | 38 min | Animation, Short
Dante is guided by his hero Virgil through each circle of Hell and its subdivisions until they reach the center of the Earth and emerged to the other hemisphere into Purgatory.
11. The Legend of Rita (2000)
103 min | Drama, Romance
Rita Vogt is a radical West German terrorist who abandons the revolution and settles in East Germany with a new identity provided by the East German secret service. She lives in constant ... See full summary »
12. Kim Jong-Il's Comedy Club (2009)
88 min | Documentary, Comedy
Two Danish comedians join the director on a trip to North Korea, where they have been allowed access under the pretext of wanting to perform a vaudeville act.
130 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
A rich businessman is fed up with work, family, society, and goes with a friend to Africa, in search of another friend who had vanished there in mysterious circumstances. They will find him... See full summary »
14. Let's Make Money (2008)
110 min | Documentary
Most of us don't know where their money is. However, one thing is for certain, it's is not in the bank to which we entrusted it. The bank and our money is already a part of the cycle of the global money market.
16. The March (1990)
100 min | Drama
A group of several thousand Africans migrate westward across northern Africa and sail across the Strait of Gibraltar to Europe. Their message is: "We are poor because you are rich."
17. Black Shack Alley (1983)
PG | 103 min | Drama, History
Martinique, in the early 1930s. Young José and his grandmother live in a small village. Nearly everyone works cutting cane and barely earning a living. The overseer can fine a worker for ... See full summary »
18. The Yes Men (2003)
R | 83 min | Documentary, Comedy
Anti-corporate activists travel from conference to conference, impersonating member of the World Trade Organization.
19. Entranced Earth (1967)
111 min | Drama
Eldorado, a fictitious country in Latin America, is sparkling with the internal struggle for political power. In the eye of this social convulsion, the jaded journalist Paulo Martins ... See full summary »
20. Better Mus' Come (2010)
104 min | Action, Crime, Drama
The film follows warring political factions in 1970s Jamaica as they enlist the support of gangs to enforce their policies, and advance their political agenda. It is a fictionalized ... See full summary »
21. The Kidnapping of the President (1980)
R | 114 min | Thriller, Action, Drama
A South American quasi-revolutionary/guerilla/terrorist and a misled, admiring girl compatriot manage to kidnap the U.S. President during a diplomatic visit to Toronto. With a nondescript ... See full summary »
22. Sonhos Roubados (2009)
85 min | Drama
Jessica, Sabrina and Daiane have dreams, just like all young people of any social class or place in the world. They live in a low-income neighborhood in the periphery of Rio de Janeiro and ... See full summary »
23. The Aswang Phenomenon (2011)
86 min | Documentary, Biography, History
What would happen if a country of 97 million people were taught at a young age that the boogie man was real. In the Philippines for the last 400 years, the 'aswang' has been used as ... See full summary »
24. Still Cries the Soul (2009)
115 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
How long will you wait for someone if you they know may never come back to you again?. Still Cries The Soul is the heart wrenching love triangle of Lisa, Jonathan & William. It is the story... See full summary »
25. Bhutto (2010)
Unrated | 111 min | Documentary, Biography
A riveting documentary of the recently assassinated Benazir Bhutto, a polarizing figure in the Muslim world. Following in her father's footsteps as a pillar for democracy, Bhutto was ... See full summary »
26. The End of Poverty? (2008)
106 min | Documentary
A phenomenal discourse on why poverty exists when there is so much wealth in the world. A must see for anyone wanting to understand not only the US economic system but the foundations of today's global economy.
27. Black God, White Devil (1964)
120 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
Fictionalized account of the adventures of hired gunman Antonio das Mortes, set against the real life last days of rural banditism. The movie follows Antonio as he witnesses the descent of ... See full summary »
29. Project Happiness (2011)
62 min | Documentary, Family
Happiness, I want more! From the alleys of Nigeria and the beaches of California to the mountains of India, ordinary young people lead us on an extraordinary journey to explore the nature ... See full summary »
30. Cooking with Stella (2009)
104 min | Comedy, Drama
Stella Elizabeth Matthews has been a cook in the Canadian High Commission in New Delhi for 30 years. She is brilliant as a cook, and brilliant at creatively padding her salary - with a few ... See full summary »
31. The Weather Underground (2002)
Unrated | 92 min | Documentary, History, War
The remarkable story of The Weather Underground, radical activists of the 1970s, and of radical politics at its best and most disastrous.
32. 2012: Time for Change (2010)
85 min | Documentary, Animation, News
2012: Time For Change is a documentary feature that presents ways to transform our unsustainable society into a regenerative planetary culture. This can be achieved through a personal and ... See full summary »
34. Hour of the Star (1985)
96 min | Drama
Macabea has just moved to the big city after her aunt, who raised her, died. She gets a job as a typist and moves into a boarding house with three other women. In her spare time she listens... See full summary »
36. Living in Emergency (2008)
Unrated | 120 min | Documentary
In the war-zones of Liberia and Congo, four volunteers with Doctors Without Borders struggle to provide emergency medical care under extreme conditions.
38. A Thousand Suns (2009)
27 min | Documentary, Short, News
Tells the story of the Gamo Highlands of the African Rift Valley and the unique worldview held by the people of the region.
40. Dooman River (2010)
90 min | Drama
Chang-ho, 12, becomes friend with a North-Korean immigrant about the same age who just crossed the Dooman river, border between North-Korea and China. His mute sister and his wise ... See full summary »
41. Binta and the Great Idea (2004)
30 min | Drama, Family, Short
Binta, a little girl from Senegal, tells us about the everyday life in her village, the importance of education for the girls, and about her father's great idea to make the world a better place.
42. Notes Towards an African Orestes (1970)
65 min | Documentary
The director presents takes and scenes filmed on location in Africa for a film-that-never-was, a black Oresteia.
44. 1 a Minute (2010)
90 min | Documentary, Drama
The film chronicles the diagnosis and treatment of a breast cancer survivor, interspersed with personal tales from famous international celebrities who are also survivors, or affected closely by cancer.
45. Float (II) (2007)
34 min | Short, Drama, Romance
The story of a young painter from the Bahamas, Jonny Roberts, who travels to an exotic island to find inspiration but finds unexpected love and adventure in a complex and tortured Romeo.
46. In My Genes (2009 Video)
77 min | Documentary, Drama
What is it like to be 'white' in a 'black' society? How does it feel to be a member of one of the most hyper-visible and yet invisible groups of people?
47. First Day of Peace (2009)
16 min | Short, Drama, War
When a peace agreement is announced, a Bosnian peasant undertakes a voyage to the disputed border to plow his land. His decision brings unexpected results.
48. Dog Sweat (2010)
90 min | Drama
Intertwines the lives of six young Iranians as they struggle to satisfy their private desires in the face of conservative Islamic society.
49. The Rainbow Serpent Project (2010)
65 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama
Tor travels around the earth chakra points communicating and exploring global unity consciousness, as he discusses spirituality with tribal elders and performs rites with the local ... See full summary »
50. The Shape of Water (2006)
70 min | Documentary
THE SHAPE OF WATER (narrator: Susan Sarandon) Interweaves the intimate and powerful stories of Khady, Oraiza, Bilkusben, Dona Antonia, Gila - living in Senegal, Brazil, India, and Jerusalem... See full summary »