Most Popular "Visual Metaphor" Titles
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1. Inception (2010)
PG-13 | 148 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A thief, who steals corporate secrets through use of dream-sharing technology, is given the inverse task of planting an idea into the mind of a CEO.
Votes: 1,459,862 | Gross: $292.57M
2. Fight Club (1999)
R | 139 min | Drama
An insomniac office worker, looking for a way to change his life, crosses paths with a alter-ego devil-may-care soap maker, forming an underground fight club that evolves into something much, much more...
Votes: 1,340,134 | Gross: $37.02M
3. Dead Poets Society (1989)
PG | 128 min | Comedy, Drama
English teacher John Keating inspires his students to look at poetry with a different perspective of authentic knowledge and feelings.
Votes: 276,247 | Gross: $95.86M
4. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
G | 149 min | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Humanity finds a mysterious, obviously artificial object buried beneath the Lunar surface and, with the intelligent computer H.A.L. 9000, sets off on a quest.
Votes: 425,029 | Gross: $56.72M
5. The Fall (2006)
R | 117 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
In a hospital on the outskirts of 1920s Los Angeles, an injured stuntman begins to tell a fellow patient, a little girl with a broken arm, a fantastic story of five mythical heroes. Thanks to his fractured state of mind and her vivid imagination, the line between fiction and reality blurs as the tale advances.
Votes: 88,439 | Gross: $2.28M
6. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
PG | 216 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
The story of T.E. Lawrence, the English officer who successfully united and lead the diverse, often warring, Arab tribes during World War I in order to fight the Turks.
Votes: 191,849 | Gross: $6.00M
7. Citizen Kane (1941)
Approved | 119 min | Drama, Mystery
Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance.
8. The Thin Red Line (1998)
R | 170 min | Drama, War
Votes: 138,524 | Gross: $36.39M
9. Punch-Drunk Love (2002)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A psychologically troubled novelty supplier is nudged towards a romance with an English woman, all the while being extorted by a phone-sex line run by a crooked mattress salesman, and purchasing stunning amounts of pudding.
Votes: 109,426 | Gross: $17.79M
10. Being John Malkovich (1999)
R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A puppeteer discovers a portal that leads literally into the head of movie star John Malkovich.
Votes: 253,595 | Gross: $22.86M
11. TRON (1982)
PG | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A computer hacker is abducted into the digital world and forced to participate in gladiatorial games where his only chance of escape is with the help of a heroic security program.
Votes: 93,948 | Gross: $33.00M
12. Regular Show (2009– )
TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
The daily surreal adventures of a blue jay and raccoon duo that attempt to deal with their mundane jobs as groundskeepers at the local park.
15. Amistad (1997)
R | 155 min | Drama, History
About a 1839 mutiny aboard a slave ship that is traveling towards the northeastern coast of America. Much of the story involves a court-room drama about the free man who led the revolt.
Votes: 56,336 | Gross: $44.18M
16. The King of Comedy (1982)
PG | 109 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Aspiring comic Rupert Pupkin attempts to achieve success in show business by stalking his idol, a late night talk-show host who craves his own privacy.
Votes: 51,718 | Gross: $2.50M
17. Paper Moon (1973)
PG | 102 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
During the Great Depression, a con man finds himself saddled with a young girl who may or may not be his daughter, and the two forge an unlikely partnership.
18. 2046 (2004)
R | 129 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
The women who enter a science fiction author's life, over the course of a few years, after the author loses the woman he considers his one true love.
Votes: 41,397 | Gross: $0.26M
19. The Man Who Would Be King (1975)
PG | 129 min | Adventure
Two British soldiers in India decide to resign from the Army and set themselves up as deities in Kafiristan--a land where no white man has set foot since Alexander.
20. Scarface (1932)
Passed | 93 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An ambitious and near insanely violent gangster climbs the ladder of success in the mob, but his weaknesses prove to be his downfall.
21. Like Stars on Earth (2007)
PG | 165 min | Drama, Family, Music
An eight-year-old boy is thought to be lazy and a trouble-maker, until the new art teacher has the patience and compassion to discover the real problem behind his struggles in school.
Votes: 83,611 | Gross: $1.20M
22. Dil Chahta Hai (2001)
Not Rated | 183 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Three inseparable childhood friends are just out of college. Nothing comes between them - until they each fall in love, and their wildly different approaches to relationships creates tension.
23. The Keep (1983)
R | 96 min | Horror
Nazis are forced to turn to a Jewish historian for help in battling the ancient demon they have inadvertently freed from its prison.
24. Doodlebug (1997)
3 min | Short, Fantasy, Mystery
In a ratty flat, a man is on his hands and knees, holding a shoe by its toe, trying to kill a bug of some sort that so far has managed to evade him. He keeps up the chase and whacks at it a... See full summary »
25. Happy Together (1997)
96 min | Drama, Romance
Yiu-Fai and Po-Wing arrive in Argentina from Hong Kong and take to the road for a holiday. Something is wrong and their relationship goes adrift. A disillusioned Yiu-Fai starts working at a... See full summary »
Votes: 14,901 | Gross: $0.19M
26. Love Aaj Kal (2009)
128 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An old-fashioned romantic tells his personal love story to a modern man who has just broken up with his girlfriend. Has love really ever changed?
Votes: 11,009 | Gross: $2.43M
27. Hey Ram (2000)
186 min | Drama, History
Saketh Ram's wife is raped and killed during direct action day riots in Calcutta. He is convinced that Mahatma Gandhi is responsible for all the problems happening in the country. He sets out to kill him.
Votes: 7,052 | Gross: $0.27M
28. Luck by Chance (2009)
156 min | Drama
When Vikram gets tapped to play the male lead in a Bollywood film, he can't believe his luck. But it may ruin his relationship with his girlfriend.
Votes: 6,932 | Gross: $0.36M
29. The Girl on a Motorcycle (1968)
X | 91 min | Romance
A married woman leaves her husband and zooms off on her motorcycle to see her lover.
30. Donovan's Echo (2011)
PG-13 | 91 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
A series of uncanny déjà vu events force a man to re-examine his tragic past, memory, instinct, and future.
31. Manorama Six Feet Under (2007)
Not Rated | 137 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Rajasthan-based Satyaveer Singh Randhawa works as a Junior Engineer with Lahkot Municipality's Public Works Department and lives a middle-class lifestyle with his wife, Nimmi, and son, Raju... See full summary »
32. Anand (1971)
122 min | Drama
The classic story of a terminally ill man who wishes to live life to the full before the inevitable occurs, as told by his best friend.
34. LSD: Love, Sex Aur Dhokha (2010)
155 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A video camcorder, a store security camera, and concealed cameras candidly expose lives in three loosely-linked tales.
35. Karthik Calling Karthik (2010)
135 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
A much abused loner achieves success, and even wins the heart of his gorgeous co-worker, after getting early morning mysterious phone calls from someone.
Votes: 6,219 | Gross: $0.29M
37. Woh Lamhe (2006)
156 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Based upon the life of actress Parveen Babi, this film describes the life of a schizophrenic actress Sana Azim, and the love of her life - Aditya Garewal.
38. Deewaar (1975)
174 min | Action, Crime, Drama
As a youth, Vijay struggles as a dockworker. Eventually, he becomes a leading figure of the underworld, while younger brother, Ravi, is an educated, upright policeman. But in the end, it all comes down to, who does mother love more?
39. Mars et Avril (2012)
90 min | Drama, Fantasy, Music
Based on an acclaimed graphic novel, Mars & Avril is set in Montreal of the future, at the dawn of the first human landing on Mars, and tells the story of a musician who becomes obsessed with his muse.
40. Mera Naam Joker (1970)
224 min | Comedy, Drama
Raju is a joker, a clown. It is what he is and what he always shall be. As his life story unfolds in three chapters, from his school days to the circus to the streets, he must always make ... See full summary »
41. The Sandman (1991)
10 min | Animation, Short, Horror
On a dark night, as the clock strikes eight, a mother sends her child upstairs to bed with only a candle for light. The child is wary, then frightened. The child hears something climbing ... See full summary »
42. The Rickshaw Man (1958)
103 min | Comedy, Drama
A poor rickshaw driver finds himself taking care of a young woman and her son after the woman's husband dies suddenly.
43. The Divine Lady (1929)
Not Rated | 99 min | Drama, History, Romance
The story of the romance between Emma, Lady Hamilton, and British war hero Admiral Horatio Nelson.
44. Arcana (1972)
102 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A Sicilian widow earns her living as a clairvoyant, in Milan, but she hasn't got any power at all. Her son instead holds supernatural powers and with the help of his mother he becomes a ... See full summary »
46. Scorching Winds (1974)
146 min | Drama
In post-partition India, a Muslim businessman and his family struggle for their rights in a country which was once their own.
47. Chintu Ji (2009)
Rishi, the son of legendary Raj Kapoor, decides to try his hand at politics, and to garner support, re-locates to his birth village, Hadbahedi. The village is located in an isolated area ... See full summary »
48. Brain Divided (2013)
5 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
A nerdy man goes on a blind date to a restaurant. The place is great and the girl is beautiful. If only the two sides of his brain (seen here as two tiny creatures running the brain's command center) could work together for once.
49. Swooped: Based on a Real Life Occurrence (2011)
R | 86 min | Comedy, Romance
Two friends chase after the girls of their dreams. Through a series of events, each guy gets with the other's girl.
50. The Reject (2007)
97 min | Drama
A man in his late 40s lives in a transitional society that needs radical reform and ascetic discipline. He wants to change the environment and living circumstances at all costs, but to save... See full summary »