Most Popular "Wisdom" Titles
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1. Gladiator (2000)
R | 155 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
When a Roman general is betrayed and his family murdered by an emperor's corrupt son, he comes to Rome as a gladiator to seek revenge.
Votes: 1,071,897 | Gross: $187.67M
2. Into the Wild (2007)
R | 148 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
After graduating from Emory University, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Along the way, Christopher encounters a series of characters that shape his life.
Votes: 467,284 | Gross: $18.35M
3. The Last Samurai (2003)
R | 154 min | Action, Drama, History
An American military advisor embraces the Samurai culture he was hired to destroy after he is captured in battle.
Votes: 337,886 | Gross: $111.11M
4. It's Kind of a Funny Story (2010)
PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A clinically depressed teenager gets a new start after he checks himself into an adult psychiatric ward.
Votes: 115,101 | Gross: $6.35M
6. Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999)
R | 116 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An African American mafia hit man who models himself after the samurai of old finds himself targeted for death by the mob.
Votes: 74,270 | Gross: $3.30M
9. Kundun (1997)
PG-13 | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History
From childhood to adulthood, Tibet's fourteenth Dalai Lama deals with Chinese oppression and other problems.
Votes: 22,745 | Gross: $5.53M
11. Ewoks: The Battle for Endor (1985 TV Movie)
94 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Marauders raid the Ewok village and steal a power supply they believe to be magical. Wicket helps Cindel escape the evil witch Charal, and they befriend a hermit who may help them save the village.
12. The Smurfs (1981–1990)
TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
The Smurfs are little blue creatures that live in mushroom houses in a forest inhabited mainly by their own kind. The smurfs average daily routine is attempting to avoid Gargomel, an evil man who wants to kill our little blue friends.
13. The Paper Chase (1973)
PG | 113 min | Comedy, Drama
A first-year law student at Harvard Law School struggles with balancing his coursework and his relationship with the daughter of his sternest professor.
14. Last Love (2013)
111 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
He's a widower in Paris who speaks no French; she's a dance instructor less than half his age. Can they become a family, or will his estranged adult children halt the friendship?
15. Au Hasard Balthazar (1966)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama
The story of a mistreated donkey and the people around him. A study on saintliness and a sister piece to Bresson's Mouchette.
Votes: 12,953 | Gross: $0.04M
16. Sand Castles (2014)
93 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
In rural Indiana, Noah and his impoverished family wrestle with the mysterious return of his now mute sister Lauren, who was kidnapped and held captive for over a decade.
17. Tuesdays with Morrie (1999 TV Movie)
89 min | Biography, Drama
A journalist finds himself questioning his own life when his best friend, a dying man, offers him some very powerful wisdom and advice for coping in relationships, careers and society.
20. The Phantom Tollbooth (1970)
G | 90 min | Family, Adventure, Animation
Milo is a boy who is bored with life. One day he comes home to find a toll booth in his room. Having nothing better to do, he gets in his toy car and drives through - only to emerge in a world full of adventure.
21. God on Trial (2008 TV Movie)
86 min | Drama, War
Awaiting their inevitable deaths at one of the worst concentration camps, a group of Jews make a rabbinical court to decide whether God has gone against the Holy Covenant and if He is the one guilty for their suffering.
25. Dai lap mat tam 008 (1996)
89 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy
A wild and hilariously anachronistic tale of an imperial guard of the Forbidden City who has no martial arts abilities but a talent for making futuristic machines and must save the kidnapped emperor.
26. Himalaya (1999)
108 min | Drama
An aging chief's last stand, lessons for the new, and the education of a young chief-to-be played against harsh Nature in Nepal's Dolpo. When his son dies returning from Tibet's salt lakes,... See full summary »
Votes: 4,582 | Gross: $2.48M
28. Alone Yet Not Alone (2013)
PG-13 | 103 min | Action, Drama, History
The year is 1755, and the English colonies are being ravaged by the atrocities of war. Opposing European powers have clashed over the fertile Ohio valley, and entire families are devastated... See full summary »
Votes: 544 | Gross: $0.67M
29. Down to Earth (I) (2015)
90 min | Documentary, Adventure
Breaking away from convention, this family went on a five year journey to find a new perspective on life. Their life with tribal communities around the world has led to a thought-provoking cinematic experience of ancient, earthly wisdom.
30. The Good Humor Man (2005)
R | 112 min | Drama, Romance
A mischievous high school sophomore faces a conflict of conscience vs. character when his best friend becomes linked to the death of a youth from another clique in suburban Middle America circa '76.
31. Down to the Sea in Ships (1949)
Approved | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Whaling ship captain Bering Joy takes his grandson Jed on a whaling trip to teach him core life values while First Mate Dan Lunceford is tasked with tutoring Jed.
32. The Old Man Who Read Love Stories (2001)
Not Rated | 115 min | Adventure, Drama
A man is forced to confront a dangerous female jaguar and his own past through the sacrificial killing of the beast he has grown to love.
33. Um Filme Falado (2003)
96 min | Comedy, Drama, History
Lisbon, Marseilles, Naples, Athens, Istanbul, Cairo, Aden, and Bombay. Along with a university teacher and her little daughter, we embark on a long journey, experiencing different cultures and civilizations.
Votes: 1,756 | Gross: $0.01M
36. Jimmy Carter Man from Plains (2007)
PG | 125 min | Documentary, Biography, History
A chronicle of the former president's tour recent for his book "Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid."
Votes: 771 | Gross: $0.11M
39. Rooted in Peace (2016)
88 min | Documentary
ROOTED in PEACE challenges viewers to examine their values as Americans and human beings. Today we are at war within ourselves, with our environment, and with the world. Director and award-winning filmmaker Greg Reitman invites viewers on a film journey to take notice of the world we live in, proactively seek ways to find personal and ecological peace, and stop the cycle of violence.
40. Love and Lies (1981)
90 min | Drama, Romance
A movie about two high school kids who meet in class and fall madly in love with each other. Unfortunately, His father and her mother had a history of their own between them which creates ... See full summary »
41. Flatland (2002– )
Action, Drama, Mystery
In the future of 2010, three young Americans, Quentin, JT and Amy are visiting Shanghai, when they get shanghaied by mysterious Mr. Smith and taken to Flatland, a place where past and ... See full summary »
43. Darkest Africa (1936)
Approved | 269 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
A 15-episode serial in which Beatty goes to darkest Africa to rescue the Goddess of Joba, who is being held by the high priest.
44. Whaledreamers (2006)
90 min | Documentary, History
Whaledreamers is the heartfelt story of the return of an aboriginal whale dreaming tribe from the edge of extinction and the equally, long journey of the whales, not only to survive the ... See full summary »
Votes: 94 | Gross: $0.01M
45. Aaron's Magic Village (1995)
G | 77 min | Animation, Family, Comedy
When God distributed wiseness and foolishness through a newly created world, one of the cherubs accidentally dropped all the foolishness on a tiny village called Chelm. So everyone in the ... See full summary »
Adventure, Drama, Fantasy | Announced
Heart-broken at the death of his wild friend Enkidu, King Gilgamesh abandons his kingdom to search for Immortality, embarking on Man's oldest odyssey, shadowed by the dangerous Goddess Estera, who falls madly in love.
Director: J.J. Alani
50. Sanctuarium (2014)
Documentary, Short, History
There is a sacred place called Sanctuarium. It is not physically fixed. You can discover it within yourself. But if it's difficult to find it, you might visit such the place in Tallinn's Old Town where you can also meet its Founder.