Most Popular Esperanto-Language Feature Films


1. Captain Fantastic (2016)

R | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.1
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72 Metascore

In the forests of the Pacific Northwest, a father devoted to raising his six kids with a rigorous physical and intellectual education is forced to leave his paradise and enter the world, challenging his idea of what it means to be a parent.

Director: Matt Ross | Stars: Viggo Mortensen, George MacKay, Samantha Isler, Annalise Basso

Votes: 8,671 | Gross: $5.70M

2. Gattaca (1997)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.8
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64 Metascore

A genetically inferior man assumes the identity of a superior one in order to pursue his lifelong dream of space travel.

Director: Andrew Niccol | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman, Jude Law, Gore Vidal

Votes: 222,652 | Gross: $12.34M

3. Blade: Trinity (2004)

R | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

5.9
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38 Metascore

Blade, now a wanted man by the FBI, must join forces with the Nightstalkers to face his most challenging enemy yet: Dracula.

Director: David S. Goyer | Stars: Wesley Snipes, Kris Kristofferson, Parker Posey, Ryan Reynolds

Votes: 134,249 | Gross: $52.40M

4. The Great Dictator (1940)

Approved | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, War

8.5
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Dictator Adenoid Hynkel tries to expand his empire while a poor Jewish barber tries to avoid persecution from Hynkel's regime.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Jack Oakie, Reginald Gardiner

Votes: 139,628

5. Street Fighter (1994)

PG-13 | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

3.8
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Col. Guile and various other martial arts heroes fight against the tyranny of Dictator M. Bison and his cohorts.

Director: Steven E. de Souza | Stars: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Raul Julia, Ming-Na Wen, Damian Chapa

Votes: 53,478 | Gross: $33.42M

6. Patema Inverted (2013)

98 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

7.4
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66 Metascore

A young girl, from a civilization that resides in deep underground tunnels, finds herself trapped in an inverted world and teams up with a resident to escape and return home.

Director: Yasuhiro Yoshiura | Stars: Yukiyo Fujii, Nobuhiko Okamoto, Shintarô Oohata, Shinya Fukumatsu

Votes: 3,433

7. Incubus (1966)

Unrated | 78 min | Horror

6.2
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On a strange island inhabited by demons and spirits, a man battles the forces of evil.

Director: Leslie Stevens | Stars: William Shatner, Allyson Ames, Eloise Hardt, Robert Fortier

Votes: 1,498

8. Kenji Miyazawa's Night on the Galactic Express (1985)

113 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

7.3
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Two kittens go on a metaphysical journey on a magical railroad train.

Directors: Gisaburô Sugii, Arlen Tarlofsky | Stars: Mayumi Tanaka, Chika Sakamoto, Junko Hori, Ayumi Ishijo

Votes: 968

9. Road to Singapore (1940)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.1
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Bing Crosby and Bob Hope star in the first of the 'Road to' movies as two playboys trying to forget previous romances in Singapore - until they meet Dorothy Lamour.

Director: Victor Schertzinger | Stars: Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Charles Coburn

Votes: 2,920

10. Idiot's Delight (1939)

Approved | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

6.7
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A group of disparate travelers are caught are thrown together in a posh Alpine hotel when the borders are closed at the start of WWII.

Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Norma Shearer, Clark Gable, Edward Arnold, Charles Coburn

Votes: 951

11. Reflections (1987)

102 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

7.8
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Piano teacher is deeply traumatised by the events of his childhood, as well as by political oppression in his youth. Decades later, all those traumas lead to carnage.

Director: Goran Markovic | Stars: Mustafa Nadarevic, Anica Dobra, Milorad Mandic-Manda, Bogdan Diklic

Votes: 626

12. Erotic Liaisons (1992)

95 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.0
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Director: Kôji Wakamatsu | Stars: Ryûdô Uzaki, Joe Yamanaka, Kei Satô, Genjiro Arato

Votes: 62

13. The Giant Spider (2013)

71 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.8
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When radiation left behind by atomic weapons testing creates a gigantic killer mutant arachnid, it's up to a trio of scientists, an Army general, and a newspaper reporter and his fiancée to... See full summary »

Director: Christopher R. Mihm | Stars: Shannon McDonough, Daniel Sjerven, Billie Jo Konze, Michael Cook

Votes: 70

14. House of Ghosts (2012)

77 min | Horror

6.6
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Writer/Director Christopher R. Mihm pays tribute to the works of William Castle, the master of classic horror. Rich socialites have a tradition of throwing exclusive dinner parties. This ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher R. Mihm | Stars: Michael Cook, Mark Haider, Catherine Hansen, Anthony Kaczor

Votes: 48

15. The Burned City (1976)

156 min | History

6.5
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Historia de Cataluña de 1899 a 1909

Director: Antoni Ribas | Stars: Ángela Molina, Pau Garsaball, Jeannine Mestre, Montserrat Salvador

Votes: 65

16. Numb (2003)

77 min | Sci-Fi

5.4
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In a post-apocalyptic world where society is controlled by a debilitating narcotic, one woman sets out to find her father, and to heal the wounds of her past.

Director: Michael Ferris Gibson | Stars: Jennifer West Savitch, Dominik Overstreet, Anne Goldmann, Peter Abraham

Votes: 62

17. Attack of the Moon Zombies (2011)

99 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.7
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A mysterious plant found on the surface of the moon wreaks havoc on the Jackson Lunar Base when its spores change the base's crew into leafy, undead creatures.

Director: Christopher R. Mihm | Stars: Michael Cook, Shannon McDonough, Michael G. Kaiser, Sid Korpi

Votes: 67

18. Moon Lake (2009)

90 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.7
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Director: Ivan Stanev | Stars: Yasna Bozhkova, Vasil Chitanov, Gloria Petkova, Simon Todorov

Votes: 18

19. The Late Night Double Feature (2014)

Unrated | 90 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.8
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A double bill of 1950s-style B-movie shorts from writer/director Christopher R. Mihm, the king of "new old, good bad" movies.

Director: Christopher R. Mihm | Stars: Michael Cook, Shane Donahue, Cherie Gallinati, Mark Haider

Votes: 30

20. Conspiracy (1939)

Approved | 58 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.3
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American Steve Kendall, a freighter's radio officer, discovers seaman Carlson sending an unauthorized message ashore as the ship approaches his war-poised homeland. Carlson is shot in cold ... See full summary »

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Allan Lane, Linda Hayes, Robert Barrat, Charley Foy

Votes: 61

21. This Film Hates You

Drama, Horror, Mystery | Post-production

A gritty detective and a murder victim both hunt for the same killer through a dark, twisted, and surreal world.

Director: Anthony Kilburn | Stars: Krystyn Tsagarakis, Seth Langner, Christina May, Walter Colson

22. Gerda malaperis! (2006)

Mystery

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"Gerda Malaperis!" (Gerda Disappears!) is based on the Esperanto novel by Swiss writer Claude Piron, which has been used as a learners' reader for years. Gerda is an expert on obscure and cryptic languages. Then she is abducted.

Director: Joe Bazilio Costa | Stars: Eliezer Emanuel, Vitor Leitão, Lorena Leos, Sara Monteiro

23. The Pedal Push Car (2004)

92 min | Comedy

6.5
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Director: Ramón Barea | Stars: Álex Angulo, Rosana Pastor, Pablo Gómez, María Pastor

Votes: 55

24. Agonies (1964)

61 min | Crime

5.9
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Director: Atelier Mahé | Stars: Michel Duc-Goninaz, Raymond Schwartz, Gaston Waringhien

Votes: 20

26. Hindsight (1999)

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Director: Louise McNicholl | Stars: Rachel Leigh Anderson, Adam Pike

27. Jan Arima no shûgeki (1959)

114 min

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Director: Daisuke Itô | Stars: Minosuke Bandô, Toshio Chiba, Yôichi Funaki, Seishirô Hara

28. ATRAXIA: Poodle Shaving for the Blind (2013)

86 min | Drama

6.0
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In a slightly super national print shop an abundance of manuals is produced. No problem, however peculiar, goes it without its brochures. Leaflets come to life, addressing manifold issues: ... See full summary »

Director: Sander Blom | Stars: Jason Gwen, Jenny Hsia, René Jonkers, Pieter Jan Smit

Votes: 7