SHHHH! Movies that feature libraries or librarians.by Mike_Noga | created - 01 Jun 2016 | updated - 11 Dec 2016 | Public
Evelyn: "Look, I... I may not be an explorer, or an adventurer, or a treasure-seeker, or a gunfighter, Mr. O'Connell, but I am proud of what I am."
Rick: "And what is that?"
Evelyn: "I... am a librarian."
from The Mummy (1999)
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2. The Librarian: Quest for the Spear (2004 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A bookworm becomes the librarian. Same night a magical spear gets stolen and he's off to get some real life experience around the globe on his quest for the spear - starting with being thrown off a plane over Amazonas by his cute helper.
4. The Librarian III: The Curse of the Judas Chalice (2008 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Losing his girlfriend because he was at an auction dramatically getting the magical philosopher's stone instead of a date, he needs a vacation - New Orleans but finds himself busy saving Earth from the curse of the Judas chalice/vampires.
5. The Breakfast Club (1985)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama
Five high school students meet in Saturday detention and discover how they have a lot more in common than they thought.
Votes: 340,663 | Gross: $45.88M
It's where all the action took place.
7. The Mummy (1999)
PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
At an archaeological dig in the ancient city of Hamunaptra, an American serving in the French Foreign Legion accidentally awakens a mummy who begins to wreck havoc as he searches for the reincarnation of his long-lost love.
Votes: 380,668 | Gross: $155.25M
8. The Name of the Rose (1986)
R | 130 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
An intellectually nonconformist friar investigates a series of mysterious deaths in an isolated abbey.
Votes: 98,381 | Gross: $7.15M
10. What Dreams May Come (1998)
PG-13 | 113 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Chris Nielsen dies in an accident, and enters Heaven. But when he discovers that his beloved wife Annie has killed herself out of grief over the loss, he embarks on an afterlife adventure to reunite with her.
Votes: 99,853 | Gross: $55.49M
The library in Paradise was pretty impressive
11. The Color of Pomegranates (1969)
Not Rated | 79 min | Biography, Drama, History
A super-stylized, surreal biography of Armenian troubadour Sayat Nova, whose life is depicted through non-narrative amalgamations of poetic images.
The roof of the library was memorable.
12. Beauty and the Beast (1991)
G | 84 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
A prince cursed to spend his days as a hideous monster sets out to regain his humanity by earning a young woman's love.
Votes: 407,163 | Gross: $218.97M
Beast's library made Belle pretty happy.
13. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
PG | 161 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
An ancient prophecy seems to be coming true when a mysterious presence begins stalking the corridors of a school of magic and leaving its victims paralyzed.
Votes: 527,421 | Gross: $261.99M
Hogwart's had a pretty rockin' library
14. Doctor Who: 30 Years in the Tardis (1993 TV Movie)
87 min | Documentary
A documentary celebrating the 30th anniversary of Doctor Who (1963), featuring new interviews, rare archive footage and recently discovered material.
The Dr Who universe features a library the size of a planet.
15. My Fair Lady (1964)
G | 170 min | Drama, Family, Musical
Snobbish phonetics Professor Henry Higgins agrees to a wager that he can make flower girl Eliza Doolittle presentable in high society.
Votes: 83,713 | Gross: $72.00M
Prof. Henry Higgins had a library with a spiral staircase.
16. Party Girl (1995)
R | 94 min | Comedy
Party girl Mary gets bailed out of jail by her librarian godmother. She starts working at the library, slowly fills her empty brain.
Votes: 4,361 | Gross: $0.47M
17. Agora (2009)
R | 127 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
A historical drama set in Roman Egypt, concerning a slave who turns to the rising tide of Christianity in the hope of pursuing freedom while falling in love with his mistress, the philosophy and mathematics professor Hypatia of Alexandria.
Votes: 64,328 | Gross: $0.62M
If you're into scrolls, this had a nice library.
18. Pin (1988)
R | 103 min | Horror, Thriller
Isolated by his strange parents, Leon finds solace in an imaginary friend, which happens to be an anatomy doll from his father's doctor office. Unfortunately, the doll begins to take over Leon's life, and his sister's life as well.
19. Meet Joe Black (1998)
PG-13 | 178 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Death, who takes the form of a young man, asks a media mogul to act as a guide to teach him about life on Earth, and in the process, he falls in love with his guide's daughter.
Votes: 207,307 | Gross: $44.62M
20. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure
In 1938, after his father Professor Henry Jones, Sr. goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, Professor Henry "Indiana" Jones, Jr. finds himself up against Adolf Hitler's Nazis again to stop them from obtaining its powers.
Votes: 668,741 | Gross: $197.17M
X marked the spot.
22. National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007)
PG | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Family
Votes: 213,377 | Gross: $219.96M
23. Miranda (2002)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Romance, Thriller
A librarian begins a passionate affair with a mysterious woman who walks into his library. When she suddenly disappears, he travels down to London to search for her, only to discover that ... See full summary »
25. The Station Agent (2003)
R | 89 min | Comedy, Drama
When his only friend dies, a man born with dwarfism moves to rural New Jersey to live a life of solitude, only to meet a chatty hot dog vendor and a woman dealing with her own personal loss.
Votes: 66,127 | Gross: $5.74M
26. Storm Center (1956)
Approved | 85 min | Drama
During the 1950s, a small-town librarian is shunned by the locals after she refuses the City Council's request to remove a book on Communism from the library's shelves.
27. Where the Heart Is (2000)
PG-13 | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A pregnant seventeen-year-old rebuilds her life after being abandoned by her boyfriend at a Walmart in Sequoyah, Oklahoma.
Votes: 31,109 | Gross: $33.77M
A librarian lands Natalie Portman!