Most Popular Metaphoric Title Movies and TV Shows
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6. Ghost in the Shell (2017)
PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
In the near future, Major Mira Killian is the first of her kind: A human saved from a terrible crash, who is cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world's most dangerous criminals.
Votes: 182,075 | Gross: $40.56M
8. Across the Universe (2007)
PG-13 | 133 min | Drama, Fantasy, History
The music of The Beatles and the Vietnam War form the backdrop for the romance between an upper-class American girl and a poor Liverpudlian artist.
Votes: 102,562 | Gross: $24.34M
9. Blow-Up (1966)
Not Rated | 111 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A mod London photographer finds something very suspicious in the shots he has taken of a mysterious beauty in a desolate park.
10. Babyteeth (2019)
120 min | Comedy, Drama
When seriously ill teenager Milla falls madly in love with smalltime drug dealer Moses, it's her parents' worst nightmare. But as Milla's first brush with love brings her a new lust for ... See full summary »
11. Shock and Awe (2017)
R | 90 min | Biography, Drama, History
A group of journalists covering former President George W. Bush's planned invasion of Iraq in 2003 are skeptical of the President's claim that Saddam Hussein has "weapons of mass destruction."
Votes: 4,033 | Gross: $0.08M
12. Spoor (2017)
128 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Janina Duszejko, an elderly woman, lives alone in the Klodzko Valley where a series of mysterious crimes are committed. Duszejko is convinced that she knows who or what is the murderer, but nobody believes her.
13. Fragmentary (2019)
Crime, Horror, Thriller | Post-production
A man believes he can travel to an alternate reality under the influence of alcohol, to see the love of his life, who was murdered in his reality two years before.
14. Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993)
PG | 109 min | Biography, Drama
A prepubescent chess prodigy refuses to harden himself in order to become a champion like the famous but unlikable Bobby Fischer.
Votes: 27,530 | Gross: $7.27M
18. Le Cercle Rouge (1970)
Not Rated | 140 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
After leaving prison, master thief Corey crosses paths with a notorious escapee and an alcoholic former policeman. The trio proceed to plot an elaborate heist.
Votes: 19,620 | Gross: $0.37M
19. One Child Nation (2019)
R | 88 min | Documentary, History
After becoming a mother, a filmmaker uncovers the untold history of China's one-child policy and the generations of parents and children forever shaped by this social experiment.
Votes: 401 | Gross: $0.18M
20. Sea of Shadows (2019)
PG-13 | 105 min | Documentary, Crime, History
The vaquita, the world's smallest whale, is near extinction as its habitat is destroyed by Mexican cartels and Chinese mafia, who harvest the swim bladder of the totoaba fish, the "cocaine ... See full summary »
21. Dirt Music (2019)
105 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
22. Standing Up for Sunny (2019)
105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An isolated guy with cerebral palsy is railroaded into helping an unassertive comedienne, and finds love and acceptance through stand up comedy.
24. Save the Tiger (1973)
R | 100 min | Drama
A disillusioned aging decent man and once proud WWII veteran is dealing with midlife crisis as well as a tough moral dilemma. If he wants his small near-bankrupt clothing company to survive, he has two days to let go of his shaken morals.
25. Whistle Down the Wind (1961)
Unrated | 99 min | Crime, Drama
When an injured wife murderer takes refuge on a remote Lancashire farm, the owners three children mistakenly believe him to be the Second Coming of Christ.
28. The Merger (2018)
103 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
Troy Carrington, a former professional football player returns to his country town after an abrupt end to his sporting career and is persuaded to coach the hapless local footy team, the Roosters.
29. Lost Song (2018– )
TV-14 | 25 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
Rin, a young girl blessed with the power of song goes through on a journey trying to get to the capital to sing, little does she know, there's another girl who also has the power of song named finis.
31. Young Aphrodites (1963)
88 min | Drama, Romance
200 BC. During a merciless drought, the brute nature of man and the delicate essence of woman become inextricably intertwined, as the omnipotence of the carnal instinct demands the total surrender of the flesh.
32. Ko zorijo jagode (1978)
98 min | Drama, Romance
Jagoda Kopriva is a typical teenage girl who hangs out with her friends from school, flirting with boys, quarreling with her parents, and discovering her own sexuality.
37. Scapegoat (II) (2015)
11 min | Short, Drama
Scapegoat is a short film following the emotional journey of a young girl who comes to terms with the fact she is trapped in a toxic abusive relationship with her Narcissistic father. As ... See full summary »
38. Daphne in the Brilliant Blue (2004– )
TV-PG | 25 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
In the distant future, the earth is almost entirely covered by the ocean, with only small islands and floating cities on the surface. 15-year-old Maia Mizuki is turned down by the ... See full summary »
Drama, Romance | Filming
Undeterred by his recent divorce a middle-aged Indian man resorts to online dating in the search for his true love but gets far more than he bargained for. Drawn on the shards of memories ... See full summary »