Most Popular "English Literature" Titles
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1. 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: 329,143 | Gross: $95.86M
3. A Room with a View (1985)
Not Rated | 117 min | Drama, Romance
When Lucy Honeychurch and chaperone Charlotte Bartlett find themselves in Florence with rooms without views, fellow guests Mr Emerson and son George step in to remedy the situation. Meeting... See full summary »
Votes: 33,570 | Gross: $20.97M
4. Liberal Arts (2012)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
When 30-something Jesse returns to his alma mater for a professor's retirement party, he falls for Zibby, a college student, and is faced with a powerful attraction that springs up between them.
Votes: 32,482 | Gross: $0.32M
5. My Bodyguard (1980)
PG | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
When a boy comes to a new school and gets harassed by a bully, he acquires the services of the school's most feared kid as a bodyguard.
Votes: 7,610 | Gross: $22.48M
7. Shadowlands (1993)
PG | 131 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
C.S. Lewis, a world-renowned Christian theologian, writer, and professor, leads a passionless life until he meets a spirited poet from the U.S.
Votes: 14,643 | Gross: $25.84M
9. Jane Eyre (1943)
Approved | 97 min | Drama, Romance
After a harsh childhood, orphan Jane Eyre is hired by Edward Rochester, the brooding lord of a mysterious manor house, to care for his young daughter.
Votes: 6,797 | Gross: $3.82M
10. Far from the Madding Crowd (1967)
PG | 168 min | Drama, History, Romance
Bathsheba Everdene, a willful, flirtatious, young woman, unexpectedly inherits a large farm and is romantically pursued by three very different men.
11. Pride and Prejudice (1940)
Approved | 118 min | Drama, Romance
Mr. and Mrs. Bennet have five unmarried daughters, and Mrs. Bennet is especially eager to find suitable husbands for them. When the rich single gentlemen Mr. Bingley and Mr. Darcy come to ... See full summary »
12. So Fine (1981)
R | 90 min | Comedy
While trying to get his father out of a financial jam, a man comes up with an idea that turns into an unexpected overnight financial fashion success - the bottomless pants.
15. 84 Charing Cross Road (1987)
PG | 100 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
True story of a transatlantic business correspondence about used books that developed into a close friendship.
Votes: 6,475 | Gross: $1.08M
16. Brighton Rock (1948)
Not Rated | 92 min | Crime, Drama
Pinkie Brown is a small-town hoodlum whose gang runs a protection racket based at Brighton race course. When Pinkie murders a journalist called Fred Hale whom he believes is responsible for... See full summary »
Votes: 4,474 | Gross: $0.22M
17. Under the Sand (2000)
Unrated | 92 min | Drama, Mystery
When her husband goes missing at the beach, a female professor begins to mentally disintegrate as her denial of his disappearance becomes delusional.
Votes: 7,257 | Gross: $1.45M
18. Treasure Island (1934)
Not Rated | 110 min | Adventure, Family
Young Jim Hawkins is torn between his loyalty to his benefactors and his affection for lovable rogue Long John Silver in their struggle to recover a buried pirate treasure.
Votes: 1,964 | Gross: $2.54M
19. The Substitute 3: Winner Takes All (1999 TV Movie)
R | 89 min | Action
At a college visit to a war buddy's professor daughter, mercenary Karl Thomasson finds her brutally beaten. He then poses as a teacher to teach a lesson, and get revenge, on the brash football jocks responsible.
22. Lakeboat (2000)
R | 98 min | Drama
Film adaptation of David Mamet's comic play Lakeboat about a grad student who takes a summer job on a Great Lakes freighter and sees life through the eyes of his low-brow crew members.
24. Is There Life Out There? (1994 TV Movie)
89 min | Drama
A young mom, with a perfect family, wants to go back and finish college to find life outside of her family. The family supports her, but her student life gets hectic fast.
25. The Designated Mourner (1997)
R | 94 min | Drama
Jack and Judy are husband and wife, and Howard is Judys father. They live in some fictional undemocratic and repressive country, and tell us a story about their lives, mostly from Jack's ... See full summary »
26. Sam Fooi (1999)
Not Rated | 50 min | Drama, Romance
In Hong Kong, a university student discovers his attraction to his English Literature professor, an expat British playwright who realizes that he's at a crossroads in his own life.
28. The History of the English Language: Second Edition (2008 Video)
Professor Seth Lerer lectures on the history of the English language, from its earliest roots to its modern forms, and includes lively commentary on American English.
Star: Seth Lerer
The Golden Girls (1985–1992)
TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama
Dorothy attracts severe criticism for refusing to pass a star football player in the high school English Literature course which she is teaching.
The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001–2008)
For the Sake of Elena
TV-PG | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
When the deaf daughter of a Cambridge professor is found brutally murdered while jogging, Lynley finds she has led a promiscuous lifestyle.
Prophets of Science Fiction (2011– )
TV-PG | 44 min | Documentary
With stories like The Time Machine and The War of the Worlds, H.G. Wells established himself as a sci-fi writer of almost clairvoyant talent. But these tales of hi-tech adventure hold an ominous warning - beware the dark side of progress.
Screen Two (1985–2002)
95 min | Drama
An upper class English family owns a villa in the Irish countryside. When the man of the house leaves to fight in WW2, his mother, wife, dying butler, maid and other staff's life becomes a bit hectic and some love affairs start to bloom.