Most Popular "Leper Colony" Titles
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1. V for Vendetta (2005)
R | 132 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
In a future British tyranny, a shadowy freedom fighter, known only by the alias of "V", plots to overthrow it with the help of a young woman.
Votes: 904,002 | Gross: $70.51M
2. Papillon (1973)
R | 151 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A man befriends a fellow criminal as the two of them begin serving their sentence on a dreadful prison island, which inspires the man to plot his escape.
Votes: 105,687 | Gross: $53.27M
3. Ben-Hur (1959)
G | 212 min | Adventure, Drama, History
When a Jewish prince is betrayed and sent into slavery by a Roman friend, he regains his freedom and comes back for revenge.
Votes: 190,384 | Gross: $74.70M
4. Ben-Hur (2016)
PG-13 | 123 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Judah Ben-Hur, a prince falsely accused of treason by his adopted brother, an officer in the Roman army, returns to his homeland after years at sea to seek revenge, but finds redemption.
Votes: 34,826 | Gross: $26.38M
5. The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)
R | 126 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
The dramatization of a motorcycle road trip Che Guevara went on in his youth that showed him his life's calling.
Votes: 89,200 | Gross: $16.76M
6. Sweet Bean (2015)
Not Rated | 113 min | Drama
The manager of a pancake stall finds himself confronted with an odd but sympathetic elderly woman looking for work. A taste of her homemade bean jelly convinces him to hire her, which ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,921 | Gross: $0.12M
7. The Nun's Story (1959)
Not Rated | 149 min | Drama
After leaving a wealthy Belgian family to become a nun, Sister Luke struggles with her devotion to her vows during crisis, disappointment, and World War II.
Votes: 8,005 | Gross: $12.80M
9. The Color of Friendship (2000 TV Movie)
TV-G | 87 min | Biography, Drama, Family
A white South African girl finds herself in a difficult situation when she is sent to spend a term with a black family in America.
10. The Devil at 4 O'Clock (1961)
Approved | 126 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
A crusty, eccentric priest recruits three reluctant convicts to help him rescue a children's leper colony from a Pacific island menaced by a smoldering volcano.
11. The Indian Tomb (1959)
102 min | Adventure, Romance
A German architect runs away with the maharajah of Eschnapur's fiancee but is caught and thrown in the dungeon, while his relatives arrive from Europe looking for him and the maharajah's brother is scheming to usurp the throne.
12. The Hawaiians (1970)
R | 134 min | Drama
The intertwined lives of two kindred souls with ambition begins when Captain Whip Hoxworth discovers that Nyuk Tsin has been smuggled aboard as part of cargo on The Carthaginian, which he ... See full summary »
15. No Man Is an Island (1962)
114 min | War, Drama
During the early Pacific war years, American seaman George Tweed is the only U.S. serviceman on Guam not captured by the Japanese forces.
17. The House Is Black (1963)
20 min | Documentary, Short
Set in a leper colony in the north of Iran, The House is Black juxtaposes "ugliness", of which there is much in the world as stated in the opening scenes, with religion and gratitude.
19. Calcutta (1969)
105 min | Documentary
With minimal narration by the director and very little context this is a kaleidoscope of stunning visuals from Calcutta, a city of 8,000,000 in the late 1960's: rich and poor, exotic and ... See full summary »
20. Cui hua du jiang tou (1975)
85 min | Adventure, Horror
After being told that his uncle disappeared in Boreos jungles, Man-Ying goes there immediately on a rescue mission. He is attacked by some sort of cannibalistic zombies and soon it is clear... See full summary »
24. SpinaLonga (2007)
20 min | Short, Drama
Manolis experiences every year his nightmare, his traumatic parting as a child from his mother and his taking away from the former leper colony, SpinaLonga. This time, he will make one last effort to regain the hope of a future home.
26. Island of Shadows: D'Arcy Island Leper Colony, 1891-1924 (2000 TV Movie)
48 min | Documentary, History
Story of a Chinese leper colony on D'arcy island around the mid 1800's to early 1900's. D'arcy Island, located off the coast of Vancouver island, is only accessible by private boat.
27. Simple Courage (1992)
Not Rated | 58 min | Documentary
Director's Cut. Re-released. SIMPLE COURAGE tells the tragic story of Hawaii's leprosy epidemic (1865-1965) and the compassionate intervention of Belgium priest Father Damien de Veuster. ... See full summary »
Director: Stephanie J. Castillo
Dead Man's Walk (1996)
PG-13 | 90 min | Western
After surrendering to the Mexican army, the expedition's captors march them across 500 miles of desert to New Mexico.
The Simpsons (1989– )
Little Big Mom
TV-14 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy
Lisa finds out how rough Marge has it when her mom is in traction and she becomes the woman of the house. Homer and Bart's antics get her so worked up she conspires to teach them a lesson.
The Dying of the Light
TV-PG | 43 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Jason is on the run with his friends, who are shocked by his recklessness and arrogance - fulfilling the Oracle's view that knowing Pasiphae is his mother would 'blacken his heart'. A ... See full summary »
Touched by the Gods: Part Two
TV-PG | 43 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Minos' health continues to fade as the tyrannical Pasiphae's scheming reaches its zenith. She sentences Ariadne to a gruesome execution not even the worst of enemies would deserve. Now that... See full summary »