For public showingby strovilos | created - 18 Mar 2014 | updated - 16 Mar 2018 | Public
see also my list "suitable for teenagers" http://www.imdb.com/list/ls008952337/
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1. Chariots of Fire (1981)
PG | 125 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
Two British track athletes, one a determined Jew, and the other a devout Christian, compete in the 1924 Olympics.
Votes: 51,293 | Gross: $58.97M
(fr An. K.) shown 2014-05-18
2. The Mission (1986)
PG | 125 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Eighteenth century Spanish Jesuits try to protect a remote South American tribe in danger of falling under the rule of pro-slavery Portugal.
Votes: 53,109 | Gross: $17.22M
3. What If... (I) (2010)
PG | 111 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
15 years ago, Ben Walker left his girlfriend, his hometown, and his ministry calling for a business opportunity. Now he has a high-paying career and a trophy fiancée. One day he's visited ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,388 | Gross: $0.81M
4. The Experiment (2001)
R | 120 min | Drama, Thriller
For two weeks, 20 male participants are hired to play prisoners and guards in a prison. The "prisoners" have to follow seemingly mild rules, and the "guards" are told to retain order without using physical violence.
Votes: 88,529 | Gross: $0.14M
5. American History X (1998)
R | 119 min | Drama
A former neo-nazi skinhead tries to prevent his younger brother from going down the same wrong path that he did.
Votes: 986,544 | Gross: $6.72M
. also (Sot. Kollias 2018-03-12)
6. The Kid with a Bike (2011)
PG-13 | 87 min | Drama
Abandoned by his father, a young boy is left in a state-run youth farm. In a random act of kindness, the town hair-dresser agrees to foster him on week-ends.
Votes: 25,204 | Gross: $1.38M
7. The Snows of Kilimanjaro (2011)
90 min | Drama
A union pensioner and his wife are robbed, but find that merely getting the assailants brought to justice is not enough for their consciences.
(Anth., Hel.) shown 2014-06-01
9. Goodbye Bafana (2007)
R | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History
GOODBYE BAFANA is the true story of a white South African racist whose life was profoundly altered by the black prisoner he guarded for twenty years. The prisoner's name was Nelson Mandela.
10. In My Country (2004)
R | 105 min | Drama, Romance
A journalist and a poetess meet during the hearings of South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
Votes: 2,455 | Gross: $0.16M
11. Red Dust (2004)
R | 110 min | Drama
Police officer Dirk Hendricks (Bartlett) files an amnesty application for Alex Mpondo (Ejiofor), a member of the South African Parliament who can't remember the torture he once endured as a captive political activist. South African-born attorney Sarah Barcant (Swank), meanwhile, returns to her homeland to represent Mpondo, as well as Steve Sizela, Mpondo's friend who was arrested along with him ... See full summary »
12. Beyond the Hills (2012)
Not Rated | 152 min | Drama
The friendship between two young women who grew up in the same orphanage; one has found refuge at a convent in Romania and refuses to leave with her friend, who now lives in Germany.
Votes: 10,971 | Gross: $0.11M
13. As It Is in Heaven (2004)
Not Rated | 133 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A famous int'l conductor returns to his small childhood town in northern Sweden for early retirement. He's asked to help with the church choir. He affects the lives of all in the choir.
Votes: 15,648 | Gross: $0.01M
15. Courageous (2011)
PG-13 | 129 min | Drama, Fantasy
When a tragedy strikes close to home, four police officers struggle with their faith and their roles as husbands and fathers; together they make a decision that will change all of their lives.
Votes: 18,188 | Gross: $34.52M
17. Troubled Water (2008)
Not Rated | 115 min | Drama, Music
A man convicted in his teens for killing a child is released on parole. He struggles to build a new life, but his past is uncovered.
19. Babette's Feast (1987)
G | 103 min | Drama
During the late 19th century, a strict religious community in a Danish village takes in a French refugee from the Franco-Prussian War as a servant to the late pastor's daughters.
Votes: 16,976 | Gross: $4.40M
20. Nebraska (2013)
R | 115 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
An aging, booze-addled father makes the trip from Montana to Nebraska with his estranged son in order to claim a million-dollar Mega Sweepstakes Marketing prize.
Votes: 108,061 | Gross: $17.65M
21. The Intouchables (2011)
R | 112 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
After he becomes a quadriplegic from a paragliding accident, an aristocrat hires a young man from the projects to be his caregiver.
Votes: 710,108 | Gross: $13.18M
87 min | Documentary
An examination of the destruction of cosmopolitan city Smyrna in 1922.
Director: Maria Ilioú
25. Le Havre (2011)
Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy, Drama
When an African boy arrives by cargo ship in the port city of Le Havre, an aging shoe shiner takes pity on the child and welcomes him into his home.
Votes: 19,114 | Gross: $0.61M
28. The Second Chance (2006)
PG-13 | 102 min | Drama
Ethan Jenkins (Michael W. Smith) and Jake Sanders (introducing Jeff Obafemi Carr) are both passionate pastors who worship the same God from the same book--but that's where the similarity ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,231 | Gross: $0.43M
29. The Book Thief (2013)
PG-13 | 131 min | Drama, War
While subjected to the horrors of World War II Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. In the basement of her home, a Jewish refugee is being protected by her adoptive parents.
Votes: 122,265 | Gross: $21.49M
30. Pavlos Melas (1973)
195 min | Adventure, Biography, History
The military action of a Greek officer, Pavlos Melas, for the liberation of Macedonia from the Turks and Bulgarians. A story stick to the facts for the heroism and sacrifice of the Greeks. ... See full summary »
31. The Shack (I) (2017)
PG-13 | 132 min | Drama, Fantasy
A grieving man receives a mysterious, personal invitation to meet with God at a place called "The Shack."
Votes: 27,671 | Gross: $57.39M
(metr. Ath., fr I. G. 2018-01)
32. The Reluctant Fundamentalist (2012)
R | 130 min | Drama, Thriller
A young Pakistani man is chasing corporate success on Wall Street. He finds himself embroiled in a conflict between his American Dream, a hostage crisis, and the enduring call of his family's homeland.
Votes: 12,873 | Gross: $0.52M
(Sot. Kollias 2018-03-12)
33. The Eichmann Show (2015 TV Movie)
90 min | Drama, History
Dramatisation of the team hoping to televise the trial of Adolf Eichmann, an infamous Nazi responsible for the deaths of millions of Jews. It focuses on Leo Hurwitz, a documentary film-maker and Milton Fruchtman, a producer.
(Sot. Kollias 2018-03-12)
34. The Wave (2008)
Not Rated | 107 min | Drama, Thriller
A high school teacher's experiment to demonstrate to his students what life is like under a dictatorship spins horribly out of control when he forms a social unit with a life of its own.
. also (Sot. Kollias 2018-03-12)