Most Popular Literacy Movies and TV Shows
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1. Finding Nemo (2003)
G | 100 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
After his son is captured in the Great Barrier Reef and taken to Sydney, a timid clownfish sets out on a journey to bring him home.
Votes: 890,234 | Gross: $380.84M
2. The Reader (2008)
R | 124 min | Drama, Romance
Post-WWII Germany: Nearly a decade after his affair with an older woman came to a mysterious end, law student Michael Berg re-encounters his former lover as she defends herself in a war-crime trial.
Votes: 220,830 | Gross: $34.19M
3. Madagascar (2005)
PG | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A group of animals who have spent all their life in a New York zoo end up in the jungles of Madagascar, and must adjust to living in the wild.
Votes: 341,617 | Gross: $193.60M
4. Zardoz (1974)
R | 105 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
In the distant future, a savage trained only to kill finds a way into the community of bored immortals that alone preserves humanity's achievements.
5. The Limehouse Golem (2016)
Not Rated | 109 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
In Victorian London, a Scotland Yard inspector hunts down the sadistic killer behind a series of gory, Jack the Ripper-Like murders.
7. Maid in Manhattan (2002)
PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A Senatorial candidate falls for a hotel maid, thinking she is a socialite, when he sees her trying on a wealthy woman's dress.
Votes: 80,254 | Gross: $94.01M
10. The Boy and the Beast (2015)
PG-13 | 119 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
When a young orphaned boy living on the streets of Shibuya stumbles upon a fantastic world of beasts, he's taken in by a gruff warrior beast looking for an apprentice.
Votes: 17,629 | Gross: $0.45M
13. Blood and Sand (1941)
Approved | 125 min | Drama, Sport
Illiterate peasant Juan Gallardo rises meteorically to fame and fortune in the bullfight arena only to sow the seeds of his own fall.
14. Dragon Seed (1944)
Passed | 148 min | Drama, History, War
The lives of a small Chinese village are turned Upside down when the Japanese invade it. And heroic young Chinese woman leads her fellow villagers in an uprising against Japanese Invaders.
16. The First Grader (2010)
PG-13 | 103 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
The story of an 84 year-old Kenyan villager and ex Mau Mau veteran who fights for his right to go to school for the first time to get the education he could never afford.
Votes: 4,138 | Gross: $0.33M
18. Tree with Deep Roots (2011)
Not Rated | Drama, History
A series of murder occurred during the reign of King Sejong. As Kang Chae Yoon who is investigating these cases gets closer to the root of the truth, he finds himself embroiled in a massive... See full summary »
19. The Sower (2017)
98 min | Drama, Romance
Violette is old enough to get married when her village in the Lower Alps is cruelly deprived of all its men by the repression that followed the republican uprising of December 1851. For the... See full summary »
Votes: 375 | Gross: $0.04M
20. The Source (2011)
135 min | Comedy, Drama
A comedy/drama set in a village and centered on a battle of the sexes, where women threaten to withhold sexual favors if their men refuse to fetch water from a remote well.
22. The Italian (2005)
PG-13 | 90 min | Drama
Set in 2002, an abandoned 5-year-old boy living in a rundown orphanage in a small Russian village is adopted by an Italian family.
Votes: 2,993 | Gross: $0.55M
23. The Black Velvet Gown (1991 TV Movie)
103 min | Drama
In the 1830's in northern England, Riah Millican, a widow with three children, takes a job as housekeeper to a reclusive former teacher, Percival Miller. Miller makes Riah the gift of a ... See full summary »
24. The Emigrant (1994)
129 min | Drama
The biblical tale of Joseph is told from an Egyptian perspective in this interesting character study. In this film, Joseph is called Ram. Ram, tired of his family's backward superstitious ... See full summary »
27. The Pride of Jesse Hallam (1981 TV Movie)
97 min | Drama
Jesse Hallam, an illiterate coal miner from Kentucky, moves to Cincinnati so that his daughter may receive spinal surgery. Determined to support his family in the city, he decides he must ... See full summary »
28. Texas Lady (1955)
Approved | 86 min | Western
A strong-headed woman from the East inherits a newspaper in a small Texas town where the local cattle barons, who control the region, want her out of their hair.
29. Manoro (2006)
75 min | Documentary, Drama
The plot of the film surrounds Jonalyn and her father's journey to look for Apong Bisen- her grandfather who went hunting in the forest and had not returned to cast his vote for the ... See full summary »
32. The Delivery (I) (2008)
30 min | Short, Fantasy
A reluctant-reader teen's quest for a solution to an due-yesterday English Lit assignment leads her discovering the value of the audio book. She encounters temperament, talent and a glimpse... See full summary »
33. In the Navel of the Sea (1998)
116 min | Drama, Romance
Pepito, growing up in a remote fishing village in the Philippines is destined to become the successor of his mother: the only midwife in the whole district, a job given from generation to ... See full summary »
34. Dear America: A Picture of Freedom (1999 TV Short)
TV-Y7 | 30 min | Short, Drama, Family
Living on a Southern plantation before the Civil War, a young slave girl secretly learns how to read and write, and determines to teach others.
35. Out of Print (2013)
Not Rated | 55 min | Documentary, Family, History
Out of Print draws us into the topsy-turvy world of the written word, illuminating the turbulent, exciting journey from the book through the digital revolution. Writers, publishers, readers... See full summary »
Director: Vivienne Roumani
36. Nous, princesses de Clèves (2011)
69 min | Documentary
Has 1558 anything in common with 2009 ? Have nobles of King Henri III's court anything to do with today's young people from poor neighborhoods, most of whom immigrants'children ? Is there ... See full summary »
39. Tina in Mexico (2002)
77 min | Documentary, History, War
Using reenactments, newsreel footage, and photographs, Longfellow tells the story of Tina Modotti (1896-1942), from 1920 when she's living in LA with artist Robo Richey to the assassination... See full summary »
41. Butterfly Dreams (2013)
23 min | Short, Drama, Family
A nine-year-old girl in rural India, exploited by child labor, must find a way to pursue her dream - how to read and write. She has one last chance when an educated man comes to town.
45. Architects of Thought (2008)
54 min | Documentary
The cosmos, human beings and the city. The quest for a conversation with the universe from the myths of creation, to philosophy, to the actual narratives.
46. Sharbat (2014)
23 min | Short, Drama, Family
A young Indian girl, with an insatiable thirst for knowledge in a stifling patriarchal society, is forced to take a decision that will change her life forever when she realizes what her father has planned for her future.
49. Feast of Titans (2008)
8 min | Documentary, Short, History
Fernando Arrabal speaks about mythology, politics and art, searching for the ways of the modern man through the theater and scientific development.