Most Popular Intellectual Movies and TV Shows
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51. Le Gai Savoir (1969)
95 min | Drama
How do we learn? What do we know? Night after night, not long before dawn, two young adults, Patricia and Emile, meet on a sound stage to discuss learning, discourse, and the path to ... See full summary »
52. With Open Arms (2017)
92 min | Comedy
A French intellectual who writes about living with an open-mind struggles to live up to his words when a Romani family begins camping on his front yard.
55. Best of Enemies: Buckley vs. Vidal (2015)
R | 87 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Votes: 5,741 | Gross: $0.89M
Not Rated | 167 min | Documentary, Biography, War
A film about the noted American linguist/political dissident and his warning about corporate media's role in modern propaganda.
57. The Passion of Ayn Rand (1999 TV Movie)
TV-MA | 104 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
The rather eccentric (especially in her thinking) author of "The Fountainhead" and "Atlas Shrugged" becomes involved with a much younger, and married man, to the dismay of those close to her.
59. Kamikaze 89 (1982)
Not Rated | 106 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
In a totalitarian society of the future, in which the government controls all facets of the media, a homicide detective investigates a string of bombings, and finds out more than he bargained for.
Votes: 613 | Gross: $0.02M
60. The Hour of the Furnaces (1968)
Unrated | 260 min | Documentary
Divided into three segments, namely 1 Neocolonialism, 2 Act for liberation, 3 Violence and liberation, the documentary lasts more than 4 hours this deals with the defense of the revolution ... See full summary »
61. Daria in 'Is It College Yet?' (2002 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 90 min | Animation, Comedy, Romance
Daria, Jane, and the rest of the Lawndale High seniors face graduation and college in this series finale TV-movie from MTV's "Daria."
62. The Little Thief (1988)
R | 109 min | Drama
In a small town in post-World-War-II France, an unhappy sixteen-year-old (Janine Castang) tries to escape her dreary situation by any means at her disposal. Three successive friends (Michel... See full summary »
Votes: 1,723 | Gross: $1.06M
63. Wesele (1973)
102 min | Drama
Set at the turn of the century, the story concerns a Polish poet living in Cracow who has decided to marry a peasant girl. The wedding is attended by a heterogenous group of people from all... See full summary »
64. Larks on a String (1969)
94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Set in the late 1940s, the film concerns the treatment of suspect "bourgeois elements", a professor, a saxophonist, and a milkman, who are put to work in a junkyard for rehabilitation.
65. Daria in 'Is It Fall Yet?' (2000 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 75 min | Animation, Comedy
This animated made-for-TV movie, based on MTV's hit "Daria," explores the summer vacation of Daria and her classmates at Lawndale High.
66. You'll Get Over It (2002 TV Movie)
Unrated | 86 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
When Vincent finds himself a victim of outing in his high school, he must accept to live with the drastic changes it provokes, and redefine his relationships with his friends and family.
Votes: 1,989 | Gross: $0.04M
68. Green (2011)
Unrated | 73 min | Drama, Thriller
A New Yorker moves to the country with her boyfriend, where her new friendship causes a problem as her partner also takes an interest in the woman.
69. Brainwashed (1960)
102 min | Drama, War
In 1938 Austria shortly after the Nazi occupation, a prominent Viennese intellectual, Werner von Basil, is arrested for smuggling art treatures out of the country and imprisoned by the ... See full summary »
70. Little Rose (2010)
118 min | Drama, History, Romance
Pressured by his superiors to disgrace public intellectual Warczewski, a professor and respected writer whom they believe to be a "camouflaged Zionist," rough security-services colonel ... See full summary »
71. A Silent Agreement (2017)
Not Rated | 134 min | Drama, Romance
In the first Australian feature film to showcase Auslan (Australian sign language), writer/director Davo Hardy, plays a sensitive writer named Reuben, who grapples with a speech impediment ... See full summary »
72. 'Twas the Night Before Christmas (1974 TV Short)
TV-G | 25 min | Animation, Short, Family
When a town learns that Santa Claus has struck it off his delivery schedule due to an insulting letter, a way must be found to change his mind.
73. Personals II: CasualSex.com (2001 Video)
R | 95 min | Drama, Romance
A writer for a pop culture magazine needs to come up with a "killer" story about online dating to save her job. After catching her shackup partner in bed with a bimbo from the marina she is... See full summary »
74. Night and Fog in Japan (1960)
107 min | Drama
Long takes and a highly theatrical visual approach combine to form a tense and confrontational look at the decline of a socialist student activists' movement in Japan.
75. Stella Days (2011)
TV-14 | 100 min | Drama
A small town cinema in rural Ireland becomes the setting for a dramatic struggle between faith and passion, Rome and Hollywood and a man and his conscience.
76. Cloud Capped Star (2013)
Unrated | 154 min | Biography, Drama
To Ritwik Ghatak film was not merely a form of entertainment, but a weapon, a medium to portray struggle of common men. He was successful neither in his career nor he could he become a good... See full summary »
78. Mitsos, the Laughing Stock (1984)
88 min | Comedy, Romance
Two childhood friends, Mitsos and Spinos, after failing as mobsters, open a marriage agency where they use techniques of deception that learned as kids from their mothers.
79. The Structure of Crystal (1969)
Not Rated | 74 min | Drama
Jan and Marek used to study physics together but after graduation their paths were different. Jan got married and moved to the countryside. Marek stayed in Warsaw and now wants to persuade Jan to follow his path.
80. Who Killed Pasolini? (1995)
100 min | Crime, Drama
It's the story of the murder of a poet, a man, a great film director: Pier Paolo Pasolini. The story begin with the arrest of "Pelosi", a young man then accused of the murder of the poet. ... See full summary »
83. The Seventh Room (1996)
108 min | Biography, Drama, War
This movie is based on the life of Saint Edith Stein. She was a German nun of Jewish descent who had converted to Catholicism. Much of her early life was spent as an outspoken academic. ... See full summary »
84. Candlestick (2014)
Not Rated | 83 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A social gathering is rocked to its core when Jack accuses his best friend's wife of infidelity. But as the allegations start flying, it soon emerges that a far more sinister game may be at play.
85. We'll Live Till Monday (1968)
106 min | Drama, Romance
Ilya Semenovich Melnikov is a history teacher in an ordinary Soviet high school. He is a very good teacher and his students and colleagues treat him with a great deal of respect. However, ... See full summary »
86. Terror's Advocate (2007)
Unrated | 135 min | Documentary, Biography, History
A documentary on Jacques Vergès, the controversial lawyer and former Free French Forces guerrilla who has defending unpopular figures such as Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie and Holocaust denier Roger Garaudy.
Votes: 1,461 | Gross: $0.04M
87. July Rain (1967)
107 min | Drama
Lena is about to marry when she finds out her fiance is a bad person. After leaving him, she seeks for a sense in her life through adventures with artists who are also searching their own identity. When raining, she meets Zhenya.
80 min | Drama | Completed
After the attacks in Paris in 2015, Raphael Mehlman is really aware of his Jewishness. His brother, the writer Joël Mehlman, develops a novel then gets lost between his characters and reality, mixing his fiction and his own life.
90. Hatsujô kateikyôshi: Sensei no aijiru (2003)
90 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Sachiko Hanai is a call girl. One day she is caught up in a gunfight and is shot in the forehead. Instead of killing her, the bullet in her head gives her psychic powers. She also ... See full summary »
Votes: 673 | Gross: $0.00M
91. Beg, Borrow or Steal (1937)
Passed | 72 min | Comedy, Romance
A con man must pass himself off as the owner of a château on the French Riviera when he is expected to host his estranged daughter's wedding.
92. Death of a Neapolitan Mathematician (1992)
108 min | Drama, Music
Naples. Professor Renato Caccioppoli, professor of pure mathematics, is a tormented and disillusioned man living a difficult life. Back from the psychiatric hospital, abandoned by his wife,... See full summary »
93. Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life (1997)
Not Rated | 145 min | Documentary, Biography
A documentary focusing on the life of novelist and philosopher Ayn Rand, the author of the bestselling novels The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged and originator of the Objectivist philosophy.
Votes: 536 | Gross: $0.21M
94. The Wicked Uncle (2011)
98 min | Comedy, Drama
Trix Brunner, a single mother, has moved to the village from the city years ago. She accuses the gym teacher to have her daughter molested. The whole village is outraged.
95. Ayn Rand & the Prophecy of Atlas Shrugged (2011)
Unrated | 87 min | Documentary
'Ayn Rand & the Prophecy of Atlas Shrugged is a feature length documentary film that examines the resurging interest in Ayn Rand's epic and controversial 1957 novel and the validity of its dire prediction for America.
96. Possible Loves (2001)
Unrated | 98 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama
Fifteen year ago, Carlos went to the cinema to meet Júlia, his university colleague with whom he was in love. She never showed up. Carlos was left waiting in the lobby alone. While he waits... See full summary »
98. Almost Peaceful (2002)
Unrated | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Jewish tailor Albert (Abkarian) and his wife Lea (Breitman) are reestablishing their business in 1946 Paris. Albert hires six people, more than he needs to meet current slow season demand, ... See full summary »
Votes: 341 | Gross: $0.11M