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1. Arrival (II) (2016)

PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.9
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81 Metascore

A linguist works with the military to communicate with alien lifeforms after twelve mysterious spacecraft appear around the world.

Director: Denis Villeneuve | Stars: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker, Michael Stuhlbarg

Votes: 507,720 | Gross: $100.55M

2. My Fair Lady (1964)

G | 170 min | Drama, Family, Musical

7.9
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95 Metascore

A snobbish phonetics professor agrees to a wager that he can make a flower girl presentable in high society.

Director: George Cukor | Stars: Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison, Stanley Holloway, Wilfrid Hyde-White

Votes: 79,289 | Gross: $72.00M

3. The Great Debaters (2007)

PG-13 | 126 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.6
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65 Metascore

A drama based on the true story of Melvin B. Tolson, a professor at Wiley College Texas. In 1935, he inspired students to form the school's first debate team, which went on to challenge Harvard in the national championship.

Director: Denzel Washington | Stars: Denzel Washington, Forest Whitaker, Kimberly Elise, Nate Parker

Votes: 53,131 | Gross: $30.23M

4. The Interpreter (2005)

PG-13 | 128 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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62 Metascore

Political intrigue and deception unfold inside the United Nations, where a U.S. Secret Service agent is assigned to investigate an interpreter who overhears an assassination plot.

Director: Sydney Pollack | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Sean Penn, Catherine Keener, Jesper Christensen

Votes: 93,007 | Gross: $72.71M

5. Youth Without Youth (2007)

R | 124 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

6.3
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43 Metascore

A love story wrapped in a mystery. Set in World War II Europe, a professor is changed by a cataclysmic event and explores the mysteries of life.

Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Tim Roth, Alexandra Maria Lara, Bruno Ganz, André Hennicke

Votes: 12,374 | Gross: $0.24M

6. Mockingbird Don't Sing (2001)

Not Rated | 98 min | Biography, Drama

6.5
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Based on the actual events of one of the most horrific cases of child abuse ever to be documented, this haunting drama tells the tale of a young girl that was locked in a room for over 12 years.

Director: Harry Bromley Davenport | Stars: Melissa Errico, Michael Lerner, Joe Regalbuto, Sean Young

Votes: 1,689

7. Tree with Deep Roots (2011)

Not Rated | Drama, History

8.3
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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 »

Stars: Seok-Hwan An, Jin-Woong Cho, Hie-bong Jo, Gi-Bang Kim

Votes: 272

8. Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media (1992)

Not Rated | 167 min | Documentary, Biography, War

8.2
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A film about the noted American linguist/political dissident and his warning about corporate media's role in modern propaganda.

Directors: Mark Achbar, Peter Wintonick | Stars: Noam Chomsky, Mark Achbar, Karin Aguilar-San Juan, Paul Andrews

Votes: 4,066

9. Project Nim (2011)

PG-13 | 93 min | Documentary

7.4
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83 Metascore

Tells the story of a chimpanzee taken from its mother at birth and raised like a human child by a family in a brownstone on the upper West Side in the 1970s.

Director: James Marsh | Stars: Nim Chimpsky, Stephanie LaFarge, Herbert Terrace, Wer LaFarge

Votes: 7,907 | Gross: $0.41M

10. Camouflage (1977)

Not Rated | 106 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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A group of students are spending the summer vacation at a university camp studying the science of linguistics. One of the camp directors, Jaroslaw, is a young professor who prefers the ... See full summary »

Director: Krzysztof Zanussi | Stars: Piotr Garlicki, Zbigniew Zapasiewicz, Christine Paul, Mariusz Dmochowski

Votes: 1,011

11. Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? (2013)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Animation

7.1
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76 Metascore

A series of interviews featuring linguist, philosopher and activist Noam Chomsky done in hand-drawn animation.

Director: Michel Gondry | Stars: Noam Chomsky, Michel Gondry, Richard Feynman, Michèle Oshima

Votes: 3,104 | Gross: $0.13M

12. Padre Padrone (1977)

Not Rated | 114 min | Biography, Drama

7.4
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The true story of the life of Gavino Ledda, the son of a Sardinian shepherd, and how he managed to escape his harsh, almost barbaric existence by slowly educating himself, despite violent ... See full summary »

Directors: Paolo Taviani, Vittorio Taviani | Stars: Omero Antonutti, Saverio Marconi, Marcella Michelangeli, Fabrizio Forte

Votes: 3,208

13. Sherman's March (1985)

Not Rated | 157 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

7.4
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Ross McElwee sets out to make a documentary about the lingering effects of General Sherman's march of destruction through the South during the Civil War, but is continually sidetracked by ... See full summary »

Director: Ross McElwee | Stars: Ross McElwee, Dede McElwee, Ross McElwee Jr., Patricia Rendleman

Votes: 2,166

14. In Custody (1994)

PG | 126 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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An editor asks Deven, a teacher who loves Urdu poetry, to interview poet Nur Shahjehanabadi, an aging whale of a man. Deven goes to Bhopal from Mirpur to meet Nur, of whom he is in awe. He ... See full summary »

Director: Ismail Merchant | Stars: Shashi Kapoor, Shabana Azmi, Om Puri, Sushma Seth

Votes: 315 | Gross: $0.09M

15. Do I Sound Gay? (2014)

Unrated | 77 min | Documentary

5.6
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65 Metascore

A documentary about the stereotype of the gay voice.

Director: David Thorpe | Stars: David Thorpe, George Takei, Tim Gunn, David Sedaris

Votes: 1,666 | Gross: $0.06M

16. Le Gai Savoir (1969)

95 min | Drama

6.4
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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 »

Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Juliet Berto, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Jean-Luc Godard

Votes: 675

17. The Dig (1995 Video Game)

K-A | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.5
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Three humans trapped on a distant planet discover its deadly secret which could be their undoing.

Director: Sean Clark | Stars: Robert Patrick, Mari Weiss, Steve Blum, Leilani Jones

Votes: 743

18. On Top of the Whale (1982)

90 min | Fantasy

7.0
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A parody of anthropology, linguistics, and cultural imperialism. The film follows an unlikely team of linguists into the wilds of an ersatz Patagonia to study the last speakers of a dying ... See full summary »

Director: Raoul Ruiz | Stars: Jean Badin, Fernando Bordeu, Herbert Curiel, Amber De Grau

Votes: 161

19. Journey of Man (2003 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary

8.0
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Traces the expansion of the human race from central Africa to Asia to the edge of South America.

Director: Clive Maltby | Stars: William H. Calvin, Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza, Nina Jablonski, Richard Klein

Votes: 220

20. Breaking the Maya Code (2008)

TV-G | 116 min | Documentary, Mystery

7.7
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The complex and beautiful hieroglyphic script of the ancient Maya was until recently one of the last great untranslated writing systems. Based on the best-selling book by Michael Coe, ... See full summary »

Director: David Lebrun | Stars: Michael D. Coe, Ian Graham, Nikolai Grube, Peter Mathews

Votes: 234

21. The Adventure of English (2002– )

65 min | Documentary, History

8.3
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The history of the English language.

Stars: Melvyn Bragg, Michael Cronin, David Gwillim, Mark Saban

Votes: 199

22. The Ritchie Boys (2004)

90 min | Documentary, History, War

7.6
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76 Metascore

During WWII, the U.S. formed an elite intelligence unit -- mostly German Jewish academics -- at Camp Ritchie, Maryland. Tasked with devising ways to break the morale of the SS, these men ... See full summary »

Director: Christian Bauer | Stars: Michael Hanrahan, Werner Angress, Victor Brombert, Marlene Dietrich

Votes: 217

23. Fry's Planet Word (2011– )

60 min | Documentary

7.8
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Fry's Planet Word sees Stephen Fry finding out more about linguistic achievements and how our skills for the spoken word have changed. He dissects language in many of its guises.

Stars: Stephen Fry, Brian Blessed, Johnson Chang, Robert McCrum

Votes: 290

24. We Still Live Here: Âs Nutayuneân (2010)

PG | 82 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.8
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WE STILL LIVE HERE: As Nutayunean tells the amazing story of the return of the Wampanoag language, the first time a language with no Native speakers has been revived in this country. Four ... See full summary »

Director: Anne Makepeace | Stars: Jason Baird, Jessie Baird, Mae Alice Baird, Eva Blake

Votes: 38

25. Nancy Drew: Curse of Blackmoor Manor (2004 Video Game)

E | Adventure, Mystery

8.8
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Teen detective Nancy Drew is invited to an old manor in England to figure out why the woman living there has been acting strangely.

Director: Max Holechek | Stars: Lani Minella, Amy Broomhall, Conni Ellern, Jenn Ruzumna

Votes: 64

26. Do You Speak American? (2005 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 168 min | Documentary

7.4
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Journalist Robert MacNeil travels across the USA to observe the current state of the spoken American English language.

Director: William Cran | Stars: Robert MacNeil, Orlagh Cassidy, Tom Ammiano, Kirk Arnott

Votes: 69

27. Just Watch Me: Trudeau and the 70's Generation (1999)

76 min | Documentary, History

6.0
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Several Canadians discuss how Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau affected them in the 1970's, in particular, his efforts to create a bilingual Canada.

Director: Catherine Annau | Stars: Evan Adams, John Duffy, Doug Garson, André Gobeil

Votes: 89

28. Trip (I) (2009)

Not Rated | 116 min | Drama

7.4
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Dani, Yumi, Ovidiu, Ada and Cristi are youths addicted to one another, yet intent on escaping the pressure of their interconnectedness and frustrating realities by performing mind trips ... See full summary »

Director: Florina Titz | Stars: Marian Adochitei, Laura Iancu, Lacramioara Muscaliuc, Dragos Stefan

Votes: 34

29. Rune (2006)

90 min | Drama, Mystery

7.5
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When a linguist looks to use the artifact she discovered to improve humanity, a band that includes art collectors, criminals, and government agents try to stop her.

Directors: Seth Kenlon, Arayna Thomas | Stars: Natasha Atalla, Tony Black, Medea Bonesteel, Norman Bonesteel

Votes: 64

30. Atelier de conversation (2017)

72 min | Documentary

7.5
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People from all over the world meet on a weekly basis at the Atelier de conversation of the Bibliothèque publique d'information located in the Centre Pompidou in Paris to practice their ... See full summary »

Director: Bernhard Braunstein | Star: Raphael Casadesus

Votes: 23

31. The Chinese Room (2008)

Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Director: Nathan Rulf | Stars: J.J. Gould, Kevyn Settle, Timothy Aldrich, Kelly Manion

Votes: 18

32. The Carolina Brogue (2009 TV Short)

TV-G | 27 min | Documentary, Short

6.6
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A contemporary portrait of the culture and distinctive 'hoi toide' dialect of North Carolina's coastal communities.

Director: Neal Hutcheson | Stars: David Esham, James Barrie Gaskill, David Hill, Nat Jackson

Votes: 5

33. DNA vs. the Book of Mormon (2003 Video)

49 min | Documentary, History

4.7
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Fundamental historical claims of the Book of Mormon are challenged by new genetic research.

Directors: Joel P. Kramer, Jeremy Reyes | Stars: John McLaughlin, Thomas W. Murphy, Denis O'Rourke, Randall Shortridge

Votes: 61

34. The Bible vs. the Book of Mormon (2005 Video)

65 min | Documentary, History

4.1
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When the Bible and the Book of Mormon are tested for authenticity, which one will pass the test?

Directors: Scott R. Johnson, Joel P. Kramer | Stars: Joel P. Kramer, Scott R. Johnson, Cliff Gregory, Thomas W. Murphy

Votes: 39

35. Modelo Burela (2009 Video)

66 min | Documentary

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Director: Matías Nicieza | Stars: O Poeta, Anxo Rivas, Alfredo Llano, Pepe de Arenas

36. Ciao Babylon (2017)

52 min | Documentary

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«Ciao Babylon» takes us to New York where Dan Kaufman is committed to preserve endangered languages. The film also follows Giancarlo Malchiodi from Brooklyn to the Swiss Alps on his way to ... See full summary »

Directors: Kurt Reinhard, Christoph Schreiber

37. Dominance and Terror: A Discussion with Noam Chomsky (2004 TV Short)

15 min | Documentary, Short, History

7.8
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An illuminating window into the mind of American linguist, philosopher, political activist, author and the most cited scholar of our time. Director Roberto S. Oregel composes a provocative ... See full summary »

Director: Roberto S. Oregel | Star: Noam Chomsky

Votes: 16

38. The Age of Redefinition (2017 Video)

10 min | Short, News, Talk-Show

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Political language should be clear and precise, says Vernaculis, but that is practically an oxymoron.

Star: Vernaculis

39. Australians at Talk (1981 Video)

120 min | Documentary

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A detailed analysis of the Australian accent: is historical origins, physiology, syntax, sociology. Presented by Professor John Bernard, Macquarie University.

Director: Ian Hart

40. Misleading Words: 'Anti Fascists', 'Patriot Act', Etc; Reality Manipulation (2017 Video)

19 min | Short, Talk-Show

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Styx explains the power of linguistics to manipulate the masses.

Star: Styxhexenhammer666

41. Linguas cruzadas (2007)

50 min | Documentary

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Directors: Mónica Ares, María Yáñez | Stars: María Seijo, Tania, Naír, The Homens

42. Occult Literature (2016– )
Episode: Celtic Religion (2017)

History, Talk-Show

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Styx talks about the latest book he has edited: "Celtic Religion: In Pre Christian Times", work from the early 20th century by Edward Anwyl.

Star: Styxhexenhammer666

43. Late Night with Seth Meyers (2014– )
Episode: Jack McBrayer/Gael García Bernal/Ex Hex (2014)

TV-14 | Comedy, Talk-Show

5.0
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Jack McBrayer (The Middle (2009)); Gael García Bernal (Rosewater (2014)). Also: Ex Hex perform.

Stars: Seth Meyers, Jack McBrayer, Gael García Bernal, Ex Hex

Votes: 5

44. A Weekend with Jacob Prasch (2015– )
Episode: Last Days Misconceptions (2015)

80 min

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Stars: Mike Clapham, James Jacob Prasch

45. Ah! Vous écrivez? (1976–1980)
Episode: Serge Doubrovsky, un analyste chez Racine (s) (1977)

21 min | Short, Talk-Show

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Director: Nicolas Ribowski | Stars: Bernard Pivot, Serge Doubrovsky

46. The IT Crowd (2006–2013)
Episode: The Final Countdown (2010)

TV-14 | 24 min | Comedy

8.4
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Roy tries to locate a window-cleaner who left his ladders in Roy's flat, Moss becomes a member of the strange, secret, elite club of Countdown (1982) champions, and Jen investigates what's going on in the Heads of Department meetings.

Directors: Graham Linehan, Derek Hallworth | Stars: Chris O'Dowd, Richard Ayoade, Katherine Parkinson, Matt Berry

Votes: 1,327

47. The Public Space (2018– )
Episode: The Truth About German Racial Ideology (2018)

News

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Stars: Jean-François Gariépy, Weronika



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