Most Popular "Linguistics" Titles
- Movies or TV
- IMDb Rating
- Instant Watch Options
- In Theaters
- On TV
- Release Year
1. Arrival (II) (2016)
PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A linguist works with the military to communicate with alien lifeforms after twelve mysterious spacecraft appear around the world.
Votes: 507,720 | Gross: $100.55M
3. The Great Debaters (2007)
PG-13 | 126 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 53,131 | Gross: $30.23M
4. The Interpreter (2005)
PG-13 | 128 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
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.
Votes: 93,007 | Gross: $72.71M
5. Youth Without Youth (2007)
R | 124 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
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.
Votes: 12,374 | Gross: $0.24M
6. Mockingbird Don't Sing (2001)
Not Rated | 98 min | Biography, Drama
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.
7. 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 »
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.
9. Project Nim (2011)
PG-13 | 93 min | Documentary
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.
Votes: 7,907 | Gross: $0.41M
10. Camouflage (1977)
Not Rated | 106 min | Comedy, Drama
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 »
11. Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? (2013)
Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Animation
A series of interviews featuring linguist, philosopher and activist Noam Chomsky done in hand-drawn animation.
Votes: 3,104 | Gross: $0.13M
12. Padre Padrone (1977)
Not Rated | 114 min | Biography, Drama
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 »
13. Sherman's March (1985)
Not Rated | 157 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy
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 »
14. In Custody (1994)
PG | 126 min | Comedy, Drama
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 »
Votes: 315 | Gross: $0.09M
16. 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 »
18. On Top of the Whale (1982)
90 min | Fantasy
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 »
20. Breaking the Maya Code (2008)
TV-G | 116 min | Documentary, Mystery
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 »
22. The Ritchie Boys (2004)
90 min | Documentary, History, War
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 »
23. Fry's Planet Word (2011– )
60 min | Documentary
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.
24. We Still Live Here: Âs Nutayuneân (2010)
PG | 82 min | Documentary, Biography, History
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 »
25. Nancy Drew: Curse of Blackmoor Manor (2004 Video Game)
E | Adventure, Mystery
Teen detective Nancy Drew is invited to an old manor in England to figure out why the woman living there has been acting strangely.
76 min | Documentary, History
Several Canadians discuss how Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau affected them in the 1970's, in particular, his efforts to create a bilingual Canada.
28. Trip (I) (2009)
Not Rated | 116 min | Drama
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 »
29. Rune (2006)
90 min | Drama, Mystery
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.
30. Atelier de conversation (2017)
72 min | Documentary
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 »
34. The Bible vs. the Book of Mormon (2005 Video)
65 min | Documentary, History
When the Bible and the Book of Mormon are tested for authenticity, which one will pass the test?
36. Ciao Babylon (2017)
52 min | Documentary
«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 »
37. Dominance and Terror: A Discussion with Noam Chomsky (2004 TV Short)
15 min | Documentary, Short, History
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 »
19 min | Short, Talk-Show
Styx explains the power of linguistics to manipulate the masses.
The IT Crowd (2006–2013)
The Final Countdown
TV-14 | 24 min | Comedy
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.