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In Bruges
year: 2008
The Bank Job
year: 2008
year: 2008
year: 2008
Definitely Maybe
year: undefined
Horton Hears a Who
year: 2008
Be Kind Rewind
year: 2008
The Forbidden Kingdom
year: 2008
The Spiderwick Chronicles
year: 2008
Vantage Point
year: 2008
Genre "Americana" Movies
1. A Christmas Story (year: 1983)
Comedy Drama, Americana, Domestic Comedy, Family-Oriented Comedy, Holiday Film.
Nine years after the Yuletide slasher flick Black Christmas, Porky's director Bob Clark once again took on the holiday genre, switching from gasps to ...
2. A League of Their Own (year: 1992)
Comedy Drama, Sports Drama, Ensemble Film, Americana, Feminist Film.
The All-American Girls' Professional Baseball League was founded in 1943, when most of the men of baseball-playing age were far away in Europe and Asi ...
3. A Perfect World (year: 1993)
Crime, Drama, Crime Drama, Americana.
Clint Eastwood, hot off of his Academy Award win for Unforgiven, directed this small character study, appearing in the guise of a cops-and-robbers act ...
4. A River Runs Through It (year: 1992)
Drama, Family Drama, Americana, Coming-of-Age.
Robert Redford's lyrical direction sets the tone for this evocative adaptation of author Norman MacLean's memoir of his idyllic Montana youth. The Mac ...
5. American Graffiti (year: 1973)
Comedy Drama, Coming-of-Age, Americana, Teen Movie, Ensemble Film, Period Film.
It's the last night of summer 1962, and the teenagers of Modesto, California, want to have some fun before adult responsibilities close in. Among them ...
6. Back to the Future (year: 1985)
Science Fiction, Sci-Fi Comedy, Americana.
Contemporary high schooler Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) doesn't have the most pleasant of lives. Browbeaten by his principal at school, Marty must als ...
7. Bulworth (year: 1998)
Comedy, Political Satire, Media Satire, Americana.
Warren Beatty directed, co-produced (with Pieter Jan Brugge), co-scripted (with Jeremy Pikser), and stars in this political satire, a comedy-drama abo ...
8. Daltry Calhoun (year: 2005)
Comedy Drama, Americana.
When seed and sod entrepreneur Daltry Calhoun's (Johnny Knoxville) abandoned ex-girlfriend shows up on his doorstep with the daughter he never knew he ...
9. Dave (year: 1993)
Comedy, Political Satire, Americana.
The ghost of Frank Capra must have smiled when he saw Dave, an amusing and effective update of one of Capra's favorite themes — the scrupulo ...
10. Doc Hollywood (year: 1991)
Comedy, Romance, Comedy of Manners, Romantic Comedy, Americana.
A big city doctor is stranded in a small rural town, where he finds love, professional challenges, and a pet pig, in this comedy. Fresh out of residen ...
11. Easy Rider (year: 1969)
Drama, Road Movie, Biker Film, Americana.
Tossing wristwatches away, two bikers hit the road to find America in Dennis Hopper's anti-establishment classic. After a major cocaine sale to an L.A ...
12. Election (year: 1999)
Comedy, Americana, Satire.
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13. Fast Food Nation (year: 2006)
Comedy Drama, Americana, Ensemble Film.
Inspired by author Eric Schlosser's New York Times best-seller of the same name, director Richard Linklater's ensemble drama examines the health issue ...
14. Forrest Gump (year: 1994)
Comedy Drama, Period Film, Americana.
"Stupid is as stupid does," says Forrest Gump (played by Tom Hanks in an Oscar-winning performance) as he discusses his relative level of in ...
15. Giant (year: 1956)
Drama, Americana, Modern Western.
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16. Hands on a Hard Body (year: 1997)
Culture & Society , Americana.
This humorous documentary captures contestants in a 1995 competition held annually in a Longview, Texas, car dealership parking lot. A brand new Nissa ...
17. My Dog Skip (year: 2000)
Children's/Family, Childhood Drama, Period Film, Americana, Animal Picture.
The popular memoir by Pulitzer prize-winning author Willie Morris became this family comedy-drama about a boy and his dog. Young Willie Morris (Franki ...
18. Pleasantville (year: 1998)
Comedy, Americana, Fantasy Comedy.
Gary Ross, Oscar nominated for his Dave and Big screenplays, made his directorial debut with this comedy. The cheerful '50s TV sitcom "Pleasantvi ...
19. Remember the Titans (year: 2000)
Drama, Sports Drama, Americana, Message Movie.
A high school football coach finds himself fighting for stakes much higher than the State Championship in this drama based on actual events. In 1971, ...
20. Shotgun Stories (year: 2007)
Drama, Americana, Psychological Drama, Family Drama.
Two families linked by the same father explode into a violent rivalry in this independent Southern gothic drama, the first feature from director Jeff ...
21. Spencer's Mountain (year: 1963)
Comedy Drama, Family Drama, Rural Drama, Family-Oriented Comedy, Americana.
For a family picture, not to mention a story that later became the old-fashioned-values-affirming series The Waltons, Spencer's Mountain sure has a lo ...
22. Suburbia (year: 1983)
Drama, Americana, Coming-of-Age.
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23. The Astronaut Farmer (year: 2006)
Drama, Americana, Rural Drama.
An aspiring astronaut who was forced to forsake his dream of exploring space in order to save the family farm begins building his own personal rocket ...
24. The Best Years of Our Lives (year: 1946)
Drama, Epic, Family Drama, Psychological Drama, Americana, Ensemble Film.
The postwar classic The Best Years of Our Lives, based on a novel in verse by MacKinlay Kantor about the difficult readjustments of returning World Wa ...
25. The Cider House Rules (year: 1999)
Drama, Coming-of-Age, Romantic Drama, Americana, Period Film.
John Irving scripted this screen adaptation of his 1985 novel. Set during World War II, The Cider House Rules concerns Homer Wells (Tobey Maguire), an ...
26. The Final Season (year: 2007)
Drama, Sports Drama, Rural Drama, Americana.
A place where baseball is more than just a game fights to hold on to the national pastime in this drama inspired by a true story. Norway, Iowa is a li ...
27. The Grapes of Wrath (year: 1940)
Drama, Rural Drama, Social Problem Film, Family Drama, Americana.
The adaptation of Nobel Prize-winner John Steinbeck's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of dirt-poor Dust Bowl migrants by 4-time Oscar-winning director Jo ...
28. The Legend of Bagger Vance (year: 2000)
Drama, Fantasy, Period Film, Sports Drama, Americana.
Robert Redford directed this adaptation of a novel by Steven Pressfield that uses golf as a metaphor for one man's spiritual and philosophical journey ...
29. The Majestic (year: 2001)
Drama, Americana, Period Film.
Director Frank Darabont created this Frank Capra-inspired drama based on a screenplay by his friend and one-time schoolmate Michael Sloane. Jim Carrey ...
30. The Natural (year: 1984)
Drama, Sports Drama, Americana, Period Film.
The film version of The Natural pulls off the neat trick of conveying the spirit of the Bernard Malamud novel upon which it is based, even while chang ...
31. The Sandlot (year: 1993)
Children's/Family, Period Film, Coming-of-Age, Americana, Sports Comedy.
The Sandlot is sparsely narrated by the main character (now an adult) who occasionally drops in on the action to comment on events or help move the st ...
32. Used Cars (year: 1980)
Comedy, Satire, Americana.
Used Cars is one of Robert Zemeckis' pre-Roger Rabbit and pre-Forrest Gump efforts starring Kurt Russell is a devious car salesman who goes to work fo ...
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