Highest-Rated Movies about 'Discovery', Sort by Popularity

Spirited Away (2001), Big (1988), The Man With a Movie Camera (1929), Burden (2016), King Corn (2007), Hagazussa: A Heathen's Curse (2017), Aguirre: The Wrath of God (1972), Forbidden Planet (1956) ... Let's take a look at the ranked list of the best Discovery movies.

#1. Spirited Away (2001)

Storyline: 10-year-old Chihiro (Daveigh Chase) moves with her parents to a new home in the Japanese countryside. After taking a wrong turn down a wooded path, Chihiro and her parents discover an amusement park with a stall containing an assortment of food. To her surprise, Chihiro's parents begin eating and then transform into pigs. In this supernatural realm, Chihiro encounters a host of characters and endures labor in a bathhouse for spirits, awaiting a reunion with her parents.

Plot Keywords: daughter, boy, parent, spirit, eerie, fascinating, offbeat ...

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#3. The Man With a Movie Camera (1929)

Storyline: Part documentary and part cinematic art, this film follows a city in the 1920s Soviet Union throughout the day, from morning to night. Directed by Dziga Vertov, with a variety of complex and innovative camera shots, the film depicts scenes of ordinary daily life in Russia. Vertov celebrates the modernity of the city, with its vast buildings, dense population and bustling industries. While there are no titles or narration, Vertov still naturally conveys the marvels of the modern city.

Plot Keywords: camera operator, townspeople, creative, fascinating, profound, patriotic, spectacular ...

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#5. King Corn (2007)

Storyline: Two recent college graduates travel to Iowa to investigate the role that corn plays in an increasingly complicated and dysfunctional American food industry. After planting their own small crop of corn and tracing its journey through the industry, they are alarmed to discover that corn figures in almost everything Americans eat. The consequences of this are examined through interviews with various experts and industry insiders, providing a balanced look at this American agricultural issue.

Plot Keywords: friend, neighbor, politician, citizen, farmer, college graduate, striking ...

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#12. Love Letter (1995)

Storyline: Despite the years that have passed, Hiroko Watanabe (Miho Nakayama) is still grieving the death of her fiancé, who died unexpectedly while climbing a mountain. When Hiroko discovers her deceased lover's childhood address, she impulsively writes to him, and is shocked to receive a letter in reply. However, the note's author is Itsuki Fujii (also Nakayama), a young woman who shares the same name as Hiroko's late boyfriend. As the two women exchange letters, they begin an unusual relationship.

Plot Keywords: young woman, fiancé, stranger, emotional, touching, japan, mountain ...

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#13. The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl (1993)

Storyline: Ray Müller directs this extensive documentary on the life of Nazi propaganda filmmaker Leni Riefenstahl. Created at the behest of Riefenstahl, the film honestly delves into her association with Hitler and the extent to which she knows of the Nazi Party's entire strategy. It also gives a fuller picture of Riefenstahl's life, discussing her ascent from dancer to documentary filmmaker, as well as her post-Nazi work, which includes nature filmmaking and photography.

Plot Keywords: filmmaker, adolf hitler, photographer, actress, nazi, fascinating, powerful ...

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#14. No End in Sight (2007)

Storyline: This documentary film takes a critical look at the American invasion of Iraq in 2003 and the war that followed. The film includes extensive interviews with various military and government officials, many of whom worked under President George W. Bush during the beginning of the Iraq war. Filmmaker Charles Ferguson uses these first-hand accounts to suggest that the Bush administration, as well as the provisional government they instated in Iraq, have made crucial, irresponsible errors.

Plot Keywords: george w. bush, donald rumsfeld, politician, dick cheney, soldier, fascinating, uneasy ...

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