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


Gloria (2013), The Twilight Samurai (2002), The Fighting Preacher (2019), Umberto D (1952), Amanda (2018), Xiu Xiu: The Sent-Down Girl (1998), Watermarks (2004), Promises (2001) ... Let's take a look at the ranked list of the best Moving movies.


Gloria (2013)

An aging divorcee (Paulina García) embarks on an intense affair with a man (Sergio Hernández) she picked up at a disco.

divorcée, mother, love interest, charming, engaging, endearing, moving

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The Twilight Samurai (2002)

In the 19th century a woman (Rie Miyazawa) helps a widowed samurai (Hiroyuki Sanada) who must kill a rebellious swordsman.

samurai, childhood sweetheart, daughter, sister, husband, mother, brooding

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The Fighting Preacher (2019)

In 1905 champion boxer Willard Bean travels to upstate New York to serve as a preacher for five years.

preacher, boxer, champion, missionary, mormon, inspiring, heartwarming

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Umberto D (1952)

A lonely old man struggles to maintain his dignity while leading a meager existence with his dog as his only companion.

elderly person, landlady, maid, police officer, dog, bleak, emotional

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Amanda (2018)

When 20-year-old David's elder sister is brutally killed in an attack, he takes charge of his 7-year-old niece, Amanda.

brother, sister, niece, mother, murder victim, friend, brooding

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Xiu Xiu: The Sent-Down Girl (1998)

Chinese law mandates that a young woman (Lu Lu) leave her family and travel to the Tibetan countryside for manual labor in 1975.

young girl, rancher, mother, sister, father, friend, moving

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Watermarks (2004)

Taking its name from the Hebrew word for strength, the Hakoah Vienna sports club produced a host of talented female swimmers, who thrived in opposition to anti-Semitic trends that began to color Austrian society in the early 20th century. The club was a casualty of Hitler's rise to power in the 1930s, but several of the women who were team members went on to live long, colorful lives. Now senior citizens, they're reunited in this documentary about sports, survival and bravery.

swimmer, young woman, nazi, elderly woman, teammate, holocaust survivor, profound

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Promises (2001)

A glimpse at the Arab-Israeli conflict as seen through the eyes of seven Palestinian and Jewish children.

young boy, young girl, moving, profound, israel, palestine, family home

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Up the Yangtze (2007)

This documentary examine China's rapidly changing economy by focusing on the construction of the Three Gorges Dam. For the government, the dam stands as a symbol of progress; but it displaces hundreds of families during its creation. Following local teenagers Chen Bo Yu and Yu Shi, who work on one of the Western cruise lines that sails up the Yangtze near the dam, the film details the friction in Chinese society as its citizens struggle with the realities of its new consumer capitalism.

cruise employee, tourist, mother, father, teenager, intense, emotional

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Amy (2015)

Archival footage and personal testimonials present an intimate portrait of the life and career of British singer/songwriter Amy Winehouse.

musician, singer, parent, alcoholic, drug addict, moving, inspiring

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Paragraph 175 (2000)

Filmmakers Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman chronicle the persecution of homosexuals under the Third Reich. Narrated by Rupert Everett.

resistance fighter, jew, hitler youth, survivor, bleak, dark, intense

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Loveling (2018)

On the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro, Irene has only a few days to overcome her anxiety about sending her eldest son out into the world on his own.

mother, father, child, brother, sister, teen boy, touching

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Mamma Roma (1962)

A prostitute (Anna Magnani) tries to go straight and help her son (Ettore Garofalo), but the past and corruption catch up with them.

mother, son, pimp, criminal, police officer, moving, dark

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Regret to Inform (1999)

At the age of 24, American director Barbara Sonneborn lost her husband in the Vietnam War. Twenty years after his death, Sonneborn sets out to interview other American and Vietnamese women whose spouses died in the conflict. Along the way she meets a Vietnamese woman who was forced into prostitution during the war, an American woman whose husband died of chemical poisoning years after the conflict ended and a woman who worked as a North Vietnamese spy.

widow, soldier, filmmaker, vietnam vet, vietnamese woman, moving, dark

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Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father (2008)

Filmmaker Kurt Kuenne creates a filmed tribute to a murdered friend, and chronicles efforts by the man's parents to gain custody of their grandson.

filmmaker, friend, ex-girlfriend, son, victim, parent, emotional

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Last Breath (2018)

Stranded at the bottom of the North Sea with only five minutes of oxygen remaining and no chance of rescue, a diver struggles to survive.

diver, historian, archivist, engaging, gripping, intense, tense

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Marianne (2019)

A famous horror writer discovers that the evil spirit who plagues her dreams is now wreaking havoc.

frenchwoman, fiancé, soldier, blind man, american officer, melodramatic, sad

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Grass (2018)

A young woman working on her laptop in a cafe overhears three dramatic stories unfolding through nearby conversations.

writer, older man, young woman, couple, customer, filmmaker, intricate

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Bad Company (1972)

A young man evading the Civil War encounters a conniving drifter and his lawless gang after venturing into the West.

outlaw, soldier, farmer, con artist, sheriff, bleak, thrilling

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End of the Line: The Women of Standing Rock (2021)

Indigenous women unite to stop the oil pipeline that threatens their land, water, and very existence.

construction worker, woman, protester, tense, moving, shocking, protest

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Tabu (1931)

A young woman (Anna Chevalier) and a pearl fisherman (Matahi) fall in love and flee from their island.

young man, love interest, messenger, chief, young woman, bar owner, dreamy

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The Harder They Come (1972)

An ambitious young Jamaican is forced into a life of crime after arriving in Kingston to launch a music career.

singer, music producer, drug dealer, preacher, girlfriend, moving, gutsy

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Saraband (2003)

Tensions rise when a bitter man (Erland Josephson) receives an unwelcome visit from his former wife (Liv Ullmann).

ex-wife, ex-husband, son, granddaughter, cellist, conductor, emotional

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La familia (2017)

Twelve-year-old Pedro roams the streets with his friends in a working-class district of Caracas. After Pedro seriously injures another boy in a rough game, his father decides they must flee and hide.

teen boy, father, friend, stranger, tense, emotional, moving

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Lion's Den (2008)

An Argentine woman (Martina Gusmán) struggles to raise her newborn from behind the walls of a prison-ward nursery.

expectant mother, partner, boyfriend, police officer, psychologist, inmate, somber

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Bears (2014)

Filmmakers chronicle a year in the lives of a brown bear and her cubs as she teaches them how to forage for food and stay safe from other predators in the Alaskan wilderness.

bear, cub, endearing, calm, moving, alaska, coast

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This So-Called Disaster (2003)

In this documentary, filmmaker Michael Almereyda chronicles the San Francisco production of "The Late Henry Moss," a play written and directed by noted scribe Sam Shepard. The film explores Shepard's artistic inspirations as well as his working relationships with the play's cast, which includes stars such as Sean Penn, Woody Harrelson, Cheech Marin and Nick Nolte. Much of the film is devoted to a detailed examination of the work that goes into readying a play for opening night.

playwright, sean penn, woody harrelson, calm, moving, fascinating, san francisco

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Larger Than Life: The Kevyn Aucoin Story (2017)

Iconic makeup artist Kevyn Aucoin's life and work are recalled through interviews with some of his famous clients, including Cindy Crawford, Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell.

makeup artist, celebrity, actress, model, inspiring, confident, moving

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She Shears (2018)

In the gruelling world of competitive sheep shearing there is no women's section. Women and men compete together. She Shears is the story of passion, purpose and determination and five women for whom shearing is not just a job.

farm girl, shepherdess, competitor, fascinating, heartwarming, moving, new zealand

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