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


Dirty God (2019), A One and a Two... (2000), The Man With a Movie Camera (1929), The Celluloid Closet (1996), Zama (2017), Sister (2012), Amanda (2018), Watermarks (2004) ... Let's take a look at the ranked list of the best Profound movies.


Dirty God (2019)

A young mother tries to reclaim her life after an acid attack leaves her severely scarred.

young woman, mother, powerful, profound, london, morocco, violence against women

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A One and a Two... (2000)

A man (Nien-Jen Wu) deals with the possibility of losing his job, a wedding, a mother-in-law's stroke and an ex-girlfriend.

father, son, daughter, charming, tender, profound, funeral

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The Man With a Movie Camera (1929)

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.

camera operator, townspeople, creative, fascinating, profound, patriotic, spectacular

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The Celluloid Closet (1996)

Filmmakers Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman look at the depiction of homosexuality in film. Lily Tomlin narrates.

gay/lesbian, hollywood icons, engaging, profound, confident, hollywood, calif., hollywood prejudice

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Zama (2017)

In the 18th century, a highly-placed servant of the Spanish crown who is obsessed with petty grudges and fantasies plots his transfer to Buenos Aires.

officer, governor, villager, boy, king, bandit, amusing

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Sister (2012)

A poor boy (Kacey Mottet Klein) steals from wealthy patrons at a posh ski resort to support himself and his irresponsible older sister (Léa Seydoux).

young boy, sister, thief, mother, restaurant manager, emotional, melodramatic

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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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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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Fighter (2000)

Filmmaker Amir Bar-Lev follows two Holocaust survivors as they revisit a labor camp where one was interned for five years.

documentarian, holocaust survivor, mother, jew, friend, elderly person, spirited

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A Short Film About Love (1988)

A postal worker (Olaf Lubaszenko) in love with his neighbor (Grażyna Szapołowska) spies on her through a telescope, holds her mail, and makes anonymous phone calls.

postal worker, older woman, virgin, peeping tom, playful, sad, profound

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Andrei Rublev (1969)

A 15th-century Russian (Anatoliy Solonitsyn) who paints icons renounces his art after taking part in a peasant uprising.

painter, monk, mentor, profound, inspiring, russia, monastery

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The Circle (2000)

Two women in Iran are given temporary leave from prison and attempt to flee to one of the women's hometown, but are caught by police. Meanwhile, one of their friends who has escaped jail is pregnant and in need of an abortion. "The Circle" tells the story of each of these women by shifting back and forth between them.

woman, friend, husband, prostitute, prisoner, pregnant woman, suspenseful

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Last Resort (2000)

A Russian woman (Dina Korzun) traveling with her son (Artyom Strelnikov) seeks political asylum when her fiance fails to meet her plane.

mother, son, russian, fiancé, business owner, friend, sad

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Diane (2018)

A woman fills her days helping others and desperately attempting to bond with her drug-addicted son. But as those around her begin to drift away in the last quarter of her life, she is left to reckon with past choices and long-dormant memories.

woman, son, drug addict, volunteer, sick person, uneasy, tense

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The Challenger Disaster (2013)

Physicist Richard Feynman (William Hurt) investigates the cause of the 1986 space shuttle Challenger disaster.

physicist, nobel laureate, astronaut, scientist, criminal, intense, patriotic

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Water (2005)

Just as Mahatma Gandhi's tenets begin to sweep through India, an 8-year-old (Sarala) must go to live in an ashram with other Hindu widows.

widow, husband, outcast, friend, young girl, emotional, profound

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My Life to Live (1962)

Twelve tableaux tell the story of a Parisian (Anna Karina), separated from her husband (Monique Messine), who decides to become a prostitute.

young woman, prostitute, ex-husband, pimp, love interest, philosopher, somber

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Forgiving Dr. Mengele (2006)

Holocaust survivor Eva Mozes Kor makes a controversial decision to heal her wounded soul by forgiving those who tortured her and her twin sister at Auschwitz.

sister, concentration camp survivor, twin, jew, emotional, profound, spirited

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God's Country (1985)

Acclaimed director Louis Malle's documentary examines the small Minnesota farming town of Glencoe at two separate times.

farmer, bride, groom, attorney, old man, old woman, profound

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Home of the Brave (1986)

New-wave performance artist Laurie Anderson and her band do "Gravity's Rainbow," "Language Is a Virus" and 16 other works.

william s. burroughs, drummer, pianist, guitarist, author, offbeat, engaging

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Eboli (1979)

A fact-based account of author-artist Carlo Levi's political exile in a remote Italian village during the 1930s.

artist, mayor, sister, villager, physician, profound, powerful

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Blood Punch (2013)

A young man becomes entangled in a dangerous love triangle.

drug addict, man, ex-boyfriend, woman, gripping, disturbing, somber

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Hyenas (1992)

After being kicked out of her African village three decades earlier for getting pregnant out of wedlock, Linguere (Ami Diakhate) has returned home. While Linguere has done well for herself, her home village has fallen on hard economic times. Intent on punishing Dramaan (Mansour Diouf), the man who fathered her child but refused to own up to the act, Linguere makes a proposal: She will help the town financially, if the locals agree to execute Dramaan.

mother, merchant, priest, mayor, village elder, wealthy woman, profound

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Into Great Silence (2005)

Filmmaker Philip Gröning travels to the French Alps to document the daily lives and rituals of the Carthusian Order of monks.

filmmaker, monk, roman catholic, engaging, profound, incredible, french alps

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Islands in the Stream (1977)

A Hemingwayesque artist (George C. Scott) plays and drinks in the 1940s Bahamas, visited by his first wife (Claire Bloom) and three sons.

man, friend, son, wife, refugee, dreamy, emotional

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Waco: The Rules of Engagement (1997)

Filmmaker William Gazecki chronicles the fiery 1993 standoff between federal agents and David Koresh's Branch Davidian sect.

narrator, cult member, government official, shocking, intense, profound, waco, texas

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Cutterhead (2018)

A woman has to overcome claustrophobic conditions when she visits a tunnel boring machine.

young woman, man, intense, emotional, disturbing, touching, profound

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Soldier's Girl (2003)

A soldier (Troy Garity) at a Kentucky military base falls in love with a transsexual nightclub performer (Lee Pace).

soldier, commanding officer, drill instructor, friend, drag queen, brutal, emotional

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X-Men: First Class (2011)

Charles Xavier (James McAvoy) and Erik Lehnsherr (Michael Fassbender) work with other mutants to prevent a nuclear nightmare, but a situation soon tears the close friends apart.

nazi, cia agent, friend, mutant, magneto, professor x, gripping

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