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


8 1/2 (1963), The Song of Sparrows (2008), Chimes at Midnight (1965), A Fistful of Dollars (1964), The Bicycle Thief (1948), Woman at War (2018), Sweetgrass (2009), The Hidden Fortress (1958) ... Let's take a look at the ranked list of the best Quest movies.


8 1/2 (1963)

An Italian film director (Marcello Mastroianni) seeking the meaning of life retreats from his wife (Anouk Aimée), mistress and flatterers.

director, wife, mistress, actress, dreamy, passionate, creative

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The Song of Sparrows (2008)

The kind and generous nature of a former ostrich farmer (Reza Naji) starts to erode after he takes a job in the city driving a motorcycle taxi.

laborer, wife, deaf child, father, taxi driver, businessman, emotional

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Chimes at Midnight (1965)

Welles' adaptation of "Falstaff" and other Shakespearean works, chronicling the nobleman's relationship with Henry V.

friend, girlfriend, prince, hostess, wife, brash, cheeky

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A Fistful of Dollars (1964)

Sergio Leone's classic about a mysterious drifter's involvement with warring factions in a Mexican border town.

mercenary, sheriff, criminal, brother, soldier, hostage, cool

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The Bicycle Thief (1948)

A poor man (Lamberto Maggiorani) and his son (Enzo Staiola) search postwar Rome for the stolen bicycle he needs to work as a bill poster.

peasant, son, wife, thief, psychic, bleak, endearing

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Woman at War (2018)

Halla is a 50-year-old environmental activist who crusades against the local aluminum industry in Iceland. As her actions grow bolder, her life changes in the blink of an eye when she's finally granted permission to adopt a girl from the Ukraine.

environmentalist, political activist, choir director, adopted daughter, amusing, charming, creative

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Sweetgrass (2009)

Herders guide an enormous flock of sheep to summer pastures on their final drive through the Beartooth Mountains.

shepherd, partner, cowboy, fascinating, spirited, montana, wilderness

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The Hidden Fortress (1958)

Two medieval misfits help a beaten Japanese warlord (Toshirô Mifune) and his princess (Misa Uehara) escape with the royal gold.

general, peasant, princess, wife, young girl, amusing, rousing

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Stairway to Heaven (1946)

A British airman escapes death by mistake and resists the messenger who keeps summoning him to the beyond.

pilot, conductor, radio operator, doctor, judge, angel, airy

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Double Dare (2003)

Stuntwomen Jeannie Epper and Zoe Bell are experts at taking punches, swinging swords and being blown to bits. Epper first gained respect as Lynda Carter's stuntwoman on TV's "Wonder Woman," while Bell had a long run as Lucy Lawless' double on the series "Xena: Warrior Princess." But, in a primarily male profession, the women still have to struggle against sexism to find jobs. This documentary chronicles their uphill battle in Hollywood and their enduring friendship throughout it all.

stuntwoman, woman, senior citizen, actress, friend, quentin tarantino, engaging

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The Ring (1998)

When her niece is found dead along with three friends after viewing a supposedly cursed videotape, reporter Reiko Asakawa (Nanako Matsushima) sets out to investigate. Along with her ex-husband, Ryuji (Hiroyuki Sanada), Reiko finds the tape, watches it -- and promptly receives a phone call informing her that she'll die in a week. Determined to get to the bottom of the curse, Reiko and Ryuji discover the video's origin and attempt to solve an old murder that could break the spell.

reporter, ex-husband, teenager, niece, friend, creepy, frightening

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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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Burden (2016)

The life of the always provocative artist Chris Burden, whose work consistently challenged ideas about the limits and nature of modern art, from his notorious performances in the 1970s to his later works.

artist, expert, curator, critic, friend, narrator, fascinating

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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 Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till (2004)

Filmmaker Keith Beauchamp examines the 1955 Mississippi murder of a 14-year-old black boy who whistled at a white woman.

mother, civil rights activist, family member, sheriff, teenager, al sharpton, raw

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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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Burma VJ: Reporting From a Closed Country (2008)

Thousands of citizens of Myanmar take to the streets in several cities to protest the Asian nation's repressive regime. The protests take on a new degree of seriousness when dozens of monks launch their own marches down city streets. This documentary from Anders Ostergaard focuses on the work of videographers and citizen journalists who defy the government's crackdown on the media -- a brave bunch who manage to transmit footage of the uprising to the outside world.

political activist, young man, monk, cameraman, police officer, fascinating, inspiring

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King Corn (2007)

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.

friend, neighbor, politician, citizen, farmer, college graduate, striking

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Kirikou and the Sorceress (1998)

A tiny child and his warrior uncle battle a sorceress who dried up the village well and ate her foes.

young boy, mother, sorceress, warrior, wise man, bleak, positive

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Aguirre: The Wrath of God (1972)

Power-mad Aguirre (Klaus Kinski) leads an ill-fated raft party from Pizarro's 16th-century Amazon expedition.

conquistador, daughter, soldier, native, intense, brutal, gripping

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Ben-Hur (1925)

An enslaved Jewish prince (Ramon Novarro) meets his Roman betrayer (Francis X. Bushman) in a chariot race.

hero, villain, mentor, jesus, engaging, spirited, jerusalem

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Forbidden Planet (1956)

An astronaut (Leslie Nielsen) and crew land on Altair-4 in 2200 and find a mad doctor (Walter Pidgeon), his daughter (Anne Francis) and Robby the robot.

captain, scientist, daughter, robot, engaging, incredible, spaceship

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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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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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The Man Who Broke 1,000 Chains (1987)

Jobless and desperate, World War I veteran Robert Eliot Burns (Val Kilmer) is arrested for theft and sentenced to work on a prison chain gang. Eager to get away from brutal Warden Hardy (Charles Durning), Burns busts out of jail. Suddenly free, he woos foxy stranger Emily Del Pino Pacheco (Sonia Braga). Soon, though, the romance sours, and, without cover from Emily, Burns is left with nowhere to hide. To his dismay, he might just find himself making a return journey to Hardy's chain gang.

criminal, prisoner, prison guard, warden, cellmate, beautiful woman, rousing

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Bigger, Stronger, Faster (2008)

Filmmaker Christopher Bell examines the use of steroids among professional athletes, including his own two brothers.

filmmaker, brother, athlete, congressman, physician, coach, shocking

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The Spirit of the Beehive (1973)

In an allegory of life after Gen. Franco's victory in the Spanish Civil War, life in a remote village in the 1940s is calm and uneventful. Two little girls see a "Frankenstein" movie, and one of them starts wandering the countryside in search of this kind creature.

young girl, sister, entomologist, dreamy, eerie, village, spain

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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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Betrayed (2018)

Russian gangsters kidnap a corrupt politician's daughter when they learn he's been cooperating with a rival cartel.

mayor, russian mobster, daughter, detective, brutal, confident, creative

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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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