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


The Fighting Preacher (2019), Jeune femme (2017), Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda (2017), Home of the Brave (1949), Won't You Be My Neighbor? (2018), Double Dare (2003), The War Room (1993), End of the Century (2003) ... Let's take a look at the ranked list of the best Rise movies.


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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Jeune femme (2017)

Left by Joachim, an artist with whom she shared her life for 10 years, Paula finds herself wandering the streets of Paris, lonely and fixated.

young woman, frenchwoman, city girl, friend, love interest, colleague, uplifting

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Home of the Brave (1949)

A World War II psychiatrist (Jeff Corey) treats a black soldier paralyzed from the hips down from years of mental anguish and prejudice.

psychiatrist, soldier, veteran, emotional, intense, south pacific, doctor's office

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Won't You Be My Neighbor? (2018)

Filmmaker Morgan Neville examines the life and legacy of Fred Rogers, the beloved host of the popular children's TV show "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood."

family, friend, colleague, calm, charming, endearing, engaging

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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 War Room (1993)

Given unprecedented access, documentary filmmakers D.A. Pennebaker Chris Hegedus follow part of the 1992 Clinton campaign for president. During the New Hampshire primary, the campaign hits some stumbling blocks, chief among them the Gennifer Flowers scandal, but nevertheless manages to pull out a second-place finish. From there, strategists George Stephanopoulos and James Carville repair to national campaign headquarters in Little Rock to monitor the remaining duration of the campaign.

candidate, strategist, mistress, politician, tense, confident, charming

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End of the Century (2003)

Joey, Johnny and Dee Dee -- better known as The Ramones -- changed the course of rock history with their rebellious punk ethos and minimalist approach to songwriting, and in the process became counterculture icons. "End of the Century" follows the Queens kids from their earliest underground gigs in the 1970s to their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2002, featuring rare archive concert footage and candid interviews with the band members.

rock star, parent, audience, raw, gritty, queens, n.y., new york city

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The Lovely Month of May (1963)

Actors Yves Montand and Simone Signoret narrate an introduction to springtime in Paris, as described by its citizens.

man, woman, frenchman, engaging, mellow, paris, france

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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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Faith Based (2020)

Hoping to make millions, two slacker friends set out to film the first faith-based movie that takes place in outer space.

slacker, best friend, comedian, screenwriter, hilarious, madcap, witty

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Blame It on Fidel (2006)

Anna must deal with losing her privileges when her well-off parents become leftist activists.

girl, frenchwoman, political activist, socialist, gutsy, hedonistic, gripping

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James Dean (2001)

Problems early in life fuel the actor's (James Franco) rapid ascent to legend status in spite of the brevity of his career.

actor, father, girlfriend, aunt, mother, sad, emotional

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Saint Maud (2019)

Maud, an unstable, newly devout hospice nurse, becomes obsessed with saving her dying patient's soul -- but sinister forces and her own sinful past threaten her holy calling.

nurse, patient, dense, intense, intricate, hospice, doctor's office

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Disney's Newsies: The Broadway Musical (2017)

Newsboys go on strike in 1899 New York in this stage performance of the musical "Newsies," filmed at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood.

delivery boy, homeless child, friend, reporter, singer, romantic interest, lighthearted

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The Measure of a Man (2015)

At the age of 51, Thierry starts a new job that soon brings him face to face with a moral dilemma.

frenchman, factory worker, security guard, colleague, boss, unemployed person, emotional

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Gia (1998)

A 1970s supermodel (Angelina Jolie) embodies glamour but uses drugs to dull the pain of loneliness and despair.

model, restaurant owner, makeup artist, agent, bleak, intense, new york city

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The Weather Underground (2003)

In 1969 a splinter group of radical students takes up explosives in a violent attempt to overthrow the U.S. government.

radical, activist, lyndon baines johnson, richard nixon, martin luther king jr., intense, shocking

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El Cid (1990)

Spain is overrun by the Moors and the country's only hope rests in a heroic knight known as El Cid (Charlton Heston). He knows a divided Spain cannot stand and implores his countrymen to unify in order to repel the invaders. But a hitch develops in El Cid's campaign: He gets exiled from his homeland of Castile by the region's power-hungry ruler. In the meantime, he attempts to reunite with his estranged wife, Jimena (Sophia Loren) -- who's still upset by the fact that he killed her father.

hero, knight, wife, king, father, spaniard, rousing

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The Making of a Legend: Gone With the Wind (1989)

Filmmaker David Hinton traces the evolution of the classic 1939 film "Gone with the Wind," from its beginnings as a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel to its landmark status in the canon of 20th-century American cinema. Focusing on the film's creative linchpin, producer David O. Selznick, and his power struggles with the project's three directors, Hinton provides compelling insights into the making of the film, using a mix of interview subjects and never-before-seen screen tests.

producer, director, actress, assistant, editor, fascinating, incredible

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How to Eat Your Watermelon in White Company (And Enjoy It) (2005)

Melvin Van Peebles was one of the first black directors to challenge the white establishment in his films, which include "Watermelon Man" and "Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song." In this documentary, the life of Van Peebles is discussed, including his work not only in film, but also as a novelist, actor, musician, stock trader and even Air Force pilot. Interview subjects include Gil Scott-Heron, Spike lee and Melvin's son and fellow filmmaker, Mario Van Peebles.

director, son, poet, intense, inspiring, positive, united states

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Panic (2000)

Wanting to leave the family business, a hit man (William H. Macy) sees a therapist (John Ritter) and falls for a fellow patient (Neve Campbell).

businessman, love interest, hit man, police officer, psychiatrist, dark, intricate

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Uncle Howard (2016)

Director Howard Brookner's body of work is rediscovered 30 years after his death.

speaker, film producer, journalist, interviewee, interviewer, actor, airy

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Baadasssss! (2003)

Filmmaker/actor Melvin Van Peebles (Mario Van Peebles) directs the controversial movie "Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song."

director, actor, father, son, amusing, brash, crafty

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All You Need Is Cash (1978)

This seminal mockumentary satirizes the career of the Beatles via a fictional pop group called the Rutles. Commonly known as the "Pre-Fab Four," Barry Wom, Dirk McQuickly, Stig O'Hara and Ron Nasty are a gang of mop-topped goofballs from Liverpool, England, whose songs bewitch the entire world. But between hits like "Cheese and Onions" and "Doubleback Alley," the group ultimately implodes, leading to a bitter public breakup.

rock star, manager, girlfriend, artist, creative, hilarious, witty

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The Godfather: Part II (1974)

The early life and career of Vito Corleone in 1920s New York City is portrayed, while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on the family crime syndicate.

gangster, murderer, brother, father, criminal, politician, dark

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Sui Dhaaga: Made in India (2018)

An unemployed small-town man defies all odds and naysayers and starts his own garment business.

husband, wife, mother, father, friend, emotional, uplifting

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Buck (2011)

Promoting praise and cooperation rather than fear and punishment, Buck Brannaman becomes one of the most well-respected horse trainers in the industry.

cowboy, horse, horse trainer, father, brother, endearing, inspiring

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The Mouse That Roared (1959)

The field marshal, prime minister and grand duchess (Peter Sellers) of Fenwick declare war on the United States.

prime minister, guard, american, soldier, duchess, witty, winsome

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The Game of Their Lives (2003)

At the 1966 World Cup, outclassed North Korea secured a surprise victory over European favorite Italy, leading to the first-ever quarterfinal appearance by an Asian team. British director Daniel Gordon gains uncustomary access from the isolated North Korean government to interview that team's surviving members. Using their first-hand accounts, he tells the story of an underdog team whose passion for the game and cult-like adoration of their nation's leader led to the victory of a lifetime.

soccer player, north korean, documentarian, englishman, fascinating, rousing, passionate

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