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


Ash Is Purest White (2018), Tower (2016), The Fighting Preacher (2019), The Song of Sparrows (2008), Born to Be Wild (2011), Home of the Brave (1949), Woman at War (2018), The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943) ... Let's take a look at the ranked list of the best Sacrifice movies.


Ash Is Purest White (2018)

In an industrial city in China, a young dancer named Qiao falls in love with a mobster named Bin. When a fight breaks out between rival gangs, Qiao uses a gun to protect Bin and is sent to prison for five years.

gang leader, girlfriend, gang members, boyfriend, ex-girlfriend, bleak, cool

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Tower (2016)

On Aug. 1st, 1966, a sniper rides the elevator to the top floor of the University of Texas Tower and opens fire, holding the campus hostage for 96 minutes. When the gunfire ends, the toll includes 16 dead, 36 wounded and a shaken nation.

college student, professor, police officer, doctor, nurse, chilling, eerie

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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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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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Born to Be Wild (2011)

Dedicated teams in Africa and Borneo save the lives of orphaned elephants and orangutans and prepare them for release back into the wild.

veterinarian, animal, animal trainer, african native, poacher, charming, heartwarming

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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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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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The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943)

A Boer War subaltern (Roger Livesey) becomes a World War II colonel, with three lovers (Deborah Kerr) along the way.

soldier, major general, teacher, nurse, nazi, gripping, melodramatic

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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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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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Grand Illusion (1937)

World War I French fliers (Pierre Fresnay, Jean Gabin) become captives of a German aristocrat (Erich von Stroheim) who considers one of them his equal.

captain, soldier, captor, widow, powerful, amusing, touching

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The Cave (2019)

A look at the daily life of female Syrian doctors during Syrian war.

doctor, uplifting, engaging, syria, hospital, underground shelter, sexism

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Billie (2020)

In 1971, journalist Linda Lipnack Kuehl set out to write the definitive biography of Billie Holiday. Over 8 years, she tracked down and tape-recorded over 200 hours of interviews with the characters that populated the iconic singer's short life.

jazz singer, journalist, friend, character, confident, passionate, engaging

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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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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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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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Sound and Fury (2000)

Cousins Heather and Peter Artinian -- ages 6 and almost 2, respectively -- are deaf. Their condition could be changed by a cochlear implant, a device that stimulates hearing. The benefits are obvious, but this documentary focuses on why the children's families face a tough decision. There are concerns about how the device will change the recipient's relationship with deaf culture and whether there can ever be a true connection between those who hear sounds and those who hear only silence.

child, doctor, family member, cousin, deaf child, emotional, gripping

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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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Ashes and Diamonds (1958)

A Communist commandant finds himself surrounded by the Polish resistance during the closing days of World War II.

assassin, soldier, commanding officer, barmaid, son, hotel desk clerk, dark

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Tuya's Marriage (2006)

Married to and in love with disabled peasant Ba'toer, Tuya (Yu Nan) is forced to divorce him and find a new husband to support both them and their two children when an injury leaves her unable to work. After a series of men refuse to look after Ba'toer, Tuya finds herself torn between wealthy, recently divorced oilman and schoolmate Bao'lier, who promises to provide for her husband's medical care, and her neighbor, Sen'ge, whose wife has recently left him.

wife, husband, wealthy man, neighbor, son, bleak, gripping

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Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened (2016)

Stephen Sondheim's "Merrily We Roll Along" opened in November 1981 to scathing reviews and closed after just 16 performances. Archival footage of the rehearsals, along with interviews with the cast, tell the tale of this infamous production.

actor, actress, musician, director, critic, casting director, brooding

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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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Z (1969)

A judge (Jean-Louis Trintignant) proves a leftist's (Yves Montand) hit-and-run death was a Fascist plot.

political activist, government official, doctor, murderer, dark, dense, powerful

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Number 37 (2018)

A recent paraplegic is given binoculars by his girlfriend. When he witnesses a mob killing, he tries to blackmail the killer.

paraplegic, loan shark, blackmailer, girlfriend, detective, chilling, confident

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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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Southern Comfort (2001)

Kate Davis's award-winning documentary chronicles the final four seasons in the life of Robert Eads, a female-to-male transsexual dying of ovarian cancer in rural Georgia. Striking a balance between Robert's biological family -- mother, father, sons and grandson -- and his "chosen" family of transgender friends including Maxwell, Cas and Lola Cola, his male-to-female transsexual partner, Davis documents Eads's final days at the Southern Comfort Conference, a national transgender gathering.

transsexual, girlfriend, son, friend, parent, inspiring, emotional

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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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United Red Army (2007)

Massive student uprisings in 1960s Japan coincide with the rise of the far-left militant group, which later tortured and killed some of its members in 1972.

student, japanese soldier, young man, leader, protester, brutal, dense

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Went the Day Well? (1942)

Residents of an English village unwittingly welcome Nazi soldiers who intend to take over their town.

villager, german, german officer, german soldier, thrilling, tense, suspenseful

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Wings (1927)

Two brothers run a one-plane commuter service from a small Nantucket airport.

pilot, cadet, friend, love interest, volunteer, military officer, rousing

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