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


The Twilight Samurai (2002), The Song of Sparrows (2008), Blindsight (2006), Eyes Without a Face (1959), Ikiru (1952), Dina (2017), Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda (2017), Dirty God (2019) ... Let's take a look at the ranked list of the best Transformation movies.


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 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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Blindsight (2006)

Six blind Tibetan teenagers, shunned by their culture as sinners or possessed by demons, band together to climb the north side of Mount Everest. With the inspiration of their fiery, blind teacher who fought to establish a Tibetan school for blind children, the teens are guided by Erik Weihenmayer, the only blind mountaineer to have successfully scaled Everest. The climbers suffer through illness, bad weather, and the stark challenge of tackling one of the greatest natural wonders on the planet.

blind person, mountain climber, teenager, teacher, emotional, incredible, gripping

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Eyes Without a Face (1959)

A Paris surgeon (Pierre Brasseur) tries to fix his daughter's (Édith Scob) face with skin from kidnapped women.

doctor, daughter, assistant, victim, disturbing, chilling, france

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Ikiru (1952)

A rigid clerk (Takashi Shimura) resolves to do something of lasting importance after learning that he is dying of cancer.

bureaucrat, co-worker, writer, mayor, prostitute, sad, emotional

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Dina (2017)

Dina is an eccentric and outspoken woman who invites her fiance, Scott, to move in with her. The couple face many challenges as Dina copes with a mental disability, and Scott lives with Asperger's syndrome.

couple, mentally disabled person, charming, emotional, inspiring, positive, uneasy

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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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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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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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Autumn Spring (2002)

A 75-year-old man (Vlastimil Brodský) alienates his wife (Stella Zazvorkova) when he pretends to be someone else, steals, and fakes his own death.

old man, wife, son, friend, prankster, amusing, lighthearted

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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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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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The Long Good Friday (1980)

A Cockney crime czar (Bob Hoskins) and his mistress (Helen Mirren) answer a threat on the eve of his big deal with a U.S. mobster (Eddie Constantine).

crime boss, girlfriend, mobster, intense, suspenseful, london, car

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Hagazussa: A Heathen's Curse (2017)

In the 15th century, a young goatherd living alone in a mountain hut feels a dark presence in the woods.

young woman, mother, dead person, witch, child, friend, suspenseful

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On the Bowery (1956)

Filmmaker Lionel Rogosin turns his camera on the homeless "bums" who frequent New York City's Bowery area.

homeless person, thief, bum, alcoholic, disheartening, shocking, powerful

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Croupier (1998)

A broke writer (Clive Owen) gets a job as a croupier and becomes involved with a woman (Alex Kingston) who wants to rob his casino.

author, girlfriend, african, gory, casino, house, game

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The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl (1993)

Ray Müller directs this extensive documentary on the life of Nazi propaganda filmmaker Leni Riefenstahl. Created at the behest of Riefenstahl, the film honestly delves into her association with Hitler and the extent to which she knows of the Nazi Party's entire strategy. It also gives a fuller picture of Riefenstahl's life, discussing her ascent from dancer to documentary filmmaker, as well as her post-Nazi work, which includes nature filmmaking and photography.

filmmaker, adolf hitler, photographer, actress, nazi, fascinating, powerful

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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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State of the Union (2019)

A recently estranged couple meet in a pub before their weekly marital therapy sessions.

tycoon, publisher, political consultant, wife, politician, reporter, witty

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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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Queen Rock Montreal (1982)

The band performs in a 1981 concert in Canada in front of 18,000 fans in Montreal's Forum.

queen, bohemian, engaging, inspiring, fascinating, canada, event

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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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Comrades in Dreams (2006)

This 2006 documentary looks at diverse people from various countries around the world who share a common passion for movies. The film follows independent theater owners, chronicling their struggles to discover and share cinematic gems with audiences. Featured venues include an Indian circus tent, an old Wyoming barn, and an open-air theater in West Africa. All face the familiar problems of booking, marketing and financing present in larger theaters, but persevere because of their passions.

filmmaker, film fan, inspiring, touching, india, north korea, wyoming

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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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The Evil Dead (1981)

Teens (Bruce Campbell, Ellen Sandweiss, Betsy Baker) in a remote cabin accidentally resurrect demonic forces with a taped incantation and the Book of the Dead.

teenager, girlfriend, friend, monster, living dead, dark, gory

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Throne of Blood (1957)

A Japanese version of "Macbeth" features a samurai (Toshirô Mifune), his scheming wife (Isuzu Yamada) and a flurry-of-arrows finale.

samurai, lord, wife, son, rival, gripping, chilling

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Wild Strawberries (1957)

An old Swedish professor (Victor Sjöström) sees his life pass by in a series of nightmarish flashbacks.

doctor, daughter-in-law, husband, wife, son, ingénue, brooding

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What Is Democracy? (2018)

This reflection on democracy spans millennia and continents, from ancient Athens' groundbreaking experiment in self-government to capitalism's roots in medieval Italy.

citizen, expert, activist, politician, philosopher, bleak, fascinating

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