Highest-Rated Movies about 'United States', Sort by Popularity


Dina (2017), Won't You Be My Neighbor? (2018), Bigger, Stronger, Faster (2008), Betrayed (2018), Fighter (2000), What Is Democracy? (2018), Lake of Fire (2006), 12 Angry Men (1997) ... Let's take a look at the ranked list of the best United States movies.


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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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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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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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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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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Lake of Fire (2006)

An unflinching documentary shot in black and white, this film focuses on the heated topic of abortion. Directed by British-born filmmaker Tony Kaye, the production depicts the heated ongoing abortion debate in America, and features graphic footage of actual medical procedures. Presenting people on both pro-choice and pro-life sides of the issue, the documentary includes interviews with philosopher and political activist Noam Chomsky, anti-abortion activist Randall Terry and numerous others.

activist, philosopher, writer, disturbing, emotional, united states, clinic

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12 Angry Men (1997)

One (Jack Lemmon) of 12 jurors holds out in the case of a boy (George C. Scott) from the slums who is accused of killing his father.

juror, judge, latino, priest, inspiring, tense, uneasy

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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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After Innocence (2005)

Filmmaker Jessica Sanders interviews seven men who were wrongfully imprisoned until DNA testing set them free.

innocent man, ex-convict, activist, cop, soldier, father, gripping

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Arthur Miller: Writer (2017)

Filmmaker Rebecca Miller presents a portrait of her father, the prolific American playwright Arthur Miller.

filmmaker, critic, documentarian, granddaughter, charming, fascinating, engaging

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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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The Senator Was Indiscreet (1947)

An absurd U.S. senator (William Powell) runs for president, armed with a press agent (Peter Lind Hayes) and a diary of back-room deals.

senator, reporter, pr person, cheeky, hilarious, outlandish, united states

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Lowlife (2017)

The lives of a luchador, an ex-con and an addict collide when an organ harvesting scheme goes awry.

addict, con man, criminal, fighter, gripping, amusing, playful

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...So Goes the Nation (2006)

Filmmakers examine the role of Ohio in the 2004 presidential election and present the American electoral process through the eyes of voters, politicians and activists. Republican and Democratic campaign strategists and officials all attempt to swing the election their way by pushing hot-button issues to the forefront.

dick cheney, george w. bush, john kerry, volunteer, activist, political consultant, fascinating

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Matangi/Maya/M.I.A. (2018)

Drawn from a never before seen cache of personal footage spanning decades, Stephen Loveridge creates an intimate portrait of the Sri Lankan artist and musician known as M.I.A.

singer, speaker, music journalist, interviewee, interviewer, airy, intense

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The Climb (2019)

Two lifelong pals test the boundaries of their friendship when a woman comes between them.

friend, man, fiancé, mother, cheeky, emotional, heartwarming

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The Corporation (2003)

Filmmakers Mark Achbar and Jennifer Abbott examine the concept of the corporation and its role in society.

noam chomsky, activist, expert, ceo, michael moore, frightening, disheartening

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Breath Made Visible (2009)

American dance pioneer Anna Halprin helped redefine modern art through her belief in her medium's power to heal and teach.

american, pioneer, medium, spirited, united states, stage, art

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Middle of Nowhere (2012)

A med student (Emayatzy Corinealdi) considers leaving her long-imprisoned husband (Omari Hardwick) for a charming bus driver (David Oyelowo).

wife, husband, couple, medical student, convict, emotional, endearing

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Chapter & Verse (2015)

A reformed gang leader returns to Harlem and takes a job delivering meals. When he meets and bonds with an older woman, the two of them discover there is hope and joy in their surroundings.

gang leader, older woman, reformed criminal, amusing, charming, heartwarming, inspiring

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The Power of Nightmares (2004)

Filmmaker Adam Curtis proposes that many politicians and others in power now control populations by instilling a sense of terror instead of promoting a sense of well-being.

philosopher, engineer, civil servant, rousing, passionate, shocking, disheartening

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Brillo Box (3 Cents Off) (2016)

An Andy Warhol sculpture travels from a family's living room to an auction at Christie's.

andy warhol, interviewee, documentarian, amusing, creative, fascinating, united states

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The Black String (2019)

After a one-night stand with a mysterious and beautiful woman, a man falls ill and starts to believe that he's the victim of a sinister supernatural plot.

man, woman, creepy, suspenseful, united states, paranoia, illness

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Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleopatre (2002)

The superheros of 50 B.C., Asterix (Christian Clavier) and Obelix (Gérard Depardieu), are called to Egypt to help an architect, Edifis (Jamel Debbouze), win a bet for Cleopatra (Monica Bellucci). Defending the greatness of her people, Cleopatra has told Julius Caesar that she will erect a great palace for him within three months. Then she tells her architect that, if he does not make the schedule, he is going to be fed to the crocodiles. Asterix and Obelix do their best to keep him alive.

cleopatra, julius caesar, sculptor, warrior, architect, inventor, amusing

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Baraka (1992)

A collection of expertly photographed scenes of human life and religion.

young boy, young girl, soldier, mobster, moving, powerful, profound

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Gypsy Caravan (2006)

Combining footage from 1999 and 2001 tours, this documentary follows five different gypsy bands as they perform across America. Their music is as diverse as their home countries, from Indian raga tunes to upbeat, fiddle-driven Romanian pieces. Despite their varied backgrounds, the musicians are united by their common identification with the "roma" gypsy culture. As the tour progresses, the musicians begin playing together, fusing their styles into new hybrids.

violinist, singer, johnny depp, husband, dancer, gypsy, uplifting

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The House of the Devil (2009)

A couple (Tom Noonan, Mary Woronov) have sinister plans for a young woman (Jocelin Donahue) staying at their house during a lunar eclipse.

college student, babysitter, husband, wife, killer, friend, chilling

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Tyson (2008)

Interviews, archival footage and photographs help illustrate a biography of the life of former boxer Mike Tyson, in and out of the ring.

boxer, mentor, trainer, emotional, engaging, brooklyn, n.y., new york state

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