Most Popular Educational Film Movies and TV Shows
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5. Between the Lions (1999– )
TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Live-action and animation blend together in this educational fantasy about a family of lions running a library filled with adventurous and musical books.
6. Cartoon All-Stars to the Rescue (1990 TV Short)
Unrated | 30 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Many different cartoon stars like Bugs Bunny, the Muppet Babies and Garfield join forces to convince a teenager that drugs aren't cool.
9. Don't Be a Sucker (1943)
Approved | 18 min | Short, History, War
Propaganda short film depicting the rise of Nazism in Germany and how political propaganda is similarly used in the United States to recruit Nazi sympathizers from the ranks of American racists.
12. Totally Baked (2007)
Not Rated | 88 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Meet Dave Bertman, a tightly wound 37 year-old father of one. Bertman's "higher" education begins when medical marijuana activists wielding "loaded" weapons interrupt a planned reunion ... See full summary »
14. Donald in Mathmagic Land (1959)
Approved | 27 min | Animation, Short, Family
Donald's goes on an adventure in which it is explained how mathematics can be useful in real life. Through this journey it is shown how numbers are more than graphs and charts, they are geometry, music and magical living things.
15. Fit (I) (2010)
108 min | Drama, Romance
Takes a look at gay and straight love among the new millennials. Everything from secret crushes to homophobic attitudes are revealed by the rambunctious students taking Drama and Dance from... See full summary »
17. The Secret Life of Plants (1978)
G | 97 min | Documentary, Family
Time-lapse photography documents the pain and joy plants experience and how they communicate it. Soundtrack by Stevie Wonder.
18. Test Tube Babies (1948)
70 min | Drama
A happily married couple has been trying to have a baby with no luck. They discover that the husband is sterile. Their family doctor suggests that they think about artificial insemination, ... See full summary »
20. Hide and Seek (1996)
Not Rated | 63 min | Drama
Mixes documentary interviews of memories of lesbian adolescence with the story of the 12-year-old girl Lou discovering her sexuality in 1960s America.
21. Commanding Heights: The Battle for the World Economy (2002– )
360 min | Documentary, History
The people, ideas, and events that created our current world economy.
22. The Story of Anyburg U.S.A. (1957)
Approved | 9 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
The city of Anyburg decides its traffic situation has gotten out of hand, so it puts the automobile on trial. The trial (conducted in rhyme) starts with a car that was in a hit-and-run ... See full summary »
24. How to Undress in Front of Your Husband (1937)
Unrated | 14 min | Drama, Short
A "Peeping Tom" likes to look through windows at women undressing. We see him as he sneaks a peek at two "subjects". His first one, a young woman who apparently has a major lingerie fetish,... See full summary »
25. Melody (1953)
Approved | 10 min | Animation, Short, Family
An owl teaches his class full of birds about melody. It's all around in nature. Only birds and man can sing; man "sings" even when he speaks. We see a quick survey of the stages of life, as... See full summary »
26. Powers of Ten (1977)
9 min | Documentary, Short
A scientific film essay, narrated by Phil Morrison. A set of pictures of two picnickers in a park, with the area of each frame one-tenth the size of the one before. Starting from a view of ... See full summary »
29. Elmo's Magic Cookbook (2001 Video)
Not Rated | 48 min | Family
Join Elmo and his Sesame Street pals on their most magical adventure ever! The action begins when they encounter the wish-granting Genie of the Magic Cookbook!
31. Poetry in Motion (1982)
Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary
More than 20 contemporary North American poets recite, sing, and perform their work. Several also comment. Early in the film, Charles Bukowski talks about the energy of poets and of a poem.... See full summary »
33. Elmo Visits the Doctor (2005 Video)
Not Rated | 53 min | Family
Join Elmo on his first trip to the doctor's office! This fun-filled video will help preschoolers learn that going to the doctor can be fun!
35. Rainbow Brite: San Diego Zoo Adventure (1986 Video)
43 min | Short, Adventure, Family
Pete & Tracy notice something strange is happening to all of the colors of the zoo animals; they try to enlist the help of Rainbow Brite, not knowing that it's all part of Murky Dismal's ... See full summary »
36. Crisis: Behind a Presidential Commitment (1963)
Not Rated | 52 min | Documentary
Governor George Wallace will not let two black students into an Alabama school, against the wishes of President Kennedy. Loud shouts come from both sides of the issue as JFK stands by his decisions.
38. Rhythm Is It! (2004)
100 min | Documentary, Music
RHYTHM IS IT! records the first big educational project of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra under Sir Simon Rattle. The orchestra ventured out of the ivory tower of high culture into ... See full summary »
39. The Maxwell Multiple Climax (2007 Video)
Not Rated | 30 min | Short, Comedy
"The Maxwell Multiple Climax" is a 30 minute educational DVD that teaches men how to achieve multiple orgasms. Alternately sexy and funny, the picture illuminates simple instruction with ... See full summary »
40. USS VD: Ship of Shame (1942)
46 min | Action, Drama, War
This film was made by the U.S. government during World War II to show its young servicemen the results of "fooling around" with "loose women" overseas. Actual victims of such sexually ... See full summary »
42. The Heretics (2009)
95 min | Documentary, Biography, History
The Heretics uncovers the inside story of a pivotal force in the "second wave" of the Women's Movement. Director Joan Braderman, who followed her dream of becoming a filmmaker to New York ... See full summary »
43. Homeland: Four Portraits of Native Action (2005)
88 min | Documentary
"Homeland" tells the stories of five remarkable Native American activists in four communities who are fighting these "new Indian Wars" - each in his own way passionately dedicated to ... See full summary »
80 min | Documentary
The groundbreaking film that addresses anti-gay prejudice by providing adults with practical lessons on how to talk with children about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered people. Part of The Respect for All Project.
45. In the Company of Actors (2007)
Unrated | 75 min | Documentary
Within the world of theatre the rehearsal room is a sacred space -- the private domain where boundaries are pushed, risks taken, mistakes made, vulnerabilities exposed and, at its very best... See full summary »
Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary, History
The history of traffic safety educational films and their notoriously lurid content.
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47. The Relaxed Wife (1957)
13 min | Short, Comedy, Drama
A short industrial film that seeks to help working men and their wives deal with life's little problems.
48. Freewayphobia #1 (1965)
16 min | Family, Comedy, Animation
Goofy demonstrates how not to drive on the freeway: first, the overly timid driver, then the overly aggressive driver, and finally the inattentive driver, shaving or eating. Some of the ... See full summary »
50. Off the Curb: The Heart of Hip-Hop (2000 TV Movie)
60 min | Documentary
A feature-length documentary following the middle and high school-aged members of Off the Curb, an afterschool hip-hop dance troupe, as they struggle through adolescence, committing ... See full summary »