Most Popular Reading Lesson Movies and TV Shows
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2. Holes (2003)
PG | 117 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A wrongfully convicted boy is sent to a brutal desert detention camp where he joins the job of digging holes for some mysterious reason.
Votes: 70,345 | Gross: $67.41M
6. The Gleaners & I (2000)
Not Rated | 82 min | Documentary
Varda films and interviews gleaners in France in all forms, from those picking fields after the harvest to those scouring the dumpsters of Paris.
Votes: 5,094 | Gross: $0.15M
7. The Scent of Green Papaya (1993)
Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, Music, Romance
A Vietnamese servant girl, Mui, observes lives within two different Saigon families: the first, a woman textile seller with three boys and a frequently absent husband; the second, a handsome young pianist with his fiancée.
Votes: 7,192 | Gross: $1.91M
9. Off the Map (2003)
PG-13 | 105 min | Drama
An eleven-year-old girl watches her father come down with a crippling depression. Over one summer, she learns answers to several mysteries, and comes to terms with love and loss.
Votes: 3,129 | Gross: $1.31M
10. The Courage to Love (2000 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, History, Romance
In 19th century New Orleans creole Henriette must choose between love and devotion to the church. Neither choice is going to be easy, as there is great opposition to her ideas of breaking traditions.
11. Yaarana (1981)
Not Rated | 138 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
Multi-millionaire Bishan Kumar and orphan Kishan are inseparable friends and live in the same house with Bishan's widowed mother and a maid servant. Bishan's father was responsible for the ... See full summary »
13. Butterfly Dreams (2013)
23 min | Short, Drama, Family
A nine-year-old girl in rural India, exploited by child labor, must find a way to pursue her dream - how to read and write. She has one last chance when an educated man comes to town.
16. Early Amateur Sound Film (1937)
4 min | Short, Documentary
A montage of some home movies taken by Archie Stewart (1902-1998), an early enthusiast in taken 16 mm sound films of his family. We see his daughters, Mary and Anne, playing in the ... See full summary »
Against the Wind (1978)
An Agreement Between Officers and Others
Time passes in the colony. Jonathon begins to have genuine feelings for Mary, thinking of the future he learns to read and write. Greville expands his empire and is prepared to eliminate anyone how gets in his way
Star Trek: Enterprise (2001–2005)
TV-PG | 43 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Enterprise encounters a hyper-giant star. While there, they make first contact with the Vissians, a technologically sophisticated race with three genders. While making quick friends, and ... See full summary »
TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, History
Tommy and James kill Marston, weighing down in his body in the sea. James is brought before the governor, who, with no evidence of a body, releases him - to Ross's annoyance - and announces... See full summary »
Wide Country (1962–1963)
Memory of a Filly
30 min | Drama, Sport, Western
Mitch and Andy escort their friend Slim's kid sister to her far backwoods home town. Not so easy, as the girl has a mind of her own and is the one who really turns out to be in control of the trip.
TV-14 | 104 min | Drama, History
George becomes an accomplished trainer of gamecocks and earns the nickname of Chicken George; George marries Matilda, a preacher's daughter, and fathers many children; Tom Lea loses a wager... See full summary »
TV-14 | 88 min | Drama, History
Chicken George returns to the Lea farm after 20 years; Tom, nurses a grudge against his father; George and Cyrus join the Memphis Colored Battery; Tom returns home after the war to embark on a new life with his family.
Mod Squad (1968–1973)
Willie Poor Boy
60 min | Action, Crime, Drama
During a botched robbery Willie falls down an elevator shaft. In the hospital they discover he's illiterate and try to help him learn to read and move beyond a life of crime. But his partner in crime doesn't want him talking to the cops.