Sort by Popularity - Most Popular Movies and TV Shows tagged with keyword "tradition-versus-modernity"
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1. Gran Torino (2008)
R | 116 min | Drama
Disgruntled Korean War veteran Walt Kowalski sets out to reform his neighbor, Thao Lor, a Hmong teenager who tried to steal Kowalski's prized possession: a 1972 Gran Torino.
Votes: 731,866 | Gross: $148.10M
2. The Croods (2013)
PG | 98 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
After their cave is destroyed, a caveman family must trek through an unfamiliar fantastical world with the help of an inventive boy.
Votes: 198,039 | Gross: $187.17M
3. Fiddler on the Roof (1971)
G | 181 min | Drama, Family, Musical
In prerevolutionary Russia, a Jewish peasant contends with marrying off three of his daughters while growing anti-Semitic sentiment threatens his village.
Votes: 40,366 | Gross: $80.50M
6. Keeping the Faith (2000)
PG-13 | 128 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Two friends, a priest and a rabbi, fall in love with the same woman they knew in their youth, but the religious position of both men denies them romance.
Votes: 50,306 | Gross: $37.05M
7. The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (2013)
PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy
A veteran Vegas magician tries to revive his career after his longtime partner quits, he gets fired from his casino act, and an edgy new "street magician" steals his thunder.
Votes: 71,367 | Gross: $22.53M
10. Rang De Basanti (2006)
Not Rated | 167 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
The story of six young Indians who assist an English woman to film a documentary on the freedom fighters from their past, and the events that lead them to relive the long-forgotten saga of freedom.
Votes: 114,454 | Gross: $2.20M
11. Birds of Passage (2018)
Not Rated | 125 min | Crime, Drama
During the marijuana bonanza, a violent decade that saw the origins of drug trafficking in Colombia, Rapayet and his indigenous family get involved in a war to control the business that ends up destroying their lives and their culture.
Votes: 10,952 | Gross: $0.51M
12. The Jazz Singer (1927)
Unrated | 88 min | Drama, Music, Musical
The son of a Jewish Cantor must defy the traditions of his religious father in order to pursue his dream of becoming a jazz singer.
Votes: 9,305 | Gross: $7.63M
13. Mohabbatein (2000)
Not Rated | 216 min | Musical, Drama, Romance
A film about the battle between love and fear, between two stubborn men and their opposing beliefs and the outcome of the love stories of 3 couples.
16. The Indian Tomb (1959)
102 min | Adventure, Romance
A German architect runs away with the maharajah of Eschnapur's fiancee but is caught and thrown in the dungeon, while his relatives arrive from Europe looking for him and the maharajah's brother is scheming to usurp the throne.
18. A Sunday in the Country (1984)
G | 90 min | Drama
An elderly painter whose son visits with his family on the weekends, is also surprised by a visit from his still-single daughter.
Votes: 2,478 | Gross: $2.41M
23. Big Man Japan (2007)
PG-13 | 113 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
An eccentric man living alone in a decrepit house in Tokyo periodically transforms into a 100-foot tall giant in order to defend Japan against similarly sized monsters.
Votes: 3,557 | Gross: $0.04M
24. Wolf Totem (2015)
PG-13 | 121 min | Adventure, Drama
During China's Cultural Revolution, a young urban student is sent to live with Mongolian herders, where he adopts a wolf cub.
Votes: 5,613 | Gross: $0.21M
28. Bhaji on the Beach (1993)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama
A group of women of Indian descent take a trip together from their home in Birmingham, England to the beach resort of Blackpool. The events of the day lead them to better mutual understanding and solidarity.
Votes: 1,051 | Gross: $0.74M
29. Bliss (2007)
105 min | Drama
When an unmarried teenage girl is believed by her family to have given up her virginity, she is ordered to be killed out of shame. But before her relative is able to complete the task, the two encounter a college professor.
Votes: 7,509 | Gross: $0.04M
30. Mafioso (1962)
Not Rated | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
When a good-natured factory supervisor living in Milan with his Northern wife returns to his native Sicily, a decades'-old oath forces him to fulfill a nightmarish obligation.
Votes: 2,316 | Gross: $0.40M
31. They Wait (2007)
R | 99 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A young mother and her six-year-old son come face to face with the mysteries of two murders and a great crime against the Chinese community into which they have recently arrived from Shanghai.
32. Money Money Money (1972)
R | 113 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
When they realize the times are changing, five crooks decide to switch from bank robberies to personality abductions. Among their hostages are singer Johnny Hallyday and an ambassador in ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,194 | Gross: $0.18M
33. Mogholha (1973)
92 min | Adventure, Drama, History
A director of a television series on the history of cinema, who has been grappling with the screenplay of his first feature film, receives an assignment to oversee the installation of a ... See full summary »
35. Hezardastan (1988)
720 min | Action, Drama, History
A corrupt, six-fingered detective is sent to recruit a retired assassin now living a secluded life as a calligrapher to assassinate a prominent government official known as Hezardastan who has stolen jewels from a member of the royal family. However, the calligrapher one-ups the detective and holds him as his prisoner and tortures him. The calligrapher begins to reflect upon his life gone by, and... See full summary »
36. A Wedding (2016)
98 min | Drama
Zahira, 18, is close to her family until her parents ask her to follow Pakistani tradition to choose a husband. Torn between family customs and her western lifestyle, the young woman turns for help to her brother and confidant Amir.
37. Bosta (2005)
142 min | Musical, War
Fifteen years after a traumatic explosion in his native Beirut, Kamal Maf'ouss returns from France, where he was nationalized and become a composer-choreographer. He reassembles youth ... See full summary »
38. Where Do You Live? (2015– )
45 min | Comedy, Drama
A drama series about the conflict between past and future, tradition and progress, self-fulfillment and family values. In a Bukharan community we see the struggles between the older ... See full summary »
39. Stormland (2011)
111 min | Comedy, Drama
The tragicomic story of lone rebel Boddi Steingrimsson who lives in a small town in Northern Iceland. Boddi hates materialistic modern society in its entirety and on his blog-page he ... See full summary »
40. The Curse (1973)
100 min | Drama
An old man who works for a landlord brings a young worker to paint the house for him. The old landlord is alcoholic and has a young wife and together they manage a ranch. Little by little ... See full summary »
44. Susanna (1996)
93 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Before her brutal death, Susanna had been engaged to marry Moroccan immigrant Said. Before that, the confused recovering drug-addict had been involved with wine salesman Alex, an arrangement set up by her boss to repay a debt to him.
45. Marami ka pang kakaining bigas (1994)
After the death of his partner, Tikoy, a seasoned police officer armed with years of experience was forced to team up with Jun, an idealistic cop fresh from Academy.
47. Alma gitana (1996)
95 min | Drama, Romance
A young man who wants to become a professional dancer falls in love with a gypsy girl and gets in conflict with her totally different cultural background. But love can overcome these ... See full summary »
48. Lao gong zhi ai qing (1922)
30 min | Short, Comedy, Romance
Cheng the fruit seller is in love with the daughter of his neighbor the doctor, but the good doctor won't let him marry her unless Chang finds him more patients. With some creative ... See full summary »