Most Popular Roots Movies and TV Shows
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1. Okja (2017)
TV-MA | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A young girl risks everything to prevent a powerful, multinational company from kidnapping her best friend - a fascinating beast named Okja.
4. Paprika (2006)
R | 90 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy
When a machine that allows therapists to enter their patients' dreams is stolen, all Hell breaks loose. Only a young female therapist, Paprika, can stop it.
Votes: 62,602 | Gross: $0.88M
6. Pure Country (1992)
PG | 112 min | Drama, Music, Romance
Dusty gets tired of all the smoke and light effects, wonders what happened to doing it the way that made him famous and happy. Takes a walk to find what seems to be missing and finds himself and his music again!
Votes: 3,556 | Gross: $15.16M
8. The Woods (2006)
R | 91 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Set in 1965 New England, a troubled girl encounters mysterious happenings in the woods surrounding an isolated girls school that she was sent to by her disinterested parents.
9. Thunderheart (1992)
R | 119 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
A young mixed-blood FBI agent is assigned to work with a cynical veteran investigator on a murder on a poverty-stricken Sioux reservation.
Votes: 13,093 | Gross: $22.66M
11. Ninja Scroll: The Series (2003– )
TV-MA | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Fourteen years after defeating the immortal warrior Himuro Genma and thwarting the Shogun of the Dark's evil plans, Kibagami Jubei continues to roam all over Japan as a masterless swordsman... See full summary »
12. Roots: The Gift (1988 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, History
In December 1775, Kunta Kinte and Fiddler accompany their owner to another plantation at Christmas time and they learn that the son of the owner helps slaves escape, and the two of them try... See full summary »
14. Eden Log (2007)
R | 98 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A man wakes up deep inside a cave. Suffering amnesia, he has no recollection of how he came to be here or of what happened to the man whose body he finds beside him. Tailed by a mysterious ... See full summary »
15. Care Bears: Adventures in Care-A-Lot (2007–2008)
TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Family
This series features the new redesigned Care Bears with redesigned tummy symbols (now called "belly badges"). It also features a redesigned Care-a-lot. Additionally, there was initially no ... See full summary »
16. Syncopation (1942)
Approved | 88 min | Comedy, History, Music
Covering a quarter-century of American 'syncopated" music (Ragtime, Jazz, Swing, Blues, Boogie Woogie)from prior to WWI through prohibition, the stock-market crash, the depression and the ... See full summary »
17. Bruce Willis: Why the Legend Never Dies (2013 TV Movie)
90 min | Documentary
An in-depth look at the life and career of Bruce Willis, featuring never-before-seen photos and videos from the Willis family collection. Narrated by Bruce Willis.
18. Off and Running (2009)
Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary
With white Jewish lesbians for parents and two adopted brothers - one mixed-race and one Korean-Brooklyn teen Avery grew up in a unique and loving household. But when her curiosity about ... See full summary »
Director: Nicole Opper
Votes: 112 | Gross: $0.02M
19. Japon: Le retour aux sources (2015)
51 min | Documentary
In the Land of the Rising Sun during the Golden Week, the Japanese celebrate the arrival of spring; get in touch with their proud past, and follow in the footsteps of their ancestors, in a country still marked by the rich Zen philosophy.
20. Our Leading Citizen (1939)
Approved | 89 min | Drama
Lem Schofield practices law in a formerly small-town that has grown to be an industrialized big city, He bases his ideals on the examples set by Abraham Lincoln and never waivers in them ... See full summary »
21. Stealth (2006)
Not Rated | 112 min | Comedy, Romance
Lionel is a happy gay man with a great career and an open-minded family that accepts his loyal lover, Serge. But things start to unravel when he meets a pretty Polish immigrant who is about to be deported and decides to marry her.
22. They Are We (2014)
Not Rated | 77 min | Documentary, History
Can a family separated by the transatlantic slave trade sing and dance its way back together? In Perico, Cuba is an Afro-Cuban group that has kept alive songs and dances brought aboard a ... See full summary »
24. Rooted in Peace (2016)
88 min | Documentary
ROOTED in PEACE challenges viewers to examine their values as Americans and human beings. Today we are at war within ourselves, with our environment, and with the world. Director and award-winning filmmaker Greg Reitman invites viewers on a film journey to take notice of the world we live in, proactively seek ways to find personal and ecological peace, and stop the cycle of violence.
25. Twisted Roots (2009)
99 min | Drama
In this stylish Finnish drama, the secrets and desires of a family can no longer be suppressed. Mikko turns out to have a hereditary illness. Since then he has been worried. How long can he... See full summary »
26. Wake (III) (2010)
20 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy
'Everybody knows if you're fixin' to GOSSIP, you gotta have a little dirt on somebody. And everybody knows if you're fixin' to BURY, you gotta throw a little dirt on somebody. But don't ... See full summary »
27. The Puppet (2016)
27 min | Short, Crime, Drama
" The Doctor", owner of "The Pharmacy", hardly escapes from two unknown men who hunt him. Or not? Does danger loom inside his own shop? The Doctor has a big quarrel with the love of his ... See full summary »
31. Beats of the Heart: Roots Rock Reggae (1977 TV Movie)
60 min | Documentary
Roots Rock Reggae depicts an unforgettable moment in Jamaica's history when music defined the island's struggles and immortalised its heroes.
32. Inbetween (I) (2008)
11 min | Short, Drama, War
A haunting tale of forgiveness and redemption. A Serbian soldier tormented by grief and guilt after witnessing the death of innocent Albanians in Kosovo is forced to revisit his worst ... See full summary »
34. Ital Reign (2018)
40 min | Short, Family
The story of a man who has to choose fame or fatherhood, friends who have to choose loyalty or desire and a girl who has to choose to believe in herself.
37. The Healing Passage: Voices from the Water (2004)
90 min | Documentary
Prominent cultural artists explore the present-day residuals of the trans- Atlantic slave trade and use music, ritual, dolls, spoken word and visual art to create paths to healing.
50 min | Documentary
A documentary, which depicts how people handle their situation of not knowing who their parents are and why they were given away. This film highlights the destiny of three adults, who decided to start a journey to find their roots.
Director: Daniel Stadelmann
40. Back to My Roots (2010 TV Movie)
22 min | Documentary
Simon now finds himself faced with a cross cultural mid-career crisis. Invited to perform a stand up gig in front of a TV audience of three million people, he returns to Spain to discover where he truly belongs-is it Spain or Australia?
46. Awake Zion (2013)
Not Rated | 65 min | Documentary
Through one woman's musical odyssey exploring the meaning of Jewish identity, Awake Zion uncovers the mysterious connections between Reggae, Rasta and Judaism. Awake Zion unites Jewish and ... See full summary »
47. Enblackenment (2018)
9 min | Documentary, Short
Serving as a prelude to the award-winning art documentary "A Fanboys Tale", this story explores how a fanboys' overwhelming enthusiasm is met with the unexpected realities of his roots.
48. Vatten tjockt som blod (2009)
58 min | Documentary
Emilio's adoptive father Bengt feels abandoned when his son moves from Sweden back to his birth-country Colombia. Bengt travels there to try to reestablish a relationship between them. ... See full summary »
50. Bluefield (2006)
Peter Wilson is a successful K-Street accountant on the verge of making partner in his high-powered Washington, D.C. firm who is eagerly anticipating the birth of his first-born child. Life... See full summary »