Here we've displayed a list of the best Modernization films : Modern Times(1936), Koyaanisqatsi(1982), Waste Land(2010), Mon Oncle(1958), Speedy(1928), Block-Heads(1938), Always: Sunset on Third Street 2(2007), Powaqqatsi(1988), Robinson in Space(1997), The Ballad of Cable Hogue(1970), Real Steel(2011), The Cup(1999) ... ...
The Tramp struggles to live in modern industrial society with the help of a young homeless woman.
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A collection of expertly photographed phenomena with no conventional plot. The footage focuses on nature, humanity and the relationship between them.
Karen Harley Vik Muniz
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On the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro is Jardim Gramacho, the world's largest landfill, where men and women sift through garbage for a living. Artist Vik Muniz produces portraits of the workers and learns about their lives.
Jacques Tati Jean-Pierre Zola Alain Becourt Lucien Fregis Dominique Marie Adrienne Servantie
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Monsieur Hulot visits the technology-driven world of his sister, brother-in-law, and nephew, but he can't quite fit into the surroundings.
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Harold "Speedy" Swift, a fan of Babe Ruth and the New York Yankees, saves from extinction the city's last horse-drawn trolley, operated by his girlfriend's grandfather.
Stan, who has remained faithfully at his World War I post for twenty years, finally comes home where his best friend, Ollie, takes him in, thus allowing him to discover the many conveniences of the modern world.
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Chagawa finds it increasing difficult to support his young ward Junnosuke in his store across the street from the Suzuki garage on Third Street. Unless he can provide a better life, ... See full summary »
David Brinkley Cheryl Tiegs
An exploration of technologically developing nations and the effect the transition to Western-style modernization has had on them.
Robinson is commissioned to investigate the unspecified "problem of England." The narrator describes his seven excursions, with the unseen Robinson, around the country. They mainly ... See full summary »
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A hobo accidentally stumbles onto a water spring, and creates a profitable way station in the middle of the desert.
Sci-Fi, Action, Drama
In the near future, robot boxing is a top sport. A struggling ex-boxer feels he's found a champion in a discarded robot.
Jamyang Lodro Orgyen Tobgyal Neten Chokling
While the soccer World Cup is being played in France, two young Tibetan refugees arrive at a monastery/boarding school in exile in India. Its atmosphere of serene contemplation is somewhat ... See full summary »
Biography, Drama, History
The dramatic story of the cutthroat race between electricity titans Thomas A. Edison and George Westinghouse to determine whose electrical system would power the modern world.
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 »
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A story centered on a Native American lacrosse team making its way through a prep school league tournament.
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This movie portrays three women living in today's Algeria between modern society and Islamic fundamentalism, self-determination and dependence. Goucem, a young woman who works for a ... See full summary »
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A detective is assigned to track down and capture a crazed serial rapist.
Autry and his buddies have a horse selling business which is threatened by a tractor company which claims horses are out of date.
Mountain girl Trigger Hicks, a fierce loner equally handy with a rock or a prayer, is in danger of having her faith-healing mistaken for witchcraft by the neighbors. She shows a vulnerable ... See full summary »
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A manure collector (Gene Wilder) loves and loses both his job and an American college student (Margot Kidder) in Dublin.
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The proposed construction of a dam affects property values and ignites a heated land dispute in a small Nevada town, leading one rancher to take action as the Phantom Rider.
A stubborn farmer (Walter Brennan) squashes one daughter's (Marguerite Chapman) romance and another's (Natalie Wood) dream to join the 4-H Club.
A singing cowboy (Gene Autry) and his sidekick (Smiley Burnette) protect a pony express in transition.