Keyword: culture clash

Alpha House

Alpha House (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 05/20/2014
When the biggest party frat on campus is forced by the assistant dean to share their house with a sorority or face ejection from school, the boys wage an epic battle of the sexes to fight for their right to party.
Avatar

Avatar (2009)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 162 minutes Release date: 12/17/2009
The story's hero is Jake Sully, an ex-Marine confined to a wheelchair. Bitter and disillusioned, he's still a warrior at heart. All Jake ever wanted was something worth fighting for and he ultimately finds it in the place he least expected- on a distant world. Jake has been recruited to join an expedition to the moon Pandora, which corporate interests are strip-mining for a mineral worth $20...
Blue Jasmine

Blue Jasmine (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 07/25/2013
After everything in her life falls to pieces, including her marriage to wealthy businessman Hal, elegant New York socialite Jasmine moves into her sister Ginger's modest apartment in San Francisco to try to pull herself back together again.
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 130 minutes Release date: 07/10/2014
A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as both sides are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as Earth's dominant species.
Hundred-Foot Journey

The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014)

Rated: PG Runtime: 122 minutes Release date: 08/07/2014
Hassan Kadam is a culinary ingénue with the gastronomic equivalent of perfect pitch. Displaced from their native India, the Kadam family, led by Papa, settles in the quaint village of Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val in the south of France. Filled with charm, it is both picturesque and elegant - the ideal place to settle down and open an Indian restaurant, the Maison Mumbai. That is, until the chilly chef...
5 to 7

5 to 7 (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Jauja

Jauja (2015)

Rated: None Runtime: 108 minutes Release date: 03/19/2015
Captain Gunnar Dinesen has come from Denmark with his fifteen year-old daughter Ingeborg to a remote military outpost in Patagonia during the so-called 'Conquest of the Desert,' a genocidal campaign against the aboriginal population of the region, to take an engineering job with the Argentine army. Being the only female in the area, Ingeborg creates quite a stir among the men. She falls in love...
Timbuktu

Timbuktu (2015)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 97 minutes Release date: 01/27/2015
Not far from Timbuktu, now ruled by the religious fundamentalists, Kidane lives peacefully in the dunes with his wife Satima, his daughter Toya, and Issan, their twelve-year-old shepherd. In town, the people suffer powerlessly from the regime of terror imposed by the Jihadists who are determined to control their faith. Music, laughter, cigarettes, even soccer have been banned. The women have...

Dancing Arabs (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Eyad, a boy from an Arab village has the opportunity to attend a prestigious boarding school in Jerusalem and tries hard to fit in with the Jewish-Israeli culture of the late 1980s. He develops a close friendship with Jonathan, who suffers from muscular dystrophy, and is embraced as a member of family by Jonathan's mother Edna. Time passes and as Saddam Hussein's Scud missiles loom over the...
Inherent Vice

Inherent Vice (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 148 minutes Release date: 12/11/2014
It's 1970, and paranoia is running the day when private eye Doc Sportello's ex-old lady suddenly shows up out of nowhere. She says she's in love with her billionaire, land developer boyfriend, and that his wife and her boyfriend are plotting to kidnap him and throw him in a loony bin. Doc knows that "love" is another of those overused words of the moment, like "trip" or "groovy," and that it...
Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2012)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 122 minutes Release date: 05/03/2012
A group of British retirees decide to "outsource" their retirement to less expensive and seemingly exotic India. Enticed by advertisements for the newly restored Marigold Hotel and bolstered with visions of a life of leisure, they arrive to find the palace a shell of its former self. Though the new environment is less luxurious than imagined, they are forever transformed by their shared...
Borat: Cultural Learnings Of America For Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan

Borat: Cultural Learnings Of America For Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)

Rated: R Runtime: 84 minutes Release date: 11/02/2006
Journalist Borat Sagdiyev leaves his native Kazakhstan to travel to America to make a documentary. As he zigzags across the nation, Borat meets real people in real situations with hysterical consequences. His backwards behavior generates strong reactions around him, exposing prejudices and hypocrisies in American culture. In some cases, Borat's interview subjects embrace his outrageous views on...
Birdcage

The Birdcage (1996)

Rated: R Runtime: 117 minutes Release date: 03/07/1996
Armand and Albert have a home life many would envy. They share a long-term committed relationship encompassing their lives and careers and have together raised Armand's son Val. When Val announces his engagement to the daughter of an ultra-conservative U.S. Senator, what choice is there but to accept his decision with love? Meanwhile, Senator Keeley and his wife are watching his right-wing...
Jumping the Broom

Jumping the Broom (2011)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 108 minutes Release date: 05/05/2011
A collision of worlds occurs when two African-American families from divergent socioeconomic backgrounds get together one weekend in Martha's Vineyard for the wedding of Sabrina and Jason. But doubts about their impending marriage begin to seep in when they confront difficult future in-laws, pressure from friends, and revelations of dirty secrets.
Pride

Pride (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 120 minutes Release date: 09/25/2014
It's the summer of 1984, Margaret Thatcher is in power and the National Union of Mineworkers is on strike, prompting a London-based group of gay and lesbian activists to raise money to support the strikers' families. Initially rebuffed by the Union, the group identifies a tiny mining village in Wales and sets off to make their donation in person. As the strike drags on, the two groups discover...
marche

La marche (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/26/2013
1983, France: Racial intolerance and related violence are common and teenage Mohammed is wounded during a police shooting. After leaving the hospital, he decides to launch a peaceful march for racial equality and is joined by two other teenagers and a priest. During the 600 mile walk from Marseille to Paris, they preach tolerance and non-violence, even though they are at times bullied and some of...
Neighbors

Neighbors (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 91 minutes Release date: 05/08/2014
By all appearances, new parents Mac and Kelly Radner are living the American Dream, complete with an adorable little girl and a beautiful new starter home in the suburbs. Still, the thirty-somethings want to believe that they have a modicum of coolness left within them, but this phase of life is proving to be a challenge, as the reformed partyers struggle with the realities of entering an...
Cas & Dylan

Cas & Dylan (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 04/03/2014
Seriously ill and grieving the death of his wife, 61-year-old Dr. Cas Pepper is suicidal when he decides to dump everything and drive to British Columbia. On his way, he meets Dylan, an unpredictable 22-year-old girl who dreams of becoming a writer. He reluctantly agrees to take her home, where they are greeted by her abusive and armed boyfriend. In self-defense, Cas ends up hurting the man with...
Million Dollar Arm

Million Dollar Arm (2014)

Rated: PG Runtime: 124 minutes Release date: 05/15/2014
In a last ditch effort to save his career as a sports agent, JB Bernstein concocts a scheme to find baseball's next great pitching ace. Hoping to find a young cricket pitcher he can turn into a major league baseball star, JB travels to India to produce a reality show competition called "Million Dollar Arm." With the help of a cantankerous but eagle-eyed, retired baseball scout, he discovers Dinesh...
Valley of Angels

Valley of Angels (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 08/13/2014
West Los Angeles - home of the young, rich and hip. It is also home to twenty-five year old Zachary "Zeus" Andrews. Transplanted from Chicago as a kid, Zeus never fit into the hip LA culture. As a way to make a living in his undesirable world, Zeus peddles drugs to wealthy kids. He desperately seeks the path on which his destiny lies - that is until he meets a girl who seems to transcend the...
Witness

Witness (1985)

Rated: R Runtime: 112 minutes Release date: 02/07/1985
A young Amish boy, visiting Philadelphia with his widowed mother, witnesses a murder. When the detective on the case discovers a police cover-up, he realizes his, the boy's and the mother's lives are in jeopardy. He hides out in Amish country, living amongst the community and having to abide by their peaceful customs.Things get more complicated when he falls in love with the young widow. But, soon...
Red Heat

Red Heat (1988)

Rated: R Runtime: 103 minutes Release date: 06/16/1988
A tough, disciplined Russian policeman teams up with an unpredictable, wise-cracking Chicago detective to track down the most wanted Russian criminal.
Lawrence of Arabia

Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

Rated: G Runtime: 226 minutes Release date: 12/15/1962
Stunning in scope, visually magnificent, and filled with compelling performances, David Lean's epic masterpiece is one of the great achievements in cinematic history. Peter O'Toole stars as T.E. Lawrence, a British officer who is sent to Arabia in 1917, and becomes a heroic leader in the Arabic rebellion against the Turks. As he grows more integrated into Arab society, his loyalties become...
Wedding Video

The Wedding Video (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 94 minutes Release date: 05/08/2014
When Tim decides to finally settle down and get married, he asks his bumbling brother, Raif, to be his best man. Raif decides to make a no-holds-barred documentary of everything that happens leading up to the posh ceremony and give it to the happy couple as a gift. But as the big day approaches, nothing is going as planned, the video is capturing a culture clash between families of epic...
My Big Fat Greek Wedding

My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)

Rated: PG Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 04/18/2002
Toula Portokalos' family from the suburbs of Chicago promotes exactly three traditional values - "Marry a Greek boy, have Greek babies, and feed everyone." From an early age, she is mortified by their patriotic 'over-the-top' ways. When she falls in love with Ian, a WASPy non-Greek, Toula struggles to get her family to accept her eager fiance while she herself comes to terms with her heritage...