Keyword: culture clash

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...
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.
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.
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.
Deadly Code

Deadly Code (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 08/23/2014
Grandfather Kuzya is the leader of a Siberian criminal clan banished to live in the punishment town of Transnistria in 1985. There, he schools his grandson on the "honest criminal" code of their community, which must never be broken.
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...
Bringing Down the House

Bringing Down the House (2003)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 03/02/2003
Peter Sanderson is a divorced, straight-laced, uptight attorney who still loves his ex-wife and can't figure out what he did wrong to make her leave him. However, Peter's trying to move on, and he's smitten with a brainy, bombshell barrister he's been chatting with online. However, when she comes to his house for their first face-to-face, she isn't refined, isn't Ivy League, and isn't even a...
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...
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...
5 to 7

5 to 7 (2013)

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

The Boxtrolls (2014)

Rated: PG Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 09/25/2014
Cheesebridge is a posh Victorian-era town obsessed with wealth, class and the stinkiest of fine cheeses. Beneath its charming cobblestone streets dwell the Boxtrolls, foul monsters who crawl out of the sewers at night and steal what the townspeople hold most dear: their children and their cheeses. At least, that's the legend residents have always believed. In truth, the Boxtrolls are an...
Good Lie

The Good Lie (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 110 minutes Release date: 10/02/2014
Mamere and Theo are sons of the Chief in their village in Southern Sudan. When an attack by the Northern militia destroys their home and kills their parents, eldest son Theo is forced to assume the role of Chief and lead a group of young survivors, including his sister Abital, away from harm. But the hostile, treacherous terrain has other dangers in store for them. As the tattered group makes...
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...
Notting Hill

Notting Hill (1999)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 123 minutes Release date: 05/27/1999
William Thacker is a shy London bookseller who has never had much luck with women. When Hollywood star Anna Scott wanders into his shop, he is transfixed, but doesn't expect to see her again. But coincidence brings them together again, and soon the unlikely couple are falling in love, and must deal with the problems of a relationship between a star and an ordinary guy.
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...
Hard

Die Hard (1988)

Rated: R Runtime: 127 minutes Release date: 07/12/1988
New York detective John McClane inadvertently becomes embroiled in a hostage situation when his estranged wife's office is taken over by German terrorists in Los Angeles. Based on the novel "Nothing Lasts Forever" by Roderick Thorp.
Gran Torino

Gran Torino (2008)

Rated: R Runtime: 116 minutes Release date: 12/11/2008
Walt Kowalski, a grizzled Korean War veteran who can't get along with his kids or his neighbors, finds his only solace in his prize possession - a 1972 Gran Torino. When his neighbor Tao, a young Hmong teenager, tries to steal his car, Kowalski sets out to reform the youth. Drawn against his will into the life of Tao's family, Kowalski is soon taking steps to protect them from the gangs that foul...
Tarzan

Tarzan (1999)

Rated: G Runtime: 88 minutes Release date: 06/17/1999
The adventures of an orphaned infant raised by a family of gorillas and ultimately accepted as one of their own. As Tarzan matures into a young man with all the instincts of a jungle animal and the physical prowess of an athletic superstar, his life changes forever when he finally meets other humans, with whom he feels an immediate and irrestible bond.
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...
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...
Shirin in Love

Shirin in Love (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 104 minutes Release date: 03/13/2014
Shirin is an absent-minded, young Iranian-American living in "Tehrangeles" (a large Iranian community in Los Angeles) with her overbearing mother and empathetic father. Despite being engaged for years to a successful Iranian plastic surgeon in Beverly Hills, Shirin finds herself breaking loyalty and tradition when she falls in love with a mysterious young man who lives in a lighthouse in northern...
Sister Act

Sister Act (1992)

Rated: PG Runtime: 96 minutes Release date: 05/28/1992
A mobster's girlfriend cum trashy lounge singer is sent to a convent under the Witness Protection Program, and leads the choir there to national fame.
In the Heat of the Night

In the Heat of the Night (1966)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 109 minutes Release date: 12/31/1966
Philadelphia cop Virgil Tibbs is a star in his hometown but a suspect when he crosses the Mason-Dixon line. Now he must team up with a bigoted cop to bring a killer to justice.