Rice movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant rice movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, stylized, intense, visually appealing and rough films and TV shows about / with rice, death, blood, family relations, fight, friendship, cigarette smoking, murder, children and violence plots mostly in Drama, Action and Romance genres shot in Japan, USA, Hong Kong and other countries.
rice movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as rice: Rice People (1994), Ip Man (2008), Mother (2009), Bang Rajan (2000), Fearless (2006), Basmati Blues (2017), T2 (2009), Banaue: Stairway to the Sky (1975), Human (1962), Freedom Strikes a Blow (1973).

List of rice movies

Rice People (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cambodia, France, Switzerland, Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A poor, rural Cambodian family slowly disintegrates during the cycle of a single rice crop in this moving, and beautifully photographed European drama adapted from a novel by Shahnon Ahmad. Pouev, his wife Om, and his seven children, live in a small ...
Plot: rice, rice field, single parent, death of husband, farm, countryside, farming, family relations, farmer, village, poison, death ...
Place: cambodia, southeast asia
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Ip Man (2008)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A semi-biographical account of Yip Man, the first martial arts master to teach the Chinese martial art of Wing Chun. The film focuses on events surrounding Ip that took place in the city of Foshan between the 1930s to 1940s during the Second ...
Style: suspenseful, uplifting, exciting, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, human spirit, fist fighting, kung fu, warrior, wing chun, courage, bravery, invasion, fistfight, sino japanese war ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 40s, 1940s ...
Place: china, asia, hong kong, japan, tokyo
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Mother (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A mother lives quietly with her twenty-eight-year-old son, Do-joon, providing herbs and acupuncture to neighbors. One day, a girl is brutally murdered, and Do-joon is charged with the killing. Now, it's his mother's call whether to prove ...
Style: serious, tense, suspense, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: murder, investigation, parents and children, uncover truth, determination, amateur detective, arrest, single parent, mentally challenged, crime, crimes, desperation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2002
Place: south korea, asia, korea, tokyo
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Bang Rajan (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Thailand
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Set right before the fall of Thailand's old capital, Ayuttaya, Bang Rajan draws on the legend of a village of fighters who bravely fended off the Burmese armies. With no support from the Royal army, the villagers drives the invading Burmese ...
Style: exciting, rough, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: axe, battles, battlefield, resistance, warrior, battle, massacre, army, sword fight, leader, village, rebelliousness ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: thailand, burma, asia, massachusetts
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Fearless (2006)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: China, Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Huo Yuan Jia became the most famous martial arts fighter in all of China at the turn of the 20th Century. Huo faced personal tragedy but ultimately fought his way out of darkness, defining the true spirit of martial arts and also inspiring his ...
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, kung fu, martial arts tournament, friendship, exile, patriotism, hopes, redemption, childhood, warrior, duel ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1910s, turn of the century
Place: china, shanghai, asia, japan, shanghai china ...
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Basmati Blues (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Linda Watt is a sheltered but brilliant young scientist who is plucked out of her company's lab and sent to India by her CEO to sell "Rice 9," a genetically modified rice she's created. However, unbeknownst to her, the rice will ...
Style: romantic, sweet, sincere, scenic, light
Plot: romance, journey, job, deception, love, doctor, society, rice field, female scientist, strong female character, exploitation, strong female lead ...
Place: india
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T2 (2009)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Philippines
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Save an Orphan Volunteer is taking care of a young girl, who is being stalked by Engkantos, as the chase begins, the lives that surrounding them maybe at risk.
Plot: orphan, halloween, rice field, office, ouija board, duck, airplane, rat, pig, sadness, barge, clock ...
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Thicker Than Water: The Vampire Diaries Part 1 (2008)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A dark comedy about a family taking care of their vampire daughter.
Plot: garden, lost, parasite, sacrifice, mormon, missionary, jealousy, interview, hell, terror, cheerleader, blood ...
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Banaue: Stairway to the Sky (1975)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 154 min.
Story: The Ifugao tribe’s quest for the promised land is paved with good intentions.
Plot: mountain, branding, migration, honor, ritual, arrow, battle, star, rock, ultimatum, suicide, deadline ...
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Human (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The ship Kaijin Maru is left adrift after losing all means of navigation in a storm. The four people on the ship are becoming increasingly desperate as food and water run out.
Style: suspense
Plot: stranded, murder, shipwreck, fight, storm, ocean, cannibalism, hunger, malnutrition, selfishness, suicide, guilt ...
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Freedom Strikes a Blow (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A martial arts fighter, haunted by his past, takes a job as a dock worker in a small village. His vow never to fight again is tested by the cruel owner of the pier.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: kung fu, disarming someone, broken neck, drunkenness, false name, starvation, blood, martial artist, brawl, regret, remorse, gambling ...
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Bagi, the Monster of Mighty Nature (1984)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Tezuka Osamu's tale of a genetically engineered pink American Mountain-lion named Bagi and the friendship she develops with Ryo, a lonesome bike gang member.
Style: twists and turns
Plot: anthropomorphic animal, kitten, rice, genetic engineering, furry, laboratory, plot twist, biker, seductive behavior, misunderstanding, mountain lion, dead mother ...
Place: south america
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Nostalgia for the Countryside (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Vietnam, Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Set in a small village in North Vietnam, a tale of awakening which traces a growing love triangle between Nham, an earnest and responsible 17-year-old country boy; the charming Ngu, his lonely and naive sister-in-law with whom he works closely in ...
Plot: countryside, tradition, neighbor, culture clash, drinking, truck, death of father, return home, brother brother relationship, drink, teenage boy, vietnamese ...
Place: vietnam
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The Game of Juan's Life (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The Game of Juan’s Life explores two hours in the life of Juan Reyes, a live-sex performer at an underground gay bar, who has decided to leave Manila and go back to his home province. On the day of his departure, he will take us with him as he ...
Plot: billiards, staircase, chess, gay relationship, photograph, poster, candle, loan, nudity (full frontal - brief), queue, reality, escapades ...
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The Rapture of Fe (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Story: In this metaphoric story of violence and resilience from director Alvin Yapan, Fe (Irma Adlawan) returns home to the Philippines after several years of working overseas, her job a victim of global economic shifts. Fe is initially greeted with ...
Plot: laundry, escape, candle, husband wife relationship, tricycle, gift, lynching, tree, bamboo, excavation, shopping cart, husband hits wife ...
Place: the philippines
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Heartbreak Library (2008)
Genre: Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Eun-soo, a librarian watches for book vandalism that currently happens in the library. One day, she catches Jun-oh tearing off certain page of books. Eun-soo accuses him of vandalism but soon discovers the complex story behind his actions. ...
Style: entertaining, romantic, light, captivating
Plot: love and romance, male female relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love letter, relationships, love story, librarian, romantic relationship, assistant, laundry drying on clothes line, nosebleed, capture ...
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Bemani (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman tries to escape from the much older man she was forced to marry.
Style: dark
Plot: burnt face, hand, divorce, mother, drug addiction, fatalism, blood, soldier, religious fanaticism, shepherd, shoes, room ...
Place: iraq, iran
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Floating Lives (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Vietnam
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Set in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam, the film tells a story of Mr. Vo and his children. Vo, enraged by his wife’s infidelity, burns down his house and all his memories of the past.
Plot: rape, rice, sex, duck, boat, father daughter relationship, flashback, river, family relations
Place: vietnam
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Vinyan: Lost Souls (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, UK, Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A couple leaves the civilized world behind and descends into a living nightmare in this chilling horror thriller. Six months after losing her only child in the Southeast Asia tsunami, Jeanne (Emmanuelle Beart, Mission: Impossible) is convinced she ...
Style: psychological, rough, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: stranded, island, tsunami, missing person, survival, jungle, isolation, danger, missing child, orphan, couple relations, feral child ...
Time: contemporary
Place: thailand, burma, asia
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Little White Lies (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Despite a traumatic event, a group of friends decide to go ahead with their annual beach vacation. Their relationships, convictions, sense of guilt and friendship are sorely tested. They are finally forced to own up to the little white lies ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, emotional, talky, realistic ...
Plot: vacation, country house, group of friends, friendship, beach house, human nature, thirtysomething life, unfulfillment, marital problem, breaking point, ex couple relations, reunion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
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Ip Man 2 (2010)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Having defeated the best fighters of the Imperial Japanese army in occupied Shanghai, Ip Man and his family settle in post-war Hong Kong.Struggling to make a living, Master Ip opens a kung fu school to bring his celebrated art of Wing Chun to the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, fist fighting, martial artist, warrior, pride and honor, contests and competitions, courage, heroes, hopes, fistfight, translator ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1949, 50s ...
Place: hong kong, asia, china, tokyo, japan ...
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Lola (1961)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lola, is a 1961 film, the debut film directed by Jacques Demy as a tribute to director Max Ophüls and is described by Demy as a "musical without music". Anouk Aimée starred in the title role. The film was restored and re-released by ...
Style: sentimental, atmospheric, touching, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cabaret, love triangle, single mother, bittersweet, romance, hopes, youth, love and romance, gender, transvestism, couples, family relations ...
Time: 60s, post world war two
Place: europe, france, brittany, chicago illinois, johannesburg south africa ...
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Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico, China
Duration: 137 min.
Story: The Bride unwaveringly continues on her roaring rampage of revenge against the band of assassins who had tried to kill her and her unborn child. She visits each of her former associates one-by-one, checking off the victims on her Death List Five ...
Style: non-linear, atmospheric, captivating, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dark humor, vengeance, female assassin, female warrior, mentor, master warrior, death, sword fight, pride and honor, journey, rivalry, respect ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: el paso texas, tokyo, japan, mexico
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To Live (1994)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Fugui and Jiazhen endure tumultuous events in China as their personal fortunes move from wealthy landownership to peasantry.
Style: epic, touching, emotional, tense, serious ...
Plot: gambling, communism, politics, destiny, wedding, family relations, funeral, battles, hopes, cultural revolution, child abuse, poverty ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s ...
Place: china, asia, taiwan
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Grave of the Fireflies (1988)
Genre: Animation, Drama, War
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In the final months of World War II, 14-year-old Seita and his sister Setsuko are orphaned when their mother is killed during an air raid in Kobe, Japan. After a falling out with their aunt, they move into an abandoned bomb shelter. With no ...
Style: touching, harsh, heartbreaking, stylized, depressing ...
Plot: orphan, siblings relations, survival, world war two, hunger, hiding place, loss of parent, death of parent, bomb, theft, war, homelessness ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, post world war two, year 1945
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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Village of Dreams (1996)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Tells of the childhood of two nine-year-old twins in a rural village in Japan after World War 2. Includes the boys relationships with their schoolteacher mother, civil servant father, elderly landlord, a rough new boy at the school, and three ...
Style: experimental, realistic, serious, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: family relations, village, countryside, prank, twins, friendship, innocence lost, young heroes, coming of age, mischievous children, youth, reunion ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: japan, asia, kyoto japan, tokyo
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A Bright Shining Lie (1998)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Something in his past keeps career Army man John Paul Vann from advancing past colonel. He views being sent to Vietnam as part of the US military advisory force a stepping stone to promotion. However, he disagrees vocally (and on the record) with ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: vietnam war, vietcong, pregnancy, military, soldier, insurgent, state affairs, media, danger, rebellion, couples, battles ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia, saigon
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Battle Royale (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the future, the Japanese government captures a class of ninth-grade students and forces them to kill each other under the revolutionary "Battle Royale" act.
Style: bleak, disturbing, twist ending, exciting, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: game of death, death, cruelty, contests and competitions, desperation, survival, island, future dystopia, captivity, survivor, massacre, teacher ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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K-20: The Fiend with Twenty Faces (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 137 min.
Story: In an alternate version of 1949 Japan in which World War II never happened, the Japanese capital of Teito is home to both an ultra rich upper class and the dirt poor masses. The city is thrown into a state of panic when a phantom thief called “The ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious ...
Plot: chase, heroes, rivalry, dishonesty, society, secret identity, adventure, escapades, master criminal, danger, crimes, fighting crime ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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Treeless Mountain (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, South Korea
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In Seoul, Korea, two sisters must look after each other when their mother leaves them to search for their estranged father.
Style: sincere, psychological, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: single parent, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, when the parents are away, family in crisis, youth, sister sister relationship, aunt niece relationship, child's point of view, grandmother granddaughter relationship, single mother, little girl ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seoul
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