Wise man movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant wise man movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, exciting, captivating, humorous and stylized films and TV shows about / with wise man, friendship, adventure, escapades, family, storytelling, vengeance, dialogue, heroes and mentor plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and Family genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as wise man: Peaceful Warrior (2006), Seven Days in Utopia (2011), The Prophet (2014), The Double (2013), Crusoe (2008), Kirikou and the Men and Women (2012), The Karate Kid (1984), Confucius (2010), Army of Darkness (1992), Bunraku (2010).

List of wise man movies

Peaceful Warrior (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A chance encounter with a stranger changes the life of a college gymnast.
Style: philosophical, inspirational, sincere, uplifting, serious ...
Plot: self discovery, human spirit, teaching the ways of the world, mentor, athlete and trainer, enlightenment, coach, wise man, wisdom of life, philosophy, gymnastics, rehabilitation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, new jersey
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Seven Days in Utopia (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Talent can only get you so far. For golfer Luke Chisholm, that turns out to be Utopia, Texas -- where he's left stranded after blowing his pro debut.
Style: sincere, captivating, uplifting, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: wise man, golf, human spirit, teaching the ways of the world, sport, ambition, athlete and trainer, introspection, small town, athlete's life, hopes, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas
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 7.1
 4K
The Prophet (2014)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: Qatar, France, Lebanon, Canada, USA, Ireland, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Exiled artist and poet Mustafa embarks on a journey home with his housekeeper and her daughter; together the trio must evade the authorities who fear that the truth in Mustafa's words will incite rebellion.
Style: thought provoking, mind bending, scenic, tragic ending, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: wise man, wisdom of life, introspection, single mother, friendship, painter, girl, fantasizing, house arrest, healing, mute child, hopes ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
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 6.5
 48K
The Double (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An awkward office drone becomes increasingly unhinged after a charismatic and confident look-alike takes a job at his workplace and seduces the woman he desires.
Style: psychological, bleak, surreal, humorous, neo noir ...
Plot: shyness, surrealism, paranoia, identity crisis, wise man, office, dark humor, workplace, losing-it hero, misfit, obsession, dream girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.8
 2K
Crusoe (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK, Canada, South Africa
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Crusoe is a television adventure drama based loosely on the novel Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe. The series' 13 episodes aired on NBC during the first half of the 2008–2009 television season. It follows the adventures of Robinson Crusoe: a ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: island, cannibalism, isolation, friendship, survival, sea disaster, wise man, storm, wisdom of life, friends, escapades, survivor ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england
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Kirikou and the Men and Women (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The grandfather welcomes us into his blue grotto, there was still beautiful memories of childhood to tell Kirikou: the times when he helped the men and women of his village and elsewhere ... He tells us how Kirikou, thanks to his bravery and ...
Style: exciting, feel good, captivating, light, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, danger, young heroes, village, escapades, rivalry, wise man, family, heroes, supernatural, social relations ...
Place: africa
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 7.3
 204K
The Karate Kid (1984)
Genre: Action, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Hassled by the school bullies, Daniel LaRusso has his share of adolescent woes. Luckily, his apartment building houses a resident martial arts master: Kesuke Miyagi, who agrees to train Daniel ... and ends up teaching him much more than ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, captivating, uplifting ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: karate, teaching the ways of the world, martial arts, human spirit, teenager, underdog, teenage life, martial arts tournament, sport, coming of age, ambition, self esteem ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new jersey
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 6.2
 4K
Confucius (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: China
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In 500 B.C., during Chinas famed 'Spring and Autumn Period', Kong Ze (Confucius), a commoner reverred for his outstanding wisdom, is made Minister of Law in the ancient Kingdom of Lu. Under his inspired leadership, Lu ascends to new ...
Style: contemplative, realistic, serious, captivating, epic ...
Plot: human nature, human spirit, politics, battles, historical figure, society, political unrest, heroes, hopes, state affairs, leadership, wise man ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient china, china, asia
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Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Soren, a young barn owl, is kidnapped by owls of St. Aggie's, ostensibly an orphanage, where owlets are brainwashed into becoming soldiers. He and his new friends escape to the island of Ga'Hoole, to assist its noble, wise owls who fight ...
Style: captivating, exciting, atmospheric, fairy tale, scenic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: talking animals, owl, good versus evil, adventure, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, imaginary, in the woods, heroes, family, anthropomorphism, animal life ...
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Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Anakin Skywalker, a young slave strong with the Force, is discovered on Tatooine. Meanwhile, the evil Sith have returned, enacting their plot for revenge against the Jedi.
Style: saga, stylized, serious, epic, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: space wars, apprentice, warrior, prophecy, outer space, good versus evil, sword fight, training, creature, heroes, star wars, jedi ...
Time: future, 1990s, 90s
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Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Martians, upset that their children have become obsessed with TV shows from Earth which extol the virtues of Santa Claus, start an expedition to Earth to kidnap the one and only Santa. While on Earth, they kidnap two lively children that lead the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, exciting, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: kidnapping, spacecraft, robot, space travel, alien encounter, santa claus, christmas, benign alien, imaginary, space and aliens, disorder, culture clash ...
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Army of Darkness (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A man is accidentally transported to 1300 A.D., where he must battle an army of the dead and retrieve the Necronomicon so he can return home.
Style: humorous, dark fantasy, psychotronic, offbeat, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, zombie, siege, necronomicon, good versus evil, magical, skeleton, catapult, prophecy, monster, chase, beast ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century, 90s, 1990s, 20th century ...
Place: england
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 6.2
 19K
Bunraku (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In a world with no guns, a mysterious drifter, a bartender and a young samurai plot revenge against a ruthless leader and his army of thugs, headed by nine diverse and deadly assassins.
Style: neo noir, surreal, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: drifter, vengeance, martial arts, good versus evil, cowboy, danger, profanity, revenge, duel, partners, obstacle, uninhibited rivalry ...
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A Thousand Kisses Deep (2011)
Genre: Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After witnessing an older version of herself committing suicide, Mia (Jodie Whittaker) attempts to rewrite history and thereby avert this tragic fate. She travels back in time, exploring dark secrets and lashing out against handsome Ludwig (Dougray ...
Style: psychological, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: haunted by the past, tragic love, love affair, obsession, supernatural, changing the past or future, couple relations, unfulfillment, time travel, couples, elevator, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
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Pettson and Findus (1999)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Gubben Pettson och katten Findus är nere vid sjön och fiskar. Det blåser upp, börjar snöa och blir mörkt. Vilse i stormen tvingas de söka skydd i en igloo av fiskblock och där inne berättar de om året som gått.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: pets, elderly, family, escapades, wise man, friends, animal life, friendship, countryside, family relations, cat, surrealism
Place: eastern europe
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The Night They Saved Christmas (1984)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An oil company is exploring two Arctic sites for oil. The needed blasting at the first site rocks Santa Claus' North Pole village. He realizes that any blasting at the second site will destroy his home. He enlists the aid of a woman and her ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friends, wise man, village, friendship, legends and myths, save the day, rescue, danger, heroes, adventure, family, escapades ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
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The Letter for the King (2008)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Young Tiuri has to pass the final test before before being knighted by king Dagonaut. He has to pass a night in the chapel, what is suddenly disturbed by a strangers request of help. With his decision to help the stranger, Tiuri abandons his given ...
Style: feel good, entertaining, sincere, exciting, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, heroic mission, escapades, heroes, danger, friendship, obsessive quest, knight, youth, rivalry, family, sword fight ...
Time: middle ages
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The Wisdom of the Gnomes (1987)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: Spain, Portugal
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Wisdom of the Gnomes is an animated series produced by Spanish company BRB Internacional about Gnomes. It was a spin-off of the series The World of David the Gnome. It was based on the books The Secret Book of Gnomes by Wil Huygen. Other sequels, ...
Style: sentimental, uplifting, serious
Audience: kids
Plot: wise man, imaginary, escapades, adventure, family, danger, dangerous animal, elderly, animal life, wisdom of life, in the woods, friendship ...
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Zatoichi's Vengeance (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Zatoichi comes upon a dying man who asks him to give a bag of money to "Taichi". Zatoichi has no idea who this is but when he comes upon a small town harassed by gangsters, he finds that "Taichi" was the man's young son. ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Plot: samurai, graphic violence, deadly, gangsters, one man army, escapades, master warrior, adventure, heroes, lone wolves, crimes, friendship ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
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The Karate Kid Part III (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Kreese, his life in tatters after his karate school was defeated by Daniel and Mr. Miyagi, visits Terry, a friend from Vietnam. Terry is a ruthless business man and a martial arts expert, and he vows to help Kreese take revenge on Daniel and Mr. ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, realistic, serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: martial arts, martial arts tournament, teenager, mentor protege relationship, karate, master warrior, family, friendship, friends, power relations, rivalry, coming of age ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, tahiti, vietnam, japan ...
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The Karate Kid Part II (1986)
Genre: Action, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Mr. Miyagi and Daniel take a trip to Okinawa to visit Mr. Miyagi's dying father. After arriving Mr. Miyagi finds he still has feelings for an old love. This stirs up trouble with an old rival who he originally left Okinawa to avoid. In the mean ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, sincere, emotional ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: underdog, martial arts, village, revenge, teenager, mentor protege relationship, karate, feud, typhoon, death of father, family, romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: japan, okinawa, asia, okinawa japan, los angeles ...
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Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 121 min.
Story: An officially "dead" cop is trained to become an extraordinary unique assassin in service of the US President.
Style: exciting, captivating, humorous, tense, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, adventure, secret agents, faked death, conspiracy, new identity, heroes, power relations, cure, teachers and students, teaching the ways of the world, heroic mission ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, pentagon, korea, washington d.c.
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Mysterious Island (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, New Zealand
Duration: 85 min.
TV show
Story: Mysterious Island is a Canadian television series based on Jules Verne's novel L'Île mystérieuse. It ran for one season in 1995. The beginning of the series is much as in the novel. A group of refugees attempting to escape the American ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating
Plot: mysterious place, disorder, wise man, ocean or sea, life turned upside down, experimenting, friends, escape attempt, friendship, uncover truth, isolation, island ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
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Once Upon a Time Was the Space (1982)
Genre: Animation, Family, Sci-Fi, Adventure
Country: Netherlands, France, Italy, Spain, Japan, Canada, Argentina
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Once Upon a Time… Space is a French/Japanese animated TV series from 1982, directed by Albert Barillé. The series was animated in Japan by the animation studio Eiken, and is thus considered to be anime as it also aired on Japanese TV, albeit not ...
Style: futuristic, captivating, serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: outer space, imaginary, space and aliens, wise man, space station, wisdom of life, computer system, spacewalk, mars, human nature, society, escapades ...
Time: future
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Akira Kurosawa's Dreams (1990)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A collection of magical tales based upon the actual dreams of director Akira Kurosawa.
Style: atmospheric, surreal, contemplative, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: apocalypse, tunnel, painting, contamination, rain, legends and myths, artist, life & death, nuclear, nuclear holocaust, chaos, nuclear threat ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: japan, mount fuji, asia, pacific ocean, tokyo
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 6.2
 167K
The Karate Kid (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA, China
Duration: 140 min.
Story: 12-year-old Dre Parker could have been the most popular kid in Detroit, but his mother's latest career move has landed him in China. Dre immediately falls for his classmate Mei Ying but the cultural differences make such a friendship ...
Style: inspirational, sincere, sentimental, uplifting, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: underdog, contests and competitions, human spirit, sport, friendship, teachers and students, teaching the ways of the world, martial arts, family, coach, rivalry, martial arts school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: china, asia, detroit, michigan, beijing china ...
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 7.2
 1K
Cane (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Cane is an American television drama created by Cynthia Cidre, who also served as executive producer alongside Jonathan Prince, Jimmy Iovine and Polly Anthony. The pilot was directed by Christian Duguay. The show chronicled the lives and internal ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Plot: family business, cuban american, business venture, family values, ambition, parents and children, rise to the top, intrigue, blind ambition, lust, family problems, success ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
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Looking for Eric (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sport
Country: UK, France, Italy, Belgium, Spain
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A man trying to put his life back on track gets some advice from an unexpected benefactor (the ex football player Eric Cantona) in this comedy-drama from acclaimed British director Ken Loach.
Style: surreal, touching, uplifting, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soccer, friendship, dysfunctional family, self discovery, old love, self esteem, sport, family in crisis, love and romance, daydreamer, family problems, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, manchester, texas, california
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 7.8
 77K
The Wind Rises (2013)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Japan, France, USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A lifelong love of flight inspires Japanese aviation engineer Jiro Horikoshi, whose storied career includes the creation of the A-6M World War II fighter plane.
Style: touching, stylized, atmospheric, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: tuberculosis, hopes, love, earthquake, world war two, dreams, follow your dream, inventions and discoveries, love and romance, letter, airplane, great depression ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 40s, 20s, 30s ...
Place: japan, asia, germany, tokyo
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Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The epic saga continues as Luke Skywalker, in hopes of defeating the evil Galactic Empire, learns the ways of the Jedi from aging master Yoda. But Darth Vader is more determined than ever to capture Luke. Meanwhile, rebel leader Princess Leia, cocky ...
Style: saga, psychotronic, epic, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, space battle, space wars, outer space, space and aliens, star wars, space opera, good versus evil, heroic mission, jedi, warrior, sword fight ...
Time: future, 80s
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