Translator movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant translator movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, talky, sexy, stylized and melancholic films and TV shows about / with translator, love and romance, romance, female nudity, culture clash, couples, society, dialogue, brutality and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in UK, USA, France and other countries.
translator movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as translator: The Whistle Blower (1986), The Stone Council (2006), Fear and Trembling (2003), The Skin (1981), Spanish Fly (1998), Desperate Characters (1971), Inbetween Worlds (2014), Almost a Woman (2002), God's Outlaw (1986), Meteor (1979).

List of translator movies

The Whistle Blower (1986)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A war veteran tries to investigate the murder of his son who was working as a Russian translator for the British intelligence service during the Cold War. He meets a web of deception and paranoia that seems impenetrable...
Style: rough, disturbing, tense, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: translator, murder, whistleblower, cold war, paranoia, british intelligence, amateur detective, rebellion, uncover truth, life turned upside down, state affairs, price of justice ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe
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The Stone Council (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In France, the single translator Diane Siprien adopts an Asian baby named Liu-San in a foundation directed by Sybille Weber. Years later, a weird mark appears on the boy's chest and Diane and Liu share their dreadful nightmares. Diane is ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, entertaining, captivating
Plot: adoption, translator, curses spells and rituals, mysterious character, child in peril, murder, scientist, adopted son, police, deadly, danger, blood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, mongolia, europe, france, siberia
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Fear and Trembling (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Amélie, a young Belgian woman, having spent her childhood in Japan, decides to return to live there and tries to integrate in the Japanese society. She is determined to be a "real Japanese" before her year contract runs out, though it ...
Style: realistic, witty, semi serious, clever, humorous ...
Plot: fish out of water, translator, workplace, culture clash, employer employee relationship, workplace situations, hopes, boss and employee, society, demotion, misfit, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, year 1993, 1990s, year 1990, year 1991
Place: japan, asia, belgium
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The Skin (1981)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Naples, year 1943, in the middle of World War II. The city has just be liberated by American troops in an era in which nobody knows just when the war or where begins the peace; winners and losers face...
Style: disturbing, rough, realistic, bleak, serious
Plot: translator, society, captivity, war, wartime life, chaos and mayhem, life is a bitch, against humanity, military, soldier, pimp, landmine ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: italy, naples italy, rome italy
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Spanish Fly (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain, UK, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A woman journalist, Zoe, knows better than to go into a story with her mind already made up. But that's exactly what she does when she heads off to Spain to write about its men and their macho take (as she sees it) on relationships. As she ...
Style: sexy, sexual, erotic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: translator, pregnancy, gender, transvestism, gays and lesbians, romance, artists and showbiz, love and romance, sexual relations, twentysomething life, thirtysomething life, writer's life ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, madrid, switzerland, manhattan new york city, greece ...
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Desperate Characters (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: With wit and real wisdom, Desperate Characters brilliantly examines the life of two disillusioned New Yorkers as they struggle to come to grips with the "normal" life with which they can no longer cope. Featuring powerful performances by ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, psychological, sentimental ...
Plot: translator, human nature, couples, family problems, urban, couple relations, unsupportive spouse, family relations, crumbling marriage, city life, life is a bitch, unfulfillment ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york
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John Wycliffe: The Morning Star (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: This affecting biography chronicles the life and times of prominent European philosopher John Wycliffe, who was the first to translate the Bible into English. The 14th century, Oxford University scholar often found himself caught between opposing ...
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic
Plot: clergy, translator, rivalry, religions or cults, society, human spirit, fighting the system, heroes, injustice, against the rules, hopes, rich and poor ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england, europe
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Inbetween Worlds (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jesper is a soldier in the German army, who reports for a new tour of duty in Afghanistan. His unit is to protect a village from the Taliban.
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, rough
Plot: military, soldier, translator, military life, friends, friendship, war, culture clash, danger, gain trust, battle zone, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: afghanistan, pakistan, middle east
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Almost a Woman (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young woman named Esmeralda and her family move to New York from a rural area of Puerto Rico. The transition is difficult due to the many challenges she and her family face.
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, serious
Plot: translator, coming of age, unfulfillment, immigrants, siblings relations, teachers and students, crumbling marriage, single parent, youth, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family in crisis ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, latin america, puerto rico
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God's Outlaw (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A dramatized biography of William Tyndale, the 16th Century reformer determined to translate the Bible into English, which illegal act set him at odds with the Catholic Church, Sir Thomas More and King Henry VIII.
Style: bleak, sincere, serious, thought provoking, realistic
Plot: translator, on the run, church, state affairs, life is a bitch, against the rules, anti heroes, rebellion, clergy, society, religions or cults, dishonesty ...
Time: 16th century
Place: england, germany
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Meteor (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After a collision with a comet, a nearly 8km wide piece of the asteroid "Orpheus" is heading towards Earth. If it will hit it will cause a incredible catastrophe which will probably extinguish mankind. To stop the meteor NASA wants to use ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nasa, race against time, satellite, translator, meteor, adventure, space travel, technology gone awry, forces of nature, escapades, danger, battles ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, future
Place: russia, alps, washington d.c., hong kong, manhattan new york city ...
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Gaudi Afternoon (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An American abroad finds herself falling in with an eccentric group of fellow expatriates in Spain in this comedy. Cassandra (Judy Davis) is a nomadic American who finds herself stranded in Spain, where she's found temporary work translating ...
Style: realistic, talky, offbeat, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: translator, mystery, culture clash, mistaken identity, friendship, disorder, eccentric family, dishonesty, gender bending, couples, crimes, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe, barcelona, barcelona spain, tokyo
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The Spectator (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Valeria is a passive onlooker to her own life in Turin, and she grows so obsessed with the activities of her neighbor Massimo that when he moves to Rome she decides to follow him. There she meets and unexpectedly befriends Massimo's companion ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: voyeurism, translator, crumbling marriage, romance, fall in love, family problems, couples, dishonesty, estrangement, forbidden love, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy, rome italy
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Lilting (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A young man of Chinese-Cambodian descent dies, leaving behind his isolated mother and his lover of four years. Though the two don't share a language, they grow close through their grief.
Style: touching, gloomy, psychological, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: retirement home, translator, gay relationship, misfit, culture clash, fall in love, disorder, couples, unlikely couple, love and romance, dealing with death, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
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The Past (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, Brazil
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After 12 years, Sofía and Rímini decided to separate. While Rímini finds it easy to move on and start a new life, Sofía stays stuck in the past and constantly harasses him. She reappears again and again on Rímini's horizon to reconquer ...
Style: sexual, gloomy, serious, realistic
Plot: translator, down on your luck, crumbling marriage, remarry, couple relations, breakup, couples, family problems, downfall, obsession, mentally unstable, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america
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The Second Civil War (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a planeload of Pakistani orphans are shipped to his state for permanent relocation, the governor of Idaho (Beau Bridges, who won an Emmy) defies the president (Phil Hartman) and closes the state's border. News Net Television, a cable news ...
Style: dark humor, semi serious, witty, humorous, futuristic ...
Plot: journalism, politics, white house, translator, terrorism, civil war, illegal immigration, manipulations, fighting the system, weakness, dishonesty, disorder ...
Time: future, 2000s
Place: idaho, pakistan, usa, middle east, washington d.c. ...
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Calendar (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Armenia, Canada, Germany
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A photographer and his wife travel across Armenia photographing churches for a calendar project. Travelling with them is a local man acting as their driver and guide. As the project nears completion, the distance between husband and wife grows.
Style: touching, psychological, serious, clever, realistic
Plot: translator, tour guide, curses spells and rituals, love and romance, technology gone awry, crumbling marriage, romance, couple relations, chaos, love triangle, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: armenia, macedonia, canada, turkey
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Unveiled (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Survival is not enough. Fariba Tabrizi has made it. Under peril of death she has fled from Iran. In Germany she has no alternative way of avoiding the threat of deportation other than to assume the identity of a deceased co-detainee. So what happens ...
Style: rough, psychological, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: translator, factory, lesbian interest, lesbian relationship, survival, hidden identity, politics, gays and lesbians, village life, immigrants, misfit, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
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Bee Season (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: 11-year-old Eliza is the invisible element of her family unit: her parents are both consumed with work and her brother is wrapped up in his own adolescent life. Eliza ignites not only a spark that makes her visible but one that sets into motion a ...
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, sincere, serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, mental illness, judaism, redemption, coming of age, family problems, parents and children, human nature, hopes, family relations, siblings relations, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., oakland california
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A Fine Romance (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A Fine Romance is a British situation comedy starring husband-and-wife team Judi Dench and Michael Williams. Dench's sister was played by Susan Penhaligon. It was produced by London Weekend Television and written by Bob Larbey. It was first ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: sitcom, translator, couple relations, thirtysomething life, social relations, make believe, couples, workplace romance, love and romance, romance, unlikely couple, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: england
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Autumn Marathon (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Andrey Pavlovich Buzykin, who makes a living by teaching at an institute and translating English literature, is cheating on his wife. Buzykin's main problem is that he's a kind man with a weak character. The lies he is telling his wife all ...
Style: witty, clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: midlife crisis, infidelity, translator, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, couple relations, love and romance, friendship, love triangle, romance, love affair, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: russia, europe
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Winter Sleepers (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Young blonde translator Rebecca lives with her boyfriend ski instructor Marco in a mountain villa owned by her friend, nurse Laura. Rene, local cinema projectionist, steals Marco's car and gets into a car crash with local Theo, whose daughter, ...
Style: sexual, psychological, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: coma, voyeurism, translator, hospital, nurse, mountain, couples, dishonesty, instructor, haunted by the past, redemption, memory loss ...
Time: 90s
Place: germany, europe, bavaria, spain
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Shining Through (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Spirited New Yorker Linda Voss goes to work for international lawyer and secret Office of Strategic Services operative Ed Leland just before World War II. As they fall in love, the United States enters the fight against Hitler, and Linda volunteers ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: double agent, espionage, romance, secret agents, wartime life, behind enemy lines, love and romance, working undercover, world war two, translator, nazi germany, wartime ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: germany, new york, berlin germany, usa, europe
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The Pillow Book (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, UK, France, Luxembourg, Austria
Duration: 126 min.
Story: As a young girl in Japan, Nagiko's father paints characters on her face, and her aunt reads to her from "The Pillow Book", the diary of a 10th-century lady-in-waiting. Nagiko grows up, obsessed with books, papers, and writing on ...
Style: erotic, sexual, surreal, sexy, stylized ...
Plot: model, translator, legends and myths, rebelliousness, adulthood, lifestyle, disorder, royal family, heroes, political unrest, politics, revolution ...
Time: middle ages
Place: japan, asia, shanghai, hong kong, california ...
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Captain Corelli's Mandolin (2001)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance, War
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When a Greek fisherman leaves to fight with the Greek army during WWII, his fiancee falls in love with the local Italian commander. The film is based on a novel about an Italian soldier's experiences during the Italian occupation of the Greek ...
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, intense, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: resistance fighter, italian soldier, italian army, romance, war, love and romance, social relations, impossible love, fall in love, wartime life, island, officer ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: greece, europe, albania, italy, germany
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The Art of War (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When ruthless terrorists threaten to bring down the United Nations, they frame the one man they believe can stop them: an international security expert named Shaw. Now he must run from his own allies and become a solitary force for good, as he tries ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, frame up, translator, espionage, negotiation, undercover, state affairs, crimes, drugs/alcohol, secret agents, heroic mission, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: china, usa, new york, hong kong, manhattan new york city
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Emperor (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: As the Japanese surrender at the end of WWII, Gen. Fellers is tasked with deciding if Emperor Hirohito will be hanged as a war criminal. Influencing his ruling is his quest to find Aya, an exchange student he met years earlier in the U.S.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, stylized, sincere, serious ...
Plot: emperor, investigation, war crime, translator, occupation, atomic bomb, war, military, politics, romance, missing person, love affair ...
Time: 40s, 30s, 20th century, year 1945, 1930s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, russia, china
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Madras Town (2010)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 162 min.
Story: The movie begins as an old English woman Amy Wilkinson (Carole Trungmar) almost at her death bed in London, wants to come down to Chennai in search of a young man Parithi (Arya) whom she last saw on 15 August, 1947 to return Thali necklace (sacred ...
Style: serious, realistic, epic
Plot: translator, wrestling, forbidden love, state affairs, sea disaster, romance, taxi driver, love and romance, tombs and skeletons, interracial relations, fall in love, golf ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: india
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Lipstick on Your Collar (1993)
Genre: Drama, Musical, War
Country: UK
Duration: 360 min.
Story: Musical black comedy set during the Suez Crisis, written by Dennis Potter.
Style: surreal, realistic, semi serious, humorous, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: office, translator, sex, army, looking for love, workplace romance, daydreamer, wartime life, twentysomething life, state affairs, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: england, london
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Heaven (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman takes the law into her own hands after police ignore her pleas to arrest the man responsible for her husband's death, and finds herself not only under arrest for murder but falling in love with an officer.
Style: emotional, stylized, sentimental, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: redemption, love, justice, revenge, on the run, coincidence, translator, attic, helicopter, tunnel, bomb, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
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