Tag: based on novel

Kagero-za (1981) 6.9

Kagero-za (1981)

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Storyline:A 1920s playwright meets a beautiful woman who may be the ghost of his patron's deceased wife.User Reviews: A 1920s playwright (Yûsaku Matsuda of "Black Rain") meets a beautiful woman (Michiyo Ohku...

Hell on Frisco Bay (1955) 6.5

Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)

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Storyline:When ex-cop Steve Rollins is released from San Quentin after five years, his only thoughts are of revenge on the men who framed him for manslaughter. Back in San Francisco, his quest for the truth brings him...

12 Suicidal Teens (2019) 5.8

12 Suicidal Teens (2019)

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Storyline:Twelve kids go into an abandoned hospital to give up on life. In the room where they meet, a boy is already lying dead, and no one knows who he is.User Reviews: Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos,...

Sense and Sensibility (1995) 7.7

Sense and Sensibility (1995)

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Storyline:When Mr. Dashwood dies, he must leave the bulk of his estate to the son by his first marriage, which leaves his second wife and their three daughters (Elinor, Marianne, and Margaret) in straitened circumstan...

The Hunters (1958) 6.4

The Hunters (1958)

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Storyline:In 1952, as the Korean War rages on, American officers land in Kyoto. Among them are Major Ceve Saville, assigned to a fighter squadron, and Lieutenant Carl Abbott. The latter neglects his charming wife Kris...

The Chaperone (2018) 6.4

The Chaperone (2018)

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Storyline:In this handsome period piece perfectly suited for cinephiles of all stripes, director Michael Engler (Downton Abbey, 30 Rock, Six Feet Under) and screenwriter Julian Fellowes (Downton Abbey, Gosford Park) b...

The Stray Bullet (1961) 7.4

The Stray Bullet (1961)

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Storyline:A public accountant's salary is far too small for him to even get a cavity fixed, let alone support his family. However, he must somehow provide for his senile, shell-shocked mother, his malnurished, pregnan...

Naples ’44 (2016) 6.8

Naples ’44 (2016)

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Storyline:Francesco Patierno brings Norman Lewis' war diary to life in a feature documentary linking unique archive, with feature film footage and accompanied by the narration of Lewis' words made by Oscar Nominated B...

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (2001) 7.6

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (2001)

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Storyline:This is the tale of Harry Potter, an ordinary 11-year-old boy serving as a sort of slave for his aunt and uncle who learns that he is actually a wizard and has been invited to attend the Hogwarts School for ...

The Kentuckian (1955) 6.3

The Kentuckian (1955)

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Storyline:A delicious love story centered around a single father attempting raise his son despite the temptations of liquor and women. Lancaster shines as the stable and regal frontiersman fending off the seductions o...

Desert Hearts (1985) 7

Desert Hearts (1985)

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Storyline:It is 1950s Nevada, and Professor Vivian Bell arrives to get a divorce. She's unsatisfied with her marriage, and feels out of place at the ranch she stays on, she finds herself increasingly drawn to Cay Rive...

It (2017) 7.4

It (2017)

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Storyline:In the Town of Derry, the local kids are disappearing one by one. In a place known as 'The Barrens', a group of seven kids are united by their horrifying and strange encounters with an evil clown and their d...

The Deadly Affair (1967) 6.8

The Deadly Affair (1967)

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Storyline:After Charles Dobbs, a security officer, has a friendly chat with Samuel Fennan from the Foreign Office, the man commits suicide. An anonymous typed letter had been received accusing Fennan of being a Commun...

Needful Things (1993) 6.2

Needful Things (1993)

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Storyline:Castle Rock, New England, is a nice place to live and grow and Sheriff Alan Pangborn moves from the big city to the town expecting a quiet life. When Leland Gaunt opens the store Needful Things, he seems to ...

Bonjour Tristesse (1958) 6.9

Bonjour Tristesse (1958)

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Storyline:Cecile, decadent young girl who lives with her rich playboy father Raymond. When Anne, Raymond's old love interest, comes to Raymond's villa, Cecile is afraid for her way of life. Written by ...

Rumble Fish (1983) 7.2

Rumble Fish (1983)

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Storyline:Rusty James is the leader of a small, dying gang in an industrial town. He lives in the shadow of the memory of his absent, older brother -- The Motorcycle Boy. His mother has left, his father drinks, school...

Youth in Revolt (2009) 6.5

Youth in Revolt (2009)

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Storyline:At 16, Nick Twisp is wry about his teen funk: he lives in Oakland with his sex-addled mother; his father's child support is her meal ticket. While camping in Ukiah, Nick meets Sheeni: for him, it's love at f...

Nocturnal Animals (2016) 7.5

Nocturnal Animals (2016)

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Storyline:A "story inside a story," in which the first part follows a woman named Susan who receives a book manuscript from her ex-husband, a man whom she left 20 years earlier, asking for her opinion. The second elem...

Valmont (1989) 7

Valmont (1989)

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Storyline:Set in Baroque France, a scheming widow and her lover make a bet regarding the corruption of a recently married woman. The lover, Valmont, bets that he can seduce her, even though she is an honorable woman. ...

The Borrowers (1997) 5.9

The Borrowers (1997)

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Storyline:The Borrowers are four-inch high "little people" who live under the floorboards. When the owner of the house they live in dies and her evil lawyer Ocious P. Potter wants to destroy the house to build luxury ...

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016) 5.8

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016)

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Storyline:The five highly trained Bennett sisters in Georgian England must try to protect themselves from the growing zombie threat, find suitable husbands for themselves, battle marriage proposals and unlikely suitor...

Von Ryan’s Express (1965) 7.1

Von Ryan’s Express (1965)

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Storyline:Ryan, an American POW, leads his fellow prisoners on a dangerous escape from the Germans in Italy. Having seemingly made errors of judgment, Ryan has to win the support of the mainly British soldiers he is c...

Day of the Outlaw (1959) 7.3

Day of the Outlaw (1959)

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Storyline:Cowboys and ranchers have to put their differences aside when a gang of outlaws, led by army captain Jack Bruhn, decide to spend the night in a little Western town. Written by Mattias Thuress...

Drums Along the Mohawk (1939) 7.1

Drums Along the Mohawk (1939)

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Storyline:In Revolutionary America, Gil Martin takes his new wife Lana back to his farm in upstate New York. The area is remote and a distance from the fort but they are happy living in their one room cabin. With the ...

Disgrace (2008) 6.6

Disgrace (2008)

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Storyline:Cape Town professor David Lurie blatantly refuses to defend himself for an affair with a colored student whom he gave a passing grade for an exam she didn't even attend. Dismissed, he moves to his daughter L...

Hawaii (1966) 6.6

Hawaii (1966)

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Storyline:Abner Hale, a rigid and humorless New England missionary, marries the beautiful Jerusha Bromley and takes her to the exotic island kingdom of Hawaii, intent on converting the natives. But the clash between t...

Fixed Bayonets! (1951) 7

Fixed Bayonets! (1951)

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Storyline:The story of a platoon during the Korean War. One by one Corporal Denno's superiors are killed until it comes to the point where he must try to take command responsibility.User Reviews: This Korean war(1951-...

How Green Was My Valley (1941) 7.8

How Green Was My Valley (1941)

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Storyline:Life is hard in a Welsh mining town and no less so for the Morgan family. Seen through the eyes of the family's youngest, Huw, we learn of the family's trials and tribulations. Family patriarch Gwilym and hi...

Downhill Racer (1969) 6.5

Downhill Racer (1969)

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Storyline:David Chappellet is a mean-spirited skier, who profits from another skier's injury to gain a spot on the American Olympic team. His roommate sums up his goals when he observes of David, "He's not for the tea...

Jamie Marks Is Dead (2014) 5.5

Jamie Marks Is Dead (2014)

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Storyline:In a wintry small town, the body of a teenager named Jamie Marks is found by the river. Adam, the star of his cross-country team, becomes fascinated with Jamie-a boy nobody really knew or interacted with, ex...