Tag: based on novel

Bhowani Junction (1956) 6.4

Bhowani Junction (1956)

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Storyline:The year is 1947, the British are on the verge of finally leaving India. Amongst the few who are sorry to see the British leave are the Anglo-Indians, half British and half Indian, for they are going to miss...

Love and Honour (2006) 7.8

Love and Honour (2006)

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Storyline:Shinnojo, a low level samurai, lives with his pretty, dutiful and loyal wife Kayo. He has come to find his position in a castle as a food-taster for a feudal lord to be boring and pointless, and talks about ...

Wuthering Heights (1939) 7.6

Wuthering Heights (1939)

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Storyline:The story of unfortunate lovers Heathcliff and Cathy who, despite a deep affection for one another, are forced by circumstance and prejudice to live their lives apart. Heathcliff and Cathy first meet as chil...

The High and the Mighty (1954) 6.8

The High and the Mighty (1954)

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Storyline:On a flight from Hawaii to California, the engine dies on the plane Dan is flying. As he prepares for a crash landing, the passengers reassess their lives. The template for disaster movies with an Oscar-winn...

Shepherds and Butchers (2016) 6.8

Shepherds and Butchers (2016)

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Storyline:SHEPHERDS AND BUTCHERS follows a jaded lawyer, John Weber (Steve Coogan), who takes on a seemingly hopeless multiple murder case and uncovers scandalous shortcomings in South Africa's capital punishment syst...

Heller in Pink Tights (1960) 6

Heller in Pink Tights (1960)

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Storyline:Nineteenth century Wyoming: the wild West. Mild-mannered Tom Healy has a two-wagon theater troupe hounded by creditors because Angela, his leading lady and the object of his affection, constantly buys clothe...

The Cobweb (1955) 6.4

The Cobweb (1955)

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Storyline:At an exclusive psychiatric clinic, the doctors and staff are about as crazy as the patients. The clinic head, Dr. Stewart McIver, thinks that it would be good therapy for his patients to design and make new...

Gone to Earth (1950) 7.1

Gone to Earth (1950)

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Storyline:Hazel Woodus is a beautiful but innocent country girl who loves all the creatures around her, especially her pet fox cub. She is given a rough time by her father but can escape to run barefoot through the wo...

The Call of the Wild (TV Movie 1976) 6.5

The Call of the Wild (TV Movie 1976)

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Storyline:A prospector, a trapper and their sled dog battle the Klondike elements on their journey to get to the gold country.User Reviews: Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate ...

The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit (1956) 7.1

The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit (1956)

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Storyline:Tom Rath lives in Connecticut and commutes to work every day in Manhattan. He's happily married and has a loving wife and three children. Money is a bit tight and when the opportunity arises, he applies for ...

Ritual (2000) 7.4

Ritual (2000)

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Storyline:A disillusioned filmmaker has an encounter with a young girl who has a ritual of repeating "Tomorrow is my birthday" everyday. He tries to communicate with her through his video cameraUser Reviews: I must sa...

The Brass Bottle (1964) 6.5

The Brass Bottle (1964)

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Storyline:After being released from his bottle by Harold Ventimore, the genie Fakrash commits himself to improving his new master's life. The only problem is that instead of helping Harold, Fakrash tends to get his ma...

Me and You (2012) 6.6

Me and You (2012)

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Storyline:A 14-year-old pretends to go on a ski trip, but actually spends the week in isolation in his basement, escaping society's pressure. When his 25-year-old half-sister enters the basement, a few emotional and c...

Pascual Duarte (1976) 6.3

Pascual Duarte (1976)

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Storyline:User Reviews: These comments will reveal a few plot points that are essential to the film, but believe you me, a potential viewer might be interested in these before seeing the film. The screening I attende...

Foreseen (2019) 2.9

Foreseen (2019)

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Storyline:Is Karmen's ability to write a gift or a curse? She's about to find out if her entire life is a lie.User Reviews: Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite mo...

She Played with Fire (1957) 7

She Played with Fire (1957)

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Storyline:Oliver Bramwell, an insurance inspector, arrives at Lewis Manor where he is to investigate a fire that broke out there on Christmas Eve. He rings the bell and to his amazement he finds himself face to face w...

Hotel du Nord (1938) 7.7

Hotel du Nord (1938)

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Storyline:A young couple, Renee and Pierre, take one night a room at the Hotel du Nord, in Paris, near the canal Saint-Martin. They want to die together, but after having shooted at Renee, Pierre lacks of courage and ...

Josephine (1978) 7.3

Josephine (1978)

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Storyline:User Reviews: Yet another Euro film based on the memoirs of goodtime gal Josephine Mutzenbacher (aside from several softcore, there were also the XXX SENSATIONAL JANINE and PROFESSIONAL JANINE). All credits ...

The Thin Man (1934) 8

The Thin Man (1934)

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Storyline:After a four year absence, one time detective Nick Charles returns to New York with his new wife Nora and their dog, Asta. Nick re-connects with many of his old cronies, several of whom are eccentric charact...

Victor Frankenstein (2015) 6

Victor Frankenstein (2015)

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Storyline:James McAvoy and Daniel Radcliffe star in a dynamic and thrilling twist on a legendary tale. Radical scientist Victor Frankenstein (McAvoy) and his equally brilliant protégé Igor Strausman (Radcliffe) share ...

The Immortal Story (TV Movie 1968) 7.1

The Immortal Story (TV Movie 1968)

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Storyline:The Portuguese colony of Macao in the 19th century. Mr. Clay is a very rich merchant and the subject of town gossip. He has spent many years in China and is now quite old. He likes his clerk Levinsky to read...

My Best Summer (2019) 5.7

My Best Summer (2019)

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Storyline:Geng Geng had been an ordinary girl before her entry to the best high school in the province by chance. She doesn't like her life there until she meets Yu Huai, her seatmate - their names make up word "Geng ...

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...