Tag: based-on-novel

The Incredible Journey (1963) 7.1

The Incredible Journey (1963)

The story of three pets, a cat and two dogs, who lose their owners when they are all on vacation. Can they find their way home?::Murray Chapman ...

The Balcony (1963) 6.1

The Balcony (1963)

Shelley Winters is the madame of a house where customers play out their erotic fantasies, oblivious to a revolution which is sweeping the country. When her old friend, the chief of police (Peter Falk), asks her to impers...

Too Late to Say Goodbye (2009) (TV) 5.2

Too Late to Say Goodbye (2009) (TV)

Bart Corbin's wife Jenn dies in their home, apparently suicide, as the police believes. While he moves in with young sons Taylor and Trevor at brother Bobby's, her sister Heather starts a relentless campaign, without any...

Thousand Pieces of Gold (1990) 6.9

Thousand Pieces of Gold (1990)

In 1880's China, young Lalu is sold into marriage by her impoverished father. Rather than becoming a bride, Lalu ends up in an Idaho gold-mining town, the property of a saloon owner who renames her China Polly and plans ...

Moon Pilot (1962) 5.5

Moon Pilot (1962)

An Air Force captain inadvertently volunteers to make the first manned flight around the moon. He immediately falls under the watchful protection of various security agencies, but despite all their precautions, a young w...

Sleepy Eyes of Death: Sword of Adventure (1964) 7.1

Sleepy Eyes of Death: Sword of Adventure (1964)

This film of the sleepy-eyed ronin series sees the orphan swordsman wander into a town and stumble upon the opportunity to conduct righteous deeds. With the smaller acts of kindness aside the man finds a larger plot is a...

The Rains of Ranchipur (1955) 5.9

The Rains of Ranchipur (1955)

Rich American socialite Lady Edwina Esketh, who obtained her title by marrying English Lord Albert Esketh, travels to Ranchipur where Albert hopes to buy a prize stallion from the Maharani. Theirs is not a happy marriage...

Dancing at the Harvest Moon (2002) (TV) 5.7

Dancing at the Harvest Moon (2002) (TV)

English literature teacher Maggie Webber accidentally sees her husband, lawyer Tom Webber, kiss Brigitte. When she confronts him, he says to love another, after 25 years of happy marriage, with a daughter in college, Dia...

Big Fish (2003) 8

Big Fish (2003)

United Press International journalist Will Bloom and his French freelance photojournalist wife Josephine Bloom, who is pregnant with their first child, leave their Paris base to return to Will's hometown of Ashton, Alaba...

The Arsenal Stadium Mystery (1939) 6.3

The Arsenal Stadium Mystery (1939)

During a charity soccer match between top professional side Arsenal and touring amateur side Trojans, the Trojan's new star player collapses. When he dies, Inspector Slade of Scotland Yard is called in and declares it wa...

The Tall Men (1955) 6.7

The Tall Men (1955)

Two brothers, Ben and Clint, join a cattle drive from Texas to Montana. While heading for Texas they save Nella from the Indians, and she decides to ride with them. Ben and Nella start to get romantic, but Ben isn't ambi...

Let Him Rest in Peace (1985) 6.4

Let Him Rest in Peace (1985)

The Yankees have pulled out and filling the void are the local thugs and hoodlums oppressing the town and everyone around. A doctor has come to Okinawato help his old friend. The local hoodlum is buying everything in sig...

Enola Holmes (2020) 6.1

Enola Holmes (2020)

England, 1884 - a world on the brink of change. On the morning of her 16th birthday, Enola Holmes (Millie Bobby Brown) wakes to find that her mother (Helena Bonham Carter) has disappeared, leaving behind an odd assortmen...

The Beast to Die (1980) 6.9

The Beast to Die (1980)

A journalist steals a gun from a cop after killing him and goes on a spree of robbery and murder.::Luka Sabljak...

Daibosatsu toge: Kanketsu-hen (1961) 6.7

Daibosatsu toge: Kanketsu-hen (1961)

Disguised as a beggar monk, Ryunosuke's harrassed along the road by the rowdy members of a country dojo or fencing school malingering outside their fencing hall.::Luka Sabljak...

The Two Worlds of Jennie Logan (1979) (TV) 6.9

The Two Worlds of Jennie Logan (1979) (TV)

A young woman named Jennie Logan is trying to rebuild her shattered marriage. She and her husband move to an old Victorian style home, where she finds a beautiful dress in the attic, which has a tear in the shoulder. She...

Blackout (1954) 6.3

Blackout (1954)

An American in London, down on his luck, runs into a beautiful blonde in a bar who offers him a lot of money to marry her. Broke and unemployed, he takes her up on it. When he wakes up the next day, he finds himself in a...

The War Wagon (1967) 6.9

The War Wagon (1967)

Taw Jackson returns from prison having survived being shot, to the ranch and gold that Frank Pierce stole from him. Jackson makes a deal with Lomax, the man who shot him 5 years ago to join forces against Pierce and stea...

Dear Dumb Diary (2013) (TV) 5.3

Dear Dumb Diary (2013) (TV)

Based on the best selling series "Dear Dumb Diary" by Jim Benton. Follow Jamie Kelly, as she navigates Mackeral Middle School with the help of her best friend Isabella, her nemesis Angeline and the boy of her dreams, Hud...

Fanfan (1993) 6.9

Fanfan (1993)

A hang-up man tries to love in a different way from normal, and finally manages the psychological shadow for love.::yanjcw([email protected])...

“The Day of the Triffids” (2009) (mini) 5.6

“The Day of the Triffids” (2009) (mini)

The Triffids are on their way - devouring humans, and most off the planet thinks it's a joke - but is not. Far from it. To help stop the invasion, a group of hold outs fight this invasion of killer plants. But it's not j...

Leaving Las Vegas (1995) 7.5

Leaving Las Vegas (1995)

Because his wife left him and took his son with her, screenwriter Ben Sanderson has started drinking, a lot. He's getting more and more isolated and he troubles women in bars because he wants to have sex with them. When ...

Satan’s Sword (1960) 6.8

Satan’s Sword (1960)

The story follows the life of Ryunosuke Tsukue, an amoral samurai and a master swordsman with an unorthodox style.::Luka Sabljak...

Satan’s Sword II (1960) 6.7

Satan’s Sword II (1960)

Ryunosuke awakens in the forest having no more idea what happened that previous night, as he'd been drunk & hallucinatory. He is surrounded by corpses & can surmise it's his own handiwork.::Luka Sabljak...

The Underneath (1995) 6.1

The Underneath (1995)

Michael Chambers returns home to celebrate his mother's marriage. Michael had been ousted from his home town due to his gambling indiscretions and had left his wife to deal with the mess he created. He now must reassimil...

The Treatment (2014) 7.2

The Treatment (2014)

Inspector Nick Cafmeyer seems to have it all - looks, brains and a successful career. But a dark cloud hangs over his life: since the age of nine, he has been haunted by the unsolved disappearance of his younger brother,...

“The Shannara Chronicles” (2016) 7.2

“The Shannara Chronicles” (2016)

An Elvish tree, known as the Ellcrys, is dying. The bad news is that the tree has been the only piece of magic that protects the Four Lands from the Demon World. Amberle Elessedil is the only one who can save the tree. B...

Time After Time (1979) 7.1

Time After Time (1979)

It's 1893 London. Futurist H.G. Wells believes that the future holds a Utopian society. He also believes in time travel. He has just built a time machine which he is displaying to a group of skeptical friends, including ...

The Accidental Tourist (1988) 6.8

The Accidental Tourist (1988)

After the death of his son, Macon Leary, a travel writer, seems to be sleep walking through life. Macon's wife, seems to be having trouble too, and thinks it would be best if the two would just split up. After the break ...

In the Electric Mist (2009) 6.1

In the Electric Mist (2009)

Lt. Dave Robicheaux, a detective in New Iberia, Louisiana, is trying to link the murder of a local hooker to New Orleans mobster Julie (Baby Feet) Balboni, who is co-producer of a Civil War film. At the same time, after ...

Desert Flower (2009) 7.4

Desert Flower (2009)

The autobiography of a Somalian nomad circumcised at 3, sold in marriage at 13, fled from Africa a while later to become finally an American supermodel and is now at the age of 38, the UN spokeswoman against female genit...

The Carpetbaggers (1964) 6.5

The Carpetbaggers (1964)

George Peppard plays a hard-driven industrialist more than a little reminiscent of Howard Hughes. While he builds airplanes, directs movies and breaks hearts, his friends and lovers try to reach his human side, and find ...

Women in Love (1969) 7.2

Women in Love (1969)

The battle of the sexes and relationships among the elite of Britain's industrial Midlands in the 1920s. Gerald Crich and Rupert Berkin are best friends who fall in love with a pair of sisters Gudrun, a sculptress and Ur...

Bad Blonde (1953) 5.9

Bad Blonde (1953)

The film opens at a carnival with two barkers calling for onlookers to enter the tent where an audience member will fight one of the professional boxers. In a setup, a trained amateur boxer takes the ring and knocks out ...

Thieves Like Us (1974) 7

Thieves Like Us (1974)

Two convicts break out of Mississippi State Penitentiary in 1936 to join a third on a long spree of bank robbing, their special talent and claim to fame. The youngest of the three falls in love along the way with a girl ...

Cimarron (1960) 6.4

Cimarron (1960)

The epic saga of a frontier family, Cimarron starts with the Oklahoma Land Rush on 22 April 1889. The Cravet family builds their newspaper Oklahoma Wigwam into a business empire and Yancey Cravet is the adventurer-ideali...

Varg Veum – Tornerose (2008) (V) 6.5

Varg Veum – Tornerose (2008) (V)

The film begins in Copenhagen, where Varg Veum finds Lisa, the 16-year-old runaway prostitute, daughter of a wealthy businessman. He brings her back to his client, and family in Norway. Varg is intercepted there by neigh...

It Feels So Good (2019) 6.5

It Feels So Good (2019)

When it rains it pours. Kenji divorced his wife, lost his job and his old squeeze Naoko is getting married back home in the north of Japan, specifically in Akita. He returns there in order to attend her wedding. Naoko su...

Monkey Trouble (1994) 5.3

Monkey Trouble (1994)

Eva is a girl that is feeling left out and ignored when her new baby brother arrives. Nothing is going well for her, until she finds a new friend. Her new friend is Dodger, a monkey. Dodger and Eva become close friends a...

No Way to Treat a Lady (1968) 7.1

No Way to Treat a Lady (1968)

Christopher Gill is a psychotic killer who uses various disguises to trick and strangle his victims. Moe Brummel is a single and harassed New York City police detective who starts to get phone calls from the strangler an...