Tag: based-on-novel

First Cow (2019) 7.1

First Cow (2019)

A loner and cook (John Magaro) has traveled west and joined a group of fur trappers in Oregon Territory, though he only finds connection with a Chinese immigrant (Orion Lee). The men collaborate on a business, although i...

Chuka (1967) 6.3

Chuka (1967)

While Indians besiege a U.S. Army fort in 1876, residents of the fort, a gunfighter, a stagecoach driver, two Mexican women, and a motley company of soldiers, try to come to terms with their pasts.::dinky-4...

Charms for the Easy Life (2002) (TV) 6.7

Charms for the Easy Life (2002) (TV)

The story of three women who live in a North Carolina town and defy the traditional roles set forth for them by society.::Ciaran O'Shea...

The Dressmaker (1988) 6.2

The Dressmaker (1988)

In England during World War II, a repressed dressmaker and her sister struggle looking after their seventeen-year-old niece, who is having a delusional affair with an American soldier.::Alex Brewer...

Broil (2020) 5.4

Broil (2020)

A listless grand-daughter, Chance Sinclair (Avery Konrad), is sentenced to live with her draconian grand-father, August (Timothy V. Murphy) after a violent incident at school and begins to question the source of her fami...

Cut Off (2018) 6.7

Cut Off (2018)

Thriller set in the world of Forensic Pathology. Coroner Paul Herzfeld finds a capsule in the head of a heavily mutilated corpse, containing a phone number and single word: the name of his daughter.::Christian Alvart...

People on the Alps (1942) 7.5

People on the Alps (1942)

Mail author for translation. Kodos hegycsucsok, fekete fenyvesek vilagaban el a havasok nehezsorsu nepe. Csutak Gergely favago nyomorusagos eletet felesege irant erzett nagy szerelme es kisfiuk szuletese szepiti meg. "Ma...

The Red Circle (1960) 6.3

The Red Circle (1960)

A strange, red circle appears on the neck of a man saved from the guillotine. What is its mysterious meaning? Tragically, it turns out to be something of a family curse, as each generation thereafter bears the same sign,...

The Millennial Rapture (2012) 6.6
Confessions from the David Galaxy Affair (1979) 2.7

Confessions from the David Galaxy Affair (1979)

Playboy David Galaxy is a suspect in a robbery case and needs an alibi, and the only credible witness to his innocence won't help. He also has to prove his mettle with "the only woman in the world who's never had an orga...

The Letters (2006) 6.9

The Letters (2006)

How have you been? Takeshi's letter is delivered one each month to his younger brother, Naoki. Takeshi is serving a life term in prison for the crime that he had committed to save his brother. But the crime's aftereffect...

Ronja Robbersdaughter (1984) 7.3

Ronja Robbersdaughter (1984)

Borka and his band and Mattis's band of robbers are rivals. Birk, his parents and their band live in the wild in Mattisforrest. They move in to Metis-stronghold, which belonged to his ancestors, in an attempt to escape b...

Damn the Defiant! (1962) 7.1

Damn the Defiant! (1962)

H.M.S. Defiant's crew is part of a fleet-wide movement to present a petition of grievances to the Admiralty. Violence must be no part of it. The continual sadism of Defiant's first officer Lieutenant Scott-Padget (Sir Di...

The Far Horizons (1955) 6.1

The Far Horizons (1955)

United States has just acquired Louisiana from France. An expedition led by Lewis and Clark is sent to survey the territory and go where no white man has gone before. Are they able to overcome the dangers with the help o...

The Hallelujah Trail (1965) 6.6

The Hallelujah Trail (1965)

A wagon train heads for Denver with a cargo of whisky for the miners. Chaos ensues as the Temperance League, the US cavalry, the miners and the local Indians all try to take control of the valuable cargo....

Lucky and Zorba (1998) 7.1

Lucky and Zorba (1998)

A dying seagull entrusts her egg to a cat named Zorba, who promises three things: he won't eat the egg, he'll care for the egg, and he'll teach the baby seagull to fly....

Sisters of the Gion (1936) 7.5

Sisters of the Gion (1936)

Umekichi, a geisha in the Gion district of Kyoto, feels obliged to help her lover Furusawa when he asks to stay with her after becoming bankrupt and leaving his wife. However her younger sister Omocha tells her she is wa...

Morgiana (1972) 7.4

Morgiana (1972)

Klara and Viktoria are sisters. Their father dies, leaving most of his property to Klara. When Klara becomes involved with a man that her sister loves, Viktoria begins to plot her murder.::Irishlass240 ([email protected]

Three Kingdoms (2008) 6.2

Three Kingdoms (2008)

His country torn asunder by civil war, Zhao Zilong, a common man heeds the call of duty and from the humblest of roots rises through the ranks on wings of courage and cunning to command an army charged with liberating th...

Huck and the King of Hearts (1994) 5.5

Huck and the King of Hearts (1994)

Taking place in the 1990's, Huck and his card shark friend, Jim, travel from California to Nevada searching for Huck's long-lost grandpa. Along the way, a deceived card player chases the two across the states with his tw...

Onimasa (1982) 6.9

Onimasa (1982)

A yakuza melodrama, covering decades in the lives of Boss Onimasa, his adopted daughter Matsue, and his biological daughter Hanako....

The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009) 4.7

The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009)

After Bella recovers from the vampire attack that almost claimed her life, she looks to celebrate her birthday with Edward and his family. However, a minor accident during the festivities results in Bella's blood being s...

The Living Idol (1957) 5.6

The Living Idol (1957)

Several mysterious deaths are attributed to an ancient stone idol.::Anonymous...

The Fire Within (1963) 8

The Fire Within (1963)

Alain Leroy is having a course of treatment in a private hospital because of his problem with alcohol. Although he is constantly distressed, he leaves the hospital and tries to meet good old days' friends. None of them w...

A Fortunate Man (2018) 7.2

A Fortunate Man (2018)

In the late 19th century, Peter Sidenius is an ambitious young man from a devout Christian family in Western Denmark, who travels to the Danish capital of Copenhagen to study engineering, rebelling against his clergyman ...

Eighteen Springs (1997) 7.1

Eighteen Springs (1997)

Factory worker Shijun encounters an office girl, Manjing, as they work in the same company together. Manjing's sister, Manlu, is a dance hostess who works to support her family, and who marries a rich client. Shijun belo...

Wild Women (1970) (TV) 6

Wild Women (1970) (TV)

Five female convicts are recruited to secretly transport arms into Mexican-held Texas in 1840.::...

The Oscar (1966) 5.3

The Oscar (1966)

Frankie Fane has clawed his way to the top of the Hollywood heap. Now, as he's preparing to win his Oscar, his friend Hymie Kelly reminisces over their life together, and Frankie's ruthless struggle to the top and the pe...

Last and First Men (2020) 7.6

Last and First Men (2020)

Two billion years ahead of us, a future race of humans finds itself on the verge of extinction. Almost all that is left in the world are lone and surreal monuments, beaming their message into the wilderness....

The Treasure of the Silver Lake (1962) 6.9

The Treasure of the Silver Lake (1962)

In Arkansas, a stagecoach is robbed by Colonel Brinkley's gang. What the gang is really after is a treasure map one of the stagecoach passengers carries. However, Mr. Engel only has half the map. The other half of the tr...

King Creole (1958) 7

King Creole (1958)

Having flunked graduation for a second time and needing cash to support his crabby (and thus unemployed) father, Danny Fisher takes a job as a singer in the King Creole nightclub - about the only joint around not run by ...

And Then There Were None (1945) 7.5

And Then There Were None (1945)

Seven guests, a newly hired personal secretary and two staff are gathered for a weekend on an isolated island by the hosts, the Owens, who are delayed. At dinner, a record is played and the host's message alleges that al...

Heaven’s Prisoners (1996) 5.8

Heaven’s Prisoners (1996)

Ex-detective Dave Robicheaux has made a new life for himself and his wife Annie running a bait shop in the outskirts of New Orleans. When they save a little girl, the sole survivor of a plane crash, their lives become fo...

Year of the Gun (1991) 5.6

Year of the Gun (1991)

David Raybourne is an American journalist covering political news in Italy during the 1970's. He is involved with the Red Brigades when trying to help a friend (Alison King), who photographed them in action and discovers...

The Burmese Harp (1956) 8.1

The Burmese Harp (1956)

Mizushima is a soldier in the Japanese army in Burma in World War II. He's a good soldier and frequently plays his harp to entertain his fellow soldiers. When the war comes to an end, he is asked by the British to go int...

Jimmy (2013) 6.2

Jimmy (2013)

The story of a mentally challenged teenager who interacts with supernatural beings he calls "Watchers".::Anonymous...

And Now the Screaming Starts! (1973) 6

And Now the Screaming Starts! (1973)

In 1795, in England, the young woman Catherine moves to the house of her fiancé Charles Fengriffen in the country to get married with him. When she arrives, she feels interest in the portraits of the Fengriffen family, p...

Night Watch (2004) 6.4

Night Watch (2004)

Among normal humans live the "Others" possessing various supernatural powers. They are divided up into the forces of light and the forces of the dark, who signed a truce several centuries ago to end a devastating battle....

Journey to the Center of the Earth (1988) 2.5

Journey to the Center of the Earth (1988)

Young people exploring a cave in Hawaii fall into a hole, and wind up in the lost city of Atlantis.::Rob...

The Perfect Education (1999) 5.6

The Perfect Education (1999)

Schoolgirl Kuniko is kidnapped by a middle-aged man Iwazono when she is jogging. He tells her that he had a failed marriage which leaves him a deep and everlasting scar in his mind. He kidnaps her in search of a perfect ...