Tag: california

Caught in the Draft (1941) 6.7

Caught in the Draft (1941)

Don Bolton is a movie star who can't stand loud noises. To evade the draft, he decides to get married...but falls for a colonel's daughter. By mistake, he and his two cronies enlist. In basic training, Don hopes to make ...

The Retrievers (2001) (TV) 4.9

The Retrievers (2001) (TV)

Soon after the Lowry Family - Tom, his wife Karen, and their two children, Liz and Widdy - leave the big city and move to the small Northern California town of Placerville, they are 'adopted' by a very clever, yet lovabl...

The Candidate (1972) 7

The Candidate (1972)

Californian lawyer Bill McKay fights for the little man. His charisma and integrity get him noticed by the Democratic Party machine and he is persuaded to run for the Senate against an apparently unassailable incumbent. ...

Hostage (2005) 6.6

Hostage (2005)

Jeff Talley, a former LAPD hostage negotiator, has moved himself away from his failed career outside of Los Angeles, and away from his wife and daughter when three perpetrators move in on an unsuspecting family. But the ...

Lions for Lambs (2007) 6.2

Lions for Lambs (2007)

Three stories told simultaneous in ninety minutes of real time: a Republican Senator who's a presidential hopeful gives an hour-long interview to a skeptical television reporter, detailing a strategy for victory in Afgha...

California Conquest (1952) 5.1

California Conquest (1952)

The period is the 1840's and California is part of Mexico. Many of the citizens wish to become part of the United States. Other countries are also interested and the Russians have established bases in the northern part o...

It’s a Gift (1934) 7.2

It’s a Gift (1934)

The owner of a general store (Harold Bisonette) is hounded by his status-anxious wife ("That's 'Bee-soh-nay'" and "I have no maid you know"). To get some sleep he goes out on the porch where he is tormented by a little b...

Legally Blondes (2009) (V) 3.7

Legally Blondes (2009) (V)

Moving from England to California, the youngest cousins of Elle Woods must defend themselves when their schools reigning forces turn on the girls and try to frame them for a crime.::anonymous...

Semper Fi: One Marine’s Journey (2007) (TV) 7.9

Semper Fi: One Marine’s Journey (2007) (TV)

A gay Marine ignores the pleas of his West Hollywood friends and ships with his unit to Iraq because he believes in answering his country's call. What he finds there breaks his heart and upon returning home he begins tou...

Cairo (1942) 6.2

Cairo (1942)

After the Cavity Rock, California Times Leader newspaper is chosen as America's typical small town newspaper, reporter Homer Smith gets to abroad and report on the war in a series of articles to be shared with other smal...

It’s a Great Feeling (1949) 6.3

It’s a Great Feeling (1949)

A waitress at the Warner Bros. commissary is anxious to break into pictures. She thinks her big break may have arrived when two actors agree to help her....

Sleepwalking (2008) 6.1

Sleepwalking (2008)

James "Speedy" Reedy is anything but. He's a twenty-something slacker sleepwalking through life in a Midwestern town. His older sister, Joleen calls him in the middle of the night after the police have arrested her boyfr...

The Victorville Massacre (2011) 4.2

The Victorville Massacre (2011)

A group of nine friends decide to spend Labor Day in the desert town of Victorville. Meanwhile, for the first time in it's less than illustrious history, Victorville finds itself terrorized by an uncatchable serial kille...

Chaplin (1992) 7.6

Chaplin (1992)

The biography of Charlie Chaplin, filmmaker extraordinaire. From his formative years in England to his highest successes in America, Chaplin's life, work, and loves are followed. While his screen characters were extremel...

The Night Stalker (2016) (TV) 5.9

The Night Stalker (2016) (TV)

An account of serial killer Richard Ramírez and his rampage in California during the mid-1980s.::David Rush...

Big Man on Campus (1989) 6.2

Big Man on Campus (1989)

A suspicious hunchback is spying through a scope on the UCLA campus from a tower which he makes his home out of, when his eye catches a beautiful girl. He lustfully keeps his eye on her until he sees her being violently ...

Resurrection (1980) 7.3

Resurrection (1980)

Edna Mae Macaulay experiences the afterlife for a brief time after a car accident that kills her husband. As she begins her long process of physical healing, she discovers that she has the ability to heal physical infirm...

WrestleMania 31 (2015) 8.1

WrestleMania 31 (2015)

WrestleMania 31's WWE World Heavyweight Champion main event between Brock Lesnar and Roman Reigns ended in shock when Seth Rollins cashed in his Money in the Bank contract and emerged from the fray with WWE's top prize. ...

Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (2005) 7.6

Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (2005)

Enron dives from the seventh largest US company to bankruptcy in less than a year in this tale told chronologically. The emphasis is on human drama, from suicide to 20,000 people sacked: the personalities of Ken Lay (wit...

Bottle Shock (2008) 6.8

Bottle Shock (2008)

In 1976, Steven Spurrier, a sommelier in Paris, comes to the Napa Valley to take the best he can find to Paris for a blind taste test against French wine. He meets Jim Barrett, whose Chateau Montelena is mortgaged to the...

Volcano: Fire on the Mountain (1997) (TV) 4.5

Volcano: Fire on the Mountain (1997) (TV)

A USGS scientist attempts to convince his boss and the residents of Angel Falls, California that a nearby volcano is about to erupt....

Changeling (2008) 7.7

Changeling (2008)

Los Angeles, 1928. Single mother Christine Collins (Angelina Jolie) returns from work to find her nine-year-old son Walter (Gattlin Griffith) gone. She calls the L.A.P.D. to initiate a search. Five months later, a boy is...

The Star Chamber (1983) 6.3

The Star Chamber (1983)

Disgusted with criminals escaping the judicial system via technicalities, an idealistic young judge investigates an alternative method for punishing the guilty....

First Daughter (2004) 5.1

First Daughter (2004)

Samantha Mackenzie loves and supports her parents, US President John Mackenzie and First Lady Melanie Mackenzie, and enjoys the privileges that she has received being the only daughter of the President, but sometimes she...

Private Property (1960) 6.8

Private Property (1960)

Duke and Boots, two young thugs, hold up a California gas-station owner. Duke, viral and savage, taunts the slower and psychologically-confused Boots because he has never made a sexual conquest. Duke offers to seduce a w...

Baghead (2008) 6

Baghead (2008)

Four struggling actors retreat to a cabin in Big Bear, California in order to write a screenplay that will make them all stars. Problem is: What happens when their story idea -- a horror flick about a group of friends to...

Murieta (1965) 5.6

Murieta (1965)

The story of Joaquin Murrieta, a real life Mexican bandit who terrorized California with his gang of raiders and cutthroats during the first half of the 19th century. Some saw him as a murderous outlaw, others as the Mex...

Shocker (1989) 5.5

Shocker (1989)

A murderous TV repairman, Horace Pinker is killing people in a small town left, right and center. He eventually finds the home of Lt. Parker, who is investigating his crimes, and savagely murders Parker's wife, son and d...

Along the Roadside (2013) 6.8

Along the Roadside (2013)

Two young people from different parts of the world, their vastly different cultures and their journey of self-discovery during the drive to the largest music festival in California.::Cinemattack...

40 Pounds of Trouble (1962) 6.4

40 Pounds of Trouble (1962)

Hilarity ensues when a casino manager spends a day at Disneyland with a cute but troublesome little girl.::Tiff Banks...

California Dreaming (1979) 6

California Dreaming (1979)

Young T.T. comes from Chicago to spend the summer in California. He slowly becomes "California-ized," while learning about love and life in the Golden State....

Five Easy Pieces (1970) 7.5

Five Easy Pieces (1970)

Robert Dupea has given up his promising career as a concert pianist and is now working in oil fields. He lives together with Rayette, who's a waitress in a diner. When Robert hears from his sister that his father isn't w...

Waiting for ‘Superman’ (2010) 7.5

Waiting for ‘Superman’ (2010)

Filmmaker Davis Guggenheim reminds us that education "statistics" have names: Anthony, Francisco, Bianca, Daisy, and Emily, whose stories make up the engrossing foundation of WAITING FOR SUPERMAN. As he follows a handful...

San Andreas (2015) 6.1

San Andreas (2015)

In San Andreas, California is experiencing a statewide earthquake that goes on record as easily the biggest earthquake in history. Dwayne Johnson plays Ray Gaines, a helicopter rescue pilot for the Los Angeles Fire Depar...

Spawn of the Slithis (1978) 3.8

Spawn of the Slithis (1978)

A nuclear leak creates a mutant Slithis sea monster, which terrorizes the variety of pets, winos, and hippies who hang around Venice, California....

Pauly Shore Is Dead (2003) 4.4

Pauly Shore Is Dead (2003)

Hollywood comedian and actor Pauly Shore loses everything: his house, nobody in Hollywood wants to represent him, he moves back home with his mom and is now parking cars at The Comedy Store. Then one night when he's up i...

The Boys & Girls Guide to Getting Down (2006) 6.6

The Boys & Girls Guide to Getting Down (2006)

Tongue-in-cheek look at 20-something singles clubbing and partying in L.A.; it's organized into 15 chapters from overview and preparation to partying and the morning after. Voice-over narration, charts and graphs, and vi...

All Night Long (1981) 5.6

All Night Long (1981)

Executive George Dupler loses his temper and is demoted to the night manager at a 24 hour drugstore. After he suggests to his teenage son Freddie that he stop having an affair with suburban housewife Cheryl Gibbons, who ...

Love or Whatever (2012) 5.8

Love or Whatever (2012)

Corey had it all - a successful career, a sister who's his best friend and most of all, a bright future with his boyfriend. But, when the boyfriend dumps him for a woman, Corey sets off on a wild journey of self-discover...

Arcadia (2012) 6.1

Arcadia (2012)

Greta's dad Tom is moving the family cross-country in a dented station wagon, promising a California paradise to his kids. All that's missing is Mom.::Anonymous...