Tag: california

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...

L.A. Story (1991) 6.7

L.A. Story (1991)

Harris K. Telemacher is a "wacky weekend weatherman" for a local Los Angeles television station, who is searching for meaning in his otherwise cliché ridden Los Angeles life. With the help of an insightful and talkative ...

Cutter’s Way (1981) 6.9

Cutter’s Way (1981)

Alex Cutter (Heard) came back from war minus an eye, a leg, and an arm and mad as hell. He lacks direction, drinks too much, and abuses his wife (Eichhorn). One night his friend Richard Bone (Bridges) witnesses someone d...

Rick Stein’s Road to Mexico s1 e1 Episode #1.1 5.4

Rick Stein’s Road to Mexico s1 e1 Episode #1.1

Rick starts a modern trip back to the one he took along the Pacific coast of North America shortly after graduation and his father's death back in San Francisco. He finds it essentially unchanged, with great seafood arou...

Mortuary-2005 4

Mortuary-2005

The widow Leslie Doyle has just lost her husband and moves with her teenage son Jonathan and her young daughter Jamie to a mortuary in a small town in California that she has bought with the intention of starting a new b...

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel-2009 4.5

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel-2009

After a concert mishap lands Dave in the hospital, Alvin, Simon, and Theodore end up in the care of Dave's twenty-something cousin Toby. The Chipmunks put aside their stardom to return to school to win an annual "Battle ...

What’s Up, Doc?-1972 7.7

What’s Up, Doc?-1972

Two researchers have come to San Francisco to compete for a research grant in Music. One seems a bit distracted, and that was before he meets her. A strange woman seems to have devoted her life to confusing and embarassi...

Escape from Ensenada-2017 5.4

Escape from Ensenada-2017

It's "TAKEN" with girls when two California College students are kidnapped by a vicious cartel led by a former INTERPOL agent while on vacation in Mexico. Jenna, a foreign exchange student from South Africa with milita-m...

Six Million Steps: A Journey Inward-2011 7.2

Six Million Steps: A Journey Inward-2011

"Six Million Steps" is a documentary film that chronicles the lives of hikers during their adventure on the Pacific Crest Trail, which spans 2,650 miles, the length of the U.S. Pacific coast. From Mexico to Canada, the P...

Shadow of a Doubt-1943 7.9

Shadow of a Doubt-1943

Charlotte "Charlie" Newton is bored with her quiet life at home with her parents and her younger sister. She wishes something exciting would happen and knows exactly what they need: a visit from her sophisticated and muc...

American Wrestler: The Wizard-2016 7.1

American Wrestler: The Wizard-2016

In this inspiring tale based on true events, 17-year-old Ali Jahani is a newcomer to a small California town, where he stands out as different in an unwelcoming community. Living with his embittered uncle, the boy faces ...

Bikini Beach-1964 5.5

Bikini Beach-1964

Millionaire Harvey Huntington Honeywagon III tries to prove to his colleague Vivian Clements that his chimp, Clyde, is more intelligent than American teenagers. Meanwhile Dee Dee is torn between Frankie and British recor...

The Longest Straw-2017 6.6

The Longest Straw-2017

In the feature-length film The Longest Straw, director Samantha Bode and crew will spend seventy days backpacking the 338 mile path of the Los Angeles Aqueduct, including the Mono Extension.As they trek, they will speak ...

Quinceañera-2006 7

Quinceañera-2006

Magdalena is 14 and anxiously awaiting her 15th birthday where she'll celebrate her quinceañera. Her world starts to crumble when she discovers her pregnancy after not being able to fit in her gown for her quinceañera. S...

Airborne-1993 6.3

Airborne-1993

Mitchell Goosen is sixteen/seventeen year old kid from California who loves to surf and roller blade. Yet his parents, who are two zoologists were given a grant to work in Australia. The only problem was: Mitchell couldn...

Little Giant-1946 7

Little Giant-1946

Lou Costello plays a country bumpkin vacuum-cleaner salesman, working for the company run by the crooked Bud Abbott. To try to keep him under his thumb, Abbott convinces Costello that he's a crackerjack salesman. This co...