Tag: 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...

Valentine Road-2013 7.1

Valentine Road-2013

On February 12, 2008, in Oxnard, California, eighth-grade student Brandon McInerney shot his classmate Larry King twice in the back of the head during first period. When Larry died two days later, his murder shocked the ...

Dr. Dolittle 2-2001 4.7

Dr. Dolittle 2-2001

Dr. John Dolittle the beloved doctor is back, but this time around he plays cupid to bumbling circus bear Archie as he's so smitten by a Pacific Western bear female, Ava. Dr. Dolittle must help a group of forest creature...

Escaping Dad-2017 6.2

Escaping Dad-2017

A woman goes on the run with her children to escape an abusive husband, who is the District Attorney. He puts out an Amber Alert for them....

Who Killed the Electric Car?-2006 7.7

Who Killed the Electric Car?-2006

With gasoline prices approaching $4/gallon, fossil fuel shortages, unrest in oil producing regions around the globe and mainstream consumer adoption and adoption of the hybrid electric car (more than 140,000 Prius' sold ...

I Never Sang for My Father-1970 7.6

I Never Sang for My Father-1970

Hackman plays a New York professor who wants a change in his life, and plans to get married to his girlfriend and move to California. His mother understands his need to get away, but warns him that moving so far away cou...

The Minis-2009 2.4

The Minis-2009

A talented team of basketball players made up of little people enters a tournament to help a teammate's son go to college.::Anonymous...

Sogobi-2002 7.1

Sogobi-2002

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El Valley Centro-1999 7.3

El Valley Centro-1999

Employing natural sound and contemplative proscenium shots, Benning skillfully composes a series of pure and majestic images that at once evoke a sense of nostalgic splendor as well as deliver a subtle, yet penetrating, ...

Los-2001 7.3

Los-2001

Los Angeles is depicted in 35 stationary shots, each 2 1/2 minutes long, in this non-narrative film.::Vadim Rizov ...

Naked Alibi-1954 6.5

Naked Alibi-1954

Questioned as a murder suspect, solid (but drunk) citizen Al Willis attacks his police questioners, is beaten, and swears vengeance against them. Next night, Lieut. Parks is murdered; Willis is the only suspect in the ey...

Lifeguard-1976 6.7

Lifeguard-1976

Rick is in his 30s, but still works full-time as a lifeguard on the beaches of Los Angeles, California. He enjoys the fun of it, but even more, the silent moments. However, when he meets his divorced high school girlfrie...

The War of the Worlds-1953 7.1

The War of the Worlds-1953

H.G. Wells' classic novel is brought to life in this tale of alien invasion. The residents of a small town in California are excited when a flaming meteor lands in the hills. Their joy is tempered somewhat when they disc...

Time to Choose-2015 7.5

Time to Choose-2015

Academy Award®-Winning documentary filmmaker Charles Ferguson (Inside Job, No End in Sight) turns his lens to address worldwide climate change challenges and solutions in his new film TIME TO CHOOSE. Featuring narration ...

Gidget-1959 6.7

Gidget-1959

Due to an accident while swimming in the sea, Francis meets the surfer Moondoggy. She's fascinated of his sport and starts to hang out with his clique. Although they make fun of her at first, they teach her to surf. Soon...

Paint Your Wagon-1969 6.6

Paint Your Wagon-1969

A Michigan farmer and a prospector form a partnership in the California gold country. Their adventures include buying and sharing a wife, hijacking a stage, kidnaping six prostitutes, and turning their mining camp into a...

Mile… Mile & a Half-2013 7.4

Mile… Mile & a Half-2013

In an epic snow year, five friends leave their daily lives behind to hike California's historic John Muir Trail, a 211-mile stretch from Yosemite to Mt. Whitney (the highest peak in the contiguous U.S.). Their goal - com...

Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey-1993 6.9

Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey-1993

Three pets (Chance, a young dog unfamiliar with the world; Shadow, an aging, wise dog; and Sassy, a snobby cat) are left behind when their family goes on vacation. Unsure of what happened, the animals set out on a quest ...

The Bad News Bears-1976 7.3

The Bad News Bears-1976

First of a trilogy of films takes an unflinching look at the underbelly of little league baseball in Southern California. Former minor leaguer Morris Buttermaker is a lazy, beer swilling swimming pool cleaner who takes m...

Nightwish-1989 5.1

Nightwish-1989

Grad students and their apparently unbalanced professor gather in a remote cabin to document some supernatural goings-on. Before long, people are going insane, hallucinations are popping up all over the place, and nobody...

Medias Res-2017 8.1

Medias Res-2017

Dave and Joe, just evicted from their Oakland apartment, turn to stealing cars and dealing Fluoride to make their financial ends meet. One night they find Summer Hayes, star of a popular 1990's teen soap, in the trunk of...