Tag: character-name-as-title

Malcolm (1986) 7.2

Malcolm (1986)

Malcolm is a chronically shy mechanical genius who has just been fired for building his own tram. He gets Frank, who has just been released from jail, to move in to help pay the bills. Malcolm, with Frank's help, turns t...

Lea (2015) (TV) 5.3

Lea (2015) (TV)

Lea Garofalo is born into a crime family but decides to cooperate with the police to get away and give her daughter a better life. The story of Lea Garofalo's life.::OJT...

Leonie (2010) 6

Leonie (2010)

A film about the life and relationships of the early 20th century American educator, editor, and journalist Leonie Gilmour, the mother of the acclaimed artist and architect Isamu Noguchi.::Garret Fallah...

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938) 7

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

Dr. Clitterhouse is fascinated with the working of the criminal mind. His interest is so deep that he finds the best way to observe criminals in action is to become one himself. Whilst robbing a safe at an exclusive part...

Jordan (2010) 5.4

Jordan (2010)

Five-year-old Jordan walks miles through the night in the wake of a car accident on an isolated mountain road. But when small-town Sheriff Gil Lujan finally locates the girl's missing mother, Jordan claims the woman is a...

Angel (1937) 7.3

Angel (1937)

Lord Frederick Barker is the British representative to the League of Nations. Current geopolitical tensions, which could lead to war if not dealt with, have him preoccupied with work, he more often than not feeling the n...

Stella (2008) 7.2

Stella (2008)

Paris, 1977. Eleven year old Stella knows poker better than grammar when she starts the year at a prestigious new school. There, she discovers the possibilities of a whole new world outside her parents' bar.::Los Angeles...

Manon Lescaut (2013) (TV) 6.4

Manon Lescaut (2013) (TV)

There is nothing we can do against the call of love. Amiens, 1713. Des Grieux is a noble young student, wise for his years, who's preparing to become a knight of the Order of Malta. With a fine future as a teacher of rhe...

Melody (1971) 7.6

Melody (1971)

Two youngsters declare to their parents that they want to get married. Not sometime in the future but as soon as possible. The story is told from the children's point of view....

Bram Stoker’s Van Helsing (2021) -

Bram Stoker’s Van Helsing (2021)

When his fiancée Lucy falls victim to a mysterious illness, Arthur Holmwood turns to a former rival in her affections - Dr John Seward - for help. Seward calls in his mentor, Professor Van Helsing, who quickly uncovers t...

Dalida (2016) 6.9

Dalida (2016)

Based on the true story of acclaimed music icon "Dalida" born in Cairo, who gained celebrity in the 50s, singing in French, Spanish, Arabic, Hebrew, German, Italian, playing in awarded Youssef Chahine's picture "Le Sixiè...

The Scarlet Pimpernel (1934) 7.4

The Scarlet Pimpernel (1934)

London fop Percy Blakeney is also secretly the Scarlet Pimpernel who, in a variety of disguises, makes repeated daring trips to France to save aristocrats from Madame Guillotine. His unknowing wife is also French, and sh...

Lt. Robin Crusoe, U.S.N. (1966) 6.1

Lt. Robin Crusoe, U.S.N. (1966)

Lt. Robin Crusoe is a navy pilot who bails out of his plane after engine trouble. He reaches a deserted island paradise where he builds a house, finds an abandoned submarine with lots of gadgets that he can use, and also...

Captain Alatriste: The Spanish Musketeer (2006) 6.1

Captain Alatriste: The Spanish Musketeer (2006)

Spain 17th century. Diego Alatriste, brave and heroic soldier, is fighting under his King's army in the Flandes region. His best mate, Balboa, falls in a trap and near to die ask to Diego, as his last desire, to looking ...

Gracie (2007) 6.1

Gracie (2007)

This is the story of a teenager named Gracie Bowen, who lives in South Orange, New Jersey, is crazy about soccer, as are her three brothers and former soccer star father. Although Gracie wants to join her brothers and fa...

Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928) 7.9

Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928)

Following through on a promise to his mother, William Canning Jr. goes to River Junction to meet his father who has not seen him since he was a child. The younger Canning isn't quite what the elder was expecting but the ...

The Answer Man (2009) 6.4

The Answer Man (2009)

Everyone wants to meet Arlen Faber, the world famous author of the best-selling spiritual book "Me and God," but crotchety, disgruntled Arlen simply wants to be left alone - and so far he's been successful in keeping his...

Cliffy (2013) (TV) 7.2

Cliffy (2013) (TV)

Set against the backdrop of the early eighties, Cliffy retraces his extraordinary journey from famously training in gumboots among cow paddocks through the epic six-day period of the ultra marathon and his emergence as A...

Rose-Marie (1936) 6.7

Rose-Marie (1936)

Opera singer (Marie de Flor) seeks out fugitive brother in the Canadian wilderness. During her trek, she meets a Canadian mountie (Sgt. Bruce) who is also searching for her brother. Romance ensues, resulting in several l...

The Great Caruso (1951) 6.5

The Great Caruso (1951)

This film traces the life of tenor Enrico Caruso (1873-1921). He loves Musetta, in his home town of Naples, and then Dorothy, the daughter of one of the Metropolitan Opera's patrons. Caruso is unacceptable to both women'...

Fitzwilly (1967) 6.7

Fitzwilly (1967)

When Miss Vicki's father dies she continues with her charitable donations. Unfortunately, the family wealth is depleted and she is flat broke. Her loyal butler, Claude Fitzwilliam, known as Fitzwilly, leads the household...

Alice Adams (1935) 6.9

Alice Adams (1935)

In the small town of South Renford, Alice Adams comes from a working class background, although she aspires to be among the upper class. Alice's mother blames her husband for their low social standing, despite his workin...

The Anna Nicole Smith Story (2007) 4.4

The Anna Nicole Smith Story (2007)

A biopic depicting the tragic life of Playmate and television personality Anna Nicole Smith, whose life ended abruptly from a fatal drug overdose.::Anonymous...

Rosie the Riveter (1944) 6.4

Rosie the Riveter (1944)

In wartime 1944 in California,defense plant workers Rosalind "Rosie" Warren and her friend Vera Watson must share, on a rotating schedule, the town's last available rental-room with Charlie Doran and Kelly Kennedy, who w...

Brother Orchid (1940) 7

Brother Orchid (1940)

Gang boss Little John Sarto returns from Europe where he was looking for "class" to find the new gang leader Jack Burns unwilling to relinquish his control. When Sarto puts together a rival gang he gets wounded and seeks...

Billa (2007) 7.2

Billa (2007)

The intertwined stories of an international Don in Malaysia, David Billa, chased by the cops, an Indian police officer, a woman who wants to avenge the death of her brother, and a lowly thief, Velu who shares with Billa,...

Klondike Annie (1936) 6.5

Klondike Annie (1936)

Carlton Rose, a girl known as "the Frisco Doll" escapes to Alaska after accidentally killing her guard.::chiendalou...

Arthur (2011) 5.7

Arthur (2011)

Arthur (Russell Brand) is a rich, alcoholic playboy with no regards to his working life. After another drunken run-in with the law, his aloof mother has had enough and forces him to marry Susan (Jennifer Garner), a prope...

Jane Doe (2001) (TV) 4.6

Jane Doe (2001) (TV)

Jane Doe is the real name of arms manufacturer Cy-Kor's recently fired security password employee with top clearance, whose teenage son Michael is kidnapped. She obeys the bizarre instructions, including getting and lear...

Oliver Twist (1948) 7.8

Oliver Twist (1948)

The immortal characters of Charles Dickens' classic novel, Oliver Twist...A penniless orphan in 17th century London - Poor but honest Oliver is fleeing the cruelty of the workhouse when he's forced in a band of young thi...

Crusoe (1988) 6.2

Crusoe (1988)

Robinson Crusoe is shipwrecked and he finds himself all alone on a tropical island. With a few tools he manages to rescue from the wreck he has to learn to support himself until help arrives.::Mattias Thuresson ...

Sanshiro Sugata (1943) 6.8

Sanshiro Sugata (1943)

Sanshiro, a strong stubborn youth, comes to the city to apprentice at a jujitsu school. His first night, he sees Yano in action, a master of judo, a more spiritual art, and he begs to be Yano's student. As the youth lear...

Old Shatterhand (1964) 6.2

Old Shatterhand (1964)

A peace treaty between the United States government and the Apaches is about to be signed in Washington. However, a gang of outlaws plan to sabotage the peace process in order to prevent the signing of a treaty. This way...

Quill: The Life of a Guide Dog (2004) 7.2

Quill: The Life of a Guide Dog (2004)

As a Labrador puppy, Quill is sent to live with a couple, Isamu and Mitsuko Nii, who work as volunteers, training guide dogs (seeing eye dogs). When he grows to an adult dog, he is taken to a guide dog school, by a frien...

Midnight in Paris (1942) 6.3

Midnight in Paris (1942)

On a rainy night, eccentric tramp Mr La Souris finds a corpse. But the body soon vanishes in his car leaving only his wallet. While the police start investigating a missing person report, La Souris concocts a plan to sec...

Jeffrey (1995) 6.8

Jeffrey (1995)

Jeffrey, a young gay man in New York, decides that sex is too much and decides to become celibate. He immediately meets the man of his dreams and must decide whether or not love is worth the danger of a boyfriend dying....

Heidi (1937) 7.3

Heidi (1937)

Eight-year-old Heidi is orphaned and her selfish maternal Aunt Dete takes her to the mountains to live with Adolph Kramer, her grumpy, old, outcast, survivalist paternal grandfather. Heidi brings her grandfather back int...

Boogeyman (2005) 4.2

Boogeyman (2005)

Every culture has one - The horrible monster fueling young children's nightmares. But for Tim, the BOGEYMAN still lives in his memories as a creature that devoured his father 16 years earlier. Is the BOGEYMAN real? Or di...

Hamlet (1990) 6.7

Hamlet (1990)

Hamlet returns to Denmark when his father, the King, dies. His mother Gertrude has already married Hamlet's uncle Claudius, the new King. They urge Hamlet to marry his beloved Ophelia. But soon the ghost of Hamlet's fath...

Anna Karenina (1997) 6.3

Anna Karenina (1997)

Anna is a young and elegant wife of Mr. Karenin, who is wealthy and old. She meets the handsome Count Vronsky. Anna and Vronsky fall in love with each other, and he comes to be with her in St. Petersburg. They are very h...