Tag: character-name-as-title

Mata Hari (1985) 3.8

Mata Hari (1985)

Mata Hari is a beautiful Dutch-born dancer, working in Paris. It is August 1914 and war between France and Germany seems imminent. However, she accepts an invitation to travel to Berlin as part of a show. On the train sh...

Fearless Frank (1967) 4.2

Fearless Frank (1967)

A satirical comedy about an unsophisticated country boy who treks off to Chicago, Illinois, gets shot by mobsters, and awakens to find that he has the powers of Superman....

Julia (2008) 7

Julia (2008)

Julia is a drunk. She loses her job in real estate and at an A.A. meeting meets a neighbor, Elena, an addled Mexican woman who talks about having lots of money and a plan to kidnap her own son from the boy's grandfather,...

Claire (2013) 6.1

Claire (2013)

Jack is the high school football hero. He couldn't care less when Claire, a girl he didn't know, is struck and killed by a drunk driver. But when Jack discovers a photo of Claire where she is staring directly at him, thi...

Tamango (1958) 6.6

Tamango (1958)

A Dutch slave captain, on a voyage to Cuba, faces a revolt fomented by a newly captured African slave, Tamango. The slaves capture the captain's mistress, forcing a showdown....

Artemis Fowl (2020) 4

Artemis Fowl (2020)

Artemis Fowl, a young criminal prodigy, hunts down a secret society of fairies to find his missing father.::Judy...

Cisco Pike (1971) 6.5

Cisco Pike (1971)

Cisco is an ex-rock star, famous in the 1960s, whose life and career has been a mess because of drugs. Now with a pregnant girlfriend he has a chance to start a new life. A corrupt cop, Leo Holland, blackmails Cisco to s...

Patty Hearst (1988) 6.3

Patty Hearst (1988)

The true story of Patricia Hearst, a rich girl who was abducted by American revolutionaries in the 1970s. The time spent with her captors made her question her way of life and she joined forces with the cause that her ab...

Lone Wolf McQuade (1983) 6.4

Lone Wolf McQuade (1983)

The archetypical renegade Texas Ranger wages war against a drug kingpin with automatic weapons, his wits and martial arts after a gun battle leaves his partner dead. All of this inevitably culminates a martial arts showd...

Lola (1961) 7.5

Lola (1961)

Roland Cassard is a young man with no job and seemingly no prospects. By chance, he runs into his former girlfriend Cecile, who works as a dancer at a cabaret under the stage name Lola. She is now a single mom and works ...

Topaze (1933) 6.8

Topaze (1933)

An honest and naive schoolteacher gets a lesson in how the world works outside the classroom, when a rich Baron and his mistress use the teacher's name and outstanding reputation in a crooked business scheme....

Camille Claudel 1915 (2013) 6.5

Camille Claudel 1915 (2013)

Winter, 1915. Confined by her family to an asylum in the South of France - where she will never sculpt again - the chronicle of Camille Claudel's reclusive life, as she waits for a visit from her brother, Paul Claudel.::...

Toman (2018) 6.6

Toman (2018)

This fascinating historical drama looks at the life of "the Czech Schindler," Zdenek Toman, a controversial figure who was an unsavory politician and dubious entrepreneur, but also the savior of hundreds of European Jews...

Beau Geste (1939) 7.6

Beau Geste (1939)

Beau, John, and Digby Geste are three inseparable, adventurous brothers who haven been adopted into the wealthy household of Lady Brandon. When money in the uppercrust household grows tight, Lady Brandon is forced to sel...

Jack the Ripper (1976) 5.5

Jack the Ripper (1976)

A Swiss-German horror film with Klaus Kinski as the notorious Jack the Ripper. A respected doctor by day, Kinski dismembers London prostitutes by night, until the local Inspector's girlfriend (Josephine Chaplin) goes und...

Dheepan (2015) 7.2

Dheepan (2015)

Dheepan is a Tamil freedom fighter, a Tiger. In Sri Lanka, the Civil War is reaching its end, and defeat is near. Dheepan decides to flee, taking with him two strangers - a woman and a little girl - hoping that they will...

Danika (2006) 5.6

Danika (2006)

Danika is a thirty-five year old overprotective mother with a beautiful family composed of her successful husband Randy, two sons - the teenager Kurt and the little Brian, and one teenager daughter - Lauren. Danika is di...

Dororo (2007) 6.4

Dororo (2007)

In the year 3048, the wounded Lord Kagemitsu Daigo proposes a deal to rule the whole world to forty-eight demons in their sealed temple. In return, the demons ask forty-eight parts of the body of his unborn son. When the...

Jimmy (2013) 6.2

Jimmy (2013)

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

Jacob (1994) (TV) 6.5

Jacob (1994) (TV)

In the foreign land of Canaan lives Isaac, son of Abraham, with his clever, strong-willed wife Rebekah and his twin sons Esau and Jacob. The first-born, Esau, is a strong and fearless hunter with a voracious appetite for...

“Jesus” (1999) (mini) 6

“Jesus” (1999) (mini)

Jesus dreams of a medieval battle in the name of Jesus Christ and of a dying world war soldier who, in desperation, calls out the name: Jesus. Jesus awakes, distraught. What is the meaning of this nightmare? Why are thes...

Conagher (1991) (TV) 7.3

Conagher (1991) (TV)

Mrs. Evie Teale is struggling to stay alive while raising her two children alone on a remote homestead. Conn Conagher is an honest, hardworking cowboy. Their lives are intertwined as they fight the elements, Indians, out...

Beau Brummell (1954) 6.4

Beau Brummell (1954)

In nineteenth century England, Captain George Bryan "Beau" Brummell (Stewart Granger) is an upper-class dandy. He has to leave the Army after having insulted the Prince of Wales (Sir Peter Ustinov). This gives him the op...

Janie Jones (2010) 6.7

Janie Jones (2010)

A young girl who has been abandoned by her former-groupie mother informs a fading rock star that she is his daughter.::Anonymous...

Molly (1999) 5.8

Molly (1999)

A bachelor becomes the unwilling guardian of his autistic, intellectually disabled sister; then an experimental treatment works a dramatic change in her brain and his attitude.::Morganalee...

Michael (2011) 6.9

Michael (2011)

Five months in the life of a pedophile who keeps a 10-year-old boy locked in his basement.::Anonymous...

Faust (2011) 6.6

Faust (2011)

A wise man sells his soul to Mefistofeles a Satan helper recognizing knowledge will bring no happiness to human life. A German Romanticism' portrait, on how love could overcome reason. Based on the true life of Dr. Johan...

Kotoko (2011) 6.7

Kotoko (2011)

The story of a single mother who suffers from double vision; caring for her baby is a nerve-wrecking task that eventually leads her to a nervous breakdown. She is suspected of being a child abuser when things get out of ...

Orpheus (1950) 8

Orpheus (1950)

Orphee is a poet who becomes obsessed with Death (the Princess). They fall in love. Orphee's wife, Eurydice, is killed by the Princess' henchmen and Orphee goes after her into the Underworld. Although they have become da...

The Scandalous Lady W (2015) (TV) 6.5

The Scandalous Lady W (2015) (TV)

A gripping 18th century drama details the scandalous life of Lady Seymour Worsley, who dared to leave her husband and elope with his best friend, Captain George Bisset. Lady Seymour Worsley escapes her troubled marriage ...

Medea (1969) 7.1

Medea (1969)

On a quest to retrieve the fabled Golden Fleece, Jason and the Argonauts arrive at a remote barbarian land where the natives worship the sacred artefact to protect the crops. But, unexpectedly, as Medea--a beautiful high...

Dodsworth (1936) 7.8

Dodsworth (1936)

A bittersweet tale of the increasing estrangement of a retired automobile tycoon and his wife. Increasingly obsessed with maintaining an appearance of youth, she falls in with a crowd of frivolous socialites during their...

Ichi-2008 6.6

Ichi-2008

Following the footsteps of the blind masseur and swordsman Zatoichi comes Ichi, a woman and a daughter who travels the land as a 'goze' or visually impaired woman who plays the traditional three-stringed shamisen. This w...

Usher-2000 6

Usher-2000

Young female writer Truman Jones travels to the home of old, eccentric poet Roderick Usher. She is seeking wisdom from an aging poet at his creepy mansion....

Esther-1999 6.5

Esther-1999

Ahasuerus (Xerxes I), King of the Persians, whose empire now extends from India to Egypt after the defeat of the Babylonians, is holding a celebratory banquet for his people in the citadel of Susa to display his wealth a...

Omkara-2006 8.1

Omkara-2006

Advocate Raghunath Mishra has arranged the marriage of his daughter, Dolly, with Rajan, knowing fully well that Dolly loves Omkara Shukla. Before the marriage could take place, the groom's party is attacked, they flee, a...

Maqbool-2003 8.1

Maqbool-2003

Macbeth meets the Godfather in present-day Bombay. The Scottish tragedy set in the contemporary underworld of India's commercial capital; two corrupt, fortune telling policemen take the roles of the weird sisters, and "D...

Romero-1989 7.1

Romero-1989

In El Salvador, the new bishop speaks out against the death squads and the terror campaign the government is using in an attempt to crush the guerilla war that is being waged against them. This is seen as disloyality and...

Sugar-2008 7.2

Sugar-2008

By 2008, more than 25 percent of major league baseball players were born in Latin America. At 19, Miguel "Sugar" Santos, a serious kid from the Dominican Republic, signs with Kansas City. He flies to Phoenix for tryouts ...

Casshern-2004 6.1

Casshern-2004

In a world with an alternate history, a great war finally comes to an end leaving the earth diseased and polluted. The geneticist Dr. Azuma vies for support from the government for his neo-cell treatment that he claims c...