Tag: cricket-the-sport

The Browning Version (1951) 8.2

The Browning Version (1951)

Andrew Crocker-Harris, a classics teacher at an English school, is afflicted with a heart ailment and an unfaithful wife. His interest in his pupils wanes as he looks towards his final days in employment....

Chennai Express (2013) 6

Chennai Express (2013)

Rahul embarks on a journey to a small town in Tamil Nadu to fulfill the last wish of his grandfather: to have his ashes immersed in the Holy water of Rameshwaram. En route, he meets a woman hailing from a unique family d...

The Wedding Date (2005) 6.2

The Wedding Date (2005)

"The Wedding Date" centers around Kat Ellis (Messing), who returns to her parents' London home for her sister's wedding. Afraid of confronting her ex-fiancé, who dumped her two years before, she hires a top-drawer male e...

The Shout-1978 6.7

The Shout-1978

Bored while officiating a cricket match at a psychiatric hospital, Crossley tells Graves (a visitor) the tale of a mysterious stranger (also named Crossley) who invades the lives and house of a local musician and his wif...

Death of a Gentleman-2015 7.3

Death of a Gentleman-2015

Two cricket journalists - Sam Collins and Jarrod Kimber - set out to see whether Test cricket has a future. In so doing they discover a conspiracy which starts at the highest echelons of cricket administration and politi...

Playing Away-1987 6.5

Playing Away-1987

To mark the conclusion of their "Third World Week" celebration, a cricket team in a small English village invites a black cricket team from South London to a charity game with comical results.::IboChild...

The Other End of the Line-2008 6.2

The Other End of the Line-2008

While struggling to impress new hotelier client Kit Hawksin, Granger Woodruff of the ad agency Stimulus is told by Jennifer David of the CityOne Bank call center that his identity has been compromised and his credit card...

Swimming Upstream-2003 7.1

Swimming Upstream-2003

The true story of Tony Fingleton, a young man from a troubled family who found the inner strength to become a champion. Always overshadowed in his father's eyes by his brothers, it is only when Tony displays an extraordi...

Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India-2001 8.1

Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India-2001

This is the story about the resilience shown by the Indians when they were under the British Rule. They are already taxed to the bone by the British and their cronies, but when Jack Russell announces that he will double ...

The Deal-2008 5.6

The Deal-2008

A down-and-out film producer agrees to make his nephew's film about 19th century English statesman Benjamin Disraeli, but can only get financing if he casts a well-known action star. Production is halted however, when th...

Small Town Story-1953 6.6

Small Town Story-1953

A Canadian ex-serviceman has to resist criminals and the temptation of signing for Arsenal in order to help non-league Oldchester United....

Teen Patti-2010 4.1

Teen Patti-2010

Perci Trachtenberg, widely regarded as the world's greatest living mathematician, meets Venkat, a reclusive math genius from India, at a high rolling casino in London. Venkat tells Perci about an equation that could not ...

The Beach-2000 6.7

The Beach-2000

Garland's novel centers on a young nicotine-addicted traveler named Richard, an avid pop-culture buff with a particular love for video games and Vietnam War movies. While at a hotel in Bangkok, he finds a map left by his...

Michael Collins-1996 7.2

Michael Collins-1996

Neil Jordan's depiction of the controversial life and death of Michael Collins, the "Lion of Ireland", who led the IRA against the UK and helped found the Irish Free State in 1922....

Vertical Limit-2000 5.9

Vertical Limit-2000

A high-adrenaline tale of young climber Peter Garrett, who must launch a treacherous and extraordinary rescue effort up K2, the world's second highest peak. Confronting both his own limitations and the awesome power of n...

The Go-Between-1971 7.3

The Go-Between-1971

Summer 1900: Queen Victoria's last, and the summer Leo turns thirteen. He's the guest of Marcus, a wealthy classmate, at a grand house in rural Norfolk. Leo is befriended by Marian, Marcus' twenty-something sister, a bea...

A Good Year-2006 7

A Good Year-2006

After years of no contact with his Uncle Henry, London banker and bond trader Max Skinner learns that Henry has died intestate, so Max inherits a château and vineyard in Provence. Max spent part of his childhood there, l...

Hope and Glory-1987 7.3

Hope and Glory-1987

A semi-autobiographical project by John Boorman about a nine year old boy called Bill as he grows up in London during the blitz of World War II. For a young boy, this time in history was more of an adventure, a total uph...

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe-2005 6.9

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe-2005

Four children from the same family have to leave their town because of the bombings of WWII. A women and a professor take the children to their house. While playing a game of hide-and-seek, the youngest member of the fam...

Million Dollar Arm-2014 7

Million Dollar Arm-2014

In 2008, J. B. Bernstein is a sports agent who finds his business being seriously outplayed by his deep-pocketed competitors. Inspired by reality shows and Indian cricket games on TV, Bernstein gets the bold idea of find...

Balls of Fury-2007 5.3

Balls of Fury-2007

In the unsanctioned, underground, and unhinged world of extreme Ping-Pong, the competition is brutal and the stakes are deadly. Down-and-out former professional Ping-Pong phenom Randy Daytona is sucked into this maelstro...

Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker-2006 5.1

Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker-2006

Alex Rider thinks he is a normal school boy, until his uncle is killed. He discovers that his uncle was actually then redirected up a mountain in his coffin for burial. Alex is recruited by Alan Blunt to continue the mis...

Accident-1967 6.9

Accident-1967

The Oxford Professor of Philosophy Stephen (Sir Dirk Bogarde) has two favorite pupils, the athletic aristocrat William (Michael York) and the Austrian Anna von Graz (Jacqueline Sassard). Stephen is a frustrated man, with...

M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story-2016 7.7

M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story-2016

Mahendra Singh Dhoni is a goalkeeper in school football team.Bannerjee a school cricket coach asks him to join his cricket team and practice daily with him for two hours time passes and he becomes a big state level crick...

Finding Neverland-2004 7.7

Finding Neverland-2004

1903 London. Renowned playwright J.M. Barrie (James)'s latest effort has garnered less than positive reviews, something he knew would be the case even before the play's mounting. This failure places pressure on James to ...

The Edge-2019 7.1

The Edge-2019

Between 2009 and 2013, the England Test cricket team rose from the depths of the rankings to become the first and only English side to reach world number one (since ICC records began). The Edge is a compelling, funny and...

The Grand Seduction-2013 7

The Grand Seduction-2013

The small harbor of Tickle Cove is in dire need of a doctor so that the town can land a contract to secure a factory which will save the town from financial ruin. Village resident Murray French (Gleeson) leads the search...

The Dish-2000 7.1

The Dish-2000

In the days before the July 19, 1969 space mission that marked humankind's first steps on the moon, NASA was working with a group of Australian technicians who had agreed to rig up a satellite interface. That the Aussies...

Hawking-2004 7.6

Hawking-2004

A drama documenting the life and work of the theoretical physicist Professor Stephen Hawking who, despite being diagnosed with motor neurone disease at the age of 21, has galvanized the scientific world with his ground-b...

Kai po che!-2013 7.6

Kai po che!-2013

The story goes around the three friends who start a business, also providing coaching classes and tuition. Omi asks for help with his uncle, who is also a political leader, to start this business. Govind provides tuition...

The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith-1978 7.3

The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith-1978

The true story of a part aboriginal man who finds the pressure of adapting to white culture intolerable, and as a result snaps in a violent and horrific manner....

Cheeni Kum-2007 6.8

Cheeni Kum-2007

Grouchy, uptight 64-year-old Buddhadev Gupta lives a fairly wealthy lifestyle in London, England, along with his widowed TV and wrestling-addicted mom. He is the owner of Spice 6, one of London's top restaurants that spe...

Backyard Ashes-2013 5.3

Backyard Ashes-2013

Dougie Waters loves nothing more than a weekend barbie and cricket match with his mates. But his paradise on earth is destroyed when his best mate and neighbour Norm is forced to leave town and their new boss, a pompous ...