Tag: directed-by-star

The Sunset Limited (2011) (TV) 7.4

The Sunset Limited (2011) (TV)

Two men in an apartment with their opposing beliefs in this play by Cormac McCarthey. The black guy, a former convict who believes in God, just saved the white atheist professor from jumping in front of the express train...

Mr. Saturday Night (1992) 5.9

Mr. Saturday Night (1992)

Buddy Young was the comic's comic, beloved by everyone. Now, playing to miniscule crowds in nursing homes, it seems like everybody but Buddy realizes that he should retire. As Buddy looks for work in show business, he re...

44 (2007) 6

44 (2007)

Based on true events, 44 is the story of Migs, an 18 year old high school student trapped between the two opposing forces of his father, a drug dealer and convicted felon, and his mother, an NYPD cop. For the last two ye...

Passchendaele (2008) 6.4

Passchendaele (2008)

Sergeant Michael Dunne fights in the 10th Battalion, AKA The "Fighting Tenth" with the 1st Canadian Division and participated in all major Canadian battles of the war, and set the record for highest number of individual ...

Monsieur Verdoux (1947) 7.9

Monsieur Verdoux (1947)

Monsieur Verdoux is a bluebeard, he marries women and kills them after the marriage to get the money he needs for his family. But with two ladies he has bad luck....

Madea Goes to Jail (2009) 4.5

Madea Goes to Jail (2009)

Mischievous grandma Madea lands in jail, where she meets a variety of mixed-up characters.::Anonymous...

White Hunter Black Heart (1990) 6.6

White Hunter Black Heart (1990)

The world famous movie Director John Wilson (Clint Eastwood) has gone to Africa to make his next movie. He is an obstinate, contrary director who'd rather hunt elephants than take care of his crew or movie. He has become...

Twisted Pair (2018) 5.9

Twisted Pair (2018)

Identical twin brothers become hybrid A.I (artificial intelligence) entities, yet torn in different directions to achieve justice for humanity.::Neil Breen...

Fragmentary (2019) 4.3

Fragmentary (2019)

"Fragmentary" tells the story of Ben Sanderson, a man who believes he can travel to an alternate reality when he drinks alcohol, to see the love of his life, who was brutally murdered in a home invasion two years prior. ...

One-Eyed Jacks (1961) 7.1

One-Eyed Jacks (1961)

Running from the law after a bank robbery in Mexico, Dad Longworth finds an opportunity to take the stolen gold and leave his partner Rio to be captured. Years later, Rio escapes from the prison where he has been since, ...

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...

Gung buk (1984) 6.9

Gung buk (1984)

Writer/director Danny Lee's police drama focuses on B (Lee), a cop who is partnered with a fellow rookie, while in search of a bank robber suspected of murder.::Frank Rizzo...

Wild Mouse (2017) 6.8

Wild Mouse (2017)

When Georg loses his job, he conceals the fact from his younger wife Johanna, who wants a child with him. Instead, he embarks upon a campaign of revenge against his former boss and begins to renovate a roller-coaster wit...

El Topo (1970) 7.5

El Topo (1970)

El Topo decides to confront warrior Masters on a trans-formative desert journey he begins with his 6 year old son, who must bury his childhood totems to become a man. El Topo (the mole) claims to be God, while dressed as...

Hail Caesar (1994) 3.2

Hail Caesar (1994)

Caesar is a would-be rock star. But for now, he works at a pencil eraser factory. Soon he falls in love with the owner's daughter. In order to get her, he bets with the old man that he can make a hundred thousand dollars...

Love in Disguise (2010) 5.7

Love in Disguise (2010)

Love in Disguise is about superstar singer Du Minghan (Leehom Wang), who disguises himself as an undergraduate at a music conservatory so that he can pursue his schoolmate Song Xiaoqing (Liu Yifei), whom he has a crush o...

Leatherheads-2008 6

Leatherheads-2008

A romantic comedy set against the backdrop of America's nascent pro-football league in 1925. Dodge Connelly (George Clooney), a charming, brash football hero, is determined to guide his team from bar brawls to packed sta...

The Apostle-1997 7.2

The Apostle-1997

Eulis 'Sonny' Dewey is a preacher from Texas living a happy life with his beautiful wife Jessie. Suddenly his stable world crumbles: Jessie is having an affair with young minister Horace. Sonny gets enraged and hits Hora...

The Sex Monster-1999 5.2

The Sex Monster-1999

A neurotic L.A. building contractor pushes his wife into entering into a three way sexual relationship. Unfortunately for him, his wife gets more out of it than he does and becomes a tigress seducing every female she mee...

Happy Christmas-2014 5.4

Happy Christmas-2014

Irresponsible 20-something Jenny arrives in Chicago to live with her older brother Jeff, a young film-maker living a happy existence with his novelist wife Kelly and their two-year-old son. Jenny's arrival shakes up thei...

Daddy-2015 5.7

Daddy-2015

Colin McCormack thinks he has it all - a great job, a steady stream of hot younger guys, and a best friend whose devotion he takes for granted. But when a charming and mercurial intern sweeps him off his feet, Colin sees...

Forget Paris-1995 6.5

Forget Paris-1995

Mickey Gordon is a basketball referee who travels to France to bury his father. Ellen Andrews, an American living in Paris, works for the airline Mickey flies on. They meet and fall in love, but their relationship goes t...

Fateful Findings-2013 4.7

Fateful Findings-2013

A small boy discovers a mystical power as a child. He is then separated from his childhood girlfriend. He grows up to be a computer scientist who is hacking into the most secret national and international secrets, as wel...

Overcomer-2019 6.7

Overcomer-2019

Life changes overnight for Coach John Harrison when his high school basketball team and state championship dreams are crushed under the weight of unexpected news. When the largest manufacturing plant shuts down and hundr...

Bob Roberts-1992 7

Bob Roberts-1992

Documentary-style look at the fictional Senatorial campaign of Bob Roberts, an arch-conservative folk singer turned politician. This political satire includes several original songs co-written and performed by writer/dir...

Zeroville-2019 4.9

Zeroville-2019

A young actor arrives in Hollywood in 1969 during a transitional time in the Industry.::Anonymous...

El sádico de Notre-Dame-1979 5.7

El sádico de Notre-Dame-1979

An ex-priest escapes from an asylum and kills people in God's name. This is a re-edited Spanish-language version of L'éventreur de Notre-Dame (1975) and XXX version Sexorcismes (1975) with newly shot scenes.::Anonymous...

Defending Your Life-1991 7.2

Defending Your Life-1991

Yuppie Daniel Miller is killed in a car accident and goes to Judgment City, a waiting room for the afterlife. During the day, he must prove in a courtroom-style process that he successfully overcame his fears (a hard tas...

Bulworth-1998 6.8

Bulworth-1998

Senator Jay Bulworth is facing speculation-induced financial ruin, so he puts out a contract on his own life in order to collect a large, new insurance policy for his family. Living each moment on borrowed time, he sudde...

The Muse-1999 5.7

The Muse-1999

What happens when a screenwriter (Brooks) loses his edge, he turns to anyone he can for help... even if it's the mythical "Zeus's Daughter" (Stone). And he's willing to pay, albeit reluctantly, whatever price it takes to...

The Prince and the Showgirl-1957 6.5

The Prince and the Showgirl-1957

June, 1911. Among the dignitaries from the Balkan State of Carpathia in London for the coronation of King George V and Queen Mary is the Regent, His Serene Highness the Grand Duke Charles. The London foreign office place...

His Regeneration-1915 4.5

His Regeneration-1915

A rough criminal gets into an argument over a girl in a dance hall. The argument turns into a fight, and the criminal is shot. As everyone else looks on, a young woman comes to his aid, and it turns out that he is not se...

Playtime-1967 7.9

Playtime-1967

Monsieur Hulot has to contact an American official in Paris, but he gets lost in the maze of modern architecture which is filled with the latest technical gadgets. Caught in the tourist invasion, Hulot roams around Paris...

Paradise Alley-1978 5.8

Paradise Alley-1978

It's 1946 in Hell's Kitchen in New York City. Cosmo Carboni, the eldest of the three Carboni brothers, is lamenting what he sees as them not living up to their potential. Big talking Cosmo hustles and panhandles for mone...

Modern Romance-1981 7

Modern Romance-1981

Robert Cole, a film editor, is constantly breaking up with and reconciling with long-suffering girl friend Mary Harvard, who works at a bank. He is irrationally jealous and self-centered, while Mary has been too willing ...

The Man with the Iron Fists-2012 5.4

The Man with the Iron Fists-2012

In Jungle Village, the leader of the Lion's clan Gold Lion is summoned by the Governor and assigned to protect his gold that will be transported through the village. However he is betrayed and murdered by the greedy Silv...

That Thing You Do!-1996 6.9

That Thing You Do!-1996

Recounts a fable of a pop rock band formed a year after the Beatles took America by storm in early 1964. Jazz aficionado Guy Patterson, unhappily toiling in the family appliance store, is recruited into the band the Oned...

Takeshis’-2005 6.4

Takeshis’-2005

Beat Takeshi lives the busy and sometimes surreal life of a showbiz celebrity. One day he meets his blond lookalike named Kitano, a shy convenience store cashier, who, still an unknown actor, is waiting for his big break...

Under the Cherry Moon-1986 5.1

Under the Cherry Moon-1986

Two cousins from Miami are in the Mediterranean, enjoying life by scamming money off of rich women. One day, they read about a young woman set to inherit $50,000,000 from her father. At first, Tricky has Christopher Trac...

Little Man Tate-1991 6.6

Little Man Tate-1991

Dede is a sole parent trying to bring up her son Fred. When it is discovered that Fred is a genius, she is determined to ensure that Fred has all the opportunities that he needs, and that he is not taken advantage of by ...