Tag: dying

Mouchette (1967) 7.8

Mouchette (1967)

Mouchette is a young girl living in the country. Her mother is dying and her father does not take care of her. Mouchette remains silent in the face of the humiliations she undergoes. One night in a wood, she meets Arsene...

She Dies Tomorrow (2020) 5.4

She Dies Tomorrow (2020)

Amy is ravaged by the notion that she is going to die tomorrow, which sends her down a dizzying emotional spiral. When her skeptical friend Jane discovers Amy's feeling of imminent death to be contagious, they both begin...

The Angel Levine (1970) 5.9

The Angel Levine (1970)

Morris Mishkin is a elderly religious Jew in New York. His wife Fanny is very ill. He's a tailor, but he can't work because his back has given out. He doesn't even have enough money for Fanny's medicine. Finally, a black...

Jasper Mall (2020) 7.7

Jasper Mall (2020)

A year in the life of a dying shopping mall....

The Flash s2 e11 The Reverse-Flash Returns 8.8

The Flash s2 e11 The Reverse-Flash Returns

Harry deduces the key to triggering Cisco's ability to vibe. The Reverse Flash has returned and kidnaps Tina McGee to help him return to the future. Iris learns that her mother doesn't have long to live. Barry must choos...

The Barbarian Invasions-2003 7.6

The Barbarian Invasions-2003

In this belated sequel to 'The Decline of the American Empire', 50-something Montreal college professor, Remy, learns that he is dying of liver cancer. He decides to make amends meet to his friends and family before he d...

The Dying Gaul-2005 6.4

The Dying Gaul-2005

The gay screenwriter Robert, who is grieving the recent loss of his lover, writes a screenplay based on his biography and tries to sell it to the Hollywood producer Jeffrey. He offers one million dollars for his work, pr...

Honkytonk Man-1982 6.6

Honkytonk Man-1982

As this movie opens on an Oklahoma farm during the Great Depression, two simultaneous visitors literally hit the Wagoneer home: a ruinous dust storm and a convertible crazily driven by Red Stovall (Clint Eastwood), Emmy'...

Dust-2001 6.6

Dust-2001

A New York thief (Edge), a tough-as-nails hundred-year-old woman (Angela), two brothers from the Wild West (Luke and Elijah), a revolutionary hell-bent on liberating Macedonia from the Ottoman Empire (The Teacher), and a...

Ripley’s Game-2002 6.6

Ripley’s Game-2002

Tom Ripley - cool, urbane, wealthy, and murderous - lives in a villa in the Veneto with Luisa, his harpsichord-playing girlfriend. A former business associate from Berlin's underworld pays a call asking Ripley's help in ...

Two Weeks-2006 6.5

Two Weeks-2006

In this bittersweet comedy, four adult siblings gather at their dying mother's house in North Carolina for what they expect to be a quick, last goodbye. Instead, they find themselves trapped-- together -- for two weeks.:...

Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid-1973 7.3

Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid-1973

It's 1881 in New Mexico, and the times they are a'changing. Pat Garrett, erstwhile travelling companion of the outlaw Billy the Kid has become a sheriff, tasked by cattle interests with ridding the territory of Billy. Af...

High Barbaree-1947 6.4

High Barbaree-1947

Van Johnson is a navy pilot in WWII, who has been shot down in the Pacific on a bombing mission. He and a wounded comrade are the only survivors of the mission and are lost at sea. As they await rescue, Van Johnson recan...

Now Is Good-2012 7.1

Now Is Good-2012

A girl dying of leukemia compiles a list of things she'd like to do before passing away. Topping the list is her desire to lose her virginity.::Anonymous...

George Carlin: Life Is Worth Losing-2005 8.4

George Carlin: Life Is Worth Losing-2005

George Carlin continues making people laugh with his 13th HBO stand-up special.::justin...

Freeheld-2015 6.6

Freeheld-2015

New Jersey police lieutenant, Laurel Hester, and her registered domestic partner, Stacie Andree, both battle to secure Hester's pension benefits when she is diagnosed with terminal cancer.::Anonymous...

The Dark-2005 5.4

The Dark-2005

While in Wales visiting her husband James, Adèlle tries to fix her relationship with her teenager daughter Sarah. They see a weird memorial without the plate and with the name "Annwyn" marked, and the local Dafydd explai...

Diane-2018 6.6

Diane-2018

Diane fills her days helping others and desperately attempting to bond with her drug-addicted son. As these pieces of her existence begin to fade, she finds herself confronting memories she'd sooner forget than face.::Tr...

Threads-1984 8

Threads-1984

Documentary style account of a nuclear holocaust and its effect on the working class city of Sheffield, England; and the eventual long running effects of nuclear war on civilization....

One Night Stand-1997 5.8

One Night Stand-1997

Los Angeles advertisement director Max visits his friend, artist Charlie, who was diagnosed with A.I.D.S. in New York City. There he meets Karen, they are attracted to each other and after they meet later that day at the...

The Snows of Kilimanjaro-1952 6.2

The Snows of Kilimanjaro-1952

As writer Harry Street lays gravely wounded from an African hunting accident he feverishly reflects on what he perceives as his failures at love and writing. Through his delirium he recalls his one true love Cynthia Gree...

The Party-2017 6.6

The Party-2017

To celebrate her long-awaited prestigious post as a Shadow Minister for Health and, hopefully, the stepping stone to party leadership, the newly-appointed British opposition politician, Janet, is throwing a party for fri...

Oscar-1991 6.5

Oscar-1991

Angelo "Snaps" Provolone made his dying father a promise on his deathbed: he would leave the world of crime and become an honest businessman. Despite having no experience in making money in a legal fashion, Snaps sets ab...

Cronos-1993 6.7

Cronos-1993

In 1536, in Veracruz, Mexico, during the Inquisition, an alchemist builds a mysterious and sophisticated device named Cronos to provide eternal life to the owner. In the present days, the antiques dealer Jesus Gris finds...

Ikiru-1952 8.3

Ikiru-1952

Kanji Watanabe is a civil servant. He has worked in the same department for 30 years. His life is pretty boring and monotonous, though he once used to have passion and drive. Then one day he discovers that he has stomach...

Cries & Whispers-1972 8.1

Cries & Whispers-1972

In turn-of-the-century Sweden, cancer-stricken, dying Agnes is visited in her isolated rural mansion by her sisters Karin and Maria. As Agnes' condition deteriorates and pain management becomes increasingly more difficul...

The Story of the Last Chrysanthemum-1939 7.9

The Story of the Last Chrysanthemum-1939

In Tokyo in 1888, Kikunosuke Onoue, the adoptive son of an important actor, discovers that he is praised for his acting only because he is his father's heir, and that the troupe complains how bad he is behind his back. T...

Stranger Than Fiction-2006 7.6

Stranger Than Fiction-2006

Everybody knows that your life is a story. But what if a story was your life? Harold Crick is your average IRS agent: monotonous, boring, and repetitive. But one day this all changes when Harold begins to hear an author ...

Playing by Heart-1998 7

Playing by Heart-1998

Eleven articulate people work through affairs of the heart in Los Angeles. Paul produces Hannah's television cooking show, and they must move beyond gentle barbs when she wants to know about an affair of his years ago. M...

As I Lay Dying-2013 5.4

As I Lay Dying-2013

Based on the classic novel by William Faulkner, first published in 1930, "As I Lay Dying" is the story of the death of Addie Bundren and her family's quest to honor her last wish to be buried in the nearby town of Jeffer...

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl-2015 7.7

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl-2015

Seventeen-year-old Greg has managed to become part of every social group at his Pittsburgh high school without having any friends, but his life changes when his mother forces him to befriend Rachel, a girl he once knew i...

Atonement-2007 7.8

Atonement-2007

SPOILER: When Briony Tallis, 13 years old and an aspiring writer, sees her older sister Cecilia and Robbie Turner at the fountain in front of the family estate she misinterprets what is happening thus setting into motion...

The English Patient-1996 7.4

The English Patient-1996

October 1944 in war torn Italy. Hana, a French-Canadian nurse working in a mobile army medical unit, feels like everything she loves in life dies on her. Because of the difficulty traveling and the dangers, especially as...

Little Accidents-2014 5.8

Little Accidents-2014

A recent coal mining accident has killed several miners and left the small town community scarred and traumatized. The wealthy mining executive responsible for the accident, Bill Doyle, wants to pretend that it never hap...

The Hero-2017 6.5

The Hero-2017

Lee Hayden is a veteran actor of Westerns whose career's best years are behind him after his one really great film, "The Hero". Now, scraping by with voice-overs for commercials, Lee learns that he has a terminal prognos...

The Wind Will Carry Us-1999 7.6

The Wind Will Carry Us-1999

Irreverent city engineer Behzad comes to a rural village in Iran to keep vigil for a dying relative. In the meanwhile the film follows his efforts to fit in with the local community and how he changes his own attitudes a...

Stay-2005 6.8

Stay-2005

A thought-provoking and haunting exploration of how reality and dream-states may combine to form complex interactions. The line between the imagination and reality blurs when an accomplished Psychiatrist takes on a patie...

Shallow Hal-2001 5.9

Shallow Hal-2001

Following the advice of his dying father, Hal dates only women who are physically beautiful. One day, however, he runs into self-help guru Tony Robbins, who hypnotizes him into recognizing only the inner beauty of women....

There Be Dragons-2011 5.8

There Be Dragons-2011

A young journalist long ago rejected by his now aged and dying father finds himself investigating one of his father's former friends, a candidate for canonization. Uncovering the two men's complicated relationship from c...