Tag: family-relationships

The Evening Star-1996 5.9

The Evening Star-1996

Continuing the story of Aurora Greenway in her latter years. After the death of her daughter, Aurora struggled to keep her family together, but has one grandson in jail, a rebellious granddaughter, and another grandson l...

A Different Kind of Christmas-1996 5.6

A Different Kind of Christmas-1996

When you're the city attorney you don't need the kinds of problems that her father was giving her. After her mother died, her father began doing his "Santa Schick," as she called it, much more intensely... which meant th...

The Great Wall Is a Great Wall-1986 6.7

The Great Wall Is a Great Wall-1986

When computer programmer, Leo Fang, is passed up for promotion, he feels it is because he is Chinese, and quits. He takes his Chinese-American family to Mainland China to visit his relatives, the Chao's for a vacation. T...

An American Girl Adventure-2005 6.7

An American Girl Adventure-2005

When Felicity meets Penny, a beautiful copper - colored mare, she knows with all her heart that she must free Penny from her cruel owner. Felicity desperately wishes for that same sureness of heart about the rumors of re...

A Walk in the Spring Rain-1970 6.2

A Walk in the Spring Rain-1970

Libby Meredith and her husband Roger, a college professor, have a quiet, comfortable marriage. They journey to the Great Smoky Mountain region of Tennessee, where Roger will spend his sabbatical year writing a book. Thei...

A Dog of Flanders-1999 6.3

A Dog of Flanders-1999

Poor, but happy, young Nello and his grandfather live alone, delivering milk as a livelihood, in the outskirts of Antwerp, a city in Flanders (the Flemish or Dutch-speaking part of modern-day Belgium). They discover a be...

Volver-2006 7.6

Volver-2006

Raimunda, her daughter Paula and her sister Sole travel from Madrid to the windy and superstitious village of Alcanfor de las Infantas to visit the grave of their mother Irene, who died years ago in a fire with her husba...

Unfaithfully Yours-1948 7.6

Unfaithfully Yours-1948

Sir Alfred De Carter (Sir Rex Harrison) suspects his wife of infidelity. While conducting a symphony orchestra, he imagines three different ways of dealing with the situation. When the concert ends, he tries acting out h...

The Savages-2007 7.1

The Savages-2007

Jon and Wendy Savage are two siblings who have spent their adult years trying to recover from the abuse of their abusive father, Lenny Savage. Suddenly, a call comes in that his girlfriend has died, he cannot care for hi...

The Addams Family-2019 5.9

The Addams Family-2019

An animated version of Charles Addams' series of cartoons about a peculiar, ghoulish family....

The Quiet Family-1998 7

The Quiet Family-1998

A family decides to buy a lodge in a remote hiking area. Their first customer commits suicide and the distraught family buries his body to avoid the bad publicity. But their luck gets worse, the bodies start piling up, a...

The House by the Cemetery-1981 6.2

The House by the Cemetery-1981

In New York, Dr. Norman Boyle assumes the research about Dr. Freudstein of his colleague Dr. Petersen, who committed suicide after killing his mistress. Norman heads to Boston with his wife Lucy Boyle and their son Bob t...

Our Little Sister-2015 7.5

Our Little Sister-2015

Three sisters live together in their late grandmother's house in the city of Kamakura. They have lived together since their dad left home for another woman and their mum imitated her husband by running off with another m...

This Property Is Condemned-1966 7.1

This Property Is Condemned-1966

A railroad official, Owen Legate comes to Dodson, Mississippi to shut down much of the town's railway (town's main income). Owen unexpectedly finds love with Dodson's flirt and main attraction, Alva Starr. Alva and Owen ...

Cousins-1989 6.3

Cousins-1989

Legal secretary Maria is married to car salesman Tom. Dance teacher Larry is married to the striking Tish. Larry's uncle is marrying Maria's mother. Tom and Tish meet at the wedding and waste no time taking more than a t...

Adam Had Four Sons-1941 6.6

Adam Had Four Sons-1941

Early 1905, French governess Emilie Gallatin (Ingrid Bergman) is hired to care of a luxurious family mansion and the four sons of wealthy Adam Stoddard (Warner Baxter) and his wife, Molly Stoddard (Fay Wray). Things coul...

Cheaper by the Dozen-1950 7

Cheaper by the Dozen-1950

"Cheaper By the Dozen", based on the real-life story of the Gilbreth family, follows them from Providence, Rhode Island to Montclair, New Jersey, and details the amusing anecdotes found in large families. Frank Gilbreth,...

Daughters Courageous-1939 6.6

Daughters Courageous-1939

Nan Masters, a single mother living with her four marriageable daughters, plans to marry Sam Sloane, businessman. Out of the blue her 1st husband Jim returns after deserting the family 20 years earlier. The worldly wande...

The War at Home-1996 7.1

The War at Home-1996

Jeremy Collier is a Vietnam veteran who has returned home and is struggling to cope with the war experiences that haunt him. He is also at odds with his family, who cannot begin to understand what he has been through. Je...

Anna Karenina-1935 7

Anna Karenina-1935

This version of the Tolstoy classic lingers longer in Moscow during the weeks that follow the initial meeting of the starstruck lovers-to-be Vronsky and Anna Karenina. The story -- as it unfolds -- also focuses on Kitty,...

Blank Check-1994 5.3

Blank Check-1994

After committing check fraud, Preston Waters begins to live out his 12 year old fantasies by spending a million dollars in six days. But when it came to being an adult, he quickly realized that he didn't quite fit the bi...

Love or Money-2001 6.3

Love or Money-2001

Two young, beautiful people, Daniel and Samantha, are selected in a television show to marry. They have never seen each other ever. After the wedding ceremony took place on television, it really starts. To collect the pr...

Jackals-2017 5.4

Jackals-2017

Set in the 1980s, an estranged family hires a cult deprogrammer to take back their teenage son from a murderous cult, but find themselves under siege when the cultists surround their cabin, demanding the boy back....

The Bermuda Triangle-1978 4.2

The Bermuda Triangle-1978

The passengers and crew of a boat on a summer cruise in the Caribbean stray near the famed Bermuda Triangle, and mysterious things start happening.::[email protected]

GreasePaint-2013 6

GreasePaint-2013

GreasePaint is a documentary film by Daniel Espeut that follows Joey Thurmond and his family as they travel around the country performing the art of American circus clowning. The movie resurrects the dying art of clownin...

Sugar Daddies-2014 5

Sugar Daddies-2014

A college student finds herself caught up in a circle of young women enjoying the high life and funding their dreams by "socializing" with a jet set crowd of older men until one girl turns up missing and the collegiate r...

The Chalk Garden-1964 7.3

The Chalk Garden-1964

A grandmother (Edith Evans) seeks a governess for her sixteen-year-old granddaughter, Laurel (Hayley Mills), who manages to drive away every one so far by exposing their past, with a record of three in one week. When an ...

Pup Star-2019 4.4

Pup Star-2019

Welcome to a world where dogs can not only talk -- they can SING! Tiny, a cute little Yorkie pup with a big voice, gets a chance to audition for the singing competition for dogs, "Pup Star." After she earns a place in th...

An Inspector Calls-2015 7.7

An Inspector Calls-2015

In 1912 pompous industrialist Arthur Birling, who has hopes of a knighthood, his superior wife Sybil and young son Eric are celebrating the engagement of daughter Sheila to eligible Gerald Croft when they are visited by ...

Hot Lead and Cold Feet-1978 6.2

Hot Lead and Cold Feet-1978

This saga of the old west involves twin brothers who compete for possession of a rickety cow town founded by their father while a crooked Mayor tries to put an end to the competitors so he can inherit the town himself....

Monsoon Wedding-2001 7.3

Monsoon Wedding-2001

A story set in the modern upper-middle class of India, where telecommunications and a western lifestyle mix with old traditions, like the arranged wedding young Aditi accepts when she ends the affair with a married TV pr...

The Third Wife-2018 6.9

The Third Wife-2018

In 19th century rural Vietnam, fourteen-year-old May is ready to become the third wife of a wealthy landowner. Little does she know that her hidden desires will take her by surprise and force her to make a choice between...

Ludwig-1973 7.6

Ludwig-1973

Historical evocation of Ludwig, king of Bavaria, from his crowning in 1864 until his death in 1886, as a romantic hero. Fan of Richard Wagner, betrayed by him, in love with his cousin Elisabeth of Austria, abandonned by ...

Her Name Is Sabine-2007 7.6

Her Name Is Sabine-2007

A sensitive portrait of Sabine Bonnaire, the autistic sister of the french actress Sandrine Bonnaire.::Anonymous...

Father of the Bride-1950 7.2

Father of the Bride-1950

Proud father Stanley Banks remembers the day his daughter, Kay, got married. Starting when she announces her engagement through to the wedding itself, we learn of all the surprises and disasters along the way....

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief-2010 5.9

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief-2010

When his lightning bolt is stolen, Zeus accuses Poseidon's son Percy Jackson and gives Poseidon's son fourteen days to return it, otherwise he will initiate a war amongst the gods. Meanwhile the teenager, Percy, who is d...

Little Buddha-1993 6.1

Little Buddha-1993

Lama Norbu comes to Seattle in search of the reincarnation of his dead teacher, Lama Dorje. His search leads him to young Jesse Conrad, Raju, a waif from Kathmandu, and an upper class Indian girl. Together, they journey ...

Akeelah and the Bee-2006 7.3

Akeelah and the Bee-2006

Eleven year-old Akeelah Anderson's life is not easy: her father is dead, her mom ignores her, her brother runs with the local gangbangers. She's smart, but her environment threatens to strangle her aspirations. Respondin...

Cool as Ice-1991 2.9

Cool as Ice-1991

The old teen rebel saga is updated for the rap crowd, unfortunately rapper Vanilla Ice is the teen. Ice shows up on a neon-yellow motorcycle which gets everyone's attention, including the female honor student who has nev...

Towelhead-2007 6.9

Towelhead-2007

Against the backdrop of the first Gulf War, Jasira Maroun is 13, physically well developed but naïve and unable to say no. As puberty arrives, her mother sends her from Syracuse to Houston to her curt, up-tight, Lebanese...