Tag: los-angeles-california

Annie Claus Is Coming to Town (2011) (TV) 6.3

Annie Claus Is Coming to Town (2011) (TV)

This year, Santa's daughter (Maria Thayer) takes her first trip away from the North Pole during the Christmas season hoping to find adventure and love in sunny California. While Santa watches his daughter through a magic...

Bound for Glory (1976) 7.3

Bound for Glory (1976)

This film is an excellent biography of Woody Guthrie, one of America's greatest folk singers. He left his dust-devastated Texas home in the 1930s to find work, and discovered the suffering and strength of America's worki...

The Lie (2011) 5.1

The Lie (2011)

A man's life is altered unexpectedly after telling a lie to get out of work.::Anonymous...

Hostage (2005) 6.6

Hostage (2005)

Jeff Talley, a former LAPD hostage negotiator, has moved himself away from his failed career outside of Los Angeles, and away from his wife and daughter when three perpetrators move in on an unsuspecting family. But the ...

Whore (1991) 5.6

Whore (1991)

The prostitute Liz works on the streets of Los Angeles. She recalls her life in flashback, when she marries an alcoholic man. She leaves him with their son. Then she works as waitress in a diner until the day a man intro...

Semper Fi: One Marine’s Journey (2007) (TV) 7.9

Semper Fi: One Marine’s Journey (2007) (TV)

A gay Marine ignores the pleas of his West Hollywood friends and ships with his unit to Iraq because he believes in answering his country's call. What he finds there breaks his heart and upon returning home he begins tou...

High Anxiety (1977) 6.7

High Anxiety (1977)

Dr. Richard Thorndyke arrives as new administrator of the Psychoneurotic Institute for the Very, VERY Nervous to discover some suspicious goings-on. When he's framed for murder, Dr. Thorndyke must confront his own psychi...

Almighty Thor (2011) (TV) 1.7

Almighty Thor (2011) (TV)

When a demon god steals the Hammer of Invincibility, Thor strikes a mighty blow to get it back.::Deeww...

Christmas in Mississippi (2017) (TV) 6.5

Christmas in Mississippi (2017) (TV)

Photographer Holly Logan (Jana Kramer) returns to her hometown of Gulfport, Mississippi for Christmas. The town is resurrecting their traditional holiday light show for the first time since a terrible hurricane struck fi...

Fatherless (2017) (TV) 8.2

Fatherless (2017) (TV)

Baron Vaughn (Grace & Frankie, Mystery Science 3000) sets out to meet his father for the first time. On this journey he explores what it means to be a black man who grew up without a father and the importance of the vill...

Life Happens (2011) 5.6

Life Happens (2011)

Unabashed party girl, Kim, is in for a rush of reality after a one night stand results in unexpected motherhood. Clearly not ready for the dating "buzz kill" that having a baby can bring, Kim eventually comes to realize ...

Riot (1997) (TV) 6

Riot (1997) (TV)

In April 1992, following the notorious Rodney King verdict, the streets of Los Angeles became a battlefield, the backdrop to four personal intertwined stories. In Gold Mountain, Jeff Lee and his parents run Good Neighbor...

Girl Lost: A Hollywood Story (2020) 8.8

Girl Lost: A Hollywood Story (2020)

Interweaving stories of four different women involved in the sex industry offers a glimpse into the dark underbelly of Los Angeles and the taboo lifestyle of a sex worker. A teen runaway, single mother and two career esc...

Big Man on Campus (1989) 6.2

Big Man on Campus (1989)

A suspicious hunchback is spying through a scope on the UCLA campus from a tower which he makes his home out of, when his eye catches a beautiful girl. He lustfully keeps his eye on her until he sees her being violently ...

Warlock (1989) 6.3

Warlock (1989)

In Boston of 1691, a warlock is sentenced to death, but escapes magically into the future (our present), followed doggedly by the witch hunter. There he is searching for the three parts of the Devil's Bible, trailed by t...

Drive a Crooked Road (1954) 7

Drive a Crooked Road (1954)

Eddie Shannon is an undersized, sports-car mechanic who dreams of racing an expensive car in a European meet. He meets and falls in love with Barbara Mathews, and thinks she loves him. She introduces him to Steve Norris ...

Border Radio (1987) 5.4

Border Radio (1987)

Two musicians and a roadie take money that is owed to them from a job. One flees to Mexico, and everyone has questions.::sw...

Desperate Teenage Lovedolls (1984) 6.1

Desperate Teenage Lovedolls (1984)

The rise and fall of an all-girl punk rock band in Hollywood in the 1980s.::[email protected]

Blind (2019) 5.1

Blind (2019)

Faye (Sarah French), a former actress that lost her vision due to botched laser eye surgery, struggles to put her life back together while living alone in her dream house in the Hollywood Hills. Supported by her friend S...

Wattstax (1973) 7.7

Wattstax (1973)

Documentary with a selection from a non-stop 7-hour musical event at Watts, the Los Angeles Coliseum, August 20, 1972. It's a sort of Woodstock event but with black artists, namely the groups Dramatics, Staple Singers, R...

The Star Chamber (1983) 6.3

The Star Chamber (1983)

Disgusted with criminals escaping the judicial system via technicalities, an idealistic young judge investigates an alternative method for punishing the guilty....

Gypsy (1993) (TV) 7.2

Gypsy (1993) (TV)

Based on the autobiography of Gypsy Rose Lee, this made-for-TV movie-previously a Broadway smash and a 1962 film-depicts the life and times of a stripper and her domineering mother.::Tiff Banks...

Instant Dreams (2017) 7.5

Instant Dreams (2017)

Instant Dreams brings us into the lives of Polaroid enthusiasts to create a portrait of Dr. Edwin Land, a pioneer in American technology. When Polaroid announced the end of instant film in 2008, a small group of enthusia...

9 to 5 (1980) 6.8

9 to 5 (1980)

Meet Franklin Hart (Dabney Coleman). The biggest "sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot" boss on the planet. He thrills in taking advantage of his head female office staff; humiliating, downplaying, and condesce...

Baghead (2008) 6

Baghead (2008)

Four struggling actors retreat to a cabin in Big Bear, California in order to write a screenplay that will make them all stars. Problem is: What happens when their story idea -- a horror flick about a group of friends to...

Rot (2019) 6.5

Rot (2019)

A grad student breaks up with her boyfriend to focus on her thesis, not realizing something has infected him and that he's going to wreak havoc on her life....

Mur murs (1981) 7.4

Mur murs (1981)

Agnes Varda's documentary on murals in Los Angeles....

Trancers III (1992) (V) 5.4

Trancers III (1992) (V)

A time traveling cop, Jack Deth, from the future is taken back to the past to be given the task of destroying the Trancer program before it has a chance to get out of control, sending the world into a state of chaos and ...

Always Outnumbered (1998) (TV) 7.2

Always Outnumbered (1998) (TV)

In Los Angeles, the hot-tempered collector of cans Socrates "Socco" Fortlow is an ex-con that has served a long sentence for killing a man and a woman. Now he is trying to build a new life and find a job. However he is d...

DieRy (2020) 3.8

DieRy (2020)

Instagram model Marie Clark is getting her masters in comparative religion and moving on from an abusive past with the help of her psychiatrist, Dr. Brighton. It seems Marie's life is finally on the right trajectory unti...

War of the Colossal Beast (1958) 3.7

War of the Colossal Beast (1958)

A mysterious series of food truck robberies makes government officials doubt that the 60-foot tall Colossal Man is dead. He is discovered in a desolate mountain range in Mexico, insane and horribly disfigured. The milita...

Against All Odds (1984) 5.9

Against All Odds (1984)

Reluctantly, the penniless, injured, and down-on-his-luck former football player, Terry Brogan, accepts to track down Jessie Wyler: the ex-girlfriend of the old friend and shady nightclub owner, Jake Wise. Now, on the su...

La La Land (2016) 8

La La Land (2016)

Aspiring actress serves lattes to movie stars in between auditions and jazz musician Sebastian scrapes by playing cocktail-party gigs in dingy bars. But as success mounts, they are faced with decisions that fray the frag...

Anywhere with You (2018) 6

Anywhere with You (2018)

Amanda and Jake are in love and want to start a new life in Los Angeles. Will they make the right decisions? The first 24 hours of their new life take them all around the city, bringing them more surprises and frustratio...

Waiting for ‘Superman’ (2010) 7.5

Waiting for ‘Superman’ (2010)

Filmmaker Davis Guggenheim reminds us that education "statistics" have names: Anthony, Francisco, Bianca, Daisy, and Emily, whose stories make up the engrossing foundation of WAITING FOR SUPERMAN. As he follows a handful...

True Romance (1993) 7.9

True Romance (1993)

In Detroit, Clarence Worley goes to the movie theater alone on the day of his birthday to watch some movies. The gorgeous Alabama Whitman accidentally drops her popcorn on Clarence and they watch the movie together. Late...

Blue Thunder (1983) 6.4

Blue Thunder (1983)

Blue Thunder is a specially modified helicopter. It is for police work, but is armed and designed to counter street insurgencies. Its makers want to show what it will do, but have to train Los Angeles Police pilot Frank ...

Tortilla Soup (2001) 6.7

Tortilla Soup (2001)

Retired Mexican-American chef Martin Naranjo (Hector Elizondo) shares a Los Angeles, California house with his three gorgeous, but single, adult daughters. Though he long ago lost his ability to taste, Martin still lives...

The Last Party (1993) 6.1

The Last Party (1993)

Robert Downey, Jr. gives reports and interviews with other stars in this documentary about the Democratic National Convention in 1992.::Kevin ...

Revamped (2007) (V) 3

Revamped (2007) (V)

Successful businessman Richard Clarke is bitten by a beautiful vampire and is plunged into the dark world of the supernatural. Richard very quickly realizes that being undead isn't all that it's cracked up to be and must...