Tag: male-protagonist

Coming 2 America (2021) -

Coming 2 America (2021)

The African monarch Akeem learns he has a long-lost son in the United States and must return to America to meet this unexpected heir and build a relationship with his son....

Sounder (1972) 7.6

Sounder (1972)

The Morgans, a loving and strong family of Black sharecroppers in Louisiana in 1933, face a serious family crisis when the husband and father, Nathan Lee Morgan, is convicted of a petty crime and sent to a prison camp. A...

Synonyms (2019) 6.4

Synonyms (2019)

Yoav, a young Israeli man, has a one-way ticket to Paris believing France to be his salvation from what he sees as the madness of his country. Things don't get off to a great start as he discovers his living arrangement ...

Multiplicity (1996) 6.1

Multiplicity (1996)

Construction worker Doug Kinney finds that the pressures of his working life, combined with his duties to his wife Laura and daughter Jennifer leaves him with little time for himself. However, he is approached by genetic...

Open Season (2006) 6.1

Open Season (2006)

A happily domesticated grizzly bear named Boog (Martin Lawrence), has his perfect world turned upside down after he meets Elliot (Ashton Kutcher), a scrawny, fast-talking one-horned wild mule deer. They both end up stran...

Open Season 3 (2010) 5.1

Open Season 3 (2010)

Boog's friends rally to bring him home from a Russian traveling circus.::Anonymous...

Nine Queens (2000) 7.9

Nine Queens (2000)

Early one morning, Marcos observes Juan successfully pulling off a bill-changing scam on a cashier, and then getting caught as he attempts to pull the same trick on the next shift. Marcos steps in, claiming to be a polic...

RoboCop 3 (1993) 4.1

RoboCop 3 (1993)

The mega corporation Omni Consumer Products is still bent on creating their pet project, Delta City, to replace the rotting city of Detroit. Unfortunately, the inhabitants of the area have no intention of abandoning thei...

Mister Roberts (1955) 7.7

Mister Roberts (1955)

Mister Roberts is aboard a US cargo ship, working in the Pacific during the Second World War. He'd do anything to leave the quiet of the ship to join in the "action". Trouble is, the captain of the ship, is a bit of a ty...

Open Season 2 (2008) (V) 5.6

Open Season 2 (2008) (V)

Elliot (Joel McHale) incessantly parades proudly with his antlers, until unwise rock-jumping sees them crushed, and thus his new pride. Bride Giselle (Jane Krakowski) thinks Elliot has commitment anxiety when he rushes o...

Magnus (2016) 7.1

Magnus (2016)

Magnus Carlsen, Norwegian chess prodigy, becomes a grandmaster at age 13 and world champion in 2013.::Killua Zoldyck...

The Little Drummer Boy (1968) 6.9

The Little Drummer Boy (1968)

Animated film version of the legendary song of a boy who lets out all his frustrations on a drum, little knowing how significant this drum will be in the birth of the newborn Jesus....

Rudolph’s Shiny New Year (1976) (TV) 6.7

Rudolph’s Shiny New Year (1976) (TV)

Father Time sends Santa a message telling him that the baby new year, Happy, is missing! And without the baby new year, it'll remain the old year forever. But it's foggy and snowing, so Rudolph's the only reindeer for th...

Mother of Mine (2005) 7.6

Mother of Mine (2005)

During World War II, more than 70,000 Finnish children were evacuated to neutral Sweden to avoid the conflict. From the award-winning Klaus Härö (Elina: As If I Wasn't There (2002)), "Mother of Mine" tackles that painful...

Problem Child 3: Junior in Love (1995) (TV) 3.4

Problem Child 3: Junior in Love (1995) (TV)

Michael Oliver has grown up and moved on. Chapter 3 of the Problem Child trilogy features pre-teened Junior in love with a classmate that won't even notice him, but does notice three other boys who are rivals to Junior. ...

Two Brothers (2004) 7.1

Two Brothers (2004)

1920s Indochina. In the wild, a pair of adult tigers have just had a litter of two male cubs. It is a loving family unit, with the two brothers having a bond through their adventurous spirit. In different incidents, the ...

The Six Million Dollar Man (1973) (TV) 7.1

The Six Million Dollar Man (1973) (TV)

Colonel Steve Austin, astronaut and test pilot, is badly injured when he crashes while testing an experimental aircraft. A covert government agency (O.S.I.) is willing to pay for special prosthetics to replace the eye, a...

The Brothers Grimm (2005) 5.9

The Brothers Grimm (2005)

Widely known for their valiant acts of supernatural bravado, the bogus ghost-busters, Wilhelm and Jacob, or the Brothers Grimm, try their best to banish all sorts of evil in early-19th-century French-occupied Germany. Fo...

A Christmas Memory (1997) (TV) 7.4

A Christmas Memory (1997) (TV)

A boy, Buddy, whose parents have split and whose mother is an actress in New York, has been dumped in the south at the small-town home of some older cousins, all of whom are unmarried. Buddy brings life to the house and ...

“Courage the Cowardly Dog” (1999) 8.2

“Courage the Cowardly Dog” (1999)

The offbeat adventures of Courage, a cowardly dog who must overcome his own fears to heroically defend his unknowing farmer owners from all kinds of dangers, paranormal events and menaces that appear around their land.::...

The Red Balloon (1956) 8.2

The Red Balloon (1956)

A boy makes friends with a seemingly sentient red balloon, and it begins to follow him. It follows him to the bus stop, to school, and to church. They play together in the streets of Paris and try to elude a gang of boys...

Winnie the Pooh: Springtime with Roo (2003) (V) 6.5

Winnie the Pooh: Springtime with Roo (2003) (V)

A wonderful adaptation of the Charles Dickens's classic, A Christmas Carol. An overexcited Roo, along with Pooh, Piglet, Tigger and Eeyore, pay Rabbit a visit to celebrate Easter. But instead of finding an Easter party t...

Brideshead Revisited (2008) 6.7

Brideshead Revisited (2008)

World War II. Charles Ryder (Matthew Goode), in his civilian life, rose out of his middle class London background, which includes being an atheist and having a distant relationship with his eccentric father, to become an...

Endless Night (1972) 6

Endless Night (1972)

Michael Rogers (Hywel Bennett) is a chauffeur with little money, but big dreams. Foremost of these is building his dream house on the perfect piece of land. Michael gets his chance when his new girlfriend, Ellie Thomsen ...

My Name Is Joe (1998) 7.5

My Name Is Joe (1998)

Two thirtysomethings, unemployed former alcoholic Joe and community health worker Sarah, start a romantic relationship in the one of the toughest Glasgow neighbourhoods....

The Return (2003) 8

The Return (2003)

The events of the film unfold over six days and tell about the mysterious journey of a strange man and his two teenage sons who had never seen him before. Vanya and Andrey, for how long they remember, lived with their mo...

Help!-1965 7.2

Help!-1965

An Eastern cult discovers that the sacrificial ring is missing. Sir Ringo Starr, drummer of The Beatles has it; sent by the girl (who's to be sacrificed) as a gift. Clang, Ahme, Bhuta, and several cult members leave for ...

Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe-2016 6.8

Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe-2016

In 1936, Stefan Zweig, the illustrious author of " 24 Hours of a Woman's Life" and "Letter from an Unknown Woman", leaves Austria for South America. Being Jewish and hating the inhumanity that prevails in Germany while t...

Who Killed Teddy Bear-1965 6.9

Who Killed Teddy Bear-1965

A busboy at a disco has sexual problems related to events in his childhood. He becomes obsessed with a disc jockey at the club, leading to obscene phone calls, voyeurism, trips to the porn shop and adult movie palace, an...

Author! Author!-1982 6.2

Author! Author!-1982

Playwright Travalian feels pulled limb from limb these days. He has a Broadway play in rehearsal and they want rewrites. His tramp wife is leaving him, leaving him as well with four children from her previous marriages p...

The Naughty Nineties-1945 7.2

The Naughty Nineties-1945

In the gay '90s, cardsharps take over a Mississippi riverboat from a kindly captain. Their first act is to change the showboat into a floating gambling house. A ham actor and his bumbling sidekick try to devise a way to ...

Follow That Bird-1985 6.8

Follow That Bird-1985

Eccentric and lovable Big Bird lives a very carefree life with his friends on Sesame Street. But his happiness is cut short when a strict social worker named Miss Finch sends Big Bird away to live with a wacky family of ...

Daddy Day Care-2003 5.5

Daddy Day Care-2003

In the comedy Daddy Day Care, two fathers lose their jobs in product development at a large food company and are forced to take their sons out of the exclusive Chapman Academy and become stay-at-home fathers. With no job...

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...

The Mask You Live In-2015 7.6

The Mask You Live In-2015

Explores how our culture's narrow definition of masculinity is harming our boys, men and society at large and unveils what we can do about it....

Don’t Raise the Bridge, Lower the River-1968 4.8

Don’t Raise the Bridge, Lower the River-1968

George Lester is a man who is chasing rainbows, looking for the pot of gold at the end. When his wife, Pamela grows tired of being dragged all over the world, she leaves him. While she is away, George converts her family...

Detainment-2018 7.5

Detainment-2018

Two ten year-old boys are detained by police under suspicion of abducting and murdering a toddler. A true story based on interview transcripts and records from the James Bulger case, which shocked the world in 1993....

Saint Ralph-2004 7.4

Saint Ralph-2004

It's the 1953/54 school year at St. Magnus Catholic School in Hamilton, Ontario. Fourteen year old Ralph Walker is in many ways a typical teenager. He is experimenting with smoking and is openly preoccupied with the oppo...

Growing Up Coy-2016 5.6

Growing Up Coy-2016

A Colorado family is thrust into the international media spotlight when they fight for the rights of their 6-year-old transgender daughter in a landmark civil rights case....

The Last Elvis-2012 7

The Last Elvis-2012

A tragic accident causes an Elvis impersonator to reassess his priorities.::IMDb Editors...