Tag: melodrama

The Fountainhead (1949) 7.1

The Fountainhead (1949)

Individualistic and idealistic architect Howard Roark is expelled from college because his designs fail to fit with existing architectural thinking. He seems unemployable but finally lands a job with like-minded Henry Ca...

Onimasa (1982) 6.9

Onimasa (1982)

A yakuza melodrama, covering decades in the lives of Boss Onimasa, his adopted daughter Matsue, and his biological daughter Hanako....

The Living Idol (1957) 5.6

The Living Idol (1957)

Several mysterious deaths are attributed to an ancient stone idol.::Anonymous...

Celine and Julie Go Boating (1974) 7.5

Celine and Julie Go Boating (1974)

A mysteriously linked pair of young women find their daily lives preempted by a strange boudoir melodrama that plays itself out in a hallucinatory parallel reality....

Day of Resurrection (1980) 6.2

Day of Resurrection (1980)

A US military-engineered virus, released during a plane crash, kills almost the entire human population. The only survivors are scientists and military personnel in Antarctica, who desperately try to find a cure and save...

Apne-2007 6

Apne-2007

An ex-boxer Baldev Choudhary has had a stain in his boxing career. He wanted to wash it with his son Angad's success, but times were hard and a financial crunch kept him from achieving this dream. Though Angad pulled thr...

ToY-2016 5.4

ToY-2016

'ToY' is a film about two lost souls finding each other among the desperation and glamour in Los Angeles. Two women from disparate backgrounds - one a young artist, the other an aging prostitute - forge an unlikely relat...

Legiony-2019 5.3

Legiony-2019

A universal story about entering adulthood in difficult times, growing up to the community. The great history is the background for the love story unfolding in the foreground: Józek, a deserter from the tsarists army who...

Center Stage: On Pointe-2016 5.8

Center Stage: On Pointe-2016

In Center Stage: On Pointe, Jonathan Reeves (Gallagher) is tasked with infusing more contemporary styles and modernism into the American Ballet Academy, and enlists his his top choreographers Charlie (Radetsky), Cooper (...

City Streets-1931 7.1

City Streets-1931

Nan, a racketeer's daughter, is in love with The Kid, a shooting gallery showman. Despite Nan's prodding, The Kid has no ambitions about joining the rackets and making enough money to support Nan in the lifestyle she's a...

Opposing Force-1986 5.2

Opposing Force-1986

A group of elite soldiers, including one woman, sign up for the ultimate training mission. The group parachutes onto a remote island, where their objective is to reach the safety zone before the "opposing force" captures...

Anywhere But Here-1999 6.2

Anywhere But Here-1999

Fed up with her small-town Bay City existence, Adele August leaves her family and second husband and heads for Beverley Hills with her daughter. The teenager resents the move and her mother's always flamboyant behaviour ...

Night Falls-1952 7.5

Night Falls-1952

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The Kneeling Goddess-1947 7.2

The Kneeling Goddess-1947

A artist model who leads the ever hapless Arturo de Córdova away from the arms of his innocent, blue-eyed wife and down, down, down into the ecstatic depths of degradation which include a stop at seedy Panamanian nightcl...

Basil-1998 6

Basil-1998

Basil is the story of a sheltered, naive young aristocrat who finds a friend, John Mannion and through him meets Julia Sherwin. Basil falls in love with Julia, but she is below his class, and if his father finds out, he ...

Salón México-1949 7.5

Salón México-1949

Mercedes (Marga Lopez) dances for money with the clients of Salon Mexico, a famous cabaret in Mexico City. Her younger sister Beatriz (Derbez) studies in an expensive private school, paid by Mercedes. Obviously, young Be...

My Life Without Me-2003 7.5

My Life Without Me-2003

Ann, 23 years old, lives a modest life with her two kids and her husband in a trailer in her mother's garden. Her life takes a dramatic turn, when her doctor tells her that she has uterine cancer and only two months to l...

The Cloud-Capped Star-1960 7.9

The Cloud-Capped Star-1960

"Meghe Dhaka Tara" tells the tragic story of the beautiful daughter of a middle-class refugee family from East Pakistan, living in the outskirts of Calcutta under modest circumstances. Neeta sacrifices everything for her...

The Man Who Laughs-1928 7.7

The Man Who Laughs-1928

Gwynplaine, son of Lord Clancharlie, has a permanent smile carved on his face by the King, in revenge for Gwynplaine's father's treachery. Gwynplaine is adopted by a travelling showman and becomes a popular idol. He fall...

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 ...

The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit-1956 7.1

The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit-1956

Tom Rath lives in Connecticut and commutes to work every day in Manhattan. He's happily married and has a loving wife and three children. Money is a bit tight and when the opportunity arises, he applies for a public rela...

Four Daughters-1938 6.9

Four Daughters-1938

Adam Lemp, the Dean of the Briarwood Music Foundation, has passed on his love of music to his four early adult daughters - Thea, Emma, Kay and Ann - who live with him and his sister, the girls' Aunt Etta, in the long tim...

The Constant Nymph-1943 6.8

The Constant Nymph-1943

Fourteen-year-old Tessa is hopelessly in love with handsome composer Lewis Dodd, a family friend. Lewis adores Tessa, but has never shown any romantic feelings toward her. When Tessa's father dies, Lewis contacts her lat...

Love with the Proper Stranger-1963 7.4

Love with the Proper Stranger-1963

Angie Rossini is an innocent Italian Catholic Macy's salesgirl, who discovers she's pregnant from a fling with Rocky, a musician. Angie finds Rocky (who doesn't remember her at first) to tell him she's pregnant and needs...

Sindoor-1987 5.5

Sindoor-1987

Vijay forces his wife Laxmi to leave her house, suspecting an extra marital affair. Years later, Vijay and Laxmi come face to face and start meeting each other.::alex,[email protected]

Untouched-1954 7.5

Untouched-1954

With the purpose of using barbasco roots in the production of cortisone, a pharmaceutical company sends a scientist to investigate the possibilities of exploitation in Veracruz, but the man gets lost in the jungle and li...

Waiting to Exhale-1995 5.9

Waiting to Exhale-1995

This story based on the best selling novel by Terry McMillan follows the lives of four African-American women as they try to deal with their very lives. Friendship becomes the strongest bond between these women as men, c...

Home from the Hill-1960 7.4

Home from the Hill-1960

Captain Wade Hunnicutt is the wealthiest and most powerful citizen in his Texan town; he is also a notorious womanizer, which has turned his wife Hannah against him. She has brought up their son Theron to be dependent up...

High School Confidential!-1958 6.3

High School Confidential!-1958

A tough kid comes to a new high school and begins muscling his way into the drug scene. As he moves his way up the ladder, a schoolteacher tries to reform him, his aunt tries to seduce him, and the "weedheads" are eager ...

All That Heaven Allows-1955 7.6

All That Heaven Allows-1955

Cary Scott is a widow with two grown children. She's been leading a quiet life since her husband died, socializing with a small circle of friends. Her children no longer live with her full-time but come home every weeken...

Soapdish-1991 6.5

Soapdish-1991

Celeste Talbert has been the queen of the soaps for over two decades. Montana Moorehead needs to get her out of her way before she can move on and begins her program to get her to leave. She hires an old boyfriend of Cel...

Imitation of Life-1959 7.9

Imitation of Life-1959

Aspiring actress Lora Meredith meets Annie Johnson, a homeless black woman at Coney Island and soon they share a tiny apartment. Each woman has an intolerable daughter, though, Annie's little girl Sarah Jane, is by far t...

The Concubine-2012 6.1

The Concubine-2012

A tragic love triangle story between Hwa-Yeon, a daughter of a nobleman, her true love Kwon-Yoo, a servant and the man who will be King, Prince Sungwon.::anonymous...

The Baby-1973 6.1

The Baby-1973

A social worker who recently lost her husband investigates the strange Wadsworth family. The Wadsworths might not seem too unusual to hear about them at first - consisting of the mother, two grown daughters and the diape...

Valley of the Dolls-1967 6

Valley of the Dolls-1967

Anne Welles, a bright, brash young New England college grad leaves her Peyton Place-ish small town and heads for Broadway, where she hopes to find an exciting job and sophisticated men. During her misadventures in Manhat...

Nothing in Common-1986 5.9

Nothing in Common-1986

David Basner is a successful advertising executive who has it all: Money, happiness, and women who want him. Then one day his world falls apart when his mother leaves his father. Now, he must balance his life between his...

Indecent Proposal-1993 5.9

Indecent Proposal-1993

A young couple very much in love are married and have started their respective careers, she as a real estate broker, he as an architect. She finds the perfect spot to build his dream house, and they get loans to finance ...

Shooting Stars-1928 7

Shooting Stars-1928

The husband and wife acting team of Mae Feather and Julian Gordon is torn apart when he discovers she is having an affair with the screen comedian Andy Wilks. Mae hatches a plot to kill her husband by putting a real bull...

One True Thing-1998 7

One True Thing-1998

When a tough New Yorker's mother is stricken with a serious illness, she is forced to quit her job and her relationship with her boyfriend to take care of her, finding out a lot of things she didn't know about her mother...

Shock Corridor-1963 7.4

Shock Corridor-1963

Johnny Barrett, an ambitious journalist, is determined to win a Pulitzer Prize by solving a murder committed in a lunatic asylum and witnessed only by three inmates, from whom the police have been unable to extract the i...