Tag: money-problems

The Wishing Well (2009) (TV) 6.4

The Wishing Well (2009) (TV)

Small Wells is an inconspicuous Midwest town, where nothing truly spectacular happens, so whatever gets into its local newspaper, run by Mark Jansen, is 'exciting'. The local wish well actually works, but only when one '...

Come Undone (2010) 6

Come Undone (2010)

Anna (Alba Rohrwacher) has everything she thought she could ever need: a respectable career, a caring family, and a loving partner, Alessio. But when she meets Domenico (Pier Francesco Favino), a handsome, married waiter...

An American Crime (2007) 7.3

An American Crime (2007)

Based on a true story that shocked the nation in 1965, the film recounts one of the most shocking crimes ever committed against a single victim. Sylvia and Jennie Fae Likens, the two daughters of traveling carnival worke...

Taipei Story (1985) 7.7

Taipei Story (1985)

Lung, a former member of the national Little League team and now operator of an old-style fabric business, is never able to shake a longing for his past glory. One day, he runs into a forme teammate who is now a struggli...

Tex-1982 6.5

Tex-1982

After their mother dies and their father leaves them, teenage brothers Tex and Mason McCormick struggle to make it on their own.::K. Rose ...

Code 8-2019 6.1

Code 8-2019

In a world where people with "special" abilities are living in poverty, Conner Reed (Robbie Amell) is a powerful young man who is struggling to pay for his ailing mother's medical treatment. To earn money, he joins a luc...

Ballast-2008 6.9

Ballast-2008

A single mother and her embattled son struggle to subsist in a small Mississippi Delta township. An act of violence thrusts them into the world of an emotionally devastated highway store owner, awakening the fury of a bi...

Corner Gas: The Movie-2014 6.7

Corner Gas: The Movie-2014

As the town of Dog River goes bankrupt the residents of the town must pack up and move out. However our favourite citizens make one last-ditch effort to save Dog River.::Jon...

Summer Camp-1979 3.7

Summer Camp-1979

The director of a failing summer camp decides to invite campers from ten years ago for a free weekend event, hoping that he can trick them into fixing up the place and also get their families to provide them some financi...

Friends with Money-2006 5.8

Friends with Money-2006

Four women friends: three are wealthy and married plus there's Olivia, a former teacher who's now a maid. The marriages are in various states of health: Franny and Matt are happy and very rich. Christine and David write ...

The Gambler-1974 7.2

The Gambler-1974

Axel Freed, a college professor and very successful at his job, is addicted to gambling, who wins big, but loses it all just as fast. He borrowed from his girlfriend, his wealthy mother, and last but not least a loan sha...

Daughter of Mine-2018 6.2

Daughter of Mine-2018

A daughter torn between two mothers, one who raised her with love and her biological mother, who instinctively claims her back.::Anonymous...

The Palm Beach Story-1942 7.5

The Palm Beach Story-1942

Gerry and Tom Jeffers are finding married life hard. Tom is an inventor/ architect and there is little money for them to live on. They are about to be thrown out of their apartment when Gerry meets rich businessman being...

Mad Money-2008 5.8

Mad Money-2008

Don and Bridget Cardigan's upper middle class lifestyle is threatened since Don, who has been out of work for a year, seems to have given up looking for a job, and housewife Bridget has been out of the workforce for most...

The Little Stranger-2018 5.5

The Little Stranger-2018

THE LITTLE STRANGER tells the story of Dr. Faraday, the son of a housemaid, who has built a life of quiet respectability as a country doctor. During the long hot summer of 1948, he is called to a patient at Hundreds Hall...

Satan’s Slaves-2017 6.7

Satan’s Slaves-2017

The family of Rini is financially broken and she lives with her father, her mother that is ill, her grandmother that is crippled, and her brothers Tony, Bondi and the mute six year-old Ian in an old house in the countrys...

Ilo Ilo-2013 7.3

Ilo Ilo-2013

Set in Singapore, Ilo Ilo chronicles the relationship between the Lim family and their newly arrived maid, Teresa. Like many other Filipino women, she has come to this city in search of a better life. Her presence in the...

The Big White-2005 6.4

The Big White-2005

In the middle of Alaska, travel agent Paul Barnell is near bankruptcy. Desperate to help himself and his beloved, mentally ill wife Margaret, Paul discovers a dead body and passes it off as his missing brother Raymond, w...

Wendy and Lucy-2008 7.1

Wendy and Lucy-2008

A woman's life is derailed en route to a potentially lucrative summer job. When her car breaks down, and her dog is taken to the pound, the thin fabric of her financial situation comes apart, and she is led through a ser...

Ballet Shoes-2007 6.7

Ballet Shoes-2007

Pauline, Petrova, and Posy Fossil live with Sylvia Brown, their guardian. Money is tight and as the story opens, three boarders - a garage owner, a retired English professor, and a dance teacher - come to stay. Theo Dane...

Wish I Was Here-2014 6.7

Wish I Was Here-2014

'Wish I Was Here' is the story of Aidan Bloom, a struggling actor, father and husband, who at 35 is still trying to find his identity; a purpose for his life. He winds up trying to home school his two children when his f...

Legend of the Dragon-1991 6.4

Legend of the Dragon-1991

Stephen Chow leaves for the big city to try and save his home by winning the huge snooker tournament.::Joseph P. Ulibas ...

The Woman of Rumour-1954 7.5

The Woman of Rumour-1954

Hatsuko Umabuchi is a widow who runs a prosperous geisha house in present day Kyoto. Her daughter Yukiko returns from Tokyo following a failed suicide attempt, after her lover found out about her mother's profession. Hat...