Tag: mother-son-relationship

The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994) 7.4

The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994)

Two drag-queens (Anthony/Mitzi and Adam/Felicia) and a transgender woman contract to perform a drag show at a resort in Alice Springs, a resort town in the remote Australian desert. They head west from Sydney aboard thei...

Moon Pilot (1962) 5.5

Moon Pilot (1962)

An Air Force captain inadvertently volunteers to make the first manned flight around the moon. He immediately falls under the watchful protection of various security agencies, but despite all their precautions, a young w...

The Cat in the Hat (2003) 3.9

The Cat in the Hat (2003)

Conrad and Sally Walden (Spencer Breslin and Dakota Fanning) are home alone with their pet fish. It is raining outside, and there is nothing to do. Until The Cat in the Hat ('Mike Myers') walks in the front door. He intr...

The Flight of the Eagle (1982) 7.1

The Flight of the Eagle (1982)

The Swedish 19th century engineer S. A. Andrée sets out to become the first man on the north pole. His idea is to launch a polar expedition using a hydrogen balloon, together with two friends. The balloon, "The Eagle", t...

The Fatal Glass of Beer (1933) 6.7

The Fatal Glass of Beer (1933)

Mr. Snavely, a Yukon prospector, lost his only son years ago to the temptations of the big city; now the prodigal Chester, released from prison, comes home to Ma and Pa. A parody of Yukon melodrama; includes the famous l...

My Favorite Wife (1940) 7.4

My Favorite Wife (1940)

Ellen Arden arrives 7 years after being given up for dead in a shipwreck, to find her husband Nick just remarried to Bianca. The overjoyed Nick awkwardly tries to break the news gently to Bianca. But before he can do tha...

Dreams (1990) 7.8

Dreams (1990)

This is essentially eight separate short films, though with some overlaps in terms of characters and thematic material - chiefly that of man's relationship with his environment. 'Sunshine Through The Rain': a young boy i...

The Search for One-eye Jimmy (1994) 6.2

The Search for One-eye Jimmy (1994)

While working on a documentary on his old neighborhood, a young film school graduate shifts the focus of his production onto the disappearance of a local resident and the strange characters who are conducting the search ...

Kubo and the Two Strings (2016) 7.8

Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)

Kubo lives a quiet, normal life in a small shoreside village until a spirit from the past turns his life upside down by re-igniting an age-old vendetta. This causes all sorts of havoc as gods and monsters chase Kubo who,...

Sons and Lovers (1960) 7.1

Sons and Lovers (1960)

It's the early twentieth century. The Morel family lives in the coal mining community of Bestwood, England, just outside of Nottingham. There is little connection now between husband and wife, Walter and Gertrude, due to...

“The Restaurant” (2017) 8.2

“The Restaurant” (2017)

In May 1945, peace is proclaimed all over Europe. The Löwander family runs their old fashioned restaurant in Stockholm, but the small amount of patrons worries them. The eldest son, Gustaf, is willing to resort to unconv...

Blended (2014) 6.5

Blended (2014)

After a blind date gone horribly wrong, Jim and Lauren agree they never, ever want to see each other again. Well, that's all about to change when the two find themselves and their respective families (including children)...

American Hero (2015) 4.9

American Hero (2015)

Melvin, a reluctant Superhero, lives only for crime, women and drugs - until he realises that the only way he will ever get to see his estranged son is to go straight and fulfil his potential as a crime fighter....

Where’s Poppa? (1970) 6.6

Where’s Poppa? (1970)

When New York attorney Gordon Hocheiser meets Louise Callan, the girl of his dreams, he schemes to eliminate his aging, senile mother, even though he promised his late father that he'd always take care of her. He fears t...

The Eye of the Storm (2011) 6.1

The Eye of the Storm (2011)

Elizabeth Hunter controls all in her life - society, her staff, her children; but the once great beauty will now determine her most defiant act as she chooses her time to die.::Anonymous...

The War with Grandpa (2020) 5.1

The War with Grandpa (2020)

Peter is thrilled that Grandpa is coming to live with his family. That is, until Grandpa moves into Peter's room, forcing him upstairs into the creepy attic. And though he loves his grandpa he wants his room back - so he...

Auntie Mame (1958) 7.9

Auntie Mame (1958)

Mame is an unconventional individualist socialite from the roaring 20's. When her brother dies, she is forced to raise her nephew Patrick. However, Patrick's father has designated an executor to his will to protect the b...

Mrs. Miniver (1942) 7.6

Mrs. Miniver (1942)

The Minivers, an English "middle-class" family experience life in the first months of World War II. While dodging bombs, the Minivers' son courts Lady Beldon's granddaughter. A rose is named after Mrs. Miniver and entere...

Bao (2018) 7.5

Bao (2018)

A Chinese-Canadian woman suffering from empty nest syndrome gets a second shot at motherhood when one of her handmade dumplings comes alive.::Stardust...

The Corpse Vanishes (1942) 4.5

The Corpse Vanishes (1942)

Dr. Lorenz, a mad scientist, wants to keep his elderly wife young. He does this by kidnapping young females and extracting fluid from them. He then injects this fluid into his wife....

Hornet’s Nest (2012) (TV) 4.8

Hornet’s Nest (2012) (TV)

Robbie Amell, Michael Boatman and Michael Silver co-star in the first in this adaptation of the first novel in Cornwell's series of mysteries featuring reporter Andy Brazil, Police Chief Judy Hammer and her top deputy....

Thunder Road (1958) 6.7

Thunder Road (1958)

A veteran comes home from the Korean War to the mountains and takes over the family moonshining business. He has to battle big-city gangsters who are trying to take over the business and the police who are trying to put ...

Blast from the Past (1999) 6.6

Blast from the Past (1999)

Adam Weber is the child of an eccentric inventor and his wife. Following a bomb scare in the 1960s that locked the Webers in their bomb shelter for 35 years, Adam Weber must venture out into Los Angeles and obtain food a...

The Goob (2014) 5.7

The Goob (2014)

Young Goob, 16 years old, returns home to his mother where he grew up in the countryside, between a small restaurant and a field of pumpkins. His mother's new companion and Goob don't get along. This summer Goob will mat...

I Love You Both (2016) 4.2

I Love You Both (2016)

Krystal and her twin brother confront twenty-eight years of codependency when they start dating the same guy....

Beautiful Thing (1996) 7.5

Beautiful Thing (1996)

A tender love story set during a hot summer on a South-East London housing estate. Jamie, a relatively unpopular lad who bunks off school to avoid football, lives next door to Ste, a more popular athletic lad but who is ...

The Whole Truth (2016) 6.2

The Whole Truth (2016)

Defense attorney Richard Ramsey (Keanu Reeves) takes on a personal case when he swears to his widowed friend, Loretta Lassiter (Renée Zellweger), that he will keep her son Mike (Gabriel Basso) out of prison. Charged with...

Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life (2016) 6.1

Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life (2016)

Imaginative quiet teenager Rafe Katchadorian is tired of his middle school's obsession with the rules at the expense of any and all creativity. Desperate to shake things up, Rafe and his best friends have come up with a ...

Heartbreak Hotel (1988) 5.7

Heartbreak Hotel (1988)

Johnny, a 17 year old boy, succeeds in kidnapping Elvis Presley and thus convinces him to meet her mother who is a fan of his and has to stand difficult times at that moment....

Magnificent Obsession (1954) 7.1

Magnificent Obsession (1954)

When churlish, spoiled rich man Bob Merrick foolishly wrecks his speed boat, the rescue team resuscitates him with equipment that's therefore unavailable to aid a local hero, Dr. Wayne Phillips, who dies as a result. Phi...

Prison Song (2001) 6.3

Prison Song (2001)

A young man lives and learns while growing up on the street and in and out of correctional facilities.::ravynegnew...

Raggedy Man (1981) 6.8

Raggedy Man (1981)

It's 1944 in the small town of Gregory, Texas. Divorcée Nita Longley has been brought into the town by the telephone company to work as its switchboard operator, a job which requires her to be at the switchboard day and ...

The Boy Next Door (2015) 4.7

The Boy Next Door (2015)

When a handsome, charming teenager named Noah (Ryan Guzman) moves in next door, newly separated high-school teacher Claire Peterson (Jennifer Lopez) encourages his friendship and engages in a little bit of harmless (or s...

The Perfect Catch (2017) (TV) 6.6

The Perfect Catch (2017) (TV)

In small town Parker Falls, Ohio, Jessica is the third generational owner/operator within her family of Wesley's Hometown Diner, she who has tried to remain true to her grandfather, the original owner, in keeping the sam...

As You Are (2016) 6.6

As You Are (2016)

Set in the early 1990s, the telling and retelling of a friendship between three teenagers, as a police investigation prompts disparate memories.::Sean Patrick Burke...

Ice Blues (2008) 6.4

Ice Blues (2008)

Tim Callahan, aide to New York Senator Lauren Platt, is disappointed that all of the $3 million funding has been pulled from his latest pet project, a safe zone for children and youth. His personal partner, private inves...

Blood Lake: Attack of the Killer Lampreys (2014) (TV) 3.7

Blood Lake: Attack of the Killer Lampreys (2014) (TV)

After chomping through the fish population, thousands of starved lampreys begin attacking the citizens of a sleepy lake town, and the community scrambles to stay alive.::The Asylum...

Collaborator (2011) 5.9

Collaborator (2011)

Robert Longfellow is a playwright whose latest play in New York City has just bombed while his marriage is in no better shape. Seeking an escape, he travels back to Los Angeles to visit his mother, meet a dear secret gir...

Again Once Again (2019) 6.5

Again Once Again (2019)

Actress Romina Paula points the camera at herself, her son and her mother in this mixture of documentary and fiction. A returns to her roots to rediscover who she is....

The Audition (2019) 6.5

The Audition (2019)

Anna Bronsky is a violin teacher at the Conservatoire. Against the advice of her colleagues, she imposes the admission of a pupil, in whom she sees a great talent. With a lot of involvement, she prepares Alexander for th...