Tag: pennsylvania

Scotland, Pa. (2001) 6.7

Scotland, Pa. (2001)

Joe McBeth is a hard-working but unambitious doofus who toils at a hamburger stand alongside his wife Pat, who has a significant edge in the brains department. Pat is convinced she could do a lot better with the place th...

Dead Woman’s Hollow (2013) 4.7

Dead Woman’s Hollow (2013)

Based on a shocking true crime that took place on the Appalachian trail. Two female students set off for a camping trip into the Pennsylvania woods - but they are hunted, shot and left for dead by a mountain man after he...

George Washington Slept Here (1942) 7

George Washington Slept Here (1942)

New Yorkers Bill and Connie Fuller have to move from their apartment. Without Bill's knowledge, Connie purchases a delapidated old farmhouse in Pennsylvania, where George Washington was supposed to have actually slept du...

Fear Strikes Out (1957) 7

Fear Strikes Out (1957)

Jim Piersall is groomed by his loving but hard-driving father (living vicariously through his son) to play major league baseball. His desire to succeed to please his father leads to mental illness and a nervous breakdown...

The Molly Maguires (1970) 6.9

The Molly Maguires (1970)

Life is rough in the coal mines of 1876 Pennsylvania. A secret group of Irish immigrant miners, known as the Molly Maguires, fights against the cruelty of the mining company with sabotage and murder. A detective, also an...

Baby Mama (2008) 6

Baby Mama (2008)

Successful and single businesswoman Kate Holbrook has long put her career ahead of a personal life. Now 37, she's finally determined to have a kid on her own. But her plan is thrown a curve ball after she discovers she h...

Dawn of the Dead (1978) 7.9

Dawn of the Dead (1978)

The zombie apocalypse has hit Earth. Two personnel from a TV station and two policemen set off in a helicopter to find a safe place to hide out. Their search leads them to a shopping mall where they manage to find a plac...

“Vampirina” (2017) 6.7

“Vampirina” (2017)

"Vampirina" tells the story of a young vampire girl who faces the joys and trials of being the new kid in town when her family moves from Transylvania to Pennsylvania.::Disney Channel PR...

Unaccompanied Minors (2006) 5.3

Unaccompanied Minors (2006)

Spencer and his little sister, Katherine, are flying to Pennsylvania for Christmas with their dad. While changing planes, a blizzard moves in and cancels all flights out of Hoover Airport: they must stay in a basement ro...

The Prince of Pennsylvania (1988) 5.8

The Prince of Pennsylvania (1988)

There's nothing wrong with the Marshetta family that a little felony can't cure. Rupert doesn't want to follow in his father's blue-collar footsteps, so he and his quirky friend kidnap his father for ransom, only nobody ...

Amish Grace (2010) (TV) 7.1

Amish Grace (2010) (TV)

When a gunman killed five Amish children and injured five others in a Nickel Mines, Pennsylvania schoolhouse shooting in October of 2006, the world media attention rapidly turned from the tragic events to the extraordina...

Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father-2008 8.6

Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father-2008

In 2001, Andrew Bagby, a medical resident, is murdered not long after breaking up with his girlfriend. Soon after, when she announces she's pregnant, one of Andrew's many close friends, Kurt Kuenne, begins this film, a g...

The Emperor’s Club-2002 6.9

The Emperor’s Club-2002

William Hundert is a passionate and principled Classics professor who finds his tightly-controlled world shaken and inexorably altered when a new student, Sedgewick Bell, walks into his classroom. What begins as a fierce...

Kids for Cash-2013 7.1

Kids for Cash-2013

Kids For Cash is a riveting look behind the notorious judicial scandal that rocked the nation. Beyond the millions paid and high stakes corruption, Kids For Cash exposes a shocking American secret. In the wake of the sho...

Billboard-2019 5.6

Billboard-2019

Times are tough, listener-ship is down and Casey needs to come up with a plan to save his radio station, WTYT 960, and fast! Casey's grand plan is to host a billboard sitting contest, where four lucky contestants have th...

Black Fury-1935 6.5

Black Fury-1935

An immigrant coal miner finds himself in the middle of a bitter labor dispute between the workers and the mine owners.::[email protected]

Foxcatcher-2014 7

Foxcatcher-2014

Based on true events, Foxcatcher tells the dark and fascinating story of the unlikely and ultimately tragic relationship between an eccentric multi-millionaire and two champion wrestlers. When Olympic Gold Medal winning ...

A Dark Place-2018 6.1

A Dark Place-2018

When a young boy goes missing in a sleepy backwoods town, a local sanitation truck driver, Donald, plays detective, embarking on a precarious and obsessive investigation....

At Close Range-1986 7

At Close Range-1986

Based upon the true story of Bruce Johnston Sr., his son, and his brothers; together, they constituted one of suburban Philadelphia's most notorious crime families during the 1970s. Their criminal activities ranged from ...

That Thing You Do!-1996 6.9

That Thing You Do!-1996

Recounts a fable of a pop rock band formed a year after the Beatles took America by storm in early 1964. Jazz aficionado Guy Patterson, unhappily toiling in the family appliance store, is recruited into the band the Oned...

Out in the Silence-2009 6.2

Out in the Silence-2009

A gray winter sky hangs over lonely city streets, rotted oil derricks, and abandoned factories. This is Oil City, Pennsylvania, a fading industrial town in the heart of the American rust belt. It is the sort of town that...

Gettysburg-1993 7.6

Gettysburg-1993

The four and 1/4 hour depiction of the historical and personal events surrounding and including the decisive American civil war battle features thousands of civil war re-enactors marching over the exact ground that the f...

For Richer or Poorer-1997 5.8

For Richer or Poorer-1997

The incredibly rich, but miserable New York couple, Brad and Caroline Sexton, got framed by their accountant, and fled from the IRS to the one place where no one would look for them: Amish country. Now they've got to do ...

Crumb-1994 8

Crumb-1994

This movie chronicles the life and times of R. Crumb. Robert Crumb is the cartoonist/artist who drew Keep On Truckin', Fritz the Cat, and played a major pioneering role in the genesis of underground comix. Through interv...

1776-1972 7.6

1776-1972

The film version of the Broadway musical comedy of the same name. In the days leading up to July 4, 1776, Continental Congressmen John Adams and Benjamin Franklin coerce Thomas Jefferson into writing the Declaration of I...

Promised Land-2012 6.6

Promised Land-2012

Corporate salesman Steve Butler (Matt Damon) arrives in a rural town with his sales partner, Sue Thomason (McDormand). With the town having been hit hard by the economic decline of recent years, the two outsiders see the...

The Crazies-1973 6.1

The Crazies-1973

A biological weapon gone awry is only the start of problems in the little town of Evan's City, Pennsylvania. Bouts of insanity in the populace are leading to murder and rioting, until the US Army turns up - and things re...