Tag: self-sacrifice

The Lives of a Bengal Lancer (1935) 7.1

The Lives of a Bengal Lancer (1935)

The 41st Bengal Lancers are stationed on the Northwest Frontier of British India, guarding against Afridi invaders led by wily Mohammed Khan. Experienced (though insubordinate) Lieut. McGregor is joined by two new arriva...

Last Flight Out (2004) 5.6

Last Flight Out (2004)

A clean family movie of action, humor, and love. Pilot Dan's mission: rescue a woman working a jungle clinic in midst of warfare. She and another are willing to sacrifice their lives for villagers. A daring rescue result...

Cargo (2006) 5

Cargo (2006)

A young backpacker gets into some trouble in Africa and stows away on a cargo ship heading to Europe.::Anonymous...

Ram Jaane (1995) 5.4

Ram Jaane (1995)

Ram Jaane is arrested by a security guard after stealing cargo from a train with his best friend. He is shortly released and becomes one of the biggest hustlers in the city. After a deadly shootout, he is arrested by a c...

The Dawn Patrol (1930) 7.2

The Dawn Patrol (1930)

During the First World War, British combat pilot Dick Courtney mocks his commanding officer Major Brand for being too cautious, unaware that Brand is tormented by the requirement of his command that he send young men to ...

Stations of the Cross (2014) 7.4

Stations of the Cross (2014)

Maria is 14 years old. Her family is part of a fundamentalist Catholic community. Maria lives her everyday life in the modern world, yet her heart belongs to Jesus. She wants to follow him, to become a saint and go to he...

The Inn of the Sixth Happiness (1958) 7.3

The Inn of the Sixth Happiness (1958)

All her life Englishwoman Gladys Aylward knew that China was the place where she belonged. Not qualified to be sent there as a missionary, Gladys works as a domestic to earn the money to send herself to a poor, remote vi...

Escape Plan (2013) 6.7

Escape Plan (2013)

Ray Breslin's an expert on building security. After reviewing every high security prison, his skills are challenged. He's set up, and sent to one of the toughest (security-wise) prisons - one he designed, himself. He nee...

The Other Side of the Door (2016) 5.3

The Other Side of the Door (2016)

A family lives an idyllic existence abroad until a tragic accident takes the life of their young son. The inconsolable mother learns of an ancient ritual that will bring him back to say a final goodbye. She travels to an...

Chuka (1967) 6.3

Chuka (1967)

While Indians besiege a U.S. Army fort in 1876, residents of the fort, a gunfighter, a stagecoach driver, two Mexican women, and a motley company of soldiers, try to come to terms with their pasts.::dinky-4...

Logan (2017) 8.1

Logan (2017)

In 2029 the mutant population has shrunken significantly due to genetically modified plants designed to reduce mutant powers and the X-Men have disbanded. Logan, whose power to self-heal is dwindling, has surrendered him...

Battle Royale II (2003) 4.7

Battle Royale II (2003)

Three years after the events in "Battle Royale," Shuya Nanahara (Tatsuya Fujiwara)is a well-known terrorist bent on bringing down the government. In response, they order the creation of the "Battle Royale 2" program, and...

Cargo-2009 6.2

Cargo-2009

In 2270, Earth is completely depleted and no one lives there anymore. Those that have money move to Rhea; but most of the population lives in orbit in space stations. Dr. Laura Portmann decides to work in the cargo ship ...

The Butterfly Effect-2004 7.6

The Butterfly Effect-2004

Evan Treborn grows up in a small town with his single, working mother and his friends. He suffers from memory blackouts where he suddenly finds himself somewhere else, confused. Evan's friends and mother hardly believe h...

A Bill of Divorcement-1932 6.5

A Bill of Divorcement-1932

After spending fifteen years in an asylum, Hilary Fairfield escapes from the institution after regaining his sanity. He finds that things at home are different than when he left them. His wife has divorced him and is alr...

Ben 10: Secret of the Omnitrix-2007 7.1

Ben 10: Secret of the Omnitrix-2007

After a fierce battle in a power plant with Dr. Animo, Ben notices something strange happening with the Omnitrix but doesn't tell anyone (except Gwen and Grandpa Max). Tetrax arrives, drawn to the self-destruct signal br...

Only the Valiant-1951 6.5

Only the Valiant-1951

Capt. Richard Lance is unjustly held responsible, by his men and girlfriend, for an Indian massacre death of beloved Lt. Holloway. Holloway is killed while escorting a dangerous Indian chief to another fort's prison. The...

The Devil and Max Devlin-1981 5.1

The Devil and Max Devlin-1981

When Max dies in an accident, he goes straight to hell. But the devil Barney makes him an offer: if he manages to get three innocent youths to sell him their souls in the next two months, he may stay on earth. Max accept...

Bats-1999 3.9

Bats-1999

Bats, the result of a government experiment gone wrong, have suddenly become intelligent, vicious, and omnivorous, and are attacking people near Gallup, Texas. Bat specialist Sheila Casper and her assistant Jimmy are bro...

When the Last Sword Is Drawn-2002 7.5

When the Last Sword Is Drawn-2002

Kanichiro Yoshimura is a Samurai and Family man who can no longer support his wife and children on the the low pay he receives from his small town clan, he is forced by the love for his family to leave for the city in se...

Resident Evil: Extinction-2007 6.3

Resident Evil: Extinction-2007

Years after the Raccoon City disaster, Alice is on her own; aware that she has become a liability and could endanger those around her, she is struggling to survive and bring down the Umbrella Corporation led by the sinis...

Beyond the Poseidon Adventure-1979 4.6

Beyond the Poseidon Adventure-1979

After The Poseidon Adventure (1972), in which the ship got flipped over by a tidal wave, the ship drifts bottom-up in the sea. While there are passengers still on-board waiting to be rescued, two rivalling salvage partie...

Bombardier-1943 6

Bombardier-1943

Major Chick Davis proves to the U.S. Army the superiority of high altitude precision bombing, and establishes a school for bombardiers. Training is followed in semi-documentary style, with personal dramas in subplots. Th...

Wings of the Navy-1939 6

Wings of the Navy-1939

Jerry and Cass have always been competitive. Now that Cass is a well respected Naval aviator like his father, Jerry leaves the submarine service to become a flying cadet with Class 61 at Pensacola. During training, Jerry...

A Guy Named Joe-1943 7

A Guy Named Joe-1943

Maj. Pete Sandidge is a very able pilot who seems to have a streak of luck as far as flying goes. World War II is raging and Pete has come out of it pretty so far. He even has a beautiful girlfriend Dorinda Durston, hers...

Adam Had Four Sons-1941 6.6

Adam Had Four Sons-1941

Early 1905, French governess Emilie Gallatin (Ingrid Bergman) is hired to care of a luxurious family mansion and the four sons of wealthy Adam Stoddard (Warner Baxter) and his wife, Molly Stoddard (Fay Wray). Things coul...

After Dark, My Sweet-1990 6.6

After Dark, My Sweet-1990

An ex-boxer is drifting around after escaping from the mental hospital. He meets a widow who convinces him to help fix up the neglected estate her ex-husband left. Her Uncle talks them both into helping kidnap a rich boy...

Bloody Friday-1972 6.8

Bloody Friday-1972

When terrorists rob a bank all hell is let loose....

The Americanization of Emily-1964 7.4

The Americanization of Emily-1964

During the build-up to D-Day in 1944, the British found their island hosting many thousands of American soldiers who were "oversexed, overpaid, and over here". That's Charlie Madison exactly; he knows all the angles to m...

Nosferatu-1922 7.9

Nosferatu-1922

Wisbourg, Germany based estate agent Knock dispatches his associate, Hutter, to Count Orlok's castle in Transylvania as the Count wants to purchase an isolated house in Wisbourg. They plan on selling him the one across t...

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story-2016 7.8

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story-2016

All looks lost for the Rebellion against the Empire as they learn of the existence of a new super weapon, the Death Star. Once a possible weakness in its construction is uncovered, the Rebel Alliance must set out on a de...

Lilo & Stitch-2002 7.2

Lilo & Stitch-2002

In a place far, far away, illegal genetic experiment #626 is detected: Ruthless scientist Dr. Jumba Jookiba has created a strong, intelligent, nearly indestructible and aggressive being with only one known weakness: The ...

Chocolate-2008 7

Chocolate-2008

When Zin, former girlfriend of a Thai mob boss, falls for Masashi, a Japanese gangster in Thailand, the boss banishes them: Masashi to Japan, and Zin, with her small daughter Zen, to live next to a martial arts school. Z...

Titanic-1997 7.8

Titanic-1997

84 years later, a 100 year-old woman named Rose DeWitt Bukater tells the story to her granddaughter Lizzy Calvert, Brock Lovett, Lewis Bodine, Bobby Buell and Anatoly Mikailavich on the Keldysh about her life set in Apri...

The Dark Knight Rises-2012 8.4

The Dark Knight Rises-2012

Despite his tarnished reputation after the events of The Dark Knight (2008), in which he took the rap for Dent's crimes, Batman feels compelled to intervene to assist the city and its Police force, which is struggling to...

Space Battleship Yamato-2010 6.1

Space Battleship Yamato-2010

In 2199, five years after the Gamilas launch attacks on Earth, the planet has been ravaged by the aliens' radiation bombs and the remnants of humanity have moved underground. One day, former pilot Susumu Kodai discovers ...

Avengers: Age of Ultron-2015 7.3

Avengers: Age of Ultron-2015

Tony Stark creates the Ultron Program to protect the world, but when the peacekeeping program becomes hostile, The Avengers go into action to try and defeat a virtually impossible enemy together. Earth's mightiest heroes...

Frozen-2013 7.5

Frozen-2013

Fearless optimist Anna teams up with rugged mountain man Kristoff and his loyal reindeer Sven and sets off on an epic journey to find her sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arendelle in eternal win...

1408-2007 6.8

1408-2007

The cynical and skeptical writer Mike Enslin writes books evaluating supernatural phenomena in hotels, graveyards and other haunted places, usually debunking the mystery. While writing his latest book, he travels from Lo...

Pressure-2015 5.6

Pressure-2015

In the Somalia coast, the veteran divers Engel, Mitchell, Hurst and the rookie Jones are assigned to repair an oil pipeline on the bottom of the sea by the Vaxxilon representative Karsen. They are advised that a storm is...