Tag: singer

Johnny Guitar (1954) 7.7

Johnny Guitar (1954)

Vienna has built a saloon outside of town, and she hopes to build her own town once the railroad is put through, but the townsfolk want her gone. When four men hold up a stagecoach and kill a man the town officials, led ...

Starstruck (1982) 7

Starstruck (1982)

Young woman wants to become the next big singer with the help of her friends and despite the wishes of her working class family.::Anonymous...

Frontier Badmen (1943) 6.7

Frontier Badmen (1943)

A group of cowboys ending their cattle drive in Abilene find that cattle prices are being kept artificially low, driving down the price they'll get for their beef. They set out to change the situation.::[email protected]

The Guilt of Janet Ames (1947) 6.3

The Guilt of Janet Ames (1947)

An obsessively bitter war widow and one of the men her husband saved in WW2 meet. He tries to convince her the sacrifice was necessary, but her problem isn't that simple. And can she help him with his wartime emotional s...

Lawless Empire (1945) 6.4

Lawless Empire (1945)

A band of raiders are about to run the Murphys off of their homestead when they are stopped by the Rev. Harding and his sister Vicky. Gang leader Duke Flinders is about to shoot Harding when the Durango Kid appears and r...

Jailhouse Rock (1957) 6.5

Jailhouse Rock (1957)

Vince Everett is serving a one-year jail sentence for manslaughter. While in the big house, his cellmate, a former country singer, introduces him to the record business. Everett takes to it so well that he decides to bec...

Christopher Strong (1933) 6.3

Christopher Strong (1933)

At a party for Bright Young Things, a "treasure hunt" for attractive yet virtuous people nets Sir Christopher Strong, M.P., and Lady Cynthia Darrington, dashing aviatrix. Their acquaintance is innocent at first; but afte...

Shadows (1958) 7.3

Shadows (1958)

Benny's a hipster, moving in and out of Manhattan's beat scene, aimless, maybe close to trouble. His sister Lelia, who looks less African-American than White, is vulnerable and about to fall in love. Hugh, their older br...

Duets (2000) 6.1

Duets (2000)

Duets is a road-trip comedy which revolves around the little known world of karaoke and the whimsical characters who inhabit it. There's the struggling singer who dreams of making it to the big time, a frustrated salesma...

Still Crazy (1998) 7

Still Crazy (1998)

"Strange Fruit" had everything that makes a legendary rockband: money, fame, success, groupies, a singer who died of drugs, and even a divine ending, when lightning struck the stage during an open-air concert. Twenty yea...

Long Strange Trip – The Untold Story of The Grateful Dead (2017) 8.2

Long Strange Trip – The Untold Story of The Grateful Dead (2017)

The tale of the Grateful Dead is inspiring, complicated, and downright messy. A tribe of contrarians, they made art out of open-ended chaos and inadvertently achieved success on their own terms. Never-before-seen footage...

200 Pounds Beauty (2017) 5.5

200 Pounds Beauty (2017)

A talented but obese girl, who ghost-sings for a not-so-talented pop star, undergoes extensive plastic surgery to become a slender beauty with a new identity....

40 Pounds of Trouble (1962) 6.4

40 Pounds of Trouble (1962)

Hilarity ensues when a casino manager spends a day at Disneyland with a cute but troublesome little girl.::Tiff Banks...

Record City (1977) 4.9

Record City (1977)

Lighthearted comedy chronicling the exploits of the employees at a record store.::Anonymous...

Heidi’s Song (1982) 6.4

Heidi’s Song (1982)

Orphaned Heidi is sent by her strict aunt to live with her reclusive grandfather in the Swiss Alps countryside. She likes it there and soon brings joy to her grandpa as well as everyone else there, including the animals....

Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga (2020) 6.5

Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga (2020)

When aspiring musicians Lars and Sigrit are given the opportunity to represent their country at the world's biggest song competition, they finally have a chance to prove that any dream worth having is a dream worth fight...

Jersey Boys (2014) 6.8

Jersey Boys (2014)

This movie is a musical biography of the Four Seasons, the rise, the tough times and personal clashes, and the ultimate triumph of a group of friends whose music became symbolic of a generation. Far from a mere tribute c...

Victor Victoria (1982) 7.6

Victor Victoria (1982)

In 1934 Paris, trained coloratura soprano Victoria Grant (Dame Julie Andrews), a native Brit, can't get a job as a singer and is having trouble making ends meet. She doesn't even have enough money for the basics of food ...

Ray (2004) 7.7

Ray (2004)

The story of Ray Charles (played by Jamie Foxx), music legend. Told in his adult life with flashbacks to his youth we see his humble origins in Florida, his turbulent childhood, which included losing his brother and then...

Solo Sunny (1980) 7

Solo Sunny (1980)

Sunny is the singer of band trying to establish itself in the music-scene of East-Berlin. They play regular gigs in small towns, but Sunny feels out of touch with the audience and her life as a whole. She begins a relati...

Godspell (1973) 6.5

Godspell (1973)

A modern-day version of the gospels, opening with John the Baptist calling a disparate group of young New Yorkers from their workaday lives to follow and learn from Jesus. They form a roving acting troupe that enacts the...

Jumping Jacks (1952) 6.4

Jumping Jacks (1952)

Hap Smith, nightclub entertainer, has a new act since his former partner Chick Allen joined the army: with lovely new partner Betsy Carter, Hap plays a clownish parody of a soldier. Meanwhile, Chick is organizing a soldi...

I Shot Jesse James (1949) 6.8

I Shot Jesse James (1949)

While the law hunts him, Jesse James lives quietly in a rented house on the corner of Lafayette and Twenty-first street in St. Joseph, Missouri, under the alias of Tom Howard. His wife Zee begs him to end his association...

A Day in Court (1954) 6.5

A Day in Court (1954)

Magistrate (Judge) Del Russo presides over four cases brough before him during a period of one day. "Adultery in 16mm" focus on Elena who brings her salesman husband to court on charges of abandonment where he springs su...

The Goldwyn Follies (1938) 5.3

The Goldwyn Follies (1938)

Movie producer chooses a simple girl to be "Miss Humanity" and to critically evalute his movies from the point of view of the ordinary person. Hit song: "Love Walked In."...

Calcutta (1946) 6.4

Calcutta (1946)

Neale Gordon and Pedro Lake, commercial pilots who fly the hump between Chungking and Calcutta learn, when they reach Calcutta, that their pal, Bill Cunningham, has been murdered. Neales investigation leads him to the Ch...

The Thing Called Love (1993) 6.4

The Thing Called Love (1993)

Miranda Presley moves from New York to Nashville to become a song writer. At an unsuccessful audition she meets James Wright a promising newcomer. After only a few days they marry, head over heels, but start to regret it...

Teen Musical – The Movie (2020) -

Teen Musical – The Movie (2020)

When Dr. Alexandra Park's Federal Grant is not renewed to keep her inner city teen activity center from financial distress, she turns to a musical fundraiser and her own in housed teens to cure her problems. Teen Musical...

Hollywood or Bust (1956) 6.6

Hollywood or Bust (1956)

The last movie with Jerry Lewis and Dean Martin together, is a satire of the life in Hollywood. Steve Wiley is a deceiver who cheats Malcolm Smith when he wins a car, claiming that he won it too. Trying to steal the car,...

The Stooge (1951) 6.9

The Stooge (1951)

Bill Miller is an unsuccessful Broadway performer until his handlers convince him to enhance his act with a stooge - Ted Rogers, a guy positioned in the audience to be the butt of Bill's jokes. But Ted begins to steal th...

Drifting Flowers (2008) 6.4

Drifting Flowers (2008)

Teddy Award-winning Director Zero Chou (Spider Lilies) weaves three poetic tales as the lesbians in Drifting Flowers seek their true identify. In the first story, Jing, a blind singer, falls in love with her band's tombo...

Murder, He Says (1945) 7.1

Murder, He Says (1945)

Trotter pollster Pete Marshall is trying to find a missing coworker. In a rural town he stumbles onto the roughian Fleagle family. Bert and Mert would just as soon "splatter" snoopers with their rifles. However, Ma Johns...

King Creole (1958) 7

King Creole (1958)

Having flunked graduation for a second time and needing cash to support his crabby (and thus unemployed) father, Danny Fisher takes a job as a singer in the King Creole nightclub - about the only joint around not run by ...

Beau Geste (1939) 7.6

Beau Geste (1939)

Beau, John, and Digby Geste are three inseparable, adventurous brothers who haven been adopted into the wealthy household of Lady Brandon. When money in the uppercrust household grows tight, Lady Brandon is forced to sel...

The Climax (1944) 5.5

The Climax (1944)

Dr. Hohner (Karloff), theatre physician at the Vienna Royal Theatre, murders his mistress, the star soprano when his jealousy drives him to the point of mad obsession. Ten years later, another young singer (Foster) remin...

Dance, Girl, Dance (1940) 6.7

Dance, Girl, Dance (1940)

Judy O'Brien is an aspiring ballerina in a dance troupe. Also in the company is Bubbles, a brash mantrap who leaves the struggling troupe for a career in burlesque. When the company disbands, Bubbles gives Judy a thankle...

Show Boat (1936) 7.4

Show Boat (1936)

Adaptation of the Broadway musical. Magnolia Hawks is the lovely but protected, and thus very naive, daughter of Cap'n Andy Hawks, the genial proprietor of a show boat that cruises the Missisippi, and his nagging wife, P...

The Locket (1946) 7.2

The Locket (1946)

Lovely Nancy seems like the ideal bride to fiancée John Willis... until, just before the ceremony, Willis is approached by Harry Blair, claiming to be Nancy's former husband. The tale Blair unfolds (in a flashback within...

Pardes (1997) 7

Pardes (1997)

This film takes a serious look at the lives of Westernized Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) in North America (Whereas Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge was about NRIs with Indian hearts, Pardes is about Westernized NRIs.) and hence...

That’s My Boy (1951) 6.3

That’s My Boy (1951)

Jarring Jack Jackson, the greatest football player in Ridgefield College history, is disappointed that his only son Junior is an uncoordinated, allergy-ridden bookworm. He uses his athletic reputation and standing as #1 ...