Tag: stage

The Jazz Singer (1980) 5.9

The Jazz Singer (1980)

Neil Diamond stars in this motion picture as Yussel Rabinovitch, a young Jewish cantor who strives to make a career outside the synagogue in popular music as Jess Robin. Against the wishes of his rigid father and his lov...

The Theatre Bizarre (2011) 5.2

The Theatre Bizarre (2011)

Down a seedy city street in her neighborhood, young Enola Penny is obsessed with what appears to be a long abandoned theatre. One night, she sees that the front door is slightly ajar and impulsively decides to sneak insi...

Bob Dylan: Dont Look Back (1967) 8

Bob Dylan: Dont Look Back (1967)

Portrait of the artist as a young man. In spring, 1965, Bob Dylan, 23, a pixyish troubador, spends three weeks in England. Pennebaker's camera follows him from airport to hall, from hotel room to public house, from conve...

The Upside of Anger (2005) 6.8

The Upside of Anger (2005)

A sharp-witted suburban wife, Terry Wolfmeyer, is left to raise her four headstrong daughters when her husband unexpectedly disappears. Things get even more hectic when she falls for her neighbor Denny, a once-great base...

Ring of Fire (2013) (TV) 5.9

Ring of Fire (2013) (TV)

This is the story of the decades-long love affair between June Carter and her husband, Johnny Cash, a love that was stretched to the breaking point by Johnny's addiction to pills.::Breakdown Services, Ltd....

Friendly Persuasion (1956) 7.4

Friendly Persuasion (1956)

The story of a family of Quakers in Indiana in 1862. Their religous sect is strongly opposed to violence and war. It's not easy for them to meet the rules of their religion in everyday life but when Southern troops pass ...

Listening to You: The Who at the Isle of Wight 1970 (1998) 8.4

Listening to You: The Who at the Isle of Wight 1970 (1998)

This is the film of The Who's appearance at the third (and final) Isle of Wight festival in 1970. This is regarded as the band's finest performance.::Brian Washington ...

The Frozen Ghost (1945) 6.1

The Frozen Ghost (1945)

Stage mentalist Gregor the Great becomes enraged when a drunken audience member belittles his act. When the man dies suddenly, Gregor convinces himself that his hypnotic powers are to blame. Guilt-ridden, he retires from...

Country Strong (2010) 6.3

Country Strong (2010)

A drama centered on a rising country-music songwriter (Hedlund) who sparks with a fallen star (Paltrow). Together, they mount his ascent and her comeback, which leads to romantic complications involving her husband/manag...

Wattstax (1973) 7.7

Wattstax (1973)

Documentary with a selection from a non-stop 7-hour musical event at Watts, the Los Angeles Coliseum, August 20, 1972. It's a sort of Woodstock event but with black artists, namely the groups Dramatics, Staple Singers, R...

Grand Piano (2013) 5.9

Grand Piano (2013)

A pianist with stage fright endures a performance under the eyes of a mysterious sniper, who will shoot and kill him if a wrong note is played....

Old Acquaintance (1943) 7.5

Old Acquaintance (1943)

Jealous of best friend Kit, a critically acclaimed but financially unsuccessful author and playwright, Millie writes a novel, the first in a string of bestselling trashy novels. After eight years of neglect and taking a ...

A Genius, Two Partners and a Dupe-1975 6.4

A Genius, Two Partners and a Dupe-1975

Expert conman Joe Thanks teams up with half-breed Bill and naive Lucy to steal $300,000 from the Indian-hating Major Cabot. Their elaborate plan is full of disguises, double-crosses, and chases, but Joe always seems to k...

Broadway: The Golden Age, by the Legends Who Were There-2003 8.3

Broadway: The Golden Age, by the Legends Who Were There-2003

In their own words, and not a moment too soon - 'Broadway' tells the stories of our theatrical legends, how they came to New York, and how they created this legendary century in American theatre. This may be the last cha...

Detours-2016 6.6

Detours-2016

A newly single New Yorker must re-locate to Florida; she drives south with her widowed dad and her mom's ashes in a coffee can.::Mara Lesemann...

A Chorus of Disapproval-1989 5.5

A Chorus of Disapproval-1989

A man new to a smallish British town joins an amateur theatre company. Once there, he discovers that the drama on stage is quite often nothing compared to what's happening behind the scenes: seduction, romance, faction f...

Opening Night-2016 6.2

Opening Night-2016

A failed Broadway singer who now works as a production manager must save opening night on his new production by wrangling his eccentric cast and crew.::Anonymous...

Funny Bones-1995 6.8

Funny Bones-1995

Tommy Fawkes wants to be a successful comedian but his Las Vegas debut is a failure. He goes back to Blackpool, UK, where his father, also a comedian started and where he spent the summers of his childhood. He starts to ...

Demetri Martin: Live (At the Time)-2015 7.4

Demetri Martin: Live (At the Time)-2015

Demetri shares his latest set of low-key yet surreal observations on life and language, including: signs, pets, the origin of cheese, hot dogs, footballs, tandem skydiving, hamster-chucking, fitted sheets, elevator faux ...

Looking for Richard-1996 7.3

Looking for Richard-1996

Director Al Pacino juxtaposes scenes from Richard III, scenes of rehearsals for Richard III, and sessions where parties involved discuss the play, the times that shaped the play, and the events that happened at the time ...

How to Be a Serial Killer-2008 5.5

How to Be a Serial Killer-2008

A serial killer decides to teach the secrets of his satisfying career to a video store clerk.::anonymous...

Jeanne Eagels-1957 6.3

Jeanne Eagels-1957

A largely fictionalized account of the career of actress Jeanne Eagels, whose fame was both on stage and on the screen in the 1910s and 1920s, is presented. After losing in a rigged carnival beauty pageant, winning which...

Ye ban ge sheng-1995 6.4

Ye ban ge sheng-1995

In 1936 China, a nearly bankrupt drama troupe starts performing in a burned-out theater where the great actor Song Danping was killed. One of the actors, Wei Qing, starts seeing strange apparitions that could revive his ...

Gold Diggers of 1937-1936 6.5

Gold Diggers of 1937-1936

Stage-producer J.J. Hobart, is going to put on a new show, but he doesn't know that his two partners lost the money at the stock market. Insurance salesman Rosmer Peek falls in love with ex chorus-girl Joan Blondell, who...

The Colditz Story-1955 7

The Colditz Story-1955

Colditz castle was used by the Nazis to hold the "bad boys", (those who regularly tried to escape from other camps). At all times, the guards outnumbered the prisoners and, because some political prisoners were also held...

Stop Making Sense-1984 8.6

Stop Making Sense-1984

David Byrne walks onto the stage and does a solo "Psycho Killer." Jerry Harrison, Tina Weymouth and Chris Frantz join him for two more songs. The crew is busy, still setting up. Then, three more musicians and two back-up...

Buck Privates-1941 7.1

Buck Privates-1941

Bud and Lou enlist in the army in order to escape being hauled off to jail, and soon find themselves in basic training. To their dismay, the company's drill instructor is none other than the cop who was all set to run th...

Magic Mike XXL-2015 5.6

Magic Mike XXL-2015

It's been three years since Tampa based Mike Lane transitioned from the life of a stripper - his stage name being Magic Mike - to his dream of starting his own custom furniture business, those three years mixed in terms ...

The Gallows-2015 4.2

The Gallows-2015

Twenty years after an accident during a small town high school play results in death, students at the school resurrect the failed stage production in a misguided attempt to honor the anniversary of the tragedy - but ulti...

Last Summer in the Hamptons-1995 5.6

Last Summer in the Hamptons-1995

Filmed entirely on location in East Hampton, Long Island, "Last Summer in the Hamptons" concerns a large theatrical family spending the last weekend of their summer together at the decades-old family retreat which econom...

Pain and Glory-2019 7.8

Pain and Glory-2019

A film director reflects on the choices he's made in life as past and present come crashing down around him.::Will C...

Blood Theatre-1984 2.9

Blood Theatre-1984

A haunted movie theater is the setting of many bizarre murders, (i.e. "popcorned" to death in the popcorn machine), in this sleazy horror spoof....

Barbie in the Pink Shoes-2013 5.5

Barbie in the Pink Shoes-2013

Dance your way to a magical adventure with Barbie(TM) as Kristyn(TM), a ballerina with big dreams! When she tries on a pair of sparkling pink shoes, she and her best friend, Hailey(TM), are whisked away to a fantastical ...

Staying Alive-1983 4.6

Staying Alive-1983

In this sequel to Saturday Night Fever, former disco king Tony Manero has left Brooklyn and lives in Manhattan. He stays in a cheap hotel and works as a dance instructor and as a waiter at a dance club, trying to succeed...

Garth: Live at Notre Dame-2018 7.4

Garth: Live at Notre Dame-2018

Garth Brooks plays the first concert in the history of Notre Dame Stadium....

Man of the East-1972 6.7

Man of the East-1972

By his dying father's last wish Joe is sent to the Wild West to become a real guy. The dreamy young man despises guns and fights, likes poems and prefers bicycles to horses. Now his three teachers, footpads all of them, ...