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Up the Sandbox (1972) 5.9

Up the Sandbox (1972)

A young wife and mother, bored with day-to-day life in New York City and neglected by her husband, slips into increasingly outrageous fantasies: her mother breaking into the apartment, an explorer's demonstration of trib...

Father of My Children (2009) 6.7

Father of My Children (2009)

In the first half, Gregoire, a movie producer of great charm, owner of Moon Films, plays with his younger daughters, talks with his wife and his eldest daughter, and keeps his studio going while one project hemorrhages m...

Serenade (1956) 5.8

Serenade (1956)

Damon Vincenti, a young vineyard worker, has a beautiful tenor voice and dreams of becoming a great opera singer. He debuts at Lardelli's Italian restaurant in San Francisco, where he is spotted by Kendall Hale, a societ...

It’s in the Air (1935) 5.9

It’s in the Air (1935)

Calvin Churchill, a confidence-man, and his sidekick/stooge, "Clip" McGurk, are being pursued by an Internal Revenue agent, Henry Potke, for their failure to file an income-tax on the advice of a shyster lawyer. They are...

2002 (2001) 6.2

2002 (2001)

In Hong Kong, the special force of the police known as 2002 is composed of the twenty-two year-old cop Chiu and his ghost partner and they fight against supernatural phenomena under the guidance of the mystic Paper Chan....

Dear John (1964) 6.4

Dear John (1964)

John is a shipmaster on a very small transportation boat which regularly attends a very small harbour to buy food, actually from Anna's father. She is a waitress and has a young daughter. She tells John that her name is ...

Firewalker (1986) 5.2

Firewalker (1986)

Max Donigan sets off on a treasure hunt with his friend Leo and newly-acquired partner Patricia, who provided the treasure map. Along the way they encounter a few bar fights, evil "coyotes", and other obstacles they are ...

Gentleman’s Agreement (1947) 7.2

Gentleman’s Agreement (1947)

Philip Green is a highly respected writer who is recruited by a national magazine to write a series of articles on anti-Semitism in America. He's not too keen on the series, mostly because he's not sure how to tackle the...

Paris (2008) 6.8

Paris (2008)

Pierre, a professional dancer, suffers from a serious heart disease. While he is waiting for a transplant which may (or may not) save his life, he has nothing better to do than look at the people around him, from the bal...

The House on Telegraph Hill (1951) 7

The House on Telegraph Hill (1951)

Victoria has survived Nazi concentration by assuming the identity of one who died there. She arrives in San Francisco to see her "son" just as the boy's great-aunt dies leaving a lot of money to be inherited. Victoria fa...

What a Way to Go! (1964) 7

What a Way to Go! (1964)

This black comedy opens with Louisa Foster donating a multimillion dollar check to the IRS. The tax department thinks she's crazy and sends her to a psychiatrist. She then discusses her four marriages, in which all of he...

The Adventures of Barry McKenzie (1972) 5.7

The Adventures of Barry McKenzie (1972)

Young Australian, Barry McKenzie, travels to England with his Aunt Edna after his father dies and a request is revealed in his will.::Anonymous...

Monkey Business (1931) 7.5

Monkey Business (1931)

While stowing away on a ship to America, the boys get involuntarily pressed into service as toughs for a pair of feuding gangsters while trying desparately to evade the ship's crew. After arriving stateside, one of the g...

August 32nd on Earth (1998) 6.5

August 32nd on Earth (1998)

Young Simone is involved in a near fatal car crash, and as she questions her mortality, she also decides to have a baby. Her candidate for a father is her best friend Phillipe who happens to be seeing someone. He agrees,...

Last Action Hero (1993) 6.4

Last Action Hero (1993)

Young Danny Madigan is a huge fan of Jack Slater, a larger-than-life action hero played by Arnold Schwarzenegger. When his best friend, Nick the projectionist, gives him a magic ticket to the newest Jack Slater movie, Da...

Two Guys from Milwaukee (1946) 6.4

Two Guys from Milwaukee (1946)

Balkan Prince Henry has two wishes, to meet Lauren Bacall and see the "real" America. He befriends cabbie Buzz Williams and, without knowing the microphone is live, the two stage a debate on democracy versus monarchy bro...

Fantomas Unleashed (1965) 6.9

Fantomas Unleashed (1965)

When Professor Marchand, a famous scientist, mysteriously disappears, the commissioner, Juve, immediately suspects Fantomas. Meanwhile, the journalist disguised as Fandor Lefevre, Marchand's assistant, is removed by Fant...

Bad Manners (1984) 5.8

Bad Manners (1984)

Four teens on the run from an orphanage spring a fellow orphan recently adopted by a rich family, then trash the whole house.::...

A Running Jump (2012) 6

A Running Jump (2012)

Incompetent car salesman Perry is desperate to get the money to release the car he hopes to sell to young Gary from the garage but his wife,fitness instructor Debbie is fed up with constantly bank-rolling him and he even...

Romance in Manhattan (1935) 6.7

Romance in Manhattan (1935)

Czech immigrant Karel Novak fulfills his dream of coming to America only to learn at Ellis Island the entrance fee has been raised from $50 to $200. Unable to pay, he is put on a ship going back to Holland, but jumps off...

Amanda (2018) 7

Amanda (2018)

After his sister is brutally killed, David finds himself in charge of his 7 year old niece, Amanda.::ghem...

Sweet Sixteen (2002) 7.4

Sweet Sixteen (2002)

Liam is a young, restless teen struggling to realize his dream in the gritty and dismal streets of Greenock, where unemployment is rampant and little hope is available to the city's youth. He is waiting for the release o...

Chess Fever (1925) 7.2

Chess Fever (1925)

With an international chess tournament in progress, a young man becomes completely obsessed with the game. His fiancée has no interest in it, and becomes frustrated and depressed by his neglect of her, but wherever she g...

The Lady from Shanghai (1947) 7.6

The Lady from Shanghai (1947)

Michael O'Hara, against his better judgement, hires on as a crew member of Arthur Bannister's yacht, sailing to San Francisco. They pick up Grisby, Bannister's law partner, en route. Bannister has a wife, Elsa, who seems...

My Sassy Girl (2008) 6.3

My Sassy Girl (2008)

My Sassy Girl is the tale of the first and last time Charlie Bello falls in love. From their initial meeting, trouble is the name of the game. Imagine an amorphous mass of dating disasters and you get an idea of the rela...

The Killing of John Lennon (2006) 6.3

The Killing of John Lennon (2006)

A dramatization of Mark Chapman's plan to murder John Lennon.::Anonymous...

Uptown Saturday Night (1974) 6.7

Uptown Saturday Night (1974)

Steve Jackson and Wardell Franklin sneak out of their houses to visit Madame Zenobia's: a high-class but illegal nightclub. During their visit, however, the place is robbed and they are forced to hand over their wallets....

A Guy Thing (2003) 5.6

A Guy Thing (2003)

When he wakes up the morning after his bachelor party in bed with a strange woman, a man presumes he must have cheated on his fiancée. Guilt leads him to try to cover it up in the week before the wedding, high jinks ensu...

Khaleja (2010) 7.5

Khaleja (2010)

The story revolves around a remote village in Andhra Pradesh plagued by a strange disease killing a lot of people. The soothsayer of the village predicts that God would come to their village for rescue. Meanwhile, Raju (...

When Did You Last See Your Father? (2007) 6.8

When Did You Last See Your Father? (2007)

The writer Blake Morrison has a non-resolved relationship with his bragger and wolf father Arthur Morrison. However, when Arthur is diagnosed with a terminal intestine cancer, Blake leaves his wife and children and trave...

How to Build a Better Boy (2014) (TV) 5.5

How to Build a Better Boy (2014) (TV)

Follows high school sophomores Mae Hartley and Gabby Harrison, two tech-savvy best friends who devise a plan to create the perfect boyfriend with just a few strokes of the keyboard and a wireless connection. What Gabby a...

The Out-of-Towners (1999) 5.5

The Out-of-Towners (1999)

The remake of the 1970 Neil Simon comedy follows the adventures of married couple Henry and Nancy Clark as they are vexed by misfortune while in New York City for a job interview.::Jordan Chamerski...

The Accidental Tourist (1988) 6.8

The Accidental Tourist (1988)

After the death of his son, Macon Leary, a travel writer, seems to be sleep walking through life. Macon's wife, seems to be having trouble too, and thinks it would be best if the two would just split up. After the break ...

Taxi 2 (2000) 6.5

Taxi 2 (2000)

The Japanese ambassaor is visiting Marseilles to view the city police's anti-gang tactics. During the visit, however, he is kidnapped by a group working for the Japanese yakuza. Young officer Emilien is determined to res...

Taxi (1998) 7

Taxi (1998)

In Marseilles (France), skilled pizza delivery boy Daniel who drives a scooter finally has his dreams come true. He gets a taxi license. Caught by the police for a huge speed infraction, he will help Emilien, a loser ins...

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...

Dirty Weekend (2015) 4.9

Dirty Weekend (2015)

Colleagues Les and Natalie are delayed in the Albuquerque airport. Restless, irritated, and unable to stand the service workers he meets at every turn, Les heads downtown. Natalie refuses to leave his side and discovers ...

Bright Young Things (2003) 6.6

Bright Young Things (2003)

A fool and his money. In the 1930s, Adam Fenwick-Symes (Stephen Campbell Moore) is part of the English idle class, wanting to marry the flighty Nina Blount (Emily Mortimer). He's a novelist with a one hundred-pound advan...

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...

The Catered Affair (1956) 7.5

The Catered Affair (1956)

At breakfast, Jane announces that she and Ralph are getting married the next week. All Jane and Ralph want is a small wedding with the immediate family and no reception, because Jane's parents are poor and Jane and Ralph...