Tag: tycoon

The Carpetbaggers (1964) 6.5

The Carpetbaggers (1964)

George Peppard plays a hard-driven industrialist more than a little reminiscent of Howard Hughes. While he builds airplanes, directs movies and breaks hearts, his friends and lovers try to reach his human side, and find ...

A Dangerous Game (2014) 7.2

A Dangerous Game (2014)

This sequel to You've Been Trumped (2011) investigates how land developers like Donald Trump use golf as an excuse to build huge luxurious resorts at the expense of the locals and their ecosystem, and abuse natural resou...

Confidential Report (1955) 7.3

Confidential Report (1955)

From the lips of a dying man at a dimly-lit Italian dock, Guy Van Stratten, the disreputable American fortune hunter, receives invaluable information about the powerful financial titan, Gregory Arkadin. In high hopes tha...

Tarzan (2013) 4.8

Tarzan (2013)

Orphaned and stranded in the heart of the untamed African jungle, little John Jr--the helpless son of the famous industrialist, John Greystoke--finds a new family in the shape of a mighty female silverback gorilla. Now, ...

Perfectly Prudence (2011) (TV) 6.1

Perfectly Prudence (2011) (TV)

Versatile technician Nigel and daughter Annie MacIntyre, officially her producer, are the only people people classy Prudence McCoy lets intervene in the traditional show on household tips she presents, third generation. ...

Miami Supercops (1985) 6.3

Miami Supercops (1985)

In 1978, $20 million was stolen from a Detroit bank. One of the robbers was caught, one was found dead, and the third disappeared. The money was never found. Seven years later, the robber who was caught was released from...

Covergirl-1984 4.7

Covergirl-1984

A moderately successful fashion model meets a wealthy entrepreneur who's determined to make her a superstar by controlling every aspect of her personal and professional life, but she's strong-minded and resistant to his ...

Chairman of the Board-1998 2.3

Chairman of the Board-1998

A surfer and inventor Edison is chosen by his roommates to raise rent with his outrageous (and absurd) inventions. There's no luck in job interviews until he meets billionaire Armand McMillan, who likes him, and leaves h...

Kidnapping Mr. Heineken-2015 6.1

Kidnapping Mr. Heineken-2015

The inside story of the planning, execution, rousing aftermath, and ultimate downfall of the kidnappers of beer tycoon Alfred "Freddy" Heineken in 1983, which resulted in the largest ransom ever paid for an individual.::...

Waiting to Exhale-1995 5.9

Waiting to Exhale-1995

This story based on the best selling novel by Terry McMillan follows the lives of four African-American women as they try to deal with their very lives. Friendship becomes the strongest bond between these women as men, c...

Cronos-1993 6.7

Cronos-1993

In 1536, in Veracruz, Mexico, during the Inquisition, an alchemist builds a mysterious and sophisticated device named Cronos to provide eternal life to the owner. In the present days, the antiques dealer Jesus Gris finds...

Crooked House-2017 6.3

Crooked House-2017

In this classic Agatha Christie detective story, former diplomat Charles Hayward has returned from Cairo to London to become a private detective. When Aristide Leonides, a wealthy and ruthless tycoon, is poisoned in his ...

The Aviator-2004 7.5

The Aviator-2004

Biopic of billionaire Howard Hughes, starting with his early filmmaking years as owner of R.K.O. Pictures, but mostly focusing on his role in designing and promoting new aircraft. Hughes was a risk-taker spending several...

Rules Don’t Apply-2016 5.7

Rules Don’t Apply-2016

It's Hollywood, 1958. Aspiring actress, songwriter, small town beauty queen and devout Baptist virgin Marla Mabrey (Lily Collins) has a contract with movie mogul Howard Hughes (Warren Beatty) and arrives with her mother ...

The Big Clock-1948 7.7

The Big Clock-1948

When powerful publishing tycoon Earl Janoth commits an act of murder at the height of passion, he cleverly begins to cover his tracks and frame an innocent man whose identity he doesn't know but who just happens to have ...

If I Had a Million-1932 7

If I Had a Million-1932

Tycoon John Glidden, dying though still vigorous, is so dissatisfied with his relatives and associates that, rather than will his money to any of them, he decides to give it away in million-dollar amounts to strangers pi...