Tag: widow

Summertime (1955) 7.2

Summertime (1955)

The American secretary Jane Hudson (Katharine Hepburn) travels from Ohio to Venice. Jane is a middle-age single and lonely woman that has saved money for her dream trip. On the arrival, she immediately befriends the owne...

Chuck Berry (2018) 6.9

Chuck Berry (2018)

Story of Chuck Berry told by his relatives and friends....

The Black Orchid (1958) 6.4

The Black Orchid (1958)

After mobsters murder her husband, Rose Bianco works long hours making artificial flowers, to support herself and her son. Some suspect that Rose's demand for a lavish lifestyle pushed her husband to a life of crime, and...

Himalaya (1999) 7.5

Himalaya (1999)

An aging chief's last stand, lessons for the new, and the education of a young chief-to-be played against harsh Nature in Nepal's Dolpo. When his son dies returning from Tibet's salt lakes, Tinle blames Karma, his son's ...

The American Beauty (1961) 6.3

The American Beauty (1961)

Marcel, a simple-minded factory worker, is tricked into buying a high-priced American convertible by a widow determined not to let it fall into the hands of her late husband's secretary/secret lover. Once in possession o...

The Story of Ruth (1960) 6.7

The Story of Ruth (1960)

Inspired by the tale from Hebrew scriptures and the Christian Bible, the Moabitess child Ruth is sold to the temple of Chemosh. Years pass and she serves as a priestess to the idol. While arranging a temple ritual, she e...

Backfield in Motion (1991) (TV) 5.2

Backfield in Motion (1991) (TV)

Roseanne plays a widowed real-estate agent who lives with her teenage son Johnny Galecki. Mother and son have moved to an upstate California town where high school football reigns supreme. When Galecki joins the junior-v...

The Piano Lesson (1995) (TV) 7

The Piano Lesson (1995) (TV)

1930's Pittsburgh, a brother comes home to claim "my half of the piano", a family heirloom; but his sister is not wanting to part with it. This is a glimpse of the conditions for African-Americans as well as some of the ...

The Body (2001) 5.4

The Body (2001)

An ancient skeleton has been discovered in Jerusalem in a rich man's tomb. Coloration of the wrist and leg bones indicates the cause of death was crucifiction. Other signs, include a gold coin bearing the marks of Pontiu...

Five (1951) 6.3

Five (1951)

Five people are miraculously spared when the fall-out from a super-atomic bomb eventually kills all of the rest of humanity on earth. They are Roseanne Rogers, a pregnant woman who was in an X-ray room; Michael, a sensit...

The Serpent’s Way (1986) 6.2

The Serpent’s Way (1986)

In rural Sweden of the 19th century, it was customary for poor families' debts to landowners or shopkeepers to be repaid through sexual reciprocity of women or daughters. According to well-established moral and ethical v...

Dearest (2012) 6.9

Dearest (2012)

A prison officer hands in his resignation after his wife's death, to drive to the port where she wants her ashes scattered at sea.::sharptongue...

Passed Away (1992) 5.9

Passed Away (1992)

When Jack Scanlan (Jack Warden) passes away just before telling his son, Johnny (Bob Hoskins) what was really important in life, Johnny begins to wonder if he's let life pass him by. With the funeral as backdrop, all of ...

Stolen from the Heart (2000) (TV) 5.1

Stolen from the Heart (2000) (TV)

A former prostitute kidnaps a baby boy at birth to satisfy her drug-dealing husband, who has told her that he is going to divorce her and put her out on the streets if she cannot produce him a son. Obviously the real mot...

The Tale of Peter Rabbit (1991) (TV) 8

The Tale of Peter Rabbit (1991) (TV)

Peter finds himself in quite a predicament when trespassing into a vegetable farm...

Lovers and Lollipops (1956) 7

Lovers and Lollipops (1956)

Ann, an attractive widowed New York model, lives in an apartment with her daughter Peggy. The courtship of Ann by visiting engineer Larry, and accompanying misadventures, are seen alternately from their and Peggy's viewp...

My Reputation (1946) 7

My Reputation (1946)

Tongues begin to wag when a lonely widow becomes romantically involved with a military man. Problems arise when the gossip is filtered down to her own children....

Native Son (1951) 6.1

Native Son (1951)

In 1940s Chicago, a young black man takes a job as a chauffeur to a white family, which takes a turn for the worse when he accidentally kills the teenage daughter of the couple and then tries to cover it up.::GusF...

All In: The Family (2020) 5.4

All In: The Family (2020)

After Michael Washington is found dead in the streets, his brother and unfaithful widow hunt for answers, revenge, and redemption through their crime-ridden urban neighborhood. What will win out? Faith and family? Or lie...

Red Amnesia (2014) 6.8

Red Amnesia (2014)

Deng is a stubborn retired widow who spends her days caring about her two grown up sons and her elderly mother, despite her family efforts to stop her. But her daily routine starts derailing when she keeps receiving anon...

Violent Summer (1959) 7.5

Violent Summer (1959)

Summer, 1943: wealthy youth in the Riccione district of Rimini play while the war gets closer. Carlo Caremoli, a young man who follows the crowd, has found ways to avoid military service. Then, on the beach, he meets Rob...

Waiting for You (2017) 5.7

Waiting for You (2017)

Paul (Morgan) investigates his late father's increasingly disturbing past and becomes suspicious of the mysterious, melancholic, and possibly dangerous Madeleine (Ardant).::Ben Greenacre...

Jauja (2014) 6.4

Jauja (2014)

A father and daughter journey from Denmark to an unknown desert that exists in a realm beyond the confines of civilization.::AK...

7 Seconds (2005) (V) 4.8

7 Seconds (2005) (V)

When an experienced thief accidentally makes off with a Van Gogh, his partner is kidnapped by gangsters in pursuit of the painting, forcing the criminal to hatch a rescue plan.::IMDb Editors...

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...

Keeper of the Flame (1942) 6.8

Keeper of the Flame (1942)

American military leader and war hero Robert Forrest, universally beloved and respected within the country and thus touted as Presidential material, has just died in a freak car accident on his sprawling estate, where, d...

The Christmas Note (2015) (TV) 6.7

The Christmas Note (2015) (TV)

The new original film is based on a bestselling novel by Donna VanLiere. "The Christmas Note" Having just moved back to her hometown without her serviceman husband but with her young son, Gretchen Daniels (Sigler) finds ...

The Libertine (1968) 5.3

The Libertine (1968)

A sex comedy about a young widow, Mimi who discovers that her recently deceased husband, Franco kept a secret apartment for his kinky desires. Frustrated that he did not explore his sexual fantasies with his wife, she em...

Men Don’t Leave (1990) 6.6

Men Don’t Leave (1990)

A mother of two sons finds life considerably difficult on her own after the death of her beloved husband. Due to debt she must move them to Baltimore, and deal with the hardships and all that comes with the city life....

Armored Car Robbery (1950) 7

Armored Car Robbery (1950)

Dave Purvis takes pride in being unknown to the law, though famed among fellow crooks as a planner He plots a holdup in meticulous detail; but things go wrong, a cop and two robbers are killed, and Purvis hides out with ...

Mrs. ‘Arris Goes to Paris (1992) (TV) 7.4

Mrs. ‘Arris Goes to Paris (1992) (TV)

Ada Harris (Dame Angela Lansbury), a London charwoman in the 1950s, sees a Christian Dior dress and decides that she's going to own one. First, she scrimps and saves her money, but when she has enough, and takes a trip t...

Love in the Time of Cholera (2007) 6.4

Love in the Time of Cholera (2007)

In Colombia just after the Great War, an old man falls from a ladder; dying, he professes great love for his wife. After the funeral, a man calls on the widow - she dismisses him angrily. Flash back more than 50 years to...

Seduced (2016) 4.7

Seduced (2016)

A woman is conned by a man who uses online dating ads to rob women.::Missi Boness...

The Zone (2007) 7

The Zone (2007)

In Mexico City, a wealthy compound is surrounded by walls and surveillance system to protect the locals against the violence of the slums. During a stormy night, a billboard falls over the wall and three smalltime thieve...

See You Soon (2014) 5.7

See You Soon (2014)

Bereft of her precious loving husband, an inconsolable young widow all alone in the bedroom, stares at his photograph with her eyes wet with tears, contemplating morosely on those happy days of the past. Naturally, still...

Taqdeer (1967) 6.4

Taqdeer (1967)

Gopal and Sharda are a Goa-based loving couple with two daughters: Mala and Geeta; and a son, Sushil. They are not very well off and this prompts Gopal to seek employment overseas. He travels by boat and it sinks in a st...

Son of a Badman (1949) 7

Son of a Badman (1949)

U. S. Marshal "Lash" La Rue and his deputy, Fuzzy Jones, head for Star City, where a gang of bandits led by the mysterious masked man, El Sombre, are ruling the town and territory. "Lash" be comes suspicious when he sees...

Tender Mercies (1983) 7.4

Tender Mercies (1983)

Alchoholic former country singer Mac Sledge makes friends with a young widow and her son. The friendship enables him to find inspiration to resume his career....

The Outlaw and His Wife (1918) 7.2

The Outlaw and His Wife (1918)

A stranger comes to work at widow Halla's farm. Halla and the stranger fall in love, but when he is revealed as Eyvind, an escaped thief forced into crime by his family's starvation, they flee and become two of the many ...

The Vigil (2019) 5.7

The Vigil (2019)

In the Hasidic community of Boro Park, Brooklyn, a despondent young man, short on both faith and funds, reluctantly agrees to assume the responsibility of an overnight shimmer and fulfill the Jewish practice of watching ...