Tag: widower

Sometimes in April (2005) (TV) 7.9

Sometimes in April (2005) (TV)

When the Hutu nationalists raised arms against their Tutsi countrymen in Rwanda in April 1994, the violent uprising marked the beginning of one of the darkest times in African history which resulted in the deaths of almo...

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...

Johnny Belinda (1948) 7.8

Johnny Belinda (1948)

Dr. Robert Richardson, a dedicated young general practitioner, seeks to establish himself in an isolated fishing village on Cape Breton Island off the Nova Scotia coast. The population is poor and the struggling physicia...

Decoration Day (1990) (TV) 7.2

Decoration Day (1990) (TV)

A cantankerous widower (Garner) who is virtually living the life of a recluse is forced to rejoin his community when his Godchild (Skaggs) gets in trouble and a childhood friend (Cobbs), a black tenant farmer, refuses to...

Last Known Address (1970) 7

Last Known Address (1970)

Police inspector Léonetti, a tough, efficient policeman, has been sent to a second-rate police station after being reprimanded. There he is given a partner, young and beautiful Jeanne Dumas. The duo are soon assigned a v...

I Heart Shakey (2012) 3.8

I Heart Shakey (2012)

This is a family film about a thirty-five-year-old widower named J.T. O'Neil, his precocious ten-year-old daughter, and their devoted mutt Shakey. After moving from a small town to Chicago, and missing the fine print in ...

The Sound of Music Live! (2013) 5.8

The Sound of Music Live! (2013)

A live telecast of the famous Rodgers and Hammerstein musical.::Anonymous...

Once Upon a Main Street (2020) (TV) 6.5

Once Upon a Main Street (2020) (TV)

It's the Christmas season. Beyond the animosity they have for each other stemming from their less than pleasant recent first encounter, Amelia Lewis and Vic Manning seem always to be competing against each other, most im...

The Furies (1950) 7.3

The Furies (1950)

The 1870s, New Mexico territory: T.C. Jeffords (Walter Huston) is a cattle baron who built his ranch, the Furies, from scratch. He borrows from banks, pays hired hands with his own script ("T.C.'s"), and carries on low-l...

Viaggi di nozze (1995) 6.6

Viaggi di nozze (1995)

Three stories that mingle during the performance: **** Story 1: Raniero marries Fosca, his second wife. Immediately the honeymoon in Venice becomes tragic, because Raniero's weight is too much for Fosca, although he does...

Love Eternal (1943) 7.2

Love Eternal (1943)

This is a retelling of Tristan and Isolde, set in 1940s France. The script was written by Jean Cocteau.::kevindpetty...

An Autumn Afternoon (1962) 8.1

An Autumn Afternoon (1962)

In the early 60's in Tokyo, the widower Hirayama is a former captain from the Japanese navy that works as a manager of a factory and lives with his twenty-four year-old daughter Michiko and his son Kazuo in his house. Hi...

Temptation (1957) 7.1

Temptation (1957)

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Mary Christmas (2002) (TV) 6.4

Mary Christmas (2002) (TV)

When a nine year old girl writes a letter to Santa Claus asking for a mommy, a television station news director gets wind of it and assigns a hard-bitten reporter to get the story. With the help of a male nanny, the repo...

Underdog (2007) 4.7

Underdog (2007)

A bomb-sniffing beagle is fired from the mayor's office for a faux pas. That night a mad scientist dognaps him and injects him with an elixir. The dog escapes, but now has superpowers. He's adopted by a security guard - ...

Rebecca (2020) 5.9

Rebecca (2020)

After a whirlwind romance in Monte Carlo with handsome widower Maxim de Winter (Armie Hammer), a newly married young woman (Lily James) arrives at Manderley, her new husband's imposing family estate on a windswept Englis...

Yours, Mine & Ours (2005) 5.5

Yours, Mine & Ours (2005)

Admiral Frank Beardsley returns to New London to run the Coast Guard Academy, his last stop before a probable promotion to head the Guard. A widower with eight children, he runs a loving but tight ship, with charts and s...

A White, White Day (2019) 6.9

A White, White Day (2019)

In a remote Icelandic town, an off duty police chief begins to suspect a local man for having had an affair with his wife, who recently died in a car accident. Gradually his obsession for finding out the truth accumulate...

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 (2008) 6.2

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 (2008)

Carmen Lowell is working on the backstage of a play at Yale. When the lead actress, her friend Julia, invites her to Vermont with her to work on a play with a professional cast, she decides to stay with her friends and h...

White Noise (2005) 5.5

White Noise (2005)

The car of successful author Anna Rivers is found disabled next to the river, the thought being that she accidentally fell into the river while trying to change a flat tire. Her dead body is found upstream several weeks ...

Be with You (2004) 7.9

Be with You (2004)

Mio's death leaves husband Takumi and 6-year-old son Yuji fending for themselves. Taku occasionally suffers fainting spells, is disorganized, and fears that his health hindered Mio's happiness. Yuji overheard relatives s...

First Men in the Moon (1964) 6.6

First Men in the Moon (1964)

Based on the HG Wells story. The world is delighted when a space craft containing a crew made up of the world's astronauts lands on the moon, they think for the first time. But the delight turns to shock when the astrona...

25th Hour (2002) 7.6

25th Hour (2002)

The 25th Hour depicts the last day of freedom for a young man before he begins serving a seven-year jail term for drug dealing. Prowling through the city until dawn with his two close male friends and his girlfriend, he ...

The Pretty One (2013) 6.3

The Pretty One (2013)

When an eccentric and insecure young woman is mistaken for her dead identical twin, she seizes the chance to leave her pathetic existence behind and assume her sister's life. Through this absurd masquerade as "the pretty...

To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday (1996) 5.7

To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday (1996)

David Lewis is affected by the death of his wife Gillian, who fell from the mast pole of their boat on a sailing trip two years ago. David deals with his grief by continuing his romance with Gillian during walks with her...

Barbie: Star Light Adventure (2016) 5.9

Barbie: Star Light Adventure (2016)

Barbie(TM) is a cosmic princess who flies high on her hoverboard through a far-off universe with her adorable and devoted pet sidekick, Pupcorn. One day, everything changes when the twinkling stars start to dim and slow ...

Endless Night (1972) 6

Endless Night (1972)

Michael Rogers (Hywel Bennett) is a chauffeur with little money, but big dreams. Foremost of these is building his dream house on the perfect piece of land. Michael gets his chance when his new girlfriend, Ellie Thomsen ...

The Journey of August King (1995) 6.5

The Journey of August King (1995)

The Journey of August King is a multi-dimensional drama about a North Carolina farmer in April 1815. August King, a widower, is on his way home as he does every year after selling his produce and purchasing the stock and...

Everybody’s Fine (2009) 7.1

Everybody’s Fine (2009)

Frank Goode lives by himself in Elmira, NY, a recent widower with heart trouble, retired from a factory job, proud of having pushed his adult children toward success. In the summer, all four kids bail on a reunion, so, a...

The Bad Seed (2018) (TV) 6

The Bad Seed (2018) (TV)

A father is forced to question everything he thought he knew about his daughter when he believes she may have played a role in the tragic death of a classmate at her school.::snowflakeaudrey...

The Longest Ride (2015) 7.1

The Longest Ride (2015)

Based on the bestselling novel by master storyteller Nicholas Sparks, THE LONGEST RIDE centers on the star-crossed love affair between Luke, a former champion bull rider looking to make a comeback, and Sophia, a college ...

Tortilla Soup (2001) 6.7

Tortilla Soup (2001)

Retired Mexican-American chef Martin Naranjo (Hector Elizondo) shares a Los Angeles, California house with his three gorgeous, but single, adult daughters. Though he long ago lost his ability to taste, Martin still lives...

Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her (2000) 6.5

Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her (2000)

Five loosely intertwined stories of the emotional issues facing individual middle-aged Angelenas are presented. In "This Is Dr. Keener", physician Elaine Keener is spending the day taking care of her invalid mother at ho...

Ghost Dad (1990) 4.4

Ghost Dad (1990)

Elliot Hopper, a widower with three children, is currently working on a deal. His late wife's illness was very expensive and this deal could bring them out of the red. But he gets into a cab that the maniac driver crashe...

Eyes of an Angel (1991) 5.4

Eyes of an Angel (1991)

John Travolta is a downtrodden single father raising his daughter under difficult circumstances in Chicago. The young girl comes upon and then nurses a wounded Doberman used for fighting, back to health. Duped by underwo...

Dear Viola (2014) (TV) 6.1

Dear Viola (2014) (TV)

Kellie Martin plays an accountant who submits a reply to a "Dear Viola" letter to the editor that she works for, as an accountant. She has a real knack for writing to people and getting to the heart of the matter, and so...

After Life s1 e1 Episode #1.1 7.9

After Life s1 e1 Episode #1.1

Tony's cantankerous funk - which he calls a superpower - is taking a toll on his co-workers. Meanwhile, a new writer starts at The Tambury Gazette.::Netflix...

Out Stealing Horses-2019 6.7

Out Stealing Horses-2019

November 1999: 67-year-old Trond (Stellan Skarsgård), lives in self-imposed isolation and looks forward to welcoming in the new millennium alone. As winter arrives he meets one of his few neighbors, Lars (Bjørn Floberg),...

Winter Solstice-2004 6.1

Winter Solstice-2004

Landscape gardener Jim Winters is a quiet craftsman, a soft-spoken man who prefers an orderly life. His family, however, is anything but orderly. Older son Gabe is planning his escape to Florida, leaving behind any shot ...

The Twilight Samurai-2002 8.1

The Twilight Samurai-2002

Seibei Iguchi, a low-ranking samurai, leads a life without glory as a bureaucrat in the mid-XIX century Japan. A widower, he has charge of two daughters (whom he adores) and a senile mother; he must therefore work in the...