Tag: based on book

Please Don’t Eat the Daisies (1960) 6.5

Please Don’t Eat the Daisies (1960)

Storyline:Drama critic Larry McKay, his wife Kate, and their four sons move from their crowded Manhattan apartment to an old house in the country. While housewife Kate settles into suburban life, Larry continues to en...

Gilbert and Sullivan (1953) 6.8

Gilbert and Sullivan (1953)

Storyline:The common career of W.S. Gilbert,a barrister turned comic writer, and Arthur Sullivan, a classic composer turned converted against his will to light music, who wrote fourteen operettas between 1871 and 1896...

School’s Out Forever (2021)

Storyline:No sooner has 15-year-old Lee Keegan been expelled from his private school than a pandemic spreads like wildfire around the globe. With his father dead and mother trapped abroad, Lee is given one instruction...

Fear Strikes Out (1957) 7

Fear Strikes Out (1957)

Storyline:Jim Piersall is groomed by his loving but hard-driving father (living vicariously through his son) to play major league baseball. His desire to succeed to please his father leads to mental illness and a nerv...

Bonchi (1960) 7.3

Bonchi (1960)

Storyline:Kikuji is the scion of an Osaka merchant family whose traditional power is matrilineal. Instructed by his overbearing mother and grandmother to give them an heiress for the family business, he stands by help...

By Player (2000) 7

By Player (2000)

Storyline:Film inspired by the life of Japanese actor Taiji Tonoyama, with whom Kaneto Shindo had worked on many occasions, with the help of archive images and fragments of the most famous films of the director. The a...

Ricochet (TV Movie 2011) 4.6

Ricochet (TV Movie 2011)

Storyline:After Judge Laird acquits Savitch by calling a mistrial due to a Juror mistake, Detective Hatcher grows angry. A few weeks after the acquittal, Elise Laird, the judge's wife, encounters a burglar and kills h...

Camille Claudel (1988) 7.3

Camille Claudel (1988)

Storyline:Biography of Camille Claudel. Sister of writer Paul Claudel, her enthusiasm impresses already-famous sculptor Auguste Rodin. He hires her as an assistant, but soon Camille begins to sculpt for herself and fo...

Deck the Halls (TV Movie 2011) 5.2

Deck the Halls (TV Movie 2011)

Storyline:Detective Regan Reilly and cleaning-woman-turned-private-eye Alvirah Meehan, investigate the kidnapping of Regan's father and a young female driver just before the holidays. The race is on to rescue the pair...

Chronicle of Amorous Accidents (1986) 6.8

Chronicle of Amorous Accidents (1986)

Storyline:Set in the summer months preceding the September 1939 outbreak of World War II in Polish part of Lithuania. A young highschool lad, Witek, is hoping to pass the entrance exams to the university. His love int...

The Dark Divide (2020) 6.4

The Dark Divide (2020)

Storyline:Based on the story of renowned butterfly expert Robert Pyle (David Cross) who embarked on a life-changing trek through one of America's most important unprotected wildlands in the summer of 1995.User Reviews...

2 Hearts (2020) 6.8

2 Hearts (2020)

Storyline:For two couples the future unfolds in different decades and different places, but a hidden connection will bring them together in a way no one could have predicted. Based on an inspirational true story, 2 He...

Deadly Whispers (TV Movie 1995) 5.7

Deadly Whispers (TV Movie 1995)

Storyline:When Kathy Acton is found dead, her parents, Tom and Carol, swear they will find her assailant. But as the investigation gets under way, it appears that the only remaining suspect is the girl's father. Carol...

The Glorias (2020) 3.2

The Glorias (2020)

Storyline:The story of feminist icon Gloria Steinem's itinerant childhood's influence on her life as a writer, activist and organizer for women's rights worldwide.User Reviews: All the characters in this movie could l...

Thorne: Sleepyhead (TV Mini-Series 2010) 6.8

Thorne: Sleepyhead (TV Mini-Series 2010)

Storyline:Thorne Sleepyhead: follows DI Tom Thornes investigation into a mysterious serial killer. His first three victims ended up dead. His fourth was not so fortunate. Alison Willetts is unlucky to be alive. She ha...

Takedown (2000) 6.3

Takedown (2000)

Storyline:Kevin Mitnick is quite possibly the best hacker in the world. Hunting for more and more information, seeking more and more cybertrophies every day, he constantly looks for bigger challenges. When he breaks i...

A Nice Girl Like You (2020) 5.1

A Nice Girl Like You (2020)

Storyline:"A Nice Girl Like You" is a romantic-comedy film starring award-winning actresses Lucy Hale (Pretty Little Liars, Truth or Dare), Mindy Cohn (Consequences, The Facts Of Life), Jackie Cruz (Orange Is The New ...

The Secret of Roan Inish (1994) 7.5

The Secret of Roan Inish (1994)

Storyline:10-year-old Fiona is sent to live with her grandparents in a small fishing village in Donegal, Ireland. She soon learns the local legend that an ancestor of hers married a Selkie - a seal who can turn into a...

The Long Gray Line (1955) 7.2

The Long Gray Line (1955)

Storyline:The life story of a salt-of-the-earth Irish immigrant, who becomes an Army Noncommissioned Officer and spends his 50 year career at the United States Military Academy at West Point. This includes his job-rel...

Cold Dog Soup (1990) 5.6

Cold Dog Soup (1990)

Storyline:Randy Quaid as the taxi driver drives Zen parables (Is time money - Is time the root of all evil?) into his passenger/protegee in a high-speed, idiosyncratic tour of their city's ethnic coteries. All the boy...

Mother Wore Tights (1947) 6.6

Mother Wore Tights (1947)

Storyline:In this chronicle of a vaudeville family, Myrtle McKinley (class of 1900) goes to San Francisco to attend business school, but ends up in a chorus line. Soon, star Frank Burt notices her talent, hires her fo...

Aliens Ate My Homework (Video 2018) 4.6

Aliens Ate My Homework (Video 2018)

Storyline:Extraterrestrials invade Earth and a pair of middle schoolers hold the fate of the world in their hands in Aliens Ate My Homework, a delightfully comical intergalactic adventure from Universal 1440 and Lay-C...

Clinton Road

Storyline:When a firefighter's wife mysteriously goes missing on an actual haunted road in rural New Jersey, he and his sister in law seek closure by employing a Haitian witch doctor to contact her spirit but are hunt...

Nashibvaan (2019) 8.8

Nashibvaan (2019)

Storyline:A municipal sweeper by profession, Babanrao lives a mundane life and barely manages to bring home an income for the family. However, events take an interesting turn when he accidentally uncovers an astoundin...