Tag: based on novel

Exit (2006) 5.8

Exit (2006)

Storyline:There is a thin line between money and loyalty. Thomas Skepphult runs an investment company, and is arrested for the murder of his business partner when his fingerprint is found on the murder weapon. When he...

Dragon Rider (2020) 7.1

Dragon Rider (2020)

Storyline:A young silver dragon teams up with a mountain spirit and an orphaned boy on a journey through the Himalayas in search for the Rim of Heaven.User Reviews:

On Dangerous Ground (1951) 7.3

On Dangerous Ground (1951)

Storyline:Hard, withdrawn city cop Jim Wilson roughs up one too many suspects and is sent upstate to help investigate the murder of a young girl in the winter countryside. There he meets Mary Malden, whom he finds att...

The Shell Seekers (TV Movie 1989) 6.7

The Shell Seekers (TV Movie 1989)

Storyline:Given an opportunity to trade her most cherished possession for comfort and security, Penelope Keeling (Dame Angela Lansbury) must take a good look at her future. With three grown children and a lifetime of ...

Death at a Broadcast (1934) 6

Death at a Broadcast (1934)

Storyline:A radio actor is murdered live on air. Enter Detective Inspector Gregory suspicious of both cast and crew. The victim it's discovered had many enemies. The hunt to unmask the killer quickly ensues. Enjoyable...

The Jane Austen Book Club (2007) 6.8

The Jane Austen Book Club (2007)

Storyline:Explores Austen's adage that general incivility is at love's essence. Sylvia's husband dumps her for another woman, so Bernadette and Jocelyn organize a book club to distract her. They recruit Sylvia's daugh...

Alphabet City (1984) 4.9

Alphabet City (1984)

Storyline:A New York City drug dealer decides to get out of the business, but has to flee from mobsters.User Reviews: Everyone gives this movie a bad rating, but it somehow managed to keep me entertained. However, I'm...

Spontaneous (2020) 5.4

Spontaneous (2020)

Storyline:When students in their high school begin inexplicably exploding (literally...), seniors Mara (Katherine Langford) and Dylan (Charlie Plummer) struggle to survive in a world where each moment may be their las...

Quartet (1981) 6.4

Quartet (1981)

Storyline:It's 1927 Paris. Following the conviction of her art dealer husband, Stephan Zelli (Anthony Higgins), for theft for which he was handed a one-year prison sentence, Marya Zelli (Isabelle Adjani), originally f...

Raintree County (1957) 6.4

Raintree County (1957)

Storyline:It's the mid nineteenth century in Freehaven, Raintree County, Indiana. John Wickliff Shawnessy (Montgomery Clift) has just graduated from high school at the top of his class, with a promising career as a wr...

Bruno & Boots: Go Jump in the Pool (TV Movie 2016) 5.7

Bruno & Boots: Go Jump in the Pool (TV Movie 2016)

Storyline:Bruno Walton and Melvin "Boots" O'Neal are the most infamous troublemakers at MacDonald Hall - a supposedly prestigious school for boys. Bruno, the brains behind the operation, has managed without fail to co...

Lost Horizon (1973) 5.4

Lost Horizon (1973)

Storyline:While escaping war-torn China, a group of Europeans crash in the Himalayas, where they are rescued and taken to the mysterious Valley of the Blue Moon, Shangri-La. Hidden from the rest of the world, Shangri-...

Sleepless Town (1998) 7

Sleepless Town (1998)

Storyline:Kabukicho is a forgotten world. A place where people of different tongues and races meet, where they fight against each other to gain money, power and territory. The struggle which never ends. Based on a dan...

Dancing at the Harvest Moon (TV Movie 2002) 5.7

Dancing at the Harvest Moon (TV Movie 2002)

Storyline:English literature teacher Maggie Webber accidentally sees her husband, lawyer Tom Webber, kiss Brigitte. When she confronts him, he says to love another, after 25 years of happy marriage, with a daughter in...

Enola Holmes (2020) 6.1

Enola Holmes (2020)

Storyline:England, 1884 - a world on the brink of change. On the morning of her 16th birthday, Enola Holmes (Millie Bobby Brown) wakes to find that her mother (Helena Bonham Carter) has disappeared, leaving behind an ...

Blackout (1954) 6.3

Blackout (1954)

Storyline:An American in London, down on his luck, runs into a beautiful blonde in a bar who offers him a lot of money to marry her. Broke and unemployed, he takes her up on it. When he wakes up the next day, he finds...

The Day of the Triffids (TV Mini-Series 2009) 5.6

The Day of the Triffids (TV Mini-Series 2009)

Storyline:The Triffids are on their way - devouring humans, and most off the planet thinks it's a joke - but is not. Far from it. To help stop the invasion, a group of hold outs fight this invasion of killer plants. B...

Leaving Las Vegas (1995) 7.5

Leaving Las Vegas (1995)

Storyline:Because his wife left him and took his son with her, screenwriter Ben Sanderson has started drinking, a lot. He's getting more and more isolated and he troubles women in bars because he wants to have sex wit...

Satan’s Sword (1960) 6.8

Satan’s Sword (1960)

Storyline:The story follows the life of Ryunosuke Tsukue, an amoral samurai and a master swordsman with an unorthodox style.User Reviews: The story follows the life of Ryunosuke Tsukue (played by Raizo Ichikawa), an a...

The Shannara Chronicles (TV Series 2016–2017) 7.2

The Shannara Chronicles (TV Series 2016–2017)

Storyline:An Elvish tree, known as the Ellcrys, is dying. The bad news is that the tree has been the only piece of magic that protects the Four Lands from the Demon World. Amberle Elessedil is the only one who can sav...

The Accidental Tourist (1988) 6.8

The Accidental Tourist (1988)

Storyline: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. Aft...

The Great Impostor (1960) 7

The Great Impostor (1960)

Storyline:Based on a true story, a bright young man who hasn't the patience for the normal way of advancement finds that people rarely question you if your papers are in order. He becomes a marine, a monk, a surgeon o...

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (TV Movie 2007) 7.1

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (TV Movie 2007)

Storyline:In the 1880s, after the U. S. Army's defeat at the Battle of the Little Bighorn, the government continues to push Sioux Indians off their land. In Washington, D.C., Senator Henry Dawes introduces legislation...

The Young Messiah (2016) 5.6

The Young Messiah (2016)

Storyline:At the age of 7, Jesus Bar-Joseph lives with his family in Alexandria, Egypt, where they have fled to avoid a massacre of children by King Herod of Israel. Jesus knows that his parents Joseph and Mary have s...