Tag: based on novel

Fiancée for Hire (1950) 4.9

Fiancée for Hire (1950)

Storyline:The staff at a legal agency in Stockholm are suddenly unemployed. On the initiative of secretary Margit Berg, a service company is started. From that you can order childcare, flower watering etc.User Reviews:

City of My Dreams (1976) 6.4

City of My Dreams (1976)

Storyline:In late 19th century Stockholm, young Henning and his friends are struggling to stay alive while dreaming of freedom in a city where there are those who own and those who are owned. Based on the first book o...

Der geteilte Himmel (1964) 6.6

Der geteilte Himmel (1964)

Storyline:After a breakdown, Rita returns to her childhood village. It is 1961. As she recovers, she remembers the past two years: her love for the chemist Manfred, ten years her senior; his enthusiasm about his new c...

The High Command (1937) 6.1

The High Command (1937)

Storyline:A general of the old school, who believes strongly in his own honour and sense of duty, must come to terms with a crime he commited years earlier, during the Irish War for Independence in 1921.User Reviews: ...

Rue de Paris (1959) 6.8

Rue de Paris (1959)

Storyline:While Henri was a POW during the war, his wife passed away and he returned to face the challenges of bringing up three children alone. Henri may get drunk and angry at times but he also has a better side tha...

Ánimas Trujano (El hombre importante) (1961) 7.6

Ánimas Trujano (El hombre importante) (1961)

Storyline:Animas Trujano is a colorful but irresponsible Indian in a small Mexican village. He hopes above all things someday to be chosen mayordomio of his village, a place of great honor usually conferred upon the w...

A Bag of Marbles (1975) 6.7

A Bag of Marbles (1975)

Storyline:Two young French Jewish boys and their family struggle to survive in WWII during the invasion of Germans.User Reviews: Nazi invasion of France was one of the saddest moments in European history.It was a peri...

The Two Deaths of Quincas Wateryell (2010) 6.3

The Two Deaths of Quincas Wateryell (2010)

Storyline:Friends of the recently deceased Quincas take their pal's body on one last tour of his favorite spots in Brazil's Bahia.User Reviews:

Summer Dreams: The Story of the Beach Boys (TV Movie 1990) 6.4

Summer Dreams: The Story of the Beach Boys (TV Movie 1990)

Storyline:This biopic chronicles the continuing saga of the Beach Boys from 1961 to 1985. Mainly focuses on the Beach Boys resident wildman Dennis Wilson and in a slightly less capacity big brother Brian Wilson. ...

The Gardener of Argenteuil (1966) 5.6

The Gardener of Argenteuil (1966)

Storyline:Under his daring look of flower lover and naive painter, Father Tulipe is a counterfeiter who only makes small cuts to improve his ordinary.User Reviews: Jean-Paul Le Chanois ,as anyone French cine buff past...

Servant’s Entrance (1932) 6.6

Servant’s Entrance (1932)

Storyline:Helga Breder is a young, spoiled girl. To her beloved Jörgen she says that she, as a modern young woman is multi-talented and can do whatever she likes. Jörgen bets that she can't work as a house-maid but, i...

The Reckless Age (1924) 6.7

The Reckless Age (1924)

Storyline:User Reviews: Lord Harrowby has set the wedding date for his marriage to Cynthia Meyrick of the wealthy Meyrick family. To ensure that his marriage will take place, Harrowby buys a $100,000 insurance policy;...

Trick Baby (1972) 6.8

Trick Baby (1972)

Storyline:Two Phildelphia con men try to evade gangsters they have conned and cops who are trying to put them in jail.User Reviews: The story is that of two con-men: White Folks (Kiel Martin), who had a black mother a...

Ride Tonight! (1942) 6.2

Ride Tonight! (1942)

Storyline:In the south of Sweden, some farmers get into trouble when the German Count is forcing them to perform day labor for him. But a man refuses to bow to the German Count.User Reviews:

The History of Mr Polly (TV Movie 2007) 6.8

The History of Mr Polly (TV Movie 2007)

Storyline:In the early 1900s Alfred Polly, still hankering after his dream girl Christabel, marries Miriam Larkins and they open a shop, but, as the years go by, the marriage becomes stale and Polly feels trapped. He ...

Island in the Sun (1957) 6.1

Island in the Sun (1957)

Storyline:Set on a fictitious island in the Carribean during colonial British rule, it focuses on the life of a young charismatic and handsome black male with political aspirations. He finds himself confused on return...

Akai shuriken (1965) 6.4

Akai shuriken (1965)

Storyline:Action packed and rewardingly strange.User Reviews: BLOODY SHURIKEN (1965) owes a lot to YOJIMBO (1961), with a nod or two to its Italian western remake, A FISTFUL OF DOLLARS (1964). Here Raizo Ichikawa (SLE...

Below the Belt (1980) 5.3

Below the Belt (1980)

Storyline:Rosa Rubinsky is floundering in her life both personally and professionally. Small time radio talk show host Terry Glantz is the latest in the long line of her steady but not really committed boyfriends. And...

Mälarpirater (1923) 6.5

Mälarpirater (1923)

Storyline:Three boys steal a sailboat and sail away for a summer adventure on Lake Mälaren. Based on Sigfrid Siwertz's novel.User Reviews: "Mälarpirater," as in pirates of Lake Malar (or Mälaren, the third l...

La menace (1961) 5.9

La menace (1961)

Storyline:Josepha is 18 and bored. As she tries to impress the local moped gang, she accuses one of her acquaintances of a horrible murder.User Reviews: Gerard Oury hit the big time with his two comedies "le corn...

Secrets of a Ballerina (1943) 7.1

Secrets of a Ballerina (1943)

Storyline:User Reviews: Loosely based of Honoré De Balzac's two short stories ,this is the second of the two movies actor Pierre Blanchar directed.As you do not change a winning team,this movie enjoys again Christian ...

Only a Mother (1949) 6.9

Only a Mother (1949)

Storyline:About serf wife Maria, called Rya-Rya, her life from a young beautiful girl with dreams of love to a worn-out mother, who only lives for her children.User Reviews: I would recommend this film to anyone who t...

Geez & Ann (2021) 6

Geez & Ann (2021)

Storyline:They first met at an alumni event. The first meeting was very memorable for the dreamer Ann and the mysterious Geez.User Reviews: It was so painfull watching this drama. The story was dreadful, only showed l...

Walking My Life (2007) 6.4

Walking My Life (2007)

Storyline:A 48-year-old company chief, Yukihiro Fujiyama (Koji Yakusho) goes to a hospital. There he discovered that he has got terminal lung cancer and will die within half a year. He declines any treatment and decid...