Tag: based on novel

Sans famille (1934) 6.8

Sans famille (1934)

Storyline:The story begins in England:a wicked uncle wants to latch on to the Mulligan heritage and has got to get rid of all the male heirs;one of them-the other is a sick child called Arthur-Remi was to be killed by th...

The Last Warning (1928) 7.4

The Last Warning (1928)

Storyline:A producer decides to reopen a theater, that had been closed five years previously when one of the actors was murdered during a performance, by staging a production of the same play with the remaining members o...

The Bravados (1958) 7

The Bravados (1958)

Storyline:Jim Douglas has been relentlessly pursuing the four outlaws who murdered his wife, but finds them in jail about to be hanged. While he waits to witness their execution, they escape; and the townspeople enlist D...

Extreme Measures (1996) 6.1

Extreme Measures (1996)

Storyline:Thriller about Guy Luthan (Hugh Grant), a British doctor working at a hospital in New York who starts making unwanted enquiries when the body of a man who died in his emergency room disappears. The trail leads ...

The Secret of NIMH (1982) 7.6

The Secret of NIMH (1982)

Storyline:Mrs. Brisby, a widowed mouse, lives in a cinder block with her children on the Fitzgibbon farm. She is preparing to move her family out of the field they live in as plowing time approaches, however her son Timo...

Johnny Come Lately (1943) 6.9

Johnny Come Lately (1943)

Storyline:Newspaper man wanders about and helps older woman save her paper.User Reviews: This curious film is one of the James Cagney films I like the best. For a Cagney film it's slow. I think Cagney was nostalgic for t...

Silk (2007) 5.9

Silk (2007)

Storyline:A married silkworm smuggler, Herve Joncour, in 19th Century France who travels to Japan to collect his clandestine cargo. While there he spots a beautiful Japanese woman, the concubine of a local baron, with wh...

Hidden Fears (1993) 4.6

Hidden Fears (1993)

Storyline:A widowed woman is being stalked by her husband's muderers.User Reviews: Straight-to-video, almost like a life-time presentation sees this sleepy, if rather underwhelming suspense drama treads water for so long...

Stolen Identity (2018) 5.8

Stolen Identity (2018)

Storyline:After Asami's boyfriend lost his cellphone, she begins to receive unknown credit card payment notification, her social media information is leaked, and she is drawn into an unexpected turmoil. At the same time ...

The Kite Runner (2007) 7.6

The Kite Runner (2007)

Storyline:In the 70's in Afghanistan, the Pushtun boy Amir and the Hazara boy Hassan, who is his loyal friend and son of their Hazara servant Ali, are raised together in Amir's father house, playing and kiting on the str...

Lolita (1962) 7.6

Lolita (1962)

Storyline:Humbert Humbert forces a confrontation with a man, whose name he has just recently learned, in this man's home. The events that led to this standoff began four years earlier. Middle aged Humbert, a European, ar...

To Catch a Thief (1955) 7.5

To Catch a Thief (1955)

Storyline:American expatriate John Robie, living in high style on the Riviera, is a retired cat burglar. He must find out who a copycat is to keep a new wave of jewel thefts from being pinned on him. High on the list of ...

After (2019) 5.7

After (2019)

Storyline:Based on Anna Todd's novel, AFTER follows Tessa (Langford), a dedicated student, dutiful daughter and loyal girlfriend to her high school sweetheart, as she enters her first semester in college. Armed with gran...

The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976) 6.7

The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)

Storyline:Thomas Jerome Newton is a humanoid alien who comes to Earth to get water for his dying planet. He starts a high technology company to get the billions of dollars he needs to build a return spacecraft, and meets...

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968) 6.9

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)

Storyline:An eccentric professor invents wacky machinery but can't seem to make ends meet. When he invents a revolutionary car, a foreign government becomes interested in it and resorts to skulduggery to get their hands ...

Messenger of Death (1988) 5.6

Messenger of Death (1988)

Storyline:Wifes and children of the Mormon Orville Beecham become victims of a massacre in his own house. The police believes the crime had a religious motive. Orville doesn't give any comment on the case, is taken into ...

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) 7.3

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)

Storyline:In mid-20s New York, Newt Scamander, the British young activist wizard, arrives in town, holding a mysterious leather suitcase which shelters a wide array of diverse and magical creatures that exist among us. A...

Restoration (1995) 6.7

Restoration (1995)

Storyline:An aspiring young physician, Robert Merivel found himself in the service of King Charles II and saves the life of a spaniel dear to the King. Merivel joins the King's court and lives the high life provided to s...

Stick (1985) 5.6

Stick (1985)

Storyline:Ernest 'Stick' Stickley returns from prison, and very soon he gets involved with his old friend in a drug-running deal that goes sour. Hired by a rich investor, he tries to walk the line, but trouble follows hi...

Treasure Island (1950) 7

Treasure Island (1950)

Storyline:Enchanted by the idea of locating treasure buried by Captain Flint, Squire Trelawney, Dr. Livesey and Jim Hawkins charter a sailing voyage to a Caribbean island. Unfortunately, a large number of Flint's old pir...

White Fang (1991) 6.7

White Fang (1991)

Storyline:Jack London's immortal tale of courage and survival comes to life amid the breathtaking beauty of the great Alaskan frontier. Ethan Hawke stars as a young man trying to fulfill his father's dying wish to find g...

The Giant Pear (2017) 6.3

The Giant Pear (2017)

Storyline:Life in Solby is nice and peaceful until one day Mitcho and Sebastian find a message in a bottle by the harbour. The bottle is from the missing mayor of Solby with a message that he is on a mysterious island an...

Premier de cordée (1944) 6.1

Premier de cordée (1944)

Storyline:Zian Servettaz is a dedicated mountain man. His Italian-born wife Bianca does not adjust well to his mountain village in France, and to the ever life-threatening dangers presented by his mountain guiding and cl...

Back Roads (2018) 7.2

Back Roads (2018)

Storyline:"Back Roads" centers on a young man stuck in the Pennsylvania backwoods caring for his three younger sisters after the shooting death of his abusive father and the arrest of his mother. Family secrets and unspo...