Tag: based on novel or book

A Month by the Lake (1995) 6.7

A Month by the Lake (1995)

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Storyline:For 16 years Miss Bentley has been spending April at an elegant hillside villa on Lake Como. This year, 1937, her London society artist father has recently died and the only other English-speaking guests are...

The Whale Caller (2017) 0.0

The Whale Caller (2017)

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Storyline:A kelp-horn-blowing man seems to be deeply drawn to a very particular whale. This is the story of a love triangle between the titular Whale Caller, his beloved whale Sharisha, and Saluni, the village drunk w...

Twin Murders: The Silence of the White City (2019) 5.8

Twin Murders: The Silence of the White City (2019)

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Storyline:Vitoria-Gasteiz, Basque Country, Spain, 2016. Two corpses appear in the crypt of the Old Cathedral. Police officer Unai López de Ayala, an expert in criminal profiling, must hunt down the ritual murderer who...

The Valley of Light (2007) 6.6

The Valley of Light (2007)

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Storyline:The Valley of Light is a beautifully-filmed, sentimental movie of a young man's quest to make sense of his experiences and find new meaning in life. While this film deals with weighty material such as the su...

McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971) 7.2

McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971)

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Storyline:A gambler and a prostitute become business partners in a remote Old West mining town, and their enterprise thrives until a large corporation arrives on the scene.User Reviews: If a man is fool enough to get ...

The Stalking Moon (1968) 5.6

The Stalking Moon (1968)

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Storyline:When an army scout retires to a farm in New Mexico he takes pity on a white woman and her half-breed son recently rescued from indians, and invites them to join him. He does this even knowing the child's fat...

Villain (1971) 6.5

Villain (1971)

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Storyline:Ruthless East End gangster Vic Dakin has plans for an ambitious raid on the wages van of a plastic factory. This is a departure from Dakin's usual modus operandi, and the job is further complicated by his ha...

Dracula (1958) 7.3

Dracula (1958)

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Storyline:After Jonathan Harker attacks Dracula at his castle (apparently somewhere in Germany), the vampire travels to a nearby city, where he preys on the family of Harker's fiancée. The only one who may be able to ...

The Call of the Wild (2020) 6.2

The Call of the Wild (2020)

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Storyline:Buck is a big-hearted dog whose blissful domestic life is turned upside down when he is suddenly uprooted from his California home and transplanted to the exotic wilds of the Yukon during the Gold Rush of th...

The Haunting (1999) 5.3

The Haunting (1999)

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Storyline:Dr. David Marrow invites Eleanor Vance, Luke Sanderson, and Theo to the eerie and isolated Hill House to be subjects for a sleep disorder study. The unfortunate guests discover that Marrow is far more intere...

All the Bright Places (2020) 7.4

All the Bright Places (2020)

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Storyline:Two teens facing personal struggles form a powerful bond as they embark on a cathartic journey chronicling the wonders of Indiana.User Reviews:

Advantages of Travelling by Train (2019) 6.4

Advantages of Travelling by Train (2019)

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Storyline:After interning her insane husband in a remote psychiatric hospital, book editor Helga Pato returns home by train, where she meets a mysterious man who identifies himself as a psychiatrist…User Reviews:

Night on the Galactic Railroad (1985) 7.3

Night on the Galactic Railroad (1985)

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Storyline:Giovanni currently lives a dreary life of near non-stop work. At school, his peers ridicule him incessantly, and his employer at work is distant and cold. As his isolation from society becomes unbearable, he...

Spenser Confidential (2020) 6.6

Spenser Confidential (2020)

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Storyline:Spenser, a former Boston patrolman who just got out from prison, teams up with Hawk, an aspiring fighter, to unravel the truth behind the death of two police officers.User Reviews:

Lost Girls (2020) 6.1

Lost Girls (2020)

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Storyline:When Mari Gilbert's daughter disappears, police inaction drives her own investigation into the gated Long Island community where Shannan was last seen. Her search brings attention to over a dozen murdered se...

A Conspiracy of Faith (2016) 7.1

A Conspiracy of Faith (2016)

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Storyline:Denmark, 2016. A blurred note is found in a bottle that has traveled across the ocean for a long time. After deciphering the cryptic note, Department Q members follow a sinister trail that leads them to inve...

Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence (1983) 7.5

Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence (1983)

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Storyline:Island of Java, 1942, during World War II. British Major Jack Celliers arrives at a Japanese prison camp, run by the strict Captain Yonoi. Colonel John Lawrence, who has a profound knowledge of Japanese cult...

The Little Vampire (2000) 6.2

The Little Vampire (2000)

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Storyline:Based on the popular books, the story tells of Tony who wants a friend to add some adventure to his life. What he gets is Rudolph, a vampire kid with a good appetite. The two end up inseparable, but their fu...

True History of the Kelly Gang (2020) 7.1

True History of the Kelly Gang (2020)

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Storyline:Set against the badlands of colonial Australia where the English rule with a bloody fist and the Irish endure, Ned Kelly discovers he comes from a line of Irish rebels—an uncompromising army of cross dressin...

Coin Heist (2017) 5.4

Coin Heist (2017)

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Storyline:When a crisis threatens to destroy their high school, four teens hatch a daring plan to raise $10 million. Step one? Breaking into the U.S. Mint.User Reviews:

Spasms (1983) 5.1

Spasms (1983)

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Storyline:A gigantic serpent is captured on a remote island and shipped to an American college for experimentation.User Reviews:

Proof of the Man (1977) 7.0

Proof of the Man (1977)

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Storyline:When an American is murdered in a Japanese inn, Tokyo police detective Munesue follows the trail of the killer to New York. There he is joined by a New York City detective named Shuftan and together they sor...

Emma. (2020) 7.1

Emma. (2020)

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Storyline:In 1800s England, a well-meaning but selfish young woman meddles in the love lives of her friends.User Reviews: If you doubt the need for another Austen, let this gorgeous film change your mind. Instead of i...

Call of the Wild (2009) 6.0

Call of the Wild (2009)

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Storyline:Self-centered and status-conscious, ten year old Ryann Hale journeys to Montana to visit her down-to-earth grandpa, Bill Hale. Ryann bonds with a wolf-dog, Buck, and schemes to save him from a cruel dogsledd...