Tag: based on play or musical

The Winslow Boy (1999) 6.8

The Winslow Boy (1999)

Storyline:Early 20th century England: while toasting his daughter Catherine's engagement, Arthur Winslow learns the royal naval academy expelled his 14-year-old son, Ronnie, for stealing five shillings. Father asks so...

Butterflies Are Free (1972) 7.4

Butterflies Are Free (1972)

Storyline:Striving to be independent, the blind but determined Don Baker (Edward Albert) moves away from his overprotective mother (Eileen Heckart, who won an Oscar). After settling into his new San Francisco digs, Do...

Liz in September (2014) 6.3

Liz in September (2014)

Storyline:A shocking secret, ex-lovers and the arrival of an outsider shake things up for Liz as she celebrates her birthday at a lesbian-owned resort.User Reviews:

The Solid Gold Cadillac (1956) 6.6

The Solid Gold Cadillac (1956)

Storyline:Laura Partridge is a very enthusiastic small stockholder of 10 shares in International Projects, a large corporation based in New York. She attends her first stockholder meeting ready to question the board o...

The Iceman Cometh (1973) 6.5

The Iceman Cometh (1973)

Storyline:Set in 1912, the entire film takes place inside a dive bar named The Last Chance Saloon, where its destitute patrons eagerly await the arrival of Hickey, who arrives annually and props everyone up with free ...

The Winslow Boy (1948) 7.1

The Winslow Boy (1948)

Storyline:In pre-WW1 England, a youngster is expelled from a naval academy over a petty theft, but his parents raise a political furor by demanding a trial.User Reviews:

Cats (2019) 4.5

Cats (2019)

Storyline:A tribe of cats called the Jellicles must decide yearly which one will ascend to the Heaviside Layer and come back to a new Jellicle life.User Reviews: I was always excited for ‘Cats’, and to learn about it ...

84 Charing Cross Road (1987) 7.2

84 Charing Cross Road (1987)

Storyline:When a humorous script-reader in her New York apartment sees an ad in the Saturday Review of Literature for a bookstore in London that does mail order, she begins a very special correspondence and friendship...

The Dying Gaul (2005) 6.3

The Dying Gaul (2005)

Storyline:A powerful and seductive Hollywood mogul convinces an impoverished West Hollywood writer, whose lover has recently died of AIDS, to sell his autobiographical screenplay for big bucks. The writer, Robert, kno...

Quills (2000) 7.0

Quills (2000)

Storyline:A nobleman with a literary flair, the Marquis de Sade lives in a madhouse where a beautiful laundry maid smuggles his erotic stories to a printer, defying orders from the asylum's resident priest. The titill...

7th Heaven (1927) 7.6

7th Heaven (1927)

Storyline:A dejected Parisian sewer worker feels his prayers have been answered when he falls in love with a street waif.User Reviews:

I Never Sang for My Father (1970) 7.1

I Never Sang for My Father (1970)

Storyline:Hackman plays a New York professor who wants a change in his life, and plans to get married to his girlfriend and move to California. His mother understands his need to get away, but warns him that moving so...

Mambo Italiano (2003) 6.1

Mambo Italiano (2003)

Storyline:When an Italian man comes out of the closet, it affects both his life and his crazy family.User Reviews:

You Can’t Take It with You (1938) 7.6

You Can’t Take It with You (1938)

Storyline:Alice, the only relatively normal member of the eccentric Sycamore family, falls in love with Tony Kirby. His wealthy banker father, Anthony P. Kirby, and his snobbish mother, strongly disapprove of the matc...

You Can’t Take It with You (1938) 7.6

You Can’t Take It with You (1938)

Storyline:Alice, the only relatively normal member of the eccentric Sycamore family, falls in love with Tony Kirby. His wealthy banker father, Anthony P. Kirby, and his snobbish mother, strongly disapprove of the matc...

The Country Girl (1955) 7.5

The Country Girl (1955)

Storyline:The 1954 musical film based on the play by the same name. Actress Grace Kelly won an Academy Award for Best Actress. The film tells the story of an ex-theater actor who is given one more chance to star in a ...

California Suite (1978) 6.2

California Suite (1978)

Storyline:Misadventures of four groups of guests at the Beverly Hills Hotel.User Reviews:

American Son (2019) 7.3

American Son (2019)

Storyline:Time passes and tension mounts in a Florida police station as an estranged interracial couple awaits news of their missing teenage son.User Reviews:

A Good Woman (2004) 5.9

A Good Woman (2004)

Storyline:Fleeing 1930s New York and leaving behind a chequered past, the giltzy divorcee Mrs Stella Erlynne travels to Italy's sun-dappled Amalfi coast. Mrs Erlynne's appearance causes a stir amongst the visiting ari...

Moonlight and Valentino (1995) 5.7

Moonlight and Valentino (1995)

Storyline:Four women who discover untapped strength within themselves when they finally let go of what divides themUser Reviews:

Kyrsyä: Tuftland (2018) 5.5

Kyrsyä: Tuftland (2018)

Storyline:Headstrong textile student Irina tries to overcome her problems by accepting a summer job offer from an isolated and offbeat village of Kyrsyä. As Irina begins to get a grip of herself, the harmless and offb...

Same Time, Next Year (1978) 6.8

Same Time, Next Year (1978)

Storyline:A man and woman meet by chance at a romantic inn over dinner. Although both are married to others, they find themselves in the same bed the next morning questioning how this could have happened. They agree t...

Doctor Faustus (1967) 4.4

Doctor Faustus (1967)

Storyline:Faustus is a scholar at the University of Wittenberg when he earns his doctorate degree. His insatiable appetite for knowledge and power leads him to employ necromancy to conjure Mephistopheles out of hell. ...

Speech & Debate (2017) 6.0

Speech & Debate (2017)

Storyline:Frustrated by the hypocrisy they see in their parents, teachers, and the entire school board, an unlikely trio set out to find a common truth and make their voices heard as they revive a defunct school club ...