Tag: damsel in distress

White Tiger (1923) 6.2

White Tiger (1923)

Storyline:Three crooks pull off a magnificent crime. As they're forced to hide out together they slowly begin to distrust each other.User Reviews: The name of director Tod Browning is often associated with noir. His W...

New Frontier (1939) 5.7

New Frontier (1939)

Storyline:The state government plans to build a flood-control dam and condemns the property of the local farmers and ranchers, including The Three Mesquiteers. The state intends to compensate the land-owners fairly, b...

The Last: Naruto the Movie (2014) 7.6

The Last: Naruto the Movie (2014)

Storyline:Hanabi Hyuuga, the younger sister of Hinata is kidnapped by Toneri Ootsutsuki, and a disheartened Naruto Uzumaki must put himself together to help his new found love save her younger sister. Naruto's abiliti...

Calling Dr. Death (1943) 6.1

Calling Dr. Death (1943)

Storyline:Losing his memories of the last few days, neurologist Dr. Steele is told that his wife has been brutally murdered. Steele, aware of his conniving wife's infidelity, believes he may have been the killer and e...

Stagecoach to Dancers’ Rock (1962) 5.5

Stagecoach to Dancers’ Rock (1962)

Storyline:A group of passengers traveling by stagecoach in 1873 from Tucson, Arizona to Fort Yuma, Arizona. One of the passengers,, a Chinese girl, Loy Lan Yu (Judy Dan), is discovered as having contracted the dreaded...

Taggart (1964) 5.7

Taggart (1964)

Storyline:Newly arrived settlers are attacked by local ranch owner Ben Blazer and his men. Kent Taggart sees his parents killed by Blazer's son, whom he tracks home. Taggart kills the boy in front of Blazer, himself d...

Coroner Creek (1948) 6.7

Coroner Creek (1948)

Storyline:With the help of Kate Hardison (Marguerite Chapman), the Coroner Creek hotel keeper, Chris Danning (Randolph Scott) learns that Younger Miles (George Macready) is the man who killed his fiancée. Chris is hir...

The Ride to Hangman’s Tree (1967) 5.2

The Ride to Hangman’s Tree (1967)

Storyline:Three young outlaws try to stay together and keep one step ahead of the law.User Reviews: (I don't know if I've ever seen "camp" used [as the base word of "campiness"], but yes this is in...

Texas Cyclone (1932) 6.3

Texas Cyclone (1932)

Storyline:When Texas Grant rides into town people think the supposedly dead Jim Rawlings has returned. After a confrontation with Utah Becker, Grant learns Helen Rawlings is about to lose her ranch to Becker. Grant th...

Night Monster (1942) 6.3

Night Monster (1942)

Storyline:Dr. Lynn Harper, psychologist, has been called out to the old Ingston Mansion, a dark and mysterious place with a very bad reputation, in order to make an assessment of the sanity of Margaret Ingston, daught...

Thunder on the Hill (1951) 6.8

Thunder on the Hill (1951)

Storyline:Convicted murderess Valerie Carns (Ann Blyth) is being transported to Norwich to be executed when a flood strands her and her guards at a convent hospital. Nurse Sister Mary (Claudette Colbert) becomes convi...

Cobra Woman (1944) 5.8

Cobra Woman (1944)

Storyline:Upon discovering his fiancée Tollea has been kidnaped, Ramu and his friend Kado set out for a Pacific isle where all strangers are to be killed on arrival and the inhabitants, who are frequently sacrificed t...

Fair Game (1995) 4.2

Fair Game (1995)

Storyline:Max Kirkpatrick is a cop who protects Kate McQuean, a civil law attorney, from a renegade KGB team out to terminate herUser Reviews: Although panned by most critics, Fair Game (1995) is not nearly as bad as ...

King Kong (1933) 7.7

King Kong (1933)

Storyline:A film crew discovers the User Reviews: In watching this movie, and I'm talking about actually scrutinizing it intently, I was shocked at the amount and the extremity of the violence that was in the picture....

R… Rajkumar (2013) 6.0

R… Rajkumar (2013)

Storyline:Rajkumar, an aimless youth, works for a drug baron and is sent to kill a rival dealer. His life is changed forever when he meets Chanda, and has no idea she is the adopted daughter of the man he is supposed ...

Somewhere in the Night (1946) 7.2

Somewhere in the Night (1946)

Storyline:During the World War II, a soldier is hit by a grenade that deforms his face and leaves him with amnesia. Sometime later, he is recovered and learns that his name is George Taylor and he is discharged from t...

The Two Mrs. Carrolls (1947) 6.8

The Two Mrs. Carrolls (1947)

Storyline:Struggling artist Geoffrey Carroll meets Sally whilst on holiday in the country. A romance develops but he doesn't tell her he's already married. Suffering from mental illness, Geoffrey returns home where he...

Walk Like a Dragon (1960) 6.7

Walk Like a Dragon (1960)

Storyline:California, 1870s. The cowboy Lincoln 'Linc' Bartlett finds out there's a slave auction of Chinese women in San Francisco and he intervenes and purchases the Chinese Kim Sung from the auction with the intent...

Adventure in Sahara (1938) 5.8

Adventure in Sahara (1938)

Storyline:Agadez is a lonely French outpost baking under the desert sun and commanded by the cruel and oppressive Captain Savatt (C. Henry Gordon). To it comes, at his own request, Legionnaire Jim Wilson (Paul Kelly s...

Terror in a Texas Town (1958) 6.8

Terror in a Texas Town (1958)

Storyline:Sven Hanson is one of a number of farmers whom Ed McNeil wants to run off their land (because he knows there's oil on it). When Hanson is murdered by McNeil's gunman, Johnny Crale, Hanson's friend Pepe Mirad...

The Castle of Cagliostro (1979) 7.7

The Castle of Cagliostro (1979)

Storyline:After successfully robbing the Monte Carlo Casino, Lupin The Third and Jigen Daisuke soon learn that their money is in fact counterfeit and they go after the man responsible: Count Lazare de Cagliostro. The ...

The Highwaymen (2019) 7.1

The Highwaymen (2019)

Storyline:The outlaws made headlines. The lawmen made history. From director John Lee Hancock (The Blind Side), THE HIGHWAYMEN follows the untold story of the legendary detectives who brought down Bonnie and Clyde. Wh...

Way Out West (1937) 7.7

Way Out West (1937)

Storyline:Stan and Ollie are charged with delivering the deed to a valuable gold mine to the daughter of a dead prospector. However they reckon without the machinations of her evil guardian Mickey Finn who is determin...

Bud Abbott Lou Costello Meet the Invisible Man (1951) 7

Bud Abbott Lou Costello Meet the Invisible Man (1951)

Storyline:Boxer Tommy Nelson is accused of killing his manager. While detectives Bud and Lou investigate they come across an invisibility formula with which Tommy injects himself rather than face the police. This spar...