Tag: deception

The Count of the Old Town (1935) 5.9

The Count of the Old Town (1935)

Storyline:In one of the narrow streets of the Old town of Stockholm lies hotel City. It's inhabited by mysterious characters such as 'Greven', 'Blomman' and others. The police inspector Göransson is chasing a jewel th...

Ladies Should Listen (1934) 6.3

Ladies Should Listen (1934)

Storyline:The switchboard operator in an apartment building falls in love with a businessman who lives in the building, whom she has gotten to know only over the phone. When she discovers that the man's current girlfr...

The Saragossa Manuscript (1965) 7.9

The Saragossa Manuscript (1965)

Storyline:In the Napoleonic wars, an officer finds an old book that relates his grandfather's story, Alfons van Worden, captain in the Walloon guard. A man of honor and courage, he seeks the shortest route through the...

Cyclotrode ‘X’ (TV Movie 1966) 4.9

Cyclotrode ‘X’ (TV Movie 1966)

Storyline:Edited-down feature version of the serial 'Crimson Ghost, The (1946)', in which the evil Crimson Ghost tries to make away with an atomic device capable of wreaking havoc throughout the world. ...

Under Colorado Skies (1947) 6.2

Under Colorado Skies (1947)

Storyline:Monte Hale has been working as a teller in a bank in Allentown, Texas during the summer to earn money for his medical college expenses during the upcoming year. He is about to leave to return to college when...

Ride a Crooked Trail (1958) 6.7

Ride a Crooked Trail (1958)

Storyline:After robbing a bank Murphy assumes the identity of his pursuer, a famous US Marshal, when he stumbles into a town and is confronted by the local judge, Matthau. Murphy is forced to remain as the new Marshal...

Pack of Lies (TV Movie 1987) 6.9

Pack of Lies (TV Movie 1987)

Storyline:London in the early 1960s. The life of a couple is upset by the coming of a British Secret Service Agent who moves in across the street.User Reviews: Television adaptation of Hugh Whitemore's play about an o...

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...

When Did You Last See Your Father? (2007) 6.8

When Did You Last See Your Father? (2007)

Storyline:The writer Blake Morrison has a non-resolved relationship with his bragger and wolf father Arthur Morrison. However, when Arthur is diagnosed with a terminal intestine cancer, Blake leaves his wife and child...

Lost Horizon (1973) 5.4

Lost Horizon (1973)

Storyline:While escaping war-torn China, a group of Europeans crash in the Himalayas, where they are rescued and taken to the mysterious Valley of the Blue Moon, Shangri-La. Hidden from the rest of the world, Shangri-...

Jungle Woman (1944) 5

Jungle Woman (1944)

Storyline:Paula the ape woman (Acquanetta) is alive and well, and running around a creepy old sanitarium run by the kindly Dr. Fletcher (J. Carrol Naish), also reverting to her true gorilla form every once in a while ...

Cymbeline (2014) 3.7

Cymbeline (2014)

Storyline:A gritty story of a take-no-prisoners war between dirty cops and an outlaw biker gang. A drug kingpin is driven to desperate measures. Written by LionsgateUser Reviews: before I finally shut ...

Focus (2015) 6.6

Focus (2015)

Storyline:Nicky Spurgeon is an extremely accomplished con man who takes an amateur con artist, Jess, under his wing. Nicky and Jess become romantically involved, and with Nicky's profession of being a liar and a cheat...

Out of Time (2003) 6.5

Out of Time (2003)

Storyline:Matt Whitlock, the police chief of the small town of Banyan Key, Florida, is separated from his wife, Alex, a police homicide detective in MIami. Matt's been having an affair with Ann Merai Harrison, a woman...

The Wall (2017) 6.2

The Wall (2017)

Storyline:During the Iraq War, U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Shane Matthews is a sniper who is sent to investigate a pipeline construction site in the desert of the country, with his spotter, Sergeant Allen Isaac. The pair...

Calcutta (1946) 6.3

Calcutta (1946)

Storyline:Neale Gordon and Pedro Lake, commercial pilots who fly the hump between Chungking and Calcutta learn, when they reach Calcutta, that their pal, Bill Cunningham, has been murdered. Neales investigation leads ...

Romantically Speaking (TV Movie 2015) 5.9

Romantically Speaking (TV Movie 2015)

Storyline:A young lady who has grown up with her father being a radio DJ, becomes one herself. Falls in love and hosts a 'Romantically Speaking' show.User Reviews: When watching a Hallmark movie you have to except a f...

The Lady Gambles (1949) 6.6

The Lady Gambles (1949)

Storyline:When Joan Boothe accompanies husband-reporter David to Las Vegas, she begins gambling to pass the time while he is doing a story. Encouraged by the casino manager, she gets hooked on gambling, to the point w...

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...

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...

The Locket (1946) 7.2

The Locket (1946)

Storyline:Lovely Nancy seems like the ideal bride to fiancée John Willis... until, just before the ceremony, Willis is approached by Harry Blair, claiming to be Nancy's former husband. The tale Blair unfolds (in a fla...

Don 2 (2011) 7.1

Don 2 (2011)

Storyline:Having conquered the Asian underworld, Don (Shah Rukh Khan) now has his sights set on European domination. In his way are the bosses of the existing European underworld and all law enforcement agencies. The ...

Accattone (1961) 7.8

Accattone (1961)

Storyline:In a seedy section of Rome, Vittorio Cataldi - "Accattone" ("beggar" in Italian) to those that know him - lives off the avails of prostitution, Maddalena being his one and only girl. He is married to Ascenza...

Maqbool (2003) 8.1

Maqbool (2003)

Storyline:Macbeth meets the Godfather in present-day Bombay. The Scottish tragedy set in the contemporary underworld of India's commercial capital; two corrupt, fortune telling policemen take the roles of the weird si...