Tag: eccentric

The Door (2012) 6.5

The Door (2012)

Storyline:An author forms a strange bond with her eccentric maid that will have a lasting effect on both women.User Reviews: Szabo Istvan is not a contemplative filmmaker - which I don't really mean as an insult. A lo...

Vernon, Florida (1981) 7.1

Vernon, Florida (1981)

Storyline:Early Errol Morris documentary intersplices random chatter he captured on film of the genuinely eccentric residents of Vernon, Florida. A few examples? The preacher giving a sermon on the definition of the w...

Green for Danger (1946) 7.1

Green for Danger (1946)

Storyline:In the midst of Nazi air raids, a postman dies on the operating table at a rural hospital. But was the death accidental?User Reviews: In view of my failure - correction, comparative failure.rnrnInspector Coc...

The Smallest Show on Earth (1957) 7.2

The Smallest Show on Earth (1957)

Storyline:Jean and Bill are a married couple trying to scrape a living. Out of the blue they receive a telegram informing them Bill's long-lost uncle has died and left them his business - a cinema in the town of Sloug...

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 Old Dark House (1932) 7.0

The Old Dark House (1932)

Storyline:Seeking shelter from a relentless rainstorm and landslides in a remote region of Wales, five travelers are admitted to a large foreboding old house that belongs to the extremely strange Femm family. Sepulchr...

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969) 7.6

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969)

Storyline:A liberated young schoolteacher at an Edinburgh girls' school in the period between the two wars, instructs her girls on the ways of life. Ignoring the more mundane subjects, she teaches them of love, politi...

Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium (2007) 6.2

Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium (2007)

Storyline:Molly Mahoney is the manager of Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium, the awesome toy store owned by Mr. Edward Magorium. Molly was a promising composer and piano player when she was a girl, and now she is a twent...

Bean (1997) 6.4

Bean (1997)

Storyline:Bean (Rowan Atkinson) works as a caretaker at Britain's formidable Royal National Gallery, and his bosses want to fire him because he sleeps at work all the time, but can't because the chairman of the galler...

The Brothers Bloom (2008) 6.8

The Brothers Bloom (2008)

Storyline:Brothers - older Stephen and three years junior Bloom - have been con artists since they were kids. Stephen is the mastermind, for who the intricacy of the story used in the con is as important as the positi...

Moondance Alexander (2007) 6.4

Moondance Alexander (2007)

Storyline:The curiously named, Moondance Alexander is a spirited teen living with her eccentric mother. She is faced with another uneventful summer until she discovers a lost pinto pony named Checkers who has jumped o...

Rules Don’t Apply (2016) 5.7

Rules Don’t Apply (2016)

Storyline:It's Hollywood, 1958. Aspiring actress, songwriter, small town beauty queen and devout Baptist virgin Marla Mabrey (Lily Collins) has a contract with movie mogul Howard Hughes (Warren Beatty) and arrives wit...

American Gothic (1987) 5.8

American Gothic (1987)

Storyline:When six friends fly off on a weekend getaway and are suddenly plagued by engine trouble, they're forced to land on a remote island. Looking for shelter, they're grateful to encounter Ma and Pa and their chi...