Tag: independent film

Zigs (2001) 5

Zigs (2001)

Storyline:Four young compulsive gamblers come up with a radical plan to get out of debt with a fixed game.User Reviews: What a fun movie this one is. Four friends in Los Angeles have a pretty bad gambling problem. I...

The Escape Artist (1982) 6.2

The Escape Artist (1982)

Storyline:Teenager Danny Masters, the son of the late Harry Masters, considered the second best escape artist in history, wants to follow in his father's footsteps, he already a skilled but untested magician. As far a...

Once (2007) 7.8

Once (2007)

Storyline:An unnamed guy is a Dublin guitarist/singer/songwriter who makes a living by fixing vacuum cleaners in his Dad's Hoover repair shop by day, and singing and playing for money on the Dublin streets by night. A...

Dentist on the Job (1961) 5.2

Dentist on the Job (1961)

Storyline:The marketing department of a pharmaceutical company decides to enlist a dentist to endorse its brand of toothpaste although they would be struck off for doing so. They hire two recent graduates who find the...

Only 78 (2017) 4.3

Only 78 (2017)

Storyline:Only 78 is about a small coastal community under siege. Gabarus, Nova Scotia was once protected from the North Atlantic Ocean by a government built seawall. But the structure requires rebuilding and the gove...

The Carrier (1988) 5.7

The Carrier (1988)

Storyline:The main character is stricken with a horrible disease, but it doesn't affect him. It spreads to every inamimate object that he touches, and then if another person touches the object, they are dissolved into...

Johnny 316 (1998) 6.3

Johnny 316 (1998)

Storyline:A penniless street preacher spends his days giving out pamphlets and spreading the word of God. One day, he meets Sarah, a beautiful bereft hairdresser who lost her job. For Sarah, it is love at first sight....

Todd (2021)

Storyline:Todd is the story of a man who has always felt like the "odd man out." From a young age, Todd is shunned and ridiculed by his peers. Over time his pain and anger turns into rage and despair. When psychoanaly...

Cop-Out (1967) 5.8

Cop-Out (1967)

Storyline:John Sawyer, once an eminent barrister, has slid into a life of cynicism and drunkenness since his wife left him. When his daughter's boyfriend is accused of murder, Sawyer decides to try to pull himself tog...

Dead Man’s Line (2018) 7.3

Dead Man’s Line (2018)

Storyline:On the morning of February 8, 1977, Tony Kiritsis walked into an office on East Market Street and wired a shotgun to mortgage broker Richard Hall's head. After making a 40-minute 911 call that ran the emotio...

Mutant Aliens (2001) 6.7

Mutant Aliens (2001)

Storyline:Marooned by design in a strange asteroid inhabited by bizarre creatures and mind-boggling living biological transmutations, the audacious American astronaut, Earl Jensen, miraculously heads back to Earth and...

Strange Horizons (1992) 5.3

Strange Horizons (1992)

Storyline:The story of a war between men and women in the 23rd century.User Reviews: Of all the things that can make a movie good or bad, the budget is usually the least of them. Aronofsky made a near perfect movie on...

Emerald Cities (1983) 6.2

Emerald Cities (1983)

Storyline:Emerald Cities, completing the trilogy, is a story about a young woman who runs off from her Death Valley home to seek her fortune. Her drunken dad still stuck in his Santa suit from the local Christmas page...

Take Me High (1973) 4.7

Take Me High (1973)

Storyline:Merchant banker Tim, excited to hear he's to go to New York, is sent to Birmingham instead to pressure a small struggling restaurant. But he turns this into a positive by falling in love with the owner and c...

Kissing Strangers (2010) 6.7

Kissing Strangers (2010)

Storyline:Max Burns and his friends Dean and Tom make a bet who can kiss the better looking girl on Saturday night. Max seeks a stereotype trophy blonde and along the way befriends a barista, Allison a plain-jane arti...

Bellman and True (1987) 6.5

Bellman and True (1987)

Storyline:Hiller, a computer expert, was bribed by group of bank robbers to obtain details of the security system at a newly-built bank. Having obtained the information, he thought he'd seen the last of the robbers. B...

Lost, Lost, Lost (1976) 7.5

Lost, Lost, Lost (1976)

Storyline:Artist-writer-poet-filmmaker Jonas Mekas documents his early years building a life and discovering an arts community in New York.User Reviews: This is just a response to @Mary-18. Quoting: "Some shots a...

Death Mask (1998) 4.7

Death Mask (1998)

Storyline:Wilbur works in an old carnival and shows some gruesome things to the puplic. He covered his face because he had a sadistic father who burned his face. Everybody makes jokes about his scars and when the new ...

Blue (2018) 6.2

Blue (2018)

Storyline:Helen is in her mid-twenties but has struggled with depression and anxiety from a young age. After her only known family member passes away, suicide seems like a natural step, but her attempt doesn't quite g...

Geometry: The Movie (2020) 5.7

Geometry: The Movie (2020)

Storyline:Trapped between her daughter's longing for attention, achieving her dream job, and uncovering a disturbing secret, Nadia must make difficult choices with long-lasting impacts. Set in the social context of mi...

Post Apocalyptic Commando Shark (2018) 3.8

Post Apocalyptic Commando Shark (2018)

Storyline:In the post-apocalyptic future, the world is at war. The newly instated Soviet Russian Army has invaded the USA with the assistance of an evil German scientist who has created an army of super human soldiers...

Be Our Guests (2019) 3.5

Be Our Guests (2019)

Storyline:6 friends rent a bed and breakfast. Throwing one of the biggest parties of the year, it isn't until the night comes to an end that the real party begins. A series of terrorizing events that has the three cou...

The Searching Eye (1964) 6.8

The Searching Eye (1964)

Storyline:The simple actions of a young boy on the beach provide visual metaphors for the normally unseen world. A cinematographic treat in which ordinary objects reveal unsuspected worlds of intense visual experience...

Mirage (2019) 5.5

Mirage (2019)

Storyline:A desperate photographer who suffers from a degenerative eye disease and a husband who wants to kill his dying wife, plot to recover her life insurance.User Reviews: