Tag: self sacrifice

A Tale of Two Cities (1935) 7.8

A Tale of Two Cities (1935)

Storyline:Alas, an aristocrat and a barrister on the same plateau. This is the story of a revolution, a revolution that occurred in France known as the Reign of Terror. The barrister, the town alcoholic and man of dis...

The End of the Affair (1955) 6.6

The End of the Affair (1955)

Storyline:In war-torn London, Maurice Bendrix (Van Johnson) falls in love with neighbor Sarah Miles (Deborah Kerr). They begin an illicit romance behind Sarah's husband's back. While war does not last forever, neither...

The Crazies (2010) 6.5

The Crazies (2010)

Storyline:As a toxin begins to turn the residents of Ogden Marsh, Iowa into violent psychopaths, sheriff David Dutton tries to make sense of the situation while he, his wife, and two other unaffected townspeople band ...

The Lives of a Bengal Lancer (1935) 7.1

The Lives of a Bengal Lancer (1935)

Storyline:The 41st Bengal Lancers are stationed on the Northwest Frontier of British India, guarding against Afridi invaders led by wily Mohammed Khan. Experienced (though insubordinate) Lieut. McGregor is joined by t...

Last Flight Out (2004) 5.6

Last Flight Out (2004)

Storyline:A clean family movie of action, humor, and love. Pilot Dan's mission: rescue a woman working a jungle clinic in midst of warfare. She and another are willing to sacrifice their lives for villagers. A daring ...

Cargo (2006) 5

Cargo (2006)

Storyline:A young backpacker gets into some trouble in Africa and stows away on a cargo ship heading to Europe.User Reviews: Who was killing the members of the crew? And how? And why? And the behavior of some of the c...

The Dawn Patrol (1930) 7.2

The Dawn Patrol (1930)

Storyline:During the First World War, British combat pilot Dick Courtney mocks his commanding officer Major Brand for being too cautious, unaware that Brand is tormented by the requirement of his command that he send ...

Stations of the Cross (2014) 7.4

Stations of the Cross (2014)

Storyline:Maria is 14 years old. Her family is part of a fundamentalist Catholic community. Maria lives her everyday life in the modern world, yet her heart belongs to Jesus. She wants to follow him, to become a saint...

Battle Royale II (2003) 4.7

Battle Royale II (2003)

Storyline:Three years after the events in "Battle Royale," Shuya Nanahara (Tatsuya Fujiwara)is a well-known terrorist bent on bringing down the government. In response, they order the creation of the "Battle Royale 2"...

Rock & Rule (1983) 6.3

Rock & Rule (1983)

Storyline:A malevolent rock star kidnaps a female singer to force her to participate in the summoning of a demon and her band must help her stop him.User Reviews:

Dragonslayer (1981) 6.5

Dragonslayer (1981)

Storyline:The sorcerer and his apprentice Galen are on a mission to kill an evil dragon in order to save the King’s daughter from being sacrificed in accordance to a pact that the King himself made with the dragon to ...

The Cloud-Capped Star (1960) 7.3

The Cloud-Capped Star (1960)

Storyline:The tragic story of the beautiful daughter of a middle-class refugee family from East Pakistan. Neeta, the protagonist, sacrifices everything for her unappreciative family.User Reviews:

Lock Up (1989) 6.4

Lock Up (1989)

Storyline:Frank Leone is nearing the end of his prison term for a relatively minor crime. Just before he is paroled, however, Warden Drumgoole takes charge. Drumgoole was assigned to a hell-hole prison after his admin...

Nosferatu (1922) 8

Nosferatu (1922)

Storyline:Wisbourg, Germany based estate agent Knock dispatches his associate, Hutter, to Count Orlok's castle in Transylvania as the Count wants to purchase an isolated house in Wisbourg. They plan on selling him the...

A Star Is Born (1954) 7.7

A Star Is Born (1954)

Storyline:Norman Maine, a movie star whose career is on the wane, meets showgirl Esther Blodgett when he drunkenly stumbles into her act one night. A friendship develops, then blossoms into romance before tensions inc...

D-Day the Sixth of June (1956) 6

D-Day the Sixth of June (1956)

Storyline:'Twas the night before D-Day. One ship, carrying Special Force Six, leaves ahead of the main invasion on a dangerous mission. On board are British Colonel Wynter and American Captain Parker, who each, in fla...

Volcano (1997) 5.5

Volcano (1997)

Storyline:Something unspeakably chilling is ultimately starting to heat up at The City of Los Angeles! Beneath the famed La Brea Tar Pits, a raging volcano has formed, raining a storm of deadly fire bombs and an endle...

Sansho the Bailiff (1954) 8.4

Sansho the Bailiff (1954)

Storyline:In mediaeval Japan a compassionate governor is sent into exile. His wife and children try to join him, but are separated, and the children grow up amid suffering and oppression. Written by Da...

Gravity (2013) 7.7

Gravity (2013)

Storyline:Dr. Ryan Stone (Sandra Bullock) is a brilliant medical engineer on her first shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalski (George Clooney) in command of his last flight before retiring. But on a see...

The Monster (2016) 5.4

The Monster (2016)

Storyline:Kathy is the alcoholic and smoking addicted mother of the young, but mature teenager Lizzy. They live together since Kathy's husband Roy left her, and she neglects her daughter. Kathy is supposed to drive Li...

Titanic (1997) 7.8

Titanic (1997)

Storyline:84 years later, a 100 year-old woman named Rose DeWitt Bukater tells the story to her granddaughter Lizzy Calvert, Brock Lovett, Lewis Bodine, Bobby Buell and Anatoly Mikailavich on the Keldysh about her lif...

Pressure (2015) 5.6

Pressure (2015)

Storyline:In the Somalia coast, the veteran divers Engel, Mitchell, Hurst and the rookie Jones are assigned to repair an oil pipeline on the bottom of the sea by the Vaxxilon representative Karsen. They are advised th...