Tag: urban setting

Last Train Home (2009) 7.7

Last Train Home (2009)

Storyline:Husband and wife Changhua Zhang and Suqin Chen are among 130 million migrant Chinese workers, most, like them, who have left children behind in the village for elders to care of, and who only see their famil...

The Hidden II (1993) 2.9

The Hidden II (1993)

Storyline:The alien criminal from the first movie is dead, but he left a few eggs which are hatching now. The good alien, who still inhabits Tom Beck's body, has been waiting just in case this happened. Unfortunately,...

Indiscreet (1958) 6.8

Indiscreet (1958)

Storyline:Anna Kalman is a London based actress. She has been unable to find love in her life. The reason why she came home early from a vacation to Majorca fits into that theme, as the man she met there and was initi...

Élisa (1995) 6.6

Élisa (1995)

Storyline:Marie has had a tough childhood ever since her mother Elisa committed suicide. She has spent most of her life in an orphanage and now makes a living as a small time criminal in Paris. Now she wants to unrave...

Breakin’ 2: Electric Boogaloo (1984) 5.1

Breakin’ 2: Electric Boogaloo (1984)

Storyline:A developer tries to bulldoze a community recreation center. The local breakdancers try to stop it.User Reviews: A movie about 80s kids break dancing to raise money. What can possibly be better other than th...

Talento de barrio (2008) 5.2

Talento de barrio (2008)

Storyline:A misunderstood youth from the streets of Puerto Rico must choose between musical superstardom and underworld notoriety after falling for a beautiful uptown girl whose positive influence causes him to seriou...

A Simple Life (2011) 7.6

A Simple Life (2011)

Storyline:After suffering a stroke, an altruistic maid announces that she wants to quit her job and move into an old people's home.User Reviews: This is a simple film - two main characters with no blood relation and y...

Los Angeles Plays Itself (2003) 8

Los Angeles Plays Itself (2003)

Storyline:Of the cities in the world, few are depicted in and mythologized more in film and television than the city of Los Angeles. In this documentary, Thom Andersen examines in detail the ways the city has been dep...

Cost of a Soul (2010) 5.7

Cost of a Soul (2010)

Storyline:Wounded in the war, Tommy Donahue and DD Davis return home from Iraq to their North Philadelphia slum neighborhood. Tommy returns home to his wife, Faith, whom he abandoned while she was pregnant. He meets h...

Appropriate Behavior (2015) 6.7

Appropriate Behavior (2015)

Storyline:For Shirin, being part of a perfect Persian family isn't easy. Acceptance eludes her from all sides: her family doesn't know she's bisexual, and her ex-girlfriend, Maxine, can't understand why she doesn't te...

Mo’ Money (1992) 5.5

Mo’ Money (1992)

Storyline:Trying to get his act together, a con artist gets a job in a credit card company. He falls in love with a fellow employee, he steals a couple of cards, everything is going great. But soon, the chief of secur...

Say My Name (2009) 7.2

Say My Name (2009)

Storyline:Sisters, mothers, businesswomen, music artists-in a hip hop and R'n'B industry world by men and noted for misogyny, the unstoppable female lyricists of SAY MY NAME speak candidly about class, race, and gende...

Break Up Club (2010) 5.9

Break Up Club (2010)

Storyline:Have you just been dumped? What if there was a website that could get your loved one back? There is ! It is called BreakUpClub.asia. All you have to do is break up another couple that are happily in love. Ju...

A Piece of the Action (1977) 6.4

A Piece of the Action (1977)

Storyline:Dave Anderson and Manny Durrell are two high-class sneak thieves who have never been caught. Joshua Burke is a retired detective who has enough evidence on the both of them to put them behind bars. Instead, ...

Air Doll (2009) 6.9

Air Doll (2009)

Storyline: A life-size blow-up doll develops a soul and falls in love with a video store clerk. User Reviews: Korean actress Bae Doo-na is superb in Japanese director Hirokazu Koreeda's latest film Air Doll. Shown at ...

Land of the Dead (2005) 6.2

Land of the Dead (2005)

Storyline:Now that zombies have taken over the world, the living have built a walled-in city to keep the dead out. But all's not well where it's most safe, as a revolution plans to overthrow the city leadership, and t...

Look Back in Anger (1959) 7.2

Look Back in Anger (1959)

Storyline:Jimmy Porter is a loud, obnoxious man, rude and verbally abusive to his wife, Alison. Alison comes from an upper class family that Jimmy abhors and he berates Alison for being too reserved and unfeeling. Jim...

Dragnet (1987) – IMDb 5.9

Dragnet (1987) – IMDb

Storyline:The equally-straight-laced and "by the book" nephew of Joe Friday must work with his more laid-back partner to solve a mystery.User Reviews: It's Saturday, November 6. 9:21 a.m. I've just watched "Dragn...

Six Degrees of Separation (1993) 6.9

Six Degrees of Separation (1993)

Storyline:New Yorkers Ouisa and Flan Kittredge are upper-class private art dealers, pretentious but compassionate. Their prized possession is a double-sided Kandinsky: one side represents control; the other, chaos. Th...

United Skates (2018) 7.3

United Skates (2018)

Storyline:When America's last standing roller rinks are threatened with closure, a community of thousands battle in a racially charged environment to save an underground subculture--one that has remained undiscovered ...

Poetic Justice (1993) 6

Poetic Justice (1993)

Storyline:After witnessing the murder of her first and only boyfriend, young Justice decides to forget about college and become a South Central Los Angeles hairdresser. Avoiding friends, the only way for her to cope w...

Four Adventures of Reinette and Mirabelle (1987) 7.8

Four Adventures of Reinette and Mirabelle (1987)

Storyline:Reinette and Mirabelle are two young girls. Reinette lives in the countryside, Mirabelle in Paris. They meet during a holiday of Mirabelle in the country, when Reinette helps her to repair the tube of her bi...

The Harder They Come (1972) 7

The Harder They Come (1972)

Storyline:With dreams of becoming a successful Reggae singer, a young Jamaican man finds corruption from his record producers and the drug pushers they're connected to. Rather than fail his dreams Ivan lets nothing st...

Fresh (1994) 7.6

Fresh (1994)

Storyline:Fresh (Sean Nelson) is a 12-year-old drug dealer who finds himself trapped in a web of poverty, corruption and racial tension in Brooklyn, New York. When his drug-addict sister Nichole (N'Bushe Wright) start...