Wild West (1993)
My Beautiful Laundrette meets The Commitments in a frisky fast-paced comedy about three brothers determined to become the first Asian Country and Western stars.
Zavtra byla voyna (1987)
Tomorrow Was the War (Russian: Завтра была война, translit. Zavtra byla voyna) is a 1987 Soviet drama film directed by Yuri Kara based on the eponymous novella by Boris Vasilyev. The film was Kara's thesis at VGIK.
Iz zhizni nachalnika ugolovnogo rozyska (1983)
The relationship between a criminal and chief detective grows hostile.
L'ami de Vincent (1983)
A conductor comes to an understanding with the woman who tried to kill his friend.
Give Out, Sisters (1942)
Give Out, Sisters is a 1942 American film starring The Andrews Sisters.
The film co-stars Dan Dailey and the teenage couple of the time, Donald O'Connor and Peggy Ryan. Dailey and O'Connor went on to be in the 1954 film There's No Business Like Show Business.
The song "Pennsylvania Polka" was introduced by the Andrews Sisters.
Liberty & Bash (1989)
Liberty & Bash is an 1989 Action film starring Miles O'Keeffe and Lou Ferrigno as Vietnam war buddies who team up to rid their community of drugs.
Three self-centered teenagers travel across Canada to fulfill a suicide pact.
The Long Holiday (2000)
Filmmaker Johan van der Keuken documents his world travels after learning he has prostate cancer.
In Kaurismäki’s drolly existential crime drama, a coal miner named Taisto (Turo Pajala) attempts to leave behind a provincial life of inertia and economic despair, only to get into ever deeper trouble. Yet a minor-key romance with a hilariously dispassionate meter maid (Susanna Haavisto) might provide a light at the end of a very dark tunnel. Ariel, which boasts a terrific soundtrack of Finnish tango and Baltic pop music and lovely cinematography by Kaurismäki’s longtime cameraman Timo Salmimen, put its director on the international map.
City Limits (1934)
City Limits is a 1934 American Pre-Code romantic comedy film directed by William Nigh and starring Frank Craven, Sally Blane, Ray Walker and Claude Gillingwater. It was remade in 1941 as Father Steps Out.
Out for the Long Run (2011)
Openly gay high-school and college athletes navigate a turbulent world.
Katrina is a 1969 South African drama film directed by Jans Rautenbach and starring Katinka Heyns, Jill Kirkland and Don Leonard. Based on a play called Try for White by D Warner, the film depicts the lives of a family of a Coloured South Africans, who in the apartheid system are considered neither white nor black, in which Katrina, the daughter, attempts to appear white, before her secret is exposed. The screenplay was written by Emil Nofal.
Sensation Hunters (1945)
A sweet and wholesome young woman seeking escape from sordid family surroundings, falls in love with a scoundrel who leads her to ruin.
Code of the Rangers (1938)
Code of the Rangers is a 1938 American Western film directed by Sam Newfield and written by Stanley Roberts. The film stars Tim McCoy, Rex Lease, Judith Ford, Wheeler Oakman, Edward Earle and Frank LaRue. The film was released on April 8, 1938, by Monogram Pictures.
Too Much, Too Soon (1958)
Too Much, Too Soon is a 1958 biographical film made by Warner Bros.. It was directed by Art Napoleon and produced by Henry Blanke from a screenplay by Art Napoleon and Jo Napoleon, based on the autobiography by Diana Barrymore and Gerold Frank. The music score was by Ernest Gold and the cinematography by Carl E. Guthrie. Diana died in 1960, two years after the release of this film.
It stars Dorothy Malone and Errol Flynn (as John Barrymore), with Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Ray Danton, Neva Patterson, Murray Hamilton and Martin Milner.
LOVE YOUR MAMA (1990)
A strong woman (Audrey Morgan) raises her problem sons and daughter (Carol E. Hall) with no help from her husband.
Louis and Hilary are a twisted brother and sister who like to badger, berate, and bewitch each other. When Hilary comes home to announce that she is leaving Phoenix for good, she brings Soledad, a love-struck desert artist. As Louis and Hilary's fun and games escalate, Soledad gets a lacerating look at their perverse relationship and a preview of the betrayal to come.
Code of the Streets (1939)
Code of the Streets is a 1939 Universal Studios film starring The Little Tough Guys.
The Outlaw Emmett Deemus (2008)
A 70-year-old man decides to become an outlaw biker and steals a deputies badge.
Friendly Neighbors (1940)
Friendly Neighbors is a 1940 American comedy film directed by Nick Grinde and written by Dorrell McGowan and Stuart E. McGowan. The film stars Leon Weaver, Frank Weaver, June Weaver, Lois Ranson, Spencer Charters and Cliff Edwards. The film was released on November 17, 1940, by Republic Pictures.
Blotto is a 1930 American pre-Code comedy film starring Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy. The short was produced by Hal Roach and originally distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
Alice in the Cities (1974)
Alice in the Cities (German: Alice in den Städten) is a 1974 German road movie directed by Wim Wenders. This was the first part of Wenders' "Road Movie Trilogy" which included The Wrong Move (1975) and Kings of the Road (1976). The film is shot in black and white by Robby Müller with several long scenes without dialogue. The film's theme closely foreshadows Wenders' later film Paris, Texas.
Mitsuko Delivers (2011)
Mitsuko Delivers is a 2011 Japanese comedy film directed by Yuya Ishii.
Honey Britches (1971)
Demented Death Farm Massacre is a 1971 horror film directed by Fred Olen Ray and Donn Davison and features screen legend John Carradine as 'The Judge of Hell', who narrates the story.
Open 24h (2011)
Hector (Amads de Murga) is employed as a night watchman and tries to care for his impaired brother, but he cannot get ahead.
War Stories (2003)
A newspaper reporter (Jeff Goldblum) and a rookie photographer (Lake Bell) put themselves in danger covering a civil war in Uzbekistan.
Border Buckaroos (1943)
Border Buckaroos is a 1943 American Western film written and directed by Oliver Drake. The fourth of Producers Releasing Corporation Texas Rangers film series, the film was shot at Corriganville movie ranch.
Where Do We Go from Here? (1945)
Where Do We Go from Here (1945) Technicolor is a romantic musical comedy-fantasy film produced by Twentieth Century-Fox, and starring Fred MacMurray, Joan Leslie, June Haver, Gene Sheldon, Anthony Quinn and Fortunio Bonanova. Joan Leslie's singing voice was dubbed by Sally Sweetland.
The score was composed by Kurt Weill with lyrics by Ira Gershwin. Gregory Ratoff directed and Morrie Ryskind wrote the screenplay from a story by Sig Herzig and Ryskind.
The film is notable as Weill's only musical written directly for the screen and for its anachronistic blend of history and contemporary (1940s) slang. At the time, the mock-operatic sequence, "The Nina, the Pinta, the Santa Maria," was one of the longest musical sequences ever created for a screen musical.
Mickey the Kid (1939)
Mickey the Kid is a 1939 film.
Endure is a 2010 crime thriller film directed and written by Joe O'Brien. It stars Judd Nelson, Devon Sawa, Tom Arnold and Joey Lauren Adams. The story revolves around a police detective investigating a photo of a female victim who is gagged and restrained to a tree, which is found inside a car involved in a fatal car crash.
Queen of Broadway (1942)
Queen of Broadway is a 1942 American drama film directed by Sam Newfield and written by Rusty McCullough and George Wallace Sayre. The film stars Rochelle Hudson, Buster Crabbe, Paul Bryar, Emmett Lynn, Donald Mayo and Isabelle LaMal. The film was released on November 24, 1942, by Producers Releasing Corporation.
Occasional Coarse Language (1998)
Occasional Coarse Language is a 1998 Australian romantic comedy film about a young woman who loses her boyfriend and job in the same day and tries to get her life back on track.
Un paraíso bajo las estrellas (2000)
Lovely aspiring dancer Sissy (Thais Valdes) longs to perform at Havana's hottest nightclub, but her tough-guy father, Candido (Enrique Molina), refuses to permit it. When Candido accidentally hits the rugged biker Sergito (Vladimir Cruz) with his truck, it leads to the handsome young man's introduction to Sissy. Soon romance is blossoming between Sergito and Sissy, but things get complicated when their relationship threatens her dancing career, and the two discover a surprising revelation.
My Grandpa Is A Vampire (1991)
When a boy from California is sent to visit his grandfather in New Zealand, he learns that the man is a vampire.
Gals, Incorporated (1943)
Gals, Incorporated is a 1943 American comedy film directed by Leslie Goodwins and written by Edward Dein. The film stars Leon Errol, Harriet Nelson, Grace McDonald, David Bacon, Betty Kean, Maureen Cannon and Lillian Cornell. The film was released on July 9, 1943, by Universal Pictures. The film included the singing group The Pied Pipers.
Naukar Ki Kameez (1999)
Naukar Ki Kameez is a 1999 Hindi film based on Vinod Kumar Shukla's novel of the same name. It was directed by Mani Kaul and starred Pankaj Sudhir Mishra, Anu Joseph and Om Prakash Dwivedi.
Chronological Order (2010)
A man finds a door that allows him to go back in time and change the past.
Visions of Suffering (2006)
A man enters a demonic world after taking hallucinogenic drugs.
Gangs of the Waterfront (1945)
Gangs of the Waterfront is a 1945 American film directed by George Blair, and based on an original story by Samuel Fuller. Robert Armstrong has a dual role as Dutch Malone, a gang leader, and a taxidermist Peter Winkly who is induced to take over the gang while Dutch is sidelined by an auto accident.
Father Takes the Air (1951)
Father Takes the Air is a 1951 American comedy film directed by Frank McDonald and written by D.D. Beauchamp. The film stars Raymond Walburn, Walter Catlett, Gary Gray, Florence Bates, Barbara Brown, M'liss McClure and James Brown. The film was released on June 17, 1951, by Monogram Pictures.
Minds of Terror (2003)
Three stranded college students (Nicole Crawford, Matthew Mazouch, Patrick McCaffery) tie together a trio of horror tales.
Cafe Romeo (1992)
Coffeehouse friends help a waitress (Catherine Mary Stewart) escape from her no-good husband to a fashion career in New York.
The Mountain Runners (2012)
The history of America's first mountain endurance foot race in Bellingham, Wash., in 1911.
Sen Kimsin? (2012)
A wealthy widow has a hidden motive for hiring a wannabe detective (Tolga Cevik) to find her missing stepdaughter.
Land of Genesis (2010)
The filmmaker follows three mammals in their native habitat.
The Colour of Your Socks: A Year with Pipilotti Rist (2009)
Swiss video artist Pipilotti Rist prepares for a major show at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.
Another Wild Idea (1934)
Another Wild Idea is a 1934 American Pre-Code short comedy science fiction film which was directed by Charley Chase who was also the film's director. This short comedy movie focuses on a Ray Gun which releases all of a persons inhibitions.
Wheels of Fire (1985)
Wheels of Fire is a 1985 American film directed by Cirio H. Santiago.
Son of Babylon (2009)
Son of Babylon is a 2010 Iraqi drama film directed, produced and co-written by Mohamed Al-Daradji, Variety's Middle Eastern Filmmaker of the year 2010.
To the Ends of the Earth (1948)
To the Ends of the Earth is a 1948 American crime film noir directed by Robert Stevenson and written by Sidney Buchman and Jay Richard Kennedy. The drama features Dick Powell, Signe Hasso, and others.
C.B. Hustlers (1976)
C. B. Hustlers is a 1976 American Action-adventure/comedy film directed by Stu Segall. Although the film has been referred to as a vansploitation film, vans play a smaller role than in other films of that genre.
Harold's Going Stiff (2011)
Harold suffers form a disease that slowly causes him to become a zombie.
South Solitary (2010)
South Solitary is a 2010 Australian romance film set on South Solitary Island and directed by Shirley Barrett.
Deadfall Trail (2009)
Three men enter the Kaibab National Forest to hike and after a week things take a disastrous turn.
Rubber Tarzan (1981)
A shipyard crane operator (Otto Brandenburg) befriends a shy Danish schoolboy (Alex Svanbjerg) bullied by his father (Peter Schrder), a Tarzan fan.
In 1948, a woman named Hind Husseini (Hiam Abbass) transforms her father's home into an orphanage and school for Palestinian children, naming it the Dar al-Tifel Institute. Many years later, a teenager named Miral (Freida Pinto), who has grown up immersed in the institute's peaceful ways, goes to a refugee camp as a teacher. When she falls in love with a zealous political activist, Miral must choose between violence and the peaceful path that her mentor, Mama Hind, taught her.
Battle Gear (1991)
An Air Force general (David Carradine) sends a squadron to rescue a military expert shot down in Southeast Asia.
The Girl from Scotland Yard (1937)
The Girl from Scotland Yard is a 1937 American detective film starring Karen Morley.
Girl in the Case (1944)
An attorney's lock-picking skills land him in the middle of a scheme involving international espionage.
Undercover is a 1983 Australian film.
It was based on an original idea by Miranda Downes, who wanted to make a film based on Australian underwear manufacturer Fred Burley. David Stevens was attracted to the movie because it gave him the chance to make a movie that was fun and glamorous, which said something about Australia.
The investors insisted on an American actor in the cast. Dennis Quaid was originally meant to play the American lead but his involvement was objected to by Actors Equity. Equity did not like Stevens' second choice for the role but approved his third, Michael Pare.
Tough Love (2015)
Tough Love (German: Härte) is a 2015 German drama film directed by Rosa von Praunheim and starring Hanno Koffler. The film tells the story of Andreas Marquardt who was sexually abused by his mother as a boy, became a karate champion and later a pimp.
It was screened in the Panorama section of the 65th Berlin International Film Festival where it won the 3rd place prize in the Panoroma Audience Award.
Forced Landing (1935)
Forced Landing is a 1935 American mystery film directed by Melville W. Brown and written by William Scott Darling. The film stars Esther Ralston, Onslow Stevens, Sidney Blackmer, Toby Wing, Edward Nugent and Barbara Pepper. The film was released on November 2, 1935, by Republic Pictures.
Bats in the Belfry (1942)
Bats in the Belfry is a 1942 American animated short film directed by Rudolf Ising and Jerry Brewer for MGM and released to theaters on July 4, 1942. The short tells the story of three singing crazy bats in a belfry.
Family members and colleagues discuss the life and work of documentary filmmaker Raymundo Gleyzer.
The Bear That Couldn't Sleep (1939)
The Bear That Couldn't Sleep is a 1939 animated short film, directed by Rudolf Ising for MGM as part of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer' Barney Bear series. Released with the movie 6,000 Enemies by MGM on June 10, 1939, the short is notable for featuring the first appearance of Barney Bear. Ising created the character Barney Bear in the late 1930s for MGM at this time, basing the sleepy-eyed character partially on himself.
A special forces soldier transports a mind-control weapon.
Pippi Goes on Board (1969)
Pippi Goes on Board (original title: Här kommer Pippi Långstrump) is a 1969 Swedish movie, based on the eponymous children's books by Astrid Lindgren with the cast of the 1969 TV series Pippi Longstocking. It consisted of re-edited footage from the TV series. It was released in the USA in 1975.
Blast 'Em (1992)
In New York City, photographer Victor Malafronte frequents lavish events for a chance to snap pictures of the rich and famous to sell to tabloid newspapers -- his latest target: actor Michael J. Fox. Canadian documentary filmmaker Joseph Blasioli trails Malafronte on a typical workday, dodging bodyguards and chasing down jogging movies stars in Central Park, and also interviews his fellow photographers to get insights into the motivations and techniques of an average paparazzo.
Men of San Quentin (1942)
Men of San Quentin is a 1942 American film directed by William Beaudine.
Pastoral Symphony (1946)
La Symphonie pastorale is a 1946 French language film drama directed by Jean Delannoy and starring Michèle Morgan and Pierre Blanchar.
The film is based on the novella La Symphonie Pastorale by André Gide and adapted to the screen by Jean Aurenche. The film score was by Georges Auric. At the 1946 Cannes Film Festival, it won the Grand Prix (equivalent of the Palme d'Or) and the Best Actress award for Michèle Morgan.
It was the film chosen to be shown at the opening gala of the Cameo cinema in Edinburgh, Scotland, in March 1949, and a rare surviving print with English subtitles was shown there again in 2009 to celebrate the film's 60th anniversary, courtesy of the BFI.
Four Bags Full (1956)
La Traversée de Paris ("the trip across Paris") is a 1956 French comedy-drama directed by Claude Autant-Lara, starring Jean Gabin, Bourvil and Louis de Funès. The film is known under the titles: "Four Bags Full" (USA), "Pig Across Paris" (UK), "The Trip Across Paris" (International English title). It is set in occupied Paris in 1942 and tells the story of two men who defy the curfew to deliver pork for the black market. The film is based on the short story "La traversée de Paris" by Marcel Aymé.
The film competed at the 17th Venice International Film Festival, where Bourvil won the Volpi Cup for Best Actor. The cynical portrayal of the occupation era was unconventional and made the film controversial upon the original release.
Crisis in the Kremlin (1992)
A CIA rookie (Robert Rusler) and a KGB veteran (Theodore Bikel) thwart a plot to kill Gorbachev in the last days of the Soviet Union.
Se Alquila Marido (1961)
A young woman pays a man to pretend to be her husband and start a business, she signs a contract and they both fall in love.
Alien Space Avenger (1989)
Four alien body snatchers from the 1930s turn up 50 years later as comic-book weirdos in Manhattan.
Cloud Chasers (2009)
A heroic pilot (Valerie Niehaus) investigates unexplained weather patterns that threaten air safety.
The Corpse (1971)
This eerie, edge-of-your-seat psychological thriller stars Yvonne Mitchell as a terrorized wife who, with her daughter's help, murders her abusive husband... only to find him very much alive.
Please Teacher (1937)
A man searches frantically for a bust of Napoleon that contains an inheritance from his late aunt.
The Vulture's Eye (2004)
The Vulture's Eye is a 2004 horror film inspired by Bram Stoker's novel Dracula set in Virginia.
The Way to Dusty Death (1995)
A former race-car driver (Simon MacCorkindale) discovers his new bosses have links to Eastern European mobsters.
The Night Larry Kramer Kissed Me (2000)
With this astonishing concert film, audiences who missed this off-Broadway smash can get to see the supremely talented David Drake in his captivating one-man show. This semi-autobiographical performance piece contains several poignant stories about growing up gay in the ’90s. From his brilliant opening monologue describing the impact playwright Larry Kramer’s The Normal Heart had on him to his amusing riff on “Why I Go to the Gym,” Drake give a fierce, full-bodied multi-character performance. Other segments include a vigil for friends and lovers he lost to AIDS, and his imaginative, idealized future – where the plague is cured, and Matt and Ben remake The Way We Were. With his rhythmic storytelling and his wry observations on gay life – from the young boy who wanted to grow up to be “big and tough like the Village People to the reminisces of a 16-year-old’s first kiss (from an older man – a 17-year-old) – The Night Larry Kramer Kissed Me is a funny, knowing, and ultimately powerful collection of vignettes. Directed by Tim Kirkman who made the original documentary Dear Jesse .
Koran By Heart (2011)
There are 1.6 billion Muslims in the world, many of whom grapple with the role religion should play in their lives, and the lives of their children. Each year during Ramadan, more than a hundred of the best young students from more than 70 countries across the Islamic world converge on Cairo for Egypt's International Holy Koran Competition, one of the Islamic world's most prestigious contests. Some of the
competitors are as young as seven, and several have memorized the entire 600-page Koran without actually speaking Arabic.
Directed by Greg Barker (HBO's “Sergio”), the inspiring documentary KORAN BY HEART captures the drama of the 2010 edition of this annual event, following three extraordinary ten-year-olds who have dedicated their lives to honoring their families, countries and culture through memorization of the religious text. The film debuts MONDAY, AUG. 1 (9:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT), the first night of the holy Muslim holiday Ramadan, exclusively on HBO.
Arizona Trail (1943)
Arizona Trail is a 1943 American Western film directed by Vernon Keays and starring Tex Ritter.
Barney Bear's Victory Garden (1942)
A bear finds it hard to do his patriotic duty by growing a victory garden when a hungry gopher enters the picture.
Blue Cha Cha (2006)
Blue Cha Cha is a 2005 Taiwanese film directed by Chen Wen-Tang. It was Taiwan's submission to the 79th Academy Awards for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, but was not accepted as a nominee.
Blood Beat (1983)
A young woman travels to rural Wisconsin to meet her boyfriend's family and a samurai warrior's spirit possesses her body to go on a bloody killing spree.
Wild Wheels (1992)
Documentarian Harrod Blank, son of acclaimed filmmaker Les Blank and foremost expert on the art car phenomenon, examines the obsession that drives him and others to modify automobiles and motorcycles into fanciful vehicular monstrosities such as the Wrought Iron VW Bug, the Hippomobile or the Cowasaki. Profiling dozens of unusual art car creations, along with their eccentric owners, Blank provides a unique look inside a bizarre yet charming automotive subculture.
Ben (Gary Farmer) and The Man (Stephen Ouimette) are homeless during an icy Canadian winter. Their only hope for salvation is an unopened space heater -- still in its box -- that they share. The problem is they don't have anywhere to plug it into. They decide to trek to a shopping mall to redeem their sole possession for cash. It's a negligible sum, but the idea motivates them. What follows is a journey to the mall, in which they meet a plethora of quirky characters.
Welcome to the Club (1971)
Welcome to the Club is a 1971 American comedy film directed by David Berlatsky and starring Brian Foley, Jack Warden, Andy Jarrell, Kevin O'Connor, Francesca Tu, and David Toguri. It is based on the 1966 novel of the same name by Clement Biddle Wood. The film was released by Columbia Pictures in September 1971.
Birthright is a 1939 film by Oscar Micheaux, a talkie remake of his silent film Birthright, adapted from Thomas S. Stribling's novel of the same title (1922). Carman Newsome took the lead role of the black Harvard graduate facing racism played by J. Homer Tutt fifteen years earlier.
It's Showtime (1976)
A collection of film clips profiling animal actors.
Morgiana is a 1972 Czechoslovak Gothic horror/drama film directed by Juraj Herz, based on a novel by Alexander Grin, Jessie and Morgiana. The story is about two sisters, Klara and Viktoria, and the jealousy that overcomes Viktoria when her sister inherits most of their father's property. When Klara becomes involved with a man that her sister loves, Viktoria begins to plot her murder.
Jean Charles (2009)
Jean Charles is a 2009 British-Brazilian feature film depicting the life of Jean Charles de Menezes, the Brazilian immigrant wrongly shot dead by the Metropolitan Police at Stockwell tube station in London on 22 July 2005, after being mistaken for a terrorist.
The film was directed by Henrique Goldman and received its international premiere at the 2009 Toronto International Film Festival. Selton Mello stars as Jean Charles with many of the other roles played by the actual friends and family of Jean Charles de Menezes. Award winning director Stephen Frears was an executive producer for the film.
The Gentleman from Louisiana (1936)
The Gentleman from Louisiana is a 1936 American drama film directed by Irving Pichel and written by Joseph Fields and Gordon Rigby. The film stars Eddie Quillan, Charles "Chic" Sale, Charlotte Henry, John Miljan, Marjorie Gateson and Pierre Watkin. The film was released on August 15, 1936, by Republic Pictures.
The Gentleman from Texas (1946)
The Gentleman from Texas is a 1946 American Western film directed by Lambert Hillyer and written by J. Benton Cheney. The film stars Johnny Mack Brown, Claudia Drake, Raymond Hatton, Reno Browne, Christine McIntyre and Tris Coffin. The film was released on June 8, 1946, by Monogram Pictures.
What's a Nice Girl Like You Doing in a Place Like This? (1963)
What's a Nice Girl Like You Doing in a Place Like This? is a 1963 short film that Martin Scorsese created while a student at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. It is a comedic piece about a writer who becomes obsessed with a picture he has on his wall.
Night Life in Reno (1931)
Night Life in Reno is a 1931 American film directed by actor/screenwriter Raymond Cannon.
The Deserted City (1984)
When a man reads a newspaper article about a tragic fire in Yanagawa, he recalls the summer he spent there as a student.
The Wicked Go to Hell (1955)
Based on the play by Frdric Dard.
Carol's Journey (2002)
Carol's Journey (Spanish: El viaje de Carol) is a 2002 Spanish drama film directed by Imanol Uribe.
Frozen Silence (2012)
A serial killer murders soldiers in the ranks of the Blue Division, a volunteer group of Spanish soldiers fighting with the Germans on the Russian front.