Total Titles at Criticker: 88 - You've Seen 0
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Titles You Haven't Rated (88)
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A drama based on a true story when the Stirn family lived next to a Nazi POW camp in Wisconsin during W.W.II. (imdb)
With a ticking bomb locked to his neck, a young freerunner races against the clock and all types of baddies to get from one end of the city to the other to save himself and his girlfriend. (imdb)
Pass the Salt, Please (2011) - Short Film
Dinner. A glass of wine. Stimulating conversation. What better way to wind down the day? A couples dinner repartee quickly morphs into a scene ripped straight from the script of an adult film. Who wins this battle of the sexes is anyones guess. (imdb)
An "unexpected venture into the world of 'found footage' filmmaking." As Benning explains . . . he's Reconstructed Cassavetes's Faces in such a way that: 1) it's comprised entirely of shots of single faces, 2) each actor and actress is on screen as long as he or she is in the original and 3) each scene is exactly as long as it is in the original. (mubi.com)
Two brothers drive across country to see their hero, Roberto Clemente, get his 3000th hit. (imdb)
Two old pals attend an old friends funeral and find there is more to his death than him being dead.
The lives of three residents of New York's Staten Island intersect as they struggle to get ahead. (imdb)
Rachael, an aspiring pianist with a troubled past, disguises herself as a boy and searches for her father, a free-wheeling musician who abandoned her when she was a child.
Beer, broads and baseball combine with hilarious results in Artie Lange's Beer League, an over-the-top comedy about a group of misfits whose weekly softball games seem to have a lot more to do with getting into fights for macho dominance than hitting home runs. (Echo Bridge Entertainment, LLC)
Based on the novel by Pulitzer Prize-Winning author Bernard Malamud, The Tenants is a socio-political piece set in an abandoned New York apartment building in the early 1970s. It is the story of a Jewish novelist, Harry Lesser, struggling to complete his latest work, and his antagonistic relationship with a black writer who moves in down the hall. (Millennium Films)
Steve Buscemi's seamless direction and James C. Strouse's thoughtful script paint a picture of working-class characters filled with the comedy and rich details of everyday life. (IFC Films)
Smart, sweet, hip, and engaging, this film celebrates the precipitous fall and rise of an oxymoronic movie hero - a winning loser who follows his own path. Baker, a lovable con man with high ambitions and low energy, likes to dream and scheme about tomorrow, without paying any attention to the realities of today. He embarks on a great comic misadventure that in a sometimes roundabout, but always entertaining, way, leads straight to happy endings. (ThinkFIlm)
Hit man August (Michael Rapaport) is in deep trouble with his mentor, Ronnie (Gary Stretch), after botching a hit. Having recruited August for the job, Ronnie must now find a way to right the situation before their boss takes care of it -- and them!
A Farrelly Brothers comedy about a pair of Siamese twins who have their own everything, but are joined at the hip because they share a liver. The use their unique gift as a means to gain acceptance and live as normally as possible within everyday life. Which is going great until Walt (Kinnear) follows his dreams of making it as a Hollywood actor and persuades his hesitant brother Bob (Damon) to go along for the ride. (20th Century Fox)
A man (Jason Lee) turns to a life of crime to pay for his niece's (Tammy Blanchard) tuition for her first year at a prestigious university. (Leslie Mann) plays his girlfriend, who also wants him to pay $30,000 for the down payment on a house; and (Tom Green) plays his buddy, who's a bad influence on him. (imdb)
New Orleans, 1981. Sonny Phillips, just discharged from the Army, returns home. The only life he's known is as a gigolo, working for his mother, but he wants to leave that behind. However, the job his Army buddy promised doesn't materialize, and he can't escape his past.
An unlikely criminal is drawn into the underworld of money laundering in a desperate attempt to overcome his mediocre existence, and attempts to hide from his crime in a Jewish Burial Society. (Regent Releasing)
The film is a romantic comedy about a Portuguese widow whose husband had been a fisherman who died at sea. The widow's teenage daughter wants to be a professional gambler and she convinces her mother to date a British man whose new in town. The widow falls for the Brit, who pretends to be in the fishing business but is actually a professional gambler. The naive daughter gets into some trouble. (imdb)
A lighthearted comedic fable about what happens when you get a "gift from God" (a financial windfall), but many years later you find out it was a just a loan -- and it's due immediately. (Five Sisters Productions)
Hit men Max (Judd Nelson) and Eddie (Seymour Cassel) are on the run from mob boss Fat Tony (Joe Viterelli) after carrying out orders to kill the mobster's son. Deciding that safety is not in numbers, the pair separates; Max seduces a beautiful but unstable woman, while Eddie holes up in a dive bar and is almost caught by Fat Tony. When Eddie tries to flee, he finds his car stolen ... with the mobster's dead son in the trunk!
61* (2001) - TV Movie
Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle race to break Babe Ruth's single-season home run record. (imdb)
Frances had been a radio DJ in Florida; she's now living in San Francisco and dying of cancer, with one son living nearby whose work as a photographer is beginning to take off and another, mostly estranged, living in London...
The story of the Tenenbaum family's sudden, unexpected reunion one recent winter. (Touchstone Pictures)
Three entwined stories of love, lust, danger and revenge. (imdb)
At a public records office, a seemingly normal boss has hired a new employee named Bartleby. Bartleby however, is eccentric and with each passing day, he begins to refuse his boss' orders which only gets worse. Eventually, the boss finds himself clueless as to what to do about Bartleby as he discovers even stranger things about him. (imdb)
Based on the eponymous novel by one-time San Quentin inmate Edward Bunker, Animal Factory portrays the manufacture of a hardened criminal out of the middle-class clay of a newly imprisoned and once promising young man. (Silver Nitrate Releasing)
A look at the life, times, and art of independent film pioneer John Cassavetes through interviews with his family, friends, and admirers of his work. (imdb)
Four retired mobsters plan one last crime to save their retirement home. (imdb)
Jane and Will are familiar faces on the Los Angeles club scene. They meet officially at drug rehab after Jane OD'ed and Will crashed her motorcycle while driving stoned. They hit it off immediately and escape the clinic to travel to Montana and find the bike from Easy Rider (1969). Different from most road movies in that no one gets murdered, and no vengeance is reaped. On the contrary, the characters let their pasts and memories lead them down the road to emotional self-destruction. (imdb)
Chris O'Brien, devote Catholic and rookie cop with LAPD, is assigned to partner with the hard-edged, street-smart Nora Hugosian.
The king of Rushmore prep school is put on academic probation. (imdb)
A mixed group of individuals - lesbian, gays, and heterosexuals who all frequent a local bar struggle to accept each others lifestyles. However when the two gays (Mitchell Anderson, Eddie Garcia) are attacked and fight back and ultimately rape one of their attackers, the group becomes strongly divided on their actions... (imdb)
A modern retelling of the biblical story of Herod Antipas stepdaughter Salome set in 90's LA. Sally (Nina Brosh), a beautiful and troubled hairdresser falls in love with celibate street preacher Johnny (Vincent Gallo). The more he rejects her the more her desire and desperation grow.
The lives of four strange prostitutes will change forever when they go to the Mayor's birthday party. (imdb)
The Last Don (1997) - TV Mini-Series
Sprawling Mario Puzo novel about an Italian family of gangsters draws the inevitable comparison to "The Godfather", but does find its own direction. Headed by Don Domenico Clericuzio, the family executes a rival gang on the night of the Don's daughter's wedding, including her new husband, the son of his rival. Unfortunately the daughter gets pregnant and the repercussions of the night drift into the future. (imdb)
Two men become entangled in a torrid love affair with the same woman. Pierre is Miriam's longtime lover. John is desperately searching for clues about his past when he and Miriam have a fateful encounter in a Berlin train station. The allure of forbidden love becomes irresistible, and an intense love triangle is ignited. Who will Miriam choose? Who will walk away? For two men who desperately adore the same woman and for the woman who loves them equally...there is no easy way out. (imdb)
Turnpike (1996) - Short Film
Two men take a journey through crowded Parisian streets, interacting and disrupting everyday life. (imdb)
The Cannes Film Festival. It's where deals get made, producers get laid, and stars get paid. It's where all the movie industry meets to buy and sell all the movies on the planet. And it's where the art of the deal can be filled with more laughs than the deal itself. Sy Lerner is the quintessential movie producer, when he makes a bet that he can take any kid off the street and turn him into a superstar overnight using the universal language of the festival: hype. He meets Frank Rhinoslavsky and t (imdb)
A girl with insomnia who works in a coffee house (Ione Skye) has impossibly high standards for her love and fears she will never meet a worthy man. Then in walks a new employee (Mackenzie Astin) and they click - until she discovers he has a girlfriend. Undaunted, she moves to L.A. with a friend (Jennifer Aniston) sure that he will dump the girlfriend and follow her. She puts all her faith in fate and hopes for the best. (imdb)
A police officer promises to share his lottery ticket with a watress in lieu of a tip. (imdb)
A hapless Navy grunt is assigned SP duty. The catch : he must escort a beautiful female prisoner on her way to prison for going AWOL... (imdb)
George is a small-time crook. His brother Michael makes a living scamming the elderly by selling them nonexistent burial plots. When their father steals half a million dollars, the brothers find themselves on the run from the police and a local crime boss. But when Dad is killed, George and Michael have to team up to find the hidden loot (imdb)
Graduates of a Los Angeles high school in 1965 see America's culture and politics gradually change. (imdb)
A recently widowed, small-time hustler struggles to raise his two teenage daughters on his own and still make a dishonest living in 1950s Indiana. (imdb)
A film about a pair of ghosts, a jazz musician, a go-go dancer and a guy who gets what's coming to him. Set in a grim industrial town in a fading Irish American community.
Anything for John (1993) - TV Movie
An intimate portrait of actor-writer-director John Cassavetes and a loving tribute to his genius for studying and depicting the human character. In-depth, candid interviews with his wife and muse Gena Rowlands as well as his most trusted friends and co-workers like Peter Falk, Ben Gazzara, Seymour Cassel, etc. Clips from Cassavetes' greatest films, and many rare photos illustrate this touching documentary. (imdb)
A married woman agrees to have sex with another man for $1,000,000. (imdb)
Upon getting out of prison, a man who took the rap for some thief buddies gets together with them again, and tells them he's not interested in doing things with them any more. They stick a dead body in his trunk, unbeknownst to him, and he roars off to find his future. Unfortunately, they forgot to get the key they need off the body, so they're chasing him. (imdb)
Red is an aging scam-artist who's just been released from prison together with Ronnie, a young and not-so-bright hoodlum who is easily manipulated. Their new business is to organize fake-money sales and then kill the buyer to take his money; but when Ronnie kills an undercover secret service agent, his partner Jimmy Mercer vows revenge and is given one week to catch the killers before being transferred. (imdb)
An aspiring young filmmaker gets involved with an eccentric gangster for the financing of his first film.
Dead in the Water (1991) - TV Movie
Charlie Deegan has everything he has ever wanted. He has a important Law practice, a beautiful secretary as his love (imdb)
Hitman Dekker is on his last job, out to kill the wife (Jain) of his client, but he starts to waiver. The longer he takes to do the job the more difficult it becomes. (imdb)
Jack London's classic adventure story about the friendship developed between a Yukon gold hunter and the mixed dog-wolf he rescues from the hands of a man who mistreats him(imdb)
The comic strip detective finds his life vastly complicated when Breathless Mahoney makes advances towards him while he is trying to battle Big Boy Caprice's united mob. (imdb)
Sweet Bird of Youth (1989) - TV Movie
Once a beautiful screen idol, Alexandra Del Lago has fled Hollywood for fear that her beauty and fame has faded. Alexandra falls into the arms of Chance, a shiftless would-be actor, who sees her wealth and position as his last shot at making it in Hollywood. (amazon.com)
It's recruiting time and despite being short and scrawny, Johnny Walker is America's hottest young football prospect... (imdb)
Set in the East L.A. barrio, Colors stars Sean Penn and Robert Duvall as very different cops, both in age and temperment, hand picked for the city's anti-gang campaign. As partners, they daily drive their unmarked car through the warring Los Angeles neighborhoods. Their simple code of endurance: Keep peace in the streets at any price! [MGM]
In this dreamlike film, a rape victim attempts to cope with both her husband's infidelity and the return of the son she gave up for adoption.
To prove his brother's innocence, undercover officer Nick enrolls in high school again, dealing with crushes, bullies, humiliations, popularity swings, and quirky teachers and staff to find the real murderer. (imdb)
Double-crossed by both the gangsters and the police, Michael must use his martial-arts talent to rescue his girlfriend's dad. (imdb)
Gary Busey plays Buck, an ex-con recently released from the state prison. He returns to the small Midwest town where he grew up only to discover the place overrun by a large motorcycle gang bent on causing trouble. When the bikers murder his wife and traumatize his young daughter, Busey, with the help from a fellow Vietnam vet, as well as his former cell-mate, a drug kingpin living in Miami, Buck arms himself to the teeth and wages a war against the motorcyclists. (imdb)
Director Michael Ventura goes behind the scenes on the set of John Cassavetes' last written and directed movie, Love Streams (1984). (imdb)
The film describes a few days in the life of the writer Robert Harmon (John Cassavetes) and his sister Sarah (Gena Rowlands)... (imdb)
A photographer for a men's magazine is disturbed by a recurring dream he has that he is killing his models by various gruesome means. Then he discovers that his city is being terrorized by a slasher who is stalking and murdering women on the streets. He begins to suspect that he may actually be the killer. (imdb)
Blood Feud (1983) - TV Movie
Made for TV movie about Bobby Kennedy's campaign to bring Jimmy Hoffa to justice. (imdb)
A group of friends race their high-powered cars up and down a dangerous and deadly mountain road known as Mulholland Drive to see who can claim the title of "King of the Hill." (imdb)
Angel on My Shoulder (1980) - TV Movie
Criminal dies and goes to hell, and is given one last chance to redeem himself by helping a respected judge. (imdb)
A pair of grizzled frontiersmen fight indians, guzzle liquor, and steal squaws in their search for a legendary valley 'so full of beaver that they jump right into your traps' in this fanciful adventure. (imdb)
Young T.T. comes from Chicago to spend the summer in California. He slowly becomes "California-ized," while learning about love and life in the Golden State. (imdb)
Jake, an insurance investigator, is assigned to probe the killing of a wealthy businessman in Acapulco. To help him, he hires a beautiful New York model, Ellie, to act as his wife, and they pretend to be tourists on vacation. Art Carney plays Marcus, a local detective who befriends Jake but gets him into various scrapes. Joan Collins also appears as the suspicious Nera. (allmovie.com)
In a post-apocalyptic world divided between two groups called the Flockers and the Ravagers, an adventurer and his "pleasure girl" try to find their way to a rumored safe haven called the Land of Genesis. (imdb)
Truckers form a mile long "convoy" in support of a trucker's vendetta with an abusive sheriff...Based on the country song of same title by C.W. McCall (imdb)
In 1926 the tragic and untimely death of a silent screen actor caused female moviegoers to riot in the streets and in some cases to commit suicide - that actor was Rudolph Valentino. Ballroom dancer Valentino manipulated his good looks and animal-like grace into a Hollywood career. His smouldering love making, tinged with a touch of masterful cruelty, expressed a sexuality which was at once both shocking and sensual. (imdb)
Scott Joplin (1977) - TV Movie
Details the life story of Scott Joplin and how he became the greatest ragtime composer of all time.
A businessman whose family is away on his birthday picks up two young girls. He takes them to his house, where they seduce him. Afterwards, however, they tie him up, torture him, trash his house, and then kill a delivery boy. (imdb)
An average Joe is pitted against a crooked sheriff and unscrupulous land grabbers in this tale of small town corruption and revenge. (imdb)
F.Scott Fitzgerald's novel is brought to life in this story of a movie producer slowly working himself to death. (imdb)
A proud strip club owner is forced to come to terms with himself as a man, when his gambling addiction gets him in hot water with the mob, who offer him only one alternative.
Minnie breaks up with her married boyfriend and becomes disillusioned. However, she begins to learn that there is hope for love and romance in a desperate world when she meets a crazy car-parker named Seymour. (imdb)
A well-meaning student tries to fight against a corrupt society that practices a form of "repressive tolerance." He moves from one form of protest to another, finding defeat and frustration each time, and escalating his militancy in the hopes of making a difference next time. (imdb)
Coogan, an Arizona cop, is sent to New York to collect a prisoner. Everyone in New York assumes Coogan is from Texas, much to his annoyance. To add to Coogan's problems the prisoner isn't ready, so he decides to cut a few corners. (imdb)
Richard Forst has grown old. One night, he leaves his wife for Jeannie Rapp, a young woman who does not like friendship... (imdb)
Supposedly based on the short story by Ernest Hemingway. In this film noir, two hitmen want to find out why their latest victim (a race car driver!) "just stood there and took it" when they came to shoot him (imdb)
The Hanged Man (1964) - TV Movie
A gunman who believes his friend has been murdered sets out to get the people who killed him and finds himself enmeshed in corrupt labor union politics. (imdb)
Ghost is an idealogical musician who would rather play his blues in the park to the birds that compromise himself. However, when he meets and falls in love with beautiful singer, Jess Polanski, she comes between him and his band members, and he leaves his dreams behind in search of fame. (imdb)
Based on the true-life book of lawman Burton Turkus, this movie chronicles the rise and fall of the organized crime syndicate known as Murder, Incorporated. Focusing on powerful boss Lepke and violent hitman Reles. (imdb)
Mobsters try to muscle in on the juke box biz in a small town. A group of teens help a friendly shop owner fight off the mob.