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The Yards

The Yards is a 2000 American crime film directed by James Gray. It was written by Gray and Matt Reeves, and stars Mark Wahlberg, Joaquin Phoenix, Charlize Theron and James Caan. The setting is the commuter rail yards in New York City, in the boro ...

Wasteland (2012 film)

Wasteland is a 2012 pornographic film written and directed by Graham Travis and starring Lily Carter and Lily LaBeau. The film has won several awards, including the AVN Award for Best Movie in 2013.

Intimacy (2001 film)

Intimacy is a 2001 film directed by Patrice Chereau, starring Mark Rylance and Kerry Fox. It is an international co-production among production companies in France, the U.K., Germany, and Spain featuring a soundtrack of pop songs from the 1970s a ...

Karamay (film)

Karamay is a 2010 documentary film by Chinese director Xu Xin about the 1994 Karamay fire. It is largely black-and-white.

Trainspotting (film)

Trainspotting is a 1996 British black comedy crime film directed by Danny Boyle and starring Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Kevin McKidd, Robert Carlyle, and Kelly Macdonald in her debut. Based on the novel of the same name by Irv ...

Polyester (film)

Polyester is a 1981 American comedy film directed, produced, and written by John Waters, and starring Divine, Tab Hunter, Edith Massey, and Mink Stole. It is a send-up of the melodramatic genre of womens pictures, particularly those directed by D ...

Outpost

Israeli outpost, a settlement built on land that was not legally purchased and was not given a building permit by the State of Israel Border outpost, an outpost maintained by a sovereign state on its border, usually one of a series placed at regu ...

Grease (film)

Grease is a 1978 American musical romantic comedy film based on the 1971 musical of the same name by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey. Written by Bronte Woodard and directed by Randal Kleiser in his theatrical feature film debut, the film depicts the ...

The Perils of Gwendoline in the Land of the Yik-Yak

The Perils of Gwendoline in the Land of the Yik-Yak is a 1984 French action comedy directed by Just Jaeckin, written by Jaeckin and John Willie and starring Tawny Kitaen and Brent Huff. The film is loosely based on the bondage-themed comics of Wi ...

The Hunger Games (film)

The Hunger Games is a 2012 American dystopian science fiction-adventure film directed by Gary Ross and based on Suzanne Collins’s 2008 novel of the same name. It is the first installment in The Hunger Games film series and was produced by Nina Ja ...

Urban Legend (film)

Urban Legend is a 1998 American slasher film directed by Jamie Blanks, written by Silvio Horta, and starring Jared Leto, Alicia Witt, Rebecca Gayheart, and Tara Reid. Its plot focuses on a series of murders on the campus of a private New England ...

Gracie (film)

Gracie is a 2007 American sports drama film directed by Davis Guggenheim. It stars Carly Schroeder as Gracie Bowen, Dermot Mulroney as Bryan Bowen, Elisabeth Shue as Lindsay Bowen, Jesse Lee Soffer as Johnny Bowen, and Andrew Shue as Coach Owen C ...

Greedy (film)

Greedy is a 1994 American comedy film directed by Jonathan Lynn and written by Lowell Ganz and Babaloo Mandel. The film stars Michael J. Fox, Kirk Douglas, and Nancy Travis, with Phil Hartman, Ed Begley Jr., Olivia dAbo, Colleen Camp, and Bob Bal ...

Les Cousins (film)

Les Cousins is a 1959 French New Wave drama film directed by Claude Chabrol. It tells the story of two cousins, the decadent Paul and the naive Charles. Charles falls in love with Florence, one of Pauls friends. It won the Golden Bear at the 9th ...

Matti: Hell Is for Heroes

Matti: Hell Is for Heroes is a 2006 Finnish biographical film about Finnish skijumper Matti Nykanen. The film was directed by Aleksi Makela and written by Marko Leino. With 461.665 views it was the most watched film in Finland in 2006.

Museum (2018 film)

Museum is a 2018 Mexican drama heist film directed by Alonso Ruizpalacios, and produced and written by Ruizpalacios and Manuel Alcala. It was selected to compete for the Golden Bear in the main competition section at the 68th Berlin International ...

Tension (film)

Tension is a 1950 American crime film noir directed by John Berry, and written by Allen Rivkin, based on a story written by John D. Klorer. It stars Richard Basehart, Audrey Totter, Cyd Charisse and Barry Sullivan.

The Killer (1989 film)

The Killer is a 1989 Hong Kong action thriller film written and directed by John Woo, and starring Chow Yun-fat, Danny Lee and Sally Yeh. Chow plays the assassin Ah Jong, who accidentally damages the eyes of the singer Jennie during a shootout. H ...

North (1994 film)

North is a 1994 American comedy-drama adventure film directed by Rob Reiner. The story is based on the 1984 novel, North: The Tale of a 9-Year-Old Boy Who Becomes a Free Agent and Travels the World in Search of the Perfect Parents by Alan Zweibel ...

I Wake Up Screaming

I Wake Up Screaming is a 1941 film noir. It is based on the novel of the same name by Steve Fisher, who co-wrote the screenplay with Dwight Taylor. The film stars Betty Grable, Victor Mature and Carole Landis, and features one of Grables few dram ...

The Window (1949 film)

The Window is a 1949 American black-and-white suspense film noir, based on the short story "The Boy Cried Murder" by Cornell Woolrich about a lying boy who suspects that his neighbors are killers. The film, which was a critical success, was produ ...

Olympia (1938 film)

Olympia is a 1938 German documentary sports film written, directed and produced by Leni Riefenstahl, which documented the 1936 Summer Olympics, held in the Olympic Stadium in Berlin, Germany. The film was released in two parts: Olympia 1. Teil - ...

Officers (film)

Officers is a Soviet drama film, shot at the Gorky Film Studio in 1971 by director Vladimir Rogovy. The premiere of the movie took place in the Soviet Union July 26, 1971. At the box office the film attracted about 53.4 million viewers.

Fox Hunting (film)

Two youngsters beat a worker and are justly punished: one receives a suspended sentence, and the other goes to serve in the colony. But the victim is haunted by thoughts regarding the fate of these teenagers. He begins to regularly meet with the ...

The Pokrovsky Gate

The Pokrovsky Gate is a 1982 Soviet comedy film produced for television by Mosfilm. It was directed by Mikhail Kozakov and stars Oleg Menshikov, Leonid Bronevoy, and Inna Ulyanova. The screenplay is based on a 1974 stage play by Leonid Zorin. Fea ...

Radio (2003 film)

Radio is a 2003 American semi-biographical sports drama film directed by Mike Tollin, and inspired by the 1996 Sports Illustrated article "Someone to Lean On" by Gary Smith. The article and the movie are based on the true story of T. L. Hanna Hig ...

Sabrina the Teenage Witch (film)

Sabrina the Teenage Witch is a 1996 American television film adaptation based on the comic book series of the same name from Archie Comics. It served as a pilot for the Sabrina the Teenage Witch television series and premiered on Showtime on Apri ...

The Natural (film)

The Natural is a 1984 American sports film based on Bernard Malamuds 1952 novel of the same name, directed by Barry Levinson and starring Robert Redford, Glenn Close, and Robert Duvall. Like the book, the film recounts the experiences of Roy Hobb ...

Suspense (1946 film)

Suspense is a 1946 film noir directed by Frank Tuttle. The ice-skating-themed film stars Barry Sullivan and former Olympic skater Belita. It was also the last film appearance of actor Eugene Pallette. At a cost of 1.1 million dollars, it was cons ...

Race (2016 film)

Race is a 2016 biographical sports drama film about African-American athlete Jesse Owens, who won a record-breaking four gold medals at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games. Directed by Stephen Hopkins and written by Joe Shrapnel and Anna Waterhouse, th ...

Street Racers (film)

Stepan returns from the army. His father’s auto shop is now owned by a certain Docker who organizes street racing. Street racing is not a goal, but a way of life, a passion that unites all kinds of people. Even such as Stepan and Docker. They are ...

Troy (film)

Troy is a 2004 epic historical war drama film directed by Wolfgang Petersen and written by David Benioff. Produced by units in Malta, Mexico and Britains Shepperton Studios, the film features an ensemble cast led by Brad Pitt, Eric Bana, and Orla ...

United (2011 film)

United is a British television film directed by James Strong and written by Chris Chibnall. It is based on the true story of Manchester Uniteds "Busby Babes" and the aftermath of the 1958 Munich air disaster, with the films events taking place be ...

2081 (film)

2081 is a 2009 science fiction featurette which premiered at the Seattle International Film Festival on May 29, 2009. It is directed and written by Chandler Tuttle, based on the 1961 short story "Harrison Bergeron" by author Kurt Vonnegut. The ca ...

4 (2004 film)

4 is a 2004 Russian drama film directed by Ilya Khrzhanovsky after a screenplay by Vladimir Sorokin. Originally it was conceived as a short film, but turned into a full-length film after four years of work.

Life (disambiguation)

Human condition, the characteristics, events, and situations of human existence Autobiography, an account of ones own life Human life disambiguation Biography, a written, filmed, etc. description of a persons life Life imprisonment, a sentence of ...

Apotheosis (film)

The film depicts a 17-minute-long journey on a balloon as it ascends and finally rises into the clouds. Lennon and Ono appear at the start of the film dressed in dark cloaks and hoods.

Schwarzfahrer

Schwarzfahrer is a 1992 German 12-minute short film directed by Pepe Danquart. It won an Oscar in 1994 for Best Short Subject. The topic of the film is the daily racism a black man endures in a tram. The title is a word-play: Schwarzfahrer usuall ...

Grace

Grace crater on Venus, see List of craters on Venus Grace Gates, Lords Cricket Ground in England Grace lunar crater, on the Moon

God of Love (film)

God of Love is a 2010 American live action short film. The films run time is approximately 18 minutes. It was written and directed by Luke Matheny, and produced by Gigi Dement, Ryan Silbert, and Stefanie Walmsley. The film was shot in black and w ...

The Rider (film)

The Rider is a 2017 American contemporary western drama film written, produced and directed by Chloe Zhao. The film stars Brady Jandreau, Lilly Jandreau, Tim Jandreau, Lane Scott, and Cat Clifford and was shot in the badlands of South Dakota. It ...

The Gruffalo (film)

The Gruffalo is a 2009 British-German short computer animated TV film based on the picture book written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler. Directed by Jakob Schuh and Max Lang, the film was produced by Michael Rose and Martin P ...

The House of the Devil (1896 film)

Le Manoir du diable or The House of the Devil, released in the United States as The Haunted Castle and in Britain as The Devils Castle, is an 1896 French short silent film directed by Georges Melies. The film, which depicts a brief pantomimed ske ...

Treason (disambiguation)

Treason album, a 1977 album by Gryphon "Treason", a song by M. Pokora from MP3 "Treason", a song by Kutless from Sea of Faces Treason band, an English rock band

The Cat Piano

The Cat Piano is narrated by the main character of the animated short, an anthropomorphic cat. It is clear that the narration is a poem, which the poet is typing on a typewriter. In the beginning, we are introduced to his citys love of music and ...

A Summer Dress

A Summer Dress is a 1996 short film directed by François Ozon about a flagging gay relationship that is refueled in an unexpected way.

Ssaki

Ssaki was a short film written and directed by Roman Polanski in 1961. This was the last of Polanskis short films before he began work on his first feature, Knife in the Water. Ssaki received awards at Oberhausen and Melbourne.

Monster (disambiguation)

"Monster" Kanye West song "Monster" Disturbed song "Monster" Lady Gaga song "Monster" Pink Lady song "Monsters" Funeral for a Friend song "Monster" Gabbie Hanna song "Monsters", a song by Blue Oyster Cult on the album Cultosaurus Erectus "Monster ...

Obsession

Idee fixe psychology, a preoccupation of mind believed to be firmly resistant to any attempt to modify it Celebrity worship syndrome, obsessive addictive disorder to a celebritys personal and professional life Fixation psychology, a persistent at ...

An Unseen Enemy

An Unseen Enemy is a 1912 Biograph Company short silent film directed by D. W. Griffith, and was the first film to be made starring the actresses Lillian Gish and Dorothy Gish. A critic of the time stated that "the Gish sisters gave charming perf ...