French Cancan (1955)
Hoping to keep his financially unstable cafe in business, Henri (Jean Gabin) takes a trip to Monmartre, where he witnesses local dancers performing the can-can, a provocative dance that has fallen out of favor in the rest of France. Next, he discovers the beautiful Nina (Franoise Arnoul), and decides to bring both her and the can-can back to his cafe. While Nina and the dance cause a sensation, Lola (Mara Flix), the former star of Henri's establishment, sets out to sabotage the new girl.
Gladiator of Rome (1962)
A slave rescues a woman from the onslaught of ravaging Roman invaders.
Naughty Flirt (1931)
A spoiled heiress leaves her boyfriend only to become involved with a man who secretly desires her money.
Long Live the Lady! (1987)
Six catering trainees prepare a special meal for an elderly woman who may be a ghost.
Man From Cocody (1965)
Police of the Ivory Coast send a young diplomat to discover why a secret society is chasing an innocent butterfly hunter.
Helmed by ambitious French filmmaker Abel Gance, this biographical drama depicts the life of legendary German composer Ludwig van Beethoven (Harry Baur). While the movie touches on Beethoven's numerous love interests, it also focuses on various other personal struggles, particularly with the creative process and, most notably, his progressive hearing loss. Filmed in the 1930s during the advent of sound in cinema, Gance's biopic is especially notable for its intriguing use of music.
The End of Summer (1962)
A widower who runs a sake brewery, Manbei Kohayagawa (Ganjir Nakamura) has three daughters. Manbei's middle daughter, Fumiko (Michiyo Aratama), lives with him, and her husband is employed at the brewery. Manbei's eldest daughter, Akiko (Setsuko Hara), resides with her youngest sister, Noriko (Yoko Tsukasa), away from their childhood home. While the girls come to their father for advice, he gets into trouble when they discover that he has rekindled a romance with an old mistress (Chieko Naniwa).
Maa Kasam (1985)
When Balwant returns home after a jail sentence, he kills those around him in search of a rare ring, but ends up back in prison, waiting to be released, so he can continue his search.
The Pervert's Guide to Ideology (2012)
Slavoj Zizek discusses his ideas on fantasy, reality, sexuality, subjectivity, desire, materiality and cinematic form.
How to Be a Detective (1936)
A lecturer (Robert Benchley) discusses skills needed to become a successful detective, including identifying criminal types, obtaining a confession, and incarcerating a prisoner.
The Adventures of a Blind Man (1964)
A warrior (Shintaro Katsu) pursues yakuza members who murdered a girl's father.
La Belle Americaine (1961)
In this French comedy, Marcel (Robert Dhry), a hapless factory worker, stumbles across a good deal on a Cadillac convertible being sold by an unsentimental widow. After purchasing the luxury automobile, Marcel hits a streak of comically bad luck, and has to deal with outrageous gasoline bills, major traffic jams and unfortunate car-washing incidents. Though his wife, Paulette (Colette Brosset), wants to sell it, Marcel is reluctant to part with his problematic but highly prized car.
Without Air (1995)
Life for a stripper (Lauri Crook) means doing drugs or fighting with her boyfriend (Jack May).
As an Eilean (1993)
A retired schoolmaster (Ken Hutchison), a soccer player (Iain F. Macleod) and a nurse (Wilma Kennedy) reflect life in a Scotland village.
How Did a Nice Girl Like You Get Into This Business? (1970)
A small-town girl (Barbara Benton) who left home to search for a suitable husband discovers a life-changing correlation between lascivious men and their wallets.
Black and Blue (1981)
Black Sabbath and Blue Oyster Cult perform during the 1980 "Black and Blue" tour.
How to Ride a Horse (1950)
Goofy demonstrates the proper outfit to wear when riding a horse, how to correctly mount the animal, and how to jump hurdles.
The Big Empty (1997)
A private investigator (James McManus) poses as a homeless man in order to catch a philandering husband (Pablo Bryant) on videotape.
Scruff: Cinderella's Carnival (2006)
A dog has no place on the farm until his special abilities come in handy.
Trópico de Sangre (2010)
Sisters oppose the rule of Dominican dictator Rafael Trujillo.
The Curse (2001)
Frida Harris (Amy Laughlin) is the type of girl you don't notice at the office, on the street, or even on a date. But when Frida has a makeover and gets bitten by a strange woman during a fight at an upscale lingerie shop, all that changes ... and "that time of the month" takes on a whole new meaning.
Storm Over Tibet (1952)
A couple travels to Tibet to find out whether or not the wife's former husband is dead or alive.
8Man After: Perfect Collection (1993)
A cyborg superhero's mysterious disappearance leaves a city open to attack from unlawful street gangs.
You Are Here (2000)
An unhappy man and his two unemployed friends (Ajay Naidu, Heather Burns) try to overcome their career woes.
Oscar tries to find out the identity of his stalker.
Leona's Sister Gerri (1995)
Filmmaker Jane Gillooly profiles the subject of a famous photograph, showing a woman who had an illegal 1964 abortion.
The Three Sisters (1965)
Stuck in a provincial garrison town in the wake of their father's death, sisters Olga (Geraldine Page), Masha (Kim Stanley) and Irina (Sandy Dennis) collectively dream of returning to the refined and stimulating lives they enjoyed when they lived in Moscow. But fate conspires to keep them rooted, and when their only brother, Andrei (Gerald Hiken), marries a boorish local girl (Shelley Winters), she proceeds to make their lives even more miserable.
The Raw and the Cooked (2012)
Monika Treut shows an affinity for Taiwan's cultural diversity through its food.
Humpty Dumpty (1935)
The son of the legendary nursery-rhyme character tries not to crack under pressure when his girlfriend is kidnapped by a hard-boiled villain.
The Panther's Claw (1942)
When an opera house becomes the scene of a series of grisly murders, the only clue appears to be an animal footprint.
On Trial (1939)
An ambitious attorney (Edward Norris) tries to prove a man (John Litel) who killed to protect his wife's (Margaret Lindsay) honor was justified.
Hurly Burly (1951)
A compilation of burlesque acts features performers who are singers, baggy-pants comics, and sultry striptease artists.
Saanch Ko Aanch Nahin (1979)
Mahoharlal, a pragmatic businessman, learns a hard lesson - truth alone guides a man's judgement. He also believed that justice could be brought by friendship and money.
The Great Divide (1930)
Posing as a bandido, a businessman (Ian Keith) abducts a Roaring '20s flapper (Dorothy Mackaill) hoping to reform her.
The Squall (1929)
A gypsy woman applies her feminine charms to the male members of a farmhouse where she takes refuge during a storm.
Strictly Unconventional (1930)
A straitlaced Englishman's (Tyrell Davis) neglected wife (Catherine Dale Owen) falls for a Canadian visitor (Paul Cavanagh).
Son of the Gods (1930)
Racism draws together a young couple (Richard Barthelmess, Constance Bennett) of differing backgrounds.
The Traitor Within (1942)
A truck driver and a spunky factory worker turn the tables on a corrupt politician.
Muerte en la Feria (1962)
A trio of blackmailers is dedicated to rip people off blaming for murders they commit.
Arctic Flight (1952)
A pilot flying a big-game hunter in search of polar bears discovers his passenger is really a Russian agent.
Murder at the Baskervilles (1937)
Returning to Baskerville Hall, brilliant detective Sherlock Holmes (Arthur Wontner) envisions a relaxing holiday with his dear friend Sir Henry Baskerville (Lawrence Grossmith). Soon, however, Holmes and his intrepid assistant, Dr. Watson (Ian Fleming), become ensnared in a plot to fix a prestigious race in which Baskerville's horse, Silver Blaze, is the favorite. When two people are found dead as a result of the gambling plot, suspicion falls on Holmes' bitter rival, Moriarty (Lyn Harding).
Deadtime Stories: Volume 2 (2011)
Three horror tales depict three friends on a hike become trapped in cave, a strict professor is haunted after a student commits suicide, and a security guard steals a possible cure for cancer to give to his dying wife with disastrous results.
2 Plus 2 (2012)
Richard and Bettina invite Diego and Emilia to join their swinger lifestyle. The invitation awakens dormant desires in Emilia, who insists they should accept the invitation.
C'est la Vie, Mon Cheri (1993)
A gravely ill young woman (Anita Yuen) helps a dejected musician (Ching Wan Lau) regain his sense of self.
Saving God (2008)
A parolee (Ving Rhames) returns home to become pastor of his father's church, working to save the life of a young man in his crime-ridden community.
Down to the Sea in Ships (1922)
Whalers go harpooning, leaving a Quaker maiden (Marguerite Courtot) behind in 19th-century New Bedford, Mass.
Thunder Over Tangier (1957)
A stuntman is framed for murder by an undercover organization that sells counterfeit passports to unfortunate refugees.
An adman and his wife (Pascale Devigne) become the next targets of a twisted model's (Deborah Mansy) deadly quest for revenge.
Saving Face (2012)
Matt Kern is followed through the Florida Criminal Justice System.
Daredevil Drivers (1938)
To spite his girlfriend (Beverly Roberts), the owner of a successful bus company, an auto racer (Dick Purcell) goes to work for her rival.
El Medio Pelo (1970)
A rancher falls in love with a proud woman, who learns that social discrimination does not lead to happiness.
Pay as You Exit (1936)
The "Our Gang" kids stage a production of "Romeo and Juliet," but the show is threatened when leading lady Darla walks out on star Alfalfa.
Pedestrian Safety (1952)
An unlucky pedestrian (Dave O'Brien) encounters dangers on America's roads.
Penthouse Rhythm (1945)
Four siblings in a singing quartet stay in a theatrical producer's vacant apartment as they attempt to find success in New York.
Catherine and I (1980)
A household robot becomes jealous when its owner (Alberto Sordi) brings a woman (Edwige Fenech) home.
Babe's and Ricky's Inn (2011)
Babe's and Ricky's Inn hosts live blues music for 54 years.
The Eye of Vichy (1993)
Filmmaker Claude Chabrol examines the Nazi occupation of France in World War II. Michel Bouquet narrates.
Requiem for Romance (2012)
A couple's love affair comes to an end during a phone call.
Midnight Cabaret (2012)
A college senior embarks on a journey of self-discovery after an encounter with his high school bully.
Forrest Creek (2006)
A woman vanishes and her boyfriend appears to be responsible until something dark and hidden appears.
The Fist, the Kicks & the Evils (1979)
A martial-arts student (Siu-Lung Leung) seeks revenge for the death of his teacher (Ku Feng).
Must Love Death (2009)
A suicidal man attends a support meeting filled with killers looking for a victim.
Dinner With Fred (2011)
Fred Conrad develops a humane way of poultry farming to ease food shortages during World War II.
The Slave of Rome (1962)
A tribune leads Roman centurions into battle against invading barbarian forces.
The Bird People in China (1998)
A salary man and a yakuza are sent to a Chinese village.
Payment Deferred (1932)
Bank employee William Marble (Charles Laughton) risks losing his job if he can't pay off his massive debts. When William's wealthy nephew, James, visits, William repeatedly attempts to borrow money. After James turns him down every time, William poisons him. He then invests James' money and becomes rich enough to retire, but the guilt of his actions weighs on him. Sending his wife (Maureen O'Sullivan) and daughter away on vacation does not help, as he begins an affair that further traps him.
Bhawani Junction (1985)
Ram's childhood friend promises to help him find his wife's killers.
Michal returns to his hometown and rediscovers something he had forgotten.
Love at the Top (1974)
The relationship between a successful businessman and a prostitute is exploited by a cynical novelist.
After his mother goes broke by marrying a gigolo a man takes up with rich women to makes ends meet.
Fearless Fighters (1973)
Skilled in kung fu and karate, a gang of Asian terrorists hatches a plot to steal government gold.
Daayen ya Baayen (2010)
A poor schoolteacher wins a car but finds that ownership comes with unforeseen expenses he needs help covering.
A mad scientist turns a dead soldier (Matthew Kennedy) into a heroic cyborg.
A Box of Buttons (2010)
Unable to afford presents for his daughter, a man shares a tale about a Spanish holiday tradition.
The Entrepreneur (2011)
A factory owner will do anything to solve his financial and marital problems as his debt to the banks piles up.
Hardboiled Egg (1997)
The life story of Piero, from childhood through his adult years as a father.
Love Sex Aur Dhokha (2010)
Security equipment and other concealed cameras candidly expose the actions of people in three loosely linked tales.
The Man With My Face (1951)
A man returning from a trip discovers that a stranger who looks just like him has moved in with his wife.
Warning!!! Pedophile Released (2009)
A pedophile is released from prison and his victim professes her love for him causing members of their community to attack the ex-con causing the girl more pain than before.
Chrome Angels (2009)
Outlaw biker girls encounter deadly robots disguised as humans.
Maeve (Mary Jackson) returns to Belfast after being away for several years, and she stays in the family home with her sister and father.
Kill Keith (2011)
A mysterious madman tortures and murders celebrities.
In a Bombay mill the industrious young union leader, Ram, falls in love with the new owner, Sita, and marries her. Ram has been a diligent union boss, working successfully to improve conditions for the workers. After his marriage to the owner, conflicts begin to arise between management and the workforce, and Ram is forced to choose between his love and his honour.
Talk to Me About Love (2008)
A woman and her husband teach a young man how to love.
Good Food, Bad Food (2010)
Filmmaker Coline Serreau examines the state of agriculture.
After the Fire (2011)
People show incredible courage and cowardice in the aftermath of the Seton Hall Fire in New Jersey.
Eskil & Trinidad (2013)
Eskil arrives in his 11th home in as many years and befriends the town eccentric, a man whose secret project holds the key to a new life.
Girl on Approval (1962)
A troubled adolescent must adjust to a foster home while her mother languishes in prison.
Ninkyou Shimizu Minato (1957)
A man seeks revenge for the brutal murder of one of his trusted henchmen.
Putting Pants on Philip (1927)
J. Piedmont Mumblethunder (Stan Laurel) takes his nephew from Scotland (Oliver Hardy) to get proper pants.
Obsessed with his domineering mother (Cosette Lee), a man (Roberts Blossom) preserves her corpse and adds others to keep her company.
Devdas loves his childhood friend, Parvati, but cannot marry her because she is poor and of a lower caste. The introverted silent man does not know how to confront his family nor fight social prejudice and instead turns to drink, ultimately destroying himself.
Five Star Existence (2011)
Filmmaker Sonja Linden enjoys the freedom and flexibility technology provides but, at the same time, feels trapped by it.
Joanna the Frenchwoman (1973)
Joanna owns a So Paolo brothel until a client takes her home to form a family. Becoming the matriarch of a decaying clan introduces her to a new ethnic and cultural world.
Gerhard Richter Painting (2011)
Filmmaker Corinna Belz observes the artist at work in his studio and discusses his career with members of the press and the art world.
Devil's Dominoes (2007)
A Chicago gangster seeks revenge after four friends caused a crash that killed his son.
The Human Factor (1975)
A NATO planner (George Kennedy) in Italy uses a computer to hunt the terrorists who have killed his family.
Cost of Living (1997)
A drifter (Edie Falco) must stay in a small town after an accident strands her without money or transportation.
The Lone Wolf Takes a Chance (1941)
A former jewel thief (Warren William) is accused of murder after betting the police inspector that he can stay out of trouble for 24 hours.
Recruited into the IRA by an undercover British agent, an American (Linda Amendola) must prove her allegiance through terrorism.