Based on Literature

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Director: Norman Taurog
Year: 1938

In this adaptation of the Mark Twain classic, young Tom Sawyer (Tommy Kelly) is a big troublemaker. But sometimes Tom's mischief gets him in over his head, and when he and his pal, Huckleberry Finn (Jackie Moran), witness a murder, they take a...

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Billion Dollar Brain

Billion Dollar Brain

Director: Ken Russell
Year: 1967

Based on the novel of the same name by Len Deighton, and the third film in the Harry Palmer film series. Harry Palmer, played by Michael Caine, gets an anonymous job to deliver a package to Helsinki. His employer turns out to be his former...

Billion Dollar Brain

The Cherry Orchard

The Cherry Orchard

Director: Michael Cacoyannis
Year: 1999

Anton Chekhov’s THE CHERRY ORCHARD is the timeless story of an aristocratic Russian family torn apart by buried secrets and changing times. Stars Alan Bates and Charlotte Rampling.

The Cherry Orchard

The Crucible

The Crucible

Director: Nicholas Hytner
Year: 1996

17th-century Salem, Massachusetts - a group of teenage girls meets in the woods at midnight for a secret love-conjuring ceremony. But instead of love, Abigail Williams (Winona Ryder, Heathers) wishes for the death of her former lover's (Daniel...

The Crucible

A Farewell To Arms (1932)

A Farewell To Arms (1932)

Director: Frank Borzage
Year: 1932

An Academy Award nominee for Best Picture, A FAREWELL TO ARMS is a ravishing adaptation of Ernest Hemingway's legendary novel, starring Gary Cooper (High Noon) as Lt. Frederic Henry, a young ambulance driver for the Italian army in WWI, more...

A Farewell To Arms (1932)

 A Farewell to Arms (1957)

A Farewell to Arms (1957)

Director: Charles Vidor
Year: 1957

This gripping version of the legendary writer's World War I masterpiece stars Rock Hudson (Giant, Seconds) as an ambulance driver and Jennifer Jones (Portrait of Jennie, Duel in the Sun) as the nurse he falls in love with.

A Farewell to Arms (1957)

Faust (Alexander Sokurov)

Faust (Alexander Sokurov)

Director: Aleksandr Sokurov
Year: 2011

From acclaimed director Alexander Sokurov (RUSSIAN ARK, THE SUN), FAUST is an hallucinatory period piece set in the early 19th century and inspired by Goethe's famous play. Comic, cosmic, painterly and stunningly beautiful scenes unfold as the Devil...

Faust (Alexander Sokurov)

A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night

A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night

Director: Ana Lily Amirpour
Year: 2014

The first Vampire Western ever made in the Farsi language, Ana Lily Amirpour's debut basks in the sheer pleasure of pulp. A joyful mash-up of genre, archetype, and iconography, its prolific influences span spaghetti westerns, graphic novels, horror...

A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night

Gorky Park

Gorky Park

Director: Michael Apted
Year: 1983

Murder, seduction and intrigue in the Kremlin! Based on the best-selling novel by Martin Cruz Smith, Gorky Park is a gripping and brilliant classic thriller starring William Hurt (Body Heat), Lee Marvin (The Dirty Dozen), Brian Dennehy (Best Seller...

Gorky Park

The Holcroft Covenant

The Holcroft Covenant

Director: John Frankenheimer
Year: 1985

Newly Re-mastered in HD! Noel Holcroft (Michael Caine, The Destructors, Billion Dollar Brain) is a New York architect who receives an unexpected inheritance from his ex-Nazi father: $40 billion in funds stolen from the Third Reich, now intended to...

The Holcroft Covenant

The Hotel New Hampshire

The Hotel New Hampshire

Director: Tony Richardson
Year: 1984

From legendary director Tony Richardson (Tom Jones) comes this bright, amusing and provocative film based on a best selling novel by the great John Irving (The World According to Garp). Featuring a stellar cast that includes screen icon Jodie Foster...

The Hotel New Hampshire

I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO

I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO

Director: Raoul Peck
Year: 2016

I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO is an examination of racism in America through the lens of James Baldwin’s unfinished book, REMEMBER THIS HOUSE. Intended as an account of the lives of Medgar Evers, Malcolm X, and Martin Luther King, Jr., each of whom Jame...

I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO

The Island of Dr. Moreau

The Island of Dr. Moreau

Director: Don Taylor
Year: 1977

On a tropical Pacific island, the mad Dr. Moreau (Lancaster) has set out to fool Mother Nature, conducting nightmarish genetic experiments that have resulted in Lionmen, Tigermen, Bearmen and other marauding monstrosities.

The Island of Dr. Moreau

Lady Chatterley

Lady Chatterley

Director: Pascale Ferran
Year: 2006

Pascale Ferran's intelligent, deeply moving, and exquisitely photographed Lady Chatterley brings D.H. Lawrence's most celebrated and notorious literary work to the screen.

Lady Chatterley

Lorna Doone

Lorna Doone

Director: Maurice Tourneur
Year: 1922

Tourneur's adaption of Richard Blackmore's perennially loved romance stars John Bowers as a yeoman farmer who valiantly rescues a kidnapped princess. This edition was transferred from an original print at 18fps and features a new score for piano and...

Lorna Doone

The McKenzie Break

The McKenzie Break

Director: Lamont Johnson
Year: 1970

In the closing days of World War II, German prisoners riot in a POW Camp in Scotland. Fearful of a mass escape attempt, the British Army sends in an unorthodox Irish Captain in hopes of discovering exactly what is going on. The Irishman at once come...

The McKenzie Break

A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Director: Julie Taymor
Year: 2014

From the mind of award-winning director JulieTaymor (The Lion King on Broadway, Frida,Titus) comes a Shakespeare adaptation like none other, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Rich with Taymor’s trade- mark creativity, this immersive and darkly...

A Midsummer Night's Dream

The Migrants (1974 TV Movie)

The Migrants (1974 TV Movie)

Director: Tom Gries
Year: 1974

This is the story of a simple family, a family that worked hard, loved each other and hoped their hard work would produce a better life for them.

The Migrants (1974 TV Movie)

Moby Dick

Moby Dick

Director: John Huston
Year: 1956

Spectacular retelling of Herman Melville's classic, masterfully directed by John Huston (The Unforgiven). Consumed by an insane rage, Captain Ahab (Gregory Peck) has but one purpose in life - revenge on Moby Dick, the great white whale who maimed an...

Moby Dick

Needful Things

Needful Things

Director: Fraser C. Heston
Year: 1993

Acting greats Ed Harris and Max Von Sydow head an exceptional cast that includes Bonnie Bedelia (Die Hard I & II), J. T. Walsh (Breakdown) and Amanda Plummer (Pulp Fiction) - in this supernatural thriller that's dark, haunting and a hell of a...

Needful Things

Of Human Bondage

Of Human Bondage

Director: John Cromwell
Year: 1934

In John Cromwell's adaptation of W. Somerset Maugham's OF HUMAN BONDAGE, Leslie Howard (GONE WITH THE WIND) stars as Philip, a British medical student who becomes infatuated with a most unlikely woman: a vulgar waitress named Mildred (Davis). Davis...

Of Human Bondage

The Pied Piper

The Pied Piper

Director: Jacques Demy
Year: 1972

The great Jacques Demy (The Umbrellas of Cherbourg) directed this masterful retelling of the classic children's tale. Set in the Middle Ages, the divided town of Hamelin tries in vain to rid itself of the Black Plague.

The Pied Piper

Psychopathia Sexualis (R-Rated)

Psychopathia Sexualis (R-Rated)

Director: Bret Wood
Year: 2006

Psychopathia Sexualis is a dreamlike depiction of turn-of-the-century sexual deviance, from the pages of Richard von Krafft-Ebing's notorious medical text. Director Approved R-Rated Version.

Psychopathia Sexualis (R-Rated)

Psychopathia Sexualis (Unrated Director's Cut)

Psychopathia Sexualis (Unrated Director's Cut)

Director: Bret Wood
Year: 2006

A dreamlike depiction of turn-of-the-century sexual deviance, from the pages of Richard von Krafft-Ebing's notorious medical text.

Psychopathia Sexualis (Unrated Director's Cut)

The Tibetan Book of the Dead

The Tibetan Book of the Dead

Director: Barrie McLean
Year: 1994

A marvelous documentary creation"- CM MAGAZINE. Narrated by Leonard Cohen, this enlightening two-part series explores the sacred text and boldly visualizes the afterlife according to its profound wisdom. An ancient source of strength and guidance,...

The Tibetan Book of the Dead

Tristan + Isolde (2006)

Tristan + Isolde (2006)

Director: Kevin Reynolds
Year: 2006

Before Romeo & Juliet, there was Tristan & Isolde! From executive producer Ridley Scott (Gladiator) and director Kevin Reynolds (Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves) comes a sweeping, action-packed saga of epic battles, political intrigue and...

Tristan + Isolde (2006)

Uncle Tom's Cabin

Uncle Tom's Cabin

Director: Harry Pollard
Year: 1927

Harriet Beecher Stowe's famous novelization of the harsh realities of slavery was a catalyst for the anti-slavery movement and remains a landmark in American literature. Seen today, the sincerity of director Harry Pollard's handsomely produced 1927...

Uncle Tom's Cabin

Unknown Soldier

Unknown Soldier

Director: Aku Louhimies
Year: 2017

Unknown Soldier follows a platoon of Finnish soldiers on a tour of duty that lasts for more than three years at the end of World War II. Based on the classic novel by Väinö Linna, Unknown Soldier broke box office records in...

Unknown Soldier

The Wanderers

The Wanderers

Director: Philip Kaufman
Year: 1979

Based on the acclaimed first novel by Richard Price (The Night Of), Philip Kaufman's The Wanderers follows the exploits of the eponymous Italian-American gang in the Bronx in 1963, just before the country underwent profound change.  New 2K...

The Wanderers

When Eight Bells Toll

When Eight Bells Toll

Director: Etienne Perier
Year: 1971

From Alistair MacLean, the legendary author of The Guns of Navarone, Where Eagles Dare, Ice Station Zebra and The Satan Bug comes the thrilling adventure When Eight Bells Toll. Philip Calvert (Anthony Hopkins, Juggernaut) is a secret service agent...

When Eight Bells Toll

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