M (1931)

M (1931)

In 1920s Berlin, the police department and criminal underworld attempt to find, capture, and remove from society a serial killer of young girls. Medium: Film Writer(s): Thea von Harbou, Fritz Lang Director: Fritz Lang Production Co.(s): Nero-Film AG Adapted from:...
Apollo 13 (1995)

Apollo 13 (1995)

With the help of ground-based mission engineers, an experienced astronaut leads the crew of an aborted moon mission as they attempt to return safely to Earth. Medium: Film Writer(s): William Broyles Jr., Al Reinert Director: Ron Howard Production Co.(s): Universal...
The Bicycle Thief (1948)

The Bicycle Thief (1948)

In the aftermath of World War II, a young Italian family man attempts to recover a stolen bicycle that represents his only hope to escape from long-term unemployment. Medium: Film Writer(s): Cesare Zavattini, Suso D'Amico, Vittorio De Sica, Oreste Biancoli, Adolfo...
Alien (1979)

Alien (1979)

A crew member returning home to Earth on an interplanetary mining vessel attempts to rid the vessel of a vicious alien creature that has inadvertently been brought on board. Medium: Film Writer(s): Dan O'Bannon, Ronald Shusett Director: Ridley Scott Production Co.(s):...
The Count of Monte Cristo (1844)

The Count of Monte Cristo (1844)

A young man wrongly accused of political conspiracy and sentenced to indefinite detention in a political prison escapes and attempts to exact revenge on those who were responsible for his imprisonment. Medium: Novel (Published 1844–1846) Writer(s): Alexandre Dumas...
After Hours (1985)

After Hours (1985)

A bored young office worker becomes embroiled in the surreal world of the late-night Soho neighborhood and attempts to return to the unexciting comfort of the world he knows. Medium: Film Writer(s): Joseph Minion Director: Martin Scorsese Production Co.(s): Co.(s):...