The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)

A man in desperate economic circumstances attempts to gain riches at any cost by partnering with two other men to mine for gold. Medium: Film Writer(s): John Huston Director: John Huston Production Co.(s): Warner Bros. - First National Picture Adapted from: The...
The Hunger Games (2012)

The Hunger Games (2012)

In a dystopian future, a resourceful young woman attempts to survive a national ritual that involves a fight to the death with 23 of her teenaged peers. Medium: Film Writer(s): Gary Ross, Suzanne Collins, Billy Ray Director: Gary Ross Production Co.(s): Lionsgate;...
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:...
To Build a Fire (1908)

To Build a Fire (1908)

A man displays hubris regarding his ability to handle the forces of Nature as he attempts to reach a Yukon mining claim. Medium: Short Story (© 1908; Published first (an alternate version) in The Youth's Companion, v. 76, 1902) Writer(s): Jack London (1876–1916) The...
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...