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 Man Who Was Magic (1966)

The Man Who Was Magic (1966)

A mysterious young man who can perform genuine magic attempts to gain entry into a prestigious guild of illusionists whose abilities pale in comparison to his own. Medium: Novel Writer(s): Paul Gallico Production Co.(s): Doubleday & Company Inc., 1966 ISBN:...
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;...
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...
Variety Lights (1950)

Variety Lights (1950)

An actor in a small-time variety troupe attempts to gain the success that he has long envisioned as his due—on the stage and in his love life. Medium: Film Writer(s): Federico Fellini, Alberto Lattuada, Tullio Pinelli, Ennio Flaiano Director: Federico Fellini, Alberto...