e-a-needham's Ratings


1. The Story of My Wife (2021)

2 hr 49 min | Drama, Romance

Rated on 26 Nov 2022

Jacob Störr, a sea captain, makes a bet in a café with a friend, to marry the first woman who enters the place. And in walks Lizzy.

Director: Ildikó Enyedi | Stars: Léa Seydoux, Gijs Naber, Louis Garrel, Sergio Rubini

Votes: 1,818

2. Habit (1995)

Unrated | 1 hr 52 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

Rated on 22 Nov 2022

Set in a gritty, real life New York City, alcoholic Sam meets up with a modern day succubus who marks him and controls his will. As his world unravels he slowly figures out what is happening and has to figure out what to do.

Director: Larry Fessenden | Stars: Larry Fessenden, Meredith Snaider, Aaron Beall, Patricia Coleman

Votes: 1,847

3. The Menu (2022)

R | 1 hr 47 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

Rated on 17 Nov 2022

A young couple travels to a remote island to eat at an exclusive restaurant where the chef has prepared a lavish menu, with some shocking surprises.

Director: Mark Mylod | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Anya Taylor-Joy, Nicholas Hoult, Hong Chau

Votes: 21,996

4. Lenny (1974)

R | 1 hr 51 min | Biography, Drama

Rated on 14 Nov 2022

The story of acerbic 1960s comic Lenny Bruce, whose groundbreaking, no-holds-barred style and social commentary was often deemed by the Establishment as too obscene for the public.

Director: Bob Fosse | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Valerie Perrine, Jan Miner, Stanley Beck

Votes: 16,350

5. Aftersun (II) (2022)

R | 1 hr 42 min | Drama

Rated on 06 Nov 2022

Sophie reflects on the shared joy and private melancholy of a holiday she took with her father twenty years earlier. Memories real and imagined fill the gaps between as she tries to reconcile the father she knew with the man she didn't.

Director: Charlotte Wells | Stars: Paul Mescal, Frankie Corio, Celia Rowlson-Hall, Sally Messham

Votes: 4,840

6. The Banshees of Inisherin (2022)

R | 1 hr 54 min | Comedy, Drama

Rated on 03 Nov 2022

Two lifelong friends find themselves at an impasse when one abruptly ends their relationship, with alarming consequences for both of them.

Director: Martin McDonagh | Stars: Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson, Kerry Condon, Barry Keoghan

Votes: 15,348

7. Corsage (2022)

1 hr 53 min | Biography, Drama, History

Rated on 29 Oct 2022

A fictional account of one year in the life of Empress Elisabeth of Austria. On Christmas Eve 1877, Elisabeth, once idolized for her beauty, turns 40 and is officially deemed an old woman; she starts trying to maintain her public image.

Director: Marie Kreutzer | Stars: Colin Morgan, Vicky Krieps, Ivana Urban, Finnegan Oldfield

Votes: 1,748

8. Decision to Leave (2022)

2 hr 19 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Rated on 28 Oct 2022

A detective investigating a man's death in the mountains meets the dead man's mysterious wife in the course of his dogged sleuthing.

Director: Park Chan-wook | Stars: Park Hae-il, Tang Wei, Lee Jung-hyun, Go Kyung-Pyo

Votes: 16,437

9. The Stranger (II) (2022)

TV-MA | 1 hr 57 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Rated on 24 Oct 2022

Two men who meet on a bus and strike up a conversation that turns into friendship. For Henry Teague, worn down by a lifetime of physical labour and crime, this is a dream come true.

Director: Thomas M. Wright | Stars: Joel Edgerton, Sean Harris, Jada Alberts, Cormac Wright

Votes: 12,279

10. Tár (2022)

R | 2 hr 38 min | Drama, Music

Rated on 19 Oct 2022

Set in the international world of Western classical music, the film centers on Lydia Tár, widely considered one of the greatest living composer-conductors and first-ever female music director of a major German orchestra.

Director: Todd Field | Stars: Cate Blanchett, Noémie Merlant, Nina Hoss, Sophie Kauer

Votes: 8,597

11. The Two Mrs. Carrolls (1947)

Not Rated | 1 hr 39 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

Rated on 08 Oct 2022

An artist forms an attachment with a woman on holiday in the country. As the relationship develops, his behavior and information about his past cause her increasing concern.

Director: Peter Godfrey | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Barbara Stanwyck, Alexis Smith, Nigel Bruce

Votes: 4,362

12. Age of Uprising: The Legend of Michael Kohlhaas (2013)

Unrated | 2 hr 2 min | Drama, History

Rated on 18 Sep 2022

In the 16th century in the Cévennes, a horse dealer by the name of Michael Kohlhaas leads a happy family life. When a lord treats him unjustly, he raises an army and puts the country to fire and sword in order to have his rights restored.

Director: Arnaud des Pallières | Stars: Mads Mikkelsen, Mélusine Mayance, Delphine Chuillot, David Kross

Votes: 8,695

13. See How They Run (2022)

PG-13 | 1 hr 38 min | Comedy, Mystery

Rated on 17 Sep 2022

In the West End of 1950s London, plans for a movie version of a smash-hit play come to an abrupt halt after a pivotal member of the crew is murdered.

Director: Tom George | Stars: Kieran Hodgson, Pearl Chanda, Gregory Cox, Harris Dickinson

Votes: 30,289

14. Portrait of Wally (2012)

Not Rated | 1 hr 30 min | Documentary, History, News

Rated on 12 Sep 2022

The story of a Nazi-looted painting, Egon Schiele's 'Portrait of Wally,' that was discovered on the walls of the Museum of Modern Art in 1997, triggering a historic court case that pitted ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Shea

Votes: 108

15. Best in Show (2000)

PG-13 | 1 hr 30 min | Comedy

Rated on 05 Sep 2022

A behind-the-scenes look into the highly competitive and cut-throat world of dog shows through the eyes of a group of ruthless dog owners.

Director: Christopher Guest | Stars: Fred Willard, Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara, Jennifer Coolidge

Votes: 62,932

16. Undine (2020)

Unrated | 1 hr 31 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

Rated on 04 Sep 2022

Undine works as a historian lecturing on Berlin's urban development. But when the man she loves leaves her, the ancient myth catches up with her. Undine has to kill the man who betrays her and return to the water.

Director: Christian Petzold | Stars: Paula Beer, Franz Rogowski, Maryam Zaree, Jacob Matschenz

Votes: 7,602

17. Dead Reckoning (1947)

Passed | 1 hr 40 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

Rated on 04 Sep 2022

A soldier runs away rather than receive the Medal of Honor, so his buddy gets permission to investigate, and love and death soon follow.

Director: John Cromwell | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Lizabeth Scott, Morris Carnovsky, Charles Cane

Votes: 8,000

18. Le Notti Bianche (1957)

Not Rated | 1 hr 37 min | Drama, Romance

Rated on 04 Sep 2022

A humble clerk courts a woman who awaits her lover's return night after night.

Director: Luchino Visconti | Stars: Maria Schell, Marcello Mastroianni, Jean Marais, Marcella Rovena

Votes: 8,293

19. Day for Night (1973)

PG | 1 hr 56 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Rated on 01 Sep 2022

A committed film director struggles to complete his movie while coping with a myriad of crises, personal and professional, among the cast and crew.

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Jacqueline Bisset, Jean-Pierre Léaud, François Truffaut, Valentina Cortese

Votes: 23,234

20. The Spiral Staircase (1975)

Approved | 1 hr 29 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Rated on 30 Aug 2022

In a remake of the 1940s film, Helen has been incapable of speech since seeing her husband die - will she become the target of a deranged serial killer targeting disabled people?

Director: Peter Collinson | Stars: Jacqueline Bisset, Christopher Plummer, John Phillip Law, Sam Wanamaker

Votes: 557

21. The Blue Dahlia (1946)

Passed | 1 hr 36 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery

Rated on 28 Aug 2022

An ex-bomber pilot is suspected of murdering his unfaithful wife.

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Alan Ladd, Veronica Lake, William Bendix, Howard Da Silva

Votes: 8,810

22. The Killers (1946)

Passed | 1 hr 43 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

Rated on 28 Aug 2022

Hit men kill an unresisting victim, and investigator Reardon uncovers his past involvement with beautiful, deadly Kitty Collins.

Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Ava Gardner, Edmond O'Brien, Albert Dekker

Votes: 21,629

23. When the Cat Comes (1963)

1 hr 44 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Rated on 22 Aug 2022

Some people with a strange cat arrive in a small village. The cat wears glasses, and when someone takes them off, she can colour people, according to their nature and mood. The grown-ups of... See full summary »

Director: Vojtech Jasný | Stars: Jan Werich, Emília Vásáryová, Vlastimil Brodský, Jirí Sovák

Votes: 1,090

24. El Greco (1966)

Approved | 1 hr 35 min | Biography, Drama

Rated on 21 Aug 2022

16th-century Spain, the famed Greek painter El Greco journeys to Toledo to paint an altarpiece. Trouble ensues when he falls in love with a beautiful local girl.

Director: Luciano Salce | Stars: Mel Ferrer, Rosanna Schiaffino, Adolfo Celi, Mario Feliciani

Votes: 185

25. A Hatful of Rain (1957)

Not Rated | 1 hr 49 min | Drama

Rated on 20 Aug 2022

A Korean War veteran's morphine addiction wreaks havoc upon his family.

Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Eva Marie Saint, Don Murray, Anthony Franciosa, Lloyd Nolan

Votes: 1,388

26. Appaloosa (2008)

R | 1 hr 55 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Rated on 20 Aug 2022

Two friends hired to police a small town that is suffering under the rule of a rancher find their job complicated by the arrival of a young widow.

Director: Ed Harris | Stars: Ed Harris, Viggo Mortensen, Renée Zellweger, Jeremy Irons

Votes: 61,854

27. How to Steal a Million (1966)

Approved | 2 hr 3 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

Rated on 13 Aug 2022

The daughter of an art forger teams up with a burglar to steal one of her father's forgeries and protect his secret.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Audrey Hepburn, Peter O'Toole, Eli Wallach, Hugh Griffith

Votes: 28,011

28. Stella (1955)

1 hr 30 min | Drama, Music, Romance

Rated on 07 Aug 2022

Proud, independent Stella, an unconventional Rebetico singer who cherishes her freedom, finds herself in an intense whirlwind romance. Everything points to a tragic ending, and in the aftermath of passion, there can be no winners.

Director: Michael Cacoyannis | Stars: Melina Mercouri, Giorgos Foundas, Alekos Alexandrakis, Hristina Kalogerikou

Votes: 2,711

29. The Boat (1981)

R | 2 hr 29 min | Drama, War

Rated on 07 Aug 2022

A German U-boat stalks the frigid waters of the North Atlantic as its young crew experience the sheer terror and claustrophobic life of a submariner in World War II.

Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Jürgen Prochnow, Herbert Grönemeyer, Klaus Wennemann, Hubertus Bengsch

Votes: 251,548

30. Trans-Europ-Express (1966)

1 hr 45 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

Rated on 31 Jul 2022

A movie producer, director and assistant take the Trans-Europ-Express from Paris to Antwerp. They get the idea for a movie about a drug smuggler on their train and visualize it while taping the script.

Director: Alain Robbe-Grillet | Stars: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Marie-France Pisier, Christian Barbier, Raoul Guylad

Votes: 1,909

31. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)

Not Rated | 1 hr 7 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Rated on 31 Jul 2022

Hypnotist Dr. Caligari uses a somnambulist, Cesare, to commit murders.

Director: Robert Wiene | Stars: Werner Krauss, Conrad Veidt, Friedrich Feher, Lil Dagover

Votes: 64,670

32. The Rules of the Game (1939)

Not Rated | 1 hr 50 min | Comedy, Drama

Rated on 25 Jul 2022

A bourgeois life in France at the onset of World War II, as the rich and their poor servants meet up at a French chateau.

Director: Jean Renoir | Stars: Marcel Dalio, Nora Gregor, Paulette Dubost, Mila Parély

Votes: 29,343

33. Killer's Kiss (1955)

Not Rated | 1 hr 7 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

Rated on 25 Jul 2022

Ready to catch a train to his hometown, a washed-up boxer tells us about the strange and twisty events that happened to him the past couple of days.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Frank Silvera, Irene Kane, Jamie Smith, Jerry Jarrett

Votes: 24,322

34. Rififi (1955)

Not Rated | 1 hr 58 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Rated on 24 Jul 2022

Four men plan a technically perfect crime, but the human element intervenes...

Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Jean Servais, Carl Möhner, Robert Manuel, Janine Darcey

Votes: 34,733

35. A Man and a Woman (1966)

Approved | 1 hr 42 min | Drama, Romance

Rated on 24 Jul 2022

A widow and a widower find their relationship developing into love, but their past tragedies prove hard to overcome, causing them to proceed with utmost delicacy.

Director: Claude Lelouch | Stars: Anouk Aimée, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Pierre Barouh, Valérie Lagrange

Votes: 10,972

36. Naked (1993)

Not Rated | 2 hr 11 min | Comedy, Drama

Rated on 23 Jul 2022

An unemployed Mancunian vents his rage on unsuspecting strangers as he embarks on a nocturnal London odyssey.

Director: Mike Leigh | Stars: David Thewlis, Lesley Sharp, Katrin Cartlidge, Greg Cruttwell

Votes: 40,115

37. Woman in the Dunes (1964)

Not Rated | 2 hr 27 min | Drama, Thriller

Rated on 23 Jul 2022

An entomologist on vacation is trapped by local villagers into living with a woman whose life task is shoveling sand for them.

Director: Hiroshi Teshigahara | Stars: Eiji Okada, Kyôko Kishida, Hiroko Itô, Kôji Mitsui

Votes: 20,458

38. Bright Star (2009)

PG | 1 hr 59 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

Rated on 15 Jul 2022

The three-year romance between 19th-century poet John Keats and Fanny Brawne near the end of his life.

Director: Jane Campion | Stars: Abbie Cornish, Ben Whishaw, Paul Schneider, Kerry Fox

Votes: 27,772

39. The Buddy Holly Story (1978)

PG | 1 hr 54 min | Biography, Drama, Music

Rated on 13 Jul 2022

The story of the life and career of the early rock and roll singer, from his meteoric rise to stardom, to his marriage and untimely death.

Director: Steve Rash | Stars: Gary Busey, Don Stroud, Charles Martin Smith, Conrad Janis

Votes: 9,396

40. Tombstone (1993)

R | 2 hr 10 min | Biography, Drama, History

Rated on 10 Jul 2022

A successful lawman's plans to retire anonymously in Tombstone, Arizona are disrupted by the kind of outlaws he was famous for eliminating.

Directors: George P. Cosmatos, Kevin Jarre | Stars: Kurt Russell, Val Kilmer, Sam Elliott, Bill Paxton

Votes: 150,245

41. Marcel the Shell with Shoes On (2021)

PG | 1 hr 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

Rated on 08 Jul 2022

Feature adaptation of the animated short film interviewing a mollusk named Marcel.

Director: Dean Fleischer-Camp | Stars: Jenny Slate, Dean Fleischer-Camp, Isabella Rossellini, Joe Gabler

Votes: 7,135

42. Possession (1981)

R | 2 hr 4 min | Drama, Horror

Rated on 01 Jul 2022

A woman starts exhibiting increasingly disturbing behavior after asking her husband for a divorce. Suspicions of infidelity soon give way to something much more sinister.

Director: Andrzej Zulawski | Stars: Isabelle Adjani, Sam Neill, Margit Carstensen, Heinz Bennent

Votes: 33,140

43. Nostalghia (1983)

Not Rated | 2 hr 5 min | Drama

Rated on 26 Jun 2022

A Russian poet and his interpreter travel to Italy researching the life of an 18th-century composer, and instead meet a ruminative madman who tells the poet how the world may be saved.

Director: Andrei Tarkovsky | Stars: Oleg Yankovskiy, Erland Josephson, Domiziana Giordano, Patrizia Terreno

Votes: 27,481

44. The Long Goodbye (1973)

R | 1 hr 52 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

Rated on 26 Jun 2022

Private investigator Philip Marlowe helps a friend out of a jam, but in doing so gets implicated in his wife's murder.

Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Elliott Gould, Nina van Pallandt, Sterling Hayden, Mark Rydell

Votes: 32,017

45. Black Box (2021)

2 hr 9 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Rated on 18 Jun 2022

A young and talented black box analyst is on a mission to solve the reason behind the deadly crash of a brand new aircraft.

Director: Yann Gozlan | Stars: Pierre Niney, Lou de Laâge, André Dussollier, Sébastien Pouderoux

Votes: 10,395

46. Little Odessa (1994)

R | 1 hr 38 min | Crime, Drama