2007 / 128
Romola Garai plays Angel Deverell, a grocer's daughter who writes her way to success as a romance novelist and then falls for a libertine nobleman. Bodice-ripping novels make her dreams come true. For a while. She can't keep rewriting her own life's chapters, can she?
2013 / 110
In a sobering story based on William Faulkner's novel, a poor Southern clan fulfills the family matriarch's last wish to be buried in a distant town. They don't have much, but what they do have is their word. They'll have to risk everything to keep it.
2011 / 96
Fiercely independent railroad tycoon Dagny Taggart determines to use innovative technology to revive her business, no matter the personal cost. Businessmen treated like criminals. Progress is a relic of the past. A day of reckoning is coming.
2012 / 111
With the world's economy in dire straits, corporate protagonist Dagny Taggart searches for a solution amid the rubble of a long-abandoned factory. Big Business has its hands tied. The economy is failing. And the only people who can save it keep disappearing.
2012 / 102
A manipulative journalist climbs from abject poverty to the height of Parisian society, taking up with a variety of beautiful women along the way. Youthful beauty plus insatiable greed. It's a recipe for riches for this impoverished young man.
2013 / 81
In the wake of his literary success, Beat writer Jack Kerouac retreats to a small cabin in California's Big Sur to try and sort out his life. Fame can be lonely when mixed with alcohol and depression. Not everyone is meant to be successful.
1980 / 3.1 / 104
Two shipwrecked children, stranded for years on a deserted island, fall in love as teenagers and attempt to forge a life in the isolated paradise. Two teens grow up and discover love on a deserted tropical island. But even paradise has its pitfalls.
1954 / 103
A naval reserve officer called back to service during the Korean War puts his life on the line to bomb five bridges of strategic importance.
2010 / 110
In hopes of silencing a waitress who saw him kill another criminal, a young thug decides to romance her and suss out how much she knows. Some marriages are built on a foundation of true love -- others, over a dead body. No couple's perfect.
1996 / 123
Playwright Arthur Miller's parable of the 1950s anti-communist crusade receives lush treatment in this Oscar-nominated film adaptation.
1999 / 97
Quenching a thirst for dangerous games, a promiscuous teen challenges her stepbrother to deflower their headmaster's daughter before summer ends. Bored and rich, two stepsiblings spend their summer destroying hearts and reputations. But who will save theirs?
2002 / 3.8 / 90
An aristocrat's illegitimate son falls for a woman in need in this Victorian melodrama based on George Eliot's novel about a love triangle gone awry.
2009 / 107
When a London artist paints a portrait of a beautiful young man, the subject is so taken with his own image that he sells his soul to keep his looks. Suave and hot as a fox. A cryptic Londoner has it all. But a portrait in the attic hides the ugly truth.
1997 / 3.7 / 115
After his parents pass away, a young Cherokee boy is sent to live with his grandparents in Tennessee's Smoky Mountains during the 1930s.
1992 / 3.4 / 106
This film adaptation of Emily Brönte's novel follows the doomed affair of two lovers, and how their relationship resonates through the generations.
2001 / 3.3 / 106
After a spineless New Yorker is demoted because his new eyeglasses make him "look Jewish," he can no longer ignore the anti-Semitism all around him.
1973 / 3.5 / 102
With jail hanging over his head, a small-time hood begins serving two masters: the cops (as a snitch) and his criminal cohorts (as an arms supplier).
1969 / 3.0 / 101
A romance between a poor, Bronx-born librarian and an upper-class Jewish-American princess makes for a touching satire on class, race and religion.
1998 / 111
Unattainable to Finn since her youth, Estella holds his fascination. He soon becomes obsessed with being a successful artist to gain her love. A decaying mansion, an obsessive love and an odd legacy. What a 19th century lad needs to learn could fill a book.
2012 / 4.4 / 10174
Beloved hobbit Bilbo Baggins is back in a visually spectacular sequel tale inspired by The Lord of the Rings and likewise directed by Peter Jackson.
1996 / 90
Inspired by Victor Hugo's novel, this Disney film follows a gentle, crippled bell ringer as he faces prejudice and tries to save the city he loves. A deformed bell ringer falls for a beautiful gypsy girl and lives happily ever-after? Hey, it could happen.
2003 / 108
To save the crumbling castle in which he resides, a writer tries to marry off his daughters to two wealthy Americans who've arrived to take ownership.
1977 / 104
A jaded American sculptor lives in self-imposed exile on the island of Bimini until his sons visit before the outbreak of World War II.
1975 / 2.8 / 7294
Learning that her washed-up movie producer father has married into money, January Wayne finds a fitting distraction in charismatic writer Tom Colt.