Keyword: comeback

Birdman

Birdman (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 119 minutes Release date: 10/16/2014
Riggan Thomson hopes that by spearheading an ambitious new Broadway play he will, among other things, revive his moribund career. In many ways, it is a deeply foolhardy move, but the former cinema superhero has high hopes that this creative gambit will legitimize him as an artist and prove to everyone - and himself - that he is not just a Hollywood has-been. With the play's opening night looming...
Top Five

Top Five (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 101 minutes Release date: 12/11/2014
Andre Allen is a former stand-up comedian and Hollywood movie star whose latest project - a serious film about the 1791 Haitian Revolution - has just been panned by the New York Times. His agent is eager to get Allen back on track, being the funny-man his fans know and love, while his fiancée is eager for him to help raise the profile of her reality TV show. With some trepidation, Allen agrees to...
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Empty Title [5463700] (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 104 minutes Release date: 04/22/2014
On France's Île de Ré, retired actor Serge Tanneur spends his days alone, cycling through the windblown seaside landscape. Even when his old friend Gauthier offers him an opportunity to return to the stage in Molière's "The Misanthrope," it fails to draw his interest -- at least, at first.
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby

Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 110 minutes Release date: 08/03/2006
Ricky Bobby has always dreamed of driving fast--real fast--like his father, Reese Bobby, who left the family to pursue his racing dreams. Early on, Ricky's mother, Lucy Bobby worried that her boy was also destined to end up as a professional daredevil on wheels. Ricky enters the racing arena as a "jackman" for slovenly driver Terry Cheveaux and accidentally gets his big break behind the wheel when...
Muppets

The Muppets (2011)

Rated: PG Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 11/22/2011
On vacation in Los Angeles, Walter, the world's biggest Muppet fan, his brother Gary and Gary's girlfriend Mary from Smalltown, USA, discover the nefarious plan of oilman Tex Richman to raze the Muppet Theater and drill for the oil recently discovered beneath the Muppets' former stomping grounds. To stage a telethon and raise the $10 million needed to save the theater, Walter, Mary and Gary help...
Fighting Man

A Fighting Man (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/06/2014
Haunted by a tragic past, undefeated, washed up boxer Sailor O'Connor is a broken man. When a fluke opportunity arises to step back in the ring, he takes it. His opponent is younger and faster, but with the support of his old fight team, Sailor pushes for this one last fight. Not knowing when to throw in the towel, Sailor must face his personal demons or die trying to stay on his feet throughout a...
Mask of Zorro

The Mask of Zorro (1998)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 136 minutes Release date: 07/16/1998
It has been 20 years since Don Diego de la Vega successfully fought Spanish oppression in Alta California as the legendary romantic hero, Zorro. Imprisoned for two decades, he now must find a successor to stop Don Rafael Montero--the powerful, former Spanish governor of Alta California who cost de la Vega his freedom, his wife, Esperanza, and his daughter, Elena--who is making plans to purchase...
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 119 minutes Release date: 12/17/2013
With the 1970s behind him, San Diego's top rated newsman, Ron Burgundy returns to the news desk along with Ron's co-anchor and wife, Veronica Corningstone, weatherman Brick Tamland, man-on-the-street Brian Fantana and sports guy Champ Kind - all of whom won't make it easy to stay classy, while taking New York's first 24-hour news channel by storm.

Southpaw (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/14/2014
Cocky, pugnacious, and unpredictable middleweight champ Billy Hope plans to ride out his boxing career with his massive winnings, adoring fans, beloved wife, and their 10 year old daughter. When Billy's bad temper sparks a fight and the ensuing shootout leaves his wife dead, Billy's life spins out of control. He turns to drinking and drugs, ignores his daughter, and neglects all responsibilities...
Grand Piano

Grand Piano (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 02/05/2014
Tom Selznick, the most talented pianist of his generation, stopped performing in public because of his stage fright. Years after a catastrophic performance, he reappears in public in a long-awaited concert in Chicago. In a packed theater, in front of the expectant audience, Tom finds a message written on the score: "Play one wrong note and you die." Without leaving the piano, Tom must discover the...

Sound of Redemption: The Frank Morgan Story (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 84 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Alto sax legend Frank Morgan was as acclaimed as his bebop mentor, Charlie Parker. However, Morgan's career was derailed by heroin which, in turn, led him into a life of crime. After decades in prison, he made an astonishing comeback, leaving behind recordings of deep, melancholy beauty.
Dir: N.C. Heikin
With: N/A

The Resurrection of Jake the Snake Roberts (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 88 minutes Release date: 11/29/2014
Dir: Steve Yu
With: N/A

I Am Thor (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 11/29/2014
John Mikl Thor was a bodybuilding, steel bending, brick smashing rock star in the 70's & 80's whose band, Thor, never quite made it big. Years later he attempts a comeback that nearly kills him.
Dir: Ryan Wise
With: N/A

Born to Be Blue (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/26/2014
Life in Dirty Movies

A Life in Dirty Movies (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 80 minutes Release date: 09/18/2014
Legendary sexploitation director Joe Sarno, "the Ingmar Bergman of 42nd Street," and loyal wife and collaborator Peggy are followed by cameras for a year as 89-year-old Joe struggles to get a new film project off the ground. The film's intimate perspective reveals a filmmaker's golden years and the search for significance once again. Intercut is a look back to the evolution of softcore films into...
Dir: Wiktor Ericsson
With: N/A
Rooster of St-Victor

The Rooster of St-Victor (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 02/20/2014
The mayor of St-Victor is proud of the orderliness and thriving economy his village. He gives full credit for the town's success to one individual, his valiant and punctual rooster, who awakens all the villagers at precisely 4 o'clock in the morning, every day of the week including Sundays, Saturdays and holidays. But the townsfolk, who have had enough, meet and decide unanimously that the animal...