Most Popular "Desperate Man" Titles
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1. Night and the City (1950)
Not Rated | 96 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery
A small-time grifter and nightclub tout takes advantage of some fortuitous circumstances and tries to become a big-time player as a wrestling promoter.
Votes: 9,585 | Gross: $3.60M
2. Silent Tongue (1993)
PG-13 | 102 min | Drama, Horror, Western
Mad with grief after the death of his Kiowa wife, Talbot awaits death under a tree with her body beside him. She begins to haunt him because he won't burn her. His father, who bought him the wife, thinks her sister might reason with him.
Votes: 935 | Gross: $0.06M
4. Darkness Falls (1999)
R | 90 min | Drama, Thriller
With his pregnant wife at death's door after a car crash, desperate husband John Barrett invades the home of Mark Driscoll and his rich, neglected wife Sally. He holds the couple hostage in... See full summary »
5. Der Sandmann (2011)
Not Rated | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
One fine morning, Benno finds sand in his bed. While he tries to ignore this at first, he soon must realize that he himself is loosing the sand. Day after day the sand increases and soon ... See full summary »
6. Un linceul n'a pas de poches (1974)
125 min | Crime, Drama
Michel Dolannes resigns from a major newspaper as a journalist to launch a new journal 'Le Cosmopolite' which reveals all kinds of shady deals.One day, he is killed but who is the killer ?
10. Pay First (2011)
10 min | Short, Comedy, Crime
Short of funds a desperate man attempts to rob a petrol station but after his obvious incompetents at it is pointed out by the station attendant on duty he convinces the attendant, who has ... See full summary »
The Hitchhiker (1983–1991)
And If We Dream
TV-MA | 29 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Married Todd Fields teaches a high school photography class in a quiet small country town, but has ambitions to work as a photographer in a big city. Todd gets led astray when he falls ... See full summary »
Amazing Stories (1985–1987)
Not Rated | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Frantic to deliver a hit musical, conniving Broadway composer Jo-Jo Gillespie contacts the spirit of George Gershwin through psychic Sister Teresa, and makes marvelous music from beyond the... See full summary »
Half as Old as Time
Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Ready to pay any price to stay young, a dying old man asks his archaeologist daughter to reveal to him the secret location of a forbidden Native American fountain of youth supposedly protected by an evil snake god.
The Rat Patrol (1966–1968)
The Dare-Devil Rescue Raid
24 min | Action, Drama, Adventure
Believing his father has survived a plane crash, Moffitt disobeys Troy's direct orders and sets out to rescue his father from the Germans.
The Outer Limits (1995–2002)
The New Breed
TV-PG | 45 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A desperate dying man injects himself with experimental nanobots that can supposedly cure anything. It works, but then his body starts to hideously mutate. He asks his brother in law who invented the nanobots for help.
The Nightmare Worlds of H.G. Wells (2016– )
The Purple Pileus
22 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Timid shopkeeper James Coombes fantasizes about killing his selfish, greedy wife Eveline. Then whilst walking in the woods he discovers the purple pileus, a toadstool with hallucinogenic ... See full summary »
Wallander (2008– )
The Troubled Man
TV-PG | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Kurt is in a race against time as he embarks on his final case - the disappearance of his daughter's father-in-law.