Most Popular "Framing Story" Titles
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1. Doctor Zhivago (1965)
PG-13 | 197 min | Drama, Romance, War
The life of a Russian physician and poet who, although married to another, falls in love with a political activist's wife and experiences hardship during the First World War and then the October Revolution.
Votes: 56,361 | Gross: $111.72M
3. A Christmas Horror Story (2015)
99 min | Horror
Interwoven stories that take place on Christmas Eve, as told by one festive radio host: A family brings home more than a Christmas tree, a student documentary becomes a living nightmare, a Christmas spirit terrorizes, Santa slays evil.
4. The Lavender Hill Mob (1951)
Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Crime
A meek bank clerk who oversees the shipment of bullion joins with an eccentric neighbor to steal gold bars and smuggle them out of the country as miniature Eiffel Towers.
5. Amazon Women on the Moon (1987)
R | 85 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
A spoof 1950s sci-fi movie, interspersed with various comedy sketches concerning late-night television.
Votes: 8,464 | Gross: $0.55M
10. Fun & Fancy Free (1947)
Approved | 73 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Jiminy Cricket hosts two Disney animated shorts: "Bongo," about a circus bear escaping to the wild, and "Mickey and the Beanstalk," a take on the famous fairy tale.
11. Mickey and the Beanstalk (1947)
29 min | Animation, Short, Adventure
Mickey, Donald, and Goofy live in a land where everything is dried up and dead. The only food they have is one loaf of bread, even Donald's plans of killing their cow fail. So Mickey ... See full summary »
12. Deadtime Stories (1986)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Horror
A babysitting uncle tells his charges three horror stories--about a killer witch, Little Red Riding Hood and a werewolf, and a story about "Goldi Lox" and the three bears.
Votes: 821 | Gross: $2.75M
A group of young co-eds who are away from home at boarding school share intimate stories about their "first-time" in a revealing session of show and tell. This 1970s late-night classic has ... See full summary »
16. Diary of Lust (2000)
R | 84 min | Drama, Romance
One lady explores famous castle in Eastern Europe to explore his strange mental and physical phenomena. Thanks to luck in the course of its investigation she discovers a strange diary that ... See full summary »
17. Hercules Returns (1993)
82 min | Comedy
When Brad quits his job at a large cinema chain, to open his own picture theatre, his ex-boss sabotages the opening night by switching the Italian film with a non-subtitled version. Brad ... See full summary »
18. The Man in Grey (1943)
Approved | 90 min | Drama, History, Romance
After a brutish, hedonistic Marquis marries a pretty young Clarissa to act as a 'brood sow,' he begins an affair with her friend who plots to take her place.
20. Varsity Playthings (1975)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama
Schoolgirl Report 9 revolves around two carloads of kids who've just left a drinking party, engage in a high-speed race and predictably have a wreck... See full synopsis »
21. The Dark Past (1948)
Passed | 75 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller
An escaped psychopathic killer who takes the family and neighbors of police psychologist hostage reveals a recurring nightmare to the doctor.
22. Play Me Something (1989)
72 min | Drama
As a group of individuals waits for a plane on a remote Scottish island, an enigmatic stranger tells them a story about an Italian countryman who visits Venice.
23. The dagger (1972)
Banafsheh, a young prostitute who has fled with a man to the seaside in hope of starting a new life has to return to her profession as she learns about the betrayal of her lover. Penniless ... See full summary »
24. The Last Long Lost Weekend (2012)
22 min | Short, Action, Comedy
Recovering alcoholic Harry Lagman has been poisoned and the only thing that can keep him alive is booze. Aided by a new mysterious drinking buddy, Potato Dan, Harry sets out on the bender ... See full summary »
The West Wing (1999–2006)
TV-14 | 60 min | Drama
In a lecture at Georgetown, Josh recalls the previous week at the White House, during which he replaced a dentally impaired C.J. in the press room and gave a memorably disastrous briefing, ... See full summary »
Bones (2005– )
The 200th in the 10th
TV-14 | 43 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
In 1950s Hollywood, Brennan is a LAPD detective faced with sexism on the force, and Booth is a notorious jewel thief - who is framed for murder.