Tag Archives: based on

The Frozen Ground (2013) Rated TV-MA

A state trooper partners with a woman who escapes from the serial killer, Robert Hansen. Based on actual events. Starring Nicolas Cage, Vanessa Hudgens, and John Cusack. This film is based on a true story. It’s not a documentary, but … Continue reading

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Little House on the Prairie (NBC) Rated TV-PG

The life and adventures of the Ingalls family in Walnut Grove, MN. Based on the books by Laura Ingalls Wilder. Starring Melissa Gilbert, Michael Landon, and Karen Grassle. The only parts of this show that are based on Wilder’s books … Continue reading

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Littlest Pet Shop: A World of Our Own (DiscoveryFamily) Rated TV-Y

Pets are invited to a new world used only by them. Starring Diana Kaarina, Ingrid Nilson, and Rhona Rees. This is a cute animated series that is geared toward children who love the pets of Littlest Pet Shop. The first … Continue reading

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All Creatures Great and Small (BBC) Rated NR

The trials and misadventures of a country vet in the 1940s. Based on the books, If Only They Could Talk and It Shouldn’t Happen to a Vet, by James Herriot. Starring Christopher Timothy, Robert Hardy, and Peter Davison. The show … Continue reading

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McLintock! (1963) Rated TV-14

McLintock is a rancher that works at keeping the peace amongst the farmers, ranchers, land-grabbers, Indians, and corrupt government officials. Based on William Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew. Starring John Wayne, Maureen O’Hara, and Patrick Wayne. John Wayne plays … Continue reading

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Welcome to Sweden (NBC) Rated TV-PG

A New York City accountant moves with his Swedish girlfriend back to Sweden. Starring Greg Poehler, Josephine Bornebusch, and Lena Olin. This show was a pleasant surprise. With its subtle cultural humor, which anyone that has lived outside the U.S. … Continue reading

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Blue Caprice (2013) Rated R

A boy is drawn to America and a dangerous father figure, inspired by the 2002 Beltway sniper attacks. Starring Tequan Richmond, April Yvette Thompson, and Isaiah Washington. This film tells the story of Lee Malvo and John Allen Muhammad, how they met, how … Continue reading

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Blackkklansman (2018) Rated R

Ron Stallworth, an African-American police officer in Colorado Springs, CO, infiltrates the local Ku Klux Klan branch with the help of a fellow officer who happens to be Jewish. Based on real events in the book  Black Klansman: Race, Hate, … Continue reading

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Avengers: Infinity War (2018) Rated PG-13

The Avengers and their allies must come together to fight Thanos before he ruins the universe. Starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, and Mark Ruffalo. I’m surprised that people believe that this is one of the good Avenger films. I felt that … Continue reading

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Against a Crooked Sky (1975) Rated G

When Charlotte Sutter gets kidnapped by a group of Indians, her brother and a drunk prospector go in search for her. The film is a remake of The Searchers.  Starring Richard Boone, Stewart Petersen, Henry Wilcoxon. This is an engaging story as we follow … Continue reading

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