Howards End(1992)

Combined Rating:
75
Combined Critics Rating: 74

A businessman thwarts his wife's bequest of an estate to another woman.



The White Countess(2005)

Combined Rating:
57
Combined Critics Rating: 63

Set in 1930s Shanghai, where a blind American diplomat develops a curious relationship with a young Russian refugee who works odd -- and sometimes illicit -- jobs to support members of her dead husband's aristocratic family.



Maurice(1987)

Combined Rating:
57
Combined Critics Rating: 54

After his lover rejects him, a young man trapped by the oppressiveness of Edwardian society tries to come to terms with and accept his sexuality.



The Remains of the Day(1993)

Combined Rating:
57
Combined Critics Rating: 42

A butler who sacrificed body and soul to service in the years leading up to World War II realizes too late how misguided his loyalty was to his lordly employer.



The Golden Bowl(2000)

Combined Rating:
55
Combined Critics Rating: 64

A man marries an heiress for her money even though he is actually in love with her friend.



A Room with a View(1985)

Combined Rating:
54
Combined Critics Rating: 40

When Lucy Honeychurch and chaperone Charlotte Bartlett find themselves in Florence with rooms without views, fellow guests Mr Emerson and son George step in to remedy the situation. Meeting...



Surviving Picasso(1996)

Combined Rating:
43
Combined Critics Rating: 41

The passionate Merchant Ivory drama tells the story of Francoise Gilot, the only lover of Pablo Picasso, who was strong enough to withstand his ferocious cruelty, and move on with her life.



Mr. & Mrs. Bridge(1990)

Combined Rating:
40
Combined Critics Rating: 47

Set during World War II, an upper-class family begins to fall apart due to the conservative nature of the patriarch and the progressive values of his children.



Le divorce(2003)

Combined Rating:
37
Combined Critics Rating: 26

French vs. American social customs and behaviors are observed in a story about an American visiting her Frenchman-wed sister in Paris.



The Bostonians(1984)

Combined Rating:
32
Combined Critics Rating: 39

A Boston feminist and a conservative Southern lawyer contend for the heart and mind of a beautiful and bright girl unsure of her future.



Jefferson in Paris(1995)

Combined Rating:
32
Combined Critics Rating: 34

One of the obsessive speculations in American history is whether Thomas Jefferson, in the years before he became president, had an affair with (and fathered a child with) his 15-year-old ...



A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries(1998)

Combined Rating:
30
Combined Critics Rating: 33

This fictionalized story, based on the family life of writer James Jones, is an emotionless slice-of-life story. Jones here is portrayed as Bill Willis, a former war hero and now successful...



The City of Your Final Destination(2009)

Combined Rating:
26
Combined Critics Rating: 26

Twenty-eight-year-old Kansas University doctoral student Omar Razaghi wins a grant to write a biography of Latin American writer Jules Gund. Omar must get through to three people who were ...



Quartet(1981)

Combined Rating:
12
Combined Critics Rating: 12

Marya finds herself penniless after her art dealer husband, Stephan, is convicted of theft. Marya accepts the hospitality of a strange couple, H.J. and Lois Heidler, who lets her live in their house.



Heat and Dust(1983)

Combined Rating:
12
Combined Critics Rating: 10

Anne is investigating the life of her grand-aunt Olivia, whose destiny has always been shrouded with scandal. The search leads back to the early 1920s, when Olivia, recently married to ...



The Europeans(1979)

Combined Rating:
11
Combined Critics Rating: 13

It's the mid-nineteenth century. Adult siblings Felix Young and Eugenia Munster were born and raised in Europe and have a somewhat bohemian lifestyle reflective of their travels throughout ...



Slaves of New York(1989)

Combined Rating:
8
Combined Critics Rating: 7

Eleanor lives with the artist Stash. Just like his artist friends, he is completely unknown but is waiting for the big break. Stash is mean to her and finally she leaves him. Ironically, ...



Shakespeare-Wallah(1965)

Combined Rating:
6
Combined Critics Rating: 6

The story of a family troupe of English actors in India. They travel around the towns and villages giving performances of Shakespearean plays. Through their travels we see the changing face...



Bombay Talkie(1970)

Combined Rating:
2
Combined Critics Rating: 0

Lucia Lane, an English writer by way of the US, arrives in Bombay to watch the filming of one of her novels. She's nearing middle age, she's had several husbands, she's lonely and ...



The Wild Party(1975)

Combined Rating:
2
Combined Critics Rating: 0

An aging silent movie comic star tries for a comeback by staging a wild party that turns into a sexual free-for-all. The comic ends up killing his mistress and her latest boyfriend.




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