Most Popular Titles With Joan Allen
- Movies or TV
1. The Notebook (2004)
PG-13 | 123 min | Drama, Romance
A poor and passionate young man falls in love with a rich young woman and gives her a sense of freedom. They soon are separated by their social differences.
2. The Killing (2011– )
TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery | Active
A police investigation, the saga of a grieving family, and a Seattle mayoral campaign all interlock after the body of 17-year-old Rosie Larsen is found in the trunk of a submerged car.
4. The Bourne Legacy (2012)
PG-13 | 135 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
An expansion of the universe from Robert Ludlum's novels, centered on a new hero whose stakes have been triggered by the events of the previous three films.
5. Face/Off (1997)
R | 138 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
To foil an extortion plot, an FBI agent undergoes a face-transplant surgery and assumes the identity and physical appearance of a ruthless terrorist, but the plan backfires when the same criminal impersonates the cop with the same method.
6. The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)
PG-13 | 115 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Jason Bourne dodges a ruthless CIA official and his agents from a new assassination program while searching for the origins of his life as a trained killer.
7. Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009)
G | 93 min | Drama, Family
A drama based on the true story of a college professor's bond with the abandoned dog he takes into his home.
8. Pleasantville (1998)
PG-13 | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Two 1990s teenagers find themselves in a 1950s sitcom where their influence begins to profoundly change that complacent world.
9. The Bourne Supremacy (2004)
PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
When Jason Bourne is framed for a CIA operation gone awry, he is forced to resume his former life as a trained assassin to survive.
10. Death Race (2008)
R | 105 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Ex-con Jensen Ames is forced by the warden of a notorious prison to compete in our post-industrial world's most popular sport: a car race in which inmates must brutalize and kill one another on the road to victory.
11. Peggy Sue Got Married (1986)
PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Peggy Sue faints at a high school reunion. When she wakes up, she finds herself in her own past, just before she finished school.
14. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (2011 Video Game)
M | Action, Adventure, Drama
The Empire of Tamriel is on the edge. The High King of Skyrim has been murdered. Alliances form as claims to the throne are made. In the midst of this conflict, a far more dangerous, ... See full summary »
15. The Upside of Anger (2005)
R | 118 min | Comedy, Drama
When her husband unexpectedly disappears, a sharp-witted suburban wife and her daughters juggle their mom's romantic dilemmas and family dynamics.
17. The Ice Storm (1997)
R | 112 min | Drama
1973, suburban Connecticut: middle class families experimenting with casual sex, drink, etc., find their lives out of control.
18. Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003– )
TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show | Active
A mix of celebrity interviews, musical performers, audience participation games, and segments spotlighting real people with extraordinary stories and talents, hosted by comedienne Ellen DeGeneres.
21. Nixon (1995)
R | 192 min | Biography, Drama
A biographical story of former U.S. president Richard Milhous Nixon, from his days as a young boy to his eventual presidency which ended in shame.
22. The Twilight Zone (1985–1989)
TV-PG | 45 min | Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Mystery
A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but often have a wicked sense of humor and an unexpected twist.
23. Tucker: The Man and His Dream (1988)
PG | 110 min | Biography, Drama
The story of Preston Tucker, the maverick car designer and his ill-fated challenge to the auto industry with his revolutionary car concept.
25. Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993)
PG | 109 min | Biography, Drama
A prepubescent chess prodigy refuses to harden himself in order to become a champion like the famous but unlikable Bobby Fischer.
26. Live with Kelly and Michael (1988– )
60 min | Talk-Show
This popular and long-running morning talk show owes much of its success to the chemistry between its two hosts, Regis Philbin and Kelly Ripa. Although the format is not significantly ... See full summary »
27. The Mists of Avalon (2001 TV Movie)
Unrated | 183 min | Drama, Fantasy
Based on the bestseller by Marion Zimmer Bradley It tells the story of the women behind King Arthur; including his mother, Igraine; his half-sister, Morgaine; his aunt Viviane, the Lady of ... See full summary »
28. Mad Love (1995)
PG-13 | 93 min | Drama, Romance
Casey and Matt are high school kids in love. They run away together after Casey's parents check her into a mental hospital for trying to kill herself. Matt sneaks her out and on the road ... See full summary »
29. Ethan Frome (1993)
PG | 99 min | Drama, Romance
Based on the novel of the same name by Edith Wharton, it is about a husband and wife (Ethan and Zeena), who need an extra hand around the house due to Zeena's debilitated body and constant ... See full summary »
31. Off the Map (2003)
PG-13 | 105 min | Drama
An 11-year-old girl watches her father come down with a crippling depression. Over one summer, she learns answers to several mysteries and comes to terms with love and loss.
32. Josh and S.A.M. (1993)
PG-13 | 96 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Josh and Sam are two brothers facing change, their mother is about to marry a French accountant and the kids are sent to go live with their father in Florida. Meanwhile Josh tells Sam that ... See full summary »
33. In Country (1989)
R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Samantha Hughes, a teenaged Kentucky girl, never knew her father, who died in Vietnam before her birth. Samantha lives with her uncle Emmett, who also served in Vietnam. Emmett hangs around... See full summary »
35. A Wedding (1978)
PG | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The daughter of a Louisville truck driver marries the scion of a very wealthy family, but reception at the family estate is boycotted by the invited guests.
37. Bonneville (2006)
PG | 93 min | Comedy, Drama
Three women take a road trip to Santa Barbara in order to deliver the ashes of one of their dead husbands to his resentful daughter.
38. Yes (I) (2004)
R | 100 min | Drama, Romance
In this film, told almost entirely in iambic pentameter, She is a scientist in a loveless marriage to Anthony, a devious politician. He is a Lebanese doctor in self-imposed exile, working ... See full summary »
39. All the Rage (1999)
R | 99 min | Drama
Handguns figure in the intertwining lives of nine people. Warren shoots his wife Helen's lover and his defense is that he thought he was shooting an intruder. She leaves him; the lawyer ... See full summary »
41. The Rosie O'Donnell Show (1996–2002)
60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show
Comedian Rosie O'Donnell produces and hosts her first daytime talk show that focuses on interviews with celebrities about acting, writing, charity work and family life.
43. The Rape of Europa (2006)
Unrated | 117 min | Documentary, History, War
The story of Nazi Germany's plundering of Europe's great works of art during World War II and Allied efforts to minimize the damage.
Writers: Richard Berge, Bonni Cohen, Jon Else, Nicole Newnham, Lynn Nicholas | Directors: Richard Berge, Bonni Cohen, Nicole Newnham | Stars: Joan Allen, E. Randol Schoenberg, Maria Altmann, Wolfgang Fischer
44. Compromising Positions (1985)
R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
An ex-newspaper woman who is now a suburban housewife can't resist getting involved in an investigation of the murder of a philandering dentist who had been having affairs with several of her neighbors.
45. The 69th Annual Academy Awards (1997 TV Special)
Writers: Joe Bolster, Billy Crystal, Ed Driscoll, Carrie Fisher, Hal Kanter, Buz Kohan, Jon Macks, Billy Martin, Marc Shaiman, David Steinberg, Bruce Vilanch | Directors: Louis J. Horvitz, Shanda Sawyer | Stars: Billy Crystal, Muhammad Ali, Joan Allen, John Alton
46. When the Sky Falls (2000)
R | 107 min | Crime, Drama
Fact-based story about Irish crime-investigating reporter Sinead Hamilton, who invaded the Irish underworld and attempted to expose the illegitimate activities she found. Hampered by the ... See full summary »
47. The Room Upstairs (1987 TV Movie)
101 min | Drama
The life of a lonely and isolated woman is transformed when she opens herself up to the outside world and to a gentle, romantic relationship.
48. Trumbo (2007)
PG-13 | 96 min | Documentary, Biography
Through a focus on the life of Dalton Trumbo (1905-1976), this film examines the effects on individuals and families of a congressional pursuit of Hollywood Communists after World War II. ... See full summary »
49. Evergreen (1985 TV Mini-Series)
360 min | Drama, Family, Romance
Based on the novel by Belva Plain, covering a time span from 1909 to 1959. The story begins in New York's Lower East Side with the arrival of Polish-Jewish immigrant Anna (Lesley Ann Warren... See full summary »
86 min | Documentary, Biography, History
The story of Hannah Senesh, a Hungarian poet who was captured by the Nazis, while trying to rescue Jews in WWII.