Highest Rated Titles With Brian De Palma

1. A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies (1995 TV Movie)
225 min | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

Despite its nearly four-hour running time, this is a uniquely personal look at movies from one of the late 20th century's great directors and film historians. The film consists of head & ... See full summary »

2. Scarface (1983)
170 min | Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Metascore: 65/100 (9 reviews)

In 1980 Miami, a determined Cuban immigrant takes over a drug cartel while succumbing to greed.

3. From the Darkness Theatre (2013)
12 min | Short, Drama, Horror, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

The private life of a local television Horror Host named Uncle Seymour Cadavers - a life filled with dingy theaters, old movies, and sinful actions.

4. The Great O'Grady (1993 TV Short)
30 min | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Award winning comedy short that follows the intense world of competitive spitting.

6. The Untouchables (1987)
119 min | Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Federal Agent Eliot Ness sets out to stop Al Capone; because of rampant corruption, he assembles a small, hand-picked team.

8. The Making of 'Dressed to Kill' (2001 Video)
44 min | Documentary, Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Produced as part of the DVD release for 'Dressed to Kill', this documentary gives fans a behind-the-scenes look at the making of this thrilling murder mystery. Includes interviews with ... See full summary »

9. Carlito's Way (1993)
144 min | Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A Puerto Rican former convict, just released from prison, pledges to stay away from drugs and violence despite the pressure around him and lead on to a better life outside of N.Y.C.

10. Backstory (2000– )
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

As seen on AMC, "Backstory" is a series that takes a provocative and in-depth look at the making of popular motion pictures. Stars, directors, producers and other Hollywood players provide ... See full summary »

11. Slashing 'Dressed to Kill' (2001 Video)
10 min | Documentary, Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
12. Bruce Springsteen: Video Anthology 1978-1988 (1989 Video)
100 min | Documentary, Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

"The Boss" is back again; full-force in one of his best productions with the E Street Band. I've never seen Bruce Springsteen in better form... See full synopsis »

13. Away from Her (2006)
110 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Metascore: 88/100 (36 reviews)

A man coping with the institutionalization of his wife because of Alzheimer's disease faces an epiphany when she transfers her affections to another man, Aubrey, a wheelchair-bound mute who also is a patient at the nursing home.

14. Hitchcock: Shadow of a Genius (1999 TV Movie)
101 min | Documentary, Biography
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

This documentary is a fascinating look at the cinematic genius of Alfred Hitchcock. Briefly covering much of his early British works, the film primarily focuses on his American classics, ... See full summary »

15. The Scarface Phenomenon (2011 Video)
39 min | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
16. Sisters, l'autopsie (2004 Video)
26 min | Documentary, Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
17. Running Scared (2006)
122 min | Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Metascore: 41/100 (30 reviews)

A low-ranking thug is entrusted by his crime boss to dispose of a gun that killed corrupt cops, but things get out of control when the gun ends up in wrong hands.

18. Mean Streets (1973)
112 min | Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A small-time hood struggles to succeed on the "mean streets" of Little Italy.

19. Acting 'Carrie' (2001 Video)
43 min | Documentary, Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
20. Carrie (1976)
98 min | Horror, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A young, abused and timid 17-year-old girl discovers she has telekinesis, and gets pushed to the limit on the night of her school's prom by a humiliating prank.

21. Him Indoors (2012)
11 min | Short, Comedy, Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Gregory Brewster is a serial killer, only problem is, he's agoraphobic! Facing an impending eviction from his family home, Gregory has a plan that will save him from being subjected to the ... See full summary »

22. Ebert Presents: At the Movies (2010– )
30 min | Talk-Show | Active
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Two film critics review newly-released films, while the renowned critic Roger Ebert presents his own reviews voiced by guest readers.

23. Unseen + Untold: Scarface (2003 TV Movie)
60 min | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
24. Blow Out (1981)
107 min | Mystery, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A movie sound recordist accidentally records the evidence that proves that a car accident was actually murder and consequently finds himself in danger.

25. Phantom of the Paradise (1974)
92 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Music, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A disfigured composer sells his soul for the woman he loves so that she will perform his music. However, an evil record tycoon betrays him and steals his music to open his rock palace.

27. Dressed to Kill (1980)
105 min | Mystery, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A mysterious, tall blonde woman, wearing dark sunglasses murders one of a psychiatrist's patients, and now she goes after the high-priced call girl who witnessed the murder.

28. Cinema 3 (1984– )
News
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
29. Bullets Over Hollywood (2005 TV Movie)
Documentary, History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

"Bullets Over Hollywood" chronicles the blood-soaked landscape and enduring appeal of the American gangster movie - - from its origins in the silent film era to modern times.

30. Death Proof (2007)
113 min | Action, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Two separate sets of voluptuous women are stalked at different times by a scarred stuntman who uses his "death proof" cars to execute his murderous plans.

31. Ennio Morricone (1995 TV Movie)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A documentary exploring the life and work of the great Italian composer.

32. Visualizing 'Carrie' (2001 Video)
42 min | Documentary, Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
33. Mission: Impossible (1996)
110 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
Metascore: 60/100 (16 reviews)

An American agent, under false suspicion of disloyalty, must discover and expose the real spy without the help of his organization.

34. Stir of Echoes (1999)
99 min | Horror, Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
Metascore: 67/100 (30 reviews)

After being hypnotized by his sister in law, a man begins seeing haunting visions of a girl's ghost and a mystery begins to unfold around her.

35. Casualties of War (1989)
113 min | Drama, History, War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

During the Vietnam War, a soldier finds himself the outsider of his own squad when they unnecessarily kidnap a female villager.

36. Sisters (1973)
93 min | Horror, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The Staten Island apartment of lovely model Danielle becomes the scene of a grisly murder that is witnessed by her neighbor, Grace, a reporter. But the police don't believe her story, so ... See full summary »

37. Icarus (1960)
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
Director: Brian De Palma
38. Scarface: Acting (2003 Video)
15 min | Documentary, Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
40. Días de cine (1991– )
60 min | News
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Antonio Gasset hosts this show in which recently released movies and DVDs are thoughtfully discussed, in a documentary-like way.

41. 660124: The Story of an IBM Card (1961)
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Director: Brian De Palma
42. Rotwang muß weg! (1994)
82 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
43. Scarface: Creating (2003 Video)
30 min | Documentary, Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
44. Obsession (1976)
98 min | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A businessman becomes fixated upon a young woman who resembles his dead wife.

45. Scene by Scene (1996–2001)
Talk-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
46. The Making of 'Scarface' (1998 Video)
52 min | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
47. Cinéma, de notre temps (1988– )
Episode: The Scorsese Machine (1991)
74 min | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
48. Body Double (1984)
114 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A young actor's obsession with spying on a beautiful woman who lives nearby leads to a baffling series of events with drastic consequences.

49. Scarface: The Rebirth (2003 Video)
10 min | Documentary, Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
50. Breakfast with the Arts (1991– )
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Aficionados of the arts can enjoy a full Sunday morning of outstanding music performances and in-depth interviews. Among the special features of Breakfast with the Arts are two weekly ... See full summary »