Most Popular Titles With Peter Falk
- Movies or TV
1. The Princess Bride (1987)
PG | 98 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A classic fairy tale, with swordplay, giants, an evil prince, a beautiful princess, and yes, some kissing (as read by a kindly grandfather).
2. Columbo (1968–2003)
100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
With his rumpled raincoat, ever-present cigar, bumbling demeanour and Sherlock Holmesian powers of deduction, disarmingly polite homicide detective Lieutenant Columbo took on some of the most cunning murderers in Los Angeles, most of whom made one fatal, irrevocable mistake: underestimating his investigative genius.
3. It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963)
Approved | 192 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The dying words of a thief spark a madcap cross-country rush to find some treasure.
4. Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
TV-PG | 51 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Rod Serling's seminal anthology series focused on ordinary folks who suddenly found themselves in extraordinary, usually supernatural, situations. The stories would typically end with an ironic twist that would see the guilty punished.
5. Shark Tale (2004)
PG | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
When a son of a gangster shark boss is accidently killed while on the hunt, his would-be prey and his vegetarian brother both decide to use the incident to their own advantage.
Writers: Michael J. Wilson, Rob Letterman, Scott Aukerman, Alec Berg, Sean Bishop, BJ Porter, Jeff Schaffer, Lona Williams, David P. Smith, David Soren | Directors: Bibo Bergeron, Vicky Jenson, Rob Letterman | Stars: Will Smith, Robert De Niro, Renée Zellweger, Angelina Jolie
6. Next (2007)
PG-13 | 96 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A Las Vegas magician who can see into the future is pursued by FBI agents seeking to use his abilities to prevent a nuclear terrorist attack.
10. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
25 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Master of suspense Alfred Hitchcock presents several short stories. The stories are invariably surprising, often containing elements of horror, comedy, suspense, and the supernatural.
11. Wings of Desire (1987)
PG-13 | 128 min | Fantasy, Drama, Romance
An angel tires of overseeing human activity and wishes to become human when he falls in love with a mortal.
12. Wagon Train (1957–1965)
75 min | Drama, Western
Stories of the journeys of a wagon train as it leaves post-Civil War Missouri on its way to California through the plains, deserts and Rocky Mountains. The first treks were led by gruff, ... See full summary »
13. 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.
14. Undisputed (2002)
R | 94 min | Action, Crime, Drama
When heavyweight champion George 'Iceman' Chambers lands in prison, the resident gangster arranges a boxing match with the reigning prison champ.
15. Murder by Death (1976)
PG | 94 min | Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Five famous literary detective characters and their sidekicks are invited to a bizarre mansion to solve an even stranger mystery.
18. Good Morning America (1975– )
120 min | News, Talk-Show
ABC's "Good Morning America" presents the News and Information Source of the day's topics and journalism. The 1st Co-Host Team of David Hartman & Nancy Dussault, 2nd was Sandy Hill, 3rd was... See full summary »
20. A Woman Under the Influence (1974)
R | 155 min | Drama
Mabel, a wife and mother, is loved by her husband Nick but her madness proves to be a problem in the marriage. The film transpires to a positive role of madness in the family, challenging conventional representations of madness in cinema.
26. The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962–1965)
50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A continuation of the dramatic anthology series hosted by the master of suspense and mystery. When the series Alfred Hitchcock Presents was revived in 1962, the name was changed, but the ... See full summary »
27. Naked City (1958–1963)
60 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A crime drama that focused on the lives of the detectives of New York's 65th Precinct. The emphasis in the stories was mostly on real-life crime and the human element. Season one stars were... See full summary »
29. The Great Muppet Caper (1981)
G | 95 min | Comedy, Crime, Family
Kermit, Gonzo and Fozzie are reporters who travel to Britain to interview a rich victim of jewel thieves and help her along with her secretary, Miss Piggy.
30. 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 »
32. The Hollywood Squares (1965–1982)
TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Game-Show
Contestants guess the correctness of celebrities' answers in order to win spaces in a tic-tac-toe game.
35. Anzio (1968)
PG-13 | 117 min | Drama, History, War
One of WWIIs bloodiest battles as the Allies smash through the German lines which have enclosed the Anzio beachhead. Four months and 30,000 casualties before the Allies finally march to Rome.
Writers: H.A.L. Craig, Wynford Vaughan-Thomas, Frank De Felitta, Duilio Coletti, Giuseppe Mangione | Directors: Edward Dmytryk, Duilio Coletti | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Peter Falk, Robert Ryan, Earl Holliman
36. The In-Laws (1979)
PG | 103 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
In preparation for his daughter's wedding, dentist Sheldon Kornpett meets Vince Ricardo, the groom's father. Vince, a manic fellow who claims to be a government agent, then proceeds to drag... See full summary »
39. The Dean Martin Comedy Hour (1965–1974)
TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Music
Dean Martin hosts with several different celebrities that have several sketches of improv that breaks down comedy, race, and sex all at of the same time.
40. Husbands (1970)
PG-13 | 131 min | Comedy, Drama
A common friend's sudden death brings three men, married with children, to reconsider their lives and ultimately leave together. But mindless enthusiasm for regained freedom will be ... See full summary »
41. The Red Skelton Hour (1951–2013)
TV-G | 60 min | Comedy
Long-running weekly show that spotlighted legendary comedian and beloved TV clown, Red Skelton. Each show featured comedy skits, gags and vignettes starring Skelton and guest performers.
42. Wetten, dass..? (1981– )
165 min | Comedy, Game-Show, Music
Each show has several celebrities invited who have to bet on different contestant(s) achieving his/her/their goal of performing a stunt. If the celebrities fail to anticipate whether their ... See full summary »
44. Ben Casey (1961–1966)
60 min | Drama
Gritty realistic hospital drama featuring manly Dr. Casey against the medical establishment, at first under the watchful eye of Dr. Zorba and later under the thumb of Chief of Surgery Dr. Freeland.
45. The Name of the Game (1968–1971)
90 min | Adventure
This groundbreaking series had three rotating stars, who were featured in independent episodes tied together by a loose common theme. The commonality was Howard Publications, the self-made ... See full summary »
46. Robin and the 7 Hoods (1964)
Approved | 123 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical
In prohibition-era Chicago, the corrupt sheriff and Guy Gisborne, a south-side racketeer, knock off the boss Big Jim. Everyone falls in line behind Guy except Robbo, who controls the north ... See full summary »
48. American Cowslip (2009)
R | Comedy
In Blythe, California, a small town in the remote California desert, Ethan Inglebrink is an eccentric, agoraphobic heroin addict who is obsessed with his garden. This dark comedy follows ... See full summary »
49. The Brink's Job (1978)
R | 104 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
After a long time of bad luck, the little criminal Tony and his gang successfully rob one of Brink's security transport, taking $30,000. Surprisingly their coup doesn't make the press. ... See full summary »
50. Castle Keep (1969)
R | 105 min | Drama, Romance, War
During the Battle of the Bulge, an anachronistic count shelters a ragtag squad of Americans in his isolated castle hoping they will defend it against the advancing Germans.