Most Popular Titles With Bob Balaban

1. The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
100 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Metascore: 87/100 (46 reviews)

The adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend.

2. Friends (1994–2004)
22 min | Comedy, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9/10 X  

The lives, loves, and laughs of six young friends living in Manhattan.

3. The Good Wife (2009– )
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Alicia has been a good wife to her husband, a former state's attorney. After a very humiliating sex and corruption scandal, he is behind bars. She must now provide for her family and returns to work as a litigator in a law firm.

4. Girls (2012– )
30 min | Comedy, Drama | Active
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A comedy about the experiences of a group of girls in their early 20s.

5. Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Metascore: 84/100 (43 reviews)

A pair of young lovers flee their New England town, which causes a local search party to fan out and find them.

6. The Monuments Men (2014)
118 min | Biography, Drama, War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Metascore: 52/100 (43 reviews)

An unlikely World War II platoon is tasked to rescue art masterpieces from Nazi thieves and return them to their owners.

7. Entourage (2004–2011)
30 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

Film star Vince Chase navigates the vapid terrain of Los Angeles with a close circle of friends and his trusty agent.

8. Seinfeld (1989–1998)
23 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9/10 X  

The continuing misadventures of neurotic New York stand-up comedian Jerry Seinfeld and his equally neurotic New York friends.

9. The West Wing (1999–2006)
42 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

Inside the lives of staffers in the west wing of the White House.

10. Oz (1997–2003)
100 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9/10 X  

A series chronicling the daily activities of an unusual prison facility and its criminal inhabitants.

11. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
137 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Metascore: 91/100 (7 reviews)

After an encounter with UFOs, a line worker feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen.

12. Nurse Jackie (2009– )
27 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A drug-addicted nurse struggles to find a balance between the demands of her frenetic job at a New York City hospital and an array of personal dramas.

13. Capote (2005)
114 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Metascore: 88/100 (40 reviews)

In 1959, Truman Capote learns of the murder of a Kansas family and decides to write a book about the case. While researching for his novel In Cold Blood, Capote forms a relationship with one of the killers, Perry Smith, who is on death row.

14. Ghost World (2001)
111 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Metascore: 88/100 (31 reviews)

With only the plan of moving in together after high school, two unusually devious friends seek direction in life. As a mere gag, they respond to a man's newspaper ad for a date, only to find it will greatly complicate their lives.

15. Miami Vice (1984–1990)
48 min | Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

The adventures of the vice squad detectives of the Miami Police Department.

16. No Reservations (2007)
104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Metascore: 50/100 (33 reviews)

The life of a top chef changes when she becomes the guardian of her young niece.

17. Girl Most Likely (2012)
103 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Metascore: 37/100 (33 reviews)

A failed New York playwright awkwardly navigates the transition from Next Big Thing to Last Year's News.

18. Midnight Cowboy (1969)
113 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A naive male prostitute and his sickly friend struggle to survive on the streets of New York City.

19. Lady in the Water (2006)
110 min | Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Metascore: 36/100 (36 reviews)

Apartment building superintendent Cleveland Heep rescues what he thinks is a young woman from the pool he maintains. When he discovers that she is actually a character from a bedtime story who is trying to make the journey back to her home, he works with his tenants to protect his new friend from the creatures that are determined to keep her in our world.

20. Gosford Park (2001)
137 min | Drama, Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Metascore: 90/100 (34 reviews)

Multiple storylined drama set in 1932, showing the lives of upstairs guest and downstairs servants at a party in a country house in England.

21. Web Therapy (2011– )
22 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

After quitting her job in finance under dubious circumstances, the affluent and self-interested Fiona Wallice tries her hand at therapy - offering clients 3-minute sessions over the Internet in hopes of weeding out any unnecessary emotion.

22. Alpha House (2013– )
25 min | Comedy, Drama | Active
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Four Republican senators share the same D.C. house rental, and face re-election battles, looming indictments, and parties -- all with a sense of humor.

23. Catch-22 (1970)
122 min | Comedy, Drama, War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A man is trying desperately to be certified insane during World War II, so he can stop flying missions.

24. 2010 (1984)
116 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A joint U.S.-Soviet expedition is sent to Jupiter to learn what happened to the Discovery.

25. Fading Gigolo (2013)
90 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Metascore: 58/100 (7 reviews)

Fioravante decides to become a professional Don Juan as a way of making money to help his cash-strapped friend, Murray. With Murray acting as his "manager", the duo quickly finds themselves caught up in the crosscurrents of love and money.

26. The Majestic (2001)
152 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Metascore: 27/100 (30 reviews)

Set in 1951, a blacklisted Hollywood writer gets into a car accident, loses his memory and settles down in a small town where he is mistaken for a long-lost son.

27. A Monster in Paris (2011)
90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A 3D-animated movie set in Paris in the year 1910 and centered on a monster who lives in a garden and his love for a beautiful, young singer. Paris.

28. The Mexican (2001)
123 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Metascore: 43/100 (35 reviews)

A man tries to transport an ancient gun called The Mexican, believed to carry a curse, back across the border, while his girlfriend pressures him to give up his criminal ways.

29. Best in Show (2000)
90 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Metascore: 78/100 (33 reviews)

A colorful array of characters competes at a national dog show.

30. Maude (1972–1978)
30 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

This "All In The Family" spin-off centers around Edith's cousin, Maude Findlay. She's a liberal independent woman living in Tuckahoe, NY with her fourth husband Walter; owner of Findlay's ... See full summary »

31. License to Wed (2007)
91 min | Comedy, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Metascore: 25/100 (30 reviews)

A reverend puts an engaged couple through a grueling marriage preparation course to see if they are meant to be married in his church.

32. The Tuxedo (2002)
98 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Metascore: 30/100 (27 reviews)

A hapless chauffer must take a comatosed secret agent's place using his special gadget-laden tuxedo.

33. Altered States (1980)
102 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A Harvard scientist conducts experiments on himself with a hallucinatory drug and an isolation chamber that may be causing him to regress genetically.

34. Today (1952– )
240 min | News, Talk-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

A daily live broadcast provides current domestic and international news, weather reports and interviews with news-makers from the worlds of politics, business, media, entertainment and sports.

35. Leaves of Grass (2009)
105 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Metascore: 58/100 (10 reviews)

An Ivy League professor is lured back to his Oklahoma hometown, where his twin brother, a small-time pot grower, has concocted a scheme to take down a local drug lord.

36. Good Morning America (1975– )
120 min | News, Talk-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

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 »

37. Mod Squad (1968–1973)
60 min | Action, Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Three young outsiders fight crime as undercover agents for the police.

38. Swingtown (2008– )
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

As America celebrates its 200th birthday, two generations of friends and neighbors in a Chicago suburb explore new freedoms and seek connections with each other in the midst of the socio/sexual revolution.

39. Howl (2010)
84 min | Biography, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Metascore: 63/100 (24 reviews)

As Allen Ginsberg talks about his life and art, his most famous poem is illustrated in animation while the obscenity trial of the work is dramatized.

40. City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold (1994)
116 min | Adventure, Comedy, Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Shortly after their first western adventure, Mitch Robbins and his friends discover a treasure map that belonged to their late trail guide Curly and set out to discover its secrets.

41. Family Tree (2013– )
30 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Centers on 30-year-old Tom Chadwick who, after losing his job and his girlfriend, begins exploring his family heritage after inheriting a mysterious box from a great aunt he never met. ... See full summary »

42. Amazing Stories (1985–1987)
30 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Truly amazing, and sometimes odd, stories are narrated. Many famous actors and actresses made guest appearances.

43. Little Man Tate (1991)
99 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Dede is a sole parent trying to bring up her son Fred. When it is discovered that Fred is a genius, she is determined to ensure that Fred has all the opportunities that he needs, and that ... See full summary »

44. Deconstructing Harry (1997)
96 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Metascore: 61/100 (19 reviews)

Suffering from writer's block and eagerly awaiting his writing award, Harry Block remembers events from his past and scenes from his best-selling books as characters, real and fictional, come back to haunt him.

45. For Love or Money (1993)
96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Doug is a young man who works all day as a concierge at a luxurious hotel, saving money to make his own business. Unfortunately, when he finds the financial supporter he needs, he discovers... See full summary »

46. Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight (2013)
97 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Ali's biggest match, his fight with the US government. A film about the politics and hubris surrounding the Vietnam War and the revenge exacted on America's greatest sportsman of the 20th century because he refused to fight in that war.

47. Dedication (2007)
95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Metascore: 50/100 (19 reviews)

The romantic comedy follows a misogynistic children's book author who is forced to work closely with a female illustrator instead of his long-time collaborator and only friend.

48. Thin Ice (2011)
93 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Metascore: 60/100 (20 reviews)

A dishonest insurance salesman's life quickly disintegrates during a Wisconsin winter when he teams up with a psychopath to steal a rare violin at the home of a reclusive farmer.

49. Waiting for Guffman (1996)
84 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Metascore: 71/100 (19 reviews)

An aspiring director and the marginally talented amateur cast of a hokey small-town Missouri musical production go overboard when they learn that someone from Broadway will be in attendance.

50. A Mighty Wind (2003)
91 min | Comedy, Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Metascore: 81/100 (40 reviews)

Mockumentary captures the reunion of 1960s folk trio the Folksmen as they prepare for a show at The Town Hall to memorialize a recently deceased concert promoter.