Most Rated Titles With Paul Bartel
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1. The Usual Suspects (1995)
R | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A sole survivor tells of the twisty events leading up to a horrific gun battle on a boat, which begin when five criminals meet at a seemingly random police lineup.
Votes: 737,450 | Gross: $23.27M
2. Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)
PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
The Gremlins are back, and this time, they've taken total control over the building of a media mogul.
Votes: 67,976 | Gross: $41.48M
3. Escape from L.A. (1996)
R | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Snake Plissken is once again called in by the United States government to recover a potential doomsday device from Los Angeles, now an autonomous island where undesirables are deported.
Votes: 53,773 | Gross: $25.41M
4. National Lampoon's European Vacation (1985)
PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy
The Griswolds win a vacation tour across Europe where the usual havoc ensues.
Votes: 42,671 | Gross: $49.40M
5. Stranger Than Paradise (1984)
R | 89 min | Comedy, Drama
A self-styled New York hipster is paid a surprise visit by his younger cousin from Budapest. From initial hostility and indifference a small degree of affection grows between the two. Along... See full summary »
6. Ally McBeal (1997–2002)
45 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Ally McBeal and Billy Thomas were going steady throughout their childhoods. Ally even followed Billy to Harvard law school despite having no interest in law. But when Billy chose to pursue ... See full summary »
7. The Howling (1981)
R | 91 min | Horror
After a bizarre and near fatal encounter with a serial killer, a television newswoman is sent to a remote mountain resort whose residents may not be what they seem.
Votes: 22,654 | Gross: $17.99M
8. Death Race 2000 (1975)
R | 80 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
In a dystopian future, a cross country automobile race requires contestants to run down innocent pedestrians to gain points that are tallied based on each kill's brutality.
9. Basquiat (1996)
R | 108 min | Biography, Drama
Basquiat tells the story of the meteoric rise of youthful artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Starting out as a street artist, living in Thompkins Square Park in a cardboard box, Jean-Michel is "... See full summary »
Votes: 15,843 | Gross: $2.96M
10. Piranha (1978)
R | 94 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
When flesh-eating piranhas are accidentally released into a summer resort's rivers, the guests become their next meal.
11. Caddyshack II (1988)
PG | 98 min | Comedy, Sport
When a crass new-money tycoon's membership application is turned down at a snooty country club, he retaliates by buying the club and turning it into a tacky amusement park.
Votes: 12,410 | Gross: $11.80M
12. Joe's Apartment (1996)
PG-13 | 80 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
A nice guy has just moved to New York and discovers that he must share his run-down apartment with a couple thousand singing, dancing cockroaches.
Votes: 10,539 | Gross: $4.61M
14. Amazon Women on the Moon (1987)
R | 85 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
A spoof 1950s sci-fi movie, interspersed with various comedy sketches concerning late-night television.
Votes: 8,382 | Gross: $0.55M
15. Hamlet (2000)
R | 112 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
Modern-day New York City adaptation of Shakespeare's immortal story about Hamlet's plight to avenge his father's murder.
Votes: 8,034 | Gross: $1.57M
16. Into the Night (1985)
R | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Ed Okin's life is somewhat out of control. He can't sleep, his wife betrays him and his job is dull. One night he starts to drive through Los Angeles and he finally ends in the parking ... See full summary »
Votes: 7,792 | Gross: $6.70M
17. Rock 'n' Roll High School (1979)
PG | 93 min | Comedy, Music
A group of rock-music-loving students, with the help of the Ramones, take over their school to combat its newly installed oppressive administration.
18. White Dog (1982)
PG | 90 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
A trainer attempts to retrain a vicious dog that's been raised to kill Black people.
19. Chopping Mall (1986)
R | 77 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Eight teenagers are trapped after hours in a high tech shopping mall and pursued by three murderous security robots out of control.
20. Eating Raoul (1982)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Crime
A relatively boring Los Angeles couple discover a bizarre, if not murderous way to get funding for opening a restaurant.
21. Amazing Stories (1985–1987)
PG-13 | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Truly amazing, fantastical, funny and odd, and sometimes scary, sad and endearing stories are portrayed. Many famous actors, actresses and directors make guest appearances.
22. Follow That Bird (1985)
G | 88 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Big Bird is sent to live far from Sesame Street by a pesky social worker. Unhappy, Big Bird runs away from his foster home, prompting the rest of the Sesame Street gang to go on a cross-country journey to find him.
23. Cannonball! (1976)
R | 93 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
This is another story of the secret Coast to Coast auto race across America The only rule is, the first to finish is the winner. Naturally, anyone driving 55 isn't going to win. They'll ... See full summary »
24. Posse (1993)
R | 111 min | Western
A group of mostly black infantrymen return from the Spanish-American War with a cache of gold. They travel to the West where their leader searches for the men who lynched his father.
Votes: 3,225 | Gross: $18.29M
25. Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss (1998)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Romance
Billy is a gay fine-arts photographer who falls in love with straight coffee-shop waiter Gabriel.
Votes: 3,208 | Gross: $2.02M
26. Hi, Mom! (1970)
R | 87 min | Comedy, Drama
A Vietnam vet moves into an apartment and views in other people's windows across the street, meets one of the women, and discovers black theater.
29. Cybill (1995–1998)
30 min | Comedy
A struggling, middle-aged actress attempts to make a career in Hollywood, all while surrounded by her hard-drinking best friend Maryann, her two ex-husbands, Ira and Jeff, and her two daughters, headstrong Zoey and agreeable Rachel.
31. The Jerky Boys (1995)
R | 82 min | Comedy, Crime
When two unemployed telephone pranksters decide to use their vocal "talents" to impersonate a Chicago mob boss and curry favor with organized crime in New York, the trouble begins. It isn't... See full summary »
Votes: 2,121 | Gross: $7.56M
32. Grand Theft Auto (1977)
PG | 84 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A rich girl steals her dad's Rolls Royce and heads off to Las Vegas to get married. However, her angry parents, a jealous suitor, and a bunch of reward seekers are determined to stop her.
34. The Living End (1992)
Unrated | 81 min | Comedy, Drama
Luke is a gay hustler. Jon is a movie critic. Both are HIV positive. They go on a hedonistic, dangerous journey, their motto "Fuck the world".
Votes: 2,004 | Gross: $0.69M
36. Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City (1993 TV Mini-Series)
Unrated | 360 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
The stories of several colorful characters living in San Francisco. Based on the book by Armistead Maupin (A Man I Dreamt Up).
37. Clueless (1996–1999)
30 min | Comedy
A television series, based on the popular movie of the same name. Many of the actors from the movie appear in the television series, including Dionne, Mr. Hall, Miss Giest, Amber, and ... See full summary »
38. Twin Sitters (1994)
PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Thriller
An evil business executive (played by George Lazenby), is releasing dangerous toxins and the Barbarian Brothers set out to stop his evil work.
39. Crime Story (1986–1988)
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The saga of a Chicago police detective's efforts to stop a young hood's ruthless rise in the ranks of organized crime.
40. Big Bad Mama (1974)
R | 84 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Mama and daughters get forced by circumstances into bootlegging and bank robbing, and travel across the country trailed by the law.
41. The Pope Must Diet (1991)
R | 97 min | Comedy
A less-than-qualified and far-from-perfect priest is mistakenly named the new pope. As the pontiff, he must deal with Vatican corruption, the Mob and the reappearance of his old lover.
Votes: 1,243 | Gross: $0.58M
43. Killer Party (1986)
R | 91 min | Comedy, Horror
Three gorgeous babes decide to join a sorority, and a whole bunch of horny guys dump bees in the sorority's back yard where a bunch of girls are naked in the outside hot tub so when the ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,040 | Gross: $0.68M
45. Heart Like a Wheel (1983)
PG | 113 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
Shirley Muldowney is determined to be a top-fuel drag racer, although no woman has ever raced them before. Despite the high risks of this kind of racing and the burden it places on her ... See full summary »
46. The Inheritance (1997 TV Movie)
95 min | Drama, Romance
At the lush Evenswood estate in Concord, Massachusetts, Edith Adelon, a beautiful orphan, lives as the paid companion to the daughter of the wealthy Hamilton family, although they regard ... See full summary »
47. Munchies (1987)
PG | 83 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Simon Watterman, a space archaeologist, discovers the "Munchies" in a cave in Peru. Cecil Watterman, Simon's evil twin brother and snack food entrepreneur, kidnaps the creature. What Cecil ... See full summary »
48. Private Parts (1972)
R | 87 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Young Cheryl moves into her estranged aunt Martha's rundown King Edward Hotel. One of its offbeat residents, disturbed photographer George, takes special interest in her. Cheryl begins suspecting that a resident was murdered.
49. Armistead Maupin's More Tales of the City (1998 TV Mini-Series)
330 min | Drama
In this sequel to the controversial PBS mini-series, Mona Ramsey is on a cross-country trip that takes her to a brothel which may hold a secret about her past. Michael "Mouse" Tolliver and ... See full summary »
R | 95 min | Comedy
The widow's houseboy and the divorcee's chauffeur bet on which will bed the other's employer first.
Votes: 831 | Gross: $2.16M