Most Popular Titles With Robert Benton
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1. Superman (1978)
PG | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
An alien orphan is sent from his dying planet to Earth, where he grows up to become his adoptive home's first and greatest superhero.
Votes: 125,731 | Gross: $134.22M
2. Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
Approved | 111 min | Action, Biography, Crime
A somewhat romanticized account of the career of the notoriously violent bank robbing couple and their gang.
3. Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
PG | 105 min | Drama, Romance
Ted Kramer's wife leaves her husband, allowing for a lost bond to be rediscovered between Ted and his son, Billy. But a heated custody battle ensues over the divorced couple's son, deepening the wounds left by the separation.
Votes: 97,388 | Gross: $106.30M
4. What's Up, Doc? (1972)
G | 94 min | Comedy, Romance
The accidental mix-up of four identical plaid overnight bags leads to a series of increasingly wild and wacky situations.
5. The Human Stain (2003)
R | 106 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
When a disgraced former college dean has a romance with a mysterious younger woman haunted by her dark, twisted past, he is forced to confront a shocking fact about his own life that he has kept secret for 50 years.
Votes: 25,474 | Gross: $5.38M
6. Entertainment Tonight (1981– )
30 min | News
"Entertainment Tonight" is the #1 syndicated entertainment newsmagazine in the world. Launched in 1981, ET is anchored by Mary Hart and Bob Goen. Primary substitute anchors are Jann Carl ... See full summary »
7. Feast of Love (2007)
R | 97 min | Drama, Romance
A meditation on love and its various incarnations, set within a community of friends in Oregon. and is described as an exploration of the magical, mysterious and sometimes painful incarnations of love.
Votes: 13,961 | Gross: $3.50M
8. Places in the Heart (1984)
PG | 111 min | Drama
In the Deep South in the 1930s, a widow and her family try to run their cotton farm with the help of a disparate group of friends.
Votes: 7,666 | Gross: $34.70M
9. Nobody's Fool (1994)
R | 110 min | Comedy, Drama
Sully is a rascally ne'er-do-well approaching retirement age. While he is pressing a worker's compensation suit for a bad knee, he secretly works for his nemesis, Carl, and flirts with ... See full summary »
Votes: 15,026 | Gross: $39.49M
10. Twilight (1998)
R | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A retired detective accepts a simple task, unaware that it will tear open old, forgotten, but deadly wounds.
Votes: 8,314 | Gross: $15.03M
11. There Was a Crooked Man... (1970)
R | 126 min | Western
A charming but totally ruthless criminal is sent to a remote Arizona prison. He enlists the help of his cellmates in an escape attempt with the promise of sharing his hidden loot.
13. The Ice Harvest (2005)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A shady lawyer attempts a Christmas Eve crime, hoping to swindle the local mob out of some money. But his partner, a strip club owner, might have different plans for the cash.
Votes: 20,817 | Gross: $8.82M
14. Nadine (1987)
PG | 83 min | Comedy, Mystery, Romance
In 1950s Texas, a woman trying to recover sexy photos of herself and divorce her husband witnesses a murder and uncovers corrupt land dealings.
Votes: 3,056 | Gross: $5.67M
15. Billy Bathgate (1991)
R | 106 min | Action, Crime, Drama
In the year 1935, a teen named Billy Bathgate finds first love while becoming the protégé of fledgling gangster Dutch Schultz.
Votes: 9,613 | Gross: $15.97M
16. Still of the Night (1982)
PG | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A Manhattan psychiatrist probes a patient's murder and falls for the victim's mysterious mistress.
17. Bad Company (1972)
PG | 93 min | Drama, Western
A god-fearing Ohio boy dodging the Civil War draft arrives in Jefferson City where he joins up with a hardscrabble group of like runaways heading west.
18. The House on Carroll Street (1988)
PG | 101 min | Drama, Thriller
In 1950s America, an FBI agent and a blacklist victim uncover a plot to smuggle Nazi war criminals into the country.
Votes: 1,722 | Gross: $0.46M
19. The Late Show (1977)
PG | 93 min | Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
A grumpy semi-retired private investigator partners with a quirky female client to catch the people who murdered his partner.
20. Oh! Calcutta! (1972)
Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Musical
Based on the controversial off-Broadway musical comedy revue, "Oh! Calcutta! is a series of musical numbers about sex and sexual mores. Most of the skits feature one or more performers in ... See full summary »
Writers: Kenneth Tynan, Robert Benton, Sam Shepard, John Lennon, Jules Feiffer, Dan Greenburg, Jacques Levy, Leonard Melfi, David Newman, Margo Sappington, Clovis Trouille, Sherman Yellen | Director: Jacques Levy | Stars: Raina Barrett, Mark Dempsey, Samantha Harper, Patricia Hawkins
23. It's a Bird... It's a Plane... It's Superman! (1975 TV Movie)
Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
TV adaptation of the campy 1960s Broadway musical about the Man of Steel, his friends, his enemies, and his self-image problems.
25. Making the Boys (2011)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, History
On the eve of the 40th anniversary of the Gay Rights Movement, the film explores the drama, struggle and enduring legacy of the first-ever gay play and subsequent Hollywood movie to ... See full summary »
Votes: 309 | Gross: $0.03M
26. A Great Day in Harlem (1994)
60 min | Documentary, Music
Art Kane, now deceased, coordinated a group photograph of all the top jazz musicians in NYC in the year 1958, for a piece in Esquire magazine. Just about every jazz musician at the time ... See full summary »
Votes: 337 | Gross: $0.53M
28. The Windmill Movie (2008)
82 min | Documentary
Filmmaker Richard P. Rogers tried for twenty years to make a documentary about his own life. He died in 2001, leaving the project unfinished, until his widow, acclaimed photographer Susan ... See full summary »
Votes: 100 | Gross: $0.03M
32. Wanderlust (2006 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary, History
A documentary on road movies and their effect on American culture.
37. Congo the Movie: Descent Into Zinj (1995 Video Game)
T | Adventure, Sci-Fi
A shady corporation sends the player to Congo jungle to locate a diamond that might revolutionize telecommunications and find out what happened to the previous expedition led by Dr. Karen Ross.
38. François Truffaut: Portraits volés (1993)
88 min | Documentary
Twenty-six people - including two daughters, an ex-wife, his last lover, actors, fellow directors and writers, a neighbor, and boyhood friends - talk about François Truffaut. They discuss ... See full summary »
40. Nicole Kidman: An American Cinematheque Tribute (2003 TV Movie)
60 min | Documentary
The American Cinematheque brings Nicole Kidman together with her friends, family, and past co-stars to honor her for her contributions to film.
41. Finding the Truth: The Making of 'Kramer vs. Kramer' (2001 Video)
49 min | Documentary
A behind-the-scenes look at this Oscar-winning classic about a man who finds himself a single parent after his wife walks out on him, then is forced to fight for custody of his child in ... See full summary »
46. Magic Time for Piotr (1998 TV Short)
30 min | Documentary, Short
TV documentary for Polish TV on the Polish cinematographer Piotr Sobocinski from the set of "Twilight" (1998). Interviews with Paul Newman, director Robert Benton and producer Michael Hausman.