Most Voted Titles With Joseph Cotten
- Movies or TV
1. Citizen Kane (1941)
Approved | 119 min | Drama, Mystery
Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance.
2. The Third Man (1949)
Not Rated | 93 min | Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller
Pulp novelist Holly Martins travels to shadowy, postwar Vienna, only to find himself investigating the mysterious death of an old friend, black-market opportunist Harry Lime.
3. Touch of Evil (1958)
PG-13 | 95 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller
A stark, perverse story of murder, kidnapping, and police corruption in a Mexican border town.
4. Shadow of a Doubt (1943)
Approved | 108 min | Thriller
A young woman discovers her visiting "Uncle Charlie" may not be the man he seems to be.
5. Soylent Green (1973)
PG | 97 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
In an overpopulated futuristic Earth, a New York police detective finds himself marked for murder by government agents when he gets too close to a bizarre state secret involving the origins of a revolutionary and needed new foodstuff.
6. Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)
G | 144 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A dramatization of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and the series of American blunders that allowed it to happen.
Writers: Larry Forrester, Hideo Oguni, Ryûzô Kikushima, Gordon W. Prange, Ladislas Farago | Directors: Richard Fleischer, Kinji Fukasaku, Toshio Masuda | Stars: Martin Balsam, Sô Yamamura, Jason Robards, Joseph Cotten
7. The Magnificent Ambersons (1942)
Approved | 88 min | Drama, Romance
The spoiled young heir to the decaying Amberson fortune comes between his widowed mother and the man she has always loved.
8. Gaslight (1944)
TV-PG | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Years after her aunt was murdered in her home, a young woman moves back into the house with her new husband. However, he has a secret which he will do anything to protect, even if that means driving his wife insane.
9. Niagara (1953)
TV-PG | 92 min | Film-Noir, Thriller
As two couples are visiting Niagara Falls, tensions between one wife and her husband reach the level of murder.
10. The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
A doctor, scientist, organist, and biblical scholar, Dr. Anton Phibes, seeks revenge on the nine doctors he considers responsible for his wife's death.
11. Heaven's Gate (1980)
R | 219 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A dramatization of the real-life Johnson County War in 1890 Wyoming, in which a sheriff born into wealth attempts to protect immigrant farmers from rich cattle interests.
12. Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964)
Unrated | 133 min | Mystery, Thriller
An aging, reclusive southern belle, plagued by a horrifying family secret, descends into madness after the arrival of a lost relative.
14. Airport '77 (1977)
PG | 114 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Art thieves hijack a 747, hit fog and crash into the ocean, trapping them and the passengers under 100 feet of water.
15. Duel in the Sun (1946)
Unrated | 129 min | Drama, Romance, Western
Beautiful half-breed Pearl Chavez becomes the ward of her dead father's first love and finds herself torn between her sons, one good and the other bad.
Writers: David O. Selznick, Niven Busch, Oliver H.P. Garrett | Directors: King Vidor, Otto Brower, William Dieterle, Sidney Franklin, William Cameron Menzies, David O. Selznick, Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Gregory Peck, Lionel Barrymore
16. 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.
17. Portrait of Jennie (1948)
TV-PG | 86 min | Drama, Romance, Fantasy
A mysterious girl inspires a struggling artist.
18. Othello (1952)
90 min | Drama, Romance
The general Othello is manipulated into thinking his new wife has been carrying on an affair with one of his officers, when in reality it's all part of the scheme of a bitter lieutenant.
19. Under Capricorn (1949)
Not Rated | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A young gentleman goes to Australia where he reunites with his now married childhood sweetheart, only to find out she has become an alcoholic and harbors dark secrets.
22. Since You Went Away (1944)
Approved | 177 min | Drama, Romance, War
While husband Tim is away during World War II, Anne Hilton copes with problems on the homefront. Taking in a lodger, Colonel Smollett, to help make ends meet and dealing with shortages and ... See full summary »
23. Fantasy Island (1977–1984)
60 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Tales of visitors to a unique resort island that can fulfill literally any fantasy requested, but rarely turn out as expected.
24. Jimmy Hollywood (1994)
R | 112 min | Crime, Comedy, Drama
Jimmy Alto is an actor wannabe who stumbles into the role of a lifetime. He becomes a vigilante crime-fighter, aided by his sidekick William, who has suffered a head wound and has problems ... See full summary »
25. Journey Into Fear (1943)
Approved | 68 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
A US Navy engineer, returning to the US with his wife from a conference, finds himself pursued by Nazi agents, who are out to kill him. Without a word to his wife, he flees the hotel the ... See full summary »
27. Baron Blood (1972)
PG | 90 min | Horror
A young man, Peter, returns to Austria in search of his heritage. There he visits the castle of an ancestor, a sadistic Baron who was cursed to a violent death by a witch whom the Baron had... See full summary »
28. Petulia (1968)
R | 105 min | Drama, Romance
An unhappily married socialite finds solace in the company of a recently divorced doctor.
29. The Farmer's Daughter (1947)
Unrated | 97 min | Comedy
Katie Holstrom leaves the farm to become a nurse, but is sidetracked into domestic service, romance, and politics.
30. Twilight's Last Gleaming (1977)
R | 146 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
A renegade USAF general, Lawrence Dell, escapes from a military prison and takes over an ICBM silo near Montana and threatens to provoke World War 3 unless the President reveals details of ... See full summary »
31. The Last Sunset (1961)
112 min | Western
Brendan O'Malley arrives at the Mexican home of old flame Belle Breckenridge to find her married to a drunkard getting ready for a cattle drive to Texas. Hot on O'Malley's heels is lawman ... See full summary »
32. Beyond the Forest (1949)
Approved | 97 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
Rosa Moline is bored with life in a small town. She loves Chicago industrialist Neil Latimer who has a hunting lodge nearby. Rosa squeezes her husband's patients to pay their bills so she ... See full summary »
34. I'll Be Seeing You (1944)
85 min | Drama, Family, Romance
A soldier suffering from PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) meets a young woman on Christmas furlough from prison and their mutual loneliness blossoms into romance.
36. Lady Frankenstein (1971)
R | 99 min | Horror
When Dr. Frankenstein is killed by a monster he created, his daughter and his lab assistant Marshall continue his experiments. The two fall in love and attempt to transplant Marshall's ... See full summary »
37. The Hearse (1980)
PG | 95 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Jane Hardy decides to stay the summer in the house her aunt left her when she died, to try and recoup from a bad divorce. Little does she know, her aunt practiced witchcraft and is still ... See full summary »
38. From the Earth to the Moon (1958)
101 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Set just after the American civil war, businessman and inventor Victor Barbicane invents a new source of power called Power X. He plans to use it to power rockets, and to show its potential... See full summary »
39. Love Letters (1945)
Approved | 101 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
Allen Quinton writes a fellow soldier's love letters; tragedy results. Later, Allen meets a beautiful amnesiac who fears postmen...
40. The Killer Is Loose (1956)
Approved | 73 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
An unhinged, deceptively mild-mannered bank robber escapes prison, seeking revenge on the cop who accidentally killed his wife during a gun battle.
42. The Virginian (1962–1971)
TV-PG | 75 min | Western
The Shiloh Ranch in Wyoming Territory of the 1890s is owned in sequence by Judge Garth, the Grainger brothers, and Col. MacKenzie. It is the setting for a variety of stories, many more ... See full summary »
43. 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 »
44. Screamers (1979)
R | 81 min | Action, Horror
Aquatic creatures threaten the existence of a mysterious island.
45. Hellbenders (1967)
Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
An ex-Confederate and his sons plan to use stolen money as a way to revive the Confederacy.
46. The Oscar (1966)
Approved | 119 min | Drama
Snotty Hollywood actor becomes even more full of himself after he's nominated for Best actor at the Academy Awards.
48. What's My Line? (1950–1967)
30 min | Comedy, Family, Game-Show
Contestants with unusual occupations were interviewed by the panelists. Only questions that could be answered with a "yes" or "no" were allowed. At the conclusion of the questioning, the ... See full summary »
Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
26 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
William Callew is involved in a bad traffic accident on a rural road, that leaves him so paralyzed he appears lifeless, and when help arrives they think he's really dead.