Most Popular Titles With William Friedkin
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2. The Exorcist (1973)
R | 122 min | Horror
When a preteen girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter.
Votes: 283,330 | Gross: $204.57M
4. The French Connection (1971)
R | 104 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A pair of NYC cops in the Narcotics Bureau stumble onto a drug smuggling job with a French connection.
5. The Hunted (2003)
R | 94 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An FBI deep-woods tracker captures a trained assassin who has made a sport of hunting humans.
Votes: 35,744 | Gross: $34.24M
6. Killer Joe (2011)
R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
When a debt puts a young man's life in danger, he turns to putting a hit out on his evil mother in order to collect the insurance.
Votes: 59,079 | Gross: $1.99M
7. Arbitrage (2012)
R | 107 min | Drama, Thriller
A troubled hedge fund magnate desperate to complete the sale of his trading empire makes an error that forces him to turn to an unlikely person for help.
Votes: 41,468 | Gross: $7.92M
8. Rules of Engagement (2000)
R | 128 min | Drama, Thriller, War
An attorney defends an officer on trial for ordering his troops to fire on civilians after they stormed a U.S. embassy in a third world country.
Votes: 37,510 | Gross: $61.32M
9. Bug (2006)
R | 102 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
An unhinged war veteran holes up with a lonely woman in a spooky Oklahoma motel room. The line between reality and delusion is blurred as they discover a bug infestation.
Votes: 27,597 | Gross: $7.01M
10. Sorcerer (1977)
PG | 121 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Four unfortunate men from different parts of the globe agree to risk their lives transporting gallons of nitroglycerin across dangerous South American jungle.
11. Cruising (1980)
R | 102 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
A police detective goes undercover in the underground S&M gay subculture of New York City to catch a serial killer who is preying on gay men.
12. Paper Moon (1973)
PG | 102 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
During the Great Depression, a con man finds himself saddled with a young girl who may or may not be his daughter, and the two forge an unlikely partnership.
13. The Twilight Zone (1985–1989)
TV-PG | 45 min | Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Mystery
A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but often have a wicked sense of humor and an unexpected twist.
14. To Live and Die in L.A. (1985)
R | 116 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A fearless Secret Service agent will stop at nothing to bring down the counterfeiter who killed his partner.
Votes: 20,840 | Gross: $0.97M
15. Jade (1995)
R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A bright assistant D.A. investigates a gruesome hatchet murder and hides a clue he found at the crime scene. Under professional threats and an attempt on his life, he goes on heartbroken because evidence point to the woman he still loves.
Votes: 9,191 | Gross: $9.80M
17. Blue Chips (1994)
PG-13 | 108 min | Drama, Sport
A college basketball coach is forced to break the rules in order to get the players he needs to stay competitive.
Votes: 9,524 | Gross: $22.36M
18. Without Limits (1998)
PG-13 | 117 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The film follows the life of famous 1970s runner Steve Prefontaine from his youth days in Oregon to the University of Oregon where he worked with the legendary coach Bill Bowerman, later to... See full summary »
Votes: 5,822 | Gross: $0.78M
20. The Guardian (1990)
R | 92 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Phil and Kate have a baby boy named Jake. They hire a baby-sitter, Camilla, to look after Jake and she becomes part of the family. The Sterling's friend and neighbor, Ned, takes a liking to... See full summary »
Votes: 3,630 | Gross: $17.04M
23. This Is Your Life (1969–2003)
25 min | Documentary, Biography
Eamonn Andrews (later Michael Aspel) surprises celebrities by presenting them with the Big Red Book before taking them into the studio to tell viewers the story of their life, featuring ... See full summary »
24. The Merv Griffin Show (1962–1986)
60 min | Comedy, Family, Music
Merv Griffin invites a series of actors, actresses, writers, and directors to discuss the progressive work they have done and current culture, arts, and entertainment surrounding the numerous projects.
25. Deal of the Century (1983)
PG | 99 min | Comedy, Crime
A small time arms dealer in South America to sell weapons to the revolutionaries, winds up negotiating the sale of an experimental plane to the nation's dictator.
26. Rampage (1987)
R | 97 min | Drama, Thriller
Liberal district attorney decides to seek the death penalty for a man who slaughtered a family at Christmastime, then drank their blood. He escapes, though, and starts killing again.
Votes: 1,481 | Gross: $0.80M
28. The Brink's Job (1978)
R | 104 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Crime story based on the real armed robbery of the Brink's Building in Boston, Massachusetts, on January 17th, 1950.
29. Nosferatu vs. Father Pipecock & Sister Funk (2014)
134 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
From TWI STUDIOS ( The fun, friendly makers of: FRANKENPIMP!, VIXEN HIGHWAY 2006: It Came From Uranus, & ACID HEAD: The Buzzard Nuts County Slaughter ), comes this reimagining /... See full summary »
30. The Night They Raided Minsky's (1968)
M | 99 min | Comedy
A naive Amish young woman runs away from her home in Pennsylvania to New York City where she hopes to act in religious stage plays but ends up performing in Burlesque theatre.
34. The Birthday Party (1968)
G | 123 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
The down-at-heel lodger in a seaside boarding house is menaced by two mysterious strangers, who eventually take him away.
37. A Decade Under the Influence (2003)
R | 138 min | Documentary
A documentary examining the decade of the 1970s as a turning point in American cinema. Some of today's best filmmakers interview the influential directors of that time.
Votes: 2,186 | Gross: $0.03M
38. Lazarus: Apocalypse (2014)
90 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
Lazarus: APOCALYPSE revolves around the character of George A. Lazarus (Ray Capuana, Emerging Past), an insurance investigator who schedules routine interviews with twelve employees and ... See full summary »
39. On Tour (2010)
111 min | Comedy, Drama
Joachim, a former Parisian television producer had left everything behind - his children, friends, enemies, lovers and regrets - to start a new life in America. He comes back with a team of... See full summary »
Writers: Mathieu Amalric, Raphaëlle Desplechin, Philippe Di Folco, Tom Frank, Marcelo Novais Teles | Director: Mathieu Amalric | Stars: Miranda Colclasure, Suzanne Ramsey, Dirty Martini, Julie Atlas Muz
PG-13 | 91 min | Documentary, Biography
A look at the life and work of the great theatre, radio and film artist.
Votes: 482 | Gross: $0.02M
41. Acid Head: The Buzzard Nuts County Slaughter (2011)
145 min | Action, Crime, Horror
Acid scarred teenager : Pheromone Labonza (aka Acid Head) is a vengeful, bloodsucking cannibal goth-girl killer that slashes her way though rural Buzzard Nuts County, N.Y.'s roadside and ... See full summary »
43. 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: 311 | Gross: $0.03M
88 min | Documentary, Biography
A look at the life and work of legendary film producer Richard D. Zanuck.
48. The People vs. Paul Crump (1962 TV Movie)
52 min | Documentary
Paul Crump, age 22, was caught up in a failed robbery with four other black men and was sentenced to die in the electric chair. Friedkin so believed in Crump's innocence that he made The People vs. Paul Crump in order to save his life.