Most Voted Titles With William Friedkin
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1. The Exorcist (1973)
R | 122 min | Horror
When a teenage girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter.
2. 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.
4. Killer Joe (2011)
R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
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.
5. 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.
6. Rules of Engagement (2000)
R | 128 min | Action, Drama, 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.
7. 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.
8. 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.
9. 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.
10. 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.
12. Cruising (1980)
R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
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.
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.
16. 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.
17. 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 »
18. 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.
19. 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 Sheridan's friend and neighbor, Ned, takes a liking to... See full summary »
20. 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.
22. 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.
23. The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962–1965)
50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A continuation of the dramatic anthology series hosted by the master of suspense and mystery. When the series Alfred Hitchcock Presents was revived in 1962, the name was changed, but the ... See full summary »
24. 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
25. The Brink's Job (1978)
R | 104 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
After a long spate of bad luck, the little criminal Tony and his gang successfully rob one of Brink's security transports, taking $30,000. Surprisingly their coup doesn't make the press. ... See full summary »
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.
27. The Night They Raided Minsky's (1968)
PG-13 | 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.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000–2015)
TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
One of Langston's former grad assistants is murdered. He discovers that she was investigating Mexican wrestlers to solve a series of unsolved murders.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000–2015)
TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Two dead bodies lead CSI to an old-school mobster who runs a strip club. Meanwhile, divorce proceedings and prescription drug addictions cause Warrick's life to begin spinning out of control.
31. AFI's 100 Years... 100 Thrills: America's Most Heart-Pounding Movies (2001 TV Special)
A look at the 100 most thrilling films in over 100 years of American cinema.
34. The Fear of God: 25 Years of 'The Exorcist' (1998 TV Movie)
74 min | Documentary
The Exorcist (1973) became a cultural phenomenon upon its release. This making-of documentary tells the story of its creation and describes how audiences reacted to it. Interviews with cast and crew are shown.
35. 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.
Rebel Highway (1994– )
R | 76 min | Drama
A 1950's high school cheerleader meets a leather clad rebel biker and goes out on the town with him. When he steals an item of jewellery he gets thrown in prison but not for long. He makes ... See full summary »
Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
On a Deadman's Chest
Not Rated | 29 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror
Danny Darwin learns that his new tattoo might be more than just a tattoo.
38. 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 »
39. 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.
41. AFI's 100 Years... 100 Heroes & Villains (2003 TV Special)
TV-14 | Documentary
The American Film Institute celebrates 100 years of film by recognizing the top 50 film heroes and top 50 film villains of all time.
42. Shadows in the Dark: The Val Lewton Legacy (2005 Video)
53 min | Documentary, Biography
Documentary about the great 1940s horror movie producer Val Lewton, featured on the 2005 DVD release "The Val Lewton Horror Collection."
43. AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movie Quotes: America's Greatest Quips, Comebacks and Catchphrases (2005 TV Special)
180 min | Documentary, History
The American Film Institute reviews some of the most memorable, evocative and influential dialogue in motion picture history.
The Twilight Zone (1985–1989)
Little Boy Lost/Wish Bank/Nightcrawlers
TV-PG | Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Mystery
"Little Boy Lost": a woman, struggling with the decision to settle down and raise a family or embrace her accelerating career, befriends a strange boy who seems to be stalking her. "Wish ... See full summary »
46. AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: 10th Anniversary Edition (2007 TV Movie)
180 min | Documentary
This special is a recounting of the top 100 movies of all time, updated from the list of 10 years ago aired in the first AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies.
47. The 100 Greatest Scary Moments (2003 TV Movie)
245 min | Documentary, Horror
A countdown of the scariest moments on film and television, as voted for by the viewers.