Most Popular Titles With William Goldman
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2. Good Will Hunting (1997)
R | 126 min | Drama
Will Hunting, a janitor at M.I.T., has a gift for mathematics, but needs help from a psychologist to find direction in his life.
3. Wild Card (2015)
R | 92 min | Action, Crime, Drama
When a Las Vegas bodyguard with lethal skills and a gambling problem gets in trouble with the mob, he has one last play...and it's all or nothing.
4. Misery (1990)
R | 107 min | Thriller
Paul Sheldon, a successful novelist, is rescued after a snow storm by his "Number One Fan" and must rewrite his latest novel to her liking in order to stay alive.
6. Papillon (1973)
R | 151 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A man befriends a fellow criminal as the two of them begin serving their sentence on a dreadful prison island, which inspires the man to plot his escape.
7. Dreamcatcher (2003)
R | 134 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Friends on a camping trip discover that the town they're vacationing in is being plagued in an unusual fashion by parasitic aliens from outer space.
9. Chaplin (1992)
PG-13 | 143 min | Biography, Drama
A film about the troubled and controversial life of the master comedy film-maker.
Writers: David Robinson, Charles Chaplin, Diana Hawkins, William Boyd, Bryan Forbes, William Goldman | Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Geraldine Chaplin, Paul Rhys, John Thaw
10. Marathon Man (1976)
R | 125 min | Crime, Thriller
A graduate history student is unwittingly caught in the middle of an international conspiracy involving stolen diamonds, an exiled Nazi war criminal, and a rogue government agent.
11. Maverick (1994)
PG | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Bret Maverick, needing money for a poker tournament, faces various comic mishaps and challenges, including a charming woman thief.
12. A Bridge Too Far (1977)
PG | 175 min | Drama, History, War
A historical telling of the failed attempt to capture several bridges on a road to Germany in World War II, in a campaign called Operation Market-Garden.
13. The General's Daughter (1999)
R | 116 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
When the daughter of a well-known and well-respected base commander is murdered, an undercover detective is summoned to look into the matter and finds a slew of cover-ups at West Point.
14. All the President's Men (1976)
R | 138 min | Drama, Thriller
Reporters Woodward and Bernstein uncover the details of the Watergate scandal that leads to President Nixon's resignation.
15. The Ghost and the Darkness (1996)
R | 110 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror
A bridge engineer and an experienced old hunter begin a hunt for two lions after they start attacking local construction workers.
16. The War of the Roses (1989)
R | 116 min | Comedy
A married couple try everything to get each other to leave the house in a vicious divorce battle.
17. Malice (1993)
R | 107 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
A tale about a happily married couple who would like to have children. Tracy teaches art, Andy's a college dean. Things are never the same after she is taken to hospital and operated upon by Jed, a "know all" doctor.
18. Under Suspicion (2000)
R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A lawyer is asked to come to the police station to clear up a few loose ends in his witness report of a foul murder. This will only take ten minutes, they say, but it turns out to be one ... See full summary »
19. Dolores Claiborne (1995)
R | 132 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A big-city reporter travels to the small town where her mother has been arrested for the murder of an elderly woman that she works for as a maid.
22. Dateline NBC (1992– )
60 min | Documentary, News
Hosted by noted reporters Tom Brokaw and Jane Pauley, this program presents in-depth coverage of news stories in the tradition of 60 Minutes and 20/20. Rather than just reading news reports... See full summary »
23. The Stepford Wives (1975)
PG | 115 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Joanna Eberhart has come to the quaint little town of Stepford, Connecticut with her family, but soon discovers there lies a sinister truth in the all too perfect behavior of the female residents.
24. The Chamber (1996)
R | 113 min | Drama, Thriller
A young man fresh out of law school tries to win a reprieve for his racist grandfather who is on death row.
27. Memoirs of an Invisible Man (1992)
PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
After a freak accident, an invisible yuppie runs for his life from a treacherous CIA official while trying to cope with his new life.
29. Heat (1986)
R | 101 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Las Vegas is the backdrop for all the torrid action of heat, as Burt Reynolds plays the soft-hearted bodyguard who's out to protect his friends.
31. Harper (1966)
Approved | 121 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Lew Harper, a cool private investigator, is hired by a wealthy California matron to locate her kidnapped husband.
32. The Great Waldo Pepper (1975)
PG | 107 min | Adventure, Drama
A biplane pilot who had missed flying in WWI takes up barnstorming and later a movie career in his quest for the glory he had missed, eventually getting a chance to prove himself in a film ... See full summary »
33. The Hot Rock (1972)
GP | 101 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Dortmunder and his pals plan to steal a huge diamond from a museum. But this turns out to be only the first time they have to steal it...
35. Soldier in the Rain (1963)
88 min | Comedy, Drama
The bond of friendship between a worldly-wise Army Master Sergeant and his naive worshiper.
36. No Way to Treat a Lady (1968)
Unrated | 108 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A crafty serial killer plays a game of cat-and-mouse with a harried police detective trying to track him down.
38. Butch and Sundance: The Early Days (1979)
PG | 115 min | Comedy, Western
A "prequel" of sorts to "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid," chronicling the two outlaws' lives in the years before the events portrayed in the Newman/Redford movie.
39. Year of the Comet (1992)
PG-13 | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
An extremely rare bottle of wine (bottled during the appearance of the Great Comet of 1811) is discovered. Margaret Harwood is sent to retrieve it so it can be sold at auction. Oliver ... See full summary »
42. ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway (2007)
PG | 102 min | Documentary
Going behind the curtain to capture the most controversial, passionate, risky and high-profile Broadway season in decades.
45. Masquerade (1965)
102 min | Adventure, Crime, Comedy
The British send an American and a war hero to kidnap and hide an oil-country prince.
47. Mr. Horn (1979 TV Movie)
180 min | Western
The story of frontiersman Tom Horn, and his career as a cavalry scout, a tracker, a Pinkerton agent and a range detective, and the final events in his life that led to his tragic death.
48. 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.
50. Fry's Planet Word (2011– )
60 min | Documentary
Fry's Planet Word sees Stephen Fry finding out more about linguistic achievements and how our skills for the spoken word have changed. He dissects language in many of its guises.