Highest Rated Titles With William Goldman
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Biography (1987– )
Robert Redford: Hollywood Outlaw
100 min | Documentary, Biography
Robert Redford has dazzled movie audiences for nearly 40 years-yet his love of privacy and low-key demeanor have made him an uncommonly mysterious figure.
Biography (1987– )
Paul Newman: Hollywood's Charming Rebel
60 min | Documentary, Biography
A portrait of Paul Newman examines his film career, marriage to Joanne Woodward, interest in auto racing and line of food products.
3. 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.
Votes: 601,502 | Gross: $138.34M
6. The Princess Bride (1987)
PG | 98 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
While home sick in bed, a young boy's grandfather reads him a story called The Princess Bride.
Votes: 292,979 | Gross: $30.86M
7. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
M | 110 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Two Western bank/train robbers flee to Bolivia when the law gets too close.
Votes: 151,381 | Gross: $102.31M
8. 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.
Votes: 96,759 | Gross: $53.27M
9. All the President's Men (1976)
PG | 138 min | Biography, Drama, History
12. 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.
Votes: 289 | Gross: $0.15M
16. Misery (1990)
R | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
After a famous author is rescued from a car crash by a fan of his novels, he comes to realize that the care he is receiving is only the beginning of a nightmare of captivity and abuse.
Votes: 132,858 | Gross: $61.28M
17. 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.
18. 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.
19. Chaplin (1992)
PG-13 | 143 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
A film about the troubled and controversial life of the master comedy filmmaker Charles Chaplin.
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
Votes: 42,810 | Gross: $9.49M
20. 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.
21. A Bridge Too Far (1977)
PG | 175 min | Drama, History, War
Operation Market Garden, September 1944: The Allies attempt to capture several strategically important bridges in the Netherlands in the hope of breaking the German lines. However, mismanagement and poor planning result in its failure.
Votes: 40,135 | Gross: $50.80M
22. 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.
Votes: 28,225 | Gross: $24.36M
28. 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.
30. AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: America's Greatest Movies (1998 TV Special)
138 min | Documentary
The American Film Institute commemorates the first century of American films with this awesome made-for-TV special highlighting the greatest 100 American movies as determined by leaders in ... See full summary »
42 min | Documentary, Short
A behind-the-scenes look at the making of the classic western about the lives of two of America's most famous outlaws. Director George Roy Hill narrates this film, talking about some of the... See full summary »
32. 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.
Votes: 82,225 | Gross: $101.63M
33. Harper (1966)
Not Rated | 121 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Lew Harper, a cool private investigator, is hired by a wealthy California matron to locate her kidnapped husband.
34. Soldier in the Rain (1963)
88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The bond of friendship between a worldly-wise Army Master Sergeant and his naive worshiper.
35. Amateur (II) (2005)
19 min | Short, Comedy
Shawn Kline borrows $3,500 from his little sister's Bat Mitzvah fund and heads to Las Vegas with two friends to make his first Amateur Porn film.
37. 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.
38. Hearts in Atlantis (2001)
PG-13 | 101 min | Drama, Mystery
A widowed mother and her son change when a mysterious stranger enters their lives.
Votes: 30,261 | Gross: $24.19M
39. 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.
American Masters (1985– )
Clint Eastwood: Out of the Shadows
87 min | Documentary, Biography
Documentary that explores actor/director Clint Eastwood and his art by juxtaposing each major stage in his life with a corresponding stage in the thematic development of his work. Clint ... See full summary »
42. 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.
Votes: 46,093 | Gross: $38.55M
43. The War of the Roses (1989)
R | 116 min | Comedy, Romance
A married couple try everything to get each other to leave the house in a vicious divorce battle.
Votes: 37,749 | Gross: $83.70M
44. 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...
49. 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 »
50. 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 »