Most Popular Titles With Mike Nichols
- Movies or TV
1. Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)
PG | 87 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
An urbane fox cannot resist returning to his farm raiding ways and then must help his community survive the farmers' retaliation.
2. The Graduate (1967)
Approved | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Recent college graduate Benjamin Braddock is trapped into an affair with Mrs. Robinson, who happens to be the wife of his father's business partner and then finds himself falling in love with her daughter, Elaine.
3. Annie (1982)
PG | 127 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Broadway musical based on the Little Orphan Annie comic strip. A young orphan girls adventures in finding a family that will take her.
5. Friends with Kids (2011)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Two best friends decide to have a child together while keeping their relationship platonic, so they can avoid the toll kids can take on romantic relationships.
6. Charlie Wilson's War (2007)
R | 102 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
A drama based on a Texas congressman Charlie Wilson's covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with the Soviets have some unforeseen and long-reaching effects.
7. The Birdcage (1996)
R | 117 min | Comedy
A gay cabaret owner and his drag queen companion agree to put up a false straight front so that their son can introduce them to his fiancée's right-wing moralistic parents.
8. Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)
TV-MA | 131 min | Drama
A bitter aging couple with the help of alcohol, use a young couple to fuel anguish and emotional pain towards each other.
10. Rampart (2011)
R | 108 min | Crime, Drama
Set in 1999 Los Angeles, veteran police officer Dave Brown, the last of the renegade cops, works to take care of his family, and struggles for his own survival.
11. Solaris (2002)
PG-13 | 99 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A troubled psychologist is sent to investigate the crew of an isolated research station orbiting a bizarre planet.
12. The Remains of the Day (1993)
PG | 134 min | Drama, Romance
A butler who sacrificed body and soul to service in the years post World War II realizes too late how misguided his loyalty has been.
13. Working Girl (1988)
R | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
When a secretary's idea is stolen by her boss, she seizes an opportunity to steal it back by pretending she has her boss's job.
14. Angels in America (2003 TV Mini-Series)
TV-MA | 352 min | Drama, Fantasy
Playwright Tony Kushner adapts his political epic about the AIDS crisis during the mid-eighties, around a group of separate but connected individuals.
16. Annie (1999 TV Movie)
Unrated | 90 min | Family, Comedy, Musical
Eleven-year-old Annie has been living in an orphanage her whole life run by cruel Miss Hannigan. After unsuccessful escape attempts, Grace Farrell comes to take the child home to live two ... See full summary »
17. The Magic School Bus (1994–1998)
TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Fantasy, Adventure
An eccentric schoolteacher takes her class on wonderous educational field trips with the help of a magical schoolbus.
18. Silkwood (1983)
R | 131 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
The story of Karen Silkwood, a metallurgy worker at a plutonium processing plant who was purposefully contaminated, psychologically tortured and possibly murdered to prevent her from exposing blatant worker safety violations at the plant.
19. Today (1952– )
240 min | News, Talk-Show
A daily live broadcast provides current domestic and international news, weather reports and interviews with news-makers from the worlds of politics, business, media, entertainment and sports.
20. Regarding Henry (1991)
PG-13 | 108 min | Drama
Henry is a lawyer who survives a shooting only to find he cannot remember anything. If that weren't enough, Henry also has to recover his speech and mobility, in a life he no longer fits ... See full summary »
22. Postcards from the Edge (1990)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama
Substance-addicted Hollywood actress Suzanne Vale is on the skids. After a spell at a detox centre her film company insists as a condition of continuing to employ her that she live with her... See full summary »
23. Heartburn (1986)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama
An autobiographical look at the breakup of Ephron's marriage to Carl "All the President's Men" Bernstein that was also a best-selling novel. The Ephron character, Rachel is a food writer at... See full summary »
26. Carnal Knowledge (1971)
R | 98 min | Drama
The concurrent sexual lives of best friends Jonathan and Sandy are presented, those lives which are affected by the sexual mores of the time and their own temperament, especially in ... See full summary »
27. The Pallbearer (1996)
PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Romance
A young man's life is thrown into a loop when he is asked to be a pallbearer for the funeral of a classmate he doesn't remember, and his old high school crush temporarily returns to town.
29. What Planet Are You From? (2000)
R | 105 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
A highly-evolved planet, whose denizens feel no emotion and reproduce by cloning, plans to take over Earth from the inside by sending an operative, fashioned with a humming, mechanical ... See full summary »
30. Capturing the Friedmans (2003)
Not Rated | 107 min | Documentary, Biography
Documentary on the Friedmans, a seemingly typical, upper-middleclass Jewish family whose world is instantly transformed when the father and his youngest son are arrested and charged with shocking and horrible crimes.
31. Biloxi Blues (1988)
PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Drama
A group of young recruits go through boot camp during the Second World War in Biloxi Mississippi. From the play by Neil Simon.
32. Wit (2001 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 99 min | Drama
A renowned professor is forced to reassess her life when she is diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer.
33. The Day of the Dolphin (1973)
PG | 104 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Dr Jake Terrell, who has been training a pair of dolphins for many years, has had a breakthrough. He has taught his dolphins to speak and understand English, although they do have a limited... See full summary »
35. Audition (2014)
90 min | Documentary, Drama, Romance | Post-production
A torrid romance is portrayed by one hundred actors who audition for the two lead roles and the chance to perform the final terrifying scene.
37. 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 »
39. Omnibus (1952–1961)
55 min | Drama, History, Music
Starting out as a live show from New York City, "Omnibus" was hosted by Alastair Cooke and featured everything from discussions about science and the arts to original works by such ... See full summary »
41. The Fortune (1975)
PG | 88 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
Two bumbling hustlers in the 1920s attempt to gain the fortune of an heiress. Nothing will stop them . not even murder.
46. Gilda Live (1980)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Documentary
A filmed version of the Broadway show starring comedienne Gilda Radner, complete with the characters she made famous on the TV show "Saturday Night Live."
Writers: Anne Beatts, Lorne Michaels, Marilyn Suzanne Miller, Don Novello, Michael O'Donoghue, Gilda Radner, Paul Shaffer, Rosie Shuster, Alan Zweibel | Directors: Mike Nichols, Lorne Michaels | Stars: Gilda Radner, Don Novello, Paul Shaffer, Nils Nichols
50. The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (1956–1963)
60 min | Music
Dinah hosted this hour-long weekly for seven years. It featured Dinah and guest stars in a variety of songs, skits, production numbers. Also featured: her "See the USA in your Chevrolet" ... See full summary »