Most Rated Titles With Sam Shepard
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1. The Notebook (2004)
PG-13 | 123 min | Drama, Romance
A poor and passionate young man falls in love with a rich young woman and gives her a sense of freedom. They soon are separated by their social differences.
Votes: 394,941 | Gross: $0.06M
2. Black Hawk Down (2001)
R | 144 min | Drama, History, War
123 elite U.S. soldiers drop into Somalia to capture two top lieutenants of a renegade warlord and find themselves in a desperate battle with a large force of heavily-armed Somalis.
Votes: 291,068 | Gross: $108.64M
3. Safe House (2012)
R | 115 min | Action, Crime, Mystery
A young CIA agent is tasked with looking after a fugitive in a safe house. But when the safe house is attacked, he finds himself on the run with his charge.
Votes: 166,308 | Gross: $126.15M
4. Swordfish (2001)
R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A covert counter-terrorist unit called Black Cell led by Gabriel Shear wants the money to help finance their war against international terrorism, but it's all locked away. Gabriel brings in convicted hacker Stanley Jobson to help him.
Votes: 155,274 | Gross: $69.77M
R | 160 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Robert Ford, who's idolized Jesse James since childhood, tries hard to join the reforming gang of the Missouri outlaw, but gradually becomes resentful of the bandit leader.
Votes: 135,739 | Gross: $3.90M
6. Mud (2012)
PG-13 | 130 min | Drama
Two young boys encounter a fugitive and form a pact to help him evade the vigilantes that are on his trail and to reunite him with his true love.
Votes: 134,731 | Gross: $21.59M
7. Killing Them Softly (2012)
R | 97 min | Crime, Thriller
Jackie Cogan is an enforcer hired to restore order after three dumb guys rob a Mob protected card game, causing the local criminal economy to collapse.
Votes: 111,311 | Gross: $14.94M
8. Brothers (I) (2009)
R | 105 min | Drama, Thriller
A young man comforts his older brother's wife and children after he goes missing in Afghanistan.
Votes: 87,820 | Gross: $28.50M
9. Out of the Furnace (2013)
R | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
When Rodney Baze mysteriously disappears and law enforcement doesn't follow through fast enough, his older brother, Russell, takes matters into his own hands to find justice.
Votes: 82,724 | Gross: $11.33M
10. August: Osage County (2013)
R | 121 min | Drama
A look at the lives of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose paths have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Oklahoma house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them.
Votes: 67,505 | Gross: $37.74M
12. The Pelican Brief (1993)
PG-13 | 141 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A law student uncovers a conspiracy, putting herself and others in danger.
Votes: 59,362 | Gross: $100.77M
13. Paris, Texas (1984)
R | 147 min | Drama
Travis Henderson, an aimless drifter who has been missing for four years, wanders out of the desert and must reconnect with society, himself, his life, and his family.
14. Stealth (2005)
PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Deeply ensconced in a top-secret military program, three pilots struggle to bring an artificial intelligence program under control before it initiates the next world war.
Votes: 45,379 | Gross: $31.70M
15. The Right Stuff (1983)
PG | 193 min | Adventure, Drama, History
The story of the original Mercury 7 astronauts and their macho, seat-of-the-pants approach to the space program.
Votes: 45,142 | Gross: $21.50M
16. The Pledge (I) (2001)
R | 124 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A retiring police chief pledges to catch the killer of a young child.
Votes: 42,532 | Gross: $19.72M
17. Fair Game (I) (2010)
PG-13 | 108 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
CIA operative Valerie Plame discovers her identity is allegedly leaked by the government as payback for an op-ed article her husband wrote criticizing the Bush administration.
Votes: 38,428 | Gross: $9.53M
18. Days of Heaven (1978)
PG | 94 min | Drama, Romance
A hot-tempered farm laborer convinces the woman he loves to marry their rich but dying boss so that they can have a claim to his fortune.
19. Steel Magnolias (1989)
PG | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A young beautician, newly arrived in a small Louisiana town, finds work at the local salon, where a small group of women share a close bond of friendship and welcome her into the fold.
Votes: 34,565 | Gross: $83.76M
20. Bandidas (2006)
PG-13 | 93 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
In turn-of-the-century Mexico, two very different women become a bank-robbing duo in an effort to combat a ruthless enforcer terrorizing their town.
21. Midnight Special (2016)
PG-13 | 112 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
A father and son go on the run, pursued by the government and a cult drawn to the child's special powers.
Votes: 28,777 | Gross: $3.71M
22. Charlotte's Web (2006)
G | 97 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Wilbur the pig is scared of the end of the season, because he knows that come that time, he will end up on the dinner table. He hatches a plan with Charlotte, a spider that lives in his pen, to ensure that this will never happen.
Votes: 27,736 | Gross: $82.51M
23. Cold in July (2014)
R | 109 min | Crime, Thriller
When a protective father meets a murderous ex-con, both need to deviate from the path they are on as they soon find themselves entangled in a downwards spiral of lies and violence while having to confront their own inner psyche.
Votes: 25,589 | Gross: $0.41M
24. Bloodline (2015– )
TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Thriller
A family of adult siblings find that their past secrets and scars are revealed when their black sheep of a brother returns home.
25. Fitzcarraldo (1982)
PG | 158 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
The story of Brian Sweeney Fitzgerald, an extremely determined man who intends to build an opera house in the middle of a jungle.
26. The Accidental Husband (2008)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Romance
When talk radio host Emma Lloyd advises one of her listeners to break up with her boyfriend, the jilted ex sets about getting his revenge.
27. Snow Falling on Cedars (1999)
PG-13 | 127 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A U.S. Japanese fisherman may have killed his neighbor Carl at sea. In the 1950s, race figures into the trial. So does reporter Ishmael.
Votes: 12,365 | Gross: $14.38M
28. All the Pretty Horses (2000)
PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, Romance, Western
Two Texas cowboys head to Mexico in search of work, but soon find themselves in trouble with the law after one of them falls in love with a wealthy rancher's daughter.
Votes: 11,356 | Gross: $15.53M
29. Thunderheart (1992)
R | 119 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
A young mixed-blood FBI agent is assigned to work with a cynical veteran investigator on a murder on a poverty-stricken Sioux reservation.
Votes: 11,354 | Gross: $22.66M
30. Zabriskie Point (1970)
R | 110 min | Drama
An epic portrait of late Sixties America, as seen through the portrayal of two of its children: anthropology student Daria (who's helping a property developer build a village in the Los ... See full summary »
31. Baby Boom (1987)
PG | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The life of super-yuppie J.C. is thrown into turmoil when she inherits a baby from a distant relative.
Votes: 10,448 | Gross: $26.71M
32. The Return (I) (2006)
PG-13 | 85 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Joanna Mills, a traveling business woman, begins having nightmares of a murder that occurred 15 years ago. Soon she is drawn to an old farmhouse, where the murder took place.
Votes: 10,060 | Gross: $7.74M
33. Hamlet (2000)
R | 112 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
Modern-day New York City adaptation of Shakespeare's immortal story about Hamlet's plight to avenge his father's murder.
Votes: 8,038 | Gross: $1.57M
34. Blackthorn (2011)
R | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Western
In Bolivia, Butch Cassidy (now calling himself James Blackthorn) pines for one last sight of home, an adventure that aligns him with a young robber and makes the duo a target for gangs and lawmen alike.
Votes: 7,365 | Gross: $0.20M
35. Don't Come Knocking (2005)
R | 122 min | Drama, Music
Howard Spence (Sam Shepard) has seen better days. Once a big Western movie star, he now drowns his disgust for his selfish and failed life with alcohol, drugs and young women. If he were to... See full summary »
Votes: 6,489 | Gross: $0.44M
36. Inhale (2010)
Not Rated | 83 min | Drama, Thriller
A couple goes to dangerous lengths to find a lung donor for their daughter.
Votes: 5,445 | Gross: $0.00M
37. Frances (1982)
R | 140 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
The story of Frances Farmer's meteoric rise to fame in Hollywood and the tragic turn her life took when she was blacklisted.
Votes: 5,287 | Gross: $5.00M
38. Klondike (2014 TV Mini-Series)
274 min | Adventure, Drama, Western
The lives of two childhood best friends, Bill and Epstein, in the late 1890s as they flock to the gold rush capital in the untamed Yukon Territory. This man-versus-nature tale places our ... See full summary »
39. Blind Horizon (2003)
R | 99 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Frank loses his memory after being shot in small desert town in Texas. As he tries to retrace his steps and figure out his true identity, Frank believes he may be part of a plot to ... See full summary »
40. Simpatico (1999)
R | 106 min | Drama, Comedy, Crime
As youths in Azusa, Vinnie, Carter, and Rosie pull off a racing scam, substituting winners for plodders and winning big bucks on long odds. When an official uncovers the scam, they set him ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,982 | Gross: $0.90M
42. Crimes of the Heart (1986)
PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama
Three sisters with quite different personalities and lives reunite when the youngest of them, Babe, has just shot her husband. The oldest sister, Lenny, takes care of their grandfather and ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,850 | Gross: $22.91M
43. Darling Companion (2012)
PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The story of a woman who loves her dog more than her husband. And then her husband loses the dog.
Votes: 2,539 | Gross: $0.79M
44. Voyager (1991)
PG-13 | 117 min | Drama, Romance
Walter Faber has survived a crash with an airplane. His next trip is by ship. On board this ship he meets the enchanting Sabeth and they have a passionate love affair. Together they travel ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,330 | Gross: $0.52M
45. Curse of the Starving Class (1994)
R | 102 min | Drama
Sam Shepard's coming of age drama about a dirt-poor 1950's-era farm family. Dad's a foul talking drunk and Mom is desperately trying to save what's left of their family life.
46. Resurrection (1980)
PG | 103 min | Drama, Fantasy
Edna Mae Macaulay experiences the afterlife for a brief time after a car accident that kills her husband. As she begins her long process of physical healing, she discovers that she has the ... See full summary »
47. Fool for Love (1985)
R | 106 min | Drama
May is waiting for her boyfriend in a run-down American motel, when an old flame turns up and threatens to undermine her efforts and drag her back into the life that she was running away from. The situation soon turns complicated.
Votes: 1,725 | Gross: $0.47M
49. Country (1984)
PG | 105 min | Drama
Gilbert Ivy and his wife Jewell are farmers. They seem to be working against the odds, producing no financial surplus. Gilbert has lost hope of ever becoming prosperous, but his wife ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,375 | Gross: $8.40M
50. Streets of Laredo (1995 TV Mini-Series)
300 min | Drama, Western
Captain Woodrow Call, now retired from the Rangers, is a bounty hunter. He is hired by an eastern rail baron to track down Joey Garza, a new kind of killer, only a boy, who kills from a ... See full summary »