Highest Rated Titles With Sam Shepard
- Movies or TV
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (1967–1973)
TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Musical
Writers: Paul Keyes, Hugh Wedlock Jr., Allan Manings, Chris Bearde, David Panich, Coslough Johnson, Marc London, Dave Cox, Jim Carlson, Jack Mendelsohn, Jim Mulligan, Phil Hahn, Jack Hanrahan | Director: Gordon Wiles | Stars: Dan Rowan, Dick Martin, Bobby Darin, Judy Carne
Klondike (2014– )
Adventure, Drama, Western
Two friends (Bill and Epstein) travel to Dawson City, Yukon to find gold and strike it "rich" in the Klondike in the summer of 1897.
9. Cold in July (2014)
109 min | Drama, Thriller
In 1980s East Texas, two fathers pitted against each other in revenge must band together to uncover a darker truth.
12. Paris, Texas (1984)
R | 147 min | Drama
A man wanders out of the desert after a four year absence. His brother finds him, and together they return to L.A. to reunite the man with his young son. Soon after, he and the boy set out ... See full summary »
13. 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.
15. 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.
16. 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.
18. One Fast Move or I'm Gone: Kerouac's Big Sur (2008)
98 min | Documentary, Music
"One Fast Move or I'm Gone: Kerouac's Big Sur" examines Jack Kerouac's escape from post "On The Road" fame to his dream of an isolated retreat in a cabin at Big Sur where he searches for ... See full summary »
19. The Right Stuff (1983)
R | 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.
20. Klondike (2014 TV Mini-Series)
46 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 »
21. Loot (2008)
86 min | Documentary
During WWII, Darrel was stationed in Europe. Andrew was fighting in the Philippines. In the chaos of combat, each stole valuable treasures and hid them overseas before returning to civilian... See full summary »
22. Black Hawk Down (2001)
R | 144 min | Drama, History, Thriller
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.
23. The Holy Modal Rounders: Bound to Lose (2006)
87 min | Documentary, Music
After 40 years of unpredictable live shows, drug addictions & breakdowns, psychedelic folk rock legends, The Holy Modal Rounders survived one of the strangest careers in music
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.
25. Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction (2012)
77 min | Documentary
HARRY DEAN STANTON: PARTLY FICTION is a mesmerizing, impressionistic portrait of the iconic actor comprised of intimate moments, film clips from some of his 250 films and his own ... See full summary »
27. 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.
Streets of Laredo (1995– )
Captain Woodrow Coll returns to his old profession of Texas Ranger in order to track down a killer who likes robbing trains and murdering victims on a whim.
30. 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.
31. Frances (1982)
R | 140 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
The true story of Frances Farmer's meteoric rise to fame in Hollywood and the tragic turn her life took when she was blacklisted.
32. 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 »
33. 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 »
35. The Essence of Combat: Making 'Black Hawk Down' (2002 Video)
150 min | Documentary
Nearly every possible element to making the film Black Hawk Down (2001) is examined here in great detail. Both behind the scenes material and interviews with the cast, crew and actual rangers inform us how this film was pulled off so perfectly.
37. Steel Magnolias (1989)
PG | 117 min | Drama, Romance
Revolving around Truvy's Beauty Parlor in a small parish in modern-day Louisiana, STEEL MAGNOLIAS is the story of a close-knit circle of friends whose lives come together there. As the ... See full summary »
38. Brothers (I) (2009)
R | 105 min | Drama, Thriller, War
A young man comforts his older brother's wife and children after he goes missing in Afghanistan.
40. Zabriskie Point (1970)
R | 110 min | Drama, Romance
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 »
42. Me and My Brother (1969)
91 min | Drama
Julius Orlovsky, after spending years in a New York mental hospital, emerges catatonic and must rely on his brother Peter, who lives with poet Allen Ginsberg. When Julius wanders off in the... See full summary »
44. 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.
46. 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.
47. 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.
48. The Pledge (2001)
R | 124 min | Drama, Crime, Mystery
A retiring police chief pledges to catch the killer of a young child.
49. Snow Falling on Cedars (1999)
PG-13 | 127 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A Japanese-American fisherman may have killed his neighbor Carl at sea. In the 1950's, race figures in the trial. So does reporter Ishmael.
50. 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.