Most Popular Titles With Tom Waits

1. The Simpsons (1989– )
22 min | Animation, Comedy, Family | Active
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9/10 X  

The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield.

2. The Outsiders (1983)
91 min | Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Metascore: 38/100 (10 reviews)

When two poor greasers, Johnny, and Ponyboy are assaulted by a vicious gang, the socs, and Johnny kills one of the attackers, tension begins to mount between the two rival gangs, setting off a turbulent chain of events.

3. Saturday Night Live (1975– )
90 min | Comedy, Music | Active
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

The classic late night live sketch comedy show.

4. The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009)
123 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Metascore: 65/100 (30 reviews)

A traveling theater company gives its audience much more than they were expecting.

5. Seven Psychopaths (2012)
110 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Metascore: 66/100 (43 reviews)

A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu.

6. The Book of Eli (2010)
118 min | Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Metascore: 53/100 (33 reviews)

A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind.

7. Dracula (1992)
128 min | Horror, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Metascore: 57/100 (17 reviews)

The vampire comes to England to seduce a visitor's fiancée and inflict havoc in the foreign land.

8. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007)
112 min | Biography, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Metascore: 92/100 (36 reviews)

The true story of Elle editor Jean-Dominique Bauby who suffers a stroke and has to live with an almost totally paralyzed body; only his left eye isn't paralyzed.

9. Domino (2005)
127 min | Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  
Metascore: 36/100 (36 reviews)

A recounting of Domino Harvey's life story. The daughter of actor Laurence Harvey turned away from her career as a Ford model to become a bounty hunter.

10. Rumble Fish (1983)
94 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Metascore: 63/100 (8 reviews)

Rusty James, an absent-minded street thug struggles to live up to his legendary older brother's reputation, and longs for the days when gang warfare was going on.

11. Twixt (2011)
88 min | Horror, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Metascore: 40/100 (6 reviews)

A writer with a declining career arrives in a small town as part of his book tour and gets caught up in a murder mystery involving a young girl. That night in a dream, he is approached by a... See full summary »

12. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (1996– )
30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show | Active
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  

America's top fake news show.

13. Mystery Men (1999)
121 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  
Metascore: 65/100 (24 reviews)

A group of inept amateur superheroes must try to save the day when a supervillian threatens to destroy a major superhero and the city.

14. Wristcutters: A Love Story (2006)
88 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Metascore: 62/100 (24 reviews)

A film set in a strange afterlife way station that has been reserved for people who have committed suicide.

15. The Fisher King (1991)
137 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Metascore: 61/100 (9 reviews)

A former radio DJ, suicidally despondent because of a terrible mistake he made, finds redemption in helping a deranged homeless man who was an unwitting victim of that mistake.

16. Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2009– )
60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show | Active
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Comedian Jimmy Fallon hosts a late-night talk show.

17. Short Cuts (1993)
187 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Metascore: 79/100 (22 reviews)

The day-to-day lives of a number of suburban Los Angeles residents.

18. The Cotton Club (1984)
127 min | Crime, Drama, Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The Cotton Club was a famous night club in Harlem. The story follows the people that visited the club, those that ran it, and is peppered with the Jazz music that made it so famous.

19. Down by Law (1986)
107 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

The story of three different men in a Louisiana prison and their eventual journey.

20. Night on Earth (1991)
129 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

An anthology of 5 different cab drivers in 5 American and European cities and their remarkable fares on the same eventful night.

21. The Two Jakes (1990)
137 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Metascore: 56/100 (17 reviews)

The sequel to Chinatown (1974) finds Jake Gittes investigating adultery and murder... and the money that comes from oil.

22. At Play in the Fields of the Lord (1991)
189 min | Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Martin and Hazel Quarrier are small-town fundamentalist missionaries sent to the jungles of South America to convert the Indians. Their remote mission was previously run by the Catholics, ... See full summary »

23. Late Night with David Letterman (1982–1993)
60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

David Letterman hosted this popular late-night comedy/talk-show. Often, Dave would go on location or to the phone lines to play pranks. Some famous features of the show include the "Top Ten... See full summary »

24. Mystery Train (1989)
110 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Three stories are connected by a Memphis hotel and the spirit of Elvis Presley.

25. Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993–2009)
60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Conan O'Brien, a Harvard Lampoon alumnus, hosts this late-night comedy/talk-show which is often silly and whimsical.

26. Paradise Alley (1978)
107 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Three Italian-American brothers, living in the slums of 1940's New York, try to help each other with one's wrestling career using one brother's promotional skills and another brother's con-artist tactics to thwart a sleazy manager.

27. Ironweed (1987)
143 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A schizophrenic drifter spends Halloween in his home town after returning there for the first time in decades.

28. Romeo Is Bleeding (1993)
100 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Detective Jack Grimaldi (Gary Oldman) takes us through his shattered life after encountering the most deadly (and deceptive) criminal he has ever had to deal with. It doesn't help that ... See full summary »

29. One from the Heart (1982)
107 min | Musical, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Metascore: 57/100 (6 reviews)

Hank and Frannie don't seem to be able to live together anymore. After a five-year relationship, lustful and dreamy Fanny leaves down-to-earth Hank on the anniversary of their relationship.... See full summary »

30. Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (2005)
110 min | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A documentary about the Enron corporation, its faulty and corrupt business practices, and how they led to its fall.

31. The Tiger and the Snow (2005)
110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Metascore: 22/100 (10 reviews)

A love-struck Italian poet is stuck in Iraq at the onset of an American invasion.

32. Wolfen (1981)
115 min | Horror, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A New York cop investigates a series of brutal deaths that resemble animal attacks.

33. Until the End of the World (1991)
158 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Set in 1999, a woman (Dommartin) has a car accident with some bank robbers, who enlist her help to take the bank money to a drop in Paris. On the way she runs into another fugitive from the... See full summary »

34. Yes (I) (2004)
100 min | Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Metascore: 55/100 (29 reviews)

In this film, told almost entirely in iambic pentameter, She is a scientist in a loveless marriage to Anthony, a devious politician. He is a Lebanese doctor in self-imposed exile, working ... See full summary »

35. Queens Logic (1991)
100 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

When childhood friends Al, Dennis and Eliot get together for Ray's wedding, which may or may not happen, they end up on a roller-coaster ride through reality. During one tumultuous, crazy ... See full summary »

36. The Mike Douglas Show (1961–1982)
Comedy, Music, Talk-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
37. Cold Feet (1989)
94 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

A psycho-killer with mommy issues, a charming crooked cowboy and their girl steel some jewels. The cowboy decides not to share and goes on the run with the loot. A crazy chase across the country between former partners in crime begins.

38. Fernwood Tonight (1977– )
30 min | Comedy, Talk-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Barth Gimble and Jerry Hubbard are the host of a talk show produced in the fictitious town of Fernwood, Ohio (also the setting of "Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman"). The show featured parodies ... See full summary »

39. Streetwise (1984)
91 min | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Gritty documentary looks at the life and lives of teenagers living on the streets of Seattle.

Writer: Cheryl McCall |  Director: Martin Bell |  Stars: Roberta Joseph Hayes, Baby Gramps, Kim, Lillie
40. Fishing with John (1991 TV Mini-Series)
152 min | Documentary, Comedy, Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Musician John Lurie knows nothing about fishing, but that doesn't stop him from embarking on fishing in exotic locations with friends.

41. Coffee and Cigarettes III (1995)
12 min | Comedy, Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

This shortcut repeats the structure of Coffee and Cigarettes. This time, Iggy Pop and Tom Waits meet in a bar. But, again, we don't know why they agreed to do that in the first place, ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Jarmusch |  Stars: Iggy Pop, Tom Waits
42. Candy Mountain (1988)
91 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A struggling musician sets out to find the legendary guitar maker Elmore Silk, with whom he hopes to strike a deal to make himself rich and famous.

43. Austin City Limits (1975– )
60 min | Documentary, Music | Active
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Established singer-songwriters and acclaimed newcomers perform country, blues, rock, folk, bluegrass, and related styles of music from Studio 6A of public television station KLRU (formerly KLRN) at the University of Texas at Austin.

44. The Stone Boy (1984)
91 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A Midwestern farm family faces major emotional adjustment after a tragedy results in the death of an older brother.

45. Bukowski: Born into This (2003)
130 min | Documentary, Biography
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Metascore: 77/100 (25 reviews)

Documentary on Charles Bukowski, author of 'Notes of a Dirty Old Man', 'Love Is a Dog from Hell', and the autobiographical novels, 'Women', 'Hollywood', and 'Post Office'.

46. Red Hot and Blue (1990 TV Movie)
88 min | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Contemporary pop performers reinterpreting several songs of Cole Porter, in music videos directed by established directors.

47. Whistle Test (1971–1987)
Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Contemporary music show.

48. Dinah! (1974– )
90 min | Talk-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
49. Room 101 (1994– )
29 min | Comedy, Talk-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
50. Roy Orbison and Friends: A Black and White Night (1988 TV Movie)
64 min | Documentary, Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Singer Roy Orbison performs with such musicians as Bruce Springsteen and Tom Waits, among others, in a 1940s-type nightclub setting.