Highest Rated Titles With Donald E. Thorin
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5. A Circle of Children (1977 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama
A teacher at a school for emotionally disturbed children takes an interest in one particular child who doesn't talk but emits a stream of gibberish.
7. Thief (1981)
R | 122 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Coming closer to his dream of leading a normal life, a professional safecracker agrees to do a job for the Mafia, who has other plans for him.
Votes: 18,766 | Gross: $11.49M
8. Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974)
PG | 112 min | Drama, Romance
A recently widowed woman is on the road with her precocious young son, determined to make a new life for herself as a singer.
Votes: 17,087 | Gross: $17.60M
12. The Young Lions (1958)
Approved | 167 min | Action, Drama, War
The destiny of three soldiers during World War II. The German officer Christian Diestl approves less and less of the war. Jewish-American Noah Ackerman deals with antisemitism at home and ... See full summary »
14. An Officer and a Gentleman (1982)
R | 124 min | Drama, Romance
A young man must complete his work at a Navy Flight school to become an aviator, with the help of a tough gunnery sergeant and his new girlfriend.
Votes: 41,124 | Gross: $129.80M
15. A Summer Without Boys (1973 TV Movie)
74 min | Drama, Romance, War
A middle-aged woman going through a divorce takes her daughter to a summer lodge, where she finds herself competing with her daughter for the lodge's handyman.
17. Let's Do It Again (1975)
PG | 110 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Two Atlanta men raise funds for their charity by rigging boxing matches in New Orleans but their tricks attract the mob's attention.
18. Gauguin the Savage (1980 TV Movie)
125 min | Biography, Drama
Based on the turbulent life of the temperamental French painter, Paul Gauguin, and his compulsive search for creative freedom which caused him to abandon his wife and five children in Paris for a life of contentement in Tahiti.
19. Nothing to Lose (1997)
R | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
When a man (Robbins) believes he has discovered that his wife is having an affair with his boss, it sets off a chain reaction of events. First he wanders into a ghetto where a robber (... See full summary »
Votes: 38,429 | Gross: $44.46M
20. Mischief (1985)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Romance
In 1956, the shy Jonathan's luck with girls changes when he wins the rebellious Gene as a friend in his last year of high school. Gene is adored by many girls and manages to teach Jonathan ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,391 | Gross: $8.69M
21. Purple Rain (1984)
R | 111 min | Drama, Music, Musical
A young musician, tormented by an abusive situation at home, must contend with a rival singer, a burgeoning romance, and his own dissatisfied band, as his star begins to rise.
Votes: 16,269 | Gross: $68.39M
22. Hearts of the West (1975)
PG | 102 min | Western, Comedy
Lewis Tater writes Wild West dime novels and dreams of actually becoming a cowboy. When he goes west to find his dream, he finds himself in possession of the loot box of two crooks who ... See full summary »
23. Lock Up (1989)
R | 109 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
With only six months left of his sentence, inmate Frank Leone is transferred from a minimum security prison to a maximum security prison by a vindictive warden.
Votes: 32,432 | Gross: $22.10M
24. Boys on the Side (1995)
R | 115 min | Comedy, Drama
Jane is a night club singer, out of work. Robin is a quirky real estate agent looking for a ride-share to accompany her to California. Her advertisement is answered by Jane, who at first ... See full summary »
Votes: 10,281 | Gross: $23.45M
25. One on One (1977)
PG | 98 min | Drama, Sport
Henry Steele is a basketball phenom at his small town high school, but when he matriculates to a big city university on a scholarship, soon realizes that he has few skills outside the sport... See full summary »
26. Report to the Commissioner (1975)
PG | 112 min | Crime, Drama
Police officer Patty Butler, alias "Chicklet," is the live-in girlfriend of Thomas 'Stick' Henderson to gather evidence. Detective Bo Lockley is instructed to try to find her, not knowing she's also a cop.
27. Sheila Levine Is Dead and Living in New York (1975)
PG | 113 min | Comedy
Sheila Levine is a Jewish-American princess and a native of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. An innovative, bright, but painfully introverted individual, she comes to New York City with her mother... See full summary »
28. Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995)
PG-13 | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Ace Ventura, Pet Detective, returns from a spiritual quest to investigate the disappearance of a rare white bat, the sacred animal of a tribe in Africa.
Votes: 174,616 | Gross: $108.39M
29. Tango & Cash (1989)
R | 104 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Framed by their ruthless arch-nemesis, a mismatched LAPD crime-fighting duo has to put its differences aside to even the score with the evil kingpin who put them behind bars once and for all.
Votes: 82,137 | Gross: $63.41M
32. Comes a Horseman (1978)
PG | 118 min | Drama, Western, Romance
Ella Connors is a single woman who gets pressured to sell her failing cattle farm to her corrupt ex suitor, Jacob Ewing. She asks for help from her neighbor, Frank Athearn. As Ella and ... See full summary »
33. Walking Through the Fire (1979 TV Movie)
143 min | Drama
A young wife discovers that she has Hodgkin's Disease. It can be treated, but complicating the situation is the fact that she is pregnant and the treatment can endanger the life of her unborn baby as well as herself.
35. Undercover Blues (1993)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Crime
A wise-cracking husband and wife team of ex-Spies arrive in New Orleans on maternity leave with their baby girl. There they are hassled by muggers, the police and their FBI boss, who wants ... See full summary »
Votes: 6,558 | Gross: $12.42M
36. Against All Odds (1984)
R | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
A gangster hires an ex-football player to find his girlfriend. When he finds her, they fall in love, and the twists start to appear.
Votes: 8,755 | Gross: $25.10M
37. Shaft (2000)
R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
New York City police detective John Shaft (nephew of the original 1970s detective) goes on a personal mission to make sure the son of a real estate tycoon is brought to justice after a racially-motivated murder.
Votes: 62,020 | Gross: $70.33M
38. The Golden Child (1986)
PG-13 | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A private detective specializing in missing children is charged with the task of finding a special child who dark forces want to eliminate.
Votes: 43,506 | Gross: $79.82M
40. Mickey Blue Eyes (1999)
PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
An English auctioneer proposes to the daughter of a Mafia kingpin, only to realize that certain "favors" would be asked of him.
Votes: 31,370 | Gross: $33.86M
42. The Couch Trip (1988)
R | 97 min | Comedy
The escaped delinquent John W. Burns, Jr. replaces Dr. Maitlin on a radio show, saying he's the psychiatrist Lawrence Baird. His tactless radio show is a hit, and he becomes very popular. ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,991 | Gross: $11.01M
43. Troop Beverly Hills (1989)
PG | 105 min | Adventure, Comedy
A soon to be divorced Beverly Hills socialite is determined to prove to her husband and herself that she can finish what she starts out to do, by becoming a den mother to a troop of Beverly Hills Girl Scouts.
Votes: 8,022 | Gross: $8.51M
44. Head of State (2003)
PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy
When a presidential candidate dies unexpectedly in the middle of the campaign, Washington, D.C. alderman, Mays Gilliam is unexpectedly picked as his replacement.
Votes: 15,815 | Gross: $37.79M
45. Out on a Limb (1992)
PG | 93 min | Comedy
Matthew Broderick goes Out on a Limb in this surprising adventure about a financial whiz who takes a wild detour to come to the aid of his kid sister in the small logging town of Buzzsaw.
Votes: 1,375 | Gross: $1.66M
47. Die Laughing (1980)
PG | 108 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
A San Francisco cab driver finds himself in possession of a monkey that is carrying a formula for turning atomic waste into a plutonium bomb. He finds himself framed for a murder and chased all over town by people trying to get the formula.
50. American Anthem (1986)
PG-13 | 102 min | Drama, Sport
Steve is a talented gymnast who has given up competition and is working at his father's bike shop. Julie is the new girl at his old gym, who has moved to town to train with their powerful ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,292 | Gross: $4.85M