Most Popular Titles With Robert Elswit

1. Boogie Nights (1997)
155 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Metascore: 85/100 (28 reviews)

The story of a young man's adventures in the Californian pornography industry of the late 1970s and early 1980s.

2. Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
124 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
Metascore: 78/100 (15 reviews)

After the rebels have been brutally overpowered by the Empire on their newly established base, Luke Skywalker takes advanced Jedi training with Master Yoda, while his friends are pursued by Darth Vader as part of his plan to capture Luke.

3. There Will Be Blood (2007)
158 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Metascore: 92/100 (39 reviews)

A story of family, religion, hatred, oil and madness, focusing on a turn-of-the-century prospector in the early days of the business.

4. Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)
133 min | Action, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Metascore: 73/100 (38 reviews)

The IMF is shut down when it's implicated in the bombing of the Kremlin, causing Ethan Hunt and his new team to go rogue to clear their organization's name.

5. Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)
134 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Metascore: 52/100 (14 reviews)

After rescuing Han Solo from the palace of Jabba the Hutt, the Rebels attempt to destroy the Second Death Star, while Luke Skywalker tries to bring his father back to the Light Side of the Force.

6. The Town (2010)
125 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Metascore: 74/100 (42 reviews)

As he plans his next job, a longtime thief tries to balance his feelings for a bank manager connected to one of his earlier heists, as well as the FBI agent looking to bring him and his crew down.

7. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
115 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Metascore: 94/100 (26 reviews)

A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home-world.

8. The Bourne Legacy (2012)
135 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Metascore: 61/100 (42 reviews)

An expansion of the universe from Robert Ludlum's novels, centered on a new hero whose stakes have been triggered by the events of the previous three films.

9. Michael Clayton (2007)
119 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Metascore: 82/100 (36 reviews)

A law firm brings in its "fixer" to remedy the situation after a lawyer has a breakdown while representing a chemical company that he knows is guilty in a multi-billion dollar class action suit.

10. Magnolia (1999)
188 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  
Metascore: 77/100 (34 reviews)

An epic mosaic of interrelated characters in search of love, forgiveness, and meaning in the San Fernando Valley.

11. Salt (2010)
100 min | Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Metascore: 65/100 (42 reviews)

A CIA agent goes on the run after a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy.

12. Mission: Impossible 5 (2015)
Action, Adventure, Thriller | Pre-production

The plot is unknown at this time.

13. Syriana (2005)
128 min | Drama, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
Metascore: 76/100 (40 reviews)

A politically-charged epic about the state of the oil industry in the hands of those personally involved and affected by it.

14. Inherent Vice (2014)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance | Post-production

In Los Angeles in 1970, drug-fueled detective Larry "Doc" Sportello investigates the disappearance of a former girlfriend.

15. Punch-Drunk Love (2002)
95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Metascore: 78/100 (37 reviews)

A psychologically troubled novelty supplier is nudged towards a romance with an English woman, all the while being extorted by a phone-sex line run by a crooked mattress salesman, and purchasing stunning amounts of pudding.

16. 8MM (1999)
123 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Metascore: 19/100 (20 reviews)

A private investigator is hired to discover if a "snuff film" is authentic or not.

17. The Men Who Stare at Goats (2009)
94 min | Comedy, War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Metascore: 54/100 (33 reviews)

A reporter in Iraq might just have the story of a lifetime when he meets Lyn Cassady, a guy who claims to be a former member of the U.S. Army's New Earth Army, a unit that employs paranormal powers in their missions.

18. Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
119 min | Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Metascore: 56/100 (21 reviews)

James Bond heads to stop a media mogul's plan to induce war between China and the UK in order to obtain exclusive global media coverage.

19. The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992)
110 min | Drama, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

After her humiliated husband kills himself, an embittered pregnant widow loses her child, and embarks on a mission of vengeance against a woman and her family.

20. Hard Eight (1996)
101 min | Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Metascore: 78/100 (14 reviews)

John has lost all his money. He sits outside a diner in the desert when Sydney happens along, buys him coffee, then takes him to Reno and shows him how to get a free room without losing ... See full summary »

21. Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)
93 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Metascore: 80/100 (41 reviews)

Broadcast journalist Edward R. Murrow looks to bring down Senator Joseph McCarthy.

22. Gigli (2003)
121 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.3/10 X  
Metascore: 18/100 (37 reviews)

The violent story about how a criminal lesbian, a tough-guy hit-man with a heart of gold, and a mentally challenged man came to be best friends through a hostage.

23. The Burning Plain (2008)
107 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Metascore: 45/100 (18 reviews)

A drama with a two-tiered storyline concerning a mother and daughter who try to form a bond after the young woman's difficult childhood.

24. Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)
132 min | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Metascore: 48/100 (10 reviews)

When a destructive space entity is spotted approaching Earth, Admiral Kirk resumes command of the Starship Enterprise in order to intercept, examine and hopefully stop the intruder.

25. Runaway Jury (2003)
127 min | Drama, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Metascore: 61/100 (38 reviews)

A juror on the inside and a woman on the outside manipulate a court trial involving a major gun manufacturer.

26. Duplicity (2009)
125 min | Crime, Romance, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Metascore: 69/100 (34 reviews)

A pair of corporate spies who share a steamy past hook up to pull off the ultimate con job on their respective bosses.

27. Nightcrawler (2014)
Crime, Drama | Post-production

A young man stumbles upon the underground world of L.A. freelance crime journalism.

28. Heist (2001)
109 min | Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Metascore: 66/100 (33 reviews)

A jewel thief's nephew is sent along on a heist to ensure a longtime partner in crime stays honest about the division of the loot.

29. The Sure Thing (1985)
100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A college student plans a cross-country trip to get laid, but ends up traveling with a young woman. They hate each other, so naturally...

30. The River Wild (1994)
108 min | Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Rafting expert Gail takes on a pair of armed killers while navigating a spectacularly violent river.

31. Bad Influence (1990)
99 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Michael, a wimpy young executive, is about to get pulverized by a jealous boyfriend in a bar when a handsome, mysterious stranger steps in--and then disappears. Later that night, while ... See full summary »

32. Redbelt (2008)
99 min | Drama, Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Metascore: 69/100 (32 reviews)

A fateful event leads to a job in the film business for top mixed-martial arts instructor Mike Terry. Though he refuses to participate in prize bouts, circumstances conspire to force him to consider entering such a competition.

33. American Dreamz (2006)
107 min | Comedy, Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Metascore: 45/100 (37 reviews)

The new season of "American Dreamz," the wildly popular television singing contest, has captured the country's attention, as the competition looks to be between a young Midwestern gal (Moore) and a showtunes-loving young man from Orange County (Golzari). Recently awakened President Staton (Quaid) even wants in on the craze, as he signs up for the potential explosive season finale.

34. Criminal Justice (2013– )
Crime, Drama | Completed
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

After a night of partying with a female stranger, a man wakes up to find her stabbed to death and is charged with her murder.

35. Impostor (2001)
95 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller, Action, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Metascore: 33/100 (26 reviews)

In the future, an alien race uses androids as bombs to attack Earth. A government weapons specialist is accused of being one such android and sets out to prove his innocence.

36. Bounce (2000)
106 min | Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Metascore: 52/100 (31 reviews)

A man switches plane tickets with another man who dies in that plane in a crash. The man falls in love with the deceased one's wife.

37. Return of the Living Dead Part II (1988)
89 min | Comedy, Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Curious kids unearth the barrels that helped revive the dead of the first film, which proves the second time's an undead charm.

38. Heart of Dixie (1989)
95 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Three young sorority women try to find love with potential men, while worrying about changes in their way of life when integration begins at their college in 1957 segregated Alabama.

39. Waterland (1992)
95 min | Drama, Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Tom Crick, a high school history teacher, is having trouble connecting - with his class, with his wife. He ventures into telling his class stories about his young adulthood in the Fens ... See full summary »

40. The Pallbearer (1996)
98 min | Comedy, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

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.

41. Trick or Treat (1986)
98 min | Comedy, Horror, Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Sammi Curr was a famous, devil-worshiping rock star who died under mysterious circumstances. Now he wants to come back to life. Doing so requires possessing radio wave & automobiles and making a few human sacrifices.

42. Shine a Light (2008)
122 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Metascore: 76/100 (36 reviews)

A career-spanning documentary on the Rolling Stones, with concert footage from their "A Bigger Bang" tour.

43. Desert Hearts (1985)
96 min | Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

It is 1950s Nevada, and Professor Vivian Bell arrives to get a divorce. She's unsatisfied with her marriage, and feels out of place at the ranch she stays on, she finds herself increasingly... See full summary »

44. Boys (1996)
86 min | Mystery, Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Patty Vare falls off a horse and is found unconscious by prep school student John Baker. He takes her to his dorm. As he quickly discovers, she is hiding from something. For John this ... See full summary »

45. How I Got Into College (1989)
86 min | Comedy, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

The simple story of two young Michigan high school students, Jessica, Class President, Local Smart Girl, and object of Marlon's affections attempt to get into a small Pennsylvania college. ... See full summary »

46. Lost Masterpieces of Pornography (2010 Video)
Short, Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
47. Moving Violations (1985)
90 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

The goofy students of a remedial drivers education class find themselves butting heads with their abusive police instructors.

48. The 80th Annual Academy Awards (2008 TV Special)
197 min
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

In the annual awards presentation, the nominated films include Atonement (2007), Juno (2007), Michael Clayton (2007), No Country for Old Men (2007), and There Will Be Blood (2007).

49. A Killing in a Small Town (1990 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The gory ax-murder of one mousy, suburban Texas housewife by another is nearly as shocking as the excuse offered by the bespectacled defendant's attorney: self-defense. Could it be so?

50. A Dangerous Woman (1993)
102 min | Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Martha Horgan, a naive woman with an intellectual impairment who lives with her aunt Frances in a small town, is known for always telling the truth. She works at a dry cleaner, where her ... See full summary »