Most Voted Titles With Ralph Burns
- Movies or TV
1. Chicago (2002)
PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical
Murderesses Velma Kelly (a chanteuse and tease who killed her husband and sister after finding them in bed together) and Roxie Hart (who killed her boyfriend when she discovered he wasn't going to make her a star) find themselves on death row together and fight for the fame that will keep them from the gallows in 1920s Chicago.
2. The Addams Family (1991)
PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Fantasy
Con artists plan to fleece the eccentric family using an accomplice who claims to be their long lost Uncle Fester.
3. National Lampoon's Vacation (1983)
R | 98 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance
The Griswold family's cross-country drive to the Walley World theme park proves to be much more arduous than they ever anticipated.
4. Cabaret (1972)
PG | 124 min | Drama, Musical
A female girlie club entertainer in Weimar Republic era Berlin romances two men while the Nazi Party rises to power around them.
5. History of the World: Part I (1981)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Musical
Mel Brooks brings his one-of-a-kind comic touch to the history of mankind covering events from the Old Testament to the French Revolution in a series of episodic comedy vignettes.
6. Bananas (1971)
PG-13 | 82 min | Comedy
When a bumbling New Yorker is dumped by his activist girlfriend, he travels to a tiny Latin American nation and becomes involved in its latest rebellion.
7. Annie (1982)
PG | 127 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Broadway musical based on the Little Orphan Annie comic strip. A young orphan girls adventures in finding a family that will take her.
8. All Dogs Go to Heaven (1989)
G | 89 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama
A dog returns from the dead looking for revenge on his killer using an orphan girl who can talk to animals.
Writers: Don Bluth, Ken Cromar, Gary Goldman, Larry Leker, Linda Miller, Monica Parker, John Pomeroy, Guy Shulman, David J. Steinberg, David N. Weiss | Directors: Don Bluth, Gary Goldman, Dan Kuenster | Stars: Dom DeLuise, Burt Reynolds, Judith Barsi, Melba Moore
9. All That Jazz (1979)
R | 123 min | Drama, Fantasy, Music
Director/choreographer Bob Fosse tells his own life story as he details the sordid life of Joe Gideon (Roy Scheider), a womanizing, drug-using dancer.
10. The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984)
G | 94 min | Comedy, Family, Musical
Kermit and his friends go to New York to get their musical on Broadway only to find it's a more difficult task than they anticipated.
11. High Anxiety (1977)
PG | 94 min | Comedy
Dr. Richard Thorndyke arrives as new administrator of the Psychoneurotic Institute for the Very, VERY Nervous to discover some suspicious goings-on. When he's framed for murder, Dr. ... See full summary »
12. New York, New York (1977)
PG | 155 min | Drama, Music, Musical
An egotistical saxophone player and a young singer meet on V-J Day and embark upon a strained and rocky romance, even as their careers begin a long uphill climb.
13. Lenny (1974)
R | 111 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
The story of acerbic 1960s comic Lenny Bruce, whose groundbreaking, no-holds-barred style and social commentary was often deemed by the Establishment as too obscene for the public.
14. Urban Cowboy (1980)
PG | 132 min | Drama, Western
John Travolta stars as a young man from the country who learns about life and love in a Houston bar.
15. To Be or Not to Be (1983)
PG | 107 min | Drama, War, Comedy
A bad Polish actor is just trying to make a living when what should intrude but World War II in the form of an invasion. His wife has the habit of entertaining young Polish officers while ... See full summary »
16. A Chorus Line (1985)
PG-13 | 113 min | Drama, Music
Hopefuls try out before a demanding director for a part in a new musical.
18. Life Stinks (1991)
PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Romance
A filthy rich businessman bets a corporate rival that he can live on the streets of L.A. without the comforts of home or money, which proves to be tougher than he thought.
19. Star 80 (1983)
R | 103 min | Biography, Drama
A successful young model finds trouble when her obsessive manager-turned-husband becomes dangerously jealous. Based on the true story of 1980 Playmate of the Year Dorothy Stratten.
20. Pennies from Heaven (1981)
R | 108 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
During the Great Depression, a sheet music salesman seeks to escape his dreary life through popular music and a love affair with an innocent school teacher.
21. Perfect (1985)
R | 115 min | Drama, Romance
A female aerobics instructor meets a male reporter doing a story on health clubs, but it isn't love at first sight.
23. Sweet Charity (1969)
G | 149 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Taxi dancer Charity continues to have Faith in the human race despite apparently endless disappointments at its hands, and Hope that she will finally meet the nice young man to romance her ... See full summary »
24. Moving Violations (1985)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy
The goofy students of a remedial drivers education class find themselves butting heads with their abusive police instructors.
25. Mame (1974)
PG | 132 min | Musical
The musical revolves around the antics of Mame Dennis, a fun-loving, wealthy eccentric with a flare for life and a razor sharp wit. Her life is suddenly changed when she becomes the ... See full summary »
26. The World's Greatest Lover (1977)
PG | 89 min | Comedy
A neurotic baker travels to Hollywood to attend a talent search for an actor to rival the great Valentino. Although not an actor, through blind luck he succeeds - to a certain degree!
27. Kiss Me Goodbye (1982)
PG | 101 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Not until three years after the death of her husband Jolly, Kay dares to move back into their former home, persuaded by her new fiancée Rupert. But soon her worst expectations come true, ... See full summary »
30. The Josephine Baker Story (1991 TV Movie)
R | 130 min | Biography, Drama, History
Born in St. Louis, Missouri, Josephine Baker was born poor, but achieved fame and fortune through her sizzling erotic performances. Starting life on the American Vaudeville circuit, success... See full summary »
31. In the Mood (1987)
PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Romance
Based upon the true story of "Sonny" Wisecarver. In 1944, Sonny made headlines nationwide due to his affairs with 2 older adult women. (ie. He was so irresistible, that he was a danger to ... See full summary »
32. Jinxed! (1982)
R | 103 min | Comedy
Harold, a professional gambler, and his girlfriend Bonita, a lounge singer, follow Willie, a young blackjack dealer, around the western U.S. Harold has a jinx on Willie and can't lose with ... See full summary »
33. Movie Movie (1978)
PG | 105 min | Comedy, Musical
Three movie genres of the 1930s, boxing films, WWI aviation dramas, and backstage Broadway musicals, are satirized using the same cast.
34. After the Promise (1987 TV Movie)
90 min | Drama
Elmer Jackson is a carpenter in a small Californian town in the 1930s. Struggling to bring up 4 young boys after the death of his wife, he is horrified when the Government (citing ... See full summary »
35. Liza with a Z (1972 TV Special)
55 min | Music
Liza Minnelli stars in a television concert directed and choreographed by Bob Fosse. She performs such songs as the title number, "Liza with a 'Z'" and "Son of a Preacher Man". The concert ... See full summary »
36. First Family (1980)
R | 97 min | Comedy
Bob Newhart stars as President Manfred Link in this zany, wonderfully cast comedy from veteran funnyman Buck Henry (Heaven Can Wait, The Graduate).
37. Pippin: His Life and Times (1981 TV Movie)
112 min | History, Musical, Romance
At the goading of the ominous and omnipresent Leading Player, Pippin, the eldest son of King Charlemagne, samples life's pleasures to discover his place in the world and the meaning of his life.
38. Sweet Bird of Youth (1989 TV Movie)
95 min | Drama
The melodrama of a failing, aging movie star who takes up with an ambitious masseur who takes her home only to show off in front of his former girl friend and her powerful father.
39. The Name of the Game (1968–1971)
90 min | Adventure
This groundbreaking series had three rotating stars, who were featured in independent episodes tied together by a loose common theme. The commonality was Howard Publications, the self-made ... See full summary »
40. The Phantom of the Opera (1983 TV Movie)
96 min | Drama, Horror
Sándor Korvin, the conductor of the Budapest Opera House tutors his wife Elena as Marguerite in FAUST. She drowns herself after a bad review rigged by the sinister Baron Hunyadi, whose ... See full summary »
41. Bert Rigby, You're a Fool (1989)
R | 94 min | Comedy, Musical
Bert Rigby lives in the small dying town Langmore, where most people depend on badly doing mining corporation. While his fellows are on strike once again, he decides to try his luck in ... See full summary »
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)
The Christmas Star
Unrated | 94 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
An escaped convict hides out in a suburban neighborhood and is befriended by two neighborhood children who think he is the real Santa Claus.
Great Performances: Dance in America (1976– )
From Broadway: Fosse
127 min | Music
A filmed Broadway production of a 1999 tribute that strings together acclaimed choreographer Bob Fosse's "greatest hits."
45. Move (1970)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Fantasy
A young playwright who writes porno novels to overcome a writer's block, lives the fantasies of one of his books, while trying to move with his wife from one apartment into a larger one.
46. The Penalty Phase (1986 TV Movie)
96 min | Drama, Thriller
Things looked pretty simple: the confessed murderer had all the evidence against him. The Prosecutor Jansen could not have been more relentless, conservative and incisive. Furthermore, the ... See full summary »
Amazing Stories (1985–1987)
The 21-Inch Sun
PG-13 | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Struggling sitcom writer Billy Burliss is suddenly the toast of television, thanks to the typing tendrils of his script-writing spider plant, Lucy - which is fed only by the rays of a ... See full summary »
Amazing Stories (1985–1987)
PG-13 | 23 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Marky adores hearing his grandfather tell wondrous tales of hitchhiking through the universe and playing baseball with him on Saturdays. So when old "Stormin' Norman" takes ill, the boy ... See full summary »
49. Piaf: The Early Years (1974)
PG | 104 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Édith Giovanna Gassion is born in 1915. As a young girl she sings on the streets of Paris until a nightclub owner, Louis Leplée, discovers her. When he is murdered the composer Raymond Asso... See full summary »
50. Make Me an Offer (1980 TV Movie)
120 min | Comedy
The day after his final exams, Joyce learns from her husband Donald that he just used her to pay and clean for him during his studies. Now he's leaving her for her best friend Glenna, with ... See full summary »