Highest Rated Titles With Ralph Burns
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1. 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 »
2. Baryshnikov on Broadway (1980 TV Movie)
60 min | Documentary, Music, Musical
The star and his guests perform numbers from over a dozen renowned Broadway musicals, including: Oklahoma!, Fiddler on the Roof, Can-Can, The King and I, Cabaret, Where's Charley, Hello ... See full summary »
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."
It Takes a Thief (1968–1970)
A Sour Note
60 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
The SIA wants proof Nazi war criminal Karl Muller has a new identify. It is in the safe of Luigi Dimontelli, son of a Fascist Italy bureaucrat. Luigi loves opera. The SIA persuades a diva to perform for him. Al poses as her manager.
6. Lights, Camera, Annie! (1982 TV Movie)
An in-depth look into the making of the film Annie (1982). It covers the adaptation changes from the original Broadway musical, the hiring of director John Huston, the nationwide search to ... See full summary »
8. All That Jazz (1979)
R | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Director/choreographer Bob Fosse tells his own life story as he details the sordid life of Joe Gideon, a womanizing, drug-using dancer.
Votes: 21,753 | Gross: $37.82M
10. The Name of the Game (1968–1971)
90 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
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 »
11. 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 »
12. 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.
14. Lenny (1974)
R | 111 min | Biography, 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.
15. Amazing Stories (1985–1987)
PG-13 | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Truly amazing, fantastical, funny, and odd, and sometimes scary, sad, and endearing stories are portrayed. Many famous actors, actresses, and directors make guest appearances.
16. National Lampoon's Vacation (1983)
R | 98 min | Adventure, Comedy
The Griswold family's cross-country drive to the Walley World theme park proves to be much more arduous than they ever anticipated.
Votes: 79,470 | Gross: $61.40M
19. 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 »
Amazing Stories (1985–1987)
The 21-Inch Sun
Not Rated | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A sitcom scriptwriter, who's suffering from writer's block, discovers that his house plant has miraculously gained sentience and a funny bone after being left in front of a TV while old sitcoms were playing. The plant ghostwrites for him.
21. Chicago (2002)
PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical
Murderesses Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart find themselves on death row together and fight for the fame that will keep them from the gallows in 1920s Chicago.
Votes: 188,126 | Gross: $170.69M
24. 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 sizzlingly exotic and erotic performances. Starting life on the American Vaudeville ... See full summary »
The Name of the Game (1968–1971)
A Hard Case of the Blues
75 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
Blues singer Jessie Boone seems to have been swindled out of $200,000 by her manager. The curious thing is, she doesn't seem to care. Dan Farrell investigates but then becomes involved with Jesse.
27. 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 »
28. Ernie Kovacs: Between the Laughter (1984 TV Movie)
PG | 100 min | Biography, Drama
The story of Ernie Kovacs, a talented radio and TV presenter and entertainer ahead of his time, who tried to make his shows as innovative and quirky as budget and censorship would allow. Ignored during life, celebrated after death.
30. History of the World: Part I (1981)
R | 92 min | Comedy, History
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.
Votes: 39,952 | Gross: $31.67M
31. The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984)
G | 94 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
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.
Votes: 16,606 | Gross: $25.53M
32. 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 »
33. To Be or Not to Be (1983)
PG | 107 min | 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 »
Votes: 8,837 | Gross: $13.00M
35. All Dogs Go to Heaven (1989)
G | 84 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.
Votes: 29,722 | Gross: $27.10M
36. New York, New York (1977)
PG | 155 min | Drama, Music, Musical
An egotistical saxophonist and a young singer meet on V-J Day and embark upon a strained and rocky romance, even as their careers begin a long, up-hill climb.
Votes: 15,037 | Gross: $13.80M
38. 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.
Votes: 4,675 | Gross: $6.47M
40. Movie Movie (1978)
PG | 105 min | Comedy, Musical, Sport
Three movie genres of the 1930s, boxing films, WWI aviation dramas, and backstage Broadway musicals, are satirized using the same cast.
41. 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 »
42. Side Show (1981 TV Movie)
Unrated | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A teenage boy runs away from home. He joins the circus but finds out that it's not all what it's cracked up to be. But then the boy becomes a witness to a murder, and he must try to stay out of the killer's way.
44. 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.
Votes: 4,551 | Gross: $9.18M
Amazing Stories (1985–1987)
Not Rated | 23 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
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 »
46. Sweet Bird of Youth (1989 TV Movie)
95 min | Drama
Aging film star Alexandra del Lago, also known as Princess Kosmonopolis, fears her career is over due to her fading youthful looks. She takes up with a handsome young man, Chance Wayne, who... See full summary »
49. 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 »
Votes: 790 | Gross: $1.00M
50. 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 house, persuaded by her new fiancé Rupert. But soon her worst expectations come true, ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,587 | Gross: $15.78M