Most Voted Titles With Thayer David
- Movies or TV
1. Rocky (1976)
PG | 119 min | Drama, Sport
Rocky Balboa, a small-time boxer gets a supremely rare chance to fight the heavy-weight champion, Apollo Creed, in a bout in which he strives to go the distance for his self-respect.
2. Little Big Man (1970)
PG-13 | 139 min | History, Western
Jack Crabb, looking back from extreme old age, tells of his life being raised by Indians and fighting with General Custer.
3. Columbo (1968–2003)
100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
With his rumpled raincoat, ever-present cigar, bumbling demeanour and Sherlock Holmesian powers of deduction, disarmingly polite homicide detective Lieutenant Columbo took on some of the most cunning murderers in Los Angeles, most of whom made one fatal, irrevocable mistake: underestimating his investigative genius.
4. The Eiger Sanction (1975)
R | 123 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
An classical art professor and collector, who doubles as a professional assassin, is coerced out of retirement to avenge the murder of an old friend.
5. Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959)
Approved | 132 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
An Edinburgh professor and assorted colleagues follow an explorer's trail down an extinct Icelandic volcano to the earth's center.
11. Hawaii Five-O (1968–1980)
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The investigations of Hawaii Five-0, an elite branch of the Hawaii State Police answerable only to the governor and headed by stalwart Steve McGarrett.
13. Fun with Dick and Jane (1977)
PG | 95 min | Comedy
When an upwardly mobile couple find themselves unemployed and in debt, they turn to armed robbery in desperation.
16. House of Dark Shadows (1970)
PG | 97 min | Drama, Horror, Romance
Vampire Barnabas Collins is released from his prison and searches for a cure to his affliction, so he can marry the incarnation of his lost love.
17. A Time to Love and a Time to Die (1958)
132 min | Drama, Romance, War
In 1944, a company of German soldiers on the Russian front are numbed by the horrors and hardships of war when Private Ernst Graeber's long awaited furlough comes through. Back home in ... See full summary »
18. House Calls (1978)
PG | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Charley is a surgeon who's recently lost his wife; he embarks on a tragicomic romantic quest with one woman after another until he meets up with Ann, a singular woman, closer to his own age... See full summary »
19. The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox (1976)
PG | 103 min | Comedy, Western
A female hustler is chasing after rich men, but becomes repeatedly mixed up with a suave con man and card shark through a series of misadventures before falling in love with him.
Now You See Him
98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A stage illusionist kills his employer and makes it look like a contract killing; it's up to Lt. Columbo to trick the master trickster.
21. 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 tried... See full summary »
The Amazing Spider-Man (1977–1979)
92 min | Adventure, Crime, Sci-Fi
When an extortionist threatens to force a multi-suicide unless a huge ransom is paid, only Peter Parker can stop him with his new powers as Spider-Man.
24. The Missiles of October (1974 TV Movie)
150 min | Drama, History, Thriller
Based in part on Robert F. Kennedy's book, "Thirteen Days," this film profiles the Kennedy Administration's actions during the Cuban Missile Crisis.
25. Night of Dark Shadows (1971)
GP | 95 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A painter and his wife move into a home and find themselves plagued by ghosts and spirits of his ancestors that used to be witches.
28. The Werewolf of Washington (1973)
PG | 90 min | Comedy, Horror
A reporter who has had an affair with the daughter of the U.S. President is sent to Hungary. There he is bitten by a werewolf, and then gets transferred back to Washington, where he gets a ... See full summary »
29. The Story of Ruth (1960)
132 min | Drama
Inspired by the scriptural tale. Moabitess priestess Ruth is drawn both to a Judean man and to his talk of a forgiving God. After tragedy strikes, she begins a new life in Bethlehem.
30. Petrocelli (1974–1976)
60 min | Drama, Crime
Tony Petrocelli is an Italian-American Harvard-educated lawyer who gave up the big money and frenetic pace of major-metropolitan life to practice in a sleepy city in the American Southwest.... See full summary »
31. The Amazing Howard Hughes (1977 TV Movie)
215 min | Biography, Drama
Howard Hughes is a driven man who amassed wealth and recognition as a Hollywood mover and shaker, aviation giant and man of mystery.
32. Peeper (1976)
PG | 87 min | Comedy, Mystery
Set in the 1940s, the story follows a private eye on a case to find a long lost daughter of an oddball client. Two goons are on a mission to stop him.
33. Harry O (1973–1976)
60 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Harry Orwell is a world-weary private investigator who was forced to leave the Los Angeles Police Department after a bullet became lodged near his spine. Moving to San Diego, he lived on ... See full summary »
34. Baby Face Nelson (1957)
85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
George "Babyface" Nelson becomes one of the most important gangsters of 1930's Chicago by making brutal robberies. In order to compete with Al Capone he allies himself with John Dillinger...
35. Savages (1972)
R | 106 min | Fantasy, Comedy
An allegory about humankind progresses from a savage state to a civilized form, that is only a cover for it's innate barbarism.
37. Suspicion (1957–1958)
60 min | Drama
The show consisted of 40 episodes, half were live and half were on film. The shows, often involving murder, were designed to confuse and mystify the audience and dealt with their fears and ... See full summary »
39. Washington: Behind Closed Doors (1977 TV Mini-Series)
750 min | Drama
The story of a power-hungry U.S. President, and the men he surrounds himself with in order to keep his hold on power. Based on John Ehrlichman's book about the Nixon administration.
41. The Rhinemann Exchange (1977 TV Mini-Series)
300 min | Drama, Thriller, War
During World War II, an intelligence officer is dispatched by the U.S. government to arrange an exchange in Argentina of industrial diamonds needed by the Germans for a secret gyroscope needed by the Allies.
42. Francis Gary Powers: The True Story of the U-2 Spy Incident (1976 TV Movie)
120 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of Francis Gary Powers, a U-2 pilot for the CIA who was shot down in his spy plane over Russia, captured and imprisoned.
43. Happy Mother's Day, Love George (1973)
PG | 90 min | Mystery
Also known as "Run Stranger Run", this small film centres round an adopted teen who runs away to what he believes to be his birth town and mother... See full synopsis »
44. Sudden Death (1977)
R | 84 min | Action, Drama
When Ed Neilson's entire family is viciously murdered, he pleads with retired CIA operative Duke Smith (Robert Conrad) to investigate. He refuses, but relents after Neilson too meets an ... See full summary »
46. Nero Wolfe (1979 TV Movie)
120 min | Drama, Mystery
A wealthy realtor sends out dozens of copies of a book that paints the FBI in an unfavorable light. They harass her. So she turns to Nero Wolfe to get them off her back.
The Rockford Files (1974–1980)
Say Goodbye to Jennifer
50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
An old war buddy of Jim's, now a fashion photographer, hires him to track down a beautiful fashion model, whom the authorities claim was killed in a fiery multi-car accident. It turns out ... See full summary »
49. Fore Play (1975)
R | 75 min | Comedy
Three vignettes about a man who buys a weird doll, a writer who is visited by his muse and a kidnapper with very odd demands who holds a VIP.
Writers: Bruce Jay Friedman, Dan Greenburg, Janet Kern, David Odell, Helga Petrashevich, Jack Richardson | Directors: John G. Avildsen, Bruce Malmuth, Robert McCarty, Ralph Rosenblum | Stars: Irwin Corey, Pat Paulsen, Deborah Loomis, Sudie Bond