Most Popular Titles With Laura Esterman

1. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller | Active
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This show introduces the Special Victims Unit, a new elite squad of NYPD detectives who investigate sexually related crimes.

2. Family Ties (1982–1989)
30 min | Comedy, Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Chronicles liberal ex-hippies Steven and Elyse Keaton, their conservative son Alex, daughters Mallory and Jennifer, and later, youngest child Andrew.

3. Addams Family Values (1993)
94 min | Comedy, Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A comical Gothic horror-movie-type family tries to rescue their beloved uncle from his gold-digging new love.

4. Awakenings (1990)
121 min | Biography, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Metascore: 74/100 (18 reviews)

The victims of an encephalitis epidemic many years ago have been catatonic ever since, but now a new drug offers the prospect of reviving them.

5. The Doors (1991)
140 min | Biography, Drama, Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Metascore: 62/100 (19 reviews)

The story of the famous and influential 1960s rock band and its lead singer and composer, Jim Morrison, from his days as a UCLA film student in Los Angeles, to his untimely death in Paris, France at age 27 in 1971.

6. The Facts of Life (1979–1988)
30 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A group of girls attending a boarding school experience the joys and the trials of adolescence under the guiding hand of housemother Edna Garrett. Later in the series, Mrs. Garrett is ... See full summary »

7. Mildred Pierce (2011 TV Mini-Series)
336 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Divorced single mom Mildred Pierce decides to open a restaurant business, which tears at the already-strained relationship with her ambitious elder daughter, Veda.

8. Third Watch (1999–2005)
44 min | Action, Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

The exploits of a group of men and women who serve the City of New York as police officers, firemen, and paramedics in the fictional 55th Precinct.

9. L.A. Law (1986–1994)
46 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The lives and work of the staff of a major Los Angeles law firm.

10. St. Elsewhere (1982–1988)
60 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

The lives and work of the staff of St. Eligius Hospital, an old and disrespected Boston teaching hospital.

11. Life on Mars (2008–2009)
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A present-day car accident mysteriously sends a detective back to the 1970s. An American remake of the BBC series.

12. Remington Steele (1982–1987)
60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

The cases of a female private detective partnered with a former thief who assumes the role of a fictitious detective in the business.

13. Ironweed (1987)
143 min | Drama
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A schizophrenic drifter spends Halloween in his home town after returning there for the first time in decades.

14. Chinese Coffee (2000)
99 min | Drama
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Harry and Jake, two unsuccessful writers, spend a cathartic evening arguing about money, aesthetics, their friendship, and Harry's new manuscript.

Writer: Ira Lewis |  Director: Al Pacino |  Stars: Al Pacino, Jerry Orbach, Susan Floyd, Ellen McElduff
15. The Confession (1999)
114 min | Drama, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A High powered NY litigator, hired to defend a murderer who avenged his young son's death, struggles with his own desires for success versus the moral wishes of his client to choose the ... See full summary »

16. The Green (2011)
91 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Michael Gavin and his partner Daniel trade the rat race of New York City for the idyllic charm of the Connecticut shoreline, with hopes of a simpler life and time for Michael to finish his ... See full summary »

17. Alone in the Dark (1982)
92 min | Horror, Thriller
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A quartet of murderous psychopaths break out of a mental hospital during a power blackout and lay siege to their doctor's house.

18. Arranged (2007)
90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

ARRANGED centers on the friendship between an Orthodox Jewish woman and a Muslim woman who meet as first-year teachers at a public school in Brooklyn. Over the course of the year they learn... See full summary »

19. Me and Him (1988)
93 min | Comedy, Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

A man's enthusiastic penis starts talking to him, getting him into awkward situations and convincing everyone he tells that he's completely insane.

20. Suspended Animation (2001)
114 min | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
Metascore: 43/100 (15 reviews)

Animator Thomas Kempton gets more than he bargained for when a snowmobile trip turns to terror in the wilds of Northern Michigan. Held prisoner by two cannibalistic sisters who try ... See full summary »

21. Children of the Night (1985 TV Movie)
93 min | Drama
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Fact-based drama about a sociology graduate (Kathleen Quinlan) who starts working with teen prostitutes in Hollywood. The film does not draw back on its depiction of the brutality that the ... See full summary »

22. From Other Worlds (2004)
88 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Metascore: 43/100 (7 reviews)

FROM OTHER WORLDS is a sci-fi comedy about a depressed Brooklyn housewife who sleepwalks through her life until she encounters an alien force in her backyard. With the help of a fellow ... See full summary »

23. Road Movie (1974)
88 min | Drama
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Gil and Hank are two independent truckers who run into problems when they are forced to pay off traffic managers to get loads. They also have to pay off highway cops when their rigs are ... See full summary »

24. Generation of Leaves: Jesus - A Passion Play for Americans (1970– )
90 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

The last days of Christ, from the raising of Lazarus from the dead through the Last Supper, his trail before Pilate, crucifixion and resurrection.

25. Remington Steele (1982–1987)
Episode: A Pocketful of Steele (1984)
60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A sixteen year old pickpocket leads Mr. Steel on a merry chase for photographic evidence against a murderous loan shark banker.

26. Third Watch (1999–2005)
Episode: Alone in a Crowd (2000)
44 min | Action, Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

An illegally parked car delays the firefighters, causing a woman's death. Western medicine kills Doc and Carlos' Chinese patient.The suicide of his first partner causes Sully to reflect on his own life.

27. Law & Order (1990–2010)
Episode: Blood Money (1999)
45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The motive in the murder of a retired insurance salesman appears to be a series of policies he sold to Jews in Poland during the Holocaust.

28. St. Elsewhere (1982–1988)
Episode: Cheers (1985)
60 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Westphal, Craig and Auschlander go to the bar "where everybody knows your name," manned by a skeleton staff (Carla plus patrons Norm and Cliff). These sequences are not played for laughs (... See full summary »

29. L.A. Law (1986–1994)
Episode: Fifty Ways to Floss Your Lover (1987)
46 min | Drama
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Grace pushes hard for the death penalty against a convicted gang member and murderer of a prison guard in which she gets rewarded with threats against her life by his gang members. ... See full summary »

30. Life on Mars (2008–2009)
Episode: Home Is Where You Hang Your Holster (2009)
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The precinct goes into lockdown when a councilman is shot and killed in the station. But before he is killed, the councilman tells Sam that he is from 2009 and that he has found a way to get back home.

31. Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001–2011)
Episode: Identity Crisis (2009)
42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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Goren and Eames investigate the murder of a successful businessman's long-lost brother, who holds a secret about the manner of their biological mother's death.

32. The Facts of Life (1979–1988)
Episode: Into the Frying Pan (1985)
30 min | Comedy
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Mrs. Garrett and the girls decide to rebuild their store into an update version of a 1950s malt shop. Mrs. Garrett hires a good-looking young carpenter, named George Burnett, to help out, ... See full summary »

33. Family Ties (1982–1989)
Episode: Matchmaker (1987)
30 min | Comedy, Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Seeing Mallory is a wreck after her break-up with Nick and six failed dates, Alex decides to match her with a fellow Leland student. His theoretically ideal choice is Roger Sloate, an ... See full summary »

34. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Noncompliance (2000)
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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A patient rights controversy come to light when a schizophrenic man refuses to take his medication and becomes a suspect in the stabbing death of psychiatric doctoral student.

35. Law & Order (1990–2010)
Episode: Paranoia (1995)
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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The DA's office tries to prosecute a co-ed for brutally murdering her roommate, but the only evidence is a vague confession. However, Dr. Olivet suggests that she may have suffered from paranoia due to her tragic family history.

36. Mildred Pierce (2011– )
Episode: Part Five (2011)
79 min | Drama
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Mildred is quite proud of Veda's accomplishments as a singer but finds that her daughter refuses to take her phone calls or respond to any of her letters. She and Monty Beragon spend some ... See full summary »

37. Mildred Pierce (2011– )
Episode: Part Four (2011)
70 min | Drama
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As the years have gone by, Mildred has become quite a successful businesswoman. It's now 1937 and she and Lucy, now a partner, is looking to open her third restaurant on Laguna Beach after ... See full summary »

38. Mildred Pierce (2011– )
Episode: Part Three (2011)
66 min | Drama
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After her youngest daughter's funeral, Mildred concentrates on opening her new restaurant. Opening night is a smashing success and even Veda seems to approve. It's all a little too busy for... See full summary »