Most Popular Titles With Ricky Jay
- Movies or TV
1. Forrest Gump (1994)
PG-13 | 142 min | Drama, Romance
Forrest Gump, while not intelligent, has accidentally been present at many historic moments, but his true love, Jenny Curran, eludes him.
3. The Prestige (2006)
PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
The rivalry between two magicians becomes more exacerbated by their attempt to perform the ultimate illusion.
4. Boogie Nights (1997)
R | 155 min | Drama
The story of a young man's adventures in the Californian pornography industry of the late 1970s and early 1980s.
5. The X-Files (1993–2002)
TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Two FBI agents, Fox Mulder the believer and Dana Scully the skeptic, investigate the strange and unexplained while hidden forces work to impede their efforts.
8. Lie to Me (2009–2011)
TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Dr. Cal Lightman teaches a course in body language and makes an honest fortune exploiting it. He's employed by various public authorities in various investigations, doing more when the ... See full summary »
9. The Parent Trap (1998)
PG | 127 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Identical twins, separated at birth and each raised by one of their biological parents, discover each other for the first time at summer camp and make a plan to bring their wayward parents back together.
10. The Illusionist (2006)
PG-13 | 110 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
In turn-of-the-century Vienna, a magician uses his abilities to secure the love of a woman far above his social standing.
11. Magnolia (1999)
R | 188 min | Drama
An epic mosaic of interrelated characters in search of love, forgiveness, and meaning in the San Fernando Valley.
12. Ocean's Thirteen (2007)
PG-13 | 122 min | Crime, Thriller
Danny Ocean rounds up the boys for a third heist, after casino owner Willy Bank double-crosses one of the original eleven, Reuben Tishkoff.
14. FlashForward (2009–2010)
60 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A special task force in the FBI investigates after every person on Earth simultaneously blackouts and awakens with a short vision of their future.
15. Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
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. Mystery Men (1999)
PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy
A group of inept amateur superheroes must try to save the day when a supervillian threatens to destroy a major superhero and the city.
20. The Brothers Bloom (2008)
PG-13 | 114 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
The Brothers Bloom are the best con men in the world, swindling millionaires with complex scenarios of lust and intrigue. Now they've decided to take on one last job - showing a beautiful and eccentric heiress the time of her life with a romantic adventure that takes them around the world.
21. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014– )
TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show
After Jay Leno's second retirement from the program, Jimmy Fallon stepped in as his permanent replacement. After 42 years in Los Angeles the program was brought back to New York.
23. Congo (1995)
PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
When an expedition to the African Congo ends in disaster, a new team is assembled to find out what went wrong.
24. Sneakers (1992)
PG-13 | 126 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Complex but lighthearted thriller about computers and cryptography, government and espionage, secrets and deception and betrayal.
25. The Natural (1984)
PG | 138 min | Drama, Sport
An unknown comes out of seemingly nowhere to become a legendary player with almost divine talent.
26. Late Show with David Letterman (1993– )
60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show | Active
The Late Show with David Letterman is an hour-long weeknight comedy and talk-show broadcast by CBS from the Ed Sullivan Theater on Broadway in New York City.
27. Redbelt (2008)
R | 99 min | Drama, Sport
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.
28. Heist (2001)
R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Drama
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.
34. House of Games (1987)
R | 102 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
A psychiatrist comes to the aid of a compulsive gambler and is led by a smooth-talking grifter into the shadowy but compelling world of stings, scams, and con men.
36. State and Main (2000)
R | 105 min | Comedy, Drama
A movie crew invades a small town whose residents are all too ready to give up their values for showbiz glitz.
37. Kidnapped (2006–2007)
When the son of a wealthy man is kidnapped. The parents are called and told not to involve the authorities. The mother wants some kind of assurance that they will get their son back, so the... See full summary »
38. Leap of Faith (1992)
PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Fake faith healer Jonas Nightingale is stranded in a small town where he finds he can't fool all of the people all of the time.
39. The Affair of the Necklace (2001)
R | 118 min | Drama, History
In pre-Revolutionary France, a young aristocratic woman left penniless by the political unrest in the country, must avenge her family's fall from grace by scheming to steal a priceless necklace.
40. The Spanish Prisoner (1997)
PG | 110 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
An employee of a corporation with a lucrative secret process is tempted to betray it. But there's more to it than that.
41. The Believers (1987)
R | 114 min | Horror
A New York psychiatrist finds that a voodoo cult, which believes in child sacrifice, has a keen interest in his own son.
42. I Love Trouble (1994)
PG | 123 min | Action, Comedy, Romance
Peter Brackett and Sabrina Peterson are two competing Chicago newspaper reporters who join forces to unravel the mystery behind a train derailment.
Ricky Jay is a world-renowned magician, author, historian and actor (often a mischievous presence in the films of David Mamet and Paul Thomas Anderson) -- and a performer who regularly ... See full summary »
47. The Escape Artist (1982)
PG | 94 min | Drama
The young and self-confident Danny blufs at the local police-station that he will escape out of prison within one hour. What follows is a flashback about his childhood with his uncle and ... See full summary »
48. Homicide (1991)
R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A Jewish homicide detective investigates a seemingly minor murder and falls in with a Zionist group as a result.
49. Things Change (1988)
PG | 100 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Gino, an Italian-American shoe-shiner with a remarkable similarity to a certain mafia don, is paid to take the rap for a murder. Jerry, a two-bit gangster on probation, is given a chance ... See full summary »
50. The Ranger, the Cook and a Hole in the Sky (1995 TV Movie)
PG | 94 min | Western
In 1919, a cocky sophomore in the forest service has to learn life the hard way.