Most Popular Titles With Marcia Jean Kurtz
- Movies or TV
1. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery | Active
This show introduces the Special Victims Unit, a new elite squad of NYPD detectives who investigate sexually related crimes.
2. Requiem for a Dream (2000)
R | 102 min | Drama
The drug-induced utopias of four Coney Island people are shattered when their addictions become stronger.
3. Black Swan (2010)
R | 108 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A ballet dancer wins the lead in "Swan Lake" and is perfect for the role of the delicate White Swan - Princess Odette - but slowly loses her mind as she becomes more and more like Odile, the Black Swan.
4. Law & Order (1990–2010)
TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The show follows a crime, usually adapted from current headlines, from two separate vantage points. The first half of the show concentrates on the investigation of the crime by the police, the second half follows the prosecution of the crime in court.
5. Sex and the City (1998–2004)
TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Romance
Four beautiful female New Yorkers gossip about their sex-lives (or lack thereof) and find new ways to deal with being a woman in the 90's.
6. Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
R | 229 min | Crime, Drama
A former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returns to the Lower East Side of Manhattan over thirty years later, where he once again must confront the ghosts and regrets of his old life.
Writers: Harry Grey, Leonardo Benvenuti, Piero De Bernardi, Enrico Medioli, Franco Arcalli, Franco Ferrini, Sergio Leone, Stuart Kaminsky | Director: Sergio Leone | Stars: Robert De Niro, James Woods, Elizabeth McGovern, Joe Pesci
7. In Her Shoes (2005)
PG-13 | 130 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Straight-laced Rose breaks off relations with her party girl sister, Maggie, over an indiscretion involving Rose's boyfriend. The chilly atmosphere is broken with the arrival of Ella, the grandmother neither sister knew existed.
8. Inside Man (2006)
R | 129 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A police detective, a bank robber, and a high-power broker enter high-stakes negotiations after the criminal's brilliant heist spirals into a hostage situation.
9. The Wrestler (2008)
R | 109 min | Drama, Sport
A faded professional wrestler must retire, but finds his quest for a new life outside the ring a dispiriting struggle.
10. Tower Heist (2011)
PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
When a group of hard working guys find out they've fallen victim to a wealthy business man's Ponzi scheme, they conspire to rob his high-rise residence.
11. Center Stage (2000)
PG-13 | 115 min | Drama, Music
A group of 12 teenagers from various backgrounds enroll at the American Ballet Academy in New York to make it as ballet dancers and each one deals with the problems and stress of training and getting ahead in the world of dance.
12. Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
R | 125 min | Crime, Drama
A man robs a bank to pay for his lover's operation; it turns into a hostage situation and a media circus.
13. Ass Backwards (2013)
90 min | Adventure, Comedy
Two best friends (Kate and Chloe) embark on a cross country trip back to their hometown to attempt to win a pageant that eluded them as children.
14. Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007)
R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
When two brothers organize the robbery of their parents' jewelry store the job goes horribly wrong, triggering a series of events that sends them, their father and one brother's wife hurtling towards a shattering climax.
15. Find Me Guilty (2006)
R | 125 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime
Based on the true story of Jack DiNorscio, a mobster who defended himself in court for what would be the longest mafia trial in U.S. history.
16. Death Wish (1974)
R | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A New York City architect becomes a one-man vigilante squad after his wife is murdered by street punks in which he randomly goes out and kills would-be muggers on the mean streets after dark.
18. Hope & Faith (2003–2006)
TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy
Hope, a down-to-earth, happily married mom of three in Glen Falls, Ohio, had her tidy world up-ended by the arrival of her celebrity sister, Faith. Faith was living the high life in ... See full summary »
20. Kate & Allie (1984–1989)
TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy
When Allie Lowell divorces her husband and gets custody of their two children, she moves to New York City and moves in with her best friend, Kate McArdle, also divorced and raising a ... See full summary »
22. The Panic in Needle Park (1971)
R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
This movie is a stark portrayal of life among a group of heroin addicts who hang out in "Needle Park" in New York City. Played against this setting is a low-key love story between Bobby, a ... See full summary »
25. ABC Afterschool Specials (1972–1997)
60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
"ABC Afterschool Specials" was the umbrella show name for various educational shows that were shown in the afternoon, occasionally. Each episode was produced by a separate company.
26. Big Fan (2009)
R | 88 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A hard-core New York Giants fan struggles to deal with the consequences when he is beaten up by his favorite player.
28. Night Falls on Manhattan (1996)
R | 113 min | Crime, Drama
A newly elected District attorney finds himself in the middle of a police corruption investigation that may involve his father and his partner.
29. The Marconi Bros. (2008)
R | 83 min | Comedy, Drama
Two adversarial brothers leave the comfort of the family carpet store to make it big with the King of Long Island Wedding Videos
30. Born to Win (1971)
R | 88 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A smart-mouthed junkie/loser known as J.J. (George Segal) spends his days looking for just "one more fix".
31. N.Y.P.D. (1967–1969)
30 min | Crime, Drama
The three detectives fight every kind of criminal all over New York City. The show featured many actual New York locations, as well as episodes based on real New York police cases.
32. Arranged (2007)
90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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 »
33. Shelter Island (2003)
R | 82 min | Thriller
Lou Delemere seems to have it all: fame, money, a beautiful lover Alex. When she and Alex retreat to her estate on Shelter Island looking to relax... See full synopsis »
34. Cry Uncle (1971)
R | 87 min | Comedy, Crime
Private detective takes on a case and gets mixed up in murder, sex and blackmail.
37. From Other Worlds (2004)
88 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
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 »
39. Believe in Me (1971)
R | 86 min | Drama
Remy is a medical student who has a flair for making his patients comfortable. His genuine concern for the patients in his charge marks him as a hot prospect in his internship program. ... See full summary »
40. Against the Law (1990–1991)
60 min | Comedy, Drama
Simon MacHeath, a brash and firey lawyer, has left his job at a prestigious law firm to start his own practice. His reputation for exploding into emotional outbursts during trials has ... See full summary »
41. The Day the Ponies Come Back (2000)
104 min | Drama
Daniel Moulin goes to New York on a business trip and decides to take advantage of his time in the Big Apple to try and locate the father he never knew. The only thing he has to go on however is an address in the Bronx that is 25 years old.
42. Meschugge (1998)
103 min | Thriller
Lena Katz, who is German, and David Fish, who is American, are Jews who live in New York. When Lena's mother, who arrives from Germany, meets her at a hotel, she finds an almost-dead woman ... See full summary »
43. Downtown Express (2011)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Music, Romance
Sasha is a young Russian violinist on a scholarship to Juilliard, living with his affectionate but overbearing father, a cellist determined to manage his son's career. While Sasha prepares ... See full summary »
44. Gideon Oliver (1989– )
120 min | Adventure
Gideon Oliver is an anthropology professor at Columbia University who uses his knowledge of other cultures to solve crimes, aided by his daughter/assistant Zina.
46. The Stoolie (1972)
90 min | Comedy, Crime
Roger Pitman (Jackie Mason), a small-time grifter and crook, works with police-detective Alex Brogan (Dan Frazer), in trapping fellow thieves with bait money. Pitman decides to take some of... See full summary »
47. Mr. Inside/Mr. Outside (1973 TV Movie)
74 min | Crime, Drama
Two New York City cops investigate a drug-smuggling ring that they believe is run by New York-based foreign diplomats.
49. Book of Danny (2002)
Set in Washington, D.C., BOOK OF DANNY is the comic, often poignant story of teen stoner, Danny Dubnow, and his desperate attempts at forging a relationship with his deadbeat dad, Harry, ... See full summary »