Most Popular Titles With Mike Nussbaum
- Movies or TV
1. 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.
3. Field of Dreams (1989)
PG | 107 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
An Iowa corn farmer, hearing voices, interprets them as a command to build a baseball diamond in his fields; he does, and the Chicago Black Sox come.
4. Men in Black (1997)
PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
A streetwise NYPD detective joins a secret organization that polices extraterrestrial affairs on Earth.
8. Early Edition (1996–2000)
PG | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
His name is Gary Hobson. He gets tomorrow's newspaper today. He doesn't know how. He doesn't know why. All he knows is when the early edition hits his doorstep, he has twenty-four hours to set things right.
10. 227 (1985–1990)
30 min | Comedy
This series took place in an apartment building, numbered 227. The cast would frequently be found sitting outside on a large set of stone stairs, in some discussion that would unfold into the weekly plot line.
11. Gladiator (1992)
R | 101 min | Action, Drama, Sport
Tommy Riley has moved with his dad to Chicago from a 'nice place'. He keeps to himself, goes to school. However, after a street fight he is noticed and quickly falls into the world of illegal underground boxing - where punches can kill.
12. The Commish (1991–1995)
60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Slightly offbeat television police comedy/drama. Tony Scali is the police commissioner in a small town, where solutions to difficult situations often require considerable creativity. Tony's... See full summary »
14. Desperate Hours (1990)
R | 105 min | Thriller, Crime, Drama
An escaped con on the run from the law moves into a married couple's home and takes over their lives.
15. Losing Isaiah (1995)
R | 111 min | Drama
The natural and adoptive mothers of a young boy are involved in a bitter, controversial custody battle.
16. The Game of Their Lives (2005)
PG | 101 min | Drama, History, Sport
Based on a true story, this film tells the tale of the 1950 US soccer team who, against all odds, beat England 1 - 0 in the city of Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Although no US team has ever won a World Cup title, this story is about the family traditions and passions which shaped the lives of the players who made up this team of underdogs.
17. 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.
18. Harry and Tonto (1974)
R | 115 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
When his apartment building is torn down, a retired lifelong New Yorker goes on a cross country odyssey with his beloved cat Tonto.
19. Gypsy (1993 TV Movie)
153 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Based on the autobiography of Gypsy Rose Lee, this made-for-TV movie-previously a Broadway smash and a 1962 film-depicts the life and times of a stripper and her domineering mother.
20. Archie: To Riverdale and Back Again (1990 TV Movie)
PG | 100 min | Comedy, Family
The classic comic book characters created by John L. Goldwater are brought to tv in a slightly older version. Here the characters are adults returning to their high school reunion and ... See full summary »
21. Cupid (1998–1999)
60 min | Comedy, Romance
Trevor Hale is attractive, witty, uncommonly intelligent - and he may be Cupid, the Greco-Roman god of erotic love. Probably not, but he thinks so. Trevor's insistence that he is Cupid ... See full summary »
22. Separate But Equal (1991 TV Movie)
PG | 186 min | Drama, History
A dramatization of the American court case that destroyed the legal validity of racial segregation.
23. Class of '96 (1993– )
60 min | Drama
"Class of '96" is the FOX series directed by Peter Horton (of "thirtysomething" fame). The show deals with the story of 7 friends who attend Havenhurst College, a fictitious Ivy League ... See full summary »
24. Steal Big Steal Little (1995)
PG-13 | 135 min | Comedy
Ruben and Robby are twin brothers, adopted by Mona, one of the wealthiest - and most eccentric - women in Santa Barbara. Ruben is devoted to Mona, but Robby is more devoted to her money. So... See full summary »
26. Shadow of a Doubt (1995 TV Movie)
92 min | Crime, Drama
Charlie Sloan is an alcoholic defence lawyer drawn back into the courtroom by Robin Harwell, a woman he once loved who wants him to defend her stepdaughter Angel, who is accused of murder. ... See full summary »
27. 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 »
29. The Water Engine (1992 TV Movie)
110 min | Drama
In the 1930s, Charles Lang invents an engine that runs using water for fuel. But when he tries to get it patented, he is first offered a ridiculously low amount. When he refuses, he is ... See full summary »
30. Love, Honor & Obey: The Last Mafia Marriage (1993 TV Movie)
155 min | Drama
The story of Rosalie Bonnano, the daughter of a powerful New York Mafia boss who married the son of her father's rival, another powerful New York Mafia boss.
31. The Con (1998 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A lonely gas station attendent in Mississippi falls in love with a con woman who wants to get her hands on an inheritance he doesn't know about.
32. Osso Bucco (2008)
R | 86 min | Comedy, Romance
Trapped in his favorite restaurant during the worst snow storm in Chicago history, Jelly Dinotto, a lovable... See full synopsis »
33. T.R. Baskin (1971)
GP | 90 min | Drama
Enthusiastic young woman runs away to Chicago to start a new life. She is soon confronted with the emotional coldness of the big city and has to search for her place in the scheme of things.
34. Dirty Work (2006)
R | 97 min
Bad City is the tangled story of three men's lives: Manning, a dirty, disillusioned cop; Julian, king of drugs, thugs and prostitution; and Frank, a ruthless politician who destroys everything in the way of his ambition.
35. Overexposed (1992 TV Movie)
97 min | Thriller
Convinced that her husband Norm is being unfaithful, Ann Demski has an affair with family friend Nick. When she realizes that Nick contrived the evidence of Norm's unfaithfulness in order ... See full summary »
36. Fatal Confession: A Father Dowling Mystery (1987 TV Movie)
Frank Dowling is a priest who's views on religion are somewhat liberated and also has a penchant for solving mysteries. He now has to solve the mystery of a young man who's obsessed with ... See full summary »
38. Vital Signs (1986 TV Movie)
Two doctors, a father and son, conceal their alcohol and drug problems in this potent look at the abuse of those substances that exist in the medical profession. Asner portrays a ... See full summary »
41. Sailorman (2000)
15 min | Short
A kid spends a day with his dad and a variety of grizzled veterans aboard an old US Navy ship on Chicago's lakefront. A dark journey on a boat with disturbing secrets.
The X-Files (1993–2002)
TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Mulder awakens on a Sunday in a cheap motel in Providence, Rhode Island. He has no idea how he got there and has no memory of what may have occurred in the last two days. His clothes are ... See full summary »
The Equalizer (1985–1989)
46 min | Action, Crime, Drama
McCall is out of town appearing in a hearing being conducted by a Senator over an op (operation) Control did a few years ago on him, and McCall's testimony could take Control down. Scott ... See full summary »
Early Edition (1996–2000)
PG | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Gary must reunite a father and daughter who were torn apart in Russia many years ago. The father is now a taxi driver, and the daughter is grown and touring America as a violin prodigy.