Most Popular Titles With Lynda Obst

1. Interstellar (2014)
Mystery, Sci-Fi | Post-production

A group of explorers make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.

2. Hot in Cleveland (2010– )
30 min | Comedy
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Three 40-something best friends from Los Angeles are flying to Paris when their plane makes an emergency landing in Cleveland. Realizing that all the norms from Los Angeles don't apply anymore, they decide to celebrate a city that values real women and stay where they're still considered hot.

3. How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003)
116 min | Comedy, Romance
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Metascore: 45/100 (31 reviews)

Benjamin Barry is an advertising executive and ladies' man who, to win a big campaign, bets that he can make a woman fall in love with him in 10 days. Andie Anderson covers the "How To" beat for "Composure" magazine and is assigned to write an article on "How to Lose a Guy in 10 days." They meet in a bar shortly after the bet is made.

4. Contact (1997)
150 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Metascore: 62/100 (22 reviews)

Dr. Ellie Arroway, after years of searching, finds conclusive radio proof of intelligent aliens, who send plans for a mysterious machine.

5. Flashdance (1983)
95 min | Drama, Romance, Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  
Metascore: 35/100 (9 reviews)

A Pittsburgh woman with two jobs as a welder and an exotic dancer wants to get into ballet school.

6. A Single Man (2009)
99 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Metascore: 77/100 (35 reviews)

An English professor, one year after the sudden death of his boyfriend, is unable to cope with his typical days in 1960s Los Angeles.

7. The Invention of Lying (2009)
100 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Metascore: 58/100 (31 reviews)

A comedy set in a world where no one has ever lied, until a writer seizes the opportunity for personal gain.

8. Sleepless in Seattle (1993)
105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Metascore: 72/100 (17 reviews)

A recently-widowed man's son calls a radio talk show in an attempt to find his father a partner.

9. Adventures in Babysitting (1987)
102 min | Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
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Chris Parker agrees to babysit after her "dread" date stands her up. Expecting a dull evening, Chris settles down with three kids for a night of TV... and boredom. But when her frantic ... See full summary »

10. One Fine Day (1996)
108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Melanie Parker, an architect and mother of Sammy, and Jack Taylor, a newspaper columnist and father of Maggie, are both divorced. They meet one morning when overwhelmed Jack is left ... See full summary »

11. The Soul Man (2012– )
30 min | Comedy | Active
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"The Soul Man" revolves around R&B superstar-turned-minister Reverend Boyce "The Voice" Ballentine, who was living the high life in Las Vegas at the top of the music charts when he gets the... See full summary »

12. Hope Floats (1998)
114 min | Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Metascore: 42/100 (19 reviews)

Birdee Calvert must choose between her morals and her heart after her husband divorces her and a charming young man, who her daughter disapproves of, comes back into her life.

13. The Fisher King (1991)
137 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Metascore: 61/100 (9 reviews)

A former radio DJ, suicidally despondent because of a terrible mistake he made, finds redemption in helping a deranged homeless man who was an unwitting victim of that mistake.

14. The Siege (1998)
116 min | Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Metascore: 53/100 (25 reviews)

The secret US abduction of a suspected terrorist leads to a wave of terrorist attacks in New York that lead to the declaration of martial law.

15. Someone Like You... (2001)
97 min | Comedy, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Metascore: 32/100 (30 reviews)

After being jilted by her boyfriend, a talkshow talent scout writes a sexist column accusing all men of being cheaters, which gains her national fame.

16. Bad Girls (1994)
99 min | Western
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Four prostitutes join together to travel the Old West.

17. Abandon (2002)
99 min | Drama, Music, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
Metascore: 36/100 (26 reviews)

A senior at an elite college, already under severe pressure to complete her thesis and land a prestigious job, must confront the sudden reappearance of her old boyfriend, after his two year... See full summary »

18. The '60s (1999 TV Movie)
172 min | Drama
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The Herlihys are a working class family from Chicago whose three children take wildly divergent paths: Brian joins the Marines right out of High School and goes to Vietnam, Michael becomes ... See full summary »

19. I Love Your Work (2003)
111 min | Drama, Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Metascore: 39/100 (9 reviews)

The film follows fictional movie star Gray Evans through the disintegration of his marriage, his gradual mental breakdown, and his increasing obsession with a young film student who reminds... See full summary »

20. Heartbreak Hotel (1988)
97 min | Comedy
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When a teen tries to set up a band at his school, his mother who was a big fan of Elvis Presley gets in a wreck he and his band members decides to kidnap Elvis and have him hooked up with his mother.

21. Charlie Rose (1991– )
60 min | News, Talk-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
22. Pie in the Sky (1996)
95 min | Comedy, Romance
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A whimsical saga of a young man whose two life-consuming passions are unraveling traffic gridlock and an avant-garde dancer. A romantic comedy.

23. This Is My Life (1992)
105 min | Drama
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A stand-up comic (Julie Kavner) neglects her two daughters in the midst of her newfound fame.

25. The Independents (2013– )
60 min | News, Talk-Show
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26. Naked Hollywood (1991 TV Mini-Series)
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27. Hello, He Lied & Other Truths from the Hollywood Trenches (2002 TV Movie)
46 min | Documentary
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This documentary, shown on the American Movie Classics (AMC) cable channel, answers the question "What does a movie producer do?" It takes the viewer through every step of movie production.... See full summary »

28. The Media Show (1987–1990)
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29. The Cycle (2012– )
60 min | News
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Daily news/opinion shows featuring journalists, commentators, and news makers.

30. From Weepies to Chick Flicks (2010 TV Movie)
52 min | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
31. Vibes
Comedy, Sci-Fi | Announced

A teenage high school student wakes up one day with the ability to read peoples' minds, which is cool, until she finds out what everyone really thinks about her.

32. Dover
Drama | Announced

A drama centered on the 2005 trial that stopped a Pennsylvania school board from teaching intelligent design over evolution.

Writer: Ron Nyswaner
33. The History of 'Flashdance' (2007 Video)
15 min | Documentary, Short
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34. Releasing the 'Flashdance' Phenomenon (2007 Video)
9 min | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
35. Hot in Cleveland (2010– )
Episode: A Box Full of Puppies (2012)
30 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

During a trip to the vet, Elka tries to teach Mamie how to flirt. Joy's turned on by the idea of male pet-owners - especially when a smoldering fireman walks in. Victoria's interviewed by her daughter about second acts in life.

36. Hot in Cleveland (2010– )
Episode: A Midwinter Night's Sex Comedy (2012)
30 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  

Melanie's boss puts her in an awkward position with her attractive co-worker, while Joy is self-conscious about fitting in at college. Meanwhile, Victoria's director asks her to change her appearance, and Elka keeps a secret.

37. Hot in Cleveland (2010– )
Episode: All My Exes (2013)
30 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9/10 X  

Stuck in the hospital on the day of her bachelorette trip, Victoria contacts her many ex-husbands to find out where things went wrong. Joy and Melanie fantasize over a man in a coma and Elka and Mamie bring Vegas to Cleveland.

38. Hot in Cleveland (2010– )
Episode: Arch Enemies (2011)
30 min | Comedy
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Melanie learns she has charms she wasn't aware of and tries to get comfortable with them. Victoria uses Joy to get revenge for her co-anchor's practical jokes.

39. Hot in Cleveland (2010– )
Episode: Bad Bromance (2011)
30 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Rick sees posing as Joy's husband for her immigration fraud as an opportunity to appeal to other women but joy becomes concerned when his first target is her immigration lawyer. Malanie ... See full summary »

40. Hot in Cleveland (2010– )
Episode: Battle of the Bands (2011)
30 min | Comedy
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The girls try forming a band for a battle of the bands contest.

41. Hot in Cleveland (2010– )
Episode: Beards (2011)
30 min | Comedy
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Joy wants a divorce but Victoria mollifies her with a cruise and a handbag. Elka and Melanie are game for anywhere warm. But it's a gay cruise that puts the Love Boat and the girls to shame.

42. Hot in Cleveland (2010– )
Episode: Birthdates (2010)
30 min | Comedy
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Elka finds a lot to like about her blind date, though the other ladies aren't so lucky with their respective suitors.

43. Hot in Cleveland (2010– )
Episode: Blow Outs (2012)
30 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

Melanie tries to keep her new salon a secret from Joy and Victoria so they don't ruin it for her.

44. Hot in Cleveland (2010– )
Episode: Bridezelka (2011)
30 min | Comedy
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Elka and her fiancé Fred meet with Reverend Boyce to plan their simple wedding ceremony. But the ladies encourage Elka to go bigger and Elka quickly morphs into a bouquet-slugging Bridezelka.

45. Hot in Cleveland (2010– )
Episode: Bye George, I Think He's Got It! (2012)
30 min | Comedy
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Joy prepares to marry her not long to live boy friend.

46. Hot in Cleveland (2010– )
Episode: Canoga Falls (2013)
30 min | Comedy
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Victoria's sister (Jean Smart) tricks her into coming home for a visit. She and the ladies find her mother Penny (Carol Burnett) in an alarming state. Joy and Melanie re-visit the '70s. Elka (Betty White) gives Penny advice.

47. Hot in Cleveland (2010– )
Episode: Claus, Tails & High-Pitched Males: Birthdates 3 (2012)
30 min | Comedy
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The gals try again to fix each other up for their "birth dates" with the usual odd results.

48. Hot in Cleveland (2010– )
Episode: Cleveland Fantasy Con (2013)
30 min | Comedy
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Melanie's embroiled in an office love triangle. Joy learns a tidbit about Sean that threatens her fireman fantasy. Victoria's insecurity about dating a movie star leads her to extremes. Elka and Mamie have a run-in with the law.

49. Hot in Cleveland (2010– )
Episode: Cleveland Indians (2013)
30 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9/10 X  

Lying to Cleveland's top pediatrician leads Joy to host a traditional Indian dinner party. When Victoria's wedding planner (Michael Urie) arrives, the stage is set for a classic farce--appropriate as Elka auditions for a play.

50. Hot in Cleveland (2010– )
Episode: Corpse Bride (2013)
30 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  

Melanie gets her dream engagement ring, but not the way she expected, Joy deals with mysterious family issues, and Victoria tests a new product from the Mrs. Ladypants line. Elka and Mamie test jokes for a Senior Center roast.