Highest Rated Titles With Arthur Penn

 Refine See titles to watch instantly, titles you haven't rated, etc
  • Job Types
  • Movies or TV
  • Genres
  • Keywords
  • IMDb Rating
  • Instant Watch Options
  • In Theaters
  • On TV
  • Release Year




















































































































IMDb user rating (average) to
Number of votes to »






Reset



Reset
Release year or range to »

1. The Jack Paar Tonight Show (1957–1962)

105 min | Comedy, Family, Talk-Show

9.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.1/10 X  

Add a Plot

Stars: Hugh Downs, Jose Melis, Jack Paar, Cliff Arquette

Votes: 112

2. Inside the Actors Studio (1994– )

65 min | Talk-Show

8.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

Famous actors, directors and writers reminisce about their careers and the philosophy behind their careers.

Stars: James Lipton, Bradley Cooper, Ellen Burstyn, Arthur Penn

Votes: 4,188

3. The Dick Cavett Show (1968–1974)

90 min | Music, Talk-Show

8.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

Daytime, primetime, then late-night talk and variety show. Often there was only one guest (GA Gov. Lester Maddox walked out angrily during one interview). Cavett was intelligent and witty, ... See full summary »

Stars: Dick Cavett, Bobby Rosengarden, Fred Foy, Rex Reed

Votes: 352

4. A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies (1995 TV Movie)

225 min | Documentary

8.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

Martin Scorsese describes his initial and growing obsession with films from the 1940s and 50s as the art form developed and grew with clips from classics and cult classics.

Directors: Martin Scorsese, Michael Henry Wilson | Stars: Martin Scorsese, Allison Anders, Kathryn Bigelow, Francis Ford Coppola

Votes: 3,801

5. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Of the many anthology series, Playhouse 90 is considered the most ambitious with oustanding talent in front of the camera. Attracting top ranked directors and scripts it was often filmed live including the entire first season.

Stars: Richard Joy, Charles Bickford, Kim Hunter, Malcolm Atterbury

Votes: 190

6. Producers' Showcase (1954–1957)

90 min | Drama, Musical, Comedy

8.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

This program aired once every fourth week and was one of the most costly live shows of the 1950's. Many stars appeared on this show; see the Guest List for them.

Stars: Cyril Ritchard, Claire Bloom, Mary Martin, David Wayne

Votes: 56

7. Brando (2007 TV Movie)

165 min | Documentary, Biography

8.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

The life and legacy of Marlon Brando and how he changed acting.

Directors: Mimi Freedman, Leslie Greif | Stars: Marlon Brando, Edward R. Murrow, Janet Aemisegger, Betty Gossell

Votes: 532

8. Justice (1954–1956)

30 min | Drama

8.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Dramatic show based on cases tried by lawyers of the Legal Aid Society of New York City.

Stars: William Prince, Gary Merrill, Dane Clark, Ed Begley

Votes: 6

9. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)
Episode: The Miracle Worker (1957)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

The story of Anne Sullivan's struggle to teach the blind and deaf Helen Keller how to communicate.

Director: Arthur Penn | Stars: Richard Joy, Teresa Wright, Burl Ives, John Drew Barrymore

Votes: 6

10. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: You Must Remember This: The Warner Bros. Story (2008)

228 min | Documentary, Biography

8.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Add a Plot

Director: Richard Schickel | Stars: Clint Eastwood, George Arliss, Carroll Baker, John Barrymore

Votes: 180

11. The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (1948–1956)

60 min | Drama

8.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

This live dramatic series featured original stories and adaptations of novels, plays, etc. during it's eight year run. During the first year, the show was sponsored by the Actor's Equity ... See full summary »

Stars: Bert Lytell, Jay Jackson, Bob Stanton, E.G. Marshall

Votes: 55

12. Goodyear Playhouse (1951–1957)

60 min | Drama

8.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

The show featured original plays plus plays adapted from works.

Stars: Walter Matthau, David White, Constance Ford, Gene Lyons

Votes: 39

13. Law & Order (1990–2010)
Episode: Hubris (2001)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

A charming conman acts as his own defense during his murder trial. During the trial, he deliberately tries to taint the jury by flirting with the forewoman.

Director: Constantine Makris | Stars: Jerry Orbach, Jesse L. Martin, S. Epatha Merkerson, Sam Waterston

Votes: 100

14. Inside the Actors Studio (1994– )
Episode: Tom Hanks (1999)

Talk-Show

8.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Interviewee: Tom Hanks

Stars: James Lipton, Tom Hanks, Arthur Penn, Elizabeth Kemp

Votes: 28

15. The Miracle Worker (1962)

Approved | 106 min | Biography, Drama

8.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

The story of Anne Sullivan's struggle to teach the blind and deaf Helen Keller how to communicate.

Director: Arthur Penn | Stars: Anne Bancroft, Patty Duke, Victor Jory, Inga Swenson

Votes: 12,356

16. American Masters (1985– )

90 min | Documentary, Biography

8.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

The life story of Louisa May Alcott based on her writings as well as those of family, friends and associates.

Stars: Martin Scorsese, Tony Bennett, Peter Bogdanovich, Lee Grant

Votes: 434

17. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

8.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Charlie Rose interviews noteworthy people in fields including politics and government, business and economics, science and technology, media, sports and the arts.

Stars: Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin, Al Hunt, Thomas Friedman

Votes: 600

18. Law & Order (1990–2010)
Episode: Burn Baby Burn (2000)

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A community activist who was formerly a Black Panther is accused of killing a police officer. He claims self-defense because of the history of police violence against African-Americans.

Director: David Platt | Stars: Jerry Orbach, Jesse L. Martin, S. Epatha Merkerson, Sam Waterston

Votes: 82

19. Law & Order (1990–2010)
Episode: Endurance (2000)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A frustrated, over-stressed mother is charged with murder after starting a fire that killed her disabled son, but the case weighs heavy on Jack McCoy's conscience. Nora Lewin is introduced as DA Adam Schiff's replacement.

Director: Constantine Makris | Stars: Jerry Orbach, Jesse L. Martin, S. Epatha Merkerson, Sam Waterston

Votes: 89

20. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Patty Duke (2003)

60 min | Documentary, Biography

8.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Add a Plot

Director: Selina Lin | Stars: Mackenzie Astin, Sean Astin, Barry Bostwick, Patty Duke

Votes: 49

21. Law & Order (1990–2010)
Episode: Standoff (2000)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A corrections officer may have deliberately set up a confrontation in prison that resulted in the death of an inmate who raped his colleague and girlfriend.

Director: Jace Alexander | Stars: Jerry Orbach, Jesse L. Martin, S. Epatha Merkerson, Sam Waterston

Votes: 69

22. Law & Order (1990–2010)
Episode: Teenage Wasteland (2001)

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

The murder of a man delivering Chinese food is linked to three bored teens who couldn't afford to pay.

Director: Constantine Makris | Stars: Jerry Orbach, Jesse L. Martin, S. Epatha Merkerson, Sam Waterston

Votes: 98

23. Bonnie and Clyde (1967)

Approved | 111 min | Action, Biography, Crime

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
81 Metascore

A somewhat romanticized account of the career of the notoriously violent bank robbing couple and their gang.

Director: Arthur Penn | Stars: Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, Michael J. Pollard, Gene Hackman

Votes: 80,684

24. Badlands (1973)

PG | 94 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
90 Metascore

An impressionable teenage girl from a dead-end town and her older greaser boyfriend embark on a killing spree in the South Dakota badlands.

Director: Terrence Malick | Stars: Martin Sheen, Sissy Spacek, Warren Oates, Ramon Bieri

Votes: 47,831

25. The Train (1964)

Unrated | 133 min | Thriller, War

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

In 1944, a German colonel loads a train with French art treasures to send to Germany. The Resistance must stop it without damaging the cargo.

Directors: John Frankenheimer, Arthur Penn | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Paul Scofield, Jeanne Moreau, Suzanne Flon

Votes: 10,231

26. Tim's Vermeer (2013)

PG-13 | 80 min | Documentary, History

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
76 Metascore

Inventor Tim Jenison seeks to understand the painting techniques used by Dutch Master Johannes Vermeer.

Director: Teller | Stars: Tim Jenison, Penn Jillette, Martin Mull, Philip Steadman

Votes: 6,148 | Gross: $1.66M

27. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Bill Mumy

Votes: 1,108

28. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

An anthology series from the United Kingdom, from 1955 to 174, producing about 500 ninety minute episodes from Granada Television.

Stars: Alfred Burke, Derek Francis, Laurence Hardy, Peter Wyngarde

Votes: 35

29. Bravo Profiles (1994– )

Documentary, Biography

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Bravo network TV series that profiles creative artists in many fields.

Stars: Tony Roberts, Michael Musto, Anthony Hopkins, Brad Pitt

Votes: 15

30. Marlon Brando: The Wild One (1996 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

An examination of the craft of Marlon Brando, narrated by professionals of the film industry. The film follows his career from the stage with "A Streetcar Named Desire", through the Actors ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Joyce | Stars: Kevin McCarthy, Anthony Hopkins, Dennis Hopper, Shelley Winters

Votes: 65

31. 100 Centre Street (2001–2002)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The lives and work of the staff of a New York City courthouse.

Stars: Joseph Lyle Taylor, Manny Perez, Phyllis Newman, Margo Martindale

Votes: 132

32. Life and Times (1996– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Biographies of famous Canadians.

Stars: Ann-Marie MacDonald, June Callwood, Norman Jewison, Peter Gzowski

Votes: 30

33. Law & Order (1990–2010)

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

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.

Stars: Jerry Orbach, Jesse L. Martin, Dennis Farina, S. Epatha Merkerson

Votes: 25,305

34. Little Big Man (1970)

PG-13 | 139 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
63 Metascore

Jack Crabb, looking back from extreme old age, tells of his life being raised by Indians and fighting with General Custer.

Director: Arthur Penn | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Faye Dunaway, Chief Dan George, Martin Balsam

Votes: 27,117

35. American Playhouse (1981– )

Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Add a Plot

Stars: Edward Herrmann, Robert Minkoff, Deanna Dunagan, Sada Thompson

Votes: 125

36. Erika Rabau: Puck of Berlin (2008)

87 min | Documentary

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A look at the life and work of Berlin Film Festival photographer Erika Rabau.

Director: Samson Vicent | Stars: Hiam Abbass, Mario Adorf, Robert Altman, Antonio Banderas

Votes: 18

37. Law & Order (1990–2010)
Episode: Amends (2000)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A 1981 murder case is reopened. An ambassador's son is charged, but key evidence has disappeared. Further investigation reveals that the evidence may not have disappeared by accident.

Director: Matthew Penn | Stars: Jerry Orbach, Jesse L. Martin, S. Epatha Merkerson, Sam Waterston

Votes: 77

38. Law & Order (1990–2010)
Episode: Phobia (2001)

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Did a baby's biological father kill one of the baby's adoptive parents in order to get him back, or because of his outrage that the child was adopted by a homosexual couple?

Director: David Platt | Stars: Jerry Orbach, Jesse L. Martin, S. Epatha Merkerson, Sam Waterston

Votes: 79

39. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: Tony Bennett: The Music Never Ends (2007)

87 min | Documentary, Biography

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Archival footage, live performances, and interviews conducted by none other than Clint Eastwood depict the life and career of Tony Bennett.

Director: Bruce Ricker | Stars: Tony Bennett, Anthony Hopkins, Christina Aguilera, Alec Baldwin

Votes: 91

40. Hello Actors Studio (1988 TV Movie)

165 min | Documentary

7.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Add a Plot

Director: Annie Tresgot | Stars: Ellen Burstyn, Lee Grant, Elia Kazan, Harvey Keitel

Votes: 21

41. The Colgate Comedy Hour (1950–1955)

60 min | Comedy, Romance

7.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

This was a Colgate sponsored Comedy hour that featured many notable Comedians and Entertainers of the era as Guest Stars.

Stars: Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin, Al Goodman, Eddie Cantor

Votes: 355

42. Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex, Drugs and Rock 'N' Roll Generation Saved Hollywood (2003)

TV-14 | 119 min | Documentary

7.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A look at 1970s Hollywood when it was known as New Hollywood, and the director was the star of the movie.

Director: Kenneth Bowser | Stars: Martin Scorsese, Dennis Hopper, Peter Bogdanovich, Sam Peckinpah

Votes: 2,265

43. Law & Order (1990–2010)
Episode: Dissonance (2000)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Detectives discover that a murdered concert violinist was having an affair with her orchestra conductor.

Director: Lewis Gould | Stars: Jerry Orbach, Jesse L. Martin, S. Epatha Merkerson, Sam Waterston

Votes: 75

44. Law & Order (1990–2010)
Episode: Return (2000)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

When a suspected murderer tries to seek shelter in Israel, the DA's office faces the difficult task of extraditing and trying him in New York while also satisfying the Jewish community.

Director: Stephen Wertimer | Stars: Jerry Orbach, Jesse L. Martin, S. Epatha Merkerson, Sam Waterston

Votes: 84

45. Law & Order (1990–2010)
Episode: Thin Ice (2000)

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A father confesses to killing his son's hockey coach over playing time. His defense is that he should not be considered responsible for his actions because he suffers from a mental defect known as "sports rage."

Director: Jace Alexander | Stars: Jerry Orbach, Jesse L. Martin, S. Epatha Merkerson, Sam Waterston

Votes: 86

46. Law & Order (1990–2010)
Episode: Turnstile Justice (2000)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

After a homeless man is accused of killing a woman at a subway station, McCoy learns that a health care provider may not have provided him with appropriate medical attention in order to save money.

Director: Richard Dobbs | Stars: Jerry Orbach, Jesse L. Martin, S. Epatha Merkerson, Sam Waterston

Votes: 84

47. The Chase (1966)

135 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

The escape of Bubber Reeves from prison affects the inhabitants of a small Southern town.

Director: Arthur Penn | Stars: Marlon Brando, Jane Fonda, Robert Redford, E.G. Marshall

Votes: 6,933

48. Revolution! The Making of 'Bonnie and Clyde' (2008 Video)

65 min | Documentary

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Add a Plot

Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Warren Beatty, Robert Benton, Robert Towne, Arthur Penn

Votes: 23

49. Arthur Penn, 1922-: Themes and Variants (1970 TV Movie)

86 min | Documentary

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Arthur Penn's career is examined via interviews with the director himself (recalling his life and work), interviews with the people who have worked with him including Anne Bancroft, Dustin ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Hughes | Stars: Dede Allen, Anne Bancroft, Warren Beatty, Alice Brock

Votes: 7

50. E! True Hollywood Story (1996– )
Episode: Sammy Davis Jr. (2001)

120 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Add a Plot

Director: Diana Rico | Stars: Jay Bernstein, May Britt, Diahann Carroll, Sammy Davis Jr.

Votes: 11