Most Popular Titles With John Richard Petersen
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3. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Professional writer and amateur sleuth Jessica Fletcher uses her intellect, charm, and persistence to get to the bottom of every crime she encounters.
4. A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
R | 91 min | Horror
Several people are hunted by a cruel serial killer who kills his victims in their dreams. When the survivors are trying to find the reason for being chosen, the murderer won't lose any chance to kill them as soon as they fall asleep.
5. Mr. Mom (1983)
PG | 91 min | Comedy, Drama
After he's laid off, a husband switches roles with his wife. She returns to the workforce and he becomes a stay-at-home dad - a job he has no clue how to do.
6. Christine (1983)
R | 110 min | Action, Drama, Horror
A nerdish boy buys a strange car with an evil mind of its own and his nature starts to change to reflect it.
7. Santa Barbara (1984–1993)
TV-PG | 45 min | Drama
In Santa Barbara, California, the fascinating and tumultuous life of the rich Capwells around who gravitate other families, from the Lockridges, the rival family, to the Andrades or the ... See full summary »
8. Stir Crazy (1980)
R | 111 min | Comedy, Crime
Skip and Harry are framed for a bank robbery and end up in a western prison. The two eastern boys are having difficulty adjusting to the new life until the warden finds that Skip has a ... See full summary »
9. Silver Spoons (1982–1987)
30 min | Comedy, Family
Ricky Stratton is a spoiled rich kid who lives the life that many kids dream of, but he still suffers from the problems that many teens do.
11. About Last Night... (1986)
R | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A man and woman meet and try to have a romantic affair, despite their personal problems and the interference of their disapproving friends.
12. Runaway Train (1985)
R | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Two escaped convicts and a female railway worker find themselves trapped on a train with no brakes and nobody driving.
13. Into the Night (1985)
R | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Ed Okin's life is somewhat out of control. He can't sleep, his wife betrays him and his job is dull. One night he starts to drive through Los Angeles and he finally ends in the parking ... See full summary »
15. The Sure Thing (1985)
PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A college student plans a cross-country trip to get laid, but ends up traveling with a young woman. They hate each other, so naturally...
16. Wild Bill (1995)
R | 98 min | Action, Biography, Western
The early career of legendary lawman Wild Bill Hickock is telescoped and culminates in his relocation in Deadwood and a reunion with Calamity Jane.
18. For the Boys (1991)
R | 138 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
With the help of the singer and dancer Dixie Leonhard US-Entertainer Eddie Sparks wants to bring some fun to the soldiers during World War II. Becoming a perfect team they tour from North ... See full summary »
22. Father Murphy (1981–1983)
48 min | Drama, Family, Western
John Murphy leads an struggle against a mining boss causing some children to be orphaned. Assuming responsibility, he poses as a priest to circumvent authorities. He and schoolteacher Mae ... See full summary »
23. Hanky Panky (1982)
PG | 110 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
The complete innocent, Michael Jordon, is drawn into a web of secrecy and government secrets when a girl carrying a mysterious package gets into a taxi with him. When she is later murdered, Michael is the chief suspect and on the run.
24. Buffalo Bill (1983–1984)
30 min | Comedy
Bill Bittinger is the egotistical host of a local daytime talk show on WBFL in Buffalo, NY., unhappy at being a big fish in a small pond (but unable to break into the big leagues). Bill ... See full summary »
26. Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me (2013)
Not Rated | 81 min | Documentary
The uncompromising Tony and Emmy Award-winner is showcased both on and off stage via rare archival footage and intimate cinema vérité.
27. Lovelines (1984)
R | 93 min | Comedy
Greed, lust, dirty tricks and bloody fist fights... All those things that make life worth living. When Piper and Rick, the two hottest properties in the Battle of the Bands want to make it,... See full summary »
28. Supermarket Sweep (1990–2003)
TV-G | 30 min | Family, Game-Show
In this game show, contestants answer trivia questions and then compete in a timed race through the supermarket. The team that has the most valuable items in their shopping cart at the end of the race wins.
29. The Cartier Affair (1984 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy, Crime
Curt Taylor is a convict and owes Phil Drexler the number 1 convict in the prison. Now to settle his debt Drexler sends Curt to be the secretary for Cartier Rand so that he can steal her ... See full summary »
32. Space Rage (1985)
R | 77 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Western
In this sci-fi/western film set two hundred years from now, a bank robber, Grange is captured and sentenced to the penal colony on the mining planet Proxima Centauri 3 where he meets ... See full summary »
33. Sweet Revenge (1984 TV Movie)
103 min | Drama
While a major in the U.S. Army, Joe Cheever has a fling with his commanding officer's daughter that results in a pregnancy. Cheever convinces the girl to have an illegal abortion. The ... See full summary »
34. The Fantastic World of D.C. Collins (1984 TV Movie)
Unrated | 100 min | Comedy
D.C. is a dreamer who can't keep in the real world longer than a few minutes. After a top secret disk finds its way in his backpack, he finds himself right in the middle of a big spy ... See full summary »
35. Torchlight (1985)
R | 90 min | Drama
The marriage of a young and successful couple is jeopardized when he becomes heavily addicted to cocaine. Her inability to help him and his inability to stop are leading them both into a downward spiral.
36. Freak Out (2014– )
30 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller
This hidden-camera show features unsuspecting people, whose fears come to life before their eyes with elaborate special effects, intricate makeup, twisted actors and multiple cameras capturing the scenario from every angle.
37. Happy (1983 TV Movie)
100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A former child show host misses the good old days. He and his sidekick from the show are doing a gig when the place gets robbed and the sidekick murdered. The host is the only one who saw the robber well so the robber goes after him.
38. The Ghost Dance (1980)
96 min | Horror, Thriller
The spirit of a long-dead warrior possesses the body of an Indian medicine man and turns him into a homicidal maniac.
39. Sins of the Past (1984 TV Movie)
104 min | Drama
A ring of call girls leaves the "business" when one of them is murdered. The survivors change their names and leave town. However, they are reunited 15 years later when another one of them ... See full summary »
40. My Life and Times (1991– )
30 min | Drama
Ben Miller was an elderly man living in a nursing home in the year 2035, who frequently reminisced about his past life in this critically acclaimed series. Each episode was set in a ... See full summary »
43. Kissing School for Losers (2011)
24 min | Short, Comedy
Two stoner brothers try to save their mother's house from foreclosure by opening up the very first 'Kissing School for Losers', where they hire hot girls to teach geeks/nerds/anyone who will pay how to be cool.
45. The Cost of Living (2013)
16 min | Short, Action, Comedy
The Cost of Living is a dark comedy that focuses on the friendship and betrayal of two childhood friends whose lives have led them down very different paths.
46. This Is a Business (2006)
103 min | Comedy
Resolved to become a "somebody," a shipping clerk starts his own business knowing only that he intends either to create a product or to provide a service, and whichever one it is, he pledges, it will be good, for everyone.
50. Harmony Heights (2006)
30 min | Short, Comedy
Everyone lives comfortable, predictable lives. Everyone except the four residents of 734 Leary Way. Hunter is a young man living on his own for the first time and trying to live a life ... See full summary »