Highest Rated Titles With Ron Phillips

1. The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
165 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Metascore: 78/100 (45 reviews)

Eight years on, a new evil rises from where the Batman and Commissioner Gordon tried to bury it, causing the Batman to resurface and fight to protect Gotham City... the very city which brands him an enemy.

2. Angels in America (2003 TV Mini-Series)
352 min | Drama, Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Playwright Tony Kushner adapts his political epic about the AIDS crisis during the mid-eighties, around a group of separate but connected individuals.

3. The Sixth Sense (1999)
107 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Metascore: 64/100 (35 reviews)

A boy who communicates with spirits that don't know they're dead seeks the help of a disheartened child psychologist.

4. True Romance (1993)
120 min | Crime, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  
Metascore: 57/100 (18 reviews)

Clarence marries hooker Alabama, steals cocaine from her pimp, and tries to sell it in Hollywood, while the owners of the coke try to reclaim it.

5. Primal Fear (1996)
129 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Metascore: 47/100 (18 reviews)

An altar boy is accused of murdering a priest, and the truth is buried several layers deep.

6. Christmas Vacation (1989)
97 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

The Griswold family's plans for a big family Christmas predictably turn into a big disaster.

7. Tender Mercies (1983)
92 min | Drama, Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A broken-down, middle-aged country singer gets a new wife, reaches out to his long-lost daughter, and tries to put his troubled life back together.

8. Body Heat (1981)
113 min | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Metascore: 78/100 (10 reviews)

In the midst of a searing Florida heat wave, a woman convinces her lover, a small-town lawyer, to murder her rich husband.

9. A Soldier's Story (1984)
101 min | Drama, Mystery, War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

An African American officer investigates a murder in a racially charged situation in World War II.

10. A Love Song for Bobby Long (2004)
119 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Metascore: 48/100 (31 reviews)

A headstrong young woman returns to New Orleans after the death of her estranged mother.

11. Invincible (2006)
105 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Metascore: 63/100 (28 reviews)

Based on the story of Vince Papale, a 30-year-old bartender from South Philadelphia who overcame long odds to play for the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles in 1976.

12. Near Dark (1987)
94 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A young man reluctantly joins a travelling "family" of evil vampires, when the girl he'd tried to seduce is part of that group.

13. Deja Vu (2006)
126 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
Metascore: 59/100 (32 reviews)

An A.T.F. agent travels back in time to save a woman from being murdered, falling in love with her in the process.

14. The Color of Money (1986)
119 min | Drama, Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Fast Eddie Felson teaches a cocky but immensely talented protégé the ropes of pool hustling, which in turn inspires him to make an unlikely comeback.

15. Crossroads (1986)
99 min | Drama, Music, Mystery, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Ralph Macchio is Lightning Boy. A kid who can make a slide guitar sing. Blind Dog is an old pro who knows it. Together, they're headed to a place where deals are made. And legends are born.

Writer: John Fusco |  Director: Walter Hill |  Stars: Ralph Macchio, Joe Seneca, Jami Gertz, Joe Morton
16. Grumpy Old Men (1993)
103 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Metascore: 53/100 (16 reviews)

A lifelong feud between two neighbors since childhood, only gets worse when a new female neighbor moves across the street.

17. Pure Country (1992)
112 min | Drama, Music, Romance, Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Dusty Chandler (Strait) is a super star in the country music world, but his shows have the style of a '70s rock concert. One day he takes a walk - out of his overdone concerts to find his ... See full summary »

18. The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear (1991)
85 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Lieutenant Drebin discovers that his ex-girlfriend's new beau is involved in a plot to kidnap a scientist who advocates solar energy.

19. Tuck Everlasting (2002)
90 min | Drama, Romance, Family, Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Metascore: 66/100 (27 reviews)

A young woman meets and falls in love with a young man who is part of a family of immortals.

20. Independence Day (1983)
110 min | Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Mary Ann Taylor loves the comforts of her hometown in Mercury, Texas. She has a steady job as a waitress in her father's diner, yet she can't help but feel unfulfilled by a life of pouring ... See full summary »

21. Ladder 49 (2004)
115 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Metascore: 47/100 (32 reviews)

Under the watchful eye of his mentor Captain Mike Kennedy, probationary firefighter Jack Morrison matures into a seasoned veteran at a Baltimore fire station. Jack has reached a crossroads,... See full summary »

22. The Replacements (2000)
118 min | Comedy, Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Metascore: 30/100 (32 reviews)

During a pro football strike, the owners hire substitute players.

23. Grumpier Old Men (1995)
101 min | Comedy, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Metascore: 46/100 (14 reviews)

Things don't seem to change much in Wabasha County: Max and John are still fighting after 35 years, Grandpa still drinks, smokes, and chases women , and nobody's been able to catch the ... See full summary »

24. Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult (1994)
83 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Frank Drebin comes out of retirement to help Police Squad infiltrate a gang of terrorists planning to detonate a bomb at the Academy Awards.

25. Just Cause (1995)
102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A Harvard professor is lured back into the courtroom after 25 years to take the case of a young black man condemned to death for the horrific murder of a child.

26. Lone Wolf McQuade (1983)
107 min | Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller, Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

The archetypical renegade Texas Ranger wages war against a drug kingpin with automatic weapons, his wits and martial arts after a gun battle leaves his partner dead. All of this inevitably ... See full summary »

27. Betrayed (1988)
127 min | Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

An FBI agent posing as a combine driver becomes romantically involved with a Midwest farmer who lives a double life as a white supremacist.

28. The Game Plan (2007)
110 min | Comedy, Family, Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Metascore: 44/100 (23 reviews)

An NFL quarterback living the bachelor lifestyle discovers that he has a 8-year-old daughter from a previous relationship.

29. Mad Dog and Glory (1993)
97 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Metascore: 71/100 (19 reviews)

After his life is saved by a lonely cop, a mobster who moonlights as a standup comic, provides the cop with a friend: a beautiful woman.

30. Kid (1990)
91 min | Action, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

I young man (the 'Kid') returns to the small town where his parents were murdered when he was a boy. He's there for revenge. Locals Kate and Louie befriend him, much to the annoyance of ... See full summary »

31. Urban Cowboy (1980)
132 min | Drama, Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

John Travolta stars as a young man from the country who learns about life and love in a Houston bar.

32. Johnny Handsome (1989)
94 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Johnny Handsome is a deformed gangster who plans a successful robbery with a friend of his, Mikey Chalmette, and another couple (Sunny Boid and Rafe Garrett). During the heist, Johnny and ... See full summary »

33. Sylvester (1985)
104 min | Drama, Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Charlie is a 16-year-old orphan struggling to raise her two younger brothers when she endeavors to train a wild horse she names Sylvester and turn him into an Olympic jumping champion.

34. Not Easily Broken (2009)
99 min | Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  
Metascore: 43/100 (18 reviews)

A car accident and shifting affections test the bond between a married couple.

35. Convicts (1991)
93 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

In 1902 Texas, 13-year-old Horace goes to work on old Soll's farm to earn enough money to buy a headstone for his father's grave. Unfortunately for Horace, Soll's senility, ill health, and ... See full summary »

36. Curse of the Starving Class (1994)
102 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Sam Shepard's coming of age drama about a dirt-poor 1950's-era farm family. Dad's a foul talking drunk and Mom is desperately trying to save what's left of their family life.

37. Vegas Vacation (1997)
93 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Metascore: 20/100 (10 reviews)

In the fourth outing for the vacation franchise, the Griswolds have to survive Vegas fever when they go to Las Vegas for a fun family vacation.

38. The Double (I) (2011)
98 min | Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Metascore: 37/100 (20 reviews)

A retired CIA operative is paired with a young FBI agent to unravel the mystery of a senator's murder, with all signs pointing to a Soviet assassin.

39. Soldier (I) (1998)
99 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A soldier is dumped on a waste disposal planet and lives among a community of crash survivors on the planet and takes it upon himself to defend his new home when genetic engineered soldiers are ordered to eliminate the crash survivors.

40. Memoirs of an Invisible Man (1992)
99 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

After a freak accident, an invisible yuppie runs for his life from a treacherous CIA official while trying to cope with his new life.

41. In Country (1989)
120 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Samantha Hughes, a teenaged Kentucky girl, never knew her father, who died in Vietnam before her birth. Samantha lives with her uncle Emmett, who also served in Vietnam. Emmett hangs around... See full summary »

42. Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012)
94 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Metascore: 41/100 (27 reviews)

Sean Anderson partners with his mom's husband on a mission to find his grandfather, who is thought to be missing on a mythical island.

43. Race to Witch Mountain (2009)
98 min | Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Metascore: 52/100 (28 reviews)

A Las Vegas cabbie enlists the help of a UFO expert to protect two siblings with paranormal powers from the clutches of an organization that wants to use the kids for their nefarious plans.

44. Wildcats (1986)
106 min | Comedy, Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Molly is a high school track coach who knows just as much about football as anyone else on the planet. When the football coach's position becomes vacant, she applies for the job, despite ... See full summary »

45. Harry & Son (1984)
120 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Harry Keach has been widowed for two years and works as a demolition crane operator on a demolition crew.

46. Annapolis (2006)
108 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Metascore: 37/100 (28 reviews)

Set against the backdrop of boxing at the Naval Academy, centers on a young man from the wrong side of the tracks whose dream of attending Annapolis becomes a reality.

47. The Evening Star (1996)
129 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Continuing the story of Aurora Greenway in her latter years. After the death of her daughter, Aurora struggled to keep her family together, but has one grandson in jail, a rebellious ... See full summary »

48. End of the Line (1987)
103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

When the closure of a railway is announced, employees commandeer a locomotive to get to corporate headquarters and confront the president.

49. Be Cool (2005)
118 min | Comedy, Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Metascore: 37/100 (38 reviews)

Disenchanted with the movie industry, Chili Palmer tries the music industry, meeting and romancing a widow of a music executive on the way.

50. Full Moon in Blue Water (1988)
95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Floyd, the owner of a bar on the Texas coast, has been depressed for a year after his wife disappeared in a swimming accident. He lives with his senile father-in-law "The General" and is ... See full summary »