Most Popular Titles With Esther Rolle
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1. Murder, She Wrote (1984– )
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.
2. Cape Fear (1991)
R | 128 min | Crime, Thriller
A convicted rapist, released from prison after serving a fourteen-year sentence, stalks the family of the lawyer who originally defended him.
5. Fantasy Island (1977–1984)
60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Accounts of visitors to a unique resort island in the Pacific Ocean that can fulfill literally any fantasy requested, but rarely turn out as expected.
7. One Life to Live (1968–2013)
TV-PG | 60 min | Drama
One Life to Live premiered in 1968, centering on the lives of the citizens of the fictional town of Llanview, PA. Concentrating on the wealthy Lord family, and the middle-class Woleks and ... See full summary »
8. Touched by an Angel (1994–2003)
TV-G | 60 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
Monica, Tess, and Andrew are a trio of angels sent to Earth to tell depressed and troubled people that God loves them and hasn't forgotten them.
9. Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
PG | 99 min | Drama
An old Jewish woman and her African-American chauffeur in the American South have a relationship that grows and improves over the years.
10. Match Game 73 (1973–1982)
TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Game-Show
The five-day-a-week syndicated successor to the popular CBS game show, where two contestants compete to match fill-in-the-blank phrases with those of the celebrities.
11. Maude (1972–1978)
30 min | Comedy
This "All In The Family" spin-off centers around Edith's cousin, Maude Findlay. She's a liberal, independent woman living in Tuckahoe, NY with her fourth husband Walter, owner of Findlay's ... See full summary »
13. How to Make an American Quilt (1995)
PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Bride-to-be Finn Dodd hears tales of romance and sorrow from her elders as they construct a quilt.
14. Scarlett (1994 TV Mini-Series)
PG-13 | 360 min | Drama, Romance
Atlanta, 1873. It's another day (Melanie's funeral, in fact), and Scarlett is determined to win back Rhett (who's spending a lot of time with Belle Watling). First, she goes to Tara and ... See full summary »
15. My Fellow Americans (1996)
PG-13 | 101 min | Adventure, Comedy
Two former U. S. Presidents, hated rivals, join forces to expose the current, corrupt President at the risk of their lives.
16. Poltergeist: The Legacy (1996–1999)
Unrated | 60 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
"The Legacy" is a secret society that began many centuries ago to accumulate knowledge and artifacts to help fight against the evil in the world. This particular Legacy team is set in San ... See full summary »
18. The Mighty Quinn (1989)
R | 98 min | Action, Crime, Drama
When police officer Xavier Quinn's childhood friend, Maubee, becomes associated with murder and a briefcase full of ten thousand dollar bills, The Mighty Quinn must clear his name. Or try to catch him, which could be even trickier.
19. House of Cards (1993)
PG-13 | 109 min | Drama
When Ruth Matthews's husband is killed in a fall at an archaeological dig, her daughter Sally handles her father's death in a very odd manner. As Sally's condition worsens, Ruth takes her ... See full summary »
21. Flamingo Road (1980–1982)
60 min | Drama
Based on the novel and 1949 film of the same name, this prime-time soap detailed the lives of haves and have-nots in the sleepy Southern hamlet Truro, Florida. The haves live in huge ... See full summary »
22. Promised Land (1996–1999)
60 min | Drama
When Russell Greene loses his job, he decides to go on the road with his family. So he gathers his wife, Claire, his son, Josh, his daughter, Dinah, his mother, Hattie, and his nephew, ... See full summary »
23. Cleopatra Jones (1973)
PG | 89 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
During the 1970s, U.S. Special Agent Cleopatra Jones proves to be an invaluable asset to the local police forces in the war on drugs.
24. Message from Nam (1993 TV Movie)
175 min | Drama, Romance
Journalism Major Paxton Andrews loses the man she loves in the Vietnam War. Always having followed the beat of a different drum, she decides to work out her grief by going to Vietnam and ... See full summary »
26. Donny and Marie (1976–1978)
60 min | Music
Long running variety show, featuring the brother-sister singing duo of Donny and Marie Osmond. The first season also featured all of the Osmond families, but Donny and Marie were obviously ... See full summary »
27. Down in the Delta (1998)
PG-13 | 112 min | Drama
Rosa Lynn sends her druggie daughter Loretta and her children Thomas and Tracy away from the big city to live with their uncle Earl in the ancestral home in rural Mississippi. Earl puts ... See full summary »
29. Match Game PM (1975–1981)
TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Game-Show
A high-stakes version of the classic game show, hosted by Gene Rayburn. A group of celebrities would be given a sentence with a missing word, which they would then have to fill in. The ... See full summary »
30. To Dance with the White Dog (1993 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama
This is the touching story of an elderly widower trying to work through his grief. When Sam Peek's beloved wife, Cora, dies, a white dog suddenly materializes as his new companion and ... See full summary »
31. The Merv Griffin Show (1962–1986)
60 min | Comedy, Family, Music
Merv Griffin invites a series of actors, actresses, writers, and directors to discuss the progressive work they have done and current culture, arts, and entertainment surrounding the numerous projects.
32. Nothing But a Man (1964)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Romance
A proud black man and his school-teacher wife face discriminatory challenges in 1960s America.
34. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1979 TV Movie)
96 min | Biography, Drama
Based on writer Maya Angelou's childhood, this story is about a young girl in the South who is sent to live with her grandmother after her parents divorce.
36. Finder of Lost Loves (1984–1985)
60 min | Drama
Cary Maxwell is a private investigator and owner of Maxwell Unlimited. MU specializes in helping people find their lost loves. Each week Maxwell, along with Daisy Lloyd and Rita Hargrove, ... See full summary »
39. P.K. and the Kid (1987)
PG-13 | 89 min | Drama
P.K. runs away from home because her step-father keeps on harassing her sexually and her mother is ignoring the problem. She hides in the loading space of Kid Kane's pickup, who's on the ... See full summary »
40. The Kid Who Loved Christmas (1990 TV Movie)
118 min | Drama
A family is torn apart at Christmas when to wife of a couple, trying to adopt a son, is killed in a car accident and the husband, a musician, is deemed unfit to raise a child.
42. Celebrity Sweepstakes (1974–1977)
TV-PG | 30 min | Family, Game-Show
Contestants win money by guessing which members of the celebrity panel answer questions correctly, with payoffs determined by odds set by the studio audience.
44. Train Ride (2000)
R | 93 min | Drama
Three college seniors who are thinking about nothing but graduation and going out with a bang from college, harshly discover that a culmination of four years of hard work can lead to a ... See full summary »
45. The Bold Ones: The Senator (1970–1971)
60 min | Drama
Hays Stowe is a new senator who comes to Washington DC with his wife Erin and daughter Norma. He arrives full of optimism that being on the side of justice can help him change things for ... See full summary »
46. Color Adjustment (1992)
Unrated | 86 min | Documentary
Analyzes the evolution of television's earlier, unflattering portrayal of blacks from 1948 until 1988, when they are depicted as prosperous and as having achieved the American dream, a ... See full summary »
47. Don't Play Us Cheap (1973)
99 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Film version of Melvin Van Peebles' Broadway musical. A pair of devil-bats take human form and crash a Harlem house party in an attempt to break it up. But somehow, their attempts to ruin the party fail.
48. Age-Old Friends (1989 TV Movie)
90 min | Comedy
John Cooper is in a retirement home. There are strict rules for the residents, but he refuses to fall into passivity. He flirts constantly with Nurse Wilson and spends time with his best ... See full summary »