Most Popular Titles With Alvin Sargent

1. The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)
136 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Metascore: 66/100 (42 reviews)

Peter Parker finds a clue that might help him understand why his parents disappeared when he was young. His path puts him on a collision course with Dr. Curt Connors, his father's former partner.

2. Spider-Man 3 (2007)
139 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Metascore: 59/100 (40 reviews)

A strange black entity from another world bonds with Peter Parker and causes inner turmoil as he contends with new villains, temptations, and revenge.

3. Spider-Man 2 (2004)
127 min | Action, Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Metascore: 83/100 (41 reviews)

Peter Parker is beset with troubles in his failing personal life as he battles a brilliant scientist named Doctor Otto Octavius.

4. Unfaithful (2002)
124 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Metascore: 63/100 (34 reviews)

A New York suburban couple's marriage goes dangerously awry when the wife indulges in an adulterous fling.

5. Ordinary People (1980)
124 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Metascore: 85/100 (11 reviews)

The accidental death of the older son of an affluent family deeply strains the relationships among the bitter mother, the good-natured father, and the guilt-ridden younger son.

6. What About Bob? (1991)
99 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
Metascore: 60/100 (17 reviews)

A successful psychotherapist loses his mind after one of his most dependent patients, a highly manipulative obsessive-compulsive narcissist, tracks him down during his family vacation.

7. From Here to Eternity (1953)
118 min | Drama, Romance, War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

In 1941 Hawaii, a private is cruelly punished for not boxing on his unit's team, while his captain's wife and second in command are falling in love.

8. Paper Moon (1973)
102 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

During the Great Depression, a con man finds himself saddled with a young girl who may or may not be his daughter, and the two forge an unlikely partnership.

9. Hero (I) (1992)
117 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A not-so-nice man rescues passengers from a crashed airliner, only to see someone else take credit.

10. Route 66 (1960–1964)
60 min | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Only fiction series written & shot all over North America. Two young adventurers in a Corvette explore early 60's social problems and changing mores, looking for the right place to settle ... See full summary »

11. The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962–1965)
50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

A continuation of the dramatic anthology series hosted by the master of suspense and mystery. When the series Alfred Hitchcock Presents was revived in 1962, the name was changed, but the ... See full summary »

12. Anywhere But Here (1999)
114 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Metascore: 59/100 (33 reviews)

A mother and daughter search for success in Beverly Hills.

13. Killshot (2008)
95 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Beautiful Carmen Colson and her ironworker husband Wayne are placed in the Federal Witness Protection program after witnessing an "incident". Thinking they are at last safe, they are targeted by an experienced hit man and a psychopathic young upstart killer. The ensuing struggle will test Carmen to the limit.

14. Love and Pain and the Whole Damn Thing (1973)
110 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

American Walter Elbertson, in his late teens, is feeling lost within his family of overachievers. Thirty-something Englishwoman Lila Fisher is emotionally repressed. The two meet on their ... See full summary »

15. A Star Is Born (1976)
139 min | Drama, Music, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A has-been rock star falls in love with a young, up-and-coming songstress.

16. Naked City (1958–1963)
60 min | Action, Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A crime drama that focused on the lives of the detectives of New York's 65th Precinct. The emphasis in the stories was mostly on real-life crime and the human element. Season one stars were... See full summary »

17. Julia (1977)
117 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

At the behest of an old and dear friend, playwright Lillian Hellman undertakes a dangerous mission to smuggle funds into Nazi Germany.

18. White Palace (1990)
103 min | Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Max Baron (James Spader) is a 27-year-old high flying advertising executive still recovering from the death of his wife. One night he is in a bar when he meets Nora Baker (Susan Sarandon) a... See full summary »

19. Bogus (1996)
110 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Recently orphaned, a young boy is taken in by his godmother who is shocked to realize that she can see the boy's imaginary friend: a flamboyant, French magician named Bogus.

20. Straight Time (1978)
114 min | Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

After being released on parole, a burglar attempts to go straight, get a regular job, and just go by the rules. He soon finds himself back in jail at the hands of a power-hungry parole ... See full summary »

21. Bobby Deerfield (1977)
124 min | Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Bobby Deerfield, a famous American race car driver on the European circuit, falls in love with the enigmatic Lillian Morelli, who is terminally ill.

22. Other People's Money (1991)
103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A corporate raider threatens a hostile take-over of a "mom and pop" company. The patriarch of the company enlists the help of his wife's daughter, who is a lawyer, to try and protect the ... See full summary »

23. Gambit (1966)
109 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

An English cat burglar needs a Eurasian dancer's help to pull off the perfect heist, but even the most foolproof schemes have a way of backfiring.

24. Nuts (1987)
116 min | Drama, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A high-class call girl accused of murder fights for the right to stand trial rather than be declared mentally incompetent.

25. Ben Casey (1961–1966)
60 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Gritty realistic hospital drama featuring manly Dr. Casey against the medical establishment, at first under the watchful eye of Dr. Zorba and later under the thumb of Chief of Surgery Dr. Freeland.

26. Ready or Not (1993–1997)
23 min | Drama, Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Two Teenage friends come of age while going through life's struggles together.

27. The Sterile Cuckoo (1969)
107 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Two students from neighboring colleges in upstate New York are swept up in a tragic romantic interlude calling for a maturity of vision beyond their experience of capabilities. Pookie Adams... See full summary »

28. Run for Your Life (1965–1968)
60 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Ben Gazzara plays a successful lawyer who is told by his doctor in the first episode that he will die in one to two years. He decides to do all of the things he has never had time for. The ... See full summary »

29. Dominick and Eugene (1988)
111 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Dominick and Eugene are twins, but Dominick is a little bit slow due do an accident in his youth. They live together, with Dominick working as garbage man to put Eugene through medical ... See full summary »

30. I Walk the Line (1970)
97 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Henry Tawes is the sheriff in a small town in Tennessee. A man of strong moral fibre he is always quick to judge others and follows the law zealously. Then he meets Alma, a young beautiful ... See full summary »

31. General Electric Theater (1953–1962)
30 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  
32. Interrogation (1989)
118 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Tonia goes out drinking. She wakes up in prison, not having a clue why she's there. She is tortured to encourage her to confess to a crime she is not aware of.

33. Coronet Blue (1967– )
60 min | Drama, Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Mike is running from some men when he falls into the harbour. He climbs out remembering only that he was running and the phrase 'coronet blue'. As the show continues from week to week, Mike... See full summary »

34. The Stalking Moon (1968)
109 min | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

When an army scout retires to a farm in New Mexico he takes pity on a white woman and her half-breed son recently rescued from indians, and invites them to join him. He does this even ... See full summary »

35. The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds (1972)
100 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

From the Pullizer Prize winning play by Paul Zindel, this is the story of Beatrice Hunsdorfer and her daughters, Ruth and Matilda. A middle-aged widowed eccentric, Beatrice is looking for ... See full summary »

36. Mr. Novak (1963–1965)
60 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

The experiences of a young, tough-minded, idealistic high school English teacher on his first job provided the stories in this series. John Novak begins at Jefferson High School in Los ... See full summary »

37. Bus Stop (1961–1962)
60 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Grace owns the bus stop in Sunrise CO. She, waitress Elma, Sheriff Will and D.A. Glenn watch life through the stories which unfold as passengers arrive and then depart the small town.

38. The 50th Annual Academy Awards (1978 TV Special)
Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
39. Paper Moon (1974–1975)
30 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
40. The Doctors and the Nurses (1962–1965)
60 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The story takes place in a large hospital and revolves around two nurses, Liz Thorpe (Shirl Conway), the older head nurse, and Gail Lucas, the naive student nurse. The two nurses were ... See full summary »

42. Empire (1962–1964)
60 min | Western, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
43. For the People (1965– )
60 min | Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

David Koster is an obsessive New York City assistant district attorney who gets into trouble because of his passion for justice. His boss, Anthony Celese, tries to keep him under control ... See full summary »

44. Chevron Theatre (1952–1953)
30 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
45. Footsteps (1972 TV Movie)
90 min | Drama, Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A football coach is hired by a small college to shape up its football team, and he finds himself in trouble with local gamblers who don't want the team to improve.

46. Chevron Hall of Stars (1956– )
Drama
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47. Norman Corwin Presents (1972– )
30 min
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
48. The Impatient Heart (1971 TV Movie)
95 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Social worker helps others with their lives but realizes she needs help with her own life.

49. Love and Pain and the Whole Damn Thing
Drama, Romance | Announced

A young American student falls for an older woman while traveling in Spain.

Writer: Alvin Sargent
50. The Revlon Mirror Theater (1953– )
30 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X