Most Voted Titles With Brian Tarantina
- Movies or TV
1. Donnie Brasco (1997)
R | 127 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
An FBI undercover agent infilitrates the mob and finds himself identifying more with the mafia life to the expense of his regular one.
3. Fringe (2008–2013)
TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A television drama centered around a female FBI agent who is forced to work with an institutionalized scientist in order to rationalize a brewing storm of unexplained phenomena.
4. Carlito's Way (1993)
R | 144 min | Crime, Drama
A Puerto Rican former convict, just released from prison, pledges to stay away from drugs and violence despite the pressure around him and lead on to a better life outside of N.Y.C.
5. The Sopranos (1999–2007)
TV-MA | 58 min | Crime, Drama
Modern day morality tale about New Jersey mob boss Tony Soprano, as he deals with personal and professional issues in his home and business life.
7. The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)
R | 139 min | Crime, Drama, Music
In late 1950s New York, Tom Ripley, a young underachiever, is sent to Italy to retrieve a rich and spoiled millionaire playboy, named Dickie Greenleaf. But when the errand fails, Ripley takes extreme measures.
9. Born on the Fourth of July (1989)
R | 145 min | Biography, Drama, War
The biography of Ron Kovic. Paralyzed in the Vietnam war, he becomes an anti-war and pro-human rights political activist after feeling betrayed by the country he fought for.
10. Jacob's Ladder (I) (1990)
R | 113 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Mourning his dead child, a haunted Vietnam vet attempts to discover his past while suffering from a severe case of disassociation. To do so, he must decipher reality and life from his own dreams, delusion, and perception of death.
11. Ghost Town (I) (2008)
PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Bertram Pincus is a man whose people skills leave much to be desired. When Pincus dies unexpectedly, but is miraculously revived after seven minutes, he wakes up to discover that he now has the annoying ability to see ghosts.
12. Uncle Buck (1989)
PG | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Bachelor and all round slob, Buck, babysits his brother's rebellious teenage daughter and her cute younger brother and sister.
14. The Brave One (2007)
R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A woman struggles to recover from a brutal attack by setting out on a mission for revenge.
15. Gilmore Girls (2000–2007)
TV-PG | 44 min | Comedy, Drama
A drama centering around the relationship between a thirtysomething single mother and her teen daughter living in Stars Hollow, Connecticut.
17. The Blacklist (2013– )
43 min | Action, Crime, Mystery
Former government agent Raymond "Red" Reddington (James Spader) has eluded capture for decades. But he suddenly surrenders to the FBI with an offer to help catch a terrorist under the ... See full summary »
18. The Good Wife (2009– )
TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Alicia has been a good wife to her husband, a former state's attorney. After a very humiliating sex and corruption scandal, he is behind bars. She must now provide for her family and returns to work as a litigator in a law firm.
19. Summer of Sam (1999)
R | 142 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Spike Lee's take on the "Son of Sam" murders in New York City during the summer of 1977 centering on the residents of an Italian-American South Bronx neighborhood who live in fear and distrust of one another.
20. City by the Sea (2002)
R | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Vincent Lamarca, whose father was executed for a 1950s kidnapping of a child, grew up to become a police officer, only to see his own son become a murderer.
21. Spin City (1996–2002)
30 min | Comedy
In this sitcom, Charlie, who takes Mike Flaherty's place in later years, is the Deputy-Mayor of New York City, and his team of half-wits must constantly save the Mayor from embarrassment and the media.
22. Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001–2011)
TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery | Active
The third "Law and Order" series involves the criminal justice system from the criminal's point of view.
25. The Cotton Club (1984)
R | 127 min | Crime, Drama, Music
The Cotton Club was a famous night club in Harlem. The story follows the people that visited the club, those that ran it, and is peppered with the Jazz music that made it so famous.
26. Trust the Man (2005)
R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After all the drama, cheating, and trial separations, two men (Crudup, Duchovny) fight to save their respective relationships.
29. Third Watch (1999–2005)
44 min | Action, Crime, Drama
The exploits of a group of men and women who serve the City of New York as police officers, firemen, and paramedics in the fictional 55th Precinct.
30. Bed of Roses (1996)
PG | 87 min | Romance, Drama
Romantic drama about a young career girl who is swept off her feet by a shy florist, who fell in love with her after one glimpse through a shadowy window.
32. The Associate (1996)
PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy
A comedy about making it on Wall Street. Prejudices are hard to break and Laurel Ayres quickly learns that in order for people to take her seriously she has to work for an older white man ... See full summary »
33. The January Man (1989)
R | 97 min | Action, Crime, Mystery
Nick and Frank Starkey were both policemen. A scandal forced Nick to leave the force, now a serial killer has driven the police to take him back. A web that includes Frank's wife, bribery, ... See full summary »
35. Motherhood (I) (2009)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Drama
In Manhattan, a mother of two preparing for her daughter's sixth birthday party has no idea of the challenges she's about to face in order to pull off the event.
36. Personal Velocity: Three Portraits (2002)
R | 86 min | Drama, Romance
Three women's escapes from their afflicted lives. Each struggles to flee from the men who confine their personal freedom.
Chapter One 'Genesis'
TV-14 | 53 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
In Manhattan, Peter Petrelli is the younger brother Nathan Petrelli an overly ambitious and unscrupulous candidate for the next New York congressman, and he dreams and believes that he can ... See full summary »
40. The Jerky Boys (1995)
R | 82 min | Comedy, Crime
When two unemployed telephone pranksters decide to use their vocal "talents" to impersonate a Chicago mob boss and curry favor with organized crime in New York, the trouble begins. It isn't... See full summary »
41. Critical Condition (1987)
R | 100 min | Comedy
Con man Kevin Lennihan framed in a jewel smuggling tries for an insanity plea and is sent to a hospital for review where he is confused for another doctor and takes over the hospital when a major storm hits.
42. The Saint of Fort Washington (1993)
R | 103 min | Drama
Matthew, a young schizophrenic, finds himself out on the street when a slumlord tears down his apartment building. Soon, he finds himself in even more dire straits, when he is threatened by... See full summary »
43. One Life to Live (1968– )
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 »
Person of Interest (2011– )
The Devil's Share
TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
The team seeks justice for Carter's murder, but Finch realizes that one person may go too far in the battle against HR. Meanwhile, NYPD officer Patrick Simmons' number comes up.
Chapter Two 'Don't Look Back'
TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
When Nikki wakes up, she sees the two criminals dead in her garage. She brings her son and finds a brand new Cadillac in her name and the bodies in the trunk, with instructions and a map to... See full summary »
46. A Crime (2006)
R | 103 min | Crime, Thriller
Vincent's life is on hold until he finds his wife's killer. Alice, his neighbor, is convinced she can make him happy. She decides to invent a culprit, so that Vincent can find revenge and leave the past behind. But there is no ideal culprit and no perfect crime...
The Ghost Network
TV-14 | 49 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Following a strange apparent terrorist attack on a bus, Olivia, Peter and Walter find a man who foresees future disasters before they happen.
48. Providence (1999–2002)
60 min | Drama
Dr. Sydney Hansen, a successful plastic surgeon in Hollywood, California, quits her private practice and returns to her hometown in Providence, Rhode Island after the sudden death of her ... See full summary »
49. Grand Theft Auto IV: The Lost and Damned (2009 Video Game)
Not Rated | Action, Comedy, Crime
Johnny Klebitz, Vice President of a gang of outlaw bikers called The Lost Motorcycle Club, has been keeping the brotherhood afloat while its President, Billy Grey, is in court-ordered rehab... See full summary »
50. New York Undercover (1994–1998)
60 min | Crime, Drama, Music
Drugs, robbery, corruption, rape, murder. Cops versus criminals. The undercover war has started. Welcome to New York City.