Highest Rated Titles With Lisa McPherson

1. Boardwalk Empire (2010– )
Episode: Boardwalk Empire (2010)
72 min | Crime, Drama, History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

January 1920. On the eve of Prohibition, Atlantic City's Treasurer, Nucky Thompson, condemns alcohol at a Women's Temperance League meeting, where he is noticed by Margaret Schroeder, a ... See full summary »

2. The Americans (2013– )
Episode: Pilot (2013)
64 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Phillip and Elizabeth Jennings are two seemingly normal Americans who are really undercover KGB agents. After kidnapping a Soviet defector they discover their new neighbor is an FBI agent assigned to their case.

3. The Americans (2013– )
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Two Soviet intelligence agents pose as a married couple to spy on the American government.

4. The Big C (2010–2013)
30 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A suburban mother faces her cancer diagnosis while trying to find humor and happiness as well.

5. Smash (2012–2013)
Episode: Opening Night (2013)
43 min | Drama, Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

It's "Bombshell"'s opening night, to which Eileen has provided tickets to the cast and crew of "Hit List". While trying to avoid any on-line chatter leading up to the opening, Ivy can't ... See full summary »

6. Smash (2012–2013)
Episode: The Dress Rehearsal (2013)
43 min | Drama, Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Both "Bombshell" and "Hit List" have important upcoming full run throughs. "Bombshell" is doing a "friends and family" performance before going into its first preview the following day, ... See full summary »

7. Smash (2012–2013)
Episode: The Tonys (2013)
42 min | Drama, Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

"Bombshell" and "Hit List" lead the Tony nominations with twelve and thirteen nominations respectively. Some things seem a certainty at tonight's awards ceremony, primarily that Derek, who ... See full summary »

8. Smash (2012–2013)
Episode: On Broadway (2013)
43 min | Drama, Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

After a successful run in Boston with Karen in the lead, "Bombshell" seems destined for Broadway, making Karen a Broadway superstar. As such, Karen is now part of the show's power team, and... See full summary »

9. Smash (2012–2013)
Episode: The Phenomenon (2013)
43 min | Drama, Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

The teams and individuals at both "Bombshell" and "Hit List" are going about their regular routines, both with regard to their respective shows and with their interpersonal relationships. ... See full summary »

10. Believe (2014– )
43 min | Drama, Fantasy | Active
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A relationship forms between a gifted young girl and a man sprung from prison who has been tasked with protecting her from the evil elements that hunt her power.

11. Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Metascore: 84/100 (43 reviews)

A pair of young lovers flee their New England town, which causes a local search party to fan out and find them.

12. Smash (2012–2013)
Episode: Musical Chairs (2013)
43 min | Drama, Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Tom has been appointed director of "Bombshell" after Derek leaves the show. But Tom's style and vision doesn't mesh with Karen, with who the rapport becomes quietly but openly strained. In ... See full summary »

13. Smash (2012–2013)
Episode: The Fallout (2013)
42 min | Drama, Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Eileen's public legal problem concerning financing the show is perhaps the biggest obstacle in "Bombshell" making it to Broadway. As such, many with the show look for other professional ... See full summary »

14. Smash (2012–2013)
Episode: The Song (2013)
43 min | Drama, Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Eileen has to decide if she will sell Nick down the river at the deposition into the illegal funding of "Bombshell". The fact that Nick has gone into hiding may make her decision easier. ... See full summary »

15. Smash (2012–2013)
Episode: The Surprise Party (2013)
43 min | Drama, Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Personal relations between Tom and Ivy are still strained, into which Ivy brings the cast onto her side. Wanting to mend their friendship, Tom, at the last minute as he reminded of the date... See full summary »

16. Smash (2012–2013)
Episode: The Bells and Whistles (2013)
43 min | Drama, Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The level of collaboration at "Bombshell" and "Hit List" are taking divergent paths. Derek has his big budget sensibility in directing "Hit List" and is able to stick to his vision within ... See full summary »

17. Smash (2012–2013)
Episode: The Fringe (2013)
43 min | Drama, Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

"Bombshell", "Dangerous Liaisons" and "Hit List" are all going through problems. Ivy asks Derek for advice on how to save "Liaisons" and/or her career if the show goes forward in its ... See full summary »

18. Smash (2012–2013)
Episode: The Producers (2013)
42 min | Drama, Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Despite "Bombshell" not getting the ticket sales they were hoping, Eileen and Agnes are certain they are still on track for the show to sweep the Tonys. They just have to keep the show open... See full summary »

19. Smash (2012–2013)
44 min | Drama, Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

There is more drama behind the scenes than on stage, as the team prepares an ambitious Broadway musical on the life of Marilyn Monroe.

20. Smash (2012–2013)
Episode: The Dramaturg (2013)
43 min | Drama, Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Although Bombshell is officially going back into unofficial rehearsals, Karen and Derek are still looking for other projects "just in case". Karen is still interested in helping Jimmy and ... See full summary »

21. Smash (2012–2013)
Episode: The Read-Through (2013)
43 min | Drama, Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Jerry has taken production control of "Bombshell" away from Eileen because of her legal issues, although she and the show's cast and crew are unaware that he orchestrated the publicizing of... See full summary »

22. The Big C (2010–2013)
Episode: Fly Away (2012)
30 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

After getting lost during a scuba diving lesson, Cathy (Laura Linney) lands in the boat of a local fisherman. And unaware of the frantic search for his missing wife, Paul (Oliver Platt) ... See full summary »

23. Believe (2014– )
Episode: Pilot (2014)
45 min | Drama, Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Tate is on death row and has only 30 minutes until his execution. He's visited by a priest who tells him he's there to help him break out - as long as Tate agrees to do a job for him. Tate ... See full summary »

24. Smash (2012–2013)
Episode: The Parents (2013)
43 min | Drama, Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Karen and Jimmy's first night together is cut short by the arrival of her father, in town for a conference. Beyond believing that Karen is in a sexual relationship with Derek, he can't get ... See full summary »

25. Smash (2012–2013)
Episode: The Nominations (2013)
43 min | Drama, Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The Outer Critics Circle (OCC) Award winners, which many see as a precursor to the Tonys, have just been announced. The results amp up the strategies each team uses in securing that coveted... See full summary »

26. Smash (2012–2013)
Episode: The Transfer (2013)
43 min | Drama, Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Eileen and Agnes are working hard to place "Bombshell" in the best possible light for the entire cast and crew in the lead up to the Tony nominations. One of the projects is a tribute night... See full summary »

27. The Big C (2010–2013)
Episode: Vaya Con Dios (2012)
30 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Stepping in for the late Joy Kleinman, Paul (Oliver Platt) takes the family to Puerto Rico for his own self help seminar. And as Cathy (Laura Linney) gets some bad news about her cancer ... See full summary »

28. 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.

29. Win Win (2011)
106 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Metascore: 75/100 (34 reviews)

A struggling lawyer and volunteer wrestling coach's chicanery comes back to haunt him when the teenage grandson of the client he's double-crossed comes into his life.

30. Long Ago (2007)
13 min | Short, Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Maddie, a pretty lesbian with a vacant fashion sense and a broken heart, strives for love in the big city, but struggles to sever ties with the past, literally and figuratively.

31. Ultimate Guide to Flight (2010)
Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

A park is life. Life is a game. Today the game is disc-golf. In a society which takes nature and does what it needs with it, what is fated for this day? This satirical feature chronicles ... See full summary »

32. Men in Black 3 (2012)
106 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Metascore: 58/100 (38 reviews)

Agent J travels in time to M.I.B.'s early days in 1969 to stop an alien from assassinating his friend Agent K and changing history.

33. Hanna (2011)
111 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Metascore: 65/100 (40 reviews)

A sixteen-year-old girl who was raised by her father to be the perfect assassin is dispatched on a mission across Europe, tracked by a ruthless intelligence agent and her operatives.

34. Adventures in Appletown (2008 Video)
93 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Will and Clayton witness a murder, but out of fear decide not to tell anyone. They and their friend Betsy, whose father has been wrongfully accused of the crime, go on a journey to find the... See full summary »

35. The Bourne Legacy (2012)
135 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Metascore: 61/100 (42 reviews)

An expansion of the universe from Robert Ludlum's novels, centered on a new hero whose stakes have been triggered by the events of the previous three films.

36. The Tree of Life (2011)
139 min | Drama, Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Metascore: 85/100 (43 reviews)

The story of a family in Waco, Texas in 1956. The eldest son witnesses the loss of innocence and struggles with his parents' conflicting teachings.

37. Angels & Demons (2009)
138 min | Mystery, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Metascore: 48/100 (36 reviews)

Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon works to solve a murder and prevent a terrorist act against the Vatican.

38. The Other Guys (2010)
107 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Metascore: 64/100 (35 reviews)

Two mismatched New York City detectives seize an opportunity to step up like the city's top cops whom they idolize -- only things don't quite go as planned.

39. Spartan (2004)
106 min | Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Metascore: 60/100 (34 reviews)

The investigation into a kidnapping of the daughter of a high-ranking US government official.

40. Cinema Verite (2011 TV Movie)
86 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A behind-the-scenes look at the making of the first American family to be the subjects of a reality TV show.

41. Premium Rush (2012)
91 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Metascore: 66/100 (36 reviews)

In Manhattan, a bike messenger picks up an envelope that attracts the interest of a dirty cop, who pursues the cyclist throughout the city.

42. Salt (2010)
100 min | Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Metascore: 65/100 (42 reviews)

A CIA agent goes on the run after a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy.

43. Young Adult (2011)
94 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Metascore: 71/100 (42 reviews)

Soon after her divorce, a fiction writer returns to her home in small-town Minnesota, looking to rekindle a romance with her ex-boyfriend, who is now happily married and has a newborn daughter.

44. Arthur (I) (2011)
110 min | Comedy, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Metascore: 36/100 (37 reviews)

A drunken playboy stands to lose a wealthy inheritance when he falls for a woman his family doesn't like.

45. The Big Wedding (2013)
89 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Metascore: 28/100 (32 reviews)

A long-divorced couple fakes being married as their family unites for a wedding.

46. New Year's Eve (2011)
118 min | Comedy, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Metascore: 22/100 (30 reviews)

The lives of several couples and singles in New York intertwine over the course of New Year's Eve.

47. Eat Pray Love (2010)
133 min | Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Metascore: 50/100 (39 reviews)

A married woman realizes how unhappy her marriage really is, and that her life needs to go in a different direction. After a painful divorce, she takes off on a round-the-world journey to "find herself".

48. The Dilemma (2011)
111 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Metascore: 46/100 (32 reviews)

A man discovers that his best friend's wife is having an affair.

49. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi | Post-production

From their home in the storm sewers of Manhattan, four Ninjitsu-trained turtles, Leonardo, Raphael, Michelangelo and Donatello and their sensei, Master Splinter, battle evil.

50. St. Vincent De Van Nuys (2014)
Comedy | Post-production

A young boy whose parents just divorced finds an unlikely friend and mentor in the misanthropic, bawdy, hedonistic, war veteran who lives next door.