Most Popular Titles With Robert Minkoff
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2. Sixteen Candles (1984)
PG | 93 min | Comedy, Romance
A girl's "sweet" sixteenth birthday becomes anything but special as she suffers from every embarrassment possible.
Votes: 73,676 | Gross: $20.50M
4. The Untouchables (1987)
R | 119 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Federal Agent Eliot Ness sets out to stop Al Capone; because of rampant corruption, he assembles a small, hand-picked team.
Votes: 218,443 | Gross: $76.27M
6. Risky Business (1983)
R | 99 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A Chicago teenager is looking for fun at home while his parents are away, but the situation quickly gets out of hand.
Votes: 60,442 | Gross: $63.50M
8. Child's Play (1988)
R | 87 min | Fantasy, Horror
A single mother gives her son a much sought after doll for his birthday, only to discover that it is possessed by the soul of a serial killer.
Votes: 61,847 | Gross: $33.24M
12. Next of Kin (1989)
R | 108 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Truman, a Chicago cop, sets out to find the killer of his brother. Meanwhile, another of his brothers, Briar (a hillbilly) decides to find the killer himself.
Votes: 6,972 | Gross: $15.94M
14. U.S. Marshals (1998)
PG-13 | 131 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
US Marshal Samuel Gerard (Jones) and his team of Marshals are assigned to track down Sheridan (Snipes), who has been accused of a double-murder.
Votes: 77,597 | Gross: $57.82M
15. The Color of Money (1986)
R | 119 min | Drama, Sport
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.
Votes: 57,685 | Gross: $52.29M
17. The Jackal (1997)
R | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
An imprisoned IRA fighter is freed to help stop a brutal, seemingly "faceless" assassin from completing his next job.
Votes: 88,054 | Gross: $54.91M
18. Red Heat (1988)
R | 104 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A tough Russian policeman is forced to partner up with a cocky Chicago police detective when he is sent to Chicago to apprehend a Georgian drug lord who killed his partner and fled the country.
Votes: 49,755 | Gross: $34.99M
19. Curly Sue (1991)
PG | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A homeless man and his young companion who survive by conning people meet a woman who may need them even more than they need her.
Votes: 16,719 | Gross: $33.69M
22. Poltergeist III (1988)
PG-13 | 98 min | Horror, Thriller
Carol Anne is staying with her aunt in a highrise building, and the supernatural forces that have haunted her previously follow her there.
Votes: 13,155 | Gross: $14.11M
23. She's Having a Baby (1988)
PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Jake and Kristy Briggs are newlyweds. Being young, they are perhaps a bit unprepared for the full reality of marriage and all that it (and their parents) expect from them. Do they want ... See full summary »
Votes: 9,147 | Gross: $16.03M
24. Running Scared (1986)
R | 107 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Two street-wise Chicago cops have to shake off some rust after returning from a Key West vacation to pursue a drug dealer that nearly killed them in the past.
Votes: 8,654 | Gross: $38.50M
25. Raw Deal (1986)
R | 106 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A former FBI agent turned small-town sheriff agrees to help the FBI chief infiltrate the Chicago mafia when the FBI chief's son is killed by them.
Votes: 22,909 | Gross: $16.21M
27. Vice Versa (1988)
PG | 98 min | Comedy, Fantasy
During an argument, a divorced executive and his 11 year old son casually touch a magical Tibetan skull, releasing a mysterious power that transfers the father's mind to the body of the son and vice versa. Their problems have just begun.
Votes: 7,147 | Gross: $13.66M
28. The Package (1989)
R | 108 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Experienced Green Beret sergeant Johnny Gallagher is escorting a prisoner, Airborne Ranger Thomas Boyette, back to the US, but Boyette escapes and Gallagher must risk life and limb to catch him.
Votes: 6,428 | Gross: $10.65M
29. Betrayed (1988)
R | 127 min | Action, Drama, Romance
An FBI agent posing as a combine driver becomes romantically involved with a Midwest farmer who lives a double life as a white supremacist.
Votes: 4,282 | Gross: $25.82M
30. Light of Day (1987)
PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Music
The siblings Patty and Joe Rasnick live in an industrial suburb in Cleveland, Ohio. While Patty is focused on their rock band, The Barbusters, Joe also cares for the family and the ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,952 | Gross: $10.49M
31. Four Friends (1981)
R | 114 min | Comedy, Drama
This story of four working-class kids in a small industrial town--who go their separate ways after high school in the innocence of 1961 and come together again at the end of the turbulent ... See full summary »
32. A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon (1988)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A charming womanizer has to find a way to get $80 to elope to Hawaii with his one true love, or else go to his father's chosen business school.
Votes: 2,014 | Gross: $6.26M
33. I Love Trouble (1994)
PG | 123 min | Action, Comedy, Romance
Peter Brackett and Sabrina Peterson are two competing Chicago newspaper reporters who join forces to unravel the mystery behind a train derailment.
Votes: 9,646 | Gross: $30.81M
34. The Big Town (1987)
R | 109 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
It is 1957. J.C. Cullen is a young man from a small town, with a talent for winning at craps, who leaves for the big city to work as a professional gambler. While there, he breaks the bank ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,393 | Gross: $1.73M
37. Men Don't Leave (1990)
PG-13 | 115 min | Drama
A mother of two sons finds life considerably difficult on her own after the death of her beloved husband. Due to debt she must move them to Baltimore, and deal with the hardships and all ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,971 | Gross: $6.07M
38. Opportunity Knocks (1990)
PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy
Eddie and Lou are a couple of two-bit con men on the lam from a loan shark. They hide out in someone's house and they hear on the answering machine that (A) the owner of the house is out of... See full summary »
Votes: 2,263 | Gross: $11.36M
41. The Naked Face (1984)
R | 105 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller
Chicago psychiatrist Judd Stevens (Roger Moore) is suspected of murdering one of his patients when the man turns up stabbed to death in the middle of the city. After repeated attempts to ... See full summary »
42. Big Shots (1987)
PG-13 | 94 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Following the death of his father, suburbanite Obie runs away from home and winds up on Chicago's South Side. After being mugged, he befriends con artist Scam. The two then embark on a Down... See full summary »
Votes: 612 | Gross: $3.39M
43. Let's Get Harry (1986)
R | 102 min | Action, Adventure
When Harry Burck (Harmon), an American engineer on loan to Colombia, is taken hostage and held for ransom, his brother Corey (Schoeffling) and friend Jack (Busey) are among a group of men, ... See full summary »
Votes: 925 | Gross: $0.14M
44. The Dollmaker (1984 TV Movie)
142 min | Drama
Jane Fonda gives an Emmy-winning performance as Gertie Nevels, a pioneer woman and the mother of five from the Kentucky hills who is forced to uproot her children to follow her husband ... See full summary »
45. Touch and Go (1986)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An ice hockey star is accosted by a youth gang who attempt to rob him; after he chases them off he catches the youngest member and gives him a ride home, where he meets the boy's mother. A ... See full summary »
Votes: 641 | Gross: $1.30M
46. Rent-a-Cop (1987)
R | 96 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
When call-girl Della gets caught in the middle of a drug bust at a hotel where she was meeting a trick, she is held hostage by a robber that busted in on the drug agents and the drug ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,243 | Gross: $0.30M
48. The Toughest Man in the World (1984 TV Movie)
120 min | Comedy, Drama
Mr. T's first starring made-for-TV movie role has him playing a tough and scowling, but softhearted, nightclub bouncer who finds himself involved with a bunch of kids after being conned into taking over a youth center.
49. Will: The Autobiography of G. Gordon Liddy (1982 TV Movie)
120 min | Biography, Drama
Based on the autobiography of G. Gordon Liddy who spent 54 months in prison following the Watergate scandal.