Most Popular Titles With Robert Minkoff

1. Sixteen Candles (1984)
93 min | Comedy, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Metascore: 57/100 (10 reviews)

A young girl's "sweet sixteenth" birthday becomes anything but special as she suffers from every embarrassment possible.

2. Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
103 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Metascore: 60/100 (12 reviews)

A high school wise guy is determined to have a day off from school, despite of what the principal thinks of that.

3. Groundhog Day (1993)
101 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Metascore: 72/100 (14 reviews)

A weatherman finds himself living the same day over and over again.

4. U.S. Marshals (1998)
131 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Metascore: 47/100 (20 reviews)

US Marshal Samuel Gerard (Jones) and his team of Marshals are assigned to track down Sheridan (Snipes), a murderer and robber.

5. The Untouchables (1987)
119 min | Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Federal Agent Eliot Ness sets out to stop Al Capone; because of rampant corruption, he assembles a small, hand-picked team.

6. Weird Science (1985)
94 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Two high school nerds attempt to create the perfect woman, but she turns out to be more than that.

7. Risky Business (1983)
99 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Metascore: 75/100 (8 reviews)

A Chicago teenager is looking for fun at home while his parents are away, but the situation quickly gets out of hand.

8. Child's Play (1988)
87 min | Horror, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A single mother gives her son a beloved doll for his birthday, only to discover that it is possessed with the soul of a serial killer.

9. Sleepless in Seattle (1993)
105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Metascore: 72/100 (17 reviews)

A recently-widowed man's son calls a radio talk show in an attempt to find his father a partner.

10. While You Were Sleeping (1995)
103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Metascore: 67/100 (20 reviews)

Ticket collecting romantic pretends to be engaged to an unconscious man but can't fool his brother

11. Uncle Buck (1989)
100 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Bachelor and all round slob, Buck, babysits his brother's rebellious teenage daughter and her cute younger brother and sister.

12. Curly Sue (1991)
101 min | Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

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.

13. The Jackal (1997)
124 min | Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Metascore: 36/100 (20 reviews)

An imprisoned IRA sniper is freed to help stop a brutal, seemingly "faceless" assassin from completing his next job.

14. The Color of Money (1986)
119 min | Drama, Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

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.

15. Class (1983)
98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Jonathan, a naive country boy, gets a scholarship to a classy prep school, where he rooms with suave, rich and handsome Skip. Skip decides it is his duty to see that Jonathan loses his ... See full summary »

16. Midnight Run (1988)
126 min | Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Metascore: 78/100 (16 reviews)

An accountant is chased by bounty hunters, the FBI, and the Mafia after jumping bail.

17. Raw Deal (1986)
106 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

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 the Chicago Mafia.

18. She's Having a Baby (1988)
106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

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 »

19. Red Heat (1988)
104 min | Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  
Metascore: 61/100 (13 reviews)

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.

20. Above the Law (1988)
99 min | Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

In Japan, the Sicilian martial arts expert Nicolo "Nico" Toscani is recruited by the CIA Special Agent Nelson Fox to join the Special Operations Forces in the border of the Vietnam and ... See full summary »

21. Bad Boys (1983)
104 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Chicago crime kid Mick O'Brien is sent to reform school after accidentally killing Paco Moreno's kid brother.

22. Poltergeist III (1988)
98 min | Horror, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

Carol Anne is staying with her aunt in a highrise building, and the supernatural forces that have haunted her previously follow her there.

23. Next of Kin (1989)
108 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

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.

24. Running Scared (1986)
107 min | Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

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.

25. Vice Versa (1988)
98 min | Comedy, Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

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.

26. The Package (1989)
108 min | Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

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.

27. I Love Trouble (1994)
123 min | Action, Comedy, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Peter Brackett and Sabrina Peterson are two competing Chicago newspaper reporters who join forces to unravel the mystery behind a train derailment.

28. Music Box (1989)
124 min | Drama, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A lawyer defends her father accused of war crimes, but there is more to the case than she suspects.

29. Nothing in Common (1986)
118 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A successful ad man (Hanks) must juggle his ever-demanding career while his parents' marriage breaks up.

30. A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon (1988)
90 min | Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A recent high school graduate is faced with two options, either go to a business school where his father wants him to go to, or get a full time job. However he decides to defy his father ... See full summary »

31. Light of Day (1987)
107 min | Drama, Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

The siblings Patty and Joe live in an industrial suburb. While Patty's ambition is their rock band "The Barbusters" only, Joe also cares for the family and the upbringing of Patty's young ... See full summary »

32. American Playhouse (1981– )
Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
33. The Big Town (1987)
109 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

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 »

34. Code of Silence (1985)
101 min | Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A Chicago cop is caught in a middle of a gang war while his own comrades shun him because he wants to take an irresponsible cop down.

35. Betrayed (1988)
127 min | Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

An FBI agent posing as a combine driver becomes romantically involved with a Midwest farmer who lives a double life as a white supremacist.

36. Men Don't Leave (1990)
115 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

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 »

37. Opportunity Knocks (1990)
103 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

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 »

38. V.I. Warshawski (1991)
89 min | Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

A female PI babysitting for a boyfriend gets stuck with his daughter and the case of her murdered father.

39. Let's Get Harry (1986)
102 min | Action, Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

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 »

40. Four Friends (1981)
114 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

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 »

41. Big Shots (1987)
94 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

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 »

42. The Dollmaker (1984 TV Movie)
150 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

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 »

43. Will: The Autobiography of G. Gordon Liddy (1982 TV Movie)
120 min | Biography, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Based on the autobiography of G. Gordon Liddy who spent 54 months in prison following the Watergate scandal.

44. Rent-a-Cop (1987)
96 min | Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

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 »

45. Touch and Go (1986)
101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

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 »

46. The Naked Face (1984)
103 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

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 »

47. Pointman (1995– )
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Connie Harper is living the good life as the owner of Spanish Pete's, a beach resort. Occasionally his services as bodyguard are called upon by people who have nowhere else to turn.

48. The Toughest Man in the World (1984 TV Movie)
120 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

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. Skokie (1981 TV Movie)
125 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A dramatization of the controversial trial concerning the right for Neo-Nazis to march in the predominately Jewish community of Skokie.

50. A Mother's Courage: The Mary Thomas Story (1989 TV Movie)
100 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

The story of Mary Thomas, the mother of basketball star Isiah Thomas, and how she fought to keep her family together and her sons out of trouble despite the surroundings of poverty, drugs, ... See full summary »