Most Popular Titles With Robert Minkoff
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2. Sixteen Candles (1984)
PG | 93 min | Comedy, Romance
A young girl's "sweet sixteenth" birthday becomes anything but special as she suffers from every embarrassment possible.
4. 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.
5. 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.
6. Weird Science (1985)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Two high school nerds attempt to create the perfect woman, but she turns out to be more than that.
7. Sleepless in Seattle (1993)
PG | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A recently widowed man's son calls a radio talk-show in an attempt to find his father a partner.
8. 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.
9. While You Were Sleeping (1995)
PG | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Ticket collecting romantic pretends to be engaged to an unconscious man but can't fool his brother
10. 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.
11. Child's Play (1988)
R | 87 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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.
12. 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.
13. The Jackal (1997)
R | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
An imprisoned IRA sniper is freed to help stop a brutal, seemingly "faceless" assassin from completing his next job.
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), a murderer and robber.
16. 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.
17. Poltergeist III (1988)
PG | 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.
18. 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.
19. 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 »
20. Class (1983)
R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A young boy spends one crazy night out, but soon realizes the woman he hooked up with is his roommate's mother.
21. Above the Law (1988)
R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A former Special Operations Vietnam vet works as a Chicago cop and uncovers CIA wrongdoing.
23. 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.
24. 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.
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 the Chicago Mafia.
26. Code of Silence (1985)
R | 101 min | Action, Crime, Drama
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.
27. 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.
28. 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 »
29. Nothing in Common (1986)
PG | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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)
R | 90 min | Drama, Romance
A charming womaniser has to find a way to get $80 to elope to Hawaii with his one true love or go to a business school, recommended by his father.
32. 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.
33. 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 »
35. 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 »
36. 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 »
37. V.I. Warshawski (1991)
R | 89 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A female PI babysitting for a boyfriend gets stuck with his daughter and the case of her murdered father.
38. 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.
39. 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 »
40. 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 »
41. The Dollmaker (1984 TV Movie)
150 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 »
42. 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 »
43. The Naked Face (1984)
R | 103 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 »
44. 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 »
45. 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 »
47. 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.
48. A Mother's Courage: The Mary Thomas Story (1989 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 87 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
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 »
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.
50. One More Saturday Night (1986)
R | 95 min | Comedy
The problems faced by both teenagers and adults in a small Minnesota town who are trying to get dates for a Saturday night.