Most Popular Titles With Michael L. Smith
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2. O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)
PG-13 | 107 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
In the deep south during the 1930s, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them.
Votes: 247,130 | Gross: $45.51M
3. Monster's Ball (2001)
R | 111 min | Drama, Romance
After a family tragedy, a racist prison guard reexamines his attitudes while falling in love with the African American wife of the last prisoner he executed.
Votes: 75,710 | Gross: $31.25M
4. On the Road (2012)
R | 124 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Young writer Sal Paradise has his life shaken by the arrival of free-spirited Dean Moriarty and his girl, Marylou. As they travel across the country, they encounter a mix of people who each impact their journey indelibly.
Votes: 36,181 | Gross: $0.72M
6. Venom (2005)
R | 87 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
A group of teenagers fear for their lives in the swamps of Louisiana, chased by Mr. Jangles, a man possessed by 13 evil souls, and now relentless in his pursuit of new victims.
Votes: 8,608 | Gross: $0.88M
7. Miller's Crossing (1990)
R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Tom Regan, an advisor to a Prohibition-era crime boss, tries to keep the peace between warring mobs but gets caught in divided loyalties.
Votes: 112,208 | Gross: $5.08M
9. Double Jeopardy (1999)
R | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A woman framed for her husband's murder suspects he is still alive; as she has already been tried for the crime, she can't be re-prosecuted if she finds and kills him.
Votes: 61,477 | Gross: $116.74M
10. Ray (I) (2004)
PG-13 | 152 min | Biography, Drama, Music
The story of the life and career of the legendary rhythm and blues musician Ray Charles, from his humble beginnings in the South, where he went blind at age seven, to his meteoric rise to stardom during the 1950s and 1960s.
Votes: 120,623 | Gross: $75.33M
12. Maggie (I) (2015)
PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Horror
A teenage girl in the Midwest becomes infected by an outbreak of a disease that slowly turns the infected into cannibalistic zombies. During her transformation, her loving father stays by her side.
Votes: 36,213 | Gross: $0.19M
14. The Bag Man (I) (2014)
R | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A criminal bides his time at a seedy motel, waiting for his boss after killing several men and making away with a mystery bag.
Votes: 14,644 | Gross: $0.05M
16. Exit to Eden (1994)
R | 113 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
Elliot is going to the island of Eden to live out his submissive fantasies, but inadvertently photographs diamond smugglers at work. Smugglers, and detectives, follow him to the island, ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,872 | Gross: $6.84M
18. The Big Easy (1986)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A corrupt lieutenant in the homicide division is threatened by the righteous DA while trying to solve a string of mysterious murders.
Votes: 10,166 | Gross: $17.69M
20. Jeff, Who Lives at Home (2011)
R | 83 min | Comedy, Drama
Dispatched from his basement room on an errand for his widowed mother, slacker Jeff might discover his destiny (finally) when he spends the day with his unhappily married brother as he tracks his possibly adulterous wife.
Votes: 58,361 | Gross: $4.24M
22. Heaven's Prisoners (1996)
R | 132 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A hardened New Orleans cop, Dave Robicheaux, finally tosses in the badge and settles into life on the bayou with his wife. But a bizarre plane crash draws him back into the fray when his family is viciously threatened.
Votes: 4,522 | Gross: $5.01M
23. Avenging Force (1986)
R | 104 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A senator is targeted by the Pentangle, a right wing paramilitary group. His pal, a former CIA agent and martial artist, tries to help him. The group kidnaps the agent's sister and tries to hunt him down, "The Most Dangerous Game" style.
Votes: 1,892 | Gross: $4.68M
25. Dragon Eyes (2012)
R | 91 min | Action, Crime, Drama
In St. Jude, drug dealers and corrupt cops have destroyed an urban neighborhood. But newcomer, Hong, has the fighting skills and moral vision to save this town from itself.
26. Until Death (2007)
R | 101 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Stowe is a dirty cop who is hooked on heroin, and everyone dislikes him. Because of an accident he is put into a coma, and comes out of it a better person. He wakes up wanting to put things right.
28. A Murder of Crows (1998)
R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A disbarred lawyer takes credit for a late friend's book, which becomes a smash hit but the tables turn on him sooner than he suspected.
29. Passion Fish (1992)
R | 135 min | Drama
After an accident leaves her a paraplegic, a former soap opera star struggles to recover both emotionally and mentally, until she meets her newest nurse, who has struggles of her own.
Votes: 4,489 | Gross: $5.41M
30. Miracle Run (2004 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 120 min | Drama
The social stigma and discrimination of autistic children is present in the movie Miracle Run. The life of Corrine Morgan-Thomas, the mother of autistic twins Stephen and Philip, changes ... See full summary »
31. The Long Walk Home (1990)
PG | 97 min | Drama, History
Two women, black and white, in 1955 Montgomery Alabama, must decide what they are going to do in response to the famous bus boycott lead by Martin Luther King.
Votes: 2,832 | Gross: $4.80M
32. Deal (I) (2008)
PG-13 | 86 min | Drama
As an ex-gambler teaches a hot-shot college kid some things about playing cards, he finds himself pulled into the world series of poker, where his protégé is his toughest competition.
Votes: 4,153 | Gross: $0.06M
34. Tune in Tomorrow... (1990)
PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Romance
Martin works at the local radio station, which just hired a new scriptwriter with a reputation for great drama, Pedro Carmichael. Martin's aunt Julia, not related by blood, returns home ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,540 | Gross: $1.79M
36. Shy People (1987)
R | 118 min | Drama
New York journalist visits her distant cousin for the first time to write an article about her hard life in the bayous of Louisiana. Journalist's wild drug addicted daughter just adds to tensions between two families' cultures.
Votes: 970 | Gross: $0.77M
37. The Badge (2002)
R | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A sheriff (Thornton) begins an investigation into the death of a local trans individual after hearing that high ranking politicians may have been involved. Although he is homophobic, his ... See full summary »
38. Spirit (2001 TV Movie)
105 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
When Kelly and her father move to New Orleans after the death of her mother, strange things start happening in their new home. Kelly is convinced that the house is haunted by a ghost who ... See full summary »
40. Above & Beyond (2001)
91 min | Drama, Romance
A cop, who falls in love with his best friend's wife, is being tormented by his responsibility for the friend's immobility. Meanwhile, the paralyzed friend (also a cop) is trying to fight for his own dignity.
41. Monsterwolf (2010 TV Movie)
R | 90 min | Fantasy, Horror
A group of people who represent an oil company find new ground to drill for oil but then accidentally unleash a wolf-like creature. The creature wrecks havoc in the town and can only be stopped by the last surviving native American.
42. Yellow Day (2015)
PG | 98 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
Yellow Day chronicles a young man's life-changing and inspirational journey through the mysterious Yellow Day. To many, the Yellow Day is simply a fun day celebrating outreach at a kid's ... See full summary »
Votes: 51 | Gross: $0.17M
43. Shooting Gallery (2005 Video)
R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A street-smart pool player falls in with a pack of hustlers. As he rises in the underground circuit, he lands in the middle of a match between his boss and a crooked cop.
44. Seconds to Spare (2002 TV Movie)
100 min | Adventure, Action, Thriller
When a deadly assassin hijacks a passenger train, he threatens to detonate a deadly can of poison that can wipe out an entire city, if he isn't given a 25 million dollar Ransom. While the ... See full summary »
45. Torn Apart (2004 TV Movie)
84 min | Thriller, Drama
Dr. Vicki Westin has no idea that losing a patient is going to wreak complete havoc on her life. But that's exactly what happens: Her deceased patient's grieving father seeks vengeance by kidnapping Vicki's husband and daughter.
46. Dark Angel (1996 TV Movie)
90 min | Action, Thriller
Homicide detective Walter D'Arcangelo is the only link to a serial killer who preys on adulterous women. Walter must confront his past in order to prove himself innocent before more women are killed.
47. Rag and Bone (1998 TV Movie)
90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The life of a priest seconded to a New Orleans police department begins to fall apart when he is wrongly implicated in the shooting of a suspect. However, it comes to light that the ... See full summary »
49. The Madam's Family: The Truth About the Canal Street Brothel (2004 TV Movie)
90 min | Drama
Three generations of New Orleans prostitute fight the FBI and each other. Based on a true story.
50. She Stood Alone (1991 TV Movie)
95 min | Drama
Prudence Crandall establishes herself in Cantenbury, and starts a girls-school. When Eliza Harris, a black girl, wants to take lessons at this school, the local people resist and forbid ... See full summary »