Most Rated Titles With Fran Brill

 Refine See titles to watch instantly, titles you haven't rated, etc
  • Job Types
  • Movies or TV
  • Genres
  • Keywords
  • IMDb Rating
  • Instant Watch Options
  • In Theaters
  • On TV
  • Release Year
















































































































IMDb user rating (average) to
Number of votes to »






Reset



Reset
Release year or range to »

1. Midnight Run (1988)

R | 126 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
78 Metascore

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

Director: Martin Brest | Stars: Robert De Niro, Charles Grodin, Yaphet Kotto, John Ashton

Votes: 56,878 | Gross: $38.41M

2. Being There (1979)

PG | 130 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A simple, sheltered gardener becomes an unlikely trusted advisor to a powerful businessman and an insider in Washington politics.

Director: Hal Ashby | Stars: Peter Sellers, Shirley MacLaine, Melvyn Douglas, Jack Warden

Votes: 54,000

3. What About Bob? (1991)

PG | 99 min | Comedy

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
60 Metascore

A successful psychotherapist loses his mind after one of his most dependent patients, an obsessive-compulsive neurotic, tracks him down during his family vacation.

Director: Frank Oz | Stars: Bill Murray, Richard Dreyfuss, Julie Hagerty, Charlie Korsmo

Votes: 52,693 | Gross: $63.71M

4. The West Wing (1999–2006)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama

8.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

Inside the lives of staffers in the West Wing of the White House.

Stars: Martin Sheen, Rob Lowe, Allison Janney, John Spencer

Votes: 47,652

5. The Producers (2005)

PG-13 | 134 min | Comedy, Musical

6.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
52 Metascore

After putting together another Broadway flop, down-on-his-luck producer Max Bialystock teams up with timid accountant Leo Bloom in a get-rich-quick scheme to put on the world's worst show.

Director: Susan Stroman | Stars: Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick, Uma Thurman, Will Ferrell

Votes: 36,089 | Gross: $19.38M

6. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

8.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A famous guest host stars in parodies and sketches created by the cast of this witty show.

Stars: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond, Kenan Thompson

Votes: 34,766

7. Courage the Cowardly Dog (1999–2002)

TV-Y7 | 11 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

The offbeat adventures of Courage, a cowardly dog who must overcome his own fears to heroically defend his unknowing farmer owners from all kinds of dangers, paranormal events and menaces that appear around their land.

Stars: Marty Grabstein, Thea White, Peter Fernandez, Simon Prebble

Votes: 26,991

8. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

7.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The goings-on in the life of a successful African American family.

Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Keshia Knight Pulliam, Malcolm-Jamal Warner

Votes: 26,161

9. Law & Order (1990–2010)

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Follows a crime, usually adapted from current headlines, from two separate vantage points, the police investigation and the prosecution in court.

Stars: Jerry Orbach, Jesse L. Martin, Dennis Farina, S. Epatha Merkerson

Votes: 26,150

10. Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001–2011)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The third "Law and Order" series involves the criminal justice system from the criminal's point of view.

Stars: Kathryn Erbe, Vincent D'Onofrio, Jamey Sheridan, Courtney B. Vance

Votes: 18,862

11. City Hall (1996)

R | 111 min | Drama

6.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

The accidental shooting of a boy in New York leads to an investigation by the Deputy Mayor, and unexpectedly far-reaching consequences.

Director: Harold Becker | Stars: Al Pacino, John Cusack, Bridget Fonda, Danny Aiello

Votes: 17,271 | Gross: $20.30M

12. The Muppet Show (1976–1981)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Music

8.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Kermit the Frog and his friends struggle to put on a weekly variety show.

Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Richard Hunt, Dave Goelz

Votes: 16,627

13. The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984)

G | 94 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Kermit and his friends go to New York to get their musical on Broadway only to find it's a more difficult task than they anticipated.

Director: Frank Oz | Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire

Votes: 15,912

14. Doug (1991–1994)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

The life of a young boy as he meets friends, falls in love, maneuvers his way through grade 6 and writes all about it in his journal.

Stars: Billy West, Fred Newman, Constance Shulman, Becca Lish

Votes: 14,291

15. Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2009– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Comedian Jimmy Fallon hosts a late-night talk show.

Stars: Jimmy Fallon, The Roots, Steve Higgins, Bashir Salahuddin

Votes: 10,094

16. Sesame Street (1969– )

TV-Y | 55 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

On a special inner city street, the inhabitants, both human and puppet, teach preschool subjects with comedy, cartoons, games and songs.

Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Caroll Spinney, Jerry Nelson

Votes: 8,807

17. Third Watch (1999–2005)

44 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

The exploits of a group of men and women who serve the City of New York as police officers, firemen, and paramedics in the fictional 55th Precinct.

Stars: Coby Bell, Skipp Sudduth, Jason Wiles, Molly Price

Votes: 7,728

18. Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey (2011)

PG | 80 min | Documentary

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
71 Metascore

The Muppet Elmo is one of the most beloved characters among children across the globe. Meet the unlikely man behind the puppet - the heart and soul of Elmo - Kevin Clash.

Director: Constance Marks | Stars: Kevin Clash, Whoopi Goldberg, Frank Oz, Bill Barretta

Votes: 5,992 | Gross: $0.30M

19. Doug's 1st Movie (1999)

G | 77 min | Family, Animation, Comedy

5.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Doug and his pal Skeeter set's out to find the monster of Lucky Duck Lake. Though things get really out of hand when some one blurts out that the monster is real.

Director: Maurice Joyce | Stars: Thomas McHugh, Fred Newman, Chris Phillips, Constance Shulman

Votes: 2,546 | Gross: $19.42M

20. Reading Rainbow (1983– )

TV-Y | 30 min | Family

8.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Levar Burton introduces young viewers to illustrated readings of children's literature and explores their related subjects.

Stars: LeVar Burton, Jennifer Betit Yen, Arnold Stang, Fred Newman

Votes: 2,410

21. The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland (1999)

G | 73 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

5.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
59 Metascore

A tug-of-war between Elmo and his friend sends his blanket to faraway Grouchland, a place full of grouchy creatures and the villainous Huxley. Elmo embarks on a rescue mission, learning important lessons about sharing and responsibility.

Director: Gary Halvorson | Stars: Kevin Clash, Mandy Patinkin, Vanessa Williams, Sonia Manzano

Votes: 2,204 | Gross: $11.63M

22. Ghostwriter (1992–1995)

TV-Y7 | Family, Mystery

8.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A group of teenagers solve local crimes, capers and mysteries in town, with the help of their invisible friend.

Stars: David López, Blaze Berdahl, Todd Alexander, Sheldon Turnipseed

Votes: 1,836

23. Barnaby Jones (1973–1980)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

The exploits of milk-swilling, geriatric private eye Barnaby Jones.

Stars: Buddy Ebsen, Lee Meriwether, Mark Shera, John Carter

Votes: 1,492

24. Spenser: For Hire (1985–1988)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Mystery/suspense series based on Robert Parker's "Spenser" novels. Spenser, a private investigator living in Boston, gets involved in a new murder mystery each episode.

Stars: Robert Urich, Avery Brooks, Ron McLarty, Richard Jaeckel

Votes: 1,410

25. Today (1952– )

240 min | News, Talk-Show

5.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A daily live broadcast provides current domestic and international news, weather reports and interviews with news-makers from the worlds of politics, business, media, entertainment and sports.

Stars: Katie Couric, Matt Lauer, Natalie Morales, Al Roker

Votes: 1,280

26. Kate & Allie (1984–1989)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

6.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

When Allie Lowell divorces her husband and gets custody of their two children, she moves to New York City and moves in with her best friend, Kate McArdle, also divorced and raising a ... See full summary »

Stars: Susan Saint James, Jane Curtin, Frederick Koehler, Allison Smith

Votes: 1,206

27. Guiding Light (1952–2009)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Guiding Light takes place in the fictional Midwestern town of Springfield. In its early years the stories centered on the middle class Bauer family, but later the wealthy Spauldings, ... See full summary »

Stars: Kim Zimmer, Beth Chamberlin, Maureen Garrett, Robert Newman

Votes: 1,185

28. I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story (2014)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

7.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
71 Metascore

Caroll Spinney has been Sesame Street's Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch since 1969; at 78-years-old, he has no intention of stopping.

Directors: Dave LaMattina, Chad N. Walker | Stars: Caroll Spinney, Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Debra Spinney

Votes: 1,021 | Gross: $0.01M

29. Seize the Day (1986)

Unrated | 93 min | Drama

6.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Tommy Wilhelm is a good honest man who's fallen on hard times after losing his job, but what really gets to Tommy is seeing both his friends and family turning their backs on him one after the other. He tries to seize the day - in vain.

Director: Fielder Cook | Stars: Robin Williams, Richard B. Shull, David Bickford, Glenne Headly

Votes: 1,013

30. Family (1976–1980)

60 min | Drama, Family

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The joys and heartaches of the Lawrence family of Pasadena, California.

Stars: Sada Thompson, James Broderick, Gary Frank, Kristy McNichol

Votes: 857

31. Wallykazam! (2014– )

TV-Y | Animation, Adventure, Family

6.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

The adventures of a boy named Wally Trollman and his pet dragon, Norville.

Stars: Dan Bittner, Thomas Langston, Jorge Vega, Aria Capria

Votes: 634

32. Old Enough (1984)

PG | 92 min | Drama

6.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Twelve-year-old, well-bred Lonnie meets the impudent Karen on the street. They spend some time together and Karen teaches Lonnie some of her favorite pastimes, like make-up, shop-lifting, ... See full summary »

Director: Marisa Silver | Stars: Sarah Boyd, Rainbow Harvest, Neill Barry, Alyssa Milano

Votes: 369

33. My Little Pony (1984 TV Movie)

30 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

6.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The Ponies and a young human girl named Megan must stop the evil lord Tirac from taking over the Ponies' peaceful world.

Directors: Gerry Chiniquy, Milton Gray, Tom Ray, Nelson Shin, John Gibbs, Bob Richardson | Stars: Sandy Duncan, Tony Randall, Charlie Adler, Tammy Amerson

Votes: 354

34. The West Wing (1999–2006)
Episode: Eppur Si Muove (2004)

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A Republican Congresswoman targets Ellie in an attempt to discredit the President; C.J. urges Abby to appear on Sesame Street; Josh works to keep a judicial nominee from withdrawing.

Director: Llewellyn Wells | Stars: Stockard Channing, Dulé Hill, Allison Janney, Joshua Malina

Votes: 267

35. The Muppet Show: Sex and Violence (1975 TV Movie)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Music

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The original Muppet Show Pilot. The guests include the Seven Deadly Sins.

Director: Dave Wilson | Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt

Votes: 264

36. The Jim Henson Hour (1989– )

48 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

8.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

An anthology show featuring the work of the great puppeteer and his staff.

Stars: Jim Henson, Fran Brill, Kevin Clash, Steve Whitmire

Votes: 249

37. Elmo Saves Christmas (1996 Video)

60 min | Family

6.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Elmo wishes that it would be Christmas every day, but with the help of Santa's reindeer-in-training, Lightning, he learns that might not be such a good idea when he sees the future.

Director: Emily Squires | Stars: Charles Durning, Harvey Fierstein, Maya Angelou, Kevin Clash

Votes: 212

38. The Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson (1990 TV Movie)

47 min | Documentary, Animation, Action

8.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

While The Muppets prepare a tribute to the late Jim Henson, they learn about the life and career of the renowned puppeteer/film maker.

Director: Don Mischer | Stars: Jim Henson, Harry Belafonte, Carol Burnett, Ray Charles

Votes: 202

39. Dog City (1992– )

TV-G | 23 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

The adventures of a canine private eye while he confers with his animator who has his own problems to deal with.

Stars: Ron White, Elizabeth Hanna, Kevin Clash, John Stocker

Votes: 180

40. Law & Order (1990–2010)
Episode: Prisoner of Love (1990)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

The investigation into the death of a controversial artist reveals that he was involved in twisted sex games with two powerful figures.

Director: Michael Fresco | Stars: George Dzundza, Chris Noth, Dann Florek, Michael Moriarty

Votes: 162

41. Cinderelmo (1999 TV Movie)

65 min | Family

6.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

All your favorite Muppets from Sesame Street and some very special guests join CinderElmo as he goes to the ball of the beautiful Princess - with the help of his Fairy Godperson.

Director: Bruce Leddy | Stars: Keri Russell, Kathy Najimy, Caroll Spinney, French Stewart

Votes: 156

42. Elmo's Christmas Countdown (2007 TV Movie)

60 min | Family, Music

5.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Sesame Street characters help Elmo count down the days leading up to Christmas.

Director: Gary Halvorson | Stars: Pam Arciero, Fran Brill, Tyler Bunch, Leslie Carrara

Votes: 150

43. Amber Waves (1980 TV Movie)

98 min | Drama

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Two seemingly disparate men experience powerful life lessons when a wheat harvester gives a hitch-hiking male model a ride on what feels to be the worst day of their lives, at the peak of ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Dennis Weaver, Kurt Russell, Mare Winningham, Fran Brill

Votes: 148

44. CBS Schoolbreak Special (1984–1996)

Drama, Family, Romance

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

CBS late-afternoon specials designed for middle school and high school students, dramatizing issues affecting teenagers.

Stars: Monica Calhoun, Tammy Lauren, Nick Angotti, Beau Dremann

Votes: 143

45. A Year in the Life (1987–1988)

60 min | Drama

8.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

Joe Gardner, a child of the Depression, is a successful plastics manufacturer in Seattle, Washington. After his wife dies, his four adult children move back in. Anne, 35 and an ex-hippie, ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Kiley, Trey Ames, Adam Arkin, Jayne Atkinson

Votes: 138

46. Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001–2011)
Episode: The Gift (2003)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A reporter is murdered, and the suspects include his father's mistress and a couple who practice Santeria.

Director: Alex Zakrzewski | Stars: Vincent D'Onofrio, Kathryn Erbe, Jamey Sheridan, Courtney B. Vance

Votes: 123

47. Saturday Night Live (1975– )
Episode: Candice Bergen/Esther Phillips (1975)

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The host for the episode is Candice Bergen, and the musical guest is Esther Phillips. The skits for this episode are as follows: President Ford gives an accident-laden introduction to the ... See full summary »

Director: Dave Wilson | Stars: Candice Bergen, Little Esther Phillips, The Muppets, Albert Brooks

Votes: 119

48. Elmopalooza! (1998 TV Special)

45 min | Comedy, Family, Music

6.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Join the Muppets from Sesame Street for an all-star celebration of 30 years of songs and laughs! Starring David Alan Grier and Jon Stewart.

Stars: Brad Abrell, Abe Acay, Pam Arciero, Tyra Banks

Votes: 113

49. Saturday Night Live (1975– )
Episode: Robert Klein/ABBA, Loudon Wainwright III (1975)

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

6.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

The host for the episode is Robert Klein, and the musical guests are ABBA and Loudon Wainwright III. The skits for this episode are as follows: Sherry wins the Miss America beauty pageant, ... See full summary »

Director: Dave Wilson | Stars: Robert Klein, ABBA, Loudon Wainwright III, Albert Brooks

Votes: 105

50. Courage the Cowardly Dog (1999–2002)
Episode: Muriel Meets Her Match/Courage vs. Mecha-Courage (2002)

TV-Y7 | 23 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

"Muriel Meets Her Match" Maria and her husband Mano, on the lam from the law, park their trailer next door to the Farmhouse. Maria disguises herself as Muriel in order to steal a diamond, ... See full summary »

Director: John Dilworth | Stars: Marty Grabstein, Lionel Wilson, Thea White, Jon Adams

Votes: 103