Most Rated Titles With Jay Dranch
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2. Big (1988)
PG | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
When a boy wishes to be big at a magic wish machine, he wakes up the next morning and finds himself in an adult body.
3. Lethal Weapon 3 (1992)
R | 118 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Martin Riggs and Roger Murtaugh pursue an arms dealer who is a former LAPD officer.
5. Overboard (1987)
PG | 106 min | Comedy, Romance
A cruel but beautiful heiress screws over a hired carpenter, who later is the first one to find her when she gets amnesia. Looking for a little revenge he convinces her that she's his wife.
6. Sophie's Choice (1982)
R | 150 min | Drama, Romance
After spending time with his new neighbors, an aspiring writer realizes they are harboring deep secrets that will forever change him.
7. Doc Hollywood (1991)
PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A young doctor causes a traffic accident in a small town and is sentenced to work for some days at the town hospital.
8. Singles (1992)
PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A group of twenty-something friends, most of whom live in the same apartment complex, search for love and success in grunge-era Seattle.
9. Hard to Kill (1990)
R | 96 min | Action, Drama, Crime
Mason Storm, a 'do it alone' cop, is gunned down at home. The intruders kill his wife, and think they've killed both Mason and his son too. Mason is secretly taken to a hospital where he ... See full summary »
10. The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974)
R | 104 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
In New York, armed men hijack a subway car and demand a ransom for the passengers. Even if it's paid, how could they get away?
11. All That Jazz (1979)
R | 123 min | Drama, Music, Musical
Director/choreographer Bob Fosse tells his own life story as he details the sordid life of Joe Gideon, a womanizing, drug-using dancer.
12. Desperately Seeking Susan (1985)
PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Drama
A bored suburban housewife, seeking adventure to her life, accidentally gets hit on the head, wakes up with amnesia, and is mistaken for a free-spirited New York City drifter named Susan.
13. Reds (1981)
PG | 195 min | Biography, Drama, History
A radical American journalist becomes involved with the Communist revolution in Russia and hopes to bring its spirit and idealism to the United States.
14. Pacific Heights (1990)
R | 102 min | Thriller
A couple works hard to renovate their dream house and become landlords to pay for it. Unfortunately one of their tenants has plans of his own.
15. Body Snatchers (1993)
R | 87 min | Sci-Fi, Horror, Thriller
A teenage girl and her father discover alien clones are replacing humans on a remote U.S. military base in Alabama.
16. The Accidental Tourist (1988)
PG | 121 min | Drama, Romance
An emotionally distant writer of travel guides must carry on with his life after his son is killed and his marriage crumbles.
17. I Love You to Death (1990)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Crime
Joey owns a pizza parlor, and is married to Rosalee, and is a major womanizer. Rosalee goes to extremes when she finds he has been cheating.
19. Places in the Heart (1984)
PG | 111 min | Drama
In the Deep South in the 1930s, a widow and her family try to run their cotton farm with the help of a disparate group of friends.
20. Tender Mercies (1983)
PG | 92 min | Drama, Music
A broken-down, middle-aged country singer gets a new wife, reaches out to his long-lost daughter, and tries to put his troubled life back together.
21. Punchline (1988)
R | 128 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Steven Gold is a stand-up comedian who is flat broke and has recently dropped out of medical school. He and several others work regularly at the Gas Station, a New York comedy club. The ... See full summary »
22. Easy Money (1983)
R | 95 min | Comedy
To inherit his mother-in-law's colossal fortune, a hard living, gambling addict must change his unhealthy ways before it gets the best of him.
24. Two If by Sea (1996)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
Frank O'Brien, a petty thief, and his 7-year-long girlfriend Roz want to put an end to their unsteady lifestyle and just do that _last_ job, which involves stealing a valuable painting. ... See full summary »
26. One Good Cop (1991)
R | 114 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An NYPD Detective (Michael Keaton) and his struggle for justice, while taking care of his late partner's three little girls after he is killed in the line of duty.
27. Dangerous Game (1993)
R | 108 min | Drama
A New York film director, working on his latest movie in Los Angeles, begins to reflect the actions in his movie and real life, especially when he begins an affair with the lead actress.
28. Brighton Beach Memoirs (1986)
PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy
Eugene, a young teenage Jewish boy, recalls his memoirs of his time as an adolescent youth. He lives with his parents, his aunt, two cousins, and his brother, Stanley, whom he looks up to ... See full summary »
29. Unhook the Stars (1996)
R | 103 min | Drama, Romance
Character study about Mildred, an elderly woman who has spent her life caring for others. When her daughter finally leaves home, she finds that, for the first time in her life, she has ... See full summary »
30. Harry & Son (1984)
PG | 120 min | Drama
Harry Keach has been widowed for two years and works as a demolition crane operator on a demolition crew.
31. Seven Minutes in Heaven (1985)
PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Natalie Becker, a beautiful A-student, is staying home alone Together and apart, the three 15-year-olds learn much about life, maturity, and love.
R | 95 min | Comedy
The widow's houseboy and the divorcee's chauffeur bet on which will bed the other's employer first.
33. A Gathering of Old Men (1987 TV Movie)
PG | 91 min | Drama
A regular day in a Louisiana sugarcane plantation changes course when a local white farmer is shot in self defense. A group of old, black men takes a courageous step by coming forward en ... See full summary »
34. Alambrista! (1977)
Not Rated | 110 min | Adventure, Drama
After the birth of his first child, Roberto, a young Mexican man slips across the border into the United States. Seeking work to support his family back home, he finds that working hard is not enough.
35. Rich Kids (1979)
PG | 101 min | Comedy, Drama
Two 12 year olds, the products of Upper West Side broken homes, struggle to make sense of their parents lives and their own adolescent feelings
36. Misunderstood (1984)
PG | 91 min | Drama
Busy and often absent father must take care of his two boys after his wife dies. They all live in Tunisia because of their father's job. The older boy is handling the difficult changes much better than the younger one.
38. Judicial Consent (1994)
R | 100 min | Thriller
Judge Gwen Warwick becomes involved in the murder trial she has been assigned. Her marriage is on the rocks and the murder victim is an old friend, who rumour has it, had an affair with her.
39. When Nature Calls (1985)
R | 85 min | Comedy
When construction worker Greg becomes fed-up with his foreman and the "city life", he takes his wife and kids on a wilderness adventure.
41. Going Undercover (1985)
PG-13 | 89 min | Comedy, Thriller
Forever bungling private investigator Henry Brilliant (Chris Lemmon) has been hired by Maxine de la Hunt (Jean Simmons) to protect her step-daughter Marigold (Lea Thompson) during her trip ... See full summary »
42. The Killers Within (1995)
92 min | Drama
A man must track down the reasons behind his brother's mysterious death, and uncovers a secret neo-Nazi group headed by a powerful congressman.
American Playhouse (1981– )
81 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
On a hot day in Texas in the the 1890s, a stranger shows up at the small dairy farm of Royal and Ellie Thompson. He asks for work and is hired. He's a taciturn, English-speaking Swede from ... See full summary »
American Playhouse (1981– )
Concealed Enemies, Part I: Suspicion
219 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
A dramatized account of the actual events that led to the 1950 conviction of former U.S. State Department official Alger Hiss of perjury before a federal grand jury and his resulting ... See full summary »