Most Rated Titles With Jeff Scheftel
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1. Schindler's List (1993)
R | 195 min | Biography, Drama, History
In Poland during World War II, Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazis.
Votes: 860,515 | Gross: $96.07M
2. Apocalypse Now (1979)
R | 153 min | Drama, War
During the Vietnam War, Captain Willard is sent on a dangerous mission into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade colonel who has set himself up as a god among a local tribe.
Votes: 448,797 | Gross: $78.80M
3. Beauty and the Beast (1991)
G | 84 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
Belle, whose father is imprisoned by the Beast, offers herself instead, unaware her captor to be an enchanted prince.
Writers: Linda Woolverton, Brenda Chapman, Chris Sanders, Burny Mattinson, Kevin Harkey, Brian Pimental, Bruce Woodside, Joe Ranft, Tom Ellery, Kelly Asbury, Robert Lence | Directors: Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise | Stars: Paige O'Hara, Robby Benson, Jesse Corti, Rex Everhart
Votes: 307,418 | Gross: $218.97M
4. Aladdin (1992)
G | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
When a street urchin vies for the love of a beautiful princess, he uses a genie's magic power to make himself off as a prince in order to marry her.
Writers: Ron Clements, John Musker, Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio, Burny Mattinson, Roger Allers, Daan Jippes, Kevin Harkey, Sue C. Nichols, Francis Glebas, Darrell Rooney, Larry Leker, James Fujii, Kirk Hanson, Kevin Lima, Rebecca Rees, David S. Smith, Chris Sanders, Brian Pimental, Patrick A. Ventura | Directors: Ron Clements, John Musker | Stars: Scott Weinger, Robin Williams, Linda Larkin, Jonathan Freeman
Votes: 259,604 | Gross: $217.35M
5. Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
PG | 104 min | Animation, Comedy, Crime
A toon-hating detective is a cartoon rabbit's only hope to prove his innocence when he is accused of murder.
Votes: 139,922 | Gross: $154.22M
6. Dick Tracy (1990)
PG | 105 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
The comic strip detective finds his life vastly complicated when Breathless Mahoney makes advances towards him while he is trying to battle Big Boy Caprice's united mob.
Votes: 47,696 | Gross: $103.74M
7. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)
PG | 115 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
In San Francisco, a group of people discover the human race is being replaced one by one, with clones devoid of emotion.
8. The Thin Blue Line (1988)
Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama
A film that successfully argued that a man was wrongly convicted for murder by a corrupt justice system in Dallas County, Texas.
Votes: 15,246 | Gross: $1.21M
9. The Quiet (2005)
R | 96 min | Drama, Thriller
Dot (Belle), a young deaf and mute woman, is sent to live with her godparents (Falco and Donovan) and their daughter (Cuthbert). The new addition to the household realizes that everything is not copacetic in the home, and the family's dark come to light.
Votes: 13,454 | Gross: $0.38M
R | 120 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
A portrait of the late gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson.
Votes: 6,517 | Gross: $1.25M
11. The Harder They Come (1972)
R | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Music
Wishing to become a successful Reggae singer, a young Jamaican man finds himself tied to corrupt record producers and drug pushers.
12. The Other Dream Team (2012)
Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary, Sport
The incredible story of the 1992 Lithuanian basketball team, whose athletes struggled under Soviet rule, became symbols of Lithuania's independence movement, and - with help from the Grateful Dead - triumphed at the Barcelona Olympics.
Votes: 3,073 | Gross: $0.13M
13. Richard Pryor... Here and Now (1983)
R | 83 min | Comedy, Documentary
Part live stand-up performance, part documentary, this film is one of comedian Richard Pryor's later stand-up performances. As foul-mouthed as ever, Pryor touches on most of the same topics as in his previous live shows.
14. Modern Marvels (1993– )
TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary, History
Fast-paced, fun and informative, Modern Marvels is The History Channel's signature series focusing on historical technology. The series has focused (among other things) on wonders of ... See full summary »
17. Salsa (1988)
PG | 97 min | Romance, Music
Fatherless barrio Puertorican Rico is a menial car mechanic by day, but lives for the nights, when he dances and dates hot dancing girls, cockily convinced the title of Salsa king in fancy ... See full summary »
Votes: 823 | Gross: $8.89M
18. Comic Book Confidential (1988)
Unrated | 90 min | Documentary, History
A survey of the artistic history of the comic book medium and some of the major talents associated with it.
23. Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp (2012)
R | 89 min | Documentary, Biography
Examines the tumultuous life of legendary Chicago pimp Iceberg Slim (1918-1992) and how he reinvented himself from pimp to author of 7 groundbreaking books. These books were the birth of ... See full summary »
25. Hell's Angel (1994 TV Movie)
25 min | Documentary
Christopher Hitchens investigates whether Mother Teresa of Calcutta deserves her saintly image. He probes her campaigns against contraception and foeticide and her questionable relationships with wealthy religious and political leaders.
26. Steal a Pencil for Me (2007)
94 min | Documentary, Romance
STEAL A PENCIL FOR ME is a compelling documentary feature film by Academy Award® nominee Michèle Ohayon about the power of love and the ability of humankind to rise above unimaginable ... See full summary »
28. Darius Goes West (2007)
92 min | Documentary
Darius Weems, who has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, travels across the country with eleven friends on a mission to get his wheelchair customized by MTV's "Pimp My Ride."
29. The Paw Project (2013)
58 min | Documentary, History, News
This is a David and Goliath story of one veterinarian's battle to protect her patients (tigers, lions and even house cats) from big corporations, with their big corporate money, that will ... See full summary »
Director: Jennifer Conrad
30. Intimate Stranger (1991 TV Movie)
R | 96 min | Thriller
A struggling bar singer takes a job as a phone-sex operator in order to make ends meet. One night she gets a call from a man who tricks her into listening while he murders a prostitute. ... See full summary »
33. Grunt! The Wrestling Movie (1985)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Sport
A documentary crew sets out to unravel one of professional wrestling's most closely guarded secrets: is former champion "Mad Dog" Joe DeCurso.
36. Night Crawlers (2009)
76 min | Comedy, Horror
Blood is thicker than water in this tiny Texas town. After two centuries of Vampire blood lust one man becomes a hero...without a clue.
The Blues (2003– )
The Soul of a Man
127 min | Documentary, Music
Wim Wenders entry into this in depth series documenting the blues. This film follows the exploits of three legendary blues men Skip James, Blind Willie Johnson and J B Lenoir. Includes ... See full summary »
38. It Was a Wonderful Life (1993)
82 min | Documentary
Feature-length documentary deals with homeless women, once secure in their middle-class status, who through divorce, misfortune, or circumstances were reduced to living on the street.
39. Carried Away (2009)
102 min | Drama
Ed Franklin, a young man pursuing his dreams in Hollywood, returns home to Fort Worth, Texas at Christmas time to find his family in turmoil. His parents' marriage is crumbling and his ... See full summary »
41. The Kill-Off (1989)
110 min | Drama
Business at The Pavilion bar is down so Pete and Rags decide that the best way to get The Pavilion off the skids is to turn it into a strip joint.
42. My Name Was Sabina Spielrein (2002)
90 min | Biography, Drama
The history of psychoanalysis is littered with the discarded psyches of the women whose diagnoses were key to the fame of the great masters. One such woman was Sabina Spielrein. Unlike the ... See full summary »
The Blues (2003– )
Red, White and Blues
93 min | Documentary, Music
Documenting the blues explosion in 1960's England and it's influence and reinterpretation by musicians at the time.
Biography (1987– )
Sophia Loren: Actress Italian Style
50 min | Documentary, Biography
Still considered one of the most beautiful women in the world, Sophia Loren, an international star for many years. Born into poverty in Italy, Loren went from modeling to acting, and with ... See full summary »
The Blues (2003– )
The Road to Memphis
119 min | Documentary, Music
Director Richard Pearce traces the musical odyssey of blues legend B.B. King in a film that pays tribute to the city that gave birth to a new style of blues.
49. 20th Century-Fox: The First 50 Years (1997 TV Movie)
150 min | Documentary
The first half century of Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation from its beginnings under Hungarian immigrant William Fox to it emergence as a major studio.