Most Voted 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.
2. Apocalypse Now (1979)
R | 153 min | Drama, War
During the U.S.-Viet Nam 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.
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. The Thin Blue Line (1988)
Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, Crime, Mystery
A film that successfully argued that a man was wrongly convicted for murder by a corrupt justice system in Dallas County, Texas.
R | 120 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
A portrait of the late gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson.
7. 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.
8. 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.
9. 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.
10. Modern Marvels (1994– )
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 »
12. 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 »
14. 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.
20. 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 »
21. 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."
22. 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.
25. 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 »
26. 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 »
28. 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.
32. 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.
33. Carried Away (2009)
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 »
35. 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.
36. 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 »
40. 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
Biography (1987– )
Sophia Loren: Actress Italian Style
50 min | Documentary, Biography, History
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 »
45. 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.
47. Playing for Change (2003)
Playing for Change is a musical journey of discovery that celebrates the freedom and lives of street musicians existing in America today. Focusing on the three cities of Los Angeles, New ... See full summary »
Biography (1987– )
Marilyn Monroe: The Mortal Goddess
92 min | Documentary, Biography, History
An account of the life and career of Marilyn Monroe, one of Hollywood's most famous and glamorous movie stars. Her sad and difficult childhood is recounted, including her mother's breakdown... See full summary »
50. Blackout (1988)
87 min | Drama, Thriller
A young girl returns to her hometown in search of her father, gradually her childhood memories returns; a childhood with incest and violence.