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1. Psychic Detective (1994 Video Game)

Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery

8.5
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Smalltime nightclub entertainer Eric Fox is a telepath hired by odd Laina Pozok to find out if one of her weird relatives had killed her father. Eric uncovers a bizarre conspiracy centered around a missing collection of mystical objects.

Director: John Sanborn | Stars: Beata Pozniak Daniels, Kevin Breznahan, Marcia Pizzo, Jarion Monroe

Votes: 32

2. Scheme C6 (2001)

97 min | Romance, Crime, Drama

8.2
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Bid, a biker maverick, lives on wits and adrenalin, selling stolen auto parts, sleeping in alleys chained to his bike. He taunts his cop father who tries to protect him from his inevitable downfall.

Director: Rob Nilsson | Stars: Cory DuVal, Monica Cortes Viharo, David Fine, MC Mars

Votes: 11

3. Nameless (2007)

11 min | Short, Drama

8.1
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Director: Zak Kilberg | Stars: Zak Kilberg, Kristen Karvouni, Ellen Woglom, Carlita Pena Herrera

Votes: 15

4. A Director Prepares: Bobby Roth's Masterclass (2016– )

Documentary

7.8
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Stars: Rosanna Arquette, Beau Baker, Jack Baran, John S. Bartley

Votes: 8

5. Need (2005)

95 min | Drama

7.8
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NEED is film #6 in the nine film 9@ Night cycle. A cinema portrait of 40-50 inner city characters living in the San Francisco Tenderloin circa 2001-2005 cast from the Tenderloin yGroup ... See full summary »

Director: Rob Nilsson | Stars: Diane Gaidry, Marianne Heath, Brette McCabe, Mira Larkin

Votes: 12

6. Miami Vice (1984–1990)
Episode: Better Living Through Chemistry (1986)

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

7.8
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Tubbs' attempts to stop synthetic cocaine of the highest purity from hitting the streets are threatened by his ex-NYPD-partner, whose career was destroyed by Tubbs' testimony regarding a confused shooting.

Director: Leon Ichaso | Stars: Don Johnson, Philip Michael Thomas, Saundra Santiago, Michael Talbott

Votes: 179

7. Presque Isle (2008)

Drama

7.7
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Rob Nilsson's powerful and complex tale dives into the heart of a man driven to confront his past in order to heal the pain of the present... See full synopsis »

Director: Rob Nilsson | Stars: Kieron McCartney, Robert Viharo, Michael Edo Keane, Kara McCartney

Votes: 9

8. Noise (2002)

Crime, Drama

7.6
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Convicted counterfeiter Ben Malafide gets out of prison after 20 years and ends up in the Tenderloin. Seeking the bare essentials to make ends meet, he confronts the Information Age, a ... See full summary »

Director: Rob Nilsson | Stars: Robert Viharo, Paige Olson, Edwin Johnson, Bill Ackridge

Votes: 8

9. Profiler (1996–2000)
Episode: Birthright (1998)

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

7.6
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A killer's belief he was switched at birth leads him to kill those he feels stole his identity. Two men, born at the same time and in the same hospital as the killer, are brutally murdered.... See full summary »

Director: Bobby Roth | Stars: Ally Walker, Robert Davi, Julian McMahon, Roma Maffia

Votes: 18

10. Miami Vice (1984–1990)

TV-14 | 48 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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Resplendent with authentic 1980's music, fashion and vibe, "Miami Vice" follows two undercover detectives and their extended team through the mean streets of Miami.

Stars: Don Johnson, Philip Michael Thomas, Saundra Santiago, Olivia Brown

Votes: 18,288

11. Attitude (2003)

100 min | Drama

7.5
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59 Metascore

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Director: Rob Nilsson | Stars: Michael Disend, Marion Christian, Vernon Medearis, Robert Viharo

Votes: 12

12. Profiler (1996–2000)

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

7.3
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Ally Walker stars as Dr. Sam Waters, a detective with the Violent Crimes Task Force, a federal agency which often works with the FBI, ATF, and other crime-solving agencies. The VCTF ... See full summary »

Stars: Ally Walker, Julian McMahon, A Martinez, Robert Davi

Votes: 2,813

13. Security (2005)

81 min | Drama

7.3
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The tenants of a college dormitory regress into paranoia after a violent and seemingly random murder takes place just outside their window... See full synopsis »

Director: Rob Nilsson | Stars: Josh Cereghino, Michael Duignan, Debbie Heimowitz, Kiersten Leigh Johnson

Votes: 6

14. Words for the Dying (1990)

80 min | Documentary

7.3
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Director: Rob Nilsson | Stars: John Cale, Brian Eno, Rob Nilsson

Votes: 16

15. Chalk (1996)

140 min

7.2
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57 Metascore

A unique film about pool.. Hustler vs newbie and interesting visuals. Very "90's"

Director: Rob Nilsson | Stars: Edwin Johnson, Tim Alexander, Don Bajema, Denise Concetta Cavaliere

Votes: 29

16. The Inheritance (1997 TV Movie)

95 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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A 19th-century woman, companion to a blue-blooded New England girl, falls for an aristocrat.

Director: Bobby Roth | Stars: Cari Shayne, Brigitta Dau, Paul Anthony Stewart, Brigid Brannagh

Votes: 1,118

17. On the Edge (1986)

PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Sport

7.1
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In one final attempt to achieve victory, an aging professional runner is training vigorously for a very tough marathon race.

Director: Rob Nilsson | Stars: Bruce Dern, Bill Bailey, Pam Grier, Jim Haynie

Votes: 171 | Gross: $0.44M

18. Naomi & Wynonna: Love Can Build a Bridge (1995 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.0
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Based on the lives of mother-daughter singers the Judds.

Director: Bobby Roth | Stars: Kathleen York, Viveka Davis, Bruce Greenwood, Melinda Dillon

Votes: 208

19. Northern Lights (1978)

95 min | Drama, History

7.0
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NORTHERN LIGHTS has the feel of an old black and white photograph discovered in an attic. The bitter-sweet story of young lovers caught up in an political struggle waged by farmers against ... See full summary »

Directors: John Hanson, Rob Nilsson | Stars: Robert Behling, Susan Lynch, Joe Spano, Ray Ness

Votes: 138 | Gross: $0.01M

20. Stroke (2000)

97 min | Drama

7.0
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Director: Rob Nilsson | Stars: Edwin Johnson, Teddy Weiler, Omewenne, Robert Viharo

Votes: 20

21. Cine Manifest (2006)

75 min | Documentary

7.0
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Award-winning cinematographer Judy Irola revisits her 1970s San Francisco Marxist film collective, Cine Manifest. She and her comrades puzzle out in hindsight whether their social ... See full summary »

Director: Judy Irola | Stars: Eugene Corr, Peter Gessner, John Hanson, Judy Irola

Votes: 10

22. Sacred Blood (2015)

93 min | Drama

6.8
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For Natia, firing bullets at her sister's head and narrowly missing is all in a days work. After taking over the family business, her sharp shooting act is the only thing keeping the ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Coppola | Stars: Anna Biani, Bai Ling, Michael Madsen, Konstantin Kryukov

Votes: 9

23. Dead Solid Perfect (1988 TV Movie)

93 min | Drama, Sport

6.7
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Randy Quaid stars as Kenny Lee, a talented but underachieving pro golfer trying to break through on the tour while learning that the most important things in life go far beyond the game.

Director: Bobby Roth | Stars: Randy Quaid, Kathryn Harrold, Jack Warden, Corinne Bohrer

Votes: 425

24. Copycat (1995)

R | 123 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.6
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54 Metascore

An agoraphobic psychologist and a female detective must work together to take down a serial killer who copies serial killers from the past.

Director: Jon Amiel | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Holly Hunter, Dermot Mulroney, William McNamara

Votes: 44,982 | Gross: $32.05M

25. ...and on the 7th Day, God Rocked (2008)

98 min | Comedy, Music

6.6
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A mockumentary about a Christan Battle of the Bands.

Director: Jason Page | Stars: Amy Abts, John Agurkis, Julie Ahasay, Carrie Boberg

Votes: 51

26. Raise Your Kids on Seltzer (2015)

107 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

6.4
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A husband-and-wife pair of retired cult deprogrammers experience marital strife when their past catches up with them.

Director: Daniel Kremer | Stars: Penny Werner, Jeff Kao, Nancy Kimball, Barry Newman

Votes: 17

27. Tell Me No Secrets (1997 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Thriller

6.4
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Jess Koster is a young attorney in LA who is being stalked by the serial killer she is prosecuting.

Director: Bobby Roth | Stars: Lori Loughlin, Bruce Greenwood, Joe Flanigan, Tracey Walter

Votes: 130

28. Signal Seven (1986)

Unrated | 92 min | Drama

6.4
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Director: Rob Nilsson | Stars: Bill Ackridge, Dan Leegant, John Tidwell, Herb Mills

Votes: 59

29. Imbued (2009)

83 min | Drama

6.4
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Donatello is a complex man who bets money he does not possess on horses, sports teams and just about anything else he cannot attain. What Donatello isn't betting on is the strange and ... See full summary »

Director: Rob Nilsson | Stars: Stacy Keach, Liz Sklar, Michelle Anton Allen, Nancy Bower

Votes: 5

30. Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990–2000)
Episode: Wild Horses (1992)

TV-PG | 45 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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After his car breaks down while on the road, Dylan finds comfort with Anne, a wealthy heiress living at a remote ranch in the mountains. Back in Beverly Hills, Brandon learns first-hand ... See full summary »

Director: Bobby Roth | Stars: Jason Priestley, Shannen Doherty, Jennie Garth, Ian Ziering

Votes: 84

31. Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990–2000)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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Follows a group of friends living in Beverly Hills, California, from their school days and into adulthood.

Stars: Jason Priestley, Shannen Doherty, Luke Perry, Jennie Garth

Votes: 25,185

32. Baja Oklahoma (1988 TV Movie)

105 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

5.8
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Dan Jenkins co-wrote the screenplay based on his novel of the same name about Juanita, a barmaid in Ft. Worth, Texas, who wants to be a country-western songwriter.

Director: Bobby Roth | Stars: Lesley Ann Warren, Peter Coyote, Swoosie Kurtz, Billy Vera

Votes: 293

33. Dancing at the Harvest Moon (2002 TV Movie)

84 min | Drama, Romance

5.6
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A betrayed wife (Jacqueline Bisset), whose husband leaves her after 25 years, returns to the lake where she first fell in love and begins an affair with the son (Eric Mabius) of her first love.

Director: Bobby Roth | Stars: Jacqueline Bisset, Eric Mabius, Susan Anspach, Nan Martin

Votes: 283

34. Amanda (1996)

PG | 83 min | Drama, Family

5.5
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A small boy is hurt by a horse on his father's ranch and he refuses to even be near one ever again. When a storyteller called Seven arrives with his huge imposing horse Amanda, everything changes.

Director: Bobby Roth | Stars: Kieran Culkin, Dennis Haysbert, Alice Krige, Chris Mulkey

Votes: 102

35. Clouds (2000)

95 min | Drama

5.4
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38 Metascore

A physics professor named Robert St. John (Michael Patrick Gaffney) struggles to complete his "cosmology," only to find that love must be part of any mathematical equation.

Director: Don Thompson | Stars: Michael Patrick Gaffney, Jennifer Jordan Day, Richard Barrows, Rob Nilsson

Votes: 8

36. Pan (II) (2006)

90 min | Drama

5.4
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A small band of dysfunctional renegade homeless people led by charismatic "Pan" befriends a lonely youngster, a fatherless "Bobby" who stumbles upon their homeless encampment nestled by the... See full summary »

Director: Rob Nilsson | Stars: Kieron McCartney, Kara McCartney, Nighttrain Schickele, Mantra Plonsey

Votes: 7

37. Manhood (2003)

R | 82 min | Drama

5.3
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A black comedy about a reformed womanizer who struggles to keep his family together.

Director: Bobby Roth | Stars: Nestor Carbonell, John Ritter, Janeane Garofalo, Bonnie Bedelia

Votes: 238

38. Rainbow Drive (1990 TV Movie)

R | 100 min | Thriller

5.3
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A Hollywood multiple murder is investigated by a homicide cop, despite high-placed efforts to cover up the crime.

Director: Bobby Roth | Stars: Peter Weller, Sela Ward, David Caruso, Tony Jay

Votes: 225

39. A Town Has Turned to Dust (1998 TV Movie)

Unrated | 90 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.3
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In a futuristic desert hamlet, a ruthless town boss lynches a falsely accused Native American teen, setting the stage for revolt and a clash with a troubled, drunken sheriff.

Director: Rob Nilsson | Stars: Stephen Lang, Ron Perlman, Gabriel Olds, Judy Collins

Votes: 153

40. Heat and Sunlight (1987)

R | 98 min | Drama

5.1
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Over 16 hours, in February, 1987, a man confronts jealously and rage as a love affair falters. Photojournalist Mel Hurley returns home to San Francisco on the eve of his birthday, expecting... See full summary »

Director: Rob Nilsson | Stars: Rob Nilsson, Consuela Faust, Don Bajema, Ernie Fosselius

Votes: 107

41. Berkeley (2005)

R | 88 min | Drama

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Berkeley is the story of Ben Sweet, an eighteen year old boy who comes to UC Berkeley in 1968 to study accounting and avoid the draft. There begins an odyssey through sex, drugs, rock and ... See full summary »

Director: Bobby Roth | Stars: Nick Roth, Laura Jordan, Henry Winkler, Sarah Carter

Votes: 176

42. Bill's Gun Shop (2001)

Not Rated | 93 min | Crime, Drama

4.6
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A job at Bill's Gun Shop, a permit to carry, and a chance to ride "shotgun" on a bounty-hunt seem like 23-year-old Dillon McCarthy's dream come true. When the gun kills, Dillon is forced to... See full summary »

Director: Dean Hyers | Stars: Jesse Abbott, Rith Afton, M. Cochise Anderson, Albert Arnett Jr.

Votes: 68

43. Ezer Kenegdo (2017)

101 min | Comedy, Drama, History | Completed

Frictions develop when Yisroel "Izzy" Jonigkeyt, a Chassidic Jew from Crown Heights, travels to San Francisco to visit Polish-born Catholic friend Marek Wisniewski with the intent of ... See full summary »

Directors: Deniz Demirer, Daniel Kremer | Stars: Josh Safdie, Alanna Blair, Rob Nilsson, Daniel Kremer

44. The Fourth Movement (2017)

Drama | Post-production

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Director: Rob Nilsson | Stars: Rob Nilsson, Daniel Kremer, Celik Kayalar, Jeff Kao

45. Love Twice (2016)

115 min | Drama

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"What do you do when the spark touches down-brief and hot?" So begins award-winning director Rob Nilsson's (Permission to Touch, MVFF 2015; A Bridge to a Border, MVFF 2014) provocative ... See full summary »

Director: Rob Nilsson | Stars: Deniz Demirer, Jeff Kao, T. Moon, John Cale

46. Overwhelm the Sky (2018)

Drama | Post-production

Loosely adapted from Charles Brockden Brown's 1799 novel "Edgar Huntly, or Memoirs of a Sleepwalker," Overwhelm the Sky tells the story of Edgar "Eddie" Huntly, an east coast radio ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Kremer | Stars: Alexander Hero, Raul Delarosa, William Cully Allen, Tiziana Perinotti

47. California's Forgotten Children (2018)

Documentary | Post-production

A documentary about child sex trafficking in California. The film focuses on true stories of youth who were commercially sexually exploited and are now survivors and brave leaders, fighting... See full summary »

Director: Melody C. Miller | Stars: Withelma T. Ortiz Walker Pettigrew, Carissa Phelps, Leah Albright-Byrd, Minh Dang

48. A Bridge to a Border (2014)

89 min | Drama

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When a man crosses a bridge, he faces a border. Pakal Gomez, ex- border patrol officer, railroaded into prison for a crime he did not commit, turns to terror as the last chance to wake up ... See full summary »

Director: Rob Nilsson | Stars: Richard Castrillon, Deniz Demirer, Tristan Cunningham, Jeff Kao

49. Used (2007)

84 min | Drama

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Certain he's been betrayed, Malafide leaves his lover and hops freights to Reno to find a Cherokee healer he met in prison named People T. Joined by a black homeless man named Johnny, they ... See full summary »

Director: Rob Nilsson | Stars: Robert Viharo, Paige Olson, Edwin Johnson, David Hess

50. Collapse (II) (2013)

97 min | Drama

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After 15 years away, Thorson (played by Russell Murphy, former San Francisco Ballet principal dancer) returns to the ballet company where audiences once flocked to see him. He has ... See full summary »

Director: Rob Nilsson | Stars: Russell Murphy, Anita Paciotti, William Martin, Daniel da Silva