The Highest Grossing Live Action Films Of The 80's And 90's Based On A Television Show

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1.
The Fugitive (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Dr. Richard Kimble, unjustly accused of murdering his wife, must find the real killer while being the target of a nationwide manhunt. (130 mins.)
Director: Andrew Davis
 
2.
Mission: Impossible (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
An American agent, under false suspicion of disloyalty, must discover and expose the real spy without the help of his organization. (110 mins.)
Director: Brian De Palma
 
3.
Wild Wild West (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
The two best hired guns in the West must save President Grant from the clutches of a nineteenth-century inventor-villain. (106 mins.)
 
4.
The Addams Family (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Con artists plan to fleece an eccentric family using an accomplice who claims to be their long-lost uncle. (99 mins.)
 
5.
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
To save Earth from an alien probe, Admiral James T. Kirk and his fugitive crew go back in time to San Francisco in 1986 to retrieve the only beings who can communicate with it: humpback whales. (119 mins.)
Director: Leonard Nimoy
 
6.
Maverick (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Bret Maverick, needing money for a poker tournament, faces various comic mishaps and challenges, including a charming woman thief. (127 mins.)
Director: Richard Donner
 
7.
Star Trek: First Contact (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The Borg travel back in time intended on preventing Earth's first contact with an alien species. Captain Picard and his crew pursue them to ensure that Zefram Cochrane makes his maiden flight reaching warp speed. (111 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Frakes
 
8.
The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Lieutenant Drebin discovers that his ex-girlfriend's new beau is involved in a plot to kidnap a scientist who advocates solar energy. (85 mins.)
Director: David Zucker
 
9.
The X Files (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Mulder and Scully must fight the government in a conspiracy and find the truth about an alien colonization of Earth. (121 mins.)
Director: Rob Bowman
 
10.
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
With the assistance of the Enterprise crew, Admiral Kirk must stop an old nemesis, Khan Noonien Singh, from using the life-generating Genesis Device as the ultimate weapon. (113 mins.)
Director: Nicholas Meyer
 
11.
The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Incompetent police detective Frank Drebin has to foil an attempt to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II. (85 mins.)
Director: David Zucker
 
12.
Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Admiral Kirk and his bridge crew risk their careers stealing the decommissioned Enterprise to return to the restricted Genesis planet to recover Spock's body. (105 mins.)
Director: Leonard Nimoy
 
13.
The Untouchables (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Federal Agent Eliot Ness sets out to stop Al Capone; because of rampant corruption, he assembles a small, hand-picked team. (119 mins.)
Director: Brian De Palma
 
14.
Star Trek: Generations (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Captain Picard, with the help of long presumed dead Captain Kirk, must stop a madman willing to murder on a planetary scale in order to enter an energy ribbon. (118 mins.)
Director: David Carson
 
15.
Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
On the eve of retirement, Kirk and McCoy are charged with assassinating the Klingon High Chancellor and imprisoned. The Enterprise crew must help them escape to thwart a conspiracy aimed at sabotaging the last best hope for peace. (113 mins.)
Director: Nicholas Meyer
 
16.
Star Trek: Insurrection (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
When the crew of the Enterprise learn of a Federation conspiracy against the inhabitants of a unique planet, Captain Picard begins an open rebellion. (103 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Frakes
 
17.
Lost in Space (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
The Robinson family was going into space to fight for a chance for humanity. Now they are fighting to live long enough to find a way home. (130 mins.)
Director: Stephen Hopkins
 
18.
The Saint (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Simon Templar has no real family, no real home and Simon Templar isn't even his real name. Yet Simon Templar... (116 mins.)
Director: Phillip Noyce
 
19.
Dragnet (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
The equally-straight-laced and "by the book" nephew of Joe Friday must work with his more laid-back partner to solve a mystery. (106 mins.)
Director: Tom Mankiewicz
 
20.
Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Captain Kirk and his crew must deal with Mr. Spock's long-lost half-brother who hijacks the Enterprise for an obsessive search for God at the center of the galaxy. (107 mins.)
Director: William Shatner
 
21.
The Little Rascals (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Alfalfa is wooing Darla and his "He-Man-Woman-Hating" friends attempt to sabotage the relationship. (82 mins.)
 
22.
Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Frank Drebin comes out of retirement to help Police Squad infiltrate a gang of terrorists planning to detonate a bomb at the Academy Awards. (83 mins.)
Director: Peter Segal
 
23.
Addams Family Values (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A comical Gothic horror-movie-type family tries to rescue their beloved uncle from his gold-digging new love. (94 mins.)
 
24.
The Brady Bunch Movie (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
The original '70s T.V. family is now placed in the 1990s, where they're even more square and out of place than ever. (90 mins.)
Director: Betty Thomas
 
25.
Bean (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
The bumbling Mr. Bean travels to America when he is given the responsibility of bringing a highly valuable painting to a Los Angeles museum. (89 mins.)
Director: Mel Smith
 
26.
The Beverly Hillbillies (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
A feature adaptation of the classic TV show, when nice guy redneck Jed Clampett strikes it rich when he finds black oil, and moves he and his kin to posh Beverly Hills. (92 mins.)
 
27.
My Favorite Martian (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
A martian lands on Earth and makes friends with a reporter. (94 mins.)
Director: Donald Petrie
 
28.
Sgt. Bilko (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Sgt. Bilko is in charge of the Motor Pool at an Army base. He's also a good-natured con man, providing gambling facilities for the soldiers on base... (93 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Lynn
 
29.
Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Four horror/sci-fi segments directed by four famous directors, each of them being a new version of a classic story from Rod Serling's landmark television series The Twilight Zone. (101 mins.)
 
30.
The Avengers (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  
Two British agents team up to stop Sir August de Wynter from destroying the world with a weather-changing machine. (89 mins.)
 
31.
A Very Brady Sequel (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A man claiming to be Carol Brady's long-lost first husband, Roy Martin, shows up at the suburban Brady residence one evening... (90 mins.)
Director: Arlene Sanford
 
32.
Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A man on the run is hunted by a demon known as the Collector. (92 mins.)
 
33.
Flipper (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Sandy Ricks is sent by his mom to Coral Key, a rustic island in the Florida keys, to spend the summer with his uncle Porter Ricks... (95 mins.)
Director: Alan Shapiro
 
34.
Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A young boy tells three stories of horror to distract a witch who plans to eat him. (93 mins.)
Director: John Harrison
 
35.
The Nude Bomb (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
Maxwell Smart is recalled to duty to help fight a villian who threatens to detonate a weapon that destroys clothing. (94 mins.)
Director: Clive Donner
 
36.
The Mod Squad (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  
Three minor delinquints (Danes, Ribisi, and Epps) are recruited by a cop (Farina) working undercover to bust a cop/drug ring... (92 mins.)
Director: Scott Silver
 
37.
Leave It to Beaver (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
Cleavers are an all-American family living in Ohio - wise father Ward, loving mother June, teen-age son Wally and 8-year-old "Beaver" Theodore... (84 mins.)
Director: Andy Cadiff
 
38.
The Gong Show Movie (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.0/10 X  
A week in the life of "The Gong Show" host and creator Chuck Barris who lives through a series of outrageous competitors... (89 mins.)
Director: Chuck Barris
 
39.
Bordello of Blood (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
The Crypt Keeper returns to tell the story of a funeral parlor that moonlights as a vampire bordello. (87 mins.)
Director: Gilbert Adler
 
40.
McHale's Navy (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
Retired Lieutenant Commander Quinton McHale spends his days puttering around the Caribbean in the old PT-73 selling homebrew... (108 mins.)
Director: Bryan Spicer
 
41.
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A young FBI agent disappears while investigating a murder miles from Twin Peaks that may be related to the future murder of Laura Palmer; the last week of the life of Laura Palmer is chronicled. (135 mins.)
Director: David Lynch
 
42.
Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A pharmaceutical scientist creates a pill that makes people remember their happiest memory, and although it's successful, it has unfortunate side effects. (89 mins.)
Director: Kelly Makin
 
43.
Car 54, Where Are You? (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.4/10 X  
Brash NYC policeman Officer Gunther Toody is partnered with stiff, by-the-book Officer Francis Muldoon... (89 mins.)
Director: Bill Fishman
 
44.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Mike Nelson and his robot companions watch and give their comments about This Island Earth. (73 mins.)
Director: Jim Mallon