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1. Swingtime Johnny (1943)

Approved | 61 min | Comedy, Music

7.2
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The Andrews Sisters take a hiatus from show business to aid the war effort. They take on jobs at a pipe-organ plant now making artillery shells. But they still find time for plenty of ... See full summary »

Director: Edward F. Cline | Stars: Patty Andrews, Maxene Andrews, Laverne Andrews, Harriet Nelson

Votes: 18

2. Follow That Music (1947)

17 min | Short, Musical

8.4
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Two reel comedy starring Gene Krupa as an Orchestra leader trying to make it in New York.

Director: Arthur Dreifuss | Stars: Gene Krupa, Nan Leslie, Phil Warren, Jason Robards

Votes: 5

3. The Journey (1959)

Approved | 126 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.0
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A British woman trying to escape Hungary with her freedom fighter lover finds herself the obsession of a Communist officer.

Director: Anatole Litvak | Stars: Deborah Kerr, Yul Brynner, Jason Robards, Robert Morley

Votes: 1,166

4. A Doll's House (1959 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

7.3
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A wealthy woman's attempts to help her financially troubled husband go unrewarded.

Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Julie Harris, Christopher Plummer, Hume Cronyn, Randy Gaynes

Votes: 36

5. The Iceman Cometh (1960 TV Movie)

240 min | Drama

8.0
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The chilling tale of a high-rolling gambler who changes his ways and is determind to help the drifters, alcoholics and prostitutes who have come to depend on his "generosity".

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Jason Robards, Myron McCormick, Tom Pedi, James Broderick

Votes: 254

6. By Love Possessed (1961)

Not Rated | 115 min | Drama

5.5
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Neurotic woman engages in an affair with the law partner of her impotent husband.

Director: John Sturges | Stars: Lana Turner, Jason Robards, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., George Hamilton

Votes: 350

7. Tender Is the Night (1962)

Approved | 142 min | Drama

6.1
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A Psychiatrist and his life with a patient he helped to recover.

Director: Henry King | Stars: Jennifer Jones, Jason Robards, Joan Fontaine, Tom Ewell

Votes: 527

8. Westinghouse Presents: That's Where the Town Is Going (1962 TV Movie)

60 min | Drama

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Director: Jack Smight | Stars: Buddy Ebsen, Patricia Neal, Jason Robards, Kim Stanley

9. Long Day's Journey Into Night (1962)

174 min | Drama

7.8
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Over the course of one day in August 1912, the family of retired actor James Tyrone grapples with the morphine addiction of his wife Mary, the illness of their youngest son Edmund and the ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Ralph Richardson, Jason Robards, Dean Stockwell

Votes: 3,819

10. Act One (1963)

Not Rated | 110 min | Biography, Drama

6.1
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Story of the life of writer/playwright Moss Hart.

Director: Dore Schary | Stars: George Hamilton, Jason Robards, George Segal, Jack Klugman

Votes: 170

11. Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1964 TV Movie)

80 min | Drama

7.5
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The life of Abraham Lincoln is traced from the 1830s when he was a struggling backwoods lawyer to winning the Presidency in 1860.

Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Jason Robards, Kate Reid, Jack Bittner, Burt Brinckerhoff

Votes: 11

12. A Thousand Clowns (1965)

Unrated | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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A middle-aged iconoclast, doggedly avoiding the tedium of employment and conventional life, faces the prospect of losing custody of his young ward.

Director: Fred Coe | Stars: Jason Robards, Barbara Harris, Martin Balsam, Gene Saks

Votes: 2,729

13. A Big Hand for the Little Lady (1966)

Approved | 95 min | Western

7.4
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Comedy western in which a traveler bets more money than he can afford in a poker game, and unusual events follow.

Director: Fielder Cook | Stars: Henry Fonda, Joanne Woodward, Jason Robards, Paul Ford

Votes: 3,240

14. Any Wednesday (1966)

Not Rated | 109 min | Comedy

6.1
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Ellen Gordon, a New York executive's mistress falls for the executive's young business associate when the young man is accidentally sent to use the apartment where the executive and his ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Ellis Miller | Stars: Jane Fonda, Jason Robards, Dean Jones, Rosemary Murphy

Votes: 730

15. Divorce American Style (1967)

Approved | 109 min | Comedy

6.3
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After 17 years, things have got too predictable and stale. They argue, they visit a marriage counselor, Richard (drunk) visits a prostitute. They split up. After meeting other people, they ... See full summary »

Director: Bud Yorkin | Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Debbie Reynolds, Jason Robards, Jean Simmons

Votes: 1,286

16. The St. Valentine's Day Massacre (1967)

Unrated | 100 min | Crime, Drama, History

6.7
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Al Capone's Valentine Day surprise for the rival Bugs Moran gang in 1929 Chicago.

Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Jason Robards, George Segal, Ralph Meeker, Jean Hale

Votes: 2,870

17. Hour of the Gun (1967)

Approved | 100 min | Western

6.7
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Marshal Wyatt Earp kills a couple of men of the Clanton-gang in a fight. In revenge Clanton's thugs kill the marshal's brother. Thus, Wyatt Earp starts to chase the killers together with his friend Doc Holliday.

Director: John Sturges | Stars: James Garner, Jason Robards, Robert Ryan, Albert Salmi

Votes: 2,701

18. Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)

PG-13 | 164 min | Western

8.6
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80 Metascore

A mysterious stranger with a harmonica joins forces with a notorious desperado to protect a beautiful widow from a ruthless assassin working for the railroad.

Director: Sergio Leone | Stars: Henry Fonda, Charles Bronson, Claudia Cardinale, Jason Robards

Votes: 242,518 | Gross: $5.32M

19. The Night They Raided Minsky's (1968)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy

6.1
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A naive Amish young woman runs away from her home in Pennsylvania to New York City where she hopes to act in religious stage plays but ends up performing in Burlesque theatre.

Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Jason Robards, Britt Ekland, Norman Wisdom, Forrest Tucker

Votes: 1,188

20. Isadora (1968)

M | 131 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.7
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A biography of the dancer Isadora Duncan, the 1920s dancer who forever changed people's ideas of ballet. Her nude, semi-nude, and pro-Soviet dance projects as well as her attitudes on free ... See full summary »

Director: Karel Reisz | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, James Fox, Jason Robards, John Fraser

Votes: 1,823

21. Rosolino Paternò, soldato... (1970)

95 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

5.3
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In WWII, a commando was sent in a secret mission in Sicily. They had a reluctant Italian prisoner of war to help them.

Director: Nanni Loy | Stars: Nino Manfredi, Jason Robards, Peter Falk, Martin Landau

Votes: 56

22. The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1970)

R | 121 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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A hobo accidentally stumbles onto a water spring, and creates a profitable way station in the middle of the desert.

Director: Sam Peckinpah | Stars: Jason Robards, Stella Stevens, David Warner, Strother Martin

Votes: 6,950 | Gross: $3.50M

23. Julius Caesar (1970)

G | 117 min | Drama, History, War

6.1
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The growing ambition of Julius Caesar is a source of major concern to his close friend Brutus. Cassius persuades him to participate in his plot to assassinate Caesar but they have both ... See full summary »

Director: Stuart Burge | Stars: Charlton Heston, Jason Robards, John Gielgud, Richard Johnson

Votes: 1,243

24. Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)

G | 144 min | Action, Drama, History

7.5
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In 1941, as Japan prepares to open its war against the USA with a pre-emptive strike on Pearl Harbor, a series of American mistakes threatens to inadvertently aggravate its effectiveness.

Directors: Richard Fleischer, Kinji Fukasaku, Toshio Masuda | Stars: Martin Balsam, Sô Yamamura, Jason Robards, Joseph Cotten

Votes: 27,139 | Gross: $29.55M

25. Fools (1970)

GP | 93 min | Drama

5.6
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An aging actor finds himself falling for the beautiful, and much younger, wife of an attorney.

Director: Tom Gries | Stars: Jason Robards, Katharine Ross, Scott Hylands, Roy Jenson

Votes: 84

26. Jud (1971)

R | 80 min | Drama

6.2
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A Vietnam vet returns to Los Angeles at Christmas time, finds out it's not how he thought it was going to be.

Director: Gunther Collins | Stars: Joseph Kaufmann, Robert Deman, Alix Wyeth, Norman Burton

Votes: 15

27. Johnny Got His Gun (1971)

R | 111 min | Drama, War

7.9
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A World War I soldier, rendered blind, deaf, limbless, and mute by a horrific artillery shell attack, finds a unique way of communicating with his doctors.

Director: Dalton Trumbo | Stars: Timothy Bottoms, Kathy Fields, Marsha Hunt, Jason Robards

Votes: 13,056

28. Murders in the Rue Morgue (1971)

PG-13 | 87 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

5.2
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Paris...at the turn of the century. Inspector Vidocq investigates a series of unexplained murders at a Grand Guignol-type theatre...where the players have suddenly become real-life victims. Based on the story by Edgar Allan Poe.

Director: Gordon Hessler | Stars: Jason Robards, Herbert Lom, Christine Kaufmann, Adolfo Celi

Votes: 854

29. The War Between Men and Women (1972)

PG | 110 min | Comedy, Drama

6.1
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2 quirky Manhattanites crash into each other at an ophthalmologist's office. Peter is a grouchy cartoonist/author whose vision is failing, divorced mother Theresa is also reluctant to ... See full summary »

Director: Melville Shavelson | Stars: Jack Lemmon, Barbara Harris, Jason Robards, Herb Edelman

Votes: 449

30. The House Without a Christmas Tree (1972 TV Movie)

Unrated | 75 min | Drama, Family

8.2
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A young girl named Addie, living in Nebraska in 1946, wants nothing more for the holidays than a Christmas tree, but her widowed father is bitter and refuses due to events from the family's past.

Director: Paul Bogart | Stars: Jason Robards, Mildred Natwick, Lisa Lucas, Kathryn Walker

Votes: 545

31. Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (1973)

R | 122 min | Biography, Drama, Western

7.4
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An aging Pat Garrett is hired as a lawman on behalf of a group of wealthy New Mexico cattle barons--his sole purpose being to bring down his old friend Billy the Kid.

Director: Sam Peckinpah | Stars: James Coburn, Kris Kristofferson, Richard Jaeckel, Katy Jurado

Votes: 14,830

32. The Thanksgiving Treasure (1973 TV Movie)

77 min | Drama

8.2
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Addie tries to invite her father's sworn enemy over for Thanksgiving dinner in the hopes of ending their long-standing feud.

Director: Paul Bogart | Stars: Jason Robards, Mildred Natwick, Barnard Hughes, Lisa Lucas

Votes: 63

33. The Country Girl (1974 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

6.9
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Director: Paul Bogart | Stars: George Grizzard, Larry Haines, Shirley Knight, John Lithgow

Votes: 10

34. The Easter Promise (1975 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama, Family

7.4
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Director: Paul Bogart | Stars: Jason Robards, Lisa Lucas, Mildred Natwick, Jean Simmons

Votes: 29

35. A Boy and His Dog (1975)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.6
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A young man and his telepathic dog wander a post-apocalyptic wasteland.

Director: L.Q. Jones | Stars: Don Johnson, Jason Robards, Susanne Benton, Tim McIntire

Votes: 13,999

36. A Moon for the Misbegotten (1975 TV Movie)

134 min | Drama

8.5
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In Connecticut in September 1923, the lives of three people collide: Josie, a domineering Irish woman with a quick tongue and a ruined reputation, her conniving father, tenant farmer Phil ... See full summary »

Directors: José Quintero, Gordon Rigsby | Stars: Jason Robards, Colleen Dewhurst, Ed Flanders, Edwin McDonough

Votes: 115

37. Mr. Sycamore (1975)

G | 87 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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Jason Robards is a man who decides he'd rather be a tree.

Director: Pancho Kohner | Stars: Jason Robards, Sandy Dennis, Jean Simmons, Robert Easton

Votes: 86

38. Addie and the King of Hearts (1976 TV Movie)

Drama, Family

8.5
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A young teenage girl becomes jealous when her widowed father when he starts to woo a beautician.

Director: Joseph Hardy | Stars: Christina Hart, Richard Hatch, Diane Ladd, Lisa Lucas

Votes: 19

39. All the President's Men (1976)

PG | 138 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.0
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80 Metascore

"The Washington Post" reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover the details of the Watergate scandal that leads to President Richard Nixon's resignation.

Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford, Jack Warden, Martin Balsam

Votes: 82,529 | Gross: $70.60M

40. The Spy Who Never Was (1976)

PG | 113 min | Drama

6.0
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A diabolical tale of romance, murder, and mistaken identity as a treacherous terrorist organization hunts an enemy agent with the intention of killing him, but instead they set their sights... See full summary »

Directors: Reza Badiyi, Uri Massad | Stars: Hardy Krüger, Jason Robards, Gila Almagor, Haim Bashi

Votes: 50

41. Washington: Behind Closed Doors (1977– )

750 min | Drama

8.2
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The story of a power-hungry U.S. President, and the men, with whom he surrounds himself, in order to keep his hold on power. Based on John Ehrlichman's book about the Nixon administration.

Stars: Cliff Robertson, Jason Robards, Stefanie Powers, Robert Vaughn

Votes: 151

42. Julia (1977)

PG | 117 min | Drama

7.4
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58 Metascore

At the behest of an old and dear friend, playwright Lillian Hellman undertakes a dangerous mission to smuggle funds into Nazi Germany.

Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Jane Fonda, Vanessa Redgrave, Jason Robards, Maximilian Schell

Votes: 7,348

43. Comes a Horseman (1978)

PG | 118 min | Drama, Western, Romance

6.2
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Ella Connors is a single woman who gets pressured to sell her failing cattle farm to her corrupt ex suitor, Jacob Ewing. She asks for help from her neighbor, Frank Athearn. As Ella and ... See full summary »

Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: James Caan, Jane Fonda, Jason Robards, George Grizzard

Votes: 1,911

44. A Christmas to Remember (1978 TV Movie)

100 min | Family, Drama

7.0
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A city-bred grandson moves to his grandparents' farm during the Great Depression and grows up enough under their tough care to help his grandfather deliver a surprise gift on Christmas Eve ... See full summary »

Director: George Englund | Stars: Jason Robards, Eva Marie Saint, George Parry, Joanne Woodward

Votes: 106

45. Hurricane (1979)

PG | 120 min | Adventure, Drama

4.5
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The desperate love affair between a young Samoan chief and an American painter, against the will of her father. Amid this man-made tension comes a hurricane so devastating, the lives of the lovers and the entire island are imperiled.

Director: Jan Troell | Stars: Jason Robards, Mia Farrow, Max von Sydow, Trevor Howard

Votes: 449

46. Caboblanco (1980)

R | 87 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.7
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In 1948, an assortment of shady characters are searching for Nazi loot, sunken off the coast of Peru.

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Charles Bronson, Jason Robards, Dominique Sanda, Fernando Rey

Votes: 688

47. F.D.R.: The Last Year (1980 TV Movie)

180 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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Director: Anthony Page | Stars: Jason Robards, Laurinda Barrett, Edward Binns, Augusta Dabney

Votes: 31

48. Haywire (1980 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 200 min | Biography, Drama

7.1
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Based on autobiography of Brooke Hayward, daughter of famous Broadway producer Leland Hayward and actress Margaret Sullavan, who grows up in the glamorous, cruel and emotionally unstable world of her parents.

Director: Michael Tuchner | Stars: Lee Remick, Jason Robards, Deborah Raffin, Dianne Hull

Votes: 88

49. Raise the Titanic (1980)

PG | 115 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

4.8
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To obtain a supply of a rare mineral, a ship raising operation is conducted for the only known source, the Titanic.

Director: Jerry Jameson | Stars: Jason Robards, Richard Jordan, David Selby, Anne Archer

Votes: 3,203 | Gross: $7.00M

50. Melvin and Howard (1980)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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The story of hard-luck Melvin E. Dummar, who claimed to have received a will naming him an heir to the fortune of Howard Hughes.

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Paul Le Mat, Jason Robards, Elizabeth Cheshire, Mary Steenburgen

Votes: 3,704 | Gross: $4.31M

51. The Legend of the Lone Ranger (1981)

PG | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Western

5.0
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The sole surviving Texas Ranger of an ambush arranged by Butch Cavandish returns to fight back as a masked hero.

Director: William A. Fraker | Stars: Klinton Spilsbury, Michael Horse, Christopher Lloyd, Matt Clark

Votes: 1,509 | Gross: $12.62M

52. Max Dugan Returns (1983)

PG | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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An English teacher and struggling single mother has her life disrupted when the father who abandoned her as a child comes back into her life.

Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Jason Robards, Marsha Mason, Donald Sutherland, Matthew Broderick

Votes: 2,895 | Gross: $17.61M

53. Something Wicked This Way Comes (1983)

PG | 95 min | Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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In a small American town, a diabolical circus and its demonic proprietor prey on the townsfolk.

Director: Jack Clayton | Stars: Jason Robards, Jonathan Pryce, Diane Ladd, Royal Dano

Votes: 6,999 | Gross: $8.40M

54. The Day After (1983 TV Movie)

Unrated | 127 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.1
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A graphic, disturbing film about the effects of a devastating nuclear holocaust on small-town residents of eastern Kansas.

Director: Nicholas Meyer | Stars: Jason Robards, JoBeth Williams, Steve Guttenberg, John Cullum

Votes: 11,756

55. Sakharov (1984 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 118 min | Biography, Drama

6.9
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Biography of Russian physicist & dissident Andrei Sakharov focuses on his first acts in his civil rights movement to his receiving the Nobel Peace prize. Sakharov's actions first caused him... See full summary »

Director: Jack Gold | Stars: Jason Robards, Glenda Jackson, Nicol Williamson, Frank Finlay

Votes: 93

56. The Atlanta Child Murders (1985– )

245 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.7
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The city of Atlanta, Georgia, is terrorized by a rash of child murders occurring in its black community. When a black photographer is arrested for the crimes, controversy erupts over ... See full summary »

Stars: Jason Robards, James Earl Jones, Rip Torn, Morgan Freeman

Votes: 289

57. The Long Hot Summer (1985 TV Movie)

200 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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Director: Stuart Cooper | Stars: Don Johnson, Jason Robards, Judith Ivey, Cybill Shepherd

Votes: 666

58. Johnny Bull (1986 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

6.2
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An English girl comes to America to join her American husband in a Pennsylvania coal town in the late 1950's. She faces the ire of her new mother-in-law, a former Hungarian with different ... See full summary »

Director: Claudia Weill | Stars: Jason Robards, Colleen Dewhurst, Peter MacNicol, Kathy Bates

Votes: 33

59. The Last Frontier (1986 TV Movie)

180 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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A single mother from LA marries an Australian cattle rancher following a whirlwind courtship. He returns to Australia ahead of her and her two children, and dies before they arrive. His ... See full summary »

Director: Simon Wincer | Stars: Peter Billingsley, Tony Bonner, Beth Buchanan, Les Dayman

Votes: 110

60. Square Dance (1987)

PG-13 | 112 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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Gemma is 13 years old lives and with her grandpa in the country, she has for many years. One day her mother shows up, and wants to take Gemma to the city. Her mother is married now, and can... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Petrie | Stars: Jason Robards, Jane Alexander, Winona Ryder, Rob Lowe

Votes: 744 | Gross: $0.23M

61. Laguna Heat (1987 TV Movie)

R | 110 min | Drama, Thriller

5.2
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After his partner is killed, private detective Tom Shephard returns to his home in Laguna Beach, California, where he finds himself embroiled in a series of nightmarish murders that take him back to the past and some twisted family ties.

Director: Simon Langton | Stars: Harry Hamlin, Jason Robards, Rip Torn, Catherine Hicks

Votes: 113

62. Breaking Home Ties (1987 TV Movie)

95 min | Drama

7.2
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Inspired by a Norman Rockwell painting, this 1950s coming of age drama centers on a young man leaving home to attend college, where he will learn the lessons in becoming a man. While his family must deal with a life threatening illness.

Director: John Wilder | Stars: Jason Robards, Eva Marie Saint, Doug McKeon, Erin Gray

Votes: 73

63. Thomas Hart Benton (1988 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 85 min

7.4
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Thomas Hart Benton's paintings were energetic and uncompromising. Today his works are in museums, but Benton hung them in saloons for ordinary people to appreciate.

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: Henry Adams, Thomas Hart Benton, Arthur Danto, Burl Ives

Votes: 108

64. Inherit the Wind (1988 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, History

6.8
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A biblical orator opposes a liberal lawyer defending a man for teaching Darwinism in the 1920s South.

Director: David Greene | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Jason Robards, Darren McGavin, John Harkins

Votes: 392

65. The Good Mother (1988)

R | 103 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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A divorced mother may lose custody of her young daughter to her ex-husband after he learns that the little girl crawled into bed with the mother and her boyfriend.

Director: Leonard Nimoy | Stars: Diane Keaton, Liam Neeson, Jason Robards, Ralph Bellamy

Votes: 1,363 | Gross: $4.76M

66. The Christmas Wife (1988 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 73 min | Drama

6.6
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A widower not wanting to face his first Christmas alone responds to an ad for "social introductions".

Director: David Hugh Jones | Stars: Jason Robards, Julie Harris, Don Francks, James Eckhouse

Votes: 239

67. Metallica: One (1989 Video)

8 min | Short, Music

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A music video for Metallica's song 'One'.

Directors: Bill Pope, Michael Salomon | Stars: Timothy Bottoms, Metallica, Jason Robards

Votes: 267

68. Dream a Little Dream (1989)

PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.9
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An accident puts the consciousness of an elderly dream researcher into the body of a bratty teenager. The problem? The kid prefers dreamworld limbo to real life.

Director: Marc Rocco | Stars: Corey Feldman, Jason Robards, Piper Laurie, Meredith Salenger

Votes: 5,322 | Gross: $5.55M

69. Reunion (1989)

PG-13 | 110 min | Drama

7.0
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Two young boys from very different backgrounds become friends in 1933 Stuttgart. However, they don't realize how different they are until much later as one is the son of a well-to-do Jewish... See full summary »

Director: Jerry Schatzberg | Stars: Jason Robards, Christien Anholt, Samuel West, Françoise Fabian

Votes: 385

70. Parenthood (1989)

PG-13 | 124 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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82 Metascore

The Buckmans are a midwestern family all dealing with their lives: estranged relatives, raising children, pressures of the job, and learning to be a good parent and spouse.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Steve Martin, Mary Steenburgen, Dianne Wiest, Jason Robards

Votes: 38,248 | Gross: $100.05M

71. Black Rainbow (1989)

R | 103 min | Horror, Thriller

5.9
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Martha Travis is a medium who makes contact with spirits "on the other side" and connects them with their loved ones still alive, in public performances. Trouble begins when she gives a ... See full summary »

Director: Mike Hodges | Stars: Rosanna Arquette, Jason Robards, Tom Hulce, Mark Joy

Votes: 1,019

72. Quick Change (1990)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Crime

6.8
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56 Metascore

Three thieves successfully rob a New York City bank, but making the escape from the city proves to be almost impossible.

Directors: Howard Franklin, Bill Murray | Stars: Bill Murray, Geena Davis, Randy Quaid, Dale Grand

Votes: 17,031 | Gross: $15.26M

73. The Civil War (1990)

TV-14 | 680 min | Documentary, History, War

9.2
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A comprehensive survey of the American Civil War.

Stars: David McCullough, Sam Waterston, Julie Harris, Jason Robards

Votes: 8,277

74. The Perfect Tribute (1991 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

7.5
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This is a period piece about how Lincoln came to write the Gettysburg Address. It's fictionalized to show the points of view of both North & South, and unlike most Civil War films, it ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Bender | Stars: Jason Robards, Lukas Haas, Campbell Scott, Katherine Helmond

Votes: 82

75. Chernobyl: The Final Warning (1991 TV Movie)

Unrated | 95 min | Drama

6.4
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True story about the tragic nuclear power plant accident in Chernobyl.

Director: Anthony Page | Stars: Jon Voight, Jason Robards, Sammi Davis, Annette Crosbie

Votes: 202

76. An Inconvenient Woman (1991– )

182 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.1
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A fictional account of the Bloomingdale murder scandal in the 1980's about an heir to one of the richest families in USA and his affair with a model.

Stars: Jason Robards, Jill Eikenberry, Rebecca De Mornay, Chelsea Field

Votes: 207

77. Mark Twain and Me (1991 TV Movie)

93 min | Biography, Drama

7.4
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Dorothy Quick, a young girl, befriends the famous writer, Samuel "Mark Twain" Clemans, during the final years of his life.

Director: Daniel Petrie | Stars: Jason Robards, Talia Shire, R.H. Thomson, Fiona Reid

Votes: 97

78. Deceptions (1992)

120 min | Thriller

7.1
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Director: L.J. Munkler | Stars: Jason Robards, Brian Cox, Fred Williamson, Ian McKay

Votes: 47 | Gross: $5.30M

79. Rabbit Ears: Jonah and the Whale (1992 Video)

22 min | Animation, Short

7.9
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Stars: Jason Robards, Dennis Hopper

Votes: 8

80. Storyville (1992)

R | 113 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.8
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While investigating his own blackmailing, a young politician uncovers his family's deep secrets.

Director: Mark Frost | Stars: James Spader, Joanne Whalley, Jason Robards, Charlotte Lewis

Votes: 969 | Gross: $0.42M

81. Lincoln (1992 TV Movie)

240 min | Biography, History

7.1
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Famous actors read testimonies from people close to Lincoln about him and his actions during the Civil War.

Directors: Peter W. Kunhardt, James A. Edgar | Stars: Jason Robards, James Earl Jones, Glenn Close, Richard Widmark

Votes: 224

82. The Adventures of Huck Finn (1993)

PG | 108 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.2
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In Missouri, during the 1840s, young Huck Finn fearful of his drunkard father and yearning for adventure, leaves his foster family and joins with runaway slave Jim in a voyage down the Mississippi River toward slavery free states.

Director: Stephen Sommers | Stars: Elijah Wood, Courtney B. Vance, Robbie Coltrane, Jason Robards

Votes: 6,708 | Gross: $24.10M

83. The Trial (1993)

PG-13 | 120 min | Drama, Thriller

6.0
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Joseph K. awakens one morning, to find two strange men in his room, telling him he has been arrested. Joseph is not told, with what he is charged, and despite being "arrested", is allowed ... See full summary »

Director: David Hugh Jones | Stars: Kyle MacLachlan, Anthony Hopkins, Jason Robards, Juliet Stevenson

Votes: 1,887

84. Heidi (1993– )

G | 193 min | Drama, Family

7.2
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After charming her reclusive grandfather and falling in love with the beautiful mountain he calls home, Heidi is uprooted and sent to Frankfurt where she befriends Klara, a young girl confined to a wheelchair.

Stars: Jason Robards, Jane Seymour, Patricia Neal, Siân Phillips

Votes: 1,431

85. Philadelphia (1993)

PG-13 | 125 min | Drama

7.7
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66 Metascore

When a man with HIV is fired by his law firm because of his condition, he hires a homophobic small time lawyer as the only willing advocate for a wrongful dismissal suit.

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Roberta Maxwell, Buzz Kilman

Votes: 193,173 | Gross: $77.32M

86. The Enemy Within (1994 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 86 min | Drama, Thriller

5.9
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Colonel Casey discovers what appears to be plans by General Lloyd to use fake military excercises to assist Jack Giddings in his plans to remove President Foster from office. Colonel Casey,... See full summary »

Director: Jonathan Darby | Stars: Forest Whitaker, Sam Waterston, Dana Delany, Jason Robards

Votes: 827

87. The Paper (1994)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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New York City tabloid Editor Henry is faced with tough decisions while he faces several serious life challenges, and a tempting job offer.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Michael Keaton, Glenn Close, Robert Duvall, Marisa Tomei

Votes: 11,204 | Gross: $38.82M

88. Little Big League (1994)

PG | 119 min | Comedy, Family, Sport

6.1
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A young boy is bequeathed the ownership of a professional baseball team.

Director: Andrew Scheinman | Stars: Luke Edwards, Timothy Busfield, John Ashton, Ashley Crow

Votes: 8,312 | Gross: $12.21M

89. My Antonia (1995 TV Movie)

PG | 100 min | Drama

6.7
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Life in rural Nebraska in the late 1890s.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Jason Robards, Eva Marie Saint, Neil Patrick Harris, Jan Tríska

Votes: 213

90. Crimson Tide (1995)

R | 116 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

7.3
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66 Metascore

On a U.S. nuclear missile sub, a young First Officer stages a mutiny, to prevent his trigger happy Captain from launching his missiles, before confirming his orders to do so.

Director: Tony Scott | Stars: Gene Hackman, Denzel Washington, Matt Craven, George Dzundza

Votes: 87,346 | Gross: $91.40M

91. Journey (1995 TV Movie)

PG | 96 min | Drama

6.6
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Journey and his grandfather Marcus have to come to terms with each other's reactions to the loss when Journey's mother, Min, decides to leave Journey and his sister Cat to be looked after ... See full summary »

Director: Tom McLoughlin | Stars: Jason Robards, Brenda Fricker, Max Pomeranc, Eliza Dushku

Votes: 163

92. A Thousand Acres (1997)

R | 105 min | Drama

6.0
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"King Lear" set on a farm in Iowa.

Director: Jocelyn Moorhouse | Stars: Michelle Pfeiffer, Jessica Lange, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jason Robards

Votes: 4,573 | Gross: $7.93M

93. Heartwood (1998)

PG-13 | 92 min | Drama

5.3
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The sawmill Logan is the center to which the small town of Deroy . When the old Logan can not cope with his debts, the life of the whole community is threatened.

Director: Lanny Cotler | Stars: Jason Robards, Eddie Mills, Hilary Swank, John Terry

Votes: 142

94. The Real Macaw (1998)

G | 91 min | Family, Adventure

5.6
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An ancient talking macaw named Mac becomes the saving grace for an elderly man threatened with a nursing home, when it is discovered that the talking bird knows the whereabouts of a buried ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Andreacchio | Stars: Jamie Croft, Deborra-Lee Furness, Joe Petruzzi, John Waters

Votes: 366

95. Beloved (1998)

R | 172 min | Drama, History, Horror

5.9
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57 Metascore

Based on the book by Toni Morrison, in which a slave is visited by the spirit of her deceased daughter.

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Oprah Winfrey, Danny Glover, Yada Beener, Emil Pinnock

Votes: 6,395 | Gross: $22.85M

96. Magnolia (1999)

R | 188 min | Drama

8.0
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77 Metascore

An epic mosaic of interrelated characters in search of love, forgiveness, and meaning in the San Fernando Valley.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Tom Cruise, Jason Robards, Julianne Moore, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Votes: 255,706 | Gross: $22.46M

97. Going Home (2000 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

6.7
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Director: Ian Barry | Stars: Jason Robards, Sherry Stringfield, Clint Black, Ashley Crow

Votes: 113