Most Popular "Actor Shares Last Name With Character" Titles
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1. La Bamba (1987)
PG-13 | 108 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Biographical story of the rise from nowhere of early rock and roll singer Ritchie Valens who died at age 17 in a plane crash with Buddy Holly and the Big Bopper.
4. The Blair Witch Project (1999)
R | 81 min | Horror, Mystery
Three film students vanish after traveling into a Maryland forest to film a documentary on the local Blair Witch legend, leaving only their footage behind.
5. Miracle (2004)
PG | 135 min | Drama, Family, History
Miracle tells the true story of Herb Brooks (Russell), the player-turned-coach who led the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team to victory over the seemingly invincible Russian squad.
7. Animal House (1978)
R | 109 min | Comedy
At a 1962 College, Dean Vernon Wormer is determined to expel the entire Delta Tau Chi Fraternity, but those trouble-makers have other plans for him.
8. Alpha Dog (2006)
R | 122 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A drama based on the life of Jesse James Hollywood, a drug dealer who became one of the youngest men ever to be on the FBI's most wanted list.
9. George Lopez (2002–2007)
TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama
Comedian George Lopez stars as a Los Angeles manufacturing plant manager attempting to deal with his wacky family along with other random mishaps.
10. Reaper (2007–2009)
45 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama | Active
On his 21st birthday, Sam discovers his parents sold his soul to the devil before birth and he must now be a bounty hunter for the devil until he dies.
11. Angels in the Outfield (1994)
PG | 102 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
When a boy prays for a chance to have a family if the California Angels win the pennant, angels are assigned to make that possible.
13. [Rec]² (2009)
R | 85 min | Horror
In order to ascertain the current situation inside, a supposed medical officer and a GEO team step into the quarantined and ill-fated apartment building.
14. The Pretender (1996–2000)
60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Mystery
A specially gifted man, with the ability to instantly master any skill, escapes from a secret agency and travels the country taking on a different jobs and helping strangers.
15. Valley of the Dolls (1967)
PG-13 | 123 min | Drama, Music, Romance
Film version of Jacqueline Susann's best-selling novel chronicling the rise and fall of three young ladies in show business.
16. What's Happening!! (1976–1979)
30 min | Comedy
What's Happening is loosely based on the 1975 movie Cooley High written by Eric Monte. Monte created What's Happening and was also a co-creator and writer for the TV series Good Times.
17. Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story (1993)
PG-13 | 120 min | Action, Biography, Drama
A lionized account of the life of the martial arts superstar.
19. The Sarah Silverman Program. (2007–2010)
TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy | Active
Sarah Silverman stars as Sarah Silverman, an unemployed single woman who still behaves like a child. Sarah depends in everything on her sister (played by her real sister Laura). Sarah is ... See full summary »
22. Home Movies (1999–2004)
TV-14 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama
Brendon Small, an ambitious eight-year-old filmmaker, shoots movies in his basement with his two best friends, while coming to terms with adolescence, life, and relationships.
23. So Weird (1999–2001)
TV-Y7 | 30 min | Family, Adventure, Mystery
A preteen girl travels around the country continually stumbling over supernatural occurrences. Without anyone to believe her, she posts what she finds on her website entitled "So Weird".
24. Last Night (I) (1998)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A group of very different individuals with different ideas of how to face the end come together as the world is expected to end in six hours at the turn of the century.
25. Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist (1995–2002)
TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy
An unusual feature of Dr Katz is the novel animation technique called Squigglevision, whereby, essentially, there is no lateral movement by any of the characters or objects, with only lips,... See full summary »
26. Paper Heart (2009)
PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Charlyne Yi embarks on a quest across America to make a documentary about the one subject she doesn't fully understand: Love.
27. Dear Mr. Gacy (2010)
R | 103 min | Crime, Drama
A chronicle of the interaction between college student Jason Moss and the object of his obsession, serial killer John Wayne Gacy.
29. Murder! (1930)
TV-PG | 92 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
A juror in a murder trial, after voting to convict, has second thoughts and begins to investigate on his own before the execution.
30. The Inkwell (1994)
R | 110 min | Romance, Comedy, Drama
In 1976, Drew Tate is a young teenager who has trouble dealing with life after he accidentally sets his house on fire. His parents Kenny and Brenda decide to go to Martha's Vineyard to ... See full summary »
31. The Kid from Broken Gun (1952)
Passed | 55 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
Charles Starrett makes his final appearance as The Durango Kid, this time as Steve Reynolds, a postal inspector who has gone underground to catch the bad guys. His longtime sidekick, Smiley... See full summary »
32. Down Argentine Way (1940)
Approved | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
An American girl on vacation in Argentina falls for a wealthy racehorse owner.
33. China Gate (1998)
175 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
After witnessing the brutal slaying of her Forest Officer father, Sunder Rajan, at the hands of dreaded dacoit Jageera, Sandhya goes to Colonel Krishnakant Puri and asks for his assistance ... See full summary »
34. Jungle Moon Men (1955)
Passed | 70 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Priestess Oma is forever young in this Jungle Jim knockoff of "She" or the La of Opar stories from "Tarzan". The Jungle Jim type is played by Weissmuller using his own name.
37. Moxina (2012)
Unrated | 16 min | Short, Adventure, Horror
In the winter of 2008, two climbers encountered the Taiwanese legendary monster 'Moxina'(a.k.a. Mô-sîn-á) at the evil mountain 'Wuzhishan'.
38. Not One Less (1999)
G | 106 min | Drama
In a remote mountain village, the teacher must leave for a month, and the mayor can find only a 13-year old girl, Wei Minzhi, to substitute. The teacher leaves one stick of chalk for each ... See full summary »
39. Movie-Town (1931)
Passed | 17 min | Short, Comedy, Sport
In this fictional film with fictional characters, Baron Gonzola (Luis Alberni)is trying to sell Mack Sennett (Mack Sennett) and William Beaudine (William Beaudine)on the idea of starring ... See full summary »
40. Some Like It Hot (1939)
Approved | 65 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Nicky Nelson is a fast-talking sideshow barker with a wax-and-alive concession on Atlantic City's boardwalk. Even with the band of his friend, struggling musician Gene Krupa, playing on the... See full summary »
41. Reveille with Beverly (1943)
Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
Beverly Ross moderates an 5:30 am radio show with swing music, dedicated to the local servicemen. Two buddies of her brother have a chance to meet her and both fall in love. One of them is ... See full summary »
42. Private Buckaroo (1942)
Passed | 68 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
A Universal Army enlistment promotion, produced as a musical showcase for Harry James, the Andrews Sisters, Joe E. Lewis, and Donald O'Connor & Peggy Ryan. The film's thin plot has James ... See full summary »
43. Striporama (1953)
Not Rated | 78 min | Comedy, Musical
This is not a Documentary in any form, shape or fashion. But it is one of the very few exploitation-burlesque films that wasn't filmed with one camera from the back of a burlesque theater, ... See full summary »
44. A Journey to Planet Sanity (2013)
90 min | Documentary
Follow Blake Freeman as he takes 69 year old Leroy, across the country on a hilarious journey for the truth about Aliens, Psychics and the Paranormal.
45. Death Valley Rangers (1943)
Approved | 59 min | Western
Ken Maynard, Hoot Gibson and Bob Steele, the Trail Blazers, have been summoned to Death Valley to apprehend the gang robbing the stagecoaches of gold shipments. Arriving in town they learn ... See full summary »
46. Television Highlights (1936)
10 min | Short, Comedy, Music
A Mentone Brevity short that features an early-day Henny Youngman (billed as Henry Youngman). Gogo DeLys (the correct version of her name), old-timer Lew Hearn and Powers' Prom Girls also ... See full summary »
48. Saga of Death Valley (1939)
Approved | 58 min | Action, Music, Western
In the opening scene Roy as a boy philosophizes about marriage to his girl friend then sees his dad gunned down by bad guys who want to drive out the ranchers by cutting off their water.
49. Mister Universe (1951)
Passed | 89 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport
A gullible and honest "Mr. Universe" winner, Tommy Tomkins, gets added to the stable of a con-man and a wrestling prompter. He wins match after match, legitimately, and then balks when he ... See full summary »
50. Bells of San Angelo (1947)
Passed | 78 min | Action, Comedy, Music
Along the Mexican border, Roy joins Western novelist Dale in a search for smugglers. They discover a silver mine.