Most Popular "Actor Shares Last Name With Character" Titles
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1. Seinfeld (1989–1998)
TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy
The continuing misadventures of neurotic New York stand-up comedian Jerry Seinfeld and his equally neurotic New York friends.
2. True Grit (2010)
PG-13 | 110 min | Adventure, Drama, Western
A tough U.S. Marshal helps a stubborn teenager track down her father's murderer.
3. 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.
4. The Boondock Saints (1999)
R | 108 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Fraternal twins set out to rid Boston of the evil men operating there while being tracked down by an FBI agent.
5. Miracle (2004)
PG | 135 min | Drama, History, Sport
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.
6. The Blair Witch Project (1999)
R | 81 min | Drama, 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.
7. 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.
8. 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.
9. 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.
10. 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.
11. [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.
12. 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. 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.
14. Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story (1993)
PG-13 | 120 min | Action, Biography, Drama
A lionized account of the life of the martial arts superstar.
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.
17. 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.
19. Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star (2003)
PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy
A thirty-something former child star hires a foster family to re-create the childhood he never had.
20. 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 »
21. 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.
22. 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 »
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".
25. 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.
26. 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.
27. 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 »
28. Dear Mr. Gacy (2010)
R | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A chronicle of the interaction between college student Jason Moss and the object of his obsession, serial killer John Wayne Gacy.
29. Rover Dangerfield (1991)
G | 74 min | Animation, Family, Comedy
A Vegas show dog gets ditched in the sticks and ends up working on a farm.
30. 24 Exposures (2013)
Unrated | 77 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
In this sexy thriller a photographer who specializes in erotic photo shoots is suspected of murder when one of his models is found dead. Starring the creators of 'You're Next.'
31. 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.
32. China Gate (1998)
175 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
10 old exiled army men decide to free a village from an evil bandit
33. Down Argentine Way (1940)
Approved | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
An American girl on vacation in Argentina falls for a wealthy racehorse owner.
34. 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 »
35. 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'.
36. 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. The Westward Trail (1948)
Passed | 56 min | Action, Adventure, Music
Ann and Tom Howard arrive from the east to take up ranching. But Tom wants to return and forges his sister's name to the deed and sells it to Larson. Eddie knows there is silver ore in the ... See full summary »
38. Queen for a Day (1951)
Approved | 107 min | Comedy, Drama
The film was based on the popular daytime Mutual Broadcasting Company radio program that originated from New York on April 30, 1945 as "Queen For Today" and moved to Hollywood a few months ... See full summary »
39. 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 »
40. The Harlem Globetrotters (1951)
Approved | 78 min | Drama, Sport
Abe Saperstein, owner/manager of the world-famous "Harlem Globetrotters", an all-Negro professional basketball team, signs Billy Townsend, an All-American, to play with the "Globetrotters."... See full summary »
41. Riders in the Sky (1949)
Passed | 69 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
When asked about the Ghost Riders song he sings, Gene Autry (Gene Autry) tells this legend: Gene is about to resign as an investigator for the county attorney and go into the cattle ... See full summary »
42. Twilight on the Rio Grande (1947)
Passed | 71 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Gene and Pokie are on vacation in Mexico when they learn that their buddy Dusty has been bumped off.
43. 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 »
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. George White's Scandals (1934)
Passed | 1 min | Musical
Opening with a credit line that reads "Entire production conceived, created and directed by George White," a film evolves where the only plot line is a thin backstage romance between Jimmy ... See full summary »
46. 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 »
47. Jam Session (1944)
Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Music
Terry Baxter is a never-say-die Hollywood newcomer from Waterfall Kansas, determined to make it big. And does she have talent. Filled, of course, with lots of musical numbers that showcase her many talents.
48. Confessional (2007)
90 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller
A documentary filmmaker from Manila sets out to cover the Sinulog Festival in Cebu, but gets in over his head when he meets a retired, corrupt politician who is ready to tell all. Mixing ... See full summary »
49. 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 »
50. Crazy House (1943)
Approved | 80 min | Comedy, Music
Olsen and Johnson, stage comedians turned film stars, produce a star-studded musical comedy with an eccentric "millionaire" who hasn't got a dime.