Most Popular Titles With Thomas Del Ruth
1. The X-Files (1993– )
TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Two FBI agents, Fox Mulder the believer and Dana Scully the skeptic, investigate the strange and unexplained, while hidden forces work to impede their efforts.
5. Planet of the Apes (1968)
G | 112 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
An astronaut crew crash-lands on a planet in the distant future where intelligent talking apes are the dominant species, and humans are the oppressed and enslaved.
Votes: 145,161 | Gross: $26.00M
11. The Running Man (1987)
R | 101 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A wrongly convicted man must try to survive a public execution gauntlet staged as a game show.
Votes: 119,565 | Gross: $38.12M
16. Look Who's Talking (1989)
PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy
After a single, career-minded woman is left on her own to give birth to the child of a married man, she finds a new romantic chance in a cab driver. Meanwhile, the point-of-view of the newborn boy is narrated through voice-over.
Votes: 67,085 | Gross: $140.09M
18. Death Wish II (1982)
R | 88 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Architect Paul Kersey once again becomes a vigilante when he tries to find the five street punks who murdered his daughter and housekeeper, this time on the dark streets of Los Angeles.
21. Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)
G | 144 min | Action, Drama, History
A series of mistakes made by the US Navy in the days leading up to the attack on Pearl Harbor prove disastrous when Japan strikes.
Votes: 26,680 | Gross: $14.50M
23. Peyton Place (1964–1969)
30 min | Drama, Romance
The original primetime soap took place in the title town, which was founded by the Peyton family, whose members included the Harringtons. Some of the plots involved Rodney Harrington, the ... See full summary »
24. Look Who's Talking Too (1990)
PG-13 | 81 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
This time, a new baby is on the way, and it's a girl. Wrapped together with the standard conflict between mother and father, Mikey engages in a bit of sibling rivalry with his new sister.
Votes: 38,760 | Gross: $47.49M
25. Doctor Dolittle (1967)
Approved | 152 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
After the animal communicating veterinarian goes too far for his clientèle, he and his friends escape their hometown to sea in search of the Great Pink Sea Snail.
Votes: 6,700 | Gross: $9.00M
26. The Day of the Locust (1975)
R | 144 min | Drama, Thriller
An art director in the 1930s falls in love and attempts to make a young woman an actress despite Hollywood who wants nothing to do with her because of her problems with an estranged man and her alcoholic father.
27. Motel Hell (1980)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller
A seemingly friendly farmer and his sister kidnap unsuspecting travelers and bury them alive, using them to create the "special ingredient" of their famous roadside fritters.
28. Bandolero! (1968)
PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Mace Bishop masquerades as a hangman in order to save his outlaw brother from the gallows, runs to Mexico chased by the sheriff's posse and fights against Mexican bandits.
30. The Enforcer (1976)
R | 96 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Dirty Harry must foil a terrorist organization made up of disgruntled Vietnam veterans. But this time, he's teamed with a rookie female partner that he's not too excited to be working with.
31. The Sand Pebbles (1966)
Approved | 182 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Engineer Jake Holman arrives aboard the gunboat U.S.S. San Pablo, assigned to patrol a tributary of the Yangtze in the middle of exploited and revolution-torn 1926 China. His iconoclasm and... See full summary »
32. Rolling Thunder (1977)
R | 95 min | Action, Drama, Crime
Major Charles Rane comes back from the war and is given a number of gifts from his hometown because he is a war hero. Some greedy thugs decide that they want to steal a number of silver ... See full summary »
34. Fandango (1985)
PG | 91 min | Comedy, Drama
Five college buddies from the University of Texas circa 1971 embark on a final road trip odyssey across the Mexican border before facing up to uncertain futures, in Vietnam and otherwise.
Votes: 6,437 | Gross: $0.09M
35. Coonskin (1975)
R | 100 min | Animation, Action, Comedy
Rabbit, a country-born trickster, takes over the organized crime racket in Harlem, facing opposition from the institutionalized racism of the Mafia and corrupt police.
36. Kuffs (1992)
PG-13 | 102 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
George Kuffs didn't finish high-school, just lost his job and his girlfriend who still is in college is pregnant. Since he can't see how he can support her, he thinks she is better off ... See full summary »
Votes: 8,374 | Gross: $21.14M
37. Satisfaction (1988)
PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
A group of teenagers have a band, Mystery, with Jennie as the lead singer. They go to a bar at the coast and play during the summer. Jennie falls in love with the owner of the bar, Martin. ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,957 | Gross: $8.25M
40. Myra Breckinridge (1970)
R | 94 min | Comedy
Myron Breckinridge is waiting for her sex-change operation while a stoned surgeon stumbles into the operating room. Before the drugged doctor begins Myron's operation, he counsels him. ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,381 | Gross: $3.00M
42. Quicksilver (1986)
PG | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Jack Casey used to be a hot-shot stock market whiz kid. After a disastrous professional decision, his life in the fast lane is over. He loses his nerve and joins a speed delivery firm which... See full summary »
Votes: 3,670 | Gross: $7.63M
43. Raid on Entebbe (1976 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 145 min | Action, Drama, History
True story of a daring Israeli commando assault on the Entebbe Airport in Uganda to free hostages of a terrorist hijacking.
44. Electra Glide in Blue (1973)
PG | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Bored with his highway traffic duties, Arizona motorcycle patrolman John Wintergreen is assigned to Homicide where his polite investigative style irks his macho boss.
45. Leave It to Beaver (1997)
PG | 84 min | Comedy, Family
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. Beaver hopes to get a bike as a gift from his... See full summary »
Votes: 3,382 | Gross: $10.71M
47. Kissing a Fool (1998)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Romance
Max is a popular local sports broadcaster and his marriage with attractive Sam is already set up. Max is not sure he wants Sam to be his wife and offers his best friend Jay a test: Jay will... See full summary »
Votes: 4,442 | Gross: $4.00M
48. The Front Page (1974)
PG | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
As a tabloid newspaper editor tries to prevent his top reporter from retiring, an escaped death row convict shows up at the office trying to convey his innocence.
49. The Great Waldo Pepper (1975)
PG | 107 min | Adventure, Drama
A biplane pilot who had missed flying in WWI takes up barnstorming and later a movie career in his quest for the glory he had missed, eventually getting a chance to prove himself in a film ... See full summary »
50. Brewster McCloud (1970)
R | 105 min | Comedy, Fantasy
An introverted loner living in the bowels of the Astrodome plots to develop - with the aid of a mysterious guardian angel - a pair of wings that will help him fly.
51. Smile (1975)
PG | 113 min | Comedy
It's time again for California's "Young American Miss" beauty pageant, the biggest event of the year for Big Bob Freelander and Brenda DiCarlo, who give their all to put on a successful ... See full summary »
53. The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox (1976)
PG | 103 min | Comedy, Western
A female hustler is chasing after rich men, but becomes repeatedly mixed up with a suave con man and card shark through a series of misadventures before falling in love with him.
54. Tobruk (1967)
Approved | 107 min | Drama, War
A Canadian POW major is rescued by a special British military unit made up of Germans to help lead an attack on a major Nazi fuel depot in Tobruk, Libya.
55. Barbarians at the Gate (1993 TV Movie)
R | 107 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
The president of a major tobacco company decides to buy the company himself, but a bidding war ensues as other companies make their own offers.
56. The Detective (1968)
Approved | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Police detective Joe Leland investigates the murder of a homosexual man. While investigating, he discovers links to official corruption in New York City in this drama that delves into a world of sex and drugs.
57. Divorce American Style (1967)
Approved | 109 min | Comedy
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 »
58. Justine (1969)
R | 116 min | Drama
In Alexandria, in 1938, Darley, a young British schoolmaster and poet, makes friends through Pursewarden, the British consular officer, with Justine, the beautiful and mysterious wife of a ... See full summary »
60. Aloha, Bobby and Rose (1975)
PG | 88 min | Drama
Bobby and Rose, two youngsters who are in love, have to run away from home when they are falsely accused to have committed a robbery and an assassination.
62. Cross My Heart (1987)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Romance
A man and a woman go out on a "big" third date. He's ashamed to admit he just lost his job, and she's afraid he'll run away if he finds out that she has a kid. Small lies lead to bigger ones and the night gets crazy very soon.
Votes: 877 | Gross: $1.03M
63. The Sweet Ride (1968)
R | 110 min | Drama
An aging tennis hustler (Tony Franciosa), young protégé surfer (Michael Sarrazin), and young protégé musician (Bob Denver) live the buddy life at Malibu beach pad. Surfer falls in love with... See full summary »
64. Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here (1969)
M | 98 min | Drama, Western
In 1909, when young Paiute Indian Willie Boy returns to his California reservation to be with Lola, whose father disapproves of him, a killing in self defense takes place, triggering a massive man hunt for Willie.
67. Get Crazy (1983)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Music
Mega-promoter Colin Beverly plans to sabotage the New Year's 1983 concert of small-time operator Max Wolfe. Wolfe's assistants Neil Allen and Willie Loman find romance while trying to save ... See full summary »
68. Handle with Care (1977)
PG | 98 min | Comedy, Drama
This movie interlaces the stories of several characters in a small town united by their use of CB (citizen's band) radio. Paul LeMat is the local CB coordinator who has time for little else... See full summary »
69. This House Possessed (1981 TV Movie)
96 min | Horror, Thriller
After having a nervous breakdown, a rock singer has to spend some time in hospital. A private nurse is hired, and with her he buys a new house, a fantastic house in the country. The nurse, ... See full summary »
70. Who Will Love My Children? (1983 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama
Based on a true story of Iowa farm wife Lucile Fray. Ann-Margret plays a dying mother of ten whose last wish is to find loving families for her children.
72. Zandy's Bride (1974)
PG | 97 min | Western
An American settler marries an European mail-order bride and together they learn how to thrive in the harsh wilderness while working on their relationship too.
73. Asteroid (1997 TV Movie)
122 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
With the discovery of an incoming asteroid, the government of America formulate a plan to destroy it. When the plan fails, all the world can do is wait. The main impact zone is revealed to ... See full summary »
74. Hysterical (1983)
PG | 87 min | Comedy, Horror
A burned out writer retreats to a northwest town called Hellview to write the great American novel. Unfortunately for him, the lighthouse he is renting is inhabited by the spirit of a woman... See full summary »
77. Donato and Daughter (1993 TV Movie)
R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Two cops, a father and daughter who have had a frosty relationship for a long time, must team up to stop a brutal sexual predator/serial killer who targets nuns.
78. Abandoned and Deceived (1995 TV Movie)
120 min | Drama
The film is the story of woman who is denied the pensions for her children by her ex-husband. Therefore she has to fight for her rights by appealing the courts of justice and the bureaucracy of the state.
79. It Happened One Christmas (1977 TV Movie)
109 min | Comedy, Fantasy
It's Christmas Eve 1944 in the small town of Bedford Falls, New York. A despondent and suicidal Mary Bailey Hatch is praying for guidance on what to do about an incident no fault of her own... See full summary »
80. One Christmas (1994 TV Movie)
86 min | Drama, Family
A young man is sent to visit his estranged father for Christmas in 1930 in New Orleans. Based on an autobiograhical short story by Truman Capote.
81. The Last Convertible (1979– )
360 min | Drama
A World War II coming-of-age drama about five men who meet in the fall of 1940 at Harvard. The war affects all of them, each in different ways. A green 1939 Packard convertible is at the ... See full summary »
83. Little Sister (1992)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy
Bobby is a college freshman and as part of a fraternity prank, he poses as Roberta and becomes pledged into a sorority. There he falls madly in love with Diana. As the game escalates, Bobby... See full summary »
85. Who Is Julia? (1986 TV Movie)
91 min | Drama
Two young womens lives are changed forever in one moment. A strikingly beautiful and wealthy woman is hit by a truck and is all smashed up and nearly killed. At nearly the same time, a very... See full summary »
86. Code Breakers (2005 TV Movie)
88 min | Drama, Family, Sport
In 1951, a cheating scandal rocks West Point academy, as 83 cadets -- including the son of the school's football coach (Glenn) -- are implicated and ultimately dismissed.
87. My Brother's Keeper (1995 TV Movie)
Unrated | 94 min | Biography, Drama
A man and his HIV-positive twin take an insurance company to court over a possibly life-saving bone marrow transplant.
88. Amore! (1993)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy
Saul Schwartz, a married successful businessman, is bored with his life and decides he has had enough. So he gets a divorce, quits his job, and goes off to pursue his dream, in Hollywood to... See full summary »
90. Down Will Come Baby (1999 TV Movie)
87 min | Drama, Thriller
Leah Garr wants to move from Phoenix to take a new job in Denver to help her family (Husband Marcus and Daughter Robin). When Robin goes to camp to give her parents time to sort things out,... See full summary »
91. Ladykillers (1988 TV Movie)
Approved | 96 min | Action, Thriller, Crime
A brutal live stage murder is committed on one of the hot male dancers at whats considered to be the hottest club in L.A., a place where the guys strip and the woman cheer.
92. Next Door (1994 TV Movie)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama
Matt and Karen have inconsiderate neighbors whose lawn sprinkler drowns their flowers. A feud erupts and a series of tit-for-tat actions develop and escalate.
93. Crash (1978 TV Movie)
95 min | Drama
True story recounting the crash of Eastern Airlines flight 401, which crashed in the Everglades while on approach to Miami in December 1972. Accurate in many respects, the movie goes ... See full summary »
94. Birds of Prey (1973 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 81 min | Action, Thriller, Crime
A former fighter pilot now working as a radio station traffic reporter witnesses a bank robbery. He chases down the bank robbers and a hostage in his helicopter.
95. Testimony of Two Men (1977– )
360 min | Drama
Ambitious, post-Civil War costume drama spaning 36 years which intertwines several stories of lust, power, greed and murder in dealing with two former army field doctors and their passion ... See full summary »
97. Royce (1994 TV Movie)
R | 98 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller
Royce is a member of the ultra-secret service "Black Hole", working for the US Government on top-secret missions. When the senator responsible for forming Black Hole disbands the ... See full summary »
98. Shattered Image (1994 TV Movie)
R | 95 min | Drama, Thriller
An FBI agent (Brian) investigating the kidnap then apparent murder of a wealthy businessman (Ben), has his suspicions. The authorities believe Ben to be dead, but the body could not be ... See full summary »
99. It Came from the Sky (1999 TV Movie)
R | 92 min | Drama
Jarvis and Pepper crash land their small plane on the roof of the Bridges family. Pepper finds herself having a positive effect on the households' disabled son Andy.
100. Dream Breakers (1989 TV Movie)
90 min | Drama
A movie about a Chicago family -- a building contractor and his two sons who have opposing ideologies. One brother works for a power-hungry builder with underworld connections; the younger ... See full summary »