Most Popular Titles With Basil Hoffman
6. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
PG | 137 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
After an accidental encounter with otherworldly vessels, an ordinary man follows a series of psychic clues to the first scheduled meeting between representatives of Earth and visitors from the cosmos.
Votes: 152,023 | Gross: $132.09M
12. Matlock (1986–1995)
TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Ben Matlock is a very expensive criminal defense attorney, who charges one hundred thousand dollars to take a case. Fortunately, he's worth every penny, as he and his associates defend his clients by finding the real killer.
13. The Box (I) (2009)
PG-13 | 115 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
A small wooden box arrives on the doorstep of a married couple, who know that opening it will grant them a million dollars and kill someone they don't know.
Votes: 80,306 | Gross: $15.05M
16. The Last Word (2017)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama
Harriet is a retired businesswoman who tries to control everything around her. When she decides to write her own obituary, a young journalist takes up the task of finding out the truth resulting in a life-altering friendship.
Votes: 3,395 | Gross: $1.78M
20. The Artist (I) (2011)
PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A silent movie star meets a young dancer, but the arrival of talking pictures sends their careers in opposite directions.
Votes: 202,597 | Gross: $44.67M
21. Ordinary People (1980)
R | 124 min | Drama
The accidental death of the older son of an affluent family deeply strains the relationships among the bitter mother, the good-natured father, and the guilt-ridden younger son.
Votes: 38,018 | Gross: $54.80M
22. All the President's Men (1976)
PG | 138 min | Biography, Drama, History
Votes: 81,366 | Gross: $70.60M
23. The Electric Horseman (1979)
PG | 121 min | Comedy, Western, Drama
A rodeo star past his prime steal his company's horse and rides off into the desert, with a feisty female reporter accompanying him.
Votes: 5,991 | Gross: $61.80M
26. Being There (1979)
PG | 130 min | Comedy, Drama
A simple, sheltered gardener becomes an unlikely trusted advisor to a powerful businessman and an insider in Washington politics.
Votes: 55,355 | Gross: $30.18M
30. Santa Barbara (1984–1993)
TV-PG | 45 min | Drama, Romance
In Santa Barbara, California, the fascinating and tumultuous life of the rich Capwells around who gravitate other families, from the Lockridges, the rival family, to the Andrades or the ... See full summary »
31. Small Wonder (1985–1989)
TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Father Ted Lawson creates a robot, VICI (played by Tiffany Brissette). The family--Ted, Joan and Jamie--keep VICI's identity secret, and pretend that she is their daughter. Harriet, their ... See full summary »
34. Valerie (1986–1991)
30 min | Comedy, Family
Originally the saga of a working mom raising her three sons alone while her pilot husband is away. After star Valerie Harper left the series, her role was filled by Sandy Duncan as the boys' aunt.
36. Night Shift (1982)
R | 106 min | Comedy
A morgue attendant is talked into running a brothel at his workplace after a deceased pimp is sent there. However, the pimp's killers don't look too kindly on this new 'business', nor does the morgue's owner.
Votes: 11,795 | Gross: $23.60M
37. 227 (1985–1990)
TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy
This series took place in an apartment building, numbered 227. The cast would frequently be found sitting outside on a large set of stone stairs, in some discussion that would unfold into the weekly plot line.
38. Gimme a Break! (1981–1987)
30 min | Comedy
Carl Kanisky is chief of police in Glenlawn, California. After the death of his wife, Margaret, he asks her friend, Nell Harper, to come in to keep house and take care of his children, ... See full summary »
39. ABC Afterschool Specials (1972–1997)
60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
"ABC Afterschool Specials" was the umbrella show name for various educational shows that were shown in the afternoon, occasionally. Each episode was produced by a separate company.
40. Too Close for Comfort (1980–1987)
30 min | Comedy
Jackie and Sarah Rush are two grown sisters who live in half of a duplex. Their parents, Henry and Muriel, live in the other half. Though one might think this proximity may be fun, both ... See full summary »
41. Police Woman (1974–1978)
60 min | Action, Crime, Drama
This was the first TV cop show to feature a female lead - Sergeant "Pepper" Anderson, an undercover cop for the Criminal Conspiracy Unit of the Los Angeles Police Department.
42. Switch (1991)
R | 103 min | Comedy, Fantasy
Steve Brooks is a sexist and the prototype macho. Unfortunately one day he is killed by one of his girlfriends. In heaven, though, there is no place for men like him and he is sent back to ... See full summary »
Votes: 7,150 | Gross: $15.55M
44. Eerie, Indiana (1991–1992)
TV-Y7 | 30 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Teenager and weirdness investigator Marshall Teller goes through adventures in his new small-town home with his two friends, geeky Simon and mysterious Dash X.
45. Marcus Welby, M.D. (1969–1976)
60 min | Drama
The show is about doctors Marcus Welby, a general practitioner and Steven Kiley, Welby's young assistant. The two try to treat people as individuals in an age of specialized medicine and ... See full summary »
47. All of Me (1984)
PG | 93 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
A dying millionaire has her soul transferred into a younger, willing woman. However, something goes wrong, and she finds herself in her lawyer's body - together with the lawyer.
Votes: 14,094 | Gross: $36.40M
50. Rio, I Love You (2014)
R | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A series of short films set in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro.
Directors: Vicente Amorim, Guillermo Arriaga, Stephan Elliott, Sang-soo Im, Nadine Labaki, Fernando Meirelles, José Padilha, Carlos Saldanha, Paolo Sorrentino, John Turturro, Andrucha Waddington, César Charlone | Stars: Basil Hoffman, Emily Mortimer, Rodrigo Santoro, Bruna Linzmeyer
51. The Milagro Beanfield War (1988)
R | 117 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Drama
In Milagro, a small town in the American Southwest, Ladd Devine plans to build a major new resort development. While activist Ruby Archuleta and lawyer/newspaper editor Charlie Bloom ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,288 | Gross: $13.83M
52. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1985–1989)
22 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Updated remakes of classic stories from Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955) and The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962) originally produced by the Master of Suspense himself. His original opening bits are colorized for reuse here.
53. Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction (1997–2002)
PG | 60 min | Mystery, Thriller, Fantasy
Within the course of one hour 5 stories are shown. None of these stories have any logical explanation, and some of them actually occurred. You are left to decide which of these stories, if ... See full summary »
54. Communion (1989)
R | 107 min | Biography, Drama, Horror
Whitley Strieber goes with his family and some friends to his holiday home in the forest. They experience some weird occurances, are they UFO activity? Whitley is abducted and then faces a ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,485 | Gross: $1.92M
55. Mommy, I Didn't Do It (2017)
TV-14 | 87 min | Drama
The follow-up to The Wrong Woman. Ellen Plainview has finally finished law school, is practicing law, and looking forward to spending some much needed time with her 17-year-old daughter Julie.
59. Love at First Bite (1979)
PG | 96 min | Comedy
This vampire spoof has Count Dracula moving to New York to find his Bride, after being forced to move out of his Transylvanian castle. There with the aid of assistant Renfield, he stumbles ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,570 | Gross: $43.89M
61. At Long Last Love (1975)
G | 118 min | Comedy, Musical
This film was Peter Bogdanovich's homage to musical comedies of the 1930s. A millionaire named Michael Oliver Pritchard III and a singer named Kitty O'Kelly meet and fall in love. Meanwhile... See full summary »
Votes: 866 | Gross: $1.50M
62. Comes a Horseman (1978)
PG | 118 min | Drama, Western, Romance
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 »
63. Lambada (I) (1990)
PG | 104 min | Drama
Kevin Laird is a Beverly Hills school teacher by day and a mystery man by night. Using his lambada dance moves to first earn the kid's respect and acceptance, Kevin then teaches them ... See full summary »
Votes: 858 | Gross: $4.26M
65. 3 Geezers! (2013)
Not Rated | 81 min | Comedy
Follow actor J Kimball as he researches what it's like to be old for a role in an upcoming movie. When he meets the residents at The Coconuts convalescent home, he quickly discovers that ... See full summary »
66. Out of the Blue (1979– )
30 min | Comedy, Fantasy
Random was an angel out to earn his wings by doing good deeds. He went to work as a high-school teacher, and moved in with Marion and her five nephews and nieces, who were frequently ... See full summary »
68. Lady Liberty (1971)
PG | 95 min | Comedy
Maddalena and Michele fall in love in Italy in the 1960s, while working at a meat factory in Emilia stormed by the workers' protest, but their love can't be, because he is married and Italy... See full summary »
69. You Again? (1986–1987)
30 min | Comedy
Henry Willows has been divorced for ten years when his son Matt suddenly moves in. Matt is an irresponsible 17-year-old and sparks fly between conservative Henry and his son. Enid is ... See full summary »
71. Babes (1990–1991)
30 min | Comedy
The series follows babes a trio of plump siblings who had other things on their mind besides their weight: like work, relationships, popularity, and starting a family. The ladies also ... See full summary »
72. Throwdown (2014)
R | 86 min | Crime, Thriller
A young criminal defense attorney struggles with a homicide case that is not as cut-and-dried as it appears once the mob gets involved, and he quickly realizes that to keep himself and his client alive, he must work outside of the law.
73. Equal Justice (1990–1991)
60 min | Drama, Romance
Follows the loves and lives of a group of Pittsburgh D.A. staff focusing on Arnold Bach, the honest, but politically correct, by-the-book district attorney; Gene Rogan, the deputy D.A. and ... See full summary »
74. Arthur Hailey's the Moneychangers (1976– )
Not Rated | 320 min | Drama
This is the story of the happenings at a major bank. The first of which is that the bank's president announces that he is dying and that with no heir to take his place, he informs the ... See full summary »
75. The Double 0 Kid (1992 Video)
PG-13 | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
Lance, a teenager, dreams to be a Secret Agent, when he is suddenly in the middle of a hacker intrigue, which aims at an International Environmental Congress. Lance gets in possession of a ... See full summary »
77. Spencer (1984–1985)
30 min | Comedy
Offbeat Spencer Winger is coping with high school with the help of his buddies Wayne and Herbie, especially in dealing with his nemesis Mr. Beanley. His bemused parents are supportive. In a... See full summary »
79. Pontiac Moon (1994)
PG-13 | 108 min | Drama
An absent-minded-professor father and his son bond during a symbolic road trip through the Western U.S. while his wife tries to overcome her neuroses to save the family.
Votes: 595 | Gross: $0.01M
82. That's Life (1968–1969)
60 min | Comedy, Musical
The life and love of a young couple is told through a series of monologues, sketches, and song and dance routines.Each episode followed how they met, fell in love, and subsequent married ... See full summary »
84. The Elvira Show (1993– )
25 min | Comedy
Elvira has moved to Manhattan, Kansas, with her wacky aunt Minerva and their talking cat. Elvira is working as a fortune teller and selling love potions on the side! Everything is going ... See full summary »
85. The Pineville Heist (2016)
80 min | Action, Crime, Mystery
A high school teen stumbles into the aftermath of a bank robbery gone wrong and finds himself locked inside his school trying to keep himself and his teacher alive as one of the psychotic robbers hunts them down.
87. Jennifer: A Woman's Story (1979 TV Movie)
120 min | Drama
The widow of a wealthy executive battles schemes by factions of the board of directors as she fights to keep control of his shipbuilding company.
88. Prime Time (1977)
R | 75 min | Comedy
Some unknown source has interrupted all television transmissions around the world. In place of the regular broadcasts, a lineup of extremely tasteless programs and commercials have been ... See full summary »
92. Ace Crawford... Private Eye (1983)
30 min | Comedy, Mystery
This series was Sam Spade played for broad comedy. Ace Crawford was an incompetent gumshoe whose reputation as an ace detective was maintained by a progression of wild accidents and dumb ... See full summary »
94. Scout's Honor (1980 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama, Family, Comedy
Mrs. Bartlett gets pressured by her boss to become a Den Mother for a Cub group. Joey is one of her cubs - but tends to annoy her. However, Joey is also the most eager and attentive of her cubs and his skills come in handy.
95. For the People (2002–2003)
60 min | Drama
Camille Paris is a liberal-minded Los Angeles deputy district attorney. Her professional world is turned upside down when a conservative African-American district attorney is elected and ... See full summary »
99. Veterans Day
Action | Announced
A group of retired Vietnam Veterans turn the border upside down taking down drug cartels and their connection to a terrorist cell. This action packed story is about a group of well trained ... See full summary »
100. The Kraft Music Hall (1967–1971)
60 min | Music
A few years after Perry Como left as host, "The Kraft Music Hall" was revived as a regular series from 1967-71. There was no set host during this period, and various guest hosts, usually a ... See full summary »