Most Popular Titles With Steven Poster
1. Blade Runner (1982)
R | 117 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
A blade runner must pursue and try to terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space and have returned to Earth to find their creator.
Votes: 479,645 | Gross: $27.00M
2. Donnie Darko (2001)
R | 113 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a man in a large rabbit suit who manipulates him to commit a series of crimes, after he narrowly escapes a bizarre accident.
Votes: 602,933 | Gross: $0.73M
4. Hemlock Grove (2013–2015)
TV-MA | 46 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A teenage girl is brutally murdered, sparking a hunt for her killer. But in a town where everyone hides a secret, will they find the monster among them?
7. Rocky V (1990)
PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Sport
Reluctantly retired from boxing, and back from riches to rags, Rocky takes on a new protege who betrays him, as the champ's son must adjust to his family's new life after bankruptcy.
Votes: 96,665 | Gross: $40.95M
8. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
PG | 137 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
After an encounter with U.F.O.s, a line worker feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen.
Votes: 143,927 | Gross: $128.30M
9. Daddy Day Care (2003)
PG | 92 min | Comedy, Family
Two men get laid off and have to become stay-at-home dads when they can't find jobs. This inspires them to open their own day-care center.
Votes: 50,985 | Gross: $104.15M
11. 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: 77,754 | Gross: $15.05M
13. Starman (1984)
PG | 115 min | Romance, Sci-Fi
An alien takes the form of a young widow's husband and asks her to drive him from Wisconsin to Arizona. The government tries to stop them.
Votes: 34,180 | Gross: $28.70M
14. Mission to Mars (2000)
PG | 114 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
When the first manned mission to Mars meets with a catastrophic and mysterious disaster after reporting a unidentified structure, a rescue mission is launched to investigate the tragedy and bring back any survivors.
Votes: 61,597 | Gross: $60.87M
15. Southland Tales (2006)
R | 145 min | Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
During a three day heat wave just before a huge 4th of July celebration, an action star stricken with amnesia meets up with a porn star who is developing her own reality TV project, and a policeman who holds the key to a vast conspiracy.
Votes: 33,096 | Gross: $0.27M
16. BASEketball (1998)
R | 103 min | Comedy, Sport
Two childhood friends are pro athletes of a national sport called BASEketball, a hybrid of baseball and basketball, and must deal with a greedy businessman scheming against their team.
Votes: 49,612 | Gross: $6.94M
17. The Rage: Carrie 2 (1999)
R | 104 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A horrible massacre strikes up after an outcast teenage girl is taunted by a group of high school jocks, all of them unaware of her cutthroat telekinetic powers.
Votes: 13,327 | Gross: $17.76M
18. Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore (2010)
PG | 82 min | Action, Comedy, Family
The ongoing war between the canine and feline species is put on hold when they join forces to thwart a rogue cat spy with her own sinister plans for conquest.
Votes: 10,585 | Gross: $43.58M
19. Flypaper (2011)
Not Rated | 87 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
A man caught in the middle of two simultaneous robberies at the same bank desperately tries to protect the teller with whom he's secretly in love.
Votes: 27,672 | Gross: $0.00M
20. The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (1982)
R | 114 min | Comedy, Musical
A town's sheriff and regular patron of a historical whorehouse fights to keep it running when a TV reporter targets it as the Devil's playhouse.
Votes: 7,959 | Gross: $69.70M
22. Strange Brew (1983)
PG | 90 min | Comedy
Canada's most famous hosers, Bob and Doug McKenzie, get jobs at the Elsinore Brewery, only to learn that something is rotten with the state of it.
23. Next of Kin (1989)
R | 108 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Truman, a Chicago cop, sets out to find the killer of his brother. Meanwhile, another of his brothers, Briar (a hillbilly) decides to find the killer himself.
Votes: 7,236 | Gross: $15.94M
24. RocketMan (1997)
PG | 95 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Fred Z. Randall is a geeky and obnoxious spacecraft designer, who gets the chance to make his dream come true and travel to Mars as a member of the first manned flight there.
Votes: 7,463 | Gross: $15.45M
25. The Boy Who Could Fly (1986)
PG | 114 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
An autistic boy who dreams of flying touches everyone he meets, including a new family who has moved in after their father dies.
Votes: 4,486 | Gross: $7.18M
30. The River (1984)
PG-13 | 124 min | Drama
A farming family battles severe storms, a bank is threatening to repossess their farm, and there are other hard times in a battle to save and hold on to their farm.
Votes: 5,059 | Gross: $8.80M
31. Big Top Pee-wee (1988)
PG | 86 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Pee-wee Herman is now a small-town farmer with a fiancée, but when a traveling circus comes to town, he finds himself falling for the trapeze artist.
Votes: 7,586 | Gross: $15.12M
34. Life Stinks (1991)
PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy
A filthy rich businessman bets a corporate rival that he can live on the streets of L.A. without the comforts of home or money, which proves to be tougher than he thought.
Votes: 7,681 | Gross: $4.10M
35. Dead & Buried (1981)
R | 94 min | Horror, Mystery
A suspense horror film set in a small coastal town where, after a series of gory murders commited by mobs of townspeople against visiting tourists, the corpses begin to come back to life.
37. The New Kids (1985)
R | 110 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
A brother and sister arrive in a small town to help their relatives run an amusement park, and they find the town is terrorized by a local street gang.
38. Blood Beach (1980)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Something or someone is attacking people one by one on the beach. Some of them are mutilated, but most of them are sucked into the sand, disappearing without a trace. What is the creature ... See full summary »
40. A Wedding (1978)
PG | 125 min | Comedy, Drama
The daughter of a Louisville truck driver marries the scion of a very wealthy family, but reception at the family estate is boycotted by the invited guests.
41. Blue City (1986)
R | 83 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Returning to the small Florida town where he grew up, Billy Turner (Nelson) learns that his father has been killed. With little help from the police, Billy will take matters into his own ... See full summary »
Votes: 762 | Gross: $6.95M
42. Opportunity Knocks (1990)
PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy
Eddie and Lou are a couple of two-bit con men on the lam from a loan shark. They hide out in someone's house and they hear on the answering machine that (A) the owner of the house is out of... See full summary »
Votes: 2,315 | Gross: $11.36M
43. Roswell (1994 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 91 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Beginning at a 30-year reunion for members of a military nuclear bomb unit, flashbacks are presented that follow the attempts of Major Jesse Marcel to discover the truth about strange ... See full summary »
44. Mrs. Harris (2005 TV Movie)
94 min | Drama
Based on the sensational 1980s media event, famed cardiologist Herman Tarnower meets a particularly brutal end at the hands of his jilted lover, Jean Harris.
45. Boys Life 2 (1997)
74 min | Drama
Compilation of four short films about homoerotic situations involving young men. Tom DeCerchio directed "Nunzio's Second Cousin", telling the story of a gay cop who forces a gay-basher to ... See full summary »
Votes: 405 | Gross: $0.19M
46. Dangerous Days: Making Blade Runner (2007 Video)
214 min | Documentary
The definitive three-and-a-half hour documentary about the troubled creation and enduring legacy of the science fiction classic "Blade Runner," culled from 80 interviews and hours of never-before-seen outtakes and lost footage.
47. The Cemetery Club (1993)
PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy
This comedy filled with much Jewish humor is about the widows Doris, Ester and Lucille, whose husbands die one after another in just a few years. Even though the three friends, all in their... See full summary »
Votes: 634 | Gross: $6.01M
50. Coward of the County (1981 TV Movie)
95 min | Drama
A life-long yellow-belly who made a deathbed promise to his father to be a pacifist seeks bloody revenge on the men who gang raped his wife.
51. Aloha Summer (1988)
PG | 98 min | Comedy, Drama
It's the 60s and a bunch of crazy teenagers meet in the beautiful island of Hawaii during their summer holidays. Although they come from different backgrounds, they hang out together and ... See full summary »
Votes: 196 | Gross: $0.42M
52. Visions of Light (1992)
92 min | Documentary, History
Cameramen and women discuss the craft and art of cinematography and of the "DP" (the director of photography), illustrating their points with clips from 100 films, from Birth of a Nation to... See full summary »
Votes: 2,579 | Gross: $0.80M
54. What Really Happened to the Class of '65? (1977–1978)
60 min | Drama
Sam Ashley, a graduate of 1965 class of Bret Harte High School, who was now a teacher at the school, served as the narrator describing what had happened to his fellow graduates in the ... See full summary »
58. Courage (1986 TV Movie)
150 min | Drama
A mother in Queens, New York, outraged when she discovers that her son is a drug addict, becomes an undercover agent for the DEA to clean up the drug trade in her neighborhood. Based on a true story.
60. The Grass Is Always Greener Over the Septic Tank (1978 TV Movie)
98 min | Comedy
A comedy-drama about a New York couple who decided to dump the hassle of the big city, pack up the kids and move to what they think is the easy life of suburbia.
61. No Subtitles Necessary: Laszlo & Vilmos (2008)
86 min | Documentary
The lifelong friendship of the great cinematographers Laszlo Kovacs and Vilmos Zsigmond and their impact on American cinema.
62. The Night Rider (1979 TV Movie)
73 min | Drama, Action
A refined New Orleans gentleman becomes a masked crimefighter by night, both to uphold law and order and to find the men who murdered his family in order to get their silver mine.
66. Once You Meet a Stranger (1996 TV Movie)
96 min | Thriller
This made-for-television remake of Alfred Hitchcock's "Strangers on a Train" (1951) follows the same story, but has changed the genders of the lead characters from male to female. Sheila ... See full summary »
69. Herschell Gordon Lewis: The Godfather of Gore (2010 Video)
Not Rated | 106 min | Documentary
Gory, Gory, Hallelujah! Take an outrageous ride through the wild world of exploitation films with this often-hilarious documentary, HERSCHELL GORDON LEWIS, THE GODFATHER OF GORE!
73. The Girl, the Body, and the Pill (1967)
R | 80 min | Drama
A suburban high school teacher is fired from her job for teaching sex education. But she continues to give private sessions at her home to her former students leading to rumors and complications around town.
74. The Least of These (2002)
20 min | Drama, Short
The fading, isolated life of a diner owner and the dull routine of his late-night crowd are forever changed by the unusual proposition of a stranger. Based on a true story.
75. Gutsy Frog (2013 TV Movie)
A frog is hopping in an empty lot, when middle schooler Frankie trips over a rock and squashes him. However, the frog is reborn as an imprint on the front of Frankie's shirt and now gives him advice and commentary on his life.
76. Color of Justice (1997 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 95 min | Drama
Four young black men kill a white woman. Now the D.A. is very cautious how to pursue this case 'cause it might start a riot. And adding fuel to the fire is a bombastic and vocal black ... See full summary »
77. Tap World (2015)
72 min | Documentary, History, Music
About ten years ago, a group of us produced a fourteen-minute short film, 'Tap Heat', which film contrasted the traditional tap with the contemporary, as it's being created and performed by... See full summary »
Votes: 41 | Gross: $0.02M
Documentary | Filming
"How to Sell a Film: (3rd Time Lucky)" is the incredible little film that nearly didn't get made but did because cult film-makers Seumas Next and Stephan Kern never gave up, secured an ... See full summary »
Not Rated | Documentary | Post-production
Features the greatest array of film-making experts ever assembled; internationally acclaimed talent responsible for 47 Oscars, over $33 billion in Box Office, thousands of film festival awards and even a Nobel Peace Prize.
83. Testament at 20 (2003 Video)
27 min | Documentary, Short
Interviews with crew and cast look back 20 years to the filming and release of "Testament" in 1983. Like the 1959 classic "On The Beach", this film focuses on nuclear conflict as it affects... See full summary »
85. Filmnut (2007– )
50 min | Talk-Show
Live interactive interviews with above and below the line stars in the entertainment industry. Past interviewees include Oscar winning writer for 'Crash' Bob Moresco, Oscar winning makeup ... See full summary »
88. Tap Heat (2004)
14 min | Short, Musical
Tap Heat is a 14-minute upbeat tap dance extravaganza that tells a story through dance as the only means of dialogue. A young man raised on urban funk has a hard time when trying to ... See full summary »
91. The Light That Burns: Remembering Jordan Cronenweth (2007 Video)
20 min | Documentary, Short
Cinematographer Jordan Cronenweth's work on Blade Runner is remembered by friends, colleagues and relatives.
American Experience (1988– )
A Midwife's Tale
89 min | Documentary, Biography, History
A docudrama adaptation of Ulrich's Pulitzer-winning book, which was based on thousands of entries in the journal of Martha Ballard, a Maine midwife, in the late 1700's and early 1800's. The... See full summary »
Filmnut (2007– )
An interview with Steven Poster
Steven Poster, the President of IATSE Local 600, perhaps best known as the Donnie Darko Director of Photography, spoke from his head and heart about cinematography. Working on the upcoming ... See full summary »