Most Popular Titles With Jonathan Demme
1. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
R | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
A young F.B.I. cadet must confide in an incarcerated and manipulative killer to receive his help on catching another serial killer who skins his victims.
2. The Killing (2011–2014)
TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A police investigation, the saga of a grieving family, and a Seattle mayoral campaign all interlock after the body of 17-year-old Rosie Larsen is found in the trunk of a submerged car.
3. Columbo (1971–2003)
100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Los Angeles homicide detective Lieutenant Columbo uses his humble ways and ingenuous demeanor to winkle out even the most well-concealed of crimes.
6. Philadelphia (1993)
PG-13 | 125 min | Drama
When a man with AIDS is fired by his law firm because of his condition, he hires a homophobic small time lawyer as the only willing advocate for a wrongful dismissal suit.
7. Ricki and the Flash (2015)
PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A musician who gave up everything for her dream of rock-and-roll stardom returns home, looking to make things right with her family.
8. The Manchurian Candidate (2004)
R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
In the midst of the Gulf War, soldiers are kidnapped and brainwashed for sinister purposes.
9. Adaptation. (2002)
R | 114 min | Comedy, Drama
A lovelorn screenwriter becomes desperate as he tries and fails to adapt "The Orchid Thief" by Susan Orlean for the screen.
10. That Thing You Do! (1996)
PG | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A Pennsylvania band scores a hit in 1964 and rides the star-making machinery as long as it can, with lots of help from its manager.
11. Beloved (1998)
R | 172 min | Drama, History, Horror
Based on the book by Toni Morrison, in which a slave is visited by the spirit of her deceased daughter.
12. Rachel Getting Married (2008)
R | 113 min | Drama, Romance
A young woman who has been in and out of rehab for the past 10 years returns home for the weekend for her sister's wedding.
14. A Gifted Man (2011–2012)
45 min | Drama, Fantasy
Centers on an ultra-competitive surgeon whose life is changed forever when his ex-wife dies and begins teaching him what life is all about from the here-after.
15. Married to the Mob (1988)
R | 104 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
An undercover FBI agent falls in love with a recently widowed mafia wife, who is trying to restart her life following her husband's murder while being pursued by a libidinous mafia kingpin seeking to claim her for himself.
16. Devil in a Blue Dress (1995)
R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
An African American man is hired to find a woman and gets mixed up in a murderous political scandal.
17. Today (1952– )
240 min | News, Talk-Show
A daily live broadcast provides current domestic and international news, weather reports and interviews with news-makers from the worlds of politics, business, media, entertainment and sports.
18. Something Wild (1986)
R | 114 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
A free-spirited woman "kidnaps" a yuppie for a weekend of adventure. But the fun quickly takes a dangerous turn when her ex-convict husband shows up.
20. Into the Night (1985)
R | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Ed Okin's life is somewhat out of control. He can't sleep, his wife betrays him and his job is dull. One night he starts to drive through Los Angeles and he finally ends in the parking ... See full summary »
22. The Truth About Charlie (2002)
PG-13 | 104 min | Mystery, Thriller
A young woman in Paris is about to divorce her husband when she discovers... he's dead; and all their money is gone. She meets a mysterious man, who tells her that the money was really his,... See full summary »
24. Ulee's Gold (1997)
R | 113 min | Drama
A reclusive beekeeper slowly pulls his dysfunctional family back together, but not without having to fight his son's previous dastardly cohorts.
26. True Love (I) (1989)
R | 104 min | Comedy, Romance
Donna and Michael are getting married. But first, they have to plan the reception, get the tux, buy the rings, and cope with their own uncertainty about the decision. Michael fears ... See full summary »
28. Black Mama White Mama (1973)
R | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
When two troublemaking female prisoners (one a revolutionary, the other a former harem-girl) can't seem to get along, they are chained together and extradited for safekeeping. The women, ... See full summary »
29. Melvin and Howard (1980)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama
30. Miami Blues (1990)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
When Fred Frenger gets out of prison, he decides to start over in Miami, Florida, where he starts a violent one-man crime wave. He soon meets up with amiable college student/prostitute ... See full summary »
32. Caged Heat (1974)
R | 83 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
A girl is caught in a drug bust and sent to the hoosegow. The iron-handed superintendent takes exception to a skit performed by the girls and takes punitive steps, aided by the sadistic ... See full summary »
34. Amos & Andrew (1993)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Crime
When Andrew Sterling, a successful black urbanite writer buys a vacation home on a resort in New England the police mistake him for a burglar. After surrounding his home with armed men, ... See full summary »
35. Novocaine (2001)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A dentist finds himself a murder suspect after a sexy patient seduces him & steals all of the drugs from his practice.
36. The New Yorker Presents (2015– )
M | 30 min | Documentary
From award-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney's Jigsaw Productions, Amazon Prime Video presents a groundbreaking new series that brings America's most award-winning magazine, The New Yorker, to ... See full summary »
37. A Master Builder (2013)
Not Rated | 130 min | Drama
A successful, ego-maniacal architect who has spent a lifetime bullying his wife, employees and mistresses wants to make peace as his life approaches its final act.
38. Some Mother's Son (1996)
R | 112 min | Drama, History
Based on the true story of the 1981 hunger strike in a British prison, in which IRA prisoner Bobby Sands led a protest against the treatment of IRA prisoners as criminals rather than as ... See full summary »
43. Nosferatu vs. Father Pipecock & Sister Funk (2014)
134 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
From TWI STUDIOS ( The fun, friendly makers of: FRANKENPIMP!, VIXEN HIGHWAY 2006: It Came From Uranus, & ACID HEAD: The Buzzard Nuts County Slaughter ), comes this reimagining /... See full summary »
45. Von Richthofen and Brown (1971)
PG-13 | 97 min | Action, Biography, Drama
The story of Manfred von Richthofen, the German air ace during World War I and his struggle with the enemy aces and some jealous German officers.
46. Gimme the Loot (2012)
Not Rated | 81 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
When their latest work is buffed by a rival crew, two determined graffiti writers embark on an elaborate plan to bomb the ultimate location: the New York Mets' Home Run Apple.
47. Shadrach (1998)
PG-13 | 89 min | Drama
In 1935, 99-year-old former slave Shadrach asks to be buried on the soil where he was born to slavery, and that land is owned by the large Dabney family, consisting of Vernon, Trixie and ... See full summary »
48. Mandela (1996)
118 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Follows Nelson Mandela, from his early protests against racial discrimination, to his election as South Africa's first Democratically elected leader.
51. Angels Hard as They Come (1971)
R | 85 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Sex, violence and bikers on an action filled ride, in this film produced and co-written by Jonathan Demme.
53. Crazy Mama (1975)
PG | 83 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
Jonathan Demme directs this joyous relentlessly kitschy celebration of 50's America: opportunity, rock'n'roll, and the road. He follows three generations of women and the men they pick up, ... See full summary »
57. Fighting Mad (1976)
R | 90 min | Action, Drama
An Arkansas farmer stages a one-man war against corrupt land developers who want to evict him and his neighbors from their farms for real estate developments.
58. Household Saints (1993)
R | 124 min | Drama
Unsettling drama about three generations of Italian-American women struggling to get by in post-World War II New York's Little Italy.
59. 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 »
60. Pablo (2012)
90 min | Animation, Biography
Pablo blends documentary and animation elements to tell the saga of "famous unknown" Pablo Ferro, a man with a personal journey that spans from Havana, during the pre-Cuban revolution to ... See full summary »
63. Women & Men 2: In Love There Are No Rules (1991 TV Movie)
R | 90 min | Drama
Three short stories about women & men relationship. The first about a successful boxer in New York, whose wife only wants to return to her home town in Kansas. The second about a man who ... See full summary »
Writers: Walter Bernstein, Robert Breslo, Mike Figgis, Carson McCullers, Henry Miller, Irwin Shaw | Directors: Walter Bernstein, Mike Figgis, Kristi Zea | Stars: Matt Dillon, Kyra Sedgwick, Ray Liotta, Andie MacDowell
64. Red Hot and Blue (1990 TV Movie)
88 min | Music
Contemporary pop performers reinterpreting several songs of Cole Porter, in music videos directed by established directors.
Directors: Percy Adlon, David Byrne, Alex Cox, Jonathan Demme, Philippe Gautier, Jim Jarmusch, Neil Jordan, Edward Lachman, Adelle Lutz, John Maybury, Steve McLean, Sandy McLeod, Jean-Baptiste Mondino, Zak Ove, Mark Pellington, Roger Pomphrey, Matthew Rolston, John Scarlett-Davies, Wim Wenders | Stars: Afrika Bambaataa, Bono, David Byrne, Neneh Cherry
65. SUBWAYStories: Tales from the Underground (1997 TV Movie)
R | 80 min | Drama
The actual experiences of New York City subway riders are dramatized in a collection of 10 intriguing and very different vignettes. The tales showcase an ensemble of familiar faces, and ... See full summary »
Creator: Rosie Perez | Directors: Bob Balaban, Patricia Benoit, Julie Dash, Jonathan Demme, Ted Demme, Abel Ferrara, Alison Maclean, Craig McKay, Lucas Platt, Seth Zvi Rosenfeld | Stars: Bill Irwin, KRS-One, Tina North, Paul Lazar
67. The Hot Box (1972)
R | 85 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Hot action and lust in the steamy tropical jungle, as heroines break out of a women's prison and start a local revolution.
R | 95 min | Documentary
A documentary on DIY producer/director Roger Corman and his alternative approach to making movies in Hollywood.
71. The Goodbye Kiss (2006)
107 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Giorgio Pellegrini, a former left-wing activist turned terrorist has fled to Central America and fought with a guerrilla movement. Fifteen years later he is fed up with living in the jungle... See full summary »
Writers: Massimo Carlotto, Marco Colli, Lorenzo Favella, Franco Ferrini, Heidrun Schleef, Michele Soavi, Luigi Ventriglia | Director: Michele Soavi | Stars: Alessio Boni, Michele Placido, Isabella Ferrari, Alina Nedelea
72. Sudden Terror (1970)
PG | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Witnessing an assassination, a boy claims the assassins are hunting him. With his older sister, the pair escape numerous attacks and are aided by their grandfather and a resourceful young ... See full summary »
77. Maangamizi: The Ancient One (2001)
110 min | Drama
An American woman doctor comes to Tanzania to work at a hospital for the mentally disturbed, with her Tanzanian lover. There, she meets a sometimes catatonic patient, Samahe, who seems to ... See full summary »
78. Jimmy Carter Man from Plains (2007)
PG | 125 min | Documentary, Biography, History
A chronicle of the former president's tour recent for his book "Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid."
81. At the Movies (2004– )
30 min | Talk-Show
Following the 18-year success of their reviews on The Movie Show (1986), renowned Australian critics and film supporters David Stratton and Margaret Pomeranz take to a new show, where each ... See full summary »
84. Bruce Springsteen: The Complete Video Anthology 1978-2000 (2001 Video)
165 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Directors: Meiert Avis, Adam Bernstein, Peter Care, Brian De Palma, Jonathan Demme, Ted Demme, Carol Dodds, Danny Goldberg, Arnold Levine, Sean Penn, Anthony Potenza, Tim Robbins, Arthur Rosato, John Sayles, Julian Schlossberg | Stars: Bruce Springsteen, Roy Bittan, Clarence Clemons, Courteney Cox
85. Line of Sight (2014 TV Movie)
60 min | Drama
Lewis Bernt, a National Transportation Safety Board (Ntsb) investigator, survives a mysterious plane crash, bringing him on an emotionally disorienting quest to discover the accident's cause.
88. Storefront Hitchcock (1998)
PG-13 | 77 min | Documentary, Music
Rock-music lover and feature-film director Jonathan Demme takes on eccentric British singer-songwriter, Robyn Hitchcock, in an ambitious concert film. Setting up a stage in a New York ... See full summary »
89. Burning Down the House: The Story of CBGB (2009)
An East Village performance space fought against the Bowery homeless shelter who threatened to shut them down. Some of the most iconic figures in music have performed here.
90. New Order: Substance (1989 Video)
37 min | Short, Music
A collection of music videos of songs by New Order,from the 1980's, notable for its broad range of themes and styles as well as the acclaim of the directors whose contributions are featured.
Directors: Kathryn Bigelow, Robert Breer, Philippe Decouflé, Jonathan Demme, Rick Elgood, Robert Longo, Charles Sturridge, William Wegman | Stars: Gillian Gilbert, Peter Hook, Stephen Morris, Bernard Sumner
94. Crescendo! The Power of Music (2014)
85 min | Documentary, Drama, Family
El Sistema, Venezuela's phenomenal youth orchestra program, now a global movement, brings social transformation to disadvantaged children. Our film is an in-depth, verite-based look at ... See full summary »
98. Premio Donostia a Meryl Streep (2008 TV Special)
Premio Donostia translates to The Donostia Award. It is an honorific award given every year to either one, two or several actors and occasionally to directors in the San Sebastián ... See full summary »