Most Popular Titles With William Atherton
4. Castle (2009–2016)
TV-14 | 43 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
After a serial killer imitates the plots of his novels, successful mystery novelist Richard "Rick" Castle receives permission from the Mayor of New York City to tag along with an NYPD homicide investigation team for research purposes.
8. Die Hard (1988)
R | 132 min | Action, Thriller
John McClane, officer of the NYPD, tries to save his wife Holly Gennaro and several others that were taken hostage by German terrorist Hans Gruber during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.
Votes: 669,790 | Gross: $83.01M
11. Boston Legal (2004–2008)
TV-14 | 44 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Boston Legal is a spin-off of the long-running David E. Kelley series The Practice (1997), following the exploits of former Practice character Alan Shore (James Spader) at the legal firm of Crane, Poole, and Schmidt.
13. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
TV-MA | 25 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
Tales of horror based on the gruesome E.C. comic books of the 1950s presented by the legendary Crypt Keeper, a sinister ghoul obsessed with gallows humor and horrific puns.
14. The Last Samurai (2003)
R | 154 min | Action, Drama, History
An American military advisor embraces the Samurai culture he was hired to destroy after he is captured in battle.
Votes: 348,778 | Gross: $111.11M
15. Defiance (2013–2015)
TV-MA | 43 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
In the year 2046, it's a new Earth - with new rules. Over thirty years after various alien races arrived on Earth, the landscape is completely altered, terraformed nearly beyond recognition... See full summary »
16. Die Hard 2 (1990)
R | 124 min | Action, Thriller
John McClane attempts to avert disaster as rogue military operatives seize control of Dulles International Airport in Washington, D.C.
Votes: 295,677 | Gross: $117.54M
17. The Girl Next Door (2007)
R | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
Based on the Jack Ketchum novel of the same name, The Girl Next Door follows the unspeakable torture and abuses committed on a teenage girl in the care of her aunt...and the boys who witness and fail to report the crime.
19. The Outer Limits (1995–2002)
TV-PG | 44 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A modern revival of the classic science fiction horror anthology show The Outer Limits (1963). Episodes often have twist-endings and involve aliens. Sometimes, a story from one episode continues in a later episode.
20. Bio-Dome (1996)
PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy
Moronic best friends get themselves locked inside the Bio-Dome, a science experiment, along with a group of environmental scientists for one year.
Votes: 23,193 | Gross: $26.76M
22. Real Genius (1985)
PG | 108 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Teenage geniuses deal with their abilities while developing a high-powered laser for a university project. When their professor intends to turn their work into a military weapon, they decide to ruin his plans.
Votes: 25,941 | Gross: $13.00M
24. Clinical (2017)
104 min | Thriller
A psychiatrist tries to put her life back together after a violent attack by seeking to repair the life of a new patient, but he has his own terrifying history.
25. Oscar (1991)
PG | 109 min | Comedy, Crime
A gangster attempts to keep the promise he made to his dying father: that he would give up his life of crime and "go straight".
Votes: 25,841 | Gross: $23.56M
31. Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977)
R | 136 min | Drama, Romance
A dedicated schoolteacher spends her nights cruising bars, looking for abusive men with whom she can engage in progressively violent sexual encounters.
Votes: 5,784 | Gross: $16.90M
32. Childrens Hospital (2008–2016)
TV-14 | 11 min | Comedy
Explores the emotional struggles and sexual politics of a group of doctors charged with healthy libidos. Their dedication to their personal lives is relentless, interrupted only by the occasional need to treat sick children.
34. The Sugarland Express (1974)
PG | 110 min | Crime, Drama
A woman attempts to reunite her family by helping her husband escape prison and together kidnapping their son. But things don't go as planned when they are forced to take a police hostage on the road.
Votes: 12,721 | Gross: $7.50M
36. Jinn (2014)
PG-13 | 97 min | Thriller
Shawn, an automotive designer, enjoys an idyllic life with his new wife Jasmine until it is interrupted by a cryptic message. The message warns of imminent danger and a curse that has ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,063 | Gross: $0.15M
37. The New Centurions (1972)
R | 103 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An idealistic rookie cop joins the LAPD to make ends meet while finishing law school, and is indoctrinated by a seasoned veteran. As time goes on, he loses his ambitions and family as police work becomes his entire life.
38. Who's Your Daddy? (2004 Video)
R | 105 min | Comedy
An adopted Ohio high school senior discovers he is the inherited heir to a porn empire. Dropped into a bitter power struggle, his new flock of beautiful co-workers come to his aid.
40. No Mercy (1986)
R | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A Chicago detective, seeking to avenge his partner's death, travels to New Orleans, where he unexpectedly becomes involved in a cat and mouse game of survival.
Votes: 5,728 | Gross: $12.30M
41. 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.
Votes: 4,345 | Gross: $17.79M
42. Buried Alive (1990 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 93 min | Horror, Romance, Thriller
Clint is an every day working man whose wife Joanna is having an affair with a doctor. They plot to kill him and get the insurance money. Only trouble the drug overdose they give him ... See full summary »
43. Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (1999 TV Movie)
R | 120 min | Biography, Drama, Music
This biography of Dorothy Dandridge follows her career through early days on the club circuit with her sister to her turn in movies, including becoming the first black actress to win a Best... See full summary »
44. Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie (2012)
R | 93 min | Comedy
Two guys get a billion dollars to make a movie, only to watch their dream run off course. In order to make the money back, they then attempt to revitalize a failing shopping mall.
Votes: 8,623 | Gross: $0.20M
48. Ghostbusters (2009 Video Game)
Action, Comedy, Horror
You play the newest employee of the paranormal investigations and eliminations business as a new wave of Gozer related hauntings plagues New York City.
49. Night Visions (2001– )
43 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Night Visions is an anthology series similar to The Twilight Zone - some tales are supernatural, others are just commentaries on twisted human nature. Each hour episode is made up of two half-hour episodes aired back-to-back.
50. Headspace (2005)
R | 89 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
25-year-old Alex Borden is handsome, charming, and intelligent. In fact, he may be too smart for his own good as his life is swiftly becoming a living hell. Alex's nightmare begins when he ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,682 | Gross: $0.00M
51. Lowlifes (2018)
Troubled teens in a 2nd chance 'bootcamp' program encounter a group of terrorists trying to take out a rural nuclear power plant. Stuck in remote area with no skills or communication to the... See full summary »
52. Frank & Jesse (1995)
R | 105 min | Biography, Western
At the end of the Civil War, Frank and Jesse James and other former guerillas who rode with Quantrill and Bill Anderson take the oath of allegiance to the Union. Feeling oppressed by ... See full summary »
53. Jersey Shore Shark Attack (2012 TV Movie)
R | 87 min | Action, Comedy, Horror
A cast of characters, strikingly similar to the cast of Jersey Shore, try to survive an epidemic of sharks attacking Miami Beach.
57. Cleanin' Up the Town: Remembering Ghostbusters (2017 Video)
90 min | Documentary
The documentary that tells us the full story from where it all started through to the future of the Ghostbusters franchise.
R | 86 min | Horror, Western
A cynical bounty hunter and a clerk traveling through the prairie rest by the campfire telling four stories of terror to each other.
59. Class of '44 (1973)
PG | 95 min | Drama
The sequel to Summer of '42 (1971) reunites Hermie, Oscy and Benjie as they graduate from high school. Benjie departs shortly to war while Hermie and Oscy go on to college and experience ... See full summary »
Votes: 330 | Gross: $13.84M
60. Diagnosis Murder: Diagnosis of Murder (1992 TV Movie)
120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Police detective Steve Sloan believes that top manager Nick Osborn has killed his boss, trust-owner Russell Cord. His father, senior hospital doctor Mark Sloan, is convinced that his ... See full summary »
61. Aces 'N' Eights (2008 TV Movie)
87 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Already taking a gamble settling in the uncharted west, the peaceful settlers of a town destined for railroad greatness suddenly find themselves being ruthlessly gunned down. With no law ... See full summary »
64. The Law and Harry McGraw (1987–1988)
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Harry MacGraw is a private investigator who appeared three times in the television series, Murder, She Wrote. He now stars in his own series, wherein he is still a private investigator in ... See full summary »
68. Gone But Not Forgotten (2005 TV Movie)
172 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A serial killer whose signature was "Gone But Not Forgotten" reappears years after the last murder. A local defense attorney begins to suspect that she may be the next victim and that her latest client may somehow be involved.
69. Malibu (1983 TV Movie)
240 min | Drama
A young couple from Milwaukee moves into the fabled, high-society Malibu beach community and becomes involved with the lives of the various people living in the community.
70. Totally Baked (2007)
Not Rated | 88 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Meet Dave Bertman, a tightly wound 37 year-old father of one. Bertman's "higher" education begins when medical marijuana activists wielding "loaded" weapons interrupt a planned reunion ... See full summary »
71. Broken Trust (1995 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 90 min | Thriller
Judge Nash is highly regarded for his position and decisions in the courtroom. He's approached by a special agent from a government task force investigating corrupt judges and lawyers, and ... See full summary »
72. The Kane Files: Life of Trial (2010)
R | 86 min | Action
Scott Kane (Drew Fuller), a man with a checkered past is trying to live a clean life. When his son Owen falls ill, Kane finds his only option is to turn to Daniel Morgan (William Atherton),... See full summary »
73. Kush (2007)
R | 96 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A young drug dealer Dusty, is torn between the money and getting out. When his partner Christian, is caught up in a kidnapping and murder scheme. Dusty and King come to his rescue but only ... See full summary »
74. Saints and Sinners (1994)
R | 100 min | Action, Crime, Drama
After many years Pooch returns to his neighbourhood. To Big Boy, his best friend, Pooch is valuable asset in his plans of becoming local crime lord. To Pooch, this reunion is painful ... See full summary »
75. Executive Power (1997 Video)
R | 115 min | Thriller
While protecting the U.S. President, Secret Service agent Nick Sager helps him to dispose of the body of a young girl, who accidentally died during an adulterous encounter. Some time later,... See full summary »
76. Virus (1995 TV Movie)
92 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
Who could have deliberately released a rare and deadly African plague that is now spreading uncontrollably throughout America's largest urban areas? A lone determined doctor desperately and... See full summary »
78. Hacia la oscuridad (2007)
R | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Deals with 90 minutes in a kidnapped hostage's life, and the frustration his family, a special ops team, and a man in charge of delivering the ransom money all feel as they rush to save him.
81. A Fight for Jenny (1986 TV Movie)
95 min | Drama
When Kelsey remarries, her struggle to get custody of her daughter from her first marriage is complicated by her current husband being black.
82. Tomorrow's Child (1982 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
The wife of a research geneticist agrees to the experimental procedure of a 'test-tube baby' by having her fetus brought to full term in a glass jar in a laboratory.
83. Burning Down the House (2001)
Not Rated | 84 min | Comedy
A down-on-his-luck film director sets fire to his home so he can collect the insurance money and fund his new movie. But crime apparently does pay, because once the rumor mill gets wind of ... See full summary »
84. Black Crescent Moon (2008)
R | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A small town sheriff who's investigating a murder at the local diner ends up finding more than he bargained for in the town and in himself.
86. Getting Back to Zero (2013)
Not Rated | 97 min | Comedy, Drama
Two brothers reconcile their relationship over the death of their father after they inherit his craps table and gambling debt. A dark comedy set in the world of underground casinos.
87. Independence (1976)
Not Rated | 30 min | Drama, Short
This short was made during the US Bicentennial celebration to give a background on the development, writing and signing of the Declaration of Independence and the men who were involved in it.
89. Strokes (2008 TV Movie)
64 min | Comedy
Since exploding onto the scene The Strokes have given rock music the strangling it so badly needed. Not only have they won the hearts and minds of the music press and alternative crowd but ... See full summary »
91. Michael Kael contre la World News Company (1998)
90 min | Comedy
International news giant WNC wants to get the U.S. president re-elected for the third term by creating fake "Crazy Guru" story, about the fictional Japanese wacko who plans to drop nuclear ... See full summary »
94. Wrong Guy, Wrong Place, Wrong Time: A Look Back at 'Die Hard' (2007 Video)
40 min | Short
This documentary is a retrospective of the original movie. Wide-ranging but rather dull, it collects interviews with director John McTiernan, cinematographer Jan De Bont, screenwriters Jeb ... See full summary »
The Equalizer (1985–1989)
60 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A highly decorated NYC paramedic, Gideon (William Atherton), is on an "angel of death" killing campaign targeting homeless winos. No one suspects a thing as he drugs them and it appears ... See full summary »
TV-14 | 49 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Crews and Reese investigate the murder of Kendall Shay, a police groupie also referred to as a badge bunny. The woman was found in a sleazy part of town near the body of a known drug dealer... See full summary »
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A rape and murder helps Benson and Stabler crack a case involving a serial rapist and killer from the 1970s. However, one copycat crime remains open when investigation reveals that the crime was committed by a woman.