Most Popular Titles With Tom Hurwitz
2. 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.
4. Creepshow 2 (1987)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Three more bone-chilling tales that include a vengeful wooden Native American, a monstrous blob in a lake, and a hitchhiker who wants revenge and will not die.
Votes: 17,877 | Gross: $14.00M
5. American Masters (1985– )
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography
Since its premiere in 1986, this Emmy-winning documentary series has presented hundreds of hours comprising profiles of outstanding American cultural artists. Past subjects have included ... See full summary »
7. Q (1982)
R | 93 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
NYPD detectives Shepard and Powell are working on a bizarre case of a ritualistic Aztec murder. Meanwhile, something big is attacking people of New York and only greedy small time crook Jimmy Quinn knows where its lair is.
8. Great Performances (1971– )
Biography, Drama, Music
"You Can't Take It With You" is hailed one of the greatest revivals and filmed plays for PBS television. David Woods brought stunning charm, humor, and time to this Moss Hart masterpiece. ... See full summary »
9. Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold (2017)
94 min | Documentary
Literary icon Joan Didion reflects on her remarkable career and personal struggles in this intimate documentary directed by her nephew, Griffin Dunne.
11. The Queen of Versailles (2012)
PG | 100 min | Documentary
A documentary that follows a billionaire couple as they begin construction on a mansion inspired by Versailles. During the next two years, their empire, fueled by the real estate bubble and cheap money, falters due to the economic crisis.
Votes: 11,453 | Gross: $2.40M
15. P.O.V. (1988– )
POV, a cinema term for "point of view," is television's longest-running showcase for independent non-fiction films. Since 1988, POV has presented more than 300 of the best, boldest and most... See full summary »
Documentary, History, Music
Soundbreaking explores the history of recorded music. Featuring more than 150 original interviews, the series charts a century's worth of innovation and experimentation, and offers a behind-the-scenes look at the birth of brand new sounds.
20. (Dis)Honesty: The Truth About Lies (2015)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Drama, News
From ticket-fixing in our police departments to test-score scandals in our schools, from our elected leaders' extra-marital affairs to financial schemes undermining our economy, dishonesty ... See full summary »
21. Jaded (1998)
R | 95 min | Drama
Drama about a pretty young woman who is raped in a most unusual way. There are unexpected turns and surprises in the plot and some characters turn out to be quite different than you'd ... See full summary »
23. Shadowman (2017)
81 min | Documentary, Biography
Richard Hambleton was a founder of the street art movement before succumbing to drugs and homelessness. Rediscovered 20 years later, he gets a second chance. But will he take it?
Votes: 28 | Gross: $0.01M
25. 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 »
28. The Endurance (2000)
G | 97 min | Documentary, History
A retelling of Sir Ernest Shackleton 's ill-fated expedition to Antarctica in 1914-1916, featuring new footage of the actual locations and interviews with surviving relatives of key ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,658 | Gross: $2.45M
29. Bobby Fischer Against the World (2011)
TV-14 | 93 min | Documentary, Biography, History
'Bobby Fischer Against the World' is a documentary feature exploring the tragic and bizarre life of the late chess master Bobby Fischer. The drama of Bobby Fischer's career was undeniable, ... See full summary »
30. Cathouse (2002 TV Movie)
TV-MA | 70 min | Documentary
Between March # April 2002 the HBO team went into the legal brothel that is the Bunny Ranch. We meet the owners and the staff as well as some of those coming to use the girls. With hidden ... See full summary »
31. Liberty! The American Revolution (1997– )
360 min | History, War
Six-hour documentary on the American Revolution, from the passage of the Stamp Act (1765) through the ratification of the United States Constitution and Bill of Rights (1789). In addition ... See full summary »
32. American Dream (1990)
PG-13 | 98 min | Documentary
Chronicles the six-month strike at Hormel in Austin, Minnesota, in 1985-86. The local union, P-9 of the Food and Commercial Workers, overwhelmingly rejects a contract offer with a $2/hour ... See full summary »
Votes: 648 | Gross: $0.27M
35. The Killing of America (1981)
R | 90 min | Documentary, Crime
A documentary of the decline of America. It features a lot a great footage (most exclusive to this film) from race riots to serial killers and much-much more.
38. 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 »
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
39. Pandora's Promise (2013)
Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary
A feature-length documentary about the history and future of nuclear power. The film explores how and why mankind's most feared and controversial technological discovery is now passionately... See full summary »
Votes: 1,685 | Gross: $0.07M
40. Alambrista! (1977)
Not Rated | 110 min | Adventure, Drama
After the birth of his first child, Roberto, a young Mexican man slips across the border into the United States. Seeking work to support his family back home, he finds that working hard is not enough.
42. Eames: The Architect & The Painter (2011)
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Biography
The husband-and-wife team of Charles and Ray Eames were America's most influential and important industrial designers. Admired for their creations and fascinating as individuals, they have ... See full summary »
Votes: 804 | Gross: $0.15M
43. Wild Man Blues (1997)
PG | 105 min | Documentary, Music, Romance
Academy Award-winner Barbara Kopple directs this documentary portrait of Academy Award and Golden Globe-winner Woody Allen, seen traveling with friends and fellow musicians during their New... See full summary »
Votes: 1,982 | Gross: $0.43M
44. The Last Dalai Lama? (2016)
82 min | Documentary
A portrait of the 14th Dalai Lama, featuring interviews with his family and the people he has inspired since his exile from Tibet in 1959.
Votes: 25 | Gross: $0.14M
45. Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies (2015– )
Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Siddhartha Mukherjee, this three-part series tells the complete story of cancer, from its first description in an ancient Egyptian scroll to the ... See full summary »
48. Enormous Changes at the Last Minute (1983)
104 min | Drama
This film is made up of three segments that share no plot but have a general thematic relationship. In the first segment, Virginia and her three children are left by her shiftless husband ... See full summary »
49. Bernice Bobs Her Hair (1976 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 45 min | Drama
Bernice, a shy young woman, leaves her safe home to go visit her flapper cousin. When her cousin tries to teach Bernice how to be much more modern, Bernice gives her much more than she bargained for.
50. Scottsboro: An American Tragedy (2000)
84 min | Documentary, History
The history of the "Scottsboro Boys," a group of African American men who were victims of a racist miscarriage of justice that became a national controversy.
Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, Biography, History
The story of Hannah Senesh, a Hungarian poet who was captured by the Nazis, while trying to rescue Jews in WWII.
Votes: 116 | Gross: $0.02M
54. The Man Who Came to Dinner (2000 TV Movie)
176 min | Comedy, Drama
Broadcast of a live performance of the Roundabout Theater Company's 2000 New York revival of the classic Kaufman-Hart comedy, about a famous (and famously acid-tongued) theater critic who ... See full summary »
55. The Jazz Loft According to W. Eugene Smith (2016)
87 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Art, obsession and anxiety permeate a dilapidated Manhattan loft building in Mid-century: The first movie to use photographer W. Eugene Smith's massive, fly-on-the-wall archive of photos ... See full summary »
59. My Italian Secret: The Forgotten Heroes (2014)
92 min | Documentary, History, Sport
Why would someone risk their own skin, and their family, to do the right thing and protect the life of another human being?
Dont Talk About It introduces four characters whose personal ... See full synopsis »
62. Coma (I) (2007)
PG | 102 min | Documentary, Reality-TV
Al'Khan, Roxanne, Sean, and Tom have each emerged from their Traumatic Brain Injury comas, but just how conscious are they, and will they get better?
PG-13 | 91 min | Documentary, Biography
A look at the life and work of the great theatre, radio and film artist.
Votes: 667 | Gross: $0.02M
65. What Is Cinema? (2013)
Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, History
Amidst a constant stream of hundreds of film clips, dozens of filmmakers voice their opinions on the titular question while primarily looking beyond the Hollywood mainstream to independent, experimental, documentary and avant-garde films.
67. The Alzheimer's Project (2009– )
TV-PG | Documentary
Alzheimer's disease is an irreversible brain disorder that destroys a person's memory and thinking skills. It is a disease that affects millions of Americans. This four-part documentary ... See full summary »
68. Ghosts of Abu Ghraib (2007)
TV-MA | 78 min | Documentary, History, War
An examination of the prisoner abuse scandal involving U.S. soldiers and detainees at Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison in the fall of 2003.
69. Hard Choices (1985)
Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama
A teenaged boy goes for a ride with his brother and the brother's friends, who proceed to rob a store and murder the clerk. They are caught and, despite the young boy's protestations, he is... See full summary »
71. Brett Killed Mom: A Sister's Diary (1996 TV Movie)
50 min | Documentary
This is a documentary made by the sister of a boy who killed his mother. Their mother quite possibly suffered from undiagnosed OCD. She simply could not tolerate anything less than absolute... See full summary »
88 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Traces the Beats from Allen Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac's meeting in 1944 at Columbia University to the deaths of Ginsberg and William S. Burroughs in 1997. Three actors provide dramatic ... See full summary »
Votes: 700 | Gross: $0.36M
73. Cradle of Champions (2018)
100 min | Documentary | Completed
Three young people battle to change their lives through a three-month odyssey of the New York Daily News Golden Gloves-the biggest and oldest amateur boxing tournament in the world.
74. Fallen Champ: The Untold Story of Mike Tyson (1993 TV Movie)
93 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
Filmmaker Barbara Kopple profiles the life and career of former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson and the surrounding events that led to his 1992 6 year prison conviction.
81 min | Documentary
A unique documentary about troops' experiences in Iraq and Afghanistan, based on writings by soldiers, Marines, and air men. Some writings were published in the New Yorker in summer 2006. A... See full summary »
76. Sing Your Song (2011)
Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Most people know the lasting legacy of Harry Belafonte, the entertainer. This film unearths his significant contribution to and his leadership in the civil rights movement in America and to social justice globally.
Votes: 393 | Gross: $0.05M
79. The 10 Million Dollar Getaway (1991 TV Movie)
93 min | Thriller
Jimmy and his mates have stolen 10 million dollars from the Lufthansa office in New York. The FBI has got no idea of the bandits until Theresa, the girlfriend of Burke, gives them a hint. ... See full summary »
80. Pete Seeger: The Power of Song (2007)
PG | 93 min | Documentary, Music
Interviews, archival footage and home movies are used to illustrate a social history of folk artist and activist Pete Seeger.
Votes: 414 | Gross: $0.18M
81. The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg (1998)
PG | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
The life and career of Hank Greenberg, the first major Jewish baseball star in the Major Leagues.
Votes: 728 | Gross: $1.70M
83. Ten Days That Unexpectedly Changed America (2006)
441 min | Documentary, History
Ten acclaimed documentary filmmakers offer a fresh, compelling look at 10 pivotal moments in American history and their often unforeseen repercussions.
84. The Good Policeman (1991)
110 min | Drama
Isaac Seidel is a highly unconventional New York police-commissioner. He is well-abled in dealing with trouble at the headquarter, the maffia and situations in the streets. His loyalty to ... See full summary »
86. The Question of God: Sigmund Freud & C.S. Lewis (2004 TV Movie)
225 min | Documentary, Drama
The Question of God: C.S. Lewis & Sigmund Freud is a four-hour series for public television that explores the fundamental philosophical and spiritual questions that face us every day. The ... See full summary »
89. Icebound (2012)
89 min | Documentary
Documentary recalling events of January 28, 1925, when dog sleds played a significant role in transporting a diphtheria antitoxin to Nome, Alaska, following an outbreak in the town. The ... See full synopsis »
91. Lafayette: The Lost Hero (2010 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 53 min | Documentary
No one in recorded history has suffered a fate quite like Lafayette. Once, the most famous man in the world; today, few people know who he was or what he accomplished. It is time to re-evaluate his crucial role in America's independence.
92. George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey (1984)
110 min | Documentary, Biography
Biography of director George Stevens by his son. It includes clips from many of his films with commentary by the actors and by directors such as Frank Capra, John Huston and Alan Pakula, ... See full summary »
92 min | Documentary, History
The history of Hollywood's handling of the Nazis and its later depiction of the Holocaust they perpetrated.
Votes: 587 | Gross: $0.02M
97. Dancemaker (1998)
98 min | Documentary
A look at Paul Taylor (1930- ) and his dance company over several months in 1997. Preparation of Taylor's piece, "Piazzolla Caldera," from conception and rehearsals to opening night at City... See full summary »
Votes: 109 | Gross: $0.24M
98. Thank You, Mr. President: Helen Thomas at the White House (2008 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 47 min | Documentary, Biography
Journalist Helen Thomas has covered nine presidents and her venerable career has earned her the moniker 'The First Lady of the Press.' Directed by award-winning filmmaker Rory Kennedy, this... See full summary »
100. The Last Songwriter (2016)
52 min | Documentary, Music
In an age when songwriters are paid less than a thousandth of a penny for every streamed song, forcing up to 80% to leave the profession, THE LAST SONGWRITER asks - "In the future, who will... See full summary »
Director: Mark Barger Elliott