Most Popular Titles With Josef Sommer
1. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
This show introduces the Special Victims Unit, a specially trained squad of detectives in the NYPD who investigate sexually related crimes.
5. 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: 151,903 | Gross: $132.09M
6. Ally McBeal (1997–2002)
TV-PG | 45 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Ally McBeal and Billy Thomas were going steady throughout their childhoods. Ally even followed Billy to Harvard law school despite having no interest in law. But when Billy chose to pursue ... See full summary »
7. Witness (1985)
R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A young Amish boy is sole witness to a murder; policeman John Book goes into hiding in Amish country to protect him until the trial.
Votes: 71,371 | Gross: $68.71M
8. The Other Guys (2010)
PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Two mismatched New York City detectives seize an opportunity to step up like the city's top cops whom they idolize -- only things don't quite go as planned.
Votes: 203,704 | Gross: $119.22M
9. X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)
PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
An all-out war looms when the discovery of a cure for mutations draws a line between the followers of Charles Xavier and those of Magneto.
Votes: 414,734 | Gross: $234.36M
11. Dirty Harry (1971)
R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
When a mad man calling himself 'the Scorpio Killer' menaces the city, tough as nails San Francisco Police Inspector Harry Callahan is assigned to track down and ferret out the crazed psychopath.
14. Sophie's Choice (1982)
R | 150 min | Drama, Romance
After spending time with his new neighbors, an aspiring writer realizes they are harboring deep secrets that will forever change him.
Votes: 32,250 | Gross: $30.04M
15. The Sum of All Fears (2002)
PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
CIA analyst Jack Ryan must stop the plans of a Neo Nazis faction that threatens to induce a catastrophic conflict between the United States and Russia's newly elected president by detonating a nuclear weapon at a football game in Baltimore.
Votes: 90,898 | Gross: $118.91M
16. Patch Adams (1998)
PG-13 | 115 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
The true story of a heroic man, Hunter Patch Adams, determined to become a medical doctor because he enjoys helping people. He ventured where no doctor had ventured before, using humour and pathos.
Votes: 86,619 | Gross: $135.03M
17. Shaft (2000)
R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
New York City police detective John Shaft (nephew of the original 1970s detective) goes on a personal mission to make sure the son of a real estate tycoon is brought to justice after a racially-motivated murder.
Votes: 61,428 | Gross: $70.33M
18. The Family Man (2000)
PG-13 | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A fast-lane investment broker, offered the opportunity to see how the other half lives, wakes up to find that his sports car and girlfriend have become a mini-van and wife.
Votes: 90,517 | Gross: $75.79M
20. The Invasion (I) (2007)
PG-13 | 99 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
As a Washington psychiatrist unearths the origin of an alien epidemic, she also discovers her son might be the only way it can be stopped.
Votes: 67,837 | Gross: $15.07M
23. Early Edition (1996–2000)
TV-PG | 41 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
His name is Gary Hobson. He gets tomorrow's newspaper today. He doesn't know how. He doesn't know why. All he knows is when the early edition hits his doorstep, he has twenty-four hours to set things right.
24. The Stepford Wives (1975)
PG | 115 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Joanna Eberhart has come to the quaint little town of Stepford, Connecticut with her family, but soon discovers there lies a sinister truth in the all too perfect behavior of the female residents.
25. Silkwood (1983)
R | 131 min | Biography, Drama, History
A worker at a plutonium processing plant is purposefully contaminated, psychologically tortured and possibly murdered to prevent her from exposing worker safety violations at the plant.
Votes: 15,153 | Gross: $35.62M
26. Malice (1993)
R | 107 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
A tale about a happily married couple who would like to have children. Tracy teaches art, Andy's a college dean. Things are never the same after she is taken to hospital and operated upon by Jed, a "know all" doctor.
Votes: 19,377 | Gross: $46.04M
27. Stop-Loss (2008)
R | 112 min | Drama, War
A veteran soldier returns from his completed tour of duty in Iraq, only to find his life turned upside down when he is arbitrarily ordered to return to field duty by the Army.
Votes: 18,386 | Gross: $10.91M
28. Reds (1981)
PG | 195 min | Biography, Drama, History
A radical American journalist becomes involved with the Communist revolution in Russia and hopes to bring its spirit and idealism to the United States.
Votes: 17,490 | Gross: $40.38M
30. Bulworth (1998)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A suicidally disillusioned liberal politician puts a contract out on himself and takes the opportunity to be bluntly honest with his voters by affecting the rhythms and speech of hip-hop music and culture.
Votes: 22,878 | Gross: $26.53M
31. Providence (1999–2002)
60 min | Drama, Romance
Successful Hollywood plastic surgeon Sydney Hansen returns home to Providence, Rhode Island to try to keep her dysfunctional family together with the help of her mother's friendly ghost. She also finds work with the local free clinic.
32. Chances Are (1989)
PG | 108 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
A reincarnated man unknowingly falls in love with his own daughter from his previous life. Once he realizes this, he tries to end their relationship before angels erase his memory.
Votes: 9,093 | Gross: $16.28M
35. The Doctors (1963–1982)
30 min | Drama, Romance
Dr. Matt Powers is head of Hope Memorial Hospital in the town of Madison, concerning himself with the staff and patients with their attending dramas. He is primarily supported by his wife ... See full summary »
37. Absence of Malice (1981)
PG | 116 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
When a prosecutor leaks a false story that a liquor warehouse owner is involved in the murder of a union head, the man's life begins to unravel.
Votes: 9,896 | Gross: $40.72M
38. Shadows and Fog (1991)
PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy
With a serial strangler on the loose, a bookkeeper wanders around town searching for the vigilante group intent on catching the killer.
Votes: 14,000 | Gross: $2.74M
39. Screen Two (1985–2002)
Producer Kenith Trodd was part of a 1984 team brought together to study how the BBC should respond to Channel Four's pioneering efforts in making films for both television and theatrical ... See full summary »
40. Iceman (1984)
PG | 100 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
A prehistoric Neanderthal man found frozen in ice is revived by an arctic exploration team, who then attempt to use him for their own scientific means.
Votes: 4,359 | Gross: $7.34M
42. The Next Best Thing (2000)
PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Abbie, tired of failed relationships, has a one-night-stand with her gay friend; they agree to raise the resulting baby together.
Votes: 9,704 | Gross: $14.99M
45. The Proposition (1998)
R | 110 min | Drama, Romance
Father Michael McKinnon goes from the UK to Boston circa 1935. For unknown reasons, he avoids at all costs the most prominent parishioners, Arthur and Eleanor Barret. Meanwhile Eleanor and ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,880 | Gross: $0.12M
46. Sparkling Cyanide (1983 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 100 min | Mystery, Thriller
Rosemary Barton, the beautiful wife of a top attorney, dies during their anniversary party at an exclusive restaurant. Later a suicide note is found along with traces of cyanide in her drink, but murder cannot be ruled out.
47. The Enemy Within (1994 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 86 min | Drama, Thriller
Colonel Casey discovers what appears to be plans by General Lloyd to use fake military excercises to assist Jack Giddings in his plans to remove President Foster from office. Colonel Casey,... See full summary »
48. Independence Day (1983)
R | 110 min | Drama, Romance
Mary Ann Taylor loves the comforts of her hometown in Mercury, Texas. She has a steady job as a waitress in her father's diner, yet she can't help but feel unfulfilled by a life of pouring ... See full summary »
Votes: 392 | Gross: $0.15M
50. Oliver's Story (1978)
PG | 91 min | Drama, Romance
In this sequel to Love Story (1970), grieving Oliver is being pressured by his in-laws to move on and take part in the family business. He meets a pretty heiress and they start dating, but memories of Jennie come rushing back.
52. The Front (1976)
PG | 95 min | Comedy, Drama
In 1953, a cashier poses as a writer for blacklisted talents to submit their work through, but the injustice around him pushes him to take a stand.
53. Hanky Panky (1982)
PG | 110 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Completely innocent man, Michael Jordon, is drawn into a web of government secrets when a girl carrying a mysterious package gets into a taxi with him. When she's later murdered, Michael becomes the chief suspect and goes on the run.
Votes: 1,835 | Gross: $9.82M
54. Bionic Showdown: The Six Million Dollar Man and the Bionic Woman (1989 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 96 min | Action, Sci-Fi
The Bionic Woman and the Six-Million-Dollar Man reunite--with a few younger bionic assistants--and try to catch a bionic spy.
55. Don't Drink the Water (1994 TV Movie)
PG | 100 min | Comedy
Somewhere behind the early 1960s cold-war iron curtain, the Hollander family cause an international spying incident when Walter photographs a sunset in a sensitive region. In order to stay ... See full summary »
56. Bloodhounds of Broadway (1989)
PG | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
This musical is based on four short stories by Damon Runyon. In one tale, gambler Feet Samuels sells his body to science just as he realizes that Hortense loves him and that he would rather... See full summary »
Votes: 1,015 | Gross: $0.04M
57. Moonlight and Valentino (1995)
R | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A young widow still grieving over the death of her husband finds herself being comforted by a local housepainter.
Votes: 3,083 | Gross: $2.49M
59. Citizen Cohn (1992 TV Movie)
R | 111 min | Drama
As lawyer and power broker Roy Cohn lies dying of AIDS in a private hospital room, ghosts from his past visit him as he reflects on his life and loves.
60. The Scarlet Letter (1979– )
60 min | Drama
In the 17th century Massachusetts, a married women, whose husband is missing, has a child with the local pastor. The puritanical residents of her town condemn her to carry the Scarlet Letter of shame. Then the husband shows up.
61. The Elephant King (2006)
R | 92 min | Drama, Romance
The story of two brothers who lead totally different lives. Jake Hunt enjoys life to the fullest in Thailand, while his shy brother Oliver deals with his own depressions back home in the ... See full summary »
Votes: 451 | Gross: $0.02M
62. Hostages (1992 TV Movie)
96 min | Drama
Fictionalized account of British, Irish, and American hostages taken in Lebanon in late 1980's. Dark and brutal story of Terry Anderson and his fellow hostages and how their families held ... See full summary »
63. Mistrial (1996 TV Movie)
R | 89 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A community activist charged with the of killing two cops, one of them his ex-wife, is found not guilty due to lack of evidence. The arresting detective takes the judge, jury, and defendant... See full summary »
64. The Execution of Raymond Graham (1985 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 96 min | Crime, Drama
It's 9:00 p.m. In only two hours, the life of convicted killer Raymond Graham (Jeff Fahey, Wyatt Earp) will end by lethal injection in the prison's deathchamber. With chilling realism, this... See full summary »
65. Hide in Plain Sight (1980)
PG | 92 min | Drama
This was based on a true story. About a man (Caan) who discovers that his ex-wife has disappeared along with their children. It seems that her new boyfriend works for some criminals. After ... See full summary »
66. A Woman Named Jackie (1991– )
PG | 246 min | Biography, Drama
This starts when Jackie Kennedy was working after college; and spans her life through the Presidency of John F. Kennedy and her marriage to Aristotle Onassis after the assassination of President Kennedy.
67. The Adams Chronicles (1976– )
50 min | Drama, History
Ambitious multipart PBS production that brings to life five generations of one of America's leading political and historical families. It traces their lives from John Adams early years as a... See full summary »
68. An American Story (1992 TV Movie)
PG | 94 min | Drama
World War II has ended and many soldiers return to their houses and families. But three of them find themselves with big problems when they arrive at their home village.
69. Hidden in America (1996 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 93 min | Drama
Story of a man Bill Januson whose pride in being the head of his family won't let him accept help from his sick daughters doctor. He has to prove to his kids that even with the death of his... See full summary »
70. Dracula's Widow (1988)
R | 86 min | Horror, Thriller
The young owner of a waxworks in Hollywood receives five instead of six ordered chests with Romanian antiques. He does not know that Vanessa, widow of Count Dracula, sleeps in the sixth ... See full summary »
71. The Kennedys of Massachusetts (1990– )
278 min | Drama
This sweeping mini-series profiling the Kennedy family ran three nights. The film chronicles 55 years in the lives of the family opening in 1906 with the marriage of Joseph P. Kennedy, a ... See full summary »
72. Man on a Swing (1974)
PG | 110 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
A small-town police chief investigating a murder is offered help by a self-described psychic. However, when the chief discovers that the "psychic" is in possession of information known only... See full summary »
75. Assault at West Point: The Court-Martial of Johnson Whittaker (1994 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Thriller
The story of Johnson Whittaker, one of the first African-American cadets admitted to West Point. Tied down and beaten by his fellow cadets, Whittaker was court-martialed on the grounds that... See full summary »
77. Under Cover (1991– )
60 min | Drama, Thriller
Short lived (six weeks) show about a husband-and-wife team of spies working for the National Intelligence Agency. The stories revolved around Dylan and Kate and their personal lives in ... See full summary »
78. Forced March (1989)
Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, History, War
Ben Kline is a successful television actor looking for a meaningful role to make him a movie star. When he sets out to play a hero who died in the Holocaust, he is forced to face the ... See full summary »
80. Bridge to Silence (1989 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Romance
John and Peg are both deaf and they have a six year old daughter, Lisa. On their way to Peg's parents they have a car accident and John is killed. Peg has a nervous breakdown and Peg's ... See full summary »
85. I Had Three Wives (1985– )
60 min | Comedy, Drama
Jackson Beaudine is a private investigator, who has been married three times; to Mary, a lawyer, Liz, a reporter, and Samantha, an actress. And somehow, they all get along, and occasionally... See full summary »
88. The Betty Ford Story (1987 TV Movie)
96 min | Biography, Drama
Based on the life of the former first lady, this film depicts the ups and downs of Betty Ford, the wife of President Gerald Ford. While Betty seems to ease into her prominent role in the ... See full summary »
89. Kansas (1995 TV Movie)
93 min | Drama
When a single mother and high-powered Chicago ad executive returns to her home town in Kansas to care for her ailing father, she rediscovers the joys and hardships of farm life.
90. Letter to My Killer (1995 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 91 min | Thriller
A letter is found by a demolition worker that reveals a cover up and a murder that is over 30 years old. The victim is the author of the letter that also contains evidence that leads to the... See full summary »
35 min | Short
An authentic, chilling account of the 1692 witch-hunting trials. The sensuality of the West Indies. Hypnotic stories of a Barbados slave. References to magic and the Devil. A few young, ... See full summary »