Most Popular Titles With Frank J. Urioste


1. Tombstone (1993)

R | 130 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.8
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A successful lawman's plans to retire anonymously in Tombstone, Arizona, are disrupted by the kind of outlaws he was famous for eliminating.

Directors: George P. Cosmatos, Kevin Jarre | Stars: Kurt Russell, Val Kilmer, Sam Elliott, Bill Paxton

Votes: 103,121 | Gross: $56.51M

2. Total Recall (1990)

R | 113 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.5
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57 Metascore

When a man goes for virtual vacation memories of the planet Mars, an unexpected and harrowing series of events forces him to go to the planet for real - or does he?

Director: Paul Verhoeven | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sharon Stone, Michael Ironside, Rachel Ticotin

Votes: 255,689 | Gross: $119.41M

3. Die Hard (1988)

R | 131 min | Action, Thriller

8.2
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70 Metascore

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.

Director: John McTiernan | Stars: Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia, Reginald VelJohnson

Votes: 642,344 | Gross: $81.35M

4. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

G | 149 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.3
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86 Metascore

Humanity finds a mysterious, obviously artificial object buried beneath the Lunar surface and, with the intelligent computer H.A.L. 9000, sets off on a quest.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester, Daniel Richter

Votes: 469,836 | Gross: $56.72M

5. Basic Instinct (1992)

R | 127 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.9
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41 Metascore

A violent, suspended police detective investigates a brutal murder, in which a manipulative and seductive woman could be involved.

Director: Paul Verhoeven | Stars: Michael Douglas, Sharon Stone, George Dzundza, Jeanne Tripplehorn

Votes: 142,957 | Gross: $117.73M

6. Road House (1989)

R | 114 min | Action, Thriller

6.5
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36 Metascore

A tough bouncer is hired to tame a dirty bar.

Director: Rowdy Herrington | Stars: Patrick Swayze, Kelly Lynch, Sam Elliott, Ben Gazzara

Votes: 47,034 | Gross: $30.05M

7. RoboCop (1987)

R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

7.5
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67 Metascore

In a dystopic and crime-ridden Detroit, a terminally wounded cop returns to the force as a powerful cyborg haunted by submerged memories.

Director: Paul Verhoeven | Stars: Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, Dan O'Herlihy, Ronny Cox

Votes: 194,841 | Gross: $53.42M

8. Deep Blue Sea (1999)

R | 105 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.8
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54 Metascore

Searching for a cure to Alzheimer's disease, a group of scientists on an isolated research facility become the bait, as a trio of intelligent sharks fight back.

Director: Renny Harlin | Stars: Thomas Jane, Saffron Burrows, Samuel L. Jackson, Jacqueline McKenzie

Votes: 104,802 | Gross: $73.65M

9. Last Action Hero (1993)

PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.3
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44 Metascore

With the help of a magic ticket, a young film fan is transported into the fictional world of his favorite action film character.

Director: John McTiernan | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, F. Murray Abraham, Art Carney, Charles Dance

Votes: 113,648 | Gross: $50.02M

10. The Thing (I) (2011)

R | 103 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.2
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49 Metascore

At an Antarctica research site, the discovery of an alien craft leads to a confrontation between graduate student Kate Lloyd and scientist Dr. Sander Halvorson.

Director: Matthijs van Heijningen Jr. | Stars: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Joel Edgerton, Ulrich Thomsen, Eric Christian Olsen

Votes: 101,681 | Gross: $16.91M

11. Cliffhanger (1993)

R | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.4
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60 Metascore

A botched mid-air heist results in suitcases full of cash being searched for by various groups throughout the Rocky Mountains.

Director: Renny Harlin | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, John Lithgow, Michael Rooker, Janine Turner

Votes: 102,231 | Gross: $84.05M

12. Spinout (1966)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.8
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Band singer/race driver Mike McCoy must choose between marrying a beautiful rich girl and driving her father's car in a prestigious race.

Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Elvis Presley, Shelley Fabares, Diane McBain, Dodie Marshall

Votes: 1,398

13. Conan the Destroyer (1984)

PG | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

5.9
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Conan leads a ragtag group of adventurers on a quest for a princess.

Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Grace Jones, Olivia d'Abo, Wilt Chamberlain

Votes: 65,675 | Gross: $26.40M

14. Breakdown (I) (1997)

R | 93 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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73 Metascore

A man searches for his missing wife after his car breaks down in the middle of the desert.

Director: Jonathan Mostow | Stars: Kurt Russell, J.T. Walsh, Kathleen Quinlan, M.C. Gainey

Votes: 40,665 | Gross: $50.13M

15. Executive Decision (1996)

R | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.4
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When terrorists seize control of an airliner, an intelligence analyst accompanies a commando unit for a midair boarding operation.

Director: Stuart Baird | Stars: Kurt Russell, Halle Berry, Steven Seagal, John Leguizamo

Votes: 43,142 | Gross: $68.75M

16. Red Sonja (1985)

PG-13 | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

5.0
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A vengeful woman sets out to retrieve a magic orb from an evil queen whom she vows vengeance upon after the evil queen slain her family and her loyal warriors raped her.

Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Brigitte Nielsen, Sandahl Bergman, Paul L. Smith

Votes: 32,338

17. Cutthroat Island (1995)

PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.6
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A female pirate and her companion race against their rivals to find a hidden island that contains a fabulous treasure.

Director: Renny Harlin | Stars: Geena Davis, Matthew Modine, Frank Langella, Maury Chaykin

Votes: 22,386 | Gross: $11.00M

18. The Hitcher (1986)

R | 97 min | Thriller

7.3
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A young man who escaped the clutches of a murderous hitch-hiker is subsequently stalked by the hitcher and framed for his crimes.

Director: Robert Harmon | Stars: Rutger Hauer, C. Thomas Howell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jeffrey DeMunn

Votes: 35,963 | Gross: $5.84M

19. Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)

R | 127 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.6
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37 Metascore

With personal crises and age weighing in on them, LAPD officers Riggs and Murtaugh must contend with deadly Chinese triads that are trying to free their former leaders out of prison and onto American soil.

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci, Rene Russo

Votes: 134,397 | Gross: $129.73M

20. Conspiracy Theory (1997)

R | 135 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

6.7
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49 Metascore

A man obsessed with conspiracy theories becomes a target after one of his theories turns out to be true. Unfortunately, in order to save himself, he has to figure out which theory it is.

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Mel Gibson, Julia Roberts, Patrick Stewart, Cylk Cozart

Votes: 80,994 | Gross: $76.08M

21. Hoosiers (1986)

PG | 114 min | Drama, Sport

7.6
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76 Metascore

A coach with a checkered past and a local drunk train a small town high school basketball team to become a top contender for the championship.

Director: David Anspaugh | Stars: Gene Hackman, Barbara Hershey, Dennis Hopper, Sheb Wooley

Votes: 36,448 | Gross: $28.61M

22. The Entity (1982)

R | 125 min | Biography, Drama, Horror

6.6
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Supposedly based partially on a true story, a woman is tormented and sexually molested by an invisible demon.

Director: Sidney J. Furie | Stars: Barbara Hershey, Ron Silver, David Labiosa, George Coe

Votes: 11,916

23. Mr. Majestyk (1974)

PG | 103 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.8
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55 Metascore

A melon farmer battles organized crime and a hit man who wants to kill him.

Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Charles Bronson, Linda Cristal, Al Lettieri, Lee Purcell

Votes: 5,756

24. Midway (1976)

PG | 132 min | Action, Drama, History

6.8
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A dramatization of the battle that was widely heralded as a turning point of the Pacific Theatre of World War II.

Director: Jack Smight | Stars: Charlton Heston, Henry Fonda, James Coburn, Glenn Ford

Votes: 14,456

25. Amityville 3-D (1983)

PG | 105 min | Horror

4.0
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A reporter moves into the ominous Long Island house to debunk it of the recent supernatural events and becomes besieged by the evil manifestations which are connected to a hell-spawn demon lurking in the basement.

Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Tony Roberts, Tess Harper, Robert Joy, Candy Clark

Votes: 4,497

26. The Jazz Singer (1980)

PG | 115 min | Drama, Music, Romance

5.8
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The son of a Jewish Cantor must defy the traditions of his religious father in order to pursue his dream of being a popular singer.

Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Neil Diamond, Lucie Arnaz, Catlin Adams

Votes: 3,123 | Gross: $27.12M

27. Damnation Alley (1977)

PG | 91 min | Sci-Fi

5.2
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In a post-apocalyptic world, a group of survivors travel and find other settlements in huge custom designed all terrain vehicles.

Director: Jack Smight | Stars: Jan-Michael Vincent, George Peppard, Dominique Sanda, Paul Winfield

Votes: 3,944

28. Terminal Velocity (1994)

PG-13 | 102 min | Action, Comedy, Mystery

5.4
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A maverick skydiver and a former KGB agent team up to stop the Russian mafia from stealing gold.

Director: Deran Sarafian | Stars: Charlie Sheen, Nastassja Kinski, James Gandolfini, Christopher McDonald

Votes: 11,293 | Gross: $16.48M

29. The Boys in Company C (1978)

R | 125 min | Drama, War

7.0
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In 1967, five young men undergo boot camp training before being shipped out to Vietnam. Once they get there, the experience proves worse than they could have imagined.

Director: Sidney J. Furie | Stars: Stan Shaw, Andrew Stevens, James Canning, Michael Lembeck

Votes: 2,360

30. What Ever Happened to Aunt Alice? (1969)

M | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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As Aunt Alice, Ruth Gordon applies for the job of housekeeper in the Tucson, Arizona home of widow Claire Marrable in order to find out what happened to a missing widowed friend, Edna ... See full summary »

Directors: Lee H. Katzin, Bernard Girard | Stars: Geraldine Page, Ruth Gordon, Rosemary Forsyth, Robert Fuller

Votes: 1,516

31. National Velvet (1960– )

30 min | Adventure, Drama

8.7
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Velvet Brown lives on a dairy farm with her parents Martha and Herbert, an ex-jockey, Mi Taylor, her brother Donald and her sister Edwina. Teddy is Edwina's boyfriend. Velvet owns a ... See full summary »

Stars: Lori Martin, Ann Doran, James McCallion, Arthur Space

Votes: 76

32. The Killing of Sister George (1968)

R | 138 min | Drama

7.1
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George lives with her lover, Childie and plays a cheerful district nurse in a BBC soap opera. However, her character is to be killed off, and George realises that the only other job she can... See full summary »

Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Beryl Reid, Susannah York, Coral Browne, Ronald Fraser

Votes: 1,669

33. The Spikes Gang (1974)

PG | 96 min | Drama, Western

6.4
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Three farm boys in the Old West help a wounded bank robber, who teaches him the trade.

Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Lee Marvin, Gary Grimes, Ron Howard, Charles Martin Smith

Votes: 899

34. Loving Couples (1980)

PG | 97 min | Comedy

5.2
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Wife is cheating her husband and the husband is cheating her back with her lover's girlfriend. The two cheating couples decide to go to a resort but they unintentionally pick the same one. Hilarity ensues.

Director: Jack Smight | Stars: Shirley MacLaine, James Coburn, Susan Sarandon, Stephen Collins

Votes: 269

35. Fast Break (1979)

PG | 107 min | Comedy, Sport

6.0
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David Greene is a New York basketball enthusiast, who wants to coach. He is then offered the coaching job at a small Nevada college. He brings along some players, who are a bit odd but good... See full summary »

Director: Jack Smight | Stars: Gabe Kaplan, Harold Sylvester, Michael Warren, Bernard King

Votes: 569

36. Get to Know Your Rabbit (1972)

R | 91 min | Comedy

5.5
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A young businessman goes to a magic expert to learn hardness and skill with his cynical and greedy collaborators. He becomes a very good tap dancer, but will he be able to get free of his old boss?

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Tom Smothers, John Astin, Susanne Zenor, Samantha Jones

Votes: 479

37. The Grissom Gang (1971)

R | 128 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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Set in the Depression, a gang of half-witted small-time hoods led by Slim Grissom kidnap heiress Barbara Blandish and Slim proceeds to fall in love with her. Remake of the 1948 British film... See full summary »

Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Kim Darby, Scott Wilson, Tony Musante, Robert Lansing

Votes: 905

38. Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry (1978 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama

5.5
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With the land to hold them together, nothing can tear the Logans apart. Why is the land so important to Cassie's family? It takes the events of one turbulent year- the year of the night ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Smight | Stars: Claudia McNeil, Janet MacLachlan, Robert Christian, Larry B. Scott

Votes: 247

39. The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing (2004)

98 min | Documentary

7.8
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Documentary about the art of film editing. Clips are shown from many groundbreaking films with innovative editing styles.

Director: Wendy Apple | Stars: Kathy Bates, Zach Staenberg, Jodie Foster, Michael Tronick

Votes: 2,108

40. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1979 TV Movie)

96 min | Biography, Drama

7.2
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Based on writer Maya Angelou's childhood, this story is about a young girl in the South who is sent to live with her grandmother after her parents divorce.

Director: Fielder Cook | Stars: Paul Benjamin, Diahann Carroll, Ruby Dee, Roger E. Mosley

Votes: 201

41. Trenchcoat (1983)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Mystery, Thriller

5.2
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An aspiring mystery writer becomes accidently embroiled in an international plot during a two-week stay in Malta.

Director: Michael Tuchner | Stars: Margot Kidder, Robert Hays, David Suchet, Gila von Weitershausen

Votes: 391

42. The Hoax (1972)

PG | 85 min | Comedy

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Two scheming ne'er-do-wells find a lost nuclear weapon in the ocean near Los Angeles. They decide to light-heartedly try and blackmail the city by asking for money from each citizen. This arouses the attention of the local authorities.

Director: Robert Anderson | Stars: Bill Ewing, Frank Bonner, Jacques Aubuchon, Sharon DeBord

Votes: 22

43. Blonde Poison: The Making of 'Basic Instinct' (2001 Video)

30 min | Documentary, Short

5.5
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A look behind the scenes at one of the more controversial thillers of the 90's, and the one that made Sharon Stone a top-name star. Includes interviews with Stone and footage of some of the... See full summary »

Director: Jeffrey Schwarz | Stars: Frank J. Urioste, Paul Verhoeven, Alan Marshall, Gary Goldman

Votes: 149

44. Sensurround: The Sounds of Midway (2001 Video)

Not Rated | 4 min | Documentary, Short

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A look at the use of the Sensurround audio system in the film Midway (1976).

Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Walter Mirisch, Jack Smight, Frank J. Urioste, John Williams

45. Stallone on the Edge: The Making of Cliffhanger (1993 TV Short)

20 min | Documentary, Short

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Directors: Michael Meadows, John Pattyson | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Janine Turner, John Lithgow, Renny Harlin

Votes: 20

46. The Making of 'Midway' (2001 Video)

39 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Edward Albert, Geneviève Bujold, James Coburn, Dabney Coleman

Votes: 16

47. I Thought You'd Be Bigger: The Making of 'Road House' (2016 Video)

65 min | Documentary

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Stars: Dean Cundey, John Doe, Rowdy Herrington, Kelly Lynch

48. Imagining 'Total Recall' (2001 Video)

30 min | Documentary, Short, Sci-Fi

5.9
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Director: Jeffrey Schwarz | Stars: Ronald Shusett, Gary Goldman, Paul Verhoeven, Arnold Schwarzenegger

Votes: 135

49. Wrong Guy, Wrong Place, Wrong Time: A Look Back at 'Die Hard' (2007 Video)

40 min | Short

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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 »

Stars: William Atherton, Hart Bochner, Jan de Bont, Jackson De Govia

50. National Velvet (1960– )
Episode: Edwina's Escapade (1960)

30 min | Adventure, Drama

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Velvet sister Edwina has an army-bound boyfriend who she's sneaking out of the house to have a last visit with him.

Director: Foster H. Phinney | Stars: Lori Martin, Ann Doran, James McCallion, Arthur Space

51. National Velvet (1960– )
Episode: The Drought (1960)

30 min | Adventure, Drama

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A drought causes the well to go dry, then the water well pump stops working from no rain. Velvet even offers to sell King.

Director: Anton Leader | Stars: Lori Martin, Ann Doran, James McCallion, Arthur Space