Highest Rated Titles With John Beal
2. The Matrix (1999)
R | 136 min | Action, Sci-Fi
A computer hacker learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against its controllers.
Votes: 1,351,416 | Gross: $171.48M
3. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
PG | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a Wookiee, and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire's world-destroying battle-station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the evil Darth Vader.
Votes: 1,009,645 | Gross: $322.74M
4. Zork: Grand Inquisitor (1997 Video Game)
Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
The player is "AFGNCAAP", a salesperson for the Frobozz Electric Company sent to the underground kingdom of Zork that's currently under the tyrannical rule of Grand Inquisitor, Mir Yannick, who has banned all magic.
5. The Green Mile (1999)
R | 189 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy
The lives of guards on Death Row are affected by one of their charges: a black man accused of child murder and rape, yet who has a mysterious gift.
Votes: 889,382 | Gross: $136.80M
6. Monsters, Inc. (2001)
G | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
In order to power the city, monsters have to scare children so that they scream. However, the children are toxic to the monsters, and after a child gets through, 2 monsters realize things may not be what they think.
Votes: 658,201 | Gross: $289.92M
7. The MacKenzies of Paradise Cove (1979– )
60 min | Drama
Bachelor Cuda, curmudgeonly in nature, likes his life in Hawaii. But five orphans need a guardian to stay together and convince Cuda to pose as their uncle. The kids devote their energy to ... See full summary »
8. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
PG | 76 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
Jack Skellington, king of Halloween Town, discovers Christmas Town, but his attempts to bring Christmas to his home cause confusion.
Votes: 245,641 | Gross: $75.08M
9. Aladdin (1992)
G | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
When a street urchin vies for the love of a beautiful princess, he uses a genie's magic power to make himself off as a prince in order to marry her.
Votes: 289,564 | Gross: $217.35M
12. Lights, Camera, Annie! (1982 TV Movie)
An in-depth look into the making of the film Annie (1982). It covers the adaptation changes from the original Broadway musical, the hiring of director John Huston, the nationwide search to ... See full summary »
15. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
PG | 142 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
It's Harry's third year at Hogwarts; not only does he have a new "Defense Against the Dark Arts" teacher, but there is also trouble brewing. Convicted murderer Sirius Black has escaped the Wizards' Prison and is coming after Harry.
Votes: 431,567 | Gross: $249.36M
16. Donnie Brasco (1997)
R | 127 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
An FBI undercover agent infiltrates the mob and finds himself identifying more with the mafia life, at the expense of his regular one.
Votes: 240,850 | Gross: $41.91M
17. Hamlet (1996)
PG-13 | 242 min | Drama
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer, his uncle. Meanwhile, war is brewing.
Votes: 32,278 | Gross: $4.41M
20. Batman Beyond: The Movie (1999 TV Movie)
TV-Y7 | 132 min | Animation, Sci-Fi, Action
Decades after the retirement of Bruce Wayne as Batman, a boy dons the identity to avenge his own father's murder.
21. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)
PG-13 | 157 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
A young wizard finds himself competing in a hazardous tournament between rival schools of magic, but he is distracted by recurring nightmares.
Votes: 433,369 | Gross: $290.01M
22. Black Hawk Down (2001)
R | 144 min | Drama, History, War
160 elite U.S. soldiers drop into Somalia to capture two top lieutenants of a renegade warlord and find themselves in a desperate battle with a large force of heavily-armed Somalis.
Votes: 315,938 | Gross: $108.64M
24. 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: 342,647 | Gross: $111.11M
25. First Blood (1982)
R | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Former Green Beret John Rambo is pursued into the mountains surrounding a small town by a tyrannical sheriff and his deputies, forcing him to survive using his combat skills.
Votes: 186,891 | Gross: $47.21M
29. The Hunt for Red October (1990)
PG | 135 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
In November 1984, the Soviet Union's best submarine captain in their newest sub violates orders and heads for the USA. Is he trying to defect or to start a war?
Votes: 153,488 | Gross: $122.01M
30. Ice Age (2002)
PG | 81 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Set during the Ice Age, a sabertooth tiger, a sloth, and a wooly mammoth find a lost human infant, and they try to return him to his tribe.
Votes: 360,586 | Gross: $176.39M
Laverne & Shirley (1976–1983)
Shotgun Wedding: Part 2
TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family
09/13/79 : After Pt. 1 on Happy Days aired that night as the conclusion to the tale of Fonzie & Richie's attempt to back out of marrying the farmer's daughters. Laverne & Shirley to the rescue.
34. Dracula (1992)
R | 128 min | Horror
The centuries old vampire Count Dracula comes to England to seduce his barrister Jonathan Harker's fiancée Mina Murray and inflict havoc in the foreign land.
Votes: 157,299 | Gross: $82.52M
36. Quiz Show (1994)
PG-13 | 133 min | Biography, Drama, History
A young lawyer, Richard Goodwin, investigates a potentially fixed game show. Charles Van Doren, a big time show winner, is under Goodwin's investigation.
Votes: 57,395 | Gross: $24.82M
38. Strawberry and Chocolate (1993)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
This Oscar nominated film is the story of two men who are opposites, one gay, the other straight, one a fierce communist, the other a fierce individualist, one suspicious, the other accepting, and how they come to love each other.
Votes: 4,587 | Gross: $2.08M
41. The Cider House Rules (1999)
PG-13 | 126 min | Drama, Romance
A compassionate young man, raised in an orphanage and trained to be a doctor there, decides to leave to see the world.
Votes: 83,594 | Gross: $57.55M
42. A Shining Season (1979 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Sport
Chronicles the Career of University of New Mexico Track Star John Baker, who later became an Elementary school teacher and Track Coach. His career was tragically cut short from Cancer ... See full summary »
43. Cultivision (Collapsing Stars) (2002)
88 min | Sci-Fi, Comedy, Fantasy
When journalist, Monica Commons, disappears while looking for a kidnapped TV star, the details show up in a leaked FBI report. This prompts a documentary filmmaker to find the truth. But ... See full summary »
Dan Tanna Is Dead
Crime, Drama, Mystery
Victor Durand once ran a bogus clinic before Dan sent him to prison. Now Durand takes revenge by stealing a toxin, infecting Dan with it, and taunting him, while Dan and his doctors frantically search for a cure to keep Dan alive.
45. Heathers (1988)
R | 103 min | Comedy
In order to get out of the snobby clique that is destroying her good-girl reputation, an intelligent teen teams up with a dark sociopath in a plot to kill the cool kids.
Votes: 67,998 | Gross: $1.11M
46. This Boy's Life (1993)
R | 115 min | Biography, Drama
The story about the relationship between a rebellious 1950s teenager and his abusive stepfather, based on the memoirs of writer and literature Professor Tobias Wolff.
Votes: 38,829 | Gross: $4.10M
49. Her Knight (2003)
29 min | Fantasy, Romance, Short
Anne has always had a dream of being rescued by a knight, living happily ever after. But such is the world of dreams, not reality . . . or so it seems.
The Lido Girls
Crime, Drama, Mystery
A trio of beauties become suspiciously good at the baccarat table. Another player at the table, Everett Mason (L.Q. Jones), wants in on their secret. As it turns out, so does aging French detective, Nicholas Rambeau (Louis Jourdan).
51. The Matrix Reloaded (2003)
R | 138 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Neo and the rebel leaders estimate that they have 72 hours until 250,000 probes discover Zion and destroy it and its inhabitants. During this, Neo must decide how he can save Trinity from a dark fate in his dreams.
Votes: 449,263 | Gross: $281.49M
52. Steel Magnolias (1989)
PG | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A young beautician, newly arrived in a small Louisiana town, finds work at the local salon, where a small group of women share a close bond of friendship and welcome her into the fold.
Votes: 37,569 | Gross: $83.76M
53. We Were Soldiers (2002)
R | 138 min | Action, Drama, History
The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War and the soldiers on both sides that fought it, while their wives wait nervously and anxiously at home for the good news or the bad news.
Votes: 112,411 | Gross: $78.12M
54. True Lies (1994)
R | 141 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller
A fearless, globe-trotting, terrorist-battling secret agent has his life turned upside down when he discovers his wife might be having an affair with a used car salesman while terrorists smuggle nuclear war heads into the United States.
Votes: 204,156 | Gross: $146.28M
55. In the Line of Fire (1993)
R | 128 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Secret Service agent Frank Horrigan couldn't save Kennedy, but he's determined not to let a clever assassin take out this president.
Votes: 79,056 | Gross: $102.31M
57. With a Friend Like Harry... (2000)
R | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Harry knew Michel in high school; they meet again by accident, Harry inserts himself in Michel's life... and things take a sinister turn.
Votes: 8,827 | Gross: $3.82M
Crime, Drama, Mystery
Roth is planning to put a hotel casino in Toronto and to help him with financing, he organizes a consortium of businessmen. But they're having a hard time on deciding who should be in ... See full summary »
62. Anastasia (1997)
G | 94 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
The last surviving child of the Russian Royal Family joins two con men to reunite with her grandmother, the Dowager Empress, while the undead Rasputin seeks her death.
Votes: 95,190 | Gross: $58.41M
64. Payback (I) (1999)
R | 100 min | Action, Crime, Drama
After a successful heist, Porter is shot by his wife and his best friend. They leave him there to die but when he recovers, he seeks revenge and wants his share of the money.
Votes: 118,406 | Gross: $81.53M
65. Life Goes On (1989–1993)
60 min | Drama
A TV-series about the life of the Thatchers, especially "Corky", that has Down syndrome but goes to ordinary school ("mainstreaming). We get into their problems and joys. Drew Thatcher's ... See full summary »
66. Casualties of War (1989)
R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, War
During the Vietnam War, a soldier finds himself the outsider of his own squad when they unnecessarily kidnap a female villager.
Votes: 35,655 | Gross: $18.67M
67. Under the Volcano (1984)
R | 112 min | Drama
The last 24 hours in the life of Geoffrey Firmin, a lonely, depressed English consul who retreats to alcohol for solace.
Votes: 3,956 | Gross: $2.56M
68. Fallen Angel (1981 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 100 min | Drama
Twelve year old Jennifer is unhappy with her widowed mom's relationship with a family friend. Feeling lonely, she readily accepts the friendship of an adult man named Howie and joins the ... See full summary »
71. Mean Girls (2004)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy
Cady Heron is a hit with The Plastics, the A-list girl clique at her new school, until she makes the mistake of falling for Aaron Samuels, the ex-boyfriend of alpha Plastic Regina George.
Votes: 272,783 | Gross: $86.06M
72. Ghost (1990)
PG-13 | 127 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
After a young man is murdered, his spirit stays behind to warn his lover of impending danger, with the help of a reluctant psychic.
Votes: 165,890 | Gross: $217.63M
73. Fallen (1998)
R | 124 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Homicide detective John Hobbes witnesses the execution of serial killer Edgar Reese. Soon after the execution the killings start again, and they are very similar to Reese's style.
Votes: 63,467 | Gross: $25.19M
75. The Grifters (1990)
R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A small-time conman has torn loyalties between his estranged mother and new girlfriend--both of whom are high-stakes grifters with their own angles to play.
Votes: 22,113 | Gross: $13.45M
77. Sin compasión (1994)
120 min | Crime, Drama
Based on Dostoyevsky's 'Crime and Punishment': Ramón is a lonely laws student that lives in a rented room and thinks he has committed the perfect crime, but can't stand the consequences. A story of irrationality, anxiety and suffering.
78. It (1990)
TV-14 | 192 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
In 1960, seven pre-teen outcasts fight an evil demon who poses as a child-killing clown. Thirty years later, they reunite to stop the demon once and for all when it returns to their hometown.
80. Patriot Games (1992)
R | 117 min | Action, Thriller
When C.I.A. Analyst Jack Ryan interferes with an I.R.A. assassination, a renegade faction targets him and his family for revenge.
Votes: 87,112 | Gross: $83.29M
81. Clear and Present Danger (1994)
PG-13 | 141 min | Action, Crime, Drama
CIA Analyst Jack Ryan is drawn into an illegal war fought by the US government against a Colombian drug cartel.
Votes: 74,906 | Gross: $122.19M
82. An American Tail (1986)
G | 80 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
While emigrating to the United States, a young Russian mouse gets separated from his family and must relocate them while trying to survive in a new country.
Votes: 41,257 | Gross: $47.48M
83. School Ties (1992)
PG-13 | 106 min | Drama
Set in the 1950s, a star-quarterback is given an opportunity to attend an elite preparatory school but must conceal the fact that he is Jewish.
Votes: 19,311 | Gross: $14.72M
86. Last of the Dogmen (1995)
PG | 118 min | Adventure, Western
A Montana bounty hunter is sent into the wilderness to track three escaped prisoners. Instead he sees something that puzzles him. Later with a female Native Indian history professor, he ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,227 | Gross: $7.40M
87. Tea with Mussolini (1999)
PG | 117 min | Drama, Comedy, War
An orphaned Italian boy is raised among a circle of British and American women living in Mussolini's Italy before and during the Second World War.
Votes: 9,788 | Gross: $14.35M
The Man Who Was Twice
Crime, Drama, Mystery
A headlining, talented, versatile illusionist and female impersonator is receiving bizarre death threats. His manager says he's just over reacting. When he reaches out to Dan Tanna for help, Dan begins, also, to get death threats.
91. Vega$ (1978–1981)
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Dan Tanna is a private investigator in the gambling town of Las Vegas, Nevada. Las Vegas can be seedy or glamorous, depending upon the point of view. This show is also notable for perhaps ... See full summary »
92. At Play in the Fields of the Lord (1991)
R | 189 min | Drama, Romance
Martin and Hazel Quarrier are small-town fundamentalist missionaries sent to the jungles of South America to convert the Indians. Their remote mission was previously run by the Catholics, ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,766 | Gross: $1.34M
Legends of the Superheroes (1979)
Action, Comedy, Adventure
Ed McMahon hosts this special gathering in which the greatest DC heroes are roasted and toasted by some of their greatest enemies, lesser known colleagues and family members.
95. Police Academy (1984)
R | 96 min | Comedy
A group of good-hearted but incompetent misfits enter the police academy, but the instructors there are not going to put up with their pranks.
Votes: 95,848 | Gross: $81.20M
97. The Mask of Zorro (1998)
PG-13 | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A young thief, seeking revenge for the death of his brother, is trained by the once great, but aged Zorro, who also pursues vengeance of his own.
Votes: 145,707 | Gross: $94.10M
99. Working Girl (1988)
R | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
When a secretary's idea is stolen by her boss, she seizes an opportunity to steal it back by pretending she has her boss' job.
Votes: 44,552 | Gross: $64.00M
100. Conspiracy Theory (1997)
R | 135 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller
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.
Votes: 81,993 | Gross: $75.98M