Highest Rated Titles With Stephen H. Burum
One Voice in the Cosmic Fugue
TV-PG | Documentary
Carl Sagan examines the origin, development, and complexity of life on Earth and speculates on the possibility of life developing elsewhere in the universe.
The Shores of the Cosmic Ocean
TV-PG | Documentary
Carl Sagan examines our planet's place in the universe by leading us on a journey from Earth to Deep Space.
Harmony of the Worlds
TV-PG | Documentary
After briefly looking at the pseudoscience of astrology, Carl Sagan examines the history of astronomy from ancient times through Ptolemy to Johannes Kepler.
5. Apocalypse Now (1979)
R | 147 min | Drama, War
During the Vietnam War, Captain Willard is sent on a dangerous mission into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade Colonel who has set himself up as a god among a local tribe.
Votes: 495,420 | Gross: $83.47M
6. Father Knows Best: Home for Christmas (1977 TV Movie)
Comedy, Drama, Family
The original cast of "Father Knows Best" returns for the second reunion movie. After learning that none of the children will be home for Christmas, Jim and Margaret decide to sell their house.
9. The Untouchables (1987)
R | 119 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Federal Agent Eliot Ness sets out to stop Al Capone; because of rampant corruption, he assembles a small, hand-picked team.
Votes: 235,895 | Gross: $76.27M
10. Carlito's Way (1993)
R | 144 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A Puerto Rican former convict, just released from prison, pledges to stay away from drugs and violence despite the pressure around him and lead on to a better life outside of N.Y.C.
Votes: 174,352 | Gross: $36.95M
11. Visions of Light (1992)
92 min | Documentary, History
Cameramen and women discuss the craft and art of cinematography and of the "DP" (the director of photography), illustrating their points with clips from 100 films, from Birth of a Nation to... See full summary »
Votes: 2,699 | Gross: $0.80M
12. Staying Gold: A Look Back at 'The Outsiders' (2005 Video)
26 min | Documentary, Short
Join director Francis Coppola and his remarkable cast (including Matt Dillon, Ralph Macchio, Rob Lowe and C. Thomas Howell) as they reminisce about their experiences shooting "The Outsiders... See full summary »
13. The Black Stallion (1979)
G | 118 min | Adventure, Family, Sport
While traveling with his father, young Alec becomes fascinated by a mysterious Arabian stallion who is brought on board and stabled in the ship he is sailing on. When it tragically sinks ... See full summary »
15. The Golden Moment: An Olympic Love Story (1980 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 199 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
An American athlete and a Russian gymnast meet just before the Moscow Olympics and fall in love.
16. The Outsiders (1983)
PG | 91 min | Crime, Drama
The rivalry between two gangs, the poor Greasers and the rich Socs, only heats up when one gang member kills a member of the other.
Votes: 62,237 | Gross: $25.60M
18. Rumble Fish (1983)
R | 94 min | Drama
Rusty James, an absent-minded street thug struggles to live up to his legendary older brother's reputation, and longs for the days when gang warfare was going on.
Votes: 26,436 | Gross: $2.49M
20. Nutcracker (1986)
G | 89 min | Family, Fantasy, Music
The colorful holiday classic is finally brought to the big screen, designed by famed children's story author and artist Maurice Sendak, and written for the first time to be as close as ... See full summary »
Votes: 602 | Gross: $0.78M
21. Mission: Impossible (1996)
PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
An American agent, under false suspicion of disloyalty, must discover and expose the real spy without the help of his organization.
Votes: 325,485 | Gross: $180.98M
22. 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: 35,659 | Gross: $18.67M
24. Body Double (1984)
R | 114 min | Mystery, Thriller
A young actor's obsession with spying on a beautiful woman who lives nearby leads to a baffling series of events with drastic consequences.
Votes: 22,691 | Gross: $8.80M
29. Hoffa (1992)
R | 140 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The story of the notorious American labor union figure Jimmy Hoffa, who organizes a bitter strike, makes deals with members of the organized crime syndicate, and mysteriously disappears in 1975.
Votes: 18,296 | Gross: $24.28M
31. I Love You to Death (1990)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Crime
Joey owns a pizza parlor, and is married to Rosalie. He's also a serial womanizer. Rosalie goes to extremes when she finds he has been cheating.
Votes: 11,691 | Gross: $16.19M
32. Uncommon Valor (1983)
R | 105 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Ten years after his son went MIA in Vietnam, U.S.Marine retired Colonel Jason Rhodes assembles a private rescue team to find Americans held in POW camps in Laos.
Votes: 7,600 | Gross: $30.50M
34. The Escape Artist (1982)
PG | 94 min | Crime, Drama
The young and self-confident Danny blufs at the local police-station that he will escape out of prison within one hour. What follows is a flashback about his childhood with his uncle and ... See full summary »
Votes: 537 | Gross: $0.14M
35. Raquel! (1970 TV Movie)
48 min | Comedy, Music
TV special which showcases Raquel Welch's talents as a singer, dancer, and comedienne. Welch not only sings such hit songs as "Everybody's Talkin'," "Games People Play," "The Sound of ... See full summary »
36. Mystery Men (1999)
PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy
A group of inept amateur superheroes must try to save the day when a supervillian threatens to destroy a major superhero and the city.
Votes: 56,349 | Gross: $29.66M
40. Snake Eyes (1998)
R | 98 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
A shady police detective finds himself in the middle of a murder conspiracy at an important boxing match in an Atlantic City casino.
Votes: 67,708 | Gross: $55.59M
41. Raising Cain (1992)
R | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
The oncologist wife of a prominent child psychologist suspects her husband has an unhealthy scientific obsession with their child, unaware of what - or who - is really going on inside his head.
Votes: 11,091 | Gross: $21.37M
42. The Special London Bridge Special (1972 TV Movie)
48 min | Comedy, Musical
In 1972, the Arizona State Park bought the London Bridge. Tom Jones (as himself) is magically transported to the bridge's new location where he, befuddled, sings with other celebrities, has adventures and gets kidnapped by "the villain".
45. 8 Million Ways to Die (1986)
R | 115 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Scudder is a detective with the Sheriff's Department who is forced to shoot a violent suspect during a narcotics raid. The ensuing psychological aftermath of this shooting worsens his ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,648 | Gross: $1.31M
47. Mission to Mars (2000)
PG | 114 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
When the first manned mission to Mars meets with a catastrophic and mysterious disaster after reporting an unidentified structure, a rescue mission is launched to investigate the tragedy and bring back any survivors.
Votes: 63,842 | Gross: $60.88M
48. He Said, She Said (1991)
PG-13 | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Dan and Lorie are journalists working in the same office. More often than not they have opposing view of the issue in question. Deciding that this is hot stuff, a television producer gives ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,326 | Gross: $9.80M
49. The Bride (1973)
PG | 85 min | Horror, Thriller
The neurotic and newlywed Barbara (Robin Strasser) finds her husband (Arthur Roberts) in bed with his old flame Eva (Iva Jean Saraceni). Robin doesn't get mad-she gets even. Using funds ... See full summary »
51. Death Valley (1982)
R | 87 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller
A divorced mother, her young son and her new boyfriend set out on a road trip through Death Valley and run afoul of a local serial killer.
52. Scream Free! (1969)
R | 80 min | Action, Drama
Here's an "Easy Rider" - inspired plot with the combination of "West Side Story" stars. Richard Beymer falls in love with Lana Wood (sister Natalie wasn't available). They need cash so they... See full summary »
54. Fathers' Day (1997)
PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Romance
A woman cons two old boyfriends into searching for her runaway son by convincing both that they are the boy's father.
Votes: 12,932 | Gross: $28.66M
55. Scream Bloody Murder (1973)
R | 90 min | Horror
A disturbed boy kills his father with his farm tractor and his arm is mangled in the process. He's taken to a mental hospital where he's outfitted with a hook to replace his lost hand and, ... See full summary »
56. Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen (2004)
PG | 89 min | Comedy, Family, Music
A teenage girl is convinced that her home city revolves around her until her family packs up and moves to the suburbs, where she finds herself competing for attention.
Votes: 24,665 | Gross: $29.33M
57. Man Trouble (1992)
PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Romance
A sleazy but affable guard dog trainer is blackmailed to steal a manuscript for a tell-all book from one of his clients.
Votes: 2,559 | Gross: $4.10M
59. Wild Gypsies (1969)
Not Rated | 85 min | Drama
A group of gypsies vow vengeance on a runaway who murdered one of their own. Lust and intrigue run throughout the story about the mysterious and wild life of the wandering gypsies.