Highest Rated Titles With David Dreishpoon


1. Flight of the Conchords (2007–2009)
Episode: Mugged (2007)

TV-MA | 27 min | Comedy, Music

8.9
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Bret loses Jemaine's trust by abandoning him to a 'gang' of two, and fears the worst when Jemaine doesn't come home.

Director: James Bobin | Stars: Jemaine Clement, Bret McKenzie, Rhys Darby, Kristen Schaal

Votes: 440

2. Third Watch (1999–2005)
Episode: Unfinished Business (2001)

44 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.9
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As doctors try to save Bobby's life, the police search the city for Bobby's drug-addicted childhood friend, who shot him. They capture the shooter, but Bobby dies.

Director: Félix Enríquez Alcalá | Stars: Michael Beach, Coby Bell, Bobby Cannavale, Amy Carlson

Votes: 29

3. Flight of the Conchords (2007–2009)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Music

8.7
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Bret and Jemaine are Flight of the Conchords, a folk-rock band from New Zealand living in New York City in search of stardom.

Stars: Jemaine Clement, Bret McKenzie, Rhys Darby, Kristen Schaal

Votes: 42,455

4. Flight of the Conchords (2007–2009)
Episode: Yoko (2007)

TV-14 | 25 min | Comedy, Music

8.6
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Murray is perturbed when Bret cancels a band tour to be with his girlfriend Coco. Jemaine's dismay, coupled with the betrayal felt by lone fan Mel (who has a crush on Bret), threatens the band's future.

Director: Troy Miller | Stars: Jemaine Clement, Bret McKenzie, Rhys Darby, Kristen Schaal

Votes: 345

5. Third Watch (1999–2005)
Episode: The Unforgiven (2002)

Action, Crime, Drama

8.4
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Faith and Sully find a little girl in a box. Sully has flashbacks.

Director: Félix Enríquez Alcalá | Stars: Michael Beach, Coby Bell, Amy Carlson, Eddie Cibrian

Votes: 14

6. Flight of the Conchords (2007–2009)
Episode: Bret Gives Up the Dream (2007)

TV-14 | 27 min | Comedy, Music

8.3
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Desperate for cash, Bret and Jemaine decide to get jobs. Only Bret is successful--he gets a job holding up signs. When Murray books them a show, Bret can't get off work, so Jemaine is forced to play with a replacement: a recording of Bret.

Director: James Bobin | Stars: Jemaine Clement, Bret McKenzie, Rhys Darby, Kristen Schaal

Votes: 369

7. Flight of the Conchords (2007–2009)
Episode: Sally Returns (2007)

TV-MA | 27 min | Comedy, Music

8.2
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A lonely Jemaine runs into Sally, who dumped him (and Bret) earlier in the year. Envisioning a new life with Sally, Jemaine's dreams take a detour when he learns she won't spend time with him until he gets his own place.

Director: James Bobin | Stars: Jemaine Clement, Bret McKenzie, Rhys Darby, Kristen Schaal

Votes: 307

8. Third Watch (1999–2005)

44 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.9
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The exploits of a group of men and women who serve the City of New York as police officers, firemen, and paramedics in the fictional 55th Precinct.

Stars: Coby Bell, Skipp Sudduth, Jason Wiles, Molly Price

Votes: 7,484

9. Malcolm X (1992)

PG-13 | 202 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.7
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72 Metascore

Biographical epic of the controversial and influential Black Nationalist leader, from his early life and career as a small-time gangster, to his ministry as a member of the Nation of Islam.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Denzel Washington, Angela Bassett, Delroy Lindo, Spike Lee

Votes: 63,776 | Gross: $48.17M

10. Little Children (2006)

R | 136 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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75 Metascore

The lives of two lovelorn spouses from separate marriages, a registered sex offender, and a disgraced ex-police officer intersect as they struggle to resist their vulnerabilities and temptations in suburban Massachusetts.

Director: Todd Field | Stars: Kate Winslet, Jennifer Connelly, Patrick Wilson, Jackie Earle Haley

Votes: 92,657 | Gross: $5.46M

11. Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995)

R | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

7.6
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58 Metascore

John McClane and a Harlem store owner are targeted by German terrorist Simon Gruber in New York City, where he plans to rob the Federal Reserve Building.

Director: John McTiernan | Stars: Bruce Willis, Jeremy Irons, Samuel L. Jackson, Graham Greene

Votes: 298,584 | Gross: $100.01M

12. The Namesake (2006)

PG-13 | 122 min | Drama

7.6
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82 Metascore

American-born Gogol, the son of Indian immigrants, wants to fit in among his fellow New Yorkers, despite his family's unwillingness to let go of their traditional ways.

Director: Mira Nair | Stars: Kal Penn, Irrfan Khan, Tabu, Jacinda Barrett

Votes: 16,493 | Gross: $13.57M

13. The Brave One (2007)

R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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56 Metascore

A woman struggles to recover from a brutal attack by setting out on a mission for revenge.

Director: Neil Jordan | Stars: Jodie Foster, Terrence Howard, Naveen Andrews, Nicky Katt

Votes: 51,109 | Gross: $36.79M

14. Everyday People (2004)

91 min | Drama

6.7
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The closing of a local restaurant concerns a number of employees who've dedicated their lives to the eatery.

Director: Jim McKay | Stars: Nathan De'Shon Myers, Jordan Gelber, Bridget Barkan, Stephen Henderson

Votes: 953

15. Hitch (I) (2005)

PG-13 | 118 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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58 Metascore

While helping his latest client woo the fine lady of his dreams, a professional "date doctor" finds that his game doesn't quite work on the gossip columnist with whom he's smitten.

Director: Andy Tennant | Stars: Will Smith, Eva Mendes, Kevin James, Amber Valletta

Votes: 244,247 | Gross: $177.58M

16. The Freshman (1990)

PG | 102 min | Comedy, Crime

6.5
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Clark Kellogg is a young man starting his first year at film school in New York City. After a small time crook steals all his belongings, Clark meets Carmine "Jimmy the Toucan" Sabatini, an... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Bergman | Stars: Marlon Brando, Matthew Broderick, Bruno Kirby, Penelope Ann Miller

Votes: 15,797 | Gross: $21.46M

17. Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus (2006)

R | 122 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.5
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50 Metascore

Turning her back on her wealthy, established family, Diane Arbus falls in love with Lionel Sweeney, an enigmatic mentor who introduces Arbus to the marginalized people who help her become one of the most revered photographers of the twentieth century.

Director: Steven Shainberg | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Robert Downey Jr., Ty Burrell, Harris Yulin

Votes: 13,225 | Gross: $0.22M

18. Night at the Museum (2006)

PG | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.4
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48 Metascore

A newly recruited night security guard at the Museum of Natural History discovers that an ancient curse causes the animals and exhibits on display to come to life and wreak havoc.

Director: Shawn Levy | Stars: Ben Stiller, Carla Gugino, Ricky Gervais, Dick Van Dyke

Votes: 233,644 | Gross: $250.86M

19. Big Daddy (1999)

PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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41 Metascore

A lazy law school grad adopts a kid to impress his girlfriend, but everything doesn't go as planned and he becomes the unlikely foster father.

Director: Dennis Dugan | Stars: Adam Sandler, Joey Lauren Adams, Jon Stewart, Cole Sprouse

Votes: 161,422 | Gross: $163.48M

20. The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (2009)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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49 Metascore

After her much older husband forces a move to a suburban retirement community, Pippa Lee engages in a period of reflection and finds herself heading toward a quiet nervous breakdown.

Director: Rebecca Miller | Stars: Robin Wright, Alan Arkin, Mike Binder, Winona Ryder

Votes: 10,928

21. Five Corners (1987)

R | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.3
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A psychotic young man returns to his old neighborhood after release from prison. He seeks out the woman he previously tried to rape and the man who protected her, with twisted ideas of love for her and hate for him.

Director: Tony Bill | Stars: Jodie Foster, Tim Robbins, Todd Graff, John Turturro

Votes: 2,433 | Gross: $0.97M

22. Green Card (1990)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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58 Metascore

A man wanting to stay in the US enters into a marriage of convenience, but it turns into more than that.

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Andie MacDowell, Bebe Neuwirth, Gregg Edelman

Votes: 18,559 | Gross: $29.89M

23. Winter Solstice (I) (2004)

R | 90 min | Drama

6.2
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59 Metascore

In this suburban drama, a widower (played by Anthony LaPaglia) confronts his older son's (played by Aaron Stanford) decision to leave home and his younger son's self-destructive behavior.

Director: Josh Sternfeld | Stars: Anthony LaPaglia, Aaron Stanford, Mark Webber, Allison Janney

Votes: 1,223 | Gross: $0.32M

24. Friends with Money (2006)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.9
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68 Metascore

After she quits her lucrative job, Olivia finds herself unsure about her future and her relationships with her successful and wealthy friends.

Director: Nicole Holofcener | Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Frances McDormand, Catherine Keener, Joan Cusack

Votes: 19,688 | Gross: $13.37M

25. Queens Logic (1991)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

5.9
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When childhood friends Al, Dennis and Eliot get together for Ray's wedding, which may or may not happen, they end up on a roller-coaster ride through reality. During one tumultuous, crazy ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Rash | Stars: Kevin Bacon, Linda Fiorentino, John Malkovich, Joe Mantegna

Votes: 1,304 | Gross: $0.61M

26. Mr. Deeds (2002)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Romance

5.8
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24 Metascore

A sweet-natured, small-town guy inherits a controlling stake in a media conglomerate and begins to do business his way.

Director: Steven Brill | Stars: Adam Sandler, Winona Ryder, John Turturro, Allen Covert

Votes: 110,146 | Gross: $126.20M

27. Jumping the Broom (2011)

PG-13 | 112 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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56 Metascore

Two very different families converge on Martha's Vineyard one weekend for a wedding.

Director: Salim Akil | Stars: Paula Patton, Laz Alonso, Angela Bassett, Loretta Devine

Votes: 7,959 | Gross: $37.30M

28. The Ex (2006)

PG-13 | 89 min | Comedy, Romance

5.5
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32 Metascore

A slacker is forced to work for his father-in-law after his pregnant wife steps away from her high-paying job.

Director: Jesse Peretz | Stars: Zach Braff, Amanda Peet, Charles Grodin, Jason Bateman

Votes: 15,132 | Gross: $3.09M

29. Anamorph (2007)

R | 107 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller

5.5
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43 Metascore

A psychological thriller based on the concept of anamorphosis, a painting technique that manipulates the laws of perspective to create two competing images on a single canvas.

Director: Henry Miller | Stars: Willem Dafoe, Scott Speedman, Don Harvey, James Rebhorn

Votes: 8,066 | Gross: $0.01M

30. The Guru (2002)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

5.4
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47 Metascore

Bored with Bollywood movies but fascinated with their Hollywood counterparts from his youth, Ram dreams to become a singer and actor in America, the country where dreams are made. He is ... See full summary »

Director: Daisy von Scherler Mayer | Stars: Jimi Mistry, Heather Graham, Marisa Tomei, Michael McKean

Votes: 13,610 | Gross: $3.03M

31. The Warrior Class (2007 Video)

110 min | Drama

5.1
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Rookie lawyer Alec Brno has just been assigned the case of his career: exposing a billion-dollar oil scam led by a ruthless mafia boss. When he reluctantly falls for the gangster's ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Hruska | Stars: Anson Mount, Erica Leerhsen, Robert Vaughn, Jake Weber

Votes: 158