Highest Rated Titles With Joe Pentangelo


1. Tracey Takes on New York (1993 TV Movie)

Comedy

8.8
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Director: Don Scardino | Stars: Paul Butler, Nell Campbell, Dan Castellaneta, Maddie Corman

Votes: 40

2. True Blue (1989–1990)

60 min

8.4
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The Emergency Services Unit of NYC is a fast paced team striving to be first at crime scenes. The focus is the bizarre circumstances the diverse group encounters. Triplett is the boss, Bobby the newly separated hunk partnered with Jessy.

Stars: John Bolger, Leo Burmester, Nestor Serrano, Grant Show

Votes: 66

3. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Criminal (2004)

TV-14 | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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When it is suspected that an expert in forensics is responsible for the rape and murder a local student, the focus of the investigation hones in on a criminology professor that Cragen ... See full summary »

Director: Alex Zakrzewski | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Diane Neal

Votes: 176

4. Law & Order (1990–2010)
Episode: Mayhem (1994)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Briscoe and Logan catch three unrelated homicide cases in one shift: an aspiring actor shot in his car, a Lorena Bobbitt copycat who killed her husband, and a grocery store owner killed in a robbery.

Director: James Quinn | Stars: Jerry Orbach, Chris Noth, S. Epatha Merkerson, Michael Moriarty

Votes: 130

5. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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This show introduces the Special Victims Unit, a specially trained squad of detectives in the NYPD who investigate sexually related crimes.

Stars: Mariska Hargitay, Christopher Meloni, Ice-T, Dann Florek

Votes: 57,419

6. Animal Precinct (2001– )

60 min | Crime, Documentary, Drama

8.1
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Animal Precinct follows the officers of the Humane Law Enforcement division of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) as they investigate cases of animal ... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Madsen, Jerusa Paiva, Joann Sandano, Annemarie Lucas

Votes: 106

7. Law & Order (1990–2010)
Episode: Cost of Capital (2006)

TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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The murder of a banker leads to the discovery that he was having a relationship with her boss. McCoy's case rides on the testimony of the defendant's 14-year-old daughter. However, her testimony also reveals a shocking family secret.

Director: Michael W. Watkins | Stars: Dennis Farina, Jesse L. Martin, S. Epatha Merkerson, Sam Waterston

Votes: 80

8. Law & Order (1990–2010)
Episode: Trophy (1996)

TV-14 | 47 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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A man serving time in a serial killer case claims malicious prosecution and false imprisonment after a man who killed two more boys confesses to the other murders. All of the evidence points to Jack McCoy and his former assistant.

Director: Martha Mitchell | Stars: Jerry Orbach, Benjamin Bratt, S. Epatha Merkerson, Sam Waterston

Votes: 112

9. Law & Order (1990–2010)
Episode: Sonata for Solo Organ (1991)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Grevey and Logan discover that an apparent mugging victim found unconscious on a park bench has had his kidney removed. The case leads to a powerful man whose daughter desperately needed a transplant and the doctor who may have helped him.

Director: Fred Gerber | Stars: George Dzundza, Chris Noth, Dann Florek, Michael Moriarty

Votes: 147

10. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Entitled (2000)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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After a salesman is murdered, the detectives turn their attention to Stephanie Mulroney, the youngest daughter of a well-known family with some deep connections. But as they join forces ... See full summary »

Director: Edwin Sherin | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Michelle Hurd

Votes: 219

11. Law & Order (1990–2010)
Episode: Poison Ivy (1990)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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A police officer is accused of planting a gun on an unarmed African-American youth that he shot. The victim was beloved in his community, but the investigation reveals that he may have also been a drug dealer.

Director: E.W. Swackhamer | Stars: George Dzundza, Chris Noth, Dann Florek, Michael Moriarty

Votes: 172

12. Law & Order (1990–2010)

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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Follows a crime, usually adapted from current headlines, from two separate vantage points, the police investigation and the prosecution in court.

Stars: Jerry Orbach, Jesse L. Martin, Dennis Farina, S. Epatha Merkerson

Votes: 26,488

13. 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: 68,383 | Gross: $48.17M

14. Fresh (1994)

R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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Death and violence anger a 12-year-old drug courier, who puts his employer's against each other.

Director: Boaz Yakin | Stars: Sean Nelson, Giancarlo Esposito, Samuel L. Jackson, N'Bushe Wright

Votes: 10,214 | Gross: $8.09M

15. Tribeca (1993– )

60 min | Drama

7.6
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Various stories about various people living in Tribeca - the New York's famous neighborhood.

Stars: Philip Bosco, Joe Morton, Antonia Jones, Michael Rogen

Votes: 42

16. Law & Order (1990–2010)
Episode: Asterisk (2002)

TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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A star baseball player accused of killing a limo driver claims that "roid rage" made him do it.

Director: Steve Shill | Stars: Jerry Orbach, Jesse L. Martin, S. Epatha Merkerson, Sam Waterston

Votes: 90

17. Law & Order (1990–2010)
Episode: By Hooker, by Crook (1990)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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A murder investigation leads detectives to a madam accused of running a prostitution ring disguised as a catering service.

Director: Martin Davidson | Stars: George Dzundza, Chris Noth, Dann Florek, Michael Moriarty

Votes: 172

18. Nothin' Goes Right (1988 TV Special)

NC-17 | 83 min | Comedy

7.4
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Rodney Dangerfield has a showcase of comics including himself, Robert Schimmel and Andrew Dice Clay, among others.

Director: Walter C. Miller | Stars: Rodney Dangerfield, Lenny Clarke, Andrew Dice Clay, Bill Hicks

Votes: 114

19. Law & Order (1990–2010)
Episode: The Pursuit of Happiness (1993)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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After a business owner is shot and killed, suspicion falls on his Russian mail order bride and the man she is having an affair with.

Director: Dann Florek | Stars: Jerry Orbach, Chris Noth, S. Epatha Merkerson, Michael Moriarty

Votes: 99

20. The Saint of Fort Washington (1993)

R | 103 min | Drama

7.2
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Matthew, a young schizophrenic, finds himself out on the street when a slumlord tears down his apartment building. Soon, he finds himself in even more dire straits, when he is threatened by... See full summary »

Director: Tim Hunter | Stars: Danny Glover, Matt Dillon, Rick Aviles, Nina Siemaszko

Votes: 2,013 | Gross: $0.06M

21. Six Degrees of Separation (1993)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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An affluent New York couple find their lives touched, intruded upon, and compelled by a mysterious young black man who is never quite who he says he is.

Director: Fred Schepisi | Stars: Will Smith, Stockard Channing, Donald Sutherland, Ian McKellen

Votes: 17,287 | Gross: $6.41M

22. Quick Change (1990)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Crime

6.8
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56 Metascore

Three thieves successfully rob a New York City bank, but making the escape from the city proves to be almost impossible.

Directors: Howard Franklin, Bill Murray | Stars: Bill Murray, Geena Davis, Randy Quaid, Dale Grand

Votes: 16,657 | Gross: $15.26M

23. H.E.L.P. (1990– )

60 min | Adventure

6.8
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Stars: John Mahoney, Tom Bresnahan, David Caruso, Lance Edwards

Votes: 29

24. F/X (1986)

R | 109 min | Action, Thriller

6.7
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71 Metascore

A movie special effects man is hired to fake a real-life mob killing for a witness protection plan, but finds his own life in danger.

Director: Robert Mandel | Stars: Bryan Brown, Brian Dennehy, Diane Venora, Cliff De Young

Votes: 14,366 | Gross: $20.60M

25. Stonewall (1995)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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A group of homosexual people try to live with dignity and self-respect while events build to the opening battle in the major gay rights movement.

Director: Nigel Finch | Stars: Guillermo Díaz, Frederick Weller, Brendan Corbalis, Duane Boutte

Votes: 1,312 | Gross: $0.62M

26. The Paper (1994)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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Henry Hackett is the editor of a New York City tabloid. He is a workaholic who loves his job, but the long hours and low pay are leading to discontent. Also, publisher Bernie White faces ... See full summary »

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Michael Keaton, Glenn Close, Robert Duvall, Marisa Tomei

Votes: 11,031 | Gross: $38.82M

27. Strapped (1993 TV Movie)

R | 104 min | Action, Drama

6.6
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Ex-con attempting to go straight runs accross serious problems. His girlfriend gets arrested for dealing crack to an undercover police officer. In a desperate attempt to get the charges ... See full summary »

Director: Forest Whitaker | Stars: William James Stiggers Jr., Chi Ali, Bokeem Woodbine, Starletta DuPois

Votes: 739

28. Crocodile Dundee (1986)

PG-13 | 97 min | Adventure, Comedy

6.5
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62 Metascore

An American reporter goes to the Australian outback to meet an eccentric crocodile poacher and invites him to New York City.

Director: Peter Faiman | Stars: Paul Hogan, Linda Kozlowski, John Meillon, David Gulpilil

Votes: 78,757 | Gross: $174.64M

29. Miracle on 34th Street (1994)

PG | 114 min | Family, Fantasy

6.4
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A lawyer and a little girl must prove that a man claiming to be Santa Claus is the real thing.

Director: Les Mayfield | Stars: Richard Attenborough, Elizabeth Perkins, Dylan McDermott, J.T. Walsh

Votes: 23,960 | Gross: $17.19M

30. Lock Up (1989)

R | 109 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.3
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52 Metascore

With only six months left of his sentence, inmate Frank Leone is transferred from a minimum security prison to a maximum security prison by a vindictive warden.

Director: John Flynn | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Donald Sutherland, John Amos, Sonny Landham

Votes: 31,722 | Gross: $22.10M

31. Studio 5-B (1989– )

60 min | Drama

6.2
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Stars: Wendy Crewson, Kerrie Keane, Kim Myers, Justin Deas

Votes: 13

32. The Believers (1987)

R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.1
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A New York psychiatrist finds that a satanic cult, which believes in child sacrifice, has a keen interest in his own son.

Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Martin Sheen, Helen Shaver, Harley Cross, Robert Loggia

Votes: 4,845 | Gross: $18.75M

33. China Girl (1987)

R | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.1
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A modern day Romeo & Juliet story is told in New York when an Italian boy and a Chinese girl become lovers, causing a tragic conflict between ethnic gangs.

Director: Abel Ferrara | Stars: James Russo, Richard Panebianco, Sari Chang, David Caruso

Votes: 1,195 | Gross: $1.26M

34. N.Y.P.D. Mounted (1991 TV Movie)

88 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.1
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New York City cop becomes partners with a rodeo cowboy from Montana on the City's Mounted Police Department.

Director: Mark Tinker | Stars: Dennis Franz, Dan Gauthier, Cliff De Young, Roxann Dawson

Votes: 81

35. Kiss of Death (1995)

R | 101 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

5.9
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A reformed convict goes undercover with the help of an angry detective to ensnare a psychotic mobster.

Director: Barbet Schroeder | Stars: David Caruso, Samuel L. Jackson, Nicolas Cage, Helen Hunt

Votes: 14,883 | Gross: $14.94M

36. The Ambulance (1990)

R | 96 min | Action, Comedy, Horror

5.8
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Josh Baker meets a very special woman, Cheryl, in the streets of New York. Suddenly she collapses, and she's picked up by an ambulance. When Josh wants to visit her in the hospital, it ... See full summary »

Director: Larry Cohen | Stars: Eric Roberts, James Earl Jones, Megan Gallagher, Red Buttons

Votes: 2,241

37. She-Devil (1989)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy

5.4
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A cunning and resourceful housewife vows revenge on her husband when he begins an affair with a wealthy romance novelist.

Director: Susan Seidelman | Stars: Meryl Streep, Roseanne Barr, Ed Begley Jr., Linda Hunt

Votes: 13,422 | Gross: $15.35M

38. Cookie (1989)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Crime

5.2
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Paroled labor racketeer "Dapper" Dino is sought after by a "politically ambitious" prosecutor schemes to put him back in jail and a deceitful partner sizes him up for concrete shoes.

Director: Susan Seidelman | Stars: Peter Falk, Dianne Wiest, Emily Lloyd, Michael V. Gazzo

Votes: 914 | Gross: $1.87M

39. Animal Precinct (2001– )
Episode: Abandoned Animals (2001)

Crime, Documentary, Drama

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Director: Paul Berriff | Stars: Mike Geller, Paul Lai, Annemarie Lucas, Mark MacDonald

40. Animal Precinct (2001– )
Episode: Conflict at the Stables (2001)

Crime, Documentary, Drama

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Director: Paul Berriff | Stars: Diane DiGiacomo, Mike Geller, Kenya the Horse, Annemarie Lucas

41. H.E.L.P. (1990– )
Episode: Fire Down Below (1990)

Adventure

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Director: Christopher Crowe | Stars: John Mahoney, Tom Bresnahan, David Caruso, Lance Edwards

42. Animal Precinct (2001– )
Episode: Heat (2001)

Crime, Documentary, Drama

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Director: Paul Berriff | Stars: Mike Geller, Annemarie Lucas, Mark MacDonald, Michael Madsen

43. True Blue (1989–1990)
Episode: Hickory, Dickory, Dock (1990)

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Director: Michael Vejar | Stars: John Bolger, Leo Burmester, Dick Latessa, Nestor Serrano

44. Studio 5-B (1989– )
Episode: Pilot (1989)

Drama

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Director: Sheldon Leonard | Stars: Wendy Crewson, Kerrie Keane, Kim Myers, Justin Deas

45. Tribeca (1993– )
Episode: The Hopeless Romantic (1993)

Drama

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A father and daughter clash over his career of bilking women - the latest is Harry's sister.

Director: Barry Primus | Stars: Philip Bosco, Joe Morton, Peter Boyle, Cara Buono