Highest Rated Titles With Don Simpson


1. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

7.9
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Charlie Rose interviews noteworthy people in fields including politics and government, business and economics, science and technology, media, sports and the arts.

Stars: Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin, Al Hunt, Thomas Friedman

Votes: 682

2. The Rock (1996)

R | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

7.4
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58 Metascore

A mild-mannered chemist and an ex-con must lead the counterstrike when a rogue group of military men, led by a renegade general, threaten a nerve gas attack from Alcatraz against San Francisco.

Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Sean Connery, Nicolas Cage, Ed Harris, John Spencer

Votes: 270,071 | Gross: $134.01M

3. 48 Hours (1988– )

60 min | Documentary, News

7.4
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One of television's most popular true-crime series, investigating shocking cases and compelling real-life dramas with journalistic integrity and cutting-edge style.

Stars: Dan Rather, Maureen Maher, Erin Moriarty, Peter Van Sant

Votes: 1,163

4. Crimson Tide (1995)

R | 116 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

7.3
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66 Metascore

On a U.S. nuclear missile sub, a young First Officer stages a mutiny, to prevent his trigger happy Captain from launching his missiles, before confirming his orders to do so.

Director: Tony Scott | Stars: Gene Hackman, Denzel Washington, Matt Craven, George Dzundza

Votes: 85,029 | Gross: $91.40M

5. Beverly Hills Cop (1984)

R | 105 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.3
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64 Metascore

A freewheeling Detroit cop pursuing a murder investigation finds himself dealing with the very different culture of Beverly Hills.

Director: Martin Brest | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold, John Ashton, Lisa Eilbacher

Votes: 133,738 | Gross: $234.76M

6. Top Gun (1986)

PG | 110 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.9
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As students at the United States Navy's elite fighter weapons school compete to be best in the class, one daring young pilot learns a few things from a civilian instructor that are not taught in the classroom.

Director: Tony Scott | Stars: Tom Cruise, Tim Robbins, Kelly McGillis, Val Kilmer

Votes: 231,306 | Gross: $176.78M

7. The Ref (1994)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.9
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A cat burglar is forced to take a bickering, dysfunctional family hostage on Christmas Eve.

Director: Ted Demme | Stars: Denis Leary, Judy Davis, Kevin Spacey, Robert J. Steinmiller Jr.

Votes: 20,353 | Gross: $11.44M

8. Bad Boys (1995)

R | 119 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.8
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41 Metascore

Two hip detectives protect a murder witness while investigating a case of stolen heroin.

Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, Lisa Boyle, Michael Taliferro

Votes: 182,812 | Gross: $65.81M

9. Naked Hollywood (1991– )

6.8
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A long hard look at the Movie Business by the BBC.

Stars: William Bast, Roger Birnbaum, Mel Brooks, Jerry Bruckheimer

Votes: 37

10. Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)

R | 100 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.5
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48 Metascore

Axel Foley returns to Beverly Hills to help Taggart and Rosewood investigate Chief Bogomil's near-fatal shooting and the series of "alphabet crimes" associated with it.

Director: Tony Scott | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold, Jürgen Prochnow, Ronny Cox

Votes: 89,262 | Gross: $153.67M

11. The Making of 'Crimson Tide' (1995 Video)

20 min | Documentary, Short

6.5
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This documentary provides fans with a behind-the-scenes look at the making of this high-tension thriller about the decisions faced by a submarine crew who think the President may have ... See full summary »

Director: Jerry Heiss | Stars: Jerry Bruckheimer, Rocky Carroll, Matt Craven, Al Di Sarro

Votes: 31

12. Dangerous Minds (1995)

R | 99 min | Biography, Drama

6.4
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47 Metascore

An ex-Marine turned teacher struggles to connect with her students in an inner city school.

Director: John N. Smith | Stars: Michelle Pfeiffer, George Dzundza, Courtney B. Vance, Robin Bartlett

Votes: 40,106 | Gross: $84.92M

13. The Big Bang (1989)

R | 81 min | Documentary

6.2
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Filmmaker James Toback poses basic questions in philosopny, such as why we're here and where we're going, to various celebrities and ordinary people.

Director: James Toback | Stars: Emma Astner, Missy Boyd, Max Brockman, Darryl Dawkins

Votes: 156

14. Flashdance (1983)

R | 95 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.1
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35 Metascore

A Pittsburgh woman with two jobs as a welder and an exotic dancer wants to get into ballet school.

Director: Adrian Lyne | Stars: Jennifer Beals, Michael Nouri, Lilia Skala, Sunny Johnson

Votes: 37,507 | Gross: $94.90M

15. Aloha, Bobby and Rose (1975)

PG | 88 min | Drama

6.0
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Bobby and Rose, two youngsters who are in love, have to run away from home when they are falsely accused to have committed a robbery and an assassination.

Director: Floyd Mutrux | Stars: Paul Le Mat, Dianne Hull, Tim McIntire, Leigh French

Votes: 334

16. Days of Thunder (1990)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Drama, Sport

5.9
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60 Metascore

A young hot-shot stock car driver gets his chance to compete at the top level.

Director: Tony Scott | Stars: Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Robert Duvall, Randy Quaid

Votes: 63,716 | Gross: $82.67M

17. Thief of Hearts (1984)

R | 100 min | Drama, Thriller, Crime

5.7
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A woman trapped in a boring marriage begins an affair with a handsome man who seems able to read her mind. She doesn't know that he has broken into her house and read her diaries, where she... See full summary »

Director: Douglas Day Stewart | Stars: Steven Bauer, Barbara Williams, John Getz, David Caruso

Votes: 1,344 | Gross: $10.40M

18. The Media Show (1987–1991)

60 min | Documentary

5.5
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Stars: Emma Freud, Muriel Gray, John Hegarty, Judith Williamson

Votes: 11

19. Cannonball! (1976)

R | 93 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.4
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This is another story of the secret Coast to Coast auto race across America The only rule is, the first to finish is the winner. Naturally, anyone driving 55 isn't going to win. They'll ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Bartel | Stars: David Carradine, Bill McKinney, Veronica Hamel, Gerrit Graham

Votes: 3,527

20. Talking Pictures (1988– )

50 min | Documentary

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Stars: Barry Norman, Clint Eastwood, Roger Corman, John Huston

21. Top Gun: Survival Training (1986 Video)

8 min | Short

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This piece includes remarks from Cruise, Bruckheimer, Scott, Tubb, Simpson, and actors John Stockwell, Whip Hubley and Anthony Edwards as it offers a number of good shots from the actors' training.

Stars: Jerry Bruckheimer, Tom Cruise, Anthony Edwards, Whip Hubley

22. Top Gun: Behind the Scenes (1986 Video)

6 min | Short

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This behind-the-scenes program includes the usual assortment of movie clips, shots from the set, and sound bites. We hear from Scott, Pettigrew, Bruckheimer and producer Don Simpson.

Stars: Jerry Bruckheimer, Pete Pettigrew, Tony Scott, Don Simpson

23. Beverly Hills Cop II: Shakedown Music (2002 Video)

5 min | Short

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Stars: Jerry Bruckheimer, Harold Faltermeyer, Keith Forsey, Don Simpson

24. The Making of 'Beverly Hills Cop II' (1987 Video)

7 min | Short

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Stars: John Ashton, Jerry Bruckheimer, Ronny Cox, Hugh M. Hefner

25. The Media Show (1987–1991)
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1987)

Documentary

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Director: Peter Orton | Stars: Muriel Gray, Steven Bochco, Ben Bolt, Jeremy Brock

26. Charlie Rose (1991– )
Episode: Episode dated 10 May 1995 (1995)

55 min | News, Talk-Show

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An interview with Tom Brokaw; A discussion of the new movie Crimson Tide; A discussion of the new book The Secret World of American Communism.

Stars: Charlie Rose, Tom Brokaw, Jerry Bruckheimer, Don Simpson

27. Today (1952– )
Episode: Episode dated 28 July 1987 (1987)

News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Jerry Bruckheimer, Rosanne Cash, Maryam d'Abo, Stephanie Mills

28. Talking Pictures (1988– )
Episode: Hollywood Now (1988)

Documentary

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Stars: Barry Norman, Steven Bach, Peter Bogdanovich, Jamie Lee Curtis

29. 48 Hours (1988– )
Episode: In Hollywood (1988)

Documentary, News

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48 Hours goes behind the glitz and glamour to take a look at the real Hollywood. It talks to hopeful actors and actresses who audition for parts as many as 30 times a day. It also talks ... See full summary »

Stars: Dan Rather, Jerry Bruckheimer, Roger Ebert, Bernard Goldberg