Highest Rated Titles With Jack H. Young


1. Apocalypse Now (1979)

R | 153 min | Drama, War

8.5
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90 Metascore

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.

Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, Frederic Forrest

Votes: 452,105 | Gross: $78.80M

2. The Untouchables (1959–1963)
Episode: The Empty Chair (1959)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.3
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With Capone in prison, Frank Nitti tries to grab the open top spot in the empire. But Capone's bookkeeper is giving him a run for his money.

Director: John Peyser | Stars: Robert Stack, Barbara Nichols, Bruce Gordon, Betty Garde

Votes: 84

3. The Wizard of Oz (1939)

Passed | 102 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

8.1
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100 Metascore

Dorothy Gale is swept away to a magical land in a tornado and embarks on a quest to see the Wizard who can help her return home.

Directors: Victor Fleming, George Cukor, Mervyn LeRoy, Norman Taurog, King Vidor | Stars: Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr

Votes: 292,749 | Gross: $22.20M

4. The Untouchables (1959–1963)

50 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.1
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Special Agent Eliot Ness and his elite team of incorruptable agents battle organized crime in 1930s Chicago.

Stars: Robert Stack, Walter Winchell, Nicholas Georgiade, Paul Picerni

Votes: 1,579

5. Fat City (1972)

PG | 100 min | Drama, Sport

7.5
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Two men, working as professional boxers, come to blows when their careers each begin to take opposite momentum.

Director: John Huston | Stars: Stacy Keach, Jeff Bridges, Susan Tyrrell, Candy Clark

Votes: 5,317

6. Salem's Lot (1979– )
Episode: Part 1 (1979)

PG | Fantasy, Horror

7.5
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Director: Tobe Hooper | Stars: David Soul, James Mason, Lance Kerwin, Bonnie Bedelia

Votes: 10

7. Big Wednesday (1978)

PG | 120 min | Drama, Sport

7.3
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The lives of some California surfers from the early '60s to the '70s.

Director: John Milius | Stars: Jan-Michael Vincent, William Katt, Gary Busey, Patti D'Arbanville

Votes: 4,619

8. Salem's Lot (1979– )
Episode: Part 2 (1979)

PG | Fantasy, Horror

7.3
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Director: Tobe Hooper | Stars: David Soul, James Mason, Lance Kerwin, Bonnie Bedelia

Votes: 10

9. Northwest Passage (1940)

Passed | 126 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.1
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Langdon Towne and Hunk Marriner join Major Rogers' Rangers as they wipe out an Indian village. They set out for Fort Wentworth, but when they arrive they find no soldiers and none of the supplies they expected.

Directors: King Vidor, Jack Conway, W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Robert Young, Walter Brennan, Ruth Hussey

Votes: 2,503

10. Walking Tall (1973)

R | 125 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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Based on the life of Tennessee sheriff Buford Pusser whom almost single-handily cleaned up his small town of crime and corruption, but at a personal cost of his family life and nearly his own life.

Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: Joe Don Baker, Elizabeth Hartman, Leif Garrett, Dawn Lyn

Votes: 3,485

11. The Brood (1979)

R | 92 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.9
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A man tries to uncover an unconventional psychologist's therapy techniques on his institutionalized wife, amidst a series of brutal murders.

Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Oliver Reed, Samantha Eggar, Art Hindle, Henry Beckman

Votes: 18,024

12. Salem's Lot (1979– )

PG | 184 min | Fantasy, Horror

6.8
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A novelist and a young horror fan attempt to save a small New England town which has been invaded by vampires.

Stars: David Soul, James Mason, Lance Kerwin, Bonnie Bedelia

Votes: 14,522

13. Used Cars (1980)

R | 113 min | Comedy

6.8
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When the owner of a struggling used car lot is killed, it's up to the lot's hot-shot salesman to save the property from falling into the hands of the owner's ruthless brother and used-car rival.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Kurt Russell, Jack Warden, Gerrit Graham, Frank McRae

Votes: 10,697

14. Posse (1975)

PG | 92 min | Western

6.6
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An unscrupulous politico marshal and his deputies chase a gang of train robbers whose leader proves that every man has his price.

Director: Kirk Douglas | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Bruce Dern, Bo Hopkins, James Stacy

Votes: 1,196

15. Murph the Surf (1975)

PG | 101 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime

6.6
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Based on a true story, details the daring 1964 theft of the J.P. Morgan jewel collection from New York's American Museum of Natural History. Called the "Greatest Jewel Heist of the 20th ... See full summary »

Director: Marvin J. Chomsky | Stars: Robert Conrad, Don Stroud, Donna Mills, Robyn Millan

Votes: 135

16. The Clone Master (1978 TV Movie)

Unrated | 100 min | Sci-Fi

6.6
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In order to test the validity of his experiments on cloning, a scientist makes clones of himself, but it causes problems that he didn't foresee.

Director: Don Medford | Stars: Art Hindle, Robyn Douglass, John Van Dreelen, Ed Lauter

Votes: 86

17. The Reincarnation of Peter Proud (1975)

R | 105 min | Horror, Mystery

6.5
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When college professor Peter Proud begins to experience flashbacks from a previous incarnation, he is mysteriously drawn to a place he has never been before but which is troublingly ... See full summary »

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Michael Sarrazin, Jennifer O'Neill, Margot Kidder, Cornelia Sharpe

Votes: 1,058

18. A Gunfight (1971)

GP | 89 min | Romance, Western

6.4
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Two aging gunfighters in need of money come to an agreement to organize an actual showdown between them and sell tickets for it. The townsfolk is more than interested to see the "show".

Director: Lamont Johnson | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Johnny Cash, Jane Alexander, Karen Black

Votes: 861

19. Forever, Darling (1956)

Approved | 96 min | Fantasy, Comedy

6.4
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Susan and Lorenzo have been married for over five years and they are starting to drift apart. So into her life comes an angel, which only Susan can see, to tell her that there will be ... See full summary »

Director: Alexander Hall | Stars: Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, James Mason, Louis Calhern

Votes: 609

20. Legends of the Superheroes (1979)
Episode: The Roast (1979)

Action, Comedy, Adventure

6.2
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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.

Director: Bill Carruthers | Stars: Jeff Altman, Ruth Buzzi, Charlie Callas, Pat Carroll

Votes: 6

21. Walking Tall Part II (1975)

PG | 109 min | Action, Biography, Crime

6.1
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Sheriff Buford Pusser continues his one-man war against moonshiners and a ruthless crime syndicate after the murder of his wife in late 1960's Tennessee.

Director: Earl Bellamy | Stars: Bo Svenson, Luke Askew, John Davis Chandler, Robert DoQui

Votes: 781

22. Legends of the Superheroes (1979)

100 min | Action, Comedy, Adventure

6.0
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A teamup of some of DC Comics' greatest superheroes together, for 2 specials: a race to stop the united supervillains' plot to destroy the earth, then later a roast in tribute to all of the heroes hosted by Ed McMahon.

Stars: Jeff Altman, Charlie Callas, Gabriel Dell, Howard Morris

Votes: 293

23. The Evil (1978)

R | 89 min | Horror, Thriller

6.0
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A doctor buys a Civil War era dilapidated mansion and hires a few friends to fix it up but the mansion is haunted.

Director: Gus Trikonis | Stars: Richard Crenna, Joanna Pettet, Andrew Prine, Cassie Yates

Votes: 958

24. Legends of the Superheroes (1979)
Episode: The Challenge (1979)

Action, Comedy, Adventure

6.0
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The superheroes only have one hour to find Dr. Silvana's Doomsday Machine before it destroys all life on Earth. Their only leads are clues left by the arch villains, each one of which might be a trap.

Directors: Bill Carruthers, Chris Darley | Stars: Jeff Altman, Charlie Callas, Gabriel Dell, Frank Gorshin

Votes: 5

25. Big Bob Johnson and His Fantastic Speed Circus (1978 TV Movie)

100 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

5.8
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Big Bob Johnson is the leader of a ragtag auto racing team that helps an heir to gain the inheritance his uncle is trying to snatch from him, and finds himself in a race from one end of ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Starrett | Stars: Charles Napier, Maud Adams, Constance Forslund, Robert Stoneman

Votes: 21

26. Shanks (1974)

PG | 93 min | Fantasy, Horror

5.7
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A mute puppeteer uses a deceased scientist's invention to control dead bodies like puppets.

Director: William Castle | Stars: Marcel Marceau, Tsilla Chelton, Philippe Clay, Cindy Eilbacher

Votes: 405

27. Arnold (1973)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

5.6
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Upon his death, Arnold marries his lover, Karen, in spite of his widow, and leaves deathtraps accompanied by audiotapes and his preserved and articulate corpse for those who cared only for his money.

Director: Georg Fenady | Stars: Stella Stevens, Roddy McDowall, Elsa Lanchester, Shani Wallis

Votes: 279

28. The Hanged Man (1974 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 73 min | Western

5.6
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A gunfighter who survives his own hanging helps a young widow who is trying to keep a ruthless land baron from taking her ranch.

Director: Michael Caffey | Stars: Steve Forrest, Dean Jagger, Will Geer, Sharon Acker

Votes: 195

29. Ben (1972)

PG | 94 min | Horror, Thriller

5.2
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A lonely boy befriends Ben, the leader of a violent pack of killer rats.

Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: Lee Montgomery, Joseph Campanella, Arthur O'Connell, Rosemary Murphy

Votes: 1,510

30. Murders in the Rue Morgue (1971)

PG-13 | 87 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

5.2
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Paris...at the turn of the century. Inspector Vidocq investigates a series of unexplained murders at a Grand Guignol-type theatre...where the players have suddenly become real-life victims. Based on the story by Edgar Allan Poe.

Director: Gordon Hessler | Stars: Jason Robards, Herbert Lom, Christine Kaufmann, Adolfo Celi

Votes: 749

31. Skullduggery (1970)

GP | 105 min | Adventure

4.6
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The missing-link is found on a safari in New Guinea. Is it human or animal?

Directors: Gordon Douglas, Richard Wilson | Stars: Burt Reynolds, Susan Clark, Roger C. Carmel, Paul Hubschmid

Votes: 247

32. The Cyclops (1957)

Approved | 66 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

4.4
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An expedition to Mexico finds and does battle with a mutated 25-foot man with one big eye.

Director: Bert I. Gordon | Stars: James Craig, Gloria Talbott, Lon Chaney Jr., Tom Drake

Votes: 631

33. Terror in the Wax Museum (1973)

PG | 93 min | Horror, Mystery

4.1
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The murder of a Wax Museum proprietor and some other strange goings-on in the vicinity prompt a police investigator to determine whether the killer is one of the principles who wants to own... See full summary »

Director: Georg Fenady | Stars: Ray Milland, Elsa Lanchester, Maurice Evans, John Carradine

Votes: 236

34. The Stranger (1973 TV Movie)

100 min | Sci-Fi

3.4
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TV series pilot (series never launched). After a freak mishap, an astronaut finds himself on an almost precise copy of Earth (right down to the Plymouth cars). However, this planet has ... See full summary »

Director: Lee H. Katzin | Stars: Glenn Corbett, Cameron Mitchell, Sharon Acker, Lew Ayres

Votes: 363

35. War of the Colossal Beast (1958)

Approved | 69 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

3.2
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Glenn Manning, "The Amazing Colosasal Man," believed dead after falling from the Hoover Dam, reemerges in rural Mexico, brain damaged, disfigured, and very hungry.

Director: Bert I. Gordon | Stars: Sally Fraser, Roger Pace, Duncan 'Dean' Parkin, Russ Bender

Votes: 1,400