Highest Rated Titles With Bruce Lawton


1. The Forgotten Films of Roscoe Fatty Arbuckle (2005 Video)

TV-G | 600 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.3
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Popular rival of friend Charlie Chaplin, mentor of sidekick Buster Keaton, Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle (1887-1933) dominated silent film comedy from the days of Keystone until tragic events in ... See full summary »

Director: Paul E. Gierucki | Stars: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Johnny Arthur, Monty Banks, Charles Chaplin

Votes: 23

2. American Masters (1985– )

90 min | Documentary, Biography

8.1
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The life story of Louisa May Alcott based on her writings as well as those of family, friends and associates.

Stars: Martin Scorsese, Tony Bennett, Peter Bogdanovich, Lee Grant

Votes: 428

3. The First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies (1995 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary

8.0
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Director: Chuck Workman | Stars: Peter Coyote, Robert Altman, Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Fred Astaire

Votes: 174

4. Visions of Light (1992)

92 min | Documentary, History

7.8
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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 »

Directors: Arnold Glassman, Todd McCarthy, Stuart Samuels | Stars: Conrad L. Hall, John Bailey, Vilmos Zsigmond, Charles Lang

Votes: 2,514 | Gross: $0.80M

5. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: D.W. Griffith: Father of Film (1993)

155 min | Documentary, Biography

7.6
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Directors: Kevin Brownlow, David Gill | Stars: Roy Aitken, Lindsay Anderson, William Bakewell, Evelyn Baldwin

Votes: 114

6. The Chaplin Puzzle (1992 TV Movie)

Documentary

7.4
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An examination of the early film career of Charles Chaplin when he developed his film making skills and his most famous character.

Director: Don McGlynn | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Burgess Meredith

Votes: 15

7. The Dying of the Light (2015)

95 min | Documentary

7.0
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A documentary that explores the history and craft of motion-picture presentation through the lives and stories of the last generation of career projectionists.

Director: Peter Flynn | Stars: Bernie Anderson, Paul Bader, Jon Berberian, Dorman Bermingham

Votes: 26

8. Love (1919)

TV-G | 23 min | Short, Comedy

7.0
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A farm boy must rescue his sweetheart from being married off to someone she does not love.

Director: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle | Stars: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Monty Banks, Frank Hayes, Kate Price

Votes: 162

9. Harry Langdon: Lost and Found - A Story in Five Parts (1997 Video)

Not Rated | 74 min | Documentary

6.7
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An off-screen narrator and nine talking heads make the case for Harry Langdon being ranked just below Chaplin, Keaton, and Lloyd as a fine movie comedian. They celebrate his slowed-down ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Arkus, Charles Chaplin, Beth Daniels, Ken Gordon

Votes: 12

10. Character Studies (1927)

TV-G | 6 min | Short, Comedy

6.6
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Carter DeHaven announces that he will perform a series of "impressions." For each impression we see him applying makeup, then he ducks down below the makeup table and pops up, in order, as ... See full summary »

Stars: Carter DeHaven, Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Jackie Coogan, Douglas Fairbanks

Votes: 142

11. My Stars (1926)

Passed | 11 min | Comedy, Short

6.5
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Johnny tries hard to impress his girl, but she seems to be much more interested in movie stars.

Director: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle | Stars: Johnny Arthur, Florence Lee, Virginia Vance, George Davis

Votes: 99

12. Fool's Luck (1926)

Approved | 15 min | Comedy, Short

6.5
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A young man faces perilous adventures when he is evicted from his apartment.

Director: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle | Stars: Lupino Lane, George Davis, Virginia Vance, Jack Lloyd

Votes: 104

13. The Movies (1925)

TV-G | 19 min | Comedy, Short

6.4
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Although his parents have warned him to stay away from the movies, our hero winds up acting in a costume picture, doubling for comedian Lloyd Hamilton.

Director: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle | Stars: Lloyd Hamilton, Marcella Daly, Arthur Thalasso, Frank Jonasson

Votes: 94

14. Coney Island (1917)

TV-G | 25 min | Short, Comedy

6.4
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Roscoe tries to dump his wife so he can enjoy the beach attractions. Buster arrives with Alice who is taken away from him by Al who loses her to Roscoe. Bathing beauties and Keystone Kops abound.

Director: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle | Stars: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Buster Keaton, Joe Bordeaux, Jimmy Bryant

Votes: 1,012

15. He Did and He Didn't (I) (1916)

TV-G | 20 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

6.4
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A doctor irrationally suspects his wife is carrying on an affair with her childhood friend.

Director: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle | Stars: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Mabel Normand, William Jefferson, Al St. John

Votes: 157

16. Curses! (1925)

Approved | 18 min | Short, Comedy

6.4
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When Buttonshoe Bill steals some papers from Buckwheat Ben, and kidnaps Ben's daughter, Rodney Hemingway comes to the rescue.

Directors: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Grover Jones | Stars: Al St. John, Bartine Burkett, Walter C. Reed, John Sinclair

Votes: 113

17. Leap Year (1924)

Passed | 56 min | Comedy

6.3
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A young man, heir to his misogynistic and millionaire uncle, and in love with a nurse, gets in trouble when he gives advice on marriage to his girlfriends.

Directors: James Cruze, Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle | Stars: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Lucien Littlefield, Mary Thurman, John McKinnon

Votes: 197

18. Fatty's Plucky Pup (1915)

TV-G | 27 min | Comedy, Short

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Four bad men have kidnapped Fatty's girlfriend and plan to kill her. Fatty's dog knows where she is, but Fatty doesn't and he was crying. However the dog came back to get Fatty, and they ... See full summary »

Director: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle | Stars: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Phyllis Allen, Edgar Kennedy, Joe Bordeaux

Votes: 135

19. Mabel's Wilful Way (1915)

TV-G | 11 min | Short, Comedy

6.1
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Mabel sneaks away from her parents for some mischievous fun at the fairgrounds with a pair of impromptu suitors.

Directors: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Mack Sennett | Stars: Mabel Normand, Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Edgar Kennedy, Alice Davenport

Votes: 117

20. Fatty's Faithful Fido (1915)

TV-G | 13 min | Comedy, Short

6.0
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Fatty and Al are Minta's suitors. After Fatty sics his dog on him, Al marks Fatty for roughing up by two thugs, but the plan backfires.

Director: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle | Stars: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Minta Durfee, Al St. John, Frank Hayes

Votes: 166

21. That Little Band of Gold (1915)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Short

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A happy young couple become engaged, and soon afterwards they are married. But after their marriage, the husband begins to stay out carousing with his friends, leaving his wife at home with... See full summary »

Director: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle | Stars: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Mabel Normand, Ford Sterling, Alice Davenport

Votes: 135