Latest Titles With Jason Robards


1. Signature (1981–1982)
Episode: Jason Robards

30 min | Talk-Show

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Director: Michael Albanese | Stars: Jason Robards, Gregory Jackson

2. Broadway Legends (2002 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Director: Kathryn Barnier | Stars: Lauren Bacall, Barbara Barrie, Brian Bedford, Matthew Broderick

3. Money and Power: The History of Business (2001 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary

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The stories of some of the greatest innovators in the history of business, from Cosimo de' Medici and James Watt to John D. Rockefeller, Henry Luce, the Warner brothers and Bill Gates.

Star: Jason Robards

4. Going Home (2000 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

6.8
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Director: Ian Barry | Stars: Jason Robards, Sherry Stringfield, Clint Black, Ashley Crow

Votes: 111

5. That Moment: Magnolia Diary (2000 Video)

73 min | Documentary, Drama

7.5
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A very in-depth documentary that follows the very over-worked director Paul Thomas Anderson through a gruelling 80+ days of shooting for the film Magnolia (1999). Very funny behind the ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Rance | Stars: Paul Thomas Anderson, Fiona Apple, William Arnold, Bobby Brewer

Votes: 334

6. They Drew Fire (2000 TV Movie)

56 min | Documentary

7.0
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The story of World War II combat artists and their art.

Director: Brian Lanker | Stars: Jason Robards, Franklin Boggs, Howard Brodie, Manuel Bromberg

Votes: 29

7. 6th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2000 TV Special)

Family

4.0
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Screen Actors Guild Award - American award, awarded by Guild of movie actors of the USA from 1995 for movies and television serials.

Director: Ron de Moraes | Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Hank Azaria, Kathy Baker, Roberto Benigni

Votes: 94

8. Magnolia (1999)

R | 188 min | Drama

8.0
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77 Metascore

An epic mosaic of interrelated characters in search of love, forgiveness, and meaning in the San Fernando Valley.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Tom Cruise, Jason Robards, Julianne Moore, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Votes: 254,126 | Gross: $22.46M

9. Aimee Mann: Save Me (1999 Video)

4 min | Short, Music

6.9
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Paul Thomas Anderson-directed music video of Aimee Mann's Academy Award-nominated song. Shot during production of Anderson's 'Magnolia' and featuring the film's ensemble cast.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Jim Beaver, Jeremy Blackman, Tom Cruise, Henry Gibson

Votes: 143

10. The 53rd Annual Tony Awards (1999 TV Special)

Music

8.1
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Director: Paul Miller | Stars: Kevin Anderson, Julie Andrews, Bea Arthur, Alec Baldwin

Votes: 49

12. Enemy of the State (1998)

R | 132 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

7.3
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67 Metascore

A lawyer becomes a target by a corrupt politician and his NSA goons when he accidentally receives key evidence to a serious politically motivated crime.

Director: Tony Scott | Stars: Will Smith, Gene Hackman, Jon Voight, Lisa Bonet

Votes: 200,128 | Gross: $111.55M

13. Beloved (1998)

R | 172 min | Drama, History, Horror

5.9
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57 Metascore

Based on the book by Toni Morrison, in which a slave is visited by the spirit of her deceased daughter.

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Oprah Winfrey, Danny Glover, Yada Beener, Emil Pinnock

Votes: 6,362 | Gross: $22.85M

14. The Real Macaw (1998)

G | 91 min | Family, Adventure

5.6
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An ancient talking macaw named Mac becomes the saving grace for an elderly man threatened with a nursing home, when it is discovered that the talking bird knows the whereabouts of a buried ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Andreacchio | Stars: Jamie Croft, Deborra-Lee Furness, Joe Petruzzi, John Waters

Votes: 364

15. Heartwood (1998)

PG-13 | 92 min | Drama

5.3
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The sawmill Logan is the center to which the small town of Deroy . When the old Logan can not cope with his debts, the life of the whole community is threatened.

Director: Lanny Cotler | Stars: Jason Robards, Eddie Mills, Hilary Swank, John Terry

Votes: 140

16. The Irish in America: Long Journey Home (1998– )

Documentary, History

6.2
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A survey of the ethnic history of the Irish population in the the United States of America.

Stars: Michael Murphy, Claire Bloom, Jason Robards, Thomas J. Fleming

Votes: 40

17. The Making Of The Real Macaw (1998 TV Short)

22 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure

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Stars: Jamie Croft, Mario Andreacchio, Deborra-Lee Furness, Peter Gregg

18. The Irish in America: Long Journey Home (1998– )
Episode: Success (1998)

Documentary, History

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Stars: Michael Murphy, Claire Bloom, Jason Robards

19. A Thousand Acres (1997)

R | 105 min | Drama

6.0
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"King Lear" set on a farm in Iowa.

Director: Jocelyn Moorhouse | Stars: Michelle Pfeiffer, Jessica Lange, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jason Robards

Votes: 4,548 | Gross: $7.93M

20. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: Truman: Part I (1997)

Not Rated | 139 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.3
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Biography of U.S. President Harry S Truman.

Director: David Grubin | Stars: Charles Babcock, Winston Churchill, Robert Farren, Mike Fennelly

Votes: 82

21. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: Truman: Part II (1997)

Not Rated | 112 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.8
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Director: David Grubin | Star: Jason Robards

Votes: 40

22. The West (1996– )

537 min | Documentary, History, War

8.4
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Stephen Ives' "The West" is a PBS 4-Video Series co-produced by Ken Burns: - "Death Runs Riot" 85 min. - "Fight No More Forever" 85 min. - "Ghost Dance" 58 min. - "The People" 82 min.

Stars: Peter Coyote, N. Scott Momaday, Murphy Guyer, John Trudell

Votes: 957

23. The West (1996– )
Episode: Death Runs Riot (1996)

85 min | Documentary, History, War

8.0
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The West had always symbolized hope and new beginnings, but in the 1850s, as more American pioneers poured west to start over, they brought with them the nation's oldest, most divisive issue -- slavery.

Director: Stephen Ives | Stars: Peter Coyote, Dayton Duncan, Patricia Nelson Limerick, Martin Ridge

Votes: 40

24. The West (1996– )
Episode: Empire Upon the Trails (1996)

85 min | Documentary, History, War

7.7
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In the early 1800's, no one knew who would control the seemingly infinite spaces of the West.

Director: Stephen Ives | Stars: Peter Coyote, Richard White, Fred Gowans, N. Scott Momaday

Votes: 49

25. The West (1996– )
Episode: Fight No More Forever (1996)

86 min | Documentary, History, War

8.2
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By the 1870s, only a few groups resisted the nation's push to conquer the West.

Director: Stephen Ives | Stars: Peter Coyote, N. Scott Momaday, Stephen Ambrose, Jo Allyn Archambault

Votes: 45

26. The West (1996– )
Episode: Speck of the Future (1996)

86 min | Documentary, History, War

7.8
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In 1848, a sawmill worker named James Marshall reached down into the stream bed of the American River in California -- and came up with the future of the West in the palm of his hand. He had discovered gold.

Director: Stephen Ives | Stars: Peter Coyote, J.S. Holliday, T.H. Watkins, Richard White

Votes: 46

27. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: T.R.: The Story of Theodore Roosevelt (Part I) (1996)

Not Rated | 110 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.8
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Director: David Grubin | Stars: John Morton Blum, John Milton Cooper, Edith Derby Williams, John Gable

Votes: 72

28. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: T.R.: The Story of Theodore Roosevelt (Part II) (1996)

Not Rated | Documentary, Biography, History

8.5
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Director: David Grubin | Star: Jason Robards

Votes: 31

29. 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: 86,722 | Gross: $91.40M

30. My Antonia (1995 TV Movie)

PG | 100 min | Drama

6.7
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Life in rural Nebraska in the late 1890s.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Jason Robards, Eva Marie Saint, Neil Patrick Harris, Jan Tríska

Votes: 211

31. Journey (1995 TV Movie)

PG | 96 min | Drama

6.6
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Journey and his grandfather Marcus have to come to terms with each other's reactions to the loss when Journey's mother, Min, decides to leave Journey and his sister Cat to be looked after ... See full summary »

Director: Tom McLoughlin | Stars: Jason Robards, Brenda Fricker, Max Pomeranc, Eliza Dushku

Votes: 161

32. The Great American West (1995)

41 min | Documentary, Short, History

7.4
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THE GREAT AMERICAN WEST tells the story of the settlement of the United States' western frontier. Using the stories and words taken from diaries and letters of real people, this film not ... See full summary »

Director: Reed Smoot | Stars: Jason Robards, Sagiri Arima, Preston Cheung, Christopher Ivins

Votes: 51

33. The Paper (1994)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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NYC tabloid editor Henry is faced with tough decisions while he faces several serious life challenges and a tempting job offer.

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

Votes: 11,137 | Gross: $38.82M

34. Little Big League (1994)

PG | 119 min | Comedy, Family, Sport

6.1
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A young boy is bequeathed the ownership of a professional baseball team.

Director: Andrew Scheinman | Stars: Luke Edwards, Timothy Busfield, John Ashton, Ashley Crow

Votes: 8,259 | Gross: $12.21M

35. Baseball (1994– )

TV-PG | 1,140 min | Documentary, History, Sport

9.2
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A documentary on the history of the sport with major topics including Afro-American players, player/team owner relations and the resilience of the game.

Stars: John Chancellor, Daniel Okrent, Ossie Davis, Paul Roebling

Votes: 2,931

36. The Enemy Within (1994 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 86 min | Drama, Thriller

5.9
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Colonel Casey discovers what appears to be plans by General Lloyd to use fake military excercises to assist Jack Giddings in his plans to remove President Foster from office. Colonel Casey,... See full summary »

Director: Jonathan Darby | Stars: Forest Whitaker, Sam Waterston, Dana Delany, Jason Robards

Votes: 811

37. Baseball (1994– )
Episode: A National Heirloom (1994)

TV-PG | 114 min | Documentary, History, Sport

8.8
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The 1920s begin with America trying to recover from World War I and baseball trying to recover from the scandal of the 1919 World Series.

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: Grover Cleveland Alexander, Roger Angell, Adam Arkin, Red Barber

Votes: 76

38. Baseball (1994– )
Episode: Our Game (1994)

TV-PG | 112 min | Documentary, History, Sport

8.4
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In New York City, in the 1840s, people need a diversion from the "railroad pace" at which they work and live. They find it in a game of questionable origins.

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: Roger Angell, Adam Arkin, Philip Bosco, Thomas Boswell

Votes: 107

39. Baseball (1994– )
Episode: Something Like a War (1994)

TV-PG | 103 min | Documentary, History, Sport

8.3
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In 1894, a sportwriter named Byron Bancroft "Ban" Johnson takes over a struggling minor league - the Western League - and turns it into a financial success.

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: Roger Angell, Adam Arkin, Philip Bosco, Thomas Boswell

Votes: 90

40. Baseball (1994– )
Episode: The Faith of Fifty Million People (1994)

TV-PG | 117 min | Documentary, History, Sport

8.4
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Before and after World War I, a steady stream of immigrants lands on the shores of America. They want instantly to become American. To pursue the American dream. To play the American game.

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: Grover Cleveland Alexander, Adam Arkin, Red Barber, Keith Carradine

Votes: 77

41. Baseball (1994– )
Episode: The National Pastime (1994)

TV-PG | 148 min | Documentary, History, Sport

8.5
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In Europe, in the Pacific, on the homefront, both African-Americans and whites fight to make the world safe for democracy. When the world ends, Major League Baseball becomes, in fact, what it has always claimed to be: the national pastime.

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: Roger Angell, Adam Arkin, Arthur Ashe, Red Barber

Votes: 74

42. Philadelphia (1993)

PG-13 | 125 min | Drama

7.7
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66 Metascore

When a man with HIV is fired by his law firm because of his condition, he hires a homophobic small time lawyer as the only willing advocate for a wrongful dismissal suit.

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Roberta Maxwell, Buzz Kilman

Votes: 191,603 | Gross: $77.32M

43. The Adventures of Huck Finn (1993)

PG | 108 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.2
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In Missouri, during the 1840s, young Huck Finn fearful of his drunkard father and yearning for adventure, leaves his foster family and joins with runaway slave Jim in a voyage down the Mississippi River toward slavery free states.

Director: Stephen Sommers | Stars: Elijah Wood, Courtney B. Vance, Robbie Coltrane, Jason Robards

Votes: 6,675 | Gross: $24.10M

44. Heidi (1993– )

G | 193 min | Drama, Family

7.2
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After charming her reclusive grandfather and falling in love with the beautiful mountain he calls home, Heidi is uprooted and sent to Frankfurt where she befriends Klara, a young girl confined to a wheelchair.

Stars: Jason Robards, Jane Seymour, Patricia Neal, Siân Phillips

Votes: 1,413

45. The Trial (1993)

PG-13 | 120 min | Drama, Thriller

6.0
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Joseph K. awakens one morning, to find two strange men in his room, telling him he has been arrested. Joseph is not told, with what he is charged, and despite being "arrested", is allowed ... See full summary »

Director: David Hugh Jones | Stars: Kyle MacLachlan, Anthony Hopkins, Jason Robards, Juliet Stevenson

Votes: 1,880

46. Sam Peckinpah: Man of Iron (1993 TV Movie)

92 min | Documentary, Biography

7.4
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This straight-talking program seeks to understand the enigmatic and controversial Sam Peckinpah, whose violent films such as The Wild Bunch and Straw Dogs had a telling effect on the cinema... See full summary »

Director: Paul Joyce | Stars: Sam Peckinpah, Alan Sharp, Katherine Haber, Kris Kristofferson

Votes: 121

47. The Roots of Roe (1993 TV Movie)

56 min | Documentary

6.8
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Abortion and contraception go back thousands of years. So does the question of who should control them. Our attitudes about controlling human reproduction through abortion and contraception... See full summary »

Director: Andie Haas | Stars: Helen Alvare, Anne Archer, Margaret Avery, Drew Barrymore

Votes: 13

48. Heidi (1993– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1993)

TV-G | 93 min | Drama, Family

8.0
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After charming her reclusive grandfather and falling in love with the beautiful mountain he calls home, Heidi is uprooted and sent to Frankfurt where she befriends Klara, a young girl ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Ray Rhodes | Stars: Jason Robards, Jane Seymour, Patricia Neal, Siân Phillips

Votes: 5

49. Heidi (1993– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1993)

G | Drama, Family

8.0
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Director: Michael Ray Rhodes | Stars: Jason Robards, Jane Seymour, Patricia Neal, Siân Phillips

Votes: 5

50. Storyville (1992)

R | 113 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.8
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While investigating his own blackmailing, a young politician uncovers his family's deep secrets.

Director: Mark Frost | Stars: James Spader, Joanne Whalley, Jason Robards, Charlotte Lewis

Votes: 963 | Gross: $0.42M

51. Lincoln (1992 TV Movie)

240 min | Biography, History

7.1
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Famous actors read testimonies from people close to Lincoln about him and his actions during the Civil War.

Directors: Peter W. Kunhardt, James A. Edgar | Stars: Jason Robards, James Earl Jones, Glenn Close, Richard Widmark

Votes: 224

52. Deceptions (1992)

120 min | Thriller

7.1
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Director: L.J. Munkler | Stars: Jason Robards, Brian Cox, Fred Williamson, Ian McKay

Votes: 47 | Gross: $5.30M

53. The Peoples Palace: Secrets of the New York Public Library (1992)

Documentary

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A documentary about the New York Public Library, including the Lincoln Center Library for the Performing Arts and the Schomberg Center in Harlem.

Director: James A. Edgar | Star: Jason Robards

54. When It Was a Game 2 (1992 TV Movie)

Unrated | 58 min | Documentary, History, Sport

7.9
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Film consists solely of 8mm and 16mm film taken by players and fans from 1925 to 1961. All but approximately 6 minutes of the film is in color. Also includes literary passages, remembrances... See full summary »

Stars: Hank Aaron, Mel Allen, Elden Auker, Red Barber

Votes: 148

55. Rabbit Ears: Jonah and the Whale (1992 Video)

22 min | Animation, Short

7.9
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Stars: Jason Robards, Dennis Hopper

Votes: 8

56. Pillar of Fire (1992 TV Movie)

93 min | Documentary

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A seven-part mini series on the history of the rebirth of Israel.

Directors: Gideon Drori, Steve Edwards, Harrison Engle | Star: Jason Robards

57. One More Spring (1992 TV Movie)

Comedy

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Director: Kirk Browning | Stars: Kimberli Colbourne, Jason Robards

58. Reading Rainbow (1983– )
Episode: Sam the Sea Cow (1992)

TV-Y | 27 min | Family

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LeVar goes to Florida to help take care of manatee with a crew of marine biology experts. He gets to feed a baby manatee, and assists in returning a rehabilitated manatee back to the ocean.... See full summary »

Stars: LeVar Burton, Jason Robards

59. Chernobyl: The Final Warning (1991 TV Movie)

Unrated | 95 min | Drama

6.4
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True story about the tragic nuclear power plant accident in Chernobyl.

Director: Anthony Page | Stars: Jon Voight, Jason Robards, Sammi Davis, Annette Crosbie

Votes: 200

60. Empire of the Air: The Men Who Made Radio (1991)

TV-G | 113 min | Documentary, History

7.8
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For 50 years, radio dominated the airwaves as the first mass medium. Ken Burns examines the lives of three men who shared the responsibility for its invention and early success.

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: Jason Robards, Red Barber, Erik Barnouw, Ken Bilby

Votes: 349

61. An Inconvenient Woman (1991– )

182 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.1
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A fictional account of the Bloomingdale murder scandal in the 1980's about an heir to one of the richest families in USA and his affair with a model.

Stars: Jason Robards, Jill Eikenberry, Rebecca De Mornay, Chelsea Field

Votes: 206

62. When It Was a Game (1991 TV Movie)

Unrated | 57 min | Documentary, History, Sport

8.4
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This film consists solely of 8mm and 16mm film taken by players and fans from 1934 and 1957. All but a few minutes of the film are in color. Included is color footage of past major league ... See full summary »

Stars: Hank Aaron, Bud Abbott, Elden Auker, Red Barber

Votes: 281

63. The Perfect Tribute (1991 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

7.5
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This is a period piece about how Lincoln came to write the Gettysburg Address. It's fictionalized to show the points of view of both North & South, and unlike most Civil War films, it ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Bender | Stars: Jason Robards, Lukas Haas, Campbell Scott, Katherine Helmond

Votes: 82

64. On the Waterways (1991– )

Documentary

7.4
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Star: Jason Robards

Votes: 5

65. Mark Twain and Me (1991 TV Movie)

93 min | Biography, Drama

7.4
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Dorothy Quick, a young girl, befriends the famous writer, Samuel "Mark Twain" Clemans, during the final years of his life.

Director: Daniel Petrie | Stars: Jason Robards, Talia Shire, R.H. Thomson, Fiona Reid

Votes: 97

66. An Inconvenient Woman (1991– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1991)

Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.4
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Director: Larry Elikann | Stars: Jason Robards, Jill Eikenberry, Rebecca De Mornay, Chelsea Field

Votes: 5

67. An Inconvenient Woman (1991– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1991)

Drama, Mystery, Thriller

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Director: Larry Elikann | Stars: Jason Robards, Jill Eikenberry, Rebecca De Mornay, Chelsea Field

68. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: Helen Hayes: First Lady of the American Theatre (1991)

Not Rated | Documentary, Biography

7.4
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Director: Timothy Marx | Stars: Helen Hayes, Pat Carroll, Colleen Dewhurst, José Ferrer

Votes: 45

69. The Civil War (1990– )

TV-14 | 680 min | Documentary, History, War

9.2
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A comprehensive survey of the American Civil War.

Stars: David McCullough, Sam Waterston, Julie Harris, Jason Robards

Votes: 8,008

70. 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: 16,912 | Gross: $15.26M

71. Night of 100 Stars III (1990 TV Movie)

180 min | Music

5.6
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All star variety special, the third "Night of 100 Stars" benefit for the Actors Fund.

Director: Jeff Margolis | Stars: Hank Aaron, Danny Aiello, Jane Alexander, Kim Alexis

Votes: 19

72. The Civil War (1990– )
Episode: A Very Bloody Affair (1862) (1990)

TV-PG | 69 min | Documentary, History, War

8.3
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By 1862, both sides had 1 million men in uniform across a 1000 mile battle front ranging from Manassas, Virginia to Missouri. Battles had taken a horrendous toll in human lives on both ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: David McCullough, Shelby Foote, Sam Waterston, Julie Harris

Votes: 165

73. The Civil War (1990– )
Episode: Forever Free (1862) (1990)

TV-PG | 76 min | Documentary, History, War

8.4
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While Gen. McClellan sat outside Richmond, three Union armies were being kept occupied by Stonewall Jackson and J.E.B. Stuart in northwestern Virginia. Lee was named commander of the army ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: David McCullough, Barbara Fields, Shelby Foote, William Safire

Votes: 156

74. The Civil War (1990– )
Episode: Most Hallowed Ground (1864) (1990)

TV-PG | 72 min | Documentary, History, War

8.5
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By the summer of 1864, the Union push had been stopped. At Petersburg, Union troops had been entrenched in an intricate network trenches for two months. The key to victory lay in Sherman ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: David McCullough, Shelby Foote, Ed Bearss, Stephen B. Oates

Votes: 136

75. The Civil War (1990– )
Episode: Simply Murder (1863) (1990)

TV-PG | 61 min | Documentary, History, War

8.5
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By early 1863, Union soldiers with the Army of the Potomac had not been paid for 6 months and supplies were thin. Some 200 men were deserting every day and by January one-quarter of the men... See full summary »

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: Barbara Fields, Paul Roebling, James Symington, Sam Waterston

Votes: 149

76. The Civil War (1990– )
Episode: The Better Angels of Our Nature (1865) (1990)

TV-PG | 68 min | Documentary, History, War

8.7
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The North celebrated Lee's surrender and the end of the war. On April 14, Good Friday, John Wilkes Booth learned that President Lincoln, General Grant and others were to attend a play at ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: David McCullough, Barbara Fields, Shelby Foote, James Symington

Votes: 137

77. The Civil War (1990– )
Episode: The Cause (1861) (1990)

TV-PG | 100 min | Documentary, History, War

8.6
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Slavery began to flourish in the U.S. at the end of the 18th century with Eli Whitney's invention of the cotton gin. Whereas it would take one person a day to produce a pound of clean ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: David McCullough, Shelby Foote, Barbara Fields, Ed Bearss

Votes: 196

78. The Civil War (1990– )
Episode: The Universe of Battle (1863) (1990)

TV-PG | 96 min | Documentary, History, War

8.8
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In trying to draw Union troops away from the siege of Vicksburg, Robert E. Lee invaded Pennsylvania and over three days 150,000 men would do battle at Gettysburg. Confederate soldiers had ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: David McCullough, Shelby Foote, Barbara Fields, Daisy Turner

Votes: 144

79. The Civil War (1990– )
Episode: Valley of the Shadow of Death (1864) (1990)

TV-PG | 69 min | Documentary, History, War

8.6
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By 1864, Union forces had the upper hand, though the end of war was not yet in sight. President Lincoln named U.S. Grant overall commander of the Union army, 533,000 strong and the largest ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: David McCullough, Shelby Foote, Ed Bearss, Sam Waterston

Votes: 136

80. The Civil War (1990– )
Episode: War Is All Hell (1865) (1990)

TV-PG | 69 min | Documentary, History, War

8.7
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By the beginning of 1865, the Confederacy was coming to an end. Atlanta had been overrun and Sherman was marching to the sea. Lincoln approved Sherman's plan against the advice of those ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: David McCullough, Shelby Foote, Ed Bearss, James Symington

Votes: 133

81. Parenthood (1989)

PG-13 | 124 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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The Buckmans are a midwestern family all dealing with their lives: estranged relatives, raising children, pressures of the job, and learning to be a good parent and spouse.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Steve Martin, Mary Steenburgen, Dianne Wiest, Jason Robards

Votes: 37,973 | Gross: $100.05M

82. Dream a Little Dream (1989)

PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.9
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An accident puts the consciousness of an elderly dream researcher into the body of a bratty teenager. The problem? The kid prefers dreamworld limbo to real life.

Director: Marc Rocco | Stars: Corey Feldman, Jason Robards, Piper Laurie, Meredith Salenger

Votes: 5,242 | Gross: $5.55M

83. Black Rainbow (1989)

R | 103 min | Horror, Thriller

5.9
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Martha Travis is a medium who makes contact with spirits "on the other side" and connects them with their loved ones still alive, in public performances. Trouble begins when she gives a ... See full summary »

Director: Mike Hodges | Stars: Rosanna Arquette, Jason Robards, Tom Hulce, Mark Joy

Votes: 1,012

84. Reunion (1989)

PG-13 | 110 min | Drama

7.0
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Two young boys from very different backgrounds become friends in 1933 Stuttgart. However, they don't realize how different they are until much later as one is the son of a well-to-do Jewish... See full summary »

Director: Jerry Schatzberg | Stars: Jason Robards, Christien Anholt, Samuel West, Françoise Fabian

Votes: 384

85. Metallica: One (1989 Video)

8 min | Short, Music

8.2
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A music video for Metallica's song 'One'.

Directors: Bill Pope, Michael Salomon | Stars: Timothy Bottoms, Metallica, Jason Robards

Votes: 252

86. Metallica: 2 of One (1989 Video)

Music

8.1
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Two versions of Metallica's 1989 video "One".

Directors: Steven Goldmann, Bill Pope, Michael Salomon, Dalton Trumbo | Stars: Kirk Hammett, James Hetfield, Metallica, Jason Newsted

Votes: 290

87. Bright Lights, Big City (1988)

R | 107 min | Drama

5.6
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A disillusioned young writer living in New York City turns to drugs and drinking to block out the memories of his dead mother and estranged wife.

Director: James Bridges | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Kiefer Sutherland, Phoebe Cates, Swoosie Kurtz

Votes: 6,176 | Gross: $16.12M

88. American Experience (1988– )

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.4
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A series showcasing documentaries on American history.

Stars: David McCullough, David Ogden Stiers, Michael Murphy, Oliver Platt

Votes: 1,092

89. The Good Mother (1988)

R | 103 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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A divorced mother may lose custody of her young daughter to her ex-husband after he learns that the little girl crawled into bed with the mother and her boyfriend.

Director: Leonard Nimoy | Stars: Diane Keaton, Liam Neeson, Jason Robards, Ralph Bellamy

Votes: 1,361 | Gross: $4.76M

90. The Christmas Wife (1988 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 73 min | Drama

6.6
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A widower not wanting to face his first Christmas alone responds to an ad for "social introductions".

Director: David Hugh Jones | Stars: Jason Robards, Julie Harris, Don Francks, James Eckhouse

Votes: 228

91. Inherit the Wind (1988 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, History

6.8
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A biblical orator opposes a liberal lawyer defending a man for teaching Darwinism in the 1920s South.

Director: David Greene | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Jason Robards, Darren McGavin, John Harkins

Votes: 390

92. Thomas Hart Benton (1988 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 85 min

7.4
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Thomas Hart Benton's paintings were energetic and uncompromising. Today his works are in museums, but Benton hung them in saloons for ordinary people to appreciate.

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: Henry Adams, Thomas Hart Benton, Arthur Danto, Burl Ives

Votes: 105

93. The 42nd Annual Tony Awards (1988 TV Special)

Family

7.6
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Tony Award is the popular name of award, annually awarded for achievements in area of the American theatre, including a musical theatre. Complete official name of bonus - "Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre".

Director: Walter C. Miller | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Kimberleigh Aarn, Joan Allen, Scott Bakula

Votes: 24

94. Square Dance (1987)

PG-13 | 112 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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Gemma is 13 years old lives with her grandpa in the country, she has for many years. One day her mother shows up, and wants to take Gemma to the city. Her mother is married now, and can ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Petrie | Stars: Jason Robards, Jane Alexander, Winona Ryder, Rob Lowe

Votes: 730 | Gross: $0.23M

95. Laguna Heat (1987 TV Movie)

R | 110 min | Drama, Thriller

5.2
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After his partner is killed, private detective Tom Shephard returns to his home in Laguna Beach, California, where he finds himself embroiled in a series of nightmarish murders that take him back to the past and some twisted family ties.

Director: Simon Langton | Stars: Harry Hamlin, Jason Robards, Rip Torn, Catherine Hicks

Votes: 112

96. Breaking Home Ties (1987 TV Movie)

95 min | Drama

7.2
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Inspired by a Norman Rockwell painting, this 1950s coming of age drama centers on a young man leaving home to attend college, where he will learn the lessons in becoming a man. While his family must deal with a life threatening illness.

Director: John Wilder | Stars: Jason Robards, Eva Marie Saint, Doug McKeon, Erin Gray

Votes: 72

97. Happy 100th Birthday, Hollywood (1987 TV Special)

120 min | Documentary

7.0
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Director: Jeff Margolis | Stars: Barbara Eden, Debbie Allen, June Allyson, Bea Arthur

Votes: 66

98. This Is Your Life (1955–2003)
Episode: Norman Wisdom - Second (1987)

Documentary, Biography

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Stars: Eamonn Andrews, Norman Wisdom, Moira Anderson, The Beverley Sisters

99. The Last Frontier (1986 TV Movie)

180 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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A single mother from LA marries an Australian cattle rancher following a whirlwind courtship. He returns to Australia ahead of her and her two children, and dies before they arrive. His ... See full summary »

Director: Simon Wincer | Stars: Peter Billingsley, Tony Bonner, Beth Buchanan, Les Dayman

Votes: 110

100. Johnny Bull (1986 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

6.2
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An English girl comes to America to join her American husband in a Pennsylvania coal town in the late 1950's. She faces the ire of her new mother-in-law, a former Hungarian with different ... See full summary »

Director: Claudia Weill | Stars: Jason Robards, Colleen Dewhurst, Peter MacNicol, Kathy Bates

Votes: 33