Most Popular San Francisco Movies and TV Shows
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4. Big Trouble in Little China (1986)
PG-13 | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A rough-and-tumble trucker helps rescue his friend's fiance from an ancient sorcerer in a supernatural battle beneath Chinatown.
Votes: 113,418 | Gross: $11.10M
7. One on Top of the Other (1969)
R | 108 min | Mystery, Thriller
An unscrupulous doctor is accused of murdering his asthmatic wife as part of an insurance scam, despite her apparent reemergence as a high-class stripper.
8. Layla Live or Die (2008)
Not Rated | 67 min | Drama
A Middle Eastern girl comes to America to for an arranged marriage but ends up a go-go dancer with a psychotic police officer as her guardian angel.
PG | 95 min | Comedy, Mystery
Famous detective Charlie Chan (Sir Peter Ustinov) is called out of retirement to help a San Francisco Detective (Brian Keith) solve a mysterious series of murders. With his bumbling ... See full summary »
12. Charlie Chan at Treasure Island (1939)
Approved | 74 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror
Charlie's investigation of a phony psychic during the 1939 World Exposition on San Francisco's Treasure Island leads him to expose a suicide as murder.
13. Flame of Barbary Coast (1945)
Approved | 91 min | Musical, Romance, Western
Duke falls for Flaxen in the Barbary Coast in turn-of-the-century San Francisco. He loses money to crooked gambler Tito, goes home and PL: learns to gamble, and returns. After he makes a ... See full summary »
14. Katherine (1975 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 97 min | Drama
A harrowing look at the 1960s and early 1970s through the eyes of Katherine Alman, a wealthy debutante who slowly, but inexorably spirals down into a fight for the causes that shook a ... See full summary »
16. The Deep Six (1958)
Approved | 105 min | Drama, War
Called to active duty during WW2, reserve Navy Lieutenant Alec Austin struggles to do his military duties while observing his Quaker beliefs, at the dismay of his comrades.
17. Web of Deception (1994 TV Movie)
PG | 92 min | Thriller
A forensic psychatrist of the Police Department falls for a fatal attraction that threatens to terminate his marriage, his career and his life.
Drama, Romance | Post-production
On the night of their wedding anniversary, a bohemian theatre actress and a beatnik inspired writer confront the strife of their relationship, dreams, and the city they once loved.
20. Opt-in (2019)
63 min | Drama, Thriller
An idealistic engineer lands his dream job at the biggest social media company in the world. But when he discovers the dark side of the business, he must decide whether to stay silent or risk everything to expose the truth.
22. The Romance of Tarzan (1918)
70 min | Action, Adventure
Tarzan and Jane are to sail for England. They are attacked by natives and Tarzan is believed to have been killed. The Greystoke relatives return to England, the Porters (Jane's family) goes... See full summary »
23. The House Without a Key (1926)
Passed | 210 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
A Pathe serial in ten chapters of two-reels each: Dan Winterslip, a wealthy man in Honolulu, has not spoken to his brother, who owns a hotel next to Winterslip's estate, in over twenty ... See full summary »
24. Bedtime (1996– )
30 min | Drama
Six very different couples from six major US cities spend their evenings discussing their relationships and personal challenges. Some try to face their issues, while others try to avoid them with sex.
25. Elevator Girls in Bondage (1972)
56 min | Comedy
Inspired by the writings of Karl Marx, the female staff of a seedy San Francisco hotel revolt against the management to protest low wages and squalid working conditions.
26. Unsettled: Seeking Refuge in America (2019)
84 min | Documentary
Unsettled: Seeking Refuge in America follows the stories of LGBT refugees and asylum seekers from Africa and the Middle East as they flee persecution in their countries of origin to seek better and safer lives in the U.S.
Director: Tom Shepard
28. Margaret Cho: I'm the One That I Want (2000 TV Special)
Unrated | 96 min | Documentary, Comedy
November, 1999, Margaret Cho is home in San Francisco at the Warfield Theater. Cho structures her monologue loosely on her professional life's trajectory: doing stand-up, cast in an ABC-TV ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,111 | Gross: $1.21M
30. 24 Hours on Craigslist (2005)
82 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy
This is about Craig Newmark popular classified ads website and the diverse postings that occur on the site in a single day.
31. Garden of the Peaceful Dragon (2019)
87 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography
An elderly African-American veteran who occupies an abandoned plot of land on Kauai, Hawaii, shares his fascinating off-the-grid existence and incredible life-story. Luvell Benford III ... See full summary »
33. Secrets of Alcatraz (1992 TV Movie)
45 min | Documentary
History and tour of the famed prison from it's days as a military fort to its use by Native American protesters in the 1970's. Includes interviews with former inmates and families of prison officials who lived on the island.
34. Navy Town (1986 TV Movie)
30 min | Documentary
Since World War II, the San Francisco Bay has been a center for US Navy bases. Should the refurbished and nuclear missile-armed USS Missouri battleship have a home port in San Francisco?
38. The Art of Being Mayor (1988 TV Movie)
30 min | Documentary
A behind the scenes report on San Francisco Mayor Art Agnos' first year in office. After winning a surprise, come-from-behind, landslide election victory, Agnos and his coalition of "... See full summary »
41. Further! Ken Kesey's American Dreams (1987 TV Movie)
60 min | Biography
"Further: Ken Kesey's American Dreams" is a one-hour public television biography of the famed counter-culture leader of the Merry Pranksters and the author of "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" and "Sometimes a Great Notion."
Supernatural (2005– )
A Most Holy Man
TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Sam and Dean are close to collecting everything they need to open a rift into the Apocalyptic World and possibly rescuing Mary (guest star Samantha Smith) and Jack. The one missing ... See full summary »
Everything Wrong with... (2012– )
Everything Wrong with the Room in 8 Minutes or Less
TV-14 | 8 min | Comedy
We take on the so-called "worst movie ever made": The Room, which several of you have requested. How bad is it? Well, it's so bad, half the Cinema Sins team hasn't even watched it to this ... See full summary »
Star: Jeremy Scott
Knight Rider (1982–1986)
Knight of the Drones
TV-PG | 96 min | Action, Crime, Drama
C.J. Jackson, the man who murdered Michael's predecessor at the Foundation, Ken Franklin breaks out of jail with help from a Self destruct robot disguised as a radio and a drone car. The ... See full summary »
TV-14 | 60 min | Thriller
Putting their trust on the line, a couple considers a proposal from a notorious investor: a night with Sean in exchange for funding Lisa's startup.
Crime, Sci-Fi, Western
A man who worked for some criminals, who decided to leave so that his daughter could have normal life hires the guys to bring his daughter to him because he is dying. Jonathan asks him to ... See full summary »
Fantasy Island (1977–1984)
The Love Doctor/Pleasure Palace/Possessed
TV-G | 60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Film star Kim Holland wants a weekend of anonymity; stuffy lawyer Gordon Hughes traces his roots and is disillusioned; and Lorna Hendricks needs help in finding out why her daughter Stephanie is acting so oddly.