With Melvin Simon Productions (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Porky's (1981)

R | 94 min | Comedy

6.2
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40 Metascore

In 1954, a group of Florida high school students try to help their buddy lose his virginity, which leads them to seeking revenge on a sleazy nightclub owner and his redneck sheriff brother for harassing them.

Director: Bob Clark | Stars: Dan Monahan, Mark Herrier, Wyatt Knight, Roger Wilson

Votes: 35,259 | Gross: $111.29M

2. My Bodyguard (1980)

PG | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.1
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67 Metascore

When a boy comes to a new school and gets harassed by a bully, he acquires the services of the school's most feared kid as a bodyguard.

Director: Tony Bill | Stars: Chris Makepeace, Adam Baldwin, Matt Dillon, Paul Quandt

Votes: 7,982 | Gross: $22.48M

3. When a Stranger Calls (1979)

R | 97 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.5
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58 Metascore

A psychopathic killer terrorizes a babysitter, then returns seven years later to menace her again.

Director: Fred Walton | Stars: Carol Kane, Charles Durning, Rutanya Alda, Carmen Argenziano

Votes: 8,415 | Gross: $21.41M

4. Porky's Revenge (1985)

R | 92 min | Comedy

4.7
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24 Metascore

As graduation nears for the class of 1955 at Angel Beach High, the gang once again faces off against their old enemy, Porky, who wants them to throw the school's championship basketball game because he's betting on the opposing team.

Director: James Komack | Stars: Dan Monahan, Wyatt Knight, Tony Ganios, Mark Herrier

Votes: 7,118 | Gross: $20.52M

5. Zorro: The Gay Blade (1981)

PG | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.1
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52 Metascore

Mexico, 1840s. When the new Spanish Governor begins to grind the peasants under his heel, wealthy landowner Don Diego Vega follows in his late father's footsteps and becomes Zorro, the ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Medak | Stars: George Hamilton, Lauren Hutton, Brenda Vaccaro, Ron Leibman

Votes: 3,734 | Gross: $11.12M

6. Scavenger Hunt (1979)

PG | 116 min | Comedy

6.0
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To inherit a fortune, various addressees of a will must compete in a wild scavenger hunt to collect selected items, but cannot be simply bought.

Director: Michael Schultz | Stars: Richard Benjamin, James Coco, Scatman Crothers, Ruth Gordon

Votes: 2,267

7. The Stunt Man (1980)

R | 131 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

7.2
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A fugitive stumbles on a movie set just when they need a new stunt man, takes the job as a way to hide out and falls for the leading lady.

Director: Richard Rush | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Steve Railsback, Barbara Hershey, Allen Garfield

Votes: 8,023 | Gross: $7.06M

8. The Manitou (1978)

PG | 104 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.2
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A psychic's girlfriend finds out that a lump on her back is a growing reincarnation of a 400 year-old demonic Native American spirit.

Director: William Girdler | Stars: Tony Curtis, Susan Strasberg, Michael Ansara, Stella Stevens

Votes: 2,339

9. Love at First Bite (1979)

PG | 96 min | Comedy

6.1
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This vampire spoof has Count Dracula moving to New York to find his Bride, after being forced to move out of his Transylvanian castle. There with the aid of assistant Renfield, he stumbles ... See full summary »

Director: Stan Dragoti | Stars: George Hamilton, Susan Saint James, Richard Benjamin, Dick Shawn

Votes: 4,977 | Gross: $43.89M

10. Tilt (1979)

PG | 111 min | Drama

5.3
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Tilt is the story of a young girl, who is a pinball machine wizard. Because she does not get on with her parents, Tilt is contemplating running away from home, and skipping school one day ... See full summary »

Director: Rudy Durand | Stars: Brooke Shields, Ken Marshall, Charles Durning, John Crawford

Votes: 298

11. The Man with Bogart's Face (1980)

PG | 106 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.3
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A man with a fixation on Humphrey Bogart gets plastic surgery to make him look exactly like Bogart. Then he changes his name to Sam Marlowe (after Sam Spade and Phillip Marlowe, two of ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Day | Stars: Robert Sacchi, Franco Nero, Michelle Phillips, Olivia Hussey

Votes: 454

12. Somebody Killed Her Husband (1978)

PG | 97 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

5.1
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A woman's husband is murdered and she and her lover must find the killer or stand accused of doing it themselves.

Director: Lamont Johnson | Stars: Farrah Fawcett, Jeff Bridges, John Wood, Tammy Grimes

Votes: 325 | Gross: $6.10M

13. Rabbit Test (1978)

PG | 84 min | Comedy

3.1
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Lionel's life turns around after a one-night stand on top of a pinball table... he becomes the world's first pregnant man!

Director: Joan Rivers | Stars: Billy Crystal, Alex Rocco, Joan Prather, Doris Roberts

Votes: 639

14. The Runner Stumbles (1979)

PG | 109 min | Drama

6.1
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Father Rivard is a priest in a small, economically depressed coal mining town. Working on what he thinks is a "controversial" work, he lives with the brutal lives of his poor parishioners, ... See full summary »

Director: Stanley Kramer | Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Kathleen Quinlan, Maureen Stapleton, Ray Bolger

Votes: 196

15. Wolf Lake (1980)

R | 88 min | Drama, Thriller

6.1
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War veterans visit a lakeside cabin for a week of shooting, drinking, etc. but find the cabin being looked after by a young caretaker named David. When David's status as a war deserter is revealed, all hell breaks loose.

Director: Burt Kennedy | Stars: Rod Steiger, David Huffman, Robin Mattson, Jerry Hardin

Votes: 204

16. When You Comin' Back, Red Ryder? (1979)

R | 118 min | Drama

6.9
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Marjoe Gortner plays a drug dealer whose car breaks down in a small U.S. town. In turn, the town's people become victim to his unique brand of physical and mental torture.

Director: Milton Katselas | Stars: Candy Clark, Marjoe Gortner, Stephanie Faracy, Dixie Harris

Votes: 377

17. Chu Chu and the Philly Flash (1981)

PG | 92 min | Comedy

4.2
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Flash used to be a talented baseball player, but he took to drinking and now he sells stolen watches in the streets. One day he meets Chu Chu, who, before falling into alcoholism like him, ... See full summary »

Director: David Lowell Rich | Stars: Alan Arkin, Carol Burnett, Jack Warden, Danny Aiello

Votes: 248

18. UFOria (1985)

PG | 93 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.3
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Sheldon Bart is a drifter, and a small-time con man. He meets his old friend, Brother Bud, a big-time con man into faith healing and fencing stolen cars, at his revival tent outside a small... See full summary »

Director: John Binder | Stars: Cindy Williams, Harry Dean Stanton, Fred Ward, Beverly Hope Atkinson

Votes: 368

19. Blood & Guts (1978)

PG | 94 min | Action, Drama

5.7
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A young athelete becomes the unlikely star of an itinerant wrestling troupe, and a rival promoter will go to any length to steal him away.

Director: Paul Lynch | Stars: William Smith, Micheline Lanctôt, Henry Beckman, Brian Patrick Clarke

Votes: 58

20. The Third Walker (1978)

84 min | Drama

5.5
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In this muddled and confusing film, Colleen Dewhurst portrays Kate, a woman who begins to suspect one of her twin sons, James, is not her biological child when a boy, Etienne, who is ... See full summary »

Director: Teri McLuhan | Stars: Colleen Dewhurst, William Shatner, Frank Moore, Monique Mercure

Votes: 20

21. Hollywood: The Gift of Laughter (1982 TV Movie)

180 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.6
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A retrospective look at 60 years of great moments in film comedy, from the 1920s to the present.

Director: Jack Haley Jr. | Stars: Carol Burnett, Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Burt Reynolds

Votes: 38

22. 20 to 1 (2005–2017)
Episode: Scene-Stealing Songs (2009)

Documentary

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Bert Newton counts down songs that were pulled off the radio charts and used in well-known movie scenes from 20 to 1.

Stars: Bert Newton, ABBA, Imogen Bailey, Jimmy Barnes


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