Title Matching "The Rainmaker" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Rainmaker (1997)

PG-13 | 135 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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An underdog lawyer takes on a fraudulent insurance company.

Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Matt Damon, Danny DeVito, Claire Danes, Jon Voight

Votes: 70,240 | Gross: $45.86M

2. The Rainmaker (1956)

Approved | 121 min | Romance, Western

6.9
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During the Depression, a con-man promises rain to a desperate drought-ridden Kansas town and marriage to a local desperate spinster.

Director: Joseph Anthony | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Katharine Hepburn, Wendell Corey, Lloyd Bridges

Votes: 3,853

3. The Rainmaker (1982 TV Movie)

Drama

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Traveling rainmaker Starbuck arrives at the drought-ridden Curry place, promising rain for the farm and perhaps a romance for 'spinster sister' Lizzie

Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Lonny Chapman, James Cromwell, Tommy Lee Jones, William Katt

Votes: 120

4. Putuparri and the Rainmakers (2015)

Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary

8.2
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A documentary about an Aboriginal man living in Fitzroy Crossing in Western Australia that maps out his ancestors' spiritual connection to the land and his family's continuing custodianship of it.

Director: Nicole Ma

Votes: 57

5. The Boy with Two Heads (1974– )

90 min | Comedy, Family

7.1
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This was shown on a weekly basis at the Saturday Morning Pictures. Basically Chico was the shrunken head of a South American witch Doctor found by the main boy. They became good friends. ... See full summary »

Stars: Spencer Plumridge, Leslie Ash, Hilda Fenemore, Peter Halliday

Votes: 30

6. The Rainmakers (1935)

Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.9
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Roscoe the Rainmaker is invited to California (with sidekick "Billy") to relieve a terrible dry spell and to save the community from an unscrupulous businessman who stands to profit from ... See full summary »

Director: Fred Guiol | Stars: Bert Wheeler, Robert Woolsey, Dorothy Lee, Berton Churchill

Votes: 128

7. The Rainmaker (1926)

50 min | Drama

6.8
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The story of a racetrack tout whose prayers could bring a dry or muddy racetrack, and how he learned to capitalize on those powers. Until the day he lost the power and bet the wrong way.

Director: Clarence G. Badger | Stars: William Collier Jr., Georgia Hale, Ernest Torrence, Brandon Hurst

Votes: 15

8. The Rainmaker

Crime, Drama, Thriller | Announced

Based on the 1995 novel by John Grisham, the series follows a young lawyer, who finds himself trapped by the dangerous firm he's been hired by.

9. Francis Ford Coppola Directs 'John Grisham's the Rainmaker' (2007 Video)

27 min | Documentary, Short

7.9
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A behind-the-scenes look at the making of the film The Rainmaker (1997), and director Francis Ford Coppola's creative methods of getting great performances from his cast.

Director: Eleanor Coppola | Stars: Francis Ford Coppola, Matt Damon, Claire Danes, Danny DeVito

Votes: 21

10. The Rainmaker (2004)

86 min | Drama

7.4
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A man who is in charge of seeding clouds to bring rain to a parched district becomes obsessed with a traditional singer.

Director: Ravi L. Bharwani | Stars: Levie Hardigan, Ria Irawan, Jabrik Gelanggang, Moertri Purnomo

Votes: 18

11. Henry, the Rainmaker (1949)

64 min | Comedy

7.4
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Small town family man Henry Latham decides to run for mayor on the issue of trash disposal. Incumbent Mayor Colton solved the problem so Henry develops a rain making device with disastrous results.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Raymond Walburn, Walter Catlett, William Tracy, Mary Stuart

Votes: 13

12. Audrey the Rainmaker (1951)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.1
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When Little Audrey wishes for the rain to go away and causes a devastating drought, she must appeal to the Rainmaker to make him relent.

Directors: Izzy Sparber, Steve Muffati | Stars: Amanda Randolph, Jackson Beck, Jack Mercer, Mae Questel

Votes: 32

13. The Rainmakers (1898)

Short, Comedy

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"Two mischievous youngsters put the following sign over a hole in a board fence: 'Drop Nickel in Slot and See it Rain.' A farmer comes along, follows directions and is promptly showered by ... See full summary »

14. Charlie the Rainmaker (1971)

G | 6 min | Animation, Short

4.2
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Director: Paul J. Smith | Stars: Paul Frees, Grace Stafford

Votes: 14

15. The Rainmaker (2019)

Short, Crime

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A questionable police officer Noah Washington, must hunt down a local gang member David Ruiz after he escapes from prison; In the process he kills David's daughter Nina, and now must avenge... See full summary »

Director: Dominick Valcich | Stars: Zalman Akbashev, Zalman Bashev, Miguel Dueñas, Nina Jackson

16. The Rainmakers (1951)

7 min | Animation, Short

5.2
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Heckyl and Jeckyl get their wish when they wish for no more rain forever. Then when a drought sets in they have to attempt to put things straight again.

Director: Connie Rasinski | Stars: Roy Halee, Tom Morrison

Votes: 18

17. Golly the Rainmaker (2010)

5 min | Short, Sci-Fi

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Director: Yoram Savion | Star: Kashif Gaines

18. The Rainmaker (1966 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

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Directors: Paul Cammermans, Bob Löwenstein | Stars: Wies Andersen, Paul Cammermans, Coen Flink, Robert Maes

19. The Rainmaker (1908)

Short

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20. The Rainmakers (2013)

21 min | Documentary, Short, History | Completed

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Rainmaking: superstition or supernatural skill? Tanzania has been suffering from persisting droughts, causing local people to question what's stopping the rain. Rainmakers, once renowned ... See full summary »

Directors: Anne de Leeuw, Anne van Campenhout

21. Watch 'the Rainmaker' with Francis Coppola (2007 Video)

4 min | Short

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Star: Francis Ford Coppola

22. The Rainmaker (1922)

20 min | Short, Comedy

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Director: Hugh Fay | Stars: Lloyd Hamilton, Irene Dalton

23. The Rotten Rainmaker (1967 TV Short)

5 min | Animation, Short

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Director: Hal Seeger

24. Fall of the Rainmaker

Pre-production

Real Estate Tycoon (Jimmy Capri) flees to Mexico after being framed and stripped of fortune only to find himself at the center of a deadly feud between the Mexican government and the cartel.

25. The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (1954–1959)
Episode: Rin Tin Tin and the Rainmaker (1956)

30 min | Family, Western

7.2
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Director: Harve Foster | Stars: Lee Aaker, Rin Tin Tin II, James Brown, Rand Brooks

Votes: 13

26. Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok (1951–1958)
Episode: The Rainmaker (1956)

30 min | Western

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Director: Will Jason | Stars: Guy Madison, Andy Devine, Earle Hodgins, Frank Fenton

27. Barney Miller (1975–1982)
Episode: The Rainmaker (1981)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

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The officers arrest a rainmaker, only to discover that he was hired by the drought-ridden city. Wojo, Harris, and Dietrich each consider applying for a job opening in vice.

Director: Noam Pitlik | Stars: Hal Linden, Max Gail, Ron Glass, Steve Landesberg

Votes: 56

28. Circus Boy (1956–1958)
Episode: Elmer, the Rainmaker (1957)

30 min | Adventure, Family, Western

6.7
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Elmer convinces Corky that he can make it rain and end the drought, despite the previous failures of his many inventions.

Director: Robert G. Walker | Stars: Micky Dolenz, Noah Beery Jr., Robert Lowery, Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams

Votes: 7

29. Death Valley Days (1952–1970)
Episode: Big John and the Rainmaker (1964)

TV-PG | 25 min | Western

8.3
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A charlatan traveling rainmaker gets hired during a long drought, sparking conflict between rival local governments.

Director: Harmon Jones | Stars: Jim Davis, Denver Pyle, Roy Engel, James Seay

Votes: 24

30. Dennis the Menace (1959–1963)
Episode: Dennis the Rainmaker (1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

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Henry does not want to play golf with his boss and hopes it will rain. He is even willing to pay for it. Dennis and Tommy perform rain dances to get it to rain despite the fact that it has been rainless for ten days.

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Jay North, Gale Gordon, Herbert Anderson, Gloria Henry

Votes: 24

31. I Dream of Jeannie (1965–1970)
Episode: My Master, the Rainmaker (1966)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

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Through Jeannie's misguided attempts to help, Doctor Bellows thinks that Tony can make it rain at will.

Director: Claudio Guzmán | Stars: Barbara Eden, Larry Hagman, Hayden Rorke, Bill Daily

Votes: 194

32. The Philco Television Playhouse (1948–1956)
Episode: The Rainmaker (1953)

Drama

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Lizzie Curry is on the verge of becoming a hopeless old maid. Her wit and intelligence and skills as a homemaker can't make up for the fact that she's just plain plain! Even the town ... See full summary »

Stars: Darren McGavin, Joan Potter, Cameron Prud'Homme

33. Telephone Time (1956–1958)
Episode: Hatfield, the Rainmaker (1956)

30 min | Drama

5.8
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When Rainmaker Charlie Hatfield contracts with the city of San Diego to fill the city's reservoir, he is a little too successful in doing so.

Director: Erle C. Kenton | Stars: John Nesbitt, John Crawford, Susan Morrow, Katherine Warren

Votes: 7

34. Tribeca (1993)
Episode: The Rainmaker (1993)

Drama

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A chance encounter between a disillusioned actor and a lawyer leads to changes in the attorney's life.

Director: Helaine Head | Stars: Philip Bosco, Joe Morton, Richard Kiley, Jeffrey DeMunn

35. Jackanory (1965–1996)
Episode: The Rainmakers (1967)

Family, Fantasy

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Stars: Robert Lee, Anthony Chinn

36. Just Legal (2005–2006)
Episode: The Rainmaker (2006)

Comedy, Drama

7.8
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The D.A. refuses to prosecute press tycoon Kale's son Jared's alleged 'n-th rape', hinting he has a closed juvenile record, which later proves minor. Skip and Coop take Susan Palavi's case.... See full summary »

Director: Dwight H. Little | Stars: Don Johnson, Jay Baruchel, Jaime Lee Kirchner, Susan Ward

Votes: 13

37. Skippy (1968–1970)
Episode: The Rainmakers (1970)

Adventure, Drama, Family

6.6
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A pilot with a cloud-seeding plane, an eccentric old inventor and a young Aborigine all make their own attempts to put an end to a dry spell that has hit the Waratah National Park.

Director: Peter Maxwell | Stars: Ed Devereaux, Tony Bonner, Ken James, Garry Pankhurst

Votes: 12

38. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)
Episode: The Rainmaker (1963)

Comedy, Drama

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Lizzie Curry is on the verge of becoming a hopeless old maid. Her wit and intelligence and skills as a homemaker can't make up for the fact that she's just plain plain! Even the town ... See full summary »

Director: Henry Kaplan | Stars: Jill Bennett, Bruce Boa, Bernard Hopkins, Jeremy Kemp

39. The Lone Ranger (1966–1969)
Episode: Black Arrow/The Rainmaker/Flight of the Hawk (1967)

Animation, Family, Western

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Stars: Shepard Menken, Michael Rye, Paul Winchell

40. Window on Main Street (1961–1962)
Episode: The Rainmaker (1962)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

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Star: Robert Young

41. The Real McCoys (1957–1963)
Episode: The Rainmaker (1959)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.4
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An aging and nomadic Arapaho Indian Chief insists that he can repay the McCoys' kindnesses by doing an extended sequence of dances that will bring much-needed rain.

Director: Hy Averback | Stars: Walter Brennan, Richard Crenna, Kathleen Nolan, Tony Martinez

Votes: 20

42. Batfink (1966–1967)
Episode: The Rotten Rainmaker (1967)

Animation, Action, Comedy

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The Rotten Rainmaker's weather-controlling device is raining out a planned rocket launch and he demands 1 million dollars to make it stop.

43. Horizon (1964– )
Episode: The Rainmaker (I) (1998)

Documentary

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Directors: Adam Bullimore, Denman Rooke | Star: Haydn Gwynne

44. It's About Time (1966–1967)
Episode: The Rainmakers (1966)

Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.7
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With a lack of water Boss and Gronk think they must sacrifice Mac and Hector for it to rain.

Director: George Cahan | Stars: Frank Aletter, Jack Mullaney, Imogene Coca, Joe E. Ross

Votes: 20

45. Prime Time Justice (1997– )
Episode: The Rainmaker (1997)

Crime

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46. The Beary Family (1962–1972)
Episode: Charlie the Rainmaker (1971)

Animation, Comedy, Drama

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47. Heckle and Jeckle - The Talking Magpies (1946–1966)
Episode: The Rainmakers (1951)

6 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

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48. Hey, Jeannie! (1956–1957)
Episode: The Rainmaker (1958)

30 min | Comedy

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Director: Leslie Goodwins | Stars: Jeannie Carson, Jack Kirkwood, William Schallert, David Alpert

49. The Groovy Show (1967–1970)
Episode: The Rainmakers (1967)

Music

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Stars: Michael Blodgett, The Rainmakers

50. Sinbad Jr. and his Magic Belt (1965–1966)
Episode: Fly By Knight/Rainmaker Fakers/Treasure of the Pyramids (1966)

Animation, Adventure, Family

7.0
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Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna | Stars: Mel Blanc, Tim Matheson

Votes: 6


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