Highest Rated Movies and TV Shows With James D. Brubaker
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1. The Godfather: Part II (1974)
R | 202 min | Crime, Drama
The early life and career of Vito Corleone in 1920s New York City is portrayed, while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on the family crime syndicate.
Votes: 1,015,619 | Gross: $57.30M
2. Raging Bull (1980)
R | 129 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The life of boxer Jake LaMotta, whose violence and temper that lead him to the top in the ring destroyed his life outside of it.
Votes: 292,117 | Gross: $23.38M
4. Turn Me On, Dead Man (2009)
22 min | Short, Drama, Music
A 1960's pop band that has reached the pinnacle of international popularity must suddenly cope with the accidental death of one of its most popular members. In an attempt to maintain their ... See full summary »
G | 90 min | Documentary
A documentary on the life of the under-appreciated animator Ub Iwerks, who played a major role in the creation of Mickey Mouse.
7. F-Stops (2001)
Gabe, a brilliant film school graduate, wants to make a noir movie, but there's just one problem: no one wants to give him funding. After a chance encounter with laundromat thief Gideon, ... See full summary »
8. Beyond the Mat (1999)
R | 102 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
A heartfelt documentary focusing on the day-to-day lives of professional wrestlers, some on the rise, some on the wane, and others fighting for their lives.
Votes: 7,508 | Gross: $2.05M
9. Chef (2014)
R | 114 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A head chef quits his restaurant job and buys a food truck in an effort to reclaim his creative promise, while piecing back together his estranged family.
Votes: 177,203 | Gross: $30.64M
10. Rocky II (1979)
PG | 119 min | Drama, Sport
Rocky struggles in family life after his bout with Apollo Creed, while the embarrassed champ insistently goads him to accept a challenge for a rematch.
Votes: 175,561 | Gross: $6.39M
11. Big Jake (1971)
GP | 110 min | Western
In 1909, when John Fain's gang kidnaps Jacob McCandles' grandson and holds him for ransom, Big Jake sets out to rescue the boy.
Votes: 10,187 | Gross: $7.50M
13. Brain Donors (1992)
PG | 80 min | Comedy
Three manic idiots; a lawyer, cab driver and a handyman team up to run a ballet company to fulfill the will of a millionaire. Stooge-like antics result as the trio try to outwit the rich ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,771 | Gross: $0.92M
14. Phone Booth (2002)
R | 81 min | Crime, Thriller
Publicist Stuart Shepard finds himself trapped in a phone booth, pinned down by an extortionist's sniper rifle. Unable to leave or receive outside help, Stuart's negotiation with the caller leads to a jaw-dropping climax.
Votes: 238,708 | Gross: $46.57M
15. Gia (1998 TV Movie)
R | 120 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
The story of the life of Gia Carangi, a top fashion model from the late 1970s, from her meteoric rise to the forefront of the modeling industry, to her untimely death.
16. Walking Tall (1973)
R | 125 min | Action, Biography, Crime
Based on the life of Tennessee sheriff Buford Pusser whom almost single-handily cleaned up his small town of crime and corruption, but at a personal cost of his family life and nearly his own life.
18. Rocky IV (1985)
PG | 91 min | Drama, Sport
Rocky Balboa proudly holds the world heavyweight boxing championship, but a new challenger has stepped forward: Drago, a six-foot-four, 261-pound fighter who has the backing of the Soviet Union.
Votes: 171,702 | Gross: $127.87M
19. Capricorn One (1977)
PG | 123 min | Action, Thriller
A NASA Mars mission won't work, and its funding is endangered, so they decide to fake it just this once. But then they have to keep the secret.
20. Standing Up (II) (2013)
PG | 93 min | Drama
Two kids befriend each other after being left stripped nude in a lake as the victims of an immature summer camp prank. They run away from camp and for three days learn more about each other than they've ever known before.
21. Her Majesty (2001)
PG | 107 min | Family
Elizabeth is a popular thirteen year old who can't wait for the day the Queen of England visits her quaint New Zealand hometown. Her excitement becomes almost too much to bear upon learning... See full summary »
22. Rocky III (1982)
PG | 99 min | Drama, Sport
After winning the ultimate title and being the world champion, Rocky falls into a hole and finds himself picked up by a former enemy.
Votes: 159,036 | Gross: $125.05M
23. Life (I) (1999)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
In 1932, two strangers are wrongfully convicted and develop a strong friendship in prison that lasts them through the 20th century.
Votes: 41,401 | Gross: $63.84M
24. The Gifted One (1989 TV Movie)
96 min | Fantasy
A young boy can transfer his body energy into ESP and heal sick people. While the subject of scientists' studies, he runs away to try to find out about his past and why he is the way he is.
25. Bruce Almighty (2003)
PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A guy who complains about God too often is given almighty powers to teach him how difficult it is to run the world.
Votes: 349,197 | Gross: $242.83M
26. A Walk in the Clouds (1995)
PG-13 | 102 min | Drama, Romance
A married soldier returning from World War II poses as a pregnant woman's husband to save her from her father's anger and honor.
Votes: 29,433 | Gross: $50.01M
27. New York, New York (1977)
PG | 155 min | Drama, Music, Musical
An egotistical saxophonist and a young singer meet on V-J Day and embark upon a strained and rocky romance, even as their careers begin a long, up-hill climb.
Votes: 16,395 | Gross: $16.40M
28. Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
GP | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
A diamond smuggling investigation leads James Bond to Las Vegas, where he uncovers an evil plot involving a rich business tycoon.
Votes: 87,576 | Gross: $43.82M
29. Above the Rim (1994)
R | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Sport
Story of a promising high school basketball star and his relationships with two brothers, one a drug dealer and the other a former basketball star fallen on hard times and now employed as a security guard.
Votes: 12,733 | Gross: $16.04M
31. Uncle Joe Shannon (1978)
PG | 108 min | Drama
A trumpet player, self-destructive after the death of his wife and child in a fire, befriends a crippled youngster and together they battle obstacles through each other's encouragement.
32. True Confessions (1981)
R | 108 min | Crime, Drama
A worldly ambitious monsignor clashes with his older brother, a cynical Los Angeles homicide detective who is investigating the brutal murder of a young prostitute.
Votes: 6,566 | Gross: $10.20M
33. Jayne Mansfield's Car (2012)
R | 122 min | Drama
Alabama; 1969: The death of a clan's estranged wife and mother brings together two very different families. Do the scars of the past hide differences that will tear them apart, or expose truths that could lead to unexpected collisions?
Votes: 2,708 | Gross: $0.01M
35. Nickelodeon (1976)
PG | 121 min | Comedy
A lawyer, then a writer, then a film director, is the career path of the bashful Leo Harrigan. But Leo has problems as well, such as being hopelessly smitten with his leading lady, who ... See full summary »
36. Comes a Horseman (1978)
PG | 118 min | Drama, Romance, Western
Ella Connors is a single woman who gets pressured to sell her failing cattle farm to her corrupt ex suitor, Jacob Ewing. She asks for help from her neighbor, Frank Athearn. As Ella and ... See full summary »
42. Mr. Baseball (1992)
PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport
Jack Elliot, once a great baseball player, is forced to play in Japan where his brash, egotistical ways cause friction with his new teammates and friends.
Votes: 9,439 | Gross: $20.88M
Not Rated | 84 min | Comedy
Bruce Lee's shocking death left legions of stunned fans and a legacy of 12 minutes from his unfinished Game Of Death. Undeterred, studio executives launched a search for his replacement chronicled here through the eyes of five aspiring thespians who find out what the real game is.
Votes: 1,728 | Gross: $0.05M
45. Over the Top (1987)
PG | 93 min | Action, Drama, Sport
Tough trucker Lincoln Hawk is determined to win back his son and triumph at the world arm wrestling championships.
Votes: 46,383 | Gross: $16.06M
46. Cobra (1986)
R | 87 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A tough-on-crime street cop must protect the only surviving witness to a strange murderous cult with far reaching plans.
Votes: 61,896 | Gross: $49.04M
47. Cry Wolf (2005)
PG-13 | 90 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Eight unsuspecting high school seniors at a posh boarding school, who delight themselves on playing games of lies, come face-to-face with terror and learn that nobody believes a liar - even when they're telling the truth.
Votes: 25,099 | Gross: $10.05M
48. Thumb Tripping (1972)
R | 94 min | Drama
An adventurous couple of hitchhikers decides to accept every ride that is offered to them. no matter how odd the driver might be. They'll get more than they bargained for.
49. The Nutty Professor (1996)
PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Grossly overweight yet good-hearted professor Sherman Klump takes a special chemical that turns him into the slim but obnoxious Buddy Love.
Votes: 102,496 | Gross: $128.81M
50. The Dead Don't Die (1975 TV Movie)
74 min | Horror, Thriller
In the 1930s, a sailor trying to prove that his brother was wrongly executed for murder finds himself becoming drawn in the occult world.