Highest Rated Movies and TV Shows With Jo Harvey Allen
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1. The Other Kind (2015)
Not Rated | 112 min | Drama
A former county judge, his Bible toting wife, and their two adult children set out on a mission to rural Texas to save the youngest of their brood, an eccentric poet who believes Charles ... See full summary »
2. Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
PG-13 | 130 min | Drama
A housewife who is unhappy with her life befriends an old lady in a nursing home and is enthralled by the tales she tells of people she used to know.
Votes: 61,122 | Gross: $82.42M
3. Secondhand Lions (2003)
PG | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A coming-of-age story about a shy, young boy sent by his irresponsible mother to spend the summer with his wealthy, eccentric uncles in Texas.
Votes: 48,444 | Gross: $41.41M
4. In the Valley of Elah (2007)
R | 121 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A retired military investigator works with a police detective to uncover the truth behind his son's disappearance following his return from a tour of duty in Iraq.
Votes: 65,871 | Gross: $6.78M
5. True Stories (1986)
PG | 89 min | Musical, Comedy
A small but growing Texas town, filled with strange and musical characters, celebrates its sesquicentennial and converge on a local parade and talent show.
Votes: 4,751 | Gross: $2.55M
6. The Client (1994)
PG-13 | 119 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A young boy who witnessed the suicide of a mafia lawyer hires an attorney to protect him when the District Attorney tries to use him to take down a mob family.
Votes: 54,420 | Gross: $92.12M
7. The Homesman (2014)
R | 122 min | Drama, Western
Three women who have been driven mad by pioneer life are to be transported across the country by covered wagon by the pious, independent-minded Mary Bee Cuddy, who in turn employs low-life drifter George Briggs to assist her.
Votes: 27,677 | Gross: $2.43M
9. Cold Sassy Tree (1989 TV Movie)
95 min | Drama
An independent woman from the North causes a scandal when she decides to wed a local general store owner just three weeks after he has been widowed.
10. Floating Away (1998 TV Movie)
105 min | Drama
After losing custody of her infant child to her domineering husband, a distressed woman's cross country search for family becomes a journey of self discovery and redemption.
11. All the Pretty Horses (2000)
PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, Romance, Western
Two Texas cowboys head to Mexico in search of work, but soon find themselves in trouble with the law after one of them falls in love with a wealthy rancher's daughter.
Votes: 12,398 | Gross: $15.53M
12. Floundering (1994)
R | 96 min | Comedy
In this scathing and subversive social comedy, life in post riot Los Angeles is dissected under the sardonic eye of John Boyz, an unemployed thirty nothing flounderer on Venice Beach who is... See full summary »
13. The Outfitters (1999)
PG-13 | 92 min | Action, Adventure
Two estarnged brothers (Danny Nucci, Del Zamora) get together at their father's death and decide to run the family's New Mexico ranch. Only trouble is the old place is dilapidated and badly... See full summary »
16. The Wendell Baker Story (2005)
PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Luke Wilson plays a good-hearted ex-con who gets a job in a retirement hotel. Three elderly residents help him win back his girlfriend as he lends them a hand in fighting hotel corruption.
Votes: 5,439 | Gross: $0.13M
17. Fool's Gold (1999)
Not Rated | 95 min
Two outcasts work together at a local junkyard. One is a milquetoast, who idolizes the other for his toughness. Together they decide to check out a mansion of a rich man and find themselves... See full summary »
19. Screen Door Jesus (2003)
R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
An eclectic cast of characters intertwines and collides around themes of faith, religion and race in a small East Texas town. Screen Door Jesus tells the story of the church-going, but not ... See full summary »
Votes: 113 | Gross: $0.04M
CBS Summer Playhouse (1987–1989)
90 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Nate Goodman moves to New Orleans and into a boardinghouse filled with eccentrics, led by the divorced proprietor and her lustful sister.
21. Checking Out (1989)
R | 96 min | Comedy
A successful family man, who works for an airline, becomes consumed by fear of death after his colleague and best friend dies in front of him from heart attack while telling the setup for the joke: "Why don't Italians like barbecues?"