Stuff I've Seen #2by kayper54 | created - 30 Dec 2011 | updated - 02 Jan 2012 | Public
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2. History of the World: Part I (1981)
R | 92 min | Comedy, History
Mel Brooks brings his one-of-a-kind comic touch to the history of mankind covering events from the Old Testament to the French Revolution in a series of episodic comedy vignettes.
Votes: 44,133 | Gross: $31.67M
3. The Towering Inferno (1974)
PG | 165 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
At the opening party of a colossal, but poorly constructed, office building, a massive fire breaks out that threatens to destroy the tower and everyone in it.
Votes: 37,214 | Gross: $116.00M
4. Sunshine Christmas (1977 TV Movie)
120 min | Drama
A musician, brooding over the marriage of his sometime girlfriend, decides to take his adopted daughter to his home in Texas to celebrate Christmas with his family. While there, he begins ... See full summary »
5. On Golden Pond (1981)
PG | 109 min | Drama
Norman is a curmudgeon with an estranged relationship with his daughter Chelsea. At Golden Pond, he and his wife nevertheless agree to care for Billy, the son of Chelsea's new boyfriend, and a most unexpected relationship blooms.
Votes: 26,323 | Gross: $119.29M
6. Circle of Friends (1995)
PG-13 | 103 min | Drama, Romance
'Circle Of Friends' is set in 1950's Ireland. The movie focuses on Benny Hogan and her best friend, Eve Malone. The story centers around Benny and Eve as they enter student life at ... See full summary »
Votes: 7,806 | Gross: $23.40M
7. Mr. Mom (1983)
PG | 91 min | Comedy, Drama
After he's laid off, a husband switches roles with his wife. She returns to the workforce, and he becomes a stay-at-home dad, a job he has no clue how to do.
Votes: 20,093 | Gross: $64.80M
8. Yor, the Hunter from the Future (1983)
PG | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A warrior seeks his true origins in a seemingly prehistoric wasteland.
Votes: 2,625 | Gross: $2.81M
THE WORST movie I have ever seen. I would have walked out, but because my younger sister seemed to be enjoying it, my dad refused to let the rest of us leave. And I'm worse off because of it.
9. Far and Away (1992)
PG-13 | 140 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
A young Irish couple flee to the States, but subsequently struggle to obtain land and prosper freely.
Votes: 56,609 | Gross: $58.88M
The SECOND worse film I've ever seen. I DID walk out of this one and window shopped until my sister came out of the theater. We were both grown by this time.
10. Only When I Laugh (1981)
R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama
A boozy Broadway actress comes out of a 12-week cure to face the problems of her best friends as well as her needy daughter. She tries to balance the terrors of returning to work with the ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,145 | Gross: $25.78M
12. Ruthless People (1986)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Crime
A couple, cheated by a vile businessman, kidnap his wife in retaliation, without knowing that their enemy is delighted they did.
Votes: 24,792 | Gross: $71.62M
13. The Accidental Tourist (1988)
PG | 121 min | Drama, Romance
An emotionally distant writer of travel guides must carry on with his life after his son is killed and his marriage crumbles.
Votes: 14,231 | Gross: $32.63M
14. Masquerade (1988)
R | 91 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
Olivia meets racing yacht captain Tim on Long Island. He shows interest in Olivia but, being heiress to $200,000,000, love may not be the reason.
Votes: 3,153 | Gross: $15.86M
16. The Big Chill (1983)
R | 105 min | Comedy, Drama
A group of seven former college friends gather for a week-end reunion at a South Carolina vacation home after the funeral of another of their college friends.
Votes: 31,272 | Gross: $56.20M
17. Peter's Friends (1992)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Six former college friends, with two new friends, gather for a New Year's Eve weekend reunion at a large English countryside manor after ten years to reminisce about the good times now long gone.
Votes: 9,978 | Gross: $4.06M
I added this with "The Big Chill" because it's basically the same story with different characters set in Britain instead of the US.
18. Jesus of Nazareth (1977)
TV-G | 382 min | Biography, Drama, History
Beginning before the Nativity and extending through the Crucifixion and Resurrection, this mini-series brings to life all of the sweeping drama in the life of Jesus, as told by the Gospels.
19. Calendar Girls (2003)
PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Drama
A Women's Institute chapter's fundraising effort for a local hospital by posing nude for a calendar becomes a media sensation.
Votes: 22,477 | Gross: $31.04M
This was adorable. Highly rec this.
22. Escape to Witch Mountain (1975)
G | 97 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Two mysterious orphan children have extraordinary powers and are chased by a scheming millionaire. But where do these kids really call home?
Votes: 8,702 | Gross: $20.00M
24. The Other Side of the Mountain (1975)
PG | 102 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Young ski champion Jill Kinmont is left paralyzed after a tragic skiing accident. Her best friend suffers the same fate after contracting polio. Jill must slowly put her life back together again with the help of those close to her.
Votes: 900 | Gross: $34.67M
26. The Hobbit (1977 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
A homebody hobbit in Middle Earth gets talked into joining a quest with a group of dwarves to recover their treasure from a dragon.
27. The Four Seasons (1981)
PG | 107 min | Comedy, Drama
Three middle-aged wealthy couples take vacations together in Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter. Along the way we are treated to mid-life, marital, parental and other crises.
Votes: 3,798 | Gross: $50.43M
28. The Muppet Movie (1979)
G | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Kermit and his newfound friends trek across America to find success in Hollywood, but a frog legs merchant is after Kermit.
Votes: 30,916 | Gross: $76.66M
30. This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
R | 82 min | Comedy, Music
Spinal Tap, one of England's loudest bands, is chronicled by film director Marty DiBergi on what proves to be a fateful tour.
Votes: 124,019 | Gross: $0.19M
31. Regarding Henry (1991)
PG-13 | 108 min | Drama, Romance
After being shot, a lawyer loses his memory and must relearn speech and mobility, but he has a loving family to support him.
Votes: 28,326 | Gross: $43.00M
33. Kingdom of the Spiders (1977)
PG | 97 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
In rural Arizona, countless killer tarantulas are migrating through a farm town, killing every living thing in their path. The town's veterinarian will do everything in his power to survive the onslaught.
Votes: 4,289 | Gross: $17.00M
34. Shattered Glass (2003)
PG-13 | 94 min | Drama, History
The story of a young journalist who fell from grace when it was discovered he fabricated over half of his articles from the publication The New Republic magazine.
Votes: 32,230 | Gross: $2.22M
36. The Strongest Man in the World (1975)
G | 92 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Dexter Riley and his friends accidently discover a new chemical mixed with a cereal seems to give anyone temporary superhuman strength
37. Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
R | 111 min | Action, Biography, Crime
38. Sylvester (1985)
PG | 104 min | Drama, Family
Charlie is a 16-year-old orphan struggling to raise her two younger brothers when she endeavors to train a rogue horse she names Sylvester and turn him into an eventing champion.
Votes: 364 | Gross: $0.39M
39. The Bad News Bears (1976)
PG | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
An aging, down-on-his-luck ex-minor leaguer coaches a team of misfits in an ultra-competitive California little league.
Votes: 19,391 | Gross: $42.35M
40. The Bad News Bears in Breaking Training (1977)
PG | 100 min | Comedy, Family, Sport
A troubled, rebellious teen drives his rambunctious baseball team out to Houston where they play an exhibition game and the boy meets his estranged father, and hires him as the teams coach.
Votes: 2,781 | Gross: $19.10M
41. Sophie Scholl: The Final Days (2005)
Not Rated | 120 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A dramatization of the final days of Sophie Scholl, one of the most famous members of the German World War II anti-Nazi resistance movement, The White Rose.
Votes: 25,660 | Gross: $0.68M
42. Flash Gordon (1980)
PG | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A football player and his friends travel to the planet Mongo and find themselves fighting the tyranny of Ming the Merciless to save Earth.
43. Pink Floyd: The Wall (1982)
R | 95 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy
A confined but troubled rock star descends into madness in the midst of his physical and social isolation from everyone.
Votes: 73,010 | Gross: $22.24M
45. The Name of the Rose (1986)
R | 130 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery