Most Popular Titles With Jack Nicholson
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2. The Shining (1980)
16 | 146 min | Drama, Horror
A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from both past and future.
Votes: 751,337 | Gross: $44.02M
3. The Departed (2006)
16 | 151 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
An undercover cop and a mole in the police attempt to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in South Boston.
Votes: 1,041,202 | Gross: $132.38M
4. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
12 | 133 min | Drama
A criminal pleads insanity after getting into trouble again and once in the mental institution rebels against the oppressive nurse and rallies up the scared patients.
Votes: 804,795 | Gross: $112.00M
7. Into the Wild (2007)
12 | 148 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
After graduating from Emory University, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Along the way, Christopher encounters a series of characters that shape his life.
Votes: 511,590 | Gross: $18.35M
8. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
30 min | Comedy, Family
Widower Sheriff Andy Taylor, and his son Opie, live with Andy's Aunt Bee in Mayberry, North Carolina. With virtually no crimes to solve, most of Andy's time is spent philosophizing and calming down his cousin Deputy Barney Fife.
12. As Good as It Gets (1997)
12 | 139 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A single mother and waitress, a misanthropic author, and a gay artist form an unlikely friendship after the artist is assaulted in a robbery.
Votes: 248,654 | Gross: $148.48M
13. Easy Rider (1969)
12 | 95 min | Adventure, Drama
Through the open country and desert lands, two bikers head from L.A to New Orleans, and along the way, meet a man who bridges a counter-culture gap they are unaware of.
Votes: 86,092 | Gross: $41.73M
14. The Witches of Eastwick (1987)
12 | 118 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Three single women in a picturesque village have their wishes granted, at a cost, when a mysterious and flamboyant man arrives in their lives.
Votes: 55,121 | Gross: $63.77M
17. The Bucket List (2007)
AL | 97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Two terminally ill men escape from a cancer ward and head off on a road trip with a wish list of to-dos before they die.
Votes: 209,258 | Gross: $93.47M
18. How Do You Know (2010)
12 | 121 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After being cut from the U.S.A. softball team and feeling a bit past her prime, Lisa finds herself evaluating her life and in the middle of a love triangle, as a corporate guy in crisis competes with her current, baseball-playing beau.
Votes: 39,917 | Gross: $30.21M
19. Something's Gotta Give (2003)
AL | 128 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A swinger on the cusp of being a senior citizen with a taste for young women falls in love with an accomplished woman closer to his age.
Votes: 101,124 | Gross: $124.73M
20. The Two Jakes (1990)
137 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The sequel to Chinatown (1974) finds J.J. "Jake" Gittes investigating adultery and murder, and the money that comes from oil.
Votes: 9,756 | Gross: $10.01M
21. Broadcast News (1987)
AL | 133 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Take two rival television reporters: one handsome, one talented, both male. Add one Producer, female. Mix well, and watch the sparks fly.
Votes: 24,094 | Gross: $51.25M
23. About Schmidt (2002)
AL | 125 min | Comedy, Drama
A man upon retirement, embarks on a journey to his estranged daughter's wedding, only to discover more about himself and life than he ever expected.
Votes: 115,822 | Gross: $65.02M
27. Reds (1981)
195 min | Biography, Drama, History
A radical American journalist becomes involved with the Communist revolution in Russia, and hopes to bring its spirit and idealism to the United States.
Votes: 18,693 | Gross: $40.38M
28. The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981)
122 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
The sensuous wife of a lunch wagon proprietor and a rootless drifter begin a sordidly steamy affair and conspire to murder her Greek husband.
Votes: 19,400 | Gross: $12.38M
30. American Idol: The Search for a Superstar (2002– )
42 min | Game-Show, Music, Reality-TV
Twelve finalists and/or future singers (six men and six women) who were selected from America, compete in a talent contest in which they were asked to sing any song they like on this "Star ... See full summary »
31. Professione: reporter (1975)
16 | 126 min | Drama, Thriller
A frustrated war correspondent, unable to find the war he's been asked to cover, takes the risky path of coopting the identity of a dead arms dealer acquaintance.
Votes: 17,903 | Gross: $0.62M
32. Five Easy Pieces (1970)
14 | 98 min | Drama
A dropout from upper-class America picks up work along the way on oil rigs when his life isn't spent in a squalid succession of bars, motels, and other points of interest.
33. Hoffa (1992)
16 | 140 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The story of the notorious American labor union figure Jimmy Hoffa, who organizes a bitter strike, makes deals with members of the organized crime syndicate and mysteriously disappears in 1975.
Votes: 19,199 | Gross: $24.28M
34. The Little Shop of Horrors (1960)
72 min | Comedy, Horror
A clumsy young man nurtures a plant and discovers that it's carnivorous, forcing him to kill to feed it.
Votes: 14,258 | Gross: $1.40M
39. Entertainment Tonight (1981– )
30 min | News
"Entertainment Tonight" is the #1 syndicated entertainment newsmagazine in the world. Launched in 1981, ET is anchored by Mary Hart and Bob Goen. Primary substitute anchors are Jann Carl ... See full summary »
40. Sea Hunt (1958–1961)
30 min | Action, Adventure
Mike Nelson is a S.C.U.B.A. diver in the days when it was still very new. He works alone, and the plot was mostly carried through his voice-over narrations. These gave the show a flavor of ... See full summary »
41. Vanity Fair: Killers Kill, Dead Men Die (2007 Video)
6 min | Short
The most ambitious portfolio in the 13-year history of Vanity Fair's Hollywood Issue, this year's homage to noir had its own dramatic imperatives.
42. Tales of Wells Fargo (1957–1962)
60 min | Western
Agent Jim Hardie shifts over its history from being mostly an Agent helping Wells Fargo cope with bad guys, to being the owner of a ranch near San Francisco, California, who still does some... See full summary »
44. The Missouri Breaks (1976)
126 min | Drama, Western
Tom Logan is a horse thief. Rancher David Braxton has horses, and a daughter, worth stealing. But Braxton has just hired Lee Clayton, an infamous "regulator", to hunt down the horse thieves; one at a time.
Votes: 8,266 | Gross: $14.00M
47. Goin' South (1978)
AL | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
Due to the lack of men after the Civil War, a small western town allows a bachelorette with ulterior motives to save a horse thief from the gallows by marrying him. They must deal with his old gang, the Sheriff, the bank, and each other.
50. The Evening Star (1996)
AL | 129 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Continuing the story of Aurora Greenway in her latter years. After the death of her daughter, Aurora struggled to keep her family together, but has one grandson in jail, a rebellious ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,826 | Gross: $12.77M