Highest Rated Movies and TV Shows With Roger Spottiswoode
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1. Time Flies When You're Alive (1989 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 79 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Time Flies When You're Alive is a gripping one-man show. Paul Linke recounts, in no small detail the highs and lows of his marriage, specifically around his wife's losing struggle with ... See full summary »
3. Koyaanisqatsi (1982)
Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, Music
A collection of expertly photographed phenomena with no conventional plot. The footage focuses on nature, humanity and the relationship between them.
Votes: 33,057 | Gross: $1.72M
80 min | Documentary, War
"Beyond Right & Wrong" looks at areas of conflict around the world and asks what it takes to forgive, and what it takes to ask for forgiveness under the most difficult of circumstances. ... See full summary »
6. The Lion in Winter (1968)
PG | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History
1183 A.D.: King Henry II's three sons all want to inherit the throne, but he won't commit to a choice. They and his wife variously plot to force him.
Votes: 27,661 | Gross: $22.28M
7. And the Band Played On (1993 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 141 min | Drama, History
The story of the discovery of the AIDS epidemic, and the political infighting of the scientific community hampering the early fight with it.
9. 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: 26,093 | Gross: $119.29M
10. Shake Hands with the Devil (2007)
R | 112 min | Drama, History, War
The story of General Romeo Dallaire's frustrated efforts to stop the madness of the Rwandan Genocide, despite the complete indifference of his superiors.
15. The Matthew Shepard Story (2002 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 88 min | Drama
Openly gay college student Matthew Shepard murdered in an act of a hate crime with a senseless violence and such cruelty that attracted global attention. His death has changed the whole world forever.
16. A Street Cat Named Bob (2016)
Not Rated | 103 min | Biography, Drama, Family
Based on the international best selling book. The true feel good story of how James Bowen, a busker and recovering drug addict, had his life transformed when he met a stray ginger cat.
Votes: 24,645 | Gross: $0.04M
17. Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (1973)
R | 122 min | Biography, Drama, Western
Pat Garrett is hired as a lawman on behalf of a group of wealthy New Mexico cattle barons to bring down his old friend Billy the Kid.
19. The Gambler (1974)
R | 111 min | Crime, Drama
Axel Freed is a literature professor. He has the gambling vice. When he has lost all of his money, he borrows from his girlfriend, then his mother, and finally some bad guys that chase him. Despite all of this, he cannot stop gambling.
20. Under Fire (1983)
R | 128 min | Drama, War
Three journalists in a romantic triangle are involved in political intrigue during the last days of the corrupt Somozoa regime in Nicaragua before it falls to a popular revolution in 1979.
Votes: 6,512 | Gross: $5.70M
21. The Bang Bang Club (2010)
R | 106 min | Biography, Drama, History
A drama based on the true-life experiences of four combat photographers capturing the final days of apartheid in South Africa.
22. The Children of Huang Shi (2008)
R | 125 min | Drama, War
About young British journalist, George Hogg, who with the assistance of a courageous Australian nurse, saves a group of orphaned children during the Japanese occupation of China in 1937.
Votes: 9,079 | Gross: $1.03M
23. The Mikado (1967)
122 min | Musical
In a mythical Japan, Ko-Ko, a cheap tailor, has been appointed Lord High Executioner and must find someone to execute before the arrival of the ruling Mikado. He lights upon Nanki-Poo, a ... See full summary »
26. Georgy Girl (1966)
Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A homely but vivacious young woman dodges the amorous attentions of her father's middle-aged employer while striving to capture some of the glamorous life of her swinging London roommate.
28. Shoot to Kill (1988)
R | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
An F.B.I. Agent teams up with a tracker to pursue a murderer after he vanishes into the mountains and infiltrates a hiking group.
Votes: 11,015 | Gross: $29.30M
29. Who'll Stop the Rain (1978)
R | 126 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Vietnam veteran Ray Hicks gets conned into helping his buddy John Converse smuggle some heroin, only to wind up on the lam with John's wife when the deal goes sour.
31. The Beach House (2018 TV Movie)
TV-G | 90 min | Drama
The story follows Caretta "Cara" Rutledge, a woman who's tried to move beyond a difficult past but is forced to grapple with history head-on when she returns to fix the family beach house. ... See full summary »
32. Spinning Boris (2003)
R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama
Russian political elite hires American consultants to help with President Yeltsin's re-election campaign when his approval rating is down to single digits.
33. Highly Classified: The World of 007 (1998 Video)
58 min | Documentary
His world is full of glamour, mystery and intrigue and now you get to be a part of it! Let gadget wizard Q (Desmond Llewelyn) be your guide to the ubiquitous lifestyle and thrilling ... See full summary »
34. Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
James Bond sets out to stop a media mogul's plan to induce war between China and the U.K in order to obtain exclusive global media coverage.
Votes: 172,881 | Gross: $125.33M
35. The Last Innocent Man (1987 TV Movie)
Unrated | 109 min | Thriller
A criminal defense attorney is seduced by a beautiful woman and reluctantly takes on the defense of her estranged husband who is charged with murder, but finds his career threatened because... See full summary »
38. Tomorrow Never Dies: Special FX Reel (1998 Video)
3 min | Documentary, Short
This piece displays shots of effects footage as they get composited together. We see green-screen images combined with backgrounds and other elements as they mix to make the final product. ... See full summary »
39. Noriega: God's Favorite (2000 TV Movie)
120 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The story of Panamanian general Manuel Antonio 'Tony' Noriega, whose meteoric career, from utter poverty, as a soldier and CIA informant who also served as source to various other powers ... See full summary »
41. Prince Street (1997– )
60 min | Drama
The members of the NYPD Intelligence Division live double lives as they work undercover most of the time, trying to catch the most dangerous criminals in the city. They share their time ... See full summary »
46. Mesmer (1994)
Not Rated | 107 min | Biography, Drama
A biography of the eighteenth century Viennese physician, Franz Anton Mesmer, who used unorthodox healing practices based on his theory of "animal magnetism."
49. The 6th Day (2000)
PG-13 | 123 min | Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Futuristic action film about a man who meets a clone of himself and stumbles into a grand conspiracy about clones taking over the world.
Votes: 112,796 | Gross: $34.60M
50. Terror Train (1980)
R | 97 min | Horror, Thriller
Three years after a prank that went terribly awry, the six college students responsible are targeted by a masked killer at a New Year's Eve party aboard a moving train.