Most Rated Titles With Sydney Pollack
- Job Types
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1. Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
6 | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own.
Votes: 606,619 | Gross: $132.09M
2. Eyes Wide Shut (1999)
16 | 159 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A New York City doctor pushes himself on a harrowing and dangerous night-long odyssey of sexual and moral discovery after his wife admits that she once almost cheated on him.
Votes: 265,122 | Gross: $55.69M
3. The Sopranos (1999–2007)
16 | 55 min | Crime, Drama
New Jersey mob boss Tony Soprano deals with personal and professional issues in his home and business life that affect his mental state, leading him to seek professional psychiatric counseling.
4. The Reader (2008)
12 | 124 min | Drama, Romance
Post-WWII Germany: Nearly a decade after his affair with an older woman came to a mysterious end, law student Michael Berg re-encounters his former lover as she defends herself in a war-crime trial.
Votes: 213,559 | Gross: $34.19M
5. The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)
16 | 139 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
In late 1950s New York, Tom Ripley, a young underachiever, is sent to Italy to retrieve Dickie Greenleaf, a rich and spoiled millionaire playboy. But when the errand fails, Ripley takes extreme measures.
Votes: 157,678 | Gross: $81.30M
7. Michael Clayton (2007)
6 | 119 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A law firm brings in its "fixer" to remedy the situation after a lawyer has a breakdown while representing a chemical company that he knows is guilty in a multibillion-dollar class action suit.
Votes: 146,797 | Gross: $49.03M
8. Cold Mountain (2003)
16 | 154 min | Adventure, Drama, History
In the waning days of the American Civil War, a wounded soldier embarks on a perilous journey back home to Cold Mountain, North Carolina to reunite with his sweetheart.
Votes: 129,854 | Gross: $95.64M
10. The Interpreter (2005)
12 | 128 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Political intrigue and deception unfold inside the United Nations, where a U.S. Secret Service agent is assigned to investigate an interpreter who overhears an assassination plot.
Votes: 92,107 | Gross: $72.71M
12. Sense and Sensibility (1995)
AL | 136 min | Drama, Romance
Rich Mr. Dashwood dies, leaving his second wife and her three daughters poor by the rules of inheritance. The two eldest daughters are the titular opposites.
Votes: 89,473 | Gross: $43.18M
15. Changing Lanes (2002)
12 | 98 min | Drama, Thriller
The story of what happens one day in New York City, when a young lawyer and a businessman share a small automobile accident on F.D.R. Drive, and their mutual road rage escalates into a feud.
Votes: 62,591 | Gross: $66.82M
16. Out of Africa (1985)
6 | 161 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
In 20th-century colonial Kenya, a Danish baroness/plantation owner has a passionate love affair with a free-spirited big-game hunter.
Votes: 62,545 | Gross: $87.10M
18. Sliding Doors (1998)
AL | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A London woman's love life and career both hinge, unknown to her, on whether or not she catches a train. We see it both ways, in parallel.
Votes: 58,144 | Gross: $11.88M
20. The Majestic (2001)
AL | 152 min | Drama, Romance
Set in 1951, a blacklisted Hollywood writer gets into a car accident, loses his memory and settles down in a small town where he is mistaken for a long-lost son.
Votes: 49,025 | Gross: $27.81M
22. Will & Grace (1998– )
AL | 22 min | Comedy, Romance
Will and Grace live together in an apartment in New York City. He's a gay lawyer, she's a straight interior designer. Their best friends are Jack, a gleeful but proud gay man, and Karen, a charismatic, filthy rich, amoral socialite.
23. Three Days of the Condor (1975)
12 | 117 min | Mystery, Thriller
A bookish CIA researcher finds all his co-workers dead, and must outwit those responsible until he figures out who he can really trust.
Votes: 41,345 | Gross: $41.51M
24. King of the Hill (1997–2010)
AL | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama
A straight laced propane salesman in Arlen, Texas tries to deal with the wacky antics of his family and friends, while also trying to keep his son in line.
25. 9½ Weeks (1986)
12 | 117 min | Drama, Romance
A woman gets involved in an impersonal affair with a man. She barely knows about his life, only about the sex games they play, so the relationship begins to get complicated.
Votes: 33,722 | Gross: $6.73M
27. Sabrina (1995)
PG | 127 min | Comedy, Drama
An ugly duckling having undergone a remarkable change, still harbors feelings for her crush: a carefree playboy, but not before his business-focused brother has something to say about it.
Votes: 33,226 | Gross: $53.67M
29. Leatherheads (2008)
6 | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In 1925, an enterprising pro football player convinces America's too-good-to-be-true college football hero to play for his team and keep the league from going under.
Votes: 29,565 | Gross: $31.20M
30. The Two Faces of January (2014)
12 | 96 min | Romance, Thriller
A thriller centered on a con artist, his wife, and a stranger who flee Athens after one of them is caught up in the death of a private detective.
Votes: 26,742 | Gross: $0.51M
31. Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993)
AL | 109 min | Biography, Drama
A prepubescent chess prodigy refuses to harden himself in order to become a champion like the famous but unlikable Bobby Fischer.
Votes: 26,635 | Gross: $7.27M
32. The Quiet American (2002)
12 | 101 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
An older British reporter vies with a young U.S. doctor for the affections of a beautiful Vietnamese woman.
Votes: 25,706 | Gross: $12.99M
33. A Civil Action (1998)
AL | 115 min | Drama
A tenacious lawyer takes on a case involving a major company responsible for causing several people to be diagnosed with leukemia due to the town's water supply being contaminated, at the risk of bankrupting his firm and career.
Votes: 25,392 | Gross: $56.70M
34. Jeremiah Johnson (1972)
14 | 108 min | Adventure, Drama, Western
A mountain man who wishes to live the life of a hermit becomes the unwilling object of a long vendetta by Indians, and proves to be a match for their warriors in one-on-one combat on the early frontier.
Votes: 24,988 | Gross: $47.74M
35. Husbands and Wives (1992)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
When their best friends announce that they're separating, a professor and his wife discover the faults in their own marriage.
Votes: 24,504 | Gross: $10.56M
36. Dead Again (1991)
R | 107 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A woman who has lost her memory is taken in by a Los Angeles orphanage, and a private eye is enlisted to track down her identity - but he soon finds that he might have a past life connection to her that endangers their lives.
Votes: 23,893 | Gross: $38.02M
37. Birthday Girl (2001)
12 | 93 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
A thirtysomething bank clerk from St Albans has his small-town life exploded by the arrival of his Russian mail-order bride.
Votes: 23,084 | Gross: $4.92M
38. Heaven (I) (2002)
12 | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A woman takes the law into her own hands after police ignore her pleas to arrest the man responsible for her husband's death, and finds herself not only under arrest for murder but falling in love with an officer.
Votes: 21,925 | Gross: $0.77M
40. The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989)
114 min | Drama, Music, Romance
The lives of two struggling musicians, who happen to be brothers, inevitably change when they team up with a beautiful, up-and-coming singer.
Votes: 19,757 | Gross: $18.10M
41. Killshot (2008)
16 | 95 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Beautiful Carmen Colson and her ironworker husband Wayne are placed in the Federal Witness Protection program after witnessing an "incident". Thinking they are at last safe, they are targeted by an experienced hit man and a psychopathic young upstart killer. The ensuing struggle will test Carmen to the limit.
Votes: 19,709 | Gross: $0.02M
42. Il gattopardo (1963)
12 | 186 min | Drama, History
The Prince of Salina, a noble aristocrat of impeccable integrity, tries to preserve his family and class amid the tumultuous social upheavals of 1860's Sicily.
44. Random Hearts (1999)
12 | 133 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A police sergeant and a congresswoman both lose their spouses in a plane crash, and they soon discover that their spouses were having an affair with each other.
Votes: 18,525 | Gross: $31.05M
46. Iris (I) (2001)
AL | 91 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
True story of the lifelong romance between novelist Iris Murdoch and her husband John Bayley, from their student days through her battle with Alzheimer's disease.
Votes: 15,986 | Gross: $1.29M
47. Just Shoot Me! (1997–2003)
30 min | Comedy
Hot-tempered journalist Maya Gallo got herself fired from yet another job when she made an anchorwoman cry on the air with some gag copy on the teleprompter. Unable to find a job anywhere ... See full summary »
48. Margaret (I) (2011)
12 | 150 min | Drama
A young woman witnesses a bus accident, and is caught up in the aftermath, where the question of whether or not it was intentional affects many people's lives.
Votes: 14,467 | Gross: $0.05M