Highest Rated Movies and TV Shows With Brian Helgeland
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3. L.A. Confidential (1997)
R | 138 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
As corruption grows in 1950s Los Angeles, three policemen -- one strait-laced, one brutal, and one sleazy -- investigate a series of murders with their own brand of justice.
Votes: 501,283 | Gross: $64.62M
4. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
TV-MA | 25 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
Tales of horror based on the gruesome E.C. comic books of the 1950s presented by the legendary Crypt Keeper, a sinister ghoul obsessed with gallows humor and horrific puns.
Friday the 13th: The Series (1987–1990)
46 min | Horror
A vengeful quadriplegic discovers that she can regain control of her body with the help of a magic wheelchair.
11. Man on Fire (2004)
R | 146 min | Action, Crime, Drama
In Mexico City, a former CIA operative swears vengeance on those who committed an unspeakable act against the family he was hired to protect.
Votes: 311,985 | Gross: $77.91M
12. The Bourne Supremacy (2004)
PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller
When Jason Bourne is framed for a CIA operation gone awry, he is forced to resume his former life as a trained assassin to survive.
Votes: 412,266 | Gross: $176.24M
16. 42 (2013)
PG-13 | 128 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
In 1947, Jackie Robinson becomes the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball in the modern era when he was signed by the Brooklyn Dodgers and faces considerable racism in the process.
Votes: 78,925 | Gross: $95.00M
19. Film Noir: Bringing Darkness to Light (2006 Video)
68 min | Documentary, History
The genre of Film Noir gets an in-depth examination. Through a multitude of interviews with industry enthusiasts and film clips, every aspect of what makes a Noir is touched upon.
Friday the 13th: The Series (1987–1990)
Mightier Than the Sword
46 min | Horror
Using a cursed pen, a pulp writer transforms himself into an acclaimed novelist who is known for getting inside the minds of serial killers.
21. Payback (I) (1999)
R | 100 min | Action, Crime, Drama
After a successful heist, Porter is shot by his wife and his best friend. They leave him there to die but when he recovers, he seeks revenge and wants his share of the money.
Votes: 125,914 | Gross: $81.53M
24. A Knight's Tale (2001)
PG-13 | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
After his master dies, a peasant squire, fueled by his desire for food and glory, creates a new identity for himself as a knight.
Votes: 159,970 | Gross: $56.57M
25. L.A. Confidential: Off the Record... (1998 Video)
19 min | Documentary, Short
An inside look at the now classic film L.A. Confidential (1997), featuring interviews with writer/director Curtis Hanson, his co-writer Brian Helgeland sharing their challenges, concepts ... See full summary »
26. Green Zone (2010)
R | 115 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Discovering covert and faulty intelligence causes a U.S. Army officer to go rogue as he hunts for Weapons of Mass Destruction in an unstable region.
Votes: 123,212 | Gross: $35.05M
28. Conspiracy Theory (1997)
R | 135 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller
A man obsessed with conspiracy theories becomes a target after one of his theories turns out to be true. Unfortunately, in order to save himself, he has to figure out which theory it is.
Votes: 88,704 | Gross: $75.98M
29. The 70th Annual Academy Awards (1998 TV Special)
TV-PG | News
An award show that honors excellence in filmmaking in each of its separate categories. People are awarded Oscars in a humorous manner that provides an entertaining show.
30. A True Ensemble: The Cast of L.A. Confidential (2008 Video)
25 min | Documentary, Short
Russell Crowe, Kevin Spacey, Guy Pearce, Kim Basinger, Danny DeVito, David Strathairn and James Cromwell join director Curtis Hanson and others in this free-wheeling look at the incomparable ensemble cast of L.A. Confidential.
31. Robin Hood (2010)
PG-13 | 140 min | Action, Drama, History
In 12th century England, Robin and his band of marauders confront corruption in a local village and lead an uprising against the crown that will forever alter the balance of world power.
Votes: 242,190 | Gross: $105.27M
32. The Taking of Pelham 123 (2009)
R | 106 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Armed men hijack a New York City subway train, holding the passengers hostage in return for a ransom, and turning an ordinary day's work for dispatcher Walter Garber into a face-off with the mastermind behind the crime.
Votes: 176,038 | Gross: $65.45M
33. Blood Work (2002)
R | 110 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Still recovering from a heart transplant, retired F.B.I. profiler Terry McCaleb (Clint Eastwood) returns to service when his own blood analysis offers clues to the identity of a serial killer.
Votes: 39,915 | Gross: $26.20M
34. Assassins (1995)
R | 132 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Professional hit-man Robert Rath wants to fulfill a few more contracts before retiring but unscrupulous ambitious newcomer hit-man Miguel Bain keeps killing Rath's targets.
Votes: 73,641 | Gross: $30.31M
35. L.A. Confidential: From Book to Screen (2008 Video)
21 min | Documentary, Short
Co-screenwriters Curtis Hanson and Brian Helgeland recount the challenges in bringing James Ellroy's sprawling novel to the silver screen in all its bloody, beautiful glory.
Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
A Slight Case of Murder
Not Rated | 27 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
A game of cat and mouse ensues between a female mystery novelist and her jealous former husband when he accuses her of having a love affair with her nosy neighbor's son.
39. The 61st Annual Golden Globe Awards (2004 TV Special)
Golden Globe Award - American award awarded by the Hollywood association of the foreign press from 1944 for works in movies and television's pictures.
40. The Postman (1997)
R | 177 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A nameless drifter dons a postman's uniform and bag of mail as he begins a quest to inspire hope to the survivors living in post-apocalyptic America.
Votes: 65,271 | Gross: $17.63M
41. Mystic River: From Page to Screen (2004 TV Short)
12 min | Documentary, Short
Clint Eastwood's classic Mystic River (2003) is discussed by the director himself, screenwriter Brian Helgeland, the novel's author Dennis Lehane and the great ensemble cast (Sean Penn, Tim... See full summary »
46. Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant (2009)
PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Teenager Darren Shan meets a mysterious man at a freak show who turns out to be a vampire. After a series of events, Darren must leave his normal life and go on the road with the Cirque du Freak and become a vampire.
Votes: 41,359 | Gross: $14.05M
R | 93 min | Horror
Freddy Krueger returns once again to terrorize the dreams of the remaining Dream Warriors, as well as those of a young woman who may be able to defeat him for good.
Votes: 46,169 | Gross: $49.37M