Jacob Richman's Movie Recommendations

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My Favorite Movies

The Frisco Kid 1979 Gene Wilder, Harrison Ford
Kate and Leopold 2001 Meg Ryan, Hugh Jackman
Star Trek 11 2009 Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Leonard Nimoy

Jewish Oriented

Cast a Giant Shadow 1966 Kirk Douglas
Defiance 2008 Daniel Craig, Liev Schreiber
Exodus 1960 Paul Newman, Eva Marie Saint
Fiddler on the Roof 1971 Topol
Gentleman's Agreement 1947 Gregory Peck, Dorothy McGuire, John Garfield
Mivtsa Yonatan (Hebrew)
Operation Thunderbolt (English)
1977 Yehoram Gaon, Gila Almagor, Assi Dayan
Schindler's List 1993 Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley
Uprising 2001 Leelee Sobieski, Hank Azaria, David Schwimmer
Voyage of the Damned 1976 Faye Dunaway, Oskar Werner, Lee Grant

Comedy

Animal House (R) 1978 Tom Hulce, Stephen Furst, Mark Metcalf
Beverly Hills Cop 1984 Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold, John Ashton
Back to the Future 1985 Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd
Back to the Future 2 1989 Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson
Back to the Future 3 1990 Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Mary Steenburgen
Big 1988 Elizabeth Perkins, Robert Loggia
Cold Turkey 1971 Dick Van Dyke, Pippa Scott, Tom Poston
Blazing Saddles (R) 1974 Cleavon Little, Gene Wilder, Mel Brooks
Crossing Delancey (PG) 1988 Amy Irving, Peter Riegert
Doc Hollywood (PG) 1991 Michael J. Fox, Julie Warner
Ever After 1998 Drew Barrymore
Get Smart 2008 Steve Carell, Anne Hathaway, Dwayne Johnson
Giv'at Halfon Eina Ona (Hebrew) 1976 Hagashash Haheever
Gung Ho 1986 Michael Keaton
Heaven Can Wait 1978 Warren Beatty, Julie Christie
It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World 1963 Spencer Tracy, Milton Berle, Sid Caesar, Buddy Hackett
Kelly's Heros 1970 Clint Eastwood, Telly Savalas, Don Rickles
M*A*S*H (PG) 1972 Alan Alda, Loretta Swit, Jamie Farr
Meatballs 1979 Bill Murray, Harvey Atkin, Kate Lynch
Men in Black 1997 Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith
Men in Black II 2002 Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith, Rip Torn
Men in Black III 2012 Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, Josh Brolin
My Best Friend's Wedding 1997 Julia Roberts
Must Love Dogs 2005 Diane Lane, John Cusack, Elizabeth Perkins
My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2002 Nia Vardalos, John Corbett, Michael Constantine
My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 2016 Nia Vardalos, John Corbett, Michael Constantine
My Cousin Vinny (PG) 1992 Joe Pesci, Ralph Macchio, Marisa Tomei
My Stepmother Is an Alien (PG) 1988 Dan Aykroyd, Kim Basinger
Operation Petticoat 1959 Cary Grant, Tony Curtis
Pirates of the Caribbean 2003 Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Orlando Bloom
Play It Again, Sam 1972 Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Tony Roberts
Pretty Woman 1990 Julia Roberts, Richard Gere
Private Benjamin 1980 Goldie Hawn
Raiders of the Lost Ark 1981 Harrison Ford, Karen Alle
Risky Business (R) 1983 Tom Cruise, Rebecca De Mornay
Seems Like Old Times 1980 Goldie Hawn, Chevy Chase
Serendipity 2001 John Cusack, Kate Beckinsale
Sleeper 1973 Woody Allen, Diane Keaton
Sleepless in Seattle 1993 Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan
Splash (PG) 1984 Tom Hanks, Daryl Hannah
Stripes (PG) 1981 Bill Murray, Harold Ramis
The Blues Brothers 1980 John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd
The Dream Team (PG) 1989 Michael Keaton, Christopher Lloyd, Peter Boyle
The Incredible Mr. Limpet 1964 Don Knotts, Carole Cook, Jack Weston
The Intern 2015 Robert De Niro, Anne Hathaway, Rene Russo
The Mouse that Roared 1959 Peter Sellers
The Odd Couple 1968 Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau
The Odd Couple 2 1998 Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau
The Parent Trap 1961 Hayley Mills, Maureen O'Hara, Brian Keith
The Proposal 2009 Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds
The Russians are Coming 1966 Carl Reiner, Eva Marie Saint, Alan Arkin
The Sting 1973 Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Robert Shaw
The Terminal 2004 Tom Hanks, Catherine Zeta-Jones
Trading Places 1983 Dan Aykroyd, Eddie Murphy, Denholm Elliott
War Games 1983 Matthew Broderick, Dabney Coleman
When Harry Met Sally (R) 1989 Billy Crystal, Meg Ryan
Wholly Moses! (PG) 1980 Dudley Moore, Laraine Newman, James Coco
You've Got Mail 1998 Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan


Animation

Brave 2012 Voices: Kelly Macdonald, Billy Connolly, Emma Thompson
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2009 Voices: Bill Hader, Anna Faris, James Caan
Despicable Me 2010 Voices: Steve Carell, Jason Segel, Russell Brand, Julie Andrews
Despicable Me 2 2010 Voices: Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Benjamin Bratt
Finding Dory 2016 Voices: Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Ed O'Neill
Hotel Transylvania 2012 Voices: Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez
Hotel Transylvania 2 2015 Voices: Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez
Ice Age 2002 Voices: Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary
Ice Age 2: The Meltdown 2006 Voices: Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary
Ice Age 3: Dawn of the Dinosaurs 2009 Voices: Eunice Cho, Karen Disher, Harrison Fahn
Ice Age 4: Continental Drift 2012 Voices: Aziz Ansari, Denis Leary, John Leguizamo
Ice Age 5: Collision Course 2016 Voices: Ray Romano, Denis Leary, John Leguizamo
Inside Out 2015 Voices: Amy Poehler, Bill Hader, Lewis Black
Madacasgar 2005 Voices: Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer
Madacasgar 2: Escape 2 Africa 2008 Voices: Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer
Madacasgar 3: Europe's Most Wanted 2012 Voices: Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer
Minions 2015 Voices: Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm, Michael Keaton |
Monsters, Inc. 2001 Voices: John Goodman, Billy Crystal, Mary Gibbs
Monsters University 2013 Voices: John Goodman, Billy Crystal, Mary Gibbs
Over the Hedge 2006 Voices: Bruce Willis, Garry Shandling, Steve Carell
Shaun the Sheep Movie 2015 Justin Fletcher, John Sparkes, Omid Djalili
Shrek 2001 Voices: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz
Tangled 2010 Voices: Mandy Moore, Zachary Levi, Donna Murphy
The Incredibles 2004 Voices: Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Samuel L. Jackson
The Lorax 2012 Voices: Danny DeVito, Ed Helms, Zac Efron
The Peanuts Movie 2015 Voices: Noah Schnapp, Bill Melendez, Hadley Belle Miller
The Secret Life of Pets 2016 Voices: Louis C.K., Eric Stonestreet, Kevin Hart, Jenny Slate
Storks 2016 Voices: Andy Samberg, Katie Crown, Kelsey Grammer
Toy Story 1995 Voices: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles
Toy Story 2 1999 Voices: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack
Toy Story 3 2010 Voices: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Don Rickles
Up 2009 Voices: Edward Asner, Christopher Plummer, Jordan Nagai
Wall-E 2008 Voices: Ben Burtt, Elissa Knight, Jeff Garlin
Zootopia 2016 Voices: Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Idris Elba


Adventure / Action / Drama

Airport 1970 Burt Lancaster, Dean Martin, Jean Seberg
Allegiant 2016 Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Jeff Daniels
Along Came a Spider (R) 2001 Morgan Freeman, Michael Wincott, Monica Potter
Catch Me If You Can 2002 Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, Christopher Walken
Closed Circuit (R) 2013 Eric Bana, Rebecca Hall, Jim Broadbent
Codename: The Soldier 1982 Ken Wahl, Alberta Watson, Jeremiah Sullivan
Conspiracy Theory 1997 Mel Gibson, Julia Roberts, Patrick Stewart
Crimson Tide 1995 Denzel Washington, Gene Hackman
Deterrence 1999 Kevin Pollak, Timothy Hutton
Die Another Day (James Bond) 2002 Pierce Brosnan, Halle Berry
Die Hard (R) 1988 Bruce Willis, Bonnie Bedelia, Reginald VelJohnson
Die Hard 2 (R) 1990 Bruce Willis, Bonnie Bedelia, William Atherton
Die Hard 4: Live Free or Die Hard (PG) 2007 Bruce Willis, Timothy Olyphant, Justin Long
Enemy of the State 1998 Will Smith, Gene Hackman
Erin Brockovich (PG) 2000 Julia Roberts
Flight (R) 2012 Nadine Velazquez, Denzel Washington, John Goodman
Focus (R) 2015 Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Rodrigo Santoro
Good Morning Vietnam (PG) 1987 Robin Williams
GoldenEye (James Bond) 1995 Pierce Brosnan, Sean Bean, Izabella Scorupco
Goldfinger (James Bond) 1964 Sean Connery, Honor Blackman, Gert Fröbe
Hopscotch (R) 1990 Walter Matthau, Glenda Jackson, Sam Waterston
Ice Station Zebra 1968 Rock Hudson, Ernest Borgnine, Patrick McGoohan
In The Heat of the Night 1967 Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger
Jack Reacher: Never Go Back 2016 Tom Cruise, Cobie Smulders, Aldis Hodge
London has Fallen 2016 Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman
Mercury Rising 1998 Bruce Willis, Alec Baldwin
Midway 1976 Charlton Heston, Henry Fonda, James Coburn
Mission Impossible 1996 Tom Cruise
Mission: Impossible 4 - Ghost Protocol 2011 Tom Cruise, Paula Patton, Simon Pegg
Mission: Impossible 5 - Rogue Nation 2015 Tom Cruise, Rebecca Ferguson, Jeremy Renner
Mississippi Burning (R) 1988 Gene Hackman, Willem Dafoe, Frances McDormand
Never Say Never Again (James Bond) 1983 Sean Connery
Ocean's Eleven 2001 George Clooney, Cecelia Ann Birt
Patch Adams 1998 Robin Williams, Daniel London, Monica Potter
Pushing Tin (R) 1999 John Cusack, Billy Bob Thornton
Red 2010 Bruce Willis, Mary-Louise Parker, John Malkovich, Morgan Freeman
Safe House (R) 2012 Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds, Vera Farmiga
Salt 2010 Angelina Jolie, Liev Schreiber
Sicario 2015 Emily Blunt, Josh Brolin, Benicio Del Toro
Sneakers 1992 Robert Redford, Gary Hershberger, Sidney Poitier
Sully 2016 Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Laura Linney
Tequila Sunrise (PG) 1988 Mel Gibson, Michelle Pfeiffer, Kurt Russell
The Amazing Spider-Man 2012 Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans
The Dirty Dozen 1967 Lee Marvin, Ernest Borgnine, Charles Bronson
The Great Escape 1963 Steve McQueen, James Garner
The Hunt for Red October 1990 Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin
The Imitation Game 2014 Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode
The Magnificent Seven (PG-13) 2016 Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke
The Net 1995 Sandra Bullock, Jeremy Northam
The Numbers Station (R) 2013 John Cusack, Malin Akerman, Liam Cunningham
The Sum of All Fears 2002 Ben Affleck, Morgan Freeman
The Taking of Pelham 1,2,3 1974 Walter Matthau, Robert Shaw, Martin Balsam
The Untouchables 1987 Kevin Costner, Sean Connery
Three Days of the Condor 1975 Robert Redford, Faye Dunaway
To Sir with Love 1967 Sidney Poitier
True Grit 2010 Jeff Bridges, Hailee Steinfeld, Matt Damon
Twilight Zone: The Movie 1983 Dan Aykroyd, Albert Brooks
Unknown 2011 Liam Neeson, Diane Kruger, January Jones, Aidan Quinn
Unstoppable 2010 Denzel Washington, Chris Pine, Rosario Dawson
Where Eagles Dare 1968 Richard Burton, Clint Eastwood, Mary Ure
Witness 1985 Harrison Ford, Kelly McGillis


Science Fiction

Colossus The Forbin Project 1970 Eric Braeden, Susan Clark
The Final Countdown 1980 Kirk Douglas, Martin Sheen
Frequency 2000 Dennis Quaid, James Caviezel
I Am Number Four 2011 Alex Pettyfer, Timothy Olyphant, Teresa Palmer
Millennium 1989 Kris Kristofferson, Cheryl Ladd
Source Code 2011 Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home 1986 William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy
Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country 1991 William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy
Star Trek VIII: First Contact 1996 Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, Brent Spiner
Star Trek 11 2009 Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Leonard Nimoy
Star Trek 12 - Into Darkness 2013 Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Leonard Nimoy
Star Trek 13 - Beyond 2016 Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban
The Adjustment Bureau 2011 Matt Damon,Emily Blunt


Documentaries

Food, Inc 2008 Gary Hirshberg, Michael Pollan
Farewell Israel:
Bush, Iran, and the Revolt of Islam
2007 Narrator: Lance Lewman
Israel: Birth of a Nation 1996 Host: Martin Gilbert
Obsession:
Radical Islam's War Against the West
2005 Nonie Darwish, Alan M. Dershowitz
Super Size Me 2004 Morgan Spurlock
Who Killed the Electric Car? 2006 Martin Sheen
PBS: America and the Holocaust
- Deceit and Indifference
1994 Narrator: Hal Linden


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