Highest Rated Movies and TV Shows With Gilbert Cates

 Refine See titles to watch instantly, titles you haven't rated, etc
  • Job Types
  • Movies or TV
  • Genres
  • Keywords
  • IMDb Rating
  • Instant Watch Options
  • In Theaters
  • On TV
  • Release Year

















































































































IMDb user rating (average) to
Number of votes to »






Reset



Reset
Release year or range to »

1. Stubby Pringle's Christmas (1978 TV Movie)

55 min | Drama, Family

8.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

It's now Christmas Eve and Stubby Pringle is on his way to an annual dance that he went to the previous year and fell in love with a girl, who he forgot to ask the name of. He has bought ... See full summary »

Director: Burt Brinckerhoff | Stars: Beau Bridges, Julie Harris, Edward Binns, Kim Hunter

Votes: 89

2. Collected Stories (2002 TV Movie)

Drama

8.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Add a Plot

Director: Gilbert Cates | Stars: Linda Lavin, Samantha Mathis

Votes: 48

3. Faerie Tale Theatre (1982–1987)

50 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

8.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Inspired by an earlier children's series, Shirley Temple's Storybook (1958), Shelley Duvall hosted this series featuring some of the best known actors and actresses in Hollywood performing ... See full summary »

Stars: Shelley Duvall, John Achorn, Patrick DeSantis, David McCharen

Votes: 1,783

4. Rings Around the World (1966)

79 min | Documentary

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

While writing a book on the circus, author John Shawcross reflects upon the great acts he has seen over the years and the mystique of circus people. He recalls the solo trapeze act of La ... See full summary »

Director: Gilbert Cates | Stars: Don Ameche, Rudy Cárdenas, Sonny Frankello, Armando Gaona

Votes: 11

5. Going Through Splat: The Life and Work of Stewart Stern (2005)

Documentary

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A documentary on Hollywood screenwriter Stewart Stern, who walked away from the industry in his prime.

Director: Jon Steven Ward | Stars: Gilbert Cates, Sally Field, Dennis Hopper, Delbert Mann

Votes: 21

6. The Twilight Zone (1985–1989)

TV-PG | 45 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but often have a wicked sense of humor and an unexpected twist.

Stars: Robin Ward, Charles Aidman, Richard Mulligan, William Atherton

Votes: 9,070

7. The Magic of David Copperfield (1978 TV Special)

50 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

This is the first official Copperfield TV special, introduced by the host Orson Welles and broadcasted on CBS like all the following ones, while the previous year he has been the star and ... See full summary »

Director: Bob Henry | Stars: David Copperfield, Carl Ballantine, Valerie Bertinelli, Sherman Hemsley

Votes: 29

8. The Magic of David Copperfield II (1979 TV Special)

50 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

This is the second CBS Copperfield TV special, introduced by the host Bill Bixby, but is still titled "THE MAGIC OF DAVID COPPERFIELD", without the number "II" with which is better known. ... See full summary »

Director: Stan Harris | Stars: David Copperfield, Loni Anderson, Valerie Bertinelli, Robert Stack

Votes: 19

9. I Never Sang for My Father (1970)

GP | 92 min | Drama

7.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A man who wants to move on with his life by moving to California and marry his girlfriend, finds it difficult as he still lives in the towering shadow of his aging father.

Director: Gilbert Cates | Stars: Melvyn Douglas, Gene Hackman, Dorothy Stickney, Estelle Parsons

Votes: 2,211

10. Faerie Tale Theatre (1982–1987)
Episode: Rapunzel (1983)

51 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A sinister witch steals the baby of a simple candle-maker and his wife. Determined to keep the daughter for herself, she locks her up in a tower all alone. Wonders and dangers occur when the girl meets a handsome prince.

Director: Gilbert Cates | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Shelley Duvall, Gena Rowlands, Roddy McDowall

Votes: 172

11. The Berenstain Bears' Christmas Tree (1979 TV Movie)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Papa Bear and the cubs search the woods for the perfect Christmas tree, but run afoul of the woodland animals who live in the trees they aim to cut down.

Director: Mordicai Gerstein | Stars: Ron McLarty, Gabriela Glatzer, Jonathan Lewis, Pat Lysinger

Votes: 174

12. Consenting Adult (1985 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Young and shy Jeff discovers his attraction to men. After struggling with himself he comes out to his parents. His mum eventually listens to him and tries to understand his feelings, but ... See full summary »

Director: Gilbert Cates | Stars: Marlo Thomas, Martin Sheen, Barry Tubb, Talia Balsam

Votes: 354

13. After the Fall (1974 TV Movie)

128 min | Drama

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Adaptation of Arthur Miller's semi-autobiographical play about Quentin, a Jewish intellectual from New York who must reexamine his life and his troubled relationship with Holga.

Director: Gilbert Cates | Stars: Faye Dunaway, Christopher Plummer, Bibi Andersson, Mariclare Costello

Votes: 61

14. My First Love (1988 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A widow goes to her high school reunion and begins a relationship with an old boyfriend, now a successful doctor who has a much younger girlfriend.

Director: Gilbert Cates | Stars: Bea Arthur, Richard Kiley, Joan Van Ark, Barbara Barrie

Votes: 77

15. Fame (1978 TV Movie)

53 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A waiter becomes a sudden overnight success as a playwright, and then begins negotiations with an Italian movie director to turn his play into a film. The results are unexpected.

Director: Marc Daniels | Stars: Richard Benjamin, José Ferrer, Raf Vallone, Robert Alda

Votes: 23

16. Intimate Portrait (1990–2005)

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Find out more about the women you love and admire who have made their mark in movies, music, politics, sports and more in these "Intimate Portraits."

Stars: Linda Emond, Lisa Friedman, Meredith Vieira, Robert Wagner

Votes: 181

17. Hobson's Choice (1983 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama, Romance, Comedy

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Daughter of the owner of a shoe store rebels against her father by marrying one of his employees.

Director: Gilbert Cates | Stars: Richard Thomas, Sharon Gless, Jack Warden, Lillian Gish

Votes: 114

18. The Twilight Zone (1985–1989)
Episode: Teacher's Aide/Paladin of the Lost Hour (1985)

TV-PG | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

"Teacher's Aide": A teacher at a tough inner-city school is possessed by a malevolent spirit. "Paladin of the Lost Hour": An old man with a special watch bonds with a tormented veteran.

Directors: Gilbert Cates, Bill Norton, Robert Downey Sr. | Stars: Adrienne Barbeau, Adam Postil, Miguel A. Núñez Jr., Josh Richman

Votes: 262

19. Who Needs Sleep? (2006)

78 min | Documentary

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A documentary that highlights the deadly combination of sleep deprivation and long days of work.

Director: Haskell Wexler | Stars: David Agus, Netta Bank, Annette Bening, Gilbert Cates

Votes: 177

20. The One (2007)

15 min | Short, Drama

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Natasha Brooks believed she could have it all: a successful career, a loving husband and a child. Time slips by. Natasha realizes she only achieved one of the three: a career. Seeking the ... See full summary »

Director: Deborah Read | Stars: Reda Alili, Dailia Cardenas, Chris Cleveland, Jennifer Costa

Votes: 11

21. Country Gold (1982 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama

6.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

An aging country singer becomes irritated with the success of a popular young country singer. However, she is not yet ready to become yesterday's news.

Director: Gilbert Cates | Stars: Loni Anderson, Earl Holliman, Linda Hamilton, Cooper Huckabee

Votes: 49

22. The 78th Annual Academy Awards (2006 TV Special)

214 min | Music

6.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Films contending for the annual awards include Brokeback Mountain (2005), Capote (2005), Crash (2004), Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005) and Munich (2005).

Directors: Louis J. Horvitz, Roger Goodman, Troy Miller | Stars: Jon Stewart, Amy Adams, Moustapha Akkad, Jessica Alba

Votes: 1,048

23. The 65th Annual Academy Awards (1993 TV Special)

196 min | Family

6.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Award of the American academy of cinematographic arts and sciences, from 1940th known as "Oscar", - American film award created in 1929 and traditionally handed to the figures of ... See full summary »

Director: Jeff Margolis | Stars: Billy Crystal, Jane Alexander, Robert Altman, Luciana Arrighi

Votes: 328

24. The 80th Annual Academy Awards (2008 TV Special)

TV-14 | 197 min | Comedy, Music

6.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

In the annual awards presentation, the nominated films include Atonement (2007), Juno (2007), Michael Clayton (2007), No Country for Old Men (2007), and There Will Be Blood (2007).

Directors: Louis J. Horvitz, Joseph Takats | Stars: Jon Stewart, Jan Aaris, Amy Adams, Casey Affleck

Votes: 1,427

25. Have I Got a Christmas for You (1977 TV Movie)

60 min

6.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Members of a town's Jewish community decide to substitute for their Christian friends and neighbors so they can enjoy Christmas. The good folk humorously attempt jobs they have never done before.

Director: Marc Daniels | Stars: Steve Allen, Jim Backus, Adrienne Barbeau, Milton Berle

Votes: 12

26. Camouflage (1961– )

30 min | Game-Show

6.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A game where two contestants vie for the chance at guessing a certain object well hidden inside a larger white on black negative line drawing. True or false questions are first asked in ... See full summary »

Stars: Johnny Gilbert, Don Morrow, Chet Gould

Votes: 20

27. Darkness at High Noon: The Carl Foreman Documents (2002)

120 min | Documentary, Drama

6.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Add a Plot

Director: Lionel Chetwynd | Stars: Richard Crenna, Camilla Baker, Charles Braverman, Gilbert Cates

Votes: 46

28. Faerie Tale Theatre (1982–1987)
Episode: Goldilocks and the Three Bears (1984)

Unrated | 60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A spirited young girl disobeys her parents and runs off to the wood for the afternoon. She visits a seemingly empty house, eats from three bowls of porridge, sits in three chairs, wrecking ... See full summary »

Director: Gilbert Cates | Stars: Tatum O'Neal, Hoyt Axton, Alex Karras, Brandis Kemp

Votes: 113

29. The Promise (1979)

PG | 97 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A rich student's fiancee has her face destroyed by a car accident, and refuses to return to him fearing the loss of his love.

Director: Gilbert Cates | Stars: Kathleen Quinlan, Stephen Collins, Beatrice Straight, Laurence Luckinbill

Votes: 638

30. The 70th Annual Academy Awards (1998 TV Special)

TV-PG | News

6.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

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.

Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Billy Crystal, Aaliyah, Ben Affleck, David LeRoy Anderson

Votes: 680

31. Innocent Victims (1996 TV Movie)

240 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Defense attorneys attempt to reverse Timothy Hennis' supposed wrongful prosecution on three charges of murder and his sentence to death.

Director: Gilbert Cates | Stars: Ricky Schroder, John Corbett, Tom Irwin, Howard Hesseman

Votes: 187

32. The 67th Annual Academy Awards (1995 TV Special)

215 min | Family

6.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

The 67th Annual Academy Awards.

Directors: Jeff Margolis, Rob Burnett, Adam Resnick | Stars: David Letterman, Ken Adam, Joe Alaskey, Tim Allen

Votes: 428

33. The 64th Annual Academy Awards (1992 TV Special)

Family

6.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Award of the American academy of cinematographic arts and sciences, from 1940th known as "Oscar", - American film award created in 1929 and traditionally handed to the figures of ... See full summary »

Director: Jeff Margolis | Stars: Billy Crystal, Bryan Adams, Antonio Banderas, Kathy Bates

Votes: 315

34. The 69th Annual Academy Awards (1997 TV Special)

News

6.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Award of the American academy of cinematographic arts and sciences, from 1940th known as "Oscar", - American film award created in 1929 and traditionally handed to the figures of ... See full summary »

Directors: Louis J. Horvitz, Shanda Sawyer | Stars: Billy Crystal, Muhammad Ali, Joan Allen, John Alton

Votes: 378

35. Call Me Anna (1990 TV Movie)

97 min | Biography, Drama

6.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Actress Patty Duke portrays herself in this autobiographical film that details her long-time struggle with mental illness.

Director: Gilbert Cates | Stars: Patty Duke, Timothy Carhart, Howard Hesseman, Deborah May

Votes: 127

36. The 75th Annual Academy Awards (2003 TV Special)

210 min | News

6.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Award of the American academy of cinematographic arts and sciences, from 1940th known as "Oscar", - American film award created in 1929 and traditionally handed to the figures of ... See full summary »

Directors: Louis J. Horvitz, Penelope Spheeris | Stars: Steve Martin, Ben Affleck, John Agar, Wayne Allwine

Votes: 937

37. The 63rd Annual Academy Awards (1991 TV Special)

Family

6.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Award of the American academy of cinematographic arts and sciences, from 1940th known as "Oscar", - American film award created in 1929 and traditionally handed to the figures of ... See full summary »

Director: Jeff Margolis | Stars: Billy Crystal, Danny Aiello, Ann-Margret, Anne Archer

Votes: 318

38. Fatal Judgement (1988 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

6.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

While tending a seriously ill cancer patient, the nurse administered a generous dose of morphine. The patient died, which is why the woman is now on trial for murder.

Director: Gilbert Cates | Stars: Patty Duke, Joe Regalbuto, Jo Henderson, Dana Gladstone

Votes: 31

39. Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams (1973)

PG | 93 min | Drama

6.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Rita, a middle aged New York City homemaker, finds herself in an emotional crisis which forces her to re-examine her life, as well as her relationships with her mother, her eye doctor ... See full summary »

Director: Gilbert Cates | Stars: Joanne Woodward, Martin Balsam, Sylvia Sidney, Tresa Hughes

Votes: 562

40. The 62nd Annual Academy Awards (1990 TV Special)

Family

6.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Award of the American academy of cinematographic arts and sciences, from 1940th known as "Oscar", - American film award created in 1929 and traditionally handed to the figures of ... See full summary »

Director: Jeff Margolis | Stars: Billy Crystal, Paula Abdul, Isabelle Adjani, Danny Aiello

Votes: 247

41. Child's Cry (1986 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 100 min | Thriller

6.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A social worker (Lindsay Wagner) starts working with a shy, withdrawn 6 year old (Taliesin Jaffe) whom she believes is the victim of sexual abuse.

Director: Gilbert Cates | Stars: Lindsay Wagner, Peter Coyote, Taliesin Jaffe, Gerald S. O'Loughlin

Votes: 106

42. The 64th Primetime Emmy Awards (2012 TV Special)

Music

6.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Jimmy Kimmel hosts the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards, honoring the best in television.

Director: Glenn Weiss | Stars: Tom Hanks, Merritt Wever, Christina Hendricks, Aaron Paul

Votes: 231

43. The 73rd Annual Academy Awards (2001 TV Special)

Family

6.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Add a Plot

Directors: Louis J. Horvitz, Roger Goodman | Stars: Steve Martin, Ben Affleck, Debbie Allen, Joan Allen

Votes: 788

44. The 71st Annual Academy Awards (1999 TV Special)

Family

6.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Award of the American academy of cinematographic arts and sciences, from 1940th known as "Oscar", - American film award created in 1929 and traditionally handed to the figures of ... See full summary »

Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Ben Affleck, Debbie Allen, Gene Autry

Votes: 515

45. The 77th Annual Academy Awards (2005 TV Special)

194 min | Music

6.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Films nominated for the annual awards include The Aviator (2004), Finding Neverland (2004), Million Dollar Baby (2004), Ray (2004) and Sideways (2004).

Directors: Louis J. Horvitz, Roger Goodman | Stars: Chris Rock, Alan Alda, Jo Allen, Alejandro Amenábar

Votes: 1,083

46. A Death in the Family (2002 TV Movie)

91 min | Drama

6.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A young wife's religious faith is shaken when her husband dies in a car accident.

Director: Gilbert Cates | Stars: Annabeth Gish, John Slattery, Austin Wolff, Kathleen Chalfant

Votes: 98

47. The 66th Annual Academy Awards (1994 TV Special)

Family

6.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Add a Plot

Director: Jeff Margolis | Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Debbie Allen, Robert Altman, Don Ameche

Votes: 300

48. Burning Rage (1984 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 120 min | Drama

6.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

While coal fires burn beneath a depressed mining town a greedy businessman stops at nothing to buy up the mineral rights.

Director: Gilbert Cates | Stars: Barbara Mandrell, Tom Wopat, Bert Remsen, John Pleshette

Votes: 49

49. The Kid from Nowhere (1982 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama, Family

6.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A single mother is overprotective of her mentally challenged son which has made him angry and difficult, while she denies herself a social life. Things change for the better when the boy ... See full summary »

Director: Beau Bridges | Stars: Susan Saint James, Beau Bridges, Loretta Swit, Ricky Wittman

Votes: 33

50. Do You Know the Muffin Man? (1989 TV Movie)

Unrated | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A police officer and his wife are shocked to find that molestation has been going on at the neighborhood day care. They're devastated when they find that their own son might be a victim too. Should they have known, should they have seen?

Director: Gilbert Cates | Stars: Pam Dawber, John Shea, Stephen Dorff, Brian Bonsall

Votes: 190



Recently Viewed