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1. Into the Woods (2014)

PG | 125 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

5.9
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69 Metascore

A witch tasks a childless baker and his wife with procuring magical items from classic fairy tales to reverse the curse put on their family tree.

Director: Rob Marshall | Stars: Anna Kendrick, Meryl Streep, Chris Pine, Emily Blunt

Votes: 125,412 | Gross: $128.00M

2. Life with Mikey (1993)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Family

5.6
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Michael Chapman was once a child television star. But when he grew up, he couldn't get work. So he and his brother, Ed start their own talent agency that specializes in child acts. They ... See full summary »

Director: James Lapine | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Christina Vidal, Nathan Lane, Cyndi Lauper

Votes: 5,074 | Gross: $12.44M

3. Impromptu (1991)

PG-13 | 107 min | Biography, Comedy, Music

6.9
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In 1830s France, pianist/composer Frédéric Chopin is pursued romantically by the determined, individualistic woman who uses the name George Sand.

Director: James Lapine | Stars: Judy Davis, Hugh Grant, Mandy Patinkin, Bernadette Peters

Votes: 4,440 | Gross: $4.08M

4. American Playhouse (1981– )
Episode: Into the Woods (1991)

Unrated | 151 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.6
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In this Tony Award-winning musical by Stephen Sondheim, several fairy tale characters learn the hard way that the 'Happily Ever After' they sought isn't necessarily so happy after all.

Director: James Lapine | Stars: Bernadette Peters, Joanna Gleason, Chip Zien, Joy Franz

Votes: 2,921

5. Earthly Possessions (1999 TV Movie)

R | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.2
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A bored wife, who is planning to run away from her minister husband, is taken hostage in a bank robbery. However, she sees the thrill in being involved in the chase and becomes an ... See full summary »

Director: James Lapine | Stars: Susan Sarandon, Phoebe Lapine, Anna Rose Menken, Marge Redmond

Votes: 1,308

6. A Bird of the Air (2011)

PG-13 | 108 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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42 Metascore

A man in search of his past, and a woman who lives in the moment, are brought together when they pursue the origins of a stray parrot in this comedic and romantic drama.

Director: Margaret Whitton | Stars: Rachel Nichols, Jackson Hurst, Anjanette Comer, Linda Emond

Votes: 1,091 | Gross: $0.00M

7. Custody (I) (2016)

TV-14 | 104 min | Drama

6.4
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The lives of three women are unexpectedly changed when they cross paths at a New York Family Court.

Director: James Lapine | Stars: Viola Davis, Hayden Panettiere, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Tony Shalhoub

Votes: 913

8. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

7.5
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Charlie Rose interviews noteworthy people in fields including politics and government, business and economics, science and technology, media, sports and the arts.

Stars: Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin, Al Hunt, Thomas Friedman

Votes: 846

9. American Playhouse (1981– )
Episode: Sunday in the Park with George (1986)

Not Rated | 146 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.4
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Video production of the Pulitzer-prize winning musical stage production. In the first act, "George", a fictionalized Georges Seurat paints his lover, Dot, and "A Sunday Afternoon on the ... See full summary »

Director: Terry Hughes | Stars: Mandy Patinkin, Bernadette Peters, Barbara Bryne, Mary D'Arcy

Votes: 791

10. Six by Sondheim (2013 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary

7.9
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An intimate and candid look at the life and art of the legendary composer-lyricist.

Directors: James Lapine, Autumn de Wilde, Todd Haynes | Stars: Barbara Barrie, Jack Bashkow, Charles Braswell, Susan Browning

Votes: 513

11. The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards (2014 TV Special)

TV-14 | 127 min | News, Reality-TV, Talk-Show

6.4
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An awards ceremony honoring the best in American prime time television programming.

Director: Glenn Weiss | Stars: Seth Meyers, Amy Poehler, Fred Armisen, Andre Braugher

Votes: 397

12. Broadway: The American Musical (2004)

360 min | Documentary, Music

8.6
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A six-part documentary about the Broadway musical

Stars: Julie Andrews, John Lahr, Stephen Sondheim, Philip Furia

Votes: 301

13. Passion (1996 TV Movie)

114 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

8.2
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In 19th century Italy, a young soldier becomes shattered by the obsessive love of Fosca, his Colonel's homely, ailing cousin.

Director: James Lapine | Stars: Donna Murphy, Jere Shea, Marin Mazzie, Gregg Edelman

Votes: 266

14. American Playhouse (1981– )

Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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Anthology series which ran on PBS throughout the 1980s.

Stars: Edward Herrmann, Robert Minkoff, Deanna Dunagan, Sada Thompson

Votes: 180

15. Live From Lincoln Center (1976– )

Music, Musical

8.2
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Filmed performances from the famous performing arts center in New York City.

Stars: Beverly Sills, Audra McDonald, Louis Perry, Zubin Mehta

Votes: 146

16. Live From Lincoln Center (1976– )
Episode: Falsettos (2017)

Music, Musical

8.7
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The 2016 Broadway Revival of William Finn's Tony-winning musical. It tells the story of Marvin, a Jewish family man who leaves his wife and son for a male lover during the height of the AIDS crisis in 1980s New York City.

Directors: Matthew Diamond, James Lapine | Stars: Christian Borle, Stephanie J. Block, Andrew Rannells, Brandon Uranowitz

Votes: 134

17. The 59th Annual Tony Awards (2005 TV Special)

Music

7.5
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Tony Award is the popular name of award, annually awarded for achievements in area of the American theatre, including a musical theatre. Complete official name of award - "Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre".

Director: Glenn Weiss | Stars: Hugh Jackman, Christopher Akerlind, Edward Albee, Alan Alda

Votes: 104

18. A Midsummer Night's Dream (II) (1985 TV Movie)

Comedy, Fantasy

8.1
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Theseus has defeated Hippolyta in battle, and now claims her as his bride. But before the nuptials begin, a pair of young lovers flee into the forest to be married, pursued by a pair of ... See full summary »

Director: Emile Ardolino | Stars: Diane Venora, James Hurdle, Ricky Jay, Ralph Drischell

Votes: 81

19. The 68th Annual Tony Awards (2014 TV Special)

180 min | Reality-TV

7.0
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Director: Glenn Weiss | Stars: Hugh Jackman, Kevin Adams, Terence Archie, Brooks Ashmanskas

Votes: 62

20. The 56th Annual Tony Awards (2002 TV Special)

7.3
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Tony Award is the popular name of award, annually awarded for achievements in area of the American theatre, including a musical theatre. Complete official name of bonus - "Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre".

Director: Glenn Weiss | Stars: Bernadette Peters, Gregory Hines, Edward Albee, Rob Ashford

Votes: 50

21. Night Job (2017)

83 min | Comedy

5.9
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It's his first night on the job, James, a temp doorman, has several run-ins with residents, bootleggers, and con-men.

Director: J. Antonio | Stars: Jason Torres, Larese King, Lori Hamilton, Robert Youngren

Votes: 49

22. The 54th Annual Tony Awards (2000 TV Special)

Music

5.4
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Tony Award is the popular name of award, annually awarded for achievements in area of the American theatre, including a musical theatre. Complete official name of award - "Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre".

Director: Paul Miller | Stars: Rosie O'Donnell, Nathan Lane, Fred C. Adams, Jayne Atkinson

Votes: 41

23. Date (2004)

5 min | Short

5.4
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Director: Eva Saks | Stars: Mylika Davis, Sean Nelson, Chadwick Boseman, Donnetta Lavinia Grays

Votes: 36

24. Into the Woods (2011)

Comedy, Musical

7.8
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Into the Woods is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine. The musical intertwines the plots of several Brothers Grimm and Charles Perrault fairy tales,... See full summary »

Director: Robert Delamere | Stars: Marc Antolin, Valda Aviks, Billy Boyle, Gaye Brown

Votes: 33

25. ANNIE: It's the Hard-Knock Life, from Script to Stage (2013 TV Movie)

56 min | Documentary, Family, Music

7.3
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It's the Hard-Knock Life is a feature length documentary that provides an insider's look at the Tony-nominated revival of the musical Annie. The film documents the production through the ... See full summary »

Director: Joshua Seftel | Stars: Andy Blankenbuehler, Lilla Crawford, Madi Rae DiPietro, Katie Finneran

Votes: 33

26. The 46th Annual Tony Awards (1992 TV Special)

Family

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Director: Walter C. Miller | Stars: Glenn Close, Bruce Adler, Alan Alda, Jane Alexander

Votes: 27

27. Live From Lincoln Center (1976– )
Episode: American Songbook - Passion (2005)

117 min | Music, Musical

8.7
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Director: Lonny Price | Stars: Alexander Gemignani, Kate Baldwin, Martin Bookspan, Michael Cerveris

Votes: 24

28. The 42nd Annual Tony Awards (1988 TV Special)

Family

8.0
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Tony Award is the popular name of award, annually awarded for achievements in area of the American theatre, including a musical theatre. Complete official name of bonus - "Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre".

Director: Walter C. Miller | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Kimberleigh Aarn, Joan Allen, Scott Bakula

Votes: 23

29. Broadway: The American Musical (2004)
Episode: Putting It Together: 1980-Present (2004)

Documentary, Music

7.2
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It is fitting that "The Producers", an homage to the making of Broadway musicals, is one the biggest hits to end this era of Broadway musicals as the producer once again comes to the ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Kantor | Stars: Cindy Adams, Alan Alda, Julie Andrews, Anne Bancroft

Votes: 17

30. Accidental Hero: Room 408 (2001)

TV-MA | 56 min | Documentary

6.5
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The filmmakers follow San Francisco-area forensics teacher Tommie Lindsey and his students for two years.

Directors: Terri DeBono, Steve Rosen | Stars: Jermaine Aaron, Mike Coloma, Nathan Feingersh, Marcelo Garcia

Votes: 15

31. Into the Woods (1987 Video)

155 min | Musical

9.4
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Stephen Sondheim's musical, "Into the Woods," performed onstage at the Old Globe Theater in San Diego, California.

Director: Jack O'Brien | Stars: Barbara Byrne, Terri Cannicott, George Coe, Kim Crosby

Votes: 14

32. Table Settings (1982 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy

7.0
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"Table Settings" was part of a series of stage plays that HBO broadcast in the early 80s. (Others included "Vanities" and "Barefoot in the Park.")

This comedy is about three generations of a... See full synopsis »

Director: Trevor Evans | Stars: Robert Klein, Stockard Channing, Mindy Cohn, Tony Devon

Votes: 13

33. The 48th Annual Tony Awards (1994 TV Special)

Family

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Director: Walter C. Miller | Stars: Amy Irving, Anthony Hopkins, George Abbott, Jane Adams

Votes: 11

34. The 38th Annual Tony Awards (1984 TV Special)

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Director: Clark Jones | Stars: Julie Andrews, Robert Preston, Martine Allard, Emanuel Azenberg

35. The Legacy Project (2011– )

Documentary

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The Legacy Project serves to heighten awareness of writing and composing for the stage. They provide a unique window into the thinking of America's most prominent and promising playwrights, composers, lyricists and librettists.

Stars: Lee Adams, Edward Albee, Annie Baker, Jerry Bock

36. Into the Woods Junior (2011 Video)

96 min | Comedy

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Director: Robb Sherman | Stars: Jason Spring Nicholson, Alexis Mellross, Bree Howling, Jordan Peters

37. The Moment When

Drama | Announced

Three young New Yorkers meet by chance at a literary party, setting in motion the successes and failures of career, marriage, art, parenthood and friendship -- marking those moments that pass unnoticed but determine who we become.

Director: James Lapine

38. Charlie Rose (1991– )
Episode: Episode dated 2 January 1998 (1998)

54 min | News, Talk-Show

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A conversation with the creative team of The Capeman; A conversation with the creative team and stars of Anne Frank

Stars: Charlie Rose, Wendy Kesselman, James Lapine, Linda Lavin

39. Charlie Rose (1991– )
Episode: Episode dated 3 June 1994 (1994)

News, Talk-Show

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Stars: James Lapine, Charlie Rose, Stephen Sondheim

40. The Legacy Project (2011– )
Episode: James Lapine & Lisa Kron (2016)

Documentary

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James Lapine talks about writing and directing in a conversation with Lisa Kron for The Legacy Project: Volume III.

Director: Landon Van Soest | Stars: Lisa Kron, James Lapine



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