Moonrise Kingdom (2012) RT 94% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Oct 2012

Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, Moonrise Kingdom tells the story of two twelve-year-olds who fall in love, make a secret pact, and run ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Wes Anderson
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Bill Murray  •  Frances McDormand  •  Tilda Swinton

Princess Mononoke (1997) RT 92% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Dec 2000

Ashitaka, a prince of the disappearing Ainu tribe, is cursed by a demonized boar god and must journey to the west to find a cure. Along the way, he encounters San, a young ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Hayao Miyazaki
CAST:  Yōji Matsuda  •  Yuriko Ishida  •  Yūko Tanaka  •  Kaoru Kobayashi

The Hunger Games (2012) RT 84% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Aug 2012

Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Gary Ross
CAST:  Jennifer Lawrence  •  Josh Hutcherson  •  Liam Hemsworth  •  Stanley Tucci

Life of Pi (2012) RT 87% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Mar 2013

The story of an Indian boy named Pi, a zookeeper's son who finds himself in the company of a hyena, zebra, orangutan, and a Bengal tiger after a shipwreck sets them adrift in ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Ang Lee
CAST:  Suraj Sharma  •  Irrfan Khan  •  Ayush Tandon  •  Gautam Belur

The Emperor's New Groove (2000) RT 85% / Audience 83%

DVD release: May 2001

Kuzco is a self-centered emperor who summons Pacha from a village and to tell him that his home will be destroyed to make room for Kuzco's new summer home. Kuzco's advisor, ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Mark Dindal
CAST:  David Spade  •  John Goodman  •  Eartha Kitt  •  Patrick Warburton

Into the Wild (2007) RT 82% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Mar 2008

The true story of top student and athlete, Christopher McCandless, who after graduating from Emory University in 1992, abandoned his possessions, gave his entire $24,000 ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Sean Penn
CAST:  Emile Hirsch  •  Marcia Gay Harden  •  William Hurt  •  Jena Malone

Divergent (2014) RT 41% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Aug 2014

In a world divided into factions based on personality types, Tris learns that she's been classified as Divergent and won't fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Neil Burger
CAST:  Shailene Woodley  •  Kate Winslet  •  Miles Teller  •  Ray Stevenson

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) RT 89% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Mar 2014

Katniss Everdeen has returned home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark. Winning means that they must turn around and leave ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Francis Lawrence
CAST:  Jennifer Lawrence  •  Josh Hutcherson  •  Sam Claflin  •  Elizabeth Banks

Django Unchained (2012) RT 88% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Apr 2013

With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Quentin Tarantino
CAST:  Jamie Foxx  •  Christoph Waltz  •  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Kerry Washington

Interstellar (2014) RT 71% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Mar 2015

Interstellar chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Christopher Nolan
CAST:  Matthew McConaughey  •  Anne Hathaway  •  Jessica Chastain  •  Michael Caine




10 Things I Hate About You (1999) RT 61% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Oct 1999

Bianca, a tenth grader, has never gone on a date, but she isn't allowed to go out with boys until her older sister Kat gets a boyfriend. The problem is, Kat rubs nearly ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gil Junger
CAST:  Heath Ledger  •  Julia Stiles  •  Joseph Gordon-Levitt  •  Larisa Oleynik

Up (2009) RT 98% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Nov 2009

After a lifetime of dreaming of traveling the world, 78-year-old homebody Carl flies away on an unbelievable adventure with Russell, an 8-year-old Wilderness Explorer, ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Bob Peterson  •  Pete Docter
CAST:  Ed Asner  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Jordan Nagai  •  Bob Peterson

Big Fish (2003)

Throughout his life Edward Bloom has always been a man of big appetites, enormous passions and tall tales. In his later years, he remains a huge mystery to his son, William. ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Tim Burton
CAST:  Ewan McGregor  •  Albert Finney  •  Billy Crudup  •  Jessica Lange

Gone Girl (2014) RT 88% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Jan 2015

With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Fincher
CAST:  Ben Affleck  •  Rosamund Pike  •  Tyler Perry  •  Neil Patrick Harris

Gravity (2013)

Dr. Ryan Stone, a brilliant medical engineer on her first Shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky in command of his last flight before retiring. But on a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alfonso Cuarón
CAST:  Sandra Bullock  •  George Clooney  •  Ed Harris  •  Orto Ignatiussen

Primer (2004) RT 71% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Apr 2005

Friends/fledgling entrepreneurs invent a device in their garage that reduces the apparent mass of any object placed inside it, but they accidentally discover that it has some ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Shane Carruth
CAST:  Shane Carruth  •  David Sullivan  •  Casey Gooden  •  Anand Upadhyaya

Frozen (2013) RT 89% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Mar 2014

Young princess Anna of Arendelle dreams about finding true love at her sister Elsa’s coronation. Fate takes her on a dangerous journey in an attempt to end the eternal winter ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Chris Buck  •  Jennifer Lee
CAST:  Kristen Bell  •  Idina Menzel  •  Jonathan Groff  •  Josh Gad

The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) RT 92% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Jun 2014

The Grand Budapest Hotel tells of a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars and his friendship with a young employee who becomes his trusted protégé. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Wes Anderson
CAST:  Ralph Fiennes  •  Tony Revolori  •  F. Murray Abraham  •  Mathieu Amalric

Shutter Island (2010) RT 68% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Jun 2010

World War II soldier-turned-U.S. marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese
CAST:  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Mark Ruffalo  •  Ben Kingsley  •  Emily Mortimer

The Matrix (1999) RT 87% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Sep 1999

Set in the 22nd century, The Matrix tells the story of a computer hacker who joins a group of underground insurgents fighting the vast and powerful computers who now rule the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Andy Wachowski  •  Lana Wachowski
CAST:  Keanu Reeves  •  Laurence Fishburne  •  Carrie-Anne Moss  •  Hugo Weaving