Love & Basketball (2000)

A young African-American couple navigates the tricky paths of romance and athletics in this drama. Quincy McCall (Omar Epps) and Monica Wright (Sanaa Lathan) grew up in the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gina Prince-Bythewood
CAST:  Chris Warren, Jr.  •  Kyla Pratt  •  Sanaa Lathan  •  Omar Epps

The Iron Giant (1999) RT 96% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Nov 1999

A giant metal machine falls to Earth and frightens the residents of a small town in Maine in 1958, until it befriends a nine-year-old boy named Hogarth and ultimately finds ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Family • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Brad Bird
CAST:  Jennifer Aniston  •  Harry Connick, Jr.  •  Vin Diesel  •  Cloris Leachman

The First Time (2012) RT 47% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Mar 2013

Dave, a high school senior, spends most of his time pining away over a girl he can’t have. Aubrey, a junior with artistic aspirations, has a hot boyfriend who doesn’t quite ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jon Kasdan
CAST:  Dylan O'Brien  •  Britt Robertson  •  Craig Roberts  •  James Frecheville

Rio (2011) RT 72% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Aug 2011

Captured by smugglers when he was just a hatchling, a macaw named Blu never learned to fly and lives a happily domesticated life in Minnesota with his human friend, Linda. Blu ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Carlos Saldanha
CAST:  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Anne Hathaway  •  Leslie Mann  •  Jane Lynch

Trainwreck (2015) RT 85% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Nov 2015

Having thought that monogamy was never possible, a commitment-phobic career woman may have to face her fears when she meets a good guy.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Judd Apatow
CAST:  Brie Larson  •  Tilda Swinton  •  Amy Schumer  •  Ezra Miller

A Werewolf Boy (2012) RT 100% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Aug 2013

Summoned by an unexpected phone call, an elderly woman visits the country cottage she lived in as a child. Memories of an orphan boy she knew 47 years ago come flooding back ...  (more)

GENRES: Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jo Sung-hee
CAST:  Song Joong-Ki  •  Park Bo-young  •  YeonSeok Yoo  •  Young-nam Jang

Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist (2008)

Nick cannot stop obsessing over his ex-girlfriend, Tris, until Tris' friend Norah suddenly shows interest in him at a club. Thus beings an odd night filled with ups and downs ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Peter Sollett
CAST:  Michael Cera  •  Kat Dennings  •  Aaron Yoo  •  Alexis Dziena

Tuck Everlasting (2002) RT 61% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Nov 2005

Natalie Babbitt's award winning book for children comes to the screen in a lavish adaptation from Walt Disney Pictures. Winnie Foster (Alexis Bledel) is a girl in her early ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Fantasy • Romance • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Jay Russell
CAST:  Alexis Bledel  •  William Hurt  •  Sissy Spacek  •  Jonathan Jackson

Calendar Girls (2003) RT 74% / Audience 67%

DVD release: May 2004

2003 fact-based comedy with Helen Mirren and Julie Walters. Members of a Yorkshire branch of the Women's Institute cause controversy when they pose nude for a charity calendar.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Nigel Cole
CAST:  Helen Mirren  •  Julie Walters  •  John Alderton  •  Linda Bassett

Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002)

As a wild stallion travels across the frontiers of the Old West, he befriends a young human and finds true love with a mare.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family • Western
DIRECTION:  Kelly Asbury  •  Lorna Cook
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  James Cromwell  •  Daniel Studi  •  Chopper Bernet




People Like Us (2012) RT 54% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Oct 2012

It tells the story of a struggling man who, after flying home to L.A. for the funeral of his estranged record-producer father, discovers that the will stipulates that he must ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Alex Kurtzman
CAST:  Chris Pine  •  Elizabeth Banks  •  Olivia Wilde  •  Michelle Pfeiffer

Lady and the Tramp (1955) RT 89% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Feb 2012

Lady, a golden cocker spaniel, meets up with a mongrel dog who calls himself the Tramp. He is obviously from the wrong side of town, but happenings at Lady's home make her ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Clyde Geronimi  •  Wilfred Jackson  •  Hamilton Luske
CAST:  Peggy Lee  •  Barbara Luddy  •  Larry Roberts  •  Bill Thompson

Fly Away Home (1996) RT 86% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Apr 1997

Amy is only 13 years old when her mother is killed. She goes to Canada to live with her father, an eccentric inventor whom she barely knows. Amy is miserable in her new life.. ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Carroll Ballard
CAST:  Jeff Daniels  •  Anna Paquin  •  Dana Delany  •  Terry Kinney

Dallas Buyers Club (2013) RT 94% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Feb 2014

Loosely based on the true-life tale of Ron Woodroof, a drug-taking, women-loving, homophobic man who in 1986 was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS and given thirty days to live.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Jean-Marc Vallée
CAST:  Matthew McConaughey  •  Jennifer Garner  •  Jared Leto  •  Denis O'Hare

Inside Out (2015) RT 98% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Nov 2015

Growing up can be a bumpy road, and it's no exception for Riley, who is uprooted from her Midwest life when her father starts a new job in San Francisco. Like all of us, Riley ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Pete Docter  •  Ronnie del Carmen
CAST:  Amy Poehler  •  Bill Hader  •  Lewis Black  •  Mindy Kaling

WALL-E (2008) RT 96% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Nov 2008

WALL·E is the last robot left on an Earth that has been overrun with garbage and all humans have fled to outer space. For 700 years he has continued to try and clean up the ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Andrew Stanton
CAST:  Ben Burtt  •  Elissa Knight  •  Jeff Garlin  •  Fred Willard

Harold and Maude (1971) RT 86% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Jun 2000

The young Harold lives in his own world of suicide-attempts and funeral visits to avoid the misery of his current family and home environment. Harold meets an 80-year-old ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Hal Ashby
CAST:  Ruth Gordon  •  Bud Cort  •  Cyril Cusack  •  Charles Tyner

Brave (2012) RT 78% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Nov 2012

Brave is set in the mystical Scottish Highlands, where Mérida is the princess of a kingdom ruled by King Fergus and Queen Elinor. An unruly daughter and an accomplished archer ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Brenda Chapman  •  Mark Andrews  •  Steve Purcell
CAST:  Kelly Macdonald  •  Julie Walters  •  Billy Connolly  •  Emma Thompson

The Princess Diaries (2001) RT 47% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Dec 2001

A socially awkward but very bright 15-year-old girl being raised by a single mom discovers that she is the princess of a small European country because of the recent death of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Romance
DIRECTION:  Garry Marshall
CAST:  Anne Hathaway  •  Julie Andrews  •  Heather Matarazzo  •  Robert Schwartzman

He's Just Not That Into You (2009) RT 40% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Jun 2009

Remember that really cute guy who said he'd call...and didn't? Maybe he lost your number. Maybe he's in the hospital. Maybe he's awed by your beauty, brains or success. Or ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ken Kwapis
CAST:  Jennifer Aniston  •  Jennifer Connelly  •  Drew Barrymore  •  Ginnifer Goodwin