The Jerk (1979) RT 84% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Jul 2005

After discovering he's not really black like the rest of his family, likable dimwit Navin Johnson runs off on a hilarious misadventure in this comedy classic that takes him ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Carl Reiner
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Bernadette Peters  •  Catlin Adams  •  Mabel King

The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984) RT 81% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Jun 2001

When the Muppets graduate from Danhurst College, they take their song-filled senior revue to New York City, only to learn that it isn't easy to find a producer who's willing ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Romance
DIRECTION:  Frank Oz
CAST:  Jim Henson  •  Frank Oz  •  Dave Goelz  •  Steve Whitmire

The Three Caballeros (1944) RT 88% / Audience 67%

DVD release: May 2000

For Donald's birthday he receives a box with three gifts inside. The gifts, a movie projector, a pop-up book, and a pinata, each take Donald on wild adventures through Mexico ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Clyde Geronimi  •  Jack Kinney  •  Bill Roberts  •  Harold Young  •  Norm Ferguson
CAST:  Aurora Miranda  •  Carmen Molina  •  Dora Luz  •  Sterling Holloway

Surf's Up (2007) RT 78% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Oct 2007

Cody is a surfing penguin from Shiverpool who dreams of making it big and being like his idol Big Z. On his journey he discovers his talents are not all he thinks they are and ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Chris Buck  •  Ash Brannon
CAST:  Shia LaBeouf  •  Jeff Bridges  •  Zooey Deschanel  •  Jon Heder

The Muppets (2011) RT 96% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Mar 2012

When Kermit the Frog and the Muppets learn that their beloved theater is slated for demolition, a sympathetic human, Gary, and his puppet roommate, Walter, swoop in to help ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  James Bobin
CAST:  Emily Blunt  •  John Krasinski  •  Zach Galifianakis  •  Jack Black

Meet the Robinsons (2007) RT 66% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Oct 2007

In this animated adventure, brilliant preteen inventor Lewis creates a memory scanner to retrieve his earliest recollections and find out why his mother gave him up for ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Stephen J. Anderson
CAST:  Tom Selleck  •  Laurie Metcalf  •  Angela Bassett  •  Nicole Sullivan

Your Highness (2011) RT 27% / Audience 34%

DVD release: Aug 2011

A fantasy movie about an arrogant, lazy prince and his more heroic brother who must complete a quest in order to save their father's kingdom.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  David Gordon Green
CAST:  Natalie Portman  •  Zooey Deschanel  •  James Franco  •  Danny McBride

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

My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002) RT 76% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Feb 2003

A young Greek woman falls in love with a non-Greek and struggles to get her family to accept him while she comes to terms with her heritage and cultural identity.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Joel Zwick
CAST:  Nia Vardalos  •  John Corbett  •  Lainie Kazan  •  Michael Constantine

Toy Story 2 (1999) RT 100% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Oct 2000

During a garage sale Andy’s mother sells some of Andy’s old things including his favorite toy Woody to a collector. Buzz Lightyear and the other toys begin a reckless mission ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  John Lasseter
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Tim Allen  •  Kelsey Grammer  •  Joan Cusack




DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story (2004)

When megalomaniacal White Goodman, the owner of a trendy, high-end fitness center, makes a move to take over the struggling local gym run by happy-go-lucky Pete La Fleur, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Rawson Marshall Thurber
CAST:  Vince Vaughn  •  Christine Taylor  •  Ben Stiller  •  Rip Torn

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

Legally Blonde (2001) RT 68% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Nov 2001

Elle Woods has it all. She's the president of her sorority, a Hawaiian Tropic girl, Miss June in her campus calendar, and, above all, a natural blonde. She dates the cutest ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Robert Luketic
CAST:  Reese Witherspoon  •  Luke Wilson  •  Selma Blair  •  Matthew Davis

The Parent Trap (1998) RT 86% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Mar 1999

Hallie Parker and Annie James are identical twins separated at a young age because of their parents' divorce. unknowingly to their parents, the girls are sent to the same ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Nancy Meyers
CAST:  Lindsay Lohan  •  Dennis Quaid  •  Natasha Richardson  •  Elaine Hendrix

The History of Future Folk (2012) RT 94% / Audience 85%

An alien intending to claim Earth for his people before their homeworld is destroyed by a comet decides not to eliminate humanity when he hears their music. Instead, he lives ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Jeremy Kipp Walker  •  John Mitchell
CAST:  Nils d'Aulaire  •  Jay Klaitz  •  Julie Ann Emery  •  April Lee Hernandez

Bolt (2008) RT 89% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Mar 2009

Bolt is the star of the biggest show in Hollywood. The only problem is, he thinks the whole thing is real. When the super dog is accidentally shipped to New York City and ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Christopher Williams  •  Byron Howard
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Miley Cyrus  •  Susie Essman  •  Mark Walton

Despicable Me (2010) RT 81% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Dec 2010

In a happy suburban neighbourhood surrounded by white picket fences with flowering rose bushes, sits a black house with a dead lawn. Unbeknownst to the neighbours, hidden deep ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Pierre Coffin  •  Chris Renaud
CAST:  Steve Carell  •  Jason Segel  •  Russell Brand  •  Julie Andrews

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013) RT 75% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Apr 2014

With the 70s behind him, San Diego's top rated newsman, Ron Burgundy, returns to take New York's first 24-hour news channel by storm.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Adam McKay
CAST:  Will Ferrell  •  Steve Carell  •  Paul Rudd  •  Christina Applegate

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964) RT 92% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Oct 2000

Sam the snowman tells us the story of a young red-nosed reindeer who, after being ousted from the reindeer games because of his glowing nose, teams up with Hermey, an elf who ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Larry Roemer
CAST:  Burl Ives  •  Billie Mae Richards  •  Larry D. Mann  •  Stan Francis

Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011) RT 81% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Dec 2011

Po is now living his dream as The Dragon Warrior, protecting the Valley of Peace alongside his friends and fellow kung fu masters, The Furious Five - Tigress, Crane, Mantis, ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Jennifer Yuh
CAST:  Jack Black  •  Angelina Jolie  •  Seth Rogen  •  Gary Oldman