How to Train Your Dragon (2010) RT 98% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Oct 2010

As the son of a Viking leader on the cusp of manhood, shy Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III faces a rite of passage: he must kill a dragon to prove his warrior mettle. But after ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Dean DeBlois  •  Chris Sanders
CAST:  Jay Baruchel  •  Gerard Butler  •  Craig Ferguson  •  America Ferrera

Catch Me If You Can (2002) RT 96% / Audience 89%

DVD release: May 2003

Frank W. Abagnale Jr. is a cunning con man -- posing as a doctor, lawyer and pilot all before turning 21. He's also a deft forger, and his work attracts the attention of FBI ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Tom Hanks  •  Christopher Walken  •  Martin Sheen

Stranger than Fiction (2006) RT 72% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Feb 2007

Everybody knows that your life is a story. But what if a story was your life? Harold Crick is your average IRS agent: monotonous, boring, and repetitive. But one day this all ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Marc Forster
CAST:  Will Ferrell  •  Maggie Gyllenhaal  •  Dustin Hoffman  •  Queen Latifah

The Devil Wears Prada (2006) RT 76% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Dec 2006

The Devil Wears Prada is about a young journalist who moves to New York to work in the fashion industry. Her boss however is extremely demanding and cruel and won’t let her ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  David Frankel
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Anne Hathaway  •  Emily Blunt  •  Stanley Tucci

Notting Hill (1999) RT 83% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Nov 1999

The British comedy from director Roger Michell tells the love story between a famous actress and a simple book seller from London. A look into the attempt for famous people to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Roger Michell
CAST:  Julia Roberts  •  Hugh Grant  •  Richard McCabe  •  Gina McKee

Thor: The Dark World (2013) RT 66% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Feb 2014

Thor fights to restore order across the cosmos… but an ancient race led by the vengeful Malekith returns to plunge the universe back into darkness. Faced with an enemy that ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Alan Taylor
CAST:  Chris Hemsworth  •  Natalie Portman  •  Tom Hiddleston  •  Idris Elba

Zombieland (2009) RT 89% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Feb 2010

Columbus has made a habit of running from what scares him. Tallahassee doesn't have fears. If he did, he'd kick their ever-living ass. In a world overrun by zombies, these two ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Ruben Fleischer
CAST:  Woody Harrelson  •  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Emma Stone  •  Abigail Breslin

Groundhog Day (1993) RT 96% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Jan 2002

A narcissistic TV weatherman, along with his attractive-but-distant producer and mawkish cameraman, is sent to report on Groundhog Day in the small town of Punxsutawney, where ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Harold Ramis
CAST:  Bill Murray  •  Andie MacDowell  •  Chris Elliott  •  Stephen Tobolowsky

The Dark Knight Rises (2012) RT 87% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Dec 2012

Following the death of District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman assumes responsibility for Dent's crimes to protect the late attorney's reputation and is subsequently hunted by ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Christopher Nolan
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Gary Oldman  •  Tom Hardy  •  Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Tangled (2010) RT 89% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Mar 2011

When the kingdom's most wanted-and most charming-bandit Flynn Rider hides out in a mysterious tower, he's taken hostage by Rapunzel, a beautiful and feisty tower-bound teen ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Byron Howard  •  Nathan Greno
CAST:  Mandy Moore  •  Zachary Levi  •  Donna Murphy  •  Ron Perlman




Office Space (1999) RT 79% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Aug 1999

Three office workers strike back at their evil employers by hatching a hapless attempt to embezzle money.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Mike Judge
CAST:  Ron Livingston  •  Jennifer Aniston  •  David Herman  •  Ajay Naidu

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

Friends with Benefits (2011) RT 70% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Dec 2011

While trying to avoid the clichés of Hollywood romantic comedies, Dylan and Jamie soon discover however that adding the act of sex to their friendship does lead to complications.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Will Gluck
CAST:  Mila Kunis  •  Justin Timberlake  •  Nolan Gould  •  Shaun White

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010) RT 81% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Nov 2010

Scott Pilgrim is a film adaptation of the critically acclaimed, award-winning series of graphic novels of the same name by Canadian cartoonist Bryan Lee O’Malley. Scott ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Edgar Wright
CAST:  Michael Cera  •  Mary Elizabeth Winstead  •  Kieran Culkin  •  Chris Evans

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

Sherlock Holmes (2009) RT 70% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Mar 2010

Eccentric consulting detective Sherlock Holmes and Doctor John Watson battle to bring down a new nemesis and unravel a deadly plot that could destroy England.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Guy Ritchie
CAST:  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Jude Law  •  Rachel McAdams  •  Mark Strong

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

Pretty Woman (1990) RT 62% / Audience 68%

DVD release: May 1998

When millionaire wheeler-dealer Edward Lewis enters a business contract with Hollywood hooker Vivian Ward, he loses his heart in the bargain in this charming romantic comedy. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Garry Marshall
CAST:  Julia Roberts  •  Richard Gere  •  Ralph Bellamy  •  Jason Alexander

Snatch (2000) RT 73% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Jul 2001

The second film from British director Guy Ritchie. Snatch tells an obscure story similar to his first fast-paced crazy character-colliding filled film “Lock, Stock and Two ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Guy Ritchie
CAST:  Jason Statham  •  Brad Pitt  •  Stephen Graham  •  Vinnie Jones

Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986) RT 81% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Oct 1999

Charismatic teen Ferris Bueller plays hooky in Chicago with his girlfriend and best friend.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Hughes
CAST:  Matthew Broderick  •  Alan Ruck  •  Mia Sara  •  Jeffrey Jones