Kung Fu Panda (2008) RT 87% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Nov 2008

When the Valley of Peace is threatened, lazy Po the panda discovers his destiny as the "chosen one" and trains to become a kung fu hero, but transforming the unsleek slacker ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Mark Osborne  •  John Stevenson
CAST:  Jack Black  •  Dustin Hoffman  •  Angelina Jolie  •  Jackie Chan

Big Hero 6 (2014) RT 89% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Feb 2015

The special bond that develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Christopher Williams  •  Don Hall
CAST:  Génesis Rodríguez  •  Jamie Chung  •  Damon Wayans, Jr.  •  Alan Tudyk

The Hangover (2009) RT 79% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Dec 2009

When three friends finally come to after a raucous night of bachelor-party revelry, they find a baby in the closet and a tiger in the bathroom. But they can't seem to locate ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Todd Phillips
CAST:  Bradley Cooper  •  Ed Helms  •  Zach Galifianakis  •  Justin Bartha

Chef (2014) RT 86% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Sep 2014

A chef who loses his restaurant job starts up a food truck in an effort to reclaim his creative promise, while piecing back together his estranged family.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jon Favreau
CAST:  Jon Favreau  •  Sofía Vergara  •  Scarlett Johansson  •  John Leguizamo

Ratatouille (2007) RT 96% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Nov 2007

In one of Paris' finest restaurants, Remy, a determined young rat, dreams of becoming a renowned French chef. Torn between his family's wishes and his true calling. Remy and ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Brad Bird
CAST:  Patton Oswalt  •  Lou Romano  •  Janeane Garofalo  •  Ian Holm

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

Ted (2012) RT 67% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Dec 2012

John Bennett, a man whose childhood wish of bringing his teddy bear to life came true, now must decide between keeping the relationship with the bear or his girlfriend, Lori.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Seth MacFarlane
CAST:  Mark Wahlberg  •  Mila Kunis  •  Seth MacFarlane  •  Joel McHale

My Neighbor Totoro (1988) RT 93% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Mar 2006

Two sisters move to the country with their father in order to be closer to their hospitalized mother, and discover the surrounding trees are inhabited by Totoros, magical ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Hayao Miyazaki
CAST:  Noriko Hidaka  •  Hitoshi Takagi  •  Chika Sakamoto  •  Shigesato Itoi

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

DVD release: Nov 2010

Scott Pilgrim is a 23 year old Canadian slacker and wannabe rockstar who falls in love with an American delivery girl, Ramona V. Flowers, and must defeat her seven "evil exes" ...  (more)

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

Finding Nemo (2003) RT 99% / Audience 86%

DVD release: May 2013

A tale which follows the comedic and eventful journeys of two fish, the fretful Marlin and his young son Nemo, who are separated from each other in the Great Barrier Reef when ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Lee Unkrich  •  Andrew Stanton
CAST:  Albert Brooks  •  Ellen DeGeneres  •  Alexander Gould  •  Willem Dafoe




Mean Girls (2004) RT 83% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Sep 2004

Cady Heron is a hit with The Plastics, the A-list girl clique at her new school, until she makes the mistake of falling for Aaron Samuels, the ex-boyfriend of alpha Plastic ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Mark Waters
CAST:  Lindsay Lohan  •  Rachel McAdams  •  Lacey Chabert  •  Amanda Seyfried

Back to the Future (1985) RT 96% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Dec 2002

Eighties teenager Marty McFly is accidentally sent back in time to 1955, inadvertently disrupting his parents' first meeting and attracting his mother's romantic interest. ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Robert Zemeckis
CAST:  Michael J. Fox  •  Christopher Lloyd  •  Lea Thompson  •  Crispin Glover

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) RT 89% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Sep 2014

After the cataclysmic events in New York with The Avengers, Steve Rogers, aka Captain America is living quietly in Washington, D.C. and trying to adjust to the modern world. ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Joe Russo  •  Anthony Russo
CAST:  Chris Evans  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Sebastian Stan  •  Anthony Mackie

Iron Man (2008) RT 94% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Sep 2008

After being held captive in an Afghan cave, billionaire engineer Tony Stark creates a unique weaponized suit of armor to fight evil.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Jon Favreau
CAST:  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Terrence Howard  •  Jeff Bridges  •  Gwyneth Paltrow

13 Going on 30 (2004) RT 64% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Feb 2006

After total humiliation at her thirteenth birthday party, Jenna Rink wants to just hide until she's thirty. With a little magic, her wish is granted, but it turns out that ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gary Winick
CAST:  Jennifer Garner  •  Mark Ruffalo  •  Judy Greer  •  Andy Serkis

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

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

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

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

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