The Parole Officer (2001) RT 67% / Audience 64%

A hapless parole officer (Steve Coogan) is framed for murder by a crooked police chief. To prove his innocence he must entice his former clients away from the law abiding ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Foreign
DIRECTION:  John Duigan
CAST:  Steve Coogan  •  Lena Headey  •  Ben Miller  •  Om Puri

The Trotsky (2009)

Leon Bronstein is not your average Montreal West high school student. For one thing, none of his peers can claim to be the reincarnation of early 20th century Soviet ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jacob Tierney
CAST:  Jay Baruchel  •  Emily Hampshire  •  Geneviève Bujold  •  Colm Feore

Family Weekend (2013) RT 36% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Apr 2013

A 16-year-old girl takes her parents hostage after they miss her big jump-roping competition.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Benjamin Epps
CAST:  Kristin Chenoweth  •  Matthew Modine  •  Olesya Rulin  •  Joey King

Real Life (1979) RT 88% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Feb 2001

A pushy, narcissistic filmmaker persuades a Phoenix family to let him and his crew film their everyday lives, in the manner of the ground-breaking PBS series "An American Family".  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Albert Brooks
CAST:  Albert Brooks  •  Dick Haynes  •  Joseph Schaffler  •  Phyllis Quinn

The Golden Fortress (1974)

A young boy becomes a target for crooks, after he claims to remember his past life and mentions precious jewels in a golden fortress.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Satyajit Ray
CAST:  Soumitra Chatterjee

Forget Paris (1995) RT 50% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Jan 2000

Mickey Gordon is a basketball referee who travels to France to bury his father. Ellen Andrews is an American living in Paris who works for the airline he flies on. They meet ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Billy Crystal
CAST:  Billy Crystal  •  Debra Winger  •  Joe Mantegna  •  Cynthia Stevenson

Scandal Makers (2008)

Former teen idol Nam Hyeon-soo is now in his thirties and working as a radio DJ. One day a young woman named Jeong-nam shows up and claims to be his own daughter. She also has ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Kang Hyeong-Cheol
CAST:  Park Bo-young  •  TaeHyun Cha  •  Park Young-Seo

Super Troopers (2001) RT 35% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Aug 2002

Four bored, occasionally high and always ineffective Vermont state troopers must prove their worth to the governor or lose their jobs. After stumbling on a drug ring, they ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Jay Chandrasekhar
CAST:  Jay Chandrasekhar  •  Steve Lemme  •  Kevin Heffernan  •  Paul Soter

Accepted (2006) RT 37% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Nov 2006

A high school slacker who's rejected by every school he applies to opts to create his own institution of higher learning, the South Harmon Institute of Technology, on a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Steve Pink
CAST:  Justin Long  •  Jonah Hill  •  Adam Herschman  •  Columbus Short

Real Genius (1985) RT 75% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Jun 2002

Chris is the top brain who just wants to party, Mitch is the 15-year-old college wiz kid. Supposedly hard at work on a lab project with a mysterious deadline, they still find ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Martha Coolidge
CAST:  Val Kilmer  •  Gabriel Jarret  •  Michelle Meyrink  •  William Atherton




Monsters (2010)

Six years ago NASA discovered the possibility of alien life within our solar system. A probe was launched to collect samples, but crashed upon re-entry over Central America. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Gareth Edwards
CAST:  Whitney Able  •  Scoot McNairy  •  Kevon Kane  •  Fernando Lara

Something's Gotta Give (2003) RT 71% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Mar 2004

Harry Sanborn is an aged music industry exec with a fondness for younger women like Marin, his latest trophy girlfriend. Things get a little awkward when Harry suffers a heart ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Nancy Meyers
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Diane Keaton  •  Keanu Reeves  •  Frances McDormand

The Out-of-Towners (1999) RT 27% / Audience 32%

DVD release: Sep 1999

The remake of the 1970 Neil Simon comedy follows the adventures of a couple, Henry and Nancy Clark, vexed by misfortune while in New York City for a job interview.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Sam Weisman
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Goldie Hawn  •  John Cleese  •  Mark McKinney

Harvey (1950) RT 84% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Feb 2001

The classic stage hit gets the Hollywood treatment in the story of Elwood P. Dowd who makes friends with a spirit taking the form of a human-sized rabbit named Harvey that ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Josephine Hull  •  Peggy Dow  •  Charles Drake

Religulous (2008) RT 70% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Feb 2009

Commentator-comic Bill Maher plays devil's advocate with religion as he talks to believers about their faith. Traveling around the world, Maher examines the tenets of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Documentary
DIRECTION:  Larry Charles
CAST:  Bill Maher  •  Jose Luis De Jesus Miranda  •  Andrew Newberg  •  Steve Burg

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009) RT 87% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Jan 2010

Inventor Flint Lockwood creates a machine that makes clouds rain food, enabling the down-and-out citizens of Chewandswallow to feed themselves. But when the falling food ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Phil Lord  •  Chris Miller
CAST:  Bill Hader  •  Anna Faris  •  James Caan  •  Mr. T

High Fidelity (2000) RT 91% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Sep 2000

When record store owner Rob Gordon gets dumped by his girlfriend, Laura, because he hasn't changed since they met, he revisits his top five breakups of all time in an attempt ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Stephen Frears
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Iben Hjejle  •  Todd Louiso  •  Jack Black

Game Change (2012) RT 65% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Jan 2013

Based on the book by John Heilemann and Mark Halperin, Game Change focuses on the Republican run of the 2008 Presidential election, when candidate John McCain picks a relative ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Jay Roach
CAST:  Julianne Moore  •  Woody Harrelson  •  Ed Harris  •  Peter MacNicol

Bend It Like Beckham (2002) RT 85% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Sep 2003

Jess Bhamra, the daughter of a strict Indian couple in London, is not permitted to play organized soccer, even though she is 18. When Jess is playing for fun one day, her ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gurinder Chadha
CAST:  Parminder Nagra  •  Keira Knightley  •  Jonathan Rhys Meyers  •  Anupam Kher

Jackie Brown (1997) RT 87% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Aug 1998

Jackie Brown is a flight attendant who gets caught in the middle of smuggling cash into the country for her gunrunner boss. When the cops try to use Jackie to get to her boss, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Quentin Tarantino
CAST:  Pam Grier  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Robert Forster  •  Bridget Fonda