Our Idiot Brother (2011) RT 68% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Nov 2011

Everybody has one. The sibling who is always just a little bit behind the curve when it comes to getting his life together. For sisters Liz (Emily Mortimer), Miranda ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jesse Peretz
CAST:  Paul Rudd  •  Elizabeth Banks  •  Zooey Deschanel  •  Emily Mortimer

City Island (2009) RT 81% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Aug 2010

The Rizzos, a family who doesn't share their habits, aspirations, and careers with one another, find their delicate web of lies disturbed by the arrival of a young ex-con ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Raymond De Felitta
CAST:  Andy García  •  Alan Arkin  •  Dominik García-Lorido  •  Emily Mortimer

Brassed Off (1996) RT 79% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Feb 1998

A small Yorkshire mining town is threatened with being shut down and the only hope is for the men to enter their Grimley Colliery Brass Band into a national competition. They ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mark Herman
CAST:  Pete Postlethwaite  •  Tara Fitzgerald  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Stephen Tompkinson

Welcome to the Sticks (2008) RT 71% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Dec 2008

Although living a comfortable life in Salon-de-Provence, a charming town in the South of France, Julie has been feeling depressed for a while. To please her, Philippe Abrams, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Dany Boon  •  Nicolas Guy
CAST:  Kad Merad  •  Dany Boon  •  Zoé Félix  •  Lorenzo Ausilia-Foret

Sense and Sensibility (1995) RT 98% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Jan 1998

Rich Mr. Dashwood dies, leaving his second wife and her daughters poor by the rules of inheritance. Two daughters are the titular opposites.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ang Lee
CAST:  Kate Winslet  •  Emma Thompson  •  Hugh Grant  •  Tom Wilkinson

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

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

School of Rock (2003) RT 92% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Mar 2004

Fired from his band and hard up for cash, guitarist and vocalist Dewey Finn finagles his way into a job as a fourth-grade substitute teacher at a private school, where he ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Richard Linklater
CAST:  Jack Black  •  Joan Cusack  •  Mike White  •  Sarah Silverman

Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009) RT 25% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Jun 2009

In the glamorous world of New York City, Rebecca Bloomwood is a fun-loving girl who is really good at shopping-a little too good, perhaps. She dreams of working for her ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  P. J. Hogan
CAST:  Isla Fisher  •  Hugh Dancy  •  Krysten Ritter  •  Joan Cusack

In a World... (2013) RT 92% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Jan 2014

An underachieving vocal coach is motivated by her father, the king of movie-trailer voice-overs, to pursue her aspirations of becoming a voice-over star. Amidst pride, sexism ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Lake Bell
CAST:  Lake Bell  •  Demetri Martin  •  Rob Corddry  •  Michaela Watkins




Leap Year (2010) RT 21% / Audience 47%

DVD release: May 2010

When yet another anniversary passes without a marriage proposal from her boyfriend, Anna decides to take action. Aware of a Celtic tradition that allows women to pop the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Anand Tucker
CAST:  Amy Adams  •  Matthew Goode  •  Adam Scott  •  John Lithgow

The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014) RT 68% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Dec 2014

A story centered around an Indian family who moves to France and opens a restaurant across the street from a Michelin-starred French restaurant.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Lasse Hallström
CAST:  Helen Mirren  •  Manish Dayal  •  Om Puri  •  Charlotte Lebon

Thelma & Louise (1991) RT 83% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Feb 2003

Whilst on a short weekend getaway, Louise shoots a man who had tried to rape Thelma. Due to the incriminating circumstances, they make a run for it and thus a cross country ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Susan Sarandon  •  Geena Davis  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Brad Pitt

FernGully: The Last Rainforest (1992)

When a sprite named Crysta shrinks a human boy, Zak, down to her size, he vows to help the magical fairy folk stop a greedy logging company from destroying their home, the ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Bill Kroyer
CAST:  Tim Curry  •  Samantha Mathis  •  Christian Slater  •  Robin Williams

Hercules (1997) RT 83% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Nov 1999

Bestowed with superhuman strength, a young mortal named Hercules sets out to prove himself a hero in the eyes of his father, the great god Zeus. Along with his friends Pegasus ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ron Clements  •  John Musker
CAST:  Tate Donovan  •  Josh Keaton  •  Roger Bart  •  Danny DeVito

Steel Magnolias (1989) RT 69% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Jul 2000

This heart wrenching drama is about a beauty shop, in Louisana owned by Truvy, and the tragedies of all of her clients.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Herbert Ross
CAST:  Sally Field  •  Dolly Parton  •  Shirley MacLaine  •  Julia Roberts

Mrs. Doubtfire (1993) RT 71% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Oct 1999

Loving but irresponsible dad Daniel Hillard, estranged from his exasperated spouse, is crushed by a court order allowing only weekly visits with his kids. When Daniel learns ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Chris Columbus
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Sally Field  •  Pierce Brosnan  •  Harvey Fierstein

Grumpy Old Men (1993) RT 65% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Aug 1997

For decades, next-door neighbors and former friends John and Max have feuded, trading insults and wicked pranks. When an attractive widow moves in nearby, their bad blood ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Romance
DIRECTION:  Donald Petrie
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Walter Matthau  •  Ann-Margret  •  Burgess Meredith

Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994) RT 95% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Sep 1999

Four Weddings And A Funeral is a British comedy about a British Man named Charles and an American Woman named Carrie who go through numerous weddings before they determine if ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mike Newell
CAST:  Hugh Grant  •  Andie MacDowell  •  James Fleet  •  Simon Callow

Defendor (2009) RT 68% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Apr 2010

A crooked cop, a mob boss and the young girl they abuse are the denizens of a city's criminal underworld. It's a world that ordinary Arthur Poppington doesn't understand and ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Peter Stebbings
CAST:  Woody Harrelson  •  Kat Dennings  •  Elias Koteas  •  Sandra Oh