Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927) RT 98% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Dec 2008

A married farmer falls under the spell of a slatternly woman from the city, who tries to convince him to drown his wife.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  F.W. Murnau
CAST:  George O'Brien  •  Janet Gaynor  •  Margaret Livingston  •  Bodil Rosing

The Swimmer (2013) RT 100% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Apr 2003

Perth, Western Australia. Shark attacks 10 year-old boy leaving a scar that will never heal.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Giovanni Basso
CAST: 

The Lovely Bones (2009) RT 31% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Apr 2010

After being brutally murdered, 14-year-old Susie Salmon watches from heaven over her grief-stricken family -- and her killer. As she observes their daily lives, she must ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Rachel Weisz  •  Mark Wahlberg  •  Susan Sarandon  •  Saoirse Ronan

Meet Joe Black (1998) RT 51% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Apr 1999

When the grim reaper comes to collect the soul of megamogul Bill Parrish, he arrives with a proposition: Host him for a "vacation" among the living in trade for a few more ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Martin Brest
CAST:  Brad Pitt  •  Anthony Hopkins  •  Claire Forlani  •  Jeffrey Tambor

We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011) RT 76% / Audience 78%

DVD release: May 2012

After her son Kevin commits a horrific act, troubled mother Eva reflects on her complicated relationship with her disturbed son as he grew from a toddler into a teenager.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Lynne Ramsay
CAST:  John C. Reilly  •  Tilda Swinton  •  Ezra Miller  •  Siobhan Fallon

Of Mice and Men (1992) RT 96% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Nov 2001

Two drifters, one a gentle but slow giant, try to make money working the fields during the Depression so they can fulfill their dreams.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Gary Sinise
CAST:  John Malkovich  •  Gary Sinise  •  Ray Walston  •  Casey Siemaszko

Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham (2001)

Orthodox Indian, Raichand, would like his two sons to live together with him and his wife, and get married to girls' of his choice. One of his sons, Rahul, is adopted, while ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Karan Johar
CAST:  Shahrukh Khan  •  Kajol  •  Amitabh Bachchan  •  Jaya Bhaduri

Radio Days (1987) RT 88% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Nov 2001

The Narrator (Woody Allen) tells us how the radio influenced his childhood in the days before TV. In the New York City of the late 1930s to the New Year's Eve 1944, this ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Woody Allen  •  Mia Farrow  •  Jeff Daniels  •  Larry David

Shirley Valentine (1989) RT 67% / Audience 87%

DVD release: May 2007

Wondering what has happened to herself, now feeling stagnant and in a rut, Shirley Valentine finds herself regularly talking to the wall while preparing her husband's chips ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Lewis Gilbert
CAST:  Pauline Collins  •  Tom Conti  •  Julia McKenzie  •  Alison Steadman

Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998) RT Audience 92%

DVD release: Oct 2003

Anjali is left heartbroken when her best friend and secret crush, Rahul, falls in love with Tina. Years later, Tina's young daughter tries to fulfil her mother's last wish of ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Karan Johar
CAST:  Shahrukh Khan  •  Kajol  •  Rani Mukerji  •  Salman Khan




Goliyon Ki Raasleela: Ram-Leela (2013)

Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela is an adaptation of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, set in violent times.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Sanjay Leela Bhansali
CAST:  Deepika Padukone  •  Ranveer Singh  •  Supriya Pathak  •  Sharad Kelkar

Notorious (1946) RT 97% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Mar 2001

In order to help bring Nazis to justice, U.S. government agent T.R. Devlin recruits Alicia Huberman, the American daughter of a convicted German war criminal, as a spy. As ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Ingrid Bergman  •  Claude Rains  •  Louis Calhern

Letters to Juliet (2010) RT 40% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Sep 2010

An American girl on vacation in Italy finds an unanswered "letter to Juliet" -- one of thousands of missives left at the fictional lover's Verona courtyard, which are ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gary Winick
CAST:  Amanda Seyfried  •  Marcia DeBonis  •  Gael García Bernal  •  Giordano Formenti

Atonement (2007) RT 83% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Mar 2008

As a 13-year-old, fledgling writer Briony Tallis irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Joe Wright
CAST:  Keira Knightley  •  James McAvoy  •  Romola Garai  •  Saoirse Ronan

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 (2014)

Katniss Everdeen reluctantly becomes the symbol of a mass rebellion against the autocratic Capitol.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Francis Lawrence
CAST:  Jennifer Lawrence  •  Josh Hutcherson  •  Liam Hemsworth  •  Woody Harrelson

Macho (2009)

Paul, from Mexico, and Sofi, from Canada, meet in California and become a couple. Their mostly sexual relationship is chronicled in a series of scenes separated by titles.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Rafael Palacio Illingworth
CAST:  Jolene Andersen  •  Michael Teh  •  Rafael Palacio Illingworth

In Your Eyes (2014) RT Audience 33%

Two seemingly unconnected souls from different corners of the United States make a telepathic bond that allows them to see, hear and feel the other's experiences, creating a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Brin Hill
CAST:  Zoe Kazan  •  Michael Stahl-David  •  Nikki Reed  •  Jennifer Grey

Jerry Maguire (1996) RT 82% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Jun 1997

Jerry Maguire used to be a typical sports agent: willing to do just about anything he could to get the biggest possible contracts for his clients, plus a nice commission for ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Cameron Crowe
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Cuba Gooding, Jr.  •  Renée Zellweger  •  Kelly Preston

Proof of Life (2000) RT 40% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Jun 2001

Alice hires a professional negotiator to obtain the release of her engineer husband, who has been kidnapped by anti-government guerrillas in South America.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Taylor Hackford
CAST:  Meg Ryan  •  Russell Crowe  •  David Morse  •  Pamela Reed

Drinking Buddies (2013) RT 83% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Dec 2013

Weekend trips, office parties, late night conversations, drinking on the job, marriage pressure, biological clocks, holding eye contact a second too long… you know what makes ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Joe Swanberg
CAST:  Olivia Wilde  •  Jake M. Johnson  •  Anna Kendrick  •  Ron Livingston