The Tigger Movie (2000)

As it happens, everybody - Pooh, Piglet, Eeyore, Roo, Rabbit, Owl - is busy preparing a suitable winter home for Eeyore. When everything they do seems to get undone by ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Jun Falkenstein
CAST:  Jim Cummings  •  Nikita Hopkins  •  Ken Sansom  •  John Fiedler

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013) RT 70% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Jan 2014

After the disastrous food storm in the first film, Flint and his friends are forced to leave the town. Flint accepts the invitation from his idol Chester V to join The Live ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Cody Cameron  •  Kris Pearn
CAST:  Neil Patrick Harris  •  Anna Faris  •  Terry Crews  •  James Caan

The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984) RT 81% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Jun 2001

When the Muppets graduate from Danhurst College, they take their song-filled senior revue to New York City, only to learn that it isn't easy to find a producer who's willing ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Romance
DIRECTION:  Frank Oz
CAST:  Jim Henson  •  Frank Oz  •  Dave Goelz  •  Steve Whitmire

Happy Feet (2006) RT 75% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Mar 2007

Into the world of the Emperor Penguins, who find their soul mates through song, a penguin is born who cannot sing. But he can tap dance something fierce!  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  George Miller
CAST:  Lombardo Boyar  •  Robin Williams  •  Johnny A. Sanchez  •  Carlos Alazraqui

The Pirates of Penzance (1983) RT 80% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Dec 2003

In spite of being apprenticed to a Pirate King as a child, Frederic has led a very sheltered life. So when he arrives in Penzance with his boisterous shipmates, there are a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Wilford Leach
CAST:  Kevin Kline  •  Angela Lansbury  •  Linda Ronstadt  •  George Rose

The Parent Trap (1961) RT 89% / Audience 74%

DVD release: May 2002

Hayley Mills plays twins who, unknown to their divorced parents, meet at a summer camp. Products of single parent households, they switch places (surprise!) so as to meet the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  David Swift
CAST:  Hayley Mills  •  Maureen O'Hara  •  Brian Keith  •  Charles Ruggles

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964) RT 92% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Oct 2000

Sam the snowman tells us the story of a young red-nosed reindeer who, after being ousted from the reindeer games because of his glowing nose, teams up with Hermey, an elf who ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Larry Roemer
CAST:  Burl Ives  •  Billie Mae Richards  •  Larry D. Mann  •  Stan Francis

Dave (1993) RT 94% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Apr 1998

Bill Mitchell is the philandering and distant President of the United States. Dave Kovic is a sweet-natured and caring Temp Agency operator, who by a staggering coincidence ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Ivan Reitman
CAST:  Kevin Kline  •  Sigourney Weaver  •  Frank Langella  •  Kevin Dunn

An American Tail (1986) RT 69% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Jan 2004

A young mouse named Fievel and his family decide to migrate to America, a "land without cats," at the turn of the 20th century. But somehow, Fievel ends up in the New World ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Don Bluth
CAST:  Phillip Glasser  •  Dom DeLuise  •  Nehemiah Persoff  •  Erica Yohn

Sixteen Candles (1984) RT 86% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Oct 2000

A teenage girls deals with her parents forgetting her birthday and a crush on her high school's heartthrob.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Hughes
CAST:  Molly Ringwald  •  Anthony Michael Hall  •  John Cusack  •  Gedde Watanabe




The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992) RT 69% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Oct 2002

A retelling of the classic Dickens tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, miser extraordinaire. He is held accountable for his dastardly ways during night-time visitations by the Ghosts of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family • Fantasy • Music
DIRECTION:  Brian Henson
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Don Austen  •  Meredith Braun  •  Ed Sanders

Love Actually (2003) RT 63% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Apr 2004

Follows seemingly unrelated people as their lives begin to intertwine while they fall in, and out, of love. Affections languish and develop as Christmas draws near.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Curtis
CAST:  Bill Nighy  •  Gregor Fisher  •  Colin Firth  •  Sienna Guillory

Yes Man (2008)

Carl Allen has stumbled across a way to shake free of post-divorce blues and a dead-end job: embrace life and say yes to everything.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Peyton Reed
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Zooey Deschanel  •  Rhys Darby  •  Sasha Alexander

Despicable Me 2 (2013) RT 73% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Dec 2013

Gru is recruited by the Anti-Villain League to help deal with a powerful new super criminal.  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Pierre Coffin  •  Chris Renaud
CAST:  Steve Carell  •  Kristen Wiig  •  Benjamin Bratt  •  Miranda Cosgrove

The Karate Kid (1984) RT 90% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Apr 1998

Hassled by the school bullies, Daniel LaRusso has his share of adolescent woes. Luckily, his apartment building houses a resident martial arts master: Kesuke Miyagi, who ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John G. Avildsen
CAST:  Martin Kove  •  Ralph Macchio  •  Pat Morita  •  Randee Heller

It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (1966) RT 94% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Sep 2000

This classic "Peanuts" tale focuses on the thumb-sucking, blanket-holding Linus, and his touching faith in the "Great Pumpkin." When Linus discovers that no one else believes ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Bill Melendez
CAST:  Christopher Shea  •  Sally Dryer  •  Kathy Steinberg  •  Ann Altieri

Toy Story 2 (1999) RT 100% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Oct 2000

Andy heads off to Cowboy Camp, leaving his toys to their own devices. Things shift into high gear when an obsessive toy collector named Al McWhiggen, owner of Al's Toy Barn ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  John Lasseter
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Tim Allen  •  Kelsey Grammer  •  Joan Cusack

Trainwreck (2015) RT 85% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Nov 2015

Having thought that monogamy was never possible, a commitment-phobic career woman may have to face her fears when she meets a good guy.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Judd Apatow
CAST:  Brie Larson  •  Tilda Swinton  •  Amy Schumer  •  Ezra Miller

A Werewolf Boy (2012) RT 100% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Aug 2013

Summoned by an unexpected phone call, an elderly woman visits the country cottage she lived in as a child. Memories of an orphan boy she knew 47 years ago come flooding back ...  (more)

GENRES: Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jo Sung-hee
CAST:  Song Joong Ki  •  Park Bo-young  •  YeonSeok Yoo  •  Lee Young-Ran

Project X (2012) RT 28% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Jun 2012

Three high school seniors throw a party to make a name for themselves. As the night progresses, things spiral out of control as word of the party spreads.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Nima Nourizadeh
CAST:  Oliver Cooper  •  Jonathan Daniel Brown  •  Martin Klebba  •  Nichole Bloom