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

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

What Women Want (2000) RT 54% / Audience 54%

DVD release: May 2001

Advertising executive Nick Marshall is as cocky as they come, but what happens to a chauvinistic guy when he can suddenly hear what women are thinking? Nick gets passed over ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Nancy Meyers
CAST:  Helen Hunt  •  Mel Gibson  •  Marisa Tomei  •  Lauren Holly

Me and You and Everyone We Know (2005) RT 81% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Oct 2005

The feature film debut by artist Miranda July about a various comic situations and plots that intertwine. One story line is about a father who is ending his marriage and the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Miranda July
CAST:  Miranda July  •  John Hawkes  •  Brandon Ratcliff  •  Miles Thompson

Beverly Hills Cop (1984) RT 83% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jan 2002

Tough-talking Detroit cop Axel Foley heads to the rarified world of Beverly Hills in his beat-up Chevy Nova to investigate a friend's murder. But soon, he realizes he's ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Martin Brest
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Judge Reinhold  •  John Ashton  •  Lisa Eilbacher

Sicko (2007) RT 91% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Nov 2007

Sicko is a Michael Moore documentary about the corrupt health care system in The United States who's main goal is to make profit even if it means losing peoples lives. "The ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Michael Moore
CAST:  Michael Moore  •  George W. Bush  •  Bill Clinton  •  Hillary Rodham Clinton

Withnail and I (1987) RT 94% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Feb 2000

Two out-of-work actors -- the anxious, luckless Marwood and his acerbic, alcoholic friend, Withnail -- spend their days drifting between their squalid flat, the unemployment ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Bruce Robinson
CAST:  Richard E. Grant  •  Paul McGann  •  Richard Griffiths  •  Michael Elphick

Bad Teacher (2011) RT 44% / Audience 36%

DVD release: Oct 2011

A lazy, incompetent middle school teacher who hates her job and her students is forced to return to her job to make enough money for a boob job after her rich fiancé dumps her.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jake Kasdan
CAST:  Jason Segel  •  Cameron Diaz  •  Justin Timberlake  •  Lucy Punch

Major League (1989) RT 82% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Sep 2002

When Rachel Phelps inherits the Cleveland Indians from her deceased husband, she's determined to move the team to a warmer climate -- but only a losing season will make that ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  David S. Ward
CAST:  Tom Berenger  •  Charlie Sheen  •  Corbin Bernsen  •  Margaret Whitton

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




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
DIRECTION:  Donald Petrie
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Walter Matthau  •  Ann-Margret  •  Burgess Meredith

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

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

Boogie Nights (1997) RT 92% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Apr 1998

Set in 1977, back when sex was safe, pleasure was a business and business was booming, idealistic porn producer Jack Horner aspires to elevate his craft to an art form. Horner ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Paul Thomas Anderson
CAST:  Mark Wahlberg  •  Burt Reynolds  •  John C. Reilly  •  Julianne Moore

Nobody's Fool (1994) RT 91% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Sep 2003

Sully is a rascally ne'er-do-well approaching retirement age. While he is pressing a worker's compensation suit for a bad knee, he secretly works for his nemesis, Carl, and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Benton
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Bruce Willis  •  Melanie Griffith  •  Jessica Tandy

Made in America (1993) RT 29% / Audience 30%

DVD release: Oct 1998

A young black woman discovers that her father was a sperm donor, and if that weren't bad enough, he's white.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Richard Benjamin
CAST:  Whoopi Goldberg  •  Ted Danson  •  Nia Long  •  Will Smith

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

Bride Wars (2009) RT 10% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Apr 2009

Two best friends become rivals when their respective weddings are accidentally booked for the same day.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gary Winick
CAST:  Anne Hathaway  •  Kate Hudson  •  Bryan Greenberg  •  Chris Pratt

National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989) RT 64% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Nov 1997

It's Christmas time and the Griswolds are preparing for a family seasonal celebration, but things never run smoothly for Clark, his wife Ellen and their two kids. Clark's ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jeremiah S. Chechik
CAST:  Chevy Chase  •  Beverly D'Angelo  •  Juliette Lewis  •  Johnny Galecki

The Muppet Movie (1979) RT 87% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Jun 2001

Kermit the Frog is persuaded by agent Dom DeLuise to pursue a career in Hollywood. Along the way, Kermit picks up Fozzie Bear, Miss Piggy, Gonzo, and a motley crew of other ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  James Frawley
CAST:  Jim Henson  •  Frank Oz  •  Jerry Nelson  •  Richard Hunt