Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) RT Audience 99%

In 1926, Newt Scamander arrives at the Magical Congress of the United States of America with a magically expanded briefcase, which houses a number of dangerous creatures and ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  David Yates
CAST:  Eddie Redmayne  •  Ezra Miller  •  Katherine Waterston  •  Alison Sudol

Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012) RT 79% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Oct 2012

Animal pals Alex, Marty, Melman, and Gloria are still trying to make it back to New York's Central Park Zoo. They are forced to take a detour to Europe to find the penguins ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Eric Darnell  •  Tom McGrath  •  Conrad Vernon
CAST:  Ben Stiller  •  Sacha Baron Cohen  •  David Schwimmer  •  Frances McDormand

Bolt (2008) RT 89% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Mar 2009

Bolt is the star of the biggest show in Hollywood. The only problem is, he thinks it's real. After he's accidentally shipped to New York City and separated from Penny, his ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Christopher Williams  •  Byron Howard
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Miley Cyrus  •  Susie Essman  •  Mark Walton

The Iron Giant (1999) RT 96% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Nov 1999

In the small town of Rockwell, Maine in October 1957, a giant metal machine befriends a nine-year-old boy and ultimately finds its humanity by unselfishly saving people from ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Brad Bird
CAST:  Jennifer Aniston  •  Harry Connick, Jr.  •  Vin Diesel  •  Cloris Leachman

Frances Ha (2013) RT 93% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Nov 2013

An aspiring dancer moves to New York City and becomes caught up in a whirlwind of flighty fair-weather friends, diminishing fortunes and career setbacks.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Noah Baumbach
CAST:  Greta Gerwig  •  Mickey Sumner  •  Adam Driver  •  Michael Zegen

Barely Lethal (2015) RT 22% / Audience 39%

A 16-year-old international assassin yearning for a "normal" adolescence fakes her own death and enrolls as a senior in a suburban high school. She quickly learns that being ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Kyle Newman
CAST:  Jessica Alba  •  Hailee Steinfeld  •  Sophie Turner  •  Samuel L. Jackson

The Aristocats (1970) RT 66% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Apr 2000

When Madame Adelaide Bonfamille leaves her fortune to Duchess and her children—Bonfamille’s beloved family of cats—the butler plots to steal the money and kidnaps the legatees ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Wolfgang Reitherman
CAST:  Phil Harris  •  Sterling Holloway  •  Scatman Crothers  •  Eva Gabor

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

The First Time (2012) RT 47% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Mar 2013

Dave, a high school senior, spends most of his time pining away over a girl he can’t have. Aubrey, a junior with artistic aspirations, has a hot boyfriend who doesn’t quite ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jon Kasdan
CAST:  Dylan O'Brien  •  Britt Robertson  •  Craig Roberts  •  James Frecheville

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




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

Simone (2002)

The career of a disillusioned producer, who is desperate for a hit, is endangered when his star walks off the film set. Forced to think fast, the producer decides to digitally ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Andrew Niccol
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  Rachel Roberts  •  Catherine Keener  •  Evan Rachel Wood

Darby O'Gill and the Little People (1959) RT 100% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Aug 2004

Take a wee bit of ancient folklore, mix in some spectacular special effects and a magical cast (including Sean Connery) -- and you've got one of the most enchanting fantasies ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Robert Stevenson
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Albert Sharpe  •  Janet Munro  •  Jimmy O'Dea

Frankenweenie (2012) RT 87% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Jan 2013

When a car hits young Victor's pet dog Sparky, Victor decides to bring him back to life the only way he knows how. But when the bolt-necked "monster" wreaks havoc and terror ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Tim Burton
CAST:  Charlie Tahan  •  Winona Ryder  •  Catherine O'Hara  •  Martin Short

Brave (2012) RT 78% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Nov 2012

Brave is set in the mystical Scottish Highlands, where Mérida is the princess of a kingdom ruled by King Fergus and Queen Elinor. An unruly daughter and an accomplished archer ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Brenda Chapman  •  Mark Andrews
CAST:  Kelly Macdonald  •  Julie Walters  •  Billy Connolly  •  Emma Thompson

Matilda (1996) RT 90% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Aug 1997

An extraordinarily intelligent young girl from a cruel and uncaring family discovers she possesses telekinetic powers and is sent off to a school headed by a tyrannical principal.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Danny DeVito
CAST:  Mara Wilson  •  Danny DeVito  •  Embeth Davidtz  •  Rhea Perlman

The Fox and the Hound (1981) RT 69% / Audience 78%

DVD release: May 2000

When a feisty little fox named Tod is adopted into a farm family, he quickly becomes friends with a fun and adorable hound puppy named Copper. Life is full of hilarious ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Richard Rich  •  Ted Berman  •  Art Stevens
CAST:  Mickey Rooney  •  Kurt Russell  •  Pearl Bailey  •  Jack Albertson

Some Kind of Wonderful (1987) RT 80% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Aug 2002

A young tomboy, Watts, finds her feelings for her best friend, Keith, run deeper than just friendship when he gets a date with the most popular girl in school.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Howard Deutch
CAST:  Eric Stoltz  •  Mary Stuart Masterson  •  Lea Thompson  •  Chynna Phillips

Tuck Everlasting (2002) RT 61% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Nov 2005

Natalie Babbitt's award winning book for children comes to the screen in a lavish adaptation from Walt Disney Pictures. Winnie Foster (Alexis Bledel) is a girl in her early ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Fantasy • Romance • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Jay Russell
CAST:  Alexis Bledel  •  William Hurt  •  Sissy Spacek  •  Jonathan Jackson

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002) RT 82% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Apr 2003

Ignoring threats to his life, Harry returns to Hogwarts to investigate – aided by Ron and Hermione – a mysterious series of attacks.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Chris Columbus
CAST:  Daniel Radcliffe  •  Rupert Grint  •  Emma Watson  •  Kenneth Branagh