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

DVD release: Nov 2011

Everybody has the sibling who is always just a little bit behind the curve when it comes to getting his life together. For sisters Liz, Miranda and Natalie, that person is ...  (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

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 • Music
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 fifth-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

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)

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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

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

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

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

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

The Magic of Belle Isle (2012) RT 30% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Sep 2012

In an effort to tap into his original talent, a wheelchair-bound author moves to a rural town, where he befriends a single mother and her three kids, who help reignite his ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Rob Reiner
CAST:  Morgan Freeman  •  Virginia Madsen  •  Madeline Carroll  •  Emma Fuhrmann

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 • Drama • 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