These are not all very good.... but I've sat him down, and we've watched them... because I either currently love them, or have at one point in my life loved them. So I've forced them upon my poor unsuspecting movie loving boyfriend. ^.^ Who by the way, has very good taste in very good movies... I'm the one with the not always so good taste in movies. ^.^
A rich high school student tries to boost a new pupil's popularity, but reckons without affairs of the heart getting in the way. (97 mins.)
“ "Really Cute and uh.... Paul Rudd is awesome..." - My boyfriend ” - moghman
Sleepless in Seattle
A recently widowed man's son calls a radio talk-show in an attempt to find his father a partner. (105 mins.)
“ "Better than expected. And better than the average RomCom." - My boyfriend ” - moghman
The Dark Crystal
On another planet in the distant past, a Gelfling embarks on a quest to find the missing shard of a magical crystal, and so restore order to his world. (93 mins.)
“ "A very ambitious, creative piece with incredible visuals. But very weird and dark. mmmMMMmmmmm...CHAMBERLAIN!!! TRIAL BY STONE!" - My boyfriend ” - moghman
A 16-year old girl is given 13 hours to solve a labyrinth and rescue her baby brother when her wish for him to be taken away is granted by the Goblin King. (101 mins.)
“ Let me preface this by saying this is one of my personal FAVORITES.... ok. "The most realistic acting... came from the non-human characters. Fun to watch. David Bowie is...well... yeah.... It's David Bowie. With his.... yeah.... out for the world to see... all the time...." - My boyfriend ” - moghman
You've Got Mail
Two business rivals who despise each other in real life unwittingly fall in love over the Internet. (119 mins.)
“ This is my personal favorite Chick Flick. ^.^
"Um... Yeah." - My Boyfriend ” - moghman
The only way to save Earth from catastrophe is to drill down to the core and set it spinning again. (135 mins.)
“ "Friggin' ridiculous and hilarious. And uh... Stanley Tucci kicks ass as usual" - My boyfriend ” - moghman
While You Were Sleeping
A hopeless romantic Chicago Transit Authority token collector is mistaken for the fiancée of a coma patient. (103 mins.)
“ "Thankfully you haven't shown me too many romantic comedies... which is nice. This one was... fine. It is what it is." - My boyfriend ” - moghman
Flower Drum Song
Chinese stowaway Mei Li (Miyoshi Umeki) arrives in San Francisco with her father to meet her fiancé... (133 mins.)
“ I was brought up on this movie.
"It was a very cute old-fashioned musical which was fun to watch. Catchy songs." - My Boyfriend ” - moghman
My Fair Lady
A misogynistic and snobbish phonetics professor agrees to a wager that he can take a flower girl and make her presentable in high society. (170 mins.)
“ I LOVE THIS MOVIE!!!!
"Once again, a very fun, enjoyable musical from the classics. Fun performances, and good songs." - My boyfriend ” - moghman
Cady Heron is a hit with The Plastics, the A-list girl clique at her new school, until she makes the mistake of falling for Aaron Samuels, the ex-boyfriend of alpha Plastic Regina George. (97 mins.)
“ "It was better than I thought it was going to be for sure. A very funny script with memorable performances." - My boyfriend ” - moghman
The Sound of Music
A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval officer widower. (174 mins.)
“ If you diss this. I will kill you.
"A good ol' classic."
I cannot believe you.
"Julie Andrews is incredible. And Christopher Plummer is awesome." - My boyfriend ” - moghman
When a Jamaican sprinter is disqualified to the Olympic Games, he enlists the help of a dishonored coach to start the first Jamaican Bobsled Team. (98 mins.)
“ "Yah Mon. Better than expected. Funny and didn't fall into the trap of a sports movie. I liked Cool Runnings." - My boyfriend ” - moghman
A poet falls for a beautiful courtesan whom a jealous duke covets in this stylish musical, with music drawn from familiar 20th century sources. (127 mins.)
“ "Awesome, frenetic, crazy, beautiful film!" - My boyfriend ” - moghman
A frustrated son tries to determine the fact from fiction in his dying father's life. (125 mins.)
“ "It was a very imaginative, beautiful film to see, with strong performances by the actors. But, it felt strangely cold on an emotional level. There are definitely parts that are more moving, such as the bathtub scene." - My boyfriend
(I cry every time I see this movie.) ” - moghman
A woman and her daughter open a chocolate shop in a small French village that shakes up the rigid morality of the community. (121 mins.)
“ "This film made me want to eat chocolate SO BADLY. But also, there were excellent performances, with a very witty script, and had moments of darkness as well. I liked it." - My boyfriend ” - moghman
The Karate Kid
A martial arts master agrees to teach karate to a bullied teenager. (126 mins.)
“ "Oh the Karate Kid... An awesome 80s flashback, with likeable leads, and an epic final scene" - My boyfriend ” - moghman
Shall We Dance?
A successful but unhappy Japanese accountant finds the missing passion in his life when he begins to secretly take ballroom dance lessons. (136 mins.)
“ I <3 the Japanese version of this film!!!
"A beautifully simple, yet elegant piece of filmmaking that brilliantly displays that you don't need a cookie cutter ending to feel happy." - My boyfriend ” - moghman
A not-so-nice man rescues passengers from a crashed airliner, only to see someone else take credit. (119 mins.)
“ "It's a good original piece that cleverly satirized the political society of America." - My boyfriend ” - moghman
A Knight's Tale
After his master dies, a peasant squire, fueled by his desire for food and glory, creates a new identity for himself as a knight. (132 mins.)
“ "A fun medieval joyride with a killer soundtrack and hilarious performances" - My boyfriend ” - moghman
A Series of Unfortunate Events
When a massive fire kills their parents, three children are delivered to the custody of cousin and stage actor Count Olaf, who is secretly plotting to steal their parents' vast fortune. (108 mins.)
“ I'm sorry for making you watch this.
"..." - My boyfriend ” - moghman
“ "Though not my favorite Mel Brooks film, it was still very funny, immensely quotable, and contained an excellent song and dance number" - My boyfriend ” - moghman
Shall We Dance
A romantic comedy where a bored, overworked Estate Lawyer, upon first sight of a beautiful instructor, signs up for ballroom dancing lessons. (106 mins.)
“ This movie sucks. The only reason I had him watch it was because I wanted him to compare this to the Japanese version. This version is obnoxious and holds the audiences' hand the entire way through, ending in a typical, annoying Damsel in Distress gets swept off her feet ending. I hate it.
"A bland, stale, boring, imitation of a much better film that looks as if no effort was put into making it anything significant. But once again, Stanley Tucci pulls himself away from the mess... as only he can do." - My boyfriend ” - moghman