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1.
Cavemen (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
A trio of Neanderthals struggle to live in modern day America. (30 mins.)
 
2.
Harry and the Hendersons (1991 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
The Hendersons were a typical sitcom family living in the Pacific Northwest who owned an unusual pet: a real live Sasquatch... (30 mins.)
 
3.
Small Wonder (1985 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Father Ted Lawson creates a robot, VICI (played by Tiffany Brissette). The family--Ted, Joan and Jamie--keep VICI's identity secret... (30 mins.)
 
4.
The Smurfs (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
When the evil wizard Gargamel chases the tiny blue Smurfs out of their village, they tumble from their magical world into New York City. (103 mins.)
Director: Raja Gosnell
“ I never once thought of the Smurfs going to NYC in the movie, I guess that makes me smarter than Hollywood screenwriters. ” - jwoehr
 
5.
Jason X (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
Jason Voorhees returns with a new look, a new machete, and his same murderous attitude as he is awakened on a spaceship in the 25th century. (91 mins.)
Director: Jim Isaac
 
6.
Catwoman (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  
A shy woman, endowed with the speed, reflexes, and senses of a cat, walks a thin line between criminal and hero, even as a detective doggedly pursues her, fascinated by both of her personas. (104 mins.)
Director: Pitof
“ There's plenty of black super films that could've been made instead because Catwoman was always the white Selina Kyle. Halle Berry is nice to look in the role but still this is pretty dumb. ” - jwoehr
 
7.
Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  
Set back in the 80s when Harry met Lloyd in high school where they cross paths with a mean principal and a bunch of other outcasts much like themselves. (85 mins.)
Director: Troy Miller
 
8.
Son of the Mask (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.2/10 X  
Tim Avery, an aspiring cartoonist, finds himself in a predicament when his dog stumbles upon the mask of Loki. Then after conceiving an infant son "born of the mask", he discovers just how looney child raising can be. (94 mins.)
 
9.
Attack of the Killer Tomatoes! (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
A group of scientists band together to save the world from mutated killer tomatoes. (83 mins.)
Director: John De Bello
 
10.
The Garbage Pail Kids Movie (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.7/10 X  
Dodger must confront the struggles of life as he is visited by the Garbage Pail Kids and intimidated by some older bullies. (100 mins.)
Director: Rod Amateau
 
11.
Bosom Buddies (1980 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Two young single ad men must disguise themselves as women to live in the one apartment they can afford. (30 mins.)
 
12.
Pearl Harbor (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A tale of war and romance mixed in with history. The story follows two lifelong friends and a beautiful nurse who are caught up in the horror of an infamous Sunday morning in 1941. (183 mins.)
Director: Michael Bay
“ The romantic drama.. ” - jwoehr
 
13.
Jack and Jill (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  
Family guy Jack Sadelstein prepares for the annual event he dreads: the Thanksgiving visit of his twin sister, the needy and passive-aggressive Jill, who then refuses to leave. (91 mins.)
Director: Dennis Dugan
 
14.
Work It (2012 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  
Centers on two unemployed car salesmen who realize that they are living in a woman's world, so they decide that to find work again...
 
15.
Jersey Shore (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  
A reality-based look at the vapid lives of several New Jersey 20-somethings and their respective friends and/or hook-ups. (40 mins.)
“ Yet it was a hit ” - jwoehr
 
16.
Daddy Day Camp (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.9/10 X  
Seeking to offer his son the satisfying summer camp experience that eluded him as a child, the operator of a neighborhood daycare center opens his own camp, only to face financial hardship and stiff competition from a rival camp. (89 mins.)
Director: Fred Savage
 
17.
Year One (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
After being banished from their tribe, two hunter-gatherers encounter Biblical characters and eventually wind up in the city of Sodom. (97 mins.)
Director: Harold Ramis
 
18.
Gulliver's Travels (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Travel writer Lemuel Gulliver takes an assignment in Bermuda, but ends up on the island of Liliput, where he towers over its tiny citizens. (85 mins.)
Director: Rob Letterman
“ Yeah....Gulliver's Travels the romantic/comedy what was Hollywood thinking? ” - jwoehr
 
19.
Jaws: The Revenge (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.9/10 X  
Chief Brody's widow believes that her family is deliberately being targeted by another shark in search of revenge. (89 mins.)
Director: Joseph Sargent
“ Really, it's about a shark getting revenge... ” - jwoehr
 
20.
Teen Wolf Too (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.2/10 X  
Todd Howard is a struggling teenager. Nothing seems to be going very well for him, until he turns into a wolf. (95 mins.)
“ Jason Bateman survived this some how. ” - jwoehr
 
21.
Troll 2 (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.7/10 X  
A family vacationing in a small town discovers the entire town is inhabited by goblins in disguise as humans, who plan to eat them. (95 mins.)
Director: Drake Floyd
 
22.
Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
Malcolm Turner and his stepson Trent go undercover at an all-girls school to flush out a killer. (107 mins.)
Director: John Whitesell
 
23.
White Chicks (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Two disgraced FBI agents go way undercover in an effort to protect hotel heiresses the Wilson Sisters from a kidnapping plot. (109 mins.)
 
24.
Suburban Commando (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  
An interstellar hero from a distant world visits earth and tries to fit in with a mundane yet kind suburban family. (90 mins.)
Director: Burt Kennedy
“ Hulk Hogan as alien dude brotha! And Christopher Lloyd looking for the nearest time machine to escape this movie. ” - jwoehr
 
25.
Junior (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
As part of a fertility research project, a male scientist agrees to carry a pregnancy in his own body. (109 mins.)
Director: Ivan Reitman
“ Arnold liked Danny so much in Twins that he decided to have his baby. ” - jwoehr
 
26.
Triplets (????)
Julius and Vincent Benedict discover they have a third sibling.
Director: Ivan Reitman
“ Twins 2: Arnold, Danny and Eddie Murphy? Flush that script! ” - jwoehr
 
27.
Fathers' Day (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
A woman cons two old boyfriends into searching for her runaway son by convincing both that they are the boy's father. (98 mins.)
Director: Ivan Reitman
“ In a road to nowhere, 2 dummies are tricked into thinking they are the father of a troubled pain in the asa teen and have to bring him home to the mom. This makes Dutch with Ed O'Neil look like a 4 star movie. ” - jwoehr
 
28.
New Year's Eve (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
The lives of several couples and singles in New York intertwine over the course of New Year's Eve. (113 mins.)
Director: Garry Marshall
“ I hope we don't get a 3rd film.....Easter the romantic comedy where Ashton Kutcher has an engagement ring hidden in an Easter Basket. While Kathline Heigl dressed like a pink bunny has a tantrum about not having a boyfriend. ” - jwoehr
 
29.
The Hangover Part II (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Two years after the bachelor party in Las Vegas, Phil, Stu, Alan, and Doug jet to Thailand for Stu's wedding. Stu's plan for a subdued pre-wedding brunch, however, goes seriously awry. (102 mins.)
Director: Todd Phillips
“ The first film was fresh but if you do everything all over again in pretty much the same order, that's not fresh, it's lazy. ” - jwoehr
 
30.
Grown Ups (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
After their high school basketball coach passes away, five good friends and former teammates reunite for a Fourth of July holiday weekend. (102 mins.)
Director: Dennis Dugan
“ We're friends, lets hangout on screen and show everyone! ” - jwoehr
 
31.
Clifford (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Clifford is a ten-year-old troublemaker, who puts not only his parents through hell, but also his uncle with whom his parents have discarded him to. (90 mins.)
Director: Paul Flaherty
 
32.
Joey (2004 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
In this spin-off of Friends, Joey Tribbiani moves to Los Angeles to pursue his acting career. (22 mins.)
“ Yes, alone he's just floating in water. ” - jwoehr
 
33.
Alien: Resurrection (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Two centuries after her death, Ellen Ripley is revived as a powerful human/alien hybrid clone who must continue her war against the aliens. (109 mins.)
“ Part 3 all being a bad dream for Ripley would have even made a better movie. Hey in part 2...she had a nightmare that an alien was popping out of her, so part 3 could have been a nightmare as well lol. ” - jwoehr
 
34.
2012 (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A frustrated writer struggles to keep his family alive when a series of global catastrophes threatens to annihilate mankind. (158 mins.)
Director: Roland Emmerich
“ If you're rich and worried about the end of world e don't be. The poor people will die and the rich ones will float around in giant ships. ” - jwoehr
 
35.
Weekend at Bernie's II (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
Larry and Richard use a voodoo-revived corpse to track down hidden money to clear their names. (97 mins.)
Director: Robert Klane
“ Dead Bernie now dances to music.... ” - jwoehr
 
36.
Another Stakeout (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Prankster cops Chris and Bill are joined by a Gina from the DA's office to stakeout a lakeside home. (108 mins.)
Director: John Badham
“ Take out Rosie and add a better plot and this could have been good. ” - jwoehr
 
37.
Beverly Hills Cop III (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Axel Foley, while investigating a car theft ring, comes across something much bigger than that: the same men who shot his boss are running a counterfeit money ring out of a theme park in Los Angeles. (104 mins.)
Director: John Landis
“ Axel Foley at an amusement park fighting bad guys....This should have at least given Roger Ebert a change of heart when he gave the under-rated second film one star. That film was much better than this even if it was kind of just a better made version than the first. ” - jwoehr
 
38.
The Marine (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
A group of diamond thieves on the run kidnap the wife of a recently discharged marine who goes on a chase through the South Carolinian wilderness to retrieve her. (92 mins.)
Director: John Bonito
“ Just because Cena knows how to salute fans doesn't mean he should play a marine. ” - jwoehr
 
39.
The Odd Couple II (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Oscar and Felix take a road trip to their son and daughter's wedding. (97 mins.)
Director: Howard Deutch
“ These 2 were always great fun together but either watch the original or a Grumpy Old Men movie because this isn't their best. ” - jwoehr
 
40.
Lost in Space (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
The Robinson family was going into space to fight for a chance for humanity. Now they are fighting to live long enough to find a way home. (130 mins.)
Director: Stephen Hopkins
“ Made to be more serious than the campy show just didn't work. ” - jwoehr
 
41.
Psycho (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
A young female embezzler arrives at the Bates Motel, which has terrible secrets of its own. (105 mins.)
Director: Gus Van Sant
“ The book is just slightly more different than the Hitchcock movie, Norman is fatter and older for instance. If this film had to be made, then why a shot by shot remake, no one can out do Hitchcock after all. ” - jwoehr