movies im watching (starting april 2012)by mcatreus | created - 28 May 2012 | updated - 08 Jul 2012 | Public
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1. Hoodlum (1997)
R | 130 min | Crime, Drama
Black gangsters in 1930 Harlem fights Dutch Schultz who is trying to horn in on their numbers racket.
Votes: 9,180 | Gross: $23.46M
the bumpy johnson story...terrence howards first flick...vanessa williams.
2. Who's the Man? (1993)
R | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Ed Lover and Doctor Dre are two inept barbers. Deciding that maybe they ought to find another line of work, they join the police. A big mistake, as far as their duty sergeant, Sgt Cooper is... See full summary »
Votes: 1,636 | Gross: $11.30M
Stars of Yo MTV Raps! , Dr. Dre (Not the rapper) and Ed Lover lose their jobs at the barbershop and become police in a war against mob backed gentrification. Hip Hop cameos abound!....Even Showbiz and A.G. from D.I.T.C. fame... Hilarious.
3. The Ladies Man (2000)
R | 84 min | Comedy
The Saturday Night Live character gets a big screen treatment.
Votes: 11,350 | Gross: $13.59M
Ridiculous...but Hilarious..Great ensemble cast...
Game of Thrones (2011– )
TV-MA | 55 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Stannis Baratheon's fleet and army arrive at King's Landing and the battle for the city begins. Cersei plans for her and her children's future.
Really, really dope. Although I was dissapointed not to see the chain pulled across the harbor. Other than that it was pretty on point and quite entertaining.
Mad Men (2007–2015)
The Other Woman
TV-14 | 48 min | Drama
Peter asks Joan to make an unspeakable sacrifice to help secure the Jaguar account, Peggy prepares to make a drastic move in response to Don's treatment, and Megan's acting career begins to create tension with her and Don.
too soon i don't want to ruin it
6. Justified (2010–2015)
TV-MA | 44 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Old-school U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens is reassigned from Miami to his childhood home in the poor, rural coal mining towns in eastern Kentucky.
One of my favorite shows on television. Olyphant is great. The cast is amazing... always good for a random Deadwood actor to show up. Nick Searcy is someone I don't see get enough work. Elmore Leonard tells a great storyteller..
7. Fringe (2008–2013)
TV-14 | 46 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
An F.B.I. agent is forced to work with an institutionalized scientist and his son in order to rationalize a brewing storm of unexplained phenomena.
I watched all four seasons this month...Pretty dope...A more science oriented X-Files. A bit over the top with the alternate dimensions and time lines as far as plot twists but I dig it.
8. 30 Rock (2006–2013)
TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy
Liz Lemon, head writer of the sketch comedy show "TGS with Tracy Jordan", must deal with an arrogant new boss and a crazy new star, all while trying to run a successful television show without losing her mind.
Season 6. Pretty Hilarious as usual.
9. Parks and Recreation (2009–2015)
TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy
The absurd antics of an Indiana town's public officials as they pursue sundry projects to make their city a better place.
I love this show but I think next season is it...Sad to see it go but better than having it get terrible (COUGH COUGH the OFFICE COUGH)
10. Community (2009–2015)
TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy
A suspended lawyer is forced to enroll in a community college with an eclectic staff and student body.
Season 3. Silly. Over the top. Hopefully this show continues for a while. But it seems like they are trying to wrap it up....we shall see.
11. Original Gangstas (1996)
R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Marvin Bookman is a small shop owner in Gary, Indiana, USA. After he sees a drive-by shooting of Laurie Thompson's son by a local gang, he gives up the license number of the car to the ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,250 | Gross: $3.01M
New Wave Blaxploitation with the legends of the genre. Fred Williamson, Jim Brown, Richard Roundtree, and of the course the lovely Pam Grier. In the aftermath of the shooting of one man's father and the drive-by killling of the son of a long seperated couple the O.G.'s come back home to Gary Indiana and take back the streets from the current members of the gang they created:The Rebs.
12. Above the Rim (1994)
R | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Sport
Story of a promising high school basketball star and his relationships with two brothers, one a drug dealer and the other a former basketball star fallen on hard times and now employed as a security guard.
Votes: 11,800 | Gross: $16.04M
13. The Weird World of Blowfly (2010)
Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Clarence Reid is a musician who wrote and produced romantic and spiritual songs for some of the greatest Southern soul and R&B acts of the 1960s and '70s. He is also the gonzo performer ... See full summary »
Votes: 108 | Gross: $0.00M
14. Colors (1988)
R | 120 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An experienced cop and his rookie partner patrol the streets of East Los Angeles while trying to keep the gang violence under control.
Votes: 20,974 | Gross: $46.62M
16. The Devil Inside (2012)
R | 83 min | Horror
In Italy, a woman becomes involved in a series of unauthorized exorcisms during her mission to discover what happened to her mother, who allegedly murdered three people during her own exorcism.
Votes: 32,284 | Gross: $53.26M
17. The Hangover Part II (2011)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Mystery
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.
Votes: 410,452 | Gross: $254.46M
18. The Weather Underground (2002)
Unrated | 92 min | Documentary, History, War
The remarkable story of The Weather Underground, radical activists of the 1970s, and of radical politics at its best and most disastrous.
Votes: 3,197 | Gross: $0.56M
19. Baseball (1994–2010)
TV-PG | 1,140 min | Documentary, History, Sport
A documentary on the history of the sport with major topics including Afro-American players, player/team owner relations and the resilience of the game.
21. Die Hard 2 (1990)
R | 124 min | Action, Thriller
John McClane attempts to avert disaster as rogue military operatives seize control of Dulles International Airport in Washington, D.C.
Votes: 295,629 | Gross: $117.54M
22. Die Hard (1988)
R | 132 min | Action, Thriller
John McClane, officer of the NYPD, tries to save his wife Holly Gennaro and several others that were taken hostage by German terrorist Hans Gruber during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.
Votes: 669,467 | Gross: $83.01M
23. Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995)
R | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
John McClane and a Harlem store owner are targeted by German terrorist Simon Gruber in New York City, where he plans to rob the Federal Reserve Building.
Votes: 324,262 | Gross: $100.01M
24. Goon (2011)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Sport
Labeled an outcast by his brainy family, a bouncer overcomes long odds to lead a team of under performing misfits to semi-pro hockey glory, beating the crap out of everything that stands in his way.
Votes: 77,266 | Gross: $4.17M
25. Yip Man (2008)
R | 106 min | Action, Biography, Drama
During the Japanese invasion of 1937, when a wealthy martial artist is forced to leave his home and work to support his family, he reluctantly agrees to train others in the art of Wing Chun for self-defense.
28. Mesrine Part 1: Killer Instinct (2008)
R | 113 min | Action, Biography, Crime
The story of french gangster Jacques Mesrine, before he was called Public Enemy N°1.
Votes: 28,833 | Gross: $0.55M
29. Drive (I) (2011)
R | 100 min | Crime, Drama
A mysterious Hollywood stuntman and mechanic moonlights as a getaway driver and finds himself in trouble when he helps out his neighbor.
Votes: 488,714 | Gross: $35.06M
31. The Avengers (2012)
PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Earth's mightiest heroes must come together and learn to fight as a team if they are going to stop the mischievous Loki and his alien army from enslaving humanity.
Votes: 1,090,525 | Gross: $623.36M
34. Young Adult (2011)
R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama
Soon after her divorce, a fiction writer returns to her home in small-town Minnesota, looking to rekindle a romance with her ex-boyfriend, who is now happily married and has a newborn daughter.
Votes: 69,256 | Gross: $16.31M
R | 97 min | Documentary, Music
Michael Rapaport documents the inner workings and behind the scenes drama that follows this innovative and influential band to this day.
Votes: 3,063 | Gross: $1.20M
38. Altered States (1980)
R | 102 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A Harvard scientist conducts experiments on himself with a hallucinatory drug and an isolation chamber that may be causing him to regress genetically.
Votes: 26,874 | Gross: $19.85M
39. Zardoz (1974)
R | 105 min | Fantasy, Sci-Fi
In the distant future, a savage trained only to kill finds a way into the community of bored immortals that alone preserves humanity's achievements.
40. Moneyball (2011)
PG-13 | 133 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to assemble a baseball team on a lean budget by employing computer-generated analysis to acquire new players.
Votes: 308,775 | Gross: $75.61M
41. Contagion (2011)
PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Thriller
Healthcare professionals, government officials and everyday people find themselves in the midst of a worldwide epidemic as the CDC works to find a cure.
Votes: 193,080 | Gross: $75.66M
42. Battlestar Galactica (2004–2009)
TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
When an old enemy, the Cylons, resurface and obliterate the 12 colonies, the crew of the aged Galactica protect a small civilian fleet - the last of humanity - as they journey toward the fabled 13th colony, Earth.
44. The Mighty Boosh (2003–2007)
30 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Vince Noir and Howard Moon have surreal adventures while working at a Zoo run by the deranged Bob Fossil (in series 1) and pursuing a career as musicians and living with the mystic Naboo ... See full summary »