Films Which Are Good but do Not Rise to the Level of Great

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1.
Gods and Generals (2003)
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The rise and fall of legendary war hero Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson as he leads the Confederacy to great success against the Union from 1861 to 1863. Prequel to the 1993 classic "Gettysburg". (219 mins.)
“ Not as well done as Gettysburg but still a pretty good film. ” - toddandceleste
 
2.
I Am Legend (2007)
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Years after a plague kills most of humanity and transforms the rest into monsters, the sole survivor in New York City struggles valiantly to find a cure. (101 mins.)
“ The mutants are so icky, and there are LONG periods where this movie is just hypnotic, then suddenly mutants show up. I didn't like that. ” - toddandceleste
 
3.
Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)
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Broadcast journalist Edward R. Murrow looks to bring down Senator Joseph McCarthy. (93 mins.)
Director: George Clooney
“ Based on a true story. The original story was a little dull, and it came across in this film. ” - toddandceleste
 
4.
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)
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When Robin and his Moorish companion come to England and the tyranny of the Sheriff of Nottingham, he decides to fight back as an outlaw. (143 mins.)
Director: Kevin Reynolds
“ Costner as Robin Hood is a yawn. He starts out with an English accent and then just gives up on it in the middle. ” - toddandceleste
 
5.
Joni (1979)
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Based on Joni Eareckson's autobiography. She becomes paralyzed after breaking her neck in a swimming accident at age 17. Trying to cope with her new life, she learns to paint using her mouth and finds strength in her new Christian faith. (75 mins.)
“ A bio pic that could have been done a little better. ” - toddandceleste
 
6.
Surrogates (2009)
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Set in a futuristic world where humans live in isolation and interact through surrogate robots, a cop is forced to leave his home for the first time in years in order to investigate the murders of others' surrogates. (89 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Mostow
“ Really good special effects, boring story. ” - toddandceleste
 
7.
Dark Shadows (2012)
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An imprisoned vampire, Barnabas Collins, is set free and returns to his ancestral home, where his dysfunctional descendants are in need of his protection. (113 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
“ Great special effects, very dull story. ” - toddandceleste
 
8.
The Tourist (2010)
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Revolves around Frank, an American tourist visiting Italy to mend a broken heart. Elise is an extraordinary woman who deliberately crosses his path. (103 mins.)
“ This one I would have loved if the storyline wasn't a little slow. ” - toddandceleste
 
9.
Horrible Bosses (2011)
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Three friends conspire to murder their awful bosses when they realize they are standing in the way of their happiness. (98 mins.)
Director: Seth Gordon
“ I guess I just can't get used to Jennifer Aniston not being the sweet character, kind of freaked me out. ” - toddandceleste
 
10.
You Again (2010)
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When a young woman realizes her brother is about to marry the girl who bullied her in high school, she sets out to expose the fiancée's true colors. (105 mins.)
Director: Andy Fickman
“ Cute! Betty White was great, Kristen Bell OK, the ending is COOL. ” - toddandceleste
 
11.
Tea with Mussolini (1999)
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An orphaned Italian boy is raised among a circle of British and American women living in Mussolini's Italy before and during the Second World War. (117 mins.)
“ A kind of good story that started out interesting and got duller as it went along. ” - toddandceleste
 
12.
Fast Five (2011)
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Dominic Toretto and his crew of street racers plan a massive heist to buy their freedom while in the sights of a powerful Brazilian drug lord and a dangerous federal agent. (131 mins.)
Director: Justin Lin
“ A two hour car chase and that was fun, but no story. ” - toddandceleste
 
13.
Couples Retreat (2009)
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A comedy centered around four couples who settle into a tropical-island resort for a vacation. While one of the couples is there to work on the marriage, the others fail to realize that participation in the resort's therapy sessions is not optional. (113 mins.)
“ This is another one that had potential. I think it needed better actors. ” - toddandceleste
 
14.
The Truman Show (1998)
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An insurance salesman/adjuster discovers his entire life is actually a television show. (103 mins.)
Director: Peter Weir
“ This one got really boring in the middle of it, then picked up a little at the end. ” - toddandceleste
 
15.
The Bourne Supremacy (2004)
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When Jason Bourne is framed for a CIA operation gone awry, he is forced to resume his former life as a trained assassin to survive. (108 mins.)
Director: Paul Greengrass
“ Not as good as the first one, I fell asleep in the middle of it. ” - toddandceleste
 
16.
The Book of Eli (2010)
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A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind. (118 mins.)
“ Pretty good, not fantastic. Not my favorite Denzel movie. ” - toddandceleste
 
17.
Titanic (1997)
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A seventeen-year-old aristocrat falls in love with a kind but poor artist aboard the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic. (194 mins.)
Director: James Cameron
“ It's a historical parody full of mushy romance. I'm too interested in the real story to care about such a long movie that doesn't deal in facts. ” - toddandceleste
 
18.
Braveheart (1995)
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When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, Sir William Wallace begins a revolt against King Edward I of England. (178 mins.)
Director: Mel Gibson
“ This is very historically accurate and that's my problem with it. The real story is SO bloody and violent and they nailed that. If you like history and violence, you would love it. ” - toddandceleste
 
19.
One True Thing (1998)
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A career woman reassesses her parents' lives after she is forced to care for her cancer-stricken mother. (127 mins.)
Director: Carl Franklin
“ I wanted to shoot myself after I saw this but I guess for a sad movie it was good. ” - toddandceleste
 
20.
Pearl Harbor (2001)
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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
“ This one was a letdown, it had potential but the acting ruined it. ” - toddandceleste
 
21.
Beethoven (1992)
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A slobbering St. Bernard becomes the center of attention for a loving family, but must contend with a dog-napping veterinarian and his henchmen. (87 mins.)
Director: Brian Levant
“ The best Beethoven movie, they all got worse after this one. ” - toddandceleste
 
22.
Michael Clayton (2007)
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A law firm brings in its "fixer" to remedy the situation after a lawyer has a breakdown while representing a chemical company that he knows is guilty in a multibillion-dollar class action suit. (119 mins.)
Director: Tony Gilroy
“ It's a mediocre story done by good actors. ” - toddandceleste
 
23.
You've Got Mail (1998)
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Two business rivals who despise each other in real life unwittingly fall in love over the Internet. (119 mins.)
Director: Nora Ephron
“ A cute romcom but very formulaic. ” - toddandceleste
 
24.
Kate & Leopold (2001)
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An English Duke from 1876 is inadvertedly dragged to modern day New York where he falls for a plucky advertising executive. (118 mins.)
Director: James Mangold
“ Not the best time travel story I have seen but still cute. ” - toddandceleste
 
25.
America's Sweethearts (2001)
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A movie publicist deals with the messy public split of his movie's co-stars while keeping reporters at bay while a reclusive director holds the film's print hostage. (102 mins.)
Director: Joe Roth
“ This story fell apart in the middle, too much going on. ” - toddandceleste
 
26.
The Joe Louis Story (1953)
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The life and career of Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis, who held the title for 12 years--longer than any other boxer in history--and who had to not only battle opponents inside the ring and racism outside it. (88 mins.)
Director: Robert Gordon
“ The picture was just terrible but kind of interesting bio pic. ” - toddandceleste
 
27.
The Rock (1996)
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A mild-mannered chemist and an ex-con must lead the counterstrike when a rogue group of military men, led by a renegade general, threaten a nerve gas attack from Alcatraz against San Francisco. (136 mins.)
Director: Michael Bay
“ Really violent without any actual plot. ” - toddandceleste
 
28.
Shanghai Knights (2003)
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When a Chinese rebel murders Chon's estranged father and escapes to England, Chon and Roy make their way to London with revenge on their minds. (114 mins.)
Director: David Dobkin
“ It's just goofy but some fun stuntwork. ” - toddandceleste
 
29.
The Men Who Stare at Goats (2009)
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A reporter in Iraq might just have the story of a lifetime when he meets Lyn Cassady, a guy who claims to be a former member of the U.S. Army's New Earth Army, a unit that employs paranormal powers in their missions. (94 mins.)
Director: Grant Heslov
“ The story started out good but dragged for half the movie then picked up at the end. ” - toddandceleste
 
30.
Just Go with It (2011)
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On a weekend trip to Hawaii, a plastic surgeon convinces his loyal assistant to pose as his soon-to-be-divorced wife in order to cover up a careless lie he told to his much-younger girlfriend. (117 mins.)
Director: Dennis Dugan
“ Solid romcom but very formulaic, you could almost say their lines for them. ” - toddandceleste
 
31.
We Are Marshall (2006)
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When a plane crash claims the lives of members of the Marshall University football team and some of its fans, the team's new coach and his surviving players try to keep the football program alive. (131 mins.)
Director: McG
“ It was so sad. I guess I don't like sad films but probably the only Matthew McConaghey movie I didn't hate. ” - toddandceleste
 
32.
Dan in Real Life (2007)
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A widower finds out the woman he fell in love with is his brother's girlfriend. (98 mins.)
Director: Peter Hedges
“ It was ok but a little too depressing. ” - toddandceleste
 
33.
Due Date (2010)
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High-strung father-to-be Peter Highman is forced to hitch a ride with aspiring actor Ethan Tremblay on a road trip in order to make it to his child's birth on time. (95 mins.)
Director: Todd Phillips
“ Not as funny as I thought it would be but ok. ” - toddandceleste
 
34.
Safe House (2012)
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A young CIA agent is tasked with looking after a fugitive in a safe house. But when the safe house is attacked, he finds himself on the run with his charge. (115 mins.)
Director: Daniel Espinosa
“ It was a good spy movie, not great. ” - toddandceleste
 
35.
Hemingway & Gellhorn (2012 TV Movie)
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A drama centered on the romance between Ernest Hemingway and WWII correspondent Martha Gellhorn, Hemingway's inspiration for For Whom the Bell Tolls and the only woman who ever asked for a divorce from the writer. (155 mins.)
Director: Philip Kaufman
“ The sex scene was not needed, ick. ” - toddandceleste
 
36.
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
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Tells the story of Benjamin Button, a man who starts aging backwards with bizarre consequences. (166 mins.)
Director: David Fincher
“ The special effects were insane but the actors did not do justice to the original short story. ” - toddandceleste
 
37.
King Arthur (2004)
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A demystified take on the tale of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. (126 mins.)
Director: Antoine Fuqua
“ It was gross and violent but good if you like that kind of thing. ” - toddandceleste
 
38.
Arthur (2011)
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A drunken playboy stands to lose a wealthy inheritance when he falls for a woman his family doesn't like. (110 mins.)
Director: Jason Winer
“ It was nice, but not a classic or anything special like that. ” - toddandceleste
 
39.
Walk the Line (2005)
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A chronicle of country music legend Johnny Cash's life, from his early days on an Arkansas cotton farm to his rise to fame with Sun Records in Memphis, where he recorded alongside Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins. (136 mins.)
Director: James Mangold
“ Reese Witherspoon as June Carter, she kind of stole the show. ” - toddandceleste
 
40.
The Family Man (2000)
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A fast-lane investment broker, offered the opportunity to see how the other half lives, wakes up to find that his sports car and girlfriend have become a mini-van and wife. (125 mins.)
Director: Brett Ratner
“ It was mediocre, not unbearable though. ” - toddandceleste
 
41.
Click (2006)
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A workaholic architect finds a universal remote that allows him to fast-forward and rewind to different parts of his life. Complications arise when the remote starts to overrule his choices. (107 mins.)
Director: Frank Coraci
“ It had a few good moments, but overall the story fell flat. ” - toddandceleste
 
42.
27 Dresses (2008)
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After serving as a bridesmaid 27 times, a young woman wrestles with the idea of standing by her sister's side as her sibling marries the man she's secretly in love with. (111 mins.)
Director: Anne Fletcher
“ It was pretty cute but a little too predictable. ” - toddandceleste
 
43.
Two Weeks Notice (2002)
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A lawyer decides that she's used too much like a nanny by her boss, so she walks out on him. (101 mins.)
Director: Marc Lawrence
“ It was cute and it would have been better if Hugh Grant wasn't so bad. Sandra Bullock saves it from being awful. ” - toddandceleste
 
44.
The Hurt Locker (2008)
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During the Iraq War, a Sergeant recently assigned to an army bomb squad is put at odds with his squad mates due to his maverick way of handling his work. (131 mins.)
Director: Kathryn Bigelow
“ I don't like military films, but if you like them, you would love this. I still liked it a little bit, so it must be pretty good. ” - toddandceleste
 
45.
The Social Network (2010)
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Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg creates the social networking site that would become known as Facebook, but is later sued by two brothers who claimed he stole their idea, and the co-founder who was later squeezed out of the business. (120 mins.)
Director: David Fincher
“ It came across like a story about a nerd who decided to take revenge on some good looking guys. He knew he was smarter, and he knew he could do it, and he was and he did. In the process he became a jerk. ” - toddandceleste
 
46.
Green Lantern (2011)
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Reckless test pilot Hal Jordan is granted an alien ring that bestows him with otherworldly powers that inducts him into an intergalactic police force, the Green Lantern Corps. (114 mins.)
Director: Martin Campbell
“ Not the best superhero film I have seen but still some good special effects. ” - toddandceleste
 
47.
Get Him to the Greek (2010)
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A record company intern is hired to accompany out-of-control British rock star Aldous Snow to a concert at L.A.'s Greek Theater. (109 mins.)
“ It had funny parts but needed some more laughs. ” - toddandceleste
 
48.
Paul (2011)
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Two British comic-book geeks traveling across the U.S. encounter an alien outside Area 51. (104 mins.)
Director: Greg Mottola
“ Kinda funny and a little bit touching. ” - toddandceleste
 
49.
Paul Blart: Mall Cop (2009)
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When a shopping mall is taken over by a gang of organized crooks, it's up to a mild-mannered security guard to save the day. (91 mins.)
Director: Steve Carr
“ It's an okay film. Better than a trip to the dentist. ” - toddandceleste
 
50.
Hitch (2005)
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While helping his latest client woo the fine lady of his dreams, a professional "date doctor" finds that his game doesn't quite work on the gossip columnist with whom he's smitten. (118 mins.)
Director: Andy Tennant
“ It was good but not as funny as I was hoping it would be. ” - toddandceleste
 
51.
Hancock (2008)
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Hancock is a superhero whose ill considered behavior regularly causes damage in the millions. He changes when the person he saves helps him improve his public image. (92 mins.)
Director: Peter Berg
“ Good special effects, the storyline was a little slow. ” - toddandceleste
 
52.
Chicken Run (2000)
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When a cockerel apparently flies into a chicken farm, the chickens see him as an opportunity to escape their evil owners. (84 mins.)
“ Cute, my kids loved it when they were little. ” - toddandceleste
 
53.
The Pope of Greenwich Village (1984)
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Charlie and his troublesome cousin Paulie decide to steal $150000 in order to back a "sure thing" race horse that Paulie has inside information on... (121 mins.)
“ A little sad but still a pretty good story... ” - toddandceleste
 
54.
Life as We Know It (2010)
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Two single adults become caregivers to an orphaned girl when their mutual best friends die in an accident. (114 mins.)
Director: Greg Berlanti
“ It's an okay story, kind of predictable ” - toddandceleste
 
55.
The Patriot (2000)
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Peaceful farmer Benjamin Martin is driven to lead the Colonial Militia during the American Revolution when a sadistic British officer murders his son. (165 mins.)
Director: Roland Emmerich
“ Really violent but historical. Probably if you love a lot of blood and gore you would like this. ” - toddandceleste
 
56.
Mission: Impossible III (2006)
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Agent Ethan Hunt comes into conflict with a dangerous and sadistic arms dealer who threatens his life and his fianceé in response . (126 mins.)
Director: J.J. Abrams
“ The stunts were insanely good. Tom Cruise's acting was flat and uninteresting, but the stunts were incredible. ” - toddandceleste
 
57.
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)
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Famed archaeologist/adventurer Dr. Henry "Indiana" Jones is called back into action when he becomes entangled in a Soviet plot to uncover the secret behind mysterious artifacts known as the Crystal Skulls. (122 mins.)
“ It was ok but a letdown if you have seen the trilogy. It did not live up to the original movies. ” - toddandceleste
 
58.
Meet the Fockers (2004)
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All hell breaks loose when the Byrnes family meets the Focker family for the first time. (115 mins.)
Director: Jay Roach
“ SO not as good as Meet the Parents, but not awful... ” - toddandceleste
 
59.
Finding Forrester (2000)
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A young writing prodigy finds a mentor in a reclusive author. (136 mins.)
Director: Gus Van Sant
“ Literally a dark film, it was hard to see a lot of it. The main character sat around in the dark. Slow and boring. ” - toddandceleste
 
60.
Music of the Heart (1999)
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Story of a schoolteacher's struggle to teach violin to inner-city Harlem kids. (124 mins.)
Director: Wes Craven
“ Inspiring film, based on a true story. About the triumph of the human spirit, which is always good to watch. ” - toddandceleste
 
61.
Shallow Hal (2001)
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A shallow man falls in love with a 300 pound woman because of her "inner beauty". (114 mins.)
“ Not awful but not great either... ” - toddandceleste
 
62.
Crime Wave (1953)
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Reformed parolee Steve Lacey is caught in the middle when a wounded former cellmate seeks him out for shelter. (73 mins.)
Director: André De Toth
“ I liked it for the location shots from LA and for the cheesy dialogue... ” - toddandceleste
 
63.
Bride Wars (2009)
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Two best friends become rivals when they schedule their respective weddings on the same day. (89 mins.)
Director: Gary Winick
“ Cutesy story, mostly younger girls would like it... ” - toddandceleste
 
64.
Awakenings (1990)
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The victims of an encephalitis epidemic many years ago have been catatonic ever since, but now a new drug offers the prospect of reviving them. (121 mins.)
Director: Penny Marshall
“ Bittersweet but fascinating. ” - toddandceleste
 
65.
Something Borrowed (2011)
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Friendships are tested and secrets come to the surface when terminally single Rachel falls for Dex, her best friend Darcy's fiancé. (112 mins.)
Director: Luke Greenfield
“ It's Ok, not awesome ” - toddandceleste
 
66.
The Big Year (2011)
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Two bird enthusiasts try to defeat the cocky, cutthroat world record holder in a year-long bird-spotting competition. (100 mins.)
Director: David Frankel
“ Cute movie with a sweet ending... ” - toddandceleste
 
67.
Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948)
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A man and his wife decide they can afford to have a house in the country built to their specifications. It's a lot more trouble than they think. (94 mins.)
Director: H.C. Potter
“ Cute! Not hilarious but mildly amusing... ” - toddandceleste
 
68.
Nothing in Common (1986)
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A highly successful advertising executive decides to put his job on hold after getting an update from his father that he and his wife are divorced and decides to extend his break after revealing that his father is a diabetic. (118 mins.)
Director: Garry Marshall
“ The scenes with Hanks and Gleason kept it from being bad. Those guys worked together really well. ” - toddandceleste
 
69.
The Big Street (1942)
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Little Pinks is in love with a nightclub singer named Gloria. But it is a unrequited love as she does not know that he exists... (88 mins.)
Director: Irving Reis
“ Lucille Ball as you dont often see her. She was good, Fonda was ok. ” - toddandceleste
 
70.
The Fisher King (1991)
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A former radio DJ, suicidally despondent because of a terrible mistake he made, finds redemption in helping a deranged homeless man who was an unwitting victim of that mistake. (137 mins.)
Director: Terry Gilliam
“ A story of personal redemption ” - toddandceleste
 
71.
Source Code (2011)
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A soldier wakes up in someone else's body and discovers he's part of an experimental government program to find the bomber of a commuter train. A mission he has only 8 minutes to complete. (93 mins.)
Director: Duncan Jones
“ I got tired of seeing the same eight minutes so many times over again. ” - toddandceleste
 
72.
13 Going on 30 (2004)
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A girl makes a wish on her 13th birthday and wakes up the next day as a 30-year-old woman. (98 mins.)
Director: Gary Winick
“ An okay rehashing of the old adage, "The grass is always greener...". ” - toddandceleste
 
73.
The Misfits (1961)
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A divorcee falls for an over-the-hill cowboy who is struggling to maintain his romantically independent lifestyle. (125 mins.)
Director: John Huston
“ Marilyn Monroe was pretty good, the other guys were ok. ” - toddandceleste
 
74.
17 Again (2009)
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Mike O'Donnell is ungrateful for how his life turned out. He gets a chance to rewrite his life when he tried to save a janitor near a bridge and jumped after him into a time vortex. (102 mins.)
Director: Burr Steers
“ Cute and fluffy like a bunny. ” - toddandceleste
 
75.
Galaxy Quest (1999)
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The alumni cast of a space opera television series have to play their roles as the real thing when an alien race needs their help. (102 mins.)
Director: Dean Parisot
“ It's worth watching for the campy humor. A parody of Star Trek. ” - toddandceleste
 
76.
In Time (2011)
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In a future where people stop aging at 25, but are engineered to live only one more year, having the means to buy your way out of the situation is a shot at immortal youth. Here, Will Salas finds himself accused of murder and on the run with a hostage - a connection that becomes an important part of the way against the system. (109 mins.)
Director: Andrew Niccol
“ A boring interpretation of a mildly interesting story... ” - toddandceleste
 
77.
Hairspray (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show. (117 mins.)
Director: Adam Shankman
“ Cute and campy, some good singing.... ” - toddandceleste
 
78.
X-Men 2 (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The X-Men band together to find a mutant assassin who has made an attempt on the President's life, while the Mutant Academy is attacked by military forces. (134 mins.)
Director: Bryan Singer
“ Not as much fun as I expected it to be. I want more from my superhero films. ” - toddandceleste
 
79.
The Iron Lady (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
An elderly Margaret Thatcher talks to the imagined presence of her recently deceased husband as she struggles to come to terms with his death while scenes from her past life, from girlhood to British prime minister, intervene. (105 mins.)
Director: Phyllida Lloyd
“ Bleak and dull. Streep was the only interesting thing about it. ” - toddandceleste
 
80.
The Bad News Bears (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
An aging, down-on-his-luck ex-minor leaguer coaches a team of misfits in an ultra-competitive California little league. (102 mins.)
Director: Michael Ritchie
“ An okay story with some pretty good actors... ” - toddandceleste
 
81.
Evan Almighty (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
God contacts Congressman Evan Baxter and tells him to build an ark in preparation for a great flood. (96 mins.)
Director: Tom Shadyac
“ Just not as good as Bruce Almighty, oh well... ” - toddandceleste
 
82.
The Majestic (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Set in 1951, a blacklisted Hollywood writer gets into a car accident, loses his memory and settles down in a small town where he is mistaken for a long-lost son. (152 mins.)
Director: Frank Darabont
“ The scenery and costuming were very interesting, kind of a predictable story... ” - toddandceleste
 
83.
The Ugly Truth (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A romantically challenged morning show producer is reluctantly embroiled in a series of outrageous tests... (96 mins.)
Director: Robert Luketic
“ The two main actors did not click together very well, yawn... ” - toddandceleste
 
84.
The Break-Up (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
In a bid to keep their luxurious condo from their significant other, a couple's break-up proceeds to get uglier and nastier by the moment. (106 mins.)
Director: Peyton Reed
“ This was good but not great... ” - toddandceleste
 
85.
Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A college grad lands a job as a financial journalist in New York City to support where she nurtures her shopping addiction and falls for a wealthy entrepreneur. (104 mins.)
Director: P.J. Hogan
“ Cute story but very predictable. The main characters did not have good chemistry. ” - toddandceleste
 
86.
Wag the Dog (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Shortly before an election, a spin-doctor and a Hollywood producer join efforts to fabricate a war in order to cover up a presidential sex scandal. (97 mins.)
Director: Barry Levinson
“ Parts of it were good because of Hoffman, but most of it was dull... ” - toddandceleste
 
87.
Kept Husbands (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Daughter of a wealthy family decides to marry a poor working man. (76 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
“ Cute and predictable, good example of pre-code hollywood ” - toddandceleste
 
88.
Sunday in New York (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Eileen is 22 and is smarting from her breakup with Russ. She comes to New York to visit her brother... (105 mins.)
Director: Peter Tewksbury
“ A standard romcom formula. Girl doesn't know what she really wants, leaves her wedding and finds love with a handsome stranger. ” - toddandceleste
 
89.
Monsters University (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A look at the relationship between Mike and Sulley during their days at Monsters University -- when they weren't necessarily the best of friends. (104 mins.)
Director: Dan Scanlon
“ Not the best Pixar film ever but still pretty good... ” - toddandceleste
 
90.
Next Time I Marry (1938)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Heiress Nancy Crocker Fleming will only receive her inheritance if she marries a "plain American." Her... (72 mins.)
Director: Garson Kanin
“ Lucille Ball is very cute in this funny story.... ” - toddandceleste
 
91.
Lakeview Terrace (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A LAPD officer will stop at nothing to force out the interracial couple who just moved in next door. (110 mins.)
Director: Neil LaBute
“ Samuel L. Jackson was supposed to be scary but he really came off more like a wack job. ” - toddandceleste
 
92.
Elizabethtown (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
During a hometown memorial for his Kentucky-born father, a young man begins an unexpected romance with a too-good-to-be-true stewardess. (123 mins.)
Director: Cameron Crowe
“ A little bit too close to real life, and people don't go to movies to see more real life, they want to escape, so I didn't enjoy it a lot. I do agree with the quote though, "If it wasn't this, it would be something else." ” - toddandceleste
 
93.
Warm Bodies (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
After a highly unusual zombie saves a still-living girl from an attack, the two form a relationship that sets in motion events that might transform the entire lifeless world. (98 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Levine
“ I may have been biased. I wanted it to be funnier because of Zombieland, but it was still okay. ” - toddandceleste
 
94.
Inglourious Basterds (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a plan to assassinate Nazi leaders by a group of Jewish U.S. soldiers coincides with a theatre owner's vengeful plans for the same. (153 mins.)
“ Not the best acting I have ever seen in a war movie, but not terrible either. ” - toddandceleste
 
95.
Music and Lyrics (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A washed up singer is given a couple days to compose a chart-topping hit for an aspiring teen sensation. Though he's never written a decent lyric in his life, he sparks with an offbeat younger woman with a flair for words. (96 mins.)
Director: Marc Lawrence
“ This was not horrible. It was sort of cute but kind of a mushy plot. ” - toddandceleste
 
96.
Super 8 (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
During the summer of 1979, a group of friends witness a train crash and investigate subsequent unexplained events in their small town. (112 mins.)
Director: J.J. Abrams
“ The special effects kept this film from being brain dead boring. ” - toddandceleste
 
97.
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
“ Really dumb, not funny at all. ” - toddandceleste
 
98.
Easy A (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A clean-cut high school student relies on the school's rumor mill to advance her social and financial standing. (92 mins.)
Director: Will Gluck
“ Very very cute but more for kids. Emma Stone was adorable. ” - toddandceleste
 
99.
Just Friends (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
While visiting his hometown during Christmas, a man comes face-to-face with his old high school crush whom he was best friends with -- a woman whose rejection of him turned him into a ferocious womanizer. (96 mins.)
Director: Roger Kumble
“ Just a formula romcom with a slight twist. It was OK. ” - toddandceleste
 
100.
Four Christmases (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A couple struggles to visit all four of their divorced parents on Christmas. (88 mins.)
Director: Seth Gordon
“ This was too choppy. It would have been funnier with a few more jokes and a little more continuity. ” - toddandceleste