Movies I Watched In 2013

*Not necessarily the 1st time seen.

*I haven't included movies I switched off half way through
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1.
Fast Five (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
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
“ I never had any interest in this franchise but wanted to see this one because it was featured on the podcast 'How Did This Get Made.' It was a waste of time, thought to their credit the action sequences were well shot & choreographed. An edit of just all the action sequences with none of the plot or drama would be a much better way to see this. ” - DelroyHuxtable
 
2.
Paul (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Two British comic-book geeks traveling across the U.S. encounter an alien outside Area 51. (104 mins.)
Director: Greg Mottola
“ It was on Foxtel (i.e cable.) I'd seen it before. I love Pegg & Frost together, but without Edgar Wright something is obviously missing. As Pegg said time & again on the junkets for this, it was written for a larger, broader American audience in mind. Still, good cast all round with some fun moments in it. ” - DelroyHuxtable
 
3.
Flypaper (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A man caught in the middle of two simultaneous robberies at the same bank desperately tries to protect the teller with whom he's secretly in love. (87 mins.)
Director: Rob Minkoff
“ This movie suffers from the same condition as that Nicholas Cage movie Trespass, in that it felt like they needed to keep cramming plot twists in every 10 to 15 minutes in the hope that it would come off as clever. It didn't. Patrick Dempsey was kind of interesting as a character who was somewhere between Monk & Rain Man, actually this movie felt like an episode of Monk on drugs. Bad drugs. It had some funny lines though & Ashley Judd looked hot. ” - DelroyHuxtable
 
4.
Starsky & Hutch (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Two streetwise cops bust criminals in their red-and-white Ford Torino with the help of police snitch called Huggy Bear. (101 mins.)
Director: Todd Phillips
“ Another one of those Foxtel afternoon movies that I watched because I couldn't be bothered doing anything else. Seen it a few times. Still holds up as pretty funny in a stupid kind of way. ” - DelroyHuxtable
 
5.
All Good Things (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Mr. David Marks was suspected but never tried for killing his wife Katie who disappeared in 1982, but the truth is eventually revealed. (101 mins.)
Director: Andrew Jarecki
“ Wasn't expecting much from this, so was pleasantly surprised. Surprisingly bizarre biopic of a never-proved murderer who happened to be heir of one of New Yorks largest real estate fortunes. Less said the better as his life takes an unexpected turn if you've never read about the case before, as I hadn't. Worth seeing. ” - DelroyHuxtable
 
6.
Looper (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
In 2074, when the mob wants to get rid of someone, the target is sent into the past, where a hired gun awaits - someone like Joe - who one day learns the mob wants to 'close the loop' by sending back Joe's future self for assassination. (119 mins.)
Director: Rian Johnson
“ The first great movie that I saw this year. I wanted to love this before I watched it, and I did. There's only so much that needs to be said. This movie was *beep* cool. ” - DelroyHuxtable
 
7.
Super Troopers (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Five Vermont state troopers, avid pranksters with a knack for screwing up, try to save their jobs and out-do the local police department by solving a crime. (100 mins.)
“ I love this movie. I come back to it time & time again & the funny never fades. The Broken Lizard boys know how to make a fun movie & this is them at their charismatic best. They should have made a sequel to this. ” - DelroyHuxtable
 
8.
Puddle Cruiser (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A student falls in love with a fellow student who is defending his buddies in university court. He "proves his love" (more like his masculinity) to her by playing rugby against her ex-boyfriend. (102 mins.)
“ The 1st movie the Broken Lizard boys ever did together. I only heard about this today. It's rough around the edges & has a mid-nineties Kevin Smith indie feel to it, but with I dare say fairly better production values than when Smith started out. It was good, not great, they were young guys sure, but it shows a lot of their potential. The 'legal' scenes were particularly funny. I wouldn't recommend it in general, more one for the comedy geeks. ” - DelroyHuxtable
 
9.
Goon (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
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. (92 mins.)
Director: Michael Dowse
“ My friend Shnapsy (not his real name) recommended this, and then I saw it on a list of 10 most underrated movies of 2012, so naturally I checked out. Good fun. Seann William Scott was great as the loveable dumb guy hired to smash dudes violently for an ice hockey team. Alison Pill was gorgeous as his super cute love interest. Liev Schrieber was so damn good as the retiring war horse of a hockey goon. Good hearted violent fun. ” - DelroyHuxtable
 
10.
The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Eight years after the Joker's reign of anarchy, the Dark Knight, with the help of the enigmatic Selina, is forced from his imposed exile to save Gotham City, now on the edge of total annihilation, from the brutal guerrilla terrorist Bane. (164 mins.)
“ Maybe you heard of this one? Of course I was going to watch this again. In a non gay way Bane get's me hard. Like you don't know what I'm talking about. ” - DelroyHuxtable
 
11.
Man on a Ledge (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
As a police psychologist works to talk down an ex-con who is threatening to jump from a Manhattan hotel rooftop, the biggest diamond heist ever committed is in motion. (102 mins.)
Director: Asger Leth
“ Watchable. Had a good cast, kept me interested the whole way through. I more or less guessed the 'twist' early on in the movie, but it didn't stop me from watching it. Interestingly the screenplay was written by the guy who (according to the interwebs) was Nicole Brown Simpson's neighbour, who initially testified against O.J Simpson but then later ghost wrote O.J's book in which he postulated how things would have been if he had in fact done the murder. Introduced me to Genesis Rodriugez who looks fantastic in lingerie.
My girlfriend said something that stuck in my head, she said there was no real need for this movie to be made. Everything that was in it has all been done before. She's basically right unfortunately. ” - DelroyHuxtable
 
12.
Club Dread (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
When a serial killer interrupts the fun at the swanky Coconut Pete's Coconut Beach Resort--a hedonistic island paradise for swingers--it's up to the club's staff to stop the violence...or at least hide it. (104 mins.)
“ Hungover so I watched this for the umpteenth time. It's not as good as Super Troopers, but it's still fun. Dumb fun really, perfect for when you don't feel like thinking too hard. The Broken Lizard guys really do bring a lot of comedic charm to everything they do. ” - DelroyHuxtable
 
13.
Beerfest (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Two brothers travel to Germany for Oktoberfest, only to stumble upon a secret, centuries-old competition described as a "Fight Club" with beer games. (110 mins.)
“ Sometimes when you're having a crappy day & everything seems a bit crap with the world all you can do is put on another Broken Lizard movie & laugh at some dumb fun jokes. ” - DelroyHuxtable
 
14.
Rubber (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A homicidal car tire, discovering it has destructive psionic power, sets its sights on a desert town once a mysterious woman becomes its obsession. (82 mins.)
Director: Quentin Dupieux
“ Brilliant! Possibly the 1st of it's kind in a genre, the French/American absurdist postmodern art-house comedy horror genre? Definitely & genuinely unique, but also straight-up entertaining. ” - DelroyHuxtable
 
15.
Salvation Boulevard (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Set in the world of mega-churches in which a former Deadhead-turned-born again-Christian finds himself on the run from fundamentalist members of his mega-church who will do anything to protect their larger-than-life pastor. (96 mins.)
Director: George Ratliff
“ Not bad. A born again dead-head gets framed for a crime he didn't commit. Kind of a cross between a farce, a satire, and a thriller. I wouldn't say it's a must-see, but it had it's strengths. Having grown up with evangelicals I really appreciated the movies attention to detail in recreating the world of the modern church, while at the same time taking that and pushing it out into well deserved satire. The path Pierce Brosnan's character takes as the churches Pastor had some very funny, dark humour in it. ” - DelroyHuxtable
 
16.
Pearl Jam Twenty (2011 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A documentary on the band Pearl Jam that marks their 20th anniversary in the year 2011. (109 mins.)
Director: Cameron Crowe
“ I love a good band or 'band scene' doco & this was one was pretty good. Sure, it's pretty trainspotterish but hey I listened to a fair bit of the band back in the 90's. ” - DelroyHuxtable
 
17.
Unstoppable (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
With an unmanned, half-mile-long freight train barreling toward a city, a veteran engineer and a young conductor race against the clock to prevent a catastrophe. (98 mins.)
Director: Tony Scott
“ Fast-paced, impressive production & minimal commitment to character & backstory. Perfect for a lazy afternoon after working an early morning shift. Fun enough. ” - DelroyHuxtable
 
18.
My Geisha (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
An actress disguises herself as a geisha in order to land the lead role in her director husband's film version of 'Madam Butterfly'. (119 mins.)
Director: Jack Cardiff
“ I saw this many years ago as a teenager. It was a sunday afternoon movie on Tv that immediately got me hooked. For years I've wanted to see it again but until now didn't stumble across a copy of it, also I was worried it wouldn't be as good as I remembered.
It was still good, I enjoyed watching it again, I remember as a teenager immediately falling in love with 60's Shirley Maclaine, and I remember why now.
By todays standards this movie might have some trouble with the political-correctness police. It portrays a libidinous borderline rapey character as ultimately sweet & juvenile, it's portrayal of race in film is probably questionable and literally the movie ends on a message, the message being that a woman should put her husband before herself. Yet despite these, or for differing reasons, because of these things mentioned I would recommend this movie. A sentimental favourite for me. ” - DelroyHuxtable
 
19.
Friday Night Lights (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Based on H.G. Bissinger's book, which profiled the economically depressed town of Odessa, Texas and their heroic high school football team, The Permian High Panthers. (118 mins.)
Director: Peter Berg
“ It's hard not to like a team sports movie. I didn't mind this at all. Not original in any sense though, had every typical dynamic you've ever seen in every football movie ever made up until now. So there's that. ” - DelroyHuxtable
 
20.
Senna (2010 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
A documentary on Brazilian Formula One racing driver Ayrton Senna, who won the F1 world championship three times before his death at age 34. (106 mins.)
Director: Asif Kapadia
“ I've never had any interest in Formula One, so I approached this more from an interest in a doco that got a lot of buzz. What a story. Told entirely with archival footage. The epic sense of drama, hubris, passion & excitement that was Formula One and Ayrton Senna's life is told succinctly. He was a force of nature. ” - DelroyHuxtable
 
21.
Assassination of a High School President (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
At a Catholic high school, the popular girl teams up with a sophomore newspaper reporter to investigate a case of stolen SAT exams. Once the duo target their suspects, a larger conspiracy is unearthed. (93 mins.)
Director: Brett Simon
“ This has got to be one of the most underrated movies of the last 5 years. Seriously, did this get any press at all? This was damn funny, one of those high school movies that transcends the genre, should have at least have been a cult hit. Clever, witty & absurd. Kind of a cross between 10 Things I Hate About You & Brick. ” - DelroyHuxtable
 
22.
Wristcutters: A Love Story (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A film set in a strange afterlife way station that has been reserved for people who have committed suicide. (88 mins.)
Director: Goran Dukic
“ A movie about what happens to ppl after they kill themselves. Very indie. So indie it had Shannyn Sossamon, Tom Waits & John Hawkes in it. Plus the lead guy was the kid from Almost Famous. I can't remember his name, I guess that movie made him almost famous.
See what I did there?
This for me was just straight up enjoyable & quirky. Very quirky. ” - DelroyHuxtable
 
23.
Three Inches (2011 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
It tells the story of Walter Spackman (Noah Reid) is a young man struck by lightning. When he recovers... (87 mins.)
Director: Jace Alexander
“ The concept for this struck me as funny, a 'loser' who get's a loser superpower, the ability to move things with his mind by 3 inches. It was enjoyable enough. Made for Tv, with a Tv budget.
It had Spike from Buffy in it. I haven't read anything about it but it felt like it was being shopped as a pilot for a potential Tv series.
The thing I liked about it the most was that it made a good point of how with even a simple power like the hero has, you really could do a lot with it. ” - DelroyHuxtable
 
24.
Vampire's Kiss (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
After an encounter with a neck-biter, a publishing executive thinks that he's turning into a vampire. (103 mins.)
Director: Robert Bierman
“ This was an experience! It was *beep* terrible, but *beep* amazing at the same time. Nicholas Cage gives the largest performance of his career, which is really saying something.
The cinematography was beautiful, I mean this is a seriously good looking movie.
Cage's performance ultimately encapsulates the full range, from the sublime to the ridiculous. Cage's final scene 'talking' to his shrink has got to be one of the greatest scenes i've ever seen in a movie.
The problem is there's just too many things you could say about this. ” - DelroyHuxtable
 
25.
Magic Mike (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A male stripper teaches a younger performer how to party, pick up women, and make easy money. (110 mins.)
“ Surprisingly pretty good. The trailer made it look like a chick flick with buff dudes thrown in, but it is a Soderbergh movie, so that usually means there's something a bit more going on.
It had around the edges of it a gritty, indie, Saturday Night Fever feel to it, not as down & dirty & gritty as that movie necessarily, but I think it was coming from some sort of same spirit.
Tatum & McConaughey were both charismatic. It kind of lacked any strong sense of story, kind of felt a bit like just a bunch of stuff that was happening, but I didn't really notice that until the 80th minute, so I think that counts as a positive. In the end it did wrap up as a structured story though, it just felt secondary to the fact that it was mostly about dudes stripping & partying & living their lives. ” - DelroyHuxtable
 
26.
Johnny English Reborn (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Johnny English goes up against international assassins hunting down the Chinese premier. (101 mins.)
Director: Oliver Parker
“ I saw the 1st one so I knew what to expect. They're the english versions of the Naked Gun franchise basically. Sometimes you have a couple of hours to kill before work & you just want to watch something dumb & easy. It was likeable with a couple of funny running gags. ” - DelroyHuxtable
 
27.
Django Unchained (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner. (165 mins.)
“ It was awesome. Had high expectations. Had a good time. ” - DelroyHuxtable
 
28.
Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
As an asteroid nears Earth, a man finds himself alone after his wife leaves in a panic. He decides to take a road trip to reunite with his high school sweetheart. Accompanying him is a neighbor who inadvertently puts a wrench in his plan. (101 mins.)
Director: Lorene Scafaria
“ I loved this. I think maybe I loved this more than Looper. It had a great blend of dark humour with an overly sentimentalised love story. Melancholia as a sweet comedy. I haven't truly enjoyed a rom-com for years, and I used to love the genre, so this was a great surprise.
I even fell in love with Keira Knightley a little bit and usually I can't stand her, she's too skinny and does a lot of her acting with her chin, but she was great in this. ” - DelroyHuxtable
 
29.
Fastest (2011 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Shot around the world in 2010 and 2011 and narrated by Ewan McGregor, 'Fastest' captures the intense... (111 mins.)
Director: Mark Neale
“ Similar to the Senna documentary. Telling the story of Moto GP in the first decade of the 21st century. Captures all the drama, personalities & skill of one of the most difficult sports in the world. ” - DelroyHuxtable
 
30.
The Pirates! Band of Misfits (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Pirate Captain sets out on a mission to defeat his rivals Black Bellamy and Cutlass Liz for the Pirate of the year Award. The quest takes Captain and his crew from the shores of Blood Island to the foggy streets of Victorian London. (88 mins.)
“ I love Aardman's Curse Of The Were-Rabbit. This was nowhere near the same calibre. Had some funny moments & some great voice talents. Biggest strike against it was casting Charles Darwin as a cowardly villain, biggest thing in it's favour was the 'parrot' Polly. Hard not to love Polly. ” - DelroyHuxtable
 
31.
Your Sister's Sister (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Iris invites her friend Jack to stay at her family's island getaway after the death of his brother. At their remote cabin, Jack's drunken encounter with Hannah, Iris' sister, kicks off a revealing stretch of days. (90 mins.)
Director: Lynn Shelton
“ Very enjoyable. It had emotional stakes you could actually get involved in that seemed very real, it feels like I don't see that in movies as much these days.
Great cast. I'm a Duplass fan from The League & how can you not be in love with Emily Blunt.
Looked great. Shot perfectly & beautifully.
Perfect ending, that's something else you don't get to say too often. ” - DelroyHuxtable
 
32.
Vamps (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
Two female vampires in modern-day New York City are faced with daunting romantic possibilities. (92 mins.)
Director: Amy Heckerling
“ This was a lot of fun. Obviously shot on a budget & so it's a little rough around the edges, but it was fun writing & Amy Heckerling has a knack for making likeable characters. Also Krysten Ritter is a goddess. ” - DelroyHuxtable
 
33.
Mr. Nice (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
The life story of Howard Marks, an elite British drug smuggler. (121 mins.)
Director: Bernard Rose
“ Another one shot on the cheap. I admire the directors attempt at trying to do something stylistically with this, but Howard Marks, either through Ifan's portrayal of him, or more likely just because of who he was, comes across as unlikeable to me. Instead of watching this just watch Blow again. ” - DelroyHuxtable
 
34.
Safety Not Guaranteed (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Three magazine employees head out on an assignment to interview a guy who placed a classified advertisement seeking a companion for time travel. (86 mins.)
Director: Colin Trevorrow
“ I loved this!. Quirky & fun.Plaza, Johnson & Duplass were a perfect cast. ” - DelroyHuxtable
 
35.
Ruby Sparks (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A novelist struggling with writer's block finds romance in a most unusual way: by creating a female character he thinks will love him, then willing her into existence. (104 mins.)
“ Initially I wasn't too bothered about seeing this because of Paul Dano, who I've never really appreciated, but the trailer and the concept got under my skin and now I have to say, as it stands in Feb, this is probably my favourite movie of the year so far.
I've always been a sucker for movies about writers.
This is about a writer who manifests the 'perfect' girlfriend. Lot's of room for funny, clever humour.
Written by & starring Zoe Kazan, who's clearly very gorgeous & talented. Her boyfriend is Paul Dano. That sucks, but hey he was great in this. ” - DelroyHuxtable
 
36.
Friends with Kids (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Two best friends decide to have a child together while keeping their relationship platonic, so they can avoid the toll kids can take on romantic relationships. (107 mins.)
“ I liked this, maybe because I had fairly low expectations. It's good to see Adam Scott in stuff & Kristen Wiig in anything. It fell in a strange category, half way between honest adult comedy & sentimental rom-com. ” - DelroyHuxtable
 
37.
Men in Black 3 (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Agent J travels in time to M.I.B.'s early days in 1969 to stop an alien from assassinating his friend Agent K and changing history. (106 mins.)
“ More entertaining than expected. Lots of cool fun side jokes. Do people say cool anymore? Everytime I use it in a sentence I feel like I'm using an out of fashion term. Anyway this had a lot of funny 60's references including a great bit from Bill Hader as Andy Warhol. Visually fun as well & Germaine what's-his-name from Flight Of The Conchords made a good villain. Couldn't remember a lot of what happened in it a week after I saw it, that always happens with me & these big popcorn movies. ” - DelroyHuxtable
 
38.
Killing Them Softly (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Jackie Cogan is an enforcer hired to restore order after three dumb guys rob a Mob protected card game, causing the local criminal economy to collapse. (97 mins.)
Director: Andrew Dominik
“ God I was looking forward to this & Jesus it was *beep* terrible! Why was this movie *beep* made? If you're going to make a criminal underworld movie, don't think it's arty & clever to take out all the things that people like about these kind of movies & replace them with monotonous character dialogues. Ugh. Seriously, ugh. ” - DelroyHuxtable
 
39.
The Devil's Double (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A chilling vision of the House of Saddam Hussein comes to life through the eyes of the man who was forced to become the double of Hussein's sadistic son. (109 mins.)
Director: Lee Tamahori
“ This had the potential to be a good movie, but it didn't hit the mark. What's interesting about this is it's based on a 'true story' that some journalists claim isn't in fact true at all. Exploring that angle would have been much more interesting, because something was definitely missing from this. ” - DelroyHuxtable
 
40.
Side by Side (2012 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
The documentary investigates the history, process and workflow of both digital and photochemical film creation. (99 mins.)
Director: Chris Kenneally
“ I really enjoyed this. This is one of those doco's that I could gladly watch repeatedly. Keeanu Reeves taking a look at a moment in history, as cinema production changes forever. Some great interview subjects in this. ” - DelroyHuxtable
 
41.
Potiche (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
When her husband is taken hostage by his striking employees, a trophy wife (Deneuve) takes the reins... (103 mins.)
Director: François Ozon
“ French farce. Not brilliant but not terrible either. If you never see it then it doesn't really matter. ” - DelroyHuxtable
 
42.
Skyfall (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Bond's loyalty to M is tested when her past comes back to haunt her. Whilst MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost. (143 mins.)
Director: Sam Mendes
“ I think I'll have to watch this again before I make any final judgements. I was looking forward to this because I grew up with Bond movies, but to me it didn't hit the mark.
It looked amazing, seriously beautiful cinematography. ” - DelroyHuxtable
 
43.
That's My Boy (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
While in his teens, Donny fathered a son, Todd, and raised him as a single parent up until Todd's 18th birthday. Now, after not seeing each other for years, Todd's world comes crashing down when Donny resurfaces just before Todd's wedding. (116 mins.)
Director: Sean Anders
“ Samberg is great casting as Sandlers son. That said, this movie mostly sucked. Credit where credit is due, it did have funny moments. ” - DelroyHuxtable
 
44.
Haywire (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A black ops super soldier seeks payback after she is betrayed and set up during a mission. (93 mins.)
“ I failed to get the point of this, as in why it was made. I guess it was some sort of art-house/action mash up. ” - DelroyHuxtable
 
45.
The Shock Doctrine (2009 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
An investigation of "disaster capitalism", based on Naomi Klein's proposition that neo-liberal capitalism feeds on natural disasters, war and terror to establish its dominance. (79 mins.)
“ Informative, and probably depressing. ” - DelroyHuxtable
 
46.
Sound City (2013 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A documentary on the fabled recording studio that was located in Van Nuys, California. (107 mins.)
Director: David Grohl
“ This was cool, but then it was about cool people talking about obscure bits of the history of cool. How was it not going to be cool? I'd recommend this to anyone. ” - DelroyHuxtable
 
47.
Take This Waltz (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A happily married woman falls for the artist who lives across the street. (116 mins.)
Director: Sarah Polley
“ This was a good movie. Not an easy movie to watch necessarily, but not all movies are meant to be. Michelle Williams as a hipster/bohemian who's dissatisfied with her life. Is she selfish, is she brave, is she both, or is she just lost? Not a date movie. ” - DelroyHuxtable
 
48.
Soul Surfer (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Teenage surfer Bethany Hamilton overcomes the odds and her own fears of returning to the water after losing her left arm in a shark attack. (106 mins.)
Director: Sean McNamara
“ I started watching this ironically, and especially with all the christian themes I was looking to mock, but instead I ended up liking it. This is a true story for *beep* sake, this girl got her *beep* arm bitten off by a shark & went on to compete as a professional surfer. There's nothing to mock in that. ” - DelroyHuxtable
 
49.
New Year's Eve (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 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
“ It's like I have amnesia, I watched this but nothing from it has stuck in my memory. Like a bland, watered down Love Actually. ” - DelroyHuxtable
 
50.
Bernie (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
In small-town Texas, an affable mortician strikes up a friendship with a wealthy widow, though when she starts to become controlling, he goes to great lengths to separate himself from her grasp. (99 mins.)
“ This was good. True story about a likeable guy in Texas who killed a woman & everybody still liked him. It was good to see Jack Black playing a little out of his usual 'zone.' ” - DelroyHuxtable
 
51.
The Big Year (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Two bird enthusiasts try to defeat the cocky, cutthroat world record holder in a year-long bird-spotting competition. (100 mins.)
Director: David Frankel
“ I ended up really liking this. I had such low expectations. It was sentimental and mild, but it just worked. It made bird watching seem interesting. ” - DelroyHuxtable
 
52.
Detention (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
As a copycat killer named after movie villain Cinderhella stalks the student body at Grizzly Lake High School, a group of co-eds band together to survive while serving detention. (93 mins.)
Director: Joseph Kahn
“ This movie made me realise i'm old enough not to understand young people anymore. Or maybe I just don't understand ADHD? This was crazy, and non-sensical and yet I couldn't look away. Seriously though, i'm pretty sure this movie made no sense what so ever. ” - DelroyHuxtable
 
53.
Anton Chekhov's The Duel (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
In ANTON CHEKHOV'S THE DUEL, escalating animosity between two men with opposing philosophies of life... (95 mins.)
 
54.
Holy Motors (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
From dawn to dusk, a few hours in the shadowy life of a mystic man named Monsieur Oscar. (115 mins.)
Director: Leos Carax
 
55.
On the Road (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Young writer Sal Paradise has his life shaken by the arrival of free-spirited Dean Moriarty and his girl, Marylou. As they travel across the country, they encounter a mix of people who each impact their journey indelibly. (124 mins.)
Director: Walter Salles
 
56.
This Must Be the Place (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Cheyenne, a retired rock star living off his royalties in Dublin, returns to New York City to find the man responsible for a humiliation suffered by his recently deceased father during W.W.II. (118 mins.)
 
57.
Moneyball (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
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. (133 mins.)
Director: Bennett Miller
 
58.
Seven Psychopaths (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu. (110 mins.)
Director: Martin McDonagh
 
59.
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A fisheries expert is approached by a consultant to help realize a sheik's vision of bringing the sport of fly-fishing to the desert and embarks on an upstream journey of faith and fish to prove the impossible possible. (107 mins.)
 
60.
To Rome with Love (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
The lives of some visitors and residents of Rome and the romances, adventures and predicaments they get into. (112 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
 
61.
Magic Beyond Words: The J.K. Rowling Story (2011 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
An inspiring look at JK Rowling's rise to become one of the most influential writers-from her humble beginnings as an imaginative young girl and awkward teenager to the loss of her mother and the genesis of the Harry Potter phenomenon. (90 mins.)
Director: Paul A. Kaufman
 
62.
The Master (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A Naval veteran arrives home from war unsettled and uncertain of his future - until he is tantalized by The Cause and its charismatic leader. (144 mins.)
 
63.
The Sitter (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A college student on suspension is coaxed into babysitting the kids next door, though he is fully unprepared for the wild night ahead of him. (81 mins.)
 
64.
Room 237 (2012 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
An exploration of various interpretations of Stanley Kubrick's horror film, The Shining. (102 mins.)
Director: Rodney Ascher
 
65.
Groundhog Day (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A weatherman finds himself living the same day over and over again. (101 mins.)
Director: Harold Ramis
 
66.
Cosmopolis (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
Riding across Manhattan in a stretch limo in order to get a haircut, a 28-year-old billionaire asset manager's day devolves into an odyssey with a cast of characters that start to tear his world apart. (109 mins.)
 
67.
Piranha 3DD (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  
After the events at Lake Victoria, the pre-historic school of blood-thirsty piranhas make their way into a newly opened waterpark. (83 mins.)
Director: John Gulager
 
68.
Barton Fink (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A renowned New York playwright is enticed to California to write for the movies and discovers the hellish truth of Hollywood. (116 mins.)
Director: Joel Coen
 
69.
Damsels in Distress (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A trio of girls set out to change the male-dominated environment of the Seven Oaks college campus, and to rescue their fellow students from depression, grunge and low standards of every kind. (99 mins.)
Director: Whit Stillman
 
70.
Marley (2012 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A documentary on the life, music, and legacy of Bob Marley. (144 mins.)
Director: Kevin Macdonald
 
71.
Christine (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A nerdish boy buys a strange car with an evil mind of its own and his nature starts to change to reflect it. (110 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
 
72.
The Game (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Nicholas Van Orton is a very wealthy San Francisco banker, but he is an absolute loner, even spending his birthday alone... (129 mins.)
Director: David Fincher
 
73.
Se7en (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Two detectives, a rookie and a veteran, hunt a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as his modus operandi. (127 mins.)
Director: David Fincher
 
74.
Goon (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
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. (92 mins.)
Director: Michael Dowse
 
75.
Katy Perry: Part of Me (2012 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
The life, career and music of singer Katy Perry as we follow her on the California Dreams World Tour. (93 mins.)
 
76.
Gangster Squad (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
It's 1949 Los Angeles, the city is run by gangsters and a malicious mobster, Mickey Cohen. Determined to end the corruption, John O'Mara assembles a team of cops, ready to take down the ruthless leader and restore peace to the city. (113 mins.)
Director: Ruben Fleischer
 
77.
30 Days of Night (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
After an Alaskan town is plunged into darkness for a month, it is attacked by a bloodthirsty gang of vampires. (113 mins.)
Director: David Slade
 
78.
The Brady Bunch Movie (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
The original '70s T.V. family is now placed in the 1990s, where they're even more square and out of place than ever. (90 mins.)
Director: Betty Thomas
 
79.
The Princess Bride (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
While home sick in bed, a young boy's grandfather reads him a story called The Princess Bride. (98 mins.)
Director: Rob Reiner
 
80.
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own. (122 mins.)
 
81.
This Is 40 (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Pete and Debbie are both about to turn 40, their kids hate each other, both of their businesses are failing, they're on the verge of losing their house, and their relationship is threatening to fall apart. (134 mins.)
Director: Judd Apatow
 
82.
Ghost World (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
With only the plan of moving in together after high school, two unusually devious friends seek direction in life. As a mere gag, they respond to a man's newspaper ad for a date, only to find it will greatly complicate their lives. (111 mins.)
Director: Terry Zwigoff
 
83.
The Godfather (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  
The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son. (175 mins.)
 
84.
Any Given Sunday (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A behind-the-scenes look at the life-and-death struggles of modern-day gladiators and those who lead them. (162 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
 
85.
Air Force One (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Hijackers seize the plane carrying the President of the United States and his family, but he - an ex-soldier - works from hiding to defeat them. (124 mins.)
 
86.
The Simpsons Movie (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
After Homer accidentally pollutes the town's water supply, Springfield is encased in a gigantic dome by the EPA and the Simpson family are declared fugitives. (87 mins.)
Director: David Silverman
 
87.
There's Something About Mary (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A man gets a chance to meet up with his dream girl from high school, even though his date with her back then was a complete disaster. (119 mins.)
 
88.
The Man Who Haunted Himself (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Harold Pelham encounters a duplicate of himself in the aftermath of a car crash. After that moment his life is upset. (94 mins.)
Director: Basil Dearden
 
89.
Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The story of how an eccentric French shop-keeper and amateur film-maker attempted to locate and befriend Banksy... (87 mins.)
Director: Banksy
 
90.
Two for the Money (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
After suffering a career-ending injury, a former college football star aligns himself with one of the most renowned touts in the sports-gambling business. (122 mins.)
Director: D.J. Caruso
 
91.
The Bourne Legacy (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
An expansion of the universe from Robert Ludlum's novels, centered on a new hero whose stakes have been triggered by the events of the previous three films. (135 mins.)
Director: Tony Gilroy
 
92.
The Do-Deca-Pentathlon (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Two brothers compete in their own private 25-event Olympics. (76 mins.)
 
93.
Rock of Ages (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A small town girl and a city boy meet on the Sunset Strip, while pursuing their Hollywood dreams. (123 mins.)
Director: Adam Shankman
 
94.
Lola Versus (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Dumped by her boyfriend just three weeks before their wedding, Lola enlists her close friends for a series of adventures she hopes will help her come to terms with approaching 30 as a single woman. (87 mins.)
Director: Daryl Wein
 
95.
The Conversation (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A paranoid, secretive surveillance expert has a crisis of conscience when he suspects that a couple he is spying on will be murdered. (113 mins.)
 
96.
Eyes Wide Shut (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A New York City doctor, who is married to an art curator, pushes himself on a harrowing and dangerous night-long odyssey of sexual and moral discovery after his wife admits that she once almost cheated on him. (159 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
 
97.
The Watch (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Four men who form a neighborhood watch group as a way to get out of their day-to-day family routines find themselves defending the Earth from an alien invasion. (102 mins.)
Director: Akiva Schaffer
 
98.
Broadcast News (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Take two rival TV reporters: one handsome, one talented, both male. Add one producer, female. Mix well and watch the sparks fly. (133 mins.)
Director: James L. Brooks
 
99.
Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present (2012 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A documentary that follows the Serbian performance artist as she prepares for a retrospective of her work at The Museum of Modern Art in New York. (106 mins.)
 
100.
The World's End (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Five friends who reunite in an attempt to top their epic pub crawl from twenty years earlier unwittingly become humanity's only hope for survival. (109 mins.)
Director: Edgar Wright