Most Popular Titles With John August
1. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
PG | 115 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A young boy wins a tour through the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world, led by the world's most unusual candy maker.
Votes: 328,942 | Gross: $206.46M
2. Dark Shadows (2012)
PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
An imprisoned vampire, Barnabas Collins, is set free and returns to his ancestral home, where his dysfunctional descendants are in need of his protection.
Votes: 203,485 | Gross: $79.71M
4. Scooby-Doo (2002)
PG | 86 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
After an acrimonious break up, the Mystery Inc. gang are individually brought to an island resort to investigate strange goings on.
Votes: 73,093 | Gross: $153.29M
5. Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010)
PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A young fugitive prince and princess must stop a villain who unknowingly threatens to destroy the world with a special dagger that enables the magic sand inside to reverse time.
Votes: 226,502 | Gross: $90.76M
6. Corpse Bride (2005)
PG | 77 min | Animation, Drama, Family
When a shy groom practices his wedding vows in the inadvertent presence of a deceased young woman, she rises from the grave assuming he has married her.
Votes: 194,329 | Gross: $53.34M
7. Charlie's Angels (2000)
PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Three women, detectives with a mysterious boss, retrieve stolen voice-ID software, using martial arts, tech skills, and sex appeal.
Votes: 147,225 | Gross: $125.31M
8. Buried (2010)
R | 95 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Paul is a U.S. truck driver working in Iraq. After an attack by a group of Iraqis he wakes to find he is buried alive inside a coffin. With only a lighter and a cell phone it's a race against time to escape this claustrophobic death trap.
Votes: 121,112 | Gross: $1.03M
9. Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003)
PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The Angels investigate a series of murders which occur after the theft of a witness protection profile database.
Votes: 102,061 | Gross: $100.69M
11. Frankenweenie (2012)
PG | 87 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Young Victor conducts a science experiment to bring his beloved dog Sparky back to life, only to face unintended, sometimes monstrous, consequences.
Votes: 76,350 | Gross: $35.29M
12. Titan A.E. (2000)
PG | 94 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
A young man learns that he has to find a hidden Earth ship before an enemy alien species does in order to secure the survival of humanity.
Votes: 52,773 | Gross: $22.75M
13. Arbitrage (2012)
R | 107 min | Drama, Thriller
A troubled hedge fund magnate desperate to complete the sale of his trading empire makes an error that forces him to turn to an unlikely person for help.
Votes: 42,362 | Gross: $7.92M
15. The Nines (2007)
R | 100 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
A troubled actor, a television show runner, and an acclaimed videogame designer find their lives intertwining in mysterious and unsettling ways.
Votes: 29,401 | Gross: $0.06M
16. Bandslam (2009)
PG | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A new kid in town assembles a fledgling rock band -- together, they achieve their dreams and compete against the best in the biggest event of the year, a battle of the bands.
Votes: 12,129 | Gross: $5.21M
17. The Mysteries of Pittsburgh (2008)
R | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Based on Michael Chabon's novel, the film chronicles the defining summer of a recent college graduate who crosses his gangster father and explores love, sexuality, and the enigmas surrounding his life and his city.
Votes: 2,784 | Gross: $0.08M
20. My Date with Drew (2004)
PG | 90 min | Documentary
"If you don't take risks, you'll have a wasted soul." - Drew Barrymore. Ever since the second grade when he first saw her in E.T. The Extraterrestrial, Brian Herzlinger has had a crush on ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,336 | Gross: $0.09M
24. God (1998)
11 min | Short, Comedy
Talking to the camera, Margaret tells us about her friendship with God. "We talk every day," she explains. And at that moment, her phone rings, and it's God on the line. God's gossip is the... See full summary »
25. Bunker (I) (2014)
12 min | Short, Comedy, Romance
BUNKER is a sci-fi romantic comedy about love during the Robot Apocalypse. Boy meets girl in a fortified bunker and can't stop himself from flirting despite the threat of evil killer robots... See full summary »
30. Office Ninja (2014)
81 min | Action, Comedy
After losing his dream promotion to a rival co-worker. Tomas vows to restore his honor by following the ways of the ninja and exposing his nemesis to the justice he deserves.
On Story (2011– )
Alien: Deconstructing a Sci-Fi Classic
27 min | Talk-Show
An iconic example of its genre, Alien's tension, pacing, and craftsmanship are deconstructed by veteran screenwriters John August and Ashley Miller. Accompanied by Jason Mann and Frieda ... See full summary »
A neighbor tries to blackmail Mason and his friends for renting the extra room in their house to Sarah and Lewis... and not telling the real owners. Meanwhile, Lewis's cousin, Tyrell, gets ... See full summary »
In Washington, D.C. Mason Scott is a young man fresh out of college who has dreamed that he can make a difference in this world of questionable morality. He is best friends and roommates ... See full summary »
On Story (2011– )
Re-Imagining the Classics
The writers of re-imagined classics & popular franchises such as GHOST, CHARLIE & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, TWINS and SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN deliberate how to keep stories fresh while ... See full summary »
Mason and Peter both apply for the same job in which the competition puts a strain on their friendship. But Mason ends up backing down, and ends up getting another new job. Meanwhile, Sarah... See full summary »