Earliest Titles With Scott McLain


1. Movie 43 (2013)

R | 94 min | Comedy

4.3
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18 Metascore

A series of interconnected short films follows a washed-up producer as he pitches insane story lines featuring some of the biggest stars in Hollywood.

Writers: Rocky Russo, Jeremy Sosenko, Ricky Blitt, Bill O'Malley, Will Graham, Jack Kukoda, Matt Portenoy, Claes Kjellstrom, Jonas Wittenmark, Tobias Carlson, Will Carlough, Jonathan van Tulleken, Elizabeth Shapiro, Patrik Forsberg, Olle Sarri, Jacob Fleisher, Greg Pritikin, James Gunn | Directors: Elizabeth Banks, Steven Brill, Steve Carr, Rusty Cundieff, James Duffy, Griffin Dunne, Peter Farrelly, Patrik Forsberg, Will Graham, James Gunn, Brett Ratner, Jonathan van Tulleken, Bob Odenkirk | Stars: Emma Stone, Stephen Merchant, Richard Gere, Liev Schreiber

2. The Fifth Estate (2013)

R | 128 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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49 Metascore

A dramatic thriller based on real events that reveals the quest to expose the deceptions and corruptions of power that turned an Internet upstart into the 21st century's most fiercely debated organization.

Writers: Daniel Domscheit-Berg, David Leigh, Luke Harding, Josh Singer | Director: Bill Condon | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Daniel Brühl, Carice van Houten, Alicia Vikander

3. Battleship (2012)

PG-13 | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.9
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41 Metascore

A fleet of ships is forced to do battle with an armada of unknown origins in order to discover and thwart their destructive goals.

Writers: Jon Hoeber, Erich Hoeber | Director: Peter Berg | Stars: Alexander Skarsgård, Brooklyn Decker, Liam Neeson, Rihanna

4. The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 (2011)

PG-13 | 117 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

4.9
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45 Metascore

The Quileutes close in on expecting parents Edward and Bella, whose unborn child poses a threat to the Wolf Pack and the towns people of Forks.

Writers: Melissa Rosenberg, Stephenie Meyer | Director: Bill Condon | Stars: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Gil Birmingham

5. Knight and Day (2010)

PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

6.3
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46 Metascore

A young woman gets mixed up with a disgraced spy who is trying to clear his name.

Writer: Patrick O'Neill | Director: James Mangold | Stars: Tom Cruise, Cameron Diaz, Peter Sarsgaard, Jordi Mollà

6. Skyline (2010)

PG-13 | 97 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

4.4
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26 Metascore

Strange lights descend on the city of Los Angeles, drawing people outside like moths to a flame where an extraterrestrial force threatens to swallow the entire human population off the face of the Earth.

Writers: Joshua Cordes, Liam O'Donnell | Directors: Colin Strause, Greg Strause | Stars: Eric Balfour, Donald Faison, Scottie Thompson, Brittany Daniel

7. Gulliver's Travels (2010)

PG | 85 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

4.9
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33 Metascore

Travel writer Lemuel Gulliver takes an assignment in Bermuda, but ends up on the island of Liliput, where he towers over its tiny citizens.

Writers: Joe Stillman, Nicholas Stoller, Jonathan Swift | Director: Rob Letterman | Stars: Jack Black, Emily Blunt, Jason Segel, Amanda Peet

8. The Incredible Hulk (2008)

PG-13 | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.8
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61 Metascore

Bruce Banner, a scientist on the run from the U.S. Government, must find a cure for the monster he emerges whenever he loses his temper. However, Banner then must fight a soldier who unleashes himself as a threat stronger than he.

Writer: Zak Penn | Director: Louis Leterrier | Stars: Edward Norton, Liv Tyler, Tim Roth, William Hurt

9. Jumper (2008)

PG-13 | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.1
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35 Metascore

A teenager with teleportation abilities suddenly finds himself in the middle of an ancient war between those like him and their sworn annihilators.

Writers: David S. Goyer, Jim Uhls, Simon Kinberg, Steven Gould | Director: Doug Liman | Stars: Hayden Christensen, Samuel L. Jackson, Jamie Bell, Rachel Bilson

10. Meet Dave (2008)

PG | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

4.9
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43 Metascore

A crew of miniature aliens operate a spaceship that has a human form. While trying to save their planet, the aliens encounter a new problem, as their ship becomes smitten with an Earth woman.

Writers: Rob Greenberg, Bill Corbett | Director: Brian Robbins | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Elizabeth Banks, Gabrielle Union, Scott Caan

11. Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (2007)

R | 94 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

4.7
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29 Metascore

Warring alien and predator races descend on a small town, where unsuspecting residents must band together for any chance of survival.

Writers: Shane Salerno, Dan O'Bannon, Ronald Shusett, Jim Thomas, John Thomas | Directors: Colin Strause, Greg Strause | Stars: Reiko Aylesworth, Steven Pasquale, Shareeka Epps, John Ortiz

12. Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007)

PG | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.6
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45 Metascore

The Fantastic Four learn that they aren't the only super-powered beings in the universe when they square off against the powerful Silver Surfer and the planet-eating Galactus.

Writers: Don Payne, Mark Frost, John Turman, Stan Lee, Jack Kirby | Director: Tim Story | Stars: Ioan Gruffudd, Jessica Alba, Chris Evans, Michael Chiklis

13. The Invasion (I) (2007)

PG-13 | 99 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.9
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45 Metascore

As a Washington psychiatrist unearths the origin of an alien epidemic, she also discovers her son might be the only way it can be stopped.

Writers: David Kajganich, Jack Finney | Directors: Oliver Hirschbiegel, James McTeigue | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Daniel Craig, Jeremy Northam, Jackson Bond

14. 300 (2006)

R | 117 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

7.7
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52 Metascore

King Leonidas of Sparta and a force of 300 men fight the Persians at Thermopylae in 480 B.C.

Writers: Zack Snyder, Kurt Johnstad, Michael Gordon, Frank Miller, Lynn Varley | Director: Zack Snyder | Stars: Gerard Butler, Lena Headey, David Wenham, Dominic West

15. X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)

PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.8
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58 Metascore

When a cure is found to treat mutations, lines are drawn amongst the X-Men, led by Professor Charles Xavier, and the Brotherhood, a band of powerful mutants organized under Xavier's former ally, Magneto.

Writers: Simon Kinberg, Zak Penn | Director: Brett Ratner | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Famke Janssen

16. Littleman (2006)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Crime

4.3
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26 Metascore

A wannabe dad mistakes a vertically challenged criminal on the lam as his newly adopted son.

Writers: Keenen Ivory Wayans, Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans | Director: Keenen Ivory Wayans | Stars: Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Kerry Washington, John Witherspoon

17. Flightplan (2005)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.2
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53 Metascore

A bereaved woman and her daughter are flying home from Berlin to America. At 30,000 feet, the child vanishes, and nobody will admit she was ever on the plane.

Writers: Peter A. Dowling, Billy Ray | Director: Robert Schwentke | Stars: Jodie Foster, Peter Sarsgaard, Sean Bean, Kate Beahan

18. Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.8
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48 Metascore

The Angels investigate a series of murders which occur after the theft of a witness protection profile database.

Writers: Ivan Goff, Ben Roberts, John August, Cormac Wibberley, Marianne Wibberley | Director: McG | Stars: Drew Barrymore, Lucy Liu, Cameron Diaz, Bernie Mac

19. Paycheck (2003)

PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.3
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43 Metascore

What seemed like a breezy idea for an engineer to net him millions of dollars, leaves him on the run for his life and piecing together why he's being chased.

Writers: Philip K. Dick, Dean Georgaris | Director: John Woo | Stars: Ben Affleck, Aaron Eckhart, Uma Thurman, Michael C. Hall

20. Seabiscuit (2003)

PG-13 | 140 min | Drama, History, Sport

7.3
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72 Metascore

True story of the undersized Depression-era racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the team behind it but also those of their nation.

Writers: Laura Hillenbrand, Gary Ross | Director: Gary Ross | Stars: Tobey Maguire, Jeff Bridges, Elizabeth Banks, Chris Cooper

21. Spider-Man (2002)

PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.3
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73 Metascore

When bitten by a genetically modified spider, a nerdy, shy, and awkward high school student gains spider-like abilities that he eventually must use to fight evil as a superhero after tragedy befalls his family.

Writers: Stan Lee, Steve Ditko, David Koepp | Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Willem Dafoe, James Franco

22. Equilibrium (2002)

R | 107 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.5
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33 Metascore

In a Fascist future where all forms of feeling are illegal, a man in charge of enforcing the law rises to overthrow the system.

Writer: Kurt Wimmer | Director: Kurt Wimmer | Stars: Christian Bale, Sean Bean, Emily Watson, Taye Diggs

23. Two Weeks Notice (2002)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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42 Metascore

A lawyer decides that she's used too much like a nanny by her boss, so she walks out on him.

Writer: Marc Lawrence | Director: Marc Lawrence | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Hugh Grant, Alicia Witt, Dana Ivey

24. Trapped (I) (2002)

R | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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42 Metascore

When their daughter is kidnapped by experienced nappers, the Jennings' turn the tables on this seemingly foolproof plan.

Writer: Greg Iles | Director: Luis Mandoki | Stars: Kevin Bacon, Charlize Theron, Courtney Love, Stuart Townsend

25. The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys (2002)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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69 Metascore

A group of Catholic school friends, after being caught drawing an obscene comic book, plan a heist that will outdo their previous prank and make them local legends.

Writers: Chris Fuhrman, Jeff Stockwell, Michael Petroni | Director: Peter Care | Stars: Kieran Culkin, Jena Malone, Emile Hirsch, Vincent D'Onofrio

26. A Time for Dancing (2002)

PG-13 | 100 min | Drama, Music

6.1
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Their love of dance, and their friendship, is challenged for two high school girls when one is diagnosed with cancer.

Writers: Davida Wills Hurwin, Kara Lindstrom | Director: Peter Gilbert | Stars: Larisa Oleynik, Shiri Appleby, Peter Coyote, Patricia Kalember

27. Wesland (2002)

7 min | Short

7.8
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Writer: Ari Eisner | Director: Ari Eisner | Stars: Timmy Fitzpatrick, Nick Nordella, Michael Spenelli

28. Get Over It (2001)

PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy, Romance

5.8
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52 Metascore

When Berke Landers, a popular high school basketball star, gets dumped by his life-long girlfriend, Allison, he soon begins to lose it. But with the help of his best friend Felix's sister ... See full summary »

Writer: R. Lee Fleming Jr. | Director: Tommy O'Haver | Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Ben Foster, Melissa Sagemiller, Sisqó

29. The One (2001)

PG-13 | 87 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.9
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25 Metascore

A sheriff's deputy fights an alternate universe version of himself who grows stronger with each alternate self he kills.

Writers: Glen Morgan, James Wong | Director: James Wong | Stars: Jet Li, Carla Gugino, Delroy Lindo, Jason Statham

30. Love & Sex (2000)

R | 82 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama

6.3
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44 Metascore

When her rather explicit copy is rejected, magazine journalist Kate is asked by her editor to come up with an article on loving relationships instead, and to do so by the end of the day. ... See full summary »

Writer: Valerie Breiman | Director: Valerie Breiman | Stars: Famke Janssen, Jon Favreau, Noah Emmerich, Ann Magnuson

31. Chris Rock: Bigger & Blacker (1999 TV Special)

65 min | Comedy, Documentary

8.0
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Chris Rock brings his critically acclaimed brand of social commentary-themed humor to this 1999 standup comedy presentation from HBO. Also released as an album, Chris Rock: Bigger & Blacker... See full summary »

Writer: Chris Rock | Director: Keith Truesdell | Stars: Chris Rock, Slick Rick, Doug E. Fresh, Monteria Ivey

32. Strange Justice (1999 TV Movie)

R | 95 min | Drama

6.0
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Fact-based story about the sexual harassment suit filed by Anita Hill during the appointment trials of Clarence Thomas for the Supreme Court during the George Bush presidential ... See full summary »

Writers: Jane Mayer, Jill Abramson, Jacob Epstein | Director: Ernest R. Dickerson | Stars: Delroy Lindo, Mandy Patinkin, Regina Taylor, Paul Winfield

33. Armageddon (1998)

PG-13 | 151 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.6
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42 Metascore

After discovering that an asteroid the size of Texas is going to impact Earth in less than a month, N.A.S.A. recruits a misfit team of deep core drillers to save the planet.

Writers: Jonathan Hensleigh, J.J. Abrams, Tony Gilroy, Shane Salerno, Robert Roy Pool | Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Bruce Willis, Billy Bob Thornton, Ben Affleck, Liv Tyler

34. Six Days Seven Nights (1998)

PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.7
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51 Metascore

Robin Monroe, a New York magazine editor, and the gruff pilot Quinn Harris must put aside their mutual dislike if they are to survive after crash landing on a deserted South Seas island.

Writer: Michael Browning | Director: Ivan Reitman | Stars: Harrison Ford, Anne Heche, David Schwimmer, Jacqueline Obradors

35. Blade (1998)

R | 120 min | Action, Horror

7.1
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45 Metascore

A half-vampire, half-mortal man becomes a protector of the mortal race, while slaying evil vampires.

Writer: David S. Goyer | Director: Stephen Norrington | Stars: Wesley Snipes, Stephen Dorff, Kris Kristofferson, N'Bushe Wright