movies i really want to see!!

by grf2300 | created - 02 Jan 2012 | updated - 29 Dec 2012 | Public

please leave comments! i love to hear from u and please tell me if the movies i listed are great or if any of them will waste a good hour of my life :D enjoy! no order!

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1. Dead Man's Shoes (2004)

Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

52 Metascore

A disaffected soldier returns to his hometown to get even with the thugs who brutalized his mentally-challenged brother years ago.

Director: Shane Meadows | Stars: Paddy Considine, Gary Stretch, Toby Kebbell, Stuart Wolfenden

Votes: 44,817 | Gross: $0.01M

2. Blitz (2011)

R | 97 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

A tough cop is dispatched to take down a serial killer who has been targeting police officers.

Director: Elliott Lester | Stars: Jason Statham, Paddy Considine, Aidan Gillen, Zawe Ashton

Votes: 75,394

3. Copper Mountain (1983 TV Movie)

60 min | Comedy, Music

Two friends travel to a ski resort, with one looking to hit the slopes, while the other spends time trying to pick up women.

Director: David Mitchell | Stars: Jim Carrey, Alan Thicke, Dick Gautier, Ziggy Lorenc

Votes: 1,945

4. Spanglish (2004)

PG-13 | 131 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

48 Metascore

A woman and her daughter emigrate from Mexico for a better life in America, where they start working for a family where the patriarch is a newly celebrated chef with an insecure wife.

Director: James L. Brooks | Stars: Adam Sandler, Téa Leoni, Paz Vega, Cloris Leachman

Votes: 72,259 | Gross: $42.04M

5. How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (2008)

R | 110 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

35 Metascore

A British writer struggles to fit in at a high-profile magazine in New York City.

Director: Robert B. Weide | Stars: Simon Pegg, Kirsten Dunst, Megan Fox, Kelan Pannell

Votes: 64,799 | Gross: $2.78M

6. The Da Vinci Code (2006)

PG-13 | 149 min | Mystery, Thriller

46 Metascore

A murder inside the Louvre, and clues in Da Vinci paintings, lead to the discovery of a religious mystery protected by a secret society for two thousand years, which could shake the foundations of Christianity.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Tom Hanks, Audrey Tautou, Jean Reno, Ian McKellen

Votes: 361,016 | Gross: $217.54M

7. Up in the Air (I) (2009)

R | 109 min | Drama, Romance

83 Metascore

Ryan Bingham enjoys living out of a suitcase for his job, travelling around the country firing people, but finds that lifestyle threatened by the presence of a potential love interest, and a new hire.

Director: Jason Reitman | Stars: George Clooney, Vera Farmiga, Anna Kendrick, Jason Bateman

Votes: 294,702 | Gross: $83.82M

8. Going Overboard (1989)

R | 99 min | Comedy

A struggling young comedian takes a menial job on a cruise ship where he hopes for his big chance to make it in the world of cruise ship comedy.

Director: Valerie Breiman | Stars: Adam Sandler, Billy Bob Thornton, Billy Zane, Burt Young

Votes: 11,422

9. The Limits of Control (2009)

R | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

41 Metascore

The story of a mysterious loner, a stranger in the process of completing a criminal job.

Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Isaach De Bankolé, Alex Descas, Jean-François Stévenin, Óscar Jaenada

Votes: 17,719 | Gross: $0.43M

10. The Rundown (2003)

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

59 Metascore

A tough aspiring chef is hired to bring home a mobster's son from the Amazon but becomes involved in the fight against an oppressive town operator and the search for a legendary treasure.

Director: Peter Berg | Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Seann William Scott, Christopher Walken, Rosario Dawson

Votes: 92,232 | Gross: $47.73M

11. Cujo (1983)

R | 93 min | Horror, Thriller

57 Metascore

Cujo, a friendly St. Bernard, contracts rabies and conducts a reign of terror on a small American town.

Director: Lewis Teague | Stars: Dee Wallace, Daniel Hugh Kelly, Danny Pintauro, Christopher Stone

Votes: 32,812 | Gross: $21.20M

12. Heart Condition (1990)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

A racist cop receives a heart transplant from a black lawyer he hates, who returns as a ghost to ask the cop to help take down the men who murdered him.

Director: James D. Parriott | Stars: Bob Hoskins, Denzel Washington, Chloe Webb, Roger E. Mosley

Votes: 2,833 | Gross: $4.13M

13. Swamp Shark (2011 TV Movie)

R | 85 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

An animal smuggling deal goes wrong, resulting in a large shark escaping into the swampy backwoods river.

Director: Griff Furst | Stars: Christopher Berry, Wade Boggs, Marcus Lyle Brown, Jason Rogel

Votes: 2,485

14. The Whole Nine Yards (2000)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Crime

47 Metascore

A struggling dentist's life is turned upside down when a famous gangster moves in next door, and his wife convinces him to inform a notorious mob boss about the gangster's whereabouts.

Director: Jonathan Lynn | Stars: Bruce Willis, Matthew Perry, Rosanna Arquette, Michael Clarke Duncan

Votes: 100,002 | Gross: $57.26M

15. The Whole Ten Yards (2004)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

24 Metascore

Jimmy the Tulip's (Willis) quiet new life is shaken up by his old pal Oz (Perry), whose wife (Henstridge) has been kidnapped by a Hungarian mob. The Tulip and his wife Jill (Peet) spring into action.

Director: Howard Deutch | Stars: Bruce Willis, Matthew Perry, Natasha Henstridge, Amanda Peet

Votes: 50,095 | Gross: $16.32M

16. Deadly Relations (1993 TV Movie)

91 min | Crime, Thriller, Drama

Throughout the 1970's, a man with a military sense of control over his family lets his daughters know what he thinks of the lifestyles they're choosing - but how far will he go?

Director: Bill Condon | Stars: Robert Urich, Shelley Fabares, Gwyneth Paltrow, Tony Higgins

Votes: 330

17. Gigli (2003)

R | 121 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

18 Metascore

Larry Gigli is assigned by a crime boss to kidnap the brother of a prominent district attorney. A beautiful woman known only as Ricki is sent to stay with him to make sure he doesn't mess up the job.

Director: Martin Brest | Stars: Ben Affleck, Jennifer Lopez, Justin Bartha, Terry Camilleri

Votes: 43,901 | Gross: $6.07M

18. The Lookout (2007)

R | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

73 Metascore

Chris is a once promising high school athlete whose life is turned upside down following a tragic accident. As he tries to maintain a normal life, he takes a job as a janitor at a bank, where he ultimately finds himself caught up in a planned heist.

Director: Scott Frank | Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jeff Daniels, Matthew Goode, Isla Fisher

Votes: 54,142 | Gross: $4.60M

19. The Mesmerist (2002)

Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Mystery

"The Mesmerist" is a twisted black comedy about a doctor who convinces a dying man's family to allow him to put the man in a trance and what happens when he descends into the after-world

Director: Gil Cates Jr. | Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Jessica Capshaw, Howard Hesseman, Jason Carter

Votes: 211

20. Beastly (2011)

PG-13 | 86 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

40 Metascore

A modern-day take on the "Beauty and the Beast" tale where a New York teen is transformed into a hideous monster in order to find true love.

Director: Daniel Barnz | Stars: Alex Pettyfer, Vanessa Hudgens, Mary-Kate Olsen, Justin Bradley

Votes: 70,951 | Gross: $27.87M

21. The Haunting (1999)

PG-13 | 113 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

42 Metascore

When Eleanor, Theo, and Luke decide to take part in a sleep study at a huge mansion they get more than they bargained for when Dr. Marrow tells them of the house's ghostly past.

Director: Jan de Bont | Stars: Liam Neeson, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Owen Wilson, Lili Taylor

Votes: 64,699 | Gross: $91.41M

22. Stop-Loss (2008)

R | 112 min | Drama, War

61 Metascore

A veteran soldier returns from his completed tour of duty in Iraq, only to find his life turned upside down when he is arbitrarily ordered to return to field duty by the Army.

Director: Kimberly Peirce | Stars: Ryan Phillippe, Abbie Cornish, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Rob Brown

Votes: 18,791 | Gross: $10.91M

23. Barracuda (1978)

PG | 98 min | Horror, Thriller

Little coastal town is being terrorized by deadly Barracudas.

Directors: Harry Kerwin, Wayne Crawford | Stars: Wayne Crawford, Jason Evers, Roberta Leighton, Cliff Emmich

Votes: 849

24. Four Brothers (2005)

R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Drama

49 Metascore

When their adopted mother is gunned down in a store robbery the 'four brothers' investigated the murder for themselves & look for the killers but not all is what it seems.

Director: John Singleton | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Tyrese Gibson, André Benjamin, Garrett Hedlund

Votes: 122,038 | Gross: $74.49M

25. Casino Royale (2006)

PG-13 | 144 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

80 Metascore

Armed with a license to kill, Secret Agent James Bond sets out on his first mission as 007, and must defeat a private banker to terrorists in a high stakes game of poker at Casino Royale, Montenegro, but things are not what they seem.

Director: Martin Campbell | Stars: Daniel Craig, Eva Green, Judi Dench, Jeffrey Wright

Votes: 524,897 | Gross: $167.45M

26. World Trade Center (2006)

PG-13 | 129 min | Drama, History, Thriller

66 Metascore

Two Port Authority police officers become trapped under the rubble of the World Trade Center.

Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Michael Peña, Maria Bello, Maggie Gyllenhaal

Votes: 72,924 | Gross: $70.28M

27. Munich (2005)

R | 164 min | Drama, History, Thriller

74 Metascore

Based on the true story of the Black September aftermath, about the five men chosen to eliminate the ones responsible for that fateful day.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Eric Bana, Daniel Craig, Marie-Josée Croze, Ciarán Hinds

Votes: 194,305 | Gross: $47.40M

28. The Road to Wellville (1994)

R | 118 min | Comedy, Drama

A story about the ins and outs of one unusual health facility in the early twentieth century, run by the eccentric Dr. Kellogg.

Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Bridget Fonda, Matthew Broderick, John Cusack

Votes: 10,545 | Gross: $6.51M

29. Factory Girl (2006)

R | 90 min | Biography, Drama

45 Metascore

Based on the rise and fall of socialite Edie Sedgwick, concentrating on her relationships with Andy Warhol and a folk singer.

Director: George Hickenlooper | Stars: Sienna Miller, Guy Pearce, Hayden Christensen, Jimmy Fallon

Votes: 19,782 | Gross: $1.66M

30. The $cheme (2003)

R | 91 min | Comedy

Greed, lust and blackmail fuel the escapades of three down-and-out friends.

Director: Marcus Gautesen | Stars: Nathan Anderson, Brian Hooks, Andie Falconi, Bruce Weitz

Votes: 241

31. Puncture (2011)

R | 100 min | Biography, Drama

54 Metascore

A David and Goliath law drama about a drug-addicted lawyer who takes on a health supply corporation while battling his own personal demons.

Directors: Adam Kassen, Mark Kassen | Stars: Chris Evans, Mark Kassen, Vinessa Shaw, Marshall Bell

Votes: 20,987 | Gross: $0.07M

32. Novocaine (2001)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

45 Metascore

A dentist finds himself a murder suspect after a sexy patient seduces him & steals all of the drugs from his practice.

Director: David Atkins | Stars: Steve Martin, Helena Bonham Carter, Chelcie Ross, Laura Dern

Votes: 10,138 | Gross: $2.04M

33. Wonderful World (2009)

R | 89 min | Drama, Romance

48 Metascore

Ben Singer has his cynical worldview darkened by his roommate Ibu's sudden medical situation, though the arrival of Ibu's sister, Khadi, might remedy both men's ills.

Director: Joshua Goldin | Stars: Matthew Broderick, Sanaa Lathan, Michael Kenneth Williams, Philip Baker Hall

Votes: 2,250 | Gross: $0.01M

34. Love Stinks (1999)

R | 94 min | Comedy

23 Metascore

Seth Winnick has it all: a successful career in television, good friends, and a passionate relationship with beautiful Chelsea. However, when he fails to make a timely marriage proposal, Chelsea tries to make his life hell.

Director: Jeff Franklin | Stars: French Stewart, Bridgette Wilson-Sampras, Bill Bellamy, Tyra Banks

Votes: 4,614 | Gross: $2.80M

35. Saved! (2004)

PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Drama

62 Metascore

When a girl attending a Christian high school becomes pregnant, she finds herself ostracized and demonized, as all of her former friends turn on her.

Director: Brian Dannelly | Stars: Jena Malone, Mandy Moore, Macaulay Culkin, Patrick Fugit

Votes: 42,498 | Gross: $8.94M

36. Witness (1985)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

76 Metascore

A young Amish boy is sole witness to a murder; policeman John Book goes into hiding in Amish country to protect him until the trial.

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Harrison Ford, Kelly McGillis, Lukas Haas, Josef Sommer

Votes: 75,771 | Gross: $68.71M

37. Pandemic (2007 TV Movie)

169 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

The bird flu virus spreads through Los Angeles as a doctor from the CDC races to find a vaccine.

Director: Armand Mastroianni | Stars: Tiffani Thiessen, French Stewart, Faye Dunaway, Eric Roberts

Votes: 1,101

38. The Number 23 (2007)

R | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

Walter Sparrow becomes obsessed with a novel that he believes was written about him. As his obsession increases, more and more similarities seem to arise.

Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Jim Carrey, Virginia Madsen, Logan Lerman, Danny Huston

Votes: 180,795 | Gross: $35.19M

39. What Lies Beneath (2000)

PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

51 Metascore

The wife of a university research scientist believes that her lakeside Vermont home is haunted by a ghost - or that she is losing her mind.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Harrison Ford, Michelle Pfeiffer, Katharine Towne, Miranda Otto

Votes: 107,760 | Gross: $155.46M

40. The Forsaken (2001)

R | 90 min | Horror, Thriller

35 Metascore

A young man gets embroiled in a war against vampires.

Director: J.S. Cardone | Stars: Kerr Smith, Brendan Fehr, Izabella Miko, Johnathon Schaech

Votes: 7,803 | Gross: $7.29M

41. Marie and Bruce (2004)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

Based on a play by Wallace Shawn, the film is a dark but comical glimpse at one day in the breakdown of a marriage.

Director: Tom Cairns | Stars: Julianne Moore, Matthew Broderick, Bob Balaban, Brian McConnachie

Votes: 1,078

42. Family Business (1989)

R | 110 min | Crime, Drama

Jessie is an aging career criminal who has been in more jails, fights, schemes, and line-ups than just about anyone else. His son Vito, while currently on the straight and narrow, has had a... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Sean Connery, Dustin Hoffman, Matthew Broderick, Rosanna DeSoto

Votes: 10,810 | Gross: $12.20M

43. Valley Girl (1983)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Romance

66 Metascore

Julie, a girl from the valley, meets Randy, a punk from the city. They are from different worlds and find love. Somehow they need to stay together in spite of her trendy, shallow friends.

Director: Martha Coolidge | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Deborah Foreman, Elizabeth Daily, Michael Bowen

Votes: 11,395 | Gross: $16.80M

44. Presumed Innocent (1990)

R | 127 min | Mystery, Thriller

72 Metascore

As a lawyer investigates the murder of a colleague, he finds himself more connected to the crime than anyone else.

Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Harrison Ford, Raul Julia, Greta Scacchi, Brian Dennehy

Votes: 33,413 | Gross: $86.30M

45. Ladyhawke (1985)

PG-13 | 121 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

Philipe Gastone, a thief, escapes from the dungeon at Aquila, sparking a manhunt. He is nearly captured when Captain Navarre befriends him. Navarre has been hunted by the Bishop's men for ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Matthew Broderick, Rutger Hauer, Michelle Pfeiffer, Leo McKern

Votes: 38,319 | Gross: $18.43M

46. Once Bitten (1985)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

A vampire Countess needs to drink the blood of a virgin in order to keep her eternal beauty. It seems that all is hopeless, until she bumps into Mark Kendall.

Director: Howard Storm | Stars: Lauren Hutton, Jim Carrey, Karen Kopins, Cleavon Little

Votes: 11,603 | Gross: $10.00M

47. Broken Arrow (1996)

R | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller