dianejwright's Ratings

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1. Dare (2009)

R | 1 hr 32 min | Drama, Romance

Rated on 15 Apr 2010

A drama centered around three high school seniors - an aspiring actress, her misfit best friend, and a loner - who become engaged in an intimate and complicated relationship.

Director: Adam Salky | Stars: Emmy Rossum, Zach Gilford, Ashley Springer, Cady Huffman

Votes: 3,927

2. How to Train Your Dragon (2010)

PG | 1 hr 38 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Rated on 31 Mar 2010

A hapless young Viking who aspires to hunt dragons becomes the unlikely friend of a young dragon himself, and learns there may be more to the creatures than he assumed.

Directors: Dean DeBlois, Chris Sanders | Stars: Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Craig Ferguson

Votes: 618,209

3. Dogtooth (2009)

Not Rated | 1 hr 37 min | Drama, Thriller

Rated on 13 Apr 2011

Three teenagers live isolated, without leaving their house, because their over-protective parents say they can only leave when their dogtooth falls out.

Director: Yorgos Lanthimos | Stars: Christos Stergioglou, Michele Valley, Angeliki Papoulia, Hristos Passalis

Votes: 70,261

4. Blue Jasmine (2013)

PG-13 | 1 hr 38 min | Drama

Rated on 09 Sep 2013

A New York socialite, deeply troubled and in denial, arrives in San Francisco to impose upon her sister. She looks a million, but isn't bringing money, peace, or love...

Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Cate Blanchett, Alec Baldwin, Peter Sarsgaard, Sally Hawkins

Votes: 180,816

5. Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011)

PG-13 | 1 hr 58 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Rated on 12 Sep 2011

A middle-aged husband's life changes dramatically when his wife asks him for a divorce. He seeks to rediscover his manhood with the help of a newfound friend, Jacob, learning to pick up girls at bars.

Directors: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa | Stars: Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Julianne Moore, Emma Stone

Votes: 440,378

6. Breaking and Entering (2006)

R | 2 hr | Crime, Drama, Romance

Rated on 17 Jul 2007

A landscape architect's dealings with a young thief cause him to re-evaluate his life.

Director: Anthony Minghella | Stars: Jude Law, Robin Wright, Vera Farmiga, Martin Freeman

Votes: 21,334

7. In the Loop (2009)

Not Rated | 1 hr 46 min | Comedy

Rated on 20 Feb 2010

A political satire about a group of skeptical American and British operatives attempting to prevent a war between two countries.

Director: Armando Iannucci | Stars: Tom Hollander, Peter Capaldi, James Gandolfini, Harry Hadden-Paton

Votes: 51,453

8. Charlie Bartlett (2007)

R | 1 hr 37 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Rated on 25 Jun 2008

A rich kid becomes the self-appointed psychiatrist to the student body of his new high school.

Director: Jon Poll | Stars: Anton Yelchin, Robert Downey Jr., Hope Davis, Kat Dennings

Votes: 60,954

9. Far North (2007)

R | 1 hr 29 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

Rated on 18 Jun 2010

A soldier's unexpected arrival affects two women's simple existence.

Director: Asif Kapadia | Stars: Michelle Yeoh, Michelle Krusiec, Sean Bean, Gary Pillai

Votes: 2,667

10. The Lookout (2007)

R | 1 hr 39 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Rated on 13 Nov 2007

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: 54,963

11. The Reader (2008)

R | 2 hr 4 min | Drama, Romance

Rated on 04 Jan 2010

Post-WWII Germany: Nearly a decade after his affair with an older woman came to a mysterious end, law student Michael Berg re-encounters his former lover as she defends herself in a war-crime trial.

Director: Stephen Daldry | Stars: Kate Winslet, Ralph Fiennes, Bruno Ganz, Jeanette Hain

Votes: 219,226

12. In Her Shoes (2005)

PG-13 | 2 hr 10 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Rated on 03 Feb 2008

Strait-laced Rose breaks off relations with her party girl sister, Maggie, over an indiscretion involving Rose's boyfriend. The chilly atmosphere is broken with the arrival of Ella, the grandmother neither sister knew existed.

Director: Curtis Hanson | Stars: Toni Collette, Cameron Diaz, Shirley MacLaine, Anson Mount

Votes: 56,972

13. Catch and Release (II) (2006)

PG-13 | 2 hr 4 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Rated on 18 May 2007

A woman struggles to accept the death of her fiancé and the secrets he kept from her as she rebuilds her life.

Director: Susannah Grant | Stars: Jennifer Garner, Timothy Olyphant, Kevin Smith, Sam Jaeger

Votes: 22,354

14. Synecdoche, New York (2008)

R | 2 hr 4 min | Comedy, Drama

Rated on 29 Dec 2008

A theatre director struggles with his work, and the women in his life, as he creates a life-size replica of New York City inside a warehouse as part of his new play.

Director: Charlie Kaufman | Stars: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Samantha Morton, Michelle Williams, Catherine Keener

Votes: 73,329

15. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)

PG-13 | 2 hr 46 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

Rated on 29 Dec 2008

Tells the story of Benjamin Button, a man who starts aging backwards with bizarre consequences.

Director: David Fincher | Stars: Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Tilda Swinton, Julia Ormond

Votes: 544,856

16. Dan in Real Life (I) (2007)

PG-13 | 1 hr 38 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Rated on 04 Jan 2010

A widower finds out the woman he fell in love with is his brother's girlfriend.

Director: Peter Hedges | Stars: Steve Carell, Juliette Binoche, Dane Cook, Alison Pill

Votes: 94,209

17. Hot Tub Time Machine (2010)

R | 1 hr 41 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

Rated on 08 Jul 2010

A malfunctioning time machine at a ski resort takes a man back to 1986 with his two friends and nephew, where they must relive a fateful night and not change anything to make sure the nephew is born.

Director: Steve Pink | Stars: John Cusack, Rob Corddry, Craig Robinson, Clark Duke

Votes: 155,015

18. Out of Sight (1998)

R | 2 hr 3 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

Rated on 14 Nov 2007

A career bank robber breaks out of jail, and shares a moment of mutual attraction with a U.S. Marshal he has kidnapped.

Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: George Clooney, Jennifer Lopez, Ving Rhames, Steve Zahn

Votes: 80,359

19. Closer (I) (2004)

R | 1 hr 44 min | Drama, Romance

Rated on 10 Oct 2008

The relationships of two couples become complicated and deceitful when the man from one couple meets the woman of the other.

Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Natalie Portman, Jude Law, Clive Owen, Julia Roberts

Votes: 191,892

20. Mr. Nobody (2009)

R | 2 hr 21 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

Rated on 30 May 2014

A boy stands on a station platform as a train is about to leave. Should he go with his mother or stay with his father? Infinite possibilities arise from this decision. As long as he doesn't choose, anything is possible.

Director: Jaco Van Dormael | Stars: Jared Leto, Sarah Polley, Diane Kruger, Linh Dan Pham

Votes: 199,577

21. Anomalisa (2015)

R | 1 hr 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

Rated on 30 Jan 2016

A man crippled by the mundanity of his life experiences something out of the ordinary.

Directors: Duke Johnson, Charlie Kaufman | Stars: David Thewlis, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tom Noonan

Votes: 58,814

22. Frank (II) (2014)

R | 1 hr 35 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

Rated on 12 Feb 2015

Jon, a young wanna-be musician, discovers he's bitten off more than he can chew when he joins an eccentric pop band led by the mysterious and enigmatic Frank.

Director: Lenny Abrahamson | Stars: Michael Fassbender, Domhnall Gleeson, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Moira Brooker

Votes: 70,673

23. Stranger Things (2016– )

TV-14 | 51 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

Rated on 13 Aug 2016

When a young boy disappears, his mother, a police chief, and his friends must confront terrifying supernatural forces in order to get him back.

Stars: Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard, Winona Ryder, David Harbour

Votes: 650,334

24. Rear Window (1954)

PG | 1 hr 52 min | Mystery, Thriller

Rated on 24 Dec 2012

A wheelchair-bound photographer spies on his neighbors from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter

Votes: 404,809

25. Tomboy (2011)

Not Rated | 1 hr 22 min | Drama

Rated on 16 Feb 2013

A family moves into a new neighborhood, and a 10-year-old named Laure deliberately presents as a boy named Mikhael to the neighborhood children.

Director: Céline Sciamma | Stars: Zoé Héran, Malonn Lévana, Jeanne Disson, Sophie Cattani

Votes: 15,614

26. Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)

PG-13 | 1 hr 52 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

Rated on 14 Jun 2016

Scott Pilgrim must defeat his new girlfriend's seven evil exes in order to win her heart.

Director: Edgar Wright | Stars: Michael Cera, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Kieran Culkin, Anna Kendrick

Votes: 343,331

27. Children of Men (2006)

R | 1 hr 49 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Rated on 07 Feb 2007

In 2027, in a chaotic world in which women have become somehow infertile, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea.

Director: Alfonso Cuarón | Stars: Julianne Moore, Clive Owen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Caine

Votes: 433,001

28. The Triplets of Belleville (2003)

PG-13 | 1 hr 18 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

Rated on 24 Dec 2012

When her grandson is kidnapped during the Tour de France, Madame Souza and her beloved pooch Bruno team up with the Belleville Sisters--an aged song-and-dance team from the days of Fred Astaire--to rescue him.

Director: Sylvain Chomet | Stars: Michèle Caucheteux, Jean-Claude Donda, Michel Robin, Monica Viegas

Votes: 48,103

29. Cold Souls (2009)

PG-13 | 1 hr 41 min | Comedy, Drama

Rated on 18 Jul 2010

Paul is an actor who feels bogged down by his participation in a production of Chekov's play, Vanya.

Director: Sophie Barthes | Stars: Paul Giamatti, Emily Watson, Dina Korzun, Armand Schultz

Votes: 9,290

30. Goon (2011)

R | 1 hr 32 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

Rated on 14 Oct 2012

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.

Director: Michael Dowse | Stars: Seann William Scott, Jay Baruchel, Alison Pill, Eugene Levy

Votes: 80,223

31. Julie & Julia (2009)

PG-13 | 1 hr 58 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

Rated on 04 Jan 2010

Julia Child's story of her start in the cooking profession is intertwined with blogger Julie Powell's 2002 challenge to cook all the recipes in Child's first book.

Director: Nora Ephron | Stars: Amy Adams, Meryl Streep, Chris Messina, Stanley Tucci

Votes: 97,613

32. Hairspray (2007)

PG | 1 hr 57 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

Rated on 10 Oct 2008

Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show.

Director: Adam Shankman | Stars: John Travolta, Queen Latifah, Nikki Blonsky, Michelle Pfeiffer

Votes: 113,923

33. Monsters, Inc. (2001)

G | 1 hr 32 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Rated on 04 Jan 2010

In order to power the city, monsters have to scare children so that they scream. However, the children are toxic to the monsters, and after a child gets through, 2 monsters realize things may not be what they think.

Directors: Pete Docter, David Silverman, Lee Unkrich | Stars: Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Mary Gibbs, Steve Buscemi

Votes: 749,859

34. The Extra Man (2010)

R | 1 hr 48 min | Comedy

Rated on 30 Aug 2012

A man who escorts wealthy widows in New York's Upper East Side takes a young aspiring playwright under his wing.

Directors: Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini | Stars: Kevin Kline, Paul Dano, Katie Holmes, Marian Seldes

Votes: 4,601

35. Idiocracy (2006)

R | 1 hr 24 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

Rated on 04 Jan 2010

Private Joe Bauers, the definition of "average American", is selected by the Pentagon to be the guinea pig for a top-secret hibernation program. Forgotten, he awakes five centuries in the future. He discovers a society so incredibly dumbed down that he's easily the most intelligent person alive.

Director: Mike Judge | Stars: Luke Wilson, Maya Rudolph, Dax Shepard, Terry Crews

Votes: 133,679

36. Whip It (2009)

PG-13 | 1 hr 51 min | Drama, Sport

Rated on 04 Jan 2010

In Bodeen, Texas, an indie-rock loving misfit finds a way of dealing with her small-town misery after she discovers a roller derby league in nearby Austin.

Director: Drew Barrymore | Stars: Ellen Page, Drew Barrymore, Kristen Wiig, Sarah Habel

Votes: 61,494

37. Rocket Science (2007)

R | 1 hr 41 min | Comedy, Drama

Rated on 14 Oct 2008

Looking for answers to life's big questions, a stuttering boy joins his high school debate team.

Director: Jeffrey Blitz | Stars: Reece Thompson, Anna Kendrick, Nicholas D'Agosto, Utkarsh Ambudkar

Votes: 12,598

38. The Last Word (2017)

R | 1 hr 48 min | Comedy, Drama

Rated on 15 Jan 2018

Harriet is a retired businesswoman who tries to control everything around her. When she decides to write her own obituary, a young journalist takes up the task of finding out the truth resulting in a life-altering friendship.

Director: Mark Pellington | Stars: Shirley MacLaine, Amanda Seyfried, AnnJewel Lee Dixon, Thomas Sadoski

Votes: 6,477

39. Little Miss Sunshine (2006)

R | 1 hr 41 min | Comedy, Drama

Rated on 24 Dec 2012

A family determined to get their young daughter into the finals of a beauty pageant take a cross-country trip in their VW bus.

Directors: Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris | Stars: Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Greg Kinnear, Abigail Breslin

Votes: 412,986

40. The Raven (I) (2012)

R | 1 hr 50 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Rated on 20 Sep 2014

When a madman begins committing horrific murders inspired by Edgar Allan Poe's works, a young Baltimore detective joins forces with Poe to stop him from making his stories a reality.

Director: James McTeigue | Stars: John Cusack, Alice Eve, Luke Evans, Brendan Gleeson

Votes: 79,883

41. Hairspray (1988)

PG | 1 hr 32 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

Rated on 10 Oct 2008

A 'pleasantly plump' teenager teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show.

Director: John Waters | Stars: Sonny Bono, Ruth Brown, Divine, Debbie Harry

Votes: 18,668

42. Avatar (2009)

PG-13 | 2 hr 42 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Rated on 04 Jan 2010

A paraplegic Marine dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission becomes torn between following his orders and protecting the world he feels is his home.

Director: James Cameron | Stars: Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez

Votes: 1,055,360

43. Shortbus (2006)

Not Rated | 1 hr 41 min | Drama, Romance

Rated on 04 Jan 2010

A group of New Yorkers caught up in their romantic-sexual milieu converge at an underground salon infamous for its blend of art, music, politics, and carnality.

Director: John Cameron Mitchell | Stars: Sook-Yin Lee, Peter Stickles, PJ DeBoy, Paul Dawson

Votes: 30,595

44. Sleeping Beauty (2011)

Not Rated | 1 hr 41 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

Rated on 27 Apr 2012

A haunting portrait of Lucy, a young university student drawn into a mysterious hidden world of unspoken desires.

Director: Julia Leigh | Stars: Emily Browning, Rachael Blake, Ewen Leslie, Bridgette Barrett

Votes: 29,493

45. The Rage in Placid Lake (2003)

Not Rated | 1 hr 29 min | Comedy

Rated on 27 Jul 2007

An exuberant, sharply satirical comedy about two parentally neglected teenagers who find the courage to believe in themselves

Director: Tony McNamara | Stars: Jordan Brooking, Ben Lee, Rose Byrne, Miranda Richardson

Votes: 2,696

46. The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005)

R | 1 hr 56 min | Comedy, Romance

Rated on 04 Jan 2010

Goaded by his buddies, a nerdy guy who's never "done the deed" only finds the pressure mounting when he meets a single mother.

Director: Judd Apatow | Stars: Steve Carell, Catherine Keener, Paul Rudd, Romany Malco

Votes: 368,475

47. The Colony (I) (2013)

Not Rated | 1 hr 35 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

Rated on 01 May 2013

Forced underground by the next ice age, a struggling outpost of survivors must fight to preserve humanity against a threat even more savage than nature.

Director: Jeff Renfroe | Stars: Kevin Zegers, Laurence Fishburne, Bill Paxton, Charlotte Sullivan

Votes: 41,056

48. The Fountain (2006)

PG-13 | 1 hr 36 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

Rated on 16 Jul 2007

As a modern-day scientist, Tommy is struggling with mortality, desperately searching for the medical breakthrough that will save the life of his cancer-stricken wife, Izzi.

Director: Darren Aronofsky | Stars: Hugh Jackman, Rachel Weisz, Sean Patrick Thomas, Ellen Burstyn

Votes: 217,635

49. Iron Man (2008)

PG-13 | 2 hr 6 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Rated on 04 Jan 2010

After being held captive in an Afghan cave, billionaire engineer Tony Stark creates a unique weaponized suit of armor to fight evil.

Director: Jon Favreau | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Terrence Howard, Jeff Bridges

Votes: 876,953

50. Amélie (2001)

R | 2 hr 2 min | Comedy, Romance

Rated on 24 Dec 2012

Amélie is an innocent and naive girl in Paris with her own sense of justice. She decides to help those around her and, along the way, discovers love.

Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet | Stars: Audrey Tautou, Mathieu Kassovitz, Rufus, Lorella Cravotta

Votes: 658,534