Passepartout (Jackie Chan ), a Chinese thief seeks refuge in the companionship of Phileas Fogg (Steve Coogan), a British inventor who has accepted a challenge to travel around the world in only 80 days. Along the way, Passepartout's martial arts skill gets the two out of many sticky situations as they race to complete their voyage. Directed by Frank Coraci. Categories: Adventure, Comedy, Action, Romance, Based on a Novel. Year: 2004.
Around the World in 80 Days
Nicolas Cage stars as a tough New Orleans cop who develops a painkiller addiction. While investigating the brutal murder of the entire family of a suspected drug dealer, he gets involved with a drug kingpin played by rapper Xzibit.. Eva Mendes, the cop's prostitute girlfriend, stands by him, but he's not exactly ready to settle down. His colleague (Val Kilmer) tries to protect him, but there's not much he can do to help. Directed by Werner Herzog. With Lance E. Nichols, J.D. Evermore, and Shea Whigham. Categories: Crime, Drama. Year: 2009.
Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans
When Joe (Nicolas Cage), a cold-blooded assassin, travels to Bangkok for a series of contract killings, he hires a street punk named Kong (Shahkrit Yamnarm) to run errands, intending to execute him when the job is over. Instead, Joe begins mentoring the young man and falls for Fon (Charlie Yeung), a local shop girl. When the true nature of his latest assignment comes to light, Joe begins to question his isolated existence and must fight for his life when his boss decides it's time to clean house. Directed by Oxide Pang Chun and Danny Pang. With James With and Panward Hemmanee. Categories: Action, Crime, Thriller, Remake. Year: 2008.
District attorney Mark Hunter (Michael Douglas) has been putting the toughest criminals behind bars for years and is much admired. But when a young journalist (Jesse Metcalfe) decides to investigate him, he discovers Hunter is corrupt. To expose this trusted figure, the journalist comes up with a risky scheme in which he poses as a murder suspect. Directed by Peter Hyams. Categories: Drama, Mystery. Year: 2009.
Beyond a Reasonable Doubt
After Oliver Hardy sees Stan Laurel's picture in the paper, he goes to pay a visit to his old pal. Thinking Stan is disabled (it turns out he's just sitting on his leg), Oliver takes pity on his friend and invites him to a nice home-cooked meal. Oliver's wife (Minna Gombell) doesn't take kindly to the idea and leaves the pair to fend for themselves. A blown up kitchen and a misunderstanding with a neighbor's husband (Billy Gilbert) are just two examples of the hilarious trouble Laurel and Hardy can get into without even trying. Directed by John G. Blystone. With Patricia Ellis. Categories: Comedy, Classic. Year: 1938.
Tom (Steve Martin) and Kate Baker (Bonnie Hunt) have been blessed with 12 children. When Kate leaves to promote her new book, Tom is left to look after their large brood. With his new job coaching football at his alma mater, Tom is forced to apply new and interesting parenting techniques. Directed by Shawn Levy. With Piper Perabo, Tom Welling, Hilary Duff and Ashton Kutcher. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Family. Year: 2003.
Cheaper by the Dozen
Immigrants of different nationalities struggle to earn their legal status in Los Angeles. Their plight includes dealing with crossing the border, obtaining fraudulent documents, gaining asylum and the green card process. In addition to the difficulties of entering the US and living in a new countries, the immigrants must also deal with work-site enforcement and the office of counter terrorism. Directed by Wayne Kramer. With Harrison Ford, Sean Penn, Ray Liotta, Ashley Judd, Summer Bishil, Cliff Curtis and Alice Braga. Categories: Drama. Year: 2009.
Dahlia Williams (Jennifer Connelly) is a desperate mother battling for custody of her young daughter, Ceci (Ariel Gade). After running out of money from the legal battle, Dahlia must move into a depressing new apartment. Strange things begin happening in her new home; unexplainable noises and frequent leaks of eerie dark water convince her that something supernatural is happening. Directed by Walter Salles. Starring John C. Reilly, Tim Roth and Dougray Scott. Categories: Drama, Horror, Thriller. Year: 2005.
When the alien Klaatu (Keanu Reeves) lands on earth, he brings a message to the human race. All the world's people must learn to live in peace or they will be destroyed. Dr. Granier (Jon Hamm), a NASA official, recruits microbiologist Helen Benson (Jennifer Connelly) to join a scientific team investigating Klaatu. But, soon, Benson and her young stepson (Jaden Smith) get caught up in Klaatu's mission, and begin to understand the importance of his arrival. Directed by Scott Derrickson. With John Cleese, Kathy Bates, Brandon T. Jackson and James Hong. Categories: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Remake. Year: 2008.
The Day the Earth Stood Still
Directed by Neil LaBute. With Zoe Saldana, Martin Lawrence, Chris Rock, Loretta Devine, Tracy Morgan, Peter Dinklage, Columbus Short, Danny Glover, Luke Wilson and James Marsden. Categories: Comedy. Year: 2010.
Death at a Funeral
A remake of the beloved 1980 film about the fortunes of a group of high school students at a performing arts school in New York, this film features rousing tunes and dance numbers. Some of the songs come from the first version, while others were specially composed for this one. A multi-racial cast of young up-and-coming stars portray wanna-be actors, dancers and musicians. Their teachers are played by Kelsey Grammer, Megan Mullally, Charles S. Dutton and Bebe Neuwirth. Directed by Kevin Tancharoen. With Dominique Kelley, Anna Maria Perez de Tagle, Kherington Payne, Kay Panabaker and Walter Perez. Categories: Musical. Year: 2009.
Tess (Jamie Lee Curtis) and her feisty teenage daughter, Anna (Lindsay Lohan), don't exactly get along. When a mischievous but well-meaning Chinese restaurant owner witnesses the mother and daughter arguing, she offers them both a fortune cookie that causes the two to switch places. When Anna wakes up in her mother's body and Tess in her daughter's, the two struggle to survive in the other's world while desperately trying to find a way to reverse their predicament. Directed by Mark Waters. With Mark Harmon, Harold Gould, Chad Michael Murray, Lucille Soong, Willie Garson and Ryan Malgarini. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Remake. Year: 2003.