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    2002-2006 Releases

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  1. Movie DetailsAdaptation. (2002) 10  ComedyMind-blowingDocumentary/TrueI own on DVDFilmometer Best Film of the Year
    A screenwriter writes himself into the screenplay he's trying to adapt from a nonfiction book.
  2. Movie DetailsAmazing Screw-On Head, The (2006) 10  AnimationComedyHorrorObscure/RareComic Book/SuperheroTV ShowsI own on DVD
    A TV pilot featuring Emperor Zombie and Lincoln. Any last words before I spark it?
  3. Movie DetailsBefore Sunset (2004) 10  I own on DVD
    Richard Linklater directs the sequel to Before Sunrise, set nine years later, in Paris.
  4. Movie DetailsBig Fish (2003) 10  ComedyFantasy
    A son learns about his dying storyteller father by piecing together his legends and myths.
  5. Movie DetailsCollected Shorts of Jan Svankmajer, The (2005) 10  AnimationHorrorObscure/RareI own on DVD
    An excellent retrospective of surreal, unsettling films from the Czech animator, dating 1965 to 1992.
  6. Movie DetailsEternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) 10  AnimationMind-blowingSci-FiI own on DVDFilmometer Best Film of the Year
    Jim Carrey and Kate Winslet undergo a procedure to erase each other from their memories.
  7. Movie DetailsIn the Realms of the Unreal (2004) 10  AnimationObscure/RareDocumentary/True
    Visionary artist Henry Darger was a hospital janitor who privately authored a 15,000-page fantasy novel.
  8. Movie DetailsInland Empire (2006) 10  Mind-blowingWith Sex/NudityI own on DVD
    Lynch examines Hollywood and its artistic constraints in a bizarre/long jumble of movies within movies.
  9. Movie DetailsJunebug (2005) 10  ComedyWith Sex/Nudity
    Childlike, awestruck Amy Adams is fantastic. Where would I be if I was a screwdriver?
  10. Movie DetailsKill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003) 10  I own on DVD
    Quentin Tarantino directs Uma Thurman as the Bride in a martial-arts quest of revenge.
  11. Movie DetailsKill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004) 10  I own on DVD
    Quentin Tarantino directs Uma Thurman as the murderous Bride bent on exacting vengeance against Bill.
  12. Movie DetailsLost in Translation (2003) 10  ComedyWith Sex/NudityI own on DVDFilmometer Best Film of the Year
    Unhappily married movie star Bill Murray meets neglected newlywed Scarlett Johansson in Tokyo.
  13. Movie DetailsPan's Labyrinth (2006) 10  FantasyHorror
    Guillermo del Toro presents a young girl's fantastic alternate reality, set in 1944 fascist Spain.
  14. Movie DetailsPlanet Earth (2006) 10  Documentary/TrueTV Shows
    Spectacular 11-part BBC documentary of the diversity of Earth's life, from the poles to deserts.
  15. Movie DetailsPunch-Drunk Love (2002) 10  ComedyI own on DVD
    Businessman Adam Sandler begins a romantic journey with a curious woman amidst personal chaos.
  16. Movie DetailsScanner Darkly, A (2006) 10  AnimationConspiracyMind-blowingSci-FiFilmometer Best Film of the Year
    Richard Linklater, Philip K. Dick, Keanu Reeves, Radiohead and interpolated rotoscoping animation. Brilliant.
  17. Movie DetailsShort Films of David Lynch, The (2002) 10  HorrorObscure/RareI own on DVD
    A detailed DVD collection of Lynch's six short films, dating 1966 to 1996. Horrifically odd.
  18. Movie DetailsSin City (2005) 10  With Sex/NudityComic Book/SuperheroFilmometer Best Film of the Year
    Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez create a brilliant piece of ultra-violent, stylized noir. Visually stunning.
  19. Movie DetailsSon, The (2002) 10  Obscure/Rare
    The Dardennes' build emotional and moral complexity around a vocational training center for troubled boys.
  20. Movie DetailsStay (2005) 10  Mind-blowingI own on DVD
    The desperate psychological nightmare of a dying man. A visually rich, ghost-inhabited alternate reality.
  21. Movie DetailsTriplets of Belleville, The (2003) 10  AnimationComedySport
    Visually unique animation about a Tour de France kidnapping and the bizarre rescue effort.
  22. Movie DetailsV for Vendetta (2006) 10  ConspiracyMind-blowingSci-FiComic Book/SuperheroI own on DVD
    The Wachowski Brothers present the futuristic landscape of totalitarian Britain, starring Natalie Portman.

  23. EXCELLENT
  24. Movie Details2046 (2004) 9  Sci-FiWith Sex/Nudity
    Kar-Wai Wong presents a futuristic recapturing of a womanizing writer's memory of six past lovers.
  25. Movie DetailsAbout Schmidt (2002) 9  ComedyWith Sex/Nudity
    Jack Nicholson is entering retirement and doesn't know what to do. Warning: Kathy Bates nudity.
  26. Movie DetailsAll the Real Girls (2003) 9  Obscure/Rare
    This believable natural drama about love and anger stars Zooey Deschanel.
  27. Movie DetailsAmerican Splendor (2003) 9  ComedyComic Book/SuperheroDocumentary/True
    Welcome to the life of Harvey Pekar, a hospital clerk, music collector and comic-book writer.
  28. Movie DetailsAnimation Show, The (2003) 9  AnimationComedyFantasyObscure/RareSci-FiI own on DVD
    A collection of short films (mostly comedy) put together by Mike Judge and Don Hertzfeldt.
  29. Movie DetailsAnimation Show 2005, The (2005) 9  AnimationComedyFantasyObscure/RareSci-FiI own on DVD
    Don Hertzfeldt, Bill Plympton and other animators return in this second collection of excellent shorts.
  30. Movie DetailsBorat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glo... (2006) 9  ComedyWith Sex/Nudity
    A most gloriously comical moviefilm for make advertise American prejudices and cultural intolerance. High-five!
  31. Movie DetailsBrand Upon the Brain! A Remembrance in 12 Chapters (2006) 9  ComedyFantasyObscure/RareWith Sex/Nudity
    Guy Maddin's homage to silent film. A return to an abandoned island home. Orphanage memories.
  32. Movie DetailsBrokeback Mountain (2005) 9  With Sex/Nudity
    Two sheepherders in the summer of 1963. I wish I knew how to quit you.
  33. Movie DetailsBroken Flowers (2005) 9  ComedyWith Sex/Nudity
    Bill Murray receives a mysterious pink letter that causes him to reflect on his past.
  34. Movie DetailsCaché (2005) 9  
    A French couple are terrorized by a series of videotapes planted on their front porch.
  35. Movie DetailsCapote (2005) 9  Documentary/True
    A profile of writer Truman Capote, starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, set during the early 1960s.
  36. Movie DetailsChild, The (2006) 9  
    An uncompromising morality tale by the Dardenne Brothers. Stark but hopeful portrayal of youth poverty.
  37. Movie DetailsCity of God (2003) 9  
    A boy growing up in a violent Rio de Janeiro neighborhood finds redemption through photography.
  38. Movie DetailsDeparted, The (2006) 9  Documentary/TrueAcademy Awards Winner for Best Picture
    Martin Scorsese's gritty crime drama is centered on two cops, the Irish mob and rats.
  39. Movie DetailsDirty Pretty Things (2002) 9  With Sex/Nudity
    Turkish chambermaid Audrey Tautou works at a London hotel where drug dealing and prostitution abound.
  40. Movie DetailsDreamers, The (2004) 9  With Sex/NudityI own on DVD
    Outside, the Paris student riots of 1968 are happening. Inside, Eva Green is mesmerizing.
  41. Movie DetailsFinding Nemo (2003) 9  AnimationComedy
    Pixar Animation presents a father-son underwater adventure featuring Nemo, an adventurous boy clownfish.
  42. Movie DetailsFinding Neverland (2004) 9  Documentary/True
    Marc Forster presents Barrie's friendship with a family who inspired him to create Peter Pan.
  43. Movie DetailsGrizzly Man (2005) 9  Documentary/True
    Director Werner Herzog explores the life, death and values of grizzly bear activist Timothy Treadwell.
  44. Movie DetailsHead-On (2005) 9  With Sex/Nudity
    The adorable Sibel Kekilli marries to satisfy her Turkish family. Drugs, brutality and emotional intensity.
  45. Movie DetailsHeaven (2002) 9  
    The first of the Kieslowski trilogy, starring Cate Blanchett. Tom Tykwer directs this philosophical escape.
  46. Movie DetailsHero (2002) 9  
    A Rashômonesque martial-arts epic about the attempted assassination of a Chinese warlord, starring Jet Li.
  47. Movie DetailsHowl's Moving Castle (2005) 9  AnimationFantasy
    The visual wonderment of Miyazaki reveals a magical world of witches, wizards and fire demons.
  48. Movie DetailsInconvenient Truth, An (2006) 9  Documentary/True
    Al Gore's lecture about global warming and environmental responsibility is Carl Saganesque. It's PowerPoint cinema!
  49. Movie DetailsIncredibles, The (2004) 9  AnimationComedySci-FiComic Book/Superhero
    Pixar Animation presents a family of undercover superheroes forced into action to save the world.
  50. Movie DetailsJacket, The (2005) 9  FantasyMind-blowingWith Sex/Nudity
    Military veteran Adrien Brody can foresee his own death and possibly change Keira Knightley's future.
  51. Movie DetailsKiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005) 9  ComedyWith Sex/Nudity
    Hilarious. An ironic, smartass tribute to detective fiction, starring Robert Downey Jr. and Val Kilmer.
  52. Movie DetailsLord of the Rings: The Return of the King, The (2003) 9  FantasyAcademy Awards Winner for Best Picture
    I don't think there's going to be a return journey, Mr. Frodo.
  53. Movie DetailsMachinist, The (2004) 9  With Sex/Nudity
    Insomniac industrial worker Christian Bale is a walking skeleton in this paranoid schizophrenic thriller.
  54. Movie DetailsMaria Full of Grace (2004) 9  
    The journey of a Columbian teenager who agrees to smuggle cocaine pellets into New York.
  55. Movie DetailsMe and You and Everyone We Know (2005) 9  ComedyWith Sex/Nudity
    Miranda July's exploration of people struggling to connect with one another in this modern world.
  56. Movie DetailsMillion Dollar Baby (2004) 9  SportAcademy Awards Winner for Best Picture
    Clint Eastwood works with a determined Hilary Swank in her attempt to become a boxer.
  57. Movie DetailsMinority Report (2002) 9  ConspiracyMind-blowingSci-Fi
    An excellent futuristic thriller with irrelevant distractions, including vomit, snot and anthropomorphic plants.
  58. Movie DetailsMonster (2003) 9  With Sex/NudityDocumentary/True
    Charlize Theron is nearly unrecognizable in her moving portrayal of serial-killer prostitute Aileen Wuornos.
  59. Movie DetailsMystic River (2003) 9  
    A childhood tragedy overshadows the lives of three Boston men, who are reunited as adults.
  60. Movie DetailsPianist, The (2002) 9  Musical/MusicDocumentary/True
    A Polish Jewish musician struggles to survive the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto of WWII.
  61. Movie DetailsPrestige, The (2006) 9  FantasyMind-blowingSci-Fi
    A rivalry of deadly stage illusions escalates between Victorian-era magicians. David Bowie is Nikola Tesla!
  62. Movie DetailsPrimer (2004) 9  Mind-blowingSci-FiI own on DVD
    This puzzle film of time-travel paradoxes and loopholes begins with four inventors in a garage.
  63. Movie DetailsPrisoner - Complete Series Megaset, The (2006) 9  ConspiracySci-FiTV Shows
    Resigned secret agent McGoohan becomes trapped in an idyllic village. A 1967-68 TV cult classic.
  64. Movie DetailsScience of Sleep, The (2006) 9  AnimationComedyFantasyWith Sex/Nudity
    A charming hyperactive blur of cellophane-animated fantasy and reality. Surreal and inventive, but not profound.
  65. Movie DetailsSex and Lucía (2002) 9  Mind-blowingWith Sex/Nudity
    Julio Medem directs a convoluted dreamlike narrative, starring a novelist, an island and Paz Vega.
  66. Movie DetailsSquid and the Whale, The (2005) 9  ComedyWith Sex/NudityDocumentary/True
    Based on director Noah Baumbach's adolescence in Brooklyn. Two brothers deal with divorce during 1986.
  67. Movie DetailsStation Agent, The (2003) 9  Comedy
    A solitary man with dwarfism inherits an abandoned train depot and moves in. Understated magic.
  68. Movie DetailsStranger Than Fiction (2006) 9  FantasyMind-blowing
    Will Ferrell tries to figure out who's narrating his unraveling life. Maggie Gyllenhaal is adorable.
  69. Movie DetailsTalk to Her (2002) 9  ComedyWith Sex/Nudity
    Pedro Almodóvar's story of friendship between two men whose girlfriends are both in deep comas.
  70. Movie DetailsTurtles Can Fly (2005) 9  Obscure/RareDocumentary/True
    A grim and heartbreaking portrait of Iraq. Refugee children survive by collecting and selling mines.
  71. Movie DetailsTwilight Samurai, The (2004) 9  
    Somber, affecting tale of a low-ranking samurai in the 1800s who gently perseveres through hardship.
  72. Movie DetailsVera Drake (2004) 9  Documentary/True
    Set in 1950s London, this film portrays a modest working-class woman who also performs abortions.
  73. Movie DetailsVery Long Engagement, A (2004) 9  With Sex/Nudity
    Jean-Pierre Jeunet presents Audrey Tautou, whimsical and hopeful, awaiting her fiancée's return from WWI.
  74. Movie DetailsWallace & Gromit in The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005) 9  AnimationComedySci-Fi
    Aardman Animation's full-length feature of the claymation duo. Giant vegetables are protected by security systems.
  75. Movie DetailsWonderfalls - The Complete Viewer Collection (2004) 9  ComedyTV ShowsI own on DVD
    Arguably the best cancelled television series ever. Only 4 of the 13 episodes actually aired.

  76. VERY GOOD
  77. Movie Details11:14 (2005) 8  Comedy
    An account of five seemingly random storylines that dreadfully converge one night at 11:14.
  78. Movie Details21 Grams (2003) 8  With Sex/Nudity
    Sean Penn, Benicio Del Toro, and Naomi Watts star. How much does your soul weigh?
  79. Movie Details25th Hour (2002) 8  
    Edward Norton revaluates his life in the 24 remaining hours before a seven-year jail term.
  80. Movie DetailsAbel Raises Cain (2005) 8  Obscure/RareWith Sex/NudityDocumentary/True
    A documentary about world-class hoaxer Alan Abel, who exposes the media's obsession with the salacious.
  81. Movie DetailsAura, The (2006) 8  Obscure/Rare
    An epileptic taxidermist imagines executing the perfect robbery, then gets his chance. A psychological thriller.
  82. Movie DetailsBatman Begins (2005) 8  FantasySci-FiComic Book/Superhero
    The prequel to the Batman series, directed by Christopher Nolan, includes an awesome Batmobile.
  83. Movie DetailsBirth (2004) 8  Mind-blowingWith Sex/Nudity
    Jonathan Glazer references Kubrick in this film about the possibility of reincarnation, starring Nicole Kidman.
  84. Movie DetailsBourne Supremacy, The (2004) 8  Conspiracy
    A sequel that tops the original. Matt Damon resumes his life as a trained assassin.
  85. Movie DetailsBowling for Columbine (2002) 8  Documentary/True
    Michael Moore explores the roots of America's propensity for gun violence and the fear-mongering media.
  86. Movie DetailsBrick (2006) 8  
    A memorable noir mystery set at a modern-day Southern California high school, using 1940s slang.
  87. Movie DetailsBubble (2006) 8  
    Soderbergh's haunting, low-budget film featuring a doll factory in a decaying Midwest town, and murder.
  88. Movie DetailsCatch Me If You Can (2002) 8  Documentary/True
    Successful con-artist and millionaire Leonardo DiCaprio holds multiple identities. FBI agent Tom Hanks gives chase.
  89. Movie DetailsCars (2006) 8  AnimationComedySport
    Pixar presents hotshot rookie racecar Lightning McQueen, who crashes through Radiator Springs on Route 66.
  90. Movie DetailsChronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrob... (2005) 8  Fantasy
    Four British children travel through a magical wardrobe into C.S. Lewis's mythical land of Narnia.
  91. Movie DetailsClear Cut: The Story of Philomath, Oregon (2006) 8  Obscure/RareDocumentary/TrueI own on DVD
    A documentary about political conflict in an Oregon logging town, directed by Peter Richardson.
  92. Movie DetailsCloser (2004) 8  With Sex/Nudity
    Natalie Portman plays a cheeky pink-haired stripper in this film about relationships, attraction, and betrayal.
  93. Movie DetailsCoffee and Cigarettes (2003) 8  ComedyMusical/Music
    Jim Jarmusch directs this series of black & white vignettes, centered around coffee and cigarettes.
  94. Movie DetailsConstant Gardener, The (2005) 8  ConspiracyWith Sex/NudityDocumentary/True
    A story of corruption in the pharmaceutical industry and how AIDS-ravaged Africa is being exploited.
  95. Movie DetailsCorpse Bride (2005) 8  AnimationComedyFantasyMusical/Music
    Tim Burton presents a shy groom whisked into the underworld after inadvertently marrying the dead.
  96. Movie DetailsCrash (2005) 8  Academy Awards Winner for Best Picture
    The lives of a multiethnic collection of Los Angeles characters grippingly interweave over two days.
  97. Movie DetailsCremaster 3 (2002) 8  Obscure/Rare
    Matthew Barney's art installation epic where he plays the Entered Apprentice and faces bizarre adversaries.
  98. Movie DetailsFahrenheit 9/11 (2004) 8  ComedyDocumentary/True
    A searing indictment of the Bush monarchy. The huddled masses bring forth their moral indignation.
  99. Movie DetailsFast Food Nation (2006) 8  With Sex/NudityDocumentary/True
    A humanistic, fictionalized behind-the-scenes portrait of America's fast food and meat packing industries.
  100. Movie DetailsFountain, The (2006) 8  Mind-blowingSci-FiWith Sex/Nudity
    Three stories of love/mortality that weave in the legendary quest for the Fountain of Youth.
  101. Movie DetailsFreedom on the Fence (2005) 8  Obscure/RareDocumentary/True
    A documentary project about the culturally iconic art of Polish posters under the USSR regime.
  102. Movie DetailsGarden State (2004) 8  Comedy
    Zach Braff returns to his hometown. There he meets Natalie Portman, who changes his life.
  103. Movie DetailsGood Night, and Good Luck. (2005) 8  Documentary/True
    Simplifies historical conflict (1950s McCarthyism) to illustrate TV journalism's responsibility to question authority.
  104. Movie DetailsGoodbye Lenin! (2004) 8  Comedy
    A young man tries to prevent his mother from learning that Germany has been reunified.
  105. Movie DetailsHalf Nelson (2006) 8  
    Inner-city junior high history teacher Gosling forms an unlikely friendship with a student. Complex, absorbing.
  106. Movie DetailsHistory of Violence, A (2005) 8  With Sex/NudityComic Book/Superhero
    A Cronenberg art film that's also an accessible crime drama. Based on a graphic novel.
  107. Movie DetailsIgby Goes Down (2002) 8  ComedyWith Sex/Nudity
    A sarcastic 17-year-old boy rebels against the money and privilege he was born into.
  108. Movie DetailsIllusionist, The (2006) 8  ConspiracyFantasy
    In 1900 Vienna, Edward Norton is Eisenheim the Illusionist. This lush production inspires supernatural reflection.
  109. Movie DetailsInsomnia (2002) 8  With Sex/Nudity
    Two L.A. homicide detectives are dispatched to Alaska to investigate the murder of a teen.
  110. Movie DetailsKinamand (2006) 8  Obscure/Rare
    A Danish plumber begins eating at a family-run Chinese diner and makes unexpected emotional connections.
  111. Movie DetailsKing Kong (2005) 8  Fantasy
    Naomi Watts is amazing and the special effects are over-the-top fantastic, but it's excessively long.
  112. Movie DetailsLayer Cake (2004) 8  With Sex/Nudity
    A clever British crime film about a successful cocaine dealer planning an early retirement.
  113. Movie DetailsLila Says (2005) 8  Obscure/RareWith Sex/Nudity
    A well-acted story of seduction and self-realization, revolving around the beautiful and alluring Vahina Giocante.
  114. Movie DetailsLittle Miss Sunshine (2006) 8  Comedy
    An entertaining comedy about a dysfunctional family's California roadtrip. Everyone just pretend to be normal.
  115. Movie DetailsLord of the Rings: The Two Towers, The (2002) 8  Fantasy
    We needs it. Must have the precious. They stole it from us. Sneaky little hobbitses.
  116. Movie DetailsLucky Number Slevin (2006) 8  With Sex/NuditySport
    A clever Pulp Fictionesque story of violent revenge featuring rival crime bosses Kingsley and Freeman.
  117. Movie DetailsMatchstick Men (2003) 8  Comedy
    Con-artist Nicolas Cage is an obsessive-compulsive agoraphobe whose life changes drastically when Alison Lohman appears.
  118. Movie DetailsMindscape of Alan Moore, The (2003) 8  Obscure/RareComic Book/SuperheroDocumentary/True
    Creative philosophies from the brilliant comic writer of Watchmen, V for Vendetta and From Hell.
  119. Movie DetailsMotorcycle Diaries, The (2004) 8  Documentary/True
    Dramatization of an epic motorcycle road trip a young Che Guevara took through South America.
  120. Movie DetailsNapoleon Dynamite (2004) 8  Comedy
    It's pretty much my favorite animal. It's like a lion and a tiger mixed.
  121. Movie DetailsNói albínói (2004) 8  Obscure/Rare
    A teenager drifts through life on a remote fjord in the north of Iceland.
  122. Movie DetailsNothing (2005) 8  ComedyFantasyMind-blowingSci-Fi
    Vincenzo Natali, the director of Cube, presents a film about nothing with his two friends.
  123. Movie DetailsOldboy (2005) 8  ConspiracyWith Sex/Nudity
    A man who was kidnapped and imprisoned for 15 years exacts his brutal revenge. Stunning.
  124. Movie DetailsOsama (2004) 8  Obscure/Rare
    Attempting to survive beneath the Taliban, a 12-year-old Afghan girl disguises herself as a boy.
  125. Movie DetailsPalindromes (2005) 8  ComedyWith Sex/Nudity
    Todd Solondz's provocative fable about a 13-year-old girl who is played by eight different actresses.
  126. Movie DetailsParanoia Agent: Complete Collection (2004) 8  AnimationHorrorObscure/RareTV Shows
    Satoshi Kon's dark, paranormal 13-episode Japanese TV series. The spectral, enigmatic assailant Lil' Slugger fascinates.
  127. Movie DetailsPersuaders, The (2004) 8  Obscure/RareDocumentary/TrueTV Shows
    The cultures of marketing and advertising influence what Americans buy and how they view themselves.
  128. Movie DetailsProposition, The (2005) 8  Musical/Music
    Violent and mythological. Nick Cave wrote the screenplay and scored this Australian Western about retribution.
  129. Movie DetailsRabbits (2002) 8  ComedyFantasyHorrorObscure/Rare
    David Lynch's nine-episode sitcom starring people in rabbit suits, accompanied by laugh tracks. Plotless, eerie.
  130. Movie DetailsRoad to Perdition (2002) 8  Comic Book/Superhero
    The result of hitman Tom Hanks's son witnessing what his father does for a living.
  131. Movie DetailsRussian Ark (2002) 8  FantasyDocumentary/True
    300 years of Russian history displayed in a single continuous shot at the Hermitage Museum.
  132. Movie DetailsSchool of Rock, The (2003) 8  ComedyMusical/Music
    Richard Linklater directs rocker Jack Black as a fourth-grade substitute teacher in a private school.
  133. Movie DetailsShaun of the Dead (2004) 8  ComedyHorror
    Romantic comedy set during a weekend zombie invasion of North London. A brilliantly aloof parody.
  134. Movie DetailsShopgirl (2005) 8  
    A love triangle of Claire Danes, Jason Schwartzman and Steve Martin. Elegant examination of love.
  135. Movie DetailsShrek 2 (2004) 8  AnimationComedyFantasy
    Well, folks, it looks like we're up chocolate creek without a Popsicle stick.
  136. Movie DetailsSideways (2004) 8  ComedyWith Sex/Nudity
    Two middle-aged men embark on a weeklong road-trip through California's wine country. American life-affirming.
  137. Movie DetailsSolaris (2002) 8  Mind-blowingSci-FiWith Sex/Nudity
    Soderbergh's remake is quite good, with much credit due to George Clooney and Natascha McElhone.
  138. Movie DetailsSpider-Man 2 (2004) 8  FantasySci-FiComic Book/Superhero
    Tobey Maguire continues his demanding double life as student and superhero. Enter supervillain Dr. Octopus.
  139. Movie DetailsSwimming Pool (2003) 8  With Sex/Nudity
    An English mystery writer finds murder and intrigue in Paris, with Ludivine Sagnier. Rich symbolism.
  140. Movie DetailsSyriana (2005) 8  ConspiracyDocumentary/True
    A thriller of corruption and power related to the oil industry, with four parallel stories.
  141. Movie DetailsTeam America: World Police (2004) 8  AnimationComedyMusical/Music
    Subversive political satire, with explicit puppet sex. You are worthress, Arec Barrwin. America! Fuck, yeah!
  142. Movie DetailsTHX 1138: The George Lucas Director's Cut (2004) 8  Sci-FiWith Sex/Nudity
    Lucas restored his influential 1971 film, enhancing it with CGI magic (including lame shell dwellers).
  143. Movie DetailsTokyo Godfathers (2003) 8  AnimationComedyObscure/Rare
    An animated Christmas story set in Tokyo featuring an unlikely trio of homeless friends.
  144. Movie DetailsVenture Bros. - Seasons One and Two, The (2006) 8  AnimationComedySci-FiTV Shows
    The warped misadventures of a middle-aged mad scientist, his teenage sons, and their maniac bodyguard.
  145. Movie DetailsWe Don't Live Here Anymore (2004) 8  
    An emotionally complex character drama that explores human weakness, starring Mark Ruffalo and Naomi Watts.
  146. Movie DetailsX-Files: The Complete Collector's Edition, The (2002) 8  ConspiracyHorrorSci-FiTV Shows
    FBI agents Mulder and Scully investigate paranormal cases and discover alien conspiracies within our government.

  147. GOOD
  148. Movie Details28 Days Later (2002) 7  HorrorSci-FiWith Sex/Nudity
    Four weeks after a deadly virus spreads throughout the UK, a few survivors seek sanctuary.
  149. Movie Details40-Year-Old Virgin, The (2005) 7  ComedyWith Sex/Nudity
    Steve Carell stars as a lovable, middle-aged virgin with misguided coworkers. Catherine Keener is perfect.
  150. Movie Details8 Mile (2002) 7  Musical/Music
    Eminem is a young struggling rapper in Detroit. Co-stars Kim Basinger and Brittany Murphy.
  151. Movie DetailsAbout a Boy (2002) 7  Comedy
    A little boy teaches cynical, immature Hugh Grant how to act like a grownup.
  152. Movie DetailsAnchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004) 7  Comedy
    Do you really love lamp, or are you just saying it because you saw it?
  153. Movie DetailsAnimatrix, The (2003) 7  AnimationSci-Fi
    An anthology of nine short anime films detailing the backstory of the Matrix.
  154. Movie DetailsApocalypto (2006) 7  With Sex/Nudity
    Mel Gibson's sadistic take on the Maya civilization's decline and practice of human sacrifice. Bloody.
  155. Movie DetailsBallad of Jack and Rose, The (2005) 7  With Sex/Nudity
    Symbolic Oedipal story explores losses of innocence and the death of a 1960s counterculture movement.
  156. Movie DetailsBerserk - The Complete Collection (2002) 7  AnimationFantasyHorrorObscure/RareTV Shows
    Anime about young warrior Guts and the mercenary company called the Band of the Hawk.
  157. Movie DetailsBest of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, The (2005) 7  AnimationFantasySci-FiTV ShowsI own on DVD
    My childhood memories, now on DVD. A first-rate reMASTERing of this moralizing homoerotic 1980s toy-advert.
  158. Movie DetailsBon Voyage (2004) 7  ComedyObscure/Rare
    A farcical portrait of 1940 France nearly surrendering to zee Germans. Virginie Ledoyen is adorable.
  159. Movie DetailsBonjour Monsieur Shlomi (2003) 7  ComedyObscure/RareWith Sex/Nudity
    A school principal in Israel discovers that a quiet 16-year-old underachiever is a genius. Sweet.
  160. Movie DetailsBook of the Dead, The (2006) 7  AnimationObscure/Rare
    Intricate stop-motion animation set in feudal Japan. A mysterious Buddhist parable involving a ghost prince.
  161. Movie DetailsBourne Identity, The (2002) 7  Conspiracy
    In Paris, Matt Damon tries to remember his identity and why he is wanted dead.
  162. Movie DetailsBrothers Grimm, The (2005) 7  ComedyFantasyHorror
    A cartoonish big-budget spectacle based on German folktales. Terry Gilliam directs and Matt Damon stars.
  163. Movie DetailsChicago (2002) 7  ComedyMusical/MusicAcademy Awards Winner for Best Picture
    A musical about celebrity worship, set in 1920s Chicago, starring Catherine Zeta-Jones and Renée Zellweger.
  164. Movie DetailsChronicles of Riddick: Dark Fury, The (2004) 7  AnimationObscure/RareSci-Fi
    Peter Chung's animated short film bridges the Riddick story between 'Pitch Black' and 'The Chronicles'.
  165. Movie DetailsClerks II (2006) 7  Comedy
    The sequel to Kevin Smith's breakthrough comedy. Dante and Randal are back in New Jersey.
  166. Movie DetailsCollection of 2005 Academy Award Nominated Short Films, A (2006) 7  AnimationComedyObscure/RareSci-FiWith Sex/Nudity
    Death abounds. I enjoyed Six Shooter and Jasper Morello. Hated the Moon and the Son.
  167. Movie DetailsDawn of the Dead (2004) 7  HorrorWith Sex/Nudity
    Zack Snyder's witty remake of the 1979 horror classic, starring Sarah Polley and Ving Rhames.
  168. Movie DetailsDead Like Me - The Complete First Season (2003) 7  ComedyFantasyTV Shows
    Showtime TV series about the lives of undead grim reapers trying to make ends meet.
  169. Movie DetailsElf (2003) 7  ComedyFantasy
    Will Ferrell, raised as an elf at the North Pole, just arrived in the U.S.
  170. Movie DetailsElizabethtown (2005) 7  Comedy
    Cameron Crowe's good-hearted romantic comedy featuring Kirsten Dunst. It hit really close to home.
  171. Movie DetailsEverything Is Illuminated (2005) 7  Comedy
    A Jewish-American man endeavors to find the Ukrainian woman who saved his grandfather in WWII.
  172. Movie DetailsGood Shepherd, The (2006) 7  ConspiracyWith Sex/NudityDocumentary/True
    The early history of the CIA, viewed through a fictional man's life. Serious and tedious.
  173. Movie DetailsHellboy (2004) 7  FantasyHorrorComic Book/Superhero
    A good-hearted demon is produced in a black-magic Nazi ceremony. This is his story.
  174. Movie DetailsHistory Boys, The (2006) 7  Comedy
    A class of bright, funny history students pursue acceptance into Oxford or Cambridge. Highly literate.
  175. Movie DetailsHitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, The (2005) 7  ComedySci-Fi
    So long, and thanks for all the fish, Douglas Adams. And thanks for Zooey Deschanel.
  176. Movie DetailsHouse of Sand and Fog (2003) 7  With Sex/Nudity
    Should the house belong to emotionally unstable Jennifer Connelly or Iranian immigrant Ben Kingsley? Tragic.
  177. Movie DetailsI, Robot (2004) 7  Sci-Fi
    In 2035, detective Will Smith investigates a murder. Based on Asimov's Three Laws of Robotics.
  178. Movie DetailsIce Age (2002) 7  AnimationComedy
    An animated saber-toothed tiger, sloth, wooly mammoth, and saber-toothed squirrel discover a lost human infant.
  179. Movie DetailsIn Good Company (2004) 7  Comedy
    Magazine ad executive Dennis Quaid's new young boss begins dating his teenage daughter Scarlett Johansson.
  180. Movie DetailsIntacto (2003) 7  With Sex/Nudity
    A man has the supernatural ability to acquire luck. He gambles it in deadly games.
  181. Movie DetailsIntolerable Cruelty (2003) 7  Comedy
    Renowned LA divorce attorney George Clooney is fascinated by revenge-seeking gold-digger Catherine Zeta-Jones.
  182. Movie DetailsIris (2002) 7  With Sex/NudityDocumentary/True
    True story of novelist Iris Murdoch and her husband John Bayley, from youth to Alzheimer's.
  183. Movie DetailsIrreversible (2002) 7  With Sex/Nudity
    Interesting narrative concept, but vicious. Be prepared for traumatic rape and murder. Stars Monica Bellucci.
  184. Movie DetailsIsland, The (2005) 7  ConspiracySci-Fi
    It's Logan's Run utopia meets Philip K. Dick paranoia, starring Ewan McGregor and Scarlett Johansson.
  185. Movie DetailsItalian Job, The (2003) 7  
    This remake stars Mark Wahlberg and Charlize Theron in an Italian gold bullion heist.
  186. Movie DetailsJarhead (2005) 7  Documentary/True
    Explores the psychological effects of being a soldier in Desert Storm, guarding oil, fighting no-one.
  187. Movie DetailsLast Samurai, The (2003) 7  
    American military advisor Tom Cruise embraces the Samurai culture he was hired to destroy.
  188. Movie DetailsLife Aquatic with Steve Zissou, The (2004) 7  ComedyWith Sex/Nudity
    Oceanographer Bill Murray leads a surreal voyage in search of a mythical jaguar shark.
  189. Movie DetailsLilo & Stitch (2002) 7  AnimationComedySci-Fi
    A Hawaiian girl adopts an unusual pet who is actually a notorious extraterrestrial fugitive.
  190. Movie DetailsLittle Fish (2005) 7  Obscure/Rare
    In an Australian Little Saigon district, Cate Blanchett is trying to escape her drug-addicted past.
  191. Movie DetailsLive from Baghdad (2002) 7  Obscure/RareDocumentary/True
    Robert Wiener's memoirs of CNN reporters in Iraq during the Gulf War bombing in 1991.
  192. Movie DetailsLook Around You - Series 1 and 2 (2005) 7  ComedyObscure/RareTV Shows
    A BBC TV comedy series that satirizes 1970s educational science programs. A nonsensical, faithful homage.
  193. Movie DetailsMatch Point (2006) 7  With Sex/NuditySport
    Woody Allen's ugly story of infidelity amidst British wealth. Tennis, opera, investments, horses and murder.
  194. Movie DetailsMatrix Reloaded, The (2003) 7  Sci-Fi
    Part two of the Matrix trilogy. Agent Smith returns as a destructive computer virus.
  195. Movie DetailsMatrix Revolutions, The (2003) 7  Sci-Fi
    Part three of the Matrix trilogy. The machine army reaches the human city of Zion.
  196. Movie DetailsOcean's Twelve (2004) 7  Comedy
    Second verse, same as the first. This heist movie is a likable but self-serving celebrity-fest.
  197. Movie DetailsOld School (2003) 7  ComedyWith Sex/Nudity
    Disillusioned friends Will Ferrell, Luke Wilson, and Vince Vaughn try to recapture their college days.
  198. Movie DetailsOr, My Treasure (2005) 7  Obscure/RareWith Sex/Nudity
    A young Israeli girl does anything to support her sick, aging prostitute mother. Raw, non-judgmental.
  199. Movie DetailsPanic Room (2002) 7  Horror
    This David Fincher thriller presents three burglars searching Jodie Foster's brownstone mansion for hidden fortune.
  200. Movie DetailsPerfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006) 7  With Sex/Nudity
    Tom Tykwer's memorable film about an 18th century Parisian murderer, with a profoundly flawed climax.
  201. Movie DetailsPiano Tuner of Earthquakes, The (2006) 7  AnimationHorrorMusical/MusicObscure/RareWith Sex/Nudity
    The Brothers Quay present a dark fairytale about a diabolical doctor and beautiful opera singer.
  202. Movie DetailsPieces of April (2003) 7  Comedy
    Katie Holmes invites her dying mother and estranged family to her apartment for Thanksgiving dinner.
  203. Movie DetailsPirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003) 7  ComedyFantasy
    A well-made Disney/Bruckheimer swashbuckling blockbuster, starring pirate Johnny Depp and Keira Knightley.
  204. Movie DetailsPompeii: The Last Day (2003) 7  Obscure/RareDocumentary/TrueTV Shows
    A dramatized recreation of the destruction of Pompeii when Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD.
  205. Movie DetailsRenegade (2004) 7  Obscure/RareWith Sex/NudityComic Book/Superhero
    Psychedelic French Western that feels like a Jodorowsky film. Sacred mountains, gunfights, peyote and shaman.
  206. Movie DetailsRingu (2003) 7  FantasyHorror
    A mysterious video kills all who watch it, unless the viewer can solve its mystery.
  207. Movie DetailsRobot Stories (2004) 7  Obscure/RareSci-Fi
    Four stories about a futuristic society grappling with its relationship to the growing robot population.
  208. Movie DetailsSaddest Music in the World, The (2004) 7  ComedyFantasyMusical/MusicObscure/Rare
    Guy Maddin oddity. A Canadian beer baroness organizes a saddest-music contest during the Great Depression.
  209. Movie DetailsSecretary (2002) 7  ComedyWith Sex/Nudity
    James Spader is involved in a sexual, sadomasochistic story? You're kidding! Maggie Gyllenhaal is great.
  210. Movie DetailsSerenity (2005) 7  Sci-FiTV Shows
    Finale to the cancelled Firefly TV series. Features space-age weaponry, martial arts, and witty dialogue.
  211. Movie DetailsSherrybaby (2006) 7  Obscure/RareWith Sex/Nudity
    Former drug addict Maggie Gyllenhaal is out of prison, seeking her daughter and emotional recovery.
  212. Movie DetailsSilent Hill (2006) 7  FantasyHorror
    Fantastic atmosphere and set design. A grotesque purgatory of undead meat-creatures, cults, and zombie nurses.
  213. Movie DetailsSpider-Man (2002) 7  FantasySci-FiComic Book/Superhero
    Tobey Maguire is bitten by a genetically engineered spider and subsequently wins Kirsten Dunst's love.
  214. Movie DetailsStar Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005) 7  FantasySci-Fi
    Anakin becomes Darth Vader. Woodenly acted, but better than the first two episodes it is.
  215. Movie DetailsSteamboy (2005) 7  AnimationSci-Fi
    In 1860s Britain, a boy inventor becomes involved in a revolution of steam power technology.
  216. Movie DetailsSuper Size Me (2004) 7  ComedyDocumentary/True
    Spurlock only eats McDonald's food for one month to see what happens to his body.
  217. Movie DetailsSuperman Returns (2006) 7  FantasySci-FiComic Book/Superhero
    Bryan Singer's reverent reboot of the Superman franchise. Good, but lacks surprises and new ideas.
  218. Movie DetailsThumbsucker (2005) 7  Comedy
    A quirky 17-year-old who still sucks his thumb grapples with the anxiety of impending adulthood.
  219. Movie DetailsWedding Crashers (2005) 7  ComedyWith Sex/Nudity
    Divorce mediators Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson make a lifestyle out of sneaking into weddings.
  220. Movie DetailsWinter Passing (2006) 7  ComedyObscure/Rare
    Zooey Deschanel visits her novelist father, now rooming with a young woman and Christian rocker.
  221. Movie DetailsWorld's Fastest Indian, The (2005) 7  ComedySportDocumentary/True
    Burt Munro sets the land-speed world record on his home-built 950cc Indian motorcycle in 1967.
  222. Movie DetailsX2: X-Men United (2003) 7  ConspiracyFantasySci-FiComic Book/Superhero
    Mutants continue to struggle against fearful human society and are attacked by military forces.
  223. Movie DetailsXX/XY (2002) 7  Obscure/RareWith Sex/Nudity
    A three-way relationship during college still haunts and complicates Mark Ruffalo's life 10 years later.

  224. FAIR
  225. Movie Details50 First Dates (2004) 6  Comedy
    Sandler repeatedly attempts to woo Barrymore, who can't make new memories since her accident. Silly.
  226. Movie Details9 Songs (2005) 6  Musical/MusicWith Sex/NudityDocumentary/True
    Over 69 minutes, a young couple's intense sexual encounters are interspersed with nine rock concerts.
  227. Movie DetailsAnger Management (2003) 6  Comedy
    Adam Sandler is sentenced to an anger-management program led by aggressive instructor Jack Nicholson.
  228. Movie DetailsAustin Powers 3: Goldmember (2002) 6  ComedyMusical/Music
    Have you got any idea how many anonymous henchmen I've killed over the years?
  229. Movie DetailsBlood Work (2002) 6  
    Retired FBI profiler Clint Eastwood returns to service following clues from his own heart transplant.
  230. Movie DetailsBlue Crush (2002) 6  SportDocumentary/True
    Blonde surfer girl Kate Bosworth prepares for a surf competition while looking extremely attractive.
  231. Movie DetailsBrown Bunny, The (2004) 6  With Sex/Nudity
    An aimless, gut-wrenching film of loneliness, sexual obsession and guilt. Vincent Gallo is fearlessly narcissistic.
  232. Movie DetailsButterfly Effect, The (2004) 6  FantasySci-FiWith Sex/Nudity
    An excellent concept. Did you really think Ashton Kutcher and friends could pull it off?
  233. Movie DetailsChanging Lanes (2002) 6  
    A fender-bender between lawyer Ben Affleck and businessman Samuel L. Jackson escalates into a feud.
  234. Movie DetailsClose Your Eyes (2002) 6  HorrorObscure/Rare
    A hypnotherapist receives visions from the inside of his patients' minds. A key to immortality?
  235. Movie DetailsCoyote Waits (2003) 6  Obscure/Rare
    A murder mystery set on a Navajo reservation. Part of PBS's American Mystery! series.
  236. Movie DetailsCQ (2002) 6  ComedyObscure/RareSci-FiWith Sex/Nudity
    The story of a young sci-fi filmmaker in Paris. Model Angela Lindvall serves as eye-candy.
  237. Movie DetailsCrank (2006) 6  ComedyWith Sex/Nudity
    An entertaining movie because it is so intentionally ridiculous. Chock full of contrived adrenaline rushes.
  238. Movie DetailsDeath to Smoochy (2002) 6  ComedyMusical/Music
    When children's television show host Robin Williams is fired, he plots revenge against Edward Norton.
  239. Movie DetailsDéjà Vu (2006) 6  Sci-FiWith Sex/Nudity
    Are you ready for the space-time continuum to get Bruckheimered? Explosions! Insulted intelligence! More explosions!
  240. Movie DetailsEquilibrium (2002) 6  Sci-Fi
    In a super-serious fascist future, Christian Bale has mastered the technique of the gun kata.
  241. Movie DetailsFinal Fantasy VII: Advent Children (2005) 6  AnimationFantasySci-Fi
    Beautifully rendered CGI could not hold my interest. For Final Fantasy video game fans only.
  242. Movie DetailsForest for the Trees, The (2005) 6  Obscure/Rare
    An awkward German schoolteacher is basically unprepared for life. Her alienation is painful to watch.
  243. Movie DetailsForgotten, The (2004) 6  ConspiracyHorrorSci-Fi
    Julianne Moore is told that her nine-year-old son never existed. Who is fabricating reality?
  244. Movie DetailsFrailty (2002) 6  
    Bill Paxton's chilling study of a family's disintegration. The plot twists and payoff underwhelmed me.
  245. Movie DetailsFur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus (2006) 6  With Sex/NudityDocumentary/True
    A fictionalized, metaphorical account of the formation of artist Diane Arbus. Nicole Kidman is brilliant.
  246. Movie DetailsHavoc (2005) 6  With Sex/Nudity
    Two affluent suburban girls clash with Latino gang culture. Stars Anne Hathaway and Bijou Phillips.
  247. Movie DetailsHellboy Animated: Sword of Storms (2006) 6  AnimationFantasyHorrorObscure/RareComic Book/SuperheroTV Shows
    A samurai sword sends Hellboy into a dangerous realm of Japanese legends, ghosts and monsters.
  248. Movie DetailsHidalgo (2004) 6  SportDocumentary/True
    American Viggo Mortensen and his horse enter a 3,000 mile survival race across Arabia.
  249. Movie DetailsIce Harvest, The (2005) 6  ComedyWith Sex/Nudity
    Mob lawyer Cusack and strip-club owner Thornton attempt to embezzle $2 million on Christmas Eve.
  250. Movie DetailsJu-on: The Grudge (2004) 6  Horror
    Japanese horror movie features a vengeful spirit that marks and pursues anybody entering its house.
  251. Movie DetailsLaurel Canyon (2002) 6  Musical/MusicWith Sex/Nudity
    An uptight young man moves in with Frances McDormand and experiences a clash of lifestyles.
  252. Movie DetailsLimbo (2005) 6  Obscure/Rare
    A bullet sends a man into a repeating time loop. Afterlife as low-budget film noir.
  253. Movie DetailsNight at the Museum (2006) 6  ComedyFantasy
    New night security guard Ben Stiller discovers that museum exhibits come to life at night.
  254. Movie DetailsNight Watch (2006) 6  FantasyHorrorWith Sex/Nudity
    First chapter of a derivative Russian fantasy epic featuring warring forces of daytime and nighttime.
  255. Movie DetailsNew World, The (2005) 6  Documentary/True
    Malick depicts Pocahontas's life in 1600s Virginia. It's epic, sluggish, and burdened by disjointed voiceovers.
  256. Movie DetailsOnce Upon a Time in Mexico (2003) 6  Conspiracy
    The finale of Robert Rodriguez's Mariachi trilogy. Johnny Depp redeems this overstuffed spaghetti Western.
  257. Movie DetailsOne Hour Photo (2002) 6  With Sex/Nudity
    Robin Williams is a one-hour photo lab employee who becomes obsessed with a suburban family.
  258. Movie DetailsOrange County (2002) 6  Comedy
    Jack Black tries to help smart highschooler Colin Hanks get admitted into Stanford.
  259. Movie DetailsPirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006) 6  ComedyFantasy
    An overlong cartoonish setup to the third movie in the Disney franchise. Johnny Depp shines.
  260. Movie DetailsPumpkin (2002) 6  Comedy
    College sorority girl Christina Ricci is drawn into a relationship with a young disabled man.
  261. Movie DetailsRules of Attraction, The (2002) 6  ComedyWith Sex/Nudity
    Mean-spirited film about shallow, spoiled kids at Camden College. Artful rewinds, vulgarity and Shannyn Sossamon.
  262. Movie DetailsRundown, The (2003) 6  Comedy
    Mob thug The Rock is sent to the Amazon to retrieve treasure-hunting Seann William Scott.
  263. Movie DetailsSalton Sea, The (2002) 6  
    After his wife is murdered, Val Kilmer drifts into a world of speed junkies.
  264. Movie DetailsSaw (2004) 6  Horror
    Cary Elwes wakes up in the secure lair of a serial killer nicknamed Jigsaw. Grisly.
  265. Movie DetailsSecret Window (2004) 6  Horror
    You stole my story! This combination of Johnny Depp and Stephen King should've been better.
  266. Movie DetailsSnakes on a Plane (2006) 6  ComedyHorrorWith Sex/Nudity
    A cheesy Samuel L. Jackson horror-comedy that knows it's ridiculous and plays it refreshingly well.
  267. Movie DetailsStar Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002) 6  FantasySci-Fi
    Jar Jar is muzzled, Yoda breaks out his light-saber, and Natalie Portman bares her midriff.
  268. Movie DetailsTideland (2006) 6  FantasyHorror
    A young girl with drug-addicted parents creates a half-fantasy world with doll heads, deranged neighbors.
  269. Movie DetailsTulse Luper Suitcases: The Moab Story, The (2003) 6  Obscure/RareWith Sex/NudityDocumentary/True
    This Peter Greenaway multimedia project is too ambitious, difficult, and intertextual. Caroline Dhavernas still shines.
  270. Movie DetailsVeronica Guerin (2003) 6  ConspiracyDocumentary/True
    Irish journalist Cate Blanchett is murdered by drug dealers she exposed in her newspaper articles.
  271. Movie DetailsWe Were Soldiers (2002) 6  Documentary/True
    Details a major battle in the Vietnam War, starring Mel Gibson and trout-lipped Madeleine Stowe.
  272. Movie DetailsWeather Man, The (2005) 6  ComedyWith Sex/Nudity
    Successful Chicago weatherman Nicolas Cage's personal life is a failure. So he takes up archery.
  273. Movie DetailsWhat the Bleep Do We Know!? (2004) 6  Comedy
    Life is a quantum world of possibility. It's spoiled by less-than-credible talking heads and soundbites.
  274. Movie DetailsWild Blue Yonder, The (2005) 6  FantasyObscure/RareSci-FiDocumentary/True
    Werner Herzog fashions a boring sci-fi documentary from beautiful undersea Antarctica footage and NASA video.
  275. Movie DetailsZathura (2005) 6  ComedyFantasySci-Fi
    A fairly charming family movie that explores childhood adventure. It's basically Jumanji in outer space.

  276. ADEQUATE
  277. Movie DetailsÆon Flux (2005) 5  Sci-FiWith Sex/NudityComic Book/Superhero
    Charlize Theron is a stunning, athletic heroine. But they've destroyed the meaning of the series.
  278. Movie DetailsAmityville Horror, The (2005) 5  HorrorDocumentary/True
    While overproduced and derivative, this horror remake starring Ryan Reynolds exceeded my expectations.
  279. Movie DetailsBad Company (2002) 5  Comedy
    Cliché-ridden but mildly amusing Chris Rock action movie, courtesy of Jerry Bruckheimer.
  280. Movie DetailsBe Cool (2005) 5  ComedyMusical/Music
    The entire premise involves having John Travolta and Uma Thurman reprise their Pulp Fiction dance.
  281. Movie DetailsBirthday Girl (2002) 5  Comedy
    Nicole Kidman arrives in a small town as a bank clerk's Russian mail-order bride.
  282. Movie DetailsBruce Almighty (2003) 5  ComedyFantasy
    Reporter Jim Carrey is given almighty powers to teach him how difficult God's job is.
  283. Movie DetailsChronicles of Riddick, The (2004) 5  Sci-Fi
    Five years after Pitch Black, wanted criminal Riddick arrives on a new planet. Weak script.
  284. Movie DetailsCube 2: Hypercube (2002) 5  HorrorSci-FiWith Sex/Nudity
    Bizarre, nonsensical sequel packed with bad dialogue/acting. Devoid of Cube's existentialism and simplicity.
  285. Movie DetailsDaredevil (2003) 5  FantasyComic Book/Superhero
    Ben Affleck, who can't act, zipped into a maroon bodysuit. Enough said.
  286. Movie DetailsFantastic Four (2005) 5  FantasySci-FiComic Book/Superhero
    Exposure to cosmic radiation creates superhero scientists: Mr. Fantastic, Human Torch, Thing, and Jessica Alba.
  287. Movie DetailsFeed (2006) 5  HorrorObscure/RareWith Sex/Nudity
    An Internet sex crimes expert investigates feeder-gainer relationships (sexual fetish of the grotesquely obese).
  288. Movie DetailsFinal Destination 2 (2003) 5  FantasyHorrorWith Sex/Nudity
    Ali Larter is back on Death's path of destruction. Features gruesome accidents galore.
  289. Movie DetailsFinal Destination 3 (2006) 5  HorrorWith Sex/Nudity
    Better than the first two. I watched the Rube-Goldberg deaths with amusement. The nudity helped.
  290. Movie DetailsGirl from Monday, The (2005) 5  ComedyObscure/RareSci-FiWith Sex/Nudity
    Citizens have become property traded on the stock exchange, but aliens are supporting the resistance.
  291. Movie DetailsHellevator: The Bottled Fools (2005) 5  HorrorObscure/RareSci-Fi
    Had me with the underground dystopia and telepaths, lost me with the overdone elevator bloodbath.
  292. Movie DetailsHostel (2005) 5  HorrorWith Sex/Nudity
    Hedonism and bare breasts mixed with horrific gore, grisly torture, and the slandering of Slovakia.
  293. Movie DetailsHow to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003) 5  Comedy
    Kate Hudson is completely insane. Our love fern! You let it die!
  294. Movie DetailsJohn Q (2002) 5  
    Denzel Washington takes the emergency room hostage until doctors agree to perform his son's transplant.
  295. Movie DetailsJust Married (2003) 5  Comedy
    Ashton Kutcher and Brittany Murphy are on their honeymoon in Europe. Things go really badly.
  296. Movie DetailsK-19: The Widowmaker (2002) 5  Documentary/True
    Harrison Ford and Liam Neeson star in this dull tale of a malfunctioning nuclear submarine.
  297. Movie DetailsKung Pow! Enter the Fist (2002) 5  Comedy
    It is an honor having you beat up random people in our city.
  298. Movie DetailsLeague of Extraordinary Gentlemen, The (2003) 5  FantasySci-FiComic Book/Superhero
    In an alternate Victorian Age world, Captain Nemo, Tom Sawyer, and Dr. Jekyll join forces.
  299. Movie DetailsMalibu's Most Wanted (2003) 5  Comedy
    A white Senator's son wants to live the hip-hop lifestyle. Don't be hatin'.
  300. Movie DetailsMen in Black II (2002) 5  ComedySci-FiComic Book/Superhero
    A semi-amusing replica of the original popcorn flick. The train-station locker creatures steal the show.
  301. Movie DetailsNational Treasure (2004) 5  ComedyConspiracy
    Diane Heidkrueger has been able to capture my attention since her mid-1990s modeling days.
  302. Movie DetailsResident Evil (2002) 5  ConspiracyHorrorSci-FiWith Sex/Nudity
    That scene where Milla Jovovich kicks the crap out of undead Dobermans is pretty cool.
  303. Movie DetailsResident Evil: Apocalypse (2004) 5  ConspiracyHorrorSci-FiWith Sex/Nudity
    Skinny white chicks with guns brazenly kick zombie ass while trying to escape Raccoon City.
  304. Movie DetailsSaiyûki Vol. 1: The Journey Begins (2003) 5  AnimationFantasyObscure/RareTV Shows
    A Dragonball Z-like anime adventure of four heroes traveling West to confront a powerful demon.
  305. Movie DetailsSaw II (2005) 5  Horror
    Jigsaw forces another round of kidnapped people to play survival games in medieval torture chambers.
  306. Movie DetailsSleeping Dogs Lie (2005) 5  Obscure/Rare
    A short, low-budget film. Maynard James Keenan was charming, but Audioslave's Brad Wilk can't act.
  307. Movie DetailsStay Alive (2006) 5  HorrorWith Sex/Nudity
    A videogame kills players in the real world. It's gory CGI fun featuring Samaire Armstrong.
  308. Movie DetailsTrauma (2004) 5  HorrorObscure/Rare
    Colin Firth's fragmented reality is haunted by death, apparitions, blood, ants, and Mena Suvari's vacuity.
  309. Movie DetailsUnderworld (2003) 5  FantasyHorror
    Aristocratic vampire warrior Kate Beckinsale battles werewolf street-thugs in some gothic city. Silly as hell.
  310. Movie DetailsxXx (2002) 5  Sport
    Extreme-sports athlete Vin Diesel blows a lot of shit up. Stunts and gadgets replace plot.

  311. FROM BAD TO WORSE
  312. Movie Details13 Seconds (2004) CRAP  FantasyHorrorObscure/Rare
    I was cost-effectively bored by this cliché-ridden indie splatter film. Unbearably amateurish and uncreepy.
  313. Movie DetailsCharlie's Angels 2: Full Throttle (2003) CRAP  Comedy
    Bimbo agents Cameron, Drew and Lucy Liu are back! With sparkly dirtbikes and eye-glitter!
  314. Movie DetailsDate Movie (2006) CRAP  Comedy
    Two Scary Movie screenwriters spoof the romantic comedy genre to death. Alyson Hannigan stars. Lame.
  315. Movie DetailsDay Without a Mexican, A (2004) CRAP  ComedyFantasyObscure/Rare
    California's entire Hispanic population vanishes into pink fog. Satirical premise is thoroughly beaten to death.
  316. Movie DetailsEragon (2006) CRAP  Fantasy
    A bad movie about dragons, dragon riders, a Shade's dark magic and evil King Galbatorix.
  317. Movie DetailsFailure to Launch (2006) CRAP  Comedy
    Matthew McConaughey's parents set him up with Sarah Jessica Parker so he'll finally move out.
  318. Movie DetailsFearDotCom (2002) CRAP  HorrorWith Sex/Nudity
    People are dying after logging on to a website. Natascha McElhone's talent is wasted.
  319. Movie DetailsFreddy vs. Jason (2003) CRAP  HorrorWith Sex/Nudity
    Freddy Krueger and Jason Voorhees return to terrorize teenagers, and each other. Boring and stupid.
  320. Movie DetailsHot Chick, The (2002) CRAP  Comedy
    An attractive but mean-spirited girl becomes trapped in Rob Schneider's body. Stupid but mildly amusing.
  321. Movie DetailsImpostor (2002) CRAP  Sci-Fi
    A Philip K. Dick adaptation gone wrong. Is engineer Gary Sinise actually an alien android?
  322. Movie DetailsJust Like Heaven (2005) CRAP  ComedyFantasy
    Reese Witherspoon, in spirit form, inhabits architect Mark Ruffalo's apartment in this formulaic romantic comedy.
  323. Movie DetailsLara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003) CRAP  Fantasy
    Angelina Jolie is searching for Pandora's box. Alas, beauty and special effects don't equal quality.
  324. Movie DetailsLegally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde (2003) CRAP  Comedy
    Soul-crushingly shallow materialism mixed with plucky good-heartedness. I will now light myself on fire.
  325. Movie DetailsMa Mère (2005) CRAP  Obscure/RareWith Sex/Nudity
    Dark, French exercise of reckless, unlikable characters finding pleasure in incest and depravity. Rotten, pointless.
  326. Movie DetailsNew Guy, The (2002) CRAP  Comedy
    A crude high-school movie about reinventing yourself. Zooey Deschanel could not redeem its incoherence.
  327. Movie DetailsNational Lampoon's Barely Legal (2003) CRAP  ComedyObscure/RareWith Sex/Nudity
    Three high school guys attempt to make a porno movie. Vic Ramalot takes it personally.
  328. Movie DetailsReturn, The (2006) CRAP  
    Sarah Michelle Gellar is supernaturally drawn to an old farmhouse where a murder took place.
  329. Movie DetailsScooby-Doo (2002) CRAP  ComedyFantasy
    Matthew Lillard's Shaggy impression is great, but the rest of this live-action adaptation is useless.
  330. Movie DetailsSigns (2002) CRAP  Sci-Fi
    M. Night Shyamalan and Mel Gibson really crapped the bed with this lame alien-invasion movie.
  331. Movie DetailsSlackers (2002) CRAP  ComedyWith Sex/Nudity
    Not even Jason Schwartzman can save this utterly detestable gross-out comedy. Painfully unfunny.
  332. Movie DetailsStranded (2003) CRAP  Obscure/RareSci-Fi
    Astronauts crash onto the surface of Mars. Intriguing concept, but bad science and idiotic script.
  333. Movie DetailsSweet Home Alabama (2002) CRAP  Comedy
    I'm sorry, but Reese Witherspoon made me want to skewer my temples.
  334. Movie DetailsSweetest Thing, The (2002) CRAP  Comedy
    A disposable saccharine comedy about searching for love, starring Cameron Diaz and Christina Applegate.
  335. Movie DetailsSwimfan (2002) CRAP  Sport
    My dislike for Erika Christensen didn't help me enjoy this Fatal Attraction rip-off.
  336. Movie DetailsTuxedo, The (2002) CRAP  ComedySci-Fi
    Chauffer Jackie Chan wears a special gadget-laden tuxedo. Jennifer Love Hewitt is also present.
  337. Movie DetailsUnderworld: Evolution (2006) CRAP  FantasyHorrorWith Sex/Nudity
    Acting-challenged vampire Kate Beckinsale is still battling werewolves, but now with extra CGI incoherence.
  338. Movie DetailsVan Wilder (2002) CRAP  ComedyWith Sex/Nudity
    Tara Reid and Ryan Reynolds are incapable of intelligent conversation, but let's not fault Ryan.
  339. Movie DetailsWhite Noise (2005) CRAP  HorrorSci-Fi
    A crummy paranormal movie, but watch the DVD's cool special features about Electronic Voice Phenomena.


  340. Statistical ratings distribution of these 333 films (20.8% of total rated films):
    With enough films included, it usually approximates a bell curve with a mean near 6.5...
    (especially when considering that CRAP is 0-4 combined).
    Average rating for these 333 films: 7.

    10:6.6%

    9:15.6%

    8:21%

    7:22.8%

    6:15.3%

    5:10.2%

    CRAP:8.4%



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