Movie Ratings & Reviews
Last film added: December 16, 2018. There are currently 1603 films in the database (since 1996).
- Adaptation. (2002) 10
A screenwriter writes himself into the screenplay he's trying to adapt from a nonfiction book.
- Punch-Drunk Love (2002) 10
Businessman Adam Sandler begins a romantic journey with a curious woman amidst personal chaos.
- Short Films of David Lynch, The (2002) 10
A detailed DVD collection of Lynch's six short films, dating 1966 to 1996. Horrifically odd.
- Son, The (2002) 10
The Dardennes' build emotional and moral complexity around a vocational training center for troubled boys.
- About Schmidt (2002) 9
Jack Nicholson is entering retirement and doesn't know what to do. Warning: Kathy Bates nudity.
- Dirty Pretty Things (2002) 9
Turkish chambermaid Audrey Tautou works at a London hotel where drug dealing and prostitution abound.
- Heaven (2002) 9
The first of the Kieslowski trilogy, starring Cate Blanchett. Tom Tykwer directs this philosophical escape.
- Hero (2002) 9
A Rashômonesque martial-arts epic about the attempted assassination of a Chinese warlord, starring Jet Li.
- Minority Report (2002) 9
An excellent futuristic thriller with irrelevant distractions, including vomit, snot and anthropomorphic plants.
- Pianist, The (2002) 9
A Polish Jewish musician struggles to survive the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto of WWII.
- Sex and Lucía (2002) 9
Julio Medem directs a convoluted dreamlike narrative, starring a novelist, an island and Paz Vega.
- Talk to Her (2002) 9
Pedro Almodóvar's story of friendship between two men whose girlfriends are both in deep comas.
- 25th Hour (2002) 8
Edward Norton revaluates his life in the 24 remaining hours before a seven-year jail term.
- Bowling for Columbine (2002) 8
Michael Moore explores the roots of America's propensity for gun violence and the fear-mongering media.
- Catch Me If You Can (2002) 8
Successful con-artist and millionaire Leonardo DiCaprio holds multiple identities. FBI agent Tom Hanks gives chase.
- Cremaster 3 (2002) 8
Matthew Barney's art installation epic where he plays the Entered Apprentice and faces bizarre adversaries.
- Igby Goes Down (2002) 8
A sarcastic 17-year-old boy rebels against the money and privilege he was born into.
- Insomnia (2002) 8
Two L.A. homicide detectives are dispatched to Alaska to investigate the murder of a teen.
- Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, The (2002) 8
We needs it. Must have the precious. They stole it from us. Sneaky little hobbitses.
- Rabbits (2002) 8
David Lynch's nine-episode sitcom starring people in rabbit suits, accompanied by laugh tracks. Plotless, eerie.
- Road to Perdition (2002) 8
The result of hitman Tom Hanks's son witnessing what his father does for a living.
- Russian Ark (2002) 8
300 years of Russian history displayed in a single continuous shot at the Hermitage Museum.
- Solaris (2002) 8
Soderbergh's remake is quite good, with much credit due to George Clooney and Natascha McElhone.
- X-Files: The Complete Collector's Edition, The (2002) 8
FBI agents Mulder and Scully investigate paranormal cases and discover alien conspiracies within our government.
- 28 Days Later (2002) 7
Four weeks after a deadly virus spreads throughout the UK, a few survivors seek sanctuary.
- 8 Mile (2002) 7
Eminem is a young struggling rapper in Detroit. Co-stars Kim Basinger and Brittany Murphy.
- About a Boy (2002) 7
A little boy teaches cynical, immature Hugh Grant how to act like a grownup.
- Berserk - The Complete Collection (2002) 7
Anime about young warrior Guts and the mercenary company called the Band of the Hawk.
- Bourne Identity, The (2002) 7
In Paris, Matt Damon tries to remember his identity and why he is wanted dead.
- Chicago (2002) 7
A musical about celebrity worship, set in 1920s Chicago, starring Catherine Zeta-Jones and Renée Zellweger.
- Ice Age (2002) 7
An animated saber-toothed tiger, sloth, wooly mammoth, and saber-toothed squirrel discover a lost human infant.
- Iris (2002) 7
True story of novelist Iris Murdoch and her husband John Bayley, from youth to Alzheimer's.
- Irreversible (2002) 7
Interesting narrative concept, but vicious. Be prepared for traumatic rape and murder. Stars Monica Bellucci.
- Lilo & Stitch (2002) 7
A Hawaiian girl adopts an unusual pet who is actually a notorious extraterrestrial fugitive.
- Live from Baghdad (2002) 7
Robert Wiener's memoirs of CNN reporters in Iraq during the Gulf War bombing in 1991.
- Panic Room (2002) 7
This David Fincher thriller presents three burglars searching Jodie Foster's brownstone mansion for hidden fortune.
- Secretary (2002) 7
James Spader is involved in a sexual, sadomasochistic story? You're kidding! Maggie Gyllenhaal is great.
- Spider-Man (2002) 7
Tobey Maguire is bitten by a genetically engineered spider and subsequently wins Kirsten Dunst's love.
- XX/XY (2002) 7
A three-way relationship during college still haunts and complicates Mark Ruffalo's life 10 years later.
- Austin Powers 3: Goldmember (2002) 6
Have you got any idea how many anonymous henchmen I've killed over the years?
- Blood Work (2002) 6
Retired FBI profiler Clint Eastwood returns to service following clues from his own heart transplant.
- Blue Crush (2002) 6
Blonde surfer girl Kate Bosworth prepares for a surf competition while looking extremely attractive.
- Changing Lanes (2002) 6
A fender-bender between lawyer Ben Affleck and businessman Samuel L. Jackson escalates into a feud.
- Close Your Eyes (2002) 6
A hypnotherapist receives visions from the inside of his patients' minds. A key to immortality?
- CQ (2002) 6
The story of a young sci-fi filmmaker in Paris. Model Angela Lindvall serves as eye-candy.
- Death to Smoochy (2002) 6
When children's television show host Robin Williams is fired, he plots revenge against Edward Norton.
- Equilibrium (2002) 6
In a super-serious fascist future, Christian Bale has mastered the technique of the gun kata.
- Frailty (2002) 6
Bill Paxton's chilling study of a family's disintegration. The plot twists and payoff underwhelmed me.
- Laurel Canyon (2002) 6
An uptight young man moves in with Frances McDormand and experiences a clash of lifestyles.
- One Hour Photo (2002) 6
Robin Williams is a one-hour photo lab employee who becomes obsessed with a suburban family.
- Orange County (2002) 6
Jack Black tries to help smart highschooler Colin Hanks get admitted into Stanford.
- Pumpkin (2002) 6
College sorority girl Christina Ricci is drawn into a relationship with a young disabled man.
- Rules of Attraction, The (2002) 6
Mean-spirited film about shallow, spoiled kids at Camden College. Artful rewinds, vulgarity and Shannyn Sossamon.
- Salton Sea, The (2002) 6
After his wife is murdered, Val Kilmer drifts into a world of speed junkies.
- Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002) 6
Jar Jar is muzzled, Yoda breaks out his light-saber, and Natalie Portman bares her midriff.
- We Were Soldiers (2002) 6
Details a major battle in the Vietnam War, starring Mel Gibson and trout-lipped Madeleine Stowe.
- Bad Company (2002) 5
Cliché-ridden but mildly amusing Chris Rock action movie, courtesy of Jerry Bruckheimer.
- Birthday Girl (2002) 5
Nicole Kidman arrives in a small town as a bank clerk's Russian mail-order bride.
- Cube 2: Hypercube (2002) 5
Bizarre, nonsensical sequel packed with bad dialogue/acting. Devoid of Cube's existentialism and simplicity.
- John Q (2002) 5
Denzel Washington takes the emergency room hostage until doctors agree to perform his son's transplant.
- K-19: The Widowmaker (2002) 5
Harrison Ford and Liam Neeson star in this dull tale of a malfunctioning nuclear submarine.
- Kung Pow! Enter the Fist (2002) 5
It is an honor having you beat up random people in our city.
- Men in Black II (2002) 5
A semi-amusing replica of the original popcorn flick. The train-station locker creatures steal the show.
- Resident Evil (2002) 5
That scene where Milla Jovovich kicks the crap out of undead Dobermans is pretty cool.
- xXx (2002) 5
Extreme-sports athlete Vin Diesel blows a lot of shit up. Stunts and gadgets replace plot.
- FearDotCom (2002) CRAP
People are dying after logging on to a website. Natascha McElhone's talent is wasted.
- Hot Chick, The (2002) CRAP
An attractive but mean-spirited girl becomes trapped in Rob Schneider's body. Stupid but mildly amusing.
- Impostor (2002) CRAP
A Philip K. Dick adaptation gone wrong. Is engineer Gary Sinise actually an alien android?
- New Guy, The (2002) CRAP
A crude high-school movie about reinventing yourself. Zooey Deschanel could not redeem its incoherence.
- Scooby-Doo (2002) CRAP
Matthew Lillard's Shaggy impression is great, but the rest of this live-action adaptation is useless.
- Signs (2002) CRAP
M. Night Shyamalan and Mel Gibson really crapped the bed with this lame alien-invasion movie.
- Slackers (2002) CRAP
Not even Jason Schwartzman can save this utterly detestable gross-out comedy. Painfully unfunny.
- Sweet Home Alabama (2002) CRAP
I'm sorry, but Reese Witherspoon made me want to skewer my temples.
- Sweetest Thing, The (2002) CRAP
A disposable saccharine comedy about searching for love, starring Cameron Diaz and Christina Applegate.
- Swimfan (2002) CRAP
My dislike for Erika Christensen didn't help me enjoy this Fatal Attraction rip-off.
- Tuxedo, The (2002) CRAP
Chauffer Jackie Chan wears a special gadget-laden tuxedo. Jennifer Love Hewitt is also present.
- Van Wilder (2002) CRAP
Tara Reid and Ryan Reynolds are incapable of intelligent conversation, but let's not fault Ryan.
2002 ReleasesSearch returned all films from 2002 out of 1603 total rated films.
FROM BAD TO WORSE
Statistical ratings distribution of these 77 films (4.8% 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 77 films: 6.4.
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