Vincente MinnelliGoodbye Charlie begins with a humorous opening sequence, in which Charles Sorel is an inveterate philanderer practicing his wily crafts on women aboard an ocean liner. He is found out by a jealous husband and shot dead, falling overboard into the sea. Through a celestial fluke, Charles' soul enters the well-rounded body of a woman who renames herself Charlie. In this form, Charlie seeks to settle old scores with her murderer as well as several other enemies. As if these complications aren't enough, Charlie's best friend, George Tracy, falls in love with Charlie, knowing full well that she isn't really who she claims to be.
Peter AmbrosioSunday Girl tells the story of Natasha, who sets out to break up with four of her five boyfriends in a single day. There’s Victor, the melodramatic poet. Jack, the angry labourer. Tom, the friend with benefits. Winston, the nice guy. As Natasha’s story progresses, we begin to experience her world and its inhabitants, while finding out exactly what it is she wants. Ultimately it is a story detailing the frustrations of being young and in search of love.
Aki KaurismäkiNominated for an Academy Award® (2003 Best Foreign Language Film), this second installment of acclaimed Finnish director Aki Kaurismaki's Finland Trilogy is a comic drama that's both totally unique and completely irresistible. When a laborer (Markku Peltola) arrives in Helsinki in search of a job, he gets a brutal surprise beating in a local park by a group of thugs instead. He miraculously survives, but amnesia prevents him from remembering anything, including his name. Soon, a Salvation Army worker (2002 Cannes Film Festival Best Actress Award Winner Kati Outinen) develops a shy interest in him, and a sweet, natural romance begins between the two. But just as the man's life begins to make sense again, his past suddenly returns to haunt him.
Sharon MaguireOscar® winners Renée Zellweger and Colin Firth are joined by Patrick Dempsey for the next chapter of the world's favorite singleton in “Bridget Jones's Baby.” Directed by Sharon Maguire ("Bridget Jones's Diary"), the new film in the beloved comedy series based on creator Helen Fielding's heroine finds Bridget unexpectedly expecting. After breaking up with Mark Darcy (Firth), Bridget Jones's (Zellweger) "happily ever after" hasn't quite gone according to plan. Fortysomething and single again, she decides to focus on her job as top news producer and surround herself with old friends and new. For once, Bridget has everything completely under control. What could possibly go wrong? Then her love life takes a turn and Bridget meets a dashing American named Jack (Dempsey), the suitor who is everything Mr. Darcy is not. In an unlikely twist she finds herself pregnant, but with one hitch…she can only be fifty percent sure of the identity of her baby's father. The much-anticipated third
Michael LehmannWesterburg High School’s elite clique of popular girls is “The Heathers,” comprised of the powerful Heather Chandler, the green-with-envy Heather Duke, and the cowardly Heather McNamara. Rounding out the foursome is Veronica Sawyer (Winona Ryder), who is so fed up with the Heathers and the entire peer pressure cooker that she starts running with J.D. (Christian Slater), a mysterious – and possibly psychotic – motorcycle-riding newcomer. But what begins as their noble effort to rid Westerburg of its bad apples ends up taking a real toll. And their teen rebellion produces a serious and mounting body count. Shannen Doherty co-stars in this cruelly hilarious dark comedy, which became one of the biggest cult classics of the ‘80s.
Robert IscoveAn irresistible cast of Hollywood's young faces star in this fun, sexy comedy hit about the power of attraction and the pressures of popularity! Stung when his bombshell girlfriend abruptly dumps him for a TV celebrity, big man on campus Zack Siler (Freddie Prinze Jr., Scooby-Doo, Boys and Girls, Down to You) wagers with a classmate he can quickly turn any girl -- even the school's biggest geek, Laney Boggs (Rachel Leigh Cook, Texas Rangers, Josie and the Pussycats) -- into the prom queen! He wasn't, however, betting on falling in love! After an amazing makeover, Laney is transformed from nobody to knockout, but when she learns of Zack's deception, it could ruin any chance he had with his newfound dream girl! With a hip, modern soundtrack and a hilarious story that audiences loved, this great comedy is all that and more!
Nick MooreSixteen-year-old Poppy (Emma Roberts) is an LA teen diva who does what she wants, whenever she wants. But after an over-the-top prank pushes her father one step too far, she finds herself shipped off to the one place where everything will change: a British boarding school. No cell phones, no designer clothes…no way. Desperate to break free, she sets in motion the ultimate escape plan involving the head mistress' son – only to discover that this could be the reason she wants to stay. Co-starring Natasha Richardson, Aidan Quinn and Nick Frost, it's the fun and fabulous comedy that's LOL!
Richard ThorpeSteve McQueen stars as a navy lieutenant with a foolproof scheme to get rich by winning at a Venice casino with the help of The Honeymoon Machine. While playing poker with his pals, Lieutenant Fergie Howard (McQueen) gets the news that Operation Honeymoon has been successful: His ship's onboard computer can predict exactly where a missile will land. A great advance for world peace--and a great idea for how to make a million! The ship's computer tech (Jim Hutton) confesses that the computer can also tell where a roulette ball will land. As soon at their ship docks in Venice, Howard secretly wires the computer to a high-class casino, and the money starts to roll in. But when the admiral sees signals coming into the computer, he assumes that real missiles have been launched!
John HughesThe Frankenstein legend takes an uproarious twist in this outrageous special effects-laden comedy from the writer-director of Sixteen Candles and The Breakfast Club. Critically acclaimed filmmaker John Hughes is at it again, giving nerdy computer whiz Ilan Mitchell-Smith and his best friend, Anthony Michael Hall, power to create the "perfect woman" (Kelly LeBrock). Like a computer-generated fairy godmother, the duo's out-of-this-world creation guides the pair through the pleasures and pitfalls of adolescence. With a rock beat supplied by many music superstars including Oingo Boingo, this far-out, sci-fi fable brings everyone's favorite teen fantasies to life through the miracle of Weird Science.
Roger KumbleChris Brander has always been friends with Jamie Palamino, but now decides it is time to take his relationship to the next step. The problem is, is that Jamie still wants to be 'Just Friends'. When he runs away and moves to L.A., he becomes an attractive music manager, who everyone wants. When his jet crashes, when flying to Paris with his newest singing sensation, Samantha James, he ends up back home. To his surprise, he encounters Jamie again, and sets out to be more than friends this time. Starring Ryan Reynolds ("Blade: Trinity," "The Amityville Horror"), Amy Smart ("Starsky & Hutch," "The Butterfly Effect"), Chris Klein ("American Pie 1 & 2," "Election") and Anna Faris ("Scary Movie franchise," "Brokeback Mountain").
Howard DeutchWhen an unannounced, uninvited and unwelcome family of fun-loving misfits converge upon a lakeside resort to join their relatives for a summer of relaxation, the result is anything but restful in this raucous comedy starring Dan Aykroyd and John Candy. It's a vacationer's worst nightmare, as wheeler-dealer Aykroyd, his sexually repressed wife and eerie twin daughters "join" the easygoing Candy and his straight-laced clan for a season of "fun" in the sun. Unfortunately, the only thing these two in-laws have in common is their intense dislike for each other. Soon, it's brother-in-law against brother-in-law in an uproarious and hilarious fight to the finish to see which one really knows how to enjoy The Great Outdoors.
Dean ParisotA team of intrepid adventurers travels through the outer reaches of the galaxy, each week finding excitement and adventure on Galaxy Quest! Or at least that's the way it was in the mid-1970s, when brave if reckless Captain Peter Quincy Taggart, lovely Lieutenant Tawny Madison, and inscrutable alien Dr. Lazarus were the leaders of an interstellar law enforcement team on the TV series of that name. Twenty years later, the show is still in reruns, and Jason Nesmith (Tim Allen), Gwen DeMarco (Sigourney Weaver), and Alexander Dane (Alan Rickman) prop up their sagging careers by making appearances at sci-fi conventions, where they grudgingly shake hands and give autographs for the show's socially inept following. However, it turns out that nerdy sci-fi fans aren't the only ones watching: somewhere in another solar system, a group of alien rebels living under a regime of violence and repression have picked up broadcasts of Galaxy Quest, and they aren't aware that it's fiction. They travel to
Stefan LiberskiBased on Amélie Nothomb's bestselling novel, Tokyo Fiancée is a dark romantic comedy that will appeal to fans of Jean-Pierre Jeunet's Amélie and Sofia Coppola's Lost in Translation. The young, pixie-like Amélie is in love with all things Japanese, which prompts her to buy a one-way ticket to Tokyo in order to completely immerse herself in Japanese culture. She offers to work as a French tutor, and soon finds herself enjoying a passionate relationship with her only student, the charming Rinri. As the two explore the joys (and awkwardness) of their first real romance and the colorful city around them, many cultural barriers fall...but some still remain. This captivating and unique comedy played in the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival and seduced audiences in Europe with its whimsical style and its playful look at misunderstandings, complications and the problems that arise from cultural stereotypes. Pauline Étienne, as Amélie, is winsome and wonderful as the enthusiastic yo
J.C. CalcianoA witty, feel-good romantic comedy about one man’s search for Mr. Right. Blaine is a typical young gay man looking for love...without much success. His studly go-go-boy roommate Cameron – who has no shortage of willing partners – can’t understand why he doesn’t just pounce and enjoy some one-nighters. Enter adorable Xander, the man of his dreams. After meeting in an online chat room, they quickly fall for each other and start a virtual relationship. But in a case of mistaken identity, things go from romantically promising to downright confusing. Full of wit and charm and cute guys.
Michel BlancPierre is a stranger in an unfamiliar town. Pierre scribbles in a notebook. Pierre is alone in London. Pierre tears up his notes. Pierre is trying to write a novel. Tom is a male escort boy for ladies, a gigolo. Tom is a prostitute. But Pierre doesn't find this out until later, when Tom takes him to a party without telling him why and they are paid by two lady clients. Pierre is surprised. Pierre is shocked. Pierre is flattered. And because it scares him, because it's the opposite of the stifling life he has led, because he doesn't know how far he can go, Pierre goes for it. Like many people who are too well-behaved, Pierre goes too far.
Dany BoonA skinflint husband at last decides to be generous to his wife by offering her the gift of a country house. But he can’t refrain from doing it on the cheap and therefore chooses to work with a dubious real estate agent and bungling workmen, who soon turn his surprise into a nightmare.
Patrice LeconteMY BEST FRIEND stars the great Daniel Auteuil as a middle-aged antiques dealer with a stylish apartment and a fabulous life. But at a dinner with his dearest acquaintances, he is blindsided by the revelation that none of them actually likes him. He's arrogant and self-centered, and they don't believe he knows the meaning of friendship. Business partner Catherine makes him a bet: if he can produce a best friend, she’ll let him keep the massive Greek vase he acquired that afternoon on the company tab. If not, it's hers. Francois tears through his address book, trying to shoehorn an increasingly unlikely series of contacts into the all-important role. He encounters a big-hearted cabbie named Bruno (France’s beloved star Dany Boon) whose chatty, lowbrow ways grate against Francois's designer temperament, but he covets the other man's easy way with people.
Bertrand TavernierDoors slam and papers fly in this off-the-wall comedy about French politics directed by master filmmaker Bertrand Tavernier (The Princess of Montpensier). Tavernier's blistering assault - based on the award-winning graphic novel by Abel Lanzac, a former government speech writer - zeroes in on fictional Minister of Foreign Affairs Alexandre Taillard de Vorms (a tour-de-force comic performance by Thierry Lhermitte). A human whirlwind and a man confident in France's importance on the world stage, de Vorms takes on American neo-cons, corrupt Russians and the opportunistic Chinese while his hapless speech writer (Raphael Personnaz) endures the eccentricities of his megalomaniacal boss and his sycophantic entourage. In the vein of recent political comedies such as In the Loop, The French Minister is a hilarious send-up of diplomacy and international politics with rapid-fire dialogue and a brilliant ensemble cast.
Burt KennedyFrank Sinatra stars as Dirty Dingus Magee, a smalltime con man, would-be thief and wanted outlaw. But much to his chagrin, the reward for his capture is too small for anyone to bother chasing him... and he gets stranded in a nowhere town run by the local madam.
Joel CoenVowing to go straight, a recidivist convenience store bandit H.I. (Nicolas Cage) proposes marriage to police department photographer Ed (Holly Hunter), whom he's come to know quite well after so many trips to jail. All is wedded bliss for the unlikely couple until they discover she's unable to get pregnant. Turned down by every adoption agency in town thanks to H.I.'s rowdy past, it does not take long before they realize the only solution--kidnap one of the town's celebrated "Arizona Quintuplets" and hit the road! But the road is never smooth, and soon H.I.'s convict friends, his greedy boss and a ruthless motorcycle-riding bounty hunter become involved in the scheme to possess the famous baby.
Jamie UysProducer-writer-director Jamie Uys, who brought us the uproarious "The Gods Must Be Crazy," delivers awe-inspiring family entertainment in this unique look at the animal world. Four years of production, one hundred thousand miles of travel and half a million feet of film went into this splendid production.
Motke DappDiggsy (Kris Wente) has always been in love with Suzette (Sara Antonio). After she marries another man, a mysterious stranger (Eddie George) offers him a gift: a key that supposedly opens doors into parallel universes where other versions of Suzette may not only exist but where one of them could possibly even love him back.There's a catch: once he uses the key, he can't go back; he will forever leave everything he has ever known, including his sister Daphne (Brittany Belland). After some coaxing, Diggsy crosses through the first door as adventure grabs hold of him and refuses to let go. He meets Suzette after Suzette, most of them vastly different than the one he’s loved his entire life. Every door he passes through presents a new set of struggles, decisions, and challenges.And to complicate things, he meets a woman very different than Suzette named Gwyneth (CJ "Lana" Perry). Diggsy’s journey is filled with comedy, heartbreak, adventure, and a heavy dose of fish out of water.
John ButlerAfter a newly single TV weatherman is put on leave following an on-air meltdown, he directs his energy into home improvement and hires a middle-aged Latino day laborer named Ernesto to help. Despite a language barrier and having nothing in common, the two men develop an unexpected but profound friendship in this darkly comedic reflection on class, ethnicity, and companionship.
Mark SandrichFred Astaire and Ginger Rogers star in this classic musical romance of two lovers kept apart by a case of mistaken identity. Vacationing in London, Dale Tremont (Rogers) is awakened by Jerry Travers (Astaire) working out his new dance routine in the hotel room above hers. Although the two feel an instant attraction, Dale thinks that Jerry is married to her friend Madge (Helen Broderick). When Jerry then pursues Dale romantically, she is shocked--believing him a cad--yet she can't stop herself from falling in love with a seemingly married man. But when the couple meet again in Venice, all misunderstandings are resolved as Dale and Jerry dance together under the moonlight, cheek to cheek. Irving Berlin songs include: "Cheek to Cheek," "Isn't this a Lovely Day?" and "Top Hat, White Tie and Tails."
Michael ShowalterBased on the real-life courtship: Pakistan-born comedian Kumail and grad student Emily fall in love, but they struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail must navigate the crisis with her parents and the emotional tug-of-war between his family and his heart.
Kirk JonesIn a small town in Ireland named Tulaigh More, one of the 52 inhabitants wins the lotto jackpot of nearly seven million pounds. When nobody claims the loot, the town goes on a search to find the winner. However, all they find is old Ned Devine dead, a smile on his face, clutching the winning ticket. In Ireland, the lottery winnings must be claimed by the purchaser, which puts the town in a spot -- if the lottery officials discover Devine dead, he, and the town of Tulaigh More, forfeit the money. Hilarity ensures when the community embarks on an outrageous scheme to claim the winning lotto ticket! But in the process, the townsfolk learn the importance of friendship and the true value of money.
McGFDR (Chris Pine) and Tuck (Tom Hardy) are covert CIA operatives and best buddies...until they both fall for charming and sexy Lauren (Reese Witherspoon). Their friendship is put to the ultimate test as they wage an epic battle for her affection, using their surveillance skills and an array of high-tech gadgetry -- may the best spy win!
Michael LehmannAcademy Award®-winning actress Diane Keaton stars with Mandy Moore, Lauren Graham and Piper Perabo in this heartwarming comedy about mothers, daughters and cutting the apron strings. When it comes to her three, free-spirited daughters, Daphne (Keaton) is just your normal overprotective, overbearing, over-the-top mother. Worried that her youngest daughter, Millie (Moore), will end up alone, Daphne meddles in her daughter's love life until she ends up doing all the wrong things for all the right reasons... and all in the name of motherly love.
Charles Stone IIIThis hilarious, crowd-pleasing hit scores big laughs with funnyman Bernie Mac (Bad Santa, Ocean's 11) and Academy Award® nominee Angela Bassett (Best Actress, What's Love Got To Do With It, 1993). The day he got his 3,000th big league hit, Stan Ross (Mac) walked away from the game believing he'd punched his ticket to the Hall of Fame. But 10 years later, Stan becomes baseball's biggest error when it's discovered that three of his hits don't count! Now this over-the-hill former star with an oversized ego decides to make the major league's most outrageous comeback in order to regain his claim to fame! Also featuring Chris Noth (TV's Sex And The City, Cast Away) and Paul Sorvino (The Cooler, Goodfellas) ... catch the laugh-packed comedy that's been a home run with audiences everywhere!
Peter Farrelly & Bobby FarrellyHigh school teacher Ben Wrightman (Jimmy Fallon) is a good catch. He's charming, funny and great with kids. When he meets Lindsey Meeks (Drew Barrymore), an ambitious business consultant whose spirit is as luminous as her beauty, their attraction is immediate. Sure, they have their differences. She's a workaholic; he loves his summers off. He lives and breathes the Red Sox; she doesn't know Carl Yastrzemski from Johnny Damon. But true love overcomes all...at least until Red Sox spring training rolls around. As Ben's beloved Bosox launch one of the most incredible seasons in baseball history, Ben and Lindsey must decide if they, as a couple, will strike out or fight to keep love alive through extra innings.
Ron SheltonBilly Hoyle (Woody Harrelson) and Sidney Deane (Wesley Snipes) are an unlikely pair of basketball hustlers. They team up to con their way across the courts of Los Angeles, playing a game that's fast dangerous - and funny. Directed and written by Ron Shelton ("Bull Durham"), and co-starring the sizzling Rosie Perez, "White Men Can't Jump" is a slam dunk, high-flying comedy hit!
Julian JarroldInspired by a hilarious true story, this refreshing, feel-good comedy comes from the hit-making team that brought you Calendar Girls. For generations, the Price family has made very sensible, very conservative shoes for men. But to save the business from imminent bankruptcy, young Charlie Price turns to an unlikely new creative consultant: a sassy cross-dressing cabaret singer whose outrageous style and wild designs are a breath of fresh air in the stuffy old factory! Fun and original, it's a must-have movie that proves the best way to fit in is to stand out!
Woody Allen, Francis Ford Coppola & Martin Scorsese
Woody Allen, Francis Ford Coppola & Martin ScorseseGet ready for a wildly diverse, star-studded trilogy about life in the big city. One of the most talked about films of the year, NEW YORK STORIES features the collaboration of three of America's most popular directors, Martin Scorsese, Francis Coppola and Woody Allen.
Clare KilnerDebra Messing (TV's Will & Grace) shines in this hilarious romantic comedy about the surprising road to finding true love. Kat Ellis (Messing) is determined to attend her younger sister's wedding with a date. Rather than face the ridicule of her family and in order to show up her ex-fiance, she resorts to the Yellow Pages to find a last-minute escort, Nick (Dermot Mulroney, My Best Friend's Wedding). His dashing good looks and quick-witted charm may win over her family. But will they win over Kat? Filled with unexpected twists and endless laughs, The Wedding Date is the one date that you'll want to keep!
Howard Deutch80's teen sensations Molly Ringwald (Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast Club) and Andrew McCarthy (St. Elmo's Fire) drew raves for their starring performances in this hit love story by John Hughes (The Breakfast Club, Ferris Bueller's Day Off). She's a high school girl from the wrong side of town. He's the wealthy heart-throb who asks her to the prom. But as fast as their romance builds, it's threatened by the painful reality of peer pressure. A bittersweet story with an upbeat ending and a phenomenal rock score, Pretty in Pink also stars Harry Dean Stanton, Jon Cryer, James Spader and Annie Potts.
Malcolm D. LeeWhen four lifelong friends-Regina Hall, Tiffany Haddish, Jada Pinkett Smith and Queen Latifah-travel to New Orleans for the annual Essence Festival, sisterhoods are rekindled, wild sides are rediscovered, and there's enough dancing, drinking, brawling and romancing to make the Big Easy blush.
Alexandre O. PhilippeThey gave him their love, their money and their online parodies. He gave them... the prequels. The passion the original Star Wars trilogy inspires in its fans is unparalleled; but when it comes to George Lucas himself, many have found their ardor has cooled into a complicated love-hate relationship. This hilarious, heartfelt documentary delves deep into Lucas’s cultural legacy. Utilizing interviews taken from over 600 hours of footage, and peppered with extraordinary Star Wars and Indiana Jones recreations lovingly immortalized in song, needlepoint, Lego, claymation, puppets and paper-mâché, above all this film asks the question: who truly owns that galaxy far, far away—the man who created it, or the fans who worship it?
Christian DitterThere's a right way to be single, a wrong way to be single, and then…there's Alice. And Robin. Lucy. Meg. Tom. David. New York City is full of lonely hearts seeking the right match, be it a love connection, a hook-up, or something in the middle. And somewhere between the teasing texts and one-night stands, what these unmarrieds all have in common is the need to learn How to Be Single in a world filled with ever-evolving definitions of love. Sleeping around in the city that never sleeps was never so much fun.
Tim BurtonDirector Tim Burton brings the cult classic series "Dark Shadows" to the big screen in a film featuring an all-star cast, led by Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, and Helena Bonham Carter. In the year 1750, Joshua and Naomi Collins, with young son Barnabas, set sail from England to start a new life in America, where they build a fishing empire in the coastal Maine town that comes to carry their name: Collinsport. Two decades pass and Barnabas (Johnny Depp) has the world at his feet...until he makes the grave mistake of falling in love with a beauty named Josette DuPres (Bella Heathcote) and breaking the heart of Angelique Bouchard (Eva Green). Angelique dooms him to a fate worse than death-turning him into a vampire, and then burying him alive. Nearly two centuries later, Barnabas is inadvertently freed from his tomb and emerges into the very changed world of 1972, a stranger in an even stranger time.
Monihan MonihanEuropean Boerleider has long romanticized a road-trip across the USA, while his American buddy Monihan, is cynical and disillusioned with his country. Hitch a lift on this deadpan comedy as two skateboarders past their prime, from different sides of the world, travel coast to coast, butting heads and cultures the whole way.
Edward BurnsMickey (Edward Burns) and Francis Fitzpatrick (Mike McGlone), each in his own fashion, have tried to live by their father's rule: "You've got to do what makes you happy first." Mickey thinks he's happy being a cab driver and living the life of a carefree bachelor -- that is, until he meets Hope (Maxine Bahns), a beautiful, free-spirited graduate student on her way to Paris. Francis thinks he's happy making a killing on Wall Street and being married to his vivacious college sweetheart (Jennifer Aniston) -- that is, until he takes up with Heather (Cameron Diaz), a stunning blonde from Mickey's past. When the two brothers' romantic problems converge in ways neither of them could have imagined, the old sibling rivalry turns into a battle royal.
John WellsAcademy Award® Winners Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts star in the darkly hilarious and deeply touching story of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose lives converge when a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional mother who raised them. Based on Tracy Letts’ Pulitzer Prize-winning play of the same name, Director John Wells skillfully translates from stage to screen, leading an all-star cast that includes Ewan McGregor, Chris Cooper, Abigail Breslin, Benedict Cumberbatch, Juliette Lewis, Margo Martindale, Dermot Mulroney, Julianne Nicholson, Sam Shepard and Misty Upham.
Andy Hamilton & Guy JenkinOscar® nominee Rosamund Pike, David Tennant and Billy Connolly star in this hilarious and uplifting comedy for the whole family. Doug and Abi take their kids on a family vacation. Surrounded by relatives, the kids innocently reveal the ins and outs of their family life and many intimate details about their parents. It's soon clear that when it comes to keeping a big secret under wraps from the rest of the family, their children are their biggest liability...
Nat Faxon & Jim RashDive into this hilarious comedy from the studio that brought you Little Miss Sunshine and Juno! While 14-year-old Duncan (Liam James) is being dragged on a family trip with his mom (Toni Collette) and her overbearing boyfriend (Steve Carell), he befriends the gregarious manager (Sam Rockwell) of a local water park. The two form a powerful bond, resulting in a vacation Duncan will never forget!
George Roy HillThis irreverent and hilarious look into the world of professional sports has Paul Newman as the coach of the Chiefs, a struggling minor-league hockey team. To build up attendance at their games, management signs up the Hanson Brothers, three hard-charging players whose job is to demolish the opposition. Slap Shot's outrageous comedy, hard-hitting action, memorable lines and unforgettable characters have made this classic one of the all-time best sports movies ever!
Gérard PautonnierThey say a mortician never goes out of business, but Zweck's funeral home seems to be an exception. Luckily, one good client finally comes along and things take a turn for the better... When he sends his two clumsy employees to deliver the coffin to its final resting place, they can't find the cemetery, the convoy gets separated and the funeral procession gets stranded in the country in the freezing cold. And as if losing the family of the deceased isn't enough, the corpse disappears too!
Claude BerriCamille (Audrey Tautou) works evenings as an office cleaning woman, and makes graceful drawings in her free time, living in the attic of a Parisian apartment block. Philibert (Laurent Stocker) is a young, aristocratic history buff living - temporarily - in an apartment lower down, part of the estate of his late grandmother. He has let out part of it to up and coming cook Franck (Guillaume Canet), a gruff young loner and womaniser with a genuine love for his frail grandmother, Paulette (Francoise Bertin). When Camille falls ill, Philibert insists she stay with the two of them so he can look after her. And even though she and Franck clash, the trio manage to live together and learn from each other.
Michael TiddesMarlon Wayans returns in this outrageous and wickedly funny sequel as Malcolm who, after exorcising the demons of his ex, is starting fresh with his new girlfriend (Jaime Pressly) and her two children. But after moving into their dream home, he’s once again plagued by bizarre paranormal events. Co-starring Gabriel Iglesias and Cedric the Entertainer, it’s the ultimate laugh-out-loud scary comedy that critics call “over the top hilarious!” (Fernando Esquivel, Latino-Review.com)
Gilbert MosesThe Dr. will see you now. Basketball's Dr. J - Julius Erving - operates on the competition in this hoop-it-up disco-era fantasy about a team on a winning streak when it signs up motley players born under the zodiac's fish sign of Pisces. Will the Dr. in the house, trademark cloud-walking, net-shredding slam dunks are plentiful. More hoops excitement follows as the Harlem Globetrotters' Meadowlark Lemon handles the rock as if he had more arms than an octopus and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar shows his winning style as well. Off the court, Flip Wilson is a beleaguered coach and Jonathan Winters plays the dual roles of an ill-natured mogul and a sweet-natured nitwit. The world isn't round in The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh. It's round ball. Fish fever - hook it!
Mike TollinA small-town minor league baseball player from the "wrong side of the tracks," struggling to make sense of his life, falls in love with a wealthy girl in this modernized take on "Romeo and Juliet." Eventually he must decide between his burgeoning baseball career and his new love. Starring Freddie Prinze, Jr. ("Scooby-Doo," "I Know What You Did Last Summer"), Jessica Biel ("Ulee's Gold," TV's "7th Heaven"), Oscar and Emmy-nominee Bruce Davison ("X-Men," "Crazy/Beautiful"), Matthew Lillard ("Scooby-Doo," "Thir13en Ghosts"), Wilmer Valderrama (TV's "That '70s Show") and Marc Blucas ("We Were Soldiers," TV's "Buffy The Vampire Slayer").
Tamra DavisAdam Sandler stars as Billy Madison in the outrageous comedy where the subject is always fun. 27-year-old Billy Madison must repeat all 12 grades of school - in just 24 weeks - to earn his father’s respect and prove he has what it takes to run the family’s multi-million dollar empire. Along the way, Billy falls for his 3rd grade teacher (Bridgette Wilson), gets kicked out of school and must face-off with his nemesis…not to mention a pesky penguin. With hilarious appearances by Chris Farley, Norm MacDonald and Steve Buscemi, this comedy hit gets an A+ for laughs!
Austin VeselyIn a spooky small town, when a slew of pizza delivery boys are slain on the job, two daring survivors (Atlanta's Zazie Beetz and Grammy Award Winner Chance the Rapper in a wild film debut) set out to catch the culprits behind the cryptic crime spree. Director Austin Vesely makes his first feature film after helming music videos for Chance's "Sunday Candy" and "Angels."
Wes CravenEddie Murphy's got the bite in this movie mix of bone-chilling horror and chill-out comedy directed by Wes Craven (A Nightmare on Elm Street). As the vampire Maximillian, the popular star is the most diabolical, dashing and definitely undead dude in the 'hood. To add to the macabre fun, Murphy morphs into two other must-see characters: a paunchy preacher and a fast talking thug. Angela Basset (Waiting to Exhale, What's Love Got To Do With It) plays the cop whose world is rocked by Maximillian's attempts to make her his mate for eternity. And Kadeem Hardison (TV's A Different World) is the haplessly decaying vampire's sidekick who (a hand here, and ear there) is forever losing things. Brooklyn may be home to the undead now that Max is around-but means it's livelier than ever!
Colin HigginsThe Best Little Whorehouse in Texas documents in rousing song and dance a new Texas Legend, which now joins the Alamo as a historical institution immortalized in story, song, book, play and movie. The demise of the real-life Chicken Ranch inspired the musical stage play, and now the big screen version stars Burt Reynolds as Sheriff Ed Earl Dodd and Dolly Parton as the Chicken Ranch's proprietress, Miss Mona. The two join together not only in romance, but to fight big city TV crusader Melvin P. Thorpe (Dom DeLuise) in his efforts to expose the Chicken Ranch to public scandal, and thus close it down.
Federico FelliniThis carnivalesque portrait of provincial Italy during the fascist period, the most personal film from Federico Fellini, satirizes the director’s youth and turns daily life into a circus of social rituals, adolescent desires, male fantasies, and political subterfuge, all set to Nina Rota’s classic, nostalgia-tinged score. The Academy Award–winning Amarcord remains one of cinema’s enduring treasures.
Lowell Sherman"Why don't you come up sometime and see me?" Screen legends Mae West and Cary Grant heat up the screen in the racy comedy She Done Him Wrong! Nominated for the Best Picture Academy Award®, this classic from the pre-code Hollywood era follows a brash saloon singer (West) with a penchant for troubled men - especially the mission director (Grant) who wants to reform her. The unabashed queen of the double-entendre shines in her first starring role, in what has been called "Mae West's best film" (Leonard Maltin's Classic Movie Guide).
Jack ConwayAn all-star cast headlines this Oscar-nominated screwball comedy about an editor who hires a gigolo to compromise an heiress who threatens to sue his paper. Starring Oscar-winner Spencer Tracy ("Bad Day at Black Rock," "Adam's Rib"), "Thin Man" duo William Powell and Myrna Loy, and Blonde Bombshell Jean Harlow ("Bombshell"). Nominated for Best Picture.
Nicholas StollerBy all appearances, new parents Mac (Seth Rogen) and Kelly Radner (Rose Byrne) are living the American Dream –complete with an adorable baby girl and a beautiful new starter home in the suburbs. Still, the early-thirtysomethings want to believe that they have a modicum of coolness left within them. So when they discover that their new next-door neighbors are none other than dozens of Delta Psi Beta fraternity brothers led by charismatic president Teddy Sanders (Zac Efron), they try to play along and make the best of an awkward situation. But when the frat’s parties grow increasingly more epic, both sides of the property line begin to fend for their turf. The neighbors’ relentless sabotage escalates into outrageous one-upmanship, beginning an epic Greek war for the ages. Also stars Dave Franco and Christopher Mintz-Plasse.
Hal NeedhamTake one million dollars, a pair of bogus nuns and an inept gangland war . . . add a bunch of crazies willing to risk their lives in a mad, cross-country race with no rules or regulations . . . and you have the starting lineup for Cannonball Run II. When a sheik offers a fortune to the first person to get from California to Connecticut by car--in a rematch of a race his son lost--the usual suspects return for another breakneck, ocean-to-ocean free for all!
Seth MacFarlaneFamily Guy creator Seth MacFarlane delivers even more of his signature boundary-pushing humor in the Unrated Version of this outrageous comedy-blockbuster. John Bennett (Mark Wahlberg) is a grown man whose cherished teddy bear came to life as the result of a childhood wish…and hasn’t left his side since. Can John’s relationship with longtime girlfriend, Lori (Mila Kunis), move forward with his lovably profane buddy in the picture? Ted Unrated is stuffed with even more hilarious moments not shown in theaters!
Ben StillerBen Stiller, Jack Black and Robert Downey Jr. lead an ensemble cast in "Tropic Thunder," an action comedy about a group of self-absorbed actors who set out to make the most expensive war film. After ballooning costs force the studio to cancel the movie, the frustrated director refuses to stop shooting, leading his cast into the jungles of Southeast Asia, where they encounter real bad guys.
Stephen FrearsFrom the guys who brought you Grosse Pointe Blank comes the absolutely hilarious High Fidelity. John Cusack (Being John Malkovich) stars as Rob Gordon, the owner of a semi-failing record store located on one of the back streets of Chicago. He sells music the old-fashioned way -- on vinyl, with two wacky clerks, the hysterically funny rock snob Barry (Jack Black) and the more quietly opinionated underachiever Dick (Todd Louiso). But Rob's business isn't the only thing in his life that's floundering -- his needle skips the love groove when his longtime girlfriend Laura (newcomer Iben Hjejle) walks out on him. And this forces him to examine his past failed attempts at romance the only way he knows how! For a rocking fun time, give High Fidelity a spin. It's sure to make your all-time top five list for comedies -- with a bullet.
Luis Carlos Hueck & Ethan Zvi KaplanWhen misfits Barry and Evan design their ideal woman as a robot, they realize a fortune could be made if they had the money to mass produce their prototype. A wealthy prince soon finds out about their invention and the three hatch a plan to rule the world and change sex and the future! If life were that simple.
Armando IannucciProclaimed “the funniest political comedy of the year” (The Daily Beast), The Death of Stalin delivers a brutally executed parody of Cold War Russia. When the tyrannical ruler Stalin dies, his hapless inner circle scrambles to come up with the next evolution of the revolution – but it’s clear everyone is really out for themselves. Written and directed by Emmy® Award winning and Oscar® nominated Armando Iannucci, Rolling Stone calls the film a “brilliant satire from a crack ensemble” (including Emmy® and Golden Globe® winner Steve Buscemi, Simon Russell Beale, Andrea Riseborough and Michael Palin). Proof that comedy, like politics, is all in the execution.
Richard CurtisThe night after another unsatisfactory New Year party, Tim’s (Domhnall Gleeson) father (Bill Nighy) tells his son that the men in his family have always had the ability to travel through time. Tim can’t change history, but he can change what happens and has happened in his own life - so he decides to make his world a better place...by getting a girlfriend (Rachel McAdams). But as his unusual life progresses, Tim finds out that his unique gift can’t save him from the sorrows and ups and downs that affect all families, everywhere. From filmmaker Richard Curtis (Love Actually, Notting Hill, Four Weddings and a Funeral), About Time is a comedy about love and time travel, which discovers that, in the end, making the most of life may not need time travel at all.
Chris Weitz & Paul WeitzHugh Grant (Notting Hill, Bridget Jones's Diary) is simply brilliant in this comedy hit the critics are hailing as "Hilarious!" (Premiere). Will Lightman (Grant) is a good-looking, smooth-talking bachelor whose primary goal in life is avoiding any kind of responsibility. But when he invents an imaginary son in order to meet attractive single moms, Will gets a hilarious lesson about life from a bright, but hopelessly geeky 12-year-old named Marcus. Now, as Will struggles to teach Marcus the art of being cool, Marcus teaches Will that you're never too old to grow up. About A Boy is the irresistible comedy smash that Time Magazine says is "smart, funny and winsome."
Norman JewisonLoretta Castorini (Cher), a 37-year-old widow who still lives at home, falls in love with her timid fiance's (Danny Aiello) estranged brother, Ronny Cammareri (Nicolas Cage), a hot-headed and passionate baker with a love of opera and life. Loretta's mother, Rose (Olympia Dukakis), is a sharp-minded matron trying to understand why men -- her husband in particular -- chase women. And Loretta's wealthy plumber father, Cosmo (Vincent Gardenia), searches for solace from the heartache of growing old. These perplexing problems come to involve the entire family. And each will contribute to their resolution -- a process that begins, quite unexpectedly, when their loyalties and their secrets suddenly collide over breakfast in the kitchen of their Brooklyn brownstone.
Kirk JonesThe family you love is back in the sequel to the biggest romantic comedy of all time! Written by Academy Award® nominee Nia Vardalos, who stars alongside the entire returning cast, My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 brings the beloved family of characters back together. In the years since we first fell for Toula (Vardalos) and Ian (John Corbett), they have raised a headstrong daughter while trying to keep the spark alive. But just as they think they’re balancing an independent teen, aging parents and the rest of the irrepressible clan, the reveal of a shocking secret will bring the three generations of this family closer than ever as they plan a bigger, fatter and Greeker wedding!
Eli CraigTucker and Dale, two best friends on vacation at their dilapidated mountain house, are mistaken for murderous backwoods hillbillies by a group of obnoxious, preppy college kids. When one of the students gets separated from her friends, the boys try to lend a hand, but as the misunderstanding grows, so does the body count.
Roy Del RuthMusical about a family that moves to a small Indiana town and their tomboy daughter who begins a romance with the neighbor across the street, who bears radically unconventional views on love and money.
Peter Farrelly & Bobby FarrellyHigh-school teacher Ben Wrightman (Jimmy Fallon) is a good catch. He's charming, funny and great with kids. When he meets Lindsey Meeks (Drew Barrymore), an ambitious business consultant whose spirit is as luminous as her beauty, their attraction is immediate. Sure, they have their differences. She's a workaholic, he loves his summers off. He lives and breathes the Red Sox she doesn't know Carl Yastrzemski from Johnny Damon. But true love overcomes all...at least until Red Sox spring training rolls around. As Ben's beloved Bosox launch one of the most incredible seasons in baseball history, Ben and Lindsey must decide if they, as a couple, will strike out or fight to keep love alive through extra innings.
Robert BorisWith a bribe to a computer hacker to juggle the admissions list and a lucky night in Las Vegas to bankroll his tuition, brash American Nick De Angelo is off to England's prestigious Oxford University. He's not going for an education. He's going for romance. He'll get both in ways he doesn't expect. Oxford Blues, as reviewers note, updates the classic era's A Yank at Oxford. Rob Lowe plays Nick, whose cockiness clashes with upper-crust tradition while he pursues co-ed Lady Victoria (Amanda Pays), a woman he knows only from her press clippings. But there's another pursuit driving Nick. He's a talented crew oarsman - a skill that may allow Oxford's elite to see that there's real fire behind Nick's flash.
Richard ThorpeOscar-honoree Myrna Loy and her "Thin Man" co-star Oscar-nominee William Powell star in this wacky romantic comedy about a dress designer who tries to break her sister's engagement to a free-living artist, only to discover the lout is falling for her instead.
Phil Lord & Christopher MillerFormer high school foes turned rookie cop partners can't catch a break – until they're assigned to pose as students and bust a drug ring inside their old alma mater. Living like teenagers again, they slip back into their adolescent selves and risk the case – and their friendship - with hysterically disastrous results! Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum and Ice Cube star in this outrageously hilarious action-comedy!
Richard LinklaterRock out with Jack Black in the feel-good comedy that became a Broadway musical sensation. Jack Black plays a hell-raising guitarist, kicked out of his band and desperate for work. When he pretends to be a substitute teacher, he finds a new niche in turning his fifth grade class into rock and rollers and preps them for a Battle of the Bands. The movie features a killer soundtrack including Kiss, Black Sabbath, AC/DC, The Who, The Ramones, The Black Keys, David Bowie, T-Rex, The Doors and more!
Jason StrouseIn the hilarious comedy, principal Keegan-Michael Key (Key and Peele), is surrounded by hysterical faculty, and crazy kids, but one teacher manages to win "Teacher of the Year" and is tempted by an offer that may make him leave.
Nancy WalkerThe first mammoth screen musical comedy smash of the eighties, a multi-million-dollar explosion of sound, spectacle and smash-hit music. "Can't Stop the Music" vibrates against the backdrop of two of the world's most exciting cities - New York and San Francisco, and has the pulsating presence of the innovative and controversial group Village People.
Rob ReinerDavid St-Hubbins and Nigel Tufnel have been friends since they performed as children outside London's tube stations. Working under a succession of names, they eventually found success in 1967 as Spinal Tap. Within a year, their singles were climbing the charts. The band expanded and in 1983, armed with a new record label, they returned to America after an absence of six years. They were greeted by film director Marty Di Bergi - a Spinal Tap fan for sixteen years. This is the film he made of their tour into the American heartland.
Nicholas StollerJoin the cast of Forgetting Sarah Marshall as they dare to bare all in this Unrated version of the film filled with more laughs, more adventure and way more fun! Peter (Jason Segel) is a struggling musician who finds his world turned upside down when his TV celebrity girlfriend, Sarah Marshall (Kristen Bell), dumps him for a tragically hip rock star. It’s the hysterically funny look at how far one man will go to forget a girl – and all the fun he finds along the way!
John MaddenAn award-winning, all-star cast, led by Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Maggie Smith and Tom Wilkinson, lights up this “buoyant comedy laced with genuine emotion”. When seven cash-strapped seniors decide to “outsource” their retirement to a resort in far-off India, friendship and romance blossom in the most unexpected ways. Smart, life-affirming and genuinely charming, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is a “true classic that reminds us that it’s never too late to find love and a fresh beginning at any age”.
Garry MarshallSeen through the eyes of a multigenerational cast of characters, "Valentine's Day" threads its way through a variety of relationships--from first dates to longtime commitments, from young crushes to old flames, and from perpetual singles to unrequited loves. To tell the interconnecting stories, the film brings together one of the largest all-star ensembles ever assembled in one film.
Richard Curtis"Get ready for fun!" (Leah Rozen, People) with the "feel good movie of the year!" (Clay Smith, Access Hollywood) Love Actually is the ultimate romantic comedy from the makers of Bridget Jones' Diary and Notting Hill. Funny, irresistible and heartwarming, an all-star cast (Hugh Grant, Liam Neeson, Colin Firth and Emma Thompson, to name a few!) will take you on a breathtaking tour of love's delightful twists and turns. Fall under the spell of Love Actually and share the laughs and charm again and again.
Dennis DuganThe all-star comedy cast from Grown Ups returns (with some exciting new additions) for more summertime laughs. Lenny (Adam Sandler) has relocated his family back to the small town where he and his friends grew up. This time around, the grown ups are the ones learning lessons from their kids on a day notoriously full of surprises: the last day of school.
Shane BlackSet in 1970s Los Angeles, down-on-his-luck private eye Holland March (Ryan Gosling) and hired leg-breaker Jackson Healy (Russell Crowe) must work together to solve the case of a missing girl and the seemingly unrelated death of a porn star. During their investigation, they uncover a shocking conspiracy that reaches up to the highest circles of power.
Lyndall Hobbs"Veteran beach-movie favorites Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello return to the screen in this hip, hilarious update of their surf-and-sand adventures. Break Dancing may have replaced The Twist in the intervening years, but Frankie and Annette still know how to have a good time as well as teach their own 80s new-wave children a thing or two in the process. A host of familiar faces Bob Denver, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers, Don Adams, Edd Kookie Byrnes, Pee-Wee Herman and more join the fun in the California sun!
Burt KennedyAcademy Award winner Henry Fonda stars with Glenn Ford in this comic Western about two aging horse-wranglers who dream of leaving cold New Mexican winters for a tropical island. Their dreams remain just that as they can't keep themselves from spending their pay on whiskey and women... until they find a free-spirited horse with a taste for alcohol and enter the wild, hiccupping nag in a bucking contest, betting that no one can ride her. But the drunkard horse turns out to be more than even the two cowboys can handle and leads them from one comic adventure to another.
Jeff TremaineWhen Johnny Knoxville and the guys returned in 2006 to make jackass number two, they filmed more than a movie—they filmed a movie and a half. Now, through newly filmed interviews, the cast takes you behind-the-scenes as they talk about this excess of never-before-seen pranks, stunts, and random acts of mischief and stupidity that never made it into jackass number two. Crammed full of bonus footage and special features, jackass 2.5 is every bit as unbelievable, dirty, and downright sexy as its predecessors...but so much so it could never be shown in theaters.
Todd PhillipsIt's been two years. Phil, Stu and Doug are happily living uneventful lives at home. Tattoos have been lasered off, files purged. The guys have nearly recovered from their roofie'd nights of Las Vegas and being kidnapped, shot at, and chased by mobsters in Bangkok. The only member of the Wolfpack who's not content is Alan. Still lacking a sense of purpose, he has ditched his meds and given in to his natural impulses in a big way–until a personal crisis forces him to finally seek the help of his three best friends. With no bachelor party and no wedding, what could possibly go wrong? But when the Wolfpack hits the road, all bets are off. It is the epic conclusion to an odyssey of mayhem and bad decisions, in which the guys must finish what they started by going back to where it all began: Las Vegas. One way or another ... it all ends here.
Shawn LevyComic icon Steve Martin steps into the shoes of the late Peter Sellers and wonderfully reprises the role of the bumbling, world famous Inspector Jacques Clouseau in this remake of Blake Edwards' comedy classic, The Pink Panther. With a strong supporting cast that includes Academy-Award winner Kevin Kline, pop star Beyonce and Jean Reno, Clouseau finds himself trying to solve the murder and robbery of a famous soccer coach, whose priceless diamond ring known as the Pink Panther was stolen during the crime.
Will GluckDylan (Justin Timberlake) and Jamie (Mila Kunis) think it's going to be easy to add the simple act of sex to their friendship, despite what Hollywood romantic comedies would have them believe. They soon discover, however, that getting physical really does always lead to complications.
Todd PhillipsIn "The Hangover Part II," Phil (Bradley Cooper), Stu (Ed Helms), Alan (Zach Galifianakis) and Doug (Justin Bartha) travel to exotic Thailand for Stu's wedding. With the memory of Doug's nearly disastrous bachelor party in Las Vegas still fresh-or at least well-documented-Stu is taking no chances. He has opted for a safe, subdued, pre-wedding trip brunch, with pancakes, coffee...and no alcohol. However, things don't always go as planned. Two nights before the big day, at a fabulous resort in Thailand, Stu relents. One beer each. In sealed bottles. What could go wrong? What happens in Vegas may stay in Vegas, but what happens in Bangkok can't even be imagined.
Rawson Marshall ThurberThe story follows a one-time bullied geek who grew up to be a lethal CIA agent (Dwayne Johnson), coming home for his high school reunion. Claiming to be on a top-secret case, he enlists the help of the former "big man on campus" (Kevin Hart), now an accountant who misses his glory days. But before the staid numbers cruncher realizes what he's getting into, it's too late to get out, as his increasingly unpredictable new friend drags him through a world of shootouts, double-crosses and espionage that could get them both killed in more ways than he can count.
Jane AustenEmma Thompson, Alan Rickman, Kate Winslet and Hugh Grant star in this captivating romantic comedy that swept the Ten Best Lists and was named the Best Picture of the Year by the Golden Globes. Based on Jane Austen's classic novel, "Sense and Sensibility" tells of the Dashwood sisters, sensible Elinor (Thompson) and passionate Marianne (Winslet), whose chances at marriage seem doomed by their family's sudden loss of fortune. Rickman, Grant and Greg Wise co-star as the well-intentioned suitors who are trapped by the strict rules of society and the conflicting laws of desire.
Ben StillerBen Stiller, Winona Ryder, Ethan Hawke, Janeane Garofalo and Steve Zahn star in this smart, insightful and hilarious comedy that looks at life, love and the pursuit of gainful employment. This irreverent look at the harsh realities of life after college captures the misadventures of Lelaina (Ryder), an aspiring TV production assistant, and her relationships with her sarcastic roommate, Vickie (Garofalo), friends Sammy (Zahn) and Troy (Hawke) and an ambitious video executive, Michael (Stiller). This is truly a comedic and cultural touchstone that encapsulates an era like no other.
Billy WilderCharming, romantic, humorous and aglow with three Hollywood legends—Humphrey Bogart, William Holden and Audrey Hepburn. Bogie and Holden are the mega-rich Larrabee brothers of Long Island. Bogie's all work, Holden's all playboy. But when Sabrina, daughter of the family's chauffeur, returns from Paris all grown up and glamorous, the stage is set for some family fireworks as the brothers fall under the spell of Hepburn's delightful charms.