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Movies released in 2010

  • Inception

    10

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    In a world where technology exists to enter the human mind through dream invasion, a single idea within one’s mind can be the most dangerous weapon or the most valuable asset.

  • Toy Story 3

    10

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    The toys are mistakenly delivered to a day-care center instead of the attic right before Andy leaves for college, and it’s up to Woody to convince the other toys that they weren’t abandoned and to return home.

    Read the review of Toy Story 3

  • Blue Valentine

    9

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    The film centers on a contemporary married couple, charting their evolution over a span of years by cross-cutting between time periods.

  • Shutter Island

    9

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    Drama is set in 1954, U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels is investigating the disappearance of a murderess who escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane and is presumed to be hiding on the remote Shutter Island.

  • 127 Hours

    9

    I have watched this movie three times, the latest being on .

    127 Hours is the true story of mountain climber Aron Ralston’s remarkable adventure to save himself after a fallen boulder crashes on his arm and traps him in an isolated canyon in Utah. Over the next five days Ralston examines his life and survives the elements to finally discover he has the courage and the wherewithal to extricate himself by any means necessary, scale a 65 foot wall and hike over eight miles before he is finally rescued. Throughout his journey, Ralston recalls friends, lovers, family, and the two hikers he met before his accident. Will they be the last two people he ever had the chance to meet?

  • Trust

    9

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A suburban family is torn apart when fourteen-year-old Annie (Liana Liberato) meets her first boyfriend online. After months of communicating via online chat and phone, Annie discovers her friend (Chris Henry Coffey) is not who he originally claimed to be. Shocked into disbelief, her parents (Clive Owen and Catherine Keener) are shattered by their daughter’s actions and struggle to support her as she comes to terms with what has happened to her once innocent life.

  • The Social Network

    9

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    On a fall night in 2003, Harvard undergrad and computer programming genius Mark Zuckerberg sits down at his computer and heatedly begins working on a new idea. In a fury of blogging and programming, what begins in his dorm room soon becomes a global social network and a revolution in communication. A mere six years and 500 million friends later, Mark Zuckerberg is the youngest billionaire in history… but for this entrepreneur, success leads to both personal and legal complications.

  • The King's Speech

    9

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Tells the story of the man who became King George VI, the father of Queen Elizabeth II. After his brother abdicates, George (“Bertie”) reluctantly assumes the throne. Plagued by a dreaded stammer and considered unfit to be king, Bertie engages the help of an unorthodox speech therapist named Lionel Logue. Through a set of unexpected techniques, and as a result of an unlikely friendship, Bertie is able to find his voice and boldly lead the country through war.

  • Kick-Ass

    8

    I have watched this movie three times, the latest being on .

    Dave Lizewski is an unnoticed high school student and comic book fan who one day decides to become a super-hero, even though he has no powers, training or meaningful reason to do so.

  • The Town

    8

    I have watched this movie three times, the latest being on .

    As he plans his next job, a longtime thief tries to balance his feelings for a bank manager connected to one of his earlier heists, as well as the FBI agent looking to bring him and his crew down.

  • The American

    8

    I have watched this movie three times, the latest being on .

    An assassin hides out in Italy for one last assignment.

  • Iron Man 2

    8

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    Billionaire Tony Stark must contend with deadly issues involving the government, his own friends, as well as new enemies due to his superhero alter ego Iron Man.

  • I Saw the Devil

    8

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Jang Kyung-chul is a dangerous psychopath who kills for human meat. He has committed infernal serial murders in diabolic ways that one cannot even imagine and his victims range from young women to even children. The police have chased him for a long time, but were unable to catch him. One day, Joo-yeon, daughter of a retired police chief becomes his prey and is found dead in a horrific state. Her fiancé Soo-hyun (Lee Byung-hun), a top secret agent, decides to track down the murderer himself. He promises himself that he will do everything in his power to take bloody vengeance against the killer, even if it means that he must become a monster himself to get this monstrous and inhumane killer.

  • Senna

    8

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    The story of the monumental life and tragic death of legendary Brazilian motor-racing Champion, Ayrton Senna. Spanning the decade from his arrival in Formula One in the mid 80’s, the film follows Senna’s struggles both on track against his nemesis, French World Champion Alain Prost, and off it, against the politics which infest the sport. Sublime, spiritual yet, on occasion, ruthless - Senna conquers and transcends Formula One to become a global superstar. Privately, he is humble, almost shy, and fiercely patriotic, donating millions to his native Brasil and contemplating a life beyond motor-racing. Yet he is struck down in his prime on the blackest weekend in the history of the sport, watched live on television by 300 million people. Years on he is revered in Formula One as the greatest motor racing driver of all time - and in Brasil as a Saint.

  • Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

    8

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

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

  • Never Let Me Go

    8

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    As children, Ruth, Kathy and Tommy, spend their childhood at a seemingly idyllic English boarding school. As they grow into young adults, they find that they have to come to terms with the strength of the love they feel for each other, while preparing themselves for the haunting reality that awaits them.

  • Animal Kingdom

    8

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Despite being no saint herself, Julia Cody has shielded her seventeen year old son, Joshua "J" Cody, from her Melbourne-based criminal relatives who they have not seen in years. After Julia dies in front of J's eyes from a self-inflicted heroin overdose, J, who is slightly detached from life, feels he has no choice but to contact his maternal grandmother, Janine "Smurf" Cody, the family matriarch, for a place to live. Smurf rules the family with a borderline incestuous love over her three sons, the quietly menacing Andrew "Pope" Cody, the hyperactive Craig Cody, and the barely of age Darren Cody. Pope and his best friend, Barry "Baz" Brown, are armed robbers, with Darren their up and coming apprentice, while Craig is a mid level drug dealer. Melbourne's Armed Robbery Squad is after specifically Pope, who is hiding out. But when the standoff between the Codys and the Armed Robbery Squad is brought up a notch…

  • Four Lions

    8

    I have watched this movie three times, the latest being on .

    Four Lions tells the story of a group of British jihadists who push their abstract dreams of glory to the breaking point. As the wheels fly off, and their competing ideologies clash, what emerges is an emotionally engaging (and entirely plausible) farce. In a storm of razor-sharp verbal jousting and large-scale set pieces, Four Lions is a comic tour de force; it shows that-while terrorism is about ideology-it can also be about idiots.

  • Certified Copy

    8

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    James Miller has just written a book on the value of a copy versus the original work of art. At a book reading, a woman gives him her address, and the next day they meet and take a country-side drive to a local Italian village. Here, they discuss various works of art found in the town, and also the nature of their relationship - which gets both more revealed and concealed as the day progresses.

  • The Illusionist

    8

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A French illusionist finds himself out of work and travels to Scotland, where he meets a young woman. Their ensuing adventure changes both their lives forever.

  • True Grit

    8

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A tough U.S. Marshal helps a stubborn young woman track down her father’s murderer.

  • The Fighter

    8

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    The Fighter, is a drama about boxer “Irish” Micky Ward’s unlikely road to the world light welterweight title. His Rocky-like rise was shepherded by half-brother Dicky, a boxer-turned-trainer who rebounded in life after nearly being KO’d by drugs and crime.

  • Black Swan

    8

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A ballet dancer wins the lead in “Swan Lake” and is perfect for the role of the delicate White Swan - Princess Odette - but slowly loses her mind as she becomes more and more like Odile the Black Swan, daughter of an evil magician.

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  • Cemetery Junction

    8

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    It's 1973 in Cemetery Junction, a Reading suburb. Three working class lads, best friends, are coming of age. Freddie wants to rise above his station, taking a job selling life insurance, wearing a suit and tie. Snork works at the railway station and wants a girlfriend some day. Bruce talks of leaving but seems on track to work at a factory, drink and fight, and become like his dad, in front of the telly with beer on hand; and he's trying the patience of the police officer who gets him out of jams. Freddie's job leads the lads toward a few small changes. He runs across a childhood friend, Julie, his boss's daughter who's engaged to the firm's top seller. Can the lads break out?

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  • Conviction

    8

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Betty Anne Waters (Swank) is a high school dropout who spent nearly two decades working as a single mother while putting herself through law school, tirelessly trying to beat the system and overturn her brother’s (Rockwell) unjust murder conviction.

  • Another Year

    8

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    A married couple who have managed to remain blissfully happy into their autumn years, are surrounded over the course of the four seasons of one average year by friends, colleagues, and family who all seem to suffer some degree of unhappiness.

  • Buried

    8

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Waking groggy in pitch darkness, Paul Conroy, an American truck driver working as a contractor in Iraq in 2006, slowly realizes he is trapped inside a wooden coffin, buried alive. With his cigarette lighter, he can see the trap he is in, and he quickly realizes that there’s not enough air for him to live long. He finds within the coffin a working cellphone, which allows him contact with the outside world. But the outside world proves not to be very helpful at finding a man buried in a box in the middle of the Iraqi desert. Paul must rely on his best resource — himself.

  • The Ghost Writer

    8

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A ghostwriter hired to complete the memoirs of a former British prime minister uncovers secrets that put his own life in jeopardy.

  • My Name Is Khan

    8

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Rizwan Khan, a Muslim from the Borivali section of Mumbai, suffers from Asperger’s syndrome, a form…

  • Let Me In

    7

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    A bullied young boy befriends a young female vampire who lives in secrecy with her guardian.

  • Unthinkable

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A psychological thriller centered around a black-ops interrogator and an FBI agent who press a suspect terrorist into divulging the location of three nuclear weapons set to detonate in the U.S.

  • The Kids Are All Right

    7

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    Two children conceived by artificial insemination bring their biological father into their non-traditional family life.

  • Arrietty

    7

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    14-year-old Arrietty and the rest of the Clock family live in peaceful anonymity as they make their own home from items "borrowed" from the house's human inhabitants. However, life changes for the Clocks when a human boy discovers Arrietty.

  • Beginners

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    It’s 2003. Thirty-eight year old graphic artist Oliver Fields has just lost his father Hal Fields to cancer, after Oliver’s mother Georgia Fields passed away five years earlier. Oliver is naturally a sullen man due to his growing up relationship with his parents (his mother who had a unique view on life) and watching his parents’ cordial but somewhat distant relationship with each other, but is more so now because of his personal family loss. Oliver embarks on a relationship with Anna, a French actress. Oliver is hoping that his re-energized relationship with Hal following Georgia’s death and Hal’s new outlook on life during that time will show Oliver how to act in a loving relationship. After Georgia’s death, Hal came out of the closet and began to live with a joie de vivre that did not exist before, which included an open relationship with a much younger man named Andy. Oliver’s relationship with Anna has other obstacles, including Anna’s own vagabond lifestyle and Oliver needing to…

  • Greenberg

    7

    I have watched this movie three times, the latest being on .

    A New Yorker moves to Los Angeles in order to figure out his life while he housesits for his brother, and he soon sparks with his brother’s assistant.

  • You Don't Know Jack

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Dr. Jack Kevorkian (1928 - 2011) in the 1990s, when he defies Michigan law assisting the suicide of terminally-ill persons. Support comes from his sister, a lab tech, the Hemlock Society president, and a lawyer. The child of survivors of the Armenian genocide interviews applicants: his sister video tapes them. He assembles a device allowing a person to initiate a three-chemical intravenous drip. The local D.A., the governor, and the Legislature respond. In court scenes, Kevorkian is sometimes antic. He’s single-minded about giving dying individuals the right to determine how their lives will end. He wants the Supreme Court to rule. He picks a fight he can’t win: is it hubris or heroism?

  • The Other Guys

    7

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    Two mismatched New York City detectives seize an opportunity to step up like the city’s top cops whom they idolize — only things don’t quite go as planned.

  • Cold Weather

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Doug (Lankenau) returns home to Portland, Oregon after dropping out of college in Chicago. When his ex-girlfriend, Rachel (Rikoon), materializes and subsequently disappears, Doug sets on an investigation with his co-worker, Carlos (Castillo), as the two men put their love of old detective novels to use.

  • Barney's Version

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Take a ride through the life and memories of Barney Panofsky, a hard-drinking, cigar-smoking, foulmouthed 65-year old hockey fanatic and television producer, as he reflects on his life's successes and (numerous) gaffes and failures as the final chapters of his own existence come sharply into focus.

  • The Debt

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    The espionage thriller begins in 1997, as shocking news reaches retired Mossad secret agents Rachel (Helen Mirren) and Stefan (Tom Wilkinson) about their former colleague David (Ciarán Hinds). All three have been venerated for decades by their country because of the mission that they undertook back in 1966, when the trio (portrayed, respectively, by Jessica Chastain, Marton Csokas, and Sam Worthington) tracked down Nazi war criminal Vogel (Jesper Christensen) in East Berlin. At great risk, and at considerable personal cost, the team's mission was accomplished - or was it? The suspense builds in and across two different time periods, with startling action and surprising revelations.

  • The Runaways

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    In 1975, San Fernando Valley teen Joan Larkin reinvents herself as Joan Jett, a guitarist who wants to form an all-girl punk band. She pitches the idea to a sleazy manager, Kim Fowley, who pairs her with a drummer and then searches for a face: he finds Cherie Currie, at 15 the perfect jailbait image for his purpose; by luck, she can sing. Two others round out the band, "The Runaways." Fowley books a tour, signs them to Mercury Records, and packs them off to crowds in Japan. Seeds of conflict sprout early: Fowley puts Cherie front and center in the publicity, she's soon strung out on pills and vodka, and jealousies arise. Without adult supervision, where can Joan and Cherie end up?

  • Submarine

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Precocious Oliver struggles with being popular in school but when a dark-haired beauty takes interest in him, he's determined to become the best boyfriend in the world. Meanwhile, his parents' already rocky relationship is threatened when his mother's ex-boyfriend moves in next door. Oliver makes some unorthodox plans to ensure that his parents stay together and that Jordana still likes him.

  • Going the Distance

    7

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    Erin has just six more weeks as an intern at the New York Sentinel before she returns to San Francisco. That's fine with Garrett since he just got out of a relationship. But their relationship blossoms and it quickly becomes something that they can't just drop in six weeks. They admit to wanting to be boyfriend/girlfriend just on opposite coasts. The distance wears on them, as with their nay-saying friends and sister, and soon they are forced to either break up or come up with a solution that has them living in the same city.

  • Biutiful

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Uxbal, single father of two children, finds his life in chaos as he is forced to deal with his life in order to escape the heat of crime in underground Barcelona, to break with the love for the divorced, manic depressive, abusive mother of his children and to regain spiritual insight in his life as he is diagnosed with terminal cancer.

  • Green Zone

    7

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    Discovering covert and faulty intelligence causes a U.S. Army officer to go rogue as he hunts for Weapons of Mass Destruction in an unstable region.

  • Easy A

    7

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    A clean-cut high school student relies on the school’s rumor mill to advance her social and financial standing.

  • Jackass 3D

    7

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    Johnny Knoxville and company return for the third installment of their TV show spin-off, where dangerous stunts and explicit public displays rule.

  • Insidious

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A family looks to prevent evil spirits from trapping their comatose child in a realm called The Further.

  • Frozen

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Three skiers are stranded on a chairlift and forced to make life-or-death choices that prove more perilous than staying put and freezing to death.

  • Fair Game

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    CIA operative Valerie Plame discovers her identity is allegedly leaked by the government as payback for an op-ed article her husband wrote criticizing the Bush administration.

  • Catfish

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    In late 2007, filmmakers Ariel Schulman and Henry Joost sensed a story unfolding as they began to film the life of Ariel's brother, Nev. They had no idea that their project would lead to the most exhilarating and unsettling months of their lives. A reality thriller that is a shocking product of our times, Catfish is a riveting story of love, deception and grace within a labyrinth of online intrigue.

  • Exit Through the Gift Shop

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    The story of how an eccentric French shop keeper and amateur film maker attempted to locate and befriend Banksy, only to have the artist turn the camera back on its owner. The film contains footage of Banksy, Shephard Fairey, Invader and many of the world's most infamous graffiti artists at work.

  • The Next Three Days

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Lara Brennan is arrested for murdering her boss whom she had an argument with. It seems she was seen leaving the scene of the crime and her fingerprints were on the murder weapon. Her husband, John would spend the next few years trying to get her released but there’s no evidence that negates the evidence against her. And when the strain of being separated from her family especially her son gets to her, John decides to break her out. So he does a lot of research to find a way.

  • Megamind

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    After super-villain Megamind kills his good-guy nemesis, Metro Man, he becomes bored since there is no one left to fight. He creates a new foe, Titan, who, instead of using his powers for good, sets out to destroy the world, positioning Megamind to save the day for the first time in his life.

  • Skyline

    7

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    Jarrod and his pregnant girlfriend Elaine travel to Los Angeles to meet his old friend and successful entrepreneur Terry, and his wife Candice. Terry gives a party in his apartment for Jarrod and offers a job position to him in LA. Terry’s assistant and lover Denise and his friend Ray sleep on the couch in the living room, but in the dawn of the next morning, the group is awakened by mysterious beams of blue light. Ray stares at the light and is taken by the mysterious force. The group of friends try to escape from the alien invaders.

  • Made in Dagenham

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A dramatization of the 1968 strike at the Ford Dagenham car plant, where female workers walked out in protest against sexual discrimination.

  • Cyrus

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A recently divorced guy meets the woman of his dreams. Then he meets her son.

  • Remember Me

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A romantic drama centered on two new lovers: Tyler, whose parents have split in the wake of his brother’s suicide, and Ally, who lives each day to the fullest since witnessing her mother’s murder.

  • 4.3.2.1

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    While Jo (Roberts) is chained down in a dead end supermarket job, her friends are all out on their own…

  • Robin Hood

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    The story of an archer in the army of Richard Coeur de Lion who fights against the Norman invaders and becomes the legendary hero known as Robin Hood.

  • How to Train Your Dragon

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

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

  • The Crazies

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    About the inhabitants of a small Iowa town suddenly plagued by insanity and then death after a mysterious toxin contaminates their water supply.

  • The Book of Eli

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind.

  • Tucker and Dale vs. Evil

    6

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    Affable hillbillies Tucker and Dale are on vacation at their dilapidated mountain cabin when they are mistaken for murderers by a group of preppy college students.

  • Inside Job

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Takes a closer look at what brought about the financial meltdown.

  • The Conspirator

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    In the wake of Abraham Lincoln’s assassination, seven men and one woman are arrested and charged with conspiring to kill the President, the Vice-President, and the Secretary of State. The lone woman charged, Mary Surratt, 42, owns a boarding house where John Wilkes Booth and others met and planned the simultaneous attacks. Against the ominous back-drop of post-Civil War Washington, newly-minted lawyer, Frederick Aiken, a 28-year-old Union war-hero, reluctantly agrees to defend Surratt before a military tribunal. As the trial unfolds, Aiken realizes his client may be innocent and that she is being used as bait and hostage in order to capture the only conspirator to have escaped a massive manhunt, her own son.

  • The Company Men

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    When the GTX Corporation must cut jobs to improve the company’s balance sheet during the 2010 recession, thousands of employees will take the hit, like Bobby Walker (Ben Affleck). Bobby learns the real life consequences of not having a job. Not only does he see a change to his family lifestyle, and the loss of his home, but also his feelings of self-worth.

  • A Serbian Film

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    In Serbia, the retired porn star Milos is married with his beloved wife Marija and they have a little son, Peter, that is their pride and joy. The family is facing financial difficulties, but out of the blue, Milos is contacted by the porn actress Lejla that offers him a job opportunity in an art film. Milos is introduced to the director Vukmir that offers a millionaire contract to Milos to act in a film. However, Vukmir neither show the screenplay nor tell the story to Milos. Milos discuss the proposal with Marija and he signs the contract. But sooner he finds that Vukmir and his crew are involved in sick snuff films of pedophilia, necrophilia and torture and there is no way back to him and maybe it is too late to protect his family.

  • Life as We Know It

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Holly and Eric were set up on a blind date by their friends, Peter and Allison who are married. After Peter and Allison are killed in an accident, they learn that they have been named as the guardians to Peter and Allison’s daughter, Sophie. So they move into their house and try their best to honor their friends’ wishes. But raising a child puts a crimp on their style and they don’t exactly get along.

  • Cave of Forgotten Dreams

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    In 1994, a group of scientists discovered a cave in Southern France perfectly preserved for over 20,000 years and containing the earliest known human paintings. Knowing the cultural significance that the Chauvet Cave holds, the French government immediately cut-off all access to it, save a few archaeologists and paleontologists. But documentary filmmaker, Werner Herzog, has been given limited access, and now we get to go inside examining beautiful artwork created by our ancient ancestors around 32,000 years ago. He asks questions to various historians and scientists about what these humans would have been like and trying to build a bridge from the past to the present.

  • Beautiful Lies

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A hairdresser forwards a passionate love letter to her mother.

  • A Cat in Paris

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Dino is a cat that leads a double life. By day, he lives with Zoe, a little girl whose mother, Jeanne, is a police officer. By night, he works with Nico, a burglar with a big heart. Zoe has plunged herself into silence following her father's murder at the hands of gangster Costa. One day, Dino the cat brings Zoe a very valuable bracelet. Lucas, Jeanne's second-in-command, notices this bracelet is part of a jewelery collection that has been stolen. One night, Zoe decides to follow Dino. On the way, she overhears some gangsters and discovers that her nanny is part of the gangsters' team.

  • Tiny Furniture

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    About a recent college grad who returns home while she tries to figure out what to do with her life.

  • Salt

    6

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    A CIA agent goes on the run after a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy.

  • Red

    6

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    Frank (Bruce Willis) is retired, bored and lonely living off his government pension in a nondescript suburb in an equally nondescript house. The only joy in Frank's life are his calls to the government pension processing center when he gets to talk to his case worker Sarah (Mary-Louis Parker). Sarah is as bored and lonely as Frank and marks her conversations with the unknown Frank and her spy novels as the only things fun in her life. When something in Frank's past forces Frank back into his old line of work and puts an unwitting Sarah in the middle of the intrigue, Frank and Sarah begin a journey into Franks past and the people he used to work with. Like Frank they are all RED … Retired Extremely Dangerous.

  • Everything Must Go

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    After Nick is fired from his sales job, mostly because of his penchant for alcohol, he comes home and finds that his wife has kicked him and all of his stuff out of the house and onto the front lawn. He is pretty intent on just sitting in his chair, drinking beer, on the lawn. His cop friend, Frank Garcia, thinks he should at least pretend to have a yard sale to make it legal. He slowly starts making friends with a neighborhood kid who needs something to do, and a pregnant wife who has just moved in across the street, and Nick finds himself moving on and selling all his stuff.

  • Troll Hunter

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    When bears are found dead in Norway, the students of the Volda University Thomas, Johanna and the cameraman Kalle decide to investigate. They stalk the trailer of the mysterious hunter Hans expecting to find an explanation for the killings. The reluctant Hans tries to flee from the youngsters, but he agrees that they film him in action provided they follow his orders. Sooner the trio of students learns that Hans is actually a troll hunter that works for a secret government agency. Further, several dangerous trolls have escaped from their territory and Hans is assigned to eliminate them.

  • Machete

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    The highly skilled Federale Machete is hired by some unsavory types to assassinate a senator. But just as he’s about to take the shot, he notices someone aiming at him and realizes he’s been set up. He barely survives the sniper’s bullet, and is soon out for revenge on his former employers, with the reluctant assistance of his brother Cheech Marin, who has become a priest and taken a vow of nonviolence. If you hire him to take out the bad guys, make sure the bad guys aren’t you!

  • Love & Other Drugs

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Maggie is an alluring free spirit who won’t let anyone - or anything - tie her down. But she meets her match in Jamie, whose relentless and nearly infallible charm serve him well with the ladies and in the cutthroat world of pharmaceutical sales. Maggie and Jamie’s evolving relationship takes them both by surprise, as they find themselves under the influence of the ultimate drug: love.

  • SUPER

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    After his wife falls under the influence of a drug dealer, an everyday guy transforms himself into Crimson Bolt, a superhero with the best intentions, though he lacks for heroic skills.

  • Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Soren, a young barn owl, is kidnapped by owls of St. Aggie's, ostensibly an orphanage, where owlets are brainwashed into becoming soldiers. He and his new friends escape to the island of Ga'Hoole, to assist its noble, wise owls who fight the army being created by the wicked rulers of St. Aggie's.

  • Rubber

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    When Robert, a tire, discovers his destructive telepathic powers, he soon sets his sights on a desert town; in particular, a mysterious woman becomes his obsession.

  • Hereafter

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A drama centered on three people who are haunted by mortality in different ways. George (Damon) is a blue-collar American who has a special connection to the afterlife. On the other side of the world, Marie (de France), a French journalist, has a near-death experience that shakes her reality. And when Marcus (Frankie/George McLaren), a London schoolboy, loses the person closest to him, he desperately needs answers. Each on a path in search of the truth, their lives will intersect, forever changed by what they believe might-or must-exist in the hereafter.

  • It's Kind of a Funny Story

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Craig is a high-school junior, in the gifted program, infatuated with his best friend's girl. When he realizes he's suicidal, he checks himself into the psychiatric ward of a hospital, thinking they'll do an observation, help him, and send him home in time for school the next day. Once in, however, he must stay for a week; the juvenile ward is being renovated, so he's in with adults as well as a few youths. Bobby, a man with a young daughter, shows him around; Craig notices Noelle, about his age. He tries to keep his friends from finding out where he is. Little things: he draws, goes to therapy, sings, helps Bobby rehearse an interview. Is this the stuff of insight?

  • The Losers

    6

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    A tale of double cross and revenge, centered upon the members of an elite U.S. Special Forces unit sent into the Bolivian jungle on a search and destroy mission. The team-Clay, Jensen, Roque, Pooch and Cougar -find themselves the target of a lethal betrayal instigated from inside by a powerful enemy known only as Max. Presumed dead, the group makes plans to even the score when they're joined by the mysterious Aisha, a beautiful operative with her own agenda. Working together, they must remain deep undercover while tracking the heavily-guarded Max, a ruthless man bent on embroiling the world in a new high-tech global war.

  • Edge of Darkness

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    As homicide detective Thomas Craven investigates the death of his activist daughter, he uncovers not only her secret life, but a corporate cover-up and government collusion that attracts an agent tasked with cleaning up the evidence.

  • Unstoppable

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    With an unmanned, half-mile-long freight train barreling toward a city, a veteran engineer and a young conductor race against the clock to prevent a catastrophe.

  • Despicable Me

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    When a criminal mastermind uses a trio of orphan girls as pawns for a grand scheme, he finds their love is profoundly changing him for the better.

  • The Killer Inside Me

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A West Texas deputy sheriff is slowly unmasked as a psychotic killer.

  • Winter's Bone

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    An unflinching Ozark Mountain girl hacks through dangerous social terrain as she hunts down her drug-dealing father while trying to keep her family intact.

  • Tomorrow, When the War Began

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    When their country is invaded and their families are taken, eight unlikely high school teenagers band together to fight.

  • Tangled

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    The magically long-haired Rapunzel has spent her entire life in a tower, but now that a runaway thief has stumbled upon her, she is about to discover the world for the first time, and who she really is.

  • Somewhere

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Hollywood actor Johnny Marco, nested in his luxury hotel of choice, is a stimulated man. Drinking, parties and women keep a creeping boredom under wraps in between jobs. He is the occasional father of a bright girl, Cleo, who may be spoiled but doesn’t act it. When Cleo’s mother drops her off and leaves town, Johnny brings her along for the ride, but can he fit an 11-year-old girl into his privileged lifestyle?

  • The Way Back

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A fact-based story centered on soldiers who escaped from a Siberian gulag in 1940.

  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Voldemort’s power is growing stronger. He now has control over the Ministry of Magic and Hogwarts. Harry, Ron, and Hermione decide to finish Dumbledore’s work and find the rest of the Horcruxes to defeat the Dark Lord. But little hope remains for the Trio, and the rest of the Wizarding World, so everything they do must go as planned.

  • Monsters

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Six years ago NASA discovered the possibility of alien life within our solar system. A probe was launched to collect samples, but crashed upon re-entry over Central America. Soon after, new life form began to appear and half of Mexico was quarantined as an INFECTED ZONE. Today, the American and Mexican military still struggle to contain "the creatures"…… Our story begins when a US journalist agrees to escort a shaken tourist through the infected zone in Mexico to the safety of the US border.

  • Due Date

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Peter Highman (Robert Downey Jr.) must get to LA in five days to be at the birth of his firstborn. He is about to fly home from Atlanta when his luggage and wallet are stolen, and he is put on the “no-fly” list. Desperate to get home Peter is forced to accept the offer of Ethan Tremblay (Zach Galifianakis) to hitch a ride with him cross-country. Peter is about to go on a terrifying and agonizing journey of his life.

  • The Death and Life of Charlie St. Cloud

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Charlie St. Cloud is a young man overcome by grief at the death of his younger brother. So much so that he takes a job as caretaker of the cemetery in which his brother is buried. Charlie has a special lasting bond with his brother though, as he can see him. Charlie meets up with his brother (Sam) each night to play catch and talk. Then, a girl comes into Charlie’s life and he must choose between keeping a promise he made to Sam, or going after the girl he loves

  • Devil

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A group of people trapped in an elevator realize that the devil is among them.

    Read the review of Devil

  • The Sorcerer's Apprentice

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Master sorcerer Balthazar Blake recruits a seemingly everyday guy in his mission to defend New York City from his arch-nemesis, Maxim Horvath.

  • The A-Team

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A group of Iraq War veterans looks to clear their name with the U.S. military, who suspect the four men of committing a crime for which they were framed.

  • Knight and Day

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    June Havens finds her everyday life tangled with that of a secret agent who has realized he isn’t supposed to survive his latest mission…

  • Predators

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A group of elite warriors are hunted by members of a merciless alien race known as Predators.

  • Wild Target

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A hitman tries to retire but a beautiful thief may change his plans.

  • Black Death

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Set during the time of the first outbreak of bubonic plague in England, a young monk is tasked with learning the truth about reports of people being brought back to life in a small village.

  • Dear John

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A romantic drama about a soldier who falls for a conservative college student while he’s home on leave.

  • Date Night

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    In New York City, a case of mistaken identity turns a bored married couple’s attempt at a glamorous and romantic evening into something more thrilling and dangerous.

  • Toast

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    The ultimate nostalgia trip through everything edible in 1960s Britain.

  • The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Lucy and Edmund Pevensie return to Narnia with their cousin Eustace where they meet up with Prince Caspian for a trip across the sea aboard the royal ship The Dawn Treader. Along the way they encounter dragons, dwarves, merfolk, and a band of lost warriors before reaching the edge of the world.

  • Griff the Invisible

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Griff, office worker by day, superhero by night, has his world turned upside down when he meets Melody, a beautiful young scientist who shares his passion for the impossible.

  • The Bounty Hunter

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Milo Boyd, a down-on-his-luck bounty hunter, gets his dream job when he is assigned to track down his bail-jumping ex-wife, reporter Nicole Hurly. He thinks all that's ahead is an easy payday, but when Nicole gives him the slip so she can chase a lead on a murder cover-up, Milo realizes that nothing ever goes simply with him and Nicole. The exes continually one-up each other - until they find themselves on the run for their lives. They thought their promise to love, honor and obey was tough - staying alive is going to be a whole lot tougher.

  • Faster

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    An ex-con sets out to avenge his brother’s death after they were double-crossed during a heist years ago. During his campaign, however, he’s tracked by a veteran cop and an egocentric hit man.

  • You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Sally’s parents’ marriage breaks up when her father undergoes a mid-life crisis and impulsively weds a prostitute as Sally’s own marriage also begins to disintegrate.

  • Stake Land

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Martin was a normal teenage boy before the country collapsed in an empty pit of economic and political disaster. A vampire epidemic has swept across what is left of the nation's abandoned towns and cities, and it's up to Mister, a death dealing, rogue vampire hunter, to get Martin safely north to Canada, the continent's New Eden.

  • The Experiment

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    26 men are chosen to participate in the roles of guards and prisoners in a psychological study that ultimately spirals out of control.

  • The Switch

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    An unmarried 40-year-old woman turns to a turkey baster in order to become pregnant. Seven years later, she reunites with her best friend, who has been living with a secret: he replaced her preferred sperm sample with his own.

  • Tamara Drewe

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A young newspaper writer returns to her hometown in the English countryside, where her childhood home is being prepped for sale.

  • Please Give

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    In New York City, a husband and wife butt heads with the granddaughters of the elderly woman who lives in apartment the couple owns.

  • Nine Dead

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Communication is the key to the survival for nine strangers who have been kidnapped by a masked gunman and told that one of them will die every ten minutes until they discover how they are all connected. Who of the nine lives and who dies?

  • Morning Glory

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    An upstart television producer accepts the challenge of reviving a struggling morning show program with warring co-hosts.

  • The Ward

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A thriller centered on an institutionalized young woman who becomes terrorized by a ghost.

  • The Tourist

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Elise (Angelina Jolie) sits next to an American tourist, Frank (Johnny Depp), on a train going to Venice. She has chosen him as a decoy, making believe that he is her lover who is wanted for police. Not only will they need to evade the police, but also the mobster whose money her lover stole.

  • Tron Legacy

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Sam Flynn, the tech-savvy 27-year-old son of Kevin Flynn, looks into his father’s disappearance and finds himself pulled into the same world of fierce programs and gladiatorial games where his father has been living for 20 years. Along with Kevin’s loyal confidant, father and son embark on a life-and-death journey across a visually-stunning cyber universe that has become far more advanced and exceedingly dangerous.

  • Saw: The Final Chapter

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    As a deadly battle rages over Jigsaw’s brutal legacy, a group of Jigsaw survivors gathers to seek the support of self-help guru and fellow survivor Bobby Dagen, a man whose own dark secrets unleash a new wave of terror.

  • Burke and Hare

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Based on the true story about the famous murderers, “Burke And Hare” follows the hapless exploits of these two men as they fall into the highly profitable business of providing cadavers for the medical fraternity in Nineteenth Century Edinburgh, then the centre of medical learning. The one thing they were short of was bodies.

  • Resident Evil: Afterlife

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    While still out to destroy the evil Umbrella Corporation, Alice joins a group of survivors who want to relocate to the mysterious but supposedly unharmed safe haven known only as Arcadia.

  • Cop Out

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A comedy about a veteran NYPD cop whose rare baseball card is stolen. Since it’s his only hope to pay for his daughter’s upcoming wedding, he recruits his partner to track down the thief, a memorabilia-obsessed gangster.

  • The Karate Kid

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Work causes a single mother to move to China with her young son; in his new home, the boy embraces kung fu, taught to him by a master.

  • The Expendables

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A team of mercenaries head to South America on a mission to overthrow a dictator.

  • Shrek Forever After

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Rumpelstiltskin tricks a mid-life crisis burdened Shrek into allowing himself to be erased from existence and cast in a dark alternate timeline where Rumpel rules supreme.

  • Hot Tub Time Machine

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Four guy friends, all of them bored with their adult lives, travel back to their respective 80s heydays thanks to a time-bending hot tub.

  • Killers

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A vacationing woman meets her ideal man, leading to a swift marriage. Back at home, however, their idyllic life is upset when they discover their neighbors could be assassins who have been contracted to kill the couple.

  • Get Him to the Greek

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A record company intern is hired to accompany out-of-control British rock star Aldous Snow to a concert at L.A.’s Greek Theater.

  • Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Based on the video game, which follows an adventurous prince who teams up with a rival princess to stop an angry ruler from unleashing a sandstorm that could destroy the world.

  • Centurion

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A splinter group of Roman soldiers fight for their lives behind enemy lines after their legion is decimated in a devastating guerrilla attack.

  • Repo Men

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Set in the near future when artificial organs can be bought on credit, it revolves around a man who…

  • Clash of the Titans

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    The mortal son of the god Zeus embarks on a perilous journey to stop the underworld and its minions from spreading their evil to Earth as well as the heavens.

  • Alice in Wonderland

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    19-year-old Alice returns to the magical world from her childhood adventure, where she reunites with her old friends and learns of her true destiny: to end the Red Queen’s reign of terror.

  • From Paris with Love

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    In Paris, a young employee in the office of the US Ambassador hooks up with an American spy looking to stop a terrorist attack in the city.

  • Extraordinary Measures

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A drama centered on the efforts of John and Aileen Crowley to find a researcher who might have a cure for their two children’s rare genetic disorder.

  • Leap Year

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A woman who has an elaborate scheme to propose to her boyfriend on Leap Day, an Irish tradition which…

  • 13

    4

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A naive young man assumes a dead man’s identity and finds himself embroiled in an underground world of power, violence, and chance where men gamble behind closed doors on the lives of other men.

  • Gulliver's Travels

    4

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Travel writer Lemuel Gulliver takes an assignment in Bermuda, but ends up on the island of Liliput, where he towers over its tiny citizens.

  • Piranha 3D

    4

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    After a sudden underwater tremor sets free scores of the prehistoric man-eating fish, an unlikely group of strangers must band together to stop themselves from becoming fish food for the area’s new razor-toothed residents.

  • The Lost Future

    4

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A group of post-apocalyptic survivors struggle to survive in a world where jungles, forests, primeval wetlands and deserts have obliterated civilization. They staunchly face genetically mutated beasts and mysterious diseases in an attempt to re-establish the human race as masters of Earth.

  • Wrecked

    4

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A man awakens in a mangled car-wreck at the bottom of a steep cliff. Injured and trapped inside, with no memory of how he got there or who he is, he must rely on his most primal instincts to survive. But as he attempts to free himself from the carnage and escape an impossible situation, a darker side is revealed. Even if he manages to survive, the man may have to face the horrible consequences of an earlier, forgotten life.

  • Grown Ups

    4

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    In 1978, five 12-year-olds win a CYO basketball championship. Thirty years later, they gather with their families for their coach's funeral and a weekend at a house on a lake where they used to party. By now, each is a grownup with problems and challenges: Marcus is alone and drinks too much. Rob, with three daughters he rarely sees, is always deeply in love until he turns on his next ex-wife. Eric is overweight and out of work. Kurt is a househusband, henpecked by wife and mother-in-law. Lenny is a successful Hollywood agent married to a fashion designer; their kids take privilege for granted. Can the outdoors help these grownups rediscover connections or is this chaos in the making?

  • Kaboom

    4

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Smith’s everyday life in the dorm - hanging out with his arty, sarcastic best friend Stella, hooking up with a beautiful free spirit named London, lusting for his gorgeous but dim surfer roommate Thor - all gets turned upside-down after one fateful, terrifying night.

  • Eat Pray Love

    4

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Liz Gilbert (Roberts) had everything a modern woman is supposed to dream of having - a husband, a house, a successful career - yet like so many others, she found herself lost, confused, and searching for what she really wanted in life. Newly divorced and at a crossroads, Gilbert steps out of her comfort zone, risking everything to change her life, embarking on a journey around the world that becomes a quest for self-discovery. In her travels, she discovers the true pleasure of nourishment by eating in Italy; the power of prayer in India, and, finally and unexpectedly, the inner peace and balance of true love in Bali.

  • I'm Still Here

    4

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Documenting Joaquin Phoenix’s transition from the acting world to a career as an aspiring rapper.

  • Legion

    4

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    An out-of-the-way diner becomes the unlikely battleground for the survival of the human race. When God loses faith in humankind…

  • The Last Airbender

    3

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    The story follows the adventures of Aang, a young successor to a long line of Avatars, who must put his childhood ways aside and stop the Fire Nation from enslaving the Water, Earth and Air nations.

    Read the review of The Last Airbender

  • Smokin' Aces 2: Assassins' Ball

    3

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Walter Weed is an unassuming desk jockey at the FBI when the Bureau uncovers a plot to assassinate him…

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