Movies to Acquire

by Joey_Kinish | created - 01 Jul 2012 | updated - 13 Aug 2012 | Public

Movies which I've seen but which are not yet in my collection.

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1. Ash Wednesday (2002)

R | 99 min | Crime, Drama

40 Metascore

Ash Wednesday is set in the Manhattan of the early 1980's and is about a pair of Irish-American brothers (Burns and Wood) who become embroiled in a conflict with the Irish Mob.

Director: Edward Burns | Stars: Brian Burns, Vincent Rubino, James Michael Cummings, Elijah Wood

Votes: 2,830 | Gross: $0.00M

2. Kissing a Fool (1998)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Romance

Screwball romantic comedy about a philandering sportswriter who wants his fiancee to remain faithful, so he enlists his best friend to test her fidelity - with unexpected results.

Director: Doug Ellin | Stars: David Schwimmer, Jason Lee, Mili Avital, Bonnie Hunt

Votes: 4,666 | Gross: $4.00M

3. Mumford (1999)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama

62 Metascore

In the small town of Mumford, a psychologist of the same name moves in and quickly becomes very popular, despite a questionable past.

Director: Lawrence Kasdan | Stars: Loren Dean, Hope Davis, Jason Lee, Alfre Woodard

Votes: 8,594 | Gross: $4.55M

4. The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000)

PG-13 | 126 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sport

47 Metascore

A down-and-out golfer attempts to recover his game and his life with help from a mystical caddy.

Director: Robert Redford | Stars: Will Smith, Matt Damon, Charlize Theron, Bruce McGill

Votes: 51,245 | Gross: $30.70M

5. The Perfect Score (2004)

PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Crime

35 Metascore

Six high school seniors decide to break into the Princeton Testing Center so they can steal the answers to their upcoming SAT tests and all get perfect scores.

Director: Brian Robbins | Stars: Scarlett Johansson, Erika Christensen, Chris Evans, Leonardo Nam

Votes: 22,599 | Gross: $10.39M

6. London (I) (2005)

R | 92 min | Drama, Romance

24 Metascore

London is a drug laden adventure that centers on a party in a New York loft where a young man is trying to win back his ex-girlfriend.

Director: Hunter Richards | Stars: Jessica Biel, Chris Evans, Jason Statham, Joy Bryant

Votes: 21,409 | Gross: $0.01M

7. Hugo Pool (1997)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Romance

Hugo Pool is a quirky tale of a Los Angeles pool cleaner who falls in love with a young man dying of Lou Gerhig's Disease.

Director: Robert Downey Sr. | Stars: Alyssa Milano, Mark Boone Junior, Malcolm McDowell, Brendan Dawson

Votes: 1,825 | Gross: $0.00M

8. Return to the Blue Lagoon (1991)

PG-13 | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

In this sequel to The Blue Lagoon (1980), two children are stranded on a beautiful island in the South Pacific. With no adults to guide them, the two make a simple life together and eventually become suntanned teenagers in love.

Director: William A. Graham | Stars: Brian Krause, Milla Jovovich, Lisa Pelikan, Courtney Barilla

Votes: 17,057 | Gross: $2.81M

9. The Comedians of Comedy (2005)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Documentary

46 Metascore

Follow four comedians as they tour the States.

Director: Michael Blieden | Stars: Patton Oswalt, Brian Posehn, Maria Bamford, Zach Galifianakis

Votes: 2,468 | Gross: $0.00M

10. She Hate Me (2004)

R | 138 min | Comedy, Drama

28 Metascore

Fired from his job for exposing corrupt business practices, a former biotech executive turns to impregnating wealthy lesbians for profit.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Anthony Mackie, Kerry Washington, Ellen Barkin, Monica Bellucci

Votes: 6,992 | Gross: $0.37M

11. Somersault (2004)

Not Rated | 106 min | Drama, Romance

73 Metascore

A young girl flees her hometown and arrives in the Australian Alps, where new experiences help her learn the differences between sex and love.

Director: Cate Shortland | Stars: Abbie Cornish, Sam Worthington, Lynette Curran, Damian de Montemas

Votes: 7,010 | Gross: $0.09M

12. Havoc (2005)

R | 85 min | Crime, Drama

Two affluent suburban girls clash with the Latino gang culture of East Los Angeles.

Director: Barbara Kopple | Stars: Anne Hathaway, Bijou Phillips, Shiri Appleby, Michael Biehn

Votes: 17,590

13. Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever (2002)

R | 91 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

19 Metascore

Tasked with destroying each other, an FBI agent and a rogue DIA agent soon discover that there's a much bigger enemy at work.

Director: Wych Kaosayananda | Stars: Antonio Banderas, Lucy Liu, Talisa Soto, Gregg Henry

Votes: 18,438 | Gross: $14.29M

14. Interstate 60: Episodes of the Road (2002)

R | 116 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

Neal Oliver, a very confused young man and an artist (played by James Marsden) takes a journey of a lifetime on a highway I60 that doesn't exist on any of the maps, going to the places he never even heard of, searching for an answer and his dreamgirl.

Director: Bob Gale | Stars: James Marsden, Gary Oldman, Kurt Russell, Matthew Edison

Votes: 28,032

15. Win a Date with Tad Hamilton! (2004)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Romance

52 Metascore

A small-town girl wins a date with a male celebrity through a contest. When the date goes better than expected, a love triangle forms between the girl, the male celebrity, and the girl's best friend.

Director: Robert Luketic | Stars: Kate Bosworth, Josh Duhamel, Topher Grace, Nathan Lane

Votes: 25,542 | Gross: $17.07M

16. Idle Hands (1999)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

31 Metascore

A teenage slacker's right hand becomes possessed with murderous intent.

Director: Rodman Flender | Stars: Devon Sawa, Seth Green, Elden Henson, Jessica Alba

Votes: 37,616 | Gross: $4.00M

17. Lords of Dogtown (2005)

PG-13 | 107 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

56 Metascore

The film follows the surf and skateboarding trends that originated in Venice, California during the 1970's.

Director: Catherine Hardwicke | Stars: Heath Ledger, Emile Hirsch, Victor Rasuk, Johnny Knoxville

Votes: 49,832 | Gross: $11.01M

18. The Good Night (2007)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

49 Metascore

A former pop star who now writes commercial jingles for a living experiences a mid-life crisis.

Director: Jake Paltrow | Stars: Martin Freeman, Gwyneth Paltrow, Penélope Cruz, Keith Allen

Votes: 8,065 | Gross: $0.02M

19. All the Pretty Horses (2000)

PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, Romance, Western

55 Metascore

Two Texas cowboys head to Mexico in search of work, but soon find themselves in trouble with the law after one of them falls in love with a wealthy rancher's daughter.

Director: Billy Bob Thornton | Stars: Matt Damon, Penélope Cruz, Henry Thomas, Angelina Torres

Votes: 12,497 | Gross: $15.53M

20. Twice Upon a Yesterday (1998)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

A shambling, out-of-work actor, desperate to win back the affections of his ex-girlfriend, unexpectedly stumbles upon a way to turn back the clock.

Director: Maria Ripoll | Stars: Lena Headey, Douglas Henshall, Penélope Cruz, Gustavo Salmerón

Votes: 2,306 | Gross: $0.26M

21. Amistad (1997)

R | 155 min | Drama, History

63 Metascore

In 1839, the revolt of Mende captives aboard a Spanish owned ship causes a major controversy in the United States when the ship is captured off the coast of Long Island. The courts must decide whether the Mende are slaves or legally free.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Djimon Hounsou, Matthew McConaughey, Anthony Hopkins, Morgan Freeman

Votes: 66,945 | Gross: $44.18M

22. Love and Mary (2007)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Romance

Mary is a sophisticated pastry chef who's struggling to keep the doors of her bakery open. Facing eviction, she decides to return back home with her fiancé, Brent, to collect a sizable ... See full summary »

Director: Elizabeth Harrison | Stars: Gabriel Mann, Lauren German, Whitney Able, Benjamin Gourley

Votes: 470

23. Standing Still (II) (2005)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

38 Metascore

Standing Still is the story of a popular yet drunken actor who reconnects with a group of his college friends for a wedding several years after graduation.

Director: Matthew Cole Weiss | Stars: Jon Abrahams, Amy Adams, Aaron Stanford, Roger Avary

Votes: 2,184 | Gross: $0.04M

24. Cradle Will Rock (1999)

R | 132 min | Drama

64 Metascore

A true story of politics and art in the 1930s U.S., focusing on a leftist musical drama and attempts to stop its production.

Director: Tim Robbins | Stars: Hank Azaria, Rubén Blades, Joan Cusack, John Cusack

Votes: 8,560 | Gross: $2.90M

25. Eight Men Out (1988)

PG | 119 min | Drama, History, Sport

71 Metascore

A dramatization of the Black Sox scandal when the underpaid Chicago White Sox accepted bribes to deliberately lose the 1919 World Series.

Director: John Sayles | Stars: John Cusack, Clifton James, Jace Alexander, Gordon Clapp

Votes: 17,487 | Gross: $5.68M

26. Can't Buy Me Love (1987)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

36 Metascore

A nerdy outcast secretly pays the most popular girl in school one thousand dollars to be his girlfriend.

Director: Steve Rash | Stars: Patrick Dempsey, Amanda Peterson, Courtney Gains, Tina Caspary

Votes: 30,048 | Gross: $31.62M

27. Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen (2011 TV Special)

TV-MA | 90 min | Documentary, Comedy

It's Charlie Sheen's turn to step in to the celebrity hot seat for the latest installment of The Comedy Central Roast.

Director: Joel Gallen | Stars: Charlie Sheen, Seth MacFarlane, Kate Walsh, Jeffrey Ross

Votes: 5,077

28. Comedy Central Roast of Joan Rivers (2009 TV Special)

TV-MA | 84 min | Comedy

It's the "Queen of Mean", Joan Rivers turn to step in to the celebrity hot seat for the latest installment of The Comedy Central Roast.

Director: Joel Gallen | Stars: Joan Rivers, Kathy Griffin, Whitney Cummings, Jeffrey Ross

Votes: 986

29. Comedy Central Roast of Bob Saget (2008 TV Special)

TV-MA | 90 min | Comedy

The aggravatingly amiable star of "Full House," "America's Funniest Home Videos"

Director: Joel Gallen | Stars: Bob Saget, John Stamos, Jeffrey Ross, Susie Essman

Votes: 1,908

30. Cool World (1992)

PG-13 | 102 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy

28 Metascore

A comic strip femme fatale seeks to seduce her cartoonist creator in order to cross over into the real world.

Director: Ralph Bakshi | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Kim Basinger, Janni Brenn, Brad Pitt

Votes: 19,470 | Gross: $14.11M

31. Saturday Night Live: The Best of Dana Carvey (1998 TV Special)

Unrated | 89 min | Comedy

This edition of Saturday Night Live represents the most versatile actor and stand-up comedian ever! Dana always played crazy characters from Church Lady, Ross Perot, George Bush, Garth ... See full summary »

Stars: Dana Carvey, David Spade, Rob Schneider, Jon Lovitz

Votes: 869

32. Rock 'n' Roll High School Forever (1991)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Music

Those rambunctious kids are back in school and back in trouble in a smash sequel to the 1978 worldwide hit. Corey Feldman leads a rock and roll rally at Ronald Reagon High, but must triumph... See full summary »

Director: Deborah Brock | Stars: Corey Feldman, Larry Linville, Mary Woronov, Evan Richards

Votes: 1,010

33. Dream Machine (1991)

PG | 88 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

Barry drives his parents to the airport, then tunes a rich woman's piano. He gets her cheating husband's Porsche. The husband's body's in the trunk. Then there's the fraternity's extreme initiation ritual. Will he get his dream girl?

Director: Lyman Dayton | Stars: Corey Haim, Evan Richards, Jeremy Slate, Randall England

Votes: 688

34. Whatever It Takes (2000)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

20 Metascore

A modern-day remake of the Cyrano DeBergerac tale.

Director: David Raynr | Stars: Shane West, Marla Sokoloff, Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, Manu Intiraymi

Votes: 9,293 | Gross: $8.74M

35. Higher Learning (1995)

R | 127 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

54 Metascore

People from all different walks of life, encounter racial tension, rape, responsibility, and the meaning of an education on a university campus.

Director: John Singleton | Stars: Omar Epps, Kristy Swanson, Michael Rapaport, Jennifer Connelly

Votes: 17,048 | Gross: $38.29M

36. Mini's First Time (2006)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

45 Metascore

A rebellious girl hooks up with an escort agency, where her stepfather is a client.

Director: Nick Guthe | Stars: Alec Baldwin, Nikki Reed, Carrie-Anne Moss, Jeff Goldblum

Votes: 7,813 | Gross: $0.05M

37. Lost & Found (I) (1999)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Romance

19 Metascore

In order to impress his beautiful French neighbor, Dylan Ramsey dognaps her pet pooch so he can return him and become a hero. Unfortunately, things do not work out as planned.

Director: Jeff Pollack | Stars: David Spade, Sophie Marceau, Ever Carradine, Stephanie Chang

Votes: 6,068 | Gross: $6.55M

38. Gossip (I) (2000)

R | 90 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

31 Metascore

Three college students base their class project around gossip and how fast it spreads, which soon spirals out of control.

Director: Davis Guggenheim | Stars: James Marsden, Lena Headey, Norman Reedus, Kate Hudson

Votes: 13,852 | Gross: $5.11M

39. Melinda and Melinda (2004)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

54 Metascore

Two alternating stories, one comedy and the other tragedy, about Melinda's attempts to straighten out her life.

Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Will Ferrell, Vinessa Shaw, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Wallace Shawn

Votes: 29,982 | Gross: $3.83M

40. High Art (1998)

R | 101 min | Drama, Romance

73 Metascore

A young female intern at a small magazine company becomes involved with a drug-addicted lesbian photographer, both of whom seek to exploit each other for their respective careers, while slowly falling in love with each other.

Director: Lisa Cholodenko | Stars: Radha Mitchell, Ally Sheedy, Patricia Clarkson, Gabriel Mann

Votes: 9,410 | Gross: $1.93M

41. American Dreamz (2006)

PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Music

45 Metascore

The new season of "American Dreamz," the wildly popular television singing contest, has captured the country's attention, as the competition looks to be between a young Midwestern gal (Moore) and a showtunes-loving young man from Orange County (Golzari). Recently awakened President Staton (Quaid) even wants in on the craze, as he signs up for the potential explosive season finale.

Director: Paul Weitz | Stars: Hugh Grant, Dennis Quaid, Mandy Moore, Willem Dafoe

Votes: 23,783 | Gross: $7.19M

42. Saved! (2004)

PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Drama

62 Metascore

When a girl attending a Christian high school becomes pregnant, she finds herself ostracized and demonized, as all of her former friends turn on her.

Director: Brian Dannelly | Stars: Jena Malone, Mandy Moore, Macaulay Culkin, Patrick Fugit

Votes: 43,379 | Gross: $8.94M

43. Try Seventeen (2002)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

The story of a young man who enters college only to discover that he can learn more about life and love from his neighbors in the apartment building where he lives.

Director: Jeffrey Porter | Stars: Elijah Wood, Franka Potente, Mandy Moore, Chris William Martin

Votes: 5,795

44. Winter Passing (2005)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

56 Metascore

Actress Reese Holden has been offered a small fortune by a book editor if she can secure for publication the love letters that her father, a reclusive novelist, wrote to her mother, who has... See full summary »

Director: Adam Rapp | Stars: Ed Harris, Zooey Deschanel, Will Ferrell, Darrell Larson

Votes: 7,914 | Gross: $0.10M

45. Crazy/Beautiful (2001)

PG-13 | 99 min | Drama, Romance

61 Metascore

At Pacific Palisades High, a poor Latino falls hard for a troubled girl from an affluent neighborhood.

Director: John Stockwell | Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Jay Hernandez, Bruce Davison, Herman Osorio

Votes: 23,149 | Gross: $16.93M

46. Aberdeen (2000)

106 min | Drama

78 Metascore

Kaisa is a Scot, a successful London lawyer, who snorts coke and has one-night stands with strangers. Her mother calls from Aberdeen with some story begging her to fly to Norway and collect... See full summary »

Director: Hans Petter Moland | Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Lena Headey, Jean Anderson, Charlotte Rampling

Votes: 2,926 | Gross: $0.06M

47. The Go-Getter (2007)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

69 Metascore

When his mother dies, a teenager takes a road-trip in a stolen car to find his long-lost brother. Along the way he discovers a profound connection with the car-owner and with himself as well.

Director: Martin Hynes | Stars: Lou Taylor Pucci, Zooey Deschanel, M. Ward, Judy Greer

Votes: 4,912

48. Happenstance (2000)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

59 Metascore

How, thanks to what's known as the "Butterfly theory" (a random series of unlinked events), can a young woman and a young man meet ?

Director: Laurent Firode | Stars: Audrey Tautou, Faudel, Eric Savin, Nathalie Besançon

Votes: 3,737 | Gross: $0.13M



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