11:14 (2005)  Five seemingly random story lines intersect at precisely 11:14 p.m. in this innovative drama-thriller written and directed by newbie filmmaker Greg Marcks. Even though they're strangers, Buzzy (Academy Award winner Hilary Swank), Mark (Colin Hanks), Cheri (Rachel Leigh Cook), Jack (Henry Thomas) and Eddie (Ben Foster) will become a part of one another's lives -- even if it kills them. Patrick Swayze and Barbara Hershey co-star. Cast: Hilary Swank, Colin Hanks, Rachael Leigh Cook, Henry Thomas, Ben Foster, Patrick Swayze. --R--  For violence, sexuality and pervasive languag.
12 Years a Slave  (2013)  The autobiography of Solomon Northup, a free black man who was abducted from New York state and sold into slavery in the mid-1800s, serves as the basis for this historical drama. Chiwetel Ejiofor stars as Northup, and Brad Pitt plays an abolitionist.  Cast: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Dano, Paul Giamatti, Lupita Nyong'o, Sarah Paulson, Brad Pitt, Alfre Woodard, Garret Dillahunt, Scoot McNairy, Adepero Oduye, Michael K. Williams, Chris Chalk, Taran Killam, Bill Camp. --R-- Violence/cruelty, some nudity and brief sexuality.
13th Warrior, The (1999) It's feast or famine when Ahmed Ibn Fahdlan (Antonio Banderas), a 10th century Arab ambassador, is sent to make peaceful contact with the barbaric Vikings. Soon, he finds himself in the midst of a battle between the Norsemen and the Wendol, fearsome warriors known as the Eaters of the Dead. Ahmed is faced with a daunting choice: fight alongside the Vikings -- or die. Cast: Antonio Banderas, Omar Sharif, Diane Venora.  --R--
21 Grams (2003) The complex interconnected story of how the lives of a former drug addict and single mother, Christine (Naomi Watts), a terminally ill mathematics professor, Paul (Sean Penn), and a spiritual ex-convict, Jack (Benicio Del Toro), intersect after a car accident. Clea Duvall co-stars in this gritty drama that's ultimately about hope and redemption. Cast: Sean Penn, Naomi Watts, Benicio Del Toro, Charlotte Gainsbourg --R-- For language, sexuality, nudity, some violence and drug use.
This Is 40  (2012) Writer-director Judd Apatow revisits Knocked Up's married couple Pete and Debbie in this sequel as the pair wrestles with parenthood, keeping romance alive and the realities of getting older. Cast: Paul Rudd, Leslie Mann, Megan Fox, Albert Brooks, Jason Segel, John Lithgow, Robert Smigel, Maude Apatow, Iris Apatow, Annie Mumolo, Charlyne Yi, Tatum O'Neal. -- R -- Sexual content, crude humor, pervasive language and some drug material.
300 (2007)  Zack Snyder directs this faithful adaptation of Frank Miller's (Sin City) graphic novel about the storied Battle of Thermopylae, a conflict that pitted the ancient Greeks against the Persians in 480 B.C. The film, which blends live-action shots with virtual backgrounds to capture Miller's original vision, co-stars Gerard Butler, Lena Headey, David Wenham, Vincent Regan, Rodrigo Santoro and Dominic West.  --R-- For graphic battle sequences throughout, some sexuality and nudity.
88 Minutes (2007) Jack Gramm (Al Pacino) -- a college professor and occasional forensic psychologist for the FBI -- finds himself in a race against time when he receives a mysterious phone call telling him he has exactly 88 minutes left to live. Can he track down his would-be killer before the clock runs out? Amy Brenneman, Leelee Sobieski, Deborah Unger and William Forsythe co-star in this real-time thriller from director Jon Avnet. --R-- For disturbing violent content, brief nudity and language.
40-Year-Old Virgin, The 2005 Andy Stitzer (Steve Carell) has a pleasant life with a nice apartment and a job stamping invoices at an electronics store. But at age 40, there's one thing Andy hasn't done, and it's really bothering his sex-obsessed male co-workers: Andy is still a virgin. Determined to help Andy get laid, the guys make it their mission to de-virginize him. But it all seems hopeless until Andy meets small business owner Trish (Catherine Keener), a single mom. --UR--
25th Hour, 2002  This is the story of the last 24 hours Monty Brogan (Edward Norton) gets to spend with his two best friends -- Frank (Barry Pepper), a bonds trader, and Jakob (Philip Seymour Hoffman), a high school English teacher -- and his girlfriend, Naturelle (Rosario Dawson), before he goes to prison for 7 years for pushing heroin. As they plan to party the night away in New York City one last time, Monty tries to touch base with his father (Brian Cox). --R-- Strong language and some violence.
About Schmidt (2002)  When insurance actuary Warren Schmidt (Jack Nicholson) retires and his wife dies, he looks for life's meaning on a road trip to his daughter's (Hope Davis) upcoming wedding to a waterbed salesman (Dermot Mulroney). But Warren can't seem to get anything right. En route to the wedding, he shares his life through letters with a Tanzanian boy he's sponsoring for 73 cents a day … and soon, Warren discovers renewed purpose. --R-- For some language and brief nudity.
Act of Valor  (2012)  The mission of rescuing a kidnapped CIA agent from a lethal terrorist cell falls to an elite squad of Navy SEALs in this covert-action thriller. Active duty SEALs play the lead fighting roles in a saga based on actual events from their service.  Cast: Roselyn Sanchez, Jason Cottle, Nestor Serrano, Ailsa Marshall, Gonzalo Menendez, Emilio Rivera, Dimiter Marinov, Thomas Rosales Jr., Alex Veadov, Marc Margulies.  -- R -- Strong language and some violence.
Act of Vengeance  (2010)  After an unsuccessful and bloody raid in Istanbul, two Turkish anti-terrorist agents are sent to New York City on a mission to capture a notorious terrorist known only as "Dejjal" (Arabic for Antichrist).
Haluk Bilginer, Danny Glover, Gina Gershon, Mahsun Kirmizigül, Robert Patrick, Mustafa Sandal, Scott William Winters, Sharrieff Pugh, Engin Altan Düzyatan , Justine Cotsonas. --R--
Adaptation (2002) Charlie Kaufman (Nicolas Cage) is a Los Angeles screenwriter battling enormous feelings of insecurity and impotence as he struggles to adapt The Orchid Thief, a book by Susan Orlean (Meryl Streep) whose main character, John Laroche (Chris Cooper), searches for love. Add to the mix Charlie's twin brother, Donald (also played by Cage), and you have a surreal, Spike Jonze-directed gem about the search for passion. Cast:  Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep, Chris Cooper, Tilda Swinton, Jay Tavare, Litefoot, Roger Willie, Jim Beaver, Cara Seymour, Doug Jones, Stephen Tobolowsky, Gary Farmer, Curtis Hanson, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Ron Livingston, Caron Colvett. -- R -- For language, sexuality, some drug use and violent images. 
Affliction (1998) Wade Whitehouse (Nick Nolte) is sheriff of a Podunk New Hampshire town … and he's not doing well on the job. Debilitated from years of abuse by his malevolent father (Oscar-winner James Coburn), Wade is an abject, drunken failure on the job and family fronts. But when a local businessman is mysteriously killed during a deer hunt, Wade sees the case as a path to redemption. Co-Staring - Sissy Spacek, Willem Dafoe, Mary Beth Hurt, Jim True  --R--
Alexander: (2004) Oliver Stone takes on the saga of Alexander the Great (Colin Farrell), the Macedonian warrior who became legendary for his military might. Although Alexander's leadership was unflinching and his politics cunning, his interior life was as complicated as he was and included a strange relationship with his mother (Angelina Jolie), a complex marriage and a male lover. This film spans two discs; both discs will be shipped to you simultaneously. Cast: Colin Farrell, Angelina Jolie, Val Kilmer, Anthony Hopkins. --R-- For violence and some sexuality/nudity.
Alfie (2004) Jude Law reprises the title role made famous by Michael Caine (who got an Oscar nod for his portrayal) and makes it his own in this stylish remake. Alfie (Law), a self-aware British cad living in New York, falls in lust too easily and can't commit to one woman, leaving a string of heartache in his wake. When one of his many lovers gets pregnant and it appears he's finally smitten with a woman for good, Alfie begins to question his existence. Cast:  Jude Law, Marisa Tomei, Omar Epps, Nia Long, Jane Krakowski, Sienna Miller, Susan Sarandon, Graydon Carter, Renee Taylor. -- R -- For sexual content, some language and drug use.
Alien 1979 Ridley Scott's sci-fi horror classic stars Sigourney Weaver as Ripley, a tough-as-nails warrant officer who stares down one of the most terrifying movie monsters of all time: a bloodthirsty alien that stalks and eviscerates its prey. As the deadly creature winds its way through the air shafts of the spacecraft Nostramo, the crew members consider deploying the ship's escape shuttle … but there's only room for four people. --R--
All About My Mother (1999)  An Oscar winner for Best Foreign Language Film (Spanish), writer-director Pedro Almodovar's compassionate tribute to women examines the life of Manuela (Cecilia Roth), who leaves Madrid for Barcelona shortly after she witnesses her son's accidental death. She reunites with an old friend (Antonia San Juan), a pre-op transsexual prostitute, who introduces her to Rosa (Penelope Cruz), a pregnant nun. Their fast friendship binds them through many struggles. --R--  For sexuality including strong sexual dialogue, language, nudity and some drug content 
Along Came a Spider (2001)  When a teacher kidnaps a girl from a prestigious school, homicide detective Alex Cross (Morgan Freeman) takes the case in hopes of finding the girl and stopping the brutal psychopath. Teaming up with young security agent Jezzie Flannigan (Monica Potter), he attempts to track down the kidnapper. Will they find their man before it's too late, or will the spider claim another victim in its web? Cast:  Morgan Freeman, Monica Potter, Michael Wincott, Mika Boorem, Penelope Ann Miller, Michael Moriarty, Dylan Baker. -- R -- Restricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.
American Beauty 1999  While struggling to endure his perfection-obsessed wife (Annette Bening), an unfulfilling job and a sullen teenage daughter (Thora Birch), suburbanite Lester Burnham (Kevin Spacey) falls deep into a midlife crisis and becomes infatuated with one of his daughter's friends (Mena Suvari). Director Sam Mendes dazzles with this arresting blend of social satire and domestic tragedy that scooped up five Oscars, including acting honors for Spacey. --R-- Strong sexuality, language, violence and drug content.
American Gangster 2007 From director Ridley Scott comes this tense crime thriller starring Denzel Washington as true-life Harlem drug lord Frank Lucas and Russell Crowe as the dogged outcast NYPD cop charged with bringing him down. Ruby Dee (in an Oscar-nominated role), Cuba Gooding Jr., Josh Brolin and Chiwetel Ejiofor lead the supporting cast in this powerhouse tale penned by Steven Zaillian (Schindler's List) and based on actual events. --R--
American Hustle  2013 This fictionalization of the "Abscam" scandal of the early 1980s follows con man Irving Rosenfeld and his lover, Sydney Prosser, as they help an eccentric FBI agent expose corruption among several members of Congress in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.  Cast: Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Jennifer Lawrence, Louis C.K., Jack Huston, Michael Peña, Shea Whigham, Alessandro Nivola, Elisabeth Röhm, Paul Herman, Saïd Taghmaoui, Matthew Russell, Thomas Matthews, Adrian Martinez, Anthony Zerbe, Colleen Camp -- R --  Pervasive language, some sexual content and brief violence.
American Pie (1999) A surprise hit comedy, American Pie follows four high school friends -- Jim (Jason Biggs), Finch (Eddie Kaye Thomas), Kevin (Thomas Ian Nicholas), and Oz (Chris Klein) -- through their sexually frustrated senior year as they strive for the most eagerly anticipated rite of adulthood: losing one's virginity. This sweet treat offers an affectionate look at a time in our lives when we try to hold onto our dignity -- and end up failing miserably.   Not Rated
American Pie 2 (2001)  Jim, Oz, Kevin and Stifler are back -- and hornier than ever! After their first year of college, the gang reunites and rents a beach house for the summer. Jim (Jason Biggs) prepares for a reunion with Nadia (Shannon Elizabeth), but finds he's falling for band camp maven Michelle (Alyson Hannigan). Substitute Super Glue and a porno tape for the apple pie from the first movie, and you've got a helluva sticky situation. Not Rated
Amityville Horror, The (2005)  Hapless home-buyers George (Ryan Reynolds) and Kathy (Melissa George) Lutz discover their dream home is possessed by evil spirits in this terrifying remake based on the popular book. The story begins when the Lutzes purchase a home with a bloody history: Ronald DeFeo killed his entire family in the same home just a year earlier. Soon after moving into the house, George, Kathy and their three children are terrorized by demonic forces. --  Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Melissa George, More.  --  R - For violence and terror, sexuality, language and brief drug use.
Angel Heart (1987)  Harry Angel (Mickey Rourke), a down-and-out 1950s Brooklyn gumshoe, is hired by shady Louis Cyphre (Robert De Niro) to locate a pop singer who reneged on a debt. Each time Harry makes contact with someone who might know the singer's whereabouts, though, he or she is killed in a horrible, ritualistic fashion. Harry's journey soon leads him to the sweltering, voodoo-filled swamps of Louisiana in search of a Satanic cult. Lisa Bonet co-stars. Cast: Mickey Rourke, Robert De Niro, Lisa Bonet, Charlotte Rampling, Stocker Fontelieu --R--
Animal House, National Lampoon's  (1978)  Knowledge is good, but swilling kegs of beer is more fun! Just ask the guys at the Delta House fraternity. Often imitated, but seldom equaled, Animal House spawned a generation of gonzo comedies and launched John Belushi's film career. Dean Wormer (John Vernon) puts the titular frat on double-secret probation, and it's up to Bluto, Flounder, Pinto and the rest of the brothers to get even. This edition includes retrospective featurettes and more. Cast:  John Belushi, Tim Matheson, John Vernon, Verna Bloom, Tom Hulce, Stephen Furst, Mark Metcalf, Donald Sutherland, Cesare Danova, Mary Louise Weller, Martha Smith, James Daughton, Kevin Bacon. -- R -- Restricted. 
Anna Karenina (2012) Oscar winner Tom Stoppard penned this adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's classic novel, which stars Keira Knightley as the titular 19th-century Russian aristocrat who enters into a passionate and forbidden love affair with the well-heeled Count Vronsky.  Cast: Keira Knightley, Jude Law, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Matthew Macfadyen, Domhnall Gleeson, Alicia Vikander, Kelly Macdonald, Ruth Wilson, Olivia Williams, Emily Watson. --R-- Some sexuality and violence.
Apocalypse Now (1979)  The horror, the horror. Francis Ford Coppola disappeared into the Philippine jungle and emerged 2 years later with this film, possibly his greatest work. Based on Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness, the story follows Captain Willard (Martin Sheen) as he journeys upriver in search of the mysterious -- and completely insane -- Colonel Kurtz (Marlon Brando). His mission: terminate Kurtz -- "with extreme prejudice." Cast:  Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, Martin Sheen, Frederic Forrest, Albert Hall, Sam Bottoms. - R -
Apocalypto (2006) Oscar-winning director Mel Gibson moves on from biblical fare to tackle the end of the Mayan civilization in this gripping action-adventure set just before Spain's conquest of Mexico and Central America in the 16th century. When an invading force threatens his peaceful existence, a courageous native risks everything to protect his way of life -- even if it means leaving his beautiful mate and unborn child behind. --R--
Appaloosa  (2008)  When a malicious, land-hungry rancher has the marshal and deputy of Appaloosa killed, two gunmen blow into town to restore law and order. But the stakes are raised even higher when a beautiful widow of uncertain convictions enters the picture.  Cast: Viggo Mortensen, Ed Harris, Renée Zellweger, Jeremy Irons, Timothy Spall, Lance Henriksen, Tom Bower, James Gammon, Ariadna Gil. --R--  Some violence and language.
Ask the Dust  (2006)  Arturo (Colin Farrell) is hoping to succeed as a writer and find the perfect blue-eyed blonde, while Camilla (Salma Hayek) pins her hopes on marrying a rich American. But their aspirations change when they fall in love with each other with an unquenchable passion. Donald Sutherland and Idina Menzel co-star in this tale of two immigrants in 1930s Los Angeles, each armed with their own version of the American dream.  Cast: Colin Farrell, Salma Hayek, Donald Sutherland, Justin Kirk, Idina Menzel, William Mapother, Dame Eileen Atkins, Jeremy Crutchley, Ronald France, Dion Basco, Wayne Harrison.  - R - Nudity, mature theme, sexual content.
Assault on Precinct 13 (2005)  It's New Year's Eve, and this police precinct is holding on by a thread, threatened with permanent closure due to budget constraints. With nothing more than a bare-bones operation to back him up, Detective Jake Roenick (Ethan Hawke) must take on a deadly mob of criminals who have thrown down the gauntlet and are openly hunting down a heinous kingpin (Laurence Fishburne) in a battle for street sovereignty. Can this ragtag troop stop the bloodshed?  Cast:  Ethan Hawke, Laurence Fishburne, Maria Bello, Drea de Matteo, John Leguizamo, Aisha Hinds, Currie Graham, Brian Dennehy. -- R -- For strong violence and language throughout, and for some drug content.
Astronaut's Wife, The  (1999)  Johnny Depp is NASA astronaut Spencer Armacost, and Charlize Theron is his beautiful, schoolteacher wife Jillian -- a seemingly perfect couple. When Depp heroically returns from a space mission, all is well – well, almost. Depp's sudden personality quirks threaten their sanity, their future and their lives in this psychological thriller. (See the DVD filmographies for Depp and Theron for hidden bonus features.) --  Cast:  Johnny Depp, Charlize Theron, Joe Morton, Gary Grubbs, Tom Noonan, Dawn Landon, Clea DuVall, Donna Murphy, Nick Cassavetes, Samantha Eggar, Lucy Lin, Blair Brown.  --  R -- For violence, language and a strong scene of sexuality.
Atonement  (2007)  When 13-year-old Briony discovers a lustful letter and witnesses a sexual encounter between her older sister and a servant's son, her confusion prompts her to finger the young man for a violent crime. Her half-truth changes their lives forever.  Cast: Keira Knightley, James McAvoy, Romola Garai, Saoirse Ronan, Vanessa Redgrave, Brenda Blethyn, Juno Temple, Patrick Kennedy, Benedict Cumberbatch, Harriet Walter, Michelle Duncan --R-- Disturbing war images, language and some sexuality.
August: Osage County  2013 When their father disappears, three strong-willed women return to their childhood home and to their equally strong-willed mother. As they search for their patriarch, the dysfunctional family members wind up facing difficult truths about themselves.  Cast: Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Chris Cooper, Ewan McGregor, Margo Martindale, Abigail Breslin, Benedict Cumberbatch, Juliette Lewis, Dermot Mulroney, Julianne  Nicholson, Sam Shepard, Misty Upham. -- R -- Language including sexual references, and for drug material.
Babel (2006) When an American couple (Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett) vacationing in Morocco fall victim to a random act of violence, a series of events unfolds across four countries that demonstrates both the necessity and impossibility of human communication. Director Alejandro González Iñárritu artfully weaves together three seemingly disparate stories of strangers in strange lands in this Oscar nominee for Best Picture and Golden Globe winner for Best Drama. Gael Garcia Bernal, Mahima Chaudhry, Jamie McBride, Koji Yakusho, Paul Terrell Clayton, Elle Fanning, Rinko Kikuchi and Adriana Barraza  co-star. --R-- 
Babylon A.D. 2008  Hard-boiled mercenary Toorop (Vin Diesel) accepts a risky mission to escort a virus-carrying woman (Mélanie Thierry) and her guardian nun (Michelle Yeoh) from Russia to China. But Toorop gets far more than he bargained for when a mysterious religious cult stops at nothing to kidnap his charge. Gérard Depardieu and Charlotte Rampling co-star in this postapocalyptic tale of genetic mayhem based on Maurice Dantec's novel Babylon Babies.--UR--
Bad Grandpa, Jackass Presents:   (2013)  In-character encounters with real folks provide comic fodder in this franchise featuring Johnny Knoxville in lecherous-gramps disguise. With hidden cameras in tow, Irving Zisman (Knoxville) takes his grandson on an offbeat cross-country tour.  Cast: Johnny Knoxville, Jackson Nicoll, Greg Harris, Georgina Cates, Kamber Hejlik, Jill Kill, Madison Davis, George Faughnan. --R--  Strong crude and sexual content throughout, language, some graphic nudity and brief drug use.
Bad Santa (Badder Santa) 2003 Criminals Willie (Billy Bob Thornton) and Marcus (Tony Cox) disguise themselves as Santa Claus and his elf and travel across the country to major malls, using the good will people have toward Santa to rob the mall stores blind. The problem is, Willie can't stand kids. Their plan still progresses beautifully until the two reprobates meet an introverted 8-year-old boy who reminds them of the true meaning of Christmas. Bernie Mac and John Ritter co-star. --UR--
Bank Job, The 2008  Based on actual events in 1971, this thriller tells the story of a car dealer (Jason Statham) who becomes involved in a London bank heist, only to find that the contents of the bank vault will draw him deeply and irrevocably into the city's criminal underbelly. Murder and scandal abound in this tale of corruption populated with a surprising mix of offenders, from low-level thugs to government officials -- all the way up to the royal family. --R-- sexual content, nudity, violence and language.
Basic Instinct (1992) Obsessed with cracking a murder case, a detective descends into San Francisco's forbidden underground where suspicions mount, bodies fall, and he finds within himself an instinct more basic than survival.  Cast: Michael Douglas, Sharon Stone, George Dzundza, Jeanne Tripplehorn. --R-- For strong violence, nudity and sensuality, and for drug use and language 
Basic Instinct 2 (2006) Sharon Stone reprises her star-making role as seductive novelist Catherine Tramell in a sequel that begins where the ice pick left off. Charged with the murder of her fiance, Catherine faces questioning from Scotland Yard-appointed psychiatrist Michael Glass (David Morrissey), who has the training to withstand her mind games, but may not possess the willpower. Charlotte Rampling and David Thewlis provide able support. Cast: Sharon Stone, David Morrissey, Charlotte Rampling, David Thewlis. --R-- For strong violence, nudity and sensuality, and for drug use and language 
Baytown Outlaws  (2012)  It's the Oodie boys to the rescue in this Southern-fried film about some redneck siblings hired to rescue a woman's godson from her gangster ex-hubby. Billy Bob Thornton plays bad-ass Carlo, and Eva Longoria is the ex-wife determined to thwart him.  Cast:  Billy Bob Thornton, Eva Longoria, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Clayne Crawford, Michael Rapaport, Andre Braugher, Daniel Cudmore, Travis Fimmel, Paul Wesley, Serinda Swan.  --R-- Strong bloody violence, pervasive language, some sexual and drug content.
Behind the Red Door (2002)  New York artist Natalie Haddad's (Kyra Sedgwick) photographs spell gloom and misery, but they merely hint at the dark years of her childhood. A serendipitous contract job set up by her agent (Stockard Channing) leads to an unexpected reunion with her long-estranged gay brother, Roy (Kiefer Sutherland), who holds a Machiavellian influence over Natalie. Why does he wield so much power over her? Natalie begins to reexamine the ties that bind. Cast:  Kyra Sedgwick, Kiefer Sutherland, Stockard Channing, Chuck Shamata, Hannah Lochner, Corey Staden, Phillip Craig, Jason Carter, Laura Press, Ian Ryan. -- R -- For language.
Being Flynn  2012   A young man employed at a Boston homeless shelter comes upon his long-lost, destitute and alcoholic father while at work one evening in this subtle, emotionally charged drama based on the acclaimed memoir by poet and playwright Nick Flynn.  Cast:
Robert De Niro, Paul Dano, Julianne Moore, Olivia Thirlby, Lili Taylor, Lian Broggy, Chris Chalk, Steve Cirbus, Thomas Middleditch, Victor Rasuk, Eddie Rouse, Wes Studi.  --R--  Language throughout, some sexual content, drug use, and brief nudity.
Best Laid Plans  (1999)  Rich, successful Bryce (Josh Brolin) meets beautiful Lissa (Reese Witherspoon) at a bar one night and invites her back to his house, not suspecting for a moment that Lissa isn't really who she seems. What unfolds next is a dangerous, tangled web of double-crosses and seduction. Alessandro Nivola co-stars as Lissa's troubled boyfriend -- and Bryce's college chum -- in this stylish thriller that'll keep you guessing at every twist and turn. Cast:  Alessandro Nivola, Reese Witherspoon, Josh Brolin, Gene Wolande, Jonathan McMurtry, Terrance Sweeney, Rebecca Klingler, Rocky Carroll, Kate Hendrickson, Terrence Howard -- R -- Language
Beo Wulf  (2007)  Robert Zemeckis directs this film adaptation of the longest surviving Anglo-Saxon poem, an epic tale concerning a 6th-century Scandinavian warrior named Beowulf (Ray Winstone) and his mission to slay the manlike ogre Grendel (Crispin Glover), a descendant of Cain. This film's notable cast includes Anthony Hopkins as King Hrothgar, John Malkovich as Unferth and Angelina Jolie as Grendel's tormented mother. --UR--
Beyond Borders (2003)  Nick (Clive Owen), a medical student turned international disaster relief worker, and Sarah (Angelina Jolie), a philanthropist socialite, gradually fall in love after meeting time and again against the backdrops of disasters and wars throughout the world. Teri Polo plays Sarah's sister Charlotte, a globetrotting journalist. Cast: Angelina Jolie, Clive Owen, Linus Roache, Teri Polo. --R--  For language and war-related violence.
Big Lebowski, The (1998) The writing-directing Coen brothers serve up their signature brand of offbeat comedy here. L.A. slacker "The Dude" (Jeff Bridges) suffers the indignity of having the favorite rug in his house peed upon by two thugs. (They've mistaken him for a millionaire whose wife owes on some bad bets.) From there, the plot contorts more than a rubberized freak at a circus sideshow. But it's all good fun. Cast: Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Julianne Moore, Steve Buscemi. --R--
Big White, The (2005) Financially strapped travel agent Paul Barnell (Robin Williams) is kicking himself for forgetting to cash in his missing brother's insurance policy, but his sprits soar when he finds a spare frozen body. The only problem is, two hit men (W. Earl Brown and Tim Blake Nelson) are desperately looking for it -- and a savvy insurance investigator (Giovanni Ribisi) smells something fishy. Holly Hunter, Alison Lohman and Woody Harrelson co-star. Cast: Robin Williams, Holly Hunter, Alison Lohman, Giovanni Ribisi, Woody Harrelson. --R--  For language including sexual references and some violence  
Black Dahlia, The 2006  In this period thriller based on James Ellroy's novel, Los Angeles cops Bucky Bleichert (Josh Hartnett) and Lee Blanchard (Aaron Eckhart) uncover corruption and conspiracy within the force while searching for the killer of Tinseltown hopeful Elizabeth Short (Mia Kirshner). In an effort to crack the high-profile case, Bleichert and Blanchard venture into Hollywood's darker side to piece together Short's secret life..--R-- Strong violence, some grisly images, sexual content and language.
Black Snake Moan (2007) After finding sex-addicted 22-year-old Rae (Christina Ricci) beaten and near death, blues musician Lazarus (Samuel L. Jackson) acts as a father figure to help redeem her in director Craig Brewer's Southern-fried drama. But before saving anyone else, Lazarus -- whose wife deserted him -- must face his own demons. The supporting cast includes pop star Justin Timberlake, John Cothran Jr. and S. Epatha Merkerson. --R-- For strong sexual content, language, some violence and drug use.
Blade: Trinity (2004)  Recognizing that they're powerless to stop vampire hunter Blade (Wesley Snipes), the vampires who rule the human race set up Blade to look like a serial killer, immediately prompting the FBI to go after him. But more trouble brews: Just as Blade realizes he's being pursued, Dracula (Dominic Purcell), the biggest bloodsucker of all time, is released, forcing Blade to enlist the help of a dream team of vampire killers known as the Nightstalkers. Cast:  Wesley Snipes, Kris Kristofferson, Dominic Purcell, Jessica Biel, Ryan Reynolds, Parker Posey, Mark Berry, John Michael Higgins, Callum Keith Rennie. -- Not Rated
Blood Diamond (2006) Set during Sierra Leone's bloody civil war in 1999, this thriller stars Leonardo DiCaprio as Danny Archer, a smuggler who sells "blood" diamonds used to finance terrorists. When Archer meets a local fisherman (Djimon Hounsou) whose son has been forced into a child army, the two men's lives become intertwined, and they set off on an adventure that leads them through the world's major diamond centers. DiCaprio and Hounsou earned Oscar nods for their performances. Cast: Jennifer Connell, Leonardo DiCaprio, Djimon Hounsou, Oscar Isaac, Arnold Vosloo --R-- For strong violence and language. 
Blow (2001)  Flying high on his own supply, charismatic drug dealer George Jung (Johnny Depp) is cocaine central for about 85 percent of the U.S. market during the 1970s. Jung becomes fabulously wealthy, marries a Colombian beauty (Penélope Cruz) and then loses it all when the feds zero in on his operation. A rags-to-riches-to-rags tale based on a true story. Cast: Johnny Depp, Penelope Cruz, Franka Potente, Rachel Griffiths, Paul Reubens, Jordi Molla, Ray Liotta. --R--
Blue Velvet (1986) An innocent (Kyle MacLachlan) gets mixed up in a small-town murder mystery involving a kinky nightclub chanteuse (Isabella Rossellini) and a kidnapper (Dennis Hopper) with a penchant for snorting helium. One of the most bizarre (and critically acclaimed) movies of the 1980s, Blue Velvet inspired a generation of independent filmmakers with its dark look behind the all-American veneer of small-town life. Cast: Dennis Hopper, Isabella Rossellini, Kyle MacLachlan, Laura Dern --R-- 
Blues Brothers, The 1980  John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd lay waste to Chicago as the title characters, a pair of two-bit crooks on a quest to save the Catholic orphanage where they were raised by reuniting their former band for a charity gig. Along the way, the duo runs afoul of Illinois state troopers, a neo-Nazi leader (Henry Gibson) and a vindictive ex-girlfriend (Carrie Fisher). Musical turns by Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin and James Brown punctuate the frenetic action. --R-- 
Body of Lies  (2008)  Newly stationed in Jordan, an idealistic CIA agent teams with a veteran operative and the head of Jordanian intelligence to infiltrate an underground terrorist network and locate a criminal mastermind in this thriller based on a David Ignatius novel.  Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Russell Crowe, Mark Strong, Golshifteh Farahani, Vince Colosimo, Oscar Isaac, Alon Aboutboul, Ali Suliman, Simon McBurney, Kais Nashif, Lubna Azabal, Carice van Houten, Michael Gaston, Ben Youcef, Clara Khoury.  --R--  Strong violence including some torture, and for language throughout.
Boiler Room (2000)  A college dropout (Giovanni Ribisi) with chutzpah to spare runs a successful gambling casino out of his Queens apartment. But then a friend comes knocking with a better deal: the chance to join an up-and-coming securities firm as a top-line stockbroker. There's only one hitch to this sure thing: The firm is shadier than the dark side of the moon. Cast:  Giovanni Ribisi, Nia Long, Vin Diesel, Ron Rifkin, Jamie Kennedy, Ben Affleck, Tom Everett Scott, Scott Caan, Kirk Acevedo. -- R -- Restricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.
Bone Collector, The (1999)  Rookie cop Amelia Donaghy (Angelina Jolie) reluctantly teams with Lincoln Rhyme (Denzel Washington) -- formerly the department's top homicide detective but now paralyzed as a result of a spinal injury -- to catch a grisly serial killer dubbed The Bone Collector. The murderer's special signature is to leave tantalizing clues based on the grim remains of his crimes. Director Phillip Noyce filmed this thriller on location in New York and Montreal. --R-- For strong violent content including grisly images, and for language.
Bonnie and Clyde (1967)  Serial bank robbers, sometime lovers and folkloric heroes, Bonnie Parker (Faye Dunaway) and Clyde Barrow (Warren Beatty) barrel across depression-ravaged America on a shooting spree that ended in a deathly rain of bullets -- for them. Sexy and stylish, the film, directed by Arthur Penn, shattered the crime film mold, layering comedy onto mayhem and youthful criminality. Gene Wilder makes his first film appearance here. Cast: Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, Michael J. Pollard, Gene Hackman --R--
Bottle Rocket (1996)  Three best friends attempt to escape their suburban boredom through a life of crime. But, these bickering, bumbling thieves are no match for the local 'godfather' who leads them into the biggest heist of their careers. Cast: Owen Wilson, Luke Wilson, James Caan, Bob Musgrave --R--   
Boys on the Side  (1995)  Looking to jump-start her career, lesbian night-club singer Jane (Whoopi Goldberg) answers an ad placed by a woman named Robin (Mary-Louise Parker), an AIDS sufferer who wants a companion to drive from the Big Apple to Los Angeles. En route, they pick up Jane's friend Holly (Drew Barrymore), who's pregnant and running from her abusive boyfriend. The trio gets as far as Arizona before Robin falls ill, and they must learn to rely on one another. Cast:  Whoopi Goldberg, Drew Barrymore, Mary-Louise Parker, Matthew McConaughey, James Remar. -- R --
Brave One, The 2007 Oscar winner Jodie Foster stars in this dramatic thriller as Erica Bain, a New York City radio host who decides to take the law into her own hands after losing her fiancé in a brutal Central Park attack. With a determined cop (Terrence Howard) hot on her trail, Erica hunts down the assailants one by one, seeking her own brand of justice. Naveen Andrews, Mary Steenburgen and Nicky Katt also star in director Neil Jordan's gritty revenge tale --R-- Strong violence, language and some sexuality.
Breakdown  (1997)  When his SUV breaks down on a remote Southwestern road, Jeff Taylor (Kurt Russell) lets his wife, Amy (Kathleen Quinlan), hitch a ride with a trucker (J.T. Walsh) to get help. When she doesn't return, Jeff fixes his SUV and tracks down the trucker -- who tells the police he's never seen Amy. Johnathan Mostow's tense thriller then follows Jeff's desperate search for his wife, which eventually uncovers a small town's murderous secret. Cast:  Kurt Russell, Kathleen Quinlan, J.T. Walsh, M.C. Gainey, Jack Noseworthy, Rex Linn, Ritch Brinkley, Moira Sinise, Kim Robillard, Thomas Kopache, Jack McGee, Vincent Berry -- R --
Breakfast Club, The  (1985)  A group of detention-bound high school students enters the library on a Saturday morning with nothing to say to one another. By 4 p.m., however, the jock (Emilio Estevez), the brain (Anthony Michael Hall), the criminal (Judd Nelson), the princess (Molly Ringwald) and the kook (Ally Sheedy) have terrorized the principal (Paul Gleason), bared their souls and started to understand one another in this seminal 1980s film from John Hughes. Cast:  Judd Nelson, Anthony Michael Hall, Molly Ringwald, Emilio Estevez, Ally Sheedy, Paul Gleason. -- R -- 
Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004)  This sequel to the hit movie Bridget Jones's Diary begins four weeks after the final events of the first film. The formerly single Bridget Jones (Renee Zellweger) discovers that life with her new beau, barrister Mark Darcy (Colin Firth), isn't everything it was cracked up to be, and neither is her new job as a news reporter for the "Sit Up Britain" television show. Co-stars Hugh Grant, Jacinda Barrett and Jim Broadbent.  --  Starring: Renee Zellweger, Gemma Jones, More.  --  R -- For language and some sexual content.
Bringing Out the Dead 1999  Ambulance driver Frank Pierce (Nicolas Cage) -- on the verge of a nervous breakdown -- stumbles through three sleepless nights on the job accompanied by a callous crew (John Goodman, Ving Rhames and Tom Sizemore). As Frank navigates through the dead and dying, he finds humanity in an unlikely friendship with a heart-attack victim's ex-junkie daughter (Patricia Arquette). The film, helmed by Martin Scorsese, is based on Joe Connelly's memoir. --R-- Gritty violent content, drug use and language
Brokeback Mountain (2005) Two sheepherders -- Jack Twist and Ennis Del Mar (Jake Gyllenhaal and Heath Ledger) -- meet and fall in love while working together near Wyoming's Brokeback Mountain in 1963. Over the next 20 years, their lives take different courses: Jack becomes a rodeo cowboy while Ennis remains a ranch hand. Anne Hathaway, Randy Quaid and Michelle Williams co-star. Ang Lee directs screenwriter Larry McMurtry's adaptation of a short story by E. Annie Proulx. Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, Heath Ledger, Michelle Williams, Anne Hathaway, Randy Quaid. --R--  For homosexuality, nudity, language and violence.
Burn After Reading  2008  In this darkly comic farce from Joel Coen and Ethan Coen, an ousted CIA official (John Malkovich) loses his penned memoir to a pair of moronic gym employees (Brad Pitt and Frances McDormand, in a Golden Globe-nominated role) who use it to try and turn a profit. George Clooney and Tilda Swinton round out the cast of this irreverent tale of poorly executed espionage, which also earned a Golden Globe nod for Best Picture (Comedy). --R-- Pervasive language, some sexual content and violence.
Butterfly Effect, The (2004)  If you could travel back in time and undo a horrible childhood, would you? This thriller poses that complex question when a young man named Evan Treborn (Ashton Kutcher), who's besieged by tragic memories, discovers a way to alter his past. But should he? And will it make a difference? Amy Smart, Kevin Schmidt and Eric Stoltz co-star. (Please note: This is a one-sided disc that includes the director's cut of the film, plus bonus features.) Cast:  Ashton Kutcher, Amy Smart, John Patrick Amedori, Melora Walters, Elden Henson, Eric Stoltz, William Lee Scott, Kevin Schmidt. -- R -- For violence, sexual content, language and brief drug use.
Butterfly Effect 2, The (2006)  After his girlfriend, Julie (Erica Durance), and two best friends are killed in a tragic auto accident, Nick (Eric Lively) struggles to cope with his loss and grief. Suffering from migraine-like seizures, Nick soon discovers that he has the power to change the past via his memories. However, his time-traveling attempts to alter the past and save his one true love have unexpected and dire consequences in the present. Cast: Eric Lively, Erica Durance, Lindsay Maxwell, Gina Holden. --R-- Restricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.
Caddyshack (1980)  All hell breaks loose when a wisecracking, parvenu land developer (Rodney Dangerfield) wants to covert a swanky country club into a condominium community. Chevy Chase costars as a suitably droll, well-heeled slacker who uses Zen philosophy in his golf game, while psychotic greenskeeper Bill Murray launches an all-out war against a relentless gopher. Ted Knight (as a dyspeptic club bigwig) plays straight man. Cast:  Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield, Ted Knight, Michael O'Keefe, Bill Murray, Scott Colomby, Cindy Morgan, Henry Wilcoxon, Albert Salmi. -- R -- For language.
Cake (2006) As her magazine publisher father lies in the hospital recovering from a heart attack, free-spirited travel writer Pippa McGee (Heather Graham) agrees to help him run the family business. But for this serial bachelorette, standing in as editor of Wedding Bells could be the worst match she's ever made. David Sutcliffe ("Gilmore Girls"), Taye Diggs (Rent), Sandra Oh (Sideways) and Sarah Chalke ("Scrubs") co-star.  --R-- For some language and sexual content.
Campaign, The  (2012)
Plenty of mud gets slung when an inexperienced contender backed by two plotting benefactors goes up against a longtime North Carolina congressman in a ruthless battle to win a House of Representatives seat.  Cast: 
Will Ferrell, Zach Galifianakis, Jason Sudeikis, Dan Aykroyd, Dylan McDermott, John Lithgow, Brian Cox, Sarah Baker, Katherine LaNasa, Scott A. Martin, Thomas Middleditch. -- R -- Crude sexual content, language and brief nudity.
Captain Corelli's Mandolin 2001 Dr. Iannis (John Hurt) and his beautiful daughter, Pelagia (Penélope Cruz), live an idyllic life on the Greek island of Cephallonia -- that is, until Italian forces occupy it during World War II and Capt. Corelli (Nicolas Cage) is placed in the Iannis home as a boarder. Corelli and Pelagia are quickly smitten with each other. But when the Nazis arrive, he must fight to liberate the island from the real enemy. --R-- For some language and sexual content.
Capote (2005) Flamboyant yet mysterious, writer Truman Capote (Philip Seymour Hoffman), who penned the elegant Breakfast at Tiffany's, was the toast of New York society. But he was also able to channel the grit and grime of what may be one of the most notorious murder cases in Kansas history with his novel In Cold Blood. In researching the crime, Capote found himself in a dance with the devil: the ringleader behind the killings (Clifton Collins Jr.). Special features include two commentary tracks, a documentary and behind-the-scenes featurettes. Cast: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Catherine Keener, Clifton Collins Jr., Mark Pellegrino.  --R--  For some violent images and brief strong language 
Cat Run  (2011)  A pair of private dicks find themselves caught up in a suspected government conspiracy when they take on an uncommon case: helping a high-class call girl fight off a sexy assassin who's already torn her pimp to pieces.  Cast: Paz Vega, Janet McTeer, Alphonso McAuley, Scott Mechlowicz, Christopher McDonald, Karel Roden, D.L. Hughley, Tony Curran, Michelle Lombardo.  --R--  For some language and sexual content.
Casanova (2005)  Lasse Hallstrom's witty romantic comedy stars Heath Ledger as Jacamo Casanova, the infamous and dashing player of 18th century Venice who holds the key to every woman's heart -- all but one, that is. Francesca (Sienna Miller) detests the lothario's conquering approach to matters of love and rallies against him in her writing ... which only makes her more alluring. But to win her over, Casanova must first decide what kind of man he truly is. Cast: Heath Ledger, Sienna Miller, Jeremy Irons, Lena Olin, Oliver Platt, Omid Djalili, Lauren Cohan, Charlie Cox, Natalie Dormer, Victoria Arbiter.  --R--  For some sexual content.
Cell, The (2000)  Multitalented Jennifer Lopez stars as Catherine Deane, a psychotherapist who's experimenting with a technique that lets her enter her patients' psyches -- literally. Things start to get weird when an FBI agent (Vince Vaughn) asks Deane to help him solve a murder by exploring the gray matter of a comatose serial killer (Vincent D'Onofrio) in an attempt to find out where he drowned his final victim. Cast:  Jennifer Lopez, Vince Vaughn, Vincent D'Onofrio, Musetta Vander, Marianne Jean-Baptiste. --R--For bizarre violence and sexual images, nudity and language.
Chamber, The (1996)Idealistic young attorney Adam Hall (Chris O'Donnell) takes on the death row clemency case of his unrepentant Klansman grandfather, Sam Cayhall (Gene Hackman) in this big-screen adaptation of a John Grisham novel. The pair's prickly meetings and Adam's visits with his alcoholic Aunt Lee (Faye Dunaway) force Hall to confront his family's dark past just as new evidence arises and suggests a government conspiracy in Cayhall's case.  Cast:  Gene Hackman, Faye Dunaway, Chris O'Donnell, Robert Prosky, Raymond J. Barry, Lela Rochon, David Marshall Grant. -- R -- For violent images and some language.
Changeling (2008)  Christine Collins (Angelina Jolie, in an Oscar-nominated role) is overjoyed when her kidnapped son is brought back home. But when Christine suspects that the boy returned to her isn't her child, the police captain (Jeffrey Donovan) has her committed to an asylum. John Malkovich co-stars as the crusading reverend who comes to Christine's rescue in Clint Eastwood's gripping period drama based on actual events.  --R-- For some violent and disturbing content, and language.
Changing Lanes (2002)  As if New York City didn't have enough troubles, smarmy yuppie lawyer Gavin Banek (Ben Affleck) gets into a minor fender-bender on the F.D.R. Drive with a businessman (Samuel L. Jackson) who won't take any guff, and their road rage escalates into World War III. Probably should've taken the West Side Highway. Toni Collette plays Affleck's ex-girlfriend in this suspense thriller. Cast:  Ben Affleck, Samuel L. Jackson, Toni Collette, William Hurt. --R-- For Language.
Charlie Wilson's War  2007 Texas congressman Charlie Wilson (Tom Hanks) sets a series of earth-shaking events in motion when he conspires with a CIA operative (Philip Seymour Hoffman, in an Oscar-nominated role) to aid Afghan mujahedeen rebels in their fight against the Soviet Red Army. Julia Roberts, Emily Blunt and Amy Adams co-star in this fact-based political thriller directed by Mike Nichols and based on George Crile's 2003 book by the same name. --R-- Strong language, nudity/sexual content and some drug use.
Children of Men 2006  Alfonso Cuaron directs this Oscar-nominated film version of P.D. James's classic dystopian novel, a futuristic drama set in a world in which humans have lost the ability to reproduce and subsequently face certain extinction. Things change when a single woman mysteriously becomes pregnant, prompting a conflicted government bureaucrat (Clive Owen) and his ex-wife (Julianne Moore) to join forces to protect her. Michael Caine co-stars. --R-- Violence, language, some drug use and brief nudity.
China Moon 1994 Shortly after small-town detective Kyle Bodine (Ed Harris) begins a passionate affair with a gorgeous local woman, Rachel Monro (Madeleine Stowe), Rachel's wealthy, abusive husband (Charles Dance) is brutally murdered. Naturally, her lover immediately becomes Suspect No. 1. Now, in order to clear his name, Kyle must first wade through a maze of deceit to find out the truth. Benicio Del Toro co-stars in this noir thriller, reminiscent of Double Indemnity. --R--
Chronicles of Riddick, The  (2004)    Where the smash hit sci-fi film Pitch Black leaves off, these Chronicles begin. It's been five years since escaped convict Riddick (Vin Diesel) exited that planet filled with terrifying flying beasties. And now, the man who can see in the dark finds himself caught in the middle of a galactic war waged by Lord Marshal (Colm Feore), the leader of a sect called the Necromongers. Dame Judi Dench and Thandie Newton co-star. Cast:  Vin Diesel, Judi Dench, Colm Feore, Alexa Davalos, Karl Urban, Linus Roache, Nick Chinlund. -- Not Rated. 
Chrystal (2004) During a high-speed chase, Joe (Billy Bob Thornton) wrecks his car, in the process killing his young son and crippling his wife, Chrystal (Lisa Blount). After a 16-year stretch in prison, Joe returns to his hometown in the Ozark Mountains with one goal: to make amends with Chrystal, who still suffers intense physical and psychological pain. Harry Dean Stanton co-stars. --R-- For sexuality, nudity, drug content, violence and language.
Closer (2004)  In this drama based on a hit Broadway play, Academy Award-winning director Mike Nichols exposes the ugly core hiding behind the slick veneer of the relationships of four beautiful people -- a photographer (Julia Roberts) and her boyfriend (Clive Owen), and a romantic (Jude Law) and his quirky beloved (Oscar nominee Natalie Portman). When two of them embark on an illicit affair, a cascade of betrayal ensues, questioning the very meaning of love.  --  Starring: Natalie Portman, Jude Law, More.  -- R --For sequences of graphic sexual dialogue, nudity/sexuality.
Cloud Atlas  (2012)  In this star-studded drama, six seemingly disparate stories take viewers from a South Pacific Island in the 19th century to 1970s America to a dystopian future, exploring the complicated links that humans share through the generations.
Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Jim Broadbent, Hugo Weaving, Jim Sturgess, Doona Bae, Ben Whishaw, Keith David, James D'Arcy, Xun Zhou, David Gyasi, Susan Sarandon, Hugh Grant -- R -- Violence, language, sexuality/nudity and some drug use.
Code 46 (2004) In this futuristic sci-fi romance, William (Tim Robbins) is an insurance examiner whose company assigns him to investigate the use of papelles, fake travel insurance papers required by the strict government. Along the way, he meets Maria (Samantha Morton), the woman responsible for the phony papelles. Although he knows who she is, he engages in a fiery affair with her … but he'll have to end it within 24 hours, when his own papelles expire. Cast: Tim Robbins, Samantha Morton, Om Puri, Jeanne Balibar, Nabil Elouhabi. --R--  For scene of sexuality, including brief graphic nudity.
Cold Creek Manor (2003)  Location, location, location. A loving couple (Dennis Quaid and Sharon Stone), along with their son and daughter, relocate from the city to the country, where they put the down payment on their dream home -- a sprawling farmhouse. But home sweet home quickly becomes a nightmare when the house's previous owner (Stephen Dorff) returns from prison ... and wants his house back … badly. Directed by Mike Figgis. -- Cast: Dennis Quaid, Sharon Stone, Stephen Dorff, Juliette Lewis, Kristen Stewart, Ryan Wilson, Dana Eskelson, Christopher Plummer, Simon Reynolds. -- R -- For violence, language and some sexuality.
Cold Mountain (2003)  Anthony Minghella directs this tale based on the best-selling book about wounded Civil War soldier Inman (Jude Law) making the long, treacherous journey to his home in Cold Mountain, N.C. Along the way, he thinks of his love, Ada (Nicole Kidman), who has fought for sanity and her father's farm's survival while Inman has been gone, even with a brave young drifter named Ruby (Renee Zellweger) there to lend a hand. Cast:  Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, Renee Zellweger, Natalie Portman, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Giovanni Ribisi, Brendan Gleeson, Charlie Hunnam, Ray Winstone, Donald Sutherland. -- R -- For violence and sexuality.
Collateral (2004) Max (Oscar nominee Jamie Foxx) takes a job as a taxi driver to make ends meet, hoping to one day run his own business. Twelve years later, he's still driving the same cab and is about to have his craziest day on the job yet when he discovers that Vincent (Tom Cruise), who's just paid Max a handsome sum to be driven around all night, is a hit man. Now, it's up to Max to save the life of Vincent's final hit … while keeping his own life intact. Cast:  Tom Cruise, Jamie Foxx, Jada Pinkett Smith, Mark Ruffalo, Peter Berg, Bruce McGill, Irma P. Hall, Barry Shabaka Henley, Richard T. Jones, Klea Scott, Bodhi Elfman, Debi Mazar, Javier Bardem, Emilio Rivera, Jamie McBride. -- R -- For violence and language.
Collection, The  2012  After escaping the dungeon of a serial killer, a man is forced to return to the house of horrors to help save a woman now in the killer's clutches. The squad of mercenaries leading the rescue must first find their way through a maze of lethal traps.  Cast:  Josh Stewart, Emma Fitzpatrick, Lee Tergesen, Christopher McDonald, Shannon Kane, Tim Griffin, Andre Royo, Randall Archer, Johanna Braddy, Navi Rawat, Brandon Molale. -- R -- Strong bloody violence, grisly images, language and brief nudity.
Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002)  Chuck Barris (Sam Rockwell) has it all -- a hot TV hit, "The Gong Show," and the love of a good woman (Drew Barrymore). But he's got one big secret: He's a CIA assassin who kills while purportedly escorting his game show winners on their vacation prizes. George Clooney directs and co-stars with Julia Roberts in this film based on the book of the same name, authored by the real-life Barris. Cast:  Sam Rockwell, Drew Barrymore, George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Rutger Hauer, Maggie Gyllenhaal, David Julian Hirsh, Jerry Weintraub, Robert John Burke, Matt Damon, Brad Pitt.  -- R -- For language, sexual content and violence.
Confidence (2003) James Foley helmed this suspenseful drama boasting a stellar cast. Con man Jake Vig (Ed Burns) just may have swindled the wrong guy in Lionel Dolby. Soon after the gig, two of his cronies turn up dead, and he discovers that Lionel is the accountant of a crime boss known as The King (Dustin Hoffman). To repay him, Jake makes banker Morgan Price his next target. But Morgan's backed by the mob, and an old nemesis (Andy Garcia) is on Jake's tail.  Cast:  Edward Burns, Rachel Weisz, Andy Garcia, Dustin Hoffman, Morris Chestnut, Leland Orser, Louis Lombardi, Paul Giamatti, Brian Van Holt, Donal Logue, Luis Guzman, Franky G., Robert Forster. -- R --For language, violence and sexuality/nudity
Consenting Adults (1992)  Richard and Priscilla Parker (Kevin Kline and Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio) are an ordinary suburban couple whose lives are invaded and rocked by their hedonistic, secretive new neighbors, Eddy and Kay Otis (Kevin Spacey and Rebecca Miller). Spacey, in one of his first feature roles, is charismatic as the evil neighbor, with an appeal worthy of an Alfred Hitchcock villain. Cast: Kevin Kline, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Kevin Spacey, Rebecca Miller. --R--  For sexuality, and for violence and language.
Constantine (2005)  --  John Constantine (Keanu Reeves) is a private investigator who believes in things that go bump in the night -- which makes him somewhat of an eccentric in a world ruled primarily by logic. So, it comes as a surprise to him when a female cop (Rachel Weisz) seeks his counsel after her twin sister dies in what first appears to be a suicide. She wants definitive proof of the cause of death … but the answers may only come with blind faith on her part.  --  Starring: Keanu Reeves, Rachel Weisz, More  -- R -- For violence and demonic images.
Contract, The (2006) While vacationing with teenage son Chris (Jamie Anderson) in the wilderness, Ray Keene (John Cusack) discovers that a hired killer (Morgan Freeman) and his team of assassins are tracking the duo. Can Keene protect himself, his son and take down a first-class hit man before his bullet finds its mark? Directed by Bruce Beresford, this action-packed crime thriller also stars Ned Bellamy, Corey Johnson and Thomas Lockyer. --R-- for violence.
Counselor, The  (2013)  Michael Fassbender stars in this thriller penned by iconic novelist Cormac McCarthy as an attorney who mistakenly believes he can dabble in the drug business without any consequences -- only to find himself drowning in a nightmarish downward spiral.  Cast: Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt, Javier Bardem, Cameron Diaz, Penélope Cruz, John Leguizamo, Goran Visnjic.  --R--  Graphic violence, some grisly images, strong sexual content and language.
Craigslist Killer, The  (2011)  Based on the harrowing true story, this thriller tells the story of Philip Markoff, an engaged medical student in Boston whose seemingly perfect life is a cover for his murderous pursuit of women who advertise erotic services on the Internet.  Cast:  Jake McDorman, Agnes Bruckner, Julia Campbell, Kevin Kilner, Sam McMurray, Judith Hoag, Candice Patton, Leela Savasta, Trieste Kelly Dunn.  Not Rated
Crank (2006) Hit man Chev Chelios (Jason Statham) tears through the streets of Los Angeles in a race to save his own life and his girlfriend Eve (Amy Smart) in this ticking time bomb of a thriller. The freelance killer is poisoned when a mob job goes wrong, and the clock starts ticking when Chelios learns he can elude death if he keeps his adrenaline pumping. With no time to waste, Chelios rampages through the city hoping to save Eve and find an antidote. Dwight Yoakam, Efren Ramirez, Robin Wilson and Jose Pablo Cantillo co-star. --R-- For strong violence, pervasive language, sexuality, nudity and drug use
Crash (1996)  Adapted from the novel of the same name by J.G. Ballard, David Cronenberg's controversial film explores the titillating link between car crashes and human desire. After being seriously scarred in a near-fatal collision, television director James Ballard (James Spader) finds his soul mate in fellow crash victim Dr. Helen Remington (Holly Hunter). Together, the pair probes the eroticism of the automobile and the sexual violence of auto accidents. Cast: James Spader, Holly Hunter, Rosanna Arquette, Elias Koteas, Deborah Unger.  --R-- Strong Sexual Content and Violence.
Crash (2005)  A 36-hour period in the diverse metropolis of post-Sept. 11 Los Angeles is the theme of this unflinching drama that challenges audiences to confront their prejudices. Lives combust when a Brentwood housewife and her district attorney husband, a Persian shopkeeper, two cops, a pair of carjackers and a Korean couple all converge. Director Paul Haggis's gritty film stars Sandra Bullock, Brendan Fraser, Don Cheadle, Matt Dillon and Jennifer Esposito.  Cast:  Sandra Bullock, Don Cheadle, Matt Dillon, Jennifer Esposito, William Fichtner, Brendan Fraser . -- R -- For language, sexual content and some violence.
Daddy and Them (2001)  An Alabama family reunites to support their Uncle Hazel (Jim Varney), who's on trial for murder. Struggling musician Claude (Billy Bob Thornton, who also wrote and directed) and his wife, Ruby (Laura Dern), are among the family members who return, but no sooner do they unpack their bags than they get caught in a web of family infighting. Diane Ladd, Andy Griffith, Kelly Preston, Jamie Lee Curtis and Ben Affleck co-star. --R-- For strong language.
Dallas Buyers Club  2013 Loosely based on true events, this drama follows Ron Woodroof, who refuses to accept he'll die in 30 days when he's diagnosed with AIDS in 1986. He extends his life and eventually helps many other AIDS patients by smuggling medications from abroad.  Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Jared Leto, Jennifer Garner, Denis O'Hare, Steve Zahn, Griffin Dunne, Michael O'Neill, Dallas Roberts, Kevin Rankin. -- R -- Pervasive language, some strong sexual content, nudity and drug use.
Dancer Upstairs, The  (2002) Augustin Rejas (Javier Bardem) attempts to find the mysterious Ezequiel -- the leader of a revolution being fermented by native people of a Latin American nation. But weighing equally heavy on Rejas's psyche is his attraction to the teacher (Laura Morante) of his daughter's ballet class. The affair provides solace to the emptiness of his marriage and his frustration in the search for Ezequiel, but it's not a cure-all. Directed by John Malkovich. Cast:  Javier Bardem, Laura Morante, Juan Diego Botto, Elvira Mínguez, Alexandra Lencastre, Oliver Cotton, Luis Miguel Cintra, Javier Manrique, Abel Folk, Marie-Anne Berganza. --- R -- For strong violence, and for language.
Dancing at the Blue Iguana (2001) The setting's a flashy San Fernando Valley strip club where the dancers bare their souls as well as their bodies. Starring Daryl Hannah, Jennifer Tilly, Sheila Kelley and Sandra Oh, the drama incisively examines the personal lives of these professional dancers -- their struggles and dreams. The cast spent hours experimenting and improvising their parts, and it shows. The movie unspools like a slow, sinuous lap dance. Cast: Christina Cabot, Charlotte Ayanna, Daryl Hannah, Sheila Kelley, Sandra Oh. --R-- 
Darwin Awards, The  2005  When his tendency to faint at the sight of blood becomes a liability, detective Michael Burrows (Joseph Fiennes) finds himself out of a job. Fortunately, the perceptive profiler has no trouble peddling his skills to an insurance company. Teaming up with field agent Siri Taylor (Winona Ryder), Michael attempts to identify people who might accidentally kill themselves out of sheer stupidity. Wilmer Valderrama co-stars in this black comedy. --R-- Language, violent images, some sexuality and drug use.
Debt, The  (2010)  Rachel Singer is a former Mossad intelligence agent forced to relive her 1965 pursuit of a notorious Nazi war criminal when the bold and dangerous fugitive is thought to have reemerged 30 years later in the Ukraine. Director John Madden's redo of Assaf Bernstein's 2007 Israeli suspense piece also features Jessica Chastain as the young Rachel Singer, along with Sam Worthington, Tom Wilkinson and Ciarán Hinds.  Cast:  Helen Mirren, Sam Worthington, Jessica Chastain, Jesper Christensen, Marton Csokas, Ciarán Hinds, Tom Wilkinson, Romi Aboulafia, Melinda Korcsog.  --R-- Some violence and language.
Departed, The (2006)  To take down South Boston's Irish Mafia, the police send in one of their own to infiltrate the underworld, not realizing the syndicate has done likewise in Martin Scorsese's multiple Oscar-winning crime thriller, including Best Director and Best Picture. While an undercover cop (Leonardo DiCaprio) curries favor with the mob kingpin (Jack Nicholson), a career criminal (Matt Damon) rises through the police ranks. But both sides soon discover there's a mole among them. Martin Sheen co-stars. --R-- For strong brutal violence, pervasive language, some strong sexual content and drug material.
Derailed (2005)  Charles (Clive Owen), a successful ad exec and devoted family man, meets a sexy woman (Jennifer Aniston) on his morning commute. Their flirtatious, casual affair turns serious (but not in the way either expected) when a criminal pulls them into a dangerous plot. Now, with their lives thrown off-kilter, Charles and his paramour must turn the tables on the bad guys to save their families. Mikael Hafstrom directs.     --R-- For strong brutal violence, pervasive language and some strong sexual content.
Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo (2005)  Deuce Bigalow (Rob Schneider) continues his self-appointed quest to please women as a he-whore in this sequel to Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo. Sent to a school for gigolos in England, Deuce is thrilled to discover the existence of a secret society of man-whores; unfortunately, it appears someone is killing off the high-class gigolo cadets. Everything comes to a head at the 73rd Annual Man Whore Awards. Mike Bigelow (no relation!) directs.  Eddie Griffin, Til Schweiger, Douglas Sills, Carlos Ponce, Charles Keating co-star/ --R--
Devil in a Blue Dress (1995) In this compelling neonoir set in 1948 Los Angeles, war veteran "Easy" Rawlins (Denzel Washington) is looking for work. When a stranger asks him to locate a missing woman, it sounds like a surefire way to snag some quick cash. But Rawlins gets more than he bargained for and soon becomes entangled in a murder mystery. --R-- For violence, sexuality and language.
Devil's Teardrop, The  (2010)  When an armed madman kills seven people inside a Washington, D.C., train station and demands $20 million from the authorities, an FBI agent seeks assistance from a handwriting expert to glean clues from the sinister killer's ransom note. Cast: Tom Everett Scott, Natasha Henstridge, Rena Sofer, Gabriel Hogan, Jonathan Higgins, Jake Goodman, Rachel Marcus, John MacDonald -- R --
Diabolique (Les diaboliques) 1954 The ailing spouse (Véra Clouzot) and manhandled mistress (Simone Signoret) of a sadistic boarding school headmaster (Paul Meurisse) plan and execute the man's murder -- but their plan goes haywire when the corpse vanishes. Henri-Georges Clouzot directs his real-life wife in this icy, black-and-white masterwork of homicide and Grand Guignol suspense, which ranked No. 49 on the Bravo network's "100 Scariest Movie Moments." --UR--
Dirty Pretty Things (2002)  Okwe (Chjwetel Ejiofor), an illegal immigrant working as a night porter at a posh London hotel, stumbles across evidence of a bizarre murder. He and Senay (Audrey Tautou), a Turkish chambermaid -- and fellow undocumented worker -- venture into the city's seedy underworld to find out what happened. Stephen Frears directs this gritty urban thriller.  Cast: Audrey Tautou, Sergi Lopez, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Sophie Okonedo. --R--  For sexual content, disturbing images and language 
Dirty Shame, A  2004  Acclaimed filmmaker John Waters returns to his favorite city, Baltimore, for this side-splitting film starring Tracey Ullman as Sylvia Stickles, a convenience-store worker who becomes a raging sexaholic after a minor accident. But her newfound lust is more a hassle than a gift, igniting class warfare on her street, Harford Road. Johnny Knoxville, Chris Isaak and Selma Blair co-star. Waters's muse, Patty Hearst, makes her usual cameo. --NC-17--  Pervasive sexual content.
Django Unchained  (2012)  Accompanied by a German bounty hunter, a freed slave named Django travels across America to free his wife from a sadistic plantation owner. Quentin Tarantino directs this modern-day spaghetti Western. Cast: Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington, Samuel L. Jackson, Walton Goggins, Dennis Christopher, James Remar, Michael Parks, Don Johnson --R-- Strong graphic violence throughout, a vicious fight, language and some nudity.
Dolores Claiborne  (1995) When Maine housekeeper Dolores is accused of murdering her elderly employer, her estranged daughter Selena, a New York reporter, is determined to find answers. On her visit, Selena also learns the truth about her father's death 15 years earlier. Cast:  Kathy Bates, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judy Parfitt, David Strathairn, Christopher Plummer, Eric Bogosian, John C. Reilly, Ellen Muth --R-- 
Domino (2005)  Tony Scott pilots an intriguing action thriller based on the life of Domino Harvey (Keira Knightley), the offspring of actor Laurence Harvey and model Pauline Stone. Blessed with her mother's beautiful face, Domino eschews a career in the fashion industry for a life as a bounty hunter. The film's all-star supporting cast includes Mena Suvari, Lucy Liu, Christopher Walken, Macy Gray, Dabney Coleman and Brian Austin Green. Cast: Keira Knightley, Mena Suvari, Mickey Rourke, Edgar Ramirez, Lucy Liu, Jacqueline Bisset. --R-- For strong violence, pervasive language, sexual content/nudity and drug use.
Door in the Floor, The  (2004)  In this fascinating drama based on John Irving's novel A Widow for One Year, writer Ted Cole (Jeff Bridges) and his wife, Marion (Kim Basinger), struggle to cope with the deaths of their teenage boys while still caring for their daughter, Ruth (Elle Fanning). But they're failing, so Ted, desperate to make some kind of change, hatches a plan: He hires an appealing assistant (Jon Foster), and soon, Marion's having an affair with him. Cast:  Jeff Bridges, Kim Basinger, Mimi Rogers, Bijou Phillips, Elle Fanning.  -- R -- For strong sexuality and graphic images, and language.
Dr. T & the Women (2000) Wealthy, successful gynecologist Sullivan Travis (Richard Gere) loves his seemingly perfect life. Unfortunately, his wife has a sudden mental breakdown, his lesbian daughter prepares to tie the knot with a man, daughter No. 2 obsesses over conspiracies, and his sister-in-law imbibes a gallon or two of champagne daily. Luckily, Travis discovers a woman (Helen Hunt) who may hold the answers to his problems. Co-Staring - Farrah Fawcett, Laura Dern, Shelley Long and Tara Reid --R--
Double Whammy (2001)  Ray Pluto (Denis Leary) is a detective down on his luck. Branded a wiseguy, his life is truly far from comical: Since his wife and child died, he spends nights smoking weed and watching half-naked cheerleaders on TV. But while buying lunch one day, a gunman bursts into the restaurant, and Ray sees his chance to redeem himself … only his back goes out just then, and 6-year-old Ricky (Kevin Johnson Olson) saves the day instead. Cast:  Denis Leary, Elizabeth Hurley, Steve Buscemi, Luis Guzman, Donald Adeosun Faison, Chris Noth, Victor Argo, Keith Nobbs, Melonie Diaz, Daniel Margotta, Maurice G. Smith.   -- R -- For language, violence, some sexuality and drug use.
Edison Force (2005) A reporter fresh from journalism school (Justin Timberlake, in his feature-film debut) uncovers a hot story of lies and deception within the Edison police department and does everything in his power to unravel it. Reluctantly helping him in his crusade are his jaded boss (Oscar winner Morgan Freeman) and an investigator (Oscar winner Kevin Spacey) who works for the city's smooth-talking district attorney (Cary Elwes). Cast: Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey, Justin Timberlake, LL Cool J. --R--  For strong violence and language, and brief drug use.
Elegy 2008 Cultural critic David Kepesh (Ben Kingsley) sits comfortably in his ivory tower, divorced from any romantic or familial entanglements. That is, until the striking 24-year-old daughter (Penélope Cruz) of Cuban exiles reawakens his sense of sexual excitement. Their unlikely bond yields shocking revelations that change David's life forever. Spanish director Isabel Coixet helms this star-studded adaptation of the Philip Roth novel The Dying Animal. --R-- Sexuality, nudity and language.
Elysium  (2013)  In this dystopian thriller set in 2159, the wealthiest humans move to a fabulous private space station, while life on Earth grows ever more grim. With no other options, an ex-con agrees to join a risky mission to bring balance to the two worlds.  Cast: Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, William Fichtner, Alice Braga, Sharlto Copley, Diego Luna, Michael Shanks, Talisa Soto. --R--  Strong bloody violence and language throughout.
Enemy of the State (1998)  Hotshot Washington lawyer Robert Dean (Will Smith) becomes a victim of high-tech identity theft when a hacker slips an incriminating video into his pocket in this Tony Scott-directed thriller. Soon, a rogue National Security Agency surveillance team (headed by Jon Voight) sets out to destroy him. Gene Hackman more or less resurrects his character from The Conversation, the 1970s classic concerned with similar themes. Cast: Will Smith, Gene Hackman, Jon Voight, Jake Busey. --R--  For language and violence.
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)  This offbeat romantic comedy (which won an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay) stars Jim Carrey as Joel, who opts for a procedure in which memories of his girlfriend, Clementine (Kate Winslet), are erased after he learns she's already had the surgery done. But as his doctor begins to wipe out traces of Clementine, Joel decides he doesn't want to lose what's left of their relationship, so he squirrels away the memories somewhere else in his brain. Cast:  Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet, Kirsten Dunst, Tom Wilkinson, Elijah Wood. -- R For language, some drug and sexual content.
Exorcism of Emily Rose, The (2005)  Attorney Erin Bruner (Laura Linney) always manages to keep her emotions in check when she's in the middle of a case, but she finds herself unraveling when she decides to represent a priest (Tom Wilkinson) who's conducted an exorcism gone horribly awry. The highly charged case, in which Erin battles an overconfident state lawyer (Aaron Douglas) who thinks he has a slam dunk, leaves her questioning her life choices, career prospects and beliefs.  Cast: Laura Linney, Tom Wilkinson, Aaron Douglas, Jennifer Carpenter.  Not Rated.
Extra Man, The  (2010)  Forced to quit his prep school job after a humiliating incident, would-be dramatist Louis Ives (Paul Dano) heads to New York City, where he rents a room from has-been playwright Henry Harrison (Kevin Kline) -- who earns a living escorting rich dowagers about town. Despite their huge age difference, the two develop a bond as Henry takes Louis under his wing and leads him on a series of wild adventures. Katie Holmes and John C. Reilly also star.  Cast: Katie Holmes, John C. Reilly, Paul Dano, Kevin Kline, Alicia Goranson, Dan Hedaya, Patti D'Arbanville, Celia Weston, Cathy Moriarty, Marian Seldes, Jason Butler Harner, Alex Burns.  --R--  Some sexual content.
Fallen (1998)  Assigned to nab a killer before he or she strikes again, tough homicide detective John Hobbes (Denzel Washington) knows it's a dangerous assignment, and that he's uniquely suited to the task. But there's more to it than he realizes. Turns out he's not just up against a killer -- he must face an evil spirit that can morph from one innocent bystander to the next. Cast:  Denzel Washington, John Goodman, Donald Sutherland, Embeth Davidtz, Elias Koteas, James Gandolfini. -- R --
Family, The  (2013)  The Manzonis, an infamous mob family, are relocated to Normandy, France, by the witness protection program, where they have some difficulty fitting in. When local problems arise, they respond the only way they know how: mafia style.  Cast: Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer, Tommy Lee Jones, Dianna Agron, John D'Leo, Domenick Lombardozzi, Jimmy Palumbo, Vincent Pastore, Jon Freda.  --R--  Violence, language and brief sexuality.
Fargo (1996) Frances McDormand earned an Oscar for her turn as pregnant Sheriff Marge Gunderson, who's sharper than her Northern Minnesota dialect suggests. The intrepid Gunderson bangs on doors and asks questions to unravel a kidnapping plot and the string of murders it provokes. McDormand receives grand support from William H. Macy as a car dealer who conspires with hotheaded kidnappers Steve Buscemi and Peter Stormare. --R-- Restricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.
Fatal Attraction (1987)  Happily married New York lawyer Dan Gallagher (Michael Douglas) finds himself attracted to his colleague Alex (Glenn Close), and the two enjoy a passionate tryst while Dan's wife (Anne Archer) and child are away. But the one-night stand comes back to haunt Dan when Alex refuses to let him go and begins to stalk him and his family. Just how far will she go to get what she wants? Cast: Michael Douglas, Glenn Close, Anne Archer, Ellen Hamilton Latzen. --R--  
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998) Hunter S. Thompson's classic account of a drug-addled trip to Las Vegas hits the screen in style thanks to director Terry Gilliam. Raoul Duke (Johnny Depp) and his lawyer (Benicio Del Toro) cross the Nevada desert in a convertible crammed with every conceivable form of hallucinogenic. Their psychedelic nightmare -- complete with flying bats and trash-filled bathtubs -- is stunningly depicted. Cast:  Johnny Depp, Benicio Del Toro, Gary Busey, Cameron Diaz. -- R --  For pervasive extreme drug use and related bizarre behavior, strong language, and brief nudity.
Feeling Minnesota (1996) Steven Baigelman makes his directing debut with this offbeat lovers-on-the-run yarn set in the rural Midwest. Drifter Jjaks Clayton (Keanu Reeves) returns home for the wedding of his brother Sam (Vincent D'Onofrio) to a woman(Cameron Diaz), who's only marrying him to pay off her debt to a gangster (Delroy Lindo). When Jjaks and the bride-to-be escape the nuptials together, Sam plans his revenge. Tuesday Weld appears as the boys' mother. --R--
Few Good Men, A  (1992)  Jack Nicholson's line, "You want the truth? You can't handle the truth!" became a '90s catchphrase. When cocky military lawyer Lt. Daniel Kaffee (Tom Cruise) and his co-counsel, Lt. Commander JoAnne Galloway (Demi Moore), are assigned to a murder case, they uncover a hazing ritual that could implicate high-ranking officials such as shady Col. Nathan R. Jessep (Nicholson). Director Rob Reiner's probing drama earned four Oscar nominations. --R--  For language.
Fifteen Minutes 2001 Everyone wants his or her 15 minutes of fame -- even criminals on a rampage. In this stinging indictment of the media age, Robert De Niro plays Eddie Fleming, a legendary Manhattan detective who teams with a naïve arson investigator (Edward Burns) to nab two Eastern European crooks. The wrinkle: The perps videotape their crime spree and offer the tapes to the highest bidder! --R--
Final Destination (2000)  Terminal literally means terminal at this airport! After boarding a charter flight bound for Paris, high school student Alex Browning (Devon Sawa) and a few of his classmates cave in to a sixth sense about impending doom. They exit the 747 and before you can say "black box," the plane crashes, killing everyone aboard. The teens may have dodged a bullet, but the grim reaper soon comes calling -- with "payment due" on his mind. Cast: Devon Sawa, Ali Larter, Kerr Smith, Kristen Cloke. --R-- For violence and terror, and for language.
Final Destination 2 (2003)  On a road trip with friends to Daytona Beach, Kimberly (A.J. Cook) has a premonition that saves everyone from a freak car accident. But that's just the beginning; visions of the crash of Flight 180 haunt her, and she must seek the counsel of one of its survivors (Ali Larter) for help. It seems a wave of death has been unleashed, and disaster is chasing each of her pals. Can Kimberly stop the horror? --R-- For strong violent/gruesome accidents, language, drug content and some nudity.
Final Destination 3 (2006)  Set six years after the original film, this chilling third installment follows the efforts of Wendy Christensen (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) to prevent her premonition from coming true after she foresees herself and her friends in a deadly roller-coaster mishap. But when Wendy's vision becomes reality, the survivors must face the consequences of cheating death. Ryan Merriman and Kris Lemche are among the cast of characters. Cast: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Ryan Merriman, Alexz Johnson, Jamie Isaac Conde --R--  For strong horror violence/gore, language and some nudity.
Firm, The 1993  When Harvard Law School graduate Mitch McDeere (Tom Cruise) joins a prestigious firm, he ignores the warning of his wife (Jeanne Tripplehorn), who fears the lucrative deal sounds too good to be true. When two of Mitch's colleagues die in a mysterious accident, he launches an investigation into the firm and finds himself entangled in a web of Mafia connections and FBI operatives. Gene Hackman costars in this thriller based on John Grisham's novel. --R-- Language and some violence.
First Snow 2007  A roadside psychic shares two predictions with overconfident salesman Jimmy Starks (Guy Pearce), and one of them -- that he'll be hit with a major windfall -- seems to be coming true. But if the soothsayer is right about that, then Jimmy must prepare for the other, more ominous part of the prophecy. Piper Perabo and William Fichtner co-star in this Southwestern suspense thriller from screenwriters Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby (Children of Men). --R-- Language, some violence and sexuality.
Flags of Our Fathers (2006) From director Clint Eastwood comes this riveting World War II drama that recounts the story of six soldiers instantly immortalized when they were photographed raising the American flag atop Iwo Jima's Mount Suribachi. Based on the book of the same name, the film reconstructs the events that preceded and followed the snapshot that came to symbolize the U.S. troops' triumph and America's indestructible spirit. Ryan Phillippe and Barry Pepper star. Cast: Paul Walker, Ryan Phillippe, Jesse Bradford, Jamie Bell --R--  For sequences of graphic war violence and carnage, and for language.
Flawless (1999)   Homophobe Walt Koontz (Robert De Niro) suffers a debilitating stroke and must take theraputic singing lessons (for his paralyzed larynx). But the guy doling out the lessons happens to be his next-door neighbor, Rusty Zimmerman (Philip Seymour Hoffman) -- a florid drag queen who despises bigoted straight people. With luck, maybe the two men will meet in the middle. Cast:  Robert De Niro, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Barry Miller, Christopher Bauer, Rory Cochrane. -- R -- For pervasive language and strong violence.
Flowers in the Attic  2014 This chilly drama chronicles the fate of four siblings confined in their grandparents' attic and abused daily after the children's father dies. As the two older kids grow up, they begin looking for a way to escape their nightmare world.  Cast: Heather Graham, Ellen Burstyn, Kiernan Shipka , Mason Dye, Dylan Bruce. -- Not Rated --
Fracture (2007)  Anthony Hopkins stars in this legal thriller as Ted Crawford, a man who allegedly attempted to murder his wife and is now locked in a battle of wits with an assistant district attorney, Willy Beachum (Ryan Gosling). The D.A.'s convinced Crawford has blood on his hands, but Crawford is freed on a technicality, sending Beachum on an obsessive mission to prove Crawford's guilt -- even if he has to bend the law to make his case.--R-- For language and some violent content.
Freedomland (2005)  Richard Price's best-selling novel leaps to the big screen in this racially charged thriller, directed by veteran producer Joe Roth (Mona Lisa Smile, Bachelor Party). When a single mother (Julianne Moore) reports that her teenage son was murdered by a black man from the projects, an intrepid African-American detective (Samuel L. Jackson) and a white journalist (Edie Falco) team up to dig for details. But what they unearth is hard to believe. Cast: Samuel L. Jackson, Julianne Moore, Edie Falco, Ron Eldard. --R-- For language and some violent content. 
French Connection, The  (1971) Jimmy "Popeye" Doyle (Gene Hackman), a foul-mouthed, violent narcotics detective, pursues a suave French drug dealer (Fernando Rey) through New York City with Captain Ahab-like zeal. Director William Friedkin took the provocative stance that both the narcs and the smugglers use similar thuggish ends to get what they need. This thrilling Best Picture Oscar winner (based on a true story) is famous for its riveting car-vs.-elevated-train chase. Cast: Gene Hackman, Fernando Rey, Roy Scheider, Tony Lo Bianco, Marcel Bozzuffi, Al Fann. -- R -- Restricted. 
Friends with Money (2006) Set in Los Angeles, Nicole Holofcener's bittersweet tale examines the evolving lives of four women friends: married and financially secure Jane (Frances McDormand), Franny (Joan Cusack) and Christine (Catherine Keener), and their single friend Olivia (Jennifer Aniston). As the friends move from one group event to the next, the complexity of married life for Jane, Franny and Christine is revealed, while Olivia struggles to find herself. Cast: Jennifer Aniston,  Joan Cusack, Catherine Keener, Frances McDormand. --R-- For language, some sexual content and brief drug use.
From Hell (2001)  A movie that posits the true identity of Jack the Ripper, From Hell stars Johnny Depp as an opium-huffing inspector from Scotland Yard who falls for one of the Ripper's prostitute targets (Heather Graham). The directing Hughes brothers laudably attempt to break out of their pigeonhole as "black directors" and demonstrate (like Ang Lee) that they can genre-bend with the best of them. Not for the squeamish! Cast:  Johnny Depp, Heather Graham, Ian Holm, Paul Rhys. - R - For strong violence/gore, sexuality, language and drug content.
Full Metal Jacket (1987)  One of the most authentic portraits of warfare ever captured on film, Stanley Kubrick's Full Metal Jacket teems with howling madness, stark images and troubling questions about duty, honor and sacrifice. Raw recruits (including Matthew Modine) suffer the grueling ordeal of basic training and battle with the Viet Cong over the city of Hue during the Tet Offensive. Cast: Matthew Modine, Vincent D'Onofrio,,R. Lee Ermey, Dorian Harewood. --R--
Funny People  (2009)  Famous and wealthy funnyman George Simmons (Adam Sandler) doesn't give much thought to how he treats people until a doctor (Torsten Voges) delivers stunning health news, forcing George to reevaluate his priorities with a little help from aspiring stand-up comic Ira (Seth Rogen). Judd Apatow (Knocked Up) writes and directs this moving comedy that also stars Leslie Mann, Jonah Hill, Jason Schwartzman and Aubrey Plaza.  --Not Rated--
Gabriel (2007) In the long-standing fight between good and evil, Gabriel (Andy Whitfield), the lone surviving archangel, must engage in an epic last stand against the fallen angels to save the citizens of purgatory. Taking on human form, Gabriel wrestles with earthly emotions -- including a romance with a prostitute (Samantha Noble) -- and launches a fierce battle against purgatory's ruler (Dwaine Stevenson) in this dark actioner.  --R--  Violence, language, some sexuality and drug
Gangster Squad  (2013)  When notorious East Coast mob boss Mickey Cohen looks to set up his operations in L.A., it's up to a group of hard-nosed LAPD cops to take him down. Based on true events, this '40s-era crime drama is directed by Ruben Fleischer. Cast: Sean Penn, Josh Brolin, Ryan Gosling, Nick Nolte, Emma Stone, Michael Peña, Anthony Mackie, Holt McCallany, Robert Patrick, Mireille Enos --R-- Strong violence and language.
Garden State (2004)   Andrew Largeman (Zach Braff, who also directed) returns to his hometown in New Jersey after a decade away to attend his mother's funeral. Having just weaned himself off antidepressants, the young man begins to see his life in a new light, which leads him to confront his psychologist father (Ian Holm) and forge a connection with a new friend (Natalie Portman). This whimsical comedy premiered at the 2004 Sundance Film Festival. Cast:  Zach Braff, Ian Holm, Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard, Jean Smart. -- R -- For language, drug use and a scene of sexuality
Ghost Ship (2002) In this horror film directed by Steve Beck, salvagers discover a long-lost 1953 passenger ship floating lifeless on the Bering Sea, and the crew of the Arctic Warrior (including Gabriel Byrne and Julianna Margulies) is sent to patch up the boat and bring it to shore. But once the crew boards the vessel, they notice a bizarre series of occurrences and soon become trapped inside the ship … which they quickly realize is far from abandoned. Cast:  Julianna Margulies, Ron Eldard, Desmond Harrington, Isaiah Washington, Gabriel Byrne, Alex Dimitriades, Karl Urban, Emily Browning, Francesca Rettondini. -- R -- For strong violence, gore, language and sexuality.
Gift, The  (2000)  Gifted with visions of the future, Annie Wilson (Cate Blanchett) struggles to support her three sons by giving psychic readings for her fellow townsfolk. When the authorities find a drowned woman's body, Annie starts having visions of the brutal murder and who committed it. She soon realizes she's the only one who can testify to what truly happened … and that she could be the killer's next target. Cast: Cate Blanchett, Giovanni Ribisi, Keanu Reeves, Katie Holmes. --R--  For violence, language, and sexuality/nudity.
Girl, Interrupted (1999) Diagnosed with borderline personality disorder, Susanna Kaysen (Winona Ryder) gets sent to a mental institution for a short stay. Instead, Susanna spends the next year avoiding her fears, descending into the skewed world of people who belong on the inside -- including the seductive, dangerous Lisa (Oscar winner Angelina Jolie). If Susanna wants independence, she must face her fears. An evocative drama based on a true story. --R-- For strong language and content relating to drugs, sexuality and suicide.
Girl Next Door, The (2004) Matthew (Emile Hirsch) is a high school senior with more get-up-and-go than most teens his age possess; in fact, Matthew has big dreams of achieving a career in politics. What's more, he's just fallen in love with his new neighbor, beautiful 19-year-old Danielle (Elisha Cuthbert). But love travels a rocky road when he discovers (along with the rest of the town) that Danielle is an ex-porn star. Better rethink the political career!  Cast: Emile Hirsch, Elisha Cuthbert, Nicholas Downs, Timothy Olyphant.  --R--  
Golden Bowl, The (2000)   Another triumph from the producing-directing team of James Ivory and Ismail Merchant, The Golden Bowl (adapted from the classic novel by Henry James) pits an American industrialist (Nick Nolte) and his daughter against two well-connected but impoverished social climbers (Uma Thurman and Jeremy Northam) who'd rather marry for money than lower their station. Together, they engage in a subtle, fascinating dance with misdirection at its heart. Cast: Uma Thurman, Jeremy Northam, Kate Beckinsale, Nick Nolte, Anjelica Huston, James Fox, Madeleine Potter, Peter Eyre, Nickolas Grace.-- R --
Good, the Bad and the Ugly, The  (1966)  While the Civil War rages between the Union and the Confederacy, a quiet loner, a ruthless hit man and a Mexican bandit comb the American Southwest in search of a strongbox containing $200,000 in stolen gold. Cast: Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, Eli Wallach, Aldo Giuffre, Luigi Pistilli, Mario Brega, Antonio Casale, Antonio Casas, Rada Rassimov, John Bartha --R-- 
Goodbye Lover (1999) Obsessively cheerful Sandra Dunmore (Patricia Arquette) is married to hard-drinking ad executive Jake (Dermot Mulroney) and having a fling with his brother Ben (Don Johnson) in this stylish noir directed by Roland Joffe. Ben, meanwhile, is also bedding his secretary (Mary-Louise Parker). When all the sex and betrayal lead to a death and a hefty life-insurance payout, cynical detective Rita Pompano (Ellen DeGeneres) tries to unravel the case. Cast:  Patricia Arquette, Dermot Mulroney, Ellen DeGeneres,   Mary-Louise Parker, Don Johnson. --R--
Good Day to Die Hard, A  (2013)  New York cop John McClane goes to war with powerful criminal forces one more time when his son gets caught up in a rebel Russian's prison escape. Operating on foreign soil, McClane tries to free his son but soon has a much bigger fight on his hands. Cast: Bruce Willis, Jai Courtney, Sebastian Koch, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Cole Hauser, Amaury Nolasco, Yuliya Snigir, Radivoje Bukvic --R-- Violence and language.
Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)  When his manic radio show proves a colossal morale-booster, Armed Forces Radio deejay Adrian Cronauer (Robin Williams) gets sent to Vietnam. His monkeyshines -- lampooning any and all sacred cows -- tickle the troops but land him in hot water with his superiors, who'd like the broadcast to be sanitized and uncontroversial. Then, after encountering war's horror firsthand, Cronauer makes the egregious mistake of telling his audience the truth. …                                                                           Cast: Robin Williams and Forest Whitaker   --R-- 
Good Shepherd, The (2006)  Matt Damon and Robert De Niro (who also directs) star in this partially fact-based drama that examines the early history of the CIA as seen through the eyes of a dedicated agent. An upstanding, sharp-minded Yale student, Edward Wilson (Damon) is recruited to work for the fledgling CIA during World War II. Though loyal to his country, Wilson begins to feel the job eroding his ideals, filling him with distrust and destroying his personal life. --R--
Gone But Not Forgotten (2004) Television director Armand Mastroianni helms this faithful adaptation of Phillip M. Margolin's best-selling novel, co-starring Brooke Shields, Lou Diamond Phillips and Marilu Henner. When an Oregon woman disappears without a trace, the only clue is a withering black rose with a note that reads "gone but not forgotten." Now, it's up to a tough female attorney to follow the evidence, find a missing private eye and unravel the mystery. Cast: Brooke Shields, Lou Diamond Phillips, Scott Glenn, Marilu Henner --NR--
Gothika (2003)  A criminal psychologist (Halle Berry) awakens to find that she's a patient in the same mental institution where she works; she's being accused of murdering her husband (Charles S. Dutton), but has no memory of committing the murder. As she tries to regain her memory and convince her co-workers of her innocence, a vengeful spirit uses her as an earthly pawn, which further convinces everyone of her guilt.  Cast:  Halle Berry, Penelope Cruz, Robert Downey Jr., Charles Dutton, Bronwen Mantel, Bernard Hill, Dorian Harewood, John Carroll Lynch, Amy Sloan. -- R -- For violence, brief language and nudity.
Great Expectations (1998)  In this Americanized version of Charles Dickens's classic novel, set in modern-day New York, young Finn (Ethan Hawke) develops a lifelong crush on Estella (Gwyneth Paltrow), the niece of the eccentric Ms. Dinsmoor (Anne Bancroft). A mysterious benefactor makes it possible for Finn to attend art school in the city, where he runs into his now-engaged love. But when she agrees to pose for him, it unlocks the hope -- and fear -- in his heart. Cast: Ethan Hawke, Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert De Niro, Hank Azaria, Anne Bancroft --R--  
Green Mile, The (1999) Director Frank Darabont's powerful adaptation of Stephen King's supernatural tale is set on death row in a Southern prison. The cellblock's head guard, Paul Edgecomb (Tom Hanks), develops a poignant relationship with inmate John Coffey (Michael Clarke Duncan), a gentle giant who has the power to heal people's ailments. Edgecomb soon recognizes Coffey's gift and desperately tries to help the falsely convicted man stave off his execution. Cast: Tom Hanks, Michael Clarke Duncan, David Morse, James Cromwell, Bonnie Hunt, Harry Dean Stanton. -- R -- For violence, language and some sex-related material.
Greenfingers (2000)  A (green) thumbs-up for this affecting true-life tale about hardened con Colin Briggs (Clive Owen), who gets a new lease on life -- behind prison bars -- as an award-winning gardener. Wonderful in support are David Kelly as a prisoner chum of Briggs's who coaxes him out of his shell and Helen Mirren as a world-class gardener who fears for her daughter when she falls for Briggs. Cast:  Clive Owen, Helen Mirren, David Kelly, Warren Clarke, Danny Dyer, Paterson Joseph. -- R -- Restricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.
Guilty by Association  2003  Downtown Washington, D.C., has become a veritable war zone -- a landscape of violence and chaos where gangs battle each other to the finish and no one is safe. It's up to a determined police chief (Morgan Freeman) to bring law and order back to the U.S. capital. As the violence escalates, fueled by a blowup between two drug dealers, the situation quickly spirals out of control and begins to affect the lives of the innocent.  Cast:  Bryce, Jeff Edward, Morgan Freeman, Daemon Moore, Bryce Wilson, Jaimie Patton, Queen Pen, Section 8 Mob. --R -- Pervasive language, violence, drug content and some strong sexuality.
Guilt Trip, The  (2012)  After Andy Brewster invents a fabulous new organic cleaner, he goes on a cross-country road trip to promote it. His mother, Joyce, comes along for the ride but soon discovers that her son has an ulterior motive: fixing her up with a long-lost flame. Cast: Barbra Streisand, Seth Rogen, Adam Scott, Colin Hanks, Kathy Najimy, Nora Dunn, Ari Graynor, Casey Wilson --R-- Language and some risque material.
Gunshy 1998  While attempting to drink himself to death in Atlantic City, failed writer Jake (William Petersen) befriends small-time mobster Frankie (Michael Wincott). As Jake starts slipping into a life of crime, he finds himself falling in love with Frankie's beautiful girlfriend, Melissa (Diane Lane). Touching on themes of friendship, trust and redemption, this gangster film co-stars Michael Byrne, Eric Schaeffer and Meat Loaf. --R-- Violence, language and a strong scene of sexuality.
Halloween  1978  Michael Myers, who just escaped from a mental hospital, goes on a murderous rampage on Halloween night after returning to his hometown of Haddonfield, Ill. Inexplicably, his prize victim seems to be babysitter Laurie (Jamie Lee Curtis). Psychiatrist Dr. Loomis (Donald Pleasence) is on a mission to stop Myers in this slasher classic, which John Carpenter co-writes and directs. Nancy Kyes and Charles Cyphers co-star. --R--
Hancock 2008  Will Smith stars as Hancock, a down-and-out superhero who's forced to employ a PR expert (Jason Bateman) to help repair his image when the public grows weary of all the damage he's inflicted during his lifesaving heroics. The agent's idea of imprisoning the antihero to make the world miss him proves successful, but will Hancock stick to his new sense of purpose or slip back into old habits? Charlize Theron co-stars in Peter Berg's action-comedy. --UR--
Happening, The  (2008)  When a deadly airborne virus threatens to wipe out the northeastern United States, teacher Elliott Moore (Mark Wahlberg) and his wife (Zooey Deschanel) flee from contaminated cities into the countryside in a fight to discover the truth. Is it terrorism, the accidental release of some toxic military bio weapon -- or something even more sinister? John Leguizamo and Betty Buckley co-star in this thriller from writer-director M. Night Shyamalan. Cast:  Mark Wahlberg, Zooey Deschanel, John Leguizamo, Tony Devon, Edward James Hyland, Susan Moses, Spencer Breslin, Betty Buckley, Joel de la Fuente, Frank Collison --R-- Violent and disturbing images.
Happy Accidents (2001) Ruby Weaver (Marisa Tomei) is tired of being the "enabler" in relationships and has decided to give up the role of doormat. She's also on the verge of giving up on love. But a sweet, small-town guy, Sam Deed (Vincent D'Onofrio), changes her mind, and it seems Ruby's finally found a sane boyfriend. Or has she? Soon, Sam's divulging that he's a time traveler from the year 2470 … and Ruby must decide whether love conquers all. Cast: Marisa Tomei, Vincent D'Onofrio, Nadia Dajani, Holland Taylor  --R-- For language.
Happy Endings (2005) Lisa Kudrow, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Laura Dern and Jason Ritter star in this unusual comedy, written and directed by Don Roos, that gathers a series of connected vignettes about the randomness of love and life. A documentary filmmaker threatens to reveal a woman's long-held secret; a father and his son find out that they're both seeing the same woman; a gay man discovers his partner may (or may not) be the father of their friend's baby; and more. Cast: Lisa Kudrow, Steve Coogan, Jesse Bradford, Bobby Cannavale. --R--  For sexual content, language and some drug use.
Happy Hour (2004) Once, Tulley (Anthony LaPaglia) was a writer on the way up, destined to author the next great American novel. But then, life happened, and now he's an adman who has only one thing to look forward to: happy hour. Still, his best pal (Eric Stoltz) hopes he'll turn things around, as does Natalie (Caroline Feeney), the woman who believes in him. But even if he manages to find the will to write again, Tulley may not have enough time after all. Co-Staring; Robert Vaughn, Sandrine Holt and Thomas Sadoski --R-- 
Hard Eight (1996)    Boogie Nights director Paul Thomas Anderson's first film charts the relationship between world-weary card shark Sydney (Phillip Baker Hall) and reckless youth John (John C. Reilly). After showing him how to exploit casinos' perks, Sydney takes John under his wing. Years later, the surrogate father and son are successful gamblers -- until John falls for a hooker (Gwyneth Paltrow) and gets mixed up with a shady stranger (Samuel L. Jackson). Cast:  Philip Baker Hall, John C. Reilly, Gwyneth Paltrow, Samuel L. Jackson. -- R --
Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle (2004) Sometimes, it takes a strange night to put everything into focus. That's what happens to Harold (John Cho), a Korean-American banker, and his roommate, Kumar (Kal Penn), an Indian-American med school student. Both men are at a crossroads in life, about to make major decisions that will affect the course of their future. They arrive at wisdom by accident as they drive around their New Jersey city to find the best stoner fix: White Castle burgers. Cast:  John Cho, Kal Penn, Paula Garces, Neil Patrick Harris, David Krumholtz, Eddie Kaye Thomas, Christopher Meloni. -- Not Rated
Heartbreak Kid, The  2007  The Farrelly brothers loosely adapt the 1972 hit of the same name into this romantic comedy starring Ben Stiller as Eddie Cantrow, a newlywed who marries a dreamy woman (Malin Akerman) only to learn on his honeymoon that she's a total nightmare. As the discovery sets in, Eddie meets the real girl of his dreams (Michelle Monaghan) … but what to do now that he's already married? Jerry Stiller, Carlos Mencia and Rob Corddry co-star. --R-- Strong sexual content, crude humor, language, and a scene of drug use involving a minor.
Heaven (2002) Philippa Paccard (Cate Blanchett), deeply disappointed by the police's lax investigation following her husband's drug death, takes the law into her own hands and ends up imprisoned. Filippo (Giovanni Ribisi), a young police officer involved with Philippa's questioning, begins to fall in love with her and decides to help her escape. The unequal lovers end up as fugitives from justice -- but how long can they keep hiding? Cast:  Cate Blanchett, Giovanni Ribisi, Remo Girone, Stefania Rocca, Alessandro Sperduti, Mattia Sbragia, Stefano Santospago, Alberto Di Stasio, Giovanni Vettorazzo, Gianfranco Barra. -- R -- For a scene of sexuality.
Hide and Seek (2005)   In this psychological thriller, widowed father David Callaway (Robert De Niro) desperately tries to prevent his disturbed, 9-year old daughter (Dakota Fanning) from slipping into insanity. Concerned by her inability to cope with her mother's death, David discovers that his little girl is spending time with a creepy imaginary friend -- who has vengeance on his mind. Famke Janssen, Elisabeth Shue, Dylan Baker and Amy Irving costar. --  Starring: Robert De Niro, Dakota Fanning, More.  --  R -- For frightening sequences and violence. 
High Heels and Low Lifes 2001  When two girlfriends (Minnie Driver and Mary McCormack) eavesdrop on a phone conversation describing a bank heist in their London neighborhood, they decide to blackmail the culprits for $2 million rather than report the crime to the police in this hilarious action comedy. Refusing to give up the money, however, the robbers (Kevin McNally and Michael Gambon) start pulling some dirty tricks to try to outwit the two women. --R-- Language, some violence and nudity.
History of Violence, A (2005)  Operating a diner in a small-town community, Tom Stall (Viggo Mortensen) and his wife (Maria Bello) are the picture of normalcy. But when Tom prevents a robbery and enjoys hero status in the local media, he attracts the wrong kind of attention from mobsters (Ed Harris and William Hurt) who think he's someone else. David Cronenberg (The Fly) directs this taut suspense-thriller based on the graphic novel by John Wagner and Vince Locke. Cast: Viggo Mortensen, Maria Bello, William Hurt, Ed Harris.  --R--  For strong brutal violence, graphic sexuality, nudity, language and some drug use.
Homegrown (1998)  After their boss, Malcolm, gets killed, Jack (Billy Bob Thornton), Carter (Hank Azaria) and Harlan (Ryan Phillippe) decide to co-opt Malcolm's lush marijuana business and cash in on $5 million worth of pot. Unfortunately, the trio never bargained on how difficult -- and dangerous -- it is to sell so much ganja. Will their dreams go up in a puff of smoke?  Cast:  Billy Bob Thornton, Jamie Lee Curtis, John Lithgow, Ryan Phillippe, Hank Azaria, Ted Danson, Judge Reinhold, Kelly Lynch, Jon Tenney, Jon Bon Jovi. -- R -- Restricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.
Home of the Brave (2006) Oscar-winning producer Irwin Winkler (Rocky) takes the director's seat for this drama about three American soldiers trying to adjust to life after Iraq. Samuel L. Jackson stars as a doctor who returns to his practice only to find his life unraveling, and Eva Mendes portrays the wife who's overjoyed to see him but disturbed to find he isn't the man she knew before the war. Jessica Biel, Christina Ricci, 50 Cent and Brian Presley co-star. --R-- For war violence and language. 
Hostage (2005)  --  Former L.A. hostage negotiator Jeff Tally (Bruce Willis) thought he'd left the past behind when he quit his job after not only failing to persuade a suicidal maniac to reconsider his choices, but also losing an innocent child in the process. Now, his quiet existence as police chief of bucolic Bristo Camino is shattered when a family linked to the mob is taken hostage by wayward thieves, one of whom is a serial killer. Can Jeff pull this one off?  --  Starring: Bruce Willis, Kevin Pollak, More  --  R -- For strong graphic violence, language and some drug use.
House of Sand and Fog (2003)  When her husband dumps her, an alcoholic woman, Kathy Nicolo (Jennifer Connelly), finds her house in the California hills seized in foreclosure and put up for public auction by local sheriff deputies (including Ron Eldard). An exiled Iranian air force colonel (Ben Kingsley) sees Nicolo's house as his family's dream home and quickly snaps it up. Trouble is, Nicolo is obsessed with getting the house back -- and will let nothing stand in her way.  Cast:  Jennifer Connelly, Ben Kingsley, Ron Eldard, Shohreh Aghdashloo.     -- R --For some violence/disturbing images, language and a scene of sexuality 
House of Wax (2005) A group of friends on their way to a college football game fall prey to two murderous brothers in an abandoned small town. They discover that the brothers have expanded upon the area's main attraction -- the House of Wax -- and created an entire town filled with the wax-coated corpses of unlucky visitors. Now, the group must escape before they, too, become permanent exhibits. Stars Elisha Cuthbert, Chad Michael Murray and, yes, Paris Hilton!  -- R -- For horror violence, some sexual content and language.
How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998) Head to Jamaica with Stella (Angela Bassett), an unfulfilled career woman accompanied by her sickly friend, Whoopi Goldberg. On a sunny island oozing reggae rhythm, sparks fly between Stella and younger man Taye Diggs. It's opportunity knocking with one caveat: Stella must decide whether their attraction is merely a fling or something that will last after the American Express bills are paid. Cast:  Angela Bassett, Taye Diggs, Whoopi Goldberg, Regina King. - R - For language and some sexuality 
Human Stain, The (2003)  Dr. Coleman Silk (Anthony Hopkins) is a respected university classics professor who becomes involved in a passionate sexual relationship with a poor cleaning woman (Nicole Kidman) who's married to a jealous, violent man (Ed Harris). As their affair heats up and the woman's husband becomes more dangerous, Coleman also faces troubles at work, and his entire life seems ready to unravel … rapidly. Directed by Robert Benton. Cast:  Nicole Kidman, Anthony Hopkins, Ed Harris, Gary Sinise, Mili Avital, Harry J. Lennix, Anna Deavere Smith, Kerry Washington, Ron Canada, John Finn. -- R -- For language and sexuality/nudity.
Hustle & Flow (2005) Terrence Dashon Howard turns in a true star performance in director Craig Brewer's indie drama. DJay (Howard) is a pimp with aspirations of grandeur -- he wants to make it as a rapper -- but he soon discovers that fame isn't all it's cracked up to be. Offering strong characters and notes of sweet romance amid the urban beats of its central plot, this 2005 Sundance Audience Award-winner was produced by John Singleton. Cast: Terrence Dashon Howard, Anthony Anderson, Maryn Manning,Taraji P. Henson.         --R-- For sex and drug content, pervasive language and some violence.
Hyde Park on Hudson  (2012)  When the king and queen of England visit U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt hoping for support on the eve of World War II, Roosevelt must deal with his official duties as well as the competing interests of his mother, his wife and his mistresses. Cast: Bill Murray, Laura Linney, Olivia Colman, Samuel West, Elizabeth Marvel, Elizabeth Wilson, Eleanor Bron, Olivia Williams --R-- Brief sexuality.
Ice Harvest, The  2005  John Cusack stars in Harold Ramis's outlandish holiday thriller as Charlie Arglist, an unethical dim-bulb attorney who teams up with his shifty associate (Billy Bob Thornton) to embezzle $2 million from a local mobster. Not content with the cash, the sleazy lawyer dreams of skipping the icebound town with club owner Renata (Connie Nielsen), but the cops and townsfolk grow increasingly suspicious. Randy Quaid and Oliver Platt co-star.--R-- Violence, language and sexuality/nudity.
Identity Thief  (2013)  Is Sandy Patterson a banking executive living in Colorado with his wife and kids, or is he a she and living it up in Florida? When Sandy is accused of crimes he hasn't committed, he must track down the woman who has -- in his name. Cast:  Jason Bateman, Melissa McCarthy, Jon Favreau, Amanda Peet, Robert Patrick, John Cho, Genesis Rodriguez, Maggie Elizabeth Jones, Eric Stonestreet, Ben Falcone, Morris Chestnut, Clark Duke, T.I., Steve Little --R-- Sexual content and language.
Impostor  (2000)  It's 2079, and Spencer Olham (Gary Sinise) has a perfect life: a loving family and a beautiful wife (Madeleine Stowe). On Tuesday evening, he goes to bed an acclaimed and well-respected scientist.  But on Wednesday morning, he awakens as public enemy No. 1.  Now, Spencer must do everything in his power to prove his identity and his innocence in a future where nothing is what it seems and paranoia reigns.     --R-- For Violence and some language.
Impulse 2008  A sexy role-playing game turns into a nightmare for winsome Claire Dennison (Willa Ford), who's looking to spice up her marriage in this erotic thriller. But when Claire finds herself attracted to a man who resembles her husband, she takes the stranger to bed instead, only to discover that he's a manipulative -- and relentless -- psychopath. Angus Macfadyen, Lindsay Collins and Lowela Jotie also star. --R-- Strong sexual content, nudity, language and some violence including a rape.
In My Country (2004) In this drama, Washington Post journalist Langston Whitfield (Samuel L. Jackson) heads to South Africa to cover the post-apartheid Truth and Reconciliation Commission hearings and ends up finding love. The more Langston learns of South African history, the more he doubts that the country will ever heal. He meets a white Afrikaans poet (Juliette Binoche) and is initially against her views, but his feelings begin to change in more ways than one. --R--
In the Bedroom (2001)  Set in a tranquil town on the Maine coast, In the Bedroom tells the story of a couple (Sissy Spacek and Tom Wilkinson) whose teenage son (Nick Stahl) is involved in a love affair with a single mother (Marisa Tomei). When the relationship comes to a sudden and tragic end, the boy's parents must face their worst nightmare and embark on a dark, dangerous psychological journey. Spacek and Wilkinson turn in stunning. --R-- For some violence and language.
In the Company of Men (1997)  --  Two corporate middle-managers (Aaron Eckhart and Matt Malloy), exiled to a branch office for 6 weeks, come up with a way to kill time: Find an insecure woman, independently romance her and then simultaneously dump her. Director Neil LaBute's powerful, amoral look at office politics and sexual gamesmanship is guaranteed to push buttons with its searing, cruel candor.  --  Starring: Aaron Eckhart, Stacy Edwards, More.  --  R -- For language and emotional abuse.
In The Cut 2003 Frannie (Meg Ryan) is a New York writing professor entwined in an erotic affair with a police detective (Mark Ruffalo) who's investigating the murder of a young woman in Frannie's neighborhood. But soon Frannie begins to suspect her lover's involvement in the crime. Kevin Bacon and Jennifer Jason Leigh also star in this highly charged film directed by Jane Campion (The Piano) and based on Susanna Moore's best-selling novel. --UR-- 
In the Valley of Elah 2006  When exemplary soldier Mike Deerfield (Jonathan Tucker) disappears after returning from Iraq, his concerned father (Tommy Lee Jones, in an Oscar-nominated role) -- a retired sergeant -- works with gutsy police Det. Emily Sanders (Charlize Theron) to investigate. Writer-director Paul Haggis based his script on events reported by Mark Boal in a Playboy magazine article. James Franco, Josh Brolin, Jason Patric and Susan Sarandon also star .--R-- Violent and disturbing content, language and some sexuality/nudity.
Inside Man (2006) Dispatched to a crime scene where a bank robbery is in progress, police detective Keith Frazier (Denzel Washington) hopes to apprehend the cunning thief (Clive Owen) so he can make his case for a promotion. But when a savvy negotiator (Jodie Foster) with questionable motives arrives on the scene, an already unstable situation threatens to implode. Spike Lee directs this tense action-drama co-starring Willem Dafoe and Christopher Plummer. --R--
Inside Man (1984)  Suspicions are on Defcon 3 when a high-tech laser device used in nuclear submarines is discovered missing. As the tense situation between two superpowers in Sweden escalates, a super-sleuth investigator (Dennis Hopper) is hired to find the laser and the culprit. This film is based on an actual event.  Cast: Dennis Hopper, Hardy Kruger, Gosta Ekman, Kare Molder --R--
Insomnia (2002)  Sent to investigate the murder of a teenage girl in a small Alaska town, police detective Will Dormer (Al Pacino) accidentally shoots his partner, Hap (Martin Donovan), while trying to apprehend a suspect (Robin Williams). Mired in guilt, Dormer's still determined to solve the teenage murder case -- but finds his efforts hampered by a local detective (Hilary Swank), who's suspicious about the circumstances of Hap's death. Cast:  Al Pacino, Robin Williams, Hilary Swank, Martin Donovan, Nicky Katt, Maura Tierney, Paul Dooley, Jonathan Jackson. -- R For language, some violence and brief nudity.
International, The (2009) Interpol agent Louis Salinger (Clive Owen) and New York Asst. DA Eleanor Whitman (Naomi Watts) team up to expose a global financial institution's money laundering, arms dealing and other illegal rackets in this tense thriller from director Tom Tykwer. As the pair race from New York to Milan and beyond to pursue their case, they soon discover that the ruthless bank will stop at nothing to continue its profitable activities. --R--  For some sequences of violence and language.
Irresistible (2006) Sophie Hartley (Susan Sarandon) is convinced that her husband's beautiful co-worker Mara (Emily Blunt) is stalking her. In Sophie's mind, Mara covets her children, her husband and her life. But are her fears just the imaginings of a borderline paranoiac? In an attempt to prove her sanity, Sophie turns stalker herself -- and makes a discovery that underscores her worst fears. Sam Neill co-stars in this tense psychological drama. Cast: Susan Sarandon, Sam Neill, Emily Blunt, Amanda Douge. --R--  
J. Edgar  (2011)  Leonardo DiCaprio stars in this riveting biopic as J. Edgar Hoover, the longtime FBI director as notorious for his overzealous methods of law enforcement as for the rumors regarding his cross-dressing and close relationship with protégé Clyde Tolson. Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Naomi Watts, Judi Dench, Armie Hammer, Josh Lucas, Dermot Mulroney, Jeffrey Donovan, Denis O'Hare, Stephen Root, Zach Grenier --R-- Brief strong language.
Jack Bull, The (1999)  John Cusack turns in a solid performance as honest Wyoming horse rancher Myrl Redding, who sacrifices it all in a quest for justice. After his arch-rival -- land baron Henry Ballard (L.Q. Jones) -- erects a tollgate to keep Redding's horses from getting to market, he leaves behind a pair of stallions in lieu of payment. He returns to find his animals near death, seeks legal redress and gets none. With no other options, Redding turns vigilante. Cast:  John Cusack, John Goodman. -- R -- For some Western violence.
Jacket, The (2005)  John Maybury's masterful thriller stars Adrien Brody as Jack Starks, a Persian Gulf War veteran who has lost his memories to amnesia. When Jack is accused of a heinous killing, he realizes he must find a way to prove his innocence. Desperate to unearth clues about his past, he seeks a controversial treatment that allows him to go back in time -- which turns out to be a heart-wrenching decision when he realizes he's destined for tragedy.  --  Starring: Adrien Brody, Keira Knightley, More  -- R -- For violence, language and brief sexuality/nudity.
Jarhead (2005) Cpl. Anthony "Swoff" Swofford (Jake Gyllenhaal) endures the worst of war in this drama based on ex-Marine Anthony Swofford's biting memoirs about Operation Desert Storm. Swoff, his mercenary mentor, Troy (Peter Saarsgard), and the rest of the unit resort to cynicism and caustic humor in order to deal with the unbearable heat, dangerous missions and uncertain war. Oscar winner Jamie Foxx co-stars as Sgt. Sykes. Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, Jamie Foxx, Sam Rockwell, Lucas Black, Peter Sarsgaard, Dennis Haysbert --R-- For pervasive language, some violent images and strong sexual content. 
Junebug (2005) When Madeleine (Embeth Davidtz), a big-city art dealer from Chicago, makes a trip to North Carolina with her new husband, George (Alessandro Nivola), he finally allows her to meet his small-town Southern family -- including his bristly mother, Peg (Celia Weston), reticent father Eugene (Scott Wilson), crabby brother Johnny (Ben McKenzie) and immature sister-in-law Ashley (Amy Adams). Looks like a family with more problems than meet the eye!  Cast: Embeth Davidtz, Alessandro Nivola, Amy Adams, Celia Weston.  --R--  For sexual content and language
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)  In this film noir tale written and directed by Quentin Tarantino, an assassin called the Bride (Uma Thurman) is shot at her wedding by her employer, Bill (David Carradine), and other members of their assassin circle. She survives, though a bullet in her brain keeps her in a coma for five years. Setting out for some payback, the Bride hunts down the various assassins, saving Bill for last. This is the first half of a planned two-part movie. Cast: Uma Thurman, Lucy Liu, Vivica A. Fox, Daryl Hannah. --R-- For strong bloody violence, language and some sexual content.
Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)  The second half of Quentin Tarantino's outrageously inventive Kill Bill series is just as murderously brilliant as the first. The Bride (Uma Thurman) wakes up from a coma five years after she was shot in the head. Revenge is on her mind, and she sets out to pick off her ex-mentor's band of assassins one by one, until there's nothing left to do but … kill Bill (David Carradine). Co-stars Lucy Liu, Vivica Fox and Michael Madsen. Cast: Uma Thurman, David Carradine, Daryl Hannah, Michael Madsen. --R-- For violence, language and brief drug use. 
Kill Me Again (1989)  Joanne Whalley-Kilmer at her vampiest is Fay Forrester, who tries to break free from her mob connections by faking her own death. Her pawn in this plan is private eye Jack Andrews (then-husband Val Kilmer), who has little idea how he's about to get "played." The Nevada desert is the setting for this steamy film noir that marks the feature debut of director John Dahl (Red Rock West, The Last Seduction).  Pat Mulligan, Nick Dimitri, Michael Madsen star. --R--
Killing Season  (2013)  Tormented by memories of combat in the Bosnian War, American vet Benjamin Ford seeks peace of mind deep in the Appalachian Mountains. But when a Bosnian vet of the same war comes to settle a score, a new war erupts in the American wilderness.  Cast: Robert De Niro, John Travolta, Milo Ventimiglia, Elizabeth Olin, Diana Lyubenova.  --R--
Killing Them Softly  (2012)  When a couple low-level crooks make a dumb move by robbing a Mob-protected poker game and unwittingly bringing a recession to the area's criminal economy, a slick enforcer is hired to track down the offenders and take care of business.  Cast: Brad Pitt, Scoot McNairy, Ben Mendelsohn, James Gandolfini, Richard Jenkins, Vincent Curatola, Ray Liotta, Trevor Long, Max Casella, Sam Shepard, Slaine.  --R--  Violence, sexual references, pervasive language, and some drug use.
Kinsey (2004) Liam Neeson provides a fascinating portrait of theorist and zoologist Dr. Alfred Kinsey, whose name has been associated with human sexuality ever since he interviewed thousands of people about their sex lives and released his findings in a groundbreaking 1948 book, Sexual Behavior in the Human Male. The book caused ripples in the scientific community and paved the way for further inquiry into the subject. Laura Linney and Peter Sarsgaard co-star. Cast: Liam Neeson, Laura Linney, Chris O'Donnell, Peter Sarsgaard, Timothy Hutton, John Lithgow --R-- For pervasive sexual content, including some graphic images and descriptions.
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005) Petty thief Harry Lockart (Robert Downey Jr.) gets caught up in a murder investigation in this action-packed comedy. Posing as an actor, Harry heads to Los Angeles for an unlikely audition and finds an authentic acting coach in detective Perry Van Shrike (Val Kilmer). But the bright lights of Hollywood fade when a murder takes place and Harry, Perry and Harry's high school dream girl (Michelle Monaghan) become part of the investigation. Cast: Deanna Dozier, Val Kilmer, Robert Downey Jr., Michelle Monaghan. --R-- For language, violence and sexuality/nudity. 
L.A. Confidential (1997) A must-see whodunit that's praised as one of the best films of the 1990s. In 1950s Los Angeles, three wildly different cops (Guy Pearce, Russell Crowe and Kevin Spacey) form an uneasy alliance to ferret out deep-seated police corruption. Brian Helgeland's script adaptation won an Oscar, as did Kim Basinger for her supporting role as a hooker who seduces haunted tough-guy Crowe. Cast: Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Guy Pearce, Kim Basinger, Danny DeVito. --R--  For strong violence and language, and for sexuality.
Ladykillers, The (2004) The Coen brothers wrote and directed this remake of the 1955 comedy caper starring Alec Guinness and Peter Sellers. A Southern professor-turned-criminal-mastermind (Tom Hanks) puts together a group of thieves to help him rob a New Orleans riverboat casino. But the old lady who's renting them a room in her house soon gets a whiff of their plan, so they have no choice but to kill her. Easier said than done! Co-stars Marlon Wayans and Irma P. Hall. Cast: Tom Hanks, Irma P. Hall, Marlon Wayans, J.K. Simmons. --R-- For language including sexual references. 
Lake Placid  (1999)  When bodies pile up around a Maine lake and a giant tooth is found lodged in one of the victims, local fish and game officer Jack Wells teams up with big-city scientist Kelly Scott and mythology expert Hector Cyr to solve the mystery.  Cast: Bridget Fonda, Bill Pullman, Oliver Platt, Betty White, Brendan Gleeson, Mariska Hargitay, Ty Olsson, Meredith Salenger.  --R--  Violent creature attacks and related gore, and for language. 1999
Lantana (2001) Love, sex and deception rule the day in this psychological drama from director Ray Lawrence. Detective Leon Zat (Anthony LaPaglia) dives headlong into a missing-persons investigation just as he's grappling with guilt about his extramarital affair. His case crisscrosses the lives of four couples, all of which have secrets -- including Leon's wife, Sonja (Kerry Armstrong), and her secret psychiatrist, Dr. Sommers (Barbara Hershey). --R--  For language and sexuality.
Last Kiss, The (2006) Thirtysomething couple Michael (Zach Braff) and Jenna (Jacinda Barrett) face parenthood and other life-changing events in this ensemble drama, a remake of Italian director Gabriele Muccino's film L'Ultimo Bacio. The story follows Michael and Jenna as they navigate the challenging responsibilities of parenthood and the deterioration of their own aging parents. Blythe Danner, Casey Affleck, Rachel Bilson and Tom Wilkinson co-star. --R-- For sexuality, nudity and language.
Last of the Mohicans, The (1992)  Set against the backdrop of the American frontier, a story of war and romance unfolds as the battle for the colonies is underway. Hawkeye (Daniel Day-Lewis) and his adoptive Mohican brethren join a group of British soldiers in an effort to defeat the French and win control of the territories. The lovely daughter of a British officer (Madeleine Stowe) captures Hawkeye's heart as he continues to fight for the land in the name of his people. Cast: Daniel Day-Lewis, Madeleine Stowe, Russell Means, Eric Schweig. --R-- For violance.  
Layer Cake (2004)  Matthew Vaughn directs this intricate drama, which debuted at the Sundance Film Festival, about a British drug dealer (Daniel Craig) who longs to ditch his illegal trade. But he can't do that without wrapping up just one more job involving a gargantuan stash of purloined ecstasy. The cache's original owners are after him as well, leaving him with no other choice but to run for his life while trying to make this one final deal a big success. Cast: Daniel Craig, Tom Hardy,   Jamie Foreman, Sally Hawkins --R-- For strong brutal violence, sexuality, nudity, pervasive language and drug use. 
Legends of the Fall (1994)  The rugged Ludlow clan -- father William (Anthony Hopkins) and brothers Alfred (Aidan Quinn), Tristan (Brad Pitt) and Samuel (Henry Thomas) -- splinters when Sam goes off to fight in World War I despite his father's opposition. To protect Sam, his siblings follow suit. But their efforts fall short, and Sam is killed. Returning home, Alfred and Tristan face a new battle when both fall for Sam's fiancée (Julia Ormond).  --  Starring: Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, More.  -- R --  For violence, and for some sexuality and language.
Letters from Iwo Jima 2007  As tens of thousands of Allied troops push further inland, the Japanese troops defending Iwo Jima during World War II prepare to meet their fate in this Clint Eastwood-directed Oscar nominee, a companion piece to his hit film Flags of Our Fathers. Ken Watanabe stars as a Japanese general who knows his men are outnumbered and, with no hope of rescue, that most will eventually die in battle -- or end up killing themselves. --R-- Graphic war violence.
Levity (2003)  Haunted by a newspaper clipping picturing the teenager he killed in a botched robbery 22 years earlier, incarcerated felon Manuel Jordan (Billy Bob Thornton) is surprised when he's released from prison after serving 19 years. Thrust back into society, Jordan seeks redemption from a minister (Morgan Freeman) and his victim's sister (Holly Hunter). Cast:  Billy Bob Thornton, Kirsten Dunst, Morgan Freeman, Holly Hunter, Dorian Harewood, Geoffrey Wigdor, Luke Robertson, Billoah Greene, Catherine Colveyz. -- R -- For language.
Libertine, The (2004)  Johnny Depp portrays 17th century poet John Wilmot in this provocative period piece. Wilmot, the Earl of Rochester, received posthumous acclaim for his sexually overt poetry, but his womanizing ways garnered the most attention during his brief life. His rakish adventures include attempting to kidnap the woman he would eventually marry, constantly angering the king and wooing actress Elizabeth Barry. Samantha Morton and John Malkovich co-star.    Cast: Johnny Depp, Samantha Morton, John Malkovich, Rosamund Pike. --R--  
Lie with Me (2005) Happily unattached, the sexually voracious Leila (Lauren Lee Smith) satisfies her desires with a host of rapidly changing bed partners, unconcerned about the emotional consequences. But that all changes when David (Eric Balfour), an artist who's looking for a deeper commitment, enters the scene. He's just as ravenous as she is and always eager to explore. And when they get together, they grow hopelessly entangled, physically and emotionally. --R--
Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, The (2004)   Eccentric oceanographer Steve Zissou (Bill Murray) and his crew find themselves in troubled waters when they attempt to track down the mysterious "jaguar shark" that ate Zissou's partner while they were filming a documentary of their latest adventure. Zissou also contends with a beautiful, inquiring journalist (Cate Blanchett) and a new member of the team who could be his own long-lost son (Owen Wilson). Anjelica Huston and Willem Dafoe co-star. -- R -- For language, some drug use, violence and partial nudity.
Life Less Ordinary, A  (1977)  Determined to live "a life less ordinary," Robert (Ewan McGregor), a down-and-out janitor, kidnaps narcissistic heiress Celine (Cameron Diaz) in hopes of pulling in a big ransom. Unfortunately for Robert, Celine embraces her life as a captive and enjoys Robert's bungling attempt at retrieving a payoff. Add two angels (Delroy Lindo and Holly Hunter) who try to make Robert and Celine fall in love, and the situation becomes extraordinary. Cast: Holly Hunter, Ewan McGregor, Cameron Diaz, Delroy Lindo --R-- For violence and language.
Life of David Gale, The (2003)  Dr. David Gale (Kevin Spacey), a Texas professor and advocate for the elimination of the death penalty, is falsely accused and convicted of the rape and murder of another activist (Laura Linney) and ends up on the state's notorious death row himself. The movie unfolds in a series of flashbacks, as Gale tells his story to a reporter (Kate Winslet) visiting him on death row. Cast:  Kevin Spacey, Kate Winslet, Laura Linney, Gabriel Mann, Rhona Mitra, Leon Rippy, Matt Craven, Jim Beaver, Elizabeth Gast.   -- R -- For violent images, nudity, language and sexuality. 
Lions for Lambs (2007) Robert Redford directs and stars in this complex look at America's war on terror, a three-pronged narrative of lives connected by politics and bloodshed. While a Washington bigwig (Tom Cruise) goes toe to toe with a reporter (Meryl Streep) on the issue of U.S. troops in Afghanistan, an idealistic professor (Redford) tries to keep his students engaged as two of his former pupils struggle to survive behind enemy lines in the Middle East. --R-- For some war violence and language. 
Live Free or Die Hard (2007) John McClane (Bruce Willis) is back and badder than ever, and this time he's up against a ring of Internet terrorists. Now working for Homeland Security, the decidedly low-tech McClane calls on the services of a young hacker (Justin Long) in his bid to stop a shadowy group intent on taking control of America's computer infrastructure. Fear not, the information age plot still boasts plenty of good old-fashioned gunfights, smashups and explosions. --R--  For violence and language.
Lone Star (1996)   When two men discover a human skull and an encrusted badge buried near a small Texas border town, the investigation of lawman Sam Deeds (Chris Cooper) reveals a 40-year-old murder in director John Sayles' acclaimed drama. Sam's late father, the former sheriff (Matthew McConaughey, in flashbacks), is a town legend, and Sam's discoveries threaten to tarnish his dad's reputation and touch the lives of nearly everyone in the community. Cast:  Chris Cooper, Elizabeth Pena, Matthew McConaughey, Kris Kristofferson. -- R --
Lord of the Flies  1963 Based on William Golding's famous novel, Peter Brooks's daring 1963 film follows schoolboys stranded on an island after a plane crash. Two factions quickly form between the boys -- one being more civilized, concentrating on finding shelter and food, and the other more savage, hunting wild pigs and having fun. Tension builds between the factions' leaders, Ralph and Jack, leading to a battle for control of their own micro-civilization.--UR--
Lord of War (2005) Lately, Yuri Orlov (Nicolas Cage) has had some misgivings about his day job. As the world's leading arms dealer, he's embraced the glamorous profession so soundly that it's hard to let it go. The thing is, if he wants to dodge the cunning Interpol agent (Ethan Hawke) on his trail, he'll have to let go. Writer-director Andrew Niccol helms this taut action-thriller co-starring Jared Leto, Bridget Moynahan and Donald. Cast: Nicolas Cage, Bridget Moynahan, Jared Leto, Shake Tukhmanyan, Jean-Pierre. --R--  For strong violence, drug use, language and sexuality.
Lost City, The (2005) Those seeking a scorching time in Havana know to head for the club run by impresario Fico (Andy Garcia). But the party's soon over when political strife overtakes Cuban life as the Batista government falls and a Marxist regime is installed by none other than Fidel Castro. Unable to make a go of it in his beloved country, Fico heads for New York, where he hopes he can start anew. Dustin Hoffman and Bill Murray co-star. Cast: Andy Garcia, Dustin Hoffman, Tomas Milian, Bill Murray. --R--  For violence.
Lost in Translation (2003)  Set in Tokyo, this subtle, nuanced film played Bill Murray against type and earned director Sofia Coppola an Original Screenplay Oscar. Two lost souls -- the young, neglected wife (Scarlett Johansson) of a photographer and a washed-up movie star (Murray, in an Oscar-nominated performance) shooting a TV commercial -- find an odd solace and pensive freedom to be real in each other's company and away from their lives in America.  Cast:  Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson, Anna Faris, Giovanni Ribisi, Fumihiro Hayashi, Catherine Lambert. -- R -- For some sexual content.
Love Actually (2003)  An ensemble comedy that tells 10 separate (but intertwining) London love stories, leading to a big climax on Christmas Eve. One of the threads follows the brand-new, unmarried Prime Minister (Hugh Grant) of the United Kingdom, who, on his first day in 10 Downing Street, falls in love with the girl (Martine McCutcheon) who brings him his tea. Denise Richards, Alan Rickman, Keira Knightley and Rowan Atkinson co-star. Cast: Hugh Grant, Liam Neeson, Colin Firth, Laura Linney, Billy Bob Thornton.  --R-- For sexuality, nudity and language.
Lovely & Amazing (2002)  Four spirited -- and incredibly quirky -- women tackle everything from relationships to careers in this captivating indie drama. Brenda Blethyn is an insecure mother who passed along bits of her neuroses to each of her three very different daughters: Michelle (Catherine Keener), an ex-homecoming queen in a loveless marriage; Elizabeth (Emily Mortimer), an apprehensive actress; and the adopted and precocious 8-year-old Annie (Raven Goodwin). Cast: Catherine Keener, Brenda Blethyn, Emily Mortimer, Raven Goodwin --R-- For language and nudity.
Lucky Number Slevin (2006)  An identity mix-up places an innocent man in the middle of a mob war in this noir crime thriller. While checking out his missing friend Nick's apartment, Slevin (Josh Hartnett) is mistaken for Nick by thugs. Just how much trouble is Nick really in? Slevin finds out when he's forced to participate in a high-profile murder for a powerful crime boss. The top-notch cast includes Lucy Liu, Morgan Freeman, Ben Kingsley and Bruce Willis. Cast: Josh Hartnett, Morgan Freeman, Ben Kingsley, Stanley Tucci, Bruce Willis, Lucy Liu  --R--  For strong violence, sexuality and language.
Lucky Ones, The 2008  Three soldiers injured in the Iraq War return to native soil, only to find that their tour of duty has taken its toll on the home front. Hoping to repair their tattered lives, Colee (Rachel McAdams), Cheaver (Tim Robbins) and T.K (Michael Peña) set off on an impromptu cross-country road trip. While Colee seeks to repay her dead boyfriend's family, Cheaver dreams of a big win in LasVegas, and T.K. tries to regain his confidence. --R-- Language and some sexual content.
Magic Mike  (2012)  Inspired by the experiences of one of its stars -- Channing Tatum -- this Steven Soderberg-helmed comedy focuses on the world of male strippers. Tatum plays a veteran stripper introducing a new dancer to the pleasures and perils of their profession.  Cast: Channing Tatum, Alex Pettyfer, Matthew McConaughey, Cody Horn, Olivia Munn, Matt Bomer, Riley Keough, Joe Manganiello, Kevin Nash, Adam Rodriguez, Gabriel Iglesias, James Martin Kelly, Caitlin Gerard.  -- R--  Pervasive sexual content, brief graphic nudity, language and some drug use.
Magnolia (1999)  From director Paul Thomas Anderson comes a mosaic of American life woven through a series of comedic and poignant vignettes. Through chance, human action, past history and divine intervention, an eclectic cast of characters (including Tom Cruise, Julianne Moore, William H. Macy and more) weaves and warps through each other's lives on a random San Fernando Valley day, building an unforgettable climax. Cast:  Tom Cruise, Julianne Moore, Jason Robards, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Luis Guzman, Philip Baker Hall, April Grace, Ricky Jay, Orlando Jones, William H. Macy, Alfred Molina, Jeremy Blackman, Michael Murphy, John C. Reilly, Melinda Dillon, Melora Walters. -- R -- For strong language, drug use, sexuality and some violence.
Man on Fire (2004)  Creasy (Denzel Washington) is a former federal agent whose outlook on life is anything but sunny. While in Mexico City, he halfheartedly takes a job protecting the child (Dakota Fanning) of a couple whose lives have been threatened. The little girl begins to grow on Creasy, and the two form a bond that revives his trampled soul. But when she's kidnapped, Creasy's fury is unstoppable as he desperately tries to save her. Tony Scott directs. Cast:  Denzel Washington, Christopher Walken, Dakota Fanning, Radha Mitchell, Mickey Rourke, Marc Anthony, Giancarlo Giannini, Rachel Ticotin. -- R -- For language and strong violence.
Man Who Wasn't There, The (2001)  Set in the summer of 1949 in a small northern California town, this film noir from the Coen brothers stars Billy Bob Thornton as Ed Crane, a barber who's dissatisfied with his life. His wife Doris's (Frances McDormand) infidelity presents him with an opportunity for blackmail that he thinks will turn his life around ... but his scheme lays bare even darker secrets that eventually lead to murder. Adam Alexi-Malle, Michael Badalucco, Katherine Borowitz and Richard Jenkins co-star. --R-- For a scene of violence.
Manchurian Candidate, The  (2004) In this remake of the 1962 political thriller, Capt. Bennett Marco (Denzel Washington) and Sgt. Raymond Shaw (Liev Schreiber) are taken captive during the first Persian Gulf War and brainwashed so that they're programmed to rebel once they return home. Ten years later, as Shaw's mother (Meryl Streep) is busy helping her son in his bid for the presidency, Marco recalls the brainwashing. Can he get to Shaw before it's too late? Cast:  Denzel Washington, Meryl Streep, Liev Schreiber, Kimberly Elise, Vera Farmiga, Jon Voight, David Keeley, Jeffrey Wright, Sakina Jaffrey, Simon McBurney, Paul Lazar, Alyson Renaldo. -- R -- For violence and some language.
Matador, The (2005)  The life of Danny Wright (Greg Kinnear), a salesman forever on the road, veers into dangerous and surreal territory when he wanders into a Mexican bar and meets a mysterious stranger, Julian (Pierce Brosnan), who's very likely a hit man. Their meeting sets off a chain of events that will change their lives forever, as Wright is suddenly thrust into a far-from-mundane existence that he takes to surprisingly well, once he gets acclimated to it. Cast: Pierce Brosnan, Dylan Baker, Hope Davis, Philip Baker Hall. --R--  For strong sexual content and language.
Match Point (2005) Tennis pro Chris (Jonathan Rhys-Meyers) gets mixed up with the darker side of high society in this suspenseful drama with a Hitchcockian flair. Chris is befriended by a wealthy family and falls for femme fatale Nola (Scarlett Johansson). But a clandestine affair involving another woman leaves Chris wondering if murder is the only way out of the tight spot he's in. Matthew Goode and Emily Mortimer co-star in director Woody Allen's thriller. Cast: Scarlett Johansson , Jonathan Rhys-Meyers, Emily Mortimer, Matthew Goode, Brian Cox, Penelope Wilton. --R--  For some sexuality.
Matrix: Reloaded, The (2003) Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne and Carrie-Anne Moss are back in the roles they made famous in the original, special-effects-studded, sci-fi crowd-pleaser The Matrix. After Zion, the last outpost still under human control, is discovered, the battle against the machines that have enslaved people in the Matrix reaches peak intensity -- and Neo (Reeves), Morpheus (Fishburne), Trinity (Moss) and the rest of the gang must soldier on. Cast: Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss, Laurence Fishburne, Hugo Weaving, Jada Pinkett Smith. --R--  For sci-fi violence and some sexuality.
Memento (2000)  Suffering short-term memory loss after a head injury, Leonard Shelby (Guy Pearce) embarks on a grim quest to find the lowlife who murdered his wife. To carry out his plan, Shelby snaps Polaroids of people and places, jotting down contextual notes on the backs of the photos to aid in his search and jog his memory. A gritty, complex thriller, Memento packs more knots than a hangman's noose. Cast:  Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano, Mark Boone Junior, Stephen Tobolowsky, Callum Keith Rennie, Thomas Lennon. -- R -- For violence, language and some drug content.
Men Who Stare at Goats, The (2009) 93 min.-- Journalist Bob Wilton (Ewan McGregor) latches onto an unbelievable story in Iraq when he meets Lyn Cassady (George Clooney), a man of mysterious origins who reveals he was a "warrior monk" trained by the U.S. Army to develop psychic powers. Jeff Bridges co-stars as Lyn's mentor, the man who dreamed up the top-secret operation. Kevin Spacey and Rebecca Mader co-star in this Grant Heslov-helmed wild spoof. --R-- Language, some drug content and brief nudity.
Merchant of Venice, The (2004)  --  William Shakespeare's incendiary drama about passion and justice amid an anti-Semitic atmosphere hits the screen again in this lush production starring Al Pacino. Lacking money to woo an heiress (Lynn Collins), smitten Bassanio (Joseph Fiennes) turns to his merchant friend, Antonio (Jeremy Irons), whose cash is tied up. But he secures a loan from Shylock (Pacino) on condition that if Antonio defaults, he'll pay with a pound of flesh -- literally.  --  Starring: Al Pacino, Jeremy Irons, More  --  R -- For some nudity.
Mighty Heart, A  2007  While in Pakistan researching a story on shoe bomber Richard Reid in 2002, Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl (Dan Futterman) is suddenly kidnapped, prompting his pregnant wife, Mariane ( ), to launch a desperate search to find him. Versatile director Michael Winterbottom directs this poignant adaptation of Mariane Pearl's real-life memoir, which documents her struggle to rise above the bitterness and hatred around her. --R-- Language
Minus Man, The (1999) While tooling along the Pacific Coast, drifter Vann Siegert (Owen Wilson) rolls into a quaint little town, where middle-aged couple Doug and Jane Durwin (Brian Cox and Mercedes Ruehl, respectively) take him in as a boarder. Vann lands a job at the post office, and his amiable demeanor wins over the townsfolk in short order. Little do they suspect the homicidal intentions hiding behind Vann's all-American looks and magnetic charm. …Cast: Owen Wilson, Brian Cox, Mercedes Ruehl, Janeane Garofalo, Dwight Yoakam, Dennis Haysbert --R-- For language and a scene of drug use.
Monster (2003) Aileen Wuornos (Charlize Theron, in an Oscar-winning performance) faced difficult odds early in life, abusing drugs and becoming a prostitute (and pregnant) by the age of 13. Wuornos moved from Michigan to Florida where she continued to ply her "trade," specializing in a clientele consisting mainly of truck drivers. It was during that time that she began murdering any "John" who tried to rape her. Christina Ricci co-stars in this true story. Cast: Charlize Theron, Christina Ricci, Bruce Dern, Scott Wilson. --R--  For strong violence and sexual content, and for pervasive language. 
Monster's Ball (2001)   Death row in the Louisiana State Penitentiary is the hothouse backdrop for this hard-hitting drama about racist prison guard Billy Bob Thornton, who falls in love with the wife (Best Actress Oscar winner Halle Berry) of a condemned man he helped execute. Peter Boyle plays Thornton's hopelessly bigoted father, and rapper Sean "Puffy" Combs astonishes as Berry's ill-fated, "dead man walking" husband. Cast:  Billy Bob Thornton, Halle Berry, Heath Ledger, Peter Boyle, Sean "Puffy" Combs. -- R -- For strong sexual content, language and violence
Motorcycle Diaries, The (2004)  -- Spanish or French -- This film tells the incredible true story of a 23-year-old medical student from Argentina, Che Guevara (yes, that Che, played here by Gael Garcia Bernal), who motorcycled across South America with his friend Alberto Granado (Rodrigo de la Serna) in 1951-52. The trek became a personal odyssey that ultimately crystallized the young man's budding. --R-- For language.
Mr. Brooks (2007) Kevin Costner stars in this psychological thriller chronicling the downward spiral of a man (Costner) at war with his own alter ego (William Hurt). Demi Moore co-stars as a sharp-witted police detective whose passion for her job attracts the attention -- and respect -- of the very serial killer she's tracking. The film was penned and helmed by talented writer-director team Bruce A. Evans and Raynold Gideon (Stand by Me). --R-- For strong bloody violence, some graphic sexual content, nudity and language. 
Mrs. Henderson Presents (2005)  Having already cultivated an offbeat reputation among high society in 1930s London, Laura Henderson (Judi Dench) embarks on her newest adventure: the transformation of an old movie theater into the Windmill, a space that will host, of all things, a nude musical revue. Members of her social circle don't quite know what to make of Mrs. Henderson's controversial enterprise, a shocking venture that has everyone up in arms. Cast: Judi Dench, Bob Hoskins, Will Young, Kelly Reilly. --R-- For nudity, language.
Murder By Numbers 2002 Tenacious homicide detective Cassie Mayweather (Sandra Bullock) and her still-green partner (Ben Chaplin) are working a murder case, attempting to profile two malevolently brilliant young men (Ryan Gosling and Michael Pitt): cold, calculating killers whose dark secrets might explain their crimes. Chris Penn co-stars in this psychological suspense-thriller from director Barbet Schroeder that tracks Mayweather's attempts to win the battle of wits. --R-- Violence, language, a sex scene and brief drug use.
Nine Lives (2005) This series of intimate vignettes from writer-director Rodrigo Garcia (Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her) peers into the private lives of nine women, each with a different destiny. A star-studded ensemble cast includes Kathy Baker, Amy Brenneman, Glenn Close, Dakota Fanning, Lisa Gay Hamilton, Holly Hunter, Mary Kay Place, Sissy Spacek and Robin Wright Penn -- with Joe Mantegna and Aidan Quinn providing the testosterone. Cast: Dakota Fanning, Kathy Baker, Amy Brenneman, Glenn Close, Lisa Gay Hamilton, William Fichtner, Holly Hunter, Mary Kay Place, Sissy Spacek --R--  For language, brief sexual content and some disturbing images.
Ninth Gate, The (1999) An all-expenses-paid international search for a rare copy of The Nine Gates of the Shadow Kingdom brings an unscrupulous book dealer (Johnny Depp) deep into a world of murder, double-dealing and satanic worship. Director Roman Polanski (Rosemary's Baby) creates a richly textured gothic mystery where the hunter becomes the hunted and the devil must be paid his due.  Cast: Johnny Depp,   Lena Olin, Frank Langella, Emmanuelle Seigner. - R - For some violence and sexuality. 
No Country for Old Men (2007)  A hunter (Josh Brolin) stumbles upon a dead body, $2 million and a stash of heroin in the woods. He absconds with the cash, but brutal thief Anton Chigurh (Javier Bardem) comes looking for it, with a local sheriff (Tommy Lee Jones) on his trail. The roles of hunter and prey blur as the violent pursuits of money and justice collide. Joel and Ethan Coen direct this dark morality tale, which won four Oscars in 2008, including Best Picture. --R--  For for strong graphic violence and some language.
No Good Deed (2002) The House on Turk Street - In this film based on a Dashiell Hammett story, Samuel L. Jackson is Jack, a cop who, while chasing down a runaway, stumbles upon a mob robbing a bank and is abducted by the criminals. They keep Jack at a hideaway with only the ringleader's girlfriend, Erin (Milla Jovovich), to keep watch. Soon, the two begin to play on each other's weaknesses, trying to figure out who's manipulating whom, and later make a connection that trumps all others. Co-Staring - Stellan Skarsgard, Doug Hutchison, Grace Zabriskie, Joss Ackland --R--
North Country (2005)  Based on an inspiring real-life event that took place in the 1970s, North Country stars Charlize Theron in another low-glamour but high-impact role as Josey Aimes, one of only a handful of women working in the Minnesota iron mines. Forced to labor under sexist conditions, she and her female colleagues decide to stand up against the unrelenting harassment from their male counterparts. Frances McDormand, Sissy Spacek and Woody Harrelson co-star. Cast: Charlize Theron, Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, Sissy Spacek. --R-- For sequences involving sexual harassment including violence and dialogue, and for language 
Notorious Bettie Page, The (2006) Although she longed to be an actress, an unassuming girl from Nashville, Tenn., would ultimately become the nation's first bona fide bondage queen. Provocative filmmaker Mary Harron delivers an intimate biopic about 1950s pinup girl Bettie Page (Gretchen Mol), who whetted many a male appetite with her raven locks and sadomasochistic poses before becoming the target of a U.S. Senate investigation and converting to Christianity.  Cast: Gretchen Mol, Lili Taylor, Jonathan M. Woodward, David Strathairn.  --R-- For nudity, sexual content and some language
Novocaine (2001) Frank Sangster (Steve Martin) is a straight-laced dentist who wants only to do a good day's work alongside his hygienist and fiance, Jean (Laura Dern). But when he finds his chair occupied one day by the pleading eyes and yearning body of Susan Ivey (Helena Bonham Carter), Frank's tidy, prosperous life becomes a comic quagmire of illicit sex, illegal drugs and inexplicable murder. A brilliantly offbeat, bitingly comedic gem! --R--
Nurse Betty (2000)   In director Neil LaBute's Cannes award-winning black comedy, Kansas waitress Betty Sizemore (Renee Zellweger) falls hard for soap opera star George McCord (Greg Kinnear) -- and follows that obsession after her husband is killed in front of her by hit men Charlie (Morgan Freeman) and Wesley (Chris Rock). In a delusional daze, Betty heads to Los Angeles to be with the soap star -- unaware of the drug cache in her car or the men following her. Cast:  Morgan Freeman, Renee Zellweger, Chris Rock, Greg Kinnear, Aaron Eckhart, Crispin Glover, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Allison Janney, Tia Texada. -- R --
Olympus Has Fallen  (2013)  Director Antoine Fuqua's action thriller stars Gerard Butler as a disgraced Secret Service agent who must come to the rescue when Korean terrorists descend on the White House and take the president hostage.  Cast: Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Finley Jacobsen, Dylan McDermott, Rick Yune, Morgan Freeman, Angela Bassett, Melissa Leo, Radha Mitchell, Ashley Judd, Robert Forster, Cole Hauser.  --R--  
On the Beach (2000)  After a nuclear explosion destroys most of the world's population, Australia is the only safe haven. But while one Aussie scientist (Bryan Brown) warns that a giant wave of radiation is fast approaching with only two months until the mass hits land, one of his rivals disagrees. Now, an American captain (Armand Assante) must lead a mission to find out which hypothesis is correct before it's too late to relocate the blast's survivors. Cast: Armand Assante, Rachel Ward, Bryan Brown, Jacqueline McKenzie.  Not Rated 
Once Upon a Time in the Midlands (2002)  When her husband Jimmy left her, Shirley thought he was better off dead. She manages to raise their daughter, Marlene, and falls in love with the quiet but loyal Dek, who's a far cry from the charming and irresponsible Jimmy. When Dek proposes to Shirley on national television, Jimmy's watching and decides it's time to seek Shirley out once again. But rekindling their love is far from easy, especially when Dek decides to put up a fight.  --  Starring: Robert Carlyle, Rhys Ifans, More.  -- R -- For language
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)  The first movie since It Happened One Night to win all five major Academy Awards (picture, director, actor, actress, screenplay), Cuckoo's Nest still has the ability to entertain and inspire. Implacable rabble-rouser Randle Patrick McMurphy (Jack Nicholson) is committed to an asylum and inspires his fellow patients to rebel against the authoritarian rule of head nurse Mildred Ratched (Louise Fletcher).  Cast: Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, William Redfield, Michael Berryman, Peter Brocco, Scatman Crothers, Danny DeVito. --R--
One Hour Photo (2002)   Robin Williams lets his darker side out to play in this taut psychological thriller about Sy Parrish (Williams), an unbalanced photo clerk who becomes obsessed with a picture-perfect suburban family. Sy has watched Nina (Connie Nielsen) and Will Yorkin (Michael Vartan) celebrate happy occasions through their snapshots for years; when the flawless façade he's created for himself starts to crumble, he takes matters into his own hands. Cast:  Robin Williams, Michael Vartan, Connie Nielsen, Gary Cole, Eriq La Salle, Erin Daniels, Dylan Smith, Paul H. Kim. -- R -- For sexual content and language.
One Night at McCool's (2001)  Trampy femme fatale Jewel (Liv Tyler) nonchalantly wraps the men in her life around her little finger as though they were rubber bands. They are, in turn: a horny bartender (Matt Dillon), an arrogant lawyer (Paul Reiser) and a guilt-ridden detective (John Goodman). They're mesmerized by Jewel's wiles … but all the frustrated, happy homemaker wants out of the deal is a house! Cast:  Liv Tyler, Matt Dillon, John Goodman, Paul Reiser, Michael Douglas, Andrew Dice Clay, Reba McEntire, Leo Rossi, Eric Schaeffer. -- R --
Open Range (2003)  Kevin Costner directs and stars in this Western drama about four free-grazing ranchers -- Boss Spearman (Robert Duvall), Charley Waite (Kevin Costner), Mose Harrison (Abraham Benrubi) and Button (Diego Luna) -- whose cattle meander close to a small town ruled by a greedy sheriff and his cronies. Forced to defend their way of life, the cowboys take on the corrupt leaders, while Charley, a loner, is surprised by a newfound love (Annette Bening). Cast: Kevin Costner, Robert Duvall, Annette Bening, Michael Gambon --R-- For violence 
Open Water (2004)  It's Jaws meets The Blair Witch Project when a vacationing couple on a scuba diving expedition accidentally gets left behind and must fend for themselves in shark-infested waters. Directed by Chris Kentis, the movie features unknown actors and was filmed on a shoestring budget, sans camera tricks or mechanical man-eaters. The circling sharks you see are … real!  Cast:  Blanchard Ryan, Daniel Travis, Saul Stein, Estelle Lau. -- R  --For for language and some nudity.
Open Water 2: Adrift  (2006)  Old high school friends set sail on a yacht for a party cruise weekend that turns into their worst nightmare in this thriller based on true events. Forgetting to let down the ladder, the groups decides to go for a dip in the ocean. Realizing their mistake, panic sets in and the clock starts ticking. To make matters worse, Amy (Susan May Pratt) suffers from aquaphobia and her baby is still onboard. Eric Dane and Cameron Richardson co-star. Cast: Susan May Pratt, Richard Speight Jr., Niklaus Lange, Ali Hillis, Cameron Richardson, Eric Dane --R-- Language, some violence and nudity.
Original Sin (2001)  Rich Cuban landowner Luis Vargas (Antonio Banderas) sends away -- c.o.d. -- for a plain-Jane bride from the United States named Julia Russell (Angelina Jolie). But when she arrives and turns out to be stunningly beautiful, Vargas is putty in her hands. Not a good thing, since Jolie turns out to be a con artist of the first order who leaves her new husband holding the bag. --R-- For strong sexual content and some violence.
Other Man, The (2008) Over dinner, Peter's (Liam Neeson) wife, Lisa (Laura Linney), essentially reveals that she's been cheating on him -- and then disappears the following day. Obsessed with learning the details, Peter tracks down Ralph (Antonio Banderas), Lisa's lover. Believing Ralph doesn't know who he is, Peter plays little games with him in an effort to quell his own despair. Master of human insight Richard Eyre (Notes on a Scandal) crafts this compelling drama.  --R--  For some sexuality/nudity and language. 
Out of Sight (1998) Florida bank robber Jack Foley (George Clooney) plays a genteel game of cat-and-mouse with Karen Sisco (Jennifer Lopez), the stunning federal marshal he meets in the trunk of a getaway car. Director Steven Soderbergh (Traffic) displays his trademark nonlinear storytelling in a film that received Oscar nominations for both its crack editing (Anne V. Coates) and its brilliant adaptation (Scott Frank) of Elmore Leonard's novel. --R--  For language and some strong violence.
Owning Mahowny (2003)  Quiet and unassuming Dan Mahowny (Philip Seymour Hoffman), an assistant bank manager with a penchant for gambling and a talent for embezzling, may seem the unlikeliest of men to rise up against two of the most powerful financial institutions around: the bank and the casino. But that he does … to some degree of success. This crime thriller also stars Minnie Driver and John Hurt.  Cast:  Philip Seymour Hoffman, Minnie Driver, Maury Chaykin, John Hurt, Sonja Smits, Ian Tracey, Roger Dunn, Jason Blicker, Chris Collins. -- R -- For language and some sexuality
Pain & Gain  (2013)  Michael Bay's comedic action flick tells the true story of Daniel Lugo and Adrian Doorbal, two Miami muscle heads who become major-league criminals. Known as the Sun Gym Gang, the pair's lust for money leads them to kidnapping, extortion and murder.  Cast:  Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson, Anthony Mackie, Tony Shalhoub, Ed Harris, Rob Corddry, Bar Paly, Rebel Wilson, Ken Jeong.  --R--  Bloody violence, crude sexual content, nudity, language throughout and drug use.
Pandorum  (2009) Upon rousing themselves from hyper-sleep, Payton (Dennis Quaid) and Bower (Ben Foster), a pair of crewmen assigned to work on a spacecraft, discover startling gaps in their collective memory -- including who they are and what, exactly, their mission was in the first place. The plot thickens when they realize they're not the only ones on board the ship. Cam Gigandet co-stars in this gripping sci-fi thriller. --R--  For strong horror violence and language.
Panic Room (2002) This claustrophobic thriller centers on a divorcee (Jodie Foster) and her daughter (Kristen Stewart) who play a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with three burglars in their New York City brownstone. Retreating to the vaultlike safety of the aptly named panic room, the embattled duo must keep one step ahead of Forest Whitaker and his cohorts as they try to penetrate its security. Cast:  Jodie Foster, Kristen Stewart, Forest Whitaker, Jared Leto, Dwight Yoakam, Patrick Bauchau, Ian Buchanan, Ann Magnuson, Andrew Kevin Walker. -- R -- For violence and language
Pan's Labyrinth (2006) El Laberinto del Fauno  In this fairy tale for adults, 10-year-old Ofelia (Ivana Baquero) stumbles on a decaying labyrinth guarded by Pan (Doug Jones), an ancient satyr who claims to know her destiny. With a new home, a new stepfather (Sergi Lopez) -- a Fascist officer in the pro-Franco army -- and a new sibling on the way, nothing is familiar to Ofelia in this multiple Oscar-winning tale set in 1944 Spain from director Guillermo del Toro. --R-- For graphic violence and some language.
Paranormal Activity  (2007)  When Katie and Micah fear their home may be haunted by a demonic presence, Micah sets up a video camera to document all the hair-raising action. The paranormal occurrences increase in frequency, leaving Katie determined to put an end to the terror. Cast: Katie Featherston, Micah Sloat, Mark Fredrichs, Amber Armstrong, Ashley Palmer, Randy McDowell, James Piper --R--  Language
Paranormal Activity 2  (2010)  Doors slamming shut, shadows moving across the floor -- the unexplained, terrifyingly real supernatural forces are back, and this time, Dan, Kristi, Ali, baby Hunter and dog Abby become part of the nightmare as the cameras roll. Cast: Katie Featherston, Micah Sloat, Brian Boland, Molly Ephraim, Sprague Grayden, David Bierend, Seth Ginsberg, Vivis Cortez --R-- For Some Language and Brief Violent Material.
Parker  (2013)  Parker is a thief who lives by a personal code of ethics: Don't steal from people who can't afford it, and don't hurt people who don't deserve it. But when his crew double-crosses him, Parker teams up with an unlikely partner to even the score.
Jason Statham, Jennifer Lopez, Michael Chiklis, Bobby Cannavale, Nick Nolte, Clifton Collins Jr., Patti LuPone, Emma Booth, Wendell Pierce --R-- Strong violence, language throughout and brief sexual content/nudity.
Passenger 57 (1992)  Retired antiterrorism expert Wesley Snipes books passage on a flight to a new job. Unfortunately, the plane also carries hijacker Charles Payne. Snipes must wrest control of the plane from Payne, save the passengers and serve the cocktails (not really). Keep your eyes peeled for Elizabeth Hurley as one badass babe!  Cast: Wesley Snipes, Bruce Payne, Tom Sizemore, Alex Datcher. --R--  For terrorist violence and language.
Paul  (2011)  Nick Frost and Simon Pegg star as two science-fiction freaks who, while on a quest to discover what lies at the heart of Nevada's infamous Area 51, cross paths with a wiseass alien on the run from earthly authorities. Cast:  Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Seth Rogen, Jason Bateman, Kristen Wiig, Bill Hader, Jane Lynch, Sigourney Weaver, Blythe Danner, Jeffrey Tambor --R-- Language.
Payback (1999) With friends like these, who needs enemies? That's the question bad guy Porter (Mel Gibson) is left asking after his wife (Deborah Kara Unger) and partner (Gregg Henry) steal his heist money and leave him for dead -- or so they think. Five months and an endless reservoir of bitterness later, Porter's partners and the crooked cops on his tail learn how bad payback can be. Director Brian Helgeland's action thriller is all about nasty retribution. Cast: Mel Gibson, David Paymer, Gregg Henry, Maria Bello, William Devan. --R-- 
Peace, Love & Misunderstanding  2011   Distraught over her impending divorce, conservative lawyer Diane seeks refuge with her mother, Grace, even though the two haven't spoken in years. Diane's children are thrilled with their free-spirited grandma, while Diane finds peace and romance.  Cast: Jane Fonda, Catherine Keener, Elizabeth Olsen, Nat Wolff, Chace Crawford, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Marissa O'Donnell, Rosanna Arquette, Kyle MacLachla.  --R--  Drug content and some sexual references.
Perfect Stranger  (2007)  This thriller directed by James Foley stars Halle Berry as Ro, a woman who risks her life to discover the identity of a stranger lurking on the Internet who might hold the answers to her friend's murder.  As Ro digs deeper, she discovers a murky world of online deception peopled by the likes of Harrison Hill (Bruce Willis), a mysterious figure who could either be a friend or a foe. Giovanni Ribisi, Leigh Spofford and Jason Antoon also star.  --R-- Sexual content, nudity, some disturbing violent images and language.
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer  2006 Born with an acute sense of smell, Jean-Baptiste Grenouille (Ben Whishaw) resorts to dark deeds in creating a perfume that captures the essence of a woman in this 18th-century thriller based on Patrick Süskind's best-selling novel. The disturbing intensity mounts as Baroque-born Grenouille's obsession to create the ultimate scent moves from innovation to murderous aberration. Alan Rickman and Dustin Hoffman co-star. --R-- Aberrant behavior involving nudity, violence, sexuality, and disturbing images.
Peyton Place (1957) The grand dame of soap operas started as a titillating movie about what really went on behind closed doors (lust, infidelity, rape and lies) in a small -- seemingly proper -- New England town. Starring Lana Turner, Arthur Kennedy, Hope Lange and Russ Tamblyn, Peyton Place was nominated for nine Oscars and spawned the daytime 1960s television series that made stars of Ryan O'Neal and Mia Farrow. Cast: Lana Turner, Lee Philips, Lloyd Nolan, Arthur Kennedy. --NR-- Sexual content.
Pianist, The  (2002)   Famed Polish concert pianist Wladyslaw Szpilman (Adrien Brody, who won an Oscar for the role) struggles to survive the onslaught of Nazi tyranny during World War II in this autobiographical film. Already lauded at the time for his talents as a musician, Szpilman spent those years holed up in Warsaw, subsisting on scraps of food and barely able to stay alive. Grace comes in the form of a second chance -- at music, at freedom, at life. Cast:  Adrien Brody, Emilia Fox, Michal Zebrowski, Ed Stoppard, Maureen Lipman, Frank Finlay, Jessica Kate Meyer. -- R -- For violence and brief strong language.
Planes, Trains and Automobiles (1987)  John Candy has seldom been better as Del Griffith, a recurring nightmare for Neal Page (Steve Martin), a businessman who just wants to make it home for Thanksgiving. Del is overbearing, loudmouthed and, unfortunately, headed the same direction as Neal. Will this odd couple make it home for the holidays before killing each other? It looks like even money to us. Cast: Steve Martin, John Candy, Laila Robins, Michael McKean.  --R--  
Postcards from the Edge (1990)  Carrie Fisher's scathing, hilarious and confessional novel -- about a woman (Meryl Streep) who becomes addicted to drugs while pursuing a Hollywood acting career -- makes a successful transition to the big screen. Shirley MacLaine enjoys her best role in years as Streep's self-absorbed mother, a faded movie queen who doesn't believe time has passed her by. Fisher adapted the screenplay from her best-seller. Cast: Meryl Streep, Shirley MacLaine, Dennis Quaid, Gene Hackman. --R--
Predator 2 (1990)  Ten years after a band of mercenaries first battled a vicious alien, the invisible creature from another world has returned to Earth -- and this time, it's drawn to the gang-ruled and ravaged city of Los Angeles. When it starts murdering drug dealers, detective-lieutenant Mike Harrigan (Danny Glover) and his police force set out to capture the creature, ignoring warnings from a mysterious government agent to stay away. Cast: Kevin Peter Hall, Danny Glover, Gary Busey, Ruben Blades, Maria Conchita Alonso, Bill Paxton. --R--  For strong violence and language, and for sensuality and drug content.
Pretty Woman (1990) Looking for directions to his Beverly Hills hotel, millionaire corporate raider Edward Lewis (Richard Gere) crosses paths with Hollywood hooker Vivian Ward (Julia Roberts) and hires her as his "date" for a week. Vivian gets swept into a fantasy realm of room service and boutique shopping on Rodeo Drive, and what starts as a business contract turns into much more. Can the poor prostitute and rich industrialist live happily ever after?  -- R --
Project X  (2012)  Deciding to throw a party when their parents go out of town, three high school geeks hope to lure chicks to their revelries by posting an invitation online. But after the invite goes viral, the party escalates into a frenzied free-for-all.  Cast: Thomas Mann, Oliver Cooper, Jonathan Daniel Brown, Dax Flame, Kirby Bliss Blanton, Brady Hender, Nick Nervies, Alexis Knapp, Miles Teller, Martin Klebba, Rob Evors, Brendan Miller, Rick Shapiro  --R-- Crude and sexual content throughout, nudity, drugs, drinking, pervasive language, reckless behavior and mayhem - all involving teens. 
Proposition, The (2005)  Aussie director John Hillcoat helmed this gripping, epic-scale Western set in the thick of the 1880s outback. When no-nonsense lawman Capt. Stanley (Ray Winstone) apprehends the notorious Charlie Burns (Guy Pearce) and his younger sibling, Mikey (Richard Wilson), Stanley makes Charlie an unsavory proposition: If he murders his outlaw brother, Arthur (Danny Huston), Mikey will escape the hangman's noose. Emily Watson plays Stanley's genteel wife. Cast: Tom Budge, Guy Pearce, Emily Watson, Ray Winstone, David Wenham, John Hurt --R--  For strong grisly violence, and for language.
Puccini for Beginners (2006)  This is exactly my kind of film. It is set in beautiful New York City. It stars Elizabeth Reaser (Sweet Land -- and everywhere else lately it seems), Gretchen Mol (she was in Woody Allen's Celebrity), and Justin Kirk (Angels in America). A Manhattan bisexual romantic screwball comedy; does it get any better? If you love Woody Allen, I think you will like this. It is from the great filmmaker Maria Maggenti of The Incredibly True Adventure of 2 Girls in Love fame. --R--
Pulp Fiction (1994)  Fast-food-loving hit man Vince Vega (John Travolta), his philosophical partner Jules (Samuel L. Jackson), a drug-addled gangster's moll (Uma Thurman) and a washed-up boxer (Bruce Willis) converge in this sprawling, comedic crime caper. Their adventures unfurl in three stories that ingeniously trip back and forth in time. Director and co-writer Quentin Tarantino uses whip-smart dialogue to propel the most audacious and imitated movie of the 1990s. Cast: John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson, Uma Thurman, Bruce Willis --R--  For strong graphic violence and drug use, pervasive strong language and some sexuality 
Punisher (1989)   The avenging angel of Marvel Comics fame comes to life in this action-adventure thriller. Dolph Lundgren stars as Frank Castle, a veteran cop who loses his entire family to a mafia car bomb. Only his ex-partner (Louis Gossett Jr.) believes Castle survived the blast to become The Punisher, a shadowy, invincible fighter of evil who hides out in a labyrinth of sewers and lives for one purpose: to exact brutal revenge on his mob enemies.Cast:  Dolph Lundgren, Lou Gossett Jr., Jeroen Krabbe, Kim Myori.  -- R -- Restricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.
Purge  (2013)  In a crime-ridden future when overtaxed cops let murder and other crimes rule the streets one night a year, someone's knocking at James Sandin's door. Tormented by an unknown thrill-killer, Sandin makes a desperate stand to save his wife and family.  Cast: Lena Headey, Ethan Hawke, Max Burkholder, Edwin Hodge, Adelaide Kane, Tony Oller, Rhys Wakefield, Tom Yi.  --R--  Strong disturbing violence and some language.
Pushing Tin ( 1999)  Welcome to the fast-paced, superhyped world of air traffic control! John Cusack and Billy Bob Thornton are thrill-seeking adrenaline cases who live to compete against each other -- in the control booth and the bedroom. But when Thornton flies the coop, Cusack is left without the partner who's become his tether. Angelina Jolie plays Thornton's kinky wife (they fell in love while making this movie). Cast: John Cusack, Billy Bob Thornton, Cate Blanchett, Angelina Jolie, Jake Weber. --R--
Rain Man (1988) Fast-talking yuppie Charlie Babbitt (Tom Cruise) learns the lesson of a lifetime when he meets a brother he never knew he had. Raymond Babbitt (Oscar-winner Dustin Hoffman) is an autistic savant who has spent most of his life in an institution. But when their father leaves his fortune to Raymond, Charlie takes his unusual older brother on a cross-country odyssey neither will forget. Other Oscars include Best Picture. Valeria Golino, Gerald R. Molen, Jack Murdock, Michael D. Roberts, Ralph Seymour, Lucinda Jenney and Bonnie Hunt  co-star. --R--
Rambo: First Blood  (1982)  Targeted by a small-town sheriff, former Green Beret and Vietnam vet John Rambo reaches his breaking point and launches a guerilla response. His skills overwhelm the police, who call in Rambo's old commanding officer to help defuse the situation.  Cast:  Sylvester Stallone, Richard Crenna, Brian Dennehy, Bill McKinney, Jack Starrett, Michael Talbott, Chris Mulkey, John McLiam, Alf Humphreys, David Caruso, David Crowley, Don MacKay, Bruce Greenwood.  --R--  Restricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.
Rambo 2008  When governments fail to act on behalf of captive missionaries, ex-Green Beret John James Rambo (Sylvester Stallone) sets aside his peaceful existence along the Salween River in a war-torn region of Thailand to take action. Although he's still haunted by violent memories of his time as a U.S. soldier during the Vietnam War, Rambo can hardly turn his back on the aid workers who so desperately need his help. --R-- Strong graphic bloody violence, sexual assaults, grisly images and language.
Random Hearts (1999)  Dutch Van Den Broeck's (Harrison Ford) and Kay Chandler's (Kristin Scott Thomas) spouses perish in a devastating plane crash. Using his police expertise, Dutch searches for answers, finding more in common between his wife and Kay's husband than just a plane wreck … they were lovers. Faced with death and deception, Dutch and Kay struggle to understand their spouses and emerging feelings for each other. Charles Dutton, Bonnie Hunt, Dennis Haysbert and Sydney Pollack co-star. --R-- For brief violence, sexuality and language.
Raven, The  (2012)  After discovering that a string of baffling murders seems to be inspired by the macabre short stories of Edgar Allan Poe, Baltimore cop Emmett Fields turns to the brilliant-but-boozy author to help solve the crimes.  Cast:   John Cusack, Luke Evans, Alice Eve, Brendan Gleeson, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Kevin McNally, Sam Hazeldine, John Warnaby, Jimmy Yuill, Pam Ferris, Brendan Coyle, Adrian Rawlins, Dave Legeno --R--  Bloody violence and grisly images.
Real Cancun, The (2003)  The folks behind MTV's The Real World head south to Mexico for Spring Break in this feature film twist on their successful reality show formula. This time the cameras are turned on a group of 16 college-aged strangers let loose in Cancun for a week. Expect plenty of drinking, carousing, romantic entanglements and all of the other things that keep us coming back to "reality" shows in the first place! --R-- For strong sexuality/nudity, language and partying.
Red Rock West (1993) Drifter Nicolas Cage pretends he's "Lyle from Dallas" in order to take a job offer from a bartender; too bad he didn't know beforehand that the "job" was killing the bartender's wife (Lara Flynn Boyle). Now, as the real Lyle from Dallas (Dennis Hopper) enters the scene, Cage has to try to get out of Red Rock West before one little white lie gets him killed. Cast:  Nicolas Cage, Dennis Hopper, Lara Flynn Boyle, J.T. Walsh, Timothy Carhart. -- R -- For language and violence, and for sexuality
Red Violin, The 1998  When the long-lost "red violin," a rare instrument crafted during the Italian Renaissance, shows up at a modern auction, it reveals its mysterious history -- and the lives of its previous owners -- in a series of flashbacks spanning three centuries. Samuel L. Jackson co-stars as a curious connoisseur in this acclaimed production that won an Oscar for Best Original Score and a Golden Globe nomination for Best Foreign Language Film. --R-- Some sexuality.
Ref, The (1994) Gus (Denis Leary), a burglar, is about to score on Christmas Eve by breaking into a posh home in the suburbs. His plans change when he trips up the alarm and takes the occupants hostage. Or is it the other way around? After all, his hostages include the house's owners, an endlessly bickering husband (Kevin Spacey) and wife (Judy Davis) on the verge of divorce, and Gus finds himself refereeing their blistering -- and constant -- arguments. Cast: Denis Leary, Kevin Spacey, Judy Davis, Robert J. Steinmiller Jr. --R-- For language.
Rendition 2007 Suspected of being a terrorist, Egyptian-born Anwar El-Ibrahim (Omar Metwally) "vanishes" from an international flight and is taken to a secret prison. Now, his wife, Isabella (Reese Witherspoon), desperately tries to uncover his whereabouts -- as well as his true intentions. While she looks for answers, CIA analyst Douglas Freeman (Jake Gyllenhaal) objects to the interrogation practices used on El-Ibrahim. Meryl Streep and Alan Arkin co-star. --R-- Torture/violence and language.
Reno 911!: Miami  (2007) Lt. Jim Dangle (Thomas Lennon) and the rest of the gang from the Washoe County Sheriff's Department are transported from landlocked Reno to the sunny shores of Miami in this big-screen version of Comedy Central's cop spoof. While attending a police convention at the height of spring break, the Reno cops prove their crime-fighting abilities are as sharp as ever (meaning not very!) after a biological attack occurs and they race to save the day. Cast:  Thomas Lennon, Mary Birdsong, Carlos Alazraqui, Robert Ben Garant, Kerri Kenney-Silver, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Niecy Nash, Danny DeVito, Kathryn Fiore -- R -- Language and sexual content.
Reversible Errors 2004  Arthur Raven (William H. Macy), a successful corporate lawyer with a measured and contented life, finds his world turned upside down when he's assigned to draft the final appeal of a potentially innocent death-row inmate (Glenn Plummer). Tom Selleck co-stars as detective Larry Starczek. This highly suspenseful three-hour miniseries is based on the best-selling novel by author Scott Turow. --NR--
Rich Man's Wife, The  1996  When the beautiful, young wife (Halle Berry) of a wealthy older man (Christopher McDonald) realizes that her prenuptial agreement benefits only her husband, she muses aloud about doing him in over drinks with a stranger. When hubby is killed in a botched carjacking, the grieving widow becomes the prime suspect. Plenty of twists and red herrings follow in this suspense drama with echoes of Alfred Hitchcock's Strangers On a Train. --R-- Strong violence and language.
Riding the Bullet (2004) Based on a Stephen King story, this eerie tale centers on Alan Parker (Jonathan Jackson), who fears the worst in any situation. Convinced that his girlfriend (Erika Christensen) is planning to leave him, he attempts suicide, but survives. Soon after, Alan's mother (Barbara Hershey) falls gravely ill. Forgetting his fears (and that it's Halloween), Alan hitchhikes to the hospital, only to be picked up by an otherworldly stranger (David Arquette). Cast:  Jonathan Jackson, David Arquette, Cliff Robertson, Barbara Hershey, Erika Christensen. -- R -- For violence, disturbing images, language, drug use and some nudity.
Righteous Kill  2008  Oscar winners Robert De Niro and Al Pacino drive this taut thriller as New York City detectives tasked with investigating a rash of vigilante killings that are linked to an old case, suggesting they might have put an innocent man behind bars. John Leguizamo, Carla Gugino, Brian Dennehy, Donnie Wahlberg and rapper-turned-actor 50 Cent also star in director Jon Avnet's crime drama, penned by Russel Gerwitz (Inside Man). --R-- Violence, pervasive language, some sexuality and brief drug use.
Road House (1989) Never underestimate Dalton (Patrick Swayze), a brawny bouncer and expert martial artist who also happens to hold an NYU degree in philosophy. When he's hired to police a rowdy bar in the Midwest and falls in love with Doc (Kelly Lynch), he angers her mean ex-boyfriend Wesley (Ben Gazzara), who vows to win her back. Cast: Patrick Swayze, Ben Gazzara, Kelly Lynch, Sam Elliott . --R--
Rob Roy (1995)  Set in the majestically beautiful Scottish highlands in the 1700s, this drama follows legendary swashbuckler Rob Roy (Liam Neeson), a cattle drover who takes out a loan from local nobility to help his townsmen survive. But when bad guy Archibald (Tim Roth) makes off with the money, murders Roy's best friend (Eric Stoltz) and rapes his wife (Jessica Lange), Roy goes on the run, and his flight culminates in a heart-racing sword-fight showdown. Cast: Liam Neeson, Jessica Lange, Eric Stoltz, John Hurt. --R--   For violence and sexuality.
Rock, The (1996)  In this pumped-up action thriller, ex-military-man Ed Harris turns to extortion when he captures Alcatraz prison (the Rock) and threatens to blanket San Francisco with nerve gas unless his demands are met. The feds send in a strike force led by chemical-weapons expert Nicolas Cage and Sean Connery (who broke out of Alcatraz 30 years earlier) to regain control and capture Harris. Cast:  Nicolas Cage, Sean Connery, Ed Harris, Michael Biehn, John Spencer, William Forsythe. --R-- For strong violence, language and a sex scene 
RocknRolla  (2008)  A likeable gang of thieves in London's underworld set out to nab millions when they are clued in to a mobster's real estate deal. But the boys get tangled up with a powerful crime boss, a drug-addicted rock star and two impenetrable Russian guards.  Cast: Gerard Butler, Tom Wilkinson, Thandie Newton, Mark Strong, Idris Elba, Tom Hardy, Toby Kebbell, Jeremy Piven, Ludacris, Karel Roden.  --R--  Pervasive language, violence, drug use and brief sexuality.
Rocky Horror Picture Show, The  (1975)  This notorious horror parody and cult hit -- a fast-paced potpourri of camp, sci-fi and rock 'n' roll, among other things -- tracks the exploits of naïve couple Brad and Janet after they stumble upon the lair of transvestite Dr. Frank-N-Furter.  Cast:  Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, Barry Bostwick, Richard O'Brien, Meat Loaf, Nell Campbell, Jonathan Adams, Peter Hinwood, Charles Gray, Jeremy Newson, Hilary Labow.  --R--  
Role Models  (2008)  Danny (Paul Rudd) and Wheeler (Seann William Scott) have coasted their way through jobs at an energy drink company. But when their goofing off catches up with them, they're sentenced to community service with the Sturdy Wings mentoring program. The assignment is supposed to teach them responsibility, but it just proves that they're the last people who should be taking care of kids. Elizabeth Banks co-stars in David Wain's sidesplitting comedy. --R-- Crude and sexual content, strong language and nudity.
Romeo + Juliet (1996)  The Montagues and Capulets have moved to the sweltering suburb of Verona Beach in this contemporary take on William Shakespeare's classic play. Though the film is visually modern, the bard's dialogue is intact as the feuding families' children fall desperately in love. The families nix the union, so Romeo (Leonardo DiCaprio) and Juliet (Claire Danes) wed secretly. But just as it seems there's hope of uniting the warring clans, events turn tragic. Cast:  Leonardo DiCaprio, Claire Danes, John Leguizamo, Harold Perrineau Jr., Pete Postlethwaite, Paul Sorvino, Paul Rudd, Jamie Kennedy, M. Emmet Walsh. -- R 
Rosewood (1997) When a white woman from Sumner, Florida falsely claims she was assaulted by a black stranger, a town declares war on the peaceful residents of Rosewood. An heroic ex-soldier and a shopkeeper rescue the survivors of the mob's terror. Cast:  Jon Voight, Ving Rhames, Loren Dean, Michael Rooker, Bruce McGill, Esther Rolle, Don Cheadle. -- R
Royal Tenenbaums, The (2001)  Wes Anderson's New York fairy tale about a dysfunctional family features martini-dry comedy and a superb ensemble cast. The early promise of Tenenbaum child prodigies Chas (Ben Stiller), Margo (Gwyneth Paltrow) and Richie (Luke Wilson) was short-circuited by the flaws of patriarch Royal (Gene Hackman). Despite Etheline's (Anjelica Huston) maternal influence, the Tenenbaums -- now grown -- display mere vestiges of their former potential.. -- R -- For language, sexuality/nudity and drus.  
Rules of Engagement (2000)  Sensing a crisis in Yemen, the U.S. government sends Col. Terry Childers (Samuel L. Jackson) to remove the U.S. ambassador and his family. Childers succeeds but ends up killing 80 civilians in the process. Fearing a court martial that could put him behind bars for the rest of his life, Childers looks to Col. Hayes Hodges (Tommy Lee Jones) to defend him in court. Cast: Tommy Lee Jones, Samuel L. Jackson, Guy Pearce, Bruce Greenwood, Blair Underwood --R--  For scenes of war violence, and for language.
Running Scared (2006)  Mob flunky Joey Gazelle (Paul Walker) races to find a gun before it falls into the wrong hands in director Wayne Kramer's hyperkinetic crime thriller. Tasked with disposing of the Mafia's murder weapons, the two-bit hood instead hides them in his cellar. But when a snub-nosed .38 is stolen from his cache and used to kill a Russian gangster, the stage is set for a night of mayhem through a netherworld of crackheads, pimps, hookers and dirty cops.--R--  For pervasive strong brutal violence and language, sexuality and drug content. 
Rush  (2013)  This dramatic portrayal of the intense 1970s rivalry between race drivers Niki Lauda and James Hunt captures the contrasts between the two champions. While Hunt was a charming and handsome ladies' man, Lauda was a loner with a single goal: victory.  Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Daniel Brühl, Olivia Wilde, Alexandra Maria Lara, Pierfrancesco Favino, Natalie Dormer, Christian McKay.  --R--  Sexual content, nudity, language, some disturbing images and brief drug use.
Safe House  (2012) When men bent on eliminating dangerous criminal Tobin Frost attack the safe house where the CIA has squirreled him away, young operative Matt Weston must find a way to get Frost out alive and relocate him to another, securer location.  Cast: Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds, Vera Farmiga, Brendan Gleeson, Sam Shepard, Rubén Blades, Joel Kinnaman, Nora Arnezeder, Robert Patrick, Liam Cunningham, Tanit Phoenix, Jake McLaughlin, Fares Fares.  --R-- Strong violence throughout and some language.
Saturday Night Fever (1977) Director John Badham's musical ushered in the disco craze with the character of 19-year-old Tony Manero (John Travolta). By day, Tony's a paint store clerk, but at night he's a polyester-clad stallion who rules the dance floor of a Brooklyn nightspot with his partner, Stephanie (Karen Lynn Gorney). Although the plot addresses socioeconomic themes, it's the Bee Gees soundtrack and Travolta's strutting, Oscar-nominated moves that make the movie. --R--  Barry Miller, Joseph Cali, Paul Pape, Donna Pescow co-star.
Savages  (2012)  When drug cartel leader Elena moves in on the successful pot-growing operation of entrepreneurs Ben and Chon, she kidnaps the pals' lover, O, to ensure their compliance. Instead, the two men team with a DEA agent and fight back.  Cast: Taylor Kitsch, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Blake Lively, Salma Hayek, Benicio Del Toro, John Travolta, Demián Bichir, Sandra Echeverria, Emile Hirsch, Joaquín Cosio.  --R--  Strong brutal and grisly violence, some graphic sexuality, nudity, drug use and language throughout.
Saving Private Ryan (1998)  As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger captain Tom Hanks and seven men are tasked with penetrating German-held territory and bringing the boy home. Steven Spielberg and cinematographer Janusz Kaminski paint a harrowing picture of the price of war and heroism -- one that netted them Oscars for Best Director and Best Cinematography, respectively. Cast: Tom Hanks, Tom Sizemore, Matt Damon, Edward Burns. --R--  For intense prolonged realistically graphic sequences of war violence, and for language.
Scanner Darkly, A  (2006)  Keanu Reeves shoulders another futuristic role in director Richard Linklater's sci-fi thriller based on Philip K. Dick's novel. Working as an undercover cop in a world where almost everyone is addicted to Substance D -- which produces split personalities in its users -- Fred Arctor (Reeves) sets up an elaborate sting to nab a notorious drug runner named Bob. But little does Fred know that "Bob" is … his alter ego. Cast: Keanu Reeves, Woody Harrelson, Winona Ryder, Robert Downey Jr. --R--  For drug and sexual content, language and a brief violent image 
Scary Movie 4 (2006) Poking fun at contemporary films such as The Grudge, War of the Worlds, Million Dollar Baby, The Village and Saw II, legendary comedy director David Zucker takes the successful Scary Movie franchise and stretches it even further as "the fourth and final chapter of the trilogy." (Well, at least until Scary Movie 5 comes out.) Anna Faris, Regina Hall, Simon Rex and Leslie Nielsen co-star, with appearances by Carmen Electra and rapper Chingy. Cast: Anna Faris, Conchita Campbell, Craig Bierko, Leslie Nielsen, Regina Hall, Carmen Electra, Andre Benjamin, Chris Williams, Dr. Phil McGraw,  Kevin Hart, Chingy. --Not Rated--
Score, The  (2001)  In director Frank Oz's tense and deftly acted crime drama, ready-to-retire safecracker Nick (Robert De Niro), flamboyant fence Max (Marlon Brando) and aspiring, talented -- but volatile -- thief Jackie (Edward Norton) team up to rob the Montreal Customs House. The score could put them all on easy street, but Nick is growing increasingly uncomfortable with the operation, mostly because things with Jackie don't seem quite right.  Angela Bassett, Gary Farmer and Paul Soles co-star. --R-- For language.
Sex and the City: The Movie  2008  Golden Globe winner Sarah Jessica Parker returns as everyone's favorite sex columnist, Carrie Bradshaw, with her best friends Miranda (Cynthia Nixon), Samantha (Kim Cattrall) and Charlotte (Kristin Davis) to brave the roiling romantic waters of the city that never sleeps. This big-screen continuation of the hit HBO series finds Carrie considering marriage, Miranda considering divorce, and Samantha considering monogamy. --NR--  Strong sexual content, graphic nudity and language.
Shadowboxer (2005) In this audacious thriller, a nasty crime lord (Stephen Dorff) hires Rose (Helen Mirren) and her stepson, Mikey (Cuba Gooding Jr.) -- assassin partners and longtime lovers -- to off his spouse, Vickie (Vanessa Ferlito). But Rose, suffering from cancer and on her last job, spares her mark when she discovers that Vickie is about to give birth -- forcing Mikey, Rose and their charges to flee to life in suburbia, until the past catches up with them. --R-- For strong graphic violence and sexuality, nudity, language and some drug use.
Shadows and Lies (2010)
Four years after leaving New York City for good, William Vincent (
James Franco) finds himself back in Manhattan, attempting to save the woman he loves from organized criminals following a series of unusual events. Written and directed by Jay Anania -- a professor at New York University's graduate school of film, which Franco attended at the time of filming -- this indie drama co-stars Josh Lucas, Julianne Nicholson and Martin Donovan. --R--
Shakespeare in Love (1998)    What if a penniless William Shakespeare (Joseph Fiennes) fell in love with a noblewoman (Oscar-winner Gwyneth Paltrow) while struggling to write a comedy with the unlikely title "Romeo and Ethel the Sea Pirate's Daughter?" Might the emotional turmoil inspire him to recraft the play into a tragedy with a more familiar-sounding name? You'll have to watch this multiple Oscar-winner to find out!  Cast:  Gwyneth Paltrow, Joseph Fiennes, Judi Dench, Geoffrey Rush, Colin Firth, Ben Affleck, Imelda Staunton.  -- R -- For sexuality.
Shame  (2011)  New Yorker Brandon seethes with an overwhelming sex addiction, and when his uninhibited, unstable younger sister invades his life and stays at his apartment, he struggles to control his behavior.  Cast: Michael Fassbender, Carey Mulligan, James Badge Dale, Nicole Beharie, Hannah Ware, Amy Hargreaves, Alex Manette.  -- R --  Some explicit sexual content.
Shape of Things, The (2003)  After nerdy English student and museum guard Adam (Paul Rudd) meets attractive art student Evelyn (Rachel Weisz) during one of his shifts, his life takes on an interesting new direction. As Adam's friends notice the changes in him, they begin to wonder what's behind the mysterious transformation; could it be his new girlfriend, or is it something else he's not revealing? Neil LaBute directs this satire about relationships and self-discovery. Cast: Paul Rudd, Rachel Weisz, Gretchen Mol, Fred Weller.
Shawshank Redemption (1994)  Upstanding banker Andy Dufresne (Tim Robbins) is framed for a double murder in the 1940s and begins a life sentence at the Shawshank prison, where he's befriended by an older inmate named Red (Morgan Freeman). During his long stretch in prison, Dufresne comes to be admired by the other inmates for his upstanding moral code and unquenchable sense of hope. Co-stars Gil Bellows and Bob Gunton (who's memorable as the amoral prison warden). --R--
Sherlock: Case of Evil (2002)  Meet a young, sexy Sherlock Holmes (James D'Arcy) as he begins the pursuit of devious Professor Moriarty (Vincent D'Onofrio). During the chase, Holmes and Watson (Roger Morlidge) must weave their way through a gritty urban landscape of sex, drugs and violence. A great cast, including Gabrielle Anwar, breathes new life into this classic detective tale.  --R-- For violence, drug content and some sexuality.
Sherrybaby (2006) Golden Globe-nominated Maggie Gyllenhaal stars in director Laurie Collyer's feature film debut about a young woman's struggle for normalcy. After being released from prison, Sherry Swanson (Gyllenhaal) returns to the realities of life, visiting with her parole officer, finding a job and being a mother to her 5-year-old daughter. But complications arise when Swanson learns that in her absence her brother and his wife have become surrogate parents. Cast: Maggie Gyllenhaal, Brad William Henke, Sam Bottoms, Kate Burton --R--  For strong sexuality, nudity, language and drug content 
Shining, The  (1980)  All work and no play make Jack a bloodthirsty boy. On the wagon after his alcoholism created family troubles, aspiring novelist Jack Torrance (Jack Nicholson) accepts a position as off-season custodian at an elegant but eerie hotel so he can write undisturbed. No sooner have Jack, his wife (Shelley Duvall) and son Danny settled in than the ominous hotel starts to wield its sinister power over father and son. … Cast:  Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd, Scatman Crothers. --R--
Shipping News (2001) Distraught after the disappearance of his estranged wife, Quoyle's (Kevin Spacey) long-lost aunt (Judi Dench) convinces him to move with his daughter to their ancestral home in Newfoundland. Here, where life is rough and secrets are many, Quoyle lands a job as a reporter for the local paper. Now, a past is emerging, a mystery is unfolding and life is awakening. Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by E. Annie Proulx. Cast: Kevin Spacey, Julianne Moore, Judi Dench, Cate Blanchett --R-- For Some language, sexuality and disturbing images. 
Shooter (2007) An expert marksman (Mark Wahlberg) is coaxed out of seclusion by colleagues who need his help in preventing a plot to kill the president. But he soon realizes he's been set up when he's framed for the assassination attempt. Can he elude the law long enough to bring the real culprits to justice? Danny Glover and Michael Peña (World Trade Center) co-star in this political thriller based on a novel by Stephen Hunter. --R-- For strong graphic violence and some language.
Shopgirl (2005)  Lovely but lonely Mirabelle (Claire Danes) feels purposeless selling gloves in a world where they're hardly ever worn. But her sad-sack days are soon enlivened by Ray (Steve Martin), a rich suitor who showers her with sex and attention. Mirabelle soaks it all up but yearns for more commitment, which Ray can't give. So when she meets the penniless but sincere Jeremy (Jason Schwartzman), she wonders if it's time to give up one man for the other. Cast: Steve Martin, Claire Danes, Jason Schwartzman, Bridgette Wilson-Sampras. --R--  For some sexual content and brief language.
Sideways (2004)  Two men go on an excursion and end up inducing midlife crises in this comedy-drama that won six Independent Spirit Awards, including Best Feature and Best Director. Pinot Noir lover Miles (Paul Giamatti) convinces friend Jack (Thomas Haden Church) to enjoy his last days of bachelorhood with a wine country road trip. The pair get involved with two women (Sandra Oh and Virginia Madsen) and inevitably come face to face with their past and present. Cast:  Paul Giamatti, Thomas Haden Church, Virginia Madsen, Sandra Oh, Marylouise Burke, Jessica Hecht, Missy Doty. -- R -- For language, some strong sexual content and nudity.
Siege, The (1998)  When U.S. military zealots abduct a Muslim religious leader, constitutional rights are summarily suspended, and martial law is imposed in New York as hard-line Army Gen. William Devereaux (Bruce Willis) cordons off Queens to form a detention camp. FBI agents Hub (Denzel Washington) and Haddad (Tony Shalhoub) and CIA operative Elise Kraft (Annette Bening) struggle to save the day in director Edward Zwick's action-packed thriller. Cast: Bruce Willis, Annette Bening, Tony Shalhoub, Denzel Washington, David Proval. --R--  For violence, language and brief nudity 
Silence of the Lambs, The (1991)  In this pulse-pounding adaptation of Thomas J. Harris's novel, FBI trainee Clarice Starling (Jodie Foster) ventures into a maximum-security asylum to pick the diseased brain of Hannibal Lecter (Anthony Hopkins), a psychiatrist turned homicidal cannibal. Starling needs clues to help her capture a serial killer; unfortunately, her Faustian relationship with Lecter soon leads to his escape … and now, two deranged killers are on the loose. Cast: Anthony Hopkins, Jodie Foster, Scott Glenn, Ted Levine.     --R--  
Silent Hill (2006) Determined to save her terminally ill daughter (Jodelle Ferland), Rose (Radha Mitchell) ignores the wishes of her husband and takes her to a faith healer. But her well-intentioned efforts somehow land them in an alternate reality -- the deserted town of Silent Hill -- where her daughter mysteriously disappears. Now, with only a police officer (Laurie Holden) to assist her, Rose is left to search for her child in a world of darkness and shadow. Cast: Radha Mitchell, Sean Bean, Laurie Holden, Deborah Unger. --R-- For strong horror violence and gore, disturbing images, and some language.
Silver Linings Playbook  2012  After a four-year stay in a psychiatric institution, former teacher Pat Peoples has no choice but to move back in with his mother. While he's trying in vain to reunite with his wife, Pat meets another woman fated to change his life.  Cast:  Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Jacki Weaver, Chris Tucker, Julia Stiles, John Ortiz, Shea Whigham.  - R - Language and some sexual content/nudity.
Simple Plan, A (1998) When two brothers (Bill Paxton and Billy Bob Thornton) find a body and a bundle of cash in a downed plane, they plot to hide the loot and split it later. It's a simple plan … until things go murderously awry. Director Sam Raimi's adaptation of Scott B. Smith's best-selling novel contains masterful performances and a bone-chilling sense of mounting evil.   Bridget Fonda and Gary Cole co-star. --R--
Sin City (2005)  Murder, corruption and cover-ups are all part of Sin City's daily routine in this dark film that weaves three tales from Frank Miller's graphic novels. Marv (Mickey Rourke) is a psychotic outcast who seeks vengeance for Goldie's (Jaime King) murder; Dwight (Clive Owen) kills a cop and must cover it up; and nearly retired cop Hartigan (Bruce Willis) is accused of a crime he didn't commit. Benicio Del Toro, Jessica Alba and Rosario Dawson costar. Cast:  Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke, Jessica Alba, Clive Owen, Maria Bello, Nick Stahl, Powers Boothe, Rutger Hauer, Elijah Wood, Josh Hartnett, Rosario Dawson, Benicio Del Toro, Jaime King.           -- R --  For sustained strong stylized violence, nudity and sexual content including dialogue.
Sisters, The (2005)  Based loosely on Anton Chekhov's play "The Three Sisters," this astute drama explores the nuances of family relationships. At a birthday party, three maladjusted sisters (Maria Bello, Mary Stuart Masterson and Erika Christensen), their brother (Alessandro Nivola) and assorted friends discuss their lives, maliciously chipping away at one another's facades. Chris O'Donnell, Eric McCormack, Elizabeth Banks and Rip Torn provide solid support.  Cast: Maria Bello, Mary Stuart Masterson, Erika Christensen,  Eric McCormack. --R--  For language and some sexual content.
Six Degrees of Separation  (1993)  Engaging young con artist Paul appears one day on the doorstep of the Kittredge family. Professing to be a friend of the affluent couple's son, Paul spins a tale of celebrity and despair that deeply affects the pair and their socialite friends.  Cast: Stockard Channing, Will Smith, Donald Sutherland, Ian McKellen, Mary Beth Hurt, Bruce Davison, Richard Masur, Anthony Michael Hall, Heather Graham, Eric Thal, Anthony Rapp, Oz Perkins, Catherine Kellner, J.J. Abrams.  --R--  Language and some sexuality.
Sleepy Hollow  1999  New York detective Ichabod Crane (Johnny Depp) is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate a series of mysterious deaths in which the victims are found beheaded. But the locals believe the culprit to be none other than the ghost of the legendary Headless Horseman. Christina Ricci, Miranda Richardson and Michael Gambon co-star in Tim Burton's big-screen adaptation of Washington Irving's timeless tale of murder and intrigue. --R-- Graphic horror violence and gore, and for a scene of sexuality.
Slight Case of Murder, A 1999  Fearing he'll become a suspect in the accidental demise of his lover, morally challenged movie critic Terry Thorpe (William H. Macy) weaves a web of duplicity in this comic neonoir tale. Before you can say "blackmail," shifty private eye John Edgerson (James Cromwell) puts the squeeze on Thorpe while investigating cop Fred Stapelli (Adam Arkin) lets his showbiz aspirations cloud his judgment. Felicity Huffman plays Macy's suspicious steady. --NR--
Slipstream (2007)  Written and directed by Oscar winner Anthony Hopkins, this surreal fantasy reveals the interior world of writer Felix Bonhoeffer (Hopkins). As he works on his latest mystery screenplay, the characters in his head and those in his real life begin to overlap. Part drama, part comedy and part Hollywood satire, the film boasts a superb cast, including Gena Rowlands, Christian Slater, Michael Clarke Duncan, S. Epatha Merkerson and John Turturro.  --R-- For language and some violent images.
Slither (2006) With housecats turning into hellcats and townsfolk morphing into zombies, strange things are happening in the small burg of Wheelsy. Now, it's up to Sheriff Bill Pardy (Nathan Fillion) and the concerned wife (Elizabeth Banks) of one of the town's richest citizens to keep their wits about them as they uncover the dark forces at work. James Gunn writes and directs this creepy horror tale, his first project since the sleeper hit Dawn of the Dead. Cast: Nathan Fillion, Elizabeth Banks, Michael Rooker, Gregg Henry. --R--  For strong horror violence and gore, and language.
Slumdog Millionaire  (2008)  After coming within one question of winning a fortune on a game show, an uneducated young "slumdog" is accused of cheating and arrested. While in custody, he accounts for knowing all the answers by reflecting on his hardscrabble life.  Cast:  Dev Patel, Freida Pinto, Madhur Mittal, Anil Kapoor, Irrfan Khan, Ankur Vikal, Saurabh Shukla, Mahesh Manjrekar, Sanchita Couhdary, Himanshu Tyagi.  --R--  Some violence, disturbing images and language.
Smokin' Aces 2006  After a sleazy Las Vegas magician (Jeremy Piven) agrees to testify against the mob, he embarks on one last hurrah in Lake Tahoe before entering protective custody. But can just one FBI agent (Ryan Reynolds) keep him safe from a slew of would-be assassins? Andy Garcia, Ray Liotta, Ben Affleck, Jason Bateman and Alicia Keys co-star in this raucous cavalcade of con men, bad guys and bounty hunters. --R-- Strong bloody violence, pervasive language, some nudity and drug use.
Snakes on a Plane (2006)  FBI agents Neville Flynn (Samuel L. Jackson) and Sean Jones (Nathan Phillips) are tasked with escorting a witness, ex-mobster John Saunders (Mark Houghton), to a high-profile trial and to keep him safe from those who would do him harm. As the film's title suggests, however, an onboard assassin determined to rid the G-men of their precious cargo unleashes a crate full of venomous snakes in this taut airborne thriller. Cast: Samuel L. Jackson, Byron Lawson, Flex Alexander, Rachel Blanchard --R-- For language, a scene of sexuality and drug use, and intense sequences of terror and violence 
Snatch (2000) Director Guy Ritchie returns to London's mean streets, rife again with characters such as Bullet Tooth Tony (Vinnie Jones) and Franky Four Fingers (Benicio Del Toro). Several interlocking plots revolve around a scramble for a stolen 86-karat diamond, an attempt to fix a boxing match and … pigs. Brad Pitt is a standout as a bare-knuckles fighter who speaks a gypsy dialect nobody understands. Cast: Benicio Del Toro, Dennis Farina, Vinnie Jones, Brad Pitt. --R--  For strong violence, language and some nudity
Soldier (1998)  Director Paul W.S. Anderson's trippy, futuristic sci-fi film follows a cadre of men, born and bred to be shock troops in battle, who are made obsolete by a new race of genetically engineered soldier. Sgt. Todd (Kurt Russell) is one of the rejects left for dead on a junkyard planet. There, he slowly rediscovers his humanity while helping a community of human castaways battle the new breed of soldier threatening to wipe them out. Cast:  Kurt Russell, Gary Busey, Jason Scott Lee, Michael Chiklis,,Connie Nelsen. --R--
Something About Mary, There's 1998  The Farrelly brothers nail the laughs in this hugely popular comedy about a hugely popular girl. Mary (Cameron Diaz) is the ideal girlfriend of every guy she meets, especially frustrated high school suitor Ted (Ben Stiller). But he's got plenty of competition from Matt Dillon and other unexpected rivals. This special edition includes the original theatrical version and a new extended version with extra footage. --R-- Strong comic sexual content and language.
Sophie's Choice (1982) Aspiring author Stingo (Peter MacNicol) shares a Brooklyn boarding house with winsome Polish émigré Sophie (Meryl Streep) and her mercurial lover, Nathan (Kevin Kline) -- a union unsettled by Nathan's violent behavior and Sophie's disturbing recollections of her wartime experience. Stingo discovers that Sophie is a fraud, though, when her accounts of her stint at a Nazi concentration camp unravel, laying bare the real source of her torment. Cast: Peter MacNicol, Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline --R-- 
South of Heaven, West of Hell (2000) Valentine Casey (Dwight Yoakam) is the steadfast marshal of a small town in Arizona -- until his adoptive family of rough outlaws rides in and commits a bloody robbery. One year after the crime, he's making a new start in another town and trying to woo the beautiful Adalyne (Bridget Fonda). But it doesn't take long for his past to catch up with him. Yoakam also serves as screenwriter, director and composer in this quirky black comedy.  Vince Vaughn and Billy Bob Thornton co-star. --R-- For strong violence, language and some sexuality.
Spartan (2004)    U.S. government secret agent Scott (Val Kilmer) likes doing things his own way. And that's a good thing, because when he's assigned the task of rescuing the kidnapped daughter (Kristen Bell) of the president, he discovers a larger, more insidious plot that originates within the White House itself -- and it's up to him to get to the bottom of it. William H. Macy co-stars in this twisty thriller written and directed by David Mamet. Cast:  Val Kilmer, Derek Luke, William H. Macy, Kristen Bell, Johnny Messner, Tia Texada, Aaron Stanford, Rebecca Pidgeon. -- R -- For violence and language.
Squid and the Whale, The  (2005)  Jeff Daniels makes for a haunting Brooklyn professor who's well past his prime, and Laura Linney is his writer wife on the brink of stardom in Noah Baumbach's honest look at the disintegration of a marriage. With their lives headed for distinctly opposite directions, the two can't help but be acrimonious about their impending separation. Unfortunately, their two children are stuck in the middle of the emotional warfare.  Cast: Jeff Daniels, Laura Linney, Jesse Eisenberg, Owen Kline, Billy Baldwin. --R--  For strong sexual content, graphic dialogue and language.
Starter Wife, The (2-Disc Series) (2007) Emmy Award winner Debra Messing (TV's "Will and Grace") stars as Molly Kagan, the jilted ex-wife of a Hollywood studio head who, after her divorce, finds herself blacklisted from the life she once led. Seeking refuge in a Malibu resort, Molly works feverishly to build a new life for herself. Based on the best-seller by Gigi Levangie Grazer, this made-for-TV comedy also stars Judy Davis, in an Emmy-winning role. --R--
Stay (2005) This racy thriller bends reality about five different ways when a psychologist's (Ewan McGregor) suicidal client starts making bizarre predictions that, to everyone's mounting consternation, begin to come true. Now, the shrink must race against the clock to save everything he loves before it disappears forever. Naomi Watts, Ryan Gosling, Bob Hoskins and Janeane Garofalo co-star in this suspenseful yarn directed by Marc Forster. Cast: Ewan McGregor, Naomi Watts, Ryan Gosling, Elizabeth Reaser. --R-- For language and some disturbing images.
Step Brothers (2008)  Brennan Huff (Will Ferrell) and Dale Doback (John C. Reilly) -- two grown men still living at home -- turn into jealous, competitive stepbrothers when their single parents marry in this Judd Apatow-produced comedy. Brennan's constant competition with Dale strains his mom's (Mary Steenburgen) marriage to Dale's dad (Richard Jenkins). Will the reluctant stepsiblings ever see eye to eye? And more importantly, will they ever leave the nest? --R--  For crude and sexual content, and pervasive language. 
Stigmata (1999)    Frankie Paige (Patricia Arquette) doesn't believe in God, the Bible or religious phenomena … until her hands and feet start to bleed, showing signs of the stigmata. Alerted to Frankie's paranormal experience, the Vatican sends Rev. Andrew Kiernan (Gabriel Byrne) to investigate. Kiernan soon confronts his own crisis of faith: Should he help Frankie avoid an untimely death, or save the church from disaster? Cast:  Patricia Arquette, Gabriel Byrne, Nia Long, Rade Serbedzija. -- R -- For intense violent sequences, language and some sexuality.
Stir of Echoes (1999) Ever since Tom Witzy (Kevin Bacon) was hypnotized by his kooky sister-in-law (Illeana Douglas), he's had terrifying visions of a horrible crime. But the hallucinations give him more than the creeps when he discovers physical remnants of the nightmares in his waking hours. When Tom learns his son can also see ghosts, he must find a way out of the spell and solve the mystery that haunts him and his family. Cast: Kevin Bacon, Zachary David Cope, Kathryn Erbe, Illeana Douglas. --R--  For violence, sexuality and language.
Station Agent (2003)  When his only friend dies, a young dwarf named Finbar McBride (Peter Dinklage) relocates to an abandoned train station in rural New Jersey, intent on living the life of a hermit. But his solitude is soon interrupted by his colorful neighbors, which include a struggling artist (Patricia Clarkson) coping with the recent death of her young son and a talkative Cuban hot dog vendor (Bobby Cannavale). Cast: Peter Clarkson, Bobby Cannavale, Raven Goodwin --R--  For language and some drug content.
Story of Us, The (1999)    Mired in marital conflict, Ben (Bruce Willis) and Katie Jordan (Michelle Pfeiffer) separate for the summer to independently evaluate their 15-year union. During the separation, they reflect on how they've changed and question their marriage's strength. After looking to friends for advice and guidance, Ben and Katie soon realize that only they can decide their union's fate. Cast:  Bruce Willis, Michelle Pfeiffer, Colleen Rennison, Jake Sandvig, Casey Boersma, Tim Matheson, Rob Reiner, Julie Hagerty. -- R --For language and brief sexuality.
Stripes (1981)   Uncle Sam wants … Bill Murray? Yep. Murray stars as John Winger, an indolent sad sack who impulsively joins the Army after losing his job, car, girlfriend and apartment. For good measure, he cajoles his best friend (Harold Ramis) into enlisting, too. After making it through boot camp, the duo appropriates a state-of-the-art military vehicle for a weekend furlough, landing behind the Iron Curtain -- and into the midst of an international incident. Cast:  Bill Murray, Harold Ramis, John Candy, Sean Young, Warren Oates, P.J. Soles, John Larroquette. -- R --
Sunshine (2007) With Earth's life source -- the sun -- dying out 50 years in the future, it seems the planet's days may be numbered in this sci-fi thriller starring Cillian Murphy and Michelle Yeoh. Humanity's only hope lies with a crew of astronauts transporting a device that will revitalize the sun. But an accident, a deadly error and a distress signal from a vessel that vanished years ago leave the cosmonauts fighting for survival ... and for their sanity. Cast:  Rose Byrne, Cliff Curtis, Cillian Murphy, Michelle Yeoh, Chris Evans, Troy Garity --R--  For violent content and language.
Sweeney Todd (Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street)  (2007)  Johnny Depp reteams with director Tim Burton for this big-screen adaptation of the hit Broadway musical, earning an Oscar nod as vengeful Sweeney Todd, who becomes a deranged murderer after being falsely imprisoned by a sinister judge (Alan Rickman). To cover his tracks, Todd enlists the help of Mrs. Lovett (Helena Bonham Carter), who disposes of the victims by baking them into tasty meat pies that become the toast of London. --R--  Graphic bloody violence.
Sweetest Thing, The 2002  Club-hopping hottie Christina (Cameron Diaz) learns she must temper her voracious wooing approach when she sets her sights on baffled quarry Peter (Thomas Jane) and tracks him to his brother's wedding with her best friends (Christina Applegate and Selma Blair) in tow. But the trio meet a variety of hilarious obstacles on their journey. Roger Kumble directs this raunchy comedy co-starring Parker Posey and Jason Bateman.--UR--
Syriana (2005)  George Clooney (who gained 30 lbs. for the role) plays CIA operative Robert Baer in this first-person account of the agency's false confidence regarding what they considered to be the bright future of Middle East after the end of the Cold War. Based on the best-selling book See No Evil: The True Story of a Ground Soldier in the CIA's War on Terrorism, the movie also stars Matt Damon, Amanda Peet and Greta Scacchi. Stephen Gaghan directs. Cast: George Clooney, Michelle Monaghan, Susan Allenback, Nicholas Art, Luke Barnett, Matt Damon. --R--  For violence and language.
Taffin (1987) Pierce Brosnan plays Mark Taffin, a dashing debt collector skilled in martial arts, in this action-packed thriller. Taffin represents a group of citizens opposed to developers who are threatening to take over their Irish town. The karate master wages war against the company, fighting assassins and executives in an effort to save the little town. He soon learns, however, that his deadly opponent may be too much for just one man. Cast:  Pierce Brosnan, Alison Doody, Ray McAnally. -- R --
Taking Lives (2004) FBI profiler Illeana Scott (Angelina Jolie) is recruited to assist Montreal police in their desperate search for a serial killer who assumes the identities of his victims. Feeling like a square peg in a round hole, Illeana tries to forge a working relationship with the Canucks while racing against time before the killer can strike again. Ethan Hawke also stars as a museum employee who may be the killer's only eyewitness. Cast:  Angelina Jolie, Ethan Hawke, Kiefer Sutherland, Olivier Martinez, Gena Rowlands. -- Not Rated.
Taking of Pelham 123, The  (2009)  When a group of hijackers led by criminal mastermind Ryder (John Travolta) take the passengers aboard a New York subway train hostage and demand a king's ransom, it's up to subway dispatcher Walter Garber (Denzel Washington) to bring them down. Directed by Tony Scott (Man on Fire), this action thriller -- an update of the 1974 film from Joseph Sargent -- also stars James Gandolfini, John Turturro, Luis Guzmán and Michael Rispoli. --R--  For graphic language and violence.
Talented Mr. Ripley, The  (1999) Charming sociopath Tom Ripley (Matt Damon) maneuvers his way into the lush life of a young heir (Jude Law) vacationing in Italy in this increasingly creepy thriller from Anthony Minghella (The English Patient). Nominated for multiple Oscars and Golden Globes, the film features breathtaking cinematography and standout performances from all involved (including Gwyneth Paltrow, Cate Blanchett and Philip Seymour Hoffman). Cast:  Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law, Cate Blanchett, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jack Davenport. -- R -- For violence, language and brief nudity.
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006) Lifelong friends and national idols Ricky Bobby (Will Ferrell) and Cal Naughton Jr. (John C. Reilly) have earned their NASCAR stripes with their uncanny knack of finishing races in the first and second slots, respectively. But when rival French driver Jean Girard (Sacha Baron Cohen) coasts onto the track to challenge the duo, they'll have to floor it to retain their status as top dogs. Cast: Will Ferrell, Sacha Baron Cohen, Leslie Bibb, William Boyer --UR--
Tears of the Sun (2003)  Bruce Willis stars as Lt. A.K. Waters, a heroic Navy S.E.A.L. who defies military orders and follows his conscience in director Antoine Fuqua's epic action drama. Sent to the jungles of embattled Africa to rescue a doctor (Monica Bellucci), Waters realizes he must also save the refugees in her care -- even if it endangers him and his troops and places his military career in jeopardy. -- R -- For strong war violence, some brutality and language.
Terminator (1984) In the post-apocalyptic future, reigning tyrannical supercomputers teleport a cyborg assassin known as the "Terminator" (Arnold Schwarzenegger) back to 1984 to snuff Sarah Connor (Linda Hamilton), whose unborn son is destined to lead insurgents against 21st century mechanical hegemony. Meanwhile, the human-resistance movement dispatches a lone warrior (Michael Biehn) to safeguard Sarah. Can he stop the virtually indestructible killing machine? Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Michael Biehn, Linda Hamilton, Paul Winfield, Bill Paxton. --R--
Terminator 2: Extreme Edition (1991)  T2: Judgment Day  In this sequel to his first Terminator hit, director James Cameron delivers scene after scene of action-packed thrills. A bigger, better Terminator (Arnold Schwarzenegger) is gunning for a shape-shifting T-1000 who's out to kill John Connor (Edward Furlong, in his film debut), the son of Sarah (Linda Hamilton), the original Terminator's nemesis. This Extreme Edition of the film includes 16 minutes of unseen footage and other extras. --R-- For strong sci-fi action and violence, and for language.
Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003) T3 Just as he promised, the Terminator (Arnold Schwarzenegger) is back to aid his former nemesis, a now-adult John Connor (Nick Stahl). It's been 10 years since John saved Earth from Judgment Day, and he's now living under the radar, using no phones, credit cards or anything Skynet can trace. That is, until he encounters T-X (Kristanna Loken), a robotic assassin whose mission is to finish what T-1000 started. Co-stars Claire Danes. Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Nick Stahl, Claire Danes, Kristanna Loken. --R-- For strong sci-fi violence and action, and for language and brief nudity 
Texas Chainsaw Massacre, The  (1974)    Director Tobe Hooper's horror classic is a gruesome reminder that a movie need not be complicated to scare the daylights out of viewers. Sally (Marilyn Burns), her wheelchair-bound brother (Paul A. Partain) and their friends travel to a vandalized graveyard to see if their grandfather's remains are intact. En route, they come upon chainsaw-wielding maniac Leatherface (Gunnar Hansen), and it's a fight to the bloody death between good and evil. Cast:  Gunnar Hansen, Jim Siedow, Marilyn Burns, Edwin Neal, Paul A. Partain. -- R --
Texas Killing Fields  (2011)  While trying to crack a string of unsolved murders in small-town Texas, local homicide detective Souder and his former New York City cop partner Heigh find themselves involved in a cat-and-mouse game with the killer.  Cast: Sam Worthington, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Jessica Chastain, Chloë Grace Moretz, Jason Clarke, Annabeth Gish, Sheryl Lee, Stephen Graham.  --R--  Violence and language including some sexual references.
This Is 40  (2012) Writer-director Judd Apatow revisits Knocked Up's married couple Pete and Debbie in this sequel as the pair wrestles with parenthood, keeping romance alive and the realities of getting older. Cast: Paul Rudd, Leslie Mann, Megan Fox, Albert Brooks, Jason Segel, John Lithgow, Robert Smigel, Maude Apatow, Iris Apatow, Annie Mumolo, Charlyne Yi, Tatum O'Neal. -- R -- Sexual content, crude humor, pervasive language and some drug material.
This is Not a Love Song (2002)  After his release from prison, the thieving Heaton (Kenneth Glenaan) meets up with his friend Spike (Michael Colgan) and, with his help, navigates the backwoods where the penitentiary is located to find a way to the big city. But when a chance encounter leads the pair to a face-off with the bizarre locals, their journey becomes a flight and fight for survival. Heavy British Accents...--R--
Thomas Crown Affair, The  (1999)  This 1999 remake (the 1968 version starred Steve McQueen and Faye Dunaway) showcases debonair Pierce Brosnan as a multibillionaire art connoisseur who, for kicks, would rather steal art objects than buy them. Insurance company troubleshooter Rene Russo stalks him -- all the way to his bedroom! Brosnan and Russo's chemistry is incendiary in this snappy mix of love and larceny. --  Pierce Brosnan, Rene Russo. --  R -- For some sexuality and language.
Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada, The (2005)  Tommy Lee Jones stars in and directs this dark comedy set on the Texas-Mexico border. After accidentally killing a man, heartless border patrol officer Mike (Barry Pepper) quickly buries the body in an unmarked grave. But ranch foreman Pete Perkins (Jones) learns of his friend's death, kidnaps Mike and drags him on a harrowing journey to Mexico to bury the man in his hometown. Julio Cesar Cedillo, January Jones and Dwight Yoakam co-star. Cast: Tommy Lee Jones, Barry Pepper, Julio Cesar Cedillo, Dwight Yoakam. --R--  For language, violence and sexuality.
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy  (2011)  This gripping thriller about Cold War espionage follows an English spy as he returns to MI-6 under a cloud of suspicion. In the years since he was sacked by the agency, some suspect that he's become an operative for the Soviet Union.  Cast: Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Tom Hardy, Mark Strong, Ciarán Hinds, John Hurt, Simon McBurney, Svetlana Khodchenkova, Benedict Cumberbatch, Toby Jones, David Dencik, Kathy Burke, Stephen Graham. -- R --  Violence, some sexuality/nudity and language.
To Do List, The  (2013)  In this racy ensemble comedy, sexually inexperienced high school graduate Brandy Klark comes up with a list of erotic activities she'd like to work her way through before heading off to college in the fall.  Cast: Aubrey Plaza, Johnny Simmons, Bill Hader, Alia Shawkat, Sarah Steele, Scott Porter, Rachel Bilson, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Andy Samberg, Donald Glover.  --R--  Pervasive strong crude and sexual content including graphic dialogue, drug and alcohol use, and language - all involving teens.
Touching the Void (2003)  Mixing interviews with dramatic re-enactments of the event, this gripping docudrama retells the mountaineering trek gone awry of Simon Yates (Nicholas Aaron) and Joe Simpson (Brendan Mackey). While climbing in the Andes, Simpson falls and breaks his leg. Yates, who's tethered to him, attempts to lower him to safety but fails. He makes a pivotal decision that may or may not save both of their lives. Was he right?  Cast:  Brendan Mackey, Nicholas Aaron. -- R -- For language.
Town, The  (2010) Career bank robber Doug (Ben Affleck) and his volatile partner, Jim (Jeremy Renner), hit a roadblock when Doug falls for bank manager Claire (Rebecca Hall), whom he kidnapped during their last heist. Worse, an FBI agent (Jon Hamm) is now trailing the thieves around their Charlestown, Mass., territory. Affleck directs and co-writes this smart, intricate actioner that co-stars Blake Lively as Krista, Jim's sister and Doug's troubled former flame.  --R--  Strong violence, pervasive language, some sexuality and drug use.
Traffic (2000) In three interwoven vignettes, Traffic offers disturbing snapshots of America's drug war. Drug czar Michael Douglas sees his life turned upside down when the drug problem hits home, while Tijuana cop Benicio Del Toro tries to keep his hands clean -- and stay alive. Meanwhile, Drug Enforcement Agency operatives arrest a major dealer, forcing his wife (Catherine Zeta-Jones) to take over the family business. Cast: Michael Douglas, Benicio Del Toro, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Don Cheadle, Luis Guzman, Dennis Quaid. --R--   For pervasive drug content, strong language, violence and some sexuality. 
Transamerica (2005)  Bree (Felicity Huffman) gets the shock of her life when a week before her final sex change surgery she discovers a son she didn't know she had. After bailing him out of jail the two set out on a cross-country journey riddled with road bumps. Huffman won numerous awards (and an Oscar nomination) for her role as a man longing to be a woman. Elizabeth Pena, Burt Young, Kevin Zegers and Graham Greene co-star.  Cast: Felicity Huffman, Kevin Zegers, Fionnula Flanagan, Graham Greene. --R--  For sexuality, language, nudity, drug use.
Troy (2004)  In 1193 B.C., Prince Paris of Troy (Orlando Bloom) kidnaps legendary beauty Helen (Diane Kruger) from her husband, King Menelaus of Sparta, setting the two nations on a collision course for war. The Greeks, including Achilles (Brad Pitt), marshal their entire armada, sail to Troy and begin a decade-long siege. Eric Bana plays Hector, the leader of the Trojan forces, and Sean Bean is the wily Ulysses (of Trojan Horse fame). Positively Homeric! Cast:  Brad Pitt, Eric Bana, Orlando Bloom, Diane Kruger, Sean Bean, Brian Cox, Peter O'Toole, Brendan Gleeson, Saffron Burrows, Rose Byrne, Julie Christie, Garrett Hedlund, Vincent Regan, Adoni Maropis. -- R -- For graphic violence and some sexuality/nudity.
True Crime (1999) The alcoholism and womanizing of journalist Steve Everett (Clint Eastwood) have nearly ruined his career and marriage. When he's assigned to write a human-interest story about death-row inmate Frank Beechum (Isaiah Washington), Everett finds that the evidence in Beechum's murder conviction is shaky. With 12 hours till the execution, the reporter embarks on a quest to save the man he's convinced is innocent. James Woods and Denis Leary costar. Cast:  Clint Eastwood, James Woods, Denis Leary, Isaiah Washington, Lisa Gay Hamilton, Diane Venora. -- R --
Trust  (2010)  After curious and vulnerable teenager Annie falls into a trap set by an online sexual predator, her family begins to disintegrate, uncertain how to cope with such a devastating tragedy. Utterly consumed by rage, her father sets out for vengeance.  Cast: Clive Owen, Catherine Keener, Liana Liberato, Jason Clarke, Viola Davis, Chris Henry Coffey, Spencer Curnutt, Aislinn DeButch, Noah Emmerich.  --R--  Disturbing material involving the rape of a teen, language, sexual content and some violence.
Twisted (2004) Female cop Jessica (Ashley Judd) is more dedicated to enforcing the law than most of her colleagues, since she feels she has a lot to make up for: Seems her father moonlighted as a serial killer. Could it be that the apple doesn't fall very far from the tree? That's what Jessica thinks when she finds herself at the center of her own investigation as past lovers start dying at a breakneck pace (literally!). Cast:  Ashley Judd, Samuel L. Jackson, Andy Garcia, David Strathairn, Russell Wong. -- R -- For violence, language and sexuality.
Two for the Money (2005) Collegiate football star Brandon Lang (Matthew McConaughey) spins his uncanny prognostication skills into a new vocation when a devastating injury sidelines his promising career. Hooking up with renowned "sports consultant" Walter Abrams (Al Pacino), Brandon becomes a crafty front man for the operation -- until his Midas touch starts to evaporate. Co-star Rene Russo plays Pacino's wife in this high-stakes drama from director D.J. Caruso. Cast: Al Pacino, Matthew McConaughey, Rene Russo, Jeremy Piven, Armand Assante, Jaime King, Kevin Chapman, Ralph Garman, Gedde Watanabe, Carly Pope, Craig Veroni. -- R -- For pervasive language, a scene of sexuality and a violent act.
Ugly Truth, The  2009  Chauvinistic morning show commentator Mike Chadway (Gerard Butler) makes his perpetually single producer (Katherine Heigl) the subject of a series of romantic tests in order to prove the theories on relationships he espouses on his segment called "The Ugly Truth." But will his experiments help her find love, or is she just a hopeless case? Cheryl Hines co-stars as an unflappable anchor in this rom-com from the team behind Legally Blonde. --R-- Sexual content and language.
Ultraviolet  (2006)  When a vampirelike disease begins infecting the human population -- giving the afflicted enhanced intelligence, fantastic stamina and lightning-fast speed -- the world quickly divides into those who have it and those who don't. Believing the infected to be a menace to society, the government seeks to wipe them out. But can one woman with the disease (Milla Jovovich) help save an infected child (Cameron Bright) from cruel and unusual punishment?  Cast:  Milla Jovovich, Cameron Bright, William Fichtner, Ida Martin, Ricardo Mamood-Vega, Nick Chinlund, Sebastien Andrieu, Jennifer Caputo, David Collier -- R -- Violence and language.
Under Suspicion (2000)  A remake of a 1981 French thriller, Under Suspicion chronicles the harrowing experience of Henry Hearst (Gene Hackman), a tax lawyer vacationing in San Juan, Puerto Rico, who discovers the body of a murdered 12-year-old and promptly becomes the main suspect. Local cops Victor Benezet (Morgan Freeman) and Detective Owens (Thomas Jane) will stop at nothing to catch their man, and Hearst must convince them they're mistaken. Who's telling the truth? -- Cast:  Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman, Thomas Jane, Monica Bellucci, Nydia Caro. -- R -- For sexual content and language.
Underworld: Evolution (2006)  Working together to expose the truth about their bloodlines, vampire warrior Selene (Kate Beckinsale) and werewolf hybrid Michael (Scott Speedman) learn the backstory to the ongoing conflict between the patrician Death Dealers and the barbarous Lycans. Len Wiseman helmed this atmospheric sequel to his 2003 debut film, Underworld, with Bill Nighy reprising his role as the father of modern-day vampires. Cast: Kate Beckinsale, Scott Speedman, Bill Nighy, Shane Brolly. --R--  For pervasive strong violence and gore, some sexuality/nudity and language 
Unforgiven (1992)  Long-retired gunslinger William Munny (Clint Eastwood) reluctantly takes one last job -- and even more reluctantly accepts a boastful youth (Jaimz Woolvett) as a partner. Together, they discover how easily complicated truths are distorted into simplistic myths about the Old West. Gene Hackman (who won an Oscar) and Richard Harris stand out as old foes who have an unhappy reunion. Other Oscars include Best Picture and Director (Eastwood). . Cast:  Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman, Richard Harris, Jaimz Woolvett. -- R --For language, and violence, and for a scene of sexuality.
Untouchables, The  (1987)  G-man Eliot Ness (Kevin Costner) will stop at nothing to take down legendary gangster Al Capone (Robert De Niro) -- even if it means bending some rules and breaking some bones! Sean Connery steals the show with his Oscar-winning performance of a tough-as-nails Chicago street cop who shows Ness the ropes. Director Brian De Palma based the climactic shootout on a classic scene from the silent film Battleship Potemkin. --R--
Upside of Anger, The (2005)  Joan Allen plays Terry Wolfmeyer, a woman who's dumped by her husband (he lives the cliché and runs off with his secretary) and is left to raise her four daughters (Erika Christensen, Alicia Witt, Keri Russell and Evan Rachel Wood) alone. There could be a silver lining behind it all, however, when Terry hooks up with Denny Davies (Kevin Costner), a retired baseball player. Mike Binder directs this poignant drama. --  Starring: Joan Allen, Kevin Costner, More -- R -- For language, sexual situations, brief comic violence and some drug use.  
U Turn (1997) Bobby (Sean Penn) is a drifter on the run, but he's forced to stay put when his car breaks down. Grounded in an unfamiliar town, he meets several odd characters, including Darrell (Billy Bob Thorton), a greasy mechanic, and Jenny (Claire Danes), a teenager seeking refuge from her abusive boyfriend (Joaquin Phoenix). The plot thickens when he meets Jake (Nick Nolte), who offers Bobby a tidy sum if he'll murder his striking wife (Jennifer Lopez). --R--
V for Vendetta (2006) From the pages of David Lloyd and Alan Moore's groundbreaking graphic novel springs the enigmatic "V" (Hugo Weaving of The Matrix), a masked freedom fighter who's taken up arms against the totalitarian government in a futuristic Britain. Finding an unlikely ally in a young woman named Evey Hammond (Natalie Portman), V urges the citizenry to fight the oppression of the state. John Hurt and Stephen Rea also co-star. Cast: Natalie Portman, Hugo Weaving, Stephen Rea, John Hurt. --R--  For strong violence and some language.
Vanilla Sky (2001)  Director Cameron Crowe delivers a bizarre yet beautiful take on love, beauty and morality. Tom Cruise has it all: wealth, good looks and a gorgeous woman (Cameron Diaz). But just when he's found true love with Sofia (Penelope Cruz), Cruise's face is horribly disfigured in a car accident, and he loses everything … or does he? (Check out the original Spanish version, Open Your Eyes, also starring Cruz.)  Cast:  Tom Cruise, Penelope Cruz, Kurt Russell, Cameron Diaz, Jason Lee, Johnny Galecki, Jean Carol, W. Earl Brown, Jennifer Gimenez. -- R --For sexuality and strong language.
Very Long Engagement (2004)  Amelie's Audrey Tautou stars as Mathilde, a young Frenchwoman who vows to find out what happened to her missing fiance (Gaspard Ulliel) during World War I. He appears to have died after a court-martial, but she needs to know for sure. As she looks for the truth, she discovers unexpected things about herself and the people she meets along the way. Jean-Pierre Jeunet directs this adaptation of Sebastien Japrisot's novel. Cast: Audrey Tautou, Gaspard Ulliel, Jean-Pierre Becker, Dominique Bettenfeld --R-- For violence and sexuality.
Virtuosity (1995)  Jailed ex-cop Parker Barnes (Denzel Washington) gets a chance for redemption when he's freed to hunt down cyberspace escapee -- and virtual serial killer -- Sid 6.7 (Russell Crowe). Designed as a training tool for police, Sid possesses the traits of scores of mass murderers. As Barnes pursues his quarry, the personality of psycho Matthew Grimes -- who massacred the policeman's family -- emerges from Sid, and Barnes' quest turns into obsession. --R-- For strong futuristic violence, some brutal beatings and some language.
Wag the Dog (1997)  When the President is caught in a sex scandal less than two weeks before the election, White House spinmaster Conrad Brean (Robert De Niro) creates a phony war with the help of Hollywood producer Stanley Motss (Dustin Hoffman). From acclaimed director Barry Levinson and writers Hilary Henkin and David Mamet comes this biting look at American politics and its relationship with the media that we have all come to embrace. Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Robert De Niro, Anne Heche, Woody Harrelson, Denis Leary, Willie Nelson  --R--   For language.
Waking Up in Reno  2002  Candy (Charlize Theron) and Lonnie Earl (Billy Bob Thornton) are crazy about each other. But she's married to Roy (Patrick Swayze), and he's hitched to Darlene (Natasha Richardson). So far it's been a secret affair, but that's about to change when the quartet embarks on a cross-country road trip to a truck show in Reno. When the cat's let out of the bag, all heck breaks loose. Jordan Brady directs this irreverent comedy. --R-- Language and some sexual content..
Wanted  2008  Doormat Wesley Gibson (James McAvoy) discovers that his recently murdered father -- who Wesley never knew -- belonged to a secret guild of assassins. After a leather-clad sexpot (Angelina Jolie) drafts Wesley into the society, he hones his innate killing skills and turns avenger. Chicago is the backdrop for this hyperkinetic thriller also starring Morgan Freeman as the enigmatic figure leading the brotherhood of executioners. --R-- Strong bloody violence throughout, pervasive language and some sexuality.
War  (2007)  When his partner is killed and all clues point to a notorious assassin named Rogue, FBI agent Jack Crawford sets out for revenge. But when Rogue turns up years later to take care of unfinished business, he sparks a violent clash between rival gangs. Cast:  Jet Li, Jason Statham, John Lone, Devon Aoki, Luis Guzmán, Saul Rubinek, Ryô Ishibashi, Sung Kang, Terry Chen, Mark Cheng, Kenneth Choi, Nicholas Elia, Nadine Velazquez -- R -- Sequences of strong bloody violence, sexuality/nudity and language.
War of the Roses, The  (1989) This battle of the married sexes played out under director Danny DeVito's jaundiced eye is what The Washington Post termed, "A yuppie Armageddon, an explosion of empty values and curdled peevishness." Oliver Rose (Michael Douglas) is losing control over his wife, Barbara (Kathleen Turner), after 17 years of marriage. The irreconcilable difference is their house. Neither wants to move out, so that means all-out war! Cast:  Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito, Marianne Sagebrecht, Sean Astin. -- R --
Watch, The  (2012) Four somewhat civic-minded guys use their neighborhood watch group as an excuse to take a daily break from chores and family togetherness, but they get more than they bargained for when they accidentally uncover an alien plot to invade Earth.  Cast: Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn, Jonah Hill, Richard Ayoade, Rosemarie DeWitt, Will Forte, R. Lee Ermey, Mel Rodriguez, Erin Moriarty, Billy Crudup, Doug Jones, Joe Nunez, Carissa Capobianco. -- R -- Some strong sexual content including references, pervasive language and violent images.
We're the Millers  2013  When a small-time pot dealer gets mugged, he needs to find a way to pay back his supplier. Agreeing to smuggle in a major stash from Mexico, he rounds up a fake family to act as his cover, and they head for the border in an RV.  Cast:  Jennifer Aniston, Jason Sudeikis, Will Poulter, Emma Roberts, Ed Helms, Nick Offerman, Kathryn Hahn, Molly C. Quinn, Tomer Sisley, Matthew Willig. -- R -- Crude sexual content, pervasive language, drug material and brief graphic nudity.
Weather Man, The (2005) Chicago weatherman Dave Spitz (Nicolas Cage) gets one step closer to fame and fortune when he's invited to try out for a spot on a popular national morning show. All he has to do is pull himself together, but that proves increasingly difficult as his marriage spirals out of control and his father (Michael Caine) gets sicker. Dave soon learns that while he may be able to predict tomorrow's weather, he can't stop life from raining on his parade.  Cast:  Nicolas Cage, Michael Caine, Hope Davis, Gemmenne de la Pena. -- R --  For strong language and sexual content.
Wedding Crashers (2005) In this raucous romantic comedy, John (Owen Wilson) and his partner in crime, Jeremy (Vince Vaughn), are emotional criminals; they know just how to use a woman's hopes and dreams for their own carnal gain. Their modus operandi is to crash weddings so they can meet guests who want to hook up with someone else on such a romantic day. But when John meets Claire (Rachel McAdams), he discovers what true love -- and heartache -- feels like. Cast: Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn, Rachel McAdams, Christopher Walken, Isla Fisher, Jane Seymour, Ellen Albertini Dow, Keir O'Donnell.  -- R --
Weight of Water, The (2001) Two couples (Catherine McCormack and Sean Penn, Josh Lucas and Elizabeth Hurley) head off to New Hampshire to look into the double murder of two sisters in 1873. The film, based on Anita Shreve's novel, volleys back and forth between the past and the present, dredging up not only the past killings but the modern-day relationships of the foursome, as well.  Cast: Catherine McCormack, Sarah Polley, Sean Penn, Elizabeth Hurley --R--  For violence, sexuality/nudity, and brief language.
Who is Cletis Tout? (2002)  Prison escapee Trevor Finch (Christian Slater) assumes the identity of a deceased man, Cletis Tout, but soon discovers that someone had put out a hit on Cletis. Now, as Finch and fellow escapee Micah (Richard Dreyfuss) race to recover Micah's hidden diamonds, they must outrun not only the police but hit man Critical Jim (Tim Allen), as well! Portia de Rossi plays Finch's girlfriend, Tess, in this caper comedy. Cast:  Christian Slater, Tim Allen, Portia De Rossi, Richard Dreyfuss, Billy Connolly, RuPaul, Peter Macneill, Richard Chevolleau, Eugene Lipinski. -- R --For language, some violence and sexuality
Whole Nine Yards, The (2000) In the heart of suburbia, a hit man with a heart is about to join the neighborhood. Oz Ozeransky (Matthew Perry) is a sweet, dull dentist living a life of quiet desperation with a monstrous wife (Rosanna Arquette). But when mobster-on-the-run Jimmy "The Tulip" Tudeski (Bruce Willis) moves in next door, it looks like a murder will go down … in addition to the property values. Cast: Bruce Willis, Matthew Perry, Rosanna Arquette, Michael Clarke Duncan, Natasha Henstridge, Amanda Peet. --R-- For some sexuality/nudity and violence.
Wicker Man (2006)  Sheriff Edward Maulis (Nicolas Cage) gets more than he bargained for when he probes a young girl's disappearance in Neil LaBute's remake of the 1973 psychological thriller. The investigation leads the sheriff to an island off of Maine, where he encounters a populace of modern pagans. As he follows a string of progressively disturbing clues, the trail leads him to a shocking conclusion. Ellen Burstyn, Molly Parker and Leelee Sobieski co-star. Cast: Nicolas Cage, Neil LaBute, Ellen Burstyn, Molly Parker. --NR--
Winds of Terror (2001)   Cruise ship passengers are dying in droves from a mysterious, flu-like sickness. FBI investigators suspect that biological terrorism is the cause, and they're determined to find out who's responsible for these heinous acts. The film stars Timothy Hutton, Marin Hinkle, Vanessa L. Williams, Terry O'Quinn, Lane Smith and Michael Constantine. Cast:  Timothy Hutton, Lane Smith, Marin Hinkle, Michael Constantine, Terry O'Quinn, David Aaron Baker, Harant Alianak, Tony Calabretta, Larry Day, Dean McDermott, Vanessa L. Williams. -- Not Rated.
Windtalkers (2002)   Joe Enders (Nicolas Cage) is a gung-ho Marine assigned to protect a "windtalker" -- one of several Navajo Indians who were used to relay messages during World War II because their spoken language was indecipherable to Japanese code breakers. Part of Cage's mission, however, is to kill windtalker Ben Yahzee (Roger Willie) if capture appears imminent -- always a possibility in director John Woo's high-powered action drama. Cast:  Nicolas Cage, Adam Beach, Christian Slater, Peter Stormare, Noah Emmerich, Mark Ruffalo, Brian Van Holt, Frances O'Connor, Josh Hopkins, Emily Mortimer, Simon Rhee, Jason Isaacs, Martin Henderson, Roger Willie. -- R -- For pervasive graphic war violence, and for language.
Witches of Eastwick, The (1987) In this scandalously sexy, eye-popping feast, three bored friends (Cher, Michelle Pfeiffer and Susan Sarandon) can't resist the devilish charms of the new man in town (Jack Nicholson). But the ladies soon discover that there's a surprise in getting what you wish for. Nicholson is intense and funny in his over-the-top performance as Satan. Cast:  Jack Nicholson, Cher, Susan Sarandon, Michelle Pfeiffer, Veronica Cartwright. -- R -- Restricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.
Wonder Boys (2000) An endearing slice of life that centers on an unraveling English professor (Michael Douglas) forced to confront his writer's block, fear of aging and irresponsibility as he watches a student (Tobey Maguire) surpass him. Douglas and cast give powerfully realistic performances in this poignant dramedy. Steven Kloves copped an Oscar nod for his faithful adaptation of Michael Chabon's novel. Cast: Michael Douglas, Tobey Maguire, Frances McDormand, Robert Downey Jr. --R-- 
Zero Dark Thirty  (2012) Directed by Kathryn Bigelow, this gripping dramatization -- seen through the eyes of a tenacious CIA operative -- chronicles the decade-long search for Osama bin Laden in the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Cast:
 Jessica Chastain, Jason Clarke, Joel Edgerton, Jennifer Ehle, Mark Strong, Kyle Chandler, Édgar Ramírez , James Gandolfini, Chris Pratt, Reda Kateb, Scott Adkins, Taylor Kinney --R -- Strong violence including brutal disturbing images, and for language.