Leo McCareyA pointed political satire, Duck Soup is the Marx Brothers' funniest and most insane film. Groucho is Rufus T. Firefly, the hilarious dictator of mythical Freedonia. Harpo and Chico are commissioned as spies by Groucho's political rival, the calculating Trentino (Louis Calhern). The film contains many of the Brothers' famous sequences: the lemonade stand, a masterpiece of slow burn; the Paul Revere parody; the "We're Going To War" number, a beautiful spoof of '30s musicals; the hilarious mirror scene; and a final battle episode that has been copied by everyone.
Stefan SchwartzFaet and furious period romp inspired by real events in 18th century Ireland. Byrne (Daniel Lapaine, "Muriel's Wedding") and Strang (Matthew Rhys, "Elizabeth") are two handsome, witty, twenty somethings from wealthy families eager to marry rich society ladies. Unfortunately, they haven't a hope of succeeding as in accordance with the laws of the time - the family fortunes have passed to their elder brothers and they are completely penniless. Their only option is The Abduction Club, which allow them to kidnap such women with the intention of persuading them into marriage. Many successful love match has been made this way but when Byrne and Strang target the headstrong Kennedy sisters, they discover they've bitten off a little more they can chew.
Seth GordonEvery Christmas happily unmarried Brad and Kate escape divorced parents and exasperating relatives by getting on a plane. This year a fog rolls in that even Rudolph’s nose couldn’t illuminate, the airport shuts down and the couple is forced to celebrate four family Christmases in one hectic, hilarious day. Vince Vaughn and Reese Witherspoon lead an allstar cast in a comedy brimming with good cheer and great laughs: Brad learns how not to install a satellite dish, Kate battles an army of naughty-list kids in an inflatable Christmas castle, and the two fill in for no-shows Mary and Joseph in a wacky holiday pageant. Can Brad and Kate’s relationship survive Four Christmases?
Robert ZemeckisReimagining Roald Dahl's beloved story for a modern audience, Robert Zemeckis's visually innovative THE WITCHES tells the darkly humorous and heartwarming tale of a young orphaned boy (Bruno) who, in late 1967, goes to live with his loving Grandma (Spencer) in the rural Alabama town of Demopolis. The boy and his grandmother come across some deceptively glamorous but thoroughly diabolical witches, so Grandma wisely whisks our young hero away to an opulent seaside resort. Regrettably, they arrive at precisely the same time that the world's Grand High Witch (Hathaway) has gathered her fellow cronies from around the globe—undercover—to carry out her nefarious plans.
Shari Springer Berman & Robert PulciniKristen Wiig stars as Imogene, a failed New York playwright who is forced to make the humiliating move back home to New Jersey with her eccentric mother and younger brother (Annette Bening and Christopher Fitzgerald) after both her career and relationship hit the skids. Adding further insult to injury, there's a strange man sleeping in her old bedroom (Darren Criss) and an even stranger man sleeping in her mother's bed (Matt Dillon). Through it all, Imogene eventually realizes that, as part of her rebuilding process, she must finally come to love and accept both her family and her Jersey roots if she's ever going to be stable enough to get the hell away from them.
Christopher GuestThe newest "mockumentary" from the inimitable Christopher Guest ("Best In Show," "This Is Spinal Tap") hilariously captures the reunion of 1960s folk musicians in New York, with a stellar ensemble cast whose hilarious improvisational comedy is as inspired as ever. Also starring Eugene Levy ("Bringing Down the House," the "American Pie" movies), Harry Shearer (TV's "The Simpsons," "This Is Spinal Tap"), Michael McKean ("Auto Focus," "Best in Show"), Parker Posey ("Superman Returns," "Best in Show"), Catherine O'Hara ("Home Alone," "Beetlejuice") and Fred Willard ("Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy," "Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle").
Rebecca MillerIn Rebecca Miller's witty romantic comedy, Maggie (Greta Gerwig) is a vibrant New Yorker, who without success in finding love, decides to have a child on her own. But when she meets John Harding (Ethan Hawke), an anthropology professor and struggling novelist, she falls in love for the first time. Complicating matters, John is in an unhappy marriage with Georgette (Julianne Moore), an ambitious academic who is driven by her work. With some help from Maggie's eccentric best friends, married couple Tony (Bill Hader) and Felicia (Maya Rudolph), Maggie sets in motion a new plan that intertwines their lives and connects them in surprising and humorous ways.
Brian RobbinsKenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell, stars of the popular Nickelodeon series All That, confront the ogre of faceless corporate tyranny and have fun doing it in this comedy for young people. Ed (Mitchell) is a teenager who lives for his job at Good Burger, a small but friendly neighborhood hamburger stand, while his buddy Dexter (Thompson) also works there, but lack Ed's single-minded devotion to his job — he's there because he accidentally destroyed the car of his teacher Mr. Wheat (Sinbad) and has to raise money to pay the damages. When Mondo Burger, a mammoth fast-foot chain, opens across the street, it looks like Good Burger is history, until Ed formulates a secret sauce that brings hundreds of new customers to their door. However, the monomaniacal manager of Mondo Burger, Kurt (Jan Schweiterman), is determined to get his hands on the sauce and put Good Burger out of business. Meanwhile, Ed and Dexter must rescue Otis (Abe Vigoda), the world's oldest fast food employee, from the Demen
John KrasinskiA struggling NYC artist, John Krasinski, is forced to return to the small middle-American town he left behind after learning about his mother’s illness. Back in the house he grew up in, John is immediately swept up in the problems of his dysfunctional family, high school rival, and an over-eager ex-girlfriend as he faces impending fatherhood with his NYC girlfriend (Anna Kendrick, Academy Award® Nominee, Up in the Air, Best Supporting Actress, 2009). From a script by Jim Strouse that is at turns hilarious and heartbreaking, John Krasinski’s second feature is a poignant look at the bonds of family and friendship.
Ivan ReitmanArnold Schwarzenegger stars as an undercover cop posing as a kindergarten teacher in order to catch a dangerous criminal. Once he wrangles his young charges, as well as the affections of a beautiful teacher (Penelope Ann Miller), he prepares for a final showdown with his intended prey in this "Totally enjoyable" (Ralph Novak, People Magazine) action-comedy from director Ivan Reitman.
Jon FavreauOne Christmas Eve a long time ago, a baby crawled into Santa's bag of toys... Raised as an elf, Buddy grows into an adult three times larger than the biggest elf--and realizes that he will never truly fit in at the North Pole. This holiday season, Buddy goes looking for his true place in the world--in New York City. Buddy finds his workaholic father…who's on Santa's "naughty" list, a new mother and a 10-year-old brother who doesn't believe in Santa Claus or elves. Here, now, Buddy discovers his destiny…to save Christmas for New York and the world! Starring Golden Globe and Emmy Award-nominee Will Ferrell ("Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby," TV's "Saturday Night Live"), Academy Award, Golden Globe and Emmy Award-nominee James Caan ("The Godfather," "Funny Lady"), Golden Globe-winner and Emmy Award-nominee Bob Newhart (TV's "Newhart," "Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde"), Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winner Edward Asner (TV's "Lou Grant," "JFK"), Academy Award and Golde
Trey ParkerWhen South Park third-graders Stan, Kyle, Cartman and Kenny emerge from an R-rated movie with wide eyes and wider vocabularies, their parents' protests of the film begin a countdown to an all-out war with Canada. Suddenly, the boys are at the heart of a crisis and each must search within himself for the courage to stand up and fight. The resulting story, told with poignant dialogue and sweeping musical numbers, is one you'll never forget. And best of all, unlike most films that get their start on the small screen, South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut doesn't suck.
Will GluckIn this charming, critically acclaimed tale of rumors and reputation, Olive (Emma Stone), an average high school student, sees her below-the-radar existence turn around overnight once she decides to use the school's gossip grapevine to advance her social standing. Now her classmates (Amanda Bynes, Aly Michalka) are turning against her and the school board is becoming concerned, including her favorite teacher (Thomas Haden Church) and the distracted guidance counselor (Lisa Kudrow). With the support of her hilariously idiosyncratic parents (Stanley Tucci, Patricia Clarkson) and a little help from a long-time crush (Penn Badgley), Olive attempts to take on her notorious new identity and crush the rumor mill once and for all.
JonesEveryone’s Going to Die is a story about coming home, getting by and the redemptive power of feeling you’re not alone. Foreigner Melanie's life in a seaside town is going nowhere when she meets Ray, back in his estranged home with a shady job to do. A moment's escape becomes a chance to save themselves, and each other, and together they negotiate a world of reincarnated cats, insistent porn hotlines and sexy beavers on roller-skates that will change both their lives, and where nobody, today at least, is going to die.
Michael TiddesAfter losing his beloved Kisha in a car accident, Malcolm decides to start anew by remarrying mother of two Megan. But things soon go back to their old paranormal ways, with the kids and new wife becoming targets of unexplained phenomena. To make matters worse Kisha has come back to life and moved into the neighborhood with horrifying and hilarious results. Haunted House 2 is outrageous, hilarious and over the top!
Jason Orley16-year-old Mo (Griffin Gluck) idolises his best friend Zeke (Pete Davidson). He’s funny, he’s cool, he’s worldly -- the only problem is Zeke’s the 23-year-old ex-boyfriend of Mo’s older sister. Although Zeke genuinely cares about Mo, things start to go awry as he teaches non-traditional life lessons in drinking, partying, and dating, while Mo’s well-meaning dad (Jon Cryer) tries to step in and take back the reins of his son’s upbringing. When Mo and Zeke hatch a plot to sell drugs to Mo’s peers at high school, the limits of their friendship are quickly tested. Working from his own sharp script, director Jason Orley has created an all-too-real look at what it’s like to be a teenager today. Supported by a strong cast, including Colson Baker (aka "Machine Gun Kelly"), Sydney Sweeney and Emily Arlook, the result is a fresh coming-of-age tale that’s still familiar in all the right ways.
Dean ParisotWhen Dick Harper (Jim Carrey) is terminated as Globodyne Corporation's VP of Communications, he assures his wife, Jane (Tea Leoni), he'll find another job in no time. Months later, their lawn is repossessed, Jane has sold her body to science, and Dick's career as a day laborer ends with his deportation to Mexico. Madder than ever and not going to take it anymore, Dick and Jane turn to the fastest-growing sector in the white-collar job market - armed robbery - as they become upscale suburban Robin Hoods, stealing from the rich and giving to the poor - namely themselves.
John StockwellThe unbelievable and hilarious true story of a teen dropout (Jonathan Daniel Brown: Project X) who builds a multi-million-dollar marijuana ring. But his pursuit of the high life - complete with girls, guns, and a vicious rival drug lords - may leave this ex-pizza boy in way over his head. Starring Rob Perlman (Hellboy) and John C. McGinley (Scrubs).
Charles T. KanganisHank Ketcham's beloved comic strip comes to life again in this film sequel. Wherever Dennis (Justin Cooper - "Liar, Liar") goes, mayhem follows--and it always seems to land in the lap of his long-suffering neighbor, Mr. Wilson (Don Rickles). This time, with the help of high-spirited Grandpa, Dennis helps foil two con men from swindling Mr. Wilson with a fountain-of-youth scam. No one can predict what this little boy with the insatiable curiosity, inexhaustible energy and unstoppable good humor will do next. Co-starring Emmy-winner Betty White ("The Golden Girls") and Oscar-winner George Kennedy ("Cool Hand Luke").
Brian LevantJohn Ritter, Michael Oliver, Amy Yasbeck and Jack Warden return in this hysterical comedy with an offbeat sense of humor. Junior (Oliver) and his dad, Ben Healy (Ritter), relocate to a town with an over abundant supply of single women. Junior resorts to his naughty tricks to survive and protect his dad from the clutches of the town's kid-hating millionairess (Laraine Newman). On the way, Junior manages to create havoc at a carnival and sabotage an ill-fated wedding with the help of the town's other pint-size terror, Trixie (Ivyann Schwan). The unlikely pair plot to bring their unsuspecting parents together in this subversive satire on the trial of modern-day family life.
Steve RashGet ready for more fun, attitude and excitement in this all-new comedy! When popular Britney Allen (Hayden Panettiere) moves from posh Pacific Vista to working-class Crenshaw Heights, her life goes from cheer-topia to cheer-tastrophe. Britney finds herself at odds with her new classmates, especially head cheerleader Camille (Solange Knowles-Smith). But when she wins a spot on the cheer squad and faces her former team in a cross-town cheer-off to star in music sensation Rihanna's upcoming video, only one team can "bring it" and earn a place in cheer history!
Hugh WilsonWhat do you do with a former First Lady who's unpredictable, ornery and impossible to please? Anything she wants! Shirley MacLaine and Nicolas Cage star in this comic, compassionate look at life after the White House for two former Washington insiders: First Lady Tess Carlisle and Secret Service agent Doug Chesnic.
Sarah TownsendEddie Izzard returns to stage in the biggest stand-up comedy world tour ever and his best Live yet. Filmed during his mammoth 2013/14 tour around 27 countries, Force Majeure - Live takes you on a truly hilarious journey, offering a rare and often bizarre glimpse into the mind of the master of surrealism, Eddie Izzard, a man who has inspired several generations of comics and who is universally recognized by fans and comics alike, as one of the world’s greatest-ever stand-up’s.
Sean AndersWho's your daddy? Well for Todd (Andy Samberg) that proves to be a tricky question. You see back in fifth grade, his father (Adam Sandler) was the teacher's pet in more ways than one. Thirty-something years later, Todd's old man is back to bond over babes, brews and to, hopefully, get bailed out of trouble. This raunchy, hysterically funny, I-can't-believe-they-just-did-that tale of two mismatched men begs the eternal question: Like father, like son? Costarring Leighton Meester and featuring incredible cameos from a cavalcade of stars, including: Susan Sarandon, James Caan and Vanilla Ice.
Jim JarmuschDirector Jim Jarmusch followed up his brilliant breakout film Stranger Than Paradise with another, equally beloved portrait of loners and misfits in the American landscape. When fate brings together three hapless men—an unemployed disc jockey (Tom Waits), a small-time pimp (John Lurie), and a strong-willed Italian tourist (Roberto Benigni)—in a Louisiana prison, a singular adventure ensues. Described by Jarmusch as a “neo-Beat noir comedy,” Down by Law is part nightmare and part fairy tale, featuring sterling performances and crisp black-and-white cinematography by the esteemed Robby Müller.
Grant HeslovReporter Bob Wilton (Ewan McGregor) is in search of his next big story when he encounters Lyn Cassady (George Clooney) who claims to be part of "The New Earth Army", an expreimental US Army unit. According to Cassady, a legion of psychic warriors with unparalleled powers can read the enemy's thoughts, pass through solid walls, and even kill a goat simply by staring at it. Now, the program's founder, Bill Django (Jeff Bridges), has gone missing and Cassady's mission is to find him. Intrigued by his new acquaintance's far-fetched stories, Bob impulsively decides to accompany him on the search.
Steve FranksFake psychic detective Shawn Spencer (James Roday) and his best friend, Burton "Gus" Guster (Dulé Hill), team up once again, in "Psych: The Movie". "Psych" creator Steve Franks co-wrote the movie with James Roday and also directs the special. Lassiter (Timothy Omundson), Juliet (Maggie Lawson), Henry (Corbin Bernsen) and Chief Vick (Kirsten Nelson) also return for the movie, which picks up three years after the series finale. The ambitious friends -- along with some returning fan-favorite characters -- come together during the holidays after a mystery assailant targets one of their own. A comedic thrill ride follows, as the wild and unpredictable PSYCH team pursues the bad guys, justice …and food!
Brian LevantHigh powered businessman Howard Langston (Arnold Schwarzenegger), is hard at work taking last-minute orders from customers to whom he just can't say no, including his son, Jamie (Jake Lloyd), who asked for the hottest action figure of the season -- Turbo Man! Unfortunately, Howard is facing one BIG problem. It's Christmas Eve and Turbo Man has been sold out since Thanksgiving! Howard's down-to-the-wire trek to find Turbo Man quickly turns into an odyssey wilder than he could have ever imagined. In the course of his seemingly endless Yuletide misadventures, he finds himself in a no-holds-barred fight-to-the-finish with a crazed postman named Myron (Sinbad), who is out to claim the last Turbo Man for his kid. It's enough to scare away even the bravest of men. But to Howard, this is war -- and he's determined to win...no matter what!
John GuillerminSong of Paris (1952) is a charming romantic comedy which sees an archetypal Englishman - suavely played by Dennis Price - return from a jaunt abroad to face a dastardly foreign Count in a duel for the hand of a beautiful mademoiselle.
Stephen HerekAshley Tisdale stars in this hilarious teen comedy as Mandy, an unpopular high school senior who lands a date to the biggest party of the year with Drew, the school's hottest guy. But while her dreams are finally coming into focus, with the help of her friends, she'll have to battle her overprotective dad and Drew's ex-girlfriend, who's determined to keep Mandy away from the bash. In one crazy, adventure-filled day, Mandy strives to get to the party and discovers that popularity can come and go, but good friends will always be in the picture!
Gene SaksNeil Simon has a special genius for finding the great hilarity in ordinary people doing everyday things. Like two divorced men who decide to share a New York apartment. That's the premise of The Odd Couple, though there's nothing odd in the casting of two Oscar®-winning talents like Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau. The two veteran funnymen work together with the precision timing of a vaudeville team, but always with bright spontaneity. Lemmon plays fussy Felix, fastidious to a fault. He proves that cleanliness is next to insanity. Matthau is Oscar, who wreaks havoc on a tidy room with the speed and thoroughness of a tornado. An enduring and endearing picture, with the intelligence one usually misses in comedies.
Justin SimienAt prestigious Winchester University, biracial student Samantha White (Tessa Thompson, Selma) begins her radio show by stating, "Dear White People, the amount of black friends required, not to seem racist, has just been raised to two. Sorry, your weed man Tyrone doesn't count". With her sharp tongue and witty radio show, it’s not long before Sam causes a stir among the administration and student body alike. Winner of the prestigious Special Jury Award for Breakthrough Talent at the Sundance Film Festival, “Dear White People” is a sly, provocative satire of race relations in the Obama Age - and a hilarious treat of a film.
John Paddy Carstairs"Comedian Norman Wisdom stars as Norman, a young man who works in a jewellers. Across the road works Anne, a pretty girl with whom he is secretly in love. He is anxiously trying to obtain enough money to declare his love properly, and when their secretary suggests placing an accumulator bet, Norman decides to wager on a jockey."
Clint Eastwood"Over the hill" only applies where there's gravity! Forty years after their original space mission was scrapped, a retired Air Force "space cowboy" leads a group of former astronauts on a dangerous mission to help repair a damaged satellite. Despite their age, they prove they still have the right stuff. Starring and directed by Oscar-winner Clint Eastwood ("Unforgiven," "In the Line of Fire"). All star cast includes Oscar-winner Tommy Lee Jones ("The Fugitive," "Men in Black"), Oscar-nominee James Garner ("Maverick"), Golden Globe-winner Donald Sutherland ("JFK") and Oscar-nominee James Cromwell ("LA Confidential," "The Green Mile"). Action and comedy combine to make this one trip into orbit few will forget.
Shane BlackA petty thief posing as an actor is brought to Los Angeles for an unlikely audition, but soon finds himself in the middle of a murder investigation, along with the girl he dreamed about in high school and the detective who was training him for his upcoming "role." Written and directed by Shane Black, creator of the "Lethal Weapon" series. Starring Golden Globe-winner and Academy and Emmy Award-nominated Robert Downey Jr. ("Gothika," "Chaplin"), Val Kilmer ("Alexander," "Batman Forever") and Michelle Monaghan ("The Bourne Supremacy," TV's "Boston Public").
Tom DeyMatthew McConaughey is Tripp, a 35 year-old who still lives with his parents. And who can blame him? It's free, he's got a great room, and mom (Kathy Bates) does the laundry. Desperate to get him out of the house, his parents hire a gorgeous woman, Paula (Sarah Jessica Parker), to give him a little...push. They just didn't expect Tripp would push back! Zooey Deschanel, Terry Bradshaw and Alias' Bradley Cooper co-star in this romantic battle of wills that proves there's no place like home.
Howard HawksMarilyn Monroe, Cary Grant and Ginger Rogers star in this classic comedy about a chemist who discovers the secret of eternal youth. For years Dr. Barnaby Fulton (Grant) has been working on a youth-restoring serum with little success, until the day a chimpanzee gets loose in the lab and accidentally concocts the exact formula Fulton has been searching for. The hilarity begins when, unbeknownst to anyone, the chimpanzee pours it into the office water cooler. With each successive drink, everyone gets younger and younger. When Fulton's stunning secretary Lois (Monroe) and his lovely wife Edwina (Rogers) get a taste of the potion, the chemical reaction is explosive and hilarious fun!
Oliver IrvingSee Robert Pattinson in quirky, offbeat, post teen-life crisis comedy HOW TO BE, his first lead film role before he would go on to star in the Twilight Saga series of films. Art (Robert Pattinson) sees himself as an enigmatic artiste. But he realises that he must take action if he is to prevent himself from wallowing and sinking deeper into his angst-ridden life as a struggling and disillusioned musician in London. A solution comes in the shape of a book titled “It’s Not Your Fault”. Not content to just draw inspiration from the printed words, however, Art invites the elderly author of the book to come and live with him and his dysfunctional family…
HOW TO BE is a surreal and comedic journey about growing up and a wry look at the increasingly common phenomena of the twenty-something generation premature crisis in life, frustrated creativity and the lucrative world of self-help. Directed by Oliver Irving from his own screenplay, with contributions from his friends Johnny Whi
Henry WinklerBilly Crystal and Alan King will keep you in stitches in director Henry Winkler's heartwarming comedy about a feuding father and son who discover that love is a family trait. With a script by Crystaland Oscar (r) winner* Eric Roth, Memories of Me is well written, well directed [and] smart and tender (Roger Ebert, 'siskel & Ebert ). They say, like father, like son, but for Abe (King) and Abbie (Crystal) Polin, nothing could be further from the truth. Abe is king of the Hollywood extras. As an actor he's an expert at being a face in the crowd. His son Abbie is a respected NewYork heart surgeon who's always felt like a bit player in his father's life. When Abbie suffers a mild heart attack, he decides it's time to mend family ties...or break them altogether. So he heads out to Hollywood, where his efforts at reconciliation lead to hilarious consequences. *1994: AdaptedScreenplay, Forrest Gump
Jason LockhartDesperate to meet new girls, six down-on-their-luck guys come up with the ultimate plan to hook up - cast a fake movie. When tons of hot chicks show up for the audition, it's a matter of who's willing to go the farthest to get the part! Packed with enough crude humour and sexy girls for a dozen movies, Casting Couch is a hilarious scam that's about to get real!
Tom McCarthyWinner of 2003 Sundance Film Festival awards, The Station Agent stars Emmy Award winner Patricia Clarkson (TV's Six Feet Under, Far From Heaven), Peter Dinklage (Elf) and Bobby Cannavale (TV's 24, Third Watch) in a comedy about friendship that will have you smiling long after the final credits. Fin McBride (Dinklage), a loner with a passion for trains, inherits an abandoned train station in the middle of nowhere a place that suits him just fine because all he wants is to be alone. But that is not to be. Soon after moving in, he discovers his isolated depot is more like Grand Central Station. There's Olivia (Clarkson), a distracted and troubled artist, and Joe (Cannavale)j, a friendly Cuban with an insatiable hunger for conversation. With absolutely nothing in common, they find their isolated lives coming together in a friendship none of them could foresee.
Jay LeggettWhen Shane inherits a gentleman's club from his estranged uncle, he leaves his midwestern home for Los Angeles. Run by a booze hound and employing a dozen out-of-control strippers, Shane must do everything he can to save the club from bankruptcy and maybe make history in the process.
Robert Asher"Norman Puckle is in despair: his love for a haughty cinema attendant has been spurned. After trying to commit suicide, he is rescued and persuaded to join the navy. There he continuously causes havoc, until he is hand-picked by the Admiral as the first man to be sent into space aboard their new craft. But why has the Admiral selected an apparently bungling idiot, and, more importantly, how on earth will Norman cope? With Ian Hunter and David Lodge."
UnknownAn astonishing fete of contemporary film-making, 'The Man in the Hat' is a beautifully framed odyssey of music, story-telling and silent comedy traversing the breath-taking landscapes of France. 'The Man in the Hat' (Ciarán Hinds) journeys through France in a Fiat 500 accompanied by a framed photograph of an unknown woman. He is pursued by five angry men in a Citroën Dyane. Why are they chasing him? And how can he shake them off? Travelling North on his escape across the mountains, gorges and bridges of France, he hears stories of love and loss, listens to Shubert, Otis Redding and Canteloube, and encounters mysterious strangers including The Damp Man (Stephen Dillane), The Chef (Muna Otaru) and The Biker (Maïwenn); coming face to face with the vivid eccentricities of an old country on an old continent, whilst trying to evade the pursuers who are always, relentlessly, on his tail.
UnknownJack, the chiller killer is back and hes mad as hell. An accidental lab experiment resurrected the evil snowman, but this time, the crystal killer cant be stopped by fire, bullets or even his worst enemy, chemical anti-freeze. With revenge on his mind, Jack sets out to finish off his nemesis, Sheriff Sam, who is vacationing on a Caribbean island.
Paul SapianoMax (Dominique Purdy), Aaron (Richard Blair) and Glen (Nicholas Mongiardo-Cooper) have a track record littered with strike-outs and misfit hook-ups. The boys embark on a mission to up their hot babe batting average. They meet Hollywood casanova Johnny Eyelash (Mario Diaz) who teaches these boys the game of scoring A-list arm candy. But there is one problem, the girls are organised, cunning and have an agenda of their own. Its not long before the girls, led by Big Wendy (Jenae Altschwager) and Little Wendy (Eli Jane) pick up on Johnny's tactics and Hollywood becomes one big booby trap.
Martin ScorseseOscar® Winner Robert De Niro gives a mesmerizing performance in Martin Scorsese’s timeless, darkly funny satire as Rupert Pupkin, a deranged comedian who will go to any length to gain the spotlight. Teaming with an equally imbalanced woman (Sandra Bernhard), Pupkin kidnaps his idol, jaded TV talk show host Jerry Langford (Jerry Lewis). The ransom? Pupkin gets one appearance on Langford’s show.
John DahlFrank (Ben Kingsley) loves his job. He just happens to be the hit-man for his Polish mob family in Buffalo, New York. However, Frank has a drinking problem and when he messes up a critical assignment that puts the family business in peril, his uncle sends him to San Francisco to clean up his act. He starts going to AA meetings, gets a sponsor (Luke Wilson), and a job in a mortuary where he falls for the tart-tongued Laurel (Tea Leoni). But when an upstart Irish gang threatens the family business back in Buffalo, Frank is forced to return home, and with unlikely assistance from Laurel, faces old rivals on new terms.
Tom GormicanStarring Zac Efron (The Paperboy), Miles Teller (Divergent), Michael B. Jordan (Chronicle) and Imogen Poots (Need for Speed) and written and directed by Tom Gormican, That Awkward Moment is a hilarious comedy about just how complicated playing the dating game can really be. When Mikey is dumped by his girlfriend, his best friends Jason and Daniel make a pact to remain single with him until he gets back into the whirlwind of the New York dating game. But when Jason meets Ellie and Daniel’s friendship with Chelsea turns into something more, the guys realise that the line between casual dating and a serious relationship is more difficult than they thought.
Niall JohnsonWalter Goodfellow (Rowan Atkinson), the well meaning vicar of the parish of Little Wallop, is so obsessed with writing the perfect sermon that he is oblivious to his wife Glorias (Kristin Scott Thomas) dalliance with her brash golf instructor Lance (Patrick Swayze); neither does he notice that his daughter Holly has a different boyfriend every week, and his young son Petey is the whipping boy for the school bullies. Gloria feels her life is spiralling out of control. She is sick of the incessant barking of the dog next door, her loveless marriage and her adolescent kids escapades she prays every night for salvation. Enter Grace (Maggie Smith), the answer to the familys prayers: a sweet grey haired old lady, the charming and discreet new housekeeper, who has her own unique definition of keeping house and a very unusual way of solving problems.
Wes AndersonThree friends share dreams of the lives they wish they had. Anthony wishes he had someone to love. Bob yearns for the family he can no longer return to. Dignan wants to distinguish himself in the dicey world of crime. Anthony, Bob and Dignan will get what they want but in ways they never imagined.
Woody HarrelsonThe hilarious 'Lost in London' is a first-of-its-kind film event which was filmed and screened live simultaneously in select cinemas around the world. The film is loosely based on Woody Harrelson's tabloid-worthy and crazy London night-out resulting in him getting in trouble with the law. Directed and starring Woody Harrelson alongside cameos from Owen Wilson, Willie Nelson and Daniel Radcliffe, 'Lost in London' is a crazy trip in the streets of London that will make you gasp and laugh in equal measures.
Chris BouldRevelations was filmed only days after Bill Clinton's election and Hicks is obviously thrilled to see the end of twelve years of fundamentalist conservatism. He also goes back to the first Gulf War (the source of some of his greatest material), the LA Riots and the JFK assassination. He also attacks what he sees as case examples of the lousy state of American culture, such as American Gladiators or Basic Instinct, and the marketing machine behind them.
Kevin Booth & David JohndrowSane Man was Bill's first full-length comedy special, taped in 1989. This is the early years and the foundation of what would become his signature material and point of view. Funny and thought provoking, he attacks corporate America with venom, and almost screams at people to start thinking for themselves.
John Paddy Carstairs"Failing at his job, Norman decides to seek another. He applies for a job as the wealthy Lady Banderville’s window cleaner. When he travels out to her estate he finds it surrounded by high walls, barbed wire and electric fences. These, Lady Banderville explains, are because she fears that someone will try to kidnap her foolhardy son, Sir Reginald, a born practical joker."
Sam BoydOwen (Michael Angarano) and Hallie (Emma Roberts) have been together for years, but when Owen wavers on Hallie’s proposition to move in together, they make the rash decision to call it quits. To both their dismay, they find it especially difficult to truly separate given how intertwined their lives have become. Meanwhile, Owen’s best friend Matt (Patrick Gibson) finds himself completely smitten with Hallie’s cousin Willa (Dree Hemingway), and they embark on an unexpected, but promising, romance of their own.
James GriffithsBeneath Bruce Garrett's (Nick Frost) shabby, overweight exterior, the passionate beating heart of a salsa king lays dormant. Only one woman, his smart, funny and gorgeous new boss Julia (Rashida Jones), can reignite his Latin fire. But she’s way out of his league, and with expert lothario and alpha-male office nemesis Drew (Chris O’Dowd) in rampant pursuit, can Bruce’s loyal sister (Olivia Colman), childhood dance mentor (Ian McShane), and crazy new amateur salsa pal (Kayvan Novak) help Bruce unshackle his dancing beast, regain his long lost fury and claim the love of his life?
Oliver ParkerBased on the 1960s British sitcom of the same name, this comedy follows the exploits of the part-time soldiers of the Walmington-on-Sea Home Guard during World War II. As the war nears its end, the platoon receives a visit from a beautiful female journalist just as they begin to suspect there may be a German spy among their ranks. The Walmington-on-Sea Home Guard may finally have an opportunity to impact the war. Directed by Oliver Parker, Dad's Army stars Academy Award winner Catherine Zeta-Jones, Bill Nighy, Michael Gambon, and Toby Jones.
Chris McCoyFrom the team that brought you AMERICAN PIE comes GOOD KIDS. When four overachieving high school students realize that they missed out on some key life experiences, they vow to reinvent themselves the summer before graduation by saying YES to anything and everything.
Iain MorrisThe BAFTA Award winning creators of THE INBETWEENERS invite you to the mother of all music festivals this summer... pack your bags, grab your wellies and don’t forget your tent! When Nick's (Joe Thomas) girlfriend dumps him at graduation, he has a colossal meltdown in front of the entire university. He's convinced his life is over, but his best mate Shane (Hammed Animashaun) has the perfect solution: three days at an epic music festival. With the help of "festival aficionado" and certified oddball Amy (Emmy Award nominee Claudia O’Doherty), Shane tries to get Nick to embrace the music, the mayhem and the mud. THE FESTIVAL - a comedy about friendship, growing up, and going mad in a field.
Armando IannucciPresent day London: socially inept, exceptionally dull Minister Of International Development Simon Foster has caused outrage amongst his superiors and sparked a media frenzy by accidentally mentioning a possible attack on the Middle East. Rabid, ruthless, profane and relentless Director Of Communications Malcolm Tucker has been sent in to pull the right strings, immediately dispatching Foster on a "fact finding" trip to Washington. Increasingly out of his depth, Simon Foster suddenly finds himself thrown into an anarchic world of abusive peaceniks, unhinged warmongers, infantile bureaucrats and bickering, bullying interns. From the back gardens of Northampton to Washington's West Wing, rest assured it can only get worse. Directed by Armando Iannucci, the writer/producer of such comedy classics as The Day Today, I'm Alan Partridge and The Thick Of It, IN THE LOOP is an absolutely hilarious, instantly quotable modern satire on military madness and the pursuit of power.
Gregory JacobsPicking up the story three years after Mike bowed out of the stripper life at the top of his game, "Magic Mike XXL" finds the remaining Kings of Tampa likewise ready to throw in the towel. But they want to do it their way: burning down the house in one last blow-out performance in Myrtle Beach, and with legendary headliner Magic Mike sharing the spotlight with them. On the road to their final show, with whistle stops in Jacksonville and Savannah to renew old acquaintances and make new friends, Mike and the guys learn some new moves and shake off the past in surprising ways.
Adam Deacon & Daniel TolandMeet Kenneth. He thinks he's got the moves. He thinks he's got the swagger. He thinks he can spit bars. But in reality, he's a WASTEMAN! With the bailiffs banging on the door, parents screamng in his ear, and finding no luck with the ladies, he needs to FIX UP, and fast. When our boy starts selling weed to get himself out of trouble, local badman Tyrone is VEX, opening up a world of hurt for Kenneth and his misfit crew. But he ain't gonna go down without a fight. It's time for him to get rich, or CRY TRYING! From the mind of Adam Deacon comes the UK's first HILARIOUS urban comedy, with a BIG cast including Femi Oyeniran, Jaime Winstone, Ollie Barbieri, Richard Blackwood & Ashley Walters, and featuring hot tunes from Tinie Tempah, Boy Better Know, Wiley and Dizzee Rascal. This ain't just any hood, it's ANUVAHOOD!
Mark Tarlov"Beautiful restaurant owner Amanda Shelton (Sarah Michelle Gellar) is falling head over heels for handsome, hard-driving executive Tom Bartlett (Sean Patrick Flanery). Unfortunately, Tom is too busy to recognize that he's met the girl of his dreams--until Amanda puts him under her tantalizing spell!"
Namrata Singh GujralA journalist writing a story on Punjabi weddings falls in love with her liaison officer who is trying to keep her story censored amidst a colorful mosaic of transgender dancers and cultural clashes.
Chris PeckoverOn a peaceful and quiet suburban street during the holiday season, a babysitter must defend a twelve year-old boy from strangers breaking into the house, only to discover that this is far from a 'normal' home invasion. Featuring a superb cast led by Olivia DeJonge, star of M. Night Shyamalan’s smash hit The Visit, and Levi Miller, star of Pan, Better Watch Out is a deliriously vicious thrill ride packed with original twists and turns. Chris Peckover directs this sinister holiday horror that is destined to be a Christmas classic.
Howard DeutchThis sequel to the $55 million-plus box-office success is written by Mitchell Kapner ("Romeo Must Die") and directed by Howard Deutch ("Grumpier Old Men," "The Great Outdoors," TV's "Gleason"). Retired hitman Jimmy "The Tulip" Tudeski is spending his days compulsively cleaning his house and perfecting his culinary skills when he's pulled back into the mayhem by the return of Oz begging for Jimmy's help in rescuing his wife from the Hungarian mob. The returning all-star cast includes box-office champ Bruce Willis, Emmy-nominated Matthew Perry, Kevin Pollak ("Grumpier Old Men," "The Usual Suspects"), Natasha Henstridge ("Species I & II," "Ghosts of Mars") and Amanda Peet ("Something's Gotta Give," "Changing Lanes") in the continuing comedic saga of the mob hit man and the dentist next door.
Neil JordanA Vibrant black comedy from Neil Jordan, the award winning director of The Crying Games. Set in the 70's, Breakfast on Pluto follows the exploits of Patrick Braden (Cillian Murphy), an endearing, witty, clever and deceptively tough young man, who has a penchant for dressing as a woman. With an astounding performance from Cillian Murphy, that earned him a Golden Globe nomination*, and many fine turns from the talented supporting cast featuring; Lean Neeson, Brendan Gleeson, Stephen Rea and Bryan Ferry. This is a wonderfully surreal and magical tale that is funny, moving and poignant, and begs to be discovered.
Alex PiresMary Maroni (Lea Thompson) is a loving wife, a caring mother-of-three, and Bridgestone’s finest cupcake baker. Her simple life becomes a lot more complicated when her daughter secretly nominates her to run for mayor. Before she can react, a unfortunate accident involving the incumbent mayor sends her straight into office. With the love and support of her family to guide her, it is up to Mary to prove that she has the right ingredients to clean up the town. All rise for Mayor Cupcake!
Carlos López EstradaLifelong friends Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal co-wrote and star in this timely and wildly entertaining story about the intersection of race and class set against the backdrop of a rapidly gentrifying Oakland.
Judd ApatowThey say that opposites attract. Well, for slacker Ben (Seth Rogen) and career girl Alison (Katherine Heigl), that's certainly the case—at least for one intoxicated evening. Two months and several pregnancy tests later, Ben and Alison go through a hysterically funny, anxious and heartwarming journey.
Henry CorneliusWhen an unexploded WWII bomb is accidentally detonated in Pimlico, it reveals a treasure trove and documents proving that the region is in fact part of Burgundy, France and thus foreign territory. The British Government attempts to regain control by setting up border controls and cutting off services to the area.
Donald PetrieGeorgia has been a Greek tour guide for six months. Her boss, Maria, is less than impressed and tasks golden boy, peppy tour guide Nico (Alistair McGowan), to make Georgia resign in return for a raise. Uptight & disillusioned, Georgia has lost her “kefi”, that joie de vivre Greek spirit, so when lumbered with replacement driver, Poupi (Alexis Georgoulis), and his dilapidated bus, the frazzled guide thinks her luck has finally hit rock bottom. Her motley crew of tourists are far more interested in shopping for souvenirs then hearing dry, historical details about her native land and in between bouts of rivalry with the more popular Nico, she manages to form a genuine connection with wisecracking tourist Irv (Richard Dreyfuss). With his help, Georgia comes to realise that true love may be closer than she thinks - if she could just recapture her kefi.
Jesse DylanTwo of music's hottest multi-platinum recording superstars, Method Man and Redman, team up in this outrageous hit that Kevin Thomas of the Los Angeles Times hails, "A Raunchy Good-Natured Comedy!" Silas (Method Man) and Jamal (Redman) are slackers with a talent for botany (and booty) and a knack for staying far away from school. Against all odds, both ace a college entrance exam and end up being accepted into Harvard, where they turn the school upside down in their pursuit of parties, honeys and outrageous hi-jinks!
Henry KosterJames Stewart gives one of his finest performances in this lighthearted film, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning play. Stewart stars as the good-natured Elwood P. Dowd, whose constant companion is Harvey, a six-foot tall rabbit that only he can see. To his sister, Veta Louise, Elwood’s obsession with Harvey has been a thorn in the side of her plans to marry off her daughter. But when Veta Louise decides to put Elwood in a mental hospital, a hilarious mix-up occurs and she finds herself committed instead. It’s up to Elwood to straighten out the mess with his kindly philosophy, and his "imaginary" friend, in this popular classic that features a Best Supporting Actress Academy Award®-winning performance by Josephine Hull.
Damon SantostefanoThey're bringing the moves…They're bringing the grooves…And now they're going to Bring It On Again in the fun and sassy follow-up to the hugely successful Bring It On. It's pure bump 'n' grind exhilaration as a new squad of cheerleaders takes on the establishment in a winner-takes-all cheer competition! An electrifying cast of up-and-coming hot young stars powers this awesome new movie that takes all of the spunk, smarts and spirit of the original comedy smash to the next level!
Shae SterlingAlien Addiction follows Riko, who lives in a small town in the middle of nowhere (Waikato, New Zealand). Life was pretty normal until two aliens crash-landed near Riko's house. He welcomes the aliens and together they develop an intergalactic relationship of epic proportions. Alientologist Peter Macintosh has tracked the aliens and Riko, and plans to capture them and reveal them to the world.
David DobkinThis is a story you've never heard before, a hilarious and heartwarming comedy about Fred Claus, Santa's brother – and complete opposite. After growing up in saintly Nick’s shadow, Fred becomes a grouch who's lost his belief in Christmas. Then, one magical December, Fred flies north (first class via reindeer) to find brother Nick is in trouble: a scheming efficiency expert is out to shut down Christmas forever! Expect fun by the sleighful as Fred helps save Christmas and rediscovers the gift of family. Join Vince Vaughn, Paul Giamatti, Miranda Richardson, Rachel Weisz, Kathy Bates, Kevin Spacey and more in a yuletide treat to enjoy for years to come.
Brian De PalmaToday's hottest film stars -- two-time Academy Award-winner Tom Hanks ("Catch Me if You Can," "The Green Mile"), Bruce Willis ("The Sixth Sense," "Die Hard"), and Academy Award-nominee Melanie Griffith ("Working Girl," "Pacific Heights") and Oscar-winner Morgan Freeman ("Million Dollar Baby," "Unforgiven") -- star in the Brian De Palma ("Mission: Impossible," "Scarface") film based on the #1 bestseller by Tom Wolfe. Co-starring Golden Globe-nominee Kim Cattrall ("Sex and the City"), Alan King ("Casino"), Mary Alice ("I'll Fly Away") and Kirsten Dunst ("Mona Lisa Smile," "Spider-man" 1 & 2 ).
Alek KeshishianArmed with a copy of a Harvard student's thesis, a homeless man makes the desperate student an offer: in exchange for food and a place to stay during the harsh winter, he will return the thesis one page at a time.
Nicolas CucheThe new romantic comedy from director Nicolas Cuche (La chance de ma vie) pits Max Boublil's millionaire geek against a factory worker played by Aïssa Maïga. At the age of 30, Max has made a fortune with an internet business venture he started with his two friends, and he is currently enjoying life under the sun. However, Max has grown tired of his lifestyle, and he can't stop thinking about his college love Alice, a bubbly, passionate girl full of ideals, who was never interested in material luxuries.
David TruebaIn 1966, John Lennon arrives in Almería to shoot a movie, How I Won the War. Antonio (Javier Cámara, Talk to Her, I'm So Excited!) who teaches English in a small public school by using lyrics from Beatles songs, decides to undertake a journey to meet his idol. During his travels he is joined by Belén (Natalia de Molina), a 20-year-old pregnant girl, and Juanjo (Francesc Colomer), a teenage boy fleeing an overbearing father. The three strike up an unforgettable friendship. Also featuring Ariadna Gil (Pan's Labyrinth), Living Is Easy with Eyes Closed is a must for any Beatles fan.
Kirill SokolovShades of early Tarantino, Edgar Wright and Sam Raimi abound in this violent, stylish and riotously entertaining slice of family life, Moscow style, described as "a splatterpunk action comedy drenched in gleefully dark Russian humour" - The Hollywood Reporter and "an amazing first feature from a filmmaker to watch - Screen Anarchy. Matvey (Aleksandr Kuznetsov) has just one objective: to gain entry to his girlfriend's parents' apartment and kill her father Andrey (Vitaliy Khaev) with a hammer to restore her honour. But all is not as it initially seems, and Matvey's attempts to bludgeon the family patriarch to death don't quite go to plan as Andrey proves a more formidable - not to mention ruthless - opponent than he anticipated... and Matvey, for his part, proves stubbornly unwilling to die. Making his feature debut, writer/director Kirill Sokolov presents a rousing tale of family, modern relationships and the dark places they can take you to when things turn sour. Featuring a soundtrac
Brian DuffieldGet ready for the most outrageous coming-of-age love story about growing up…and blowing up! When students in their high school begin inexplicably exploding (literally…), seniors Mara (Katherine Langford) and Dylan (Charlie Plummer) struggle to survive in a world where each moment may be their last. As an unexpected romance blossoms between them, Mara and Dylan discover that when tomorrow is no longer promised, they can finally start living for today!
Barry SonnenfeldWhen work-obsessed real-estate mogul, Tom Brand (Kevin Spacey) suffers a magical accident that leaves him trapped inside the body of his 11-year-old daughter’s cat, he realizes he has to put his family first if he ever hopes to regain his human form. Jennifer Gardner, Christopher Walken and Malina Weissman also star in this pawsome film for the whole family!
Peter HewittWhen 10 year-old Finn and his sister find themselves home alone over the holidays, they’re besieged with a trio of bumbling criminals (led by Malcolm McDowell) trying to break into their new home! Luckily, Finn rigs up an elaborate array of techno-gadgets and booby traps to protect his pad. Home Alone Holiday Heist is a delightful comedy caper that is hilarious fun for the whole family!
Brett HaleyAfter a personal loss, Carol (Blythe Danner) finds the everyday activities that have given her life structure – her regular bridge game, gardening, a glass of wine or two – have lost their luster. With the support of three loyal girlfriends, Carol decides to embrace the world, embarking on a new relationship and discovering that life can begin anew at any age.
Nick LoveMelvin, a reluctant Superhero, lives only for crime, women and drugs - until he realises that the only way he will ever get to see his estranged son is to go straight and fulfil his potential as a crime fighter.
Philip Seymour HoffmanJack Goes Boating sees Academy Award Winner Philip Seymour Hoffman making his feature directorial debut. Hoffman plays as Jack - a New York limo driver, who is set up on a blind date by friends. Featuring a stellar ensemble cast including Academy Award nominee Amy Ryan (The Wire, Gone Baby Gone), this endearing comedy is about real people, their flaws, their relationships and their aspirations.
Gavin BoyterTom Sanger has just lost his dream job at a London record company. But as he exits the building, fate intervenes and Tom finds himself trapped in a lift with none other than the consultant who lost him his job. He'd really love to hate her... trouble is the consultant is French and beautiful. Unsurprisingly, Eloise Martin is uncomfortable being confined with a man she's had sacked. But Tom's mildly juvenile attitude helps her hide the embarrassment under a mask of contempt. Secretly, she's vulnerable, claustrophobic and a little attracted to Tom despite his rough edges. As the temperature in the lift begins to rise from the summer heat, so do the tempers. Tom and Eloise see-saw between war and truce, but hostilities eventually subside as mutual attraction takes hold. Flash forward... five years later. Tom and Eloise meet on London's South Bank for the last time. They've had a four-year relationship which ended six months earlier. Tom says he's meeting her to say goodbye - Eloise is mov
David Gordon GreenGet high and mighty with Danny McBride, James Franco and Natalie Portman in Your Highness - the epic and hilarious comedy from the Director of Pineapple Express. Two royal princes - weed-smoking slacker Thadeous (McBride) and the noble Fabious (Franco) - join with an elusive warrior (Portman) on a quest to free a princess from an evil wizard. Along the way, they’ll have to vanquish inexplicable creatures and traitorous knights in this raunchy trip.
Harry Elfont & Deborah KaplanIn this movie, based on the 1970`s animated television series, the Pussycats find themselves being used by a tyrannical record company mogul, to brainwash America's youth in a plot to take over the world.