|The Big Empty 2003 R, 94 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Mystery
Director: Steve Anderson
Cast: Jon Favreau, Joey Lauren Adams, Bud Cort, Daryl Hannah, Jon Gries, Adam Beach, Gary Farmer, Rachael Leigh Cook, Brent Briscoe, Melora Walters, Kelsey Grammer, Sean Bean, Alejandra Aquilan, Jay Brothers, Sara Fouts
When struggling actor John Person (Jon Favreau) is offered $27,000 to deliver a suitcase to Cowboy (Sean Bean) in the middle of a desert, he eagerly takes on the task. Unfortunately, John misses his connection with Cowboy, and problems multiply leaving John to deal with a number of strange characters and events.
|The Break-Up 2006 PG-13, 105 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Romance
Director: Peyton Reed
Cast: Vince Vaughn, Jennifer Aniston, Joey Lauren Adams, Jon Favreau, Cole Hauser, Jason Bateman, Judy Davis, Justin Long, Ivan Sergei, John Michael Higgins, Ann - Margret, Vincent D'Onofrio, Peter Billingsley, Vernon Vaughn
Brooke (Jennifer Aniston) and Gary (Vince Vaughn) meet at a Cubs game at Wrigley Field, fall in love, and buy a condo together. During a family dinner party, problems erupt, and Brooke breaks up with Gary. But, neither Brooke nor Gary is willing to give up the condo, so each retreats to separate spaces inside the premises. Bad advice from family and friends leads to more problems in their mental battle as each connives to force the other out.
|Daredevil 2003 PG-13, 100 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama / Fantasy / Thriller
Director: Mark Steven Johnson
Cast: Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner, Colin Farrell, Michael Clarke Duncan, Jon Favreau, Joe Pantoliano, David Keith, Scott Terra, Ellen Pompeo, Erick Avari, Paul Ben-Victor, Lennie Loftin, Scott Terra, Leland Orser, Derrick O'Connor
Although successful attorney Matt Murdock (Ben Affleck) is blind, circumstances of his blindness allow him to "see" through a radar sensor. He uses that power in his double life as martial arts superhero "Daredevil" who punishes those who cannot be brought to justice through the court system.
|Deep Impact 1998 PG-13, 115 min.|
Genre: Sci-Fi / Action / Thriller
Director: Mimi Leder
Cast: Robert Duvall, Tea Leoni, Elijah Wood, Vanessa Redgrave, Maximilian Schell, Morgan Freeman, Leelee Sobieski, James Cromwell, Mary McCormack, Blair Underwood, Dougray Scott, Laura Innes, Richard Schiff, Jon Favreau, Ron Eldard
A giant comet is heading on a collision course with Earth, and the U.S. President Tom Beck (Morgan Freeman) orders astronaut Spurgeon Tanner (Robert Duvall) and his team aboard a spaceship to destroy the comet. The mission fails, and the President devises Plan B to hold a lottery in which the winners will be sent to giant caves in the hope that IF they can survive the comet's impact, they will continue to propagate the human race. Fourteen-year-old Leo Biederman (Elijah Wood) discovered the comet, and he and his family are given a pass to enter the cave, but his girlfriend Sarah (Leelee Sobieski) and her family must be left behind. Meanwhile, Tanner has not given up and is devising another plan to prevent the catastrophe and save Earth.
|Dogtown 1997 N/R, 99 min.|
Director: George Hickenlooper
Cast: Trevor St. John, Mary Stuart Masterson, Jon Favreau, Rory Cochrane, Karen Black, Harold Russell, Erin Murphy, Shawnee Smith, John Livingston, Natasha Gregson Wagner
Philip Van Horn (Trevor St. John) returns to his small town in Missouri after several years of trying to make it in Hollywood. He had little luck, but becomes a hometown hero of sorts and pursues his old flame Dorothy (Mary Stuart Masterson) who is now a bored, drunken hairdresser.
|Elf 2003 PG, 95 min.|
Genre: Family / Comedy / Fantasy
Director: Jon Favreau
Cast: Will Ferrell, James Caan, Bob Newhart, Zooey Deschanel, Mary Steenburgen, Edward Asner, Daniel Tay, Faizon Love, Peter Dinklage, Amy Sedaris, Andy Richter, Kyle Gass, Michael Lerner, Artie Lange, Leon Redbone
Although he was raised as an elf at Santa's (Edward Asner) North Pole, Buddy (Will Ferrell) has attained a height denying that he can be an elf. So, he heads to Manhattan to find out who he really is. He meets his birth father (James Caan) who takes him home where he connects with his human family. A warm-hearted comedy.
|Folks! 1992 PG-13, 109 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Ted Kotcheff
Cast: Tom Selleck, Don Ameche, Anne Jackson, Christine Ebersole, Wendy Crewson, Robert Pastorelli, Michael Murphy, Kevin Chevalia, Margaret Kay Murphy, Joseph Miller, T.J. Parish, J. Patrick McCormack, Jon Favreau
Stockbroker Jon Aldrich (Tom Selleck) lives the good life with his wife Audrey (Wendy Crewson) and kids–until his parents (Don Ameche and Anne Jackson) move in with them. The move triggers problems: Audrey moves out, and then Jon is fired for insider trading. As if things were not bad enough, Jon's sister, Arlene (Christine Ebersole), moves in with him and brings her kids along. What more could go wrong?
|Four Christmases 2008 PG-13, 82 min.|
Director: Seth Gordon
Cast: Vince Vaughn, Reese Witherspoon, Robert Duvall, Sissy Spacek, Mary Steenburgen, Jon Voight, Jon Favreau, Tim McGraw, Dwight Yoakam, Kristin Chenoweth, Colleen Camp, Katy Mixon, Jack Donner, Jeanette Miller, Steve Wiebe
A San Francisco couple, Brad and Kate (Vince Vaughn and Reese Witherspoon), have been together for three years, but marriage and visiting their families are not in their plans. This Christmas, they are at the airport ready to leave on vacation when fog rolls in, and all planes are grounded. What do they do? They visit their respective families at four different homes. First, there is Brad's grumpy father Howard (Robert Duvall), and then it's on to Kate's WASPish mother Marilyn's home. Next, Brad's mom Paula (Sissy Spacek), who is dating Brad's boyhood friend, is visited. Finally, they drop by Kate's father Creighton's (Jon Voight) place, which turns out to be the closest to "normal." When all is said and done, Kate and Brad's "Four Christmases" prove to be more than a little unusual.
|I Love You, Man 2009 R, 110 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Romance
Director: John Hamburg
Cast: Paul Rudd, Jason Segel, Rashida Jones, Andy Samberg, J.K. Simmons, Jane Curtin, Jon Favreau, Jaime Pressly, Thomas Lennon, Sarah Burns, Joe Lo Truglio, Rob Huebel, Greg Levine, Jean Villepique, Mather Zickel
Real estate agent Peter Klaven (Paul Rudd) is engaged to Zooey (Rashida Jones) and now has the problem of finding a Best Man for their wedding. Peter does not shine at male bonding and has no male friends. Hoping to help Peter, Zooey urges him to reach out and try to find male friends, hoping he will find a Best Man in the process. Peter picks up on Zooey's suggestion and meets Sydney Fife (Jason Segel). They hit it off–maybe too well because now Peter and Sydney become inseparable, which, of course, causes a problem with Peter's relationship with Zooey.
|Iron Man 2008 PG-13, 126 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama / Sci-Fi / Thriller
Director: Jon Favreau
Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Terrence Howard, Jeff Bridges, Gwyneth Paltrow, Leslie Bibb, Shaun Toub, Faran Tahir, Clark Gregg, Bill Smitrovich, Sayed Badreya, Tim Guinee, Will Lyman, Kevin Foster, Garrett Noel, Marco Khan
Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) is a billionaire inventor of U.S. weapons who is kidnapped by terrorists in Afghanistan. His captors order him to build a super weapon, Jericho; Tony secretly builds a super-powered armored suit that he wears to escape. Now he is free and discovers that there is a power out there that plans to destabilize the world. Despite objections from his business partner Obadiah Stane (Jeff Bridges) and assistant Pepper Potts (Gwyneth Paltrow), Tony puts on his armored suit and, as Iron Man, vows to protect the world from his weapons that had fallen into the hands of the U.S. enemies.
|Love & Sex 2000 N/R, 82 min.|
Director: Valerie Breiman
Cast: Famke Janssen, Jon Favreau, Noah Emmerich, Cheri Otori, Ann Magnuson, Josh Hopkins, Robert Knepper, Vincent Ventresca, Kristen Zang, David Steinberg
Flashbacks predominate as Monique magazine journalist Kate Welles (Famke Janssen) tackles an assignment on sex, love, and the modern woman. She is expected to draw on her own life experiences, but the problem is that Kate has few equals in her inability to form relationships with her loser boyfriends. Then Adam (Jon Favreau) enters the picture; they fall in love; Adam gets bored; he leaves. Now, too late, he realizes he has made a mistake.
|Made 2001 R, 95 min.|
Director: Jon Favreau
Cast: Jon Favreau, Vince Vaughn, Sean "P. Diddy" Combs, Famke Janssen, Peter Falk, Faizon Love, David O'Hara, Vincent Pastore, Makenzie Vega, Jonathan Silverman
Bobby (Jon Favreau) and Ricky (Vince Vaughn) aspire to be professional boxers. Needing cash, they accept a money-laundering job from the local mob boss, Max (Peter Falk), who sends them to NYC where Ricky's antics threaten the operation.
|Open Season 2006 PG, 85 min.|
Genre: Family / Adventure / Comedy
Director: Roger Allers, Jill Culton, Anthony Stacchi
Cast: Martin Lawrence, Ashton Kutcher, Debra Messing, Gary Sinise, Billy Connolly, Georgia Engel, Jon Favreau, Jane Krakowski, Gordon Tootoosis, Patrick Warburton, Cody Cameron, Danny Mann, Jack McGee
In this animated film, a domesticated grizzly bear, Boog (voice of Martin Lawrence), had been living in park ranger Beth's (Debra Messing) garage until Beth believed he should be set free. Now out on his own, Boog lacks survival skills and welcomes deer friend Elliot's (voice of Ashton Kutcher) aid in escaping from redneck hunter Shaw (Gary Sinise). The two form a bond and try to rid the forest of hunters.
|PCU 1994 PG-13, 79 min.|
Director: Hart Bochner
Cast: Jeremy Piven, Chris Young, Megan Ward, Jon Favreau, David Spade, Sarah Trigger, Alex Desert, Jessica Walter, Jake Busey, Maddie Corman
The plot for this comedy involves events occurring on the campus of Port Chester University during a weekend visit by pre-frosh Tom Lawrence (Chris Young). Tom is taken under the wing of a long-time (seven years) undergrad, Droz Andrews (Jeremy Piven), from whom Tom learns more than a little bit about the political correctness of PCU environs.
|Persons Unknown 1996 R, 99 min.|
Genre: Action / Thriller
Director: George Hickenlooper
Cast: Joe Mantegna, Kelly Lynch, Naomi Watts, J.T. Walsh, Jon Favreau, Xander Berkeley, Don Blakely, George Hickenlooper
After ex-cop Jim Holland (Joe Mantegna) is charmed by Amanda (Kelly Lynch) as part of her ploy to get security codes to the Colombian coke house he guards, the double-crossing, sex, drugs, and robbery play their roles in this action thriller.
|The Replacements 2000 PG-13, 117 min.|
Director: Howard Deutch
Cast: Keanu Reeves, Gene Hackman, Brooke Langton, Jon Favreau, Jack Warden, Rhys Ifans, Orlando Jones, Michael Jace, Troy Winbush, Michael Taliferro, Faizon Love, Ace Yonamine, David Denman, Gailard Sartain, Brett Cullen
This is a fictionalized account of the 1987 NFL strike in which the fictional Washington Sentinels replace striking players with less than first-rate talent. Gene Hackman takes on the role of Coach McGinty who recruits a washed-up quarterback, Shane Falco (Keanu Reeves).
|Rocky Marciano 1999 R, 100 min.|
Director: Charles Winkler
Cast: Jon Favreau, Penelope Ann Miller, George C. Scott, Duane Davis, Judd Hirsch, Tony Lo Bianco, Rino Romano, Rhoda Gemignani, Aron Tager, Noah Danby
The personal and professional life of Rocky Marciano (Jon Favreau), one of the greatest heavyweight boxing champions, is the focus of this made-for-cable-TV biography. This is not the best biography ever, but it provides insight into the corrupt world of professional boxing.
|Rudy 1993 PG, 112 min.|
Director: David Anspaugh
Cast: Sean Astin, Ned Beatty, Charles S. Dutton, Lili Taylor, Jon Favreau, Greta Lind, Scott Benjaminson, Mary Ann Thebus, Chelcie Ross, Robert Prosky, Christopher Reed, Deborah Wittenberg, Christopher Erwin, Kevin Duda, Vince Vaughn
This film is based on the true story of young Daniel E. "Rudy" Ruettiger (Sean Astin) in the 1960s who dreamed of playing football for Notre Dame. It is an inspiring story and is a definite "YES" for viewing.
|Something's Gotta Give 2003 PG-13, 128 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Romance
Director: Nancy Meyers
Cast: Jack Nicholson, Diane Keaton, Frances McDormand, Keanu Reeves, Amanda Peet, Jon Favreau, Paul Michael Glaser, Rachel Ticotin, Marjie Gum, KaDee Strickland, Jennifer Siebel Newsom, John H. Tobin, Lorna Scott, Peter Spears, Connie Sawyer
Aging playboy Harry Sanborn (Jack Nicholson) actively pursues younger women. But, that changes when he suffers a heart attack while visiting his young girlfriend Marin (Amanda Peet) at her mother Erica's (Diane Keaton) home. Chemistry develops between Harry and Erica, and the young doctor, Julian Mercer (Keanu Reeves), who is treating Harry also takes a romantic interest in Erica. Good moments in this one. Diane Keaton was nominated for a Best Actress Oscar.
|Swingers 1996 R, 95 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Doug Liman
Cast: Jon Favreau, Vince Vaughn, Ron Livingston, Patrick Van Horn, Alex Desert, Heather Graham, Deena Martin, Blake Lindsley, Brooke Langton, Katherine Kendall, Kevin James Kelly, Stephanie Ittleson, Vernon Vaughn, Joan Favreau, Rio Hackford
Guys on the prowl around Hollywood–waiting for their big breaks in the entertainment world–talk to each other about how to pick up girls, but they manage more talking than action. Nevertheless, this movie understands the comedy that occurs BEFORE boy meets girl as guys work at being macho and loving at the same time.
|Very Bad Things 1998 R, 101 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Thriller
Director: Peter Berg
Cast: Christian Slater, Cameron Diaz, Daniel Stern, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Jon Favreau, Jeremy Piven, Leland Orser, Joey Zimmerman, Tyler Cole Malinger, Kobe Tai, Rob Brownstein, Russell B. McKenzie, Pancho Demmings, Angelo Di Mascio Jr., Blake Gibbons
Kyle Fisher (Jon Favreau) and his friends– brothers Adam (Daniel Stern) and Michael (Jeremy Piven), Charles (Leland Orser), and Robert (Christian Slater)–head to Las Vegas for his bachelor party. A stripper is invited, one of the men has sex with her, and now she is dead. Hearing reports of noises, the security guard comes to the door, spots the corpse, and he is murdered too. What is to be done with two bodies that must be disposed of?
|Wild West Comedy Show: 30 Days & 30 Nights.... 2008 R, 100 min.|
Genre: Documentary / Comedy
Director: Ari Sandel
Cast: Vince Vaughn, Ahmed Ahmed, John Caparulo, Bret Ernst, Sebastian Maniscalco, Jon Favreau, Dwight Yoakam, Peter Billingsley, Keir O'Donnell, Justin Long, Taylor Hackford, Buck Owens
[Full title: Wild West Comedy Show: 30 Days & 30 Nights - Hollywood to the Heartland] In the spirit of Buffalo Bill's traveling Wild West show, in 2005 Vince Vaughn put together his own touring show with comedy as the center-point rather than animals. Gathering four relatively unknown comedians (Ahmed Ahmed, John Caparulo, Bret Ernst, and Sebastian Maniscalco) and several of his friends, the show took off from Hollywood on a 6,000 mile trip to put on 30 shows in 30 days starting with California, then heading East through the southern states, and finally into the Midwest. The comic routines are great, and Vaughn, as host, pulls the show together with sketches and actor and musician guests. The troupe even had a scrape with Hurricane Katrina. This is an entertaining documentary that shows the highlights of the tour.
|Wimbledon 2004 PG-13, 100 min.|
Genre: Drama / Comedy / Romance
Director: Richard Loncraine
Cast: Kirsten Dunst, Paul Bettany, Sam Neill, Jon Favreau, Bernard Hill, Eleanor Bron, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Robert Lindsay, Austin Nichols, Kyle Hyde, Celia Imrie, Penny Ryder, James McAvoy, John McEnroe, Chris Evert
Tennis star Peter Colt (Paul Bettany) has fallen on hard times as his ranking has hit an all-time low–until he meets and falls in love with rising tennis star Lizzie Bradbury (Kirsten Dunst). Despite parental interference, the relationship seems to be helping Peter's tennis game. Will love conquer all?
|Zathura: A Space Adventure 2005 PG, 102 min.|
Genre: Family / Sci-Fi / Comedy / Action / Adventure
Director: Jon Favreau
Cast: Jonah Bobo, Josh Hutcherson, Dax Shepard, Kristen Stewart, Tim Robbins, Frank Oz, John(2) Alexander, Derek Mears, Douglas Tait, Joe Bucaro III, Jeff Wolfe
Shortly after their divorced dad (Tim Robbins) leaves for the office, squabbling, young brothers–Danny (Jonah Bobo) and Walter (Josh Hutcherson)–discover an old board game called "Zathura." When Danny starts playing with pieces of the game, a meteor shower invades the living room and hurls the house and boys into orbit around Saturn. Now, the only way to get home is to stop the bickering and to finish the game. But, can Danny and Walter stop their fighting long enough to succeed?
|1. The Big Empty (2003)|
2. The Break-Up (2006)
3. Daredevil (2003)
4. Deep Impact (1998)
5. Dogtown (1997)
6. Elf (2003)
7. Folks! (1992)
8. Four Christmases (2008)
9. I Love You, Man (2009)
10. Iron Man (2008)
11. Love & Sex (2000)
12. Made (2001)
13. Open Season (2006)
14. PCU (1994)
15. Persons Unknown (1996)
16. The Replacements (2000)
17. Rocky Marciano (1999)
18. Rudy (1993)
19. Something's Gotta Give (2003)
20. Swingers (1996)
21. Very Bad Things (1998)
22. Wild West Comedy Show: 30 Days & 30 Nights.... (2008)
23. Wimbledon (2004)
24. Zathura: A Space Adventure (2005)
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