|The Benchwarmers 2006 PG-13, 80 min.|
Director: Dennis Dugan
Cast: Rob Schneider, David Spade, Jon Heder, Jon Lovitz, Craig Kilborn, Molly Sims, Tim Meadows, Nick Swardson, Erinn Bartlett, Amaury Nolasco, Bill Romanowski, Sean Salisbury, Matt Weinberg, Reggie Jackson, Max Prado
As a result of witnessing young Nelson (Max Prado) being bullied, three inept guys–Gus (Rob Schneider), Richie (David Spade), and Clark (Jon Heder) form a three-player baseball team and compete against Little League teams around the state.
|Blades of Glory 2007 PG-13, 93 min.|
Director: Josh Gordon, Will Speck
Cast: Will Ferrell, Jon Heder, Will Arnett, Amy Poehler, Jenna Fischer, William Fichtner, Craig T. Nelson, Romany Malco, Nick Swardson, Scott Hamilton, Andy Richter, Greg Lindsay, Rob Corddry, Tom Virtue
Figure skaters Chazz Michael Michaels (Will Ferrell) and Jimmy MacElroy (Jon Heder) compete in a rivalry that extends off the ice in a brawl on the podium, which results in the loss of their medals and being banned from singles competition. But, after looking at the rule book, they come up with a loophole that allows them to compete in doubles competition. They form a team and decide to include the Iron Lotus (a maneuver that has only been performed once in the past and resulted in the decapitation of one of the partners). As if this does not cause enough trouble for them, they must also deal with the brother and sister team of champions–Stranz and Fairchild Van Waldenberg (Will Arnett and Amy Poehler)–who are determined to sabotage the Chazz and Jimmy team.
|Just Like Heaven 2005 PG-13, 95 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Romance / Fantasy
Director: Mark Waters
Cast: Reese Witherspoon, Mark Ruffalo, Donal Logue, Dina Waters, Ben Shenkman, Jon Heder, Ivana Milicevic, Caroline Aaron, Rosalind Chao, Ron Canada, Chris Pflueger, Willie Garson, Gabrielle Made, William Caploe, Billy Beck
Dr. Elizabeth Masterson (Reese Witherspoon) climbs into her car, drives off, and is involved in a head-on crash. She has been in a coma ever since the accident, and David (Mark Ruffalo) has sublet her apartment. But, Elizabeth's spirit has not left the apartment, and she makes appearances to confront David about his sloppy housekeeping. Over time (You guessed it!), criticism turns into romance.
|Monster House 2006 PG, 91 min.|
Genre: Animation / Family / Comedy / Fantasy
Director: Gil Kenan
Cast: Mitchel Musso, Sam Lerner, Spencer Locke, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Steve Buscemi, Catherine O'Hara, Fred Willard, Jason Lee, Kevin James, Jon Heder, Nick Cannon, Ryan Newman, Kathleen Turner
DJ (voice of Mitchel Musso), Chowder (voice of Sam Lerner), and Jenny (voice of Spencer Locke) discover a house that is alive and swallowing people who come near. Halloween is coming. Will they be able to convince those in authority of the danger present in the neighborhood before the the house eats Trick-or-Treaters who enter the property? The film received an Oscar nomination for Best Animated Feature.
|Napoleon Dynamite 2004 PG-13, 86 min.|
Director: Jared Hess
Cast: Jon Heder, Jon Gries, Efren Ramirez, Aaron Ruell, Tina Majorino, Diedrich Bader, Haylie Duff, Ellen Dubin, Emily Tyndall, Sandy Martin, Trevor Snarr, Shondrella Avery, Bracken Johnson, Carmen Brady, J.C. Cunningham
Teenage nerd Napoleon Dynamite (Jon Heder) lives in Preston, Idaho, with Grandma (Sandy Martin) and his older brother, Kip (Aaron Ruell). Surrounding Napoleon are a cast of off-beat characters–including Pedro (Efren Ramirez) and weird Uncle Rico (Jon Gries). Pedro is a new kid in school who has become Napoleon's best friend, so when Pedro runs for class president against popular, but nasty, Summer (Haylie Duff), Napoleon comes to his aid.
|School for Scoundrels 2006 PG-13, 100 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Romance
Director: Todd Phillips
Cast: Billy Bob Thornton, Jon Heder, Jacinda Barrett, Michael Clarke Duncan, Luis Guzman, David Cross, Sarah Silverman, Horatio Sanz, Matt Walsh, Todd Luiso, Paul Scheer, Jon Glaser, Leonard Earl Howze, Dan Fogler
Filled with low self-esteem, Roger (Jon Heder) is not happy with his job as a NYC meter reader and enrolls in a confidence-building class led by Dr. P (Billy Bob Thornton). Roger does gain confidence and even gains the courage to pursue Amanda (Jacinda Barrett) who is the girl of his dreams. But problems rise to the fore when the dastardly Dr. P decides to compete for Amanda's affections.
|Surf's Up 2007 PG, 85 min.|
Genre: Animation / Family / Comedy / Action
Director: Ash Brannon, Chris Buck
Cast: Shia LaBeouf, Jeff Bridges, Zooey Deschanel, Jon Heder, James Woods, Diedrich Bader, Mario Cantone, Kelly Slater, Rob Machado, Sal Masekela, Ash Brannon, Chris Buck, Brian Posehn, Dana Belben
In this animated, family comedy, under-sized penguin Cody Maverick (voice of Shia LaBeouf) doesn't fit in with his penguin family in Antarctica and dreams of becoming a surfer like his idol Big Z (voice of Jeff Bridges). So, Cody hitches a ride on the back of a whale and ends up on a tropical island where he hopes to win the Big Z Memorial Surf Off. But, the bully Tank Evans (voice of Diedrich Bader) humiliates Cody during the contest. When Cody wipes out, he is rescued by lifeguard Lani (voice of Zooey Deschanel) who introduces him to her Uncle Geek who, it turns out, is really Big Z. Now, Big Z trains Cody for the next surfing competition, and Cody has a chance of getting his act together. The film received an Academy Award nomination for Best Animated Feature.
|1. The Benchwarmers (2006)|
2. Blades of Glory (2007)
3. Just Like Heaven (2005)
4. Monster House (2006)
5. Napoleon Dynamite (2004)
6. School for Scoundrels (2006)
7. Surf's Up (2007)
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