|The Adventures of Tom Thumb and Thumbelina 2002 G, 75 min.|
Genre: Animation / Family / Musical / Adventure
Director: Glenn Chaika
Cast: Elijah Wood, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Alexandra Boyd, Peter Gallagher, Rachel Griffiths, Robert Guillaume, Bebe Neuwirth, Esai Morales, Michael Chiklis, Yvette Freeman, Jon Stewart, Jane Leeves, John Patrick White, Emma Samms
The Grimm brothers meet Hans Christian Anderson. Tiny Tom (voice of Elijah Wood) and just-as-tiny Thumbelina (voice of Jennifer Love Hewitt) live in a tiny community. The adventure begins after full-size humans kidnap Thumbelina to be the star in a circus sideshow. But, after she frees herself, events deteriorate as the mean Mole King intends on making her his bride. Tom and Thumbelina shall overcome, with the help of tiny forest creatures. A fun adventure ride for the younger crowd. From Disney with lots of songs.
|Big Daddy 1999 PG-13, 95 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Dennis Dugan
Cast: Adam Sandler, Joey Lauren Adams, Jon Stewart, Cole & Dylan Sprouse, Josh Mostel, Leslie Mann, Allen Covert, Rob Schneider, Kristy Swanson, Joseph Bologna, Steve Buscemi, Peter Dante, Jonathan Loughran, Tim Herlihy, Edmund Lyndeck
Well-educated Sonny Koufax (Adam Sandler) has not taken advantage of employment opportunities, but fate steps in when a little boy, Julian (Cole and Dylan Sprouse), arrives at his apartment with a note claiming that Julian is the son of Sonny's old friend Kevin (Jon Stewart) who is in China. Sonny adopts Julian believing that this will help get his life on track and, as an indulgent dad, turns him into a spoiled kid who does whatever he wants. Then the REAL problems begin that culminate in a courtroom battle.
|Death to Smoochy 2002 R, 108 min.|
Director: Danny DeVito
Cast: Robin Williams, Edward Norton, Danny DeVito, Jon Stewart, Catherine Keener, Harvey Fierstein, Pam Ferris, Michael Rispoli, Vincent Schiavelli, Salma Hayek
Fired from his job as host of a children's TV show, bribe-taking, foul-mouthed "Rainbow"/Randolph Smiley (Robin Williams) plots against his too-good-to-be-true replacement–a purple rhino, "Smoochy"/Sheldon Mopes (Edward Norton).
|Doogal 2006 G, 80 min.|
Genre: Animation / Family / Adventure / Comedy
Director: Jean Duval, Frank Passingham, Dave Borthwick
Cast: Daniel Tay, Jimmy Fallon, Jon Stewart, Whoopi Goldberg, William H. Macy, Chevy Chase, Judi Dench, Kylie Minogue, Ian McKellen, Kevin Smith, Cory Edwards, John Krasinski
An old legend relates the story of three magical jewels falling into the wrong hands and combining into a force so powerful that it could freeze the Sun. In this animated family adventure, candy-loving mutt Doogal (Daniel Tay) crashes into the magic carousel, and the accident releases the evil Zeebad (Jon Stewart) from his prison. Zeebad vows revenge by freezing the Earth forever, but first he must find the three magic jewels. Never fear, the good wizard Zebedee (Ian McKellen) tells Doogal about the jewels, and Doogal and friends Dylan (Jimmy Fallon), Brian (William H. Macy), and Ermitrude (Whoopi Goldberg) set out on a fantastic adventure to save the world.
|The Faculty 1998 R, 110 min.|
Genre: Sci-Fi / Mystery / Horror / Thriller
Director: Robert Rodriguez
Cast: Elijah Wood, Piper Laurie, Christopher McDonald, Bebe Neuwirth, Robert Patrick, Usher Raymond, Jon Stewart, Salma Hayek, Daniel von Bargen, Josh Hartnett, Jordana Brewster, Clea DuVall, Laura Harris, Famke Janssen, Shawn Hatosy
Is the faculty of Herrington, Ohio, High School from outer space? Well, yes, this town is the focus of an invasion from space and the faculty is the first victim. A group of courageous students attempt to save the world. Freely taken from other sci-fi/horror movies, it is still some fun.
|Since You've Been Gone 1998 R, 96 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Romance
Director: David Schwimmer
Cast: Teri Hatcher, Lara Flynn Boyle, David Schwimmer, Rachel Griffiths, Joey Slotnick, Jon Stewart, Tracy Walsh, Philip Rayburn Smith, Laura Eason, Joy Gregory, Heidi Stillman, Thom Cox, David Catlin, Tom Hodges, Harry Lennix
Every graduate seems to have come to this 10th-high-school reunion with his or her own bag of troubles. Dr. Kevin MacEldowney (Philip Rayburn Smith) was humiliated on graduation day but appears at the reunion with his wife, Mollie (Joy Gregory) and gay friend Zane (Joey Slotnick). But, as would be expected in a comedy, all ends well by the end of the evening.
|1. The Adventures of Tom Thumb and Thumbelina (2002)|
2. Big Daddy (1999)
3. Death to Smoochy (2002)
4. Doogal (2006)
5. The Faculty (1998)
6. Since You've Been Gone (1998)
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