2001 April Movies

Amelie

Amelie

  • 90%
  • R
  • 122 min
  • Comedy

Bursting with imagination and having seen her share of tragedy and fantasy, Amelie is not like the other girls. When she grows up she becomes a waitress in a Montmartre bar run by a former dancer. Amelie enjoys simple pleasures until she discovers that her goal in life is to help others. To that end, she invents all sorts of tricks that allow her to intervene incognito into other people's lives, including an imbibing concierge and her hypochondriac neighbor. But Amelie's most difficult case turns out to be Nino Quicampoix, a lonely sex shop employee who collects photos abandoned at coin-operated photo booths.

Blow

Blow

  • 55%
  • R
  • 124 min
  • Biography

The true story of George Jung (Johnny Depp), a drug dealer whose rise and fall coincides with cocaine's becoming the drug of choice for the rich and famous in the 1970s.

Bridget Jones's Diary

Bridget Jones's Diary

  • 81%
  • R
  • 97 min
  • Comedy

Based on the best-selling book by Helen Fielding, this comedy chronicles a year in the life of a single, 30-something British woman (Zellweger) as she struggles with men, her weight, and her work in a publishing company. Zellweger is accompanied by British favorites Hugh Grant and Colin Firth, who play her love interests.

Along Came A Spider

Along Came A Spider

  • 32%
  • R
  • 104 min
  • Action

In this prequel to 1997's Kiss the Girls � also based on a novel by James Patterson � Morgan Freeman reprises the role of Dr. Alex Cross, a psychologist-detective who seems to attract the strangest cases. This one involves a senator's young daughter kidnapped by a serial killer who leaves cryptic clues to his capture on Cross' doorstep. Monica Potter co-stars as a Secret Service agent assigned to the case.

Joe Dirt

Joe Dirt

  • 11%
  • PG-13
  • 91 min
  • Adventure

Former Saturday Night Live star David Spade plays Joe Dirt, a DJ who goes looking for his white-trash parents (Fred Ward and Caroline Aaron) who purposely abandoned him in the Grand Canyon when he was 8 years old for being too obnoxious. Kid Rock also joins the cast, playing a romantic rival to Spade.

Josie and the Pussycats

Josie and the Pussycats

  • 53%
  • PG-13
  • 98 min
  • Comedy

Based on Archie Comics characters, Josie and the Pussycats was an animated television series produced by Hanna-Barbara in the early 1970s. In this live action version, Josie (Rachael Leigh Cook) leads a rock band that dresses like cats and solves crimes while on tour. The ubiquitous Alan Cumming plays the band's talent scout, while Parker Posey is cast as an evil record company mogul.

Pokémon 3: The Movie

    • G
    • 93 min
    • Animation

    When Molly Hale's sadness of her father's disappearance get to her, she unknowingly uses the Unown to create her own dream world along with Entei, who she believes to be her father. When Entei kidnaps Ash's mom, Ash along with Misty & Brock invade the mansion looking for his mom and trying to stop the mysteries of Molly's Dream World and Entei!

    Freddy Got Fingered

    Freddy Got Fingered

    • 11%
    • R
    • 87 min
    • Comedy

    Tom (Tom Green) is a 27-year-old still living in his parents' basement. His dad, Jim, wants him to get a life and establish a career, like his younger brother, Freddie, a banker. Tom only wants to draw, so when dad puts his foot down and Tom fails to fly right, an all-out, one-on-one war ensues.

    Driven

    Driven

    • 14%
    • PG-13
    • 116 min
    • Action

    Talented but unfocused racing rookie Jimmy Bly (Kip Pardue) is slipping in the rankings, cracking under pressure from his ambitious promoter brother (Robert Sean Leonard). And it doesn't help that Bly is pursuing an affair with Sophia (Estella Warren), the girlfriend of his nemesis, top racer Beau Brandenburg (Til Schweiger).

    With so much riding on Bly, seasoned car owner Carl Henry (Burt Reynolds) seeks help from former racing star Joe Tanto (Sylvester Stallone), whose once-promising career spun out after a tragic accident that nearly killed him and another driver. But to steer Bly to the top, Tanto must navigate his scarred emotional past, maneuver around the hovering presence of a reporter (Stacy Edwards) covering the male-dominated racing scene, and contend with Cathy (Gina Gershon), his ex-wife, who has since married rival racing sensation Memo Moreno (Cristian De La Fuente). Caught between success, failure, regret and the need for speed, the four competitors are driven to put the pedal to the metal in pursuit of redemption and glory.

    Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles

    Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles

    • 11%
    • PG
    • 92 min
    • Adventure

    Mick Dundee (Paul Hogan), the knife-wielding game hunter from Australia, returns for more adventures.