2002 April Movies

National Lampoon's Van Wilder

National Lampoon's Van Wilder

  • 19%
  • R
  • 92 min
  • Comedy

A student not ready to face the real world does everything he can to stay in college as long as he can manage. His biggest challenge? His fed-up father refuses to pay for one more semester.

Murder By Numbers

Murder By Numbers

  • 31%
  • R
  • 120 min
  • Crime

Sandra Bullock plays Cassie Mayweather, a crime scene specialist on the trail of two high-school students accused of murder, Richard Haywood and Justin Pendleton. The students believe they have created the perfect method of criminal behavior and can elude capture at their leisure. Cassie is weighed down by her inexperienced partner, Sam Kennedy, who plays by all the rules.

The Scorpion King

The Scorpion King

  • 40%
  • PG-13
  • 94 min
  • Action

A prequel to the hit films The Mummy and The Mummy Returns. In this one, The Rock, as a lowly but surprisingly muscular peasant, witnesses his village destroyed by marauders. Enraged and well-oiled, he deals many furious smack-downs to his enemies on his way to becoming the first pharaoh of Egypt.

The Sweetest Thing

The Sweetest Thing

  • 26%
  • R
  • 88 min
  • Comedy

When it comes to dating, Christina Walters (Diaz) has a golden rule: avoid searching for Mr. Right and focus on Mr. Right Now. That is until one night at a club when she unexpectedly meets Peter (Jane), only to see him suddenly disappear the next day. She and her best friend Courtney (Applegate) decide to break the rules and go on a road trip to find him, encountering wild and hilarious misadventures along the way. A romantic comedy without the sugar, The Sweetest Thing is a fresh twist on the search for love.

Jason X

Jason X

  • 21%
  • R
  • 91 min
  • Horror

A team of government scientists working at the Crystal Lake Research Facility has finally captured the seemingly indestructible killer Jason Voorhees (Kane Hodder). In order to contain Jason, they plan to freeze him in cryogenic suspension; but, as usual, things go horribly wrong and he breaks free to resume his murderous ways. Rowan (Lexa Doig) the sole survivor of Jason�s latest rampage, manages to complete the cryogenic suspension of Jason, but at the last moment, is frozen in time along with him.

Flash forward to the year 2455. Old Earth is now a contaminated abandoned planet, and humans have returned to research the artifacts of the lost civilization. When they enter the ancient grounds of Crystal Lake, they discover two frozen ancestors � Jason and Rowan. They return with the bodies to their starship and are able to revive Rowan, and they come face-to-face with a shocking, totally new form of evil as Jason comes back to life and begins to silently stalk them through the corridors of the spacecraft.

Frailty

Frailty

  • 74%
  • R
  • 100 min
  • Crime

The FBI must track down a Texas serial killer who goes by the self-given nickname God's Hands; Matthew McConaughey plays Fenton Meeks, a man who realizes through a series of disturbing flashbacks about his childhood that it might be his brother whom the FBI is tracking.

High Crimes

High Crimes

  • 31%
  • PG-13
  • 115 min
  • Crime

High powered lawyer Claire Kubik finds her world turned upside down when her husband, who she thought was Tom Kubik, is arrested and is revealed to be Ron Chapman. Chapman is on trial for a murder of Latin American villagers while he was in the Marines. Claire soon learns that to navigate the military justice system, she'll need help from the somewhat unconventional Charlie Grimes; meanwhile, Claire's sister, Jackie, is falling in love with wet-behind-the-ears Lieutenant Embry assigned as the official defense lawyer. And most of the eyewitnesses have rather too conveniently died.

Human Nature

Human Nature

  • 49%
  • R
  • 96 min
  • Comedy

In the latest from Being John Malkovich scribe Charlie Kaufman, Tim Robbins plays a scientist bent on teaching table manners to mice who, along with a hair-covered nature writer (Patricia Arquette), discovers and attempts to civilize a feral man (Rhys Ifans).

Enigma

Enigma

  • 72%
  • R
  • 119 min
  • Drama

In 1943 England, Tom Jericho is a code-cracker who has previously broken the Nazis' Enigma Code. But now they've changed the codes, leaving British intelligence scrambling to break them again. Is there a spy among the crew feeding secrets to the enemy?

Big Trouble

Big Trouble

  • 48%
  • PG-13
  • 85 min
  • Comedy

From the creative mind of Pulizter winner Dave Barry, comes a film following a chain of events inspired by the arrival of a mysterious suitcase in Miami. Arthur Herk, a corrupt business owner, wants to get his hands on the case. At the same time, two hitmen wants get him wacked. Tired of his constant fixation on drinking and television, Herk's wife Anna and daughter Jenny decide to find new love interests in divorced dad Eliot Arnold and his son Matt. Just to add more complication to this already complicated plot, two thieves decide to steal the case and lead a Miami police team and two FBI agents on a wild goose chase that ends inside the airport terminal.