2002 August Movies

Super Troopers

Super Troopers

  • 35%
  • R
  • 100 min
  • Comedy

A team of Vermont State Troopers stationed in the boonies just south of the Canadian border risks falling victim to serious budget cuts unless it proves to those pulling the purse strings that it does more than toy with stoned joyriders. During a routine traffic stop, the troopers uncover a drug smuggling operation and they start a race against the clock to crack the dope ring and save their jobs. They also chase an elusive cartoon monkey.

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  • 48%
  • PG-13
  • 124 min
  • Action

Vin Diesel reunites with the director (Rob Cohen) and the producer (Neal H.Moritz) of the blockbuster The Fast and the Furious. Diesel stars as Xander "XXX" Cage, the notorious underground thrill seeker who until now has been deemed untouchable by the law. NSA Agent Gibbons (Samuel L. Jackson) forces XXX to cooperate with the government to infiltrate an underground Russian crime ring and avoid going to prison. Betting XXX can succeed where other conventional spies have failed, Gibbons sends XXX to enter this world of crime undetected, using his natural athletic prowess and a whole lot of attitude. Enlisted for a dangerous covert mission, he must combat a clever, organized, and ruthless enemy far beyond the scope of his experience.

Signs

Signs

  • 74%
  • PG-13
  • 106 min
  • Drama

A widowed Pennsylvania farmer, Graham Hess (Mel Gibson), discovers strange 500-foot crop circles in his corn fields. Were they created by pranksters or ? aliens? Along with his brother, Merrill (Joaquin Phoenix), and his two children, daughter Bo (Abigail Breslin) and son Morgan (Rory Culkin), Graham searches for the answer, and it's not long before others are searching, too.

We Were Soldiers

We Were Soldiers

  • 63%
  • R
  • 138 min
  • Action

Told from the perspective of two men who were on the scene during the first battle between U.S. and Viet Cong troops. Harold Moore, a U.S. commander, and Joseph Galloway, a reporter, describe in detail the events waiting to befall the 400 American soldiers who were flown into the country via helicopter � when 2,000 Vietnamese troops were poised to surround them.

Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams

Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams

  • 74%
  • PG
  • 100 min
  • Action

This time around, Carmen (Alexa Vega) and Juni Cortez (Daryl Sabara) find themselves on a mysterious island, where they meet an eccentric scientist (Steve Buscemi) and his odd genetic creations, all the while battling a pair of rival spy siblings, Gary (Matt O'Leary) and Gerti (Emily Osment) Giggles. When the kids find themselves in trouble, mom and dad (Carla Gugino, Antonio Banderas) spring into action, and even their superspy grandparents (Ricardo Montalban, Holland Taylor) lend a hand.

One Hour Photo

One Hour Photo

  • 81%
  • R
  • 96 min
  • Drama

An employee (Robin Williams) at a one-hour photo lab grows obsessed with a suburban family who drops off some pictures and begins to stalk them.

Ali G Indahouse

Ali G Indahouse

    • R
    • 85 min
    • Comedy

    Ali G, the U.K.'s hottest comic sensation, makes his way to American audiences with the audacious new comedy, Ali G Indahouse. In his big-screen debut, the chilled-out, hip-hopping, white gangsta-rapper wannabe finds himself in the bizarre position of having to resolve one of Great Britain's biggest national and political scandals. Abetted by his loyal crew, the West Staines Massive and long suffering girlfriend "Me Julie," he emerges as the unlikeliest of heroes.

    Blue Crush

    Blue Crush

    • 61%
    • PG-13
    • 104 min
    • Drama

    Nothing gets between Anne Marie and her board. Living in a beach shack with three roommates including her rebellious younger sister, she is up before dawn every morning to conquer the waves and count the days until the Rip Masters surf competition. Having transplanted herself to Hawaii with no one's blessing but her own, Anne Marie finds all she needs in the adrenaline-charged surf scene ... until pro quarterback Matt Tollman comes along. Like it or not, Anne Marie starts losing her balance - and finding it - as she falls for Matt.

    The Good Girl

    The Good Girl

    • 81%
    • R
    • 94 min
    • Comedy

    Jennifer Aniston plays Justine, a small-town Texas store clerk trapped in a stale marriage with a husband, Phil, who she suspects is infertile due to his chronic pot smoking. Frustrated and feeling neglected, she finds a seemingly kindred spirit in Holden (Jake Gyllenhaal), a younger clerk claiming to be named after the famous J.D. Salinger character. Before long, the two begin an affair, but things become complicated when she gets pregnant and her husband's best friend, Bubba (Tim Blake Nelson), threatens to reveal her secret.

    Undisputed

    Undisputed

    • 48%
    • R
    • 96 min
    • Action

    James "Iceman" Chambers (Ving Rhames), the heavyweight boxing champ, is accused of raping a woman and winds up in jail. An old-time gangster (Peter Falk) arranges a bout between Chambers and the prison boxing champ, Monroe Hutchen (Wesley Snipes).