The Mystery Inc. gang have gone their separate ways and have been apart for two years, until they each receive an invitation to Spooky Island. Not knowing that the others have also been invited, they show up and discover an amusement park that affects young visitors in very strange ways. Fred, Daphne, Velma, Shaggy and Scooby soon realize that they cannot solve this mystery without help from each other.
Based on the best-selling novel by High Fidelity author Nick Hornby, About a Boy tells the story of a shallow, wealthy man (Hugh Grant) in his mid-30s who begins dating single mothers because they'll be momentarily grateful for the insincere "love," and thus easier to dump down the road. But his plan hits a snag when he unexpectedly falls for his latest target and becomes a father figure to her 12-year-old son.
Lee Holloway (Maggie Gyllenhaal) has a few strikes against her when she applies for a secretarial position at the law office of E. Edward Grey (James Spader). First, she was released only recently from a mental institution; second, after only one day back with her dysfunctional suburban family, she has already succumbed again to her secret, self-destructive habit. Although she's never had a job in her life, Lee is hired by the mysterious lawyer Mr. Grey. At first the work seems quite normal, but soon, in between typing, filing, and coffee-making, Lee and Mr. Grey embark on a more personal relationship together, crossing lines of conduct that would give any human resource director pause. The film is based on the short story "Secretary," from Mary Gaitskill's collection Bad Behavior.
Lilo (Daveigh Chase) is a young Hawaiian girl who adopts a "dog" named Stitch (Chris Sanders), who is actually an alien genetic experiment gone horribly awry. Stitch has crash-landed on Earth, where he immediately begins wreaking havoc. Through her generosity, Lilo teaches Stitch the one thing he wasn't designed to do ? to care about others.
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.
A young woman flees from Alabama to reinvent herself in New York, leaving behind her "white trash" upbringing and husband. She finds herself becoming a city socialite and is happy with her Park Avenue boyfriend. Everything goes perfectly until he proposes to her, forcing her to return home to tell her parents and get a divorce. But the trip back awakens memories of her past, and she must choose between her new life and the life she left behind.
With the Ice Age fast approaching, a woolly mammoth, sabre-tooth tiger, and a very nervous sloth are forced to migrate to a warmer locale. But of course, the journey isn't so simple, not with this crew.
Toula Portokalos is 30, Greek, and works in her family's restaurant, Dancing Zorba's, in Chicago. All her father Gus wants is for her to get married to a nice Greek boy. But Toula is looking for more in life. Her mother convinces Gus to let her take some computer classes at college (making him think it's his idea). With those classes under her belt, she then takes over her aunt's travel agency (again making her father think it's his idea). She meets Ian Miller, a high school English teacher, WASP, and dreamboat she had made a fool of herself over at the restaurant; they date secretly for a while before her family finds out. Her father is livid over her dating a non-Greek. He has to learn to accept Ian; Ian has to learn to accept Toula's huge family, and Toula has to learn to accept herself.
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.
Dr. Evil and Mini-Me have somehow escaped from a maximum security prison and the duo team up with Goldmember. Together they formulate a plan for world domination. And this particular scheme requires a large amount of time-travel, and kidnapping Austin Powers' father, England's master spy, Nigel Powers. As Austin chases Dr. Evil, Mini-Me and Goldmember through time, he stops in 1975 to "connect" with an old girlfriend, detective Foxy Cleopatra, and requests her help to track the villains and save his father.
A popular but very mean high-school girl wakes up to find that she's become ... a 30-year-old man, played by Rob Schneider. Eww. She must figure out how and why she became a man and how the heck to return to being a teenage girl.
Barry Evan (Adam Sandler) is a small business owner with seven sisters whose abuse has kept him alone and unable to fall in love. When a harmonium and a mysterious woman (Emily Watson) enter his life, his romantic journey begins. Also starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Luis Guzman. Written and Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson.
For her entire life, Gracie Hart has dreamed of emulating the career of her mother, Emily, a highly esteemed FBI agent who died in the line of duty. Unfortunately, Gracie's aggressive nature has branded her as a loose cannon, and the only one in the bureau who actually believes in her is fellow agent and friend, Eric Matthews. When a terrorist threatens to bomb the Miss United States pageant, the FBI rushes to find a female agent to go undercover as a contestant. Unfortunately, Gracie is the only female FBI agent who can "look the part" despite her complete lack of refinement and femininity. She prides herself in being "just one of the boys" and is horrified at the idea of becoming a girly girl. To assist her with the emergency assignment, the bureau enlists the help of Victor Melling, an obsessive and pompous pageant consultant, to transform Gracie from a "woman without a detectable smidgen of estrogen" to "Gracie Lou Freebush," glamorous beauty queen. Transformation complete, Gracie must get comfortable with the mercilessly driven and perfectly coifed contestants, infiltrate the pageant and thwart the terrorists.
Agent Jay (Will Smith), having grown lonely and angst-ridden as an MiB, uncovers a diabolical plot masterminded by Serleena (Lara Flynn Boyle), an evil Kylothian monster that disguises itself as a sexy lingerie model, when he's called to a pizza joint to investigate alien activity. While there he meets Laura, a witness, and sparks fly between them. After some flirting, he decides not to neuralize her. When Serleena takes the entire MiB building hostage, there is only one person left for Jay to turn to � his former partner, Agent Kay (Tommy Lee Jones), who is now a drone in another large government office, the U.S. Postal Service. As the two agents track Serleena and try to save the planet, Laura's past is revealed, as is the role she must play in stopping Serleena.
Described as Boys on the Side meets Duets, the story is about three childhood chums who are on different paths as they reach high school. Britney Spears, who will make her acting debut and sing in the film, plays a goody-goody straight-A student. Another girl becomes a cheerleader, while the third is a burnout. The trio eventually takes a cross-country road trip together, and along the way they meet a young aspiring musician who persuades them to come to L.A. to compete in a music contest.
A one-man show with Oedekerk as director, screenwriter, and star, Kung Pow! is a martial arts spoof that borrows footage from other martial arts films and combines it with new footage featuring Oedekerk as the kung fu hero.
When Longfellow Deeds, a small-town pizzeria owner and poet, inherits $40 billion from his deceased uncle, he quickly begins rolling in a different kind of dough. Moving to the big city, Deeds finds himself besieged by opportunists all gunning for their piece of the pie. Babe, a television tabloid reporter, poses as an innocent small-town girl to do an expos� on Deeds. Of course, Deeds' sincere naivet� has Babe falling in love with him instead. Ultimately, Deeds comes to find that money truly has the power to change things, but it doesn't necessarily need to change him.
Based on the nonfiction novel The Orchid Thief, by Susan Orlean, which is itself based on the true story of John Laroche, a plant dealer who conspired with three Seminole Indians to clone rare orchids and sell them at exorbitant rates to plant collectors. But that's just the half of it. The movie also tells of screenwriter Charlie Kaufman's (Being John Malkovich) attempts to adapt the novel to the big screen. In his effort to overcome writer's block, Kaufman seeks the help of his (fictional) brother, Donald.
Jennifer Lopez plays Marisa Ventura, a single mother in New York City who works as a maid at a four-star Manhattan hotel. When she meets Christopher Marshall (Ralph Fiennes), a Kennedy-like heir to a political dynasty and a senatorial hopeful, he mistakes her for a guest at the ritzy establishment. They go on a date, but when Marisa's true identity is revealed, it seems that the two are worlds apart.
MGuy Ritchie writes and directs Madonna in this remake of the 1975 Italian comedy, where a slovenly sailor (Giannini) is cast adrift on an island with his employer, a rich self-centered woman who is used to having her own way. Cut off from society, he reverses their roles, stripping her of pride and vanity and controlling her completely. Until, that is, she falls in love with him.
After a young man (Josh Hartnett) breaks up with his girlfriend, he tests himself by swearing off sexual contact for the 40 days of Lent. Unfortunately, in the middle of his vow he meets the girl of his dreams (Shannyn Sossamon).
The mafia's Paul Vitti (De Niro) is back in prison and will need some serious counseling when he gets out. Naturally, he returns to his analyst Dr. Ben Sobel (Crystal) for help and finds that Sobel needs some serious help himself as he has inherited the family practice, as well as an excess stock of stress.
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.
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.
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.
Warren Schmidt (Jack Nicholson) has arrived at several of life's crossroads all at the same time. He is retiring from a lifetime of service to an insurance company; his only daughter, Jeannie (Hope Davis), is about to get married; and his wife Helen (June Squibb) dies suddenly after 42 years of marriage. Desperate to find something meaningful in his thoroughly unimpressive life, Warren sets out on journey of self-discovery, exploring his roots across Nebraska in the 35-foot motor home. His ultimate destination is Denver, where he hopes to bridge the gulf between himself and his estranged daughter. Unfortunately, he hates the groom-to-be Randall (Dermot Mulroney), a profoundly mediocre, underachieving waterbed salesman. To make matters worse, Warren is appalled by his free-spirited and boorish soon-to-be in-laws (Kathy Bates and Howard Hesseman) and is swiftly convinced that his new purpose in life is to stop the marriage.
During this darkly comic and painful odyssey, Warren details his adventures and shares his observations with an unexpected new friend and confessor -- Ndugu Umbo, a six-year-old Tanzanian orphan whom he sponsors for $22 a month through an organization that advertises on TV. From these long letters filled with a lifetime of things unsaid, Warren begins -- perhaps for the first time -- to glimpse himself and the life he has lived.
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.
The residents of a rural mining town discover that an unfortunate chemical spill has caused hundreds of little spiders to mutate overnight. They're now the size of SUVs and ? they're hungry. When the alarm is sounded, it's up to mining engineer Chris McCormack (David Arquette) and Sheriff Sam Parker (Kari Wuhrer) to mobilize an eclectic group of townspeople.
The third installment in the highly successful Friday series, Friday After Next finds Craig (Ice Cube) and Day-Day (Mike Epps) back in the old neighborhood where it all began. It�s Christmas time and a ghetto Santa Claus breaks into their run-down apartment, stealing all their presents, along with anything else he can stuff into his sack, including the rent money hidden in their stereo speakers. Their only hope to not get evicted before Christmas is to take jobs as unarmed security guards at a local strip mall, where they learn some comic lessons about the true meaning of the holiday season. Co-starring John Witherspoon, Don �D.C.� Curry and Anna Maria Horsford, Friday After Next marks the feature directorial debut of noted video director Marcus Raboy. The film is written by Ice Cube and produced by Ice Cube and Matt Alvarez.
Spirit is a free-ranging, free-spirited stallion roaming across the American West in the late 19th century. His life is forever changed when officers of the U.S. Cavalry capture him to break him and train him as a warhorse.