2002 October Movies

Ghost Ship (2002)

Ghost Ship

  • 13%
  • R
  • 91 min
  • Horror

A deserted 1953 passenger ship that was thought to be lost is found floating in the Bering Sea by a salvage crew. As the crew members tow it to land, they notice that weird things begin to happen.

28 Days Later (2002)

28 Days Later

  • 88%
  • R
  • 113 min
  • Horror

A virus that locks those infected into a permanent state of killing rage, is accidentally released from a British research facility. Carried by animals and humans, the virus is impossible to contain, and spreads across the entire planet. Twenty-eight days later, a small group of survivors are trapped in London, caught in a desperate struggle to protect themselves from the infected. As they attempt to salvage a future from the apocalypse, they find that their most deadly enemy is not the virus,...

The Ring (2002)

The Ring

  • 71%
  • PG-13
  • 115 min
  • Horror

A mysterious video tape is killing off anyone who watches it. Whenever the victim watches it, the phone rings, telling them they have only one week to live. A young reporter named Rachel is investigating these events, but after she and her small son watch the tape, it becomes a race against time to find out why the tape is killing everyone and how it could be stopped.

Punchdrunk Love (2002)

Punchdrunk Love

    • NONE
    • 95 min
    • Comedy

    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.

    The Transporter (2002)

    The Transporter

    • 54%
    • PG-13
    • 100 min
    • Action

    A former U.S. Special Forces soldier-turned-mercenary hires himself out as a delivery man � any package, no questions asked. Things are complicated on his latest assignment when he breaks the first rule of the delivery service: don't open the package. The "package" turns out to contain the kidnapped daughter of a lethal Chinese cook who's smuggling his fellow countrymen into France.

    The Rules Of Attraction (2002)

    The Rules Of Attraction

    • 43%
    • R
    • 110 min
    • Comedy

    Based on Brett Easton Ellis's novel, the story deals with a drug dealer at a Vermont school, who becomes entangled in a love triangle with a girl whom he likes, but he sleeps with her roommate, and a guy who has a crush on him.

    Tuck Everlasting (2002)

    Tuck Everlasting

    • 60%
    • PG
    • 90 min
    • Drama

    In 1922, a 10-year-old girl discovers the fountain of youth in her next-door neighbor's yard. Throughout her ensuing adventures, she learns about the circle of life and death.

    White Oleander (2002)

    White Oleander

    • 70%
    • PG-13
    • 109 min
    • Drama

    Ingrid Magnussen (Michelle Pfeiffer) is sentenced to life in prison for poisoning her ex-boyfriend. This leaves her daughter, Astrid (Alison Lohman), in a series of foster homes, forced to deal with different women in the absence of her mother. Eventually, Astrid gets a chance to get her mother back, but she'd have to lie about what actually happened�

    I Spy (2002)

    I Spy

    • 15%
    • PG-13
    • 97 min
    • Action

    When the "Switchblade", the most sophisticated prototype stealth fighter created yet, is stolen from the U.S. government, one of the United States' top spies, Alex Scott (Owen Wilson), is called to action. What he doesn't expect is to get teamed up with a cocky civilian, World Class Boxing Champion Kelly Robinson (Eddie Murphy), on a dangerous top secret espionage mission. Their assignment: using equal parts skill and humor, catch Arnold Gundars, one of the world's most successful illegal arms...

    Secret Things (2002)

    Secret Things

      • NONE
      • 115 min
      • Comedy

      After they're both fired, two French women, erotic dancer Natalie (Revel) and bartender Sandrine (Seyvecou) become roommates and partners in using their sexual allures to better themselves by targeting a business firm by which they're both hired, hoping to achieve wealth by seducing the company's rich founder (Mirmont) and his son (Deville).

      Possession (2002)

      Possession

      • 65%
      • PG-13
      • 102 min
      • Romance

      Based on the 1990 novel, Possession: A Romance, by A.S. Byatt, this present-day story is the tale of two scholars (Aaron Eckhart, Gwyneth Paltrow) who discover that Randolph Ash (Jeremy Northam), a Victorian Era poet, had a secret extramarital affair with a lesser-known poet (Jennifer Ehle). The two scholars investigate the romance between their subjects, using the pair's love letters to piece together clues, and soon find themselves falling for each other.

      Swept Away (2002)

      Swept Away

      • 5%
      • R
      • 89 min
      • Comedy

      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.

      Ju-On (2002)

      Ju-On

        • R
        • 93 min
        • Horror

        A volunteer home care worker, Nishina Rika (Megumi Okina), enters the home of a bed-ridden patient and discovers a strange ghostly presence lurking behind a door sealed with duct tape. Her discovery unleashes a horrible evil which baffles police investigators, who find that a whole series of people have gone missing from this particular house. Further investigation leads to Izutni Toyama (Misa Uehara), a former detective who handled the case of a man who murdered his wife in the house, but...

        Paid In Full (2002)

        Paid In Full

        • 51%
        • R
        • 93 min
        • Drama

        Set in Harlem, N.Y., in 1986, Paid in Full tells the story of Ace (Wood Harris), a dry cleaner who covets the expensive cars and flashy clothes of his friends Mitch (Mekhi Phifer) and Calvin (Kevin Carroll). With a chance encounter, Ace's world suddenly changes. On a routine laundry drop-off, Ace meets Lulu (Esai Morales), whose apartment and elaborate jewelry hint at a life of luxury. Ace is quickly lured into the seductive world of drug dealing, where the easy money affords him a position of...

        The Santa Clause 2 (2002)

        The Santa Clause 2

          • G
          • 97 min
          • Comedy

          This sequel to The Santa Clause picks up five years after the first movie, when the North Pole is operating steadily and efficiently � until Santa runs across a clause in his contract that requires him to get married in order to stay Santa. So he heads out from the North Pole in search of a wife.

          Abandon (2002)

          Abandon

          • 16%
          • PG-13
          • 99 min
          • Drama

          Catherine Burke (Holmes) is under pressure. She faces exams, completion of her thesis, and a competitive interview process, all of which is compounded when a police detective, Wade Handler (Bratt), begins investigating the two year-old disappearance of her boyfriend, Embry Langan (Hunnam), a young man whose memory haunts and obsesses her. As the investigation continues, Catherine is forced to choose between her past passions and new possibilities, even as Handler is discovering surprising new...

          My Little Eye (2002)

          My Little Eye

          • 56%
          • R
          • 95 min
          • Horror

          Five young people apply to live in an isolated house together for six months whilst their every move is filmed by numerous cameras.

          Auto-Focus (2002)

          Auto-Focus

            • R
            • 105 min
            • Biography

            Based upon the biographical book The Murder of Bob Crane, Autofocus tells the story of Hogan's Heroes star Bob Crane (played by Greg Kinnear), who became obsessed with capturing his sexual exploits on tape in the years after Heroes was canceled. Accompanied by video technician Johnny Carpenter (Willem Dafoe), Crane made his way through strip joints and seedy locales galore. In 1978, the actor was found in a motel in Scottsdale, Ariz., bludgeoned to death by a camera tripod. Carpenter was tried...

            Darkness (2002)

            Darkness

            • 4%
            • PG-13
            • 101 min
            • Horror

            A family (Lena Olin as the mom, Iain Glen as the dad, and Anna Paquin as the daughter) moves to the country, only to discover that the house they've moved into has a, um, dark history that threatens them.

            The Truth About Charlie (2002)

            The Truth About Charlie

            • 33%
            • PG-13
            • 104 min
            • Mystery

            A young woman (Thandie Newton) in Paris is about to divorce her husband when she discovers... he's dead; and all their money is gone. She meets a mysterious man (Mark Wahlberg), who tells her that the money was really his, and he wants it back, seemingly convinced that she's hiding the cash. Meanwhile, more people end up dead...