2003 Comedy Movies

Dr. Seuss' The Cat In The Hat (2003)

Dr. Seuss' The Cat In The Hat

    • PG
    • 82 min
    • Adventure

    This take will be based on Dr. Seuss' children's classic, in which a little boy and girl sit around bored on a rainy day while their mother is out, until a Cat in a Hat shows up, along with Thing One and Thing Two, and proceeds to trash the house. But just in the nick of time he cleans up his fun and tips his hat and runs. Will the kids confess about the Cat in the Hat who made a mess? Much like Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas, expect lots of back story and cool costumes and...

    Love Actually (2003)

    Love Actually

    • 63%
    • R
    • 135 min
    • Comedy

    Set in contemporary London in the weeks before Christmas, "Love Actually" tells one story which weaves together a spectacular number of love stories-sometimes romantic, sometimes sad, sometimes stupid-all funny in their own way. Everywhere you look, love is causing chaos. From the new bachelor Prime Minister who falls in love 30 seconds after entering Downing Street to a loser sandwich delivery guy who doesn't have a hope with the girls in the UK, so heads for Wisconsin; from a jilted writer...

    Old School (2003)

    Old School

    • 60%
    • R
    • 91 min
    • Comedy

    Three former college buddies (Luke Wilson, Will Ferrell, Vince Vaughn), now in their 30s, are unhappy with their lives and try to find fulfillment in reliving their college glory days by starting their own off-campus fraternity.

    Finding Nemo (2003)

    Finding Nemo

    • 99%
    • G
    • 100 min
    • Animation

    "Finding Nemo" follows the comedic and momentous journey of an overly protective clownfish named Marlin and his son Nemo -- who become separated in the Great Barrier Reef when Nemo is unexpectedly taken far from his ocean home and dumped into a fish tank in a dentist's office. Buoyed by the companionship of Dory, a friendly-but-forgetful Pacific regal blue tang, Marlin embarks on a dangerous trek and finds himself the unlikely hero of an epic effort to rescue his son -- who hatches a few daring...

    Holes (2003)

    Holes

    • 77%
    • PG
    • 117 min
    • Adventure

    Based on the award-winning children's book of the same name, Holes tells the story of Stanley Yelnats, a teen sent to a detention camp in Texas for a crime he didn't commit. The warden, a cruel woman who uses snake venom to paint her nails, forces the boys to dig holes as punishment and to build character. Her motives seem unusually sadistic, until the boys discover her secret �

    School of Rock (2003)

    School of Rock

    • 92%
    • PG-13
    • 110 min
    • Comedy

    After being fired from his band, a guitarist and singer, Dewey Finn ends up getting a job as a fourth grade substitute teacher at a private school. With his free living ways, attitude and quirky antics he starts to influence the kids and at the same time he prepares them for a battle of the bands.

    Spy Kids 3D: Game Over (2003)

    Spy Kids 3D: Game Over

      • PG
      • 84 min
      • Action

      In this installment the Cortez family is thrust into a virtual reality game by the Toymaker as he tries to take over the children of the world. The Cortez family must stop the evil Toymaker by defeating the impossible games that are thrown at them.

      Bad Boys II (2003)

      Bad Boys II

      • 23%
      • R
      • 147 min
      • Action

      Will Smith and Martin Lawrence are back - and oh so bad - on the streets of Miami in "Bad Boys II," reuniting them with director Michael Bay and producer Jerry Bruckheimer. Narcotics detectives Mike Lowrey (Smith) and Marcus Burnett (Lawrence) have been assigned to a high-tech task force investigating the flow of designer ecstasy into Miami. Their inquiries inadvertently lead them to a major conspiracy involving a vicious kingpin (Molla), whose ambitions to take over the city's drug trade have...

      Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003)

      Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle

        • PG-13
        • 106 min
        • Action

        The Angels are ready to strike without warning and kick some serious butt as they go undercover to retrieve two missing silver bands. These are no ordinary wedding rings. They contain valuable encrypted information that reveals the new identities of every person in the federal Witness Protection Program. When witnesses start to turn up dead, only the Angels can stop the perpetrator, using their expertise as masters of disguise, espionage and martial arts. Good morning, Angels. Get ready to...

        Bruce Almighty (2003)

        Bruce Almighty

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

        Bruce is a whiny guy who questions once too often why God gives him so much grief. He is suddenly given almighty power for 24 hours to teach him how difficult it is to run the world and see if he can do a better job. If Bruce fails to do a better job then God will release an apocalyptic cataclysm that would hurtle mankind back to the Dark Ages.

        Daddy Day Care (2003)

        Daddy Day Care

        • 28%
        • PG
        • 92 min
        • Comedy

        In the hilarious comedy "Daddy Day Care," two fathers (Murphy, Garlin) lose their jobs in product development at a large food company and are forced to take their sons out of the exclusive Chapman Academy and become stay-at-home fathers. With no job possibilities on the horizon, the two dads open their own day care facility, "Daddy Day Care," and employ some fairly unconventional and sidesplitting methods of caring for children. As "Daddy Day Care" starts to catch on, it launches them into a...

        Elf (2003)

        Elf

        • 84%
        • PG
        • 97 min
        • Comedy

        A human baby raised as an elf. A city where no one remembers the true meaning of Christmas. Will Ferrell (Saturday Night Live, Superstar) stars as Buddy, a human raised in the North Pole to be an elf. After wreaking havoc in the elf community due to his size, Buddy heads to New York City to find his place in the world, and track down his father. But life in the big city is not all sugarplums and candy canes. His father is a "Scrooge" and his eight-year-old stepbrother doesn't believe in Santa....

        How to Lose A Guy In 10 Days (2003)

        How to Lose A Guy In 10 Days

        • 42%
        • PG-13
        • 116 min
        • Comedy

        Andie Anderson (Kate Hudson), Composure Magazine's "How-To" columnist, has a very unusual assignment and a quick deadline. She has to write a firsthand account of all the things that women do to inadvertently drive men away...and she's got to do it in 10 days. Now she's on a mission to find a guy, get him to fall in love with her, then make all the classic dating mistakes so he'll dump her. Too bad Andie's target is ad agency hottie, Benjamin Barry (Matthew McConaughey), who has just made a...

        Freaky Friday (2003)

        Freaky Friday

        • 88%
        • PG
        • 97 min
        • Comedy

        A tomboy teenage girl, Annabel (Lohan), and her widowed mother, Ellen (Curtis), who are always arguing with each other, simultaneously wish they could be someone else, they somehow exchange bodies, as they both learn (or in the mother's case, remembers) what it's like to be in the other person's situation. As nice as that might be, the duo faces a deadline, as the mother is due to get married soon, and doesn't want to miss the big event (obviously) or for her daughter to get to know her new...

        Secondhand Lions (2003)

        Secondhand Lions

        • 59%
        • PG
        • 111 min
        • Comedy

        This story takes place in Texas in the 1960's and is about a boy that is forced to spend the summer with his two eccentric great-uncles. As the summer passes the boy learns a lot about his uncles as they tell him stories about their dangerous past.

        Something's Gotta Give (2003)

        Something's Gotta Give

        • 71%
        • PG-13
        • 125 min
        • Comedy

        Academy Award winners Jack Nicholson and Diane Keaton star in a sparkling and sophisticated romantic comedy from acclaimed writer/director Nancy Meyers ("What Women Want," "The Parent Trap"), which proves that in matters of the heart, sometimes you can teach an old playboy new tricks. Harry Sanborn (Nicholson) is a New York music mogul with a libido much younger than his years. He has the world on a string -- and a string of beautiful young girlfriends to prove it. During a romantic rendezvous...

        Cheaper by the Dozen (2003)

        Cheaper by the Dozen

        • 23%
        • PG
        • 98 min
        • Comedy

        When Tom Baker (Martin) gets a job offer to coach football at Northwestern University in Chicago, he and his wife, Mary, move to the big city, which is a big change for them and their 12 children, who range from preschool-age twins Kyle and Nigel all the way up to 22-year-old Anne who has already left home. With the recent publication of her long-in-the-works book, Mary feels demands outside the home taking away as much time as Tom's new job does, so the two are forced to try to find new ways...

        The Station Agent (2003)

        The Station Agent

        • 95%
        • R
        • 88 min
        • Comedy

        Fin McBride can work up far more passion for trains than people. When Fin's train-store boss dies and leaves him an abandoned depot, Fin hopes solitude will at last be his. He arrives in town a man who does not want to be bothered. But his life unwittingly intersects with the tracks of two others: a grieving painter (Clarkson) who nearly runs Fin over and a lonely, motor-mouthed hot dog vendor (Bobby Cannavale) always hungry for conversation. In spite of himself, and entirely by surprise, Fin...

        The Rundown (2003)

        The Rundown

          • PG-13
          • 104 min
          • Action

          Beck (The Rock) doesn't look for or try to make trouble for anyone. But trouble is what he's hired to clean up, and there's one final mess he's got to get out of before he can leave it all behind. And this one just keeps getting more and more tangled, like the Amazon jungle he's been sent to in The Rundown. At the center of his current trouble is a wise-ass named Travis (Scott), a fast-talking double dealer whose dad has commissioned Beck to retrieve from a lingering adventure in Brazil. Travis...

          Legally Blonde 2: Red, White, & Blonde (2003)

          Legally Blonde 2: Red, White, & Blonde

            • PG-13
            • 95 min
            • Comedy

            Pink-loving, blonde-haired Harvard Law School graduate Elle Woods (Witherspoon) returns in this sequel, as she turns her legal and fashion-savvy know-how towards getting a bill passed through Congress, relocating a second time, after adapting her Beverly Hills ways to Harvard, and now... Washington, D.C. The issue at hand is animal testing, which Elle becomes concerned about when the parents of her dog can't attend the pet's wedding because of it. Arriving at the Watergate and not knowing where...