2003 January Movies

Final Destination 2 (2003)

Final Destination 2

  • 48%
  • R
  • 90 min
  • Horror

Driving with a group of friends to Daytona Beach, Kimberly (A.J. Cook) has a sudden premonition that saves them all from a catastrophic freeway pileup � or so it seems. Ali Larter returns from the first film as Clear Rivers, the lone survivor of the Flight 180 airplane crash, whom Kimberly goes to see once death starts coming after her friends. It�s a rollercoaster ride of fear and fate as Kimberly races to save her friends and herself from the implacable jaws of death. The sequel...

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...

Just Married (2003)

Just Married

  • 19%
  • PG-13
  • 95 min
  • Comedy

Tom (Ashton Kutcher) is a blue-collar guy, and Sarah (Brittany Murphy) is the daughter of rich, snobby parents. After a chance meeting on the beach, the two fall in love and get married. But the honeymoon is anything but pleasant, and the unlikely couple soon begin wondering if they were meant to be together.

The Snow Walker (2003)

The Snow Walker

  • 86%
  • PG
  • 103 min
  • Adventure

Stranded by a plane crash a thousand miles from civilization, pilot Charlie Lavery sets out across the endless tundra for the nearest outpost. He leaves behind a young Eskimo woman-beautiful and frail. After a harrowing struggle for survival, Lavery finally collapses on the brink of death. Mysteriously, the young woman reappears to save him and he slowly comes to recognize her wondrous, mystical connection to the land. Based on the book by Farley Mowat.

The Cooler (2003)

The Cooler

  • 76%
  • R
  • 101 min
  • Drama

Bernie Lootz (Macy) is the unluckiest man in Las Vegas... he's so unlucky, it's contagious. Looking to knock out their highest rollers, one of the last mob-run casinos in town, the Shangri-La Hotel and Casino downtown, decides to use Bernie as a "cooler" to defuse their lucky streaks. The scheme goes fine until Bernie falls in love with a cocktail waitress, Natalie (Bello), who becomes his "lady luck", much to the chagrin of the casino's crooked director (Baldwin) who aims to break up the...

Kangaroo Jack (2003)

Kangaroo Jack

  • 8%
  • PG
  • 89 min
  • Adventure

A musician (Anthony Anderson) and his childhood friend (Jerry O'Connell), who is a New York hairstylist, get mixed up with the mob and must get to Australia to deliver $100,000. Their will � and speed � are put to the test when a kangaroo runs off with the money.

Ong Bak: Muay Thai Warrior (2003)

Ong Bak: Muay Thai Warrior

    • R
    • 107 min
    • Action

    A sacred Buddha statuette called "Ong Bak" is stolen from it's rural town and it soon becomes the task of young man, named Boonting, to track the thief down to Bangkok and reclaim the religious treasure. Along the way, Boonting must wears his astounding athleticism and traditional Muay Thai skills to fights his adversaries.

    Whale Rider (2003)

    Whale Rider

    • 90%
    • PG-13
    • 101 min
    • Drama

    A small Maori village faces a crisis when the heir to the leadership of the Ngati Konohi dies at birth and is survived only by his twin sister, Pai. Although disregarded by her grandfather and shunned by the village people, twelve-year-old Pai remains certain of her calling and trains herself in the ways and customs of her people. With remarkable grace, Pai finds the strength to challenge her family and embraces a thousand years of tradition in order to fulfill her destiny.

    National Security (2003)

    National Security

    • 11%
    • PG-13
    • 88 min
    • Action

    EARL (Martin Lawrence) and HANK (Steve Zahn) have only one thing in common: they're both L.A.P.D. rejects. One just got kicked out, the other can't even get in. After confronting each other on opposite sides of the law during a traffic stop that escalates out of control, these two luckless individuals end up partnered as lowly security guards.

    Despite being damned to the lowest rung of the law enforcement ladder, Earl and Hank uncover a sophisticated smuggling operation led by NASH (Eric...

    Darkness Falls (2003)

    Darkness Falls

    • 9%
    • PG-13
    • 86 min
    • Horror

    Kyle Walsh (Chaney Kley) must return home to confront his troubled past and save his childhood sweetheart Caitlin (Emma Caulfield) and her younger brother Michael (Lee Cormie) from an unrelenting evil that has plagued the town of Darkness Falls for over one hundred and fifty years.

    The Recruit (2003)

    The Recruit

    • 43%
    • PG-13
    • 115 min
    • Action

    A young CIA operative (Colin Farrell) experiences a turbulent relationship with a mentor (Al Pacino) who double-crosses him.

    A Guy Thing (2003)

    A Guy Thing

    • 24%
    • PG-13
    • 101 min
    • Comedy

    Paul Morse (Jason Lee) is a good guy. When his friends throw him a wild bachelor party, he just wants to keep his conscience clean - which is why he's shocked when he wakes up in bed with a beautiful girl named Becky (Julia Stiles) and can't remember the night before. Worse than that, she also happens to be his fianc�e's cousin.

    Desperate to keep his fianc�e, Karen (Selma Blair), from finding out what may or may not be the truth, he tells her a teensy lie. Which turns into a bigger...

    Dead End (2003)

    Dead End

    • 86%
    • R
    • 85 min
    • Horror

    Christmas Eve. On his way to his in-laws with his family, Frank Harrington decides to try a shortcut, for the first time in 20 years. It turns out to be the biggest mistake of his life.

    The Mother (2003)

    The Mother

    • 77%
    • R
    • 112 min
    • Drama

    Anne Reid stars as May, an ordinary grandmother from the North of England. When her husband dies on a family visit to London, she recedes into the background of her busy, metropolitan children's lives. Stuck in an unfamiliar city, far from home, May fears that she has become another invisible old lady whose life is more or less over. Until, that is, she embarks on a passionate affair with Darren (Craig), a man half her age who is renovating her son's house and sleeping with her daughter.

    Biker Boyz (2003)

    Biker Boyz

    • 23%
    • PG-13
    • 110 min
    • Action

    Described as a modern-day western on motorcycles, the story showcases the world of black motorcycle clubs. Laurence Fishburne plays Manuel Galloway, the real-life California motorcycle club president and racer known as the King of Cali. He's the leader of the pack, so to speak, of a group of 9-to-5ers by day, who are a wild bunch of leather-clad racing rebels at night.

    "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" Invisible Evidence

      • Unrated
      • 60 min
      • Crime

      Because Warrick naively assumed simple uniformed cop Hal Watson would have arranged a search warrant, the crucial weapon in the rape and murder trial on a neighbor against Michael Fife is dismissed as evidence in court. A.D.A. Jeffrey Sinclair can only get a 24 hours delay to present new evidence to build the case again. Nick brilliantly smooths emotional waywardness from Sarah and Warrick. New clues expected to reconstruct the case against Fife actually indicate he's probably innocent....

      "The American Experience" The Johnstown Flood

      • 73%
      • Unrated
      • 64 min
      • Documentary

      It is 1889 and the citizens of Johnstown, Pennsylvania and other towns in the Conemaugh River valley are decimated when the dam upstream at the South Fork Hunting and Fishing Club explodes. Accounts of survivors show physical and emotional terror of the flood experience as one in every ten residents die by drowning, crushing, impalement or burning. The official death toll is 2209. Estimates in newspapers range as high as 15,000. Some blame the steel millionairs and wealthy bankers who own the...

      101 Dalmatians II: Patch's London Adventure (2003)

      101 Dalmatians II: Patch's London Adventure

      • 67%
      • G
      • 70 min
      • Animation

      Roger, Anita and their canine clan are packing for the big move to Dalmatian Plantation, a home in the country with plenty of room for the 101 pups and far from the clutches of Cruella DeVil. The feistiest pup, Patch, feels lost in a sea of spots and longs to be a one-of-a-kind wonderdog like his TV hero, Thunderbolt. While watching the Thunderbolt Adventure Hour, Patch hears about a chance to appear on the show while it's filming in London. However, the family move will interfere with...

      44 Minutes: The North Hollywood Shoot-Out (2003)

      44 Minutes: The North Hollywood Shoot-Out

        • R
        • 103 min
        • Crime

        On 28 February 1997, two men heavily armed with AK-47 try to heist the Bank of America of North Hollywood, but their plan fails and they are kept under siege by the LAPD. Along forty-four minutes, Los Angeles witnesses live on television one of the greatest shoot-out of the American history. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

        60 Spins Around the Sun (2003)

        60 Spins Around the Sun

          • Unrated
          • 60 min
          • Documentary

          Helmed by "Saturday Night Live" alumna Laura Kightlinger, this hourlong exposé chronicles -- warts and all -- the life of comedian turned activist Randy Credico, an up-and-coming funnyman whose candor tanked his career. But the end of his showbiz days didn't stop him: He switched gears and became a mouthpiece for various causes, including the fight against New York's draconian drug laws. Credico's peers and ex-girlfriends weigh in with insights.