2003 September Movies

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...

Oldboy (2003)

Oldboy

  • 81%
  • R
  • 120 min
  • Drama

A man is inexplicably kidnapped and imprisoned for 15 years and his wife is brutally murdered. On his release, he is given a wallet full of money and a mobile phone. A stranger calls and asks him to try and figure out why he was imprisoned. A girl appears and promises to help him solve the enigma and seek vengeance for his cruel fate. As the search progresses, the man finally comes face to face with his kidnapper, who proposes a game: if the man discovers the reason for his imprisonment, his...

The Dreamers (2003)

The Dreamers

  • 60%
  • R
  • 115 min
  • Drama

Left alone in Paris whilst their parents are on holiday, Isabelle (Green) and her brother Theo (Garrel) invite Matthew (Pitt), a young American student, to stay at their apartment. Here they make their own rules as they experiment with their emotions and sexuality while playing a series of increasingly demanding mind games. Set against the turbulent political backdrop of France in the spring of 1968 when the voice of youth was reverberating around Europe, "The Dreamers" is a story of...

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.

Underworld (2003)

Underworld

  • 31%
  • R
  • 121 min
  • Action

"Underworld" reimagines Vampires as a secretive clan of modern, aristocratic sophisticates whose mortal enemies are the Lycans (werewolves), a shrewd gang of street thugs who prowl the city's underbelly. The balance of power is upset when a beautiful young Vampire and a nascent Lycan - deadly rivals for centuries - fall in love. Len Wiseman directs Kate Beckinsdale and Scott Speedman in a fast-paced, modern-day tale of deadly action, ruthless intrigue and forbidden love, all set against the...

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...

    Once Upon A Time In Mexico (2003)

    Once Upon A Time In Mexico

    • 69%
    • R
    • 102 min
    • Action

    The saga of the mythic guitar-slinging hero, El Mariachi (Banderas), continues in Robert Rodriguez's bold, non-stop action epic "Once Upon a Time in Mexico". The new adventure is set against a backdrop of revolution and greed. Haunted and scarred by loss, El Mariachi has retreated into a life of isolation. He is forced out of hiding by Sands (Depp), a corrupt CIA agent. Sands recruits the reclusive hero to sabotage a plot by the evil cartel kingpin Barillo (Dafoe), who is planning to...

    21 Grams (2003)

    21 Grams

    • 80%
    • R
    • 124 min
    • Crime

    Explores the emotionally and physically charged existences of three characters: Christina (Watts), Paul (Penn), and Jack (Del Toro). Initially not even acquainted, the trio and their destinies become irrevocably intertwined in a fusion of love, redemption, and obsession. 21 Grams is the weight we lose when we die, the weight carried by those who survive. 21 Grams: the gravity of life.

    Tiptoes (2003)

    Tiptoes

      • NONE
      • 90 min
      • Comedy

      This is the story of a young pregnant woman (Beckinsale) whose boyfriend (McConaughey), and father of the child, does not at first want to have the baby, but eventually agrees, revealing at the same time that he comes from a family with a long history of dwarfism. Meeting his tiny twin brother (Oldman), she finds herself falling in love with him instead.

      Matchstick Men (2003)

      Matchstick Men

      • 82%
      • PG-13
      • 116 min
      • Comedy

      Phobia-addled con artist Roy (Nicholas Cage) and his protege, Frank (Sam Rockwell), are on the verge of pulling off a lucrative swindle when the unexpected arrival of Roy's teenage daughter Angela (Alison Lohman) disrupts his carefully-ordered life and jeopardizes his high-risk scam.

      Elephant (2003)

      Elephant

      • 71%
      • R
      • 81 min
      • Crime

      "Elephant" unfolds on an ordinary school day, inside an American high school, filled with schoolwork, football, gossip and socializing. For each of the students we meet, high school is a different experience: stimulating, friendly, traumatic, lonely, hard.

      Coffee and Cigarettes (2003)

      Coffee and Cigarettes

      • 64%
      • NONE
      • 96 min
      • Comedy

      Jim Jarmusch's ensemble comedy is a series of vignettes, all revolving around discussions held over coffee and cigarettes. Starring a diverse cast, including Bill Murray, Steve Buscemi, Tom Waits, Cate Blanchett, and others, the film has been in production since the 1980s and is in black and white. Topics of conversation include Nicola Tesla, alternative medicine, Paris, the movie industry, and more.

      Cold Creek Manor (2003)

      Cold Creek Manor

      • 12%
      • R
      • 118 min
      • Drama

      A couple and their son and daughter relocate from the city to the country, where they discover that their dream home, a sprawling farmhouse, is more of a nightmare, as the previous owner returns from prison and wants his home back.

      Intolerable Cruelty (2003)

      Intolerable Cruelty

      • 75%
      • PG-13
      • 100 min
      • Comedy

      A very successful divorce attorney based out of Los Angeles, Miles, gets involved with serial divorcee Marylin. They end up getting married and soon Marylin shows her true self by trying to gain financial independence by divorcing him. So begins an enormous battle between the two as they both fight for what they want, personally and professionally.

      Calendar Girls (2003)

      Calendar Girls

      • 74%
      • PG-13
      • 108 min
      • Comedy

      Chris and Annie are the best of friends

      In The Cut (2003)

      In The Cut

      • 34%
      • R
      • 119 min
      • Mystery

      Frannie Avery (Meg Ryan) is a romance-wary creative writing teacher, who becomes involved with Malloy (Mark Ruffalo), a homicide detective investigating a murder in her neighborhood. Encouraged by her half-sister Pauline (Jennifer Jason Leigh), Frannie develops a relationship with Malloy that is unashamedly sexual; yet their refreshing directness becomes deeply undermined by the ongoing and unsolved murders.

      After an attack by a masked assailant, Frannie no longer trusts anyone. Not her...

      Young Adam (2003)

      Young Adam

      • 62%
      • NC-17
      • 99 min
      • Drama

      Based on a novel by Alexander Trocchi the story follows Joe, a rootless young drifter, (played by McGregor) who finds work on a barge travelling between Glasgow and Edinburgh, owned by Les and his wife Ella. One afternoon they discover the corpse of a young woman floating in the water. Accident? Suicide? Murder? As the police investigate and suspect is arrested, we discover that Joe knows more than he is letting on.

      Love Me If You Dare (2003)

      Love Me If You Dare

        • R
        • 94 min
        • Comedy

        Julie and Sophie start the game of life with a simple bet. The rules are simple; they have to accept all the challenges they present each other. They grow up and the game continues.

        Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring (2003)

        Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring

          • R
          • 103 min
          • Drama

          The exquisitely beautiful and very human drama "Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring", from director Kim Ki-Duk, is entirely set on and around a tree-lined lake where a tiny Buddhist monastery floats on a raft amidst a breath-taking landscape. The film is divided into five segments with each season representing a stage in a man's life. Under the vigilant eyes of Old Monk, Child Monk learns a hard lesson about the nature of sorrow when some of his childish games turn cruel. In the...

          Duplex (2003)

          Duplex

            • R
            • 89 min
            • Comedy

            Set in the competitive world of New York City real estate, a couple (Barrymore and Stiller), whose dream home is a converted duplex apartment in the perfect neighborhood, decide to kill the sweet little old lady (Essell) who's currently living there, or else they'll never get it.