2009 November Movies

The Blind Side (2009)

The Blind Side

  • 66%
  • PG-13
  • 129 min
  • Biography

A poor, undereducated 344-pound African-American teenager in Memphis, whose father was murdered and whose mother was a crack addict, is shuffled through the public school system, despite his low grade point average and absenteeism. But his tremendous size and quickness attracts the interest of a wealthy white couple who take him in and groom him both athletically and academically to become one of the top high school football prospects in the country.

Mr. Nobody (2009)

Mr. Nobody

  • 71%
  • NONE
  • 138 min
  • Drama

A young boy stands on a station platform. The train is about to leave. Should he go with his mother or stay with his father? An infinity of possibilities rise from this decision. As long as he doesn't choose, anything is possible. Every life deserves to be lived.

The Road (2009)

The Road

  • 75%
  • R
  • 119 min
  • Adventure

A father transports his son to safety following a nuclear explosion and battles starving stragglers and marauding packs of cannibals in his way. Based on a novel by Cormac McCarthy.

The Fourth Kind (2009)

The Fourth Kind

  • 19%
  • PG-13
  • 98 min
  • Mystery

In 1972, a scale of measurement was established for alien encounters. When a UFO is sighted, it is called an encounter of the first kind. When evidence is collected, it is known as an encounter of the second kind. When contact is made with extraterrestrials, it is the third kind. The next level, abduction, is the fourth kind. This encounter has been the most difficult to document...until now.

Precious (2009)

Precious

    • R
    • 110 min
    • Drama

    Claireece Precious Jones endures unimaginable hardships in her young life. Abused by her mother, raped by her father, she grows up poor, angry, illiterate, fat, unloved and generally unnoticed. So what better way to learn about her than through her own, halting dialect.

    The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day (2009)

    The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day

    • 23%
    • R
    • 117 min
    • Action

    "The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day" is the highly-anticipated sequel to indie cult classic, "The Boondock Saints." The film is the continuation of writer & director Troy Duffy's tough, stylized cutting edge saga of fraternal twins, the MacManus brothers (Norman Reedus, Sean Patrick Flanery). The two have been in deep hiding in the quiet valleys of Ireland, far removed from their former lives or modern technologies. When word comes that a priest has been killed by sinister forces in the...

    The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (2009)

    The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest

    • 53%
    • R
    • 148 min
    • Drama

    In this last installment, Lisbeth Salander (Noomi Rapace) lies in critical condition, a bullet wound to her head, in the intensive care unit of a Swedish city hospital. She's fighting for her life in more ways than one: if and when she recovers, she'll be taken back to Stockholm to stand trial for three murders. With the help of her friend, journalist Mikael Blomkvist (Michael Nyqvist), she will not only have to prove her innocence, but also identify and denounce those in authority who have...

    From Beginning to End (2009)

    From Beginning to End

      • Unrated
      • 105 min
      • Drama

      The film deals with two types of relationships that are often considered taboo: incest and homosexuality. The story line tells of two half brothers who are very close when they are kids, and as they grow up an incestuous relationship develop

      Old Dogs (2009)

      Old Dogs

      • 5%
      • PG
      • 88 min
      • Comedy

      Two best friends—one unlucky-in-love divorcee (Robin Williams) and the other a fun-loving bachelor (John Travolta)—have their lives turned upside down when they're unexpectedly charged with the care of six-year-old twins while on the verge of the biggest business deal of their lives. The not-so kidsavvy bachelors stumble in their efforts to take care of the twins (newcomers Ella Blue Travolta and Conner Rayburn), leading to one debacle after another, and perhaps to a new-found understanding...

      After.Life (2009)

      After.Life

      • 26%
      • R
      • 103 min
      • Drama

      After a horrific car accident, Anna (Christina Ricci) wakes up to find the local funeral director Eliot Deacon (Liam Neeson) preparing her body for her funeral. Confused, terrified and feeling still very much alive, Anna doesn’t believe she’s dead, despite the funeral director’s reassurances that she is merely in transition to the afterlife. Eliot convinces her he has the ability to communicate with the dead and is the only one who can help her. Trapped inside the funeral home, with...

      Cell 211 (2009)

      Cell 211

        • NONE
        • 110 min
        • Action

        Directed by Daniel Monzón and winner of 8 Spanish Goya Awards, including Best Picture, this taut prison drama tells the gripping story of a rookie prison guard who becomes trapped in a cell during a violent riot and must convince the prisoners he is one of them. The film, an official selection at the Toronto and San Sebastian Film Festivals, will premiere exclusively on VOD under the IFC Midnight label beginning in June.

        Harry Brown (2009)

        Harry Brown

        • 64%
        • R
        • 103 min
        • Action

        Set in modern day Britain, HARRY BROWN follows one man’s journey through a chaotic world where teenage violence runs rampant. As a modest, law abiding citizen, Brown lives alone. His only companion is his best friend Leonard. When Leonard is killed, Brown reaches his breaking point. HARRY BROWN is a powerful, character driven thriller starring two-time Academy Award® winner Michael Caine in a tour-de-force performance opposite Emily Mortimer.

        Planet 51 (2009)

        Planet 51

        • 22%
        • PG
        • 91 min
        • Animation

        Animated sci-fi tale set on "Planet 51," whose inhabitants live in fear of an alien invasion. Their paranoia is realized when astronaut Capt. Charles "Chuck" Baker arrives from Earth. Befriended by a young resident, the astronaut has to avoid capture in order to recover his spaceship and return home.

        The Messenger (2009)

        The Messenger

        • 90%
        • R
        • 105 min
        • Drama

        Foster will play a young Army officer who is forced to work with a partner he can't stand in the least desirable job in the military. His life becomes even more complicated when he falls in love with a soldier's widow.

        Disney's a Christmas Carol (2009)

        Disney's a Christmas Carol

        • 54%
        • PG
        • 98 min
        • Animation

        "Disney's A Christmas Carol," a multi-sensory thrill ride re-envisioned by Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Robert Zemeckis, captures the fantastical essence of the classic Dickens tale in a groundbreaking 3-D motion picture event.

        Ebenezer Scrooge (Jim Carrey) begins the Christmas holiday with his usual miserly contempt, barking at his faithful clerk (Gary Oldman) and his cheery nephew (Colin Firth). But when the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Yet to Come take him on an eye-opening...

        Assassin's Creed 2

          • Action

          Plot unknown

          Bright Star (2009)

          Bright Star

          • 83%
          • PG
          • 119 min
          • Biography

          The film is a drama based on the three-year romance between 19th century poet John Keats and Fanny Brawne, which was cut short by Keats' untimely death at age 25.

          Women in Trouble (2009)

          Women in Trouble

          • 26%
          • R
          • 92 min
          • Comedy

          A serpentine day in the life of ten seemingly disparate women: a porn star, a flight attendant, a psychiatrist, a masseuse, a bartender, a pair of call girls, etc. All of them with one crucial thing in common. Trouble.

          1 (2009)

          1

            • Unrated
            • 91 min
            • Sci-Fi

            A bookshop renowned for its rare works is mysteriously and completely filled with copies of a book entitled 1, which doesn't appear to have a publisher or author. The strange almanac describes what happens to the whole of humanity in the space of a minute. A police investigation begins and the bookshop staff are placed in solitary confinement by the Bureau for Paranormal Research (RDI Reality Defense Institute). As the investigation progresses, the situation becomes more complex...

            40 Is the New 20

            • 33%
            • Unrated
            • 93 min
            • Comedy

            A man sabotages his ex-girlfriend's attempts to find a new beau.