Films I watched in 2013

by WristFlick | created - 06 Jan 2013 | updated - 01 Nov 2013 | Public

I'm gonna try and list every film I watch in 2013 and no it won't be the first time for a lot of films that I saw. I bet a lot will be rewatches for me because I put movies on in the background while I work.

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1. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)

PG-13 | 169 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

58 Metascore

A reluctant Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, sets out to the Lonely Mountain with a spirited group of dwarves to reclaim their mountain home, and the gold within it from the dragon Smaug.

Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage, Andy Serkis

Votes: 741,203 | Gross: $303.00M

I found it boring and easily could have just been 2hrs.

2. 10 Years (2011)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

61 Metascore

The night of their high school reunion, a group of friends realize they still haven't quite grown up in some ways.

Director: Jamie Linden | Stars: Channing Tatum, Rosario Dawson, Chris Pratt, Jenna Dewan

Votes: 23,190 | Gross: $0.20M

Cute but loses the audience sometimes.

3. John Carter (2012)

PG-13 | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

51 Metascore

Transported to Barsoom, a Civil War vet discovers a barren planet seemingly inhabited by 12-foot tall barbarians. Finding himself prisoner of these creatures, he escapes, only to encounter Woola and a princess in desperate need of a savior.

Director: Andrew Stanton | Stars: Taylor Kitsch, Lynn Collins, Willem Dafoe, Samantha Morton

Votes: 250,150 | Gross: $73.08M

Rewatch since I bought the DVD.

4. Beauty and the Beast (1991)

G | 84 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

95 Metascore

A prince cursed to spend his days as a hideous monster sets out to regain his humanity by earning a young woman's love.

Directors: Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise | Stars: Paige O'Hara, Robby Benson, Jesse Corti, Rex Everhart

Votes: 407,276 | Gross: $218.97M

I've been on a Disney kick lately.

5. Little Women (1994)

PG | 115 min | Drama, Family, Romance

87 Metascore

The March sisters live and grow in post-Civil War America.

Director: Gillian Armstrong | Stars: Susan Sarandon, Winona Ryder, Kirsten Dunst, Claire Danes

Votes: 49,242 | Gross: $50.08M

A classic I hadn't seen in quite awhile.

6. Now Is Good (2012)

PG-13 | 103 min | Drama, Romance

A girl dying of leukemia compiles a list of things she'd like to do before passing away. Topping the list is her desire to lose her virginity.

Director: Ol Parker | Stars: Dakota Fanning, Josef Altin, Jeremy Irvine, Paddy Considine

Votes: 32,560

Not as bad as I thought it would be. But Miss Fanning with a British accent is pretty fun.

7. The Rescuers Down Under (1990)

G | 77 min | Animation, Adventure, Crime

70 Metascore

The R.A.S. agents, Miss Bianca and Bernard, race to Australia to save a little boy and a rare golden eagle from a murderous poacher.

Directors: Hendel Butoy, Mike Gabriel | Stars: Bob Newhart, Eva Gabor, John Candy, Tristan Rogers

Votes: 36,693 | Gross: $27.93M

Recently got the DVD had to rewatch.

8. Titan A.E. (2000)

PG | 94 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

48 Metascore

A young man learns that he has to find a hidden Earth ship before an enemy alien species does in order to secure the survival of humanity.

Directors: Don Bluth, Gary Goldman | Stars: Matt Damon, Drew Barrymore, Bill Pullman, Jim Breuer

Votes: 57,733 | Gross: $22.75M

Got the DVD and couldn't remember the story very well.

9. Thor (2011)

PG-13 | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

57 Metascore

The powerful but arrogant god Thor is cast out of Asgard to live amongst humans in Midgard (Earth), where he soon becomes one of their finest defenders.

Director: Kenneth Branagh | Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Anthony Hopkins, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston

Votes: 723,679 | Gross: $181.03M

Another rewatch. I really like this movie.

10. Robin Hood (1973)

G | 83 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

57 Metascore

The story of the legendary outlaw is portrayed with the characters as humanoid animals.

Directors: Wolfgang Reitherman, David Hand | Stars: Brian Bedford, Phil Harris, Roger Miller, Peter Ustinov

Votes: 111,213 | Gross: $32.06M

Just had to see it again. I always had a crush on that fox.

11. Red State (2011)

R | 88 min | Action, Crime, Horror

50 Metascore

Set in Middle America, a group of teens receive an online invitation for sex, though they soon encounter fundamentalists with a much more sinister agenda.

Director: Kevin Smith | Stars: Michael Parks, Melissa Leo, John Goodman, Michael Angarano

Votes: 60,937 | Gross: $1.10M

Really great flick from one of my favorite writers and directors, Kevin Smith.

12. Kevin Smith: Burn in Hell (2012 TV Special)

Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary, Comedy

Kevin Smith conducts a Q&A session about the aftermath of his latest film, Red State (2011).

Directors: Joey Figueroa, Zak Knutson | Star: Kevin Smith

Votes: 1,119

One of his Q&A's but it does say TV Movie so I'm putting it.

13. Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)

PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

66 Metascore

Steve Rogers, a rejected military soldier, transforms into Captain America after taking a dose of a "Super-Soldier serum". But being Captain America comes at a price as he attempts to take down a war monger and a terrorist organization.

Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Chris Evans, Hugo Weaving, Samuel L. Jackson, Hayley Atwell

Votes: 715,192 | Gross: $176.65M

Had to hear it with it's RiffTrax.

14. Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch Has a Glitch (2005 Video)

PG | 68 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

A malfunction threatens to destroy Stitch and his friendship with Lilo!

Directors: Michael LaBash, Tony Leondis | Stars: Chris Sanders, Dakota Fanning, Tia Carrere, David Ogden Stiers

Votes: 11,450

Was on French tv the other day.

15. The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Drama

76 Metascore

The eccentric members of a dysfunctional family reluctantly gather under the same roof for various reasons.

Director: Wes Anderson | Stars: Gene Hackman, Gwyneth Paltrow, Anjelica Huston, Ben Stiller

Votes: 258,109 | Gross: $52.36M

A classic that is just as much fun to listen to as to watch.

16. Monsters, Inc. (2001)

G | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

79 Metascore

In order to power the city, monsters have to scare children so that they scream. However, the children are toxic to the monsters, and after a child gets through, 2 monsters realize things may not be what they think.

Directors: Pete Docter, David Silverman, Lee Unkrich | Stars: Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Mary Gibbs, Steve Buscemi

Votes: 786,187 | Gross: $289.92M

Just watched my old dvd for the hell of it.

17. Minecraft: The Story of Mojang (2012)

Not Rated | 98 min | Documentary

The first year in the life of independent game studio "Mojang" following the landmark success of their debut title, "Minecraft."

Director: Paul Owens | Stars: Jens Bergensten, Jonathan Blow, Lewis Brindley, Brent Copeland

Votes: 1,103

Saw this on Jan 1st and then promptly bought the official DVD.

18. Dredd (2012)

R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

60 Metascore

In a violent, futuristic city where the police have the authority to act as judge, jury and executioner, a cop teams with a trainee to take down a gang that deals the reality-altering drug, SLO-MO.

Director: Pete Travis | Stars: Karl Urban, Olivia Thirlby, Lena Headey, Rachel Wood

Votes: 244,014 | Gross: $13.41M

Much better movie than I thought it would be.

19. Earth Girls Are Easy (1988)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

66 Metascore

A Southern California girl befriends three furry aliens after their spaceship lands in her swimming pool.

Director: Julien Temple | Stars: Geena Davis, Jeff Goldblum, Jim Carrey, Damon Wayans

Votes: 19,621 | Gross: $3.92M

Wow this was insane. I can't believe I've never seen it before. Clearly, they all knew they were making a bad movie so I can't really hate them for it.

20. The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984)

PG | 103 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

70 Metascore

Adventurer, brain surgeon, rock musician Buckaroo Banzai and his crime-fighting team, the Hong Kong Cavaliers, must stop evil alien invaders from the eighth dimension who are planning to conquer Earth.

Director: W.D. Richter | Stars: Peter Weller, John Lithgow, Ellen Barkin, Jeff Goldblum

Votes: 23,151 | Gross: $6.25M

So boring after the first 30 minutes.

21. 200 Cigarettes (1999)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

33 Metascore

A collection of twentysomethings try to cope with relationships, loneliness, desire and their individual neuroses.

Director: Risa Bramon Garcia | Stars: Ben Affleck, Casey Affleck, Dave Chappelle, Guillermo Díaz

Votes: 14,411 | Gross: $6.85M

Kinda cute.

22. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)

PG-13 | 146 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

65 Metascore

As Harry (Daniel Radcliffe), Ron (Rupert Grint), and Hermione (Emma Watson) race against time and evil to destroy the Horcruxes, they uncover the existence of the three most powerful objects in the wizarding world: the Deathly Hallows.

Director: David Yates | Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Bill Nighy

Votes: 456,012 | Gross: $295.98M

Wanted to see the actor who plays Bill again after seeing him in Anna Karenina.

23. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)

PG-13 | 130 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

85 Metascore

Harry, Ron, and Hermione search for Voldemort's remaining Horcruxes in their effort to destroy the Dark Lord as the final battle rages on at Hogwarts.

Director: David Yates | Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Michael Gambon

Votes: 733,525 | Gross: $381.01M

Never seen them both right after each other before.

24. The Pink Panther (2006)

PG | 93 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

38 Metascore

Bumbling Inspector Clouseau must solve the murder of a famous soccer coach and find out who stole the infamous Pink Panther diamond.

Director: Shawn Levy | Stars: Steve Martin, Kevin Kline, Jean Reno, Emily Mortimer

Votes: 79,430 | Gross: $82.23M

Tried to cheer myself up.

25. The Rocketeer (1991)

PG | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Family

61 Metascore

A young pilot stumbles onto a prototype jetpack that allows him to become a high-flying masked hero.

Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Billy Campbell, Jennifer Connelly, Alan Arkin, Timothy Dalton

Votes: 51,312 | Gross: $46.70M

One of my all time favorites. And I hadn't seen my dvd in a long time.

26. Moulin Rouge! (2001)

PG-13 | 127 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

66 Metascore

A poet falls for a beautiful courtesan whom a jealous duke covets.

Director: Baz Luhrmann | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Ewan McGregor, John Leguizamo, Jim Broadbent

Votes: 260,780 | Gross: $57.39M

A wonderful classic I hadn't watched in a while.

27. Jane Eyre (2011)

PG-13 | 120 min | Drama, Romance

76 Metascore

A mousy governess who softens the heart of her employer soon discovers that he's hiding a terrible secret.

Director: Cary Joji Fukunaga | Stars: Mia Wasikowska, Michael Fassbender, Jamie Bell, Su Elliot

Votes: 78,682 | Gross: $11.24M

I completely adore this version of Jane Eyre. Michael F. is spectacular.

28. Shame (2011)

NC-17 | 101 min | Drama

72 Metascore

A sex addict's carefully cultivated private life falls apart after his sister arrives for an indefinite stay.

Director: Steve McQueen | Stars: Michael Fassbender, Carey Mulligan, James Badge Dale, Lucy Walters

Votes: 178,306 | Gross: $4.00M

Had to watch it again to see if it was as depressing as I remember from the theater. It is.

29. All About Steve (2009)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Romance

17 Metascore

Convinced that a CCN cameraman is her true love, an eccentric crossword puzzler trails him as he travels all over the country, hoping to convince him that they belong together.

Director: Phil Traill | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Bradley Cooper, Thomas Haden Church, Ken Jeong

Votes: 38,931 | Gross: $33.86M

If this isn't a movie actors do just to get a paycheck I dunno what it is. Not worth watching.

30. Shakespeare in Love (1998)

R | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, History

87 Metascore

The world's greatest ever playwright, William Shakespeare, is young, out of ideas and short of cash, but meets his ideal woman and is inspired to write one of his most famous plays.

Director: John Madden | Stars: Gwyneth Paltrow, Joseph Fiennes, Geoffrey Rush, Tom Wilkinson

Votes: 209,302 | Gross: $100.32M

One of my all time favorites.

31. Frankenweenie (2012)

PG | 87 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

74 Metascore

When a boy's beloved dog passes away suddenly, he attempts to bring the animal back to life through a powerful science experiment.

Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Winona Ryder, Catherine O'Hara, Martin Short, Martin Landau

Votes: 94,393 | Gross: $35.29M

Much better than I thought it would be. It felt like classic good Tim B. again.

32. Wuthering Heights (2011)

Not Rated | 129 min | Drama, Romance

70 Metascore

A poor boy of unknown origins is rescued from poverty and taken in by the Earnshaw family where he develops an intense relationship with his young foster sister, Cathy.

Director: Andrea Arnold | Stars: Kaya Scodelario, James Howson, Solomon Glave, Shannon Beer

Votes: 9,044 | Gross: $0.10M

Not the best version I've seen. Pretty boring and they seem to skip important dialogue.

33. Spider-Man 3 (2007)

PG-13 | 139 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

59 Metascore

A strange black entity from another world bonds with Peter Parker and causes inner turmoil as he contends with new villains, temptations, and revenge.

Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Topher Grace, Thomas Haden Church

Votes: 484,726 | Gross: $336.53M

Rewatching with Rifftrax. This is such a terrible series of movies. Toby M is so punchable as an actor.

34. Bronies: The Extremely Unexpected Adult Fans of My Little Pony (2012)

TV-14 | 90 min | Documentary

Profiling the cross-demographic fanaticism for the ostensibly girl-orientated television series, My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic (2010).

Director: Laurent Malaquais | Stars: John de Lancie, Alex Tibcken, Tim Star, Lauren Faust

Votes: 1,527

Awesome, a must watch especially if you don't understand why the show has as many fans as it does.

35. Pride & Prejudice (2005)

PG | 129 min | Drama, Romance

82 Metascore

Sparks fly when spirited Elizabeth Bennet meets single, rich, and proud Mr. Darcy. But Mr. Darcy reluctantly finds himself falling in love with a woman beneath his class. Can each overcome their own pride and prejudice?

Director: Joe Wright | Stars: Keira Knightley, Matthew Macfadyen, Brenda Blethyn, Donald Sutherland

Votes: 243,575 | Gross: $38.41M

Been watching The Lizzie Bennet Diaries on Youtube so I wanted to rewatch the best version of the story.

36. Princess Kaiulani (2009)

PG | 130 min | Drama

41 Metascore

The true story of a Hawaiian princess' attempts to maintain the independence of the island against the threat of American colonization.

Director: Marc Forby | Stars: Q'orianka Kilcher, Barry Pepper, Shaun Evans, Jimmy Yuill

Votes: 1,529 | Gross: $0.88M

Nice acting from Miss Kilcher but the editing was not great. It made good to okay performances seem stale.

37. Pocahontas (I) (1995)

G | 81 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

58 Metascore

An English soldier and the daughter of an Algonquin chief share a romance when English colonists invade seventeenth century Virginia.

Directors: Mike Gabriel, Eric Goldberg | Stars: Mel Gibson, Linda Hunt, Christian Bale, Joe Baker

Votes: 163,740 | Gross: $141.60M

Rewatching the classics.

38. Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World (1998 Video)

G | 72 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

Pocahontas sets off on a journey to England with Meeko, Flit, and Percy. Hearing rumors of John Smith's death, Pocahontas tries to prevent war and battle.

Directors: Tom Ellery, Bradley Raymond | Stars: Irene Bedard, Donal Gibson, Jim Cummings, Finola Hughes

Votes: 13,295

I couldn't remember if this one had been okay or not. It's not so great.

39. The Hunger Games (2012)

PG-13 | 142 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

68 Metascore

Katniss Everdeen voluntarily takes her younger sister's place in the Hunger Games: a televised competition in which two teenagers from each of the twelve Districts of Panem are chosen at random to fight to the death.

Director: Gary Ross | Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Stanley Tucci

Votes: 823,117 | Gross: $408.01M

Had to rewatch it with it's Rifftrax.

40. Twister (I) (1996)

PG-13 | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

68 Metascore

Bill and Jo Harding, advanced storm chasers on the brink of divorce, must join together to create an advanced weather alert system by putting themselves in the cross-hairs of extremely violent tornadoes.

Director: Jan de Bont | Stars: Helen Hunt, Bill Paxton, Cary Elwes, Jami Gertz

Votes: 169,270 | Gross: $241.72M

Reminds me of my home, Kansas.

41. Away We Go (2009)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

58 Metascore

A couple who is expecting their first child travel around the U.S. in order to find a perfect place to start their family. Along the way, they have misadventures and find fresh connections with an assortment of relatives and old friends who just might help them discover "home" on their own terms for the first time.

Director: Sam Mendes | Stars: John Krasinski, Maya Rudolph, Allison Janney, Carmen Ejogo

Votes: 50,957 | Gross: $9.45M

One of my favorite films of all time.

42. The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)

PG-13 | 103 min | Drama, Romance

67 Metascore

An introvert freshman is taken under the wings of two seniors who welcome him to the real world.

Director: Stephen Chbosky | Stars: Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, Ezra Miller, Paul Rudd

Votes: 445,567 | Gross: $17.74M

Saw in the cinema. Quite good I'd recommend it.

43. Lincoln (2012)

PG-13 | 150 min | Biography, Drama, History

86 Metascore

As the American Civil War continues to rage, America's president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, David Strathairn, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Votes: 238,088 | Gross: $182.21M

Daniel-Day Lewis was great! Saw in cinema.

44. Life of Pi (2012)

PG | 127 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

79 Metascore

A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor: a fearsome Bengal tiger.

Director: Ang Lee | Stars: Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Adil Hussain, Tabu

Votes: 564,491 | Gross: $124.99M

This story is so much darker than I thought it would be. The end is kind of a mind masher when you rethink the whole film. Saw in cinema.

45. Liberal Arts (2012)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7