Movie Releases by Score

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King 1.

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

December 17, 2003 | PG-13
Sauron's forces have laid siege to Minas Tirith, the capital of Gondor, in their efforts to eliminate the race of men. The once-great kingdom, watched over by a fading steward, has never been in more desperate need of its king. But can Aragorn (Viggo Mortensen) answer the call of his heritage and become what he was born to be? In no small measure, the fate of Middle-earth rests on his broad shoulders. [New Line Cinema]
Metascore:
94
User Score:
9.1
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl 2.

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

July 9, 2003 | PG-13
For the roguish yet charming Captain Jack Sparrow (Depp), the crystalline waters if the Caribbean present a vast playground where adventure and mystery abound. But Jack's idyllic pirate life capsizes after his nemesis, the wily Captain Barbossa (Rush), steals his ship, the Black Pearl, and kidnaps the Governor's (Pryce) beautiful daughter, Elizabeth Swann (Knightley). (Disney)
Metascore:
63
User Score:
8.8
Finding Nemo 3.

Finding Nemo

May 30, 2003 | G
This visually stunning underwater adventure follows the comedic and eventful journeys of two fish - a father and his son Nemo - who become separated in the Great Barrier Reef. [Disney/Pixar]
Metascore:
90
User Score:
8.7
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 4.

Kill Bill: Vol. 1

October 10, 2003 | TV-MA
An epic tale of one woman's quest for justice presented in two installments. (Miramax)
Metascore:
69
User Score:
8.7
Lost in Translation 5.

Lost in Translation

September 12, 2003 | R
Unable to sleep, Bob (Murray) and Charlotte (Johansson), two Americans in Tokyo, cross paths one night in the luxury hotel bar. This chance meeting soon becomes a surprising friendship. Charlotte and Bob venture through Tokyo, having often hilarious encounters with its citizens, and ultimately discover a new belief in life's possibilities. (Focus Features)
Metascore:
89
User Score:
7.5
The Matrix Revolutions 6.

The Matrix Revolutions

November 5, 2003 | R
The final film in the Matrix trilogy.
Metascore:
47
User Score:
4.7
28 Days Later... 7.

28 Days Later...

June 27, 2003 | R
When a group of animal rights activists frees primates from a research facility, a deadly virus which causes murderous behavior is unleashed.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
7.7
The Cat in the Hat 8.

The Cat in the Hat

November 21, 2003 | PG
Mike Myers stars in the title role of Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat, a film adaptation of the beloved literary classic. (Universal Pictures)
Metascore:
19
User Score:
3.7
Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines 9.

Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines

July 2, 2003 | R
The highly anticipated third installment in one of Hollywood's most innovative and celebrated franchises, which was originated with the 1984 release of "The Terminator." Melding riveting suspense, trademark humor and explosive action, Terminator 3 pays homage to its predecessors and adds an electrifying new chapter to the series' sophisticated mythology. [T3 Productions]
Metascore:
66
User Score:
7.4
Hulk 10.

Hulk

June 20, 2003 | PG-13
Acclaimed Oscar-winning filmmaker Ang Lee turns his masterful eye to adapting the classic Marvel Comics character for the big screen. (Universal Pictures)
Metascore:
54
User Score:
5.2
The Matrix Reloaded 11.

The Matrix Reloaded

May 15, 2003 | R
Neo, Morpheus, Trinity, and the rest of their crew continue to battle the machines that have enslaved the human race in the Matrix.
Metascore:
62
User Score:
7.7
Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life 12.

Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life

July 25, 2003 | PG-13
Demonstrating her physical prowess and revealing her courage as never before, Lara Croft proves that she will stop at nothing in her search for an infamous site know as "The Cradle of Life" -- especially when it means she could save the world from the most unspeakable evil ever known. (Paramount)
Metascore:
43
User Score:
7.9
2 Fast 2 Furious 13.

2 Fast 2 Furious

June 6, 2003 | PG-13
Former cop Brian O'Conner (Paul Walker) teams up with his ex-con pal Roman Pearce (Tyrese Gibson) to transport a shipment of "dirty" money for a shady Miami-based import/export dealer (Cole Hauser), while actually working with an undercover agent (Eva Mendes) to bring the dealer down. [Universal Pictures]
Metascore:
38
User Score:
7.0
X2: X-Men United 14.

X2: X-Men United

May 2, 2003 | PG-13
Mutants continue to struggle against a society that fears and distrusts them. Their cause becomes even more desperate following an incredible attack by an as yet undetermined assailant possessing extraordinary abilities. With the fates of mankind - and mutantkind - in their hands, the X-Men Face their most dangerous mission ever. [20th Century Fox]
Metascore:
68
User Score:
8.7
City of God 15.

City of God

January 17, 2003 | R
Welcome to the world's most notorious slum: Rio de Janeiro's 'City of God.' A place where combat photographers fear to tread, where Police rarely go, and residents are lucky if they live to the age of 20. This is the true story of a young man who grew up on these streets and whose ambition as a photographer is our window in and ultimately may be him only way out. [Miramax]
Metascore:
79
User Score:
9.0
School of Rock 16.

School of Rock

October 3, 2003 | PG-13
Hell raising guitarist with delusions of grandeur Dewey Finn (Black) has been kicked out of his band. Desperate for work, he impersonates a substitute teacher and turns a class of fifth grade high-achievers into high-voltage rock and rollers. (Paramount)
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.4
Mystic River 17.

Mystic River

October 8, 2003 | R
As the investigation of the death of a young woman tightens around three old friends, and ominous story unfolds that revolves around friendship, family and innocence lost too soon. (Warner Bros.)
Metascore:
84
User Score:
7.1
The Last Samurai 18.

The Last Samurai

December 5, 2003 | R
The paths of two warriors converge when the young Emperor of Japan, hires a Civil War veteran (Cruise) to train Japan's first modern, conscript army. As he encounters the Samurai traditions, the troubled American soldier finds himself at the center of a violent and epic struggle between two eras and two worlds, with only his sense of honor to guide him. (Warner Bros.)
Metascore:
55
User Score:
7.9
Big Fish 19.

Big Fish

December 10, 2003 | PG-13
Director Tim Burton brings his inimitable imagination on a heartwarming journey that delves deep into a fabled relationship between a father and his son. [Sony Pictures]
Metascore:
58
User Score:
8.6
Bad Boys II 20.

Bad Boys II

July 18, 2003 | R
Will Smith and Martin Lawrence are back -- and oh so bad -- on the streets of Miami in Bad Boys II, reuniting them with producer Jerry Bruckheimer and director Michael Bay. (Sony Pictures)
Metascore:
38
User Score:
4.1
Underworld 21.

Underworld

September 19, 2003 | Not Rated
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. (Screen Gems)
Metascore:
42
User Score:
8.8
Daredevil 22.

Daredevil

February 14, 2003 | TV-14
Ben Affleck stars as the blind Marvel Comics character who is a lawyer by day and vigilante by night.
Metascore:
42
User Score:
8.1
Elf 23.

Elf

November 7, 2003 | PG
A boy who was raised by Santa's elves returns to New York City to find his biological family.
Metascore:
64
User Score:
8.6
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 24.

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

October 17, 2003 | R
This thriller recounts the true story of five teenage travelers stranded in a rural Texas town, fighting for their lives against a chainsaw wielding madman and his bizarre extended family. (New Line Productions)
Metascore:
38
User Score:
6.5
Scary Movie 3 25.

Scary Movie 3

October 24, 2003 | Unrated
The Scary Movie gang is back for the third installment in this spoof series.
Metascore:
49
User Score:
6.8
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World 26.

Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World

November 14, 2003 | PG-13
Based on author Patrick O'Brian's series of Aubrey/Maturin novels, the film is set during the Napoleonic Wars. Crowe is Captain "Lucky" Jack Aubrey, renowned as a fighting captain in the British Navy, and Bettany is ship's doctor Stephen Maturin. Their ship, the H.M.S. Surprise, is suddenly attacked by a superior enemy. With the Surprise badly damaged and much of his crew injured, Aubrey is torn between duty and friendship as he pursues a high-stakes chase across two oceans, to intercept and capture his foe. It's a mission that can make his reputation – or destroy Lucky Jack and his crew. (20th Century Fox)
Metascore:
81
User Score:
6.4
Final Destination 2 27.

Final Destination 2

January 31, 2003 | R
This sequel to the hit 2000 supernatural thriller finds Clear Rivers (Larter), the only survivor of the crash of Flight 180 left alive, Locked away by her own choice in the perceived safety of a psychiatric hospital. Clear now lives in constant terror that Death is coming to claim her, as it did all her friends. (New Line Cinema)
Metascore:
38
User Score:
3.6
Freddy vs. Jason 28.

Freddy vs. Jason

August 15, 2003 | R
Get ready for the ultimate showdown! Freddy Krueger, the psychopath from the "Nightmare on Elm Street" series resurrects Jason Voorhees, the equally iconic madman from the "Friday the 13th" film series. With a terrified town in the middle, the two titans of terror enter into a horrifying showdown of epic proportions, alternating between the world of dreams and the harsh reality of the living world. Who will win and who will lose in this battle to end all battles? (New Line Cinema)
Metascore:
37
User Score:
8.5
Love Actually 29.

Love Actually

November 7, 2003 | R
This ultimate romantic comedy weaves together a spectacular number of love affairs into one amazing story. [Universal Pictures]
Metascore:
55
User Score:
8.5
Elephant 30.

Elephant

October 24, 2003 | R
An inside look at an American high school on what appears to be an ordinary day.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
7.2
House of the Dead 31.

House of the Dead

October 10, 2003 | R
Based on the best selling video game from Sega, House of the Dead tells the story of a group of college students who go to a rave on a mysterious island and get more than they bargained for when they find themselves stalked by killer zombies and terrifying creatures intent on feasting on the flesh of the living. (Artisan Entertainment)
Metascore:
15
User Score:
1.4
The Revolution Will Not Be Televised 32.

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

November 5, 2003 | Unrated
On April 12th 2002 the world awoke to the news that Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez had been removed from office and had been replaced by a new interim government. What had in fact taken place was the first Latin American coup of the 21st century, and the world's first media coup. (Vitagraph Films)
Metascore:
81
User Score:
6.5
Holes 33.

Holes

April 18, 2003 | PG
Based on the award-winning 1999 children's book of the same name, this funny and poignant film features an unusual young hero who is in for the adventure of his life when he is sent to a Texas detention camp. (Walt Disney Pictures)
Metascore:
71
User Score:
7.8
Cabin Fever 34.

Cabin Fever

September 12, 2003 | TV-MA
Based on skin-curdling tales of the real life "flesh eating virus," Cabin Fever blends the elements of classic horror films of the 70's and 80's with modern day medical terror. (Lions Gate Films)
Metascore:
56
User Score:
3.0
Identity 35.

Identity

April 25, 2003 | R
Caught in a savage rainstorm, ten travelers are forced to seek refuge at a strange desert motel. They soon realize they've found anything but shelter. There is a killer among them and, one by one, they are murdered. (Sony)
Metascore:
64
User Score:
8.9
Whale Rider 36.

Whale Rider

June 6, 2003 | PG-13
A contemporary story of love, rejection and triumph as a young Maori girl fights to fulfill her destiny. (South Pacific Pictures)
Metascore:
80
User Score:
5.6
Brother Bear 37.

Brother Bear

October 24, 2003 | G
The powerful and playful bond between brothers, and man's bond with nature, are explored with great drama and comedy in this exciting new animated tale of brotherhood, bears and breathtaking outdoor adventure. [Walt Disney Pictures]
Metascore:
48
User Score:
7.0
Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over 38.

Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over

July 25, 2003 | TV-G
Using the very latest digital technology to weave 3-D images directly into the Spy Kids' trademark espionage action, Game Over invites audience of all ages to become a part of the larger-than-life excitement on the screen. (Dimension Films)
Metascore:
57
User Score:
5.4
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen 39.

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

July 11, 2003 | PG-13
Incredible technology wielded by a mind of infinite evil is threatening the safety of the entire world. To fight the unthinkable, the British government will have to mobilize the extraordinary. This team -- The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen -- is the only thing standing between the future and total destruction. (20th Century Fox)
Metascore:
30
User Score:
5.6
The Italian Job 40.

The Italian Job

May 30, 2003 | PG-13
In this is a remake of the 1969 British caper comedy, Mark Whalberg stars as Charlie Croker, the leader of a band of thieves planning the ultimate heist.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
8.7
Bruce Almighty 41.

Bruce Almighty

May 23, 2003 | PG-13
Bruce is a local news reporter who is discontented with nearly everything in his life, and rarely misses an opportunity to complain about it. Until one day God endows Bruce with all of his powers and challenges him to take on his job and see if he can do any better. (Universal Pictures)
Metascore:
46
User Score:
7.5
Anger Management 42.

Anger Management

April 11, 2003 | R
Dave Buznik (Sandler) is usually a mild-mannered, non-confrontational guy. But after an altercation aboard an airplane, he is remanded to the care of an anger management therapist, Dr. Buddy Rydell (Nicholson), who could probably use some anger management himself. (Columbia Pictures)
Metascore:
52
User Score:
8.7
House of 1000 Corpses 43.

House of 1000 Corpses

April 11, 2003 | NC-17
Two young couples take a misguided tour onto the back roads of America in search of a local legend known as Dr. Satan. Lost and stranded, they are set upon by a bizarre family of psychotics. (Lions Gate)
Metascore:
31
User Score:
4.6
Winged Migration 44.

Winged Migration

April 18, 2003 | G
This documentary examines the migratory patterns of birds through forty countries and all seven continents.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.7
Better Luck Tomorrow 45.

Better Luck Tomorrow

April 11, 2003 | R
The story of a group of overachieving Asian-American high school honor students in a conservative Los Angeles suburb who lead a double life of mischief and petty crimes that alleviate the pressures of perfection. (Paramount)
Metascore:
67
User Score:
7.2
The Core 46.

The Core

March 28, 2003 | PG-13
A wildly diverse team of professionals journey into unknown regions of the earth in the hopes of detonating a nuclear device which they hope will reactivate the earth's core and restore balance to the planet. (Paramount)
Metascore:
48
User Score:
5.3
Kangaroo Jack 47.

Kangaroo Jack

January 17, 2003 | PG
Two friends from Brooklyn are forced to deliver mob money to Australia. Their misadventures begin when a kangaroo hops off with the cash.
Metascore:
16
User Score:
4.7
Cheaper by the Dozen 48.

Cheaper by the Dozen

December 25, 2003 | PG
A comedy about family, loyalty and priorities. (20th Century Fox)
Metascore:
46
User Score:
7.1
Peter Pan 49.

Peter Pan

December 25, 2003 | PG
A live-action version of Peter Pan with all of the wonder, danger and excitement of J.M. Barrie's original vision. (Universal Pictures)
Metascore:
64
User Score:
7.6
Phone Booth 50.

Phone Booth

April 4, 2003 | R
Set entirely within and around the confines of a New York City phone booth, this film follows Stu Shepard (Farrell), a low-rent media consultant who is trapped after being told by a caller - a serial killer with a sniper rifle - that he'll be shot dead if he hangs up. (20th Century Fox)
Metascore:
56
User Score:
9.1
Freaky Friday 51.

Freaky Friday

August 6, 2003 | PG
An updated version of the 1976 film about a mother and daughter who wake up one freaky Friday to find themselves inside each other's body.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
8.2
Manito 52.

Manito

June 13, 2003
Set, and vibrantly photographed, in the Washington Heights section of Manhattan, Manito is the fictional story of two days in the life of two Latino brothers, Junior and Manny. Employing techniques of cinema verite, the film vibrantly captures a neighborhoodand the people who live there. (Film Movement)
Metascore:
71
User Score:
8.2
Wrong Turn 53.

Wrong Turn

May 30, 2003 | R
Steeped in the traditions of classic '70s-style horror movies, Wrong Turn begins with a group of friends stranded in the West Virginia wilderness.
Metascore:
32
User Score:
7.4
Love Don't Cost a Thing 54.

Love Don't Cost a Thing

December 12, 2003 | PG-13
In an attempt to improve his reputation in school, an unpopular but super-intelligent teenage boy (Cannon), hires a cheerleader (Milian) to pose as his girlfriend.
Metascore:
37
User Score:
8.2
The Triplets of Belleville 55.

The Triplets of Belleville

November 26, 2003 | PG-13
The story of a boy, his grandmother, his dog and his dream of winning the Tour de France. When the boy is kidnapped by two mysterious men during the race, the search leads to the megalopolis of Belleville and the renowned Triplets of Belleville, eccentric female music-hall stars from the '30s.
Metascore:
91
User Score:
7.8
Dreamcatcher 56.

Dreamcatcher

March 21, 2003 | R
Dreamcatcher, the film based on Stephen King's best-selling novel, tells of four young friends who perform a heroic act -- and are changed forever by the uncanny powers they gain in return. Years later the friends, now men, are on a hunting trip in the Maine woods when they are overtaken by a blizzard, a vicious storm in which something much more ominous moves… (Warner Bros.)
Metascore:
35
User Score:
5.1
Old School 57.

Old School

February 21, 2003 | Unrated
A raucous comedy about a trio of thirty-something buddies who try to recapture the outrageous, irrepressible fun of their college years by starting their own off-campus frat house. (DreamWorks Pictures)
Metascore:
54
User Score:
8.6
21 Grams 58.

21 Grams

November 21, 2003 | R
They say we all lose 21 grams at the exact moment of our death. (Focus Features)
Metascore:
70
User Score:
7.8
Cold Mountain 59.

Cold Mountain

December 25, 2003 | R
Based on one of the most acclaimed novels in recent memory, Cold Mountain sets off on a true American odyssey through a time that saw some of the greatest ferocity -- and heroism -- the nation has ever known. (Miramax)
Metascore:
73
User Score:
5.6
Where's the Party Yaar? 60.

Where's the Party Yaar?

September 5, 2003
This comedy traces the confusion of Indian immigrants as they attempt to understand American social mores.
Metascore:
56
User Score:
7.5
Jeepers Creepers II 61.

Jeepers Creepers II

August 29, 2003 | R
Set soon after the events of the first film, a group of basketball players, coaches, cheerleaders, and their friends on the bus going home from the state championship find themselves attacked by a winged people-eating monster called the Creeper (Breck), as he continues his 23-day-long feeding frenzy.
Metascore:
36
User Score:
7.5
Thirteen 62.

Thirteen

August 20, 2003 | R
This film focuses on a thirteen-year-old girl growing up with conflicting pressures in Los Angeles.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
8.7
Northfork 63.

Northfork

July 11, 2003 | PG-13
In the next two days, the town of Northfork, Montana will cease to exist. The year is 1955 and Northfork is literally about to be "dammed," flooded to make way for a new hydroelectric project. Its citizens are heading for higher ground. With the exception of a few stoic resistors. (Paramount Classics)
Metascore:
64
User Score:
5.1
My Flesh and Blood 64.

My Flesh and Blood

November 28, 2003 | Unrated
A feature length verit documentary about the Tom family -- eleven special needs children adopted by Fairfield, California mother Susan Tom -- and the story of Susan's battle with her emotionally disturbed teenage son. (Strand Releasing)
Metascore:
78
User Score:
8.6
Bad Santa 65.

Bad Santa

November 26, 2003 | Unrated
The story of two criminals who disguise themselves as Santa Claus and his elf, traveling across the country to malls and taking advantage of the good will people have towards Santa to rob the stores blind.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
8.7
Gigli 66.

Gigli

August 1, 2003 | R
In this unconventional romantic comedy, low-level hood Larry Gigli (Affleck) is given an assignment that gets him in way over his head and Ricki (Lopez), a gorgeous free spirited female enforcer is sent in to assist him. (Sony)
Metascore:
18
User Score:
1.9
Johnny English 67.

Johnny English

July 18, 2003 | PG
Enter Johnny English -- an office-bound junior intelligence worker suddenly thrust into the spotlight when the Crown Jewels are stolen from the Tower of London and a plot is uncovered that threatens world security. [Universal Studios]
Metascore:
51
User Score:
7.0
Poolhall Junkies 68.

Poolhall Junkies

February 28, 2003 | R
The story of a compulsive gambler (Callahan) who has managed to overcome his obsession, but is drawn back into the world of pool-shooting when he needs to try to save his brother (Rosenbaum).
Metascore:
36
User Score:
8.4
Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd 69.

Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd

June 13, 2003 | PG-13
In the 80s, Harry and Lloyd meet in high school where they cross paths with a mean principal and a bunch of other outcasts much like themselves.
Metascore:
19
User Score:
2.8
Pokémon Heroes 70.

Pokémon Heroes

May 16, 2003 | G
The fifth installment of the Pokemon series takes place in a mysterious city on water.
Metascore:
27
User Score:
7.6
Irreversible 71.

Irreversible

March 7, 2003 | Not Rated
A dark revenge drama about a woman who is brutally raped and the retribution her boyfriend exacts.
Metascore:
51
User Score:
7.9
The Rundown 72.

The Rundown

September 26, 2003 | PG-13
A contemporary action-comedy set against the raw, untamed landscape of the Amazon. (Universal)
Metascore:
59
User Score:
8.7
S.W.A.T. 73.

S.W.A.T.

August 8, 2003 | PG-13
Based on the 70's television series of the same name, this film focuses on the Los Angeles Police Department's S.W.A.T. (Special Weapons and Tactics) unit.
Metascore:
45
User Score:
8.2
Rugrats Go Wild 74.

Rugrats Go Wild

June 13, 2003 | PG
When the vacationing Rugrats and their parents get stranded on a deserted island, Tommy Pickles knows there's only one man who can help them: Nigel Thornberry! (Nickelodeon)
Metascore:
38
User Score:
6.0
The Company 75.

The Company

December 25, 2003 | R
This ensemble drama about the life of a company of ballet dancers focuses on a young dancer (Campbell) on the verge of becoming a principal dancer.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
6.9
Looney Tunes: Back in Action 76.

Looney Tunes: Back in Action

November 14, 2003 | PG
Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck are up to their feudin' ways again as the entire Looney Tunes menagerie star in a feature film set entirely in a live action world and interact with "live" 3-D costars throughout the picture. (Warner Bros.)
Metascore:
64
User Score:
6.9
Matchstick Men 77.

Matchstick Men

September 12, 2003 | PG-13
A phobia-plagued grifter (Cage) discovers he has a teenage daughter (Lohman) who wants to get to know him?and his business.
Metascore:
61
User Score:
8.8
Seabiscuit 78.

Seabiscuit

July 25, 2003 | PG-13
The tale of a down-and-out racehorse that took the entire nation on the ride of a lifetime. (Universal Pictures)
Metascore:
72
User Score:
7.2
From Justin to Kelly 79.

From Justin to Kelly

June 20, 2003 | PG
The fairytale rise to superstardom of America's favorite "Idols" continues as Kelly Clarkson and Justin Guarini make the leap to the big screen in this spring's biggest beach party, From Justin to Kelly, a musical romantic comedy. (20th Century Fox)
Metascore:
14
User Score:
2.6
Tears of the Sun 80.

Tears of the Sun

March 7, 2003 | Not Rated
Bruce Willis stars as Lt. A.K. Waters, the loyal veteran officer of a Navy S.E.A.L unit. When he's sent into the heart of Africa, the usually hard-bitten Waters finds himself deeply conflicted at having to choose between following orders and the dictates of his own conscience. (Sony)
Metascore:
48
User Score:
6.7
Paycheck 81.

Paycheck

December 25, 2003 | PG-13
John Woo directs this sci-fi action thriller based on a story written by Philip K. Dick about an engineer who wakes up with his short-term memory erased.
Metascore:
43
User Score:
8.2
Intolerable Cruelty 82.

Intolerable Cruelty

October 10, 2003 | PG-13
A romantic comedy about a man who wins in court and a woman who courts to win. (Universal Pictures)
Metascore:
71
User Score:
6.3
American Wedding 83.

American Wedding

August 1, 2003 | Unrated
It was bound to happen, sooner or later. The raucous and lovable characters from the wildly successful American Pie series have gone and done it -- well they're planning on doing it. Really soon. In front of everyone they know. In a big way. Jim (Biggs) and Michelle (Hannigan) are getting married. (Universal Pictures)
Metascore:
43
User Score:
6.9
Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle 84.

Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle

June 27, 2003 | Unrated
In the Angels' new adventure, the captivating trio once again demonstrates their expertise as masters of espionage, martial arts, and disguise. [Sony]
Metascore:
48
User Score:
5.5
Ichi the Killer 85.

Ichi the Killer

May 19, 2003 | Unrated
An ultraviolent revenge movie based on a Manga cartoon in which a sinister hypnotist manipulates the timid but unstable Ichi to dispatch various mobsters in horrifically violent fashion by invoking false memories of witnessing a rape.
Metascore:
55
User Score:
7.5
Basic 86.

Basic

March 28, 2003 | R
When a legendary commander (Jackson) and several of his men turn up missing, the last thing the government wants is a rogue DEA agent (Travolta) investigating the disappearance. As the investigation unfolds, the agent is placed in direct conflict with the Army's official investigating officer (Nielsen) and nothing is as it seems. (Sony)
Metascore:
34
User Score:
7.7
Monster 87.

Monster

December 24, 2003 | R
In a revelatory performance, Charlize Theron stars in the shocking and moving true-life story of Aileen Wuornos, a prostitute executed last year in Florida after being convicted of murdering six men. While Wuornos confessed to the six murders, including a policeman, she claimed to have killed only in self-defense, resisting violent assaults while working as a prostitute. (Newmarket Films)
Metascore:
74
User Score:
7.2
Monsieur Ibrahim 88.

Monsieur Ibrahim

December 5, 2003 | R
In a working class Paris neighborhood in the early 60's, two unlikely characters -- a young Jew and an elderly Muslim -- begin a friendship. (Sony Pictures Classics)
Metascore:
69
User Score:
8.2
Small Voices 89.

Small Voices

October 10, 2003
The inspiring story of Melinda (de Rossi), a young woman who comes to teach in the remote and impoverished rural town of Malawig and reaches her poverty-stricken students through music.
Metascore:
58
User Score:
8.0
The Station Agent 90.

The Station Agent

October 3, 2003 | R
A film about three people with nothing in common, except their shared solitude, until chance circumstances bring their lives together. Before long, from this forgotten depot, this mismatched threesome forges an unlikely bond, which ultimately reveals that even isolation is better shared. (Miramax)
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.7
The Jungle Book 2 91.

The Jungle Book 2

February 14, 2003 | G
Mowgli, Baloo the bear, Bagheera the panther, and the sly tiger Shere Khan return in this swinging sequel to the animated classic, The Jungle Book.
Metascore:
38
User Score:
4.3
Honey 92.

Honey

December 5, 2003 | PG-13
Honey Daniels (Alba) has been waiting all her life to show the world her dance moves and now, everything she ever wanted is just a step away. (Universal)
Metascore:
37
User Score:
6.2
Gothika 93.

Gothika

November 21, 2003 | R
This supernatural thriller is the chilling tale of a brilliant psychiatrist (Berry) who experiences an unwelcome awakening when she is accused of committing a heinous murder she cannot remember. (Warner Bros.)
Metascore:
38
User Score:
6.5
Out of Time 94.

Out of Time

October 3, 2003 | R
When Banyan Key, Florida is rocked by a double homicide, chief of police Matt Lee Whitlock (Washington) finds himself in a race against time to solve the murders before he himself falls under suspicion. (MGM)
Metascore:
63
User Score:
7.9
The Fighting Temptations 95.

The Fighting Temptations

September 19, 2003 | PG-13
A New York advertising executive (Gooding) must return to his Georgia hometown when his aunt dies. He soon finds that he must help the local gospel choir with a competition in order to collect his inheritance.
Metascore:
53
User Score:
7.6
Stevie 96.

Stevie

March 28, 2003 | R
This documentary speaks about the complex realities of growing up, family history, and how the system has - despite good intentions - failed to rescue certain kids. (Lions Gate Films)
Metascore:
72
User Score:
8.1
The Singing Forest 97.

The Singing Forest

November 14, 2003
Two lovers, killed during the Holocaust, are reincarnated. The first soul to return now has a twenty two year old daughter who is now in love with her father's past life lover.
Metascore:
1
User Score:
1.8
Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas 98.

Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas

July 2, 2003 | PG
Sinbad (Pitt) the most daring and notorious rogue ever to sail the seven seas, has spent his life asking for trouble, and trouble has finally answered...in a big way. Framed for stealing one of the world's most priceless and powerful treasures - the Book of Peace - Sinbad had one chance to find and return the precious book or his best friend Poteus (Fiennes) will die. (DreamWorks Pictures)
Metascore:
48
User Score:
6.6
Daddy Day Care 99.

Daddy Day Care

May 9, 2003 | PG
Charlie (Murphy) and Phil (Garlin) are so consumed by their high profile advertising jobs that they are completely missing out on the joys of fatherhood. In the family comedy Daddy Day Care, however, their kids provide them with a crash course in child rearing, with uproarious and heartwarming results. (Sony)
Metascore:
39
User Score:
5.6
The Lizzie McGuire Movie 100.

The Lizzie McGuire Movie

May 2, 2003 | PG
Disney serves up the comic foibles of lovable Lizzie McGuire and her pals, who all pack their bags and plan to live la dolce vita while on a class trip to Italy. When Lizzie is mistaken for Isabella (who is part of an Italian pop duo) the adventure really begins. (Disney)
Metascore:
56
User Score:
6.9