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Best Minute Movies

  • Vantage Point

    Vantage Point (PG-13, 2008)

    Dennis Quaid, Matthew Fox, Forest Whitaker, Bruce McGill, Edgar Ramirez
    Eight strangers with eight different points of view try to unlock the one truth behind an assassinat... read moreion attempt on the president of the United States. Thomas Barnes and Kent Taylor are two Secret Service agents assigned to protect President Ashton at a landmark summit on the global war on terror. When President Ashton is shot moments after his arrival in Spain, chaos ensues and disparate lives collide in the hunt for the assassin. In the crowd is Howard Lewis, an American tourist who thinks he's captured the shooter on his camcorder while videotaping the event for his kids back home. Also there, relaying the historic event to millions of TV viewers across the globe, is American TV news producer Rex Brooks. As they and others reveal their stories, the pieces of the puzzle will fall into place--and it will become apparent that shocking motivations lurk just beneath the surface.
    • Loth18
      Loth18: eins with pure adrenaline, this one will most definitely have your heart pumping and not just for a minute...but for the ENTIRE film, Vantage Point is most definitely something to be seen for the hea
      Reviewed 2 years days ago
    • fb1092288494
      fb1092288494: They made what should have been a 40 minute short film into an hour and a half film. It was an alright rental though.
      Reviewed 2 years days ago
    • SamuelMoon
      SamuelMoon: They made what should have been a 40 minute short film into an hour and a half film. It was an alright rental though.
      Reviewed 3 years days ago
  • Where the Wild Things Are

    Where the Wild Things Are (PG, 2009)

    Max Records, Catherine Keener, James Gandolfini, Paul Dano, Catherine O'Hara
    Visionary director Spike Jonze brings Maurice Sendak's beloved children's book to the big screen wit... read moreh the help of hipster icon Dave Eggers, who teamed with Jonze to pen the adapted screenplay. A mixture of real actors, computer animation, and live puppeteering, Where the Wild Things Are follows the adventures of a young boy named Max (Max Records) as he enters the world of the Wild Things, a race of strange and enormous creatures who gradually turn the young boy into their king. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
    • amateurjedi
      amateurjedi: . Spike Jonze took a five minute storybook and turned it into an hour and a half, while still keeping everything the book was
      Reviewed 18 months days ago
    • fb561096390
      fb561096390: . The character development was very well done especially for a 95 minute movie (which seemed a bit longer than that). I cared about every single one of the monsters (
      Reviewed 2 years days ago
    • fb591841941
      fb591841941: Director Spike Jonze's attempt to stretch a 9-sentence children's book into a 93-minute film is only somewhat successful. The costumes are great and the "things" look just like they
      Reviewed 2 years days ago
  • The Last Airbender

    The Last Airbender (PG, 2010)

    Noah Ringer, Nicola Peltz, Dev Patel, Jackson Rathbone, Shaun Toub
    Suspense auteur M. Night Shyamalan takes a break from crafting original screenplays to tell this tal... read moree of a 12-year-old boy (Noah Ringer) who provides the last hope for restoring harmony to a land consumed by chaos. In a world balanced on the four nations of Water, Earth, Fire, and Air, people known as the Waterbenders, Earthbenders, Firebenders, and Airbenders have mastered their native elements. Though the masters can each manipulate their native elements, the only one with the power to manipulate all four elements is a young boy known as the Avatar. When the Avatar subsequently appears to die while still mastering his powers, the Fire nation launches a global war with the ultimate goal of global domination. One hundred years later, two teens discover that the Avatar and his flying bison have in fact been locked in suspended animation. Upon being freed from his prison, the Avatar embarks on an arduous quest to restore harmony among the four war-ravaged nations. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
    • BrunoAaronLopez
      BrunoAaronLopez: ialogue was boring and wasn't dramatic like in the show, third, the plot felt like it was made last minute, it felt like the director/writer just finished it under an hour. Overall, this movie is the
      Reviewed 30 days days ago
    • fb100000538970981
      fb100000538970981: Wow first of all m night made this so bad that I could not stand 1 more minute of it it was so fake boring and it was way off topic and differint from the show mostly the c
      Reviewed 3 years days ago
    • PaulBunya
      PaulBunya: . You cannot make a 20 episode season of a tv show in a hour and forty minute movie. Not only is this the worst movie of 2010, but it's one of the worst movies I have eve
      Reviewed 3 years days ago
  • Watchmen

    Watchmen (R, 2009)

    Malin Akerman, Billy Crudup, Matthew Goode, Carla Gugino, Jackie Earle Haley
    300's Zack Snyder brings Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons' critically acclaimed comic book Watchmen to th... read moree big screen, courtesy of DC Comics and Warner Bros. Pictures. Set in an alternate universe circa 1985, the film's world is a highly unstable one where a nuclear war is imminent between America and Russia. Superheroes have long been made to hang up their tights thanks to the government-sponsored Keene Act, but that all changes with the death of The Comedian (Jeffrey Dean Morgan), a robust ex-hero commando whose mysterious free fall out a window perks the interest of one of the country's last remaining vigilantes, Rorschach (Jackie Earle Haley). His investigation leads him to caution many of his other former costumed colleagues, including Dr. Manhattan, Night Owl (Patrick Wilson), Ozymandias (Matthew Goode), Sally Jupiter (Carla Gugino), and her daughter, The Silk Spectre (Malin Akerman). Heralded for bringing the world of superheroes into the literary world, Watchmen gave the super-powered mythos a real-life grounding that had been missing in mainstream comics to that point. The film adaptation had languished in one form of development hell or another for years after the book's release, with various directors on and off the project, including Terry Gilliam, David Hayter, and Darren Aronofsky, as well as Paul Greengrass, whose eventual dismissal stemmed from budget conflicts with the studio. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi
  • Buried

    Buried (R, 2010)

    Ryan Reynolds, Ivana Mińo, Stephen Tobolowsky, Samantha Mathis, Jose Luis Garcia-Perez
    A man is caught in a desperate race against time in this claustrophobic thriller from director Rodri... read morego Cortés. Paul Conroy (Ryan Reynolds) is an American truck driver who has been contracted to work in Iraq, and while delivering a load of kitchen equipment as part of a humanitarian aid program, he's captured by insurgent guerrillas who intend to hold him hostage. Paul is struck unconscious, put into a coffin-like box, and buried, and when he comes to, all he has to help him get out is a lighter and a cell phone. Trapped underground with a limited supply of air, Paul frantically calls his family, his employer, and American military and political representatives, trying to remain calm as his chances of survival slip farther away with each passing minute. Featuring the voice talent of Robert Paterson, Stephen Tobolowsky, Samantha Mathis, and Erik Palladino, with all the action taking place within the underground box, Buried received its world premiere at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi
  • Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for Theatres

    Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for Theatres (R, 2007)

    Dana Snyder, Dave Willis, Carey Means, Andy Merrill, Mike Schatz
    Meatwad, Frylock, and Master Shake team up for their biggest adventure yet in this animated feature ... read morethat finds the popular Adult Swim trio pursued by an immortal piece of exercise equipment that poses a severe threat to the balance of galactic peace. Despite their best efforts to elude the malevolent body-shaper, the super-sized friends are soon horrified to discover that the Plutonians have joined forces with the Cybernetic Ghost of Christmas Past to take control of the renegade device in a bid to rule the universe. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
    • fb651350376
      fb651350376: . ATHFâ(TM)s shows run around about 10 minutes, short and to the point. But extending the show into an 80 something minutes proved to be a
      Reviewed 2 years days ago
    • fb1106010668
      fb1106010668: Hillarious but completely stupid- it IS an hour long episode of a typically 15 minute show. So if you're in the mood for that type of movie, it's a funny one.
      Reviewed 5 years days ago
    • platypusking
      platypusking: ..i guess 15 minute bursts is all anyone should be asked to handle
      Reviewed 6 years days ago
  • A Night at the Roxbury

    A Night at the Roxbury (PG-13, 1998)

    Will Ferrell, Chris Kattan, Molly Shannon, Dan Hedaya, Richard Grieco
    This comedy extends and embellishes characters introduced on Saturday Night Live by regulars Will Fe... read morerrell and Chris Kattan in their sketch series of two head-bobbing losers who go on the town, looking for action, when they hear the What Is Love? disco tune. Looking cool, brothers Steve (Ferrell) and Doug Butabi (Kattan) always fail to pick up women in their hapless nightclub jaunts. In Beverly Hills, they work at a fake-flower store run by their father (Dan Hedaya). They are always denied entrance to the Roxbury, a leading discotheque, but an auto accident with Richard Grieco (portraying himself) gives them a foot in the door. Inside, they meet the club's owner (an uncredited Chazz Palminteri), and two gold-diggers (Elisa Donovan, Gigi Rice) believe they are wealthy businessmen. Steve finds his father shoving him into marriage with next-door neighbor Emily (Molly Shannon), but Doug keeps this from happening. Fortune smiles, and the Butabi brothers become the co-owners of a new nightclub. The real-life Roxbury on the Sunset Strip (once the location of the Imperial Gardens and the Players Club) was converted into a Japanese restaurant by the time this film was released. ~ Bhob Stewart, Rovi
    • farmerjesus1
      farmerjesus1: . Its all too clear this is a 5 minute skit drawn out to 75 minute movie. I laughed, and a few memorable jokes definitely back up th
      Reviewed 5 years days ago
    • davscds
      davscds: but I always expect his films to be much better than there are!

      Not a bad film, just not laugh a minute either.
      Reviewed 7 years days ago
    • tedbrogen
      tedbrogen: . Think about that for a minute.
      Reviewed 6 years days ago
  • Brüno

    Brüno (R, 2009)

    Sacha Baron Cohen, Gustaf Hammarsten, Paula Abdul, LaToya Jackson, Harrison Ford
    Borat trickster Sacha Baron Cohen returns to the big screen to offer yet another stinging dose of so... read moreciopolitical satire in this comedy that finds him assuming the persona of gay fashionmonger Bruno, the self-proclaimed "voice of Austrian youth TV." Originally conceived as part of Baron Cohen's cult television series Da Ali G Show, the character of Bruno offered a cleverly costumed Baron Cohen the opportunity to highlight the absurdities of the fashion industry by interviewing unsuspecting fashion icons and other haute couture hangers-on. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
    • allefra25
      allefra25: . I wish Bruno was more like he was in the show, but it's hard to translate a 5 minute segment into a movie, so I guess I understand the changes. It was disappointing, though...I t
      Reviewed 5 years days ago
    • fb709572049
      fb709572049: . Bruno in 2 minute stints are great (on the Ali G Show), but 80 minutes of him can seem like too much.
      Reviewed 5 years days ago
    • caffeinatedalex
      caffeinatedalex: Cohen style, an outstandingly solid and developed character, and is powerful enough to sustain a 90 minute running time. I guess the major thing I had in mind when leaving the theatre wasn't whether
      Reviewed 5 years days ago
  • MacGruber

    MacGruber (R, 2010)

    Will Forte, Kristen Wiig, Ryan Phillippe, Val Kilmer, Powers Boothe
    Only one American hero has earned the rank of Green Beret, Navy SEAL and Army Ranger. Just one opera... read moretive has been awarded 16 purple hearts, 3 Congressional Medals of Honor and 7 presidential medals of bravery. And only one guy is man enough to still sport a mullet. In the 10 years since his fiancée was killed, special op MacGruber has sworn off a life of fighting crime with his bare hands. But when he learns that his country needs him to find a nuclear warhead that's been stolen by his sworn enemy, Dieter Von Cunth, MacGruber figures he's the only one tough enough for the job. Assembling an elite team of experts--Lt. Dixon Piper and Vicki St. Elmo--MacGruber will navigate an army of assassins to hunt down Cunth and bring him to justice. His methods may be unorthodox. His crime scenes may get messy. But if you want the world saved right, you call in MacGruber.
    • Order227
      Order227: . The plot is better suited for the 11 minute sketch format on SNL, but stil has a few laughs if you have nothing better to do.
      Reviewed 3 years days ago
    • fb654471643
      fb654471643: . Imagine taking a three minute SNL skit and stretching it into 90. Jokes get old, characters become annoying and they jump t
      Reviewed 4 years days ago
    • fb1360284252
      fb1360284252: Definitely had some funny spots, but overall it was a let down, should have stuck to the 5 minute spots.
      Reviewed 3 years days ago
  • The Help

    The Help (PG-13, 2011)

    Viola Davis, Emma Stone, Bryce Dallas Howard, Octavia Spencer, Jessica Chastain
    The Help stars Emma Stone as Skeeter, Viola Davis as Aibileen and Octavia Spencer as Minny-three ver... read morey different, extraordinary women in Mississippi during the 1960s, who build an unlikely friendship around a secret writing project that breaks societal rules and puts them all at risk. From their improbable alliance a remarkable sisterhood emerges, instilling all of them with the courage to transcend the lines that define them, and the realization that sometimes those lines are made to be crossed-even if it means bringing everyone in town face-to-face with the changing times. -- (C) DreamWorks
    • spielberg00
      spielberg00: helan, changing her accent to that of an aspiring Mississippian author for a two-hour-and-seventeen-minute long production; and Bryce Dallas Howard, who we can slightly recognize from THE VILLAGE and
      Reviewed 2 years days ago
    • fb1268298105
      fb1268298105: A fabulous film totally engrossing and I enjoyed every minute.
      Reviewed 2 years days ago
    • fb23902312
      fb23902312: Truly inspirational movie, enjoyed every minute of it.
      Reviewed 2 years days ago