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Best Pointless Movies

  • Napoleon Dynamite

    Napoleon Dynamite (PG, 2004)

    Jon Heder, Jon Gries, Efren Ramirez, Aaron Ruell, Tina Majorino
    The directorial debut of filmmaker Jared Hess, who also co-wrote the screenplay, Napoleon Dynamite i... read mores a quirky, offbeat comedy set in the small Idaho town of Preston. Jon Heder stars in the titular role, a carrot-topped oddball with a decidedly eccentric family that includes his llama-loving, dune-buggy enthusiast grandmother. The story centers on the local high school's race for class president. Using some nontraditional means, Napoleon is determined to help his pal Pedro (Efrem Ramirez) run a winning campaign and defeat popular girl Summer (Haylie Duff). Also starring The Drew Carey Show's Diedrich Bader, Napoleon Dynamite premiered at the 2004 Sundance Film Festival. ~ Matthew Tobey, Rovi
    • fb764282243
      fb764282243: ...i thought it was very boring and pointless
      Reviewed 2 years days ago
    • fb852760595
      fb852760595: I LOVE this movie! Totally pointless but sooo funny!
      Reviewed 2 years days ago
    • brittanyhiltunen
      brittanyhiltunen: I LOVE this movie! Totally pointless but sooo funny!
      Reviewed 2 years days ago
  • Shoot 'Em Up

    Shoot 'Em Up (R, 2007)

    Clive Owen, Paul Giamatti, Monica Bellucci, Stephen McHattie, Greg Bryk
    A mysterious man delivers a baby during a shootout and is entrusted with protecting the child from c... read moreriminals out to kill it.
  • Burn After Reading

    Burn After Reading (R, 2008)

    George Clooney, Frances McDormand, John Malkovich, Tilda Swinton, Brad Pitt
    At the headquarters of the Central Intelligence Agency in Arlington, Va., analyst Osborne Cox arrive... read mores for a top-secret meeting. Unfortunately for Cox, the secret is soon out: he is being ousted. Cox does not take the news particularly well and returns to his Georgetown home to work on his memoirs and his drinking, not necessarily in that order. His wife Katie is dismayed, though not particularly surprised; she is already well into an illicit affair with Harry Pfarrer, a married federal marshal, and sets about making plans to leave Cox for Harry. Elsewhere in the Washington, D.C., suburbs, and seemingly worlds apart, Hardbodies Fitness Centers employee Linda Litzke can barely concentrate on her work. She is consumed with her life plan for extensive cosmetic surgery, and confides her mission to can-do colleague Chad Feldheimer. Linda is all but oblivious to the fact that the gym's manager Ted Treffon pines for her even as she arranges dates via the Internet with other men. When a computer disc containing material for the CIA analyst's memoirs accidentally falls into the hands of Linda and Chad, the duo are intent on exploiting their find. As Ted frets, "No good can come of this," events spiral out of everyone's and anyone's control, in a cascading series of darkly hilarious encounters.
  • The Men Who Stare at Goats

    The Men Who Stare at Goats (R, 2009)

    George Clooney, Ewan McGregor, Jeff Bridges, Kevin Spacey, Stephen Lang
    Reporter Bob Wilton is in search of his next big story when he encounters Lyn Cassady, a shadowy fig... read moreure who claims to be part of an experimental U.S. military unit. According to Cassady, the New Earth Army is changing the way wars are fought. A legion of "Warrior Monks" with unparalleled psychic powers can read the enemy's thoughts, pass through solid walls, and even kill a goat simply by staring at it. Now, the program's founder, Bill Django, has gone missing and Cassady's mission is to find him.
    • krisroberson1
      krisroberson1: Silly and pointless... those are the words that come to mind as I walk out of the theater after seeing "Men wh
      Reviewed 19 months days ago
    • indianajohnston
      indianajohnston: What a disappointment! This was probably one of the most pointless movies I've seen in a while. While there were humorous scenes, mostly the ones included i
      Reviewed 2 years days ago
    • fb539201798
      fb539201798: A bizarre and pointless film that amazes only by its linkage to true events and ability to attract a stellar cast.
      Reviewed 3 years days ago
  • Crank

    Crank (R, 2006)

    Jason Statham, Amy Smart, Jose Pablo Cantillo, Efren Ramirez, Dwight Yoakam
    A one-time freelance hitman who was just attempting to turn his life around is forced to keep his he... read moreart pumping when his vengeful former employers inject him with a lethal poison that will permanently stop his ticker if his pulse sinks beneath an active rate in a non-stop urban action extravaganza starring Jason Statham and Amy Smart. Chev Chelios (Statham) was one of the most skilled assassins in the West Coast crime syndicate. When he hung up his guns in the middle of a job to run off with his new girlfriend Eve (Smart), however, the man who was once the hunter now becomes the hunted. Awakened from his slumber by a telephone call informing him of his precarious situation, Chelios soon discovers that the only way to save Eve from certain death at the hands of his nemesis is to stay two steps ahead of his killers, keep his heart-rate high enough to stay alive, and blast through the streets of Los Angeles in search of an antidote. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
    • fb758734355
      fb758734355: . This was the most pointless film that has ever been made. I don't understand how they could make a sequel out of this
      Reviewed 3 years days ago
    • jasmineflame
      jasmineflame: . In the end though, it didn't even fulfill my want for pointless action. Bored out of my mind.
      Reviewed 6 years days ago
    • RobynMaher715
      RobynMaher715: s movie was going to be awesome, I mean, what a wicked idea that just promises none stop action and pointless violence. I was definitely on board for that, plus Jason Statham. I mean, wicked set up an
      Reviewed 5 years days ago
  • Bug

    Bug (R, 2006)

    Ashley Judd, Michael Shannon, Lynn Collins, Brian F. O'Byrne, Harry Connick Jr.
    A lonely waitress with a tragic past, Agnes rooms in a run-down motel, living in fear of her abusive... read more, recently paroled ex-husband. But, when Agnes begins a tentative romance with Peter, an eccentric, nervous drifter, she starts to feel hopeful again--until the first bugs arrive.
    • jeffidiyah
      jeffidiyah: . I had to look away from the screen once. It felt like a pretty pointless movie but seeing those people tear themselves apart was entertaining in a small way. Wonde
      Reviewed 6 years days ago
    • Sicknickel
      Sicknickel: . Completely pointless, and worst of all is not even a horror movie like it was advertised. Save your money and
      Reviewed 6 years days ago
    • 31steve31
      31steve31: ete and utter waste of an hour and a half of my life, complete rubbish, and yes i did "get it" just pointless.
      Reviewed 6 years days ago
  • Blindness

    Blindness (R, 2008)

    Julianne Moore, Mark Ruffalo, Alice Braga, Yusuke Iseya, Yoshino Kimura
    When one man is struck blind while driving home from work, his whole world is turned to an eerie, mi... read morelky haze. One by one, each person he encounters suffers the same unsettling fate. As the contagion spreads, and paranoia sets in, the newly blind victims of the "White Sickness" are quarantined within an abandoned mental asylum. But, inside the quarantined hospital, there is one woman who has only pretended she is blind in order to stay beside her husband. She will lead a makeshift family of seven people on a journey to break out of the hospital and into the devastated city where they may be the only hope left.
    • fb544622492
      fb544622492: Doesn't seem to explaining anything and seems pointless
      Reviewed 16 months days ago
  • Dude, Where's My Car?

    Dude, Where's My Car? (PG-13, 2000)

    Ashton Kutcher, Seann William Scott, Kristy Swanson, Jennifer Garner, Marla Sokoloff
    The startling effects of chemically induced short-term memory loss provide the backdrop for this res... read moreinous teen comedy. Jesse (Ashton Kutcher) and Chester (Seann William Scott) are two hard-partying dudes who wake up after a very long night on the town to discover they've forgotten the presents they bought for their girlfriends Wanda (Jennifer Garner) and Wilma (Marla Sokoloff), twins who are more than a bit miffed that the stoners they've come to tolerate appear to have forgotten their anniversary. The presents are in Jesse's car, but they're so fuzzy on the details of the previous 24 hours that they have no idea where they left said automobile. Jesse and Chester set out to find their wheels, and along the way they discover that they had an even more eventful evening than they imagined, as strippers, aliens, a suitcase full of money, and a kitchen full of pudding become important pieces in the puzzle of the missing car. Dude, Where's My Car? also stars Hal Sparks, Kristy Swanson, Kevin Christy, and Fabio; it was written by Philip Stark, previously a writer for the TV series That 70's Show, which also features Kutcher in its cast. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi
  • Strange Wilderness

    Strange Wilderness (R, 2008)

    Steve Zahn, Allen Covert, Jonah Hill, Kevin Heffernan, Ashley Scott
    A pair of animal enthusiasts desperate to boost the ratings of their failing television series "Stra... read morenge Wilderness" set out for the Andes in search of the elusive Bigfoot in this comedy directed by Fred Wolf and starring Justin Long, Steve Zahn, Kevin Heffernan, and Ernest Borgnine. Peter Gaulke (Zahn) and Fred Wolf (Allen Covert) are the energetic hosts of "Strange Wilderness" -- television's most unconventional nature show. When the ratings take a nosedive and they are confronted with cancellation, Peter finds himself resorting to desperate measures in order to stay on the air. Perhaps if the "Strange Wilderness" crew could somehow track down the most elusive creature ever to stalk the woodlands, they could keep their show on the air and go down in history as the adventurers who solved one of nature's greatest mysteries. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
    • missshaunamae
      missshaunamae: . Total pointless and a waste of money.
      Reviewed 6 years days ago