Movie Recommendations: Comedy

13 Going on 30

13 Going on 30

Jenna Rink is turning 13 and wants nothing more than to be 30, flirty and thriving. Due to an incident with some wishing dust she's given a glimpse into her future and doesn't like what she sees.

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This movie is recommended by Morgan, Chelsea, Holly, Bonster, Hoppy, and Kathi.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic
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40 Year-Old Virgin, The

40 Year-Old Virgin, The

Andy Stitzer (Steve Carell) is a 40 year-old electronics story employee with a large collection of action figures and video games who rides his bicycle to work. He also happens to be a virgin. Though he tried in the past, he found himself too nervous and finally just gave up. When his friends at work find out about Andy's little problem they try to help him in their own little ways. Andy may not need their help, however, when he meets and begins dating a single mother (Catherine Keener).

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This movie is recommended by Julie, Morgan, Nicole, Holly, Bonster, Meaghan, Hoppy, and Brandon.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic
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All About Eve

All About Eve

All About Eve is the classic 1950 film about stage actress Margo Channing (Bette Davis) and the young actress, Eve Harrington, who idolizes her (Anne Baxter). Eve places herself deeper and deeper into Margo's life, rising in the ranks of stardom and threatening Margo's relationships with those around her. The film also stars George Sanders, Celeste Holm, and Gary Merrill. The film won the 1950 Academy Award for Best Picture.

Recommendations

This movie is recommended by Morgan.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: GLORIOUS BEYOND GLORY
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Amelie

Amelie

Amelie Poulain, a shy and quirky waitress, sets out on a mission to make others happy and finds love along the way. A French movie released in 2001 starring Audrey Tautou.

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This movie is recommended by Julie, Bonster, Chelsea, and Holly.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic
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Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy

Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy

San Diego anchorman Ron Burgundy is at the top of his game, until Veronica Corningstone walks in and not only steals his heart, but steals his job. Stars Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Steve Carell and Paul Rudd.

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This movie is recommended by Morgan, Meaghan, Holly, Anna, Julie, and Hoppy.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic
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Army of Darkness

Army of Darkness

The third film in the Evil Dead series, this one finds our hero Ash (Bruce Campbell) travelling back in time to help a medieval village fight against an army of the dead. Directed by Sam Raimi, and co-starring Embeth Davidtz.

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This movie is recommended by Bonster, Nicole, Meaghan, and Hoppy.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic
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Big Fish

Big Fish

"Big Fish", based on the novel of the same title, follows the life story of Edward Bloom as told through his own eyes. As the older Edward lies dying of cancer, his son William desperately attempts to connect with him and discover the truth behind his tall-tales.

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This movie is recommended by Morgan, Anna, Holly, Meaghan, Hoppy, and Kathi.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic
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Bring It On

Bring It On

A champion high school cheerleading squad discovers its previous captain stole all their best routines from an inner-city school and must scramble to compete at this year's championships. Starring Kirsten Dunst and Eliza Dushku, and released in 2000.

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This movie is recommended by Holly, Chelsea, Morgan, Bonster, Nicole, Meaghan, Kathi, and Hoppy.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic
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But I'm A Cheerleader

But I'm A Cheerleader

Megan (Natasha Lyonne) is sent to a camp that turns gay teens into straight teens when her parents suspect her of being a lesbian. Also stars Clea DuVall, Cathy Moriarty, and RuPaul.

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This movie is recommended by Bonster, Hoppy, and Holly.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)

Charlie Bucket is a young boy who comes from a poor but loving family and would love nothing more than to find a golden ticket to enter the amazing chocolate factory run by inventor and owner Willy Wonka. As luck would have it, Charlie finds the last golden ticket and goes on this once-in-a-lifetime adventure with his grandpa Joe. Among the other four winners are Veruca Salt, a spoiled rich girl; Augustus Gloop, a gluttonous kid who stuffs his face with sweets; Violet Beuragarde, a champion trophy gum chewer; and Mike Teavee, a kid who spends more time watching TV and playing video games than anything else. Most fascinating is the mysterious Willy Wonka who in turn had a troubled childhood and has a special grand prize at the end for one of the kids. Also along the tour are Wonka's staff the singing, working Oommpa Loompas. Starring Johnny Depp, Freddie Highmore, Deep Roy, and Helena Bonham Carter.

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This movie is recommended by Morgan, Julie, Holly, Bonster, Nicole, Brandon, Hoppy, and Kathi.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Good
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Clueless

Clueless

Cher and Dionne are best friends who live in Beverly Hills. They are popular, rich, pretty, and charming. One day, they spot a new girl at school, Tai, and decides to do a makeover on her. They are very successful, but Cher realizes that she needed a makeover herself in a spiritual way. With this makeover, she learns about caring for others, going through pain, and love.

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This movie is recommended by Holly, Bonster, Julie, and Morgan.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Cold Comfort Farm

Cold Comfort Farm

Flora Post, having lost her parents, decides to live with members of her family she has never met. Off she goes to Sussex, to Cold Comfor Farm (where there have always been Starkadders), to both work on her novel and make things tidy. It stars Kate Beckinsale, Rufus Sewell, Ian McKellan, Eileen Atkins, Stephen Fry, and Joanna Lumley.

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This movie is recommended by Bonster and Holly.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: GLORIOUS BEYOND GLORY
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Corpse Bride

Corpse Bride

Two aristocratic families pair off their less-than-satisfied children, believing they will all be escalated into high society. Yet when clumsy Victor Van Dort rehearses his vows in the woods, he accidentally marries the Corpse Bride, throwing a great wrench in everyone's plans.

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This movie is recommended by Kathi.
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Dick

Dick

What if the famous Watergate informant "Deep Throat" had been two stupid 15 year old girls? Dick is a hilarious comedy that explores just that, with a fantastic cast including Kirsten Dunst, Michelle Williams, Dan Hedaya, Will Ferrell, Bruce McCulloch, and Dave Foley.

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This movie is recommended by Julie, Morgan, Meaghan, Holly, and Hoppy.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic
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Dodgeball

Dodgeball

Average Joes gym owner Peter LaFleur (Vince Vaughn) must come up with $50,000 to save his gym or else slimy rival gym owner White Goodman (Ben Stiller) will be turning it into a parking lot. Peter and his eccentric group of gym members decide to compete in a Dodgeball tournament to help save their beloved gym.

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This movie is recommended by Meaghan, Holly, Bonster, Morgan, Nicole, Hoppy, and Brandon.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Down With Love

Down With Love

A take-off of the classic 60s sex comedies, "Down With Love" is a story about sweet Barbara Novak and ladies man Catcher Block. Novak writes a novel telling women to be more independent and to behave more like men, and Catcher is none too happy about it so he hatches a plan to prove that Barbara Novak is a fraud. The movie stars Ewan McGregor, Renee Zellweger, David Hyde Pierce and Sarah Paulson.

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This movie is recommended by Morgan, Anna, Holly, Hoppy, and Kathi.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic
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Drop Dead Gorgeous

Drop Dead Gorgeous

This mockumentary follows the contestants of the Sarah Rose Cosmetics Company's Miss American Teen Princess in Mount Rose, Minnesota. As the comptetion gets closer, things get more and more dangerous for the contestants as someone tries to kill them. Starring Kirsten Dunst, Denise Richards, Kirstie Alley, and Ellen Barkin.

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This movie is recommended by Morgan, Meaghan, Bonster, and Hoppy.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Dude, Where's My Car?

Dude, Where's My Car?

Two guys wake up one morning and can't remember where they left their car. On their jounrey to find it, they encounter transvestite strippers, gay nordic dudes and a bubble wrap wearing cult.

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This movie is recommended by Anna, Holly, Meaghan, Bonster, and Hoppy.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic
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Ed Wood

Ed Wood

Tim Burton's 1994 biopic of the legendarily bad writer, director, and actor Edward D. Wood, Jr. Filmed in stylized black and white to echo Wood's own films. Stars Johnny Depp, Martin Landau, Patricia Arquette, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Bill Murray, among others.

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This movie is recommended by Meaghan, Morgan, Holly, and Hoppy.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic
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Education, An

Education, An

Jenny (Carey Mulligan) is a precocious 16 year-old living in London. Her father's goal for her is to get good marks and attend Oxford to study English. All of this changes when she's walking home from school on a rainy day and meets the charming David (Peter Sarsgaard). David instantly charms not only Jenny, but her parents as well. As Jenny spends more and more time with David and his friends (Dominic Cooper and Rosamund Pike) she finds herself receiving an entirely different kind of education.

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This movie is recommended by Morgan and Bonster.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Elf

Elf

After inadvertently wreaking havoc on the elf community due to his ungainly size, a man raised as an elf at the North Pole is sent to the U.S. in search of his true identity. Stars Will Ferrell as Buddy, the elf.

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This movie is recommended by Morgan, Chelsea, Holly, and Bonsters.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic
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Enchanted

Enchanted

On her wedding day, Giselle, a soon-to-be princess, finds herself transported to New York City in the real world. She must learn to live life in this world until Prince Edward comes to save her. Starring Amy Adams, Patrick Dempsey and James Marsden and released in 2007.

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This movie is recommended by Holly, Morgan, and Bonster.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

A man discovers that his ex-girlfriend has undergone a procedure to erase him from her memory, so he decides to have her erased in revenge. Starring Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet, Elijah Wood, Mark Ruffalo, Kirsten Dunst, and Tom Wilkinson. Written by Charlie Kaufman and directed by Michel Gondry.

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This movie is recommended by Meaghan, Morgan, Holly, Bonster, Hoppy, and Kathi.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Forgetting Sarah Marshall

Forgetting Sarah Marshall

Peter Bretter takes a Hawaii vacation in order to deal with recent break-up with his TV star girlfriend, Sarah Marshall. Little does he know Sarah's traveling to the same resort as her ex... and she's bringing along her new boyfriend. Stars Jason Segal, Kristen Bell, Mila Kunis and Russell Brand.

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This movie is recommended by Julie, Holly, and Morgan.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Fred Claus

Fred Claus

When Fred Claus needs money to start a gambling business, he turns to his long-hated brother, Santa Claus for help. However during his time spent at the North Pole he learns what family really means.

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This movie is recommended by Holly and Morgan.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic
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Garden State

Garden State

Andrew Largeman is a struggling actor in Los Angeles who has been in a medicated haze since he was a child. When he returns home to New Jersey to attend a family funeral, he meets the pathological but free-spirited Sam who changes his life forever. The movie was written and directed by Zach Braff, and Zach stars along with Natalie Portman, Ian Holm and Peter Saarsgaard.

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This movie is recommended by Holly, Morgan, Meaghan, Bonster, Hoppy, and Kathi.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic
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Gold Rush, The

Gold Rush, The

This 1925 outing finds Charlie Chaplin's Tramp character traveling to Alaska in search for gold. While there, he meets and falls in love with the beautiful Georgia and runs into some trouble with some burly types.

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This movie is recommended by Morgan.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Grease

Grease

Australian exchange student Sandy discovers that her summer love Danny goes to the same school she does. Much musical romantic angst ensues as the two get their signals crossed over and over again. Released in 1978. Stars John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John.

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This movie is recommended by Meaghan, Morgan, Holly, Kathi, and Hoppy.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic
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Great Dictator, The

Great Dictator, The

Charles Chaplin spoke for the first time in this 1940 film. Chaplin plays the dual roles of the Jewish barber and Adenoid Hynkel, the dictator of Tomania who the barber is mistaken for.

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This movie is recommended by Morgan.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: GLORIOUS BEYOND GLORY
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Grindhouse

Grindhouse

Consisting of two films, Grindhouse pays homage to the grindhouse films of the 1970s. Planet Terror, directed by Robert Rodriguez, tells the story of a group of survivors of a biochemical disaster and their struggle to survive. Directed by Quentin Tarantino, Death Proof depicts an aging stuntman having a little fun with some girls on the open road. Until he chooses the wrong girls. Stars Rose McGowan, Freddie Rodriguez, Marley Shelton, Josh Brolin, Rosario Dawson, Kurt Russell, Tracie Thoms and Zoe Bell.

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This movie is recommended by Morgan and Bonster.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Hairspray

Hairspray

Tracy Turnblad wants nothing more than to dance on the Corny Collins Show, where the object of her affection Link Larkin also dances. Tracy gets her chance to shine and brings with her a new way of doing things in the ever changing 1960s.

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This movie is recommended by Morgan, Nicole, Holly, and Bonster.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Hangover, The

Hangover, The

Phil, Stu and Alan decide to take their friend Doug to Las Vegas for his bachelor party. After a wild night of hijinks they wake up with no memory of what happened the night before, an unknown infant and no idea where Doug is. Starring Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis and Justin Bartha.

Recommendations

This movie is recommended by Morgan and Bonster.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Harold and Maude

Harold and Maude

A very funny and inspiring black comedy cult classic from 1971 about Harold, a young man who drives a hearse and attends funerals for fun, who falls in love with Maude, a 79-year old woman with a unique perspective on life and death.

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This movie is recommended by Julie and Bonster.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Hot Fuzz

Hot Fuzz

Nicholas Angel (Simon Pegg) is too good at his job as a Metropolitan police officer. He is sent to small-town Sandford - which has one of the lowest crime rates - by his superiors and is paired with the witless Danny Butterman (Nick Frost). However, unlike the rest of the town, Nicholas is determined to investigate the mysterious chain of accidents that happen in the village.

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This movie is recommended by Holly, Bonster, and Morgan.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

The last Indiana Jones film reunites Indy with his father, Henry Jones Sr. when he is kidnapped by Nazis. They want his diary, which contains a map that will lead them to the Holy Grail. Indy and his father embark on a journey to stop the Nazis, while joined by Sallah and Marcus Brody.

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This movie is recommended by Morgan, Julie, Bonster, Meaghan, Holly, and Hoppy.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

In Indiana Jones' second outing, which takes place before the first, he and his sidekick Short Round are joined by nightclub singer Willie Scott. The three start out in China and find themselves in India after a plane crash. Once there, they have to find sacred stones take from the village where they've been taken in, as well as the village's missing children.

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This movie is recommended by Holly, Hoppy, Morgan, and Julie.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic
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Inglourious Basterds

Inglourious Basterds

Quentin Tarantino tackles World War II with Inglourious Basterds. Lt. Aldo Raine (Brad Pitt) and his men, known as the Basterds, are dropped into France in civilian clothing on a mission to kill Nazis. The premiere of a Reich produced film offers an opportunity to end the war. Not only are the Basterds on the mission but also a German actress working as a double agent (Diane Kruger) and a French Jew (Melanie Laurent) who witnessed the murder of her family. Right on their trail is Nazi Col. Hans Landa (Christoph Waltz).

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This movie is recommended by Morgan and Meaghan.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Iron Man

Iron Man

Tony Stark develops a way to escape from a war lord's compound. Upon his return home, he decides to change his life and use his weapon's manufacturing company for a different purpose, becoming Iron Man. He finds himself at odds with his colleague and friend.

Recommendations

This movie is recommended by Holly, Morgan, and Bonster.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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It's a Wonderful Life

It's a Wonderful Life

When money is missing from his family's building and loan George Bailey finds himself wishing he was never born. As he is about to take his own life he meets an angel named Clarence who takes him on a journey to show him what the world would be like if he'd never touched the lives of those he loves.

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This movie is recommended by Morgan, Meaghan, Holly, Bonster, and Hoppy.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic
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Juno

Juno

16 year-old Juno finds herself pregnant with her best friend Paulie Bleeker's baby. Juno decides to adopt the child to a successful young couple who are unable to have a child. Starring Ellen Page, Michael Cera, Jennifer Garner, Jason Bateman, J.K. Simmons and Allison Janney.

Recommendations

This movie is recommended by Holly, Morgan, Chelsea, and Bonster.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Kayak Pals

Kayak Pals

A very funny movie about best buddies on a kayaking adventure. Chock full of wacky hijinks. Starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Tobey Maguire. Directed by Alan Smithee.

Recommendations

This movie is recommended by Bonster, Morgan, Julie, and Meaghan.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: GLORIOUS BEYOND GLORY
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Knocked Up

Knocked Up

Go-getter Alison (Katherine Heigl) finds herself pregnant after an ill-advised drunken one night stand with slacker Ben (Seth Rogen). The two must figure out how they're going to fit a baby into their lives, and whether they can make a relationship work and raise their child together. Written and directed by Judd Apatow with a large supporting cast that includes Jason Segel, Paul Rudd, Leslie Mann, Jay Baruchel, Jonah Hill, and Martin Starr. Also features cameos by various celebrities including COTWWSB favourite Steve Carell.

Recommendations

This movie is recommended by Brandon, Holly, Meaghan, Morgan, and Julie.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic
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Last Kiss, The

Last Kiss, The

"The Last Kiss" is a contemporary comedy-drama about life, love, infidelity, forgiveness, marriage, friendship...and coming to grips with turning 30. Stars Zach Braff, Jacinda Barrett, Rachel Bilson, Casey Affleck, Blythe Danner, and Tom Wilkinson.

Recommendations

This movie is recommended by Brandon and Holly.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events

Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events

Based on the first three books in the "A Series of Unfortunate Events" series, the film adaptation stars Jim Carrey as Count Olaf, the guardian and tormentor of the tragic, but brilliant, Baudelaire Orphans.

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This movie is recommended by Holly, Anna, Morgan, Chelsea, Bonster, Hoppy, and Kathi.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic
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Little Children

Little Children

Stars Kate Winslet and Patrick Wilson as two unhappy stay-at-home parents who meet in a local park where their children play and begin having an affair. Meanwhile, a convicted pedophile, played by Jackie Earle Haley, has moved into the neighbourhood, and another neighbour (Noah Emmerich) goes on a crusade to force him out of the area. Jennifer Connelly also stars as Wilson's character's wife. The movie was was directed by Todd Field from a screenplay written by Field and Tom Perrotta, author of the book the movie is based on.

Recommendations

This movie is recommended by Meaghan, Morgan, and Holly.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Little Miss Sunshine

Little Miss Sunshine

When a young girl wins a spot in the Little Miss Sunshine beauty pageant, her (extremely odd) family packs into their old VW bus and races to drive her to California in time for the competition. Wackiness and family bonding ensues. Stars Greg Kinnear, Toni Collette, Steve Carell, Alan Arkin, Paul Dano, and Abigail Breslin.

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This movie is recommended by Morgan, Meaghan, Hoppy, Julie, Brandon, Bonster, and Holly.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic
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Love Actually

Love Actually

The 2003 romantic comedy which marked the directorial debut of writer Richard Curtis. The film tells multiple stories of love in London taking place right before Christmas.

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This movie is recommended by Morgan, Holly, Meaghan, Hoppy, and Kathi.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic
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MASH

MASH

Robert Altman's 1970 comedy about the men and women serving in a M*A*S*H unit during the Korean War stars Donald Sutherland as Hawkeye Pierce, Elliot Gould as Trapper John and Sally Kellerman as Hot Lips.

Recommendations

This movie is recommended by Morgan and Holly.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: GLORIOUS BEYOND GLORY
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Mr. & Mrs. Smith

Mr. & Mrs. Smith

A bored married couple is surprised to learn that they are both assassins hired by competing agencies to kill the same target. With Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt.

Recommendations

This movie is recommended by Morgan, Holly, Hoppy, and Brandon.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic
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Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Idealistic Jefferson Smith is appointed to the U.S. senate and finds that Washington D.C. is very corrupt. Instead of going home, faces his oppontents and stands up for what he believes in.

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This movie is recommended by Morgan, Bonster, Hoppy, and Meaghan.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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National Treasure: Book of Secrets

National Treasure: Book of Secrets

Ben Gates must clear the name of his great grandfather Thomas Gates, who has been accused of taking part in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. With the help of Riley Poole, Abigail Chase and Ben's parents they go around the globe to find a mysterious lost city.

Recommendations

This movie is recommended by Morgan and Bonster.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End

Will Turner, Elizabeth Swann and the crew of the Black Pearl are joined by the resurrected Captain Hector Barbossa. They travel to the ends of the eart and beyond in order to save Jack Sparrow and keep Lord Cutler Beckett from destroying the era of the pirates.

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This movie is recommended by Holly, Bonster, and Morgan.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: GLORIOUS BEYOND GLORY
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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

After Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann are arrested, Will has to find Jack in order to save he and Elizabeth from the hangman's noose. Elizabeth soon follows after them and they embark on a journey to find the dead man's chest with Davy Jones following them.

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This movie is recommended by Anna, Holly, Morgan, Bonster, Nicole, Chelsea, Brandon, and Hoppy.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

The governor's daughter Elizabeth Swann is kidnapped by Captain Barbossa as he and his crew try and lift a curse that fell upon them. Will Turner enlists the help of Captain Jack Sparrow to get Elizabeth back as Jack tries to get his ship back, the Black Pearl, which Barbossa took from him. Based on the Disneyland ride and starring Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Keira Knightley and COTWWSB mentor Orlando Bloom.

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This movie is recommended by Morgan, Holly, Anna, Nicole, Bonster, Meaghan, Chelsea, Brandon, Hoppy, and Julie.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Rear Window

Rear Window

Photo journalist L.B. Jeffries is stuck in his apartment with a broken leg and spends his time spying on his neighbors. He begins to suspect one neighbor of murdering his wife and sets about trying to prove it.

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This movie is recommended by Morgan, Julie, Bonster, Meaghan, Holly, and Hoppy.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical

Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical

An outrageous tongue-in-cheek musical comedy adaptation of the classic 1936 anti-marijuana propaganda film.

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This movie is recommended by Nicole, Brandon, Bonster, and Hoppy.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Saved!

Saved!

Mary's boyfriend Dean has just told her that he is gay. In the perfect Christian world she has grown up in, this is a problem. Mary thinks that Jesus has come to her in a vision and told her that she just do everything she can to help Dean. As a result she finds herself pregnant after Dean's parents send him away. Mary must now spend her senior year of high school as an outcast, spending time with bad girl Cassandra and Roland while school saint Hilary Faye tries to save her soul.

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This movie is recommended by Morgan, Julie, Hoppy, and Holly.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic
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Serenity

Serenity

Based on Joss Whedon's short lived series Firefly, Serenity follows the crew aboard the Firefly class ship as they protect one of their own from the Alliance.

Recommendations

This movie is recommended by Morgan, Meaghan, Julie, Holly, Nicole, Anna, Bonster, Hoppy, Kathi, and Brandon.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: GLORIOUS BEYOND GLORY
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Shaun of the Dead

Shaun of the Dead

29-year-old Shaun is stuck in a dead-end job and spends most nights hanging out at the pub with his slacker friend Ed. His girlfriend Liz wants something more out of life, so she breaks up with him. It just so happens that said break-up occurs on the eve of a zombie apocalypse. Loser Shaun must become a very unlikely hero if he wants to save his family and friends, and win back his girlfriend. Star Simon Pegg also co-wrote the script with director Edgar Wright. The film also stars Nick Frost, Bill Nighy, Kate Ashfield, Lucy Davis and Dylan Moran.

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This movie is recommended by Holly, Bonster, Morgan, Julie, Chelsea, Nicole, Meaghan, Hoppy, Brandon, and Kathi.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic
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South Park: Bigger, Longer, and Uncut

South Park: Bigger, Longer, and Uncut

The movie spun off from the South Park tv show. When the four boys see an R-rated movie featuring Canadians Terrance & Phillip, they are pronounced "corrupted", and their parents pressure the United States to wage war against Canada.

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This movie is recommended by Holly, Julie, Kathi, Bonster, and Hoppy.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Spaceballs

Spaceballs

In Mel Brooks' Star Wars spoof, Lone Star and his Mog (half man, half dog) sidekick Barf are hired by King Roland to protect his daughter Princess Vespa after she runs out on her own wedding. President Scroob and Dark Helmet are trying to steal all of the air on the Princess' home planet of Druidia and only Lone Star can stop them using the power of the Schwartz.

Recommendations

This movie is recommended by Morgan, Hoppy, and Bonster.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Sweet Home Alabama

Sweet Home Alabama

New York fashion designer Melanie Carmichael (Reese Witherspoon) suddenly finds herself engaged to the city's most eligible bachelor. But Melanie's past holds many secrets, including Jake (Josh Lucas), the redneck husband she married in high school, who refuses to divorce her. Bound and determined to end their contentious relationship once and for all, Melanie sneaks back home to Alabama to confront her past, only to discover that you can take the girl out of the South, but you can never take the South out of the girl. Released in 2002.

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This movie is recommended by Morgan, Bonster, and Hoppy.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic
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Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby

Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby

Ricky Bobby is a very famous and successful NASCAR driver. But when a French Formula One driver named Jean Girard joins the NASCAR circuit to try and defeat Ricky, things take a downhill turn and soon Ricky finds himself having to work his way back up from the bottom. Stars Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Sascha Baron Cohen.

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This movie is recommended by Meaghan, Morgan, Holly, Hoppy, and Brandon.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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The Thin Man Series

The Thin Man Series

Based on Dashiell Hammett's book The Thin Man was made in 1934 and spawned five sequels, coming to an end in 1947. William Powell and Myrna Loy play sophisticated slueths Nick and Nora Charles, accompanied on their journeys by their dog Asta and later their son, Nick Jr.

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This movie is recommended by Morgan and Hoppy.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: GLORIOUS BEYOND GLORY
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Trainspotting

Trainspotting

Told from the perspective of Mark "Rentboy" Renton, the movie follows the lives of young people in Scotland and their addiction to heroin. Based on a novel by Irvine Welsh and directed by Danny Boyle, the movie stars Ewan McGregor, Robert Carlyle and Jonny Lee Miller.

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This movie is recommended by Anna, Holly, Morgan, Bonster, Hoppy, and Meaghan.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Tropic Thunder

Tropic Thunder

A group of actors on a big-budget location shoot for a Vietnam drama find themselves stranded in the jungles of Asia. They believe they're shooting their movie guerilla style, but instead they find themselves in a very real fight. Starring Ben Stiller, Robert Downey Jr., Jack Black, Nick Nolte, Tom Cruise and Jay Baruchel.

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This movie is recommended by Morgan, Bonster, Holly, and Meaghan.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Trouble With Harry, The

Trouble With Harry, The

The trouble with Harry is that he's dead many people think they killed him. Mrs. Rogers, Captain Wiles and Ms. Gravley all believe themselves to be responsible for Harry's death and with the help of artist Sam Marlowe, they conspire to hide Harry's body.

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This movie is recommended by Morgan, Bonster, and Hoppy.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Up

Up

Carl Fredricksen has lived his life in one house with his wife Ellie, until her passing. Now living alone, he faces the prospect of living life in a retirement facility. Carl decides to take matters into his own hands and live out the adventures he and Ellie always planned on, taking a little boy named Russell along with him.

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This movie is recommended by Morgan.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Wearing Hats

Wearing Hats

Hilarious story of two best friends who get matching baseball caps. Stars real life hat-wearing best friends Leonardo DiCaprio and Tobey Maguire.

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This movie is recommended by Morgan, Meaghan, Bonster, and Julie.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Wedding Crashers

Wedding Crashers

John Beckwith and Jeremy Grey, a pair of committed womanizers who sneak into weddings to take advantage of the romantic tinge in the air, find themselves at odds with one another when John meets and falls for Claire Cleary.

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This movie is recommended by Morgan, Bonster, Hoppy, Brandon, and Holly.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic
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Wimbledon

Wimbledon

English tennis player, Peter Colt, was once ranked 11th in the world, but is now hovering somewhere around 119th and playing in his final Wimbledon tournament. He meets a player on the opposite end of the spectrum from him, the up-and-coming Lizzie Bradbury. The two flirt and start to fall for each other, and in the process, Peter begins to play tennis better than he ever has. Stars Paul Bettany and Kirsten Dunst.

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This movie is recommended by Morgan, Holly, Meaghan, Bonster, Anna, Hoppy, and Kathi.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Good
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Wonder Boys

Wonder Boys

A tale of a madcap weekend at a literary festival in Pittsburgh. No really. Starring Michael Douglas as Grady Tripp, the writer/professor whose life is interrupted by a troublesome student (Tobey Maguire), a pregnant mistress (Frances McDormand), a flirtatious tenant (Katie Holmes), and an impatient editor (Robert Downey, Jr) who wants to see the novel Grady hasn't finished yet. Directed by Curtis Hanson and based on the novel by Michael Chabon.

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This movie is recommended by Meaghan, Morgan, Bonster, Holly, and Hoppy.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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