Chelsea's Movie Recommendations

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.

"Very cute movie with the fantastic Jennifer Garner"

Chelsea's Rating: Grointastic
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Aladdin

Aladdin

The story of a diamond in the rough, who is granted three wishes by a genie. Released in 1992.

"One of my favorite Disney movies of all time, and the one I preferred over them all when I was younger."

Chelsea's Rating: Grointastic Like Whoa
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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.

"I really enjoyed this movie, Amelie sets out to do good deeds for others, how sweet. A little bit on the quirky side, but still great."

Chelsea's Rating: 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.

"Oh wow, I used to love this movie, I even had most of the cheers memorized. "Awesome, oh wow, like totally freak me out, I mean right on, Toros sure are number one!""

Chelsea's Rating: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Cruel Intentions

Cruel Intentions

Kathryn makes a bet that her step-brother, Sebastian, won't be able to bed Annette (a virgin, who wants to wait until love). If he loses, Kathryn gets his Jaguar, if he wins, he gets Kathryn. Released in 1999, and starts Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ryan Phillippe and Reese Witherspoon.

"I love this movie, fantastic characters and story."

Chelsea's Rating: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The

Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The

Based on the short story by F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button details the unusual life of the title character. Played by Brad Pitt, Benjamin Button begins his life as an old man and finds himself aging backwards. His curious life brings with it curious problems. Directed by David Fincher and co-starring Cate Blanchett.

"A very beautiful movie!"

Chelsea's Rating: 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.

"I really love this movie, an adorable and hilarious movie."

Chelsea's Rating: Grointastic Like Whoa
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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.

"Really enjoyable, the characters and dialogue were fantastic."

Chelsea's Rating: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Kill Bill Volume 1 & 2

Kill Bill Volume 1 & 2

Uma Thurman plays "The Bride", seeking bloody revenge against "Bill" (David Carradine) and his assassins for their ruthless attack on her at a wedding chapel. Kill Bill is the fourth feature film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino. Though technically one film, it was released in two parts due to its long (3 hour, 46 minute) running time. Volume 1 was released on October 10, 2003 and Volume 2 was released on April 16, 2004.

"A fantastic twisted tale of revenge."

Chelsea's Rating: 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.

"I think the books are pretty good but I did enjoy the movie and found it very fun."

Chelsea's Rating: Grointastic
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Moulin Rouge

Moulin Rouge

Penniless writer Christian comes to Paris to write and epxerience love for the first time. Along the way, he gets involved with some Bohemians trying to pitch a show to be performed at the Moulin Rouge. He does indeed fall in love with the beautiful courtesan, Satine. But, their love is doomed from the start as Satine is owned by the Moulin Rouge's patron, The Duke.

"I didn't think I would like this movie, wow I was wrong, I really loved it. A very moving love story. "

Chelsea's Rating: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Nightmare Before Christmas, The

Nightmare Before Christmas, The

Jack Skellington, the pumpkin king of Halloween Town, is bored with doing the same thing every year for Halloween. One day he stumbles into Christmas Town, and is so taken with the idea of Christmas that he tries to get the resident bats, ghouls, and goblins of Halloween town to help him kidnap Santa and put on a more frightening Christmas.

"Fantastic movie, I like to watch this one every Halloween."

Chelsea's Rating: Grointastic
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No Country For Old Men

No Country For Old Men

When Llewlyn Moss finds $2 million in the middle of the desert and takes it he finds himself being tracked by a vicious killer who will stop at nothing to get the money back. Directed by Joel and Ethan Coen and starring Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin, Tommy Lee Jones and Kelly Macdonald.

"Very interesting movie, the actors were fantastic and really made it."

Chelsea's Rating: Grointastic Like Whoa
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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.

"Awesome movie! I really loved it and was so glad to see some of my favorite characters once again."

Chelsea's Rating: 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.

"Fantastic movie with a great cast, a very fun movie with an interesting story."

Chelsea's Rating: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Raiders of the Lost Ark

Raiders of the Lost Ark

Archaeologist Indiana Jones goes on an adventure to Africa at the request of the U.S. government. He's supposed to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis get to it. He's joined by old flame Marion Ravenwood.

"Fantastic movie! One of my favorites of all time."

Chelsea's Rating: Grointastic Like Whoa
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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.

"Love this movie, hilarious movie, plus zombies!"

Chelsea's Rating: Grointastic
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Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back

Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back

In the second installment of this series, Luke travels to Dagobah to continue his Jedi training with the greatest Jedi of all, the diminuitive Master Yoda. Meanwhile, Leia, Han and the others end up in Cloud City where they meet up with Lando Calrissian who may not be quite the friend that Han thinks he is.

"My favorite of all of the Star Wars movies!"

Chelsea's Rating: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Twilight

Twilight

Twilight is based on Meyer's novel of the same name. Bella Swan moves to the town of Forks and falls in love with Edward Cullen. However, Edward turns out to be a vampire and Bella is put in danger. A lot.

"Really enjoyable, and I liked how it stayed very close to the book."

Chelsea's Rating: Grointastic
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Waitress

Waitress

Jenna (Keri Russell) is an unhappily married waitress who specializes in making pies. When she finds out she is pregnant she tries to find happiness by having an affair with a married man.

"A really cute movie, very enjoyable."

Chelsea's Rating: Grointastic
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