Men of Honor
(2000) R
Against formidable odds, Carl Brashear (Cuba Gooding Jr.) sets his sights on becoming the U.S. Navy's first African-American master diver in this uplifting true story. Brashear's biggest obstacle? Leslie Sunday (Robert De Niro), an old-school diving instructor embittered by the Navy's new, less prejudicial policies. Ultimately, fate conspires to bring the men together into a setting of mutual respect, triumph … and honor.

Genre:Biographies, Military & War Dramas, Social Issue Dramas
This movie is:Inspiring, Gritty, Emotional
Ocean's Eleven
Ocean's 11
(2001) PG-13
Less than 24 hours into his parole from a New Jersey penitentiary, wry, charismatic thief Danny Ocean (George Clooney) is already rolling out his next plan: In one night, Danny's hand-picked crew of specialists will attempt to steal over $150 million from three Las Vegas casinos. To score the cash, however, Danny will have to risk his life and his chances of reconciling with ex-wife Tess (Julia Roberts). A remake of the 1960 Rat Pack heist flick.

Genre:Action Comedies, Heist Films, Crime Action
Ocean's Twelve
Ocean's 12
(2004) PG-13
In this sequel to the 2001 hit Ocean's Eleven, Danny Ocean (George Clooney) reunites with his old flame (Julia Roberts) and the rest of his merry band of thieves and con men (Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Casey Affleck and Don Cheadle, among others). This time, the caper concerns three huge heists in Rome, Paris and Amsterdam. Catherine Zeta-Jones co-stars, and Andy Garcia returns as casino owner Terry Benedict. Steven Soderbergh reprises as director.

Genre:Action Comedies, Heist Films, Crime Action
Ocean's Thirteen
(2007) PG-13
Director Steven Soderbergh and star George Clooney return to Las Vegas for the further -- and purportedly final -- criminal exploits of Danny Ocean (Clooney) and company. Ellen Barkin makes her Ocean's debut as the female lead, while the rest of the gang remains largely intact, including Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Don Cheadle, Al Pacino, Bernie Mac, Carl Reiner, Andy Garcia, Casey Affleck, Elliott Gould and more.

Genre:Action Comedies, Heist Films, Crime Action
This movie is:Witty, Suspenseful
One Fine Day
(1996) PG
When Maggie and Sammy miss their school field trip, Maggie's divorced dad, Jack (George Clooney), and Sammy's divorced mom, Melanie (Michelle Pfeiffer), are forced to work together in this charming romantic comedy. Jack is a reporter with a big story to break, while Melanie is an architect with a presentation to give and a boss who hates kids. The world-weary adults are antagonistic in the beginning, but warm to each other as the day progresses.

Genre:Romantic Comedies
This movie is:Feel-good, Suspenseful, Romantic
Second in Command
(2006) NR
Shortly after being appointed the U.S. ambassador's second in command in a war-torn Eastern European country, Sam Keenan (Jean-Claude Van Damme) is faced with a coup d'etat. When the nation's president is forced to take refuge at the embassy, a group of armed insurgents attempts to storm the building. Now, it's up to Keenan and a small squadron of Marines to fend off the attackers and protect their precious cargo.

Genre:Action Thrillers
This movie is:Suspenseful, Gritty
See No Evil
(2006) R
Eight juvenile delinquents find themselves at the mercy of a hulking psychopathic killer when they're ordered to clean the abandoned Blackwell Hotel as an act of community service. The madman (played by World Wrestling Entertainment superstar Kane) has a steel plate in his head and murder on his mind, but can the veteran police officer (Matthew Okine) who put a bullet in his brain years before help the scrappy teens save one of their own?

Genre:Slashers and Serial Killers, Teen Screams
This movie is:Suspenseful, Exciting, Violent
Shadow Man
(2006) R
This potent action thriller stars Steven Seagal as Jack Foster, an ex-spy drawn into a maze of international intrigue to rescue his 8-year-old daughter. During a trip to Romania after his wife's tragic death, Jack's daughter, Amanda (Skye Bennett), is inexplicably abducted. As he scours Bucharest for the girl, the authorities and Russian operatives -- believing Jack possesses a microchip with the formula for a deadly virus -- are on his trail.

Genre:Espionage Action, Action Thrillers
(2005) R
In this audacious thriller, a nasty crime lord (Stephen Dorff) hires Rose (Helen Mirren) and her stepson Mikey (Cuba Gooding Jr.) -- assassin partners and longtime lovers -- to off his spouse, Vickie (Vanessa Ferlito). But Rose, ill with cancer and on her last job, spares her mark when she learns Vickie's with child. The unexpected twist forces Mikey, Rose and their charges to flee to life in suburbia, until the past catches up with them.

Genre:Action Thrillers, Crime Thrillers
This movie is:Suspenseful, Violent
She's the Man
(2006) PG-13
Adding a splash of adolescent angst to Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night," this charming romantic comedy follows the efforts of the teenage Viola (Amanda Bynes) to convince the students at her twin brother's boarding school that she's actually, well, her brother (James Kirk). Complications arise when Viola falls for her handsome roommate (Channing Tatum), who's in love with a beautiful girl (Laura Ramsey) who's in love with Viola … in drag.

Genre:Romantic Comedies, Teen Comedies
This movie is:Witty, Feel-good, Romantic, Quirky
(2007) R
An expert marksman (Mark Wahlberg) is coaxed out of seclusion by colleagues who need his help in preventing a plot to kill the president. But he soon realizes he's been set up when he's framed for the assassination attempt. Can he elude the law long enough to bring the real culprits to justice? Danny Glover and Michael Peña (World Trade Center) co-star in this political thriller based on a novel by Stephen Hunter.

Genre:Action Thrillers, Political Thrillers, Dramas Based on the Book
This movie is:Suspenseful, Exciting, Violent
(2007) PG-13
Michael Moore sets his sights on the plight of the uninsured in this eye-opening, Oscar-nominated documentary. In the world's richest country, 45 million people have no health insurance, while HMOs grow in size and wealth. Moore also explores the widespread use of antidepressants and their possible link to violent behavior. With his trademark humor and confrontational style, Moore asks the difficult questions to get to the truth behind today's health care.

Genre:Indie Documentaries, Political Documentaries
The Covenant
(2006) PG-13
When four boys tap into the supernatural powers they inherited from their fathers, they unknowingly release a malicious evil into the world. Now, several years later, their only hope for survival -- and for the future of humanity -- is to use their collective force to repair the damage. Steven Strait, Sebastian Stan, Toby Hemingway, Chace Crawford and Taylor Kitsch co-star in this drama based on the comic book by Aron Coleite and Tone Rodriguez.

Genre:Supernatural Thrillers, Comic Books and Superheroes, Action Thrillers
This movie is:Suspenseful, Dark
The Departed
(2006) R
To take down South Boston's Irish Mafia, the police send in one of their own to infiltrate the underworld, not realizing the syndicate has done likewise in Martin Scorsese's multiple Oscar-winning crime thriller, including Best Director and Best Picture. While an undercover cop (Leonardo DiCaprio) curries favor with the mob kingpin (Jack Nicholson), a career criminal (Matt Damon) rises through the police ranks. But both sides soon discover there's a mole among them.

Genre:Crime Dramas, Mobster
This movie is:Suspenseful, Gritty, Exciting, Dark
The Lake House
(2006) PG
Speed co-stars Sandra Bullock and Keanu Reeves reteam for romance in director Alejandro Agresti's remake of the Korean film Siworae, exploring a mysterious mailbox that somehow bridges time. After moving away from her peaceful lakeside home, a lonely physician (Bullock) begins writing letters to the frustrated architect (Reeves) who now occupies the building, only to discover that they're living two years apart.

Genre:Romantic Dramas
This movie is:Sentimental, Romantic
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