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JFK (1991)

JFK
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Oliver Stone, starring Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman, Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau
Rated R

JFK is a 1991 historical drama film directed by Oliver Stone, written by Stone and Zachary Sklar, and starring Kevin Costner. The film explores the events surrounding the assassination of the 35th President of the United States, John F. Kennedy, and the subsequent investigation by New Orleans district attorney Jim Garrison (Costner). The film examines the circumstances surrounding the assassination and its aftermath, including the investigation of Garrison and suspicions of a government cover-up. The film paints a picture of a powerful conspiracy involving the CIA, the FBI, the military, and the mafia, with the goal of keeping the truth of the assassination from being revealed. The film also follows Garrison's investigation and his ultimately unsuccessful prosecution of Clay Shaw (Tommy Lee Jones) for involvement in the conspiracy.

The Blues Brothers (1980)

The Blues Brothers
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From John Landis, starring John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Cab Calloway, John Candy
Rated R

The Blues Brothers is a 1980 American comedy film directed by John Landis and starring John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd as "Joliet" Jake and Elwood Blues. The film follows the two brothers as they reunite their blues band in order to raise money to save the orphanage where they were both raised. Along the way, they must deal with a host of comedic obstacles, including corrupt police officers, an angry ex-girlfriend, and an Illinois Nazi rally. Along the way, they also gain a following of fans, who help them in their mission. The film features musical performances by some of the most influential blues, soul, and R&B musicians of the time, including Ray Charles, James Brown, Aretha Franklin, Cab Calloway, and John Lee Hooker. The Blues Brothers is a classic comedy with a great soundtrack and memorable performances.

Home Alone (1990)

Home Alone
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Chris Columbus, starring Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, John Heard
Rated PG

Home Alone is a 1990 comedy directed by Chris Columbus, starring Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci and Daniel Stern. The film follows 8-year-old Kevin McCallister (Culkin) as he accidentally gets left behind when his family leaves for a vacation in France. With the help of a series of clever booby traps, Kevin must protect his home from two bumbling burglars (Pesci and Stern) who are determined to break in and steal his family's valuables. As Kevin's parents struggle to make it back to the States in time, he learns valuable lessons about responsibility, family and courage. The film was a huge success, grossing nearly $500 million worldwide and becoming the highest-grossing movie of 1990.

Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987)

Planes, Trains & Automobiles
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From John Hughes, starring Steve Martin, John Candy, Laila Robins, Michael McKean
Rated R

Planes, Trains & Automobiles is a classic comedy about two strangers, Neal Page (Steve Martin) and Del Griffith (John Candy), who find themselves stranded together on a journey home for the Thanksgiving holiday. AfterNeal's flight is cancelled and he is forced to take the train, he meets Del, a shower curtain ring salesman. The two embark on a cross-country odyssey, experiencing a series of misadventures including car breakdowns, missed connections, and weather delays. Along the way, the two form an unlikely friendship, helping each other through their respective personal problems. In the end, Neal and Del finally make it home in time for Thanksgiving, and their friendship is strengthened by the experience.

National Lampoon's Vacation (1983)

National Lampoon's Vacation
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Harold Ramis, starring Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Imogene Coca, Randy Quaid
Rated R

Little Shop of Horrors (1986)

Little Shop of Horrors
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Frank Oz, starring Rick Moranis, Ellen Greene, Vincent Gardenia, Levi Stubbs
Rated PG-13

Spaceballs (1987)

Spaceballs
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Mel Brooks, starring Mel Brooks, John Candy, Rick Moranis, Bill Pullman
Rated PG

Uncle Buck (1989)

Uncle Buck
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From John Hughes, starring John Candy, Macaulay Culkin, Jean Louisa Kelly, Gaby Hoffmann
Rated PG

Cool Runnings (1993)

Cool Runnings
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Jon Turteltaub, starring John Candy, Leon, Doug E. Doug, Rawle D. Lewis
Rated PG

Stripes (1981)

Stripes
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Ivan Reitman, starring Bill Murray, John Candy, Harold Ramis, Warren Oates
Rated R

The Rescuers Down Under (1990)

The Rescuers Down Under
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Hendel Butoy, Mike Gabriel, starring Bob Newhart, Eva Gabor, John Candy, Tristan Rogers
Rated G

Heavy Metal (1981)

Heavy Metal
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Gerald Potterton, John Bruno, John Halas, Julian Harris, Jimmy T. Murakami, Barrie Nelson, Paul Sabella, Jack Stokes, Pino Van Lamsweerde, Harold Whitaker, starring Richard Romanus, John Candy, Joe Flaherty, Don Francks
Rated R

The Great Outdoors (1988)

The Great Outdoors
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Howard Deutch, starring Dan Aykroyd, John Candy, Stephanie Faracy, Annette Bening
Rated PG

Brewster's Millions (1985)

Brewster's Millions
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Walter Hill, starring Richard Pryor, John Candy, Lonette McKee, Stephen Collins
Rated PG

Splash (1984)

Splash
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Ron Howard, starring Tom Hanks, Daryl Hannah, Eugene Levy, John Candy
Rated PG

Summer Rental (1985)

Summer Rental
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Carl Reiner, starring John Candy, Richard Crenna, Rip Torn, Karen Austin
Rated PG

Rookie of the Year (1993)

Rookie of the Year
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Daniel Stern, starring Thomas Ian Nicholas, Gary Busey, Albert Hall, Amy Morton
Rated PG

She's Having a Baby (1988)

She's Having a Baby
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From John Hughes, starring Kevin Bacon, Elizabeth McGovern, Alec Baldwin, James Ray
Rated PG-13

Once Upon a Crime... (1992)

Once Upon a Crime...
★★★★
★★★★
2.3 out of 4 stars

From Eugene Levy, starring John Candy, Jim Belushi, Cybill Shepherd, Sean Young
Rated PG

Volunteers (1985)

Volunteers
★★★★
★★★★
2.2 out of 4 stars

From Nicholas Meyer, starring Tom Hanks, John Candy, Rita Wilson, Tim Thomerson
Rated R

Nothing But Trouble (1991)

Nothing But Trouble
★★★★
★★★★
2 out of 4 stars

From Dan Aykroyd, starring Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, John Candy, Demi Moore
Rated PG-13

 



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