Top Ten Films - July 2016


You might not be surprised by the #1 slot this month, but the results are in, and they show without a doubt:

Commodore guests are every bit as silly as they are spooky and savvy. 

1 - The Goonies 

[PG] – 1985 – Richard Donner – Adventure, Comedy, Family
Starring: Sean Astin, Josh Brolin, Jeff Cohen
In order to save their home from foreclosure, a group of misfits set out to find a pirate’s ancient treasure. Story by Steven Spielberg.

2 - The Bourne Supremacy

[PG-13] – 2004 – Paul Greengrass – Action, Crime, Thriller
Starring: Matt Damon, Franka Potente, Joan Allen
When Jason Bourne is framed for a CIA operation gone awry, he is forced to resume his former life as a trained assassin to survive.

3 - The Life Aquatic

[R] – 2004 – Wes Anderson – Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Starring: Bill Murray, Owen Wilson, Anjelica Huston
With a plan to exact revenge on a mythical shark that killed his partner, oceanographer Steve Zissou rallies a crew that includes his estranged wife, a journalist, and a man who may or may not be his son.

4 - Ghostbusters

[PG] – 1984 – Ivan Reitman – Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Starring: Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver
Three unemployed parapsychology professors set up shop as a unique ghost removal service.

5 - Will Ferrel Triple Feature: Step Brothers,  The Other Guys and Talladega Nights

Step Brothers
[R] – 2008 – Adam McKay – Comedy
Starring: Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Mary Steenburgen
Two aimless middle-aged losers still living at home are forced against their will to become room-mates when their parents marry.

The Other Guys
[PG-13] – 2010 – Adam McKay – Comedy
Starring: Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Derek Jeter
Two mismatched New York City detectives seize an opportunity to step up like the city’s top cops whom they idolize – only things don’t quite go as planned.

Talladega Nights
[PG-13] – 2006 – Adam McKay – Comedy
Starring: Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Sacha Baron Cohen
#1 NASCAR driver Ricky Bobby stays atop the heap thanks to a pact with his best friend and teammate, Cal Naughton, Jr. But when a French Formula One driver, makes his way up the ladder, Ricky Bobby’s talent and devotion are put to the test.

 

6 - True Romance

[R] – 1993 – Tony Scott – Crime, Drama, Thriller
Starring: Christian Slater, Patricia Arquette, Dennis Hopper
Clarence marries hooker Alabama, steals cocaine from her pimp, and tries to sell it in Hollywood, while the owners of the coke try to reclaim it. Screenplay by Quentin Tarantino.

7 - Tommy Boy

[PG-13] – 1995 – Peter Segal – Comedy
Starring: Chris Farley, David Spade, Brian Dennehy
An incompetent, immature, and dimwitted heir to an auto parts factory must save the business to keep it out of the hands of his new, con-artist relatives and big business.

8 - The Talented Mr Ripley

[R] – 1999 – Anthony Minghella – Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Starring: Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law
In late 1950s New York, Tom Ripley, a young underachiever, is sent to Italy to retrieve a rich and spoiled millionaire playboy, named Dickie Greenleaf. But when the errand fails, Ripley takes extreme measures.

9 - The Ring Two

[NR] – 2005 – Hideo Nakata – Horror
Starring: Naomi Watts, David Dorfman, Sissy Spacek
Six months after the incidents involving the lethal videotape, new clues prove that there is a new evil lurking in the darkness.

10 - The Omen

[R] – 1976 – Richard Donner – Horror
Starring: Gregory Peck, Lee Remick, Harvey Stephens
Mysterious deaths surround an American ambassador. Could the child that he is raising actually be the anti-christ? The devil’s own son?

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