A divorced father (John Travolta) learns that the new stepfather (Vince Vaughn) of his 11-year-old son is not the man he claims to be. He sets out to try to save his son from what becomes a life-and-death situation.
Starring John Travolta, Vince Vaughn, Teri Polo, Matthew O'Leary,
Steve Buscemi, Chris Ellis
Directed by Harold Becker
Written by Lewis Colick
A 9-year-old boy is advised by his dying father to date pretty young women, and he does. But when the man (Jack Black of High Fidelity) approaches middle age, he becomes enamored with a plain woman (Gwyneth Paltrow) who weighs over 300 pounds, but is blessed with inner beauty.
Starring Jack Black, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jason Alexander, Tony
Robbins, Bruce McGill, Joe Viterelli
Directed by Peter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly
Written by Peter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly, Sean Moynahan
Studio 20th Century Fox
Joe Moore (Gene Hackman) plays a jewel thief whose sweet life goes sour when he gets caught on security camera tape. His fence, Bergman (Danny DeVito), reneges on the money he's owed and his wife may be betraying him with the fence's young lieutenant. Moore, his partner Bobby Blane (Delroy Lindo), and their utility man, Pinky Pincus, find themselves broke, betrayed and blackmailed, leaving Moore and his crew forced to do Bergman's one last big job.
Starring Gene Hackman, Danny DeVito, Sam Rockwell, Delroy Lindo,
Rebecca Pidgeon, Ricky Jay
Directed by David Mamet
Written by David Mamet
Studio Warner Bros.
In the realm of things that go bump in the night another animated flick from Pixar (Toy Story, Toy Story 2, A Bug's Life), this comedy-adventure tells the story of a large, furry, spotted, and horned James P. Sullivan (John Goodman) and his best friend and roommate, a green, opinionated, feisty little one-eyed monster (Billy Crystal), who audition for spots under children's beds. They then must capture the children's screams, that provide the energy on which the monsters live. When the two accidently transport a little girl (Mary Gibbs) back to their realm an absolute no-no they are exiled from their land by the factory's mean crablike CEO (James Coburn) and are forced to live in the human world.
Starring Voices of: Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Mary Gibbs,
Steve Buscemi, James Coburn, Jennifer Tilly
Directed by Pete Doctor, David Silverman, Lee Unkrich
Written by Daniel Gerson, Andrew Stanton
Studio Walt Disney Pictures