A playful delight with genuine global stakes, Star Trek IV is the easiest watch of the series and arguably the best for it.
A clumsier entry, Star Trek III tells a fantastic story continuation, but lacks urgency in the narrative to convey the desperation of these characters.
A powerful and morally complex sequel, Star Trek II is the epitome of the franchise as it delves into religious and life-affirming challenges.
While overly patient to a fault, Star Trek's first turn toward feature length captures the franchise's central themes.
Asinine, ridiculous, and infinitely fun, G.I. Joe Retaliation better gets the brand than the previous film.
Copycat cinema in the extreme, Another 48 Hrs follows the same plot beats as the first, but with busier action and less aesthetic nuance.
Walter Hill's steady directorial hand adds a distinctly crass, grounded tone to 48 Hrs, but time has sapped its comedic energy.
Last Train from Gun Hill is a taut, suspenseful Western from director John Sturges with Kirk Douglas.
There's a strong thematic idea at Voyagers' core, but it's let down by rudimentary action and dull pacing.
A wonderful Peanuts movie from the 70s, Race for Your Life, Charlie Brown stars the whole gang entering a raft river race up against bullies.
Clever and nostalgic, Super 8 finds a perfect cast of kids to rediscover the leftover charm from the '80s, linked back to creature features of the '50s.
A dismal non-comedy that struggles for every laugh, The Tuxedo is one of the worst things to come from Jackie Chan's American peak.