A gory classic and perfect horror film, The Thing is a genre masterpiece that hasn't lost anything from the intervening decades.
Scott Pilgrim's message about earning self-confidence is likely lost amid the references and visuals, but it's too fun to care.
Infamous, messy, and tonally bizarre, Howard the Duck's greatest lesson is in treating the source material with respect.
Nobody is utter nonsense and better for it, mocking the masculine fantasy of middle class dads turning into death-dealing home protectors.
A piece of American cinematic folk art, Smokey and the Bandit celebrates reckless freedom, booze, and running from a law that disallows old-fashioned fun.
Newman and Redford sell The Sting's depression-era swindle with class, grace, and mountains of charm.
Dated and cruel as the humor seems in modern eyes, Animal House is a comic spectacle that hasn't been topped by any frat comedy movie since.
Over the years becoming an internet meme, Shrek deserves the derision - if not so much as to ignore the the clever story beats.
Routine and predictable, The Marksman is an unremarkable drama punctuated by a few dry action scenes.
While its central story follows pedestrian plotting, News of the World succeeds by exposing an ugly history through empathetic eyes.
The Babe is an enjoyable biopic of the baseball legend mostly thanks to John Goodman's natural portrayal.
The Croods: A New Age doesn't aim to try anything new, but tells a familiar story in a fun, expedient way.