Brain Candy



A list of great movies, and bad movies that are a lot of fun to watch. Bold text indicates all-time favorites.

The Emperor’s New Groove

Pirates of the Caribbean

Master & Commander

The original Star Wars trilogy: Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi

The Indiana Jones trilogy: Raiders of the Lost Ark, Temple of Doom, Last Crusade. (Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008) is decent but not spectacular.)

The Pink Panther series: The Pink Panther, Shot in the Dark, Return of the Pink Panther, The Pink Panther Strikes Again, Revenge of the Pink Panther

Ip Man

The Fugitive

Clear and Present Danger

Blade Runner

The Hunt for Red October



8 Heads in a Duffel Bag

Happy Texas

Little Miss Sunshine

The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

The Tao of Steve

The Fifth Element

Titan A.E.

The Adventures of Tintin

African Cats

Friday (Next Friday is also decent.)

Pulp Fiction

Grandma’s Boy

Harold and Kumar go to White Castle

Deuce Bigalow


The Whole Nine Yards

Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Life of Brian

The Princess Bride

The Bourne trilogy: Bourne Identity, Bourne Supremacy, Bourne Ultimatum

Rush Hour

Beverly Hills Cop


Batman Begins

Captain America: The First Avenger

Wrath of the Titans

Cutthroat Island

Robin Hood, Prince of Thieves

Rob Roy

Shanghai Noon

Once Upon a Time in China

Kung-Fu Hustle

Run Lola Run

Say Anything

Grosse Point Blank

Nine to Five

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

Benny & Joon

As Good As it Gets

The Graduate

North by Northwest


Breakfast at Tiffany's


Quigley Down Under

High Road to China

3:10 to Yuma

The Duellists

O Brother, Where Art Thou?

L.A. Confidential

Gosford Park

Queen to Play

Love Actually

Strange Days

The English Patient

The Golden Compass

Lilo & Stitch

The Aristocats

Peanuts/Charlie Brown/Snoopy series: A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving, You’re A Good Sport Charlie Brown, He’s your Dog Charlie Brown, Race for your Life Charlie Brown

The Pink Panther Classic Cartoon Collection

Toy Story

The Incredibles

Howl’s Moving Castle

Point Break