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  1. Benicio Del Toro (50)
    In 1967, Benicio Del Toro was born on this date in San Germán, Puerto Rico More...
  2. Andy Heyward (68)
    In 1949, Andy Heyward was born on this date in New York City, New York, USA More...
  3. John Frankenheimer
    In 1930, John Frankenheimer was born on this date in Queens, New York City, New York, USA. More...
  4. Tiago Aldeia (31)
    In 1986, Tiago Aldeia was born on this date in Lisbon, Portugal More...
  5. Jeff Daniels (62)
    In 1955, Jeff Daniels was born on this date in Athens, Georgia, USA More...
  6. Ray Winstone (60)
    In 1957, Ray Winstone was born on this date in Hackney, London, England, UK More...
  7. Stephen Nichols (66)
    In 1951, Stephen Nichols was born on this date in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA More...
  8. Lee Marvin
    In 1924, Lee Marvin was born on this date in New York City, New York, USA. More...
  9. Lisa McCune (46)
    In 1971, Lisa McCune was born on this date in Perth, Western Australia, Australia More...
  10. Shigeru Umebayashi (66)
    In 1951, Shigeru Umebayashi was born on this date in Kitakyushu, Japan More...
Who died on this day
  1. Stanley Kramer
    In 2001, Stanley Kramer died on this date in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA. More...
  2. David Watkin
    In 2008, David Watkin died on this date in Brighton, East Sussex, England, UK. More...
  3. Jamie Gillis
    In 2010, Jamie Gillis died on this date in New York City, New York, USA. More...
  4. Michael Powell
    In 1990, Michael Powell died on this date in Avening, Gloucestershire, England, UK. More...
  5. Derek Jarman
    In 1994, Derek Jarman died on this date in London, England, UK. More...
  6. Hamilton Luske
    In 1968, Hamilton Luske died on this date in Bel Air, California, USA. More...
  7. James Edward Grant
    In 1966, James Edward Grant died on this date in Burbank, California, USA. More...
  8. Otto Heller
    In 1970, Otto Heller died on this date in London, England, UK. More...
  9. Harris Wittels
    In 2015, Harris Wittels died on this date in Los Angeles, California, USA. More...
  10. Kihachi Okamoto
    In 2005, Kihachi Okamoto died on this date in Kawasaki, Japan. More...
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  1. In 'Get Out,' Jordan Peele Tackles The 'Human Horror' Of Racial FearSun, 19 Feb 2017 19:41:00 -0500
    Jordan Peele discusses his new film in which he addresses the politics of race. It's about an African-American man meeting his white girlfriend's family for the first time and the horror that ensues. More...
  2. After 21 Nominations, Will Sound Mixer Kevin O'Connell Finally Win His Oscar?Sun, 19 Feb 2017 07:58:02 -0500
    O'Connell earned nominations for work on Top Gun, Transformers, Armageddon and many more. Losing streaks are never fun, but O'Connell seems at peace. "It hasn't been the right time for me," he says. More...
  3. 'John Wick 2' Director On 'Hong Kong Approach' To FilmmakingSat, 18 Feb 2017 07:54:30 -0500
    Director Chad Stahelski started his career as a stuntman. He went on to found a stunt company and directed John Wick 2, after co-directing the first in the series, which was a surprise hit. More...
  4. Behind 'La La Land,' A Long Relationship Between A Director And A ComposerSat, 18 Feb 2017 07:54:00 -0500
    La La Land is the third collaboration between writer and director Damien Chazelle and composer Justin Hurwitz. Their first was actually a senior thesis that was released to critical acclaim. More...
  5. 'The Great Wall' Stands As A Monument To Absurd CGI ClutterFri, 17 Feb 2017 15:03:40 -0500
    Matt Damon plays an accomplished bow-and-arrow warrior in ancient China in his latest film. Critic David Edelstein says The Great Wall is "lavishly ... terrible." More...
  6. 2 High School Teachers Throw Punches And Crude Jokes In 'Fist Fight' Thu, 16 Feb 2017 17:00:18 -0500
    Charlie Day and Ice Cube lead a great cast, but this comedy, filled with cruel pranks and retrograde notions of masculinity, "leaves a sour aftertaste," says critic Scott Tobias. More...
  7. 'A Cure For Wellness' Needs A Dose Of OriginalityThu, 16 Feb 2017 17:00:18 -0500
    Director Gore Verbinski leans on tried-and-true horror visuals to provide this film, set in a sinister Alpine spa, with its scares. But at 2 1/2 hours, patient fatigue sets in early. More...
  8. 'The Great Wall' Isn't, Particularly Thu, 16 Feb 2017 17:00:18 -0500
    This visually impressive, narratively muddy, pseudo-historic monster movie disappoints. "It's bonkers in theory, but prosaic in execution," says critic Mark Jenkins. More...
  9. 'Manchester By The Sea' Director Explores The Depth Of GriefThu, 16 Feb 2017 15:17:00 -0500
    Kenneth Lonergan's film, which has been nominated for six Oscars, is about a janitor who returns to his hometown after the death of his brother. Originally broadcast Nov. 30, 2016. More...
  10. In 'Moonlight,' Actor Mahershala Ali Found Characters He RecognizedThu, 16 Feb 2017 14:45:22 -0500
    Ali has earned an Oscar nomination for his performance as Juan, a drug dealer who becomes an unlikely father figure to a boy who is being bullied at school and neglected at home. More...
Movies.com Top 10
  1. 1. The LEGO Batman Movie - $34.23MTue, 14 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT
    Batman (voice of Will Arnett) defends Gotham City from criminals and supervillains while bonding with a young orphan (Michael Cera) he accidentally adopted -- who, of course, eventually becomes his sidekick Robin. This spin-off of Michael Cera also features the voices of Rosario Dawson as Batgirl, Zach Galifianakis as the Joker, and Ralph Fiennes as Batman's loyal butler Alfred Pennyworth. Directed by Chris McKay (Chris McKay). ~ Daniel Gelb, Rovi More...
  2. 2. Fifty Shades Darker - $21MTue, 14 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT
    This sequel to Fifty Shades of Grey adapts the second installment in E.L. James' best-selling trilogy of novels, which chronicle the torrid love affair between the demure Anatasia Steele (Dakota Johnson) and possessive businessman Christian Grey (Jamie Dornan). This time around, Steele and Grey's attempts to build a more trusting relationship are threatened by several of his past lovers.James Foley directed this erotic drama, which co-stars Kim Basinger, Rita Ora, Eric Johnson, Bella Heathcote, and Luke Grimes. ~ Jack Rodgers, Rovi More...
  3. 3. The Great Wall - $18.1MTue, 14 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT
    In this action-fantasy epic set in 11th century China, two mercenaries from the West (Matt Damon and Pedro Pascal) are captured by a military organization that are headquartered in a fortress on the Great Wall. In time, the duo get caught up in a battle between the Chinese warriors and a supernatural menace that the Great Wall was built to repel. Jing Tian, Andy Lau, Zhang Hanyu, Willem Dafoe, and Eddie Peng co-star. Directed by Zhang Yimou (Hero, House of Flying Daggers), this collaboration with Hollywood is the most expensive Chinese film to date. ~ Jack Rodgers, Rovi More...
  4. 4. John Wick: Chapter 2 - $16.5MTue, 14 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT
    Legendary hitman John Wick (Keanu Reeves) is once again called out of retirement, this time by a former colleague (Riccardo Scamarcio) who wants him to repay a debt by killing an Italian crime lord (Claudia Gerini). But when the attempted assassination goes awry, Wick finds himself hunted by an international cabal of killers, and his only hope for survival might be a shadowy figure known as the Bowery King (Laurence Fishburne). Director Chad Stahelski and screenwriter Derek Kolstad return for this sequel to their 2014 cult action hit. Ian McShane, Ruby Rose, John Leguizamo, Common, Lance Reddick, and Bridget Moynahan co-star. ~ Daniel Gelb, Rovi More...
  5. 5. Fist Fight - $12.02MTue, 14 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT
    On the last day before summer vacation at a rough-and-tumble high school, mild-mannered teacher Andy Campbell (Charlie Day) accidentally causes his fearsome colleague Ron Strickland (Ice Cube) to be fired. When Strickland then challenges him to a fist fight after school, Campbell must find a way to avoid a vicious beating. Tracy Morgan, Jillian Bell, Christina Hendricks, Dean Norris, and Dennis Haysbert co-star in this comedy directed by Richie Keen. ~ Jack Rodgers, Rovi More...
  6. 6. Hidden Figures - $7.1MTue, 14 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT
    Three female African-American mathematicians (Taraji P. Henson, Octavia L. Spencer, and Janelle Monae) provide crucial calculations for NASA's space race against the Soviets, all while dealing with the racist and sexist assumptions of their white co-workers. Kevin Costner, Kirsten Dunst, and Jim Parsons co-star in this adaptation of the book of the same name by Margot Lee Shetterly. Directed by Theodore Melfi. ~ Jack Rodgers, Rovi More...
  7. 7. Split - $7MTue, 14 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT
    An outing takes a sinister turn for three teenage friends (Anya Taylor-Joy, Haley Lu Richardson, and Jessica Sula) when they are kidnapped by a ruthless stranger (James McAvoy) and imprisoned in his basement. They soon learn that their captor has multiple-personality disorder, forcing them to plot their escape without ever knowing which of his 23 personas -- young or old, male or female, benign or monstrous -- they will confront on the way out. Written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan. ~ Violet LeVoit, Rovi More...
  8. 8. A Dog's Purpose - $5.6MTue, 14 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT
    Lasse Hallstrm (Lasse Hallstrm) directed this adaptation of the best-selling novel of the same name by W. Bruce Cameron, which follows a dog (voiced by Josh Gad) as he is reincarnated as different breeds belonging to various owners. Over the course of multiple lifetimes, the canine's existence intersects with that of a young boy who rescued him in 1962. Dennis Quaid, Peggy Lipton, Britt Robertson, KJ Apa, and Juliet Rylance star. ~ Jack Rodgers, Rovi More...
  9. 9. La La Land - $4.5MTue, 14 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT
    Struggling actress Mia (Emma Stone) and aspiring jazz pianist Sebastian (Ryan Gosling) begin a whirlwind romance as they both pursue their dreams in Los Angeles. However, their blossoming relationship is challenged when their careers pull them in different directions. Damien Chazelle (Damien Chazelle) wrote and directed this musical love story, which co-stars John Legend, J.K. Simmons, and Rosemarie DeWitt. ~ Daniel Gelb, Rovi More...
  10. 10. A Cure for Wellness - $4.2MTue, 14 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT
    An ambitious young executive is sent to retrieve his companys CEO from an idyllic but mysterious wellness center at a remote location in the Swiss Alps. He soon suspects that the spas miraculous treatments are not what they seem. When he begins to unravel its terrifying secrets, his sanity is tested, as he finds himself diagnosed with the same curious illness that keeps all the guests here longing for the cure. From Gore Verbinski, the visionary director of THE RING, comes the new psychological thriller, A CURE FOR WELLNESS. More...
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