75 Best Summer Blockbusters of All Time
Adjusted Score: 100690%
Critics Consensus: Ivan Reitman's refreshingly earnest political comedy benefits from an understated, charming script and a breezy performance by Kevin Kline.
White House aides draft a down-to-earth double (Kevin Kline) to impersonate the president, who has had a stroke.... [More]
Adjusted Score: 98794%
Critics Consensus: Knocked Up is a hilarious, poignant and refreshing look at the rigors of courtship and child-rearing, with a sometimes raunchy, yet savvy script that is ably acted and directed.
A rising journalist (Katherine Heigl) and an irresponsible slacker (Seth Rogen) ponder their future after a boozy one-night stand results... [More]
Adjusted Score: 99466%
Critics Consensus: Hairspray is an energetic, wholly entertaining musical romp; a fun Summer movie with plenty of heart. Its contagious songs will make you want to get up and start dancing.
In 1960s Baltimore a plump teen (Nikki Blonsky) becomes an overnight celebrity after she wins a spot on a local... [More]
Adjusted Score: 98777%
Critics Consensus: Steven Soderbergh's intelligently crafted adaptation of the Elmore Leonard novel is witty, sexy, suprisingly entertaining, and a star-making turn for George Clooney.
The mutual attraction between a federal marshal (Jennifer Lopez) and an escaped convict (George Clooney) interferes with their goals.... [More]
Adjusted Score: 100505%
Critics Consensus: A marriage of genuine characters, gross out gags, and pathos, Bridesmaids is a female-driven comedy that refuses to be boxed in as Kristen Wiig emerges as a real star.
Though broke and lovelorn, a woman (Kristen Wiig) takes on the strange and expensive rituals associated with being her best... [More]
Adjusted Score: 98496%
Critics Consensus: Under the assured direction of Alfonso Cuaron, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban triumphantly strikes a delicate balance between technical wizardry and complex storytelling.
The young wizard (Daniel Radcliffe) and his friends (Rupert Grint, Emma Watson) confront Sirius Black, a fugitive with ties to... [More]
Adjusted Score: 99379%
Critics Consensus: T2 features thrilling action sequences and eye-popping visual effects, but what takes this sci-fi/ action landmark to the next level is the depth of the human (and cyborg) characters.
Two cyborgs from the future battle over the life of a teen (Edward Furlong) who will someday lead humanity against... [More]
Adjusted Score: 100571%
Critics Consensus: A classic Tarantino genre-blending thrill ride, Inglourious Basterds is violent, unrestrained, and thoroughly entertaining.
An Allied officer (Brad Pitt) and his team of Jewish soldiers join forces with a German actress and undercover agent... [More]
Adjusted Score: 104440%
Critics Consensus: Misunderstood when it first hit theaters, the influence of Ridley Scott's mysterious, neo-noir Blade Runner has deepened with time. A visually remarkable, achingly human sci-fi masterpiece.
A specialized detective (Harrison Ford) in 2019 Los Angeles receives an order to terminate obsolete android slaves (Rutger Hauer, Sean... [More]
Adjusted Score: 97883%
Critics Consensus: Blending hand-to-hand combat with breathtaking stunts and slapstick comedy, Supercop reminds us why Jackie Chan is one of the world's great entertainers.
A Hong Kong policeman (Jackie Chan) and a mainland policewoman (Michelle Yeaoh) meet, team up and join a drug ring... [More]
Adjusted Score: 104628%
Critics Consensus: The Dark Knight Rises is an ambitious, thoughtful, and potent action film that concludes Christopher Nolan's franchise in spectacular fashion.
Eight years after he took the blame for Harvey Dent's death and vanished into the night, Batman (Christian Bale) is... [More]
Adjusted Score: 100839%
Critics Consensus: Technically brilliant and emotionally wrenching, District 9 has action, imagination, and all the elements of a thoroughly entertaining science-fiction classic.
A field operative (Sharlto Copley) for a company that oversees extraterrestrial refugees contracts a mysterious virus that begins to change... [More]
Adjusted Score: 98669%
Critics Consensus: Enlivened by the antagonistic chemistry between Robert De Niro and Charles Grodin, Midnight Run is an uncommonly entertaining odd couple comedy.
A scruffy bounty hunter (Robert De Niro) has five days to bring a fussy embezzler (Charles Grodin) from New York... [More]
Adjusted Score: 101916%
Critics Consensus: A straightforward thriller of the highest order, In the Line of Fire benefits from Wolfgang Peterson's taut direction and charismatic performances from Clint Eastwood and John Malkovich.
An assassin (John Malkovich) toys with a White House Secret Service agent (Clint Eastwood) haunted for 30 years by his... [More]
Adjusted Score: 102650%
Critics Consensus: Anchored by another winning performance from Tom Hanks, Steven Spielberg's unflinchingly realistic war film virtually redefines the genre.
A World War II captain (Tom Hanks) and his squad (Edward Burns, Tom Sizemore) risk all to locate and send... [More]
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