Best Movies For Tween Girls 2013 - Page 4

Family Weekend (2013)

Title: Family Weekend (2013)
Rated: R
Runtime: 96 min(s)
Release: 2013-04-23 (DVD)
2013-03-29 (Theater)
Cast: Olesya Rulin Kristin Chenoweth Matthew Modine Joey King Chloe Bridges
Genre: Drama Kids & Family Comedy
IMDB: IMDB Link

FAMILY WEEKEND follows 16-year-old Emily Smith-Dungy (Olesya Rulin) an incredibly motivated, overachiever, who has grown increasingly frustrated with her parents' lack of support and guidance. Her mom, Samantha (Kristin Chenoweth), is a career-focused, no-nonsense high powered business executive. Her dad, Duncan (Matthew Modine), is a happy go-lucky artist who can't be bothered to earn a paycheck. When they missed their daughter's big jump-roping competition, Emily hits her breaking point and takes it upon herself to restore order in the home. With the help of her siblings, they unite and take their parents hostage in hopes to become a "family" again.

The Frankenstein Theory (2013)

Title: The Frankenstein Theory (2013)
Rated: Unrated
Runtime: 87 min(s)
Release: 2013-03-26 (DVD)
2013-03-01 (Theater)
Cast: Kris Lemche Joe Egender Timothy V. Murphy Eric Zuckerman Brian Henderson
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy Horror
IMDB: IMDB Link

Synopsis: From the makers of The Last Exorcism comes a boldly original vision of horror - THE FRANKENSTEIN THEORY. What if the most chilling novel of all time was actually based on a true account of a horrific experiment gone awry? When he is suspended from his university job for his outlandish ideas, Professor John Venkenheim leads a documentary film crew to the rim of the Arctic Circle in a desperate effort to vindicate his academic reputation. His theory: Mary Shelley's ghastly story, Frankenstein, is, in fact, a work of non-fiction disguised as fantasy. In the vast, frozen wilderness, Venkenheim and his team search for the legendary monster, a creature mired in mystery and drenched in blood. What they find is an unspeakable truth more terrifying than any fiction...a nightmare from which there is no waking. (c) Image

The Brass Teapot (2013)

Title: The Brass Teapot (2013)
Rated: R
Runtime: 101 min(s)
Release: 2013-06-17 (DVD)
2013-04-05 (Theater)
Cast: Juno Temple Michael Angarano Alexis Bledel Billy Magnussen Alia Shawkat
Genre: Mystery & Suspense Science Fiction & Fantasy Comedy
IMDB: IMDB Link

The Brass Teapot is a modern fable about money and the meaning of the American dream. Based on the comic book, The Brass Teapot is a feature film about John (Michael Angarano) and Alice (Juno Temple), who live in small down America. They are in their 20's, married, very much in love and broke. Once voted "Most Likely to Succeed," Alice struggles to make ends meet while her friends enjoy the good life. Her husband John, neurotic and riddled with phobias, just wants to get the bills paid. But an accident leads them to a roadside antique shop where Alice is spontaneously drawn to a mysterious brass teapot. It isn't long before they realize that this is no ordinary teapot and that perhaps they have found the answer to all of their financial woes. The Brass Teapot is a magical comedy that reminds us to be careful what we wish for. (c) Magnolia

A Fierce Green Fire (2013)

Title: A Fierce Green Fire (2013)
Rated: Unrated
Runtime: 101 min(s)
Release: 2013-09-09 (DVD)
2013-03-01 (Theater)
Cast: Stewart Brand Paul Hawken Tom Turner Doug Scott Kramer Martin Litton
Genre: Documentary Special Interest
IMDB: IMDB Link

Inspired by the book of the same name by Philip Shabecoff and informed by advisors like the biologist E.O. Wilson, A FIERCE GREEN FIRE chronicles the largest movement of the 20th century and one of the keys to the 21st. It brings together all the major parts of environmentalism and connects them. It focuses on activism, people fighting to save their homes, their lives, the future - and succeeding against all odds. (c)First Run Features

Sushi Girl (2013)

Title: Sushi Girl (2013)
Rated: R
Runtime: 98 min(s)
Release: 2013-02-19 (DVD)
2013-01-04 (Theater)
Cast: Sonny Chiba Mark Hamill Noah Hathaway Tony Todd James Duval
Genre: Mystery & Suspense Drama
IMDB: IMDB Link

SUSHI GIRL centers on the compelling character of a man called "Fish," just released after six years in jail after successfully not ratting on those involved in the robbery that sent him to prison. The night he is released, the men he protected with silence celebrate his freedom with a congratulatory dinner. The meal is a lavish array of sushi, served off the naked body of a beautiful young woman. The sushi girl seems catatonic, trained to ignore everything in the room, even if things become dangerous. Sure enough, the unwieldy thieves can't help but open old wounds in an attempt to find their missing loot, with violent results. (c) Assembly Line

Small Apartments (2013)

Title: Small Apartments (2013)
Rated: R
Runtime: 94 min(s)
Release: 2013-02-19 (DVD)
2013-02-05 (Theater)
Cast: Matt Lucas Billy Crystal Juno Temple James Marsden Peter Stormare
Genre: Comedy
IMDB: IMDB Link

Franklin Franklin plays the alphorn and dreams of Switzerland. His crazy brother sends him fingernail clippings in the mail. One of his neighbors is a forgetful pot-head, the other a gruff busybody who doesn't miss anything. Across the street live a mother and her fifteen-year-old daughter, whom he likes to watch from his window, but none of these are Franklin's real problem. His real problem is that his landlord is dead, laid out on the linoleum of his kitchen, and Switzerland seems farther away all the time. (c) Official site

Officer Down (2013)

Title: Officer Down (2013)
Rated: R
Runtime: 97 min(s)
Release: 2013-01-22 (DVD)
2013-01-11 (Theater)
Cast: Stephen Dorff Dominic Purcell AnnaLynne McCord David Boreanaz Soulja Boy
Genre: Drama Special Interest
IMDB: IMDB Link

One year ago, dirty cop Detective Callahan (Dorff) was shot in a drug bust gone wrong and saved by a stranger, giving Callahan a second chance to clean up his life. But when the stranger finally comes forward, seeking revenge against the men responsible for a string of assaults on young women at a local strip club, Callahan must go rogue to find the attacker in an effort to hide how his own past played a part in these crimes. His desperation to find the attacker and cover his tracks takes him down a violent road of deception and fraud. Can he play the "good cop" and track down the assailant, while still keeping his reputation clean?

The Package (2013)

Title: The Package (2013)
Rated: R
Runtime: 95 min(s)
Release: 2013-02-19 (DVD)
2013-02-15 (Theater)
Cast: Steve Austin Dolph Lundgren Eric Keenleyside Lochlyn Munroe Michael Daingerfield
Genre: Action & Adventure
IMDB: IMDB Link

Vengeance Delivered. Guaranteed. Steve Austin and Dolph Lundgren star in the bone-crunching action flick that delivers the goods: Austin is combat veteran Tommy Wick, a nightclub bouncer and stone-cold enforcer for a Seattle mob boss. Lundgren is `The German,' an international crime lord and hardcore killing machine. But when Wick is asked to courier a mysterious package to The German, he'll suddenly find himself hunted by relentless teams of hit men, mercenaries, assassins and sadists. Time is running out. The bodies are piling up. And for two very pissed-off men with a history of bad blood, the ultimate retaliation is about to be ripped wide open.

Spiders (2013)

Title: Spiders (2013)
Rated: PG-13
Runtime: 89 min(s)
Release: 2013-03-12 (DVD)
2013-02-08 (Theater)
Cast: Christa Campbell Patrick Muldoon William Hope Jon Mack Christian Contreras
Genre: Mystery & Suspense
IMDB: IMDB Link

SPIDERS centers on mutant spiders that fall to earth from a disabled Soviet space station. With New York City threatened to be overrun, it's up to transit supervisor Jason Cole and health inspector Rachel Cole to save their daughter and prevent the colossal Queen Spider from uniting with her eggs and creating an army of massive killer spiders.

The Numbers Station (2013)

Title: The Numbers Station (2013)
Rated: R
Runtime: 89 min(s)
Release: 2013-05-28 (DVD)
2013-04-26 (Theater)
Cast: John Cusack Malin Akerman Liam Cunningham Lucy Griffiths Hannah Murray
Genre: Mystery & Suspense
IMDB: IMDB Link

After his latest mission goes disastrously wrong, veteran CIA black ops agent Emerson Kent (John Cusack, 2012) is given one last chance to prove he still has what it takes to do his job. His new assignment: guarding Katherine (Malin Akerman, Watchmen), a code operator at a top-secret remote CIA "Numbers Station" where encrypted messages are sent and received. When an elite team of heavily armed assailants lays siege to the station, Emerson and Katherine suddenly find themselves in a life-or-death struggle against an unknown enemy. With the station compromised and innocent lives at stake, they must stop the deadly plot before it's too late. (c) Image

Stand Off (2013)

Title: Stand Off (2013)
Rated: R
Runtime: 89 min(s)
Release: 2013-03-26 (DVD)
2013-02-22 (Theater)
Cast: Brendan Fraser Colm Meaney Martin McCann Yaya DaCosta David O'Hara
Genre: Drama Mystery & Suspense Comedy
IMDB: IMDB Link

In a misguided attempt to protect his family and pay back gambling debts to the local Mobster, Jimbo robs a fish market, which is coincidentally owned by the same Mobster. On the run, Jimbo is cornered in a local curio shop, where he takes hostage an assortment of colorful characters, including Maguire, who may be his illegitimate father. Surrounded by the Police, the SAS, and the Mobster's crew, the young man must find a way out of his precarious predicament with the help of his oddball capt

Future Weather (2013)

Title: Future Weather (2013)
Rated: Unrated
Runtime: 85 min(s)
Release: 2013-04-15 (DVD)
2013-02-22 (Theater)
Cast: Perla Haney-Jardine Lili Taylor Amy Madigan Martin Ireland William Sadler
Genre: Drama
IMDB: IMDB Link

Lauduree (Haney-Jardine) is a 13-year-old loner passionate about nature and worried about global warming. Greta (Amy Madigan), her grandmother, is a fiery nurse jaded by alcohol and disappointment. When Lauduree is abruptly abandoned by her dreamer single mom (Marin Ireland), she decides to take survival into her own hands, forcing her and Greta to rethink their futures. Featuring humorous, sharply drawn characters and powerful performances by Amy Madigan (Field of Dreams, Gone Baby Gone), Lili Taylor (Say Anything, Six Feet Under), and rising star Perla Haney-Jardine (Kill Bill Vol. 2, Spider-Man 3), Future Weather is about finding the courage to survive change. (c) Lipstick Pictures in association with First Pond Entertainment and Virgil Films

Face to Face (2013)

Title: Face to Face (2013)
Rated: Unrated
Runtime: 87 min(s)
Release: 2013-03-19 (DVD)
2013-01-11 (Theater)
Cast: Vince Colosimo Sigrid Thornton Luke Ford Matthew Newton Robert Rabiah
Genre: Art House & International Drama
IMDB: IMDB Link

From Australia's most acclaimed playwright, David Williamson, a moving and powerful new film about lies, betrayal, sex and bullying in the workplace. A young construction worker rams into the back of his boss's Jaguar in a fit of anger at being sacked. Rather than fronting court, he's given the chance to explain his actions in a community conference. This face-to-face confrontation between the young man, his boss, his boss's wife, co-workers, best mate and mother lifts the lid not only on his dysfunctional life but on their workplace dirty laundry, turning all of their lives upside down. Face to Face stars a stellar ensemble cast led by Vince Colosimo, Sigrid Thornton and Luke Ford and is directed by Michael Rymer (Angel Baby). (c) Official Site

Down the Shore (2013)

Title: Down the Shore (2013)
Rated: R
Runtime: 93 min(s)
Release: 2013-04-09 (DVD)
2013-04-05 (Theater)
Cast: James Gandolfini Famke Janssen Maria Dizzia John Magaro Joe Pope
Genre: Drama Romance Mystery & Suspense
IMDB: IMDB Link

Set on the Jersey shore, the lives of three childhood friends begin to unravel when a secret from their past is revealed.

The Kings of Summer (2013)

Title: The Kings of Summer (2013)
Rated: R
Runtime: 93 min(s)
Release: 0000-00-00 (DVD)
2013-05-31 (Theater)
Cast: Nick Robinson Gabriel Basso Moises Arias Nick Offerman Alison Brie
Genre: Comedy
IMDB: IMDB Link

Premiering to rave reviews at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, THE KINGS OF SUMMER is a unique coming-of-age comedy about three teenage friends - Joe (Nick Robinson), Patrick (Gabriel Basso) and the eccentric and unpredictable Biaggio (Moises Arias) - who, in the ultimate act of independence, decide to spend their summer building a house in the woods and living off the land. Free from their parents' rules, their idyllic summer quickly becomes a test of friendship as each boy learns to appreciate the fact that family - whether it is the one you're born into or the one you create - is something you can't run away from. (c) CBS Films

American Mary (2013)

Title: American Mary (2013)
Rated: R
Runtime: 103 min(s)
Release: 2013-06-18 (DVD)
2013-05-31 (Theater)
Cast: Katharine Isabelle Antonio Cupo Tristan Risk Julia Maxwell Connor Stanhope
Genre: Mystery & Suspense Horror
IMDB: IMDB Link

"Twisted Twins" Jen and Sylvia Soska are back with their stunning follow-up to the indie hit Dead Hooker in a Trunk. AMERICAN MARY is the story of a medical student named Mary who is growing increasingly broke and disenchanted with medical school and the established doctors she once idolized. The allure of easy money sends a desperate Mary through the messy world of underground surgeries which leaves more marks on her than the so-called freakish clientele. Appearances are everything. (c) Xlrator

Pawn (2013)

Title: Pawn (2013)
Rated: R
Runtime: 0 min(s)
Release: 2013-04-23 (DVD)
2013-04-19 (Theater)
Cast: Nikki Reed Ray Liotta Forest Whitaker Marton Csokas Jessica Szohr
Genre: Mystery & Suspense
IMDB: IMDB Link

An all-night diner. A cop walks in on a robbery in progress. But what happens next - and what happened just before - will change everything you think you know. Now the building is surrounded. There are fingers on every trigger. And one very intense hostage situation is about to take some extremely shocking twists.

Bidder 70 (2013)

Title: Bidder 70 (2013)
Rated: Unrated
Runtime: 70 min(s)
Release: 2013-07-15 (DVD)
2013-05-17 (Theater)
Cast: Tim DeChristopher
Genre: Documentary Drama Special Interest
IMDB: IMDB Link

In 2008, as George W. Bush tried to gift the energy and mining industries thousands of acres of pristine Utah wilderness via a widely disputed federal auction, college student Tim DeChristopher decided to monkey-wrench the process. Bidding $1.7 million, he won 22,000 acres with no intention to drill. For this astonishing (and successful) act of civil disobedience he was sent to federal prison. Beth and George Gage's new documentary BIDDER 70 tells the story of this peaceful warrior whose patriotism and willingness to sacrifice have ignited the climate justice movement. (c) First Run Feautures

Once Upon a Time in Brooklyn (2013)

Title: Once Upon a Time in Brooklyn (2013)
Rated: R
Runtime: 116 min(s)
Release: 2013-05-21 (DVD)
2013-05-03 (Theater)
Cast: Armand Assante William DeMeo Cathy Moriarty Ice-T Vincent Pastore
Genre: Action & Adventure
IMDB: IMDB Link

Bobby Baldano, (William DeMeo) is the black sheep of his family. When he gets out of prison after serving a five year sentence, his Father, (Armand Assante) has high hopes of a fresh start for him and coming to work at Joseph Baldano & Sons Contracting, the legitimate and thriving multi-generational family business Bobby's grandfather built up from nothing. But Bobby's a mob connected street thug who gets caught back up in a life of inescapable crime. He has two families - one supportive and loving, the other dangerous and deadly. He must decide between the two families and once he does truths are revealed that Bobby always knew but was too blind to see and too afraid to face. (c) Official Site

Axe Giant: The Wrath Of Paul Bunyan (2013)

Title: Axe Giant: The Wrath Of Paul Bunyan (2013)
Rated: R
Runtime: 90 min(s)
Release: 2013-06-18 (DVD)
2013-05-31 (Theater)
Cast: Joe Estevez Dan Haggerty Tom Downey Amber Connor Tim Lovelace
Genre: Horror
IMDB: IMDB Link

Young adults at a first-time offenders' boot camp discover the legend of the giant lumberjack Paul Bunyan is real, but is much more horrifying than they could have imagined. Starring B-Movie legends Joe Estevez and Dan Haggerty (TV's Grizzly Adams), along with many familiar and fresh faces, Axe Giant: The Wrath of Paul Bunyan will make audiences cower in fear. Paul Bunyan is one of the most famous characters in North American folklore. He and his companion, "Babe the Blue Ox," are featured in tall tales of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Bunyan was a lumberjack of great size and skill, rumored to be so tall that "his footsteps created the Great Lakes. He "dragged his axe and made the Grand Canyon." Today, Bunyan's legend is commemorated by numerous statues across the upper Midwest and far-beyond. (c) Cinema Purgatorio

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