Movie Review List and Wish List for MoviesThatMatter.com

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We are a relatively new website and have seeded the movie database with a number of message movie reviews to serve as examples. Included in the list below are also movies to which we encourage users to contribute a message review. There are probably many more message movies we have forgotten. Please do not hesitate to contribute a review that you think fits the site's criteria. This is a good list to print when going to the video store.

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Title Reviewed Documentary
8: The Mormon Proposition reviewed documentary
11th Hour (The) reviewed documentary
21 Grams reviewed  
28 Days Later reviewed  
29 Acacia Avenue (a.k.a. reviewed  
9/11: Blueprint for Truth - The Architecture of Destruction reviewed documentary
A Private War reviewed  
A.I.: Artificial Intelligence reviewed  
Act of Killing (The) reviewed documentary
Adam's Rib reviewed  
Adventures of Yellow Dog (The) reviewed  
Aftermath: Unanswered Questions from 9/11 reviewed documentary
Alien Inhabitant reviewed  
All Creatures Great and Small reviewed  
All The President's Men reviewed documentary
Amazing Panda Adventure (the) reviewed  
America's Shame reviewed documentary
American History X reviewed  
American Jobs reviewed documentary
American President (The) reviewed  
American Ruling Class (The) reviewed documentary
Ammo for the Info Warrior   documentary
Ammo for the Information Warrior reviewed documentary
Amu    
Animals Are Not Ours... (A set of 4 DVDs from P.E.T.A.) reviewed documentary
Animial Farm reviewed  
Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl reviewed  
Antitrust reviewed  
Apocalypse Now reviewed  
Apostle (The) reviewed  
Applegates (The)    
Ararat reviewed  
Arlington Road reviewed  
Arlington West   documentary
Article 99 reviewed  
Arundhati Roy on Democracy Now   documentary
Auction Block (The)   documentary
Awakenings reviewed  
Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life reviewed documentary
Babe    
Babe, Pig in the City reviewed  
Babe, The Gallant Pig reviewed  
Babushkas of Chernobyl (The) reviewed  
Bad Love    
Ballad of Gregori Cortez, The reviewed  
Ballad of Gregorio Cortez (The)    
Ballad of Jack and Rose    
Ballad of Jack and Rose, The reviewed  
Baraka reviewed  
Barbarian Invasions, The reviewed  
Basketball Diaries (The) reviewed  
Battle in Seattle reviewed  
Beasts Of The Southern Wild reviewed  
Beautiful Losers reviewed documentary
Beautiful Mind (A) reviewed  
Behemoth reviewed documentary
Being John Malkovich reviewed  
Believer (The) reviewed  
Better Luck Tomorrow reviewed  
Big One (The) reviewed documentary
Big Stories, Small Towns reviewed documentary
Birdy reviewed  
Bitter Melon reviewed  
Blackboards reviewed  
Blade Runner reviewed  
Blood Brother reviewed documentary
Blood Diamond reviewed  
Bloody Sunday reviewed  
Blue Vinyl reviewed  
Bluecollar Comedy Tour reviewed  
Bob Roberts reviewed  
Born Free reviewed  
Born in Flames reviewed  
Born on the Fourth of July reviewed  
Born Wild reviewed  
Bourne Identity (The) reviewed  
Bowling for Columbine reviewed documentary
Boys Don't Cry reviewed  
Boys of Baraka (The) reviewed  
Boyz in the Hood reviewed  
Brazil reviewed  
Breaking Away reviewed  
Brief Vacation(A) reviewed  
Bringing Down a Dictator reviewed documentary
BroadCast News reviewed  
Broken English reviewed  
Brother From Another Planet (the) reviewed  
Buddies reviewed  
Buffalo Soldiers reviewed  
Bug's Life, A reviewed  
Bullworth reviewed  
Bulworth reviewed  
Burden of Dreams reviewed documentary
Burning Season (Chico Mendes Story) reviewed  
Burning Season (the) reviewed  
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee reviewed  
Bush's Brain reviewed documentary
Butterfly reviewed  
By the Time It Gets Dark reviewed  
Cabaret reviewed  
Cadillac Desert: Mulholland's Dream reviewed documentary
Calendar Girls reviewed  
Canadian Bacon reviewed  
Candidate (The) reviewed  
Carbaret    
Casa de Los Babys reviewed  
Catch-22 reviewed  
Century of the Self (the) reviewed documentary
Chavez, Venezuela and the new Latin America   documentary
CHE reviewed  
Che: Part One and Che: Part Two reviewed  
Check It reviewed  
Chemtrails the Video reviewed documentary
Chicago 10 reviewed documentary
Chicken Run reviewed  
Children of a Lesser God reviewed  
China Syndrome    
China Syndrome (the) reviewed  
Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe reviewed  
Chuck and Buck reviewed  
Chutney Popcorn reviewed  
Cider House Rules (the) reviewed  
Citizen Ruth reviewed  
Citizenfour reviewed documentary
City of God reviewed  
City of Hope reviewed  
Civil Action (A) reviewed  
Clean and Sober reviewed  
Cleaners (The) reviewed documentary
Clear Cut (a.k.a., The Woodsman) reviewed  
Close Encounters of the Third Kind reviewed  
Code 46 reviewed  
Coffee and Cigarettes reviewed  
Color Purple (The) reviewed  
Come and See reviewed  
Commitments (the) reviewed  
Conflict reviewed  
Constant Gardener (The) reviewed  
Constructing Public Opinion   documentary
Contact reviewed  
Contender (The) reviewed  
Control Room reviewed documentary
Corporation (The) reviewed documentary
Counting on Democracy   documentary
Cradle Will Rock    
Crash reviewed  
Crime of Father Amaro (The) reviewed  
Critical Care reviewed  
Crucible (The) reviewed  
Crying Shame reviewed documentary
Cuckoo (The) (a.k.a. Kukushka) reviewed  
Cull of the Wild   documentary
Cycle (the) reviewed  
Damage Care    
Damaged Care reviewed  
Dancer Upstairs (The) reviewed  
Dances with Wolves reviewed  
Dark Blue reviewed  
Dark Days reviewed documentary
Day After Tomorrow (The) reviewed  
Day Without a Mexican reviewed  
Dead Poets' Society reviewed  
Deadly Deception   documentary
Deadly Deception: General Electric, Nuclear Weapons, and Our Environment reviewed documentary
Deadly Sounds in the Silent World   documentary
Deadly Sounds in the Silent World; Deadly Sounds in the Silent World II reviewed documentary
Death and the Maiden reviewed  
Deminer (The) reviewed documentary
Democracy University #38   documentary
Departure (The) reviewed documentary
Devour the Earth   documentary
Dick reviewed  
Dimming the Sun ( Global Dimming ) reviewed documentary
Direct Order reviewed documentary
Dirty Dancing    
Dirty Pretty Things    
Do The Right Thing reviewed  
Doc Hollywood reviewed  
Doctor (The) reviewed  
Dog Day Afternoon    
Dogville reviewed  
Dolphins reviewed  
Don Juan DeMarco    
Don't Think I've Forgotten reviewed documentary
Downsizing reviewed  
Dr. Dolittle 2 reviewed  
Dr. Strangelove    
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb reviewed  
Draughtsman's Contract (The) reviewed  
Dream Life of Angels (The)    
Dream-Life of Angels (the) (La Vie Revee des Anges) reviewed  
Driving Miss Daisy reviewed  
Earthlings reviewed documentary
Eating   documentary
Eating - 3rd Edition reviewed documentary
Edge of Democracy (The) reviewed documentary
Edukators (The) reviewed  
El Norte reviewed  
El Salvadoro    
Election reviewed  
Emerald Forest    
Emerald Forest (The) reviewed  
Emotional World of Farm Animals (The)   documentary
Emperors Club    
End Of Suburbia (The) reviewed documentary
Enemies of the State    
Enemy of the State reviewed  
Engage Her reviewed documentary
Enperors' Club (the) reviewed  
Enron: The Movie   documentary
Erin Brockovich reviewed  
Escape from Suburbia reviewed documentary
Everest: A Climb for Peace reviewed documentary
Exiles (The) reviewed  
Experiment (The) reviewed  
Extreme Measures    
Fahrenheit 9/11 reviewed documentary
Falcon and the Snowman (The) reviewed  
Falling Down    
Falluja 2004   documentary
Far from Heaven reviewed  
Fat Man and Little Boy reviewed  
Fear of a Black Hat reviewed  
Fear of the Black Hat    
Fed Up   documentary
FernGully: The Last Rainforest reviewed  
Ferris Bueller's Day Off reviewed  
Field of Dreams reviewed  
Finding Nemo reviewed  
Fire Next Time (The)   documentary
Fire on the Amazone reviewed  
First Do No Harm reviewed  
Fisher King (The)    
Fitzcarraldo    
Fitzcarrardo reviewed  
Focus    
Fog Of War (The)   documentary
Four Days in September reviewed  
Fourth World War (The)   documentary
Free Willy reviewed  
Free Willy II    
Free Willy II: The Adventure Home reviewed  
Free Willy III: The Rescue reviewed  
Frida reviewed  
From One Blood reviewed documentary
Front (The) reviewed  
Front Page    
Front Page (The) reviewed  
Future of Farming Series   documentary
Future of Food (The)   documentary
Gadjo Dilo    
Gambler (The) reviewed  
Gandhi reviewed  
Ghosts of the Abyss reviewed documentary
Go Further   documentary
Good Morning Vietnam    
Good Morning, Vietnam reviewed  
Good Will Hunting reviewed  
Gorillas in the Mist reviewed  
Grace Lee Project (The) reviewed documentary
Grand Canyon reviewed  
Great Conspiracy (The)   documentary
Great Conspiracy: The 9/11 News Special You Never Saw (the) reviewed documentary
Great Wall (A) reviewed  
Green Wall (The)    
Grey Matter reviewed  
Grey Owl reviewed  
Grizzly Man reviewed documentary
Gunner's Place   documentary
Hand Maiden's Tale    
Hannibal reviewed  
Hard Labor reviewed  
Harlan County U.S.A reviewed  
Harrison Bergeron reviewed  
Heat and Dust reviewed  
Heaven    
Heaven and Earth    
Here's Spinal Tap    
Hero    
Hidden Wars of Desert Storm   documentary
Hiding Place (the) reviewed  
Higher Learning reviewed  
Hijacking Catastrophe, 9/11, Fear & the Selling of American Empire   documentary
Himalaya reviewed  
Hooligan Sparrow reviewed documentary
Hoop Dreams    
Hospital    
Hotel Rhwanda    
Hotel Rwanda reviewed  
House of Sand and Fog    
House of Suh (The) reviewed documentary
Howard Zinn: You Can't Be Neutral On A Moving Train   documentary
Howard's End reviewed  
Human Flow reviewed documentary
Hunting of the President   documentary
Hurricane Streets    
I Dream in Another Language reviewed  
I Dreamed of Africa    
I Like Bikes... But reviewed  
If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front reviewed documentary
If These Walls Could Talk    
Illusions reviewed  
In Our Food   documentary
In the Name of the Father    
In the Time of Butterflies    
Independent Media in Times of War   documentary
Indictment: The McMartin Trial    
Indictment: The McMartin Trial reviewed  
Insider (The)    
Instinct    
Invisible Ballots   documentary
It's Never Too Late reviewed  
Jacob's Ladder reviewed  
Jacobs Ladder    
JFK reviewed  
Journeys With George reviewed documentary
Juliet of the Spirits    
Jungle Fever reviewed  
Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story reviewed  
Kandahar reviewed  
Kids    
King Is Alive (The)    
Kinsey reviewed  
Kiss of the Spider Woman    
Koyaanisqatsi reviewed  
Kundun reviewed  
La Haine reviewed  
Lakota Woman    
Land of the Free    
Laramie Project (The)    
Last Picture Show (The) reviewed  
Last Samurai (The)    
Latcho Drom    
Laura reviewed  
Legally Blonde 2    
Lesson Before Dying (A) reviewed  
Liam reviewed  
Liberty Bound   documentary
Life Above All reviewed  
Life After Life reviewed documentary
Life and Debt reviewed  
Light of Reverence   documentary
Lights, Camera... Kill! reviewed  
Like Water for Chocolate (Como agua para chocolate) reviewed  
Little Pink House reviewed  
Looking for Richard reviewed documentary
Lorenzo's Oil    
Lost Angels: Skid Row is My Home reviewed documentary
Lost Horizon reviewed  
Lost On Mars reviewed  
Lost Weekend (The) reviewed  
Love Letter (The)    
Lumumba reviewed  
Luna the Stafford Griant Tree   documentary
Lust, Caution reviewed  
Mad City    
Maestro King of the Cowboy Artist (The)   documentary
Magdalene Sisters    
Majestic (the) reviewed  
Man of the Moon    
Manchurian Candidate (the) reviewed  
Manchurian Candidate (The) (2004)    
Mandela: Son of Africa, Father of a Nation reviewed documentary
Manufactured Landscapes reviewed documentary
Map of the Human Heart reviewed  
March of the Penguins reviewed documentary
Maria Full of Grace    
Mask    
Mask (the) reviewed  
Mean Creek    
Mean Girls    
Meantime    
Medicine Man reviewed  
Meet The Applegates reviewed  
Men with Guns reviewed  
Merry War, or Keep the Aspidira Flying (A) reviewed  
Mi Familia    
Michael Moore Live in Santa Rosa   documentary
Microcosmos    
Midnight Clear (A) reviewed  
Milagro Bean Field War (The)    
Minding the Gap reviewed  
Mindwalk    
Minority Report    
Missing    
Mission to Mars reviewed  
Mississippi Burning reviewed  
Mississippi Masala reviewed  
Monsoon Wedding reviewed  
Monster    
Monster's Ball    
Mosquito Coast (The)    
Motherland reviewed documentary
Motorcycle Diaries reviewed  
Mr. Holland's Opus reviewed  
Mrs. Henderson Presents reviewed  
MURDER and murder reviewed  
Murder on a Sunday Morning reviewed documentary
My Crasy Life reviewed documentary
My Dinner With Andre reviewed  
Mystic River    
Naqoyqatsi    
Natural Born Killers    
Navigators (The)    
Network reviewed  
Never Cry Wolf reviewed  
Night Falls on Manhattan reviewed  
Nixon    
No Impact Man reviewed documentary
No Man's Land    
No One Need Cry   documentary
Notting Hill reviewed  
Now with Bill Moyers: Chemical Industry, 4/11/2003   documentary
Now with Bill Moyers: Israeli Settlements & FOIA, 4/5/2002   documentary
Oil Factor (The)   documentary
Oleanna    
On Any Given Sunday    
On Deadly Ground    
On the Basis of Sex reviewed  
Once Upon a Time in the Midlands reviewed  
Once Were Warriors    
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest reviewed  
One of the Hollywood Ten reviewed  
Order of Myths (The) reviewed  
Orwell Rolls in His Grave   documentary
Our Lady of Assassins    
Outfoxed reviewed documentary
Pacific Salmon   documentary
Panama Deception (The)   documentary
Pandemonium    
Paper Chase (The)    
Patch Adams reviewed  
Peace, Propaganda & the Promised Land: U.S. Media & the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict reviewed documentary
Pentagon Wars (The)    
People Versus Larry Flynt (the) reviewed  
People vs. Larry Flint (The)    
Perfect World (A) reviewed  
Philadelphia reviewed  
Pianist (The) reviewed  
Plan Colombia   documentary
Planet Of The Apes (2001)    
Platoon    
Pleasantville    
Powasqatsi    
Power    
Power of Nightmares -- Rise of the Politics of Fear   documentary
Power of One    
Powwow Highway reviewed  
Price Above Rubies (A) reviewed  
Primary Colors reviewed  
Primary Motive    
Program (The)    
Project Censored: Is the Press Really Free?   documentary
Project X    
Promises   documentary
Punch-Drunk Love reviewed  
Q & A reviewed  
Quiet American (The) reviewed  
Quiz Show    
Rainbow Warrior    
Rare Birds reviewed  
Rashomon reviewed  
Ratatouille reviewed  
Reagans (The)    
Real Women Have Curves    
Reckoning (the) reviewed  
Reds    
Reflecting Pool (the) reviewed  
Regret to Inform   documentary
Requiem for a Dream    
Return of Martin Guerre (The) reviewed  
Return to Paradise reviewed  
Revolution Will Not Be Televised (The)   documentary
Ring of Bright Water reviewed  
River Runs Through It (A) reviewed  
River Wild (The)    
Road To Clean Elections (The)   documentary
Road to Glory reviewed  
Road to Wellville reviewed  
Roger & Me reviewed documentary
Roger and Me   documentary
Rollerball    
Romero    
Roots reviewed  
Rosie the Riveter reviewed documentary
Roving Mars reviewed documentary
Runaway Jury    
Running on Empty    
Salt of the Earth reviewed  
Salud reviewed documentary
Salvage Logging   documentary
Save the Last Dance reviewed  
Saved! reviewed  
Saving Grace reviewed  
Schindler's List reviewed  
Sea Inside (The)    
Searching for Debra Winger   documentary
Searching for Lin Zhao's Soul reviewed  
Second Civil War (The)    
Seduction of Joe Tynan (The)    
Self Made Man   documentary
September 11 reviewed  
September Dawn    
Serpico    
Seven Days in May    
Shallow Hal reviewed  
Shawshank Redemption reviewed  
Shawshank Redemption (The)    
She's Beautiful When She's Angry reviewed  
Shine reviewed  
Shrek reviewed  
Shrek 2 reviewed  
Sicko reviewed documentary
Silence of Others (The) reviewed documentary
Silent Running    
Silent Suffering   documentary
Silkwood reviewed  
Silver City reviewed  
Simone    
Skins    
Smoke Signals reviewed  
Snapper (the) reviewed  
Soldier's Story (A)    
Soul Man    
Spellbound   documentary
Spider Man    
Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron    
Spirit: Stallion of the Cimmaron reviewed  
Spotlight reviewed  
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter and Spring    
Square (The) reviewed documentary
Stand and Deliver    
Standoff at Pineridge    
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home reviewed  
Starman    
Steal This Movie!    
Stealing a Nation reviewed documentary
Stop-Loss reviewed  
Streamers    
Street Fight reviewed documentary
Stunt Man (The) reviewed  
Suburbia reviewed  
Sunshine State    
Super Size Me   documentary
Super-Size Me reviewed documentary
Swimming with Sharks reviewed  
Take (the)   documentary
Tales of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe reviewed  
Tanner on Tanner reviewed  
Tape reviewed  
Teacher    
Terms and Conditions May Apply reviewed documentary
Thelma & Louise reviewed  
Thelma and Louise    
Thin Blue Line (A)    
Thin Blue Line (the) reviewed documentary
Thirst reviewed documentary
Thirteen    
Thirteen Days reviewed  
This Is Spinal Tap reviewed  
This Is What Democracy Looks Like reviewed documentary
This Revolution Will Not Be Televised reviewed documentary
Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (the) reviewed  
Three Kings    
Time For Drunken Horses (A) reviewed  
To Be and To Have   documentary
Tog of War (The) reviewed documentary
Tongues Untied reviewed  
Tootsie reviewed  
Trade Secrets: A Moyers Report on the Chemical Industry   documentary
Trade Secrets: The Hidden Cost of the FTAA   documentary
Traffic reviewed  
Trip to Bountiful (The) reviewed  
True Colors    
True Colors of a Hero, a.k.a. A Better Tomorrow reviewed  
Truman Show (The)    
Turtles Can Fly reviewed  
Twenty Fifth Hour    
Un Poquito De Tanta Verdad (A Little Bit of So Much Truth) reviewed documentary
Unconstitional   documentary
Uncovered   documentary
Unfinished Symphony: Democracy and Dissent reviewed documentary
Unprecedented: The 2000 Presidential Election   documentary
USS Liberty Dead in the Water reviewed documentary
Van (the) reviewed  
Vera Drake reviewed  
Veronica Guerin reviewed  
Vice reviewed  
Virtuoso reviewed documentary
Visions of Utopia: Experiments in Sustainable Culture reviewed documentary
Voices of Dissent   documentary
Votergate   documentary
Wag The Dog    
Waiting for Guffman    
WAKE UP reviewed documentary
Waking the Dead    
Walk on the Moon (A)    
Walkabout    
Wall (The)   documentary
Wall Street    
War Against The Third World (The)   documentary
War At Home (The)   documentary
War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death reviewed documentary
War Party    
War Room (The)   documentary
Watermark reviewed documentary
Way Past Cool reviewed  
We Interrupt This Empire ...   documentary
We Live in Public reviewed documentary
Weapons of Mass Deception   documentary
Weapons of Mass Distraction    
Wedding Banquet    
Wedding Banquet (the) reviewed  
Welcome to the Dollhouse    
Whale Rider (The) reviewed  
Whaledreamers reviewed documentary
What Dreams May Come reviewed  
What I've Learned About Foreign Policy   documentary
What the Bleep Do We Know? reviewed documentary
What We Saw: The Events of September 11, 2001 reviewed documentary
What's Eating Gilbert Grape    
What's Eating Gilbert Grape? reviewed  
When a Man Loves a Woman reviewed  
White Man's Burden reviewed  
White Men Can't Jump reviewed  
White Wilderness reviewed  
Why Exotic Animal Acts Should Be Banned   documentary
Windhorse reviewed  
Winged Migration reviewed documentary
Winter Solder reviewed documentary
Wit    
Witness (The) reviewed documentary
WMD: Weapons of Mass Deception reviewed documentary
Wolf House (The) reviewed  
Wolves    
Wolves (The) reviewed  
Work (The) reviewed  
world    
Year That Trembled (The) reviewed documentary
Your Day Is My Night reviewed  
Zapatista reviewed documentary
Zapatista!   documentary
Zeitgeist Addendum reviewed documentary
Zoot Suit reviewed