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August 2003 Movie Preview

Posted By on January 14, 2005

Release Dates Movies
American Wedding
Freaky Friday
Freddy vs. Jason
Open Range
Shaolin Soccer
Uptown Girls

Marci X
The Medallion
My Boss’ Daughter

Against the Ropes
Jeepers Creepers 2

August 1st

Title: American Wedding
Genre: Comedy
Studio: Universal Pictures
Director: Jesse Dylan
Tagline: This time they’re going all the way.
Starring: Jason Biggs, Alyson Hannigan, January Jones, Eugene
Levy, Thomas Ian Nicholas, Seann William Scott, Eddie Kaye Thomas,
Fred Willard, Molly Cheek, Eric Allan Kramer, Deborah Rush, Nikki
Plot Outline: The third film in the American Pie series deals
with the wedding of Jim and Michelle and the gathering of their families
and friends, including Jim’s old friends from high school and Michelle’s
little sister.
Teaser: Teaser
Trailer: Trailer
MPAA Rating: R (for sexual content, language and crude humor)
Title: Gigli
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Studio: Columbia Pictures
Director: Martin Brest
Starring: Ben Affleck, Jennifer Lopez, Christopher Walken,
Justin Bartha, Al Pacino, Missy Crider, Shelby Fenner, David Pressman,
Brian Sites
Plot Outline: A lowly thug, Gigli (Ben Affleck), is assigned
to kidnap the psychologically challenged younger brother of a powerful…
Trailer: Trailer
MPAA Rating: R R (for sexual content, pervasive language
and brief strong violence)
August 6th

Title: Freaky Friday
Genre: Comedy
Studio: Walt Disney Pictures
Director: Mark Waters
Tagline: Get Your Freak On August 6th.
Starring: Jamie Lee Curtis, Lindsay Lohan, Mark Harmon, Chad
Murray, Stephen Tobolowsky, Christina Vidal, Julie Gonzalo, Harold
Gould, Haley Hudson, Ryan Mulgarini
Plot Outline: Dr. Tess Coleman (Jamie Lee Curtis) and her
fifteen-year-old daughter, Anna (Lindsay Lohan), are not getting along…
Trailer: Trailer
MPAA Rating: PG (for mild thematic elements and some language)
August 8th

Title: S.W.A.T.
Genre: Action
Studio: Columbia Pictures
Director: Clark Johnson
Tagline: Even cops dial 911
Starring: : Samuel L. Jackson, Colin Farrell, Michelle Rodriguez,
LL Cool J, Josh Charles, Brian Van Holt, Jeremy Renner, Olivier Martinez
Plot Outline: An imprisoned drug kingpin offers a huge cash
reward to anyone that can break him out of police custody.
Teaser Trailer: Teaser
Trailer: Trailer
MPAA Rating: PG-13 (for violence, language and sexual references)
August 15th

Title: Freddy Vs Jason
Genre: Action, Horror
Studio: New Line Cinema
Director: Ronny Yu
Tagline: A Nightmare On Friday The 13th!
Starring: Robert Englund, Ken Kirzinger, Jason Ritter, Monica
Keena, Jason Bateman, Brian Thompson, Kelly Rowland, Odessa Munroe,
Danielle Harris, James Callahan, Lauren Lee Smith, Gary Chalk, Brendan
Fletcher, Chris Gauthier, Jesse Hutch, Katherine Isabelle, Jake Kaese,
Lochlyn Munro, Chris Marquette, Joshua Mihal, Paula Shaw, Brian Thompson,
Kenneth Tsang
Plot Outline: Hell is raised on Earth when Freddy Krueger
and Jason Voorhees are resurrected…
Trailer: Trailer
MPAA Rating: R for pervasive strong horror violence/gore,
gruesome images, sexuality, drug use and language.
Title: Grind
Genre: Comedy
Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures
Director: Casey La Scala
Starring: Mike Vogel, Vince Vieluf, Adam Brody, Joey Kern,
Jennifer Morrison
Plot Outline: Four skaters follow their idol on his summer
tour in an attempt to get noticed, get sponsored, and become stars
Trailer: Trailer
MPAA Rating: PG-13 (for crude humor, sexual content and language
Title: Open Range
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Studio: Touchstone Pictures
Director: Kevin Costner
Tagline: Nowhere to hide. No reason to run
Starring: Kevin Costner, Annette Bening, Abraham Benrubi,
Robert Duvall, Michael Gambon, Diego Luna, Michael Jeter, Dean McDermott,
James Russo
Plot Outline: A former gunslinger is forced to take up arms
again when he and his cattle crew are threatened by a corrupt lawman.
Trailer: Trailer
MPAA Rating: R (for violence)
Title: Shaolin Soccer
Genre: Action, Comedy
Studio: Miramax Films
Director: Stephen Chow
Tagline: Kick Some Grass
Starring: Stephen Chow, Lee Wai, Vicki Zhao Wei, Ng Man-Tat,
Cecilia Cheung, Cheung Ming Ming, Law Kar-Ying
Plot Outline: A young Shaolin follower reunites with his
discouraged brothers to form a soccer team using their martial art
skills to their advantage.
Teaser Trailer: Teaser
Trailer: Trailer
MPAA Rating: PG (for martial arts action, and some thematic
Title: Uptown Girls
Genre: Comedy
Studio: Columbia Pictures
Director: Boaz Yakin
Tagline: They’re about to teach each other how to act their
Starring: Brittany Murphy, Dakota Fanning, Heather Locklear,
Jesse Spencer, Megan Corletto, Donald Faison, Marley Shelton
Plot Outline: A New York socialite takes a job as a nanny
of a precocious child to regain the respect of her boyfriend.
Trailer: Trailer
MPAA Rating: PG-13 (for sexual content and language)
August 22nd

Title: Marci X
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Studio: Paramount Pictures
Director: Richard Benjamin
Tagline: Hip hop meets shop till you drop
Starring: Lisa Kudrow, Damon Wayans, Christine Baranski,
Richard Benjamin, Jane Krakowski, Veanne Cox, Paula Garces, Charles
Kimbrough, Sheri Rene Scott
Plot Outline: A Jewish-American Princess is forced to take
control of a hard-core hip-hop record label and tries to rein the
one of the label’s most controversial rappers.
Trailer: Trailer
MPAA Rating: R (for language and sexual content)
Title: The Medallion
Genre: Action, Comedy
Studio: Screen Gems (Sony)
Director: Gordon Chan
Starring: Jackie Chan, Claire Forlani, Julian Sands, Lee
Evans, Christy Chung, John Rhys-Davies
Plot Outline: A Hong Kong detective suffers a fatal accident
involving a mysterious medallion and is transformed into an immortal
warrior with superhuman powers.
Trailer: Trailer
MPAA Rating: (for violence and language)
Title: My Boss’ Daughter
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Studio: Dimension Films
Director: David Zucker
Tagline: There are some things you just don’t do.
Starring: Ashton Kutcher, Tara Reid, Jeffrey Tambor, Andy
Richter, Michael Madsen, Jon Abrahams, David Koechner, Carmen Electra,
Terence Stamp, Molly Shannon, Ever Carradine, Dan Joffre
Plot Outline: When a young man agrees to housesit for his
boss, he thinks it’ll be the perfect opportunity to get close to….
Trailer: Trailer
MPAA Rating: : PG-13 (for crude and sex related humor, drug
content and language)
August 29th

Title: Against the Ropes
Genre: Drama
Studio: Paramount Pictures
Director: Charles S. Dutton
Tagline: She gave the boxing world the one-two punch they
never saw coming.
Starring: Meg Ryan, Omar Epps, Joe Cortese, Tim Daly, Tony
Shalhoub, Kerry Washington, Skye McCole Bartusiak
Plot Outline: A fictional story inspired by North America’s
most famous female boxing promoter, Jackie Kallen. Her struggle to
survive and succeed in a male dominated sport.
Trailer: Trailer
MPAA Rating: : PG-13 (for crude language, violence, brief
sensuality and some drug material)

Title: Jeepers Creepers 2
Genre: Horror
Studio: United Artists (MGM)
Director: Victor Salva
Tagline: He can taste your fear.
Starring: Jonathan Breck, Ray Wise, Nicki Lynn Aycox, Drew
Bell, Billy Aaron Brown, Kasan Butcher, Lena Caldwell, Marieh Delfino,
Luke Edwards, Thom Gossom Jr., Josh Hammond, Justin Long (cameo),
Garikayi Mutambirwa, Eric Nenninger, Al Santos, Travis Schiffner
Plot Outline: The Creeper returns to dine on a bus full of
basketball players and cheerleaders.
Trailer: Trailer
MPAA Rating: : R (for horror violence and language)

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