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The Ten Movies In iTunes Top 100 Downloads You've Probably Never Heard Of

By Dustin Rowles | Seriously Random Lists | September 10, 2010 |


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#98. Big Foot, starring Kevin Tenney. The whole family will enjoy huge laughs and giant, hairy adventures with this touching tale about a big-hearted Bigfoot. Lost in the forest, he befriends three kids, Percy, Madison and Leonard, who are determined to protect him. When two local bullies kidnap the legendary creature with plans to sell him to the highest bidder, it's up to his human buddies to rescue him and return him to his home.

#94. Minor Details: Someone's trying to make the students sick at the upscale boarding school, Danforth Academy! Abby, Paige, Claire and Taylor, join forces to solve the mystery. Could it be Mia or Riley - the girls who have everything that money can buy? Or Emily the know it all Principal's daughter? Maybe it's the wacky Sean Meneskie? Or the school's strange Professor Plume. Whoever it is, the four best friends are going to find out!<

#90. The Good Guy, starring Alexis Bledel, Anna Chumskly, Bryan Greenburg, and Scott Porter. Ambitious young New Yorker Beth (Alexis Bledel) wants it all: a good job, good friends and a good guy to share the city with. Of course that last one is trickiest of all, as Beth discovers when she falls hard for Tommy (Scott Porter), a handsome, young Wall Street hotshot. Just as everything seems to be falling into place, Beth meets Tommy's shy, clumsy co-worker Daniel (Bryan Greenberg) - and soon learns that the game of love in the big city is a lot like Wall Street - high risk, high reward ... and everybody has an angle.

#74. Ip Man: Behind ever great man there lies a teacher, and this was certainly true of Bruce Lee, who claimed as his mentor a martial arts expert named Ip Man (1893-1972). A genius of Wushu (or the Chinese martial arts school), Ip Man grew up in a China nearly ripped to pieces by racial hatred, nationalistic strife and warfare. He rose like a phoenix above these ashes, however, courtesy of his participation in matches against various Wushu masters and kung-fun warriors - ultimately training martial arts icons such as Lee. This biopic from director Wilson Yip dramatizes Ip's life story.

59. The Code, starring Morgan Freeman and Antonio Banderas. Directed by Mimi Leder. From acclaimed director Mimi Leder (Deep Impact), with an all-star action cast led by Morgan Freeman, Antonio Banderas and Radha Mitchell, "The Code" is full of deceit, thievery and twists at every turn. While pulling a down-and-dirty jewelry heist on a subway train, Gabriel (Banderas) encounters Ripley (Freeman), a legendary thief who was casing the same job. In spite of Gabriel's initial reluctance, Ripley manages to rope him into an impossible job: the theft of two priceless Faberge Imperial Eggs from the heavily guarded vault of a New York diamond wholesaler. The stakes rise for Gabriel and Ripley when Ripley's goddaughter (Mitchell) is kidnapped by the KGB. Staying one step ahead of the NYPD, the FBI, the diamond merchants and the vicious Russian KGB crime boss determined to have the priceless eggs for himself, Gabriel and Ripley must find a way to pull off the heist and make it out alive.

56. La Mission, starring Benjamin Bratt. Ex-convict and recovering alcoholic Che (Benjamin Bratt) gets by on his macho persona, but lives for the love of his son Jesse (Jeremy Ray Valdez). When he discovers that Jesse has been living a secret life, Che reacts violently and is forced to examine his actions and the life he lives. Powerful and challenging, La Mission is a moving portrayal of redemption and fatherhood.

36. Wild Child, starring Emma Roberts. Sixteen-year-old Poppy (Emma Roberts) is an LA teen diva who does what she wants, whenever she wants. But after an over-the-top prank pushes her father one step too far, she finds herself shipped off to the one place where everything will change: a British boarding school. No cell phones, no designer clothes...no way. Desperate to break free, she sets in motion the ultimate escape plan involving the head mistress' son - only to discover that this could be the reason she wants to stay. Co-starring Natasha Richardson, Aidan Quinn and Nick Frost, it's the fun and fabulous comedy that's LOL!

31. My Name is Khan: MY NAME IS KHAN is the triumphant story of an unconventional hero and the obstacles he must overcome to regain the love of his life. Rizvan Khan, a Muslim man who has Aspergers Syndrome, moves to San Francisco and falls in love with the beautiful Mandira. They marry and have a happy life; until September 11, 2001, when attitudes towards Muslims undergo an alarming change. After a series of tragic events leaves her devastated, Mandira splits from Rizvan, leaving him alone once again. To win her back, Rizvan embarks on a touching and inspiring journey across America to clear his name and prove his love to the woman who has captured his heart.

24. Unthinkable, starring Sam Jackson and Michael Sheen. A psychological thriller centered around a black-ops interrogator and an FBI agent who press a suspect terrorist into divulging the location of three nuclear weapons sets to detonate in the U.S.

3. The Joneses, starring David Duchovny and Demi Moore. Demi Moore and David Duchovny star as a seemingly perfect couple who, along with their equally perfect teenagers (Amber Heard and Ben Hollingsworth) move into an upscale gated community. The Joneses have better goods and game than any other family in town. The only problem is they're not a family - they are employees of a stealth marketing organization, and they know how to make everyone else want what they've got.


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