Easily the best movie ever made based on a board game, 1985’s Clue is also just one of the best comedies ever made as well, as Tim Curry leads an all-star cast of suspects through trying to figure out Whodunnit in the murder of the mysterious Mr. Boddy.
Before he takes on Dom Toretto and the Fast Family in F9 this weekend, we’re throwing back to John Cena’s action hero debut with 2006’s wonderfully ridiculous The Marine, which you can watch in the latest Everything Action Theater.
Coming out a few years after Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Mel Brooks took aim at that movie, and prior Robin Hood adaptations, for his 90s spoof Robin Hood: Men in Tights, starring Cary Elwes as the bow-wielding Robin of Loxley.
Ivan Reitman’s Evolution debuted in theaters in June of 2001 and, clearly expecting it to be a much bigger hit than it was, an animated series arrived in the fall of that year on Fox Kids, Alienators: Evolution Continues, which kept some of the characters and general premise but changed things into a sort of Extreme Ghostbusters style show where a special team was created to battle the threat of alien mutations that arrive on Earth on a meteor.
Paul WS Anderson put a steampunk spin on Alexandre Dumas’ classic story of The Three Musketeers back in 2011 with an all-star cast including Milla Jovovich, Matthew Macfadyen, Mads Mikkelsen, Logan Lerman, Orlando Bloom, Ray Stevenson, Luke Evans and Christoph Waltz.
1994 was a gigantic year for Jim Carrey as Dumb and Dumber, Ace Ventura, and The Mask all hit that year and launched him into the stratosphere of comedic superstardom. You can watch The Mask in the latest Everything Action Theater thanks to YouTube.