2002 MOVIE RECAP
     Our 29 raters rated 155  2002 movies a total of 841 times.  That compares to 29 raters rating 145 movies a total of 856 times
in 2001, and 24 raters rating 154 movies 734 times in 2000.  Sixty-eight movies were rated at least 5 times compared with 78
movies in 2001 and 54 in 2000.  
     Road to Perdition was rated the most times (22).  A Beautiful Mind was rated the most times in 2001 also with 22 ratings 
and Erin Brockovich was rated the most times in 2000 (19).   Antwon Fisher had the highest average in 2002 with 93.4 by 5
raters.   A Beautiful Mind had the highest average in 2001 as 22 raters averaged 93.9 while Finding Forester had the  highest
average rating in 2000 with a 92.3 average.  Prior winners were: 1999 - South Park, Bigger & Longer, 9 critics for a 93.3
average, 1998 Patch Adams, 8 raters for 95.4 average,  1997 Rainmaker 6 critics saw for 91 average, 1996 Sling Blade 3
critics for 90 average, and 1995 Braveheart 4 for 92 average.
     Antwone Fisher became the highest rated movie of the year on the last ratings I received yesterday!!  The 4th and
5th ratings for the movie were received minutes before the deadline and were the last ratings accepted.
    We had 20 raters on the honor roll as they all rated at least 20 movies.  That compares with 22 in 2001 and 13 in 2000.
 Rookie was the top rated movie by 4 raters, Chicago by 3 and Start Wars by 3 raters.  In 2001 A Beautiful Mind was 10 
raters top movie and 3 more had them  their 2nd highest rated movie.  
     It took 34 ratings to make the top 10 compared with 38 ratings in 2001 and 33 ratings in 2000. 
     See below for the top 20 movies based on times seen and average rating, the 10 worst movies
of the year, all honor roll raters top 5 and top ten raters for 2002.
     Thanks to all the raters that rated movies in 2002.  
 
TOP 20 MOVIES BASED
TOP 20 MOVIES BASED  ON RATINGS (SEEN BY 
ON TIMES SEEN AT LEAST 5 RATERS)
# AVG # AVG
PL TITLE RATING RATING PL TITLE RATING RATING
1 Road to Perdition 20 88.3 1 Antwone Fisher 5 93.4
2 My Big Fat Greek Wedding 18 90.2 2 Rookie 13 92.2
2 Bourne Idenity, The 18 90.2 3 Pianist 5 92.0
4 Catch Me if You Can 17 88.7 4 About a Boy 16 91.8
4 Minority Report 17 88.9 5 Hart's War 7 91.3
6 Sum of All Fears, The 16 86.9 6 Chicago 13 91.2
6 Austin Powers in Goldmember 16 86.2 7 Bourne Idenity, The 18 90.2
6 About a Boy 16 91.8 7 My Big Fat Greek Wedding 18 90.2
9 Spider-Man 15 87.4 9 Red Dragon 11 90.0
9 Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones 15 88.7 10 Count of Monte Cristo, The 7 89.7
9 We Were Soldiers 15 87.2 11 White Oleander 6 89.3
12 Changing Lanes 14 86.9 12 Frida 7 89.1
13 Chicago 13 91.2 13 Signs 13 88.9
13 Rookie 13 92.2 13 Minority Report 17 88.9
13 Signs 13 88.9 15 Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones 15 88.7
13 Unfaithful 13 83.3 15 Catch Me if You Can 17 88.7
17 Insomnia 12 87.8 17 Maid in Manhattan 9 88.6
17 Mr. Deeds 12 83.1 18 About Schmidt 12 88.5
17 About Schmidt 12 88.5 19 Road to Perdition 20 88.3
17 Blood Work 12 86.8 20 Lord of the Rings - The Two Towers 9 88.1
       
20 Thirteen Days 11 88.1 TEN WORST MOVIES OF THE YEAR PER
OUR RATERS - (SEEN AT LEAST 5 TIMES)
RATING OF FIVE ACADEMY AWARD NOMINEES # AVG
# AVG PL TITLE RATING RATING
PL TITLE RATING RATING 1 Time Machine 5 77.0
1 Pianist 5 92.0 1 Analyze That 5 77.0
2 Chicago 13 91.2 3 Trapped 6 80.0
3 Lord of the Rings - The Two Towers 9 88.1 4 Scooby-Doo 9 80.3
4 Hours 5 83.4 5 Die Another Day 10 81.4
5 Gangs of New York 11 82.7 6 Ice Age 6 82.2
7 Gangs of New York 11 82.7
NOTE:  I changed all ratings below 65 to 65 so not to distort  8 Men in Black II 11 83.0
the averages.  If I would not have changed the ratings, Gangs  8 Barbershop 5 83.0
of New York would have been the worst rated movie of the 10 Mr. Deeds 12 83.1
year with a 66.8 ratings based on three ratings of 0, 0, and 20 10 City by the Sea 7 83.1
TOP FIVE MOVIES BY ALL 21 RATERS (HONOR ROLL) THAT SAW AT LEAST 20 MOVIES: (# rated in parenthesis)  
Kim Bays (21) Tom Bays (54)
1 Road to Perdition 96 1 Blade II 98
2 Catch Me if You Can 95 2 Minority Report 97
2 Hart's War 95 3 We Were Soldiers 96
2 My Big Fat Greek Wedding 95 4 My Big Fat Greek Wedding 95
2 About a Boy 95 4 About a Boy 95
2 Minority Report   95 4 Spider-Man 95
     
Andy Corn (26)   Andrew Hazelwood (31)
1 Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones 99 1 Road to Perdition   98
2 Lord of the Rings - The Two Towers 98 2 We Were Soldiers 97
3 Bowling for Columbine 95 3 Catch Me if You Can 95
4 Signs 94 3 Lord of the Rings - The Two Towers 95
5 Catch Me if You Can 93 3 Spider-Man 95
5 Road to Perdition   93    
 
  Betty Huckaba (30) Bill Huckaba  (30)
1 Changing Lanes 92 1 Antwone Fisher 94
1 About a Boy 92 2 Changing Lanes 92
1 Rookie 92 2 Blood Work 92
1 Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood 92 2 High Crimes 92
1 Bangar Sisters 92 5 My Big Fat Greek Wedding 91
    5 White Oleander 91
Mike Juarez (40)   5 Unfaithful 91
1 Chicago 95
2 Road to Perdition 92   Dan Hutchison (22)  
2 Frida 92 1 Hart's War 97
4 Rookie 91 2 Antwone Fisher 95
4 About Schmidt 91 2 Rookie 95
4 Signs 91 2 Collateral Damage 95
    5 Insomnia 93
     
  Gabe Maxwell (53) Luis Melo (40)
1 Chicago 94 1 Minority Report 96
2 Minority Report 92 1 About a Boy 94
2 Good Girl, The 92 3 Chicago 94
2 Red Dragon 92 4 8 Mile 94
5 Ring, The 91 5 Road to Perdition 93
5 Comedian 91 Bourne Idenity, The 93
Frida   93
  Cindy Nichols (35)        
1 My Big Fat Greek Wedding 98   Tamra Panter-Broughton (30)  
2 About a Boy 95 1 Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones 97
2 Chicago 95 2 Frality 95
2 Rookie 95 3 Red Dragon 95
2 Harry Potter and the Chamber of ?Secrets 95 4 Bourne Idenity, The 94
2 Bowling for Columbine 95 5 Road to Perdition 93
      6 Knockaround Guys   93
Jean Raymore (21)        
1 Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood 98   Gale Slagle (36)  
1 Blood Work   98 1 Catch Me if You Can 89
3 We Were Soldiers 97 2 Bourne Idenity, The 87
4 Maid in Manhattan 92 3 John Q 86
4 Rookie 92 4 Signs 85
4 K-19: The Widowmaker 92 4 Men in Black II   85
    4 Die Another Day 85
Bonnie Shaffstall (34) 4 Enough 85
1 Rookie   98 4 Enigma 85
1 Antwone Fisher 98  
3 Maid in Manhattan 95 John Slagle (40)
3 My Big Fat Greek Wedding 95 1 Rookie 94
3 One Hour Photo 95 2 Dragonfly 92
3 Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood 95 3 Catch Me if You Can 91
3 Blood Work 95 3 Bourne Idenity, The   91
3 Far From Heaven 95 5 Sum of All Fears, The 89
       
  Nelson Slagle (104)     Tammy Slagle (21)  
1 Rookie 93 1 Chicago 100
1 Walk to Remember, A 93 2 Pianist 95
3 John Q 91 3 About Schmidt 92
3 Snow Dogs 91 4 Changing Lanes 90
5 Emperor's Club, The 90 4 Rookie   90
       
  Jon Stapp (44)    Scott Van Camp (34)  
1 Bourne Idenity, The 98 1 Bowling for Columbine 96
1 Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones 98 2 My Big Fat Greek Wedding 95
1 Super Troopers 98 3 Harry Potter and the Chamber of ?Secrets 94
4 Catch Me if You Can 96 4 About a Boy 92
5 Sum of All Fears, The 95 5 Five movies tied 90
5 Hart's War 95
5 Road to Perdition 95 2001
5 Signs 95 2002 Ratings
TOP TEN MOVIE RATERS Ratings (if top 10)
  1 Nelson Slagle 104 113
  2 Tom Bays  54
  3 Gabe Maxwell 53 47
  4 Jon Stapp 44 61
  5 Mike Juarez 40 38
  5 Luis Melo 40 36
  5 John Slagle 40
8 Gale Slagle 36
9 Cindy Nichols 35
10 Scott VanCamp 34 43
10 Bonnie Shaffstall 34