Reviews and Ratings for movies starring 'America Ferrera'

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Cesar Chavez

It's hard to actively dislike Cesar Chavez, Diego Luna's bio-pic of Cesar Chavez, the co-founder of the National Farm Workers Association. Chavez looms large in the pantheon of 1960s/70s Civil Rights activists and the movie gives him his due, attem...

Run Time: 1:41
U.S. Release Date: 2014-03-28
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Diego Luna
Cast: Michael Pena, Rosario Dawson, America Ferrera, ...
End of Watch

The problem with End of Watch, a gripping police drama, is director David Ayer's stylistic decision to shoot nearly the entire movie tripod-less. Or, to put it another way, there's a whole lotta shakin' going on. Much of End of Watch could almost f...

Run Time: 1:49
U.S. Release Date: 2012-09-21
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, Drugs)
Genre: DRAMA/THRILLER
Director: David Ayer
Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Pena, Natalie Martinez, ...
How to Train Your Dragon

Seen in standard digital 3-D. When Dreamworks released Shrek in 2001, it appeared the company was ready to challenge Disney/Pixar in the family film arena. Since then, however, Dreamworks' animated efforts have been made more with kids in mind ...

Run Time: 1:38
U.S. Release Date: 2010-03-26
MPAA Rating: "PG"
Genre: ANIMATED
Director: Chris Sanders, Dean DeBlois
Cast: (voices) Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera, Gerard Butler, ...
How to Train Your Dragon 2

It's an axiom of the filmmaking industry that any time an animated movie shows a profit, it instantly becomes the foundation for a franchise. Unfortunately, when money drives creative decisions, it's like the cart pulling the horse. Take away the f...

Run Time: 1:42
U.S. Release Date: 2014-06-13
MPAA Rating: "PG"
Genre: ANIMATED
Director: Dean DeBlois
Cast: (voices) Jay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett, Gerard Butler, ...
How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

The third (and likely final) installment of the How to Train Your Dragon trilogy, The Hidden World, continues a trend that started with the previous film: muting adult-friendly content in favor of material with a greater appeal to kids. Althoug...

Run Time: 1:44
U.S. Release Date: 2019-02-22
MPAA Rating: "PG"
Genre: Animated/Adventure
Director: Dean DeBlois
Cast: Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera, F. Murray Abraham, ...
Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2, The

The strength of The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2, like its unnumbered predecessor, lies in the appeal and complexity of the characters. The four friends who form the backbone of the narrative are warm, believable individuals. We like them. ...

Run Time: 1:57
U.S. Release Date: 2008-08-06
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Sexual Situations)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Sanaa Hamri
Cast: Alexis Bledel, America Ferrera, Blake Lively, ...
Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, The

I am unquestionably not a member of the target demographic for Ken Kwapis' (He Said, She Said) The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, but that didn't prevent me from enjoying it. Although there's plenty of manipulation to be found in this motion p...

Run Time: 2:00
U.S. Release Date: 2005-06-01
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Profanity)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Ken Kwapis
Cast: Amber Tamblyn, Alexis Bledel, America Ferrera, ...
Under the Same Moon

It would be easy to get hung up on the illegal immigration issue when discussing Under the Same Moon. Indeed, the filmmakers don't make a secret of their feelings about it; they believe the current policy to be repressive and biased. However, the...

Run Time: 1:46
U.S. Release Date: 2008-03-21
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Mature Themes)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Patricia Riggen
Cast: Kate del Castillo, Engenio Derbez, Adrian Alonso, ...