Best Movies of Mark Waters

Mean Girls (2004)

Aggregate Rating: 173 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 66 | Earnings: $86.05M

Cady Heron is a hit with The Plastics, the A-list girl clique at her new school, until she makes the mistake of falling for Aaron Samuels, the ex-boyfriend of alpha Plastic Regina George.

Freaky Friday (2003)

Aggregate Rating: 139 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 70 | Earnings: $110.22M

An overworked mother and her daughter do not get along. When they switch bodies, each is forced to adapt to the other's life for one freaky Friday.

The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)

Aggregate Rating: 132 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 62 | Earnings: $71.15M

Upon moving into the run-down Spiderwick Estate with their mother, twin brothers Jared and Simon Grace, along with their sister Mallory, find themselves pulled into an alternate world full of faeries and other creatures.

Mr. Popper's Penguins (2011)

Aggregate Rating: 125 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 53 | Earnings: $68.22M

The life of a businessman begins to change after he inherits six penguins, and as he transforms his apartment into a winter wonderland, his professional side starts to unravel.

The House of Yes (1997)

Aggregate Rating: 122 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 54 | Earnings: $0.62M

A mentally unbalanced young woman - who is convinced she is Jackie Kennedy - flies into a murderous rage when her brother returns home to reveal he is engaged.

Just Like Heaven (2005)

Aggregate Rating: 122 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 47 | Earnings: $48.29M

A lonely landscape architect falls for the spirit of the beautiful woman who used to live in his new apartment.

Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (2009)

Aggregate Rating: 99 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 34 | Earnings: $52.24M

While attending his brother's wedding, a serial womanizer is haunted by the ghosts of his past girlfriends.

Bad Santa 2 (2016)

Aggregate Rating: 95 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 38 | Earnings: $17.66M

Fueled by cheap whiskey, greed and hatred, Willie teams up once again with his angry little sidekick, Marcus, to knock off a Chicago charity on Christmas Eve.

Vampire Academy (2014)

Aggregate Rating: 91 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 31 | Earnings: $7.79M

Rose Hathaway is a Dhampir, half human-half vampire, a guardian of the Moroi, peaceful, mortal vampires living discreetly within our world. Her calling is to protect the Moroi from bloodthirsty, immortal Vampires, the Strigoi.

Head Over Heels (2001)

Aggregate Rating: 82 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 27 | Earnings: $10.40M

A young woman is attracted to a man despite her thinking she's seen him kill someone.