Best Comedy Movies of 2004

1.

Shrek 2

6.4
7.3/10 IMDB

Shrek, Fiona and Donkey set off to Far, Far Away to meet Fiona's mother and father. But not everyone is happy. Shrek and the King find it hard to get along, and there's tension in the marriage. The fairy godmother discovers that Shrek has married Fiona instead of her Son Prince Charming and sets about destroying their marriage.

Starring: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, Julie Andrews, Antonio Banderas, John Cleese, Rupert Everett, Jennifer Saunders, Cody Cameron, Conrad Vernon ..
Directed by: Kelly Asbury, Andrew Adamson, Conrad Vernon
Release date: 2004-05-19
2.

Shaun of the Dead

6.3
7.9/10 IMDB

Shaun lives a supremely uneventful life, which revolves around his girlfriend, his mother, and, above all, his local pub. This gentle routine is threatened when the dead return to life and make strenuous attempts to snack on ordinary Londoners.

Starring: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Kate Ashfield, Lucy Davis, Dylan Moran, Peter Serafinowicz, Rafe Spall, Penelope Wilton, Bill Nighy, Reece Shearsmith ..
Directed by: Edgar Wright
Release date: 2004-04-09
3.

The Terminal

6.2
7.4/10 IMDB

Viktor Navorski is a man without a country; his plane took off just as a coup d'etat exploded in his homeland, leaving it in shambles, and now he's stranded at Kennedy Airport, where he's holding a passport that nobody recognizes. While quarantined in the transit lounge until authorities can figure out what to do with him, Viktor simply goes on living – and courts romance with a beautiful flight attendant.

Starring: Tom Hanks, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Stanley Tucci, Chi McBride, Diego Luna, Barry Shabaka Henley, Kumar Pallana, Zoe Saldaña, Eddie Jones, Jude Ciccolella ..
Directed by: Steven Spielberg
Release date: 2004-06-17
4.

Sideways

6.0
7.5/10 IMDB

Two middle-aged men embark on a spiritual journey through Californian wine country. One is an unpublished novelist suffering from depression, and the other is only days away from walking down the aisle.

Starring: Paul Giamatti, Thomas Haden Church, Virginia Madsen, Sandra Oh, Marylouise Burke, Jessica Hecht, Missy Doty, Alysia Reiner, Shake Tukhmanyan, Shaun Duke ..
Directed by: Alexander Payne
Release date: 2004-10-22
5.

The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

5.9
7.2/10 IMDB

Renowned oceanographer Steve Zissou has sworn vengeance upon the rare shark that devoured a member of his crew. In addition to his regular team, he is joined on his boat by Ned, a man who believes Zissou to be his father, and Jane, a journalist pregnant by a married man. They travel the sea, all too often running into pirates and, perhaps more traumatically, various figures from Zissou's past, including his estranged wife, Eleanor.

Starring: Bill Murray, Anjelica Huston, Cate Blanchett, Willem Dafoe, Owen Wilson, Jeff Goldblum, Michael Gambon, Noah Taylor, Bud Cort, Seu Jorge ..
Directed by: Wes Anderson
Release date: 2004-12-10
6.

Garden State

5.9
7.4/10 IMDB

Andrew returns to his hometown for the funeral of his mother, a journey that reconnects him with past friends. The trip coincides with his decision to stop taking his powerful antidepressants. A chance meeting with Sam - a girl also suffering from various maladies - opens up the possibility of rekindling emotional attachments, confronting his psychologist father, and perhaps beginning a new life.

Starring: Zach Braff, Natalie Portman, Ian Holm, Peter Sarsgaard, Jean Smart, Armando Riesco, Jackie Hoffman, Method Man, Alex Burns, Ron Leibman ..
Directed by: Zach Braff
Release date: 2004-07-28
7.

Mean Girls

5.8
7.1/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Lizzy Caplan, Lacey Chabert, Amanda Seyfried, Tina Fey, Daniel Franzese, Jonathan Bennett, Tim Meadows, Amy Poehler ..
Directed by: Mark Waters
Release date: 2004-04-30
8.

The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie

5.8
7.1/10 IMDB

There's trouble brewing in Bikini Bottom. Someone has stolen King Neptune's crown, and it looks like Mr. Krab, SpongeBob's boss, is the culprit. Though he's just been passed over for the promotion of his dreams, SpongeBob stands by his boss, and along with his best pal Patrick, sets out on a treacherous mission to Shell City to reclaim the crown and save Mr. Krab's life.

Starring: Tom Kenny, Clancy Brown, Rodger Bumpass, Bill Fagerbakke, Carolyn Lawrence, Jeffrey Tambor, Scarlett Johansson, Alec Baldwin, David Hasselhoff, Mr. Lawrence ..
Directed by: Stephen Hillenburg, Mark Osborne
Release date: 2004-11-14
9.

50 First Dates

5.7
6.8/10 IMDB

Henry is a player skilled at seducing women. But when this veterinarian meets Lucy, a girl with a quirky problem when it comes to total recall, he realizes it's possible to fall in love all over again…and again, and again. That's because the delightful Lucy has no short-term memory, so Henry must woo her day after day until he finally sweeps her off her feet.

Starring: Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore, Rob Schneider, Sean Astin, Lusia Strus, Dan Aykroyd, Blake Clark, Amy Hill, Allen Covert, Maya Rudolph ..
Directed by: Peter Segal
Release date: 2004-02-13
10.

Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events

5.7
6.8/10 IMDB

Three wealthy children's parents are killed in a fire. When they are sent to a distant relative, they find out that he is plotting to kill them and seize their fortune.

Starring: Jim Carrey, Meryl Streep, Jude Law, Emily Browning, Liam Aiken, Kara Hoffman, Shelby Hoffman, Timothy Spall, Billy Connolly, Luis Guzmán ..
Directed by: Brad Silberling
Release date: 2004-12-16
11.

Super Size Me

5.7
7.2/10 IMDB

Morgan Spurlock subjects himself to a diet based only on McDonald's fast food three times a day for thirty days without exercising to try to prove why so many Americans are fat or obese. He submits himself to a complete check-up by three doctors, comparing his weight along the way, resulting in a scary conclusion.

Starring: Morgan Spurlock, Daryl Isaacs, Lisa Ganjhu, Stephen Siegel, Bridget Bennett, Eric Rowley, Mark Fenton, Alexandra Jamieson, John Banzhaf, David Satcher ..
Directed by: Morgan Spurlock
Release date: 2004-01-17
12.

Team America: World Police

5.7
7.2/10 IMDB

Team America World Police follows an international police force dedicated to maintaining global stability. Learning that dictator Kim Jong il is out to destroy the world, the team recruits Broadway star Gary Johnston to go undercover. With the help of Team America, Gary manages to uncover the plan to destroy the world. Will Team America be able to save it in time? It stars… Samuel L Jackson, Tim Robbins, Sean Penn, Michael Moore, Helen Hunt, Matt Damon, Susan Sarandon, George Clooney, Danny Glover, Ethan Hawke, Alec Baldwin… or does it?

Starring: Matt Stone, Kristen Miller, Masasa Moyo, Daran Norris, Maurice LaMarche, Trey Parker, Phil Hendrie, Chelsea Marguerite, Jeremy Shada, Fred Tatasciore ..
Directed by: Trey Parker
Release date: 2004-10-10
13.

Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy

5.7
7.1/10 IMDB

It's the 1970s and San Diego anchorman Ron Burgundy is the top dog in local TV, but that's all about to change when ambitious reporter Veronica Corningstone arrives as a new employee at his station.

Starring: Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Paul Rudd, David Koechner, Steve Carell, Fred Willard, Chris Parnell, Vince Vaughn, Luke Wilson, Ben Stiller ..
Directed by: Adam McKay
Release date: 2004-06-28
14.

The Polar Express

5.7
6.6/10 IMDB

When a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe.

Starring: Tom Hanks, Michael Jeter, Nona Gaye, Peter Scolari, Eddie Deezen, Leslie Zemeckis, Steven Tyler, Julene Renee, Chris Coppola, Charles Fleischer ..
Directed by: Robert Zemeckis
Release date: 2004-11-10
15.

Napoleon Dynamite

5.6
6.9/10 IMDB

A listless and alienated teenager decides to help his new friend win the class presidency in their small western high school, while he must deal with his bizarre family life back home.

Starring: Jon Heder, Aaron Ruell, Jon Gries, Efren Ramirez, Shondrella Avery, Haylie Duff, Tina Majorino, Diedrich Bader, Sandy Martin, Trevor Snarr ..
Directed by: Jared Hess, Menno
Release date: 2004-06-11
16.

Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle

5.5
7.0/10 IMDB

Nerdy accountant Harold and his irrepressible friend, Kumar, get stoned watching television and find themselves utterly bewitched by a commercial for White Castle. Convinced there must be one nearby, the two set out on a late-night odyssey that takes them deep into New Jersey. Somehow, the boys manage to run afoul of rednecks, cops and even a car-stealing Neil Patrick Harris before getting anywhere near their beloved sliders.

Starring: John Cho, Kal Penn, Paula Garcés, Neil Patrick Harris, David Krumholtz, Malin Åkerman, Brooke D'Orsay, Steve Braun, Fred Willard, Rob Tinkler ..
Directed by: Danny Leiner
Release date: 2004-05-30
17.

The Girl Next Door

5.5
6.7/10 IMDB

Exceptionally ambitious high schooler Matthew has aspirations for a career in politics when he falls in love with his gorgeous 19-year-old neighbor, Danielle. But Matthew's bright future is jeopardized when he finds Danielle was once a porn star. As Danielle's past catches up with her, Matthew's love for her forces him to re-evaluate his goals.

Starring: Emile Hirsch, Elisha Cuthbert, Timothy Olyphant, James Remar, Chris Marquette, Paul Dano, Timothy Bottoms, Amanda Swisten, Brian Kolodziej, Julie Osburn ..
Directed by: Luke Greenfield
Release date: 2004-04-09
18.

EuroTrip

5.4
6.6/10 IMDB

When Scott learns that his longtime cyber-buddy from Berlin is a gorgeous young woman, he and his friends embark on a trip across Europe.

Starring: Scott Mechlowicz, Jacob Pitts, Kristin Kreuk, Cathy Meils, Nial Iskhakov, Michelle Trachtenberg, Travis Wester, Matt Damon, Molly Schade, Jakki Degg ..
Directed by: Jeff Schaffer
Release date: 2004-02-20
19.

Meet the Fockers

5.3
6.3/10 IMDB

Hard-to-crack ex-CIA man Jack Byrnes and his wife Dina head for the warmer climes of Florida to meet the parents of their son-in-law-to-be, Greg Focker. Unlike their happily matched offspring, the future in-laws find themselves in a situation of opposites that definitely do not attract.

Starring: Ben Stiller, Teri Polo, Robert De Niro, Dustin Hoffman, Barbra Streisand, Blythe Danner, Tim Blake Nelson, Alanna Ubach, Shelley Berman, Owen Wilson ..
Directed by: Jay Roach
Release date: 2004-12-22
20.

DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story

5.3
6.7/10 IMDB

When megalomaniacal White Goodman, the owner of a trendy, high-end fitness center, makes a move to take over the struggling local gym run by happy-go-lucky Pete La Fleur, there's only one way for La Fleur to fight back: dodgeball. Aided by a dodgeball guru and Goodman's attorney, La Fleur and his rag-tag team of underdogs launch a knock-down, drag-out battle in which the winner takes all.

Starring: Vince Vaughn, Christine Taylor, Ben Stiller, Rip Torn, Justin Long, Stephen Root, Joel David Moore, Chris Williams, Alan Tudyk, Missi Pyle ..
Directed by: Rawson Marshall Thurber
Release date: 2004-06-18
21.

13 Going on 30

5.3
6.2/10 IMDB

After total humiliation at her thirteenth birthday party, Jenna Rink wants to just hide until she's thirty. With a little magic, her wish is granted, but it turns out that being thirty isn't as always as awesome as she thought it would be!

Starring: Jennifer Garner, Mark Ruffalo, Judy Greer, Andy Serkis, Christa B. Allen, Sean Marquette, Alexandra Kyle, Kathy Baker, Phil Reeves, Lynn Collins ..
Directed by: Gary Winick
Release date: 2004-04-13
22.

The Lion King 1½

5.3
6.5/10 IMDB

Timon the meerkat and Pumbaa the warthog are best pals and the unsung heroes of the African savanna. This prequel to the smash Disney animated adventure takes you back -- way back -- before Simba's adventure began. You'll find out all about Timon and Pumbaa and tag along as they search for the perfect home and attempt to raise a rambunctious lion cub.

Starring: Nathan Lane, Ernie Sabella, Julie Kavner, Jerry Stiller, Matthew Broderick, Robert Guillaume, Moira Kelly, Whoopi Goldberg, Cheech Marin, Jim Cummings ..
Directed by: Bradley Raymond
Release date: 2004-02-06
23.

Saving Face

5.3
7.4/10 IMDB

A Chinese-American lesbian and her traditionalist mother are reluctant to go public with secret loves that clash against cultural expectations.

Starring: Michelle Krusiec, Joan Chen, Lynn Chen, Ato Essandoh, Jessica Hecht, Jin Wang, Guang Lan Koh, David Shih, Brian Yang, Nathanel Geng ..
Directed by: Alice Wu
Release date: 2004-09-12
24.

Ella Enchanted

5.2
6.3/10 IMDB

Ella lives in a magical world in which each child, at the moment of their birth, is given a virtuous "gift" from a fairy godmother. Ella's so-called gift, however, is obedience. This birthright proves itself to be quite the curse once Ella finds herself in the hands of several unscrupulous characters whom she quite literally cannot disobey. Determined to gain control of her life and decisions, Ella sets off on a journey to find her fairy godmother who she hopes will lift the curse. The path, however, isn't easy -- Ella must outwit a slew of unpleasant obstacles including ogres, giants, wicked stepsisters, elves and Prince Charmont's evil uncle, who wants to take over the crown and rule the kingdom.

Starring: Anne Hathaway, Hugh Dancy, Cary Elwes, Vivica A. Fox, Joanna Lumley, Jimi Mistry, Steve Coogan, Aidan McArdle, Heidi Klum, Jim Carter ..
Directed by: Tommy O'Haver
Release date: 2004-04-09
Best Comedy Movies of 2004 : Six Shooter
25.

Six Shooter

5.2
7.4/10 IMDB

A black and bloody Irish comedy about a sad train journey where an older man, whose wife has died that morning, encounters a strange and possibly psychotic young oddball...

Starring: Brendan Gleeson, Rúaidhrí Conroy, David Wilmot, Aisling O'Sullivan, Gary Lydon, Domhnall Gleeson, David Murray, David Pearse ..
Directed by: Martin McDonagh
Release date: 2004-10-14
26.

Shall We Dance?

5.2
6.1/10 IMDB

Upon first sight of a beautiful instructor, a bored and overworked estate lawyer signs up for ballroom dancing lessons.

Starring: Richard Gere, Jennifer Lopez, Susan Sarandon, Lisa Ann Walter, Stanley Tucci, Anita Gillette, Bobby Cannavale, Omar Benson Miller, Tamara Hope, Stark Sands ..
Directed by: Peter Chelsom
Release date: 2004-10-15
27.

White Chicks

5.2
5.7/10 IMDB

Two FBI agent brothers, Marcus and Kevin Copeland, accidentally foil a drug bust. To avoid being fired they accept a mission escorting a pair of socialites to the Hamptons--but when the girls are disfigured in a car accident, they refuse to go. Left without options, Marcus and Kevin decide to pose as the sisters, transforming themselves from black men into rich white women.

Starring: Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Jaime King, Frankie Faison, Maitland Ward, Anne Dudek, Lochlyn Munro, John Heard, Busy Philipps, Jessica Cauffiel ..
Directed by: Keenen Ivory Wayans
Release date: 2004-06-23
28.

Barbie as The Princess & the Pauper

5.2
6.9/10 IMDB

Princess Anneliese finds an unexpected friendship when she meets her humble look-alike, Erika.

Starring: Kelly Sheridan, Roger Monk, Garry Chalk, Janyse Jaud, Pam Hyatt, Melissa Lyons, Julie Stevens, Mark Hildreth, Mark Luna, Alessandro Juliani ..
Directed by: William Lau
Release date: 2004-09-28
29.

It's All Gone Pete Tong

5.2
7.2/10 IMDB

Its All Gone Pete Tong is a comedy following the tragic life of the legendary Frankie Wilde. The story takes us through Frankie's life from being one of the best DJs alive, through a subsequent battle with a hearing disorder, culminating in his mysterious disappearance from the scene.

Starring: Paul Kaye, Kate Magowan, Neil Maskell, Beatriz Batarda, Pete Tong, Mike Wilmot, Tim Plester, Paul Spence, Steve Oram, Carl Cox ..
Directed by: Michael Dowse
Release date: 2004-09-12
30.

Spanglish

5.2
6.4/10 IMDB

Mexican immigrant and single mother Flor Moreno finds housekeeping work with Deborah and John Clasky, a well-off couple with two children of their own. When Flor admits she can't handle the schedule because of her daughter, Cristina, Deborah decides they should move into the Clasky home. Cultures clash and tensions run high as Flor and the Claskys struggle to share space while raising their children on their own, and very different, terms.

Starring: Adam Sandler, Téa Leoni, Paz Vega, Cloris Leachman, Shelbie Bruce, Sarah Steele, Ian Hyland, Cecilia Suárez, Sarah Hyland, Spencer Locke ..
Directed by: James L. Brooks
Release date: 2004-12-17
31.

Shark Tale

5.1
6.0/10 IMDB

Oscar is a small fish whose big aspirations often get him into trouble. Meanwhile, Lenny is a great white shark with a surprising secret that no sea creature would guess: He's a vegetarian. When a lie turns Oscar into an improbable hero and Lenny becomes an outcast, the two form an unlikely friendship.

Starring: Will Smith, Robert De Niro, Renée Zellweger, Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Ziggy Marley, Martin Scorsese, David P. Smith, Doug E. Doug, Michael Imperioli ..
Directed by: Bibo Bergeron, Vicky Jenson, Rob Letterman, James Schaffrillas
Release date: 2004-09-20
32.

Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason

5.1
6.0/10 IMDB

Bridget Jones is becoming uncomfortable in her relationship with Mark Darcy. Apart from discovering that he's a conservative voter, she has to deal with a new boss, a strange contractor and the worst vacation of her life.

Starring: Renée Zellweger, Hugh Grant, Colin Firth, Jim Broadbent, Gemma Jones, Celia Imrie, James Faulkner, Jacinda Barrett, Sally Phillips, Shirley Henderson ..
Directed by: Beeban Kidron
Release date: 2004-11-10
33.

The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement

5.1
5.8/10 IMDB

Mia Thermopolis is now a college graduate and on her way to Genovia to take up her duties as princess. Her best friend Lilly also joins her for the summer. Mia continues her 'princess lessons'- riding horses side-saddle, archery, and other royal. But her complicated life is turned upside down once again when she not only learns that she is to take the crown as queen earlier than expected...

Starring: Anne Hathaway, Julie Andrews, Hector Elizondo, John Rhys-Davies, Heather Matarazzo, Chris Pine, Callum Blue, Larry Miller, Raven-Symoné, Kathleen Marshall ..
Directed by: Garry Marshall
Release date: 2004-08-06
34.

Garth Marenghi's Darkplace

5.1
8.5/10 IMDB

In the 1980s horror writer Garth Marenghi wrote, produced, directed and starred in Darkplace, a groundbreaking series set in a hospital and exploring the depths of the author's imagination. At least that's what Marenghi and his publicist/co-star, Dean Learner, claim in modern-day interviews which both bookend and interrupt the episodes. In fact the show is cheap, clichéd, full of gaping plot holes and startlingly misogynist. Garth Marenghi is a creation of comedian Matthew Holness, who won a Perrier award with the character at the 2001 Edinburgh festival.

Starring: Richard Ayoade, Matt Berry, Matthew Holness, Alice Lowe, Kim Noble, Julian Barratt ..
Directed by: Richard Ayoade
Release date: 2004-01-29
Best Comedy Movies of 2004 : Looney Tunes Spotlight Collection: The Premiere Edition
35.

Looney Tunes Spotlight Collection: The Premiere Edition

5.1
8.4/10 IMDB

28 of the very best animated shorts starring the very wackiest Warner Bros. cartoon characters. It's an unprecedented animation celebration for cartoon lovers eager to relive the heady, hilarious, golden age of Warner Bros. animation.

Release date: 2004-09-14
36.

A Cinderella Story

5.1
5.9/10 IMDB

Routinely exploited by her wicked stepmother, the downtrodden Samantha Montgomery is excited about the prospect of meeting her Internet beau at the school's Halloween dance.

Starring: Hilary Duff, Jennifer Coolidge, Chad Michael Murray, Dan Byrd, Regina King, Julie Gonzalo, Lin Shaye, Madeline Zima, Andrea Avery, Mary Pat Gleason ..
Directed by: Mark Rosman
Release date: 2004-07-10
37.

Latter Days

5.1
7.0/10 IMDB

Christian, a hunky, 20-something, West Hollywood party boy gets more than he bargains for when he tries to seduce 19-year-old Elder Aaron Davis, a sexually confused Mormon missionary who moves into his apartment complex.

Starring: Steve Sandvoss, Wes Ramsey, Jacqueline Bisset, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Rebekah Johnson, Mary Kay Place, Erik Palladino, Amber Benson, Khary Payton, Rob McElhenney ..
Directed by: C. Jay Cox
Release date: 2004-01-30
38.

The Ladykillers

5.1
6.2/10 IMDB

An eccentric, if not charming Southern professor and his crew pose as a band in order to rob a casino, all under the nose of his unsuspecting landlord – a sharp old woman.

Starring: Tom Hanks, Irma P. Hall, Marlon Wayans, J.K. Simmons, Tzi Ma, Ryan Hurst, Diane Delano, George Wallace, John McConnell, Jason Weaver ..
Directed by: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
Release date: 2004-03-25
39.

Stage Beauty

5.0
7.1/10 IMDB

Humble Maria, who outfits top London theater star Ned Kynaston, takes none of the credit for the male actor's success at playing women. And because this is the 17th century, Maria, like other females, is prohibited from pursuing her dream of acting. But when powerful people support her, King Charles II lifts the ban on female stage performers. And just as Maria aided Ned, she needs his help to learn her new profession.

Starring: Claire Danes, Billy Crudup, Derek Hutchinson, Mark Letheren, Tom Wilkinson, Ben Chaplin, Hugh Bonneville, Fenella Woolgar, Richard Griffiths, Clare Higgins ..
Directed by: Richard Eyre
Release date: 2004-09-03
Best Comedy Movies of 2004 : Dave Chappelle: For What It's Worth
40.

Dave Chappelle: For What It's Worth

5.0
8.5/10 IMDB

Comedian Dave Chappelle does what he does best in this outrageous and hilarious standup performance, which allows him to push the envelope far beyond what he does on his TV show. Taped in San Francisco at the famed Fillmore, Chappelle lets loose on such topics as black celebrities, what it's like to have raunchy fans of his TV show approach him while he's trying to enjoy Disneyland with his kids, Michael Jackson, Kobe Bryant... and crackheads, of course. It's comedy Chappelle-style and, for what it's worth, no one is safe from his barbs. But you already knew that!

Starring: Dave Chappelle ..
Directed by: Stan Lathan
Release date: 2004-09-04
41.

Starsky & Hutch

5.0
6.1/10 IMDB

Join uptight David Starsky and laid-back Ken "Hutch" Hutchinson as they're paired for the first time as undercover cops. The new partners must overcome their differences to solve an important case with help from street informant Huggy Bear and persuasive criminal Reese Feldman.

Starring: Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Snoop Dogg, Fred Williamson, Vince Vaughn, Juliette Lewis, Jason Bateman, Carmen Electra, Will Ferrell, Amy Smart ..
Directed by: Todd Phillips
Release date: 2004-03-05
42.

Along Came Polly

4.9
6.0/10 IMDB

Reuben Feffer is a guy who's spent his entire life playing it safe. Polly Prince is irresistible as a free-spirit who lives for the thrill of the moment. When these two comically mismatched souls collide, Reuben's world is turned upside down, as he makes an uproarious attempt to change his life from middle-of-the-road to totally-out-there.

Starring: Ben Stiller, Jennifer Aniston, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Debra Messing, Alec Baldwin, Hank Azaria, Bryan Brown, Michele Lee, Bob Dishy, Missi Pyle ..
Directed by: John Hamburg
Release date: 2004-01-16
Best Comedy Movies of 2004 : Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars
43.

Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars

4.9
8.2/10 IMDB

Sixty days on and Rygel is retrieving pieces of John and Aeryn from the sea bed. The Diagnosan re-crystalises them and they start getting to know the local species. Meanwhile, Scorpius and Sikozu are aboard a Peacekeeper Command Carrier on a recon mission. They attack a Scarren ship, which provokes the Scarrens into declaring war on The Peacekeepers.

Release date: 2004-01-01
44.

Mulan II

4.9
5.6/10 IMDB

Fa Mulan gets the surprise of her young life when her love, Captain Li Shang asks for her hand in marriage. Before the two can have their happily ever after, the Emperor assigns them a secret mission, to escort three princesses to Chang'an, China. Mushu is determined to drive a wedge between the couple after he learns that he will lose his guardian job if Mulan marries into the Li family.

Starring: Ming-Na Wen, BD Wong, Mark Moseley, Lucy Liu, Harvey Fierstein, Sandra Oh, Gedde Watanabe, Lauren Tom, Pat Morita, George Takei ..
Directed by: Darrell Rooney, Lynne Southerland
Release date: 2004-11-03
45.

Around the World in 80 Days

4.9
5.8/10 IMDB

A bet pits a British inventor, a Chinese thief and a French artist on a worldwide adventure that they can circle the globe in 80 days.

Starring: Jackie Chan, Steve Coogan, Cécile de France, Robert Fyfe, Jim Broadbent, Ian McNeice, David Ryall, Roger Hammond, Adam Godley, Will Forte ..
Directed by: Frank Coraci
Release date: 2004-06-16
46.

Millions

4.8
6.8/10 IMDB

Two boys, still grieving the death of their mother, find themselves the unwitting benefactors of a bag of bank robbery loot in the week before the United Kingdom switches its official currency to the Euro. What's a kid to do?

Starring: Alexander Nathan Etel, Lewis McGibbon, James Nesbitt, Daisy Donovan, Christopher Fulford, Enzo Cilenti, Alun Armstrong, Jane Hogarth, Pearce Quigley, Nasser Memarzia ..
Directed by: Danny Boyle
Release date: 2004-04-29
47.

The Life and Death of Peter Sellers

4.8
6.9/10 IMDB

The turbulent personal and professional life of actor Peter Sellers (1925-1980), from his beginnings as a comic performer on BBC Radio to his huge success as one of the greatest film comedians of all time; an obsessive artist so dedicated to his work that neglected his loved ones and sacrificed part of his own personality to convincingly create that of his many memorable characters.

Starring: Geoffrey Rush, Charlize Theron, Emily Watson, John Lithgow, Miriam Margolyes, Peter Vaughan, Sonia Aquino, Stanley Tucci, Stephen Fry, Henry Goodman ..
Directed by: Stephen Hopkins
Release date: 2004-10-01
48.

Saved!

4.8
6.7/10 IMDB

Mary is a good Christian girl who goes to a good Christian high school where she has good Christian friends and a perfect Christian boyfriend. Her life seems perfect, until the day that she finds out that her boyfriend may be gay — and that she’s pregnant.

Starring: Jena Malone, Mandy Moore, Macaulay Culkin, Patrick Fugit, Heather Matarazzo, Eva Amurri Martino, Martin Donovan, Mary-Louise Parker, Chad Faust, Elizabeth Thai ..
Directed by: Brian Dannelly
Release date: 2004-01-21
Best Comedy Movies of 2004 : Palindromes
49.

Palindromes

4.8
6.7/10 IMDB

Aviva is thirteen, awkward and sensitive. Her mother Joyce is warm and loving, as is her father, Steve, a regular guy who does have a fierce temper from time to time. The film revolves around her family, friends and neighbors.

Starring: Matthew Faber, Angela Pietropinto, Bill Buell, Emani Sledge, Ellen Barkin, Richard Masur, Jennifer Jason Leigh, John Gemberling, Stephen Adly Guirgis, Debra Monk ..
Directed by: Todd Solondz
Release date: 2004-09-03
50.

Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed

4.7
5.1/10 IMDB

When Mystery, Inc. are guests of honor at the grand opening of the Coolsville Museum of Criminology, a masked villain shows up and creates havoc before stealing the costumes of the gang's most notorious villains...Could it be that their nemesis, mad scientist Jonathan Jacobo has returned and is trying to recreate their deadliest foes?

Starring: Freddie Prinze Jr., Sarah Michelle Gellar, Matthew Lillard, Linda Cardellini, Seth Green, Peter Boyle, Tim Blake Nelson, Alicia Silverstone, Neil Fanning, Pat O'Brien ..
Directed by: Raja Gosnell
Release date: 2004-03-24

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