Best Movies of 2005

1.

Batman Begins

6.8
8.2/10 IMDB

Driven by tragedy, billionaire Bruce Wayne dedicates his life to uncovering and defeating the corruption that plagues his home, Gotham City. Unable to work within the system, he instead creates a new identity, a symbol of fear for the criminal underworld - The Batman.

Starring: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Liam Neeson, Katie Holmes, Gary Oldman, Cillian Murphy, Tom Wilkinson, Rutger Hauer, Ken Watanabe, Morgan Freeman ..
Directed by: Christopher Nolan
Release date: 2005-06-10
2.

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

6.7
7.7/10 IMDB

When Harry Potter's name emerges from the Goblet of Fire, he becomes a competitor in a grueling battle for glory among three wizarding schools—the Triwizard Tournament. But since Harry never submitted his name for the Tournament, who did? Now Harry must confront a deadly dragon, fierce water demons and an enchanted maze only to find himself in the cruel grasp of He Who Must Not Be Named.

Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Ralph Fiennes, Michael Gambon, Alan Rickman, Robbie Coltrane, Brendan Gleeson, Gary Oldman, Robert Pattinson ..
Directed by: Mike Newell
Release date: 2005-11-16
3.

V for Vendetta

6.6
8.2/10 IMDB

In a world in which Great Britain has become a fascist state, a masked vigilante known only as “V” conducts guerrilla warfare against the oppressive British government. When V rescues a young woman from the secret police, he finds in her an ally with whom he can continue his fight to free the people of Britain.

Starring: Natalie Portman, Hugo Weaving, Stephen Rea, Stephen Fry, John Hurt, Tim Pigott-Smith, Natasha Wightman, Rupert Graves, Roger Allam, Ben Miles ..
Directed by: James McTeigue
Release date: 2005-12-11
4.

Pride & Prejudice

6.5
7.8/10 IMDB

A story of love and life among the landed English gentry during the Georgian era. Mr. Bennet is a gentleman living in Hertfordshire with his overbearing wife and five daughters, but if he dies their house will be inherited by a distant cousin whom they have never met, so the family's future happiness and security is dependent on the daughters making good marriages.

Starring: Keira Knightley, Matthew Macfadyen, Rosamund Pike, Simon Woods, Donald Sutherland, Brenda Blethyn, Claudie Blakley, Jena Malone, Rupert Friend, Judi Dench ..
Directed by: Joe Wright
Release date: 2005-09-16
5.

Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith

6.5
7.6/10 IMDB

The evil Darth Sidious enacts his final plan for unlimited power -- and the heroic Jedi Anakin Skywalker must choose a side.

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Hayden Christensen, Ian McDiarmid, Samuel L. Jackson, Christopher Lee, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, Frank Oz, Jimmy Smits ..
Directed by: George Lucas, David Tattersall
Release date: 2005-05-17
6.

Cinderella Man

6.4
8.0/10 IMDB

The true story of boxer Jim Braddock who, in the 1920s following his retirement, makes a surprise comeback in order to get him and his family out of a socially poor state.

Starring: Russell Crowe, Renée Zellweger, Paul Giamatti, Craig Bierko, Paddy Considine, Bruce McGill, David Huband, Connor Price, Ariel Waller, Patrick Louis ..
Directed by: Ron Howard
Release date: 2005-06-02
7.

Brokeback Mountain

6.3
7.7/10 IMDB

Two modern-day cowboys meet on a shepherding job in the summer of '63, the two share a raw and powerful summer together that turns into a lifelong relationship conflict

Starring: Heath Ledger, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Williams, Anne Hathaway, Randy Quaid, Linda Cardellini, Anna Faris, David Harbour, Roberta Maxwell, Peter McRobbie ..
Directed by: Ang Lee
Release date: 2005-09-10
8.

Walk the Line

6.3
7.8/10 IMDB

A chronicle of country music legend Johnny Cash's life, from his early days on an Arkansas cotton farm to his rise to fame with Sun Records in Memphis, where he recorded alongside Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins.

Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon, Ginnifer Goodwin, Robert Patrick, Tyler Hilton, Johnathan Rice, Shooter Jennings, Waylon Payne, Dallas Roberts, Dan John Miller ..
Directed by: James Mangold
Release date: 2005-09-13
9.

Sin City

6.3
8.0/10 IMDB

Welcome to Sin City. This town beckons to the tough, the corrupt, the brokenhearted. Some call it dark… Hard-boiled. Then there are those who call it home — Crooked cops, sexy dames, desperate vigilantes. Some are seeking revenge, others lust after redemption, and then there are those hoping for a little of both. A universe of unlikely and reluctant heroes still trying to do the right thing in a city that refuses to care.

Starring: Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke, Jessica Alba, Clive Owen, Devon Aoki, Rosario Dawson, Benicio del Toro, Michael Clarke Duncan, Alexis Bledel, Carla Gugino ..
Directed by: Frank Miller, Robert Rodriguez, Quentin Tarantino
Release date: 2005-04-01
10.

Serenity

6.2
7.8/10 IMDB

When the renegade crew of Serenity agrees to hide a fugitive on their ship, they find themselves in an action-packed battle between the relentless military might of a totalitarian regime who will destroy anything – or anyone – to get the girl back and the bloodthirsty creatures who roam the uncharted areas of space. But... the greatest danger of all may be on their ship.

Starring: Nathan Fillion, Summer Glau, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk, Morena Baccarin, Adam Baldwin, Jewel Staite, Sean Maher, Ron Glass, Chiwetel Ejiofor ..
Directed by: Joss Whedon
Release date: 2005-09-03
11.

Memoirs of a Geisha

6.2
7.3/10 IMDB

A sweeping romantic epic set in Japan in the years before World War II, a penniless Japanese child is torn from her family to work as a maid in a geisha house.

Starring: Zhang Ziyi, Gong Li, Youki Kudoh, Tsai Chin, Suzuka Ohgo, Ken Watanabe, Michelle Yeoh, Navia Nguyen, Koji Yakusho, Kaori Momoi ..
Directed by: Rob Marshall
Release date: 2005-12-06
12.

Lord of War

6.2
7.6/10 IMDB

Yuri Orlov is a globetrotting arms dealer and, through some of the deadliest war zones, he struggles to stay one step ahead of a relentless Interpol agent, his business rivals and even some of his customers who include many of the world's most notorious dictators. Finally, he must also face his own conscience.

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Bridget Moynahan, Jared Leto, Ethan Hawke, Eamonn Walker, Ian Holm, Sammi Rotibi, Tanit Phoenix, Shake Tukhmanyan, Jared Burke ..
Directed by: Andrew Niccol
Release date: 2005-09-16
13.

Crash

6.1
7.8/10 IMDB

In post-Sept. 11 Los Angeles, tensions erupt when the lives of a Brentwood housewife, her district attorney husband, a Persian shopkeeper, two cops, a pair of carjackers and a Korean couple converge during a 36-hour period.

Starring: Sandra Bullock, Don Cheadle, Matt Dillon, Michael Peña, Jennifer Esposito, Brendan Fraser, Nona Gaye, Terrence Howard, Ludacris, Thandiwe Newton ..
Directed by: Paul Haggis
Release date: 2005-05-06
14.

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

6.1
6.9/10 IMDB

Siblings Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter step through a magical wardrobe and find the land of Narnia. There, they discover a charming, once peaceful kingdom that has been plunged into eternal winter by the evil White Witch, Jadis. Aided by the wise and magnificent lion, Aslan, the children lead Narnia into a spectacular, climactic battle to be free of the Witch's glacial powers forever.

Starring: William Moseley, Anna Popplewell, Skandar Keynes, Georgie Henley, Liam Neeson, Tilda Swinton, James McAvoy, Jim Broadbent, Kiran Shah, James Cosmo ..
Directed by: Andrew Adamson
Release date: 2005-12-07
15.

Match Point

6.1
7.6/10 IMDB

Match Point is Woody Allen’s satire of the British High Society and the ambition of a young tennis instructor to enter into it. Yet when he must decide between two women - one assuring him his place in high society, and the other that would take him far from it - palms start to sweat and a dark psychological match in his head begins.

Starring: Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Scarlett Johansson, Emily Mortimer, Brian Cox, Penelope Wilton, James Nesbitt, Ewen Bremner, Miranda Raison, Margaret Tyzack, Rupert Penry-Jones ..
Directed by: Woody Allen
Release date: 2005-10-26
16.

King Kong

6.1
7.2/10 IMDB

In 1933 New York, an overly ambitious movie producer coerces his cast and hired ship crew to travel to mysterious Skull Island, where they encounter Kong, a giant ape who is immediately smitten with the leading lady.

Starring: Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Colin Hanks, Andy Serkis, Evan Parke, Jamie Bell, Lobo Chan, John Sumner ..
Directed by: Peter Jackson
Release date: 2005-12-12
17.

Coach Carter

6.1
7.3/10 IMDB

Based on a true story, in which Richmond High School head basketball coach Ken Carter made headlines in 1999 for benching his undefeated team due to poor academic results.

Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Rob Brown, Robert Ri'chard, Rick Gonzalez, Channing Tatum, Ashanti, Texas Battle, Lacey Beeman, Octavia Spencer, Allison Kyler ..
Directed by: Thomas Carter
Release date: 2005-01-14
18.

Corpse Bride

6.1
7.3/10 IMDB

Set in a 19th-century european village, this stop-motion animation feature follows the story of Victor, a young man whisked away to the underworld and wed to a mysterious corpse bride, while his real bride Victoria waits bereft in the land of the living.

Starring: Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Emily Watson, Tracey Ullman, Paul Whitehouse, Joanna Lumley, Albert Finney, Richard E. Grant, Christopher Lee, Michael Gough ..
Directed by: Mike Johnson, Tim Burton
Release date: 2005-09-12
19.

Thank You for Smoking

6.1
7.6/10 IMDB

Nick Naylor is a charismatic spin-doctor for Big Tobacco who'll fight to protect America's right to smoke -- even if it kills him -- while still remaining a role model for his 12-year old son. When he incurs the wrath of a senator bent on snuffing out cigarettes, Nick's powers of "filtering the truth" will be put to the test.

Starring: Aaron Eckhart, Maria Bello, Cameron Bright, Adam Brody, Sam Elliott, Katie Holmes, Rob Lowe, William H. Macy, Robert Duvall, David Koechner ..
Directed by: Jason Reitman
Release date: 2005-09-09
20.

Munich

6.0
7.5/10 IMDB

During the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, eleven Israeli athletes are taken hostage and murdered by a Palestinian terrorist group known as Black September. In retaliation, the Israeli government recruits a group of Mossad agents to track down and execute those responsible for the attack.

Starring: Eric Bana, Daniel Craig, Ciarán Hinds, Mathieu Kassovitz, Hanns Zischler, Ayelet Zurer, Geoffrey Rush, Gila Almagor, Mathieu Amalric, Moritz Bleibtreu ..
Directed by: Steven Spielberg
Release date: 2005-12-23
21.

Earthlings

6.0
8.6/10 IMDB

Using hidden cameras and never-before-seen footage, Earthlings chronicles the day-to-day practices of the largest industries in the world, all of which rely entirely on animals for profit.

Starring: Joaquin Phoenix ..
Directed by: Shaun Monson
Release date: 2005-09-24
22.

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

6.0
7.5/10 IMDB

A petty thief posing as an actor is brought to Los Angeles for an unlikely audition and finds himself in the middle of a murder investigation along with his high school dream girl and a detective who's been training him for his upcoming role...

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Val Kilmer, Michelle Monaghan, Corbin Bernsen, Dash Mihok, Larry Miller, Rockmond Dunbar, Shannyn Sossamon, Angela Lindvall, Indio Falconer Downey ..
Directed by: Shane Black
Release date: 2005-09-05
23.

Green Street Hooligans

6.0
7.4/10 IMDB

After being wrongfully expelled from Harvard University, American Matt Buckner flees to his sister's home in England. Once there, he is befriended by her charming and dangerous brother-in-law, Pete Dunham, and introduced to the underworld of British football hooliganism. Matt learns to stand his ground through a friendship that develops against the backdrop of this secret and often violent world. 'Green Street Hooligans' is a story of loyalty, trust and the sometimes brutal consequences of living close to the edge.

Starring: Elijah Wood, Claire Forlani, Charlie Hunnam, Ross McCall, Leo Gregory, Marc Warren, Rafe Spall, Kieran Bew, Geoff Bell, Henry Goodman ..
Directed by: Lexi Alexander
Release date: 2005-09-09
24.

Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit

6.0
7.5/10 IMDB

Cheese-loving eccentric Wallace and his cunning canine pal, Gromit, investigate a mystery in Nick Park's animated adventure, in which the lovable inventor and his intrepid pup run a business ridding the town of garden pests. Using only humane methods that turn their home into a halfway house for evicted vermin, the pair stumble upon a mystery involving a voracious vegetarian monster that threatens to ruin the annual veggie-growing contest.

Starring: Peter Sallis, Helena Bonham Carter, Ralph Fiennes, Nicholas Smith, Liz Smith, John Thomson, Vincent Ebrahim, Geraldine McEwan, Edward Kelsey, Dicken Ashworth ..
Directed by: Steve Box, Nick Park
Release date: 2005-09-04
25.

A History of Violence

6.0
7.4/10 IMDB

An average family is thrust into the spotlight after the father commits a seemingly self-defense murder at his diner.

Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Maria Bello, Heidi Hayes, Ashton Holmes, William Hurt, Ed Harris, Peter MacNeill, Stephen McHattie, Greg Bryk, Kyle Schmid ..
Directed by: David Cronenberg
Release date: 2005-09-23
26.

Madagascar

5.9
6.9/10 IMDB

Alex the lion is the king of the urban jungle, the main attraction at New York's Central Park Zoo. He and his best friends—Marty the zebra, Melman the giraffe and Gloria the hippo—have spent their whole lives in blissful captivity before an admiring public and with regular meals provided for them. Not content to leave well enough alone, Marty lets his curiosity get the better of him and makes his escape—with the help of some prodigious penguins—to explore the world.

Starring: Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer, Jada Pinkett Smith, Sacha Baron Cohen, Paco León, Cedric the Entertainer, Andy Richter, Tom McGrath, Christopher Knights ..
Directed by: Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath
Release date: 2005-05-25
27.

Capote

5.9
7.3/10 IMDB

A biopic of the writer, Truman Capote and his assignment for The New Yorker to write the non-fiction book, 'In Cold Blood'.

Starring: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Allie Mickelson, Craig Archibald, Bronwen Coleman, Kate Shindle, David Wilson Barnes, Michael J. Burg, Catherine Keener, Kwesi Ameyaw, Andrew Farago ..
Directed by: Bennett Miller
Release date: 2005-09-30
28.

The Constant Gardener

5.9
7.4/10 IMDB

Justin Quayle is a low-level British diplomat who has always gone about his work very quietly, not causing any problems. But after his radical wife Tessa is killed he becomes determined to find out why, thrusting himself into the middle of a very dangerous conspiracy.

Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Rachel Weisz, Danny Huston, Bill Nighy, Donald Sumpter, Pete Postlethwaite, Richard McCabe, Hubert Koundé, Daniele Harford, Bernard Otieno Oduor ..
Directed by: Fernando Meirelles
Release date: 2005-08-31
29.

Constantine

5.9
7.0/10 IMDB

John Constantine has literally been to Hell and back. When he teams up with a policewoman to solve the mysterious suicide of her twin sister, their investigation takes them through the world of demons and angels that exists beneath the landscape of contemporary Los Angeles.

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Rachel Weisz, Shia LaBeouf, Djimon Hounsou, Max Baker, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Gavin Rossdale, Tilda Swinton, Peter Stormare, Jesse Ramirez ..
Directed by: Francis Lawrence
Release date: 2005-02-08
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30.

Kingdom of Heaven

5.9
7.2/10 IMDB

After his wife dies, a blacksmith named Balian is thrust into royalty, political intrigue and bloody holy wars during the Crusades.

Starring: Orlando Bloom, Eva Green, Jeremy Irons, Márton Csókás, Brendan Gleeson, Liam Neeson, Edward Norton, Michael Sheen, Ghassan Massoud, Velibor Topic ..
Directed by: Ridley Scott
Release date: 2005-05-03
31.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

5.8
6.7/10 IMDB

A young boy wins a tour through the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world, led by the world's most unusual candy maker.

Starring: Johnny Depp, Freddie Highmore, David Kelly, Helena Bonham Carter, Noah Taylor, Missi Pyle, James Fox, AnnaSophia Robb, Julia Winter, Jordan Fry ..
Directed by: Tim Burton
Release date: 2005-07-13
32.

Avatar: The Last Airbender

5.8
9.3/10 IMDB

Long ago, the four nations lived together in harmony. But then, everything changed when the Fire Nation attacked. Only the Avatar, master of all four elements, could stop them. But when the world needed him most, he vanished. A hundred years passed and my brother and I discovered the new Avatar, an airbender named Aang. And although his airbending skills are great, he still has a lot to learn before he's ready to save anyone. But I believe Aang can save the world.

Starring: Zach Tyler, Jack De Sena, Mae Whitman, Dante Basco, Mako Iwamatsu, Michaela Jill Murphy, Grey DeLisle, Jennie Kwan, Olivia Hack, Cricket Leigh ..
Directed by: Ethan Spaulding, Giancarlo Volpe, Lauren MacMullan
Release date: 2005-02-21
33.

The Descent

5.8
7.2/10 IMDB

After a tragic accident, six friends reunite for a caving expedition. Their adventure soon goes horribly wrong when a collapse traps them deep underground and they find themselves pursued by bloodthirsty creatures. As their friendships deteriorate, they find themselves in a desperate struggle to survive the creatures and each other.

Starring: Shauna Macdonald, Natalie Mendoza, Alex Reid, Saskia Mulder, MyAnna Buring, Nora-Jane Noone, Oliver Milburn, Molly Kayll, Craig Conway, Leslie Simpson ..
Directed by: Neil Marshall
Release date: 2005-07-08
34.

Broken Flowers

5.8
7.2/10 IMDB

As the devoutly single Don Johnston is dumped by his latest girlfriend, he receives an anonymous pink letter informing him that he has a son who may be looking for him.

Starring: Bill Murray, Julie Delpy, Sharon Stone, Tilda Swinton, Jessica Lange, Jeffrey Wright, Frances Conroy, Alexis Dziena, Heather Simms, Brea Frazier ..
Directed by: Jim Jarmusch
Release date: 2005-08-05
35.

No Direction Home: Bob Dylan

5.8
8.4/10 IMDB

A chronicle of Bob Dylan's strange evolution between 1961 and 1966 from folk singer to protest singer to "voice of a generation" to rock star.

Starring: Bob Dylan, Allen Ginsberg, Joan Baez, Johnny Cash, Pete Seeger, Mavis Staples, Dave Van Ronk, D. A. Pennebaker, John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King Jr. ..
Directed by: Martin Scorsese
Release date: 2005-07-21
36.

The Jacket

5.7
7.1/10 IMDB

A military veteran goes on a journey into the future, where he can foresee his death and is left with questions that could save his life and those he loves.

Starring: Adrien Brody, Keira Knightley, Kris Kristofferson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Kelly Lynch, Brad Renfro, Daniel Craig, Angel Coulby, Steven Mackintosh, Brendan Coyle ..
Directed by: John Maybury
Release date: 2005-03-04
37.

Unleashed

5.7
7.0/10 IMDB

Raised as a slave, Danny is used to fighting for his survival. In fact, his "master," Bart, thinks of him as a pet and goes as far as leashing him with a collar so they can make money in fight clubs, where Danny is the main contender. When Bart's crew is in a car accident, Danny escapes and meets a blind, kindhearted piano tuner who takes him in and uses music to free the fighter's long-buried heart.

Starring: Jet Li, Morgan Freeman, Bob Hoskins, Vincent Regan, Dylan Brown, Tamer Hassan, Phyllida Law, Michael Jenn, Carole Ann Wilson, Kerry Condon ..
Directed by: Louis Leterrier
Release date: 2005-02-02
38.

Hard Candy

5.7
7.0/10 IMDB

Hayley’s a smart, charming teenage girl. Jeff’s a handsome, smooth fashion photographer. An Internet chat, a coffee shop meet-up, an impromptu fashion shoot back at Jeff’s place. Jeff thinks it’s his lucky night. He’s in for a surprise.

Starring: Elliot Page, Patrick Wilson, Sandra Oh, Odessa Rae, G.J. Echternkamp, Jennifer Holmes ..
Directed by: David Slade
Release date: 2005-01-14
39.

Jarhead

5.6
7.0/10 IMDB

Jarhead is a film about a US Marine Anthony Swofford’s experience in the Gulf War. After putting up with an arduous boot camp, Swofford and his unit are sent to the Persian Gulf where they are eager to fight, but are forced to stay back from the action. Swofford struggles with the possibility of his girlfriend cheating on him, and as his mental state deteriorates, his desire to kill increases.

Starring: Jamie Foxx, Jake Gyllenhaal, Scott MacDonald, Lucas Black, Peter Sarsgaard, Laz Alonso, Chris Cooper, Brian Geraghty, Damion Poitier, John Krasinski ..
Directed by: Sam Mendes
Release date: 2005-11-04
40.

Just Like Heaven

5.6
6.7/10 IMDB

Shortly after David Abbott moves into his new San Francisco digs, he has an unwelcome visitor on his hands: winsome Elizabeth Martinson, who asserts that the apartment is hers -- and promptly vanishes. When she starts appearing and disappearing at will, David thinks she's a ghost, while Elizabeth is convinced she's alive.

Starring: Reese Witherspoon, Mark Ruffalo, Donal Logue, Dina Spybey-Waters, Ben Shenkman, Jon Heder, Ivana Mili?evi?, Caroline Aaron, Rosalind Chao, Ron Canada ..
Directed by: Mark Waters
Release date: 2005-09-16
41.

The Island

5.6
6.8/10 IMDB

In 2019, Lincoln Six-Echo is a resident of a seemingly "Utopian" but contained facility. Like all of the inhabitants of this carefully-controlled environment, Lincoln hopes to be chosen to go to The Island — reportedly the last uncontaminated location on the planet. But Lincoln soon discovers that everything about his existence is a lie.

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Scarlett Johansson, Djimon Hounsou, Sean Bean, Steve Buscemi, Michael Clarke Duncan, Ethan Phillips, Brian Stepanek, Noa Tishby, Siobhan Flynn ..
Directed by: Michael Bay
Release date: 2005-07-21
42.

Mr. & Mrs. Smith

5.6
6.5/10 IMDB

After five (or six) years of vanilla-wedded bliss, ordinary suburbanites John and Jane Smith are stuck in a huge rut. Unbeknownst to each other, they are both coolly lethal, highly-paid assassins working for rival organisations. When they discover they're each other's next target, their secret lives collide in a spicy, explosive mix of wicked comedy, pent-up passion, nonstop action and high-tech weaponry.

Starring: Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Vince Vaughn, Adam Brody, Kerry Washington, Keith David, Chris Weitz, Rachael Huntley, Michelle Monaghan, Stephanie March ..
Directed by: Doug Liman
Release date: 2005-06-07
43.

Wedding Crashers

5.6
7.0/10 IMDB

John and his buddy, Jeremy are emotional criminals who know how to use a woman's hopes and dreams for their own carnal gain. Their modus operandi: crashing weddings. Normally, they meet guests who want to toast the romantic day with a random hook-up. But when John meets Claire, he discovers what true love – and heartache – feels like.

Starring: Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn, Christopher Walken, Rachel McAdams, Isla Fisher, Jane Seymour, Bradley Cooper, Henry Gibson, Keir O'Donnell, David Conrad ..
Directed by: David Dobkin
Release date: 2005-07-13
44.

War of the Worlds

5.6
6.5/10 IMDB

Ray Ferrier is a divorced dockworker and less-than-perfect father. Soon after his ex-wife and her new husband drop off his teenage son and young daughter for a rare weekend visit, a strange and powerful lightning storm touches down.

Starring: Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning, Miranda Otto, Justin Chatwin, Tim Robbins, Camillia Sanes, John Scurti, Morgan Freeman, Takayo Fischer, Yul Vazquez ..
Directed by: Steven Spielberg
Release date: 2005-06-28
45.

Metal: A Headbanger's Journey

5.6
8.0/10 IMDB

The film discusses the traits and originators of some of metal's many subgenres, including the New Wave of British Heavy Metal, power metal, Nu metal, glam metal, thrash metal, black metal, and death metal. Dunn uses a family-tree-type flowchart to document some of the most popular metal subgenres. The film also explores various aspects of heavy metal culture.

Starring: Sam Dunn, Chris Adler, Tom Araya, Gavin Baddeley, Blasphemer, Randy Blythe, Alice Cooper, Pamela Des Barres, Bruce Dickinson, Ronnie James Dio ..
Directed by: Sam Dunn, Scot McFadyen, Jessica Joy Wise
Release date: 2005-09-14
46.

Hitch

5.6
6.6/10 IMDB

Dating coach Alex 'Hitch' Hitchens mentors a bumbling client, Albert, who hopes to win the heart of the glamorous Allegra Cole. While Albert makes progress, Hitch faces his own romantic setbacks when proven techniques fail to work on Sara Melas, a tabloid reporter digging for dirt on Allegra Cole's love life. When Sara discovers Hitch's connection to Albert – now Allegra's boyfriend – it threatens to destroy both relationships.

Starring: Will Smith, Eva Mendes, Kevin James, Amber Valletta, Julie Ann Emery, Adam Arkin, Robinne Lee, Nathan Lee Graham, Michael Rapaport, Jeffrey Donovan ..
Directed by: Andy Tennant
Release date: 2005-02-11
47.

The Devil's Rejects

5.6
6.7/10 IMDB

The sequel to House of 1000 Corpses – the Firefly family are ambushed at their isolated home by Sheriff Wydell and a squad of armed men guns blazing – yet only Otis and his sister, Baby, manage to escape the barrage of bullets unharmed. Hiding out in a backwater motel, the wanted siblings wait to rendezvous with their errant father, Captain Spaulding, killing whoever happens to stand in their way.

Starring: Sid Haig, Bill Moseley, Sheri Moon Zombie, William Forsythe, Ken Foree, Matthew McGrory, Leslie Easterbrook, Geoffrey Lewis, Priscilla Barnes, Dave Sheridan ..
Directed by: Rob Zombie
Release date: 2005-07-22
48.

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

5.6
6.7/10 IMDB

Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy."

Starring: Martin Freeman, Zooey Deschanel, Sam Rockwell, Yasiin Bey, John Malkovich, Helen Mirren, Stephen Fry, Anna Chancellor, Bill Bailey, Dominique Jackson ..
Directed by: Garth Jennings
Release date: 2005-04-28
49.

The 40 Year Old Virgin

5.5
7.1/10 IMDB

Andy Stitzer has a pleasant life with a nice apartment and a job stamping invoices at an electronics store. But at age 40, there's one thing Andy hasn't done, and it's really bothering his sex-obsessed male co-workers: Andy is still a virgin. Determined to help Andy get laid, the guys make it their mission to de-virginize him. But it all seems hopeless until Andy meets small business owner Trish, a single mom.

Starring: Steve Carell, Catherine Keener, Paul Rudd, Romany Malco, Seth Rogen, Jane Lynch, Leslie Mann, Elizabeth Banks, Kat Dennings, Mindy Kaling ..
Directed by: Judd Apatow
Release date: 2005-08-11
50.

Four Brothers

5.5
6.8/10 IMDB

Four adopted brothers return to their Detroit hometown when their mother is murdered and vow to exact revenge on the killers.

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Tyrese Gibson, André 3000, Garrett Hedlund, Terrence Howard, Josh Charles, Sofía Vergara, Fionnula Flanagan, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Taraji P. Henson ..
Directed by: John Singleton
Release date: 2005-08-11

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