Best Romance Movies of 2005

1.

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
2.

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
3.

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
4.

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
5.

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
6.

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
7.

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
8.

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
9.

Just Like Heaven

5.7
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
10.

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
11.

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
12.

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
13.

A Lot Like Love

5.5
6.6/10 IMDB

On a flight from Los Angeles to New York, Oliver and Emily make a connection, only to decide that they are poorly suited to be together. Over the next seven years, however, they are reunited time and time again, they go from being acquaintances to close friends to ... lovers?

Starring: Ashton Kutcher, Amanda Peet, Aimee Garcia, Taryn Manning, Ali Larter, Kathryn Hahn, Kal Penn, Gabriel Mann, Jeremy Sisto, Moon Bloodgood ..
Directed by: Nigel Cole
Release date: 2005-04-21
14.

The Wedding Date

5.3
6.1/10 IMDB

With the wedding of her younger sister fast approaching, Kat Ellis faces the undesirable prospect of traveling alone to London for the ceremony. While this is bad enough, Jeffrey, the man who left her as they moved closer to marriage, happens to be the groom's best man. Determined to show everyone -- most of all Jeffrey -- that her romantic life is as full and thrilling as ever, Kat hires a charming male escort as her date.

Starring: Debra Messing, Dermot Mulroney, Amy Adams, Jack Davenport, Jeremy Sheffield, Peter Egan, Sarah Parish, Holland Taylor, Jay Simon, Danielle Lewis ..
Directed by: Clare Kilner
Release date: 2005-02-04
15.

Little Manhattan

5.3
7.4/10 IMDB

Ten-year-old Gabe was just a normal kid growing up in Manhattan until Rosemary Telesco walked into his life, actually into his karate class. But before Gabe can tell Rosemary how he feels, she tells him she will not be going to public school any more. Gabe has a lot more to learn about life, love, and girls.

Starring: Josh Hutcherson, Charlie Ray, Bradley Whitford, Cynthia Nixon, Willie Garson, J. Kyle Manzay, Josh Pais, John Dossett, Talia Balsam, Jonah Meyerson ..
Directed by: Mark Levin
Release date: 2005-09-26
16.

In Her Shoes

5.2
6.5/10 IMDB

Irresponsible party girl, Maggie is kicked out of her father's and stepmother's home—where she lives for free—and is taken in by her hard-working sister, Philadelphia lawyer, Rose. After Maggie's disruptive ways ruin her sister's love life, Rose turns her out as well. But when their grandmother, who they never knew existed, comes into their lives, the sisters face some complicated truths about themselves and their family.

Starring: Cameron Diaz, Toni Collette, Shirley MacLaine, Richard Burgi, Candice Azzara, Anson Mount, Brooke Smith, Mark Feuerstein, Terrance Christopher Jones, Nicole Randall Johnson ..
Directed by: Curtis Hanson
Release date: 2005-10-07
17.

Imagine Me & You

5.2
6.7/10 IMDB

During her wedding ceremony, Rachel notices Luce in the audience and feels instantly drawn to her. The two women become close friends, and when Rachel learns that Luce is a lesbian, she realizes that despite her happy marriage to Heck, she is falling for Luce. As she questions her sexual orientation, Rachel must decide between her stable relationship with Heck and her exhilarating new romance with Luce.

Starring: Piper Perabo, Lena Headey, Matthew Goode, Celia Imrie, Darren Boyd, Sharon Horgan, Sue Johnston, Boo Jackson, Vinette Robinson, Eva Birthistle ..
Directed by: Ol Parker
Release date: 2005-05-16
18.

The Secret Life of Words

5.2
7.4/10 IMDB

A touching story of a deaf girl who is sent to an oil rig to take care of a man who has been blinded in a terrible accident. The girl has a special ability to communicate with the men on board and especially with her patient as they share intimate moments together that will change their lives forever.

Starring: Sarah Polley, Tim Robbins, Javier Cámara, Danny Cunningham, Dean Lennox Kelly, Daniel Mays, Eddie Marsan, Steven Mackintosh, Julie Christie, Emmanuel Idowu ..
Directed by: Isabel Coixet
Release date: 2005-12-15
19.

Just Friends

5.1
6.2/10 IMDB

While visiting his hometown during Christmas, a man comes face-to-face with his old high school crush whom he was best friends with – a woman whose rejection of him turned him into a ferocious womanizer.

Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Amy Smart, Anna Faris, Chris Klein, Chris Marquette, Julie Hagerty, Giacomo Beltrami, Amy Matysio, Fred Ewanuick, Wendy Anderson ..
Directed by: Roger Kumble
Release date: 2005-11-23
20.

Rent

5.0
6.8/10 IMDB

This rock opera tells the story of one year in the life of a group of bohemians struggling in late 1980s East Village, New York, USA. The film centers around Mark and Roger, two roommates. While a tragedy has made Roger numb to new experiences, Mark begins capturing their world through his attempts to make a personal movie. In the year that follows, they and their friends deal with love, loss, and working together.

Starring: Anthony Rapp, Adam Pascal, Rosario Dawson, Jesse L. Martin, Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Idina Menzel, Tracie Thoms, Taye Diggs, Aaron Lohr, Daniel London ..
Directed by: Chris Columbus
Release date: 2005-11-17
21.

The New World

4.8
6.7/10 IMDB

A drama about explorer John Smith and the clash between Native Americans and English settlers in the 17th century.

Starring: Colin Farrell, Q'orianka Kilcher, Christopher Plummer, Christian Bale, August Schellenberg, Wes Studi, David Thewlis, Yorick van Wageningen, Ben Mendelsohn, Noah Taylor ..
Directed by: Terrence Malick
Release date: 2005-12-25
22.

Monster-in-Law

4.8
5.5/10 IMDB

Office temp Charlotte Cantilini thinks she's found Mr. Right when she starts dating gorgeous surgeon Dr. Kevin Fields. But there's a problem standing in the way of everlasting bliss: Kevin's overbearing and controlling mother, Viola. Fearing she'll lose her son's affections forever, Viola decides to break up the happy couple by becoming the world's worst mother-in-law.

Starring: Jennifer Lopez, Jane Fonda, Michael Vartan, Wanda Sykes, Adam Scott, Monet Mazur, Annie Parisse, Will Arnett, Elaine Stritch, Stephen Dunham ..
Directed by: Robert Luketic
Release date: 2005-05-13
23.

Casanova

4.8
6.5/10 IMDB

With a reputation for seducing members of the opposite sex, regardless of their marital status, a notorious womanizer discovers a beauty who seems impervious to his charms. However, as he continues to pursue the indifferent lady, he finds himself falling in love.

Starring: Heath Ledger, Sienna Miller, Jeremy Irons, Oliver Platt, Lena Olin, Omid Djalili, Stephen Greif, Ken Stott, Helen McCrory, Leigh Lawson ..
Directed by: Lasse Hallström
Release date: 2005-12-25
24.

Elizabethtown

4.7
6.3/10 IMDB

Drew Baylor is fired after causing his shoe company to lose hundreds of millions of dollars. To make matters worse, he's also dumped by his girlfriend. On the verge of ending it all, Drew gets a new lease on life when he returns to his family's small Kentucky hometown after his father dies. Along the way, he meets a flight attendant with whom he falls in love.

Starring: Orlando Bloom, Kirsten Dunst, Susan Sarandon, Alec Baldwin, Bruce McGill, Judy Greer, Jessica Biel, Paul Schneider, Jed Rees, Paula Deen ..
Directed by: Cameron Crowe
Release date: 2005-10-14
25.

Factotum

4.6
6.6/10 IMDB

This drama centers on Hank Chinaski, the fictional alter-ego of "Factotum" author Charles Bukowski, who wanders around Los Angeles, CA trying to live off jobs which don't interfere with his primary interest, which is writing. Along the way, he fends off the distractions offered by women, drinking and gambling.

Starring: Matt Dillon, Lili Taylor, Marisa Tomei, Fisher Stevens, Didier Flamand, Adrienne Shelly, Karen Young, Thomas Lyons, Dean Brewington, James Cada ..
Directed by: Bent Hamer
Release date: 2005-04-25
26.

My Summer of Love

4.6
6.7/10 IMDB

In the Yorkshire countryside, working-class tomboy Mona meets the exotic, pampered Tamsin. To seal their friendship, Mona introduces Tamsin to her born-again Christian brother and helps her spy on her adulterous father. Bound together by their secrets, the two girls see their friendship deepen and enter into dangerous waters.

Starring: Natalie Press, Emily Blunt, Paddy Considine, Dean Andrews, Michelle Byrne, Paul Antony-Barber, Lynette Edwards, Kathryn Sumner ..
Directed by: Pawe? Pawlikowski
Release date: 2005-05-05
27.

The Family Stone

4.6
6.3/10 IMDB

An uptight, conservative businesswoman accompanies her boyfriend to his eccentric and outgoing family's annual Christmas celebration and finds that she's a fish out of water in their free-spirited way of life.

Starring: Claire Danes, Diane Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Dermot Mulroney, Sarah Jessica Parker, Luke Wilson, Craig T. Nelson, Brian J. White, Tyrone Giordano, Elizabeth Reaser ..
Directed by: Thomas Bezucha
Release date: 2005-12-15
28.

Down in the Valley

4.5
6.4/10 IMDB

On a trip to the beach, a teenage girl named Tobe meets a charismatic stranger named Harlan, who dresses like a cowboy and claims to be a former ranch hand. The pair feel an instant attraction and begin a relationship, but her father, a lawman, is suspicious of her lover.

Starring: Edward Norton, Evan Rachel Wood, David Morse, Rory Culkin, Bruce Dern, John Diehl, Geoffrey Lewis, Elizabeth Peña, Kat Dennings, Hunter Parrish ..
Directed by: David Jacobson
Release date: 2005-05-13
29.

Shopgirl

4.5
6.3/10 IMDB

Mirabelle is a disenchanted salesgirl and aspiring artist who sells gloves and accessories at a department store. She has two men in her life: wealthy divorcée Ray Porter and struggling musician Jeremy. Mirabelle falls in love with the glamorous Ray, and her life takes a magical turn, but eventually she realizes that she must empower herself and make a choice between them.

Starring: Steve Martin, Claire Danes, Jason Schwartzman, Bridgette Wilson-Sampras, Sam Bottoms, Frances Conroy, Rebecca Pidgeon, Gina Doctor, Clyde Kusatsu, Samantha Shelton ..
Directed by: Anand Tucker
Release date: 2005-10-21
30.

Prime

4.5
6.2/10 IMDB

A career driven professional from Manhattan is wooed by a young painter, who also happens to be the son of her psychoanalyst.

Starring: Uma Thurman, Bryan Greenberg, Meryl Streep, Annie Parisse, Zak Orth, Jerry Adler, Doris Belack, Jon Abrahams, Mini Anden, Ato Essandoh ..
Directed by: Ben Younger
Release date: 2005-09-21
31.

Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous

4.5
5.1/10 IMDB

After her triumph at the Miss United States pageant, FBI agent Gracie Hart becomes an overnight sensation -- and the new "face of the FBI". But it's time to spring into action again when the pageant's winner, Cheryl, and emcee, Stan, are abducted.

Starring: Sandra Bullock, Regina King, Enrique Murciano, William Shatner, Eileen Brennan, Ernie Hudson, Elisabeth Röhm, Nick Offerman, Abraham Benrubi, Treat Williams ..
Directed by: John Pasquin
Release date: 2005-04-14
32.

Romance & Cigarettes

4.5
6.2/10 IMDB

Down-and-dirty musical love story set in the world of the working class. Nick is an ironworker who builds and repairs bridges. He's married to Kitty, a dressmaker, a strong and gentle woman with whom he has three daughters. He is carrying on a torrid affair with a redheaded woman named Tula. Nick is basically a good, hardworking man driven forward by will and blinded by his urges.

Starring: James Gandolfini, Susan Sarandon, Kate Winslet, Steve Buscemi, Mandy Moore, Mary-Louise Parker, Christopher Walken, Eddie Izzard, Aida Turturro, Bobby Cannavale ..
Directed by: John Turturro
Release date: 2005-09-13
33.

Fever Pitch

4.4
6.2/10 IMDB

Lindsay is stuck in the middle of her relationship with Ben and his passion for the Boston Red Sox.

Starring: Drew Barrymore, Jimmy Fallon, Jason Spevack, Jack Kehler, Maureen Keiller, Daniel Greene, Ione Skye, Marissa Jaret Winokur, KaDee Strickland, JoBeth Williams ..
Directed by: Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
Release date: 2005-04-06
34.

Herbie Fully Loaded

4.4
4.9/10 IMDB

Maggie Peyton, the new owner of Number 53 - the free-wheelin' Volkswagen bug with a mind of its own - puts the car through its paces on the road to becoming a NASCAR competitor.

Starring: Lindsay Lohan, Michael Keaton, Matt Dillon, Breckin Meyer, Justin Long, Cheryl Hines, Jimmi Simpson, Scoot McNairy, Thomas Lennon, Jill Ritchie ..
Directed by: Angela Robinson
Release date: 2005-06-22
35.

London

4.4
6.4/10 IMDB

London is a drug laden adventure that centers on a party in a New York loft where a young man is trying to win back his ex-girlfriend.

Starring: Chris Evans, Jessica Biel, Joy Bryant, Jason Statham, Kelli Garner, Isla Fisher, Louis C.K., Jeff Wolfe, Dane Cook, Lina Esco ..
Directed by: Hunter Richards
Release date: 2005-09-03
36.

Guess Who

4.4
5.9/10 IMDB

When a young African-American woman brings her fiancé home to meet her parents, she's neglected to mention one tiny detail - he's white.

Starring: Bernie Mac, Ashton Kutcher, Zoe Saldaña, Judith Scott, Hal Williams, Kellee Stewart, Jessica Cauffiel, Robert Curtis Brown, RonReaco Lee, Paula Newsome ..
Directed by: Kevin Rodney Sullivan
Release date: 2005-03-25
37.

Must Love Dogs

4.3
5.9/10 IMDB

Sarah Nolan is a newly divorced woman cautiously rediscovering romance with the enthusiastic but often misguided help of her well-meaning family. As she braves a series of hilarious disastrous mismatches and first dates, Sarah begins to trust her own instincts again and learns that, no matter what, it's never a good idea to give up on love.

Starring: Diane Lane, John Cusack, Elizabeth Perkins, Christopher Plummer, Dermot Mulroney, Stockard Channing, Ali Hillis, Brad William Henke, Julie Gonzalo, Glenn Howerton ..
Directed by: Gary David Goldberg
Release date: 2005-07-21
38.

Diary of a Mad Black Woman

4.3
5.6/10 IMDB

Charles, an attorney, and Helen, his devoted wife, seemed to have everything – money, a beautiful mansion – the American Dream. However, as Helen prepares to celebrate their 18th wedding anniversary, her life takes an unexpected twist when she comes home to find her clothes packed up in a U-Haul van parked in the driveway. Charles is divorcing her and kicks her out. Helen moves in with her grandmother Madea, an old woman who doesn't take any lip from anyone. Madea helps Helen through these tough times by showing her what is really important in life. Helen is forced to rediscover love, life and religion on her pursuit for happiness.

Starring: Kimberly Elise, Steve Harris, Tyler Perry, Shemar Moore, Vickie Eng, Lauren Leah Mitchell, Lisa Marcos, Tamara Taylor, Cicely Tyson, Terrell Carter ..
Directed by: Darren Grant
Release date: 2005-02-25
39.

Beauty Shop

4.3
5.6/10 IMDB

Far from Chicago, hairdresser Gina Norris has relocated to Atlanta with her daughter and has quickly established herself as a rare talent in her profession. But after repeatedly butting heads with her shady, over-the-top boss, Jorge, Norris sets out to create her own salon -- even snagging a few of Jorge's employees and clients. Now, Jorge will do anything to shut her down.

Starring: Queen Latifah, Alicia Silverstone, Andie MacDowell, Alfre Woodard, Mena Suvari, Golden Brooks, LisaRaye McCoy, Keshia Knight Pulliam, Kimora Lee, Sheryl Underwood ..
Directed by: Bille Woodruff
Release date: 2005-04-22
40.

Barbie and the Magic of Pegasus

4.2
6.5/10 IMDB

Princess Annika escapes the clutches of the evil wizard, explores the wonders of Cloud Kingdom, and teams up with a magnificent winged horse - who turns out to be her sister, Princess Brietta - to defeat the wizard and break the spells that imprisoned her family.

Starring: Kelly Sheridan, Kathleen Barr, Lalainia Lindbjerg, Colin Murdock, Mark Hildreth, Brian Drummond, Russell Roberts, John DeSantis, Chantal Strand, Andrea Libman ..
Directed by: Greg Richardson
Release date: 2005-10-04
41.

Yours, Mine & Ours

4.2
5.4/10 IMDB

Admiral Frank Beardsley returns to New London to run the Coast Guard Academy, his last stop before a probable promotion to head the Guard. A widower with eight children, he runs a loving but tight ship, with charts and salutes. The kids long for a permanent home. Helen North is a free spirit, a designer whose ten children live in loving chaos, with occasional group hugs. Helen and Frank, high school sweethearts, reconnect at a reunion, and it's love at first re-sighting. They marry on the spot. Then the problems start as two sets of kids, the free spirits and the disciplined preppies, must live together. The warring factions agree to work together to end the marriage.

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Rene Russo, Sean Faris, Katija Pevec, Dean Collins, Tyler Patrick Jones, Haley Ramm, Ty Panitz, Danielle Panabaker, Miki Ishikawa ..
Directed by: Raja Gosnell
Release date: 2005-11-23
42.

Rumor Has It...

4.2
5.5/10 IMDB

Sarah Huttinger's return home with her fiance convinces her that the sedate, proper, country-club lifestyle of her family isn't for her – and that maybe the Huttinger family isn't even hers – as she uncovers secrets that suggest the Huttingers are neither sedate nor proper.

Starring: Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Costner, Shirley MacLaine, Mark Ruffalo, Dustin Hoffman, Richard Jenkins, Christopher McDonald, Mena Suvari, Steve Sandvoss, Rob Lanza ..
Directed by: Rob Reiner
Release date: 2005-12-22
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43.

Shakespeare Retold: The Taming of the Shrew

4.1
8.2/10 IMDB

Katherine Minola is a successful politician, tipped for the leadership of her party. The only problem is, her awful temper has left her a 38 year old singleton, and everyone, from her party chairman to her sister, wants her to get married. Is passionate eccentric Petruchio the answer to her prayers?

Starring: Shirley Henderson, Rufus Sewell, Jaime Murray, Stephen Tompkinson, Twiggy, David Mitchell, Simon Chandler, Santiago Cabrera, Yves Aubert, Paul McNeilly ..
Directed by: David Richards
Release date: 2005-11-21
44.

Bewitched

4.1
4.8/10 IMDB

Thinking he can overshadow an unknown actress in the part, an egocentric actor unknowingly gets a witch cast in an upcoming television remake of the classic show "Bewitched".

Starring: Nicole Kidman, Will Ferrell, Shirley MacLaine, Michael Caine, Jason Schwartzman, Kristin Chenoweth, Heather Burns, Jim Turner, Stephen Colbert, David Alan Grier ..
Directed by: Nora Ephron
Release date: 2005-06-21
45.

The Perfect Man

4.1
5.4/10 IMDB

Holly is tired of moving every time her mom Jean breaks up with yet another second-rate guy. To distract her mother from her latest bad choice, Holly conceives the perfect plan for the perfect man, an imaginary secret admirer who will romance Jean and boost her self-esteem.

Starring: Hilary Duff, Heather Locklear, Chris Noth, Mike O'Malley, Ben Feldman, Vanessa Lengies, Caroline Rhea, Kym Whitley, Aria Wallace, Michelle Nolden ..
Directed by: Mark Rosman
Release date: 2005-06-17
46.

Dear Wendy

3.9
6.5/10 IMDB

In a blue-collar American town, a group of teens bands together to form the Dandies, a gang of gunslingers led by Dick Dandelion. Following a code of strict pacifism at odds with the fact that they all carry guns, the group eventually lets in Sebastian, the grandson of Dick's childhood nanny, Clarabelle, who fears the other gangs in the area. Dick and company try to protect Clarabelle, but events transpire that push the gang past posturing.

Starring: Jamie Bell, Bill Pullman, Michael Angarano, Danso Gordon, Alison Pill, Chris Owen, Mark Webber, Novella Nelson, Trevor Cooper, Thomas Bo Larsen ..
Directed by: Thomas Vinterberg
Release date: 2005-02-04
Best Romance Movies of 2005 : The Girl in the Café
47.

The Girl in the Café

3.8
7.4/10 IMDB

Lawrence, an aging, lonely civil servant falls for Gina, an enigmatic young woman. When he takes her to the G8 Summit in Reykjavik, however, their bond is tested by Lawrence's professional obligations.

Starring: Bill Nighy, Kelly Macdonald, Meneka Das, Anton Lesser, Paul Ritter, Ken Stott, Penny Downie, Damon Younger, Nína Dögg Filippusdóttir, Marit Velle Kile ..
Directed by: David Yates
Release date: 2005-06-25
Best Romance Movies of 2005 : The Magic of Ordinary Days
48.

The Magic of Ordinary Days

3.8
7.5/10 IMDB

Pregnant out of wedlock, an educated young woman is pressured by her father into an arranged marriage with a lonely farmer in this drama set during WWII.

Starring: Keri Russell, Skeet Ulrich, Mare Winningham, Tania Gunadi, Eric Winter, Gwendoline Yeo, Steve Strachan, Katie Keating, Jane McGregor, Stephen Strachan ..
Directed by: Brent Shields
Release date: 2005-01-30
Best Romance Movies of 2005 : The Virgin Queen
49.

The Virgin Queen

3.8
7.5/10 IMDB

The Virgin Queen explores the full sweep of Elizabeth's life: from her days of fear as a potential victim of her sister's terror; through her great love affair with Robert Dudley; into her years of triumph over the Armada; and finally her old age and her last, enigmatic relationship with her young protégé, the Earl of Essex.

Release date: 2005-11-13
50.

Are We There Yet?

3.8
4.7/10 IMDB

The fledgling romance between Nick, a playboy bachelor, and Suzanne, a divorced mother of two, is threatened by a particularly harrowing New Years Eve. When Suzanne's work keeps her in Vancouver for the holiday, Nick offers to bring her kids to the city from Portland, Oregon. The kids, who have never liked any of the men their mom dates, are determined to turn the trip into a nightmare for Nick.

Starring: Ice Cube, Nia Long, Aleisha Allen, Philip Bolden, Jay Mohr, M.C. Gainey, Henry Simmons, Ray Galletti, Viv Leacock, Sean Millington ..
Directed by: Brian Levant
Release date: 2005-01-20

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