Best Romance Movies of 2006

1.

Once

6.2
7.8/10 IMDB

A vacuum repairman moonlights as a street musician and hopes for his big break. One day a Czech immigrant, who earns a living selling flowers, approaches him with the news that she is also an aspiring singer-songwriter. The pair decide to collaborate, and the songs that they compose reflect the story of their blossoming love.

Starring: Glen Hansard, Markéta Irglová, Hugh Walsh, Gerard Hendrick, Alaistair Foley, Geoff Minogue, Bill Hodnett, Danuse Ktrestova, Darren Healy, Mal Whyte ..
Directed by: John Carney
Release date: 2006-07-15
2.

The Illusionist

6.1
7.6/10 IMDB

With his eye on a lovely aristocrat, a gifted illusionist named Eisenheim uses his powers to win her away from her betrothed, a crown prince. But Eisenheim's scheme creates tumult within the monarchy and ignites the suspicion of a dogged inspector.

Starring: Edward Norton, Paul Giamatti, Jessica Biel, Rufus Sewell, Eddie Marsan, Jake Wood, Tom Fisher, Karl Johnson, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Eleanor Tomlinson ..
Directed by: Neil Burger
Release date: 2006-08-18
3.

Stranger Than Fiction

6.1
7.6/10 IMDB

Harold Crick is a lonely IRS agent whose mundane existence is transformed when he hears a mysterious voice narrating his life.

Starring: Will Ferrell, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Dustin Hoffman, Emma Thompson, Queen Latifah, Ricky Adams, Denise Hughes, Christian Stolte, William Dick, Tony Hale ..
Directed by: Marc Forster
Release date: 2006-09-09
4.

The Devil Wears Prada

5.9
6.9/10 IMDB

Andy moves to New York to work in the fashion industry. Her boss is extremely demanding, cruel and won't let her succeed if she doesn't fit into the high class elegant look of their magazine.

Starring: Meryl Streep, Anne Hathaway, Emily Blunt, Stanley Tucci, Simon Baker, Adrian Grenier, Tracie Thoms, Rich Sommer, Daniel Sunjata, David Marshall Grant ..
Directed by: David Frankel
Release date: 2006-06-29
5.

The Holiday

5.9
6.9/10 IMDB

Two women, one from the United States and one from the United Kingdom, swap homes at Christmastime after bad breakups with their boyfriends. Each woman finds romance with a local man but realizes that the imminent return home may end the relationship.

Starring: Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet, Jude Law, Jack Black, Eli Wallach, Edward Burns, Rufus Sewell, Miffy Englefield, Emma Pritchard, Sarah Parish ..
Directed by: Nancy Meyers
Release date: 2006-12-08
6.

The Fountain

5.8
7.2/10 IMDB

Spanning over one thousand years, and three parallel stories, The Fountain is a story of love, death, spirituality, and the fragility of our existence in this world.

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Rachel Weisz, Ellen Burstyn, Mark Margolis, Stephen McHattie, Fernando Hernandez, Sean Patrick Thomas, Donna Murphy, Ethan Suplee, Richard McMillan ..
Directed by: Darren Aronofsky
Release date: 2006-11-22
7.

Cashback

5.8
7.1/10 IMDB

After a painful breakup, Ben develops insomnia. To kill time, he starts working the late night shift at the local supermarket, where his artistic imagination runs wild.

Starring: Sean Biggerstaff, Emilia Fox, Shaun Evans, Michael Dixon, Michelle Ryan, Stuart Goodwin, Frank Hesketh, Kenneth Fahy, Erica Ellis, Marc Pickering ..
Directed by: Sean Ellis
Release date: 2006-05-09
8.

The Lake House

5.7
6.8/10 IMDB

A lonely doctor who once occupied an unusual lakeside home begins exchanging love letters with its former resident, a frustrated architect. They must try to unravel the mystery behind their extraordinary romance before it's too late.

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Sandra Bullock, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Christopher Plummer, Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Willeke van Ammelrooy, Dylan Walsh, Lynn Collins, Mike Bacarella, Kevin M. Brennan ..
Directed by: Alejandro Agresti
Release date: 2006-06-16
9.

A Good Year

5.6
6.9/10 IMDB

Failed London banker Max Skinner inherits his uncle's vineyard in Provence, where he spent many childhood holidays. Upon his arrival, he meets a woman from California who tells Max she is his long-lost cousin and that the property is hers.

Starring: Russell Crowe, Marion Cotillard, Albert Finney, Tom Hollander, Abbie Cornish, Freddie Highmore, Didier Bourdon, Isabelle Candelier, Archie Panjabi, Rafe Spall ..
Directed by: Ridley Scott
Release date: 2006-09-09
10.

Penelope

5.5
6.7/10 IMDB

Forlorn heiress Penelope Wilhern is cursed, and the only way out is to fall in love with someone of suitable stock. But how can she find her soul mate when she's sequestered inside her family's estate with only her parents to keep her company. This untraditional fairy tale about a girl who bucks convention to create her own happy ending.

Starring: Christina Ricci, James McAvoy, Catherine O'Hara, Reese Witherspoon, Peter Dinklage, Richard E. Grant, Simon Woods, Nigel Havers, Christina Greatrex, Michael Feast ..
Directed by: Mark Palansky
Release date: 2006-03-01
11.

Step Up

5.5
6.5/10 IMDB

Everyone deserves a chance to follow their dreams, but some people only get one shot. Tyler Gage is a rebel from the wrong side of Baltimore's tracks and the only thing that stands between him and an unfulfilled life are his dreams of one day making it out of there. Nora is a privileged ballet dancer attending Baltimore's ultra-elite Maryland School of the Arts

Starring: Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan, Damaine Radcliff, De'Shawn Washington, Mario, Drew Sidora, Rachel Griffiths, Josh Henderson, Tim Lacatena, Alyson Stoner ..
Directed by: Anne Fletcher
Release date: 2006-08-11
12.

She's the Man

5.4
6.3/10 IMDB

Viola Hastings is in a real jam. Complications threaten her scheme to pose as her twin brother, Sebastian, and take his place at a new boarding school. She falls in love with her handsome roommate, Duke, who loves beautiful Olivia, who has fallen for Sebastian! As if that were not enough, Viola's twin returns from London ahead of schedule but has no idea that his sister has already replaced him on campus.

Starring: Amanda Bynes, Channing Tatum, Laura Ramsey, Vinnie Jones, David Cross, Julie Hagerty, Robert Hoffman, Alexandra Breckenridge, Jonathan Sadowski, Amanda Crew ..
Directed by: Andy Fickman
Release date: 2006-03-17
13.

The Painted Veil

5.4
7.4/10 IMDB

A British medical doctor fights a cholera outbreak in a small Chinese village, while also being trapped at home in a loveless marriage to an unfaithful wife.

Starring: Edward Norton, Naomi Watts, Liev Schreiber, Diana Rigg, Toby Jones, Anthony Wong, Juliet Howland, Ian Renwick, Bin Li, Zoe Telford ..
Directed by: John Curran
Release date: 2006-01-01
14.

Little Children

5.3
7.5/10 IMDB

The lives of two lovelorn spouses from separate marriages, a registered sex offender, and a disgraced ex-police officer intersect as they struggle to resist their vulnerabilities and temptations.

Starring: Kate Winslet, Patrick Wilson, Jennifer Connelly, Jackie Earle Haley, Noah Emmerich, Gregg Edelman, Phyllis Somerville, Raymond J. Barry, Jane Adams, Ty Simpkins ..
Directed by: Todd Field
Release date: 2006-10-06
15.

Click

5.3
6.4/10 IMDB

A married workaholic, Michael Newman doesn't have time for his wife and children, not if he's to impress his ungrateful boss and earn a well-deserved promotion. So when he meets Morty, a loopy sales clerk, he gets the answer to his prayers: a magical remote that allows him to bypass life's little distractions with increasingly hysterical results.

Starring: Adam Sandler, Kate Beckinsale, Christopher Walken, David Hasselhoff, Henry Winkler, Julie Kavner, Sean Astin, Joseph Castanon, Jonah Hill, Jake Hoffman ..
Directed by: Frank Coraci
Release date: 2006-06-23
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16.

Snow Cake

5.3
7.4/10 IMDB

A drama focused on the friendship between a high-functioning autistic woman and a man who is traumatized after a fatal car accident.

Starring: Alan Rickman, Sigourney Weaver, Carrie-Anne Moss, Emily Hampshire, James Allodi, Janet van de Graaf, Julie Stewart, Selina Cadell, Callum Keith Rennie, David Fox ..
Directed by: Marc Evans
Release date: 2006-09-08
17.

Notes on a Scandal

5.3
7.4/10 IMDB

A veteran high school teacher befriends a younger art teacher, who is having an affair with one of her 15-year-old students. However, her intentions with this new "friend" also go well beyond platonic friendship.

Starring: Judi Dench, Cate Blanchett, Bill Nighy, Juno Temple, Max Lewis, Andrew Simpson, Michael Maloney, Joanna Scanlan, Shaun Parkes, Emma Kennedy ..
Directed by: Richard Eyre
Release date: 2006-12-25
18.

Candy

5.2
7.2/10 IMDB

A poet falls in love with an art student, who gravitates to his bohemian lifestyle -- and his love of heroin. Hooked as much on one another as they are on the drug, their relationship alternates between states of oblivion, self-destruction, and despair.

Starring: Abbie Cornish, Heath Ledger, Geoffrey Rush, Tony Martin, Noni Hazlehurst, Roberto Meza-Mont, Tom Budge, Nathaniel Dean, Adrienne Pickering, Paul Blackwell ..
Directed by: Neil Armfield
Release date: 2006-05-25
19.

Miss Potter

5.0
7.0/10 IMDB

The story of Beatrix Potter, the author of the beloved and best-selling children's book, 'The Tale of Peter Rabbit', and her struggle for love, happiness and success.

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Renée Zellweger, Emily Watson, Barbara Flynn, Bill Paterson, Matyelok Gibbs, Lloyd Owen, Anton Lesser, David Bamber, Phyllida Law ..
Directed by: Chris Noonan
Release date: 2006-12-03
20.

Tristan & Isolde

4.9
6.8/10 IMDB

An affair between the second in line to Britain's throne (Franco) and the princess of the feuding Irish (Myles) spells doom for the young lovers.

Starring: James Franco, Sophia Myles, Rufus Sewell, David O'Hara, Mark Strong, Henry Cavill, Bronagh Gallagher, Ronan Vibert, Lucy Russell, JB Blanc ..
Directed by: Kevin Reynolds
Release date: 2006-04-07
21.

The Break-Up

4.9
5.8/10 IMDB

Pushed to the breaking-up point after their latest 'why can't you do this one little thing for me?' argument, Brooke calls it quits with her boyfriend Gary. What follows is a hilarious series of remedies, war tactics, overtures and undermining tricks – all encouraged by the former couple's friends and confidantes …and the occasional total stranger! When neither ex is willing to move out of their shared apartment, the only solution is to continue living as hostile roommates until one of them reaches breaking point.

Starring: Vince Vaughn, Jennifer Aniston, Joey Lauren Adams, Ann-Margret, Jason Bateman, Judy Davis, Vincent D'Onofrio, Jon Favreau, Cole Hauser, John Michael Higgins ..
Directed by: Peyton Reed
Release date: 2006-06-01
22.

Venus

4.9
7.1/10 IMDB

Maurice is an aging veteran actor who becomes absolutely taken with Jessie - the grandniece of his closest friend. When Maurice tries to soften the petulant and provincial young girl with the benefit of his wisdom and London culture, their give-and-take surprises both Maurice and Jessie as they discover what they don't know about themselves.

Starring: Peter O'Toole, Leslie Phillips, Jodie Whittaker, Vanessa Redgrave, Richard Griffiths, Cathryn Bradshaw, Beatrice Savoretti, Philip Fox, Lolita Chakrabarti, Carolina Giammetta ..
Directed by: Roger Michell
Release date: 2006-09-02
23.

High School Musical

4.9
5.5/10 IMDB

Troy, the popular captain of the basketball team, and Gabriella, the brainy and beautiful member of the academic club, break all the rules of East High society when they secretly audition for the leads in the school's musical. As they reach for the stars and follow their dreams, everyone learns about acceptance, teamwork, and being yourself.

Starring: Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens, Lucas Grabeel, Ashley Tisdale, Corbin Bleu, Monique Coleman, Bart Johnson, Alyson Reed, Olesya Rulin, Drew Seeley ..
Directed by: Kenny Ortega
Release date: 2006-01-20
24.

Conversations with Other Women

4.9
6.9/10 IMDB

Reunited at a wedding after many years, former lovers again feel the pull of a mutual attraction neither is willing to admit. Escaping the reception for the privacy of a hotel room, the unnamed pair explore the choices of the past that led them to the present.

Starring: Helena Bonham Carter, Aaron Eckhart, Yury Tsykun, Brian Geraghty, Brianna Brown, Nora Zehetner, Olivia Wilde, Thomas Lennon ..
Directed by: Hans Canosa
Release date: 2006-06-07
25.

John Tucker Must Die

4.9
5.7/10 IMDB

After discovering they are all dating the same same guy, three popular students from different cliques band together for revenge, so they enlist the help of a new gal in town and conspire to break the jerk's heart, while destroying his reputation.

Starring: Jesse Metcalfe, Brittany Snow, Ashanti, Sophia Bush, Arielle Kebbel, Penn Badgley, Jenny McCarthy-Wahlberg, Fatso-Fasano, Patricia Drake, Taylor Kitsch ..
Directed by: Betty Thomas
Release date: 2006-07-27
26.

Flyboys

4.9
6.5/10 IMDB

The adventures of the Lafayette Escadrille, young Americans who volunteered for the French military before the U.S. entered World War I, and became the country's first fighter pilots.

Starring: James Franco, David Ellison, Jean Reno, Philip Winchester, Abdul Salis, Todd Boyce, Karen Ford, Mac McDonald, Scott Hazell, Ruth Bradley ..
Directed by: Tony Bill
Release date: 2006-09-22
27.

Fido

4.8
6.7/10 IMDB

Timmy Robinson's best friend in the whole wide world is a six-foot tall rotting zombie named Fido. But when Fido eats the next-door neighbor, Mom and Dad hit the roof, and Timmy has to go to the ends of the earth to keep Fido a part of the family. A boy-and-his-dog movie for grown ups, "Fido" will rip your heart out.

Starring: Billy Connolly, Carrie-Anne Moss, Dylan Baker, Kesun Loder, Henry Czerny, Tim Blake Nelson, Sonja Bennett, Alexia Fast, Aaron Brown, Brandon Olds ..
Directed by: Andrew Currie
Release date: 2006-09-07
28.

Something New

4.8
6.6/10 IMDB

Kenya McQueen, a corporate lawyer, finds love in the most unexpected place when she agrees to go on a blind date with Brian Kelly, a sexy and free-spirited landscaper.

Starring: Sanaa Lathan, Simon Baker, Katharine Towne, Mike Epps, Wendy Raquel Robinson, Blair Underwood, Donald Faison, Fuzzy Fantabulous, Stanley DeSantis, K.C. Clyde ..
Directed by: Sanaa Hamri
Release date: 2006-01-29
29.

Aquamarine

4.8
5.3/10 IMDB

Two teenage girls discover that mermaids really do exist after a violent storm washes one ashore. The mermaid, a sassy creature named Aquamarine, is determined to prove to her father that real love exists, and enlists the girls' help in winning the heart of a handsome lifeguard.

Starring: Emma Roberts, JoJo, Sara Paxton, Jake McDorman, Arielle Kebbel, Claudia Karvan, Bruce Spence, Tammin Sursok, Roy Billing, Julia Blake ..
Directed by: Elizabeth Allen Rosenbaum
Release date: 2006-03-03
30.

Failure to Launch

4.8
5.6/10 IMDB

Tripp, an attractive man in his thirties, is still living with his parents Al and Sue. Tripp's best friends Demo and Ace are also still living in their parents' homes and seem proud of it. Al and Sue are not happy, however, and are fascinated when friends whose adult son has recently moved away from home reveal they hired an expert to arrange the matter and couldn't be happier with the result.

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Sarah Jessica Parker, Zooey Deschanel, Justin Bartha, Bradley Cooper, Terry Bradshaw, Kathy Bates, Tyrel Jackson Williams, Katheryn Winnick, Patton Oswalt ..
Directed by: Tom Dey
Release date: 2006-03-10
31.

Just My Luck

4.7
5.4/10 IMDB

Manhattanite Ashley is known to many as the luckiest woman around. After a chance encounter with a down-and-out young man, however, she realizes that she's swapped her fortune for his.

Starring: Lindsay Lohan, Samaire Armstrong, Chris Pine, Missi Pyle, Makenzie Vega, Bree Turner, Faizon Love, Carlos Ponce, Danny Jones, Tom Fletcher ..
Directed by: Donald Petrie
Release date: 2006-02-28
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32.

Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut

4.7
7.6/10 IMDB

Kryptonian villain General Zod (Terence Stamp) and his henchmen are accidentally freed from their outer-space imprisonment and threaten Earth with destruction, just as Superman (Christopher Reeve) decides to renounce his superpowers for his new love, Lois Lane (Margot Kidder). This alternate version of the film is based on footage shot by director Richard Donner before being replaced on the project, and it includes material not seen in the film's original 1980 release.

Starring: Christopher Reeve, Gene Hackman, Marlon Brando, Margot Kidder, Ned Beatty, Jackie Cooper, Sarah Douglas, Jack O'Halloran, Valerie Perrine, Clifton James ..
Directed by: Richard Donner, Richard Lester
Release date: 2006-11-28
33.

Starter for 10

4.7
6.7/10 IMDB

In 1985, against the backdrop of Thatcherism, Brian Jackson enrolls in the University of Bristol, a scholarship boy from seaside Essex with a love of knowledge for its own sake and a childhood spent watching University Challenge, a college quiz show. At Bristol he tries out for the Challenge team and falls under the spell of Alice, a lovely blond with an extensive sexual past.

Starring: James McAvoy, Alice Eve, Dominic Cooper, Simon Woods, Benedict Cumberbatch, Mark Gatiss, Catherine Tate, Rebecca Hall, Elaine Tan, John Henshaw ..
Directed by: Tom Vaughan
Release date: 2006-09-13
34.

You, Me and Dupree

4.7
5.6/10 IMDB

After standing in as best man for his longtime friend Carl Petersen, Randy Dupree loses his job, becomes a barfly and attaches himself to the newlywed couple almost permanently -- as their houseguest. But the longer Dupree camps out on their couch, the closer he gets to Carl's bride, Molly, leaving the frustrated groom wondering when his pal will be moving out.

Starring: Kate Hudson, Owen Wilson, Matt Dillon, Michael Douglas, Seth Rogen, Amanda Detmer, Ralph Ting, Todd Stashwick, Bill Hader, Lance Armstrong ..
Directed by: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
Release date: 2006-07-13
35.

Shortbus

4.7
6.4/10 IMDB

A group of New Yorkers caught up in their romantic/sexual milieu converge at Shortbus, an underground Brooklyn salon infamous for its blend of art, music, politics, and carnality, and loosely inspired by various underground NYC gatherings that took place in the early 2000s. Here, gay couple Jamie and James meet Ceth, a young ex-model and aspiring singer.

Starring: Sook-Yin Lee, Paul Dawson, PJ DeBoy, Jay Brannan, Lindsay Beamish, Raphael Barker, Peter Stickles, Ray Rivas, Bitch, Shanti Carson ..
Directed by: John Cameron Mitchell
Release date: 2006-10-04
36.

It's a Boy Girl Thing

4.6
6.2/10 IMDB

A visit to a natural history museum proves catastrophic for two high school rivals, an overachiever and a jock, when an ancient Aztec statue casts a spell that causes them to switch bodies and see exactly what it's like to walk in the other's shoes.

Starring: Kevin Zegers, Samaire Armstrong, Sherry Miller, Robert Joy, Sharon Osbourne, Maury Chaykin, Mpho Koaho, Emily Hampshire, Brooke D'Orsay, Genelle Williams ..
Directed by: Nick Hurran
Release date: 2006-07-15
37.

Hollywoodland

4.6
6.5/10 IMDB

When Hollywood superstar George Reeves dies in his home, private detective Louis Simo is hired to investigate his death and gets caught in a web of lies involving a big studio executive's wife.

Starring: Adrien Brody, Diane Lane, Ben Affleck, Bob Hoskins, Lois Smith, Kathleen Robertson, Robin Tunney, Todd Grinnell, Caroline Dhavernas, Molly Parker ..
Directed by: Allen Coulter
Release date: 2006-08-31
38.

Breaking and Entering

4.6
6.5/10 IMDB

Set in a blighted, inner-city neighbourhood of London, Breaking and Entering examines an affair which unfolds between a successful British landscape architect and Amira, a Bosnian woman – the mother of a troubled teen son – who was widowed by the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Starring: Jude Law, Juliette Binoche, Vera Farmiga, Robin Wright, Martin Freeman, Rafi Gavron, Poppy Rogers, Ray Winstone, Ed Westwick, Anna Chancellor ..
Directed by: Anthony Minghella
Release date: 2006-12-15
39.

Lonely Hearts

4.6
6.4/10 IMDB

In the late 1940s, a murderous couple known as the 'The Lonely Hearts Killers' kills close to a dozen people. Two detectives try to nab the duo who find their targets via the personals in the paper.

Starring: John Travolta, James Gandolfini, Salma Hayek, Jared Leto, Laura Dern, Michael Gaston, Dan Byrd, Alice Krige, Dagmara Dominczyk, Bailee Madison ..
Directed by: Todd Robinson
Release date: 2006-04-30
40.

Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus

4.6
6.3/10 IMDB

In 1958 New York Diane Arbus is a housewife and mother who works as an assistant to her husband, a photographer employed by her wealthy parents. Respectable though her life is, she cannot help but feel uncomfortable in her privileged world. One night, a new neighbor catches Diane's eye, and the enigmatic man inspires her to set forth on the path to discovering her own artistry.

Starring: Nicole Kidman, Robert Downey Jr., Ty Burrell, Harris Yulin, Jane Alexander, Emmy Clarke, Genevieve McCarthy, Boris McGiver, Marceline Hugot, Mary Duffy ..
Directed by: Steven Shainberg
Release date: 2006-08-30
41.

The Last Kiss

4.5
6.4/10 IMDB

Michael has a great job, has his 4 best friends, and is in love with a beautiful girl at 30. He loves Jenna but his life seems predictable until someone else enters his life. It seems that everybody's having relationship problems.

Starring: Zach Braff, Jacinda Barrett, Casey Affleck, Rachel Bilson, Michael Weston, Eric Christian Olsen, Marley Shelton, Lauren Lee Smith, Harold Ramis, Blythe Danner ..
Directed by: Tony Goldwyn
Release date: 2006-09-10
42.

Man of the Year

4.5
6.2/10 IMDB

The irreverent host of a political satire talk show decides to run for president and expose corruption in Washington. His stunt goes further than he expects when he actually wins the election, but a software engineer suspects that a computer glitch is responsible for his surprising victory.

Starring: Robin Williams, Christopher Walken, Laura Linney, Lewis Black, Jeff Goldblum, Tina Fey, Faith Daniels, David Alpay, Amy Poehler, Chris Matthews ..
Directed by: Barry Levinson
Release date: 2006-10-09
43.

Blind Dating

4.4
6.0/10 IMDB

Danny is a blind man who does not let his impairment get in the way of living his life to the fullest, except when it comes to love. Danny's brother sets him up on a series of blind dates, but all of them go disastrously wrong. Just when Danny is about to give up, he meets Leeza, a nurse who works for Danny's doctor. There is just one catch: Leeza, who is from India, is promised to another man.

Starring: Chris Pine, Anjali Jay, Stephen Tobolowsky, Jane Seymour, Eddie Kaye Thomas, Pooch Hall, Jennifer Alden, Katy Mixon, Frank Gerrish, Dee Macaluso ..
Directed by: James Keach
Release date: 2006-07-28
44.

Griffin & Phoenix

4.4
6.9/10 IMDB

A terminally ill man falls in love with a woman who has a secret that threatens their time spent together.

Starring: Amanda Peet, Dermot Mulroney, Sarah Paulson, Blair Brown, Alison Elliott, Lois Smith, Susan Pourfar, Simon Jones ..
Directed by: Ed Stone
Release date: 2006-09-12
45.

Catch and Release

4.3
5.9/10 IMDB

Gray Wheeler just lost everything. But it could be the best thing that ever happened to her. After the death of her fiancé, Gray moves in with her late love's best friends. While Sam and Dennis do their best to cheer Gray up, Fritz doesn't seem to care. Once Gray breaks through Fritz's defenses, however, she finally sees why her fiancé thought so highly of him. As they spend more time together, Gray learns that her chances for love have not died out with her fiancé. But when some surprise guests show up on their doorstep, it'll take the love of all of her new friends to help Gray learn that life may be messy, but love is messier.

Starring: Jennifer Garner, Timothy Olyphant, Kevin Smith, Sam Jaeger, Juliette Lewis, Fiona Shaw, Tina Lifford, Christopher Redman, Joyce Krenz, Sonja Bennett ..
Directed by: Susannah Grant
Release date: 2006-10-20
46.

Love and Other Disasters

4.3
6.1/10 IMDB

Flighty Emily "Jacks" Jackson works for the British edition of Vogue magazine. Rather than pursue a relationship, Jacks regularly hooks up with her devoted ex-boyfriend, James Wildstone, and lives with Peter Simon, a gay screenwriter. When Jacks meets Argentinian photographer's assistant Paolo Sarmiento, she assumes he is gay and tries to bring him and Peter together, unaware that Paolo is straight and in love with her.

Starring: Brittany Murphy, Matthew Rhys, Santiago Cabrera, Catherine Tate, Jamie Sives, Stephanie Beacham, Gwyneth Paltrow, Orlando Bloom, Dawn French, Will Keen ..
Directed by: Alek Keshishian
Release date: 2006-09-09
47.

Bella

4.3
7.1/10 IMDB

An international soccer star is on his way to sign a multimillion dollar contract when something happens that brings his career to an abrupt end. A beautiful waitress, struggling to make it in New York City, discovers something about herself that she's unprepared for. In one irreversible moment, their lives are turned upside down.

Starring: Tammy Blanchard, Angélica Aragón, Ali Landry Monteverde, Jaime Tirelli, Manny Pérez, Sophie Nyweide, Peter Bucossi, David Castro, Lukas Behnken, Ramón Rodríguez ..
Directed by: Alejandro Monteverde
Release date: 2006-09-09
48.

The Darwin Awards

4.2
5.9/10 IMDB

After botching the capture of a notorious serial killer, idiosyncratic detective Michael Burrows loses his job with the San Francisco Police. He becomes an investigator for an insurance company and joins forces with a cynical field agent to probe suspicious and unusual deaths.

Starring: Joseph Fiennes, David Arquette, Winona Ryder, Juliette Lewis, Ty Burrell, Josh Charles, Kevin Dunn, Nora Dunn, Judah Friedlander, Lukas Haas ..
Directed by: Finn Taylor
Release date: 2006-07-05
49.

My Super Ex-Girlfriend

4.2
5.2/10 IMDB

When New York architect Matt Saunders dumps his new girlfriend Jenny Johnson - a smart, sexy and reluctant superhero known as G-Girl - she uses her powers to make his life a living hell!

Starring: Uma Thurman, Luke Wilson, Anna Faris, Eddie Izzard, Rainn Wilson, Stelio Savante, John Smith, Wanda Sykes, Margaret Anne Florence, Catherine Reitman ..
Directed by: Ivan Reitman
Release date: 2006-07-20
50.

School for Scoundrels

4.2
5.9/10 IMDB

A young guy short on luck, enrolls in a class to build confidence to help win over the girl of his dreams, which becomes complicated when his teacher has the same agenda.

Starring: Billy Bob Thornton, Jon Heder, Jacinda Barrett, Sarah Silverman, Michael Clarke Duncan, David Cross, Horatio Sanz, Matt Walsh, Todd Louiso, Ben Stiller ..
Directed by: Todd Phillips
Release date: 2006-09-29

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