Best Thriller Movies of 2005

1.

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
2.

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: 2005-09-23
3.

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
4.

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
5.

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
6.

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
7.

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
8.

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
9.

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
10.

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
11.

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
12.

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
13.

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
14.

Syriana

5.5
6.9/10 IMDB

The Middle Eastern oil industry is the backdrop of this tense drama, which weaves together numerous story lines. Bennett Holiday is an American lawyer in charge of facilitating a dubious merger of oil companies, while Bryan Woodman, a Switzerland-based energy analyst, experiences both personal tragedy and opportunity during a visit with Arabian royalty. Meanwhile, veteran CIA agent Bob Barnes uncovers an assassination plot with unsettling origins.

Starring: George Clooney, Matt Damon, Jeffrey Wright, Chris Cooper, Amanda Peet, William Hurt, Christopher Plummer, Alexander Siddig, Kayvan Novak, Amr Waked ..
Directed by: Stephen Gaghan
Release date: 2005-11-23
15.

Stay

5.5
6.7/10 IMDB

Psychiatrist Sam Foster has a new patient, Henry Letham, who claims to be suicidal. In trying to diagnose him, Sam visits Henry's prior therapist and also finds Henry's mother -- even though Henry has said that he murdered both of his parents. As reality starts to contradict fact, Sam spirals into an unstable mental state. Then he finds a clue as to how and when Henry may try to kill himself, and races to try to stop him.

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Ryan Gosling, Naomi Watts, Kate Burton, Elizabeth Reaser, Bob Hoskins, Janeane Garofalo, Jessica Hecht, BD Wong, Mark Margolis ..
Directed by: Marc Forster
Release date: 2005-09-24
16.

The Exorcism of Emily Rose

5.4
6.7/10 IMDB

When a younger girl called Emily Rose dies, everyone puts blame on the exorcism which was performed on her by Father Moore prior to her death. The priest is arrested on suspicion of murder. The trial begins with lawyer Erin Bruner representing Moore, but it is not going to be easy, as no one wants to believe what Father Moore says is true.

Starring: Laura Linney, Tom Wilkinson, Campbell Scott, Jennifer Carpenter, Kenneth Welsh, Mary Beth Hurt, Colm Feore, Henry Czerny, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Duncan Fraser ..
Directed by: Scott Derrickson
Release date: 2005-09-09
17.

The Skeleton Key

5.4
6.5/10 IMDB

A hospice nurse working at a spooky New Orleans plantation home finds herself entangled in a mystery involving the house's dark past.

Starring: Kate Hudson, Gena Rowlands, Peter Sarsgaard, John Hurt, Joy Bryant, Marion Zinser, Maxine Barnett, Fahnlohnee R. Harris, Deneen Tyler, Ann Dalrymple ..
Directed by: Iain Softley
Release date: 2005-07-29
18.

Flightplan

5.4
6.3/10 IMDB

Flying at 40,000 feet in a state-of-the art aircraft that she helped design, Kyle Pratt's 6-year-old daughter Julia vanishes without a trace. Or did she? No one on the plane believes Julia was ever onboard. And now Kyle, desperate and alone, can only count on her own wits to unravel the mystery and save her daughter.

Starring: Jodie Foster, Peter Sarsgaard, Sean Bean, Kate Beahan, Michael Irby, Assaf Cohen, Erika Christensen, Shane Edelman, Mary Gallagher, Haley Ramm ..
Directed by: Robert Schwentke
Release date: 2005-09-22
19.

Hostage

5.3
6.5/10 IMDB

When a mafia accountant is taken hostage on his beat, a police officer – wracked by guilt from a prior stint as a negotiator – must negotiate the standoff, even as his own family is held captive by the mob.

Starring: Bruce Willis, Kevin Pollak, Jimmy Bennett, Michelle Horn, Ben Foster, Jonathan Tucker, Marshall Allman, Serena Scott Thomas, Rumer Willis, Marjean Holden ..
Directed by: Florent-Emilio Siri
Release date: 2005-03-10
20.

The Interpreter

5.3
6.4/10 IMDB

After Silvia Broome, an interpreter at United Nations headquarters, overhears plans of an assassination, an American Secret Service agent is sent to investigate.

Starring: Nicole Kidman, Sean Penn, Catherine Keener, Jesper Christensen, Yvan Attal, Earl Cameron, George Harris, Michael Wright, Clyde Kusatsu, Eric Keenleyside ..
Directed by: Sydney Pollack
Release date: 2005-04-08
21.

Red Eye

5.3
6.5/10 IMDB

A woman is kidnapped by a stranger on a routine flight. Threatened by the potential murder of her father, she is pulled into a plot to assist her captor in offing a politician.

Starring: Rachel McAdams, Cillian Murphy, Brian Cox, Jayma Mays, Jack Scalia, Robert Pine, Terry Press, Brittany Oaks, Laura Johnson, Max Kasch ..
Directed by: Wes Craven
Release date: 2005-08-19
22.

The Proposition

5.3
7.3/10 IMDB

In 1880s Australia, a lawman offers renegade Charlie Burns a difficult choice. In order to save his younger brother from the gallows, Charlie must hunt down and kill his older brother, who is wanted for rape and murder. Venturing into one of the Outback's most inhospitable regions, Charlie faces a terrible moral dilemma that can end only in violence.

Starring: Guy Pearce, Ray Winstone, Emily Watson, Danny Huston, David Wenham, John Hurt, Richard Wilson, Noah Taylor, Jeremy Madrona, Jae Mamuyac ..
Directed by: John Hillcoat
Release date: 2005-10-06
23.

Paradise Now

5.2
7.4/10 IMDB

Two childhood friends are recruited for a suicide bombing in Tel Aviv.

Starring: Ali Suliman, Amer Hlehel, Hiam Abbass, Ashraf Barhom, Mohammad Bustami, Lubna Azabal, Kais Nashif ..
Directed by: Hany Abu-Assad
Release date: 2005-09-07
24.

Revolver

5.2
6.3/10 IMDB

Hotshot gambler Jake Green is long on bravado and seriously short of common sense. Rarely is he allowed in any casino because he's a bona fide winner and, in fact, has taken so much money over the years that he's the sole client of his accountant elder brother, Billy. Invited to a private game, Jake is in fear of losing his life.

Starring: Jason Statham, Ray Liotta, Vincent Pastore, André 3000, Mark Strong, Terence Maynard, Francesca Annis, Elana Binysh, Shend, Andrew Howard ..
Directed by: Guy Ritchie
Release date: 2005-09-11
25.

Transporter 2

5.2
6.3/10 IMDB

Professional driver Frank Martin is living in Miami, where he is temporarily filling in for a friend as the chauffeur for a government narcotics control policymaker and his family. The young boy in the family is targeted for kidnapping, and Frank immediately becomes involved in protecting the child and exposing the kidnappers.

Starring: Jason Statham, Amber Valletta, Kate Nauta, Alessandro Gassmann, François Berléand, Robert Small, Matthew Modine, Jason Flemyng, Keith David, Ron Madoff ..
Directed by: Louis Leterrier
Release date: 2005-08-03
26.

Land of the Dead

5.1
6.2/10 IMDB

The world is full of zombies and the survivors have barricaded themselves inside a walled city to keep out the living dead. As the wealthy hide out in skyscrapers and chaos rules the streets, the rest of the survivors must find a way to stop the evolving zombies from breaking into the city.

Starring: Simon Baker, John Leguizamo, Dennis Hopper, Asia Argento, Robert Joy, Eugene A. Clark, Joanne Boland, Tony Nappo, Jennifer Baxter, Boyd Banks ..
Directed by: George A. Romero
Release date: 2005-06-18
27.

Hide and Seek

5.0
5.9/10 IMDB

David Callaway tries to piece together his life in the wake of his wife's suicide and has been left to raise his nine-year-old daughter, Emily on his own. David is at first amused to discover that Emily has created an imaginary friend named 'Charlie', but it isn't long before 'Charlie' develops a sinister and violent side, and as David struggles with his daughter's growing emotional problems, he comes to the frightening realisation that 'Charlie' isn't just a figment of Emily's imagination.

Starring: Robert De Niro, Dakota Fanning, Famke Janssen, Elisabeth Shue, Amy Irving, Dylan Baker, Melissa Leo, Robert John Burke, Molly Grant Kallins, Brendan Sexton III ..
Directed by: John Polson
Release date: 2005-01-27
28.

The Pacifier

4.9
5.6/10 IMDB

Navy SEAL Shane Wolfe is handed a new assignment: Protect the five Plummer kids from enemies of their recently deceased father -- a government scientist whose top-secret experiment remains hidden in the kids' house.

Starring: Vin Diesel, Morgan York, Max Thieriot, Lauren Graham, Faith Ford, Chris Potter, Brittany Snow, Brad Garrett, Carol Kane, Tate Donovan ..
Directed by: Adam Shankman
Release date: 2005-03-04
29.

Into the Blue

4.9
5.9/10 IMDB

When they take some friends on an extreme sport adventure, the last thing Jared and Sam expect to see below the shark-infested waters is a legendary pirate ship rumored to contain millions of dollars in gold. But their good fortune is short-lived, as a ruthless gang of criminals gets word of what they have uncovered.

Starring: Paul Walker, Jessica Alba, Scott Caan, Ashley Scott, Josh Brolin, Chris Taloa, James Frain, Dwayne Adway, Tyson Beckford ..
Directed by: John Stockwell
Release date: 2005-09-30
30.

The Brothers Grimm

4.9
5.9/10 IMDB

Folklore collectors and con artists, Jake and Will Grimm, travel from village to village pretending to protect townsfolk from enchanted creatures and performing exorcisms. However, they are put to the test when they encounter a real magical curse in a haunted forest with real magical beings, requiring genuine courage.

Starring: Heath Ledger, Matt Damon, Mackenzie Crook, Roger Ashton-Griffiths, Peter Stormare, Jonathan Pryce, Monica Bellucci, Lena Headey, Richard Ridings, Barbora Lukešová ..
Directed by: Terry Gilliam
Release date: 2005-08-26
31.

Hostel

4.9
5.9/10 IMDB

Three backpackers head to a Slovakian city that promises to meet their hedonistic expectations, with no idea of the hell that awaits them.

Starring: Jay Hernandez, Derek Richardson, Eythor Gudjonsson, Barbara Nedeljakova, Jana Kaderabkova, Jan Vlasák, Lubomir Bukovy, Takashi Miike, Keiko Seiko, Jana Havlickova ..
Directed by: Eli Roth
Release date: 2005-09-17
32.

Harsh Times

4.9
6.8/10 IMDB

Jim Davis is an ex-Army Ranger who finds himself slipping back into his old life of petty crime after a job offer from the LAPD evaporates. His best friend is pressured by his girlfriend Sylvia to find a job, but Jim is more interested in hanging out and making cash from small heists, while trying to get a law enforcement job so he can marry his Mexican girlfriend.

Starring: Christian Bale, Freddy Rodríguez, Eva Longoria, Chaka Forman, Tammy Trull, J.K. Simmons, Michael Monks, Samantha Esteban, Tania Verafield, Noel Gugliemi ..
Directed by: David Ayer
Release date: 2005-09-11
33.

The Batman vs. Dracula

4.8
6.6/10 IMDB

Gotham City is terrorized not only by recent escapees Joker and Penguin, but by the original creature of the night, Dracula! Can Batman stop the ruthless vampire before he turns everyone in the city, including The Caped Crusader, Joker and Penguin, into his mindless minions?

Starring: Rino Romano, Peter Stormare, Tara Strong, Alastair Duncan, Tom Kenny, Kevin Michael Richardson, Jeff Bennett, Richard Green, Neil Ross, James Sie ..
Directed by: Michael Goguen
Release date: 2005-10-18
34.

The Matador

4.8
6.7/10 IMDB

The life of Danny Wright, a salesman forever on the road, veers into dangerous and surreal territory when he wanders into a Mexican bar and meets a mysterious stranger, Julian, who's very likely a hit man. Their meeting sets off a chain of events that will change their lives forever, as Wright is suddenly thrust into a far-from-mundane existence that he takes to surprisingly well … once he gets acclimated to it.

Starring: Pierce Brosnan, Greg Kinnear, Hope Davis, Portia Dawson, Adam Scott, Israel Tellez, Arlin Miller, Azucena Medina, Jonah Meyerson, Wiveca Bonerais ..
Directed by: Richard Shepard
Release date: 2005-05-12
35.

Derailed

4.7
6.6/10 IMDB

When two married business executives having an affair are blackmailed by a violent criminal, they are forced to turn the tables on him to save their families.

Starring: Clive Owen, Jennifer Aniston, Vincent Cassel, Melissa George, Addison Timlin, Xzibit, RZA, Sandra Bee, William Armstrong, Tom Conti ..
Directed by: Mikael Håfström
Release date: 2005-11-11
36.

The Ring Two

4.7
5.4/10 IMDB

Rachel Keller must prevent evil Samara from taking possession of her son's soul.

Starring: Naomi Watts, Simon Baker, Elizabeth Perkins, David Dorfman, Gary Cole, Sissy Spacek, Ryan Merriman, Emily VanCamp, Kelly Overton, James Lesure ..
Directed by: Hideo Nakata
Release date: 2005-03-17
37.

House of Wax

4.7
5.4/10 IMDB

A group of unwitting teens are stranded near a strange wax museum and soon must fight to survive and keep from becoming the next exhibit.

Starring: Elisha Cuthbert, Paris Hilton, Brian Van Holt, Jared Padalecki, Chad Michael Murray, Jon Abrahams, Robert Ri'chard, Thomas Adamson, Dragicia Debert, Murray Smith ..
Directed by: Jaume Collet-Serra
Release date: 2005-04-30
38.

Tideland

4.6
6.3/10 IMDB

Because of the actions of her irresponsible parents, a young girl is left alone on a decrepit country estate and survives inside her fantastic imagination.

Starring: Jodelle Ferland, Janet McTeer, Jennifer Tilly, Jeff Bridges, Brendan Fletcher, Dylan Taylor, Wendy Anderson, Sally Crooks ..
Directed by: Terry Gilliam
Release date: 2005-09-09
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39.

Cigarette Burns

4.6
7.5/10 IMDB

With a torrid past that haunts him, a movie theatre owner is hired to search for the only existing print of a film so notorious that its single screening caused the viewers to become homicidally insane.

Starring: Norman Reedus, Colin Foo, Udo Kier, Christopher Redman, Chris Gauthier, Zara Taylor, Gary Hetherington, Julius Chapple, Taras Kostyuk, Brad Kelly ..
Directed by: John Carpenter
Release date: 2005-12-16
40.

Æon Flux

4.6
5.4/10 IMDB

400 years into the future, disease has wiped out the majority of the world's population, except one walled city, Bregna, ruled by a congress of scientists. When Æon Flux, the top operative in the underground 'Monican' rebellion, is sent on a mission to kill a government leader, she uncovers a world of secrets.

Starring: Charlize Theron, Marton Csokas, Jonny Lee Miller, Sophie Okonedo, Frances McDormand, Pete Postlethwaite, Amelia Warner, Caroline Chikezie, Paterson Joseph, Nikolai Kinski ..
Directed by: Karyn Kusama
Release date: 2005-11-30
41.

Assault on Precinct 13

4.6
6.3/10 IMDB

On New Year's Eve, inside a police station that's about to be closed for good, officer Jake Roenick must cobble together a force made up cops and criminals to save themselves from a mob looking to kill mobster Marion Bishop.

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Laurence Fishburne, Gabriel Byrne, Maria Bello, Drea de Matteo, John Leguizamo, Brian Dennehy, Ja Rule, Currie Graham, Aisha Hinds ..
Directed by: Jean-François Richet
Release date: 2005-01-19
42.

Where the Truth Lies

4.6
6.4/10 IMDB

An ambitious reporter probes the reasons behind the sudden split of a 1950s comedy team.

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Colin Firth, Alison Lohman, David Hayman, Rachel Blanchard, Maury Chaykin, Sonja Bennett, Kristin Adams, Deborah Grover, Beau Starr ..
Directed by: Atom Egoyan
Release date: 2005-10-07
43.

The Quiet

4.5
6.2/10 IMDB

After her widowed father dies, deaf teenager Dot moves in with her godparents, Olivia and Paul Deer. The Deers' daughter, Nina, is openly hostile to Dot, but that does not prevent her from telling her secrets to her silent stepsister, including the fact that she wants to kill her lecherous father.

Starring: Elisha Cuthbert, Camilla Belle, Edie Falco, Martin Donovan, Shawn Ashmore, Katy Mixon, David Gallagher, Maria Cash, Jo Baker, Steve Uzzell ..
Directed by: Jamie Babbit
Release date: 2005-09-12
44.

Feast

4.5
6.2/10 IMDB

Trapped in a remote tavern, a group of strangers must band together for survival. Outside the bar, a horde of ravenous, flesh-eating monsters are trying to break in and dine on the frightened humans inside.

Starring: Balthazar Getty, Henry Rollins, Navi Rawat, Judah Friedlander, Jason Mewes, Krista Allen, Jenny Wade, Josh Zuckerman, Clu Gulager, Eric Dane ..
Directed by: John Gulager
Release date: 2005-10-14
45.

Wolf Creek

4.5
6.2/10 IMDB

Stranded backpackers in remote Australia fall prey to a murderous bushman, who offers to fix their car, then takes them captive.

Starring: John Jarratt, Cassandra Magrath, Kestie Morassi, Nathan Phillips, Andy McPhee, Darren Humphreys, Teresa Palmer, Gordon Poole, Guy O'Donnell, Geoff Revell ..
Directed by: Greg McLean
Release date: 2005-09-16
46.

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
47.

Two for the Money

4.5
6.2/10 IMDB

A former college athlete joins forces with a sports consultant to handicap football games for high-rolling gamblers.

Starring: Al Pacino, Matthew McConaughey, Rene Russo, Armand Assante, Jeremy Piven, Jaime King, Kevin Chapman, Gedde Watanabe, Carly Pope, Charles Carroll ..
Directed by: D. J. Caruso
Release date: 2005-10-07
48.

Fragile

4.5
6.0/10 IMDB

Haunted by memories of a patient's death, a nurse takes a job at an antiquated hospital for children. Soon she learns that the kids fear a ghost that prowls the floors and will not allow anyone to leave. Amy tries to protect them and convince the other staffers of the evil that lurks there.

Starring: Calista Flockhart, Richard Roxburgh, Elena Anaya, Gemma Jones, Colin McFarlane, Yasmin Murphy, Michael Pennington, Daniel Ortiz, Ivana Baquero ..
Directed by: Jaume Balagueró
Release date: 2005-10-14
49.

The Call of Cthulhu

4.4
7.1/10 IMDB

A dying professor leaves his great-nephew a collection of documents pertaining to the Cthulhu Cult. The nephew begins to learn why the study of the cult so fascinated his grandfather. Bit-by-bit he begins piecing together the dread implications of his grandfather's inquiries, and soon he takes on investigating the Cthulhu cult as a crusade of his own.

Starring: Matt Foyer, John Bolen, Ralph Lucas, Chad Fifer, Susan Zucker, Kalafatic Poole, John Klemantaski ..
Directed by: Andrew Leman
Release date: 2005-01-01
50.

The Ice Harvest

4.4
6.2/10 IMDB

A shady lawyer attempts a Christmas Eve crime, hoping to swindle the local mob out of some money. But his partner, a strip club owner, might have different plans for the cash.

Starring: John Cusack, Billy Bob Thornton, Lara Phillips, Bill Noble, Brad Smith, Ned Bellamy, Connie Nielsen, Mike Starr, T.J. Jagodowski, Meghan Maureen McDonough ..
Directed by: Harold Ramis
Release date: 2005-11-23

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