Best Tv Movie Movies of 2005


Shakespeare Retold: The Taming of the Shrew

Shakespeare Retold: The Taming of the Shrew
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
Directed by: David Richards
Release date: 2005-11-21

Cigarette Burns

Cigarette Burns
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
Directed by: John Carpenter
Release date: 2005-12-16

The Girl in the Café

The Girl in the Café
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
Directed by: David Yates
Release date: 2005-06-25

Kim Possible Movie: So the Drama


Dr. Drakken has an evil new plot for world domination, but his ultimate success depends upon finding out KP's weakness which may involve a new hottie at Middleton High School named Eric, who suddenly sparks feelings in Ron about Kim that resemble much more than friendship. To make matters worse, Bueno Nacho, Ron's favorite fast food chain has turned sour on him by bombarding him with little Devils

Starring: Christy Carlson Romano, Will Friedle, Nancy Cartwright, Tahj Mowry, Gary Cole
Directed by: Steve Loter
Release date: 2005-04-08

Jesse Stone: Stone Cold


Jesse Stone is a former L.A. homicide detective who left behind the big city and an ex-wife to become the police chief of the quiet New England fishing town of Paradise. Stone's old habits die hard as he continues to indulge his two favorite things--scotch and women. When a series of murders takes place and a high school girl is raped, he's forced to face his own demons in order to solve the crimes. And, since these are the first murders to occur in Paradise, Jesse must also train his inexperienced staff of police officers to assist in the investigation to find the killers and the rapist before they can strike again.

Starring: Tom Selleck, Jane Adams, Reg Rogers, Viola Davis, Alexis Dziena
Directed by: Robert Harmon
Release date: 2005-02-20

My Family and Other Animals

My Family and Other Animals
An English family relocates to sunny Greece in the months before WWII.
Starring: Imelda Staunton, Matthew Goode, Russell Tovey, Chris Langham, Omid Djalili
Directed by: Sheree Folkson
Release date: 2005-12-27


An original (2005) documentary from Turner Classic Movies narrated by Julie Christie.
Starring: Julie Christie, Greta Garbo
Directed by: Christopher Bird, Kevin Brownlow
Release date: 2005-07-04



Twins separated at birth, Camryn and Alex meet by chance for the first time on their 21st birthday and discover they're witches with the power to save their homeland of Coventry from the evil that threatens it. But when Camryn leaves Alex to face the darkness alone, will Coventry be doomed? Or will the sisters multiply their magic by standing together?

Starring: Tia Mowry, Tamera Mowry, Kristen Wilson, Patrick Fabian, Jennifer Robertson
Directed by: Stuart Gillard
Release date: 2005-10-14


During World War II, four Britons tunnel out of a German POW camp. One is killed, two are recaptured and one escapes. Scottish Corporal Nicholas McGrade, the lone escapee, is a slacker and reluctant soldier, but is coerced into the secret MI9 Unit and participates in the facilitation of other escapes. Wills and Jack Rose, the two escapees who were recaptured, are transferred to Colditz, a medieval castle in Saxony which has been refitted as an escape-proof, high security institution to house recitative prisoners who repeatedly attempt to escape. At Rose's request, McGrade looks up Rose's girlfriend in Britain only to find out he is falling in love with her. When the faithful Lizzie rejects the advances of the smitten McGrade, he uses his influence to fake Jack's death so as to clear any obstacles to Lizzie.
Starring: Damian Lewis, Sophia Myles, Tom Hardy, Laurence Fox, James Fox
Directed by: Stuart Orme
Release date: 2005-05-27

Love's Long Journey

Love's Long Journey
Missie's surprise pregnancy sets her on a new course that is both thrilling and terrifying. After all the planning and dreaming, she and her husband, Willie, have headed west in a covered wagon, leaving behind the prairie home of Missie's parents. Now, caught between the excitement of the new adventure and the pain of not knowing when she'll see her family again, Missie copes with the challenges, and cherishes the rewards, of her new homestead.
Starring: Erin Cottrell, Dale Midkiff, Logan Bartholomew, Frank McRae, Drew Tyler Bell
Directed by: Michael Landon Jr.
Release date: 2005-12-03

Gideon's Daughter


Bill Nighy and Miranda Richardson star in a story of grief and celebrity, set in the intense spring and summer of New Labour's election victory and Diana's death. Nighy is a PR guru who has to stop and re-evaluate his world when his daughter threatens to leave his life, perhaps as revenge for his serial infidelities. Richardson plays a mother trying to bury her grief in an unconventional way after the loss of her young son.

Starring: Bill Nighy, Miranda Richardson, Emily Blunt, Robert Lindsay, Tom Hardy
Directed by: Stephen Poliakoff
Release date: 2005-10-21

The Search for the Northwest Passage

The Search for the Northwest Passage
A look at the search for the fabled Northwest passage, the legendary path through the ice across the Canadian Arctic, and the attempts made by wealthy British explorer Sir John Franklin and penniless Norwegian Roald Amundsen.
Starring: Colin Tierney, Maureen Bennett, Richard Betts, KÃ¥re Conradi, Thom Fell
Directed by: Louise Osmond
Release date: 2005-03-24

Incident On and Off a Mountain Road


While driving at night on a mountain road, Ellen gets distracted and hits an abandoned car. When she tries to get help, she is attacked by a backwoods killer named Moonface, and must fight to stay alive using advice she got from her husband.

Starring: Bree Turner, Angus Scrimm, John DeSantis, Ethan Embry, Heather Feeney
Directed by: Don Coscarelli
Release date: 2005-10-28

Dreams in the Witch House

Dreams in the Witch House
A college student renting an old room in a boarding house discovers a plot by sinister, otherworldly forces to sacrifice his neighbor's infant. Based on the short story by H. P. Lovecraft
Starring: Ezra Godden, Campbell Lane, Jay Brazeau, Chelah Horsdal, David Racz
Directed by: Stuart Gordon
Release date: 2005-11-03

Steve McQueen: The Essence of Cool

Steve McQueen: The Essence of Cool
Friends, family, co-stars and admirers of actor Steve McQueen talk about his life and his movie career.
Starring: Steve McQueen, David Foster, Don Gordon, Eli Wallach, Hillard Elkins
Directed by: Mimi Freedman
Release date: 2005-06-01

Mom at Sixteen

Mom at Sixteen
Pregnant sixteen year old Jacey's well-meaning mother forces her to keep the birth a secret and decides to raise the baby as her own.
Starring: Danielle Panabaker, Jane Krakowski, Clare Stone, Tyler Hynes, Colin Ferguson
Directed by: Peter Werner
Release date: 2005-03-01

The Government Inspector

The Government Inspector
The Government Inspector is a 2005 television drama based on the life of Dr. David Kelly and the lead-up to the Iraq War in the United Kingdom.
Starring: Mark Rylance, Jonathan Cake, Emma Fielding, Daniel Ryan, Geraldine Alexander
Directed by: Peter Kosminsky
Release date: 2005-03-17



Police officer Frank Spivey is eating lunch in his squad car when he happens upon a crazed man with a butcher knife forcing a young woman onto the ground.

Starring: Steven Weber, Laurie Brunetti, Carrie Fleming, Kevin Crofton, Beau Starr
Directed by: Dario Argento
Release date: 2005-11-18

National Geographic Explorer: King Tut's Final Secrets


As part of a high-tech forensic probe into the demise of Egyptian Pharaoh Tutankhamun, scientists use X-rays and CT scans as they attempt to reach a conclusion about just how this famed king died. In addition, they explore the mysterious curse on explorers linked to Tut's tomb excavation.

Starring: Zahi Hawass, Frank J. Rhli, F. DeWolfe Miller, Paul Gostner, Sieglinde Scheuerer
Directed by: Brando Quilici
Release date: 2005-12-17

Now You See It...

Now You See It...
While producing a reality TV show, a teenager meets a magician whose powers are real but put him in danger.
Starring: Aly Michalka, Johnny Pacar, Frank Langella, Brendan Hill, Chris Olivero
Directed by: Duwayne Dunham
Release date: 2005-01-14

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