2004 Documentary Movies

Anatomie de L'enfer (2004)

Anatomie de L'enfer

    • 77 min
    • Drama

    A man rescues a woman from a suicide attempt in a gay nightclub. Walking the streets together, she propositions him: She'll pay him to visit her at her isolated house for four consecutive nights. There he will silently watch her. He's reluctant, but agrees. As the four nights progress, they become more intimate with each other, and a mutual fascination/revulsion develops. By the end of the four-day "contract", these two total strangers will have had a profound impact on each other.

    The Woodsman (2004)

    The Woodsman

    • 88%
    • R
    • 87 min
    • Drama

    A pedophile returns to his hometown after 12 years in prison and attempts to start a new life.

    House of D (2004)

    House of D

    • 10%
    • PG-13
    • 97 min
    • Comedy

    A comical and touching story of a man looking back at his childhood in 1970s Greenwich Village, Lions Gate Films' HOUSE OF D is the feature film writing and directing debut of actor David Duchovny, starring Duchovny, Anton Yelchin, Robin Williams, Téa Leoni, Frank Langella and Erykah Badu.

    An American artist living a bohemian existence in Paris, Tom Warshaw (David Duchovny) is trying to make sense of his troubled adult life by reflecting upon his extraordinary childhood...The year is 1973,...

    Vanity Fair (2004)

    Vanity Fair

    • 50%
    • PG-13
    • 141 min
    • Drama

    A big-screen version of William Makepeace Thackeray's novel. Set in the 1840s, it centers on a lower-class girl, Becky Sharp (Witherspoon), who defies her poverty-stricken background to climb the London social ladder with her best friend, Amelia, by her side.

    Raise Your Voice (2004)

    Raise Your Voice

    • 15%
    • PG
    • 103 min
    • Family

    Hillary Duff plays Terri Fletcher, star of her small town church choir and a girl with a special gift...an extraordinary voice. When a personal tragedy interrupts her steady life, Terri searches for strength within herself - and she will need it. A surprise acceptance to a summer study program at the country's most prestigious music school in Los Angeles is both an honor and a problem. Her strict father is absolutely against it. Not wanting to hurt her beloved father, yet knowing this is the...

    The Libertine (2004)

    The Libertine

      • R
      • 110 min
      • Drama

      Johnny Depp stars in "The Libertine" as the scandalously decadent John Wilmot, the second Earl of Rochester. The film follows the Earl's adventures in London, from his passionate romance with a young actress, Elizabeth Barry (Samantha Morton), to the writing of a scurrilous play which blisteringly and bawdily lampoons the very monarch who commissioned it, Charles II (John Malkovich), leading to the Earl's banishment and eventual downfall.

      Laurence Dunmore makes an assured directorial debut,...

      Black Friday (2004)

      Black Friday

        • NONE
        • 143 min
        • Crime

        Black Friday" is a film about the investigations following the March 12, 1993 serial Bombay bomb blasts, told through the different stories of the people involved - police, conspirators, victims, and middlemen. The film is based on S. Hussain Zaidis' book of the same name which depicted the shocking and violent events of that fateful day which followed just two weeks after the bombing of the World Trade Center. "Black Friday" was also nominated for the Golden Leopard Award at the Locarno...

        Ladies in Lavender (2004)

        Ladies in Lavender

        • 63%
        • PG-13
        • 103 min
        • Drama

        Set in picturesque coastal Cornwall, in a tight-knit fishing village in the 1930’s, Ladies in Lavender boasts the cream of British acting talent as Oscar and BAFTA award-winners Dame Judi Dench (Iris, Chocolat, recent James Bond films) and Dame Maggie Smith (Gosford Park, Tea with Mussolini, the Harry Potter films) play the leading roles of sisters Ursula (Dench) and Janet Widdington (Smith).

        Rising German talent and award-winning Daniel Bruhl (Goodbye Lenin!) plays Andrea. A gifted young...

        Speak (2004)

        Speak

          • PG-13
          • 89 min
          • Drama

          After a blurred trauma over the summer, Melinda enters high school a selective mute. Struggling with school, friends, and family, she tells the dark tale of her experiences, and why she has chosen not to speak.

          Bride and Prejudice (2004)

          Bride and Prejudice

          • 64%
          • PG-13
          • 111 min
          • Comedy

          "Bride and Prejudice" puts an entirely different spin on Jane Austen's story of spirited courtship - Bollywood-style. Music, dance and spectacle merge with love, vanity and social pressures, as director Gurinder Chadha transports the comic tale of a witty young woman trying to find a suitable husband to a cross-cultural setting that spans 21st century India, London and America. It all begins in a modest Indian village when the determined Mrs. Bakshi sets out to find marriage matches for her...

          Birth (2004)

          Birth

          • 39%
          • R
          • 100 min
          • Drama

          Maverick young filmmaker Jonathan Glazer affirms the promise of his brilliant debut, "Sexy Beast," with his new film "Birth," teaming with Academy Award winner Nicole Kidman for a metaphysical love story that explores the space between what we know and what we feel. Kidman stars as Anna, a delicate young widow who is on the verge of a new life when a solemn little boy appears, claiming to be the reincarnation of her dead husband. As Anna, Kidman achieves a breathtaking emotional transparency to...

          Head in the Clouds (2004)

          Head in the Clouds

          • 15%
          • R
          • 132 min
          • Drama

          When 18 year old Guy Malyon takes up a scholarship at Cambridge University his world is forever changed following a passionate affair with a stunning, aristocratic but hedonistic fellow student, Gilda Besse, which takes him across Europe from the killing fields of Spain's Civil War to occupied France... before a dangerous secret threatens to tear them apart.

          Nobody Knows (2004)

          Nobody Knows

            • PG-13
            • 141 min
            • Drama

            Four children are forced to rely on one another after they are abandoned by their mother.

            3-Iron (2004)

            3-Iron

            • 87%
            • R
            • 90 min
            • Crime

            Tae-suk (JAE Hee) drifts around on his motorcycle looking for empty houses to stay in. He goes from door to door and puts up flyers in the keyholes of each house. He later breaks into the house where the flyer has not been removed, assuming that the owner is away...

            A Love Song for Bobby Long (2004)

            A Love Song for Bobby Long

            • 42%
            • R
            • 119 min
            • Drama

            A headstrong young woman returns to New Orleans after the death of her estranged mother.

            Before the Fall (2004)

            Before the Fall

              • NONE
              • 117 min
              • Drama

              Set during World War II, this movie follows German teenagers who attend a napola - a special institution for gifted boys that turns them into the Nazi elite as they become ruthless servants of the Fuhrer.

              Eros (2004)

              Eros

              • 34%
              • R
              • 108 min
              • Drama

              EROS is a three-part anthology film about eroticism and desire by a trio of world cinema’s outstanding directors, Wong Kar Wai, Steven Soderbergh and Michelangelo Antonioni. The film also serves as an homage by two younger directors, Wong and Soderbergh, to Antonioni who has informed and inspired their work. The Italian master has extensively examined this terrain in such classics as L’AVVENTURA, BLOWUP and THE PASSENGER.

              Shall We Dance? (2004)

              Shall We Dance?

                • PG-13
                • 106 min
                • Comedy

                For longer than he can remember, John Clark (RICHARD GERE) has led a dull existence.... and even with a successful career, charming wife (SUSAN SARANDON) and loving family, he still feels something is missing as he makes his mind-numbing commute through the city each day.

                But one night, on his evening ride home, he looks up to see a beautiful woman (JENNIFER LOPEZ) staring through the window of a dance studio. Haunted by her gaze, John impulsively jumps off the train and signs up for dance...

                Maria Full of Grace (2004)

                Maria Full of Grace

                • 97%
                • R
                • 101 min
                • Crime

                HBO Films and Fine Line Features present the Sundance and Berlin Film Festival award winner, Maria Full of Grace. The film tells the story of one young woman’s journey from a small Colombian town to the streets of New York. A bright, spirited 17-year old, Maria Alvarez (Catalina Sandino Moreno) lives with three generations of her family in a cramped house in rural Colombia and works stripping thorns from flowers in a rose plantation. The offer of a lucrative job involving travel – in fact,...

                The Door in the Floor (2004)

                The Door in the Floor

                • 67%
                • R
                • 110 min
                • Comedy

                An adaptation of John Irving's novel "A Widow for One Year". Alternatively tragic and comic, "The Door in the Floor" explores the complexities of love in both its brightest and darkest corners. Set in the privileged beach community of East Hampton, New York, the film chronicles one pivotal summer in the lives of famous children's books author Ted Cole (Bridges) and his beautiful wife Marion (Basinger). Their once-great marriage has been strained by tragedy. Her resulting despondency and his...