2004 Documentary Movies

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.

The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (2004)

The Life and Death of Peter Sellers

  • 75%
  • 122 min
  • Biography

The professional and personal life of actor and comedian Peter Sellers was a turbulent one. His early movie fame was based primarily on his comic characterizations, often of bumbling and foreign-accented persons, characters which he embodied. As his movie fame rose, he began to lose his own personal identity to his movie characters, leading to self-doubt of himself as a person.

Twisted (2004)

Twisted

  • 1%
  • R
  • 97 min
  • Crime

Newly promoted police inspector Jessica Shepard (Ashley Judd) is searching for a serial killer, and is shocked to discover that men she has recently slept with are the victims. The investigation becomes more and more twisted as her partner (Andy Garcia) behaves strangely, and the police commissioner (Samuel L. Jackson) is being asked to remove her from the investigation as she is a prime suspect. All the clues point to her and Jessica begins to suspect that she might be the killer she is...

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.

    Immortal (Ad Vitam) (2004)

    Immortal (Ad Vitam)

      • R
      • 103 min
      • Animation

      New York 2095. In a strange pyramid floating in the sky, the gods of ancient Egypt are judging Horus. In the city, a young women with blue hair and tears is arrested, but she has a secret power, even to herself.

      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...

      De-Lovely (2004)

      De-Lovely

      • 48%
      • PG-13
      • 125 min
      • Biography

      De-Lovely is an original musical portrait of American composer Cole Porter, filled with his unforgettable songs. In the film, Porter is looking back on his life as if it was one of his spectacular stage shows, with the people and events of his life becoming the actors and action onstage. Through elaborate production numbers and legendary hits like "Anything Goes," "It's De-Lovely," and "Night and Day," Porter's elegant, excessive past comes to light - including his deeply complicated...

      Fat Albert (2004)

      Fat Albert

      • 23%
      • PG
      • 93 min
      • Comedy

      The characters of Bill Cosby’s famous “Fat Albert” cartoon series find themselves in human form when they tumble out of their television show and end up in the real world. As Fat Albert tries to help young Doris win some friends, he falls in love with her sister Lauri—and everyone gets nervous that not only will his famous problemsolving talent fail him, but that he’ll want to stay in the real world.

      If Only (2004)

      If Only

        • NONE
        • 92 min
        • Comedy
        The Place Promised in Our Early Days (2004)

        The Place Promised in Our Early Days

          • NONE
          • 91 min
          • Animation

          In an alternate postwar timeline, Japan is devided into the Union-controlled North and the US-controlled South.

          New Police Story (2004)

          New Police Story

            • R
            • 123 min
            • Action

            There's not enough whisky in the world to drown the sorrows of Inspector Wing. Once he was Hong Kong's finest cop. Now, he's just a sad drunken mess. How did it come to this? One year earlier. A band of young thieves takes down a large bank. When the police arrives on the scene, the robbers shoot them down in cold blood. Inspector Wing's elite unit is put on the case. Acting on a tip, they storm the thieves' hideout. They're stepping right intro a trap. The place is a labyrinth, rigged as a...

            She Hate Me (2004)

            She Hate Me

            • 19%
            • R
            • 138 min
            • Comedy

            Wharton-educated biotech executive John Henry "Jack" Armstrong (Mackie) gets fired when he informs on his bosses launching an investigation into their business dealings by the Securities & Exchange Commission. Branded a whistle-blower and therefore unemployable, Jack desperately needs to make a living. When his former girlfriend Fatima (Washington), a high powered businesswoman and now a lesbian, offers him cash to impregnate her and her new girlfriend Alex (Ramirez), Jack is persuaded by the...

            "Nature" Holy Cow

              • Unrated
              • 60 min
              • Documentary

              "The South Bank Show" Malcolm Arnold: Toward the Unknown Region: Part 2

                • Unrated
                • 53 min
                • Documentary

                'Donnie Darko': Production Diary

                • 91%
                • R
                • 53 min
                • Documentary
                10 On Ten (2004)

                10 On Ten

                  • Unrated
                  • 88 min
                  • Documentary

                  10 on Ten is a 2004 Iranian documentary film directed by Abbas Kiarostami. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2004 Cannes Film Festival. Looking to his own art for inspiration, Abbas Kiarostami reflects on his techniques of filming and how he taped certain sequences in Ten in 2001.

                  10,000 Maniacs Time Capsule (2004)

                  10,000 Maniacs Time Capsule

                    • Unrated
                    • 58 min
                    • Documentary

                    Time Capsule captures the incredible musical and visual creativity of 10,000 Maniacs. Every stage of the band's remarkable career is represented, from rare early performance footage through hit videos such as "Like the Weather" and "Trouble Me." The DVD also includes three videos not featured in the original release: "These Are Days," "Candy Everybody Wants" and "Because The Night" from the band's triumphant MTV Unplugged. Time Capsule is the definitive history of 10,000 Maniacs and a potent...

                    12 Days of Christmas Eve (2004)

                    12 Days of Christmas Eve

                      • PG
                      • 120 min
                      • Comedy

                      Calvin Carter, a successful business executive, has it all, but neglects those closest to him. On Christmas Eve, all that changes when the sign on his office building falls on him. He awakes in a hospital bed, attended to by Angie, a nurse who soon lets him know he has 12 days (12 chances) to get his act together and achieve the "perfect" Christmas Eve. If he doesn't, there will be dire consequences. Written by DragonEyez

                      13dici a tavola (2004)

                      13dici a tavola

                        • Unrated
                        • 95 min
                        • Comedy

                        Giulio a divorced middle-aged man, returns to the family villa in Tuscany where he spent his childhood holidays with the entire family, in order to arrange for its sale together with his brothers and cousins. The house brings back memories of his youth and of the beautiful Anna, relentlessly pursued by all his brothers but ultimately won over by him. Overcome with emotions, and now aware of the significance of the property, Giulio decides to buy all his relatives' shares and move back to...

                        1421: O Ano em que a China Descobriu a América? (2004)

                        1421: O Ano em que a China Descobriu a América?

                          • Unrated
                          • 120 min
                          • Documentary

                          This special examines the theories outlined by Gavin Menzies in his best-selling book. An amateur historian and former submarine commander in the British Navy, Menzies poses an argument that could change the way we perceive global history forever -- that Chinese admirals discovered America and Chinese junks first circled the earth.