2005 Movies

Memoirs of a Geisha (2005)

Memoirs of a Geisha

  • 35%
  • PG-13
  • 145 min
  • Drama

Based on the internationally acclaimed novel by Arthur Golden, "Memoirs of a Geisha" is a sweeping romantic epic set in a mysterious and exotic world that still casts a potent spell today. The story begins in the years before WWII when a penniless Japanese child is torn from her family to work as a maid in a geisha house. Despite a treacherous rival who nearly breaks her spirit, the girl blossoms into the legendary geisha Sayuri (Ziyi Zhang). Beautiful and accomplished, Sayuri captivates the...

The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (2005)

The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada

    • R
    • 120 min
    • Adventure

    A man is shot and quickly buried in the high desert of west Texas. The body is found and reburied in Van Horn's town cemetery. Pete Perkins, a local ranch foreman, kidnaps a Border Patrolman and forces him to disinter the body. With his captive in tow and the body tied to a mule, Pete undertakes a dangerous and quixotic journey into Mexico.

    The Longest Yard (2005)

    The Longest Yard

    • 31%
    • PG-13
    • 114 min
    • Comedy

    "The Longest Yard" is the story of pro quarterback Paul Crewe (Sandler) and former college champion and coach Nate Scarboro (Reynolds), who are doing time in the same prison. Asked to put together a team of inmates to take on the guards, Crewe enlists the help of Scarboro to coach the inmates to victory in a football game "fixed" to turn out quite another way.

    The Brothers Grimm (2005)

    The Brothers Grimm

    • 38%
    • PG-13
    • 118 min
    • Action

    A dark fantasy about the two "Brothers Grimm" (Ledger and Damon) who travel around the Napoleonic countryside vanquishing fake monsters and demons in exchange for cash. When the French government figures out what they're up to, they force the brothers to deal with the real thing -- a number of murders being committed under mysterious circumstances in the northern woods between Germany and France. It is there that they have to try and discover what's really happening and deal with it before more...

    Broken Flowers (2005)

    Broken Flowers

    • 88%
    • R
    • 106 min
    • Comedy

    In the new film from acclaimed writer/director Jim Jarmusch, winner of the Grand Prix at the 2005 Cannes International Film Festival, Bill Murray stars as Don Johnston.

    The resolutely single Don has just been dumped by his latest lover, Sherry. Don yet again resigns himself to being alone and left to his own devices. Instead, he is compelled to reflect on his past when he receives by mail a mysterious pink letter. It is from an anonymous former lover and informs him that he has a 19-year-old...

    Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (2005)

    Cheaper by the Dozen 2

    • 6%
    • PG
    • 94 min
    • Adventure

    The Bakers are back ... BIG time! America’s favorite movie family returns in CHEAPER BY THE DOZEN 2. Only this time, they’re going toe-to-toe against another clan in the ultimate inter-family battle. The entire CHEAPER BY THE DOZEN cast reunites, including Steve Martin, Bonnie Hunt, Hilary Duff, Tom Welling and Piper Perabo, and they’re joined by a new family, headed by Eugene Levy. Bigger scale, more laughs, ramped-up action – and lots of heart – are the hallmarks of the Bakers’...

    Hard Candy (2005)

    Hard Candy

    • 68%
    • R
    • 99 min
    • Drama

    A smart, charming teenage girl, Hayley probably shouldn't be going to a local coffee shop to meet Jeff, a 30-something fashion photographer she met on the Internet. But before she knows it, she's mixing drinks at Jeff's place and stripping for an impromptu photo shoot. It's Jeff's lucky night. But Hayley isn't as innocent as she looks, and the night takes a turn when she begins to impose a hard-hitting investigation on Jeff in an attempt to reveal his possibly scandalous past. HARD CANDY is an...

    Lords of Dogtown (2005)

    Lords of Dogtown

    • 55%
    • PG-13
    • 105 min
    • Biography

    In Venice, California in the mid '70's, the sport of surfing brought together a group of teenagers from a rough neighborhood. Riding the waves at the Pacific Ocean Park pier, a graveyard of a former amusement park, the boys from "Dogtown" joined the Zephyr skate team (or Z-boys). Known for their aggressive style, awe-inspiring moves and hard street attitude, the Z-Boys spent mornings and afternoons skateboarding. Taking the death-defying moves of surfing and applying them to skateboarding, the...

    Rent (2005)

    Rent

    • 46%
    • PG-13
    • 128 min
    • Drama

    Based on Puccini's classic opera La Boheme, Jonathan Larson's revolutionary rock opera "Rent" tells the story of a group of Bohemians struggling to live and pay their rent in the gritty background of New York's East Village. "Measuring their lives in love," these starving artists strive for success and acceptance while enduring the obstacles of poverty, ilness and the AIDS epidemic.

    One of the longest running shows on Broadway, "Rent" was the winner of the 1996 Pulitzer Prize for Drame, the...

    A History of Violence (2005)

    A History of Violence

    • 87%
    • R
    • 98 min
    • Crime

    A thriller from director David Cronenberg, "A History of Violence" stars Viggo Mortensen as a pillar of a small town community who runs a diner and lives a happy and quiet life with his wife (Maria Bello) and two children. But their lives are forever changed when Mortensen thwarts an attempted robbery and is lauded as a hero by the media, attracting the attention of some mobsters (William Hurt and Ed Harris) who believe he is someone else.

    House of Wax (2005)

    House of Wax

    • 25%
    • R
    • 105 min
    • Horror

    What begins as a weekend getaway for six friends becomes a terrifying fight for their lives in HOUSE OF WAX, an exciting re-imagining of the 1953 horror classic from Dark Castle Entertainment and producers Joel Silver and Robert Zemeckis.

    Yours, Mine & Ours (2005)

    Yours, Mine & Ours

    • 6%
    • PG
    • 88 min
    • Comedy

    A widowed Coast Guard Admiral and a widow handbag designer fall in love and marry, much to the dismay of her 10 and his 8 children. In this family comedy, single parents Frank (Dennis Quaid) and Helen (Rene Russo) plan to tie the knot... but with 18 children between them trying to sabotage the marriage, they discover that weddings – and families – can’t be built in a day.

    Monster-in-Law (2005)

    Monster-in-Law

    • 16%
    • PG-13
    • 95 min
    • Comedy

    Unlucky in love, beautiful Charlotte ‘Charlie’ Cantilini (Jennifer Lopez) has finally met the man of her dreams, Dr. Kevin Fields (Michael Vartan). There’s just one problem - his mother! Overbearing and controlling, not to mention volatile, Viola Fields (Jane Fonda) has recently been canned from her job as a star news anchor. Fearing she will lose her son’s affections as she has her career, Viola decides to break up the happy couple by becoming the world’s worst mother-in-law. Helping...

    The Adventures of Shark Boy & Lava Girl in 3D (2005)

    The Adventures of Shark Boy & Lava Girl in 3D

      • PG
      • 93 min
      • Action

      Sometimes the most amazing superheroes are the ones inside your dreams. So discovers ten-year-old Max (Cayden Boyd), an outcast little boy who has become lost in his own fantasy world in an attempt to escape the everyday worries of dealing with parents (David Arquette and Kristin Davis), school bullies and no-fun summer vacations. But when Max realizes the cool characters, high-flying adventures and incredible secret powers that dwell in his imagination might be far more real than anyone is...

      Zathura (2005)

      Zathura

      • 75%
      • PG
      • 101 min
      • Action

      "Zathura" is the story of two young brothers who are drawn into an intergalactic adventure when their house is magically hurtled through space. The story is based on the book Zathura by children's author Chris Van Allsburg.

      Sahara (2005)

      Sahara

      • 39%
      • PG-13
      • 122 min
      • Action

      1996, Egypt. Searching for a treasure on the Nile, DIRK PITT thwarts the attempted assassination of a beautiful U.N. scientist investigating a disease that is driving thousands of North Africans into madness, cannibalism, and death. The suspected cause of the raging epidemic is vast, unprecedented pollution that threatens to extinguish all life in the world's seas. Racing to save the world from environmental catastrophe, Pitt and his team, equipped with an extraordinary, state-of-the-art yacht,...

      The Producers (2005)

      The Producers

      • 51%
      • PG-13
      • 134 min
      • Comedy

      Max Bialystock is a theatrical producer who sweet-talks rich old women to get them to invest in his Broadway plays. Then he meets Leo Bloom, who innocently realizes that if Max were to get a lot of money to invest in play which was a guaranteed flop, that they would be rich. The two then proceed to find the worst play ever written, obtain a large number of investors, hire a lead actor and director with absolutely no talent, and then sit back to wait for the bad reviews. The plan is faultless,...

      Lie with Me (2005)

      Lie with Me

        • NONE
        • 92 min
        • Drama

        Leila (Lauren Lee Smith) is a sexually voracious young woman who connects with men through brief physical encounters. One night at a crowded house party, Leila meets David (Eric Balfour) and its lust at first sight. Later, as she has casual sex with a stranger just behind the house, David and his girlfriend mirror her actions in their car. Leila and David's eyes lock as they watch each other having sex with others, a courtship ritual that initiates their own sexual affair.

        Primer (2005)

        Primer

        • 73%
        • PG-13
        • 78 min
        • Drama

        At night and on weekends, four men in a suburban garage have built a cottage industry of error-checking devices. But, they know that there is something more. There is some idea, some mechanism, some accidental side effect that is standing between them and a pure leap of innovation. And so, through trial and error they are building the device that is missing most. The story of "Primer" is what happens when two of these men find the device and immediately realize that it is too valuable to...

        XXX: State of the Union (2005)

        XXX: State of the Union

        • 16%
        • PG-13
        • 101 min
        • Action

        Ice Cube replaces Vin Diesel in the lead role of a Gen-X James Bond prototype whose extreme sports skills and criminal record make him an effective and expendable secret agent. Samuel L. Jackson will return as NSA agent Augustus Gibbons, the handler of the incorrigible agent drafted to tackle unsavory thugs around the world.