2005 August Movies

The 40 Year Old Virgin (2005)

The 40 Year Old Virgin

  • 85%
  • R
  • 116 min
  • Comedy

40-year-old Andy Stitzer (Steve Carrell) has done quite a few things in his life. He's got a cushy job stamping invoices at an electronics superstore, a nice apartment with a proud collection of action figures and comic books, good friends, a nice attitude. But there's just one little thing he hasn't quite gotten around to doing yet--something most people have done by his age. Done a lot. Andy's never, ever, ever had sex--not even by accident. So is that such a big deal?

Junebug (2005)

Junebug

  • 86%
  • R
  • 102 min
  • Comedy

When Madeleine (Embeth Davidtz), a British-born dealer in regional, "outsider" art, travels from Chicago to North Carolina to pursue a local painter for her gallery, she and her brand-new, younger husband George (Alessandro Nivola) extend the trip to include an introduction to his family: his prickly mother Peg (Celia Weston); his taciturn father Eugene (Scott Wilson); his angry younger brother Johnny (Benjamin McKenzie), who has always suffered in the shadow of his over-achieving brother; and...

Four Brothers (2005)

Four Brothers

  • 53%
  • R
  • 109 min
  • Action

After their adoptive mother is murdered during a grocery store holdup, the Mercer brothers -- hotheaded Bobby (Mark Wahlberg), ladies’ man Angel (Tyrese Gibson), family man and businessman Jeremiah (André Benjamin), and hard rocking Jack (Garrett Hedlund) -- reunite to take the matter of her death into their own hands. As they track down her killer, they quickly realize that their old ways of doing business have new consequences. In this character-driven action-drama from acclaimed...

The Constant Gardener (2005)

The Constant Gardener

  • 84%
  • R
  • 129 min
  • Drama

Based on the best-selling John le Carré novel and from the Academy Award-nominated director of "City of God." In a remote area of Northern Kenya, activist Tessa Quayle (Rachel Weisz) is found brutally murdered. Tessa's companion, a doctor, appears to have fled the scene, and the evidence points to a crime of passion. Members of the British High Commission in Nairobi assume that Tessa's widower, their mild-mannered and unambitious colleague Justin Quayle (Ralph Fiennes), will leave the matter...

The Dukes of Hazzard (2005)

The Dukes of Hazzard

  • 13%
  • PG-13
  • 104 min
  • Action

Set in present day, the story follows the adventures of "good old boy" cousins, Bo (Seann William Scott) and Luke (Johnny Knoxville) Duke, who with the help of their eye-catching cousin Daisy (Jessica Simpson) and moonshine running Uncle Jesse (Willie Nelson), try and save the family farm from being destroyed by Hazzard County's corrupt commissioner Boss Hogg (Burt Reynolds). Their efforts constantly find the "Duke Boys" eluding authorities in "The General Lee," their famed 1969 orange Dodge...

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...

The Transporter 2 (2005)

The Transporter 2

    • PG-13
    • 88 min
    • Action

    Jason Statham returns in his signature role: ex-Special Forces operative Frank Martin, aka “The Transporter.” Now retired in Miami, Martin makes a living driving for a wealthy family, including twin brothers with whom he has unexpectedly bonded. But when the boys are abducted, Martin must use all his skills to bring them to safety and discover the kidnapper's master plan.

    Frank Martin is the best in the business. The ex-Special Forces operative hires himself out as a mercenary...

    The Great Raid (2005)

    The Great Raid

    • 37%
    • R
    • 132 min
    • Action

    Set in the Philippines in 1945, "Ghost Soldiers" tells the true story of the 6th Ranger Battalion, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel Henry Mucci (Bratt) who undertake a daring rescue mission against all odds. Traveling thirty miles behind enemy lines, the 6th Ranger Battalion aims to liberate over 500 American prisoners-of-war from the notorious Cabanatuan Japanese POW camp in the most audacious rescue ever.

    Red Eye (2005)

    Red Eye

    • 79%
    • PG-13
    • 85 min
    • Thriller

    From director Wes Craven (the "Scream" franchise) comes "Red Eye," a suspense thriller at 30,000 feet, starring Rachel McAdams ("The Notebook," "Wedding Crashers") and Cillian Murphy ("Batman Begins," "28 Days Later").

    Lisa Reisert (Rachel McAdams) hates to fly, but the terror that awaits her on the night flight to Miami has nothing to do with a fear of flying.

    Upon boarding the plane, Lisa is pleasantly surprised to find that she is seated next to Jackson (Cillian Murphy), the seemingly...

    Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo (2005)

    Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo

    • 9%
    • R
    • 77 min
    • Comedy

    Naive, good-hearted fish tank cleaner, Deuce Bigalow (ROB SCHNEIDER) thought his career as a gigolo was over.

    But just when he thought he was out ... T.J. Hicks (EDDIE GRIFFIN) pulls him back in.

    In Columbia Pictures’ Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo, Deuce is seduced back to his unlikely pleasure-for-pay profession when Hicks, his former pimp, is implicated in the murders of Europe’s greatest gigolos. Now Deuce must go back “undercover” in order to clear the name of his good...

    Kinky Boots (2005)

    Kinky Boots

    • 57%
    • PG-13
    • 106 min
    • Comedy

    Charlie Price faces the impending shut down of the Northampton shoe factory that his family has owned and operated for generations. Just when he feels that all is lost, he has a chance encounter with Lola, a flamboyant transvestite cabaret star. Lola's desire for stylish, kinky boots for herself and her colleagues provides a glimmer of hope for the factory and its employees.

    The Cave (2005)

    The Cave

    • 11%
    • PG-13
    • 97 min
    • Action

    Deep in the Romanian forest, a team of scientists stumbles upon the ruins of a 13th century Abbey. On further inspection, they make a startling discovery - the Abbey is built over the entrance to a giant underground cave system. Local biologists belive the cave could be home to an undiscovered eco-system, so they hire a group of American cave-explorers to help them investigate its depths.

    Jack (Cole Hauser) and his brother Tyler (Eddie Cibrian) are thrill-seeking professional cave explorers...

    The Protector (2005)

    The Protector

      • R
      • 84 min
      • Action

      A young fighter named Kham must go to Australia to retrieve his stolen elephant. With the help of a Thai-born Australian detective, Kham must take on all comers, including a gang led by an evil woman and her two deadly bodyguards.

      "Tripping the Rift" Honey, I Shrunk the Crew

        • Unrated
        • 30 min
        • Animation

        Darph Bobo finds out his credit card is being used by Chode. He retaliates by taking over the Jupiter 42 and setting it on self destruct. Whip then comes up with a desperate plan to get Bobo's password out of his brain by going in there using his new Inschrinkerator gun. Written by The TV Archaeologist

        A Note of Triumph: The Golden Age of Norman Corwin (2005)

        A Note of Triumph: The Golden Age of Norman Corwin

          • Unrated
          • 39 min

          On May 8th, 1945, writer, director Norman Corwin broadcast ON A NOTE OF TRIUMPH, an unforgettable homage to the end of war in Europe. This film shines a light on a lost work of genius, and examines it's haunting resonance to today's current events.

          - Written by

          Eric Simonson

          Ah sou (2005)

          Ah sou

            • Unrated
            • 90 min
            • Crime

            A young woman becomes a triad boss.

            Ai qin duan xun

              • Unrated
              • 87 min
              • Romance

              Almost Too Late

                • Unrated
                • 95 min

                Writer-director Edward Chitate helms his first feature film, a romantic drama following a girl with sickle cell disease. Unfortunately, the inherited condition that makes her body's red blood cells hard and pointed instead of soft and round also makes her life a lot more complicated. The young cast includes Will Robertson, Taira Soo, Daya Vaidya and David Haines (who played Muhammad Ali's older brother in Michael Mann's 2001 biopic Ali).

                An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge (2005)

                An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge

                  • G
                  • 51 min
                  • Drama

                  It is the War Between the States and Peyton Farquhar stands at the end of a plank a noose around his neck. He has been betrayed by a stranger, a scout for the Union Army, and now he faces death. He stands to lose a beautiful young wife, family and home. The soldiers make preparations for his death, it is routine for them. Peyton's mind races, he must escape. If only he can free his hands. The plank falls and incomprehensibly the rope breaks. He manages to swim away and evade the gunshots...

                  An Uzi at the Alamo

                    • Unrated
                    • 88 min
                    • Comedy

                    Searching for his identity, a young writer pledges to his dysfunctional family that he will commit suicide on his 25th birthday. As the fateful day approaches, he stumbles upon love and a new sense of self. Fearing family humiliation if he backs out of his pledge, he prepares for his last birthday with the feigned support of his family. Written by Chris Sparling