2005 Comedy Movies

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

  • 83%
  • PG
  • 115 min
  • Adventure

Acclaimed director Tim Burton brings his vividly imaginative style to the beloved Roald Dahl classic Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, about eccentric chocolatier Willy Wonka (Depp) and Charlie, a good-hearted boy from a poor family who lives in the shadow of Wonka's extraordinary factory. Long isolated from his own family, Wonka launches a worldwide contest to select an heir to his candy empire. Five lucky children, including Charlie, draw golden tickets from Wonka chocolate bars and win a...

Wedding Crashers (2005)

Wedding Crashers

  • 75%
  • R
  • 119 min
  • Comedy

The outrageous comedy "Wedding Crashers" stars Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson as divorce mediators and lifelong friends who have never met a wedding they couldn't get themselves into. Guided by a secret set of wedding crashing "rules," the pair find their way into a different wedding and different bridesmaid’s heart every week. But when they crash the social event of the season, one of them falls for the engaged daughter (Rachel mcAdams) of an influential and eccentric politician (Christopher...

Mr. and Mrs. Smith (2005)

Mr. and Mrs. Smith

    • PG-13
    • 120 min
    • Action

    Mr. and Mrs. Smith" - A sexy, action-packed thrill ride about a bored married couple who discover that they are enemy assassins. John and Jane Smith are an ordinary suburban couple with an ordinary, lifeless suburban marriage. But each of them has a secret -- they are actually both legendary assassins working for competing organizations. When the truth comes out, John and Jane end up in each other's cross-hairs.

    John and Jane Smith are an ordinary suburban couple with an ordinary, lifeless...

    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 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?

    Elizabethtown (2005)

    Elizabethtown

    • 28%
    • PG-13
    • 123 min
    • Comedy

    A rich ensemble comedy with two central leads. The project is intended to be a love letter to the resilience of the life force and is a story of an unexpected romance that develops against the backdrop of a Southern patriarch's hilariously elaborate memorial.

    Cameron Crowe's "Elizabethtown" follows the story of Drew Baylor (Orlando Bloom), a man down on his luck, as he journeys to his roots in small-town Kentucky to bury his father. Drew finds new life in his interactions with his colorful...

    Hitch (2005)

    Hitch

    • 69%
    • PG-13
    • 118 min
    • Comedy

    In the sophisticated romantic comedy "Last First Kiss," Will Smith stars as Alex "Hitch" Hitchens. Most men have difficulty finding love because it's hard to be yourself when your "self" thinks you should be someone else. That’s where Hitch comes in. As a tactical adviser who specializes in first impressions – he customizes and orchestrates a client's first three dates – Hitch has been secretly responsible for hundreds of New York City weddings. Eva Mendes co-stars as Sara, a gossip...

    Be Cool (2005)

    Be Cool

    • 30%
    • PG-13
    • 115 min
    • Comedy

    John Travolta is back as Chili Palmer in Be Cool, a sequel to the comedy smash Get Shorty. This time, Chili becomes a different kind of “hit” man – he abandons the movie industry to bring his wiseguy skills and negotiation tactics to the music business.

    When a friend is offed while they’re at lunch, Chili takes the opportunity to visit the guy’s wife, Edie (Thurman), and pitch himself as her new business partner at an independent record label. With a promising young...

    The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)

    The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

    • 60%
    • PG
    • 110 min
    • Adventure

    Don't Panic... Stick out your thumb to join the most ordinary man in the world on an extraordinary adventure across the universe in the hilarious comedy, "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy." Earthman Arthur Dent is having a very bad day. His house is about to be bulldozed, he discovers that his best friend is an alien and to top things off, Planet Earth is about to be demolished to make way for a hyperspace bypass. Arthur's only chance for survival: hitch a ride on a passing spacecraft. For...

    Sky High (2005)

    Sky High

    • 73%
    • PG
    • 99 min
    • Adventure

    Will Stronghold (Michael Angarano) is full of teen angst about friends, grades, and girls... in other words, Will is just another suburban teen about to start high school. If that isn't enough to deal with, Will has the added pressure of being the third generation of the Stronghold family to attend the esteemed and celebrated Sky High. This elite school is entrusted with the responsibility of molding today's power-gifted students into tomorrow's superheroes. The only problem... Will is starting...

    Nanny McPhee (2005)

    Nanny McPhee

    • 73%
    • PG
    • 98 min
    • Comedy

    In this dark and witty fable, Thompson portrays a person of unsettling appearance and magical powers who enters the household of the recently widowed Mr. Brown (Firth) and attempts to tame his seven exceedingly ill-behaved children. The children, led by the oldest boy Simon ("Love Actually"'s Thomas Sangster), have managed to drive away 17 previous nannies and are certain that they will have no trouble with this one. But as Nanny McPhee takes control, they begin to notice that their vile...

    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...

    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,...

    Madagascar (2005)

    Madagascar

    • 55%
    • PG
    • 86 min
    • Animation

    This computer-animated comedy stars four civilized Central Park Zoo animals who have spent their entire lives in blissful captivity. But when they are unexpectedly shipped to Africa and get shipwrecked on the exotic island of Madagascar, these native New Yorkers must try to survive and come to terms with what it truly means to be 'wild'.

    Just Friends (2005)

    Just Friends

    • 42%
    • PG-13
    • 94 min
    • Comedy

    The romantic comedy Just Friends stars Ryan Reynolds as a former high school geek turned trendy Los Angeles music executive. When he gets stranded in his New Jersey home town due to bad weather with a superstar singer he is trying to sign, he finds himself reunited with his high school crush and discovers she is his true love. The film co-stars Anna Faris (Scary Movie), Amy Smart (Road Trip) and Chris Klein (American Pie) and is being directed by Roger Kumble (Cruel Intentions). Just Friends is...

    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...

    Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang (2005)

    Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang

    • 83%
    • R
    • 105 min
    • Action

    In "Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang," a breezy take on Shane Black's trademark buddy action/comedy oeuvre, a petty thief (Robert Downey Jr.) is brought to Los Angeles for an unlikely audition and finds himself in the middle of a murder investigation along with his high school dream girl (Michelle Monaghan) and a detective (Val Kilmer) who has been training him for his upcoming role.

    The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005)

    The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

    • 77%
    • PG
    • 113 min
    • Comedy

    The movie is based on the young adult book, The Secret Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, by Anne Brashares. As four best friends spend their first summer apart from one another, they share a magical pair of jeans. Despite being of various shapes and sizes, each one of them fits perfectly into the pants. To keep in touch they pass these pants to each other as well as the adventures they are going through while apart.

    The Pacifier (2005)

    The Pacifier

    • 20%
    • PG
    • 91 min
    • Action

    Vin Diesel redefines what it means to be an action hero in the heartwarming family action-comedy "The Pacifier." Diesel stars as Navy SEAL Shane Wolfe who, as an elite member of the world's fiercest and most highly trained force thought he was prepared to take on any duty no matter how perilous or impossible... until he tried baby-sitting. Assigned to protect the five out-of-control children of an assassinated scientist working on vital government secrets, Shane is suddenly faced with the...

    Waiting (2005)

    Waiting

    • 31%
    • R
    • 93 min
    • Comedy

    A hilarious comedy about frustrated waiters, stingy tippers and dicey food, Lions Gate Films' "Waiting" stars Ryan Reynolds, Justin Long and Anna Faris as young employees battling boredom at Shenanigan's, a generic chain restaurant.

    A waiter for four years since high school, Dean (Justin Long) has never questioned his job at Shenanigan's. But when he learns that Chett, a high school classmate, now has a lucrative career in electrical engineering, he's thrown into turmoil about his dead-end...