2005 May Movies

Kingdom Of Heaven (2005)

Kingdom Of Heaven

  • 39%
  • R
  • 138 min
  • Action

Orlando Bloom stars as Balian, a blacksmith who has lost his family and nearly lost his faith. The religious wars raging in the far-off Holy Land seem remote to him, yet he is pulled into that immense drama. Amid the pageantry and intrigues of medieval Jerusalem he falls in love, grows into a leader, and ultimately uses all his courage and skill to defend the city against staggering odds.

Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)

Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith

  • 79%
  • PG-13
  • 138 min
  • Action

After three long years of relentless fighting, the Clone Wars are nearly at an end. The Jedi Council dispatches Obi-Wan Kenobi to bring General Grievous, the deadly leader of the Separatist droid army, to justice. Meanwhile, back on Coruscant, Chancellor Palpatine has grown in power. His sweeping political changes transform the war-weary Republic into the mighty Galactic Empire. To his closest ally, Anakin Skywalker, he reveals the true nature of power and the promised secrets of the Force in...

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.

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'.

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...

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...

Kicking and Screaming (2005)

Kicking and Screaming

    • PG
    • 95 min
    • Comedy

    Will Ferrell ("Elf," "Old School") and Robert Duvall ("Secondhand Lions," "A Civil Action") star in a lively comedy about the cutthroat, hyper-competitive world of little league soccer. Ferrell stars as Phil Weston, an average Joe who's had to put up all his life with his overly competitive father, Buck (Duvall). When Phil decides to coach his 10-year-old son's soccer team, he goes head-to-head for the league championship against Buck, who coaches his own young son on the preeminent team of the...

    Manderlay (2005)

    Manderlay

    • 51%
    • NONE
    • 139 min
    • Drama

    The second installment in Lars von Trier's "USA -- Land of Opportunities" trilogy. Dafoe will play the father of Grace, the central character played by Nicole Kidman in the series' first film, "Dogville," and played by Bryce Dallas Howard in "Manderlay". The film, shot entirely on a stage, is set in the American South during the 1930s and explores the repression of blacks.

    Last Days (2005)

    Last Days

    • 57%
    • R
    • 97 min
    • Biography

    "Last Days" is filmmaker Gus Van Sant's meditation on the inner turmoil that engulfs a brilliant, but troubled, musician in the final hours of his life. Michael Pitt ("The Dreamers," "Hedwig and the Angry Inch") stars as Blake, an introspective artist who is buckling under the weight of fame, professional obligations, and a mounting feeling of isolation. "Last Days" follows Blake through a handful of hours he spends in and near his wooded home, a fugitive from his own life. It is a period of...

    An American Haunting (2005)

    An American Haunting

    • 12%
    • PG-13
    • 84 min
    • Horror

    Based on "The Bell Witch: An American Haunting" by Brent Monahan.

    Known throughout Tennessee as "Old Kate," the Bell Witch took up residence with John Bell's family in 1818. It was a cruel and noisy spirit, given to rapping and gnawing sounds before it found its voices.

    With these voices and its supernatural acts, the Bell Witch tormented the Bell family. This extraordinary book recounts the only documented case in U.S. history when a spirit actually caused a man's death.

    The local...

    Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist (2005)

    Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist

    • 30%
    • R
    • 117 min
    • Drama

    A prequel to "The Exorcist". The film follows the early life of Father Lankester Merrin, and his first encounter with the devil in Africa.

    The Crow: Wicked Prayer (2005)

    The Crow: Wicked Prayer

      • NONE
      • 99 min
      • Action

      The story of ex-con Jimmy Cuervo (Furlong) and his girlfriend, Lily (Chriqui), who are murdered by Luc Crash (Boreanaz) and

      The Myth (2005)

      The Myth

        • NONE
        • 118 min
        • Action

        Jackie Chan takes on two roles, a modern day archeologist and a Qin Dynasty warrior over two millenniums ago.

        2001 Maniacs (2005)

        2001 Maniacs

          • R
          • 87 min
          • Comedy

          Travelers who take a wrong turn wind up becoming the planned main course for the hungry residents of a strange little town.

          American Masters James Dean: Sense Memories (2005)

          "American Masters" James Dean: Sense Memories

            • Unrated
            • 54 min
            • Documentary

            Documentary exploring the last 18 months of James Dean's acting career.

            "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" The Unblinking Eye

              • R
              • 60 min
              • Crime

              The fiancée of an aspiring actor is shot down in front of him, and Goren and Eames search for her killer all whilst he grieves in front of the cameras.

              "American Experience" The Carter Family: Will the Circle Be Unbroken

                • Unrated
                • 60 min
                • Documentary

                The life and times of The Carter Family, one of the earliest and most-influential group in American country and roots music.

                - Written by

                David Bassler

                90 millas (2005)

                90 millas

                  • Unrated
                  • 105 min
                  • Drama

                  90 miles is the distance from the coasts of Cuba and the United States. A Cuban family left the island illegally, in a small, rustic homemade boat, and live a tragic odyssey while traversing the Straits of Florida in hopes of reaching U.S. shores.

                  A Sound of Thunder (2005)

                  A Sound of Thunder

                  • 6%
                  • PG-13
                  • 105 min
                  • Action

                  Based on a short story by master of science fiction Ray Bradbury, the sci-fi action adventure A Sound of Thunder is set in the future, when time travel is not only possible ... it's a lucrative monopoly. It?s especially profitable for Charles Hatton (Ben Kingsley), the owner of Time Safari Inc., a travel agency that specializes in escorting wealthy clients on exclusive hunting trips back to the Prehistoric Age. When an expedition is compromised and alters the landscape of the future, a...

                  Alice (2005)

                  Alice

                    • NONE
                    • 102 min
                    • Drama

                    Based on the Electronic Arts video game created by American McGee, which is itself based on Lewis Carroll's "Alice in Wonderland" novels.

                    In the game, Alice has grown up to become a disturbed young woman. After her parents are killed in a fire, Alice returns to Wonderland, a dark and threatening place of looking glasses, mysterious potions, nonsensical tea parties and talking animals, confronting her fears and the wicked Queen of Hearts.