2005 September Movies

The Greatest Game Ever Played (2005)

The Greatest Game Ever Played

  • 62%
  • PG
  • 115 min
  • Drama

From the studio that brought you "The Rookie" and "Miracle" and director Bill Paxton, comes a story of courage, passion and of the greatest American sports hero you have probably never heard of... An amateur player from a working class family, Francis Ouimet - played by Shia LaBeouf ("Holes") - shocked the golf world when at the 1913 U.S. Open, flanked by his 10-year-old caddie, he defeated his idol, the defending British champion Harry Vardon - played by Stephen Dillane. An unlikely match-up -...

Domino (2005)

Domino

  • 18%
  • R
  • 128 min
  • Action

Keira Knightley stars in the wild action thriller Domino, the latest project from director Tony Scott (Man on Fire, Beverly Hills Cop II, True Romance). A trademark Scott film, Domino presents an entertaining mix of gritty action, biting comedy and sharp visuals. The film tells the true story of Domino Harvey, daughter of legendary actor Laurence Harvey and a former Ford model who rejected her privileged Beverly Hills life to become a bounty hunter.

The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio (2005)

The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio

  • 57%
  • PG-13
  • 99 min
  • Biography

Four-time Academy Award nominee Julianne Moore (“Far From Heaven,” “The Hours,” “The End of the Affair,” “Boogie Nights”), Oscar nominee Woody Harrelson (“The People vs. Larry Flynt”) and Oscar nominee Laura Dern (“Rambling Rose”) star in “The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio,” the true story of a woman who defied the odds to keep a roof over her family’s heads.

“The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio,” is based on the book of the same name about Evelyn Ryan...

Venom (2005)

Venom

  • 10%
  • R
  • 87 min
  • Thriller

From the creator of "Scream" and the director of "I Know What You Did Last Summer" comes "Backwater," a voodoo horror tale set deep in the swamps of Louisiana centered around a group of teenagers fighting for their lives against a mysterious evil force.

The Notorious Bettie Page (2005)

The Notorious Bettie Page

  • 56%
  • R
  • 91 min
  • Biography

Page was the ultimate girl-next door, and one of the most popular Playboy centerfolds. Page challenged the conservative 1950s, posing as a fierce dominatrix and earning both a cult underground following and Senate Committee investigation on juvenile delinquency, essentially a witch-hunt orchestrated by a senator from her home state of Tennessee bent on exploiting her as a stepping stone to the White House. At the height of her popularity, Bettie disappeared. But in 1979 and 1982, Page (a...

Harsh Times (2005)

Harsh Times

  • 48%
  • R
  • 120 min
  • Action

The film stars Christian Bale ("Batman Begins") as an ex-Army Ranger who finds himself slipping back into his old life of petty crime after a job offer from the LAPD evaporates. Freddy Rodriguez ("Six Feet Under") plays his best friend and Eva Longoria ("Desperate Housewives") plays Rodriguez's girlfriend. It marks the film directing debut of David Ayer, who is the creator of "Training Day" and the writer of "The Fast and the Furious."

Stay (2005)

Stay

  • 27%
  • R
  • 99 min
  • Drama

A reality-bending thriller about a psychologist whose suicidal client makes bizarre predictions that to the psychologist's mounting terror, begin to come true. The shrink must race against time to save everything he loves before it disappears. From the director of Monster's Ball.

Tideland (2005)

Tideland

  • 30%
  • R
  • 120 min
  • Drama

After her mother dies from a heroin overdose, Jeliza-Rose is taken from the big city to a rural farmhouse by her father. As she tries to settle into a new life in her mother's childhood home, Jeliza-Rose's attempts to deal with what's happened result in increasingly odd behavior, as she begins to communicate mainly with her bodiless Barbie doll heads and Dell, a neighborhood woman who always wears a beekeeper's veil.

Roll Bounce (2005)

Roll Bounce

  • 64%
  • PG-13
  • 107 min
  • Comedy

In the late ‘70s when roller skating was a way of life, X (Bow Wow) and his pals ruled supreme. But when the doors of their local skating rink close, it marks the end of an era and the beginning of another that sees the boys venture into foreign territory - uptown’s Sweetwater Roller Rink, complete with its over-the-top skaters and beautiful girls. Through his preparation for the showdown of the season - the Roller Jam skate off with the Sweetwater crew - X manages to find himself and also...

Dirty Love (2005)

Dirty Love

  • 4%
  • R
  • 91 min
  • Comedy

"Dirty Love" is a modern-day Cinderella story which sees disaster-prone Jenny McCarthy embark on an outrageous and hilarious journey in search of true love. In the film, Rebecca (McCarthy) is betrayed by her boyfriend and following a palm reader's prophecy goes in search of her perfect partner. This riotous and entertaining dating spree gets her slapped by a fish at one point, and even lands her in jail!

Oliver Twist (2005)

Oliver Twist

  • 60%
  • PG-13
  • 135 min
  • Crime

Following their Academy-Award winning film, "The Pianist," director Roman Polanski and writer Ronal Harwood re-imagine Charles Dickens' classic story of a young orphan boy who gets involved with a gang of pickpockets in 19th Century London. Abandoned at an early age, Oliver Twist (Barney Clark) is forced to live in a workhouse lorded over by the awful Mr. Bumble, who cheats the boys of their meager rations. Desperate yet determined, Oliver makes his escape to the streets of London. Penniless...

Good Night, And Good Luck. (2005)

Good Night, And Good Luck.

    • PG
    • 90 min
    • Drama

    "Good Night. And, Good Luck." takes place during the early days of broadcast journalism in 1950’s America. It chronicles the real-life conflict between television newsman Edward R. Murrow and Senator Joseph McCarthy and the House Un-American Activities Committee. With a desire to report the facts and enlighten the public, Murrow, and his dedicated staff - headed by his producer Fred Friendly and Joe Wershba in the CBS newsroom - defy corporate and sponsorship pressures to examine the lies and...

    The Quiet (2005)

    The Quiet

    • 22%
    • R
    • 96 min
    • Drama

    Cuthbert stars in the project as a popular and beautiful girl in a typical middle-class family. She seems to have it all until a supposedly deaf orphan teenager comes to live with her family, sparking events that reveal her family is not at all what it seems to be.

    Proof (2005)

    Proof

    • 63%
    • PG-13
    • 100 min
    • Drama

    Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by David Auburn, "Proof" follows a devoted daughter (Paltrow) who comes to terms with the death of her father (Hopkins) - a brilliant mathematician whose genius was crippled by mental instanity - and is forced to face her own long-harbored fears and emotions. She adjusts to his death with the help of one of her father's former mathematical students (Gyllenhaal) who searches through her father's notebooks in the hope of discovering a bit of his old...

    Breakfast on Pluto (2005)

    Breakfast on Pluto

    • 57%
    • R
    • 129 min
    • Comedy

    Set in the 1970's, Breakfast on Pluto follows the exploits of Patrick Braden (Murphy), an endearing, but deceptively tough young man. Abandoned as a baby in his small Irish hometown and aware from a very early age that he is different, Patrick survives this harsh environment with the aid of his wit and charm, plus a sweet refusal to let anyone and anything change who he is.

    Jordan weaves a wonderfully surreal and magical tale to bring us this funny, moving and poignant rites of passage...

    The Cabin Movie (2005)

    The Cabin Movie

      • 90 min
      • Comedy

      Three couples travel to a secluded cabin in an attempt to revitalize their lives through bizarre games of sexual dysfunction....and all heck breaks loose!

      Everything is Illuminated (2005)

      Everything is Illuminated

      • 67%
      • PG-13
      • 104 min
      • Comedy

      Based on the acclaimed, best-selling novel by Jonathan Safran foer, "Everything is Illuminated" tells the story of a young American Jewish man's quest to find the woman who saved his grandfather--in a small Ukrainian town that was wiped off the map by the Nazi invasion.

      The journey begins as a comic nightmare--with an eccentric trio of paid "expert" guides sorely lacking in expertise: a cranky grandfather who insists on bringing his unruly seeing-eye dog to help him drive, and his...

      Goal! the Dream Begins (2005)

      Goal! the Dream Begins

        • PG
        • 135 min
        • Drama

        Mexican actor Becker stars in the rags to riches story of a young Latino player who journies from the Barrios of East LA to the glamour of the English Premier league to try and win a contract with Newcastle United.

        Cry_Wolf (2005)

        Cry_Wolf

          • PG-13
          • 90 min
          • Drama

          In the new teen thriller "Cry_Wolf", eight unsuspecting high school seniors playing a game of lies come face-to-face with terror and learn that nobody believes a liar... even when they're telling the truth.

          After one too many incidents of bad behavior at his last school, Owen Matthews (Julian Morris) arrives at Westlake Prep – where a young woman has recently been found murdered in the dark woods near the boarding school's campus. Owen quickly falls in with the school's unofficial "liars'...

          Romance & Cigarettes (2005)

          Romance & Cigarettes

            • R
            • 106 min
            • Comedy

            Romance and Cigarettes is a down-and-dirty musical love story set in the world of the working class. Nick (Gandolfini) is an ironworker who builds and repairs bridges. He's married to Kitty (Sarandon), a dressmaker, a strong and gentle woman with whom he has three daughters. He is carrying on a torrid affair with a redheaded woman named Tula (Winslet). Nick is basically a good, hardworking man driven forward by will and blinded by his urges. Like Oedipus at Colonus, he is sent into exile and...