2006 May Movies (By Date)

Relative Strangers (2006)

Relative Strangers

    • PG-13
    • 86 min
    • Comedy

    On a mission to locate his biological parents, a tightly wound professional (Livingston) is befuddled to find that the couple who conceived him aren't exactly upper-class.

    Five Fingers (2006)

    Five Fingers

      • R
      • 87 min
      • Drama

      In Morocco to assist with the creation of a food charity, a Dutchman (Phillippe) is abducted by a terrorist (Fishburne).

      Knocking (2006)

      Knocking

        • Unrated
        • 64 min
        • Documentary

        Knocking opens the door on Jehovah's Witnesses. They are moral conservatives who stay out of politics and the Culture War, but they won a record number of court cases expanding freedom for everyone. They refuse blood transfusions on religious grounds, but they embrace the science behind bloodless surgery. In Nazi Germany, they could fight for Hitler or go to the concentration camps. They chose the camps. Following two families who stand firm for their controversial and misunderstood Christian...

        Kilnieks (2006)

        Kilnieks

          • Unrated
          • 74 min
          • Comedy

          Bra Jack and his two underlings, Jabu and Thabi, decide to blackmail a young local businessman by the name of Ben. Their plan is to use one of his warehouses at the harbor to store a shipment of drugs. Ben, proving himself an upstanding citizen, refuses to cooperate. This is until his wife, Thuli, is kidnapped by the crooks. Ben turns to his friend, Michael, to help rescue his wife.

          Stardust: The Bette Davis Story (2006)

          Stardust: The Bette Davis Story

            • PG
            • 89 min
            • Documentary

            A standard biography of the famed actress recounting her childhood, early films and her rise to stardom. Her father abandoned the family when she was quite young and she remained close to her domineering mother. As she became more popular she had many fights with Jack Warner, the head of Warner Brothers studio, but eventually managed to exert greater control over her career. She was nominated for several Oscars. Her private life life included several failed marriages and she was deeply hurt...

            Take A Chance (2006)

            Take A Chance

              • Unrated
              • 88 min
              • Comedy

              The story of two brothers from Texas, Kirby Heyborne (The R.M., The Best Two Years, Saints and Soldiers) and Corbin Allred (Saints and Soldiers) travel to a small town in Idaho in search of the girls of their dreams. Posing as foreign exchange students, they are welcomed into the home of a fanatical religious family only to find that one of the girls they came for won't be home for a week. In their quest to win over their dream-girls, they learn what true love really is. ...

              Mission: Impossible III (2006)

              Mission: Impossible III

              • 70%
              • PG-13
              • 125 min
              • Action

              Tom Cruise, the most exciting and successful star in the world, returns to one of his signature roles, Secret Agent Ethan Hunt, in “Mission: Impossible III.” In this pulse-racing, mind-bending action thriller, Hunt confronts the toughest villain he’s ever faced --– Owen Davian (Academy Award® winner Philip Seymour Hoffman), an international weapons and information provider with no remorse and no conscience.

              Sun Scarred (2006)

              Sun Scarred

                • Unrated
                • 116 min
                • Action

                Katayama (Aikawa Sho) is on the way home to his wife and little daughter when he stumbles on a gang of punks beating up an innocent man. Katamaya decides to help the stranger and surprisingly wins the fight. This turns out to be a bad decision as his daughter is kidnapped and murdered by the leader of the same band of young thugs. Katayama seeks revenge and tries to trace the gangs location. Written by Raven22-2

                36 China Town (2006)

                36 China Town

                  • Unrated
                  • 147 min
                  • Comedy

                  China Town, with all its tinsel and glamor, is located in Goa, India, a major tourist attraction because of it's scenic beauty and casinos. Chief Inspector Karan of Goa Police is told that an anonymous phone call has been received informing that the owner of 36 China Town as well as the owner of Hollywood Casino, Sonia Chang, has been murdered. When the Police rush to the site, they do not find any dead body, but instead several hand and foot prints, including those of aspiring Bollywood...

                  H2Odio (2006)

                  H2Odio

                    • Unrated
                    • 88 min
                    • Horror

                    A murky and polluted lake lies in malevolent hibernation behind a neglected cottage. Suddenly a large plastic garbage is thrown into it. It floats amidst the murk, hits the surface, and bumps clumsily into the base of a tree. Silence; until the plastic bag lunges and clings to the tree's branch. 2 girls (Olivia and Christina) stand at the edge of the lake, looking at its nauseating state. 3 others (Summer, Nicole, and Ana) are taking their suitcases out of the SUV parked in front of the...

                    Dying to have known (2006)

                    Dying to have known

                      • Unrated
                      • 80 min
                      • Documentary

                      A documentary filmmaker goes on a 52-day journey to find evidence supporting the effectiveness of the Gerson Therapy -- a long-suppressed natural cancer cure. His travels take him from Alaska to Mexico with stops in San Diego, New York, Japan, Holland and Spain. In the end, he presents the testimonies of patients, scientists, surgeons and nutritionists who testify to the therapy s efficacy in curing cancer and other degenerative diseases, and presents the hard scientific proof to back up their...

                      First Snow (2006)

                      First Snow

                      • 58%
                      • R
                      • 101 min
                      • Drama

                      Wound tight and cocky, Jimmy Starks (Guy Pearce) is a smooth-talking salesman certain he's on the verge of a big break. Even when his car stalls in the middle of nowhere, a roadside soothsayer (J.K. Simmons) assures him a windfall is on its way. But although Jimmy should be happy when his boss suddenly agrees to financially back his business venture, he starts to become paranoid instead.

                      As his girlfriend Deirdre (Piper Perabo) and his best friend/ business partner Ed (William Fichtner) watch...

                      Love + Hate (2006)

                      Love + Hate

                        • NONE
                        • 86 min
                        • Drama

                        "Love + Hate" is a modern love story set across the racial divide in a Northern town. Adam has been brought up in a home and community that fosters racial hatred. Naseema is a girl from the same town, belonging to a new generation of Asian youth who have taken up the violence offered to them as a way of reclaiming the past. But what Adam and Naseema really share is a secret desire to break free of their small town and its inhibitions, something they discover while working together in a DIY...

                        Crazy Like a Fox

                        • 18%
                        • PG-13
                        • 98 min
                        • Drama

                        This is the story of Nat Banks, an 8th generation Virginian gentleman farmer living in the past, who loses his family farm, Greenwood, to a pair of land speculators from Washington, D.C. When the predatory couple manipulates a "legal" real estate transaction that turns into a hostile possession of the manor house, he temporarily loses his mind, leaving his family but not the farm. Instead he hides out in a cave on Goose Creek, waging guerilla warfare against expansionism and the destruction of...

                        Confetti (2006)

                        Confetti

                        • 57%
                        • R
                        • 94 min
                        • Comedy

                        A sharp and affectionate comedy featuring an ensemble of UK comedic talents, "Confetti" follows three couples as they duke it out to win a bridal magazine contest for "Most Original Wedding of the Year."

                        La Perrera (2006)

                        La Perrera

                          • Unrated
                          • 90 min
                          • Drama

                          David, has just failed his university examinations and has one year to re-write them. Ruben, his father, a pragmatic and successful businessman, has been paying for David's education, the pursuit of which he considers a waste of time. Ruben wants David to work and make himself useful and he strikes a deal with him: David can stay and study for his exams at Ruben's house in La Perrera, a coastal resort town, while he builds a house for himself. And so, a year-long adventure starts for...

                          Hoot (2006)

                          Hoot

                          • 26%
                          • PG
                          • 90 min
                          • Adventure

                          Based on the Carl Hiaasen's Newbery Award-honored book which has become a New York Times bestseller, "Hoot" revolves around a young boy who moves to Florida where he tries to solve an ecological mystery involving endangered owls, an assortment of other unusual creatures, and group of eccentric adults.

                          Jekyll + Hyde (2006)

                          Jekyll + Hyde

                            • R
                            • 97 min
                            • Horror

                            In this terrifying contemporary version of Robert Louis Stevenson's renowned tale, two medical students' experiments with a strange drug unravel their personalities and alter them in ways they cannot control.

                            American Losers

                              • Unrated
                              • 59 min
                              • Documentary
                              Following Sean (2006)

                              Following Sean

                              • 86%
                              • Unrated
                              • 87 min
                              • Documentary

                              Filmmaker Ralph Arlyck first met Sean while living as a graduate student in Haight Ashbury at the height of the 1960s. The city was awash with the trappings of America’s cultural revolution-the San Francisco State University campus flooded with cops in riot gear, the Haight filled with drifters and idealists, and, on the third floor of Arlyck’s building, a come-one-come-all crashpad apartment. It was from this top floor commune that the precocious 4-year-old Sean would occasionally wander...