2006 September Movies

Children of Men (2006)

Children of Men

  • 93%
  • R
  • 109 min
  • Adventure

Children of Men envisages a world one generation from now that has fallen into anarchy on the heels of an infertility defect in the population. The world's youngest citizen has just died at 18, and humankind is facing the likelihood of its own extinction.

Set against a backdrop of London torn apart by violence and warring nationalistic sects, Children of Men follows disillusioned bureaucrat Theo (Clive Owen) as he becomes an unlikely champion of Earth's survival. When the planet's last...

Idiocracy (2006)

Idiocracy

  • 73%
  • R
  • 84 min
  • Adventure

Writer-director Mike Judge's ("Office Space") unique brand of humor examines an average guy who volunteers to be the subject of a hibernation experiment that goes awry. He wakes up 500 years in the future, discovering that he's the smartest guy on the planet.

Perfume - The Story of a Murderer (2006)

Perfume - The Story of a Murderer

    • R
    • 147 min
    • Crime

    Based on the bestselling novel by Patrick Süskind, "Perfume" is a terrifying story of murder and obsession set in 18th-century France.

    The Covenant (2006)

    The Covenant

    • 3%
    • PG-13
    • 97 min
    • Action

    Based on the graphic novel by Aron Coleite and Tone Rodriguez, The Covenant is the power passed down from generation to generation, but when four boys accidentally unleash an evil force in the process of receiving the powers from their fathers, they must join together to stop it.

    Privilege and beauty abound at Spencer Academy, a New England boarding school for the region's reigning elite. Directed by Renny Harlin, The Covenant tells the story of the Sons of Ipswich, four young students bound...

    Black Book (2006)

    Black Book

    • 75%
    • R
    • 145 min
    • Drama

    Set during the end of WWII, Black Book is the story of a German Jewish girl who narrowly survives the war in Holland. She joins the resistance to find out who betrayed her family after all of them were killed in an attempt to reach the liberated south.

    Cashback (2006)

    Cashback

    • 46%
    • R
    • 102 min
    • Comedy

    After a painful breakup, Ben develops insomnia. To kill time, he starts working the late night shift at the local supermarket, where his artistic imagination runs wild.

    The Fountain (2006)

    The Fountain

    • 51%
    • PG-13
    • 97 min
    • Drama

    What if you could live forever? The Fountain is an odyssey about one man's eternal struggle to save the woman he loves. His epic journey begins in 16th-century Spain, where conquistador Tomas (Hugh Jackman) commences his search for the Fountain of Youth, the legendary entity believed to grant immortality. As modern-day scientist Tommy Creo, he desperately struggles to find a cure for the cancer that is killing his beloved wife, Isabel (Rachel Weisz). Traveling through deep space as a...

    Babel (2006)

    Babel

    • 69%
    • R
    • 143 min
    • Drama

    Armed with a Winchester rifle, two Morrocan boys set out to look after their family's herd of goats. In the silent echoes of the desert, they decide to test the rifle... but the bullet goes farther than they thought it would.

    DOA: Dead or Alive (2006)

    DOA: Dead or Alive

    • 34%
    • PG-13
    • 87 min
    • Action

    A feature adaptation of Tecmo's bestselling game franchise "DOA: Dead or Alive". The movie centers on four female fighters in a competition to the death on an exotic island.

    A Good Year (2006)

    A Good Year

    • 25%
    • PG-13
    • 118 min
    • Comedy

    Based on the novel by Peter Mayle, the film is about failed London banker Max Skinner (Crowe) who moves to Provence to tend a vineyard he inherited from his uncle, played by Albert Finney. There he encounters Cotillard's character, a beautiful California woman who says she is a long-lost cousin and lays claim to the property.

    This Is England (2006)

    This Is England

    • 93%
    • NONE
    • 98 min
    • Crime

    Set in Uttoxeter, England during the 1980s, "This Is England" tells the story of an 11-year-old boy who shaves his head and falls in with an older neo-Nazi gang after his father dies.

    Inland Empire (2006)

    Inland Empire

    • 72%
    • R
    • 180 min
    • Drama

    The actress Nikki Grace is invited to perform the role of Susan Blue as the lead actress of the movie "On High In Blue Tomorrows", directed by Kingsley Stewart. Nikki's husband is a jealous guy and the co-star is the wolf Devon Berk that will perform Billy Side, the husband of Susan. In the rehearsal, Kingsley tells that the movie is a remake of an unfinished and damned Polish production where the two lead stars had been murdered. While shooting the movie, Nikki has daydreams, mixing her real...

    The Last King of Scotland (2006)

    The Last King of Scotland

    • 87%
    • R
    • 121 min
    • Biography

    In an incredible twist of fate, a Scottish doctor (James McAvoy) on a Ugandan medical mission becomes irreversibly entangled with one of the world's most barbaric figures: Idi Amin (Forest Whitaker). Impressed by Dr. Garrigan's brazen attitude in a moment of crisis, the newly self-appointed Ugandan President Amin hand picks him as his personal physician and closest confidante. Though Garrigan is at first flattered and fascinated by his new position, he soon awakens to Amin's savagery - and his...

    The Wicker Man (2006)

    The Wicker Man

    • 15%
    • PG-13
    • 102 min
    • Horror

    In a remake of the 1973 British horror thriller of the same name, Nicolas Cage plays a reclusive sheriff who goes to search for his astranged daughter after she mysteriously disappears on a secluded island. When he arrives, he senses something more is amiss among the island's secretive residents as he starts to uncover a mystery involving strange sexual rituals, a harvest festival and possible human sacrifice.

    Fido (2006)

    Fido

    • 71%
    • R
    • 91 min
    • Comedy

    Welcome to Willard, a small town lost in the idyllic world of the 50's, where the sun shines every day, everybody knows their neighbor, and rotting zombies deliver the mail.

    Stranger Than Fiction (2006)

    Stranger Than Fiction

    • 72%
    • PG-13
    • 113 min
    • Comedy

    In "Stranger Than Fiction," Will Ferrell plays Harold Crick, an IRS Agent whose world is turned upside-down when he begins to hear his life being chronicled by a narrator only he can hear. The Narrator, Kay Eiffel (Emma Thompson), a nearly forgotten author of tragic novels, is struggling to complete her latest and best book, unaware that her protagonist is alive and uncontrollably guided by her words. Fiction and reality collide when the bewildered and hilariously resistant Harold hears the...

    The Black Dahlia (2006)

    The Black Dahlia

    • 32%
    • R
    • 121 min
    • Crime

    The Black Dahlia is set in 1940s Los Angeles. Two cops, Bucky Bleichert (Josh Hartnett) and his partner, Lee Blanchard (Aaron Eckhart), investigate the death of Elizabeth Short, a young woman found brutally murdered. Bucky soon realizes that his girlfriend had ties to the deceased, and soon after that, he begins uncovering corruption and conspiracy within the police department.

    Rescue Dawn (2006)

    Rescue Dawn

    • 90%
    • PG-13
    • 126 min
    • Adventure

    Christian Bale and Steve Zahn will star in "Rescue Dawn," an action drama by Werner Herzog and based on the director's acclaimed 1997 documentary, "Little Dieter Needs to Fly". The film recounts the true story of German-born Dieter Dengler, who dreamed of being a pilot and eventually made his way to the United States, where he joined the military during the Vietnam War era. He was shot down over Vietnam and captured. Eventually he organized an escape with a small band of captives. Bale will...

    The Queen (2006)

    The Queen

    • 97%
    • PG-13
    • 103 min
    • Biography

    "The Queen" is an intimate behind the scenes glimpse at the interaction between HM Elizabeth II and Prime Minister Tony Blair during their struggle, following the death of Diana, to reach a compromise between what was a private tragedy for the Royal family and the public's demand for an overt display of mourning.

    The Guardian (2006)

    The Guardian

    • 37%
    • PG-13
    • 137 min
    • Action

    A famed Coast Guard Rescue swimmer (KEVIN COSTNER) is re-assigned to teach at the legendary Coast Guard A School and inspires one cocky rookie (ASHTON KUTCHER) to learn the true meaning of heroism and sacrifice.