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Waiting. (film)

Waiting. is a 2005 American comedy film written and directed by Rob McKittrick and starring Ryan Reynolds, Anna Faris, and Justin Long. McKittrick wrote the screenplay while working as a waiter. The script was initially sold in a film deal to Art ...

Be with Me

Be with Me is a 2005 Singaporean drama film directed by Eric Khoo. The film is inspired by the life of deaf-and-blind teacher Theresa Poh Lin Chan. It premiered as the Directors Fortnight selection in the 2005 Cannes Film Festival. It was also th ...

Water (2005 film)

Water is a 2005 drama film written and directed by Deepa Mehta, with screenplay by Anurag Kashyap. It is set in 1938 and explores the lives of widows at an ashram in Varanasi, India. The film is also the third and final instalment of Mehtas Eleme ...

Gallipoli (2005 film)

Gallipoli is a 2005 film by Turkish filmmaker Tolga Ornek. It is a documentary about the 1915 Gallipoli campaign, narrated by both sides, the Turks on one side and the British soldiers and Anzacs on the other side.

Pride & Prejudice (2005 film)

Pride & Prejudice is a 2005 romance film directed by Joe Wright and based on Jane Austens 1813 novel of the same name. The film depicts five sisters from an English family of landed gentry as they deal with issues of marriage, morality and miscon ...

Nine Lives (2005 film)

Nine Lives is a 2005 American drama film written and directed by Rodrigo Garcia. The screenplay, an example of hyperlink cinema, relates nine short, loosely intertwined tales with nine different women at their cores. Their themes include parent-c ...

Proof (2005 film)

Proof is a 2005 American drama film directed by John Madden and starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Anthony Hopkins, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Hope Davis. The screenplay was written by Rebecca Miller and David Auburn, based on Auburns Pulitzer Prize-winning pla ...

Thumbsucker (film)

Thumbsucker is a 2005 American independent comedy-drama film written and directed by Mike Mills and starring Lou Taylor Pucci, Tilda Swinton, Vincent DOnofrio, Kelli Garner, Benjamin Bratt, Vince Vaughn, and Keanu Reeves. The plot focuses on Just ...

Duelist (2005 film)

The film opens with a fish tale narrated by a low-class metalsmith in a tavern in Joseon-era south-western Korea. The scene then cuts to a street circus, in which an elegant masked swordmaster Gang Dong-won fascinates his market-place audience. U ...

Pretty Persuasion

Pretty Persuasion is a 2005 American black comedy film directed by Marcos Siega, written by Skander Halim, and starring Evan Rachel Wood, James Woods, Ron Livingston, Elisabeth Harnois, and Jane Krakowski. Its plot follows a 15-year-old student a ...

Dead Man's Bluff

Dead Mans Bluff, or Zhmurki is a 2005 Russian black comedy/crime film. Director Aleksei Balabanov, who directed Brother and Brother 2, uses "uniformly ace" Variety cameo performances, by Russias most prominent actors. The film suggests that in th ...

The Zodiac (film)

The Zodiac is a 2005 American criminal psychological thriller film based on the true events associated with the Zodiac: a serial killer who was active in and around northern California in the 1960s and 1970s. The Zodiac was directed by Alexander ...

The Game of Their Lives (2005 film)

The Game of Their Lives is a 2005 American drama film directed by David Anspaugh. The screenplay by Angelo Pizzo is based on the book of the same title by Geoffrey Douglas.

Bewitched (2005 film)

Bewitched is a 2005 American romantic comedy fantasy film written, produced, and directed by Nora Ephron, and starring Nicole Kidman and Will Ferrell alongside an ensemble cast featuring Shirley MacLaine, Michael Caine, Jason Schwartzman, Kristin ...

Russian Dolls (film)

Russian Dolls is a 2005 French-British comedy-drama film, the sequel to LAuberge Espagnole and the second part of the Spanish Apartment trilogy, which is concluded with Chinese Puzzle. Cedric Klapisch wrote and directed the film, whose settings i ...

The Master (2005 film)

The Master is a 2005 Polish magical-realist film directed by Piotr Trzaskalski and starring Konstantin Lavronenko, Jacek Braciak, Monika Buchowiec and Teresa Branna. It tells the tale of an alcoholic Russian circus performer and Afghan war vetera ...

The Matador

The Matador is a 2005 dark comedy crime film written and directed by Richard Shepard and starring Pierce Brosnan and Greg Kinnear. It is the second Miramax film that was not sold to Filmyard Holdings on December 3, 2010 nor beIN Media Group on Ma ...

Intermedio (film)

In a small California town, Malik Edward Furlong along with his former girlfriend Gen Cerina Vincent her friend Barbie Amber Benson, and another friend named Wes Callard Harris take a weekend getaway to an old ghost town where Malik and Gen playe ...

The Mechanik

The Mechanik is a 2005 German-American action film directed and co-written by, as well as starring, Dolph Lundgren. The movie co-stars Ben Cross.

The Nun (2005 film)

An insane nun terrorizes her students. One of the girls named Mary is discovered to have been impregnated by an important official at the school. The malicious nun, Sister Ursula, discovers her secret and tries to force an abortion on her with a ...

Go West (2005 film)

Go West is a 2005 Bosnian drama directed by Ahmed Imamovic. It tells the story of two gay lovers, one being a Bosniak and the other a Serb, during the Bosnian War. It was developed jointly by two studios, one being in Bosnia and the other in Croatia.

Necromancer (2005 film)

Necromancer is a 2005 Thai drama film directed by Piyapan Choopetch and starring Chatchai Plengpanich and Akara Amarttayakul. It is very loosely based on the 1996 killing of some drug dealers by police, but with an added dimension of witchcraft b ...

Neverwas

Neverwas is a 2005 Canadian-American fantasy drama film, written and directed by Joshua Michael Stern in his directorial debut. It stars Ian McKellen, Aaron Eckhart, Brittany Murphy, Nick Nolte, William Hurt, and Jessica Lange. It was first shown ...

Kilometre Zero

Kilometre zero is a 2005 film written, produced, and directed by the Kurdish director Hiner Saleem. Kilometre Zero is the first Iraqi film chosen for the official Cannes competition.

Both (film)

Both is a 2005 US-Canadian-Peruvian drama film directed by Lisset Barcellos. Starring Jackie Parker, Mike Martinez, Nicole Wilder, Fabrizio Aguilar, Ximena Ameri and Pable Barcellos, the film tells the story of a stunt double with an intersex var ...

The Ape (2005 film)

The Ape is a 2005 American comedy film directed by James Franco in his directorial debut. Franco also starred in, wrote, and served as executive producer of the film.

Oliver Twist (2005 film)

Oliver Twist is a 2005 drama film directed by Roman Polanski. The screenplay by Ronald Harwood is based on Charles Dickens’s 1839 novel of the same name. The film was preceded by numerous adaptations of the Dickens book, including several feature ...

The Headsman

The Headsman is a 2005 film directed by Simon Aeby. Set in early 16th century Tyrol, it is set before the background of the turmoils of the Lutheran Reformation. It was filmed in Austria and Hungary.

The Cave (2005 film)

The Cave is a 2005 American action horror film, directed by Bruce Hunt and distributed by Screen Gems. It was written by Michael Steinberg and Tegan West. Its story follows a group of cave-divers and scientists who become trapped while exploring ...

The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio

The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio is a 2005 American biographical film written and directed by Jane Anderson. It is based on the book by Terry Ryan, and stars Julianne Moore, Woody Harrelson, and Laura Dern. The film received a limited release o ...

The Proposition (2005 film)

The Proposition is a 2005 Australian bushranger film directed by John Hillcoat and written by screenwriter and musician Nick Cave. It stars Guy Pearce, Ray Winstone, Emily Watson, John Hurt, Danny Huston and David Wenham. The films production com ...

Bubble (film)

Bubble is a 2005 American drama film directed by Steven Soderbergh about three low-paid doll factory workers, one of whom is murdered. Soderbergh also shot and edited the film under the pseudonyms Peter Andrews and Mary Ann Bernard, taken from hi ...

Beauty Shop

Beauty Shop is a 2005 American comedy film directed by Bille Woodruff. The film serves as a spin-off of the Barbershop film franchise, and stars Queen Latifah as Gina, a character first introduced in the 2004 film Barbershop 2: Back in Business. ...

The Ringer (2005 film)

The Ringer is a 2005 American sports comedy starring Johnny Knoxville, Katherine Heigl, and Brian Cox with cameos by Terry Funk and Jesse Ventura. Directed by Barry W. Blaustein, it was produced by the Farrelly brothers. The film was released on ...

Mysterious Island (2005 film)

Mysterious Island is a 2005 television film made for Hallmark Channel that is based on Jules Vernes novel of the same name. It was filmed in Thailand and directed by Russell Mulcahy.

Dark Water (2005 film)

Dark Water is a 2005 American supernatural horror drama film directed by Walter Salles, starring Jennifer Connelly and Tim Roth. The film is a remake of the 2002 Japanese film of the same name, which is in turn based on the short story "Floating ...

The Amityville Horror (2005 film)

The Amityville Horror is a 2005 American horror film directed by Andrew Douglas and starring Ryan Reynolds, Melissa George and Philip Baker Hall. It was written by Scott Kosar. It is based on the novel The Amityville Horror by Jay Anson and is a ...

Chaos (2005 Capitol film)

Chaos is a 2005 action thriller film starring Jason Statham, Ryan Phillippe and Wesley Snipes, and written and directed by Tony Giglio. The film premiered in the United Arab Emirates on December 15, 2005, but did not receive a North American rele ...

Loft (2005 film)

Reiko Haruna, a prize-winning writer, moves to a quiet suburban house to finish up her new novel. One night she sees a man in a storage room transporting an object wrapped in cloth. She finds out that he is Makoto Yoshioka, an archaeologist resea ...

Black Swans (film)

Marleen Carice van Houten works as a volunteer in a rest home in Spain. When she meets Vince Dragan Bakema they are attracted to each other. Their passionate relationship has its ups and downs, and eventually Marleen ends up in a hospital. The fi ...

The Scarlet Letter (2004 film)

The Scarlet Letter is a 2004 South Korean erotic thriller film about a police detective who investigates a murder case while struggling to hang onto his relationships with his wife and mistress. It is the second film by La Femis -graduate and aca ...

Arsene Lupin (2004 film)

Arsene Lupin is a 2004 crime-adventure film, based on the series of novels created by Maurice Leblanc, directed by Jean-Paul Salome and stars Romain Duris, Eva Green and Kristin Scott Thomas. It was a co-production of France, Spain, Italy and The ...

Butterfly (2004 film)

Butterfly is a 2004 Hong Kong drama film based on Taiwanese writer Xue Chen’s novel The Mark of Butterfly. The film was directed by female award-winning director Yan Mak and produced by Jacqueline Liu and Yan Mak with the sponsorship of Hong Kong ...

Closer (2004 film)

Closer is a 2004 American romantic drama film written by Patrick Marber, based on his award-winning 1997 play of the same name. The film was produced and directed by Mike Nichols and stars Julia Roberts, Jude Law, Natalie Portman, and Clive Owen. ...

Love's Brother

Angelo Donnini and his younger brother Gino are of Italian origin, living in Australia in the 1950s. Angelo is insecure, silent and introverted and not at all good-looking, while Gino is the complete opposite: outgoing, funny and handsome. Angelo ...

Up and Down (2004 film)

Up and Down is a 2004 Czech comedy film directed by Jan Heebejk. The film first premiered in France at the Cannes Film Market on May 19, 2004. The film was the Czech Republics submission to the 77th Academy Awards for the Academy Award for Best F ...

Around the World in 80 Days (2004 film)

Around the World in 80 Days is a 2004 American action adventure comedy film based on Jules Vernes novel of the same name and remake of the movie of the same name of 1956. It stars Jackie Chan, Steve Coogan and Cecile de France. The film is set th ...

DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story

DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story is a 2004 American sports comedy film written and directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber and starring Vince Vaughn and Ben Stiller. The plot follows a group of misfits entering a Las Vegas dodgeball tournament to sav ...

Man on Fire (2004 film)

Man on Fire is a 2004 action thriller film directed by Tony Scott from a screenplay by Brian Helgeland, and based on the 1980 novel of the same name by A. J. Quinnell. The novel had previously been adapted into a feature film in 1987. In this fil ...

Shall We Dance? (2004 film)

Shall We Dance? is a 2004 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Peter Chelsom and starring Richard Gere, Jennifer Lopez, and Susan Sarandon. It is a remake of the 1996 Japanese film of the same name.