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2005 in Film

The year 2005 saw the release of many significant and successful films. The highest-grossing films of this year are listed below, as well as a complete list of every film released this year.

Highest-grossing films

Highest-grossing films of 2005[1]
Rank Title Distributor Worldwide gross
1 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Warner Bros. $896,911,078
2 Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith 20th Century Fox $848,754,768
3 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Disney $745,013,115
4 War of the Worlds Paramount / DreamWorks $591,745,540
5 King Kong Universal $550,517,357
6 Madagascar DreamWorks $532,680,671
7 Mr. & Mrs. Smith 20th Century Fox $478,207,520
8 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Warner Bros. $474,968,763
9 Batman Begins $374,218,673
10 Hitch Columbia $368,100,420


Month Day Event
January 6 The Directors Guild of America nominates directors Martin Scorsese (The Aviator), Marc Forster (Finding Neverland), Taylor Hackford (Ray), Clint Eastwood (Million Dollar Baby) and Alexander Payne (Sideways) for its Directors Guild Awards.
8 The National Society of Film Critics awards go to Million Dollar Baby (film), Zhang Yimou (director, for: House of Flying Daggers), Imelda Staunton and Hilary Swank (tied for best actress), Jamie Foxx (actor), Thomas Haden Church (supporting actor) and Virginia Madsen (supporting actress).
9 The People's Choice Awards go to Fahrenheit 9/11 (favorite motion picture), The Passion of the Christ for favorite drama, and Shrek 2 (favorite comedy, animated film, sequel, animated character: Eddie Murphy as "donkey", and movie villain: Jennifer Saunders as "Fairy Godmother").
16 Golden Globes awards film winners included three for The Aviator (Picture-Drama, Actor and Score), two for Sideways (Picture-comedy and Screenplay), two for Million Dollar Baby (Director and Actress), and two for Closer (Supporting Actor and Supporting actress for Clive Owen and Natalie Portman).
22 The Producers Guild of America picks The Aviator as its choice for best picture of 2004.
24 The Golden Raspberry Awards picks for worst film achievement in 2004 had Catwoman leading with seven nominations, Alexander, Fahrenheit 9/11 and White Chicks each with five and four nominations for Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2.
25 The Academy Awards picks for best film achievement in 2004 had The Aviator leading nominations with 11, followed by Million Dollar Baby and Finding Neverland with seven, Ray with six, and Sideways with five.
February 2 Pierce Brosnan officially announces that he will be resigning from the role of James Bond. Brosnan last appeared as Bond in Die Another Day (2002).
12 BAFTA Awards: Major winners include Imelda Staunton, Best Actress, Jamie Foxx, Best Actor and The Aviator, Best Film.
26 Catwoman and Fahrenheit 9/11 dominate the Golden Raspberry Awards, walking away with 4 awards each, even though the latter wasn't nominated for worst picture. Four special awards were also handed out to commemorate the Razzies' 25th anniversary. Arnold Schwarzenegger was named the biggest loser of the previous 25 years, Battlefield Earth, Gigli, and From Justin to Kelly collected the worst film awards.
27 77th Academy Awards: Million Dollar Baby wins the awards for Best Picture and Best Director.
March 13 10th Empire Awards: The Bourne Supremacy wins the awards for Best Film and Best Actor for Matt Damon.
May 20 Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith reaches a record high at the box offices on opening day with US$50 million on 9,400 screens at 3,661 theaters worldwide, edging out Spider-Man 2 top opening day record of $40.4 million and Shrek 2 top single day record of $44.8 million.
22 The Golden Palm in the 58th Edition of the Cannes Film Festival is awarded to L'enfant, directed by Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne. The Grand Prix is awarded to Broken Flowers by Jim Jarmusch, while the prize for best director is awarded to Michael Haneke for Cache;.
June 4 The 2005 MTV Movie Awards winners were announced.
15 After an 8-year absence from cinema screens, the Batman films are rebooted with Batman Begins, directed by Christopher Nolan and starring Christian Bale as Batman.
21 The American Film Institute holds its 100 Years...100 Movie Quotes. The greatest film quote is "Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn" from Gone with the Wind.
August 11 Roger Ebert publishes the list of his most hated films, distilled down from reviews he has written which date back to the 1960s. The list includes 2005 releases such as Constantine, Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo, and A Lot like Love.
October 14 It is announced that Daniel Craig will be the new James Bond in the forthcoming Casino Royale.
December 10 The Los Angeles Film Critics Association gives its awards for the most outstanding motion pictures of 2005. Brokeback Mountain won best picture and best director for Ang Lee. Capote won best actor for Philip Seymour Hoffman. Best actress went to Vera Farmiga for Down to the Bone.
11 The Boston Society of Film Critics gives its awards for the most outstanding motion pictures of 2005. Brokeback Mountain won best picture and best director for Ang Lee. Capote won best actor for Philip Seymour Hoffman. Best actress went to Reese Witherspoon for Walk the Line.
The American Film Institute gives its picks for the ten most outstanding motion pictures of 2005, which are Brokeback Mountain, Capote, Crash, The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Good Night, and Good Luck, A History of Violence, King Kong, Munich, The Squid and the Whale, and Syriana.
12 The New York Film Critics Circle gives its awards for the most outstanding motion pictures of 2005. Brokeback Mountain won best picture, best director for Ang Lee and best actor for Heath Ledger. Best actress went to Reese Witherspoon for Walk the Line.
13 The Hollywood Foreign Press Association nominations for the Golden Globe Awards included Brokeback Mountain, The Constant Gardener, Good Night, and Good Luck, A History of Violence, and Match Point for best drama film.


Category/Organization 11th Critics' Choice Awards
January 9, 2006
63rd Golden Globe Awards
January 16, 2006
12th Screen Actors Guild Awards
January 29, 2006
59th BAFTA Awards
February 19, 2006
78th Academy Awards
March 5, 2006
Drama Musical or Comedy
Best Film Brokeback Mountain Walk the Line N/A Brokeback Mountain Crash
Best Director Ang Lee
Brokeback Mountain
N/A Ang Lee
Brokeback Mountain
Best Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman
Joaquin Phoenix
Walk the Line
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Best Actress Reese Witherspoon
Walk the Line
Felicity Huffman
Reese Witherspoon
Walk the Line
Best Supporting Actor Paul Giamatti
Cinderella Man
George Clooney
Paul Giamatti
Cinderella Man
Jake Gyllenhaal
Brokeback Mountain
George Clooney
Best Supporting Actress Amy Adams
Michelle Williams
Brokeback Mountain
Rachel Weisz
The Constant Gardener
Thandie Newton
Rachel Weisz
The Constant Gardener
Best Screenplay, Adapted Paul Haggis and Robert Moresco
Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana
Brokeback Mountain
N/A Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana
Brokeback Mountain
Best Screenplay, Original N/A Paul Haggis and Robert Moresco
Best Animated Film Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit N/A N/A N/A N/A Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
Best Original Score Memoirs of a Geisha
John Williams
N/A Memoirs of a Geisha
John Williams
Brokeback Mountain
Gustavo Santaolalla
Best Original Song "Hustle & Flow (It Ain't Over)"
Hustle & Flow
"A Love That Will Never Grow Old"
Brokeback Mountain
N/A N/A "It's Hard out Here for a Pimp"
Hustle & Flow
Best Foreign Language Film Kung Fu Hustle Paradise Now N/A The Beat That My Heart Skipped Tsotsi

2005 wide-release films


Opening Title Studio Cast and crew Genre Medium
7 White Noise Universal Pictures / Gold Circle Films Geoffrey Sax (director); Niall Johnson (screenplay); Michael Keaton, Deborah Kara Unger, Chandra West, Ian McNeice Horror, Thriller Live Action
14 Coach Carter Paramount Pictures / MTV Films Thomas Carter (director); Mark Schwahn, John Gatins (screenplay); Samuel L. Jackson, Robert Ri'chard, Rob Brown, Ashanti, Debbi Morgan, Vincent Laresca, Channing Tatum Sports, Drama Live Action
Elektra 20th Century Fox / Regency Enterprises / Marvel Entertainment Rob Bowman (director); Zak Penn, Stuart Zicherman, Raven Metzner (screenplay); Jennifer Garner, Goran Vi?nji?, Kirsten Prout, Will Yun Lee, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Terence Stamp Action, Superhero Live Action
Racing Stripes Warner Bros. Pictures / Alcon Entertainment Frederik Du Chau (director); David Schmidt (screenplay); Bruce Greenwood, Hayden Panettiere, M. Emmet Walsh, Wendie Malick, Frankie Muniz, Mandy Moore, Michael Clarke Duncan, Jeff Foxworthy, Joshua Jackson, Joe Pantoliano, Michael Rosenbaum, Steve Harvey, David Spade, Snoop Dogg, Fred Dalton Thompson, Dustin Hoffman, Whoopi Goldberg Comedy, Sports, Family Live Action
19 Assault on Precinct 13 Rogue Pictures Jean-Franois Richet (director); James DeMonaco (screenplay); Ethan Hawke, Laurence Fishburne, John Leguizamo, Maria Bello, Ja Rule, Drea de Matteo, Matt Craven, Brian Dennehy, Gabriel Byrne Action, Thriller Live Action
21 Are We There Yet? Columbia Pictures / Revolution Studios Brian Levant (director); Steven Gary Banks, Claudia Grazioso, J. David Stem, David N. Weiss (screenplay); Ice Cube, Nia Long, Aleisha Allen, Philip Daniel Bolden, Jay Mohr, Tracy Morgan Comedy, Family Live Action
28 Alone in the Dark Lions Gate Films Uwe Boll (director); Elan Mastai, Michael Roesch, Peter Scheerer (screenplay); Christian Slater, Tara Reid, Stephen Dorff Action, Horror Live Action
Hide and Seek 20th Century Fox John Polson (director); Ari Schlossberg (screenplay); Robert De Niro, Dakota Fanning, Famke Janssen, Elisabeth Shue, Amy Irving, Dylan Baker Horror, Thriller Live Action
4 Boogeyman Screen Gems / Ghost House Pictures Stephen Kay (director); Eric Kripke, Juliet Snowden, Stiles White (screenplay); Barry Watson, Emily Deschanel, Skye McCole Bartusiak, Tory Mussett, Andrew Glover, Lucy Lawless Horror Live Action
The Wedding Date Universal Pictures Clare Kilner (director); Dana Fox (screenplay); Debra Messing, Dermot Mulroney, Amy Adams, Peter Egan, Holland Taylor Romance, Comedy Live Action
11 Hitch Columbia Pictures / Overbrook Entertainment Andy Tennant (director); Kevin Bisch (screenplay); Will Smith, Eva Mendes, Kevin James, Amber Valletta, Michael Rapaport, Adam Arkin Romance, Comedy Live Action
Pooh's Heffalump Movie Walt Disney Pictures Frank Nissen (director); Brian Hohlfeld, Evan Spiliotopoulos (screenplay); Jim Cummings, John Fiedler, Ken Sansom, Peter Cullen, Kath Soucie, Brenda Blethyn, Nikita Hopkins, Kyle Stanger Family Animation
18 Because of Winn-Dixie 20th Century Fox / Walden Media Wayne Wang (director); Joan Singleton (screenplay); AnnaSophia Robb, Jeff Daniels, Cicely Tyson, Dave Matthews, Eva Marie Saint Comedy, Drama Live Action
Constantine Warner Bros. Pictures / Village Roadshow Pictures / Vertigo DC Comics Francis Lawrence (director); Kevin Brodbin, Frank Cappello (screenplay); Keanu Reeves, Rachel Weisz, Shia LaBeouf, Djimon Hounsou, Tilda Swinton, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Gavin Rossdale, Peter Stormare Horror, Fantasy, Thriller Live Action
Son of the Mask New Line Cinema Lawrence Guterman (director); Lance Khazei (screenplay); Jamie Kennedy, Alan Cumming, Traylor Howard, Steven Wright, Kal Penn, Bob Hoskins Comedy, Family Live Action
25 Cursed Dimension Films Wes Craven (director); Kevin Williamson (screenplay); Christina Ricci, Joshua Jackson, Jesse Eisenberg, Judy Greer, Scott Baio, Milo Ventimiglia, Portia de Rossi, Shannon Elizabeth, Ma Horror Live Action
Diary of a Mad Black Woman Lions Gate Films / The Tyler Perry Company Darren Grant (director); Tyler Perry (screenplay); Kimberly Elise, Steve Harris, Shemar Moore, Cicely Tyson, Tyler Perry Comedy, Drama Live Action
Man of the House Columbia Pictures / Revolution Studios Stephen Herek (director); Robert Ramsey, Matthew Stone, John J. McLaughlin (screenplay); Tommy Lee Jones, Christina Milian, Paula Garce;s, Monica Keena, Vanessa Ferlito, Kelli Garner, Anne Archer, Brian Van Holt, Cedric the Entertainer Comedy Live Action
4 Be Cool Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer F. Gary Gray (director); Peter Steinfeld (screenplay); John Travolta, Uma Thurman, Vince Vaughn, Cedric the Entertainer, Andre; Benjamin, Steven Tyler, Robert Pastorelli, Christina Milian, Harvey Keitel, The Rock, Danny DeVito Crime, Comedy Live Action
The Jacket Warner Independent Pictures John Maybury (director); Massy Tadjedin (screenplay); Adrien Brody, Keira Knightley, Kris Kristofferson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Kelly Lynch, Brad Renfro, Daniel Craig Horror, Thriller Live Action
The Pacifier Walt Disney Pictures / Spyglass Entertainment Adam Shankman (director); Thomas Lennon, Robert Ben Garant (screenplay); Vin Diesel, Lauren Graham, Faith Ford, Brittany Snow, Max Thieriot, Carol Kane, Brad Garrett Comedy, Family Live Action
11 Hostage Miramax Films Florent Siri (director); Doug Richardson (screenplay); Bruce Willis, Kevin Pollak, Ben Foster, Jonathan Tucker Action, Thriller Live Action
Robots 20th Century Fox / Blue Sky Studios Chris Wedge (director); David Lindsay-Abaire, Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel (screenplay); Ewan McGregor, Halle Berry, Greg Kinnear, Mel Brooks, Amanda Bynes, Drew Carey, Jim Broadbent, Stanley Tucci, Robin Williams, Dianne Wiest, Jennifer Coolidge, Paul Giamatti, Dan Hedaya, Jay Leno, Natasha Lyonne, Harland Williams Comedy, Family Animation
18 Ice Princess Walt Disney Pictures Tim Fywell (director); Hadley Davis (screenplay); Michelle Trachtenberg, Joan Cusack, Kim Cattrall, Hayden Panettiere Sports, Teen, Family Live Action
The Ring Two DreamWorks Pictures Hideo Nakata (director); Ehren Kruger (screenplay); Naomi Watts, Simon Baker, David Dorfman, Elizabeth Perkins, Gary Cole, Sissy Spacek Horror Live Action
24 Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous Warner Bros. Pictures / Castle Rock Entertainment / Village Roadshow Pictures John Pasquin (director); Marc Lawrence (screenplay); Sandra Bullock, Regina King, Enrique Murciano, William Shatner, Ernie Hudson, Heather Burns, Diedrich Bader, Treat Williams Comedy, Action Live Action
25 Guess Who Columbia Pictures / Regency Enterprises Kevin Rodney Sullivan (director); David Ronn, Jay Scherick, Peter Tolan (screenplay); Bernie Mac, Ashton Kutcher, Zoe Saldana, Judith Scott Comedy, Romance Live Action
Valiant Ealing Studios / Vanguard Animation Gary Chapman (director); Jordan Katz, George Webster, George Melrod (screenplay); Ewan McGregor, Ricky Gervais, Jim Broadbent, Tim Curry, Hugh Laurie, John Cleese, John Hurt, Pip Torrens, Rik Mayall, Olivia Williams Comedy, Family Animation
30 Beauty Shop Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Bille Woodruff (director); Kate Lanier, Norman Vance Jr. (screenplay); Queen Latifah, Alicia Silverstone, Andie MacDowell, Alfre Woodard, Mena Suvari, Della Reese, Kevin Bacon, Djimon Hounsou Comedy Live Action


Opening Title Studio Cast and crew Genre Medium
1 Sin City Dimension Films / Troublemaker Studios Frank Miller, Robert Rodriguez (directors); Jessica Alba, Devon Aoki, Alexis Bledel, Powers Boothe, Rosario Dawson, Michael Clarke Duncan, Benicio del Toro, Carla Gugino, Josh Hartnett, Rutger Hauer, Jaime King, Michael Madsen, Brittany Murphy, Clive Owen, Mickey Rourke, Nick Stahl, Bruce Willis, Elijah Wood Crime, Thriller Live Action
The Upside of Anger New Line Cinema Mike Binder (director/screenplay); Joan Allen, Kevin Costner, Erika Christensen, Keri Russell, Alicia Witt, Evan Rachel Wood, Mike Binder Comedy, Drama Live Action
8 Fever Pitch 20th Century Fox Peter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly (directors); Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel (screenplay); Drew Barrymore, Jimmy Fallon Romance, Comedy Live Action
Sahara Paramount Pictures / Bristol Bay Productions Breck Eisner (director); Thomas Dean Donnelly, Joshua Oppenheimer, John C. Richards, James V. Hart (screenplay); Matthew McConaughey, Steve Zahn, Pene;lope Cruz, Lambert Wilson, Glynn Turman, Delroy Lindo, William H. Macy Adventure Live Action
13 State Property 2 Lions Gate Films Damon Dash (director); Adam Moreno (screenplay); Beanie Sigel, N.O.R.E, Damon Dash, Michael Bentt, Omillio Sparks, DJ Clue?, Roselyn Sanchez, Juelz Santana, Winky Wright, Cam'ron, Kanye West, Ol' Dirty Bastard Crime, Drama Live Action
15 The Amityville Horror Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / Dimension Films / Platinum Dunes / Radar Pictures Andrew Douglas (director); Scott Kosar (screenplay); Ryan Reynolds, Melissa George, Jesse James, Jimmy Bennett, Chlo Grace Moretz, Rachel Nichols, Philip Baker Hall Horror Live Action
22 The Interpreter Universal Pictures / Working Title Films Sydney Pollack (director); Charles Randolph, Scott Frank, Steven Zaillian (screenplay); Nicole Kidman, Sean Penn, Catherine Keener Thriller Live Action
King's Ransom New Line Cinema Jeffrey W. Byrd (director); Wayne Conley (screenplay); Anthony Anderson, Jay Mohr, Kellita Smith, Nicole Parker, Regina Hall, Loretta Devine, Donald Faison Comedy Live Action
A Lot like Love Touchstone Pictures / Beacon Pictures Nigel Cole (director); Colin Patrick Lynch (screenplay); Ashton Kutcher, Amanda Peet, Kathryn Hahn, Kal Penn, Ali Larter, Taryn Manning, Gabriel Mann, Jeremy Sisto Romance, Comedy Live Action
29 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Touchstone Pictures / Spyglass Entertainment Garth Jennings (director); Douglas Adams, Karey Kirkpatrick (screenplay); Martin Freeman, Sam Rockwell, Mos Def, Zooey Deschanel, Bill Nighy, Anna Chancellor, Alan Rickman, Helen Mirren, Stephen Fry, John Malkovich Sci-Fi, Comedy Live Action
xXx: State of the Union Columbia Pictures / Revolution Studios Lee Tamahori (director); Simon Kinberg (screenplay); Ice Cube, Willem Dafoe, Samuel L. Jackson, Scott Speedman, Peter Strauss Action Live Action
6 Crash Lions Gate Films / Bob Yari Productions / DEJ Productions / Bull's Eye Entertainment Paul Haggis (director/screenplay); Bobby Moresco (screenplay); Sandra Bullock, Don Cheadle, Matt Dillon, Jennifer Esposito, William Fichtner, Brendan Fraser, Terrence Howard, Chris "Ludacris" Bridges, Thandie Newton, Michael Pea, Ryan Phillippe, Larenz Tate Drama Live Action
House of Wax Warner Bros. Pictures / Village Roadshow Pictures / Dark Castle Entertainment Jaume Collet-Serra (director); Chad Hayes, Carey W. Hayes (screenplay); Elisha Cuthbert, Chad Michael Murray, Brian Van Holt, Paris Hilton, Jared Padalecki, Jon Abrahams, Robert Ri'chard Horror Live Action
Kingdom of Heaven 20th Century Fox Ridley Scott (director); William Monahan (screenplay); Orlando Bloom, Eva Green, Jeremy Irons, David Thewlis, Brendan Gleeson, Marton Csokas, Liam Neeson Drama Live Action
Jiminy Glick in Lalawood Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / Gold Circle Films Vadim Jean (director); Bernie Brillstein, Paul Brooks, Peter Safran, Martin Short Comedy Live Action
13 Kicking & Screaming Universal Pictures Jesse Dylan (director); Leo Benvenuti, Steve Rudnick (screenplay); Will Ferrell, Robert Duvall, Kate Walsh, Mike Ditka Comedy, Sports Live Action
Mindhunters Dimension Films / Intermedia Films Renny Harlin (director); Wayne Kramer, Kevin Brodbin (screenplay); LL Cool J, Jonny Lee Miller, Kathryn Morris, Patricia Velsquez, Clifton Collins Jr., Eion Bailey, Will Kemp, Val Kilmer, Christian Slater Thriller Live Action
Monster-in-Law New Line Cinema Robert Luketic (director); Anya Kochoff (screenplay); Jennifer Lopez, Jane Fonda, Michael Vartan, Wanda Sykes, Adam Scott, Monet Mazur, Elaine Stritch Comedy Live Action
Unleashed Focus Features Louis Leterrier (director); Luc Besson (screenplay); Jet Li, Morgan Freeman, Bob Hoskins, Kerry Condon Martial Arts, Action, Thriller Live Action
Mad Hot Ballroom Paramount Classics / Nickelodeon Movies Marilyn Argrelo (director); Madeleine Hackney Documentary, Family Live Action
19 Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith 20th Century Fox George Lucas (director/screenplay); Ewan McGregor, Hayden Christensen, Natalie Portman, Ian McDiarmid, Frank Oz, Samuel L. Jackson, Christopher Lee Sci-Fi Live Action
20 Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist Warner Bros. Pictures / Morgan Creek Productions Paul Schrader (director); William Wisher, Caleb Carr (screenplay); Stellan Skarsgrd, Gabriel Mann, Clara Bellar, Billy Crawford, Ralph Brown Horror Live Action
27 Madagascar DreamWorks Animation / PDI/DreamWorks Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath (directors/screenplay); Mark Burton, Billy Frolick (screenplay); Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer, Jada Pinkett Smith, Sacha Baron Cohen, Cedric the Entertainer, Andy Richter Comedy, Family Animation
The Longest Yard Paramount Pictures / Columbia Pictures / MTV Films / Happy Madison Productions Peter Segal (director); Sheldon Turner (screenplay); Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, Burt Reynolds, James Cromwell, William Fichtner, Nelly, David Patrick Kelly, Tracy Morgan, Cloris Leachman Sports, Comedy Live Action
1 The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Warner Bros. Pictures / Alcon Entertainment Ken Kwapis (director); Delia Ephron, Elizabeth Chandler (screenplay); Amber Tamblyn, Alexis Bledel, America Ferrera, Blake Lively, Jenna Boyd, Bradley Whitford, Nancy Travis, Rachel Ticotin Comedy, Drama Live Action
3 Cinderella Man Universal Pictures / Miramax Films / Imagine Entertainment Ron Howard (director); Cliff Hollingsworth, Akiva Goldsman (screenplay); Russell Crowe, Rene;e Zellweger, Paul Giamatti, Craig Bierko, Bruce McGill, Paddy Considine Sports, Drama Live Action
Lords of Dogtown Columbia Pictures / TriStar Pictures Catherine Hardwicke (director); Stacy Peralta (screenplay); Emile Hirsch, Victor Rasuk, John Robinson, Heath Ledger, Nikki Reed, Rebecca De Mornay, Johnny Knoxville Sports, Drama Live Action
The League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse Universal Pictures Steve Bendelack (director); Jeremy Dyson, Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith (screenplay); Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith Comedy Live Action
10 The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D Dimension Films / Columbia Pictures / Troublemaker Studios Robert Rodriguez (director/screenplay); Marcel Rodriguez (screenplay); Cayden Boyd, Taylor Lautner, Taylor Dooley, David Arquette, Kristin Davis, George Lopez Fantasy, Adventure, Family Live Action
The Honeymooners Paramount Pictures John Schultz (director); Danny Jacobson, David Sheffield, Barry W. Blaustein, Don Rhymer (screenplay); Cedric the Entertainer, Mike Epps, Gabrielle Union, Regina Hall, Eric Stoltz, Jon Polito, John Leguizamo Comedy Live Action
Mr. & Mrs. Smith 20th Century Fox / Regency Enterprises Doug Liman (director); Simon Kinberg (screenplay); Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Vince Vaughn, Adam Brody, Kerry Washington Action, Comedy, Romance Live Action
15 Batman Begins Warner Bros. Pictures Christopher Nolan (director/screenplay); David S. Goyer (screenplay); Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Liam Neeson, Katie Holmes, Gary Oldman, Cillian Murphy, Tom Wilkinson, Rutger Hauer, Ken Watanabe, Morgan Freeman, Mark Boone Junior, Linus Roache Superhero, Action, Drama Live Action
17 The Perfect Man Universal Pictures Mark Rosman (director); Gina Wendkos (screenplay); Hilary Duff, Heather Locklear, Chris Noth Romance, Comedy Live Action
22 Herbie: Fully Loaded Walt Disney Pictures Angela Robinson (director); Thomas Lennon, Robert Ben Garant, Alfred Gough, Miles Millar (screenplay); Lindsay Lohan, Justin Long, Breckin Meyer, Cheryl Hines, Matt Dillon, Michael Keaton Comedy, Family Live Action
24 Bewitched Columbia Pictures Nora Ephron (director/screenplay); Delia Ephron (screenplay); Nicole Kidman, Will Ferrell, Shirley MacLaine, Michael Caine, Jason Schwartzman, Kristin Chenoweth, Heather Burns, Jim Turner, Stephen Colbert, David Alan Grier, Steve Carell Comedy, Romance, Fantasy Live Action
Land of the Dead Universal Pictures George A. Romero (director/screenplay); Simon Baker, John Leguizamo, Dennis Hopper, Asia Argento, Robert Joy Horror Live Action
29 War of the Worlds DreamWorks Pictures / Paramount Pictures / Amblin Entertainment Steven Spielberg (director); Josh Friedman, David Koepp (screenplay); Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning, Miranda Otto, Justin Chatwin, Tim Robbins, Amy Ryan, Yul Vazquez Sci-Fi, Thriller Live Action


Opening Title Studio Cast and crew Genre Medium
1 Rebound 20th Century Fox Steve Carr (director); Jon Lucas, Scott Moore (screenplay); Martin Lawrence, Wendy Raquel Robinson, Breckin Meyer, Horatio Sanz, Oren Williams, Patrick Warburton, Megan Mullally Sports, Comedy Live Action
Yakeen Shreya Creations / P R Films Girish Dhamija (director); Vikram Bhatt (screenplay); Arjun Rampal, Priyanka Chopra, Kim Sharma, Ankur Nayyar, Sudhanshu Pandey Mystery, Thriller Live Action
8 Dark Water Touchstone Pictures Walter Salles (director); Rafael Yglesias (screenplay); Jennifer Connelly, John C. Reilly, Tim Roth, Dougray Scott, Pete Postlethwaite, Camryn Manheim, Ariel Gade Horror, Drama Live Action
Fantastic Four 20th Century Fox / Marvel Enterprises Tim Story (director); Mark Frost, Michael France (screenplay); Ioan Gruffudd, Jessica Alba, Chris Evans, Michael Chiklis, Julian McMahon, Kerry Washington Action, Superhero Live Action
15 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Warner Bros. Pictures / Village Roadshow Pictures Tim Burton (director); John August (screenplay); Johnny Depp, Freddie Highmore, David Kelly, Helena Bonham Carter, Noah Taylor, Missi Pyle, James Fox, Deep Roy, Christopher Lee, AnnaSophia Robb, Julia Winter, Jordan Fry, Philip Wiegratz Musical, Fantasy, Comedy, Family Live Action
Wedding Crashers New Line Cinema David Dobkin (director); Steve Faber, Bob Fisher (screenplay); Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn, Christopher Walken, Rachel McAdams, Isla Fisher, Bradley Cooper, Jane Seymour Comedy Live Action
22 Bad News Bears Paramount Pictures Richard Linklater (director); Bill Lancaster, Glenn Ficarra, John Requa (screenplay); Billy Bob Thornton, Greg Kinnear, Marcia Gay Harden Sports, Comedy Live Action
The Devil's Rejects Lions Gate Films Rob Zombie (director/screenplay); Sid Haig, Bill Moseley, Sheri Moon Zombie, Ken Foree, Matthew McGrory, Leslie Easterbrook, Priscilla Barnes, William Forsythe Horror Live Action
Hustle & Flow Paramount Classics / MTV Films / New Deal Entertainment Craig Brewster (director/screenplay); Terrence Howard, Anthony Anderson, Taryn Manning, Taraji P. Henson, Paula Jai Parker, Elise Neal, Isaac Hayes, D.J. Qualls, Ludacris Drama Live Action
The Island DreamWorks Pictures / Warner Bros. Pictures Michael Bay (director); Caspian Tredwell-Owen, Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci (screenplay); Ewan McGregor, Scarlett Johansson, Djimon Hounsou, Sean Bean, Michael Clarke Duncan, Steve Buscemi Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller Live Action
March of the Penguins Warner Independent Pictures Luc Jacquet (director); Morgan Freeman Documentary Live Action
29 Must Love Dogs Warner Bros. Pictures Gary David Goldberg (director/screenplay); John Cusack, Diane Lane, Dermot Mulroney, Elizabeth Perkins, Stockard Channing, Christopher Plummer Romance, Comedy Live Action
Sky High Walt Disney Pictures Mike Mitchell (director); Paul Hernandez, Bob Schooley, Mark McCorkle (screenplay); Michael Angarano, Kurt Russell, Kelly Preston, Danielle Panabaker, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Steven Strait, Lynda Carter, Bruce Campbell, Dave Foley, Cloris Leachman, Kevin McDonald Superhero, Comedy, Family Live Action
Stealth Columbia Pictures Rob Cohen (director/screenplay); W.D. Richter (screenplay); Josh Lucas, Jessica Biel, Jamie Foxx, Sam Shepard, Joe Morton, Richard Roxburgh Sci-Fi, Action Live Action
5 The Dukes of Hazzard Warner Bros. Pictures / Village Roadshow Pictures Jay Chandrasekhar (director); John O'Brien (screenplay); Johnny Knoxville, Seann William Scott, Jessica Simpson, Burt Reynolds, M.C. Gainey, Lynda Carter, Willie Nelson Comedy Live Action
12 Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo Columbia Pictures / Happy Madison Productions Mike Bigelow (director); Rob Schneider, David Garrett, Jason Ward (screenplay); Rob Schneider, Eddie Griffin, Jeroen Krabbe;, Til Schweiger, Hanna Verboom Comedy Live Action
Four Brothers Paramount Pictures John Singleton (director); David Elliot, Paul Lovett (screenplay); Mark Wahlberg, Tyrese Gibson, Andre; Benjamin, Garrett Hedlund, Terrence Howard, Josh Charles, Sofa Vergara, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Fionnula Flanagan, Taraji P. Henson Crime, Thriller Live Action
The Great Raid Miramax Films John Dahl (director); Carlo Bernard, Doug Miro (screenplay); Benjamin Bratt, James Franco, Connie Nielsen, Marton Csokas, Joseph Fiennes War, Drama Live Action
The Skeleton Key Universal Pictures Iain Softley (director); Ehren Kruger (screenplay); Kate Hudson, Gena Rowlands, Peter Sarsgaard, Joy Bryant, John Hurt Horror Live Action
17 Supercross 20th Century Fox Steve Boyum (director); Ken Solarz, Bart Baker (screenplay); Steve Howey Mike Vogel, Cameron Richardson, Aaron Carter, Channing Tatum, Robert Patrick, Robert Carradine Action, Sports Live Action
19 The 40-Year-Old Virgin Universal Pictures Judd Apatow (director/screenplay); Steve Carell (screenplay); Steve Carell, Catherine Keener, Paul Rudd, Romany Malco, Seth Rogen, Elizabeth Banks, Leslie Mann, Jane Lynch Comedy Live Action
Red Eye DreamWorks Pictures Wes Craven (director); Carl Ellsworth (screenplay); Rachel McAdams, Cillian Murphy, Brian Cox Thriller Live Action
26 The Brothers Grimm Dimension Films / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Terry Gilliam (director); Ehren Kruger (screenplay); Matt Damon, Heath Ledger, Peter Stormare, Lena Headey, Jonathan Pryce, Monica Bellucci Adventure, Fantasy Live Action
The Cave Screen Gems / Lakeshore Entertainment Bruce Hunt (director); Michael Steinberg, Tegan West (screenplay); Cole Hauser, Eddie Cibrian, Morris Chestnut, Rick Ravanello, Marcel Iure?, Lena Headey, Piper Perabo Action, Horror Live Action
Undiscovered Lions Gate Films / Lakeshore Entertainment / Cinerenta Meiert Avis (director); John Galt (screenplay); Pell James, Steven Strait, Kip Pardue, Shannyn Sossamon, Carrie Fisher, Peter Weller, Fisher Stevens, Ashlee Simpson Drama Live Action
31 The Constant Gardener Focus Features Fernando Meirelles (director); Jeffrey Caine (screenplay); Ralph Fiennes, Rachel Weisz, Danny Huston, Bill Nighy, Pete Postlethwaite Thriller Live Action
2 A Sound of Thunder Warner Bros. Pictures Peter Hyams (director); Thomas Dean Donnelly, Joshua Oppenheimer, Gregory Poirier (screenplay); Edward Burns, Catherine McCormack, Ben Kingsley Sci-Fi, Thriller Live Action
Transporter 2 20th Century Fox Louis Leterrier (director); Luc Besson, Robert Mark Kamen (screenplay); Jason Statham, Franois Berle;and, Amber Valletta, Kate Nauta, Matthew Modine, Jason Flemyng, Keith David, Shannon Briggs Action Live Action
Underclassman Miramax Films Marcos Siega (director); David T, Wagner, Brent Goldberg (screenplay); Nick Cannon, Shawn Ashmore, Roselyn Snchez, Kelly Hu, Hugh Bonneville, Cheech Marin Comedy, Action Live Action
7 Thumbsucker Sony Pictures Classics / Bob Yari Productions Mike Mills (director/screenplay); Lou Taylor Pucci, Tilda Swinton, Vincent D'Onofrio, Keanu Reeves, Benjamin Bratt, Kelli Garner, Vince Vaughn Comedy, Drama Live Action
9 The Exorcism of Emily Rose Screen Gems / Lakeshore Entertainment Scott Derrickson (director/screenplay); Paul Harris Boardman (screenplay); Laura Linney, Tom Wilkinson, Campbell Scott, Colm Feore, Jennifer Carpenter, Mary Beth Hurt, Henry Czerny, Shohreh Aghdashloo Horror Live Action
The Man New Line Cinema Les Mayfield (director); Jim Piddock, Margaret Oberman, Steve Carpenter (screenplay); Samuel L. Jackson, Eugene Levy, Miguel Ferrer, Luke Goss, Susie Essman, Anthony Mackie Comedy, Action Live Action
An Unfinished Life Miramax Films / Revolution Studios Lasse Hallstrm (director); Mark Spragg, Virginia Korus Spragg (screenplay); Robert Redford, Jennifer Lopez, Morgan Freeman, Josh Lucas, Camryn Manheim Drama Live Action
16 Cry Wolf Rogue Pictures Jeff Wadlow (director/screenplay); Beau Bauman (screenplay); Julian Morris, Lindy Booth, Jared Padalecki, Jon Bon Jovi Horror Live Action
Just Like Heaven DreamWorks Pictures Mark Waters (director); Peter Tolan, Leslie Dixon (screenplay); Reese Witherspoon, Mark Ruffalo, Jon Heder Romance, Comedy, Fantasy Live Action
Lord of War Lions Gate Films Andrew Niccol (director/screenplay); Nicolas Cage, Jared Leto, Bridget Moynahan, Ian Holm, Ethan Hawke, Crime, Drama Live Action
Venom Dimension Films / Outerbanks Entertainment Jim Gillespie (director); Flint Dille, John Zuur Platten, Brandon Boyce (screenplay) Agnes Bruckner, Jonathan Jackson, Laura Ramsey, D. J. Cotrona, Rick Cramer, Meagan Good, Bijou Phillips, Method Man Horror Live Action
23 Corpse Bride Warner Bros. Pictures Tim Burton, Mike Johnson (directors); John August, Caroline Thompson, Pamela Pettler (screenplay); Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Emily Watson, Tracey Ullman, Paul Whitehouse, Joanna Lumley, Albert Finney, Richard E. Grant, Christopher Lee, Michael Gough Musical, Fantasy, Family Animation
Flightplan Touchstone Pictures / Imagine Entertainment Robert Schwentke (director); Peter A. Dowling, Billy Ray (screenplay); Jodie Foster, Peter Sarsgaard, Erika Christensen, Sean Bean, Marlene Lawston Thriller Live Action
Roll Bounce Fox Searchlight Pictures Malcolm D. Lee (director); Norman Vance Jr. (screenplay); Bow Wow, Chi McBride, Mike Epps, Wesley Jonathan, Meagan Good, Nick Cannon Comedy, Drama Live Action
Dirty Love First Look Studios John Mallory Asher (director); Jenny McCarthy (screenplay); Jenny McCarthy, Eddie Kaye Thomas, Carmen Electra, Kam Heskin, Victor Webster Comedy Live Action
30 The Greatest Game Ever Played Walt Disney Pictures Bill Paxton (director); Mark Frost (screenplay); Shia LaBeouf, Stephen Dillane, Peter Firth, Elias Koteas Drama Live Action
A History of Violence New Line Cinema David Cronenberg (director); Josh Olson (screenplay); Viggo Mortensen, Maria Bello, Ed Harris, William Hurt Crime, Thriller, Drama Live Action
Into the Blue Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / Columbia Pictures / Mandalay Pictures John Stockwell (director); Matt Johnson (screenplay); Paul Walker, Jessica Alba, Scott Caan, Ashley Scott, Josh Brolin, James Frain Action Live Action
Oliver Twist R.P. Productions Roman Polanski (director); Ronald Harwood (screenplay); Ben Kingsley, Barney Clark, Jamie Foreman, Harry Eden, Leanne Rowe, Edward Hardwicke, Mark Strong Drama Live Action
Serenity Universal Pictures Joss Whedon (director/screenplay); Nathan Fillion, Alan Tudyk, Adam Baldwin, Summer Glau, Gina Torres, Morena Baccarin, Jewel Staite, Chiwetel Ejiofor Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure Live Action
Capote Sony Pictures Classics / United Artists Bennett Miller (director); Dan Futterman (screenplay); Philip Seymour Hoffman, Catherine Keener, Clifton Collins Jr., Bruce Greenwood, Bob Balaban, Mark Pellegrino, Chris Cooper Biographical, Drama Live Action
Little Manhattan 20th Century Fox / Regency Enterprises Mark Levin (director); Jennifer Flackett (screenplay); Josh Hutcherson, Charlie Ray, Bradley Whitford, Cynthia Nixon Romance, Comedy Live Action


Opening Title Studio Cast and crew Genre Medium
5 Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit DreamWorks Animation / Aardman Features Steve Box, Nick Park (directors/screenplay); Mark Burton, Bob Baker (screenplay); Peter Sallis, Ralph Fiennes, Helena Bonham Carter, Peter Kay, Nicholas Smith, Liz Smith Comedy, Family Horror Animation
7 The Gospel Screen Gems / Rainforest Films Rob Hardy (director/screenplay); Boris Kodjoe, Idris Elba, Clifton Powell, Nona Gaye Drama Live Action
In Her Shoes 20th Century Fox / Scott Free Productions Curtis Hanson (director); Susannah Grant (screenplay); Cameron Diaz, Toni Collette, Shirley MacLaine, Mark Feuerstein Comedy, Drama Live Action
Two for the Money Universal Pictures / Morgan Creek Productions D. J. Caruso (director); Dan Gilroy (screenplay); Al Pacino, Matthew McConaughey, Rene Russo, Armand Assante, Jeremy Piven, Jamie King Drama, Thriller Live Action
Waiting... Lions Gate Films Rob McKittrick (director/screenplay); Ryan Reynolds, Anna Faris, Justin Long, David Koechner, John Francis Daley, Alanna Ubach, Kaitlin Doubleday, Chi McBride, Luis Guzmn Comedy Live Action
14 Domino New Line Cinema / Metropolitan Films / Scott Free Productions / Davis Films Tony Scott (director); Richard Kelly (screenplay); Keira Knightley, Mickey Rourke, Edgar Ramirez, Delroy Lindo, Mo'Nique, Mena Suvari, Lucy Liu, Christopher Walken Action Live Action
Elizabethtown Paramount Pictures Cameron Crowe (director/screenplay); Orlando Bloom, Kirsten Dunst, Susan Sarandon, Alec Baldwin, Bruce McGill, Judy Greer, Jessica Biel Romance, Drama, Comedy Live Action
The Fog Columbia Pictures / Revolution Studios Rupert Wainwright (director); Cooper Layne (screenplay); Tom Welling, Maggie Grace, Rade Sherbedgia, DeRay Davis, Selma Blair Horror Live Action
The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio DreamWorks Pictures / ImageMovers / Revolution Studios Jane Anderson (director/screenplay); Julianne Moore, Woody Harrelson, Laura Dern Biographical, Drama Live Action
21 Doom Universal Pictures Andrzej Bartkowiak (director); David Callaham, Wesley Strick (screenplay); Karl Urban, Rosamund Pike, Ben Daniels, Razaaq Adoti, The Rock Sci-Fi, Action, Horror Live Action
Dreamer DreamWorks Pictures / Hyde Park Entertainment John Gatins (director/screenplay); Kurt Russell, Dakota Fanning, Kris Kristofferson, Freddy Rodriguez, Luis Guzmn, Elisabeth Shue, David Morse Drama Live Action
North Country Warner Bros. Pictures Niki Caro (director); Michael Seitzman (screenplay); Charlize Theron, Frances McDormand, Sean Bean, Richard Jenkins, Jeremy Renner, Michelle Monaghan, Woody Harrelson, Sissy Spacek Drama Live Action
Stay 20th Century Fox Marc Forster (director); David Benioff (screenplay); Ewan McGregor, Naomi Watts, Ryan Gosling, Janeane Garofalo, Bob Hoskins Thriller Live Action
Kids in America Slowhand Cinema Josh Stolberg (director/screenplay); Andrew Shaifer (screenplay); Gregory Smith, Stephanie Sherrin, Caitlin Wachs, Nicole Richie, George Wendt, Adam Arkin, Samantha Mathis, Malik Yoba, Julie Bowen Comedy Live Action
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang Warner Bros. Pictures / Silver Pictures Shane Black (director/screenplay); Robert Downey, Jr., Val Kilmer, Michelle Monaghan, Corbin Bernsen Comedy, Crime Live Action
28 The Legend of Zorro Columbia Pictures / Spyglass Entertainment / Amblin Entertainment Martin Campbell (director); Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman (screenplay); Antonio Banderas, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Rufus Sewell, Nick Chinlund, Julio Oscar Mechoso Adventure Live Action
Prime Universal Pictures Ben Younger (director/screenplay); Meryl Streep, Uma Thurman, Bryan Greenberg, Jon Abrahams Romance, Comedy, Drama Live Action
Saw II Lions Gate Entertainment / Twisted Pictures Darren Lynn Bousman (director/screenplay); Leigh Whannell (screenplay); Donnie Wahlberg, Franky G, Glenn Plummer, Beverley Mitchell, Dina Meyer, Emmanuelle Vaugier, Erik Knudsen, Shawnee Smith, Tobin Bell Horror Live Action
The Weather Man Paramount Pictures Gore Verbinski (director); Steven Conrad (screenplay); Nicolas Cage, Michael Caine, Hope Davis, Nicholas Hoult, Michael Rispoli, Gil Bellows Comedy, Drama Live Action
4 Chicken Little Walt Disney Pictures Mark Dindal (director); Steve Bencich, Ron J. Friedman, Ron Anderson (screenplay); Zach Braff, Garry Marshall, Joan Cusack, Steve Zahn, Don Knotts, Fred Willard, Catherine O'Hara Comedy, Sci-Fi, Family Animation
Good Night, and Good Luck Warner Independent Pictures George Clooney (director/screenplay); Grant Heslov (screenplay); David Strathairn, Patricia Clarkson, George Clooney, Jeff Daniels, Robert Downey Jr., Frank Langella Drama Live Action
Jarhead Universal Pictures Sam Mendes (director); William D. Broyles, Jr. (screenplay); Jake Gyllenhaal, Peter Sarsgaard, Lucas Black, Chris Cooper, Jamie Foxx Biographical, War, Drama Live Action
Shopgirl Touchstone Pictures / Hyde Park Entertainment Anand Tucker (director); Steve Martin (screenplay); Steve Martin, Claire Danes, Jason Schwartzman, Bridgette Wilson-Sampras Romance, Comedy, Drama Live Action
9 Get Rich or Die Tryin' Paramount Pictures / Interscope/Shady/Aftermath Films / MTV Films Jim Sheridan (director); Terence Winter (screenplay); Curtis '50 Cent' Jackson, Terrence Howard, Joy Bryant, Bill Duke, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Omar Benson Miller, Viola Davis Drama Live Action
10 F*ck Mudflap Films / Rainstorm Entertainment Steve Anderson (director); Steven Bochco, Pat Boone, Ben Bradlee, Drew Carey, Billy Connolly Documentary Live Action
11 Derailed The Weinstein Company Mikael Hfstrm (director); Stuart Beattie (screenplay); Clive Owen, Jennifer Aniston, Vincent Cassel, Melissa George, Giancarlo Esposito, Xzibit, RZA Thriller Live Action
Zathura Columbia Pictures / Red Wagon Entertainment Jon Favreau (director); David Koepp, John Kamps (screenplay); Josh Hutcherson, Jonah Bobo, Dax Shepard, Kristen Stewart, Tim Robbins Sci-Fi, Adventure, Family Live Action
18 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Warner Bros. Pictures / Heyday Films Mike Newell (director); Steve Kloves (screenplay); Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Ralph Fiennes, Michael Gambon, Brendan Gleeson, Maggie Smith, Robbie Coltrane, Alan Rickman, Miranda Richardson, Timothy Spall, Gary Oldman, Eric Sykes, Jason Isaacs, David Tennant, David Bradley, Tom Felton, Bonnie Wright, Robert Pattinson, Devon Murray, Frances de la Tour Fantasy Live Action
Walk the Line 20th Century Fox James Mangold (director/screenplay); Gill Dennis (screenplay); Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon, Ginnifer Goodwin, Robert Patrick Biographical, Drama, Musical Live Action
23 Bee Season Fox Searchlight Pictures / Regency Enterprises Scott McGehee, David Siegel (directors); Naomi Foner Gyllenhaal (screenplay); Richard Gere, Juliette Binoche, Flora Cross, Max Minghella, Kate Bosworth Drama Live Action
The Ice Harvest Focus Features Harold Ramis (director); Richard Russo, Robert Benton (screenplay); John Cusack, Billy Bob Thornton, Connie Nielsen, Randy Quaid, Oliver Platt Thriller, Comedy Live Action
In the Mix Lions Gate Films / 20th Century Fox Ron Underwood (director); Jacqueline Zambrano (screenplay); Usher, Chazz Palminteri, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Robert Davi, Matt Gerald, Robert Costanzo Comedy, Crime Live Action
Just Friends New Line Cinema Roger Kumble (director); Adam Davis (screenplay): Ryan Reynolds, Amy Smart, Anna Faris, Julie Hagerty, Christopher Marquette, Stephen Root, Chris Klein Comedy, Romance Live Action
Pride & Prejudice Focus Features / Working Title Films Joe Wright (director); Deborah Moggach (screenplay); Keira Knightley, Matthew Macfadyen, Brenda Blethyn, Donald Sutherland, Tom Hollander, Rosamund Pike, Jena Malone, Judi Dench Romance, Drama Live Action
Rent Columbia Pictures / Revolution Studios Chris Columbus (director); Stephen Chbosky (screenplay); Rosario Dawson, Taye Diggs, Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Jesse L. Martin, Idina Menzel, Adam Pascal, Anthony Rapp, Tracie Thoms Drama, Musical Live Action
Yours, Mine and Ours Paramount Pictures / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / Nickelodeon Movies / Columbia Pictures Raja Gosnell (director); Ron Burch, David Kidd (screenplay); Dennis Quaid, Rene Russo, Rip Torn, Linda Hunt, Jerry O'Connell, David Koechner, Danielle Panabaker, Sean Faris, Miranda Cosgrove, Drake Bell Comedy, Family Live Action
2 on Flux Paramount Pictures / Lakeshore Entertainment / MTV Films Karyn Kusama (director); Phil Hay, Matt Manfredi (screenplay); Charlize Theron, Marton Csokas, Jonny Lee Miller, Sophie Okonedo, Pete Postlethwaite, Frances McDormand Action, Sci-Fi Live Action
9 Brokeback Mountain Focus Features / River Road Entertainment Ang Lee (director); Larry McMurtry, Diana Ossana (screenplay); Heath Ledger, Jake Gyllenhaal, Anne Hathaway, Michelle Williams, Anna Faris, Linda Cardellini, Randy Quaid Romance, Drama Live Action
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Walt Disney Pictures / Walden Media Andrew Adamson (director/screenplay); Ann Peacock, Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely (screenplay); Georgie Henley, Skandar Keynes, William Mosely, Anna Popplewell, Tilda Swinton, James McAvoy, Jim Broadbent, Liam Neeson, Ray Winstone, Dawn French, Rupert Everett Fantasy, Family Live Action
Syriana Warner Bros. Pictures / Participant Productions Stephen Gaghan (director/screenplay); George Clooney, Matt Damon, Jeffrey Wright, Chris Cooper, William Hurt, Tim Blake Nelson, Amanda Peet, Christopher Plummer, Alexander Siddig, Mazhar Munir, Greta Scacchi Drama, Thriller Live Action
14 King Kong Universal Pictures Peter Jackson (director/screenplay); Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens (screenplay); Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Colin Hanks, Jamie Bell, Andy Serkis, Kyle Chandler Adventure, Drama Live Action
16 The Family Stone 20th Century Fox Thomas Bezucha (director/screenplay); Claire Danes, Diane Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Dermot Mulroney, Craig T. Nelson, Luke Wilson Romance, Comedy Live Action
21 Cheaper by the Dozen 2 20th Century Fox Adam Shankman (director); Sam Harper (screenplay); Steve Martin, Bonnie Hunt, Eugene Levy, Tom Welling, Piper Perabo, Carmen Electra, Jaime King, Hilary Duff, Taylor Lautner, Alison Stoner Comedy, Family Live Action
Fun with Dick and Jane Columbia Pictures / Imagine Entertainment Dean Parisot (director); Judd Apatow, Nicholas Stoller (screenplay); Jim Carrey, Te;a Leoni, Alec Baldwin, Richard Jenkins Comedy, Crime Live Action
23 Memoirs of a Geisha Columbia Pictures / DreamWorks Pictures / Spyglass Entertainment / Amblin Entertainment / Red Wagon Entertainment Rob Marshall (director); Robin Swicord (screenplay); Zhang Ziyi, Ken Watanabe, Michelle Yeoh, K?ji Yakusho, Youki Kudoh, Kaori Momoi, Tsai Chin, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Suzuka Ohgo, Gong Li, Randall Duk Kim, Mako Drama Live Action
Munich Universal Pictures / DreamWorks Pictures / Amblin Entertainment Steven Spielberg (director); Tony Kushner, Eric Roth (screenplay); Eric Bana, Daniel Craig, Ciarn Hinds, Mathieu Kassovitz, Hanns Zischler, Ayelet Zurer, Geoffrey Rush Drama, Thriller Live Action
The Ringer Fox Searchlight Pictures Barry W. Blaustein (director); Ricky Blitt (screenplay); Johnny Knoxville, Brian Cox, Katherine Heigl Comedy Live Action
Transamerica The Weinstein Company Duncan Tucker (director/screenplay); Felicity Huffman, Kevin Zegers, Fionnula Flanagan, Burt Young, Elizabeth Pea, Graham Greene Comedy, Drama Live Action
25 Casanova Touchstone Pictures Lasse Hallstrm (director); Jeffrey Hatcher, Kimberly Simi (screenplay); Heath Ledger, Sienna Miller, Jeremy Irons, Oliver Platt, Lena Olin Romance, Comedy Live Action
The New World New Line Cinema Terrence Malick (director/screenplay); Colin Farrell, Christopher Plummer, Christian Bale, August Schellenberg, Wes Studi, Q'orianka Kilcher Drama Live Action
The Producers Universal Pictures / Columbia Pictures Susan Stroman (director); Mel Brooks, Thomas Meehan (screenplay); Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick, Uma Thurman, Will Ferrell, Gary Beach, Roger Bart Comedy, Musical Live Action
Rumor Has It Warner Bros. Pictures / Village Roadshow Pictures Rob Reiner (director); T.M. Griffin (screenplay); Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Costner, Shirley MacLaine, Mark Ruffalo, Richard Jenkins, Christopher McDonald, Mena Suvari Romance, Comedy Live Action
Wolf Creek The Weinstein Company Greg McLean (director/screenplay); John Jarratt, Nathan Phillips, Cassandra Magrath, Kestie Morassi Horror Live Action

Films released in 2005

Notable deaths

Month Date Name Age Country Profession Notable films
January 2 C. M. Pennington-Richards 93 UK Producer
5 Gabrielle Daye 93 UK Actress
8 Aksella Luts 99 Estonia Actress, Screenwriter Noored kotkad
9 Gonzalo Gavira 79 Mexico Sound Technician
11 Thelma White 94 USA Actress
12 Amrish Puri 72 India Actor
15 Ruth Warrick 88 USA Actress
15 Dan Lee 35 Canada Animator
17 Virginia Mayo 84 USA Actress
18 Lamont Bentley 31 USA Actor The Wash
20 Parveen Babi 55 India Actress
21 Steve Susskind 62 USA Actor
22 Patsy Rowlands 74 UK Actress
February 1 John Vernon 72 Canada Actor
2 Goffredo Lombardo 84 Italy Producer
4 Ossie Davis 87 USA Actor, Director
10 Arthur Miller 89 USA Screenwriter
10 Leonard Trolley 87 UK Actor One of Our Dinosaurs Is Missing
12 Brian Kelly 73 USA Actor Around the World Under the Sea
13 Harry Baird 73 UK Actor, Miscellaneous
14 Otto Plaschkes 75 Austria Producer
16 Nicole DeHuff 30 USA Actress
17 Peter Foy 79 UK Special Effects Artist
17 Dan O'Herlihy 85 Ireland Actor
20 Sandra Dee 62 USA Actress
22 Simone Simon 94 France Actress
March 3 Guylaine St-Onge 39 USA Actress
5 Morris Engel 84 USA Director, Cinematographer
5 Tony Romano 89 USA Actor, Composer
6 Teresa Wright 86 USA Actress
7 John Box 85 UK Production Designer, Art Director
7 Debra Hill 54 USA Screenwriter, Producer
9 Sheila Gish 62 UK Actress
21 Barney Martin 82 USA Actor
29 Mitch Hedberg 37 USA Actor
April 5 Debralee Scott 52 USA Actress
11 John Bennett 76 UK Actor
15 Margaretta Scott 93 UK Actress
16 Kay Walsh 94 UK Actress
19 George P. Cosmatos 64 Italy Director
19 Ruth Hussey 90 USA Actress
21 Jimmy Thompson 79 UK Actor
22 Norman Bird 80 UK Actor
23 John Mills 97 UK Actor
26 Mason Adams 86 USA Actor
26 Maria Schell 79 Austria Actress
26 Michael Coles 68 UK Actor
May 5 Elizabeth Fraser 85 USA Actress
5 June MacCloy 95 USA Actress
16 Joe Grant 96 USA Animator, Screenwriter
16 June Lang 88 UK Actress
17 Frank Gorshin 72 USA Actor
19 Henry Corden 85 Canada Actor
20 J. D. Cannon 83 USA Actor
21 Stephen Elliott 86 USA Actor
21 Howard Morris 85 USA Actor, Director
22 Thurl Ravenscroft 91 USA Singer, Actor
25 Ismail Merchant 68 India Producer
26 Eddie Albert 99 USA Actor
June 1 Geoffrey Toone 94 Ireland Actor
2 Vittorio Duse 89 Italy Actor, Director, Screenwriter
3 Michael Billington 63 UK Actor, Screenwriter
3 Leon Askin 97 Austria Actor, Writer
3 Harrison Young 75 USA Actor
4 Lorna Thayer 86 USA Actor
6 Anne Bancroft 73 USA Actress
6 Dana Elcar 77 USA Actor
8 Ed Bishop 72 USA Actor
11 Ron Randell 86 Australia Actor
13 Jonathan Adams 69 USA Actor
13 Lane Smith 69 USA Actor
15 Suzanne Flon 87 France Actress
24 Paul Winchell 82 USA Actor
25 John Fiedler 80 USA Actor
29 Bruce Malmuth 71 USA Director, Actor
July 1 Luther Vandross 54 USA Actor, Singer The Meteor Man
2 Ernest Lehman 89 USA Screenwriter
3 Alberto Lattuada 90 Italy Director
4 June Haver 79 USA Actress, Singer
10 Freddy Soto 35 USA Actor, Comedian
11 Frances Langford 92 USA Singer, Actress
12 Scott Paul 24 USA Actor Wyatt Earp
17 Gavin Lambert 80 UK Screenwriter
19 Edward Bunker 71 USA Actor
20 James Doohan 85 Canada Actor
21 Long John Baldry 64 Canada Actor, Singer Up the Chastity Belt
22 George Wallace 88 USA Actor
25 Ford Rainey 96 USA Actor
25 Alf Joint 77 UK Stuntman, Actor
25 David Jackson 71 UK Actor
26 Alexander Golitzen 87 Russia Art Director
27 Tungia Baker 63 New Zealand Actress The Piano
29 Pat McCormick 78 USA Actor
August 4 Ileen Getz 43 USA Actress
8 Barbara Bel Geddes 82 USA Actress
9 Dorris Bowdon 90 USA Actress
9 Stanley DeSantis 51 USA Actor
9 Matthew McGrory 32 USA Actor
11 James Booth 77 UK Actor
15 Herta Ware 88 USA Actress
16 Joe Ranft 45 USA Animator, Voice Actor
16 Eva Renzi 60 Germany Actress
16 Tonino Delli Colli 81 Italy Cinematographer
23 Brock Peters 78 USA Actor
25 Terence Morgan 83 UK Actor
31 Michael Sheard 67 UK Actor
September ? Irene Sunters 77 UK Actress The Wicker Man
2 Bob Denver 70 USA Actor
12 Ronald Leigh-Hunt 84 UK Actor
14 Robert Wise 91 USA Director, Film Editor
15 Guy Green 91 UK Director, Cinematographer
15 Josephine Griffin 76 UK Actress
15 Sidney Luft 89 USA Producer
16 Constance Moore 84 USA Actress
20 Gordon Carroll 77 USA Producer, Miscellaneous
23 Roger Brierley 70 UK Actor, Composer
25 Don Adams 82 USA Actor
October 2 Hamilton Camp 70 UK Actor
2 Nipsey Russell 87 USA Actor
3 Ronnie Barker 76 UK Actor, Screenwriter
7 Charles Rocket 56 USA Actor
9 Louis Nye 92 USA Actor
11 Sergio Citti 72 Italy Director, Screenwriter
15 Mildred Shay 94 USA Actress
15 Rik Van Nutter 76 USA Actor Thunderball
16 John Larch 91 USA Actor
16 Ursula Howells 83 UK Actress
18 John Hollis 77 UK Actor
23 William Hootkins 57 USA Actor
28 Barbara Keogh 76 UK Actress
29 Lloyd Bochner 81 Canada Actor
November 2 Jean Carson 82 USA Actress
3 Geoffrey Keen 89 UK Actor
4 Sheree North 85 USA Actress
11 Moustapha Akkad 75 Syria Producer, director
11 Keith Andes 89 USA Actor
11 Pamela Duncan 80 USA Actress
15 Agenore Incrocci 86 Italy Screenwriter
20 Nora Denney 78 USA Actress
20 Harold J. Stone 94 USA Actor
23 Constance Cummings 95 USA Actress
23 Beverly Tyler 78 USA Actress
24 Pat Morita 73 USA Actor, Voice Actor
27 Jocelyn Brando 86 USA Actress
27 Marc Lawrence 95 USA Actor
29 Macon McCalman 72 USA Actor
29 Wendie Jo Sperber 47 USA Actress
29 Joseph Furst 89 Australia Actor
30 Jean Parker 90 USA Actress
December 1 Jack Colvin 71 USA Actor
4 Gregg Hoffman 42 USA Producer
7 Adrian Biddle 53 UK Cinematographer
10 Richard Pryor 65 USA Actor
12 Robert Newmyer 49 USA Producer
15 Giuseppe Patroni Griffi 84 Italy Director
16 John Spencer 58 USA Actor
18 Belita 82 UK Actress
19 Don McKillop 76 Spain Actor
20 Argentina Brunetti 98 Argentina Actress
22 Aurora Miranda 90 Brazil Singer, Actress
25 Roy Stuart 78 USA Actor
26 Vincent Schiavelli 57 USA Actor
28 Patrick Cranshaw 86 USA Actor
28 Richard De Angelis 72 USA Actor

Film debuts


  1. ^ "2005 Worldwide Grosses". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2009.

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