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Includes films in U.S. commercial release between Jan. 1, 2005, and Dec. 31, 2005.
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Grizzly Man Dir. Werner Herzog. Documentary about a deceased Grizzly enthusiast A
Junebug Dir. Phil Morrison. With Embeth Davidtz, Amy Adams, Alessandro Nivola A
The New World Dir. Terrence Malick. With Colin Farrell, Q'Orianka Kilcher, Christian Bale A

The Beat That My Heart Skipped Dir. Jacques Audiard. With Romain Duris, Niels Arestrup A–
Capote Dir. Bennett Miller. With Philip Seymour Hoffman, Clifton Collins Jr., Catherine Keener A–
Forty Shades of Blue Dir. Ira Sachs. With Dina Korzun, Rip Torn, Darren Burrows A–
The Holy Girl Dir. Lucrecia Martel. With María Alche, Carlos Belloso, Mercedes Morán A–
Kings and Queen Dir. Arnaud Desplechin. With Emmanuelle Devos, Mathieu Amalric, Maurice Garrel A–
Palindromes Dir. Todd Solondz. With Sharon Wilkins, Shayna Levine, Ellen Barkin A–
Pride & Prejudice Dir. Joe Wright. With Keira Knightley, Matthew Macfadyen, Brenda Blethyn A–
The Squid and the Whale Dir. Noah Baumbach. With Jeff Daniels, Jesse Eisenberg, Laura Linney A–
The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada Dir. Tommy Lee Jones. With Tommy Lee Jones A–
Trilogy: The Weeping Meadow Dir. Theo Angelopoulos. With Nikos Poursadinis, Alexandra Aidini A–
Tropical Malady Dir. Apichatpong Weerasethakul. With Banlop Lomnoi, Sakda Kaewbuadee, Huai Dessom A–
Wolf Creek Dir. Greg McLean. With Nathan Phillips, Cassandra Magrath, Kestie Morassi A–

2046 Dir. Wong Kar-wai. With Tony Leung, Faye Wong, Zhang Ziyi, Gong Li, Carina Lau B+
The 40-Year-Old Virgin Dir. Judd Apatow. With Steve Carell, Catherine Keener, Paul Rudd B+
Bee Season Dirs. Scott McGehee and David Siegel. With Richard Gere, Flora Cross, Juliette Binoche B+
Brothers Dir. Susanne Bier. With Ulrich Thomsen, Connie Nielsen, Nikolaj Lie Kaas B+
Caché Dir. Michael Haneke. With Daniel Auteuil, Juliette Binoche, Maurice Bénichou B+
A History of Violence Dir. David Cronenberg. With Viggo Mortensen, Maria Bello, Ashton Holmes B+
Howl's Moving Castle Dir. Hayao Miyazaki. Animated. With the voice of Jean Simmons B+
Hustle & Flow Dir. Craig Brewer. With Terrence Howard, Anthony Anderson, Taryn Manning B+
King Kong Dir. Peter Jackson. With Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Adrien Brody B+
Land of the Dead Dir. George Romero. With Simon Baker, Eugene Clark, John Leguizamo B+
Last Days Dir. Gus Van Sant. With Michael Pitt, Lukas Haas, Scott Green B+
Me and You and Everyone We Know Dir. Miranda July. With John Hawkes, Miranda July B+
Murderball Dirs. Henry Alex Rubin & Dana Adam Shapiro. Documentary. With Mark Zupan B+
Nine Lives Dir. Rodrigo García. With Elpidia Carrillo, Robin Wright Penn, Lisa Gay Hamilton B+
Off the Map Dir. Campbell Scott. With Valentina de Angelis, Joan Allen, Sam Elliott B+
Star Wars, Episode III: Revenge of the Sith Dir. George Lucas. With Hayden Christensen B+
Winter Soldier Dirs. Winterfilm Collective. Documentary record of 1971 Winter Soldier conference B+

9 Songs Dir. Michael Winterbottom. With Kieran O'Brien, Margo Stilley B
Brokeback Mountain Dir. Ang Lee. With Heath Ledger, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Williams B
Corpse Bride Dirs. Mike Johnson & Tim Burton. Animated. With the voice of Johnny Depp B
Darwin's Nightmare Dir. Hubert Sauper. Documentary about Tanzanian ecological disaster B
Downfall Dir. Oliver Hirschbiegel. With Bruno Ganz, Alexandra Maria Lara, Juliane Köhler B
Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room Dir. Alex Gibney. Documentary B
Happy Endings Dir. Don Roos. With Lisa Kudrow, Jason Ritter, Steve Coogan B
Head-On Dir. Fatih Akin. With Birol Ünel, Sibel Kekilli, Güven Kirac B
In Her Shoes Dir. Curtis Hanson. With Cameron Diaz, Toni Collette, Shirley MacLaine B
Munich Dir. Steven Spielberg. With Eric Bana, Daniel Craig, Mathieu Kassovitz B
Nobody Knows Dir. Hirokazu Kore-eda. With Yuuya Yagira, Ayu Kitaura, Hiei Kimura B
Red Eye Dir. Wes Craven. With Rachel McAdams, Cillian Murphy, Brian Cox B
Rize Dir. David LaChapelle. Documentary about clown- and krump-dancing in Los Angeles B
Serenity Dir. Joss Whedon. With Nathan Fillion, Summer Glau, Gina Torres B
She's One of Us Dir. Siegrid Alnoy. With Sasha Andres, Catherine Mouchet, Pierre-Félix Gravière B
Syriana Dir. Stephen Gaghan. With George Clooney, Matt Damon, Alexander Siddig B

3-Iron Dir. Kim Ki-duk. With Hee Jae, Lee Seung-yeon, Kwon Hyuk-ho, Ju Jin-mo B–
5x2 Dir. François Ozon. With Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi, Stéphane Freiss, Géraldine Pailhas B–
The Aristocrats Dirs. Paul Provenza & Penn Jillette. Documentary about an infamous joke B–
The Ballad of Jack and Rose Dir. Rebecca Miller. With Camilla Belle, Daniel Day-Lewis B–
Batman Begins Dir. Christopher Nolan. With Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Liam Neeson B–
Constantine Dir. Francis Lawrence. With Keanu Reeves, Rachel Weisz, Shia LaBeouf B–
Crash Dir. Paul Haggis. With Don Cheadle, Matt Dillon, Terrence Howard B–
Dark Water Dir. Walter Salles. With Jennifer Connelly, Ariel Gade, John C. Reilly B–
Down to the Bone Dir. Debra Granik. With Vera Farmiga, Hugh Dillon, Clint Jordan B–
The Exorcism of Emily Rose Dir. Scott Derrickson. With Laura Linney, Tom Wilkinson B–
The Interpreter Dir. Sydney Pollack. With Nicole Kidman, Sean Penn, Catherine Keener B–
The Joy of Life Dir. Jenni Olson. Essay film about love and suicide in San Francisco B–
Lie with Me Dir. Clément Virgo. With Lauren Lee Smith, Eric Balfour, Polly Shannon B–
Paradise Now Dir. Hany Abu-Assad. With Kais Nashef, Ali Suliman, Lubna Azabal B–
Sometimes in April Dir. Raoul Peck. With Idris Elba, Oris Erhuero, Pamela Nomvete B–
Transamerica Dir. Duncan Tucker. With Felicity Huffman, Kevin Zegers, Elizabeth Peña B–
The Upside of Anger Dir. Mike Binder. With Joan Allen, Kevin Costner, Mike Binder B–
The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill Dir. Judy Irving. Documentary about avian caretaker Mark Bittner B–
Wild Side Dir. Sébastien Lifshitz. With Stéphanie Michelini, Edouard Nikitine B–

The Amityville Horror Dir. Andrew Douglas. With Ryan Reynolds, Melissa George C+
Good Night, And Good Luck. Dir. George Clooney. With David Strathairn, George Clooney C+
Kontroll Dir. Nimród Antal. With Sándor Csányi, Lajos Kovács, Zoltán Mucsi C+
March of the Penguins Dir. Luc Jacquet. Documentary about the breeding rites of emperor penguins C+
My Summer of Love Dir. Pawel Pawlikowski. With Natalie Press, Emily Blunt, Paddy Considine C+
Proof Dir. John Madden. With Gwyneth Paltrow, Jake Gyllenhaal, Anthony Hopkins C+
Rent Dir. Chris Columbus. With Adam Pascal, Rosario Dawson, Anthony Rapp C+
The Ring Two Dir. Hideo Nakata. With Naomi Watts, David Dorfman, Simon Baker C+
Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit Dirs. Nick Park & Steve Box. Animated C+
The White Diamond Dir. Werner Herzog. Documentary profile of zeppelin pilot Graham Dorrington C+

Beautiful Boxer Dir. Ekachai Uekrongtham. With Asanee Suwan, Sorapong Chatree, Sitiporn Niyom C
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Dir. Tim Burton. With Johnny Depp, Freddie Highmore C
Cinderella Man Dir. Ron Howard. With Russell Crowe, Renée Zellweger, Paul Giamatti C
The Constant Gardener Dir. Fernando Meirelles. With Ralph Fiennes, Rachel Weisz, Danny Huston C
The Family Stone Dir. Thomas Bezucha. With Sarah Jessica Parker, Diane Keaton C
Fever Pitch Dirs. Peter & Bobby Farrelly. With Jimmy Fallon, Drew Barrymore C
Flightplan Dir. Robert Schwentke. With Jodie Foster, Peter Sarsgaard, Sean Bean C
Gay Sex in the 70s Dir. Joseph Lovett. Documentary about exactly what the title implies C
Heights Dir. Chris Terrio. With Glenn Close, Elizabeth Banks, James Marsden C
Just Like Heaven Dir. Mark Waters. With Reese Witherspoon, Mark Ruffalo, Dina Waters C
Keane Dir. Lodge Kerrigan. With Damian Lewis, Abigail Breslin, Amy Ryan C
Match Point Dir. Woody Allen. With Jonathan Rhys-Meyers, Scarlett Johansson C
Melinda and Melinda Dir. Woody Allen. With Radha Mitchell, Chloë Sevigny, Will Ferrell C
Mr. & Mrs. Smith Dir. Doug Liman. With Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Vince Vaughn C
North Country Dir. Niki Caro. With Charlize Theron, Frances McDormand, Michelle Monaghan C
Pooh's Heffalump Movie Dir. Frank Nissen. Animated. With the voices of Jim Cummings, John Fiedler C
Walk on Water Dir. Eytan Fox. With Lior Ashkenazi, Knut Berger, Caroline Peters C
Walk the Line Dir. James Mangold. With Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon, Robert Patrick C
The White Countess Dir. James Ivory. Ralph Fiennes, Natasha Richardson, Hiroyuki Sanada C

Broken Flowers Dir. Jim Jarmusch. With Bill Murray, Jeffrey Wright, Sharon Stone C–
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe Dir. Andrew Adamson C–
The Dying Gaul Dir. Craig Lucas. With Peter Sarsgaard, Patricia Clarkson, Campbell Scott C–
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Dir. Mike Newell. With Daniel Radcliffe, Brendan Gleeson C–
Jarhead Dir. Sam Mendes. With Jake Gyllenhaal, Peter Sarsgaard, Jamie Foxx C–
Kingdom of Heaven Dir. Ridley Scott. With Orlando Bloom, Eva Green, Liam Neeson C–
Memoirs of a Geisha Dir. Rob Marshall. With Zhang Ziyi, Michelle Yeoh, Gong Li C–
Mrs. Henderson Presents Dir. Stephen Frears. With Judi Dench, Bob Hoskins, Kelly Reilly C–
Mysterious Skin Dir. Gregg Araki. With Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Brady Corbet, Jeff Licon C–
Oldboy Dir. Park Chan-wook. With Choi Min-sik, Yu Ji-tae, Kang Hye-jeong C–
Sexual Dependency Dir. Rodrigo Bellott. With Alexandra Aponte, Ronica V. Reddick, Matthew Guida C–
Sin City Dirs. Robert Rodriguez & Frank Miller. With Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke C–
War of the Worlds Dir. Steven Spielberg. With Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning, Justin Chatwin C–
Yes Dir. Sally Potter. With Joan Allen, Simon Abkarian, Sam Neill, Shirley Henderson C–

Eros Dirs. Wong Kar-wai, Steven Soderbergh, Michelangelo Antonioni. With Gong Li D+
Prime Dir. Ben Younger. With Uma Thurman, Bryan Greenberg, Meryl Streep D+
The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio Dir. Jane Anderson. With Julianne Moore, Woody Harrelson D+
Rumor Has It... Dir. Rob Reiner. With Jennifer Aniston, Mark Ruffalo, Kevin Costner D+
Transporter 2 Dir. Louis Leterrier. With Jason Statham, Amber Valletta, Alessandro Gassman D+

Hitch Dir. Andy Tennant. With Will Smith, Eva Mendes, Kevin James D
In My Country Dir. John Boorman. With Juliette Binoche, Samuel L. Jackson, Menzi Ngubane D
The Jacket Dir. John Maybury. With Adrien Brody, Keira Knightley, Jennifer Jason Leigh D
Saw II Dir. Darren Lynn Bousman. With Donnie Wahlberg, Tobin Bell, Dina Meyer D

Ma mère Dir. Christophe Honoré. With Louis Garrel, Isabelle Huppert, Emma de Caunes D–

The Brothers Grimm Dir. Terry Gilliam. With Matt Damon, Heath Ledger, Lena Headey F
Shopgirl Dir. Anand Tucker. With Claire Danes, Steve Martin, Jason Schwartzman F


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