Best Films of 2004 I've Seen

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1.
A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)
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When a massive fire kills their parents, three children are delivered to the custody of cousin and stage actor Count Olaf, who is secretly plotting to steal their parents' vast fortune. (108 mins.)
Director: Brad Silberling
 
2.
Napoleon Dynamite (2004)
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A listless and alienated teenager decides to help his new friend win the class presidency in their small western high school, while he must deal with his bizarre family life back home. (96 mins.)
Director: Jared Hess
 
3.
Super Size Me (2004 Documentary)
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While examining the influence of the fast food industry, Morgan Spurlock personally explores the consequences on his health of a diet of solely McDonald's food for one month. (100 mins.)
Director: Morgan Spurlock
 
4.
The Incredibles (2004)
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A family of undercover superheroes, while trying to live the quiet suburban life, are forced into action to save the world. (115 mins.)
Director: Brad Bird
 
5.
Shrek 2 (2004)
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Princess Fiona's parents invite her and Shrek to dinner to celebrate her marriage. If only they knew the newlyweds were both ogres. (93 mins.)
 
6.
The Polar Express (2004)
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A young boy embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole on the Polar Express. During his adventure he learns about friendship, bravery, and the spirit of Christmas. (100 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
 
7.
The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
SpongeBob SquarePants takes leave from the town of Bikini Bottom in order to track down King Neptune's stolen crown. (87 mins.)
 
8.
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
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It's Harry's third year at Hogwarts; not only does he have a new "Defense Against the Dark Arts" teacher, but there is also trouble brewing. Convicted murderer Sirius Black has escaped the Wizards' Prison and is coming after Harry. (142 mins.)
Director: Alfonso Cuarón
 
9.
Shark Tale (2004)
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When a son of a gangster shark boss is accidentally killed while on the hunt, his would-be prey and his vegetarian brother both decide to use the incident to their own advantage. (90 mins.)
 
10.
I, Robot (2004)
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In 2035, a technophobic cop investigates a crime that may have been perpetrated by a robot, which leads to a larger threat to humanity. (115 mins.)
Director: Alex Proyas
 
11.
Teacher's Pet (2004)
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Spot (Lane) is a dog who can talk and read. Posing as a human, he sneaks into school with his master Leonard (Flemming). Educational adventures ensue. (74 mins.)
 
12.
Garfield (2004)
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Jon Arbuckle buys a second pet, a dog named Odie. However, Odie is then abducted and it is up to Jon's cat, Garfield, to find and rescue the canine. (80 mins.)
Director: Pete Hewitt
 
13.
Around the World in 80 Days (2004)
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To win a bet, an eccentric British inventor beside his Chinese valet and an aspiring French artist, embarks on a trip full of adventures and dangers around the world in exactly 80 days. (120 mins.)
Director: Frank Coraci
 
14.
Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (2004)
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Mystery Inc. must save Coolsville from an attack of past unmasked monsters brought to life by an evil masked figure trying to "unmask" the gang. (93 mins.)
Director: Raja Gosnell
 
15.
New York Minute (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
One day in New York City, as Jane Ryan tries out for an overseas college program and her sister Roxy schemes to meet her favorite punk rockers... (91 mins.)
Director: Dennie Gordon
 
16.
Fat Albert (2004)
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Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids come to life and step out of their animated, inner-city Philadelphia world. (93 mins.)
Director: Joel Zwick
 
17.
A Cinderella Story (2004)
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Routinely exploited by her wicked stepmother, the downtrodden Sam Montgomery is excited about the prospect of meeting her Internet beau at the school's Halloween dance. (95 mins.)
Director: Mark Rosman
 
18.
Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
A teenage girl is convinced that her home city revolves around her until her family packs up and moves to the suburbs, where she finds herself competing for attention. (89 mins.)
Director: Sara Sugarman
 
19.
Home on the Range (2004)
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To save their farm, the resident animals go bounty hunting for a notorious outlaw. (76 mins.)
“ bad ” - smcgann14
 
20.
First Daughter (2004)
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The first daughter of the U.S. President heads off to college where she falls for a graduate student with a secret agenda. (106 mins.)
Director: Forest Whitaker
“ bad ” - smcgann14
 
21.
Raising Helen (2004)
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After her sister and brother-in-law die in a car accident, a young woman becomes the guardian of their three children. (119 mins.)
Director: Garry Marshall
“ bad ” - smcgann14
 
22.
Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2 (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.0/10 X  
A group of smart-talking toddlers find themselves at the center of a media mogul's experiment to crack the code to baby talk. The toddlers must race against time for the sake of babies everywhere. (88 mins.)
Director: Bob Clark
“ poor ” - smcgann14
 
23.
Raise Your Voice (2004)
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A girl from a small town heads to the big city of Los Angeles to spend the summer at a performing arts high school. (103 mins.)
Director: Sean McNamara
“ poor ” - smcgann14