2005 Films

The ones I've seen in order of preference from most to least favourite.
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1.
Tsotsi (2005)
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Six days in the violent life of a young Johannesburg gang leader. (94 mins.)
Director: Gavin Hood
 
2.
Grizzly Man (2005 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A devastating and heartrending take on grizzly bear activists Timothy Treadwell and Amie Huguenard, who were killed in October of 2003 while living among grizzlies in Alaska. (103 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
3.
C.R.A.Z.Y. (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A young French-Canadian, growing up in the 1960s and 1970s, struggles to reconcile his emerging homosexuality with his father's conservative values and his own Catholic beliefs. (127 mins.)
 
4.
Walk the Line (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A chronicle of country music legend Johnny Cash's life, from his early days on an Arkansas cotton farm to his rise to fame with Sun Records in Memphis, where he recorded alongside Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins. (136 mins.)
Director: James Mangold
 
5.
Noroi: The Curse (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A documentary filmmaker explores seemingly unrelated paranormal incidents connected by the legend of an ancient demon called the "kagutaba." (115 mins.)
Director: Kôji Shiraishi
 
6.
The Notorious Bettie Page (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
The life of Bettie Page, a 1950s pin-up model and one of the first sex icons in America, who became the target of a Senate investigation due to her risqué bondage photos. (91 mins.)
Director: Mary Harron
 
7.
The King (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A troubled man, recently discharged from the Navy, goes to Corpus Christi, Texas, in search of the father he's never met. (105 mins.)
Director: James Marsh
 
8.
Sky Fighters (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
While in an international fair of exhibition of airplanes, a French Mirage 2000 of the last generation... (102 mins.)
Director: Gérard Pirès
 
9.
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A young wizard finds himself competing in a hazardous tournament between rival schools of magic, but he is distracted by recurring nightmares. (157 mins.)
Director: Mike Newell
 
10.
March of the Penguins (2005 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
In the Antarctic, every March since the beginning of time, the quest begins to find the perfect mate and start a family. (80 mins.)
Director: Luc Jacquet
 
11.
The Beat That My Heart Skipped (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Will Thomas still lead a life of crime and cruelty, just like his thuggish father, or will he pursue his dream of becoming a pianist? (108 mins.)
Director: Jacques Audiard
 
12.
Le petit lieutenant (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A rookie policeman from provincial Le Havre volunteers for the high pressure Parisian homicide bureau and is assigned to a middle-aged woman detective. (110 mins.)
Director: Xavier Beauvois
 
13.
L'enfant (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Bruno and Sonia, a young couple living off her benefit and the thefts committed by his gang, have a new source of money: their newborn son. (95 mins.)
 
14.
Wedding Crashers (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
John Beckwith and Jeremy Grey, a pair of committed womanizers who sneak into weddings to take advantage of the romantic tinge in the air, find themselves at odds with one another when John meets and falls for Claire Cleary. (119 mins.)
Director: David Dobkin
 
15.
Bunty Aur Babli (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A small town pair become the legendary Bunty and Babli as caper after caper they turn the world on its head. Till they meet a very upset cop. (170 mins.)
 
16.
The Constant Gardener (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A widower is determined to get to the bottom of a potentially explosive secret involving his wife's murder, big business, and corporate corruption. (129 mins.)
 
17.
The New World (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
The story of the English exploration of Virginia, and of the changing world and loves of Pocahontas. (135 mins.)
Director: Terrence Malick
 
18.
The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Wallace and his loyal dog, Gromit, set out to discover the mystery behind the garden sabotage that plagues their village and threatens the annual giant vegetable growing contest. (85 mins.)
Director: Steve Box, Nick Park
 
19.
Lemming (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
After developing a flying web-cam Alain has his boss and wife over for dinner. She turns up to be very rude, and the same night Alain finds a live rare Scandinavian lemming clogging up the kitchen sink. The night things start going wrong. (129 mins.)
Director: Dominik Moll
 
20.
Duplicity (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
The photographer and family man Matyas is married and has a happy life with his beloved wife Claire... (98 mins.)
Director: Harry Cleven
 
21.
Lie with Me (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
An outgoing, sexually aggressive young woman meets and begins a torrid affair with an equally aggressive young man in which their affair begins to bring a strain on their personal lives. (93 mins.)
Director: Clement Virgo
 
22.
I Am a Sex Addict (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Autobiographical comedy about a recovering sex addict, about his obsession with prostitutes, and how that affected his relationships and his life altogether. (98 mins.)
Director: Caveh Zahedi
 
23.
Me and You and Everyone We Know (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A lonely shoe salesman and an eccentric performance artist struggle to connect in this unique take on contemporary life. (91 mins.)
Director: Miranda July
 
24.
Caché (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A married couple is terrorized by a series of surveillance videotapes left on their front porch. (117 mins.)
Director: Michael Haneke
 
25.
Wolf Creek (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Three backpackers stranded in the Australian outback are befriended by a local who turns out to be a sadistic psychopath and will plunge them into a hellish nightmare of insufferable torture. (99 mins.)
Director: Greg Mclean
 
26.
Brokeback Mountain (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
The story of a forbidden and secretive relationship between two cowboys, and their lives over the years. (134 mins.)
Director: Ang Lee
 
27.
Hell (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Three sisters share a connection to a violent incident from their childhood reunite to for the chance to come to terms with their past. (102 mins.)
Director: Danis Tanovic
 
28.
Batman Begins (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
After training with his mentor, Batman begins his fight to free crime-ridden Gotham City from the corruption that Scarecrow and the League of Shadows have cast upon it. (152 mins.)
 
29.
I Saw Ben Barka Get Killed (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
My name is Georges Figon. Okay I'm dead but, being the talkative kind, death isn't going to stop me from speaking... (101 mins.)
 
30.
Gabrielle (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
The marriage between Gabrielle and Jean begins to fray after the discovery of a letter that belongs to Gabrielle. (90 mins.)
 
31.
Mrs Henderson Presents (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Laura Henderson buys an old London theater and opens it up as the Windmill, a performance hall which goes down in history for, among other things, its all-nude revues. (103 mins.)
Director: Stephen Frears
 
32.
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Four kids travel through a wardrobe to the land of Narnia and learn of their destiny to free it with the guidance of a mystical lion. (143 mins.)
Director: Andrew Adamson
 
33.
Manderlay (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A story of slavery, set in the southern U.S. in the 1930s. (139 mins.)
Director: Lars Von Trier
 
34.
The Legend of Zorro (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Despite trying to keep his swashbuckling to a minimum, a threat to California's pending statehood causes the adventure-loving Alejandro de la Vega (Banderas) -- and his wife, Elena (Zeta-Jones) -- to take action. (129 mins.)
Director: Martin Campbell
 
35.
Just Like Heaven (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A lonely landscape architect falls for the spirit of the beautiful woman who used to live in his new apartment. (95 mins.)
Director: Mark Waters
 
36.
Hostel (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Three backpackers head to a Slovak city that promises to meet their hedonistic expectations, with no idea of the hell that awaits them. (94 mins.)
Director: Eli Roth
 
37.
Stoned (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A chronicle of the sordid life and suspicious death of Rolling Stones co-founder Brian Jones, who was found in the bottom of his swimming pool weeks after being let go from the band. (102 mins.)
Director: Stephen Woolley
 
38.
La mujer de mi hermano (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Unable to get intimate with her husband of 10 years, a woman embarks on a steamy affair with his brother. (89 mins.)
 
39.
The Wild Blue Yonder (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
An alien narrates the story of his dying planet, his and his people's visits to Earth and Earth's man-made demise, while human astronauts attempt to find an alternate planet for surviving humans to live on. (80 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
40.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A young boy wins a tour through the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world, led by the world's most unusual candy maker. (115 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
 
41.
War of the Worlds (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
As Earth is invaded by alien tripod fighting machines, one family fights for survival. (116 mins.)