2005 On DVD-VCD-VHS

Films seen on DVD, VCD and VHS in the year 2005.
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1.
In the Realm of the Senses (1976)
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A passionate telling of the story of Sada Abe, a woman whose affair with her master led to a sexual obsession which then came to a violent end. (109 mins.)
Director: Nagisa Ôshima
 
2.
The Wing or Thigh? (1976)
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Charles Duchemin, a well-known gourmet and publisher of a famous restaurant guide, is waging a war against... (104 mins.)
Director: Claude Zidi
 
3.
Bang Rajan (2000)
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Set right before the fall of Thailand's old capital, Ayuttaya, Bang Rajan draws on the legend of a village... (113 mins.)
Director: Tanit Jitnukul
 
4.
Chok-Dee (2005)
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Featuring Master Saekson Janjira. This DVDs shows special training drills that you can use to develop... (105 mins.)
 
5.
The Ax (2005)
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A chemist (Garcia) loses his job to outsourcing. Two years later and still jobless, he hits on a solution: to genuinely eliminate his competition. (117 mins.)
Director: Costa-Gavras
“ seen 3 times ” - olivier_renaud2515
 
6.
Dolls (2002)
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Three stories of never-ending love. (114 mins.)
Director: Takeshi Kitano
 
7.
The Restaurant (1966)
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Top-notch french restaurant owner Monsieur Septime is involved into crime when one of his famous guests disappears. (85 mins.)
Director: Jacques Besnard
 
8.
The Exchange Student (1967)
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Charles Bosquier, a role apparently written for French comedy superstar Louis de Funès, is the dictatorial... (84 mins.)
Director: Jean Girault
 
9.
Fireworks (1997)
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Nishi leaves the police in the face of harrowing personal and professional difficulties. Spiraling into depression, he makes questionable decisions. (103 mins.)
Director: Takeshi Kitano
 
10.
Ju-on: The Curse (2000 Video)
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A teacher visits the house of one of his students after the boy goes missing, only to have a horrifying excuse for his absence from school. (70 mins.)
Director: Takashi Shimizu
 
11.
The Grudge (2004)
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An American nurse living and working in Tokyo is exposed to a mysterious supernatural curse, one that locks a person in a powerful rage before claiming their life and spreading to another victim. (91 mins.)
Director: Takashi Shimizu
 
12.
The Last Samurai (2003)
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An American military advisor embraces the Samurai culture he was hired to destroy after he is captured in battle. (154 mins.)
Director: Edward Zwick
 
13.
Contempt (1963)
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Screenwriter Paul Javal's marriage to his wife Camille disintegrates during movie production as she spends time with the producer. Layered conflicts between art and business ensue. (103 mins.)
Director: Jean-Luc Godard
 
14.
Transistor Love Story (2001)
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Phaen is a suburban young man with a great love for music. He never misses a chance to show off his voice at temple fairs in his village... (90 mins.)
 
15.
Ringu (1998)
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A reporter and her ex-husband investigate a cursed video tape that is rumored to kill the viewer seven days after watching it. (96 mins.)
Director: Hideo Nakata
 
16.
Saw (2004)
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Two strangers awaken in a room with no recollection of how they got there or why, and soon discover they are pawns in a deadly game perpetrated by a notorious serial killer. (103 mins.)
Director: James Wan
“ seen twice ” - olivier_renaud2515
 
17.
The Cabbage Soup (1981)
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2 buddy farmers are visited by aliens who like their domestic cabbage soup. (98 mins.)
Director: Jean Girault
 
18.
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)
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Two Jedi Knights escape a hostile blockade to find allies and come across a young boy who may bring balance to the Force, but the long dormant Sith resurface to reclaim their old glory. (136 mins.)
Director: George Lucas
 
19.
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)
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Ten years after initially meeting, Anakin Skywalker shares a forbidden romance with Padmé, while Obi-Wan investigates an assassination attempt on the Senator and discovers a secret clone army crafted for the Jedi. (142 mins.)
Director: George Lucas
 
20.
The Tattoo (1968)
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An art dealer wants to buy a Modigliani, which is tattooed on the back of an old soldier. (90 mins.)
 
21.
Downfall (2004)
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Traudl Junge, the final secretary for Adolf Hitler, tells of the Nazi dictator's final days in his Berlin bunker at the end of WWII. (156 mins.)
 
22.
Les visiteurs (1993)
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A medieval nobleman and his squire are accidentally transported to contemporary times by a senile sorcerer... (107 mins.)
“ seen twice ” - olivier_renaud2515
 
23.
The Chorus (2004)
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The new teacher at a severely administered boys' boarding school works to positively affect the students' lives through music. (97 mins.)
 
24.
Bernie (1996)
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Bernie, a 30 years old orphan, decides to leave his orphanage and find his parents. After an investigation... (87 mins.)
Director: Albert Dupontel
 
25.
Collateral (2004)
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A cab driver finds himself the hostage of an engaging contract killer as he makes his rounds from hit to hit during one night in Los Angeles. (120 mins.)
Director: Michael Mann
 
26.
La cuisine au beurre (1963)
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After thirteen years in Germany, Fernand is coming back to his wife and his restaurant. But since his disparition... (100 mins.)
Director: Gilles Grangier
 
27.
Let's Rob the Bank (1964)
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Victor Garnier a perdu presque toutes ses économies en suivant les indications du directeur de la banque... (88 mins.)
Director: Jean Girault
 
28.
Holy Lola (2004)
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The trials and tribulations of a French couple's efforts to adopt an orphan baby in Cambodia. (128 mins.)
 
29.
The Last Wave (1977)
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A Sydney lawyer defends five Aborigines in a ritualized taboo murder and in the process learns disturbing things about himself and premonitions. (106 mins.)
Director: Peter Weir
“ seen twice ” - olivier_renaud2515
 
30.
Mondovino (2004 Documentary)
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A documentary on the impact of globalization on the world's different wine regions. (135 mins.)
 
31.
Ong-Bak: The Thai Warrior (2003)
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When the head of a statue sacred to a village is stolen, a young martial artist goes to the big city and finds himself taking on the underworld to retrieve it. (108 mins.)
Director: Prachya Pinkaew
 
32.
Winged Migration (2001 Documentary)
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Documentary on the migratory patterns of birds, shot over the course of three years on all seven continents. (98 mins.)
 
33.
The Last Mitterrand (2005)
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A young journalist (Lespert) helps the French President compile his memoirs. (116 mins.)
 
34.
The Eel (1997)
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A businessman kills his adulterous wife and is sent to prison. After the release, he opens a barbershop and meets new people, talking almost to no one except an eel he befriended while in prison. (117 mins.)
Director: Shôhei Imamura
 
35.
Sky Blue (2003)
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Civilization has been destroyed by war and pollution, but the survivors have built the last city of Ecoban... (86 mins.)
Director: Moon-saeng Kim
 
36.
Zatoichi (2003)
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The blind masseur/swordsman comes to a town in control of warring gangs, and while bunking with a farming family, he meets two women with their own agenda. (116 mins.)
Director: Takeshi Kitano
 
37.
The Sisters (2004)
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A group of teen musicians check into a hotel after a night of performance outside of Bangkok, not knowing... (95 mins.)
 
38.
The Lady Banker (1980)
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Emma Eckhert, from a modest background, became a big sensation between 1914 and 1938 as a banker and the head of a financial paper specialized in public savings. (131 mins.)
Director: Francis Girod
 
39.
Last Summer in Tangiers (1987)
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(115 mins.)
 
40.
'Merci la vie' (1991)
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Camille, a naive schoolgirl meets an intiguing influence in Joelle, a slightly older and much more experienced spirit... (117 mins.)
Director: Bertrand Blier
 
41.
Oseam (2003)
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Two orphans, Gamie, a young blind girl and her little brother Gil-sun, are taken in by a Buddhist monk... (75 mins.)
Director: Baek-yeob Seong
 
42.
36th Precinct (2004)
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In the underbelly of the Parisian criminal world, the Police are frustrated by a gang committing a series of violent robberies... (111 mins.)
Director: Olivier Marchal
 
43.
Alexander (2004)
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Alexander, the King of Macedonia and one of the greatest military leaders in the history of warfare, conquers much of the known world. (175 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
 
44.
Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves (1954)
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Rich oriental lord Cassim's cheeky servant Ali Baba was sent to buy a meaty girl-slave, but brings dancer Morgiane... (92 mins.)
Director: Jacques Becker
 
45.
The Beach (2000)
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Twenty-something Richard travels to Thailand and finds himself in possession of a strange map. Rumours state that it leads to a solitary beach paradise, a tropical bliss - excited and intrigued, he sets out to find it. (119 mins.)
Director: Danny Boyle
 
46.
Unleashed (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A man enslaved by the mob since childhood and raised into behaving like a human attack dog escapes his captors and attempts to start a new life. (103 mins.)
Director: Louis Leterrier
 
47.
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
 
48.
Hiroshima Mon Amour (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A French actress filming an anti-war film in Hiroshima has an affair with a married Japanese architect as they share their differing perspectives on war. (90 mins.)
Director: Alain Resnais
 
49.
Iznogoud (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  
A corrupt Vazeer (Minister) tries to get rid of the Caliph and gets away with every conspiracy until.. (95 mins.)
 
50.
Durian Durian (2000)
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(116 mins.)
Director: Fruit Chan
 
51.
Lucie Aubrac (1997)
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A love story or a tale of the resistance, this poignant movie tells both the haunting story of a French... (115 mins.)
Director: Claude Berri
 
52.
National Treasure (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A historian races to find the legendary Templar Treasure before a team of mercenaries. (131 mins.)
Director: Jon Turteltaub
 
53.
The Butterfly (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
This is the story of a young girl named Elsa who was raised by a single mother (Isabelle) in the city... (85 mins.)
Director: Philippe Muyl
 
54.
The Swissmakers (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Foreigners who apply to become Swiss citizens have no easy task - especially when the police lets Bodmer loose to check upon their background... (107 mins.)
Director: Rolf Lyssy
 
55.
Seven Years in Tibet (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
True story of Heinrich Harrer, an Austrian mountain climber who became friends with the Dalai Lama at the time of China's takeover of Tibet. (136 mins.)
 
56.
Brother (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A Japanese gangster is exiled to Los Angeles where his brother lives with a small but respectable multi-racial gang, who he inspires to expand their influence. (114 mins.)
Director: Takeshi Kitano
 
57.
The Matrix Revolutions (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
The human city of Zion defends itself against the massive invasion of the machines as Neo fights to end the war at another front while also opposing the rogue Agent Smith. (129 mins.)
 
58.
Meet the Fockers (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
All hell breaks loose when the Byrnes family meets the Focker family for the first time. (115 mins.)
Director: Jay Roach
 
59.
Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid (2004)
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A scientific expedition sets out for Borneo to seek a flower called the Blood Orchid, which could grant longer life. Meanwhile, they run afoul of snakes and each other. (97 mins.)
Director: Dwight Little
 
60.
AVP: Alien vs. Predator (2004)
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During an archaeological expedition on Bouvetøya Island in Antarctica, a team of archaeologists and other scientists find themselves caught up in a battle between the two legends. Soon, the team realize that only one species can win. (101 mins.)
 
61.
Bangkok Haunted (2001)
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Three young women gathered in a coffee bar in Bangkok tell and discuss three original ghost stories with each other... (130 mins.)
 
62.
Catwoman (2004)
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A shy woman, endowed with the speed, reflexes, and senses of a cat, walks a thin line between criminal and hero, even as a detective doggedly pursues her, fascinated by both of her personas. (104 mins.)
Director: Pitof
 
63.
Cinderella (1950)
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When Cinderella's cruel stepmother prevents her from attending the Royal Ball, she gets some unexpected help from the lovable mice Gus and Jaq, and from her Fairy Godmother. (74 mins.)
 
64.
Empire of the Wolves (2005)
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When the young detective Paul Nerteaux finds the third slashed female corpse of illegal Turkish immigrants... (128 mins.)
Director: Chris Nahon
 
65.
Je vous aime (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A woman invites all four men she loved in her life for the dinner of New Year's Eve at the same time and unites them all in her house... (105 mins.)
Director: Claude Berri
 
66.
The Eye 2 (2004)
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After a failed suicide attempt, a pregnant woman gains the ability to see ghosts. (95 mins.)
 
67.
Changing Times (2004)
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Traveling from France to Tangiers, a man looks to reunite with his former love, though their romance ended some 30 years earlier. (90 mins.)
 
68.
Tokyo Decadence (1992)
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A submissive hooker goes about her trade, suffering abuse at the hands of Japanese salarymen and Yakuza types... (135 mins.)
Director: Ryû Murakami
 
69.
Three Colors: Blue (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A woman struggles to find a way to live her life after the death of her husband and child. (98 mins.)
 
70.
A Very Long Engagement (2004)
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Tells the story of a young woman's relentless search for her fiancé, who has disappeared from the trenches of the Somme during World War One. (133 mins.)
 
71.
White Noise (2005)
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An architect's desire to speak with his wife from beyond the grave, becomes an obsession with supernatural repercussions. (101 mins.)
Director: Geoffrey Sax
 
72.
A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)
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A highly advanced robotic boy longs to become "real" so that he can regain the love of his human mother. (146 mins.)
 
73.
Darwin's Nightmare (2004 Documentary)
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A documentary on the effect of fishing the Nile perch in Tanzania's Lake Victoria. The predatory fish, which has wiped out the native species, is sold in European supermarkets, while starving Tanzanian families have to make do with the leftovers. (107 mins.)
Director: Hubert Sauper
 
74.
Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The Bride continues her quest of vengeance against her former boss and lover Bill, the reclusive bouncer Budd and the treacherous, one-eyed Elle. (137 mins.)
 
75.
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
 
76.
Welcome to Switzerland (2004)
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(105 mins.)
Director: Léa Fazer
 
77.
Seed of Chucky (2004)
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Chucky and Tiffany are resurrected by their innocent son, Glen, and hit Hollywood, where a movie depicting the killer dolls' murder spree is underway. (87 mins.)
Director: Don Mancini