2004 On DVD-VCD-VHS

Films seen on DVD, VCD and VHS in the year 2004.
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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.
Empire of Passion (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A married woman and her lover murder her husband and dump his body into a well. After a while, his ghost comes to haunt them while the local gossip grows stronger. (105 mins.)
Director: Nagisa Ôshima
 
3.
Bangkok Dangerous (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
The story is of a deaf-mute hitman and his partner who are based in Bangkok. He is friends with his... (105 mins.)
 
4.
Bang Rajan (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
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
 
5.
Finding Nemo (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
After his son is captured in the Great Barrier Reef and taken to Sydney, a timid clownfish sets out on a journey to bring him home. (100 mins.)
 
6.
The Fox and the Hound (1981)
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Two childhood friends find themselves forced to become enemies. (83 mins.)
 
7.
Dark Water (2002)
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A mother and her 6 year old daughter move into a creepy apartment whose every surface is permeated by water. (101 mins.)
Director: Hideo Nakata
 
8.
Grave of the Fireflies (1988)
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A young boy and his little sister struggle to survive in Japan during World War II. (89 mins.)
Director: Isao Takahata
 
9.
Jaws (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A giant great white shark arrives on the shores of a New England beach resort and wreaks havoc with bloody attacks on swimmers, until a local sheriff teams up with a marine biologist and an old seafarer to hunt the monster down. (124 mins.)
 
10.
The Killing Fields (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A journalist is trapped in Cambodia during tyrant Pol Pot's bloody "Year Zero" cleansing campaign, which claimed the lives of two million "undesirable" civilians. (141 mins.)
Director: Roland Joffé
“ seen 3 times ” - olivier_renaud2515
 
11.
Princess Mononoke (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
On a journey to find the cure for a Tatarigami's curse, Ashitaka finds himself in the middle of a war between the forest gods and Tatara, a mining colony. In this quest he also meets San, the Mononoke Hime. (134 mins.)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
 
12.
Mystic River (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
With a childhood tragedy that overshadowed their lives, three men are reunited by circumstance when one has a family tragedy. (138 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
 
13.
Nang Nak (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Mak goes home from war and lives together with his wife and baby happily until a friend decides to reveal a secret. (100 mins.)
Director: Nonzee Nimibutr
 
14.
Nixon (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A biographical story of former U.S. president Richard Milhous Nixon, from his days as a young boy to his eventual presidency which ended in shame. (192 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
 
15.
Oscar (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Neurotic businessman must find the right man for his pregnant daughter. In fact, it is little bit complicated. (85 mins.)
 
16.
The Passion of the Christ (2004)
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Depicts the final twelve hours in the life of Jesus of Nazareth, on the day of his crucifixion in Jerusalem. (127 mins.)
Director: Mel Gibson
“ seen twice ” - olivier_renaud2515
 
17.
The Little Bather (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Louis-Philippe Fourchaume, another typical lead-role for French comedy superstar Louis de Funès, is... (96 mins.)
Director: Robert Dhéry
 
18.
The Isle (2000)
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A Carer becomes the mother to a secluded isle. (90 mins.)
Director: Ki-duk Kim
 
19.
An Adolescent (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Tomokawa is a tough guy turned bored cop who spends much of his time sating lonely housewives and looking after retarded teen Sukemasa... (132 mins.)
Director: Eiji Okuda
 
20.
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
 
21.
Perched on a Tree (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Politician get hitch hikers on road and in one car accident they all end up on a tree above the sea. (90 mins.)
Director: Serge Korber
 
22.
The Big Boss (1971)
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A young man sworn to an oath of non-violence works with his cousins in an ice factory where they mysteriously begin to disappear. (100 mins.)
Director: Wei Lo
 
23.
The Tattoo (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
An art dealer wants to buy a Modigliani, which is tattooed on the back of an old soldier. (90 mins.)
 
24.
Castle in the Sky (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A young boy and a girl with a magic crystal must race against pirates and foreign agents in a search for a legendary floating castle. (125 mins.)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
 
25.
The Sea Is Watching (2002)
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19th century. Oshin is a prostitute in a brothel of a red-light district. A disgraced samurai, Fusanosuke... (119 mins.)
Director: Kei Kumai
 
26.
The Usual Suspects (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
A sole survivor tells of the twisty events leading up to a horrific gun battle on a boat, which began when five criminals met at a seemingly random police lineup. (106 mins.)
Director: Bryan Singer
 
27.
Wall Street (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A young and impatient stockbroker is willing to do anything to get to the top, including trading on illegal inside information taken through a ruthless and greedy corporate raider who takes the youth under his wing. (126 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
 
28.
Hero (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A defense officer, Nameless, was summoned by the King of Qin regarding his success of terminating three warriors. (107 mins.)
Director: Yimou Zhang
 
29.
Cast Away (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A FedEx executive must transform himself physically and emotionally to survive a crash landing on a deserted island. (143 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
 
30.
Chocolat (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A woman and her daughter open a chocolate shop in a small French village that shakes up the rigid morality of the community. (121 mins.)
 
31.
City of God (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
Two boys growing up in a violent neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro take different paths: one becomes a photographer, the other a drug dealer. (130 mins.)
 
32.
Strange Gardens (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
France under occupation by the Germans during WW2: Two men inspired by a free France radio broadcast perpetrate an act of sabotage with unwitting consequences for them and their fellow villagers. (95 mins.)
Director: Jean Becker
 
33.
Good Bye Lenin! (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
In 1990, to protect his fragile mother from a fatal shock after a long coma, a young man must keep her from learning that her beloved nation of East Germany as she knew it has disappeared. (121 mins.)
Director: Wolfgang Becker
 
34.
Hulk (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Bruce Banner, a genetics researcher with a tragic past, suffers an accident that causes him to transform into a raging green monster when he gets angry. (138 mins.)
Director: Ang Lee
 
35.
Ice Age (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Set during the Ice Age, a sabertooth tiger, a sloth, and a wooly mammoth find a lost human infant, and they try to return him to his tribe. (81 mins.)
 
36.
The Eye (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A blind girl gets a cornea transplant so that she would be able to see again. However, she got more than what she bargained for when she realized she could even see ghosts. (99 mins.)
 
37.
Kunpan: Legend of the Warlord (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  
Based on a famous Thai epic poem, Kun Pan is the story of Kun Pan and his adventures and love affairs with many beautiful women amidst a war. (90 mins.)
Director: Tanit Jitnukul
 
38.
Malèna (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Amidst the war climate, a teenage boy discovering himself becomes love-stricken by Malèna, a sensual woman living in a small, narrow-minded Italian town. (109 mins.)
 
39.
Monsoon Wedding (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A stressed father, a bride-to-be with a secret, a smitten event planner, and relatives from around the world create much ado about the preparations for an arranged marriage in India. (114 mins.)
Director: Mira Nair
 
40.
Monsters, Inc. (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
In order to power the city, monsters have to scare children so that they scream. However, the children are toxic to the monsters, and after a child gets through, 2 monsters realize things may not be what they think. (92 mins.)
 
41.
The Unborn (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
After waking up in a hospital to discover that she has been pregnant for ten weeks, a drug addict begins to experience vivid hallucinations. (108 mins.)
 
42.
The Warrior (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
1375. Nine Koryo warriors, envoys exiled by Imperial China, battle to protect a Chinese Ming Princess from Mongolian troops. (158 mins.)
Director: Sung-su Kim
 
43.
Platoon (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A young recruit in Viet Nam faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man. (120 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
 
44.
Salaam Bombay! (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The boy Krishna is abandoned by his mother at the Apollo Circus and she tells him that he can only return... (113 mins.)
Director: Mira Nair
“ seen 3 times ” - olivier_renaud2515
 
45.
Shrek 2 (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
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.)
 
46.
Signs (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A family living on a farm finds mysterious crop circles in their fields which suggests something more frightening to come. (106 mins.)
 
47.
Spider-Man (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
When bitten by a genetically modified spider, a nerdy, shy, and awkward high school student gains spider-like abilities that he eventually must use to fight evil as a superhero after tragedy befalls his family. (121 mins.)
Director: Sam Raimi
 
48.
Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A cybernetic warrior from a post-apocalyptic future travels back in time to protect a 25-year old drifter and his future wife from a most advanced robotic assassin and to ensure they both survive a nuclear attack. (109 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Mostow
 
49.
Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Two youths sent for a Maoist "re-education" in the mountains fall in love with the village tailor's granddaughter. (110 mins.)
Director: Sijie Dai
 
50.
The Day After Tomorrow (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Jack Hall, paleoclimatologist, must make a daring trek across America to reach his son, trapped in the cross-hairs of a sudden international storm which plunges the planet into a new Ice Age. (124 mins.)
Director: Roland Emmerich
“ seen twice ” - olivier_renaud2515
 
51.
Amélie (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Amélie is an innocent and naive girl in Paris with her own sense of justice. She decides to help those around her and, along the way, discovers love. (122 mins.)
 
52.
Highlander: Endgame (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
Immortals Connor and Duncan MacLeod must join forces against Kell, an evil immortal who has become too strong for anyone to face alone. (87 mins.)
 
53.
Sema - The Warrior of Ayodhaya (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A young swordsmith dreams of becoming a soldier, and his connections get him into the army. He falls for a lady of higher social status, and this provokes conflict with an ambitious sergeant. (125 mins.)
 
54.
Death Watch (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Roddy has a camera implanted in his brain. He is then hired by a television producer to film a documentary of terminally ill Katherine... (130 mins.)
 
55.
Nathalie... (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Nathalie is the name a Parisian prostitute assumes for a special mission or "private investigation."... (106 mins.)
Director: Anne Fontaine
 
56.
The Cat Returns (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
After helping a cat, a young girl finds herself involuntarily engaged to a cat prince in a magical world where her only hope of freedom lies with a dapper cat statuette come to life. (75 mins.)
Director: Hiroyuki Morita
 
57.
Nor chor (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Ray's life is turned upside down when he is jailed for the accidental vehicular homicide. Life behind bars is bitter and violent... (90 mins.)
 
58.
The Quiet American (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
An older British reporter vies with a young U.S. doctor for the affections of a beautiful Vietnamese woman. (101 mins.)
Director: Phillip Noyce
 
59.
Red Water (2003 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  
A freshwater shark wreaks havoc as it heads up a Louisiana river. (92 mins.)
 
60.
Ringu 2 (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Reiko takes Yoichi into hiding when her son begins to display frightening powers. Meanwhile, Mai Takano and the authorities begin a desperate search for them, as the mysterious Ring curse spreads... (95 mins.)
Director: Hideo Nakata
 
61.
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Snow White, pursued by a jealous queen, hides with the Dwarfs; the queen soon learns of this and prepares to feed her a poison apple. (83 mins.)
 
62.
Vatel (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
In 1671, with war brewing with Holland, a penniless prince invites Louis XIV to three days of festivities at a chateau in Chantilly... (103 mins.)
Director: Roland Joffé
 
63.
Shooting Stars (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  
(98 mins.)
 
64.
Freddy vs. Jason (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Freddy Krueger and Jason Voorhees return to terrorize the teenage population. Except this time, they're out to get each other, too. (97 mins.)
Director: Ronny Yu
 
65.
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
Gandalf and Aragorn lead the World of Men against Sauron's army to draw his gaze from Frodo and Sam as they approach Mount Doom with the One Ring. (201 mins.)
Director: Peter Jackson
 
66.
Malabar Princess (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A man leaves his 8-year old son with his father-in-law who lives near the glacier where the boy's mother died. (94 mins.)
Director: Gilles Legrand
 
67.
Last Life in the Universe (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A suicidal, obsessively compulsive Japanese librarian is forced to lie low in Thailand with a pot-smoking woman coping with the recent loss of her sister. (112 mins.)
 
68.
Two Brothers (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Two tigers are separated as cubs and taken into captivity, only to be reunited years later as enemies by an explorer (Pearce) who inadvertently forces them to fight each other. (109 mins.)
 
69.
X-Men 2 (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The X-Men band together to find a mutant assassin who has made an attempt on the President's life, while the Mutant Academy is attacked by military forces. (134 mins.)
Director: Bryan Singer
 
70.
The World According to Bush (2004 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
The 1000 days of George W. Bush's presidency from the 9/11 attacks to the iraqi quagmire. How a bunch of people influenced by neo-cons hawks took control of the US foreign policy. (90 mins.)
Director: William Karel
 
71.
The Last Samurai (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
An American military advisor embraces the Samurai culture he was hired to destroy after he is captured in battle. (154 mins.)
Director: Edward Zwick