Top Movies of 2004by hiddenagenda1 | created - 25 Feb 2011 | updated - 06 Apr 2012 | Public
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1. Direct Action (2004)
R | 97 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Frank Gannon, a veteran cop, is being hunted by his fellow police officers after they learned he has betrayed the brotherhood and exposed to the feds wide scale corruption of the LAPD. He has one day left to prove his case and survive.
2. The Good Shepherd (2004)
PG-13 | 91 min | Drama, Thriller
CHRISTIAN SLATER plays a worldly and urbane priest who is forced to challenge his comfortable existence as an ecclesiastical spin-doctor when he comes to believe in the innocence of a young... See full summary »
3. Finding Neverland (2004)
PG | 106 min | Biography, Drama, Family
The story of Sir J.M. Barrie's friendship with a family who inspired him to create Peter Pan.
Votes: 192,250 | Gross: $51.68M
4. Cellular (2004)
PG-13 | 94 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A young man receives an emergency phone call on his cell phone from an older woman. The catch? The woman claims to have been kidnapped; and the kidnappers have targeted her husband and child next.
Votes: 89,019 | Gross: $32.00M
5. Without a Paddle (2004)
PG-13 | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Mystery
After their friend dies, three men decide to fulfill their childhood dream by going on a camping expedition for the lost D. B. Cooper bounty, with calamitous results.
Votes: 42,360 | Gross: $58.17M
6. National Treasure (2004)
PG | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
A historian races to find the legendary Templar Treasure before a team of mercenaries.
Votes: 288,797 | Gross: $173.01M
7. Fatal Lessons: The Good Teacher (2004 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 94 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A woman finds her life unraveling after she makes friends with her daughter's teacher.
8. Torn Apart (2004 TV Movie)
84 min | Thriller, Drama
Dr. Vicki Westin has no idea that losing a patient is going to wreak complete havoc on her life. But that's exactly what happens: Her deceased patient's grieving father seeks vengeance by kidnapping Vicki's husband and daughter.
9. Secret Window (2004)
PG-13 | 96 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A successful writer in the midst of a painful divorce is stalked at his remote lake house by a would-be scribe who accuses him of plagiarism.
Votes: 172,425 | Gross: $48.02M
10. Stranger at the Door (2004 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 92 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A suspense-thriller about a married couple whose adopted son turns up at their home after several years and has bad intentions.
11. Deadly Encounter (2004 TV Movie)
88 min | Mystery, Thriller
Restaurant hostess and mom Joanne Sanders has to work late one night. After she leaves the restaurant she accidently cuts a car off on the highway. This driver takes it personally and he begins to stalk and harrass Joanne.
12. The Forgotten (2004)
PG-13 | 91 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
After being told that their children never existed, a man and woman soon discover there is a much bigger enemy at work.
Votes: 62,280 | Gross: $66.64M
13. Death Valley: The Revenge of Bloody Bill (2004)
R | 82 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
When a group of college kids stumble upon a small abandoned town of Sunset Valley, they must fight a band of Zombies led by a soldier seeking retribution for his grisly execution.
14. Dating Death (2004)
87 min | Horror, Thriller
15. The Hollow (2004 TV Movie)
R | 83 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Restless spirits stir this Hollow's Eve, beckoning Ian Cranston, the last blood relative of Ichabod Crane, back to Sleepy Hollow. Thundering hooves unleash a wave of bone-chilling screams ... See full summary »
16. Ring of Darkness (2004 TV Movie)
R | 85 min | Horror, Music, Thriller
When a boy bands lead singer mysteriously diappears the media says that he ran away because he could not handle the fame, but really the other band members killed him and have hidden their ... See full summary »
17. Shaun of the Dead (2004)
R | 99 min | Comedy, Horror
A man's uneventful life is disrupted by the zombie apocalypse.
Votes: 479,011 | Gross: $13.54M
PG | 108 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
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.
Votes: 186,889 | Gross: $118.63M
19. Evil Eyes (2004)
R | 80 min | Horror
A screenwriter is plagued by nightmares as he writes a script about a family that was slaughtered years before. Soon, the grisly murders he's writing about starts to actually happen.
20. Adam & Evil (2004)
R | 90 min | Horror
A group of sexy high school graduates are ready for a weekend of serious partying at a remote camp ground. Soon a murderer is on the loose...
21. Escape to Grizzly Mountain (2000)
G | 95 min | Family, Western
Jimmy, a young boy trying to gain acceptance from his peers, is horrified when he sees a circus trainer abusing a bear cub. One of the circus employees tells Jimmy that there is a magic ... See full summary »
22. Calvaire (2004)
Not Rated | 88 min | Horror
Marc, a traveling entertainer, is on his way home for Christmas when his van brakes in the middle of a jerkwater town with some strange inhabitans.
Votes: 11,008 | Gross: $0.00M
23. Hellbent (2004)
R | 84 min | Horror, Thriller
Halloween in West Hollywood, two guys making out in a park are interrupted by a serial killer. Later that night, a group of gay kids decide to visit to the site of the murders.
Votes: 2,245 | Gross: $0.19M
24. Shrek 2 (2004)
PG | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Princess Fiona's parents invite her and Shrek to dinner to celebrate her marriage. If only they knew the newlyweds were both ogres.
Votes: 390,648 | Gross: $436.47M
25. The Incredibles (2004)
PG | 115 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
A family of undercover superheroes, while trying to live the quiet suburban life, are forced into action to save the world.
Votes: 616,253 | Gross: $261.44M
26. The Grid (2004)
266 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A team of American and British counter-terrorists are tasked with stopping a terrorist cell who's operating on a global level.
8 or 9/10
27. Seed of Chucky (2004)
R | 87 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Chucky and Tiffany are resurrected by their innocent son, Glen, and hit Hollywood, where a movie depicting the killer dolls' murder spree is underway.
Votes: 36,178 | Gross: $17.08M
8 or 9/10
28. Straight Into Darkness (2004)
R | 95 min | Action, Drama, Horror
Western Europe, 1945. The gentle, thoughtful, and sensitive Losey and the mean, base, and vicious Deming are two radically contrasting American soldiers who desert their platoons during the... See full summary »
8 or 9/10
29. Saw (2004)
R | 103 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Two strangers, who awaken in a room with no recollection of how they got there, soon discover they're pawns in a deadly game perpetrated by a notorious serial killer.
Votes: 357,786 | Gross: $56.00M
30. The Phantom of the Opera (2004)
PG-13 | 143 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
A young soprano becomes the obsession of a disfigured and murderous musical genius who lives beneath the Paris Opéra House.
Votes: 111,071 | Gross: $51.27M
31. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
PG | 142 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
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.
Votes: 500,801 | Gross: $249.36M
32. Ladies in Lavender (2004)
PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Music, Romance
Two sisters befriend a mysterious foreigner who washes up on the beach of their 1930's Cornish seaside village.
Votes: 10,161 | Gross: $6.76M
33. The Eye 2 (2004)
R | 95 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
After a failed suicide attempt, a pregnant woman gains the ability to see ghosts.
The Fairly OddParents (2001–2017)
TV-Y | 73 min | Animation, Short, Adventure
10 year old Timmy Turner gets punished for destroying Dimmsdale with a machine known as "The Kid Crusher" from his favorite T.V. show, "Maho Mushi". After being humiliated by his dim-witted... See full summary »
35. Jimmy Neutron: Win, Lose and Kaboom (2004 TV Movie)
TV-Y | 73 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Retroville becomes ground zero for a meteor engraved with a mysterious alien message, which only the best and brightest(naturally, Jimmy) can translate. When he finally figures the message ... See full summary »
36. Shark Tale (2004)
PG | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
When a son of a gangster shark boss is accidentally killed while on the hunt, his would-be prey and his vegetarian brother decide to use the incident to their own advantage.
Votes: 157,291 | Gross: $160.86M
37. The Notebook (2004)
PG-13 | 123 min | Drama, Romance
A poor yet passionate young man falls in love with a rich young woman, giving her a sense of freedom, but they are soon separated because of their social differences.
Votes: 484,524 | Gross: $81.00M
38. Spider-Man 2 (2004)
PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Peter Parker is beset with troubles in his failing personal life as he battles a brilliant scientist named Doctor Otto Octavius.
Votes: 510,808 | Gross: $373.59M
39. Van Helsing (2004)
PG-13 | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
The notorious monster hunter is sent to Transylvania to stop Count Dracula who is using Dr. Frankenstein's research and a werewolf for some sinister purpose.
Votes: 232,589 | Gross: $120.18M
40. The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (2004)
G | 113 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
Now settled in Genovia, Princess Mia faces a new revelation: she is being primed for an arranged marriage to an English suitor.
Votes: 69,040 | Gross: $95.17M
41. 50 First Dates (2004)
PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Henry Roth is a man afraid of commitment up until he meets the beautiful Lucy. They hit it off and Henry think he's finally found the girl of his dreams, until he discovers she has short-term memory loss and forgets him the next day.
Votes: 308,675 | Gross: $120.91M
7 or 8/10
42. The Keeper (2004)
R | 95 min | Crime, Thriller, Drama
When an apparently exemplary cop abducts and secretly imprisons a beautiful dancer, a deadly battle of wills between captor and captive ensues.
7 or 8/10
43. The Jimmy Timmy Power Hour (2004 TV Short)
TV-Y7 | 50 min | Animation, Short, Adventure
Thanks to Timmy Turner's Fairy Godparents Cosmo & Wanda, he and Jimmy Neutron switch universes and have zany adventures therein.
44. Garden State (2004)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A quietly troubled young man returns home for his mother's funeral after being estranged from his family for a decade.
Votes: 202,324 | Gross: $26.78M
6 or 7/10
45. Guardian of the Realm (2004)
111 min | Sci-Fi, Horror, Thriller
Two demon hunters race to save the human race after an a cult accidentally releases a particularly dangerous demon.
6 or 7/10
46. Arizona Summer (2004)
PG | 102 min | Adventure, Family, Comedy
Two brothers learn about life and grow up during a summer camp vacation.
6 or 7/10
47. Growing Pains: Return of the Seavers (2004 TV Movie)
120 min | Comedy, Family
The Seaver parents sell their house and plan to retire.
48. Ella Enchanted (2004)
PG | 96 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Ella is under a spell to be constantly obedient, a fact she must hide from her new step-family in order to protect the prince of the land, her friend for whom she's falling.
Votes: 58,221 | Gross: $22.92M
49. Blue Demon (2004 Video)
PG-13 | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy