Best 2005 Movies

The Queen

The Queen

The Queen
IMDb: 7.3
103 min

The Queen is an intimate behind the scenes glimpse at the interaction between HM Elizabeth II and Prime Minister Tony Blair during their struggle, following the death of Diana, to…

Genre: Best 2005, Drama
Cashback

Cashback

Cashback
IMDb: 7.2
102 min

After a painful breakup, Ben develops insomnia. To kill time, he starts working the late night shift at the local supermarket, where his artistic imagination runs wild.

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The Illusionist

The Illusionist

The Illusionist
IMDb: 7.6
110 min

With his eye on a lovely aristocrat, a gifted illusionist named Eisenheim uses his powers to win her away from her betrothed, a crowned prince. But Eisenheim’s scheme creates tumult…

Undisputed 2: Last Man Standing

Undisputed 2: Last Man Standing

Undisputed 2: Last Man Standing
IMDb: 7.1
93 min

Sequel to the 2002 film. This time, Heavyweight Champ George ”Iceman” Chambers (White) is sent to a Russian jail on trumped-up drug charges. In order to win his freedom he…

Tristan & Isolde

Tristan & Isolde

Tristan & Isolde
IMDb: 6.8
125 min

An affair between the second in line to Britain’s throne (Franco) and the princess of the feuding Irish (Myles) spells doom for the young lovers.

Shooting Dogs

Shooting Dogs

Shooting Dogs
IMDb: 7.7
115 min

Two westerners, a priest and a teacher find themselves in the middle of the Rwandan genocide and face a moral dilemna. Do they place themselves in danger and protect the…

Lucky Number Slevin

Lucky Number Slevin

Lucky Number Slevin
IMDb: 7.8
110 min

Slevin is mistakenly put in the middle of a personal war between the city’s biggest criminal bosses. Under constant watch, Slevin must try not to get killed by an infamous…

Eight Below

Eight Below

Eight Below
IMDb: 7.3
120 min

In the Antarctic, after an expedition with Dr. Davis McClaren, the sled dog trainer Jerry Shepherd has to leave the polar base with his colleagues due to the proximity of…

Candy

Candy

Candy
IMDb: 7.3
116 min

A poet falls in love with an art student, who gravitates to his bohemian lifestyle — and his love of heroin. Hooked as much on one another as they are…

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Alpha Dog

Alpha Dog

Alpha Dog
IMDb: 6.9
122 min

Johnny Truelove likes to see himself as tough. He’s the son of an underworld figure and a drug dealer. Johnny also likes to get tough when things don’t go his…

Running Scared

Running Scared

Running Scared
IMDb: 7.4
122 min

After a drug-op gone bad, Joey Gazelle is put in charge of disposing the gun that shot a dirty cop. But things goes wrong for Joey after the neighbor kid…

Wang-ui namja

Wang-ui namja

Wang-ui namja
IMDb: 7.4
119 min

Set in the late 15th century during the reign of King Yeonsan, two male street clowns and tightrope walkers, Jangsaeng (Gam Wu-seong) and Gong-gil (Lee Joon-gi), are part of an…

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Transamerica

Transamerica

Transamerica
IMDb: 7.4
103 min

Bree is about to get a sex change operation that will finally allow her to actually be what she’s already been in her mind for a long time: a transitioned…

Genre: Best 2005, Drama
Munich

Munich

Munich
IMDb: 7.6
164 min

During the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, eleven Israeli athletes are taken hostage and murdered by a Palestinian terrorist group known as Black September. In retaliation, the Israeli government recruits…

Lassie

Lassie

Lassie
IMDb: 6.7
100 min

A family in financial crisis is forced to sell Lassie, their beloved dog. Hundreds of miles away from her true family, Lassie escapes and sets out on a journey home.

King Kong

King Kong

King Kong
IMDb: 7.2
187 min

In 1933 New York, an overly ambitious movie producer coerces his cast and hired ship crew to travel to mysterious Skull Island, where they encounter Kong, a giant ape who…

Pierrepoint: The Last Hangman

Pierrepoint: The Last Hangman

Pierrepoint: The Last Hangman
IMDb: 7.5
98 min

Following in his father’s footsteps, Albert Pierrepoint becomes one of Britain’s most prolific executioners, hiding his identity as a grocery deliveryman. But when his ambition to be the best inadvertently…

Genre: Best 2005, Drama
The Chronicles of Narnia The Lion The Witch And The Wardrobe

The Chronicles of Narnia The Lion The Witch And The Wardrobe

The Chronicles of Narnia The Lion The Witch And The Wardrobe
IMDb: 6.9
143 min

Siblings Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter step through a magical wardrobe and find the land of Narnia. There, the they discover a charming, once peaceful kingdom that has been plunged…

Memoirs of a Geisha

Memoirs of a Geisha

Memoirs of a Geisha
IMDb: 7.4
145 min

A sweeping romantic epic set in Japan in the years before World War II, a penniless Japanese child is torn from her family to work as a maid in a…

Keeping Mum

Keeping Mum

Keeping Mum
IMDb: 6.8
103 min

A pastor preoccupied with writing the perfect sermon fails to realize that his wife is having an affair and his children are up to no good.

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Genre: Best 2005, Comedy
Killzone (SPL

Killzone (SPL

Killzone (SPL
IMDb: 7.1
93 min

Chan, an articulate senior detective nearing the end of his career, is taking care of the daughter of a witness killed by ruthless crime lord Po. Martial arts expert Ma…

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The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada

The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada

The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada
IMDb: 7.4
121 min

When brash Texas border officer Mike Norton wrongfully kills and buries the friend and ranch hand of Pete Perkins, the latter is reminded of a promise he made to bury…

Rent

Rent

Rent
IMDb: 7.0
135 min

This rock opera tells the story of one year in the life of a group of bohemians struggling in modern day East Village, New York, USA. The story centers around…

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
IMDb: 7.7
157 min

Harry starts his fourth year at Hogwarts, competes in the treacherous Triwizard Tournament and faces the evil Lord Voldemort. Ron and Hermione help Harry manage the pressure – but Voldemort…

Joyeux Noel

Joyeux Noel

Joyeux Noel
IMDb: 7.8
116 min

In 1914, World War I, the bloodiest war ever at that time in human history, was well under way. However on Christmas Eve, numerous sections of the Western Front called…

George Carlin: Life Is Worth Losing

George Carlin: Life Is Worth Losing

George Carlin: Life Is Worth Losing
IMDb: 8.4
74 min

Carlin returns to the stage in his 13th live comedy stand-up special, performed at the Beacon Theatre in New York City for HBO®. His spot-on observations on the deterioration of…

Jarhead

Jarhead

Jarhead
IMDb: 7.0
123 min

Jarhead is a film about a US Marine Anthony Swofford’s experience in the Gulf War. After putting up with an arduous boot camp, Swofford and his unit are sent to…

Genre: Best 2005, Drama, War
Match Point

Match Point

Match Point
IMDb: 7.6
124 min

Match Point is Woody Allen’s satire of the British High Society and the ambition of a young tennis instructor to enter into it. Yet when he must decide between two…

The World’s Fastest Indian

The World’s Fastest Indian

The World’s Fastest Indian
IMDb: 7.8
127 min

The life story of New Zealander Burt Munro, who spent years building a 1920 Indian motorcycle — a bike which helped him set the land-speed world record at Utah’s Bonneville…

Genre: Best 2005, Drama
The Proposition

The Proposition

The Proposition
IMDb: 7.4
104 min

Set in the Australian outback in the 1880s, the movie follows the series of events following the horrific rape and murder of the Hopkins family, allegedly committed by the infamous…

The Squid and the Whale

The Squid and the Whale

The Squid and the Whale
IMDb: 7.4
81 min

Based on the true childhood experiences of Noah Baumbach and his brother, The Squid and the Whale tells the touching story of two young boys dealing with their parents divorce…

Little Manhattan

Little Manhattan

Little Manhattan
IMDb: 7.6
84 min

Ten-year-old Gabe was just a normal kid growing up in Manhattan until Rosemary Telesco walked into his life, actually into his karate class. But before Gabe can tell Rosemary how…

Capote

Capote

Capote
IMDb: 7.4
114 min

A biopic of the writer, Truman Capote and his assignment for The New Yorker to write the non-fiction book, ’In Cold Blood’.

The Greatest Game Ever Played

The Greatest Game Ever Played

The Greatest Game Ever Played
IMDb: 7.5
120 min

A biopic of 20-year-old Francis Ouimet who defeated his golfing idol and 1900 US Open Champion, Harry Vardon.

Genre: Best 2005, Drama
Pirates

Pirates

Pirates
IMDb: 7.4
129 min

This electrifying, swashbuckling sex-adventure takes you on a humorous and mystical journey through haunted seas and deep into the abyss of our most lustful desires… Pirates features deadly swordplay against…

Stay

Stay

Stay
IMDb: 6.9
99 min

Psychiatrist Sam Foster has a new patient, Henry Letham, who claims to be suicidal. In trying to diagnose him, Sam visits Henry’s prior therapist and also finds Henry’s mother —…

A History of Violence

A History of Violence

A History of Violence
IMDb: 7.5
96 min

An average family is thrust into the spotlight after the father commits a seemingly self-defense murder at his diner.

Oliver Twist

Oliver Twist

Oliver Twist
IMDb: 6.9
130 min

Oliver Twist the modern filmed version of Charles Dickens bestseller, a Roman Polanski adaptation. The classic Dickens tale, where an orphan meets a pickpocket on the streets of London. From…

Lord Of War

Lord Of War

Lord Of War
IMDb: 7.6
122 min

Yuri Orlov is a globetrotting arms dealer and, through some of the deadliest war zones, he struggles to stay one step ahead of a relentless Interpol agent, his business rivals…

Good Night, and Good Luck.

Good Night, and Good Luck.

Good Night, and Good Luck.
IMDb: 7.5
93 min

The story of journalist, Edward R Murrow’s stand against Senator McCarthy’s anti-communist witch-hunts in the early 1950s.

Pride & Prejudice

Pride & Prejudice

Pride & Prejudice
IMDb: 7.8
135 min

Pride & Prejudice is a humorous story of love and life among English gentility during the Georgian era. Mr. Bennet is an English gentleman living in Hertfordshire with his overbearing…

Everything Is Illuminated

Everything Is Illuminated

Everything Is Illuminated
IMDb: 7.5
106 min

A film based on the semi-autobiographical novel of the same name by American writer Jonathan Safran Foer, in which a young Jewish American man endeavors—with the help of eccentric, distant…

Metal: A Headbanger’s Journey

Metal: A Headbanger’s Journey

Metal: A Headbanger’s Journey
IMDb: 8.1
91 min

The film discusses the traits and originators of some of metal’s many subgenres, including the New Wave of British Heavy Metal, power metal, Nu metal, glam metal, thrash metal, black…

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Walk The Line

Walk The Line

Walk The Line
IMDb: 7.9
136 min

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…

Corpse Bride

Corpse Bride

Corpse Bride
IMDb: 7.4
77 min

Set in a 19th-century european village, this stop-motion animation feature follows the story of Victor, a young man whisked away to the underworld and wed to a mysterious corpse bride,…

Harsh Times

Harsh Times

Harsh Times
IMDb: 6.9
120 min

Jim Davis is an ex-Army Ranger who finds himself slipping back into his old life of petty crime after a job offer from the LAPD evaporates. His best friend is…

Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story

Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story

Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story
IMDb: 6.9
106 min

Ben Crane believes that a severely injured racehorse deserves another chance. He and his daughter Cale adopt the horse (in fact is a mare)and save it of being sacrificed by…

Brokeback Mountain

Brokeback Mountain

Brokeback Mountain
IMDb: 7.7
134 min

Two modern-day cowboys meet on a shepherding job in the summer of ’63, the two share a raw and powerful summer together that turns into a lifelong relationship conflicting with…

Green Street Hooligans

Green Street Hooligans

Green Street Hooligans
IMDb: 7.5
109 min

After being wrongfully expelled from Harvard University, American Matt Buckner flees to his sister’s home in England. Once there, he is befriended by her charming and dangerous brother-in-law, Pete Dunham,…

Mrs Henderson Presents

Mrs Henderson Presents

Mrs Henderson Presents
IMDb: 7.0
103 min

Eccentric 70-year-old widow purchases the Windmill Theatre in London as a post-widowhood hobby. After starting an innovative continuous variety review, which is copied by other theaters, they begin to lose…

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Thank You for Smoking

Thank You for Smoking

Thank You for Smoking
IMDb: 7.6
92 min

Nick Naylor is a charismatic spin-doctor for Big Tobacco who’ll fight to protect America’s right to smoke — even if it kills him — while still remaining a role model…

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
IMDb: 7.6
103 min

A petty thief posing as an actor is brought to Los Angeles for an unlikely audition and finds himself in the middle of a murder investigation along with his high…

The Curse of the Were-Rabbit

The Curse of the Were-Rabbit

The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
IMDb: 7.5
85 min

Cheese-loving eccentric Wallace and his cunning canine pal, Gromit, investigate a mystery in Nick Park’s animated adventure, in which the lovable inventor and his intrepid pup run a business ridding…

Breakfast On Pluto

Breakfast On Pluto

Breakfast On Pluto
IMDb: 7.3
128 min

In the 1970s, a foundling lad, Patrick ”Kitten” Braden, comes of age by leaving his Irish town for London, in part to look for his mother and in part because…

The Constant Gardener

The Constant Gardener

The Constant Gardener
IMDb: 7.4
129 min

Justin Quayle is a low-level British diplomat who has always gone about his work very quietly, not causing any problems. But after his radical wife Tessa is killed he becomes…

Kinky Boots

Kinky Boots

Kinky Boots
IMDb: 7.1
107 min

Charles Price may have grown up with his father in the family shoe business in Northampton, in central England, but he never thought that he would take his father’s place….

Serenity

Serenity

Serenity
IMDb: 7.9
119 min

When the renegade crew of Serenity agrees to hide a fugitive on their ship, they find themselves in an action-packed battle between the relentless military might of a totalitarian regime…

Pusher 3

Pusher 3

Pusher 3
IMDb: 7.3
108 min

In this third installment of the ’Pusher’ trilogy, we follow Milo, the drug lord from the two first films. He is aging, he is planning his daughter’s 25th birthday and…

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Noroi

Noroi

Noroi
IMDb: 7.0
115 min

A documentary filmmaker explores seemingly unrelated paranormal incidents connected by the legend of an ancient demon called the ”kagutaba.”

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Grizzly Man

Grizzly Man

Grizzly Man
IMDb: 7.8
103 min

Werner Herzog’s documentary film about the ”Grizzly Man” Timothy Treadwell and what the thirteen summers in a National Park in Alaska were like in one man’s attempt to protect the…