Synopsis: A freak accident brings together a critically ill mathematician, a grieving mother, and a born-again ex-con.
Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu
Stars: Sean Penn, Naomi Watts, and Danny Huston
Synopsis: A miserable conman and his partner pose as Santa and his Little Helper to rob department stores on Christmas Eve. But they run into problems when the conman befriends a troubled kid, and the security boss discovers the plot.
Director: Terry Zwigoff
Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Lauren Graham, and Bernie Mac
Synopsis: In the waning days of the American Civil War, a wounded soldier embarks on a perilous journey back home to Cold Mountain, North Carolina to reunite with his sweetheart.
Director: Anthony Minghella
Stars: Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, and Renée Zellweger
Synopsis: Several ordinary high school students go through their daily routine as two others prepare for something more malevolent.
Synopsis: The Bride wakens from a four-year coma. The child she carried in her womb is gone. Now she must wreak vengeance on the team of assassins who betrayed her – a team she was once part of.
Director: Quentin Tarantino
Stars: Uma Thurman, Daryl Hannah, and David Carradine
Lost in Translation
Synopsis: A faded movie star and a neglected young wife form an unlikely bond after crossing paths in Tokyo.
Director: Sofia Coppola
Stars: Scarlett Johansson, Bill Murray, Giovanni Ribisi
Synopsis: Follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely and interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England.
Director: Richard Curtis
Stars: Liam Neeson, Hugh Grant, and Martine McCutcheon
Synopsis: A phobic con artist and his protégé are on the verge of pulling off a lucrative swindle when the former’s teenage daughter arrives unexpectedly.
Director: Ridley Scott
Stars: Nicolas Cage, Sam Rockwell, and Alison Lohman
Synopsis: Based on the life of Aileen Wuornos, a Daytona Beach prostitute who became a serial killer.
Director: Patty Jenkins
Stars: Charlize Theron and Christina Ricci
Synopsis: With a childhood tragedy that overshadowed their lives, three men are reunited by circumstance when one loses a daughter.
Director: Clint Eastwood
Stars: Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, and Kevin Bacon
Synopsis: After being kidnapped and imprisoned for 15 years, Oh Dae-Su is released, only to find that he must find his captor in 5 days.
Director: Chan-wook Park
Stars: Min-sik Choi, Ji-tae Yu, Hye-jeong Kang
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
Synopsis: Blacksmith Will Turner teams up with eccentric pirate “Captain” Jack Sparrow to save his love, the governor’s daughter, from Jack’s former pirate allies, who are now undead.
Director: Gore Verbinski
Stars: Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Keira Knightley and Orlando Bloom
Synopsis: The true story of a young journalist who fell from grace when it was found he had fabricated over half of his articles.
Director: Billy Ray
Stars: Hayden Christensen, Peter Sarsgaard, and Chloë Sevigny
Something’s Gotta Give
Synopsis: A swinger on the cusp of being a senior citizen with a taste for young women falls in love with an accomplished woman closer to his age.
Director: Nancy Meyers
Stars: Jack Nicholson, Diane Keaton, and Keanu Reeves
Synopsis: A young American studying in Paris in 1968 strikes up a friendship with a French brother and sister. Set against the background of the ’68 Paris student riots.