2003

Film Decades: 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009

Each review will be linked to the title below.

(*seen originally in theaters)

(**seen rereleased in theaters)

  • 101 Dalmatians II: Patch’s London Adventure
  • 11:14, starring Rachael Leigh Cook – (Canada/US)
  • 2 Fast 2 Furious – directed by John Singleton, starring Paul Walker, Tyrese Gibson, & Eva Mendes
  • 2LDK – (Japan)
  • 21 Grams, starring Sean Penn, Naomi Watts and Benicio del Toro
  • 3 Deewarein (3 Walls) – (India: Hindi)
  • The 4th Floor (Planta 4ª) – (Spain)
  • 44 Minutes: The North Hollywood Shoot-Out, starring Michael Madsen
  • Acacia – (South Korea)
  • After You… (Après vous…), starring Daniel Auteuil and José Garcia – (France)
  • Agent Cody Banks, starring Frankie Muniz, Hilary Duff, Angie Harmon
  • Alex and Emma – directed by Rob Reiner, starring Kate Hudson & Luke Wilson
  • Alexandra’s Project – Australia
  • All the Real Girls – directed by David Gordon Green, starring Zooey Deschanel
  • All Tomorrow’s Parties (Mingri tianya) – (China)
  • Alone Across Australia – (Australia)
  • The Alzheimer Case (a.k.a. The Memory of a Killer) – (Belgium)
  • American Splendor – starring Paul Giamatti & Hope Davis
  • American Wedding* – starring Jason Biggs, Alyson Hannigan, Seann William Scott, Eugene Levy
  • Ana and the Others (Ana y los otros) – (Argentina)
  • Ang Tanging Ina (The Only Mother) – (Philippines)
  • Anger Management* – starring Adam Sandler, Jack Nicholson, & Marisa Tomei
  • Anger of the Gods (La colère des dieux) – (Burkina Faso/France)
  • Angulimala – (Thailand)
  • The Animatrix – (Japan/US)
  • Any Way the Wind Blows – (Belgium)
  • Anything Else – directed by Woody Allen, starrin Jason Biggs, Christina Ricci, Woody Allen, Danny DeVito, Stockard Channing
  • Après la vie (a.k.a. Three: After Life) – (France/Belgium)
  • Arisan! (The Gathering) – (Indonesia)
  • At Five in the Afternoon (Panj é asr) – (Iran)
  • Baadasssss!, directed by and starring Mario Van Peebles
  • Bad Boys II, starring Martin Lawrence, Will Smith, Gabrielle Union
  • Bad Santa, directed by Terry Zwigoff, starring Billy Bob Thornton, Tony Cox, Lauren Graham, Bernie Mac
  • Baghban (Gardener) – (India: Hindi)
  • The Barbarian Invasions – Canada
  • Basic – starring John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson, Connie Nielsen
  • The Basque Ball: Skin Against Stone (La pelota vasca: la piel contra la piedra) – (Spain)
  • Beautiful Boxer (บิวตี้ฟูล บ๊อกเซอร์) – (Thailand)
  • Beauty and the Beast – (South Africa/UK)
  • Beneath Her Window (Pod njenim oknom) – (Slovenia)
  • The Best of Youth (La Meglio gioventù) – (Italy)
  • Beyond Borders, starring Angelina Jolie and Clive Owen
  • Beyond Re-Animator – (Spain)
  • Big Fish* – directed by Tim Burton, starring Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Jessica Lange, Danny DeVito, Steve Buscemi, Helena Bonham Carter
  • Biker Boyz – directed by Reggie Rock Bythewood, starring Laurence Fishburne, Derek Luke, Meagan Good, Djimon Hounsou, Brendan Fehr, Rick Gonzalez, Larenz Tate, Terrence Howard, Orlando Jones, Salli Richardson, Kid Rock, Lisa Bonet, & Vanessa Bell Calloway
  • Bimmer (Бумер) – (Russia)
  • Biola Tak Berdawai (The Stringless Violin) – (Indonesia)
  • Blind Shaft (Mángjǐng) – (China)
  • Blizzard – starring Christopher Plummer, Brenda Blethyn, Whoopi Goldberg – Canada/US
  • The Blue Light (Ao no Honō) – (Japan)
  • Blueprint, starring Franka Potente – (Germany)
  • Bon Voyage, starring Isabelle Adjani and Gérard Depardieu – (France)
  • Bonjour Monsieur Shlomi (Ha-Kochavim Shel Shlomi) – (Israel)
  • Boredom in Brno (Nuda v Brně) – (Czech Republic)
  • Bright Future (Akarui Mirai), directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa – (Japan)
  • Bright Young Things, directed by Stephen Fry, starring Emily Mortimer, Stephen Campbell Moore, David Tennant, Stockard Channing, Fenella Woolgar, Michael Sheen, James McAvoy, Dan Aykroyd, Jim Broadbent, Peter O’Toole, & John Mills – UK
  • Bringing Down the House, starring Steve Martin and Queen Latifah
  • Brother Bear
  • The Brown Bunny, starring Vincent Gallo and Chloë Sevigny
  • Bruce Almighty, starring Jim Carrey, Jennifer Aniston, Morgan Freeman, Steve Carell
  • Buddy – (Norway)
  • Bulletproof Monk* – starring Chow Yun-fat and Seann William Scott
  • Café Lumière (Kohi Jiko), directed by Hou Hsiao-hsien – (Japan)
  • Cala, My Dog! (Kala shi tiao gou) – (China)
  • Calendar Girls, starring Helen Mirren and Julie Walters – (UK)
  • Carandiru, directed by Héctor Babenco – (Brazil/Argentina)
  • Carolina, starring Julia Stiles
  • Casa de los Babys – directed by John Sayles, starring Daryl Hannah, Marcia Gay Harden, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Susan Lynch, Mary Steenburgen, Lili Taylor, Rita Moreno – Mexico/US
  • The Cat in the Hat, starring Mike Myers, Dakota Fanning, Spencer Breslin, Alec Baldwin, Kelly Preston
  • Caterina in the Big City (Caterina va in città) – (Italy)
  • Cavale (a.k.a. One: On the Run) – (France/Belgium)Cell Phone (shŏujī) – (China)Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle, starring Drew Barrymore, Cameron Diaz, Lucy Liu, Demi Moore, Bernie Mac
  • Cheaper by the Dozen, starring Steve Martin, Bonnie Hunt, Piper Perabo, Hilary Duff, Tom Welling
  • Cheerleader Queens (ว้ายบึ้ม! เชียร์กระหึ่มโลก) – (Thailand)
  • Cheese and Jam (Kajmak in marmelada) – (Slovenia)Chirusoku no Natsu – (Japan
  • The Classic (클래식) – (South Korea)
  • Cleopatra – (Argentina)
  • Cloaca – Netherlands
  • Code 46, directed by Michael Winterbottom, starring Tim Robbins – UK
  • Coffee and Cigarettes – directed by Jim Jarmusch, starring Roberto Benigni, Steven Wright, Joie Lee, Cinqué Lee, Steve Buscemi, Iggy Pop, Tom Waits, Joseph Rigano, Vinny Vella, Vinny Vella Jr., Renée French, E.J. Rodriguez, Alex Descas, Isaach De Bankolé, Cate Blanchett, Meg White, Jack White, Alfred Molina, Steve Coogan, GZA, RZA, Bill Murray, William Rice, & Taylor Mead
  • Cold Creek Manor, starring Dennis Quaid, Sharon Stone, Stephen Dorff, Juliette Lewis, Kristen Stewart
  • Cold Mountain – directed by Anthony Minghella, starring Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, Renée Zellweger, Eileen Atkins, Brendan Gleeson, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Natalie Portman, Jack White, Giovanni Ribisi, Donald Sutherland, & Ray Winstone
  • The Company – directed by Robert Altman, starring Neve Campbell
  • Confidence – starring Dustin Hoffman, Rachel Weisz, Edward Burns, Andy García
  • The Cooler – starring William H. Macy, Maria Bello, Alec Baldwin
  • The Core, starring Hilary Swank, Aaron Eckhart, DJ Qualls
  • The Corporation – (Canada)
  • Cowards Bend the Knee – (Canada)
  • Cradle 2 the Grave, starring Jet Li and DMX
  • Crimson Gold (Talaye Sorkh), directed by Jafar Panahi – (Iran)Cristina Quer Casar (Cristina Wants to Get Married) – (Brazil)
  • The Cunning Little Vixen, animated version of Leoš Janáček’s opera – (UK) – (film only mentioned in article
  • Daddy Day Care, starring Eddie Murphy
  • Danny Deckchair, starring Rhys Ifans and Miranda Otto – (Australia)
  • Daredevil* – starring Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner, Colin Farrell, Michael Clarke Duncan
  • Dark Blue – directed by Ron Shelton, starring Kurt Russell, Brendan Gleeson, Scott Speedman, Michael Michele, Lolita Davidovich, & Ving Rhames
  • Darkness Falls* – starring Chaney Kley & Emma Caulfield
  • Deliver Us from Eva, starring Gabrielle Union and LL Cool J
  • Devils Pond, starring Tara Reid
  • Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star, starring David Spade
  • Dil Ka Rishta (English: Relationship of Heart) starring Arjun Rampal, Aishwarya Rai, Isha Koppikar, Priyanshu Chatterjee, Raakhee, Paresh Rawal – (India: Hindi)
  • Distant Lights (Lichter) – (Germany
  • Le Divorce – directed by James Ivory, starring Kate Hudson, Naomi Watts, Leslie Caron, Stockard Channing, Glenn Close, Stephen Fry, Thierry Lhermitte, Matthew Modine, Bebe Neuwirth, Sam Waterston
  • Dogville – directed by Lars von Trier, starring Nicole Kidman, Paul Bettany, Lauren Bacall, Stellan Skarsgård, Ben Gazzara – International
  • Doppelganger – (Japan
  • Down with Love* – directed by Peyton Reed, starring Renée Zellweger, Ewan McGregor, David Hyde Pierce, Sarah Pauly
  • Dreamcatcher, starring Morgan Freeman, Thomas Jane, Jason Lee, Timothy Olyphant
  • The Dreamers – directed by Bernardo Bertolucci, starring Michael Pitt & Eva Green – France/UK/Italy
  • Drifters (Er di) – (China)
  • Duplex – directed by Danny DeVito, starring Ben Stiller & Drew Barrymore
  • DysFunKtional Family
  • Eddie’s Million Dollar Cook-Off
  • Elephant – directed by Gus Van Sant
  • Elf* – directed by Jon Favreau, starring Will Ferrell, James Caan, Zooey Deschanel, Mary Steenburgen, Bob Newhart
  • Eve’s Dropping In
  • Evil (Ondskan) – (Sweden)
  • Facing Windows – Italy
  • Fake (เฟค โกหกทั้งเพ) – (Thailand)
  • Falling Angels, starring Miranda Richardson – (Canada)
  • Fan Chan (My Girl) – (Thailand)
  • Far Side of the Moon (La face cachée de la lune) – (Canada)
  • Faster – (US/Spain)
  • Father and Son (Otets i syn), directed by Alexander Sokurov – (Russia)
  • Fear and Trembling (Stupeur et tremblements) – (France)
  • Festival Express, featuring Janis Joplin, Grateful Dead, The Band – (Netherlands/UK)
  • The Fighting Temptations, starring Cuba Gooding Jr., Beyoncé Knowles, Mike Epps
  • Final Destination 2, starring Ali Larter and A.J. Cook
  • Finding Nemo* – directed by Andrew Stanton, starring the voices of Albert Brooks, Ellen DeGeneres, Alexander Gould, Willem Dafoe, Brad Garrett, Allison Janney, Geoffrey Rush, Bill Hunter
  • The Five Obstructions (De fem benspænd), directed by and starring Lars von Trier – (Denmark)
  • The First Night (La primera noche) – (Colombia)
  • Flywheel
  • Foolproof – starring Ryan Reynolds & Kristin Booth – Canada
  • Freaky Friday, starring Lindsay Lohan and Jamie Lee Curtis
  • Freddy vs. Jason* – starring Robert Englund
  • Free Radicals (Böse Zellen) – (Austria)
  • Fuse (Gori vatra) – (Bosnia & Herzegovina)
  • Game Over: Kasparov and the Machine, featuring Garry Kasparov – (UK/Canada)
  • Games of Love and Chance (L’Esquive) – (France)
  • Garden of Heaven (Haneul jeongwon) – (South Korea)
  • Gettin’ Square – (Australia)
  • Gigli – directed by Martin Brest, starring Ben Affleck, Jennifer Lopez, Justin Bartha, Lenny Venito, Christopher Walken, Lainie Kazan, Al Pacino
  • Ginger and Cinnamon – Italy
  • The Girl with a Pearl Earring – starring Scarlett Johansson & Colin Firth – UK/Luxembourg
  • Godforsaken – Netherlands
  • Gods and Generals – starring Stephen Lang, Jeff Daniels, Robert Duvall
  • Godzilla: Tokyo S.O.S. – Japan
  • Going for Broke, starring Gerald McRaney and Delta Burke
  • Good Bye, Lenin! – Germany
  • A Good Lawyer’s Wife (Baramnan Kajok) – (South Korea)
  • Good Morning, Night (Buongiorno, notte) – (Italy)
  • Goodbye, Dragon Inn (Bu San) – (Taiwan)
  • The Gospel of John – starring Henry Ian Cusick – UK/Canada/US
  • Gothika – starring Halle Berry & Robert Downey Jr.
  • Gozu – directed by Takashi Miike – Japan
  • Grand Theft Parsons, starring Johnny Knoxville and Christina Applegate
  • The Greatest Expectation (Widaehan yusan) – (South Korea)
  • The Green Butchers (De grønne slagtere), starring Mads Mikkelsen – (Denmark)
  • Green Tea (Lu Cha), directed by Zhang Yuan – (China)
  • Grind
  • A Guy Thing, starring Julia Stiles, Jason Lee, Selma Blair
  • Harvie Krumpet – directed by Adam Elliot, starring Geoffrey Rush – short – Australia
  • The Haunted Mansion – directed by Rob Minkoff, starring Eddie Murphy, Terence Stamp, Wallace Shawn, Nathaniel Parker, Marsha Thomason, Jennifer Tilly, & Dina Spybey
  • Haute Tension (High Tension) – (France)
  • Havana Suite (Suite Habana) – (Cuba)
  • Head of State, starring Chris Rock and Bernie Mac
  • The Heart of Me, starring Helena Bonham Carter, Paul Bettany, Olivia Williams – (UK)
  • Helmiä ja sikoja (Pearls and Pigs) – (Finland)Hey DJ, starring Charlotte Lewis, Terry Camilleri, Jon Jacobs, Tina Wiseman
  • Holes* – starring Shia LaBeouf, Sigourney Weaver, Patricia Arquette, Jon Voight
  • Hollywood Homicide* – directed by Ron Shelton, starring Harrison Ford & Josh Hartnett
  • Hope Springs, starring Colin Firth, Minnie Driver, Heather Graham – (UK/US)
  • Horseman (Konjanik) – (Croatia)
  • House of 1000 Corpses, directed by Rob Zombie
  • House of Sand and Fog, starring Jennifer Connelly and Ben Kingsley
  • A House with a View of the Sea (Una casa con vista al mar) – (Venezuela)
  • How to Deal, starring Mandy Moore
  • How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, starring Kate Hudson and Matthew McConaughey
  • Hulk* – directed by Ang Lee, starring Eric Bana, Jennifer Connelly, Nick Nolte, Sam Elliott, Josh Lucas
  • The Human Stain, directed by Robert Benton, starring Anthony Hopkins & Nicole Kidman
  • The Hunted – directed by William Friedkin, starring Tommy Lee Jones & Benicio del Toro
  • I Am David, starring Jim Caviezel
  • I Capture the Castle, starring Romola Garai – (UK)
  • I’m Not Scared (Io non ho paura) – (Italy)
  • Identity – directed by James Mangold, starring John Cusack, Ray Liotta, Amanda Peet
  • If You Were Me (Yeoseot gae ui siseon) – (South Korea)
  • Imagining Argentina – starring Antonio Banderas & Emma Thompson – Spain/UK/US
  • In the City (En la ciudad) – (Spain)
  • In the Cut – directed by Jane Campion, starring Meg Ryan & Mark Ruffalo
  • The In-Laws – starring Michael Douglas & Albert Brooks
  • Incantato (a.k.a. The Heart is Elsewhere) – (Italy)
  • Infernal Affairs II – Hong Kong
  • Infernal Affairs III – starring Andy Lau & Tony Leung Chiu-Wai – Hong Kong
  • …ing – (South Korea)
  • The Inheritance (Arven) – (Denmark)
  • Intermission – starring Cillian Murphy, Colin Farrell, Kelly Macdonald – Ireland
  • Interview, directed by Theo van Gogh – (Netherlands)
  • Into the Mirror (Geoul sokeuro) – (South Korea)
  • Intolerable Cruelty* – directed by Joel & Ethan Coen, starring George Clooney & Catherine Zeta-Jones
  • Inuyasha the Movie: Swords of an Honorable Ruler (Eiga Inuyasha: Tenka Hadō no Ken) – (Japan)
  • The Invisible Children of Love – (India: Bengali)
  • Les Invasions barbares (Barbarian Invasions) – Canada/France)
  • It Runs in the Family, starring Kirk Douglas and Michael Douglas
  • The Italian Job* -starring Mark Wahlberg, Charlize Theron, Edward Norton, Jason Statham
  • Jade Goddess of Mercy (Yu Guan Yin) – (China)
  • Jajantaram Mamantaram – India
  • James’ Journey to Jerusalem (Massa’ot James Be’eretz Hakodesh) – (Israel)
  • Japanese Story – starring Toni Collette – Australia
  • Jeepers Creepers 2
  • Johnny English – starring Rowan Atkinson – UK/US
  • The Jungle Book 2 – starring the voices of Haley Joel Osment & John Goodman
  • Ju-on: The Grudge – Japan
  • Just Married* -starring Ashton Kutcher and Brittany Murphy
  • Kaena: The Prophecy (Kaena: La prophétie), starring Kirsten Dunst and Richard Harris – (Canada/France)
  • Kal Ho Naa Ho (Tomorrow Might Never Come) – (India: Hindi)
  • Kangaroo Jack – starring Jerry O’Connell, Anthony Anderson, Estella Warren, Christopher Walken – US/Australia
  • Kart Racer – (Canada)
  • Kill Bill: Volume 1* – directed by Quentin Tarantino, starring Uma Thurman, Lucy Liu, Vivica A. Fox, Michael Madsen, Daryl Hannah, David Carradine, Sonny Chiba, Julie Dreyfus, Chiaki Kuriyama, Gordon Liu, Michael Parks
  • Killing Words (Palabras encadenadas) – (Spain)
  • Kitchen Stories (Salmer fra Kjøkkenet) – (Sweden/Norway)
  • The Kite (Tayyara men wara) – (Lebanon)
  • Koi… Mil Gaya (I Found Someone) – (India: Hindi)
  • Kontroll (Control) – (Hungary)
  • Kopps (Cops) – (Sweden)
  • Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life – starring Angelina Jolie – US/UK/Japan/Germany
  • Last Life in the Universe (Ruang rak noi nid mahasan) – (Thailand)
  • The Last Samurai, directed by Edward Zwick, starring Tom Cruise and Ken Watanabe
  • The Last Supper (Choihui mancheon) – (South Korea)
  • The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen* – starring Sean Connery – (UK/US)
  • Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde* – starring Reese Witherspoon, Luke Wilson, Sally Field
  • The Life of David Gale, starring Kevin Spacey, Kate Winslet, and Laura Linney
  • The Lizzie McGuire Movie, starring Hilary Duff
  • Looney Tunes: Back in Action – directed by Joe Dante, starring Brendan Fraser, Jenna Elfman, Steve Martin, Heather Locklear
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King* – directed by Peter Jackson, starring Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Sean Astin, Viggo Mortensen – New Zealand/US
  • Lost in Translation – directed by Sofia Coppola, starring Bill Murray & Scarlett Johansson – US/Japan
  • Love Actually* – directed by Richard Curtis, starring Colin Firth, Hugh Grant, Liam Neeson, Laura Linney, Alan Rickman, Emma Thompson – UK
  • Love Me If You Dare (Jeux d’enfants) – (France/Belgium)
  • Luther, starring Joseph Fiennes – (Germany/US)
  • Magnifico – (Philippines)
  • Malibu’s Most Wanted, starring Jamie Kennedy and Taye Diggs
  • Mamay – (Ukraine)
  • A Man Apart, starring Vin Diesel and Larenz Tate
  • The Man of the Year (O Homen do Ano) – (Brazil)
  • The Man Who Copied (O Homem que Copiava) – (Brazil)
  • Manhood
  • Marci X, starring Lisa Kudrow and Damon Wayans
  • Masked and Anonymous – starring Bob Dylan, Jeff Bridges, Penélope Cruz, Luke Wilson, Jessica Lange, John Goodman
  • Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World* – directed by Peter Weir, starring Russell Crowe & Paul Bettany
  • Matchstick Men – directed by Ridley Scott, starring Nicolas Cage, Sam Rockwell, Alison Lohman
  • The Matrix Reloaded – directed by The Wachowskis, starring Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving, Jada Pinkett Smith, & Gloria Foster
  • The Matrix Revolutions* – directed by The Wachowskis, starring Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving, & Jada Pinkett Smith
  • The Medallion* – starring Jackie Chan, Lee Evans, Claire Forlani – Hong Kong/US
  • Memories of Murder (Salinui chueok) – (South Korea)
  • A Mighty Wind, directed by Christopher Guest, starring Bob Balaban, Eugene Levy, Jane Lynch, Michael McKean, Catherine O’Hara, Harry Shearer
  • The Missing – directed by Ron Howard, starring Tommy Lee Jones & Cate Blanchett
  • Mona Lisa Smile* – starring Julia Roberts, Julia Stiles, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Kirsten Dunst
  • Monsieur Ibrahim – starring Omar Sharif – aka Monsieur Ibrahim et les fleurs du Coran – France
  • Monsieur N. – (France/UK)
  • Monster – directed by Patty Jenkins, starring Charlize Theron & Christina Ricci
  • Monster Man
  • Most (a.k.a. The Bridge) – (Czech Republic)
  • The Mother, starring Anne Reid and Daniel Craig – (UK)
  • Mother Teresa of Calcutta, starring Olivia Hussey
  • Mr. Butterfly (Nabi) – (South Korea)
  • Munna Bhai M.B.B.S., starring Sanjay Dutt – (India: Hindi)
  • Mutt Boy (Ddong Gae) – (South Korea)
  • My Boss’s Daughter – directed by David Zucker, starring Ashton Kutcher, Tara Reid, Terence Stamp
  • My Father and I (Wo he Baba) – (China)
  • My Life Without Me, starring Sarah Polley – (Spain/Canada)
  • Mystic River – directed by Clint Eastwood, starring Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, Kevin Bacon, Laurence Fishburne, Marcia Gay Harden, & Laura Linney
  • Narradores de Javé (The Storytellers) – (Brazil)
  • Nathalie…, starring Fanny Ardant, Emmanuelle Béart, Gérard Depardieu – (France)
  • National Security, starring Martin Lawrence and Steve Zahn
  • Natural City (내츄럴 시티) – (South Korea)
  • Ned – (Australia)
  • Ned Kelly – directed by Gregor Jordan, starring Heath Ledger, Orlando Bloom, Naomi Watts, & Geoffrey Rush – Australia
  • Nemesis Game – (New Zealand/Canada)
  • Nicotina (Nicotine) – (Mexico)
  • Nina’s Tragedies (Ha-Asonot Shel Nina) – (Israel)
  • No Good Deed – directed by Bob Rafelson, starring Samuel L. Jackson, Milla Jovovich, & Stellan Skarsgård
  • Noi the Albino (Nói albinói) – (Iceland)
  • Nousukausi (Upswing) – (Finland)
  • Nuan – (China)
  • OK Baytong – (Thailand)
  • Okkadu, directed by Gunasekhar – (India: Telugu)
  • Oldboy (올드보이) – directed by Park Chan-wook, starring Choi Min-sik – (South Korea) – winner of 2004 Grand Prix
  • Old School* – starring Will Ferrell, Luke Wilson, Vince Vaughn
  • The Olive Harvest – (Palestine)
  • Once Upon a Time in Mexico – directed by Robert Rodriguez, starring Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Johnny Depp, Mickey Rourke, Eva Mendes, Danny Trejo, Enrique Iglesias, Marco Leonardi, Cheech Marin, Rubén Blades, & Willem Dafoe
  • Ong-Bak: Muay Thai Warrior* -starring Tony Jaa – Thailand
  • Open Range – directed by and starring Kevin Costner, with Robert Duvall & Annette Bening
  • Open Water
  • The Order – directed by Brian Helgeland, starring Heath Ledger, Benno Fürmann, Mark Addy, Shannyn Sossamon, & Peter Weller a Germany/US
  • Osama – Afghanistan
  • Osuofia in London – (Nigeria)
  • Out of Time – starring Denzel Washington & Eva Mendes
  • Owning Mahowny – starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, John Hurt, Minnie Driver – Canada/UK
  • PTU (a.k.a. PTU: Police Tactical Unit) – (Hong Kong)
  • Paloh – (Malaysia)
  • Paycheck – directed by John Woo, starring Ben Affleck, Uma Thurman, Aaron Eckhart
  • Party Monster – starring Macaulay Culkin & Seth Green
  • Peter Pan – Australia/UK/US
  • Pieces of April – directed by Peter Hedges, starring Katie Holmes, Patricia Clarkson, Oliver Platt
  • Piglet’s Big Movie
  • Pinjar – (India: Hindi)
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl* – directed by Gore Vidal, starring Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley
  • Pokémon Heroes – Japan
  • Politiki Kouzina (A Touch of Spice) – (Greece/Turkey)
  • Prey for Rock & Roll, starring Gina Gershon
  • The Professional (Profesionalac) – (Serbia)
  • Radio – starring Cuba Gooding Jr. & Ed Harris
  • The Rage in Placid Lake – directed by Tony McNamara, starring Ben Lee, Rose Byrne, Miranda Richardson, Garry McDonald – Australia
  • Rahtree: Flower of the Night (Buppah Rahtree) – (Thailand)
  • The Reckoning, starring Willem Dafoe and Paul Bettany – (UK/Spain)
  • Reconstruction – (Denmark)
  • The Recruit – starring Al Pacino & Colin Farrell
  • Remake, starring François Berléand and Évelyne Bouix – (Bosnia & Herzegovina/France/Turkey)
  • Remember Me, My Love (Ricordati di me) – (Italy)
  • The Return (Vozvrashchenie) – (Russia)
  • Revengers Tragedy, directed by Alex Cox, starring Christopher Eccleston and Eddie Izzard – (UK)
  • Reversal of Fortune (Yeokjeone sanda) – (South Korea)
  • The Room** – directed by and starring Tommy Wiseau
  • Rugrats Go Wild – starring the voices of E.G. Daily, Nancy Cartwright, Kath Soucie, Dionne Quan, Cheryl Chase, Tim Curry, & Bruce Willis
  • Runaway Jury – starring John Cusack, Gene Hackman, Dustin Hoffman, Rachel Weisz
  • The Rundown – starring Dwayne Johnson, Seann William Scott, Christopher Walken, Rosario Dawson
  • Running on Karma (Daai zek lou), starring Andy Lau – (Hong Kong)
  • S-21: The Khmer Rouge Killing Machine – (Cambodia/France)
  • S.W.A.T. – starring Samuel L. Jackson, LL Cool J, Colin Farrell
  • The Saddest Music in the World, starring Isabella Rossellini – (Canada)
  • Save the Green Planet! (Jigureul Jikyeora!) – (South Korea)
  • Scary Movie 3, starring Anna Faris, Charlie Sheen, Pamela Anderson
  • Scent of Love (Gukhwaggot hyanggi) – (South Korea)
  • School of Rock* – directed by Richard Linklater, starring Jack Black, Joan Cusack, Mike White, Sarah Silverman
  • Schultze Gets the Blues – (Germany)
  • Seabiscuit – directed by Gary Ross, starring Tobey Maguire, Jeff Bridges, Chris Cooper, Elizabeth Banks, William H. Macy
  • Secondhand Lions – starring Haley Joel Osment, Robert Duvall, Michael Caine
  • Seducing Doctor Lewis (La grande séduction) – (Canada)
  • Sexo con Amor (Sex with Love) – (Chile)
  • Shanghai Knights – starring Jackie Chan & Owen Wilson
  • Shara (Sharasōju) – (Japan)
  • Shattered Glass, starring Hayden Christensen, Chloë Sevigny, Peter Sarsgaard, Hank Azaria
  • Shelter Dogs
  • Silmido – (South Korea)
  • Simhadri (సింహాద్రి), directed by S. S. Rajamouli (India: Telugu)
  • Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas – starring the voices of Brad Pitt, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Michelle Pfeiffer, & Joseph Fiennes
  • The Singing Detective – directed by Kieth Gordon, starring Robert Downey Jr., Katie Holmes, Adrien Brody, Robin Wright, Jeremy Northam, Mel Gibson, & Carla Gugino
  • Singles – (South Korea)
  • Slim Susie (Smala Sussie) – (Sweden)
  • The Snow Walker – (Canada)
  • Soldados de Salamina (The Soldiers of Salamis) – (Spain)
  • Something’s Gotta Give* – directed by Nancy Meyers, starring Jack Nicholson, Diane Keaton, Keanu Reeves, Amanda Peet, Frances McDormand, Paul Michael Glaser, Jon Favreau, & KaDee Strickland
  • Song for a Raggy Boy, starring Aidan Quinn – (Ireland)
  • The Southern Cross (La cruz del sur) – (Argentina)
  • Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter… and Spring (Bom yeoreum gaeul gyeoul geurigo bom) – (South Korea)
  • Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over* – directed by Robert Rodriguez, starring Antonio Banderas, Carla Gugino, Alexa Vega, Daryl Sabara, Ricardo Montalbán, Holland Taylor, Sylvester Stallone, Mike Judge, Salma Hayek, & Cheech Marin
  • The Station Agent – directed by Tom McCarthy, starring Peter Dinklage, Patricia Clarkson, Bobby Cannavale, Michelle Williams, & John Slattery
  • The Statement – directed by Norman Jewison, starring Michael Caine & Tilda Swinton – Canada/UK/France
  • The Story of Marie and Julien – directed by Jacques Rivette, starring Emmanuelle Béart – France
  • The Story of the Weeping Camel (Ingen nulims) – (Mongolia/Germany)
  • Stuck on You – directed by the Farrelly Brothers, starring Matt Damon & Greg Kinnear
  • Summer in the Golden Valley (Ljeto u zlatnoj dolini) – (Bosnia & Herzegovina/France/UK)
  • Svidd neger (Burned Negro) – (Norway)
  • Swimming Pool, starring Charlotte Rampling – (France/UK)
  • Swimming Upstream – (Australia)
  • Sylvia, starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Daniel Craig – (UK/US)
  • Tagore (ఠాగూర్), directed by V.V. Vinayak (India: Telugu)
  • Tais-toi ! (Shut Up!), starring Gérard Depardieu and Jean Reno – (France)
  • Take My Eyes (Te doy mis ojos) – (Spain)
  • A Tale of Two Sisters (Janghwa, Hongryeon) – (South Korea)
  • A Talking Picture – directed by Manoel de Oliveira, starring Catherine Deneuve, John Malkovich, Irene Papas – Portugal
  • Tears of the Sun – directed by Antoine Fuqua, starring Bruce Willis, Monica Bellucci
  • Teesh and Trude – (Australia)
  • Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Claire Danes, Nick Stahl, Kristanna Loken
  • The Tesseract – directed by Oxide Pang, starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers – Thailand/Japan/UK
  • Testosterone – starring Antonio Sabàto Jr. – US/Argentina
  • The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, starring Jessica Biel
  • That Day (Ce jour-là), directed by Raúl Ruiz – (France)
  • Thirteen – starring Evan Rachel Wood, Nikki Reed, & Holly Hunter
  • This Girl’s Life
  • A Thousand Clouds of Peace (Mil nubes de paz cercan el cielo) – (Mexico)
  • A Thousand Months (Mille Mois) – (Morocco/France)
  • Tie Xi Qu: West of the Tracks (Tiexi Qu) – (China)
  • Till There Was You – Philippines
  • Timeline – directed by Richard Donner, starring Frances O’Connor, Paul Walker, Gerard Butler
  • Tiresia – France
  • Today and Tomorrow – Argentina
  • Tokyo Godfathers** – directed by Satoshi Kon – Japan
  • Torremolinos 73 – (Spain)
  • Touching the Void – (UK)
  • Travellers and Magicians (ཆང་ཧུབ་ཐེངས་གཅིག་གི་འཁྲུལ་སྣང) – (Bhutan)
  • The Triplets of Belleville (Les Triplettes de Belleville) – (France/Belgium/Canada)
  • Tupac: Resurrection
  • Turn Left, Turn Right (Xiang zuo zou, xiang you zou) – (Hong Kong/Singapore)
  • Twist, starring Nick Stahl – (Canada)
  • Two Days – starring Paul Rudd
  • Ultraman Cosmos vs. Ultraman Justice: The Final Battle – Japan
  • Uncle Nino, starring Joe Mantegna
  • Under the Tuscan Sun, starring Diane Lane – (US/Italy)
  • Underworld* – starring Kate Beckinsale & Scott Speedman – UK/US/Germany/Hungary
  • Untold Scandal (Joseon namnyeo sangyeoljisa) – (South Korea)
  • Uptown Girls, starring Brittany Murphy, Dakota Fanning, Heather Locklear
  • Utterly Alone (Vienui Vieni) – (Lithuania)
  • V-Day: Until the Violence Stops
  • Veronica Guerin – directed by Joel Schumacher, starring Cate Blanchett – Ireland/UK/US
  • Vida de Menina – (Brazil)
  • View from the Top* – starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Christina Applegate, Mark Ruffalo, Mike Myers
  • Vodka Lemon – (Armenia)
  • Vozvrashcheniye (The Return) – Russia
  • What a Girl Wants, starring Amanda Bynes, Colin Firth, Kelly Preston
  • When the Last Sword is Drawn (Mibu Gishi Den) – (Japan)
  • The Whore and the Whale (La puta y la ballena) – (Argentina)
  • Willard – directed by Glen Morgan, starring Crispin Glover, R. Lee Ermey and Laura Elena Harring
  • Witnesses (Svjedoci) – (Croatia)
  • Wonderful Days (원더풀 데이즈), – (South Korea)
  • Wonderland, starring Val Kilmer and Lisa Kudrow
  • Wondrous Oblivion, starring Delroy Lindo – (UK)
  • Wrong Turn, starring Eliza Dushku and Desmond Harrington
  • X2: X-Men United* – directed by Bryan Singer, starring Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Halle Berry, Ian McKellen, Anna Paquin
  • The Yes Men
  • Young Adam – directed by David Mackenzie, starring Ewan McGregor, Tilda Swinton, Peter Mullan, Ewan Stewart, & Emily Mortimer – UK
  • The Young Black Stallion
  • Zatōichi: The Blind Swordsman – directed by and starring Takeshi Kitano – Japan
  • Želary – (Czech Republic/Slovakia)
  • Zhou Yu’s Train (zhōu yú de huǒchē), starring Gong Li and Tony Leung – (China)