2006

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)

  • 13 Tzameti (France)
  • 16 Blocks – directed by Richard Donner, starring Bruce Willis, Mos Def, and David Morse
  • 200 Pounds of Beauty (South Korea)
  • Aachi & Ssipak (South Korea)
  • Accepted*
  • Ad-lib Night (South Korea)
  • Akeelah and the Bee
  • All the King’s Men
  • Almost Love (South Korea)
  • American Dreamz
  • An American Haunting
  • Annapolis
  • The Ant Bully
  • Apocalypto
  • Art School Confidential
  • As You Like It (UK)
  • ATL
  • Aquamarine
  • Babel
  • Barnyard
  • Basic Instinct 2
  • The Benchwarmers
  • Beerfest
  • Big Momma’s House 2
  • Black Christmas
  • The Black Dahlia – directed by Brian De Palma, starring Josh Hartnett, Scarlett Johansson, Aaron Eckhart, Hilary Swank, and Mia Kirshner
  • Bled Number One (France)
  • Blood Diamond
  • BloodRayne
  • Bobby – directed by Emilio Estevez, starring Harry Belafonte, Joy Bryant, Nick Cannon, Laurence Fishburne, Spencer Garrett, Helen Hunt, Anthony Hopkins, Ashton Kutcher, Shia LaBeouf, Lindsay Lohan, William H. Macy, Demi Moore, Martin Sheen, Christian Slater, Sharon Stone, Freddy Rodriguez, Heather Graham, Elijah Wood and Estevez
  • Borat! Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan
  • The Break-Up
  • Breaking and Entering
  • Cars
  • Cashback (UK)
  • Casino Royale
  • Catch a Fire
  • Charlie Says (France)
  • Charlotte’s Web
  • Children of Men* – directed by Alfonso Cuarón, starring Clive Owen, Clare-Hope Ashitey, Julianne Moore, Michael Caine, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Pam Ferris, and Charlie Hunnam
  • Clerks II* – directed by Kevin Smith, starring Brian O’Halloran, Jeff Anderson, Rosario Dawson, Trevor Fehrman, Jennifer Schwalbach Smith, Jason Mewes, and Smith
  • Click – directed by Frank Coraci, starring Adam Sandler, Kate Beckinsale, Christopher Walken, Henry Winkler, David Hasselhoff, Julie Kavner, Sean Astin
  • The Covenant
  • Crank
  • Crossover
  • Curious George
  • The Da Vinci Code – directed by Ron Howard, starring Tom Hanks, Audrey Tautou, Ian McKellen, Alfred Molina, Jürgen Prochnow, Jean Reno and Paul Bettany
  • Dasepo Naughty Girls (South Korea)
  • Date Movie
  • Dave Chappelle’s Black Party
  • Deck the Halls
  • Déjà Vu – directed by Tony Scott, starring Denzel Washington, Paula Patton, Jim Caviezel, Val Kilmer, Adam Goldberg and Bruce Greenwood
  • directed by Tom DiCillo, starring Steve Buscemi, Michael Pitt, Alison Lohman, Gina Gershon, Callie Thorne, Kevin Corrigan, & Richard Short
  • The Departed – directed by Martin Scorsese, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, and Mark Wahlberg, with Martin Sheen, Ray Winstone, Vera Farmiga, and Alec Baldwin
  • The Devil Wears Prada
  • Dirty Sanchez: The Movie
  • Dreamgirls
  • Driving Lessons (UK)
  • Employee of the Month
  • End of the Spear
  • Eight Below
  • Eragon
  • Everyone’s Hero – directed by Colin Brady, Christopher Reeve & Daniel St. Pierre, starring the voices of Jake T. Austin, Rob Reiner, William H. Macy, Brian Dennehy, Raven-Symoné, Robert Wagner, Richard Kind, Joe Torre, Dana Reeve, Mandy Patinkin, Forest Whitaker, Whoopi Goldberg, and Robin Williams
  • Facing the Giants
  • Failure to Launch
  • The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift
  • Final Destination 3
  • Firewall
  • Flags of our Fathers – directed by Clint Eastwood, starring Ryan Phillippe, Jesse Bradford, Adam Beach, Barry Pepper, Jamie Bell, Robert Patrick, Neal McDonough
  • Flanders (France)
  • Flicka
  • For Your Consideration – directed by and starring Christopher Guest, with Bob Balaban, Jennifer Coolidge, John Michael Higgins, Eugene Levy, Jane Lynch, Michael McKean, Catherine O’Hara, Parker Posey, Harry Shearer, & Fred Willard
  • The Fountain – directed by Darren Aronofsky, starring Hugh Jackman, Rachel Weisz, & Ellen Burstyn
  • Flushed Away
  • Flyboys
  • Freedomland
  • Friends with Money – directed by Nicole Holofcener, starring Jennifer Aniston, Joan Cusack, Catherine Keener, Frances McDormand, Jason Isaacs, Scott Caan, Simon McBurney, & Greg Germann
  • Gamera the Brave (Japan)
  • Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties
  • The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (Japan)
  • Glory Road
  • The Good Shepherd
  • A Good Year
  • Grandma’s Boy
  • Gridiron Gang
  • Griffin and Phoenix
  • The Grudge 2
  • The Guardian
  • Happy Feet
  • Harsh Times
  • The Hills Have Eyes
  • The History Boys (UK)
  • The Holiday*
  • Hoodwinked!
  • Hoot
  • The Host (South Korea)
  • Hostel
  • How to Eat Fried Worms
  • Idlewild
  • Idiocracy
  • Ice Age: The Meltdown
  • The Illusionist*
  • I’m a Cyborg, But That’s OK – directed by Chan-wook Park – South Korea
  • Invincible – directed by Ericson Core, starring Mark Wahlberg, Greg Kinnear, Elizabeth Banks, & Michael Rispoli
  • Inside Man – directed by Spike Lee, starring Denzel Washington, Clive Owen, Jodie Foster, Christopher Plummer, Willem Dafoe, & Chiwetel Ejiofor
  • Jackass Number Two
  • Japan Sinks – Japan
  • John Tucker Must Die
  • Just My Luck
  • Lady in the Water* – directed by M. Night Shyamalan, starring Paul Giamatti, Bryce Dallas Howard, Bob Balaban, Jeffrey Wright, Sarita Choudhury, Freddy Rodriguez, Bill Irwin, & Jared Harris
  • The Lake House – directed by Alejandro Agresti, starring Keanu Reeves, Sandra Bullock, Dylan Walsh, Shohreh Aghdashloo, & Christopher Plummer
  • Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector
  • Last Holiday – directed by Wayne Wang, starring Queen Latifah, LL Cool J, Timothy Hutton, Gérard Depardieu, Alicia Witt, & Giancarlo Esposito
  • The Last King of Scotland – directed by Kevin Macdonald, starring Forest Whitaker, James McAvoy, Kerry Washington, & Simon McBurney
  • The Last Kiss – directed by Gabriele Muccino, starring Zach Braff, Jacinda Barrett, Casey Affleck, Rachel Bilson, Michael Weston, Eric Christian Olsen, Marley Shelton, Harold Ramis, Blythe Danner, & Tom Wilkinson
  • Let’s Go to Prison
  • Letters to Iwo Jima – directed by Clint Eastwood, starring Ken Watanabe, Kazunari Ninomiya, Tsuyoshi Ihara, Ryō Kase, & Shidō Nakamura
  • Little Man
  • Little Miss Sunshine* – directed by Jonathan Dayton & Valerie Faris, starring Greg Kinnear, Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Paul Dano, Abigail Breslin, & Alan Arkin
  • Lucky Number Slevin – directed by Paul McGuigan, starring Josh Hartnett, Bruce Willis, Lucy Liu, Stanley Tucci, Morgan Freeman, & Ben Kingsley
  • Madea’s Family Reunion
  • Man of the Year – directed by Barry Levinson, starring Robin Williams, Christopher Walken, Laura Linney, Lewis Black, & Jeff Goldblum
  • Marie Antoinette – directed by Sofia Coppola, starring Kirsten Dunst, Jason Schwartzman, Judy Davis, Rip Torn, Rose Byrne, Asia Argento, Molly Shannon, Shirley Henderson, Danny Huston, & Steve Coogan
  • The Marine
  • Marrying the Mafia III – South Korea
  • Material Girls – directed by Martha Coolidge, starring Hilary Duff, Haylie Duff, Anjelica Huston, Lukas Haas, Maria Conchita Alonzo, & Brent Spiner
  • Miami Vice – directed by Michael Mann, starring Colin Farrell, Jamie Foxx, Gong Li, Justin Theroux, Naomie Harris, Ciarán Hinds, Barry Shabaka Henley, Luis Tosar, and John Ortiz, Isaach De Bankolé, & Eddie Marsan
  • Miss Potter – directed by Chris Noonan, starring Renée Zellweger, Ewan McGregor, Lloyd Owen, Bill Paterson, & Emily Watson
  • Mission: Impossible III – directed by J.J. Abrams, starring Tom Cruise, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Ving Rhames, Billy Crudup, Michelle Monaghan, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Keri Russell, Maggie Q, Laurence Fishburne, & Simon Pegg
  • Monster House – directed by Gil Kenan, starring voices of Mitchel Musso, Sam Lerner, Spencer Locke, Steve Buscemi, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Kevin James, Nick Cannon, Jason Lee, Fred Willard, Jon Heder, Catherine O’Hara, & Kathleen Turner
  • My Super Ex-Girlfriend – directed by Ivan Reitman, starring Luke Wilson, Uma Thurman, Anna Faris, Eddie Izzard, Rainn Wilson, & Wanda Sykes
  • My Wife is a Gangster 3 – South Korea
  • Nacho Libre – directed by Jared Hess, starring Jack Black, Ana de la Reguera, Héctor Jiménez, & Peter Stormare
  • Nana 2 – Japan
  • The Nativity Story – directed by Catherine Hardwicke, starring Keisha Castle-Hughes & Oscar Isaac
  • Night at the Museum – directed by Shawn Levy, starring Ben Stiller, Carla Gugino, Dick Van Dyke, Mickey Rooney, Bill Cobbs, & Robin Williams
  • The Night Listener – directed by Patrick Stettner, starring Robin Williams, Toni Collette, Bobby Cannavale, Joe Morton, Rory Culkin, & Sandra Oh
  • Notes on a Scandal – directed by Richard Eyre, starring Judi Dench & Cate Blanchett
  • The Omen – directed by John Moore, starring Julia Stiles, Liev Schreiber, Mia Farrow, David Thewlis, Pete Postlethwaite, Michael Gambon, & Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick
  • One Night with the King – directed by Michael O. Sajbel, starring Tiffany Dupont, Luke Goss. John Rhys-Davies, John Noble, Tommy “Tiny” Lister, James Callis, Jonah Lotan, Peter O’Toole, & Omar Sharif
  • Open Season – directed by Roger Allers & Jill Culton, starring voices of Martin Lawrence, Ashton Kutcher, Gary Sinise, Debra Messing, Billy Connolly, Jon Favreau, Georgia Engel, Jane Krakowski, Gordon Tootoosis, & Patrick Warburton
  • OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies – directed by Michel Hazanavicius, starring Jean Dujardin, Bérénice Bejo, & Aure Atika – France
  • Over the Hedge – directed by Tim Johnson & Karey Kirkpatrick, starring the voices of Bruce Willis, Garry Shandling, Steve Carell, William Shatner, Wanda Sykes, & Nick Nolte
  • Paprika – directed by Satoshi Kon – (Japan)
  • Paris, je t’aime – directed by Emmanuel Benbihy, Joel & Ethan Coen, Nobuhiro Suwa, Olivier Assayas, Gus Van Sant, Gurinder Chadha, Frédéric Auburtin & Gérard Depardie, Sylvain Chomet, Vincenzo Natali, Richard LaGravenese, Tom Tykwer, Isabel Coixet Castillo, Christopher Doyle, Alexander Payne, Walter Salles & Daniela Thomas, Alfonso Cuarón, Bruno Podalydès, Oliver Schmitz, & Wes Craven – anthology
  • Perfume: The Story of a Murderer – directed by Tom Tykwer, starring Ben Whishaw, Alan Rickman, Rachel Hurd-Wood, Dustin Hoffman, & narrated by John Hurt
  • Phat Girlz
  • The Pink Panther – directed by Shawn Levy, starring Steve Martin, Kevin Kline, Jean Reno, Emily Mortimer, & Beyoncé Knowles
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest* – directed by Gore Verbinski, starring Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley, Stellan Skarsgård, Bill Nighy, Jack Davenport, Kevin R. McNally, & Jonathan Pryce
  • Poseidon – directed by Wolfgang Peterson, starring Kurt Russell, Josh Lucas, Richard Dreyfuss, Emmy Rossum, Jacinda Barrett, Mike Vogel, Jimmy Bennett, & Andre Braugher
  • A Prairie Home Companion – directed by Robert Altman, starring Woody Harrelson, Tommy Lee Jones, Garrison Keillor, Kevin Kline, Lindsay Lohan, Virginia Madsen, John C. Reilly, Maya Rudolph, Meryl Streep, & Lily Tomlin
  • The Prestige – directed by Christopher Nolan, starring Hugh Jackman, Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Scarlett Johansson, Rebecca Hall, & Andy Serkis, & David Bowie
  • Pulse
  • The Pursuit of Happyness* – directed by Gabriele Muccino, starring Will Smith, Thandiwe Newton, & Jaden Smith
  • The Queen – directed by Stephen Frears, starring Helen Mirren, Michael Sheen, James Cromwell, Helen McCrory, Alex Jennings, Roger Allam, & Sylvia Syms
  • The Return
  • Rocky Balboa – directed by & starring Sylvester Stallone, with Burt Young, Antonio Tarver, Milo Ventimiglia, Geraldine Hughes, & Tony Burton
  • Running Scared – directed by Wayne Kramer, starring Paul Walker, Cameron Bright, Vera Farmiga, & Chazz Palminteri
  • Running with Scissors – directed by Ryan Murphy, starring Joseph Cross, Annette Bening, Brian Cox, Joseph Fiennes, Evan Rachel Wood, Alec Baldwin, Jill Clayburgh, & Gwyneth Paltrow
  • RV – directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, starring Robin Williams, Cheryl Hines, Joanna Levesque, Josh Hutcherson, Kristin Chenoweth, & Jeff Daniels
  • Salvage
  • The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause – directed by Michael Lembeck, starring Tim Allen, Elizabeth Mitchell, Judge Reinhold, Wendy Crewson, Ann-Margret, Eric Lloyd, Spencer Breslin, Liliana Mumy, Alan Arkin, & Martin Short
  • Saw III
  • Severance – directed by Christopher Smith, starring Danny Dyer, Laura Harris, Tim McInnerny, Toby Stephens, Claudie Blakley, Andy Nyman, & Babou Ceesay
  • Scary Movie 4 – directed by David Zucker, starring Anna Faris, Regina Hall, Craig Bierko, Bill Pullman, Anthony Anderson, Carmen Electra, Chris Elliott, Kevin Hart, Cloris Leachman, Michael Madsen, Phil McGraw, Leslie Nielsen, Shaquille O’Neal, & Molly Shannon
  • School for Scoundrels – directed by Todd Phillips, starring Billy Bob Thornton, Jon Heder, Jacinda Barrett, Luis Guzmán, David Cross, Horatio Sanz, Sarah Silverman, & Michael Clarke Duncan
  • The Science of Sleep – directed by Michel Gondry, starring Gael García Bernal, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Miou-Miou, & Alain Chaba
  • Scoop – directed by and starring Woody Allen, with Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson, & Ian McShane
  • The Secret
  • See No Evil
  • The Sentinel – directed by Clark Johnson, starring Michael Douglas, Michael Douglas, Kiefer Sutherland, Eva Longoria, Martin Donovan, & Kim Basinger
  • The Shaggy Dog – directed by Brian Robbins, starring Tim Allen, Robert Downey Jr., Kristin Davis, Danny Glover, Spencer Breslin, Jane Curtin, Zena Grey, & Philip Baker Hall
  • She’s the Man – directed by Andy Fickman, starring Amanda Bynes, Channing Tatum, Laura Ramsey, Vinnie Jones, & David Cross
  • Slither – directed by James Gunn, starring Nathan Fillion, Elizabeth Banks, Tania Saulnier, Gregg Henry, & Michael Rooker
  • Snakes on a Plane* – directed by David R. Ellis, starring Samuel L. Jackson, Julianna Margulies, Nathan Phillips, Bobby Cannavale, Flex Alexander, Todd Louiso, Sunny Mabrey, Kenan Thompson, Elsa Pataky, & David Koechner
  • Something New
  • Stay Alive
  • Step Up – directed by Anne Fletcher, starring Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan, Mario, Drew Sidora, & Rachel Griffiths
  • Stick It – directed by Jessica Bendinger, starring Jeff Bridges, Missy Peregrym, & Vanessa Lengies
  • Stranger Than Fiction – directed by Marc Forster, starring Will Ferrell, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Dustin Hoffman, Queen Latifah, & Emma Thompson
  • Superman Returns
  • Take the Lead
  • Tales from Earthsea – Japan
  • Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby – directed by Adam McKay, starring Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Sacha Baron Cohen, Gary Cole, Michael Clarke Duncan, Leslie Bibb, Jane Lynch, & Amy Adams
  • Tekkon Kinkreet – Japan
  • Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny – directed by Liam Lynch, starring Jack Black & Kyle Gass
  • The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning
  • Thank You for Smoking – directed by Jason Reitman, starring Aaron Eckhart, Maria Bello, Cameron Bright, Adam Brody, Sam Elliott, Katie Holmes, David Koechner, Rob Lowe, William H. Macy, J.K. Simmons, & Robert Duval
  • The Tiger Brigade (France)
  • The Tiger’s Tail – directed by John Boorman, starring Brendan Gleeson, Kim Cattrall, Sinéad Cusack, Sean McGinley, & Ciarán Hinds – Ireland
  • Tristan and Isolde – directed by Kevin Reynolds, starring James Franco, Sophia Myles, Rufus Sewell, Mark Strong, & Henry Cavill
  • Turistas
  • Ultraviolet – directed by Kurt Wimmer, starring Milla Jovovich, Cameron Bright, Nick Chinlund, & William Fichtner
  • Unaccompanied Minors – directed by Paul Feig, starring Lewis Black, Wilmer Valderrama, Tyler James Williams, Dyllan Christopher, Brett Kelly, Gia Mantegna, & Quinn Shephard
  • Underworld: Evolution – directed by Len Wiseman, starring Kate Beckinsale, Scott Speedman, Tony Curran, Shane Brolly, Steven Mackintosh, Derek Jacobi, & Bill Nighy
  • Unidentified
  • United 93 – directed by Paul Greengrass
  • V for Vendetta – directed by James McTeigue, written by the Wachowskis, starring Natalie Portman, Hugo Weaving, Stephen Rea, Stephen Fry, & John Hurt
  • Van Wilder: The Rise of Taj
  • Venus – directed by Roger Michell, starring Peter O’Toole, Leslie Phillips, Jodie Whittaker, Richard Griffiths, & Vanessa Redgrave – UK
  • Waist Deep
  • We Are Marshall – directed by McG, starring Matthew McConaughey, Matthew Fox, Ian McShane, Anthony Mackie, Kate Mara, January Jones, Brian Geraghty, & David Strathairn
  • When a Stranger Calls
  • The Wicker Man – directed by Neil LaBute, starring Nicolas Cage, Ellen Burstyn, Kate Beahan, Frances Conroy, Molly Parker, Leelee Sobieski, & Diane Delano
  • The Wild – directed by Steve “Spaz” Williams, starring voices of Kiefer Sutherland, Jim Belushi, Janeane Garofalo, Greg Cipes, Eddie Izzard, Richard Kind, & William Shatner
  • World Trade Center – directed by Oliver Stone, starring Nicolas Cage, Maria Bello, Michael Peña, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Stephen Dorff & Michael Shannon
  • X-Men: The Last Stand* – directed by Brett Ratner, starring Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Ian McKellen, Famke Janssen, Anna Paquin, Kelsey Grammer, James Marsden, Rebecca Romijn, Shawn Ashmore, Aaron Stanford, Vinnie Jones, & Patrick Stewart
  • You, Me and Dupree – directed by Anthony & Joe Russo, starring Owen Wilson, Kate Hudson, Matt Dillon, Seth Rogen, Amanda Detmer, Todd Stashwick, & Michael Douglas
  • Zoom