Texan Charles Farmer (Billy Bob Thornton) left the Air Force as a young man to save his family's ranch following the death of his father. Refusing to abandon his dream of traveling to space, Farmer decides to build a rocket in his barn. Despite the FBI placing him under surveillance, Charlie refuses to admit failure and decides to proceed with the launch with the support of his wife (Virginia Madsen) and children. Directed by Michael Polish. With Bruce Dern, Tim Blake Nelson and J.K. Simmons. Categories: Adventure, Drama. Year: 2006.
2006 in The Astronaut Farmer
Grant (Gordon Pinsent) and Fiona (Julie Christie), an Ontario couple who have been married for over 40 years, must face the reality of Alzheimer's that hangs like a cloud over their twilight years. With Fiona confined to a nursing home, Grant abides by the institution's policy of not allowing visitors during patients' first 30 days. But, when Grant is finally allowed to see his wife, he discovers that she has made a connection with Aubrey (Michael Murphy), a wheel chair-bound mute, and no longer remembers her loving husband. Directed by Sarah Polley. With Olympia Dukakis and Wendy Crewson. Categories: Drama, Romance. Year: 2006.
2006 in Away from Her
In the remote sands of the Moroccan desert, a rifle shot rings out, detonating a chain of events that will link an American tourist couple’s frantic struggle to survive, two Moroccan boys involved in an accidental crime, a nanny illegally crossing into Mexico with two American children, and a rebelious Japanese teen whose father is sought by the police in Tokyo. Directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu. With Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett and Gael García Bernal. Categories: Drama, Thriller. Year: 2006.
2006 in Babel
Penélope Cruz and Salma Hayek star as two female Latinas who begin robbing banks in turn-of-the-century Mexico when a corrupt railroad baron starts bankrupting the locals. Cruz plays a farmer's daughter, while Hayek is from a wealthy family. Sam Shepherd plays the retired robber who shows them the ropes in this action-packed, comic Western. Directed by Espen Sandberg. Categories: Action, Comedy, Crime, Western. Year: 2006.
2006 in Bandidas
While the farmer's away, a cow named Otis (Kevin James) and his goofy farm animal friends sing, dance, party and play tricks on humans. But when Otis is suddenly forced to be responsible, he'll have to find the courage and confidence to be a leader. Directed by Steve Oedekerk. With Courteney Cox, Sam Elliott and Steve Oedekerk. Categories: Animation, Comedy, Family. Year: 2006.
2006 in Barnyard
After stumbling upon a secret international beer-drinking competition, two brothers (Paul Soter and Erik Stolhanske) gather an American team to train for the next competition. Their goal is to beat their pompous German cousins and win back a famous brewery that is rightfully theirs. Directed by Jay Chandrasekhar. With Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme, Mo'Nique, Cloris Leachman and Jürgen Prochnow. Categories: Comedy. Year: 2006.
2006 in Beerfest
The sequel to Behind Enemy Lines tells the story of a team of U.S. Navy SEALs assigned to destroy a North Korean missile site and avert a possible nuclear strike. But when the mission is abruptly aborted, some soldiers (Matt Bushell, Keith David, and Nicholas Gonzalez) are left stranded in enemy territory. In order to survive, they must defeat the rebel forces that threaten their lives. Directed by James Dodson. With Bruce McGill, Denis Arndt and Ben Cross. Categories: Action, Thriller. Year: 2006.
2006 in Behind Enemy Lines II: Axis of Evil
Richie (David Spade), Clark (Jon Heder) and Gus (Rob Schneider) have been picked on their entire lives. Hoping to make a change, these perpetual losers team up with a nerd millionaire named Mel (Jon Lovitz) and train to compete in a babeball tournament he's set up against all the Little League teams in the state. It's three against nine, but with Gus on their side the team looks unstopppable - that is until his teammates discover that he was once a bully himself. With the tournament on the line, Gus will have to find a way to make up for his past offenses and set things right with his best friends. Directed by: Dennis Dugan. With Nick Swardson, Reggie Jackson and Craig Kilborn. Categories: Comedy, Sports. Year: 2006.
2006 in The Benchwarmers
FBI special agent Malcolm Turner (Martin Lawrence) returns to action and goes undercover to nail his ex-partner's murderer. While posing as a nanny to infiltrate the house of a suspect, Turner grows attached to the three children he takes care of. Directed by John Whitesell. With Nia Long and Emily Procter. Categories: Comedy, Action, Thriller. Year: 2006.
2006 in Big Momma's House 2
Based on the true story of one of the most notorious crimes in California history, this film stars Josh Hartnett and Aaron Eckhart as two police detectives in 1940s Los Angeles. An aspiring actress (Mia Kirshner) is found murdered and mutilated and the detectives are put on the case. Bucky (Hartnett) begins a romance with a mysterious woman (Hilary Swank), who resembles the dead woman, and also gets involved in a love triangle with Lee (Eckhart) and his girlfriend (Scarlett Johansson). Directed by Brian De Palma. Categories: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller. Year: 2006.
2006 in The Black Dahlia
After Lazurus (Samuel L. Jackson), a God-fearing bluesman, has his wife run out on him, he finds Rae (Christina Ricci), a sex-obsessed young woman, beaten and left for dead in the middle of road. Seeking salvation of his own, Lazurus nurses Rae back to health and the two form a bond while trying to put their lives back together. Directed by Craig Brewer. With Justin Timberlake, S. Epatha Merkerson, John Cothran Jr. and Michael Raymond-James. Categories: Drama, Romance. Year: 2006.
2006 in Black Snake Moan
Danny (Chris Pine), a young, attractive, popular blind man, refuses to let his disability get in his way, except when it comes to women. Hoping to help Danny get over his nervousness around the opposite sex, his brother Larry (Eddie Kaye Thomas) sets him up on some dates, but they all end up being a total bust. Just when he had all but given up hope, Danny meets Leeza (Anjali Jay), a nurse that works in his eye doctor's office. The two seem destined for love, but their romance is hindered by the fact that Leeza's parents have already promised her to another man in an arranged marriage. Directed by James Keach. With Jane Seymour and Pooch Hall. Categories: Comedy, Romance. Year: 2006.
2006 in Blind Dating
The very different lives of Danny Archer (Leonardo DiCaprio), an ex-mercenary, and Solomon Vandy (Djimon Hounsou), a poor African fisherman, converge in the search for a rare and precious pink diamond. While in jail for smuggling, Danny learns that Solomon has hidden the precious stone. Knowing this, he convinces Solomon to trade the diamond in exchange for his assistance in locating his lost family. Aided by an idealistic American journalist, Maddy Bowen (Jennifer Connelly), the two journey through rebel territory in war-torn Sierra Leone in search for the diamond that can dramatically alter both of their lives. Directed by Edward Zwick. With Kagiso Kuypers, Arnold Vosloo, Antony Coleman and Benu Mabhena. Categories: Drama, Thriller. Year: 2006.
2006 in Blood Diamond
An all-star cast appears in Bobby, which tells the stories of 22 people at the hotel where then-presidential candidate Robert Kennedy was assassinated in1968, on the day leading up to his murder. Lindsay Lohan plays a young woman about to marry a man (Elijah Wood) so that he won't be drafted to fight in Vietnam. Sharon Stone is a beautician at the hotel salon, while Demi Moore is an alcoholic singer. Shia LaBeouf plays a Kennedy staffer who goes on an LSD trip with a hippie pusher (Ashton Kutcher). Directed by Emilio Estevez. With Helen Hunt, Heather Graham, Martin Sheen, Freddy Rodríguez, Anthony Hopkins, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Joshua Jackson, Christian Slater and Brian Geraghty. Categories: Drama. Year: 2006.
2006 in Bobby
Kazakhstani reporter Borat (Sacha Baron Cohen) comes to the United States to make a documentary on the greatest country in the world to share with his homeland. After seeing an episode of Baywatch, he quickly leaves his assignment behind and sets out to meet and marry Pamela Anderson. Traveling cross-country with his producer (Ken Davitian), Borat interacts with the Americans he meets with naive and unbridled enthusiasm, exposing their hidden prejudices along the way. Directed byLarry Charles. Categories: Comedy. Year: 2006.
2006 in Borat
Gary (Vince Vaughn) and Brooke (Jennifer Aniston) have a troubled relationship. Brooke, feeling neglected and underappreciated, decides to break-up with Gary to prove a point. But, when Gary misunderstands her true intentions, the mismatched pair follow the misguided advice of their family and friends, and beginning an all-out battle over their apartment and relationship supremacy. Directed by Peyton Reed. With Joey Lauren Adams, Jon Favreau, Jason Bateman and Justin Long. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Romance. Year: 2006.
2006 in The Break-Up
Jude Law plays a London high-tech entrepreneur. He is involved with a talented filmmaker (Robin Wright Penn) who has given up her work to care for her autistic daughter. When a young Bosnian immigrant (Rafi Gavron) breaks into his office, the entrepreneur follows the burglar home and meets his mother (Juliette Binoche). He and the mother are drawn into an intense relationship that takes both of them by surprise. Directed by Anthony Minghella. Categories: Drama, Romance, Thriller. Year: 2006.
2006 in Breaking and Entering
When a group of college friends fly to an isolated island for a short vacation, their retreat turns into a fight for survival. After discovering a pack of genetically-engineered killer dogs inhabiting the island, these friends must hold them off long enough to find a way to escape. Directed by Nicholas Mastandrea. With Michelle Rodriguez, Oliver Hudson, Taryn Manning. Categories: Horror, Thriller. Year: 2006.
2006 in The Breed
Agnes (Ashley Judd), a lonely waitress with a dark past, spends her days in run-down motel living in fear of her abusive, recently paroled ex-husband (Harry Connick Jr.). After meeting Peter (Michael Shannon), an eccentric, nervous war veteran, she begins to regain hope through their tenative romance. But, when Peter moves in and they spend more time together, their relationship deteriorates into paranoid, drug-fueled existence complicated by a mysterious bug infestation. Directed by William Friedkin. With Lynn Collins. Categories: Drama, Horror, Thriller. Year: 2006.
2006 in Bug
On his very first outing as a secret agent, James Bond (Daniel Craig) infiltrates a high stakes casino housing the banker to the world's most sinister terrorist organizations. The story begins during James Bond's formative years and reveals how he developed his taste for Aston Martins, martinis and beautiful women. Directed by Martin Campbell. With Eva Green, Judi Dench and Caterina Murino. Categories: Action, Adventure, Thriller, James Bond. Year: 2006.
2006 in Casino Royale
When Gray (Jennifer Garner) suddenly loses his fianc鬠she lets his three best friends (Timothy Olyphant, Kevin Smith and Sam Jaeger) move in with her, while she tries to cope. She learns that her fianc頨ad fathered a child with another woman and also has to deal with her growing attraction to one of his friends. Directed by Susannah Grant. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Romance. Year: 2006.
2006 in Catch and Release
Wilbur the pig is afraid of ending up on the dinner table. To make sure that it doesn't happen, he teams up with a farm girl named Fern (Dakota Fanning) and a spider named Charlotte (Julia Roberts) to hatch a plan to save his life. Directed by Gary Winick. With Oprah Winfrey, Steve Buscemi, Kathy Bates, John Cleese, Robert Redford and Cedric the Entertainer. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Based on a Novel. Year: 2006.
2006 in Charlotte's Web
In a world where humans have lost the ability to reproduce, chaos reigns as the world comes to grips with the likelihood of its own extinction. When the first woman to successfully become pregnant in 27 years is found, a disillusioned former activist (Clive Owen) is asked to help transport her to a hidden sanctuary, where her child's birth may help scientists save the future of humankind. With Julianne Moore, Michael Caine and Claire-Hope Ashitey. Categories: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller. Year: 2006.
2006 in Children of Men
Michael Newman (Adam Sandler) is a workaholic architect who has been neglecting his family to further his career. When a scientist named Morty (Christopher Walken) gives Michael a universal remote control that allows him to pause, rewind and fast forward his life, he takes full advantage of his new found power to avoid fights with his wife (Kate Beckinsale) and give his boss a little payback (David Hasselhoff). But, when the remote takes on a mind of its own, Michael sees how much of his personal life has passed him by. Directed byFrank Coraci. With Henry Winkler and Sean Astin. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy. Year: 2006.
2006 in Click