Ray Keene (John Cusack) takes his son on a hiking trip hoping to reconnect with the boy after his mother's death. But, when the pair witness a car wreck, Keene is tasked with bringing world-class assassin Frank Cardin (Morgan Freeman) to justice when the US Marshall escorting him dies from his injuries. In an attempt to redeem himself in the eyes of his son, Keene must evade the assassin's team who are methodically hunting them down in the wilderness. Directed by Bruce Beresford. With Jamie Anderson. Categories: Drama, Thriller, Crime. Year: 2006.
2006 in The Contract
The delicate power balance between the king (Yun-Fat Chow) and queen (Li Gong) of the Tang Dynasty becomes unstable as the king stuggles to control his empire and his family. The ailing queen has been carrying on an illicit affair with her stepson while the king works on an insidious plot. As the Chong Yang Festival commences, a revolt ensues, spilling blood all over the golden blossoms of the Imperial Palace. Directed by Yimou Zhang. With Ye Liu, Jin Chen, Jay Chou, Junjie Qin and Man Li. Categories: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Foreign Film. Year: 2006.
2006 in Curse of the Golden Flower
Professor Robert Langdon (Tom Hanks) is summoned to the Louvre after a body covered in mysterious writing is found. After escaping from a suspicious police inspector (Jean Reno), Langon and his new partner (Audrey Tautou) set off on an adventure as he attempts to unravel the code of the holy grail and solve the greatest mystery of all time. Directed by Ron Howard. With Ian McKellen, Paul Bettany and Alfred Molina. Categories: Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Based on a Novel. Year: 2006.
2006 in The Da Vinci Code
Anton (Konstantin Khabensky) continues his fight against the forces of Darkness while attempting to locate his son. The ancient battle between the forces of Light and Darkness wages on in the streets of Moscow as each side gains a powerful Great Other. One being Anton’s son, Yegor (Dmitry Martynov), who has become a "Dark Other", while Anton's love interest Svetlana (Mariya Poroshina) is the hope of the "Light". After Anton destroys evidence that would incriminate Yegor, he is accused of murder and must seek out the "Chalk of Fate" to save himself and those he loves. Directed by Timur Bekmambetov. With Galina Tyunina. Categories: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller. Year: 2006. Available October 30, 2007.
2006 in Day Watch
After Krista's (Brittany Murphy) dead body is found by a lonely caretaker (Toni Collette), a forensics graduate student (Rose Byrne), whose sister went missing as a child, believes the girl is her lost sibling. Meanwhile, a woman (Mary Beth Hurt) in an abusive relationship discovers a disturbing connection between her husband (Nick Searcy) and Krista's murder. And, Melora (Marcia Gay Harden), a mother searching for answers about her runaway daughter, finds help in her quest from another troubled young woman (Kerry Washington). Directed by Karen Moncrieff. With Piper Laurie, Giovanni Ribisi, Mary Steenburgen and Bruce Davison. Categories: Drama, Mystery, Thriller. Year: 2006.
2006 in The Dead Girl
The feeling of deja vu leads ATF agent Doug Carlin (Denzel Washington) on a quest to discover how a young woman's murder is connected to a tragic ferry bombing. Carlin races against time in an attempt to save the lives of hundreds and the murdered young woman, Claire (Paula Patton), who he begins to fall in love with while investigating the events leading up to her death. Directed by Tony Scott. With Val Kilmer, Bruce Greenwood, Adam Goldberg, James Caviezel, Erika Alexander and Enrique Castillo. Categories: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller. Year: 2006.
2006 in Deja Vu
Billy Costigan (Leonardo DiCaprio) is assigned to go undercover to infiltrate the mob syndicate run by gangland chief Costello (Jack Nicholson). While Billy is quickly gaining Costello's confidence, Colin Sullivan (Matt Damon), a hardened young criminal who has infiltrated the police department as an informer for the syndicate, is rising to a position of power in the Special Investigation Unit. Directed by Martin Scorsese. With Mark Wahlberg, Martin Sheen, Anthony Anderson, Alec Baldwin and Kevin Corrigan. Categories: Crime, Drama, Thriller. Year: 2006.
2006 in The Departed
Andrea Sachs (Anne Hathaway), a recent journalism graduate, lands a job at America’s premiere fashion magazine. However, she has neither style nor elegance, which is frequently pointed out by her coworker Emily (Emily Blunt) and her evil boss Miranda Priestley (Meryl Streep). Andrea puts up with Miranda as a means to an end: a recommendation from her translates to a job at any publication. To ensure success, Andrea transforms herself into the graceful, Chanel-clad assistant of Miranda’s dreams. But, not everyone is pleased with Andrea’s transformation, particularly her boyfriend, Nate (Adrian Grenier). Directed by David Frankel. With Stanley Tucci, Tracie Thoms, Simon Baker, Rich Sommer and Daniel Sunjata. Categories: Drama, Comedy. Year: 2006.
2006 in The Devil Wears Prada
Effie White (Jennifer Hudson), Deena Jones (Beyoncé Knowles) and Lorrell Robinson (Anika Noni Rose) are three talented girls with voices of gold looking to make it big. They get their big break when they catch the ear of Curtis Taylor Jr. (Jamie Foxx), an unscrupulous manager, who gets them a gig as backup singers for the famous James "Thunder" Early (Eddie Murphy). However, it is only a matter of time before fame takes its toll and Effie, the plump, yet very talented lead songstress is replaced by the beautiful, yet less riveting Deena. Directed by Bill Condon. With Danny Glover, Keith Robinson, Sharon Leal , Hinton Battle and Mariah I. Wilson. Categories: Musical, Drama. Year: 2006.
2006 in Dreamgirls
Ben (Rupert Grint) is a shy teenage boy trying to escape from the influence of his high-strung, overbearing mother (Laura Linney). His world is turned upside down when he begins to work for an eccentric retired actress (Julie Walters). As their unlikely friendship develops, Ben is forced to challenge his beliefs and decide who he really wants to be. Directed by Jeremy Brock. With Nicholas Farrell. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Romance. Year: 2006.
2006 in Driving Lessons
After witnessing his parents' murder in 1920's rural Thailand, Jone Bang Fai (Dan Chupong) sets out to seek revenge on their killer. With only the memory of a tattooed cattle rustler to direct his search, Jone makes it his mission to stop all cattle rustlers and in the process return each head of cattle back to its rightful owner. Directed by Chalerm Wongpim. With Leo Putt. Categories: Action, Comedy. Year: 2006.
2006 in Dynamite Warrior
After an Antarctic expedition with Dr. Davis McClaren (Bruce Greenwood), sled dog trainer Jerry Shepherd (Paul Walker) has to leave the icy continent without his animal friends in order to escape from a massive snow storm. When a rescue mission is called off, the dogs are left alone for six months. While Jerry tries to find a sponsor for another rescue mission, his dogs fight for survival. Directed by Frank Marshall. With Jason Biggs, Moon Bloodgood and Wendy Crewson. Categories: Adventure, Drama, Family. Year: 2006.
2006 in Eight Below
Puerto Rican salsa pioneer Hector Lavoe (Marc Anthony), one of the biggest Spanish-language singers in the 1970s, starts the salsa movement and brings it to the US. Despite his passionate relationship with his love Puchi (Jennifer Lopez) and his international recognition, Lavoe is unable to escape the temptation of drugs and his personal pain. Directed by Leon Ichaso. Categories: Drama, Music. Year: 2006.
2006 in El Cantante
Bitter rivals Zack Bradley (Dane Cook) and Vince (Dax Shepard) have both worked at Super Club, a bulk-discount superstore, for over a decade. While Vince has advanced to head cashier and won seventeen consecutive employee of the month awards, Zack is an underachieving box boy who prefers to be well-liked by his coworkers. Their rivalry escalates to another level when Amy (Jessica Simpson), a beautiful new cashier employee with a reputation for dating only employee of the month award winners, is transferred to their store. To win Amy over, Zack and Vince enter into a fierce competition to win the next award by any means necessary. Directed by Greg Coolidge. With Andy Dick, Harland Williams and Efren Ramirez. Categories: Comedy, Romance. Year: 2006.
2006 in Employee of the Month
In the land of Alagaesia, orphan farm boy Eragon (Ed Speleers) discovers a mysterious blue stone that turns out to be a dragon's egg. When the dragon Saphira (voiced by Rachel Weisz) is born, Eragon learns that he is the dragon rider of ancient prophesy meant to set his people free from the evil King Galbatorix (John Malkovich). With Saphira and his wise mentor, Brom (Jeremy Irons), at his side, Eragon learns magic, swordfighting and dragon-riding in his quest to fulfill his destiny. Directed by Stefen Fangmeier. With Sienna Guillory, Robert Carlyle and Djimon Hounsou. Categories: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy. Year: 2006.
2006 in Eragon
Three strangers find their lives intertwined as their destructive gambling addictions rip their lives apart. Carol (Kim Basinger), a novelist squandering her family's life savings on slot machines, tries to hide her problem from her husband (Ray Liotta). Clyde Snow (Forest Whitaker), deeply in debt to a bookie, convinces his basketball star brother (Nick Cannon) to help him by shaving points in an important game. Meanwhile, a small-time, bottom-feeding bookie (Grant Sullivan) tries to prove himself to the love of his life (Carla Gugino). Directed by Mark Rydell. With Danny DeVito, Kelsey Grammer and Jay Mohr. Categories: Crime, Drama. Year: 2006.
2006 in Even Money
In an effort to help Babe Ruth (Brian Dennehy) and the Yankees win the 1932 World Series, Yankee Irving (Jake T. Austin) tries to recover the Babe's stolen bat and clear his smeared name. After discovering that the bat can talk, Yankee and his new pal must overcome staggering odds to complete their thousand-mile journey. Directed by Christopher Reeve. With Robin Williams, Whoopi Goldberg, William H. Macy, Raven-Symoné, Richard Kind, Joe Torre, Rob Reiner and Mandy Patinkin. Categories: Animation, Adventure, Sports, Family. Year: 2006.
2006 in Everyone's Hero
After living with her grandmother (Katharine Ross) for a year, 14ear-old Alyssa (Carly Schroeder) goes to the Bahamas to live with her estranged father, Hawk (Adrian Dunbar), who is a dolphin researcher. With Hawk distracted by politians trying to turn his research center into a tourist attraction, it's up to his girlfriend Tamika (Christine Adams) and her father (George Harris) to help smooth the young girl's transition. But, things change when Alyssa discovers that she shares a gift with her father for communicating with dolphins. Directed by Michael D. Sellers. Categories: Drama, Independent Film. Year: 2006.
2006 in Eye of the Dolphin
Tripp (Matthew McConaughey) has a good job, a nice car and a passion for sailing, but there is just one problem. At 35, he still lives with his parents (Terry Bradshaw and Kathy Bates). Eager to see Tripp leave their nest, his parents set him up with Paula (Sarah Jessica Parker), a woman with a proven track record of getting reluctant men to grow up. What starts out as a business arrangement turns into something more when Paula begins to have real feelings for the immature charmer. Directed by Tom Dey. With Zooey Deschanel, Justin Bartha, Bradley Cooper and Rob Corddry. Categories: Comedy, Romance. Year: 2006.
2006 in Failure to Launch
Don Henderson (Greg Kinnear) is a marketing executive for a successful national fast-food chain who follows his company's burgers from the barn to the bun. Meanwhile, a group of illegal Mexican immigrants (including Wilmer Valderrama and Catalina Sandino Moreno) try to make their way in America working for the meat processing plant that supplies the fast-food giant's meat. And, a group of young adults fed up with the companies environmental policies and mistreatment of cows decide to take action. Directed by Richard Linklater. With Luis Guzmán, Patricia Arquette, Kris Kristofferson, Bruce Willis and Ethan Hawke. Categories: Drama. Year: 2006.
2006 in Fast Food Nation
In Willard, a idyllic small town stuck in the 50s, the undead walk the earth but, with the help of the Zomcon corporation, the zombies serve as domestic servants rather than blood thirsty brain-chewers. In fact, the zombies have become so much a part of the family that Timmy Robinson (K'Sun Ray) takes his best friend Fido (Billy Connolly) everywhere he goes. Things go awry when Fido goes out of control and eats the Robinson's next-door neighbor, and Timmy must convince his parents that Fido deserves a second chance. Directed by Andrew Currie. With Carrie-Anne Moss, Dylan Baker and Henry Czerny. Categories: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi. Year: 2006.
2006 in Fido
Harrison Ford plays Jack Stanfield, the chief of security at a large corporation. When his wife (Virginia Madsen), daughter (Carly Schroeder), and son (Jimmy Bennett) are kidnapped by a gang of psychopaths, Jack is forced to hack into his company's computer system and steal money for them. Then he must turn the tables in order to free his family and clear his name. Paul Bettany plays the leader of the gang. Directed by Richard Loncraine. Categories: Crime, Thriller. Year: 2006.
2006 in Firewall
Jimmy Starks (Guy Pearce) is a confident, intense, smooth-talking salesman certain he's on the brink of a big score. When his car breaks down in the middle of nowhere, Jimmy decides to pass the time by visiting a roadside fortune teller, Vacaro (J.K. Simmons). Although Vacaro assures Jimmy that a windfall is on its way, he ends the reading abruptly without explanation. Brushing it off as nothing more than a con, Jimmy goes back to work. But, when his boss suddenly agrees to financially back Jimmy's business venture, the details of the deal make Jimmy think that Vacaro knew more than he said, ultimately leading to an his obsession with his ultimate fate. Directed by Mark Fergus. With Piper Perabo, Rick Gonzalez and William Fichtner. Categories: Drama, Thriller. Year: 2006.
2006 in First Snow
In 1945, thousands of Marines attacked the island of Iwo Jima in a battle thsy resulted in horrific casualties on both sides. The three surviving soldiers (Ryan Phillippe, Adam Beach and Jesse Bradford) who were photographed raising the flag there were taken back to the United States to raise money for the war effort. But they were traumatized by the fighting and felt that the government version of the battle was inaccurate. Directed by Clint Eastwood. With Myra Turley, John Benjamin Hickey and John Slattery. Categories: Action, Drama, History, War. Year: 2006.
2006 in Flags of Our Fathers
Roddy (Hugh Jackman), a sophisticated high-society rat, lives the life of a beloved, pampered pet in a posh London apartment. But when a sewer rat decides to take over the posh rat's easy life, Roddy is flushed into the bustling sewer world of Ratropolis. There Roddy meets Rita (Kate Winslet), and the pair work together to return Roddy to his rightful home. Directed by David Bowers and Sam Fell. With Ian McKellen, Andy Serkis and Jean Reno. Categories: Animation, Comedy, Family. Year: 2006.
2006 in Flushed Away
Aided by the "Tree of Life," Tom (Hugh Jackman) struggles with love, death, spirituality, and the fragility of existence as he takes a thousand-year odyssey to save Izzi (Rachel Weisz), the woman he loves. Told in three parallel stories, Tom lives as a Spanish conquistador, a modern scientist and a 26th-century astronaut traveling through deep space. Directed by Darren Aronofsky. Categories: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi. Year: 2006.
2006 in The Fountain
Olivia (Jennifer Aniston), a single woman who works as a maid in LA, spends her free time with her three well-off best friends (Catherine Keener, Joan Cusack and Frances McDormand). While Olivia struggles to make ends meet and find a good man, the rest of the group have their comfortable lives thrown off balance as the realities of early middle age begin to set in. Together, these woman support one another through life's trying and unexpected moments. Directed by Nicole Holofcener. With Jason Isaacs and Scott Caan. Categories: Drama, Romance. Year: 2006.
2006 in Friends with Money
In 1966, Texas Western coach Don Haskins (Josh Lucas) leads the first college basketball team with all-black starters to the NCAA national championship. After a recruiting trip to find the best talent, Haskins leads a team of seven blacks and five whites through a season of ridicule and insurmountable odds to eventually take on a powerhouse team from Kentucky. Directed by James Gartner. With Jon Voight. Categories: Drama, Sports, Based on a True Story. Year: 2006.
2006 in Glory Road
Jake Geismer (George Clooney), an American journalist, finds himself in post-World War II Berlin covering the upcoming Potsdam Peace Conference. Having once run a news bureau in Berlin, Jake has also returned to find a lost love, Lena (Cate Blanchett). When Jake's seemingly wholesome and well-meaning driver, Corporal Tully (Tobey Maguire), is found murdered, Jake is drawn into the mystery of his death, puzzled by the idleness the American and Russian authorities. Directed by Steven Soderbergh. With Robin Weigert, Dave Power, Leland Orser and Tony Curran. Categories: Drama, Mystery, War. Year: 2006.
2006 in The Good German
Matt Damon stars Edward Wilson, as an idealistic young man who is recruited to start the Central Intelligence Organization. Angelina Jolie is his neglected young wife and William Hurt is a more experienced spy who takes Wilson under his wing. Robert De Niro (who also directed) has a small role as Wilson's aging boss. The film is based on fact and incorporates details of many real historical events. Directed by Robert De Niro. With Alec Baldwin and Billy Crudup. Categories: Drama, Thriller. Year: 2006.
2006 in The Good Shepherd
A high-powered British investment banker, Max (Russell Crowe) inherits his uncle's estate in the south of France when his uncle (Albert Finney) dies. Max spent some of the best times of his life there as a child but now he decides the only practical thing would be to sell it. He goes there to make the sale, but finds himself attracted to a young Frenchwoman (Marion Cotillard). Freddie Highmore plays Max as a child. Directed by Ridley Scott. With Marine Casto. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Romance. Year: 2006.
2006 in A Good Year
Alex (Allen Covert), a 35-year-old slacker and video game tester, has to move in with his grandmother Lily (Doris Roberts) after his roommate fails to pay their rent for six months. While testing the next generation of a popular video game, Alex discovers that someone has stolen the top secret code for a new game he has been working on in his free time. If Alex wants to prove tha tthe game is his, he will need the help of his friends Dante (Peter Dante) and Jeff (Nick Swardson) and the loving support of his grandma. Directed by Nicholaus Goossen. With Shirley Jones, Kevin Nealon and Linda Cardellini. Categories: Comedy. Year: 2006.
2006 in Grandma's Boy
Gray (Heather Graham) and Sam (Thomas Cavanagh) are sister and brother and best friends. So compatible in fact that people often assume they're dating. But, their relationship is put to the test when Sam spontaneously proposes to Charlie (Bridget Moynahan), a beautiful zoologist he's just met. At first, Gray fears she will lose her close friendship with her brother, but, when she begins to having feelings for Charlie herself, Gray realizes she has an even bigger problem on her hands. Directed by Sue Kramer. With Molly Shannon, Alan Cumming and Sissy Spacek. Categories: Comedy, Romance. Year: 2006.
2006 in Gray Matters
Detention camp probation officer Sean Porter (Dwayne Johnson) creates a football team from a group of dangerous teenage inmates as a means to teach them self-respect and social responsibility. Directed by Phil Joanou. With Xzibit. Categories: Drama, Sports. Year: 2006.
2006 in Gridiron Gang
Ben Randall (Kevin Costner), a legendary rescue swimmer, is sent to teach an elite Coast Guard training program after an accident takes the lives of his crew. Struggling with the lose of his team, Randall is reluctant at first, but soon throws himself into creating a brutal, unorthodox training program. Along the way, he encounters Jake Fischer (Ashton Kutcher), a cocky former swim champ, and after some initial difficulty becomes the young man's mentor, preparing him for his first solo mission. Directed by Andrew Davis. With Sela Ward and Melissa Sagemiller. Categories: Action, Adventure, Drama. Year: 2006.
2006 in The Guardian
Dito (Robert Downey Jr.), a writer in LA, returns to his childhood home of Astoria, Queens to convince his ill father (Chazz Palminteri) to go to the hospital. Through flashbacks, we see how young Dito (Shia LaBeouf) grew up, meet the friends he left behind and come to understand that his old neighborhood will always be a part of him. Directed by Dito Montiel. With Channing Tatum, Dianne Wiest, Rosario Dawson, Anthony DeSando and Eric Roberts. Categories: Crime, Drama, Independent Film. Year: 2006.
2006 in A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints
Dan Dunne (Ryan Gosling), an engaging yet troubled history teacher in an inner-city junior high school, lives a complex double life. By day, he gives inspired, heartfelt lectures about history and the power of change. But, after class is out and basketball practice is over, he smokes crack cocaine to numb his pain and feelings of helplessness. When one of Dan's students, the strong, stoic Drey (Shareeka Epps), discovers his secret, they form a bond that neither of them quite understands. All they know is they each are responsible for helping the other. Directed by Ryan Fleck. With Anthony Mackie, Karen Chilton, Tina Holmes, Denis O'Hare and Monique Curnen. Categories: Drama. Year: 2006.
2006 in Half Nelson
To celebrate their wedding anniversary, Big Bob Carter (Ted Levine) and his wife, Ethel (Kathleen Quinlan), take their family on a road trip to California, hoping for some much needed bonding. But, when the Carters have some unexpected vehicle trouble in a desolate stretch of desert, the family discovers that there is a group of blood-thirsty mutants in the hills surrounding them. Directed by Alexandre Aja. With Emilie de Ravin, Aaron Stanford and Vinessa Shaw. Categories: Horror, Thriller. Year: 2006.
2006 in The Hills Have Eyes
After earning their English grammar school's highest ever A-level scores, a group of eight students work together to enter one of their country's top universities. Helping them prepare for their entrance exams are their history teacher Mrs. Lintott (Frances de la Tour) and their general studies teacher Hector (Richard Griffiths). The group's dynamic begins to change when the headmaster (Clive Merrison) recruits an energetic young contract teacher named Irwin (Stephen Campbell Moore), who encourage the boys to value originality over factual knowledge. Directed by Nicholas Hytner. Categories: Comedy, Drama. Year: 2006.
2006 in The History Boys
Amanda (Cameron Diaz) and Iris (Kate Winslet) are two women living in different countries who share the same problem: Men. By coincidence, they end up swapping homes for a much need vacation. Once the switch is made, each meets a local guy and quickly falls in love. Directed by Nancy Meyers. With Jack Black, Jude Law, Edward Burns and Rufus Sewell. Categories: Comedy, Romance. Year: 2006.
2006 in The Holiday
A drama inspired by true events about George Reeves (Ben Affleck), the actor who played Superman on the television series. After his suicide, a detective (Adrien Brody) is called in to investigate his death. The detective learns that Reeves was having an affair with the wife (Diane Lane) of a studio executive (Bob Hoskins). Was foul play involved, or did Reeves really take his own life? Directed by Allen Coulter. Categories: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Mystery. Year: 2006.
2006 in Hollywoodland
Shortly after receiving word that they will be heading home from Iraq, a National Guard unit is ambushed while making one last humanitarian mission. Upon returning to Spokane, WA, the soldiers have difficulty adjusting to civilian life after living through an intense firefight that cost their outfit many lives. Will Marsh (Samuel L. Jackson), Vanessa Price (Jessica Biel), Tommy Yates (Brian Presley) and Jamal Aiken (50 Cent) each deal with the loss and pain of that fateful day in their own way, trying to make peace with all those who didn't make it home. Directed by Irwin Winkler. With Christina Ricci, Chad Michael Murray and Victoria Rowell. Categories: Action, Drama, War. Year: 2006.
2006 in Home of the Brave
When a giant, hideous creature emerges from Seoul's Han River, Gang-du (Kang-ho Song), an immature and unmotivated father watches helplessly as his daughter, Hyun-seo (Ah-sung Ko) is captured by the monster and taken back to its lair. With the help of his strict father (Hie-bong Byeon), grumbling younger brother (Hae-il Park) and talented archer sister (Du-na Bae), Gang-du searches for his lost daughter while the creature devastates the city and its people. Directed by Joon-ho Bong. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Foreign Film. Year: 2006.
2006 in The Host
After losing the title role in a play and being dumped by his girlfriend, James (Jeff Garlin), a frustrated, overweight actor, begins his search for a soulmate after sneaking out of an overeaters anonymous meeting. Heading straight for an ice cream parlor, James meets a woman named Beth (Sarah Silverman). As James and Beth spend more time together, Beth quickly wins over his heart, but James must decide if she creates more problems than she solves. Directed by Jeff Garlin. With Gina Gershon, Bonnie Hunt, Amy Sedaris and Dan Castellaneta. Categories: Comedy, Romance. Year: 2006.
2006 in I Want Someone to Eat Cheese With
Reed Fish (Jay Baruchel) is a small town radio host who solves his listeners problems with a personal touch. Set to marry the town beauty (Alexis Bledel) and content with his career choice, Fish has his plans disrupted when his high school sweetheart (Schuyler Fisk) comes back to town. With his life in chaos and his future in doubt, Fish sets out to make a movie and turn his fortunes around. Directed by Zackary Adler. With Victor Rasuk, DJ Qualls, Chris Parnell and Katey Sagal. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Romance. Year: 2006.
2006 in I'm Reed Fish
Private Joe Bowers (Luke Wilson), the most average soldier in the armed forces, and Rita (Maya Rudolph), a prostitute, are selected by the Pentagon to be test subjects for a top-secret hibernation program. Scheduled to be in their pods for only one year, Joe and Rita awake to discover that they have been asleep for 500 years and are now the smartest people on the planet. Directed by Mike Judge. With Dax Shepard. Categories: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi. Year: 2006.
2006 in Idiocracy
At Idlewild, a Prohibition-era southern speakeasy, Percival (André Benjamin), a creative but shy piano player, and Rooster (Big Boi), the club's headlining performer and manager, struggle to keep their dreams alive. Features a soundtrack written and performed by Outkast. Directed by Bryan Barber. With Terrence Howard, Paula Patton, Ving Rhames, Macy Gray, Malinda Williams and Ben Vereen. Categories: Drama, Musical. Year: 2006.
2006 in Idlewild
In turn-of-the-century Vienna, Eisenheim (Edward Norton) is a gifted magician who falls in love with a woman (Jessica Biel) well above his social standing. When she becomes engaged to the Crown Prince (Rufus Sewell), Eisenheim uses his abilities to win her heart and, in turn, undermines the stability of the royal house of Vienna. Directed by Neil Burger. With Paul Giamatti. Categories: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller. Year: 2006.
2006 in The Illusionist