June 2006 Movies




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District B13

Paris, 2013. Damien is a member of an elite police squadron, a special unit highly trained in martial arts and the precise physical skills necessary to navigate the treacherous urban landscape of Paris' future. He is now tasked with the most vital and dangerous mission of his career: a weapon of mass destruction has been concealed by the most powerful gang of the suburbs of District B13, a walled off section of Paris in which the criminals rule themselves. Damien must infiltrate the gang in order to either defuse the bomb or recover it.
Pierre Morel, Francois Chattot, Bernard Grenet, Luc Besson, Bibi Naceri, David Belle, Cyril Raffaelli, Tony D'Amario
Action Adventure Foreign

The Deal

A Wall Street financial hot shot and his eager new recruit get involved in government secrecy, illegal oil trading and the Russian Mafia.
Angie Harmon, Christian Slater, Harvey Kahn, Ruth Epstein, Chris Dorr, Selma Blair, Robert Loggia, Colm Feore
Drama

The Peaceful Warrior

Dan (Scott Mechlowicz), a college student and world-champion athlete, is haunted by the feeling that something is missing from his life. A chance encounter with the enigmatic "Socrates" (Nick Nolte) starts Dan on a spiritual odyssey, which throws his "perfect" but shallow life into total disarray. He eventually discovers a surprising and powerful road to enlightenment and the true meaning of winning.
Victor Salva, Bob Dolman, Paul Wesley, David Welch, Mark Amin, Robin Schorr, Cami Winikoff, Kevin Bernhardt
Drama Sports

Typhoon

A modern-day pirate plans a massive attack on North and South Korea.
Kyung-Taek Kwak, Jang Dong Gun, Jung-Jae Lee, Mi-yeon Lee, David McInnis, David No, Chatthapong Pantanaunkul
Drama Action Adventure Thriller

The Break-Up

Vince Vaughn and Jennifer Aniston star in "The Break-Up", which starts where most romantic comedies end: after boy and girl have met, fallen in love, moved in to start their happily-ever-after...and right when they wind up driving each other crazy.

Pushed to the breaking-up point after their latest "why can't you do this one little thing for me?" argument, art dealer Brooke (Aniston) calls it quits with her boyfriend, Gary (Vaughn), who hosts bus tours of Chicago. What follows is a series of remedies, war tactics, overtures and underminings suggested by the former couple's friends, confidantes and the occasional total stranger. When neither ex is willing to move out of the condo they used to share, the only solution is to continue living as hostile roommates until somebody caves.

But somewhere between protesting the pool table in the living room, the dirty clothes stacked in the kitchen cupboards and the sports played at sleep-killing volume in the middle of night, Brooke begins to realize that what she may be really fighting for isn't so much the place but the person.
Vince Vaughn, Peter Billingsley, Jon Favreau, Peyton Reed, Jennifer Aniston, Vincent D'Onofrio, Cole Hauser, Scott Stuber
Comedy Romance

Priceless

An unlikely bond forms between a man determined to commit suicide and the man who saves him. Antoine is a reserved and placating maitre d' at a well-regarded bistro. He quickly rushes to the aid of Louis, an effusive, lovelorn bachelor who attempts to kill himself following a romantic breakup. But it's not long before Antoine's act of charity becomes a comedy of false pretenses and mixed motives.
Daniele Dubroux, Pierre Salvadori, Philippe Martin, Benoit Graffin, David Leotard, Daniel Auteuil, Jose Garcia, Marilyne Canto
Drama
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The Omen

Fear the date – 6/6/06 – when "The Omen 666" opens in theaters nationwide. A remake of the 1976 horror classic, the new film takes the tale of the coming of the "Antichrist" – personified as a young boy named Damien – to an even more thrilling and visceral level.
John Moore, Liev Schreiber, Mia Farrow, David Thewlis, Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick, Dan McDermott, Michael Gambon, Julia Stiles
Suspense Horror Remake

Shadowboxer

"Shadowboxer" centers on the unusual relationship between a mother and her stepson. The duo, who have a romantic relationship, work as contract killers. Bentley will play the lead villain on the hunt for the killer couple.
Helen Mirren, Wes Bentley, Lee Daniels, Will Rokos, Cuba Gooding Jr., Vanessa Ferlito
Drama Romance Crime Gangster

Only Human

Leni (Marián Aguilera) arrives home to introduce her fiancé Rafi (Guillermo Toledo) to her Jewish family for the first time. Her mother Gloria (Norma Aleandro), her promiscuous sister Tania (Maria Botto), Tania's contrary 8 year old daughter Paula, her recently orthodox brother David and her blind grandfather Dudu. Everything goes wonderfully until the lovers reveal that Rafi is Palestinian. With his future mother-in-law Gloria unhinged by the news, Rafi tries to ingratiate himself by helping in the kitchen. To make matters worse he accidentally drops the soup he was meant to defrost out the seventh floor window, hitting a pedestrian below. Rafi sneaks downstairs to check on the body and retrieve the soup. Having seen the victim, Rafi rushes upstairs not knowing what to do! As he returns to the kitchen he notices a family portrait of Leni's father, which bears a very close resemblance to the corpse lying outside.
Dominic Harari, Teresa Pelegri, Marián Aguilera, Alba Molinero, Guillermo Toledo, Maria Botto, Marion Martin
Comedy Romance

A Prairie Home Companion

The movie is a celebrity version of Garrison Keillor's radio show. It adds a slight story of the radio show ending as a new owner (Tommy Lee Jones) has bought the Fitzgerald theater that the show broadcasts from and is going to tear it down. Another fantasy element is thrown in as an angel (Virginia Madsen) stalks the theater to take one of the performers. Keillor plays the lead character, coincidentally called GK. Lily Tomlin and Meryl Streep play the singing Johnson Sisters, with Lindsay Lohan as a suicide-obsessed daughter of Streep. Woody Harrelson and John C. Reilly are hilarious as the slightly off-color singing cowboy duo, Dusty & Lefty. Kevin Kline is a security guard who tells the story. Maya Rudolph also appears as a pregnant stage coordinator. Contains some mild sexually-oriented jokes.
John C. Reilly, Virginia Madsen, Robert Altman, Meryl Streep, Woody Harrelson, Tommy Lee Jones, Garrison Keillor, Lyle Lovett
Drama Comedy

Mary

An actress (Juliette Binoche) goes on a globe-trotting hunt for the truth about Mary Magdalene after portraying her in a movie.
Gabriella Wright, Matthew Modine, Marion Cotillard, Simone Lageoles, Massimo Cortesi, Juliette Binoche, Heather Graham, Forest Whitaker
Drama

Autumn

A tale about a troubled hit man who is starting to realize that he has too much conscience to kill. Having recently rekindled his relationship with his childhood soul mate, Michelle, he sees their love as a way out. But reality soon grips him when he learns that she has stolen a mysterious briefcase, forcing Jean-Pierre to walk a fine line between protecting the woman he loves and falling back into the world of crime he just left--an impossible task that soon unravels in ways that he can neither imagine nor control.
Laurent Lucas, Ra'up McGee, Daniel Chiefetz, Irene Jacob, Dinara Droukarova, Michel Aumont
Drama Foreign

Cars

After taking moviegoers magically into the realm of toys, bugs, monsters, fish, and superheroes, the masterful storytellers and technical wizards at Pixar Animation Studios and Academy Award-winning director John Lasseter, hit the road with a fast-paced comedy adventure set inside the world of cars. Lightning McQueen (voice of Owen Wilson), a hotshot rookie race car driven to succeed, discovers that life is about the journey, not the finish line, when he finds himself unexpectedly detoured in the sleepy Route 66 town of Radiator Springs. On route across the country to the big Piston Cup Championship in California to compete against two seasoned pros, McQueen gets to know the town's offbeat characters –including Sally (a snazzy 2002 Porsche voiced by Bonnie Hunt), Doc Hudson (a 1951 Hudson Hornet with a mysterious past, voiced by Paul Newman), and Mater (a rusty but trusty tow truck voiced by Larry the Cable Guy) – who help him realize that there are more important things than trophies, fame and sponsorship. The all-star vocal cast also includes free-wheeling performances by racing legend Richard Petty and. Fueled with plenty of humor, action, heartfelt drama, and amazing new technical feats, "Cars" is a high octane delight for moviegoers of all ages.
Michael Keaton, Owen Wilson, Cheech Marin, Bonnie Hunt, Larry the Cable Guy, John Ratzenberger, John Lasseter, Darla K. Anderson
Comedy Family Kids Animation
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Nacho Libre

In this true life inspired story, Jack Black will play a Mexican priest who moonlights as a masked Lucha Libre wrestler in order to save an orphanage destined for closure. All the while, the priest must keep his identity hidden from the wrestling community and the church.
Efren Ramirez, David Klawans, Ana de la Reguera, Damon Ross, Jared Hess, Jack Black, Mike White, Julia Pistor
Comedy Family Kids

The Lake House

A doctor (Sandra Bullock) and an architect (Keanu Reeves) living in the same house two years apart develop a letter-based romance using a mailbox that serves as a time portal.
Christopher Plummer, John Corbett, Keanu Reeves, David Auburn, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Willeke van Ammelrooy, Ebon Moss-Bachrach
Drama Romance Remake

The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift

Set in the sexy and colorful underground world of Japanese drift racing, the newest and fastest customized rides go head-to- head on some of the most perilous courses in the world.

Sean Boswell (Black) is an outsider who attempts to define himself as a hot-headed, underdog street racer. Although racing provides a temporary escape from an unhappy home and the superficial world around him, it has also made Sean unpopular with the local authorities. To avoid jail time, Sean is sent to live with his gruff, estranged father, a career military-man stationed in Tokyo.

Now officially a gaijin (outsider), Sean feels even more shut out in a land of foreign customs and codes of honor. But it doesn't take long for him to find some action when a fellow American buddy, Twinkie (Bow Wow), introduces him to the underground world of drift racing. Sean's simple drag racing gets replaced by a rubber-burning, automotive art form--with an exhilarating balance of speeding and gliding through a heart-stopping course of hairpin turns and switchbacks.

On his first time out drifting, Sean unknowingly takes on D.K., the "Drift King," a local champ with ties to the Japanese crime machine Yakuza. Sean's loss comes at a high price tag when he's forced to work off the debt under the thumb of ex-pat, Han (Kang). Han soon welcomes Sean into this family of misfits and introduces him to the real principles of drifting. But when Sean falls for D.K.'s girlfriend, Neela (newcomer Kelley), an explosive series of events is set into motion, climaxing with an ultimate high stakes face off.
Chris Morgan, Bow Wow, Clayton Townsend, Justin Lin, Neal H. Moritz, Lucas Black, Brian Tee, Nikki Griffin
Drama Action Adventure Sequel Crime Gangster
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The Alibi

A man (Steve Coogan) runs an "alibi service," which provides cheating spouses with excuses to keep their significant others in the dark about their extra-marital activities. When one of his clients gets into a jam, the man hires a woman (Rebecca Romijn-Stamos) to help, but he soon falls for her.
Steve Coogan, James Marsden, Rebecca Romijn-Stamos, John Leguizamo, James Brolin, Jaime King, Selma Blair, Sam Elliott
Comedy Romance

Leonard Cohen: I'm Your Man

Since bursting onto the scene in 1967, Leonard Cohen has inspired generations with his unique personality and haunting music, becoming one of the most original and enduring artists to emerge from the 1960s. Now, Lions Gate is proud to celebrate Cohen's legacy with director Lian Lunson's "Leonard Cohen I'm Your Man", an intimate look at the songs, poetry and life of one of music's most celebrated and influential troubadours.

In January, 2005, Lunson traveled to Sydney to film the historic "Came So Far For Beauty" show, a tribute to Leonard Cohen at the Sydney Opera House organized by famed music producer Hal Willner. "Leonard Cohen I'm Your Man" includes behind-the-scenes interviews and live performances from this event by Nick Cave, Rufus Wainwright, Kate & Anna McGarrigle, Martha Wainwright, Beth Orton, Linda Thompson, Teddy Thompson, Jarvis Cocker, The Handsome Family, Julie Christensen and Perla Battala, as well as a special performance of "Tower of Song" by Cohen and U2. And in a series of candid interviews, Cohen himself reveals his trademark wry humor and soulful intensity, using his own artwork, poetry and personal collection of photographs to reflect upon his colorful past and his creative process.
Mel Gibson, Nick Cave, Rufus Wainwright, Jarvis Cocker, Erik Nelson, Lian Lunson, Martha Wainwright, Berth Orton
Documentary

Volver

Set in Spain, this female-centered generational story involves a grandmother, her daughter and granddaughter.
Pedro Almodovar, Carmen Maura, Esther Garcia, Penelope Cruz, Yohana Cobo, Lola Duenas, Blanca Portillo
Comedy

Garfield's A Tale of Two Kitties

America's favorite feline, Garfield, follows his owner, Jon, to England. The U.K. may never recover, as Garfield is mistaken for a look-alike, regal cat who has inherited a castle. Garfield savors the royal treatment afforded by his loyal "subjects," but his "reign" is in jeopardy. The nefarious Lord Dargis is determined to do away with Garfield, so he can turn the castle into a resort.
John Davis, Tim Hill, Joel Cohen, Bill Murray, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Breckin Meyer, Lucy Davis, Billy Connolly
Comedy Sequel Family Kids Animation

Click

A workaholic architect, who has been overlooking his family in favor of his career, comes across a universal remote that allows him to perform TiVo-like functions on his life, such as pausing events or fast-forwarding over them. When the remote begins creating its own memory and choosing what to fast-forward over, the man sees how much of his personal life has passed him by and realizes the importance of spending more time with his family.
Kate Beckinsale, Frank Coraci, Christopher Walken, Neal H. Moritz, Jack Giarraputo, Juan Jose Campanella, Steven Koren, Mark O'Keefe
Comedy

Who Killed the Electric Car?

It was among the fastest, most efficient production car ever built. It ran on electricity, produced no emissions and catapulted American technology to the forefront of the automotive industry. The lucky few who drove it never wanted to give it up. So why did General Motors crush its fleet of EV-1 electric vehicles in the Arizona desert?

"Who Killed the Electric Car?" chronicles the life and mysterious death of the EV-1; examining the cultural and economic ripple effects caused by its conception and how they reverberated through the halls of government and big business.
Chris Paine, Colette Divine, David Freeman, Chelsea Sexton, J. Karen Thomas
Historical Documentary

Rank

Seven days, 45 finalists, one World Champion. Shot on location in Las Vegas, Nevada, "Rank" takes us from the ranch to the arena for the fascinating struggle of the three highest-ranking bull riders competing for the title of PBR World Champion. Contenders Justin McBride, a third generation bull rider; Mike Lee, a 21 year-old born-again Christian; and Adriano Moraes, a two-time PBR World Champion bring the gritty reality of this hazardous sport into focus for the first time. From preparations to ride through severe injuries and finally, victory for one: a gold belt buckle and a check for one million dollars.
John Hyams, John Greenhalgh, Mike Lee, Justin McBride, Adriano Moraes
Documentary

Superman Returns

Following a mysterious absence of several years, the Man of Steel comes back to Earth in the epic action-adventure "Superman Returns", a soaring new chapter in the saga of one of the world's most beloved superheroes. While an old enemy plots to render him powerless once and for all, Superman faces the heartbreaking realization that the woman he loves, Lois Lane, has moved on with her life. Or has she? Superman's bittersweet return challenges him to bridge the distance between them while finding a place in a society that has learned to survive without him. In an attempt to protect the world he loves from cataclysmic destruction, Superman embarks on an epic journey of redemption that takes him from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of outer space.
James Marsden, Parker Posey, Frank Langella, Eva Marie Saint, Bryan Singer, Gilbert Adler, Jon Peters, Michael Dougherty
Action Adventure Fantasy Crime Superhero Remake

The Devil Wears Prada

Based on the best-selling novel, "The Devil Wears Prada" stars two-time Academy Award winner Meryl Streep as high-powered fashion magazine editor Miranda Priestly, and Anne Hathaway, as Miranda's new assistant – a small-town girl trying to survive her impossibly demanding new boss.
Daniel Sunjata, Emily Blunt, David Frankel, Wendy Finerman, Anne Hathaway, Meryl Streep, Adrian Grenier, Tracie Thoms
Comedy