List of American films of 2003

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A list of American films released in 2003. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King won the Academy Award for Best Picture, the BAFTA Award for Best Film and the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Drama.[1] Lost in Translation won the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical and the Satellite Award for Best Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical.[2]

Finding Nemo won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature.[3]

The Fog of War won the Academy Award for Best Documentary (Feature).[4] Amandla!: A Revolution in Four-Part Harmony won the Satellite Award for Best Motion Picture, Documentary.[5]

American Splendor won the Dramatic Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival.[6] Elephant won the prestigious Palme d'Or award at the Cannes Film Festival.[7]

Gigli won the Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Picture.[8]

Box OfficeEdit

The highest-grossing American films released in 2003, by domestic box office gross revenue, are as follows:[9]

Highest-Grossing Films of 2003
Rank Title Distributor Domestic Gross
1 Finding Nemo Walt Disney Pictures $339,714,184
2 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Walt Disney Pictures $305,398,779
3 The Matrix Reloaded Warner Brothers Pictures $281,576,461
4 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King New Line Cinema $249,445,927
5 Bruce Almighty Universal Pictures $242,829,261
6 X2: X-Men United Twentieth Century Fox $214,949,694
7 Elf New Line Cinema $167,547,000
8 Chicago Miramax $167,511,932
9 Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines Warner Brothers Pictures $150,371,112
10 Bad Boys II Sony Pictures Entertainment $138,608,444
Title Director Cast (Subject of documentary) Genre Notes
11:14 Greg Marcks Henry Thomas, Blake Heron, Barbara Hershey, Clark Gregg Crime, Drama
101 Dalmatians II: Patch's London Adventure Jim Kammerud Barry Bostwick, Jason Alexander, Martin Short, Bobby Lockwood Animation, Family Distributed by Walt Disney Pictures

Direct to DVD

2 Fast 2 Furious John Singleton Paul Walker, Tyrese Gibson, Eva Mendes, Ludacris, Cole Hauser, James Remar, Devon Aoki Action, Crime Distributed by Paramount Pictures

Preceded by The Fast and the Furious

21 Grams Alejandro González Iñárritu Sean Penn, Naomi Watts, Benicio del Toro Crime, Drama
44 Minutes: The North Hollywood Shoot-Out Yves Simoneau Michael Madsen, Ron Livingston Action
Abby Singer Ryan Williams Clint J. Palmer, Ryan Williams, Wendy Buss Comedy, Drama
Afro-Punk James Spooner Race identity within punk subculture Documentary
Agent Cody Banks Harald Zwart Frankie Muniz, Hilary Duff Action, Family Distributed by MGM Pictures
Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer Nick Broomfield, Joan Churchill The life of Aileen Wuornos Documentary Preceded by Aileen Wuornos: The Selling of a Serial Killer
Alex & Emma Rob Reiner Kate Hudson, Luke Wilson, Sophie Marceau Romantic comedy
Alien Hunter Ron Krauss James Spader Action, Science Fiction
All the Real Girls David Gordon Green Paul Schneider, Zooey Deschanel, Shea Whigham Drama, Romance
Amandla!: A Revolution in Four-Part Harmony Lee Hirsch The use of music against South Africa under apartheid Documentary Winner of the Satellite Award for Best Documentary Film
American Splendor Robert Pulcini, Shari Springer Berman Paul Giamatti, Hope Davis Comedy-Drama Based on American Splendor by Harvey Pekar
Winner of the Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic
American Wedding Jesse Dylan Jason Biggs, Seann William Scott, Alyson Hannigan, Eugene Levy, Fred Willard, January Jones Comedy Preceded by American Pie 2
Anger Management Peter Segal Adam Sandler, Jack Nicholson, Marisa Tomei, Luis Guzmán, Woody Harrelson, John Turturro Comedy Distributed by Columbia Pictures and Revolution Studios
Anne B. Real Lisa France David Zayas, Carlos Leon Drama
Anything Else Woody Allen Jason Biggs, Christina Ricci, Stockard Channing, Danny DeVito, Jimmy Fallon, Woody Allen Romantic Comedy Distributed by DreamWorks Pictures
BAADASSSSS! Mario Van Peebles Mario Van Peebles, Adam West Biography, Drama
Bad Boys II Michael Bay Martin Lawrence, Will Smith Action, Comedy Distributed by Columbia Pictures

Preceded by Bad Boys

Bad Santa Terry Zwigoff Billy Bob Thornton, Bernie Mac, Lauren Graham Comedy, Crime Distributed by Dimension Films
Basic John McTiernan John Travolta, Connie Nielsen, Samuel L. Jackson Thriller Distributed by Columbia Pictures and Intermedia Films
The Battle of Shaker Heights Efram Potelle, Kyle Rankin Shia La Beouf, Elden Henson, Amy Smart Comedy, Drama Project Greenlight winner
Bells of Innocence Alin Bijan Mike Norris, Marshall R. Teague, Chuck Norris Horror
The Best Two Years Scott S. Anderson K.C. Clyde, Kirby Heyborne, David Nibley Comedy, Drama Based on the stage play The Best Two Years of My Life by Scott S. Anderson
Beyond Borders Martin Campbell Angelina Jolie, Clive Owen Romance, War
Big Fish Tim Burton Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup, Jessica Lange, Helena Bonham Carter, Alison Lohman, Robert Guillaume, Marion Cotillard, Steve Buscemi, Danny DeVito Comedy, Drama, Fantasy Based on the novel Big Fish: A Novel of Mythic Proportions by Daniel Wallace
Biker Boyz Reggie Rock Bythewood Laurence Fishburne, Djimon Hounsou, Derek Luke Action
Black Cadillac John Murlowski Randy Quaid, Shane Johnson, Josh Hammond Horror
Blind Horizon Michael Haussman Val Kilmer, Neve Campbell, Sam Shepard Drama
Blizzard LeVar Burton Brenda Blethyn, Christopher Plummer, Kevin Pollak Family
Boat Trip Mort Nathan Cuba Gooding, Jr., Horatio Sanz, Vivica A. Fox, Roselyn Sánchez, Victoria Silvstedt, Roger Moore Comedy
Bringing Down the House Adam Shankman Steve Martin, Queen Latifah, Eugene Levy Crime, Comedy
Bringing Rain Noah Buschel Adrian Grenier, Niesha Butler Drama, Romance
Brother Bear Aaron Blaise, Bob Walker Joaquin Phoenix, Jeremy Suarez, Rick Moranis Animation, Family Distributed by Walt Disney Pictures
The Brown Bunny Vincent Gallo Vincent Gallo, Chloë Sevigny Drama
Bruce Almighty Tom Shadyac Jim Carrey, Morgan Freeman, Jennifer Aniston, Steve Carell Comedy, Fantasy Distributed by Universal Pictures
Bulletproof Monk Paul Hunter Chow Yun-fat, Seann William Scott, Jaime King Action, Comedy Based on the comic book Bulletproof Monk by Michael Avon Oeming
Camp Todd Graff Daniel Letterle, Joanna Chilcoat, Robin de Jesus Comedy, Musical
Carolina Marleen Gorris Julia Stiles, Shirley MacLaine, Alessandro Nivola Romantic Comedy
Casa de los Babys John Sayles Marcia Gay Harden, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Daryl Hannah Drama
The Cat in the Hat Bo Welch Mike Myers, Alec Baldwin, Dakota Fanning, Spencer Breslin, Kelly Preston, Sean Hayes Family, Comedy Based on the children's book The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss

Nominated for 8 Razzie awards

Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle McG Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore, Lucy Liu, Bernie Mac, Demi Moore Action, Comedy Preceded by Charlie's Angels

Nominated for 7 Razzie awards

Chasing Papi Linda Mendoza Roselyn Sánchez, Sofía Vergara, Jaci Velasquez, Eduardo Verástegui Comedy
Cheaper by the Dozen Shawn Levy Steve Martin, Bonnie Hunt, Hilary Duff, Tom Welling, Piper Perabo, Ashton Kutcher Comedy, Family Based on the novel Cheaper by the Dozen by Frank Bunker Gilbreth, Jr. and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey
Christmas Child Bill Ewing William R. Moses, Steven Curtis Chapman, Megan Follows Drama
Coffee and Cigarettes Jim Jarmusch Roberto Benigni, Steven Wright, Joie Lee Comedy, Drama
Cold Creek Manor Mike Figgis Dennis Quaid, Sharon Stone, Stephen Dorff, Juliette Lewis Drama, Thriller
Cold Mountain Anthony Minghella Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, Renée Zellweger Romance, War Based on the novel Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier
Comandante Oliver Stone The politics of Fidel Castro Documentary
The Company Robert Altman Neve Campbell, Malcolm McDowell, James Franco Drama, Musical
Confidence James Foley Edward Burns, Rachel Weisz, Dustin Hoffman, Andy García, Paul Giamatti, Robert Forster Crime
The Cooler Wayne Kramer William H. Macy, Maria Bello, Alec Baldwin Drama, Romance
The Core Jon Amiel Aaron Eckhart, Hilary Swank, Delroy Lindo, Stanley Tucci, Tchéky Karyo, Bruce Greenwood, DJ Qualls, Richard Jenkins, Alfre Woodard Action, Science Fiction Based on the novel Core by Paul Preuss
Cosmopolitan Nisha Ganatra Roshan Seth, Carol Kane, Madhur Jaffrey, Purva Bedi Comedy, Drama, Romance Screened at film festivals and on PBS
Cradle 2 the Grave Andrzej Bartkowiak Jet Li, DMX, Kelly Hu, Anthony Anderson, Tom Arnold, Mark Dacascos, Gabrielle Union Action Distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures
Crime Spree Brad Mirman Gérard Depardieu, Harvey Keitel, Johnny Hallyday Comedy, Crime
Daddy Day Care Steve Carr Eddie Murphy, Jeff Garlin, Steve Zahn, Regina King, Anjelica Huston Comedy, Family Distributed by Columbia Pictures
Daredevil Mark Steven Johnson Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner, Michael Clarke Duncan, Colin Farrell, Jon Favreau, Joe Pantoliano, David Keith Superhero Distributed by 20th Century Fox and Regency Enterprises
Dark Blue Ron Shelton Kurt Russell, Scott Speedman, Michael Michele, Brendan Gleeson, Ving Rhames, Kurupt Crime, Drama Distributed by United Artists
Darkness Falls Jonathan Liebesman Chaney Kley, Emma Caulfield, Lee Cormie Horror
Deliver Us from Eva Gary Hardwick LL Cool J, Gabrielle Union Romantic Comedy
Devil's Pond Joel Viertel Tara Reid, Kip Pardue Drama
Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star Sam Weisman David Spade, Mary McCormack Comedy Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Le Divorce James Ivory Kate Hudson, Naomi Watts Drama, Romance Based on the novel Le Divorce by Diane Johnson
Down with Love Peyton Reed Ewan McGregor, Renée Zellweger, David Hyde Pierce Romantic Comedy Distributed by Fox 2000 Pictures and Regency Enterprises
Dreamcatcher Lawrence Kasdan Morgan Freeman, Thomas Jane, Jason Lee, Damian Lewis, Timothy Olyphant, Tom Sizemore, Donnie Wahlberg Horror, Science Fiction Based on the novel Dreamcatcher by Stephen King
Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd Troy Miller Derek Richardson, Eric Christian Olsen, Eugene Levy Comedy Preceded by Dumb and Dumber
Duplex Danny DeVito Ben Stiller, Drew Barrymore, Eileen Essell, Harvey Fierstein Comedy
Dysfunktional Family George Gallo Eddie Griffin Performance Film
Elephant Gus Van Sant Alex Frost, Eric Deulen, John Robinson Crime, Drama Winner of the Palme d'Or
Elf Jon Favreau Will Ferrell, James Caan, Zooey Deschanel, Mary Steenburgen, Bob Newhart, Ed Asner Comedy, Family Distributed by New Line Cinema
Evil Alien Conquerors Chris Matheson Diedrich Bader, Chris Parnell Science Fiction, Comedy
Faster Mark Neale The motorcycle racing world championship, MotoGP Documentary
Festival Express Bob Smeaton The Trans Continental Pop Festival Rockumentary
The Fighting Temptations Jonathan Lynn Cuba Gooding, Jr., Beyoncé Knowles Musical, Comedy
Final Destination 2 David R. Ellis Ali Larter, A. J. Cook, Michael Landes, Tony Todd Horror Distributed by New Line Cinema
Preceded by Final Destination
Finding Nemo Andrew Stanton, Lee Unkrich Albert Brooks, Ellen DeGeneres, Alexander Gould, Willem Dafoe Animation, Family Distributed by Walt Disney Pictures and Pixar Animations Studio
Winner of the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature
Flywheel Alex Kendrick Lisa Arnold, Alex Kendrick, Tracy Goode Drama
The Fog of War Errol Morris The life and times of Robert McNamara Documentary Winner of Academy Award for Best Documentary (Feature)
Freaky Friday Mark Waters Lindsay Lohan, Jamie Lee Curtis, Chad Michael Murray, Mark Harmon Family, Comedy Distributed by Walt Disney Pictures

Based on the novel Freaky Friday by Mary Rodgers

Remake of 1976 film

Freddy vs. Jason Ronny Yu Robert Englund, Ken Kirzinger, Monica Keena, Jason Ritter Horror Preceded by Wes Craven's New Nightmare and Jason X
From Justin to Kelly Robert Iscove Justin Guarini, Kelly Clarkson Comedy, Musical Nominated for 8 Razzie awards
Gang of Roses Jean-Claude La Marre Lil' Kim, LisaRaye McCoy, Marie Matiko Drama, Western
Gigli Martin Brest Ben Affleck, Jennifer Lopez, Al Pacino, Justin Bartha, Christopher Walken, Lainie Kazan, Lenny Venito, Missy Crider Crime, Comedy Winner of 6 Razzie Awards, including Worst Picture
Gods and Generals Ronald F. Maxwell Jeff Daniels, Stephen Lang, Robert Duvall Drama, War Based on the novel Gods and Generals by Michael Shaara
Good Boy! John Hoffman Liam Aiken, Molly Shannon, Kevin Nealon, Matthew Broderick Family, Comedy Based on the children's book Dogs from Outer Space by Zeke Richardson
Gothika Mathieu Kassovitz Halle Berry, Robert Downey, Jr., Penélope Cruz, Charles S. Dutton Horror
Grand Theft Parsons David Caffrey Johnny Knoxville, Michael Shannon, Christina Applegate Comedy, Drama
Grind Casey La Scala Mike Vogel, Adam Brody, Vince Vieluf, Joey Kern Comedy, Sports
A Guy Thing Chris Koch Jason Lee, Julia Stiles, Selma Blair Romantic Comedy
The Haunted Mansion Rob Minkoff Eddie Murphy Family, Fantasy Distributed by Walt Disney Pictures

Based on The Haunted Mansion theme park ride at Walt Disney World

Head of State Chris Rock Chris Rock, Bernie Mac, Tracy Morgan Comedy Distributed by DreamWorks Pictures
Hey DJ 3 directors Charlotte Lewis, Tina Wiseman, Terry Camilleri, Jon Jacobs Comedy
Holes Andrew Davis Shia LaBeouf, Jon Voight, Sigourney Weaver, Tim Blake Nelson, Patricia Arquette, Henry Winkler Family, Drama Distributed by Walt Disney Pictures

Based on the novel Holes by Louis Sachar

Hollywood Homicide Ron Shelton Harrison Ford, Josh Hartnett, Lena Olin, Bruce Greenwood, Lolita Davidovich, Dwight Yoakam, Master P, Martin Landau Crime, Comedy
Honey Bille Woodruff Jessica Alba, Mekhi Phifer, Lil' Romeo Musical, Romance
Hope Springs Mark Herman Colin Firth, Heather Graham, Minnie Driver Romantic Comedy
House of 1000 Corpses Rob Zombie Sid Haig, Bill Moseley, Erin Daniels Comedy, Horror
House of Sand and Fog Vadim Perelman Jennifer Connelly, Ben Kingsley, Shohreh Aghdashloo Drama Based on the novel House of Sand and Fog by Andre Dubus III
House of the Dead Uwe Boll Jonathan Cherry, Ona Grauer, Tyron Leitso, Jürgen Prochnow, Ellie Cornell, Clint Howard, Enuka Okuma, Will Sanderson, Kira Clavell, Michael Eklund Horror Based on the arcade gameThe House of the Dead
How to Deal Clare Kilner Mandy Moore, Allison Janney, Trent Ford Romantic Comedy Based on the novelsThat Summer and Someone Like You by Sarah Dessen
How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days Donald Petrie Kate Hudson, Matthew McConaughey Romantic Comedy
Hulk Ang Lee Eric Bana, Jennifer Connelly, Nick Nolte, Sam Elliott, Josh Lucas Superhero, Action
The Human Stain Robert Benton Anthony Hopkins, Nicole Kidman Romance Based on the novel The Human Stain by Philip Roth
The Hunted William Friedkin Tommy Lee Jones, Benicio del Toro, Connie Nielsen Action, Drama
I Am David Paul Feig Jim Caviezel, Ben Tibber, Joan Plowright Drama Based on the novel I Am David by Anne Holm
Identity James Mangold John Cusack, Ray Liotta, Amanda Peet, Clea DuVall, Rebecca De Mornay Horror
Imagining Argentina Christopher Hampton Antonio Banderas, Emma Thompson Drama, Romance based on the novel Imagining Argentina by Lawrence Thornton
In the Cut Jane Campion Meg Ryan, Mark Ruffalo, Jennifer Jason Leigh Crime, Drama Based on the novel In the Cut by Susanna Moore
The In-Laws Andrew Fleming Michael Douglas, Albert Brooks, David Suchet, Candice Bergen, Ryan Reynolds, Robin Tunney Action, Comedy Remake of the 1979 film
Indigo Stephen Simon Neale Donald Walsch, Dane Bowman Drama
Intolerable Cruelty Joel and Ethan Coen George Clooney, Catherine Zeta-Jones Crime, Comedy
It Runs in the Family Fred Schepisi Michael Douglas, Kirk Douglas Drama
The Italian Job F. Gary Gray Mark Wahlberg, Charlize Theron, Edward Norton, Donald Sutherland, Seth Green, Jason Statham, Mos Def, Franky G Action, Crime Distributed by Paramount Pictures

Remake of the 1969 film

Jeepers Creepers II Victor Salva Ray Wise, Jonathan Breck, Nicki Lynn Aycox Horror Preceded by Jeepers Creepers
Johnny English Peter Howitt Rowan Atkinson, John Malkovich, Ben Miller Spy, Comedy
The Jungle Book 2 Steven Trenbirth John Goodman, Haley Joel Osment, Mae Whitman, Bob Joles, Tony Jay, Phil Collins, John Rhys-Davies, Jim Cummings Animation, Family Distributed by Walt Disney Pictures

Preceded by The Jungle Book

Just Married Shawn Levy Ashton Kutcher, Brittany Murphy Romantic comedy
Kangaroo Jack David McNally Jerry O'Connell, Anthony Anderson, Estella Warren, Christopher Walken Crime comedy
Kill Bill: Volume 1 Quentin Tarantino Uma Thurman, Lucy Liu, Vivica A. Fox, David Carradine, Daryl Hannah, Michael Madsen Action
Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life Jan de Bont Angelina Jolie, Gerard Butler Action, Fantasy Preceded by Lara Croft: Tomb Raider
The Last Samurai Edward Zwick Tom Cruise, Ken Watanabe, Timothy Spall, Billy Connolly Action, drama
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Stephen Norrington Sean Connery, Naseeruddin Shah, Peta Wilson, Tony Curran, Stuart Townsend, Shane West, Jason Flemyng, Richard Roxburgh Superhero Based on the comic by Alan Moore
Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde Charles Herman-Wurmfeld Reese Witherspoon, Sally Field, Luke Wilson, Bob Newhart Comedy Preceded by Legally Blonde
The Life of David Gale Alan Parker Kevin Spacey, Kate Winslet, Laura Linney Crime drama
The Lizzie McGuire Movie Jim Fall Hilary Duff Comedy Based on the television series Lizzie McGuire
Looney Tunes: Back in Action Joe Dante Brendan Fraser, Jenna Elfman, Steve Martin, Heather Locklear Live-Action/Animation, Family Based on the Looney Tunes cartoons
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Peter Jackson Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler, Sean Astin, Andy Serkis, Hugo Weaving, Viggo Mortensen, Cate Blanchett, Orlando Bloom, Karl Urban, Miranda Otto Adventure, Fantasy Distributed by New Line Cinema

Preceded by The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Winner of the Academy Award for Best Picture, the BAFTA Award for Best Film and the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Drama

Lost in Translation Sofia Coppola Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson Comedy, Drama Winner of the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy and the Satellite Award for Best Film – Musical or Comedy
Love Don't Cost a Thing Troy Beyer Nick Cannon, Christina Milian Romantic Comedy
Malibu's Most Wanted John Whitesell Jamie Kennedy Comedy, Drama
A Man Apart F. Gary Gray Vin Diesel, Larenz Tate, Timothy Olyphant Crime
Manhood Bobby Roth Nestor Carbonell, John Ritter, Janeane Garofalo Comedy, Drama
Marci X Richard Benjamin Lisa Kudrow, Damon Wayans Comedy
Masked and Anonymous Larry Charles Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Bob Dylan Comedy, Drama
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World Peter Weir Russell Crowe, Paul Bettany Drama, War Based on books by Patrick O'Brian
Matchstick Men Ridley Scott Nicolas Cage, Sam Rockwell, Alison Lohman Crime, Comedy Based on the novel Matchstick Men by Eric Garcia
The Matrix Reloaded Andy Wachowski, Larry Wachowski Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving Action, Science Fiction Distributed by Warner Brothers Pictures

Preceded by The Matrix

The Matrix Revolutions Andy Wachowski, Larry Wachowski Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving Action, Science Fiction Distributed by Warner Brothers Pictures

Preceded by The Matrix Reloaded

Released just six months after The Matrix Reloaded

May Lucky McKee Angela Bettis, Jeremy Sisto, Anna Faris Horror
The Medallion Gordon Chan Jackie Chan, Lee Evans, Claire Forlani Fantasy
A Mighty Wind Christopher Guest Catherine O'Hara, Eugene Levy, Michael McKean, Harry Shearer, Bob Balaban, Parker Posey Mockumentary
Milwaukee, Minnesota Allan Mindel Troy Garity Drama
The Missing Ron Howard Tommy Lee Jones, Cate Blanchett, Evan Rachel Wood Western, Drama Based on the novel The Last Ride by Thomas Eidson
Mona Lisa Smile Mike Newell Julia Roberts, Kirsten Dunst, Julia Stiles, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Ginnifer Goodwin Drama, Romance Distributed by Columbia Pictures and Revolution Studios
Monster Patty Jenkins Charlize Theron, Christina Ricci Crime, Drama Winner of the Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role, for Charlize Theron's performance
Monster Man Michael Davis Eric Jungmann, Justin Urich, Aimee Brooks, Michael Bailey Smith Horror, Comedy
My Boss's Daughter David Zucker Ashton Kutcher, Tara Reid, Terence Stamp Romantic, Comedy
My Flesh and Blood Jonathan Karsh A year in the life of Susan Tom and her 11 children with disabilities Documentary
Mystic River Clint Eastwood Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, Kevin Bacon, Laura Linney, Laurence Fishburne, Marcia Gay Harden Crime, Drama Based on the novel Mystic River by Dennis Lehane

Winner of the Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, for Sean Penn's Role

Winner of the Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, for Tim Robbins' Performance

National Lampoon Presents Dorm Daze David Hillenbrand, Scott Hillenbrand Tatyana Ali, Boti Bliss, Marieh Delfino Comedy
National Lampoon's Gold Diggers Gary Preisler Will Friedle, Chris Owen, Louise Lasser, Renée Taylor Comedy
National Security Dennis Dugan Martin Lawrence, Steve Zahn Action, Comedy
The Night We Called it a Day Paul Goldman Dennis Hopper, Joel Edgerton, Melanie Griffith Biographical Based on singer Frank Sinatra's tour of Australia
Old School Todd Phillips Luke Wilson, Will Ferrell, Vince Vaughn Comedy
Once Upon a Time in Mexico Robert Rodriguez Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Johnny Depp Action Preceded by Desperado
Open Range Kevin Costner Robert Duvall, Kevin Costner, Annette Bening, Michael Gambon, Diego Luna, James Russo Western, Drama Based on the novel The Open Range Men by Lauran Paine
Open Water Chris Kentis Blanchard Ryan, Daniel Travis Drama, Thriller
The Order Brian Helgeland Heath Ledger, Shannyn Sossamon, Benno Fürmann Action, Thriller
Out of Time Carl Franklin Denzel Washington, Eva Mendes Crime, Drama
Party Monster Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato Seth Green, Macaulay Culkin, Diana Scarwid Biography, Crime Based on the memoir Disco Bloodbath by James St. James
Paper Soldiers David V. Daniel, Damon Dash Beanie Sigel, Kevin Hart Crime, Comedy
Pauly Shore Is Dead Pauly Shore Pauly Shore Mockumentary
Paycheck John Woo Ben Affleck, Aaron Eckhart, Uma Thurman, Paul Giamatti, Joe Morton Action, Science Fiction Based on the short story "Paycheck" by Philip K. Dick
Peter Pan P.J. Hogan Jeremy Sumpter, Rachel Hurd-Wood, Jason Isaacs, Ludivine Sagnier Family, Fantasy Based on the children's book Peter and Wendy by J. M. Barrie

Remake of 1953 film

Phone Booth Joel Schumacher Colin Farrell, Kiefer Sutherland, Forest Whitaker, Katie Holmes Thriller
Pieces of April Peter Hedges Katie Holmes, Derek Luke, Oliver Platt, Patricia Clarkson Comedy Drama
Piglet's Big Movie Francis Glebas Peter Cullen, Jim Cummings, John Fiedler, Ken Sansom Animation, Family Distributed by Walt Disney Pictures
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Gore Verbinski Orlando Bloom, Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley, Geoffrey Rush Action, Fantasy Distributed by Walt Disney Pictures

Based on the Pirates of the Caribbean theme park ride at Walt Disney World.

Poolhall Junkies Mars Callahan Mars Callahan, Chazz Palminteri, Rod Steiger, Michael Rosenbaum Drama
Prey for Rock & Roll Alex Steyermark Gina Gershon, Drea de Matteo, Lori Petty, Shelly Cole Musical, Drama
Puppet Master: The Legacy Charles Band Jacob Witkin, Kate Orsini Horror Straight to DVD
Quicksand John MacKenzie Michael Keaton, Michael Caine Crime
Radio Mike Tollin Ed Harris, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Debra Winger Biography Based on the story "Someone to Lean On" by Gary Smith, published in Sports Illustrated[10]
The Real Cancun Rick de Oliveira Benjamin "Fletch" Fletcher, Nicole Frilot, Roxanne Frilot Reality Nominated for 2 Razzie awards
The Recruit Roger Donaldson Al Pacino, Colin Farrell, Bridget Moynahan Action
The Room Tommy Wiseau Tommy Wiseau, Juliette Danielle Drama
Rugrats Go Wild John Eng, Norton Virgien Elizabeth Daily, Nancy Cartwright, Dionne Quan Animation, Family Preceded by Rugrats in Paris: The Movie
Runaway Jury Gary Fleder John Cusack, Gene Hackman, Dustin Hoffman, Rachel Weisz Crime, Drama Based on the novel The Runaway Jury by John Grisham
The Rundown Peter Berg The Rock, Seann William Scott, Christopher Walken, Rosario Dawson Action, Comedy Distributed by Universal Pictures
S.W.A.T. Clark Johnson Samuel L. Jackson, Colin Farrell, Michelle Rodriguez, LL Cool J Action, Crime Based on the television series S.W.A.T.
Scary Movie 3 David Zucker Anna Faris, Charlie Sheen, Anthony Anderson, Leslie Nielsen, Simon Rex Comedy, Parody Preceded by Scary Movie 2
School of Rock Richard Linklater Jack Black, Joan Cusack, Mike White, Sarah Silverman Comedy, Family
Seabiscuit Gary Ross Tobey Maguire, Jeff Bridges, Chris Cooper, Elizabeth Banks, William H. Macy, Gary Stevens Drama, Biography Based on the book Seabiscuit: An American Legend by Laura Hillenbrand

Nominated for 7 Academy Awards

Secondhand Lions Tim McCanlies Michael Caine, Robert Duvall, Haley Joel Osment Comedy, Drama
Shade Damian Nieman Gabriel Byrne, Stuart Townsend, Thandie Newton, Sylvester Stallone, Jamie Foxx Crime, Thriller
Shanghai Knights David Dobkin Jackie Chan, Owen Wilson Action, Comedy Preceded by Shanghai Noon
Shattered Glass Billy Ray Hayden Christensen, Peter Sarsgaard, Chloë Sevigny, Hank Azaria, Steve Zahn, Rosario Dawson Drama, Biography Tells the story of Stephen Glass
Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas Tim Johnson, Patrick Gilmore Brad Pitt, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Michelle Pfeiffer, Joseph Fiennes Animation, Family
The Singing Detective Keith Gordon Robert Downey, Jr., Robin Wright Penn, Mel Gibson Musical, Comedy Based on the BBC serial The Singing Detective
Sky Blue Kim Moon-saeng, Park Sun-min Marc Worden, Cathy Cavadini Animation
Something's Gotta Give Nancy Meyers Jack Nicholson, Diane Keaton, Keanu Reeves, Amanda Peet, Frances McDormand, Jon Favreau Romantic Comedy
Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over Robert Rodriguez Alexa Vega, Daryl Sabara, Antonio Banderas, Carla Gugino, Sylvester Stallone Adventure, Family Preceded by Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams
The Station Agent Tom McCarthy Peter Dinklage, Patricia Clarkson, Bobby Cannavale, Michelle Williams Comedy, Drama
Stuck on You Peter and Bobby Farrelly Matt Damon, Greg Kinnear, Eva Mendes, Cher Comedy
Tarnationthe Jonathan Caouette The life of Jonathan Caouette Documentary
Tears of the Sun Antoine Fuqua Bruce Willis, Monica Bellucci, Cole Hauser War
Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines Jonathan Mostow Arnold Schwarzenegger, Nick Stahl, Claire Danes, Kristanna Loken Action, Science Fiction Preceded by Terminator 2: Judgment Day
Testosterone David Moreton David Sutcliffe, Antonio Sabàto, Jr. Action
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Marcus Nispel Jessica Biel, Jonathan Tucker, Eric Balfour, Mike Vogel, Erica Leershen, R. Lee Ermey Horror Preceded by Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation
Thirteen Catherine Hardwicke Evan Rachel Wood, Holly Hunter, Nikki Reed Crime, Drama
This Girl's Life Ash Juliette Marquis, James Woods, Kip Pardue Drama
This Thing of Ours Danny Provenzano Danny Provenzano, Frank Vincent Crime, Drama
Timeline Richard Donner Paul Walker, Frances O'Connor, Gerard Butler Action, Science Fiction Based on the novel Timeline by Michael Crichton
Tupac: Resurrection Lauren Lazin the life and death of Tupac Shakur Documentary
Two Days Sean McGinly Paul Rudd, Donal Logue, Mackenzie Astin Drama
Uncle Nino Robert Shallcross Joe Mantegna, Pierrino Mascarino, Anne Archer Comedy, Drama
Under the Tuscan Sun Audrey Wells Diane Lane, Sandra Oh, Lindsay Duncan Romantic Comedy Based on the memoirUnder the Tuscan Sun by Frances Mayes
Underworld Len Wiseman Kate Beckinsale, Scott Speedman, Michael Sheen, Shane Broller, Erwin Leder, Bill Nighy Horror
Uptown Girls Boaz Yakin Brittany Murphy, Dakota Fanning, Heather Locklear Romantic Comedy
V-Day: Until the Violence Stops Abby Epstein V-Day Documentary
Veronica Guerin Joel Schumacher Cate Blanchett, Gerard McSorley, Ciarán Hinds Biography, Crime
View from the Top Bruno Barreto Gwyneth Paltrow, Christina Applegate, Mark Ruffalo, Kelly Preston, Rob Lowe, Candice Bergen, Mike Myers Romantic Comedy
What a Girl Wants Dennie Gordon Amanda Bynes Comedy
When Eagles Strike Cirio H. Santiago Christian Boeving, Stacy Keach Action, War
Willard Glen Morgan Crispin Glover Horror Based on the short novel Ratman's Notebooks by Gilbert Ralston
Wonderland James Cox Val Kilmer, Kate Bosworth, Dylan McDermott Crime, Drama
Wrong Turn Rob Schmidt Desmond Harrington, Eliza Dushku, Jeremy Sisto, Emmanuelle Chriqui Horror
X2: X-Men United Bryan Singer Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Famke Janssen, Halle Berry, Anna Paquin Superhero Preceded by X-Men
The Yes Men Dan Ollman, Sarah Price, Chris Smith The culture jamming exploits of The Yes Men Documentary
The Young Black Stallion Simon Wincer Biana Tamimi, Patrick Elyas, Eric Grucza Drama, Family Prequel to The Black Stallion
Zero Day Ben Coccio Andre Keuck, Cal Robertson Drama

See alsoEdit

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