Let’s check together the best grossing movies of 2005 (movie trailers and other details available below):
Harry Potter 4
Star Wars 3 Revenge of the Sith
The Chronicles of Narnia:
War of the Worlds
Mr. & Mrs. Smith
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Genre: Adventure/Drama/Fantasy/Mystery Directed by: Mike Newell Written by: J. K. Rowling (novel), Steve Kloves (screenplay) Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson Release Date: November 18, 2005 Trailer of Harry Potter 4 The Goblet of Fire:
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Movie Plot: Harry Potter (Radcliffe) returns to Hogwarts for his fourth year, where the Trizwizard tournament is becoming ready to begin. Students must be over 17 to enter, with the winner receiving eternal glory. Harry can’t enter it this year…or can he. When his name is read out from the Goblet of Fire, everyone assumes that Harry Potter has cheated. Harry insists that he never placed his name in there, with someone else behind it. But Who? Harry must now survive through dragons, sea creatures and a terrifying maze, all before coming face-to-face with a particular dark wizard.
Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith Genre: Action/Adventure/Fantasy/Science-Fiction Written & Directed by: George Lucas Starring: Ewan McGregor, Hayden Christensen, Natalie Portman, Ian McDiarmid, Frank Oz, Samuel L. Jackson, Christopher Lee Release Date: May 19, 2005 Trailer of Star Wars 3 Revenge of the Sith:
Star Wars Episode III Revenge of the Sith
Movie Plot: After three years of fighting in the Clone Wars, Anakin Skywalker concludes his journey towards the Dark Side of the Force, putting his friendship with Obi Wan Kenobi and his marriage at risk.
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Genre: Adventure/Family/Fantasy Directed by: Andrew Adamson Written by: Ann Peacock, Andrew Adamson, Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely, C.S. Lewis (Novel) Starring: Georgie Henley, Skandar Keynes, William Moseley, Anna Popplewell, Liam Neeson, Tilda Swinton, James McAvoy, Jim Broadbent, Ray Winstone, Dawn French Release Date: December 9, 2005 Trailer of The Chronicles of Narnia 1 The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe:
The Chronicles of Narnia The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Movie Plot: Four kids travel through a wardrobe to the land of Narnia and learn of their destiny to free it with the guidance of a mystical lion.
War of the Worlds Genre: Action/Drama/Science-Fiction Directed by: Steven Spielberg Written by: Josh Friedman, David Koepp, H.G. Wells (Novel) Starring: Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning, Justin Chatwin, Tim Robbins, Miranda Otto Release Date: June 29, 2005 Trailer of War of the Worlds:
War of the Worlds
Movie Plot: As Earth is invaded by alien tripod fighting machines, one family fights for survival.
King Kong Genre: Adventure/Drama/Romance Directed by: Peter Jackson Written by: Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson Starring: Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Adrien Brody, Andy Serkis, Thomas Kretschmann, Colin Hanks, Kyle Chandler, Evan Parke, Lobo Chan, Jamie Bell Release Date: December 14, 2005 Trailer of King Kong:
Movie Plot: Set in the 1930s, this is the story of a young and beautiful actress Ann Darrow from the world of vaudeville who finds herself lost in depression-era New York and her luck changes when she meets an over-ambitious filmmaker Carl Denham who brings her on an exploratory expedition to a remote island where she finds compassion and the true meaning of humanity with an ape Kong. The beauty and the beast finally meet their fate back in the city of New York where the filmmaker takes and displays the ape in quest of his fame by commercial exploitation which ultimately leads to catastrophe for everyone including a playwright Jack Driscoll who falls in love with Ann and plays an unlikely hero by trying to save her from Kong and her destiny.
Madagascar Genre: Animation/Adventure/Comedy/Family Directed by: Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath Written by: Mark Burton, Billy Frolick Starring: Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, Jada Pinkett Smith, David Schwimmer Release Date: May 27, 2005 Trailer of Madagascar:
Movie Plot: At New York’s Central Park Zoo, a lion, a zebra, a giraffe, and a hippo are best friends and stars of the show. But when one of the animals goes missing from their cage, the other three break free to look for him, only to find themselves reunited … on a ship en route to Africa. When their vessel is hijacked, however, the friends, who have all been raised in captivity, learn first-hand what life can be like in the wild.
Mr. & Mrs. Smith Genre: Action/Romance/Thriller Directed by: Doug Liman Written by: Simon Kinberg Starring: Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Vince Vaughn, Adam Brody, Angela Bassett, Keith David Release Date: June 10, 2005 Trailer of Mr. & Mrs. Smith:
Mr. & Mrs. Smith
Movie Plot: John and Jane Smith are an ordinary suburban couple with an ordinary, lifeless suburban marriage. But each is hiding something the other would kill to know: Mr. and Mrs. Smith are actually highly paid, incredibly efficient assassins, and they work for competing organizations. Mr. and Mrs. Smith discover a new source of excitement in their marriage, when they’re hired to assassinate each other… and that’s when the real fun starts. The result is the ultimate action spectacle, as Mr. and Mrs. Smith put their formidable skills to work and their marriage to the ultimate test.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Genre: Adventure/Fantasy Directed by: Tim Burton Written by: John August Starring: Johnny Depp, Freddie Highmore, Helena Bonham Carter, David Kelly, Noah Taylor, James Fox, Missi Pyle, Christopher Lee, Jordan Fry, AnnaSophia Robb, Julia Winter, Philip Wiegratz Release Date: July 15, 2005 Trailer of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory:
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Movie Plot: Acclaimed director Tim Burton brings his vividly imaginative style to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, about eccentric chocolatier Willy Wonka, and Charlie, a good-hearted boy from a poor family who lives in the shadow of Wonka’s extraordinary factory. Long isolated from his own family, Wonka launches a worldwide contest to select an heir to his candy empire. Five lucky children, including Charlie, draw golden tickets from Wonka chocolate bars and win a guided tour of the legendary candy-making facility that no outsider has seen in 15 years. Dazzled by one amazing sight after another, Charlie is drawn into Wonka’s fantastic world in this astonishing and enduring story.
Batman Begins Genre: Action/Superhero/Thriller Directed by: Christopher Nolan Written by: David Goyer, Christopher Nolan Starring: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Liam Neeson, Morgan Freeman, Gary Oldman, Ken Watanabe, Katie Holmes, Cillian Murphy, Tom Wilkinson, Rutger Hauer Release Date: June 15, 2005 Trailer of Batman Begins:
Movie Plot: Christopher Nolan’s “Batman Begins” explores the origins of the Batman legend and the Dark Knight’s emergence as a force for good in Gotham. In the wake of his parents’ murder, disillusioned industrial heir Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale) travels the world seeking the means to fight injustice and turn fear against those who prey on the fearful. He returns to Gotham and unveils his alter-ego: Batman, a masked crusader who uses his strength, intellect and an array of high tech deceptions to fight the sinister forces that threaten the city.
Hitch Genre: Comedy/Romance Directed by: Kevin Bisch Written by: Kevin Bisch Starring: Will Smith, Eva Mendes, Kevin James, Amber Valletta, Michael Rappaport, Adam Arkin, Julie Ann Emery, Robinne Lee, Jeffrey Donovan Release Date: February 15, 2005 Trailer of Hitch:
Movie Plot: In the sophisticated romantic comedy, Will Smith stars as Alex “Hitch” Hitchens, a true urban myth – a legendary New York City “date doctor” who, for a fee has helped hundreds of men woo the women of their dreams. The ultimate professional bachelor, Hitch discovers that all of his tried and true tricks of the trade are no match for Sara (Eva Mendes), the one woman he truly loves.