Let’s check together the best grossing movies of 2006 (movie trailers and other details available below):
Pirates of the Caribbean 2
The Da Vinci Code
Ice Age: The Meltdown
Night at the Museum
X-Men The Last Stand
Mission Impossible 3
Pirates of the Caribbean 2 Dead Man’s Chest Genre: Action/Adventure/Fantasy Directed by: Gore Verbinski Written by: Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio Starring: Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley, Bill Nighy, Stellan Skarsgard, Jack Davenport, Kevin R. McNally, Naomie Harris, Jonathan Pryce, Mackenzie Crook, Tom Hollander, Lee Arenberg Release Date: July 7, 2006 Trailer of Pirates of the Caribbean 2 Dead Man’s Chest:
Pirates of the Caribbean Dead Man’s Chest
Movie Plot: Jack Sparrow races to recover the heart of Davy Jones to avoid enslaving his soul to Jones’ service, as other friends and foes seek the heart for their own agenda as well.
The Da Vinci Code Genre: Thriller Directed by: Ron Howard Written by: Akiva Goldsman Starring: Tom Hanks, Audrey Tautou, Sir Ian McKellen, Alfred Molina, Jürgen Prochnow, Paul Bettany, Jean Reno Release Date: May 19, 2006 Trailer of The Da Vinci Code:
The Da Vinci Code
Movie Plot: A murder inside the Louvre and clues in Da Vinci paintings lead to the discovery of a religious mystery protected by a secret society for two thousand years — which could shake the foundations of Christianity.
Ice Age 2 The Meltdown Genre: Animation/Adventure/Family Directed by: Carlos Saldanha Written by: Peter Gaulke, Gerry Swallow Voice cast: Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary, Queen Latifah, Jay Leno, Seann William Scott, Josh Peck, Will Arnett Release Date: March 31, 2006 Trailer of Ice Age 2 The Meltdown:
Ice Age 2 The Meltdown
Movie Plot: Diego, Manny and Sid return in this sequel to the hit Ice Age. This time around the Ice Age is over and is starting to melt, which will destroy their valley. So they must unite and warn everyone about the situation.
Casino Royale Genre: Action/Adventure/Drama/Spy Directed by: Martin Campbell Written by: Paul Haggis, Neal Purvis, Robert Wade Starring: Isaach De Bankolé, Judi Dench, Eva Green, Mads Mikkelsen, Jeffrey Wright, Giancarlo Giannini, Caterina Murino, Simon Abkarian, Tobias Menzies, Ivana Milicevic, Clemens Schik, Ludger Pistor, Claudio Santamaria, Isaach de Bankole Release Date: November 17, 2006 Trailer of James Bond Casino Royale:
Movie Plot: James Bond’s first “007” mission leads him to Le Chiffre (Mads Mikkelsen), banker to the world’s terrorists. In order to stop him, and bring down the terrorist network, Bond must beat Le Chiffre in a high-stakes poker game at Casino Royale. Bond is initially annoyed when a beautiful British Treasury official, Vesper Lynd (Eva Green), is assigned to deliver his stake for the game and watch over the government’s money. But, as Bond and Vesper survive a series of lethal attacks by Le Chiffre and his henchmen, a mutual attraction develops leading them both into further danger and events that will shape Bond’s life forever.
Night at the Museum Genre: Action/Comedy/Adventure/Fantasy Directed by: Shawn Levy Written by: Robert Ben Garant, Thomas Lennon Starring: Ben Stiller, Carla Gugino, Dick Van Dyke, Mickey Rooney, Bill Cobbs, Ricky Gervais, Kim Raver, Robin Williams Release Date: December 22, 2006 Trailer of Night at the Museum:
Night at the Museum
Movie Plot: A newly recruited night security guard at the Museum of Natural History discovers that an ancient curse causes the animals and exhibits on display to come to life and wreak havoc.
Cars Genre: Animation/Adventure/Family Written & Directed by: John Lasseter Voice cast: Paul Newman, Owen Wilson, Bonnie Hunt, “Larry the Cable Guy”, Tony Shalhoub, Michael Keaton, George Carlin, Katherine Helmond, Cheech Marin, John Ratzenberger, Paul Dooley, Michael Wallis, Darrell Waltrip, Richard Petty, Jenifer Lewis, Jeremy Piven Release Date: June 9, 2006 Trailer of Cars:
Movie Plot: 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. Fueled with plenty of humor, action, heartfelt drama, and amazing new technical feats, “Cars” is a high octane delight for moviegoers of all ages.
X-Men 3 The Last Stand Genre: Action/Science-Fiction Directed by: Brett Ratner Written by: Simon Kinberg, Zak Penn Starring: Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Ian McKellen, Famke Janssen, Anna Paquin, Kelsey Grammer, Rebecca Romijn, James Marsden, Shawn Ashmore, Aaron Stanford, Vinnie Jones, Ellen Page, Ben Foster, Patrick Stewart Release Date: May 26, 2006 Trailer of X-Men 3 The Last Stand:
X-Men 3 The Last Stand
Movie Plot: When a cure is found to treat mutations, lines are drawn amongst the X-Men, led by Professor Charles Xavier, and the Brotherhood, a band of powerful mutants organized under Xavier’s former ally, Magneto.
Mission Impossible 3 Genre: Action/Thriller Directed by: J.J. Abrams Written by: Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci, J.J. Abrams Starring: Tom Cruise, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Ving Rhames, Laurence Fishburne, Billy Crudup, Michelle Monaghan, Jonathan Rhys-Meyers, Keri Russell, Maggie Q Release Date: May 5, 2006 Trailer of Mission Impossible 3:
Mission Impossible 3
Movie Plot: Ethan Hunt comes face to face with a dangerous and sadistic arms dealer while trying to keep his identity secret in order to protect his girlfriend.
Superman Returns Genre: Action/Science-Fiction/Superhero Directed by: Bryan Singer Written by: Michael Dougherty, Dan Harris Starring: Brandon Routh, Kate Bosworth, James Marsden, Frank Langella, Eva Marie Saint, Parker Posey, Sam Huntington, Kal Penn, Kevin Spacey Release Date: June 28, 2006 Trailer of Superman Returns:
Movie Plot: 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.
Happy Feet Genre: Adventure/Animation/Family/Musical Directed by: George Miller Written by: George Miller, John Collee, Judy Morris, Warren Coleman Starring: Elijah Wood, Robin Williams, Brittany Murphy, Hugh Jackman, Nicole Kidman, Hugo Weaving, Anthony LaPaglia, E.G. Daily, Miriam Margoyles, Magda Szubanski, Carlos Alazraqui, Johnny Sanchez III, Jeff Garcia, Lombardo Boyar Release Date November 17, 2006: Trailer of Happy Feet:
Movie Plot: Into the world of the Emperor Penguins, who find their soul mates through song, a penguin is born who cannot sing. But he can tap dance something fierce!