movies i liked in 2004

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1. Along Came Polly (2004)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

44 Metascore

A buttoned-up newlywed finds his strictly organized life descend into chaos when he falls in love with an old classmate.

Director: John Hamburg | Stars: Ben Stiller, Jennifer Aniston, Debra Messing, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Votes: 121,485 | Gross: $88.10M

2. Mean Creek (2004)

R | 90 min | Crime, Drama

74 Metascore

When a teen is bullied, his brother and friends lure the bully into the woods to seek revenge.

Director: Jacob Estes | Stars: Rory Culkin, Ryan Kelley, Scott Mechlowicz, Trevor Morgan

Votes: 29,791 | Gross: $0.60M

3. Garden State (2004)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

67 Metascore

A quietly troubled young man returns home for his mother's funeral after being estranged from his family for a decade.

Director: Zach Braff | Stars: Zach Braff, Peter Sarsgaard, Natalie Portman, Ian Holm

Votes: 203,278 | Gross: $26.78M

4. The Butterfly Effect (2004)

R | 113 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

30 Metascore

Evan Treborn suffers blackouts during significant events of his life. As he grows up, he finds a way to remember these lost memories and a supernatural way to alter his life by reading his journal.

Directors: Eric Bress, J. Mackye Gruber | Stars: Ashton Kutcher, Amy Smart, Melora Walters, Elden Henson

Votes: 433,574 | Gross: $57.94M

5. Employee of the Month (2004)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

It just isn't David's day. First he gets fired at the bank, then his fiancee breaks up and throws him out of the house. The bank gets robbed and he gets shot. Twists follow.

Director: Mitch Rouse | Stars: Matt Dillon, Steve Zahn, Christina Applegate, Andrea Bendewald

Votes: 9,263

6. Napoleon Dynamite (2004)

PG | 96 min | Comedy

64 Metascore

A listless and alienated teenager decides to help his new friend win the class presidency in their small western high school, while he must deal with his bizarre family life back home.

Director: Jared Hess | Stars: Jon Heder, Efren Ramirez, Jon Gries, Aaron Ruell

Votes: 190,148 | Gross: $44.54M

7. The Woodsman (2004)

R | 87 min | Drama

72 Metascore

A child molester returns to his hometown after 12 years in prison and attempts to start a new life.

Director: Nicole Kassell | Stars: Kevin Bacon, Kyra Sedgwick, Yasiin Bey, David Alan Grier

Votes: 31,002 | Gross: $0.04M

8. Saw (2004)

R | 103 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

46 Metascore

Two strangers, who awaken in a room with no recollection of how they got there, soon discover they're pawns in a deadly game perpetrated by a notorious serial killer.

Director: James Wan | Stars: Cary Elwes, Leigh Whannell, Danny Glover, Ken Leung

Votes: 363,018 | Gross: $56.00M

9. Speak (2004)

PG-13 | 89 min | Drama

After a blurred trauma over the summer, Melinda enters high school a selective mute. Struggling with school, friends, and family, she tells the dark tale of her experiences, and why she has chosen not to speak.

Director: Jessica Sharzer | Stars: Kristen Stewart, Elizabeth Perkins, Richard Hagerman, Allison Siko

Votes: 23,791

10. Woman Thou Art Loosed (2004)

R | 94 min | Drama

55 Metascore

An adaptation of Bishop T.D. Jakes' self-help novel, chronciling a woman's struggle to come to terms with her legacy of abuse, addiction and poverty.

Director: Michael Schultz | Stars: Kimberly Elise, T.D. Jakes, Michael Boatman, Loretta Devine

Votes: 873 | Gross: $6.88M

11. The Machinist (2004)

R | 101 min | Drama, Thriller

61 Metascore

An industrial worker who hasn't slept in a year begins to doubt his own sanity.

Director: Brad Anderson | Stars: Christian Bale, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, John Sharian

Votes: 340,542 | Gross: $1.08M

12. The Mystery of Natalie Wood (2004– )

172 min | Biography, Drama, Mystery

Uses accounts from family, friends, and acquaintances to tell the story of Natalie Wood and how she started young, acting in the spotlight, making the transition from a childhood actress to... See full summary »

Stars: Justine Waddell, Michael Weatherly, Matthew Settle, Colin Friels

Votes: 862

13. Noise (2004)

R | 84 min | Thriller, Drama

A riveting psychological drama about a woman (Trish Goff) trying to piece her life back together whose problems escalate when she confronts her mysterious upstairs neighbor (Ally Sheedy).

Director: Tony Spiridakis | Stars: Julia Barnett, Trish Goff, Ted Bardy, Sarah Bloom

Votes: 534

14. Club Dread (2004)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

45 Metascore

When a serial killer interrupts the fun at the swanky Coconut Pete's Coconut Beach Resort--a hedonistic island paradise for swingers--it's up to the club's staff to stop the violence...or at least hide it.

Director: Jay Chandrasekhar | Stars: Jay Chandrasekhar, Bill Paxton, Kevin Heffernan, Elena Lyons

Votes: 27,360 | Gross: $4.99M

15. She's Too Young (2004 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 84 min | Drama

Halifax is hit with an outbreak of STD's among high-school students. Among them is Hannah Vogul, and her horrified mother tries to find out the story of why this is happening.

Director: Tom McLoughlin | Stars: Alexis Dziena, Mike Erwin, Miriam McDonald, Megan Park

Votes: 2,256

16. Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen (2004)

PG | 89 min | Comedy, Family, Music

33 Metascore

A teenage girl is convinced that her home city revolves around her until her family packs up and moves to the suburbs, where she finds herself competing for attention.

Director: Sara Sugarman | Stars: Lindsay Lohan, Megan Fox, Adam Garcia, Glenne Headly

Votes: 26,460 | Gross: $29.33M

17. Dawn of the Dead (2004)

R | 101 min | Action, Horror

59 Metascore

A nurse, a policeman, a young married couple, a salesman and other survivors of a worldwide plague that is producing aggressive, flesh-eating zombies, take refuge in a mega Midwestern shopping mall.

Director: Zack Snyder | Stars: Sarah Polley, Ving Rhames, Mekhi Phifer, Jake Weber

Votes: 225,711 | Gross: $59.02M

18. Dead & Breakfast (2004)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

34 Metascore

A night at a local bed and breakfast turns into a bloody supernatural fight to the death.

Director: Matthew Leutwyler | Stars: Jeremy Sisto, Erik Palladino, Bianca Lawson, Oz Perkins

Votes: 5,690

19. Taking Lives (2004)

R | 103 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

38 Metascore

An FBI profiler is called in by French Canadian police to catch a serial killer who takes on the identity of each new victim.

Director: D.J. Caruso | Stars: Angelina Jolie, Ethan Hawke, Kiefer Sutherland, Gena Rowlands

Votes: 77,175 | Gross: $32.68M

20. Toolbox Murders (2004)

R | 95 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

A historic Hollywood hotel houses a supernatural evil. It's been subdued for decades, but when renovations start, a series of murders take place.

Director: Tobe Hooper | Stars: Angela Bettis, Brent Roam, Marco Rodríguez, Rance Howard

Votes: 7,554

21. Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)

R | 137 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

83 Metascore

The Bride continues her quest of vengeance against her former boss and lover Bill, the reclusive bouncer Budd, and the treacherous, one-eyed Elle.

Director: Quentin Tarantino | Stars: Uma Thurman, David Carradine, Michael Madsen, Daryl Hannah

Votes: 646,513 | Gross: $66.21M

22. 13 Going on 30 (2004)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

57 Metascore

A girl makes a wish on her thirteenth birthday, and wakes up the next day as a thirty-year-old woman.

Director: Gary Winick | Stars: Jennifer Garner, Mark Ruffalo, Judy Greer, Andy Serkis

Votes: 156,349 | Gross: $57.23M

23. Mean Girls (2004)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy

66 Metascore

Cady Heron is a hit with The Plastics, the A-list girl clique at her new school, until she makes the mistake of falling for Aaron Samuels, the ex-boyfriend of alpha Plastic Regina George.

Director: Mark Waters | Stars: Lindsay Lohan, Jonathan Bennett, Rachel McAdams, Tina Fey

Votes: 313,319 | Gross: $86.06M

24. Envy (2004)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy

31 Metascore

A man becomes increasingly jealous of his friend's newfound success.

Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Ben Stiller, Jack Black, Rachel Weisz, Amy Poehler

Votes: 29,138 | Gross: $12.18M

25. Raising Helen (2004)

PG-13 | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

38 Metascore

After her sister and brother-in-law die in a car accident, a young woman becomes the guardian of their three children.

Director: Garry Marshall | Stars: Kate Hudson, John Corbett, Joan Cusack, Hayden Panettiere

Votes: 34,565 | Gross: $37.49M

26. Jailbait (2004)

R | 90 min | Drama

41 Metascore

Randy commits a crime that would normally get him probation and a hefty fine, but in the "three-strikes" world of justice, he finds himself locked up for 25 years. His cellmate Jake is a ... See full summary »

Director: Brett C. Leonard | Stars: Stephen Adly Guirgis, Michael Pitt, Laila Robins, David Zayas

Votes: 380 | Gross: $0.01M

27. Satan's Little Helper (2004)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Horror

A naive young boy unknowingly becomes the pawn of a serial killer.

Director: Jeff Lieberman | Stars: Alexander Brickel, Katheryn Winnick, Stephen Graham, Amanda Plummer

Votes: 5,493

28. Seeing Other People (2004)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

51 Metascore

Two months shy of their wedding, a couple decide to allow each other last flings until their wedding.

Director: Wallace Wolodarsky | Stars: Jay Mohr, Julianne Nicholson, Andy Richter, Josh Charles

Votes: 2,294 | Gross: $0.06M

29. The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things (2004)

R | 97 min | Drama

27 Metascore

Seven-year-old Jeremiah is pulled from his foster home and thrown into a troubled life on the road with his teenage mother, Sarah.

Director: Asia Argento | Stars: Asia Argento, Dylan Sprouse, Cole Sprouse, Jimmy Bennett

Votes: 6,183 | Gross: $0.03M

30. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)

PG | 142 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

82 Metascore

Harry Potter, Ron and Hermione return to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry for their third year of study, where they delve into the mystery surrounding an escaped prisoner who poses a dangerous threat to the young wizard.

Director: Alfonso Cuarón | Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Richard Griffiths

Votes: 512,142 | Gross: $249.36M

31. The Assassination of Richard Nixon (2004)

R | 95 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

63 Metascore

Based on real life events, Assassination is set in 1974 and centers on a businessman who decides to take extreme measures to achieve his American dream.

Director: Niels Mueller | Stars: Sean Penn, Naomi Watts, Don Cheadle, Jack Thompson

Votes: 24,832 | Gross: $0.70M

32. Soul Plane (2004)

R | 86 min | Comedy

33 Metascore

Things get raucously funny aboard the maiden flight of a black-owned airline, thanks to some last-minute passenger additions.

Director: Jessy Terrero | Stars: Dwayne Adway, Snoop Dogg, Tom Arnold, Kevin Hart

Votes: 20,857 | Gross: $13.92M

33. The Door in the Floor (2004)

R | 111 min | Comedy, Drama

67 Metascore

A writer's young assistant becomes both pawn and catalyst in his boss's disintegrating household.

Director: Tod Williams | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Kim Basinger, Jon Foster, Elle Fanning

Votes: 14,896 | Gross: $3.84M

34. White Chicks (2004)

PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy, Crime

41 Metascore

Two disgraced FBI agents go way undercover in an effort to protect hotel heiresses the Wilson Sisters from a kidnapping plot.

Director: Keenen Ivory Wayans | Stars: Marlon Wayans, Shawn Wayans, Busy Philipps, Maitland Ward

Votes: 123,470 | Gross: $70.83M

35. Spider-Man 2 (2004)

PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

83 Metascore

Peter Parker is beset with troubles in his failing personal life as he battles a brilliant scientist named Doctor Otto Octavius.

Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Alfred Molina, James Franco

Votes: 518,656 | Gross: $373.59M

36. Street Tales of Terror (2004)

R | 87 min | Horror

A homeless man who witnesses a murder is forced to entertain his tormentors with three tales of murder, revenge, and terror.

Directors: J.D. Hawkins, Corey Shields | Stars: Corey Shields, Timothy Eric, Staci Harris, Loco

Votes: 93

37. Mysterious Skin (2004)

Unrated | 105 min | Drama

73 Metascore

A teenage hustler and a young man obsessed with alien abductions cross paths, together discovering a horrible, liberating truth.

Director: Gregg Araki | Stars: Brady Corbet, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Elisabeth Shue, Chase Ellison

Votes: 63,821 | Gross: $0.70M

38. Paparazzi (2004)

PG-13 | 84 min | Action, Crime, Drama

38 Metascore

A rising Hollywood actor decides to take personal revenge against a group of four persistent photographers to make them pay for almost causing a personal tragedy involving his wife and son.

Director: Paul Abascal | Stars: Cole Hauser, Robin Tunney, Dennis Farina, Daniel Baldwin

Votes: 14,309 | Gross: $15.71M

39. Birth (2004)

R | 100 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

50 Metascore

A young boy attempts to convince a woman that he is her dead husband reborn.

Director: Jonathan Glazer | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Cameron Bright, Lauren Bacall, Danny Huston

Votes: 33,576 | Gross: $5.01M

40. State's Evidence (2004)

R | 89 min | Drama, Thriller

Six high school teenagers decide to commit suicide together, but their plans soon go awry when one of them has something darker in mind as well.

Director: Benjamin Louis | Stars: Douglas Smith, Kris Lemche, Drew Tyler Bell, Alexa PenaVega

Votes: 661

41. Lost (I) (2004)

R | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

Jeremy Stanton (Cain), an ordinary man, makes an extraordinary mistake.

Director: Darren Lemke | Stars: Dean Cain, Ashley Scott, Danny Trejo, Irina Björklund

Votes: 1,734

42. The Grudge (2004)

PG-13 | 91 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

49 Metascore

An American nurse living and working in Tokyo is exposed to a mysterious supernatural curse, one that locks a person in a powerful rage before claiming their life and spreading to another victim.

Director: Takashi Shimizu | Stars: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Jason Behr, Clea DuVall, William Mapother

Votes: 135,014 | Gross: $110.36M

43. False Pretenses (2004 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 90 min | Thriller, Drama

Randal 'Randy' Ackers looses his family savings and the company's reserve funds in an 'easy profit scheme' and commits suicide. His widow Dianne hopes to build a new life in California but ... See full summary »

Director: Jason Hreno | Stars: Peta Wilson, Stewart Bick, Melanie Nicholls-King, Conrad Pla

Votes: 296

44. Seed of Chucky (2004)

R | 87 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

46 Metascore

Chucky and Tiffany are resurrected by their innocent gender confused Daughter, Glenda, and hit Hollywood, where a movie depicting the killer dolls' murder spree is underway.

Director: Don Mancini | Stars: Jennifer Tilly, Brad Dourif, John Waters, Billy Boyd

Votes: 36,741 | Gross: $17.08M

45. Closer (I) (2004)

R | 104 min | Drama, Romance

65 Metascore

The relationships of two couples become complicated and deceitful when the man from one couple meets the woman of the other.

Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Natalie Portman, Jude Law, Clive Owen, Julia Roberts

Votes: 195,271 | Gross: $33.99M

46. Simple Revenge (2004)

R | 88 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

4.8