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The following is an overview of events in 2006, including the highest-grossing movies, award ceremonies and festivals, a list of movies released and notable deaths.

Highest-grossing movies[change | change source]

Highest-grossing movies of 2006[1]
Rank Title Distributor Worldwide gross
1 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest Disney $1,066,179,725
2 The Da Vinci Code Columbia $758,239,851
3 Ice Age: The Meltdown 20th Century Fox $660,940,780
4 Casino Royale Sony $599,045,960
5 Night at the Museum 20th Century Fox $574,480,841
6 Cars Disney $462,216,280
7 X-Men: The Last Stand 20th Century Fox $459,359,555
8 Mission: Impossible III Paramount $397,850,012
9 Superman Returns Warner Bros. $391,081,192
10 Happy Feet $384,335,608

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest became the third movie in cinema history to gross over $1 billion and is the 24th highest-grossing movie of all time.

Events[change | change source]

Month Day Event
January 4 The Producers Guild of America nominates Brokeback Mountain, Capote, Crash, Good Night, and Good Luck and Walk the Line as contenders for their best-produced movie award. The Writers Guild of America (WGA) nominate The 40-Year-Old Virgin, I Tried, Crash, Good Night, and Good Luck and The Squid and the Whale for best original screenplay. The WGA nominees for best adapted screenplay are Brokeback Mountain, Capote, The Constant Gardener, A History of Violence and Syriana.
5 Jon Stewart is named host of the 78th Academy Awards.
9 The Broadcast Film Critics Association present their Critics' Choice Awards for the best movies of 2005 live on The WB network in the United States. Brokeback Mountain is named best picture, best director for Ang Lee and ties for best supporting actress for Michelle Williams. Philip Seymour Hoffman is named best actor for Capote and Reese Witherspoon is awarded best actress for Walk the Line.
16 The winners of the 63rd Golden Globe Awards include Brokeback Mountain for best dramatic picture and best director.
19 The 2006 Sundance Film Festival starts in Park City, Utah.
24 Disney announces plans to acquire Pixar
28 The Directors Guild of America names Ang Lee best movie director of 2005 for Brokeback Mountain, best documentary goes to Werner Herzog for Grizzly Man and its Lifetime Achievement Award goes to Clint Eastwood.
29 The Screen Actors Guild names Philip Seymour Hoffman outstanding male movie actor for Capote, Reese Witherspoon as outstanding female lead movie actor for Walk the Line, Rachel Weisz as outstanding female actor in a supporting role for The Constant Gardener, Paul Giamatti as outstanding male actor in a supporting role for Cinderella Man, the cast of Crash as outstanding ensemble in a theatrical motion picture, and Shirley Temple Black is given a life achievement award.
30 The 26th Golden Raspberry Awards nominees include Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo, Dirty Love, The Dukes of Hazzard, House of Wax and Son of the Mask for worst movie; Tom Cruise, Will Ferrell, Jamie Kennedy, The Rock and Rob Schneider for worst actor; and Jessica Alba, Hilary Duff, Jennifer Lopez, Jenny McCarthy and Tara Reid for worst actress.
31 The Academy Awards for best movie achievement in 2005 had nominated primarily independent movies. Brokeback Mountain led the nominations with 8, followed by Crash, Good Night, and Good Luck and Memoirs of a Geisha all earning six.
February 5 The 33rd annual Annie Award - Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit won the best animated feature, as well as all nine categories which it was nominated. Family Guy won the best voice acting and directing, Star Wars: Clone Wars II Chapters 21-25 won the best animated TV production, Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch Has a Glitch won the best home entertainment award, and Ultimate Spider-Man won the new "best video game award".
6 Disney re-acquires the rights to Oswald the Lucky Rabbit from NBCUniversal, in exchange for ABC letting commentator Al Michaels work on NBC Sunday Night Football.
March 4 Dirty Love dominates the 26th Golden Raspberry Awards with 4 awards including Worst Picture and Worst Actress for Jenny McCarthy. Rob Schneider took home for Worst Actor for his performance in Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo. Other awards went to Hayden Christensen as Worst Supporting Actor for Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith and Paris Hilton as Worst Supporting Actress for House of Wax
5 78th Academy Awards: Crash earns a win for Best Picture upsetting favorite Brokeback Mountain. No movie, for the first time in 58 years, won a clear majority. Both movies as well as Memoirs of a Geisha and King Kong win three Oscars each. Favorite March of the Penguins wins Oscar for Documentary Feature. South Africa wins its first motion picture Oscar with the Best Foreign Film award for Tsotsi. Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit wins Oscar for Animated feature movie.

Major awards as follows:

13 11th Empire Awards: Pride & Prejudice and Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith win the most awards with two.
April 18 Tom Cruise and fiancée Katie Holmes welcomed their newborn baby Suri.
25 The 5th annual Tribeca Film Festival opens with notable movies such as Mission: Impossible III and United 93.
28 TV double act Ant & Dec make their big screen debut with Alien Autopsy.
May 17 The 2006 Cannes Film Festival began in Cannes, France. It continued until May 28. It was hosted by Vincent Cassel. Movies in competition included Babel by Alejandro González Iñárritu, Fast Food Nation by Richard Linklater, Iklimler by Nuri Bilge Ceylan, El Laberinto del Fauno by Guillermo del Toro, Marie Antoinette by Sofia Coppola, Southland Tales by Richard Kelly, Volver by Pedro Almodóvar, and The Wind That Shakes the Barley by Ken Loach
27 Brad Pitt and Oscar-winner Angelina Jolie give birth to daughter Shiloh in the African nation of Namibia.
June 3 The 2006 MTV Movie Awards winners were announced.
14 The American Film Institute releases its ninth list of its AFI 100 Years... series, AFI's 100 Years...100 Cheers recognizing 100 movies as the most "inspirational" in cinema history. Frank Capra's It's a Wonderful Life is named the most "inspirational" movie of all time.
July 7 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest opens later grossing $55.8 million on its opening day, setting records for the largest opening day, the largest single day gross, and the largest Friday gross of all time (the previous record was held by Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith with $50,013,859, the previous year). It also surpassed the opening weekend gross (at $135,634,554 between July 7–9) previously set by Spider-Man in 2002 with $114,844,116 between May 3–5.
28 Actor and Oscar-winning director producer Mel Gibson is arrested after speeding on Pacific Coast Highway due to a DUI. Police reports later reveal stinging anti-Semitic comments made to the officer (a Jew). Gibson checked into rehab and issued several statements apologizing for his rude comments. See Mel Gibson DUI incident for more details.
September 7 Ellen DeGeneres is named host of the 79th Academy Awards.
7-16 The 2006 Toronto International Film Festival takes place.
December 7 64th Golden Globe Awards nominees are announced. Babel leads nominations with seven.

Awards[change | change source]

Category/Organization 64th Golden Globe Awards
January 15, 2007
12th Critics' Choice
January 20, 2007
Producers, Directors, Screen Actors, and Writers Guild Awards 60th BAFTA Awards
February 11, 2007
79th Academy Awards
February 25, 2007
Drama Musical or Comedy
Best Film Babel Dreamgirls The Departed Little Miss Sunshine The Queen The Departed
Best Director Martin Scorsese
The Departed
Paul Greengrass
United 93
Martin Scorsese
The Departed
Best Actor Forest Whitaker
The Last King of Scotland
Sacha Baron Cohen
Forest Whitaker
The Last King of Scotland
Best Actress Helen Mirren
The Queen
Meryl Streep
The Devil Wears Prada
Helen Mirren
The Queen
Best Supporting Actor Eddie Murphy
Alan Arkin
Little Miss Sunshine
Best Supporting Actress Jennifer Hudson
Best Screenplay, Adapted Peter Morgan
The Queen
Michael Arndt
Little Miss Sunshine
William Monahan
The Departed
Jeremy Brock and Peter Morgan
The Last King of Scotland
William Monahan
The Departed
Best Screenplay, Original Michael Arndt
Little Miss Sunshine
Best Animated Film Cars N/A Happy Feet
Best Original Score The Painted Veil
Alexandre Desplat
The Illusionist
Philip Glass
N/A Babel
Gustavo Santaolalla
Best Original Song "The Song of the Heart"
Happy Feet
N/A N/A "I Need to Wake Up"
An Inconvenient Truth
Best Foreign Language Film Letters from Iwo Jima N/A Pan's Labyrinth The Lives of Others

2006 wide-release movies[change | change source]

January–March[change | change source]

‡ Movies that achieved wide-release status after initial release
Opening Title Studio Cast and crew Genre Medium
6 BloodRayne Boll KG Productions Uwe Boll (director); Guinevere Turner (screenplay); Kristanna Loken, Ben Kingsley, Michael Madsen, Matthew Davis, Michelle Rodriguez, Will Sanderson, Billy Zane, Udo Kier, Michael Paré, Meat Loaf Fantasy, Action, Horror
Grandma's Boy 20th Century Fox / Level 1 Entertainment / Happy Madison Productions Nicholaus Goossen (director); Allen Covert, Nick Swardson, Barry Wernick (screenplay); Allen Covert, Doris Roberts, Nick Swardson, Linda Cardellini, Shirley Jones, Shirley Knight, Peter Dante, Joel David Moore, Jonah Hill, Kevin Nealon Comedy
Hostel Screen Gems / Lions Gate Films Eli Roth (director/screenplay); Jay Hernandez, Derek Richardson, Eyþór Guðjónsson, Barbara Nedeljáková, Rick Hoffman, Jennifer Lim Horror
13 Glory Road Walt Disney Pictures / Jerry Bruckheimer Films James Gartner (director); Gregory Allen Howard, Chris Cleveland, Bettina Gilois (screenplay); Josh Lucas, Derek Luke, Jon Voight, Austin Nichols, Evan Jones, Alphonso McAuley, Tatyana Ali Sports, Drama
Hoodwinked! The Weinstein Company / Kanbar Entertainment Cory Edwards, Todd Edwards, Tony Leech (directors/screenplay); Anne Hathaway, Glenn Close, James Belushi, Patrick Warburton, Anthony Anderson, David Ogden Stiers, Xzibit, Chazz Palminteri, Andy Dick Comedy, Crime, Family Animation
Last Holiday Paramount Pictures / ImageMovers Wayne Wang (director); Jeffrey Price and Peter S. Seaman (screenplay); Queen Latifah, LL Cool J, Timothy Hutton, Gérard Depardieu, Alicia Witt, Giancarlo Esposito, Susan Kellermann, Michael Nouri Comedy, Drama
Tristan and Isolde 20th Century Fox / Scott Free Productions / Franchise Pictures Kevin Reynolds (director); Dean Georgaris (screenplay); James Franco, Sophia Myles, Rufus Sewell, Mark Strong, Henry Cavill, David O'Hara Epic, Drama, Drama
20 End of the Spear Rocky Mountain Pictures Jim Hanon (director/screenplay); Bill Ewing, Bart Gavigan (screenplay); Louie Leonardo, Chad Allen, Jack Guzman, Christina Souza, Sean McGowan, Beth Bailey Drama, Christian
Underworld: Evolution Screen Gems / Lakeshore Entertainment Len Wiseman (director); Danny McBride (screenplay); Kate Beckinsale, Scott Speedman, Tony Curran, Shane Brolly, Steven Mackintosh, Derek Jacobi, Bill Nighy Action, Horror
24 Wristcutters: A Love Story Autonomous Films Goran Dukić (director/screenplay); Patrick Fugit, Shannyn Sossamon, Shea Whigham, Leslie Bibb, Tom Waits, Mark Boone Junior, Will Arnett Black Comedy, Romance, Road
27 Annapolis Touchstone Pictures Justin Lin (director); Dave Collard (screenplay); James Franco, Tyrese Gibson, Jordana Brewster, Roger Fan, Donnie Wahlberg, Vicellous Reon Shannon, Chi McBride, Brian Goodman, Charles Napier Drama
Big Momma's House 2 20th Century Fox / Regency Enterprises John Whitesell (director); Don Rhymer (screenplay); Martin Lawrence, Nia Long, Zachary Levi, Mark Moses, Emily Procter, Kat Dennings, Chloë Grace Moretz Comedy, Crime
Nanny McPhee Universal Pictures / StudioCanal / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / Working Title Films Kirk Jones (director); Emma Thompson (screenplay); Emma Thompson, Colin Firth, Kelly Macdonald, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Angela Lansbury, Eliza Bennett, Raphaël Coleman, Imelda Staunton Fantasy, Comedy, Family
3 Something New Focus Features Sanaa Hamri (director); Kriss Turner (screenplay); Sanaa Lathan, Simon Baker, Blair Underwood, Donald Faison, Alfre Woodard, Earl Billings, Wendy Raquel Robinson, Mike Epps Romance, Drama
When a Stranger Calls Screen Gems / Davis Entertainment Simon West (director); Jake Wade Wall (screenplay); Camilla Belle, Brian Geraghty, Katie Cassidy, Clark Gregg, Tommy Flanagan, Tessa Thompson, Derek de Lint, Kate Jennings Grant, David Denman Horror
10 Curious George Universal Pictures / Imagine Entertainment Matthew O'Callaghan (director); Ken Kaufman (screenplay); Will Ferrell, Drew Barrymore, David Cross, Eugene Levy, Joan Plowright, Dick Van Dyke, Frank Welker Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Final Destination 3 New Line Cinema / Hard Eight Pictures / Zide/Perry Productions James Wong (director/screenplay); Glen Morgan (screenplay); Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Ryan Merriman, Kris Lemche, Alexz Johnson, Amanda Crew, Jesse Moss, Gina Holden, Texas Battle Supernatural, Horror
Firewall Warner Bros. Pictures / Village Roadshow Pictures / Beacon Pictures / Thunder Road Films Richard Loncraine (director); Joe Forte (screenplay); Harrison Ford, Paul Bettany, Virginia Madsen, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Jimmy Bennett, Carly Schroeder, Robert Forster, Robert Patrick, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Alan Arkin Crime, Thriller
The Pink Panther Columbia Pictures / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Shawn Levy (director); Steve Martin, Len Blum (screenplay); Steve Martin, Kevin Kline, Jean Reno, Emily Mortimer, Henry Czerny, Kristin Chenoweth, Roger Rees, Beyoncé Knowles Comedy, Family
17 Date Movie 20th Century Fox / Regency Enterprises Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer (directors/screenplay); Alyson Hannigan, Adam Campbell, Jennifer Coolidge, Tony Cox, Fred Willard, Eddie Griffin, Carmen Electra, Judah Friedlander Comedy, Romance, Spoof
Eight Below Walt Disney Pictures / Spyglass Entertainment / Mandeville Films Paul Walker, Bruce Greenwood, Moon Bloodgood, Jason Biggs, August Schellenberg, Wendy Crewson, Belinda Metz Adventure, Drama, Family
Freedomland Columbia Pictures / Revolution Studios Joe Roth (director); Richard Price (screenplay); Samuel L. Jackson, Julianne Moore, Edie Falco, Ron Eldard, William Forsythe, Aunjanue Ellis, Anthony Mackie, LaTanya Richardson, Clarke Peters Drama, Mystery, Thriller
24 Doogal The Weinstein Company Dave Borthwick, Jean Duval, Frank Passingham (directors); Butch Hartman (screenplay); Daniel Tay, Jimmy Fallon, Whoopi Goldberg, Jon Stewart, William H. Macy, Chevy Chase, Kevin Smith, Ian McKellen, Judi Dench, Kylie Minogue, Bill Hader Adventure, Fantasy Animation
Madea's Family Reunion Lionsgate Tyler Perry (director/screenplay); Tyler Perry, Blair Underwood, Keke Palmer, Lynn Whitfield, Lisa Arrindell Anderson, Jenifer Lewis, Rochelle Aytes, Boris Kodjoe Comedy, Drama
Running Scared New Line Cinema / Media 8 Entertainment Wayne Kramer (director/screenplay); Paul Walker, Cameron Bright, Vera Farmiga, Chazz Palminteri, Karel Roden, Johnny Messner, Ivana Miličević, Michael Cudlitz, John Noble Crime, Thriller
3 16 Blocks Warner Bros. Pictures / Alcon Entertainment / Millennium Films / The Donners' Company Richard Donner (director); Richard Wenk (screenplay); Bruce Willis, Mos Def, David Morse, Jenna Stern, Casey Sander, Cylk Cozart, David Zayas Crime, Thriller
Aquamarine Fox 2000 Pictures Sara Paxton, Emma Roberts, JoJo, Jake McDorman, Arielle Kebbel, Claudia Karvan, Bruce Spence, Tammin Sursok Comedy, Fantasy
Dave Chappelle's Block Party Rogue Pictures Michel Gondry (director); Dave Chappelle (screenplay); Dave Chappelle, Kanye West, Mos Def, Common, John Legend Documentary
Ultraviolet Screen Gems Kurt Wimmer (director/screenplay); Milla Jovovich, Cameron Bright, Nick Chinlund, William Fichtner Sci-Fi, Action, Thriller
10 Failure to Launch Paramount Pictures Tom Dey (director); Tom J. Astle, Matt Ember (screenplay); Matthew McConaughey, Sarah Jessica Parker, Zooey Deschanel, Justin Bartha, Bradley Cooper, Terry Bradshaw, Kathy Bates Romance, Comedy
The Hills Have Eyes Fox Searchlight Pictures Alexandre Aja (director/screenplay); Grégory Levasseur (screenplay); Aaron Stanford, Kathleen Quinlan, Vinessa Shaw, Emilie de Ravin, Dan Byrd, Robert Joy, Ted Levine Horror
The Shaggy Dog Walt Disney Pictures Brian Robbins (director); Cormac Wibberley, Marianne Wibberley, Geoff Rodkey, Jack Amiel, Michael Begler (screenplay); Tim Allen, Robert Downey, Jr., Kristin Davis, Danny Glover, Spencer Breslin, Jane Curtin, Zena Grey, Philip Baker Hall Comedy, Family
17 She's the Man DreamWorks Pictures / Lakeshore Entertainment Andy Fickman (director); Karen McCullah Lutz, Kirsten Smith (screenplay); Amanda Bynes, Channing Tatum, Laura Ramsey, David Cross, Vinnie Jones, Alexandra Breckenridge, Robert Hoffman, Jonathan Sadowski, Emily Perkins Sports, Comedy
Thank You for Smoking Fox Searchlight Pictures Jason Reitman (director/screenplay); Aaron Eckhart, Maria Bello, Cameron Bright, Adam Brody, Sam Elliott, Katie Holmes, David Koechner, Rob Lowe, William H. Macy, J.K. Simmons, Robert Duvall Comedy, Drama
V for Vendetta Warner Bros. Pictures / Virtual Studios / Silver Pictures James McTeigue (director); The Wachowskis (screenplay); Natalie Portman, Hugo Weaving, Stephen Rea, John Hurt, Stephen Fry, Tim Pigott-Smith and Rupert Graves Political thriller
24 Inside Man Universal Pictures / Imagine Entertainment / 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks Spike Lee (director); Russell Gewirtz (screenplay); Denzel Washington, Clive Owen, Jodie Foster, Christopher Plummer, Willem Dafoe, Chiwetel Ejiofor Crime, Thriller
Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector Lionsgate Trent Cooper (director); James Greer, Jonathan Bernstein (screenplay); Larry the Cable Guy, Iris Bahr, Bruce Bruce, Joanna Cassidy, Brooke Dillman, Tony Hale, David Koechner, Lisa Lampanelli, Megyn Price, Thomas F. Wilson, Joe Pantoliano Comedy
The Secret Prime Time Productions / Dharma Production Drew Heriot (director) Documentary
Stay Alive Hollywood Pictures / Spyglass Entertainment / Endgame Entertainment William Brent Bell (director/screenplay); Matthew Peterman (screenplay); Jon Foster, Samaire Armstrong, Frankie Muniz, Jimmi Simpson, Milo Ventimiglia, Sophia Bush, Adam Goldberg, Wendell Pierce Slasher
Unidentified Five & Two Pictures / Cornerstone Television Rich Christiano (director/screenplay); Jonathan Aube, Josh Adamson, Michael Blain-Rozgay, Rebecca St. James, Jenna Bailey, Lance Zitron Sci-fi, Christian
31 ATL Warner Bros. Pictures / Overbrook Entertainment Chris Robinson (director); Tina Gordon Chism (screenplay); Tip "T.I." Harris, Lauren London, Evan Ross, Jackie Long, Jason Weaver, Big Boi, Lonette McKee, Mykelti Williamson, Keith David Drama
Basic Instinct 2 Sony Pictures Releasing / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / Constantin Film / C2 Pictures Michael Caton-Jones (director); Henry Bean, Leora Barish (screenplay); Sharon Stone, David Morrissey, Charlotte Rampling, David Thewlis, Flora Montgomery, Heathcote Williams, Hugh Dancy Erotic thriller
Ice Age: The Meltdown 20th Century Fox Animation / Blue Sky Studios Carlos Saldanha (director); Peter Gaulke, Gerry Swallow, Jim Hecht (screenplay); Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary, Queen Latifah, Seann William Scott, Josh Peck, Will Arnett, Jay Leno, Alan Tudyk, Chris Wedge Comedy, Adventure, Family Animation
Slither Universal Pictures / Gold Circle Films James Gunn (director/screenplay); Nathan Fillion, Elizabeth Banks, Gregg Henry, Michael Rooker, Tania Saulnier, Jenna Fischer, Haig Sutherland, Matreya Fedor Sci-Fi, Horror, Comedy

April–June[change | change source]

‡ Films that achieved wide-release status after initial release
Opening Title Studio Cast and crew Genre Medium
7 The Benchwarmers Columbia Pictures / Revolution Studios / Happy Madison Productions Dennis Dugan (director); Allen Covert, Nick Swardson (writers); Rob Schneider, David Spade, Jon Heder, Jon Lovitz, Nick Swardson, Craig Kilborn, Molly Sims, Tim Meadows Comedy, Sports
Friends with Money Sony Pictures Classics Nicole Holofcener (director/screenplay); Jennifer Aniston, Joan Cusack, Catherine Keener, Frances McDormand, Jason Isaacs, Scott Caan, Simon McBurney, Greg Germann Comedy, Drama
Lucky Number Slevin Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / The Weinstein Company / Ascendant Pictures / FlimEngine Paul McGuigan (director); Jason Smilovic (screenplay); Josh Hartnett, Lucy Liu, Ben Kingsley, Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman, Stanley Tucci, Peter Outerbridge, Kevin Chamberlin Crime, Thriller
Phat Girlz Fox Searchlight Pictures Nnegest Likké (director/screenplay); Mo'Nique, Jimmy Jean-Louis, Godfrey, Kendra C. Johnson, Dayo Ade, Jack Noseworthy, Eric Roberts Comedy
Take the Lead New Line Cinema Liz Friedlander (director); Dianne Houston (screenplay); Antonio Banderas, Alfre Woodard, John Ortiz, Rob Brown, Yaya DaCosta, Dante Basco, Elijah Kelley, Jenna Dewan Drama, Dance
14 Scary Movie 4 The Weinstein Company / Dimension Films / Miramax Films David Zucker (director); Jim Abrahams, Craig Mazin, Pat Proft (screenplay); Anna Faris, Regina Hall, Craig Bierko, Bill Pullman, Anthony Anderson, Carmen Electra, Chris Elliott, Kevin Hart, Cloris Leachman, Michael Madsen, Molly Shannon, Charlie Sheen, Leslie Nielsen, Shaquille O'Neal Comedy, Horror, Spoof
The Wild Walt Disney Pictures Steve Williams (director); Ed Decter, John J. Strauss, Mark Gibson, Philip Halprin (screenplay); Kiefer Sutherland, Jim Belushi, Eddie Izzard, Janeane Garofalo, William Shatner, Richard Kind, Greg Cipes, Colin Cunningham, Patrick Warburton Comedy, Adventure, Family Animation
20 Jon's First Movie Paramount Pictures / DreamWorks Animation Tim Johnson, Karey Kirkpatrick (director); Ewan McGregor, Kevin James, Denis Leary, Owen Wilson, Renée Zellweger, Jack Black, George Clooney, Christopher Knights, John Goodman, Cameron Diaz, Hugh Jackman, Harvey Fierstein Comedy, Family Animation
21 American Dreamz Universal Pictures Paul Weitz (director/screenplay); Hugh Grant, Dennis Quaid, Marcia Gay Harden, Willem Dafoe, Mandy Moore, Sam Golzari, Chris Klein, Jennifer Coolidge, Seth Meyers, Tony Yalda, Noureen DeWulf, Shohreh Aghdashloo Comedy
The Sentinel 20th Century Fox / Regency Enterprises Clark Johnson (director); George Nolfi (screenplay); Michael Douglas, Kiefer Sutherland, Eva Longoria, Martin Donovan, Kim Basinger Action, Crime, Thriller
Silent Hill TriStar Pictures / Davis Films Christophe Gans (director/screenplay); Roger Avary (screenplay); Radha Mitchell, Sean Bean, Deborah Kara Unger, Laurie Holden, Jodelle Ferland, Alice Krige, Kim Coates, Tanya Allen Horror
28 Akeelah and the Bee Lionsgate / 2929 Entertainment / Starbucks Entertainment Doug Atchison (director/screenplay); Keke Palmer, Laurence Fishburne, Angela Bassett, Curtis Armstrong, J.R. Villarreal, Sean Michael Afable, Erica Hubbard, Lee Thompson Young Drama
Alien Autopsy Warner Bros. Pictures / Qwerty Films Jonny Campbell (director); William Davies (screenplay); Ant McPartlin, Declan Donnelly, Bill Pullman, Harry Dean Stanton, Omid Djalili, Jimmy Carr, Götz Otto, Morwenna Banks, John Shrapnel Comedy, Sci-fi
RV Columbia Pictures / Relativity Media / Red Wagon Productions Barry Sonnenfeld (director); Geoff Rodkey (screenplay); Robin Williams, Cheryl Hines, Josh Hutcherson, Joanna "JoJo" Levesque, Jeff Daniels, Kristin Chenoweth, Hunter Parrish, Alex Ferris, Will Arnett Comedy, Road, Family
Stick It Touchstone Pictures / Spyglass Entertainment Jessica Bendinger (director/screenplay); Missy Peregrym, Jeff Bridges, Vanessa Lengies, Maddy Curley, Nikki SooHoo, Kellan Lutz, John Patrick Amedori, Tarah Paige, Jon Gries, Gia Carides Comedy, Drama, Sports
United 93 Universal Pictures / Working Title Films Paul Greengrass (director/screenplay); Christian Clemenson, Cheyenne Jackson, David Alan Basche, Peter Hermann, Corey Johnson, Richard Bekins, Michael J. Reynolds, Khalid Abdalla, David Rasche, Rebecca Schull, Denny Dillon Biography, Drama, Thriller
5 An American Haunting Freestyle Releasing / After Dark Films / Remstar Courtney Solomon (director/screenplay); Donald Sutherland, Sissy Spacek, James D'Arcy, Rachel Hurd-Wood, Matthew Marsh, Miquel Brown Horror
Art School Confidential Sony Pictures Classics / United Artists Terry Zwigoff (director); Daniel Clowes (screenplay); Max Minghella, Sophia Myles, John Malkovich, Anjelica Huston, Jim Broadbent, Matt Keeslar, Ethan Suplee, Joel David Moore Comedy, Drama
Hoot New Line Cinema / Walden Media Wil Shriner (director/screenplay); Logan Lerman, Brie Larson, Luke Wilson, Cody Linley, Tim Blake Nelson, Neil Flynn, Robert Wagner, Kiersten Warren, Clark Gregg Comedy, Family
Mission: Impossible III Paramount Pictures J. J. Abrams (director/screenplay); Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci (screenplay); Tom Cruise, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Ving Rhames, Billy Crudup, Michelle Monaghan, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Keri Russell, Maggie Q, Laurence Fishburne and Simon Pegg Action, Spy
12 Goal! Touchstone Pictures Danny Cannon (director); Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais, Mike Jefferies, Adrian Butchart (screenplay); Kuno Becker, Alessandro Nivola, Marcel Iureş, Stephen Dillane, Anna Friel, Tony Plana, Kieran O'Brien, Sean Pertwee Sports, Drama
Just My Luck 20th Century Fox / Regency Enterprises / Cheyenne Enterprises / Silvercup Studios Donald Petrie (director); I. Marlene King, Amy B. Harris, James Greer, Jonathan Bernstein (screenplay); Lindsay Lohan, Chris Pine, Faizon Love, Missi Pyle, Samaire Armstrong, Bree Turner, Makenzie Vega, Carlos Ponce, McFly Romance, Comedy
Poseidon Warner Bros. Pictures / Virtual Studios Wolfgang Petersen (director); Mark Protosevich (screenplay); Kurt Russell, Josh Lucas, Richard Dreyfuss, Jacinda Barrett, Emmy Rossum, Mike Vogel, Mia Maestro, Jimmy Bennett, Andre Braugher, Kevin Dillon, Stacy Ferguson Disaster
19 The Da Vinci Code Columbia Pictures / Imagine Entertainment / Skylark Productions Ron Howard (director); Akiva Goldsman (screenplay); Tom Hanks, Audrey Tautou, Ian McKellen, Alfred Molina, Jürgen Prochnow, Jean Reno, Paul Bettany Mystery, Thriller
Over the Hedge Paramount Pictures / DreamWorks Animation Tim Johnson, Karey Kirkpatrick (director); Len Blum, Lorne Cameron, David Hoselton, Karey Kirkpatrick (screenplay); Bruce Willis, Garry Shandling, Steve Carell, Wanda Sykes, Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara, William Shatner, Avril Lavigne, Nick Nolte, Thomas Haden Church, Allison Janney Comedy, Family Animation
See No Evil Lionsgate / WWE Studios Gregory Dark (director); Dan Madigan (screenplay); Kane, Samantha Noble, Christina Vidal, Michael J. Pagan, Rachael Taylor, Penny McNamee, Craig Horner Slasher
26 X-Men: The Last Stand 20th Century Fox / Marvel Entertainment / Dune Entertainment / The Donners' Company Brett Ratner (director); Simon Kinberg, Zak Penn (screenplay); Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart, Famke Janssen, Kelsey Grammer, Anna Paquin, James Marsden, Rebecca Romijn, Shawn Ashmore, Vinnie Jones Action, Superhero
2 The Break-Up Universal Pictures Peyton Reed (director); Jeremy Garelick, Jay Lavender (screenplay); Vince Vaughn, Jennifer Aniston, Joey Lauren Adams, Ann-Margret, Judy Davis, Vincent D'Onofrio, Jon Favreau, Cole Hauser, Keir O'Donnell, John Michael Higgins, Justin Long Romance, Comedy, Drama
6 The Omen 20th Century Fox John Moore (director); David Seltzer (screenplay); Julia Stiles, Liev Schreiber, Mia Farrow, David Thewlis, Pete Postlethwaite, Michael Gambon, Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick Supernatural, Horror
9 Cars Walt Disney Pictures / Pixar Animation Studios John Lasseter (director/screenplay); Dan Fogelman, Joe Ranft, Jorgen Klubien, Kiel Murray, Phil Lorin (screenplay); Owen Wilson, Paul Newman, Bonnie Hunt, Larry the Cable Guy, Tony Shalhoub, Cheech Marin, Jenifer Lewis, George Carlin, Paul Dooley, Michael Keaton, John Ratzenberger, Jeremy Piven Comedy, Family Animation
A Prairie Home Companion Picturehouse / New Line Cinema Robert Altman (director); Garrison Keillor (screenplay); Woody Harrelson, Tommy Lee Jones, Garrison Keillor, Kevin Kline, Lindsay Lohan, Virginia Madsen, John C. Reilly, Maya Rudolph, Meryl Streep, Lily Tomlin Comedy
16 The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift Universal Pictures / Relativity Media Justin Lin (director); Chris Morgan (screenplay); Lucas Black, Nathalie Kelley, Sung Kang, Bow Wow, Brian Tee, Leonardo Nam, Brian Goodman, Zachery Ty Bryan Action
Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties 20th Century Fox Tim Hill (director); Joel Cohen, Alec Sokolow (screenplay); Bill Murray, Breckin Meyer, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Tim Curry, Billy Connolly, Ian Abercrombie, Bob Hoskins, Rhys Ifans, Vinnie Jones, Jim Piddock Comedy, Family
The Lake House Warner Bros. Pictures / Village Roadshow Pictures / Vertigo DC Comics Alejandro Agresti (director); David Auburn (screenplay); Keanu Reeves, Sandra Bullock, Dylan Walsh, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Christopher Plummer, Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Willeke van Ammelrooy, Lynn Collins Romance, Comedy
Nacho Libre Paramount Pictures / Nickelodeon Movies Jared Hess (director/screenplay); Jerusha Hess, Mike White(screenplay); Jack Black, Ana de la Reguera, Hector Jimenez, Peter Stormare, Carla Jimenez, Richard Montoya, Moisés Arias Sports, Comedy, Family
21 The Collingswood Story Anchor Bay Entertainment Mike Costanza (director/screenplay); Stephanie Dees, Johnny Burton, Grant Edmonds, Vera Madeline Horror
23 Click Columbia Pictures / Revolution Studios / Happy Madison Productions Frank Coraci (director); Steve Koren, Mark O'Keefe (screenplay); Adam Sandler, Kate Beckinsale, Christopher Walken, Henry Winkler, David Hasselhoff, Julie Kavner, Sean Astin Comedy, Fantasy
Waist Deep Rogue Pictures / Intrepid Pictures Tyrese Gibson, Meagan Good, Larenz Tate, Kimora Lee Simmons, The Game Action, Drama
28 Superman Returns Warner Bros. Pictures / Legendary Pictures / DC Comics Bryan Singer (director); Michael Dougherty, Dan Harris (screenplay); Brandon Routh, Kate Bosworth, Kevin Spacey, James Marsden, Parker Posey, Frank Langella, Eva Marie Saint, Kal Penn, Sam Huntington, Tristan Lake Leabu Superhero Live action
30 The Devil Wears Prada Fox 2000 Pictures David Frankel (director); Aline Brosh McKenna (screenplay); Anne Hathaway, Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, Stanley Tucci, Adrian Grenier, Simon Baker, Gisele Bündchen, Tracie Thoms, Stephanie Szostak Comedy, Drama Live action

July–September[change | change source]

‡ Films that achieved wide-release status after initial release
Opening Title Studio Cast and crew Genre Medium
7 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest Walt Disney Pictures / Jerry Bruckheimer Films Gore Verbinski (director); Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio (screenplay); Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley, Jack Davenport, Stellan Skarsgård, Bill Nighy, Naomie Harris, Kevin McNally, Lee Arenberg, Mackenzie Crook, Tom Hollander, Geoffrey Rush Swashbuckler, Fantasy
14 Little Man Columbia Pictures / Revolution Studios Keenen Ivory Wayans (director/screenplay); Marlon Wayans, Shawn Wayans (screenplay); Marlon Wayans, Shawn Wayans, Kerry Washington, John Witherspoon, Tracy Morgan, Chazz Palminteri, Molly Shannon Comedy
You, Me and Dupree Universal Pictures Anthony Russo, Joe Russo (directors); Michael LeSieur (screenplay); Owen Wilson, Kate Hudson, Matt Dillon, Michael Douglas, Seth Rogen, Amanda Detmer, Todd Stashwick, Ralph Ting, Bill Hader Comedy, Romance
21 Clerks II Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / The Weinstein Company / View Askew Productions Kevin Smith (director/screenplay); Brian O'Halloran, Jeff Anderson, Rosario Dawson, Trevor Fehrman, Jason Mewes, Kevin Smith, Jennifer Schwalbach Smith Comedy
Lady in the Water Warner Bros. Pictures / Legendary Pictures / Blinding Edge Pictures M. Night Shyamalan (director/screenplay); Paul Giamatti, Bryce Dallas Howard, Bob Balaban, Jeffrey Wright, Sarita Choudhury, Cindy Cheung, Freddy Rodriguez, Bill Irwin, Jared Harris Fantasy, Thriller
Monster House Columbia Pictures / Relativity Media / Amblin Entertainment / ImageMovers Gil Kenan (director); Dan Harmon, Rob Schrab, Pamela Pettler (screenplay); Mitchel Musso, Sam Lerner, Spencer Locke, Steve Buscemi, Nick Cannon, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Kevin James, Jason Lee, Catherine O'Hara, Kathleen Turner, Fred Willard Comedy, Horror, Family Animation
My Super Ex-Girlfriend 20th Century Fox / Regency Enterprises Ivan Reitman (director); Don Payne (screenplay); Uma Thurman, Luke Wilson, Anna Faris, Eddie Izzard, Rainn Wilson, Wanda Sykes Superhero, Comedy
26 Little Miss Sunshine Fox Searchlight Pictures / Big Beach / Deep River Productions Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris (directors); Michael Arndt (screenplay); Greg Kinnear, Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Abigail Breslin, Alan Arkin, Paul Dano, Bryan Cranston, Dean Norris, Wallace Langham Comedy, Drama, Road
28 The Ant Bully Warner Bros. Pictures / Legendary Pictures / Playtone John A. Davis (director/screenplay); Zach Tyler Eisen, Julia Roberts, Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep, Paul Giamatti, Regina King, Bruce Campbell, Lily Tomlin, Cheri Oteri, Ricardo Montalbán Adventure, Fantasy, Comedy, Family Animation
John Tucker Must Die 20th Century Fox Betty Thomas (director); Jeff Lowell (screenplay); Jesse Metcalfe, Brittany Snow, Ashanti, Sophia Bush, Arielle Kebbel, Penn Badgley, Jenny McCarthy, Fatso-Fasano, Patricia Drake, Taylor Kitsch, Kevin McNulty Romance, Comedy
Miami Vice Universal Pictures Michael Mann (director/screenplay); Colin Farrell, Jamie Foxx, Gong Li, Justin Theroux, Naomie Harris, Ciarán Hinds, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Domenick Lombardozzi Action, Crime, Thriller
Scoop Focus Features / BBC Films / Ingenious Film Partners Woody Allen (director/screenplay); Scarlett Johansson, Woody Allen, Hugh Jackman, Ian McShane, Charles Dance, Romola Garai, Kevin R. McNally, Julian Glover Romance, Comedy, Mystery
4 Barnyard Paramount Pictures / Nickelodeon Movies / O Entertainment Steve Oedekerk (director/screenplay); Kevin James, Sam Elliott, Courteney Cox, Wanda Sykes, Danny Glover, Andie MacDowell, David Koechner, Jeffrey Garcia, Tino Insana, Cam Clarke, Rob Paulsen Comedy, Family Animation
The Descent Lionsgate / Celador Neil Marshall (director/screenplay); Shauna Macdonald, Natalie Mendoza, Alex Reid, Saskia Mulder, MyAnna Buring, Nora-Jane Noone, Oliver Milburn Adventure, Horror
The Night Listener Miramax Films / IFC Films / Fortissimo Films Patrick Stettner (director/screenplay); Armistead Maupin, Terry Anderson (screenplay); Robin Williams, Toni Collette, Rory Culkin, Bobby Cannavale, Sandra Oh, Joe Morton, John Cullum, Lisa Emery Psychological thriller
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby Columbia Pictures / Relativity Media / Apatow Productions / Mosaic Media Group Adam McKay (director/screenplay); Will Ferrell (screenplay); Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Sacha Baron Cohen, Michael Clarke Duncan, Leslie Bibb, Gary Cole, Jane Lynch, Amy Adams, Andy Richter Sports, Comedy Live action
9 World Trade Center Paramount Pictures Oliver Stone (director); Andrea Berloff (screenplay); Nicolas Cage, Maria Bello, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Michael Peña, Stephen Dorff, Jon Bernthal, Jay Hernandez, Michael Shannon, Donna Murphy, Frank Whaley, Jude Ciccolella, Danny Nucci Disaster, Drama Live action
11 Pulse The Weinstein Company / Dimension Films / Distant Horizons Jim Sonzero (director); Wes Craven, Ray Wright (screenplay); Kristen Bell, Ian Somerhalder, Christina Milian, Rick Gonzalez, Zach Grenier, Samm Levine, Octavia Spencer, Ron Rifkin Horror Live action
Step Up Touchstone Pictures / Summit Entertainment / Offspring Entertainment Anne Fletcher (director); Duane Adler, Melissa Rosenberg (screenplay); Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan Tatum, Mario, Drew Sidora, Heavy D, Damaine Radcliff, De'Shawn Washington, Rachel Griffiths, Josh Henderson, Alyson Stoner Dance, Romance Live action
Zoom Columbia Pictures / Revolution Studios Peter Hewitt (director); Adam Rifkin, David Berenbaum (screenplay); Tim Allen, Courteney Cox, Chevy Chase, Rip Torn, Spencer Breslin, Kevin Zegers, Michael Cassidy, Kate Mara, Ryan Whitney Adventure, Superhero
18 Accepted Universal Pictures / Shady Acres Entertainment Steve Pink (director); Adam Cooper, Bill Collage, Mark Perez (screenplay); Justin Long, Blake Lively, Anthony Heald, Jonah Hill, Lewis Black, Adam Herschman, Columbus Short, Maria Thayer, Mark Derwin, Ann Cusack Comedy
The Illusionist Yari Film Group Neil Burger (director/screenplay); Edward Norton, Paul Giamatti, Jessica Biel, Rufus Sewell, Eddie Marsan, Jake Wood Mystery, Romance
Kenny Xenon Pictures / Madman Entertainment Clayton Jacobson (director/screenplay); Shane Jacobson (screenplay); Shane Jacobson, Eve von Bibra, Clayton Jacobson, Ronald Jacobson, Jesse Jacobson Mockumentary
Material Girls Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / Maverick Films Martha Coolidge (director); Jessica O'Toole, Amy Rardin, John Quaintance (screenplay); Hilary Duff, Haylie Duff, Anjelica Huston, Lukas Haas, María Conchita Alonso, Brent Spiner, Faith Prince, Marcus Coloma, Obba Babatundé, Reagan Dale Neis Comedy
Snakes on a Plane New Line Cinema / Mutual Film Company David R. Ellis (director); Sebastian Gutierrez, David J. Taylor, John Heffernan (screenplay); Samuel L. Jackson, Julianna Margulies, Nathan Phillips, Bobby Cannavale, Rachel Blanchard, Flex Alexander, Todd Louiso, Sunny Mabrey, Kenan Thompson, Lin Shaye, David Koechner Action, Thriller Live action
25 Beerfest Warner Bros. Pictures / Legendary Pictures Jay Chandrasekhar (director/screenplay); Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme, Paul Soter, Erik Stolhanske (screenplay); Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme, Paul Soter, Erik Stolhanske, Nat Faxon, Will Forte, Ralf Möller, Mo'Nique, Eric Christian Olsen, Jürgen Prochnow, Cloris Leachman Comedy
How to Eat Fried Worms New Line Cinema / Walden Media Bob Dolman (director); Luke Benward, Hallie Eisenberg, Adam Hicks, Tom Cavanagh, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Austin Rogers, Alexander Gould, Ryan Malgarini, Philip Daniel Bolden, Clint Howard, Ty Panitz, James Rebhorn Comedy
Idlewild Universal Pictures / Atlas Entertainment Bryan Barber (director/screenplay); André 3000, Big Boi, Paula Patton, Terrence Howard, Faizon Love, Malinda Williams, Cicely Tyson, Macy Gray, Ben Vereen, Bruce Bruce, Bill Nunn, Patti LaBelle, Ving Rhames, Jackie Long Musical
Invincible Walt Disney Pictures Ericson Core (director); Brad Gann (screenplay); Mark Wahlberg, Greg Kinnear, Elizabeth Banks, Kevin Conway, Michael Rispoli, Kirk Acevedo, Dov Davidoff, Michael Kelly Sports, Drama
1 Crank Lionsgate / Lakeshore Entertainment / Radical media Mark Neveldine, Brian Taylor (directors/screenplay); Jason Statham, Amy Smart, Jose Pablo Cantillo, Efren Ramirez, Dwight Yoakam, Keone Young, Reno Wilson Action, Black comedy
Crossover TriStar Pictures / 360 Pictures Preston A. Whitmore II (director/screenplay); Anthony Mackie, Wesley Jonathan, Wayne Brady, Eva Pigford, Philip Champion, Lil' JJ, Alecia Fears Sports
Idiocracy 20th Century Fox Mike Judge (director/screenplay); Etan Cohen (screenplay); Luke Wilson, Maya Rudolph, Dax Shepard, Terry Crews, David Herman, Justin Long, Andrew Wilson, Scarface, Thomas Haden Church, Stephen Root Comedy, Sci-fi
The Wicker Man Warner Bros. Pictures / Alcon Entertainment / Millennium Films / Saturn Films / Equity Pictures Neil LaBute (director); Nicolas Cage, Ellen Burstyn, Kate Beahan, Frances Conroy, Leelee Sobieski, Molly Parker, Diane Delano Horror
8 The Black Dahlia Universal Pictures Brian De Palma (director); Josh Friedman (screenplay); Josh Hartnett, Aaron Eckhart, Scarlett Johansson, Hilary Swank, Fiona Shaw, Mia Kirshner, Mike Starr, Patrick Fischler, James Otis, John Kavanagh, Rose McGowan Neo-noir, Crime, Thriller
The Covenant Screen Gems / Lakeshore Entertainment Renny Harlin (director); J.S. Cardone (screenplay); Steven Strait, Sebastian Stan, Laura Ramsey, Taylor Kitsch, Toby Hemingway, Jessica Lucas, Chace Crawford, Wendy Crewson, Stephen McHattie, Kenneth Welsh Horror, Thriller
Tom-Yum-Goong The Weinstein Company Prachya Pinkaew (director/screenplay); Kongdej Jaturanrasamee, Napalee, Piyaros Thongdee, Joe Wannapin (screenplay); Tony Jaa, Nathan Jones, Petchtai Wongkamlao, Jon Foo, Bongkoj Khongmalai, Jin Xing, Johnny Trí Nguyễn Action
15 Everyone's Hero Fox 2000 Pictures / IDT Entertainment Christopher Reeve, Daniel St. Pierre, Colin Brady (directors); Robert Kurtz, Jeff Hand (screenplay); Jake T. Austin, William H. Macy, Rob Reiner, Whoopi Goldberg, Raven-Symoné, Brian Dennehy, Mandy Patinkin, Robert Wagner, Forest Whitaker, Robin Williams, Dana Reeve, Richard Kind, Joe Torre Sports, Comedy, Family Animation
Gridiron Gang Columbia Pictures / Relativity Media / Original Film Phil Joanou (director); Jeff Maguire (screenplay); Dwayne Johnson, Xzibit, Kevin Dunn, Leon Rippy, L. Scott Caldwell, Jade Yorker, Mo McRae, Setu Taase, Trever O'Brien Sports, Drama
The Last Kiss Paramount Pictures / DreamWorks Pictures Tony Goldwyn (director); Zach Braff, Paul Haggis (screenplay); Zach Braff, Jacinda Barrett, Casey Affleck, Rachel Bilson, Blythe Danner, Tom Wilkinson, Michael Weston, Eric Christian Olsen, Harold Ramis Romance, Comedy, Drama
16 Ultraman Mebius & Ultraman Brothers Shochiku Kazuya Konaka (director); Keiichi Hasegawa (screenplay); Shunji Igarashi, Masaki Nishina, Minoru Tanaka, Ai Saikawa, Daisuke Watanabe, Kenta Uchino, Misato Hirata Superhero, Kaiju
22 All the King's Men Columbia Pictures / Relativity Media / Phoenix Pictures Steven Zaillian (director/screenplay); Sean Penn, Jude Law, Kate Winslet, Anthony Hopkins, James Gandolfini, Patricia Clarkson, Mark Ruffalo, Jackie Earle Haley, Kathy Baker Drama
Fearless Rogue Pictures Ronny Yu (director); Chris Chow, Christine To, Wang Bin, Li Feng (screenplay); Jet Li, Collin Chou, Dong Yong, Nakamura Shidō II, Betty Sun, Nathan Jones Martial Arts
Flyboys Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / Ingenious Film Partners / Electric Entertainment Tony Bill (director); David S. Ward, Phil Sears, Blake T. Evans (screenplay); James Franco, Martin Henderson, Jean Reno, Jennifer Decker, Abdul Salis, Philip Winchester, Tyler Labine, David Ellison War, Drama
Jackass Number Two Paramount Pictures / MTV Films / Dickhouse Productions Jeff Tremaine (director/screenplay); Spike Jonze (screenplay); Johnny Knoxville, Bam Margera, Chris Pontius, Steve-O, Ryan Dunn, Dave England, Jason Acuña, Preston Lacy, Ehren McGhehey Comedy
29 Facing the Giants Samuel Goldwyn Films / Sherwood Pictures / Provident Films Alex Kendrick (director/screenplay); Stephen Kendrick (screenplay); Alex Kendrick, Shannen Fields, James Blackwell, Jim McBride, Jason McLeod, Erin Bethea, Tracey Cave Christian, Sports, Drama
The Guardian Touchstone Pictures / Beacon Pictures / Flash Film Works Andrew Davis (director); Ron L. Brinkerhoff (screenplay); Kevin Costner, Ashton Kutcher, Sela Ward, Melissa Sagemiller, Clancy Brown, Omari Hardwick Action, Adventure, Drama
Open Season Columbia Pictures / Sony Pictures Animation Jill Culton, Roger Allers (directors); Steve Bencich, Ron J. Friedman (screenplay); Martin Lawrence, Ashton Kutcher, Gary Sinise, Debra Messing, Billy Connolly, Jon Favreau, Georgia Engel, Jane Krakowski, Patrick Warburton, Gordon Tootoosis Comedy, Family Animation
School for Scoundrels Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / The Weinstein Company / Dimension Films Todd Phillips (director); Billy Bob Thornton, Jon Heder, Michael Clarke Duncan, Jacinda Barrett, Sarah Silverman, Ben Stiller, David Cross, Matt Walsh, Horatio Sanz Comedy
30 The Queen Miramax Films / Granada Productions Stephen Frears (director); Peter Morgan (screenplay); Helen Mirren, Michael Sheen, James Cromwell, Helen McCrory, Alex Jennings, Roger Allam, Sylvia Syms, Tim McMullan Drama

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‡ Films that achieved wide-release status after initial release
Opening Title Studio Cast and crew Genre Medium
6 The Departed Warner Bros. Pictures Martin Scorsese (director); William Monahan (screenplay); Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg, Martin Sheen, Ray Winstone, Vera Farmiga, Alec Baldwin Crime, Drama
Employee of the Month Lionsgate Greg Coolidge (director/screenplay); Don Calame, Chris Conroy (screenplay); Dane Cook, Jessica Simpson, Dax Shepard, Andy Dick, Brian George, Harland Williams, Efren Ramirez, Marcello Thedford, Tim Bagley, Danny Woodburn Comedy
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning New Line Cinema / Platinum Dunes Jonathan Liebesman (director); Sheldon Turner (screenplay); Andrew Bryniarski, Jordana Brewster, Taylor Handley, Diora Baird, Matt Bomer, Lee Tergesen, R. Lee Ermey Slasher
Trailer Park Boys: The Movie Alliance Atlantis / Odeon Films Mike Clattenburg (director/screenplay); Robb Wells (screenplay); Robb Wells, John Paul Tremblay, Mike Smith, John Dunsworth, Jonathan Torrens, Patrick Roach, Cory Bowles, Michael Jackson, Lucy DeCoutere, Sarah E. Dunsworth Comedy, Crime
13 The Grudge 2 Columbia Pictures / Ghost House Pictures Takashi Shimizu (director); Stephen Susco (screenplay); Sarah Michelle Gellar, Amber Tamblyn, Arielle Kebbel, Jennifer Beals, Edison Chen, Sarah Roemer, Teresa Palmer Horror
Man of the Year Universal Pictures / Morgan Creek Productions Barry Levinson (director/screenplay); Robin Williams, Christopher Walken, Laura Linney, Lewis Black, Jeff Goldblum, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler Comedy, Drama
The Marine 20th Century Fox / WWE Studios John Bonito (director); Alan B. McElroy, Michelle Gallagher (screenplay); John Cena, Robert Patrick, Kelly Carlson, Anthony Ray Parker, Abigail Bianca, Damon Gibson, Manu Bennett, Jerome Ehlers, Drew Powell, Jeff Chase Action Live action
One Night with the King Gener8Xion Entertainment Michael O. Sajbel (director); Stephan Blinn (screenplay); Tiffany Dupont, Luke Goss, John Rhys-Davies, Omar Sharif, Peter O'Toole, Tom Lister Jr., Jonah Lotan, John Noble, James Callis Epic
20 Flags of Our Fathers Paramount Pictures / DreamWorks Pictures / Warner Bros. Pictures / Amblin Entertainment Clint Eastwood (director); William Broyles Jr., Paul Haggis (screenplay); Ryan Phillippe, Jesse Bradford, Adam Beach, John Benjamin Hickey, Paul Walker, John Slattery, Barry Pepper, Jamie Bell, Robert Patrick, Neal McDonough and Benjamin Walker War
Flicka Fox 2000 Pictures Michael Mayer (director); Mark Rosenthal, Lawrence Konner (screenplay); Alison Lohman, Tim McGraw, Maria Bello, Ryan Kwanten, Dallas Roberts, Nick Searcy, Danny Pino Adventure, Drama
Marie Antoinette Columbia Pictures / Tohokushinsha Film / American Zoetrope Sofia Coppola (director/screenplay); Kirsten Dunst, Jason Schwartzman, Judy Davis, Rip Torn, Rose Byrne, Asia Argento, Molly Shannon, Shirley Henderson, Danny Huston, Steve Coogan, Tom Hardy Comedy, Drama
The Prestige Touchstone Pictures / Warner Bros. Pictures / Newmarket Films Christopher Nolan (director/screenplay); Jonathan Nolan (screenplay); Hugh Jackman, Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Scarlett Johansson, Rebecca Hall, Andy Serkis, David Bowie Mystery, Thriller, Drama
27 Babel Paramount Vantage / Anonymous Content / Central Films / Media Rights Capital Alejandro González Iñárritu (director); Guillermo Arriaga (screenplay); Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Gael García Bernal, Kōji Yakusho, Adriana Barraza, Rinko Kikuchi, Elle Fanning, Peter Wight, Harriet Walter, Michael Peña Drama
Catch a Fire Universal Pictures / Working Title Films / Mirage Enterprises Phillip Noyce (director); Derek Luke, Tim Robbins, Bonnie Henna Biographical, Thriller
Dirty Sanchez: the Movie Vertigo Films / MTV Europe Jim Hickey (director); Matthew Pritchard, Michael Locke (The Pain Men), Lee Dainton, Dan Joyce Reality
Saw III Lionsgate / Twisted Pictures Darren Lynn Bousman (director); Leigh Whannell (screenplay); Tobin Bell, Angus Macfadyen, Shawnee Smith, Donnie Wahlberg, Dina Meyer, Bahar Soomekh, J. Larose Horror Live action
3 Borat! Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan Fox 2000 Pictures Larry Charles (director); Sacha Baron Cohen (screenplay); Sacha Baron Cohen, Ken Davitian, Luenell Campbell, Pamela Anderson Comedy, Mockumentary
Flushed Away Paramount Pictures / DreamWorks Animation / Aardman Animations David Bowers, Sam Fell (directors); Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais, Chris Lloyd, Joe Keenan, William Davies (screenplay); Hugh Jackman, Kate Winslet, Ian McKellen, Andy Serkis, Bill Nighy, Jean Reno, Shane Richie Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family Animation
The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause Walt Disney Pictures Michael Lembeck (director); Ed Decter, John J. Strauss (screenplay); Tim Allen, Martin Short, Elizabeth Mitchell, Ann-Margret, Alan Arkin, Judge Reinhold, Wendy Crewson, Eric Lloyd, Spencer Breslin, Liliana Mumy, Peter Boyle, Kevin Pollak Christmas, Fantasy, Comedy, Adventure, Family
Volver Sony Pictures Classics Pedro Almodóvar (director/screenplay); Penélope Cruz, Carmen Maura, Lola Dueñas, Blanca Portillo, Yohana Cobo, Chus Lampreave Drama
9 Breaking and Entering Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / The Weinstein Company / Miramax Films / Alliance Films Anthony Minghella (director/screenplay); Jude Law, Juliette Binoche, Robin Wright, Rafi Gavron, Martin Freeman, Juliet Stevenson, Ed Westwick, Ray Winstone, Vera Farmiga Romance, Crime, Drama
10 A Good Year 20th Century Fox / Scott Free Productions Ridley Scott (director); Marc Klein (screenplay); Russell Crowe, Albert Finney, Marion Cotillard, Didier Bourdon, Abbie Cornish, Tom Hollander, Freddie Highmore Romance, Comedy, Drama
Harsh Times Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer David Ayer (director/screenplay); Christian Bale, Freddy Rodriguez, Eva Longoria, Tammy Trull, Terry Crews, Noel Gugliemi, Craig Ricci Shaynak, J.K. Simmons, Armando Riesco, Emilio Rivera Crime
The Return Rogue Pictures Asif Kapadia (director); Adam Sussman (screenplay); Sarah Michelle Gellar, Peter O'Brien, Adam Scott, Kate Beahan, Sam Shepard Horror, Thriller
Stranger Than Fiction Columbia Pictures / Mandate Pictures Marc Forster (director); Zach Helm (screenplay); Will Ferrell, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Dustin Hoffman, Queen Latifah, Emma Thompson, Tony Hale, Tom Hulce, Linda Hunt Fantasy, Comedy, Drama
17 Bobby Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / The Weinstein Company / Bold Films Emilio Estevez (director/screenplay); Laurence Fishburne, Anthony Hopkins, Helen Hunt, Lindsay Lohan, William H. Macy, Demi Moore, Sharon Stone, Elijah Wood, Harry Belafonte, Joy Bryant, Nick Cannon, Emilio Estevez, Heather Graham, Joshua Jackson, Ashton Kutcher, Shia LaBeouf, Freddy Rodriguez, Martin Sheen, Christian Slater Drama
Casino Royale Columbia Pictures / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Martin Campbell (director); Neal Purvis and Robert Wade, Paul Haggis (screenplay); Daniel Craig, Eva Green, Mads Mikkelsen, Giancarlo Giannini, Jeffrey Wright, Judi Dench, Caterina Murino, Ivana Miličević, Simon Abkarian Spy
For Your Consideration Warner Independent Pictures / Castle Rock Entertainment / Shangri-La Entertainment Christopher Guest (director/screenplay); Eugene Levy (screenplay); Christopher Guest, Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara, Parker Posey, Jennifer Coolidge, Harry Shearer, Fred Willard, Jane Lynch, Michael McKean, Bob Balaban Comedy
Happy Feet Warner Bros. Pictures / Village Roadshow Pictures George Miller (director/screenplay); John Collee, Judy Morris, Warren Coleman (screenplay); Elijah Wood, Robin Williams, Brittany Murphy, Hugh Jackman, Nicole Kidman, Hugo Weaving, Anthony LaPaglia, Magda Szubanski, Steve Irwin Musical, Comedy, Family Animation
Let's Go to Prison Universal Pictures / The Carsey-Werner Company / Strike Entertainment Bob Odenkirk (director); Robert Ben Garant, Thomas Lennon, Michael Patrick Jann (screenplay); Dax Shepard, Will Arnett, Chi McBride, David Koechner, Dylan Baker, Michael Shannon, Bob Odenkirk Comedy
20 Griffin & Phoenix Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / Gold Circle Films / Sidney Kimmel Entertainment Ed Stone (director); Dermot Mulroney, Amanda Peet, Sarah Paulson, Blair Brown Romance
22 Deck the Halls 20th Century Fox / Regency Enterprises John Whitesell (director); Matt Corman, Chris Ord, Don Rhymer (screenplay); Danny DeVito, Matthew Broderick, Kristin Davis, Kristin Chenoweth, Alia Shawkat, Jorge Garcia, Jackie Burroughs, Fred Armisen Christmas, Comedy, Family
Déjà Vu Touchstone Pictures / Jerry Bruckheimer Films Tony Scott (director); Bill Marsilii, Terry Rossio (screenplay); Denzel Washington, Paula Patton, Jim Caviezel, Val Kilmer, Adam Goldberg, Bruce Greenwood, Elden Henson, Erika Alexander, Elle Fanning Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
The Fountain Warner Bros. Pictures / Regency Enterprises Darren Aronofsky (director/screenplay); Hugh Jackman, Rachel Weisz, Ellen Burstyn, Mark Margolis, Stephen McHattie, Cliff Curtis, Sean Patrick Thomas, Donna Murphy, Ethan Suplee Epic, Romance, Drama
Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny New Line Cinema / Red Hour Films Liam Lynch (director/screenplay); Jack Black, Kyle Gass (screenplay); Jack Black, Kyle Gass, JR Reed, Ronnie James Dio, Ben Stiller, Paul F. Tompkins, Dave Grohl Musical, Comedy
1 The Nativity Story New Line Cinema / Temple Hill Entertainment Catherine Hardwicke (director); Mike Rich (screenplay); Keisha Castle-Hughes, Oscar Isaac, Hiam Abbass, Shaun Toub, Alexander Siddig, Ciarán Hinds, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Stanley Townsend Drama
Turistas Fox Atomic / 2929 Entertainment John Stockwell (director); Michael Arlen Ross (screenplay); Josh Duhamel, Melissa George, Olivia Wilde, Desmond Askew, Beau Garrett, Max Brown, Agles Steib, Miguel Lunardi Horror
Van Wilder: The Rise of Taj Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / Myriad Pictures / National Lampoon Mort Nathan (director); David Drew Gallagher (screenplay); Kal Penn, Lauren Cohan, Daniel Percival, Glen Barry, Anthony Cozens, Holly Davidson Comedy
3 Miss Potter Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / The Weinstein Company / Phoenix Pictures Chris Noonan (director); Renée Zellweger, Ewan McGregor, Emily Watson, Bill Paterson, Barbara Flynn Biographical Fiction, Family, Drama
6 The Upside Down Movie Walt Disney Pictures / Blink Films / Sesame Workshop Peter Cudlipp (director); Shane Dundas, David Collins, Amanda Bishop, Mat McCoy, Adam Smillie, Virginia Goodfellow, Alice Osborne, Kevin Spacey Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family Live action/Puppetry
8 Apocalypto Touchstone Pictures / Icon Productions Mel Gibson (director/screenplay); Farhad Safinia (screenplay); Rudy Youngblood, Raoul Trujillo, Mayra Sérbulo, Gerardo Taracena, Israel Contreras, Dalia Hernández, Ian Uriel, Rodolfo Palacios, Bernardo Ruiz Juarez, Ammel Rodrigo Mendoza, Ricardo Diaz Mendoza Epic, Adventure
Blood Diamond Warner Bros. Pictures / Virtual Studios Edward Zwick (director); Charles Leavitt (screenplay); Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Connelly, Djimon Hounsou, Michael Sheen, Arnold Vosloo, David Harewood, Basil Wallace, Stephen Collins War, Thriller
The Holiday Columbia Pictures / Universal Pictures / Relativity Media / Waverly Films Nancy Meyers (director/screenplay); Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet, Jude Law, Jack Black, Edward Burns, Eli Wallach, Rufus Sewell, Lindsay Lohan, James Franco, Shannyn Sossamon, Kathryn Hahn, Odette Yustman Romance, Comedy
Unaccompanied Minors Warner Bros. Pictures / Village Roadshow Pictures / The Donners' Company Paul Feig (director); Lewis Black, Wilmer Valderrama, Tyler James Williams, Dyllan Christopher, Brett Kelly, Gia Mantegna, Quinn Shephard Christmas, Comedy, Adventure, Family
15 Charlotte's Web Paramount Pictures / Walden Media / The K Entertainment Company / Nickelodeon Movies Gary Winick (director); Susannah Grant, Karey Kirkpatrick (screenplay); Julia Roberts, Dakota Fanning, Dominic Scott Kay, Steve Buscemi, John Cleese, Oprah Winfrey, Cedric the Entertainer, Kathy Bates, Reba McEntire, Robert Redford, Thomas Haden Church, Beau Bridges, Kevin Anderson Family
Dreamgirls Paramount Pictures / DreamWorks Pictures Bill Condon (director/screenplay); Jamie Foxx, Beyoncé Knowles, Eddie Murphy, Jennifer Hudson, Danny Glover, Anika Noni Rose, Keith Robinson, Sharon Leal Musical, Drama
Eragon Fox 2000 Pictures Stefen Fangmeier (director); Peter Buchman (screenplay); Edward Speleers, Sienna Guillory, Djimon Hounsou, Jeremy Irons, Rachel Weisz, Robert Carlyle, John Malkovich, Garrett Hedlund, Joss Stone, Alun Armstrong Action, Fantasy
The Pursuit of Happyness Columbia Pictures / Relativity Media / Overbrook Entertainment / Escape Artists Motion Pictures Gabriele Muccino (director); Steven Conrad (screenplay); Will Smith, Jaden Smith, Thandie Newton, Brian Howe, Dan Castellaneta, James Karen, Kurt Fuller Biography, Drama
19 Salvage Off Hollywood Pictures Jeffrey and Joshua Crook (directors/screenplay); Lauren Currie, Cody Darbe, Chris Ferry, Maureen Olander, John P. Miller, Jessica DeLong, Sam Dahler Horror
20 Letters from Iwo Jima Warner Bros. Pictures / DreamWorks Pictures / Amblin Entertainment / Malpaso Productions Clint Eastwood (director); Iris Yamashita (screenplay); Ken Watanabe, Kazunari Ninomiya, Tsuyoshi Ihara, Ryō Kase, Nakamura Shidō II, Yuki Matsuzaki, Takashi Yamaguchi, Eijiro Ozaki War
Rocky Balboa Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / Columbia Pictures / Revolution Studios Sylvester Stallone (director/screenplay); Sylvester Stallone, Burt Young, Antonio Tarver, Milo Ventimiglia, Geraldine Hughes, Tony Burton, Lou DiBella, James Francis Kelly III Sports, Drama
21 Curse of the Golden Flower Sony Pictures Classics Zhang Yimou (director/screenplay); Chow Yun-fat, Gong Li, Jay Chou, Qin Junjie, Liu Ye, Ni Dahong, Chen Jin, Li Man Wuxia, Drama
22 The Good Shepherd Universal Pictures / Morgan Creek Productions Robert De Niro (director); Eric Roth (screenplay); Matt Damon, Angelina Jolie, Robert De Niro, Alec Baldwin, Gabriel Macht, William Hurt, Joe Pesci, John Turturro, Billy Crudup, Tammy Blanchard, Michael Gambon, Lee Pace, Eddie Redmayne Spy
Night at the Museum 20th Century Fox / 1492 Pictures Shawn Levy (director); Thomas Lennon, Robert Ben Garant (screenplay); Ben Stiller, Carla Gugino, Dick Van Dyke, Robin Williams, Mickey Rooney, Bill Cobbs, Ricky Gervais, Owen Wilson, Jake Cherry, Kim Raver, Steve Coogan, Patrick Gallagher, Charles Q. Murphy, Paul Rudd Fantasy, Comedy, Family
We Are Marshall Warner Bros. Pictures / Legendary Pictures McG (director); Jamie Linden (screenplay); Matthew McConaughey, Matthew Fox, Ian McShane, Anthony Mackie, Kate Mara, January Jones, Brian Geraghty, David Strathairn Drama, Biography
25 Black Christmas Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / Dimension Films / 2929 Entertainment / Hard Eight Pictures Glen Morgan (director/screenplay); Katie Cassidy, Michelle Trachtenberg, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Oliver Hudson, Lacey Chabert, Kristen Cloke, Andrea Martin, Crystal Lowe, Karin Konoval Slasher
Children of Men Universal Pictures / Strike Entertainment Alfonso Cuarón (director/screenplay); Mark Fergus, Hawk Ostby, Timothy J. Sexton, David Arata (screenplay); Clive Owen, Julianne Moore, Clare-Hope Ashitey, Michael Caine, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Charlie Hunnam, Pam Ferris, Peter Mullan, Danny Huston Sci-Fi, Drama, Thriller
Notes on a Scandal Fox Searchlight Pictures Richard Eyre (director); Patrick Marber (screenplay); Judi Dench, Cate Blanchett, Bill Nighy, Andrew Simpson, Tom Georgeson, Michael Maloney, Joanna Scanlan Psychological thriller, Drama
29 Arthur and the Invisibles Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / The Weinstein Company / EuropaCorp Luc Besson (director/screenplay); Céline Garcia (screenplay); Freddie Highmore, Madonna, Jimmy Fallon, David Bowie, Mia Farrow, Snoop Dogg, Harvey Keitel, Robert De Niro, Ron Crawford, Jason Bateman, Anthony Anderson Adventure, Fantasy, Family Live action/Animation
Pan's Labyrinth Picturehouse / Telecinco Cinema Guillermo del Toro (director/screenplay); Sergi López, Maribel Verdú, Ivana Baquero, Doug Jones, Ariadna Gil, Álex Angulo, Roger Casamajor, Federico Luppi Fantasy

Movies released in 2006[change | change source]

Notable deaths[change | change source]

Month Date Name Age Country Profession Notable movies
January ?? Rose Alba 85 UK Actress
2 Osa Massen 91 Denmark Actress
2 John Woodnutt 81 UK Actor
5 Mark Roberts 84 USA Actor
7 Jim Zulevic 40 USA Actor
12 Stu Linder 74 USA Film Editor
14 Shelley Winters 85 USA Actress
19 Anthony Franciosa 77 USA Actor
21 Robert Knudson 80 USA Sound Re-Recording Mixer
23 Joseph M. Newman 96 USA Director
24 Fayard Nicholas 91 USA Actor, Dancer, Choreographer
24 Chris Penn 40 USA Actor
26 Len Carlson 68 Canada Actor Cypher
27 Paul Valentine 86 USA Actor
28 Henry McGee 77 UK Actor
31 Moira Shearer 80 UK Actress, Dancer
February 1 Roy Alon 63 UK Stuntman
3 Jean Byron 80 USA Actress
3 Al Lewis 82 USA Actor
5 Franklin Cover 77 USA Actor
6 Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez 80 USA Actor
9 Phil Brown 89 USA Actor
13 Andreas Katsulas 59 USA Actor
14 Darry Cowl 80 France Actor
17 Harold Hunter 31 USA Actor
18 Richard Bright 64 USA Actor
19 Erna Lazarus 102 USA Screenwriter
21 Richard Snell 50 Bahamas Makeup Artist
24 Don Knotts 81 USA Actor
24 Dennis Weaver 81 USA Actor
25 Darren McGavin 83 USA Actor
March 1 Peter Sykes 66 Australia Director, Actor
1 Jack Wild 53 UK Actor
2 Phyllis Huffman 61 USA Casting Director
7 John Junkin 76 UK Writer, Actor
7 Gordon Parks 93 USA Director
12 Joseph Bova 81 USA Actor
13 Maureen Stapleton 80 USA Actress
16 Moira Redmond 77 UK Actress
17 Bob Papenbrook 50 USA Voice Actor
18 Michael Attwell 63 UK Actor
25 Richard Fleischer 89 USA Director
29 Gretchen Rau 66 USA Set and Art Director
April 4 Gary Gray 69 USA Actor
9 Vilgot Sjöman 82 Sweden Director
11 June Pointer 52 USA Actress
16 John Godey 93 USA Author
17 Henderson Forsythe 88 USA Actor
22 Alida Valli 84 Italy Actress
23 Susan Browning 65 USA Actress
23 Jennifer Jayne 74 UK Actress, Writer
May 1 Jay Presson Allen 84 USA Writer, Producer
1 Betsy Jones-Moreland 76 USA Actress
4 Michael Taliferro 44 USA Actor, Director, Producer
8 George Lutz 59 USA Author, Screenwriter The Amityville Horror
10 Val Guest 94 USA Director, Screenwriter
14 Paul Marco 78 USA Actor
21 Katherine Dunham 96 USA Dancer
24 Henry Bumstead 91 USA Art Director
27 Paul Gleason 67 USA Actor
30 Shohei Imamura 79 Japan Actor
30 Robert Sterling 88 USA Actor
June 4 Alec Bregonzi 76 UK Actor
8 Robert Donner 75 USA Actor
10 Gerald James 88 UK Actor
12 Hugh Latimer 75 UK Actor
16 Arthur Franz 86 USA Actor
18 Vincent Sherman 99 USA Director
18 Richard Stahl 74 USA Actor
23 Aaron Spelling 83 USA Producer, Actor
25 Kenneth Griffith 84 UK Actor
July 2 Jan Murray 89 USA Actor
3 Jack Smith 92 USA Actor
5 Amzie Strickland 87 USA Actress
6 Kasey Rogers 80 USA Actress
8 June Allyson 88 USA Actress
9 Chris Drake 82 USA Actor
11 Barnard Hughes 90 USA Actor
12 Kurt Kreuger 89 Germany Actor
13 Red Buttons 87 USA Actor
18 David Maloney 72 UK Director, Producer
19 Jack Warden 85 USA Actor
20 Robert O. Cornthwaite 89 USA Actor
21 Mako 72 Japan Actor
27 Johnny Weissmuller, Jr. 65 USA Actor
28 Patrick Allen 79 Malawi Actor
August 4 John Alderson 90 USA Actor
7 Lois January 92 USA Actress
13 Tony Jay 73 UK Voice Actor, Actor
14 Bruno Kirby 57 USA Actor
16 Alan Vint 61 USA Actor
24 Earl Jolly Brown 66 USA Actor Live and Let Die
25 Ann Richards 88 Australia Actress
25 Joseph Stefano 84 USA Screenwriter
29 Bill Stewart 63 UK Actor
30 Glenn Ford 90 Canada Actor
31 William Aldrich 61 USA Producer, Actor
September 4 Steve Irwin 44 Australia Wildlife Expert, Actor
4 Fernando Siro 74 Argentina Actor, Director
5 Hilary Mason 89 UK Actress
7 Robert Earl Jones 96 USA Actor
8 Frank Middlemass 87 UK Actor
9 Gérard Brach 79 France Director, Writer
9 Herbert Rudley 96 USA Actor
11 Pat Corley 76 USA Actor
14 Johnny Sekka 72 USA Actor
14 Virginia Vale 86 USA Actress
19 Elizabeth Allen 77 USA Actress
20 Sven Nykvist 83 Sweden Cinematographer
22 Edward Albert 55 USA Actor
23 Malcolm Arnold 84 UK Composer
24 Sally Gray 91 UK Actress
26 Lionel Murton 91 UK Actor
28 Hy Pyke 70 USA Actor
October 2 Frances Bergen 84 USA Actress
2 Tamara Dobson 59 USA Actress, Makeup Artist
4 Tom Bell 73 UK Actor
9 Danièle Huillet 70 France Director
10 Jerry Belson 68 USA Producer, Writer
12 Gillo Pontecorvo 86 Italy Director, Writer
15 Derek Bond 86 UK Actor
16 Ross Davidson 57 UK Actor
16 Jack DeLeon 81 USA Actor, Miscellaneous
16 Tommy Johnson 71 USA Musician
19 James Glennon 64 USA Cinematographer, Second Assistant Camera
19 Phyllis Kirk 79 USA Actress
20 Jane Wyatt 96 USA Actress
21 Peter Barkworth 77 UK Actor
21 Daryl Duke 77 Canada Director
21 Milton Selzer 87 USA Actor
22 B. Constance Barry 93 USA Actress
22 Arthur Hill 84 Canada Actor
22 Richard Mayes 83 UK Actor
29 Roy Barnes 70 USA Art Director, Set Designer
29 Nigel Kneale 84 UK Screenwriter, Actor
31 William Franklyn 81 UK Actor, Writer
November 1 Adrienne Shelly 40 USA Actress, Director
2 Leonard Schrader 62 USA Screenwriter
2 Milly Vitale 73 Italy Actress
8 Basil Poledouris 61 USA Composer
9 Wayne Artman 69 USA Sound Re-Recording
9 Marian Marsh 93 USA Actress
10 Diana Coupland 74 UK Actress
10 Chubby Oates 63 UK Actor Killer's Moon
10 Jack Palance 87 USA Actor
11 Belinda Emmett 32 Australia Actress The Nugget
11 Ronnie Stevens 81 UK Actor
14 John Hallam 65 UK Actor
15 Elaine Ives-Cameron 67 UK Actress Supergirl
16 Eustace Lycett 91 USA Special Effects, Visual Effects
19 Jeremy Slate 80 USA Actor
20 Robert Altman 81 USA Director, Screenwriter
20 Kevin McClory 80 Ireland Miscellaneous, Producer
23 Betty Comden 89 USA Screenwriter, Lyricist
23 Philippe Noiret 76 France Actor, Voice Dubbing
24 Phyllis Cerf 90 USA Actress
27 Alan Freeman 79 UK Actor, Producer
27 Anthony Jackson 62 UK Actor Labyrinth
29 Leon Niemczyk 62 Poland Actor Inland Empire
30 Shirley Walker 61 USA Composer, Orchestrator
December 1 Sid Raymond 97 USA Actor, Voice Actor
4 Adam Williams 84 USA Actor
5 Michael Gilden 44 USA Actor
5 Gerry Humphreys 74 UK Sound Re-Recording
6 Mavis Pugh 92 UK Actress The Class of Miss MacMichael
7 Desmond Briscoe 81 UK Sound Effects
8 Martha Tilton 91 USA Singer, Actress
9 Russell Wade 89 USA Actor Ball of FireMr. & Mrs. Smith
12 Ivor Barry 87 USA Actor, Writer Weird ScienceThe Andromeda Strain
12 Peter Boyle 71 USA Actor
14 Hallie D'Amore 64 UK Makeup Artist Forrest GumpApollo 13
14 Mike Evans 57 USA Writer, Actor Now You See Him, Now You Don'tThe House on Skull Mountain
18 Joseph Barbera 95 USA Director, Producer The FlintstonesJetsons: The Movie
21 Lois Hall 80 USA Actress Gone in 60 SecondsFlightplan
22 Philip Pine 86 USA Actor D.O.AThe Set-Up
23 Charlie Drake 81 USA Actor The PlankSands of the Desert
24 Marc Smith 61 UK Actor Live and Let DieMoonraker
25 James Brown 73 USA Singer, Actor Jerry MaguireThe Proposal
27 Anna Navarro 73 USA Actress Last Action HeroTopaz
30 Frank Campanella 87 USA Actor

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Notes[change | change source]

  1. "2006 Worldwide Grosses". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved June 14, 2010.

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