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Movie Releases for
June and July 2005


Starring Cedric the Entertainer, Mike Epps, Gabrielle Union, Regina Hall, Eric Stoltz, John Leguizamo. Directed by John Schultz.

The story of two best friends — bus driver Ralph Kramden (Cedric the Entertainer) and sewer worker Ed Norton (Mike Epps) — who hatch a get-rich-quick scheme to get them out of Brooklyn and onto easy street. Standing by their husbands are devoted wives Alice and Trixie, who help their guys make ends meet by waitressing at a neighbourhood diner.


Starring Paul Kaye, Mike Wilmot, Dave Lawrence, Paul Spence. Directed by Michael Dowse.

A wild and original look at the extraordinary life of Frankie Wilde, the legendary DJ who ruled the Ibiza club scene, tragically went deaf, then disappeared. Frankie was one of Europe's most talented and envied DJs and a main attraction for hedonistic youth each holiday season in Ibiza, Spain. Everything about Frankie's life was over the top: the clubs, the parties, the women and the drugs. But the years of pounding music and heavy toxins took their toll, eventually leaving Frankie stone deaf.


Starring Daniel Craig, Colm Meaney, Kenneth Cranham, George Harris, Jamie Foreman, Sienna Miller, Michael Gambon, Marcel Iures, Tom Hardy. Directed by Matthew Vaughn.

Sleek, well dressed and polite, our unnamed hero (Daniel Craig) is a consummate professional. Having made the decision to retire, his aim is to break free from the world of crime, drugs and violence and live a simple, quiet life with the money he has amassed. But before this can happen, crime boss Jimmy Price (Kenneth Cranham) wants two last favours from him.

Mr. and Mrs. SmithMR. AND MRS. SMITH

Starring Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Adam Brody, Vince Vaughn, Kerry Washington. Directed by Doug Liman.

John and Jane Smith (Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie) are an ordinary suburban couple with an ordinary, lifeless suburban marriage. But each of them has a secret — they are actually both legendary assassins working for competing organizations. When the truth comes out, John and Jane end up in each other's cross-hairs.


Starring Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Katie Holmes, Liam Neeson, Morgan Freeman, Ken Watanabe, Gary Oldman, Tom Wilkinson, Cillian Murphy, Rutger Hauer. Directed by Christopher Nolan.

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.


Starring (voice) of Morgan Freeman. Directed by Luc Jacquet.

This is the story of one year in the life of an emperor penguin flock— and one couple in particular — as they trek across the Antarctic on an annual journey that invokes just about every major life experience, from birth to death, from dating to mating, from comedy to tragedy, and from love to fighting for survival.


Starring Martin Lawrence, Wendy Raquel Robinson, Breckin Meyer, Horatio Sanz, Megan Mullally. Directed by Steve Carr.

Old school meets middle school as a high-strung college basketball coach (Martin Lawrence) must redeem himself following a public meltdown, by leading a junior high school team.


Starring Bow Wow, Chi McBride, Wesley Jonathan, Meagan Good, Mike Epps, Charlie Murphy, Nick Cannon. Directed by Malcolm D. Lee.

In the late '70s when roller skating was a way of life, X (Bow Wow) and his pals ruled supreme. But when the doors of their local skating rink close, it marks the end of an era and the beginning of another that sees the boys venture into foreign territory — uptown's Sweetwater Roller Rink. Through his preparation for the showdown of the season X manages to find himself and also help his dad (Chi McBride) get back on track.


Starring Ioan Gruffudd, Chris Evans, Michael Chiklis, Jessica Alba, Julian McMahon, Kerry Washington. Directed by Tim Story.

Exposed to the random mutation effect of a experimental machine while in space, designer Reed Richards, his fiancée Susan Storm, and pilots Ben Grimm and Johnny Storm, are torn apart and reformed atom-by-atom. Soon after they return to Earth, they each manifest fantastic superpowers.. Outsiders to the human race, the group remain together and try to stop a madman named Doom who wants to reshape the world into his own twisted image.


Starring Billy Bob Thornton, Greg Kinnear, Marcia Gay Harden, Sammi Kraft, Jeff Davies. Directed by Richard Linklater.

A grizzled little league baseball coach (Billy Bob Thornton) tries to convince a talented girl pitcher (Sammi Kraft) to join his team of misfits.


Starring Sid Haig, Bill Moseley, Matthew McGrory, William Forsythe, Leslie Easterbrook, Dave Sheridan. Directed by Rob Zombie.

Ambushed at their isolated home by Sheriff Wydell (William Forsythe) and a squad of armed men, the Firefly family wakes up one morning with guns blazing — yet only Otis (Bill Moseley) and his sister, Baby (Sheri Moon Zombie), manage to escape the barrage of bullets unharmed. But as the body count mounts higher, Sheriff Wydell decides to take the law into his own hands, paving the way for one of the most depraved and terrifying showdowns in cinematic history.


Starring Ewan McGregor, Scarlett Johansson, Djimon Hounsou, Steve Buscemi, Michael Clarke Duncan. Directed by Michael Bay.

Lincoln Six-Echo (Ewan McGregor) is a resident of a seemingly utopian but contained facility in the mid-21st century. Lincoln hopes to be chosen to go to the "The Island" — reportedly the last uncontaminated spot on the planet. But Lincoln soon discovers that everything about his existence is a lie. He and all of the other inhabitants of the facility are actually human clones whose only purpose is to provide "spare parts" for their original human counterparts. Realizing it is only a matter of time before he is "harvested," Lincoln makes a daring escape with a beautiful fellow resident named Jordan Two-Delta (Scarlett Johansson).


Starring Josh Lucas, Jessica Biel, Jamie Foxx, Sam Shepard, Joe Morton, Richard Roxburgh. Directed by Rob Cohen.

A squadron of elite pilots embark on a mission of global consequence to neutralize an out-of-control prototype drone fighter plane equipped with artificial intelligence and the ability to precipitate a nuclear war.


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