52. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban(2004)
Release Date:31 May 2004
Description:It's Harry's third year at Hogwarts; not only does he have a new "Defense Against the Dark Arts" teacher, but there is also trouble brewing. Convicted murderer Sirius Black has escaped the Wizards' Prison and is coming after Harry.
Description:Set during World War II, a story seen through the innocent eyes of Bruno, the eight-year-old son of the commandant at a concentration camp, whose forbidden friendship with a Jewish boy on the other side of the camp fence has startling and unexpected consequences.
Description:Edmond Dantés's life and plans to marry the beautiful Mercedes are shattered when his best friend, Fernand, deceives him. After spending 13 miserable years in prison, Dantés escapes with the help of a fellow inmate and plots his revenge, cleverly insinuating himself into the French nobility.
, Guy Pearce
, Richard Harris
, James Frain
Tags:1800SBased On NovelPrison EscapeRevengeMartial ArtsBetrayalFriendship
Description:At the age of 21, Tim discovers he can travel in time and change what happens and has happened in his own life. His decision to make his world a better place by getting a girlfriend turns out not to be as easy as you might think.
, Rachel McAdams
, Bill Nighy
, Lydia Wilson
Tags:Black ComedyComing Of AgeTime TravelFamily RelationshipsChristmasTime LoopFriendshipVoice Over Narration
Description:A man in London tries to help a counterespionage agent. But when the agent is killed and the man stands accused, he must go on the run to both save himself and also stop a spy ring which is trying to steal top secret information.
Description:A dramatised historical account of the rise and fall of Urbain Grandier, a 17th-century Roman Catholic priest accused of witchcraft following alleged demonic possessions of sexually repressed nuns.
, Oliver Reed
, Dudley Sutton
, Max Adrian
Tags:Black ComedyViolenceCult FilmBased On True StorySatireBased On PlayTragedy
Description:Fledgling writer Briony Tallis, as a 13-year-old, irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit. Based on the British romance novel by Ian McEwan.
, Ailidh Mackay
, Brenda Blethyn
, Julia West
Tags:Surprise EndingWorld War TwoNonlinear TimelineBased On NovelFamily RelationshipsBetrayalReference To William Shakespeare
Description:The world's first fully oil painted feature film, brings the artwork of Vincent van Gogh to life in an exploration of the complicated life and controversial death of one of history's most celebrated artists.
Description:Sparks fly when spirited Elizabeth Bennet meets single, rich, and proud Mr. Darcy. But Mr. Darcy reluctantly finds himself falling in love with a woman beneath his class. Can each overcome their own pride and prejudice?
Description:A soldier (Paddy Considine) returns home to his small town and exacts a deadly revenge on the thugs who tormented his dimwitted brother (Toby Kebbell) while he was away. One by one the young hoodlums meet their fates as the soldier releases the hate he feels inside.
, Gary Stretch
, Toby Kebbell
, Stuart Wolfenden
Tags:ViolenceSurprise EndingBlack And WhiteRevenge
Description:Set against the background of the 1984 Miner's Strike, Billy Elliot is an 11 year old boy who stumbles out of the boxing ring and onto the ballet floor. He faces many trials and triumphs as he strives to conquer his family's set ways, inner conflict, and standing on his toes!
, Jean Heywood
, Jamie Draven
, Gary Lewis
Tags:Coming Of AgeSelf DiscoveryViolenceFamily RelationshipsChristmasBoxingMartial ArtsFriendshipCompassionChildhood
Description:A story about a troubled boy growing up in England, set in 1983. He comes across a few skinheads on his way home from school, after a fight. They become his new best friends even like family. Based on experiences of director Shane Meadows.
, Stephen Graham
, Jo Hartley
, Andrew Shim
Tags:Coming Of AgeViolenceRacismNeo NaziFriendshipBullyingChildhood
Description:A pair of teenage boys growing up in a working-class neighborhood become aware of their homosexuality. While both were vaguely aware they might be gay, neither had ever acted on their impulses. Once they decide that they're attracted to each other, neither is sure just what to do.
, Martin Walsh
, Steven M. Martin
, Andrew Fraser
Tags:Coming Of AgeFamily RelationshipsBased On PlayFriendshipBullying
Description:Harold, a prosperous English gangster, is about to close a lucrative new deal when bombs start showing up in very inconvenient places. A mysterious syndicate is trying to muscle in on his action, and Harold wants to know who they are. He finds out soon enough, and bloody mayhem ensues.
, Leo Dolan
, Kevin McNally
, Patti Love
Description:Special agent 007 (Sean Connery) comes face to face with one of the most notorious villains of all time, and now he must outwit and outgun the powerful tycoon to prevent him from cashing in on a devious scheme to raid Fort Knox -- and obliterate the world's economy.
Description:A young farmer numbs his daily frustrations with binge drinking and casual sex, until the arrival of a Romanian migrant worker for lambing season ignites an intense relationship that sets him on a new path.
, Alec Secareanu
, Gemma Jones
, Ian Hart
Description:World War II is raging, and an American general has been captured and is being held hostage in the Schloss Adler, a Bavarian castle that's nearly impossible to breach. It's up to a group of skilled Allied soldiers to liberate the general before it's too late.
Director:Brian G. Hutton
, Clint Eastwood
, Mary Ure
, Patrick Wymark
Tags:ViolenceSurprise EndingTough GuyWorld War TwoBased On NovelPrisoner Of WarRescue MissionMartial Arts
Description:The story of a super-secret spy organization that recruits an unrefined but promising street kid into the agency's ultra-competitive training program just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius.
, Colin Firth
, Mark Strong
, Jonno Davies
Tags:Black ComedyViolenceTough GuyAction HeroOne Against ManyCult FilmMarvel ComicsRevengeMixed Martial ArtsBetrayalBased On Comic Book
Description:A teenage girl and her young brother are stranded in the Australian outback and are forced to cope on their own. They meet an Aborigine on "walkabout": a ritualistic banishment from his tribe
, Luc Roeg
, David Gulpilil
, John Meillon
Description:A Shot in the Dark is the second and more successful film from the Pink Panther film series where both animated and real life sequences are mixed. A cult classic from Blake Edwards based on the play L’Idiot by Marcel Achard and Harry Kurnitz.
, Elke Sommer
, George Sanders
, Herbert Lom
Tags:InvestigationDetectiveBased On PlayMartial Arts