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ALL THE FILMS REVIEWED - 2000 - 2006


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during production, the code title for the incredibles was "tights."


in star wars: episode ii - attack of the clones, actors auditioning for the part of anakin included ryan phillippe, paul walker, and colin hanks.


in pirates of the caribbean: the curse of the black pearl, the film's last spoken line, "bring me that horizon," was conceived by johnny depp on the morning the scene was filmed.


the sixth sense was filmed in sequence.


in forrest gump, the vietnam scenes of forrest were shot on what is now the ocean point golf course on fripp island, south carolina.


in the matrix reloaded, trinity uses a genuine hack to get into the matrix. she uses nmap version 2.54beta25 (an actual port scanning tool) to find a vulnerable ssh server, and then proceeds to exploit it using the ssh1 crc32 exploit from 2001.


in e.t. the extra terrestrial, et's face was modeled after poet carl sandburg, physicist albert einstein and a pug dog.


in the lion king, one of the bugs that timon pulls out of a knothole during "hakuna matata" is wearing mickey mouse ears.


in spider-man a welder building sets for the movie was killed 6 march 2001, when a crane toppled onto a construction basket in which he was riding and struck him in the head.


in independence day, bill pullman used the memory of a decayed tooth which was pulled from his mouth in order to come up with a terrified expression when speaking with the alien invaders.


in star wars: episode iii the images of the volcanic eruption on mustoufar was real footage of mt. etna in italy which was erupting at the time of production.


in finding nemo, the pizza planet truck from toy story and a car from the upcoming pixar film cars can be seen driving by the dentist's office.


during the shooting of harry potter and the chamber of secrets, the part of dobby was played by an orange ball on a stick (he was added digitally later, of course).


shrek 2 was the first sequel ever nominated for an oscar as best animated feature.


harrison ford turned down the male lead in 1993's jurassic park.


a normal major motion picture averages about 200 effects shots. the lord of the rings: the return of the king had 1488.


in the interpreter during a scene where a shot is fired at an actor, real blanks were not allowed due to a security council meeting that was taking place.


according to an interview with miranda otto, she originally turned down the part offered her in war of the worlds by steven spielberg as she was newly pregnant, however, spielberg wanted her to play the part and changed the script to incorporate her pregnancy into the role.


burt reynolds and ed lauter are the only two actors from the original film to appear in the 2005 remake of the longest yard.


colin farrell broken his ankle and arm after falling down a stairway while filming 2004's alexander.


in sin city, jessica alba did not know how racy the images of her character nancy were in the comic until after she signed on for the film. the film's script originally had several nude scenes for the character, but alba refused to do any nudity.


broomsticks were sent out to movie theaters as promotional items for 2005's bewitched.


daniel radcliffe suffered two ear infections following the underwater filming of harry potter and the goblet of fire.


steven spielberg and his close friend george lucas each have personal fortunes in excess of 2 billion dollars.


the crew of almost famous underwent a shooting schedule for the film of ninety-two days.


for best in show, actress parker posey actually got real braces for her character to wear.


a total of eighteen writers worked on the script for the 2000 film, charlie's angels.


julia roberts received an unprecedented salary for her lead role in erin brockovich, making her the first woman to break the $20m barrier.


thora birch gained 20 pounds for the role of "enid" in ghost world.


sandra bullock spent some time in rehab clinic to prepare for her role in 28 days.


edward james olmos was given a chance to reprise his role as castillo in miami vice, but turned it down.


All the films reviewed from 2000 - 2006:

13 going on 30
15 minutes
25th hour
the 40 year old virgin
50 first dates
3000 miles to graceland
8 mile
aberdeen
about a boy
about schmidt
adaptation.
the adventures of pluto nash
the affair of the necklace
against the ropes
the alamo
alex & emma
ali
alien - the director's cut
alien vs. preadator
all about the benjamins
alone in the dark
along came a spider
along came polly
amelie
american outlaws
american pie 2
an american rhapsody
america's sweethearts
analyze that
angel eyes
anger management
the anniversary party
antitrust
antwone fisher
the animal
anything else
ai: artificial intelligence
assault on precinct 13
atlantis
austin powers in goldmember
auto focus
the aviator
baby boy
bad boys II
bad company
bandits
the banger sisters
barbershop
basic
batman begins
be cool
beautiful creatures
a beautiful mind
behind enemy lines
bewitched
beyond borders
the big bounce
big fish
biker boyz
birthday girl
black hawk down
black knight
blade 2
blade: trinity
bloodrayne
blood work
blow
boat trip
bobby jones: stroke of genius
boogeyman
the bourne identity
the bourne supremacy
bride & prejudice
bride of the wind
bridget jones's diary
bridget jones: the edge of reason
bringing down the house
brother bear
brotherhood of the wolf
brown sugar
bruce almighty
bulletproof monk
the butterfly effect
calendar girls
captain corelli's mandolin
casino royale
the cat in the hat
catch me if you can
catch that kid
cats & dogs
the caveman's valentine
catwoman
charlie and the chocolate factory
charlotte gray
chasing liberty
cheaper by the dozen
chicago
christmas with the kranks
the chronicles of riddick
city by the sea
city of god
closer
coach carter
cold creek manor
cold mountain
collateral damage
confessions of a dangerous mind
confessions of a teenage drama queen
constantine
the cookout
the core
the count of monte cristo
cradle 2 the grave
crazy/beautiful
crocodile dundee in los angeles
the crocodile hunter: collision course
crossroads
cursed
the curse of the jade scorpion
daredevil
dark blue
dark blue world
darkness falls
the da vinci code
dawn of the dead
the day after tomorrow
the deep end
deliver us from eva
dickie roberts: former child star
die another day
dirty dancing: havana nights
the dish
divine secrets of the ya-ya sisterhood
doctor dolittle 2
dodgeball: a true underdog story
donnie darko
don't say a word
double take
down to earth
down with love
dragonfly
dreamcatcher
the dreamers
driven
drumline
elektra
elf
ella enchanted
eight legged freaks
the emperor's club
empire
enemy at the gates
enigma
enough
envy
equilibrium
eternal sunshine of the spotless mind
evelyn
evolution
exit wounds
failure to launch
fantastic four
far from heaven
the fast and the furious:
  the fast and the furious
  2 fast 2 furious
femme fatale
the fighting temptations
final destination 2
final fantasy
finding nemo
finding neverland
first daughter
flight of the phoenix
flightplan
formula 51
the forsaken
the four feathers
freaky friday
freddy got fingered
frida
friday after next
friday night lights
from hell
from justin to kelly
full frontal
gabriela
gangs of new york
ghost world
ghosts of mars
gigli
girl with a pearl earring
glitter
gosford park
gothika
the guru
a guy thing
half past dead
hannibal
harry potter:
 harry potter & the sorcerer's stone
 harry potter & the chamber of secrets
 harry potter & the prisoner of azkaban
 harry potter & the goblet of fire
hart's war
the haunted mansion
head of state
head over heels
heartbreakers
hearts in atlantis
hellboy
hidalgo
hide and seek
high crimes
high heels and low lifes
the hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy
hollywood ending
hollywood homicide
honey
hostel
the hot chick
house of sand and fog
how to deal
how to lose a guy in 10 days
the hunted
the hulk
i am sam
i, robot
i spy
ice age
ice princess
the illusionist
the importance of being earnest
impostor
the incredibles
the in-laws
the interpreter
insomnia
in the bedroom
intolerable cruelty
the island
it runs in the family
the italian job
jay and silent bob strike back
jersey girl
jimmy neutron
joe dirt
joe somebody
johnny english
josie and the pussycats
the jungle book 2 (2003)
jurassic park 3
just married
just visiting
k-19: the widowmaker
k-pax
kangaroo jack
kate & leopold
kill bill vol. 1
kill bill vol. 2



king arthur
king kong
a knight's tale
knockaround guys
kung-fu hustle
ladder 49
the ladykillers
lantana
lara croft:
lara croft: tomb raider   
lara croft tomb raider: the cradle of life   
the last castle
the last samurai
laws of attraction
legally blonde:
legally blonde   
legally blonde 2: red, white, & blonde   
the league of extraordinary gentlemen
liam
the life aquatic with steve zissou
life as a house
life or something like it
life without dick
like mike
lilo and stitch
little miss sunshine
the lord of the rings:
the fellowship of the ring   
the two towers   
the return of the king   
love actually
love & suicide
love don't cost a thing
lost in translation
made
maid in manhattan
the majestic
malibu's most wanted
a man apart
marci x
the man who wasn't there
master and commander: the far side of the world
the matador
matchstick men
the matrix reloaded
the matrix revolutions
max
mean girls
the medallion
meet the fockers
memento
mib 2
the mexican
a mighty wind
million dolar baby
minority report
miracle
miss congeniality
miss congeniality 2: armed and fabulous
the missing
mona lisa smile
monkeybone
monster's ball
monsters inc.
moonlight mile
the mothman prophecies
moulin rouge
mr. deeds
mr. & mrs. smith
the mummy returns
murder by numbers
the musketeer
must love dogs
my baby's daddy
my big fat greek wedding
my boss's daughter
mystic river
narc
national security
national treasure
nicholas nickleby
not another teen movie
the notebook
novocaine
ocean's eleven
ocean's twelve
old school
on the line
once upon a time in mexico
the one
one night at mccool's
orange county
the order
original sin
osmosis jones
the others
out cold
the pacifier
panic room
the passion of the christ
pavilion of women
paycheck
pearl harbor
the perfect score
peter pan
phone booth
the pianist
piglet's big movie
pirates of the caribbean: the curse of the black pearl
planet of the apes
the pledge
the polar express
pooh's heffalump movie
possession
pride & prejudice
the prince & me
the princess diaries
the princess diaries 2
punch-drunk love
the punisher
queen of the damned
the quiet american
radio
raising helen
ray
the recruit
red dragon
reign of fire
resident evil
resident evil: apacalypse
riding in cars with boys
the ring
road to perdition
robots
rock star
rollerball
the rookie
the royal tenenbaums
the rules of attraction
runaway jury
the rundown
rush hour 2
s.w.a.t.
sahara
the santa clause 2
save the last dance
saving silverman
seabiscuit
secret window
the scary movie franchise:
scary movie 2   
scary movie 3   
scooby-doo
scooby-doo 2
the score
the scorpion king
secondhand lions
see no evil
serendipity
shall we dance
shallow hal
shanghai knights
shark tale
shattered glass
the shipping news
showtime
shrek
shrek 2
signs
sinbad: legend of the seven seas
the skeleton key
sky captain and the world of tomorrow
solaris
someone like you
something's gotta give
sorority boys
soul survivors
spider-man
spider-man 2
spirited away
the spongebob squarepants movie
spy game
spy kids
spy kids 2 - the island of lost dreams
star trek: nemesis
star wars: episode ii
star wars: episode iii
starsky & hutch
the station agent
the stepford wives
stuck on you
sugar and spice
summer catch
the sum of all fears
the sweetest thing
sweet home alabama
sweet november
swept away
swordfish
syriana
taking lives
the tailor of panama
taxi
team america: world police
tears of the sun
the terminal
terminator 3: rise of the machines
the texas chainsaw massacre (2003)
thirteen ghosts
the time machine
tim burton's corpse bride
timeline
torque
town and country
track 16
traffic
training day
treasure planet
troy
the truth about charlie
the tuxedo
tuck everlasting
twisted
two weeks notice
under the tuscan sun
undercover brother
underworld
unfaithful
uptown girls
van helsing
vanilla sky
vanity fair
veronica guerin
view from the top
the village
a walk to remember
walking tall
war of the worlds
the wedding date
the wedding planner
welcome to collinwood
welcome to mooseport
we were soldiers
what a girl wants
what's the worst that could happen?
white noise
white oleander
the whole ten yards
willard
wimbledon
win a date with tad hamilton
windtalkers
world trade center
x2
x3
xXx
yours, mine & ours
zoolander




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