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The Best Movies of 2006
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I realize a lot of these say 2007, but I checked different sources that say 2006.


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Movie: The Departed ( 2006 )
An undercover cop and a mole in the police attempt to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in South Boston.
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Movie: Casino Royale ( 2006 )
Armed with a license to kill, Secret Agent James Bond sets out on his first mission as 007, and must defeat a private banker to terrorists in a high stakes game of poker at Casino Royale, Montenegro, but things are not what they seem.
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Movie: The Prestige ( 2006 )
After a tragic accident, two stage magicians engage in a battle to create the ultimate illusion while sacrificing everything they have to outwit each other.
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Movie: Children of Men ( 2006 )
In 2027, in a chaotic world in which women have become somehow infertile, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea.
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Movie: Cars ( 2006 )
A hot-shot race-car named Lightning McQueen gets waylaid in Radiator Springs, where he finds the true meaning of friendship and family.
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Movie: 300 ( 2007 )
In the ancient battle of Thermopylae, King Leonidas and 300 Spartans fight against Xerxes and his massive Persian army. They face insurmountable odds when they are betrayed by a Spartan reject.
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Movie: Pan's Labyrinth ( 2007 )
In the Falangist Spain of 1944, the bookish young stepdaughter of a sadistic army officer escapes into an eerie but captivating fantasy world.
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Movie: Inside Man ( 2006 )
A police detective, a bank robber, and a high-power broker enter high-stakes negotiations after the criminal's brilliant heist spirals into a hostage situation.
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Movie: Apocalypto ( 2006 )
As the Mayan kingdom faces its decline, a young man is taken on a perilous journey to a world ruled by fear and oppression.
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Movie: High School Musical ( 2006 )
A popular high school athlete and an academically gifted girl get roles in the school musical and develop a friendship that threatens East High's social order.
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Movie: The Host ( 2006 )
A monster emerges from Seoul's Han River and begins attacking people. One victim's loving family does what it can to rescue her from its clutches.
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Movie: The Lives of Others ( 2006 )
In 1984 East Berlin, an agent of the secret police, conducting surveillance on a writer and his lover, finds himself becoming increasingly absorbed by their lives.
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Movie: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest ( 2006 )
Jack Sparrow races to recover the heart of Davy Jones to avoid enslaving his soul to Jones' service, as other friends and foes seek the heart for their own agenda as well.
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Movie: Idiocracy ( 2007 )
Corporal Joe Bauers, a decidedly average American, is selected for a top-secret hibernation program but is forgotten and left to awaken to a future so incredibly moronic that he's easily the most intelligent person alive.
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Movie: The Devil Wears Prada ( 2006 )
A smart but sensible new graduate lands a job as an assistant to Miranda Priestly, the demanding editor-in-chief of a high fashion magazine.
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Movie: The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift ( 2006 )
A teenager becomes a major competitor in the world of drift racing after moving in with his father in Tokyo to avoid a jail sentence in America.
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Movie: The Pursuit of Happyness ( 2006 )
A struggling salesman takes custody of his son as he's poised to begin a life-changing professional career.
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Movie: The Da Vinci Code ( 2006 )
A murder inside the Louvre, and clues in Da Vinci paintings, lead to the discovery of a religious mystery protected by a secret society for two thousand years, which could shake the foundations of Christianity.
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Movie: Little Miss Sunshine ( 2006 )
A family determined to get their young daughter into the finals of a beauty pageant take a cross-country trip in their VW bus.
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Movie: Click ( 2006 )
A workaholic architect finds a universal remote that allows him to fast-forward and rewind to different parts of his life. Complications arise when the remote starts to overrule his choices.
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Movie: Blood Diamond ( 2006 )
A story following Archer, a man tortured by his roots. With a strong survival instinct, he has made himself a key player in the business of conflict diamonds. Political unrest is rampant in Sierra Leone as people fight tooth for tooth. Upon meeting Solomon, and the beautiful Maddy, Archer's life changes forever as he is given a chance to make peace with the war around him.
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Movie: X-Men: The Last Stand ( 2006 )
The human government develops a cure for mutations, and Jean Gray becomes a darker uncontrollable persona called the Phoenix who allies with Magneto, causing escalation into an all-out battle for the X-Men.
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Movie: The Holiday ( 2006 )
Two women troubled with guy-problems swap homes in each other's countries, where they each meet a local guy and fall in love.
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Movie: She's the Man ( 2006 )
When her brother decides to ditch for a couple weeks, Viola heads over to his elite boarding school, disguised as him, and proceeds to fall for his school's star soccer player, and soon learns she's not the only one with romantic troubles.
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Movie: Smokin' Aces ( 2007 )
When a Las Vegas performer-turned-snitch named Buddy Israel decides to turn state's evidence and testify against the mob, it seems that a whole lot of people would like to make sure he's no longer breathing.
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Movie: Perfume: The Story of a Murderer ( 2007 )
Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, born with a superior olfactory sense, creates the world's finest perfume. His work, however, takes a dark turn as he searches for the ultimate scent.
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Movie: Grandma's Boy ( 2006 )
A thirty-five-year-old video game tester has to move in with his grandma and her two old lady roommates.
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Movie: Night at the Museum ( 2006 )
A newly recruited night security guard at the Museum of Natural History discovers that an ancient curse causes the animals and exhibits on display to come to life and wreak havoc.
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Movie: Mission: Impossible III ( 2006 )
IMF Agent Ethan Hunt comes into conflict with a dangerous and sadistic arms dealer who threatens his life and his fiancee in response.
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Movie: The Hills Have Eyes ( 2006 )
A family falls victim to a group of mutated cannibals in a desert far away from civilization.
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Movie: Deja Vu ( 2006 )
After a ferry is bombed in New Orleans, an A.T.F. agent joins a unique investigation using experimental surveillance technology to find the bomber, but soon finds himself becoming obsessed with one of the victims.
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Movie: Basic Instinct 2 ( 2006 )
Novelist Catherine Tramell is once again in trouble with the law, and Scotland Yard appoints psychiatrist Dr. Michael Glass to evaluate her. Though, like Detective Nick Curran before him, Glass is entranced by Tramell and lured into a seductive game.
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Movie: Eragon ( 2006 )
In his homeland of Alagaesia, a farm boy happens upon a dragon's egg -- a discovery that leads him on a predestined journey where he realizes he's the one person who can defend his home against an evil king.
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Movie: Failure to Launch ( 2006 )
A thirty-something is still living with his parents until they hire an interventionist to help him graduate out of the house. That's when the fun begins.
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Movie: Accepted ( 2006 )
A high school slacker who's rejected by every school he applies to opts to create his own institution of higher learning, the South Harmon Institute of Technology, on a rundown piece of property near his hometown.
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Movie: Babel ( 2006 )
Tragedy strikes a married couple on vacation in the Moroccan desert, touching off an interlocking story involving four different families.
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Movie: Gridiron Gang ( 2006 )
In the Kilpatrick juvenile detention center, the supervisor and former football player Sean Porter sees the lack of discipline, self-esteem, union and perspective in the teenage interns and proposes to prepare a football team to play in one league. He is supported by his superiors and his successful experience changes the lives of many young kids.
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Movie: John Tucker Must Die ( 2006 )
Three ex-girlfriends of a serial cheater set up their former lover to fall for the new girl in town so they can watch him get his heart broken.
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Movie: Final Destination 3 ( 2006 )
A student's premonition of a deadly rollercoaster ride saves her life and a lucky few, but not from Death itself, which seeks out those who escaped their fate.
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Movie: Silent Hill ( 2006 )
A woman, Rose, goes in search for her adopted daughter within the confines of a strange, desolate town called Silent Hill.
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Movie: Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby ( 2006 )
Number one NASCAR driver Ricky Bobby stays atop the heap thanks to a pact with his best friend and teammate, Cal Naughton, Jr. But when a French Formula One driver, makes his way up the ladder, Ricky Bobby's talent and devotion are put to the test.
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Movie: The Fountain ( 2006 )
As a modern-day scientist, Tommy is struggling with mortality, desperately searching for the medical breakthrough that will save the life of his cancer-stricken wife, Izzi.
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Movie: The Covenant ( 2006 )
Four young men who belong to a New England supernatural legacy are forced to battle a fifth power long thought to have died out. Meanwhile, jealousy and suspicion threaten to tear them apart.
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Movie: Nacho Libre ( 2006 )
Berated all his life by those around him, a monk follows his dream and dons a mask to moonlight as a Luchador (Mexican wrestler).
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Movie: The Illusionist ( 2006 )
In turn-of-the-century Vienna, a magician uses his abilities to secure the love of a woman far above his social standing.
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Movie: Lucky Number Slevin ( 2006 )
A case of mistaken identity lands Slevin into the middle of a war being plotted by two of the city's most rival crime bosses: The Rabbi and The Boss. Slevin is under constant surveillance by relentless Detective Brikowski as well as the infamous assassin Goodkat and finds himself having to hatch his own ingenious plot to get them before they get him.
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Movie: Superman Returns ( 2006 )
Superman returns to Earth after spending five years in space examining his homeworld Krypton. But he finds things have changed while he was gone, and he must once again prove himself important to the world.
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Movie: Marie Antoinette ( 2006 )
The retelling of France's iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette. From her betrothal and marriage to Louis XVI at 14 to her reign as queen at 19 and to the end of her reign as queen, and ultimately the fall of Versailles.
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Movie: Zoom ( 2006 )
Former superhero Jack is called back to work to transform an unlikely group of ragtag kids into superheroes at a private academy.
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Movie: Stranger Than Fiction ( 2006 )
Everybody knows that your life is a story. But what if a story was your life? Harold Crick (Will Ferrell) is your average I.R.S. Agent: monotonous, boring, and repetitive. But one day this all changes when Harold begins to hear an author inside of his head narrating his life. The narrator it is extraordinarily accurate, and Harold recognizes the voice as an esteemed author he saw on television. But when the narration reveals that he is going to die, Harold must find the author of the story, and ultimately his life, to convince her to change the ending of the story before it is too late.
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Movie: The Black Dahlia ( 2006 )
Two policemen see their personal and professional lives fall apart in the wake of the "Black Dahlia" murder investigation.
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Movie: Little Children ( 2006 )
The lives of two lovelorn spouses from separate marriages, a registered sex offender, and a disgraced ex-police officer intersect as they struggle to resist their vulnerabilities and temptations in suburban Massachusetts.
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Movie: A Good Year ( 2006 )
A British investment broker inherits his uncle's chateau and vineyard in Provence, where he spent much of his childhood. He discovers a new laid-back lifestyle as he tries to renovate the estate to be sold.
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TV Show: H2O: Just Add Water ( 2006 )
H2O: Just Add Water is a story about three normal teenage girls stumble upon a ancient cave they undergo a transformation that wll change their lives forever. H2O - Just Add Water, sees three very different girls facing everyday teen problems with an added twist - they're mermaids with incredible powers over water.
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Movie: Rocky Balboa ( 2006 )
Thirty years after the ring of the first bell, Rocky Balboa comes out of retirement and dons his gloves for his final fight; against the reigning heavyweight champ Mason 'The Line' Dixon.
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Movie: The Fall ( 2008 )
In a hospital on the outskirts of 1920s Los Angeles, an injured stuntman begins to tell a fellow patient, a little girl with a broken arm, a fantastic story of five mythical heroes. Thanks to his fractured state of mind and her vivid imagination, the line between fiction and reality blurs as the tale advances.
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Movie: Slither ( 2006 )
A small town is taken over by an alien plague, turning residents into zombies and all forms of mutant monsters.
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Movie: The Break-Up ( 2006 )
In a bid to keep their luxurious condo from their significant other, a couple's break-up proceeds to get uglier and nastier by the moment.
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Movie: Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan ( 2006 )
Kazakh TV talking head Borat is dispatched to the United States to report on the greatest country in the world. With a documentary crew in tow, Borat becomes more interested in locating and marrying Pamela Anderson.
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Movie: Poseidon ( 2006 )
On New Year's Eve, the luxury ocean liner Poseidon capsizes after being swamped by a rogue wave. The survivors are left to fight for their lives as they attempt to escape the sinking ship.
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Movie: Black Snake Moan ( 2007 )
A God-fearing bluesman takes to a wild young woman who, as a victim of childhood sexual abuse, looks everywhere for love, never quite finding it.
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Movie: Alpha Dog ( 2007 )
1999, Claremont, California. Middle-class kids, in their 20s, talk trash, wave guns, hang out in a pack. Johnny Truelove, drug dealer and son of a underworld figure, threatens Jake Mazursky, an explosive head case who owes Johnny money; Jake responds by breaking into Johnny's house. On impulse, Johnny and a couple pals kidnap Jake's 15-year-old brother, Zach. Zach's okay with it, figuring his brother will pay the debt soon. Johnny assigns his buddy Frankie to be Zach's minder, and they develop a brotherly friendship. Zach parties with his captors as things begin to spin out of control. Group think, amorality, and fear of prison assert a hold on the pack. Is Zach in danger?
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Movie: RV ( 2006 )
Bob Munro and his dysfunctional family rent an RV for a road trip to the Colorado Rockies, where they ultimately have to contend with a bizarre community of campers.
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Movie: Tales from Earthsea ( 2006 )
In a mythical land, a man and a young boy investigate a series of unusual occurrences.
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Movie: The Good Shepherd ( 2006 )
The tumultuous early history of the Central Intelligence Agency is viewed through the prism of one man's life.
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Movie: The Last King of Scotland ( 2007 )
Having graduated recently from the University of Edinburgh, the Scottish doctor, Nicholas Garrigan, flies to Uganda to work at a missionary clinic run by Dr David Merrit and his wife, Sarah. Before long, Garrigan has a chance encounter with the new President, General Idi Amin, who, right from the start, feels an immediate sympathy for him. As one thing leads to another, after a while, Idi Amin invites Nicholas to become his physician and modernise Uganda's health care system: a once-in-a-lifetime offer that the doctor cannot refuse. However, more and more, Garrigan finds himself trapped in the moral abyss of Idi Amin's murderous megalomania, putting his very soul at risk. When Nicholas finally summons up the courage to rise above the madness, he becomes embroiled in a desperate fight for survival.
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Movie: Happy Feet ( 2006 )
Into the world of the Emperor Penguins, who find their soul mates through song, a penguin is born who cannot sing. But he can tap dance something fierce!
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Movie: Flags of Our Fathers ( 2006 )
The life stories of the six men who raised the flag at the Battle of Iwo Jima, a turning point in World War II.
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Movie: Monster House ( 2006 )
Three teens discover that their neighbor's house is really a living, breathing, scary monster.
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Movie: Employee of the Month ( 2006 )
A slacker competes with a repeat winner for the "Employee of the Month" title at work, in order to gain the affections of a new female employee.
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Movie: American Pie Presents: The Naked Mile ( 2006 )
When Erik Stifler gets a free pass to do whatever he wants from his girlfriend, he and his two best friends head to see his cousin Dwight for the Naked Mile and a weekend they will never forget.
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Movie: Aquamarine ( 2006 )
In a dreary Florida beach resort village, luscious-limbed lifeguard Raymond is the main attraction for girls. Teenage buddies Claire and Hailey become experts on him by observation, but never dare actually approach him, and after this closing summer season will be separated as one's parents move to Australia. Then they find a storm washes up a sassy mermaid in a swimming pool, who promises them a wish if they help her prove to Neptune love exists, and Raymond is the only creature resembling a love-god.
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Movie: Stick It ( 2006 )
After a run-in with the law, Haley Graham (Missy Peregrym) is forced to return to the world from which she fled some years ago. Enrolled in an elite gymnastics program run by the legendary Burt Vickerman (Jeff Bridges), Haley's rebellious attitude gives way to something that just might be called team spirit.
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Movie: The Wicker Man ( 2006 )
A sheriff investigating the disappearance of a young girl from a small island discovers there's a larger mystery to solve among the island's secretive, neo-pagan community.
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Movie: Inland Empire ( 2007 )
As an actress begins to adopt the persona of her character in a film, her world becomes nightmarish and surreal.
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Movie: Shortbus ( 2006 )
A group of New Yorkers caught up in their romantic-sexual milieu converge at an underground salon infamous for its blend of art, music, politics, and carnality.
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Movie: Saw III ( 2006 )
Jigsaw abducts a doctor in order to keep himself alive while he watches his new apprentice put an unlucky citizen named Jeff through a brutal test.
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Movie: Miami Vice ( 2006 )
Based on the 1980s TV action/drama, this update focuses on vice detectives Crockett and Tubbs as their respective personal and professional lives become dangerously intertwined.
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Movie: Letters from Iwo Jima ( 2006 )
The story of the battle of Iwo Jima between the United States and Imperial Japan during World War II, as told from the perspective of the Japanese who fought it.
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Movie: Over the Hedge ( 2006 )
A scheming raccoon fools a mismatched family of forest creatures into helping him repay a debt of food, by invading the new suburban sprawl that popped up while they were hibernating...and learns a lesson about family himself.
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Movie: Right at Your Door ( 2006 )
A dirty bomb goes off in Los Angeles, jamming freeways and spreading a toxic cloud.
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Movie: Step Up ( 2006 )
Tyler Gage receives the opportunity of a lifetime after vandalizing a performing arts school, gaining him the chance to earn a scholarship and dance with an up and coming dancer, Nora.
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Movie: Underworld: Evolution ( 2006 )
Picking up directly from the previous movie, vampire warrior Selene and the half werewolf Michael hunt for clues to reveal the history of their races and the war between them.
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Movie: Paprika ( 2006 )
When a machine that allows therapists to enter their patients' dreams is stolen, all Hell breaks loose. Only a young female therapist, Paprika, can stop it.
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Movie: Clerks II ( 2006 )
A calamity at Dante and Randal's shops sends them looking for new horizons - but they ultimately settle at the fast food empire Mooby's.
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Movie: Half Nelson ( 2006 )
An inner-city junior high school teacher with a drug habit forms an unlikely friendship with one of his students after she discovers his secret.
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Movie: Dreamgirls ( 2006 )
A trio of black female soul singers cross over to the pop charts in the early 1960s, facing their own personal struggles along the way.
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Movie: Crank ( 2006 )
Professional assassin Chev Chelios learns his rival has injected him with a poison that will kill him if his heart rate drops.
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Movie: A Scanner Darkly ( 2006 )
An undercover cop in a not-too-distant future becomes involved with a dangerous new drug and begins to lose his own identity as a result.
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Movie: Flushed Away ( 2006 )
The story of an uptown rat that gets flushed down the toilet from his penthouse apartment, ending in the sewers of London, where he has to learn a whole new and different way of life.
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Movie: DOA: Dead or Alive ( 2006 )
The world's best fighters are invited to DOA, an invitational martial arts contest. There, four female rival fighters will have to work together to uncover the secret that the organizer of the tournament is trying to hide.
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Movie: Notes on a Scandal ( 2007 )
A veteran high school teacher befriends a younger art teacher, who is having an affair with one of her 15-year-old students. However, her intentions with this new "friend" also go well beyond platonic friendship.
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Movie: Glory Road ( 2006 )
In 1966, Texas Western coach Don Haskins led the first all-black starting line-up for a college basketball team to the NCAA national championship.
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Movie: The Wind that Shakes the Barley ( 2006 )
Against the backdrop of the Irish War of Independence, two brothers fight a guerrilla war against British forces.
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Movie: The Lake House ( 2006 )
A lonely doctor, who once occupied an unusual lakeside house, begins exchanging love letters with its former resident, a frustrated architect. They must try to unravel the mystery behind their extraordinary romance before it's too late.
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Movie: Open Season ( 2006 )
Boog, a domesticated 900lb. Grizzly bear, finds himself stranded in the woods 3 days before Open Season. Forced to rely on Elliot, a fast-talking mule deer, the two form an unlikely friendship and must quickly rally other forest animals if they are to form a rag-tag army against the hunters.
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Movie: Charlotte's Web ( 2006 )
Wilbur the pig is scared of the end of the season, because he knows that come that time, he will end up on the dinner table. He hatches a plan with Charlotte, a spider that lives in his pen, to ensure that this will never happen.
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Movie: Scary Movie 4 ( 2006 )
Cindy finds out the house she lives in is haunted by a little boy and goes on a quest to find out who killed him and why. Also, Alien "Tr-iPods" are invading the world and she has to uncover the secret in order to stop them.
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Movie: Dorm Daze 2 ( 2006 )
Sequal to Dorm Daze has most of the original group of college students on a cruise ship in the Pacific, putting on a school play which takes a turn involving the theft of a priceless diamond.
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Movie: Turistas ( 2006 )
A group of young backpackers' vacation turns sour when a bus accident leaves them marooned in a remote Brazilian rural area that holds an ominous secret.