Top Movies of 2004


The top movies of 2004 list is calculated by community movie ratings and members' "Top Movies List". Lists are updated daily.

31. 2046

Year of Release: 2004
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: Cantonese
Genre: Drama/Fantasy
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Kar Wai Wong
Actors: Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Li Gong, Faye Wong, Ziyi Zhang, Maggie Cheung, Takuya Kimura

32. Maria Full of Grace

Year of Release: 2004
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: Spanish
Genre: Drama/Thriller
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Joshua Marston
Actors: Catalina Sandino Moreno, Virgina Ariza, Yenny Paola Vega, Rodrigo Sánchez Borhorquez, Charles Albert Patiño, Wilson Guerrero
Plot: A young woman living in Mexico becomes pregnant and has no one to turn to. In desperation, she becomes a drug mule and smuggles drugs over the border.

33. Swades ( Swades: We, the People )

Year of Release: 2004
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: Hindi
Genre: Drama
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Ashutosh Gowariker
Actors: Shah Rukh Khan, Gayatri Joshi, Kishori Balal, Smith Seth, Rajesh Vivek, Daya Shankar Pandey

34. Tokyo Godfathers

Year of Release: 2004
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: Japanese
Genre: Anime/Adventure
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Satoshi Kon, Shôgo Furuya
Actors: Toru Emori, Aya Okamoto, Yoshiaki Umegaki, Shôzô Îzuka, Seizô Katô, Hiroya Ishimaru
Plot: On Christmas a group of homeless outcasts in Tokyo find an abandoned child. They band together to care for it, but who does it belong to and how could anyone abandon a baby at Christmas?

35. Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars

Year of Release: 2004
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Sci-Fi/Adventure
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Brian Henson
Actors: Ben Browder, Claudia Black, Anthony Simcoe, Gigi Edgley, Wayne Pygram, Raelee Hill
Plot: After being crystallized in a case of mistaken identity, John Crichton and his pregnant fiance Aeryn Sun are reassembled by their comrades D'Argo, Chiana, Noranti, and Rygel with a little help from so...( read more )me new allies. They believe that they are all free to live their lives in peace away from the war between the universe's dominant races, the Peacekeepers and the Scarrans, but soon find out that the wormhole knowledge that Crichton holds in his mind is the key to victory for either side, and are back on the run. Matters are made worse when Crichton and Aeryn's unborn child is transfered from Aeryn's body into Rygel's in a freak turn of events and they have to find a way reverse things back to their correct state. Meanwhile, they're forced to align themselves with their mortal enemies, Scorpius and Sikozu, in order to survive while trying to locate a race of people who have the power to spread peace before the war destroys all living things in the universe.

36. Dawn of the Dead

Year of Release: 2004
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Horror
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Zack Snyder
Actors: Sarah Polley, Ving Rhames, Jake Weber, Mekhi Phifer, Ty Burrell, Michael Kelly
Plot: When the dead suddenly come back to life, a group of strangers hole up in a mall in hopes of surviving the wave of undead.

37. Days of Being Wild ( A Fei zheng chuan )

Year of Release: 2004
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: Cantonese
Genre: Drama
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Kar Wai Wong
Actors: Leslie Cheung, Maggie Cheung, Andy Lau, Carina Lau, Rebecca Pan, Jacky Cheung

38. Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy

Year of Release: 2004
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Adam McKay
Actors: Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Steve Carell, Fred Willard, Paul Rudd, Steve Carell
Plot: Ron Burgundy is a chauvinistic local news anchor that gets into a hilarious feud when the station pairs him up with a female anchor.

39. Nobody Knows ( Dare mo shiranai )

Year of Release: 2004
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: Japanese
Genre: Drama
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Hirokazu Koreeda
Actors: Yûya Yagira, Ayu Kitaura, Momoko Shimizu, Hiei Kimura, Hanae Kan, You
Plot: Four siblings live happily with their mother in a small apartment in Tokyo. The children all have different fathers and have never been to school. The very existence of three of them has been hidden from the landlord. One day, the mother leaves behind a little money and a note, charging her oldest boy to look after the others. And so begins the children's odyssey, a journey nobody knows. Though engulfed by the cruel fate of abandonment, the four children do their best to survive in their own little world, devising and following their own set of rules. When they are forced to engage with the world outside their cocooned universe, the fragile balance that has sustained them collapses. Their innocent longing for their mother, their wary fascination toward the outside world, their anxiety over their increasingly desperate situation, their inarticulate cries, their kindness to each other, their determination to survive on wits and courage. Written by Sujit R. Varma

40. Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer

Year of Release: 2004
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Documentary
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Nick Broomfield, Joan Churchill
Actors: Aileen Wuornos, Nick Broomfield, Steve Glazer, Jeb Bush

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