Top 10 Films of 2006by muybueno16 | created - 06 Mar 2017 | updated - 1 week ago | Public
Some frustratingly yet rather electrifying slow burn thrillers.
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1. Inside Man (2006)
R | 129 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
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.
Votes: 317,786 | Gross: $88.51M
5. Stranger Than Fiction (2006)
PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
An I.R.S. auditor suddenly finds himself the subject of narration only he can hear: narration that begins to affect his entire life, from his work, to his love-interest, to his death.
Votes: 209,620 | Gross: $40.14M
6. Letters from Iwo Jima (2006)
R | 141 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
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.
Votes: 147,685 | Gross: $13.76M
7. Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama
A family determined to get their young daughter into the finals of a beauty pageant take a cross-country trip in their VW bus.
Votes: 415,253 | Gross: $59.89M
8. 16 Blocks (2006)
PG-13 | 102 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An aging alcoholic cop is assigned the task of escorting a witness from police custody to a courthouse 16 blocks away. There are, however, chaotic forces at work that prevent them from making it in one piece.
Votes: 122,614 | Gross: $36.88M
9. Lucky Number Slevin (2006)
R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
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.
Votes: 290,328 | Gross: $22.49M
10. Slow Burn (2005)
R | 93 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A district attorney is involved in a 24-hour showdown with a gang leader and is, at the same time, being manipulated by an attractive assistant district attorney and a cryptic stranger.
Votes: 3,591 | Gross: $1.24M
12. Speechless (I) (2006)
PG-13 | 70 min | Drama
Mia Sakamoto feels trapped physically and verbally abused by men all her life, until she crosses paths with a spoken word artist Ku James. Ku is Mia's savior, guiding her to discover her ... See full summary »
14. Lenexa, 1 Mile (2006)
R | 91 min | Drama
The film tells the story of five childhood friends during their last summer together in Lenexa before going to college. Their bond is tested when a disturbing secret comes to light and they... See full summary »
15. Tre (2006)
87 min | Drama, Romance
Gabe and Kakela are happily engaged couple in the mountain of Calabasas, CA. Gabe works as a horse riding instructor and Kakela is a trying-to-be writer. They live in house complex with ... See full summary »
16. Americanese (2006)
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Long after their breakup, Chinese American Raymond Ding and Amerasian Aurora Crane struggle to let go. Torn apart by mismatched ideals, meddling friends, and the complexities of racial ... See full summary »
17. Kiss Me Again (2006)
R | 103 min | Romance, Drama
A married couple decides to test the boundaries of their relationship with a seductive Spanish woman. When an unlikely relationship ensues, all three are forced to rethink their definition of love.
19. Find Me Guilty (2006)
R | 125 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime
In the late 1980s, a low level gangster named Jackie DiNorscio defends himself in court in what became the longest criminal trial in American judicial history.
Votes: 31,351 | Gross: $1.17M
20. Black Book (2006)
R | 145 min | Drama, Thriller, War
In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II, a Jewish singer infiltrates the regional Gestapo headquarters for the Dutch resistance.
Votes: 69,185 | Gross: $4.40M
21. Bred in the Bone (2006)
92 min | Drama
John Palmentario is desperate NOT to follow in his father, EUGENE'S, footsteps... NOT to make the same mistakes. At 34, John, looks back on his life as a paid thug who won't kill or carry a... See full summary »
22. The Craving Heart (2006)
80 min | Drama
Scientist, Alexander Tom thought he had it all, great wife, great house, career... that was until the death of his best friend and a random affair with an anonymous woman force him to ... See full summary »
24. Diary (2006)
R | 85 min | Horror, Thriller
Winnie Leung is a lonely woman that likes to make puppets and write her diary, and she misses her boy-friend Seth Lau, who left her after breaking up their relationship. Winnie leaves ... See full summary »
26. Dirty Work (2006)
R | 97 min | Thriller
A tangled story of three men's lives on the gritty streets of Chicago: Manning, a dirty, disillusioned cop; Julian, king of drugs, thugs and prostitution; and Frank, a ruthless politician who destroys everything in the way of his ambition.
27. My Brother (2006)
PG-13 | 100 min | Drama
"My Brother" is an inner city story of two impoverished boys, Isaiah and James. James is developmentally disabled. Their mother, L'Tisha, finds herself in a tragic situation. Dying of ... See full summary »
Votes: 289 | Gross: $0.03M
30. Diggers (2006)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama
A story about a tight-knit group of friends, who try to maintain their small-town way of life in the face of enormous changes in 1970s Long Island.
Votes: 2,337 | Gross: $0.07M
31. Boy Culture (2006)
Unrated | 88 min | Drama, Romance
A successful male escort describes in a series of confessions his tangled romantic relationships with his two roommates and an older, enigmatic male client.
Votes: 5,250 | Gross: $0.22M
33. Inland Empire (2006)
R | 180 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
As an actress begins to adopt the persona of her character in a film, her world becomes nightmarish and surreal.
Votes: 50,248 | Gross: $0.75M
34. Section 8 (2006)
R | 97 min | Drama
The award winning producers of the award winning, cult classic film, RETIRING TATIANA are back with this highly experimental screen adaptation of Anthony Lovell Winters' hilarious hit play,... See full summary »
36. Two Tickets to Paradise (2006)
R | 90 min | Comedy
Three guys on the verge of forty begin to realize all the best things in their lives happened before they were twenty. A spontaneous road trip adventure gives them a chance to balance the ledger.
37. Miles from Home (I) (2006)
97 min | Drama
Plagued by bad influences, bad choices and bad people, Miles finds himself in a seemingly hopeless set of circumstances. When a beautiful friend with an equally beautiful spirit shows him ... See full summary »
38. Yellow (I) (2006)
R | 90 min | Drama, Music, Romance
Family: a necessary burden. Amaryllis Campos is young and beautiful, a classically trained dancer delivering pizzas in Puerto Rico, living with her parents and her drug-selling chump of a ... See full summary »