Best award winning movies with a societal issue from 2005

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with a societal issue from 2005! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with a societal issue from 2005, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Crash (2005)

In post-Sept. 11 Los Angeles, tensions erupt when the lives of a Brentwood housewife, her district attorney husband, a Persian shopkeeper, two cops, a pair of carjackers and a Korean couple converge during a 36-hour period.

Info

2005-05-06 | Drama

Cast

Sandra Bullock, Don Cheadle

Rating

rating icon 7.219
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #27 for
    didactic
  2. Ranked #35 for
    great story
  3. Ranked #72 for
    poindexter

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2 Transamerica (2005)

A transgender woman takes an unexpected journey when she learns that she had a son, now a teenage runaway hustling on the streets of New York.

Info

2005-02-14 | Drama / Adventure

Cast

Felicity Huffman, Kevin Zegers

Rating

rating icon 7.044
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #90 for
    perfect casting
  2. Ranked #113 for
    self-improvement
  3. Ranked #133 for
    wayward

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3 The Constant Gardener (2005)

Justin Quayle is a low-level British diplomat who has always gone about his work very quietly, not causing any problems. But after his radical wife Tessa is killed he becomes determined to find out why, thrusting himself into the middle of a very dangerous conspiracy.

Info

2005-08-31 | Drama / Mystery

Cast

Ralph Fiennes, Rachel Weisz

Rating

rating icon 6.985
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #57 for
    extraordinary
  2. Ranked #91 for
    confusing
  3. Ranked #103 for
    jittery

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4 Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)

The story of journalist Edward R. Murrow's stand against Senator Joseph McCarthy's anti-communist witch-hunts in the early 1950s.

Info

2005-09-16 | Drama / History

Cast

David Strathairn, Patricia Clarkson

Rating

rating icon 7.086
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #25 for
    extraordinary
  2. Ranked #35 for
    tour de force
  3. Ranked #103 for
    sanctimonious

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5 Warm Springs (2005)

Franklin Roosevelt, left a paraplegic from polio at 39 years of age, seeks out a miracle cure in the backwoods of Georgia.

Info

2005-04-30 | Drama / TV Movie

Cast

Kenneth Branagh, Cynthia Nixon

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #54 for
    therapeutic
  2. Ranked #214 for
    deservedly won Oscars
  3. Ranked #226 for
    asthmatic

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6 Munich (2005)

During the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, eleven Israeli athletes are taken hostage and murdered by a Palestinian terrorist group known as Black September. In retaliation, the Israeli government recruits a group of Mossad agents to track down and execute those responsible for the attack.

Info

2005-12-23 | Drama / Action

Cast

Eric Bana, Daniel Craig

Rating

rating icon 7.152
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #32 for
    with mercenaries
  2. Ranked #142 for
    like Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
  3. Ranked #217 for
    didactic

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7 North Country (2005)

A fictionalized account of the first major successful sexual harassment case in the United States -- Jenson vs. Eveleth Mines, where a woman who endured a range of abuse while working as a miner filed and won the landmark 1984 lawsuit.

Info

2005-02-12 | Drama

Cast

Charlize Theron, Elle Peterson

Rating

rating icon 7.221
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #97 for
    Courtroom Drama
  2. Ranked #175 for
    heavy-handed
  3. Ranked #257 for
    gaslighting

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8 Thank You for Smoking (2005)

Nick Naylor is a charismatic spin-doctor for Big Tobacco who'll fight to protect America's right to smoke -- even if it kills him -- while still remaining a role model for his 12-year old son. When he incurs the wrath of a senator bent on snuffing out cigarettes, Nick's powers of "filtering the truth" will be put to the test.

Info

2005-09-09 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Aaron Eckhart, Maria Bello

Rating

rating icon 7.196
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #56 for
    blasphemous
  2. Ranked #74 for
    good story
  3. Ranked #100 for
    smart and witty dialogue

Trailer

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9 Brokeback Mountain (2005)

Rodeo cowboy Jack and ranch hand Ennis are hired as sheepherders in 1963 Wyoming. One night on Brokeback Mountain, they spark a physical relationship. Though Ennis marries his longtime sweetheart and Jack marries a fellow rodeo rider, they keep up their tortured, sporadic love affair for 20 years.

Info

2005-10-22 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Heath Ledger, Jake Gyllenhaal

Rating

rating icon 7.797
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #25 for
    sad
  2. Ranked #27 for
    masterpiece
  3. Ranked #47 for
    remarkable

Trailer

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10 Hustle & Flow (2005)

With help from his friends, a Memphis pimp in a mid-life crisis attempts to become a successful hip-hop emcee.

Info

2005-07-22 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Terrence Howard, Anthony Anderson

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #159 for
    blaxploitation
  2. Ranked #168 for
    catchy music
  3. Ranked #172 for
    great soundtrack

Trailer

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