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Movie history events from 2004

A Carrier is discovered in London who infects a quarentined area of London which was set up in an attempt to reinstate England. The virus is released again. (London, England) (28 Weeks Later)

Trish's son has a child. (Los Angeles, CA) (The 40 Year Old Virgin)

Ryan plays football during his freshman year at high school. (East Great Falls, Michigan) (American Pie 5: The Naked Mile)

Elyse asks Brandon out on a date by the lake where they can use powerboats. Brandon rejects her offer. (Tall Oaks, Michigan) (American Pie: Band Camp)

At a sleepover, a girl wets her sleeping bad and Garrett does not tell anyone. (Chicago, Illinois) (Bad Teacher)

Blade battles Dracula (the big apple, New York) (Blade: Trinity)

Michael Oher is adopted by the Tuphys. Miss Sue tutors him so that he can get good grades. (Memphis, Tennessee) (The Blind Side)

Annual "Running of the Jew" festival is covered by Borat for local TV station. (Kuczek, Kazakhstan) (Borat)

Kirill kills Marie Kreutz, but Jason Bourne escapes. (Goa, India) (The Bourne Supremacy)

Jason Bourne starts running. (The Bourne Ultimatum)

Robert Golding is terminated. (The Bourne Ultimatum)

Mitch Wilson starts working with Cam Brady. (The Campaign)

Steve Montgomery wins a certificate. (Chronicle)

Jason and Cynthia purchase their home. (Chicago, Illinois) (Couples Retreat)

Viral outbreak causes the dead to return to life and consume the flesh of the living. (Suburban Wisconsin) (Dawn of the Dead)

A small band of refugees lock themselves inside a shopping maul to escape throngs of ravenous, running zombies. (Milwaukee, Wi) (Dawn of the Dead)

Major global warming cause a swift second ice age. (The Day After Tomorrow)

Joel has his memory erased but wakes up during the process. (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind)

Large fishing cabins are for sale. (Crystal Lake, New Jersey) (Freddy Vs. Jason)

Andrew Largemen is forced to visit his home sue to his mothers death. Here he meets Sam who changes his life for the better. (New Jersey, America) (Garden State)

Godzilla defeats Xians and monsters (the world) (Godzilla: Final Wars)

Amy Elliott accuses her boyfriend Tommy O'Hara of rape. (Gone Girl)

Stanton High Gymnastics Team Champions win CT State Championships. (Connecticut) (Grown Ups 2)

Rasputin returns to destroy the world using Hellboy. (Hellboy)

Nicholas Angel uses firearms for the last time before before he transfers to Sandford. (London, England) (Hot Fuzz)

The earliest year that Mel Stein could have started using the internet. (Los Angeles, CA) (I Love You, Man)

Aaron Rapoport starts working at Skylark Tonight. (The Interview)

Elle Woods graduates from Harvard Law School. (Cambridge, Massachusetts) (Legally Blonde)

Season 2004 (Allenville Penitentiary, Texas) (The Longest Yard)

Jack Harris quits working with internet pornography and goes back to his family. (Houston, Texas) (Middle Men)

Napoleon Dynamite does a dance routine in front of the school assembly during the presidential elections. (Napoleon Dynamite)

Willie Bank wins his second Five Diamond award for his hotel. (Ocean's Thirteen)

On the train from Rome to Paris, a Faberge Egg is stolen from a courier. (Ocean's Twelve)

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Angie loses her virginity. (Clark County) (Pineapple Express)

Frank Castle becomes The Punisher and starts killing criminal families. (New York City) (Punisher: War Zone)

In the middle of the year, it is reported that members of Five Points Trinity Church are seeking semi-automatic firearms before AWD expires. (Dallas, Texas) (Red State)

Stewart Young is born. (RoboCop)

Rocky and Paulie go to the cemetery 2 years after Adrian's death. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) (Rocky Balboa)

Carter accidentally shoots Isabella Molina. She and Lee no longer date. (New York City, NY) (Rush Hour 3)

Two strangers, Adam and Dr Lawrence Gordon, wake up in a dirty bathroom at the hand of serial killer John Kramer. (Saw)

Seth is released from prison due to a technicality. Mark Hoffman puts him in an inescapable pendulum trap made to look like a Jigsaw trap. (Saw V)

John and Amanda visit Jill at her clinic. (Saw VI)

Glen finds his parents Chucky and Tiffany. Chucky inseminates Jennifer Tilly. (Hollywood, CA) (Seed of Chucky)

Zombies attack London but are found defenseless against cricket bats and spades. (Shaun of the Dead)

Todd solves a puzzle. (Soldier)

Rachel and Dex do not admit how they feel about each other. Dex meets Darcy and Rachel lets them date. (New York City) (Something Borrowed)

Peter Parker tries to find balence between studies, love, and crime-fighting. He almost quits being Spider-Man and Mary-Jane almost marries John Jameson. Spider-Man defeats Dr.Octopous. Mary-Jane and Harry Osborn find out Spider-Man's identity. (Spider-Man 2)

Venom comes from space and transforms Spider-Man into Dark Spider-Man. He fights Harry Osborn (the New Goblin) and the Sandman. Venom gets onto Eddie Brock. Spider-Man and the New Goblin fight Sandman and Venom. Eddie, Venom, and Harry die while Spider-Man lets Sandman leave and live. Peter and Mary-Jane renew their relationship. (Spider-Man 3)

Derek has a car. (Sacramento, CA) (Step Brothers)

Derek has a carb. (Sacramento, CA) (Step Brothers)

Seth hooks up with Shauna. (Superbad)

Body remains are found which leasds Illeana Scott to hunt down a serial killer who assumes the lives and identitiesof other people. (Montreal, Canada) (Taking Lives)

Han Solo Berger leaves his father and will change his name to Todd Peterson. (That's My Boy)

Pete and Debbie's second daughter Charlotte is born. (Los Angeles, California) (This Is 40)

Max Walker brings Lyle Atwood from 1924 to sentence him, or Max returns to find TEC shut down, or Max returns to find his wife alive, timeline-dependent. (Timecop)

Down on her luck and wanting to escape her abusive boyfriend, Jean Gilkyson and her daughter move to Wyoming and move in with her estranged father-in-law, Einar Gilkyson. (Wyoming) (An Unfinished Life)

For the next four years, people say that fusion is five years away. (Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps)

Rosie Mee is born. (Los Angeles, California) (We Bought a Zoo)

The Mees go on a vacation. (Somalia) (We Bought a Zoo)

January: Sparkle beats Pois. (New York City) (13 Going On 30)

January: Regina puts her spring fling dress on hold at a store called 1, 3, 5. (Evanston, Illinois) (Mean Girls)

January: Bethany Hamilton gets 5th place in the NSSA Regional Event. (Soul Surfer)

Saturday 10th January: Bethany Hamilton enters a major competition. (Kauai, Hawaii) (Soul Surfer)

Sunday 11th January: Zuckerberg registers thefacebook.com domain. (Cambridge, Massachusetts) (The Social Network)

Thursday 15th January: Aaron sees Shane in his underwear in the projection room above the auditorium. (Evanston, Illinois) (Mean Girls)

Thursday 22nd January: Aaron and Damien catch Coach Carr and Trang Pak in the projection room. (Evanston, Illinois) (Mean Girls)

Sunday 25th January: Professional contract killer Vincent holds taxi driver Max hostage as he rampages through L.A. with killings for money. (Los Angeles, California) (Collateral)

February: Sparkle beats Pois. (New York City) (13 Going On 30)

Tuesday 3rd February: Walter Sparrow's birthday, when his wife buys him a book: The Number 23. (The Number 23)

Wednesday 4th February: Walter sees a psychologist after a dog-bite. (The Number 23)

Wednesday 4th February: Mark Zuckerberg launches TheFacebook.com. (Cambridge, Massachusetts) (The Social Network)

Thursday 5th February: Walter finds out that there is a mysterious significance to the number 23. (The Number 23)

Friday 6th February: Walter Sparrow visits Isaac French to be reassured about his obsession with number 23. (The Number 23)

Friday 6th February: Narendra and the Winklevosses first learn of thefacebook.com. (Cambridge, Massachusetts) (The Social Network)

Saturday 7th February: Walter Sparrow stays away in a hotel for the night. (The Number 23)

Sunday 8th February: Walter Sparrow visits in prison a felon wrongly convicted of the murder of Laura Tollins. (The Number 23)

Monday 9th February: Walter Sparrow tracks down the supposed author of The Number 23 by Fed-Exing 23 boxes to his PO Box address. (The Number 23)

Tuesday 10th February: Narendra and the Winlevosses send a cease and disist letter to Zuckerberg. (Cambridge, Massachusetts) (The Social Network)

Wednesday 11th February: Joel Barish asks for Clem Kruczynski to be erased from his mind. (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind)

Wednesday 11th February: Rudy Mackenzie dies. (USA) (The Jacket)

Thursday 12th February: Julie Bougie Boyer's driver's license is issued. (Brichwood Valley, Illinois) (Source Code)

Friday 13th February: Selina Kyle is arrested for breaking and entering. (Detroit, Michigan) (The Dark Knight Rises)

Friday 13th February: Stan and Patrick erase Clem from Joel's mind as he sleeps. (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind)

Saturday 14th February: Joel Barish meets Clementine Kruczynski - again - after an unjustified feeling led him to Montauk. (Montauk) (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind)

Saturday 14th February: Joel takes a train to Montauk instead of going to work, and meets Clem (again); Mary the receptionist quits her job at the clinic. (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind)

Sunday 15th February: Clem and Joel visit the frozen Charles River. (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind)

Monday 16th February: Mary the ex-receptionist sends out tapes to all former patients; Clem and Joel realise they erased each other. (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind)

Wednesday 18th February: "Facebook me" becomes a common expression around this time. (Cambridge, Massachusetts) (The Social Network)

Friday 20th February: Eduardo discovers the cease and disist letter around this time. (Cambridge, Massachusetts) (The Social Network)

March: Sparkle beats Pois. (New York City) (13 Going On 30)

March: Michael Oher begins playing football at Briarcrest Christian School in spring. (Memphis, Tennessee) (The Blind Side)

March: Maya turns 26. (Highlands, New Jersey) (Jersey Girl)

Wednesday 24th March: Dr.Lawrence Gordon writes a report about John Kramer's inoperable frontal-lobe tumor. (Saw III)

April: Sparkle beats Pois. (New York City) (13 Going On 30)

April: Two police officers are shot and killed on a drugs bust; Officer Roenick escapes with his life and a lot of guilt. (Detroit, Michigan) (Assault on Precinct 13)

April: Paul Stallberg is placed in a Razor-Wire Maze in a basement because he slashed his wrists a month earlier. (Saw)

April: Jigsaw and Hoffman kidnap Paul Leahy and put him in a basement where he must pass through the razor-wire maze. (Saw V)

April: The issue of Hustler is published, later to be read by Mike Norton bored on Border Patrol. (Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada, the)

Saturday 3rd April: Kate Forster plays in the snow - her dog Jack is not happy. (The Lake House)

Tuesday 6th April: Dre Parker's height is measured. (Detroit, MI) (The Karate Kid)

Tuesday 13th April: Mark Zuckerberg, Dustin Moskovitz, and Eduardo Saverin form Thefacebook.com LLC, a partnership. (Cambridge, Massachusetts) (The Social Network)

Wednesday 14th April: Cindy gets her driver's license. (Ohio) (Extract)

Sunday 18th April: Bruce Banner is spotted on camera. (The Incredible Hulk)

Saturday 24th April: A date on a card. (Fantastic Mr. Fox)

May: Sparkle beats Pois. (New York City) (13 Going On 30)

May: Jenna Rink wakes up almost 30 years old. (13 Going On 30)

May: Pyramid Scheme meetings begin. (Newport Beach, California) (All That I Need)

May: Michael Oher graduates from Briarcrest Christian School. (Memphis, Tennessee) (The Blind Side)

May: Paul Stallberg's body is found by Detectives Allison Kerry, David Tapp, and Steven Sing. Because of the puzzle-piece-shaped cut on Paul's body, the media starts referring to the "serial killer" as "The Jigsaw Killer". (Saw)

May: Mark Rodriguez is burned in a room. His body is found by Kerry, Tapp, and Sing later. They find Dr Lawrence Gordon's penlight in the room. (Saw)

May: Amanda Young is unlocks the "Reverse Bear-Trap" by getting the key out of a man's stomach. (Saw)

May: Dr Lawrence Gordon is suspected of being "The Jigsaw Killer". He listens to Amanda Young's story of how she escaped her trap. (Saw)

May: Detectives David Tapp and Steven Sing find Jigsaw's lair and save an old man named Jeff. Tapp is slashed in the neck, Sing is killed by a trap, and Jigsaw escapes. (Saw)

May: David Tapp is discharged from the force. (Saw)

May: Amanda Young meets John Kramer at her home and becomes his apprentice. (Saw III)

May: Hoffman places Dr. Gordon's penlight at the scene of Mark Wilson's death. (Saw V)

Saturday 1st May: Unable to find Negative 25 for the final issue of Life magazine, Walter Mitty leaves New York to Greenland in search of Sean O'Connell. (The Secret Life of Walter Mitty)

Sunday 2nd May: Walter Mitty bikes, runs, and longboards in search of Sean O'Connell. (Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland) (The Secret Life of Walter Mitty)

Saturday 8th May: Walter Mitty rents two strong little men to hike with him. (Lower Himalayas, Afghanistan) (The Secret Life of Walter Mitty)

Wednesday 12th May: Walter Mitty offer's his mom's cake to warlords. (Lower Himalayas, Afghanistan) (The Secret Life of Walter Mitty)

Sunday 16th May: Walter Mitty finds Sean O'Connell and finds out that Sean had put Negative 25 in his wallet. (Himalayas, Afghanistan) (The Secret Life of Walter Mitty)

Friday 21st May: Matt Flamhaff helps Jenna Rink photograph Class of 2004 for Poise's new design. (New York City) (13 Going On 30)

Wednesday 26th May: Jenna Rink turns 30. (New York City) (13 Going On 30)

Thursday 27th May: The date Matt scheduled to have dinner with Jenna. Lucy finds out that Jenna helped boost Sparkle's sales and lies to Matt about her. (New York City) (13 Going On 30)

Friday 28th May: The day of Matt's wedding. Jenna wishes that she was 13 again, and it comes true. (New York City) (13 Going On 30)

Friday 28th May: The day of Matt's wedding. Jenna wishes that she was 13 again, and it comes true. (New York City) (13 Going On 30)

June: This month's issue Pois is about Jennifer Lopez's 10th secret while Sparkle's issue is about her 11th secret. (New York City) (13 Going On 30)

June: Kyle Connellan sets a swimming record at his high school. (Florida) (Dolphin Tale)

June: Keller Dover drinks alcohol for the last time until nine and a half years later. (Conyer, Pennsylvania) (Prisoners)

June: Sean Parker finds out that Zuckerberg lives across the street from him and helps him with Facebook. (Palo Alto, California) (The Social Network)

Tuesday 1st June: A date marked on Costa's calendar. (Taking Lives)

Thursday 3rd June: A date marked on Costa's calendar. (Taking Lives)

Friday 4th June: A date on Costa's calendar. (Taking Lives)

Saturday 5th June: Ronald Reagan dies of pneumonia and Alzheimer's disease. (Los Angeles, California) (The Reagans)

Sunday 6th June: A date marked on Costa's calendar. (Taking Lives)

Monday 7th June: A date marked on Costa's calendar. (Taking Lives)

Thursday 10th June: A date marked on Costa's calendar. (Taking Lives)

Saturday 12th June: A date marked on Costa's calendar. (Taking Lives)

Thursday 17th June: Costa's contract with someone is marked on this date. (Taking Lives)

Saturday 19th June: FBI profiler Illeana Scott is summoned by the Montreal police to investigate Martin Asher's killings. (Taking Lives)

Saturday 19th June: A date marked on Costa's calendar. (Taking Lives)

Sunday 20th June: James McKeen Costa claims to have witnessed Asher's crime the previous night. (Montreal, Canada) (Taking Lives)

Monday 21st June: Illeana Scott interviews Rebecca Asher, Martin's mother. (Taking Lives)

Wednesday 23rd June: Chef Gusteau writes his Will. (Paris, France) (Ratatouille)

Wednesday 23rd June: Meeting with Clark William Edwards scheduled on this day. (Montreal, Canada) (Taking Lives)

Thursday 24th June: Asher supposedly dies in a car accident after kidnapping Costa and the case is closed. Costa goes to Illeana Scott's motel room and has sex with her. (Montreal, Canada) (Taking Lives)

Friday 25th June: Scott realizes that Costa is Asher when she sees that he has killed his mother in an elevator. Asher escapes on a train, killing a sports talent scout and taking his identity. (Montreal, Canada) (Taking Lives)

Sunday 27th June: A date marked on Costa's calendar. (Taking Lives)

Thursday 15th July: Bethany Hamilton wins "ESPY Best Comeback of the Year." (Soul Surfer)

Friday 16th July: Pyramid Scheme arrest takes place in Newport Beach Harbor aboard yacht . (Newport Beach, California) (All That I Need)

Saturday 17th July: Michael Oher's driver's license is issued. (Memphis, Tennessee) (The Blind Side)

Tuesday 20th July: A date on a medical card. (Fantastic Mr. Fox)

Saturday 24th July: In the director's cut, this is when Matt Murdock meets up with Elektra Natchios at the Black and White Ball at the Grand Hotel. Bullseye kills her father, Nikolas Natchios. Elektra believes Daredevil is responsible. (New York City) (Daredevil)

Saturday 24th July: Judgement Day. Again. Or not. (Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines)

Friday 6th August: it was the film that was so funny and witty everyone loves and it remembers it because of how ledgendary it is. (america) (White Chicks)

Sunday 8th August: Bethany Hamilton wins Teen Choice "Courage Award." (Soul Surfer)

September: Sadie and Joseph start going to school together. (Los Angeles, California) (This Is 40)

Wednesday 1st September: Martin Harris' passport is issued. (Unknown)

October: Days after his 14th birthday, Peter Weyland is granted a Method Patent for a synthetic trachea constructed entirely of synthetically-engineered stem cells. It is his 12th registered patent to date. (Prometheus)

October: An insane Lawrence saws his foot off and shootss Adam in the shoulder. Lawrence's family survives, Zep kills Tapp, and Adam kills Zep. After Lawrence crawls out of the bathroom, Jigsaw/John Kramer leaves Adam inside. (Saw)

October: Adam Faulkner and Dr.Lawrence Gordon are kidnapped and wake up in a bathroom with a body in the middle of the room floor. Zep Hindle watches their tests while keeping Lawrence's wife and daughter hostage. (Saw)

October: Adam doesn't make it to the photoshoot for an album by Scott Tibbs' band The Gods. (Saw II)

October: Jigsaw and Amanda begin constructing the Death Mask. Amanda has nightmares about Adam. (Saw III)

October: Amanda returns to the bathroom and smothers Adam with a strip of plastic. Adam's corpse is left in the bathroom with Zep's corpse and Lawrence's severed foot. (Saw III)

October: Amanda Young pledges her loyalty to Jigsaw/John Kramer. She is given her first assignment: Kidnap Adam Faulkner and bring him to the bathroom. (Saw III)

Friday 1st October: Peter Weyland's 14th birthday. (Prometheus)

Sunday 3rd October: Satellites belonging to Weyland industries detect a heat bloom in Antarctica. (Alien Vs. Predator)

Wednesday 6th October: Simon Wyler dies. His son, Alex, receives a copy of Simon's book in his mailbox, 2 years before the book is published. (Chicago, IL) (The Lake House)

Sunday 10th October: A team discovers predators and aliens at the Antarctic. (Antarctica) (Alien Vs. Predator)

Sunday 10th October: A ship containing a Predalien crashes. (Gunnison, Colorado) (Aliens vs Predator: Requiem)

Monday 11th October: A Predator fights Aliens. (Gunnison, Colorado) (Aliens vs Predator: Requiem)

Tuesday 12th October: The town is destroyed. (Gunnison, Colorado) (Aliens vs Predator: Requiem)

Monday 25th October: Camille Montes' ID is issued. (Quantum of Solace)

Tuesday 26th October: Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is released. (North America) (The Break-Up)

Wednesday 27th October: Red Sox win the World Series for the first time in 86 years. (Boston, MA) (Fever Pitch)

Saturday 30th October: Atwood takes a newspaper and goes back in time. (Timecop)

November: Dentist Dr Pincus moves from London to New York. (New York) (Ghost Town)

Monday 1st November: Hank Deerfield receives a call from the army informing him that his son Michael has gone AWOL after returning from Iraq. Hank leaves his home to look for Michael. (USA) (In the Valley of Elah)

Tuesday 2nd November: The 2004 Election, which results in a victory for Andrew Boone. (United States) (Swing Vote)

Saturday 6th November: Cindy gets a driver's license under a fake name. (Kansas) (Extract)

Sunday 7th November: Cindy gets a driver's licence under the fake name Heather Sampson. (Little Rock, Arkansas) (Extract)

Thursday 18th November: The X-Box game Dance Dance Revolution Ultramix 2 is released. (Grandma's Boy)

December: Drew Baylor misses Christmas with his family due to the launch of the shoe he designed. (Elizabethtown)

Friday 24th December: Chris, Jamie, Dusty and Chris's mum see The Notebook in the cinema. (New Jersey) (Just Friends)


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