Ford's Mikko Hirvonen took the opening win, but this year was, once again, all about Citroen superstar Sebastien Loeb. He took an astonishing eight victories as well as an unprecendeted seventh World Championship, and, as ever, he did it in style, stunning fans worldwide with breathtaking car control and his phenomenal flair. Competition behind Loeb raged in the "best of the rest" battle. Jari-Matti Latvala emerged as Ford's strongest contender, with two wins on his way to the runner-up spot. Citroen's Sebastien Ogier firmly established himself as a star of the future with two amazing victories, while former champion Petter Solberg produced stunning drives to ensure he was always in the mix.
When a much-publicized ice-skating scandal strips them of their gold medals, two world-class athletes skirt their way back onto the ice via a loophole that allows them to compete together as a pairs team.
When world heavyweight boxing champ Apollo Creed wants to give an unknown fighter a shot at the title as a publicity stunt, his handlers pick palooka Rocky Balboa, an uneducated collector for a Philadelphia loan shark.
An American girl on vacation in Italy finds an unanswered "letter to Juliet" -- one of thousands of missives left at the fictional lover's Verona courtyard, which are typically answered by a the "secretaries of Juliet" -- and she goes on a quest to find the lovers referenced in the letter.
A bored and domesticated Shrek pacts with deal-maker Rumpelstiltskin to get back to feeling like a real ogre again, but when he's duped and sent to a twisted version of Far Far Away—where Rumpelstiltskin is king, ogres are hunted, and he and Fiona have never met—he sets out to restore his world and reclaim his true love.