Best Action Movies of 2003

1.

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

7.6
9.0/10 IMDB

Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron's forces. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam take the ring closer to the heart of Mordor, the dark lord's realm.

Starring: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Viggo Mortensen, Sean Astin, Liv Tyler, Orlando Bloom, John Rhys-Davies, Dominic Monaghan, Billy Boyd, Andy Serkis ..
Directed by: Peter Jackson
Release date: 2003-12-01
2.

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

6.8
8.1/10 IMDB

Jack Sparrow, a freewheeling 18th-century pirate, quarrels with a rival pirate bent on pillaging Port Royal. When the governor's daughter is kidnapped, Sparrow decides to help the girl's love save her.

Starring: Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley, Jack Davenport, Jonathan Pryce, Kevin McNally, Zoe Saldaña, Lee Arenberg, Mackenzie Crook ..
Directed by: Gore Verbinski
Release date: 2003-07-09
3.

Kill Bill: Vol. 1

6.7
8.2/10 IMDB

An assassin is shot by her ruthless employer, Bill, and other members of their assassination circle – but she lives to plot her vengeance.

Starring: Uma Thurman, Lucy Liu, Vivica A. Fox, Daryl Hannah, David Carradine, Michael Madsen, Julie Dreyfus, Chiaki Kuriyama, Shin'ichi Chiba, Gordon Liu Chia-Hui ..
Directed by: Quentin Tarantino
Release date: 2003-10-10
4.

The Last Samurai

6.5
7.8/10 IMDB

Nathan Algren is an American hired to instruct the Japanese army in the ways of modern warfare, which finds him learning to respect the samurai and the honorable principles that rule them. Pressed to destroy the samurai's way of life in the name of modernization and open trade, Algren decides to become an ultimate warrior himself and to fight for their right to exist.

Starring: Tom Cruise, Ken Watanabe, William Atherton, Chad Lindberg, Billy Connolly, Tony Goldwyn, Shichinosuke Nakamura, Koyuki, Timothy Spall, Togo Igawa ..
Directed by: Edward Zwick
Release date: 2003-12-05
5.

The Matrix Reloaded

6.2
7.2/10 IMDB

Six months after the events depicted in The Matrix, Neo has proved to be a good omen for the free humans, as more and more humans are being freed from the matrix and brought to Zion, the one and only stronghold of the Resistance. Neo himself has discovered his superpowers including super speed, ability to see the codes of the things inside the matrix and a certain degree of pre-cognition. But a nasty piece of news hits the human resistance: 250,000 machine sentinels are digging to Zion and would reach them in 72 hours. As Zion prepares for the ultimate war, Neo, Morpheus and Trinity are advised by the Oracle to find the Keymaker who would help them reach the Source. Meanwhile Neo's recurrent dreams depicting Trinity's death have got him worried and as if it was not enough, Agent Smith has somehow escaped deletion, has become more powerful than before and has fixed Neo as his next target.

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss, Laurence Fishburne, Hugo Weaving, Helmut Bakaitis, Steve Bastoni, Don Battee, Monica Bellucci, Daniel Bernhardt, Valerie Berry ..
Directed by: Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski
Release date: 2003-05-15
6.

X2

6.1
7.4/10 IMDB

Professor Charles Xavier and his team of genetically gifted superheroes face a rising tide of anti-mutant sentiment led by Col. William Stryker. Storm, Wolverine and Jean Grey must join their usual nemeses—Magneto and Mystique—to unhinge Stryker's scheme to exterminate all mutants.

Starring: Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, Halle Berry, Famke Janssen, James Marsden, Anna Paquin, Rebecca Romijn, Brian Cox, Alan Cumming ..
Directed by: Bryan Singer
Release date: 2003-04-27
Best Action Movies of 2003 : Battlestar Galactica
7.

Battlestar Galactica

6.0
8.5/10 IMDB

After a 40-year armistice in a war between the Twelve Colonies and the Cylons, the Cylons launch a surprise nuclear attack intended to exterminate the human race. Virtually all of the population of the Twelve Colonies are wiped out.

Release date: 2003-12-08
8.

The Matrix Revolutions

5.8
6.7/10 IMDB

The human city of Zion defends itself against the massive invasion of the machines as Neo fights to end the war at another front while also opposing the rogue Agent Smith.

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving, Mary Alice, Helmut Bakaitis, Lambert Wilson, Roy Jones Jr., Randall Duk Kim, Harry Lennix ..
Directed by: Lilly Wachowski, Lana Wachowski
Release date: 2003-11-05
9.

The Italian Job

5.7
7.0/10 IMDB

Charlie Croker pulled off the crime of a lifetime. The one thing that he didn't plan on was being double-crossed. Along with a drop-dead gorgeous safecracker, Croker and his team take off to re-steal the loot and end up in a pulse-pounding, pedal-to-the-metal chase that careens up, down, above and below the streets of Los Angeles.

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Charlize Theron, Edward Norton, Seth Green, Jason Statham, Yasiin Bey, Franky G, Donald Sutherland, Olek Krupa, Boris Lee Krutonog ..
Directed by: F. Gary Gray
Release date: 2003-05-30
10.

Touching the Void

5.7
8.0/10 IMDB

The true story of Joe Simpson and Simon Yates' disastrous and nearly-fatal mountain climb of 6,344m Siula Grande in the Cordillera Huayhuash in the Peruvian Andes in 1985.

Starring: Brendan Mackey, Nicholas Aaron, Richard Hawking, Ollie Ryall, Joe Simpson, Simon Yates ..
Directed by: Kevin Macdonald
Release date: 2003-09-05
11.

Underworld

5.7
7.0/10 IMDB

Vampires and werewolves have waged a nocturnal war against each other for centuries. But all bets are off when a female vampire warrior named Selene, who's famous for her strength and werewolf-hunting prowess, becomes smitten with a peace-loving male werewolf, Michael, who wants to end the war.

Starring: Kate Beckinsale, Scott Speedman, Michael Sheen, Shane Brolly, Bill Nighy, Erwin Leder, Sophia Myles, Robbie Gee, Wentworth Miller, Kevin Grevioux ..
Directed by: Len Wiseman
Release date: 2003-09-19
12.

Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas

5.6
6.7/10 IMDB

The sailor of legend is framed by the goddess Eris for the theft of the Book of Peace, and must travel to her realm at the end of the world to retrieve it and save the life of his childhood friend Prince Proteus.

Starring: Brad Pitt, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Michelle Pfeiffer, Joseph Fiennes, Dennis Haysbert, Timothy West, Adriano Giannini, Raman Hui, Chung Chan, Jim Cummings ..
Directed by: Tim Johnson, Patrick Gilmore
Release date: 2003-07-02
13.

Tears of the Sun

5.6
6.6/10 IMDB

Navy SEAL Lieutenant A.K. Waters and his elite squadron of tactical specialists are forced to choose between their duty and their humanity, between following orders by ignoring the conflict that surrounds them, or finding the courage to follow their conscience and protect a group of innocent refugees. When the democratic government of Nigeria collapses and the country is taken over by a ruthless military dictator, Waters, a fiercely loyal and hardened veteran is dispatched on a routine mission to retrieve a Doctors Without Borders physician.

Starring: Bruce Willis, Monica Bellucci, Cole Hauser, Eamonn Walker, Johnny Messner, Nick Chinlund, Charles Ingram, Paul Francis, Chad Smith, Tom Skerritt ..
Directed by: Antoine Fuqua
Release date: 2003-03-07
14.

Bad Boys II

5.5
6.6/10 IMDB

Out-of-control, trash-talking buddy cops Marcus Burnett and Mike Lowrey of the Miami Narcotics Task Force reunite, and bullets fly, cars crash and laughs explode as they pursue a whacked-out drug lord from the streets of Miami to the barrios of Cuba. But the real fireworks result when Marcus discovers that playboy Mike is secretly romancing Marcus’ sexy sister.

Starring: Martin Lawrence, Will Smith, Jordi Mollà, Gabrielle Union, Peter Stormare, Theresa Randle, Joe Pantoliano, Michael Shannon, Jon Seda, Yul Vazquez ..
Directed by: Michael Bay
Release date: 2003-07-18
15.

The Rundown

5.4
6.6/10 IMDB

When Travis, the mouthy son of a criminal, disappears in the Amazon in search of a treasured artifact, his father sends in Beck, who becomes Travis's rival for the affections of Mariana, a mysterious Brazilian woman. With his steely disposition, Beck is a man of few words -- but it takes him all the discipline he can muster to work with Travis to nab a tyrant who's after the same treasure.

Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Seann William Scott, Rosario Dawson, Christopher Walken, Ernie Reyes Jr., Ewen Bremner, Jon Gries, William Lucking, Stuart F. Wilson, Dennis Keiffer ..
Directed by: Peter Berg
Release date: 2003-09-26
16.

Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines

5.4
6.3/10 IMDB

It's been 10 years since John Connor saved Earth from Judgment Day, and he's now living under the radar, steering clear of using anything Skynet can trace. That is, until he encounters T-X, a robotic assassin ordered to finish what T-1000 started. Good thing Connor's former nemesis, the Terminator, is back to aid the now-adult Connor … just like he promised.

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Nick Stahl, Claire Danes, Kristanna Loken, David Andrews, Mark Famiglietti, Earl Boen, Moira Sinise, Chopper Bernet, Christopher Lawford ..
Directed by: Jonathan Mostow
Release date: 2003-07-02
17.

Bang Bang You're Dead

5.4
7.8/10 IMDB

A troubled and bullied high school student fights against judgement from his community after threatening to bomb the football team.

Starring: Tom Cavanagh, Ben Foster, Randy Harrison, Janel Moloney, Jane McGregor, David Paetkau, Eric Johnson, Gillian Barber, Eric Keenleyside, Glynis Davies ..
Directed by: Guy Ferland
Release date: 2003-06-11
18.

Open Range

5.3
7.4/10 IMDB

A former gunslinger is forced to take up arms again when he and his cattle crew are threatened by a corrupt lawman.

Starring: Kevin Costner, Robert Duvall, Michael Gambon, Michael Jeter, Diego Luna, James Russo, Abraham Benrubi, Kim Coates, Annette Bening, Dean McDermott ..
Directed by: Kevin Costner
Release date: 2003-08-29
19.

The Recruit

5.3
6.6/10 IMDB

A brilliant CIA trainee must prove his worth at the Farm, the agency's secret training grounds, where he learns to watch his back and trust no one.

Starring: Al Pacino, Colin Farrell, Bridget Moynahan, Gabriel Macht, Karl Pruner, Eugene Lipinski, Mike Realba, Domenico Fiore, Ron Lea, Jeanie Calleja ..
Directed by: Roger Donaldson
Release date: 2003-01-31
20.

2 Fast 2 Furious

5.2
5.9/10 IMDB

It's a major double-cross when former police officer Brian O'Conner teams up with his ex-con buddy Roman Pearce to transport a shipment of "dirty" money for shady Miami-based import-export dealer Carter Verone. But the guys are actually working with undercover agent Monica Fuentes to bring Verone down.

Starring: Paul Walker, Tyrese Gibson, Eva Mendes, Cole Hauser, Ludacris, James Remar, Devon Aoki, Thom Barry, Amaury Nolasco, Michael Ealy ..
Directed by: John Singleton
Release date: 2003-06-05
21.

Paycheck

5.2
6.3/10 IMDB

Michael Jennings is a genius who's hired – and paid handsomely – by high-tech firms to work on highly sensitive projects, after which his short-term memory is erased so he's incapable of breaching security. But at the end of a three-year job, he's told he isn't getting a paycheck and instead receives a mysterious envelope. In it are clues he must piece together to find out why he wasn't paid – and why he's now in hot water.

Starring: Ben Affleck, Aaron Eckhart, Uma Thurman, Paul Giamatti, Colm Feore, Joe Morton, Michael C. Hall, Peter Friedman, Kathryn Morris, Ivana Mili?evi? ..
Directed by: John Woo
Release date: 2003-12-25
22.

Once Upon a Time in Mexico

5.2
6.3/10 IMDB

Hitman "El Mariachi" becomes involved in international espionage involving a psychotic CIA agent and a corrupt Mexican general.

Starring: Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Johnny Depp, Eva Mendes, Mickey Rourke, Danny Trejo, Enrique Iglesias, Cheech Marin, Willem Dafoe, Marco Leonardi ..
Directed by: Robert Rodriguez
Release date: 2003-09-11
23.

Shanghai Knights

5.1
6.2/10 IMDB

The dynamic duo of Chon Wang and Roy O'Bannon return for another crazy adventure. This time, they're in London to avenge the murder of Chon's father, but end up on an even bigger case. Chon's sister is there to do the same, but instead unearths a plot to kill the royal family. No one believes her, though, and it's up to Chon and Roy (who has romance on his mind) to prove her right.

Starring: Jackie Chan, Owen Wilson, Fann Wong, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Aidan Gillen, Donnie Yen, Alison King, Constantine Gregory, Anna-Louise Plowman, Georgina Chapman ..
Directed by: David Dobkin
Release date: 2003-02-06
24.

Johnny English

5.1
6.2/10 IMDB

A lowly pencil pusher working for MI7, Johnny English is suddenly promoted to super spy after Agent One is assassinated and every other agent is blown up at his funeral. When a billionaire entrepreneur sponsors the exhibition of the Crown Jewels—and the valuable gems disappear on the opening night and on English's watch—the newly-designated agent must jump into action to find the thief and recover the missing gems.

Starring: Rowan Atkinson, John Malkovich, Natalie Imbruglia, Tasha de Vasconcelos, Ben Miller, Greg Wise, Douglas McFerran, Steve Nicolson, Terence Harvey, Kevin McNally ..
Directed by: Peter Howitt
Release date: 2003-03-14
25.

S.W.A.T.

5.0
6.0/10 IMDB

Hondo Harrelson recruits Jim Street to join an elite unit of the Los Angeles Police Department. Together they seek out more members, including tough Deke Kay and single mom Chris Sanchez. The team's first big assignment is to escort crime boss Alex Montel to prison. It seems routine, but when Montel offers a huge reward to anyone who can break him free, criminals of various stripes step up for the prize.

Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Colin Farrell, Michelle Rodriguez, LL Cool J, Josh Charles, Jeremy Renner, Brian Van Holt, Olivier Martinez, Reg E. Cathey, Domenick Lombardozzi ..
Directed by: Clark Johnson
Release date: 2003-08-08
26.

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

4.9
5.8/10 IMDB

To prevent a world war from breaking out, famous characters from Victorian literature band together to do battle against a cunning villain.

Starring: Sean Connery, Peta Wilson, Shane West, Stuart Townsend, Jason Flemyng, Tony Curran, Naseeruddin Shah, Richard Roxburgh, Max Ryan, Tom Goodman-Hill ..
Directed by: Stephen Norrington
Release date: 2003-07-11
27.

Basic

4.8
6.4/10 IMDB

A DEA agent investigates the disappearance of a legendary Army ranger drill sergeant and several of his cadets during a training exercise gone severely awry.

Starring: John Travolta, Connie Nielsen, Samuel L. Jackson, Giovanni Ribisi, Tim Daly, Brian Van Holt, Roselyn Sánchez, Cristián de la Fuente, Taye Diggs, Dash Mihok ..
Directed by: John McTiernan
Release date: 2003-04-18
28.

Intermission

4.8
6.8/10 IMDB

A raucous story of the interweaving lives and loves of small-town delinquents, shady cops, pretty good girls and very bad boys. With Irish guts and grit, lives collide, preconceptions shatter and romance is tested to the extreme. An ill-timed and poorly executed couple's break-up sets off a chain of events affecting everyone in town.

Starring: Colin Farrell, Colm Meaney, Kelly Macdonald, Cillian Murphy, Brían F. O'Byrne, Shirley Henderson, David Wilmot, Michael McElhatton, Deirdre O'Kane, Ger Ryan ..
Directed by: John Crowley
Release date: 2003-08-29
29.

Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman

4.8
6.6/10 IMDB

As if the Penguin wasn't enough to contend with, a new vigilante has surfaced in Gotham City, and her strong-arm tactics give Batman cause for concern.

Starring: Kevin Conroy, Tara Strong, Hector Elizondo, Kyra Sedgwick, David Ogden Stiers, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Bob Hastings, Kelly Ripa, Kimberly Brooks, Elisa Gabrielli ..
Directed by: Curt Geda, Tim Maltby, Jennifer Graves
Release date: 2003-10-21
30.

Confidence

4.7
6.6/10 IMDB

What Jake Vig doesn't know just might get him killed. A sharp and polished grifter, Jake has just swindled thousands of dollars from the unsuspecting Lionel Dolby with the help of his crew. It becomes clear that Lionel wasn't just any mark, he was an accountant for eccentric crime boss Winston King. Jake and his crew will have to stay one step ahead of both the criminals and the cops to finally settle their debt.

Starring: Edward Burns, Rachel Weisz, Morris Chestnut, Dustin Hoffman, Andy García, Robert Forster, Leland Orser, Louis Lombardi, Paul Giamatti, Brian Van Holt ..
Directed by: James Foley
Release date: 2003-04-25
31.

Hulk

4.7
5.6/10 IMDB

Bruce Banner, a genetics researcher with a tragic past, suffers massive radiation exposure in his laboratory that causes him to transform into a raging green monster when he gets angry.

Starring: Eric Bana, Jennifer Connelly, Sam Elliott, Josh Lucas, Nick Nolte, Paul Kersey, Cara Buono, Todd Tesen, Kevin Rankin, Celia Weston ..
Directed by: Ang Lee
Release date: 2003-06-19
32.

The Core

4.7
5.5/10 IMDB

Geophysicist Dr. Josh Keyes discovers that an unknown force has caused the earth's inner core to stop rotating. With the planet's magnetic field rapidly deteriorating, our atmosphere literally starts to come apart at the seams with catastrophic consequences. To resolve the crisis, Keyes, along with a team of the world's most gifted scientists, travel into the earth's core. Their mission: detonate a device that will reactivate the core.

Starring: Aaron Eckhart, Hilary Swank, Delroy Lindo, Stanley Tucci, Tchéky Karyo, DJ Qualls, Richard Jenkins, Bruce Greenwood, Christopher Shyer, Ray Galletti ..
Directed by: Jon Amiel
Release date: 2003-03-28
33.

Lara Croft: Tomb Raider - The Cradle of Life

4.7
5.5/10 IMDB

Lara Croft ventures to an underwater temple in search of the mythological Pandora's Box but, after securing it, it is promptly stolen by the villainous leader of a Chinese crime syndicate. Lara must recover the box before the syndicate's evil mastermind uses it to construct a weapon of catastrophic capabilities.

Starring: Angelina Jolie, Gerard Butler, Noah Taylor, Djimon Hounsou, Til Schweiger, Simon Yam, Daniel Caltagirone, Fabiano Martell, Robert Cavanah, Ronan Vibert ..
Directed by: Jan de Bont
Release date: 2003-07-21
34.

Saints and Soldiers

4.7
6.7/10 IMDB

Five American soldiers fighting in Europe during World War II struggle to return to Allied territory after being separated from U.S. forces during the historic Malmedy Massacre.

Starring: Larry Bagby, Alexander Polinsky, Kirby Heyborne, Corbin Allred, Ethan Vincent, Melinda Renee, Ruby Chase O'Neil, Jeff Birk, Ben Gourley, Chris Clark ..
Directed by: Ryan Little
Release date: 2003-09-11
Best Action Movies of 2003 : Star Wars: Clone Wars
35.

Star Wars: Clone Wars

4.7
7.8/10 IMDB

The events and battles of the Galactic Republic's last major war are recounted.

Starring: André Sogliuzzo, Mat Lucas, James Arnold Taylor, Grey DeLisle, Tom Kane, Corey Burton, Nick Jameson, Daran Norris, Richard McGonagle, Anthony Daniels ..
Directed by: Genndy Tartakovsky
Release date: 2003-11-07
Best Action Movies of 2003 : Star Wars: Clone Wars
36.

Star Wars: Clone Wars

4.6
7.8/10 IMDB

This series takes place during the three-year time period between the prequel films Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith. The show depicted the actions of various characters in the Star Wars prequel trilogy, including Anakin Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Mace Windu, and other Knights of the Jedi Order during the conflict, leading the clone trooper forces of the Galactic Republic against the battle droid armies of the Confederacy of Independent Systems and the Sith.

Release date: 2003-11-07
37.

Foolproof

4.6
6.4/10 IMDB

Kevin, Sam and Rob have an unusual hobby: planning foolproof heists, without intending to actually perform them. The game goes wrong when their latest plan is stolen and carried out. Things get even worse when a mysterious man approaches them with an offer: plan a heist for him, or go to jail. As the clock ticks, they find that the risk might be higher than just their freedom.

Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Kristin Booth, Joris Jarsky, David Suchet, Sean Sullivan, Tara Slone, Soo Garay, William House, Wai Choy, James Allodi ..
Directed by: William Phillips
Release date: 2003-10-03
38.

Ned Kelly

4.6
6.4/10 IMDB

After getting threatened by Kelly's friends and family, Constable Fitzpatrick places the blame on Ned Kelly and exaggerates what happened. With the biggest ever award available, Kelly and his gang set into the wild, to remain hidden from everyone who seeks them. Even if it means having his family arrested, the members of the Kelly Gang stay hidden and plan a way to get their names cleared.

Starring: Heath Ledger, Orlando Bloom, Geoffrey Rush, Naomi Watts, Joel Edgerton, Laurence Kinlan, Philip Barantini, Kerry Condon, Kris McQuade, Emily Browning ..
Directed by: Gregor Jordan
Release date: 2003-03-22
39.

In Hell

4.6
6.1/10 IMDB

A man must survive a prison where hardened criminals battle to the death for the warden's entertainment.

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Marnie Alton, Alan Davidson, Lawrence Taylor, Billy Rieck, Jorge Luis Abreu, Lloyd Battista, Michael Bailey Smith, Robert LaSardo, Carlos Gómez ..
Directed by: Ringo Lam
Release date: 2003-11-24
40.

The Hunted

4.6
6.0/10 IMDB

In the wilderness of British Columbia, two hunters are tracked and viciously murdered by Aaron Hallum. A former Special Operations instructor is approached and asked to apprehend Hallum—his former student—who has 'gone rogue' after suffering severe battle stress from his time in Kosovo.

Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Benicio del Toro, Connie Nielsen, Leslie Stefanson, John Finn, Mark Pellegrino, Ron Canada, José Zúñiga, Jenna Boyd, Rex Linn ..
Directed by: William Friedkin
Release date: 2003-03-11
Best Action Movies of 2003 : Final Flight of the Osiris
41.

Final Flight of the Osiris

4.5
7.5/10 IMDB

Immediately before the events of The Matrix Reloaded, the crew of the hovercraft Osiris discovers a quarter of a million sentinels drilling through the surface of the earth towards the last human city of Zion. But can the Osiris survive long enough to warn Zion?

Starring: Pamela Adlon, Kevin Michael Richardson, John DiMaggio, Tom Kenny, Rick Gomez, Tara Strong, Bette Ford ..
Directed by: Andrew R. Jones
Release date: 2003-03-21
42.

The Snow Walker

4.5
7.3/10 IMDB

A bush pilot in nothern Canada who with the aid of modernity thinks he can handle it all & knows it all. After reluctantly agreeing to transport a local indian girl to a medical facility his light plane crashes & they have to survive whilst finding their way back to civilization. Along the journey the man finds a new respect for the native ways as they battle to survive the elements.

Starring: Barry Pepper, Annabella Piugattuk, James Cromwell, Kiersten Warren, Jon Gries, Robin Dunne, Jon Gries, Malcolm Scott, Michael Bublé, Brad Sihvon ..
Directed by: Charles Martin Smith
Release date: 2003-01-01
43.

Shade

4.5
6.3/10 IMDB

Tiffany, Charlie and Vernon are con artists looking to up the ante from their typical scams. They figure a good way of doing this is taking down Dean "The Dean" Stevens, a well-known cardsharp, in a rigged game. However, they first need enough money to enter a game with Stevens, so they decide to strike a deal with fellow crook Larry Jennings to scam a local gangster -- which turns out to be a bad idea.

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Stuart Townsend, Gabriel Byrne, Thandiwe Newton, Jamie Foxx, Roger Guenveur Smith, Melanie Griffith, Rodney Rowland, Stacie Randall, Erika Nann ..
Directed by: Damian Nieman
Release date: 2003-05-18
44.

A Man Apart

4.4
6.0/10 IMDB

When Vetter's wife is killed in a botched hit organized by Diablo, he seeks revenge against those responsible. But in the process, Vetter and Hicks have to fight their way up the chain to get to Diablo but it's easier said than done when all Vetter can focus on is revenge.

Starring: Vin Diesel, Larenz Tate, Timothy Olyphant, Geno Silva, Jacqueline Obradors, Steve Eastin, Juan Fernández, Jeff Kober, Marco Rodríguez, Mike Moroff ..
Directed by: F. Gary Gray
Release date: 2003-04-04
45.

Grind

4.4
5.9/10 IMDB

Four skaters follow their idol on his summer tour in an attempt to get noticed, get sponsored, and become stars themselves.

Starring: Mike Vogel, Vince Vieluf, Adam Brody, Joey Kern, Jennifer Morrison, Bam Margera, Jason London, Summer Altice, Erin Murphy, Baron La Scala ..
Directed by: Casey La Scala
Release date: 2003-08-15
46.

Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle

4.4
4.9/10 IMDB

The Angels are charged with finding a pair of missing rings that are encoded with the personal information of members of the Witness Protection Program. As informants are killed, the ladies target a rogue agent who might be responsible.

Starring: Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore, Lucy Liu, Bernie Mac, Robert Patrick, Demi Moore, John Cleese, Matt LeBlanc, Luke Wilson, Shia LaBeouf ..
Directed by: McG
Release date: 2003-06-27
47.

Daredevil

4.4
5.3/10 IMDB

A man blinded in a childhood accident fights crime using his superhumanly-elevated remaining senses.

Starring: Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner, Colin Farrell, Michael Clarke Duncan, Jon Favreau, Scott Terra, Ellen Pompeo, Joe Pantoliano, Leland Orser, Lennie Loftin ..
Directed by: Mark Steven Johnson
Release date: 2003-02-14
48.

WWE Wrestlemania XIX

4.4
8.3/10 IMDB

WrestleMania XIX was the nineteenth annual WrestleMania. It was presented by Snickers Cruncher and took place on March 30, 2003 at Safeco Field in Seattle, Washington. A record-breaking 54,097 fans from all around the world resulted in a gate attendance grossing US$2.76 million. The tagline for WrestleMania XIX was "Dare To Dream". The official theme song for the event was "Crack Addict" by Limp Bizkit. Limp Bizkit performed the theme song live, as well as "Rollin' (Air Raid Vehicle)" during The Undertaker's entrance. The main match on the SmackDown! brand was Kurt Angle versus Brock Lesnar for the WWE Championship. The main match on the Raw brand was the third Wrestlemania meeting between The Rock and Stone Cold Steve Austin. The predominant match on the Raw brand was for the World Heavyweight Championship between Triple H and Booker T. Other matches on the undercard included Shawn Michaels versus Chris Jericho and Hulk Hogan versus Vince McMahon in a Street Fight.

Starring: Brock Lesnar, Kurt Angle, Dwayne Johnson, Steve Austin, Hulk Hogan, Vince McMahon, Mark Calaway, Paul Michael Lévesque, Booker Huffman, Michael Hickenbottom ..
Directed by: Kevin Dunn
Release date: 2003-03-30
49.

Cradle 2 the Grave

4.3
5.8/10 IMDB

Gang leader Tony pulls off a major diamond heist with his crew, but cop-turned-criminal Ling knows who has the loot and responds by kidnapping Tony's daughter and holding her for ransom. Unfortunately, Tony's lost the diamonds as well. As he frantically searches for his daughter and the jewels, Tony pairs with a high-kicking government agent who once worked with Ling and seeks revenge on him.

Starring: Jet Li, DMX, Kelly Hu, Anthony Anderson, Tom Arnold, Mark Dacascos, Gabrielle Union, Johnny Nguyen, Sean Cory, Michael Jace ..
Directed by: Andrzej Bartkowiak
Release date: 2003-02-28
50.

Timeline

4.3
5.6/10 IMDB

A group of archaeological students become trapped in the past when they go there to retrieve their professor. The group must survive in 14th century France long enough to be rescued.

Starring: Paul Walker, Frances O'Connor, Gerard Butler, Billy Connolly, David Thewlis, Anna Friel, Neal McDonough, Matt Craven, Ethan Embry, Michael Sheen ..
Directed by: Richard Donner
Release date: 2003-11-26

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