Best Adventure Movies of 2000

1.

Gladiator

7.0
8.5/10 IMDB

In the year 180, the death of emperor Marcus Aurelius throws the Roman Empire into chaos. Maximus is one of the Roman army's most capable and trusted generals and a key advisor to the emperor. As Marcus' devious son Commodus ascends to the throne, Maximus is set to be executed. He escapes, but is captured by slave traders. Renamed Spaniard and forced to become a gladiator, Maximus must battle to the death with other men for the amusement of paying audiences.

Starring: Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Oliver Reed, Richard Harris, Derek Jacobi, Djimon Hounsou, David Schofield, John Shrapnel, Tomas Arana ..
Directed by: Ridley Scott
Release date: 2000-05-01
2.

Cast Away

6.5
7.8/10 IMDB

Chuck Nolan, a top international manager for FedEx, and Kelly, a Ph.D. student, are in love and heading towards marriage. Then Chuck's plane to Malaysia crashes at sea during a terrible storm. He's the only survivor, and finds himself marooned on a desolate island. With no way to escape, Chuck must find ways to survive in his new home.

Starring: Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt, Chris Noth, Paul Sanchez, Lari White, Leonid Citer, David Allen Brooks, Semion Sudarikov, Peter von Berg, Dmitri S. Boudrine ..
Directed by: Robert Zemeckis
Release date: 2000-12-22
3.

O Brother, Where Art Thou?

6.1
7.7/10 IMDB

In the deep south during the 1930s, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them. On their journey they come across many comical characters and incredible situations. Based upon Homer's 'Odyssey'.

Starring: George Clooney, John Turturro, Tim Blake Nelson, John Goodman, Holly Hunter, Chris Thomas King, Charles Durning, Del Pentecost, Michael Badalucco, J.R. Horne ..
Directed by: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Release date: 2000-08-30
4.

The Emperor's New Groove

6.1
7.3/10 IMDB

Kuzco is a self-centered emperor who summons Pacha from a village and to tell him that his home will be destroyed to make room for Kuzco's new summer home. Kuzco's advisor, Yzma, tries to poison Kuzco and accidentally turns him into a llama, who accidentally ends up in Pacha's village. Pacha offers to help Kuzco if he doesn't destroy his house, and so they form an unlikely partnership.

Starring: David Spade, John Goodman, Eartha Kitt, Patrick Warburton, Wendie Malick, Kellyann Kelso, Eli Russell Linnetz, Stephen J. Anderson, Bob Bergen, Patti Deutsch ..
Directed by: Mark Dindal
Release date: 2000-12-09
5.

X-Men

6.0
7.4/10 IMDB

Two mutants, Rogue and Wolverine, come to a private academy for their kind whose resident superhero team, the X-Men, must oppose a terrorist organization with similar powers.

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Famke Janssen, James Marsden, Halle Berry, Anna Paquin, Tyler Mane, Ray Park, Rebecca Romijn ..
Directed by: Bryan Singer
Release date: 2000-07-13
6.

The Road to El Dorado

5.8
6.9/10 IMDB

After a failed swindle, two con-men end up with a map to El Dorado, the fabled "city of gold," and an unintended trip to the New World. Much to their surprise, the map does lead the pair to the mythical city, where the startled inhabitants promptly begin to worship them as gods. The only question is, do they take the worshipful natives for all they're worth, or is there a bit more to El Dorado than riches?

Starring: Kenneth Branagh, Kevin Kline, Rosie Perez, Armand Assante, Edward James Olmos, Jim Cummings, Frank Welker, Tobin Bell, Elton John, Duncan Marjoribanks ..
Directed by: Bibo Bergeron, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Don Paul
Release date: 2000-03-31
7.

The Beach

5.4
6.7/10 IMDB

Twenty-something Richard travels to Thailand and finds himself in possession of a strange map. Rumours state that it leads to a solitary beach paradise, a tropical bliss - excited and intrigued, he sets out to find it.

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Guillaume Canet, Tilda Swinton, Virginie Ledoyen, Staffan Kihlbom, Paterson Joseph, Peter Youngblood Hills, Robert Carlyle, Jerry Swindall, Lars Arentz-Hansen ..
Directed by: Danny Boyle
Release date: 2000-02-03
8.

Shanghai Noon

5.4
6.6/10 IMDB

Chon Wang, a clumsy imperial guard trails Princess Pei Pei when she is kidnapped from the Forbidden City and transported to America. Wang follows her captors to Nevada, where he teams up with an unlikely partner, outcast outlaw Roy O'Bannon, and tries to spring the princess from her imprisonment.

Starring: Jackie Chan, Owen Wilson, Lucy Liu, Xander Berkeley, Roger Yuan, Yu Rong-Guang, Walton Goggins, Jason Connery, Adrien Dorval, Stacy Grant ..
Directed by: Tom Dey
Release date: 2000-05-26
9.

Mission: Impossible II

5.3
6.1/10 IMDB

With computer genius Luther Stickell at his side and a beautiful thief on his mind, agent Ethan Hunt races across Australia and Spain to stop a former IMF agent from unleashing a genetically engineered biological weapon called Chimera. This mission, should Hunt choose to accept it, plunges him into the center of an international crisis of terrifying magnitude.

Starring: Tom Cruise, Dougray Scott, Thandie Newton, Richard Roxburgh, John Polson, Brendan Gleeson, Rade Šerbedžija, Ving Rhames, William Mapother, Dominic Purcell ..
Directed by: John Woo
Release date: 2000-05-24
10.

Road Trip

5.1
6.4/10 IMDB

Four friends take off on an 1800 mile road trip to retrieve an illicit tape mistakenly mailed to a girl friend.

Starring: Breckin Meyer, Seann William Scott, Amy Smart, Paulo Costanzo, DJ Qualls, Tom Green, Rachel Blanchard, Marla Sucharetza, Anthony Rapp, Andy Dick ..
Directed by: Todd Phillips
Release date: 2000-05-19

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