Best Comedy Movies of 2000

1.

Billy Elliot

6.3
7.7/10 IMDB

Set against the background of the 1984 Miners' Strike, 11-year-old Billy Elliot stumbles out of the boxing ring and onto the ballet floor. He faces many trials and triumphs as he strives to conquer his family's set ways, inner conflict, and standing on his toes.

Starring: Jamie Bell, Julie Walters, Jean Heywood, Jamie Draven, Gary Lewis, Stephen Mangan, Patrick Malahide, Stuart Wells, Tracey Wilkinson, Nicola Blackwell ..
Directed by: Stephen Daldry
Release date: 2000-05-18
2.

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
3.

Chocolat

5.8
7.2/10 IMDB

A fable of emotional liberation and chocolate. A mother and daughter move to a small French town where they open a chocolate shop. The town, religious and morally strict, is against them as they represent free-thinking and indulgence. When a group of Boat Gypsies float down the river the prejudices of the Mayor leads to a crisis.

Starring: Juliette Binoche, Alfred Molina, Johnny Depp, Judi Dench, Leslie Caron, Carrie-Anne Moss, Aurelien Parent Koenig, Lena Olin, Peter Stormare, John Wood ..
Directed by: Lasse Hallström
Release date: 2000-12-14
4.

Chicken Run

5.6
7.0/10 IMDB

Having been hopelessly repressed and facing eventual certain death at the British chicken farm where they are held, Ginger the chicken along with the help of Rocky the American rooster decide to rebel and lead their fellow chickens in a great escape from the murderous farmers Mr. and Mrs. Tweedy and their farm of doom.

Starring: Mel Gibson, Miranda Richardson, Timothy Spall, Imelda Staunton, Jane Horrocks, Phil Daniels, Lynn Ferguson, Tony Haygarth, Julia Sawalha, Benjamin Whitrow ..
Directed by: Peter Lord, Nick Park
Release date: 2000-06-21
5.

For the Birds

5.6
8.0/10 IMDB

One by one, a flock of small birds perches on a telephone wire. Sitting close together has problems enough, and then comes along a large dopey bird that tries to join them. The birds of a feather can't help but make fun of him - and their clique mentality proves embarrassing in the end.

Starring: Ralph Eggleston ..
Directed by: Ralph Eggleston
Release date: 2000-11-01
6.

The Family Man

5.5
6.8/10 IMDB

Jack's lavish, fast-paced lifestyle changes one Christmas night when he stumbles into a grocery store holdup and disarms the gunman. The next morning he wakes up in bed lying next to Kate, his college sweetheart he left in order to pursue his career, and to the horrifying discovery that his former life no longer exists. As he stumbles through this alternate suburban universe, Jack finds himself at a crossroad where he must choose between his high-power career and the woman he loves.

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Téa Leoni, Don Cheadle, Saul Rubinek, Amber Valletta, Makenzie Vega Norfolk, Ryan Milkovich, Jake Milkovich, Lisa Thornhill, Jeremy Piven ..
Directed by: Brett Ratner
Release date: 2000-12-12
7.

Love & Basketball

5.3
7.2/10 IMDB

A young African-American couple navigates the tricky paths of romance and athletics in this drama. Quincy McCall (Omar Epps) and Monica Wright (Sanaa Lathan) grew up in the same neighborhood and have known each other since childhood. As they grow into adulthood, they fall in love, but they also share another all-consuming passion: basketball. They've followed the game all their lives and have no small amount of talent on the court. As Quincy and Monica struggle to make their relationship work, they follow separate career paths though high school and college basketball and, they hope, into stardom in big-league professional ball.

Starring: Chris Warren, Kyla Pratt, Sanaa Lathan, Omar Epps, Alfre Woodard, Regina Hall, Glenndon Chatman, Jess Willard, Naykia Harris, Harry Lennix ..
Directed by: Gina Prince-Bythewood
Release date: 2000-04-21
8.

Miss Congeniality

5.2
6.2/10 IMDB

When the local FBI office receives a letter from a terrorist known only as 'The Citizen', it's quickly determined that he's planning his next act at the Miss America beauty pageant. Because tough-as-nails Gracie Hart is the only female Agent at the office, she's chosen to go undercover as the contestant from New Jersey.

Starring: Sandra Bullock, Benjamin Bratt, Michael Caine, Candice Bergen, William Shatner, Ernie Hudson, John DiResta, Heather Burns, Melissa De Sousa, Steve Monroe ..
Directed by: Donald Petrie
Release date: 2000-12-14
9.

Wonder Boys

5.1
7.3/10 IMDB

Grady is a 50-ish English professor who hasn't had a thing published in years -- not since he wrote his award winning "Great American Novel" 7 years ago. This weekend proves even worse than he could imagine as he finds himself reeling from one misadventure to another in the company of a new wonder boy author.

Starring: Michael Douglas, Tobey Maguire, Frances McDormand, Katie Holmes, Rip Torn, Robert Downey Jr., Jane Adams, Michael Cavadias, Richard Thomas, Alan Tudyk ..
Directed by: Curtis Hanson
Release date: 2000-02-22
10.

Saving Grace

4.9
6.9/10 IMDB

Unexpectedly widowed, prim and proper housewife Grace Trevethyn finds herself in dire financial straits when she inherits massive debts her late husband had been accruing for years. Faced with losing her house, she decides to use her talent for horticulture and hatches a plan to grow potent marijuana which can be sold at an astronomical price, thus solving her financial crisis.

Starring: Brenda Blethyn, Craig Ferguson, Martin Clunes, Tchéky Karyo, Jamie Foreman, Bill Bailey, Valerie Edmond, Tristan Sturrock, Leslie Phillips, Diana Quick ..
Directed by: Nigel Cole
Release date: 2000-01-24

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