Best Crime Movies of 2000

1.

Requiem for a Dream

6.7
8.3/10 IMDB

The hopes and dreams of four ambitious people are shattered when their drug addictions begin spiraling out of control. A look into addiction and how it overcomes the mind and body.

Starring: Ellen Burstyn, Jared Leto, Jennifer Connelly, Marlon Wayans, Christopher McDonald, Louise Lasser, Marcia Jean Kurtz, Janet Sarno, Suzanne Shepherd, Joanne Gordon ..
Directed by: Darren Aronofsky
Release date: 2000-10-06
2.

Snatch

6.6
8.2/10 IMDB

Unscrupulous boxing promoters, violent bookmakers, a Russian gangster, incompetent amateur robbers and supposedly Jewish jewelers fight to track down a priceless stolen diamond.

Starring: Benicio del Toro, Dennis Farina, Vinnie Jones, Brad Pitt, Rade Šerbedžija, Jason Statham, Alan Ford, Mike Reid, Robbie Gee, Lennie James ..
Directed by: Guy Ritchie
Release date: 2000-01-19
3.

Dancer in the Dark

6.5
7.9/10 IMDB

Selma, a Czech immigrant on the verge of blindness, struggles to make ends meet for herself and her son, who has inherited the same genetic disorder and will suffer the same fate without an expensive operation. When life gets too difficult, Selma learns to cope through her love of musicals, escaping life's troubles - even if just for a moment - by dreaming up little numbers to the rhythmic beats of her surroundings.

Starring: Björk, Catherine Deneuve, David Morse, Peter Stormare, Joel Grey, Cara Seymour, Vladica Kostic, Jean-Marc Barr, Vincent Paterson, Siobhan Fallon Hogan ..
Directed by: Lars von Trier
Release date: 2000-06-30
4.

American Psycho

6.1
7.6/10 IMDB

A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he escalates deeper into his illogical, gratuitous fantasies.

Starring: Christian Bale, Willem Dafoe, Jared Leto, Josh Lucas, Samantha Mathis, Matt Ross, Bill Sage, Chloë Sevigny, Cara Seymour, Justin Theroux ..
Directed by: Mary Harron
Release date: 2000-04-13
5.

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
6.

Traffic

6.1
7.6/10 IMDB

An exploration of the United States of America's war on drugs from multiple perspectives. For the new head of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, the war becomes personal when he discovers his well-educated daughter is abusing cocaine within their comfortable suburban home. In Mexico, a flawed, but noble policeman agrees to testify against a powerful general in league with a cartel, and in San Diego, a drug kingpin's sheltered trophy wife must learn her husband's ruthless business after he is arrested, endangering her luxurious lifestyle.

Starring: Michael Douglas, Benicio del Toro, Jacob Vargas, Tomas Milian, Russell G. Jones, Amy Irving, Michael O'Neill, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Dennis Quaid, Erika Christensen ..
Directed by: Steven Soderbergh
Release date: 2000-03-23
7.

Frequency

6.0
7.4/10 IMDB

When a rare phenomenon gives police officer John Sullivan the chance to speak to his father, 30 years in the past, he takes the opportunity to prevent his dad's tragic death. After his actions inadvertently give rise to a series of brutal murders he and his father must find a way to fix the consequences of altering time.

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Jim Caviezel, Andre Braugher, Elizabeth Mitchell, Noah Emmerich, Shawn Doyle, Jordan Bridges, Melissa Errico, Michael Cera, Daniel Henson ..
Directed by: Gregory Hoblit
Release date: 2000-04-28
8.

Gone in Sixty Seconds

5.4
6.5/10 IMDB

Upon learning that he has to come out of retirement to steal 50 cars in one night to save his brother Kip's life, former car thief Randall "Memphis" Raines enlists help from a few "boost happy" pals to accomplish a seemingly impossible feat. From countless car chases to relentless cops, the high-octane excitement builds as Randall swerves around more than a few roadblocks to keep Kip alive.

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Angelina Jolie, Giovanni Ribisi, Delroy Lindo, Will Patton, Christopher Eccleston, Chi McBride, Robert Duvall, Scott Caan, Timothy Olyphant ..
Directed by: Dominic Sena
Release date: 2000-06-09
9.

The Whole Nine Yards

5.4
6.7/10 IMDB

After a mobster agrees to cooperate with an FBI investigation in order to stay out of prison, he's relocated by the authorities to a life of suburban anonymity as part of a witness protection program. It's not long before a couple of his new neighbours figure out his true identity and come knocking to see if he'd be up for one more hit—suburban style.

Starring: Matthew Perry, Bruce Willis, Natasha Henstridge, Amanda Peet, Michael Clarke Duncan, Rosanna Arquette, Kevin Pollak, Harland Williams, Carmen Ferland, Serge Christianssens ..
Directed by: Jonathan Lynn
Release date: 2000-02-18
10.

Miss Congeniality

5.3
6.3/10 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: 2000-12-22
11.

Brother

5.2
7.1/10 IMDB

A Japanese Yakuza gangster’s deadly existence in his homeland gets him exiled to Los Angeles, where he is taken in by his little brother and his brother’s gang.

Starring: Takeshi Kitano, Omar Epps, Claude Maki, Susumu Terajima, Masaya Kato, Royale Watkins, Lombardo Boyar, Ryo Ishibashi, James Shigeta, Tatyana Ali ..
Directed by: Takeshi Kitano
Release date: 2000-12-13
12.

Sexy Beast

5.1
7.2/10 IMDB

Ex-safecracker Gal Dove has served his time behind bars and is blissfully retired to a Spanish villa paradise with a wife he adores. The idyll is shattered by the arrival of his nemesis Don Logan, intent on persuading Gal to return to London for one last big job.

Starring: Ray Winstone, Ben Kingsley, Ian McShane, Amanda Redman, James Fox, Cavan Kendall, Julianne White, Álvaro Monje, Gérard Barray, Robert Atiko ..
Directed by: Jonathan Glazer
Release date: 2000-09-13
13.

Chopper

5.1
7.1/10 IMDB

The true and infamous story of Australia's notorious criminal Mark 'Chopper' Read and his years of crime, interest in violence, drugs and prostitutes.

Starring: Eric Bana, Simon Lyndon, David Field, Bill Young, Dan Wyllie, Kate Beahan, Vince Colosimo, Gary Waddell, Renée Brack, Richard Sutherland ..
Directed by: Andrew Dominik
Release date: 2000-06-21
14.

Boiler Room

5.0
7.0/10 IMDB

A college dropout gets a job as a broker for a suburban investment firm and is on the fast track to success—but the job might not be as legitimate as it sounds.

Starring: Giovanni Ribisi, Vin Diesel, Nia Long, Tom Everett Scott, Ben Affleck, Nicky Katt, Scott Caan, Ron Rifkin, Jamie Kennedy, Kirk Acevedo ..
Directed by: Ben Younger
Release date: 2000-02-18
15.

Shaft

4.9
6.0/10 IMDB

New York police detective John Shaft arrests Walter Wade Jr. for a racially motivated slaying. But the only eyewitness disappears, and Wade jumps bail for Switzerland. Two years later Wade returns to face trial, confident his money and influence will get him acquitted -- especially since he's paid a drug kingpin to kill the witness.

Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Jeffrey Wright, Christian Bale, Busta Rhymes, Dan Hedaya, Toni Collette, Richard Roundtree, Pat Hingle, Philip Bosco, Vanessa Williams ..
Directed by: John Singleton
Release date: 2000-06-15
16.

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
17.

Charlie's Angels

4.8
5.6/10 IMDB

The captivating crime-fighting trio who are masters of disguise, espionage and martial arts are back! When a devious mastermind embroils them in a plot to destroy individual privacy, the Angels, aided by their loyal sidekick Bosley, set out to bring down the bad guys. But when a terrible secret is revealed, it makes the Angels targets for assassination.

Starring: Cameron Diaz, Lucy Liu, Drew Barrymore, Bill Murray, John Forsythe, Sam Rockwell, Kelly Lynch, Tim Curry, Luke Wilson, Crispin Glover ..
Directed by: McG
Release date: 2000-11-02
18.

Animal Factory

4.7
6.6/10 IMDB

Suburbanite Ron is spoiled, young and not overly worried about the marijuana charges leveled against him. But, after being made out to be a drug dealer, he faces a five-year jail sentence in San Quentin State Prison. Physically frail and unaccustomed to his rough surroundings, Ron is primed to fall victim to sexual predators and bullying guards – that is, until he's befriended by Earl, a veteran inmate who finds meaning in protecting the vulnerable new kid.

Starring: Willem Dafoe, Edward Furlong, Danny Trejo, Mark Boone Junior, Seymour Cassel, Mickey Rourke, Tom Arnold, John Heard, Chris Bauer, Rockets Redglare ..
Directed by: Steve Buscemi
Release date: 2000-08-01
19.

The Way of the Gun

4.7
6.6/10 IMDB

Two criminal drifters without sympathy get more than they bargained for after kidnapping and holding for ransom the surrogate mother of a powerful and shady man.

Starring: Benicio del Toro, Ryan Phillippe, Juliette Lewis, James Caan, Taye Diggs, Nicky Katt, Geoffrey Lewis, Sarah Silverman, Dylan Kussman, Scott Wilson ..
Directed by: Christopher McQuarrie
Release date: 2000-09-08
20.

Small Time Crooks

4.7
6.6/10 IMDB

A loser of a crook and his wife strike it rich when a botched bank job's cover business becomes a spectacular success.

Starring: Woody Allen, Carolyn Saxon, Tracey Ullman, Michael Rapaport, Tony Darrow, Jon Lovitz, Bill Gerber, Sam Josepher, Diane Bradley, Lawrence Howard Levy ..
Directed by: Woody Allen
Release date: 2000-05-19
21.

Under Suspicion

4.6
6.4/10 IMDB

A lawyer is asked to come to the police station to clear up a few loose ends in his witness report of a foul murder. "This will only take ten minutes", they say, but it turns out to be one loose end after another, and the ten minutes he is away from his speech become longer and longer.

Starring: Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman, Thomas Jane, Monica Bellucci, Nydia Caro, Miguel Ángel Suárez, Pablo Cunqueiro, Isabel Algaze, Jacqueline Duprey, Luis Caballero ..
Directed by: Stephen Hopkins
Release date: 2000-09-24
22.

Big Momma's House

4.5
5.2/10 IMDB

When a street-smart FBI agent is sent to Georgia to protect a beautiful single mother and her son from an escaped convict, he is forced to impersonate a crass Southern granny known as Big Momma in order to remain incognito.

Starring: Martin Lawrence, Nia Long, Paul Giamatti, Jascha Washington, Terrence Howard, Anthony Anderson, Carl Wright, Phyllis Applegate, Starletta DuPois, Nicole Prescott ..
Directed by: Raja Gosnell
Release date: 2000-05-31
23.

The Yards

4.5
6.4/10 IMDB

In the rail yards of Queens, contractors repair and rebuild the city's subway cars. These contracts are lucrative, so graft and corruption are rife. When Leo Handler gets out of prison, he finds his aunt married to Frank Olchin, one of the big contractors; he's battling with a minority-owned firm for contracts.

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Joaquin Phoenix, Charlize Theron, James Caan, Ellen Burstyn, Faye Dunaway, Andy Davoli, Tony Musante, Victor Argo, Tomas Milian ..
Directed by: James Gray
Release date: 2000-10-20
24.

Romeo Must Die

4.5
6.1/10 IMDB

Two warring gang families (one African-American, the other Chinese) maneuver for bragging rights to the Oakland, California, docks. Hang Sing and Trish O'Day uncover a trail of deceit that leaves most of the warring factions dead … or worse!

Starring: Jet Li, Aaliyah, Isaiah Washington, Russell Wong, DMX, Delroy Lindo, D.B. Woodside, Jon Kit Lee, Edoardo Ballerini, Anthony Anderson ..
Directed by: Andrzej Bartkowiak
Release date: 2000-03-22
25.

Cecil B. Demented

4.5
6.2/10 IMDB

An insane independent film director and his renegade group of demented filmmakers kidnap an A-list Hollywood actress and force her to star in their underground film.

Starring: Melanie Griffith, Stephen Dorff, Alicia Witt, Adrian Grenier, Lawrence Gilliard Jr., Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jack Noseworthy, Mink Stole, Ricki Lake, Michael Shannon ..
Directed by: John Waters
Release date: 2000-05-17
26.

Nurse Betty

4.4
6.3/10 IMDB

What happens when a person decides that life is merely a state of mind? If you're Betty, a small-town waitress and soap opera fan from Fair Oaks, Kansas, you refuse to believe that you can't be with the love of your life just because he doesn't really exist. After all, life is no excuse for not living. Traumatized by a savage event, Betty enters into a fugue state that allows -- even encourages -- her to keep functioning... in a kind of alternate reality.

Starring: Renée Zellweger, Morgan Freeman, Chris Rock, Greg Kinnear, Aaron Eckhart, Tia Texada, Crispin Glover, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Allison Janney, Kathleen Wilhoite ..
Directed by: Neil LaBute
Release date: 2000-08-30
27.

Reindeer Games

4.2
5.8/10 IMDB

After assuming his dead cellmate's identity to get with his girlfriend, an ex-con finds himself the reluctant participant in a casino heist.

Starring: Ben Affleck, Gary Sinise, Charlize Theron, Dennis Farina, Donal Logue, Danny Trejo, Isaac Hayes, James Frain, Dana Stubblefield, Mark Acheson ..
Directed by: John Frankenheimer
Release date: 2000-02-25
28.

The Art of War

4.2
5.7/10 IMDB

When ruthless terrorists threaten to bring down the United Nations, they frame the one man they believe can stop them: an international security expert named Shaw. Now he must run from his own allies and become a solitary force for good, as he tries to stop what could become World War III.

Starring: Wesley Snipes, Donald Sutherland, Maury Chaykin, Anne Archer, Michael Biehn, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Marie Matiko, James Hong, Liliana Komorowska, Ron Yuan ..
Directed by: Christian Duguay
Release date: 2000-08-25
29.

Drowning Mona

4.2
5.7/10 IMDB

The recently deceased Mona Dearly was many things: an abusive wife, a domineering mother, a loud-mouthed neighbor and a violent malcontent. So when her car and corpse are discovered in the Hudson River, police Chief Wyatt Rash immediately suspects murder rather than an accident. But, since the whole community of Verplanck, N.Y., shares a deep hatred for this unceasingly spiteful woman, Rash finds his murder investigation overwhelmed with potential suspects.

Starring: Danny DeVito, Bette Midler, Neve Campbell, Jamie Lee Curtis, William Fichtner, Marcus Thomas, Peter Dobson, Kathleen Wilhoite, Tracey Walter, Paul Ben-Victor ..
Directed by: Nick Gomez
Release date: 2000-03-03
30.

The Skulls

4.2
5.6/10 IMDB

A senior at an ivy league college, who depends on scholarships and working on the side, gets accepted into the secret society The Skulls. He hopes it betters chances at Harvard but The Skulls is not what he thought and comes at a price.

Starring: Joshua Jackson, Paul Walker, Hill Harper, Leslie Bibb, Christopher McDonald, Steve Harris, William Petersen, Craig T. Nelson, David Asman, Scott Gibson ..
Directed by: Rob Cohen
Release date: 2000-03-31
31.

Bait

4.1
5.7/10 IMDB

Landing in jail for a petty theft crime, Alvin finds himself sharing a cell with John Jaster, the incarcerated half of the pair of high-tech thieves responsible for the missing gold. His partner, Bristol, is still at large. Alvin wants only to get out of prison and start fresh with his girlfriend, Lisa, and when the Feds, led by U.S. Treasury investigator Clenteen, set him loose on a sketchy deal, he thinks his luck has changed. Alvin has his freedom and the Feds have found their bait.

Starring: Jamie Foxx, David Morse, Robert Pastorelli, David Paymer, Mike Epps, Jamie Kennedy, Nestor Serrano, Jason Jones, Kimberly Elise, Doug Hutchison ..
Directed by: Antoine Fuqua
Release date: 2000-09-15
Best Crime Movies of 2000 : Homicide: The Movie
32.

Homicide: The Movie

3.9
7.7/10 IMDB

Retired police lieutenant Al Giardello is running for mayor when he is suddenly shot at a press conference. All of the detectives, past and present, clamor for an opportunity to help find the shooter.

Starring: Daniel Baldwin, Ned Beatty, Richard Belzer, Andre Braugher, Reed Diamond, Giancarlo Esposito, Michelle Forbes, Peter Gerety, Isabella Hofmann, Zeljko Ivanek ..
Directed by: Jean de Segonzac
Release date: 2000-02-13
33.

Hellraiser: Inferno

3.9
5.4/10 IMDB

A shady police detective becomes embroiled in a strange world of murder, sadism and madness after being assigned a murder investigation against a madman known only as "The Engineer".

Starring: Craig Sheffer, Nicholas Turturro, James Remar, Doug Bradley, Nicholas Sadler, Noelle Evans, Lindsay Taylor, Matt George, Michael Shamus Wiles, Sasha Barrese ..
Directed by: Scott Derrickson
Release date: 2000-10-03
34.

Get Carter

3.9
5.1/10 IMDB

Jack Carter, a mob enforcer living in Las Vegas, travels back to his hometown of Seattle for his brother's funeral. During this visit, Carter realizes that the death of his brother was not accidental, but a murder. With this knowledge, Carter sets out to kill all those responsible.

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Miranda Richardson, Rachael Leigh Cook, Mickey Rourke, Johnny Strong, Rhona Mitra, John C. McGinley, Alan Cumming, Michael Caine, Gretchen Mol ..
Directed by: Stephen T. Kay
Release date: 2000-10-06
35.

Takedown

3.9
6.2/10 IMDB

Kevin Mitnick is quite possibly the best hacker in the world. Hunting for more and more information, seeking more and more cyber-trophies every day, he constantly looks for bigger challenges. When he breaks into the computer of a security expert and an ex-hacker, he finds one - and much more than that...

Starring: Skeet Ulrich, Angela Featherstone, Donal Logue, Christopher McDonald, Tom Berenger, Jeremy Sisto, Amanda Peet, Ethan Suplee, Master P, Ned Bellamy ..
Directed by: Joe Chappelle
Release date: 2000-03-15
36.

Paradise Lost 2: Revelations

3.8
7.5/10 IMDB

Revisiting the 1994 Arkansas murder of three 8-year-old boys and the three teenagers convicted of the crime. A follow up to Paradise Lost, Revelations features new interviews with the convicted men, as well as with the original judge and police investigators.

Starring: Kathy Bakken, Steven Branch, Christopher Byers, John Mark Byers, Melissa Byers, Pam Echols, Jessie Misskelley, Jr., Jessie Miskelly Sr., Jason Baldwin, Damien Wayne Echols ..
Directed by: Joe Berlinger, Bruce Sinofsky
Release date: 2000-07-28
37.

Lucky Numbers

3.7
5.0/10 IMDB

Russ Richards is a TV weatherman and local celebrity on the verge of losing his shirt. Desperate to escape financial ruin, he schemes with Crystal the TV station's lotto ball girl to rig the state lottery drawing. The numbers come up right, but everything else goes wrong as the plan starts to unravel and the game turns rough.

Starring: John Travolta, Lisa Kudrow, Tim Roth, Ed O'Neill, Michael Rapaport, Daryl Mitchell, Bill Pullman, Richard Schiff, Michael Moore, Sam McMurray ..
Directed by: Nora Ephron
Release date: 2000-10-27
38.

Bless the Child

3.7
5.1/10 IMDB

When Maggie's sister Jenna saddles her with an autistic newborn named Cody she touches Maggie's heart and becomes the daughter she has always longed for. But six years later Jenna suddenly re-enters her life and, with her mysterious new husband, Eric Stark, abducts Cody. Despite the fact that Maggie has no legal rights to Cody, FBI agent John Travis takes up her cause when he realizes that Cody shares the same birth date as several other recently murdered children.

Starring: Kim Basinger, Angela Bettis, Holliston Coleman, Rufus Sewell, Christina Ricci, Jimmy Smits, Michael Gaston, Lumi Cavazos, Dimitra Arliss, Eugene Lipinski ..
Directed by: Chuck Russell
Release date: 2000-08-11
39.

The Crow: Salvation

3.7
4.9/10 IMDB

Alex Corvis returns to the world of the living to avenge the murder of his girlfriend, who he was wrongly accused of killing. But first he must uncover the truth about who really killed her.

Starring: Eric Mabius, Kirsten Dunst, William Atherton, Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, Fred Ward, K.C. Clyde, Dale Midkiff, Grant Shaud, David Stevens, Bill Mondy ..
Directed by: Bharat Nalluri
Release date: 2000-10-31
40.

Panic

3.6
6.7/10 IMDB

Alex is going through a midlife crisis and it has become a very difficult time for him. His marriage is struggling, he's worried about his son, and his job of killing people for his family has become the most stressful part of his life. He seeks the help of a therapist and meets a woman in the waiting room that he connects with.

Starring: William H. Macy, John Ritter, Neve Campbell, Donald Sutherland, Tracey Ullman, Barbara Bain, David Dorfman, Tina Lifford, Nicholle Tom, Greg Pitts ..
Directed by: Henry Bromell
Release date: 2000-12-01
Best Crime Movies of 2000 : Poirot: The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
41.

Poirot: The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

3.6
7.3/10 IMDB

Poirot comes out of retirement when his industrialist friend is brutally murdered a short while after a local widow who was suspected of killing her husband commits suicide.

Starring: David Suchet, Philip Jackson, Oliver Ford Davies ..
Directed by: Andrew Grieve
Release date: 2000-01-02
42.

Our Lips Are Sealed

3.4
5.0/10 IMDB

Mary-Kate and Ashley star in this Down Under adventure filled with nonstop Aussie intrigue, laughs and romance. After running afoul of a notorious gangster, Mary-Kate and Ashley take refuge in the FBI Witness Protection Program. Unfortunately, the girls are uncontrollable blabbermouths and they blow their cover in town after town until there's only one hiding place left - Australia.

Starring: Mary-Kate Olsen, Ashley Olsen, Jim Meskimen, Tamara Clatterbuck, Robert Miano, Jason Clarke, Richard Carter, Willie Garson, Jo Phillips, Harold Hopkins ..
Directed by: Craig Shapiro
Release date: 2000-05-18
Best Crime Movies of 2000 : Madness 2
43.

Madness 2

3.4
6.0/10 IMDB

Pierre Woodman signs the second part of this thriller, in which he blends together exoticism, intrigue and, above all, the hardest sex with the most spectacular women.

Starring: Melody Kord, Gabriella Tchekan, Adrienne Klass, Brigitta Fazelas, Elisabeth Swiss, Monica Rossi, Soraya Curiel, Andrea Fodor, Maria, Leda ..
Directed by: Pierre Woodman
Release date: 2000-03-19
44.

The Dark Beginnings of Sherlock Holmes

3.4
7.8/10 IMDB

Arthur Conan Doyle reveals the story behind Sherlock Holmes and his mysteries by telling about Dr. Joseph Bell, from whom he drew his inspiration, after meeting him as a medical student in Edinburgh. This TV movie served as the pilot for the later released minisseries Murder Rooms: Mysteries of the Real Sherlock Holmes produced by the BBC. The series then picks up with Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's time as a general practitioner in Southsea, solving mysteries with the help of his mentor, Dr Joseph Bell, who is still based in Edinburgh. The series name in the pilot was Mr Bell and Mr Doyle instead Murder Rooms. Some of the cast of the pilot was also changed in the series.

Starring: Ian Richardson, Robin Laing, Dolly Wells, Charles Dance, Alec Newman ..
Directed by: Paul Seed
Release date: 2000-01-05
45.

Love, Honour and Obey

3.3
6.4/10 IMDB

Jonny dreams of leaving his dead-end job as a courier. Through his childhood best friend, nephew of the notorious crime lord Ray Kreed, he wins his way into the toughest gang in North London. Hungry for action, Jonny sparks a feud between Ray's gang and a rival firm in South London headed by drug kingpin Sean and his lieutenant Matthew.

Starring: Jonny Lee Miller, Jude Law, Ray Winstone, Sean Pertwee, Rhys Ifans, Sadie Frost, Perry Benson, Ray Burdis, Dominic Anciano, Kathy Burke ..
Directed by: Dominic Anciano, Ray Burdis
Release date: 2000-04-07
Best Crime Movies of 2000 : Where the Money Is
46.

Where the Money Is

3.3
6.3/10 IMDB

Henry Manning has come up with a new way to break out of prison: fake a stroke and get transferred to a nursing home. It's a perfect plan, except for one thing: the woman assigned to take care of him at the nursing home, Carol Ann McKay, has a plan of her own.

Starring: Paul Newman, Linda Fiorentino, Dermot Mulroney, Susan Barnes, Anne Pitoniak, Diane Amos, Bruce MacVittie, Irma St. Paule, Michel Perron, Dorothy Gordon ..
Directed by: Marek Kanievska
Release date: 2000-04-14
Best Crime Movies of 2000 : The Hound of the Baskervilles
47.

The Hound of the Baskervilles

3.3
5.9/10 IMDB

The mysterious death of Sir Charles Baskerville is blamed on a longstanding curse that has followed the Baskerville family for two hundred years. Enigmatic sleuth Sherlock Holmes is on the case to uncover the truth about a monstrous, supernatural hound who roams the moors, waiting to attack the latest heir to the Baskerville estate. Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

Starring: Matt Frewer, Kenneth Welsh, Jason London, Emma Campbell, Gordon Masten, Robin Wilcock, Arthur Holden, Leni Parker, Ben Gauthier, John Dunn-Hill ..
Directed by: Rodney Gibbons
Release date: 2000-10-28
Best Crime Movies of 2000 : Lockdown
48.

Lockdown

3.3
6.2/10 IMDB

Avery (Jones) returns to college as a competitive swimmer after getting his life back on track. But his life takes another unexpected turn when he and his two friends (Bonds, Casseus) are wrongly accused of murder and end up in prison.

Starring: Gabriel Casseus, De'Aundre Bonds, Master P, Melissa De Sousa, Clifton Powell, Paulette Braxton, Richard T. Jones, Chrystale Wilson, Tait Fletcher, Master P ..
Directed by: John Luessenhop
Release date: 2000-09-15
49.

Beautiful Creatures

3.3
5.8/10 IMDB

When Petula and Dorothy cover up the accidental murder of one jerk boyfriend, they hatch a hilarious scheme to collect a huge ransom.

Starring: Rachel Weisz, Susan Lynch, Iain Glen, Jake D'Arcy, Tom Mannion, Maurice Roëves, Pauline Lynch, Alex Norton, Ron Donachie, Joel Strachan ..
Directed by: Bill Eagles
Release date: 2000-08-23
Best Crime Movies of 2000 : The Chronicles of Riddick: Into Pitch Black
50.

The Chronicles of Riddick: Into Pitch Black

3.2
6.2/10 IMDB

After the events of Pitch Black, a contractor is hired to locate Riddick, dead or alive. He reviews available information on him and the events of Pitch Black. Terrified, he hires a female cyberpunk merc to do the job for him.

Starring: Vin Diesel, Lisa Saum, Brian Gant, William Roberts, Kevin Burnett, Andrew Bernard, Danny Stark, Heather Waters, Markus Hamilton, Mark Ribbins ..
Directed by: M. David Melvin
Release date: 2000-01-30

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