Best Family Movies of 2000

1.

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: 2000-12-15
2.

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
3.

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: 2000-11-02
4.

Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker

5.5
7.8/10 IMDB

The Joker is back with a vengeance, and Gotham's newest Dark Knight needs answers as he stands alone to face Gotham's most infamous Clown Prince of Crime.

Starring: Will Friedle, Kevin Conroy, Mark Hamill, Angie Harmon, Dean Stockwell, Arleen Sorkin, Tara Strong, Mathew Valencia, Andrea Romano, Melissa Joan Hart ..
Directed by: Curt Geda
Release date: 2000-12-12
5.

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

5.4
6.2/10 IMDB

Inside a snowflake exists the magical land of Whoville. In Whoville, live the Whos, an almost mutated sort of Munchkin-like people. All the Whos love Christmas, yet just outside of their beloved Whoville lives the Grinch. The Grinch is a nasty creature that hates Christmas, and plots to steal it away from the Whos, whom he equally abhors. Yet a small child, Cindy Lou Who, decides to try befriending the Grinch.

Starring: Jim Carrey, Taylor Momsen, Jeffrey Tambor, Christine Baranski, Bill Irwin, Molly Shannon, Clint Howard, Josh Ryan Evans, Mindy Sterling, Rachel Winfree ..
Directed by: Ron Howard
Release date: 2000-11-17
6.

You Can Count on Me

5.2
7.5/10 IMDB

A single mother's life is thrown into turmoil after her struggling, rarely-seen younger brother returns to town.

Starring: Laura Linney, Mark Ruffalo, Matthew Broderick, Jon Tenney, Rory Culkin, Halley Feiffer, J. Smith-Cameron, Josh Lucas, Gaby Hoffmann, Amy Ryan ..
Directed by: Kenneth Lonergan
Release date: 2000-11-17
7.

My Dog Skip

5.0
7.0/10 IMDB

A shy boy is unable to make friends in Yazoo City, Mississippi in 1942, until his parents give him a terrier puppy for his ninth birthday. The dog, which he names Skip, becomes well known and loved throughout the community and enriches the life of the boy, Willie, as he grows into manhood. Based on the best-selling Mississippi memoir by the late Willie Morris.

Starring: Frankie Muniz, Diane Lane, Kevin Bacon, Luke Wilson, Chaon Cross, Harry Connick Jr., Hunter Hayes, Clint Howard, Elizabeth Rice, Caitlin Wachs ..
Directed by: Jay Russell
Release date: 2000-01-14
8.

Titan A.E.

4.9
6.6/10 IMDB

A young man finds out that he holds the key to restoring hope and ensuring survival for the human race, while an alien species called the Drej are bent on mankind's destruction.

Starring: Matt Damon, Bill Pullman, Drew Barrymore, John Leguizamo, Nathan Lane, Janeane Garofalo, Ron Perlman, Alex D. Linz, Tone Loc, Jim Breuer ..
Directed by: Gary Goldman, Don Bluth
Release date: 2000-06-16
9.

The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea

4.9
5.6/10 IMDB

Set several years after the first film, Ariel and Prince Eric are happily married with a daughter, Melody. In order to protect Melody from the Sea Witch, Morgana, they have not told her about her mermaid heritage. Melody is curious and ventures into the sea, where she meets new friends. But will she become a pawn in Morgana's quest to take control of the ocean from King Triton?

Starring: Jodi Benson, Samuel E. Wright, Tara Strong, Pat Carroll, Buddy Hackett, Kenneth Mars, Max Casella, Stephen Furst, Rob Paulsen, Clancy Brown ..
Directed by: Jim Kammerud
Release date: 2000-01-23
Best Family Movies of 2000 : Scooby-Doo's Creepiest Capers
10.

Scooby-Doo's Creepiest Capers

4.8
7.9/10 IMDB

Join the spook-busting, case-cracking, snack-munching fun as Scooby-Doo and the Mystery, Inc. gang gear up for four of their most frightening adventures ever! Traveling the globe on their ongoing quest to trip up crooks (and chow down on munchies), Scooby-Doo, Shaggy, Daphne, Fred and Velma tangle with a supernatural assortment of eerie adversaries. Facing multiple monsters, ghouls galore and gobs of ghosts, our top-dog detective and those "meddling kids" will stop at nothing to get their ghoul as they confort SCOOBY-DOO'S CREEPIEST CAPERS!

Release date: 2000-10-13

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