Best 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: 2000-05-04
2.

Memento

6.8
8.4/10 IMDB

Leonard Shelby is tracking down the man who raped and murdered his wife. The difficulty of locating his wife's killer, however, is compounded by the fact that he suffers from a rare, untreatable form of short-term memory loss. Although he can recall details of life before his accident, Leonard cannot remember what happened fifteen minutes ago, where he's going, or why.

Starring: Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano, Mark Boone Junior, Stephen Tobolowsky, Harriet Sansom Harris, Callum Keith Rennie, Larry Holden, Jorja Fox, Russ Fega ..
Directed by: Christopher Nolan
Release date: 2000-10-11
3.

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
4.

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
5.

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
6.

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
7.

Almost Famous

6.4
7.9/10 IMDB

In 1973, 15-year-old William Miller's unabashed love of music and aspiration to become a rock journalist lands him an assignment from Rolling Stone magazine to interview and tour with the up-and-coming band, Stillwater.

Starring: Patrick Fugit, Billy Crudup, Kate Hudson, Frances McDormand, Jason Lee, Zooey Deschanel, Michael Angarano, Anna Paquin, Fairuza Balk, Noah Taylor ..
Directed by: Cameron Crowe
Release date: 2000-09-15
8.

Remember the Titans

6.3
7.8/10 IMDB

After leading his football team to 15 winning seasons, coach Bill Yoast is demoted and replaced by Herman Boone – tough, opinionated and as different from the beloved Yoast as he could be. The two men learn to overcome their differences and turn a group of hostile young men into champions.

Starring: Denzel Washington, Will Patton, Ryan Hurst, Wood Harris, Hayden Panettiere, Ryan Gosling, Nicole Ari Parker, Kate Bosworth, Donald Faison, Craig Kirkwood ..
Directed by: Boaz Yakin
Release date: 2000-09-29
9.

Billy Elliot

6.3
7.7/10 IMDB

County Durham England 1984 the miners strike has started and the police have started coming up from Bethnal Green starting a class war with the lower classes suffering caught in the middle of the conflict is 11-year old Billy Elliot who after leaving his boxing club for the day stubbles upon a ballet class and finds out that he's naturally talented. He practices with his teacher Mrs Wilkinson for an upcoming audition in Newcastle-upon Tyne the audition is for the royal Ballet school in London.

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: 2000-09-28
10.

Erin Brockovich

6.2
7.4/10 IMDB

A twice-divorced mother of three who sees an injustice, takes on the bad guy and wins -- with a little help from her push-up bra. Erin goes to work for an attorney and comes across medical records describing illnesses clustered in one nearby town. She starts investigating and soon exposes a monumental cover-up.

Starring: Julia Roberts, Albert Finney, Aaron Eckhart, Marg Helgenberger, Cherry Jones, Veanne Cox, Conchata Ferrell, Tracey Walter, Peter Coyote, Erin Brockovich ..
Directed by: Steven Soderbergh
Release date: 2000-03-17
11.

The Emperor's New Groove

6.2
7.4/10 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
12.

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
13.

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
14.

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
15.

Unbreakable

6.0
7.3/10 IMDB

An ordinary man makes an extraordinary discovery when a train accident leaves his fellow passengers dead — and him unscathed. The answer to this mystery could lie with the mysterious Elijah Price, a man who suffers from a disease that renders his bones as fragile as glass.

Starring: Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Robin Wright, Spencer Treat Clark, John Patrick Amedori, Chance Kelly, Elizabeth Lawrence, M. Night Shyamalan, Charlayne Woodard, Eamonn Walker ..
Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan
Release date: 2000-11-22
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16.

Dave Chappelle: Killin' Them Softly

6.0
8.8/10 IMDB

Dave Chappelle returns for a stand-up to D.C. and riffs on politics, police, race relations, drugs, Sesame Street and more.

Starring: Dave Chappelle, Albert Precourt ..
Directed by: Stan Lathan
Release date: 2000-07-26
17.

The Patriot

6.0
7.2/10 IMDB

After proving himself on the field of battle in the French and Indian War, Benjamin Martin wants nothing more to do with such things, preferring the simple life of a farmer. But when his son Gabriel enlists in the army to defend their new nation, America, against the British, Benjamin reluctantly returns to his old life to protect his son.

Starring: Mel Gibson, Heath Ledger, Joely Richardson, Jason Isaacs, Tchéky Karyo, Chris Cooper, Lisa Brenner, Tom Wilkinson, Leon Rippy, Donal Logue ..
Directed by: Roland Emmerich
Release date: 2000-06-28
18.

X-Men

6.0
7.3/10 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
19.

Men of Honor

6.0
7.2/10 IMDB

Against formidable odds -- and an old-school diving instructor embittered by the U.S. Navy's new, less prejudicial policies -- Carl Brashear sets his sights on becoming the Navy's first African-American master diver in this uplifting true story. Their relationship starts out on the rocks, but fate ultimately conspires to bring the men together into a setting of mutual respect, triumph and honor.

Starring: Robert De Niro, Cuba Gooding Jr., Charlize Theron, Aunjanue Ellis, Hal Holbrook, Michael Rapaport, Powers Boothe, David Keith, Glynn Turman, Holt McCallany ..
Directed by: George Tillman, Jr.
Release date: 2000-09-13
20.

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
21.

High Fidelity

6.0
7.4/10 IMDB

When record store owner Rob Gordon gets dumped by his girlfriend, Laura, because he hasn't changed since they met, he revisits his top five breakups of all time in an attempt to figure out what went wrong. As Rob seeks out his former lovers to find out why they left, he keeps up his efforts to win Laura back.

Starring: John Cusack, Iben Hjejle, Todd Louiso, Jack Black, Lisa Bonet, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Joan Cusack, Tim Robbins, Chris Rehmann, Ben Carr ..
Directed by: Stephen Frears
Release date: 2000-03-17
22.

Pay It Forward

5.9
7.2/10 IMDB

Like some other kids, 12-year-old Trevor McKinney believed in the goodness of human nature. Like many other kids, he was determined to change the world for the better. Unlike most other kids, he succeeded.

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Helen Hunt, Haley Joel Osment, Jay Mohr, Jim Caviezel, Jon Bon Jovi, Angie Dickinson, David Ramsey, Colleen Flynn, Marc Donato ..
Directed by: Mimi Leder
Release date: 2000-10-20
23.

The Road to El Dorado

5.9
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
24.

Chocolat

5.8
7.3/10 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: 2000-03-02
25.

Chicken Run

5.7
7.1/10 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
26.

Meet the Parents

5.7
7.0/10 IMDB

Greg Focker is ready to marry his girlfriend, Pam, but before he pops the question, he must win over her formidable father, humorless former CIA agent Jack Byrnes, at the wedding of Pam's sister. As Greg bends over backward to make a good impression, his visit to the Byrnes home turns into a hilarious series of disasters, and everything that can go wrong does, all under Jack's critical, hawklike gaze.

Starring: Ben Stiller, Robert De Niro, Teri Polo, Blythe Danner, Owen Wilson, Nicole DeHuff, Jon Abrahams, James Rebhorn, Tom McCarthy, Phyllis George ..
Directed by: Jay Roach
Release date: 2000-10-06
27.

Pitch Black

5.7
7.1/10 IMDB

When their ship crash-lands on a remote planet, the marooned passengers soon learn that escaped convict Riddick isn't the only thing they have to fear. Deadly creatures lurk in the shadows, waiting to attack in the dark, and the planet is rapidly plunging into the utter blackness of a total eclipse. With the body count rising, the doomed survivors are forced to turn to Riddick with his eerie eyes to guide them through the darkness to safety. With time running out, there's only one rule: Stay in the light.

Starring: Vin Diesel, Radha Mitchell, Cole Hauser, Lewis Fitz-Gerald, Claudia Black, Keith David, Rhiana Griffith, John Moore, Simon Burke, Les Chantery ..
Directed by: David Twohy
Release date: 2000-02-18
28.

The Family Man

5.6
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, Ryan Milkovich, Jake Milkovich, Lisa Thornhill, Jeremy Piven ..
Directed by: Brett Ratner
Release date: 2000-12-12
29.

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
30.

Me, Myself & Irene

5.5
6.6/10 IMDB

Rhode Island State Trooper Charlie Baileygates has a multiple personality disorder. One personality is crazy and aggressive, while the other is more friendly and laid back. Both of these personalities fall in love with the same woman named Irene after Charlie loses his medication.

Starring: Jim Carrey, Renée Zellweger, Anthony Anderson, Robert Forster, Richard Jenkins, Zen Gesner, Mongo Brownlee, Jerod Mixon, Chris Cooper, Cam Neely ..
Directed by: Peter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly
Release date: 2000-06-22
31.

What Lies Beneath

5.5
6.6/10 IMDB

When Claire Spencer starts hearing ghostly voices and seeing spooky images, she wonders if an otherworldly spirit is trying to contact her. All the while, her husband tries to reassure her by telling her it's all in her head. But as Claire investigates, she discovers that the man she loves might know more than he's letting on.

Starring: Harrison Ford, Michelle Pfeiffer, Diana Scarwid, James Remar, Miranda Otto, Ray Baker, Wendy Crewson, Amber Valletta, Katharine Towne, Victoria Bidewell ..
Directed by: Robert Zemeckis
Release date: 2000-07-21
32.

What Women Want

5.5
6.4/10 IMDB

Advertising executive Nick Marshall is as cocky as they come, but what happens to a chauvinistic guy when he can suddenly hear what women are thinking? Nick gets passed over for a promotion, but after an accident enables him to hear women's thoughts, he puts his newfound talent to work against Darcy, his new boss, who seems to be infatuated with him.

Starring: Mel Gibson, Helen Hunt, Marisa Tomei, Alan Alda, Lauren Holly, Mark Feuerstein, Ashley Johnson, Delta Burke, Diana Maria Riva, Eric Balfour ..
Directed by: Nancy Meyers
Release date: 2000-12-15
33.

Final Destination

5.4
6.7/10 IMDB

After a teenager has a terrifying vision of him and his friends dying in a plane crash, he prevents the accident only to have Death hunt them down, one by one.

Starring: Devon Sawa, Ali Larter, Kerr Smith, Tony Todd, Seann William Scott, Kristen Cloke, Chad Donella, Amanda Detmer, Brendan Fehr, Daniel Roebuck ..
Directed by: James Wong
Release date: 2000-03-17
34.

Dinosaur

5.4
6.4/10 IMDB

An orphaned dinosaur raised by lemurs joins an arduous trek to a sancturary after a meteorite shower destroys his family home.

Starring: D.B. Sweeney, Alfre Woodard, Ossie Davis, Max Casella, Hayden Panettiere, Samuel E. Wright, Julianna Margulies, Peter Siragusa, Joan Plowright, Della Reese ..
Directed by: Ralph Zondag, Eric Leighton
Release date: 2000-05-19
35.

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
36.

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
37.

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 Rongguang, Walton Goggins, Jason Connery, Adrien Dorval, Stacy Grant ..
Directed by: Tom Dey
Release date: 2000-05-26
38.

The Perfect Storm

5.4
6.4/10 IMDB

In October 1991, a confluence of weather conditions combined to form a killer storm in the North Atlantic. Caught in the storm was the sword-fishing boat Andrea Gail. Magnificent foreshadowing and anticipation fill this true-life drama while minute details of the fishing boats, their gear and the weather are juxtaposed with the sea adventure.

Starring: George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Diane Lane, John C. Reilly, William Fichtner, Bob Gunton, Karen Allen, Allen Payne, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, John Hawkes ..
Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen
Release date: 2000-06-29
39.

Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker

5.4
7.7/10 IMDB

The Joker is back with a vengeance, and Gotham's newest Dark Knight, Terry McGinnis, 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
40.

The Beach

5.4
6.6/10 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
41.

Space Cowboys

5.4
6.5/10 IMDB

Frank Corvin, ‘Hawk’ Hawkins, Jerry O'Neill and ‘Tank’ Sullivan were hotdog members of Project Daedalus, the Air Force's test program for space travel, but their hopes were dashed in 1958 with the formation of NASA and the use of trained chimps. They blackmail their way into orbit when Russia's mysterious ‘Ikon’ communications satellite's orbit begins to degrade and threatens to crash to Earth.

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Tommy Lee Jones, Donald Sutherland, James Garner, James Cromwell, Marcia Gay Harden, William Devane, Loren Dean, Courtney B. Vance, Barbara Babcock ..
Directed by: Clint Eastwood
Release date: 2000-08-04
42.

Love & Basketball

5.3
7.2/10 IMDB

Quincy McCall and Monica Wright 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. 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
43.

Thirteen Days

5.3
7.3/10 IMDB

The story of the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962—the nuclear standoff with the USSR sparked by the discovery by the Americans of missile bases established on the Soviet-allied island of Cuba.

Starring: Shawn Driscoll, Kevin Costner, Drake Cook, Lucinda Jenney, Caitlin Wachs, Jon Foster, Matthew Dunn, Kevin O'Donnell, Janet Coleman, Bruce Thomas ..
Directed by: Roger Donaldson
Release date: 2000-12-24
44.

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
45.

Quills

5.3
7.3/10 IMDB

A nobleman with a literary flair, the Marquis de Sade lives in a madhouse where a beautiful laundry maid smuggles his erotic stories to a printer, defying orders from the asylum's resident priest. The titillating passages whip all of France into a sexual frenzy, until a fiercely conservative doctor tries to put an end to the fun.

Starring: Geoffrey Rush, Kate Winslet, Joaquin Phoenix, Michael Caine, Billie Whitelaw, Patrick Malahide, Amelia Warner, Jane Menelaus, Stephen Moyer, Tony Pritchard ..
Directed by: Philip Kaufman
Release date: 2000-11-22
46.

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, Thandiwe Newton, Richard Roxburgh, John Polson, Brendan Gleeson, Rade Šerbedžija, Ving Rhames, William Mapother, Dominic Purcell ..
Directed by: John Woo
Release date: 2000-05-24
47.

Finding Forrester

5.3
7.3/10 IMDB

Gus Van Sant tells the story of a young African American man named Jamal who confronts his talents while living on the streets of the Bronx. He accidentally runs into an old writer named Forrester who discovers his passion for writing. With help from his new mentor Jamal receives a scholarship to a private school.

Starring: Sean Connery, Rob Brown, F. Murray Abraham, Anna Paquin, Busta Rhymes, April Grace, Michael Pitt, Michael Nouri, Matt Damon, Richard Easton ..
Directed by: Gus Van Sant
Release date: 2000-12-21
48.

Road Trip

5.2
6.5/10 IMDB

From the director of the Hangover trilogy and Joker, Road Trip is a raunchy college comedy classic. After an Ithaca college student films his one-night stand with a beautiful sorority girl, he discovers one of his friends has accidentally mailed the homemade porn tape to his girlfriend. In a frenzy, he must borrow a car and hit the road in a desperate bid to intercept the tape. Featuring a talented cast that includes Breckin Meyer, Rachel Blanchard, Seann William Scott, Amy Smart, Fred Ward, Tom Green, Anthony Rapp, Andy Dick, and Ethan Suplee.

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
49.

The Cell

5.2
6.4/10 IMDB

A psychotherapist journeys inside a comatose serial killer in the hopes of saving his latest victim.

Starring: Jennifer Lopez, Vincent D'Onofrio, Vince Vaughn, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Catherine Sutherland, James Gammon, Colton James, Dylan Baker, Gerry Becker, Musetta Vander ..
Directed by: Tarsem Singh
Release date: 2000-08-17
50.

Scary Movie

5.2
6.2/10 IMDB

A familiar-looking group of teenagers find themselves being stalked by a more-than-vaguely recognizable masked killer! As the victims begin to pile up and the laughs pile on, none of your favorite scary movies escape the razor-sharp satire of this outrageously funny parody!

Starring: Carmen Electra, Dave Sheridan, Anna Faris, Jon Abrahams, Regina Hall, Marlon Wayans, Shannon Elizabeth, Cheri Oteri, Shawn Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans ..
Directed by: Keenen Ivory Wayans
Release date: 2000-07-07

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