Best Music Movies of 2000
Dancer in the Dark
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.
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.
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.
When record store owner and compulsive list-compiler Rob Gordon gets dumped by his long-time girlfriend, Laura, because he hasn't changed since they met, he revisits his top five breakups of all time in order to figure out what went wrong. As he examines his failed attempts at romance and happiness, the process finds him being dragged, kicking and screaming, into adulthood.
A group of 12 teenagers from various backgrounds enroll at the American Ballet Academy in New York to make it as ballet dancers and each one deals with the problems and stress of training and getting ahead in the world of dance.
Graced with a velvet voice, 21-year-old Violet Sanford heads to New York to pursue her dream of becoming a songwriter only to find her aspirations sidelined by the accolades and notoriety she receives at her "day" job as a barmaid at Coyote Ugly. The "Coyotes" as they are affectionately called tantalize customers and the media alike with their outrageous antics, making Coyote Ugly the watering hole for guys on the prowl.
The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea
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?
Joseph: King of Dreams
In this animated retelling of the story from the Bible's Book of Genesis, Joseph's gift of dream interpretation and his brilliantly colored coat inspires jealousy in his brothers.
The Man Who Cried
A young refugee travels from Russia to America in search of her lost father and falls in love with a gypsy horseman.
Roger Waters: In The Flesh - Live
Recorded on a single night in June 2000, In the Flesh is a thrilling live testament to the strength of Roger Waters's peculiar artistic vision. Backed by a crack ensemble of both fresh and seasoned players, the former Pink Floyd songsmith powers through Floyd classics, underserved relics, and highlights from his spotty solo career. [Tracklist:] 01 In The Flesh 02 The Happiest Days Of Our Lives 03 Another Brick In The Wall Part 2 04 Mother 05 Get Your Filthy Hands Off My Desert 06 Southampton Dock 07 Pigs On The Wing (Part 1) 08 Dogs 09 Welcome To The Machine 10 Wish You Were Here 11 Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Part 1-8) 12 Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun 13 Breathe (In The Air) 14 Time 15 Money 16 The Pros And Cons Of Hitch Hiking (Part 11) 17 Perfect Sense (Part 1-2) 18 The Bravery Of Being Out Of Range 19 It's A Miracle 20 Amused To Death 21 Brain Damage 22 Eclipse 23 Comfortably Numb 24 Each Small Candle
The Up in Smoke Tour
The Up in Smoke Tour is a West Coast hip hop tour in 2000 featuring artists Ice Cube, Eminem, Proof, Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, Nate Dogg, Kurupt, D12, MC Ren, Westside Connection, Mel-Man, Tha Eastsidaz, Doggy's Angels, Devin The Dude, Warren G, TQ, Truth Hurts and Xzibit.
Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet the Wolfman
As Alvin struggles with nightmares involving werewolves, the school play of Jekyll & Hyde is in jeopardy when the lead, Alvin, is suspended. In an attempt to boost his confidence, the drama teacher suggests Theodore, who's suddenly going through some canine changes.
Beastie Boys: Video Anthology
The Beastie Boys are among the most influential groups of the last two decades. As their music has opened hip-hop to a wider audience and changed the parameters of its sound, their ambitious music videos have carried the medium to new levels of artistic expression. This groundbreaking two-disc anthology showcases eighteen videos containing alternate visual angles and multiple audio tracks. Loaded with never-before-seen footage and unreleased music tracks, this special edition also contains a trove of rare still photos and exclusive audio commentary by the band and the video directors.
The Filth and the Fury
Julien Temple's second documentary profiling punk rock pioneers the Sex Pistols is an enlightening, entertaining trip back to a time when the punk movement was just discovering itself. Featuring archival footage, never-before-seen performances, rehearsals, and recording sessions as well as interviews with group members who lived to tell the tale--including the one and only John Lydon (aka Johnny Rotten).
A Collection of Eminem's Music videos up to 2000: 1. Stan 2. The Way I Am 3. The Real Slim Shady 4. Role Model 5. Guilty Conscience 6. My Name Is 7. Just Don´t Give A Fuck 8. Stan, Behind the scenes 9. The Mathers Home
The Clash - Westway To The World
A 2000 documentary film about the British punk rock band The Clash. In 2003 it won the Grammy Awards for the best long form music video. Directed by Don Letts, the film combines old footage from the band's personal collection filmed in 1982 when The Clash went to New York with new interviews conducted for the film by Mal Peachey of members Mick Jones, Paul Simonon, Topper Headon, and Joe Strummer and other people associated with the group.
Coppélia (The Royal Ballet)
Coppélia, a mechanical doll made by the toy-maker Dr. Coppelius, is so life-like that some believe she is his daughter. The mistake leads to intrigue and jealousy in love. Directed by Ross MacGibbon, with Leanne Benjamin and Carlos Acosta.
Kevin & Perry Go Large
When stubborn, spotty Kevin and his equally hopeless best friend Perry go on holiday to the party island Ibiza, they see it as their big chance to become superstar club DJs and, more importantly, to lose their virginities. But they aren't prepared for the interference of top DJ Eyeball Paul, not to mention the embarrassment factor of Kevin's long-suffering parents.
Jesus Christ Superstar
Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Jesus Christ Superstar first exploded onto the West End stage in 1971 and it was clear that the musical world would never be the same again. For the first time ever, Jesus Christ Superstar has been specially filmed for video. Shot at Pinewood Studios, this brand new filmed stage version starring Glenn Carter and Rik Mayall captures one of the best score Andrew Lloyd Webber has ever written and is packed with hit songs including, 'I Don't Know How To Love Him', 'Gethsemane' and 'Superstar'.
Blast! An Explosive Musical Celebration
Produced by Cook Group Incorporated and Star of Indiana, BLAST! brings together 68 brass, percussion and visual performers in a unique explosion of music and theatre. Born on athletic fields across the nation, BLAST! is a novel art form evolved from the showmanship of outdoor pageantry. Ranging from classical to the blues, it is jazz, rock and roll, and techno-pop. With color, light, movement and music, BLAST! explores and explodes the genre with new artistry.
Eurythmics - Peacetour
The 'peacetour' DVD was recorded at the Eurythmics' charity concert at London Docklands Arena, on December 6th, 1999. The DVD includes 21 songs filmed on stage, and a documentary in the DVD extras. I want it all - Missionary man - Thorn in my side - When tomorrow comes - It's alright (baby's coming back) - I saved the world today - Who's that girl? - I love you like a ball and chain - Would I lie to you? - Sisters are doin' it for themselves - Again - You have placed a chill in my heart - Love is a stranger - I need a man - Walking on broken glass - There must be an angel (playing with my heart) - Here comes the rain again - Why - The miracle of love - Peace is just a word - Sweet dreams (are made of this)
Tina Turner: One Last Time Live in Concert
Compilation of Tina Turner's two final concerts at Wembley Stadium, recorded during her 'Twenty Four Seven' tour, and featuring classic hits, cover versions and new songs.
Duets is a road-trip comedy which revolves around the little known world of karaoke and the whimsical characters who inhabit it. All roads lead to Omaha, site of a national karaoke competition where this motley group of singers and stars come together for a blow-out sing-off.
Elizabeth Taylor: A Musical Celebration
Concert in honor to the great Elizabeth Taylor
The Last of the Blonde Bombshells
After Elizabeth's husband dies, she begins to play her tenor saxophone again, and remembers when she was 15 and a member of the Blonde Bombshells, an all-girl (with one exception) swing band. Accompanied by the exception and urged on by her grand-daughter, Elizabeth hunts up all the old members of the band and urges them to perform, and in doing so, learns more than she knew about the band, its members, the roses on the drum set, and herself--the last of the Blonde Bombshells.
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band : Live in New York City
A two disc amalgam of the final performances of 2001's Madison Square Gardens performances by one of the greatest bands in the world of some of the greatest music in the world. The atmosphere positively floods out of the screen to envelop you and the hairs on your neck will be standing on end before the first note has been struck. After watching this you'll believe that The Boss is incapable of putting a foot wrong. By the end, he's only just short of defying gravity.
Genie Gets Her Wish
"GENIE GETS HER WISH" is a rare, candid and intimate portrait of a young and incredibly talented artis-Christina Aguilera. This DVD features Christina performing her smash #1 single, "Genie In A Bottle," rare studio footage, live concert performances and exclusive peeks backstage.
Deep Purple: In Concert with The London Symphony Orchestra
Deep Purple in Concert with the London Symphony Orchestra Conducted by Paul Mann. Recorded at the Royal Albert Hall London 25th & 26th September 1999.
The Corrs - Live in London
The Corrs play a very special live concert at London's legendary Wembley Arena. The 116-minute set includes songs from their third album, "In Blue," a brand new version of their instrumental "Paddy McCarthy," and a special performance of John Lennon and Yoko Ono's "Happy X-Mas (War is Over)".
A cross-dressing Adolf Hitler sings tasteless, but humorous musical numbers.
The Corrs: Unplugged
MTV Unplugged concert by Irish band The Corrs, released in 1999. This session was recorded live on October 5, 1999 in front of an audience at Ardmore Studios, Co. Wicklow, Ireland. Set List: 1. Only When I Sleep 2. What Can I Do 3. Radio 4. Toss The Feathers 5. Everybody Hurts 6. Dreams 7. Runaway 8. Forgiven Not Forgotten 9. At Your Side 10. Little Wing 11. No Frontiers 12. Queen Of Hollywood 13. Old Town 14. (Lough) Erin Shore 15. So Young
Kiss  The Last Kiss
Live Show broadcasted on cable TV
The Corrs: Live at Lansdowne Road
Irish-Celtic-pop siblings, The Corrs, perform songs from their first two albums for 43,000 fans at Lansdowne Road, Dublin's old rugby fields.
The Dark Side of the Rainbow
The movie The Wizard of Oz (1939) with the soundtrack replaced by Pink Floyd's album The Dark Side of the Moon (1973); several uncanny moments of synchronisation and a generally darker tone than the original film.
Blur - The Best Of
Blur: The Best Of is a greatest hits compilation album by English Britpop band Blur, first released in late 2000 and is the final Blur album by Food Records. It was released on CD, cassette tape, MiniDisc, double 12" vinyl record, DVD and VHS. The CD album includes 17 of Blur's 23 singles from 1990 to 2000, plus non-single, "This Is a Low". A special edition of the CD version included a live CD. The DVD/VHS version contains the videos of Blur's first 22 singles. The album, which has had enduring sales, hit number 3 in the band's native UK in the autumn of 2000, while denting the US charts at number 186. The cover is by artist Julian Opie. The painting of this Blur album can be found at the National Portrait Gallery in London, England. The album's cover bears some similarity to that of Queen's 1982 Hot Space.
The Moody Blues - Hall of Fame - Live from the Royal Albert Hall
The Moody Blues, famous for their swirling symphonic sounds, fill up the famous Royal Albert Hall with their melancholy melodies. Backed by the World Festival Orchestra conducted by Larry Baird, the Moodies muster up the music that made them famous, including all of their fans' favorites.
The Legend Floyd: The Dark Side of the Rainbow
The coincidental pairing between Victor Fleming's 'The Wizard of Oz' with Pink Floyd's album The Dark Side of the Moon as soundtrack for the movie, combining some of the images with the lyrics and the sound effects used in most of the tracks, is an unique experience and a magical project that takes both medias into a whole new level.
Dokken - One Live Night
Dokken - One Live Night movie was released Feb 22, 2000 by the BMG Special Products studio. .80 minute DVD features a full-length concert recorded live at the Strand in Redondo Beach, CA. Includes 12 tracks lik e Into the Fire, Unchain the Night, Nothing Left to Say, Nowhere Man, From the Beginning and much more! Also includes an interview with the entire band and a bonu s video: The Road Crew and Band Segment. A video companion to the metal rockers' stripped-down live album, including favorites like "Unchain the Night" and "Into the Fire Dokken - One Live Night video. " In addition, Don Dokken and the boys also play such rarities as acoustic ballads and covers of the Beatles and progressive rock gods Emerson, Lake, and Palmer Dokken - One Live Night film. Included as a special bonus is candid post-concert footage of the band hanging with their road crew Dokken
Aaron's Party: The Videos
Pop musician Aaron Carter's first music video DVD with videos from his then-recent album, Aaron's Party (Come Get It).
Freddie Mercury: The Untold Story
Freddie Mercury (1946-91) was not just a man with one of the most pure and amazing voices the world has heard, but he was also the lead singer for Queen, the most enthusiastic rock band in history.
Leaving the 20th Century
Live recording of the so-called "Manic Millennium" concert by the Welsh rock band Manic Street Preachers, released 2000. The concert, which also celebrated the 10th anniversary of the band, was performed on the New Year's Eve night 1999-2000 at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, in front of around 80,000 fans. The event became international as the final song was broadcast live all across the world via satellites.
Elton John: One Night Only, The Greatest Hits
One of the biggest musical legends in pop music today, Elton John performs one of his most memorable concerts ever at the world famous Madison Square Garden in New York City. This stunningly visual concert special was filmed over two nights in October 2000, and Elton and his band play some of his greatest hits from over four decades, including "Your Song", "Crocodile Rock", "Candle In The Wind" and "Rocket Man". Elton also invites some special guests to share the microphone on stage with him, among them Billy Joel, Bryan Adams, Kiki Dee, Mary J. Blige and Anastacia. You've never seen Elton like this before... a "must see" and a "must have" for any true Elton fan.
An inside look into one night in the San Francisco underground rave scene.
The Pretenders - Greatest Hits
The Pretenders Greatest Hits captures the band from their early days on Sire through their last album on Warner Bros. Records, Viva El Amor. It's the band's only career-spanning video collection, featuring such early nuggets as "Brass in Pocket," "Kid," and Stop Your sobbing," through "Don't Get Me Wrong" to a Tin Tin Out remix of "Human" from Viva El Amor. Also included is an excellent 45-minute documentary called No Turn Left Unstoned, with interviews from Chrissie Hynde, Nick Lowe, U2's Bono, Kate Pierson of the B-52's, Motorhead's Lemmy, and video director Don Letts. Track Listings: Introduction, Brass in Pocket, Message of Love, Don't Get Me Wrong, Kid, Human, I Go To Sleep, I Got You Babe, Night in My Veins, Spiritual High, Talk of the Town, Stop Your Sobbing, Hymn To Her, 2000 Miles, Breakfast in Bed, Popstar, Sense of Purpose, Middle of the Road, Thin Line Between Love and Hate, Back on the Chain Gang, I'll Stand By You, Closing Credits
Foghat: The Millennium Tour
Known for delivering blues-infused rock with an American soul, the British band Foghat topped 1970s charts with classic hits such as "Slow Ride," "Stone Blue," "Sweet Home Chicago" and "I Just Want to Make Love to You." This 1999 performance, filmed live during front man Dave Peverett's final tour before his premature death in 2000, also includes rare interviews with band members and backstage footage.
Neil Young: Red Rocks Live
The Godfather of Grunge is back (not that he ever really left) on this two-hour live performance video. Filmed at Colorado's Red Rocks Ampitheatre, this concert features the legendary rocker kicking out all sorts of jams -- from anthemic rock songs to acoustic ballads -- with his talented backing band. Recorded live at Red Rocks Ampitheatre in Morrison, Colorodo on September 19-20, 2000. A highly original and inspiring performance, complete with a rainstorm and a farfisa, results! The set list includes «Harvest Moon», «Razor Love», «Cowgirl In The Sand» and many more.
Kid Creole & The Coconuts - Live In Paris 1985
Kid Creole & The Coconuts recorded in concert.
*N Sync: *Ntimate Holiday Special
Shot in front of 200 audience members, this show features interviews with members of the band on their professional interests outside their music careers in this holiday special.
Underworld: Everything, Everything
Techno fans will dig the power and energy in this compilation featuring nine of the innovative British trio's jam sessions captured in Japan, Holland, Belgium, England and Ireland during their 1998-'99 world tour. Crisp sound makes tracks such as "Push Upstairs" and "Pearls Girl" pulsate with perfection. Add vivid concert film melded with imaginative visuals, and this dynamic video can't be beat.
Sean Odkin loves to dance—much to his fathers distain. When the woman he loves cannot return his love, he goes in search of the only thing that can make him whole again—dancing.