Best War Movies of 2000

1.

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
2.

Tigerland

4.9
7.0/10 IMDB

A group of recruits go through Advanced Infantry Training at Fort Polk, Louisiana's infamous Tigerland, last stop before Vietnam for tens of thousands of young men in 1971.

Starring: Colin Farrell, Matthew Davis, Clifton Collins Jr., Tom Guiry, Shea Whigham, James MacDonald, Michael Shannon, Cole Hauser, Neil Brown Jr., Matt Gerald ..
Directed by: Joel Schumacher
Release date: 2000-10-06
3.

U-571

4.9
6.6/10 IMDB

In the midst of World War II, the battle under the sea rages and the Nazis have the upper hand as the Allies are unable to crack their war codes. However, after a wrecked U-boat sends out an SOS signal, the Allies realise this is their chance to seize the 'enigma coding machine'.

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Bill Paxton, Harvey Keitel, Jon Bon Jovi, David Keith, Thomas Kretschmann, Jake Weber, Jack Noseworthy, Tom Guiry, Will Estes ..
Directed by: Jonathan Mostow
Release date: 2000-04-20
4.

Rules of Engagement

4.7
6.4/10 IMDB

Part war movie, part courtroom thriller, this gripping drama finds a war hero put on trial for a rescue mission gone terribly wrong with only his doubtful friend and fellow marine to represent him.

Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Samuel L. Jackson, Guy Pearce, Ben Kingsley, Bruce Greenwood, Anne Archer, Blair Underwood, Philip Baker Hall, Dale Dye, Amidou ..
Directed by: William Friedkin
Release date: 2000-04-07
5.

The Man Who Cried

4.5
6.2/10 IMDB

A young refugee travels from Russia to America in search of her lost father and falls in love with a gypsy horseman.

Starring: Christina Ricci, Johnny Depp, Cate Blanchett, John Turturro, Harry Dean Stanton, Oleg Yankovskiy, Don Fellows ..
Directed by: Sally Potter
Release date: 2000-08-29
6.

Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport

4.0
7.8/10 IMDB

In the nine months prior to World War II, 10.000 innocent children left behind their families, their homes, their childhood, and took the journey... to Britain to escape the Nazi Holocaust.

Starring: Judi Dench ..
Directed by: Mark Jonathan Harris
Release date: 2000-09-15
7.

Harrison's Flowers

3.6
7.1/10 IMDB

1991. Harrison Lloyd, a renowned photojournalist covering the war in Yugoslavia, is reported missing. Sarah, his wife, convinced that he is not dead, decides to go to Bosnia to find him.

Starring: Andie MacDowell, Elias Koteas, Brendan Gleeson, Adrien Brody, David Strathairn, Quinn Shephard, Gerard Butler, Alun Armstrong, Caroline Goodall, Diane Baker ..
Directed by: Élie Chouraqui
Release date: 2000-09-23
Best War Movies of 2000 : The Crossing
8.

The Crossing

3.6
7.1/10 IMDB

A made-for-TV dramatization of George Washington's perilous gamble of crossing the Delaware River and attacking the British forces at Trenton.

Starring: Jeff Daniels, Steven McCarthy, John Henry Canavan, Sebastian Roché, Roger Rees ..
Directed by: Robert Harmon
Release date: 2000-01-10
Best War Movies of 2000 : Leftenan Adnan
9.

Leftenan Adnan

3.3
7.7/10 IMDB

This is a film about a Malaysian soldier, Lt. Adnan, who gave his life in defending Malaya from the Japanese invasion during World War II. It exemplifies an example of the patriotic spirit that should be in every Malaysian. Lt. Adnan was a courageous individual who was willing to give everything, including his life, for the people and nation. He also succeeded in destroying the widely held myth that Malays were good only as rebels and pirates. He believed that no matter what, as a patriotic citizen, one had to fight until the last drop of blood to defend the nation.

Starring: Hairie Othman, Umie Aida, Farid Amirul, Faizal Hussein, Rusdi Ramli, Wahid Senario, Shaharuddin Thamby, Sherie Merlis, M. Osman ..
Directed by: Aziz M. Osman
Release date: 2000-08-28
Best War Movies of 2000 : Shooting War
10.

Shooting War

2.9
7.9/10 IMDB

A remarkable film that takes a special look at the first war to be truly reported and recorded by one of the more unsung heroes of World War II: the combat photographer. Through the unflinching eye of their camera's lenses, these courageous soldiers continually risked their lives in their brave attempts to capture history.

Starring: Tom Hanks, Stephen Ambrose, Russ Meyer, John Ford ..
Directed by: Richard Schickel
Release date: 2000-12-07

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