Best War Movies of 2000

1.

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: 2000-09-22
2.

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
3.

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
4.

The Man Who Cried

4.3
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
Best War Movies of 2000 : The Crossing
5.

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
6.

Leftenan Adnan

3.3
7.6/10 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 ..
Directed by: Aziz M. Osman
Release date: 2000-08-28
Best War Movies of 2000 : Britannic
7.

Britannic

2.9
5.2/10 IMDB

It was the sister ship of the infamous Titanic... and its final destiny was the same. Experience the true untold story of Britannic, a tumultuous, epic voyage of human passion, courage and betrayal aboard an ill-fated ocean liner bound for a shattering demise. With the world at war, an undercover British agent (Amanda Ryan), embarks the Britannic in search of a German spy believed to be on board to sabotage the ship. Posing as a governess, the undercover agent finds herself falling in love with the ship's chaplain (Edward Atterton). In a stunning discovery, the lovers suddenly find themselves enemies of war. And when a massive explosion deals a deathblow to the ship, their battle becomes one for their own survival. With a dynamic, international cast and a story line that hosts a chilling tale of espionage, politics and romance, Britannic brings one of history's most devastating events to riveting, new life.

Starring: Jacqueline Bisset, Edward Atterton, Amanda Ryan, Ben Daniels, John Rhys-Davies, Bruce Payne, Susannah Wise ..
Directed by: Brian Trenchard-Smith
Release date: 2000-01-10
8.

Shooting War

2.9
7.8/10 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
Best War Movies of 2000 : The Patriot: The Art of War
9.

The Patriot: The Art of War

2.8
4.8/10 IMDB

A 10 minute featurette that details thoughts from the cast and crew about the reality of the battles shown in the film and also, how these scenes were filmed. It makes for moderately interesting viewing, especially hearing about some of the details, such as the massive amount of extras and equipment needed.

Starring: Mel Gibson, Heath Ledger, Jason Isaacs, Roland Emmerich, R. A. Rondell ..
Release date: 2000-10-24
Best War Movies of 2000 : House of the Generals
10.

House of the Generals

1.6
7.2/10 IMDB

Based on a true story. The life of a Ukrainian Jewish girl from the last days of the Russian Czarist regime through the end of WWII and the affects of the political turmoil and Jewish persecution on her and those closest to her. Ukraine amassed thousands of WWII monuments. 600,000 Ukrainian Jews perished as victims of Hitler and Stalin, and half of the Russian losses occurred in Ukraine.

Starring: Farah White, Michelle Irving, Elena Burunova, Grant James, Jennifer Harris, Luke Adams, Stephanie Garner ..
Directed by: Dan Spigel
Release date: 2000-01-01

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