Best 2000 Movies

The Pledge

The Pledge

The Pledge
IMDb: 6.8
123 min

A police chief about to retire pledges to help a woman find her daughter’s killer. Based on a story by Swiss writer Friedrich Dürrenmatt.

Traffic

Traffic

Traffic
IMDb: 7.6
147 min

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…

Thirteen Days

Thirteen Days

Thirteen Days
IMDb: 7.3
145 min

Dramatisation of the Cuban Missile Crisis, the nuclear standoff with the USSR sparked by the discovery by the Americans of missle bases established on the Soviet allied island of Cuba….

Cast Away

Cast Away

Cast Away
IMDb: 7.8
143 min

Chuck, 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 ditches at sea during a terrible…

Finding Forrester

Finding Forrester

Finding Forrester
IMDb: 7.3
136 min

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…

Genre: Best 2000, Drama
Battle Royale

Battle Royale

Battle Royale
IMDb: 7.7
114 min

In the future, the Japanese government captures a class of ninth-grade students and forces them to kill each other under the revolutionary ”Battle Royale” act.

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Chocolat

Chocolat

Chocolat
IMDb: 7.3
121 min

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…

Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker

Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker

Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker
IMDb: 7.8
74 min

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.

The Emperor’s New Groove

The Emperor’s New Groove

The Emperor’s New Groove
IMDb: 7.4
78 min

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…

Quills

Quills

Quills
IMDb: 7.3
124 min

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…

Genre: Best 2000, Drama
You Can Count on Me

You Can Count on Me

You Can Count on Me
IMDb: 7.6
111 min

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

Unbreakable

Unbreakable

Unbreakable
IMDb: 7.3
106 min

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,…

Blinkende lygter

Blinkende lygter

Blinkende lygter
IMDb: 7.7
109 min

Four small gangsters from Copenhagen trick a gangster boss: they take over 4,000,000 kroner which they were supposed to bring him. Trying to escape to Barcelona they are forced to…

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Malena

Malena

Malena
IMDb: 7.5
109 min

On the day in 1940 that Italy enters the war, two things happen to the 12-year-old Renato: he gets his first bike, and he gets his first look at Malèna….

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Genre: Best 2000, Drama
Pay It Forward

Pay It Forward

Pay It Forward
IMDb: 7.2
122 min

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…

Memento

Memento

Memento
IMDb: 8.5
113 min

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…

Requiem for a Dream

Requiem for a Dream

Requiem for a Dream
IMDb: 8.3
102 min

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…

Meet the Parents

Meet the Parents

Meet the Parents
IMDb: 7.0
108 min

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…

Remember The Titans

Remember The Titans

Remember The Titans
IMDb: 7.8
113 min

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…

Genre: Best 2000, Drama
Tigerland

Tigerland

Tigerland
IMDb: 7.0
101 min

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

Genre: Best 2000, Drama, War
Yi Yi

Yi Yi

Yi Yi
IMDb: 8.1
173 min

Each member of a family in Taipei asks hard questions about life’s meaning as they live through everyday quandaries.

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Almost Famous

Almost Famous

Almost Famous
IMDb: 7.9
122 min

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…

Sexy Beast

Sexy Beast

Sexy Beast
IMDb: 7.3
89 min

The idyllic life of retired safecracker Gal is put at risk when a psychotic gangster from his past arrives at his villa in southern Spain, intent on bringing him out…

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Men Of Honor

Men Of Honor

Men Of Honor
IMDb: 7.2
129 min

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…

Genre: Best 2000, Drama
Brother

Brother

Brother
IMDb: 7.2
114 min

A Japanese Yakuza gangster’s deadly existence in his homeland gets him exiled to Los Angeles, California, where he is taken in by his little brother and his brother’s gang. This…

Pollock

Pollock

Pollock
IMDb: 7.0
122 min

In August of 1949, Life Magazine ran a banner headline that begged the question: ”Jackson Pollock: Is he the greatest living painter in the United States?” The film is a…

Before Night Falls

Before Night Falls

Before Night Falls
IMDb: 7.3
134 min

Spanning several decades, this powerful biopic offers a glimpse into the life of famed Cuban poet and novelist Reinaldo Arenas, an artist who was vilified for his homosexuality in Fidel…

Genre: Best 2000, Drama
Snatch.

Snatch.

Snatch.
IMDb: 8.3
103 min

The second film from British director Guy Ritchie. Snatch tells an obscure story similar to his first fast-paced crazy character-colliding filled film “Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels.” There are…

O Brother, Where Art Thou?

O Brother, Where Art Thou?

O Brother, Where Art Thou?
IMDb: 7.8
106 min

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…

Ginger Snaps

Ginger Snaps

Ginger Snaps
IMDb: 6.8
108 min

The story of two outcast sisters, Ginger (Katharine Isabelle) and Brigitte (Emily Perkins), in the mindless suburban town of Bailey Downs. On the night of Ginger’s first period, she is…

X-Men

X-Men

X-Men
IMDb: 7.4
104 min

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.

Werckmeister Harmonies

Werckmeister Harmonies

Werckmeister Harmonies
IMDb: 8.2
145 min

This story takes place in a small town on the Hungarian Plain. In a provincial town, which is surrounded with nothing else but frost. It is bitterly cold weather —…

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Genre: Best 2000, Drama
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
IMDb: 7.9
120 min

Two warriors in pursuit of a stolen sword and a notorious fugitive are led to an impetuous, physically-skilled, teenage nobleman’s daughter, who is at a crossroads in her life.

The Patriot

The Patriot

The Patriot
IMDb: 7.2
165 min

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…

Chopper

Chopper

Chopper
IMDb: 7.2
94 min

The true and intense story of Mark ’Chopper’ Read, a legendary criminal who wrote his autobiography while serving a jail sentence in prison.

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Chicken Run

Chicken Run

Chicken Run
IMDb: 7.0
84 min

Having been hopelessly repressed and facing eventual certain death at the British chicken farm where they are held, Rocky the american rooster and Ginger the chicken decide to rebel and…

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Amores perros

Amores perros

Amores perros
IMDb: 8.1
154 min

Three different people in Mexico City are catapulted into dramatic and unforeseen circumstances in the wake of a terrible car crash: a young punk stumbles into the sinister underground world…

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Gangster No. 1

Gangster No. 1

Gangster No. 1
IMDb: 6.8
103 min

An old gangster is advised that Freddie Mays would leave jail after thirty years in prison. His mood changes and he recalls when he was a young punk, who joined…

In the Mood for Love

In the Mood for Love

In the Mood for Love
IMDb: 8.1
98 min

A melancholy story about the love between a woman and a man who live in the same building and one day find out that their husband and wife had an…

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Billy Elliot

Billy Elliot

Billy Elliot
IMDb: 7.7
110 min

Set against the background of the 1984 Miner’s Strike, Billy Elliot is an 11 year old boy who stumbles out of the boxing ring and onto the ballet floor. He…

Dancer in the Dark

Dancer in the Dark

Dancer in the Dark
IMDb: 8.0
140 min

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…

Gladiator

Gladiator

Gladiator
IMDb: 8.5
155 min

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…

Frequency

Frequency

Frequency
IMDb: 7.4
118 min

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…

Where the Heart is

Where the Heart is

Where the Heart is
IMDb: 6.8
120 min

Novalee Nation is a 17-year-old Tennessee transient who has to grow up in a hurry when she’s left pregnant and abandoned by her boyfriend on a roadside in Sequoyah, Okla.,…

Love & Basketball

Love & Basketball

Love & Basketball
IMDb: 7.2
124 min

A young African-American couple navigates the tricky paths of romance and athletics in this drama. Quincy McCall (Omar Epps) and Monica Wright (Sanaa Lathan) grew up in the same neighborhood…

American Psycho

American Psycho

American Psycho
IMDb: 7.6
102 min

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.

The Road to El Dorado

The Road to El Dorado

The Road to El Dorado
IMDb: 6.9
89 min

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…

Erin Brockovich

Erin Brockovich

Erin Brockovich
IMDb: 7.3
131 min

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…

Genre: Best 2000, Drama
High Fidelity

High Fidelity

High Fidelity
IMDb: 7.5
113 min

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…

Wonder Boys

Wonder Boys

Wonder Boys
IMDb: 7.4
111 min

Grady is a 50-ish English professor who hasn’t had a thing published in years — not since he wrote his award winning ”Great American Novel” 7 years ago. This weekend…

Boiler Room

Boiler Room

Boiler Room
IMDb: 7.0
118 min

A college dropout gets a job as a broker for a suburban investment firm, which puts him on the fast track to success, but the job might not be as…