Best 2003 Movies

Garden State

Garden State

Garden State
IMDb: 7.4
102 min

Andrew returns to his hometown for the funeral of his mother, a journey that reconnects him with past friends. The trip coincides with his decision to stop taking his powerful…

Dear Frankie

Dear Frankie

Dear Frankie
IMDb: 7.7
105 min

Nine-year-old Frankie and his single mum Lizzie have been on the move ever since Frankie can remember, most recently arriving in a seaside Scottish town. Wanting to protect her deaf…

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The Machinist

The Machinist

The Machinist
IMDb: 7.7
101 min

The Machinist is the story of Trevor Reznik, a lathe-operator who is dying of insomnia. In a machine shop, occupational hazards are bad enough under normal circumstances; yet for Trevor…

If Only

If Only

If Only
IMDb: 7.2
92 min

After his impetuous musician girlfriend, Samantha, dies in an accident shortly after they had a fight (and nearly broke up), a grief-stricken British businessman, Ian Wyndham, living in London gets…

The Butterfly Effect

The Butterfly Effect

The Butterfly Effect
IMDb: 7.6
113 min

A young man struggles to access sublimated childhood memories. He finds a technique that allows him to travel back into the past, to occupy his childhood body and change history….

Peter Pan

Peter Pan

Peter Pan
IMDb: 6.8
113 min

In stifling Edwardian London, Wendy Darling mesmerizes her brothers every night with bedtime tales of swordplay, swashbuckling and the fearsome Captain Hook. But the children become the heroes of an…

Big Fish

Big Fish

Big Fish
IMDb: 8.0
125 min

Throughout his life Edward Bloom has always been a man of big appetites, enormous passions and tall tales. In his later years, he remains a huge mystery to his son,…

Cold Mountain

Cold Mountain

Cold Mountain
IMDb: 7.2
154 min

In this classic story of love and devotion set against the backdrop of the American Civil War, a wounded Confederate soldier named W.P. Inman deserts his unit and travels across…

Monster

Monster

Monster
IMDb: 7.3
110 min

An emotionally scarred highway hooker shoots a sadistic trick who rapes her, and ultimately becomes America’s first female serial killer.

House of Sand and Fog

House of Sand and Fog

House of Sand and Fog
IMDb: 7.5
126 min

Behrani, an Iranian immigrant buys a California bungalow, thinking he can fix it up, sell it again, and make enough money to send his son to college. However, the house…

Genre: Best 2003, Drama
Mou gaan dou III Jung gik mou gaan

Mou gaan dou III Jung gik mou gaan

Mou gaan dou III Jung gik mou gaan
IMDb: 6.9
118 min

Infernal Affairs III is a 2003 Hong Kong crime thriller film directed by Andrew Lau and Alan Mak. It is the third installment in the Infernal Affairs film series, and…

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The Last Samurai

The Last Samurai

The Last Samurai
IMDb: 7.7
154 min

Nathan Algren is an American hired to instruct the Japanese army in the ways of modern warfare, which finds him learning to respect the samurai and the honorable principles that…

The Lord of the Rings The Return of the King

The Lord of the Rings The Return of the King

The Lord of the Rings The Return of the King
IMDb: 8.9
201 min

Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron’s forces. Meanwhile, Frodo…

Bad Santa

Bad Santa

Bad Santa
IMDb: 7.0
92 min

A miserable conman and his partner pose as Santa and his Little Helper to rob department stores on Christmas Eve. But they run into problems when the conman befriends a…

Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World

Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World

Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
IMDb: 7.4
138 min

After an abrupt and violent encounter with a French warship inflicts severe damage upon his ship, a captain of the British Royal Navy begins a chase over two oceans to…

Radio

Radio

Radio
IMDb: 6.9
109 min

High school football coach, Harold Jones befriends Radio, a mentally-challenged man who becomes a student at T.L. Hanna High School in Anderson, South Carolina. Their friendship extends over several decades,…

Genre: Best 2003, Drama
Brother Bear

Brother Bear

Brother Bear
IMDb: 6.8
85 min

When an impulsive boy named Kenai is magically transformed into a bear, he must literally walk in another’s footsteps until he learns some valuable life lessons. His courageous and often…

Kill Bill Vol 1

Kill Bill Vol 1

Kill Bill Vol 1
IMDb: 8.1
111 min

An assassin is shot by her ruthless employer, Bill, and other members of their assassination circle – but she lives to plot her vengeance.

Runaway Jury

Runaway Jury

Runaway Jury
IMDb: 7.1
127 min

A juror on the inside and a woman on the outside manipulate a court trial involving a major gun manufacturer.

Mystic River

Mystic River

Mystic River
IMDb: 7.9
138 min

The lives of three men who were childhood friends are shattered when one of them has a family tragedy.

School of Rock

School of Rock

School of Rock
IMDb: 7.1
109 min

Fired from his band and hard up for cash, guitarist and vocalist Dewey Finn finagles his way into a job as a fifth-grade substitute teacher at a private school, where…

Infernal Affairs II

Infernal Affairs II

Infernal Affairs II
IMDb: 7.3
119 min

In this prequel to Mou gaan dou (2002), Chan Wing Yan has just become an undercover cop in the triads while Lau Kin Ming joins the police force. Both the…

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Oldboy

Oldboy

Oldboy
IMDb: 8.4
120 min

With no clue how he came to be imprisoned, drugged and tortured for 15 years, a desperate businessman seeks revenge on his captors.

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Underworld Extended Cut

Underworld Extended Cut

Underworld Extended Cut
IMDb: 7.0
121 min

Vampires and werewolves have waged a nocturnal war against each other for centuries. But all bets are off when a female vampire warrior named Selene, who’s famous for her strength…

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter… and Spring

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter… and Spring

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter… and Spring
IMDb: 8.0
103 min

An isolated lake, where an old monk lives in a small floating temple. The monk has a young boy living with him, learning to become a monk. We watch as…

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Genre: Best 2003, Drama
Secondhand Lions

Secondhand Lions

Secondhand Lions
IMDb: 7.5
111 min

”Secondhand Lions” follows the comedic adventures of an introverted boy left on the doorstep of a pair of reluctant, eccentric great-uncles, whose exotic remembrances stir the boy’s spirit and re-ignite…

Saints and Soldiers

Saints and Soldiers

Saints and Soldiers
IMDb: 6.7
90 min

Five American soldiers fighting in Europe during World War II struggle to return to Allied territory after being separated from U.S. forces during the historic Malmedy Massacre.

Love Actually

Love Actually

Love Actually
IMDb: 7.6
135 min

Follows seemingly unrelated people as their lives begin to intertwine while they fall in – and out – of love. Affections languish and develop as Christmas draws near.

The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi

The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi

The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi
IMDb: 7.5
111 min

Zatôichi is a 19th century blind nomad who makes his living as a gambler and masseur. However, behind this humble facade, he is a master swordsman gifted with a lightning-fast…

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21 Grams

21 Grams

21 Grams
IMDb: 7.7
124 min

This is the story of three gentle persons: Paul Rivers an ailing mathematician lovelessly married to an English émigré, Christina Peck, an upper-middle-class suburban housewife, happily married and mother of…

Touching the Void

Touching the Void

Touching the Void
IMDb: 8.0
106 min

A documentary based on the book of the same name by Joe Simpson about Simpson’s and Simon Yates’ disastrous and near-fatal attempt to climb 6,344m Siula Grande in the Cordillera…

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Coffee and Cigarettes

Coffee and Cigarettes

Coffee and Cigarettes
IMDb: 7.1
96 min

Coffee And Cigarettes is a collection of eleven films from cult director Jim Jarmusch. Each film hosts star studded cast of extremely unique individuals who all share the common activities…

Calendar Girls

Calendar Girls

Calendar Girls
IMDb: 6.9
108 min

Members of a Yorkshire branch of the Women’s Institute cause controversy when they pose nude for a charity calendar.

The Dreamers

The Dreamers

The Dreamers
IMDb: 7.2
115 min

A young American studying in Paris in 1968 strikes up a friendship with a French brother and sister. Set against the background of the ’68 Paris student riots.

Matchstick Men

Matchstick Men

Matchstick Men
IMDb: 7.3
116 min

A phobic con artist and his protege are on the verge of pulling off a lucrative swindle when the con artist’s teenage daughter arrives unexpectedly.

Girl with a Pearl Earring

Girl with a Pearl Earring

Girl with a Pearl Earring
IMDb: 6.9
101 min

This film, adapted from a work of fiction by author Tracy Chevalier, tells a story about the events surrounding the creation of the painting ”Girl With A Pearl Earring” by…

Lost in Translation

Lost in Translation

Lost in Translation
IMDb: 7.7
102 min

Two lost souls visiting Tokyo — the young, neglected wife of a photographer and a washed-up movie star shooting a TV commercial — find an odd solace and pensive freedom…

Genre: Best 2003, Drama
Open Range

Open Range

Open Range
IMDb: 7.4
139 min

A former gunslinger is forced to take up arms again when he and his cattle crew are threatened by a corrupt lawman.

Thirteen

Thirteen

Thirteen
IMDb: 6.8
100 min

Tracy is a normal 13-year-old trying to make it in school. After befriending the most popular girl at school, Evie, Tracy’s world is turned upside down when Evie introduces her…

Seabiscuit

Seabiscuit

Seabiscuit
IMDb: 7.3
141 min

True story of the undersized Depression-era racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the team behind it but also those of their nation.

Sky Blue

Sky Blue

Sky Blue
IMDb: 6.7
86 min

Civilization has been destroyed by war and pollution, but the survivors have built the last city of Ecoban. As most natural resources have been exhausted, Ecoban is powered by pollution….

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Veronica Guerin

Veronica Guerin

Veronica Guerin
IMDb: 6.9
98 min

In this true story, Veronica Guerin is an investigative reporter for an Irish newspaper. As the drug trade begins to bleed into the mainstream, Guerin decides to take on and…

Latter Days

Latter Days

Latter Days
IMDb: 7.0
107 min

Aaron Davis (Steve Sandvoss) and Christian Markelli (Wes Ramsey) are the two most opposite people in the world. Aaron is a young Elder (or a Mormon missionary) who wants to…

Pirates of the Caribbean Curse of the Black Pearl

Pirates of the Caribbean Curse of the Black Pearl

Pirates of the Caribbean Curse of the Black Pearl
IMDb: 8.0
143 min

Jack Sparrow, a freewheeling 17th-century pirate, quarrels with a rival pirate bent on pillaging Port Royal. When the governor’s daughter is kidnapped, Sparrow decides to help the girl’s love save…

High Tension

High Tension

High Tension
IMDb: 6.8
91 min

Alexia travels with her friend Marie to spend a couple of days with her family in their farm in the country. They arrive late and they are welcomed by Alexia’s…

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A Tale of Two Sisters

A Tale of Two Sisters

A Tale of Two Sisters
IMDb: 7.2
115 min

A recently released patient from a mental institution returns home with her sister, only to face disturbing events between her stepmother and the ghosts haunting their house- all of which…

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Les triplettes de Belleville

Les triplettes de Belleville

Les triplettes de Belleville
IMDb: 7.8
80 min

When her grandson is kidnapped during the Tour de France, Madame Souza and her beloved pooch Bruno team up with the Belleville Sisters–an aged song-and-dance team from the days of…

Soldier’s Girl

Soldier’s Girl

Soldier’s Girl
IMDb: 7.9
112 min

The true story of Soldier’s Girl, which takes place in Fort Campbell, KY, tells the heart-wrenching story of the life and tragic death of soldier Barry Winchell. His love for…

Finding Nemo

Finding Nemo

Finding Nemo
IMDb: 8.1
100 min

Nemo, an adventurous young clownfish, is unexpectedly taken from his Great Barrier Reef home to a dentist’s office aquarium. It’s up to his worrisome father Marlin and a friendly but…

The Italian Job

The Italian Job

The Italian Job
IMDb: 7.0
110 min

Charlie Croker pulled off the crime of a lifetime. The one thing that he didn’t plan on was being double-crossed. Along with a drop-dead gorgeous safecracker, Croker and his team…

Dogville

Dogville

Dogville
IMDb: 8.0
178 min

A barren soundstage is stylishly utilized to create a minimalist small-town setting in which a mysterious woman named Grace hides from the criminals who pursue her. The town is two-faced…

11:14

11:14

11:14
IMDb: 7.2
86 min

Tells the seemingly random yet vitally connected story of a set of incidents that all converge one evening at 11:14pm. The story follows the chain of events of five different…

Evil

Evil

Evil
IMDb: 7.8
113 min

Stockholm, the fifties. Though academically bright, violent pupil Erik Ponti is expelled from his state school with the headmaster’s words “there’s only one word for people like you – evil……

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Genre: Best 2003, Drama
The Matrix Reloaded

The Matrix Reloaded

The Matrix Reloaded
IMDb: 7.2
138 min

Six months after the events depicted in The Matrix, Neo has proved to be a good omen for the free humans, as more and more humans are being freed from…

Under The Tuscan Sun

Under The Tuscan Sun

Under The Tuscan Sun
IMDb: 6.7
113 min

After a rough divoce, Frances, a 35 year old book editor from San Francisco takes a tour of Tuscany at the urgings of her friends. On a whim she buys…

Identity

Identity

Identity
IMDb: 7.3
90 min

Complete strangers stranded at a remote desert motel during a raging storm soon find themselves the target of a deranged murderer. As their numbers thin out, the travelers begin to…

X-men 2: X-men United

X-men 2: X-men United

X-men 2: X-men United
IMDb: 7.4
133 min

Professor Charles Xavier and his team of genetically gifted superheroes face a rising tide of anti-mutant sentiment led by Col. William Stryker. Storm, Wolverine and Jean Grey must join their…

Memories of Murder

Memories of Murder

Memories of Murder
IMDb: 8.1
129 min

1986 Gyunggi Province. The body of a young woman is found brutally raped and murdered. Two months later, a series of rapes and murders commences under similar circumstances. And in…

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Holes

Holes

Holes
IMDb: 7.0
117 min

Stanley’s family is cursed with bad luck. Unfairly sentenced to months of detention at Camp Green Lake, he and his campmates are forced by the warden to dig holes in…

Love Comes Softly

Love Comes Softly

Love Comes Softly
IMDb: 7.4
88 min

Marty is a 19 year old pioneer woman, recently married. She goes west with her husband Clem, hoping to start a new life. But Clem unexpectedly dies, and Marty finds…