2000

Film Decades: 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009

Each review will be linked to the title below.

(*seen originally in theaters)

(**seen rereleased in theaters)

  • 101 Reykjavík – directed by Baltasar Kormákur, starring Victoria Abril, Hilmir Snær Guðnason, & Hanna María Karlsdóttir – Iceland
  • 102 Dalmatians – directed by Kevin Lima, starring Glenn Close, Ioan Gruffudd, Alice Evans, Tim McInnerny, & Gérard Depardieu
  • 28 Days – directed by Betty Thomas, starring Sandra Bullock, Viggo Mortensen, Dominic West, Elizabeth Perkins, Steve Buscemi, & Diane Ladd.
  • The 6th Day – directed by Roger Spottiswoode, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Michael Rapaport, Tony Goldwyn, Michael Rooker, Sarah Wynter, & Robert Duvall
  • A Better Way to Die, directed by Scott Wiper, starring Andre Braugher, Scott Wiper, Jack Conley, and Carmen Argenziano
  • Across the Line – directed by Martin Spottl, starring Brad Johnson, Sigal Erez, Brian Bloom, Adrienne Barbeau, & J.C. Quinn
  • Adanggaman, directed by Roger Gnoan M’Bala, starring Rasmané Ouédraogo – Ivory Coast/Burkina Faso/Switzerland/Italy/France
  • Adventures in Wild California, documentary film, directed by Greg MacGillivray, narrated by Jimmy Smits
  • The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle – directed by Des McAnuff, starring June Foray, Keith Scott, Rene Russo, Jason Alexander, Randy Quaid, Kel Mitchell, Kenan Thompson, Piper Perabo, Robert De Niro, John Goodman
  • Ali Zaoua, directed by Nabil Ayouch, starring Saïd Taghmaoui – Morocco
  • All the Pretty Horses – directed by Billy Bob Thornton, starring Matt Damon & Penélope Cruz
  • Almost Famous – directed by Cameron Crowe, starring Billy Crudup, Kate Hudson, Patrick Fugit, Jason Lee, Anna Paquin, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Frances McDormand
  • American Psycho – directed by Mary Harron, starring Christian Bale, Reese Witherspoon, Jared Leto, & Willem Dafoe
  • Amores perros (Love’s a Bitch) – directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu, starring Emilio Echevarría, Gael García Bernal, & Adriana Barraza – Mexico
  • Animal Factory – directed by Steve Buscemi, starring Willem Dafoe, Edward Furlong, Tom Arnold, & Mickey Rourke
  • The Art of War, directed by Christian Duguay, starring Wesley Snipes, Anne Archer, Maury Chaykin, Marie Matiko, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Michael Biehn, and Donald Sutherland
  • Autumn in New York – directed by Joan Chen, starring Richard Gere, & Winona Ryder
  • Baise-moi, directed by Virginie Despentes and Coralie Trinh Thi, starring Karen Lancaume, and Raffaëla Anderson – France
  • Bait – directed by Antoine Fuqua, starring Jamie Foxx, David Morse, Doug Hutchinson, Kimberly Elise, David Paymer, Mike Epps, Robert Pastorelli, & Jamie Kennedy
  • Baller Blockin’ – directed by Steven Esteb, starring B.G., Birdman, Jeanette Branch, Juvenile, Jerry Katz, Terence Rosemore, Mykel Shannon Jenkins, Turk, Shawanna Washington, & Lil Wayne
  • Bang Rajan – directed by Tanit Jitnukul, starring Winai Kraibutr, Jaran Ngamdee, & Bongkoj Khongmalai – Thailand
  • Battle Royale – directed by Kinji Fukasaku, starring Takeshi Kitano – Japan
  • Battlefield Earth – directed by Roger Christian, starring John Travolta, Barry Pepper, Forest Whitaker, Kim Coates, Richard Tyson, & Sabine Karsenti
  • The Beach – directed by Danny Boyle, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Tilda Swinton, & Robert Carlyle
  • Beautiful – directed by Sally Field, starring Minnie Driver, Joey Lauren Adams, & Kathleen Turner
  • Bedazzled* – directed by Harold Ramis, starring Brendan Fraser, Elizabeth Hurley, & Frances O’Connor
  • Before Night Falls, directed by Julian Schnabel, starring Javier Bardem, Johnny Depp, & Sean Bean
  • The Bench – directed by Per Fly, starring Jesper Christensen – Denmark
  • Best in Show – directed by and starring Christopher Guest, with Catherine O’Hara, Eugene Levy, Fred Willard, Jane Lynch & Parker Posey
  • Big Momma’s House, directed by Raja Gosnell, starring Martin Lawrence, Nia Long, Terrence Howard, & Paul Giamatti
  • Billy Elliot – directed by Stephen Daldry and starring Jamie Bell & Julie Walters – UK
  • Bless the Child – directed by Chuck Russell, starring Kim Basinger, Jimmy Smits, Angela Bettis, Rufus Sewell, Christina Ricci, & Holliston Coleman
  • Blue’s Big Musical Movie, directed by Todd Kessler, starring Steven Burns, Traci Paige Johnson, and Ray Charles
  • Boiler Room, starring Vin Diesel and Giovanni Ribisi
  • Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2, directed by Joe Berlinger
  • Bootmen, starring Adam Garcia and Sam Worthington
  • Bounce – tarring Ben Affleck & Gwyneth Paltrow
  • Boys and Girls
  • Bring it On* – directed by Peyton Reed, starring Kirsten Dunst, Gabrielle Union, & Eliza Dushku
  • The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy, starring Timothy Olyphant, Zach Braff, John Mahoney, Nia Long, & Mary McCormack
  • Brother – directed by and starring Takeshi Kitano
  • La Captive, directed by Chantal Akerman – France/Belgium
  • Cast Away* – directed by Robert Zemeckis, starring Tom Hanks & Helen Hunt
  • Cecil B. Demented – directed by John Waters, starring Melanie Griffith & Stephen Dorff
  • The Cell – directed by Tarsem Singh, starring Jennifer Lopez, Vince Vaughn, Vincent D’Onofrio
  • Center Stage – film debut of Zoe Saldana
  • The Chaos Factor, starring Antonio Sabàto Jr., Fred Ward, Kelly Rutherford, R. Lee Ermey
  • Charlie’s Angels – directed by McG starring Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore, Lucy Liu, & Bill Murray
  • Chicken Run* – directed by Peter Lord & Nick Park with the voices of Mel Gibson, Julia Sawalha, Timothy Spall, & Miranda Richardson
  • Chocolat – directed by Lasse Hallström, starring Juliette Binoche, Johnny Depp, Alfred Molina, Judi Dench, Leslie Caron
  • Chopper, starring Eric Bana
  • The Circle – directed by Jafar Panahi – Iran/Italy/Switzerland
  • Circus – starring John Hannah, Famke Janssen, Fred Ward, Peter Stormare, Tiny Lister, Amanda Donohoe, Eddie Izzard
  • The Claim – directed by Michael Winterbottom, starring Wes Bentley, Milla Jovovich, Sarah Polley, Peter Mullan, & Nastassja Kinski
  • Code Unknown, directed by Michael Haneke, starring Juliette Binoche – France/Germany/Romania
  • Coming Out – directed by Kim Jee-woon – short – South Korea
  • La comunidad, starring Carmen Maura – Spain
  • The Contender – starring Jeff Bridges, Joan Allen, Gary Oldman, & Christian Slater
  • Coyote Ugly – starring Piper Perabo, Maria Bello, Tyra Banks, & John Goodman
  • Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon* – directed by Ang Lee – starring Chow Yun-fat, Michelle Yeoh, & Zhang Ziyi – Taiwan/China/Hong Kong/US
  • The Crow: Salvation, starring Kirsten Dunst, Eric Mabius, Fred Ward
  • Dancer in the Dark – directed by Lars von Trier, starring Björk, Peter Stormare, & David Morse
  • The Day I Became a Woman – Iran
  • Devils on the Doorstep – directed by Jiang Wen – China
  • Digimon: The Movie – Japan
  • Dinosaur, directed by Ralph Zondag & Eric Leighton, with the voices of D.B. Sweeney, Alfre Woodard, Ossie Davis, & Samuel E. Wright
  • Ditto – South Korea
  • Divided We Fall (Musíme si pomáhat) Czech Republic
  • Djomeh – Iran
  • Down to You, starring Freddie Prinze Jr. and Julia Stiles
  • Dr. T & the Women – directed by Robert Altman, starring Richard Gere, Helen Hunt, Farrah Fawcett, Laura Dern, Kate Hudson, & Liv Tyler
  • Dracula 2000, starring Gerard Butler and Christopher Plummer
  • Dude, Where’s My Car?* – starring Ashton Kutcher, Seann William Scott, & Jennifer Garner
  • Duets, directed by Bruce Paltrow, starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Maria Bello, Paul Giamatti and Huey Lewis
  • Dungeons & Dragons – starring Jeremy Irons, Thora Birch, Marlon Wayans
  • Durian Durian – directed by Fruit Chan – Hong Kong
  • El Bola (Pellet) – Spain
  • The Emperor’s New Groove* – directed by Mark Dindal with the voices of David Spade, John Goodman, Eartha Kitt, Patrick Warburton
  • Enslavement: The True Story of Fanny Kemble
  • Erin Brockovich – directed by Steven Soderbergh, starring Julia Roberts, Aaron Eckhart, & Albert Finney
  • Escaflowne: The Movie – Japan
  • VeggieTales: Esther, the Girl Who Would Be Queen
  • An Everlasting Piece – directed by Barry Levinson, starring Barry McEvoy & Billy Connolly
  • Faat Kiné – directed by Ousmane Sembène – Senegal
  • Face – directed by Junji Sakamoto – Japan
  • The Family Man – directed by Brett Ratner, starring Nicolas Cage, Téa Leoni, & Don Cheadle
  • Final Destination, directed by James Wong, starring Devon Sawa, Ali Larter and Seann William Scott
  • Finding Forrester- directed by Gus Van Sant – starring Sean Connery, Rob Brown, Anna Paquin, & F. Murray Abraham
  • For All Time
  • For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story, starring Andy García
  • Forbidden Fruit
  • The Foul King – directed by Kim Jee-woon – South Korea
  • Frequency, starring Dennis Quaid
  • Gangster No. 1 – starring Malcolm McDowell, Paul Bettany, & David Thewlis
  • Get Carter – directed by Stephen Kay, starring Sylvester Stallone, Miranda Richardson, Mickey Rourke, & Michael Caine
  • The Gift – directed by Sam Raimi, starring Cate Blanchett, Giovanni Ribisi, Hilary Swank, Greg Kinnear, & Keanu Reeves
  • Ginger Snaps
  • The Girl
  • Girlfight, starring Michelle Rodriguez
  • Gladiator – directed by Ridley Scott, starring Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Richard Harris, & Oliver Reed
  • Godzilla vs. Megaguirus – Japan
  • The Golden Bowl
  • Gone in 60 Seconds – directed by Dominic Sena, starring Nicolas Cage, Christopher Eccleston, Robert Duvall, & Angelina Jolie
  • Gossip, starring James Marsden
  • Greenfingers, starring Clive Owen and Helen Mirren
  • Gun Shy, starring Liam Neeson
  • Hanging Up – directed by and starring Diane Keaton, with Meg Ryan, Lisa Kudrow, & Walter Matthau
  • Happy Accidents – directed by Brad Anderson – starring Marisa Tomei & Vincent D’Onofrio
  • Happy Times – directed by Zhang Yimou – China
  • Help! I’m a Fish
  • Here on Earth, starring Chris Klein and Josh Hartnett
  • High Fidelity – directed by Stephen Frears – starring John Cusack, Jack Black, Todd Louiso, Iben Hjejle, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Lisa Bonet Joan Cusack, Tim Robbins
  • Highlander: Endgame – starring Adrian Paul & Christopher Lambert
  • Hollow Man, directed by Paul Verhoeven, starring Kevin Bacon, Elisabeth Shue, and Josh Brolin
  • The House of Mirth – directed by Terence Davies, starring Gillian Anderson, Eric Stoltz, Laura Linney, & Dan Aykroyd
  • How the Grinch Stole Christmas* – directed by Ron Howard, starring Jim Carrey, Jeffrey Tambor, Christine Baranski, Molly Shannon, & Taylor Momsen
  • How to Kill Your Neighbor’s Dog, starring Kenneth Branagh and Robin Wright
  • Il Mare
  • In the Mood for Love – directed by Wong Kar-wai, starring Maggie Cheung & Tony Leung
  • The Irrefutable Truth about Demons
  • The Isle
  • Italian for Beginners, directed by Lone Scherfig
  • Ivans Xtc, directed by Bernard Rose, starring Danny Huston and Peter Weller
  • Joint Security Area – directed by Park Chan-wook – South Korea
  • Keeping the Faith – directed by and starring Edward Norton, with Ben Stiller, Jenna Elfman, Anne Bancroft, Eli Wallach, Miloš Forman
  • The Kid, starring Bruce Willis, Lily Tomlin, Spencer Breslin, Emily Mortimer
  • King George and the Ducky
  • The Last Producer – directed by and starring Burt Reynolds, with Rod Steiger, Ann-Margret, Sean Astin, Charles Durning
  • The Legend of Bagger Vance – directed by Robert Redford, starring Will Smith, Matt Damon, Charlize Theron, & Jack Lemmon (uncredited)
  • Little Nicky – directed by Steven Brill, starring Adam Sandler, Rhys Ifans, Harvey Keitel, Patricia Arquette, & Rodney Dangerfield
  • The Little Vampire, starring Jonathan Lipnicki and Richard E. Grant
  • Loser, directed by Amy Heckerling, starring Jason Biggs, Mena Suvari, Dan Aykroyd, & Greg Kinnear
  • Love’s Labour’s Lost, directed by and starring Kenneth Branagh, with Alicia Silverstone, Emily Mortimer, Natascha McElhone, & Nathan Lane
  • Love & Basketball, starring Omar Epps
  • The Man Who Cried – directed by Sally Potter, starring Christina Ricci, Cate Blanchett, Johnny Depp, Harry Dean Stanton, & John Turturro
  • Maryam
  • Me, Myself & Irene – directed by Bobby & Peter Farrelly, starring Jim Carrey & Renée Zellweger
  • Meet the Parents – directed by Jay Roach, starring Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller, Blythe Danner, & Owen Wilson
  • Memento – directed by Christopher Nolan, starring Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, & Joe Pantoliano
  • Men of Honor – starring Robert De Niro & Cuba Gooding Jr.
  • Mercy Streets, starring Eric Roberts
  • The Million Dollar Hotel – directed by Wim Wenders, starring Jeremy Davies, Milla Jovovich, Peter Stormare, & Mel Gibson
  • Miss Congeniality – starring Sandra Bullock, Michael Caine, & William Shatner
  • Mission: Impossible 2 – directed by John Woo, starring Tom Cruise, Dougray Scott, Thandie Newton, & Anthony Hopkins
  • Mission to Mars – directed Brian De Palma, starring Tim Robbins, Don Cheadle, & Gary Sinise
  • Mr. Accident
  • My Dog Skip, starring Diane Lane and Kevin Bacon
  • The New Country
  • The Next Best Thing, directed by John Schlesinger, starring Madonna, Rupert Everett and Neil Patrick Harris
  • Next Friday, starring Ice Cube
  • No Quarto da Vanda – Portugal
  • Nothin’ 2 Lose
  • Nurse Betty, directed by Neil LaBute, starring Renée Zellweger, Morgan Freeman, Chris Rock and Greg Kinnear
  • Nutty Professor II: The Klumps, starring Eddie Murphy and Janet Jackson
  • O Brother, Where Art Thou? – directed by Joel & Ethan Coen, starring George Clooney, John Turturro, Tim Blake Nelson, Holly Hunter, John Goodman
  • The Original Kings of Comedy – directed by Spike Lee, starring Steve Harvey, D.L. Hughley, Cedric the Entertainer, & Bernie Mac – documentary
  • Our Song, starring Kerry Washington
  • Panic – starring William H. Macy
  • The Patriot – directed by Roland Emmerich, starring Mel Gibson, Chris Cooper, Heath Ledger, Joely Richardson, Jason Isaacs, Tchéky Karyo, René Auberjonois, & Tom Wilkinson
  • Pay It Forward, directed by Mimi Leder, starring Kevin Spacey, Helen Hunt and Haley Joel Osment
  • Peppermint Candy, directed by Lee Chang-dong
  • The Perfect Storm – directed by Wolfgang Petersen, starring George Clooney, John C. Reilly, Diane Lane, & Mark Wahlberg
  • Pitch Black – directed by David Twohy, starring Vin Diesel, Radha Mitchell, & Keith David
  • Pokémon: The Movie 2000* – Japan
  • Pollock, directed by and starring Ed Harris, with Marcia Gay Harden, Jennifer Connelly, & Val Kilmer
  • The Price of Milk, starring Karl Urban
  • Prince of Central Park – starring Kathleen Turner, Danny Aiello, Harvey Keitel
  • The Princess and the Warrior (Der Krieger und die Kaiserin) – directed by Tom Tykwer, starring Franka Potente – Germany
  • Princes et princesses
  • Proof of Life – directed by Taylor Hackford, starring Russell Crowe & Meg Ryan
  • Psycho Beach Party, starring Lauren Ambrose
  • Purely Belter, directed by Mark Herman
  • Quills – directed by Philip Kaufman, starring Geoffrey Rush, Kate Winslet, Michael Caine, & Joaquin Phoenix
  • Ready to Rumble – starring David Arquette, Scott Caan, Oliver Platt, Joe Pantoliano, Rose McGowan, & Martin Landau
  • Red Planet, starring Val Kilmer and Carrie-Anne Moss
  • Relative Values, starring Julie Andrews and Colin Firth
  • Remember the Titans – starring Denzel Washington, Will Patton
  • The Replacements* – directed by Howard Deutch, starring Keanu Reeves, Gene Hackman, Brooke Langton, Orlando Jones, Rhys Ifans, Jon Favreau, & Jack Warden
  • Requiem for a Dream – directed by Darren Aronofsky, starring Jennifer Connelly, Jared Leto, Marlon Wayans, Christopher McDonald, & Ellen Burstyn
  • Return to Me, starring David Duchovny and Minnie Driver
  • The Road to El Dorado – directed by Bibo Bergeron & Don Paul, with the voices of Kenneth Branagh & Kevin Kline
  • Road Trip, directed by Todd Phillips, starring Breckin Meyer, Amy Smart, Tom Green, Fred Ward and Seann William Scott
  • Le Roi Danse (The King is Dancing)
  • Romeo Must Die, starring Jet Li and Aaliyah
  • Rugrats in Paris: The Movie*
  • Rules of Engagement – directed by William Friedkin, starring Tommy Lee Jones, Samuel L. Jackson, Guy Pearce, & Ben Kingsley
  • Sade
  • Scary Movie, directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans, starring Anna Faris, Regina Hall, Marlon Wayans and Shawn Wayans
  • Scream 3 – directed by Wes Craven, starring Neve Campbell, David Arquette, Patrick Dempsey, & Courteney Cox
  • Seventeen Again, starring Tia Mowry and Tamera Mowry – TV movie
  • Sexy Beast – directed by Jonathan Glazer, starring Ray Winstone, Ian McShane, & Ben Kingsley – UK
  • Shadow of the Vampire – starring John Malkovich, Willem Dafoe, Cary Elwes, & Eddie Izzard
  • Shaft – directed by John Singleton, starring Samuel L. Jackson, Christian Bale, Jeffrey Wright, & Richard Roundtree
  • Shanghai Noon – starring Jackie Chan & Owen Wilson
  • The Skulls
  • Small Time Crooks – directed by and starring Woody Allen, with Tracey Ullman, Jon Lovitz, & Hugh Grant
  • The Smokers
  • Snatch – directed by Guy Ritchie, starring Brad Pitt, Benicio del Toro, Jason Statham, & Dennis Farina
  • Some Voices
  • Songcatcher, starring Janet McTeer
  • Souls Protest
  • Space Cowboys – directed by and starring Clint Eastwood, with Tommy Lee Jones, Donald Sutherland, & James Garner
  • The Specials – directed by Craig Mazin, starring Thomas Haden Church, James Gunn, Rob Lowe, Jamie Kennedy, Judy Greer, Sean Gunn, Paget Brewster, Jordan Ladd, Jim Zulevic, & Kelly Coffield
  • State and Main – directed by David Mamet, starring William H. Macy, Sarah Jessica Parker, Alec Baldwin, Julia Stiles, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rebecca Pidgeon, David Paymer, Patti LuPone, Clark Gregg, & Charles Durning
  • Subconscious Cruelty
  • Supernova, directed by Walter Hill, starring James Spader and Angela Bassett
  • The Tao of Steve, starring Donal Logue
  • Terror Tract
  • Thirteen Days – starring Kevin Costner & Bruce Greenwood
  • Thomas and the Magic Railroad – directed by Britt Allcroft, starring Alec Baldwin, Peter Fonda, Didi Conn, Mara Wilson
  • The Three Stooges – TV movie
  • Tigerland – directed by Joel Schumacher, starring Colin Farrell
  • The Tigger Movie
  • Timbrels and Torahs
  • Time of Favor
  • Timecode – directed by Mike Figgis, Salma Hayek, Stellan Skarsgård, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Kyle MacLachlan, Saffron Burrows, & Holly Hunter
  • Titan A.E.* – directed by Don Bluth & Gary Goldman with the voices of Matt Damon, Drew Barrymore, Nathan Lane, & Bill Pullman
  • Traffic – directed by Steven Soderbergh, starring Michael Douglas, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Don Cheadle, Dennis Quaid, & Benicio del Toro
  • Tripfall
  • Turn It Up
  • U-571 – directed by Jonathan Mostow, starring Matthew McConaughey, Bill Paxton, Jon Bon Jovi, & Harvey Keitel
  • Unbreakable – directed by M. Night Shyamalan, starring Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, & Robin Wright
  • Up at the Villa – starring Kristin Scott Thomas, Anne Bancroft, & Sean Penn
  • Urban Legends: Final Cut
  • Vatel – directed by Roland Joffé, starring Gérard Depardieu, Uma Thurman, & Tim Roth
  • Vertical Limit, directed by Martin Campbell, starring Chris O’Donnell, Bill Paxton and Robin Tunney
  • The Virgin Suicides – directed by Sofia Coppola, starring James Woods, Kathleen Turner, Kirsten Dunst, AJ Cook, Josh Hartnett, Scott Glenn, Michael Paré, & Danny DeVito
  • The Visit
  • The Watcher – directed by Joe Charbanic, starring James Spader, Marisa Tomei, Keanu Reeves, & Ernie Hudson
  • The Way of the Gun, directed by Christopher McQuarrie, starring Ryan Phillippe, Benicio del Toro, Juliette Lewis, Taye Diggs, Nicky Katt, & James Caan
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  • What Lies Beneath – directed by Robert Zemeckis, starring Michelle Pfeiffer & Harrison Ford
  • What Planet Are You From? – directed by Mike Nichols, starring Garry Shandling, Annette Bening, John Goodman, Greg Kinnear, Linda Fiorentino, & Ben Kingsley
  • What Women Want – directed by Nancy Meyers, starring Mel Gibson, Helen Hunt, Marisa Tomei, & Alan Alda
  • Whipped, starring Amanda Peet
  • The Whole Nine Yards – directed by Jonathan Lynn, starring Bruce Willis, Matthew Perry, Amanda Peet, & Michael Clarke Duncan
  • Wonder Boys – directed by Curtis Hanson, starring Michael Douglas, Tobey Maguire, Frances McDormand, Katie Holmes, Robert Downey Jr.
  • X-Men* – directed by Bryan Singer – starring Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Patrick Stewart, Famke Janssen, James Marsden, Anna Paquin, & Ian McKellen
  • Yi Yi, directed by Edward Yang