Best 2000 Movies

The Pledge The Pledge
The Pledge
IMDb: 6.8

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
IMDb: 7.6

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

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….

Finding Forrester Finding Forrester
Finding Forrester
IMDb: 7.3

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: 7.6

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.

Chocolat Chocolat
IMDb: 7.2

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

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

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
IMDb: 7.3

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…

You Can Count on Me You Can Count on Me
You Can Count on Me
IMDb: 7.5

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

Unbreakable Unbreakable
IMDb: 7.3

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: 7.6

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…

Malena Malena
IMDb: 7.5

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….

Pay It Forward Pay It Forward
Pay It Forward
IMDb: 7.2

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
IMDb: 8.4

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…

Meet the Parents Meet the Parents
Meet the Parents
IMDb: 7.0

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…

Requiem for a Dream Requiem for a Dream
Requiem for a Dream
IMDb: 8.3

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…

Remember The Titans Remember The Titans
Remember The Titans
IMDb: 7.8

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…

Tigerland Tigerland
IMDb: 7.0

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: 8.2

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

Almost Famous Almost Famous
Almost Famous
IMDb: 7.9

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…

Men Of Honor Men Of Honor
Men Of Honor
IMDb: 7.2

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…

Sexy Beast Sexy Beast
Sexy Beast
IMDb: 7.3

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…

Brother Brother
IMDb: 7.1

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
IMDb: 7.0

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: 7.2

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…

Snatch. Snatch.
IMDb: 8.2

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: 7.7

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

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…

Werckmeister Harmonies Werckmeister Harmonies
Werckmeister Harmonies
IMDb: 8.2

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 —…

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
IMDb: 7.8

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.

Chicken Run Chicken Run
Chicken Run
IMDb: 7.0

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…

Chopper Chopper
IMDb: 7.2

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

Amores perros Amores perros
Amores perros
IMDb: 8.1

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…

Gangster No. 1 Gangster No. 1
Gangster No. 1
IMDb: 6.7

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

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…

Billy Elliot Billy Elliot
Billy Elliot
IMDb: 7.7

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

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
IMDb: 8.5

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
IMDb: 7.3

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

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

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

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

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…

High Fidelity High Fidelity
High Fidelity
IMDb: 7.5

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…

Erin Brockovich Erin Brockovich
Erin Brockovich
IMDb: 7.4

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…

Wonder Boys Wonder Boys
Wonder Boys
IMDb: 7.3

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

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…