Year 2001 movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant year 2001 movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspense, intense, interesting and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with death, betrayal, husband wife relationship, murder, storytelling, mentor, dialogue, catastrophe, violence and flashback plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
year 2001
 39
year 2001 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 2001: Nobody Else But You (2011), Lord of War (2005), 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), Flight 93 (2006), Paterno (2018), 12 Strong (2018), Mausam (2011), Black Coal, Thin Ice (2014), World Trade Center (2006), Echelon 8 (2009).

List of year 2001 movies

Nobody Else But You (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The ambiguous suicide of a local beauty, weathergirl, cheese model, and Marilyn Monroe look-a-like finds an eager sleuth in David Rousseau, best-selling crime novelist. When Rousseau visits a remote Alps village for the reading of his friend's ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: fake suicide, cheese, small town, investigation, inheritance, amateur detective, writer's life, artists and showbiz, obsessive quest, crimes, hypnosis, mysterious death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, year 2001, year 1990 ...
Place: france, europe
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 271K
Lord of War (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Yuri Orlov is a globetrotting arms dealer and, through some of the deadliest war zones, he struggles to stay one step ahead of a relentless Interpol agent, his business rivals and even some of his customers who include many of the world's most ...
Style: cynical, clever, intense, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: arms dealing, smuggling, corruption, millionaire, arms dealer, criminal heroes, human nature, crime, cold war, organized crime, ambition, shooting ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s, 2000s ...
Place: bolivia, europe, africa, beirut lebanon, latin america
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2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Humanity finds a mysterious object buried beneath the lunar surface and sets off to find its origins with the help of HAL 9000, the world's most advanced super computer.
Style: atmospheric, epic, futuristic, thought provoking, surreal ...
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, space station, evolution, astronaut, moon, outer space, future dystopia, technology, a.i., artificial intelligence, super computer ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2001, prehistoric times, prehistory
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 8K
Flight 93 (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Flight 93 is a 2006 made-for-TV film, directed by Peter Markle, which chronicles the events aboard United Airlines Flight 93 during the September 11 attacks. It premiered January 30, 2006 on the A&E Network and was re-broadcast several times ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: hijacking, airplane, passenger, terrorist, terrorism, anti heroes, hostages, war on terror, daring rescue, race against time, save the day, heroic mission ...
Time: year 2001, 2000s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city
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 6.5
 5K
Paterno (2018)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After becoming the winningest coach in college football history, Joe Paterno is embroiled in Penn State's Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal, challenging his legacy and forcing him to face questions of institutional failure regarding the ...
Plot: teenager, teenage boy, cover up, cell phone, flashback, fired from the job, conspiracy, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, newspaper, gay slur, witness ...
Time: year 2011, year 2001
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 6.6
 46K
12 Strong (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A team of CIA agents and special forces head into Afghanistan in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks in an attempt to dismantle the Taliban.
Style: based on true events, surprise ending
Plot: cia, cia agent, al qaeda, behind enemy lines, fire, cigarette smoking, night vision binoculars, machine gun nest, heroism, machismo, mountain, destruction ...
Time: 2000s, year 2001
Place: afghanistan, middle east
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Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: As the global economy teeters on the brink of disaster, a young Wall Street trader partners with disgraced former Wall Street corporate raider Gordon Gekko on a two tiered mission: To alert the financial community to the coming doom, and to find out ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: rivalry, betrayal, ambition, finance, stock broker, wall street, vengeance, urban, power relations, workplace, couple relations, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2001, year 2008, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, tower bridge london, manhattan new york city, zurich switzerland ...
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 4.7
 5K
Mausam (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: India, UK
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Mausam,a love story in its first season start with mere adolescent attraction between a Punjabi boy Harry, and a Kashmiri girl Aayat, in a small village of Punjab. It develops into young love between them in season two. Their love realizes its own ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: love and romance, romance, bollywood, unspoken love, concert, railway station, love triangle, bicycle, train, fire, binoculars, funeral ...
Time: 1990s, year 2002, year 2001, 2000s
Place: asia, europe, india, edinburgh scotland, scotland ...
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Black Coal, Thin Ice (2014)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two former cops start investigating the series of murders that tanked their careers when the killings begin again.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, crime, femme fatale, deadly, shot in the stomach, winter, fireworks, body part, laundry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2004, 2000s, year 2001
Place: china, asia
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World Trade Center (2006)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: On September, 11th 2001, after the terrorist attack to the World Trade Center, the building collapses over the rescue team from the Port Authority Police Department. Will Jimeno and his sergeant John McLoughlin are found alive trapped under the ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, bleak, rough ...
Plot: survival, runaway, terrorism, 9/11, hospital, september 11 2001, rescue, marine, alarm clock, trapped, rescue team, skyscraper ...
Time: 21st century, year 2001, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, pentagon, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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 3.5
 108
Echelon 8 (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A new government agency with the right to domestic charter is reformed to prevent another terrorist attack in the United States.
Style: suspense
Plot: kiss, spy, conspiracy, foot chase, beer, pistol, betrayal, murder, disguise, violence, office, fire ...
Time: year 2011, year 2001
Place: mine
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Hope and a Little Sugar (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: India, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Ali (Amit Sial) is a photographer and bike messenger who lives in New York. He develops a friendship and falls in love with a married woman, Saloni Oberoi (Mahima Chaudhry). When her husband, Harry Oberoi (Vikram Chatwal), is killed during the ...
Style: sentimental, inter cultural
Plot: indian lead, racism, trick or treating, terrorist attack, firefighter, infatuation, watching television, laughter, sikh, shopkeeper, bruise, handgun ...
Time: year 1992, year 2001
Place: india, bombay india
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Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jack Ryan, as a young covert CIA analyst, uncovers a Russian plot to crash the U.S. economy with a terrorist attack.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, espionage, sniper, conspiracy, surveillance, murder, terrorism, secret agents, terrorist, analyst, undercover, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s, year 2003 ...
Place: russia, manhattan new york city, pennsylvania, afghanistan, big ben london ...
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 3K
The High Sun (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Croatia, Serbia, Slovenia
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Three different love stories, set in three consecutive decades, in two neighbouring Balkan villages burdened with a long history of inter-ethnic hatred: this is a film about the dangers – and the enduring strength – of forbidden love.
Plot: ethnic conflict, forbidden love, spider, trumpet, underwater scene, lake, military, mother daughter relationship, actress playing multiple roles, bar, money, female full frontal nudity ...
Time: year 2001, year 1991, year 2011
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 153
Don't Tell (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Based on true events that changed the law. This is the story of a survivor, Lyndal, a young woman sexually abused as an 11 year old while attending a prestigious school. Her courage to fight for justice is entrusted to a local lawyer determined to ...
Style: based on true events
Plot: court, priest, jury, justice, cover up, friend, interview, flashback, friendship, boy, father son relationship, little girl ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, 20th century, year 2001, year 1991 ...
Place: australia
Is relevant ?
 8.1
 346K
Spotlight (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In 2001, editor Marty Baron of The Boston Globe assigns a team of journalists to investigate allegations against John Geoghan, an unfrocked priest accused of molesting more than 80 boys. Led by editor Walter "Robby" Robinson, reporters ...
Style: factual, psychological, talky, tense, emotional ...
Plot: journalism, investigation, catholicism, child abuse, conspiracy, pedophilia, catholic church, sex scandal, lawyer, twists & turns, moral ambiguity, newspaper ...
Time: year 2001, year 2002, year 1976
Place: boston, florida
Is relevant ?
 4.7
 58K
Zoolander 2 (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Derek and Hansel are modelling again when an opposing company attempts to take them out from the business.
Style: idiotic, funny, ridiculous, absurd, satirical ...
Plot: stupidity, male model, fashion model, modeling, fashion, fountain of youth, police investigation, absurd humor, absurdism, parenthood, secret mission, man child ...
Time: 2000s, year 2001
Place: rome italy, italy, new jersey
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Chasing Freedom (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: New York attorney Libby (Juliette Lewis) is a go-getter who won't let anyone stand in the way of her success. But when she accepts a pro bono case involving young Afghan dissident Meena (Layla Alizada), Libby finds her corporate dreams replaced ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, disturbing, sincere ...
Plot: deportation, dedicated lawyer, mental institution, hotshot lawyer, immigrants, legal action, terrorism, idealism, corporate crimes, courtroom drama, political corruption, injustice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2001
Place: afghanistan, new york, bangladesh, pakistan
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 2K
SK1 (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The hunt, capture and trial of Guy Georges, one of France's most notorious serial killer.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, crime, obsession, crimes, danger, deadly, law enforcement, uncover truth, riddles and clues, dna ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1991, year 2001 ...
Place: france, paris france
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The Night Before (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In New York City for their annual tradition of Christmas Eve debauchery, three lifelong best friends set out to find the Holy Grail of Christmas parties since their yearly reunion might be coming to an end.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: christmas, friendship, christmas party, christmas eve, buddies, reunion, childhood friends, male friendship, friends, best friends, marijuana, male nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2008, year 2001
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 384K
American Sniper (2014)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle takes his sole mission—protect his comrades—to heart and becomes one of the most lethal snipers in American history. His pinpoint accuracy not only saves countless lives but also makes him a prime target of insurgents. ...
Style: realistic, tense, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, military, sniper, war, navy seal, military life, battles, danger, heroes, battle zone, night vision binoculars, iraq war ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2001, year 1998
Place: iraq, middle east, california, usa, texas
Is relevant ?
 7.7
 517K
Argo (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: As the Iranian revolution reaches a boiling point, a CIA 'exfiltration' specialist concocts a risky plan to free six Americans who have found shelter at the home of the Canadian ambassador.
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, clever, factual ...
Plot: cia, danger, behind enemy lines, american abroad, hostage, government agency, daring rescue, government official, u.s. embassy, hidden identity, secret agents, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1979, year 1980, year 2001 ...
Place: usa, iran, langley virginia, middle east, washington d.c. ...
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 90K
United 93 (2006)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A real time account of the events on United Flight 93, one of the planes hijacked on 9/11 that crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania when passengers foiled the terrorist plot.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: hijacking, airplane, terrorism, 9/11, passenger, september 11 2001, crimes, stabbing, self sacrifice, tragic event, death, untimely death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2001, 2000s
Place: manhattan new york city, usa, virginia, cleveland ohio, new jersey ...
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A Talking Picture (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, War
Country: Portugal, France, Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A meditation on civilization. July, 2001: friends wave as a cruise ship departs Lisbon for Mediterranean ports and the Indian Ocean. On board and on day trips in Marseilles, Pompeii, Athens, Istanbul, and Cairo, a professor tells her young daughter ...
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, psychological, talky ...
Plot: ship, cruise, greek, parents and children, on the road, couples, introspection, self discovery, couple relations, legends and myths, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2001, middle ages
Place: africa, athens greece, greece, cairo egypt, morocco ...
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All About Lily Chou-Chou (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Charts the troubled teenage years of students Yuichi Hasumi and Shusuke Hoshino, exploring the shifting and complex power dynamics of their relationship against the backdrop of Yuichi's love for the dreamy and abstract music of fictional pop ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: high school, music, school, coming of age, kendo, pimp, alienation, social misfits, best friend, teenage life, youth, mind game ...
Time: 21st century, year 2001, 2000s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 126K
Remember Me (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Still reeling from a heartbreaking family event and his parents' subsequent divorce, Tyler Hawkins discovers a fresh lease on life when he meets Ally Craig, a gregarious beauty who witnessed her mother's death. But as the couple draws ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, surprise ending, heartbreaking ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: young lovers, 9/11, death in the family, suicide, romance, loss of parent, parents and children, loss of loved one, college student, father daughter relationship, dealing with death, parenthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 2000s, year 2001
Place: new york, usa
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Planet of the Apes (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: After a spectacular crash-landing on an uncharted planet, brash astronaut Leo Davidson finds himself trapped in a savage world where talking apes dominate the human race. Desperate to find a way home, Leo must evade the invincible gorilla army led ...
Style: serious, stylized, twists and turns, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: slavery, space travel, time travel, gorilla, future dystopia, adventure, wormhole, genetic engineering, astronaut, space station, distant planet, survival ...
Time: future, year 2001, 2020s
Place: washington d.c.
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 20K
Good Kill (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In the shadowy world of drone warfare, combat unfolds like a video game–only with real lives at stake. After six tours of duty, Air Force pilot Tom Egan now fights the Taliban from an air-conditioned bunker in the Nevada desert. But as he yearns ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, serious, psychological, tense ...
Plot: moral dilemma, drone, military, war, pilot, suspicion, air force base, suburbs, soldier, family life, family problems, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2001, year 2010
Place: nevada, usa, middle east, las vegas, iraq
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 2K
Loggerheads (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A troubled woman seeks out the child she gave up for adoption; a gay motel owner takes in a handsome drifter; and the wife of a preacher frets that a gay couple has moved in across the street. All of their lives will intersect as Loggerheads subtly ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: small town, adoption, gays and lesbians, aids, drifter, family life, human nature, parents and children, haunted by the past, gender, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, 90s, 20th century, year 2001 ...
Place: north carolina, usa
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In This World (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Torn straight from the headlines, Michael Winterbottom's compelling and prescient 'In This World' follows young Afghan Jamal and his older cousin Enayat as they embark on a hazardous overland trip from their refugee camp at Peshawar, ...
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, tense, sincere ...
Plot: on the road, orphan, immigrants, refugees, politics, hopes, society, friendship, danger, life is a bitch, death, drinking ...
Time: contemporary, year 2002, year 2001
Place: iran, afghanistan, pakistan, middle east, turkey ...
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