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, suspenseful, complex, captivating and intense films and TV shows about / with death, murder, storytelling, betrayal, catastrophe, violence, mentor, dialogue, husband wife relationship and chase plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
year 2001
 56
year 2001 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 2001: Curveball (2020), Heroic Losers (2019), Vox Lux (2018), The Collini Case (2019), Flight 93 (2006), Mausam (2011), Black Coal, Thin Ice (2014), World Trade Center (2006), Nobody Else But You (2011), Echelon 8 (2009).

List of year 2001 movies

 7.2
 66
Curveball (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, History, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Although he already has searched Iraq unsuccessfully for weapons of mass destruction as a member of a UN mission, German bio-weapons expert Arndt Wolf is still obsessed with the idea that Saddam Hussein is hiding something. Nobody around him is ...
Style: surreal, topical humor, humorous, dark humor, factual
Plot: iraq war, lie, government, secret service, intelligence, forgery, adult humor, storytelling, secret, car chase, abduction, liar ...
Time: year 1999, year 2004, year 2001, year 1997, year 2000 ...
Place: germany, berlin germany, munich germany
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Heroic Losers (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In a town in the Northwest of the province of Buenos Aires, a group of neighbors is organized to recover the economy of the area, but when the Corralito is implemented in the country and they suffer a fraud, their hopes disappear. Now, they will ...
Style: feel good, light, semi serious, captivating
Plot: heist, money, lack of money, businesswoman, greedy man, storage unit, bank clerk, con men, greed, deception, crisis, whistleblower ...
Time: year 2002, 2000s, year 2001
Place: argentina
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April and the Extraordinary World (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Canada, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: France asleep in the nineteenth century, governed by steam and Napoleon VI, where scientists vanish mysteriously, a girl, Avril, goes in search of her missing scientist parents.
Style: exciting, intellectual, enigmatic, funny, stylized
Plot: electricity, steampunk, talking cat, scientist, lizard, alternate reality, serum, animal experimentation, female protagonist, coal, grandfather, cat ...
Time: year 1941, year 2001, 20th century, 1870s, 21st century ...
Place: france, paris france
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Diaz - Don't Clean Up This Blood (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Romania, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A reenactment of the final days of the 2001 G8 Summit.
Style: serious, thought provoking, tense, rough, realistic ...
Plot: police brutality, globalization, political unrest, rebelliousness, fighting the system, violence spree, demonstration, violence, political protest, bullying, humiliation, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2001
Place: europe, italy
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 5.9
 16K
Vox Lux (2018)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In 1999, teenage sisters Celeste and Eleanor survive a seismic, violent tragedy. The sisters compose and perform a song about their experience, making something lovely and cathartic out of a catastrophe - while also catapulting Celeste to stardom. ...
Style: exciting, thought provoking, inspirational, rough, suspense
Audience: family outing
Plot: pop star, female singer, mother daughter relationship, symbol, transformation, illness, family relations, family, hopes, friendship, parents and children, society ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 2000s, year 1986, year 2000 ...
Place: usa, stockholm sweden, manhattan new york city, europe, new york ...
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The Collini Case (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A young lawyer stumbles upon a vast conspiracy while investigating a brutal murder case.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, psychological, bleak, surreal ...
Plot: lawyer, courtroom drama, courtroom, nazi war criminal, legal, revenge killing, childhood trauma, german soldier, public defender, childhood flashback, german, prosecutor ...
Time: 21st century, 1940s, 20th century, 2000s, year 2001 ...
Place: germany, berlin germany, tuscany
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 6.3
 9K
Flight 93 (2006)
Genre: Action, 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, realistic, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: hijacking, terrorism, airplane, passenger, terrorist, daring rescue, deadly, danger, government agency, confined, crimes, heroic mission ...
Time: 21st century, september 11 2001, year 2001, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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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, realistic, serious
Plot: romance, love and romance, bollywood, unspoken love, love triangle, misunderstanding, village, unrequited love, star crossed lovers, death of friend, burning a photograph, ballet ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 2001, 2000s, year 2002 ...
Place: india, asia, europe, edinburgh scotland, switzerland ...
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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, bleak, serious, suspense, gloomy ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, crime, crimes, law enforcement, femme fatale, deadly, brother brother relationship, husband wife relationship, police detective, violence, murder ...
Time: year 2004, 21st century, contemporary, year 1999, 2000s ...
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: based on true events, emotional, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, firefighter, twin towers, heroes, survival, terrorist, rescue, trapped, marine, world trade center manhattan new york city, war on terror, danger ...
Time: september 11 2001, 21st century, year 2001, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, pentagon, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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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, enigmatic, captivating, melancholic, contemplative ...
Plot: investigation, mysterious death, amateur detective, artists and showbiz, writer's life, crimes, obsessive quest, suicide, small town, psychiatrist, blonde, car accident ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 1990, year 2009 ...
Place: france, europe
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 3.8
 113
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, captivating, tense, exciting, psychological
Plot: terrorism, conspiracy, rescue, terrorist, undercover agent, murder, politics, spy, interrogation, escape, betrayal, mi6 ...
Time: 21st century, september 11 2001, year 2011, year 2001
Place: usa
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 7.3
 437K
American Sniper (2014)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, 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: tense, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, sniper, iraq war, soldier, battles, navy seal, military, military life, american soldier, courage, military training, u.s. marine ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2001, september 11 2001, year 1998 ...
Place: iraq, usa, middle east, california, texas
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 7.7
 570K
Argo (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
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: suspenseful, tense, captivating, clever, factual ...
Plot: cia, rescue mission, hostage, behind enemy lines, danger, secret agents, american abroad, daring rescue, hollywood, race against time, escapades, hidden identity ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1981, year 1980 ...
Place: middle east, langley virginia, iran, usa, los angeles ...
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 7.5
 98K
United 93 (2006)
Genre: Action, 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: tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: terrorism, hijacking, airplane, 9/11, terrorist, tragic event, death, self sacrifice, war on terror, al qaeda, passenger, peril ...
Time: 21st century, september 11 2001, contemporary, year 2001, 2000s
Place: boston, new york, virginia, cleveland ohio, usa ...
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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: contemplative, humorous, clever, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: ship, cruise, greek, family relations, love and romance, legends and myths, introspection, couple relations, self discovery, couples, parents and children, cruise ship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, middle ages, year 2001
Place: israel, middle east, ottoman empire, jerusalem, istanbul turkey ...
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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, serious, psychological, meditative, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, music, alienation, mind game, social misfits, youth, teenage life, coming of age, friendship, school, internet, pimp ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, year 1999, year 2001, year 2000
Place: japan, asia, okinawa, tokyo, okinawa japan
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 7.1
 138K
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, teens
Plot: suicide, romance, death in the family, young love, 9/11, family drama, loss of parent, family relations, loss of loved one, relationships, parents and children, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2001, 2000s, september 11 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: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, stylized ...
Plot: slavery, wormhole, space travel, astronaut, time travel, future dystopia, space station, adventure, alternate reality, survival, danger, parallel world ...
Time: future, 2000s, year 2001, 2020s
Place: washington d.c.
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 6.4
 23K
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: thought provoking, psychological, tense, suspenseful, intense ...
Plot: drone, moral dilemma, military, suspicion, war, family relations, family problems, family life, taliban, terrorism, murder, soldier ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2001, year 2010
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas, afghanistan, middle east ...
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 6.8
 47K
Fair Game (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Wife and mother Valerie Plame (Naomi Watts) has a double life as a CIA operative, hiding her vocation from family and friends. Her husband, Joseph Wilson (Sean Penn), writes a controversial article in The New York Times, refuting stories about the ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, suspenseful, factual ...
Plot: cia, newspaper, political conspiracy, secret agents, crumbling marriage, state affairs, fighting the system, price of justice, relationship vs career, journalism, uncover truth, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1992, year 2001, 2000s ...
Place: usa, iraq, washington d.c., africa, u.s. capitol building ...
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Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A year after his father's death, Oskar, a troubled young boy, discovers a mysterious key he believes was left for him by his father and embarks on a scavenger hunt to find the matching lock.
Style: sentimental, touching, uplifting, emotional, heartbreaking ...
Audience: kids
Plot: orphan, asperger's syndrome, 9/11, autism, childhood, grief, search, family relations, loss of spouse, funeral, quest, death of father ...
Time: september 11 2001, 21st century, contemporary, year 2001, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.0
 57K
Breach (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Eric O'Neill, a computer specialist who wants to be made an agent is assigned to clerk for Robert Hanssen, a senior agent with 25 years in the FBI, and to write down everything Hanssen does. O'Neill's told it's an investigation ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, intense, serious ...
Plot: espionage, spy, double agent, fbi, surveillance, investigation, undercover, betrayal, manipulation, working undercover, special agents, suspicion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2001
Place: washington d.c., usa, ussr, moscow russia
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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: philosophical, futuristic, mind bending, atmospheric, cerebral ...
Plot: space travel, space station, spacecraft, outer space, evolution, astronaut, adventure, moon, spacewalk, scientist, super computer, artificial intelligence ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, prehistory, year 2001 ...
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 5.9
 94K
Jobs (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Switzerland
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The story of Steve Jobs' ascension from college dropout into one of the most revered creative entrepreneurs of the 20th century.
Style: serious, realistic, factual, inspirational, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: rise to the top, prodigy, entrepreneur, inventions and discoveries, creativity, business, computers and web, workplace situations, perfectionist, lifestyle, inventor, programmer ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: usa, india, california, new jersey
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 6.7
 427
12 Winter (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Based on one of the most spectacular series of bank robberies in Germany, Zwölf Winter tells the story of Klaus and Mike, two criminals who became friends in prison. When they happen to meet each other again after they have been released they begin ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: heist, crimes, law enforcement, snitch, police investigation, manhunt, police officer, friends, criminal heroes, partners, crime, watching pornography ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 2002, year 2000, year 2001 ...
Place: europe, germany
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 6.1
 2K
The Appeared (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: Sweden, Argentina, Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: One night Malena and Pablo, a sister and brother traveling together in Argentina, discover a diary that details crimes committed twenty years ago.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, kidnapping, ghost, supernatural ability, politics, on the road, woman in danger, haunted by the past, crimes, serial killer, supernatural, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2001
Place: argentina, barcelona spain, barcelona, buenos aires argentina
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 6.2
 2K
Beloved (2011)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: France, UK, Czech Republic
Duration: 133 min.
Story: From Paris in the 1960s to London in the first decade of the third millennium, Madeleine and her daughter Véra flit from one amorous adventure to the next, living for the moment and taking all the opportunities that life offers. But not every love ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, captivating, disturbing, humorous ...
Plot: love affair, impossible love, father daughter reunion, love and romance, unfulfillment, family relations, unfulfilled love, parents and children, love triangle, tragic love, ex husband ex wife relationship, aids ...
Time: 60s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary ...
Place: prague, paris france, europe, france, london ...
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 5.7
 69K
Oldboy (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An everyday man has only three and a half days and limited resources to discover why he was imprisoned in a nondescript room for 20 years without any explanation.
Style: twist ending, twists and turns, disturbing, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night, teens
Plot: incest, father daughter incest, solitary, older man younger woman relationship, vengeance, strong sexual content, psychological torture, neo noir, one man army, race against time, escape attempt, imprisonment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 2010s, 90s ...
Place: usa, new york
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The Widows of Thursdays (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The closed community of "Altos de la Cascada", a private neighborhood of high-priced houses, is moved by the discovery of three corpses that appear floating in a pool and rushes to frame it as an accident. It is the starting point so that ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: murder, lifestyle, deadly, cunnilingus, widow, marriage, swimming pool, tennis, economic crisis, investigation, mystery, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2001, 2000s
Place: argentina, latin america
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