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, suspenseful, intense and complex films and TV shows about / with violence, death, murder, betrayal, husband wife relationship, catastrophe, dialogue, mentor, friendship and brutality plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in USA, France, Italy and other countries.
year 2001
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year 2001 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 2001: Shaft (2019), A Private War (2018), Vox Lux (2018), Night School (2018), Flight 93 (2006), Paterno (2018), Black Coal, Thin Ice (2014), World Trade Center (2006), Nobody Else But You (2011), Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014).

List of year 2001 movies

 6.4
 42K
Shaft (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: JJ, aka John Shaft Jr., may be a cyber security expert with a degree from MIT, but to uncover the truth behind his best friend’s untimely death, he needs an education only his dad can provide. Absent throughout JJ’s youth, the legendary ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, colourful, reboot ...
Plot: drug lord, death of friend, gunfight, father son relationship, investigation, fbi, grandfather, african american, revenge, sexual humor, martial arts, betrayal ...
Time: 2000s, 1990s, 2010s, year 1994, year 2012 ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city, harlem
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 6.7
 16K
A Private War (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: One of the most celebrated war correspondents of our time, Marie Colvin is an utterly fearless and rebellious spirit, driven to the frontlines of conflicts across the globe to give voice to the voiceless.
Style: tense, disturbing, based on true events, suspense, rough ...
Plot: war correspondent, journalist, al qaeda, eye patch, danger, life is a bitch, war, uncover truth, tamil, middle east conflict, dictator, reporter ...
Time: year 2012, year 2011, year 1991, year 2009, year 2003 ...
Place: syria, iraq, sri lanka, libya, afghanistan ...
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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: intellectual, exciting, funny, stylized, enigmatic
Plot: electricity, steampunk, scientist, talking cat, alternate reality, serum, female protagonist, animal experimentation, grandfather, cat, pursuit, search ...
Time: year 1941, 20th century, 19th century, year 2001, 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, rough, tense, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: police brutality, globalization, fighting the system, political unrest, rebelliousness, violence spree, violence, demonstration, police, political protest, bullying, humiliation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2001
Place: europe, italy
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 5.9
 15K
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: thought provoking, exciting, rough, inspirational, suspense
Audience: family outing
Plot: pop star, female singer, mother daughter relationship, symbol, illness, transformation, parents and children, hopes, family relations, friendship, family, greed ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 2000s, year 2000, year 1986 ...
Place: usa, europe, stockholm sweden, manhattan new york city, new york ...
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 5.6
 33K
Night School (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Teddy Walker is a successful salesman whose life takes an unexpected turn when he accidentally blows up his place of employment. Forced to attend night school to get his GED, Teddy soon finds himself dealing with a group of misfit students, his ...
Style: humorous, light, dark humor, satirical
Plot: african american, high school prom, dyslexia, marriage proposal, misfit, night school, car accident, baseball bat, boxing ring, prom, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, hardcase students ...
Time: year 2001
Place: atlanta georgia
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 6.3
 9K
Flight 93 (2006)
Genre: Action, History, Sci-Fi, 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, 9/11 ...
Time: 2000s, september 11 2001, 21st century, year 2001
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york
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 6.5
 6K
Paterno (2018)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, 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 ...
Style: suspense, based on true events, disturbing, sexploitation film, non-linear
Plot: pedophile, investigation, scandal, conspiracy, expose, evidence, teenager, husband wife relationship, media, regret, fired from the job, cover up ...
Time: year 2001, year 2011
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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, femme fatale, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, murder, violence, love interest, husband wife relationship, brother brother relationship ...
Time: year 2004, 21st century, contemporary, year 2001, 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, heroes, survival, terrorist, firefighter, world trade center manhattan new york city, rescue, marine, trapped, twin towers, war on terror, daring rescue ...
Time: september 11 2001, 21st century, year 2001, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, pentagon, manhattan new york city, empire state building 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, melancholic, enigmatic, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: investigation, amateur detective, writer's life, artists and showbiz, crimes, obsessive quest, suicide, mysterious death, small town, psychiatrist, blonde, car accident ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1999, 2010s, year 1990 ...
Place: france, europe
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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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, espionage, secret agents, terrorism, conspiracy, sniper, surveillance, political conspiracy, undercover, murder, race against time, wall street ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, september 11 2001, 2010s ...
Place: russia, london, manhattan new york city, big ben london, pennsylvania ...
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 7.1
 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.
Style: captivating, touching, sincere, disturbing, anthology
Plot: forbidden love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, ethnic conflict, community, military, mother daughter relationship, actress playing multiple roles, post war, summer, love and romance, multiple time frames, countryside ...
Time: year 2011, year 2001, year 1991
Place: balkan
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 7.2
 236
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: realistic, captivating, exciting, serious, based on true events
Plot: pedophile, investigative reporter, justice, friendship, interview, lawyer, trust, cover up, child abuse, child molestation, truth, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s, year 2001, year 1991, 20th century, 1990s ...
Place: australia
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 8.1
 407K
Spotlight (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
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, twists and turns, psychological, talky, tense ...
Plot: journalism, conspiracy, twists & turns, catholicism, investigation, pedophilia, child abuse, investigative journalism, catholic church, sex scandal, lawyer, newspaper ...
Time: year 2002, year 2001, year 1976, september 11 2001
Place: boston, florida
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 4.7
 64K
Zoolander 2 (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Mystery, Romance
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: funny, humorous, feel good, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: male model, model, fashion model, stupidity, absurdism, modeling, fashion, parody, fashion show, farce, popularity, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, year 2001
Place: italy, rome italy, new jersey
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 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: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, non-linear
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, riddles and clues, obsession, uncover truth, crime, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, danger, murder suspect ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 2001, year 1995, year 1991 ...
Place: france, paris france
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The Night Before (2015)
Genre: 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, talky, entertaining, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: christmas, friendship, christmas party, reunion, buddies, childhood friend, childhood friends, male friendship, friendship between men, christmas eve, twists & turns, marijuana ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2015, year 2008, year 2001
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.3
 430K
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, military, military life, navy seal, military training, courage, heroes, obsession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2001, year 2013, year 1998 ...
Place: iraq, middle east, california, usa, texas
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 7.7
 563K
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, hidden identity, escapades, government agency ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1979, year 1980 ...
Place: usa, middle east, langley virginia, iran, tehran iran ...
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 7.5
 97K
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, self sacrifice, death, war on terror, passenger, peril, determination ...
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: semi serious, realistic, talky, humorous, clever ...
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: ottoman empire, israel, jerusalem, istanbul turkey, cairo egypt ...
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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, teenage life, social misfits, mind game, youth, coming of age, friendship, school, internet, pimp ...
Time: 21st century, year 2001, year 2000, 2000s, year 1999
Place: japan, asia, okinawa, tokyo, okinawa japan
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 7.1
 136K
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, death in the family, romance, young love, relationships, 9/11, family drama, loss of parent, family relations, loss of loved one, 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, survival, danger, alternate reality, genetic engineering ...
Time: future, 2000s, year 2001, 2020s
Place: washington d.c.
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 6.4
 22K
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: nevada, usa, las vegas, afghanistan, middle east ...
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 7.6
 290K
Lord of War (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
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: clever, cynical, suspense, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corruption, arms dealer, smuggling, arms dealing, millionaire, human nature, criminal heroes, cold war, interpol, organized crime, crime, rags to riches ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, 2000s, year 1984 ...
Place: bolivia, europe, africa, new york, beirut lebanon ...
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 7.1
 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, psychological, sentimental, touching, sincere ...
Plot: drifter, self discovery, society, couple relations, haunted by the past, parents and children, family life, adoption, small town, family relations, aids, gay slur ...
Time: 60s, 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 2000s ...
Place: north carolina, usa, appalachia
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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: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: heist, crimes, law enforcement, snitch, police investigation, manhunt, police officer, friends, criminal heroes, partners, crime, target practice ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1994, year 1993, year 2001 ...
Place: europe, germany
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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: suspenseful, serious, suspense, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: murder, lifestyle, deadly, widow, marriage, cunnilingus, economic crisis, swimming pool, tennis, investigation, mystery, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2001
Place: argentina, latin america
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