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, intense, suspense, interesting and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with death, murder, husband wife relationship, storytelling, betrayal, violence, dialogue, catastrophe, mentor and flashback plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
year 2001
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year 2001 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 2001: 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), Nobody Else But You (2011), Lord of War (2005), Ash Is Purest White (2018), Conviction (2010), Flight 93 (2006), Paterno (2018), 12 Strong (2018), Mausam (2011), Black Coal, Thin Ice (2014).

List of year 2001 movies

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 ...
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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, realistic, sentimental
Plot: cheese, fake suicide, investigation, small town, inheritance, amateur detective, writer's life, artists and showbiz, obsessive quest, crimes, hypnosis, mysterious death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1990, year 2005, year 2001 ...
Place: france, europe
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 7.6
 276K
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, 2000s, year 2001 ...
Place: bolivia, europe, africa, beirut lebanon, latin america
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Ash Is Purest White (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, France, Japan
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Set in China's underworld, this tale of love and betrayal follows a dancer who fired a gun to protect her mobster boyfriend during a fight. On release from prison 5 years later, she sets out to find him.
Plot: counterfeit money, gun shooting, video surveillance, man in a wheelchair, horse, cigarette smoking, money, dancing, debt, train station, bank note, motorcycle ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s, year 2001
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 7.2
 39K
Conviction (2010)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Betty Anne Waters' older brother Kenny is arrested for murder and sentenced to life in 1983, Betty Anne, a Massachusetts wife and mother of two, dedicates her life to overturning the murder conviction. Convinced that her brother is ...
Style: emotional, touching, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: false accusation, murder, prison, injustice, fighting the system, convict, lawyer, legal action, christmas, money, investigation, testimony ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: massachusetts, usa, boston
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 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: wife, newspaper, gay slur, reporter, journalist, expose, witness, child molester, newsroom, child molestation, media frenzy, sex scandal ...
Time: year 2001, year 2011
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 6.6
 47K
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, suspenseful, exciting, rough, touching ...
Plot: cia, cia agent, heroism, destruction, machismo, behind enemy lines, september 11 2001, heroes, brutality, battle, military, soldier ...
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, 2000s, year 2001, year 2008
Place: new york, usa, zurich switzerland, manhattan new york city, tower bridge london ...
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 4.8
 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, poetry, fighter pilot, punjab, star crossed lovers, mud, arm wrestling, unspoken love, misunderstanding, car trouble ...
Time: 1990s, year 2001, year 2002, 2000s
Place: asia, europe, india, scotland, edinburgh 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, crime, law enforcement, femme fatale, deadly, ice rink, laundry, shot in the stomach, shot to death, cut arm ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2004, 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: emotional, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: september 11 2001, survival, terrorism, rescue, trapped, marine, war on terror, daring rescue, race against time, firemen, terror, courage ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, year 2001
Place: new york, usa, pentagon, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
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 3.5
 109
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: rock music, kidnapping, machine gun, explosion, torture, brunette, blonde, interrogation, hand to hand combat, beach, tied to a chair, fistfight ...
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: racism, indian lead, grief, waitress, widow, cell phone, hospital, blindfold, mistaken identity, photograph, gift, beating ...
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, analyst, terrorist, undercover, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2003, year 2001, 2000s ...
Place: russia, manhattan new york city, moscow russia, 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: forbidden love, ethnic conflict, murder, sex, lake, spider, underwater scene, summer, community, techno music, post war, ethnic hatred ...
Time: year 2001, year 1991, year 2011
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 7.7
 154
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: boy, father son relationship, friend, interview, little girl, school, father daughter relationship, struggle, school play, misogyny, empathy, supreme court ...
Time: 1990s, year 2001, 2000s, year 1991, 20th century ...
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: conspiracy, journalism, investigation, catholicism, child abuse, pedophilia, catholic church, sex scandal, lawyer, twists & turns, moral ambiguity, investigative journalism ...
Time: year 2002, year 1976, year 2001
Place: boston, florida
Is relevant ?
 4.7
 59K
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, absurdism, absurd humor, gas mask, scheme, secret mission ...
Time: 2000s, year 2001
Place: italy, rome 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: serious, thought provoking, disturbing, realistic, 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, crime, obsession, crimes, danger, deadly, law enforcement, uncover truth, riddles and clues, cigarette smoking ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1995, year 2001, 1990s ...
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, talky, entertaining, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: christmas, friendship, christmas party, christmas eve, buddies, reunion, childhood friends, male friendship, twists & turns, friends, best friends, marijuana ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2008, year 2001
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 397K
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: realistic, tense, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, sniper, military, war, navy seal, military life, battles, danger, heroes, battle zone, night vision binoculars, iraq war ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1998, year 2001
Place: iraq, middle east, california, usa, texas
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 7.7
 530K
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 1981 ...
Place: usa, iran, langley virginia, middle east, washington d.c. ...
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 7.6
 92K
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, september 11 2001, 9/11, passenger, crimes, stabbing, self sacrifice, tragic event, death, untimely death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2001, 2000s
Place: virginia, new jersey, manhattan new york city, usa, cleveland ohio ...
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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, psychological, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: ship, cruise, greek, on the road, parents and children, couples, introspection, self discovery, couple relations, legends and myths, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, middle ages, year 2001
Place: ottoman empire, istanbul turkey, africa, athens greece, greece ...
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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
 128K
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, relationships, father daughter relationship, dealing with death ...
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, 2020s, year 2001
Place: washington d.c.
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 6.4
 21K
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, serious, thought provoking, psychological, tense ...
Plot: moral dilemma, drone, military, war, air force base, suspicion, pilot, suburbs, soldier, family life, family problems, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2010, year 2001
Place: nevada, usa, afghanistan, middle east, las vegas ...
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