Year 2003 movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant year 2003 movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful, intense, suspense and interesting films and TV shows about / with storytelling, dialogue, mentor, catastrophe, violence, death, vengeance, murder, brutality and danger plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
year 2003
 36
year 2003 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 2003: Zero Dark Thirty (2012), Boyhood (2014), Dawn of the Dead (2004), I, Tonya (2017), 127 Hours (2010), Oldboy (2003), The Masterpiece (2017), Lady Bird (2017), Phil Spector (2013), Reg (2016).

List of year 2003 movies

Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 157 min.
Story: A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L. Team 6 in May, 2011.
Style: suspenseful, tense, motivational, realistic, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, cia, military, terrorism, track down, assassination, navy, torture, navy seal, surveillance, espionage, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s, year 2011 ...
Place: pakistan, middle east, iraq, paris france, poland ...
Is relevant ?
 7.9
 307K
Boyhood (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: The film tells a story of a divorced couple trying to raise their young son. The story follows the boy for twelve years, from first grade at age 6 through 12th grade at age 17-18, and examines his relationship with his parents as he grows.
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, captivating, reflective ...
Audience: kids
Plot: coming of age, divorce, parenting, divorced parents, abusive husband, high school, boy, teenager, family, birthday, coming-of-age, childhood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s, year 2010 ...
Place: usa, texas, austin texas, houston texas
Is relevant ?
Dawn of the Dead (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Japan, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of surviving people take refuge in a shopping center after the world has been over taken over by aggressive, flesh-eating zombies. A remake of the 1978 zombie film of the same name.
Style: scary, rough, dark humor, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, survival, chaos and mayhem, siege, group of strangers, apocalypse, mass murder, gory, death, shopping mall, virus, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003, 2000s
Place: usa, wisconsin, midwest
Is relevant ?
 7.5
 121K
I, Tonya (2017)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Competitive ice skater Tonya Harding rises amongst the ranks at the U. S. Figure Skating Championships, but her future in the sport is thrown into doubt when her ex-husband intervenes.
Plot: mother daughter relationship, figure skating, abusive mother, rivalry, emotional abuse, overbearing mother, taunting, poverty, fondling, cafe, domestic violence, violence against a woman ...
Time: 1990s, year 1986, year 1994, year 1992, year 1991 ...
Place: portland oregon, minneapolis minnesota
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 313K
127 Hours (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The true story of mountain climber Aron Ralston's remarkable adventure to save himself after a fallen boulder crashes on his arm and traps him in an isolated canyon in Utah.
Style: suspense, uplifting, psychological, inspirational, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, isolation, trapped, desert, human spirit, adventure, courage, loneliness, extreme sport, climbing, peril, life & death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003, 2000s
Place: utah, usa, mcdonald's restaurant
Is relevant ?
 8.4
 435K
Oldboy (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: With no clue how he came to be imprisoned, drugged and tortured for 15 years, a desperate businessman seeks revenge on his captors.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, psychological, disturbing, twists and turns ...
Plot: incest, vengeance, loneliness, mind game, revenge, secret, confined, losing-it hero, sin, violence, strong sexual content, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003, 2000s, 20th century
Place: korea, asia, south korea, stockholm sweden, manhattan new york city ...
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 101K
The Masterpiece (2017)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An aspiring actor in Hollywood meets an enigmatic stranger by the name of Tommy Wiseau, the meeting leads the actor down a path nobody could have predicted; creating the worst movie ever made.
Style: based on true events, light, humorous, feel good, talky
Plot: ambition, hollywood, strange person, filmmaking, making of, aspiring actor, friendship between men, film within a film, bigger dreams, promise, nothing goes right, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 1990s, year 2003, 2000s, year 1998
Place: california, san francisco
Is relevant ?
 7.5
 158K
Lady Bird (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A California high school student plans to escape from her family and small town by going to college in New York.
Style: realistic, semi serious, romantic, thought provoking, ironic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mother daughter relationship, coming of age, first love, best friend, teenage girl, school, father daughter relationship, nickname, catholic school, loss of job, homosexual, prom ...
Time: 2000s, year 2002, year 2003
Place: california, usa
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 6K
Phil Spector (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A drama centered on the relationship between Phil Spector and defense attorney Linda Kenney Baden while the music business legend was on trial for the murder of Lana Clarkson.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, based on true events
Plot: courtroom, legal, courtroom drama, showbiz, artists and showbiz, lawyers and clients, gun in mouth, self inflicted gunshot wound, circumstantial evidence, 911, brazilian, publicity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1963, year 2003, year 1944 ...
Place: usa, california
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 247
Reg (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In June 2003, Reg Keys and his wife Sally return to their home in the Welsh countryside. As they switch on the TV to hear six military policemen have been murdered in Iraq, two men arrive bearing the terrible news that their son, Tom, was among them.
Plot: military funeral, political, grieving mother, u.s. congress, iraq war, bereavement, bullet wound, member of parliament, election campaign, political campaign, petition, noose ...
Time: year 2003, year 2005, 2000s
Place: england
Is relevant ?
The Last Face (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Miguel, a heroic Spanish doctor, puts himself in harm's way to deliver medical treatment to the victims of military uprisings in Africa.
Plot: doctor, civil war, female nudity, wounded, helicopter, intestines, night, shot in the head, suicide, childbirth, child suicide, caesarean birth ...
Time: year 1982, year 2003
Place: africa, paraguay
Is relevant ?
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 ...
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Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (2016)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In 2002, cable news producer Kim Barker decides to shake up her routine by taking a daring new assignment in Kabul, Afghanistan. Dislodged from her comfortable American lifestyle, Barker finds herself in the middle of an out-of-control war zone. ...
Style: surprise ending, ambiguous ending, dramatic, absurd, funny ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: journalist, drone, taliban, terrorism, rescue, soldier, kidnapping, war, journalism, military, culture clash, betrayal ...
Time: year 2003, year 2005, year 2004, year 2006, 2000s
Place: afghanistan, glasgow scotland, big ben london, iraq, middle east
Is relevant ?
The Cannibal in the Jungle (2015)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Philippines, UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An American scientist who was convicted of killing and cannibalizing two colleagues in the jungles of Flores, Indonesia in 1977. Branded "The American Cannibal" by the press during his trial, Dr. Timothy Darrow defended himself by ...
Plot: scientist, cannibal, anthropology, anthropologist, convict, ape, cannibalism
Time: year 2003, year 1977, 2000s
Is relevant ?
Godzilla Against MechaGodzilla (2002)
Genre: Action, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After the appearance of a new Gojira (Godzilla), the Japanese government builds a robotic Godzilla from the bones of the original monster that attacked Tokyo in 1954 to stop the beast.
Style: suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: giant monster, giant robot, creature feature, a.i., androids and robots, deadly creature, man versus machine, save the world, alien encounter, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry, heroic mission ...
Time: 1990s, year 2003, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s
Place: asia, tokyo, japan
Is relevant ?
 4.3
 958
Time Runners (2013)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Time is unraveling, paradoxes are everywhere, and strangers with terrifying technologies are on the hunt. A thrilling, original, ultra indie full-length sci-fi movie that is the story of Sally Biggs, an FBI agent who has the power to rewind time. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, tense, gloomy ...
Plot: precognition, superhuman powers, changing the past or future, fbi, mystery, dealing with death, danger, imaginary, good versus evil, special agents, race against time, obsession ...
Time: future, year 2003
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 181K
The Conjuring 2 (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Lorraine and Ed Warren travel to north London to help a single mother raising four children alone in a house plagued by malicious spirits.
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense, dark ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, danger, ghost, riddles and clues, single mother, demonic possession, paranormal investigation, demon, psychic, seance, family in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976, year 1977, year 2003
Place: england, london
Is relevant ?
 5.8
 14K
Detention (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: As a killer named Cinderhella stalks the student body at the high school in Grizzly Lake, a group of co-eds band together to survive while they're all serving detention.
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, cynical, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, slasher, time machine, cheerleader, murder, high school life, small town, imaginary, youth, alien encounter, social relations, goth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, year 2003, year 2008 ...
Is relevant ?
Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: It's been 10 years since John Connor saved Earth from Judgment Day, and he's now living under the radar, steering clear of using anything Skynet can trace. That is, until he encounters T-X, a robotic assassin ordered to finish what T-1000 ...
Style: exciting, serious, surprise ending, intense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, man versus machine, killer robot, manhunt, chase, artificial intelligence, terminator, technology gone awry, future dystopia, assassin, nuclear war, robot ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2003 ...
Place: usa, los angeles, california
Is relevant ?
The Social Network (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: On a fall night in 2003, Harvard undergrad and computer programming genius Mark Zuckerberg sits down at his computer and heatedly begins working on a new idea. In a fury of blogging and programming, what begins in his dorm room as a small site among ...
Style: clever, based on true events, realistic, serious, talky ...
Plot: computers and web, rise to the top, ambition, programmer, inventions and discoveries, social relations, ego clash, computer genius, creator, college, social network, hacker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003, 2000s
Place: usa, california, harvard university, massachusetts, new york
Is relevant ?
 6.5
 138K
The Punisher (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: When undercover FBI agent Frank Castle's wife and son are slaughtered, he becomes 'the Punisher' -- a ruthless vigilante willing to go to any length to avenge his family.
Style: serious, stylized, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, tough law enforcer, vengeance, funeral, tough heroes, superhero, crimes, heroes, tragic hero, torment, loss of child, rage ...
Time: year 2003
Place: puerto rico, virginia
Is relevant ?
The Matrix Reloaded (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Six months after the events depicted in The Matrix, Neo has proved to be a good omen for the free humans, as more and more humans are being freed from the matrix and brought to Zion, the one and only stronghold of the Resistance. Neo himself has ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, man versus machine, cyberpunk, technology gone awry, kung fu, martial arts, chosen one, rebel, computer virus, rave ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, 23rd century, year 2003 ...
Is relevant ?
Machine Gun Preacher (2011)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The true story of Sam Childers, a former drug-dealing biker who finds God and became a crusader for hundreds of Sudanese children who've been kidnapped and pressed into duty as soldiers.
Style: emotional, realistic, disturbing, serious, bleak ...
Plot: christianity, orphan, civil war, idealism, drugs/alcohol, kids in trouble, danger, life is a bitch, childhood, rescue, gunfight, wartime life ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, year 2003
Place: sudan, uganda, africa, pennsylvania, california
Is relevant ?
 5.9
 19K
Lucky You (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, Germany, Australia
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A professional poker player whose astounding luck at the table fails to translate into his lonesome love life attempts to win the World Series of Poker while simultaneously earning the affections of a beautiful Las Vegas singer.
Style: clever, realistic, serious, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: gambling, sport, poker, casino, addiction, bet, ego clash, romance, parents and children, estrangement, ambition, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003
Place: las vegas, usa, london
Is relevant ?
Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday (1993)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jason Voorhees, the living, breathing essence of evil, is back for one fierce, final fling! Tracked down and blown to bits by a special FBI task force, everyone now assumes that he's finally dead. But everybody assumes wrong. Jason has been ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, slasher, violence, supernatural, hockey mask, gory, knife murder, zombie, bounty hunter, camping ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s, year 2003
Place: ohio, new jersey
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 120K
Green Zone (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, France, Spain, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: During the U.S.-led occupation of Baghdad in 2003, Chief Warrant Officer Roy Miller and his team of Army inspectors were dispatched to find weapons of mass destruction believed to be stockpiled in the Iraqi desert. Rocketing from one booby-trapped ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, war, pow, cia, gulf war, military, patriotism, army, deception, weapon of mass destruction, uncover truth, political unrest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2003
Place: iraq, middle east, israel
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 42K
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, thought provoking, tense ...
Plot: cia, political conspiracy, newspaper, family in crisis, fighting the system, politician, secret service, journalism, dishonesty, state affairs, government agency, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1972, year 1985, year 2002 ...
Place: iraq, usa, africa, jordan, thailand ...
Is relevant ?
Counter Investigation (2007)
Genre: Crime, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A cop investigates whether the man convicted of murdering his daughter is really guilty.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, sexual abuse, investigation, crime, suburbs, police investigation, crimes, mystery, deadly, police detective, law enforcement, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003, 2000s
Place: france, europe
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 449K
Blood Diamond (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: An ex-mercenary turned smuggler. A Mende fisherman. Amid the explosive civil war overtaking 1999 Sierra Leone, these men join for two desperate missions: recovering a rare pink diamond of immense value and rescuing the fisherman's son ...
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, thought provoking, intense ...
Plot: mercenary, smuggling, treasure hunt, adventure, gem, journalism, greed, fisherman, journalist, rebel, obsessive quest, against humanity ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, year 2003
Place: africa, south africa, cape town south africa, zimbabwe, morocco ...
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 82K
Beginners (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young man is rocked by two announcements from his elderly father: that he has terminal cancer, and that he has a young male lover.
Style: touching, offbeat, realistic, sincere, clever ...
Plot: coming out, cancer, gay, father son relationship, terminal illness, secret, gay father, self discovery, artist, actress, dying, french ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1978, year 1955, year 1971 ...
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new york
Is relevant ?