Best Movies of 2000

This page is updated regularly. Subscribe, so you don't miss new recommendations. The list of "Best Movies of 2000" contains films with the following parameters. Style: interesting, clever, suspense, intense, weird and realistic. Plot: mentor, dialogue, storytelling, chase, redemption, catastrophe, vengeance, destiny, runaway and culture clash. Genre: Drama, Comedy and Adventure. Country: USA, UK and Germany.
Best Movies of 2000
Best Movies of 2000
TOP Movies: Erin Brockovich (2000), Gladiator (2000), Memento (2000), Almost Famous (2000), Requiem for a Dream (2000), Traffic (2000), Cast Away (2000), The Emperor's New Groove (2000), Snatch (2000), Remember the Titans (2000), American Psycho (2000), Unbreakable (2000), Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000), Billy Elliot (2000), Final Destination (2000), How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000), Scary Movie (2000), Meet the Parents (2000), Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000), X-Men (2000).
TV Shows

List of Best Movies

Erin Brockovich (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A twice-divorced mother of three who sees an injustice, takes on the bad guy and wins -- with a little help from her push-up bra. Erin goes to work for an attorney and comes across medical records describing illnesses clustered in one nearby town. ...
Style: inspirational, factual, uplifting, touching, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: lawyer, environmental, contamination, court, single mother, justice, against the odds, corporate crime, investigation, small town, environmental issue, contaminated water ...
Time: year 1993, 90s, 20th century
Place: california, new jersey, los angeles, usa
Is relevant ?
Gladiator (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK, Malta, Morocco
Duration: 155 min.
Story: In the year 180, the death of emperor Marcus Aurelius throws the Roman Empire into chaos. Maximus is one of the Roman army's most capable and trusted generals and a key advisor to the emperor. As Marcus' devious son Commodus ascends to ...
Style: epic, captivating, breathtaking, exciting, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: revenge, ancient rome, roman empire, vengeance, ancient history, gladiator, sword fight, courage, warrior, slavery, freedom, pride and honor ...
Time: 50s, middle ages
Place: rome italy, ancient greece, north africa, italy, germany ...
Is relevant ?
Memento (2000)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Suffering short-term memory loss after a head injury, Leonard Shelby embarks on a grim quest to find the lowlife who murdered his wife in this gritty, complex thriller that packs more knots than a hangman's noose. To carry out his plan, Shelby ...
Style: psychological, twist ending, surprise ending, neo noir, confusing ...
Plot: memory loss, amnesia, mystery, murder, revenge, memory, paranoia, vengeance, uncover truth, haunted by the past, psychology, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
Is relevant ?
Almost Famous (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In 1973, 15-year-old William Miller's unabashed love of music and aspiration to become a rock journalist lands him an assignment from Rolling Stone magazine to interview and tour with the up-and-coming band Stillwater – fronted by lead guitar ...
Style: road movie, feel good, realistic, sentimental, semi autobiographical ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, journalism, on the road, music, rock and roll, rock, drugs, musician, musician's life, rock music, rock band, teenager ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, cleveland ohio, san diego california, phoenix arizona ...
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
suspense movies
humorous movies
funny movies
Requiem for a Dream (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The hopes and dreams of four ambitious people are shattered when their drug addictions begin spiraling out of control. A look into addiction and how it overcomes the mind and body.
Style: psychological, disturbing, emotional, bleak, depressing ...
Plot: addiction, heroin, drug addiction, drug abuse, hallucination, insanity, drugs, junkie, life is a bitch, drug addict, downfall, degradation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city
Is relevant ?
Traffic (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 147 min.
Story: An exploration of the United States of America's war on drugs from multiple perspectives. For the new head of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, the war becomes personal when he discovers his well-educated daughter is abusing cocaine ...
Style: bleak, suspense, realistic, political, tense ...
Plot: drug lord, drug cartel, drug addiction, organized crime, addiction, drug dealer, war on drugs, drug abuse, drug traffic, drugs, gangsters, corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: mexico, latin america, california, texas, maryland ...
Is relevant ?
Cast Away (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Chuck, a top international manager for FedEx, and Kelly, a Ph.D. student, are in love and heading towards marriage. Then Chuck's plane to Malaysia ditches at sea during a terrible storm. He's the only survivor, and he washes up on a tiny ...
Style: captivating, suspense, serious, psychological, emotional ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: survival, loneliness, isolation, adventure, stranded on an island, island, desert island, solitude, air disaster, human spirit, courage, determination ...
Time: 2000s, 20th century, 90s
Place: russia, moscow russia
Is relevant ?
The Emperor's New Groove (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Kuzco is a self-centered emperor who summons Pacha from a village and to tell him that his home will be destroyed to make room for Kuzco's new summer home. Kuzco's advisor, Yzma, tries to poison Kuzco and accidentally turns him into a ...
Style: feel good, entertaining, fairy tale, witty, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: disney, talking animals, emperor, adventure, family, transformation, change of heart, human becoming an animal, friendship, breaking the fourth wall, partners, escapades ...
Time: 15th century
Place: peru, south america, latin america
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
feel good movies
vengeance movies
adventure movies
Snatch (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The second film from British director Guy Ritchie. Snatch tells an obscure story similar to his first fast-paced crazy character-colliding filled film “Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels.” There are two overlapping stories here – one is the ...
Style: humorous, witty, entertaining, funny, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crimes, gambling, criminal heroes, cons and scams, sarcasm, master criminal, crime gone awry, disorder, gangsters, boxing, bookies ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: england, london, belgium, antwerp, europe
Is relevant ?
Remember the Titans (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After leading his football team to 15 winning seasons, coach Bill Yoast is demoted and replaced by Herman Boone – tough, opinionated and as different from the beloved Yoast as he could be. The two men learn to overcome their differences and turn a ...
Style: inspirational, emotional, touching, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: teens, kids, chick flick, family outing, girls' night ...
Plot: racism, american football, african american, sport, racial tension, high school, football, racial prejudice, prejudice, school, friendship, coach ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: virginia, usa, california, new jersey, southern usa
Is relevant ?
American Psycho (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he escalates deeper into his illogical, gratuitous fantasies.
Style: psychological, surreal, brutal, macabre, twist ending ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, insanity, dark humor, satire, sociopath, materialism, yuppie, psycho, killings, hidden identity, violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, yale university, usa, brooklyn new york city ...
Is relevant ?
Unbreakable (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An ordinary man makes an extraordinary discovery when a train accident leaves his fellow passengers dead – and him unscathed. The answer to this mystery could lie with the mysterious Elijah Price, a man who suffers from a disease that renders his ...
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, twists and turns, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, invulnerability, train crash, self discovery, supernatural ability, father son relationship, villain, a vision, mystery, supernatural power, good versus evil, conflict ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 60s, 2000s
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
Is relevant ?
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong, USA, China
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two warriors in pursuit of a stolen sword and a notorious fugitive are led to an impetuous, physically-skilled, teenage nobleman's daughter, who is at a crossroads in her life.
Style: atmospheric, epic, stylized, scenic, lyrical ...
Plot: martial arts, sword fight, master warrior, female martial artist, warrior, kung fu, fight, martial artist, tough girl, female warrior, romance, qing dynasty ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 17th century
Place: china, tokyo, hong kong, asia, beijing china
Is relevant ?
Billy Elliot (2000)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set against the background of the 1984 Miner's Strike, Billy Elliot is an 11 year old boy who stumbles out of the boxing ring and onto the ballet floor. He faces many trials and triumphs as he strives to conquer his family's set ways, ...
Style: uplifting, inspirational, feel good, emotional, touching ...
Audience: date night, family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, ballet, gay, father son relationship, boxing, dancing, follow your dream, audition, working class, hopes, childhood, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1984, 90s
Place: england, northern england, london, europe
Is relevant ?
Final Destination (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a teenager has a terrifying vision of him and his friends dying in a plane crash, he prevents the accident only to have Death hunt them down, one by one.
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, tense, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, death, characters killed one by one, life & death, destiny, survival, teenager, air disaster, race against time, disaster, group of friends, youth ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, paris france
Is relevant ?
How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Inside a snowflake exists the magical land of Whoville. In Whoville, live the Whos, an almost mutated sort of Munchkin-like people. All the Whos love Christmas, yet just outside of their beloved Whoville lives the Grinch. The Grinch is a nasty ...
Style: fairy tale, funny, feel good, light, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, imaginary kingdom, santa claus, holiday, family, villain turns good, redemption, magic, surrealism, silly humor, dog, farce ...
Time: 2000s
Is relevant ?
Scary Movie (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Following on the heels of popular teen-scream horror movies, with uproarious comedy and biting satire. Marlon and Shawn Wayans, Shannon Elizabeth and Carmen Electra pitch in to skewer some of Hollywood's biggest blockbusters, including Scream, ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, slasher, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: youth, stupidity, satire, absurd humor, sarcasm, teenage life, high school, adolescence, media satire, serial killer, graphic violence, teenager ...
Time: 2000s, 90s, 20th century
Is relevant ?
Meet the Parents (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Greg Focker is ready to marry his girlfriend, Pam, but before he pops the question, he must win over her formidable father, humorless former CIA agent Jack Byrnes, at the wedding of Pam's sister. As Greg bends over backward to make a good ...
Style: humorous, ridiculous, funny, entertaining, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: wedding, meet the parents, family gatherings, parents and children, family disapproval, marriage, comedy of errors, jewish, dysfunctional family, sarcasm, parenthood, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
captivating movies
touching movies
intense movies
Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Upon learning that he has to come out of retirement to steal 50 cars in one night to save his brother Kip's life, former car thief Randall "Memphis" Raines enlists help from a few "boost happy" pals to accomplish a seemingly ...
Style: suspense, exciting, intense, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: heist, car chase, car, chase, car thief, master criminal, race against time, thief, blackmail, caper, organized crime, theft ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
Is relevant ?
X-Men (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two mutants, Rogue and Wolverine, come to a private academy for their kind whose resident superhero team, the X-Men, must oppose a terrorist organization with similar powers.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: superhero, mutant, heroes, adventure, good versus evil, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, supernatural, rescue, heroic mission, genetically altered, immortality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, near future, 1940s ...
Place: usa, mississippi, poland, manhattan new york city, new york ...
Is relevant ?
The Patriot (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 165 min.
Story: After proving himself on the field of battle in the French and Indian War, Benjamin Martin wants nothing more to do with such things, preferring the simple life of a farmer. But when his son Gabriel enlists in the army to defend their new nation, ...
Style: uplifting, epic, factual, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: war, american revolution, revolution, vengeance, battles, human spirit, rebellion, freedom, heroic mission, military, soldier, lone hero ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1770s, 1780s
Place: south carolina, southern usa, england, scotland, virginia ...
Is relevant ?
Me, Myself & Irene (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Rhode Island State Trooper Charlie Baileygates has a multiple personality disorder. One personality is crazy and aggressive, while the other is more friendly and laid back. Both of these personalities fall in love with the same woman named Irene ...
Style: humorous, funny, ridiculous, not serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: split personality, gross out humor, mental illness, breast feeding, stupidity, schizophrenia, alter ego, farce, sarcasm, chase, nothing goes right, on the run ...
Time: 90s, year 1982, 2000s, 20th century, 80s
Place: rhode island, usa, new york
Is relevant ?
Chicken Run (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Having been hopelessly repressed and facing eventual certain death at the British chicken farm where they are held, Rocky the american rooster and Ginger the chicken decide to rebel against the evil Mr. and Mrs. Tweedy, the farm's owners. Rocky ...
Style: light, witty, humorous, funny, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: escape, chicken, freedom, bird, escape attempt, adventure, talking animals, animal protagonist, farm, family, prison, chicken farm ...
Time: post world war two, 20th century, 50s
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, northern england, united kingdom
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
dialogue movies
chase movies
weird movies
realistic movies
Pitch Black (2000)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When their ship crash-lands on a remote planet, the marooned passengers soon learn that escaped convict Riddick isn't the only thing they have to fear. Deadly creatures lurk in the shadows, waiting to attack in the dark, and the planet is ...
Style: futuristic, suspense, tense, suspenseful, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, survival, outer space, deadly creature, space travel, dark hero, mysterious planet, escape, creature, alien life-form, one man army, alien ...
Time: future
Is relevant ?
Miss Congeniality (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When the local FBI office receives a letter from a terrorist known only as 'The Citizen', it's quickly determined that he's planning his next act at the Miss America beauty pageant. Because tough-as-nails Gracie Hart is the only ...
Style: feel good, funny, entertaining, humorous, light ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: undercover agent, beauty pageant, fbi agent, female agent, working undercover, crimes, personality change, special agents, tough girl, tomboy, fish out of water, strong female lead ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 2000, 2000s, 90s ...
Place: hawaii, austin texas, usa, texas, new jersey ...
Is relevant ?
O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Music
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the deep south during the 1930s, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them. On their journey they come across many comical characters and incredible situations. Based upon Homer's ...
Style: road movie, funny, entertaining, melancholic, humorous ...
Plot: adventure, prison escape, runaway, treasure hunt, small town, creativity, obsessive quest, country music, music, greek mythology, on the run, satire ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1937
Place: mississippi, ancient greece, southern usa, usa
Is relevant ?
Best in Show (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The tension is palpable, the excitement is mounting and the heady scent of competition is in the air as hundreds of eager contestants from across America prepare to take part in what is undoubtedly one of the greatest events of their lives -- the ...
Style: funny, absurd, parody, humorous, cynical ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: dog, poodle, lesbian, obsession, terrier, gay couple, homosexual, gay, satire, eccentricity, ambition, pets ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, illinois, florida, pennsylvania, usa ...
Is relevant ?
You Can Count on Me (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A single mother's life is thrown into turmoil after her struggling, rarely-seen younger brother returns to town.
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, humorous, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: single mother, brother sister relationship, workplace, character study, introspection, love and romance, drifter, free spirited, family secret, parents and children, hopes, bank ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york state, new york
Is relevant ?
Frequency (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When a rare phenomenon gives police officer John Sullivan the chance to speak to his father, 30 years in the past, he takes the opportunity to prevent his dad's tragic death. After his actions inadvertently give rise to a series of brutal ...
Style: psychological, suspense, serious, suspenseful, feel good ...
Audience: kids
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, radio, investigation, murder, rescue, altering history, father son relationship, serial killer, sent to the past, police detective, parallel universe ...
Time: future, year 1969, year 1999, 21st century, 90s ...
Place: new york, usa
Is relevant ?
What Women Want (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Advertising executive Nick Marshall is as cocky as they come, but what happens to a chauvinistic guy when he can suddenly hear what women are thinking? Nick gets passed over for a promotion, but after an accident enables him to hear women's ...
Style: romantic, feel good, clever, funny, light ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: womanizer, workplace romance, love and romance, women, telepathy, love story, fall in love, supernatural ability, battle of the sexes, initially antagonists, boss and employee, psychic ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
clever movies
destiny movies
emotional movies
stylized movies
family movies
teens movies
runaway movies
redemption movies
revenge movies
violence movies