Top Movies of 2000


The top movies of 2000 list is calculated by community movie ratings and members' "Top Movies List". Lists are updated daily.

1. Gladiator

Year of Release: 2000
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Adventure/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Ridley Scott
Actors: Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Oliver Reed, Djimon Hounsou, Richard Harris
Plot: Maximus, a general and friend of Caesar, is sold as a slave by the new emperor to protect his thrown from Maximus who is the chosen heir. He fights as a gladiator to slowly wait for his revenge.

2. Requiem for a Dream

Year of Release: 2000
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Darren Aronofsky
Actors: Jared Leto, Ellen Burstyn, Jennifer Connelly, Marlon Wayans, Christopher McDonald, Louise Lasser
Plot: Four normal people are addicted to drugs in different ways. When it comes down to it, they struggle to survive after their once great high.

3. Snatch

Year of Release: 2000
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Crime/Comedy
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Guy Ritchie
Actors: Jason Statham, Brad Pitt, Stephen Graham, Dennis Farina, Benicio Del Toro, Lennie James
Plot: A slew of thieves posing as other professions try to track down a huge, priceless stolen diamond while putting to naive men in the middle.

4. Almost Famous

Year of Release: 2000
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Cameron Crowe
Actors: Kate Hudson, Patrick Fugit, Billy Crudup, Frances McDormand, Jason Lee, Zooey Deschanel
Plot: A 15-Year old is given the chance of the lifetime when Rolling Stone hires him to accompany an up-and-coming band, Stillwater, on their tour. What follows is a lesson on life, love and rock n roll.

5. In the Mood for Love ( Fa yeung nin wa )

Year of Release: 2000
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: Cantonese
Genre: Romance/Drama
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Kar Wai Wong
Actors: Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Maggie Cheung, Rebecca Pan, Zhi-gong Chen, Ping Lam Siu, Man-Lei Chan
Plot: In Hong Kong, two neighbors find themselves with a mutual when when each suspects their significant other of conducting an extramarital affair.

6. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon ( Wo hu cang long )

Year of Release: 2000
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: Mandarin
Genre: Action/Adventure
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Ang Lee
Actors: Yun-Fat Chow, Michelle Yeoh, Ziyi Zhang, Pei-pei Cheng, Chen Chang, Sihung Lung
Plot: A noble's daughter is wanting to break away from her family way when she decides to reek havoc in a Chinese town with suspecting skill.

7. Remember the Titans

Year of Release: 2000
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Sport
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Boaz Yakin
Actors: Denzel Washington, Will Patton, Wood Harris, Ryan Hurst, Donald Faison, Ethan Suplee
Plot: Two suburban Virginia high schools are integrated, and the new African American puts his job on the line to bring the team together.

8. American Psycho

Year of Release: 2000
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Thriller/Comedy
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Mary Harron
Actors: Christian Bale, Josh Lucas, Willem Dafoe, Justin Theroux, Reese Witherspoon, Chlo? Sevigny
Plot: An eccentric, wealthy, NY business man finds he can't control himself. An extremely 80's view on economics, music and culture.

9. Cast Away

Year of Release: 2000
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Adventure
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Actors: Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt, Steve Monroe, Chris Noth, Wendy Worthington, Christopher Kriesa
Plot: A man who is flying over an ocean has plane troubles as he crash lands on a deserted island. He struggles to survive.

10. X-Men

Year of Release: 2000
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Sci-Fi
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Bryan Singer
Actors: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Halle Berry, James Marsden, Famke Janssen
Plot: The war between mutants and humans heats up. The fate of all humans rests in the hands of a one group who stands up for the rights of all.

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