Best movies of 2000

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1. American Psycho (2000)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

64 Metascore

A wealthy New York City investment banking executive, Patrick Bateman, hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he delves deeper into his violent, hedonistic fantasies.

Director: Mary Harron | Stars: Christian Bale, Justin Theroux, Josh Lucas, Bill Sage

Votes: 505,286 | Gross: $15.07M

Grade: A+

2. Battle Royale (2000)

Not Rated | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

81 Metascore

In the future, the Japanese government captures a class of ninth-grade students and forces them to kill each other under the revolutionary "Battle Royale" act.

Director: Kinji Fukasaku | Stars: Tatsuya Fujiwara, Aki Maeda, Tarô Yamamoto, Takeshi Kitano

Votes: 171,000

Grade:A+

3. Memento (2000)

R | 113 min | Mystery, Thriller

80 Metascore

A man with short-term memory loss attempts to track down his wife's murderer.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano, Mark Boone Junior

Votes: 1,143,019 | Gross: $25.54M

Grade: A+

4. Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker (2000 Video)

PG-13 | 76 min | Animation, Action, Crime

The Joker is back with a vengeance, and Gotham's newest Dark Knight needs answers as he stands alone to face Gotham's most infamous Clown Prince of Crime.

Director: Curt Geda | Stars: Will Friedle, Mark Hamill, Kevin Conroy, Angie Harmon

Votes: 24,424

Grade: A

5. Almost Famous (2000)

R | 122 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

90 Metascore

A high-school boy is given the chance to write a story for Rolling Stone Magazine about an up-and-coming rock band as he accompanies them on their concert tour.

Director: Cameron Crowe | Stars: Billy Crudup, Patrick Fugit, Kate Hudson, Frances McDormand

Votes: 256,837 | Gross: $32.53M

Grade: A

6. Unbreakable (2000)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

62 Metascore

A man learns something extraordinary about himself after a devastating accident.

Director: M. Night Shyamalan | Stars: Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Robin Wright, Spencer Treat Clark

Votes: 391,945 | Gross: $95.01M

Grade: A-

7. Amores Perros (2000)

R | 154 min | Drama, Thriller

83 Metascore

A horrific car accident connects three stories, each involving characters dealing with loss, regret, and life's harsh realities, all in the name of love.

Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu | Stars: Emilio Echevarría, Gael García Bernal, Goya Toledo, Álvaro Guerrero

Votes: 226,769 | Gross: $5.38M

Grade: A-

8. Chicken Run (2000)

G | 84 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

88 Metascore

When a cockerel apparently flies into a chicken farm, the chickens see him as an opportunity to escape their evil owners.

Directors: Peter Lord, Nick Park | Stars: Mel Gibson, Julia Sawalha, Phil Daniels, Lynn Ferguson

Votes: 179,204 | Gross: $106.83M

Grade: A-

9. The Emperor's New Groove (2000)

G | 78 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

70 Metascore

Emperor Kuzco is turned into a llama by his ex-administrator Yzma, and must now regain his throne with the help of Pacha, the gentle llama herder.

Director: Mark Dindal | Stars: David Spade, John Goodman, Eartha Kitt, Patrick Warburton

Votes: 184,160 | Gross: $89.30M

Grade: A-

10. High Fidelity (2000)

R | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

79 Metascore

Rob, a record store owner and compulsive list maker, recounts his top five breakups, including the one in progress.

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: John Cusack, Iben Hjejle, Todd Louiso, Jack Black

Votes: 170,642 | Gross: $27.28M

Grade: A-

11. X-Men (2000)

PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

64 Metascore

In a world where mutants (evolved super-powered humans) exist and are discriminated against, two groups form for an inevitable clash: the supremacist Brotherhood, and the pacifist X-Men.

Director: Bryan Singer | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, Famke Janssen

Votes: 577,635 | Gross: $157.30M

Grade: A-

12. Meet the Parents (2000)

PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Romance

73 Metascore

Male nurse Greg Focker meets his girlfriend's parents before proposing, but her suspicious father is every date's worst nightmare.

Director: Jay Roach | Stars: Ben Stiller, Robert De Niro, Teri Polo, Blythe Danner

Votes: 314,439 | Gross: $166.24M

Grade: B+

13. The Road to El Dorado (2000)

PG | 89 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

51 Metascore

Two swindlers get their hands on a map to the fabled city of gold, El Dorado.

Directors: Bibo Bergeron, Don Paul, Jeffrey Katzenberg | Stars: Kevin Kline, Kenneth Branagh, Rosie Perez, Armand Assante

Votes: 86,244 | Gross: $50.86M

Grade: B+

(very underrated)

14. Love & Basketball (2000)

PG-13 | 124 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

70 Metascore

Monica and Quincy love and play basketball together through many life challenges from childhood to adulthood.

Director: Gina Prince-Bythewood | Stars: Sanaa Lathan, Omar Epps, Glenndon Chatman, Jess Willard

Votes: 19,261 | Gross: $27.44M

Grade: B+

15. Shanghai Noon (2000)

PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

77 Metascore

A Chinese man travels to the Wild West to rescue a kidnapped Princess. After teaming up with a train robber, the unlikely duo takes on a Chinese traitor and his corrupt boss.

Director: Tom Dey | Stars: Jackie Chan, Owen Wilson, Lucy Liu, Brandon Merrill

Votes: 120,694 | Gross: $56.94M

Grade: B+

16. Boiler Room (2000)

R | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

63 Metascore

A college dropout, attempting to live up to his father's high standards, gets a job as a broker for a suburban investment firm which puts him on the fast track to success. But the job might not be as legitimate as it first appeared to be.

Director: Ben Younger | Stars: Giovanni Ribisi, Vin Diesel, Nia Long, Nicky Katt

Votes: 50,084 | Gross: $16.94M

Grade: B+

17. In the Mood for Love (2000)

PG | 98 min | Drama, Romance

85 Metascore

Two neighbors form a strong bond after both suspect extramarital activities of their spouses. However, they agree to keep their bond platonic so as not to commit similar wrongs.

Director: Kar-Wai Wong | Stars: Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Maggie Cheung, Ping Lam Siu, Tung Cho 'Joe' Cheung

Votes: 129,502 | Gross: $2.73M

Grade: B+

18. Frequency (2000)

PG-13 | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

67 Metascore

An accidental cross-time radio link connects father and son across 30 years. The son tries to save his father's life, but then must fix the consequences.

Director: Gregory Hoblit | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Jim Caviezel, Shawn Doyle, Elizabeth Mitchell

Votes: 102,513 | Gross: $45.01M

Grade: B+

19. My Dog Skip (2000)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

61 Metascore

A shy boy grows up in 1940s Mississippi with the help of his beloved dog, Skip.

Director: Jay Russell | Stars: Frankie Muniz, Kevin Bacon, Diane Lane, Luke Wilson

Votes: 19,505 | Gross: $34.10M

Grade: B

20. Rugrats in Paris (2000)

G | 78 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

62 Metascore

While in Paris, a group of young kids try to find one of their friends a new mom while stopping his dad from marrying a conniving businesswoman who doesn't love him and hates kids.

Directors: Stig Bergqvist, Paul Demeyer | Stars: Christine Cavanaugh, Elizabeth Daily, Cheryl Chase, Tara Strong

Votes: 11,456 | Gross: $76.51M

Grade: B

21. Pitch Black (2000)

R | 109 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

49 Metascore

A commercial transport ship and its crew are marooned on a planet full of bloodthirsty creatures that only come out to feast at night. But then, they learn that a month-long eclipse is about to occur.

Director: David Twohy | Stars: Radha Mitchell, Cole Hauser, Vin Diesel, Keith David

Votes: 227,253 | Gross: $39.24M

Grade:B

22. An Extremely Goofy Movie (2000 Video)

G | 79 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

Max goes to college, but to his embarassment his father loses his job and goes to his son's campus.

Director: Douglas McCarthy | Stars: Bill Farmer, Jason Marsden, Jeff Bennett, Jim Cummings

Votes: 10,487

Grade:B

23. Digimon: The Movie (2000)

PG | 82 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

20 Metascore

Throughout three different stories, Kari Kamiya and her friends take on explosive adventures involving digital creatures.

Directors: Bob Buchholz, Mamoru Hosoda, Jeff Nimoy, Shigeyasu Yamauchi | Stars: Lara Jill Miller, Joshua Seth, Bob Papenbrook, David Lodge

Votes: 6,994 | Gross: $9.63M

Grade:B

24. The Family Man (2000)

PG-13 | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

42 Metascore

A fast-lane investment broker, offered the opportunity to see how the other half lives, wakes up to find that his sports car and girlfriend have become a mini-van and wife.

Director: Brett Ratner | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Téa Leoni, Don Cheadle, Jeremy Piven

Votes: 104,884 | Gross: $75.79M

Grade: B-

25. Bring It On (2000)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

52 Metascore

A champion high school cheerleading squad discovers its previous captain stole all their best routines from an inner-city school and must scramble to compete at this year's championships.

Director: Peyton Reed | Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Eliza Dushku, Jesse Bradford, Gabrielle Union

Votes: 89,083 | Gross: $68.38M

Grade:B-

26. Remember the Titans (2000)

PG | 113 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

48 Metascore

The true story of a newly appointed African-American coach and his high school team on their first season as a racially integrated unit.

Director: Boaz Yakin | Stars: Denzel Washington, Will Patton, Wood Harris, Ryan Hurst

Votes: 200,667 | Gross: $115.65M

Grade:B-

27. Joseph: King of Dreams (2000 Video)

Unrated | 75 min | Animation, Adventure, Biography

A prophet who has the ability to interpret dreams is sold into slavery in Egypt, where people learn of his gifts.

Directors: Rob LaDuca, Robert C. Ramirez | Stars: Ben Affleck, Mark Hamill, Richard Herd, Maureen McGovern

Votes: 11,529

Grade:B-

28. Scary Movie (2000)

R | 88 min | Comedy

48 Metascore

A year after disposing of the body of a man they accidentally killed, a group of dumb teenagers are stalked by a bumbling serial killer.

Director: Keenen Ivory Wayans | Stars: Anna Faris, Jon Abrahams, Marlon Wayans, Carmen Electra

Votes: 235,300 | Gross: $157.02M

Grade:B-

29. Mission: Impossible II (2000)

PG-13 | 123 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

59 Metascore

IMF agent Ethan Hunt is sent to Sydney to find and destroy a genetically modified disease called "Chimera".

Director: John Woo | Stars: Tom Cruise, Dougray Scott, Thandiwe Newton, Ving Rhames

Votes: 318,795 | Gross: $215.41M

Grade: C+

30. Fantasia 2000 (1999)

G | 75 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

59 Metascore

An update of the original film with new interpretations of great works of classical music.

Directors: James Algar, Gaëtan Brizzi, Paul Brizzi, Hendel Butoy, Francis Glebas, Eric Goldberg, Don Hahn, Pixote Hunt | Stars: James Levine, Steve Martin, Itzhak Perlman, Quincy Jones

Votes: 35,736 | Gross: $60.66M

Grade: C+

31. Buzz Lightyear of Star Command: The Adventure Begins (2000 Video)

Not Rated | 70 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Buzz Lightyear must battle Emperor Zurg with the help of three hopefuls who insist on being his partners.

Director: Tad Stones | Stars: Tim Allen, Nicole Sullivan, Larry Miller, Stephen Furst

Votes: 4,293

Grade: C+

32. How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)

PG | 104 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

46 Metascore

On the outskirts of Whoville lives a green, revenge-seeking Grinch who plans to ruin Christmas for all of the citizens of the town.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Jim Carrey, Taylor Momsen, Kelley, Jeffrey Tambor

Votes: 218,068 | Gross: $260.04M

Grade: C-

33. Miss Congeniality (2000)

PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

43 Metascore

An F.B.I. Agent must go undercover in the Miss United States beauty pageant to prevent a group from bombing the event.

Director: Donald Petrie | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Michael Caine, Benjamin Bratt, Candice Bergen

Votes: 191,223 | Gross: $106.81M

Grade: C-

34. What Women Want (2000)

PG-13 | 127 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

47 Metascore

A cocky, chauvinistic advertising executive magically acquires the ability to hear what women are thinking.

Director: Nancy Meyers | Stars: Mel Gibson, Helen Hunt, Marisa Tomei, Alan Alda

Votes: 194,019 | Gross: $182.81M

Grade: 65

35. Big Momma's House (2000)

PG-13 | 99 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

33 Metascore

In order to protect a beautiful woman and her son from a robber, a male FBI agent disguises himself as a large grandmother.

Director: Raja Gosnell | Stars: Martin Lawrence, Nia Long, Paul Giamatti, Jascha Washington

Votes: 81,655 | Gross: $117.56M

Grade: 65

36. Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet the Wolfman (2000 Video)

G | 77 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

When Alvin discovers that his neighbor is a werewolf, he begins an exhilarating race against time before the full moon arrives. But the real terror will come when Theodore starts acting weird too.

Director: Kathi Castillo | Stars: Ross Bagdasarian Jr., Janice Karman, Maurice LaMarche, Miriam Flynn

Votes: 1,371

Grade: 65

37. The Little Vampire (2000)

PG | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

45 Metascore

A lonely American boy living in Scotland makes a new best friend, a fellow nine year-old who happens to be a vampire.

Director: Uli Edel | Stars: Jonathan Lipnicki, Rollo Weeks, Richard E. Grant, Jim Carter

Votes: 9,773 | Gross: $13.57M

Grade: 60

38. Scooby-Doo and the Alien Invaders (2000 Video)

Unrated | 74 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

A cosmic case of flying saucers, intergalactic intrigue and out-of-this-world romance launches Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Gang into their most unearthly adventure ever.

Director: Jim Stenstrum | Stars: Scott Innes, Mary Kay Bergman, Frank Welker, B.J. Ward

Votes: 5,707

Grade: 60

39. Up, Up, and Away! (2000 TV Movie)

TV-G | 90 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

The only normal member of a super-powered family feels left out and confused until he has the chance to use a talent of his own to save everyone.

Director: Robert Townsend | Stars: Robert Townsend, Michael J. Pagan, Alex Datcher, Sherman Hemsley

Votes: 1,845

Grase: 60

40. Mom's Got a Date with a Vampire (2000 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 85 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Two kids set their mom up on a date with a vampire!

Director: Steve Boyum | Stars: Matt O'Leary, Laura Vandervoort, Myles Jeffrey, Caroline Rhea

Votes: 3,787

Grade: 55

41. Pokémon 3 the Movie: Spell of the Unown (2000)

G | 93 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

In the town of Greenfield, a young, lonely girl's dreams and wishes are brought into reality by a collective of reality-warping Pokémon.

Director: Kunihiko Yuyama | Stars: Veronica Taylor, Eric Stuart, Rica Matsumoto, Rachael Lillis

Votes: 13,193 | Gross: $17.05M

Grade: 50

42. The Little Mermaid 2: Return to the Sea (2000 Video)

G | 75 min | Animation, Drama, Family

To protect her from a sea witch, Ariel's daughter is not allowed in the ocean; but when she becomes 12, she runs away to an adventure under the sea.

Directors: Jim Kammerud, Brian Smith, Bill Speers | Stars: Tara Strong, Pat Carroll, Jodi Benson, Samuel E. Wright

Votes: 17,959

Grade: 50

43. 102 Dalmatians (2000)

G | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

35 Metascore

Cruella DeVil gets out of prison and goes after the puppies once more.

Director: Kevin Lima | Stars: Glenn Close, Gérard Depardieu, Ioan Gruffudd, Alice Evans

Votes: 35,236 | Gross: $66.96M

Grade: 50

44. The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle (2000)

PG | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

36 Metascore

When enemies Boris, Natasha, and Fearless Leader escape into the real world with a nefarious scheme, Rocky and Bullwinkle do the same, and team up with a young F.B.I. Agent to stop the trio.

Director: Des McAnuff | Stars: Robert De Niro, Rene Russo, Piper Perabo, Jason Alexander

Votes: 19,523 | Gross: $26.00M

Grade: 40

45. Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer (2000 Video)

TV-G | 51 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

A youth embarks on a journey to find his missing grandmother and prove that Santa Claus is real.

Director: Phil Roman | Stars: Elmo Shropshire, Michele Lee, Susan Blu, Alex Doduk

Votes: 1,639

Grade: 40

46. The Land Before Time VII: The Stone of Cold Fire (2000 Video)

G | 75 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

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