ⓘ 2000 in film

The Hound of the Baskervilles (2000 film)

The Hound of the Baskervilles is a Canadian television film directed by Rodney Gibbons and starring Matt Frewer and Kenneth Welsh. The film is based on Arthur Conan Doyles Sherlock Holmes novel of the same name.

Snatch (film)

Snatch is a 2000 British crime comedy film written and directed by Guy Ritchie, featuring an ensemble cast. Set in the London criminal underworld, the film contains two intertwined plots: one dealing with the search for a stolen diamond, the other with a small-time boxing promoter who finds himself under the thumb of a ruthless gangster who is ready and willing to have his subordinates carry out severe and sadistic acts of violence. The film features an assortment of characters, including Irish Traveller "One Punch" Mickey ONeil Brad Pitt, referred to as a "pikey", arms-dealer Boris "the B ...

57th Golden Globe Awards

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High Fidelity (film)

High Fidelity is a 2000 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Stephen Frears. It stars John Cusack, Iben Hjejle, Jack Black, Todd Louiso, and Lisa Bonet. The film is based on the 1995 British novel of the same name by Nick Hornby, with the setting moved from London to Chicago and the name of the lead character changed. After seeing the film, Hornby expressed his happiness with Cusacks performance, saying that "at times, it appears to be a film in which John Cusack reads my book."

Chocolat (2000 film)

Chocolat is a 2000 romantic-drama film based on the novel Chocolat by the English author, Joanne Harris. It was directed by Lasse Hallstrom. Adapted by screenwriter Robert Nelson Jacobs, Chocolat tells the story of Vianne Rocher, played by Juliette Binoche, who arrives in the French village of Lansquenet-sous-Tannes at the beginning of Lent with her six-year-old daughter, Anouk. She opens a small chocolaterie. Soon, she and her chocolate influence the lives of the townspeople of this fictional, repressed French village in very different and interesting ways. Filming took place between May ...

Hochelaga (film)

Hochelaga is a French language Canadian crime drama written and directed by Michel Jette. Produced in the year 2000, it stars Dominic Darceuil as a young would-be criminal and his deepening involvement with an outlaw motorcycle club during the Quebec Biker war.

                                     

ⓘ 2000 in film

The year 2000 in film involved some significant events. The top grosser worldwide was Mission: Impossible 2. Domestically in North America, Gladiator won the Academy Awards for Best Picture and Best Actor. Dinosaur was the most expensive film of 2000 and a box-office success.

                                     

1. Overview

2000 saw the releases of the first installment of popular film series X-Men, Final Destination, Scary Movie, and Meet the Parents.

Among the films based on TV shows are Mission: Impossible 2, Traffic, The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle, Charlies Angels and Rugrats in Paris: The Movie

Among the movies based on books and TV shows is Thomas and the Magic Railroad.

The most acclaimed films of the year are Gladiator ; Traffic ; Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon ; American Psycho ; Almost Famous and Erin Brockovich.

                                     

2. Highest-grossing films

The top 10 films released in 2000 by worldwide gross are as follows:

2000 box office records

  • Chicken Run became the highest-grossing stop motion animated film ever.
  • Dr. Seuss How the Grinch Stole Christmas s opening weekend became the highest debut for a Christmas-themed film.
                                     

3.1. Films released in 2000 #

  • 28 Days, directed by Betty Thomas, starring Sandra Bullock, Viggo Mortensen, Dominic West, Elizabeth Perkins, Steve Buscemi, and Diane Ladd.
  • The 6th Day, directed by Roger Spottiswoode, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Michael Rapaport, Tony Goldwyn, Michael Rooker, Sarah Wynter, and Robert Duvall
  • 101 Reykjavik, directed by Baltasar Kormakur, starring Victoria Abril, Hilmir Snær Gudnason, and Hanna Maria Karlsdottir
  • 102 Dalmatians, directed by Kevin Lima, starring Glenn Close, Ioan Gruffudd, Alice Evans, Tim McInnerny, and Gerard Depardieu
                                     

3.2. Films released in 2000 A

  • American Psycho, directed by Mary Harron, starring Christian Bale, Reese Witherspoon, Jared Leto and Willem Dafoe
  • Ali Zaoua, directed by Nabil Ayouch, starring Saïd Taghmaoui
  • Animal Factory, directed by Steve Buscemi, starring Willem Dafoe, Edward Furlong, Tom Arnold and Mickey Rourke
  • Across the Line, directed by Martin Spottl, starring Brad Johnson, Sigal Erez, Brian Bloom, Adrienne Barbeau, and J. C. Quinn
  • The Art of War, directed by Christian Duguay, starring Wesley Snipes, Anne Archer, Maury Chaykin, Marie Matiko, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Michael Biehn, and Donald Sutherland
  • A Better Way to Die, directed by Scott Wiper, starring Andre Braugher, Scott Wiper, Jack Conley, and Carmen Argenziano
  • Adventures in Wild California, documentary film, directed by Greg MacGillivray, narrated by Jimmy Smits
  • Autumn in New York, directed by Joan Chen, starring Richard Gere, and Winona Ryder
  • All the Pretty Horses, directed by Billy Bob Thornton, starring Matt Damon and Penelope Cruz
  • The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle, directed by Des McAnuff, starring June Foray, Keith Scott, Rene Russo, Jason Alexander, Randy Quaid, Kel Mitchell, Kenan Thompson, Piper Perabo, and Robert De Niro
  • Almost Famous, directed by Cameron Crowe, starring Billy Crudup, Kate Hudson, Patrick Fugit, Anna Paquin, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Frances McDormand
  • Amores perros Loves a Bitch, directed by Alejandro Gonzalez Iñarritu, starring Emilio Echevarria, Gael Garcia Bernal and Adriana Barraza
  • Adanggaman, directed by Roger Gnoan MBala, starring Rasmane Ouedraogo


                                     

3.3. Films released in 2000 C

  • The Crow: Salvation, starring Kirsten Dunst, Eric Mabius, Fred Ward
  • Coming Out
  • La comunidad, starring Carmen Maura
  • The Contender, starring Jeff Bridges, Joan Allen, Gary Oldman and Christian Slater
  • Code Unknown, directed by Michael Haneke, starring Juliette Binoche
  • Cecil B. Demented, directed by John Waters, starring Melanie Griffith and Stephen Dorff
  • Charlies Angels, directed by McG starring Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore, Lucy Liu and Bill Murray
  • Cast Away, directed by Robert Zemeckis, starring Tom Hanks and Helen Hunt
  • The Circle دایره, directed by Jafar Panahi
  • Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon directed by Ang Lee, starring Chow Yun-fat, Michelle Yeoh and Zhang Ziyi
  • Circus, starring John Hannah, Famke Janssen, Fred Ward, Peter Stormare, Tiny Lister, Amanda Donohoe, Eddie Izzard
  • The Chaos Factor, starring Antonio Sabàto Jr., Fred Ward, Kelly Rutherford, R. Lee Ermey
  • The Cell, directed by Tarsem Singh, starring Jennifer Lopez and Vince Vaughn
  • La Captive, directed by Chantal Akerman
  • Coyote Ugly, starring Piper Perabo, Maria Bello, Tyra Banks and John Goodman
  • Chocolat, directed by Lasse Hallstrom, starring Juliette Binoche, Johnny Depp, Alfred Molina and Judi Dench
  • Center Stage
  • The Claim, directed by Michael Winterbottom, starring Wes Bentley, Milla Jovovich, Sarah Polley, Peter Mullan and Nastassja Kinski
  • Chicken Run, directed by Peter Lord and Nick Park with the voices of Mel Gibson, Julia Sawalha, Timothy Spall and Miranda Richardson
  • Chopper, starring Eric Bana
                                     

3.4. Films released in 2000 D

  • Down to You, starring Freddie Prinze Jr. and Julia Stiles
  • Durian 榴槤飄飄, directed by Fruit Chan
  • Dancer in the Dark, directed by Lars von Trier, starring Bjork, Peter Stormare and David Morse
  • Divided We Fall Musime si pomahat
  • Ditto
  • Dracula 2000, starring Gerard Butler and Christopher Plummer
  • The Day I Became a Woman
  • Duets, directed by Bruce Paltrow, starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Maria Bello, Paul Giamatti and Huey Lewis
  • Dungeons & Dragons, starring Jeremy Irons, Thora Birch and Marlon Wayans
  • Dinosaur, directed by Ralph Zondag and Eric Leighton with the voices of D. B. Sweeney, Alfre Woodard, Ossie Davis and Samuel E. Wright
  • Devils on the Doorstep 鬼子來了, directed by Jiang Wen
  • Dr. T & the Women, directed by Robert Altman, starring Richard Gere, Helen Hunt, Farrah Fawcett, Laura Dern, Kate Hudson and Liv Tyler
  • Dude, Wheres My Car?, starring Ashton Kutcher, Seann William Scott and Jennifer Garner
  • Djomeh
  • Digimon: The Movie


                                     

3.5. Films released in 2000 E–F

  • For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story, starring Andy Garcia
  • Erin Brockovich, directed by Steven Soderbergh, starring Julia Roberts, Aaron Eckhart and Albert Finney
  • For All Time
  • The Family Man, directed by Brett Ratner, starring Nicolas Cage, Tea Leoni and Don Cheadle
  • Escaflowne: The Movie
  • Frequency, starring Dennis Quaid
  • VeggieTales: Esther, the Girl Who Would Be Queen
  • Face 顔
  • Faat Kine, directed by Ousmane Sembene
  • The Foul King 반칙왕, directed by Kim Jee-woon
  • Forbidden Fruit
  • Final Destination, directed by James Wong, starring Devon Sawa, Ali Larter and Seann William Scott
  • Finding Forrester, directed by Gus Van Sant and starring Sean Connery, Rob Brown, Anna Paquin and F. Murray Abraham
  • An Everlasting Piece, directed by Barry Levinson, starring Barry McEvoy and Billy Connolly
  • El Bola Pellet
  • Enslavement: The True Story of Fanny Kemble
  • The Emperors New Groove, directed by Mark Dindal with the voices of David Spade and John Goodman


                                     

3.6. Films released in 2000 G

  • Golden Bowl, The
  • Gossip, starring James Marsden
  • Ginger Snaps
  • Gladiator, directed by Ridley Scott, starring Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Richard Harris and Oliver Reed
  • Greenfingers, starring Clive Owen and Helen Mirren
  • Godzilla vs. Megaguirus
  • The Gift, directed by Sam Raimi, starring Cate Blanchett, Giovanni Ribisi, Hilary Swank, Greg Kinnear and Keanu Reeves
  • Girlfight, starring Michelle Rodriguez
  • The Girl
  • Gun Shy, starring Liam Neeson
  • Get Carter, directed by Stephen Kay, starring Sylvester Stallone, Miranda Richardson, Mickey Rourke and Michael Caine
  • Gangster No. 1, starring Malcolm McDowell, Paul Bettany and David Thewlis
  • Gone in 60 Seconds, directed by Dominic Sena, starring Nicolas Cage, Christopher Eccleston, Robert Duvall and Angelina Jolie
                                     

3.7. Films released in 2000 H

  • How the Grinch Stole Christmas, directed by Ron Howard, starring Jim Carrey, Jeffrey Tambor, Christine Baranski, Molly Shannon and Taylor Momsen
  • Hanging Up, starring Diane Keaton and Meg Ryan
  • How to Kill Your Neighbors Dog, starring Kenneth Branagh and Robin Wright
  • Happy Times
  • High Fidelity, directed by Stephen Frears, starring John Cusack, Iben Hjejle, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Lisa Bonet Joan Cusack and Jack Black
  • Help! Im a Fish
  • Hollow Man, directed by Paul Verhoeven, starring Kevin Bacon, Elisabeth Shue, and Josh Brolin
  • Happy Accidents
  • Highlander: Endgame, starring Adrian Paul and Christopher Lambert
  • The House of Mirth, directed by Terence Davies, starring Gillian Anderson, Eric Stoltz, Laura Linney and Dan Aykroyd
  • Here on Earth, starring Chris Klein and Josh Hartnett
                                     

3.8. Films released in 2000 I-K

  • The Isle
  • Keeping the Faith, directed by and starring Edward Norton, with Ben Stiller and Jenna Elfman
  • In the Mood for Love, directed by Wong Kar-wai, starring Maggie Cheung and Tony Leung
  • The Irrefutable Truth about Demons
  • Il Mare
  • The Kid, starring Bruce Willis, Lily Tomlin and Spencer Breslin
  • Joint Security Area Gongdong gyeongbi guyeok, directed by Park Chan-wook
  • King George and the Ducky
  • Ivans Xtc, directed by Bernard Rose, starring Danny Huston and Peter Weller
  • Kiss Bang Bang, starring Stellan Skarsgård and Martine McCutcheon
  • Italian for Beginners, directed by Lone Scherfig
                                     

3.9. Films released in 2000 L

  • Loves Labours Lost, directed by and starring Kenneth Branagh, with Alicia Silverstone, Emily Mortimer, Natascha McElhone and Nathan Lane
  • Little Nicky, directed by Steven Brill, starring Adam Sandler, Rhys Ifans, Harvey Keitel, Patricia Arquette and Rodney Dangerfield
  • The Last Producer, directed by and starring Burt Reynolds, with Rod Steiger and Ann-Margret
  • Love & Basketball, starring Omar Epps
  • The Legend of Bagger Vance, directed by Robert Redford, starring Will Smith, Matt Damon, Charlize Theron and Jack Lemmon
  • Loser, directed by Amy Heckerling, starring Jason Biggs, Mena Suvari, Dan Aykroyd and Greg Kinnear
  • The Little Vampire, starring Jonathan Lipnicki and Richard E. Grant
                                     

3.10. Films released in 2000 M

  • Memento, directed by Christopher Nolan, starring Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss and Joe Pantoliano
  • Meet the Parents, directed by Jay Roach, starring Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller, Blythe Danner and Owen Wilson
  • Mercy Streets, starring Eric Roberts
  • Mission to Mars, directed Brian De Palma, starring Tim Robbins, Don Cheadle and Gary Sinise
  • Miss Congeniality, starring Sandra Bullock, Michael Caine and William Shatner
  • Me, Myself & Irene, directed by the Farrelly brothers, starring Jim Carrey and Renee Zellweger
  • Mission: Impossible 2, directed by John Woo, starring Tom Cruise, Dougray Scott, Thandie Newton and Anthony Hopkins
  • My Dog Skip, starring Diane Lane and Kevin Bacon
  • Men of Honor, starring Robert De Niro and Cuba Gooding Jr.
  • The Million Dollar Hotel, directed by Wim Wenders, starring Jeremy Davies, Milla Jovovich, and Mel Gibson
  • Mr. Accident
  • Maryam


                                     

3.11. Films released in 2000 N–O

  • Next Friday, starring Ice Cube
  • Nothin 2 Lose
  • Nutty Professor II: The Klumps, starring Eddie Murphy and Janet Jackson
  • The New Country
  • O Brother, Where Art Thou?, directed by Joel and Ethan Coen, starring George Clooney, Holly Hunter, John Turturro, Tim Blake Nelson and John Goodman
  • Our Song, starring Kerry Washington
  • The Next Best Thing, directed by John Schlesinger, starring Madonna, Rupert Everett and Neil Patrick Harris
  • The Original Kings of Comedy, documentary directed by Spike Lee, starring Steve Harvey, D. L. Hughley, Cedric the Entertainer, and Bernie Mac
  • No Quarto da Vanda Portugal
  • Nurse Betty, directed by Neil LaBute, starring Renee Zellweger, Morgan Freeman, Chris Rock and Greg Kinnear
                                     

3.12. Films released in 2000 P–Q

  • Pay It Forward, directed by Mimi Leder, starring Kevin Spacey, Helen Hunt and Haley Joel Osment
  • Princes et princesses
  • The Patriot, directed by Roland Emmerich, starring Mel Gibson and Heath Ledger
  • Prince of Central Park, starring Kathleen Turner
  • Panic, starring William H. Macy
  • Quills, directed by Philip Kaufman, starring Geoffrey Rush, Kate Winslet, Michael Caine and Joaquin Phoenix
  • Purely Belter, directed by Mark Herman
  • Pitch Black, directed by David Twohy, starring Vin Diesel, Radha Mitchell and Keith David
  • Proof of Life, directed by Taylor Hackford, starring Russell Crowe and Meg Ryan
  • The Perfect Storm, directed by Wolfgang Petersen, starring George Clooney, John C. Reilly, Diane Lane and Mark Wahlberg
  • Pokemon: The Movie 2000
  • Peppermint Candy, directed by Lee Chang-dong
  • Pollock, directed by and starring Ed Harris, with Marcia Gay Harden, Jennifer Connelly and Val Kilmer
  • Psycho Beach Party, starring Lauren Ambrose
  • The Price of Milk, starring Karl Urban


                                     

3.13. Films released in 2000 R

  • Remember the Titans, starring Denzel Washington
  • Requiem for a Dream, directed by Darren Aronofsky, starring Jennifer Connelly, Jared Leto, Marlon Wayans, Christopher McDonald and Ellen Burstyn
  • Return to Me, starring David Duchovny and Minnie Driver
  • Road Trip, directed by Todd Phillips, starring Breckin Meyer, Amy Smart, Tom Green, Fred Ward and Seann William Scott
  • Rules of Engagement, directed by William Friedkin, starring Tommy Lee Jones, Samuel L. Jackson, Guy Pearce and Ben Kingsley
  • Rugrats in Paris: The Movie
  • Romeo Must Die, starring Jet Li and Aaliyah
  • Ready to Rumble, starring David Arquette
  • Le Roi Danse The King is Dancing
  • Red Planet, starring Val Kilmer and Carrie-Anne Moss
  • The Replacements, starring Keanu Reeves and Gene Hackman
  • The Road to El Dorado, directed by Bibo Bergeron and Don Paul with the voices of Kenneth Branagh and Kevin Kline
  • Relative Values, starring Julie Andrews and Colin Firth
                                     

3.14. Films released in 2000 S

  • Songcatcher, starring Janet McTeer
  • The Specials, starring Thomas Haden Church and Rob Lowe
  • Subconscious Cruelty
  • The Smokers
  • Sade
  • Souls Protest
  • Scream 3, directed by Wes Craven, starring Neve Campbell, David Arquette, Patrick Dempsey and Courteney Cox
  • Some Voices
  • Seventeen Again, starring Tia Mowry and Tamera Mowry
  • Shanghai Noon, starring Jackie Chan and Owen Wilson
  • Small Time Crooks, directed by and starring Woody Allen, co-starring Tracey Ullman, Jon Lovitz and Hugh Grant
  • Shaft, directed by John Singleton, starring Samuel L. Jackson, Christian Bale, Jeffrey Wright and Richard Roundtree
  • The Skulls
  • Sexy Beast, directed by Jonathan Glazer, starring Ray Winstone, Ian McShane and Ben Kingsley
  • Space Cowboys, directed by and starring Clint Eastwood, with Tommy Lee Jones, Donald Sutherland and James Garner
  • Shadow of the Vampire, starring John Malkovich, Willem Dafoe and Eddie Izzard
  • Supernova, directed by Walter Hill, starring James Spader and Angela Bassett
  • Snatch, directed by Guy Ritchie, starring Brad Pitt, Benicio del Toro, Jason Statham and Dennis Farina
  • Scary Movie, directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans, starring Anna Faris, Regina Hall, Marlon Wayans and Shawn Wayans
                                     

3.15. Films released in 2000 T

  • Terror Tract
  • Turn It Up
  • The Tigger Movie
  • Thomas and the Magic Railroad, directed by Britt Allcroft, starring Alec Baldwin, Peter Fonda, Didi Conn, Mara Wilson and Thomas the Tank Engine
  • Tigerland, directed by Joel Schumacher, starring Colin Farrell
  • Traffic, directed by Steven Soderbergh, starring Michael Douglas, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Don Cheadle, Dennis Quaid and Benicio del Toro – Winner of 4 Academy Awards & 2 Golden Globes
  • Thirteen Days, starring Kevin Costner and Bruce Greenwood as John F. Kennedy
  • Tripfall
  • Timecode, directed by Mike Figgis, Salma Hayek, Stellan Skarsgård, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Kyle MacLachlan, Saffron Burrows and Holly Hunter
  • The Tao of Steve, starring Donal Logue
  • Time of Favor
  • The Three Stooges
  • Titan A.E., directed by Don Bluth and Gary Goldman with the voices of Matt Damon, Drew Barrymore, Nathan Lane and Bill Pullman
                                     

3.16. Films released in 2000 U–V

  • Vertical Limit, directed by Martin Campbell, starring Chris ODonnell, Bill Paxton and Robin Tunney
  • The Visit
  • Vatel, directed by Roland Joffe, starring Gerard Depardieu, Uma Thurman and Tim Roth
  • Unbreakable, directed by M. Night Shyamalan, starring Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, and Robin Wright
  • U-571, directed by Jonathan Mostow, starring Matthew McConaughey, Bill Paxton, Jon Bon Jovi and Harvey Keitel
  • Up at the Villa, starring Kristin Scott Thomas, Anne Bancroft and Sean Penn
  • Urban Legends: Final Cut
                                     

3.17. Films released in 2000 W

  • The Whole Nine Yards, directed by Jonathan Lynn, starring Bruce Willis, Matthew Perry, Amanda Peet and Michael Clarke Duncan
  • What Planet Are You From?, directed by Mike Nichols, starring Garry Shandling, Annette Bening, John Goodman, Greg Kinnear, Linda Fiorentino and Ben Kingsley
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  • Wonder Boys, directed by Curtis Hanson, starring Michael Douglas, Tobey Maguire, Frances McDormand, Katie Holmes and Robert Downey Jr.
  • The Way of the Gun, directed by Christopher McQuarrie, starring Ryan Phillippe, Benicio del Toro, Juliette Lewis, Taye Diggs, Nicky Katt, and James Caan
  • What Lies Beneath, directed by Robert Zemeckis, starring Michelle Pfeiffer and Harrison Ford
  • Whipped, starring Amanda Peet
  • The Watcher, starring James Spader and Keanu Reeves
  • What Women Want, directed by Nancy Meyers, starring Mel Gibson, Helen Hunt, Marisa Tomei and Alan Alda
                                     

3.18. Films released in 2000 X–Z

  • X-Men, directed by Bryan Singer, starring Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Patrick Stewart, Famke Janssen, Anna Paquin and Ian McKellen
  • Yi Yi, directed by Edward Yang
                                     

4. Births

  • April 11 - Morgan Lily, American actress and model
  • January 8 - Noah Cyrus, American actress
  • November 10 - Mackenzie Foy, American model and actress
  • March 21 - Jace Norman, American actor
  • October 31 - Willow Smith, American singer, actress and dancer
  • November 22 - Aulii Cravalho, American actress and singer
  • April 9 - Jackie Evancho, American singer and actress
  • May 30 - Jared S. Gilmore, American actor
  • June 1 - Willow Shields, American actress
  • July 28 - Emily Hahn, American actress
  • March 6 - Jacob Bertrand, American actor
  • September 28 - Frankie Jonas, American actor
                                     

5. Film debuts

  • Jamie Bell - Billy Elliot
  • Michael Cera - Frequency
  • Amber Valletta - Drop Back Ten
  • Jon Hamm - Space Cowboys
  • Josh Peck - Snow Day
  • Kristen Stewart - The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas
  • Sacha Baron Cohen - The Jolly Boys Last Stand
  • Sam Worthington - Bootmen
  • Isla Fisher - Out of Depth
  • Paul Dano - The Newcomers
  • Malin Åkerman - The Skulls
  • Chris Pratt - Cursed Part 3
  • Chris Evans - The Newcomers
  • Topher Grace - Traffic
  • Michelle Rodriguez - Girlfight
  • Kerry Washington - Our Song
  • Zoe Saldana - Center Stage
  • John Cena - Ready to Rumble