2000s The Best Movies of 2000  

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A list of the best movies of 2000, from blockbusters like Mission: Impossible II to cult classics like Snatch. The '00s were a decade where Hollywood thrived. In were new stars and big blockbusters and 2000 was no exception. Some the best movies of this year are some of the best teen, coming of age, adventure, comedies and dramas in history. The films on here are very memorable and had audiences on the edges of their seats, and still pack a punch so many years after they were first released. You shouldn't be too surprised by the movies listed on here. As stated before, some of the best movies of the decade were released in 2000. Who could forget Gladiator with Russell Crowe, Requiem For A Dream with Jared Leto and Jennifer Connelly, and of course, X-Men with Hugh Jackman. And let's not forget about American Psycho with Christian Bale.

The best movies of 2000 featured some of the biggest stars in the movie business. Whether it was the aforementioned stars continuing their success or the breakout performances featured in Almost Famous, or established stars like Tom Hanks starring in Cast Away and Michael Douglas in Traffic.

Some of the best movies of all time were released in 2000. This is the ultimate list of the best movies of 2000, which shouldn't feature the best movies of 1999. Vote and re-rank this list according to how you think the best movies of that year should be reflected. If you notice that there's a movie from this year that should be on this list but is missing, feel free to add it.
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Memento is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
Memento Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano

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Cast Away is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
Cast Away Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt, Chris Noth

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Gladiator is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
Gladiator Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Michael Sheen

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X-Men is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
X-Men Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, Anna Paquin

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Requiem for a Dream is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
Requiem for a Dream Jennifer Connelly, Jared Leto, Ellen Burstyn

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American Psycho is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
American Psycho Reese Witherspoon, Christian Bale, Willem Dafoe

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O Brother, Where Art Thou? is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
O Brother, Where Art Thou? George Clooney, John Goodman, Holly Hunter

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67 55
Snatch is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
Snatch Brad Pitt, Benicio del Toro, Vinnie Jones

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53 45
Almost Famous is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
Almost Famous Zooey Deschanel, Kate Hudson, Anna Paquin

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64 38
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Zhang Ziyi, Michelle Yeoh, Chow Yun-Fat

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63 48
Remember the Titans is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
Remember the Titans Hayden Panettiere, Ryan Gosling, Denzel Washington

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Traffic is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
Traffic Salma Hayek, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Michael Douglas

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Meet the Parents is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
Meet the Parents Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson

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The Patriot is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
The Patriot Mel Gibson, Heath Ledger, Logan Lerman

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53 51
Erin Brockovich is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
Erin Brockovich Julia Roberts, Marg Helgenberger, Aaron Eckhart

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Final Destination is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
Final Destination Ali Larter, Seann William Scott, Devon Sawa

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The Perfect Storm is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
The Perfect Storm George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Diane Lane

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Chocolat is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
Chocolat Johnny Depp, Judi Dench, Alfred Molina

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Unbreakable is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
Unbreakable Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Robin Wright

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Miss Congeniality is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
Miss Congeniality Sandra Bullock, William Shatner, Michael Caine

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What Lies Beneath is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
What Lies Beneath Michelle Pfeiffer, Harrison Ford, Amber Valletta

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The Crimson Rivers is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
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Best in Show is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
Best in Show Jane Lynch, Jennifer Coolidge, Parker Posey

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Road Trip is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
Road Trip Amy Smart, Andy Dick, Jimmy Kimmel

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U-571 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
U-571 Matthew McConaughey, Jon Bon Jovi, Bill Paxton

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Men of Honor is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
Men of Honor Charlize Theron, Robert De Niro, Cuba Gooding Jr.

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The Emperor's New Groove is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
Dimos Dicoudis added The Emperor's New Groove John Goodman, David Spade, Tom Jones

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Me, Myself & Irene is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
Me, Myself & Irene Jim Carrey, Anna Kournikova, Renée Zellweger

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Boiler Room is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
Boiler Room Ben Affleck, Vin Diesel, Nia Long

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The Replacements is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
The Replacements Keanu Reeves, Gene Hackman, Jon Favreau filmography

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35 37
Coyote Ugly is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
Coyote Ugly Tyra Banks, John Goodman, Maria Bello

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20 12
Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stol... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas Jim Carrey, Anthony Hopkins, Bryce Dallas Howard

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19 38
High Fidelity is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
High Fidelity Catherine Zeta-Jones, Bruce Springsteen, Jack Black

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Scary Movie is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
Scary Movie Carmen Electra, Anna Faris, Shannon Elizabeth

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Pitch Black is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
Pitch Black Vin Diesel, Radha Mitchell, Keith David

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28 32
Bring It On is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
Bring It On Kirsten Dunst, Eliza Dushku, Gabrielle Union

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20 32
Thirteen Days is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
Thirteen Days Kevin Costner, Bruce Greenwood, Chip Esten

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Pay It Forward is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
Pay It Forward Kevin Spacey, Helen Hunt, Haley Joel Osment

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24 30
The Whole Nine Yards is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
The Whole Nine Yards Bruce Willis, Matthew Perry, Amanda Peet

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The Beach is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
The Beach Leonardo DiCaprio, Tilda Swinton, Robert Carlyle

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The Legend of Bagger Vance is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
The Legend of Bagger Vance Charlize Theron, Will Smith, Matt Damon

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Charlie's Angels is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
Charlie's Angels Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore, Lucy Liu

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Gone in 60 Seconds is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
Gone in 60 Seconds Angelina Jolie, Nicolas Cage, Robert Duvall

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The Road to El Dorado is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
The Road to El Dorado Elton John, Kevin Kline, Kenneth Branagh

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The Family Man is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
The Family Man Nicolas Cage, Téa Leoni, Don Cheadle

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Dude, Where's My Car? is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
Dude, Where's My Car? Jennifer Garner, Ashton Kutcher, Andy Dick

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28 Days is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
28 Days Sandra Bullock, Viggo Mortensen, Steve Buscemi

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21 27
Frequency is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
looksharp added Frequency Jim Caviezel, Elizabeth Mitchell, Dennis Quaid

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17 30
Battle Royale is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
Battle Royale Beat Kitano, Chiaki Kuriyama, Kou Shibasaki

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Disney's The Kid is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
Dimos Dicoudis added Disney's The Kid Bruce Willis, Melissa McCarthy, Matthew Perry