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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Requiem for a Dream is listed (or ranked) 4 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) 5 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
American Psycho Reese Witherspoon, Christian Bale, Willem Dafoe

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X-Men is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
X-Men Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, Anna Paquin

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Snatch is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
Snatch Brad Pitt, Benicio del Toro, Vinnie Jones

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O Brother, Where Art Thou? is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
O Brother, Where Art Thou? George Clooney, John Goodman, Holly Hunter

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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Zhang Ziyi, Michelle Yeoh, Chow Yun-Fat

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Almost Famous is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
Almost Famous Zooey Deschanel, Kate Hudson, Anna Paquin

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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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The Patriot is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
The Patriot Mel Gibson, Heath Ledger, Logan Lerman

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Meet the Parents is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
Meet the Parents Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson

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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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What Lies Beneath is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
What Lies Beneath Michelle Pfeiffer, Harrison Ford, Amber Valletta

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Miss Congeniality is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
Miss Congeniality Sandra Bullock, William Shatner, Michael Caine

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Best in Show is listed (or ranked) 22 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) 23 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
Road Trip Amy Smart, Andy Dick, Jimmy Kimmel

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The Crimson Rivers is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
The Crimson Rivers Jean Reno, Vincent Cassel, Dominique Sanda

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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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Me, Myself & Irene is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
Me, Myself & Irene Jim Carrey, Anna Kournikova, Renée Zellweger

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The Replacements is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
The Replacements Keanu Reeves, Gene Hackman, Jon Favreau filmography

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The Emperor's New Groove is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
The Emperor's New Groove John Goodman, David Spade, Tom Jones

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High Fidelity is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
High Fidelity Catherine Zeta-Jones, Bruce Springsteen, Jack Black

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Pitch Black is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
Pitch Black Vin Diesel, Radha Mitchell, Keith David

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Boiler Room is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
Boiler Room Ben Affleck, Vin Diesel, Nia Long

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Bring It On is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
Bring It On Kirsten Dunst, Eliza Dushku, Gabrielle Union

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Coyote Ugly is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
Coyote Ugly Tyra Banks, John Goodman, Maria Bello

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Scary Movie is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
Scary Movie Carmen Electra, Anna Faris, Shannon Elizabeth

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Thirteen Days is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
Thirteen Days Kevin Costner, Bruce Greenwood, Chip Esten

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The Whole Nine Yards is listed (or ranked) 37 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) 38 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
The Beach Leonardo DiCaprio, Tilda Swinton, Robert Carlyle

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Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stol... is listed (or ranked) 39 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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Pay It Forward is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
Pay It Forward Kevin Spacey, Helen Hunt, Haley Joel Osment

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Charlie's Angels is listed (or ranked) 41 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) 42 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
Gone in 60 Seconds Angelina Jolie, Nicolas Cage, Robert Duvall

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The Legend of Bagger Vance is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
The Legend of Bagger Vance Charlize Theron, Will Smith, Matt Damon

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28 Days is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
28 Days Sandra Bullock, Viggo Mortensen, Steve Buscemi

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Dude, Where's My Car? is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
Dude, Where's My Car? Jennifer Garner, Ashton Kutcher, Andy Dick

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The Family Man is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
The Family Man Nicolas Cage, Téa Leoni, Don Cheadle

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Battle Royale is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
Battle Royale Beat Kitano, Chiaki Kuriyama, Kou Shibasaki

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Rugrats in Paris: The Movie is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
Rugrats in Paris: The Movie Susan Sarandon, Tim Curry, John Lithgow

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Shanghai Noon is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
Shanghai Noon Lucy Liu, Jackie Chan, Owen Wilson

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Dinosaur is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Movies of 2000
Dinosaur Hayden Panettiere, Julianna Margulies, Alfre Woodard