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The Best Romance Movies of 2000

Updated September 23, 2019 825 votes 38 voters 2.3k views50 items

List of the best 2000 romance movies, ranked by how many upvotes they've received by other fans of the genre. If watching men and women fall in love is your idea of a good movie, then these films are definitely worth checking out. These are all the romance movies that defined the year 2000, so vote for your favorites and help them rise to the top. This poll is also a great resource for finding new movies that you haven't already seen, especially since you can watch trailers for each film right on this page. To make sure this list is as accurate as possible, please don't downvote a movie if you haven't seen it.

The list you're viewing is made up of movies like Erin Brockovich and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. This isn't necessarily a list of all romance movies from 2000, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.
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  • 1
    Meet the Parents
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    Meet the Parents

    Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller

    Released2000

    Directed byJay Roach

    Meet the Parents is a 2000 American comedy film directed by Jay Roach. Male nurse Greg Focker... more on Wikipedia

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  • 2
    Erin Brockovich
    29
    11

    Erin Brockovich

    Julia Roberts, Marg Helgenberger

    Released2000

    Directed bySteven Soderbergh

    Erin Brockovich is a 2000 biographical film directed by Steven Soderbergh and written by... more on Wikipedia

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  • 3
    Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
    23
    10

    Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

    Zhang Ziyi, Michelle Yeoh

    Released2000

    Directed byAng Lee

    Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is a 2000 wuxia film. An American-Chinese-Hong Kong-Taiwanese... more on Wikipedia

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  • 4
    Return to Me
    17
    2

    Return to Me

    David Duchovny, Minnie Driver

    Released2000

    Directed byBonnie Hunt

    Return to Me is a 2000 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Bonnie Hunt and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 5
    What Women Want
    24
    12

    What Women Want

    Mel Gibson, Marisa Tomei

    Released2000

    Directed byNancy Meyers

    What Women Want is a 2000 American romantic comedy film, written by Josh Goldsmith, Cathy... more on Wikipedia

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  • 6
    Love & Basketball
    24
    13

    Love & Basketball

    Tyra Banks, Gabrielle Union

    Released2000

    Directed byGina Prince-Bythewood

    Love & Basketball is a 2000 American romantic drama film starring Omar Epps and Sanaa Lathan.... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • 7
    Where the Heart Is
    19
    6

    Where the Heart Is

    Natalie Portman, Sally Field

    Released2000

    Directed byMatt Williams

    Where the Heart Is is a 2000 drama/romance film directed by Matt Williams, in his film... more on Wikipedia

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  • 8
    The Family Man
    20
    8

    The Family Man

    Nicolas Cage, Téa Leoni

    Released2000

    Directed byBrett Ratner

    The Family Man is a 2000 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Brett Ratner and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 9
    Down to You
    20
    9

    Down to You

    Ashton Kutcher, Rosario Dawson

    Released2000

    Directed byKris Isacsson

    Down to You is a 2000 romantic comedy film about losing a first love. It was directed by Kris... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    All the Pretty Horses
    16
    6

    All the Pretty Horses

    Penélope Cruz, Matt Damon

    Released2000

    Directed byBilly Bob Thornton

    All the Pretty Horses is a 2000 American romance western film, directed by Billy Bob Thornton... more on Wikipedia

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  • 11
    The Beach
    16
    7

    The Beach

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Tilda Swinton

    Released2000

    Directed byDanny Boyle

    The Beach is a 2000 adventure drama film directed by Danny Boyle and based on the 1996 novel... more on Wikipedia

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  • 12
    Boys and Girls
    12
    2

    Boys and Girls

    Alyson Hannigan, Claire Forlani

    Released2000

    Directed byRobert Iscove

    Boys and Girls is a romantic comedy film that was released in 2000, directed by Robert Iscove.... more on Wikipedia

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  • 13
    Here on Earth
    14
    6

    Here on Earth

    Josh Hartnett, Leelee Sobieski

    Released2000

    Directed byMark Piznarski

    Here on Earth is a 2000 romantic drama film directed by Mark Piznarski with a screenplay by... more on Wikipedia

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  • 14
    Pay It Forward
    18
    12

    Pay It Forward

    Kevin Spacey, Helen Hunt

    Released2000

    Directed byMimi Leder

    Pay It Forward is a 2000 American drama film based on the novel of the same name by Catherine... more on Wikipedia

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  • 15
    Coyote Ugly
    14
    7

    Coyote Ugly

    Tyra Banks, John Goodman

    Released2000

    Directed byDavid McNally

    Coyote Ugly is a 2000 romantic comedy-drama based on the actual Coyote Ugly Saloon, set in New... more on Wikipedia

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  • 16
    Whatever It Takes
    9
    4

    Whatever It Takes

    James Franco, Nick Cannon

    Released2000

    Directed byDavid Raynr

    Whatever It Takes is a teen comedy starring Shane West, Marla Sokoloff, Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 17
    Dracula 2000
    13
    11

    Dracula 2000

    Gerard Butler, Jeri Ryan

    Released2000

    Directed byPatrick Lussier

    Dracula 2000, also known internationally as Dracula 2001, is a 2000 American action horror... more on Wikipedia

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  • 18
    Keeping the Faith
    15
    13

    Keeping the Faith

    Ben Stiller, Edward Norton

    Released2000

    Directed byEdward Norton

    Keeping the Faith is a 2000 American romantic comedy film written by Stuart Blumberg, and... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    The Legend of Bagger Vance
    9
    7

    The Legend of Bagger Vance

    Charlize Theron, Will Smith

    Released2000

    Directed byRobert Redford

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  • 20
    Chocolat
    10
    9

    Chocolat

    Johnny Depp, Judi Dench

    Released2000

    Directed byLasse Hallström

    Chocolat is a 2000 American-British romantic drama film based on the novel of the same name by... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Dr. T & the Women
    12
    14

    Dr. T & the Women

    Kate Hudson, Liv Tyler

    Released2000

    Directed byRobert Altman

    Dr. T & the Women is a 2000 American romantic comedy film directed by Robert Altman. It stars... more on Wikipedia

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  • 22
    The Man Who Cried
    8
    10

    The Man Who Cried

    Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci

    Released2000

    Directed bySally Potter

    The Man Who Cried is a 2000 Anglo-French film, written and directed by Sally Potter. The film... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Proof of Life
    6
    8

    Proof of Life

    Meg Ryan, Russell Crowe

    Released2000

    Directed byTaylor Hackford

    Proof of Life is a 2000 American action thriller film directed by Taylor Hackford. The title... more on Wikipedia

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  • 24
    High Fidelity
    8
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    High Fidelity

    Catherine Zeta-Jones, Bruce Springsteen

    Released2000

    Directed byStephen Frears

    High Fidelity is a 2000 American comedy-drama film directed by Stephen Frears and starring... more on Wikipedia

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    Disappearing Acts
    5
    0

    Disappearing Acts

    Wesley Snipes, Sanaa Lathan

    Released2000

    Directed byGina Prince-Bythewood

    Disappearing Acts is a 2000 romantic drama directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood, and stars Sanaa... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button