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The Best Thriller Movies of 2000

Updated September 23, 2019 829 votes 46 voters 2.4k views50 items

List of the best 2000 thriller movies, ranked by how many upvotes they've received by other fans of the genre. These thrillers take you on a ride full of action, suspense, and anticipation of what's going to happen next. These are all the thriller 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.

This list contains movies like Memento and X-Men. This isn't necessarily a list of all thriller movies from 2000, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.
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  • Snatch1
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    Snatch

    Brad Pitt, Benicio del Toro

    Released2000

    Directed byGuy Ritchie

    Snatch is a 2000 comedy film written and directed by Guy Ritchie, featuring an ensemble cast....  more

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  • The Perfect Storm2
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    The Perfect Storm

    George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg

    Released2000

    Directed byWolfgang Petersen

    The Perfect Storm is a 2000 American biographical disaster drama film directed by Wolfgang...  more

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  • Memento3
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    Memento

    Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss

    Released2000

    Directed byChristopher Nolan

    Memento is a 2000 American neo-noir psychological thriller film directed by Christopher Nolan....  more

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  • Gone in 60 Seconds4
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    Gone in 60 Seconds

    Angelina Jolie, Nicolas Cage

    Released2000

    Directed byDominic Sena

    Gone in 60 Seconds is a 2000 American action film, starring Nicolas Cage, Angelina Jolie,...  more

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  • Thirteen Days5
    13
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    Thirteen Days

    Kevin Costner, Bruce Greenwood

    Released2000

    Directed byRoger Donaldson

    Thirteen Days is a 2000 American historical drama-thriller film directed by Roger Donaldson...  more

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  • American Psycho6
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    American Psycho

    Christian Bale, Willem Dafoe

    Released2000

    Directed byMary Harron

    American Psycho is a 2000 American neo-noir satirical psychological horror film directed by...  more

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  • X-Men7
    11
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    X-Men

    Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman

    Released2000

    Directed byBryan Singer

    X-Men is a 2000 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same...  more

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  • Scream 38
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    Scream 3

    Courteney Cox, Jenny McCarthy

    Released2000

    Directed byWes Craven

    Scream 3 is a 2000 American slasher film and the third installment in the Scream franchise....  more

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  • Fail Safe9
    12
    6

    Fail Safe

    George Clooney, Hank Azaria

    Released2000

    Directed byStephen Frears

    Fail Safe is a 2000 televised broadcast play, based on Fail-Safe, the Cold War novel by Eugene...  more
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  • Pitch Black10
    11
    5

    Pitch Black

    Vin Diesel, Radha Mitchell

    Released2000

    Directed byDavid Twohy

    Pitch Black is a 2000 science fiction horror film co-written and directed by David Twohy. The...  more

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  • Sexy Beast11
    12
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    Sexy Beast

    Ben Kingsley, Ian McShane

    Released2001

    Directed byJonathan Glazer

    Sexy Beast is a 2001 British-Spanish crime thriller film directed by Jonathan Glazer. A...  more
  • The Yards12
    10
    5

    The Yards

    Charlize Theron, Mark Wahlberg

    Released2000

    Directed byJames Gray

    The Yards is a 2000 American crime film directed by James Gray. It was written by Gray and...  more

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  • The Way of the Gun13
    10
    6

    The Way of the Gun

    Sarah Silverman, Juliette Lewis

    Released2000

    Directed byChristopher McQuarrie

    The Way of the Gun is a 2000 American action film written and directed by Christopher...  more

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  • Unbreakable14
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    Unbreakable

    Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson

    Released2000

    Directed byM. Night Shyamalan

    Unbreakable is a 2000 American superhero drama film written, produced, and directed by M....  more

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  • U-57115
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    U-571

    Matthew McConaughey, Jon Bon Jovi

    Released2000

    Directed byJonathan Mostow

    U-571 is a 2000 film directed by Jonathan Mostow, and starring Matthew McConaughey, Bill...  more

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  • Hollow Man16
    9
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    Hollow Man

    Kevin Bacon, Elisabeth Shue

    Released2000

    Directed byPaul Verhoeven

    Hollow Man is a 2000 American-German science fiction-thriller-horror film directed by Paul...  more

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  • The Skulls17
    13
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    The Skulls

    Malin Åkerman, Paul Walker

    Released2000

    Directed byRob Cohen

    The Skulls is a 2000 American psychological thriller film starring Joshua Jackson, Paul Walker...  more

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  • Romeo Must Die18
    6
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    Romeo Must Die

    Grace Park, Aaliyah

    Released2000

    Directed byAndrzej Bartkowiak

    This film is a 2000 American martial arts action film directed by Andrzej Bartkowiak in his...  more

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  • The Beach19
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    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

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  • Space Cowboys20
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    Space Cowboys

    Clint Eastwood, Jon Hamm

    Released2000

    Directed byClint Eastwood

    Space Cowboys is a 2000 American space adventure film directed and produced by Clint Eastwood....  more
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  • What Lies Beneath21
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    What Lies Beneath

    Michelle Pfeiffer, Harrison Ford

    Released2000

    Directed byRobert Zemeckis

    What Lies Beneath is a 2000 American psychological thriller film directed by Robert Zemeckis....  more

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  • Final Destination22
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    Final Destination

    Ali Larter, Seann William Scott

    Released2000

    Directed byJames Wong

    Final Destination is a 2000 American horror film directed by James Wong. It is the first...  more

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  • Frequency23
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    Frequency

    Jim Caviezel, Elizabeth Mitchell

    Released2000

    Directed byGregory Hoblit

    Frequency is a 2000 American science fiction thriller film. It was co-produced and directed by...  more

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  • Dracula 200024
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    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

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  • Shaft25
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    Shaft

    Christian Bale, Elizabeth Banks

    Released2000

    Directed byJohn Singleton

    Shaft is a 2000 American action-thriller film directed by John Singleton, and starring Samuel...  more

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