Temporal Top Ten – 2000

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Number of movies seen from this year – 112
Number of movies reviewed – 48 (Including 4 Encore Reviews)

This was such a great year for movies and of my top ten, I saw all but #9 and #7 in the theater.

Just like with the Oscars that year, I had a lot of trouble deciding who to crown #1 because there are so many great movies to choose from, it’s hard to decide on the best.

The Oscars went with Gladiator over Traffic, Erin Brockovich, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and Chocolate.

Only 2 (#3 and #8) of those make my list and it is easy to see which one I liked better that year.  The other 3 weren’t that amazing IMHO.

My eventual #1 goes to the movie of this year which I think stands up the best over time.  It is led by an amazing performance by an exceptional actor and is a heartwarming adventure story that is so layered.

My #2 is one of the best movies of it’s genre because of it’s originality and despite what many people think, I truly believe it’s the best that that particular director has given us so far.

#4 is an amazing film that was a preview to us all as to what to expect from one of the best directors of our time (the unexpected of course)

#10 is a big budget action movie about honor and duty that really gets me emotionally every time despite my dislike of the actor who ranted too much and has made himself virtually irrelevant.

The rest of my list is mainly movies that many of you probably haven’t seen or even heard of #5 and #6 are two of my favorite political thrillers (one based on actual events and one fictional)

#7 is a very emotional documentary that was made at the right time in order to get as many real testimonials as possible.

and #9 is a guilty pleasure of mine because it’s about about time travel and a mystery all tied together.

My Top Tenpatriot

10. The Patriotfrequency

9. Frequencygladiator

8. Gladiatorinto_the_arms_of_strangers_poster

7. Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories from the Kindertransportthirteen days

6. Thirteen Dayscontender

5. The Contendermemento

4. Mementocrouching tiger

3. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragonunbreakable

2. Unbreakablecast away

1. Cast Away

Here’s a complete list of movies that I’ve seen from 2000

  1. 100 Girls
  2. The 6th Day
  3. Almost Famous
  4. American Psycho
  5. Arabian Nights
  6. The Art of War
  7. Autumn in New York
  8. Bait
  9. Battle Royale
  10. The Beach
  11. Beautiful
  12. Bedazzled
  13. Best in Show
  14. Billy Elliot
  15. Boiler Room
  16. Bounce
  17. Boys and Girls
  18. Bring it On
  19. Cast Away  Encore Review
  20. Charlie’s Angels
  21. Chicken Run
  22. Chocolat
  23. The Contender     Encore Review
  24. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
  25. Dinosaur
  26. Dude, Where’s My Car?
  27. Duets
  28. Dune
  29. The Emperor’s New Groove
  30. Erin Brockovich
  31. The Family Man
  32. Final Destination
  33. Finding Forrester
  34. Frequency
  35. Get Carter
  36. Gladiator
  37. Gone in 60 Seconds
  38. Growing Up Brady
  39. Gun Shy
  40. Hanging Up
  41. High Fidelity
  42. Hollow Man
  43. Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport
  44. Joseph: King of Dreams
  45. Keeping the Faith
  46. The Kid
  47. Kippur
  48. Kiss Kiss (Bang Bang)
  49. The Legend of Bagger Vance
  50. Little Nicky
  51. Loser
  52. Meet the Parents
  53. Memento
  54. Men of Honor
  55. Miss Congeniality
  56. Mission: Impossible II
  57. Mission to Mars
  58. The Next Best Thing
  59. O Brother, Where Art Thou?
  60. Operation Thunderbolt: Entebbe
  61. Panic
  62. The Patriot
  63. Pay It Forward
  64. The Perfect Storm
  65. The Pete Rose Story: ESPN SportsCentury
  66. Pitch Black
  67. Pollock
  68. Proof of Life
  69. Red Planet
  70. Reggie Jackson: ESPN Sports Century
  71. Reindeer Games
  72. Remember the Titans
  73. The Replacements
  74. Requiem for a Dream
  75. Return to Me
  76. The Road to El Dorado
  77. Road Trip
  78. Romeo Must Die
  79. Rules of Engagement
  80. Running Mates
  81. Scary Movie
  82. Scream 3
  83. Sexy Beast
  84. Shaft
  85. Shanghai Noon
  86. The Skulls
  87. Snatch.
  88. Space Cowboys
  89. State and Main
  90. Supernova
  91. The Tao of Steve
  92. Thirteen Days
  93. The Three Stooges
  94. Tigerland
  95. Time of Favor
  96. Titan A.E.
  97. Traffic
  98. U-571
  99. Unbreakable Encore Review Encore Review 2
  100. Under Suspicion
  101. Vertical Limit
  102. The Watcher
  103. The Way of the Gun
  104. Weight of Water, The
  105. What Lies Beneath
  106. What Women Want
  107. Whatever it Takes
  108. The Whole Nine Yards
  109. Willie Mays: ESPN Sports Century
  110. Wonder Boys
  111. X-Men
  112. You Can Count on Me




7 thoughts on “Temporal Top Ten – 2000

  1. My list would certainly include Chocolat, probably in the Top 5. And O’Brother (probably my second favorite Coen flick) would be in the top 2. But I’d have both Crouching Tiger and Cast Away in my top 3, as well. So. We have some agreement here. And some disagreement.


  2. Honestly, I’ve only seen the top 3, but I know they deserve their top spots. Love love love Cast Away! The Family Man, X-Men, and Perfect Storm are great too.


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