Temporal Top Ten – 2000

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Number of movies seen from this year – 129
Number of movies reviewed – 112 (Including 15 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. Amores Perros
  6. Arabian Nights
  7. The Art of War
  8. Autumn in New York
  9. Bait
  10. Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker
  11. Battle Royale
  12. Battlefield Earth
  13. The Beach
  14. Beautiful
  15. Bedazzled
  16. Before Night Falls
  17. Best in Show
  18. Billy Elliot
  19. Boiler Room
  20. Bounce
  21. Boys and Girls
  22. Bring it On
  23. Cast Away  Encore Review  Encore Review 2
  24. Charlie’s Angels
  25. Chicken Run
  26. Child Stars: Their Story
  27. Chocolat
  28. The Contender     Encore Review
  29. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
  30. Dinosaur
  31. Dude, Where’s My Car?
  32. Duets
  33. Dune
  34. The Emperor’s New Groove
  35. The Endurance
  36. Erin Brockovich
  37. The Family Man  Encore Review
  38. Final Destination
  39. Finding Forrester
  40. Frequency
  41. Get Carter
  42. Gladiator                    Encore Review
  43. Gone in Sixty Seconds
  44. Groucho Marx: Mysteries & Scandals
  45. Growing Up Brady
  46. Gun Shy
  47. Hanging Up
  48. Happy Accidents
  49. High Fidelity
  50. Hollow Man
  51. How the Grinch Stole Christmas
  52. In Our Own Hands
  53. In the Mood For Love
  54. Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport
  55. Joseph: King of Dreams
  56. Keeping the Faith         Encore Review
  57. The Kid
  58. Kippur
  59. Kiss Kiss (Bang Bang)
  60. The Legend of Bagger Vance
  61. Little Nicky
  62. Loser
  63. Love & Basketball
  64. Meet the Parents
  65. Memento   Encore Review
  66. Men of Honor
  67. Miss Congeniality
  68. Mission: Impossible II
  69. Mission to Mars
  70. The Next Best Thing
  71. Nutty Professor II: The Klumps
  72. O Brother, Where Art Thou?
  73. Operation Thunderbolt: Entebbe
  74. Panic
  75. The Patriot   Encore Review
  76. Pay It Forward
  77. The Perfect Storm
  78. The Pete Rose Story: ESPN SportsCentury
  79. Pitch Black
  80. Pollock
  81. Proof of Life
  82. Quills
  83. Red Planet
  84. Reggie Jackson: ESPN Sports Century
  85. Reindeer Games
  86. Remember the Titans
  87. The Replacements
  88. Requiem for a Dream
  89. Return to Me
  90. The Road to El Dorado
  91. Road Trip
  92. Romeo Must Die
  93. Rules of Engagement
  94. Running Mates
  95. Scary Movie
  96. Scream 3
  97. Sexy Beast
  98. Shadow of the Vampire
  99. Shaft
  100. Shanghai Noon
  101. The Skulls
  102. Snatch.
  103. Space Cowboys
  104. State and Main
  105. Supernova
  106. The Tao of Steve
  107. Thirteen Days  Encore Review  Encore Review 2
  108. The Three Stooges
  109. Tigerland
  110. Time of Favor
  111. Timequest
  112. Titan A.E.
  113. Traffic
  114. U-571
  115. Unbreakable Encore Review Encore Review 2 Encore Review 3   Encore Review 4
  116. Under Suspicion
  117. Vertical Limit
  118. The Watcher
  119. The Way of the Gun
  120. Weight of Water, The
  121. What Lies Beneath
  122. What Women Want
  123. Whatever it Takes
  124. Where the Heart Is
  125. The Whole Nine Yards
  126. Willie Mays: ESPN Sports Century
  127. Wonder Boys
  128. X-Men  Encore Review
  129. 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.


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