2000 Action Movies

Gladiator (2000)

Gladiator

  • 77%
  • R
  • 155 min
  • Action

In the final days of Marcus Aurelius' reign, the aging emperor arouses his son Commodus' anger when he makes known his wish that Maximus be his successor. Power-hungry Commodus kills his father and orders the death of Maximus. But the latter flees and hides his identity by becoming slave and a gladiator. Eventually, Maximus journeys back to Rome to confront his arch-rival.

O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)

O Brother, Where Art Thou?

  • 77%
  • PG-13
  • 106 min
  • Comedy

Ulysses Everett McGill (George Clooney) is a garrulous, silver-tongued, petty criminal, having some difficulty adjusting to the regimentation of life as a man sentenced to a term of hard labor in Mississippi. Reluctant to spend any more time crushing rocks, he scams his way off the chain gang with a clumsy duo of lame losers: sweet and simple Delmar (Tim Blake Nelson), and the maladjusted Pete (John Turturro). The trio embarks on the adventure of a lifetime as they set out to pursue their...

X-Men (2000)

X-Men

  • 82%
  • PG-13
  • 104 min
  • Action

Based on the long-running Marvel comic book series, X-MEN takes place in the near future, as certain humans are evolving into mutants with special powers. In the Canadian wilderness, a young runaway mutant named Rogue (Anna Paquin) and a bad-tempered, quick-healing mutant with retractable metal claws called Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) are suddenly attacked by Sabertooth, one of Magneto's (Ian McKellen) powerful lackeys. Fortunately, Cyclops (James Marsden) and Storm (Halle Berry), students of the...

The Perfect Storm (2000)

The Perfect Storm

  • 47%
  • PG-13
  • 129 min
  • Action

In the fall of 1991, Captain Billy Tyne piloted his boat - the Adrea Gail - and his crew out to the fishing grounds of the North Atlantic. Two weeks later, a confluence of sever weather - a Perfect Storm - gathered.

With barely enough time to warn the vessels at sea, the storm bore down on New England. The Andrea Gail never received the warning.

The Patriot (2000)

The Patriot

  • 62%
  • R
  • 158 min
  • Action

Benjamin Martin is a reluctant hero who is swept into the American Revolution when the war reaches his home and threatens his family. A hero of the fierce French and Indian conflict, Martin had renounced fighting forever to raise his family in peace. But when the British arrive at his South Carolina home and endanger what he holds most dear, Martin takes up arms alongside his idealistic patriot son, Gabriel, and leads a brave rebel Militia into battle against a relentless and overwhelming...

Charlie's Angels (2000)

Charlie's Angels

  • 68%
  • PG-13
  • 98 min
  • Action

Natalie (Cameron Diaz), Dylan (Drew Barrymore) and Alex (Lucy Liu) are a trio of elite private investigators armed with the latest in high-tech tools, high-performance vehicles, martial arts techniques and a vast array of disguises. Alongside faithful lieutenant Bosley (Bill Murray), the Angels must track down a kidnapped computer ace and keep his top-secret voice-idendification software from faling into the wrong hands -- foiling an elaborate murder-revenge plot that could not only destroy...

Hollow Man (2000)

Hollow Man

  • 27%
  • R
  • 112 min
  • Action

Government researcher Sebastian Caine (Kevin Bacon) elects to become the guinea pig for his own experiments in invisibility, which unleash his megalomaniacal tendencies.

Mission: Impossible 2 (2000)

Mission: Impossible 2

  • 58%
  • PG-13
  • 123 min
  • Action

Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) partners up with Nyah Hall (Thandie Newton) to stop renegade agent Sean Ambrose (Dougray Scott) before he can release a new kind of terror -- a biological agent -- on an unsuspecting world.

Before the mission is complete, they'll traverse the globe, and choose between everything they love and believe in...

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

    • PG-13
    • 120 min
    • Action

    The disappearance of a magical jade sword spurs a breathtaking quest for the missing treasure. Li (Chow Yun-Fat) is embittered by the loss of his jade sword, and his unrequited pursuit of Yu (Michelle Yeoh) is further complicated by the mysterious intrusion of an assassin. The identity of the assassin is gradually unveiled as another poignant tale of love begins to ravel with that of Li and Yu against the backdrop of Western China's magnificent landscape.

    Miss Congeniality (2000)

    Miss Congeniality

    • 42%
    • PG-13
    • 109 min
    • Action

    For her entire life, Gracie Hart has dreamed of emulating the career of her mother, Emily, a highly esteemed FBI agent who died in the line of duty. Unfortunately, Gracie's aggressive nature has branded her as a loose cannon, and the only one in the bureau who actually believes in her is fellow agent and friend, Eric Matthews. When a terrorist threatens to bomb the Miss United States pageant, the FBI rushes to find a female agent to go undercover as a contestant. Unfortunately, Gracie is the...

    U-571 (2000)

    U-571

    • 68%
    • PG-13
    • 116 min
    • Action

    April 1942: Hitler's U-boats have brought war to the United States. Unknown to the American public, massive Allied shipping losses are occurring up and down the East Coast. Unable to crack the U-boat radio codes, the U.S. Navy struggles blindly against the German onslaught.

    Set against the backdrop of World War II, U-571 is a fictional tale about a daring mission to capture a top secret Nazi coding device from a German submarine. The film is inspired by a composite of events that transpired...

    Pitch Black (2000)

    Pitch Black

    • 57%
    • R
    • 109 min
    • Action

    A spacecraft carrying an assortment of passengers including Riddick (Vin Diesel), a dangerous, shackled murderer between prisons, is forced to make a crash landing on a barren, triple-sunned planet after the craft suffers severe damage during a meteor shower. The ship is ripped into pieces, killing several crew members and leaving meek officer Fry (Radha Mitchell) in charge of the survivors. After two unfortunate deaths, the survivors discover that the only visible life form on the planet is a...

    Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000)

    Gone in Sixty Seconds

      • PG-13
      • 118 min
      • Action

      Randall "Memphis" Raines (Nicolas Cage) long ago abandoned his life of crime, but after an ominous visit from an old friend, he finds he has no choice but to return to what he does best - stealing cars - in order to save his brother's life. It all comes down to one night, 50 cars and a contract.

      Titan A.E. (2000)

      Titan A.E.

      • 52%
      • PG
      • 94 min
      • Animation

      The year is 3028. Mankind has conquered space, and even though it was routine to travel to the farthest galaxies, humans always thought that Earth would be home. However, with mankind's new freedom comes new enemies, forcing Earth to prepare for an attack by the Drej, a vicious alien race.

      In little more than an instant, Earth is gone. The human race barely escapes with its greatest treasure, a magnificent ship christened the Titan.

      Battlefield Earth (2000)

      Battlefield Earth

      • 2%
      • PG-13
      • 118 min
      • Action

      A millennium ago, vicious Psychlo aliens swept down from the skies and wiped out Earth's entire defense force in nine minutes. Now, the handfuls of surviving humans are either used as slaves, stripping the mineral resources from the planet for use by the Psychlo race, or hiding out in remote mountain villages, primitive and cut off from the rest of humanity.

      Shanghai Noon (2000)

      Shanghai Noon

      • 79%
      • PG-13
      • 110 min
      • Action

      The Wild West meets the Far East in a battle for honor, royalty and a trunk full of gold when acrobatic Chinese Imperial Guard Chon Wang (JACKIE CHAN) comes to America to rescue beautiful Princess Pei Pei (LUCY LIU) who has been kidnapped from The Forbidden City.

      With the help of a partner he doesn't trust (OWEN WILSON), a wife he didn't expect (BRANDON MERRILL), a horse with a personality all its own and martial arts moves no one can believe, Chon finds himself facing the meanest gunslingers...

      Space Cowboys (2000)

      Space Cowboys

      • 78%
      • PG-13
      • 130 min
      • Action

      In 1958, the members of Team Daedalus, a group of top Air Force test pilots, were ready to become the first Americans in space. When they were pushed aside and a chimpanzee instead got the honor, they retired, but the dream of going into space never died.

      Now, over four decades later, a Russian satellite has suffered a systems failure that will cause a total communications blackout in tRussia. Now retired, Frank Corvin (Clint Eastwood) is the one man alive who can help. This is the chance of...

      Red Planet (2000)

      Red Planet

      • 14%
      • PG-13
      • 106 min
      • Sci-Fi

      It's 2050, Earth is dying, and colonizing Mars is the only alternative to obliteration. Mission Commander Kate Bowman (Carrie-Anne Moss) and her crew have made a journey to the red planet to investigate what went wrong with the malfunctioning Mars Terraforming Project, and to repair it. But a crash-landing leaves them without scientific, communication or escape equipment, and causes their military mapping and exploration robot to malfunction, becoming an enemy dedicated to breaking the team...

      Shaft (2000)

      Shaft

      • 68%
      • R
      • 99 min
      • Action

      When spoiled college kid Walter Wade (Christian Bale) kills a young black student, John Shaft (Jackson) makes the arrest. Walter skips bail and flees the country, and after two years of waiting, Shaft hauls him back into custody as Walter secretly returns to the States. But when Walter's wealthy father posts bail once again, Walter is back out on the streets and looking to put Shaft in a body bag. So are two of Shaft's corrupt colleagues (Dan Hedaya and Ruben Santiago-Hudson) as well as a...

      Vertical Limit (2000)

      Vertical Limit

      • 48%
      • PG-13
      • 119 min
      • Action

      An edge-of-your seat, emotionally-charged action-adventure story, VERTICAL LIMIT is a high-adrenaline tale of young climber Peter Garrett (Golden Globe nominee Chris O'Donnell), who must launch a treacherous and extraordinary rescue effort up K2, the world's second highest peak. Confronting both his own limitations and the awesome power of nature's uncontrollable elements, Peter risks his life to save his sister, Annie (Robin Tunney), and her summit team (Bill Paxton and Nicholas Lea) in a race...