2000 December Movies

Cast Away (2000)

Cast Away

  • 90%
  • PG-13
  • 143 min
  • Adventure

Hanks stars as Chuck Noland, a FedEx systems engineer whose personal and professional life are ruled by the clock. His fast-paced career takes him, often at a moment's notice, to far-flung locales -and away from his girlfriend Kelly, played by Helen Hunt.

Chuck's manic existence abruptly ends when, after a plane crash, he becomes isolated on a remote island - cast away into the most desolate environment imaginable. Stripped of the conveniences of everyday life, he first must meet the basic...

What Women Want (2000)

What Women Want

    • PG-13
    • 127 min
    • Comedy

    Nick Marshall was the ultimate man's man. A charming, irrepressible bachelor living on the A-list of life, he loved listening to Sinatra and, like the Chairman of the Board himself, thought he had the world on a string.

    Then one night, in the privacy of his Rat Pack dream apartment, that string began to unravel when he got an unexpected jolt, which opened his eyes and ears more than he could have imagined. Or ever dreamed of.

    Now, Nick Marshall, hot shot advertising executive and...

    Traffic (2000)

    Traffic

    • 92%
    • R
    • 147 min
    • Crime

    A contemporary thriller set in the world of drug trafficking, Traffic is the new film from director Steven Soderbergh. The ensemble cast is headed by Michael Douglas, Don Cheadle, Benicio Del Toro, Luis Guzman, Dennis Quaid, and Catherine Zeta-Jones. Traffic evokes the high stakes and high risks of the drug trade, as seen through a series of interrelated stories, some of which are highly personal and some of which are filled with intrigue and danger.

    The Emperor's New Groove (2000)

    The Emperor's New Groove

    • 85%
    • G
    • 78 min
    • Animation

    Set in a mythical mountain kingdom, the film follows the misadventures of an arrogant, egocentric young Emperor named Kuzco, who is transformed into a llama by his power-hungry advisor - the devious diva Yzma. Stranded in a jungle, Kuzco's only chance to get back home and reclaim the high life rests with a good-hearted peasant named Pacha. Kuzco's "perfect world" becomes a perfect mess as this most unlikely duo must deal with hair-raising dangers, wild comic predicaments and - most horrifying...

    Thirteen Days (2000)

    Thirteen Days

    • 83%
    • PG-13
    • 145 min
    • Drama

    While mounting evidence suggests that the risk of a nuclear exchange was far greater than previously imagined, no one will ever know everything that happened behind closed doors at the White House, But, drawing on numerous historical sources, including White House tapes, memoirs, oral histories, CIA documents and personal interviews, screenwriter David Self has dramatized and woven together a story inspired by the events of October 1962 into a memorable thriller. Thirteen Days is, at its heart,...

    Chocolat (2000)

    Chocolat

    • 63%
    • PG-13
    • 121 min
    • Drama

    After several successful years in Hollywood, Lasse Hallstr�m (The Cider House Rules, What's Eating Gilbert Grape) returns to Europe with this slice of small-town life in 1950s France. Juliette Binoche plays a new-in-town single mother who gradually wins over the locals with the sweets in her chocolate shop. But these aren't your typical French townspeople. With Johnny Depp, Judi Dench, and Carrie-Anne Moss among the customers, this village has a distinctively global appeal.

    Battle Royale (2000)

    Battle Royale

      • NONE
      • 114 min
      • Adventure

      In the future, the Japanese government captures a class of ninth-grade students and forces them to kill each other under the revolutionary "Battle Royale" act.

      The Gift (2000)

      The Gift

      • 57%
      • R
      • 112 min
      • Crime

      In the tiny town of Brixton, Georgia where nothing is private, a woman with supernatural clairvoyance, a young beautiful socialite who has mysteriously disappeared, and an assortment of colorful characters all collide.

      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...

      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...

      The Family Man (2000)

      The Family Man

      • 53%
      • PG-13
      • 125 min
      • Comedy

      Jack Campbell (Nicolas Cage) gets a second chance to reclaim love and life with the girl he loved and lost 13 years ago. After a strange interaction with a street-punk on Christmas Eve, Jack wakes up in a new and different life from that of a high-living and high-paid New York banker...as a suburban New Jersey father and husband to his long-lost Kate (Tea Leoni).

      Jack is horrified. Somehow Jack Campbell businessman has become Jack Campbell the family man. Not only does he live in New Jersey...

      Dude, Where's My Car? (2000)

      Dude, Where's My Car?

      • 18%
      • PG-13
      • 83 min
      • Comedy

      Last night, two party-hearty Dudes had an unbelievably sweet time. Too bad, they can't remember a thing, including where they parked their car. All they know is there's a year's supply of pudding in the fridge, and their girlfriends are ticked at them for trashing their house and forgetting their anniversary. To make up with the girls, the Dudes have to find the anniversary gifts they bought for the occasion. But it won't be easy - the goodies are in their car.

      So, the Dudes embark on a...

      Dracula 2000 (2000)

      Dracula 2000

      • 15%
      • R
      • 99 min
      • Horror

      Abraham Van Helsing is working as an antiques dealer. Simon is a vampire hunter training under the master's watchful eye.

      Van Helsing and Simon travel to New Orleans to rescue Van Helsing's daughter Mary from the family's long-time nemesis, Dracula.

      Dungeons & Dragons (2000)

      Dungeons & Dragons

      • 10%
      • PG-13
      • 107 min
      • Adventure

      The highly anticipated fantasy-adventure film brings to life the magical world that three generations of aficionados have seen only in their imaginations, but it also stands alone as an exciting adventure that non-players can enjoy as they discover the wonders of that much-visited Dungeons & Dragons universe for the first time.

      Finding Forrester (2000)

      Finding Forrester

      • 73%
      • PG-13
      • 136 min
      • Drama

      Known as the neighborhood recluse, silver-haired Forrester (Sean Connery) is a man whose mystery and eccentricity border on the mythical. When Jamal (Rob Brown) -- a talented African-American scholar-athlete -- sneaks into his apartment and accidentally leaves behind his backpack full of writings, they both get something unexpected in return.

      Compelled to look past skin color and suppositions, Jamal encounters not only his first fan, but a mentor who will challenge and change him forever, and...

      Proof of Life (2000)

      Proof of Life

      • 40%
      • R
      • 135 min
      • Action

      Peter Bowman (David Morse), an American engineer in a Latin American country, is kidnapped for a $3 million dollar ransom. Abandoned by her husband's employer and insurance company, his wife Alice (Meg Ryan) refuses to give up on his life. She takes on the task of bringing him home but quickly realizes she can't do that without help.

      An expert in 'K & R' (Kidnap & Ransom), Terry Thorne (Russell Crowe) is Alice's best and only hope for saving Peter. He takes on the job, but soon finds...

      All The Pretty Horses (2000)

      All The Pretty Horses

      • 32%
      • PG-13
      • 116 min
      • Drama

      Two young Texas cowboys on the cusp of manhood ride into 1940's Mexico in search of experience. What they find is a country as chaotic as it is beautiful, as cruel and unfeeling as it is mysterious, where death is a constant, capricious companion.

      A Diva's Christmas Carol (2000)

      A Diva's Christmas Carol

        • PG
        • 120 min
        • Comedy

        Ebony Scrooge is a one of the world's most successful pop singers. Yet her cold hearted soul and nasty attitude makes her lack a lot of holiday cheer and makes her band and manager, anything but happy. While in New York, Ebony is visited by her former singing partner, Marli Jacob, who claims that she will be visited by three spirits: Ghost of Christmas Past, Ghost of Christmas Present, and Ghost of Christmas Future who will hopefully turn Ebony's life around. Written by Kristine...

        After the Reconciliation (2000)

        After the Reconciliation

          • Unrated
          • 74 min
          • Drama

          An elderly couple and a younger man and woman follow up failed seduction attempts with conversation about love and the meaning of life.

          Air Bud: World Pup (2000)

          Air Bud: World Pup

            • G
            • 83 min
            • Comedy

            The ball-playing dog ventures into the world of soccer (football) and parenthood.