2000 December Movies (By Date)

Panic (2000)

Panic

  • 91%
  • R
  • 88 min
  • Drama

Alex is going through a midlife crisis and it has become a very difficult time for him. His marriage is struggling, he's worried about his son, and his job of killing people for his family has become the most stressful part of his life. He seeks the help of a therapist and meets a woman in the waiting room that he connects with.

Borderline Normal (2000)

Borderline Normal

    • R
    • 85 min
    • Drama

    Jeremy's world is coming apart. Mom has moved to Windsor and dad has stayed in Detroit with his eldest son. Jeremy moves between warring parents, loving them both but caught in an ugly custody battle. Starting at a new school in Canada complicates all of this. School brings the chance of new friends in an encounter group for children of divorced parents. Here he meets Beth, a tough girl who has found her own way of dealing with her parents divorce. Also pushing Jeremy to reach his own...

    Dead or Alive 2: Tôbôsha (2000)

    Dead or Alive 2: Tôbôsha

      • 97 min
      • Crime

      Two contract killers cross paths in the middle of the same job and realize they are childhood friends. Together they take a break from killing and visit the small island they once called home. After reflecting on their past lives they decided to team up and use their talents in killing for good... much to the upset of the crime syndicates.

      Crackerjack 3 (2000)

      Crackerjack 3

        • PG-13
        • 97 min
        • Action

        A group of retired spies once former enemies, are forced to work together in an attempt to retrieve a neutron bomb stolen by a group of new-wave, high-tech operatives who have supplanted them in the post-Cold War intelligence game.

        - Written by

        Anonymous

        Frank Herbert's Dune (2000)

        Frank Herbert's Dune

          • Unrated
          • 292 min
          • Action

          In the 11th millennium, Shaddam IV, ruler of the Galactic Empire, rids himself of his competitor Duke Leto Atreides by giving him control of the desert planet Dune also called Arrakis; fully aware that its present owner, Baron Vladimir Harkonnen, will not give it up without a fight. The reason is that Arrakis is the source of the valuable spice, a substance produced by enormous and dangerous sandworms, which bestows special mental qualities on anyone who consumes it. A short...

          In His Life: The John Lennon Story (2000)

          In His Life: The John Lennon Story

            • PG-13
            • 85 min
            • Biography

            A film about the early life of the rock musician and his burgeoning career as a member of the Beatles.

            Can't Be Heaven (2000)

            Can't Be Heaven

              • PG
              • 94 min
              • Comedy

              Everyone eventually meets the love of their lives. Sometimes, like Danny and Julia, that person comes along when you are 13 years old. Other times, like Hubbie and his sweetheart, star-crossed love makes getting together a life-long adventure. This heartwarming story will make you feel like falling in love all over again.

              The Land Before Time VII: The Stone of Cold Fire (2000)

              The Land Before Time VII: The Stone of Cold Fire

                • G
                • 75 min
                • Animation

                Littlefoot and his pals set off in search of a "stone of cold fire" that fell from the night sky. Since he's the only one who has seen it though, nobody really believes him. Littlefoot's uncle Pterano offers support only because he thinks the stone has secret powers and wants it for himself but conceals this from the rest. The young dinos must figure out the truth, before Pterano gets the power. Written by Ash

                Now Chinatown

                  • Unrated
                  • 112 min
                  • Drama

                  Lee's family sent her from China to Los Angeles three years ago to be a waitress in a Chinatown restaurant and send money home to support her ailing grandmother. She lives with her bitter aunt, and endures terrible treatment at work, but feels trapped. Steve, a well-traveled engineer, enters her shabby restaurant by accident one day and is smitten by her. He works to bring her out of her misery and isolation in the short time before he has to leave for a job in China. Written by Jon...

                  The King Is Dancing (2000)

                  The King Is Dancing

                    • 115 min
                    • Drama

                    Louis XIV, the French sun-king has two passions, establishing absolute rule over the realm -after decades of religious/civil wars- by divine right and artistic brilliancy as a dancer

                    Die Königin - Marianne Hoppe (2000)

                    Die Königin - Marianne Hoppe

                      • Unrated
                      • 101 min
                      • Documentary

                      Werner Schroeter's lovely and touching portrait of the great German actress Marianne Hoppe, whose career spanned from the glory days of the Weimar era through the Nazi years to a postwar return to the stage in Shakespeare, Tennessee Williams, and experimental productions by Robert Wilson and Heiner Müller.

                      Highway Society (2000)

                      Highway Society

                        • Unrated
                        • 90 min
                        • Comedy

                        A movie by Mika Kaurismaki.

                        Ritual (2000)

                        Ritual

                          • Unrated
                          • 128 min
                          • Drama

                          A disillusioned filmmaker has an encounter with a young girl who has a ritual of repeating "Tomorrow is my birthday" everyday. He tries to communicate with her through his video camera.

                          Doomsday Man (2000)

                          Doomsday Man

                            • 89 min
                            • Drama
                            Italian For Beginners (2000)

                            Italian For Beginners

                              • R
                              • 112 min
                              • Comedy

                              The lives of six thirty-somethings interweave one bleak Copenhagen winter. For these singles, their introductory Italian class is the catalyst that infuses their ordinary lives with passion and makes their dim futures significantly brighter.

                              G-Men from Hell (2000)

                              G-Men from Hell

                                • PG-13
                                • 98 min
                                • Action

                                Dean Crept and Mike Mattress are two government agents, 'G-men' whom are murdered in an ambush and sent straight to the hot and fiery realm of hell. Dean and Mike manage to escape using a magical dimension traveling crystal to land them back on Earth where they decide to open their own private investigating service, with some stolen money from their killer Buster Lloyd, and soon land a fashionable office space with an attractive and loyal secretary-of-all-trades named Marete. Dean...

                                Schule (2000)

                                Schule

                                  • 99 min
                                  • Comedy

                                  The last three weeks of school life have begun: After the Abitur, Germany's leaving certificate, the friends and schoolmates of Gymnasium Kerkheim (Kerkheim High) will not see each other again so soon. It is a hard time for Markus and his girl Sandra from a lower grade, as he wants to hang out with his old friends, whereas she wants him to be there for her. It's an even harder time for Dirk, who is to be expelled from school if he fails the math exam that is coming up around midday, and it is...

                                  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...

                                  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...

                                  The Base 2 (2000)

                                  The Base 2

                                    • R
                                    • 97 min
                                    • Action

                                    US Army Investigator John Murphy (now a Lieutenant, although he was a Major in the previous Base movie) has been sent to look into a series of suspicious deaths that have been going on under the watch of Colonel Strauss. After going undercover and infiltrating Strauss's unit, Murphy discovers that Strauss and his men are leading a vigilante gang to dispense 'justice' to those they feel have been wrongly acquitted of various crimes. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher...