2000 Drama Movies

Unbreakable (2000)

Unbreakable

  • 68%
  • PG-13
  • 106 min
  • Drama

In his follow up to "The Sixth Sense," Oscar-nominated writer/director M. Night Shyamalan has created another unique suspense thriller. BRUCE WILLIS again stars, this time as David Dunn, the sole survivor of a devastating train wreck. SAMUEL L. JACKSON co-stars as Elijah Price, a mysterious stranger who offers a bizarre explanation as to why David escaped without a single scratch, an explanation that threatens to change David's family and life forever.

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.

American Psycho (2000)

American Psycho

  • 67%
  • R
  • 102 min
  • Crime

Traveling amongst narcissistic, misogynistic, barely discernable corporate clones, Patrick spends his workdays obsessing over tasteful business cards, designer suits, and prime reservations at trendy restaurants. After hours, he dismembers prostitutes, models, transients, and literally gives a co-worker the axe in a series of increasingly surreal episodes, all prefaced by demented lectures on the virtues of Phil Collins, Whitney Houston, and Huey Lewis.

Requiem for a Dream (2000)

Requiem for a Dream

  • 78%
  • R
  • 102 min
  • Drama

Drugs. They consume mind, body and soul. Once you're hooked, you're hooked. Four lives. Four addicts. Four failures. Doing their best to succeed in the world, but failing miserably, four people get hooked on various drugs. Despite their aspirations of greatness, they succumb to their addictions. Watching the addicts spiral out of control, we bear witness to the dirtiest, ugliest portions of the underworld addicts reside in. It is shocking and eye-opening but demands to be seen by both addicts...

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...

Malena (2000)

Malena

  • 55%
  • R
  • 109 min
  • Comedy

Malena is the most ravishing and irresistible beauty in Castelcuto. Renato Amoroso, is an imaginative 13-year old who takes his desire for Malena to unexpected heights of obsessive fantasy. Fueled by his dreams of cinematic romance, Renato Amoroso becomes Malena's secret shadow, a spy of love following closely her every sensuous move.

Malena becomes a young widow, and then becomes the dangerous object of the town's pent-up lust, jealousy and anger - the very eye of an emotional, erotic storm...

Almost Famous (2000)

Almost Famous

  • 88%
  • R
  • 122 min
  • Drama

When his love of music lands him an assignment from Rolling Stone magazine to interview the up-and-coming band Stillwater-fronted by lead guitar Russell Hammond (Billy Crudup) and lead singer Jeff Bebe (Jason Lee)William embarks on an eye-opening journey with the band's tour, despite the objections of his protective mother (Frances McDormand). With the help of the lovely "band aid" Penny Lane (Kate Hudson), William finds himself drawn into the band's inner circle. But as he becomes less an...

Billy Elliot (2000)

Billy Elliot

  • 85%
  • R
  • 110 min
  • Comedy

The life of 11-year-old Billy Elliot (Jamie Bell), a coal miner's son in Northern England, is forever changed one day when he stumbles upon a ballet class during his weekly boxing lesson. Before long, he finds himself in dance, demonstrating the kind of raw talent seldom seen by the class' exacting instructor, Mrs. Wilkinson (Julie Walters).

With a tart tongue and a never-ending stream of cigarettes in her hand, Mrs. Wilkinson's zest for teaching is revived when she sees Billy's potential....

Remember the Titans (2000)

Remember the Titans

  • 73%
  • PG
  • 113 min
  • Biography

In 1971 high school football was everything to the people of Alexandria, Virginia. But when the local school board was forced to integrate an all black school with an all white school, the very foundation of football's great tradition was put to the test. In what was a potentially volatile situation with far reaching consequences, a black coach - Herman Boone (Denzel Washington) - was brought up from South Carolina and hired as head coach of the T.C. Williams High Titans over Bill Yoast (Will...

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 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 Beach (2000)

The Beach

  • 19%
  • R
  • 119 min
  • Adventure

Richard (Leonardo DiCaprio) is a young American backpacker who arrives in Thailand with adventure on his mind. At a cheap hotel in Bangkok, Richard meets a French couple, Etienne (Guillaume Canet) and Francoise (Virginie Ledoyen). He also encounters Daffy (Robert Carlyle), an older traveler ravaged by years of sun and drugs. Rambling and paranoid, Daffy tells Richard an improbable tale of a secret island, a paradise on earth: the perfect beach, unsullied by tourists.

The next day, Richard...

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...

What Lies Beneath (2000)

What Lies Beneath

  • 46%
  • PG-13
  • 130 min
  • Drama

It had been a year since Dr. Norman Spencer (Harrison Ford) betrayed his beautiful wife Claire (Michelle Pfeiffer). But with Claire oblivious to the truth and the affair over, Norman's life and marriage seem perfect -- so perfect that when Claire tells him of hearing mysterious voices and seeing a young woman's wraithlike image in their home, he dismisses her mounting terror as delusion. However, as Claire moves closer to the truth, it becomes clear that this apparition will not be dismissed,...

The Virgin Suicides (2000)

The Virgin Suicides

  • 76%
  • R
  • 97 min
  • Drama

In an ordinary suburban house, on a lovely tree-lined street, in the middle of 1970s America, lived the five beautiful, dreamy Lisbon sisters, whose doomed fates indelibly marked the neighborhood boys who to this day continue to obsess over them. What happened to the Lisbon sisters is a tale at once darkly funny and deeply poignant, a story of love and repression, fantasy and terror, sex and death, memory and longing. It is at its core a mystery: a heart-rending investigation into the...

Coyote Ugly (2000)

Coyote Ugly

  • 22%
  • PG-13
  • 100 min
  • Comedy

Aspiring songwriter Violet Sanford (Perabo) leaves her home and father (Goodman) for New York. But all she finds there is rejection. She hears one of a group of beautiful women is leaving her job in a bar called COYOTE UGLY. Violet persuades the bar owner, Lil (Bello), to give her a chance. When Violet arrives, the bouncer tells her it's a quiet night. She goes in. A wall of noise hits her--throbbing music, howling men. Two women are atop the bar, pulling a customer back over it, pulling up his...

Erin Brockovich (2000)

Erin Brockovich

  • 84%
  • R
  • 131 min
  • Biography

Erin Brockovich is a stirring, funny and unconventional drama based on the true events of a twice-divorced mother of three young children who sees an injustice, takes on the bad guy and wins.

In a world where heroes are often in short supply, the story of Erin Brockovich is an inspirational reminder of the power of the human spirit. Her passion, tenacity and steadfast desire to fight for the rights of the underdog defied the odds ... her victory made even more sweet by the fact that while...

High Fidelity (2000)

High Fidelity

  • 92%
  • R
  • 113 min
  • Comedy

High Fidelity follows the mid-life crisis of Rob (Cusack), a thirty-something record-store owner who must face the undeniable facts - he's growing up. In a hilarious homage to the music scene, Rob and the wacky, offbeat clerks that inhabit his store expound on the intricacies of life and song all the while trying to succeed in their adult relationships. This romantic comedy provides a touching and whimsical glimpse into the male view of the affairs of the heart

Tra(sgre)dire (2000)

Tra(sgre)dire

    • NR
    • 89 min
    • Comedy

    Carla, a young woman from Venice, visits London to find an apartment for herself and her boyfriend. Along the way she makes lots of friends.

    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.