2000 January Movies

Tra(sgre)dire (2000)

Tra(sgre)dire

    • NR
    • 89 min
    • Comedy

    While scouting out apartments in London for her Venetian boyfriend, Carla rents an apartment that overlooks the Thames. There she meet the lesbian hyper-horny real estate agent Moira.

    Next Friday (2000)

    Next Friday

    • 20%
    • R
    • 98 min
    • Comedy

    It's Next Friday, and Craig (Ice Cube) is still living with his parents in South Central Los Angeles while looking for a job and remembering his moment of glory four years before. That was when he finally bested the local bully, Debo (Tommy "Tiny" Lister Jr.), during an eventful Friday depicted in the 1995 hit film known, not surprisingly, as Friday. But now Debo has escaped after several years behind bars, and he's bent on exacting painful revenge on Craig.

    Fearing for his son's safety,...

    My Dog Skip (2000)

    My Dog Skip

    • 73%
    • PG
    • 95 min
    • Drama

    After shy and introverted Willie Morris (Frankie Muniz) watches his local idol ship off to war, his mother decides that he needs a new friend and gives him a Jack Russel terrier puppy, that Willie delightedly names Skip, for his birthday. Skip's outgoing personality helps Willie to build a friendship with Rivers Applewhite (Caitlin Wachs), the prettiest girl in school. Skip then further serves as matchmaker for Willie and Rivers at the movie theater, and lends a paw after Willie is challenged...

    Supernova (2000)

    Supernova

    • 10%
    • PG-13
    • 91 min
    • Horror

    In the early 22st century, the crew of the medical rescue vessel Nightingale 229 has recently departed for a routine patrol of deep space. On this quiet, lonely ship, it's business as usual for Captain A.J. Marley (Robert Forster), co-pilot Nick Vanzant (James Spader), chief medical officer Kaela Evers (Angela Bassett), computer engineer Benj Sotomejor (Wilson Cruz), medical tech Yerzy Penalosa (Lou Diamond Phillips) and paramedic Danika Lund (Robin Tunney).

    The mission changes quickly,...

    Down To You (2000)

    Down To You

    • 3%
    • PG-13
    • 91 min
    • Romance

    Al Connelly (Freddie Prinz Jr.) and Imogen (Julia Stiles) are a young couple whose passionate romance takes them for a ride down the all-too-powerful path of first love.

    Set against the chaotic and hilarious backdrop of college lifestyle in New York City, their story brings to light the ever-present conflict between true love and the temptation to wander astray from commitment. When mischievous friends enter the scene, Al and Imogen are confronted with obstacles that add to the highlights and...

    Saving Grace (2000)

    Saving Grace

    • 63%
    • R
    • 93 min
    • Comedy

    Grace Trevethen, whose late husband jumped out of a plane without a parachute, has been left with a manor on the Cornish Coast - and the massive, suffocating mountain of debt her husband had been secretly amassing. Now, with creditors and repossessors on her heels, Grace is faced with the prospect of losing everything.

    When Grace is asked to tend an ailing, if illicit, plant belonging to the manor's soon-to-be-sacked caretaker Matthew, she gets the outrageous idea to use her renowned green...

    Chuck and Buck (2000)

    Chuck and Buck

      • R
      • 96 min
      • Comedy

      Buck is a man-child who has lived his existence in a life of kindergarten collages and lollipops. Buck remembers his old childhood friend Chuck, with whom he feels a need to reconnect with after having invited him to his mother's funeral. Buck treks out to LA where Chuck, now a music record executive, is living his life. Buck ends up developing an obsession with Chuck and begins stalking him.

      "Chicken Soup for the Soul" 14 Steps/Damaged Goods/Ballerina Dreams

        • Unrated
        • 60 min
        • Drama

        "Doctors" Nowhere to Hide

        • 44%
        • R
        • 30 min
        • Drama

        "The Amanda Show" The Restaurant Singer

        • 75%
        • R
        • 30 min
        • Comedy

        "The Secret Adventures of Jules Verne" Dust to Dust

          • R
          • 96 min
          • Horror
          101 Ways (The Things a Girl Will Do to Keep Her Volvo) (2000)

          101 Ways (The Things a Girl Will Do to Keep Her Volvo)

            • Unrated
            • 100 min

            101 Ways (the things a girl will do to keep her Volvo) chronicles the epic adventures of Watson (Wendy Hoopes), a struggling young writer who moves to the quiet suburbs to write her first novel. A New York City native, Watson isn't much of a driver, and her over-protective mother forces her to buy a car she can't afford - a brand new Volvo. Watson falls in love with the car, but real life quickly catches up to her in the form of the repo man when she falls behind on her monthly...

            A storm in summer (2000)

            A storm in summer

              • Unrated
              • 94 min
              • Drama

              An old Jewish shop owner Mr. Shaddick ('Peter Falk' ) suddenly finds himself responsible for a little black boy named Herman Washington ('Aaron Meek' ) trying to escape the chaos of Harlem as part of a sponsorship program. At first, Mr. Shaddick wants nothing more than to get rid of the kid, but to spite the well to do lady who tries to take him over to her home, he decides to take Herman in. As time goes on, Mr. Shaddick finds himself caring about Herman and has the...

              Addicted to Murder 3: Bloodlust (2000)

              Addicted to Murder 3: Bloodlust

                • Unrated
                • 85 min
                • Horror

                NOTE: Sequel to Addicted to Murder: Tainted Blood (1999). It is 1999. Joel Winter, now a vampire hunter...

                Aladdin and the Adventure of All Time (2000)

                Aladdin and the Adventure of All Time

                  • G
                  • 81 min
                  • Animation

                  Aladdin and his new friend Paige visit English kings, Egyptian queens, come face to face with a Tyrannosaurus Rex, and walk the gangplank with Blackbeard the Pirate, in search of a stolen magic lamp.

                  Ali Zaoua: Prince of the Streets (2000)

                  Ali Zaoua: Prince of the Streets

                  • 73%
                  • Unrated
                  • 99 min
                  • Drama

                  Ali, Kwita, Omar and Boubker are street kids. The daily dose of glue sniffing represents their only escape from reality. Since they left Dib and his gang, they have been living on the portside of Casablanca. They live in constant fear of Dib's revenge. Ali wants to become a sailor - when he was living with his mother, a prostitute, he used to listen to a fairy tale about the sailor who discovered the miracle island with two suns. Instead of finding his island in the dream, Ali and his...

                  Always a Bridesmaid (2000)

                  Always a Bridesmaid

                    • Unrated
                    • 98 min
                    • Documentary

                    One of the most personal documentaries out there. Nina Davenport's journey through her life as a wedding videographer who is unable to receive a marriage commitment from her boyfriend. As she attempts to make since of her life, Davenport interviews elderly women who never married and her own mother, who was quite the prize in her day. What escapes onto film is a courageous young woman who leaves her heart out for the taking. Written by Chris Bogner

                    Apartment Hunting

                      • Unrated
                      • 89 min

                      Ben Reddick is a writer for Boomer magazine in Toronto. His fledgling career gets a boost when his boss Victor gives him a cover story article to write. He has mixed feelings about it because of the topic: telephone dating. Victor gave him the assignment if only because the job wouldn't threaten his stable marriage to his wife Sarah, despite Victor stipulating that Ben is not to meet any of the female date seekers face-to-face. Beyond the daunting task of finding a larger...

                      Barbecue-Pejo (2000)

                      Barbecue-Pejo

                        • Unrated
                        • 86 min
                        • Comedy

                        A young peasant, Boubacar, owner of a corn field, wants to break free of his wretched existence and has an idea for a new job. He sells his field and uses the money to buy a broken-down old Peugeot 504 from an European couple. Boubacar wants to try his hand at being a bush taxi driver. But very soon, he sees that his dream cannot become reality : the engine of the old jalopy dies on him. Boubacar is ruined. His wife is forced into prostitution in the corn fields to meet the family's needs. But...

                        Bear with Me (2000)

                        Bear with Me

                          • 96 min
                          • Family

                          An orphaned bear cub is adopted by little Emily and her family. They name the cub Masha, raise her and release her back into the wild. Three years go by, and Emily is lost deep in the forest. Cold, frightened and alone in the darkness, she falls and is knocked unconscious. When she awakens, Emily is amazed to see that a brown bear has kept her warm and dry all night by cuddling her. It's Masha – and Emily is overjoyed to be reunited with the bear just when she needs a friend most. Together...