2000 May Movies

Gladiator (2000)

Gladiator

  • 77%
  • R
  • 155 min
  • Action

In the year 180, the death of emperor Marcus Aurelius throws the Roman Empire into chaos. Maximus is one of the Roman army's most capable and trusted generals and a key advisor to the emperor. As Marcus' devious son Commodus ascends to the throne, Maximus is set to be executed. He escapes, but is captured by slave traders. Renamed Spaniard and forced to become a gladiator, Maximus must battle to the death with other men for the amusement of paying audiences.

Road Trip (2000)

Road Trip

  • 57%
  • R
  • 93 min
  • Adventure

When you're in a committed relationship and have sex with another person...It's not cheating if you're in different area codes. It's not cheating if you're too wasted to remember it, because if you can't remember it, it never really took place. It's not cheating if you're with two people at the same time, because they cancel each other out.

But it is definitely cheating if you videotape it and someone accidentally mails the tape to your girlfriend, which-to his horror-is exactly what happened...

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....

In The Mood For Love (2000)

In The Mood For Love

    • PG
    • 98 min
    • Drama

    Set in Hong Kong, 1962, Chow Mo-Wan is a newspaper editor who moves into a new building with his wife. At approximately the same time, Su Li-zhen, a beautiful secretary and her executive husband also move in to the crowded building. With their spouses often away, Chow and Li-zhen spend most of their time together as friends. They have everything in common from noodle shops to martial arts. Soon, they are shocked to discover that their spouses are having an affair. Hurt and angry, they find...

    Battlefield Earth (2000)

    Battlefield Earth

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

    In the year 3000, man is no match for the Psychlos, a greedy, manipulative race of aliens on a quest for ultimate profit. Led by the powerful Terl, the Psychlos are stripping Earth clean of its natural resources, using the broken remnants of humanity as slaves. What is left of the human race has descended into a near primitive state. After being captured, it is up to Tyler to save mankind.

    Mission: Impossible 2 (2000)

    Mission: Impossible 2

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

    With computer genius Luther Stickell at his side and a beautiful thief on his mind, agent Ethan Hunt races across Australia and Spain to stop a former IMF agent from unleashing a genetically engineered biological weapon called Chimera. This mission, should Hunt choose to accept it, plunges him into the center of an international crisis of terrifying magnitude.

    Shadow of the Vampire (2000)

    Shadow of the Vampire

    • 81%
    • NONE
    • 92 min
    • Drama

    Director F.W. Murnau (John Malkovich) is out to make the greatest silent Vampire movie ever, Nosferatu. Because he is bent on making authentic horror, he hires a real vampire named Max Screck (Willem Dafoe) to play the part of Count Orlak. Murnau promises Schreck the neck of the drug addict star, Greta Schroeder (Catherine McCormack), after filming ends. Murnau says to his crew that the reason that Schreck looks so bizarre is because he is a method actor. But they all wonder why he really looks...

    Dancer in the Dark (2000)

    Dancer in the Dark

    • 68%
    • R
    • 140 min
    • Crime

    Selma, a Czech immigrant on the verge of blindness, struggles to make ends meet for herself and her son, who has inherited the same genetic disorder and will suffer the same fate without an expensive operation. When life gets too difficult, Selma learns to cope through her love of musicals, escaping life's troubles - even if just for a moment - by dreaming up little numbers to the rhythmic beats of her surroundings.

    Dinosaur (2000)

    Dinosaur

    • 65%
    • PG
    • 82 min
    • Animation

    Set 65 million years ago during the late Cretaceous Period, "Dinosaur" follows the adventures of an Iguanodon named Aladar, who is separated from his own species as a hatchling and raised on an island paradise by a clan of Lemurs. When a devastating meteor shower plunges their world into chaos, Aladar and several members of his Lemur family escape to the mainland and join a group of migrating dinosaurs desperately searching for a safe new nesting ground. With water and food in short supply and...

    Center Stage (2000)

    Center Stage

    • 43%
    • PG-13
    • 115 min
    • Drama

    Vibrant and supremely gifted, they are students who devote themselves to their art, sacrificing ordinary pleasures of life to train with the rigor of Olympic athletes. While experiencing the normal joys and sorrows, loves and conflicts of youth, they vie for a place in an ultra-selective professional dance company.

    Big Momma's House (2000)

    Big Momma's House

    • 30%
    • PG-13
    • 98 min
    • Action

    FBI agent Malcolm Turner (Martin Lawrence) is tough, smart and a master of disguise. There's nothing he can't handle. Stop a brutal crime ring? No problem. Malcolm transforms himself into an aged Asian man to crack the case. Malcolm's latest assignment brings him to a small southern town, where he's determined to trap a brutal bank robber (and recent prison escapee). Malcolm sets up a stakeout across from the home of a southern matriarch known as Big Momma, who's about to be visited by the...

    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...

    Scarlet Diva (2000)

    Scarlet Diva

    • 50%
    • R
    • 91 min
    • Drama

    Anna Battista is a young, popular, 24-year-old Italian-born International film actress who engages herself on a hectic and self-destructive spree which takes her across Europe and to America to shed her "boy-toy" image to become an "artist" in order to write and direct herself in a semi-biography movie of herself titled "Scarlet Diva." After working in Rome, and winning a presigious film award in Milan, Anna travels to Paris to save her best friend from an abusive...

    Cecil B. Demented (2000)

    Cecil B. Demented

    • 52%
    • R
    • 87 min
    • Comedy

    An insane independent film director and his renegade group of teenage film makers kidnap an A-list Hollywood actress and force her to star in their underground film.

    "Murder Rooms: Mysteries of the Real Sherlock Holmes" The Dark Beginnings of Sherlock Holmes

      • Unrated
      • 104 min
      • Crime

      In the tumult that follows his killing off his fictional character Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Conan Doyle reflects on the man who influenced and provided the prototype for the great detective, Dr. Joseph Bell. A professor at the University of Edinburgh medical school where Doyle is a student, Bell is unconventional in his quest for knowledge and uses his skills of perception and observation to interpret events. He also believes that crimes can be solved in the same way as disease can be diagnosed...

      101 Reykjavík (2000)

      101 Reykjavík

        • NONE
        • 88 min
        • Comedy

        Thirty-year-old Hlynur still lives with his mother and spends his days drinking, watching porn and surfing the net while living off unemployment checks. A girl is interested in him, but he stands back from commitment. His mother's Spanish flamenco teacher, Lola, moves in with them for Christmas. On New Year's Eve, while his mother is away, Hlynur finds out Lola is a lesbian, but also ends up having sex with her. He soon finds out he and his mother are sharing more than a house. Eventually he...

        A Shot at Glory (2000)

        A Shot at Glory

          • R
          • 104 min
          • Drama

          A Scottish soccer team from the tiny village Kilnockie, led by coach Gordon MacLeod (Robert Duvall) and star player Jackie McQuillan (Ally McCoist), battles for the Scottish cup. If the players don't win the cup, the American owner (Michael Keaton) may move the team to Dublin, Ireland.

          Adventures in Wild California (2000)

          Adventures in Wild California

          • 86%
          • Unrated
          • 41 min
          • Documentary

          A visit to many of the places and people that give California its reputation as a place of extremes. Among the major segments: Sky surfing in the San Diego area; the movies, including a trip down the Oscar ceremony red carpet, the shooting of a stagecoach ride, and some memories of Walt Disney, including a roller coaster ride in Disneyland; some snowboarding and skiing stunts; a trip to the top, and then deep inside, some giant sequoias; biologists working with otters and bald eagle...

          Alone with a Stranger (2000)

          Alone with a Stranger

            • R
            • 93 min
            • Thriller

            Max never had the good things in life. A life of crime was his only legacy. So when he discovers an unknown brother, to whom fortune has granted all that is missing in Max's life, he decides to do anything to get what should have been his theft, kidnapping, murder, anything! Now all Max wants is his brother's money, his power and especially his beautiful wife!

            Auggie Rose (2000)

            Auggie Rose

            • 54%
            • R
            • 109 min
            • Drama

            An insurance salesman's humdrum existence takes a turn when a stranger, ex-con Auggie Rose, unexpectedly dies in his arms. Assuming the identity of the dead man, the salesman embarks on a double life, keeping it secret from his live-in girlfriend. Written by Anonymous